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Nickname Shineyguy
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Description YES I misspell my nickname intentionally!
Oh, and why are you wasting your time coming here to look at what I've written anyway?? Shoo! SHOO!!
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Signed On Aug 28, 2005, 08:01
Total Comments 337 (Amateur)
User ID 23706
 
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News Comments > Kick Ass 2 Next Month
13. Re: Kick Ass 2 Next Month Apr 23, 2014, 13:05 Shineyguy
 
Beamer wrote on Apr 23, 2014, 11:20:
Kick Ass lost the ability to feel pain?
I don't remember that at all.

Yup. When he first hit the streets as a vigilante, he was beaten so badly that he lost the ability to feel pain, and this is why after that initial beating he took he became a much "better" vigilante.

I remember the first movie being a lot more messed up than I would have thought; Kick Ass 2 sort of took that to a whole 'nutha level.
 
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News Comments > Kick Ass 2 Next Month
7. Re: Kick Ass 2 Next Month Apr 23, 2014, 09:34 Shineyguy
 
InBlack wrote on Apr 23, 2014, 09:09:
Ive seen the first movie and was suitably entertained. Is the second one any good?

Unfortunately the second doesn't seem to try to follow the events of the first in a couple critical areas. One being how Kick Ass lost the ability to feel pain in the first movie (which was his "Superpower"), but apparently is able to feel pain without issue in the second. This hole wasn't explained at all.

Otherwise the movie was reasonably entertaining.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
17. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 16, 2014, 16:34 Shineyguy
 
jdreyer wrote on Apr 16, 2014, 14:48:
Cutter wrote on Apr 16, 2014, 14:39:
jdreyer wrote on Apr 16, 2014, 14:19:
Cutter wrote on Apr 16, 2014, 14:09:
1badmf wrote on Apr 16, 2014, 09:17:
you know what's a shitty turn of events?

Is it when people don't capitalize properly? Construct run on sentences? Or otherwise fail to make the attempt at utilizing basic grammar correctly? Yeah, that annoys me too.

Or when people focus the way an issue is presented instead of the addressing actual issue itself?

Grammar. The difference between helping your Uncle Jack off a horse, and helping your uncle jack off a horse.

Or when someone doesn't know the difference between grammar and spelling?

Well, everything he spelled he spelled correctly, so his comment stands.

Honestly, I'm just tired of hearing week after week that "oh! Star Citizen raised another 1M dollars!" I don't give a shit. Stop reporting on it. Let us know when the game is in Beta phase and we actually get to SEE some content that was born from the fruit of the tree.
 
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News Comments > 37% of Steam Games Never Loaded by Owners
56. Re: 37% of Steam Games Never Loaded by Owners Apr 16, 2014, 16:22 Shineyguy
 
MacLeod wrote on Apr 16, 2014, 15:11:
Shineyguy wrote on Apr 16, 2014, 09:36:
[and got some garbage like Ricochet,

Garbage? It's Tron's Deadly Discs man! That's at least worth the load up once.

I believe I was one of those that may have started the game up once, but played less than 6 minutes.
 
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News Comments > 37% of Steam Games Never Loaded by Owners
20. Re: 37% of Steam Games Never Loaded by Owners Apr 16, 2014, 10:09 Shineyguy
 
Pigeon wrote on Apr 16, 2014, 09:53:
Prez wrote on Apr 16, 2014, 09:39:
That's probably close to my personal percentage actually. I'll get to them evetually.

I've been working through my back log and making progress. I've self instigated a moratorium on buying new games or playing MMOs. Currently working through Arkham City, which I bought over a year ago.

Don't feel bad. I've started Arkham Asylum 3 times now and STILL haven't finished it. Each time I start I play quite a bit for a week or two, then move back into playing the hot game that my buddies are playing (usually CoD of some kind, or Battlefield. However I skipped the Ghosts and MW3 wagon.)
 
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News Comments > 37% of Steam Games Never Loaded by Owners
12. Re: 37% of Steam Games Never Loaded by Owners Apr 16, 2014, 09:36 Shineyguy
 
SpectralMeat wrote on Apr 16, 2014, 09:24:
Bitterbug wrote on Apr 16, 2014, 09:22:
Ricochet was part of the Half Life 2 pack years ago.
It came in at least the silver edition.
Oh that explains it

Yup, I bought HL2 Silver right when Steam was coming out (first game that required Steam to run) and got some garbage like Ricochet, which I have never started up.

There are quite a few games on my list of 150+ that I've never touched, mostly because on the Steam Summer/Winter sales, I will buy the packs of games for a good price, but only really be interested in a few of them.
 
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News Comments > DICE Looking Into BF4 "Death Shield" Bug
8. Re: DICE Looking Into BF4 Apr 14, 2014, 11:38 Shineyguy
 
harlock wrote on Apr 14, 2014, 11:34:
how the fuck did DICE miss this

I think the better question is how they repeatedly introduce new bugs while patching out others. Or, better yet, is how they REINTRODUCE bugs that have previously been patched out?!
 
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News Comments > List of Games Relying on GameSpy Services
5. Re: List of Games Relying on GameSpy Services Apr 8, 2014, 12:59 Shineyguy
 
GameRanger is looking at trying to support these titles as well. One of the guys made a post on the previous story about it here.  
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News Comments > Borderlands 2 Prequel Plans?
15. Re: Borderlands 2 Prequel Plans? Apr 7, 2014, 13:41 Shineyguy
 
Creston wrote on Apr 7, 2014, 11:02:
"People liked Borderlands! Quick, rush out some sequels so we can cash in!!!"

Considering Borderlands 2 came out 1 1/2-2 years ago, I'd hardly call it rushed out..
 
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News Comments > DOOM Beta FAQ
7. Re: DOOM Beta FAQ Apr 4, 2014, 13:05 Shineyguy
 
MajorD wrote on Apr 4, 2014, 11:07:
Q. What is the DOOM Beta? How long will it last?


A. We will be providing more information on the specific content and duration of the beta test at a later time.


What they are really saying is, "Just take the bait, preorder Wolfenstein, and give us your money already! We'll give you the Beta testing details at a much later date AFTER you've all committed and we have your money already you dumb son of a bitch!

It seems beta test periods have become shorter and shorter. I'm guessing this one will be 'maybe' 48 hours, 72 hours max .....WoopyFrickenDoo!!!

Yes, yes, yes, I know they are so generous by providing us all with this opportunity to play a beta, it's better than nothing, and I should be ever so grateful...blah blah blah. But, it's really about marketing, and it's not only about getting your money, but getting it early to boot.



I remember playing the leaked build of Doom 3. What a great experience that was.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Rubber Banding Fixes and Server Upgrades Planned
17. Re: Battlefield 4 Rubber Banding Fixes and Server Upgrades Planned Apr 2, 2014, 15:36 Shineyguy
 
Battlefield 4 is the only game that I have encountered where the developer consistently introduces a new bug with each patch that is issued that resolves other bugs.

Sometimes, they even manage to re-introduce old bugs that were solved months prior.


Basically, I'm saying that DICE is a piss-poor developer, and they make it harder and harder for me to want to keep buying their games.

And this doesn't even take into account how hopelessly unbalanced some game modes and maps are in the game.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Rubber Banding Fixes and Server Upgrades Planned
11. Re: Battlefield 4 Rubber Banding Fixes and Server Upgrades Planned Apr 2, 2014, 12:01 Shineyguy
 
HorrorScope wrote on Apr 2, 2014, 11:29:
With OP. As I've read thread after thread, ping'd son 6 feet apart. "How's your BF4 exp been"". "Good so far." "Really? People online are raging". "Every so often I get bounced from a server but that's about it, nothing different than most games".

I'm not saying people don't have problems, I'm not saying there aren't some issues. All games imo have some sort of issues, "Killcam Issue?", I wouldn't make that much an issue at all towards the overall game.

So mileage varies, on this end the game has been satisfactory for months. (Intel/NVidia setup)

Except it's something that was working, until they broke it with a patch that was supposed to fix other, unrelated issues.

If you're not touching something to do with that code, how the f*ck do you break it?
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Rubber Banding Fixes and Server Upgrades Planned
7. Re: Battlefield 4 Rubber Banding Fixes and Server Upgrades Planned Apr 2, 2014, 11:10 Shineyguy
 
Nope, kill cam is still f*cked.

I've had plenty of issues, all due to DICE's shoddy programming of the game. Every time they patch something out, they introduce NEW bugs. I honestly have no idea how they manage to do that on a regular basis.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
27. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 1, 2014, 17:04 Shineyguy
 
Agent.X7 wrote on Apr 1, 2014, 16:31:
PropheT wrote on Apr 1, 2014, 13:00:
I think it'd be worth mentioning that people who are interested may be better off waiting a while before jumping in. Broken quests and bugs are pretty much everywhere, from spawns that don't work to NPC callouts going over entire zones to event triggers that aren't working to outright crashing and login problems once you do. The servers are down completely right now. Stability wise, I'm impressed it's been up as much as it has because I hadn't expected it to be... but just like the last beta event, I'd swear it's buggier now than the game was two months ago and most of the bugs are exactly the same.


I have been playing since Sunday at 2PM EDT. I have not crashed once, nor experienced any sort of bug either. I did lag rather badly a time or two, but this is probably the smoothest MMO launch I have ever experienced. (And I used to work for MMORPG.com, I have experienced a lot of them.)

Believe me, I did not want to like this game, but it's good. The sub still sucks, but I can see myself paying at least until I hit the endgame.


EDIT: Oh, I did forget one bug. One quest was supposed to have a trail for me to follow on the beginner island, and the trail never showed up. I had to Google it to find out where I was supposed to go.

Still in early access now though no? I would expect at full launch we may see some connectivity issues.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
2. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 1, 2014, 09:51 Shineyguy
 
nin wrote on Apr 1, 2014, 09:21:
we have totally changed our name here to Pink's News

Glad this made a return this year. I've been missing it.


Shouldn't the page theme be in Pink now though as opposed to just the logo at the header?
 
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News Comments > PC Battlefield 4 Naval Strike Delayed
10. Re: PC Battlefield 4 Naval Strike Delayed Mar 25, 2014, 13:33 Shineyguy
 
Agent.X7 wrote on Mar 25, 2014, 12:54:
Hurray, because I don't have time for this yet!

They've been attempting to "CODify" the Battlefield experience, which really doesn't work with the Battlefield universe. BF has always been a more deliberate game, which is what I liked about it.
 
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News Comments > Gauntlet Remake This Summer
33. Re: I <3 Gauntlet. Mar 17, 2014, 16:35 Shineyguy
 
Ant wrote on Mar 17, 2014, 14:13:
I used to play the original arcade games too much. This does look like Diablo, Torchlight, etc. which I also enjoy though. I never got into Gauntlet 3, Legends, etc. though.

Played Gauntlet Legends with some friends endlessly. Was great fun plopping down on the couch and running through levels with each other.
 
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News Comments > NVIDIA Ending Support for DX10-Generation Cards in 2016
20. Re: NVIDIA Ending Support for DX10-Generation Cards in 2016 Mar 14, 2014, 21:39 Shineyguy
 
HoSpanky wrote on Mar 14, 2014, 13:24:
Fair enough, they're cutting support for cards designed for the OS that Microsoft is ceasing support for.

They're cutting support for Windows XP, not Windows Vista (which, BTW is where DX10 was originated from).
 
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News Comments > DICE: No Damage from BF4 Launch; New Patch; Carrier Assault Details
2. Re: DICE: No Damage from BF4 Launch; New Patch; Carrier Assault Details Mar 7, 2014, 09:26 Shineyguy
 
Yeah I cry bullshit on this one. As bad as Battlefield launches have been historically, this one has been even more so. The introduction of Battlelog with BF3 was rocky, but to have Battlelog be broken and missing features for BF4? It's just a f*cking web page guys!

And the game itself, holy crap what a bug ridden mess. With each patch they manage to introduce more crash to desktop bugs. I don't think I've ever seen such an inept development studio.


EDIT: By the way, just in case it isn't clear, I believe they DID damage the battlefield brand.
 
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News Comments > MS Planning DirectX 12
70. Re: MS Planning DirectX 12 Mar 6, 2014, 16:43 Shineyguy
 
Bundy wrote on Mar 6, 2014, 15:45:
I want an Icon. Stupid Canada.

I want an Icon. Stupid Verizon.

(Current owner of a Day 1 Lumia 920)
 
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