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Nickname Iridium
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Signed On Nov 16, 2005, 12:16
Total Comments 81 (Suspect)
User ID 24079
 
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News Comments > Space Noir Announced
4. Re: Space Noir Announced Mar 10, 2014, 11:08 Iridium
 
Why is it not Star Noir  
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
1. Re: Morning Safety Dance Jan 15, 2014, 10:14 Iridium
 
How do you get a politician to care about privacy? Convict one of them with NSA data for bribery or some such.

The rest will panic and do something. Until it affects them, who cares.

 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
3. Re: Evening Consolidation Nov 22, 2013, 22:10 Iridium
 
Huh. I'd followed KSI on Youtube for a little while after spotting him in the KickTV FIFA tournament and found him somewhat funny, but dropped it because funny certainly hadn't been the norm. But I hadn't heard of any of this past stuff. Interesting. Slightly unsurprising.


 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
1. Re: Morning Safety Dance Nov 19, 2013, 08:59 Iridium
 
Children should avoid using tablets because it can lead to "muscle weakness". That's the most moronic excuse I've seen in ages regarding the whole screen-time 'epidemic'.

In fact the article even states

The technology is so new, researchers canít predict what damage may be done. That has doctors very concerned.

But MUSCLE WEAKNESS!

 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
3. Re: Evening Tech Bits Nov 13, 2013, 20:59 Iridium
 
Serious question here, not even joking.

How many people do you think has stuck their penis into that.
 
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News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic PvP Space Combat Expansion Announced
20. Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic PvP Space Combat Expansion Announced Oct 9, 2013, 08:10 Iridium
 
Personally I'd like to praise EA for going that extra mile and finding something else about SWTOR with which to disappoint me.

Kudos. It really takes effort at this point. But when the stakes are high I can always count on them to scrape the bottom of the barrel to cough up the most aggressively disappointing product possible. I mean, the new Sim City: who really expected that it would quite as far as it did down the shithole?

Truly an industry leader.
 
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News Comments > etc.
3. Re: etc. Jun 24, 2013, 15:23 Iridium
 
Aww, come on, Outpost was awesome! I mean, aside from the crushing bug that guaranteed your colony couldn't survive due to inevitably running out of that one bugged resource thereby driving all of your living modules to become red light districts such that your colony almost literally whored itself to death.

Now I think of it, that one's ripe for a remake.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Safety Dance
1. Re: Sunday Safety Dance Mar 11, 2013, 07:55 Iridium
 
You know, when I saw the unnecessary capitalization in that headline I thought to myself "that's gotta be either The Register or Huffpo." Bam. Nailed it.

I used to have so much respect for El Reg. =(
 
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News Comments > Star Wars 1313 Website
5. Re: Star Wars 1313 Website Jun 2, 2012, 11:20 Iridium
 
Nothing to see, but somewhat telling that it needs age verification. Are they anticipating an M rating? Hm.  
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News Comments > Star Wars 1313 Details
16. Re: Star Wars 1313 Details Jun 1, 2012, 12:45 Iridium
 
Blah blah blah Arkham Asylum clone with Boba Fett and less compelling villains.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
2. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 10, 2011, 16:37 Iridium
 
They do make bacon scented air fresheners. I have one!

They're horrible and smell nothing like bacon.
 
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News Comments > Duke Nukem Forever Delayed Until June
1. DNF Delayed? Mar 24, 2011, 09:18 Iridium
 
I, for one, am shocked.  
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News Comments > SecuROM in Dragon Age II?
9. Re: SecuROM in Dragon Age II? Mar 11, 2011, 16:59 Iridium
 
Ars has info.

Details

Also, anyone surprised? Really? Didn't think so.
 
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News Comments > Trainz Multiplayer Open Beta
1. Re: Trainz Multiplayer Open Beta Jan 31, 2011, 10:41 Iridium
 
How, uh... how would one engage in multiplayer in that? Do you just wave to your friend as he trains on by, and then you don't see anyone else until the next station?

And are there clans? *~\{D3th_Cab00$e}/~*|Mr_C0nduct0rz: lol n00b u need moar coal
 
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News Comments > Ubisoft's Results
7. Re: Ubisoft's Results Jul 23, 2010, 09:13 Iridium
 
It's also worth wondering how much the Assassin's Creed 2 sales they're so positive about were driven by hardware bundling. I built a new PC at the same time it came out, and got a free copy with the CPU. What percentage of PC sales of the game were driven by bundling, and what percentage by people willing to suffer the DRM?  
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News Comments > SOE Layoffs
6. Re: SOE Layoffs Jul 16, 2010, 01:13 Iridium
 
$50 says that most or all of them worked on SWG. It won't last long after TOR launches.  
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News Comments > etc.
1. Re: etc. Jul 8, 2010, 11:14 Iridium
 
Exactly, who cares? So why do the links to it keep popping up here....  
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News Comments > Need for Speed World Open Beta
12. Re: Need for Speed World Open Beta Jul 3, 2010, 07:27 Iridium
 
Just downloaded it to give it a shot. Fun things I've learned!

1- The load time is pretty long for such a relatively small game.
2- It doesn't add a Windows firewall exception for itself.
3- It crashes when it can't connect to the server for #2.
4- It crashes when you try to change the resolution from 1024x768 to 1920x1200 (repeated three times).
5- It crashes when you try to change the resolution from 1024x768 to the slightly less challenging 1280x1024. Have given up and will drive with jaggies.
6- Guessing the servers are slammed right now, because it's taking ages to decide whether my nickname is in use. Can't do anything until it's done.

So, off to a brilliant start.

EXCITING UPDATE: It also crashes when I exit the game.

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News Comments > Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines Patch
19. Re: Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines Patch Jun 28, 2010, 10:32 Iridium
 
Eldaron Imotholin wrote on Jun 28, 2010, 05:43:
I'm not saying it's bad. I'm saying the game carries a mood that brings me down. You can argue that's a good thing, but then I'll just slowly back away from that discussion.

It's a good thing, yes. The ability to instill these moods and evoke emotions is a strong supporting point in the unnecessarily-ongoing argument over whether games are art. In fact I'd say that the Ocean House Hotel level, with having no enemies whatsoever and using the atmosphere and the odd creepy little girl to cause fear, is a better example of the horror genre than 95% of the efforts by Hollywood over the past 50 years.
 
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News Comments > Kotick: Audience "Clamoring" for Subscription CoD
81. Re: Kotick: Audience "Clamoring" for Subscription CoD Jun 21, 2010, 09:38 Iridium
 
Audience: Kotick "Clamoring" for more crack.  
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