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News Comments > Fallen Enchantress Magic Details
2. Re: Fallen Enchantress Magic Details Jul 23, 2011, 12:45 Nate
 
Fallen Ench is a new, hopefully non-crap game built using the same engine. Its a freebie to make up to the people who bought the first one.  
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News Comments > PlanetSide 2 Announced
24. Re: PlanetSide 2 Announced Jul 8, 2011, 20:03 Nate
 
I like what I'm hearing for PS2. The first was just capturing the same buildings and bases endlessly.

I'm wondering what will happen to what you've conquered after everyone goes to sleep.
 
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News Comments > PlanetSide 2 Announcement This Week
8. Re: PlanetSide 2 Announcement This Week Jul 6, 2011, 01:23 Nate
 
I'm going to like BF3 but 1000 player battles is going to be such great fun!  
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News Comments > Scrolls Will Launch Minecraft Style
4. Re: Scrolls Will Launch Minecraft Style Jun 30, 2011, 00:01 Nate
 
Ludomancer wrote on Jun 29, 2011, 23:29:
Still, a lot of independent developers are embracing this model of release... like idiots.

Minecraft offered something that no other game had really ever done as well, ever. It wasn't a fluke, it was just a beautifully developed game. People saw what it was, and flocked to it before it was even complete.

I want to punch every dev in the face that tries to emulate it. I hate this pan-handling development strategy.

Either way, Scrolls will probably not be anything like Minecraft, and thus not as successful.

If indie developers don't pan-handle, how are they gonna afford to make a good game?
 
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News Comments > Tribes Ascend Will Be F2P, Gameplay Trailer
38. Re: Tribes Ascend Will Be F2P, Gameplay Trailer Jun 28, 2011, 07:16 Nate
 
Thanks for answering my tank questions!

Reading this thread, perhaps Hi-Rez should have an open beta ASAP. At least they would get feed back earlier. Global Agenda kinda sucked at release.
 
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News Comments > Tribes Ascend Will Be F2P, Gameplay Trailer
24. Re: Tribes Ascend Will Be F2P, Gameplay Trailer Jun 27, 2011, 19:31 Nate
 
Never got into the original Tribes but am sure to try this since it will be F2P.

Question for people in the know, saw a tank in the video. Do you expect tanks to be fun in this game? Or is more geared to the individual soldier flying around?
 
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News Comments > Hear Yee, Hear Yee
30. Re: Hear Yee, Hear Yee Jun 27, 2011, 19:28 Nate
 
This news is not even worth discussing. The Senator got free publicity and perhaps will be able to extort some campaign donations from the game industry.  
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News Comments > First Brink DLC to be Free for Two Weeks
18. Re: First Brink DLC to be Free for Two Weeks Jun 24, 2011, 20:23 Nate
 
SectorEffector wrote on Jun 24, 2011, 15:20:
It wasn't GPU or CPU lag at all, literally the other cpu bot players were lagging out and I was amazed.

worst pre-order mistake I've made yet.

What lag? I've played 60 hours. Haven't run into the lag your describing.

Granted there were some bugs at launch. However, Brink isn't as bad as you all are describing.
 
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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Underwater Combat Details
8. Re: Guild Wars 2 Underwater Combat Details Jun 24, 2011, 20:15 Nate
 
The Gamespot combat demo video is quite impressive!  
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News Comments > DICE Addresses Battlefield 3 Preorder Questions
6. Re: DICE Addresses Battlefield 3 Preorder Questions Jun 13, 2011, 23:09 Nate
 
Don't care about this physical warfare pack. The 3 extra maps that you can only get by pre-ordering with EA is the issue.  
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News Comments > BF3 Preorder Backlash
69. Re: BF3 Preorder Backlash Jun 13, 2011, 20:30 Nate
 
What sucks is having to pre-order from EA's online store to get the additional 3 maps. You can't even pre-order BF3 yet from Steam.

Split the player base from day 1. Good thinking!

Could care less about the weapon bonus thing. I'm in it for the tanks/APCs.
 
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News Comments > Black Prophecy NA Open Beta
4. Re: Black Prophecy NA Open Beta Jun 9, 2011, 21:39 Nate
 
The Advocate wrote on Jun 9, 2011, 14:44:
Do you have insomnia? If so, play this game.

LOL, too true.

Graphics are OK, the only thing to do is run missions. Endless, endless, repetitive missions.
 
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News Comments > EA's Online Service
29. Less BF3 maps for me! Jun 3, 2011, 19:04 Nate
 
The extra BF3 maps for pre-orders stinks! Splits the community. Of course you can only pre-order it from EA, which I'm not going to do.

Yay! Less BF3 maps for me!
 
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News Comments > Sound Core3D Announced
39. Re: Sound Core3D Announced May 31, 2011, 20:21 Nate
 
The Advocate wrote on May 31, 2011, 13:02:
I used to use onboard sound and it did a very good job with a 5.1 system with those multicolored 1/8" jacks.

Then I moved to a receiver with a home theatre 7.1 setup and discovered that the optical out on my onboard audio only does stereo as confirmed by the board manufacturer.

Regrettably, I am now using a Soundblaster drop-in until I upgrade the whole system and find a board that supports 7.1 Dolby on optical.

Uh, forget optical. You want to go HDMI. Assuming your receiver supports HDMI or your buying a new one. Then you just need the video card, which you may already have since your reading Blue's News.
 
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News Comments > Sound Core3D Announced
38. Re: Sound Core3D Announced May 31, 2011, 20:13 Nate
 
Linthat22 wrote on May 31, 2011, 12:04:
I took out my soundcard since I've been running the HDMI out from my ATI card into my receiver. No issues, what so ever.

Doing the same. MB On board sound disabled in BIOS. HDMI/LPCM 7.1 for the win!
 
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News Comments > Brink Tweak Tool
18. Re: Brink Tweak Tool May 17, 2011, 00:36 Nate
 
Jerykk wrote on May 16, 2011, 23:20:
I've found you just cant be as frustrated when you die in this type of game, you must expect it, because it's wild gameplay.

I've found it very easy to be frustrated...

Whoo boy this game had me frustrated at some points. If your team is stuck progressing in a map. Usually its because they don't look for alternate routes. Take a new route, flank the enemy. Log jam busted.

Easier said than done of course. The climbing on stuff and spotting routes. These take a while to pick up.
 
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News Comments > Brink Tweak Tool
12. Re: Brink Tweak Tool May 16, 2011, 19:39 Nate
 
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on May 16, 2011, 19:33:
What the... no K/D ratio displayed? Boycott for life!

Seriously, how is Valve going to penalize/reward me if certain numbers aren't openly tracked?

You get a score each round and awards. One of the awards is most kills. So instead of looking at your K/D ratio, you start looking at your score and awards.
 
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News Comments > Brink Tweak Tool
11. Re: Brink Tweak Tool May 16, 2011, 19:35 Nate
 
Some servers give you a good ping but then have bad server lag after you start playing. In game lag is well hidden and so your left with a bad, frustrating experience.

If you get on a good server, the game is a blast. The AI bots are also hit or miss depending on the server. You can run into ultra deadly bots or brain dead simpletons that don't like to fire their gun.

Weapon choice, weapon addons and the body size you choose are a key thing. Progressing up to level 20 doesn't take long.
 
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News Comments > Sword of the Stars II in Q3, Maybe August
1. Re: Sword of the Stars II in Q3, Maybe August May 13, 2011, 00:36 Nate
 
Can't wait for this! Other recent 4x strategy games were a disappointment.  
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News Comments > Diablo III Followers Trailer
6. Re: Diablo III Followers Trailer May 12, 2011, 20:14 Nate
 
What are you two talking about? The graphics look excellent for this type of game. The animations are quite nice too.

This is full 3D not what Diablo 2 had.
 
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