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Signed On Jan 29, 2006, 02:29
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News Comments > Risen 2 Demo
4. Re: Risen 2 Demo Jun 24, 2012, 21:19 DarkCntry
 
The Half Elf wrote on Jun 24, 2012, 20:28:
Not sure if it's just me or my taste in games lately, but finding it very MEH.

Pretty much everyone felt that way, and it was compounded with the then pre-patch combat mechanics with the inability to do simple things like dodge. Even post-patch with dodging, it still hasn't made combat any more fun or engaging.
 
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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Stress Test Next Week
9. Re: Guild Wars 2 Stress Test Next Week Jun 21, 2012, 13:51 DarkCntry
 
Cutter wrote on Jun 21, 2012, 13:48:
Maybe they've picked this for a reason. To get some indication of what an average weekday might be like, otherwise they'd be doing in the evening and on the weekend.

That still doesn't make sense in the context of a stress test. Unless this was meant for non-American regions and/or for a look at low-impact hours.
 
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
1. Re: Evening Mobilization Jun 13, 2012, 22:01 DarkCntry
 
I won't lie, I found the updated app to be pretty nice. Being able to watch content from the Xbox on the iPad or iPhone is a nice thing.

Of course, that means my Xbox is going to be staying on for longer periods of time.
 
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News Comments > TERA Free Trial
4. Re: TERA Free Trial Jun 13, 2012, 21:58 DarkCntry
 
Calistoga wrote on Jun 13, 2012, 21:45:
Without overstating it, Tera is the best mmorpg I have played in 10 years of playing games including Wow(for 6 years), EQ2, AOC, WH, Rift, Aion, GW2 beta. The combat, especially the melee combat is fantastic, the graphics are incredible, animations are best genre has ever seen (both monsters and players), dungeons are very good. Poster who dismisses it as an endless grind is cynical and dead wrong. Even my wife loves the game, and she was skeptical after being burned by AOC, WH, Rift, etc. We have 2 lvl 40's and love it.

Just make sure you have beefy computer to enjoy it to its fullest. We bought 2 new computers just to play this game after we started playing it and loved it. There is your endorsement.

Trust me, the game is freaking awesome. Period.

The game *is* an endless grind though. Unless I missed something, somewhere, once you get to like level 10 you start slowing down and having to slog through the riff-raff of "Kill X" and "Fetch X" quests.

It is a nice looking and entertaining MMO to play in short bursts, but to tell someone that they are dead wrong and cynical for stating a bold-faced truth screams otherwise.
 
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
3. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Jun 12, 2012, 22:48 DarkCntry
 
Koshmar wrote on Jun 12, 2012, 21:02:
eSports? Maybe eCompetitions or eGames, but to classify professional gaming as a sport seems silly. Professional poker isn't even referred to as a sport.

In theory, it's no less a sport than, say, NASCAR or any other number of activities falling under that nomenclature.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Bans
17. Re: Diablo III Bans Jun 12, 2012, 20:36 DarkCntry
 
Prez wrote on Jun 12, 2012, 20:24:
Something that occurred to me while reading all the Diablo 3 news lately is that an unscrupulous individual, if so inclined, could make more than enough money in the auction house to keep buying new copies of D3 indefinitely as their old accounts get banned, assuming they work quickly enough. Banning doesn't seem like much of a deterrent in that case especially if Blizzard only brings the ban-hammer occasionally.

The probability that would work would probably be low, seeing as you need both an Authenticator and a form of payment info on the accounts.

The Authenticator is tied, hardware-wise, to either the fob or the phone, so they'd have to get new phones and/or fobs to keep this part going...

I'm also pretty sure Blizzard would be pretty careful about having multiple accounts using the same payment info across them without first verifying them.

That's not to say that this isn't possible, but figuring the hurdles behind it, I don't see it profitable overall.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Bans
12. Re: Diablo III Bans Jun 12, 2012, 18:57 DarkCntry
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Jun 12, 2012, 18:08:
7 posts.
1 actual good information, the rest trolls. Keep on trollin on fellahs.

Hard to call my post a troll, when it's actually explaining what was asked...but hey, haters gonna hate.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Bans
6. Re: Diablo III Bans Jun 12, 2012, 17:36 DarkCntry
 
Well lets see, based upon the news topic, the content of the post you're questioning, Rattlehead, one could easily assume that Hellbuddy is a bot for Diablo 3.

Of course, that's only if one is capable of putting forth some effort in a logical deduction of the words written.
 
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News Comments > On Diablo III Balance Changes
91. Re: On Diablo III Balance Changes May 29, 2012, 11:17 DarkCntry
 
You know what Champs are best? The Wasp/Bees that shoot little bees, coupled with Desecration, Chains, Vampire, and Teleport....

Just last night, I had two Champ groups that I somehow entered next to, one was the Wasp/Bees above teamed with the sneaking Vipers that had Waller, Jailer, and (wait for it), Electricity.

I lasted about 2 seconds. Seriously those buffs need to have exclusions, desecration and either Jailer or lag-happy Frozen are way too overpowered on every upper difficulty. Lost a level 38 HC Witch Doctor thanks to a couple of them.
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
5. Re: etc., etc. May 24, 2012, 17:37 DarkCntry
 
But the integration can go deeper as well. The show might introduce a new storyline involving a mysterious plague that is afflicting the entire continent, Beliaeff said. Players in the game could then work toward finding a cure. If the cure is found, the particular player that dredged it up could be mentioned on the show, or even become a walk-on character in a future season, events Beliaeff compared to "winning the lottery."

^^ From the article...I can see it now;

"Thanks to Fagbomb120541 and XxC00li0xX for aiding in the facilitation of creating this cure to save so many lives!"

I think I'd watch the show just to witness this...
 
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News Comments > New DayZ Mod
16. Re: New DayZ Mod May 22, 2012, 15:43 DarkCntry
 
J wrote on May 22, 2012, 15:35:
I have a question for you Day Z players. I was watching some YouTube videos with Day Z gameplay on and there's a question which stands out to me: How do you gain humanity?

It seems to fall quite quickly, even if you shoot in self-defence, so how do you gain it and prevent yourself becoming just another bandit?

Humanity is gained by killing zombies, healing other players (via bandages or blood transfusions), killing bandits, and will gradually go up as time goes on the longer you stay alive and not shoot other survivors.
 
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News Comments > BioShock Infinite Multiplayer Support?
8. Re: BioShock Infinite Multiplayer Support? May 10, 2012, 00:30 DarkCntry
 
NegaDeath wrote on May 10, 2012, 00:20:
I swear if we have to grind multiplayer to unlock a better ending.....

If you're alluding to Mass Effect 3, you might want to not...the galactic readiness meant overall jack when you basically got enough assets just from playing the normal game for all of the endings.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Open Beta Weekend
10. Re: Diablo III Open Beta Weekend Apr 20, 2012, 10:48 DarkCntry
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Apr 20, 2012, 10:33:
With 1.2mb/s it would have taken you about an hour and not 20 minutes

;p

I know...it was a matter of 'perspective' in terms of their P2P client's reporting. That said, the point was that the download wasn't as big as people may think.

 
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News Comments > Diablo III Open Beta Weekend
3. Re: Diablo III Open Beta Weekend Apr 20, 2012, 09:26 DarkCntry
 
Ventura wrote on Apr 20, 2012, 09:21:
Not going to play myself. Probably a pretty sizeable download, and it'd only be for this weekend, after all.

I'm saving myself for May 15th

Sizable being only ~4GB...took me around 20 minutes to complete with the downloader hovering at 1.2Mb/s
 
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News Comments > Sniper Elite V2 Demo
7. Re: Sniper Elite V2 Demo Apr 20, 2012, 08:31 DarkCntry
 
space captain wrote on Apr 20, 2012, 01:34:
X-Ray Kill Cam - Amazing ‘kill cam’ technology showcases what really happens when a bullet enters an enemy’s body, allowing players to see hearts and lungs tear, livers burst, and bones shatter.

wow, thats pretty intense

im not a fan of the WW2 stuff, but this sounds like an interesting sim type game

Nothing is really all that graphic in terms of visceral wounds...well, except for the 'graze of the jaw' hits which seem to turn the target's mouth inside out.

The x-ray cam probably isn't fully implemented in the demo simply because the hits I was making didn't really scream "hearts and lungs tear" but more like "bullet go in here, exit there". Bone shatters are pretty fun to watch though...but again, they don't seem to be fully implemented.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Beta Open to All Battle.net Accounts?
51. Re: Diablo III Beta Open to All Battle.net Accounts? Apr 20, 2012, 05:54 DarkCntry
 
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News Comments > EA Explains Warhammer 40K Tank Issue
9. Re: EA Explains Warhammer 40K Tank Issue Apr 14, 2012, 04:36 DarkCntry
 
Jack9 wrote on Apr 14, 2012, 04:24:
Is this story the least bit interesting? No. Is it the least bit surprising? No. Is there a lesson to be learned? No. Why is anyone talking about this?

Because it's a news blurb involving gaming on a gaming news website...........
 
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News Comments > Free Mass Effect 3 Resurgence Pack Next Week
13. Re: Free Mass Effect 3 Resurgence Pack Next Week Apr 7, 2012, 04:03 DarkCntry
 
Mordecai Walfish wrote on Apr 6, 2012, 23:33:
No doubt this would not be free DLC if EA wasn't in full on damage-control mode right now.

I would bet it would be free even if everyone had no qualms with the endings...EA has been quite happy getting 'one up' on Activision in their games when releasing 'map packs' by doing so for free or for a tiny charge and not $15...
 
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News Comments > DICE: Console Certification Holds Up PC Patches
21. Re: DICE: Console Certification Holds Up PC Patches Mar 28, 2012, 06:49 DarkCntry
 
Maybe I'm an overly positive guy, but maybe the certification hold-up actually has to do with Battlelog's cross-access between platforms.

That *could* be a logical explanation as to why the consoles are holding up the PC updates...maybe.
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect 3 Ending Changes Planned
65. Re: Mass Effect 3 Ending Changes Planned Mar 21, 2012, 16:37 DarkCntry
 
Verno wrote on Mar 21, 2012, 16:35:
TheBigVlad wrote on Mar 21, 2012, 16:31:
I would think the point would be to entertain. Many of the choices I made during the series did alter my gameplay experience enough that I felt like they mattered, but I never expected them to make any huge impact to the overall story. I'm not sure why anyone would, honestly.

Bioware has literally said that the game is all about building "your Shepard and telling your story". I get what you're saying about not expecting a totally personalized ending but its hard to argue that it wasn't sold that way. The ending doesn't really satisfy on many levels. It's not totally about personalization either, a lot of people were very attached to their companions and wanted some explanation or whatever.
I never expected an ending with Shepard outside of him/her dying...what *I* wanted was closure on the rest of the people I've met along the way.

Oh yea...and not the horrible way they kicked you in the teeth over Tali.
 
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