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Signed On Feb 11, 2006, 23:49
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News Comments > StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Preloads
14. Re: StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Preloads Oct 19, 2015, 10:31 CJ_Parker
 
Blue wrote on Oct 19, 2015, 10:18:
CJ_Parker wrote on Oct 19, 2015, 09:53:
heroin wrote on Oct 18, 2015, 18:34:
I actually like my Battlenet app, but I own all of their games and expansions. My only complaint is that the app doesn't include Warcraft 3 on it.

Yeah or Diablo 2 + LoD or Starcraft + Broodwar. It's a little annoying that they haven't included their classic back catalog for simple one click install. A silly omission really.

Can't you get a simple one-click install just by providing your CD key? I'm almost positive that's how I added Diablo II.

Hmmm didn't work for me. In fact I just added my classic games because of these news this weekend and when you click on 'redeem code' in the B.net client it opens a browser window.

I added codes for Starcraft 2 Heart of the Swarm and Warcraft 3 + FT and Starcraft + BW.

The only game that showed up correctly in the B.net client was Starcraft 2 HotS but WC3 and SC were only added to the website catalog.

Of course I can download the installer for the classic games from my account page after logging in but there unfortunately seems to be no way to just grab the classic games via the B.net client. I think it's a silly omission on their part because it can't really be that hard to just automate the installer download from within the client app, right?
 
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News Comments > Raven's Cry Renamed; Rerelease Plans
2. Re: Raven's Cry Renamed; Rerelease Plans Oct 19, 2015, 10:18 CJ_Parker
 
I'm betting it's still shit. And I usually win bets.  
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News Comments > StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Preloads
12. Re: StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Preloads Oct 19, 2015, 09:53 CJ_Parker
 
heroin wrote on Oct 18, 2015, 18:34:
I actually like my Battlenet app, but I own all of their games and expansions. My only complaint is that the app doesn't include Warcraft 3 on it.

Yeah or Diablo 2 + LoD or Starcraft + Broodwar. It's a little annoying that they haven't included their classic back catalog for simple one click install. A silly omission really.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
15. Re: Steam Top 10 Oct 19, 2015, 04:39 CJ_Parker
 
He probably meant the pipboy edition... (?)  
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News Comments > BATTLETECH Expanded Merc Campaign Coming
13. Re: BATTLETECH Expanded Merc Campaign Coming Oct 18, 2015, 18:26 CJ_Parker
 
I'm gonna celebrate with champagne, coke and hookers if they miss the retarded PvP goal.

Single player for the muthafuckin win!

Just this one game, please. Just one single game... not fucked up beyond recognition by making it a lulz fest. Thank you!
 
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News Comments > StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Preloads
6. Re: StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Preloads Oct 18, 2015, 04:31 CJ_Parker
 
Yep. It's Battle.net only and that's perfectly fine. A unified client for all stores (Steam, Origin, GOG, uPlay etc.) would be nice but it ain't gonna happen. Quite the contrary. I can already sense more on the horizon like a Bethesda client.
It's not that bad though. I allow Steam to auto-start and the others launch on an as needed basis. No big deal at all.

As for LotV, I've preordered the physical CE and already own the CEs of both previous parts (the only physical games I've bought in a looong time but totally worth it with Blizz quality CEs). When LotV is all patched up in a few months I'm gonna play the trilogy back to back. Should be lots of fun (hopefully)!
 
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News Comments > EA Account Details Leaked
22. Re: EA Account Details Leaked Oct 17, 2015, 02:37 CJ_Parker
 
Ah OK sorry I misunderstood. I thought it was checking *only* against e-mail addresses (which can also be user names). Makes sense now. Thanks for clarifying.  
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News Comments > EA Account Details Leaked
20. Re: EA Account Details Leaked Oct 17, 2015, 01:37 CJ_Parker
 
ViRGE wrote on Oct 17, 2015, 00:41:
CJ_Parker wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 21:04:
jacobvandy wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 20:59:
I'd never seen this site before, which was linked in the article. Apparently you type in an email/username and it searches a bunch of text dumps from these breaches to see if you're among them. I don't know how reliable it is, or trustworthy in and of itself, but if you're curious and wanna give it a shot:

https://haveibeenpwned.com/

Because of the bold bit I would -IF AT ALL- only enter partial matches and never the full e-mail address or user name.

Trust no one.
That site doesn't do partial matches.

It did for me.

Though upon further testing it is a little strange. For example, let us assume your last name was "Smith" and you also had it in your e-mail address. If you enter "smith" it tells you that you have been pwned on 11 sites. If you remove the "h" and enter "smit" then it's only supposed to be 4 sites. This is bullshit, of course, because it should still be at least 11 based on the previous result. Odd.

Well, I'm definitely not entering my full e-mail or account name on a site like that. I have two-way auth activated everywhere it matters. If I would have been "pwned" then I would have gotten messages. Simple as that.

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News Comments > EA Account Details Leaked
10. Re: EA Account Details Leaked Oct 16, 2015, 23:05 CJ_Parker
 
Yep. In spite of EA's shitty business practices the Origin client itself is actually pretty nice these days.

- Great Game Guarantee (Generous refund policy)
- Game Time (Generous demos of some games)
- On The House (Free games)

There have also not been any bugs worth mentioning in a long time, performance is the same as Steam or other services and download speeds are the best from any client of that kind that I've seen (yes faster than Steam even by about 0.3 to 0.5MB/s) here in central EU.
 
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News Comments > EA Account Details Leaked
5. Re: EA Account Details Leaked Oct 16, 2015, 21:04 CJ_Parker
 
jacobvandy wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 20:59:
I'd never seen this site before, which was linked in the article. Apparently you type in an email/username and it searches a bunch of text dumps from these breaches to see if you're among them. I don't know how reliable it is, or trustworthy in and of itself, but if you're curious and wanna give it a shot:

https://haveibeenpwned.com/

Because of the bold bit I would -IF AT ALL- only enter partial matches and never the full e-mail address or user name.

Trust no one.
 
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News Comments > EA Account Details Leaked
2. Re: EA Account Details Leaked Oct 16, 2015, 20:40 CJ_Parker
 
Or use your mobile phone with Google authenticator depending on which you consider the greater minor inconvenience Wink  
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News Comments > Elite Dangerous Horizons Landing Video
30. Re: Elite Dangerous Horizons Landing Video Oct 16, 2015, 20:26 CJ_Parker
 
Cutter wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 18:27:
Jackplug wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 14:22:
He may not have 93million dollars to play with, but for the amount that he did have, he is doing a bloody good job of it and its out to play now. Just a shame that is isn't a huge online multiplayer game.

No it's a shame they didn't ship it offline with an editor like they said they would and it was all just a lie. They'd have an amazing game on their hands right now if they had actually done that because people would be creating content for it like mad. Oh well, stupid them.

You are correct that they promised offline play but I have absolutely no idea what is making you think they ever promised mod tools or an editor. That was never on the menu.
The only bit about player created content at all on the original KS page is a "maybe" with regard to a mission builder which is a far cry from mod tools or editing obviously:

Will you be able to script your own missions for your friends to play through?

It's something I'd like to see, but supporting dev tools externally is not something we'd want to do on day one. Down the line, maybe...


Credit where credit is due. Except offline mode they have pretty much 100% delivered on all promises from the KS campaign. The shipping of the physical swag was a little delayed which was annoying, too, but other than that they did a really good job contrary to other devs from the 2012/2013 KS spree like Larian Studios who simply canceled a whole shopping list of stuff with nary a word about it until people asked.
 
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News Comments > GeForce Experience Users to Get Drivers First?
35. Re: GeForce Experience Users to Get Drivers First? Oct 16, 2015, 16:27 CJ_Parker
 
LiTh wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 16:16:
CJ_Parker wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 16:08:
LiTh wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 15:59:
CJ_Parker wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 15:28:
LiTh wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 12:40:
For a power user that typically overclocks their CPU & GPU and takes pride in getting the most performance out of their system this is a slap in the face. GF Experience has only ever under estimated my machine and settings it can handle or just screwed up SLI profiles. Once i uninstalled it i've yet to have a problem since. Typically i only install the driver and Physx, everything else is bloat and only another point of failure.

You call yourself a power user and don't even know that GFE can be set up any way you like with regard to optimal settings (which -yes- are retarded and often times more used to advertise nVidia exclusive features than the best settings for visual quality)?
It is a simple check box where you select whether you want GFE to automatically apply optimal settings or to even recommend them at all. There are a whopping three check boxes total to customize GFE optimal settings any way you like. I hope you can handle that as a self-proclaimed "power user"(?)...

Personally I'm allowing GFE to recommend because I sometimes like to compare their recommended to my actual preferred settings. I'm naturally not allowing automatic application of the recommended settings. That's obviously a setting only for uber n00bs who can not be bothered to go into in-game menus at all.

So i'm suppose to install the program so i can uncheck some boxes which happens to have the same effect as not installing it anyways... Thinking Ya sounds great!

You're supposed to optionally install it for the latest drivers in the future. It says so in the news.
You could have optionally installed it currently or in the past, like many people have, for easier and more convenient access (one-click-install basically) to the latest drivers. GFE takes up a whooping 3MB of RAM.

Whether you use any of the other features or not is up to you but to criticize features of the program that you are apparently not competent enough to handle is kinda sloppy, man.

Its not going to be optional however. Its going to be mandatory to be able to get the latest drivers. I prefer not using it at all, having the latest drivers, and then using NVInspector if i want something changed for my SLI profile.

Dude. Am I writing Chinese? That's exactly what I wrote. Optional for the latest drivers.
If you don't want to use it, fine, there may be other ways to obtain the drivers for manual installs in the future but GFE is an extremely easy going piece of software.

Don't get me wrong. I dislike the planned e-mail verification, too, but you criticized GFE for something it simply does not even do if set up correctly so I was only defending it against uninformed FUD, not on principle or against the planned changes.
I can optionally set up dozens of e-mail addresses courtesy of my ISP so I will probably use a throwaway address and just keep using GFE for convenience.
 
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News Comments > GeForce Experience Users to Get Drivers First?
33. Re: GeForce Experience Users to Get Drivers First? Oct 16, 2015, 16:08 CJ_Parker
 
LiTh wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 15:59:
CJ_Parker wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 15:28:
LiTh wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 12:40:
For a power user that typically overclocks their CPU & GPU and takes pride in getting the most performance out of their system this is a slap in the face. GF Experience has only ever under estimated my machine and settings it can handle or just screwed up SLI profiles. Once i uninstalled it i've yet to have a problem since. Typically i only install the driver and Physx, everything else is bloat and only another point of failure.

You call yourself a power user and don't even know that GFE can be set up any way you like with regard to optimal settings (which -yes- are retarded and often times more used to advertise nVidia exclusive features than the best settings for visual quality)?
It is a simple check box where you select whether you want GFE to automatically apply optimal settings or to even recommend them at all. There are a whopping three check boxes total to customize GFE optimal settings any way you like. I hope you can handle that as a self-proclaimed "power user"(?)...

Personally I'm allowing GFE to recommend because I sometimes like to compare their recommended to my actual preferred settings. I'm naturally not allowing automatic application of the recommended settings. That's obviously a setting only for uber n00bs who can not be bothered to go into in-game menus at all.

So i'm suppose to install the program so i can uncheck some boxes which happens to have the same effect as not installing it anyways... Thinking Ya sounds great!

You're supposed to optionally install it for the latest drivers in the future. It says so in the news.
You could have optionally installed it currently or in the past, like many people have, for easier and more convenient access (one-click-install basically) to the latest drivers. GFE takes up a whooping 3MB of RAM.

Whether you use any of the other features or not is up to you but to criticize features of the program that you are apparently not competent enough to handle is kinda sloppy, man.
 
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News Comments > Elite Dangerous Horizons Landing Video
21. Re: Elite Dangerous Horizons Landing Video Oct 16, 2015, 15:47 CJ_Parker
 
jdreyer wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 15:34:
Jackplug wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 14:22:
He may not have 93million dollars to play with, but for the amount that he did have, he is doing a bloody good job of it and its out to play now. Just a shame that is isn't a huge online multiplayer game.

Actually, I thought Frontier got $90M in private investment last year. I can't find the story now, though. Does anyone else remember that?


Yes. That was their IPO. They are a stock company at the London Stock Exchange.
And they have a lot more under their belt than just Elite Dangerous so the money they have made is being invested in all sorts of ventures to grow the company.

EDIT: I was referring to the 4m raised by the IPO as posted by Dacron. I'm also not sure where you got the $90m from.
Frontier's entire stock market capitalization is ~79m.

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News Comments > Elite Dangerous Horizons Landing Video
19. Re: Elite Dangerous Horizons Landing Video Oct 16, 2015, 15:37 CJ_Parker
 
jdreyer wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 15:21:
Creston wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 13:03:
"Here, watch us zoom in and out on some spheroid objects for an hour."

So this is the big thing they're going to charge 50 bucks for in the expansion? Seems legit.

Hey, these are no ordinary spheroid objects. They are procedurally generated according to scientific principles.

EDIT: Used wrong word for "principles"

Aaawww... you spoilsport. I was about to post this:

Dude, it's principle. Principal is the head honcho at skewl who kicked yer ass if you spelled retarded like that! :o
 
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News Comments > GeForce Experience Users to Get Drivers First?
31. Re: GeForce Experience Users to Get Drivers First? Oct 16, 2015, 15:28 CJ_Parker
 
LiTh wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 12:40:
For a power user that typically overclocks their CPU & GPU and takes pride in getting the most performance out of their system this is a slap in the face. GF Experience has only ever under estimated my machine and settings it can handle or just screwed up SLI profiles. Once i uninstalled it i've yet to have a problem since. Typically i only install the driver and Physx, everything else is bloat and only another point of failure.

You call yourself a power user and don't even know that GFE can be set up any way you like with regard to optimal settings (which -yes- are retarded and often times more used to advertise nVidia exclusive features than the best settings for visual quality)?
It is a simple check box where you select whether you want GFE to automatically apply optimal settings or to even recommend them at all. There are a whopping three check boxes total to customize GFE optimal settings any way you like. I hope you can handle that as a self-proclaimed "power user"(?)...

Personally I'm allowing GFE to recommend because I sometimes like to compare their recommended to my actual preferred settings. I'm naturally not allowing automatic application of the recommended settings. That's obviously a setting only for uber n00bs who can not be bothered to go into in-game menus at all.
 
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News Comments > Broforce Released
3. Re: Broforce Released Oct 16, 2015, 06:28 CJ_Parker
 
I ain't buyin dis brah  
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
1. Re: Morning Interviews Oct 15, 2015, 11:44 CJ_Parker
 
Wow. Is Josh Sawyer really that retarded or he is he just putting on an act?

Going by the rule system in the PoE game and this interview (among others) it was a rhetorical question I guess...


*sigh*
 
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News Comments > Star Wars Battlefront Beta Wasn't Balanced
10. Re: Star Wars Battlefront Beta Wasn't Balanced Oct 14, 2015, 20:18 CJ_Parker
 
Rhett wrote on Oct 14, 2015, 20:03:
Go to their forums and make yourselves heard.

What? It's EA. Censorship central. The USSR of the internet. I'm not sure how they do it but their moderators are able to delete critical posts before you have hit the 'submit' button.
 
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