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Signed On Feb 11, 2006, 23:49
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News Comments > Star Citizen Patch, Ships, Trailer
24. Re: Star Citizen Patch, Ships, Trailer Sep 13, 2014, 23:20 CJ_Parker
 
Sugarman wrote on Sep 13, 2014, 22:51:
I had such high hopes for this in the early days and now it is all drowning in an ocean of SHIT because of Chris Roberts' infinite greed.
The whole monetization and moving from one sale to the next only disgusts me anymore.

The racing mode FFS... in the early days there were silent whispers about there maybe being a racing mode in the game at one point. And what now? Now it's all of a sudden become a priority feature when they realized that a) it'd be fairly easy (just a few weeks work) to put in
Arena Commander and more importantly b) to couple it with a new round of long overdue (haha) SALES.

Ridiculous. The racing mode should be one of the last things to be put in the game after Squadron 42 and most of the PU are up and running and stable. But they've long lost any sense of priorities. The only priority left is "what can we finish half-assed in a hurry and turn into another sale"?

Fuck these guys now.

I've enacted nomenclature for your condition. We now call your type the "CIG cash grab fanatics". I've also created a symbol you can identify yourself to other fanatics with, here it is "$C".

Good. And I refer to people like you simply as gullible sucker.
You might also want to learn how to quote properly or I might have to extend my "nomenclature" to retarded gullible sucker.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Crowdfunding Roundup
2. Re: Saturday Crowdfunding Roundup Sep 13, 2014, 17:09 CJ_Parker
 
That article definitely is pretty stupid. While a working prototype (which btw certainly does not mean you got to have 50% to 60% of the game finished as that one bloke put it) might help immensely, there is also this wonderful world of visualization tools where you can, you know, visualize concepts to a degree it almost resembles the finished game just without all of the groundwork and backbone and code base.
Heck, if you have no other choice or tools, you could even put something together in Macromedia Flash just to visualize stuff.
Or use an engine that comes with built-in visualization tools. All roads lead to Rome and all that, ya know.

I mean there is a variety of tools on the market just for this purpose that are used by the gaming and moving industry. The latter especially needs this, too, because you don't want to blow millions on something that will end up looking like shit in the finished movie so that's why they also hugely depend on visualization tools to evaluate concepts.

Seems like all there's to it, really, is that some of those KS folks need to do more market research into how to properly present concepts. Like start with a clue instead of being a clueless fucking n00b.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Patch, Ships, Trailer
12. Re: Star Citizen Patch, Ships, Trailer Sep 13, 2014, 16:44 CJ_Parker
 
Baristan wrote on Sep 13, 2014, 16:25:
Don't forget to buy a new hanger to park your $140 350R racer in.
A steal at only $50 each. Why not buy them all. And since many ships now don't come with jump drives you better by a few when they become available.

... and...

Yosemite Sam wrote on Sep 13, 2014, 14:17:
I would have thought they had more then enough cash to develop this game, and yet they seem to be using said cash to develop more ways to siphon even more money.

^ this exactly. I had such high hopes for this in the early days and now it is all drowning in an ocean of SHIT because of Chris Roberts' infinite greed.
The whole monetization and moving from one sale to the next only disgusts me anymore.

The racing mode FFS... in the early days there were silent whispers about there maybe being a racing mode in the game at one point. And what now? Now it's all of a sudden become a priority feature when they realized that a) it'd be fairly easy (just a few weeks work) to put in Arena Commander and more importantly b) to couple it with a new round of long overdue (haha) SALES.

Ridiculous. The racing mode should be one of the last things to be put in the game after Squadron 42 and most of the PU are up and running and stable. But they've long lost any sense of priorities. The only priority left is "what can we finish half-assed in a hurry and turn into another sale"?

Fuck these guys now.

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News Comments > MS Working on Xbox Streaming to Browsers?
13. Re: MS Working on Xbox Streaming to Browsers? Sep 13, 2014, 16:33 CJ_Parker
 
Nice try but not buying a MS console ever again. Fuck you MS. If you really care about PC gamers then you know what to do, hopefully.  
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News Comments > Steamships Ahoy - Fable Anniversary
8. Re: Steamships Ahoy - Fable Anniversary Sep 12, 2014, 21:54 CJ_Parker
 
ShakaUVM wrote on Sep 12, 2014, 20:54:
I don't see this being worth more than $5.

^ this. Fuck Microsoft and their pitiful attempts to "support" PC Windows gaming.
 
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News Comments > PC GTA5 in January
63. removed Sep 12, 2014, 19:11 CJ_Parker
 
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News Comments > PC GTA5 in January
52. Re: PC GTA5 in January Sep 12, 2014, 15:47 CJ_Parker
 
I'll pirate this as a reward for the delay. Thanks for nothing, you fuckers!  
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News Comments > Star Citizen DFM Patch Imminent
49. Re: Star Citizen DFM Patch Imminent Sep 11, 2014, 21:00 CJ_Parker
 
Quboid wrote on Sep 11, 2014, 20:20:
Kosumo wrote on Sep 11, 2014, 19:24:
Why are people picking on CJ_Parker?, he's just saying his opinon.

It seems he's an idiot for not getting this working

Haha nice try. As I have pointed out this "fix" is most likely working for no one since CIG has acknowledged the issue and is working on an official fix for v1.0.
Secondly, a FAQ by a dev at the official forums suggests to disable SLI. Guess why? Cause there is no fix maybe?
Thirdly, there are dozens of posts by people not able to run SLI. The only person I've seen claim this "fix" works is the dude in this thread who is probably just too retarded to figure out that SLI is not working for him and who is unknowingly playing with a single card because his SLI bridge is missing (happens to a lot of uneducated idiots who believe just plugging in two cards = yippie SLI!!11).

despite him also being an idiot for not accepting that unfinished software will have bugs.

Bugs are fine with me though I'd consider multi GPU functionality a rather basic feature for a game that is supposed to push the envelope and that is (or at least used to be) specifically aimed at the sim enthusiast segment where multi GPU setups are very common.

My more substantial discontent with the game as I pointed out comes from other issues as I laid down in post #42. Those are completely different issues though. I don't know why some people mixed them up and thought I was solely pissed off because of SLI not working.


Anyway, the game is pretty much doomed at this stage. Chris Roberts can scream from the top of his lungs that it's not pay-to-win, it won't change the fact that many people who have bought expensive ships expect to be able to beat the crap out of people who bought lesser ships. Not a day goes by where some stat on a ship changes and there's a shitstorm on the forums of people demanding refunds or crying about how it's unfair compared to some other ship.

So now they have really painted themselves in a corner where the whole game needs to be designed so the high spenders can feel like the kings of the road. They are risking massive disappointment and a mass exodus if not catering to the demands of that demographic.
Naturally all this is going to be very artificially restricting and constricting with regard to many design choices.

Besides there are so many questionable designs like the multicrew ships or the concept of exploration in deep space etc., you know, like today's ADHD gamers of which the game through its sheer popularity has certainly attracted many by now, like anyone of those gamers will be interested in serving as "crew" on a Corvette. This could mean just flying around for hours sitting there, doing absolutely fucking nothing. Yep. That will work out really well.
Or exploration in deep space trying to find jump points. Who wants to bet real money that the forums will be full of whining if people are going to fly for over half an hour without finding anything but "deep space"?

The game will be ripped to shreds by the modern gamers who expect action and entertainment every single second they're online.
This game is fucked. Roberts is smart to play with people's dreams though and make as much retirement money as he can while he still can because he's gonna need it once the game and scheme implodes on itself.

 
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News Comments > Alien Isolation Trailer
4. Re: Alien Isolation Trailer Sep 11, 2014, 19:35 CJ_Parker
 
Not sure what some people here are expecting but of course this will be a simple matter of the game evaluating certain parameters/variables and then spawning the Alien on top of you. After spawning it'll be in Pacman mode where it will search for the shortest route to hunt the player down which shouldn't be too hard thanks to the corridor setup.

Not saying that this can't still be a lot of fun if done well but if you are expecting anything super-fancy, you are setting yourself up for major disappointment.
 
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
2. Re: Microsoft Paid NFL $400 Million To Use Surface, But Announcers Call Them iPads Sep 11, 2014, 19:24 CJ_Parker
 
HAHA Awesome!  
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News Comments > Star Citizen DFM Patch Imminent
42. Re: Star Citizen DFM Patch Imminent Sep 11, 2014, 17:55 CJ_Parker
 
harlock wrote on Sep 11, 2014, 17:48:
Have you tried not giving a shit?

Yes, I'm in the process of doing that actually. The way this game has developed disgusts me. The retarded hype, obtrusive marketing and constant monetization, even though the game has long been what was originally considered "fully funded", is pissing me off.
I have begun to auction off (eBay FTW) my pledge ships. The first one went for almost twice of what I originally pledged. Pretty cool. Other ships and packages will follow when the time seems right (like official sales of the non-LTI variants and I will sell the LTI thing on eBay... hmm... yummy cash ).
Oh well. At least I won't walk away from this with any kind of financial loss but only with lost hope, faith and trust.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen DFM Patch Imminent
40. Re: Star Citizen DFM Patch Imminent Sep 11, 2014, 17:44 CJ_Parker
 
Fibrocyte wrote on Sep 11, 2014, 17:33:
CJ_Parker wrote on Sep 11, 2014, 17:05:
MuscularYoda wrote on Sep 11, 2014, 11:39:
I have CrossFire and SLI working with Arena Commander.

1. Start the game, and press ~ to open the console:

2. Type in the following commands:

r_MultiGPU = 2
r_MotionBlur = 0
r_vsync = 1
r_buffer_sli_workaround = 1
sys_maxfps = 30

sys_maxfps needs to be tweaked, I have mine set to 120 which runs flawlessly, but your rig will be different.

If this does work, and it should due to the bug that is causing the textures to "glitch" then you should create a user.cfg with the listed commands in your starcitizen folder.

Your a PC gamer. Act Accordingly.

Note: For whatever reason, r_vsync must be enabled, despite it not locking the framerate.

What makes ya think that I'm not acting like a PC gamer? Besides your suggestions, which I'm sure I've seen and tried before, changed fuck all. My game is still artifacting like shit. Turning SLI off is not an option for me. I got a 3-screens surround setup with 7680 x 1440 res. Guess what the framerate is like with a single GPU? Bingo.

Fuck this shit. Still waiting for a proper official patch.

It sounds like you're incompetent. Have you tried fixing that issue, first?

Incompetent? Right. And you obviously can't read because I've actually said that I have tried fixing the issue before (in fact many times involving all sorts of tweaking settings, editing, nVidia inspector, redownloading the game, everything...).

Also, you do realize that there are dozens of posts at the official forums complaining about lack of SLI support or asking for a fix? Also, you do certainly realize that CIG is fully aware of the issues and has announced a fix may be coming in Arena Commander v1.0?

Finally, feel free to give me a link and a source where the suggested editing of user.cfg has actually fixed someone's SLI issues.
Since it just seems to be a matter of "competence" it should be easy as pie to find dozens of threads where people are happily reporting that SLI is now working after applying the fix, right? Come on. Hurry up. I'm waiting...
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen DFM Patch Imminent
37. Re: Star Citizen DFM Patch Imminent Sep 11, 2014, 17:05 CJ_Parker
 
MuscularYoda wrote on Sep 11, 2014, 11:39:
I have CrossFire and SLI working with Arena Commander.

1. Start the game, and press ~ to open the console:

2. Type in the following commands:

r_MultiGPU = 2
r_MotionBlur = 0
r_vsync = 1
r_buffer_sli_workaround = 1
sys_maxfps = 30

sys_maxfps needs to be tweaked, I have mine set to 120 which runs flawlessly, but your rig will be different.

If this does work, and it should due to the bug that is causing the textures to "glitch" then you should create a user.cfg with the listed commands in your starcitizen folder.

Your a PC gamer. Act Accordingly.

Note: For whatever reason, r_vsync must be enabled, despite it not locking the framerate.

What makes ya think that I'm not acting like a PC gamer? Besides your suggestions, which I'm sure I've seen and tried before, changed fuck all. My game is still artifacting like shit. Turning SLI off is not an option for me. I got a 3-screens surround setup with 7680 x 1440 res. Guess what the framerate is like with a single GPU? Bingo.

Fuck this shit. Still waiting for a proper official patch.
 
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News Comments > Alien Isolation Specs
30. Re: Alien Isolation Specs Sep 11, 2014, 11:21 CJ_Parker
 
Yeah. Who gives a fuck? SSDs in the 256GB to 512GB range have become so cheap that no one who has PC gaming as a hobby has any kind of fucking reason or excuse not to have one anymore.
Besides it even says "35GB required for installation" so it's possibly because of unpacking that a total maximum of 35GB might be needed during the setup process. The actual game folder size post installation might be considerably lower.
Or is this just a concern of the pirate assholes who are scared of a huge download cutting into their traffic limits?
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen DFM Patch Imminent
12. Re: Star Citizen DFM Patch Imminent Sep 11, 2014, 11:13 CJ_Parker
 
As long as they don't fix SLI they can shove their patches up their dumb asses at the speed of light for all I fucking care.  
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News Comments > Microsoft to Acquire Mojang for $2B?
156. Re: Microsoft to Acquire Mojang for $2B? Sep 10, 2014, 20:10 CJ_Parker
 
Cutter wrote on Sep 10, 2014, 20:00:
The Pyro wrote on Sep 10, 2014, 19:23:
For reference, Microsoft is currently the 3rd largest company in the world with a market capitalization of $340 billion. They have 100,000 employees. This offer puts the value of Mojang at almost 1% of that... an indie game being valued at almost 1% of the dominant business software company on the planet!

It's ridiculous.

But of course this isn't real money, here... it's inflated shares of stock. If you try to cash out all at once then you destroy the value of your stock in the process. You still end up filthy rich, of course...

MS Stock? 50 bucks a share.

Apple? $100. Google? $600. Why? Because they don't do dumb stuff like this.

It is incredible how completely fucking retarded you are if you seriously believe that the individual stock price directly reflects the value of a corporation or business.
 
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News Comments > Microsoft to Acquire Mojang for $2B?
141. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 10, 2014, 17:56 CJ_Parker
 
Creston wrote on Sep 10, 2014, 17:32:
MS probably has enough cash to buy Valve, IF Gabe was interested in selling, but he's never given any kind of indication that he was, nor that he'd be amenable to MS taking over and, undoubtedly, completely fucking ruining Steam.

One of the biggest gaming nightmares right there. MS would first introduce a subscription fee like Shitbox Gold, then intentionally place bugs all over Steam's source code so it runs like shit and crashes regularly, next they'd slowly abandon it entirely and let it wither away while plastering massive Xbox ads all over Steam before you even had a chance to see the login screen. Mission Xbox migration accomplished.

Just no. Please.
 
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News Comments > Microsoft to Acquire Mojang for $2B?
118. Re: Microsoft to Acquire Mojang for $2B? Sep 10, 2014, 16:20 CJ_Parker
 
Fucking Microsoft muppet fucks. $2bn would buy us Age of Empires 4 through 16, Microsoft Flight Simulator XI through XXXIV and Freelancer 2 through 14.

And what do they do? Buy fucking Mincecraft?

Fuuuuuuuuuuccccccccckkkkkkkkkkkkkk......
 
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News Comments > MechWarrior Online Rights Devoured by Piranha
3. Re: MechWarrior Online Rights Devoured by Piranha Sep 10, 2014, 10:26 CJ_Parker
 
Ah this is probably because they enjoy shitting on the franchise more when it feels like taking a dump in the comfort of your home than a public toilet. Now they can really squat down in peace and let it all out .  
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News Comments > Transverse Could Have Been Wing Commander Online; Gamers Skeptical
3. Re: Transverse Could Have Been Wing Commander Online; Gamers Skeptical Sep 10, 2014, 10:22 CJ_Parker
 
Would be interesting to know whether EA also offered the WC license to CIG and if so did Roberts decline...?  
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