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Real Name James Allen   
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Nickname JaguarUSF
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Description Game Reviewer
Out of Eight PC Game Reviews
Homepage http://www.outofeight.info
Signed On Jun 3, 2006, 12:42
Total Comments 1010 (Pro)
User ID 24934
 
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News Comments > Minecraft PvP Mod
3. Re: Minecraft PvP Mod Jul 2, 2012, 11:34 JaguarUSF
 
nin wrote on Jul 2, 2012, 10:50:
Now you can not only burn down someones house they spent 3 months building
Well, 15 minutes (that's the length of the build portion).
 
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News Comments > Minecraft PvP Mod
1. Re: Minecraft PvP Mod Jul 2, 2012, 10:47 JaguarUSF
 
That actually looks awesome.  
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
42. Re: Steam Top 10 Jul 2, 2012, 08:31 JaguarUSF
 
Esoteric wrote on Jul 2, 2012, 05:15:
Anyone have any impressions on CK II?
My review plus video plus video plus video should give you a good idea.
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
6. Re: Game Reviews Jul 1, 2012, 21:31 JaguarUSF
 
jdreyer wrote on Jul 1, 2012, 20:31:
Great explanation of gameplay. If this game doesn't ship with a tutorial, this would serve well.
Thank you and the game does come with a tutorial: it throws up explanations of each screen as you encounter them the first time through the game.
nin wrote on Jul 1, 2012, 20:43:
Do you do a lot of video?
I am doing one video for each game that I review, plus some special bonus previews if I get early copies of games.
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
3. Re: Game Reviews Jul 1, 2012, 18:55 JaguarUSF
 
jdreyer wrote on Jul 1, 2012, 18:35:
I'm actually looking for something a bit simpler. Trying to get into Sins right now, but it's hard with the 20-30m bites of time I have, due to it's learning curve

Tried Endless Space? Here's me playing it for an hour and a half.
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
1. Re: Game Reviews Jul 1, 2012, 14:36 JaguarUSF
 
No problem!  
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News Comments > Game Reviews
5. Re: Game Reviews Jun 28, 2012, 10:50 JaguarUSF
 
Bet wrote on Jun 28, 2012, 00:58:
Quboid wrote on Jun 27, 2012, 18:13:
You got the original Crusader Kings II?
IIRC he said it was excellent.

It is. And here is the promised video semi-review of Sword of Islam.
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
2. Re: Game Reviews Jun 27, 2012, 11:48 JaguarUSF
 
Quboid wrote on Jun 27, 2012, 10:30:
Jaguar, any chance of Civ 5: Gods + Kings or Crusader Kings II: Sword of Islam reviews?

No (never got the original anyway) and maybe a video (watch my video channel) but not a full review.
 
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News Comments > Risen 2 Demo
3. Re: Risen 2 Demo Jun 24, 2012, 20:43 JaguarUSF
 
The Half Elf wrote on Jun 24, 2012, 20:28:
Not sure if it's just me

Not just you.
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
6. Re: Game Reviews Jun 13, 2012, 18:55 JaguarUSF
 
jdreyer wrote on Jun 13, 2012, 16:34:
I really appreciate how you down-rate it for people who already own Sins. That really helps me make my decision.
I've recently done that for standalone expansions, as a lot of them are poor value for owners of the original game but better options for newcomers.
Bet wrote on Jun 13, 2012, 15:14:
The engine really does have great graphics, but you have to zoom in to an unplayably-close level to appreciate that. Then you zoom right back out and stop seeing them for the rest of the game.
True
jdreyer wrote on Jun 13, 2012, 16:34:
Oh, and I prefer Hello Kitty Island Adventures over Dora the Explorer.
Blasphemy!
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
2. Re: Game Reviews Jun 13, 2012, 11:36 JaguarUSF
 
I don't think I've liked any of their expansions, especially for $40.  
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News Comments > Slant Six Layoffs
13. Re: Slant Six Layoffs Jun 13, 2012, 08:50 JaguarUSF
 
Jerykk wrote on Jun 13, 2012, 00:54:
Err, Raccoon City has been out on PC for weeks. From what I've read, it's a pretty half-assed port of a game that was already half-assed to begin with.

Here's my review
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
4. Re: Game Reviews Jun 12, 2012, 17:21 JaguarUSF
 
dj LiTh wrote on Jun 12, 2012, 16:32:
...Sorry to say but that review wasnt very detailed either

There really isn't much to the game.
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
2. Re: Game Reviews Jun 12, 2012, 14:13 JaguarUSF
 
Prez wrote on Jun 12, 2012, 11:56:
Hopefully future reviews will go further in depth.

O rly?
 
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News Comments > Crytek Going Entirely Free-to-Play
47. Re: Crytek Going Entirely Free-to-Play Jun 9, 2012, 07:21 JaguarUSF
 
Dmitri_M wrote on Jun 8, 2012, 22:13:
Who plays Free to Play games? I do not pay attention to anything that's free to play. My basic presumption is that they're rubbish titles. Especially the shooters.

Tribes Ascend is not rubbish.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy Dungeonbowl
2. Re: Ships Ahoy Dungeonbowl Jun 8, 2012, 15:29 JaguarUSF
 
Watch me play, won't you?  
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News Comments > FTL Closed Beta This Month
15. Re: FTL Closed Beta This Month Jun 8, 2012, 07:35 JaguarUSF
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Jun 7, 2012, 23:10:
When they said polish I figured as in on par with Braid or Bastion, unique art-style, superb music, and that...

Really? When games release videos to the public, those are the graphics that are being used. I've never seen a game, especially an indie one, show video content and then drastically improve the graphics between then and release. Improving the graphics would likely result in a complete rewrite of the code and delay release for a year. I think your expectations are unrealistic.
 
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News Comments > FTL Closed Beta This Month
3. Re: FTL Closed Beta This Month Jun 7, 2012, 21:38 JaguarUSF
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Jun 7, 2012, 20:58:
All I can think of is.. what are those 200k $ going into? Because sound, animation, graphics, music, effects .... that's certainly not where.

Salary for 4 employees?
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
18. Re: Game Reviews Jun 1, 2012, 21:26 JaguarUSF
 
Quboid wrote on Jun 1, 2012, 15:25:
In fact, I'm not sure he can even count that high

Anything above "8" is infinity.
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
9. Re: Game Reviews Jun 1, 2012, 14:41 JaguarUSF
 
Beamer wrote on Jun 1, 2012, 14:25:
Show me one professional review that gives this a 0.

On a ten point scale,

(Professional review score) - 5 = User review score
 
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