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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 1002 (Pro)
User ID 24934
 
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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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News Comments > Oil Rush Tower Defense Map Pack
5. Re: Oil Rush Tower Defense Map Pack May 31, 2012, 20:37 JaguarUSF
 
Slashman wrote on May 31, 2012, 18:55:
other, more extensive reviews

Voila!
 
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News Comments > Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition & Steamworks
7. Re: Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition & Steamworks May 31, 2012, 12:02 JaguarUSF
 
Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father.

EDIT: Gah! Ninja'd by seconds! At least I spelled it right
 
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News Comments > Crusader Kings II DLC & Patch Next Month
3. Re: Crusader Kings II DLC & Patch Next Month May 30, 2012, 11:18 JaguarUSF
 
ASeven wrote on May 30, 2012, 11:06:
I've been hearing that Paradox's in-house games like CKII have been more and more strict on modding

CK2 is just as easy to mod as any of their other in-house games: just edit some text files.
 
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News Comments > Crusader Kings II DLC & Patch Next Month
1. Re: Crusader Kings II DLC & Patch Next Month May 30, 2012, 10:55 JaguarUSF
 
Saw this one coming before release.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
3. Re: 30 best features of Windows 8 May 14, 2012, 10:56 JaguarUSF
 
Verno wrote on May 14, 2012, 10:23:
none worth having to put up with Metro.

Indeed. No need to upgrade from Win 7.
 
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News Comments > Wolfenstein 3D Freebies
6. Re: Wolfenstein 3D Freebies May 9, 2012, 12:37 JaguarUSF
 
Childhood...returning!

I ordered the hint book for Wolfenstein 3-D that showed all the map layouts for all of the levels. Best. Purchase. Ever.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Warlock - Master of the Arcane
16. Re: Ships Ahoy - Warlock - Master of the Arcane May 8, 2012, 18:32 JaguarUSF
 
My review  
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News Comments > Into the Black
3. Re: Into the Black May 8, 2012, 05:30 JaguarUSF
 
Cutter wrote on May 7, 2012, 21:23:
One thing that pisses me off about Steam is games not unlocking at midnight. I want Warlock now!

Valve is really lazy.
 
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