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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 1036 (Pro)
User ID 24934
 
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News Comments > On Sale
1. Re: On Sale Feb 4, 2011, 21:04 JaguarUSF
 
What's snow?

Signed,
Florida.
 
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News Comments > Men of War: Assault Squad This Month, Second Beta Opens
2. Re: Men of War: Assault Squad This Month, Second Beta Opens Feb 3, 2011, 12:10 JaguarUSF
 
So what's different between this and the original game?  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
6. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 3, 2011, 10:34 JaguarUSF
 
Well, what if there is no tomorrow? There wasn't one today.  
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
4. Re: Steam Top 10 Jan 30, 2011, 20:37 JaguarUSF
 
I am more positive about Breach than most of the gaming press. I think the combination of detailed (individual bricks and planks, non-scripted unlike BC2) destructible cover and the cover system makes for a methodically paced alternative to CoD and Counter-Strike, and I like it. Unlocks take a really long time to get, but I never felt at a drastic disadvantage being a n00b like in BC2.

That said, the developer released dedicated server files Friday, and I haven't been able to play a game since: apparently, whenever somebody leaves a server it doesn't free up a spot for somebody else, leaving new potential players at a constant loading screen with only ALT+F4 to exit the game.
 
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News Comments > On Magicka's Bugs
15. Re: On Magicka's Bugs Jan 28, 2011, 14:07 JaguarUSF
 
Parallax Abstraction wrote on Jan 28, 2011, 12:36:
pushing out a buggy product and then playing the sympathy card totally leads to higher sales.

It's still the top seller on Steam.
 
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News Comments > Breach Released, Standalone Server Plans
2. Re: Breach Released, Standalone Server Plans Jan 26, 2011, 18:24 JaguarUSF
 
They have both in-game text chat and a server browser. People are just freaking out because the dedicated server file has to be tied to a Steam account for the moment. The Internets have to find something to complain about.  
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News Comments > Third Section 8 Game Plans
1. Re: Third Section 8 Game Plans Jan 24, 2011, 11:13 JaguarUSF
 
My guess? It'll be Kohan with customizable Section 8 units.  
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News Comments > PC Gaming Alliance Interview
34. Re: PC Gaming Alliance Interview Jan 22, 2011, 11:11 JaguarUSF
 
How about we make games for everyone, and everyone will be happy? I don't like adventure games or RPGs, but that doesn't mean I don't want them to get developed or promoted. With online distribution, if there is an audience for it, it will get made. I personally don't care if the "big" publishers care about the PC as long as I can play things like The Witcher 2, SpaceChem, Breach, Starpoint Gemini, Bronze, APOX, et al.  
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News Comments > Brad Wardell Interview
5. Re: Brad Wardell Interview Jan 21, 2011, 11:09 JaguarUSF
 
Creston wrote on Jan 21, 2011, 10:54:
Any journalist that takes a "lavish trip to preview games" has completely lost any and all fucking credibility.

Previews are bad. Previews are lies. Because you can't criticize something that isn't finished yet (well, I guess you could), so all you can talk about is the good stuff. So that's why I rarely do them (4 in the last five years).
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - APOX
4. Re: Ships Ahoy - APOX Jan 21, 2011, 10:33 JaguarUSF
 
ASeven wrote on Jan 21, 2011, 10:10:
Read Out of Eight's review here for more details.

Now that I see what the price is ($10 for the next week), fans of multiplayer RTS games should totally get it. I figured it'd be around $30. I wonder if I can add a new "6.5" score.....nah.
 
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News Comments > Dominions 3 Patches
2. Re: Dominions 3 Patches Jan 18, 2011, 18:51 JaguarUSF
 
Everyone once in a while they will have a "sale" that drives the price all the way down to $50. The manual makes it worth it, though. And, yeah, the game itself, too. Just dooooo itttttt.  
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News Comments > Gold - BREACH
15. Re: Gold - BREACH Jan 14, 2011, 11:50 JaguarUSF
 
LittleMe wrote on Jan 14, 2011, 11:40:
LOL thanks. You know it was a joke, right?

It gave me a moment of hestitation. I've been looking forward to this game for a long time, so I've been waiting for something to cause my high hopes to come crashing down. Just had to be sure
 
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News Comments > Gold - BREACH
10. Re: Gold - BREACH Jan 14, 2011, 11:37 JaguarUSF
 
I e-mailed the press contact just to be sure, and yes, the game has full mouse support.  
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News Comments > Natural Selection 2 Interview
3. Re: Natural Selection 2 Interview Jan 11, 2011, 07:20 JaguarUSF
 
Once the lag is gone, it shall be fun, I think. And a lot less confusing than NS1.  
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
2. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Jan 10, 2011, 11:42 JaguarUSF
 
Both contests involve playing Conquest.  
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News Comments > Gold - DUNGEONS
9. Re: Gold - DUNGEONS Jan 7, 2011, 13:54 JaguarUSF
 
gilly775 wrote on Jan 7, 2011, 13:33:
See the evening preview from yesterday on it.

That's a positive sign, but most previews are positive. That "soul energy" mechanic seems interesting, though: let the heroes live for as long as possible.
 
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News Comments > Gold - DUNGEONS
6. Re: Gold - DUNGEONS Jan 7, 2011, 12:41 JaguarUSF
 
M.U.D. TV (by the same developer) was not great, so we'll see.  
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News Comments > Gemini Wars Announced
3. Re: Gemini Wars Announced Jan 6, 2011, 06:06 JaguarUSF
 
Wildone wrote on Jan 5, 2011, 22:14:
a space combat game/sim there are still a generation who MIGHT if they actually stepped up. Grrr

Heard of Naumachia: Space Warfare?
 
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News Comments > No XP Battlefield 3?
5. Re: No XP Battlefield 3? Jan 2, 2011, 13:24 JaguarUSF
 
Seriously, anyone who still uses XP needs to upgrade to 7.  
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News Comments > New APOX Beta
2. Re: New APOX Beta Dec 28, 2010, 16:47 JaguarUSF
 
And Men of War.  
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