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Signed On Jul 7, 2006, 00:07
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News Comments > Starship Ahoy - Sid Meier's Starships
5. Re: Starship Ahoy - Sid Meier's Starships Mar 13, 2015, 10:36 Cutter
 
It's because morons were expecting a full Civ game for 15 bucks, duh.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
1. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Mar 13, 2015, 10:30 Cutter
 
So the FTC has to sue on behalf of consumers...yet again. Here's a better idea, revoke their corporate charter and put them out of business entirely. Or write into law that any offenses like this means they're on the hook to each and every customer for triple the total amount they fleeced out of them.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
3. Re: Into the Black Mar 12, 2015, 20:32 Cutter
 
Yes that was sweet.

And yes that sad.

And yes AI is scary. I already had to sit in the corner and have a good cry.
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
1. Re: etc., etc. Mar 12, 2015, 20:28 Cutter
 
Loved AC. Would love a new one.

And ageism is rampant across all industries and has been for a long time. There's nothing new to this. It's the reason why most people from 40 onward really don't have a whole lot of choice but to go into business for themselves.
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
1. Re: Evening Metaverse Mar 12, 2015, 20:19 Cutter
 
Good for you America! About darn time!
 
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
1. Re: Evening Mobilization Mar 12, 2015, 20:14 Cutter
 
So what good is the FCC in that case?

And really? The Swatch guy thinks Apple is going to be selling 20-30 million watches every year. Uh yeah, I'll have some of whatever he's high on. I'm firmly in the camp that they're going to tank.
 
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News Comments > Evening Interviews
2. Re: Evening Interviews Mar 12, 2015, 20:10 Cutter
 
No, he's just a regular liar. Man, after reading that I'm glad I didn't give that grifter my money.
 
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News Comments > Three Steam Free Weekends
3. Re: Three Steam Free Weekends Mar 12, 2015, 20:00 Cutter
 
I disagree Spanx. I found Guerilla to be really shallow and repetitive. Drive to place A and destroy buildings. Drive to point B and destroy buildings. Repeat ad nauseum. It wasn't bad, just fairly meh. It could have been heaps better.


 
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News Comments > Starship Ahoy - Sid Meier's Starships
1. Re: Starship Ahoy - Sid Meier's Starships Mar 12, 2015, 19:56 Cutter
 
$11 at GMG. Totes worth it.
 
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News Comments > Titanfall 2 Confirmed
13. Re: Titanfall 2 Confirmed Mar 12, 2015, 19:54 Cutter
 
jdreyer wrote on Mar 12, 2015, 19:45:
Icewind wrote on Mar 12, 2015, 19:40:
Does this one have a real singleplayer campaign? No?

Yeah, pass.

UT doesn't have a single player campaign either. Did you pass on all of those?

UT was completely moddable, had custom maps - even the default maps kicked ass - and had player-run servers. In fact it was its modability and the mods that made it great. Hook? Threewave CTF? Quake, CS, et al. all the same. Games like CoD, BF, Titfall, etc. have none of those things so they're not worth playing, much less buying.
 
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News Comments > Steam Gift Restrictions Tighten
29. Re: Steam Gift Restrictions Tighten Mar 12, 2015, 17:48 Cutter
 
jdreyer wrote on Mar 12, 2015, 16:11:
Cutter wrote on Mar 12, 2015, 12:13:
dubfanatic wrote on Mar 12, 2015, 10:18:
I don't know why games cost so much more in EU and AUS than in USA (my guess is it's to cover the cost of operating in those regions) but games are cheap in SE Asia because piracy is rampant. Those price points were never supposed to be in effect for first-world consumers. You can try to rationalize it as much as you want, but exploiting those regional differences is really not much better than piracy.

What an asinine assertion. You know why milk is so expensive? Because the price is predicated on what we can pay, not how much of it there is. Same with maple syrup, gas, etc. Pricing boards set prices based on their inventory vs. what we can pay. It's legalized collusion to keep prices artificially high. This is no different. As evidenced by the sales, and profits, of these companies they can very easily sell their product for less - and would as it should happen in an actual real free market. And when they don't that's what leads to actual real piracy and black markets.

Why the hell should we be allowed to be gouged? If they have the right to do it then we should at least possess the right to take our consumer dollars somewhere else for a better deal. Hell, people who live on border towns do it all the time and there's nothing illegal about that. So why should this be any different. No, the only thing this proves is there is a real need to find an alternative Steam now. This is a policy predicated solely on protecting their profits and it's entirely anti-consumer. This is the problem with monopolies.

It's a bad analogy to compare physical good like milk to digital ones. You can't ship milk instantly across the world, and you can't illegally make endless copies of it. Also, the rules of supply and demand kind of go out the window a bit, because there's an endless supply. Also, each game is its own mini-monopoly. There's only one Civ 5. I can go play the similar GalCiv, but it's not the same. Games are expensive to make, and I don't blame them for trying to recoup what each market will bear, in each market.

That makes it an even worse argument because they're not even creating and moving a physical product. And don't give me that expense excuse BS either when these guys are making billions in profits.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen is Huge
93. Re: Star Citizen is Huge Mar 12, 2015, 17:46 Cutter
 
BIGtrouble77 wrote on Mar 12, 2015, 17:31:
IMO, the only way to make a game of this scope manageable is to have a considerable procedural component. I think Elite does it masterfully.

The scope of SC is just ludicrous. If you seriously need 100gb patches then you failed. Code should never be that large compressed. This obviously means BS like assets and cutscenes are being pushed in updates.

If these truly are "module" then they should be able to work independently and synchronize with a centralized system... that way update could also be modular. I build and design large scale systems, we call this vertically scaling systems. That means everything scales in one huge beast. Something like this needs to be horizontally scaling, each module needs to work independently and gather state from another system.

I'm almost certain this is what Elite does, it has Redis packaged so it's obviously doing some kind of data caching or state management to handle the BILLIONS of star systems that are in the game.

Sir,

I am intrigued by your response and am considering subscribing to your newsletter.

Thenk Yew.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
9. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 12, 2015, 15:00 Cutter
 
In less sad news, Alien Isolation is on sale at GMG for $17. And with the 'kewpon' they're running atm it brings it down to $13 - so I finally jumped on it at this point given how many people seem to like it.

I also gave Sid's Starships a whirl and while it's definitely a tablet game, it's a good little timewaster when you want something light and easy. Definitely worth the $11 you can pay for it on GMG right now.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 12, 2015, 14:57 Cutter
 
jdreyer wrote on Mar 12, 2015, 14:33:
Oh no! Terry Pratchett RIP.

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Always sad when someone like him passes. Oh well, the man had a great run. That reminds me. I need to catch up on my Discworld reading as I'm a few years behind at this point. I'd have to say his Guards series were always my favourites.

 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
4. Re: Morning Safety Dance Mar 12, 2015, 14:52 Cutter
 
It's far too dangerous a process to not have some sort of verification. Shit, park them around the corner and have a cop sneak up and scope out the house first. I don't see any reason why SWAT should be raiding places on just a single phone call from an anonymous source.
 
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News Comments > Homefront: The Revolution Next Year
9. Re: Homefront: The Revolution Next Year Mar 12, 2015, 14:33 Cutter
 
The Revolution will not be televised.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 12, 2015, 12:56 Cutter
 
Hashtags need to go away and never return.

I just keep hearing the fight music from Star Trek in my head as I picture that old lady killing that racoon. The only thing that would have made that truly awesome is if there had been a class field trip of kids there at the time to witness it.

And re: toothpaste - you shouldn't be using any product with SLS/SLES.
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
1. Re: Game Reviews Mar 12, 2015, 12:40 Cutter
 
Cool beans. That's exactly what I want with Starships. Still waiting on my key from GMG grrr. They have to find a better way to get keys our earlier to buyers.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
2. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Mar 12, 2015, 12:38 Cutter
 
Right, because criminals would never try and use something like Bitcoins for their nefarious enterprises.

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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
1. Re: Morning Safety Dance Mar 12, 2015, 12:36 Cutter
 
And how about police departments start actually getting some sort of verification before storming the castle guns blazing first?  
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