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10. No subject Mar 2, 2015, 15:23 Mashiki Amiketo
 
BIGtrouble77 wrote on Mar 2, 2015, 14:57:
Is Brad Wardell of Stardock a big name ceo/dev? He's about as pro GG As you get, just without the vitriol.

Depends on your PoV, but I think he's come out as anti-anti-GG as well. Many of his posts though resonate with what GG is though, in turn it gets a lot of play in the various channels. I'm curious on what vitriol though and from who.

Verno wrote on Mar 2, 2015, 15:08:

Why? I have no idea who Mark Kern is. I'm going to do my own research but I'm interested in your view on it.
He was basically the lead designer for most of the beloved blizzard games out there. Vanilla WoW, D2/LOD, SC and so on.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. No subject Mar 2, 2015, 13:59 Mashiki Amiketo
 
nin wrote on Mar 2, 2015, 10:04:
Red Neck trucker says NO to this blonde trying to merge...

"Whut the he-il?"

Car had it coming, but him being on the phone isn't helping matters any.

Considering it's a dash cam, I can't figure out where you think he's being on the phone has to play. Since I can't see where you're getting that from. Also, if you've driven or been in a rig, that's one of those huge fucking blindspots where cars go missing, which is one of the reasons if you notice many have a fish-eye mirror in that area. You can't see shit, your passenger might, but you probably won't until you hit the stupid retard at the last minute or they're trying to "force their way in."
 
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News Comments > Fallout 4 Announcement at E3?
27. No subject Mar 2, 2015, 13:55 Mashiki Amiketo
 
PHJF wrote on Mar 2, 2015, 11:06:
I had more CTDs in Skyrim than in any other game I've ever played, by orders of magnitude.
Really? Seems to be outside the norm for me, after the patches and when SKSE finally hit a stable stage the game stability improved immensely. My last play through was 208 hours, and I would get a crash maybe every 6-8 hours during a hardcore play session. And that was with 208 mods loaded. Not merged. The biggest thing that effects stability are mods not playing properly with memory management and anything that improves textures, especially with a poor/bad ugrid configuration.

But you did basic things like run TES5edit to remove dirty edits and so on right? Checked to make sure that the mods you're using are clean and watched script heavy mods right?

Anyway, for people saying "but i wants UE4 or something else..." yeah, we'll just gut the modding right out of the game right? Something that adds immensely to the quality, and re-playability. Sounds like a genius move to me, what about you guys?
 
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6. No subject Mar 2, 2015, 13:44 Mashiki Amiketo
 
jdreyer wrote on Mar 2, 2015, 13:27:
Regardless of whether or not one thinks game journalism needs to be "fixed," Mark Kern is certainly not who you want leading that call.

Well he's not pro-GG, he's come out and said that. He's anti-anti-GG, meaning he doesn't associate with it, doesn't want to, doesn't believe that everything GG is right about, but is against the anti-GGers who are for the status quo. He's also the first big name former dev to publicly attach his name. There are also several people at other major studios who've come out in support for GG, and a whole shit load of indie dev's who are tired of the yellow journalism and incestuous media relationship with a very small clique of indie devs, their friends, and fixed award shows.

On top of that there's also a number of people apparently who are tired of "circle-jerk" award shows like the shorty's and so on. Especially after the we're going to promote or are influenced by Lena "no girl is too young" Dunham, or Brianna "I'm going to make shit up" Wu.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Tech Bits
7. No subject Mar 2, 2015, 03:19 Mashiki Amiketo
 
KilrathiAce wrote on Mar 2, 2015, 01:32:
SSD's are fine especially latest generation, however that website and article was a rag, one can say "using any data storage for every day use or work, may want to backup often" lol
Hell I've got two first gen SSD's both are 60GB and they're still screaming along. The first one got transplanted to my laptop about a year ago, and the other is used for games that take an assload longtime to load aka total war games and so on.

They work fine in servers too, as long as you run a good backup. They're great especially in database servers, the biggest problem we always had was waiting on the DB to serve info to the machines, which SSD's have fixed. Now we're starting to run into an actual bandwidth problem across all the machines.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Tech Bits
4. No subject Mar 1, 2015, 17:50 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Acleacius wrote on Mar 1, 2015, 17:00:
Ooc, are Windows 7 & 8 region locked or is it possible to find a good deal using VPN?
Depends on where you buy it from some countries are region locked(like russia and china) but some aren't, though during the rush for Win8 keys a lot of people were buying it from india($8 USD) via vpn and it apparently works fine to this day.

If you buy from someone like nuuvum(gaming) it'll usually say if it works in region XYZ or not or if it's locked.
 
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News Comments > how do you Do It?
14. No subject Feb 28, 2015, 19:28 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Cutter wrote on Feb 28, 2015, 18:37:

They're just keepin' it real, yo.
Hey, that's almost a good paraphrase of what the flappy headed nuts at the TDSB tried telling people. Until there was a massive backlash over it, funny enough that one of the people who implemented the curriculum was eventually arrested for pedophilia and copious amounts of kiddie porn. Maybe...it was nothing...maybe...
 
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News Comments > how do you Do It?
9. No subject Feb 28, 2015, 15:43 Mashiki Amiketo
 
LOC wrote on Feb 28, 2015, 15:14:
Apparently Nina Freeman when she was 12 or so did something like this, and thus, the game was born?
When I was 8(almost 27 years ago now), everyone in my class already know how this shit worked. It was all word of mouth or through our parents. Perhaps her parents had problems figuring out how to talk to her? Who knows. Hell I remember at the age of 7 my parents explaining it to me.

Maybe it's the difference between parents today, and parents who grew up in the 60's and lived through the 70's.
 
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News Comments > how do you Do It?
6. No subject Feb 28, 2015, 14:30 Mashiki Amiketo
 
SlimRam wrote on Feb 28, 2015, 13:52:
I suppose it could be used as an educational tool of sorts? I wonder if there is fisting?
Only if you live in Ontario(Cdn), and you go to a school in Toronto. They also teach sex with veggies as a core component.
 
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News Comments > how do you Do It?
1. No subject Feb 28, 2015, 12:56 Mashiki Amiketo
 
... okay...  
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News Comments > Op Ed
56. No subject Feb 27, 2015, 18:34 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Kevin Lowe wrote on Feb 27, 2015, 18:29:
Precisely the answer I was looking for. Now, how were those comments received? Were those individuals held up as standard-bearers for feminism, or publicly decried as extremists?
Going by the commenting, and various things by feminist groups. They were received very well. By the general public, not well at all. Thus the fundamental disconnect between reality and fiction.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
47. No subject Feb 27, 2015, 16:35 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Kevin Lowe wrote on Feb 27, 2015, 15:26:
Which specific feminist are you thinking of that proclaims it's okay to lie about rape?
Take your pick. Remember the UAV case? After it came out as fake, various feminists said it doesn't matter. It was okay to do this because "rape culture." Remember the case with Meg Lanker-Simons? Same deal. You can find the "even if it's fake, it's still true." Comments and stories on both of them.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
42. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 27, 2015, 14:56 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Yeahyeah Yeah wrote on Feb 27, 2015, 14:40:
Sark and company are going to have to do more than tone down their rhetoric. They are going to have to treat disagreement with them, even deep disagreement, as acceptable. The 'we will bury you' schtick didn't work - it's time to share the stage.

They don't want to. Just remember what Jennifer D'aww and Amy Henning said. People like Sarkeesian are the problem.
 
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29. No subject Feb 27, 2015, 13:47 Mashiki Amiketo
 
harlock wrote on Feb 27, 2015, 09:33:
is it true that colorblind people have better nightvision?

the dress is yellowish-brown (i guess "gold".. it sure as hell isnt metallic so im not sure if i would say gold) and white that seems bluish because it is reflecting light from an artificial source of some kind (flash, tv, etc.)

One of my uncles is red/green colour blind. He had even better night vision then I did when I was a kid, though since he had his double bypass his eyesight has gone for the worse. My great uncle has monochromacy(only sees in shades of grey/white/black etc) and has shit night vision now, but apparently was amazing when he was younger and when he was in the military. Take it as you want though, he's always had to wear a special set of glasses to remove the glare/brightness issues though in the daylight/bright rooms/etc.

Anyway, I see white-gold.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
37. No subject Feb 27, 2015, 13:42 Mashiki Amiketo
 
HorrorScope wrote on Feb 27, 2015, 12:46:

Remember this when the game Hatred is brought up again. It's all pretend, horror, gruesome, all things movies and lyrics have done for years. I agree. Not saying you have to like anything in particular or not, but we need to respect that this is all make believe. People like dabbling in darker fantasies.

The world will not be a perfect place, it just wasn't meant to be.

But one line with these people being discussed that I repeat. "You give them a name and you give them power", if I have to spell it out to some, that means ignore them and they are as weak as any persons opinion here.

I'm commenting to members here, not the sources of the news.

FYI Hatred keys came out today for those that ordered it.

Anyway, ignoring people like this doesn't work. Not a single bit, bringing their cancer to light is the best way to get rid of them. And it seems to be working, it worked in the past with Jack Thompson it's working with the new moral authoritarian named Anita Sarkeesian. The number of people calling her out, on her bullshit increases as such she loses face by not counting them. Her videos are closed echo boxes, allow no dissenting opinions, no comments. Her lectures are pre-screened questions, and no dissenting views. The only question is how long is it going to take before this latest person claiming that there's a moral panic goes into the dustbin of history like Tipper Gore and friends, or the scaremongers who were against D&D.
 
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News Comments > FCC Reinstates Net Neutrality; Unfetters Local Broadband
71. No subject Feb 26, 2015, 21:03 Mashiki Amiketo
 
TangledThorns wrote on Feb 26, 2015, 19:20:
This shouldn't be a partisan issue. For those that work for an ISP like I do you'd understand that this is a bad idea. Expect packet-loss and latency in the short term with higher ISP prices for the long run.

This is probably why Verizon stopped expanding their FIOS service too.
Strange. We have net neutrality here in Canada and "shit hasn't hit the fan." Maybe you guys can get that several billion dollars back from those companies who were supposed to expand rural broadband, and it never happened.
 
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51. No subject Feb 26, 2015, 06:52 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Beamer wrote on Feb 25, 2015, 21:14:

Yup, women can't think for themselves.

Apparently the brand is tainted, by #fullmacintosh. Perhaps they should try a new name?

Oh and to anyone trying the "but they're not trying to take your games away..." Really?

This comment was edited on Feb 26, 2015, 07:15.
 
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News Comments > DirectX 12 to Allow Multi-Vendor GPU Mixing?
22. No subject Feb 25, 2015, 13:29 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Shineyguy wrote on Feb 25, 2015, 11:27:
To be fair, their statement about it was that they couldn't support such setups as that so they disabled it in their drivers.

From a support standpoint, I can completely agree with what they did. I would not want to have to try to support a competing vendors software and it's interaction with my own.

That's why it worked perfectly fine right? If it works fine, and people don't have a problem. And then they go out of their way to disable it, all that says is they threw a hissy fit. All they have to do in a support environment is say "we don't support that configuration and will offer no support on it." Problem solved.
 
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News Comments > DirectX 12 to Allow Multi-Vendor GPU Mixing?
11. No subject Feb 25, 2015, 11:02 Mashiki Amiketo
 
ForgedReality wrote on Feb 25, 2015, 10:00:
I wasn't aware DirectX ever disabled it, but nVidia drivers did after a while, and there was someone working on creating a fix for each new version that came out to re-enable the feature, so I ran those drivers for a year or so.

DirectX doesn't disable it, it was nvidia via their drivers that did. Which is pretty typical of nvidia at times, they simply threw a hissy fit and decided to take their ball and run away.

As for AMD not competing? They seem to be doing just fine.
 
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1. No subject Feb 24, 2015, 09:54 Mashiki Amiketo
 
What the hell is this BS? That guy was never a figurehead anymore than I am. That would be like claiming Blue is a member of the inner circle of the RNC, or Cutter is the secret man behind Obama. What a piece of shit article.

Editorial standards? Nope. Yellow journalism? Yep.

This comment was edited on Feb 24, 2015, 10:01.
 
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