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News Comments > Out of the Blue
15. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 23, 2013, 15:58 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Roman numerals, how do they work!?  
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News Comments > Total War: ROME II DLC Free for a Week
2. Re: Total War: ROME II DLC Free for a Week Oct 22, 2013, 23:11 Mashiki Amiketo
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Oct 22, 2013, 21:44:
So basically if we press "install" and it registers to our steam account it's going to be ours for ever? For free? That's mighty nice of them
Yep. Not the first time either, can't remember which DLC it was for shogun2 but owners got one clan pack for zip as well.
 
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News Comments > Dark Matter Ending Criticized, Explained
38. Re: Dark Matter Ending Criticized, Explained Oct 20, 2013, 23:48 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Fletch wrote on Oct 20, 2013, 23:24:
The only thing that can remedy his obsession with the black guy in the White House involves a windowless black van, men in white coats, and about 6 months of deprogramming. It's just easier to ignore him.

What a sad existence.
Funny how with the left it always comes down to race. If *insert race* *people oppose idea* automatically *you're racist.*

Odd how many on the right believe that success and failure are based on the person...but that's obviously racist too.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Metaverse
10. Re: Sunday Metaverse Oct 20, 2013, 23:44 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Prez wrote on Oct 20, 2013, 19:41:
I always hear population density given as an excuse as to why the US lags so far behind everyone else. Don't they have farmers and people who live in the boonies in Europe too?
Hell you want population density look at Canada. The difference of course is that 85% of our population all live in, on, or near major routes or cities. I'm actually in a remote rural area right now(doing deployment for a city and county), I *can* get broadband...kinda. 6/1 DSL, but there's no ports. That leaves me with LTE as the only form of broadband...at $69/mo with a 12GB cap, and $10/GB overcharge. Right now though the CAO and I are discussing whether we should simply set the town up as a ISP and offer deployment like that. We have no problems getting T1/T2/T3 lines run into the city hall/provincial building. In fact we just dropped in a second T1, so we have a bonded pair. But getting Telus to increase the number of availble ports? Good fucking luck.

And I haven't even started on the 3 day outage when they cut their own fiber link to the town. The fun thing with that is, it killed everything in the city. No banking, no bank machine, no POS sales by debit/credit, no phone service, no 911 nothing.
 
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News Comments > Total War: ROME II Patch Adds Faction; Steam Workshop
5. Re: Total War: ROME II Patch Adds Faction; Steam Workshop Oct 19, 2013, 02:34 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Quboid wrote on Oct 18, 2013, 21:03:
By my informal count, that's a buttload of changes.

How playable is this? If it was released in it's present, Patch 5 state, what would the reaction be?
It was pretty good in patch 4, I haven't started a new game in patch 5 yet. Been sucked into playing BG2 heh. But from what my buddy says it's pretty damned good. Then again, I was happy with it at release and it only got better after patch 2.
 
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News Comments > Arkham Games Ditch GFWL
32. Re: Arkham Games Ditch GFWL Oct 18, 2013, 04:54 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Dev wrote on Oct 18, 2013, 02:51:
Well with the new directx requiring windows 8.1, wouldn't surprise me if MS started sponsoring games if they require that crap. More shoehorning ahead.
Meh. The new DX has less features than the update of OGL from 3.0 to 3.1. And what it "does" do, is already covered via drivers from both AMD and nVidia. And really the "tiled resource" isn't anywhere near as good as AMD's mantle system.
 
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls Online Character Creation Trailer
6. Re: The Elder Scrolls Online Character Creation Trailer Oct 18, 2013, 04:51 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Ludomancer wrote on Oct 18, 2013, 02:38:
Not just this game. The entire game industry has been retardedly-hooked on "idle animations" for WAY too long. Motherfuckers cannot stand still, it's just too "unrealistic".

Uh...I don't know anyone who doesn't breath in real life anyway. And since the zombie apocolypse isn't upon us, there are indeed people who are "animated in life" too. Really if you get that bent out of shape over idle animations, then grab a book.
 
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News Comments > Arkham Games Ditch GFWL
28. Re: Arkham Games Ditch GFWL Oct 18, 2013, 01:41 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Dev wrote on Oct 18, 2013, 00:06:
Undoubtedly its something with win 8.1 and xBone. Probably something along the lines of "you upgrade to 8.1 or you can't even play the games we sponsor"
Considering the lack of support for GFWL, not only from developers but gamers I'm surprised that it lasted as long as it did. It's easy to shoehorn people into something when it's your market, but when the market is what people decide they want to put up with, then things change quickly.
 
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls Online Character Creation Trailer
3. Re: The Elder Scrolls Online Character Creation Trailer Oct 18, 2013, 01:38 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Steele Johnson wrote on Oct 18, 2013, 01:28:
Do they all need to look like they're having an asthma attack? I can see they still haven't fixed their cheesy animations.
Considering it's still beta? Not too worried about it.
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
14. Re: Morning Mobilization Oct 11, 2013, 16:27 Mashiki Amiketo
 
jacobvandy wrote on Oct 11, 2013, 14:50:
Those smart chip-enabled "tap and go" cards are the WORST thing ever...
Those are RFID, not chipped. Two different things altogether, we have both up here in Canada. RFID is limited to $50, and chipped requires a pin.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
9. Re: Steam Top 10 Oct 6, 2013, 15:55 Mashiki Amiketo
 
I tossed a link up a few days ago, for Xcom:EW for $26.99 it includes a $4 cashback or $6 GMG credit. If you can't stand $22.99 or $20.99 well that's your problem.  
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News Comments > Total War: ROME II Beta Patch
4. Re: Total War: ROME II Beta Patch Oct 6, 2013, 07:55 Mashiki Amiketo
 
jacobvandy wrote on Oct 5, 2013, 20:22:
Is this ready to play yet?
The game was ready to play at release. Some people weren't happy with how it was at release though.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
3. Re: On Sale Oct 3, 2013, 23:21 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Heads up, GMG has Xcom: Enemy Within for 10% off plus a $4 cashback, or $6 GMG credit. Making the total $22.99 or 20.99 depending.

Fek. I'm gonna get those prices right...eventually, damn pain meds.

This comment was edited on Oct 3, 2013, 23:33.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
11. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Oct 3, 2013, 15:19 Mashiki Amiketo
 
jdreyer wrote on Oct 3, 2013, 14:58:
I feel bad for that Lavabit guy, shutting down his entire business rather than give the gov't carte blanche.
Says something about the FBI in general. If they can force a private company to try and do this, it means that nearly all SSL certificates aren't worth anything.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
8. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Oct 3, 2013, 13:41 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Gee there Red Cross, most gamers not only have plenty of disposable income, but regularly donate to worthy causes. I guess they really want to tick people off so their donation pool dry's up.  
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News Comments > The Bureau: XCOM Declassified DLC Next Week
11. Re: The Bureau: XCOM Declassified DLC Next Week Oct 3, 2013, 13:39 Mashiki Amiketo
 
For those that want this, and don't have x-com: EU yet, Amazon has it on for $24.99 for both.  
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News Comments > CD Projekt RED/ Dark Horse Fantasy Game Teased
3. Re: CD Projekt RED/ Dark Horse Fantasy Game Teased Oct 3, 2013, 13:37 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Creston wrote on Oct 3, 2013, 13:23:
Urm... Finish Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk first, k? plz? How many games are you guys going to be working on simultaneously?
Well if they're getting close to finishing out Witcher 3 or the cyberpunk game, Witcher 3 which is supposed to be out next year(probably early), and the Cyberpunk game in 2015. This shouldn't be too much of a surprise. Better that they have new contracts lined up to keep them working, instead of floundering and the studio going under.
 
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News Comments > Warlock 2: The Exiled Announced
6. Re: Warlock 2: The Exiled Announced Oct 3, 2013, 13:34 Mashiki Amiketo
 
I haven't had a chance to play the first one yet. Well I'm sure that I'll have some free time the next 3 months while on vacation.

Oh someone was looking for a new videocard. Newegg has the XFX Double D 7950 on for $194/w rebate. Includes 4 games.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
22. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 2, 2013, 16:24 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Cutter wrote on Oct 2, 2013, 13:42:
Fuck a duck! That's scary about Sysco. Virtually every restaurant uses them to a greater or lesser degree. If all of that is true the US and Canadian governments need to step in and kick some major ass pronto!

I'm not really surprised at this. Not in the least, I had friends who worked at Sysco who complained about this over a decade ago and were ignored by inspectors. I've lost touch with said friends, most are in western canada now driving for the oil patch. But, anyone who knows someone in the transportation industry whether it be food, chemicals, or even raw materials will tell you that "shady shit" does indeed go on, and it doesn't matter where or what.

But according to the report officials on both sides of the border are now investigating, which is good.
 
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News Comments > New NVIDIA GeForce Beta
3. Re: New NVIDIA GeForce Beta Oct 1, 2013, 00:09 Mashiki Amiketo
 
What is this? I don't even know...  
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