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"For every human problem,
there is a neat, simple solution;
and it is always wrong."
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News Comments > Half-Life Prototype Footage
6. Re: Half-Life Prototype Footage Jan 9, 2013, 13:30 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Jivaro wrote on Jan 9, 2013, 10:48:
Like a Planescape Torment...
Blasphemer!
 
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News Comments > Sunday Mobilization
9. Re: Sunday Mobilization Jan 7, 2013, 01:47 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Dades wrote on Jan 7, 2013, 00:10:

You haven't even used Windows 8.
I have, I'm running it right now. My only real complaint was the serious shift(or shit) in the UI. Once you got past that it's not really bad at all.

The main 'under the hood' stuff is more so worth it than anything else as long as you can tolerate the UEFI, though there are options to disable that in my current board. And I've run across my first incompatible game it uses gamemaker, but the audio driver uses very specific japanese dll file which hasn't been updated since 2006. I say that's pretty damn compatible overall.
 
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News Comments > New NVIDIA GeForce Drivers
15. Re: New NVIDIA GeForce Drivers Jan 6, 2013, 17:53 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Asmodai wrote on Jan 6, 2013, 16:47:
Reading, HOW DOES IT WORK?!?!?! X D
Poorly, though sometimes with fire and brimstone.
 
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News Comments > Steam Sale Encore
18. Re: Steam Sale Encore Jan 5, 2013, 20:29 Mashiki Amiketo
 
I was considering picking up anno 2070, but I think I'll wait for a further drop/GOTY edition with all the DLC packed in. Though dishonored for $29 is tempting.  
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News Comments > AoE Online Content Development Ceasing
6. Re: AoE Online Content Development Ceasing Jan 4, 2013, 05:20 Mashiki Amiketo
 
ShakaUVM wrote on Jan 4, 2013, 04:15:
So much promise... such a terrible game.
There was promise? If you say so, it looked to me including what I tried in the beta that they were going for a uber casual crowd. Sadly they've probably just killed AOE off fully with this massive screwup.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
27. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jan 2, 2013, 15:00 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Beamer wrote on Jan 2, 2013, 13:54:
All PC sales are slow. Everyone is buying iPads, not new laptops, and I'd absolutely, 100% blame the iPad for the sales hit rather than any design decision.
Really? The majority segment that I've been seeing in trends are android devices if anything ipads and anything apple related is sinking faster than the titanic.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
22. Re: Steam Top 10 Dec 30, 2012, 21:28 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Asmodai wrote on Dec 30, 2012, 21:14:
That game abused me horribly when it picked up a bug in the save game (despite all the precautions) on the ghoul rocket mission about 60 hours in.
I've never once run into that, and I've got 407 hours played according to steam. The only one that really got me was the one bug with veronica and "I could make you care" with her dialog not catching at key points.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
19. Re: Steam Top 10 Dec 30, 2012, 21:05 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Eldaron Imotholin wrote on Dec 30, 2012, 19:36:
Sad to see all the repeating sales. Hoping for a good Fallout New Vegas sale...!
Really? It was on sale for 75% off last month.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
13. Re: Steam Top 10 Dec 30, 2012, 16:50 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Awesome Dev, thanks!  
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and it is always wrong."
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News Comments > Op Ed
19. Re: Op Ed Dec 30, 2012, 01:10 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Jerykk wrote on Dec 30, 2012, 00:28:
To be fair, going from 6 gigs of RAM to 14 gigs won't show any noticeable performance improvement in the vast majority of games. You only need that much memory if you do a lot of 3D modeling, video editing, etc. Replacing your regular HD with a SSD would actually show a greater performance improvement (in terms of load times mainly).

This pretty much is it. The only way you're going to see an increase as well with memory, is by tweaking and adjusting timings(cas, ras and so on) and by screwing with the timing clocks. And you're only going squeeze so much out of it anyway. We're pretty close to the end of the line for the current DDR3 standard for the desktop game, so what most people have a 3% difference isn't noticeable, hell a 5% difference isn't noticeable.
 
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and it is always wrong."
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News Comments > Aliens: Colonial Marines Story Trailer
11. Re: Aliens: Colonial Marines Story Trailer Dec 28, 2012, 15:24 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Looks like a period drama. Though I missed the part about tea.  
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and it is always wrong."
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News Comments > Boxing Day Metaverse
5. Re: Boxing Day Metaverse Dec 26, 2012, 22:38 Mashiki Amiketo
 
jdreyer wrote on Dec 26, 2012, 22:29:
I'm just glad it got the attention it deserved. The Iranian gov't is horrible, but the people living under that regime have the potential to create a great country if they could get the right kind of govn't.
The population is unarmed, and the government is a theocracy with all the weapons. The chance of them being able to "create a great country" is next to impossible.

Remember, they beat, rape and imprison women for standing up for the rights of others. They hang gays for being gay, the religious police cane people in public as an example then send them on their way. And so on. And before someone gets the idea of saying "but look at Egypt" ... yeah look at Egypt, how's that new theocracy workin' out anyway? Worse than the old dictatorship isn't it. Much the way Syria is going.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
9. Re: Op Ed Dec 26, 2012, 14:59 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Draugr wrote on Dec 26, 2012, 14:52:
Certainly not, but just like other forms of media and art it can be used to provoke discussion of social issues. Some people may not catch onto themes like these but they are there in a lot of the media we consume, Regardless of whether the author put them consciously or not.
I've got a great response to the elitist pricks who love to spout this crap in the dead tree media. Fuck off, I don't need their opinions on "omg hurt ponies, and need more shiny ponies."
 
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News Comments > Christmas Legal Briefs
4. Re: Christmas Legal Briefs Dec 25, 2012, 15:19 Mashiki Amiketo
 
saluk wrote on Dec 25, 2012, 13:53:
Economics 101 - HBO limits the distribution so much demand skyrockets. Piracy meets the demand.
Who wants to make money?! Not them!
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
4. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Dec 20, 2012, 00:34 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Prez wrote on Dec 19, 2012, 22:24:
Especially since Starcraft basically shows you how to mow down innocent little kids with an assault rifle.
Never mind that he didn't use the "assault rifle." Don't worry, I caught the sarcasm.

Perhaps they should be looking at the dismal state of the mental healthcare system instead.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
4. Re: Evening Consolidation Dec 20, 2012, 00:33 Mashiki Amiketo
 
DangerDog wrote on Dec 19, 2012, 23:28:
720p?

even on next gen hardware, I thought they were going after 1080p res.

Hah no. Consoles holding consoles back, in turn holding back PC gaming.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Mobilization
19. Re: Sunday Mobilization Dec 16, 2012, 23:46 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Tablets won't kill off e-readers until they have the same battery life they do. Right now my kobo takes around 3 weeks before needing a charge, when I'm reading it for around 4-5 hours a day. My mom's vox has to be charged daily, and she's reading it for 5-7 hours, with most of the power hungry features turned off. Plus I find the e-ink much easier on the eyes.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
23. Re: This Dec 15, 2012, 19:53 Mashiki Amiketo
 
jdreyer wrote on Dec 15, 2012, 17:04:

And yet, here it is, the day of the shooting.
That was in response to Frum's bout of crazy incase you missed it. The bodies weren't even cold and he was trying his very best to score political points.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Tech Bits
3. Re: Saturday Tech Bits Dec 15, 2012, 17:12 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Creston wrote on Dec 15, 2012, 14:27:
Aren't all modern processors still compatible with the i386?

Creston
From what I understand, it's the compatibility between 8bit and 16bit registers that screw everything up, especially in the 32bit pipe.
 
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News Comments > November Steam Hardware & Software Survey
10. Re: November Steam Hardware & Software Survey Dec 14, 2012, 02:46 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Krizzen wrote on Dec 14, 2012, 01:23:
29% of folks are running 1920x1080? =(

I'm still rocking 1280x1024 on my 4:3 and 1360x768 on my widescreen. Sounds like it's time for an upgrade.
The problem is that a lot of monitors these days especially in the 19-22" range, especially the cheap monitors cap out at 1360x768. Blargh, and if you're buying a PC instead of building one that's probably what you're going to get.
 
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