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"For every human problem,
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and it is always wrong."
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News Comments > Dragon Age Inquisition Trailer
12. Re: Dragon Age Inquisition Trailer Jun 10, 2013, 22:57 Mashiki Amiketo
 
HorrorScope wrote on Jun 10, 2013, 22:21:
Frostbite should be the Bioware game-changer.
I thought the Awesome Button™ was supposed to be the game-changer.
 
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News Comments > Désilets Sues Ubisoft
8. Re: Désilets Sues Ubisoft Jun 9, 2013, 00:50 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Clancy wrote on Jun 8, 2013, 19:05:
I thought all contracts were null & void once THQ went into bankruptcy?
So.. no, they won't win.
Not necessarily, it comes down to the terms of the asset buyout among other things, including state laws.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Consolidation
19. Re: Saturday Consolidation Jun 9, 2013, 00:23 Mashiki Amiketo
 
NKD wrote on Jun 8, 2013, 18:20:

Yeah. We're not really high on the shill priority list.
True, which means that the chances of dev's or people from companies we like/enjoy/etc are more likely to actually pop in, shoot the shit, and give us a heads up on how a product is doing/fixed/etc(see ME2 bugs that were stamped out on ME3) or even give us a heads up before news goes live on discounted titles(see Sins: Rebellion for instance).
 
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News Comments > Saturday Consolidation
7. Re: Saturday Consolidation Jun 8, 2013, 16:07 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Julio wrote on Jun 8, 2013, 15:01:
We definitely know there are Microsoft shills here too, not very surprising. Basically anyone who likes Windows 8 and Xbox One is pretty much guaranteed to work for Microsoft.
Yeah...well xbox one I couldn't care less about. Windows 8? It's not bad, and I do like it. Especially the autorestore feature for a nuked install. Start8 fixes the menu problem. Oh and if you think I'm a paid shill, I've had an account on here since before said companies thought of shills. Note the UID, there aren't many regular posters in the sub 3500 category these days, then again...with your ID in the 56k range...you could be a shill. Just a very cleaver one.
 
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News Comments > Baldur's Gate: Reloaded Mod for NWN2
6. Re: Baldur's Gate: Reloaded Mod for NWN2 Jun 6, 2013, 02:02 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Scottish Martial Arts wrote on Jun 6, 2013, 00:56:

Compare this with this and this.
You shouldn't have posted that, I haven't played IWD or IWD2 in over 6 years, now I've got the itch.
 
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News Comments > Baldur's Gate: Reloaded Mod for NWN2
4. Re: Baldur's Gate: Reloaded Mod for NWN2 Jun 5, 2013, 23:11 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Creston wrote on Jun 5, 2013, 21:31:
Interesting. I'd give it a try, but I don't own Storm of Zehir, so...

Creston
Wait for it to go back on sale. $19.99 now, but it was on sale for $4.99 last week I believe.
 
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
8. Re: Evening Mobilization Jun 4, 2013, 07:34 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Cutter wrote on Jun 4, 2013, 01:54:
After the mess they inherited from the Harris junta? Yeah, they did. And in case you haven't been paying attention for the last decade or so they at least left us in great shape nationally speaking.
Yes, Harris did a good job. Half the problem though was they weren't though enough in gutting out the waste in provincial agencies, we lost too many lower-end people while middle and upper management protected themselves in the shuffle. And of course, the province we actually doing quite well you might remember. Especially the number of businesses that were remaining. Though if you want to place any blame for the loss of businesses, you'll do best to remember NAFTA aka the "fair trade act" despite it's name.

Oh, and if you haven't been paying attention to the liberals currently. They've successfully managed to drive the entire province into the ground. With businesses fleeing due to high taxes, and electricity prices. And of course their insane "green energy" program. And if we want to jump back to the liberals before harris where they did exactly the same thing, and decided that blowing so much money that it will take a generation to pay it off. Though they weren't as bad as the NDP before them, who successfully managed to drive the province into debt so fast it'll take three to four generations to pay off that debt alone.

Then again, if the media wasn't in the tank for the liberals up here. We'd be seeing them attacking them for the half dozen on-going scandals from Ornge to the power plants, to Caledonia.
 
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
4. Re: Evening Mobilization Jun 3, 2013, 23:10 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Cutter wrote on Jun 3, 2013, 21:55:
I'm guessing the only reason the Harper junta pushed this through is that they're scared shitless they're getting crushed in the polls and have to start kissing everyone's asses for the next year plus.
Yeah don't worry about that, being that it was the Liberal appointees that neck fsked everyone over when they got hard control of the CRTC. Then again it was that Harper Junta as you put it, that kicked the CRTC in the teeth over GAS(Gateway Access Service) and them attempting to jack up rates so high that no competition would be possible against Bell, and Telus.
 
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News Comments > Deus Ex: The Fall Teasing?
14. Re: Deus Ex: The Fall Teasing? Jun 3, 2013, 23:03 Mashiki Amiketo
 
NKD wrote on Jun 3, 2013, 22:16:
nin wrote on Jun 3, 2013, 22:15:
Bob Page? (Turn on sound...)

That's definitely Bob Page!

"Bet you didn't know your mom and dad tried to protest when we put you in training. They loved their little boy, JC, and that's why they're dead. I'm sending up the man who did the job."

Just thinking, wonder if it could have anything to do with the collapse of most of california into the ocean.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
45. Re: Morning Consolidation May 24, 2013, 16:50 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Pigeon wrote on May 24, 2013, 12:01:
Are you trying to say 1/7th of the world's population is an unrealistic sales target? Maybe they're just so poorly made you'll have to buy a new one every 6 months.
Yes, I'd say it's unrealistic. That's the type of things that make investors flee because those at the top are out of touch with ground level consumers.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
11. Re: Morning Tech Bits May 24, 2013, 15:33 Mashiki Amiketo
 
jdreyer wrote on May 24, 2013, 12:43:
Dude, three letters: A.M.D.
Bingo. The mobo I've got from MSI supports(so did the ASUS board I looked at) the current generation and the last two revisions of CPU's, really now...if AMD can do it, so can Intel.
 
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News Comments > NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Launches
7. Re: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Launches May 23, 2013, 14:51 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Agent.X7 wrote on May 23, 2013, 14:35:
They're just not pushing the envelope like they used to.
That'd be the taste of consolitis. Since they've been developing for 10 year old hardware, it doesn't take nearly as much power to render things.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Out of the Blue May 22, 2013, 15:35 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Well Blue, make sure you check the lenses carefully. Back two years ago I got a new pair, and ended up having to take them back in half a dozen times because the company that did the polishing scratched the fsk out of them.  
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News Comments > Game Servers Vulnerable?
4. Re: Game Servers Vulnerable? May 22, 2013, 15:33 Mashiki Amiketo
 
eRe4s3r wrote on May 22, 2013, 09:35:
And this is not black mail and illegal because....?
They're not extorting. Rather they're selling information which they've discovered, which while not illegal in this case is by and far a grey area in most places. Especially since many companies put app security at a low priority or no priorty. Which means that there's a market for said information.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
13. Re: Steam Top 10 May 19, 2013, 18:29 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Well for anyone who doesn't own Tropico 4 yet, the collector's bundle is on for $9.99 which includes the steam special edition plus all the DLC.

 
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News Comments > Obsidian Joins Skyforge Team
9. Re: Obsidian Joins Skyforge Team May 19, 2013, 18:26 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Soulburner wrote on May 19, 2013, 17:27:
I hope Obsidian finds time and resources to work on Fallout: Something
They'll probably make a FO4 spin-off like New Vegas.
 
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News Comments > Obsidian Joins Skyforge Team
5. Re: Obsidian Joins Skyforge Team May 19, 2013, 16:06 Mashiki Amiketo
 
NKD wrote on May 19, 2013, 14:55:
You can do a lot with a relatively small employee count when you don't hire any QA! *zing*
Must work well for Gearbox.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Out of the Blue May 16, 2013, 15:31 Mashiki Amiketo
 
1badmf wrote on May 16, 2013, 15:13:
i remember reading an article a few years ago about the source of most global warming denial research. turns out most of it had origins in think tanks set up by tobacco companies to deny the link between smoking and lung cancer. when those sources were removed, there was an almost universal scientific consensus on the human origins of global warming.
That's pretty good, you know you'll find that the majority of warming groups and AGW proponent groups get their money from exactly the same type of thing, except they're all left-wing. Then again considering Obama's IRS being hacks and going after anyone who doesn't "toe the line" there could be a reason for funding only coming from one direction the last oh 4-6 years.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
15. Re: Op Ed May 16, 2013, 15:28 Mashiki Amiketo
 
Cutter wrote on May 16, 2013, 13:30:
Indeed it is which makes it a federal crime. The FBI should be looking into this.
Don't hold your breath, it's far too politically correct to look into this. After all, you can't go after someone if they've committed a crime and are "oppressed" that would make you racist(not bigoted) in the flappy headed PC circles.

Yeah not really feeling anything on this at all, a scammer was outed, the world is a better place for it.
 
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News Comments > Ubisoft Financials
9. Re: Ubisoft Financials May 15, 2013, 23:57 Mashiki Amiketo
 
NKD wrote on May 15, 2013, 20:33:
Was Ubisoft struggling before? It seems like they've been doing well financially for a very long time.
No they weren't struggling, but I do remember a story from hmm a year or so back maybe two years where they said that after they removed the DRM PC sales had jumped by ~56% from the previous quarter.
 
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