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Signed On Feb 11, 2000, 18:02
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News Comments > FPS Manifesto
14. Re: FPS Manifesto Jun 10, 2010, 07:10 Atomic
 
Couldn't some software company just develop some API or plug-in that offers all these things for any game to utilize? That would take the pressure off the developers to create it from scratch and focus on the game itself.  
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News Comments > Into the Black
6. Re: Into the Black May 28, 2010, 22:32 Atomic
 
His life was cut short.  
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News Comments > New Star Trek Online Mission
2. Re: New Star Trek Online Mission May 13, 2010, 12:07 Atomic
 
Not only do they release a single new mission, they spoil it! lol.

I played this game for about an hour before I just had to say "enough". Took me longer to download and install it. I'm not sure what they are trying to do with this game, but I never felt like it was Star Trek in any way.
 
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News Comments > Pirating vs Paying a Penny
5. Re: Pirating vs Paying a Penny May 10, 2010, 12:09 Atomic
 
You got it right. What can you do to make people want to be a customer? Stop selling products (which can be stolen) and start selling experiences (which cannot be stolen).

Publishers don't get it, because they are middle men, and middle men are typically lazy. Angst over piracy is more about proving they are irrelevant in this modern age than it is about money, I assure you.
 
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News Comments > Star Trek Online Demo, Welcome Back Weekend
2. Re: Star Trek Online Demo, Welcome Back Weekend May 7, 2010, 21:30 Atomic
 
Ah, ah, bitter dregs.  
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
1. Re: Evening Tech Bits Apr 30, 2010, 21:39 Atomic
 
Roger Ebert article is spot on.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 27, 2010, 10:19 Atomic
 
Medusa, I know you mean well, but I did want to take the opportunity to address something, not just to you, but to others as well.

Why do people always assume that being married automatically assumes that children are part of the mix, or more importantly, imply that children should be? There are people that are not able to have children for various medical reasons, or believe it or not, actually choose not to have children. In either case, they may be sensitive about it, and nothing is more uncomfortable for them than to have to explain. You don't have to brooch the subject; believe me. If folks have children, you'll know about it in short order.

Thanks.
 
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News Comments > David Allen vs Derek Smart
6. Re: David Allen vs Derek Smart Apr 14, 2010, 22:21 Atomic
 
You cared enough to post. Ain't hypocrisy grand?

There is this thing called "indifference". Look it up.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
6. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 18, 2010, 12:36 Atomic
 
I can't watch basketball; the "squeak-squeak-squeak" of the shoes is like nails on a chalkboard to me.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 16, 2010, 15:32 Atomic
 
Wow, I'm really shocked there are no sightings of leather goddesses in those Mars photos.  
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News Comments > Mac Battlefield: Bad Company 2?
1. Re: Mac Battlefield: Bad Company 2? Mar 9, 2010, 13:45 Atomic
 
Why the sudden love for the Mac? Every one I know that owns a Mac looks down their nose at gamers. So you have a small market, and an even smaller segment of interest within that market. I just don't get it.  
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News Comments > Ubisoft DRM and the Armed Forces
1. Re: Ubisoft DRM and the Armed Forces Feb 24, 2010, 12:27 Atomic
 
we can only hope the attention focused on problems it will cause will inspire them to reconsider.
Most likely they will reconsider supporting the PC altogether.
 
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News Comments > Infocom Tease
7. Re: Infocom Tease Feb 19, 2010, 11:47 Atomic
 
Not sure it is the case here, but I think a text adventure via SMS might be kind of cool.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
18. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 18, 2010, 15:20 Atomic
 
Cutter wrote on Feb 18, 2010, 13:53:
Society is going to shit, what's there to be happy about?
So your observation is that secular humanism is not working?
 
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News Comments > New FRAPS
1. Re: New FRAPS Feb 15, 2010, 13:07 Atomic
 
They now make a version for online porn videos called FWAPS.  
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News Comments > Facebook Shooter Brave Arms Announced
6. Re: Facebook Shooter Brave Arms Announced Feb 7, 2010, 21:58 Atomic
 
PHJF wrote on Feb 7, 2010, 17:13:
Wow I can play a game with my friends?


Wait, what have I been doing for the last 20 years?
Playing with a bunch of buttheads on public servers.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 3, 2010, 13:15 Atomic
 
Acleacius wrote on Feb 3, 2010, 12:51:
Here is a link to a very funny review of Avatar 20 minutes long, in case Blue didn't want to link it.

He already did:
http://www.bluesnews.com/s/106929/into-the-black
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect 2 a "Blockbuster"
3. Re: Mass Effect 2 a "Blockbuster" Jan 29, 2010, 18:37 Atomic
 
See you when it drops below 30 bucks. Now back to Torchlight and King's Bounty, which I paid less than $20 combined....  
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News Comments > Battlefield Bad Company 2 SecuROM DRM Details
3. Re: Battlefield Bad Company 2 SecuROM DRM Details Jan 27, 2010, 12:59 Atomic
 
kxmode wrote on Jan 27, 2010, 12:56:
DRM needs to go away now, along with the new $60 trend for PC titles (esp digital downloads).

Yes and yes. Also:
The Steam edition will also have SecuROM
Why?
 
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News Comments > Legal Briefs
10. Re: Legal Briefs Jan 26, 2010, 11:44 Atomic
 
Cars and motorcycles still good to go.
I actually saw a guy texting on a motorcycle the other day. I could not believe it. Only thing that brought him to his senses was he swerved and rubbed the curb.
 
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