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Signed On Jan 13, 2007, 11:48
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News Comments > Cyberpunk Becomes Cyberpunk 2077
1. Re: Cyberpunk Becomes Cyberpunk 2077 Oct 18, 2012, 21:12 Sempai
 
Is it too much to hope for them to create a usable inventory and UI this time around?  
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News Comments > Mechromancer DLC Pricing
24. Re: Mechromancer DLC Pricing Sep 11, 2012, 23:22 Sempai
 
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on Sep 11, 2012, 22:42:
Sempai wrote on Sep 11, 2012, 21:19:
What about those of us who purchased a new nvidia card(gtx680)and received a copy with our purchase?

Will this be eligible as a pre-order or will we be forced to purchase this day one dlc?
No idea, but if I had gotten the game for free, I wouldn't be too worried about it anyway.

I'm not "worried" about it, however i just dropped 5 bills on a new card that gave me a code for the game free, it would be nice if it was treated as a pre-order by the publisher since the point of the promotion is to get customers to bite on new hardware now, which is why i did just that.
As a hardcore PC gamer i'll probably end up popping for their season pass($30 bucks)for Borderlands planned dlc's, this along with this silly Mechromancer dlc will end up costing me $40 bucks anyway.
Either way it seems they'll get more money out of me.

Meh..whatever.
 
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News Comments > Mechromancer DLC Pricing
22. Re: Mechromancer DLC Pricing Sep 11, 2012, 21:19 Sempai
 
What about those of us who purchased a new nvidia card(gtx680)and received a copy with our purchase?

Will this be eligible as a pre-order or will we be forced to purchase this day one dlc?
 
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News Comments > Steam Greenlight Adding Listing Fee
22. Re: Steam Greenlight Adding Listing Fee Sep 5, 2012, 17:35 Sempai
 
$100 bucks? Uh..No thanks.  
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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Status Report
61. Re: Guild Wars 2 Status Report Sep 3, 2012, 08:31 Sempai
 
Get the DAMNED TRADING POST UP ALREADY!  
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News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic Free Trial
23. Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic Free Trial Jul 11, 2012, 17:29 Sempai
 
I received a scroll of resurrection(WoW 7-days free)from a friend, they even boosted a toon to 80 for free, i lasted a day before becoming bored again with that treadmill.

I enjoy Swtor, but the company running it is the worst excuse of a team of humans i've ever experienced in the industry.

I'm ready for something new, truly new, not a wow clone.
 
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News Comments > PC Prototype 2 Still Coming
20. Re: PC Prototype 2 Still Coming Jul 3, 2012, 10:43 Sempai
 
Jerykk wrote on Jul 3, 2012, 04:25:
Sempai wrote on Jul 3, 2012, 04:05:
It's like PC ports today are a literal scam.

Don't worry folks! We're still going to take a steamy dump in a box and ship it before we dismantle everything!
We realize that you realize we couldn't give two fucks, but we'll still take your money! Put'r there pal!

I won't touch this bullshit with a ten foot pole. Run away!

You should probably try the port before condemning it. For all we know, it could be a completely solid port.

You could very well be right.

$20 bucks says it isn't.
 
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News Comments > PC Prototype 2 Still Coming
17. Re: PC Prototype 2 Still Coming Jul 3, 2012, 04:05 Sempai
 
It's like PC ports today are a literal scam.

Don't worry folks! We're still going to take a steamy dump in a box and ship it before we dismantle everything!
We realize that you realize we couldn't give two fucks, but we'll still take your money! Put'r there pal!

I won't touch this bullshit with a ten foot pole. Run away!
 
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News Comments > Diablo III RMAH Issues
40. Re: Diablo III RMAH Issues Jul 1, 2012, 09:07 Sempai
 
I wouldn't touch this with a 10 ft pole.  
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News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic 1.3 Live
13. Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic 1.3 Live Jun 28, 2012, 12:52 Sempai
 
winnetou wrote on Jun 28, 2012, 06:47:
Sempai wrote on Jun 28, 2012, 06:24:
Meters/Combat logs/raid tools/something... [...]
A simple fucking /readycheck [...]
Enrage timers for bosses.
Summons of any kind to help diminish downtime(wipes)for raid groups.
After 18 loading screens, you then have to run your ass back to bosses via 1997.

And yes, I feel like a complete chump because this is one of, if not THE worst run mmo's i can remember.

Have you played Matrix online/ Aion/ Age of conan/ Warhammer online/ Star Trek online/...?

Combat logs are in the game since patch 1.2. They repeatedly said that they wanted that information to be available for personal evaluation, but not to judge others with. This reddit thread delivered an early summary of a few of the available parsers, more recently, dpsmeter.com has become available and seems promising. Haven't tried it myself though, I heal; my feedback is people surviving.

I don't understand your enrage timer comment, please explain; bosses do enrage, do you want an in-game timer/countdown?

After wiping, players can use transportation to checkpoints. These could certainly be spaced out more generously, but some of them are available, with varying quality of implementation; I prefer the Karagga's Palace version, lack of realism be damned.

The ready check issue is perplexing. At the guild summit someone pointed that lack out and they seemed surprised to have to confirm that they did in fact not have one. A few months later, it's still not in.

Yes, i realize combat logs are finally in the game, technically.
I'm sorry i just don't enjoy tabbing/logging out of the game to go hunt down a text file, then go somewhere on the net and stare at a parsed log.
No one asked for this shit, and the people who don't want meters are the very people who fear others will actually see their performance, or lack thereof. Is this an RPG or not? Or are we all just watching the pretty explosions?

Only a team of misfit's like Bioware would use the man hours to implement a completely moronic idea as this.

And yes there are speeders you can grab if you've downed 2 bosses in EC for instance, but for some reason Bioware has this fetish of setting the player down in front of a fucking cave that you cannot mount up in, so you then run through a long assed cave on foot, and a mile or two later come to the door of the boss, to be greeted by yet another loading screen.

It's all so moronic and just plain bad design, i wonder if they have 1 lead designer who has ever stood up and begged the question "hey, is any of this shit actually FUN for the players?"

My $20 bucks says nill.

But like i said, i enjoy aspects of the game, and im a glutton for punishment.
 
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News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic 1.3 Live
11. Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic 1.3 Live Jun 28, 2012, 06:24 Sempai
 
I'll be the first to admit the game is a giant steamy(unfinished)turd, and the people running it appear to have learned absolutely fuck all from years of competitors and other mmo's on the market.

They keep saying they want to do things different, but in the end they just rip off tried and true features from WoW, only it takes them twice as long to implement, and then they still fuck it up.

7 months later and we STILL do not typical mmo features like..

Meters/Combat logs/raid tools/something...anything that gives the player feedback of performance of any kind..

A simple fucking /readycheck so the entire raid team aren't forced to jump up and down like idiots in order to ensure all players are present and ready to pull.

Mod support of any kind

Enrage timers for bosses.

Summons of any kind to help diminish downtime(wipes)for raid groups.
After 18 loading screens, you then have to run your ass back to bosses via 1997.

Infact the entire Bioware team appear to be still living in 1997.
The downtime from wiping on a typical 3 hour progression night is atleast 1 hour of just running back and regrouping.

And yet after all the idiocy i still pay these people monthly because i dig my guild, friends, and the game to a large extent.
And yes, I feel like a complete chump because this is one of, if not THE worst run mmo's i can remember.

 
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News Comments > Digital Diablo III Now Spends 72 Hours as Starter Edition
64. Re: Digital Diablo III Now Spends 72 Hours as Starter Edition Jun 22, 2012, 09:18 Sempai
 
Forced online, and now this?

Has Bliztard completely lost their entire fucking hive mind?
 
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News Comments > Final Secret World Beta Weekend
6. Re: Final Secret World Beta Weekend Jun 20, 2012, 06:51 Sempai
 
Anarchy Online 2.

Ok, let's get on that Funcom.
 
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News Comments > MechWarrior Online Founders Packages on Sale
15. Re: MechWarrior Online Founders Packages on Sale Jun 19, 2012, 22:55 Sempai
 
Wow, looks like it's Pay to Win.

How can we nickel and dime our customers more?

No sale.
 
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News Comments > RAGE DLC Plans?
13. Re: RAGE DLC Plans? Jun 19, 2012, 12:53 Sempai
 
I personally would love more Rage, but i'm with you, it'd be nice not to have to pay for an ending.  
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News Comments > Diablo III Down for Patching
7. Re: Diablo III Down for Patching Jun 19, 2012, 12:34 Sempai
 
Sweet! I'm gonna play me some D3, wait..

This is the best system ever!
 
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News Comments > TERA Free Trial
42. Re: TERA Free Trial Jun 14, 2012, 20:42 Sempai
 
OpticNerve wrote on Jun 14, 2012, 18:44:
I don't understand the appeal of TERA's combat system in comparison to GW2's. Been watching some youtube vids and reading some threads but as far as I know:

TERA:
  • Attacks, skills and spells root you into place

  • Some of the classes can dodge

  • You fight over-sized monsters called BAMs which have telegraphed moves

  • There's a crosshair

  • Main attack is bound to mouse 1 by default

  • No tab targeting


  • GW2:
  • Most attacks, skills and spells can be used and cast while moving aside from a very small handful of skills that purposely root you in place. Might account for the floaty feeling of combat some people have mentioned

  • All classes can dodge

  • Elites don't have easily noticeable telegraphed moves

  • No crosshair

  • The "main" attack is set to auto attack by default but can be unset and clicked on to "swing"

  • Uses tab or click targeting, but anything within reach or in the way of your attack or spell when used will be hit regardless


  • So aside from the crosshair and lack of tab targeting, what's so great about TERA's combat system in comparison?

    Couldn't have said it better myself.
     
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    News Comments > "38 Studios Spouse" Speaks
    55. Re: Jun 14, 2012, 08:04 Sempai
     
    space captain wrote on Jun 14, 2012, 07:22:
    ninepepper wrote on Jun 13, 2012, 20:40:
    unemployment benefits are not a "government handout"

    yeh, maybe its time for this bitch to have some shit times

    some people think this world is a fantasy land utopia.. where things are always "fair and balanced" ..

    so they require education

    lie down with dogs, wake up with fleas

    She's now a bitch eh?

    Lemmie guess, you're 29, live at home, and mommy brings you your chocolate milk downstairs each morning?

    Real class act you must be, when you're not pounding away your hatred on the internets.
     
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    News Comments > TERA Free Trial
    17. Re: TERA Free Trial Jun 14, 2012, 06:21 Sempai
     
    Steele Johnson wrote on Jun 13, 2012, 23:06:
    This genre is burnt to a crisp no matter how pretty the game is. Next gen mmos like Planetside 2 is so far the only one worth looking at, IMO. GW2 is still going to be kill x fetch y.

    I understand what you're saying, and i agree to a point.
    Hasn't every genre been done to death? Some are just worth playing and most are not.

    If you enjoy mmo's(like i do)then you're going to fetch and kill stuff.
    You're going to slowly level your class/hero/toon/persona/inflatable doll to 50 and then begin to pve-dailies/raid/pvp your ass off.

    The question is, is it a world you want to spend time in?
    I'm all for evolution and moving forward, but you're not gonna get the old fogey's like me sitting in a world like Planetside for hours on end, that's for you youngins.

    I think i speak for most of us old fart mmo players when i say we want a beautiful, lush world to explore and hang out in at our own pace, we want to be able to get up and go take a piss, and get a cup of coffee, or go afk and give the wife some much needed attention...for 15-20 min of course, then back to the grindstone.

    What exactly would you do different?
     
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    News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic Character Transfers
    20. Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic Character Transfers Jun 13, 2012, 04:12 Sempai
     
    Prez wrote on Jun 12, 2012, 21:59:
    The Old Republic was my first (and based on how awful the experience was, most certainly my last) MMO, so I didn't even give the server a thought. Only later did I realize that I made my toon on a PvP server and couldn't play him on any other server. I guess I just assumed I could play him wherever I wanted.

    Yeah, it really is too bad a game like Swtor was your first experience.
    While the launch was relatively smooth, the client was a joke. It was a complete fucking mess of a game(and still is in many ways)with literally unfinished..everything, hell they released a modern mmo with no support for AA in 2011? Unbelievable.

    These guys at EA/Bio deserve the mass exodus they've been experiencing these last couple months. It's only borderline retards like me who've stuck around(solid guild with close friends)and have put up with this steamy turd.

    The monkeys are finally getting systems in place that should've been in months ago, and the game is alot fun, for myself, and may be a solid little mmo someday..possbily..if they can keep their current subs.
    But i wouldn't blame someone like you one damn bit for running to the hills after experiencing the pile of ass Swtor was, and still is.

    Wow killer? Uh huh..
     
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