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Nickname RenownWolf
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Description I make games, I play games
Homepage http://www.renownwolf.com
Signed On Jul 4, 2007, 12:52
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News Comments > StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm in March 2013
26. Re: StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm in March 2013 Nov 13, 2012, 18:03 RenownWolf
 
Verno wrote on Nov 13, 2012, 11:04:
InBlack wrote on Nov 13, 2012, 10:54:
Im probably going to skip this. Just for spite. I might even pirate it, depending on whether I want to check the story out or not at the time. Fuck Blizzard.

Err ok, piracy out of spite is really silly but whatever. Personally I'm going to skip it simply because I didn't really enjoy SC2 that much. Even the SP stuff felt really weird because half of the game was essentially tutorials and I rarely felt like I got to bring everything to bear until the very end.

The custom mapping community just doesn't seem there compared to War3, not sure why. The vanilla MP takes too much time/commitment to get good at unfortunately as well so I'm left with few reasons to purchase it.

The mod scene isn't going aswell because of the system Blizzard has in place, the new more awful battle.net. It's been quite a wash considering they call it 2.0 and it was missing basic features and it's taking an exp to add them.

Impossible to find the custom game you're after, and even then you get the wrong version, or it's hosted on another region (players can only upload to their region). It's all been a joke in my opinion.

I can't see myself bothering, I was watching some of the major tours but now I have been watching fighting games instead. At least those guys don't have to worry about a match going to hell because of the online DRM.
 
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News Comments > etc.
4. Re: etc. Nov 7, 2012, 18:54 RenownWolf
 
I've got to say, I'm heaps impressed with the All Your History series.

They do a good job and research well (very few if any errors) and presentation is well thought out.

My only gripe would be the low quality, maybe if they could release a HD set on DVD or Blu Ray I'd buy it. Or even a downloadable HD version that costs, I'd pay for it. =)

Edit: So I type that, and notice the videos now support 720p. Hell yeah!
 
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News Comments > Iron Sky: Invasion Delay
11. Re: Iron Sky: Invasion Delay Oct 29, 2012, 12:49 RenownWolf
 
Not American, and it was awful. Turned it off before it finished.

A game to follow makes even less sense.
 
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News Comments > Linux Steam External Beta Plans
1. Re: Linux Steam Eternal Beta Plans Sep 27, 2012, 10:58 RenownWolf
 
The steam linux will be forever Eternal!

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News Comments > Rhode Island & Mellon Bank Taking Possession of 38 Studios
4. Re: Rhode Island & Mellon Bank Taking Possession of 38 Studios Aug 10, 2012, 13:14 RenownWolf
 
Which can take weeks to complete... What the hell... Who is taking weeks to copy files or image hard drives then wipe them???

Must be a gov. organization
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
6. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Jul 16, 2012, 11:46 RenownWolf
 
Doh! My bad, I'll take better notice next time.

Damn our names being a few letters different. Thanks though =)
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
4. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Jul 14, 2012, 16:01 RenownWolf
 
Well I am Australian so if you care to point which Aus site you found out about it first I'd be heaps interested.

Rather amazing over here how many people don't seem to care how much the IP and Copyright laws in Australia are now being heavily influenced by American media companies. Sometimes we get wins with judges but not all the time.
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
8. Re: Morning Safety Dance Jul 14, 2012, 13:13 RenownWolf
 
It's okay Ant we've got blue.

Just think Taken, instead with a BBQ busting bad ass with dogs at his side saying "Your password will be taken, but I will find them".

Then he goes on some crazy ass adventure to kill the little hackers around the world. Pow pow pow, another hacker goes down.
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
2. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Jul 14, 2012, 12:09 RenownWolf
 
Mind linking what you are talking about?  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
14. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jul 2, 2012, 23:57 RenownWolf
 
Techie714 wrote on Jul 2, 2012, 16:21:
LOL! Nice! Yea I think most the folks at Blues are close in age at least Gen X. It's always nice to hear from a client that thinks you do good quality work. I'm of the mindset that cutting corners will just lead to more problems. Fix the issue & then go back & double check it to make sure it does not happen again.

I am a Gen Y (I dislike the whole gen system, but that is where I fall) and I could not imagine a system without console access. I don't work in tech support but sometimes help others with their pcs and even deal with my own.

It was sad to see at uni during my comp sci courses the people who had no idea how to use command line interfaces... the linux class was hilarious after doing the course on Windows based command prompt.

I've also heard the "I think you do a better job because you don't even need the mouse". I love hot keys, especially since I spent half my time using a laptop on the move. I hate touch pads so hot keys are far more efficient.
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
5. Re: Evening Metaverse Jun 22, 2012, 05:14 RenownWolf
 
Yea snookie the bitch! Trying to stop us from getting the nookie like a star wars wookie!  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
1. Re: Morning Consolidation Jun 19, 2012, 11:17 RenownWolf
 
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance to feature new playable character as DLC.

Eww... The game looks fun, but this sounds like Capcom with it's crappy DLC/new version setup.
 
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News Comments > 38 Studios Bankrupt; FBI Investigating
40. Re: 38 Studios Bankrupt; FBI Investigating Jun 8, 2012, 04:38 RenownWolf
 
Maybe the Feds are involved in regards to the previous property that was meant to be sold in another state which some employees just got payment demands for.

I figure that it is across state property crimes? Would that not involve the FBI?

Such things can include suspect accounting practices also, so maybe... I wonder if the IRS will chime in.

This is all from my limited knowledge of american law and accounting enforcement agencies
 
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News Comments > 38 Studios Closed?
66. Re: 38 Studios Closed? May 25, 2012, 04:02 RenownWolf
 
Smellfinger wrote on May 25, 2012, 02:43:
Business owners don't create jobs. They provide a service for job creators. They often hire people to help them provide that service, but they aren't job creators.

What in the hell am I reading? Came for comments on 38 studios and get to see what has to be the dumbest attempt at trying to abuse the english language by twisting the meanings of words.

Stick to talking about the games.

Anybody got any in game videos or screenshots of their mmo? Other than the environment preview video blues posted the other week? If anybody has already posted some, I am sorry but I am about to go through 60 or so BS comments about American politics to find them =(
 
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News Comments > Sunday Mobilization
2. Re: Sunday Mobilization May 13, 2012, 14:40 RenownWolf
 
Most people don't even think about that and send messages about private matters all the time, sometimes even illegal matters. They just aren't bright enough to realise they are being tracked.

Saves them on text messages, so they are happy. That being said, the companies charging crazy amounts for what a text message is along with a limit per message is the real crazy thing.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
29. Re: Morning Metaverse May 1, 2012, 02:40 RenownWolf
 
Australia here, I have a 500gb cap on a 100/2mb line. It is pretty easy to go over 250gig. Especially since our upload and download is counted.

I usually hover around 200-300gig assuming no extra things come up. I don't have cable tv and only recently even bought a tv that could handle Digital signals and still don't watch it. Download everything, and watch it.

Wish more companies would release their older content at cheap prices, many shows I want to watch from the past but I can't find on dvd let alone via a online store.

Caps blow, but they aren't too bad when they are the right size for your requirements. I don't support caps, just know in Australia they aren't going away.... Even our "unlimited" plans on dsl have limits here...
 
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7. Re: Molyneux plans to 'change the world' Apr 11, 2012, 15:08 RenownWolf
 
Agent.X7 wrote on Apr 11, 2012, 12:07:
Somebody needs to remind him that the Segway has already been invented.

Are you suggesting that the segway didn't change the world?

Everybody needed the injection of people falling off their segway in stupid ways to cheer up their lives. Things were getting depressing until it appeared.... Forever Amused!
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
2. Re: Evening Tech Bits Mar 31, 2012, 12:16 RenownWolf
 
ha..ha...ha.....ha.... nope not funny =(  
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
7. Re: Evening Tech Bits Mar 3, 2012, 03:53 RenownWolf
 
Don't remember where I got this put I put it in a txt file. Hope it helps.

Windows key brings up the Metro start screen. You can start typing to search for an app, just like the Win7 start menu.
Win + D brings up the old Windows desktop.
Win + C brings up the Charms menu, where you can search, share, and change settings.
Win + I opens the Settings panel, where you can change settings for the current app, change volume, wireless networks, shut down, or adjust the brightness.
Win + Z opens the App Bar for the current Metro application.
Win + H opens the Metro Share panel.
Win + Q brings up the Metro App Search screen.
Win + W brings up the Metro Settings search screen.
Win + F brings up the Metro File search screen.
Win + K opens the Devices panel (for connecting to a projector or some other device)
Win + , (comma) Aero Peek at the desktop.
Win + . (period) Snaps the current Metro application to one side of the screen. (Right side)
Win + Shift + . (period) Snaps the current Metro application to the other side of the screen. (Left side)
Win + J switches focus between snapped Metro applications.
Win + Page Up / Down moves the current app to the other monitor.
Win + Tab opens the Metro application switcher menu, switches between applications.
 
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News Comments > Orcs Must Die! Mod Support
10. Re: Orcs Must Die! Mod Support Feb 16, 2012, 13:58 RenownWolf
 
I looked forward to playing with people. Why is that difficult to understand? This isn't the type of game I play on my own, half the fun would be playing with people.

I enjoy playing games with my wife and brother... Maybe Orcs Must die 2 will offer co-op and get a purchase from me.

Silly bluesnews rules, should have asked for permission to post a negative =D

 
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