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Signed On Apr 28, 2000, 16:06
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News Comments > Op Ed
4. Re: Op Ed Sep 26, 2011, 11:40 Bard
 
It's because MOST of the time PC games are unfinished buggy pieces of crap on release.

I don't buy games on release any more - I wait for about a year to find out if the critical bugs are fixed. By that time it's also hit the bargain bin.

It's not like I'm starving for good games in the meantime.
 
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News Comments > Dead Island Patched
35. Re: Dead Island Patched Sep 7, 2011, 10:38 Bard
 
Incorrect my arse.

Why not admit what it really is - releasing a bad product to impact the zero day warez scene.

 
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News Comments > No Shooting Civilians in Battlefield 3
12. That doesnít mean that I donít want people to feel that war is not good Aug 31, 2011, 10:41 Bard
 
Ironic statement from someone who is profiting from "War is fun"

If he truly cared he'd move away from anything glorifying war, or perhaps start portraying it as it is - something awful.

The vast majority of casualties in Modern war today are civilians, either through 'not giving a shit' about the civilians around a target(collateral damage) or downright massacre (see yesterday's wikileaks release on the family of 10 handcuffed, executed and then the attempt to blow up the evidence via airstrike).

Today war is about pursuit of racial(Israel) or Corporate (USA) interests.

It's a pity really.

 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
19. Re: Steam Top 10 Aug 29, 2011, 09:05 Bard
 
In what screwed up place is borderlands game of the year?

BULLSHIT.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
1. Re: Morning Metaverse Aug 23, 2011, 11:09 Bard
 
Misleading on the wikileaks thing - the guy was an outsider when he deleted the stuff.

 
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News Comments > World of Battleships Announced
2. Re: World of Battleships Announced Aug 16, 2011, 14:13 Bard
 
if it's anything like WoT i am going to be sucked in.  
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News Comments > etc., etc.
1. Re: etc., etc. Aug 12, 2011, 09:01 Bard
 
I just hope the developer of 1979 isn't being paid by the CIA.

Maybe someone should make "1967" where you take the part of either an Israeli sailor machine gunning life boats launched from the U.S.S. Liberty in the hope of preventing survivors, or an attack pilot strafing and napalming the ship to keep the crew from rewiring radio masts so they can send a report that they're being attacked, or a torpedo boat captain trying to sink it. If succesful the US comes into the war you started on your side.

Or you can play the part of Robert Macnamara and decide whether to recall the US navy strike flights that were going to protect the ship, or you could allow the nuclear strike against Cairo.

The game would show that in history - the bad guys screw their friends

Then we could play the ace elevatore modernisation program!

History offers so many opportunities for educational gaming.
 
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News Comments > Quoteworthy - id's Tim Willits on Always-on Gaming
8. Re: Quoteworthy - id's Tim Willits on Always-on Gaming Aug 10, 2011, 11:07 Bard
 
yeah - just perfect when I am sitting on those long ferry rides with nothing to do.

I guess i'll have to stick to ipad gaming..
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Will Require Persistent Connection, Feature Cash Auctions, and More
380. Re: Diablo III Will Require Persistent Connection, Feature Cash Auctions, and More Aug 4, 2011, 15:57 Bard
 
Teddy wrote on Aug 3, 2011, 18:21:
Bush planned 9/11.

No he didn't. The zionists of PNAC did the plan, Cheney did the legwork, Israel supplied the manpower. Bush knew - he was 'shitting bricks' during his press conference - you only need to watch his expression during his upside-down my pet goat episode to realise something was up...

They used Mossad personnel through Mossad fixer Jack Abramoff. The front company Ace Elevator (the owner fled to Israel just prior to 9/11) planted the explosives during an elevator upgrade of the WTC buildings that a Freedom of Information Act request has just shown was never real (ie none of the legal paperwork that is required to get permission to do the upgrades was ever done).

The US military KNOWS Israel did it - and they're pissed. I'm waiting for them to hit back at Israel like they did after Israel attacked the USS Liberty and tried to drag the US into a war against Egypt.

http://tinyurl.com/3nev7v8

Yep - the truth is out there - just not being served up on a platter by CNN and Fox.
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
6. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Aug 4, 2011, 11:01 Bard
 
The whole purpose of facebook is to put faces to ip addresses, and ip addresses to identities, to make it possible to trace an individual to the content they post online.

Unfortunately the 'horse has bolted' and the ability to suppress the truth by taking out those who make it available online has already been invalidated - too many people know thanks to the likes of Wikileaks and Bradley Manning.

Instead it will now be used as a 'chilling effect' to scare people into not spreading the truth because it might end up with them being hassled when travelling or any other activity where 'government' agencies are involved.
 
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News Comments > More Tank Ace Beta Testing
1. Re: More Tank Ace Beta Testing Jul 26, 2011, 15:56 Bard
 
I wonder if this will be an inferior "jumping on the World-Of-Tanks" bandwagon game or something decent.  
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News Comments > IL-2 Cliffs of Dover Add-on in September?
20. Re: IL-2 Cliffs of Dover Add-on in September? Jul 18, 2011, 09:21 Bard
 
hmm.. Cliffs of Dover doesn't even WORK PROPERLY yet.

It's a bit.. risky.. to release an add-on for a broken product. By the time the product works and those informed consumers purchase it the add-on will most likely have lost the sales impact it would have had.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
15. Re: Steam Top 10 Jul 18, 2011, 08:53 Bard
 
Mashiki Amiketo wrote on Jul 18, 2011, 03:42:
xXBatmanXx wrote on Jul 17, 2011, 21:37:
Guys - you know better. Use email or IM next time - blatant policy violation....
What policy violation. Removing crap from things you own is legal unless you live in some archaic backwater.

The US is one of those backwaters.
 
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News Comments > Metacritic Dropped "Corrupt" Site
7. Re: Metacritic Dropped Jul 16, 2011, 10:47 Bard
 
Overon wrote on Jul 16, 2011, 10:12:
Jerykk wrote on Jul 16, 2011, 05:45:
As always, I find the best alternative is to just play the game yourself.
And if you want to do it legally, then that's a lot of wasted money unless there are demos.

INDEED. For this reason alone do I advocate piracy.

The practice of some developers and publishers of not releasing fully functioning demos of their products to allows us to test drive before we buy sucks.
 
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News Comments > Metacritic Dropped "Corrupt" Site
6. Re: Metacritic Dropped Jul 16, 2011, 10:46 Bard
 
are gamespy on there?

 
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance
3. Re: Evening Safety Dance Jul 15, 2011, 10:49 Bard
 
If there's anything I've learnt in this industry it's that you cannot secure anything.

There shouldn't be any external connectivity to anything critical - period.

Yes - we're seeing a push to remove freedom from the internet so we can't see the crimes governments and corporations who for some reason think it's THEY who have control and not US.

First they came in the name of children using child porn, now they're using hacking to justify controlling the internet. What they need to do is to unplug anything critical from the internet. You used 'leased lines' - ie what any competent network engineer would suggest.

All of this is just an excuse.
 
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance
1. Re: Evening Safety Dance Jul 7, 2011, 09:01 Bard
 
"Security officials" see renewed need to wag the dog to drown out the news that the operators of the scanning machines are getting cancer, and that they have refused to allow the operators to use radiation measuring devices to determine when they've received too many rads.

That's what you get when the department of homeland security has family members both controlling the department and also the company selling the scanners.
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
1. Re: Game Reviews Jul 6, 2011, 17:49 Bard
 
I guess WoT didn't pay gamespy enough for a positive review.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 6, 2011, 13:31 Bard
 
another bloody birthday out of the hangman's noose where he belongs.

!(*!@*(#& war criminal.
 
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News Comments > Evening Previews
1. Re: Evening Previews Jun 21, 2011, 09:08 Bard
 
iRacing?

REALLY?
 
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