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News Comments > Into the Black
7. Re: Into the Black Aug 24, 2015, 23:29 NKD
 
yonder wrote on Aug 24, 2015, 20:35:
But seriously... it's evident that someone hasn't seen Battlefield Earth.

I would hope that most of humanity hasn't seen that utter piece of shit.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Metaverse
3. Re: Saturday Metaverse Aug 23, 2015, 05:38 NKD
 
jdreyer wrote on Aug 23, 2015, 05:24:
All police interactions should be instantly uploaded to the web.

I don't know about that. It should all be recorded and made available to all parties with a legitimate interest in a very timely fashion. But instantly uploaded to the web?

When the police mistakenly enter your home while you're plowing your wife's sister do you really want that uploaded to the web?
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
7. Re: Op Ed Aug 22, 2015, 18:04 NKD
 
Really puts Steam in perspective. Only around 1.3 million Steam users buy a significant number of games, and to be a member of the top 20%, you only need to own four games.

80-90% of Steam users may as well not exist for how little they participate in the PC gaming market. I never would have guessed those numbers.
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
6. Re: etc., etc. Aug 21, 2015, 06:51 NKD
 
Hitman is such a shitty candidate for game to movie adaptation. It has a somewhat interesting story, but it's not narratively rich. There's just too little to pull from. It isn't a hugely popular game series either, in the grand scheme. So it doesn't have an enormous fan base that you can milk.

I've always felt that video game movies are better off as low budget projects, rather than as films to be shown in the theater. Things like video game web series have a much better track record than video game feature films.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
21. Re: Op Ed Aug 20, 2015, 13:53 NKD
 
That comparison is some serious cringe shit.  
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News Comments > Morning Patches
8. Re: Morning Patches Aug 18, 2015, 19:24 NKD
 
Starbound's main problem, according to what the lead dev said on Reddit, aside from their inexperience, was Early Access. They wasted a ton of time on placeholder features that have since been replaced, removed, or will soon be replaced. They implemented and even made rudimentary balance passes to entire features knowing full well those features would be removed. Placeholder progression, etc.

These features were put in because they needed to make the game more playable since they were selling it on Steam. Silencing critics on Steam was more important than delivering the end product that was pitched. Just goes to show you that Early Access, while it can be an infusion of cash, can also be an enormous waste of time that actually eats up that cash.

 
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News Comments > SafeDisc Broken Under Windows 10
14. Re: SafeDisc Broken Under Windows 10 Aug 17, 2015, 20:19 NKD
 
It was only a matter of time before these low level hackjob DRMs started to break. Some DRMs broke many Windows versions ago. Thankfully workarounds are easy to come by and no new titles are using the now unsupported feature.  
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News Comments > Steamship Ahoy - Hacknet
4. Re: Steamship Ahoy - Hacknet Aug 15, 2015, 17:10 NKD
 
Baristan wrote on Aug 15, 2015, 16:27:
I've enjoyed the game so far. 7 hours in and ~50% done. I read every file so most people should finish it in about 10h.
It's not a real hacking game like the Wargames on OverTheWire. It's very simular to Uplink. Not quite as good, but the closest any game has come in the 14 years since.

I haven't tried the Desura version yet, but it should be a good demo for those who would like to try before they buy the full version. However it might spoil some of the full game.

You can get the full version on Steam or DRM free at GOG.

Gotta agree. This is the closest we've had to Uplink. It lacks some of the soul of Uplink, but it should appeal to Uplink fans.
 
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News Comments > etc.
5. Re: etc. Aug 15, 2015, 15:02 NKD
 
Mass shootings make up something like 0.1% of the firearm homicides in the US. If you want to solve gun violence, start looking at the big picture, and not only when upper class white kids get shot.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
18. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 13, 2015, 01:55 NKD
 
Pigeon wrote on Aug 12, 2015, 09:21:
Punch a guy in the face over $600 and lose out on a 4 year 2 million dollar contract. If only IK had paid attention in economics class all of this could have been avoided. I'll be surprised if anyone picks this guy up. Nobody is going to want someone who broke a starting QB's jaw over $600, specially not someone with unimpressive stats like IK.

Almost as unimpressive as Geno!
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
6. Re: Into the Black Aug 12, 2015, 23:26 NKD
 
This video is from a closer perspective. The story is that this was livestreamed by someone because, well, as you can see it's unlikely the cameraman survived.

Also there were two explosions after the fire broke out, a big one and then a fucking huge one like 30 seconds later.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
7. Re: Morning Metaverse Aug 11, 2015, 14:15 NKD
 
Verno wrote on Aug 11, 2015, 13:58:
But you see....micro$$oft!!

Yeah, I sometimes feel like I'm in 90s USENET with the outdated big bad Micro$oft bullshit. Some of the stuff people say Microsoft is going to do, people have been saying for 20+ years.

Since people started warning us about these imminent horrible atrocities by Microsoft, people have been born and gone on to have kids of their own. Meanwhile, I'm still in control of my PC. My pirated software (including Microsoft software!) and porn are fine. I've seen barely an advertisement outside of a few whitelisted sites in probably 15 years. I can compile and run whatever code I want, and the open source community for Windows has only gotten bigger.

If Microsoft is going to lock down my PC any day now, why is it taking them so long? I'm not getting any younger, and I'm not in the best of health. If I had kids I'd say maybe they or my grandkids might experience Microsoft making good on their evil plans. But I'm not sure about that.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
5. Re: Morning Metaverse Aug 11, 2015, 13:38 NKD
 
Bub wrote on Aug 11, 2015, 10:19:
Once you hand over the keys to your computer with Windows 10, the big M will see to it that add blockers never work again.

Ad blockers work fine with Windows 10 and Microsoft doesn't care about ads as they are not an advertisement firm.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 10, 2015, 11:38 NKD
 
I enjoyed True Detective season 2 a lot as well. I'm not sure if more than season 1, but, it was something I looked forward to each week. One of those shows where I get a little giddy as I press the play button.

But I knew from interviews before getting into it that each season of True Detective was going to be a significantly different theme. A Southern Gothic story and a Detective Noir story are not going to have a lot in common.

Some people seemed to think it was just going to be a rotating cast with the same style of story. But literally every season is a new show.

Comparing season 1 and season 2 might as well be comparing Seinfeld and Star Trek TNG. They both did what they set out to do remarkably well. You might wish they had set out to do something else, but that doesn't make what they did a piece of shit.
 
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News Comments > The International Results
16. Re: The International Results Aug 9, 2015, 18:45 NKD
 
There's nothing this site hates more than seeing nerds who aren't them making money. Any time someone gets a pay day, you see comments in here about how they don't deserve it. Pro gamers, Notch, The Oculus Rift dude, etc.  
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News Comments > Star Citizen Multi-Crew Shown
41. Re: Star Citizen Multi-Crew Shown Aug 8, 2015, 07:48 NKD
 
Kxmode wrote on Aug 8, 2015, 04:28:
Amazing level of hatred

Me: Interesting tech demo. So where's the rest of the game?
zecumbe: Being made? Keep hating kid, your tears are Skitties for us!
Me: "Keep hating kid"? Where in the world do you see hate in "Interesting tech demo. So where's the rest of the game"?


Why do you keep going to that sub dude? Trying to reason with the people there is like trying to reason with your cat.
 
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News Comments > World of Warcraft: Legion Announced
7. Re: World of Warcraft: Legion Announced Aug 6, 2015, 14:29 NKD
 
Wallshadows wrote on Aug 6, 2015, 14:26:
For once they're sticking to the lore though and having Demon Hunters Night Elf and Blood Elf only.

Looks like they aren't skimping on the art though. Since they only have to do two races, it looks like each spec (Tank/DPS) has a different form and there's a lot of customization.

Can't imagine trying to do that for more races.
 
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News Comments > Evening Interviews
1. Re: Evening Interviews Aug 5, 2015, 17:28 NKD
 
Especially, y'know, I mean, you have to listen to people who have actually been able to do stuff and that you respect. That's not the case [here]."

Ouch.
 
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News Comments > Mafia III Announcement
6. Re: Mafia III Announcement Aug 5, 2015, 10:35 NKD
 
Ah shit I looked into that Haden Blackman dude who heads up this studio. Bunch of Star Wars crap is the only thing on his resume that I see. Hopefully he can deliver on this title.  
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News Comments > Activision Blizzard Financials; WoW at 5.6M Subs
34. Re: Activision Blizzard Financials; WoW at 5.6M Subs Aug 5, 2015, 10:27 NKD
 
Luke wrote on Aug 5, 2015, 08:02:

yes "Registred" `.....not active accounts

You implied that WoW's active subscriber number was actually a registered account number. Here's the comparison...

100 million registered vs. FF14 4 million registered.
5.6 million active subs vs. FF14 no one knows, Squeenix doesn't release that info.
 
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