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Signed On Aug 3, 2007, 17:05
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News Comments > SteamOS Announced
32. Re: SteamOS Announced Sep 23, 2013, 14:46 NKD
 
Unless I can play my entire Steam catalog on it, no thanks. And even then it seems a bit silly when I could just run a normal OS with Steam.  
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News Comments > Op Ed
23. Re: Op Ed Sep 20, 2013, 17:41 NKD
 
Prez wrote on Sep 20, 2013, 17:26:
Jesus tap-dancing Christ the tools at RPS are a bunch of holier-than-thou pompous assholes.

If someone on Blue's News calls you a holier-than-thou pompous asshole, that's when you know you have a problem.
 
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News Comments > SOE: Twitter Abusers Can Be Banned from Games
23. Re: SOE: Twitter Abusers Can Be Banned from Games Sep 19, 2013, 17:18 NKD
 
Creston wrote on Sep 19, 2013, 14:39:
if we know who you are and you're abusing somebody on Twitter, we will ban your game account and we will not accept you as a customer ever again.

Hehe okay. You're going to ban people from using a product that they paid for because of actions taken completely irrelevant to said product or your company?

Good luck with that. Your lawyers will enjoy getting their ass handed to them in court, I'm sure.

You don't have a business contract with whatever game company is running a game. They can decide to stop doing business with you at any time. There is no legal precedent in the US that says that if a company's servers have your pixel people, that they are required to give you access forever.

I'm all for peoples toxic behavior having serious consequences, whether its said in-game or out-of-game, on official forums or unofficial, is pretty irrelevant. They are still bringing the community down.

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Redmask wrote on Sep 19, 2013, 16:18:
I can't really cry for the toxic personalities who think their online actions should never have any consequences, ban away.

While I agree with that, it starts down a slippery slope. What happens when someone is accused incorrectly?

Eh, there are always going to be the unlucky few who get banned that shouldn't have, and have to get it sorted out. Automated cheat detecting systems sometimes flag people incorrectly, noob customer service people get over-zealous. It's not really a reason to not enforce your rules at all.
 
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News Comments > SEGA Shoulders ATLUS' Burden
5. Re: SEGA Shoulders ATLUS' Burden Sep 18, 2013, 14:57 NKD
 
Talutha wrote on Sep 18, 2013, 09:51:

With that out of the way lets go ahead and make some predictions about Persona 5 and when it will be coming out ;).

I predict Persona 5 will be a grindy animu waifu simulator. Probably taking place in a high school.
 
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News Comments > New EA CEO
17. Re: New EA CEO Sep 18, 2013, 02:27 NKD
 
Creston wrote on Sep 18, 2013, 01:20:
In other words, just another suit who has no clue about games and got a business degree from the El Segundo School of Finance or something.

I dunno, he's been at EA for 13 years, and was executive producer on FIFA for a while. Maybe he's gained some knowledge of whats going on. Better than hiring some guy from Coca Cola or something.
 
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News Comments > Valve Remains Bullish on Linux
19. Re: Valve Remains Bullish on Linux Sep 17, 2013, 00:00 NKD
 
Yeah. Not holding my breath for the Linux adoption Catch 22 to be resolved any time soon.  
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
3. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Sep 12, 2013, 18:03 NKD
 
Ragers are usually blaming their losses/shortcomings on other people, and as such aren't as likely to improve as someone goes "Welp, I fucked that up, I'll do something different next time."  
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News Comments > Steam Family Sharing Announced; Will Allow Game Lending
61. Re: Steam Family Sharing Announced; Will Allow Game Lending Sep 12, 2013, 04:19 NKD
 
Iurand wrote on Sep 12, 2013, 04:05:

It could be very useful for people with one account per game.

People do this? I have hundreds of games on Steam...
 
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News Comments > Steam Family Sharing Announced; Will Allow Game Lending
12. Re: Steam Family Sharing Announced; Will Allow Game Lending Sep 11, 2013, 14:40 NKD
 
Ah, here we go, not QUITE as useless as initially feared. From their FAQ:

Yes. A Steam account may authorize Family Sharing on up to 10 devices at a given time.
 
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News Comments > Steam Family Sharing Announced; Will Allow Game Lending
9. Re: Steam Family Sharing Announced; Will Allow Game Lending Sep 11, 2013, 14:30 NKD
 
Silicon Avatar wrote on Sep 11, 2013, 14:29:
From what I understand of it this is exactly what I want. I can "lend" games to my wife on her PC's Steam account (or whatever) while I play something else on my Steam account.

She can play Skyrim on her PC, I can play Fallout on mine. We buy one copy instead of two (because why would I buy two copies for one household - that always bugged me).


Gotta use a shared PC bro.
 
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News Comments > Steam Family Sharing Announced; Will Allow Game Lending
6. Re: Steam Family Sharing Announced; Will Allow Game Lending Sep 11, 2013, 14:26 NKD
 
ldonyo wrote on Sep 11, 2013, 14:20:
More than kind of useless. You may as well share your actual account, since only one account can use any one of the shared games at any time.

Yeah it's basically only useful for people who are already sharing one PC but just want an extra name to keep their friends lists separate.
 
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News Comments > Steam Family Sharing Announced; Will Allow Game Lending
2. Re: Steam Family Sharing Announced; Will Allow Game Lending Sep 11, 2013, 14:13 NKD
 
Kinda useless since you have to use the same PC to do it.  
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News Comments > SEC Investigating 38 Studios Loan
2. Re: SEC Investigating 38 Studios Loan Sep 11, 2013, 13:11 NKD
 
So what they are saying is "It's a big conspiracy!"

This is a monumental waste of time. Taxpayers already got bilked out of a bunch of money, and now they want to waste more taxpayer money on investigations that won't turn up shit. Rhode Island needs to know when to quit.

Shit, by now even if there was a conspiracy, the evidence has been shredded and deleted.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs
1. Re: Ships Ahoy - Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs Sep 10, 2013, 21:27 NKD
 
Not nearly as scary as the first one, or Outlast. But I still enjoyed it. It'll take you about 3-4 hours to beat depending on how many times you get lost.  
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News Comments > New BioWare Boss Named
10. Re: New BioWare Boss Named Sep 10, 2013, 17:37 NKD
 
Creston wrote on Sep 10, 2013, 12:02:
Both former doctors apparently wanted him to succeed them, but I do believe he was in charge over the... shall we say rather lacklustre TOR.


He was the guy brought in around the time they transitioned it over to F2P. He's only been with the company since last year.
 
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News Comments > Derek Paxton Overseeing All Stardock Development
2. Re: Derek Paxton Overseeing All Stardock Development Sep 9, 2013, 22:26 NKD
 
Just glad that headline says Paxton and not Smart.  
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News Comments > HARDWARE: Shipbreakers was F2P; Homeworld: Shipbreakers Isn't
27. Re: HARDWARE: Shipbreakers was F2P; Homeworld: Shipbreakers Isn't Sep 9, 2013, 14:07 NKD
 
RollinThundr wrote on Sep 9, 2013, 12:50:
Oh nos Blue used a twitter embed QQQQQQQQ. Jesus really people?

Quite frankly the only reason it sticks out like a sore thumb is because the layout here is absolutely archaic. And I don't say this as a trendwhore. I generally hate web redesigns. But at this stage of the game, it might be warranted. I'd even pitch in some cash to help get it done.
 
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News Comments > HARDWARE: Shipbreakers was F2P; Homeworld: Shipbreakers Isn't
13. Re: HARDWARE: Shipbreakers was F2P; Homeworld: Shipbreakers Isn't Sep 9, 2013, 11:10 NKD
 
Tweet embed? A modern feature? On MY BluesNews?!

Not bad Blue
 
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News Comments > etc.
3. Re: etc. Sep 9, 2013, 11:10 NKD
 
$65 for development, $200 for marketing, $0 for PC port?

That said, I'm probably going to get it for PS3 :/ But I'm not giving Rockstar more of my money if they ever release a PC version. I will just deal with the PS3 version until such time as the PC version is $10 on Steam sale.

I hate giving Rockstar any of my money with how they treat PC, but they seem to be making gameplay changes in the right direction compared to GTA4, so...
 
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News Comments > BattleForge Closing After Next Month
14. Re: BattleForge Closing After Next Month Sep 8, 2013, 01:14 NKD
 
frag.machine wrote on Sep 7, 2013, 22:57:
It would be nice if EA (and other companies) released some sort of server executables of these decomissioned games so people willing to host it for free could keep the ball rolling. But I reckon I'm expecting too much from the suits...

I can understand why they don't do that: It's not entirely up to EA or whoever is running the servers most of the time. They probably license a lot of code or whatever from third parties who wouldn't look kindly on the company in question just handing out that shit for free.
 
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