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News Comments > Watch Dogs Trailer
11. Re: Watch Dogs Trailer Aug 2, 2013, 12:20 NKD
 
Quinn wrote on Aug 2, 2013, 05:10:
What's with this Aisha? I must have missed something because the entire web seems to enjoy the thought of killing the poor woman.

Her absolutely groanworthy performance as Ubisoft's presenter at E3. It was BAAAAD. Other than that, she seems like an okay chick.
 
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News Comments > Watch Dogs Trailer
2. Re: Watch Dogs Trailer Aug 1, 2013, 15:52 NKD
 
The Half Elf wrote on Aug 1, 2013, 15:17:
GO AWAY! I do not want to see you either, until you are released! But between this and AC4, Ubisoft is really going after the open world sandbox with a vengeance. Nice to see GTA and Saint's Row have some competition. Now if we can get Just Cause 3....

Ermahgerd Just Cause 3. That'd be just amazing.

I really like that momentum seems to be shifting away, to at least some extent, from corridor shooters with cutscenes at the end of each hallway.

But yeah, Watch Dogs can't come out soon enough.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Call of Duty: Black Ops II Vengeance DLC
2. Re: Ships Ahoy - Call of Duty: Black Ops II Vengeance DLC Aug 1, 2013, 15:48 NKD
 
And not a single fuck was given.  
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News Comments > Watch Dogs Trailer
25. Re: Watch Dogs Trailer Jul 31, 2013, 15:21 NKD
 
Have you people lost your minds? E3 was last month and the actual game was beautiful and running flawlessly on actual hardware. It's not like we're talking about pre-rendered shit and "in engine" bullshots here.

Tons of actual gameplay footage of the game looking amazing, and one joke trailer comes out (which by the way could easily have been bullshotted too if they wanted to) that doesn't look as good and you lose your damn minds.

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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
2. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Jul 31, 2013, 03:06 NKD
 
Meh, kinda skeptical of EQN... we'll see.  
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News Comments > Watch Dogs Trailer
12. Re: Watch Dogs Trailer Jul 31, 2013, 03:06 NKD
 
Cutter wrote on Jul 31, 2013, 02:35:
Are you kidding? I'd stuff her like a turkey!

Depends, would she be cracking horrible jokes during?
 
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News Comments > Bully Re-TMed
5. Re: Bully Re-TMed Jul 31, 2013, 01:28 NKD
 
Cutter wrote on Jul 30, 2013, 21:58:
Bully sucked.

Yup. And that might even be generous.
 
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News Comments > Watch Dogs Trailer
7. Re: Watch Dogs Trailer Jul 31, 2013, 01:11 NKD
 
Aisha Tyler getting hit by a truck is just what I've been begging to see since E3.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
3. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jul 30, 2013, 17:45 NKD
 
jdreyer wrote on Jul 30, 2013, 13:30:
And that means at some point I can ditch my Windows machine.

Not to crush your dreams or anything, but I'm pretty sure we can find posts from right here on Blue's circa 1997 that say the same thing.
 
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News Comments > Europa Universalis IV Preorders Get Crusader Kings II & Save Converter
1. Re: Europa Universalis IV Preorders Get Crusader Kings II & Save Converter Jul 30, 2013, 17:25 NKD
 
Are there people who don't already have Crusader Kings 2? It's on sale every other week.  
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News Comments > SOE Player Studio Item Creator
15. Re: SOE Player Studio Item Creator Jul 30, 2013, 17:22 NKD
 
InBlack wrote on Jul 30, 2013, 04:08:
This is exploitation pure and simple. Sure you can make "Grandfathers Dildo of Epic Proportions" and price it at 800$ but they wont select it or they will price it at 10 cents and you will be screwed. Boycot this shit because its exploitation!

Here's the thing: They already have player-created items in-game, so we already know how it works. You don't price it at all. They put it on their store for Station Coins, at the same price as all the other similar items.

Also, no one is being "exploited" and no one is "boycotting" jack shit .
 
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News Comments > SOE Player Studio Item Creator
6. Re: SOE Player Studio Item Creator Jul 29, 2013, 21:53 NKD
 
ViRGE wrote on Jul 29, 2013, 21:45:
NKD wrote on Jul 29, 2013, 21:19:
Players _making_ content is the natural extension of players _being_ content.
Whereas I've always held the opposite opinion. Players generally lack the means to create good content and the intuition to see how that content will play out. The result, especially in an RPG, will be (relatively) poorly modeled items that are not appropriately balanced and/or don't have a well designed role.

Which is not to say I'm against player created content altogether, but there's a huge gap between 3rd party mods and player content being siphoned into the base game.

Well these items are screened by the developers. Screening items is a lot quicker and easier on manpower than developing them from scratch. It's better this way so we don't end up with stupid anime and furry shit in every game. There's also more incentive to do a good job because you can actually make money if they implement your stuff and people buy it.
 
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News Comments > SOE Player Studio Item Creator
4. Re: SOE Player Studio Item Creator Jul 29, 2013, 21:19 NKD
 
Cutter wrote on Jul 29, 2013, 21:00:
dj LiTh wrote on Jul 29, 2013, 20:43:
I see this as pretty much the future of MMO content, crowd sourcing/steamworkshop etc.

That and user friendly editors like Cryptic's Foundry. It's stupid not to do it! When the content is gone most people move on - I certainly do. So why not let your community create it for you while you focus on assets and other things? The fact they weren't doing this to begin with always boggles my mind.

I really like the idea of MMOs getting back to being virtual worlds with real player interaction, not just RPGs where you see another person running around now and again. Players _making_ content is the natural extension of players _being_ content.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
6. Re: Op Ed Jul 29, 2013, 20:14 NKD
 
It needs people who are willing to say whatever’s on their minds despite how unpopular it makes them.

Sure, as long as they say it in a way befitting someone with a public image. Posting on some comment thread on some obscure gaming website and posting on your Twitter account with 80 gazillion followers are two very different things.

Saying what's on your mind in an absurdly inflammatory way only distracts people from your point, it doesn't reinforce it. That's fine here on Blues and elsewhere, but not when you're speaking to paying customers and business partners.

Indie developers have enough hurdles to climb without having to deal with being painted as whiny man-children who cannot conduct business with any professionalism or respect.

We complain about the antiseptic and aloof behavior of mainstream developers, who seem detached from their player base, but frankly I think the Phil Fish's of the world have swung way too far in the other direction to the point where if they aren't being worshipped and their dick sucked, they can't function.
 
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News Comments > SOE Player Studio Item Creator
1. Re: SOE Player Studio Item Creator Jul 29, 2013, 20:07 NKD
 
You get a 40% cut of the revenue from sales of it, too.  
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News Comments > Saints Row IV Still RC Down Under
10. Re: Saints Row IV Still RC Down Under Jul 29, 2013, 13:38 NKD
 
Does this actually stop anyone but the most casual of Australian gamers from getting and playing the game?  
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News Comments > Fez II Cancelled
33. Re: Fez II Cancelled Jul 28, 2013, 19:26 NKD
 
Rattlehead wrote on Jul 28, 2013, 16:31:
NKD wrote on Jul 28, 2013, 16:04:
Phil Fish is an idiot and a waste of oxygen. He needs to hurry up with his psychotic break and just step in front of a train ASAP so the rest of us don't have to deal with his constant whining about the occasional criticism.
Sarcasm or not, telling someone who is obviously in need of mental health services to kill themselves is a horrible thing to say.

Fish is fine with telling people to kill themselves, so I'm fine with telling him to do it. Plus it's not like he's actually going to read any of this. He's already curled up in a ball with an iPhone letting the pain roll in via social media.
 
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News Comments > Fez II Cancelled
4. Re: Fez II Cancelled Jul 28, 2013, 16:04 NKD
 
Phil Fish is an idiot and a waste of oxygen. He needs to hurry up with his psychotic break and just step in front of a train ASAP so the rest of us don't have to deal with his constant whining about the occasional criticism.  
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News Comments > Saturday Tech Bits
10. Re: Saturday Tech Bits Jul 27, 2013, 19:56 NKD
 
wtf_man wrote on Jul 27, 2013, 18:08:
Silicon Avatar wrote on Jul 27, 2013, 17:52:
I didn't know overclocking was even that big of a deal anymore. I can't remember the last time a game maxed out anything on my computer.

This.

I had an overclocked Core 2 Duo E8600 and an overclocked 8800GTX (both liquid cooled) up until January of this year. Now, I have a stock clocked Core I5 3570k, and a stock clocked GTX680 (both air cooled). So far, I haven't come across anything it can't play at max settings @ 1920x1080.

7680x1440 is still dicey in some games/settings on my triple SLI setup :/ People getting excited for "4k gaming" are in for a rude awakening when they realize how inadequate even the best PC hardware is for the job.
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
6. Re: etc., etc. Jul 27, 2013, 19:36 NKD
 
SS wrote on Jul 27, 2013, 07:04:
The fact that the guy describes Mortal Kombat as a good videogame film, makes it sound like they've set really low standards.

Mortal Kombat was literally the only good one to ever be made, so it's hard to find other examples. But let's be honest here, doing a good Mortal Kombat movie SHOULD be easy. After all, it's just a martial arts movie with a fantasy/scifi skin.

Something like Deus Ex is a much bigger challenge, which is why I suspect suckage.

Their only hope for a good movie is to just pull the basic setting from the franchise and not try and tell the same stories in film format.
 
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