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News Comments > Volition Blessing Saints Row Mod Support
16. Re: Volition Blessing Saints Row Mod Support Jun 15, 2013, 18:56 NKD
 
TMGeorge wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 18:00:
NKD wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 15:37:
Still only 2 people in SR4... I wish they'd change that.

I saw it mentioned several times that it's 4 players in SR4.

Really? The video on GameSpot today a few posts down said 2 player...
 
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News Comments > Volition Blessing Saints Row Mod Support
12. Re: Volition Blessing Saints Row Mod Support Jun 15, 2013, 16:57 NKD
 
Jerykk wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 16:49:
HoSpanky wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 16:38:
My prediction is that the first two mods will be:

1) co-op for more players at once.
2) physically modeled dicks on the male characters, complete with FloppyPhysics.

Incorrect. The first mods will be incredibly detailed nude skins for every female in the game.

Followed by the animu waifu mods.
 
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News Comments > Volition Blessing Saints Row Mod Support
8. Re: Volition Blessing Saints Row Mod Support Jun 15, 2013, 15:37 NKD
 
TMGeorge wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 15:36:
what about COOP with more than 2 players?

I just did coop with a friend 1 month ago and it was the best

Still only 2 people in SR4... I wish they'd change that.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Consolidation
2. Re: Saturday Consolidation Jun 15, 2013, 15:05 NKD
 
Confession: I actually like the idea of the Xbox Live 15 year olds losing hundreds of dollars worth of games after continual online bad behavior.  
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News Comments > Volition Blessing Saints Row Mod Support
5. Re: Volition Blessing Saints Row Mod Support Jun 15, 2013, 15:03 NKD
 
Fantaz wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 15:01:
How's the graphics engine? Is it good? (I haven't tried the game...)

Nothing groundbreaking in terms of graphics, but it runs great unlike Volition's previous engines.
 
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News Comments > Volition Blessing Saints Row Mod Support
3. Re: Volition Blessing Saints Row Mod Support Jun 15, 2013, 14:55 NKD
 
Fuck yeah!  
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News Comments > Planetary Annihilation's $90 Alpha
59. Re: Planetary Annihilation's $90 Alpha Jun 15, 2013, 12:37 NKD
 
Cutter wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 12:34:
PHJF wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 09:19:
Unfinished projects which have not been greenlit should not be sold on Steam. Period.

That's a good point. Say for argument sake they don't get it done, or it's majorly delayed or something.

Yeah, people expect that risk from Kickstarter, but on Steam it's just called "Early Access", which implies that the game already has a release date and you're just getting in early.

Barely operational alphas don't belong on there, or need a big fat warning label.
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
8. Re: etc., etc. Jun 15, 2013, 11:04 NKD
 
I'm down. This game looks fun. I'll play it on PS4 if I have to, but I'd rather play on PC.  
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News Comments > It Came from E3 2013, Part Four
13. Re: It Came from E3 2013, Part Four Jun 15, 2013, 10:26 NKD
 
Fantaz wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 06:12:
The Half Elf wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 00:21:
Where the fuck is the Booth Guys?!?

It's tough for gay guys to enjoy booth babes. Didn't they announce a GaymerCon recently?

Yeah and I remember the sentiment around here was. "Stop drawing attention to yourself gays, and you'll be the victim of less hate crimes! Just pretend to be straight when in public and you'll be FINE"
 
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News Comments > Planetary Annihilation's $90 Alpha
43. Re: Planetary Annihilation's $90 Alpha Jun 15, 2013, 04:39 NKD
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 04:33:
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Jun 14, 2013, 23:54:
Dev wrote on Jun 14, 2013, 22:57:
And yet this is the 3rd best selling item on steam right now, ahead of skyrim.

Where are you getting that data?

This indicates otherwise?

Although maybe there is a more up to date list somewhere...

Actual stat is that about 150 people bought it on Steam...

Steam Charts

How are the Kickstarter people being given their alpha access? Steam codes? If so, do the several thousand people who backed at the Alpha level or higher count as a "purchase" when they end up registering their Steam code?

Not sure how their "Top Seller" page actually works, but a rush of people registering codes would probably boost things for a short time if that's how it works.

I find it unlikely that more people are buying a $90 barely playable Alpha RTS than are buying Skyrim, unless it's just a temporary boost.
 
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News Comments > Planetary Annihilation's $90 Alpha
41. Re: Planetary Annihilation's $90 Alpha Jun 15, 2013, 04:18 NKD
 
mag wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 04:10:
Jackplug wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 03:23:
68 for a game that has been kickstarted, some community spirit by trying to screw a very big amount for a early access..Fuck ooofff!!

Let's repeat it again. Early access was a reward to kickstarters for chipping in more than a minimum. Now they want to open early access up to more people, but it would be incredibly dickish of them to offer it for cheaper than what people already paid for it.

This obviously isn't winning them a lot of positive PR either. They shouldn't have put themselves in this position in the first place.
 
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News Comments > Planetary Annihilation's $90 Alpha
36. Re: Planetary Annihilation's $90 Alpha Jun 15, 2013, 02:46 NKD
 
Out of curiosity I went back and looked at some of the stuff I've backed. Cash-grab for beta/alpha is definitely more common than I remember.

Double Fine Adventure - Beta at $15, no Alpha offered.
Star Citizen - Alpha and Beta at $30
Wasteland 2 - Beta at $55
Shadowrun Returns - No Alpha or Beta offered.
Project Eternity - $110 for Beta, no alpha offered
Torment - Oddball here. Beta at $75, Alpha at $125. Beta "addon" available to any tier at $20, Alpha "addon" available to any Beta tester at $10.
Elite - Major Cashgrab alert here. 50 pounds for second round Beta, 100 pounds for first round beta, 200 pounds for Alpha.

Of course, none of them are trying to use Steam as a Kickstarter.

 
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News Comments > Planetary Annihilation's $90 Alpha
33. Re: Planetary Annihilation's $90 Alpha Jun 15, 2013, 02:10 NKD
 
jdreyer wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 02:04:
RaZ0r! wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 00:25:
Slashman wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 00:08:
This is all explained on the Steam page as well by the devs.

For me, there is no valid explanation for a $90 dollar alpha version game. Sorry. Everyone can 'explain' all they want.

Have you backed any kickstarter? If so, for how much?

Usually the $15-25 tier gets you the test versions, if they even do a public test. This type of bullshit situation is precisely why most game Kickstarters don't make testing contingent on a very high level of pledge. It's counterproductive to limit your testing pool, and effectively punishes early adopters who are going to be spreading the word about your game.
 
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News Comments > It Came from E3 2013, Part Four
7. Re: It Came from E3 2013, Part Four Jun 15, 2013, 01:48 NKD
 
nin wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 01:24:
The Half Elf wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 00:21:
Where the fuck is the Booth Guys?!?

That would be a riot. You'd think someone like the Saint's Row folks about be all over that...


Oh man. I can see the articles complaining about it now from sexually insecure man-children.
 
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News Comments > Planetary Annihilation's $90 Alpha
26. Re: Planetary Annihilation's $90 Alpha Jun 15, 2013, 01:20 NKD
 
Isn't getting in during the alpha generally promoted by making it CHEAPER than retail? What's the incentive here... pay more to do them a favor?  
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News Comments > Thief E3 Presentation
34. Re: Thief E3 Presentation Jun 15, 2013, 00:19 NKD
 
Jerykk wrote on Jun 14, 2013, 22:57:
I must be the only one who thought the demo looked promising.

I didn't see anything objectionable that also seemed mandatory. I don't see why someone couldn't just sneak around and steal shit if thats how they wanted to play.

It's really going to come down to, as you said, AI improvements. That really makes a stealth game.

 
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News Comments > World of Darkness Details Reset?
3. Re: World of Darkness Details Reset? Jun 14, 2013, 23:46 NKD
 
Actually reading this "news" it doesn't appear much of anything has changed at all...

Anyway, hopefully CCP isn't dumb enough to make this World of Warcraft with vampires.
 
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News Comments > Thief E3 Presentation
26. Re: Thief E3 Presentation Jun 14, 2013, 18:21 NKD
 
Overon wrote on Jun 14, 2013, 18:07:
This gameplay trailer showed us bad animations, terrible AI, ugly GUI, and blurry textures and Adam Jensen as nothing but a thug murderer. This game was not designed to appeal to people who liked the first Deus Ex.

Changed that around just for the sake of argument. Pretty much the exact same shit everyone said about DXHR.

Just saying people shouldn't give up all hope... YET.
 
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News Comments > Thief E3 Presentation
24. Re: Thief E3 Presentation Jun 14, 2013, 17:29 NKD
 
Not sure what all the freaking out and wrist slashing is about.

Aside from the shitty combat stuff, which you'll never see if you're playing it the right way, presumably, it looks like its probably the best stealth game we've had in.. uh... who knows how long. I don't really count DXHR since it's not that amazing if you judge it as a stealth game.

Speaking of DXHR, I'm having flashbacks to the threads about DXHR we had when they first started showing us gameplay.
 
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News Comments > Thief E3 Presentation
9. Re: Thief E3 Presentation Jun 14, 2013, 13:30 NKD
 
I don't care if they put in options to make the game more action oriented for retards so long as I can turn the shit off and just sneak around, which appears to be possible.

It's already a better Thief game than the last one, at any rate.
 
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