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Signed On Aug 17, 2007, 21:46
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News Comments > Op Ed
15. Re: Op Ed Aug 20, 2015, 12:20 Vulkan
 
"The poster child for this right now might be Zoe Quinn, who at the time of writing has yet to be able to return to her home due to the recent unpleasantness (and is drawing closer to becoming the video game world's fatwa-era Salman Rushdie by the day)"

Yes, she's *just* like Rushdie. Right in the trash you go mr. bad article.
 
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News Comments > Shenmue 3 Kickstarter Instantly Funded
26. Re: Shenmue 3 Kickstarter Instantly Funded Jun 16, 2015, 13:56 Vulkan
 
First there was #SaveShamu, now we have #SaveShenmue.  
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News Comments > For Honor Announced
5. Re: For Honor Announced Jun 15, 2015, 22:43 Vulkan
 
Duels remind me of Bushido Blade.  
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News Comments > Hatred in June
11. Re: Hatred in June Apr 29, 2015, 12:29 Vulkan
 
Beyond all the silly controversy, I really like the look of this game aesthetically.  
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News Comments > GTA5 PC Graphics Options Detailed; Game May Span 7 Discs
10. Re: GTA5 PC Graphics Options Detailed; Game May Span 7 Discs Apr 8, 2015, 19:57 Vulkan
 

So one thing I'm trying to figure out is how I manage the controls.

Gamepad is superior for driving and flying. M&K is gonna be great for on foot with first person. No more auto lock combat like on the PS3.

My dilemma is driving AND shooting. Using M&K is going to make shooting much easier, but then I'll need to be using the keyboard to drive while doing that....

I guess it will come down to how well the cars handle with non-analog controls.

First world problems.

I really need to patent that idea for the keyboard with pressure sensitive WASD keys.
 
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News Comments > DX12: 900% FPS Increase Over DX11 Claimed
19. Re: DX12: 900% FPS Increase Over DX11 Claimed Feb 18, 2015, 20:24 Vulkan
 
Takes me back to the days of the Pentium MMX and the ridiculous marketing claims coming out of the PR department.

Turns out, MMX did *not* replace 3d cards.
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect 4 Multiplayer Revealed
1. Re: Mass Effect 4 Multiplayer Revealed Feb 13, 2015, 09:49 Vulkan
 
It's like someone clobbered me over the head with a potato sack full of buzzwords.  
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News Comments > Jagged Alliance: Flashback Released
5. Re: Jagged Alliance: Flashback Released Oct 22, 2014, 04:55 Vulkan
 
Domgrief wrote on Oct 22, 2014, 03:57:
Dmitri_M wrote on Oct 22, 2014, 02:25:
I still like the mechanics. The voice acting is still perfect.

Some of the cast was great, but I wouldn't go as far as "perfect" - Ira's "She is evil. A driven bitch." is the worst piece of voice acting I've ever heard.

I still snicker uncontrollably when Dimitri pronounces Miguel's name.

But yes, no amount of fancy 3d graphics these recent remakes sport will ever be sufficient to match JA2 1.13's lovely meld of game mechanics and systems.
 
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News Comments > From Software Sold
14. Re: From Software Sold Apr 28, 2014, 15:01 Vulkan
 
Not sure wtf everyone in this thread is on about but FromSoft owns the rights to the Dark series, it's Demon's that they don't own. The change from Namco to Kadokawa is also a good thing, it means a bigger budget for From and finally getting rid of terrible, terrible Namco.

In any case, I'm not sure about everyone else but the last thing I want to see is another Souls game. A new Tenchu, a new Otogi, bring Armored Core over to the PC or, dare I say it?

METAL WOLF CHAOS 2.
 
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News Comments > Unity 5 Announced
5. Re: Unity 5 Announced Mar 18, 2014, 20:25 Vulkan
 
With Unity 5, Kerbal Space Program will finally get some sorely needed 64 bit support on Windows platforms, one of the best bits of good news I've heard this week.  
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News Comments > etc.
1. Re: etc. Feb 2, 2014, 19:42 Vulkan
 
If there's one thing about Black Knight 2000 that's going to stick with me forever and ever, it's the soundtrack.

http://youtu.be/QQPGtzmStq4
 
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News Comments > Daikatana on Steam
25. Re: Daikatana on Steam Oct 2, 2013, 14:47 Vulkan
 
The first stage and last stages were absolutely dreadful, IIRC I never finished the game due to all the hitscan enemies in the last stage being able to hit you from miles away.

The Norse and Greek stages were both better than the other 2, though that's not saying a whole lot.

What they should have done, is done a remake of the GBC version of Daikatana, which was quite good.
 
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News Comments > New Frictional Game Trailer
14. Re: New Frictional Game Trailer Oct 1, 2013, 16:49 Vulkan
 
Don't know about everyone else but this looks more SCP than System Shock to me.  
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News Comments > DayZ's Real-Life Survival Inspiration
14. Re: DayZ's Real-Life Survival Inspiration Aug 29, 2013, 00:52 Vulkan
 
Verno wrote on Aug 28, 2013, 23:00:
Imagine trying to climb K2 though, seriously look at this picture. That mountain wants to fucking kill you!

It's the Murderhorn!
 
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News Comments > Saturday Mobilization
7. Re: Saturday Mobilization Aug 24, 2013, 22:57 Vulkan
 
Fantaz wrote on Aug 24, 2013, 18:02:
e-books take longer to sift through pages, and there's something about reading paper under sunlight that I think is better for the eyes than staring at backlit screens for many hours.

I used to feel the same way about mobile readers until I tried an e-ink display, they don't use backlights at all.
 
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Ghosts PC Dedicated Servers Planned
7. Re: Call of Duty: Ghosts PC Dedicated Servers Planned Aug 22, 2013, 14:21 Vulkan
 
Black Ops 2 also had dedicated servers on PC yet hitreg and lag compensation in that game were some of the wackiest I've seen in any FPS to date, it just felt really off compared to previous games.  
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News Comments > DayZ Delayed Again
19. Re: DayZ Delayed Again Aug 22, 2013, 14:12 Vulkan
 
WyldKat wrote on Aug 22, 2013, 13:35:
I hope they take their time and get it right. That said, if they wait TOO long the State of Decay MMO might be out, then all bets are off. Other than the Xbox 360s jankiness because it couldn't handle all the interiors in SoD, I really enjoyed that game. Melee felt far more responsive and I actually felt like I had an impact on things by rescuing NPCs, building up a base, and getting supplies for that base.

I do hope future versions will have more realistic vehicle handling, though, they're FAR too twitchy.

Slight caveat though: I wouldn't be at all surprised if State of Decay 2 ends up being One exclusive.
 
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News Comments > Steamships Ahoy - Rogue Legacy
6. Re: Steamships Ahoy - Rogue Legacy Jun 27, 2013, 21:58 Vulkan
 
The Giant Bomb quick look got me to play it: http://www.giantbomb.com/videos/quick-look-rogue-legacy/2300-7631/

It's a fun, cheap time waster, though if you're one of those people that are sick of indie platformers this won't do anything to change your mind.
 
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News Comments > LUFTRAUSERS Code Stolen
17. Re: LUFTRAUSERS Code Stolen Jun 14, 2013, 14:52 Vulkan
 
I'm not gonna try and shift blame from the thief to the poor guy, but this is why I never let go of my messenger bag whenever I'm at a public place, that thing stays on my shoulder at all times.

That said, I truly hate LA.
 
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News Comments > Pinball FX2 on Steam Next Week
4. Re: Pinball FX2 on Steam Next Week May 3, 2013, 20:10 Vulkan
 
So when is The Pinball Arcade coming to PC? That one has both the Twilight Zone and Medieval Madness tables available for it, which are the only 2 I give a damn about anymore.  
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