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Nickname Fibrocyte
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Signed On Aug 19, 2007, 13:42
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User ID 43638
 
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News Comments > DayZ Progress "Very Good" - Steam Early Access Planned
5. Re: DayZ Progress Oct 24, 2013, 09:17 Fibrocyte
 
Actually, I'm looking fwd to 7 Days to Die. However, it was greenlit by steam and then I just went to their website today and when you click on the greenlight link it says "this title has been removed for breaking the TOS". WTH.  
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News Comments > Star Citizen Hits $24M; New Video
19. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 23, 2013, 12:10 Fibrocyte
 
Is this first or third person or both? Is it best played with a joystick? Their website seems neat but it's a mess trying to find out WTF you're actually supporting. I got more information from wikipedia but anything you guys can share to help me understand whether or not I should back this would be much appreciated.  
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
2. Re: Evening Metaverse Oct 22, 2013, 09:31 Fibrocyte
 
It seemed like a silly claim to me and, sure enough, after reading the article it is more of an ad for istock than anything else.  
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Beta Changes
13. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 17, 2013, 08:21 Fibrocyte
 
The commercial implies that this is like BF1942. Is that the case or am I being misled? I had a blast in 1942 and haven't really cared for the series since. Not that it's bad, it just morphed into something less interesting for me.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
12. Re: Morning Consolidation Oct 15, 2013, 15:45 Fibrocyte
 
Cutter wrote on Oct 15, 2013, 14:13:
DICE recommends sucking their balls too. Are you going to do that?

You are so incredibly ignorant.
 
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News Comments > Avadon 2: The Corruption This Month
5. Re: Avadon 2: The Corruption This Month Oct 15, 2013, 12:28 Fibrocyte
 
Jivaro wrote on Oct 15, 2013, 11:33:
Sweet. Always ready for another Spiderweb Software game.

Agreed. I've played most of their games and beat some. They're perfect for long distance air travel.
 
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News Comments > Dogs of War Online Closed Beta
1. Re: Dogs of War Online Closed Beta Oct 9, 2013, 20:49 Fibrocyte
 
Hmmm... I'd be interested in trying this, but can't seem to figure out how to get a key from the list of foreign sites they posted. Of course, I'm too tired to put in much effort. I'll figure it out in the morning.  
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News Comments > Thief Gameplay Trailer
5. Re: Thief Gameplay Trailer Oct 9, 2013, 13:13 Fibrocyte
 
Wildone wrote on Oct 9, 2013, 12:56:
That was NOT gameplay, obviously

What is it, then? To me, it looks like a video containing various clips of the game being played by someone plus some added voiceover.
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
4. Re: Morning Mobilization Oct 9, 2013, 12:33 Fibrocyte
 
This is interesting, though the article could have really benefited from a prototype picture or at least a mock-up.  
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News Comments > Star Citizen Passes $21 Million
9. Re: Star Citizen Passes $21 Million Oct 8, 2013, 20:36 Fibrocyte
 
BobBob wrote on Oct 8, 2013, 20:03:
NKD wrote on Oct 8, 2013, 19:10:
Where is all this money coming from?

People who lack budgeting skills. I prefer to buy food for a homeless person on the street; it's a much better investment for my soul.

Nice! So why are you on a gaming website at all? Surely you've never bought a game or a PC and you give the homeless all your money, right? Your "soul" must be perfect. You will undoubtedly go to "heaven".
 
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News Comments > On Sale
21. Re: On Sale Oct 6, 2013, 07:21 Fibrocyte
 
Quinn wrote on Oct 5, 2013, 20:43:
The guy has a point though. I loved the game but it was indeed repetative and easy. I played on normal too, because that's what any experienced PC gamer should do in his right mind. A paradox indeed, but it's because we know most games are most properly balanced on normal difficulty. Unless you're absolutely hardcore, you probably won't start a strategic game on hardest difficulty, and the game shouldn't expect you too. Point is that XCOM's normal difficulty was unbalanced and ridiculously easy.

Thank you. That's what I was saying and, given my experience on Normal, I had no desire to play it again on Hard+. I certainly didn't hate the game.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
18. Re: On Sale Oct 5, 2013, 06:58 Fibrocyte
 
Jerykk wrote on Oct 5, 2013, 05:21:
Fibrocyte wrote on Oct 4, 2013, 14:20:
Slashman wrote on Oct 4, 2013, 09:06:
Fibrocyte wrote on Oct 4, 2013, 08:42:
nin wrote on Oct 4, 2013, 08:40:
Fibrocyte wrote on Oct 4, 2013, 08:18:
InBlack wrote on Oct 4, 2013, 03:35:
Cant wait for Enemy within....ohhhh gimme that XCOM goodness....

Enemy Unknown was mediocre at best. It certainly wasn't worth full price.

Are you referring to the pc version, or the crappy ios game? Because yours is the first negative comment I've heard about the pc version. It wasn't perfect, and had its flaws, but people loved it.


PC version. And my comment wasn't necessarily negative, it just wasn't positive.

I payed full price and found the game to be very repetitive and easy (my 2 snipers were annihilating all aliens towards the end of the game). Had I gotten it at 50% off I may feel differently.

And you played on the hardest difficulty on Ironman right?

I'll hold off on believing you just breezed through the whole game losing no soldiers and no countries on your first playthrough.

No, I didn't. I played on Normal and would have happily went to hard if the first play through wasn't so incredibly repetitive.

You can't really complain about difficulty if you aren't playing on the highest difficulty.

This is Bluesnews. I can complain about anything I want.

Just because you love the game doesn't mean my opinion is invalid. It is damn repetitive and simple once you learn the underlying mechanics (which should happen very quickly). Increasing the difficulty will in no way resolve these combined issues.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
15. Re: On Sale Oct 4, 2013, 14:20 Fibrocyte
 
Slashman wrote on Oct 4, 2013, 09:06:
Fibrocyte wrote on Oct 4, 2013, 08:42:
nin wrote on Oct 4, 2013, 08:40:
Fibrocyte wrote on Oct 4, 2013, 08:18:
InBlack wrote on Oct 4, 2013, 03:35:
Cant wait for Enemy within....ohhhh gimme that XCOM goodness....

Enemy Unknown was mediocre at best. It certainly wasn't worth full price.

Are you referring to the pc version, or the crappy ios game? Because yours is the first negative comment I've heard about the pc version. It wasn't perfect, and had its flaws, but people loved it.


PC version. And my comment wasn't necessarily negative, it just wasn't positive.

I payed full price and found the game to be very repetitive and easy (my 2 snipers were annihilating all aliens towards the end of the game). Had I gotten it at 50% off I may feel differently.

And you played on the hardest difficulty on Ironman right?

I'll hold off on believing you just breezed through the whole game losing no soldiers and no countries on your first playthrough.

No, I didn't. I played on Normal and would have happily went to hard if the first play through wasn't so incredibly repetitive.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
12. Re: On Sale Oct 4, 2013, 08:42 Fibrocyte
 
nin wrote on Oct 4, 2013, 08:40:
Fibrocyte wrote on Oct 4, 2013, 08:18:
InBlack wrote on Oct 4, 2013, 03:35:
Cant wait for Enemy within....ohhhh gimme that XCOM goodness....

Enemy Unknown was mediocre at best. It certainly wasn't worth full price.

Are you referring to the pc version, or the crappy ios game? Because yours is the first negative comment I've heard about the pc version. It wasn't perfect, and had its flaws, but people loved it.


PC version. And my comment wasn't necessarily negative, it just wasn't positive.

I payed full price and found the game to be very repetitive and easy (my 2 snipers were annihilating all aliens towards the end of the game). Had I gotten it at 50% off I may feel differently.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
10. Re: On Sale Oct 4, 2013, 08:18 Fibrocyte
 
InBlack wrote on Oct 4, 2013, 03:35:
Cant wait for Enemy within....ohhhh gimme that XCOM goodness....

Enemy Unknown was mediocre at best. It certainly wasn't worth full price.
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
1. Re: Morning Mobilization Sep 26, 2013, 12:07 Fibrocyte
 
I own Shadowrun Returns but I am going to try it on iOS, too. It seems like a very touch-friendly type of game.  
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News Comments > Steam Machines Announced
52. Re: Steam Machines Announced Sep 25, 2013, 17:22 Fibrocyte
 
All the crying and naysaying in this thread is hilarious (but par for the Bluesnews course).

 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
9. Re: Morning Consolidation Sep 25, 2013, 09:49 Fibrocyte
 
nin wrote on Sep 25, 2013, 09:45:
Fibrocyte wrote on Sep 25, 2013, 09:30:
Even offer a solid-state version for $50 more and I bet it would sell wonderfully.

When was the last time you priced those?


MSRP versus the deal that Sony or Microsoft could cut with Samsung, Toshiba, or SanDisk are two very different things.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
7. Re: Morning Consolidation Sep 25, 2013, 09:46 Fibrocyte
 
Verno wrote on Sep 25, 2013, 09:41:
Fibrocyte wrote on Sep 25, 2013, 09:30:
I'm surprised that they did not go with solid-state over the HDD. The technology is mature enough, the noise/power/cooling reduction is great, and at the volume they'd be buying they could keep the price down. Even offer a solid-state version for $50 more and I bet it would sell wonderfully.

SSDs are cost prohibitive for mass scale manufacturing, most laptops don't even have them standard yet. Space is important too, they want people buying a lot of content. A 500GB SSD is far more expensive than buying a 500GB hard drive at cost.

Most of Apple's notebooks use SSDs. So do most ultrabooks from any manufacturer.

I know the price is higher which is why I mentioned the +$50 pricetag. Anyway, neither the PS4 or Xbox1 has solid-state today which means we'll be stuck with consoles that have spinning disks for the next 4+ years and that's disappointing.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
3. Re: Morning Consolidation Sep 25, 2013, 09:30 Fibrocyte
 
I'm surprised that they did not go with solid-state over the HDD. The technology is mature enough, the noise/power/cooling reduction is great, and at the volume they'd be buying they could keep the price down. Even offer a solid-state version for $50 more and I bet it would sell wonderfully.  
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