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Signed On Aug 19, 2007, 13:42
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News Comments > NSA's Game Spying
3. Re: NSA's Game Spying Dec 9, 2013, 09:59 Fibrocyte
 
FFS. Who CARES!?  
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News Comments > Starbound Beta Details
17. Re: Starbound Beta Details Dec 5, 2013, 15:33 Fibrocyte
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Dec 5, 2013, 14:31:
harlock wrote on Dec 5, 2013, 11:37:
havent played it yet but its supposedly takes the terraria concept and runs with it

2d platforming metroidvania style - randomly generated worlds, enemies and loot.. multiple races for characters, towns with npcs and quests, random events, dungeons, crafting and building and spaceship upgrades, rpg-like character stats, pets, co-op.. some other stuff i probably forgot

the art quality is quite a bit better than terraria, also it may have some story/world history elements where terraria does not

Forgot to add that it is overpriced.

Did you post this in the wrong thread or are you just incredibly obtuse?
 
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News Comments > Starbound Beta Details
9. Re: Starbound Beta Details Dec 5, 2013, 13:05 Fibrocyte
 
ItBurn wrote on Dec 5, 2013, 12:05:
I'd really like to play it, which means that I don't want to play the buggy, unbalanced and incomplete version of it... I'll wait for release.

To each their own, but I've logged 6+ hours on it already and it's not buggy, quite well balanced (I very much disagree with the comment that early game is too hard), and it feels as complete or more so than most fully released games.
 
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News Comments > Starbound Beta Details
6. Re: Starbound Beta Details Dec 5, 2013, 11:32 Fibrocyte
 
Anyone know of any decent hosted game server services that'll support Starbound?  
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News Comments > Starbound Beta This Week
6. Re: RE: Follow up Dec 2, 2013, 10:00 Fibrocyte
 
Burrito of Peace wrote on Dec 2, 2013, 08:30:
If only there was the capability to mulithread, cache in memory and perform read-aheads. If only...

Then again, that would imply there was some effort being placed in to actual production value.

This isn't a question of loading a map that already exists. This is more than likely just their way of having a glorified loading screen while new content is being generated.

This is not unexpected and that amount of load time - considering it is a one-time thing for that particular planet/world - is not excessive.
 
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News Comments > Quoteworthy - NVIDIA: PC "Far Superior" to Next-Gen
63. Re: Into the Black Dec 1, 2013, 12:06 Fibrocyte
 
Isn't this a repeat of news from a new days ago?  
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News Comments > State of Decay Breakdown DLC Delay?
14. Re: State of Decay Breakdown DLC Delay? Nov 29, 2013, 19:09 Fibrocyte
 
jacobvandy wrote on Nov 29, 2013, 15:15:
Fibrocyte wrote on Nov 29, 2013, 15:01:
The inventory/item management interface is clunky - clearly this originated as a console game.

Brilliant deduction! :p It was an XBLA blockbuster last summer and is being ported to PC by popular demand. That's why it's early access; the game itself was already finished.

I wasn't deducing - I already knew the history. I was just pointing out that it still has strong console influence on the PC.
 
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News Comments > State of Decay Breakdown DLC Delay?
6. Re: State of Decay Breakdown DLC Delay? Nov 29, 2013, 15:02 Fibrocyte
 
Frags4Fun wrote on Nov 29, 2013, 14:41:
Fibrocyte wrote on Nov 29, 2013, 13:45:
I bought SoD a few days ago and wasn't very impressed after about 20 minutes of gameplay. I'm going to give it another go this weekend but I doubt I'll find it as enjoyable as some people on this site.

I felt the exact same way during the first 20 minutes or so but trust me, it gets better. There will come a point where you realize how awesome it can be. It never plays out the same and there are some awesome things that can happen. I don't want to say anything because it will spoil it.

Okay, cool - I'll play more.
 
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News Comments > State of Decay Breakdown DLC Delay?
5. Re: State of Decay Breakdown DLC Delay? Nov 29, 2013, 15:01 Fibrocyte
 
jdreyer wrote on Nov 29, 2013, 14:18:
Fibrocyte wrote on Nov 29, 2013, 13:45:
I bought SoD a few days ago and wasn't very impressed after about 20 minutes of gameplay. I'm going to give it another go this weekend but I doubt I'll find it as enjoyable as some people on this site.

Interesting. What didn't you like?

Well, the engine is a little weak. It doesn't matter which setting I use from lowest to highest, the shadows are just ugly/intrusive.

I left the main cabin, visited some tents, came back to the main cabin and the survivors were dead. It isn't clear if this was because I did something wrong (for example I did not board up the windows) or if it is unavoidable / part of the story.

The inventory/item management interface is clunky - clearly this originated as a console game.

And... I'm not sure if the game is actually fun.

Like I said though, I'll give it some more time and hopefully my opinion will improve.
 
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News Comments > Black Friday Consolidation
2. Re: Black Friday Consolidation Nov 29, 2013, 13:50 Fibrocyte
 
This article is specific to the U.K.  
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News Comments > State of Decay Breakdown DLC Delay?
1. Re: State of Decay Breakdown DLC Delay? Nov 29, 2013, 13:45 Fibrocyte
 
I bought SoD a few days ago and wasn't very impressed after about 20 minutes of gameplay. I'm going to give it another go this weekend but I doubt I'll find it as enjoyable as some people on this site.  
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News Comments > WoW's Ninth Anniversary
9. Re: WoW's Ninth Anniversary Nov 24, 2013, 05:45 Fibrocyte
 
ESO beta is horrible right now. I really hope it improves dramatically before release.

At the moment it cannot hold a candle to FFXIV.
 
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News Comments > The Mighty Quest For Epic Loot Early Access
1. Re: The Mighty Quest For Epic Loot Early Access Nov 19, 2013, 04:58 Fibrocyte
 
What is this I don't even.  
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News Comments > Shadowrun Returns DRM Ending
19. Re: Shadowrun Returns DRM Ending Nov 13, 2013, 09:38 Fibrocyte
 
Sho wrote on Nov 13, 2013, 08:34:
Fibrocyte wrote on Nov 13, 2013, 07:54:

Steam is so convenient and non-intrusive that I would hesitate to categorize it with typical DRM. Why must people whine so damn much about nothing?

It's not whining to point out that none of Steam's convenience and non-intrusiveness derive from its DRM features; it'd work just as well if it didn't have them, and it would allow users additional freedoms that I've sometimes desired in practice. I use Steam, I get value out of Steam, but I think it could be even better. Fortunately, it actually has been improving, too.

I think having DRM-free purchase options for games only increases the pressure on Steam to improve, so I think it's a good idea to ask for them for that reason alone. However, I've also sometimes explicitly bought a game from a different vendor than Steam because circumstances required me to have those additional freedoms Steam doesn't offer (for example, concurrent logins).

Having an opinion != whining.

I don't disagree with much of what you said, but still stand by what I said. This was the comment I quoted:

"Sooner you do, the sooner I buy! No more money for Gabe Newell's DRM."

That is whining. He did not state that Steam has value but he wants it to get better.
 
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News Comments > Shadowrun Returns DRM Ending
14. Re: Shadowrun Returns DRM Ending Nov 13, 2013, 07:54 Fibrocyte
 
Optional Nickname! wrote on Nov 13, 2013, 07:43:
"We’re starting work to get Shadowrun Returns available on GOG.com right now - not sure how long that will take but we’ll let you know as soon as we have an answer."



Sooner you do, the sooner I buy! No more money for Gabe Newell's DRM.

Steam is so convenient and non-intrusive that I would hesitate to categorize it with typical DRM. Why must people whine so damn much about nothing?
 
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News Comments > Warcraft and Warcraft II Coming to Modern PCs "In Some Form or Fashion"
5. No subject Nov 11, 2013, 10:11 Fibrocyte
 
FFXIV is a damn good MMO in the mean time. The PvE is done really well and PvP is coming in early December. Yeah, it'll take time to balance PvP but there's plenty of PvE for me in the meantime. Plus, the game is just downright beautiful.  
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News Comments > Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Beta Signups
6. Re: Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Beta Signups Nov 9, 2013, 02:55 Fibrocyte
 
El Pit wrote on Nov 9, 2013, 02:21
: Why is Blizzard making Hearthstone?
A: We looooooove money. [/quote:


95% of the other game makers out there would say the same thing. The remaining 5% who say otherwise are liars.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Mobilization
6. Re: Saturday Mobilization Nov 2, 2013, 21:15 Fibrocyte
 
Cutter wrote on Nov 2, 2013, 16:27:
Why do you think I've always said, "Google is not your friend."

People should always be looking at most corporations from an entirely hostile and adversarial perspective. Apple especially.



Google is fine if you aren't a cry baby. I don't mind if they advertise towards my interests since they give me the best free search engine, best free email, etc.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Legal Briefs
26. Re: Saturday Legal Briefs Nov 2, 2013, 21:12 Fibrocyte
 
Even if we stop treating him like a traitor he'd still be one. What a stupid coward that guy is.  
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News Comments > Thief Trailer
10. Re: Thief Trailer Nov 1, 2013, 18:56 Fibrocyte
 
Cutter wrote on Nov 1, 2013, 18:47:
Jesus, they're really just destroyed this property.

Well sayed.
 
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