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Nickname Fibrocyte
Email fibrocyte@gmail.com
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Signed On Aug 19, 2007, 13:42
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User ID 43638
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
2. Re: Game Reviews Jan 23, 2014, 13:01 Fibrocyte
 
avianflu wrote on Jan 23, 2014, 12:08:
MMX requires Uplay. Sadly that is a pass.

I've been dabbling with MMX. I think it has potential to be a fun RPG but the damn engine is so slow/intensive that I hate to run it. No other game makes my computer's fans run so hard.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Blackguards
4. Re: Ships Ahoy - Blackguards Jan 22, 2014, 19:32 Fibrocyte
 
Ouch... I just installed the demo and will try it in the morning but that pricetag is too much. Hopefully there's a sale in the near term.  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
6. Re: Morning Metaverse Jan 22, 2014, 19:28 Fibrocyte
 
Agent.X7 wrote on Jan 22, 2014, 17:49:
Fibrocyte wrote on Jan 22, 2014, 16:07:
Agent.X7 wrote on Jan 22, 2014, 13:10:
Great study. Completely ignores reality, but great study.

It makes sense. If your 'network' slows down or stops facebooking then you will to. Plus, the study cites data that shows a decline in FB traffic since Feb 2012.

I personally dislike FB. I only have an account to keep track of notifications from one organization that I am affiliated with - otherwise, I have no connections on the system and find it useless. In addition, the interface is pretty damn awful and the constant nagging that they do about updating your profile or 'do you know this person?' is a major turn-off.

Plenty of things "make sense" but are not true. There was no peer review, the model is based on diseases, and they are guessing based on how My Space rapidly declined. Guess what? Facebook has already outlasted My Space and as much as some people like to demonize it, social media is not a disease.

Haha so I see you read the article but not the study. Read the study, then respond or don't and remain ignorant.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
3. Re: Morning Metaverse Jan 22, 2014, 16:07 Fibrocyte
 
Agent.X7 wrote on Jan 22, 2014, 13:10:
Great study. Completely ignores reality, but great study.

It makes sense. If your 'network' slows down or stops facebooking then you will to. Plus, the study cites data that shows a decline in FB traffic since Feb 2012.

I personally dislike FB. I only have an account to keep track of notifications from one organization that I am affiliated with - otherwise, I have no connections on the system and find it useless. In addition, the interface is pretty damn awful and the constant nagging that they do about updating your profile or 'do you know this person?' is a major turn-off.
 
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News Comments > Blackguards Demos
1. Re: Blackguards Demos Jan 22, 2014, 15:54 Fibrocyte
 
This actually looks interesting. Downloading the demo to give it a try.  
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News Comments > Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Beta Opens
23. Re: Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Beta Opens Jan 22, 2014, 07:19 Fibrocyte
 
InBlack wrote on Jan 22, 2014, 06:44:
How slow, grindy is it? How long would you have to play to get a decent deck? (Without spending money)

The decks you get from money or from gold are completely random so your question is asinine.
 
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News Comments > Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Beta Opens
5. Re: Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Beta Opens Jan 21, 2014, 19:56 Fibrocyte
 
I've been playing this for a few days and find it enjoyable. As someone else said, it will be amazing on a tablet but until then I'll gladly play it on PC.

I am also a casual player who gets stomped by most others online but win the occasional game. Part of the issue is I just use the canned decks rather than building my own. I have yet to try arena mode... perhaps this weekend.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Mobilization
10. Re: Saturday Mobilization Jan 18, 2014, 18:03 Fibrocyte
 
Cutter wrote on Jan 18, 2014, 16:25:
If they allow it you cam just bank on the "air meltdown" stories abounding. Flying is painful enough, this'll be throwing thermite on the fire.


Flying is painful for sissies. I fly often and it doesn't phase me. Grow a pair.
 
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News Comments > WoW to Add Level-up Purchases
32. Re: WoW to Add Level-up Purchases Jan 17, 2014, 14:41 Fibrocyte
 
Cutter wrote on Jan 17, 2014, 14:13:
Is there a point to even playing this game any more? Why earn anything when you can just buy it?

Perhaps you can post a list of things that can be bought with real money from Blizzard and a list of things that must be earned through gameplay to support your point?
 
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News Comments > Octodad This Month
2. Re: Octodad This Month Jan 16, 2014, 12:08 Fibrocyte
 
What is this I don't even...  
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News Comments > The Wolf Among Us Episode 2 Next Month
8. Re: The Wolf Among Us Episode 2 Next Month Jan 15, 2014, 08:22 Fibrocyte
 
Cutter wrote on Jan 14, 2014, 17:13:
Yeah, you wanted to milk the WD2 and other crap first. I'm certainly never buying one of their games again until it's complete. As for getting the rest of Wolf out in a timely fashion I'll believe it when I see it. I'm still really fucking pissed about this whole fiasco.

Baby Baby Baby Baby Baby Baby Baby Baby
 
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News Comments > Telltale Stirred, Not Shaken, at James Bond Prospects
20. Re: Telltale Stirred, Not Shaken, at James Bond Prospects Jan 6, 2014, 16:32 Fibrocyte
 
Cutter wrote on Jan 6, 2014, 14:19:
Shut up! Shut up and get fucking Wolf finished already! I swear to fuck I'm this close to demanding my money back. These assholes keep pushing it back and back and back to work on other stuff. NEVER again will I give these guys money until a game is actually complete. Goddamned game should have been finished by now and we still don't even know when we'll see chapter 2.


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News Comments > Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen Revealed
14. Re: Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen Revealed Jan 6, 2014, 09:31 Fibrocyte
 
HorrorScope wrote on Jan 5, 2014, 18:03:
Fibrocyte wrote on Jan 5, 2014, 10:03:
Brad was heavily involved in Everquest and that is a successful MMO. I wish him the best of luck in delivering another one so I can get some enjoyment out of it.

Fuck the same ole mmo and yes everyone can be a bitchfest. Why should this be able to be immune to our opinions? MMO's right now in many minds are in a very bad place.

Well said!
 
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News Comments > Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen Revealed
10. Re: Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen Revealed Jan 5, 2014, 10:03 Fibrocyte
 
briktal wrote on Jan 4, 2014, 22:13:
Fletch wrote on Jan 4, 2014, 13:18:
"Bring us back to the great days of MMOs."
When was that, exactly?

Either now, or before you had ever played an MMO.

If MMOs aren't your thing then why are you even commenting here? Not every thread needs to be a whine-fest on bluesnews.

Brad was heavily involved in Everquest and that is a successful MMO. I wish him the best of luck in delivering another one so I can get some enjoyment out of it.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
17. Re: On Sale Jan 4, 2014, 07:16 Fibrocyte
 
christheshitter wrote on Jan 4, 2014, 04:05:
Silicon Avatar wrote on Jan 3, 2014, 14:31:
Bioshock Infinite is pretty fun and worth $10. I beat it on "hard" a week or so ago and got my ten bucks worth.

I liked it at least as well as the first Bioshock.

Seems it only is for US customers.

By the way Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition for 4.68 with the GMG25-0YUM5-VKMVU voucher at Greenmangaming.

That code did not work for me but GMG20-ZB5D1-93X49 did. I got it for $6.00. Time to get a 2nd Steelseries gamepad.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
12. Re: On Sale Jan 3, 2014, 18:58 Fibrocyte
 
LgFriess wrote on Jan 3, 2014, 18:11:
Cutter wrote on Jan 3, 2014, 16:58:
Creston wrote on Jan 3, 2014, 15:54:
Cutter wrote on Jan 3, 2014, 15:46:
ETS2 is fun though.


*cackles with glee*

Lol! As one player review said it aptly....

The mystical addictive nature of this game defies explanation. You cannot describe it, you can only experience it.


My wife was watching me play it and laughs at me. "Why is playing that fun? I can understand the flying sims but a truck?" What's bad is I can't really answer her. It IS odd that it's fun.

Now that I think about it, she's doing the normal wife back seat driver thing ... in our den! Damn women!

I think it would be fun if I had a steering wheel rather than a gamepad. It's too clunky w/ a gamepad, unfortunately.
 
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News Comments > New Year's Consolidation
16. Re: 60 bucks for a year-old game Jan 2, 2014, 12:52 Fibrocyte
 
Redmask wrote on Jan 2, 2014, 09:41:
Fibrocyte wrote on Jan 2, 2014, 04:23:
He also gets $$ to do this and therefore people are going to point out his mistakes (which occur regularly). Deal with it.

You sign his paychecks do you? Everyone makes mistakes, some are so minor that they don't need to be nitpicked.

In a way I do, yes. You do understand how this site stays afloat, right?
 
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News Comments > New Year's Consolidation
11. Re: 60 bucks for a year-old game Jan 2, 2014, 04:23 Fibrocyte
 
jdreyer wrote on Jan 1, 2014, 19:01:
Krovven wrote on Jan 1, 2014, 12:52:
Blue posted this story yesterday, did it really warrant posting again?

See my comments there, if you care.

Simple answer...don't buy it if you don't want it.


Sometimes shit happens. Blue is investigator, amalgamator, copy writer, editor, and publisher of this site. That's a lot of work, so sometimes duplicates get posted. Deal with it.

He also gets $$ to do this and therefore people are going to point out his mistakes (which occur regularly). Deal with it.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
16. Re: On Sale Dec 29, 2013, 17:47 Fibrocyte
 
Prez wrote on Dec 29, 2013, 16:33:
So, the Swapper.... It has universally positive reviews. Could it be the platformer/puzzler for a guy who doesn't like platformer/puzzlers?

And while I'm in the inquisitive mood... just what is it about Euro Truck driving that makes everyone love that game so much? Is it cathartic in some way you could only understand after playing it or is everyone just fooling around? I prefer my trucks to be snuggly...

I grabbed Euro Truck Sim 2 because I don't understand the appeal. I watched the video and you drive cargo around...

It's an experiment. Let's see if I like it.
 
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News Comments > etc.
9. Re: I dont mean this disrespectfully, just curious really Dec 29, 2013, 05:51 Fibrocyte
 
DukeFNukem wrote on Dec 28, 2013, 14:06:
But the article states this guy is a 'senior software engineer' at one of the most successful game publishers in the world. I find it hard to believe anyone, especially someone higher up, who works at Blizzard needs financial support.

I wish the guy the best none the less.

He's a Senior Software Engineer. He's not an SVP of Sales or the CTO. He likely makes $140-200/year (depending on which state he lives in) and lives a lifestyle to match that salary. Add in cancer treatment and he's likely to have his savings (if any) depleted in no time.

As for health insurance - there are all kinds of plans out there and just because he's covered doesn't mean insurance pays 100%. Nowadays, most do not - even at the good companies.
 
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