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Signed On Aug 19, 2007, 13:42
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News Comments > The WarZ Patch; Data Wipe
10. Re: The WarZ Patch; Data Wipe Nov 28, 2012, 20:14 Fibrocyte
 
From all of the comments below it seems like I should buy this game ASAP.  
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News Comments > Diablo III PvP Details Coming "Very Soon"
22. Re: Diablo III PvP Details Coming Nov 28, 2012, 09:43 Fibrocyte
 
InBlack wrote on Nov 28, 2012, 09:21:
Well I regret both the money i spent on the game, even more so i regret the TIME i spent on the game grinding away only to be ever more dissapointed with the sorry story, atmosphere, gameplay of said game.

See how that works? Just because I played for 200+ hours doesnt mean the game is somehow magically golden or that those 200 hours were well spent.

Understood. You weren't enjoying the gameplay or the story yet you spent 200+ hours on the game.

You aren't the brightest star in the pencil box, are you?
 
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News Comments > Diablo III PvP Details Coming "Very Soon"
19. Re: Diablo III PvP Details Coming Nov 28, 2012, 09:08 Fibrocyte
 
Armengar wrote on Nov 28, 2012, 08:24:
I think ive been the sole defender of D3 having actually enjoyed playing it. That being said even im bored now. When an expansion comes out i'll probably have a sniff again (or wait for the sale).

I still stand by the fact that ive had a couple of hundred good play hours out of 30 which is damn good doing. Not put any money into the RMAH (or gold farmers). All my builds are budget ones (even made a few guides on the forums).

Still there are other games to play and after picking up KOTOR2 and borderlands 2 in the sale im off D3 for the time being.

Nah, you're not the solo defender. I thoroughly enjoyed my time in D3 up until about 50% through inferno - then it just became absurd. I don't regret the money I spent, either. I got more hours played out of D3 than I have a lot of other games for the same price.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III PvP Details Coming "Very Soon"
18. Re: Diablo III PvP Details Coming Nov 28, 2012, 09:06 Fibrocyte
 
Optional nickname wrote on Nov 28, 2012, 08:38:
Dear Blues,

how much do you get paid by blizzard to have a headline newspost once or twice a week, is it $100 per post?

can you do me and the world a favor, and ignore their casino money, I will personally donate you from my paypal this $100, so you can safely ignore their news that is disgracefully unnewsworthy?

cheers, and have a great day.

You must be the epitome of blissful.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
18. Re: On Sale Nov 27, 2012, 09:52 Fibrocyte
 
Jerykk wrote on Nov 27, 2012, 05:10:
Fibrocyte wrote on Nov 27, 2012, 04:31:
Amazon.com has Dead Island GOTY Edition for $6.79 (66% off).

I haven't played this, so I'm unsure if it is good.

It's good fun for about 20 hours. If you play it solo, you'll get a genuinely suspenseful survival horror experience. If you play it in co-op, you can have some fun beating up zombies. The atmosphere is great either way and the locational damage system is the best I've seen. Dismembering and/or crippling zombies has never been so satisfying.

I just bought a few copies of Killing Floor for beating up zombies - hopefully it was worth $5/copy for some coop w/ the family.
 
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News Comments > Max Payne 3 Painful Memories DLC Next Week
11. Re: Max Payne 3 Painful Memories DLC Next Week Nov 27, 2012, 09:50 Fibrocyte
 
theyarecomingforyou wrote on Nov 27, 2012, 07:48:
The cutscenes were grossly excessive and those that were pre-rendered were of such pathetically low quality that I actually thought the game was broken when I first played it. When you play at 2560x1600 and maxed out graphics and you're thrown into a cutscene at 1280x720 (if that - I'm really not sure) with low quality settings and no anti-aliasing then you REALLY notice the change. That and the gameplay gets a bit tedious at points.

I'll get around to completing it at some point but the reviews were overly generous. The Metacritic user score tells you the real story.

Meh, I didn't mind the cut scenes. I liked Max's narrative for the most part. If you're not into what he's saying and what is happening in the story/max's past then I can see how the cut scenes can be a nuisance.
 
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News Comments > Hotline Miami Sequel Revealed
18. Re: Hotline Miami Sequel Revealed Nov 27, 2012, 09:48 Fibrocyte
 
Zyrxil wrote on Nov 27, 2012, 09:34:
A sequel already? Weren't they just talking about an expansion DLC? Maybe it was extra-expanded into a sequel I guess.


Fantaz wrote on Nov 26, 2012, 19:29:
This game is highly overrated... hell, I can make a game like this if i wanted to all by myself (without the music of course).

So do it. I feel like complaints about the success of relatively simple games to be like complaining about modern art because you don't really understand it. 'Wtf, Pollock is just throwing paint at canvas, I could do that.' The whole is more than the sum of its part- they put HM together and made the whole package work very very well. Without the music HM would be nowhere near as satisfying to play.

All good points. Not to mention it was made by only 2 guys (excluding the music, of course), really.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
13. Re: Into the Black Nov 27, 2012, 04:43 Fibrocyte
 
Cutter wrote on Nov 26, 2012, 22:55:
How could you not immediately clue in? I'd know it was a prank instantly.

Brazil is a very religious country. It is primarily religion that is going to let you believe in bullshit like that.

Still, it was a fun prank.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
14. Re: On Sale Nov 27, 2012, 04:31 Fibrocyte
 
Amazon.com has Dead Island GOTY Edition for $6.79 (66% off).

I haven't played this, so I'm unsure if it is good.
 
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News Comments > Max Payne 3 Painful Memories DLC Next Week
9. Re: Max Payne 3 Painful Memories DLC Next Week Nov 27, 2012, 04:29 Fibrocyte
 
I played through single-player and just beat this 2 days ago. It was fun - the cover system didn't bother me.

I experienced a hang during a cut scene. I left it there and took my daughter to school - when I returned it had progressed. Just FYI.

It is sad, however, that they only release MP DLC. I wouldn't want to play MP3 against others.
 
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News Comments > Hotline Miami Sequel Revealed
16. Re: Hotline Miami Sequel Revealed Nov 27, 2012, 04:22 Fibrocyte
 
This game is awesome. I just beat it last night. The story, the gameplay, and especially the music are all excellent. They even ported it to mac - good for them.

I will buy the sequel when it is released.

 
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News Comments > Assassin's Creed III Patch
5. Re: Assassin's Creed III Patch Nov 23, 2012, 14:08 Fibrocyte
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Nov 23, 2012, 11:46:
The one and only thing I absolutely DETEST about this game is the completely utterly total shitty crappy aiming system for guns. So you are master assassin but you can't aim at a barrel that 3 guards stand next to (game lets the aim snap to the guards, always, there is literally no way to aim at explosive barrels when the enemy stands near them, you have to aim at them ahead of time..)

Besides that, awesome game. Also just for the record, the naval battles are awesome, stunning, visceral. And thankfully, not needlessly realistic.

Interesting... I heard this game is the worst one of the series. I'll have to investigate more before I grab it for my son for xmas.
 
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News Comments > Divinity: Original Sin Video
6. Re: Divinity: Original Sin Video Nov 22, 2012, 16:42 Fibrocyte
 
Icewind wrote on Nov 22, 2012, 11:02:
Fibrocyte wrote on Nov 22, 2012, 08:41:
I've played Divine Divinity and loved it.

It looks like Divinity 2: Director's Cut is the latest installment in the series -- is it any good?

I played both Divinity 2 when it came out and Divinity 2's expansion as well, and since Director's cut is simply both of those shipped together with a dev console thrown in, I'd have to say that it's one of the best deals you can buy in the action RPG genre right now.

It's light on story, but there is a fairly long quest with some tough combat and challenging boss fights if you're into that thing. Some of the locales are constantly recycled though, but not on Dragon Age 2's scale.

Overall it's not as good as Divinity 1, but it's a solid ARPG that should keep you busy for a month.

Thanks for the info! I'll probably pick it up.
 
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News Comments > Divinity: Original Sin Video
4. Re: Divinity: Original Sin Video Nov 22, 2012, 08:41 Fibrocyte
 
I've played Divine Divinity and loved it.

It looks like Divinity 2: Director's Cut is the latest installment in the series -- is it any good?
 
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News Comments > Peter Molyneux's God Game Kickstarter
24. Re: Peter Molyneux's God Game Kickstarter Nov 21, 2012, 18:41 Fibrocyte
 
I was going to make a joke about the picture of the 22cans team. I was going to say they could rename it "2cans" because there is only one female in the entire company. Then I found the other female and screamed.  
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News Comments > PlanetSide 2 Launches
42. Re: PlanetSide 2 Launches Nov 21, 2012, 18:40 Fibrocyte
 
mistell  
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News Comments > Steam Autumn Sale
6. Re: Steam Autumn Sale Nov 21, 2012, 16:43 Fibrocyte
 
Hmm... I grabbed Krater for $5. The critic reviews aren't stellar but apparently they've patched the hell out of the game since release and even added coop. The user reviews are much more favorable.  
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News Comments > PlanetSide 2 Launches
26. Re: PlanetSide 2 Launches Nov 21, 2012, 08:54 Fibrocyte
 
Trevellian wrote on Nov 21, 2012, 08:49:
Only 13 members of my Outfit were able to get downloaded (Due to connection speed/when they got of work, not due to server issues) and connected last night. But even with 13 people we were able to run some pretty damaging Ops.

We had 2 hour long massive battles inside of Bio Labs (Probably the hardest base to siege) One was Defense, One was Offense. Both were amazingly fun battles. We had some other great skirmishes against enemy squads over outposts and such when we were trying to hold a few outposts that gave us Influence to 2 bases trying to help the zerg out.

We had time to run some vehicles as well. We ran a 3 Liberator bomber squadron with Skyguard cover on the ground which mopped up a lot of kills. We also managed to get a 6 Prowler tank column rolling with a Sundy Ammo dispenser running support that pushed front lines quite a bit.

Those of you having issues dropping in or Deploying to hotspots this is your issue with the game. You are what those of us who run dedicated Outfits/Squads call "Fodder" We let the Zerg run the frontline while we run ops on outlying Outposts to create Influence and opportunity. This is a Team Game in every sense of the word. Planetside was designed around Outfits/Clans in mind, not Lone Wolf players. Sure you can Lone Wolf in a base fight and do alright, but if you really want to enjoy the full potential of the game you need to be in a dedicated outfit.

This is probably the way to do it - with a group you know.

However, just jumping in to play was quite boring (yes, I found the action quickly).

I don't think I care much for the engine either. I can see why some would like this game but it certainly isn't for me.
 
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News Comments > PlanetSide 2 Launches
21. Re: PlanetSide 2 Launches Nov 21, 2012, 07:18 Fibrocyte
 
NKD wrote on Nov 21, 2012, 03:49:
InBlack wrote on Nov 21, 2012, 03:20:
Definitely a hard game to get into, not for the "ME ME ME ME!" generation. Very steep learning curve. If you were born after 1990 then this game is probably not for you....

Once you do get into it its actually fantastic, the only thing that was lacking in the beta was a large server population.

Hopefully that will be alieviated now that the game has gone live, time to jump back into it.

Yup, not really an easy-mode game, nor a game for need-to-leave-the-gene-pool COD players. There's no logging on for 30 minutes, killing a few people, calling them gingers and/or fags and logging off. At least not if you want to have any fun or accomplish anything. You have to be working with a lot of other players to do anything. But the scale is rewarding once you find a crew to roll with.

What to know how I know you're a ginger?
 
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News Comments > PlanetSide 2 Launches
20. Re: PlanetSide 2 Launches Nov 21, 2012, 07:18 Fibrocyte
 
SlimRam wrote on Nov 20, 2012, 22:32:
I've got to give this a go; Hell I need a new game to make me feel 'combat ineffective' and generally get pwned by 12 year-olds with disturbing regularity besides Battlefield 3

Downloading now

I'm in the same boat - I get smashed by the youngins in all online combat FPS games. I'm not even that old, either - it is more about practice. They play 18 out of 24 hours a day and I play 2 hours per month.

Also, what's a train wreak?
 
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