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Signed On Nov 13, 2007, 20:19
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News Comments > Steam Summer Sale Analysis
8. Re: Steam Summer Sale Analysis Jun 26, 2015, 12:06 ockky
 
dubfanatic wrote on Jun 26, 2015, 12:02:
Finished and played are different things especially for a long game like The Witcher 2. I bet if you could come up with the stats back in the brick-and-mortar days for a game like Baldur's Gate 2 it would be similar.

What?! no. People back in the day didn't go to Best Buy to look for games on sale. People, such as myself, do look at the steam sale and buy games once they hit a threshmark. Hell, I've owned CS:GO for over 5yrs and just installed it a week ago. I've owned Witcher 2 now for a couple of years and have never installed it. I have over 170 games in my steam library alone and have yet to install 80% of them.

EDIT: added quote

This comment was edited on Jun 26, 2015, 12:36.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Metaverse
3. Re: Sunday Metaverse Apr 19, 2015, 17:35 ockky
 
One word: porn  
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News Comments > Source 2 Games Must Use Steam
25. Re: Source 2 Games Must Use Steam Mar 5, 2015, 14:17 ockky
 
saluk wrote on Mar 5, 2015, 13:58:
This isn't that terrible. The 5% unreal takes is before the steam cut, and nearly 100% of developers building on unreal are hoping to list on steam anyway. So the actual outcome in either scenario is: 5%+30%; or just 30%. Valve is not preventing you from listing elsewhere, so if steam suddenly goes belly up, you are still in control of your ip and can keep doing whatever you want with it. Not to mention that you DON'T have to pay the 5% from revenue from other listings - it's only 30% on the steam sales.

HOLY SHIT! someone actually read about how the engine will work instead of making broad assumptions based on titles or made up rumors! Take your saneness elsewhere my friend, we dont serve your kind here
 
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News Comments > etc.
3. Re: etc. Feb 20, 2015, 11:27 ockky
 
Blizzard has had some of the highest quality intro-movies for the past 20yrs. It'll be interesting to see if they can carry that into an actual movie environment. If so, I expect this to be one of the best looking movies ever.

I have zero expectations for the story, but visually, I expect to be blown away.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
1. 5 ridiculous tech fees... Oct 9, 2013, 09:56 ockky
 
How is text messaging not included in this article?!  
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News Comments > Daikatana on Steam
27. Re: Daikatana on Steam Oct 2, 2013, 15:15 ockky
 
Had this game been released with the second generation of shooters, it would have been deemed pretty decent. The fact that it showed up during the 3rd generation of shooters, after the likes of Half-Life, System Shock 2, and Unreal made this game a real stinker.

HL had a better story and gameplay.
SS2 had WAY better RPG elements and a better story.
Unreal had WAY better AI, gameplay, and even it's story was better.

All of these games were released at least a year before Daikatana, and the hype that all of these had prior to their releases could not have added up to nearly a quarter of the hype Romero way pumping.

The extreme amount of hype for this game, combined with the previous generation's gameplay/AI is what crushed this game
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
7. Re: Steam Top 10 Jun 2, 2013, 17:45 ockky
 
Rattlehead wrote on Jun 2, 2013, 15:36:
I'm glad to Chivalry is still selling well. It's just pure stupid multiplayer fun.

... and there was never a better description of a game... Thumbsup
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
5. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 4, 2012, 12:33 ockky
 
I just assumed it was because people dont care about baseball anymore.  
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News Comments > Sunday Metaverse
2. Re: Sunday Metaverse Jun 24, 2012, 15:00 ockky
 
I dont really understand the dislike of g+. Personally, i like it alot. I really enjoy browsing the 'whats hot' list, and then hopping over and checking out what's happening in my town. my friend's list is relatively quiet which is fine as i dont really use it to keep up with my friends anyways. To me, i think of it as a nice blend of twitter and facebook...it's good stuff... at least in my town.  
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News Comments > Torchlight II Stress Test This Weekend
26. Re: Torchlight II Stress Test This Weekend May 18, 2012, 11:05 ockky
 
Other than the launch day woahs, which were disappointing...my bud and i haven't experienced any problems at all...other than me warping twice over the coarse of 7hrs worth of play, and the auction house loading slow as balls...can't say i've had any issues/complaints.  
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News Comments > On Sale
4. Re: On Sale Dec 4, 2011, 20:40 ockky
 
Tumbler wrote on Dec 4, 2011, 17:13:
$3.74? Well that is just...Cha-Ching! Dammit, don't even want this game but for $4 how can I say no?

it's one hell of a game. if you have some friends to play with, it's money well spent. %75 off all DLC too
 
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News Comments > PAYDAY: The Heist Today
4. Re: PAYDAY: The Heist Today Oct 20, 2011, 13:35 ockky
 
installing it now....yeah doggie  
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News Comments > 15 Million League of Legends Registrations
5. Re: 15 Million League of Legends Registrations Jul 26, 2011, 12:11 ockky
 
how has no one asked "but how many of those 15 million accounts are 'smurf' accounts?!"  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale
1. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale Jun 24, 2011, 15:13 ockky
 
good job mixing it up. elven wizard and a halfling rogue would have been LAME. its just a shame they didn't take it a step further with
Dwarven Rogue
Halfling Fighter
Elven Cleric
 
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News Comments > Sound Core3D Announced
1. Re: Sound Core3D Announced May 31, 2011, 11:06 ockky
 
I'm probably the only one here that will admit to this...and i'm gonna have to force myself not to look back at this thread due to the responses i'm sure to get, but i'm curious to see what the reviews on this will be. yah, i've had my issues with the audigy line of cards over the years, but those 1st soundcards (soundblasters ftw!) i got clearly made an impression (10+ years ago) ...

... but then again, i was running my sound thru some pretty beefy sound systems which i'm sure helped me hear the difference between the old school crappy integrated sound cards and creative's stuff.

that said, the old 'crappy integrated' sound cards aren't quite so old and crappy anymore...not to mention, cpus can easily handle the xtra processing these days

that is all.
 
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News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic Updates
18. Re: the irony award goes to... Dec 3, 2010, 17:08 ockky
 
JoeNapalm wrote on Dec 3, 2010, 17:00:
ockky wrote on Dec 3, 2010, 16:54:

mage != wizard != sorcerer != warlock != elephants

mage
- 1 of 1 thesaurus result
Main Entry: conjuror
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: magician
Synonyms: enchanter, juggler, mage, sear, shaman, sorcerer, warlock, witch, wizard

-Jn-
Ifriti Sophist

what's the definition of 'Synonym' again?
 
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News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic Updates
12. Re: the irony award goes to... Dec 3, 2010, 16:54 ockky
 
lol i didn't read your book of a post so i did miss the quote and thanks for pointing out the sarcasm...i totally would have missed that

and

mage != wizard != sorcerer != warlock != elephants

and they used a word that was used from THE movie...why do you care about this so much?! its' a friggin word, get over it. by your logic, they shouldn't use the term 'knight' when describing jedi
 
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News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic Updates
8. Re: the irony award goes to... Dec 3, 2010, 16:37 ockky
 
space captain wrote on Dec 3, 2010, 16:24:
its awesome reading threads about whiny children crying about someone stepping on their precious wittle bwanky

if you have a problem with the threads, just dont read them and move the fuck on jeez

nice to see you could add some value to the thread...tip of the hat to you
 
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News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic Updates
7. Re: the irony award goes to... Dec 3, 2010, 16:34 ockky
 
JoeNapalm wrote on Dec 3, 2010, 16:25:

The whole point of my original statement is - if they're calling this class a "Wizard" in-house, then that alone tells you quite a lot as to where their though process is...which is, clearly, Fighter/Rogue/Wizard/Priest.

I, for one, am not interested in "Star WoW".

Clearly you've not played WoW, otherwise you'd know that there is no 'wizard' class,

also, if you want to use quotes on me, how about you use the quote that goes something along the lines of describing 'ol ben' as a 'crazy old wizard' ...

finally, this is clearly the nerdiest fucking thread i've ever decided to pipe-in on lol
 
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News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic Updates
4. Re: the irony award goes to... Dec 3, 2010, 16:11 ockky
 
JoeNapalm wrote on Dec 3, 2010, 16:05:
Yeah, I'm fairly alarmed that they would ever have called a class "Jedi Wizard"...I mean, that offers some insight into their frame of mind - and it's not good.

... because it's not easier to give something an 'in-house' name to use as a reference while developing something and worry about naming it later?!

it's awesome reading threads about this game about how much it is going to suck, and how it's gonna be stupid, and how george lucas ruined your life, blah blah blah...if you have a problem with a game/ip, just dont play it and move the fuck on jeez
 
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