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News Comments > More Borderlands 2 DLC
39. Re: More Borderlands 2 DLC Feb 26, 2013, 19:26 deadearth
 
Redmask wrote on Feb 26, 2013, 18:45:
Beamer wrote on Feb 26, 2013, 17:45:
If you expected more then you are an idiot.

And, if you actually played the DLC, you'd see how damn obvious it is that the stuff has zero to do with the actual game, is somewhat annoying, and clearly isn't "cut content."

I don't know, I think anyone who just puts up with it because 'thats what they said they would do so that makes it ok and dont you dare expect more' is an idiot. DLC characters -after- a season pass is my personal line, I draw it there and I don't give a fuck if you think its fair or not, any company doing that shit won't get my money in the future. The quality of the Borderlands 2 DLC doesn't exactly have me begging for another pass anyway.

Would you rather them not make another character? Or are you saying if they decided to make another character they should include it in the season pass even though they said from the beginning only 4 specific things were included?

To me it seems odd to even purchase another character, as I only had interest in going through the game with a single character. So unless I came in and purchased some GOTY edition at a later date, i wouldn't even think of starting a 2nd game with a dlc character.
 
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News Comments > More Borderlands 2 DLC
32. Re: More Borderlands 2 DLC Feb 26, 2013, 16:57 deadearth
 
Beelzebud wrote on Feb 26, 2013, 15:23:
So basically if you bought the Season Pass they think you're a sucker that they can bleed more money from. Wasn't the entire point of the Season Pass to get the DLC?

People need to stop supporting this bullshit. Between this and the Alien game, I'm done with Gearbox.

The whole point of the dlc was to get 4 Content packs, nothing more. It was clearly labelled as such, and if someone was under the impression that no additional dlc would ever be released, or that any additional dlc would be included, then who's fault is that (Considering it was clearly spelled out)?

There has been some discussion of a 2nd season of DLC, do i expect this to be included in the season pack? (NO)
 
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News Comments > More Borderlands 2 DLC
26. Re: More Borderlands 2 DLC Feb 26, 2013, 14:43 deadearth
 
How dare gearbox release Borderlands 2! I paid $50 for borderlands 1 one and should have gotten all content henceforth. Such a cashgrab.  
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News Comments > RAGE Tool Kit
12. Re: RAGE Tool Kit Feb 8, 2013, 22:05 deadearth
 
Verno wrote on Feb 8, 2013, 21:46:

Hey man, as a guy who paid $60 and preordered, I really didn't like Rage much but I think calling it outright shit is a bit harsh. Call it average and unambitious, call it conflicted and design by committee but shit is a bit much, especially when the complaints are just centered around the visuals.

They released the SDK, maybe not in a great state but they followed through on that and people should be encouraging that kind of behavior.

I agree. It was a very fun game that had bad graphical oddities. The outdoor scenes were beautiful and some of the nicer looking scenes I've seen in a game. Indoor, or looking at something very close at all and it looked downright terrible. I still had a blast up until the game just suddenly ended. Did the guy at Id that knew how to make final bosses leave before they started designing Rage?
 
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News Comments > Gas Powered Countdown
7. Re: Gas Powered Countdown Dec 19, 2012, 11:49 deadearth
 
Whatever happened to that Gods and Kings game that shut down after pre production. That was kinda weird...  
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News Comments > Free Radical: Cancelled Battlefront III was "99% Finished"
4. Re: Free Radical: Cancelled Battlefront III was Dec 1, 2012, 16:33 deadearth
 
pagb wrote on Dec 1, 2012, 15:35:
Yep, that video on youtube posted a while ago says the opposite


Did anyone say that the youtube video was the last build before it was cancelled? (or even how close to the youtube build was from the time it was cancelled?)

I honestly don't know, but the video could have easily been 6 months to a year before that happened, and is probably not an indication of the state of the game just prior to cancellation
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage Trailer
7. Re: Ships Ahoy - Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage Trailer Nov 20, 2012, 14:38 deadearth
 
according to the shacknews review, its not just an arena which is what the trailer makes it look like. Supposedly there are new areas and a story:

link

 
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News Comments > More "Dragonborn" Skyrim DLC Hints
7. Re: More Oct 17, 2012, 14:03 deadearth
 
Beelzebud wrote on Oct 17, 2012, 13:50:

I don't see the unfounded assumption. The first two DLC packs for Skyrim are pretty weak. Thus, he hopes this one has better content in it.


well maybe he picked his words incorrectly or maybe i read too much into it. His words: "not these mod quality size DLC's". I guess you have to ask what he meant by "these". Normally i would assume he meant what was referenced in the article unless he otherwise states. The only thing referenced in the article was the unannounced dlc.
 
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News Comments > More "Dragonborn" Skyrim DLC Hints
5. Re: More Oct 17, 2012, 13:34 deadearth
 
dj LiTh wrote on Oct 17, 2012, 12:31:
I want a real expansion pack, not these mod quality size DLC's

The unfounded assumptions is strong in this one.

Lets wait for... I don't know.... the DLC to be announced before bashing it shall we
 
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News Comments > Torchlight II and Demo Available; MMO Questions
11. Re: Torchlight II and Demo Available; MMO Questions Sep 20, 2012, 20:56 deadearth
 
deqer wrote on Sep 20, 2012, 20:36:
and suddenly the Title for this Thread has changed to contain "MMO Questions" in it. Why? What does that even mean?

Why would you put the word "MMO" in news related to TL2? TL2 is not an MMO. You're making this Title/News look dirty, and false information.

Why would you even talk about their future plans, and the plan of MMO?

This News is about TL2 Launch. NOT their future MMO plans. No one likes MMOs.

Bah... what a crappy title now. It was cool at first. It was just "Torchlight II and Demo Available", simple, and straight to the point, but now you ruined it.

Hah calm down calm down

http://torchlight.wikia.com/wiki/Torchlight_MMO

The MMO has been in discussion for YEARS. The MMO questions have little to do with the launch of torchlight 2, the news of the MMO and the launch availability story was just in the same post. I'm ok with that.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
5. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 9, 2012, 12:44 deadearth
 
Girl walking on a roof. Impressive view.


I think this is the new trailer for Tresspasser 2

 
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News Comments > Saturday Consolidation
29. Re: Saturday Consolidation Jul 30, 2012, 07:53 deadearth
 
Jerykk wrote on Jul 30, 2012, 00:17:

Maybe their deal with MS prohibits them from announcing the DLC for PS3/PC until 60 days after the Xbox release.

Wouldn't that make it a 60 day exclusivity period then?
 
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News Comments > Borderlands 2 Development Complete
28. Re: Borderlands 2 Development Complete Jul 20, 2012, 18:06 deadearth
 
ochentay4 wrote on Jul 20, 2012, 15:20:

Here it goes:
1. They plan to release a new class for few people after launch (probably 2hrs later not 60 days...) despite being on paper/planned (and/or probably being on disk) before release. Its like From Ashes from Bioware (they gave it free on Digital Deluxe or Collectors Ed, I dont remember) clearly cut from the main game.

2. They announced that they are working on future DLC instead of polising remainging bugs (we all know this game will have many at release date) and/or rewarding Day 1 players with more suculent content. If DLC is planned, all Day 1 copies should include coupon so they end up with at least 2 fre DLC instead of crying why people who buy the game at later date, pay 5 bucks, get the whole game/all DLC. Those "Premiere Club" DLC are clearly CUY OUT FROM THE GAME.


Not going to respond to all your points, but if you're going to speculate might as well come up with some good speculation. Let me try...

They plan to release a new class for few people after launch (probably instead they'll come find my mother and sleep with her).

See? That's way more interesting and based on just as much evidence.

You're also assuming they don't have a team working on other bugs. They may not, but claiming they don't is pure speculation as well.
 
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News Comments > Steam Greenlight Announced
26. Re: Steam Greenlight Announced Jul 9, 2012, 21:09 deadearth
 
Having not read the article or the short description I am going to assume that Valve is now donating all profits to greenpeace from now on and thus I will go forth into the nether regions of the internet to express my distaste!  
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News Comments > Morning Screenshots
2. Re: Morning Screenshots Jun 11, 2012, 11:46 deadearth
 
TheDevilYouKnow wrote on Jun 11, 2012, 11:17:
Black Mesa:
By the time they finish it we will be playing Half Life 3.

at which point they can start work on porting HL2 to the HL3 engine
 
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News Comments > Peter Molyneux's $78K DLC
17. Re: Peter Molyneux's $78K DLC Jun 7, 2012, 11:01 deadearth
 
I think a lot of you are overestimating social networking users. See for an example:

Cow clicking story @ npr.org


If people flocked to click on cows, don't know why they won't flock to click on a cube.
 
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News Comments > Skyrim Dawnguard As Soon as Next Month
11. Re: Skyrim Dawnguard As Soon as Next Month Jun 6, 2012, 15:17 deadearth
 
Kastagir wrote on Jun 6, 2012, 15:15:

I was referring more to the tone of the main quests. For example, I would have expected Skyrim DLC (at least the early ones) to have a significant tie-in with dragons or the fallout of the civil war. From what I can tell, this is not the case, but I don't know the body of the Dawnguard questline, so I can't say for sure what it entails. As I said, time will tell. I don't consider the addition of "legendary dragons" to be a sufficient tie-in.

Ah, i see. that's reasonable. There are still more expansions planned, so I wouldn't say that something like that couldn't happen. Only time will tell.
 
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News Comments > Skyrim Dawnguard As Soon as Next Month
9. Re: Skyrim Dawnguard As Soon as Next Month Jun 6, 2012, 15:10 deadearth
 
Kastagir wrote on Jun 6, 2012, 15:04:

I'm not in love with vampires or with the prospect of flying around looking like Marcus from Underworld: Evolution, so I understand where you're coming from. I expected something that expanded on core gameplay and the main quest(s) of Skyrim rather than adding this seemingly unrelated fluff. Time will tell.

I can understand expecting some core gameplay additions (and there may still be that we haven't seen). I'm not sure however why you would expect something that expanded on the main quest(s). None of the expansions for Oblivion or morrowind did this, and I'm pretty sure that none for Fallout 3 or new vegas did this either (although I'm not as certain about those).
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
8. Re: Turn off your PC May 30, 2012, 08:28 deadearth
 
The newer windows sleep mode (not when it was added) makes my computer nearly shut off. I guess its suspending to ram, but all i know is it goes completely silent, cuts off all the fans, and instantly comes back on. I had not used sleep mode on my desktop for years until i tried it one day with windows 7 and was amazed.

Highly recommended.
 
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News Comments > Bulletstorm Sequel Cancelled; PC Piracy Mentioned
79. Re: Bulletstorm Sequel Cancelled; PC Piracy Mentioned Apr 10, 2012, 14:18 deadearth
 
Beamer wrote on Apr 10, 2012, 13:07:
eRe4s3r wrote on Apr 10, 2012, 11:12:
Beamer wrote on Apr 10, 2012, 10:04:
If people didn't want to play it then it wouldn't have been pirated like crazy.

Correlation does not equal causation.

Untrue. Why would anyone possibly download a game if they do not want to play it? Some people mention things like "collecting" here, but does anyone think a meaningful number of people "collect" things they do not wish to play?
People downloaded the game because they wished to play it. Maybe only for curiosity, to see how bad it was, but clearly they desired to play it.


Actually you would be surprised. I used to pirate pc games a lot when i was in college, i don't anymore. When i was doing it i spent more time downloading, archiving, and organizaing than i did playing. Sure I didn't download every single game regardless of my interest, but i probably got around to only playing 5% of what i downloaded. I really was 'collecting' games the same way a stamp collector would. I still 'collect' games, only on steam. Whereas previously i would pirate a game with the intent of playing it sometime in the future (but usually not), now i just impulse purchase on steam sales with the intent of playing it sometime in the future.

With the steam sales I'm not pirating, people are getting some money from me, and i spend less time archiving/organizing and more time playing.


 
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