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Signed On Feb 26, 2008, 09:31
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 8, 2014, 20:46 dj LiTh
 
Personally this is my favorite season of Archer yet. Laughed way more this season then all the others combined.  
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News Comments > MS Planning DirectX 12
72. Re: MS Planning DirectX 12 Mar 6, 2014, 16:49 dj LiTh
 
Beamer wrote on Mar 6, 2014, 15:44:
Steele Johnson wrote on Mar 6, 2014, 15:18:
Actually, Windows Phone has been rapidly gaining market share over the past year. This is due to the decline of iPhone and Blackberry sales and all the problems associated with Android security and OS fragmentation. Also, Surface RT hasn't been that big of a hit, but Surface Pro 2 is becoming the laptop replacement of choice for businesses. A couple more iterations of the Surface and it will be a game changer. The video out is pretty high res for an extension monitor and you can pretty much run any MS app on it, even developer tools.

So don't let all the hipster hate skew the facts.

Personally, I have mostly Apple devices as a consumer, but they haven't really added many productivity features for business, and 99% of the apps on the app store are useless. For consumer, sure a simple to use dumbed-down device like Apple is where it's at, but for productivity, I wouldn't even think of using Apple unless you want to pay your employees to reinvent the wheel.

Windows Phone is gaining in share, from tiny to slightly less tiny.
The bulk of the BB and iPhone attrition is going to Android.

I have an Icon. I love my Icon. But it's very, very far from a 3 horse race right now.

Having recently tried my friends high end nokia winphone really wowed me. I've had iphones, i've had a ton of androids, next phone for me will be from nokia /w win on it.
 
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News Comments > Path of Exile: Sacrifice of the Vaal Launches
13. Re: Path of Exile: Sacrifice of the Vaal Launches Mar 6, 2014, 16:41 dj LiTh
 
Axis wrote on Mar 6, 2014, 15:24:
Having been absorbed in Invasion the last 24 hours, I can say woe to new players.

I personally love the difficulty, but I've been playing the game for the better part of two years. However new or ezmode players may be scared off quickly -- the level of difficulty in invasion has been hugely ramped up right off the bat.

Agreed, i'm only in act3 normal (internet went out yesterday just as it launched, could actually hear god laughing...) but taking it very slow, especially seeing death after death broadcast in the chatbox. Overall though i'm happy its more difficult
 
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News Comments > Path of Exile: Sacrifice of the Vaal Launches
10. Re: Path of Exile: Sacrifice of the Vaal Launches Mar 6, 2014, 15:00 dj LiTh
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Mar 6, 2014, 14:11:
dj LiTh wrote on Mar 6, 2014, 13:58:
You get i think about 12 redo passives by playing the game,
Yeah, for 12 skill points -- if that was 12 full resets, then everything would be cool.

D2 back in the dya was much worse, accidently clicked a skill? Sorry your char is now fucked forever, personally i dont mind it in its current system, as i said you need to plan out a character before you build it, other then the first one which is a learning experience.
 
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News Comments > MS Planning DirectX 12
49. Re: MS Planning DirectX 12 Mar 6, 2014, 14:06 dj LiTh
 
Silicon Avatar wrote on Mar 6, 2014, 13:42:
I couldn't tell much difference between a DX10 game and a DX11 game and after a while I just stopped paying attention to DirectX in general. It's a background thing and my games are probably going to look the same anyway.

I'm still glad DirectX exists but it's hard for me to get excited about it.


Thats because there really wasnt much of a difference between the two, although tessellation comes to mind (dont think dx10 had that? could be wrong), anyways hopefully this is a bigger bump more akin from dx9 to dx10/11 was. As much as all the MS hate, this is still good news for gaming.
 
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News Comments > Path of Exile: Sacrifice of the Vaal Launches
8. Re: Path of Exile: Sacrifice of the Vaal Launches Mar 6, 2014, 13:58 dj LiTh
 
For a first charactor it can indeed be brutal, but after that i think you get a grasp of the system, check out some premade builds, work on your own build and already have a plan for a character before you start a new one. You get i think about 12 redo passives by playing the game, and its also a currency so you can with time and patience redo your char, or wait for a passive reset which seems to happen every 4 months (as all chars got on from this latest mini exp). I think its much more akin to building your character in d2 (before 2010 apparently, had no idea they had respecs in) then d3 where you can change you char on the fly. So depending on your persepective, ya i agree strength or weakness, for me its a huge strength. I play hardcore/invasion elusively so making a new character isnt such a hard feat, i can normally get to level 50 in about 16 hours of time (which isnt even that fast compared to others).  
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News Comments > Path of Exile: Sacrifice of the Vaal Launches
3. Re: Path of Exile: Sacrifice of the Vaal Launches Mar 6, 2014, 05:16 dj LiTh
 
InBlack wrote on Mar 6, 2014, 03:28:
dj LiTh wrote on Mar 5, 2014, 22:35:
Awesome! About time! D3's been fun the past 24 hours but its already apparent to me with all the changes (some really good changes) that its still a casual ARPG game. No races, no pvp, no real reason to play beyond getting the gear, whereas in PoE the races are the reason for getting the gear. Also the level of customization leaves me in theory-craft nirvana. Just my opinion, flame on!

Why would anyone flame you for writing a post that makes a lot of sense? I was thinking of installing Diablo3 again but then I receieved a Blizzard mail just this morning, asking me to return and when I saw how fucking ridiculous that Reaper of Death or whatever he is called looked in the artwork I just thought to myself. No.

I was just joking mainly, considering all the shenanigans going on in the d3 thread I'd suggest try d3 but dont buy the expansion, thats the route i'm going. i got another 8 or so gameplay hours out of it which lasted me till this launched. Speaking of Vaal mini expac, so far so good, still trying to get a handle on these vaal skills, seems to add an interesting dynamic, but still not sure how it'll effect my builds
 
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News Comments > Path of Exile: Sacrifice of the Vaal Launches
1. Re: Path of Exile: Sacrifice of the Vaal Launches Mar 5, 2014, 22:35 dj LiTh
 
Awesome! About time! D3's been fun the past 24 hours but its already apparent to me with all the changes (some really good changes) that its still a casual ARPG game. No races, no pvp, no real reason to play beyond getting the gear, whereas in PoE the races are the reason for getting the gear. Also the level of customization leaves me in theory-craft nirvana. Just my opinion, flame on!  
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News Comments > Diablo III XP Bonus
83. Re: Diablo III XP Bonus Mar 5, 2014, 12:17 dj LiTh
 
Quinn wrote on Mar 5, 2014, 11:48:
I have this irrational urge to reinstall D3 and start from scratch again. Played the game the first 2 weeks after release and from what I've heard, it has had some maaajor improvements since then. It even got an extra free chapter didn't it? Moet importantly, the abysmal loot system got redone. Man did the loot ooze "computer generated" all over it!

Let's be fair, the gameplay and graphics were sweet. It's what's pulling me toward starting it up again.

No free act5, that only comes with the expansion, otherwise not many people would buy it just for adventure mode and crusader class IMO. That said it is vastly improved, but having already a level 60 DH, with some insane items that my friends hooked me up with (windforce etc) in the past, i have found a few upgrades for armor, but so far i'm soloing Torment level 4 pretty easily, and there's only 6 levels which kinda disappointing me as there's not really much reason to play beyond that, but it is worth a retry. For me though i'll be playing D3 for the next 3 hours until PoE expansion comes out and wont look back.
 
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News Comments > The Walking Dead Season 2 Episode 2 Released
4. Re: The Walking Dead Season 2 Episode 2 Released Mar 4, 2014, 20:40 dj LiTh
 
Let them eat cake!  
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News Comments > Diablo III XP Bonus
38. Re: Diablo III XP Bonus Mar 4, 2014, 13:52 dj LiTh
 
Interesting about the new changes, glad to see they are going in the right direction. I think i'll be checking this out tonight, probably until tomorrow's PoE mini expansion drops, and we'll see how they compare. I much rather have two good ARPG's to play then one as i do like the genre.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
20. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 3, 2014, 13:12 dj LiTh
 
I agree about the long term effects, not only that but all the protien he had to consume to be batman in his next movie, poor kidneys! Dude is definitely dedicated to his craft!  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
15. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 3, 2014, 12:12 dj LiTh
 
nin wrote on Mar 3, 2014, 12:03:
Here we go. And that's not CGI on the left - he was genuinely that skinny.


I heard he wanted to lose even more weight, but the director and producers wouldnt let him for fear of his health.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
60. Re: Steam Top 10 Mar 3, 2014, 11:55 dj LiTh
 
No block people on my list, i just normally dont comment on a thread if i feel it raising my blood pressure in the slightest. Of course i'm not always successful but hey, its an exercise in restraint.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 3, 2014, 11:47 dj LiTh
 
nin wrote on Mar 3, 2014, 11:40:
Creston wrote on Mar 3, 2014, 11:37:
Best Transformation (McConaughey, Theron, Hanks, DeNiro)

I can't believe you forgot Bale in that role. In fact, Bale should probably have gotten it multiple times.

Bale is crazy impressive. His weight loss for The Machinist was fucking insane.


Whats even more impressive (actually i think he set Guinness book records for actors losing weight for a role) was that he was FUCKING BATMAN like a year later in his next movie! Thats some dedication to your craft. Overall i think oscars got it right this year, somehow..
 
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News Comments > Sunday Tech Bits
9. Re: Sunday Tech Bits Mar 2, 2014, 16:09 dj LiTh
 
I'll just leave this here ;)  
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
13. Re: Steam Top 10 Mar 2, 2014, 16:05 dj LiTh
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Mar 2, 2014, 14:55:
netnerd85 wrote on Mar 2, 2014, 13:18:
Good to see Banished on the list. Sad to see Thief so low considering. And good to see Black Flag up there, my personal GOTY 2013 that one, DmC Devil May Cry held on all year (as my PGOTY) until I played Black Flag.

Banished is nothing but a soulless broken sandbox with massive bugs... I had hoped it to be so much more, but after year 25 I ask myself, wtf I am playing this for, what's the goal? There is no goal, no progression, no point. And the hoarding bug still isn't fixed. Wtf need 4 people in a house 2000 units of firewood and 1500 units fish for. When the entire rest starves? Sigh...

Interesting, i havent ran into those bugs you described at all in my play thoughs. It is a bit souless and does lack direction, but i'm having a great time with the journey even with out a destination (such is life)
 
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News Comments > Steam Family Library Sharing Live
34. Re: Steam Family Library Sharing Live Mar 2, 2014, 10:38 dj LiTh
 
Or you know, just install a game for someone else using your steam credentials and have them play it in offline mode while you play it online...  
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News Comments > Grim Dawn Early Access Gets Act II
5. Re: Grim Dawn Early Access Gets Act II Feb 27, 2014, 11:33 dj LiTh
 
Cool, i'm looking forward to this once its gone gold, until then i'm eagerly awaiting next week and the PoE mini expansion (those vaal skill gems! wow!) and new 4month leagues. As for d3....meh  
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News Comments > X Rebirth Patch & Future Plans
24. Re: X Rebirth Patch & Future Plans Feb 26, 2014, 14:44 dj LiTh
 
Mikus_Aurelius wrote on Feb 26, 2014, 11:36:
dj LiTh wrote on Feb 26, 2014, 10:59:
Are you joking? Cause i played Rome2 last month and its vastly improved. Infact i finally feel good about it now. As for Rebirth its still in an absolutely awful state.

I think the point wasn't that CA doesn't fix mistakes. It was that CA doesn't admit mistakes. Often they'll pretend that very common bugs are in fact isolated and rare (siege AI). Rome 2's political system was gutted in the months before release, but CA PR still pretends that it's a finished and meaningful part of the game.

Ok now you lost me completely, because i've not once seen egosoft say just how horrible their game is to date. They say they are adding features that are requested, instead of fixing broken interfaces. Not once have i heard the egosoft devs man up to just how broken and unplayable Xrebirth was or even still is.
 
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