Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
Customize
User Settings
Styles:
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:

Regularly scheduled events

User information for Vanja

Real Name Vanja   
Search for:
 
Sort results:   Ascending Descending
Limit results:
 
 
 
Nickname InBlack
Email Concealed by request - Send Mail
ICQ None given.
Description
Homepage http://
Signed On Mar 27, 2008, 12:06
Total Comments 7642 (Guru)
User ID 46994
 
User comment history
< Newer [ 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 ] Older >


News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
1. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Aug 19, 2014, 09:53 InBlack
 
Christ that Phone article is scary. Yesterday I discovered my Android phone doesnt resolve links for certain searches, regardless of what browsers or applications Im using. I tried to find the studio version of the song "Low Man's Lyric." I found several studio versions within minutes on my desktop (chrome powered), on youtube no less. The reason? THe song can be found on Googles Play Store, Im guessing.

Shit. We will be telling our grandchildren that we lived in a golden age, they wont believe the freedom that the net used to give us, and which we threw away. They will think we are old senile fools for spreading such lies.
 
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Out of the Blue
4. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 19, 2014, 09:45 InBlack
 
Ive noticed this trend too. This is especially worrying as in todays day and age of automatization where these types of errors shoud be occuring less frequently, not more so....aaaand once again we are returning to the topic of accountabiity in the western and ssupposedly egalitarian societies.  
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Crytek to Repair Reputation with "Really High Quality Games"
3. Re: Crytek to Repair Reputation with Aug 19, 2014, 09:27 InBlack
 
High Quality Games?! Ha! Yerli has a sense of humour! Who would have thought?  
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Evening Mobilization
3. Re: Evening Mobilization Aug 19, 2014, 09:00 InBlack
 
They are not in a rut, they just want to make more and more money by selling basically the same shit over and over again (albeit with 'slight' improvements year for year).

You can easily see this if you look at the difference between the iPhone 1 and the iPhone 5 for example, the differences are huge. Not so much if you compare the the iphone1 & 2, or 4S & 5, etc.
 
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Pillars of Eternity Backer Beta Begins
17. Re: Pillars of Eternity Backer Beta Begins Aug 19, 2014, 08:52 InBlack
 
grudgebearer wrote on Aug 19, 2014, 07:12:
mag wrote on Aug 19, 2014, 03:14:
grudgebearer wrote on Aug 19, 2014, 00:23:
Creston wrote on Aug 18, 2014, 22:06:
Wooohoooo! Between this, Wasteland 2, Original Sin and Witcher 3 in February 2015, it's a fucking GREAT six months for RPGs.

Have you played any WL2 yet? The combat is pretty terrible.

How so? Which camp are you from? "Not enough like Fallout" or "too much like Fallout?"

There's just no tactics to it at all. Early on before explosives, since there are no formations your guys enter combat in a clump, first round you move them to cover or just crouch and set everyone to "ambush". The AI is pretty tard, so they always rush into your field of fire, so most battles end by the second third round as you decimate them the first round. You literally have 3 options in combat, crouch, attack, and ambush which is basically overwatch. Later on it get's even worse because you get grenades, and so does the enemy, which are completely overpowered in that they are 100% accurate and do about 100 damage which is instakill unless you are level 10+.

No feats, no aimed shots, no body part targeting, very little environmental destruction; it's just really boring.

I hope PoE doesn't fall into that same hole and spend all their resources on the story and forget that combat is machine that progresses the story and needs to be done just as well.

Ugh, that really does sound terrible. Hopefully this is a little better.
 
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > John Carmack's Son's Game
14. Re: John Carmack's Son's Game Aug 19, 2014, 04:20 InBlack
 
My dad is a theoretical physicist. I used to love physics when I was a kid (still do) but when college time came around for some reason, I never even tried to sign up physics. Fear of failure, dissapointing my father? Probably. But more importantly I think I knew I didnt really have the mathematical or mental knack to get to grips with some of the more complicated physics. I think its definitely Nurture > Nature when it comes to having an affinity for a subject, but its one thing to have a love and passion for something, and another entirely to actually be great at it.  
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
3. Re: Morning Tech Bits Aug 18, 2014, 10:09 InBlack
 
Yeah 7 was the pinnacle IMO. I was surprised that they managed to pull off such a nice comeback after the bloatware of Vista, but arguably Vista had a pretty solid base which they improved upon. 8 is just a clusterfuck, the need to cater to both desktop and mobile/tablet really ruined all chances that OS had.  
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Notch Softens View on Oculus Minecraft
1. Re: Notch Softens View on Oculus Minecraft Aug 18, 2014, 10:03 InBlack
 
Still Ugly but in now in 3d. Yay!  
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Assassin's Creed Unity Trailers
5. Re: Assassin's Creed Unity Trailers Aug 14, 2014, 10:53 InBlack
 
1badmf wrote on Aug 14, 2014, 10:47:
InBlack wrote on Aug 14, 2014, 09:58:
Not sure if this would be the right thread to ask but here it goes anyway.

Just finished watching Black Sails Season 1, and Im seriously stoked for some Man-O-War action on the high seas.

Is there a Naval PC game out there that can cater to my needs? So basically looking for a kind of "Pirates!" game.

i mean, is asscreed 4 completely out of the question? cuz that had fantastic age of sail gameplay. ummm... empire total war also had what you're looking for, although it was 3rd person and you commanded fleets. also land battles.

Thanks. Will check those out!
 
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Assassin's Creed Unity Trailers
2. Re: Assassin's Creed Unity Trailers Aug 14, 2014, 09:58 InBlack
 
Not sure if this would be the right thread to ask but here it goes anyway.

Just finished watching Black Sails Season 1, and Im seriously stoked for some Man-O-War action on the high seas.

Is there a Naval PC game out there that can cater to my needs? So basically looking for a kind of "Pirates!" game.
 
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 14, 2014, 09:50 InBlack
 
I dunno. Im not really sure about the beard. He looks better without it IMO. Do Jedi masters really have to sport beards??  
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Into the Black
10. Re: Into the Black Aug 14, 2014, 07:52 InBlack
 
Dont forget the immortal:

Cpl. Ferro: "We're in the pipe, five by five..."

Famously ripped off by Starcraft
 
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Evening Metaverse
16. Re: Evening Metaverse Aug 14, 2014, 07:45 InBlack
 
jdreyer wrote on Aug 14, 2014, 05:48:
1badmf wrote on Aug 14, 2014, 01:32:
i have this theory that people are born along a psychological spectrum of empathy. people low on the scale are sociopaths. i don't know if there's a term for people who are highly empathetic, but i tend to think i'm one of them. i don't do anything before considering how it affects anyone around me.

the assholes abusing Zelda, they're obviously on the low end. the worst part is, they think they're doing nothing wrong because they just cant imagine how it's making her feel. same with online trolls and hackers. undiagnosed sociopaths. i think it's a very large underlying problem with our society that's not very well recognized. i'm almost certain there's a disporportionately high correlation between criminal behavior and sociopaths. i think at some point all people should be tested for it when they're young. that way it can be curbed and hopefully minimize venomous behavior like this when they grow up.

Troll behavior correlates strongly to sadism and psychopathy. It is known.

Dont forget that its never as clear cut as all that. There are degrees of sociopathy and no one should underestimate the power of anonymity that the internet bestows upon a relatively 'normal' person. Its much easier to vent and to be spiteful just for the sake of it behind it.
 
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Shadow Realms ShakyCam Video
7. Re: Shadow Realms ShakyCam Video Aug 14, 2014, 07:39 InBlack
 
jdwohlever wrote on Aug 14, 2014, 07:29:
Looks like Left 4 Dead meets MMO.
Meh.

More like Left4Dead meets the most expensive MMO fail in history.
 
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Into the Black
8. Re: Into the Black Aug 14, 2014, 05:02 InBlack
 
Great photos BTW. The 'sad' Alien sitting on a packing box pic is my favorite.  
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Into the Black
7. Re: Into the Black Aug 14, 2014, 03:49 InBlack
 
I dislike comparing the two movies directly. One is pure horror, the other is action SF. I think that Ridley Scott made a brilliant film, I also think that James Cameron made a fantastic sequel. No one, and I mean literaly no one thought Cameron could pull it off, yet he did with flying colors. If I had to pick I would pick Alien, as the better film, but I hate to pick between the two..  
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Evening Metaverse
11. Re: Evening Metaverse Aug 14, 2014, 03:17 InBlack
 
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on Aug 13, 2014, 22:25:
Creston wrote on Aug 13, 2014, 20:32:
Anyone who gave Robin Williams' daughter abuse will hopefully die of agonizingly painful ass-cancer in the next two weeks.

And as for Comcast, shit, they're just doing what SCOTUS told them to do. Why the fuck do FCC commissioners show up to shit like that? Oh wait, I forgot, they work for the cable industry.

And finally, OMG, Y512K!!!!

Somehow I'm still unable to be surprised by how vile people can be, especially on the internet.

There fixed that for you. With that said why would anyone be vile to her because her dad killed himself??? Must be those fundamentalist Christians again, formenting their own brand of special hatred....after all suicide is a sin...
 
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Shadow Realms ShakyCam Video
4. Re: Shadow Realms ShakyCam Video Aug 14, 2014, 03:10 InBlack
 
1badmf wrote on Aug 14, 2014, 01:39:
you guys are so short sighted.

i've always been intrigued by asymmetrical multiplayer and think it's something with vast potential thats been woefully underexploited by a conservative industry. this looks like it's a dungeon master vs heroes type of deal and if so, and if it's as customizable as dnd was, this could have some massive 'awesome' potential. i would be DMing all freakin night as bluesnewsers constantly tossed themselves into my meat grinder hheheh.

This has nothing to do with D&D. Have you even watched the video? Its more like Hellgate London, or Diablo.
 
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > BioWare Announces Shadow Realms
13. Re: BioWare Announces Shadow Realms Aug 13, 2014, 10:38 InBlack
 
Oh you are talking about the client, well that might well be true. For the Alpha at least. Somehow I doubt that the full game will follow suit.  
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > BioWare Announces Shadow Realms
10. Re: BioWare Announces Shadow Realms Aug 13, 2014, 10:25 InBlack
 
Darks wrote on Aug 13, 2014, 10:06:
Blues, you have a type O in your comments about this game requiring an Origin Account. It specifically says one is not required.

Huh? Did you follow the link? There is no way to register for the Alpha unless you join with an Origin account, or create a new one.
 
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
7642 Comments. 383 pages. Viewing page 25.
< Newer [ 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 ] Older >


footer

Blue's News logo