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 7472 (Guru)
User ID 46994
 
User comment history
< Newer [ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 ] Older >


News Comments > RYSE: Son of Rome Released for PC
14. Re: RYSE: Son of Rome Released for PC Oct 10, 2014, 11:20 InBlack
 
Whats the deal with the suit from Crysis at 1:25?  
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 10, 2014, 10:21 InBlack
 
avianflu wrote on Oct 10, 2014, 10:04:
I am going back to being a lurker on bluesnews but before signing off I do really want to thank "Blue" for his years of work and his website. Hope he sees this.


Dude, why?
 
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
3. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Oct 10, 2014, 10:19 InBlack
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Oct 10, 2014, 10:12:
66 pages dopehead lawyer drivel. 1 page actual complaint.


Fixed that for ya!
 
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > RYSE: Son of Rome Released for PC
12. Re: RYSE: Son of Rome Released for PC Oct 10, 2014, 10:08 InBlack
 
Verno wrote on Oct 10, 2014, 09:53:
Prez wrote on Oct 10, 2014, 09:39:

Was this on console first? Was it really that bad?

It has a few defenders like anything else on the internet but yes it was that bad. This started out as a Kinect game but when it became clear that doing anything with Kinect is fucking awful they decided to keep going instead of just wisely scrapping the whole project. The good part is the graphics, its a very pretty game. The bad part is pretty much everything else. The combat seems visceral to start but becomes repetitive and shallow quickly. The story is not even worth mentioning.

I suspect people will feel more favorable about it if they go into it with very low expectations and pay less than $15. I only put a few hours into it at a friends place but that was enough to say "ok lets not play this ever again and wheres Forza?".

Man you just described Shadow of Mordor. The story part is better though, but the combat is very repetetive even though the missions are quite varied. I had to force myself to play it yesterday and in the end it did grow on me a little bit, so its not a total loss. I just wish it took a little bit more skill to pull of those nice fatalites and whatnot, instead of just LMB button mashing (and the ocasional RMB) and pressing "F" when your sword lights up...
 
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Out of the Blue
9. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 10, 2014, 10:03 InBlack
 
Pigeon wrote on Oct 10, 2014, 09:31:
"It was simply the fact that his batch had a higher yeast concentration, and one of the by-products of yeast is excess carbon dioxide," said Stites.

He says his company pressured test the carbonated drink to be 14 PSI -- or pounds per square inch. He says bottles were designed to handle 42 PSI.

"The yeast was just building up the pressure in the bottles over a seven to 10 day period," said Stites.

"Heey man did you put the yeast in yet?"
"Nah, I'll do it now. In you go little yeasties"
::10 Seconds later::
"Heey man did you put the yeast in yet?"
"Nah, I'll do it now. In you go little yeasties"

As an ocasional connoisseur, I can definitely envision it unfolding this way.
 
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
3. Re: Morning Tech Bits Oct 10, 2014, 09:59 InBlack
 
Getting a raise without asking for it? Sounds like magic to me...  
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Morning Metaverse
6. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 10, 2014, 09:55 InBlack
 
I dont find it a waste of time. I dont even find it a waste of company time since I dont slack off and I rarely have 8 hours of straight up work every single day at my job. I do have downtime and during this downtime I use the net. I dont see what the big deal is.  
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Star Citizen at $56M; CitizenCon Friday
17. Re: Star Citizen at $56M; CitizenCon Friday Oct 8, 2014, 10:26 InBlack
 
I gotta say, that convention is very aptly named.  
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Out of the Blue
6. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 7, 2014, 10:39 InBlack
 
ForgedReality wrote on Oct 7, 2014, 10:25:
Logitech M570. Best input device ever created. Scientifically proven.

Wrong. That would be the MX510. Sorry but wireless mice are not really mice.
 
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > DRM-Free Offline Play Coming to Planetary Annihilation
3. Re: DRM-Free Offline Play Coming to Planetary Annihilation Oct 7, 2014, 10:38 InBlack
 
Nice. Havent been paying much attention to this game lately, has it turned out halfways decent?  
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > DCS: Su-27 Announced
5. Re: DCS: Su-27 Announced Oct 7, 2014, 03:02 InBlack
 
jdreyer wrote on Oct 6, 2014, 19:18:
Do I understand that correctly, that the Flanker will be a free addition to DCS world, along with the Frogfoot? So if you install DCS world you'll have two free planes to fly?

Nope. Its a free upgrade for people who already own Flaming Cliffs 3. Its not a full on DCS level module, its just a standalone version of the plane that is already in FC3 but features an upgraded professional flight model. Let me explain it like this. In DCS you have two flight models, a simplified flight model and an advanced flight model.

A full on DCS Mig21 or A10C for example feature full avionics and systems modeling together with an AFM.

Most FC3 planes feature a fraction of the modeled systems, but a few like the F15C and now the SU-27 are getting a flight model upgraded to the level of the full on DCS level modules. This is quite important since these planes now actually fly very realistically which IMO is the most important part that any sim should get right before anything else.
 
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Steamships Ahoy - Alien: Isolation
23. Re: Steamships Ahoy - Alien: Isolation Oct 7, 2014, 02:42 InBlack
 
Quinn wrote on Oct 7, 2014, 02:30:
Bored with Mordor. Not even finished it yet but I just know not one quest will offer me anything else than what I've been doing since the first second I played the game -- killing Uruks. I want Alien. But buying 2 games so soon in a row is something I've never done before. Plus I think full price is too much for a survival horror that, to me, has no replay value, especially because I usually finish them in two sits.

Dilemmas.

Same here. Bored with Mordor. I like the concept of horror games, but few have really been done well. Im afraid of picking up Alien, Im afraid Ill get bored with it within a couple of hours of playing it once the game's 'mechanics' start grating on me.
 
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > ArcheAge Hits 2M Players
41. Re: Nothing like UO... Oct 6, 2014, 10:26 InBlack
 
JohnBirshire wrote on Oct 4, 2014, 10:25:
Nothing like UO? What about the red/purple pvp system? How about, while not exactly the same, crafting is actually essential again and very player driven. World travel being meaningful. Player housing is nearly identical, and improved upon (btw, stealing from houses was patched out very early in UO too). How about getting substantial gains for use in pve/pvp while doing tradeskills? The game is also non instanced. I could go on. While not skill based, the skillsets can be leveled and hotswapped for some very unique combinations.

I apologize, but I still profusely disagree with you. If the game has a notoriety *red/purple* based system, and nobody drops anything on death...who cares? That was the entire point of being a thief/murderer in UO. Without it, no point. Substantial gains for use in PvE/PvP while doing tradeskills? Huh? Tradeskills gave you no PvE/PvP advantage in UO, you could not simply make high end gear that gave you a PvE/PvP advantage. ArcheAge is an items-to-win grind, UO was an even playing field where only skill mattered. House looting was not patched out very early in UO, it was patched out towards the end of the era that people feel nostalgiac about. It seems like you are comparing ArcheAge to the version of UO that exists '00-Current and not the era of UO that everyone talking about old school UO is referring to, 97-00. The era that made the game great, the era that people reminisce about. Unable to loot houses, unable to loot players, ability to craft items that give you a PvE/PvP advantage...you are comparing ArcheAge to TODAY'S UO, not the hardcore UO that all the old schoolers fell in love with.

Just because a game has crafting, housing, and an open world, does not make the game "Like UO". Dozens of MMO's that came out in the last decade and a half have all that, and people don't compare them to UO. So stop comparing this game to it, yes it has similarities, like many games do, but is missing everything that made UO fun.

I was about to check this out. Thank you for saving me some time.
 
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Steam Top 10
60. Re: Steam Top 10 Oct 6, 2014, 10:14 InBlack
 
I think I would have liked this game better had it been a straight up corridor adventure beat em up...erm slash em up? Whatever. Along the lines of Arkham 1. Had it stuck to the tried and true arcade formula, I think I would have liked it much better. The Nemesis system is kind of cool on paper, but it feels like you are doing the same fights over and over and over again in practice. Maybe if they didnt have the uruks respawn every minute or something. Maybe I just need to give it more time...oh well...  
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Morning Consolidation
5. Re: Morning Consolidation Oct 6, 2014, 10:01 InBlack
 
Shineyguy wrote on Oct 6, 2014, 09:54:
... Yes they level the playing field by matching player levels...

Thats like the laziest gameplay mechanic ever. Especially because it never works in any game ever since its not only boring as fuck, the gear discrepancy makes it pointless.
 
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 Oct 6, 2014, 09:48 InBlack
 
Nukes for asteroids. Yeah right sure. We all believe that. I have nothing against nuclear weapons, I think everyone should have em. Nothing like a nuclear deterrent to keep those pesky enemy armies at bay. I just hate being lied to in the face.  
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Door Kickers This Month
2. Re: Door Kickers This Month Oct 6, 2014, 09:44 InBlack
 
NKD wrote on Oct 6, 2014, 09:41:
Fuck yeah let's execute some no-knock warrants on the wrong homes and maybe flashbang a 6 month old in their crib.

lol
 
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Steam Top 10
56. Re: Steam Top 10 Oct 6, 2014, 04:29 InBlack
 
Im finding the game sort of strange so far. I liked Arkham 1 which is the main reason I bit for this game. Im not sure what it is that irks me about the game. I think its the fact that it pretends to do open world, when it is really tiny. Its also densely populated. I like to plan attacks ahead, and use stealth where possible and the game keeps throwing hordes of Orks and Captains at me. Every fight is basically a slaughter and while that is fun sometimes, it gets tiring fast. I havent played it for two days straight. Maybe Im just getting old...  
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > ArcheAge Hits 2M Players
7. Re: ArcheAge Hits 2M Players Oct 3, 2014, 10:18 InBlack
 
Fuck that. EULAs are meant to be broken  
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Op Ed
53. Re: Ships Ahoy - Watch Dogs; First Reviews Oct 3, 2014, 10:15 InBlack
 
Your math is all fubared Beamer. Why do they need to generate 2.5 Bil in profits?? Making 4.5 Billion dollars from Oculus seems far fetched in the extreme. Since when do you need to return 150% of your original investment to be considered a success? If things worked like that in the real world we wouldnt have investment. Or gambling for that matter.  
Avatar 46994
 
I have a nifty blue line!
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
7472 Comments. 374 pages. Viewing page 4.
< Newer [ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 ] Older >


footer

Blue's News logo