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Signed On May 12, 2008, 03:03
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News Comments > Steam Summer Sale in Spring?
4. Re: Steam Summer Sale in Spring? May 29, 2015, 20:30 Cyanotetyphas
 
Bundles make this largely irrelevant for me too but I do like the opportunity to sell some Steam inventory crap  
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News Comments > Heroes of the Storm Launch Event
10. Re: Heroes of the Storm Launch Event May 29, 2015, 20:28 Cyanotetyphas
 
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on May 29, 2015, 19:39:
I've been playing with it for the past month or so. It's basically the fun parts of other MOBAs, without so much of the tedious, annoying stuff. I like it. It's got the typical Blizzard polish, and it's free. Can't really find much wrong with it.

Agreed. Don't have to worry about items/cash, which makes this genre actually playable to me. Lets me play the game and split my attention on micro objectives infront of me, not timing the meta.

Some of the matches creep up into 30 minute territory. If anything, I wish they stayed around 20 minutes with big increases in NPCs to force the conclusion at 25.
 
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News Comments > Ultra Street Fighter IV Free Weekend
5. Re: Ultra Street Fighter IV Free Weekend May 15, 2015, 22:01 Cyanotetyphas
 
Virtua fighter accurately models the tiny ranges and plodding footsteps of a real fight.

I prefer screen filling super moves personally.
 
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News Comments > Steam Ending Paid Mods; Providing Refunds
22. Re: Steam Ending Paid Mods; Providing Refunds Apr 27, 2015, 22:47 Cyanotetyphas
 
Obiwan: Steam was... seduced by the dark side of monetization. When that happened, the good man who used to be Gaben was destroyed.

Luke: There is still good in him
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
8. Re: Morning Consolidation Apr 27, 2015, 15:33 Cyanotetyphas
 
It's a damn shame. Well at least I won't feel bad when Konami's game division crashes and burns finally. Maybe after the publisher calls it quits we can get a good Silent Hill kickstarted in 2025?  
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News Comments > Skyrim Free Weekend
56. Re: Skyrim Free Weekend Apr 24, 2015, 18:54 Cyanotetyphas
 
If you follow the trend, Half Life 3 is obviously going to be a Build-A-Sequel where you purchase textures and enemies ala carte.  
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News Comments > Heroes of the Storm in June
18. Re: Heroes of the Storm in June Apr 21, 2015, 06:13 Cyanotetyphas
 
Appreciate Dota but even back when it was a WC3 mod I felt like it was impossible to figure out all of the item combos. This is the first Moba I'll give a serious try. I know these are popular but for skill I prefer to spend time with fighting games  
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News Comments > Sunday Legal Briefs
3. Re: Sunday Legal Briefs Apr 19, 2015, 20:15 Cyanotetyphas
 
My first instinct is that, dollars to donuts this goes into a congressional report as a successful intercept of terrorist activity.

Reading the tweet though it's a little uncomfortable.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Metaverse
5. Re: Sunday Metaverse Apr 19, 2015, 20:12 Cyanotetyphas
 
It doesn't hurt that they basically pay you to use it. Don't tell anyone though once they crack 30% market share they'll probably stop. Um...don't read this. Forget I said anything  
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News Comments > Star Wars Battlefront Date Announced
28. Re: Star Wars Battlefront Date Announced Apr 17, 2015, 22:08 Cyanotetyphas
 
Sure this is obviously a fake-o trailer, but jetpacks!  
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News Comments > etc., etc.
1. Re: etc., etc. Apr 17, 2015, 22:02 Cyanotetyphas
 
Steams been cracking down on lately. You can't flip trading cards anymore, when you buy them from the market you have to hold them for a week.  
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News Comments > Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Revealed
1. Re: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Revealed Apr 7, 2015, 18:27 Cyanotetyphas
 
I SPECIFICALLY ASKED FOR THIS  
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News Comments > Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain Rises
8. Re: Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain Rises Apr 3, 2015, 19:08 Cyanotetyphas
 
Apparently the reward for the first wing is being considered one of the best legendaries in the game right now, so there's that.

If you burn through them on normal, the Heroic versions are incredible challenging. It took me two weeks to get through Goethe in Nax.

 
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News Comments > Saturday Consolidation
2. Re: Saturday Consolidation Mar 28, 2015, 15:49 Cyanotetyphas
 
Actually it had split screen on PS3 so this was actually a downgrade if you can believe it.  
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News Comments > Seven Dragon Saga Kickstarter Postponed
10. Re: Seven Dragon Saga Kickstarter Postponed Mar 25, 2015, 15:32 Cyanotetyphas
 
Hey 100,000 is a lot of money. The tech demo looked like a knock off mobile game.

Anyway I think they have a good attitude. They know why it didn't work and they'll try better next time.
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
1. Re: Game Reviews Mar 25, 2015, 15:29 Cyanotetyphas
 
So how is Bloodborne?  
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News Comments > etc.
10. Re: etc. Mar 25, 2015, 15:23 Cyanotetyphas
 
Verno wrote on Mar 25, 2015, 14:23:
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Julio wrote on Mar 25, 2015, 10:51:
Arcades were fantastic in the pre-1995 era. Sadly not as useful anymore due to not delivering enough value per dollar as consoles became better.

Kind of like movie theaters vs. your home theater set up.

I don't know, I actually still enjoy the theater and chicks love going out to the show so

I love my setup at home but it doesn't beat seeing something at the IMAX or just going out with another couple to shake up the routine.

Even though you go out to the show to be quiet and watch something it still feels like a social experience for some reason, usually because there is other activities that accompany it like dinner and drinks. Whereas with arcades I was always so engrossed in the games I rarely did anything else.

Not to mention the total darkness, lack of neighbors to piss off, and the lack of interruptions. At home you wouldn't think anything of taking a piss or getting up to check something but in a theatre you stay riveted.

I think arcades actually had the reverse issue- the atmosphere was always kind of grimy, like a casino. It doesn't help that the cabinets were generally stuffed into alcoves. The most popular arcades I've seen in recent years were plugged into the fighting game scene, people were there for that atmosphere.
 
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News Comments > Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain Pre-Purchase Bonus
4. Re: Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain Pre-Purchase Bonus Mar 20, 2015, 21:33 Cyanotetyphas
 
Pigeon wrote on Mar 20, 2015, 21:17:
Cyanotetyphas wrote on Mar 20, 2015, 20:50:
Ah that's too bad pretty cool card back.

If you follow that link and look on the right they have a couple previews for about 6 cards from the set, which is neat.

Just started playing this, addictive game, if not frustrating when you're going F2P.

I kind of eased into it by not playing pvp very much, instead trying to get all the free gold you can out of doing the PvE stuff. I wouldn't bother with ranked til you bulk up the collection a bit, although getting to rank 20 isn't hard if you really want the card back.

Here's the most helpful thing I would guess - You can swap one quest a day. So you can get rid of the ones that require wins or at least line them all up on one class and do them at once.
 
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News Comments > New METAL GEAR SOLID Game Plans
13. Re: New METAL GEAR SOLID Game Plans Mar 20, 2015, 21:05 Cyanotetyphas
 
Regardless of Kojima's quality (I always like the quirk), this sudden brand managment by Konami seems really petty in the wake of what is obviously some kind of spat. This reminds me of all the rooster crowing when Infinity Ward broke up.  
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News Comments > Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain Pre-Purchase Bonus
2. Re: Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain Pre-Purchase Bonus Mar 20, 2015, 20:50 Cyanotetyphas
 
Ah that's too bad pretty cool card back.

If you follow that link and look on the right they have a couple previews for about 6 cards from the set, which is neat.
 
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