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Signed On Aug 1, 2008, 12:28
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News Comments > Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues Early Access
17. Re: Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues Early Access Nov 25, 2014, 08:15 Slashman
 
So we have another Godus on our hands?  
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News Comments > Original Elite for Free
2. Re: Original Elite for Free Nov 24, 2014, 10:52 Slashman
 
Why the original and not some of their more recent sequels?

It's wire frame graphics for crying out loud. They could have done better than this.
 
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News Comments > Steam Autumn Sale This Week
8. Re: So many! Nov 23, 2014, 19:29 Slashman
 
Ant wrote on Nov 23, 2014, 18:56:
Where can I have free time and energy?

When you find out, tell the rest of us. Although seeing as how you're from the formicidae family, I won't hold my breath.
 
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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Goes "Gamma"
31. Re: Elite: Dangerous Goes Nov 23, 2014, 17:37 Slashman
 
BIGtrouble77 wrote on Nov 23, 2014, 17:13:
I just got kicked from the server for idling in a spaceport while I was doing commodities market research. Not please that happened in solo mode.

Seriously? You can't just stay logged in without doing anything? They kick you for that? You sure it wasn't something else?

I didn't think anyone could muddle a space sim as bad as Egosoft, but I'm wondering if I should reconsider that now.
 
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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Goes "Gamma"
10. Re: Elite: Dangerous Goes Nov 23, 2014, 12:52 Slashman
 
Ozmodan wrote on Nov 23, 2014, 12:17:
Gamma? Now they are making up build names LOL? Cute game, but nothing to be taken seriously. I love space games, but like Starpoint Gemini better than this one. I am very disappointed in what they made, nothing like Elite.

Weird because I played the original Elite for hours back in the day and ED seems very much like it. Albeit with better combat, graphics and additional activities. How is it not like Elite?
 
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News Comments > WARMACHINE: Tactics Full Release
14. Re: WARMACHINE: Tactics Full Release Nov 21, 2014, 17:10 Slashman
 
As was said earlier, faithful reproductions of table-top games on PC do not make happy gamers in most cases.

I agree 100% with the Space Hulk Ascension remake being much better than the tabletop copy that the first game was.

The moral is simple. If you like tabletop gaming, do tabletop gaming. If you want to play PC games, expect PC game mechanics that make for smoother and more intuitive play.

Tabletop gamers are not all going to turn into PC gamers and buy your reproduction game on PC. If they are who you made the game for, you're going to lose financially. That's obviously not the ideal situation for a game studio to shoot for.
 
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News Comments > Far Cry 4 Piracy Perspective
37. Re: Far Cry 4 Piracy Perspective Nov 19, 2014, 07:58 Slashman
 
Redmask wrote on Nov 19, 2014, 07:23:
You're not entitled to a demo of every product just because you want one. If the company wants to give you a demo, they will provide one. 'its a glorified expansion!' so why would you fucking pirate it then if its so worthless. Have an iota of fucking willpower and ignore their game if they don't do things like give you a demo, let reviewers talk about the game and take care of their products. It's like an even more pathetic version of a drug addict, constantly bitching about his dealer but always looking for the next hit.

I'm gonna have to +1 this...
 
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News Comments > Steamships Ahoy - Space Hulk: Ascension
8. Re: Steamships Ahoy - Space Hulk: Ascension Nov 13, 2014, 08:07 Slashman
 
I actually failed the freaking tutorial mission!!

Definitely woke me up because I thought my terminator was invincible.

I like this one a lot better than the original. Definitely going to give it some playtime.
 
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News Comments > Just Cause 3 Announced (Not F2P)
17. Re: Just Cause 3 Announced (Not F2P) Nov 12, 2014, 08:05 Slashman
 
Lorcin wrote on Nov 12, 2014, 00:48:
For me this is a B grade franchise looking for the hit to make it mainstream. GTA owns the game=art ground. Saint's Row owns the WTF are kidding territory. Even Far Cry is knuckling in as current king of the sorta serious, sorta funny genre of sandbox games.

They don't have the budget to compete with GTA and I doubt they have the balls to face off against Saint's Row/Far Cry.

I'm wondering if you even understand what Just Cause games are about.
 
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News Comments > Just Cause 3 Announced (Not F2P)
3. Re: Just Cause 3 Announced (Not F2P) Nov 11, 2014, 19:33 Slashman
 
MOAR DESTRUCTION!!!! Flamethrower Rifle

I actually hope they have flamethrowers this time...
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
19. Re: Steam Top 10 Nov 9, 2014, 19:51 Slashman
 
Prez wrote on Nov 9, 2014, 17:54:
You guys haven't tried Farming Simulator deathmatch yet? Noobs.

Waiting til I can powerlevel my crop duster to 40 before jumping in on that.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
7. Re: Steam Top 10 Nov 9, 2014, 13:22 Slashman
 
MY carrots is bigger n ur carrots!!

--133t F@rm3r Number1
 
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News Comments > Ubisoft vs. Steam?
62. Re: Ubisoft vs. Steam? Nov 7, 2014, 13:41 Slashman
 
jdreyer wrote on Nov 7, 2014, 13:33:
Rattlehead wrote on Nov 7, 2014, 11:06:
Pirate bay all the way.

Don't be a douchenozzle.

Is "douchenozzle" copyrighted? Can I use that too?

 
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News Comments > PC Valkyria Chronicles Includes DLC; Preorders Underway
8. Re: PC Valkyria Chronicles Includes DLC; Preorders Underway Oct 30, 2014, 16:41 Slashman
 
I watched the anime a while back and thought it was pretty decent.

Not sure how I feel about playing the game now. Hmmm...
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen at $59M
16. Re: Star Citizen at $59M Oct 29, 2014, 14:39 Slashman
 
Creston wrote on Oct 29, 2014, 14:32:
the FPS module isnít an asideÖ itís a fully featured game in and of itself

Great...? I know that when everyone was clamoring for more space games, what they all REALLY meant was "There aren't enough FPS games out there, we need them IN our space games too!"


I'm now officially giving you an internet. Even though you keep pissing me off in Defense Grid 2.
 
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News Comments > New Elite: Dangerous Beta
12. Re: New Elite: Dangerous Beta Oct 28, 2014, 22:27 Slashman
 
I need to know that offline play offers everything that online play does before I buy this.

I'm not really interested in Elite Multiplayer and being a slave to server lag.
 
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News Comments > Subnautica Earliest Access
21. Re: Subnautica Earliest Access Oct 27, 2014, 09:28 Slashman
 
I'm inclined to *gasp* agree with Cutter on this. Not simply about its worth for the price, but about why a dev studio would want the public in on the prototyping stage of the game.

This is the phase where developers are brainstorming and rapidly creating and discarding ideas and iterating the main thrust of the game.

This isn't a part that should even be funded by people let alone inviting them to get in on it.

They need to nail down what they want to do and do a proper kickstarter/indiegogo campaign.

Most people have a hard enouhg time grasping Early Access. I don't even want to know what headaches and misunderstandings pre-alpha access would bring.
 
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News Comments > Subnautica Earliest Access
16. Re: Subnautica Earliest Access Oct 26, 2014, 19:12 Slashman
 
If it's not at the early access stage, why not do a kickstarter for it? Or maybe an indiegogo?

Why would you even want the public in on this stage of pre-alpha development?
 
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News Comments > Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Released
24. Re: Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Released Oct 24, 2014, 15:06 Slashman
 
Fion wrote on Oct 24, 2014, 14:42:
Have you heard about the Long War mod? It's the most popular XCom: EU/EW mod that ups the difficulty, choices and really puts that classic feel into the game. I suggest you check it out.

I'm sorry, but beating EW on classic/ironman almost ended me. Why would I want to UP that difficulty?
 
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News Comments > Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Released
15. Re: Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Released Oct 24, 2014, 14:33 Slashman
 
Sticking to Endless Legend for now.  
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