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News Comments > Saturday Previews
4. Re: Saturday Previews Jun 10, 2012, 23:05 Slashman
 
RailWizard wrote on Jun 10, 2012, 09:52:
Prez wrote on Jun 9, 2012, 19:38:
Star Trek is a third-person co-op shooter game featuring the two main characters Captain James T. Kirk and Mr. Spock.

A shooter? Well, there have been other good Star Trek shooters (elite force was amazing), so maybe it will work. Though a shooter is not the first genre I think of when I hear about a Star Trek game.

Elite Force was definitely good. No 3rd person consolized shit there. Raven at it's peak was a thing of beauty.

This is so true. To this day, Elite Force 1 and 2 are a couple of my favourite shooters.

I always wanted them to make a sequel...but nothing ever happened. Not all that enthusiastic about a 3rd person shooter for this. Not that I mind 3rd person shooters, but I don't have a good feeling here.
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
3. Re: Game Reviews Jun 10, 2012, 20:42 Slashman
 
I too, am rather perplexed by the lack of news concerning Rebirth. I'm really looking forward to learning more about the game and hopefully seeing what combat will be like.

If you are playing Albion Prelude, I highly recommend the XRM mod. It really changes the game for the better and adds a bunch of interesting stuff(new ships, weapons, bases etc.)
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
2. Re: Morning Consolidation Jun 8, 2012, 14:59 Slashman
 
I wasn't aware that exclusivity was relevant to patches. PC got the other patches first. Even the ones that added new stuff, like ranged kill cams.  
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Dawnguard Details
11. Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Dawnguard Details Jun 8, 2012, 01:23 Slashman
 
1AngryGamer wrote on Jun 7, 2012, 23:05:
10-20 hours

So one day...

wow great

Yeah...if you sit and play nothing but Skyrim for 20 hours then sure. Just make sure to stock up on a sturdy diaper and snacks so you won't ever have to move from your chair.

20 hours is less than what most full games give you these days...so I'm not sure what there is to complain about.
 
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Dawnguard Details
5. Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Dawnguard Details Jun 7, 2012, 21:57 Slashman
 
Definitely looking worthwhile...so barring any unforeseen downsides, I'm going to grab it.  
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News Comments > Dark Souls PC Port Issues
40. Re: Dark Souls PC Port Issues Jun 7, 2012, 10:53 Slashman
 
StingingVelvet wrote on Jun 7, 2012, 10:22:
Verno wrote on Jun 7, 2012, 08:51:
StingingVelvet wrote on Jun 7, 2012, 03:50:
Because there are a lot of RPG fans like me who only game on PC, and could not play this game otherwise. I know people on here will rip this game a new asshole for basically being an emulated console game, but I would rather play the game than not.

Having actually played both games on the consoles, I think they're wonderful but not so good that you'd want a shitty port of them just for the sake of being able to play them. All of the port stuff sounds ominous, I'd caution people to wait until other users or a PC centric site like RPS reports in about the port quality.

Oh yeah, certainly not a day one buy with talk like this.

And there are levels. Something like Darksiders that has only a resolution option and really needs to be played with a controller is one thing, but no options, not real mouse support and FPS issues? That is really a new low for ports.

We shall see, but no matter what happens I am just saying I am happy I have the option to play the game in some form.

I beat Darksiders just fine with a mouse and keyboard. Didn't feel the need for a controller at all. I'm pretty good doing the combos and stuff too. It just requires mapping your keys sensibly.
 
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News Comments > John Carmack's VR Headset
14. Re: John Carmack's VR Headset Jun 7, 2012, 04:26 Slashman
 
J wrote on Jun 7, 2012, 02:52:
Shall I go and fetch my lawnmower, man?

Nice one!
 
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News Comments > Skyrim Dawnguard As Soon as Next Month
16. Re: Skyrim Dawnguard As Soon as Next Month Jun 6, 2012, 18:16 Slashman
 
That was a really pointless trailer for what I am pretty sure will be a really pointless game.  
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News Comments > Star Wars 1313 Trailers
25. Re: Star Wars 1313 Trailers Jun 5, 2012, 21:57 Slashman
 
Eirikrautha wrote on Jun 5, 2012, 20:11:
Sadly, I believe you are right. Whatever creativity there was at LA was long ago butt-raped by Jar Jar Binks...

I don't ever want you putting images like that in my head again. Do you hear me???!!!??
 
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News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic F2P Next Month
37. Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic F2P Next Month Jun 4, 2012, 23:39 Slashman
 
I'm just amazed that investors are still willing to put their cash behind WoW clones.

Even after failure on top of failure of any game to be a WoW competitor much less a WoW killer, something still makes people want to bet on a formula that has really only been successful for a single game for the past 8 years.

The Elder Scrolls MMO is another example of something doomed before it even starts. But they blindly charge forward expecting a different outcome by doing the exact same things that have been failing. You simply can't do it that way anymore.
 
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News Comments > LEGO: The Lord of the Rings Announced
19. Re: LEGO: The Lord of the Rings Announced Jun 3, 2012, 00:37 Slashman
 
What the hell is wrong with me? I'm agreeing with space captain!!!!  
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News Comments > Oil Rush Tower Defense Map Pack
4. Re: Oil Rush Tower Defense Map Pack May 31, 2012, 18:55 Slashman
 
From what I have read in other, more extensive reviews, it isn't supposed to be about microing groups of units like in C&C or Starcraft.

Its about deploying units to the correct points to defend and capture so that you stifle your enemy's economy, while taking over the important resource nodes on the map.

A platform will keep producing units until it reaches its cap or until it is taken over so it is more of a tower defense scenario than a straight RTS game.

I'll probably pick it up on sale at some point just to see how good it is.
 
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News Comments > Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition & Steamworks
10. Re: Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition & Steamworks May 31, 2012, 12:55 Slashman
 
Jerykk wrote on May 31, 2012, 12:38:
I don't really have high hopes for this port. Everything Namco has said thus far indicates that they have no idea what PC gamers want.

Whaaat? You mean we don't want pointless QTEs, Michael Bay moments and interfaces made for controllers??? What's wrong with you? (Note: Not necessarily talking about Dark Souls in particular because I don't know the game that well)
 
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim: Dawnguard Revealed
2. Re: The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim: Dawnguard Revealed May 31, 2012, 12:47 Slashman
 
Yeah I'm getting this...no doubt whatsoever.

 
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News Comments > CD Project RED's Cyberpunk RPG Announced
27. Re: CD Project RED's Cyberpunk RPG Announced May 31, 2012, 00:19 Slashman
 
Cutter wrote on May 30, 2012, 21:10:
Slashman wrote on May 30, 2012, 18:34:
Wait...didn't you say a while back that after the D3 insanity that you had lost faith in gaming and were considering fading out to a different hobby? Or was I thinking of someone else?

Overall that hasn't changed. Four games do not equate to an industry wide shift. The industry, as a whole, is still headed in the wrong direction IMO. So, it is refreshing that at least there are still some games coming out that can give old gamers like me a reason to be happy.

Well I'd like to think that where there is a void in the gaming industry, some developer will rise to fill it. It may not shift the entire industry...but I don't think it has to. As long as there are enough games like Torchlight and Grim Dawn, I'll gladly pass all the D3s by, for example.

Oh...there is also this one that looks interesting. They are offering a completely offline version too from what I understand.

 
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News Comments > CD Project RED's Cyberpunk RPG Announced
22. Re: CD Project RED's Cyberpunk RPG Announced May 30, 2012, 19:58 Slashman
 
Quboid wrote on May 30, 2012, 19:33:
Slashman wrote on May 30, 2012, 19:27:
Rea1One wrote on May 30, 2012, 18:55:
Don't like medieval crap so i've never gotten into Witcher but Cyberpunk I will buy.

Day one purchase!

The Witcher series isn't 'medieval crap'. It's actually one of the better RPG series out there, but don't let that stop you from talking without consulting your brain.

I'm pretty sure he wasn't saying The Witcher is crap, just that he doesn't like medieval settings. He didn't exactly exactly phrase it like a Shakespearean sonnet, but it's still a perfectly valid opinion. But don't let that stop you from insulting people who you fail to understand.

Phrasing isn't the problem. It's the implication that if it's 'medieval', then its crap. I don't particularly like point and click adventures, but I don't necessarily think they should all be classified as crap.

But hey, butt in where ever you like and tell people what they really mean to say. And even you are right, he still stated it in a way that made it seem like he was saying The Witcher series is crap by virtue of it being medieval.

 
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News Comments > CD Project RED's Cyberpunk RPG Announced
18. Re: CD Project RED's Cyberpunk RPG Announced May 30, 2012, 19:27 Slashman
 
Rea1One wrote on May 30, 2012, 18:55:
Don't like medieval crap so i've never gotten into Witcher but Cyberpunk I will buy.

Day one purchase!

The Witcher series isn't 'medieval crap'. It's actually one of the better RPG series out there, but don't let that stop you from talking without consulting your brain.
 
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News Comments > CD Project RED's Cyberpunk RPG Announced
14. Re: CD Project RED's Cyberpunk RPG Announced May 30, 2012, 18:34 Slashman
 
Cutter wrote on May 30, 2012, 17:46:
nin wrote on May 30, 2012, 15:35:
Man! First a decent DX sequel, then a Shadowrun game, and now this! Very excited!

Hells yeah! Coupled with the new old-school style CRPG for the Divinity series announced yesterday - and let's not forget Wasteland - 2013 looks like it's shaping up to be the best year in a very long time for CRPG vets.

Wait...didn't you say a while back that after the D3 insanity that you had lost faith in gaming and were considering fading out to a different hobby? Or was I thinking of someone else?
 
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News Comments > CD Projekt RED's RPG Tease
22. Re: CD Projekt RED's RPG Tease May 30, 2012, 10:26 Slashman
 
Kajetan wrote on May 30, 2012, 04:03:
Jerykk wrote on May 29, 2012, 23:54:
New Vegas isn't cyberpunk.
But there are no elves and orks

That's what I was thinking of when I said it.
 
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News Comments > CD Projekt RED's RPG Tease
17. Re: CD Projekt RED's RPG Tease May 29, 2012, 23:37 Slashman
 
Jerykk wrote on May 29, 2012, 23:12:
Dmitri_M wrote on May 29, 2012, 21:45:
A RPG free of the swords and sorcery mumbo jumbo? Please say it's so. I love anything cyberpunk. Take my money! (it'll be a first - most of these RPG developers have never earned a dime from me, I love RPG game mechanics just can't stand the early afternoon children's tv show storylines).

Deus Ex! And that's pretty much it. Well, I guess EYE could be considered an RPG... kinda. Shadowrun as well, though that came out a while ago. I'm surprised there haven't been more cyberpunk RPGs. It seems like such an appropriate setting. I guess publishers are still fearful of non-fantasy settings.

New Vegas doesn't count?
 
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