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Signed On Jan 31, 2009, 05:44
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News Comments > Space Marine Demo Next Week, Early Access Opportunities
1. Re: Space Marine Demo Next Week, Early Access Opportunities Aug 15, 2011, 11:26 007Bistromath
 
Well this is certainly an interesting way to structure a public beta. :V  
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News Comments > Eidos Montreal: Deus Ex: Invisible War a "Cautionary Tale"
14. Re: Eidos Montreal: Deus Ex: Invisible War a Aug 12, 2011, 13:55 007Bistromath
 
That's great news and all, but it'd be nice to have an answer to the important part of the question. Is it still canon?  
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News Comments > No Assassin's Creed Revelations PC Demo
11. Re: No Assassin's Creed Revelations PC Demo Aug 11, 2011, 08:54 007Bistromath
 
God I wish somebody would hire away Ubisoft's dev talent. Everything they turn out is gold, I can't just not buy it. But their management... jesus wept.  
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News Comments > Diablo III Will Require Persistent Connection, Feature Cash Auctions, and More
22. Re: Diablo III Will Require Persistent Connection, Feature Cash Auctions, and More Aug 1, 2011, 12:03 007Bistromath
 
Cutter wrote on Aug 1, 2011, 11:52:
There is ZERO need to be constantly connected. This is just another Acti-Bliz ploy to blahblahblah
With any other game, you'd have a point, but with Diablo II, it was more like "there is ZERO reason to make an offline character." Same deal here, only you don't have the option of doing something that had no purpose to begin with. Nothing to complain about.

Now, with Diablo II, there were alot of people who played offline or on private online systems so they could screw around with the mechanics of the game. It will be alot harder to do that with D3, but ultimately, somebody's going to figure out how to circumvent the lockdown pretty fast, and people will be able to do what they've always done.

Blizzard has done some stupid things since Activision bought them, but I wouldn't count this as part of that. They're just taking how things worked in Diablo II and making it more robust.
 
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News Comments > On BF3 Multiplayer
9. Re: On BF3 Multiplayer Jun 30, 2011, 18:05 007Bistromath
 
Did anybody else reading that automatically mentally replace "even more ways to play" with "even fewer servers worth playing on?"  
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News Comments > On Red Orchestra 2 Ranked Servers and Anti-Cheat Measures
36. Re: On Red Orchestra 2 Ranked Servers and Anti-Cheat Measures Jun 20, 2011, 06:48 007Bistromath
 
Overon wrote on Jun 20, 2011, 01:51:
Since computers are deterministic machines, there are reasons why this is happening to you. It's not magic and you should look into them.

Those are the words of somebody who has never had to debug a program or resolve a hardware issue more complex than improper seating, of that I am certain.
 
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News Comments > On Red Orchestra 2 Ranked Servers and Anti-Cheat Measures
15. Re: On Red Orchestra 2 Ranked Servers and Anti-Cheat Measures Jun 19, 2011, 17:54 007Bistromath
 
DangerDog wrote on Jun 19, 2011, 17:17:
As for it not doing anything though I do see people kicked from Bad Company 2 servers frequently for using hacks.
I've seen a bunch more not get kicked. People think PB works because it tells you when it does something. VAC does its job quietly, which I much prefer.
 
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News Comments > On Red Orchestra 2 Ranked Servers and Anti-Cheat Measures
4. Re: On Red Orchestra 2 Ranked Servers and Anti-Cheat Measures Jun 19, 2011, 16:46 007Bistromath
 
Sweet! I can finally choose between something that mostly works and is always polite, or something that barely works at all and frequently breaks my games! This is a bold move and I fully support it. Maybe by giving players the chance to compare them side by side, they will finally realize how completely goddamn stupid and useless Failbuster is.  
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News Comments > GameStop Honoring DNF Preorders
8. Re: GameStop Honoring DNF Preorders May 30, 2011, 18:19 007Bistromath
 
The key phrase here is "provided the customer has a receipt."

I'm pretty sure the only people who still have the receipt for a DNF pre-order from more than a year ago are the ones who framed it.
 
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News Comments > New Visceral IP Plans
1. Re: New Visceral IP Plans Mar 3, 2011, 12:51 007Bistromath
 
Where "multiple" means "two?" Why the hell are we supposed to care about this?  
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News Comments > No Dungeon Siege III Respecs
22. Re: No Dungeon Siege III Respecs Feb 28, 2011, 00:32 007Bistromath
 
Jerykk wrote on Feb 24, 2011, 15:31:
RPGs are about choice and consequence. If you choose to focus on certain stats over others, you must face the consequence of not being proficient in some areas. If you can respec, these consequences do not exist because you always just change your stats whenever needed.
Except that respeccing usually comes with some kind of significant cost which pretty well represents the research/acquisitions concept I was talking about. Don't forget that RP stands for Role Playing; having your choices artificially restricted is not a reasonable consequence. The total inability of a character in a system without respecs to occasionally change direction to adapt to new situations is largely a limitation of abstraction, not a desirable trait.
 
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News Comments > No Dungeon Siege III Respecs
13. Re: No Dungeon Siege III Respecs Feb 24, 2011, 13:34 007Bistromath
 
Jerykk wrote on Feb 24, 2011, 12:25:
I'm all for no respec. It defeats the whole point of character development if you can change your stats at any time.
You don't really know what character development is, do you? The idea that a character researching new topics in their field or buying new specialist equipment or whatever somehow harms the narrative is...

Well, I'm just thinking maybe you should get a copy of Urquhart's plaque.
 
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News Comments > No Dungeon Siege III Respecs
12. Re: No Dungeon Siege III Respecs Feb 24, 2011, 13:30 007Bistromath
 
The decision is stupid, but I find this guy's loopy defense of it much more interesting. Somebody give that dude a plaque that says "Great Communicator."  
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News Comments > Sniper: Ghost Warrior Sells a Million
8. Re: Sniper: Ghost Warrior Sells a Million Feb 17, 2011, 11:53 007Bistromath
 
JaguarUSF wrote on Feb 17, 2011, 11:30:
Sad that a game with no redeemable qualities sells so well, and so many awesome games never break even.
Its name is it's redeeming quality. If you don't think the word "sniper" can sell a million by itself, you don't know shooter kids very well.
 
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News Comments > More Raven Call of Duty Speculation
8. Re: More Raven Call of Duty Speculation Jan 5, 2011, 12:39 007Bistromath
 
If it's not Scottish Treyarch, it's crap.  
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News Comments > Next ARMA 2 DLC Next Month
2. Re: Next ARMA 2 DLC Next Month Oct 14, 2010, 11:53 007Bistromath
 
BLUESNEWS EXCLUSIVE!!!

The following is a leaked transcript of voiceover clips from Private Military Company.


TAKE OUT THAT... ENEMY... ASSHOLE... 30 METERS WEST.

HOSTILE... VILLAGE... SOUTH OF THE OIL RIG.

COMMANDEER THAT... CHILD'S BICYCLE... ON THE LEFT.

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News Comments > NVIDIA Beta Drivers
1. Re: NVIDIA Beta Derivers Oct 11, 2010, 20:40 007Bistromath
 
Derivers? Is that like raytracing?  
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News Comments > TF2 In-Game Store and Steam Wallet Launch
29. Re: TF2 In-Game Store and Steam Wallet Launch Sep 30, 2010, 19:38 007Bistromath
 
Huh. They actually managed to make this alot less offensive than I thought it would be.  
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News Comments > StarCraft II Patch Plans
9. Re: StarCraft II Patch Plans Sep 27, 2010, 08:23 007Bistromath
 
How does this game manage to have a serious "e-sport" community if it has no LAN capability?

Oh, right. People are stupid and will buy goddamn anything. *headsmack*
 
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News Comments > Tamte Calls Out Kotick on Indies
25. Re: Tamte Calls Out Kotick on Indies Sep 23, 2010, 20:46 007Bistromath
 
The hilarious thing here is that Tamte has basically screwed us all over with his misguided challenge. He's giving Kotick ideas: there is now a non-zero probability that he will make an online-only version of Black Ops available, and charge us a monthly for it in the process. He's been quoted several times as planning to do exactly that with this series, and Tamte has basically just stared him in the eyes and said "do it, faggot."  
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