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Description More Luck Than Skill.
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Signed On Mar 31, 2009, 18:40
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
20. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 20, 2014, 22:47 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Fuck the NFL. I say this as a former huge fan of the NY Giants and the NFL in general for about 30 years.

They are so insanely greedy these days it makes me sick. Not only do we have billionaire owners getting cities to fund stadiums for them on false promises of increased business/revenue, we have players getting seriously injured or killed (more and more after their playing days are over it seems as well, via head trauma) then getting shoved out of the league, and now we have them making acts pay to play in the Superbowl. ROFL.

They make the music industry seem like saints in comparison, and they used to be the greediest fuckers alive.

On the plus side I will have more free time to catch up on my backlog of games, not watching the NFL anymore.

 
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News Comments > Into the Black
1. Re: Into the Black Aug 19, 2014, 18:42 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Wow, I'd say that guy is incredibly lucky, but if he'd really been lucky, that car wouldn't have merged left and we wouldn't have this video.
 
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News Comments > Divinia Chronicles: Relics of Gan-Ti
2. Re: Divinia Chronicles: Relics of Gan-Ti Aug 19, 2014, 13:09 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Think the studio is named "TeamMonkey" blue, not TeamMonley.

Also, this game looks terrible.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
8. Re: Into the Black Aug 19, 2014, 07:50 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
El Pit, you're falling into the common trap of judging a very large, diverse group of protestors by the actions of a few malcontents. Is everybody out in Ferguson peaceful? No. Are the vast majority? Yes.

Does any of the above give police the right to threaten to shoot members of the press or unarmed citizens? No, and that's the real problem. Regardless of what happened initially, the police response has been criminally insane.

Spend a few minutes looking up vice.tv or other videos from Ferguson, there are literally police officers in battle gear pointing rifles at reporters and threatening to kill them, when they aren't being bombarded by tear gas(al Jazeera camera crew).
 
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
1. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Aug 19, 2014, 07:44 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
10 million dollar prize pool? The article mentioned a slightly more modest 2 mil for League of Legends... are these MOBA games really that big now? For shame, humanity.
 
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News Comments > Pillars of Eternity Backer Beta Begins
15. Re: Pillars of Eternity Backer Beta Begins Aug 19, 2014, 07:42 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
grudgebearer wrote on Aug 19, 2014, 07:12:

There's just no tactics to it at all. Early on before explosives, since there are no formations your guys enter combat in a clump, first round you move them to cover or just crouch and set everyone to "ambush". The AI is pretty tard, so they always rush into your field of fire, so most battles end by the second third round as you decimate them the first round. You literally have 3 options in combat, crouch, attack, and ambush which is basically overwatch. Later on it get's even worse because you get grenades, and so does the enemy, which are completely overpowered in that they are 100% accurate and do about 100 damage which is instakill unless you are level 10+.

No feats, no aimed shots, no body part targeting, very little environmental destruction; it's just really boring.

Hrm, that sounds less than stellar. Is that the finalized combat, or have they announced plans for some improvements?


As far as PoE goes, I hope those beta testers wear the shit out of the game, find as many bugs as possible, so my full version release is as good and smooth as possible.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen at $50 Million; New Commercial
23. Re: Star Citizen at $50 Million; New Commercial Aug 16, 2014, 16:10 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Ah, this glorious, glorious scam continues to draw in more dollars. This will be an excellent case study some day, in some psychology program.

 
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News Comments > Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut Next Month
1. Re: Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director's Cut Next Month Aug 16, 2014, 12:03 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Hrm, what exactly do they consider the original release? Through Steam?

Is there some release AFTER the original that isn't the Director's Cut? I admit I didn't follow Shadowrun that closely, but since I finished Divinity:OS, I'm going to go back and finish it now.
 
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News Comments > The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt Trailers
22. Re: The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt Trailers Aug 14, 2014, 15:48 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Flatline wrote on Aug 14, 2014, 15:36:
Not only does this game look *fantastic*, but they're using the same engine for Cyberpunk.

Can you f*cking imagine what that's going to look like?


Don't jinx it!
 
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News Comments > The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt Trailers
10. Re: The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt Trailers Aug 14, 2014, 12:00 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Looks great, guess it's time to get around to actually finishing Witcher 1 and 2.

 
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News Comments > Obsidian's Pathfinder License
4. Re: Obsidian's Pathfinder License Aug 13, 2014, 13:33 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Creston wrote on Aug 13, 2014, 13:31:
Never heard of pathfinder, but I hope their CCG does well so they'll make a cool RPG with it.

It's pretty popular among the people I know who still do actual table top gaming, definitely the preferred ruleset compared to the last couple of D&D editions. Nerd Cred!
 
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News Comments > Obsidian's Pathfinder License
2. Re: Obsidian's Pathfinder License Aug 13, 2014, 13:19 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Pathfinder is an Open Game license ruleset, you may have run across a sci-fi adaptation of it somewhere.

Pathfinder vanilla.

That said, not too interested in their first game with this license, if it's really going to be a Tablet based card game, ugh.

Hopefully they are just getting their feet wet, and they'll make a real CRPG later.
 
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News Comments > First Diablo III Paragon 1000 Livestream
6. Re: First Diablo III Paragon 1000 Livestream Aug 12, 2014, 12:22 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Wow, here's hoping he still has the leg function to get up and stumble into a shower.

The game is really not anywhere near good enough to put those kind of hours in, damn.
 
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News Comments > The Killing Floor 2 Trailer
1. Re: The Killing Floor 2 Trailer Aug 12, 2014, 00:00 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Hrm, animations and graphics look pretty good. Some gameplay videos would be nice, but it seems like Tripwire definitely put some of that cash they've earned since KF1 to good use.
 
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News Comments > Dead Island 2 Gameplay Trailer
14. Re: Dead Island 2 Gameplay Trailer Aug 11, 2014, 23:57 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
The Half Elf wrote on Aug 11, 2014, 17:52:
Dead Island you know... that game that had that really fucking awesome CGI in reverse trailer that turned out to be nothing that cool, except jump kicking everything to death?
No way in hell I'm touching Dying Light until it gets some glowing reviews, and goes on a Steam Sale.

Well, I bought Dead Island on a steam sale, and definitely got my money's worth, jump kicking the entire population of planet earth (zombified) to death. I figure I'll get Dying Light on a $9.99 or less Steam sale also. And then Parkour Jump Kick millions of zombies to death.

Yes, they had the best CGI trailer ever, with about 1% relation to the actual game. Still, the game had some good points. It just got WAY to repetitive and enemies respawned WAY too fast.

 
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News Comments > Dead Island 2 Gameplay Trailer
7. Re: Dead Island 2 Gameplay Trailer Aug 11, 2014, 15:05 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
ItBurn wrote on Aug 11, 2014, 14:21:
What I like about zombie games is the dark atmosphere. This looks more like a comedy... I'm much more excited for Dying Light.

I don't mind the lighting, but Dying Light definitely looks more fun than this rehash by a different company.

I don't even get the point of this game, honestly. Anybody who really liked DI1 is going to be all over Dying Light, not DI2.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
1. Re: Steam Top 10 Aug 10, 2014, 11:45 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
What the holy horse shit?! Stop buying DayZ, humanity!

 
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News Comments > SSI Vets form TSI
33. Re: SSI Vets form TSI Aug 9, 2014, 16:17 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Fletch wrote on Aug 9, 2014, 02:42:
They only published it, but one of my favorites was Dark Legions. Loved that game.

Haha, I wasn't the only one to play and love Dark Legions!

I miss that game, although I suspect its gameplay wouldn't go over well for today's audiences without some substantial updates. At the very least a better method of equipping items on troops, etc.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 & Kingdoms of Amalur Free Trials
4. Re: Battlefield 4 & Kingdoms of Amalur Free Trials Aug 9, 2014, 15:07 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
On the subject of BF4, every server has been packed the past couple of days, either with fresh nubile victims, people harvesting those victims, and everywhere in between. I've had some pretty good games so far, statwise.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 & Kingdoms of Amalur Free Trials
2. Re: Battlefield 4 & Kingdoms of Amalur Free Trials Aug 8, 2014, 12:53 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Hump wrote on Aug 8, 2014, 10:14:
Being a RI resident I should be getting KoA for free.....

Being a RI resident, they should be paying YOU to play KoA.
 
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