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Nickname Graham
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Description Don't hate the game. Hate the hater.
Homepage http://spacecaptainisawesome.ca
Signed On Apr 4, 2009, 18:55
Total Comments 160 (Novice)
User ID 54873
 
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
5. Re: Morning Interviews Sep 26, 2013, 19:29 Graham
 
Creston wrote on Sep 26, 2013, 14:22:
Because publishers are creatively dead pieces of bean-counting shit?

Now that's a little unfair isn't it?

Wait... it's not. Uh... carry on.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Hits $18M - $20M Goal is Planetary FPS Combat
43. Re: Star Citizen Hits $18M - $20M Goal is Planetary FPS Combat Sep 7, 2013, 16:42 Graham
 
They've hit their deliverables so far (including physical deliveries for things like membership cards). I get being skeptical, but I'm feeling comfortable with what they've promised.

Ain't no problem doubting it, but I'm curious what folks who are doubting will say if it does turn out to be everything advertised (and on-time!). It's a big if, but it's always interesting the opinions of former naysayers after a success. Shadowrun Returns was touted as a game that would never make it by some, and yet it's out and it's fun.

/shrug maybe kickstarting IS the future for indie games. And let's face it... an $18 million dollar indie game is a new beast on the market.
 
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News Comments > WildStar Announces Subscriptions or Play to Pay
5. Re: WildStar Announces Subscriptions or Play to Pay Aug 19, 2013, 23:55 Graham
 
Cutter wrote on Aug 19, 2013, 22:39:
Yeah, this'll last all of a month.
This seems overly optimistic.
 
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News Comments > Space Hulk Preorders
14. Re: Space Hulk Preorders Jul 27, 2013, 22:44 Graham
 
Well someone had to buy it, so I've gone ahead and picked a copy up. Fencesitters: I'll let you know when the game launches as to whether you should continue to sit or hop.

It's funny, but I just can't see co-op being the feature that makes or breaks a $30 game based on Space Hulk to me. Maybe I like things too much...
 
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News Comments > Neverwinter Free & Premium Content Next Month
16. Re: Neverwinter Free & Premium Content Next Month Jul 16, 2013, 18:09 Graham
 
Cutter wrote on Jul 16, 2013, 11:55:
Gonna price themselves right out of business.

Going to? Already have. Their microtransactions have nothing micro about them. $20 is the baseline for anything useful.

I'm playing but I'm not buying. A more modest approach to microtransactions would have changed that drastically; I LIKE to support games I enjoy, but I'm not paying $20 for a digital horse.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
16. Re: Morning Consolidation Jul 15, 2013, 13:06 Graham
 
Creston wrote on Jul 15, 2013, 11:22:
BackscrabbleSoft

Please stop. It's not even remotely witty and detracts from your otherwise valid argument.
 
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News Comments > Dota 2 Rollout Details
31. Re: Dota 2 Rollout Details Jul 10, 2013, 18:41 Graham
 
This thread seems to consist of two types of replies:

"I play Dota and it's fun!"

"I don't play Dota and don't understand people who do. It's boring and for stupids."

I know which one I'm more inclined to believe.
 
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News Comments > Volition Blessing Saints Row Mod Support
24. Re: Volition Blessing Saints Row Mod Support Jun 15, 2013, 23:10 Graham
 
Cutter wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 21:47:
Graham wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 21:41:
Cutter wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 19:05:
ATis cool of them, but seems a little late at this stage of the game doesn't it? Let's face it, visually speaking it's looking a little long in the tooth.

Finding the negative in something uniformly positive? Blue out of ten!

And they didn't do this years ago, why? How is making a salient observation negative. Valve's never had problems doing this stuff from the get-go. Same with other companies. Hell, most of the KS' stuff we're seeing today are coming with editors and mod support from the get-go. I said it was a positive, just a little late in the game for it. Yet, you make it out to be a negative. That's your impression of it, so it says a lot more about you than me.

Chill out, Cutter. I'm just fucking with you. You're way too defensive dude, you should try some video games to blow off some steam.
 
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News Comments > Volition Blessing Saints Row Mod Support
20. Re: Volition Blessing Saints Row Mod Support Jun 15, 2013, 21:41 Graham
 
Cutter wrote on Jun 15, 2013, 19:05:
ATis cool of them, but seems a little late at this stage of the game doesn't it? Let's face it, visually speaking it's looking a little long in the tooth.

Finding the negative in something uniformly positive? Blue out of ten!
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
5. Re: Morning Mobilization May 29, 2013, 12:59 Graham
 
ITT: Gamers who don't pay attention to tech trends in general, with opinions that don't reflect the reality of actually doing business and being beholden to shareholders.  
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News Comments > Scrolls Beta Content Clarified
6. Re: Scrolls Beta Content Clarified May 29, 2013, 12:58 Graham
 
> Itís like that other game, the one with the Creepers.

Yeah, somehow I don't think so.
 
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News Comments > 1666 "Suspended"
10. Re: 1666 May 16, 2013, 18:12 Graham
 
Cutter wrote on May 15, 2013, 23:47:
Graham wrote on May 15, 2013, 20:07:
Hey Ubisoft,

I wrote a novel called 1666. Call me, I have a plot that's ready-made for this; the damned thing started as an idea for a survival horror game.

Is it good, Graham?

It's an alternate history where the great fire of London was actually caused by an occult event, spurred by a hidden power that can only be fought by the assembled talents of a Medieval A-Team.

My mother thinks it's brilliant.
 
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News Comments > 1666 "Suspended"
2. Re: 1666 May 15, 2013, 20:07 Graham
 
Hey Ubisoft,

I wrote a novel called 1666. Call me, I have a plot that's ready-made for this; the damned thing started as an idea for a survival horror game.
 
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News Comments > Steam Trading Cards Beta
16. Re: Steam Trading Cards Beta May 15, 2013, 19:57 Graham
 
DOTA 2 is the only thing I play anymore.

I'm okay with this.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Turning One
38. Re: Diablo III Turning One May 14, 2013, 17:53 Graham
 
I should have known how bad it was going to get when they killed off Deckard Cain in the first act. I didn't realize quite how bad it was going to get until the final fight, mind you.

After getting to Act 3 inferno and hitting a wall it started to set in: I'd taken time off work for less than nothing.

On the upside, I got a kitten that week, and it's his one year anniversary of living with me. Little man is getting himself a fishcake in the shape of Jay Wilson - blob-like, with no heart.
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
4. Re: Morning Mobilization May 7, 2013, 11:32 Graham
 
I create scripts, creative briefs, and notes on an iPad mini daily.

I wrote half a novel on one (my first novel is called 1666, you can find it on Amazon).

Bill ain't right here. Pages is always in the top 10 paid apps for iPad. Looks like he's trying to acquire a reality distortion field of his own.``````
 
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News Comments > Steam and DRM-Free Shadowrun Returns in June
30. Re: Steam and DRM-Free Shadowrun Returns in June Apr 10, 2013, 13:23 Graham
 
Jerykk wrote on Apr 10, 2013, 12:45:
How does a combat system even work without hitpoints?

"You have been cut to the quick, your honour has been bismirched and you have a bruise on your cheek."

"I pick up the glove and return the slap, calling him a dandy."
 
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News Comments > Counter-Strike Global Offensive Adding Paid Community Support?
2. Re: Counter-Strike Global Offensive Adding Paid Community Support? Mar 21, 2013, 20:52 Graham
 
Valve does a ridiculously good job of putting cash into the hands of people who make things. I bought the map support pack in TF because, shit, the fun I've had on those maps? They deserve the cash.  
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News Comments > Shadowrun Returns Alpha Gameplay Trailer
16. Re: Shadowrun Returns Alpha Gameplay Trailer Mar 8, 2013, 15:40 Graham
 
Creston wrote on Mar 8, 2013, 12:39:
Wooooooooooooooooooo... *deep breath* ooooooooooooooooooooT!

Creston

I couldn't agree more. I got an email from the team through Kickstarter giving people the opportunity to bump their pledge up. I'm gonna send them another $150 this afternoon to voice how pleased I am.
 
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News Comments > Destiny Announced for Consoles
9. Re: Destiny Announced for Consoles Feb 17, 2013, 19:21 Graham
 
ITT: none of the millions of people who will buy, play, or enjoy Destiny.

It sucks that PC isn't the lead platform for this, but he's right in that Halo did kick off the era of the console FPS. Many of the things that we, as PC gamers, hate stem are listed as bullet points in that paragraph above.

But you must admit that it made them rich, and has helped to put gaming into the living rooms of a hell of a lot of people across North America and Europe. We can get all neckbeardy about it, but it doesn't make him any less correct. The only really debatable part of the quote above is that "because no one wants to..." Now that one is definitely up for grabs.
 
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