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Signed On May 9, 2009, 19:33
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News Comments > Diablo III PTR Updated
26. Re: Diablo III PTR Updated Jan 23, 2013, 15:54 Beelzebud
 
Path of Exile has my interest. As long as it truly has no pay to win elements, it should be fun.  
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News Comments > Stick of Truth Sticking Point in THQ Sale
4. Re: Stick of Truth Sticking Point in THQ Sale Jan 22, 2013, 16:16 Beelzebud
 
I hope this doesn't mean Obsidian is the one getting screwed at the end of the day....  
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News Comments > EA: Possible All-Games Bans for Unreported SimCity Beta Bugs
35. Re: EA: Possible All-Games Bans for Unreported SimCity Beta Bugs Jan 20, 2013, 17:48 Beelzebud
 
A fine example of why EA gets no money from me. If I have to use Origin to play a game, that is just a game I simply never play. No game is essential.  
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News Comments > Rob Pardo on Jay Wilson and Diablo III
53. Re: Rob Pardo on Jay Wilson and Diablo III Jan 20, 2013, 14:24 Beelzebud
 
60 for the main game was enough for me. I simply will not spend another dime on the game. If they put out an expansion that "fixes" it, well good for the suckers that still give them money, because I'm done.  
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News Comments > Rob Pardo on Jay Wilson and Diablo III
9. Re: Rob Pardo on Jay Wilson and Diablo III Jan 19, 2013, 18:34 Beelzebud
 
Two things:

http://youtu.be/6DGNZnfKYnU

and

http://youtu.be/5NNOrp_83RU
 
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News Comments > Wildman Footage
7. Re: Wildman Footage Jan 18, 2013, 19:12 Beelzebud
 
From what I can tell they aren't 100% closed, but had to lay off a vast majority of the staff today.

Doesn't bode well for the kickstarter campaign, which isn't exactly setting the world on fire in what they're raising, in relation to their goal.

Hope for the best, and prepare for the worst.
 
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News Comments > Jay Wilson Leaving Diablo III
17. Re: Jay Wilson Leaving Diablo III Jan 17, 2013, 23:17 Beelzebud
 
Fuck that loser.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
15. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jan 17, 2013, 16:58 Beelzebud
 
Whoever decided that PC UI's should be the same as cell phone UI's needs to be ran out of town.  
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News Comments > Halo 2 PC Server Shutdown Next Month
15. Re: Halo 2 PC Server Shutdown Next Month Jan 17, 2013, 14:05 Beelzebud
 
Get ready for more of this in the upcoming years. With many developers not doing dedicated servers, this is the end result.

 
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News Comments > Civilization V One World Expansion Clues
5. Re: Civilization V One World Expansion Clues Jan 16, 2013, 14:14 Beelzebud
 
Gods and Kings should have been the game they shipped. It was really good.

I just hope that at some point they do Alpha Centauri II.
 
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News Comments > Bohemia Interactive Devs Make Bail
20. Re: Bohemia Interactive Devs Make Bail Jan 15, 2013, 18:11 Beelzebud
 
It will be amusing when the Czech Republic invades Greece next month.  
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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Sells 3 Million; Future Plans Outlined
9. Re: Guild Wars 2 Sells 3 Million; Future Plans Outlined Jan 15, 2013, 14:24 Beelzebud
 
I love how everyone in the thread raves about how great the game is, but everyone is "burnt out" or "taking a break" from it. That tells me that at the end of the day it's just another typical MMO treadmill.  
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News Comments > Half-Life 2: Return to Ravenholm Screenshots
7. Re: Half-Life 2: Return to Ravenholm Screenshots Jan 14, 2013, 22:10 Beelzebud
 
I wish Valve would at least give a status update as to what exactly is (or isn't) being worked on in regards to the HL series.

I know the cool kids all act like it's an outdated game that no one cares about anymore, but I personally am still eager for more.
 
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News Comments > Free StarCraft II Name Changes
7. Re: Free StarCraft II Name Changes Jan 13, 2013, 17:41 Beelzebud
 
Dev wrote on Jan 13, 2013, 17:36:
Cyanotetyphas wrote on Jan 13, 2013, 17:02:
Being in the MMO business trashed this company
Well that and activision.

Seriously, them giving up independence, and merging with Activision was when the downward trend really came on strong. Until then, they were a solid company. Now it's about how to maximize profit, at the expense of everything else. Just look at Diablo 3.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Metaverse
1. Re: Sunday Metaverse Jan 13, 2013, 13:54 Beelzebud
 
Funny how much can change in 2 years. 2 years ago many supposedly wise people were predicting that Zynga was "the future of PC gaming", and were proclaiming that gaming on a PC would forever be the domain of grandma playing Farmville on Facebook.

 
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
11. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Jan 11, 2013, 20:46 Beelzebud
 
It's easy to bash CliffyB, but what I think will be interesting is to see is what Epic does post-CliffyB. Say what you want about him, but he delivered successful games for Epic for nearly 20 years. When the Unreal games took a nosedive was when he stopped working on them. Frankly I think that's why PC gamers hate him, above all else.

Annoyances about his personality aside, I'm not sure Epic has anyone that can fill his shoes. They have some solid artists and level builders, but I don't see any great designers. It's like id Software without John Romero around.
 
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News Comments > PlanetSide 2 Patch Plans
12. Re: PlanetSide 2 Patch Plans Jan 9, 2013, 18:48 Beelzebud
 
AngelicPenguin wrote on Jan 9, 2013, 16:59:
Trevellian wrote on Jan 9, 2013, 16:06:
Gas Bandit wrote on Jan 9, 2013, 12:56:
Hope they do something about the game crashing every 1.5 hours on win XP. I rather like this game.


Hah, you're lucky the game even runs on XP. I don't blame them for not supporting it one bit. Quit being stubborn and upgrade to Win7 already.

That's like bringing gun control or religion into an argument. Neither of you will convince the other.

It's more like trying to talk to a creationist about the theory of evolution, actually. XP is 11 years old, ffs, there is no good reason to continue using it.
 
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News Comments > TERA Going Free-to-Play Next Month
5. Re: TERA Going Free-to-Play Next Month Jan 9, 2013, 14:16 Beelzebud
 
I really don't think the the monthly fee model is dead. The problem is that no one has been approaching it intelligently.

Is your game going to be a "wow-killer"? If you're asking that question, you're in it for the wrong reasons. Don't shoot for WoW.

Shoot for "the game is fun, fills a niche, and remains profitable because we didn't sink tens of millions into development".

MMOs before WoW were successful with a fraction of the player base, because they were designed intelligently, and not looked at like the goose that laid the golden egg.

Fill a niche, don't try to take over the world.
 
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News Comments > Half-Life Prototype Footage
7. Re: Half-Life Prototype Footage Jan 9, 2013, 14:13 Beelzebud
 
Am I the only one that wishes they'd release this demo just to play around in? I love seeing little pieces of gaming history like this.  
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News Comments > Steam Linux Stats - Linux Console This Year?
9. Re: More Big Picture Details Jan 6, 2013, 15:43 Beelzebud
 
HorrorScope wrote on Jan 6, 2013, 14:41:
Am I supposed to be excited by this? My guess is they are going to have some super wrapper that makes Win games run on their version of Unix?

They aren't going to be using Unix, because it would be costly to license the code. Linux was based on the fundamental concepts of Unix, but they have diverged greatly over the years.
 
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