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Signed On Jul 6, 2009, 19:17
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News Comments > Akaneiro: Demon Hunters Video; Beta Signups
3. Re: Akaneiro: Demon Hunters Video; Beta Signups Sep 11, 2012, 23:48 Trevellian
 
This looks awful. Why is it that everyone who was involved with id back in the hayday just seems like they don't know what the hell they're doing anymore. Are they really all that lost without each other or was the success of Doom and Quake just based on timing and a fluke. I don't want to think that way but since none of them have gone on to do anything great it's becoming depressing to think about.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
10. Re: Morning Consolidation Sep 6, 2012, 17:07 Trevellian
 
Julio wrote on Sep 6, 2012, 16:35:
avianflu wrote on Sep 6, 2012, 10:33:
seems like a bad idea to buy a first gen console of any brand.

Especially from Microsoft given their terrible product quality on the 360. I had two 360s that died within a year. Both my PS3s have had zero issues.

I had an original shipment PS3 (60gb, Emotion engine, the good shit) I had put a 250gb harddrive in it. It lasted from day 1, until a month ago, with seriously heavy usage as I have a large collection of Blu Rays and games. In the meantime. I went through 2 Xbox 360's myself, after the 2nd one died I refused to buy another. And I know a co worker who went through FOUR 360's, and is also still on his first PS3.

Microsoft's craftsmanship with their console was horrible.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
7. Re: Morning Consolidation Sep 6, 2012, 15:30 Trevellian
 
Am I supposed to be surprised that Microsoft is going to release another halfassed console that will have to be replaced 3 times by a majority of people who purchase it? It's easier to pad sales with the ones who are too lazy to call customer service that way.  
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News Comments > DOOM 3 BFG Edition: No PC DOOM/DOOM II Multiplayer
6. Re: DOOM 3 BFG Edition: No PC DOOM/DOOM II Multiplayer Sep 5, 2012, 11:15 Trevellian
 
Way to understand your target audience Carmack. You ignorant fuck. You've lost touch.

I'd rather play Doom or Doom 2 multiplayer than that heap of shit Doom 3 any day of the week. Good going bonehead.
 
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News Comments > Black Ops 2 Specs; No XP Support
9. Re: Black Ops 2 Specs; No XP Support Sep 4, 2012, 17:27 Trevellian
 
Flatline wrote on Sep 4, 2012, 16:25:
Even if this was a game I cared about I'd be fine with this. It's time to move on.

In that respect, it's also time to move on from 32-bit systems. I run, and my entire company runs, on win 7 64 bit now, and it's been a year or two and there hasn't been a single issue. I'm not sure *why* Windows 7 didn't come default as a 64-bit system in fact.

Couldn't tell you. I have run Win7 64 bit since Win7 was released. The whole time hearing people say how bad it was, yet I had no issues. Never made sense to me.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Nerf Warning
14. Re: Diablo III Nerf Warning Sep 2, 2012, 18:24 Trevellian
 
Dades wrote on Sep 2, 2012, 16:45:
It's pretty sad when GW2 is a better ARPG than Diablo is.

I haven't been able to stop playing Guild Wars 2 for a week now.
 
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News Comments > Natural Selection 2 Exosuit Reveal; Beta Access Ending
7. Re: Natural Selection 2 Exosuit Reveal; Beta Access Ending Aug 28, 2012, 14:31 Trevellian
 
I preordered it last christmas or the year before, I forget which. I did it because they were doing 2 Keys for 30 dollars or some shit.

Gave one to my buddy and our initial outing with it was poor. Laggy, barely ran, couldn't play half the time, typical beta.

It has DRASTICALLY improved over the course of the past year. Very playable. Very much like the original Natural Selection where if your commander sucks you're going to lose. Forces good teamwork. Engine looks and runs great now. We've played a few games here and there. Can't wait to see the finished product.
 
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News Comments > Sleeping Dogs Demo
8. Re: Sleeping Dogs Demo Aug 24, 2012, 08:50 Trevellian
 
nin wrote on Aug 23, 2012, 22:28:
Trevellian wrote on Aug 23, 2012, 22:20:
I think the H2H combat is great, reminiscent of Arkham Asylum/City. However once they gave me a gun I thought the gunplay was super clunky, didn't like it at all, wouldn't let me aim out of cover for some reason, feels consolized. I really wanted to like this game too.

While I'm not very far in the game (7 hours, but a lot of exploring and side missions), it's my understanding that guns are rare (other than a mission where I leaned out of a car to blow up motorcycles, I've seen one pistol and thats it). You can't buy then in the game, and if you run around with anything other than a concealed pistol (ie not drawn) the police will come after you. I hear there is more gunplay later on, but the primary focus is hand to hand combat. Guns are viewed as a disposable powerup.

Also, a gamepad is highly recommended.

After the first few hours of getting the hang of it, I'm really enjoying the game, a lot more than I thought I would.



If that is true and they are rare I may actually enjoy it. But for the few times you have to use a gun, after my experience using one in the demo you'd be hard pressed to get me to pay full price for the game to have to use a 360 controller to play it properly. That kind of laziness pisses me off.
 
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News Comments > Sleeping Dogs Demo
1. Re: Sleeping Dogs Demo Aug 23, 2012, 22:20 Trevellian
 
I think the H2H combat is great, reminiscent of Arkham Asylum/City. However once they gave me a gun I thought the gunplay was super clunky, didn't like it at all, wouldn't let me aim out of cover for some reason, feels consolized. I really wanted to like this game too.  
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News Comments > More on New Black Isle
16. Re: More on New Black Isle Aug 23, 2012, 14:18 Trevellian
 
Prez wrote on Aug 23, 2012, 14:10:
Trevellian wrote on Aug 23, 2012, 12:01:
This shit is fucking hilarious

"Sad" would have been more my word of choice...

Well it's obviously sad. But it's also hilarious that he thinks 1 single person is going to think it's the same Black Isle or buy anything it makes knowing the truth.
 
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News Comments > More on New Black Isle
11. Re: More on New Black Isle Aug 23, 2012, 12:01 Trevellian
 
This shit is fucking hilarious  
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News Comments > Jay Wilson Apologies for Diablo III Comment; Discusses Game's Future
25. Re: Jay Wilson Apologies for Diablo III Comment; Discusses Game's Future Aug 23, 2012, 00:11 Trevellian
 
shinchan0s wrote on Aug 22, 2012, 21:19:
loomy wrote on Aug 22, 2012, 21:03:
the diablo 3 design puts too much weight on the item system, and the item system isn't good enough to support so much of the game. it is pitiful actually that they launched a game incomplete, untested, broken and without knowing how to fix it.

He's like the director of the Total Recall remake - putting his own "vision" on an already pretty great thing which turns out to be doing the exact opposite of what made the original so great. Where do they find these guys?

No offense but Total Recall was an absolute fail example to use. As the original movie was the directors own "vision" based off of a novel and he turned it in to an utter crap Arnold movie. The NEW Total Recall is great and follows the original "vision" of the book pretty much spot on. The original movie was hardly "great"
 
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News Comments > Black Isle Studios Name Revived
27. Re: Black Isle Studios Name Revived Aug 22, 2012, 18:54 Trevellian
 
jdreyer wrote on Aug 22, 2012, 18:47:
Yakubs wrote on Aug 22, 2012, 16:21:
In the video game industry, history shows that past performance is not indicative of future performance. High profile examples include Richard Garriot, Warren Spector, Molyneux...

Whoa, whoa, WHOA. Hold on there a sec. Molyneux has recently given us one of the greatest RPGs ever made in the history of gaming: Fable III. I dare you to name a better RPG. DARE YOU.

Skyrim
 
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News Comments > Steamships Ahoy - Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
11. Re: Steamships Ahoy - Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Aug 21, 2012, 14:39 Trevellian
 
Cutter wrote on Aug 21, 2012, 14:25:
I loved CS. However, I still won't buy this without a demo.

I was in Beta. It's meh. It's CS:Source with a little more shine, better scoreboards and the pausing kills like Team Fortress, a consolized purchase wheel and more weapons. Achievements like they said, a few alternate routes on some of the classic maps like Dust so that there aren't as many bottlenecks. It's nice but not 15 bucks for another Counterstrike Nice.
 
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News Comments > Ubisoft Uplay PC Launches
8. Re: Ubisoft Uplay PC Launches Aug 16, 2012, 16:38 Trevellian
 
I call absolute bullshit on 35 Million members on Uplay.

For one Uplay is absolute garbage and i was annoyed I had to have it installed to play Future Soldier or Conviction. Not to mention Ubisoft support is some of the absolute worst I have ever had to deal with when I had an issue with Conviction.

Fuck Ubisoft, Fuck Uplay. Absolutely unfortunate since I thought Watch Dogs looked amazing but I don't want that shit installed on my PC ever again.
 
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News Comments > Trine 2 Expansion Announced
5. Re: Trine 2 Expansion Announced Aug 16, 2012, 16:05 Trevellian
 
Sold.  
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News Comments > Nuclear Eclipse Online Kickstart
4. Re: Nuclear Eclipse Online Kickstart Aug 16, 2012, 01:07 Trevellian
 
It took them 2 years to make that pile of crap? What a joke.  
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News Comments > Half-Life 3 at gamescom Denied
23. Re: Half-Life 3 at gamescom Denied Aug 14, 2012, 13:36 Trevellian
 
Beamer wrote on Aug 14, 2012, 12:04:
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Aug 14, 2012, 11:59:
It would be tragically hilarious if they announced that they haven't worked on HL3 at all, this entire time. It wouldn't really surprise me either... they make a sick amount of money from the Steam platform, and nonsense like TF2 items, why would they tackle the comparatively enormous project of attempting to make a GREAT fps? Especially since the employees basically work on whatever project catches their interest that day?

Answer: they probably didn't.

Why would they?
Because working on something big and important is more fun than working on something less so? Yes, you burn out if it's all you do, and you like less high profile projects to take bigger risks on, but ultimately spectacle is a ton of fun. No one wants to do something that's just ok, people want to do something that's awesome and blows everyone's brains.

Really? Tell that to Activision, they're completely content doing nothing awesome year after year after year...
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
2. Re: Morning Consolidation Aug 14, 2012, 11:55 Trevellian
 
I originally backed this with enough to get the second controller due to excitement over an Open Source Console... but then like Verno said, it started to seem deceptive at times, too many questions unanswered. Pulled my backing and decided I'd let other people be the Guinea Pigs till I find out if it's another Phantom.  
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News Comments > XCOM: Enemy Unknown Multiplayer Support
10. Re: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Multiplayer Support Aug 10, 2012, 15:57 Trevellian
 
Beamer wrote on Aug 10, 2012, 15:51:
Fibrocyte wrote on Aug 10, 2012, 15:46:
Beamer wrote on Aug 10, 2012, 15:27:
The most popular cellphone games work like this.

Name five.

Words With Friends
Scramble With Friends
Hanging With Friends
Draw Something
Carcassonne
Worms 2
Scrabble
Dominion
Uniwar


I don't even have iOS or Android and I can name these off the top of my head.
There is also a Chess game that is turn based. I believe Strategry also has the same style Multiplayer (It's a Risk style game) unfortunately the actual Risk game does not.
 
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