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Homepage http://www.tacticalgamerz.com
Signed On Jul 9, 2009, 18:02
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News Comments > Notch on Psychonauts 2 "Hype"
50. Re: Notch on Psychonauts 2 Feb 18, 2012, 07:14 ^Drag0n^
 
Ruffiana wrote on Feb 18, 2012, 01:49:
^Drag0n^ wrote on Feb 17, 2012, 17:34:
Clarifying my comment from earlier...

By saying: "Color me crazy, but this guy seems to be the GameDev equivalent to Kim Kardashian, well, minus the porn."

I mean that the guy has been given far more attention than he can handle, and, unfortunately for him, he rubs off as a bit of a pompus ass.

I doubt highly that he is that way in person, but, whomever said he should talk to an image consultant earlier? Yeah, you're dead to rights on that one.

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PS: I imagine KK's vid got at least 5 million hits, so they really aren't all THAT far off from each other...

He's a guy, a gamer, who made a game that did really well. That's it. He's not a PR crafted celebrity spokesman, he's just a guy who does stuff and says stuff and shouldn't have to change the way he thinks or talks just because he's now got a large fan following. Why? Will society collapse if he doesn't get is act together? Will the impressionable kids start drinking and committing crimes?

With all the celebutards out there basking in the media eye, killing themselves with drugs or alchohol, snorting coke at parties, smoking crack, beating their girlfriends, being vulger, racist, demeaning towards women, perpetuating this terrible, terrible image of what "popular" means...people are going to get bent out of shape because this guy got a little fanboi about Psychonauts and commented about how cool it would be to take his unexpected wealth and helf fund a sequel?

Again, missing my point, and instead latching on to my tongue-in-cheek joke in the post-script...

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News Comments > Mass Effect 3 Demo for All
45. Re: Mass Effect 3 Demo for All Feb 17, 2012, 19:08 ^Drag0n^
 
DarkCntry wrote on Feb 17, 2012, 17:43:
^Drag0n^ wrote on Feb 17, 2012, 17:36:
How bad is the Consolitis?

How bad is the consolitis on a console-led game that started as an Xbox exclusive title...did you really ask that question?

Yes, I did. As many here have pointed out that Bioware ads PC-tailored UI to their PC ports. I'm wondering how good a job they did.

So, again, I'm asking, how bad is the Consolitis?

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News Comments > Mass Effect 3 Demo for All
42. Re: Mass Effect 3 Demo for All Feb 17, 2012, 17:36 ^Drag0n^
 
How bad is the Consolitis?  
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News Comments > Notch on Psychonauts 2 "Hype"
42. Re: Notch on Psychonauts 2 "Hype" Feb 17, 2012, 17:34 ^Drag0n^
 
Clarifying my comment from earlier...

By saying: "Color me crazy, but this guy seems to be the GameDev equivalent to Kim Kardashian, well, minus the porn."

I mean that the guy has been given far more attention than he can handle, and, unfortunately for him, he rubs off as a bit of a pompus ass.

I doubt highly that he is that way in person, but, whomever said he should talk to an image consultant earlier? Yeah, you're dead to rights on that one.

^D^

PS: I imagine KK's vid got at least 5 million hits, so they really aren't all THAT far off from each other...
 
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News Comments > Notch on Psychonauts 2 "Hype"
41. Re: Notch on Psychonauts 2 Feb 17, 2012, 17:29 ^Drag0n^
 
Kosumo wrote on Feb 17, 2012, 17:24:
LOL the Cutter

People who care what Notch says 10,000+

People who care what Cutter says 10 (+ or - 9)


Problem here (and always as been) is that gaming is full of fanbois who see something said and take it as gosspil! Look at the the whole L4D/L4D2 thing and such. Too many people hear what they want to hear without things being totally confrimed. (someone says "I'm thinking about doing X" next thing people are doing the "have you heard, they are doing X"

The whole kickstart thing is heading for tears I'd say already - thought it might have had a few years run of good luck before the shit came on. It's starting to smell already.

Also, I call shit every time someone say "I'll give them x dollars" yesterday it was $100 for wasteland 2 by Beamer (sight unseen, no names attached, today -

TAKE MY MONEY!!! ($5)
..........
Take my fucking money. ($15-$20 I'd be comfortable with)

I call total lies on people stating this.

JUST PAY THE FUCKING MONEY AND DON'T POST CLAIMS THAT YOU ARE/WILL.

STOP USING MATH IN SENTENCES!



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News Comments > Notch on Psychonauts 2 "Hype"
36. Re: Notch on Psychonauts 2 Feb 17, 2012, 16:56 ^Drag0n^
 
nin wrote on Feb 17, 2012, 16:45:
Anyone who likes Notch is squarely in the liking CliffyB, Derek Smart, Cliffski

Ok, now you're just totally talking out your ass.


Don't underestimate that as a skill. you could make tons of money off that as a carnie.

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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - PC Alan Wake
41. Re: Ships Ahoy - PC Alan Wake Feb 17, 2012, 16:54 ^Drag0n^
 
Jerykk wrote on Feb 17, 2012, 15:33:
Cloud support? For Skyrim? How does that work? You can have gigs worth of saves at any given time. I'm guessing they only upload your latest save to the cloud?

Wish I knew. all they gave for an announcement was a brief tweet stating that they pushed an update adding cloud savegame support.

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News Comments > Notch on Psychonauts 2 "Hype"
34. Re: Notch on Psychonauts 2 Feb 17, 2012, 16:40 ^Drag0n^
 
ViRGE wrote on Feb 17, 2012, 16:07:
^Drag0n^ wrote on Feb 17, 2012, 14:06:
Color me crazy, but this guy seems to be the GameDev equivalent to Kim Kardashian, well, minus the porn.
KK is famous for being famous. Notch is famous because he's an indie dev who made a fantastic game that's about to sell its 5 millionth copy. If you can't understand the difference then you have an extremely shallow view of the world.

I think you are totally missing my point.

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News Comments > Notch on Psychonauts 2 "Hype"
28. Re: Notch on Psychonauts 2 Feb 17, 2012, 15:55 ^Drag0n^
 
Verno wrote on Feb 17, 2012, 15:02:
CliffyB

ROTFL
 
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News Comments > 2012 BAFTA Nominees
16. Re: 2012 BAFTA Nominees Feb 17, 2012, 14:42 ^Drag0n^
 
Semi-related:

http://technabob.com/blog/2012/02/10/skyrim-canine-costumes/

LMAO.

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News Comments > Notch on Psychonauts 2 "Hype"
25. Re: Notch on Psychonauts 2 "Hype" Feb 17, 2012, 14:06 ^Drag0n^
 
Color me crazy, but this guy seems to be the GameDev equivalent to Kim Kardashian, well, minus the porn.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - PC Alan Wake
39. Re: Ships Ahoy - PC Alan Wake Feb 17, 2012, 13:52 ^Drag0n^
 
*YAWN*

So tired.

In news more people are bound to care about, there as a PC client upgrade for Skyrim that was pushed last night adding Cloud Support for Savegames. Beth Tweeded about it yesterday.

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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
19. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Feb 16, 2012, 18:49 ^Drag0n^
 
That would be just awesome if SOPA 86'd a President's electibility.

Oh, and WOW:

Obama made a similar request last year, asking for $3 million for six new hires.

Who the Hell gets PAID that much? Good Lord, and they say Wall Steet is corrupt. Even with 100% overhead cost per position, that's $250K/year.

W.
T.
F.
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News Comments > Free BF3 With Origin ME3 Preorders
20. Re: Free BF3 With Origin ME3 Preorders Feb 16, 2012, 18:40 ^Drag0n^
 
I'll just read the WIKI to see how the story ends.

No Steam, no sale.

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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
13. Re: Morning Tech Bits Feb 16, 2012, 17:46 ^Drag0n^
 
space captain wrote on Feb 16, 2012, 17:34:
wtf_man wrote on Feb 16, 2012, 15:34:
Technically, I don't think I can upgrade to Lion, even if I wanted to. I have a 2007 iMac... and I read somewhere something about Lion doesn't support the older Core 2 Duos. I'm pretty sure Mountain Lion will definitely out of reach. (Not that I care)

it supports all intel cpus, and you will need 2gb ram as well... it doesnt support PPC tho

i dont advise it.. 10.6 is still way better

I'll wait for OSX: Voltron Black Lion to come out.

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News Comments > 2012 BAFTA Nominees
15. Re: re: 2010 BAFTA Nominees Feb 16, 2012, 17:42 ^Drag0n^
 
Scottish Martial Arts wrote on Feb 16, 2012, 17:22:
Meh, no mention of DCS: A-10C so list doesn't count.

That game was just beautiful.

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News Comments > Far Cry 3 in September
29. Re: Far Cry 3 in September Feb 16, 2012, 17:09 ^Drag0n^
 
Seems very...visceral & I like the premise of the game, but that CGI faux gameplay clip tells me ZERO about if it will deliver.

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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
7. Re: Morning Tech Bits Feb 16, 2012, 15:20 ^Drag0n^
 
space captain wrote on Feb 16, 2012, 12:12:
mountain lion??? wtf, they havent even got all the bugs out of 10.7 yet.. also i thought it was supposed to be the last "cat" named release

Clearly you didn't get the memo. Damn things have nine lives...

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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
6. Re: Morning Tech Bits Feb 16, 2012, 15:18 ^Drag0n^
 
Bodolza wrote on Feb 16, 2012, 13:39:
...My knee has really been bothering me this week.

It was the arrow, wasn't it?

(oh come on, you HAD to see that coming...)

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News Comments > 2012 BAFTA Nominees
5. Re: 2012 BAFTA Nominees Feb 16, 2012, 13:41 ^Drag0n^
 
Despite its abysmal launch issues on the PC, I'm somewhat surprised that RAGE isn't on the artistic achievement list. When it's on a rig that can actually max out settings (3Gb VRAM hanging off each GPU), it looks better than anything else out there.

True, it's on less than 1% of the installed PC base, but it is out there...

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