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Homepage http://www.tacticalgamerz.com
Signed On Jul 9, 2009, 18:02
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News Comments > Skyrim IAAS Game of the Year
37. Re: Skyrim IAAS Game of the Year Feb 10, 2012, 19:54 ^Drag0n^
 
PropheT wrote on Feb 10, 2012, 19:00:
Yosemite Sam wrote on Feb 10, 2012, 18:42:
Like I said, this is considered normal and acceptable now. Funny how people jump to defend developers releasing buggy games. Yet I'm the bad guy because I expect to not have pay $60 to finish beta testing for them, something they used to have to pay people to do.

When have PC games ever been bug free releases? Daggerfall came out in what, 97? It had bugs in it like crazy, but it was still awesome. I remember it not even starting on my brother's system because he had a non-Intel processor.

Ultima VII had serious sound issues. Ultima IX they actually sent out new CD's to people who bought it because of game breaking bugs. The early games in the Jedi Knight series had a few serious bugs that I remember dealing with, and Jedi Academy had at least one game breaking bug. I could go on and on, but... this isn't a new issue.

Besides, Skyrim was playable out of the box just fine. There were issues that some people ran into, just like with other games, but it's not like they shipped a broken game and then got GOTY awards for it.


I'm backing PropheT up on this one. Once I found that my Antivirus (Threatfire) was borking up the game and shut it down, it ran flawlessly. The only crash I've had since then was when the 1.4 patch came out and SVSE was a little buggered. Went away with their .10 release. And a mod causing a problem is hardley the dev's fault.

Just my $0.02.

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News Comments > Skyrim IAAS Game of the Year
36. Re: Skyrim IAAS Game of the Year Feb 10, 2012, 19:49 ^Drag0n^
 
Bhruic wrote on Feb 10, 2012, 16:32:
The tragedy of Skyrim is in its potential. It's a great game as is, but they could have done a lot more with it, especially in the story department.

-> bilnk <- -> blink <-

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News Comments > Blizzard Sues Over DOTA TM
34. Re: Blizzard Sues Over DOTA TM Feb 10, 2012, 16:20 ^Drag0n^
 
I guess the, um, "alternate" meaning of the DotA acronym is holding up as well

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News Comments > Skyrim IAAS Game of the Year
16. Re: Skyrim IAAS Game of the Year Feb 10, 2012, 16:13 ^Drag0n^
 
Fibrocyte wrote on Feb 10, 2012, 10:22:
I guess they're just giving this award out to any game nowadays...

No, otherwise it would have gone to CoD.

This game, on the other hand, actually does not suck, and, unlike 90% of the other drivel coming out, has significant and substatial backing for the PC version of the game.

I'll back anyone that doesn't straight port, ship, and forget.

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News Comments > On Sale
5. Re: On Sale Feb 10, 2012, 00:46 ^Drag0n^
 
Rage at $15? That's less than Quake 3, Doom 3, and Wolfenstein, all of which are $19.99.

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News Comments > Portal 2 Mod for Skyrim
18. Re: Portal 2 Mod for Skyrim Feb 10, 2012, 00:03 ^Drag0n^
 
Just posting my $1.98 that I agree the sort / search options do need to be better otherwise people will miss a lot of good content. Neither Nexus or Workshop is perfect, but I do hope both improve with time. I do like NMM's updating and rollback features, as well as the fact that it gives you the option to update your mods or not. I like the direct integration of SWS within Steam and the game, but I am a little miffed that Valve, should they deem content inappropriate, can revoke and uninstall a mod without giving you an option to say "oh, no you don't... "

Lack of allowance of mature content is also a put-off, but get it.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
20. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 9, 2012, 14:12 ^Drag0n^
 
I kid you not, I saw an iPod dock built into a toilet paper roll holder at Fry's once.

Not kidding. Don't believe me? Check out PC Mag's 10 Totally Ridiculous Combo Gadgets article.

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News Comments > Skyrim Sizzle Reel
11. Re: Skyrim Sizzle Reel Feb 9, 2012, 13:04 ^Drag0n^
 
dheer wrote on Feb 9, 2012, 12:02:
Most of those ideas were great. The waystone portals and mounted combat were my favorites. I don't even use a horse anymore because it's a pain to get off to fight and then hop back on.

Agreed. Horses are so useless in the game at this point, I just hunt them like elk for food.

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News Comments > Skyrim Sizzle Reel
10. Re: Skyrim Sizzle Reel Feb 9, 2012, 13:02 ^Drag0n^
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Feb 9, 2012, 11:19:
Video is region blocked in germany ;/

That's because the german government says you can't handle violence. ...

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News Comments > Ghost Recon Online Beta Next Month; GRO & Future Soldier Trailers
1. Re: Ghost Recon Online Beta Next Month; GRO & Future Soldier Trailers Feb 9, 2012, 12:57 ^Drag0n^
 
Should come with a label on the front of the package:

"WARNING: Single Player Campaign may not work unless your are connected to the internet and our authentication servers are actually working."

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News Comments > Portal 2 Mod for Skyrim
8. Re: Portal 2 Mod for Skyrim Feb 9, 2012, 01:54 ^Drag0n^
 
Sepharo wrote on Feb 8, 2012, 22:39:
Bhruic wrote on Feb 8, 2012, 22:30:
Hmm, the description made it sound like you could get it as a companion or something, but the video makes it look like all it is is an inventory item. A rather useless inventory item as well. So I hope there's a little more to it than that.

Well it talks... and you can make it into a HAT!

edit: I guess the swearing punching Swede has a video too.

Well, I guess Valve got the "who can make the stupidest mod, " out of the way for us...

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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
5. Re: Evening Mobilization Feb 9, 2012, 00:41 ^Drag0n^
 
Tip: ALL of your cheap goods come from low paid, and, likely, exploited labor. So what is better? Not buying it and denying these people a job to support their families?

This is veiled politics, plain simple...an easy way to throw criticism at China in a way that makes you look like an asshole if you protest against it.

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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
2. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Feb 9, 2012, 00:14 ^Drag0n^
 
RIAA needs to STFU. They spend more money than god trying to buy votes through lobbyists. Tip: the government is of the people, by the people, and for the people... Not the effing RIAA.

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News Comments > Steam for Mobile Released
16. Re: Steam for Mobile Released Feb 9, 2012, 00:05 ^Drag0n^
 
Loving Steam Mobile... have it running on my iphone and Xoom, and both work great. Made my first purchase on it earlier (Oblivion)

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News Comments > Skyrim Hi-Rez Pack & Creation Kit
117. Re: Skyrim Hi-Rez Pack & Creation Kit Feb 8, 2012, 23:58 ^Drag0n^
 
Creston wrote on Feb 8, 2012, 23:38:
Holy shit. Did he get one made out of fucking concrete? My 46" plasma weighs like 40 odd pounds?

Creston

Maybe the engineers misunderstood what they meant by adding a ballast?

;-)

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News Comments > Skyrim Hi-Rez Pack & Creation Kit
112. Re: Skyrim Hi-Rez Pack & Creation Kit Feb 8, 2012, 18:23 ^Drag0n^
 
Thanks guys. I was unaware that the burn-in potential was no longer an issue, and that was the only thing steering me away, in all honesty.

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News Comments > Skyrim Hi-Rez Pack & Creation Kit
109. Re: Skyrim Hi-Rez Pack & Creation Kit Feb 8, 2012, 15:52 ^Drag0n^
 
Plasmas still running cheaper, in general?  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 8, 2012, 15:27 ^Drag0n^
 
Blue wrote on Feb 8, 2012, 11:12:
nin wrote on Feb 8, 2012, 11:05:
We have crews replacing the main gas line in our neighborhood. They're slowly making their way towards the house, and I'm worried what they'll be digging up, as there's flags/marker's everywhere.

If they dig up a Native American burial ground, remember... Don't go into the light! No wait, go into the light, yeah, that was it.

Nonononono!

Just make sure you're not in the house when it implodes into the singularity generated by the netherworld.

That's the important thing. Yeah. That, and don't eat that left-over steak.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 8, 2012, 15:22 ^Drag0n^
 
space captain wrote on Feb 8, 2012, 14:29:
Ratty wrote on Feb 8, 2012, 13:32:
Why do I feel oddly embarrassed when someone else's cell phone rings and I pull my own out of my pocket to check?

lets find out..

Ratty wrote on Feb 8, 2012, 13:32:
I feel a little like an idiot.

magic!

LMAO! Classic space captain.

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News Comments > Skyrim Hi-Rez Pack & Creation Kit
106. Re: Skyrim Hi-Rez Pack & Creation Kit Feb 8, 2012, 15:16 ^Drag0n^
 
Verno wrote on Feb 8, 2012, 14:33:
Hey agreed bro, that's one of the reasons my big ass TV is a plasma I had a FW900 for a looong time but it finally started going yellow and kicked the bucket 3-4 years ago. Once I got over the initial shock I found IPS LCDs to be a worthy replacement in most considerations.

Agreed.

On the TV side, I'm torn...did you notice recently that you can get a 60" Sharp Aquos Quattro for under a grand now at Worst Best Buy?

Daaaayum.

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