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Homepage http://www.tacticalgamerz.com
Signed On Jul 9, 2009, 18:02
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News Comments > Deus Ex: Human Revolution: The Missing Link Next Week; Price Details
29. Re: Deus Ex: Human Revolution: The Missing Link Next Week; Price Details Oct 14, 2011, 00:09 ^Drag0n^
 
Creston wrote on Oct 13, 2011, 23:12:
I need something to tide me over 'till Skyrim, so this should fit the bill nicely.

$15... They're sure tempting their fucking built-up Goodwill there, but I enjoyed the original so much (and it was such great value for money) that I'll give them the extra 15.

Creston

Dunno...I may hold out for the december sales. I have Metro2033, and haven't played it yet, so maybe that can hold me out 'till Skyrim. I heard that 2033 was pretty steep on the hardware, though(?)
 
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News Comments > Deus Ex: Human Revolution: The Missing Link Next Week; Price Details
28. Re: Deus Ex: Human Revolution: The Missing Link Next Week; Price Details Oct 14, 2011, 00:05 ^Drag0n^
 
agreed. I think the endings would have meant more had the choiced you made in the way you played became the equation that determined which of the four endings you received.

Pushing 4 different buttons after a quicksave to garner the corresponding achievement? Kinda lame.
 
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News Comments > More Sony Hacking
10. Re: More Sony Hacking Oct 12, 2011, 13:36 ^Drag0n^
 
Got to back up Blue here. Brute force hacking of passwords is the oldest hack out there. The "Social Engineering" aspect is a more recent slant on it, which is not only surprisingly effective, but also the subject of a contest at BlackHat/WhiteHat each year where participants compete by cold-calling someone and obtaining a list of key information to win (user ID, antivirus type, email login, etc...)

Large scale use of this method is definitely an attack on Sony, not just the individual users.
 
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News Comments > Dragon Age II Web Series Begins
3. Re: Dragon Age II Web Series Begins Oct 11, 2011, 18:47 ^Drag0n^
 
mmmmm'kay.  
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Map
38. Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Map Oct 11, 2011, 18:11 ^Drag0n^
 
Creston: Check it out.

 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Duke Nukem Forever: Hail to the Icons
17. Re: Ships Ahoy - Duke Nukem Forever: Hail to the Icons Oct 11, 2011, 17:38 ^Drag0n^
 
I'm waiting for Choplifter!HD and Trine2. Those should be money well spent.  
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News Comments > Steamships Ahoy - Orcs Must Die!
7. Re: Steamships Ahoy - Orcs Must Die! Oct 11, 2011, 16:50 ^Drag0n^
 
Oooo..DNF is 50% off on Steam....(waits for it...)  
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News Comments > Deus Ex: Human Revolution Soundtrack; The Missing Link Trailer
19. Re: Deus Ex: Human Revolution Soundtrack; The Missing Link Trailer Oct 11, 2011, 16:39 ^Drag0n^
 
That's the same track list that came with the Augmented Edition in the form of 12 MP3s...Has a bit of a Daft Punk (as in the TRON:Legacy Soundtrack) vibe to it.

(edited for spelling, clarification)

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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Map
37. Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Map Oct 11, 2011, 16:36 ^Drag0n^
 
Beamer wrote on Oct 11, 2011, 15:05:
It always amazes me that this is more or less the only thing Jerykk and I agree on.


Games can be RPG-lite so long as their focus isn't on the RPG aspect. RPG elements can make most genres a bit more fun. As it stands the best games tend to blur genres a bit.

I agree as well; most games (especially shooters) benefit from a little RPG baked in.
 
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Map
35. Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Map Oct 11, 2011, 14:59 ^Drag0n^
 
Creston wrote on Oct 11, 2011, 11:16:
InBlack wrote on Oct 11, 2011, 07:20:

CRPG - Character Role Playing Game - A game focused on meaningful choices that serve to develop your character in different and varied ways.


Eh, CRPG stands for Computer Role Playing Game.

You're both wrong:

CRPG - Crappy Role Playing Game: (n) CRaP-Gee; Refers to the line of RPGs of the post-console era that have been dumbed down such as to not suffer from lack of a keyboard, mouse, or other higher level input device.

But I still pre-ordered Skyrim.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Collector's Edition Revealed
8. Re: Diablo III Collector's Edition Revealed Oct 11, 2011, 13:22 ^Drag0n^
 
Nah, it coes with an empty wallet with a note attached that reads, "better get used to this."

 
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News Comments > Trine 2 "Unlimited Mode" Trailer
2. Re: Trine 2 Oct 11, 2011, 10:39 ^Drag0n^
 
Agreed. the first Trine was awesome, and though the playing curve went very steep suddenly in the last encounter, I enjoyed it immensely, probably because it reminded me of the Mac classic, Dark Castle.  
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News Comments > id On RAGE "Cluster!@#$" and Lead Platforms
246. Re: id On RAGE "Cluster!@#$" and Lead Platforms Oct 11, 2011, 03:22 ^Drag0n^
 
Oh, man. Seriously?

Ending was a bit of a letdown.

Total setup for DLC/Sequel.
 
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Map
11. Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Map Oct 11, 2011, 03:20 ^Drag0n^
 
Kythlyn wrote on Oct 11, 2011, 01:52:
This is just one part of a continent, afiak... the game just happens to take place in this corner of a much larger world.

Yep...not the eastern bordering land: "Morrowind".
 
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Map
7. Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Map Oct 10, 2011, 23:46 ^Drag0n^
 
I opted for the collectors edition this time around. Dunno why  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
23. Re: RE: Follow up Oct 10, 2011, 19:51 ^Drag0n^
 
Moore's law works. The A5 chip in the iPhone4S is running games equivalent to UT2004 in complexity right now.

My 35w Ion2 powered netbook runs Doom 3 faster than the rig I ran it on originally; and, in it's day, the video card alone cost almost twice as much as the entire netbook.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
20. Re: RE: Follow up Oct 10, 2011, 19:28 ^Drag0n^
 
I'd gladly give up my 1200w space heater of a PC for something with the same computing power that draws 4watts and is the size of half a brick of soap.

I mean, seriously?
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
18. Re: Apple's 1000 engineers Oct 10, 2011, 19:05 ^Drag0n^
 
Creston: You joke, man, but I'd be first in line for a house with real time digital monitoring of power, water, gas, and sewer.

For once you could see just how much it truly costs to give a shit

As for the whole Jobs thing (not aimed at you Cres; just a general comment): I still find it lowbrow to crap on a guy after death. Lots of people got into PCs because of him (Apple //e for me), and like or hate him, he did make technology accessible to people that normally would (should?) never be near a computer . I'm willing to bet a lot of our parents are on Macs because of the same reason mine are: I just can't handle running over to their house every time they get a trojan, infected jpeg, or some new phishing-deployed POS.

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News Comments > Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer Confirmed
46. Re: Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer Confirmed Oct 10, 2011, 18:24 ^Drag0n^
 
Creston wrote on Oct 10, 2011, 17:40:
eRe4s3r wrote on Oct 10, 2011, 17:24:
If you played ME1 and ME2, theres no way you could pass on ME3, it'd be like buying 4 books in the series, and not buying the final conclusion book 5 when its released.

I know. And EA is milking that knowledge for all it's fucking worth.

Creston

Oh, I'll get it. At the 2013 Steam Sale for $5.
 
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News Comments > RAGE Patched
92. Re: RAGE Patched Oct 10, 2011, 18:18 ^Drag0n^
 
Yup.  
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