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Real Name James Hinkley   
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Signed On Jun 10, 2000, 12:18
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News Comments > Analyst Calls EA "Tarnished"
19. Re: meatforce Dec 2, 2006, 06:42 vacs
 
Coleco was out around what, 83-86 or something like that? Apple IIe was blazing all the way till 80-86! But, when Coleco Vision came out, EVERYTHING died! it wasn't because of Coleco, it was a swell unit, but people just got sick of games.

When the Coleco died, the best gaming computer came out. The first Atari ST was released 1985 and started a period with many excellent games. It was, like a previous posters said, a period of pure gaming bliss.

This period kept on till 1993 and still today in 2006 I sometimes get my old games out and play them in a emulator, just to remember myself of the great time. I certainly can't recall people getting sick of games after 1986 like you said. Must have been in your head.

 
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News Comments > Sam & Max: Episode Two Plans
3. No subject Nov 30, 2006, 12:59 vacs
 
Wow, the first episodic game serie which is in fact really released episodically!

 
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News Comments > Garry's Mod on Steam
6. Well, Nov 28, 2006, 01:43 vacs
 
I still remember the times when MODs created by the community for available for free... What have we come to?

 
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News Comments > Sunday Consolidation
3. PS3 flies off the shelves... Nov 12, 2006, 17:21 vacs
 
...because there are only a few ten thousands available and not because the console is so great.

 
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News Comments > Half-Life 2: Episode Two Delayed
40. Re: Bleh. Nov 11, 2006, 06:45 vacs
 
All of that may be true, but as a coding and graphic artist ig-no-ray-moose, I find that it makes great looking games. I like the way it looks. Isn't it all about the way it's used?

Yes, nice and shiny on the outside, fake and staged on the other side. Potekim would have proud of Valve if he still lived.

 
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News Comments > Half-Life 2: Episode Two Delayed
35. Re: Bleh. Nov 10, 2006, 18:52 vacs
 
The Source engine, partially thanks to HDR, has held up fine, I'll give that to Valve any day. I love that engine.

The whole Source engine is a deeply flawed, bug-ridden and obsolete engine. Every single game which builds on the Source engine proves it down to the core. There is so much wrong with Valve design that I'm wondering why any developer can be so foolish to choose the Source engine for its project.

Fortunately for Valve, the Source engine looks somewhat decent eventhough the engine was already outdated before it shipped, so some people might get fooled that the Source engine might be a nice engine. It's build around hacks and instead of fixing the fundamental wrong design decisions Valve took years ago, they are adding more buggy, unneeded stuff.

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News Comments > TrackMania: United Release Plans
6. Re: No subject Oct 28, 2006, 14:54 vacs
 
Its software whos only function kicks in when you run the title that uses it. Get the f*ck over it!

Good thing that you don't have the slightest clue how SF really works

 
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News Comments > Op Ed
1. No subject Oct 25, 2006, 12:00 vacs
 
Was Brett Thomans paid by Sony to write this article? There are so many mistakes in it and facts he didn't want to write about that I even don't know where to start criticizing his column.

 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
1. Wii Online Play IS Free Despite Sony Cl Oct 23, 2006, 19:22 vacs
 
Like if anyone would still believe anything from Sony, tststs

 
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News Comments > Vietcong 2 Fist Bravo Released
8. No subject Oct 16, 2006, 20:28 vacs
 
yeah, I read that but Fist Alpha also included singleplayer maps, hence my question.

 
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News Comments > Vietcong 2 Fist Bravo Released
6. No subject Oct 16, 2006, 17:47 vacs
 
Does this addon also offer singleplayer maps or is it multiplayer only?

 
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News Comments > Need for Speed: Carbon Movies
4. Re: Wingmen Oct 4, 2006, 23:13 vacs
 
I haven't seen any of the movies yet (kinda burned out on EA arcade racers), but it sounds like this is alot like Underground 1 and 2 (only played 2). Yes or No?

yes, NfS:C has been made by the same team which developped HP, U1 and U2. NfS:MW was a different team.

 
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News Comments > The Secret Files: Tunguska NA Date
1. No subject Oct 3, 2006, 22:44 vacs
 
Exciting and well-made old-school 2d adventure! I'm almost through the German version now and this game is giving me my needed adventure "fix" which is quite rare to get these days.

I can really recommend this game to any adventure gaming fan.

 
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News Comments > Steam Fix
23. Re: It's not THAT bad. Oct 3, 2006, 04:19 vacs
 
Mod makers selling their game for money! The Ship, Red Orchestra... both mods, now standalone games sold on the cheap. That's cool!

What exactly is so good about that? I though free mods were supposed to be free. Did I miss something?

 
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News Comments > Bitmap Remakes
13. No subject Sep 28, 2006, 06:01 vacs
 
yes, Gods and Xenon 1/2.

I'm hoping they will remake Xenon in 3D, this is a much better title for a 3d conversion.

 
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News Comments > Gold - Sam & Max Episode One
4. No subject Sep 25, 2006, 21:16 vacs
 
Sorry, I really liked Sam & Max Hit The Road but I will never buy this before I can playtest the game.

No demo, no buy

 
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News Comments > Counter-Strike Free Market
39. No subject Sep 24, 2006, 17:34 vacs
 
I don't care about this new pricing system, all of my servers already include the following line in their startup config files:

mp_dynamicpricing 0

 
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News Comments > In-Flight Games
2. No subject Sep 22, 2006, 07:49 vacs
 
What's a "stewertess"?

Anyway, I don't want the Sims on board, I would like to play games like CS:S during flight... against other passengers

So would be great!

 
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News Comments > Ubisoft Leaks - Far Cry 2 & More
25. No subject Sep 21, 2006, 16:55 vacs
 
Who cares about FarCry 2 or FEAR 2? I want Condemned 2 and quickly.

That was an intense, great-looking, atmospheric Silent Hill action clone on steroids, inspired by the movie Saw.

That last level and final showdown still amazes me when I think of it, wow

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News Comments > Broken Sword: The Angel of Death Ships in EU
5. Re: No subject Sep 14, 2006, 14:46 vacs
 
...then you will suffer even more this time..camera is horrible

agreed but the rest of the gaming aspect is just fine if not perfect for an adventure game. Great story, characters and puzzles. What do you want more?

I just started playing "Secret files: Tunguska" and it seems to be an excellent adventure game. Why are so many great adventure games released after the genre has been said as being dead (Longuest Journey, Grim Fandango, Syberia, Black Mirror, Still Life, Broken Sword) when no one apparently is buying them...


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