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News Comments > Dwarfs - F2P Released
2. Re: Dwarfs - F2P Released Oct 19, 2012, 09:47 gilly775
 
Ozmodan wrote on Oct 19, 2012, 07:52:
I could never figure out why people would pay money for this game to start with. Looks like someone's college game project.

I bought it. It's fun and a pretty unique strategy game.
 
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News Comments > NBA 2K13 Sells Well
8. Re: NBA 2K13 Sells Well Oct 12, 2012, 16:49 gilly775
 
"We owe it to our great fans to continually improve our title - year in and year out - and thatís exactly what weíve done with NBA 2K13."

And it had nothing to do with Jay-Z's name sprinkled on the game or on the commercials eh? Yeah, ok.

I miss the old college football/basketball games that came out on the PC.
 
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News Comments > Blizzard's Pardo: Single-Player Games an "Endangered Species"
30. Re: Blizzard's Pardo: Single-Player Games an Oct 4, 2012, 00:23 gilly775
 
Yeah, because online only games are so stable right now and disconnects, lag, and lack of Internet availability EVERYWHERE are a thing of the past. What a f'ing moron!  
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News Comments > Morning Screenshots
5. Re: Morning Screenshots Sep 21, 2012, 14:20 gilly775
 
Mordecai Walfish wrote on Sep 21, 2012, 12:44:
Still waiting on "Parking Lot Construction Simulator 2012" or "Finding Bugs Under a Rock Simulator 2012" before I jump on the sim bandwagon.

What about this or this?
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
4. Re: Game Reviews Sep 15, 2012, 16:05 gilly775
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Sep 15, 2012, 15:52:
Review or Preview? Game isn't out until the 18th....

The one thing worth pointing out between the various platforms is how cool Borderlands 2 can look if you have an awesome PC. The PC version allows plenty of tweaks to draw distance, frame rate and more. It also allows Nvidia card users to turn on Physx options, which results in a hell of a lot more particles flying around, realistic liquid physics, and a greater sense of destructible environments. Ultimately I donít feel this is something console gamers will miss, but for those of you with great hardware itís an additional thing to enjoy. Just be warned: itís very, very resource intensive.

Ever hear of press review copies? I'm sure they got their hands on one of those.
 
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News Comments > New NVIDIA Drivers
10. Re: New NVIDIA Drivers Sep 13, 2012, 14:16 gilly775
 
So can anyone explain to me why some laptop manufacturers make you download drivers from them vs. NVidia's site even with their new mobile drivers? I think they are limiting their gaming GPUs by not updating their graphics drivers as often. That's why I like LaptopVideo2Go so much.  
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News Comments > XCOM: Enemy Unknown Panel Video
7. Re: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Panel Video Sep 13, 2012, 14:13 gilly775
 
SpectralMeat wrote on Sep 13, 2012, 14:06:
I did not watch the video yet I am still at work but what does Geoff Keighley doing there? Is he a game developer now or something?

He was MC'ing the session and introducing the panel.

I was reading people on the Desura Xenonauts page about this game destroying theirs. Maybe so, but, to me, Xenonauts plays more like the original X-Com than this one does, esp. when these guys mentioned that they dropped various things out of this game that were present in the original. I think Xenonauts will do fine.
 
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News Comments > Realms of Ancient War Next Month
4. Re: Realms of Ancient War Next Month Sep 12, 2012, 11:58 gilly775
 
Stanly Manly wrote on Sep 12, 2012, 10:53:
I get the feeling everyone is too busy with Diablo 3 to look at this game, but it looks quite good to me, and I have no interest in D3.

It'll be Torchlight 2 after next week.
 
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News Comments > First Steam Greenlight Selections
28. Re: First Steam Greenlight Selections Sep 11, 2012, 18:58 gilly775
 
That's awesome for Kenshi, Project Zomboid and Towns. I love those games!  
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News Comments > Torchlight 2 Next Month
52. Re: Torchlight 2 Next Month Aug 31, 2012, 23:17 gilly775
 
deqer wrote on Aug 31, 2012, 15:26:
To all the D3 people,

Why would you sink your time into something you don't own, when you could rather sink your time into something you do own such as TL2; and own it forever, and mod it, and do anything you want with it for as long as you want.

Back trolling again, eh? Just because you didn't like it, doesn't mean others don't. And yes, I picked this up on Steam as well weeks ago.
 
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News Comments > Fallen Enchantress Preorders Get Beta Access
9. Re: Fallen Enchantress Preorders Get Beta Access Aug 30, 2012, 08:47 gilly775
 
With all due respect, the game series has gotten better. Not perfect, but playable and quite fun to boot.  
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News Comments > SCHAR: Blue Shield Alliance for PC
2. Re: SCHAR: Blue Shield Alliance for PC Aug 29, 2012, 09:13 gilly775
 
Sounds like a Space Pirates and Zombies clone  
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Hearthfire Announced
13. Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Hearthfire Announced Aug 28, 2012, 14:31 gilly775
 
WTF is this????? If I wanted to play a game where I build my house, I'd play the Sims!

Bring on the death and destruction of Skyrim and other lands!!!!
 
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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Launches
19. Re: Guild Wars 2 Launches Aug 28, 2012, 11:02 gilly775
 
I was invited and tried the beta and I don't know. It didn't grip me initially like the first ones did. The camera angles were bad and too much was going on and just seemed confusing so I just gave up. With a revitalize Diablo 3, and Borderlands 2 and Torchlight 2 coming out soon, I probably wouldn't have time to stick with this.  
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News Comments > Sunday Previews
6. Re: Sunday Previews Aug 27, 2012, 09:10 gilly775
 
ASeven wrote on Aug 27, 2012, 07:29:
FalconerHG wrote on Aug 27, 2012, 05:32:
Hi ASeven,

I'm the author of the SC article and got to play it at Gamescom. I completely understand your concerns, but from what I've seen, the game is quite complete without DLC and the online part is actually quite a lot of fun. You can team up online with friends to build cities that complement each other, using a different focus for each city so you can specialize in what you want and still benefit from the specialization of your friend(s). It's really well done.

Of course EA - will - milk the DLC something fierce, but at this point, I think you can largely ignore it.

Problem is, I don't want to team up with friends, why would I? SimCity has always been an offline single player experience, why should I be forced to go online to play the game in a way I have not asked nor do not want?

Unless SC5 has a solid offline mode or rather, a solid single player mode without forcing us to go online I will not be touching this.

I had thought I read somewhere that the game was online only with no SP component, but that could have changed too.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
40. Re: Morning Tech Bits Aug 23, 2012, 16:52 gilly775
 
RailWizard wrote on Aug 23, 2012, 15:43:
It's a ThermalTake MEKA and guess what key it doesn't have on it...

CTRL-ESC works too
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
32. Re: Morning Tech Bits Aug 23, 2012, 15:33 gilly775
 
Verno wrote on Aug 23, 2012, 15:04:
gilly775 wrote on Aug 23, 2012, 14:57:
So don't use it. I go into the Start Screen to search, not to click on pretty looking tiles. While it does cater to tablets, it still is a functional OS that has allowed me to open items faster than searching for the same things in the Start Menu in 7.

You have to use it, that's the point and what is rubbing many people the wrong way. There are many ways to trigger Metro, you get bounced into it for everything from search to plugging in a second monitor to shutting down the machine. Microsoft went out of its way to prevent most forms of booting straight to the desktop. They even ripped out legacy Start code in an effort to prevent people avoiding its use then they tied it into many other areas of functionality.

I can understand people liking Metro but what I don't get is people who seem to think that others are whining because they don't like being bounced between two jarringly different interfaces. Having a tablet mode would not have been a difficult thing, Windows 7 already laid the ground work.

Ok, I'm speaking of the Start Screen and you are talking about Metro. I have no issues with Metro, it doesn't take that much to hit Windows key + I to power it down and I actually like the popups when you plug in a USB drive. If anything, it also helps those that can't see well.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
22. Re: Morning Tech Bits Aug 23, 2012, 14:59 gilly775
 
nin wrote on Aug 23, 2012, 13:47:
The problem is that people can't stand change.

You're right. So why does the company reinvent the wheel? So you can buy it again, every few years...


Exactly. What was wrong with good ol' Windows 3.1?

Oh yeah, cause everyone wants bigger, faster, more. And in order to do that, companies have to build new engines and then add on bigger, flashier graphics to make it look more appealing.

This is why I would stick with Linux if I can get all of my games to run on it flawlessly.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
21. Re: Morning Tech Bits Aug 23, 2012, 14:57 gilly775
 
Verno wrote on Aug 23, 2012, 14:46:
You are ignoring the fact that a Metro style shell for tablets is literally at odds by design with a desktop interface.

So don't use it. I go into the Start Screen to search, not to click on pretty looking tiles. While it does cater to tablets, it still is a functional OS that has allowed me to open items faster than searching for the same things in the Start Menu in 7.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Patch Notes Errata
14. Re: Diablo III Patch Notes Errata Aug 23, 2012, 14:54 gilly775
 
deqer wrote on Aug 23, 2012, 14:46:
Verno wrote on Aug 23, 2012, 14:33:
I'm not surprised with your response, because you're another victim as well just like this guy. You've spoken already about how you're revisiting/playing after these updates. So, I'm not surprised. And yes, by continuing to play, he is supporting the company.

Your inappropriate and misapplied use of the word victim aside, if he is having a good time and enjoying himself then there is no problem. It's his money, it's already spent which invalidates your entire argument and quite frankly it's none of your business. You aren't some special snowflake who gets to tell people what to play and how to spend their money. People like different things, grow up.

If you were in any way remotely objective or reasonable, you'd understand that Blizzard deserves criticism for their mistakes but they also deserve praise when they get something right.

Well, that's why I said he's pushing himself to continue playing it. He's telling himself to enjoy it because he spent $60 on it.

Blah, whatever.

Have fun being owned by blizzard and playing your single-player game online only, and only when Blizzard says so. Forever.

Where the hell do you get from my comment that I have to enjoy it because I spent $60 on it? Please.....find that line in my original post, cause even at age 37 I sure as hell ain't blind yet.
 
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