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Signed On Dec 10, 2009, 03:20
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News Comments > ROAM Kickstarter Ends Today
5. Re: ROAM Kickstarter Ends Today Feb 24, 2013, 12:07 gilly775
 
I donated and then retracted. I found War of the Overworld more enticing so decided on that one instead.  
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News Comments > Air Conflicts: Vietnam Announced
6. Re: Air Conflicts: Vietnam Announced Feb 20, 2013, 21:34 gilly775
 
Bumpy wrote on Feb 20, 2013, 19:48:
Meh. Give me Flight Simulator 2014 instead.

I'd rather have another Combat Flight Simulator.
 
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News Comments > Death, Inc. Prototype Demo
2. Re: Death, Inc. Prototype Demo Feb 19, 2013, 14:08 gilly775
 
Cutter wrote on Feb 19, 2013, 09:17:
"It's a Mr. Death, dear. He's here about the reaping."

Sounds interesting. Not $20 interesting for an unknown game but if it reviews well at release I'll grab it on sale.

Well, it is a Kickstarter game and most of those are unknown anyways...
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
5. Re: Game Reviews Feb 17, 2013, 00:09 gilly775
 
JohnBirshire wrote on Feb 16, 2013, 23:07:
This game looked like pure crap in every video I saw of it pre-release, this doesn't surprise me at all. The first 2 were fun, but the last 2 were garbage.

Which two are you talking about? Alien and Aliens on the Commodore 64?
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Impire
10. Re: Ships Ahoy - Impire Feb 15, 2013, 08:59 gilly775
 
I'd like to point out that the Eurogamer preview had the Devs mentioned this is nothing like DK. They said they pay homage to it, but the execution is totally different.

I for one like it. It reminds me of a cross between Evil Genius and the squad making abilities of Company of Heroes.
 
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News Comments > System Shock 2 on GOG.com
25. Re: System Shock 2 on GOG.com Feb 14, 2013, 16:38 gilly775
 
Drayth wrote on Feb 14, 2013, 15:44:
Only game to give me a true nightmare. Epic release, GOG.

It was for me until Undying came out. Nothing has topped that yet.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Omerta - City of Gangsters
8. Re: Ships Ahoy - Omerta - City of Gangsters Feb 12, 2013, 22:33 gilly775
 
finga wrote on Feb 12, 2013, 20:20:
This has been out since January 31st on Steam.

Yeah, but the article says retail stores.
 
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News Comments > Obsidian on Fallout: New Vegas 2 Prospects
11. Re: Obsidian on Fallout: New Vegas 2 Prospects Feb 12, 2013, 13:42 gilly775
 
Cutter wrote on Feb 12, 2013, 13:21:
Jivaro wrote on Feb 12, 2013, 12:06:
Fallout: San Francisco ?

They should do it somewhere exciting like Bismark South Dakota!!!

You mean Bismarck, North Dakota. Geez!!!!! /Lives about 30 miles east of the ND border in MN
 
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News Comments > Fallout 4 Tease?
34. Re: Fallout 4 Tease Jan 9, 2013, 13:41 gilly775
 
ItBurn wrote on Jan 9, 2013, 13:11:
Fuck how vampires work in Skyrim.

There's a mod out that fixes them, I believe.
 
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News Comments > Steam Stops Selling The War Z
20. Re: Steam Stops Selling The War Z Dec 19, 2012, 16:33 gilly775
 
So the second article under "outcry" mentioned the Devs blasting the hard core people. How is this any different than false advertising? Here are the descriptions of the game, nothing saying it was in beta, talking about a large world where it's currently just a small map. Face it War Z Devs: you screwed up.  
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News Comments > etc.
6. Re: etc. Dec 7, 2012, 13:52 gilly775
 
GW2? No thanks; game was shallow for me. My personal favs were XCom, BL2, FC3, and Torchlight 2. TL2 and XCom also get high marks for modding.  
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News Comments > Far Cry 3 Uplay Workaround
7. Re: Far Cry 3 Uplay Workaround Nov 30, 2012, 12:39 gilly775
 
Lol@workaround. There are plenty of other "workarounds."

Stupid DRM
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
26. Re: Morning Tech Bits Nov 29, 2012, 15:02 gilly775
 
Verno wrote on Nov 29, 2012, 14:04:
As nice as Linux is for compatibility, I am disappointed in the lack of drivers for my Hybrid Intel/Nvidia 650M chipset in it. I would hope it would run off of the Intel card, but it always runs off of the NVidia one.

Optimus support on Linux is pretty raw but IIRC someone did hack together a project for it, kinda went nuts then other people forked it. I sold my old Optimus laptop so I stopped following it. It did work, not sure about your specific chipset though.

Thanks, I'll check it out.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
20. Re: More Big Picture Details Nov 29, 2012, 13:57 gilly775
 
HorrorScope wrote on Nov 29, 2012, 12:50:
gilly775 wrote on Nov 29, 2012, 11:43:
Funny...I must be the guy that never has issues. Never had problems with Windows Me and gaming, never had problems with Windows Vista and gaming, and have not had any problems with Windows 8 and gaming
I have a nephew that just got the message, had it sink in, the kid was reformatting like a couple times per month, any issue he had he did that nearly first thing and usually it didn't fix it anyway.

It's funny you mention that because I was in college when Windows 95 came out and whenever my CD Rom icon disappeared, I'd reformat my computer. It wasn't until months after that a friend of mine showed me how to fix that problem. Ever since then I was a techie at heart and even work as a Systems Admin today.

My home ESX host has seen the same hardware for years now but I just upgraded to version 5 which is running just as nice as 4 did. I'm even trying to learn Linux more and one of our admins has been helping me with my dual boot Win 8/Kubuntu laptop to show me how to use Linux. As nice as Linux is for compatibility, I am disappointed in the lack of drivers for my Hybrid Intel/Nvidia 650M chipset in it. I would hope it would run off of the Intel card, but it always runs off of the NVidia one.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
8. Re: Morning Tech Bits Nov 29, 2012, 11:43 gilly775
 
Funny...I must be the guy that never has issues. Never had problems with Windows Me and gaming, never had problems with Windows Vista and gaming, and have not had any problems with Windows 8 and gaming (been using it since I got it off of Technet). I will say that I had my first frozen system issue last night Citrixed into my work PC and running Live TV in Media Center, but other than that, no issues with it. I love the revamped task manager, faster boot up times, and all-in-one file copy dialog. As far as the start screen, I actually learned to use my keyboard to search for things compared to Windows 7 and search. I'd say it's much fast to get your results in 8 compared to 7 from searching within the Start Screen.  
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News Comments > Gollop on X-COM Remake
26. Re: Gollop on X-COM Remake Nov 28, 2012, 16:20 gilly775
 
Did anyone read the title thinking Gollop was going to remake it? I sure did.  
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News Comments > Sunday Metaverse.
4. Re: Eradicating 'Reply All'. Nov 25, 2012, 17:44 gilly775
 
jdreyer wrote on Nov 25, 2012, 13:47:
Totally agree. Get rid of Reply All as a button next to Reply. The fix is simple: make it a checkbox or something that you have to check before clicking Reply. Done.

How about educating the workplace users? I don't feel sorry for the guy in the article; he should have paid attention. I use the button a lot for work but that's because Project Managers like to email multiple people on emails and we have to give status updates to everyone. People should be smart enough to know how and when to use Reply to All. But there is no way (at least in IT) that we could forcibly have it removed for my job.
 
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News Comments > Croteam on Windows 8 Issues
37. Re: Croteam on Windows 8 Issues Nov 17, 2012, 19:04 gilly775
 
deqer wrote on Nov 17, 2012, 18:52:
Looks like this could be the final push for people to start Linux.

If all game developers got that way, then that's fine by me. However, I really don't see that happening right away.
 
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News Comments > THQ in Default on Credit Line
33. Re: THQ in Default on Credit Line Nov 12, 2012, 19:41 gilly775
 
Prez wrote on Nov 12, 2012, 14:41:
nin wrote on Nov 12, 2012, 11:31:
Maybe someone else will pick up Saints Row. Our luck knowing it will be EA or Activision who will turn it into a giant piece of yearly shit.

I'm thinking Square Enix. They rescued the Sleeping Dogs devs and treated them right. And they did DX:HR.

Bonus points: they actually give a fuck about PC ports, too.

They'd be my choice too. I would say Valve, but then Saints Row 4 would come out sometime in 2023.

Nah, it would only be rumored.
 
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News Comments > Death Rally Free Weekend
9. Re: Death Rally Free Weekend Nov 10, 2012, 13:05 gilly775
 
Dev wrote on Nov 9, 2012, 14:20:
I liked the original, anyone tried the remake?

Why not just try it? It's free for the weekend.
 
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