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Signed On Jun 9, 2010, 03:32
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News Comments > Pillars of Eternity Version 1.04 Released; Beta Patches Coming
13. Re: Pillars of Eternity Version 1.04 Released; Beta Patches Coming Apr 17, 2015, 15:33 Leper
 
They could have gone for a totally different and much more interesting system with a high level cap and many level-ups where you get a stat increase here and a new perk there on every level.

It's a trade-off, isn't it? Either have a few meaningful levels or a lot of less significant levels. I personally get sick of constantly leveling up characters. With this game's six-character parties, I imagine it would be pretty annoying for me to be constantly dealing with that.

No one held a gun to their head and said "make this as close as possible to D&D without breaking any laws".

I would argue that most of the backers expected something old-school and D&D-like.

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News Comments > Into the Black
16. Re: Into the Black Apr 16, 2015, 22:07 Leper
 
Parts of it will likely suck. Parts of it will definitely be cool. What more can we expect from SW these days? However, like anything else it could exceed expectations.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
5. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 6, 2015, 12:51 Leper
 
The thing with Mad Men and also Breaking Bad if I recall is that they split the final season into two smaller seasons for various reasons. So what what started with Mad Men last night is the final episodes of the last season.  
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News Comments > Star Citizen at $77M
13. Re: Star Citizen at $77M Mar 30, 2015, 10:51 Leper
 
I bought into the hype for SW: Galaxies back in the day and I might have dropped some serious allowance on that if they were selling stuff beforehand. Thankfully, they were not, and the only thing I ended up being was disappointed about that. This thing seems like it might go the same way, but who knows - it might be the greatest game ever (with enough funding).  
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News Comments > Pillars of Eternity Released
6. Re: Pillars of Eternity Released Mar 26, 2015, 13:37 Leper
 
Looks perfect.  
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News Comments > Morning Screenshots
10. Re: Morning Screenshots Mar 25, 2015, 12:46 Leper
 
If only it were playable at that (or any) resolution.  
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News Comments > Morning Crowdfunding Roundup
2. Re: Morning Crowdfunding Roundup Mar 13, 2015, 16:27 Leper
 
Sounds like it's already mostly done? I don't know how only $20K more will get them the rest of the way, though.  
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News Comments > Another Total War: WARHAMMER Clue?
22. Re: Another Total War: WARHAMMER Clue? Mar 11, 2015, 16:13 Leper
 
Again, why not just get some company to make a large scale RTS game? It doesn't seem to me that there are really that many defining elements of Total War that fit 40K.

I agree that the two properties don't line up perfectly and whatever is the result of this probably won't be really a Total War game, but there's probably because no one else who wants to do the RTS or cannot convince anyone that they could do it successfully. They may not have a workable and realistic vision or a team that could pull it off. CA may be the only one capable and willing to do this at the moment. And combining the Total War and 40K makes some sort of sense by getting people excited about the possibilities. It could be good, so let's just wait and see.
 
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News Comments > Wasteland 2 Visual Upgrade Coming
24. Re: Wasteland 2 Visual Upgrade Coming Feb 28, 2015, 14:53 Leper
 
I don't really consider Wasteland 2 a modern turn based game. They did a lot with a limited budget, but is it really much different than Fallout:Tactics from over a decade ago? Valkyria Chronicles is something closer to what I'm envisioning. Basically that built for the PC, a more realistic post-apocalyptic setting, an open-world and less goofiness. I agree that it would require some resources and would be very tough to get right, though.  
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News Comments > Wasteland 2 Visual Upgrade Coming
22. Re: Wasteland 2 Visual Upgrade Coming Feb 28, 2015, 12:58 Leper
 
Sniper rifles were okay but largely redundant, as assault rifles could be modded to have the same range and accuracy.

Sounds like they missed the whole point of sniper rifles (unbeatable range). Am I the only one who wants to see a modern turn-based game where you can position your sniper on a ledge a mile away and it would be laughable to think that any assault rifle could be a match? I appreciate efforts like Wasteland 2, but I can't help thinking that we're at the point where we could get something with a larger scope. Something like Valkyria Chronicles meets Fallout. One can dream. Who knows, maybe Fallout 4 will surprise us by going to back to turn/team-based.

I am looking forward to eventually picking Wasteland 2 up though since it's the best we got right now.
 
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News Comments > Roberts: Star Citizen Will "Probably" Pass $100M; Release Schedule Expanded
13. Re: Roberts: Star Citizen Will Jan 22, 2015, 10:05 Leper
 
So we're guaranteed at least another 30 of these funding updates? Bliss.  
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News Comments > PC Grand Theft Auto V Delayed to March; Specs Revealed
36. Re: PC Grand Theft Auto V Delayed to March; Specs Revealed Jan 13, 2015, 13:57 Leper
 
Disappointing, but they do apologize... will hopefully be great when it does get here.  
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News Comments > Batman: Arkham Knight Trailer
7. Re: Batman: Arkham Knight Trailer Nov 25, 2014, 21:08 Leper
 
The bat-mobile strafe's? Hmmm...

Yeah it's super goofy, but it still looks fun!
 
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News Comments > WARMACHINE: Tactics Full Release
2. Re: WARMACHINE: Tactics Full Release Nov 21, 2014, 11:11 Leper
 
Come on, dude - take a chance (if the reviews sound good). Anyways, the price will surely drop eventually.  
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
7. Re: Steam Top 10 Nov 16, 2014, 18:09 Leper
 
Glad AC:U isn't at the top of the list, but the fact that it's close with such bad press is disconcerting

Betas and alphas top this list all the time. Some people want whatever they can get right now.
 
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News Comments > SEGA Financials
1. Re: SEGA Financials Nov 4, 2014, 14:05 Leper
 
Two billion yen? Isn't that only like a couple hundred bucks?  
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News Comments > Gabriel Knight 20th Anniversary Edition Released
3. Re: Gabriel Knight 20th Anniversary Edition Released Oct 15, 2014, 13:21 Leper
 
Those indies are nuts, man. Releasing Legend of Grimrock 2 or this one against titles like Shadow of Mordor, Alien Isolation, Borderlands Presequel, Evil Within, and soon to be released and thus in hype train mode Dragon Age Inquisition and Far Cry 4 = balls of steel.

Different audiences? Also at this point when is a good time to release a game?
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
4. Re: Game Reviews Oct 14, 2014, 11:05 Leper
 
A 10 is a bit too perfect to ever take serious. Note to self regarding that website: Don't visit it. Ever.

You might be right that the site is crap, but 10/10 doesn't necessarily mean perfect. It could mean that the reviewer enjoyed it immensely. Should 9/10 be the maximum score ever awarded since nothing is ever perfect? I guess that's why I prefer a scale of 1-5 out of 5, but even those often have half points where you can get a score equal to 9/10 anyway.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
10. Re: Morning Tech Bits Oct 3, 2014, 12:58 Leper
 
I sure as hell do not want to pay hundreds for windows 8, 9, or 10, or whatever.

I got a Windows 8 upgrade for < $30 shortly after it came out. Some may say that even that isn't worth it, but I didn't see it as a bad deal.
 
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News Comments > Dragon Age: Inquisition Trailer
2. Re: Dragon Age: Inquisition Trailer Oct 1, 2014, 20:21 Leper
 
Wow, I thought I was watching a video of Witcher 2 from the look of that UI.  
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