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Signed On Jun 20, 2010, 17:07
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News Comments > Legend of Grimrock II Details and Screenshots
2. Re: Legend of Grimrock II Details and Screenshots Jan 27, 2014, 19:39 MajorD
 
LittleMe wrote on Jan 27, 2014, 19:04:
Awesome. I love the direction they are going and attention to detail they seem to be applying. Can't wait!

Same here. I loved the first game and have been eagerly awaiting the sequel. For an Indie title and a follow-up to a quality game from a great team, this is no doubt a day one purchase for me.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 27, 2014, 12:43 MajorD
 
Cutter wrote on Jan 27, 2014, 12:24:

And holy shit, here comes Gattaca. Glad I won't be around for it.

LOL!

Great movie BTW.

 
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News Comments > Thief Previews; Videos
7. Re: Thief Previews; Videos Jan 24, 2014, 21:11 MajorD
 

I've been playing Thief Gold with the latest release of the HD Texture mod by Bentraxx, and comparing it to 'just' watching the video footage here....good God, could they spoon feed the player any more? I know you can turn those type of settings off, but man it is to the point of ridiculous. That was the beauty and fun of the original T1 & T2: openness, freedom, JUMPING whenever the #&?! you wanted to, walking around these huge levels trying to figure figure things out on your own in order to advance further, etc.

I'm sure this new game will be fun and okay on its own, but certainly not a true homage to the original two IMHO.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 24, 2014, 10:30 MajorD
 

mmmmmm...beer.

I just bottled my last two batches on Sunday of the three I brewed over the Holidays. Now the hard part......waiting the 8 to 12 week for them to age enough to drink at their prime.

Cheers
 
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News Comments > Resident Evil 4 SD & HD Comparison
2. Re: Resident Evil 4 SD & HD Comparison Jan 24, 2014, 10:24 MajorD
 

LOL! HD version....yeah right; it looks like they all they did was just used a SweetFX Injector.

 
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News Comments > The Golf Club Announced
1. Re: The Golf Club Announced Jan 23, 2014, 19:15 MajorD
 

I'll look forward to this, as it has been a while since we've had a decent golf game for the PC.

I remember playing Links 386....from Access Software if I remember developer's name correctly. There were some good follow-ups to that game, and then I think it was Microsoft that acquired Access Software. I have the last release Microsoft did for the PC (Links 2003: Championship Edition), which still look pretty decent.

FORE!!!
 
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News Comments > EA Paying for YouTube Love
5. Re: EA Paying for YouTube Love Jan 22, 2014, 10:00 MajorD
 

HHHHmmmm, I wonder if they're paying out on this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-LE0ycgkBQ

 
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News Comments > Resident Evil 4 HD Next Month
2. Re: Resident Evil 4 HD Next Month Jan 21, 2014, 12:08 MajorD
 

Is it me, or does "HD" seem to be the latest buzz word/marketing gimmick for gaming?

I agree with MoreLuckThanSkill, HD doesn't seem to have improved the visual quality of the game a whole lot.

 
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News Comments > IGF Finalists Offered Steam Greenlights
5. Re: IGF Finalists Offered Steam Greenlights Jan 21, 2014, 09:13 MajorD
 
Cutter wrote on Jan 20, 2014, 20:35:
23 finalists? Who wins overall though? MORTAL KOMBAT!

FLAWLESS VICTORY!?

 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
33. Re: Steam Top 10 Jan 20, 2014, 12:08 MajorD
 
Creston wrote on Jan 20, 2014, 11:13:
MajorD wrote on Jan 20, 2014, 09:32:
Cutter wrote on Jan 19, 2014, 15:55:
And just look at the PC Gamer - Games of 2014 list that's coming. Man, I just saw at least 2 dozen that I want now.

Maybe I completely missed it, but they forgot Legend of Grimrock 2 on that list. Maybe it is there, as I did browse through the list a bit quickly.


Holy crap, that list is ridiculous. After I'd seen about 80 games, I realized I was still on page 2!

LOL! Yeah, I thought the same thing. Too many games, so little time.....
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
29. Re: Steam Top 10 Jan 20, 2014, 09:32 MajorD
 
Cutter wrote on Jan 19, 2014, 15:55:
And just look at the PC Gamer - Games of 2014 list that's coming. Man, I just saw at least 2 dozen that I want now.

Maybe I completely missed it, but they forgot Legend of Grimrock 2 on that list. Maybe it is there, as I did browse through the list a bit quickly.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
20. Re: airpocalypse! Jan 16, 2014, 22:13 MajorD
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Jan 16, 2014, 22:03:
In 2 biz trips to Los Angeles over a period of 2 months (extended stays), I got sicker than hell from the daily fallout. I accidentally left my car on the street overnight after paying $30.00 for a car wash - was a very noticeable film and grains on the vehicle in the AM. Looks like a mixture of dirt, dust, and pepper.....disgusting.

Nasty! Were you close to LAX? I just wonder if it was a thicker than normal residue layer due to being closer to airport and under jet paths....


 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
18. Re: airpocalypse! Jan 16, 2014, 19:41 MajorD
 
Cutter wrote on Jan 16, 2014, 16:44:
harlock wrote on Jan 16, 2014, 15:21:
On Wednesday night, the United States Embassy in Beijing began sending out online warnings that the air quality level had gone above 500, the upper limit of the measurement scale, and was now “beyond index” (or “crazy bad,” as one embassy employee had written on an official embassy Twitter account several years ago.) It stayed at that level until Thursday, when it dipped to “hazardous” from “beyond index.” Hazardous means an air quality index above 300, at which point the concentration of fine particulate matter in the air is many times the exposure limit recommended by the World Health Organization. American health officials say a hazardous rating means people should avoid venturing outdoors.

Well sounds like the Chinese gubment does have a plan to cull their population after all.

When I was there on business back in the early 2000s, I had flown into Beijing from Shanghai and could see the brown haze all around. Walking around there was the industrial stench in the air and my eyes burned/watered (no exaggeration) the whole time I was there from very poor air quality. Luckily I was only there for less than two days......

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 16, 2014, 14:41 MajorD
 
SpectralMeat wrote on Jan 16, 2014, 12:54:
Does anyone else getting some problems when trying to access Blues?
I am not sure if the website was down this morning or was it my internet connection at work, but I couldn't access the site for about an hour today and pretty much most of the morning yesterday.

No issues here today so far, of for quite some time; maybe I dodged the 'potential' down times.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
5. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 16, 2014, 12:20 MajorD
 
SimplyMonk wrote on Jan 16, 2014, 11:47:
That Husky could literally be my eldest as she had similar reactions when we were trying to crate train her as a pup. We eventually gave up, but made sure she had to eat her food and treats in her crate and after a few weeks she eventually saw the crate as hers and would sleep in it no problem when we went out.

One of my dogs is a Husky; they certainly are headstrong and defiant to the end, but sweethearts. Definitely talkers too. She was a challenge in puppyhood, but grew up into an awesome dog. 12 years old now and looking/doing great.


 
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News Comments > Evening Screenshots
2. Re: Evening Screenshots Jan 15, 2014, 20:50 MajorD
 
Cutter wrote on Jan 15, 2014, 19:16:
Welp, I got Thief as part of the AMD promotion so I'm curious how Tango Uniform, FUBAR, SNAFU it'll be.

I'm certainly in no hurry to go out and get it based on game scope and design decisions thus far, but in the end maybe we'll all be surprised.

 
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News Comments > DayZ Sells 1M in One Month
15. Re: DayZ Sells 1M in One Month Jan 14, 2014, 12:47 MajorD
 
HorrorScope wrote on Jan 14, 2014, 11:30:
7D2D is more fun than almost all finished games I've played. Bottom line.

Agreed. I am having a blast with 7DTD, and for being in Alpha (5), it is pretty well polished already.

As I've posted before, purchasing a game still in alpha is essentially the same as a kick starter, except you get to play the game and potentially be part of the development/improvement cycle. I don't have an issue with occasionally doing this for Indies on a game that I am interested in, but would never do it for big publishers. Ironically, big developers are releasing games in their beta stage as it is, but passing them off as 'finished' games.

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News Comments > Evolve this Fall; Preorder DLC Bonus Announced
3. Re: Evolve this Fall; Preorder DLC Bonus Announced Jan 14, 2014, 11:08 MajorD
 
Double post.....sorry.  
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News Comments > Evolve this Fall; Preorder DLC Bonus Announced
2. Re: Evolve this Fall; Preorder DLC Bonus Announced Jan 14, 2014, 11:05 MajorD
 
InBlack wrote on Jan 14, 2014, 10:33:

So they just took the Tank gameplay mechanic and rolled with it??

I thought the same thing upon reading this.

InBlack wrote on Jan 14, 2014, 10:33:
I would have a loved a new (not Zombie) game in the same vein of L4D but 4vs1 seems kind of crap, at least on paper.

Agreed.

 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
15. Re: Steam Top 10 Jan 12, 2014, 15:22 MajorD
 
Wallshadows wrote on Jan 12, 2014, 15:13:
As for Rust, I was looking in to it but when I laid it all out, it's really only half of what I was looking for when comparing to 7DTD. The buildings look smoother but without any form of terrain deformation (that I saw), it just didn't tickle me the right way.

You are correct, at this stage of development there is no terrain deformation in RUST like there is in 7DTD, and I will take an educated guess there won't be any either as compared to 7DTD. The environment is 7DTD is much more interactive, and for what it does, the graphics aren't all that bad either. Again, both are fun in their own right.

 
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