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Signed On Jun 20, 2010, 17:07
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News Comments > This Day in Gaming History
13. Re: This Day in Gaming History Dec 2, 2013, 17:58 MajorD
 
Bill Borre wrote on Dec 2, 2013, 17:12:
lol. Just what I need. A new regular feature on Blues designed specifically to remind me of how old I've gotten.

LOL! Misery loves company.

 
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News Comments > This Day in Gaming History
10. Re: This Day in Gaming History Dec 2, 2013, 16:33 MajorD
 
Dirwulf wrote on Dec 2, 2013, 15:46:
I am also expressing my like of this new feature. More please.

Me too.

 
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News Comments > PC Battlefield 4 Patch This Week
25. Re: PC Battlefield 4 Patch This Week Dec 2, 2013, 11:53 MajorD
 

Fantaz wrote on Dec 1, 2013, 17:12:
I bought BF4 from Amazon for $24.99 from the BF sale, still haven't tried it yet... also waiting for a deal on Premium, but should be same or cheaper than I paid for the game.

WOW, that that is a smoken' price. Right now the PC-DVD version is $39.99 & FREE Shipping on Amazon, which is decent.

 
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News Comments > Thief at 15
23. Re: Thief at 15 Dec 2, 2013, 11:43 MajorD
 

Cutter wrote on Dec 1, 2013, 18:26:
Deadly Shadows is still the best. Two words, Shalebridge Cradle.

YACK! You have that backwards; Deadly Shadows was the worst one!

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 2, 2013, 11:40 MajorD
 

Happy Birthday Redwood! Cake

 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
8. Re: Morning Metaverse Dec 2, 2013, 11:38 MajorD
 
wtf_man wrote on Dec 2, 2013, 09:52:
nin wrote on Dec 2, 2013, 09:49:
Amazon Prime Air. Working on drone deliveries.

Just crazy...

Quick Martha! Go git the scatter gun, thar be martians landin'!

Seriously though... with all the NSA spy crap going on... I wouldn't be surprised if some folks to some pot shots at those things.

Good point, as there are enough wackos in the world that would do that. Unless Amazon plans on mounting laser cannons on the drones.

 
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News Comments > This Day in Gaming History
4. Re: This Day in Gaming History Dec 2, 2013, 11:35 MajorD
 

Watching Homeland last night struck a memory of the 2010 release of Medal of Honor for some reason or another. I thought the campaign sucked on my initial play through, but someone here on Blue's News posted that the game is telling a story and you can't go into the game expecting a CoD type campaign. With that in mind, I started the game over and ended up liking it much more and played it all the way through. It wasn't the best game I ever played, but it was good. I may have to give it another play through sometime in the near future.

 
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News Comments > Thief at 15
5. Re: Thief at 15 Dec 1, 2013, 15:55 MajorD
 
nin wrote on Dec 1, 2013, 15:22:
Is it looking through rose colored glasses of me to say that like Quakes effect on FPS, Thief was a huge influence (perhaps the biggest) on the stealth genre?

I couldn't agree more.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
33. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 25, 2013, 15:25 MajorD
 
nin wrote on Nov 25, 2013, 14:53:
and Sharky Extreme

Wow, that's a flashback...not thought of them in years...


We can't forget Redwood's. Back then I bounced back-and-forth between Redwood's and Blue's News. Redwood drops in here every once in a great while to say hello.



 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
3. Re: Top 5 Worst Gaming Accessories Nov 25, 2013, 09:34 MajorD
 

The LaserScope headset review was freaking hilarious, especially because of the way it was advertised on the box.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
5. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 25, 2013, 09:21 MajorD
 

Peace be with you and your family Blue during these difficult times. May the wonderful memories of them bring you comfort and peace.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
26. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 24, 2013, 11:17 MajorD
 

Oh Blue....I'm so sorry for your loss. RIP Hudson.

 
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News Comments > DayZ Gameplay Trailer
52. Re: DayZ Gameplay Trailer Nov 23, 2013, 00:17 MajorD
 

Quinn wrote on Nov 22, 2013, 22:07:
MajorD, thanks for the info! I'll do what you suggested and try to join the fray! If that doesn't help and I'm on my own I'll definitely email you! This won't happen untill somewhere next week -- responsibilities at work make the wallet smile but the person depressed

Sounds good.

...responsibilities at work make the wallet smile but the person depressed . Yeah, it's bitter sweet, isn't it.

 
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News Comments > John Carmack Leaves id Software
25. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 22, 2013, 22:21 MajorD
 
Fantaz wrote on Nov 22, 2013, 22:16:
Parias wrote on Nov 22, 2013, 22:06:
[..]

djinn wrote on Nov 22, 2013, 21:19:
Time machine activated...

http://web.archive.org/web/19961226231646/http://bluesnews.com/

Oh wow, aside from the Carmack update there is even some news on Team Fortress in there

Oh man! This is fantastic.

[..]

Threewave still lives...

http://www.threewavesoftware.com/

Fixed that for you.

 
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News Comments > John Carmack Leaves id Software
19. Re: John Carmack Leaves id Software Nov 22, 2013, 21:42 MajorD
 

TangledThorns wrote on Nov 22, 2013, 20:34:
John Carmack, over hyped.

That is a knee-jerk ignorant comment. John Carmack essentially pioneered 3D/FPS gaming as we know it today, and was very adamant about sharing his code/technology for everyone to build upon…and wow, look where FPS gaming is today. So, show some respect!

I’m excited to see his work and influence with Oculus Rift.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 22, 2013, 14:15 MajorD
 

Blue, sorry to hear of your and your families loss. Peace be with you.

 
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News Comments > RAGE Free Weekend
41. Re: RAGE Free Weekend Nov 22, 2013, 13:12 MajorD
 

I wanted to see/verify a few things in RAGE, so I went to fire it up and was prompted with an option to run an unsupported 64bit version. So I figured I would give it a whirl; the game launched, ran through the initial intro movie, and then the screen went black for a few minutes until it finally started the game. No difference; still ugly low res textures and pop-in textures.......There was hope, but I'm not surprised.

RAGE is a groundbreaking first-person shooter... Rotfl Rotfl Rotfl

...and jaw-dropping graphics powered by id’s revolutionary id Tech® 5 technology Rotfl Rotfl Rotfl

...RAGE promises an experience like no other. Confused

WTF are they smoking???

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News Comments > DayZ Gameplay Trailer
50. Re: DayZ Gameplay Trailer Nov 22, 2013, 10:49 MajorD
 

Quinn wrote on Nov 21, 2013, 18:16:
Just bought Arma II: the complete package for 8 dollars. I know I'm very late at the party I should've asked this before buying the sale but.. Are people still playing that DayZ mod? I'm dying to give it a shot!

Well I'm late to the party with an answer for you. You'll still find people playing, but if I can recommend one thing for you, it is downloading and installing DayZ Commander if you haven't already, as it makes things so much easier: Updating ARMA II, Updating DayZ, downloading new maps, downloading sub-mods, etc.

I haven't played I a while, so if you need someone to cover your back, shoot me an eMail from my profile.

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News Comments > RAGE Free Weekend
36. Re: RAGE Free Weekend Nov 22, 2013, 10:34 MajorD
 

RAGE is a groundbreaking first-person shooter... Rotfl Rotfl Rotfl

...and jaw-dropping graphics powered by id’s revolutionary id Tech® 5 technology Rotfl Rotfl Rotfl

...RAGE promises an experience like no other. Confused


 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
3. Re: Game Reviews Nov 21, 2013, 11:34 MajorD
 

nin wrote on Nov 21, 2013, 10:40:
Yeah, I'm glad I didn't get it, but still disappointed how it's doing, out of the gate.

Yeah, it is too bad it was/is such a mess at launch. I was considering getting this game, but I am glad I stuck to my guns on waiting for reviews first! Ever since BRINK, and then RAGE, I told myself NO MORE 'day one launch purchases', and I have stuck to that without any regrets whatsoever. Now, I just smile to myself when games continue to NOT live up to all their hype, which seems to be more and more...

Besides, I have plenty of other games sitting on my shelf that I need to go back and finish, or start and finish for that matter, which I started to do some time ago and has been working out nicely so far. I have an ongoing list of games I've been interested in, then after a year or so I grab them off of Amazon at a fraction of the cost ($20.00 and LESS vs. $49.00 to $59.00). This formula works well with SP games, which I play much more of than MP games. So, with MP games I just wait until most of the post release QA testing and fixing has been done, thanks to all those who purchase the broken games on release day. I’m still waiting for BF4 for example, as from what I have read that game still has a considerable amount of bugs and issues that need to be fixed. Maybe if Santa Clause gives it to me for Christmas, most of the bugs and issues will be fixed by then.

I guess all that can be considered voting with my wallet….


 
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