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Signed On Jun 25, 2010, 15:17
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
8. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Dec 22, 2011, 15:16 yuastnav
 
Quboid wrote on Dec 22, 2011, 14:00:
[...]
That's a good point, I'd missed the significance of the Optimus Prime connection. I'm probably the only Bluesnews regular who has never seen any Transformers stuff: TV shows, comic books, games nor films.
[...]

Nope, I was never interested in the Transformers either. Never saw the show or the movies and was never interested in any related products.

Prime is a rather generic word, too.
 
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News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic Launches
61. Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic Launches Dec 20, 2011, 18:38 yuastnav
 
Prez wrote on Dec 20, 2011, 18:32:
Hudson wrote on Dec 20, 2011, 17:47:
This game IS KOTOR 3.

If it was, I'd be buying it. Alas, it is most definitely NOT KotoR 3.

Same here.
I am not down with other players running around in my game and paying a monthly subscription since I don't know when I might have time to play and so a lot of money could go to waste.
This is not KOTOR 3, it never was and it never will be - it is impossible by definition, no matter who tries to claim it. Be it a random gamer or Bioware themselves.
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
11. Re: etc., etc. Dec 20, 2011, 09:21 yuastnav
 
GamersGate is a fine service and maybe even preferable to Steam because you don't have to run a friggin' client to play some games, which is a plus for when I want to play games on Wine.
Morrowind runs better than Steam on my Debian machine so whenever I play Morrowind on my notebook I actually have to kill the Steam client afterwards because it hugs so many resources when used with Wine. Does not happen with Windows but sometimes I'd still just run the game without starting Steam (also: is it just mean or is Steam's offline mode permanently broken?).
 
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
2. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Dec 19, 2011, 11:30 yuastnav
 
Bhruic wrote on Dec 19, 2011, 11:22:
I see we are using the very loose definition of "new game".

I thought you were kidding but then I read the article and... my god, someone get these people a dictionary please.

I also find it quite annoying that every time ther is Ludum Dare people immediately write "Oh, the great Notch has blessed us with another one of his creations."
Way to patronise all the other people who partook in this contest.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
49. Re: Op Ed Dec 19, 2011, 02:10 yuastnav
 
Prez wrote on Dec 18, 2011, 21:15:
[...] And let's be honest - all heterosexual males between the ages of 15 and 90, when in the presence of a beautiful woman, will be thinking of her sexually at least for some length of time without her being "sexualized" at all.[...]

I guess therein lies the problem: I am not heterosexual (I am also not homosexual so the reverse case would not work either).
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
42. Re: Op Ed Dec 18, 2011, 20:33 yuastnav
 
Prez wrote on Dec 18, 2011, 19:56:
Really. So you do not think that the video game industry is over-sexualised? Huh.

No I don't. Sexualized, yes. OVER-sexualized? No. Sex is one of the strongest driving forces in human nature, which makes it natural that it is utilized in entertainment media. If women were the dominant consumer class in gaming, all of the male avatars in games would be hung like bulls, built like Mr. Universe, and sensitive to every woman's every mood instantly (Ya know, like how my wife wishes I was... ). That's just how humans are. It's true in all media, and quite frankly I'm sick of hyper-sensitive, attention-seeking idiots posing as game journalists trying to score points with other hypersensitive morons by continually writing such pointless drek as this shameful excuse for an editorial.

Well, that only shows how remote I am from the standard thinking patterns of most people of this society. For me sexualisation is objectification and that is not a good thing.
Big-breasted, scantily clad women jumping around is god damn annoying in my opinion (on different levels) and it is a kinda sad for me to see that this is actually perceived as the norm.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
32. Re: Op Ed Dec 18, 2011, 18:24 yuastnav
 
Prez wrote on Dec 18, 2011, 17:15:
yuastnav wrote on Dec 18, 2011, 16:16:
It is as if some of you feel deeply threatened by that article.

No just deeply annoyed by the stupidity of it. I wouldn't quit my day job to go into psychology if I were you.

Really. So you do not think that the video game industry is over-sexualised? Huh.
Well, we all have different standards and different moral compasses. Maybe I am just too sensitive.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
21. Re: Op Ed Dec 18, 2011, 16:16 yuastnav
 
Wow, so many stirred up emotions. It is as if some of you feel deeply threatened by that article.  
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News Comments > Sunday Tech Bits
4. Re: Sunday Tech Bits Dec 18, 2011, 14:33 yuastnav
 
Heh, this is the first sensible thing Canonical did in quite some time.  
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News Comments > Enhanced Skyrim UI
9. Re: Enhanced Skyrim UI Dec 18, 2011, 14:32 yuastnav
 
Pankin wrote on Dec 18, 2011, 13:52:
There's another UI mod called QD Inventory that features a sortable column of value-to-weight ratio. Doing that little bit of math is actually quite useful and I'd like to see it in SkyUI too.

Also, SkyUI only changed the inventory UI. Chests and NPC trading UIs haven't been touched as yet.

And for the record: Morrowind's drag & drop interface was not as useful as the Darnified Oblivion UI. You couldn't sort your Morrowind inventory by value or weight...so let's just stop being 100% ridiculous, m-kay?

I will take Morrowind's UI over Oblivion's any day, thank you very much.

Thank God that I did not have any time to play Skyrim yet. Maybe I should wait a little longer for more useful mods and patches/fixes.
 
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News Comments > CD Project vs. File-Sharers Follow-up
27. Re: The Humble Indie Bundle #4 Dec 15, 2011, 18:27 yuastnav
 
Prez wrote on Dec 15, 2011, 17:34:
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And for the love of peace and superman, can we please agree to accept that "stealing" is an acceptable colloquialism concerning copyright infringement even if it is technically incorrect? Talk about an absolutely pointless discussion.

While I can understand and maybe accept what LurkerLito is saying (I still have to think about it as it sounds valid) you proposal is akin to claiming that apples are, colloquially speaking, in fact oranges.
I guess there is no need for precise communication anymore.
re
I guess I'll just throw my arms in the air and recede.
 
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News Comments > CD Project vs. File-Sharers Follow-up
24. Re: CD Project vs. File-Sharers Follow-up Dec 15, 2011, 17:01 yuastnav
 
Kosumo wrote on Dec 15, 2011, 16:18:
Your right yuastnav, I should have said the fee from a ticket. Oh, I did.

Right, you did not. You said fee (id est ticket) which basically means fee (that means ticket), not the fee from a ticket. What the hell is a fee from a ticket anyway? You buy a ticket and then you have to pay a fee to possess a ticket?
You buy a ticket which then grants you access to a certain area.

Also: You cannot steal fees. You can steal the money which constitutes a fee but you cannot steal a fee itself. But that does not matter because even if you get into a concert without paying for a ticket you still don't "steal a fee".

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This may note be entirely correct. You can steal the fee but in order to steal the money you have to actually pay the fee first and then steal it since you cannot steal something that is not there.

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News Comments > CD Project vs. File-Sharers Follow-up
21. Re: CD Project vs. File-Sharers Follow-up Dec 15, 2011, 16:11 yuastnav
 
Kosumo wrote on Dec 15, 2011, 16:09:
The entrance fee (i.e. the ticket) yet you have take space in the crowd. When enough people do this, the experance is degraded for all.

Let me get this straight:
What you are saying is that if I sneak into a concert it actually equates to me stealing a ticket although the list of my possessions is the same before and after I sneaked into the concert?

Sorry, matter cannot materialise out of thin air. This is forbidden by the second law of thermodynamics. Try again.

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Actually this is not true. Matter CAN materialise out of thin air but you still need energy for that and I don't see free energy lying around here. Do you?

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Well, maybe not out of thin air but out of a vacuum.

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News Comments > CD Project vs. File-Sharers Follow-up
19. Re: CD Project vs. File-Sharers Follow-up Dec 15, 2011, 16:06 yuastnav
 
Kosumo wrote on Dec 15, 2011, 16:04:
So if I sneak into a rock concert I have taken nothing from the band/promoters?
[...]

Of course not. What the hell would it be that you have taken if you did something like that?

Kosumo wrote on Dec 15, 2011, 16:04:
[...]

Free rock concert everyone! (or just the sneaky peoples)

Soo... only because sneaking into a rock concert, which you have to pay for, is not stealing it automatically means for you that you can join in for free.
Wow, you really must be morally defunct.

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News Comments > CD Project vs. File-Sharers Follow-up
16. Re: CD Project vs. File-Sharers Follow-up Dec 15, 2011, 15:55 yuastnav
 
AdamK47 wrote on Dec 15, 2011, 14:44:
Kajetan wrote on Dec 15, 2011, 11:40:
I downloaded TW2 right after the release to check it out. I bought TW2 during the latest sale from GOG.com.

What am i? An evil thief? A valid, legit customer?

No, CD project, you cant be sure at all. You cant even be sure, that the IP is connected to the correct user as several cases over the last years showed. You think that the laywers and their IP research companies do make no errors? Do you think that they make sure, that the "right" users are blackmailed into paying high and unproportional sums? CD Project, you're teaming up with greedy bullies who exploit legal loopholes. Wise up!

Yes, you are a thief. Pirating the game when it was valued by CD Project at it's full retail price, and then purchasing it at a point in time when the game was on sale and you deemed the price acceptable, puts you squarely in pirate territory. This isn't pay what you want ala The Humble Indie Bundle. Not only that, but you started playing it initally with no money going to CD Project at for their development efforts. I really do not see how your mind can blur the difference between you being a pirate and not. You are a pirate.

But, but... this kid's show told me that "being a pirate is alright to be"!

If he is a thief, as you claim, what is it exactly that he has stolen?
Stolen as in transferred something from its previous owner to himself so it was not available to the owner anymore.

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News Comments > MW3 Beats Avatar to $1B
61. Re: MW3 Beats Avatar to $1B Dec 13, 2011, 19:39 yuastnav
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Dec 13, 2011, 17:47:
yuastnav wrote on Dec 13, 2011, 06:33:
CJ_Parker wrote on Dec 12, 2011, 19:42:
[...] for everyone with a horizon wider than a +1 FOV [...]

Too bad MW3's FOV is not much higher.
And why the emphasis on the plus? It's not like you can have a negative field of view. At least you are now aware of it, too!

You can't have a negative FOV? When I'm done smashing your skull in and your eyeballs are dangling in front of your ass can you say that again plz? BWWAAAAAAHAHAHA


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News Comments > MW3 Beats Avatar to $1B
57. Re: MW3 Beats Avatar to $1B Dec 13, 2011, 15:23 yuastnav
 
Porn-O-Matic wrote on Dec 13, 2011, 12:13:
What makes me crazy... is how everytime I see "MW3" displayed, in my mind, I think "Mechwarrior 3".

Yeah, same here.
Every freaking time...
 
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News Comments > MW3 Beats Avatar to $1B
49. Re: MW3 Beats Avatar to $1B Dec 13, 2011, 06:33 yuastnav
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Dec 12, 2011, 19:42:
[...] for everyone with a horizon wider than a +1 FOV [...]

Too bad MW3's FOV is not much higher.
And why the emphasis on the plus? It's not like you can have a negative field of view. At least you are now aware of it, too!
 
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News Comments > Dungeons of Dredmor Expansion Announced
7. Re: Dungeons of Dredmor Expansion Announced Dec 12, 2011, 19:09 yuastnav
 
ochentay4 wrote on Dec 12, 2011, 10:59:
Who plays this/these game/s?

Roguelikes are awesome.
I personally prefer Dungeon Crawl: Stone Soup over everything else.
 
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News Comments > GSC/S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Statement Monday
44. Re: GSC/S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Statement Monday Dec 11, 2011, 17:19 yuastnav
 
If you people would have played Natural Selection or Tremulous on a regular basis you'd actually be quite comfortable with FOVs between 90 and 120.
For me a FOV of at least 90 to 100 is a must in multiplayer games.
 
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