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Nickname Jivaro
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Signed On Jul 23, 2010, 17:26
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News Comments > Sunday Mobilization
4. Re: Sunday Mobilization Dec 7, 2014, 22:21 Jivaro
 
Tipsy McStagger wrote on Dec 7, 2014, 19:41:
8-core cpu and it'll still get hang ups upon switching screens..

my S5 is a pretty big disappointment from my S3.. my S3 was actually a better phone in a lot of ways.

That is very interesting to hear. I have hung on to my S3 exactly because it has been so awesome, particularly at multi-tasking, despite the fact that I have a small crack in the screen and I qualify for an upgrade with my carrier. Was thinking of finally upgrading to an S5 just before the S6 comes out because it will be dirt cheap. Not a good idea? If not I have been looking at a Note instead. One tablet/phone device to serve as my personal tricorder has a certain appeal.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Consolidation
3. Re: Sunday Consolidation Dec 7, 2014, 22:17 Jivaro
 
The Uncharted games have been nothing but quality so far. Hell, even the Vita game was a blast. This new entry looks awesome as well.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 5, 2014, 11:35 Jivaro
 
Prez wrote on Dec 5, 2014, 10:27:
Who gets to declare it's "National Whatever" day? And why should I just take their word for it? Every day is "National Something-Or-Other" Day and I am kind of tired of it.

Before the Internet....all those years ago...my dad owned a Hallmark store. Remember those? Back then, Hallmark actually had a political lobbying company whose sole purpose was to propose and maintain non-Federally declared holidays. For example, they didn't worry about Thanksgiving and Christmas, but they are the ones that got states, corporations and even the Federal governement to pick a single day "unofficially" for things like Nurses Day, Bosses Day, etc. Previous to companies like Hallmark and American Greetings actually investing in the process, there were multiple different days (or none at all) depending on where you lived.

So you see, Hallmark isn't just the company you can blame for starting the Christmas sales in August (which is when they used to start selling their Christmas ornaments), they are also the company you can blame for this everyday is a holiday mentality. At least from this former employee's perspective. I am sure there were far more things involved in the process. It just seemed like every year we added a new "Day" to our card catalog and many times Hallmark was the only one selling those cards....until the following year. After a while I was like, "they are just making this shit up aren't they?" My Dad seemed to believe they were, not that he minded of course.
 
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News Comments > Leaked Street Fighter V Trailer Suggests PC/PS4 Exclusive
7. Re: Leaked Street Fighter V Trailer Suggests PC/PS4 Exclusive Dec 5, 2014, 10:37 Jivaro
 
Bundy wrote on Dec 5, 2014, 09:56:
Microsoft does this with Tomb Raider and the internet explodes. Sony does it with Street Fighter and nobody gives damn.

Err..Social and traditional media are very much questioning it. Every single headline focuses on the exclusive part. How is that "not giving a damn"?

Let's see...first few Google "News" search results are...

"Street Fighter V leaked as PS4, PC exclusive" -Ars Technica
"Capcom teases Street Fighter V as PC and PS4 exclusive" -GEEK
"New trailer reveals 'Street Fighter V' is headed to PlayStation 4 and PC" -Engadget
"Street Fighter V Exclusively On PS4 and PC?" -Twinfinite
"Street Fighter V has been revealed, exclusive to PS4 & PC" -Connected Digital World


 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
2. Re: Morning Consolidation Dec 3, 2014, 10:05 Jivaro
 
nin wrote on Dec 3, 2014, 09:27:
This is the gorgeous, gray 20th anniversary edition PS4.

Wish they'd sell the controller in a non-limited fashion. I'd take one!


Yeah, I would too. I like my black system just fine but a controller in that style would be cool.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
9. Re: On Sale Dec 2, 2014, 14:28 Jivaro
 
nin wrote on Dec 2, 2014, 08:41:
xXBatmanXx wrote on Dec 2, 2014, 08:23:
Some sort of record for me.....I have purchased zero items.....

We got bombarded with fall releases...I'm set for months...


The SWTOR eexpansion, Madden, NBA2k15, DA:I, and the backlog from hell. I haven't bought a thing from a "black friday" (or whatever) sale yet either.

I could not buy a game for a year and other than being envious of everyone else and their shiny new games....probably be just fine.

Holy hell DA:I is huge.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen at $65M
41. Re: Star Citizen at $65M Dec 1, 2014, 11:28 Jivaro
 
InBlack wrote on Dec 1, 2014, 09:01:
snip

(No disrespect intended with the snip, just didn't want to make a text brick wall.)

As the saying goes, things are worth exactly what people are willing to pay for them. I wouldn't pay 4 digits for anything having to do with PC gaming except a gaming PC itself, and only than if I was starting from scratch completely. A couple grand is a lot of money to me, regardless of what it's spent on. For other people a 1000-2000 dollar price tag is a drop in the bucket. It would appear Roberts has figured out that a great number of the people who are most interested in his game have a great deal of disposable income. I can't really fault him for seeing how much of it they are willing to throw at his game. It isn't like he is forcing the rest of us mere peasants to do the same thing.

TL;DR: I think the people spending the money are out of their minds but I don't fault Roberts.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
21. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 29, 2014, 00:24 Jivaro
 
Don't know if anyone is interested but here is a link to a "mod" that changes the tactical mode in DA:I to be more like DA:O.

It's on reddit, there are links and instructions, and it uses cheatengine. I guess that technically makes it a hack and not a mod...and you should probably (definitely) make sure not to have cheatengine running if you are going to use multiplayer.

I personally can not say whether it is worth it or not because I am not willing to go through the trouble and have always had kind of an old fashioned "I don't trust that" type relationship with Cheat Engine. Folks I game with say its great, so I thought I would pass it along in case someone here was interested since tactical mode is absolute shite.
 
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News Comments > Free Torchlight
6. Re: Mods? Nov 27, 2014, 20:02 Jivaro
 
Ant wrote on Nov 27, 2014, 12:31:
What good mods are there?

If you don't use Steam's Workshop this is a good website for mods: Runic's Fan Site.

I haven't played for a while, but there is everything from skins to conversions to new character classes. Same for the second game.

I have heard that the "Wulf Mod Pack" is good for first time players. Smooths out the rougher edges of the game but doesn't drastically change things. You can find it under mod packs on the above linked page.
 
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News Comments > Steam Autumn Sale
59. Re: Steam Autumn Sale Nov 26, 2014, 21:23 Jivaro
 
Pr()ZaC wrote on Nov 26, 2014, 18:08:
You guys Married? With Children? (cue the you-know-what theme)

Yes, but I have been "married with children" for years. The difference is that I bought a house last year where as I had been an adamant apartment renter for the previous 20 years. Houses have a way of sucking up your money and time, particularly the first few years you are in them and trying to take them from being a house to being a home.
 
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News Comments > Steam Autumn Sale
40. Re: Steam Autumn Sale Nov 26, 2014, 18:04 Jivaro
 
My backlog is, so far, winning the battle this year. Usually I buy stuff even though my backlog is ridiculously long. This year seems to be different for some reason. I have less time to play than in previous years, so that is probably part of it. I have some really well reviewed games in my backlog, which is probably a bigger part. I haven't played Dishonored yet, for example.  
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News Comments > Blackguards 2 in January
1. Re: Blackguards 2 in January Nov 26, 2014, 17:04 Jivaro
 
Sooner or later I am going to play the first one. I swears it....  
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News Comments > Free Torchlight
2. Re: Free Torchlight Nov 26, 2014, 17:03 Jivaro
 
Fun game with a ton of mods if you dig PC ARPGs and you haven't played it yet. Hard to imagine an ARPG fan who didn't already play it though. It's been 5 bucks or less a billion times.  
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News Comments > Tales from the Borderlands Released; OS X Edition Delayed
7. Re: Tales from the Borderlands Released; OS X Edition Delayed Nov 26, 2014, 10:39 Jivaro
 
Tim Collins wrote on Nov 26, 2014, 10:37:
We need BorderlandsKart ASAP

That would be....epic.
 
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
3. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Nov 24, 2014, 11:04 Jivaro
 
Fion wrote on Nov 24, 2014, 10:47:
He's being punished for being a dillweed.

I don't have a problem with that. I kinda wish it happened to dillweeds more often.
 
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News Comments > SpellForce 3 Announced
1. Re: SpellForce 3 Announced Nov 24, 2014, 10:59 Jivaro
 
A new Spellforce game that uses a modern engine would be interesting. To me anyway.  
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News Comments > WoW 10th Anniversary Celebrations
2. Re: WoW 10th Anniversary Celebrations Nov 21, 2014, 10:18 Jivaro
 
holy shit...MC. Oh the memories...  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition
78. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition Nov 19, 2014, 11:22 Jivaro
 
What Verno said is basically exactly what I was going to type. I am only 2 hours in but while I am impressed with the graphics, story, and characters I am equally disappointed with the combat, controls, and other QoL issues.

I might put this game on the backburner until either Bioware or the modders make it more fun to actually play because I have a feeling that if I wasn't so annoyed with trying to play the game there is actually a really good experience hiding in all of it.

Also...what in the world makes Bioware so horrid at hair? I made a clean shaven bald guy just so I wouldn't laugh every time the camera zoomed in on my dude. the facial hair in paticular is just soooooo bad.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
3. Re: On Sale Nov 18, 2014, 12:06 Jivaro
 
I find Amazon sales to be largely underwhelming when it comes to the games themselves. Sometimes you can get a great price buying DLC in bulk for a particular title though.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition
6. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age Inquisition Nov 18, 2014, 11:47 Jivaro
 
Didn't they release a version of the character creator ahead of the game with DA: Origins? I have long looked at that as one of those "Why doesn't every RPG do this dammit?!" moments.  
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