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News Comments > Star Citizen at $73M; Rental Equipment Credits Controversy
37. Re: Star Citizen at $73M; Rental Equipment Credits Controversy Feb 21, 2015, 16:57 crypto
 
StealthR6 wrote on Feb 21, 2015, 14:27:
so this is all we have and its pretty damn good for being .001 done.

hummm, so development started in 2011, that is 3.5 years(lets say) for 0.001 of a game... making the full game 3500 years away, roughly.
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
1. Re: Evening Metaverse Feb 12, 2015, 19:40 crypto
 
A rep for Comcast explained to KRQE that this happened because no humans at Comcast actually look at the checks they receive.

WTF?? So they have a robot opening envelopes, recognizing checks from other pieces of paper, traveling to the bank and making deposits? Love to see a video of this in action.
 
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News Comments > etc.
10. Re: etc. Jan 18, 2015, 22:41 crypto
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Jan 18, 2015, 21:49:
crypto wrote on Jan 18, 2015, 19:29:
silvaril wrote on Jan 18, 2015, 16:57:
WOW Forum Post:
http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/15699456199

WOW is right... people are losing their shit about not getting one for taking a break, sad and funny at the same time.

Depending on how they bought their time, 1300-1800 statute that you can buy on ebay for 150. hahahahah I love it.

Very cool move on their part, I don't know much detail behind it, but it would be cool if they were serialized with usernames.

Ill let the dust settle, then grab one for gaming history.

"Within the first day, over 200,000 players created World of Warcraft accounts...Over the Thanksgiving weekend, players continued to buy World of Warcraft in record numbers, with a total of over 350,000(a) copies of the game selling through."Source
So lets say they had, world wide, 2 million users sign up in the time frame and only 10% qualify for this...I'm guessing there are around 150K-250K statues out there. Then maybe Blizzard says "opps, sry everyone" and releases it for sale; would be worthless very quick after that. That being said 150$ would be an alright price if its solid metal with heavy detail... but start bid can be far from closing price so good luck
 
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News Comments > etc.
5. Re: etc. Jan 18, 2015, 19:29 crypto
 
silvaril wrote on Jan 18, 2015, 16:57:
WOW Forum Post:
http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/15699456199

WOW is right... people are losing their shit about not getting one for taking a break, sad and funny at the same time.
 
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
6. Re: Evening Mobilization Jan 12, 2015, 19:38 crypto
 
Cutter wrote on Jan 12, 2015, 19:04:
jdreyer wrote on Jan 12, 2015, 19:02:
Cutter wrote on Jan 12, 2015, 19:00:
Yeah, maybe if you have the hearing of Daredevil you might need a Pono, otherwise, no.

Needle and the damage done?

Yeah, stereo needle and huge fucking speakers.

Actually, there is a need for HD audio. There is a big difference between 128k and 256k audio but you need a quality stereo to notice and the right music. Songs with baselines for example will be distorted and "phrumpy", or lack the wave formation to produce the proper resonance in a large quality sub-woofer... ends up sounding like a thump verses a boom etc.. FLAC vs MP3 is a good example. But that being said, your only as good as the master your cut from. Since the industry caps recordings at 44khz/16(for CDs) rips are only that good, which is why you are seeing a return to vinyl. While scientifically speaking people only hear at those frequencies the experience of music goes far beyond some monotones at a some given frequency.
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
4. Re: Evening Metaverse Jan 7, 2015, 20:13 crypto
 
Only 25Mbps up should qualify as broadband under new FCC definition.

fixed
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 29, 2014, 18:32 crypto
 
I claim last place because the others didn't even play... cheaters!  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
13. Re: Morning Metaverse Dec 22, 2014, 19:52 crypto
 
ldonyo wrote on Dec 22, 2014, 10:29:
Julio wrote on Dec 22, 2014, 09:32:
Thanks North Korea, can't beat free!

Free as in, "There will be an ad streamed to you every five-to-ten minutes". I hate Crackle.

+1

Not just an ad but the same ad over and over and over again...

 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Arena Commander Version 1.0 Released
11. Re: Star Citizen Arena Commander Version 1.0 Released Dec 21, 2014, 19:16 crypto
 
Flak wrote on Dec 21, 2014, 18:09:
BN used to be the go-to place for all things PC Gaming, it's now the go-to place to read nonsensical musings of SC haters.

Wow, takes a shot at the whole site... the game must suck.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 30, 2014, 20:21 crypto
 
so I barely even managed to keep pace with anyone who forgot altogether

HA... Last place is mine!
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 27, 2014, 19:17 crypto
 
I watched the first episode with the old lady and she saw miniature babies for sale or something and that was it for that show... I thought it was going to be alright but... who am I?  
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General Discussion > NFL Week Eight
3. No subject Oct 23, 2014, 20:21 crypto
 
looks like I'm on a roll  
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News Comments > Star Citizen CitizenCon Trailers
22. Re: Star Citizen CitizenCon Trailers Oct 16, 2014, 18:25 crypto
 
Baristan wrote on Oct 16, 2014, 18:11:
With the free ship week I thought I would try and play Star Citizen. The last time I played Star Citizen there were bugs, but I managed to enter arena commander and fly for a few hours. Even managed to play a few multiplayer matches. The current version however is beyond buggy.

The installer crashed when I opened the advanced settings menu while patching. Tried changing a setting from a drop-down menu... another crash. Third time noticed my PC temp rising, changed SC launcher's CPU affinity to one core, it was using 100% of the CPU(must have been verifying the cash). After a while CPU usage dropped to 50%. Still way to high for a launcher.

My 5 minutes trying to play:
Game loads. Open up the menu to change graphic settings to low(high textures caused my PC to randomly pause during combat in the old version) click the arrow to lower the setting, and nothing happens. Click it again... Crash to desktop. Reload game and managed to get the settings to low. Enter arena commander and try an offline race. Throttle up and hit 'x' to start --ship flies to the left crashing into the building-- instant death. New patch had reset my controls, mapping strafe to the thumb slider on my x-52. Didn't want to risk another crash to desktop so I kept playing with the default joystick mapping. After a respawn I managed to fly through two gates before the ship started spinning out of control crashing into a building. Respawned, the ship is still spinning. Could slow the spinning with joystick input, but not stop it. Exit to hanger. The view is still spinning. Reboot and load SC again this time the HUD changes size while waiting for the race to start. Most of the ships HUD is now off screen. The spinning starts again before the first gate.

After 5 min of trying to play I gave up. Should have given up after I found multiple bugs in the installer.

Nice! thanks
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Nears $58M
62. Re: Star Citizen Nears $58M Oct 13, 2014, 18:43 crypto
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Oct 13, 2014, 14:51:
And "quicker?". ROFL. You do realize that the FULL Squadron 42 was originally supposed to come out in about a month from now, right?
According to the livestream we're now getting THE FIRST EPISODE at the end of 2015. That's a full year delay for only 20% of what was originally promised. Wow! That's quick!

Nice! worth the three pages of blah posts, thanks
 
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News Comments > DICE: BF4 Launch "Absolutely" Damaged Player Trust
41. Re: DICE: BF4 Launch Oct 8, 2014, 18:58 crypto
 
I can absolutely say that we lost [player] trust in the game's launch and the early parts of the year,

They should not have added the word player because he never intended to use the word. He says "trust" 6 times in 10 sentences... thats some heavily manipulative PR... in fact its called brainwashing
A study on the phenomenon exposed one group to an opinion repeated by three different people, another to that same opinion repeated by one person multiple times. Incredibly, the group subjected to one single guy repeating the opinion was three times more susceptible to changing their own opinions than the others. Even when we actively register that it's just one person spouting bullshit, we're still likely to believe it.In other words, people who are obsessive or dickish enough to keep repeating a wrong idea have a natural advantage in human society, and probably always have.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
10. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 4, 2014, 07:57 crypto
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Oct 3, 2014, 13:00:
Beamer wrote on Oct 3, 2014, 12:20:
eRe4s3r wrote on Oct 3, 2014, 12:13:
Beamer wrote on Oct 3, 2014, 12:10:
Creston wrote on Oct 3, 2014, 11:37:
Comcast pizza party... I'd laugh if it wasn't so sad. At least they apparently sprung for good pizza. I would have fully expected Comcast to show up with 2 small, plain cheese pizzas from Cici's or something.

They haven't done this in my building yet because my building doesn't have CondoInternet. The one I was supposed to move into did, but I switched to this one at the last minute since it has a ridiculous view, but no CondoInternet. Apparently I'm the only one bugging the leasing office.

I find it funny that they mention X1 at the end. I would love X1, but you can't get it out here without also getting landline. Guess what, Comcast: no one in an apartment in this part of Seattle has a fucking landline. No one in this neighborhood is over 60.

You would trade gigabit internet for a good view? Shame on you! ^^

I look North and I see the Space Needle about 500 yards away, look West and see the Puget Sound sprawling out about 500 yards away, and look South and see Mt. Rainer in the distance.

It's pretty awesome and I'm going to miss it when I leave Seattle.

I guess I have the simple problem of understanding what the POINT of a good view out a window is. Doesn't enrich my life one bit...
I'm trying to understand how you get a condo with a full 180 degree view, either its a penthouse unit or he owns the entire side of a flr... regardless, Im thinking that life is already enriched and the view is just a side effect
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
1. Re: Morning Consolidation Oct 3, 2014, 21:11 crypto
 
Destiny Mythbusters Test Some of the Rumors Surrounding Bungie's Latest.

If dorkly needs 15+ 3rd party scripts to show an embeded video then its not worth watching.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen's $55M Sets Crowdfunding Record
37. Re: Star Citizen's $55M Sets Crowdfunding Record Oct 1, 2014, 19:29 crypto
 
NKD wrote on Oct 1, 2014, 12:38:
Flatline wrote on Oct 1, 2014, 12:12:
Julio wrote on Oct 1, 2014, 11:59:
I'm curious to see where this one finishes at before the final (well as final as this game will be) game comes out. Wonder how well it will trend on microtransactions post release too.

If they want to profit they'll probably have to have microtransactions out the ass, seeing as everyone who wants a copy will have a copy before it launches.

Also, wouldn't the 11 billion alphas and betas of Minecraft qualify as crowdfunding? That was a totally indie effort and made like 250 million in 2012 alone.

Eh I don't really think that's crowdfunding. The product was being made regardless of how much money it was making. It was simply available for purchase.

There was no organized effort to say "Hey, we have a goal, but we need your financial help to reach it!"

agreed, it is all sales numbers. The record should be for selling intangible items like plots on the moon or Madoff Investment Securities.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 15, 2014, 22:35 crypto
 
Efflixi wrote on Sep 15, 2014, 09:14:
Ok, so our Pick'em group. I'm ranked #2 and while I didn't choose randomly, I might as well have! I picked two teams that I know, and the rest of the matchups, i simply picked the underdog. How the hell do I get to be rank #2? Even in ESPN total standings I'm ranked 2290ish out of over a million signups. I just don't get it...

Underdogs have something to work for so they give it their all at the start... they also have more off time so very eager to play. Probably won't last past mid season
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
19. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 5, 2014, 19:57 crypto
 
Good, always get redirected when trying to use .com so I figured your link wouldn't work. Now to figure out if pre-order arkham knight for the old lady will get her the bonus content...  
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