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News Comments > Curt Schilling on 38 Studios' Demise
5. Re: Curt Schilling on 38 Studios' Demise Jun 22, 2012, 12:37 bhcompy
 
Creston wrote on Jun 22, 2012, 12:32:
"Yeah, I bombed on that one in an epic fashion."

So what are you actually DOING to try to help these people out, now that you've bombed in an epic fashion, Curt?

*crickets*

Such a trooper. Oh, your poor 30 million dollars (out of an estimated 150 million that he's worth) that are lost. Maybe you and your wife will go out to eat only six times this week instead of the usual seven? Such hardship.

Meanwhile, where is your help for people who are now stuck with two mortgages, who get the bill from the moving company, and whose credit rating is now being ruined?

*crickets*

Creston


Well, keep in mind he's a former professional athlete. He's used to seeing people hung out to dry by management all the time, livelihood and family be damned.
 
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News Comments > World of Tanks Patched
15. Re: World of Tanks Patched Jun 21, 2012, 17:10 bhcompy
 
Lokust wrote on Jun 21, 2012, 12:02:
I definitely agree with that. The type 59 may have been stealth nerfed this patch, too. It seems to have lost some engine power.

I agree. Even with the remove speed governor and premium fuel, mine takes forever to accelerate, hanging around in the 40s on flat ground for a long time rather than quickly boosting to 55(or whatever it is). I have only played about a dozen games in my Type 59 since the patch, so I wasn't too concerned, but now that someone else noticed I'll have to look deeper.
 
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News Comments > World of Tanks Patched
14. Re: World of Tanks Patched Jun 21, 2012, 17:07 bhcompy
 
Tumbler wrote on Jun 21, 2012, 12:42:
I played a bit last night, it's fun, but not consistently. I still feel like i'm comically underpowered in the matches I'm in. Even in a tank destroyer most of my targets end up laughing at me.

I'm a TANK DESTOYER, and tanks laugh at me! It's possible i've been away long enough that many peopel are just above me and the only games available to join are the ones above me but then can't you at least give me some bonus's if I happen to do well? I remember one match went very well and I ended up with 6 kills or something crazy like that, I got decent xp but nothing crazy. Another match I end up surrounded by heavily armored tanks and somehow I manage to kill one, shot him I don't know how many times and I think OMG I got one! They'll give me tons of XP for killing someone so high above me!

Nope. Just a pitful few hundred xp. Oh you killed someone, here's some pennies.

It doesn't seem like they want the game balanced to be fun for all. Feels more like I"m just there to get blown up.

TDs are rough as they're always up-tiered, they're very expensive, and they're long grinds. For the German line there are a few sweetspots, namely the Hetzer and the JadgPanther. For the Americans, it seems to be the T25. For the Russians, well, WG loves the Russians so they're always in the sweetspot.

I found tier 5-7 to be fairly fun for the most part.. Sometimes you get bad matches, but in the normal tanks(not the scout lines, arty, or TD), you tend to matchup pretty decently outside of a few real bad tanks(3001H for instance). The Tiger P and 3601 and old KV(KV-2 now as the derp gun) are probably the most fun tanks in the middle tiers, imho.

But, yea, unless you pay for premium(and even then at tier8+), the grinds suck pretty damn bad. The best thing you can do is learn what modules you can skip so you can move on to the next tank faster if you hate the one you're in
 
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News Comments > PlanetSide 2 Trailer
36. Re: PlanetSide 2 Trailer Jun 21, 2012, 11:57 bhcompy
 
I'm sorry, "Pay to win" is when you can do things like buy superior weaponry that is only available with cash. Increasing your xp gain is not pay to win, it's called operating a free to play game and actually remaining viable and in business.  
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News Comments > World of Tanks Patched
9. Re: World of Tanks Patched Jun 21, 2012, 11:55 bhcompy
 
The Type 59 is a good tank, probably the best premium tank considering how bad the Lowe has been nerfed over time, but it's not some team dominating overpowering tank. Track it and it's dead. Shoot it in the side or in the rear of the turret and it will be ammo racked, engine damaged, or fuel tank damaged a massive amount of the time(enough so that you're spending equipment slots on wet ammo racks and co2 filled gas tanks if you actually want to survive). Yea, it can be hard to kill if you don't know where to shoot it on the front, but the tank isn't as good as other Tier 8 offerings(particularly weak in weaponry and accuracy), it just had better matchmaker weighting for a while.

As far as the update, arty is back to being its old self apparently. Does a ton damage, but, more importantly, kills crew and modules with nearly every hit(at higher tiers). This unnerfing makes the new BatChat 155 ridiculously overpowered given its 4 shot clip, turret, and awesome maneuverability. They need to separate arty HE from tank HE so they can lower the arty viability without killing tanks like the M4, Pz4, Hetzer, etc that rely completely on HE ammo to be competitive
 
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News Comments > PlanetSide 2 Trailer
20. Re: PlanetSide 2 Trailer Jun 20, 2012, 16:33 bhcompy
 
Feel kind of bad for Dust 514 with as good as this is looking, but I'm sure they're happy they're staying in the console ecosystem for now. Considering all the rumors of Sony buying out CCP because of Dust 514, this probably puts that to rest, because this game is obviously going to be successful.  
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News Comments > MechWarrior Online Founders Packages on Sale
11. Re: MechWarrior Online Founders Packages on Sale Jun 19, 2012, 22:25 bhcompy
 
I'm conflicted. I like MechWarrior, but Hawken looks like the mech game to play.  
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News Comments > Neversoft Supporting CoD
12. Re: Neversoft Supporting CoD Jun 15, 2012, 18:57 bhcompy
 
So, basically, what BF2142 was to the BF series, except since they put console first, it will just be Halo with different guns  
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News Comments > Dota 2 F2P & Store Details
16. Re: Dota 2 F2P & Store Details Jun 1, 2012, 15:19 bhcompy
 
Beelzebud wrote on Jun 1, 2012, 14:21:
bhcompy wrote on Jun 1, 2012, 00:58:
Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Counter-Strike, Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Portal, and Team Fortress)

That's got to be the dumbest criticism I've seen about a game company. TF2 and CS have been worked on by Valve longer than they were mods, and the people who created those were all given really nice jobs. The horror...

They're acquired properties. Rockstar doesn't claim they created the GTA franchise, they accurately attributed creation to the people that made it(Rockstar North, formerly DMA) in their GTA5 press release. What you're saying is like Valve claiming they created Action Quake 2 because Gooseman worked for Valve
 
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News Comments > Dota 2 F2P & Store Details
9. Re: Dota 2 F2P & Store Details Jun 1, 2012, 09:40 bhcompy
 
Jerykk wrote on Jun 1, 2012, 03:13:
It's much closer to the original DotA than LoL. You can kill your own creeps, terrain elevation affects visibility, you can destroy trees to create new paths through the jungle, etc. LoL is more casual.

LoL also doesn't charge real money for items(according to the article summary, thats it sounds like they're doing), has tighter character templates, has less item variability(there are many more items in DOTA2 as far as I can tell, but this isn't necessarily a good thing or a bad thing), and is graphically more accessible(though the recent update visually darkens the mood a bit like DOTA2)
 
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News Comments > Dota 2 F2P & Store Details
4. Re: Dota 2 F2P & Store Details Jun 1, 2012, 00:58 bhcompy
 
Valve, creators of best-selling game franchises (such as Counter-Strike, Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Portal, and Team Fortress)  
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News Comments > Star Wars Game Announcement This Week
34. Re: Star Wars Game Announcement This Week May 29, 2012, 09:14 bhcompy
 
Probably Star Wars: Minecraft  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
1. Re: Morning Tech Bits May 24, 2012, 13:19 bhcompy
 
Clan Megadeath is hosting an overclocking event?  
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
4. Re: Evening Metaverse May 24, 2012, 09:21 bhcompy
 
Tanto Edge wrote on May 24, 2012, 02:08:
y'know, it'd make sense if they integrated silverlight as well.
What? Somebody gonna file antitrust?

Considering that the Metro framework IS Silverlight, I don't think it will be a problem.

What this is is a way for the Metro side of W8, which the browser doesn't support plugins, to have some type of competitive edge
 
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News Comments > 38 Studios in Financial Trouble?
31. Re: 38 Studios in Financial Trouble? May 15, 2012, 10:57 bhcompy
 
UttiniDaKilrJawa wrote on May 14, 2012, 22:27:
Actually, I never even made it that far to find out all that stuff. As far as I was concerned the story just seemed extremely generic and failed to hook me at all. Which I found really dissappointing because I really like RA Salvatores stuff.

What is this I don't even

Salvatore is extremely generic by trade. The only person worse than Salvatore is Kevin J Anderson.
 
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News Comments > World of Warplanes Trailer
6. Re: World of Warplanes Trailer May 8, 2012, 15:31 bhcompy
 
Ozmodan wrote on May 8, 2012, 14:25:
Heavy fighters, light fighters? Doh this is NOT the world of tanks, it is planes lol. A good pilot in a light fighter will own a heavy. Manuverability is tantamount in a plane fight.

You can see these guys are clueless when it comes to planes. I will pass on this pay-to-win game.

Maybe you didn't watch the whole video or play the alpha? There is a reason for heavier planes.
 
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News Comments > World of Tanks Patched
7. Re: World of Tanks Patched May 8, 2012, 15:28 bhcompy
 
Turglar wrote on May 8, 2012, 14:06:
It's pathetic they still only have one shitty gamemode. I really doubt they are gonna add more at this point.

They have stated other game modes are slated for release this year.
 
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News Comments > The Old Republic Losing Subs; Gaining Add-ons
59. Re: The Old Republic Losing Subs; Gaining Add-ons May 8, 2012, 10:22 bhcompy
 
Theo wrote on May 8, 2012, 09:58:
bhcompy wrote on May 8, 2012, 09:25:
Beelzebud wrote on May 7, 2012, 21:14:
I just want to see an MMO that does not use the Wow FormulaDark Age of Camelot formula. Design your own combat systems. Design your own skill systems. Stop making every MMO exactly the same game with a different skin on it.

Say what you will about Asheron's Call and Everquest, but at least in that era there was a clear distinction between the games.

Fixed. I hate revisionist history.

Yher cause is DAOC totally the originator here, "revisionist", how about disscussing the games that really did provide wows fingerprint?


WoW is very much a polished and dumbed down DAoC, particularly the combat system and battleground system. At that point in time, DAoC was really on its own as a game, as it was completely different than other offerings like Anarchy Online, EQ, etc(who were all unique in their own right).

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News Comments > World of Tanks Patched
1. Re: World of Tanks Patched May 8, 2012, 10:16 bhcompy
 
Translated into European? What.. do they spell color "colour"?

 
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News Comments > The Old Republic Losing Subs; Gaining Add-ons
55. Re: The Old Republic Losing Subs; Gaining Add-ons May 8, 2012, 09:25 bhcompy
 
Beelzebud wrote on May 7, 2012, 21:14:
I just want to see an MMO that does not use the Wow FormulaDark Age of Camelot formula. Design your own combat systems. Design your own skill systems. Stop making every MMO exactly the same game with a different skin on it.

Say what you will about Asheron's Call and Everquest, but at least in that era there was a clear distinction between the games.

Fixed. I hate revisionist history.
 
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