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Signed On Aug 10, 2010, 20:50
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News Comments > Company of Heroes 2?
13. Re: Company of Heroes 2? Dec 20, 2011, 14:26 bhcompy
 
Didn't Relic announce a few months ago that they were working on a non-CoH, non-Warhammer IP?  
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News Comments > BF2143 Hinted?
12. Re: BF2143 Hinted? Dec 19, 2011, 10:52 bhcompy
 
Turglar wrote on Dec 19, 2011, 10:34:
I never was a huge fan of 2142, I wish they'd make another WW2 game with the frostbite 2 engine.

Indeed. The best thing about WW2 as an era for videogames is that there is no goddamned technology to fark things up. No guided shells/missiles, no infrared/thermal vision, no autoshotguns, no LMGs with sniper scopes and silencers(or that you can even fire from the hip), etc. Makes for a funner experience. I'd personally love to replay something like the original MoH with the Frostbite engine

And 2142 had shit for vehicles
 
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News Comments > On MW3 Bans
8. Re: On MW3 Bans Dec 15, 2011, 11:30 bhcompy
 
Paranoid Jack wrote on Dec 15, 2011, 11:19:
Yes, I know they are using VAC on the PC version but like PB it is very limited and no company yet has come up with a way to do more than slow the hackers down. Some would say there is no way to permanently stop hackers/cheaters because every time VAC/PB makes changes they will just work around them. I tend to agree. So in other words the horse is already out of the barn?

Well, there is a way around it, and one day it will be enforced, and that will be requiring you to use OnLive to play.
 
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News Comments > Back to Karkand Instructions
9. Re: Back to Karkand Instructions Dec 14, 2011, 17:48 bhcompy
 
CreamyBlood wrote on Dec 14, 2011, 16:05:

I'm looking for a game that's on par with something that set it's own standard almost a decade ago.


Which is why one day I'm going to remake Rogue Spear with modern graphics
 
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News Comments > New AMD/ATI Catalyst Drivers
24. Re: New AMD/ATI Catalyst Drivers Dec 14, 2011, 17:38 bhcompy
 
Hopefully the random BF3 crash/BSOD problems I've had since installing 11.11c go away with the new drivers  
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News Comments > MW3 Beats Avatar to $1B
11. Re: MW3 Beats Avatar to $1B Dec 12, 2011, 11:22 bhcompy
 
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News Comments > GSC/S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Statement Monday
23. Re: GSC/S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Statement Monday Dec 10, 2011, 21:33 bhcompy
 
Mad Max RW wrote on Dec 10, 2011, 21:30:
bhcompy wrote on Dec 10, 2011, 21:24:
Mad Max RW wrote on Dec 10, 2011, 19:46:
Narrow FOV as a gameplay feature is a total fabrication. For most PC gamers it's as essential as vertical sync, turning on/off mouse acceleration/smoothing, and screen resolution.

It's a single player game. Single player games are about controlling the environment and mood of the game. Stop crying.

/also, vsync is essential?

I can't believe people are making an argument out of this. And vsync is absolutely essential if you're getting tearing across the screen.

Are there any sane people left on this site to back me up?

People still have tearing problems? What is this? 2001? Last game I had any tearing problems with was Farcry 1
 
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News Comments > GSC/S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Statement Monday
20. Re: GSC/S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Statement Monday Dec 10, 2011, 21:24 bhcompy
 
Mad Max RW wrote on Dec 10, 2011, 19:46:
Narrow FOV as a gameplay feature is a total fabrication. For most PC gamers it's as essential as vertical sync, turning on/off mouse acceleration/smoothing, and screen resolution.

It's a single player game. Single player games are about controlling the environment and mood of the game. Stop crying.

/also, vsync is essential?
 
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News Comments > GSC/S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Statement Monday
14. Re: GSC/S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Statement Monday Dec 10, 2011, 18:33 bhcompy
 
I just hope that if it does continue development somewhere it remains in indy hands. Any mainstream publisher/developer would kill what makes it great  
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News Comments > New World of Tanks Record
8. Re: New World of Tanks Record Dec 8, 2011, 16:15 bhcompy
 
Love WoT. Good time passer and doesn't use many resources, so I usually play in downtime between fleet activity in EVE  
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News Comments > FlatOut 3 Next Week
18. Re: FlatOut 3 Next Week Dec 7, 2011, 14:13 bhcompy
 
wtf_man wrote on Dec 7, 2011, 08:20:

FlatOut 3 looks like utter garbage. Why the fuck isn't Bugbear making this?

As I stated(and has been posted here on Blues), they have the Ridge Racer IP now and they're working on making that FlatOut-esque.
 
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News Comments > FlatOut 3 Next Week
7. Re: FlatOut 3 Next Week Dec 6, 2011, 23:38 bhcompy
 
Luckily, the new Ridge Racer game from BugBear looks like it will fill the spot that FlatOut 3 was supposed to fill, but, unfortunately, minus rally mode.  
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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Patch This Week
17. Re: Battlefield 3 Patch This Week Dec 5, 2011, 01:10 bhcompy
 
bigspender wrote on Dec 5, 2011, 00:54:
the thing that confuses me is that, a lot of key features that were established as good ideas in previous battlefield games didn't make it into battlefield 3. its amazing.

for example the excellent squad and spawn system - why has it gone backwards?

or e.g. the chatbox. gone backwards as well

Pretty simple: Consoles.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Patch This Week
8. Re: Battlefield 3 Patch This Week Dec 4, 2011, 21:46 bhcompy
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Dec 4, 2011, 20:15:
Well that doesn't exactly fix the bad map design There should be some access above the metro.. it boggles the mind why they made this map not as a 2-layer map, above ground and below ground.. it would add the much needed flanking possibility to get past B and generally open up this corridor nightmare.

I realize chance for that is NILL, but hopefully the map-pack coming up is gonna add better maps. Fact is metro is BY FAR the worst and most boring map of the whole set. well imo

It is a dedicated infantry map. The fact that it has infantry bottlenecks doesn't bother me one bit. Boring isn't the word I'd use. Annoying is more operative when everyone has frag autoshotguns. Given proper weapon balancing, it will be a great map. As it is, it's just a great map for raising ranks.
 
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News Comments > EverQuest Cheaters on Notice
25. Re: EverQuest Cheaters on Notice Dec 4, 2011, 19:42 bhcompy
 
Animals for Crackers wrote on Dec 4, 2011, 07:31:
ShowEQ wasn't even that easy, you had to have a second box running Linux to even do it. I did have a buddy who ran it, and it was neat to look at, but the only real advantage it gave you was allowing you to know if a Rare Spawn was up in the zone. Not exactly the greatest of advantages for what was required to run it.

There's a crap-ton more applications in being able to see every player/NPC/mob on the map than simply knowing if a Rare spawn is up, especially on pvp servers where camps are contestable and large guilds can be ready to mobilize against each other at a moments notice.

On a solo/PVE basis, I'd agree it's maybe almost not worth the hassle but still valuable.

Yes, but this was never the case in early EQ when ShowEQ was useful.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Patch This Week
4. Re: Battlefield 3 Patch This Week Dec 4, 2011, 19:36 bhcompy
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Dec 4, 2011, 17:21:
No Metro changes...


I'd say that nerfing IRNV, autoshotties, and fully automatic accuracy is a good enough nerf for Metro for now.
 
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News Comments > EverQuest Cheaters on Notice
20. Re: EverQuest Cheaters on Notice Dec 4, 2011, 01:42 bhcompy
 
Drezden wrote on Dec 3, 2011, 23:42:
descender wrote on Dec 3, 2011, 12:08:
Anyone know what they are referring to? I remember way back when... like 8 years ago when I played EQ there was a ShowEQ thing that would give you a map of the entire zone you were in with all of the mobs populated on it. Has it gotten worse than that?

ShowEQ wasn't even that easy, you had to have a second box running Linux to even do it. I did have a buddy who ran it, and it was neat to look at, but the only real advantage it gave you was allowing you to know if a Rare Spawn was up in the zone. Not exactly the greatest of advantages for what was required to run it.

The rare spawns, yes, but also loot. The spawns spawned with the loot in inventory and this information was sent to the clients. This was subsequently changed as a result, of course
 
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News Comments > EverQuest Cheaters on Notice
14. Re: EverQuest Cheaters on Notice Dec 3, 2011, 20:31 bhcompy
 
[VG]Reagle wrote on Dec 3, 2011, 11:38:
HAHAHAHA If they KNOW who the cheaters are they would ban them right away.

This proves they dont know and are unable to detect them.

There probably are a high percentage of cheaters. CCP did the same with EVE. Stated we're coming after you so you better stop, then proceeded to actively campaign against them a short time later and banning a few percent of their user base(which is a pretty significant number if you ask me)
 
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News Comments > BF3 Back to Karkand Release Dates
23. Re: BF3 Back to Karkand Release Dates Dec 2, 2011, 16:06 bhcompy
 
Verno wrote on Dec 2, 2011, 11:17:
The game is pretty well balanced imo, except that OP USAS shotgun with the frag rounds that is crazy.

Eh I don't know, the game feels very poorly balanced right now between some overpowered attachments/unlocks and some glaring map design issues. They really need to take another balance pass at both the maps and attachments. Some of the unlocks are really unfair too, I have guided shell in the tank and its basically a win button versus any tank driver who lacks it unless he has 2 pocket engineers. Damavand Peak CQ needs a revisit, Firestorm needs its points spread out and so on. The Recon kit in general is so situational and the gadgets so limited that it's almost useless. It's all fixable stuff for sure but Dice needs to actually start doing something about it.

BtK will bring back a lot of players but they'll just be gone again afterward if they don't start addressing issues.


Yes, there is more to it than just autoshotty+frag. LMGs shouldn't have zoom, silencers, or extended mags(they don't use mags, certain guns may be appropriate for larger drums based on real world use). Thermal vision shouldn't even be in the game. There shouldn't be a fully automatic(or de facto) handgun that is as powerful as the current one is. etc

And yes, some of the maps are too poorly thought out and favor one team, or essentially ends the map prematurely once a particular point is reached(losing all the CPs in metro as the subway spawn, for instance).
 
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News Comments > BF3 Back to Karkand Release Dates
22. Re: BF3 Back to Karkand Release Dates Dec 2, 2011, 15:58 bhcompy
 
spindoctor wrote on Dec 2, 2011, 15:43:
SXO wrote on Dec 2, 2011, 14:49:
That being said, I think everybody needs to take a step back and look at what EA is actually doing.

Everybody can see it. It's just that because it's Battlefield, they give it a free pass. Or more accurately, because it's not Call of Duty, they give it a free pass.

If people found out that Activision was creating a map pack 6 months before release and it would have 4 old maps in it, they would be screaming bloody murder. But when Battlefield does it, hypocrisy kicks in and everyone is okay with it. Everyone complains about how Call of Duty costs 60$, but BF3 is a 75$ game on release day unless you pre-ordered it and everyone is cool with it.


Problem is you're not looking hard enough. Gamestop, Best Buy, etc still have pre-release copies(aka Limited Edition) that come with the expansion bundled in. I went to Gamestop on Black Friday and bought the game(with Karkand) for $40. Best Buy had it for $30, but they had no PC copies in store(not unexpected).

 
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