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Signed On Aug 10, 2010, 20:50
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News Comments > Duke Nukem Forever DLC Details?
20. Re: Duke Nukem Forever DLC Details? Jun 9, 2011, 15:35 bhcompy
 
Minuit wrote on Jun 9, 2011, 14:49:
Jonny5 wrote on Jun 9, 2011, 11:50:
the game gets so over the top fun it will be talked about a year from now!

You may be right. Even after eleven years, people are still talking about Daikatana.

You're still its bitch
 
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News Comments > Respawn Making Sci-fi Shooter
13. Re: Respawn Making Sci-fi Shooter Jun 9, 2011, 10:37 bhcompy
 
Dust 514.  
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News Comments > DICE on (Free) Battlefield 3 Battleog
11. Re: DICE on (Free) Battlefield 3 Battleog Jun 4, 2011, 00:56 bhcompy
 
spindoctor wrote on Jun 3, 2011, 23:00:
Will they be adding what is now known as Theater mode, or demo recording in the game? I was pleasantly surprised to see it in Black Ops and enjoyed it quite a bit. It was probably the first time demo recording was implemented in a non Valve/Source game in many years. Of course, they're making it a paid feature in COD Elite which means I won't be using it again but it is a nifty thing. So, will Battlefield have it as well?

Isn't this what fraps is for?
 
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News Comments > Sound Core3D Announced
11. Re: Sound Core3D Announced May 31, 2011, 13:36 bhcompy
 
Verno wrote on May 31, 2011, 11:15:
Creative may not be Satan but they sure as hell can't write a driver worth a damn.

No, they most definitely are. Completely ruined the industry with their frivolous patent lawsuits against Aureal. The sound card industry has been pretty much stagnant and overpriced ever since
 
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News Comments > FIFA 12 Trailer, New Engine Skips PC
8. Re: FIFA 12 Trailer, New Engine Skips PC May 27, 2011, 19:17 bhcompy
 
There hasn't been a fun soccer game since Super Sidekicks 2  
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News Comments > THQ Signs Turtle Rock
9. Re: THQ Signs Turtle Rock May 27, 2011, 09:20 bhcompy
 
InBlack wrote on May 27, 2011, 04:47:
Why would they back them financially if they left the nest? Makes no sense.

Microsoft owns a huge chunk of Apple. Good investments make money
 
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News Comments > The Baconing Announced
1. Re: The Baconing Announced May 26, 2011, 17:18 bhcompy
 
Is The Baconing anything like The Quickening?  
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
1. Re: Morning Mobilization May 24, 2011, 12:05 bhcompy
 
500 new features, many of which were available in WM6.x  
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News Comments > BlizzCon Tickets on Sale Saturday
8. Re: BlizzCon Tickets on Sale Saturday May 18, 2011, 16:49 bhcompy
 
I wonder what the resale value is on those tickets. I live the there  
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News Comments > Premium WoW Cross-Realm Play
28. Re: Premium WoW Cross-Realm Play May 18, 2011, 16:42 bhcompy
 
And for the record, this is why MMOs like EVE and Anarchy Online are great. 1 server, no bs like this  
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News Comments > New Total War Game in The Works
10. Re: New Total War Game in The Works May 18, 2011, 16:40 bhcompy
 
Mexico: Total Drug War  
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News Comments > Premium WoW Cross-Realm Play
20. Re: Premium WoW Cross-Realm Play May 18, 2011, 13:33 bhcompy
 
nin wrote on May 18, 2011, 10:38:

And the monetization of WOW continues...


This is what happens when you're a publicly owned company reporting to shareholders instead of your customers
 
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News Comments > More MW3 in November Clues
1. Re: More MW3 in November Clues May 16, 2011, 11:29 bhcompy
 
MechWarrior 3? Ohhh... COD:MW3.  
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News Comments > AvP Sequel Downplayed
24. Re: AvP Sequel Downplayed May 13, 2011, 09:55 bhcompy
 
This was just a remake of the original wasn't it? The original was bombass, by the way. No other game had it where you could staple corpses to the wall with the Predator sniper. Plus it had the LithTech engine, my favorite engine.  
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News Comments > Modern Warfare 3 Details?
18. Re: Modern Warfare 3 Details? May 11, 2011, 09:51 bhcompy
 
Razumen wrote on May 10, 2011, 21:03:
bhcompy wrote on May 10, 2011, 20:37:
Destructible environments, eh? There's not going to be anything left after the first 30 seconds of nade spam each round

Frag grenades don't cause that much damage to the environment, they're anti-personnel weapons.

Maybe you haven't played BFBC2?
 
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News Comments > Modern Warfare 3 Details?
1. Re: Modern Warfare 3 Details? May 10, 2011, 20:37 bhcompy
 
Destructible environments, eh? There's not going to be anything left after the first 30 seconds of nade spam each round  
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News Comments > Valve: Steam Good for Retail
6. Re: Valve: Steam Good for Retail May 10, 2011, 10:37 bhcompy
 
Tom wrote on May 10, 2011, 10:34:
"People who use Amazon still go to bookstores."

Yeah, to browse, then I buy it from Amazon. Brick and mortar has too much overhead to compete with online operations.

Depends.. Amazon requires you to spend $25 to qualify for free shipping(and you must buy from Amazon directly, plus it's not every book). A $10 mass market paperback might be a dollar or two less at Amazon, but unless you're buying enough for free shipping AND you buy from Amazon direct, you'll probably break even buying it in person at a b&m store.
 
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News Comments > Valve: Steam Good for Retail
5. Re: Valve: Steam Good for Retail May 10, 2011, 10:35 bhcompy
 
InBlack wrote on May 10, 2011, 10:06:
However software is software. Physical CD or DVD discs make for garish christmass decorations but otherwise their physical use is very limited...

Depends on the packaging, though. In Japan, you get tons of extras with games. Artwork and such. In the US, you got those things with special editions(mostly, there are exceptions), but maybe you want to buy that special edition.

When I purchased SoaSE on Impulse they sent me a box with a DVD by mail as well as allowing me to download it through Impulse.
 
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News Comments > Valve on Episodes
22. Re: Valve on Episodes May 9, 2011, 16:37 bhcompy
 
Chairman Kaga wrote on May 9, 2011, 15:14:
Silicon Avatar wrote on May 9, 2011, 14:30:
He doesn't sound like a pod person, he just sounds like a creative person who needs barriers put around him so he will focus and not wander off into la-la land.

This is typical of the "artist's studio" -- nothing ever gets finished because the creative people are always being creative and want to throw everything in. A business always needs at least one solid business person that's able to keep things in check. So long as you avoid going off the deep end with the whole Bobby Kotick "we want to drain all the fun out of game development" brand of crazy.

I'm reminded of a clip from the recent Blizzard 20th anniversary retrospective, where they had the option to sell out to Interplay (the "creative" game company) or to Davidson and Associates (the "business guys"). In the end they chose Davidson, for precisely the reasons outlined above.

(And yes, I do find it ironic that Blizzard ended up married to Activision.)

Basically, Valve is Stephen King and the Dark Tower
 
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Black Ops Double XP
5. Re: Call of Duty: Black Ops Double XP May 8, 2011, 01:54 bhcompy
 
PS3 CODBO owners need not apply  
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