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Signed On Jan 15, 2011, 15:57
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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Goes Back to Karkand
34. Re: Battlefield 3 Goes Back to Karkand Dec 13, 2011, 18:39 Sacrifex
 
I'm glad that the pack is not free to all PC players for one reason. Everyone who wanted to be a drama queen and ragequit their pre-order, but bought the game, has to pay a fee. It's rare that such exacting justice gets dealt out to the entitled masses. I'd have preferred if anyone who ragequit and came crawling back had to pay more than $15 honostly, but I can settle for savoring their infinite tears and butthurt over less than the cost of a crappy lunch on the town.  
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News Comments > On Skyrim DLC
8. Re: On Skyrim DLC Dec 11, 2011, 18:12 Sacrifex
 
I could see some whining if the game was lacking to begin with, but, creating three accounts on a gaming news site to cry/troll about DLC to a game of the year contender? Leave the heavy lifting to the experienced trolls. At least Space Captain will be funny about it.

We are dissapoint.
 
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News Comments > BRINK Free Weekend
1. Re: BRINK Free Weekend Dec 1, 2011, 21:09 Sacrifex
 
Unfortunately, even at a cost of zero dollars, you're being cruelly cheated out of the time you spend on it.

The game may possibly have stood a chance had Splash Damage responded to critics early, fixed the tech issues/bugs, and released more content in month one/two. Instead, they still have a buggy pile months later, released extra content way too late to stop players from jumping ship, and just now got to coding in some of their promised improvements from a long time ago.

At this point, the game can never even crack the Steam top 100 - which, for essentially a Multiplayer only game (the AI is amongst the worst I've seen in recent times), is a very, very bad thing.

It's a shame, because I badly wanted it to live up to even a portion of the hype it generated.
 
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News Comments > I Am Alive PC Follow-up
12. Re: I Am Alive PC Follow-up Nov 24, 2011, 14:30 Sacrifex
 
Seriously, do these people not have any grey-matter to weigh their heads down?

If you're going to want to sell something to people, now, or in the future, perhaps it would be a good idea not to go out of your way to issue an inflammatory statement meant solely to shit directly on their faces.

If someone was going to give you their cash, you sure as hell are going to have a harder time getting it now - so, why say anything at all.

These fuckin' people need to be issued helmets with built-in droolrags and get shoved in a corner.

 
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News Comments > No PC Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
16. Re: No PC Ghost Recon: Future Soldier Nov 24, 2011, 14:16 Sacrifex
 
I hope you can see me not buying your games, because I'm doing it as hard as I can.

I'd give a rabid pitbull a handjob in front of my grandma before I'd give a single cent to Ubi, or anyone else practicing their special form of customer service.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Patched
17. Re: Battlefield 3 Patched Nov 22, 2011, 15:26 Sacrifex
 
Things are getting ugly in the forums, as the moderators are going on a thread censor/lock spree, without even reading the posts.

Posted a clean joke post (very silly air to it, not a single offensive word or curse), which was getting some fun replies in short order, and then it gets wiped and locked because of the title.

The moderator's reply made it obvious that he thought he was erasing and locking a serious thread. While it only took a minute or two to write the post, I'm disgusted that they're "solving" the problem of people being mad about a patch by wiping any thread discussing it, without so much as reading them first. Guess I should just be glad I didn't have my Origin account banned.
 
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News Comments > Brink Patch Coming
6. Re: Brink Patch Coming Nov 15, 2011, 23:32 Sacrifex
 
I sincerely hope they launch it as paid DLC, so that we can be absolutely certain that they're just trolling, and don't actually believe they can resurrect the double-turdburger they tried to feed us all.

At least then we can remember Splash Damage as having a sense of humor about their shortcomings before they get shut down, rather than as a bunch of disillusioned twats.
 
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News Comments > AMD Cuts 1,400 Jobs
3. Re: AMD Cuts 1,400 Jobs Nov 3, 2011, 21:10 Sacrifex
 
After the abject failure of Bulldozer, and the ominous firing of their CEO before its launch, I had a feeling this was coming. Sad stuff to hear about them losing their jobs.

I as well hope AMD pulls through, but it seems the only thing they're getting right at the moment is their GPU lineup, and by association, their APU.

With no-one to push Intel, the tech will flounder, and get very expensive, very quickly. Bad news for everyone outside of Intel's HQ.

Edit: Grammar Failure.
 
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News Comments > BF3 Caspian Border Testing; Open Beta Issues
30. Re: BF3 Caspian Border Testing; Open Beta Issues Oct 7, 2011, 14:27 Sacrifex
 
bawaga wrote on Oct 7, 2011, 13:39:



-Cheaters and exploiters are running around freely and all they can say is that you're studying them. How bout some early bans to restore faith in BF community


Stopped reading right there. If you really think it is more important to ban cheaters in a free beta they could sign up again for (costing a grand total of zero), rather than study their methods before primetime, then its very, very unlikely you're really capable of any worthwhile commentary.
 
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News Comments > Dead Island "Private Joke" Goes Public
58. Re: Dead Island Sep 8, 2011, 17:35 Sacrifex
 
Atomic wrote on Sep 8, 2011, 17:17:
Sacrifex wrote on Sep 8, 2011, 16:38:
The gaming industry truly disgusts me.

He says, while perusing, and taking the time to post in, a gaming industry related website. Seems to me, if you hated it so much, you couldn't stand to be even here... just sayin'...

Wow, did you hear the loud whooshing sound above you just now?
 
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News Comments > Dead Island "Private Joke" Goes Public
36. Re: Dead Island Sep 8, 2011, 16:38 Sacrifex
 
Draugr wrote on Sep 8, 2011, 15:17:
Things like this make me embarrassed to be a gamer sometimes. The sexism in the gaming culture is the one thing I'd love to see take a hike, more than anything. That will take time, of course.

Also, why would fox news care about Women's equality? When did that happen? Pretty sure it's never unless you happen to be a Republican woman running for office.

I understand this thing were talking about in the game wasn't meant for primetime, but I think it is indicative of the 'gaming cultures' view of women (generally speaking of course, I understand that not all gamers would be guilty of this.)

Yeah, compared to the horrors of being called a nasty name in gaming code, the overall lack of fair pay, public mocking, glass ceilings, and instances of sexual harassment/assault women in other mainstream male dominated fields (Sports Journalism in this example) have to deal with seem like a blessing.

The gaming industry truly disgusts me.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Physical Warfare Pack Trailer
13. Re: Battlefield 3 Physical Warfare Pack Trailer Sep 2, 2011, 17:44 Sacrifex
 
Between MW3 absorbing a decent chunk of the undesirable crowd, and the tin-foil hatters saying they're passing because "zomg EA spyware is scanning my drives for noodz," I'm looking forward to the PC playerbase of BF3 being somewhat higher quality than average.

Not expecting miracles, but a few of the more vocal dregs are falling off, so, it's a start.
 
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News Comments > New AMD/ATI Reference Drivers
6. Re: New AMD/ATI Reference Drivers Aug 17, 2011, 18:45 Sacrifex
 
Been running these (albeit, the preview 11.8 drivers released with the 11.7's) for over a month, without any problems: installing, or running.

While AMD certainly can improve their driver support (I'm looking at you Crossfire), I've yet to have/see any issues like the constant outpouring of "I installed these drivers and they killed my wife/child/dog, then made me watch while they barbequed/ate the battered corpses," that comes up in every single AMD driver thread here on Blues.

I've used multiple mismatched Crossfire setups in my day, with beta drivers, and no lack of overclocking/tweaking - If this stuff is as common is it would seem, shouldn't I have been gruesomely killed in some sort of explosive driver snafu by now?

5-6+ years ago, sure, the drivers were a mess - now? Either fanboi lulz, or PEBKAC.
 
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News Comments > New AMD Drivers and Driver Preview
2. Re: New AMD Drivers and Driver Preview Jul 27, 2011, 17:06 Sacrifex
 
The 11.7's seem kinda meh based on the changelog, but, the Preview 11.8's interest me very much with a potential 30% boost using MLAA. I'm hopping on that bandwagon myself, because hey, why not?  
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News Comments > Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition Patch
5. Re: Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition Patch Jul 16, 2011, 19:13 Sacrifex
 
I'm glad to hear the crippleware function is being removed, but let's not confuse damage control with good will.

Removing crippling DRM is great and all, but I can't help but feel like someone being told that even though the chef farted in my dinner, it's ok because they fanned off the stink before bringing it out for me to eat. That's great, but, I'd prefer if nobody farted in my dinner in the first place.

Bon appetit?

(Edit - Autocorrect is fun!)

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News Comments > Battlefield 3 Specs?
10. Re: Battlefield 3 Specs? Jul 8, 2011, 13:14 Sacrifex
 
Glad I wasn't the only one thinking that. (Edit - re: 10 v 15 gigs)

On the console hating bit, yeah, this time around a dev decided to go big on PC, but for every time that happens, there are another fifty times that the console players get superior experiences as they're the lead SKU, and our beefy PC's get shitty ports.

Realistically, there's not much to mock them about - most times their antique hardware does them more favors than our crazy overkill rigs, and at a fraction of the cost.

That said, I still can't wait to play this monster at its best.
 
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News Comments > Dungeon Siege III Demo
62. Re: Dungeon Siege III Demo Jun 7, 2011, 18:39 Sacrifex
 
On the subject of the Steam forums... if it had one, it seems that it's been pulled. Link is down on the game page, and I can't find anything.

I'd toss in my few cents, but it I think everything has already been said about this steamer.

Edit: Oops, found the DS Series board. I was looking for a specific game board. I am shamed.
 
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News Comments > SSFIV AE Uses Always-On DRM
4. Re: SSFIV AE Uses Always-On DRM May 25, 2011, 21:43 Sacrifex
 
Lost my sale right there. First day -> Never.

I can deal with online activations, and other sane forms of DRM, even if I don't like being treated like a criminal as a paying customer, but I will never pay money to own a piece of crippleware which requires a persistent connection. Wouldn't buy anything from Ubi, and won't buy this.

Fuck Capcom - hope it gets hacked in a week, just so they can sit on it and spin.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
4. Re: Op Ed May 21, 2011, 17:58 Sacrifex
 
If there is one upside to the Brink apologists, it's that we can now have an objective way to determine if a site/reviewer is simply a Devwhore/mouthpiece, or instead, if they've got the balls to rag on a bad game when needed.

Site gives sub-par, buggy, over-hyped game almost 90% rating, and publishes an article after-the-fact trying to say we're simply too dumb to understand the game, unlike themselves whom possess the intelligence to see the beauty in it... Check! Yep, they're tools.

On the other hand, props to any site/editor that wasn't afraid to blast a crappy product for fear of reprisal, etc...
 
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News Comments > Brink Patch Next Week
21. Re: Brink Patch Next Week May 21, 2011, 12:34 Sacrifex
 
ColoradoHoudini wrote on May 20, 2011, 22:37:
At this point.. I am waiting for a demo that won't ever come huh?


The absolute last thing they want you to be doing is testing their code without already having spent your non-refundable money right now.

They're not exactly going to be attracting players in droves if the players can see the state the game is in. At this juncture, it's time to cash in on people who are willing to buy early without testing, because this game is going bargain bin fast.
 
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