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Signed On Feb 20, 2011, 16:53
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto V Trailer
76. Re: Grand Theft Auto V Trailer Nov 14, 2012, 16:42 Mordecai Walfish
 
Cutter wrote on Nov 14, 2012, 15:04:

Well there have been at least six extinction level events that we know of. And we know it'll happen again one day. I expect things to start getting a little harrier around the globe over the next several weeks. I'm stocking up some good wines atm. If it is the end I'm going to go out drunk as hell on the finest wines available to humanity!

Agreed. One thing I always look forward to on the proposed "doomsdays" is enjoying a good party or two =)

Cheers to the end, baby! If our Alien overlords don't save us somehow, maybe they'll at least stop being so creepy and have a drink with us, finally.
 
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto V Trailer
43. Re: Grand Theft Auto V Trailer Nov 14, 2012, 14:11 Mordecai Walfish
 
theyarecomingforyou wrote on Nov 14, 2012, 13:49:
Gameplay is obviously more important but GTAIV did poorly in that department as well and I've seen no evidence to suggest that anything has changed with GTAV.

Again, the evidence is in the history of this franchise and rockstar's handling of it. Look at the last 2D GTA titles. They had TONS more stuff to do than GTA3 did. It's very much like Intel's strategy (Tick, Tock, Tick, Tock) The "Tick" in this case, was GTA3.. a new engine, new hurdles to overcome with it to fully take advantage of it. "Tock" was Vice City/San Andreas, where you can see they really made the most of what they had. With GTAIV we entered another "Tick" phase.. meaning shiny new engine.. but not as much to do as before. GTAV is a "Tock" phase, meaning they have experience under their belt with this new engine, they know how to present it in new ways and develop more engrossing gameplay with it, just as they did with Vice City/San Andreas.

How can you say you've seen no new gameplay elements since GTAIV with whats been unveiled about GTAV? Parachuting is back, bicycles are back, that crazy dune buggy from san andreas is back.. we've seen a number of new things added that weren't in GTAIV.

If you cant see the writing on the wall.. you are either blind or just trying your hardest to create something else out of this in your mind.

Just accept it, man.. GTA is back.
 
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto V Trailer
37. Re: Grand Theft Auto V Trailer Nov 14, 2012, 13:54 Mordecai Walfish
 
Creston wrote on Nov 14, 2012, 13:32:
PC version... at least a year later... arggghhh...

Why is there so much god damned FUD going on here about this game? I understand it's exciting and everything guys.. but take a second to consider the amount of *consistency* rockstar has shown with this series in the past! It's one of the reasons this series has been so successful.

A major GTA title has *NEVER* came out on PC more than 7-8 months after it's console-exclusive original debut. This is a fact. I do not know why everyone thinks that this is going to change all of a sudden with this title.. maybe it's the whole 2012 thing creeping up on us that's got everyone so shaken. Maybe the world's gonna end in a month and a week! Well, it sounds a bit more plausible if we just forget the fact that every doomsday theory/theorist up until now has been flat-out wrong... right?

 
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto V Hype Gearing Up
11. Re: Grand Theft Auto V Hype Gearing Up Nov 14, 2012, 13:48 Mordecai Walfish
 
PHJF wrote on Nov 14, 2012, 12:30:
There are 3. The two white guys and the black guy who are standing by the helicopter talking about 2/3 through the trailer.

CCCOOOOOOOOOPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPP


(hey, it sort of happened in RDR, right?)

I certainly cannot think of any reasons they would not capitalize on the revealed 3-player aesthetic of the game with some solid co-op ^_^
 
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto V Trailer
30. Re: Grand Theft Auto V Trailer Nov 14, 2012, 13:30 Mordecai Walfish
 
theyarecomingforyou wrote on Nov 14, 2012, 12:20:
The lack of a PC version isn't forgiveable, especially after GTAIV.

Don't forget GTA3, Vice City, & San Andreas. They all released on console first and then PC about 7 months later. This really is not any kind of shocking revelation or any reason to get up in arms..

theyarecomingforyou wrote on Nov 14, 2012, 12:20:
The lack of any gameplay videos speaks volumes.

You should take a look at early trailers for the previous ones, and how much they highlight the characters and environment, and not necessarily a technical manual of all the functions in the game.. that stuff always comes closer to release. Again, nothing to get all cray cray about.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 14, 2012, 12:12 Mordecai Walfish
 
Blue wrote on Nov 14, 2012, 11:22:

Best unknown cooking show on TV: Bitchin' Kitchen.

Complete with their very own DJ.. and using vinyl, no less! Now that's bitchin'!
 
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto V Trailer
4. Re: Grand Theft Auto V Trailer Nov 14, 2012, 11:59 Mordecai Walfish
 
When I first saw pics of this game and the first trailer, the license plates all said "Los Santos", and now they all clearly say "San Andreas".

Can't help but wonder if they increased the scope of things somewhere along the way.. which seems likely with the reports of the massive size of the game world this time around. I'm just hoping Las Venturas and San Fierro are in the game as well.. but I wouldn't be surprised to see them included in DLC if they are not in the original package =)


Quboid wrote on Nov 14, 2012, 11:58:
I've yet to play more than about an hour of the GTA4 campaign thanks to the lousy controls and driving physics so I'm not holding my breath.

In the game informer article they stated that the vehicle physics are something they were unhappy with in GTAIV that it would be remedied this time around. We'll have to wait and see, either way, I guess..
 
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto V Hype Gearing Up
8. Re: Grand Theft Auto V Hype Gearing Up Nov 14, 2012, 11:38 Mordecai Walfish
 
PHJF wrote on Nov 14, 2012, 11:08:
Who the fuck is the player character?

There are 3. The two white guys and the black guy who are standing by the helicopter talking about 2/3 through the trailer.
 
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News Comments > Origin Accounts Hijacked?
15. Re: Origin Accounts Hijacked? Nov 14, 2012, 11:34 Mordecai Walfish
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Nov 14, 2012, 10:08:
This happened weeks ago already and has apparently been going on ever since.

Has nothing to do with the password. It seems a bot that goes through all Origin ID's and somehow automatically requests password resets but for what reason I don't know, since the email still goes to a secure place.

All it does is you get an email with an change-code. If you ignore it, nothing changes.

A likely scenario is a that once the bot sends out the requests for a password change, automated software scans a database of compromised e-mail accounts for the specific e-mail from Origin and then those Origin accounts are taken over.
 
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News Comments > AMD for Sale?
20. Re: AMD for Sale? Nov 14, 2012, 07:48 Mordecai Walfish
 
Armengar wrote on Nov 14, 2012, 03:55:
I still use an unlocked BE phenom 2 (x4 B50). Very decent for the price paid. As others have said, expect the majority to be affording celerons only if AMD go under.

Ditto, got a Phenom2 555BE and unlocked to a QuadCore B55 @ 3.6GHZ, stable 24/7 for 2 years now. Paid $80 for this CPU. It will be a sad day when AMD is no longer providing alternatives to Intel's CPU's.. but I've already decided to buy an Intel next time I upgrade.. unless something drastic changes with AMD's lineup between now and then.
 
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News Comments > GTA5 Trailer Countdown
12. Re: GTA5 Trailer Countdown Nov 13, 2012, 22:19 Mordecai Walfish
 
RailWizard wrote on Nov 13, 2012, 18:24:
Yeah, some time next week I will likely take a dump.....stay tuned!

Link?
 
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News Comments > Black Ops II Disc Mix-up Reward
5. Re: Black Ops II Disc Mix-up Reward Nov 13, 2012, 22:17 Mordecai Walfish
 


*REDACTED* misunderstood.

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News Comments > Valve Confirms New Engine?
50. Re: Valve Confirms New Engine? Nov 13, 2012, 01:06 Mordecai Walfish
 
Genesys wrote on Nov 12, 2012, 20:57:
theyarecomingforyou wrote on Nov 12, 2012, 15:06:
BobBob wrote on Nov 12, 2012, 14:34:
You should see this movie but don't read about it too much, to avoid spoilers: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0139809/
I'll check it out.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120907/ is similar but not quite as good imho. You probably never heard of either movie because they came out in 1999 and were completely stomped on by http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0133093/ :)

LOL, if http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120907/ would have had a title that didn't appear at first glance to be for boner pills, it might have *maybe* done a bit better
 
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News Comments > Win8 Exclusive DirectX 11.1?
61. Re: Win8 Exclusive DirectX 11.1? Nov 13, 2012, 00:38 Mordecai Walfish
 
We still use DX9 mostly thanks to your fuckery, MS. No loss here with not getting the decimal increase in DX11.

MajorD wrote on Nov 12, 2012, 11:41:
Intellivision UI comes to mind for some reason.

Am I alone here?


Intellivision had a UI? You mean command prompt?

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News Comments > Sunday Tech Bits
7. Re: Sunday Tech Bits Nov 11, 2012, 21:18 Mordecai Walfish
 
"Absolutely. To me a PC is really just a smartphone in another form factor."

Stopped reading about at this point..
 
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News Comments > Sunday Mobilization
5. Re: Sunday Mobilization Nov 11, 2012, 21:16 Mordecai Walfish
 
yay for retarded fat redneck wal-mart employees abusing apple products!

hopefully there will be sequels.
 
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News Comments > Descent Fan Remake
14. Re: Descent Fan Remake Nov 11, 2012, 21:06 Mordecai Walfish
 
It appears they are looking for some help getting this finished in a timely fashion:

"While additional modelers and sound artists are welcome, the project could especially use another VFX and concept artist as well as someone who is adept at making textures and materials."
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
12. Re: Game Reviews Nov 11, 2012, 07:40 Mordecai Walfish
 
Prez wrote on Nov 10, 2012, 21:43:
It's around 45 to 60 seconds to load a map for me.

Same here, but that's 1/5 of what the reviewer claimed, and he would have known better if he played the game more than once, as it seemed.

He also showed to be woefully unaware of how the game actually worked, and instead wrote from the viewpoint of someone that played for an hour on marines and then ragequit.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
13. Re: Morning Consolidation Nov 11, 2012, 00:55 Mordecai Walfish
 
Flatline wrote on Nov 10, 2012, 04:19:
Verno wrote on Nov 9, 2012, 11:28:
The Vita was a big gamble that is floundering in most regions and the Sony name doesn't have the pull it used to in other markets. Panasonic isn't doing too well either.

The Vita wasn't a big gamble as much as it was a stupid fucking move.

It took everything, and I do mean *everything* that went wrong with the PSP and doubled down on it. Expensive, high end hardware, check. Proprietary memory stick that costs way more than competing memory? Check. Shitty software library? Oh hell yes check. Lack of new IP for the portable (ie just endless portable versions of existing games)? Check. Online library of ancient titles ported at new release prices? Check. Developing, let alone launching, a dedicated hard core handheld without massive 3rd party support? Check. A price tag that puts it in direct competition with smartphones? Check.

The Vita shows me that Sony's gaming division is completely fucking clueless. I'd be afraid of what the PS4 ends up being with this kind of incompetence at the helm.

aah yes, but the system does have alot of potential when jailbroken =)
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. Re: World War Z Trailer Nov 10, 2012, 18:26 Mordecai Walfish
 
Killer Kane wrote on Nov 10, 2012, 14:58:
"Install Quicktime"

...sure, sure I will

I honestly cannot find a single reason that non-mac users would install this terrible program.. it's become almost a joke to most PC users.

Windows users have Quicktime Alternative and CCCP, no bloated apple crap required..
 
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