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Signed On Mar 8, 2011, 17:00
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News Comments > CDPR on Witcher 3 Graphics Downgrades
25. Re: CDPR on Witcher 3 Graphics Downgrades May 21, 2015, 10:21 ItBurn
 
This is total BS. They knew very well that the game wouldn't look this good in the end. It's been proven time and time again that having unrealistic graphics at E3 is good for sales and the downgrades have little to no impact on sales either.

That being said, you can trust that they're not BSing you about the support and that most issues should be resolved.
 
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News Comments > 25,000 H1Z1 Bans
3. Re: 25,000 H1Z1 Bans May 20, 2015, 09:48 ItBurn
 
How can so many people cheat??? Faith in humanity -25000  
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News Comments > Game Reviews
5. Re: Game Reviews May 19, 2015, 14:53 ItBurn
 
Task wrote on May 19, 2015, 14:31:
I read the whole thing just to check. The score given was the "Essential" award.

At one point at the end of the article, the author seemed to copy Polygon's take by using the buzzword "misogynistic." "set in a feudal world that is sometimes gruesomely misogynistic" - even though that's how Medieval life was (unfair and often brutal), Geralt is one person unable to change Human cruelty in society, and is depicted as such in the novels - similar vein to Game of Thrones.

There's nothing wrong with having misogynistic media or offensive media in general. There's nothing wrong in wanting to save a helpless princess. I don't want to live in a world where everything needs to be politically correct, not offend anyone and contain a person of every race and sex... There's all kinds of media and that's awesome.

That being said, the Eurogamer review makes it as hard as possible to get the details about a game as they can. The obscure stamp system and the lack of plusses and minusses are forcing you to read the entire thing and then make up an opinion of what they mean. It's not helping them get more views and it doesn't give us better reviews. The experienced gamer will visit other sites to make up his opinion with numbers, high and low points, the last paragraph and his knowledge, while the inexperienced gamer won't visit them because of their weird ass review system and wall of text. Their review system sure could use a bit of game theory improvement.
 
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News Comments > The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Released
43. Re: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Released May 19, 2015, 12:43 ItBurn
 
InBlack wrote on May 19, 2015, 12:42:
Verno wrote on May 19, 2015, 09:46:
I'm playing with a gamepad on my HTPC in the living room and its pretty twitchy for sure, I'm going to see about tweaking sensitivity later. Can't agree with you about the graphics at all, I've got everything cranked and fully modded Skyrim never looked this good.

Verno, does the game handle better with a K+M or with a controller? Im seriously bad with controllers, but I would be willing to put the effort in to get to grips with it if its worth it.

Mouse and keyboard works great for me.
 
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News Comments > The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Released
41. Re: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Released May 19, 2015, 12:22 ItBurn
 
nin wrote on May 19, 2015, 12:00:
Flatline wrote on May 19, 2015, 11:56:
I did say sword play and not melee combat.

So I'm going to request a few examples here, because I can't think of any.

Didn't the Jedi Knight series have one? Or was that a mod? Been too long since I played. But it was clunky...


Here's a few that I know the melee combat is good: Dark Messiah of Might and Magic, Dishonored, Shadow Warrior remake, Skyrim(it kinda sucked, but it worked), Dead Island, Dying light, Chivalry(never played it, so I'm not sure), Zeno Clash.
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
1. Re: Game Reviews May 19, 2015, 11:44 ItBurn
 
I pure hate the new Eurogamer review system.  
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News Comments > The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Released
34. Re: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Released May 19, 2015, 11:06 ItBurn
 
Flatline wrote on May 19, 2015, 10:57:
Scatterblak wrote on May 19, 2015, 07:49:
It's 3rd person, and immersion is just not very good. If there was a viable 1st-person option, I (and a lot of other people) would be way into it. 3rd person only changes it from being a personal adventure to something akin to being nearsighted and playing with dolls.

How the hell do you incorporate any kind of swordplay into 1-st person mode? Doubly so for Geralt's acrobatic twirling shit. People bitched when Mirror's Edge came out and did first person acrobatics with somersaults and twirling and stuff because it made them motion sick.

This "immersion" argument seems to be the big cop out to torpedo any game for any bullshit reason. I've seen people in the Elite forums complain that if there is ever a stutter or a frame drop that it "completely destroys the immersion of the game" and therefore the game sucks.

First person melee combat has been done well in a ton of games. Of course, the combat would be very different from what's currently in the Witcher. One solution would be to go into third person when combat starts, but I'd rather just have first person combat also, if I had to choose.
 
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News Comments > The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Released
27. Re: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Released May 19, 2015, 10:09 ItBurn
 
SpectralMeat wrote on May 19, 2015, 09:35:
ItBurn wrote on May 19, 2015, 09:18:
That's not what I'm saying. I just think it would be a better game in first person. I never said I expected it to be first person when all the others were third. Using imagination is fun, you can imagine awesome things :p
My comment wasn't regarding you at all, not sure why you thought otherwise.

I'm used to people sh*tting on me on the internet?

As for GTA V, I played it entirely in first person and it was great. Some terrible design decisions in this game though(not related to 1st person). I liked GTA IV way better because of that. Kind of a let down...
 
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News Comments > The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Released
20. Re: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Released May 19, 2015, 09:18 ItBurn
 
nin wrote on May 19, 2015, 09:03:
SpectralMeat wrote on May 19, 2015, 09:00:
nin wrote on May 19, 2015, 08:37:
First time I've ever heard that complaint leveled against the series.
None of the Witcher games were ever 1st person anyways and this is the 3rd in the series.
I don't know why would anyone get this game and complaint about not being 1st person.
It's like buying a flight sim and complain it is not a racing game.

Exactly. The recurring attitude of "this game isn't what I want it to be" when the game has never been that, is laughable.


That's not what I'm saying. I just think it would be a better game in first person. I never said I expected it to be first person when all the others were third. Using imagination is fun, you can imagine awesome things :p
 
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News Comments > The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Released
11. Re: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Released May 19, 2015, 08:45 ItBurn
 
nin wrote on May 19, 2015, 08:37:
Scatterblak wrote on May 19, 2015, 07:49:
It's 3rd person, and immersion is just not very good. If there was a viable 1st-person option, I (and a lot of other people) would be way into it. 3rd person only changes it from being a personal adventure to something akin to being nearsighted and playing with dolls.

First time I've ever heard that complaint leveled against the series.

edit: Dear god, read your post history...


I also dislike 3rd person in general. I mean, I can stand it, but I think that the game would be better in first person, as would a lot of other games.
 
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News Comments > The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Released
8. Re: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Released May 19, 2015, 08:21 ItBurn
 
Played 20 minutes.
The game runs like garbage on my geforce 670.
I mean, the game is beautiful, but it doesn't seem well optimized for the quality I'm seeing. Also, the cinematics run like sh*t even if they're pre-rendered.

Can't say much more about the game for now, but it does seem polished.
 
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News Comments > The Witcher 3 Launch Cinematic
49. Re: The Witcher 3 Launch Cinematic May 16, 2015, 06:11 ItBurn
 
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on May 15, 2015, 22:30:
ItBurn wrote on May 15, 2015, 18:59:
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on May 15, 2015, 18:51:
GMG is offering 27% off on pre-order of Witcher 3. Now I'm tempted to get it and bump it up to the top of the backlog. Dammit. I was just starting to make some progress too :-/

Apparently, CD Projekt doesn't want people to buy it from GMG.

You mean GOG? I broke down and picked it up, even though I very rarely pre-order games. $43.80 was a decent price for it. It's a GOG key rather than Steam though.

Possibly GOG, but GOG is owned by CD Projekt. Unless this changed and I was unaware.
 
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News Comments > The Witcher 3 Launch Cinematic
46. Re: The Witcher 3 Launch Cinematic May 15, 2015, 18:59 ItBurn
 
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on May 15, 2015, 18:51:
GMG is offering 27% off on pre-order of Witcher 3. Now I'm tempted to get it and bump it up to the top of the backlog. Dammit. I was just starting to make some progress too :-/

Apparently, CD Projekt doesn't want people to buy it from GMG.
 
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News Comments > The Witcher 3 Launch Cinematic
43. Re: The Witcher 3 Launch Cinematic May 15, 2015, 16:26 ItBurn
 
jdreyer wrote on May 15, 2015, 13:58:
ItBurn wrote on May 15, 2015, 04:12:
Well, this was amazing. Not sure it beats the Witcher 2 trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kCGw_64Osc

Meh, I kind of like the W3 one better. Geralt succeeds, but struggles despite preparation.

The W2 one just has logic issues. The assassin swims fast enough to catchup and climb aboard the sloop with all his gear on? Also, ships 10 feet offshore would run aground. The freezebomb destroys everyone and everything on the ship except him? If the wooden box saved the assassin, then everyone on the other side of the mast would have also lived. The assassin bests the King's best archer by pirouetting? The wizard's blast completely shatters the dead guard that the assassin is holding, but leaves the assassin on his feet and completely unharmed? It just seemed that the assassin was relying on way to much luck and coincidence to defeat all those people than skill and preparation.

I wouldn't say they're logic issues, but I get what you mean. I think I can figure out explanations to all of them though.
- The assassin probably went upstream and just climbed on top when the ship got close. He was travelling pretty light too.
- He actually cast a magic sign before the detonation, supposedly protecting him.
- The assassin is a witcher. His reflexes are way better than normal men. It's not like he gave the king's archer time to react. Also, the archer might just be a trick shooter and not actually a bodyguard, so battle might not be his thing.
- That could simply be how the spell works... It explodes the person it comes in contact with.
- He did leave a lot to chance, but maybe he didn't expect anyone to survive the initial frost explosion. I mean, it was pretty damn sneaky. Once it failed, because of luck really, he decided to go for it and his crazy witcher skills saved him.
 
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News Comments > The Witcher 3 Launch Cinematic
27. Re: The Witcher 3 Launch Cinematic May 15, 2015, 04:12 ItBurn
 
Well, this was amazing. Not sure it beats the Witcher 2 trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kCGw_64Osc  
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News Comments > Overwatch Video
30. Re: Overwatch Video May 14, 2015, 16:10 ItBurn
 
jdreyer wrote on May 14, 2015, 16:02:
ItBurn wrote on May 14, 2015, 15:29:
Game looks extremely generic and uninspired. I see no reason why I should be interested in this.

Generic? How so? I could see that comment for yet another COD clone, but this game looks like they're going out of their way to be different.

Generic king of the hill gameplay, generic cartoony 3d graphics with no real single vision or defining characteristic... I don't know, it looks like every other team based multiplayer game...

I really don't see what's different here. Can you enlighten me?
 
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News Comments > Overwatch Video
27. Re: Overwatch Video May 14, 2015, 15:29 ItBurn
 
Game looks extremely generic and uninspired. I see no reason why I should be interested in this.  
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto V Tips
23. Re: Grand Theft Auto V Tips May 2, 2015, 10:22 ItBurn
 
Slick wrote on May 2, 2015, 05:24:
ItBurn wrote on May 2, 2015, 05:08:
This is one issue related to controls, but the game also has a TON of flaws. Decisions that really annoy me and that I just can't understand why they left them in the game. Some are probably due to this being a console game, but there's some design decisions that are just terrible under any light.

oh you must mean the multiplayer where it's literally impossible to join a populated server with a friend. The same multiplayer that's run rampant with hackers, because there's no dedicatedd servers, and there's no anti-cheat measures. They should just call GTA:O staring at clouds simulator 2015 and be done with it.

not that the rest isn't a really fun game, there's just some idiotic mistakes that have been made, which don't really have an excuse with 5 years +19 months to figure them out. And now this buggy consolized mess (that let's be honest, would never EVER pass as a passable product with the jaded PC market if it wasn't GTA) is the fucking BEST PC GAME OF ALL TIME.

I can't play the multiplayer portion. I'm playing at work and it's blocked. My issues are about single player and just, the game in general.
 
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News Comments > DirectX 12 Video Crosses the Uncanny Valley
63. Re: DirectX 12 Video Crosses the Uncanny Valley May 2, 2015, 05:12 ItBurn
 
Real time movie isn't a real time game. There's no way the game could look this good. Also, the hardware here is probably like 20 PS4 strapped together Still, it doesn't look THAT good.

My real question is this though: Why is Morrigan from Dragon Age crying and then turning to gold?
 
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto V Tips
18. Re: Grand Theft Auto V Tips May 2, 2015, 05:08 ItBurn
 
One thing that really annoys me is that the mouse always centers when in vehicles. You can look around, but as soon as you stop moving your mouse for like a second, it centers to the front. You can't look back and then try to go in reverse, and sometimes the centering view is at a shitty angle where you can't see properly. There are options to change the sensitivity of the centering, but they do NOTHING. They just don't work.

This is one issue related to controls, but the game also has a TON of flaws. Decisions that really annoy me and that I just can't understand why they left them in the game. Some are probably due to this being a console game, but there's some design decisions that are just terrible under any light.

I'm not saying it's a bad game though... Thoroughly enjoying it. I had more fun with GTA 4 though... GTA V is waaaaay better optimized still.

Edit: The article has something about the centering, but I don't know, I looked several times and never saw it... Maybe it's in a menu not related to controls...
 
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