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Signed On Apr 30, 2011, 02:52
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News Comments > Into the Black
13. Re: Into the Black Aug 11, 2014, 19:52 Dagnamit
 
jdreyer wrote on Aug 11, 2014, 19:48:
xXBatmanXx wrote on Aug 11, 2014, 19:42:
nin wrote on Aug 11, 2014, 19:22:
PropheT wrote on Aug 11, 2014, 19:16:
Really sad to hear about Robin Williams, it's being reported everywhere now it seems.

Yep. I'm depressed as hell now...


Yea, well, don't go killing yourself. Cowards way out and I am more pissed than sad.

Sounds like he was suffering from severe depression. Not sure how much free will you have in cases like that. It's not like his life sucked or anything, or he was diagnosed with a terminal illness that I'd heard of.

he fell off the wagon really hard after 20 years sober. Probably thought there was no way in hell he'd get that monkey off his back. THIS SUCKS.
 
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News Comments > Take 2 Financials; Evolve Delayed
1. Re: Take 2 Financials; Evolve Delayed Aug 5, 2014, 18:57 Dagnamit
 
How many gigantic new games are delayed to Feb. 2015 now? It seems like all of them.  
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News Comments > Star Citizen in Depth
13. Re: Star Citizen in Depth Aug 4, 2014, 11:40 Dagnamit
 
Creston wrote on Aug 4, 2014, 11:11:
Hehehe. Maybe not quite that long, but I don't see the MMO part really being playable anywhere before 2016. (unless they release a dramatically stripped down version with just a few locales.)


I don't know. I think they're holding back a TON of specific development information, and I don't believe the AC is representative of really any part of what the finished product will be, except for the appearance of the ships. I agree though, mid-2016 on Star Citizen, late 2015 on Squadron 42 or whatevs, but it will be pretty fleshed out on release. If the game can get even half-way to Freelancer+MMO, then it will be pretty darn good.
 
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News Comments > PC No Man's Sky Confirmed?
8. Re: PC No Man's Sky Confirmed? Aug 1, 2014, 12:04 Dagnamit
 
Tumbler wrote on Aug 1, 2014, 11:53:
I'll bet there is tremendous pressure behind the scenes to sideline pc versions of popular upcoming games because it's a no brainer to make these games available on the pc.

It seems all the fidelity people were excited about in game demos are turning out only to be on pc so if games like destiny and Watchdogs come out looking amazing only on the pc it's going to push more people to pick up pcs. Gamers dropped $400 plus on these likely to lay certain games in particular so it's not crazy to think they might spend $500 on a pc to get the best experience. And the prices on steam sales have got to scare them shitless.

and people that the Steambox is going nowhere. The stage is set for it to be a legit contender.
 
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News Comments > Gearbox Fights Aliens Lawsuit
24. Re: Gearbox Fights Aliens Lawsuit Aug 1, 2014, 09:18 Dagnamit
 
A class action lawsuit settlement that's derailed because one member couldn't be found to approve doesn't sound like a class action lawsuit. They'll win that motion.  
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News Comments > Elite Dangerous Beta Begins
3. Re: Elite Dangerous Beta Begins Jul 30, 2014, 09:49 Dagnamit
 
nin wrote on Jul 30, 2014, 09:43:
On-line single player option

hey hey!

Goddamn, that trailer looks epic.


nin, throw some cold water on me! I need that $75 for rent!!! GAAAAA... temptation.... getting the best of me. must resist...
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
12. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jul 29, 2014, 13:25 Dagnamit
 
jacobvandy wrote on Jul 29, 2014, 12:20:
Yup, I see an 860 [Ti] in my future... Will be perfect timing with GTA V, and I honestly wouldn't be surprised to learn if that's something they're going to be promoting the stuff around.

I hadn't thought about that angle. GTA is a such a big seller/system mover that NVidia and AMD would dumb to not release a card in support. Rockstar may as well call the PC version, Grand Theft Auto V: 4GB VRAM EDITION.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
8. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jul 29, 2014, 11:45 Dagnamit
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Jul 29, 2014, 11:29:
Well, both Nvidia and AMD seem to be VERY happy with where the prices are now and in spite of the obscenely high prices cards seem to be selling at a rate that they haven't seen any need to lower the prices yet.
Look, I'm hoping as much as you and everyone else in the consumer space that GPU prices will come back down into reasonable territory rather sooner than later but realistically it ain't gonna happen because there is absolutely no reason for either nVidia or AMD to drop their prices at this time.

I mostly agree on that and certainly want to pay less, however, I will say that NVidia can force AMD to lower margins by keeping prices lower on the whole. If Nvidia starts pricing GM204's at $700, they're giving AMD wiggle room to price higher themselves and make more cash. AMD needed to price the R9 series where it was or risk disaster.

I'm not trying to start a flame war btw, I just really love talking about this stuff.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
6. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jul 29, 2014, 11:20 Dagnamit
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Jul 29, 2014, 10:40:
Why should they all of a sudden drop prices and ruin their margins now? People have been buying high end gfx cards for $600 - 700 for years at this point. Rumor has it the 880 is going to be +30% faster than the 780Ti.
No way Josť. The most optimistic scenario is they'll phase out the 780Ti and offer the 880 at the same price in the ~$700 range. But knowing nVidia they will probably go $899 or $999 RRP with the 880.

Because the margins are still good on a $400 dollar midrange smaller die part? I guess that's the basis of my current line of speculation. However, the 880 will almost certainly have 4gb of GDDR5 (or people would burn NVidia to the ground), so maybe $400 is pushing it based on that alone. I'll revise to $450.

Nvidia's only been able to play the huge markup game with GK110's because they had an enormous performance lead on AMD when the Titan launched, and used it to more clearly define the tiers between the mid and high end chips. I don't think they're changing that structure. They've done so well marking up the GK110 that it makes sense for them to go for volume on the lower tiers. I don't think they can get away with pricing the midrange part beyond $500. People will just buy AMD.

As far as 30% improvements on the 780ti, that would be great, but I'm not holding my breath. I just want my next card to be one that can push a 1440p screen at 75hz, aka, an Oculus Rift.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
3. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jul 29, 2014, 10:08 Dagnamit
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Jul 29, 2014, 09:05:
Nadool wrote on Jul 29, 2014, 09:01:
But but but...I took out a second mortgage so I could SLi me some Titans!!! Idiots

Don't fret. I bet the GTX 800 series will start with RRPs of only US$9,999 .

I actually expect these to be priced around the same as the 600 series when it came out. $300, $400, $500. There's decent chance, imo, that Nvidia prices theses super aggressively, like $250, $325, $400 to swing the value proposition to their corner. 28nm yields must be pretty stellar by now.

The problem that I see is that the 880 may not beat the 780ti, which would be really problematic for the green team, unless they can hit the $400 price with the 880. Unless they get 15%-20% improvement on the 880 over the 780ti, $500 is just too much and doesn't under cut AMD's 8 month old similarly performing card in price...

Screw it, I'm calling it now. $400 GTX 880. They just have to price it there or why bother releasing the thing at all?

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News Comments > Facepunch Announces Riftlight; Defends Rust
22. Re: Facepunch Announces Riftlight; Defends Rust Jul 28, 2014, 16:31 Dagnamit
 
Prez wrote on Jul 28, 2014, 16:09:
Actually you ARE funding Dominoes when you buy a pizza. You are supplying them revenue they need to keep operating aren't you?

But you don't get to tell them what to do with the money. It's the difference between a consumer and an investor, and where Oculus got into trouble. Kickstarter gives you the appearance of an investor, but the rights of a consumer. Now Oculus could have been more up front about that difference, but they were one of the first KS darlings, so they couldn't really know how it would shake out. Man, there's going to be some interesting masters thesis' written about this subject. It's a neat little grey area.
 
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News Comments > Facepunch Announces Riftlight; Defends Rust
21. Re: Facepunch Announces Riftlight; Defends Rust Jul 28, 2014, 16:24 Dagnamit
 
Deathbishop wrote on Jul 28, 2014, 12:41:
I think the problem here is a lot of people buy early access games without knowing exactly what that means. You're entitled to what you buy, namely alpha/beta access to a game that more than likely is highly unfinished. Somewhere along the way people have construed early access to mean the same thing as being kickstarted and that's not true at all.

I don't think this can be repeated enough times. Early Access is not crowdsourcing.
 
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News Comments > etc.
7. Re: etc. Jul 28, 2014, 16:01 Dagnamit
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Jul 28, 2014, 13:01:
I'm against mods that can be bought for money, that is all.

And yes, that includes paying money for a CS reskin.

Get used to it, because this is how UT2015 is going to roll. Free-to-play core with a mod market that's both free and pay-to-play.
 
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News Comments > Facepunch Announces Riftlight; Defends Rust
2. Re: Facepunch Announces Riftlight; Defends Rust Jul 28, 2014, 10:06 Dagnamit
 
PHJF wrote on Jul 28, 2014, 09:28:
Are we crazy? Are we doing it wrong? Should every person in the company be working on the same thing? Should HBO make one TV show at a time? Should Warner Brothers make one movie at a time?

I'm just gonna stop there at the guy comparing his podunk studio to the most highly lauded TV network and a film studio that's been around for a century.

I don't think he's a making a direct comparison, just stating that every company has a lot of balls in the air at the same time and many revenue streams from different projects. He clearly feels that having a company with a lot on its plate is a recipe for success. Hell, that's how I would do it. It's a great way to keep people engaged.
 
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News Comments > Crytek Gets Funds for "Transitional Phase"
1. Re: Crytek Gets Funds for Jul 25, 2014, 16:07 Dagnamit
 
translation: Sell sell sell sell sell!!  
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News Comments > 2K's BioShock Tease?
3. Re: 2K's BioShock Tease? Jul 24, 2014, 09:28 Dagnamit
 
nin wrote on Jul 24, 2014, 09:15:
Repackaging Bio for new consoles? Seems to be the thing these days...


Word. However, Infinite cranked up on a decent rig is some serious eye-candy. I'm not surprised that they would sell it on the PS4/XBONE on looks alone.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
18. Re: Steam Top 10 Jul 20, 2014, 19:27 Dagnamit
 
jdreyer wrote on Jul 20, 2014, 19:14:
bhcompy wrote on Jul 20, 2014, 19:06:
What the hell is the problem with DayZ? It's a goddamn positive development in gaming. It requires patience, it's not from a AAA studio, it has a great deal of customization available, and it's hard. This is what PC gaming is supposed to have in spades.
I think the problem is that it's not close to being finished and the completion date isn't even on the horizon.

DayZ won't ever be complete. They'll always find things to add to it. Sure, it's not finished but the core gameplay is not going to be changing all that much. Aside from the many bugs, which it will always have because it's the Arma engine, I consider the game complete enough to be very playable, and has been for some time.
 
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News Comments > Morning Screenshots
3. Re: Morning Screenshots Jul 18, 2014, 11:11 Dagnamit
 
I'm drooling over this game, but it seems a little light on content (I know, beta) and that you need to create your own fun most of the time. Will the release version be like that? It seems far more "actual space flying simulation" rather than "space war story telling machine". Is that about accurate? I'm seriously considering dropping the $75 on the beta.  
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News Comments > The Crew Closed Beta Monday
5. Re: The Crew Closed Beta Monday Jul 17, 2014, 21:29 Dagnamit
 
Aero wrote on Jul 17, 2014, 20:20:
Maybe sort of a Eurotrucker sort of thing, with a few detailed areas and generic scenery in between. That could be okay if they do it well.

I am a little curious about this in relation to their claim of "thousands of square miles" which would fall short of covering the US by many orders of magnitude.

45 minutes from side of the map to the other, or so it's claimed. pretty big.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
4. Re: Evening Consolidation Jul 16, 2014, 20:29 Dagnamit
 
Beamer wrote on Jul 16, 2014, 20:10:
Fion wrote on Jul 16, 2014, 19:27:
Am I the only one that finds it odd that console players are clamoring to pay $60 - $90 to buy games they've already played because someone slapped a 'next gen' sticker on them?

Well, have you seen a GTAV thread here, with numerous PC fans clamoring to buy GTAV a second, or I think in some cases, a third time?

Or all the people that are excited to play a 15 year old LucasArts game remade for the PC?

Well, I would probably pay $150 for remake of xwing/tie fighter. Easily.
 
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