Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
Customize
User Settings
Styles:
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:

Regularly scheduled events

User information for djinn

Real Name djinn   
Search for:
 
Sort results:   Ascending Descending
Limit results:
 
 
 
Nickname djinn
Email Concealed by request
ICQ None given.
Description
Homepage http://
Signed On Jun 14, 2011, 23:07
Total Comments 128 (Novice)
User ID 56937
 
User comment history
< Newer [ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ] Older >


News Comments > Alien: Isolation Trailers
15. Re: Alien: Isolation Trailers Sep 20, 2014, 14:01 djinn
 
Pacing seems way faster than I expected. Seems like they need a bit more empty moments to build tension better.

Also hope those countdown timers are only for this challenge, rather than the full game.
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > MS to Reveal $2.5B Mojang Deal Tomorrow?
51. Re: MS to Reveal $2.5B Mojang Deal Tomorrow? Sep 14, 2014, 17:43 djinn
 
Cutter wrote on Sep 14, 2014, 17:35:
"Principles and values are of no use if the idealist cannot live up to his own standards." - Bob Salvatore

There ya go, Notch was human all along. Just another flawed hypocrite like the rest of us. There are some people throughout history who never caved, but you can most of those in the hundreds. Which is pretty sad when you measure it against the billions of us who have existed.

Shit man, I'd easily sell out for that sort of bank. Then again, I never pretended I wouldn't like he did either.

Even if we considered him a sellout, there's no telling who he may decide to help with all that money. What if he decided to part with some of it for more noble causes like ALS research? Even if it were a tiny percentage, it's still immeasurably more than he could do holding onto a meaningless (relatively speaking) property like MC. All assumptions of course, but you never know
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > MS to Reveal $2.5B Mojang Deal Tomorrow?
20. Re: MS to Reveal $2.5B Mojang Deal Tomorrow? Sep 14, 2014, 12:04 djinn
 
descender wrote on Sep 14, 2014, 11:46:
On what planet would it make any sense for them to spend $2.5billion and then completely alienate the entire playerbase for their game?

I'm still wondering what planet it makes sense to pay 2.5 billion for this at all. It's starting to look a bit like tech bubble 2.0.
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > PC GTA5 in January
14. Re: PC GTA5 in January Sep 12, 2014, 10:35 djinn
 
InBlack wrote on Sep 12, 2014, 10:00:
I for one am hoping for a decent port this time round. I skipped GTAIV on the PC mainly due to how terribly it ran on PC hardware at the time.

GTAIV ran terrible on console as well.
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Microsoft to Acquire Mojang for $2B?
138. Re: Microsoft to Acquire Mojang for $2B? Sep 10, 2014, 17:47 djinn
 
Zyrxil and BobBob - faith in humanity restored. Cheers.  
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition Announced
20. Re: Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition Announced Sep 1, 2014, 16:47 djinn
 
JohnBirshire wrote on Sep 1, 2014, 00:10:
Trying to remember if I played through ICW1 or 2. Which one had a museum towards the end with a frozen whale in it?

That was near the end? I must have been so close to completing, but got stuck on some boss in a dungeon beyond that point.
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > New Quake Live Ruleset Courts New Players
11. Re: New Quake Live Ruleset Courts New Players Aug 28, 2014, 11:52 djinn
 
KS wrote on Aug 28, 2014, 11:07:
They should have gotten rid of bunny hopping and just set the max speed to that.

It was a trick taking advantage of poor code that made some kind of angle running/jumping faster than straight line (IIRC). In any case, it should never have existed and is just a grotesque irritation with no real gameplay value aside from the speed.

Hup hup hup hup hup hup everwhar hup hup hup hup hup.

While it might be annoying to some, it became a part of the skill based gameplay. This one of the reasons why the game lasted for so long. The pure mechanics in it haven't changed and could be relied upon all this time.

While QL is a slightly modified rule set of Q3 the main components remain intact. If they start changing some of the larger things for "growth", they might turn away the very customers that keep them operating.
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > New Quake Live Ruleset Courts New Players
1. Re: New Quake Live Ruleset Courts New Players Aug 28, 2014, 09:48 djinn
 
More accessible? No.  
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Half-Life 2 Oculus Rift Video
6. Re: Half-Life 2 Oculus Rift Video Aug 24, 2014, 14:29 djinn
 
Playing the game

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tiq6upFxMpQ
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Avalanche Expands; Promises "Several Surprises" in 2015
3. Re: Avalanche Expands; Promises Aug 20, 2014, 17:26 djinn
 
Who can afford a game dev studio in NY?  
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Evening Metaverse
15. Re: Evening Metaverse Aug 14, 2014, 06:27 djinn
 
jdreyer wrote on Aug 14, 2014, 05:45:
djinn wrote on Aug 14, 2014, 04:47:
InBlack wrote on Aug 14, 2014, 03:17:
Must be those fundamentalist Christians again, formenting their own brand of special hatred....after all suicide is a sin...

Where did that come from?

I haven't heard any fundies attacking him. Williams was a well-known practicing Christian. However, there's been plenty from Fox News and Limbaugh as they've been lambasting Williams as a liberal and a coward.

Thanks. [edit] My first assumption was 10 year old with nothing better to do. Either way, sad stuff.

This comment was edited on Aug 14, 2014, 07:38.
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Evening Metaverse
12. Re: Evening Metaverse Aug 14, 2014, 04:47 djinn
 
InBlack wrote on Aug 14, 2014, 03:17:
Must be those fundamentalist Christians again, formenting their own brand of special hatred....after all suicide is a sin...

Where did that come from?
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Steam Top 10
13. Re: Steam Top 10 Aug 10, 2014, 21:15 djinn
 
jacobvandy wrote on Aug 10, 2014, 15:36:
I know it sounds crazy, but every organic, unpredictable, adrenaline-pumping encounter with other people you have in that game, makes the previous couple hours of running around doing next to nothing SO WORTH IT. There's nothing else like it, period. That's why it's popular.

Of course, this is after you know what you're doing... If you don't stick through the learning sheer-rock-face, you're just gonna think it's lame.

As much as I hate standalone, it obviously carries over elements from the mod, like this. The intensity of outsmarting someone you are hunting, or are being hunted by, is second to nothing I've played so far. It just takes a long time to get there. Time that most people don't have. They need to open up the SA to the modding community so they can get some decent modded servers running.
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Crookz Announced
4. Re: Crookz Announced Aug 6, 2014, 11:48 djinn
 
What would be nice is a button that asks "Were you born on January 1st 1900 - yes or no?"

Instead of having to enter it every time.
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon Beta
1. Re: Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon Beta Aug 4, 2014, 19:42 djinn
 
"Ben Affleck-free computer wargame"

Sold!
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Morning Mobilization
8. Re: Morning Mobilization Aug 4, 2014, 18:52 djinn
 
BitWraith wrote on Aug 4, 2014, 11:58:
It's not called Ultima, but RG's kickstarted RPG seems to be proceeding along fairly smoothly.

I kickstarted that one. I have avoided the alphas - don't want to ruin the game for myself. The game itself looks good. The business model around it is sorta cash-grabby.

I only spent a few hours with a guest account, but from what I saw it's a good thing you're waiting it out. Has potential, but far from ready yet.
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Sunday Tech Bits
1. Re: Sunday Tech Bits Jul 27, 2014, 12:58 djinn
 
"Microsoft wants you to forget Windows 8"

Way ahead of you MS.
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Steamships Ahoy - OlliOlli
2. Re: Steamships Ahoy - OlliOlli Jul 22, 2014, 21:58 djinn
 
ldonyo wrote on Jul 22, 2014, 17:31:
It also GOG shipped and is currently available for $11.69

Where's Rodney Recloose? It also looks like a bit of a grind.

This comment was edited on Jul 22, 2014, 22:03.
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Areal Funded; Putin a Backer?
40. Re: Areal Funded; Putin a Backer? Jul 21, 2014, 09:11 djinn
 
nin wrote on Jul 20, 2014, 22:09:
Guys, guys...can't we all just unite in our hatred of this really shitty, clearly a scam kickstarter????? Where $50,000 magically makes a game on PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, Windows, Mac AND Linux?


Wii U? BACKED!
 
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Sunday Metaverse
1. Bringing Prodigy Back From The Dead Jul 20, 2014, 13:53 djinn
 
With magic people, voodoo people?  
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
128 Comments. 7 pages. Viewing page 1.
< Newer [ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ] Older >


footer

Blue's News logo