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Signed On Aug 26, 1999, 19:25
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
1. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Aug 17, 2014, 20:53 Fantaz
 
i could never understand the appeal of benching and overclocking competitions...  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
4. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 16, 2014, 17:00 Fantaz
 
What it's like to play online games as a grownup

sometimes i also feel like i'm getting too old for these multiplayer games... when i join a server it seems like they're getting younger and younger too. the worst are kids ages 4-9 with mic spam. how do they manage to get microphones and know how to use it?!
 
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News Comments > Skylines Announced
2. Re: Skylines Announced Aug 15, 2014, 01:42 Fantaz
 
ability to play the game off-line is a big feature!  
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News Comments > Assassin's Creed Unity Trailer
12. Re: Assassin's Creed Unity Trailer Aug 15, 2014, 01:29 Fantaz
 
Creston wrote on Aug 14, 2014, 22:30:
Ward wrote on Aug 14, 2014, 19:07:
*Sigh* ...

The naval combat in AC:BF was some of the funnest most inventive gaming i have ever enjoyed. With no naval combat this time around i see no reason for me to be excited

Methinks AC:Rogue is the game for you.

not if you're a PC/next-gen gamer... AC:R is strictly PS3/360!
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
4. Re: Evening Consolidation Aug 14, 2014, 01:51 Fantaz
 
really looking forward to GTA5 next-gen...  
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News Comments > Shadow Realms ShakyCam Video
2. Re: Shadow Realms ShakyCam Video Aug 14, 2014, 00:04 Fantaz
 
i don't know why i bothered signing up to the alpha, as i'm not gonna play this turd.  
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News Comments > Armored Warfare Trailer
3. Re: Armored Warfare Trailer Aug 12, 2014, 23:58 Fantaz
 
World of Tanks ripoff... seriously?  
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News Comments > John Romero's New Shooter Plans
63. Re: John Romero's New Shooter Plans Aug 12, 2014, 20:07 Fantaz
 
if he creates a spiritual successor to the original Quake 1 then i will shit my pants with joy... xD  
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News Comments > Far Cry 4 Trailers
2. Re: Far Cry 4 Trailers Aug 12, 2014, 18:27 Fantaz
 
loving co-op in first-person shooters on PC...  
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
1. Re: Evening Consolidation Aug 12, 2014, 17:50 Fantaz
 
wasn't Square Enix pissed earlier about Tomb Raider's sales numbers not meeting expectations in the millions? how's this supposed to be a win in terms of sales to go with the losing player?  
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News Comments > Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox Exclusive; Skipping PCs
38. Re: Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox Exclusive; Skipping PCs Aug 12, 2014, 17:20 Fantaz
 
looks like i'll be skipping Tomb Raider then...

they're just a bunch of sell outs.
 
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Multiplayer Details; Video
7. Re: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Multiplayer Details; Video Aug 12, 2014, 00:16 Fantaz
 
but will Kevin Spacey be a playable character in multiplayer?  
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News Comments > System Shock 2 Turns 15
12. Re: System Shock 2 Turns 15 Aug 12, 2014, 00:14 Fantaz
 
one of the best games i have ever played, truly... and i remember it was also the first game that i have played on an LCD monitor.  
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News Comments > Into the Black
20. Re: Into the Black Aug 11, 2014, 23:02 Fantaz
 
very sad day today...  
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News Comments > Boss Key Looking to Re-earn Trust
12. Re: Boss Key Looking to Re-earn Trust Aug 9, 2014, 18:41 Fantaz
 
no rocket jumping no care...  
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
12. Re: Morning Mobilization Aug 9, 2014, 17:40 Fantaz
 
Flatline wrote on Aug 9, 2014, 01:23:
HoSpanky wrote on Aug 8, 2014, 13:11:
I'm blown away by how much money was burned on games that...just didn't sell. And he's getting back up for a third time to try again. Archmage rises doesn't look to be my kind of game, I have an aversion to turn-based games. Not sure why. But I hope it sells well.
I wouldn't be surprised if he got a small, short surge of sales on his other two games (is the storybook actually a game?) due to this article. Nothing that would justify their creation costs, but maybe a small chunk that could be funneled into Archmage.

I'm aware of an IOS game that has had like 30 million spent on developing it. The tech behind it is incredible and insanely powerful, but in the move from PC to IOS they've basically kneecapped most of the tech to shoehorn into ipads and iphones. I really don't know how it can make a profit. It's been 3-4 years of dev time and releases and is still bleeding money.

What's crazy is that the software is basically interactive real time music generation software that writes surprisingly good pop and rock music with little interaction on the fly. Why this shit isn't in video games and MMOs and shit all over the place is beyond me. Custom, real-time soundtracks that write themselves based on what's going on in the game seems like a natural fit for MMOs and shit.

i'm just curious to know, what's the name of this iOS app/game you speak of?
 
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News Comments > Act of Aggression Announced
3. Re: Act of Aggression Announced Aug 9, 2014, 17:36 Fantaz
 
all i want is C&C General 2...

the graphics of this game look pretty decent for an RTS tho, if it really is indeed in-game footage.
 
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News Comments > Metro Redux Uncovered Trailer
9. Re: Metro Redux Uncovered Trailer Aug 8, 2014, 23:37 Fantaz
 
Wallshadows wrote on Aug 8, 2014, 21:57:
This is a good way to get my money.

It's funny because I felt as though Fallout 3 was terribly over-hyped and not a lot of fun but I really, really like the Metro titles. They are easily the best shooters I've played in a damn long time especially when I got in on Last Light for 1 cent deal when Best Buy fucked up.

I'm more or less concerned about the requirements seeing as how the first one had incredibly steep requirements to max out but that may have been due to poor optimization.

oh... Bestbuy cancelled my order for that Last Light 1 cent deal way back saying it was a price error. i'm still waiting for a deal on it. i got Metro 2033 for free also earlier from a facebook or humble bundle thing but haven't gotten very far in it.
 
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News Comments > Evening Interviews
1. Re: Evening Crowdfunding Roundup Aug 8, 2014, 15:51 Fantaz
 
i'm glad that Crytek didn't go under... competition is very necessary in the limited game engine space.  
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News Comments > Metro Redux Uncovered Trailer
1. Re: Metro Redux Uncovered Trailer Aug 8, 2014, 15:48 Fantaz
 
i'm pretty impressed with the improvements shown in that video... will definitely have to get this game when it comes out on PC now this month. never enough good first-person shooters these days.  
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