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Signed On Feb 16, 2012, 17:04
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls Online Road Ahead
55. Re: The Elder Scrolls Online Road Ahead May 2, 2014, 11:44 Quinn
 
Creston wrote on May 2, 2014, 11:10:
Quinn wrote on May 2, 2014, 01:33:
I know people have different opinions.

"but if it doesn't coincide with mine, I will bitch about it like a sixth grader."

I don't fault them for not liking the game. If you haven't actually played it, however, you're being nothing but an ignorant joke.

I'm not going to spend 60 dollars to somehow validate my ability to argue that the game looks boring as shit. I've watched plenty of videos that show the exact same thing: A bog standard MMO with an Elder Scrolls paint job, albeit with decent combat.

I'm also not going to spend 60 dollars just to find out that your taste in games is likely just fucking terrible. *snipped the sad rage fit*

You've just insulted everyone here who said they absolutely love the game. And why is that? Because my opinion doesn't coincide with yours. Noisy hypocrite.

Anyway, I hated the beta but I love the game. This game is for Elder Scrolls players -- gamers who respect a need for immersion, lore, and generally like to "take their time". This is the first MMO where exploration is truly rewarded, which adds a layer to it that, to me, feels like a revolutionary thing to MMO's. Almost every NPC has something interesting to say (about the environment, threads, political stuff, lore in general, etc.) and almost every quest has it's own interesting story to tell with it's own climax.

It's also a big no-no for powerlevelers. There's also no world PVP. While many would understandably disagree with me here, I like this decision because it's in and of itself immersion breaking. Imagine taking a breath staring out into the sunset or closely listening to the story between two NPC's, right before being flanked from the side by a lvl 50 asshole.

Like all ES games, this game is about immersion. Like all ES games, this game is about story. Like all ES games, this game is about exploration. Like all ES games, this game is about combat.

Unlike all ES games, this game is, however, an MMO. Don't forget that.
 
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls Online Road Ahead
46. Re: The Elder Scrolls Online Road Ahead May 2, 2014, 01:33 Quinn
 
Creston wrote on May 1, 2014, 19:05:
Quinn wrote on May 1, 2014, 18:07:
FANBOY WAAAAH FANBOY WAAAAH FANBOY WAAAAAH FANBOY WAAAAAH

If you want to call your game to be called Elder Scrolls, you need to present Elder Scrolls. This game doesn't in so many areas, it's staggering. You still like it, fine. It's not Elder Scrolls. There is no Dark Brotherhood. There is no Thieves Guild. There is no freedom to do shit except "go to zone and kill mobs." Yes, it's an MMO, and it's an MMO with a thin veneer of Elder Scrolls lore, and that's about it.

*blurpyderp I'm smartass SNIP*


So wait, you're pretending you played the game right there? You're not fooling anyone, man. There's been enough ignorant comments from you that show you obviously haven't. One of those is the one you're most noisy about: that it doesn't feel like an ES game. Well, coming from someone who actually played the game (yes, Cutter, one that ergo does know what he's talking about), this game is very much an ES game. At some point I was in a Draugr tomb. I was right back in Skyrim, playing Skyrim. There's also tons and tons and tons... and tons of lorebooks scattered all over the place. Want to check behind an Orc's longhouse? By all means, do so! That form of exploration rewards you -- you'll likely find a locked chest or two.

I know people have different opinions. I don't fault them for not liking the game. If you haven't actually played it, however, you're being nothing but an ignorant joke.
 
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls Online Road Ahead
29. Re: The Elder Scrolls Online Road Ahead May 1, 2014, 18:07 Quinn
 
Creston and some others... how dumb are you, in all honesty? It's Elder Scrolls Online, which does make it an ES game but it's still a fucking MMORPG! I repeat: an MMORPG (MASSIVE MULTIPLAYER ONLINE Role Playing Game). No goddamn shit that there's no justice system in there like the other ES games. You also can't run up to the most bad-ass Daedric tower and loot a legendary Daedric weapon. Or go anywhere you like right from the start without getting your ass handed to ya.

What some of you obviously and stunningly fail to truly realize is that this is an MMORPG. And if you haven't played the game, don't waste your time posting a smug thing like "lolz haha no justice system and they call this ES game lolz" because that's exactly what you sound like.

This game has its flaws but unlike Er34s3r there are people who get through their hard day of work thinking of logging back in the moment they step a foot into their home. Also, 90% of the naysayers here haven't even tried the retail version.

Ftr, I'm not even an ES fan per se.. but this is the greatest gaming experience I've had in a long, long time. And, oh yeah, I actually know what I'm talking about.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dark Souls II
42. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dark Souls II Apr 26, 2014, 17:59 Quinn
 
Where did I "fail" exactly? Like yesterday I remember my 3 TRIAL-AND-ERROR deaths.

1. Huge boss at the very start. What did I learn after death:
Don't fight him, but flee. The game wants you to kill it 10 mins later.
2. Rat in Room after bridge:
Don't block, but dodge or have cure potion. If you don't [have a cure] you'll die from a poison DOT that's permanent unless you have a cure potion.
3. Knight on tower:
A blade doesnt one-shot you, a behemoth ape doesnt one-shot you, an armoured swine doesnt one-shot you, but a knight with a large sword does. Enter strafe-hug mode to win.

And you know it. You can disagree with me on other shit, but don't tell me you didn't have "wtf just happened" deaths in DS. You had. And you somehow don't fault the game for it, but instead applaud the game for it. I don't.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dark Souls II
40. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dark Souls II Apr 26, 2014, 11:47 Quinn
 
I humbly agree with your entire retort except for the trial-and-error part. Fuck yes it's trial-and-error. A rat came at me. Like all other encounters I engaged the beast simply blocking his attacks. But instead, that failed suddenly. Instead, I got poisoned. I died a minute later because the darned DOT didn't end. I also walked up a tower not knowing a 10x stronger enemy stood there. His looks didn't portray the fact that a single hit would kill me.

Fuck yes, DS is a trial-and-error game. Disagreeing with that makes me wonder if YOU played the game.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dark Souls II
38. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dark Souls II Apr 26, 2014, 05:32 Quinn
 
You mistake genuine difficulty with crappy controls, imbalance and what-the-fuck-just-happened moments. Sure, you can drop in an enemy who's attacks suddenly can't be blocked and who's bite appears to have an unending poisonous effect, or drop an enemy on a tower that's suddenly 10 lvls above you, killing you in one hit, and some people will surely somehow give you credit for it. But to me, that's just lazy, unfair trial-and-error kind of shit that I don't seek in a game. In te end I killed giant bosses by hugging their feet strafing, nipping at their health til they fell. Hehe, fucking ridiculous.

Apart from all that, the game also looked hideous even with the proper mods. But I guess once your game reaches a certain level of crappiness, it's suddenly awesome. Same with the fine line between insanity and genius.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dark Souls II
36. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dark Souls II Apr 25, 2014, 20:38 Quinn
 
What do people see in these games? Is it the sense of achievement, playing an unbalanced and unforgiving game yet managing to advance after every so many deaths? There's no story to speak of, the gameplay atleast on PC just downright sucks and the graphics are insulting so that must be it.

From my perspective, this game thus especially the developers get way too much credit. I'd take Severance (Blade of Darkness) above DS1 any day of the year.
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
10. Re: Game Reviews Apr 25, 2014, 13:18 Quinn
 
Meh, I've stopped checking reviews and scores for quite some time now. I realize how terribly biased I can get from them. As I said in an earlier thread, it's just self-entitled critics putting themselves in an over-analitic state, moaning like mad about the littlest things. While that's alright, again, it puts the consumer in that same state and it will take 20 times as much energy to keep an open mind. For me. For you. For everyone. Human nature.

Haven't read a single review. I disliked the beta, somehow just bought the game out of shear boredom and because I could spare the 25 euros I spent on in. Best decision in a long time.
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
5. Re: Game Reviews Apr 25, 2014, 11:23 Quinn
 
Screw the reviews. Haven't had as much fun with an MMO since the first year of WoW. Got this euphoric feeling @ work, knowing that in a few more hours I can get back into the game. Haven't had that feeling this strongly for years, literally.

"Glad I didn't bite." You don't know whether you should be glad or not, now do you? Just as easily you'd love the game as much as I do once you actually try it.

Screw the reviews, indeed.
 
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News Comments > Legit Elder Scrolls Online Accounts Banned
65. Re: Legit Elder Scrolls Online Accounts Banned Apr 24, 2014, 11:38 Quinn
 
Of course I work for them. I've played the game allot by now, I know what the fuck I'm talking about, I found the first MMO refreshing and entertaining since WoW, etc. It has Zenimax Employee written all over it.  
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News Comments > Legit Elder Scrolls Online Accounts Banned
62. Re: Legit Elder Scrolls Online Accounts Banned Apr 23, 2014, 14:26 Quinn
 
Mad Max RW wrote on Apr 23, 2014, 07:49:
Combat looks like the only halfway decent thing to come out of this game, besides Angry Joe's review. The rest is really amateur for a MMO.

Or you've been so conditioned that you think you know what an MMO is supposed to be, that you can't even see innovation when it jumps up and bites you in the face.

For one, this is the first MMO where true exploration rewards you. I've always been making jokes about this "chest full of epic loot on top of that distant mountain" with my cousin while playing WoW. In ESO, I wouldn't be surprised if there'd be one somewhere you just wouldn't look.
 
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News Comments > Legit Elder Scrolls Online Accounts Banned
31. Re: Legit Elder Scrolls Online Accounts Banned Apr 21, 2014, 16:50 Quinn
 
What so many people fail to realize, and so many reviewers fail to mention, is that ESO is different from other MMO's in that it's not suited for powerlevelers. At all. I literally haven't had a single quest yet without meaning or sense of urgency. I saved a possessed wizard; liberated a village; stopped an assassination on a queen, etc... All consisting of multiple quest-chains. In this game, like all ES games, it's easy to get sucked in.

I was negative about the game while I participated in the beta but that was because I didn't let myself get sucked in because it wasn't worth it -- I'd only have the character for 3 days.

Loving the game. If you haven't played the retail version, don't say shit like "Good thing I didn't buy it". How do you know it's a good thing? Shove off.
 
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News Comments > Dupe Bug Causes ESO Bank Closures
21. Re: Dupe Bug Causes ESO Bank Closures Apr 20, 2014, 17:50 Quinn
 
Disliked the beta. Wasn't moved to buy the game at release. Shear boredom made me do it anyway. What happened right off the bat? With that typical sought after euphorical ambition I put great care and time into creating the looks of my Khajiit, knowing it would be my baby for -- hopefully -- months to come. That's when I realized why I mostly didn't like the beta: It has a set end at the end of the weekend and there was no reason or motivation to develop a character.

Also, combat sucked in the beta. Not anymore. There is now proper impact feedback, both visually (gore and enemy animation) and sound. There's still not enough damage feedback. Been playing for a few hours now (lvl 10 Nightblade Khajiit) and I have no fucking clue if I actually do sneak attack damage at all.

For now, the biggest win for this game are the visuals and quests. It's an MMO that requires and enables immersion. This is not an MMO for powerlevelers. You need to only play it when you actually have time and are in no hurry. If you don't alllow yourself to get sucked in, you won't enjoy it. Exact same thing can be said for any other Elder Scroll game and I don't fault them for it, but applaud them for it.
 
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News Comments > Steam Guard Scam Warning
14. Re: Steam Guard Scam Warning Apr 17, 2014, 19:30 Quinn
 
Necrophob wrote on Apr 17, 2014, 11:05:
If someone falls for a phishing lure of "you'll need to grant access to this browser by downloading [sic] the special ssfn* file from your Steam folder....", then they deserve what they get.

Meh, piss off. I'm not a computer wizz at all. I play PC games since I was 5 years old (28 now) and I'm pro enough not to fuck up my rig and fix most general issues, but I've no idea wtf an ssfn* file is. If this message would pop up for me, it would completely depend on my state of mind whether I'd obey or flag it as phishing shit.

It looks very legit to me and I don't see any typos in the screenshot. I'm Dutch. To say people who fall for this deserve it is not insulting those people, but a clear portrayal of your lack of empathy. I spit on your demeanor.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Gameplay Trailers
175. Re: Star Citizen Gameplay Trailers Apr 15, 2014, 08:00 Quinn
 
Jesus, now lets all have sex.

Blah blah blah all I'm seeing is two gameplay trailers who show, indeed, juuust another space sim and it's unimpressive at that. Couldn't care less about future plans and ambitions. I see a game that keeps taking money from fans since forever by now yet looks like just another freaking space sim with a helmet animation, no zero gravity when the ship breaks into pieces and no proper collision when flying into astroids.

Not impressed. Period. Don't give a shit what the future seems to hold according to your crystal ball.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
35. Re: Steam Top 10 Apr 14, 2014, 18:14 Quinn
 
qsto wrote on Apr 13, 2014, 14:00:
Yeah, if I could get it at Steam without Uplay, I wouldn't hesitate for a second. But for me, Uplay is no sale, period.

The ultimate example for someone being the hostage of their own unbending opinion. It's your loss, mate. Uplay works absolutely fine. Just like Steam works absolutely fine and Origins works absolutely fine. Truly the biggest nonsense I read on here.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Gameplay Trailers
157. Re: Star Citizen Gameplay Trailers Apr 14, 2014, 08:12 Quinn
 
Oh, wow. After all the hype it's turning out to be juuuust another space sim.

Go enter the atmosphere of that planet and have some crazy canyon flight combat while dodging tornados.
 
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News Comments > The Wolf Among Us Episode 3 Released; Episode 4 Trailer
13. Re: The Wolf Among Us Episode 3 Released; Episode 4 Trailer Apr 14, 2014, 01:27 Quinn
 
I wasn't aiming on anyone here when I mentioned the over-analytic critics. I was talking about the people who one day decided to make a website and write reviews on it. A person can't wake up one day and decide they are a pilot, or a doctor, or a rocket scientists. However, they can do exactly that when they decide they want to start writing reviews.

More often than not, when I read a review about a movie or a game, I don't even know what they're talking about. They say that actor X (who somehow everyone just has to know) acted specifically good this time, especially compared to their performance in movie Y, except for their accent, which isn't accurate for someone who lives in the south-west of Moldavia bla bla bla who gives a fuck.

That is all. Too late for work! xD
 
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News Comments > The Wolf Among Us Episode 3 Released; Episode 4 Trailer
10. Re: The Wolf Among Us Episode 3 Released; Episode 4 Trailer Apr 11, 2014, 12:47 Quinn
 
Meh, I don't know. I personally think that demonization goes absolutely viral all the time. Mostly on Blues, but also on the net in general. Of course it's only my opinion but I really like both TWD and TWAU still as much as I did the S01E01. I don't see where all the bad mojo is coming from and I don't care either -- it's too easy to get prejudiced by the over-analytic ramblings of self-entitled critics.  
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News Comments > The Wolf Among Us Episode 3 Released; Episode 4 Trailer
6. Re: The Wolf Among Us Episode 3 Released; Episode 4 Trailer Apr 10, 2014, 18:55 Quinn
 
Couldn't care less about puzzles and gameplay. If you're not playing these games for the story, and don't like it that you're moreso watching the game than playing it, stop playing these kinda games.

I loved the latest TWD. I loved ep2 of TWAU. My only gripe is that the episodes are too damn short.
 
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