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Signed On Mar 2, 2012, 06:19
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
23. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 31, 2015, 13:42 NegaDeath
 
I think a Bluesnews MMO is in order. The fights that pop up in certain threads can be transferred into real fights. Winner gets the last word and the right to close the thread. Trolls could be literally kicked back under the bridge. Should only take a weekend to code. Two tops. We could do a kickstarter.  
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News Comments > Prison Architect Breaks Out in October
16. Re: Prison Architect Breaks Out in October Jul 30, 2015, 14:15 NegaDeath
 
When a game launches in a worse state than usual, like say Arkham Knight, would that then be a Public Pre-Beta Alpha?  
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News Comments > GOG.com & Windows 10
11. Re: GOG.com & Windows 10 Jul 29, 2015, 14:02 NegaDeath
 
Valves customer service sucks and that extends to making sure the stuff they sell actually works on modern systems. They leave it to customers to figure it out and post fixes in the forums. I don't think they even have compatibility warnings on the product page, do they?

If it's old buy it on GOG. Valve is too busy moving desks around and watching the currency come in for little to no work.

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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
4. Re: Into the Black Jul 24, 2015, 21:12 NegaDeath
 
A requirement they will no doubt find a way to weasel out of once again.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
2. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jul 24, 2015, 12:17 NegaDeath
 
I've seen similar success stories from others installing 10. Anything with Microsoft involved needs a grain of salt but the upgrade seems to be smooth and unlike with 8 the UI is getting widespread approval. We might have a true successor to 7 here. Tentatively look forward to trying it out later this month.  
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
4. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Jul 24, 2015, 12:13 NegaDeath
 
I don't know if I can defend anyone on this. On the one hand you have cabbies and all the standard complaints that apply. With Uber you have a disruptive new type of service which by itself is a good thing for markets but the company itself is just so damn scummy. Bleh. I don't think there's any winners here.  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
24. Re: Morning Metaverse Jul 23, 2015, 12:55 NegaDeath
 
wtf_man wrote on Jul 23, 2015, 12:35:
Every one of those items are tracking you. Granted... most of this appears to be coming through quantserve and switchadhub, but that's 20-ish trackers just on this site.

... and this one is mild compared to most.

Oh absolutely, I was referring to some of the sites I've seen that have 60+ running (according to ghostery).
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
16. Re: Morning Metaverse Jul 23, 2015, 11:55 NegaDeath
 
Are ad blockers legal? Is that a serious question? Might as well wonder if sun guards in vehicles are legal since they can prevent you from seeing billboards.

Sites that don't use a million privacy violating trackers and respect your time I'll leave the blocker off (like Blues). Sites that don't respect you get blocked. Sites that break when I block them don't get visited. That simple.
 
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News Comments > KOTOR 2 Patched; OS X & Linux Support Added
10. Re: Into the Black Jul 21, 2015, 19:54 NegaDeath
 
That's got to be a new record for time between patches, or at least close to it. Good on them. Never did get around to trying it with the content patch, might be time.  
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
11. Re: Into the Black Jul 20, 2015, 21:45 NegaDeath
 
Despite leading a completely sedentary lifestyle goo-pod Neo was pretty slim. Sign me up!  
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
7. Re: Into the Black Jul 20, 2015, 21:43 NegaDeath
 
It was most definitely registering a 9.5 on the sarcastometer. For reference I am currently using a provincial crown company as my cell provider and a co-op ISP for internet. Both offer superior service, coverage and pricing compared to the private competition. This is a province which historically has had very low population densities so public sector utilities have a long history.

Cutter wrote on Jul 20, 2015, 19:46:
No idea who those guys are but kudos for standing up for their principles.

It was a lack of basic human moral principles that made them publish that hit piece in the first place. Not owning up to an obvious and tasteless mistake doesn't make it principled. I didn't think the gawker network could sink lower but they dug a hole to china this time.
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
1. Re: Into the Black Jul 20, 2015, 19:40 NegaDeath
 
But....that's socialism! [/outrage]. These customers would be much better off with the private market that won't actually service them.  
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News Comments > Star Citizen FPS May Come Next Month
54. Re: Star Citizen FPS May Come Next Month Jul 20, 2015, 14:46 NegaDeath
 
Zor wrote on Jul 20, 2015, 13:17:
You do understand that FPS, as referenced in the context of Star Citizen, is a "mechanic" and not it's genre, right?

Star Citizen is being developed as what amounts to a whole new genre: a First Person Experience

So now you are trying to argue that the mere mention of the camera perspective (when the first person space sim genre was clearly what they were referring to back then) automatically includes FPS as a mechanic. By the same logic any and all genres with first person perspectives are now part of the design doc. That certainly explains some of the warped expectations of rabid backers. When will the first person puzzle and first person building modules be out? After the first person surgery module? Or after the first person janitor module?
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen FPS May Come Next Month
42. Re: Star Citizen FPS May Come Next Month Jul 20, 2015, 13:10 NegaDeath
 
Zor wrote on Jul 20, 2015, 13:04:
You're funny. You already answered your own question. I put it in bold and underlined it for you.

the FP in FPS stands for First Person, in case you forgot.

You understand that camera perspective and game genre are different things?
 
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News Comments > Batman: Arkham Knight PC Patch Next Month
11. Re: Into the Black Jul 19, 2015, 01:10 NegaDeath
 
Krovven wrote on Jul 18, 2015, 23:13:
I haven't had that much of a problem with the game as others, but what the hell got fucked up in the code that it takes this long...incompetent.

I've read theories that they didn't properly adapt it from the unified memory of the consoles to the split pools of the PC. Supposedly when it goes to move data between the two types of RAM it doesn't have the speed it's looking for leading to the stuttering or massive frame drops depending on how powerful your rig is. If that's true it isn't something they can fix quickly. Considering there were entire graphical effects missing from the game (until the 1st patch) it isn't unreasonable to believe they fucked the memory management up that badly too.
 
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News Comments > No PC Batman: Arkham Knight Until Fall?
36. Re: Into the Black Jul 16, 2015, 23:06 NegaDeath
 
Saboth wrote on Jul 16, 2015, 22:02:
I've got two of these Batman games sitting in my Steam Library. Erm...Arkham Asylum and City. I think I played about 2-3 hours of City, but it really was monotonous and just lost interest and freed up HD space by deleting it. I dunno, they just didn't grab me, and this one looked the same.

You might like the first one more. It's a very guided and story driven experience that doesn't have the repetition of an open world game. Imo it's the best of the series, but then I prefer that style of game.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
4. Re: Netflix Jul 16, 2015, 11:34 NegaDeath
 
nin wrote on Jul 16, 2015, 10:37:
People in Canada have said the same thing, compared to America's offerings. I guess they license per country...

There's a ton of shit on the American site...hard to keep up with it all.

Yup, we get about 1/3 the content up here because the ISP's that are also media companies don't want us using other services. And when people use VPN's to get around that they call us thieves. Fortunately (at least here anyways) there isn't much in legal terms they can do about it.
 
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News Comments > No PC Batman: Arkham Knight Until Fall?
10. Re: No PC Batman: Arkham Knight Until Fall? Jul 16, 2015, 11:18 NegaDeath
 
I seem to recall one or two people here blasting "whiney PC gamers" for being childish and demanding refunds when the game only needed a "quick patch" like every other game. Derp.

Looking forward to playing it eventually.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
2. Re: Into the Black Jul 15, 2015, 20:38 NegaDeath
 
We've got one being built here now, about 1/3 done. Situation isn't as bad as the ones Jon showed, it isn't costing nearly as much (small city) and the stadium it's replacing actually is old (first section was built in 1936). There was a petition to force a referendum on building the new one and it played out almost exactly like in the video and didn't get enough signatures. It'll create jobs! It'll stimulate the economy! The team will leave! Etc.

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News Comments > R.I.P.: Nintendo's Satoru Iwata
19. Re: R.I.P.: Nintendo's Satoru Iwata Jul 13, 2015, 12:53 NegaDeath
 
Too soon, too sudden. I know he was sick for awhile but I was laughing at that puppet stuff they did for E3 just a couple weeks ago. Damn.  
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