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Signed On Mar 2, 2012, 06:19
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
3. Re: Morning Tech Bits Nov 25, 2014, 13:23 NegaDeath
 
After the story broke earlier this year (last year?) about the top tech companies conspiring together to keep employee wages down it's damn obvious that's all they're really talking about.  
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News Comments > Batman: Arkham Knight Trailer
3. Re: Into the Black Nov 25, 2014, 00:48 NegaDeath
 
Well that looks pretty damn awesome. And I see (hear) they went back to Conroy. No complaints here, he is Batman.  
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance
6. Re: Into the Black Nov 24, 2014, 23:55 NegaDeath
 
Top spy says to not worry that he's spying on you. Like he's expected to say something else?

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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
8. Re: Morning Metaverse Nov 24, 2014, 14:52 NegaDeath
 
They talk big in public but once back behind doors they'll shake hands and AT&T et al will get what they want.  
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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Refunds Reconsidered
12. Re: Into the Black Nov 21, 2014, 20:51 NegaDeath
 
Threadnaught III: The Reckoning

Creston wrote on Nov 21, 2014, 17:43:
If FD genuinely got like 60 million bucks in investor funds, why make such a big deal out of this? Presumably only 10% or so of people wanted a refund, which means you'd be out of ~ 200K.

And if it's only 0.1% of users like a few posters believe then the answer is stupidly obvious. After Ubi, EA and Microsoft (among others) all got publicly hammered for this kind of thing there's no excuse for not seeing this coming.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition
117. Re: Into the Black Nov 20, 2014, 21:02 NegaDeath
 
Creston wrote on Nov 20, 2014, 18:39:
Maybe someone needs to explain to Laidlaw what level scaling actually means, because I don't think he quite gets it.

Oh no he understood. As you increase in level the dragons have more scales. PC gaming ftw!
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
2. Re: Into the Black Nov 20, 2014, 20:24 NegaDeath
 
That's actually a really clever way of fighting the NSA. Good luck to him, he's going up against some very powerful opponents.  
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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Refund Policy
124. Re: Elite: Dangerous Refund Policy Nov 20, 2014, 17:17 NegaDeath
 
WaltC wrote on Nov 20, 2014, 17:05:
This sounds like much more worry about online DRM than it is about technical feasibility.

It does seem odd that there's all this work supposedly being done on the server that would be too time consuming for them to move to the desktop on a forked offline version of the client, yet only a tiny mount of data is actually being transmitted and received during solo mode. Too early to declare SimCity style shenanigans on that though imo.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition
113. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition Nov 20, 2014, 13:21 NegaDeath
 
Creston wrote on Nov 20, 2014, 12:36:
Hahahaha, right. That explains the god-awful PC UI...

We'll see if they fix anything. I'm not holding my breath, but fortunately I've gotten used to the UI enough that I can play without it bothering me too much.

I'll never play a warrior in DA:I, though. That's the kind of stupid aggravation I can do without. Sadly, that means I'll never play a dual-wield rogue either, and that's my second-favorite class

Hey now they can only hire so many unpaid interns to test this stuff. And they're already too busy getting coffee, no time to play the companies own back catalog to see what worked.

The moment I knew it was time to quit and wait for patches was when my 2H Rogue used their leap slash move and jumped right past the enemy, doing no damage. Cause wtf's a lock-on? As an in-universe explanation I think my character has double vision.
 
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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Refund Policy
17. Re: Elite: Dangerous Refund Policy Nov 20, 2014, 12:14 NegaDeath
 
Wildone wrote on Nov 20, 2014, 11:54:
If people have that shitty of a connection to the internet maybe they shouldn't be playing games online, since its probably 0.01% of the users Im sorry but tough luck there.

Quite right they shouldn't, and most likely they don't simply out of the frustration they would experience. And that's probably why they bought a game that the devs promised would have an offline mode. If it's only a tiny 0.1% of the users that are affected then giving them a refund should be the obvious and easy choice. Edit: And it would have avoided a lot of bad PR that didn't need to happen.

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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition
106. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition Nov 20, 2014, 12:03 NegaDeath
 
Bioware's made a statement on the controls:

With the release of Dragon Age: Inquisition, we've been hearing a number of concerns from members of our PC community, including:

Driver support
Hitching and frame rate issues in cutscenes
Feedback on keyboard and mouse controls
General user interface optimizations for PC

We've been following these issues closely and are looking into them.

Player experience is a top priority for us. Our goal is to address as many of these as possible in our upcoming patches, including some in our next patch, which is underway. We’ll release further details in the coming days and will continue to monitor your concerns.

Your feedback is important to us, and we appreciate your contribution to making Dragon Age: Inquisition a better overall experience.


Low on specifics but at least they've acknowledged fixes are coming. I can wait I still need to finish my current Origins playthrough. And then finally, finally get around to playing 2 for the first time.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition
88. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition Nov 19, 2014, 13:05 NegaDeath
 
Went back to Origins to try and finish the campaign I started a couple weeks ago. Mouse click movement and auto-attack make things just so much simpler. You could control the whole game by mouse if you wanted to and it frees up more time to focus on the battle as a whole. Really hope they patch that stuff back in.  
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News Comments > Assassin's Creed Unity Optimization Plans
4. Re: Assassin's Creed Unity Optimization Plans Nov 19, 2014, 10:28 NegaDeath
 
Translation: The game wasn't ready so we decided to do an unannounced public beta test during launch because some bean counter figured the holiday sales were more important than the PR hit.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition
23. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age Inquisition Nov 18, 2014, 14:56 NegaDeath
 
siapnar wrote on Nov 18, 2014, 14:21:
I was thinking about getting the MSI 970 but my MSI 570 OC hasn't been all that stable.
Have you encountered any issues?

It's run perfectly so far but I've only had it for a month so that isn't much of a sample.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age: Inquisition
13. Re: Ships Ahoy - Dragon Age Inquisition Nov 18, 2014, 13:22 NegaDeath
 
siapnar wrote on Nov 18, 2014, 13:00:
Darks what CPU do you have and what model of 970?

Not Darks but I've got it maxed out here too and it's sublime. I have a 3570k CPU OC'd to 4Ghz and the MSI 4G 970
 
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News Comments > Dragon Age: Inquisition Launch Trailer
55. Re: Dragon Age: Inquisition Launch Trailer Nov 18, 2014, 13:06 NegaDeath
 
SpectralMeat wrote on Nov 18, 2014, 12:55:
lol pervs!

It would be disrespectful to not admire the work the animator put in creating the assets (pun intended).
 
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News Comments > Dragon Age: Inquisition Launch Trailer
41. Re: Dragon Age: Inquisition Launch Trailer Nov 18, 2014, 10:58 NegaDeath
 
Early impressions. Beautiful. Damned beautiful. I stopped to look down into the ice more than once the effect was so cool. Armor truly looks like polished shiny metal. Facial animations could be more expressive but the texturing is impressive. Runs pretty smooth at full detail on my 970 aside from cutscenes as others have mentioned. The changed controls are messing with my head, I keep going to pause and jump instead. Holding the button to attack really is annoying, I hope the inevitable patch will include the option to toggle classic mode. The intro is a little weird in how quickly they put you in charge. It'd be like if a person suspected of bombing the UN and killing all the world leaders was put in charge of the investigation because fuck it we don't know what to do and you have a glowing hand, seems legit. But I appreciate it doesn't drag on.

Also for the SSD concerns I checked my drive usage in samsung magician before and after and didn't notice anything significant, assuming it was tracking it properly.
 
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News Comments > Dragon Age: Inquisition Launch Trailer
23. Re: Into the Black Nov 18, 2014, 00:01 NegaDeath
 
Creston wrote on Nov 17, 2014, 23:40:
Still sitting here waiting on that damn Play button to light up. :)

Boom, it's go time!

And just in time for bed. Surely 30 min wouldn't hurt, just 30.....
 
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News Comments > Refunds Demanded as Elite: Dangerous Offline Mode Scrapped
271. Re: Into the Black Nov 17, 2014, 21:56 NegaDeath
 
Slick wrote on Nov 17, 2014, 20:58:
pray tell, how are my stats meaningless? what are we talking about here again?

Do you not comprehend that people have internet connections that turn off at random uncontrollable intervals and don't have much of a choice in ISP's to get around that? Or are you just trolling? At this point the latter seems obvious. Congrats, you got me to waste my time thinking I was talking to a rational person. I'm out.

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News Comments > Refunds Demanded as Elite: Dangerous Offline Mode Scrapped
267. Re: Into the Black Nov 17, 2014, 20:52 NegaDeath
 
Slick wrote on Nov 17, 2014, 20:16:
and just a friendly reminder:

http://imgur.com/FumUi1D

400 bytes per second bandwidth: online solo mode

Just a friendly reminder, the only person talking about bandwidth is you. Your stats are meaningless for the topic at hand. Gold star.
 
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