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Nickname Jonjonz
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Description yadda yadda, woof woof
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Signed On Mar 23, 2012, 12:13
Total Comments 42 (Suspect)
User ID 57379
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
19. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 5, 2014, 08:01 Jonjonz
 
Jay was always straight up gag humor accessible to your average Joe Lunchbucket, while Dave's takes on the human condition required a certain minimal intelligence quotient to appreciate.

Dave was/is a class act, well played.
 
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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Wardrobe System
10. Re: Guild Wars 2 Wardrobe System Mar 26, 2014, 07:37 Jonjonz
 
Just confirms my decision to leave this 'game' ages ago.

Animated digital paper dolls.
 
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News Comments > Funcom Financials Fall
9. Re: Funcom Financials Fall Mar 6, 2014, 08:01 Jonjonz
 
I have played many of the MMO's out there, and AO was by far the best experience. Thanks to it's primitive graphics (compared to state of the art today), one could play multiple characters (multi-box ect.) very smoothly. Shame they let it go mostly fallow. Would not be surprised if they shutter AO before the 'real soon now' graphics update sees the light of day.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
14. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 29, 2014, 14:12 Jonjonz
 
Hail to the King, Baby!

Funny you posted today about two games that I loved, had their day in the sun, but never realized a better future for themselves, Duke Nukem and Anarchy Online. (see your article about Funcom's financial reporting problem.)

Duke threw new twists and turns into the emerging FPS genre while maintaining a fun, irreverent atmosphere. AO for a while gave us a rich Sci-Fi alternative MMORPG to the cookie cutter fantasy based WOW and it's many wannabees. Both companies lost interest in moving these games into the future and seemed content at their brief successes. Serendipity, or Fate?
 
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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Edge of the Mists Trailer
8. Re: Guild Wars 2 Edge of the Mists Trailer Jan 29, 2014, 14:00 Jonjonz
 
I got a good year and a half out of my purchase, but between putting undue resources into jumping puzzles I could care less about, and total failure at keeping WvW lagfree and accessible, I left a while ago. A new WvW map does not get my juices going. The vids still show plenty of lag even with just a few characters on screen, and the devs continue to show they just don't get WvW and how to keep it accessible and lag free at the same time. You either can't get in, or if you do, unless your running a topflight system and have top shelf broadband, it turns into a slide show during group play.

If they ever manage to get the balance right, I would return.
 
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News Comments > Funcom's Finances Investigated
2. Re: Funcom's Finances Investigated Jan 29, 2014, 13:40 Jonjonz
 
I hope this is not evidence of intentional wrongdoing at Funcom, but simply the usual tawdry politically motivated shakedown aimed at them.

I played Anarchy Online for a long time, and mourn that Funcom decided to move on to new games while starving AO of resources and moving it into the limbo of the MMORPG equivalent of an Intensive Care Unit.
 
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News Comments > The Mighty Quest For Epic Loot Early Access
2. Re: The Mighty Quest For Epic Loot Early Access Nov 19, 2013, 07:14 Jonjonz
 
Looks like that pay to win chestnut battlefield heros with player created maps (castles). Good to see that the children of the 1% have such things to keep them amused.  
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
1. Re: Evening Metaverse Nov 13, 2013, 07:09 Jonjonz
 
This morning when I turned on my computer I was greeted with two
updates, one for Firefox and one for Flash.

One of them managed to delete my installation of AVG antivirus and
installed McAfee instead.

I can't tell which was responsible, but beware and read the fine print.
 
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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Patch Next Week
9. Re: Guild Wars 2 Patch Next Week Nov 6, 2013, 05:18 Jonjonz
 
This mmo started repeating itself months ago and burned me out on it. I don't touch it any more, and see no point in further coverage here.

The final straw for me was their screwy attitude concerning WVW, lopsided match ups are simply lame, but built in to the current design. Top that off with Grindy daily and monthly todo lists, and a new gear grind, and you might as well be playing any other Asian cash shop based grind fest.

It is a total lie that you can drop it and come back later, once you fall behind in achievement points, you are a leper, and will be ostracized at worst or treated as a noob at best, good luck with that.

This comment was edited on Nov 6, 2013, 05:25.
 
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News Comments > Minimum Announced
9. Re: Minimum Announced Apr 10, 2013, 07:02 Jonjonz
 
Oh puh-leeze, blocky retro graphics is so 3 years ago. We are over Minecraft!

Numbskuls say no to textures, but go ape-shxt for particle effects to the amount that you can not tell what is going on.
 
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News Comments > Bungie on PC Destiny Possibilities and How Nobody Wants to Play with Mouse/KB
62. Re: Bungie on PC Destiny Possibilities and How Nobody Wants to Play with Mouse/KB Feb 19, 2013, 09:11 Jonjonz
 
Nobody does "mouse/keyboard envy" like console players.

As if all those mouth breathing console players were a plus.
 
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News Comments > System Shock 2 on GOG.com Tomorrow
55. Re: System Shock 2 on GOG.com Tomorrow Feb 14, 2013, 07:21 Jonjonz
 
System Shock 1 and 2 were the true revolutionary games of their day.
Unfortunately Half-Life, which did the same things but more jaggy and with more tedium, somehow had a better PR department.

If you have not played either you are in for a treat, grab 2 when you can.
 
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News Comments > Developer: Demos Kill Sales
37. Re: Developer: Demos Kill Sales Feb 13, 2013, 09:02 Jonjonz
 
Idiot. Guess he never heard of DOOM, or stacks of other top sellers that started their runs with free demos.

He should say the truth, which is demos are a bad idea of your game is a piece of crap.
 
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News Comments > Wasteland 2 Trailer
34. Re: Wasteland 2 Trailer Feb 10, 2013, 08:28 Jonjonz
 
Ugh, turn based anything, we are not back in the 70's, hello!

 
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News Comments > Journey is AIAS Game of the Year
7. Re: Journey is AIAS Game of the Year Feb 9, 2013, 07:20 Jonjonz
 
Oh the GW2 fanboys must be soo disapointed, not even on the board.  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
12. Re: Morning Metaverse Feb 5, 2013, 08:42 Jonjonz
 
Oh please, look at those supposedly poor kids, every one has a cell phone, you can't tell me they can't afford another $15 bucks a month to add internet to their plan.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
9. Re: Out of the Blue Wheel Chair Drifing Feb 3, 2013, 07:49 Jonjonz
 
Why can this guys joystick allow such smooth driving control, when PC driving games are utter crap if you try to control them with a joystick?  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
1. Re: Morning Tech Bits 10 most significant Jan 16, 2013, 08:57 Jonjonz
 
The ten most significant Open Source programs would have to include the Linux web stack:
linux
Apache
Mysql
Php
 
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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Sells 3 Million; Future Plans Outlined
39. Re: Guild Wars 2 Sells 3 Million; Future Plans Outlined Jan 16, 2013, 08:51 Jonjonz
 
Whoo-Hoo 3 million copies, not exactly the WoW killer they claimed it would be, a rather small market share.

GW2 is the jumping puzzle MMO.

Colin really needs to get some manly tatoos on his fore-arms to look less wussified.
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
6. Re: Evening Tech Bits Jan 16, 2013, 08:25 Jonjonz
 
So far every game that tried steampunk style content has flopped.

Great example of drawing the wrong conclusion from data out of context.
 
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