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Signed On May 15, 2012, 15:34
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
17. Re: Morning Consolidation May 12, 2014, 19:46 Ceribaen
 
NeOCidE wrote on May 12, 2014, 14:01:
My word, attitudes towards Diablo III have changed. This game fun now?

The console version (I've got PS3) is actually pretty fun. Never had to deal with RMAH and Online only (and related lagspikes and maintenance downtimes) either.

Though - for the console version expansions, it says it includes all the other bits as well... so basically if you already have D3, you're paying again for D3+expansion? Was Reaper of Souls PC 40 bucks at launch?
 
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News Comments > WildStar Beta Open To All
48. Re: WildStar Beta Open To All May 9, 2014, 16:03 Ceribaen
 
ColoradoHoudini wrote on May 8, 2014, 16:38:
Ceribaen-
It's different for sure! I heal on my Esper, and I have telegraphs and AoE non-targeted heals. For one of my heals, it lays down a long strip of healing space in front of me. To you as someone I want to heal, you'd see a green line.. something like 25 foot of a green space. If you stood in it, you'd get healed. So for me, I need to line up people I want to heal with. It's not simple as just clicking and healing. However, there are healing spells that are click and heal, ans well as AoE heals you'd find in other MMOs. The telegraph system is pretty cool though, it's different.. it makes you have to position yourself correctly, and not just sleepwalk through healing like I have done in other MMOs.

Creston- The game has so much more than just end game raiding.. but the devs have said that for end game raiders, they will have a good challenge. Will there be a big enough base to sustain the game.. I don't know. You could say that about any MMO that doesnt already have a base. Look what Rift did.. unknown IP.. came in and did well. I don't see why Carbine can't do that with Wildstar.

I'll say this.. if Blizzard/Valve made WS.. it'd be insanely popular.

Downloaded it last night - gave it a quick spin before work this morning... finished out the tutorial area I think (have the choice now as to which area I want to go to and leaving the Ark Ship behind).


I'll say this - the music is nice. First mmo in a while I didn't want to turn sound off and just listen to my own stuff.

Made myself an Esper - combat is... different. Not used to having to stand still to attack (is this for all classes or just some abilities?) Otherwise has a bit of a GW2 feel about it (as a recent comparison).

I actually see this more as a crossover between WoW and GW2 from my first impressions in the tutorial.

Going to be spending my forseeable free time with it though to see what it's all about and maybe try an engineer too.

The way the minimap works isn't entirely intuitive though, I found myself more just clicking the quest to get the direction arrow to tell me where to go next.
 
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News Comments > WildStar Beta Open To All
31. Re: WildStar Beta Open To All May 8, 2014, 16:00 Ceribaen
 
EvilAsh wrote on May 8, 2014, 14:16:
To suggest this game is a wow clone .. is like Saying that Checkers is a clone of Chess. This is an action combat mmo rpg. ACtion combat is NOTHING like the control system in wow. Nothing. There is no tab targeting. ITs skill based controls. Thats right.. your skill is what matters. There is double jump, There is side rolls. All controlled by you. you have to aim at players to hit them. Thats right no auto target no auto hit. There is no insane CC that dominates the pvp seen. You will not get cc into the ground. The game has humor yes.. its like Borderlands 2 style humor. Its got awesome housing. Its got Tough dungeons..that will last a while. Yes tough dungeons.. and the idea is that you level up doing these dungeons to get you prepared for raiding down the road.. Oh and there is raiding content as you level up as well. AT level 10 you can experience your first 20 man world boss. And yes it has open world pvp oh yeah!!

So you're saying it's more like an MMO BL2 or Defiance (or more like Tera Online?)

How does healing work without tab targets?
 
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News Comments > Morning Crowdfunding Roundup
4. Re: Morning Crowdfunding Roundup May 7, 2014, 16:18 Ceribaen
 
eRe4s3r wrote on May 7, 2014, 11:44:
Parias wrote on May 7, 2014, 11:11:
A shame about that Outcast remake - I hope they're still able to churn out something good.

At least they understand why it failed. A good example on how not to run a KS

Loading Human looks really neat by the way, and if you look for other Vr game with interesting idea

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/494598080/the-gallery-six-elements

I don't think they do entirely though?
Statements like 'we should have lowered our goal and included more platforms' and 'we should have lowered our stretch goals' sounds like a recipe for long delays, additional funding drives and generally just poor budgeting.

Either it takes 600k to do what they wanted or it doesn't. Lowering the budget and increasing the scope doesn't fix that. About the only thing it sounds like they think should have done is promise the moon, rather than pitch a realistic project.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10 Redux
5. Re: Steam Top 10 Redux May 5, 2014, 11:05 Ceribaen
 
nofb wrote on May 5, 2014, 10:57:
Considering the failure Dark Souls 2 proved to be on PC, that 1st position is a real wonder. Apparently this "game" had such a good publicity that it passed no matter how crippled - and this isn't the first time!

Not to mention the total lack of support, I wish I could just get a refund and forget about this mistake.

Had they released that for PC first, they would never have sold so many licences.

I've been hearing plenty of good word of mouth about Dark Souls 2... what's the failure for it?
 
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News Comments > Defiance Going F2P
11. Re: Defiance Going F2P May 2, 2014, 11:31 Ceribaen
 
NewMaxx wrote on May 2, 2014, 02:57:
I've played this a bit, reminds me of Borderlands if it were a MMO. If that's your sort of thing...you might like it. Now, I know some people like to do BL solo, and that's fine, but I'm a co-op kind of guy and I just couldn't find any friends willing to try this game. It's a time-waster but will never be your keystone.

I actually preferred this to BL, mostly because I got stuck trying to solo BL2 fairly early on.
My issue was when I did randomly find someone to partner up with, all the instanced story quest missions were solos... which depending on your weapon specialties could be an exercise in frustration... and one of you would finish way before the other.

I thought it complemented the TV show nicely though.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
16. Re: Morning Metaverse Apr 24, 2014, 17:54 Ceribaen
 
Fibrocyte wrote on Apr 24, 2014, 13:42:
Verno wrote on Apr 24, 2014, 10:50:
Still no Tab Mix Plus for Chrome so Firefox for life.

What does TMP do that isn't built into Chrome?

I run Chrome with only the LastPass and Adblock extensions and it's perfect for me. FF has always felt too heavy.

Doesn't Chrome Adblock still load the ads, but then just hide them - so exploitable code can still run on your machine?
While FF Adblock actually blocks the ad from loading?

That was the case at one point - and I've always felt comfortable using FF so never really switched to Chrome (outside of on my phone since FF on mobile last I tried it was a bit kludgy).
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - The Last Federation
7. Re: Ships Ahoy - The Last Federation Apr 20, 2014, 02:29 Ceribaen
 
Flo wrote on Apr 20, 2014, 01:37:
I never could get into AI War myself but I'm loving this.
Thinking that controller support would be awesome in this game. I've got my haswell ultrabook hooked up to the TV which makes it some sort of steam-indie-console

Um... yeah wow... I decided to impulse buy it after all - and this is not a game I can afford to playing until after this week is over... This feels like it has Civ-like potential of starting a game at 9pm and sucking me in until 6am....
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - The Last Federation
5. Re: Ships Ahoy - The Last Federation Apr 20, 2014, 01:35 Ceribaen
 
Watching the trailers and reading the steam forums... really thinking I want this.
But then I look and see for some reason I only ever put 10 minutes into AI War...
 
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News Comments > Saturday Mobilization
8. Re: Saturday Mobilization Apr 19, 2014, 23:53 Ceribaen
 
Axis wrote on Apr 19, 2014, 12:19:
Color me pumped, buying BG for android immediately!

In App Purchases :/
I'm hoping it eventually shows up in a Humble Bundle.
 
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News Comments > Heartbleed Vulnerabilities
6. Re: Heartbleed Vulnerabilities Apr 11, 2014, 16:21 Ceribaen
 
Prez wrote on Apr 11, 2014, 16:06:
Jesus I HATE changing my passwords. Google says I don't have to change my gmail password according to the hit list, but EVERYTHING is tied into my gmail account. Think I should change it anyway?

Basically the vulnerability has existed for over a year (2 years even?). There's evidence that it's been exploited on various sites for at least 6 months or more.

At this point if nothing's happened to you, my view is wait until every impacted site that you visit is patched... set up LastPass or something similar for all the non-essential type sites at the very least (or more depending on your level of paranoia) and then go through all the essential sites with new passwords as well.
 
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News Comments > Wasteland 2 Linux Beta Next Week; Playthrough ~50 Hours
24. Re: Wasteland 2 Linux Beta Next Week; Playthrough ~50 Hours Apr 10, 2014, 22:58 Ceribaen
 
Cpmartins wrote on Apr 10, 2014, 22:13:
I'm a backer and couldn't be happier with the delays. Take your damn time Fargo and Co.

I bought into the 10 dollars beta program and was quite amazed at the quality of the writing. I didn't expect it to be this good, considering the first one "wacky sci-fi" setting. It is the successor of Fallout 2, no doubt about it.

I'm just waiting on my copy whenever its ready too... I'm hoping that I'll have time to enjoy Divinity:OS, then have a smooth transition to Wasteland 2, then when done with that Pillars of Eternity... Had seriously considered backing Numenera but just couldn't find the right level to back at as far as value:money went compared to just getting it post release.

 
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News Comments > The Evil Within Trailer
6. Re: The Evil Within Trailer Apr 9, 2014, 22:14 Ceribaen
 
MajorD wrote on Apr 9, 2014, 20:52:
Ceribaen wrote on Apr 9, 2014, 20:42:
I am pretty sure I'm in the minority here (and admittedly it's never really been my cup of tea), but this whole survival/horror genre I think is getting over saturated just as we've seen with the moba genre.

You mean weaponless survival/horror, or survival/horror in general?

I wish we had more games like the Penumbra series. Amnesia: The Dark Descent was awesome all by itself, but there wasn't enough puzzles in comparison. I'm curious how much of that element SOMA will bring to the table......




I think survival/horror in general.

Probably just I'm overexpanding my opinion of the genre based on setting (you vs an aggressive desolate environment a la Don't Starve, ZOMBIES!!!! a la DayZ, spooky setting a la Silent Hill, Amnesia:Dark Descent all getting lumped in together under the same umbrella). Which I'll admit is a bit unfair.

But just seems like every other game that is being announced is either a moba or a 'survival/horror'.

Where's my X-Wing vs TIE Fighter spiritual successor!!!!
 
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News Comments > The Evil Within Trailer
4. Re: The Evil Within Trailer Apr 9, 2014, 20:42 Ceribaen
 
I am pretty sure I'm in the minority here (and admittedly it's never really been my cup of tea), but this whole survival/horror genre I think is getting over saturated just as we've seen with the moba genre.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
9. Re: Morning Consolidation Mar 25, 2014, 22:25 Ceribaen
 
nin wrote on Mar 25, 2014, 17:52:
Ceribaen wrote on Mar 25, 2014, 17:28:
CrimsonPaw wrote on Mar 25, 2014, 10:47:
Fantaz wrote on Mar 25, 2014, 10:36:
I hope what he means is that i could put any PS2 disc in and play it on the PS4 with a software emulator... hopefully that's the case.
I don't see why they couldn't do this, the machine should be powerful enough for it. Even still, if I had to purchase the PS2 classics, I would as long as they support Remote Play. I really just want GTA:San Andreas on my Vita - is that too much to ask?

Doesn't the PS4 only have a Bluray disc reader though? I thought that was one of the weird changes, they dropped CD/DVD support? (or am I mixing up reports)

If the drive reads blu, it should be able to read previous formats. I've never heard of a drive that didn't.


So apparently it was CDs/MP3s...
http://www.engadget.com/2013/10/31/playstation-4-audio-game-install-details/

But that's been addressed since I guess?
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
7. Re: Morning Consolidation Mar 25, 2014, 17:28 Ceribaen
 
CrimsonPaw wrote on Mar 25, 2014, 10:47:
Fantaz wrote on Mar 25, 2014, 10:36:
I hope what he means is that i could put any PS2 disc in and play it on the PS4 with a software emulator... hopefully that's the case.
I don't see why they couldn't do this, the machine should be powerful enough for it. Even still, if I had to purchase the PS2 classics, I would as long as they support Remote Play. I really just want GTA:San Andreas on my Vita - is that too much to ask?

Doesn't the PS4 only have a Bluray disc reader though? I thought that was one of the weird changes, they dropped CD/DVD support? (or am I mixing up reports)
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
8. Re: Steam Top 10 Mar 23, 2014, 20:49 Ceribaen
 
Nighthawk wrote on Mar 23, 2014, 20:25:
I picked it up a few months ago and don't regret it at all.
I can't speak for how popular, but I haven't had problems finding a group.
Definitely a worthy purchase.

I grabbed it on PS3 since it was on the free list for PS+, but tried a mission by myself and basically couldn't do it cause the AI was too dumb to help me out. (Was a jewelry heist - they weren't picking anything up... so I had to run back and forth through the cops three times to try to move the bags)

Do you have to play it multiplayer? I get the impression its like a heist version of L4D2 - but I wanted to do some solo play to figure out how to actually play.
 
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News Comments > Paradox Interactive to Distribute Pillars of Eternity
11. Re: Paradox Interactive to Distribute Pillars of Eternity Mar 19, 2014, 17:41 Ceribaen
 
Cutter wrote on Mar 19, 2014, 10:27:
I like Paradox too, but I'm opposed to this in principle because part of their whole rant about crowdsourcing to begin with was to avoid publishers. So we take the risk and Paradox gets to profit without taking any? Well in that case I'm changing my perspective from pre-purchasing an item to an investment in Obsidian in which I demand an ROI on said investment.

I believe that the deal is effectively that they are outsourcing delivery of physical goods to Paradox. Obsidian in and of itself is not a publisher, and so at some point someone who knows how these things work is going to get involved.

Similarly, do you have an issue with them distributing through GoG, Steam or any other digital store? Or should they only sell directly off their website and provide the executables that way? Because in this relationship, Paradox is a physical equivalent to GoG, Steam et al.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - LUFTRAUSERS
6. Re: Ships Ahoy - LUFTRAUSERS Mar 19, 2014, 01:39 Ceribaen
 
nin wrote on Mar 18, 2014, 20:17:
Reminds me of that arcade game...what was it - Flying Tigers? Twin Tigers?

Here we go...


Actually looks to me a lot like Altitude
 
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News Comments > Gauntlet Remake This Summer
45. Re: Gauntlet Remake This Summer Mar 17, 2014, 23:28 Ceribaen
 
Sc4r wrote on Mar 17, 2014, 18:56:
One of my fav arcade games when i was kid, have it on my arcade machine i have here with a bunch more, used to build my health up and sell the game off for a few dollars lol.

I think my favourite ones were...
X-Men (the 6 player/2 screen one)
Area 51
Golden Axe (2 I think...)
Simpsons
oh, and Virtua On
 
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