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Signed On Dec 26, 2012, 16:18
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
2. Re: Morning Mobilization Aug 31, 2015, 15:15 MindStalker3
 
jdreyer wrote on Aug 31, 2015, 11:15:
God forbid people don't check Twitter or Instagram for a few hours while flying.

Personally I just use it to stream music. Really nice as you can now use it from boarding until landing. But I've never seen a charge above $12, I would never pay $40 or whatever, at that point I'd just preload my music.
 
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News Comments > Deadpool Game Returns
4. Re: Deadpool Game Returns Jul 16, 2015, 10:57 MindStalker3
 
So is this essentially a port of their year+ old console game? Or something different?  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
3. Re: Morning Consolidation Jul 6, 2015, 11:44 MindStalker3
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Jul 6, 2015, 10:18:
That other Sony article is even worse.. the headline does not agree with the actual content ;p

"The biggest downside to PlayStation Now is that it's just so darn expensive"

So how does it turn a Smart TV into a fun gaming system?

Well it sounds like the software is well made and runs well. The expensive part doesn't really make it "not fun".

$30 a month doesn't sound horrible, though from what I hear your subscription selection is much smaller than your rental selection.
 
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News Comments > Scrolls Closing
25. Re: Scrolls Closing Jun 29, 2015, 21:00 MindStalker3
 
harlock wrote on Jun 29, 2015, 20:53:
jacobvandy wrote on Jun 29, 2015, 19:54:
Silicon Avatar wrote on Jun 29, 2015, 19:40:
harlock wrote on Jun 29, 2015, 18:29:
I bet that makes the whole Elder Scrolls thing TOTALLY WORTH IT!

That's what I was thinking.

I'm sure it was, to Notch, when he was personally involved and just as annoyed as the rest of us at the supposed "infringement."

thats the whole point... how pathetic the dude is for being such a dick about it in the first place

?? How was he a dick, he was threatened to be sued over the name of scrolls and he refused. Cite said dickishness please?
 
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News Comments > Scrolls Closing
4. Re: Scrolls Closing Jun 29, 2015, 18:24 MindStalker3
 
Cutter wrote on Jun 29, 2015, 18:03:
Wow, that investment is really paying off, huh Microsoft? Ahhahahahaha!

They purchased mojang for the minecraft trademark. Nothing more or less.
 
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
5. Re: Evening Mobilization Jun 23, 2015, 07:59 MindStalker3
 
FTA:
The Rift is not the 'iPhone of VR.' Nothing out there is 'the iPhone of VR.' They're almost like the Palm Pilots and the Treos of virtual reality.

Wow, that takes some balls to admit your platform won't be huge at first.

This comment was edited on Jun 23, 2015, 08:28.
 
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News Comments > Oculus Rift Price Discussed
4. Re: Oculus Rift Price Discussed May 28, 2015, 10:27 MindStalker3
 
So it sounds like they are targetting bundlers.

Honestly, Dell/Alienware can probably sell more Rifts bundled with new gaming PCs than Facebook/Oculus selling them by themselves.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
3. Re: Morning Consolidation May 12, 2015, 10:22 MindStalker3
 
Tipsy McStagger wrote on May 11, 2015, 13:50:
It actually irritates me how bargain basement the consoles are.
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But then it comes down to developers designing for it which they won't.. they'll design for the lowest performance with some sliders on the higher performance system. Pretty much it's always a loss for the consumer.


Its called lowest common denominator. But in reality it really makes sense. If you want to make a top of the line game with top of the line graphics for top of the line systems. That is great! But if you want to make a game that will run on the most systems possible so more people can buy it, you will spec towards the XBox 360, maybe the Xbox One. Why, because there are over 30 million XBox 360 in active use and almost 10 million XBox Ones in active use.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Tech Bits
16. Re: Sunday Tech Bits May 11, 2015, 15:17 MindStalker3
 
eRe4s3r wrote on May 11, 2015, 09:49:
And who has a SSD powered off for a year? ^^

I think that's the point. Don't store archive data on an SSD in a closet, or especially in an storage unit that isn't air conditioned. This is important as people often do this for legal data retention requirements.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Tech Bits
14. Re: Sunday Tech Bits May 11, 2015, 08:29 MindStalker3
 
NewMaxx wrote on May 10, 2015, 14:42:
For those curious on here about how long SSDs retain data without power in the "consumer" situation, it's over a year. As a side note it is a good policy to clone and re-apply an image of any SSD drives once a year.

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Consumer SSDs lose data in a week at 55C (131F) temperature. Commercial SSDs can lose date in a week at as little as 40C (104F).
 
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
1. Re: Gatherings & Competitions May 4, 2015, 09:39 MindStalker3
 
FTA: Sponsorship work adds up to 10 to 15 hours of extra work per week, according to Ruiz. That includes playing video games live on a brandís Twitch channel, filming promotional videos, doing special events, or having lunch or dinner with a sponsor.

Umm, ok, negotiating contracts, having lunch with sponsors, etc, can get annoying, but I don't see how you can say playing games and filming videos is an annoying side task as that is literally your primary job. That is exactly what you are getting paid to do.
 
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News Comments > DirectX 12 Video Crosses the Uncanny Valley
5. Re: DirectX 12 Video Crosses the Uncanny Valley May 1, 2015, 09:38 MindStalker3
 
Axis wrote on May 1, 2015, 09:10:
Meh, all I care about is pure performance with your average setup, not tech demos on cutting edge quad rigs.

These tech demos will be for average setups in 10 years.
 
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News Comments > Kerbal Space Program Version 1.0 Launches
15. Re: Kerbal Space Program Version 1.0 Launches Apr 28, 2015, 07:51 MindStalker3
 
jimnms wrote on Apr 28, 2015, 07:04:
The old KSP aerodynamics required about 4500 m/s of dV to make orbit. I used FAR when I played, which made the atmosphere more realistic. This also cut down the dV to achieve orbit to 3500 m/s. To compensate I used a mod by the same author called realistic ISP scaler (or something that) which made the engines more realistic and reduced the thrust of engines in the lower atmosphere bringing the dV requirement to reach orbit back to about 4500 m/s. The rull change notes sound like they incorporated the realistic ISP scaler concept into the game, but it looks like the engines are still way too powerful.

Now you must ask yourself, did Squad accidentally find the right balance between fun and challenge with its "choice" of approx 4500 deltaV? Or is there a better value that could be more fun for the typical user.
 
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News Comments > Steam Launches Paid Mod Support
69. Re: Steam Launches Paid Mod Support Apr 23, 2015, 18:54 MindStalker3
 
Apparently that 25% was Bethesda's decision. Another game producer could choose to give the mod developer a larger percentage.  
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News Comments > Firefly Cast Returns for Firefly Online
3. Re: Firefly Cast Returns for Firefly Online Apr 20, 2015, 09:24 MindStalker3
 
InBlack wrote on Apr 20, 2015, 09:16:
The Magician wrote on Apr 20, 2015, 09:14:
Fuck Adam Baldwin.

Why?

Most likely because he's pretty serious right wing, very anti gay, and big in the gamergate community.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
1. Re: Evening Consolidation Apr 15, 2015, 07:47 MindStalker3
 
As others said, why are there only 3 grey buttons in the tab bar? 3 buttons? Meh  
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News Comments > Sunday Tech Bits
5. Re: Sunday Tech Bits Apr 6, 2015, 10:16 MindStalker3
 
There are many fortune 500 companies that just switched to Windows 7 within this year. They were on XP for more than a decade. Its a huge cost to migrate an entire major organization to a new OS. They won't start looking at Windows 10 (or 11 by that points) until 2020.
Microsoft needs to slow the fck down and realize that their major business customers are in no hurry to upgrade. MS has more of these major customers on a yearly contract, so it shouldn't matter too much to MS what they do, but they seem obsessed about pushing the newest thing.
 
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News Comments > The Sims 4: Get to Work Released
2. Re: The Sims 4: Get to Work Released Mar 31, 2015, 09:46 MindStalker3
 
Only if the mini-game for my doctor is Surgeon simulator.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Consolidation
3. Re: Saturday Consolidation Mar 8, 2015, 17:01 MindStalker3
 
Funny that they mentioned there won't be a rock band 5 anytime soon. I never did understand why they released so many versions when what your buyers wanted was just new soundtracks. This version should last a long time. Maybe if they want to add a feature like new instrument support, they just make it a free update.  
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News Comments > Source 2 Games Must Use Steam
11. Re: Source 2 Games Must Use Steam Mar 5, 2015, 12:19 MindStalker3
 
There's been a lot of talk lately about Steam switching to an open model. Sure your game won't be promoted anywhere and will be near impossible to find but it will be published on steam simply by you clicking publish. I guess its similar to the youtube model. They will of course be forced to remove games for DMCA violations and as you mention porn. That could be an issue.  
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