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Signed On Jan 4, 2013, 15:48
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Far Cry 4
24. Re: Ships Ahoy - Far Cry 4 Nov 18, 2014, 15:26 Tipsy McStagger
 
Ok I haven't played a far cry game since Far cry 2 (which I never finished) due to the annoyance of respawning camps of people. The game was really poorly done. Someone give me an idea if Far Cry 3 was even worth playing and is this any better?  
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News Comments > Steamships Ahoy - Lords of Xulima
3. Re: Steamships Ahoy - Lords of Xulima Nov 16, 2014, 22:23 Tipsy McStagger
 
Well I gave in and purchased it....

For my unemployed brother as well.
 
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News Comments > Steamships Ahoy - Lords of Xulima
2. Re: Steamships Ahoy - Lords of Xulima Nov 16, 2014, 20:59 Tipsy McStagger
 
Axis wrote on Nov 16, 2014, 15:58:
Solid, challenging, buy it.

over 100 hours of game play? God dammit... Sucking my social life out of me.
 
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News Comments > Refunds Demanded as Elite: Dangerous Offline Mode Scrapped
151. Re: Refunds Demanded as Elite: Dangerous Offline Mode Scrapped Nov 16, 2014, 20:56 Tipsy McStagger
 
jdreyer wrote on Nov 16, 2014, 15:00:
DangerDog wrote on Nov 16, 2014, 14:46:
jdreyer wrote on Nov 16, 2014, 14:14:
Welp, they just lost my money. A shame, too. I was really looking forward to this.

Come on, for real? Having it be completely off-line is that big of a deal?

Yup.
1. I am often places where there is no internet connection when I play due to work.

2. I rarely play online games. I'm pretty much an SP player and have no desire to play with strangers.

We all know it's because they don't want to have their game pirated, any other excuse doesn't float because they managed to make Elite work on much less hardware in the 80's. They don't have a rich enough online tapestry to draw people into buying the game for that "whole experience".
It appears that while "protecting" themselves from lost sales due to piracy, they'll also lose sales due to this decision.

People are perfectly okay with Steam DRM but come out screaming with pitchforks when anyone else implements it.
Steam has an offline mode idiot. I can go months without connecting, and have.

Requiring an internet connection is the least of your problems if you can't afford the hardware needed to get the full experience - high end graphics card, joystick and throttle setup, head tracking device (TrackIR or FreeTrack) or a Rift VR headset even.
I have $2000 worth of hardware and a HOTAS, and will be getting OR CV1 upon it's debut. It's not a question of money. It's a question of preference.

For people not understanding. This is what you need to understand, you can't always get an internet connections especially when you're in a hotel in Iran for 2 weeks for work or in Congo for work. It's not simple as "JUST CONNECT AND PLAY SOLO ONLINE". I've worked in places where I was working for 3 months straight with no internet. I can understand a lot of users frustration over this.
 
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News Comments > Blizzard Announces Overwatch
16. Re: Blizzard Announces Overwatch Nov 7, 2014, 15:52 Tipsy McStagger
 
WoW meets Team Fortress Meets Shadowrun FPS Meets MOBA meets Quake 3 Arena.. They might be stretching far on this one but they'll cancel it if they don't think it'll make them piles of cash.  
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News Comments > Star Citizen at $60M
16. Re: Star Citizen at $60M Nov 6, 2014, 20:39 Tipsy McStagger
 
I did a 100$ backer pack for this a long ass time ago. I still haven't flown or loaded up their alpha stuff or anything in this game. Why? Because I like polished games not "Alphas".

Anyways, I funded this game because of a huge lack of space sims since Freespace 2. At this point, I'm so tired of hearing about this game unless it's "Gone Gold".
 
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News Comments > Blackguards 2 Video
2. Re: Blackguards 2 Video Nov 6, 2014, 11:17 Tipsy McStagger
 
I really liked Blackguards 1. The biggest problem Blackguards 1 had was it's massive melee end tree in balance but other than that it was still a really fun game.  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
11. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 28, 2014, 16:17 Tipsy McStagger
 
Creston wrote on Oct 28, 2014, 14:47:
BobBob wrote on Oct 28, 2014, 14:40:
When I was living overseas, I noticed Europeans were a lot less offended by the human body. Why is our American culture so prudish?

Europeans are far less fat.



Eurotrip Quote:

"You know America was founded by prudes. Prudes who left Europe because they hated all the kinky, steamy European sex that was going on. "


Pretty much sums it up.
 
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News Comments > On Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Mantle Support
17. Re: On Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Mantle Support Oct 26, 2014, 18:23 Tipsy McStagger
 
Ozmodan wrote on Oct 26, 2014, 18:13:
How many people have 4k resolution on their monitors. Until the price comes down, I don't think it is that big a deal.

Right now, i can't even get 1080 resolution due to shit programming. Also, I'm now 20 hours into Beyond earth and i'm meh about the whole thing.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
1. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 6, 2014, 14:53 Tipsy McStagger
 
Facebook is making some smart business moves. That friend to friend payment could be huge.  
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News Comments > Wasteland 2 Earns $1.5M
16. Re: Wasteland 2 Earns $1.5M Sep 24, 2014, 11:23 Tipsy McStagger
 
This game is a kickstarter success.

It also delivered exactly what people kickstarted for.

It's also worth the 40$ price tag.
 
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News Comments > Tim Schaefer Addresses Spacebase DF-9 Questions
37. Re: Tim Schaefer Addresses Spacebase DF-9 Questions Sep 22, 2014, 18:08 Tipsy McStagger
 
Frijoles wrote on Sep 22, 2014, 14:42:
nin wrote on Sep 22, 2014, 10:01:
So I guess my question is (granted, answer being subjective): Did they charge $25 and plan to make a $25 game, and have scaled back what it does to a $8 game? That's the impression I'm getting here, but I also admit I've not played it, nor reviewed the features.

The game as it is right now isn't really a bad game, it's just not done. I've probably played it a good 6 hours over the last several months. The main issue I have with them doing this is that there are still some huge issues with the game. I wouldn't call them bugs, though. For example, your equipment breaks down really fast compared to how fast the techs can repair them. This means you have to have a huge number of your workers dedicated to fixing stuff, and it's probably still not enough. NPCs will sit and chat/play games while they starve to death. There seems to be no prioritization in the NPC logic. Air scrubbers about to blow? Better go to sleep.

That just makes the game frustrating. But then there's the constant alerts and reminders popping up. Ships continually asking to come aboard (about once every 1.5 minutes). Defenses don't work for shit (unless it's an enemy turret, then you're fucked). Even security duty officers can't kill anything. A single enemy can wipe out an entire base of geared security officers.

There's no goal in the game, either. I'd be fine if the goal was to build a big-ass starbase. A lot of fun in DF comes from building a massive base. I'd do the same in DF-9. But with the problems above, that's just not an option. I really hope the 1.0 version tweaks some of it to at least make it less aggravating. If it doesn't, then what? I will have to rely on some stranger fixing my game? How does that work, Steam Workshop? A random website with an exe I should run?

DF lost me as a customer due to how they handled this.

Basically, I played this game like all other dwarf fortress rip offs because i really liked dwarf fortress but hated it's UI and military training.

This game is broken, as said above. I haven't played it in a good 6+ months so some things have changed but the reality is that they really didn't fix the core ailments of the game that make it frustrating. It should be "hard" but not retarded. It was retarded.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 16, 2014, 12:01 Tipsy McStagger
 
Anyone else getting sick and tired of bill murray? (probably because of the chive shit).

In my opinion, he only had 3 good movies.

Groundhog Day and the two ghost busters.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
3. Re: Into the Black Sep 12, 2014, 21:07 Tipsy McStagger
 
Lode Runner was my first ever video game. It was AWESOME back in the day. Blast out the floor, let a guy fall in, run over him. Game was sweet.  
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News Comments > Diablo III Season One Begins; So Does Complaining
14. Re: Diablo III Season One Begins; So Does Complaining Aug 30, 2014, 20:49 Tipsy McStagger
 
shihonage wrote on Aug 30, 2014, 19:55:
I had hopes for Diablo 3 2.0, but it looks like they haven't fixed any of the glaring problems and general stupidity. In fact it appears 2.1.0 patch introduces some kind of level scaling mechanics.

All in all, this game is unsalvageable. It was created by ActiBlizzard Of New, directed by idiots like Jay Wilson, who saw Diablo as a mindless clickfest for ADHD tweens, and made it exactly into that. Self-fulfilling prophecy, if you will.

Gone is the synergy of player cooperation, complex maze generation, and any sense of real player agency except for clicking on shit. I'll always be bitter about this game because it's the first Blizzard product that sucks, and it sucks terribly.

I think one of the main things that made me go "meh" about the game was the fact that items were pretty shit, there were no builds.

I really liked diablo 1 idea of Uniques with Naj's Light Plate, Dream Flange, Thinking Cap.. This game had almost none of that.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Season One Begins; So Does Complaining
5. Re: Diablo III Season One Begins; So Does Complaining Aug 30, 2014, 14:44 Tipsy McStagger
 
LOL @ 2 hours to 70.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
14. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 29, 2014, 18:36 Tipsy McStagger
 
Beamer wrote on Aug 29, 2014, 14:09:
Bodolza wrote on Aug 29, 2014, 13:21:
xXBatmanXx wrote on Aug 29, 2014, 10:11:
His skin looks really bad....that color....is he wasted?

He's 83 years old. Give the man a break.

He looks amazing for 83.


Holy shit, my mind was just blown. He's 83?!?!?! I thought he would be around 65 to 70. I hope I look that good at 83.
 
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News Comments > CCP Closing SF Office
4. Re: CCP Closing SF Office Aug 28, 2014, 12:05 Tipsy McStagger
 
garrywong wrote on Aug 28, 2014, 11:59:
However it seems they have recovered well enough. Last few updates to the game were pretty awesome and I'm sure it'll only keep on improving.

Eve keeps getting better. The only real busted thing in the game is Sovereignty system.

I also feel like supercarriers and titans are part of the problem with the game (except for jump bridging on titans).

Other than that, the games pretty damn solid if you fly small pvp ops.
 
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News Comments > Notch Softens View on Oculus Minecraft
5. Re: Notch Softens View on Oculus Minecraft Aug 18, 2014, 11:56 Tipsy McStagger
 
It still blows my mind that Minecraft is the #3 most copies sold game of all time.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
2. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 15, 2014, 11:12 Tipsy McStagger
 
That Ultraviolet video was AWESOME.

I'd like to see a variety of spectrums to see the differences.


Also, Discovery is going the way of TLC. TLC used to be called "The Learning Channel" but they changed it to just TLC and changed all their programming to shit Reality TV.
 
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