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Real Name Colonel Bastard   
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Nickname Spektr
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ICQ 78129615
Description interested in level editing, texture editing modelling and some programming
Homepage http://
Signed On Jun 26, 2000, 20:57
Total Comments 254 (Amateur)
User ID 5900
 
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News Comments > Playable Female Characters in Aliens: Colonial Marines
1. Re: Playable Female Characters in Aliens: Colonial Marines Sep 3, 2012, 13:34 Spektr
 
I don't think any other license has put forward main female characters like the Aliens license has. Providing a playable female character goes beyond pleasing female players with this license.  
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
8. Re: Evening Mobilization Sep 1, 2012, 10:49 Spektr
 
to be honest I'd rather have a device that opens on a double screen like a big nintendo DS. Taking such a device to the beach would require a solid surface to rest the device on. One screen for commands ( the one for ebooks ) and one for display. A folding design that allows to make it stand upright.  
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News Comments > Into the Black
1. Re: Into the Black Aug 30, 2012, 05:31 Spektr
 
Full of spoilers and not even funny.  
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News Comments > Star Wars: First Assault TMed
5. Re: Star Wars: First Assault TMed Aug 29, 2012, 13:15 Spektr
 
I really hope this is not yet another stupid WoW clone. (Small chance hopefully)  
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News Comments > Dark Shadows - Army of Evil Announced
12. Re: Dark Shadows - Army of Evil Announced Aug 28, 2012, 18:14 Spektr
 
Is it all translated from russian using google translate? :p  
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News Comments > Sunday Metaverse
5. Re: Sunday Metaverse Aug 27, 2012, 05:04 Spektr
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Aug 26, 2012, 15:56:
They Know Where You Live. Thanks Ant.

hahah People want to complain about privacy, yet they bookface and twitter every single move they make. Morons.

The biggest problem remains the morons who bookface and tweet your single move you make.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Metaverse
4. Re: Sunday Metaverse Aug 27, 2012, 05:02 Spektr
 
Of course it's a fraud! Everybody knows Lance Armstrong is doped!!!  
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News Comments > Ubisoft: PC Piracy Rate 93-95%
149. Re: Ubisoft: PC Piracy Rate 93-95% Aug 26, 2012, 15:50 Spektr
 
If those numbers are true and they are considering free to play. they should consider bringing prices down 50% first. Video games are overpriced and have been overpriced.  
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News Comments > Sunday Metaverse
1. Re: Sunday Metaverse Aug 26, 2012, 15:26 Spektr
 
My my...  
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News Comments > Rebellion Sues Stardock and Ironclad Over Rebellion
48. Re: Rebellion Sues Stardock and Ironclad Over Rebellion Aug 17, 2012, 11:49 Spektr
 
Is there an antecedent of a company managing to own the rights to a common noun that belongs in a dictionnary? Maybe linguistics should start suing that kind of company to set a jurisprudence. Common sense would have it that a company with name x should be able to sue other company named x if they are indeed competiting in the same kind of field over unfair use of name that could lead to confusion. Can we imagine 3d realms suing a game company for a forgotten realms game or Lord of the realms? Nvidia suing Id for the use of the word rage being the makers of the rage3d video card? ( I am giving away my age here )
I hope the court fine them for wasting the court's precious time that could be used for more important cases.
 
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News Comments > Rebellion Sues Stardock and Ironclad Over Rebellion
46. Re: Rebellion Sues Stardock and Ironclad Over Rebellion Aug 17, 2012, 11:38 Spektr
 
They would only deserve one thing. to be sued by George Lucas. I mean those guys are asking for it. Thing is Lucasarts hasn't been playing that nasty game and that's to be praised for. They should be busy making good games rather because I dont see a studio being viable with such crap as games like Rogue Warrior. that game only deserved one kind of payment, The content of my bladder.  
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News Comments > Steam Adding Non-Gaming Titles
34. Re: Steam Adding Non-Gaming Titles Aug 8, 2012, 15:36 Spektr
 
Yup. Valve wants you to have one single hard disk with one directory. I am now checking if games force Steam down my throat before I buy them. If they do. I don't. When Valve modernize Steam's download settings then we will talk.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - PPC Skyrim Dawnguard
22. Re: Ships Ahoy - PPC Skyrim Dawnguard Aug 3, 2012, 08:37 Spektr
 
Well if you compare it to a horse armor type DLC it's a good deal  
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News Comments > Quoteworthy - "Windows 8 is a Catastrophe" - Gabe Newell
111. Re: Quoteworthy - Jul 26, 2012, 03:58 Spektr
 
Agent.X7 wrote on Jul 25, 2012, 18:30:
Eh, all I know is that MS seems locked in to the 1 bad OS release followed by 1 good OS release cycle.

By that logic:

98 - Good
ME - OH God, is there a word that describes how bad that was?
XP - Good
Vista - WTF? NO!
7 - Good
8- Going to be bad? Most freakin' likely.

(No, I'm not counting the Enterprise centered NT OSs before they merged with consumer level.)

I agree. I completely ignored Vista and jumped on the win7 wagon a bit late but I didn't regret it. The games run faster and smoother.
I even use xp mode to use my old scanner and my own games.

I am prepared to ignore windows 8 wholeheartedly. Vista had directx 10 and 11 to push people to upgrade. Will they be using the same trick again to promote Win8? Maybe in conjunction to the next XBOX to push developers to release games on the two platforms rapidly. That's a strategy that could backfire.

However, as Steam is concerned, I will choose whatever download app that allows me to choose in which directory and in which drive I can download my games over Steam. That improvement should be a priority for them.
I don't wish their demise but I wish developers wouldn't force Steam down my throat. What would happen if steam was killed by competition. The two latest games I bought required steam to install. If Steam discontinued their service, developers would be forced to patch their games or fear everyone including the legit users start cracking them.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
6. Re: Evening Consolidation Jul 25, 2012, 15:43 Spektr
 
yeah well. Activision believes a gamepad is a proper tool to play fps these days... the call of duty wind will turn faster than an expert can say "I told you so"....  
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News Comments > Silver Age Batman Game Plans?
7. Re: Silver Age Batman Game Plans? Jul 11, 2012, 12:12 Spektr
 
I agree that the Arkham franchise has been sitting pretty over the heap of average over hyped crap we have been served for the past few years.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
15. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jul 3, 2012, 07:40 Spektr
 
What's coming after Generation Z? Humanity 2.0?  
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News Comments > Diablo III RMAH Issues
65. Re: lets make gyros Jul 1, 2012, 21:24 Spektr
 
Bah the Real Money Auction House was just invited so that Blizzard can sell "rare" items to you and have suckers pay an unlimited amount of money to finish the game.  
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News Comments > Funcom Plans LEGO Minifigure MMOG
3. Re: Funcom Plans LEGO Minifigure MMOG Jun 28, 2012, 11:05 Spektr
 
Blackhawk wrote on Jun 28, 2012, 09:56:
your primary audience doesn't have money,

Indeed, with the number of video games market gurus out there it's surprising that it hasn't occurred to them yet.

The failure of Lego universe in the wake of the huge success of a game like Minecraft should leave a lot to think about.
 
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News Comments > Gearbox TMs "Shift" - Has Steamy Plans?
8. Re: Gearbox TMs Jun 26, 2012, 11:31 Spektr
 
Moog wrote on Jun 26, 2012, 11:30:
Verno wrote on Jun 26, 2012, 11:12:
Maybe they're reconsidering the Borderlands 2 steamworks integration?
That would be one way to lose a ton of sales!

I don't buy Borderlands for its Steam integration!

Well actually I try to stay away from Steam as much as possible and only use it when forced by developers. Biggest problem is that my Hard disk is partitioned and I have to put all steam games in the same partition.
I want to be able to install my games wherever I want to.
If Gearbox can show Valve how to do stuff right why Not? Of course ever since Sin and Half-life came out it has rather been the other way around
 
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