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Signed On Jul 12, 2000, 17:57
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News Comments > DICE: BF4 Launch "Absolutely" Damaged Player Trust
26. Re: DICE: BF4 Launch "Absolutely" Damaged Player Trust Oct 8, 2014, 15:17 DangerDog
 
Maybe they shouldn't promote people who are clueless about Battlefield to be community manager and then producer of the game.

https://twitter.com/zh1nt0/statuses/418709466683817984

With idiots like that working for you it's pretty hard to take your game seriously when the people working for your company don't.

 
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News Comments > Steamships Ahoy - Alien: Isolation
16. Re: Steamships Ahoy - Alien: Isolation Oct 6, 2014, 20:56 DangerDog
 
Quboid wrote on Oct 6, 2014, 20:44:
How scripted is the alien? I've heard reports of it feeling less like you're being stalked by it and more like you're passing through script triggers. I'm more prone to seeing through this sort of thing than most people and I think this could break immersion for me if it's not done right.

It's appearance is scripted in the sense that on every playthrough you'll get to a point in the game and it'll be there, when it's walking around hunting you though I guess you could say that's random but the game is on rails and is scripted to tell a narrative story.

If you were expecting to have free run of the space station while having an Alien around it's not that kind of game.
 
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News Comments > Steamships Ahoy - Alien: Isolation
5. Re: Steamships Ahoy - Alien: Isolation Oct 6, 2014, 19:09 DangerDog
 
The Half Elf wrote on Oct 6, 2014, 19:03:
One thing that REALLY bothers me is that the Alien is standing up. Beyond the Queen, was the Alien ever standing in the movies?

Yes, in Alien that's pretty much all he did. You didn't actually see him walk around probably because it looked too much like a dude in a suit but almost all the scenes where you did see the Alien he was standing. James Cameron mixed it up and had them hopping around and climbing on the ceiling.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 5, 2014, 17:52 DangerDog
 
Last year they blamed the weather on corporate profit loss, now they can blame the fear of contracting Ebola or Entrovirus 68.

Time to go see a movie in a theater and fake having a coughing fit, watch people run for the exit.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Safety Dance
2. Re: Sunday Safety Dance Oct 5, 2014, 13:54 DangerDog
 
Is it time to panic yet?  
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News Comments > Game Reviews
30. Re: Game Reviews Oct 3, 2014, 19:30 DangerDog
 
Creston wrote on Oct 3, 2014, 15:15:
From the PC Gamer review

Encounters with the alien are not scripted. Its behaviour is unpredictable, and the impressive, reactive AI creates the illusion that it's an intelligent creature.

So, broken AI on the one hand, great dynamic AI on the other? One of these two is lying.

I watched someone playing the xbox360 version on twitch and the Alien made its appearance in exactly the same spot at the exact same time in two play-throughs of the same area (he died the first time).

I believe he was playing on the easy difficulty level but I did see the Alien ignore him even though he was only slightly obscured by a desk in the room - mind you he wasn't hiding under the desk just on the opposite side of it.

If you move too fast ie walk instead of crouch the Alien seems to insta-spawn behind you and kill you, I saw this once but it seemed like the game was forcing the player to go really slow (crouch) through the game so as to make the game last longer as the levels are pretty small.

The Alien doesn't seem to have any other movement animation other than "walk", I never saw it climb on walls or the ceiling. It's movement isn't all that fluid either, it sort of spins in place to make turns sometimes.

I have to say the most positive thing is they nailed the atmosphere of the first movie 100% and I love the retro sci-fi look. Something I really wish Ridley Scott would have done with the Prometheus pseudo prequel.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
32. Re: Morning Tech Bits Oct 3, 2014, 18:31 DangerDog
 
Julio wrote on Oct 3, 2014, 16:48:
So as far as I know, Microsoft hasn't announced any real benefits that Windows 10 will offer. So why buy it?

Here's the list I have so far:
-It may not suck as bad as Windows 8 (which is irrelevant to those on Win 7)
-It will ship with DirectX12

you can copy and paste into the command line

sold!
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
2. Re: Morning Safety Dance Oct 3, 2014, 18:21 DangerDog
 
Maybe they have stock on companies that will provide protection against these usb hacks.

no computer that you want to remain secure should have publicly accessible usb ports, banks sometimes have courtesy terminals and don't house the cpu in a locked cabinet. That's a pretty big mistake.
 
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News Comments > etc.
43. Re: etc. Oct 2, 2014, 16:08 DangerDog
 
Games, made by boys for boys.

sorry girls

 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
4. Re: Morning Tech Bits Oct 2, 2014, 14:24 DangerDog
 
Windows 10 start menu looks horrible compared to windows 7, even without the "metro" tiles it looks like someone's first day on the job attempt at making a start menu.  
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
3. Re: Evening Tech Bits Oct 1, 2014, 19:58 DangerDog
 
so now we just get

if (windowsVersion starts with 1){
bluescreen of death
}
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
2. Re: etc., etc. Sep 30, 2014, 19:29 DangerDog
 
The licensing back story on Tetris is interesting, not sure how you're going to make blocks into characters.

/movie voice

Locked in an electronic labyrinth of death one man needs to make it to level 10 or his family dies!!

 
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News Comments > Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Released
43. Re: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Released Sep 30, 2014, 16:30 DangerDog
 
Watched some of that joystick stream, the combat looked so repetitive as to be really boring after just a short time.

I guess I'm just not a big enough geek fan of Lord of the Rings.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
18. Re: Morning Tech Bits Sep 29, 2014, 19:53 DangerDog
 
Frags4Fun wrote on Sep 29, 2014, 13:35:
dj LiTh wrote on Sep 29, 2014, 13:07:
Considering i bought win8 for 15$ it wouldnt suprise me. Nowadays its more about market share

How did you manage to get it for $15? Was it an upgrade or full install?

There was a deal where you could buy Windows 8 upgrade license for a short time from Microsoft directly if I recall, it might have been tied to a glitched system intended for people who had just bought a new pc with Windows 7 so they could get it on the cheap but there wasn't any verification check.

edit: never mind I see it was answered.

Really though if you want to use Windows 8.1 on your system and detest at the idea of being forced into using the full screen MS Storefront start menu just grab a copy of StartisBack+ and turn all that crap off, I've even uninstalled all of the Metro apps.

 
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News Comments > Interstellar Marines Free Co-op Mission
4. Re: Interstellar Marines Free Co-op Mission Sep 29, 2014, 14:42 DangerDog
 
Is this a one man band game? The progress on this thing seems to have taken forever.  
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News Comments > Visceral: Battlefield Hardline "Will Work"
15. Re: Visceral: Battlefield Hardline Sep 29, 2014, 14:38 DangerDog
 
Yes, but will it blend?  
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
1. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Sep 28, 2014, 16:36 DangerDog
 
Even with 14,000 square feet it won't be enough to mitigate the B.O. stench that will fill that place.  
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News Comments > Styx Next Month; New Trailers
5. Re: Styx Next Month; New Trailers Sep 27, 2014, 16:15 DangerDog
 
Might be mistaken but I think that places like Germany don't allow you to have games where you can move bodies once they're "dead" or in some form of rag doll.  
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News Comments > etc.
2. Re: etc. Sep 27, 2014, 15:00 DangerDog
 
I would still argue that the CH Products HOTAS is a better setup, especially for Elite Dangerous. Rudder pedals may not be required but they do come in handy.  
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News Comments > Gone Gold - The Evil Within; Specs Revealed
24. Re: Gone Gold - The Evil Within; Specs Revealed Sep 26, 2014, 02:49 DangerDog
 
Watched the trailer on their site, just another lame attempt at making a gore shock game.

 
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