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Signed On Jul 12, 2000, 17:57
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Known Issues
31. Re: Battlefield 4 Known Issues Nov 4, 2013, 15:45 DangerDog
 
I'm not getting any sound bugs on my Sound Blaster Z card. The sound effects are one of the more impressive aspects of BF4.

I think I have it set to Headphone audio in game, that's my preferred way of listening to gunfire and explosions without annoying anyone around me.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Known Issues
26. Re: Battlefield 4 Known Issues Nov 4, 2013, 14:41 DangerDog
 
Joss wrote on Nov 4, 2013, 14:30:
Frags4Fun wrote on Nov 4, 2013, 11:57:
..Fair Fight is garbage.
Pardon me, but is this a real server setting thing?!

apparently they're trying to automate eliminating cheaters from the game, a good idea but they're not using enough data to determine guilt.

I would think accuracy of head shot kills and distance from target would be better metrics to go off of, of course whatever system they eventually settle on will just be 'gamed' by the people who make the cheats.

people are reporting getting banned from the game completely because of this, that's pretty harsh punishment without some sort of human oversight.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Known Issues
25. Re: Battlefield 4 Known Issues Nov 4, 2013, 14:32 DangerDog
 
Trevellian wrote on Nov 4, 2013, 14:03:

The flare is definitely not 3000 grenade kills.
I know because I have it unlocked. It definitely took a lot of kills/assist points to unlock. But you finally get it only to realize it's absolutely useless. Oh boy, I can toss a flare to light up an area. What map is that useful on? None.

oh, that's what it said in the battlelog section. I mistook one for a laser pointer and started shooting at it, the guy was actually prone a few feet back down a hallway and killed me.
 
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News Comments > Steam Box Previews
5. Re: Steam Box Previews Nov 4, 2013, 14:18 DangerDog
 
Corsair Carbide Air 540, heck even my old Antec 280 case is chambered for the power supply and hard drives split from the motherboard / cpu / graphics card.

They're forgetting one thing, dust - which kills performance and from looking at that case design won't be easy to clean out.

Blower fans on GPU coolers are loud, there's just no getting around it and I'm suspicious of there being enough air flow into the case to keep GPU temps down using just the fan on the GPU alone. You just know some people are going to put this thing into a shelf unit with their other (hot) stereo receiver and shut the glass door on it.
 
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News Comments > Bungie on Lack of PC Destiny Plans
29. Re: Bungie on Lack of PC Destiny Plans Nov 4, 2013, 14:05 DangerDog
 
These are the same idiots that said a console controller is the only and best way to play an FPS.

They're nothing but trollbait.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Known Issues
20. Re: Battlefield 4 Known Issues Nov 4, 2013, 14:01 DangerDog
 
BF3 is going to be hard to keep alive, they should just release all DLC to anyone with a copy of BF3 so that servers can open up the map rotation for every map.

That won't happen but it would be nice.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Known Issues
18. Re: Battlefield 4 Known Issues Nov 4, 2013, 13:45 DangerDog
 
I don't envy Dice's position, marketing bearing down on them to release before Call of Duty frenzy and right on top of two new consoles and a rather major release update to Windows 8.

Given the massive challenge to support the jigsaw-puzzle PC configurations alone it's amazing that the game works even as buggy as it is.

I guess I just got lucky with my PC puzzle pieces as I haven't experienced anything as frustrating inducing as what I've read on the forums. Not everyone is crashing, I saw someone using flare grenade type last night and it's suppose to unlock after you've made 3000 grenade kills or something.

I mostly played single player for the first couple of days and avoided the server crash issue for the most part, I do have to say that once again Dice doesn't really have a grasp on how to do a single player Battlefield game. It's far to few and between where you are given even a medium sized sandbox experience. They didn't clutter it with too many 'quicktime events' but way too many dialog cut scenes and various other bits where the game takes over your movement - even for extremely odd bits like climbing a small flight of stairs just so they can show off some more stylized animation of grabbing hand rails. So many recycled assets, perhaps an artifact of still designing around legacy consoles. A room full of Navy soldiers all with the same exact head model is rather sad.
 
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Ghosts Trailer
2. Re: Call of Duty: Ghosts Trailer Nov 3, 2013, 12:59 DangerDog
 
It has AI fish, that is the main attraction.

they react to the player swimming near them and everything.

NEXT GEN!
 
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News Comments > Oculus Rift 2014 Release Plans
11. Re: Oculus Rift 2014 Release Plans Nov 2, 2013, 14:12 DangerDog
 
After playing with it for a short time how long does it take for your eyes to re-adjust after taking it off?

I wonder if they can/have solved the z-axis tracking, I want to be able to lean in to see details of instruments in cockpits for example.
 
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News Comments > Next Car Game Kickstarter
5. Re: Next Car Game Kickstarter Nov 2, 2013, 14:04 DangerDog
 
They can't get publisher support for this game?  
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
2. Re: Evening Consolidation Nov 1, 2013, 23:57 DangerDog
 
We have to spy on you before we tell you that we're spying on you.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
19. Re: Morning Consolidation Nov 1, 2013, 15:03 DangerDog
 
Maybe Microsoft needs AMD's Mantel after all

I'm glad to see developers (at least in these two examples) aren't taking that "everything has to be the same" approach on the new consoles, the PS3 really ruined a lot of PC ports where devs drew the line in the sand performance wise to the lowest one for both systems.


Aliens Colonial Marines for example, those textures were eye bleeding bad at release.
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
2. Re: Evening Tech Bits Oct 31, 2013, 22:42 DangerDog
 
Can you make due with a $300 card, sure. but if you can afford the step up it's a pretty big boost from a 280x to a 780 GTX.  
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Ghosts Trailer
1. Re: Call of Duty: Ghosts Trailer Oct 31, 2013, 19:59 DangerDog
 
LEVELUTION!  
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News Comments > Command & Conquer Cancelled, Victory Games Closed
37. Re: Command & Conquer Cancelled, Victory Games Closed Oct 30, 2013, 00:31 DangerDog
 
It felt doomed the moment they announced the free-to-play B.S.

I would have played the single player campaign and then uninstalled it, guess they finally figured out that's what most everyone was going to do.

I would have definitely purchased a 'normal' retail version of a new C&C game.

 
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News Comments > AMD Catalyst Beta Drivers
1. Re: AMD Catalyst Beta Drivers Oct 29, 2013, 14:09 DangerDog
 
Beta drivers? Everyone assumed that DICE and AMD had their shit together since they were partnered up and everything.

 
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Ghosts Extinction Trailer Reveals Sci-Fi Mode
3. Re: Call of Duty: Ghosts Extinction Trailer Reveals Sci-Fi Mode Oct 29, 2013, 00:51 DangerDog
 
They should have put dinosaurs in it instead.

 
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Preloads
17. Re: Battlefield 4 Preloads Oct 27, 2013, 20:48 DangerDog
 
The beta was an old build, it always is with DICE. Really shouldn't judge the final game based on it, but go ahead and do so if you like.

If things go horribly bad they can gift people free battlepacks or something.
 
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News Comments > AMD Beta Drivers
4. Re: AMD Beta Drivers Oct 25, 2013, 23:45 DangerDog
 
The 290x needs a custom cooler, running the card in "uber" performance mode the 55db noise from the cooler would drive me out of the room. Some reviews recommend setting the cooler to 100% and letting the card go to those levels if it needs to.

Waiting to see what the 290 non-X can do, if it needs to run at 95C also then that might be a deal breaker until they shrink the die.
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
5. Re: etc., etc. Oct 25, 2013, 01:47 DangerDog
 
The gamestop blackfriday ad leaked and they'll be selling it for $30, that's worth the wait for a lot of people.  
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