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Nickname Frijoles
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Description Lord of the Beans
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Signed On Aug 15, 2000, 18:23
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User ID 6700
 
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News Comments > On Sale
10. Re: On Sale Jun 13, 2013, 23:46 Frijoles
 
coldbricksNZ wrote on Jun 13, 2013, 23:16:
How about Witcher 2?

Anyone got a recommendation?

I don't finish many games.... Witcher 2 I finished. Great game. As others said, it's hard at first. The controls are difficult to get the hang of (especially if you didn't play the first). But once you've got the clicks down, it's pretty smooth and a fun ride. They did a fantastic job with it.
 
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News Comments > Shadow of the Eternals Fundraising Suspended
5. Re: Shadow of the Eternals Fundraising Suspended Jun 4, 2013, 22:30 Frijoles
 
Would have loved to kickstart this, but it seemed too shady. Kinda sucks. I really enjoyed Eternal Darkness.  
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News Comments > Wargaming Unifies Accounts
1. Re: Wargaming Unifies Accounts May 30, 2013, 22:33 Frijoles
 
Interesting. My account stopped working when I signed in to World of Warplanes. I wonder if this had something to do with it. Wargaming did jack and shit to help, even after I gave them the transaction IDs for various gold purchases over the last couple of years. Maybe it'll happily fix itself with this change.

Then I can tell 'em to fuck off via their shitty support ticket system. *bitter*

Edit: hahaha, it did fix it. OMG. I'm so conflicted now. Write nasty ticket or shoot tanks. Sure as hell not giving them anymore money.

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News Comments > Crysis 3: The Lost Island Announced; Due Next Week
11. Re: Crysis 3: The Lost Island Announced; Due Next Week May 30, 2013, 17:12 Frijoles
 
DangerDog wrote on May 30, 2013, 14:47:
A Blood Dragon approach would have bought many more on board

Getting rid of Origin would bring some on board also. At least one anyway. Although since it sounds like SP was fairly short, I'm not sure I'd buy it at this point unless it was on a good sale.
 
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News Comments > Scrolls Next Week
2. Re: Scrolls Next Week May 27, 2013, 11:20 Frijoles
 
I'm wondering if this one will be on Steam.  
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News Comments > Wargaming's Open Source Support
2. Re: Wargaming's Open Source Support May 23, 2013, 11:19 Frijoles
 
Yep. World of Warplanes isn't fun at all and every match ends up being a game of tag. Doesn't really have much to do with this announcement though. At least they're spreading some wealth around.  
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News Comments > Metro: Last Light FOV Workaround
3. Re: Metro: Last Light FOV Workaround May 16, 2013, 10:15 Frijoles
 
The first one also still looks good, so if you haven't tried it, give it a shot. But yeah, it's heavily scripted. I don't mind that. It's fun. I'm glad they fixed the shadows issue. They were driving me crazy. The AI in this one aren't as good as I had hoped. There was one instance where I walked around a corner and shot a light out without noticing a guard sitting right next to me. He didn't even move (gun isn't silenced and I wasn't sneaking). Still fun though stealthing around and slaughtering the room.  
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News Comments > Metro: Last Light HUD "Fix" Inbound
24. Re: Metro: Last Light HUD May 15, 2013, 11:58 Frijoles
 
Darks wrote on May 15, 2013, 10:33:
I don't know about the rest of you, but I'm sick and tired of 3D as a whole. They have ruined movies with this crap, you cant even go to the theaters and watch a good movie in Imax anymore without it being in 3D. And the 3D is not even that good.

Wrong 3D. They're not talking about actual 3D (like with Nvidia glasses). The UI is modeled in the game, not a flat 2D interface like most games have. They specifically give us an example:

The main reason for maintaining a fixed FOV is because we have 3D elements like the watch and weapon ammo that need to remain visible.

These are actual models in the game. Why they couldn't get that to work with an adjustable FOV, I don't know. But this has nothing to do with playing the game in 3D. The biggest bug I see in the game right now is that the shadows are flickery as hell.
 
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News Comments > Among the Sleep Funded; Alpha Released
3. Re: Among the Sleep Funded; Alpha Released May 15, 2013, 00:08 Frijoles
 
That was a great demo. Towards the end there, I was clutching the bear. I hope they can keep that going for a whole game though. Also, I hope the head bob can be lowered a bit, especially if you're using a Rift.  
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News Comments > Among the Sleep Funded; Alpha Released
2. Re: Among the Sleep Funded; Alpha Released May 14, 2013, 23:38 Frijoles
 
nin wrote on May 14, 2013, 19:50:
23K away from Rift support! Wallets open!

Already did! Looking forward to pissing my baby diaper.
 
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News Comments > Metro Last Light FOV Locked; DX9 & Aiming Workarounds; Reviews; Sale
49. Re: Metro Last Light FOV Locked; DX9 & Aiming Workarounds; Reviews; Sale May 14, 2013, 10:22 Frijoles
 
Anonymous wrote on May 14, 2013, 03:13:
I feel just as frustrated as you about the auto aim.

Luckily auto aim can be disabled in the config file.
 
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News Comments > Metro Last Light FOV Locked; DX9 & Aiming Workarounds; Reviews; Sale
35. Re: Metro Last Light FOV Locked; DX9 & Aiming Workarounds; Reviews; Sale May 14, 2013, 01:50 Frijoles
 
Nuhauser wrote on May 14, 2013, 01:34:
Wanting to hear more about the Radeon problems before I pick this up. I'm just running a lowly 6970, but that has been more than enough to run anything that's come out this year. Frijoles, have you tried running it in DX9 mode?

Turning down the settings helped a lot. It was at Very High with motion blur turned on. After I turned it to just High with no motion blur, it looks and behaves a lot better. There's still an occasional stutter, but not nearly as bad. And certainly doesn't make it unplayable.

So after an hour, I'm enjoying it. I really like the clean interface, and the first bit has a lot of stealth elements which I enjoy. Unscrewing lights, blowing out candles, etc. Light indicator on your watch (again, it tells local time, I just think that's cool). I do want FOV fixed (I can feel it), but I can play it as is.
 
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News Comments > Metro Last Light FOV Locked; DX9 & Aiming Workarounds; Reviews; Sale
30. Re: Metro Last Light FOV Locked; DX9 & Aiming Workarounds; Reviews; Sale May 14, 2013, 00:48 Frijoles
 
So I just fired it up, and the game is lagging like a mother fucker. Anyone else having that issue? I'm on an AMD 7900 (something or other). Turning is just a stuttering mess. Feels blurry also, but I can't be certain.

And yeah, the FOV is making me ill. I doubt I can play this much until ti's fixed. Kinda disappointing. I preordered it since the previous one was so awesome. Didn't think they'd fuck it up. The intro movie has me interested.

Ranger mode has two modes under it (regular Ranger and Hardcore). Hardcore turns off all UI elements and makes things harder. Regular Ranger mode eliminates some of the UI and makes things harder as well, just not as hard as the other. One nice little feature of the UI, the dude's watch has local time on it (either that or I just happened to fire it up at the same exact time Steam was showing). I thought that was cool. Can't play though with it stuttering so much.

Edit: Got it fixed. Game set me to Very High settings and had motion blur on. I turned it off and lowered the settings a notch. That helped a lot. Now if I could fix the FOV and the 5 minute long (exaggerating) required intro video.

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News Comments > World of Tanks Lawsuit
6. Re: World of Tanks Lawsuit May 10, 2013, 12:18 Frijoles
 
canuck wrote on May 10, 2013, 11:47:
I play WoT all the time, it's a really fun game. I don't see how shortening the grind by 50% would make it any more fun. The grind is there so people learn how to play the tanks properly.

The grind to go from German SPG 5 to 6 is horrible. I can assure you, after dozens of matches (if not a hundred by this point), I know how to play an SPG. Same for a bunch of other tanks. The grind is absolutely horrible. And that's just the skill grind. You then have the money grind as well if you didn't drop $50 for a premium money-making tank.

Part of the issue is that if you lose, you just wasted 10 minutes. The xp gain for a loss can barely be called a gain. And a loss will a lot of times cost you silver.

I enjoy the game, but only for a few weeks at a time. When I get the itch to play, I grab the premium membership and play it for a few weeks. But yeah, I wish the grind was about 50% less.
 
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News Comments > World of Tanks Lawsuit
3. Re: World of Tanks Lawsuit May 10, 2013, 10:22 Frijoles
 
According to Polygon, the companies "copied the plot,

Wut? What plot? You mean WW2? Also, yeah.. good luck.
 
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News Comments > Activision Blizzard Results, More WoW Subs Lost
10. Re: Activision Blizzard Results, More WoW Subs Lost May 8, 2013, 22:40 Frijoles
 
ledhead1969 wrote on May 8, 2013, 22:27:
I've never even heard of Skylanders.

Take a walk through an elementary school/playground. It's everywhere. I bought it for my 6 year old. I can see the appeal, and if I had more time, I'd play it when he's in bed. Although he's more interested in Minecraft. That makes me happy.
 
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls Online Trailer
8. Re: The Elder Scrolls Online Trailer May 3, 2013, 00:32 Frijoles
 
"The player must go to Cold Harbor" ... and kill 10 daedric bodyguards followed by the boss (who shall have three phases). Along the way, you must also gather various shit.

Actually it looks good. I don't have high hopes for it though.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
7. Re: Steam Top 10 Apr 28, 2013, 16:09 Frijoles
 
netnerd85 wrote on Apr 28, 2013, 15:00:
No, buy something worth paying for. [Edit] Seriously, $15 for that indie crap? SHOVELWARE.

Monaco's multiplayer has gotten good reviews everywhere I read about it. Dunno about the single player though (if it has one). Mars War Logs reviews have been "meh", so I'm waiting for a sale on that one.
 
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News Comments > Death Inc. Developer Ambient Studios Closes
3. Re: Death Inc. Developer Ambient Studios Closes Apr 25, 2013, 22:12 Frijoles
 
I was going to back this on Kickstarter, but there was no Amazon payment option. Kinda sad to see it vanish.
 
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News Comments > Fallen Enchantress - Legendary Heroes Next Month; Specs Revealed
8. Re: Fallen Enchantress - Legendary Heroes Next Month; Specs Revealed Apr 23, 2013, 12:01 Frijoles
 
I didn't hate Elemental: WoM like a lot of others, but it's hard to deny it was shit. Since I've now gotten both Fallen Enchantress and this one for free, I guess I can forgive them. Looking forward to trying this tonight.  
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