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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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News Comments > Guild Wars II Thief Revealed
3. Re: Guild Wars II Thief Revealed Mar 3, 2011, 23:38 Frijoles
 
Mark my words, f2p within a year.

Oh wait.
 
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News Comments > etc.
8. Re: etc. Mar 2, 2011, 23:33 Frijoles
 
Wallshadows wrote on Mar 2, 2011, 18:55:
Which can be easily solved by splitting up two separate trees for PvP and PvE so one does not negatively affects the other when tweaks are done.

AKA Rift. They split it up. It's awesome. As for Cataclysm, I'd quit if my wife wasn't playing. I fucking hate that a single heroic takes over two hours to complete now. People hated how easy Wrath was, but they went way too far the other direction for casual players. I only log in now when my guild needs a 5th DPS.
 
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News Comments > RIFT Launches
13. Re: RIFT Launches Mar 1, 2011, 13:46 Frijoles
 
Acleacius wrote on Mar 1, 2011, 13:00:
My question too, are there separate pve servers from pvp and these zone events? E.g. can a pve just play the normal game questing?

It's just like WoW (most of the game is). If you are on PvE server, PvP takes place in an battleground and you can do quests without fear of being ganked. If you're on a PvP server, I assume you can gank people trying to close rifts. This isn't the case on PvE though.

This isn't a WoW killer, it's a WoW distraction. I'm hating Cataclysm, so this is a good distraction for me. Sadly, the quests in Rift are vanilla wow flavor. No real phasing, go here, kill that. Nothing fancy about them (like getting in to a ball and rolling over 1000 evil gnomes).
 
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News Comments > F.E.A.R. 3 Trailer
4. Re: F.E.A.R. 3 Trailer Feb 25, 2011, 12:43 Frijoles
 
Hopefully they're longer than a few hours. I show 11 hours between both Fear 2 and the expansion. On the plus side, I bought them on sale so spent only about $25.  
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News Comments > Mortal Online Free Trials
1. Re: Mortal Online Free Trials Feb 24, 2011, 10:38 Frijoles
 
Wasn't this a pretty hardcore PvP MMO? I recall them doing a $1 trial a while ago; not sure if it was them. If it's the same one, then I think they had a problem with the skill system in that new players had no chance in the game. People would afk-swim to train up swimming. Stuff like that.

Anyone playing it that can comment?
 
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News Comments > Half-Life 2 Whodunit
9. Re: Half-Life 2 Whodunit Feb 21, 2011, 23:44 Frijoles
 
I thought they admitted that awhile ago, but maybe I'm misremembering. Basically I thought it came down to nobody wanting to tell Gabe just how far behind they were.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Fallout New Vegas: Dead Money
4. Re: Ships Ahoy - Fallout New Vegas: Dead Money Feb 21, 2011, 23:35 Frijoles
 
I've spent 21 hours in Fallout:NV, and have yet to get to Vegas. I took a break; I think it's time to go back.  
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News Comments > World of Warcraft Hotfixes
5. Re: World of Warcraft Hotfixes Feb 17, 2011, 15:08 Frijoles
 
On the plus side, the launcher is all fancy now and installs only what it needs to survive. You can play after it finishes getting the core game files and then stream everything else as you run around. The Cata install was like 800 or so megs if I remember correctly (with a few gigs to stream in).  
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News Comments > Retail Amnesia in N.A. Next Week
13. Re: Retail Amnesia in N.A. Next Week Feb 16, 2011, 00:08 Frijoles
 
I just can't get immersed enough in this game to feel scared. I tried playing late at night with all the lights out, but no luck.

Maybe I should find an abandoned warehouse and play there on a laptop around midnight.
 
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News Comments > EVE Online: Incursion Updated
5. Re: EVE Online: Incursion Updated Feb 16, 2011, 00:04 Frijoles
 
The chat channels at least have a way to enlarge the text. The tiny UI does suck though. I thought I saw something about scaling the UI, but maybe I was thinking of WoW. On the other hand, my whole screen is filled with shit, so a larger UI would make it harder to see much.  
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News Comments > RIFT Beta Opens, Tweet Your Friends
3. Re: RIFT Beta Opens, Tweet Your Friends Feb 16, 2011, 00:01 Frijoles
 
It's definitely WoW with a new skin. I compare it to vanilla WoW more than anything. The quests are very similar, and there's not much (any?) phasing that I can see. No riding quests. Not much of anything fancy with the quests.

None the less, I bought it. I enjoy WoW, but I want something different. The rifts are fun, the invasions are fun, and the classes are fun. That makes it different enough for me (at least for a bit) to give it a try. It's also very polished, something rare in the MMO world.
 
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News Comments > Mirror's Edge 2 On Hold?
5. Re: Mirror's Edge 2 On Hold? Feb 14, 2011, 10:43 Frijoles
 
I got stuck in the first one and gave up. It was pretty up until then though.  
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News Comments > Gabe Newell Profile
14. Re: Gabe Newell Profile Feb 14, 2011, 00:48 Frijoles
 
Prez wrote on Feb 13, 2011, 16:58:

Ok, just kidding - it's cool he didn't lose his sight. He could stand to lose a few (dozen) pounds though!

Some suggest he did lose weight:

http://images.forbes.com/media/2011/02/09/0209_gabe-newell_398.jpg

Kinda looks like he lost some.
 
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News Comments > Gabe Newell Interview
21. Re: Gabe Newell Interview Feb 10, 2011, 15:54 Frijoles
 
New Source, old Source, I don't care as long as they can cut back on the loading screens (and load times).  
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News Comments > Crysis 2 Has Dedicated Servers, New Trailers
8. Re: Crysis 2 Has Dedicated Servers, New Trailers Feb 10, 2011, 15:45 Frijoles
 
Bipedal aliens! What'll they think of next?! It's like we're living in the future.
 
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News Comments > Blizzard Takes On Gold Sellers
4. Re: Blizzard Takes On Gold Sellers Jan 28, 2011, 22:47 Frijoles
 
How do you purpose Blizzard stop phishing scams that involve a 3rd party emailing you? What I wish they had done with Cata was to give everyone a free authenticator. That'd help with the account hijacking at least.  
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News Comments > Brink in May
1. Re: Brink in May Jan 27, 2011, 11:34 Frijoles
 
Looks interesting, but I think I'll wait for reviews on this one.  
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News Comments > WAKFU Closed Beta This Month
6. Re: WAKFU Closed Beta This Month Jan 22, 2011, 00:15 Frijoles
 
Unless they've changed it in the past few months, it's single unit. You can cast pets and other things, but they move on their own. If you've played Dofus, you've played this (kind of). Wakfu is just the next iteration. The map world scrolls around now, the terrain is more interesting, UI is totally different. There are a lot of improvements, but the gameplay is still similar to Dofus.

I haven't been in for a long while since I became inactive in the beta. When I was active, it was a good lunch game. Bright, colorful, addictive. I'm glad beta is finally starting. This game has been under development for a very long time.
 
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News Comments > EVE Online Patched
3. Re: EVE Online Patched Jan 20, 2011, 00:19 Frijoles
 
My alliance is posting their pics. Very powerful editor and I'm impressed at what it can do. People are recreating real-life people in it (the evil Conan was awesome).  
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News Comments > Propaganda Games Closed
11. Re: Propaganda Games Closed Jan 20, 2011, 00:00 Frijoles
 
I loved TRON 2.0. Would like to see it show up on Steam or GoG. It'd be an instant buy.  
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