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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 > The Settlers 7 Patch Adds New Map
7. Re: The Settlers 7 Patch Adds New Map Dec 8, 2010, 11:07 Frijoles
 
Every sale they have on this game, I check the price. I've been wanting it since it came out. I've been tempted a few times, especially when it hit $20. But my connection just plain sucks from time to time. It wouldn't be a big deal if it were only Settlers having an issue. I could play other games. But I don't want to encourage this shitty DRM, because eventually more games will have it and then no, I won't be able to play other games.

Also, not on Facebook. Twitter sucks. Google street view? Uh.. we're not talking about privacy. We're talking about a persistent internet connection.
 
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News Comments > World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Launch
22. Re: World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Launch Dec 7, 2010, 22:53 Frijoles
 
AnointedSword wrote on Dec 7, 2010, 19:14:
This game is calling my name, should I answer!? Oo

I only played the Worgen and Goblin start areas in beta. They were really fun, especially goblins. I don't think I've laughed so much at a game. A friend of mine redid all the 1-60 content last week. He said it flows better, it's easier to get around (there's like triple the flight paths), and the quests are much much better. Plus it's all phased. I'm actually looking forward to leveling up at least one or two more characters so I can see the changes.

Some of the more notable (alliance perspective):
Lights Hope Chapel has a huge wall around it now.
Similar in Westfall.
Stormwind is awesome looking.
There's actual flood damage in Westfall from the dam being destroyed.
EPL has green plants! WPL too.

I've been doing archaeology all day and so I've seen a lot of the eastern kingdom changes and it's just amazing how much they've done.

 
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News Comments > The Settlers 7 Patch Adds New Map
2. Re: The Settlers 7 Patch Adds New Map Dec 7, 2010, 22:44 Frijoles
 
I don't think so. I'm waiting for a $10 sale or the patch. Whichever comes first.  
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News Comments > Asheron's Call Patched
9. Re: Asheron's Call Patched Dec 2, 2010, 00:35 Frijoles
 
Glad to see this is still getting updates. They really need to redo the UI though. I recall getting annoyed with the movement controls after I tried it last (and I did play it at launch for a year or so).  
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News Comments > DRM-Free Witcher 2 on GOG.com?
2. Re: DRM-Free Witcher 2 on GOG.com? Nov 18, 2010, 11:14 Frijoles
 
Depends on price, but agree. That's very good news. And a huge boost to GoG.  
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News Comments > FINAL FANTASY XIV Explanations
6. Re: FINAL FANTASY XIV Explanations Nov 16, 2010, 11:10 Frijoles
 
I haven't played it. What were some of their shitty design choices?  
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News Comments > WoW Welcomes You Back
30. Re: WoW Welcomes You Back Nov 15, 2010, 17:56 Frijoles
 
InBlack wrote on Nov 15, 2010, 10:24:
The funny thing is she dumped me only a few months onward but by that time I kind of lost all interest in coming back to it.

WoW will never dump you. *hug*
 
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News Comments > Steam Sale Runs out of Risen Keys
16. Re: Steam Sale Runs out of Risen Keys Nov 15, 2010, 13:51 Frijoles
 
I got my key on Friday, so no big deal to me. Seems odd that they didn't just rush someone in over the weekend (they knew the sale was coming and would be on call, I'd hope) to spit out a few hundred/thousand more keys. But, I don't know how their system works, so whatever. Sucks for the people who didn't get a key.

As for the game itself, is playing a mage worth it? The one gameplay video I saw for a fire mage looks like they just replaced an arrow with a yellow dot and called it a fireball. I tend to play spell casters for the particle effects, so was a bit let down with the video.
 
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News Comments > Steam Sale Runs out of Risen Keys
2. Re: Steam Sale Runs out of Risen Keys Nov 15, 2010, 10:03 Frijoles
 
I find it funny that they can even run out of virtual keys.  
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News Comments > Bloodline Champions Trailer
2. Re: Bloodline Champions Trailer Nov 12, 2010, 17:32 Frijoles
 
Apparently they emailed everyone and their dog a beta key. I think I got three, and a friend of mine who doesn't even know who Funcom is got one. I kinda wonder if they bought an email list or something.  
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News Comments > InstantAction Closed
8. Re: InstantAction Closed Nov 12, 2010, 00:17 Frijoles
 
I was never able to get the games to work. Would just sit there trying to connect. I finally gave up.  
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News Comments > Retailers Versus Steam?
4. Re: Retailers Versus Steam? Nov 11, 2010, 10:27 Frijoles
 
Publishers are hesitant, but retail must put pressure on them.

As they should be. I don't buy games if they aren't on Steam (and to some extent Impulse). The only B&M games I buy are collector edition Blizzard games. Retail stores can fuck off.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
25. Re: Steam Top 10 Nov 1, 2010, 15:26 Frijoles
 
nin wrote on Nov 1, 2010, 12:18:
I almost got that one, but I was never a fan of Stalker, and based on some reviews I read, it sounded like it was in a similar vein.

As Beamer said, it's in setting only. The game is nothing like Stalker IMO. I didn't like Stalker at all. Way too open and sandbox. Metro is the complete opposite. It's a good story on rails. You'll go where it wants you to go, and no turning back. But they deliver it very well. There are a few humorous parts too.

I put Fallout down for this one (plan on returning to New Vegas after I finish). I think I'm around 8 or 9 hours in, so I'm not sure how close I am to the end.
 
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News Comments > Elemental Interview
2. Re: Elemental Interview Nov 1, 2010, 12:15 Frijoles
 
I'm waiting for the 1.1 patch. I'll try that and report back on whether it's still crap.  
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
8. Re: Steam Top 10 Nov 1, 2010, 12:13 Frijoles
 
I picked up Metro 2033. Fucking awesome game. A bit depressing though.  
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News Comments > F.E.A.R. 3 Trailer, Date
7. Re: F.E.A.R. 3 Trailer, Date Oct 29, 2010, 15:20 Frijoles
 
Agree with creston. It's a bit short, but not horrible. I paid $20. I think $10 would have been a good price.  
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News Comments > Global Agenda Patched
4. Re: Global Agenda Patched Oct 27, 2010, 23:52 Frijoles
 
You all tempt me to try this again. I don't think I've played for a couple of months.  
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News Comments > Free Elemental DLC for Early Adopters
5. Re: Free Elemental DLC for Early Adopters Oct 26, 2010, 23:15 Frijoles
 
Some day I'll get some free time to come back to this game and try it again. I get the little popups from Impulse telling me it had another update. I finally told Impulse not to load on startup last night.  
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News Comments > LEGO Universe Launched
3. Re: LEGO Universe Launched Oct 26, 2010, 12:51 Frijoles
 
I spent several hours in the beta. I think it'd be a lot of fun for their targeted age group. If not for the subscription fee, I'd probably play this with my four year old.  
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News Comments > On Sale
10. Re: On Sale Oct 23, 2010, 01:19 Frijoles
 
Game is fun. GfWL sucks shit.  
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