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Signed On Nov 29, 2000, 06:19
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News Comments > Steam Gift Restrictions Tighten
11. Re: Steam Making Piracy More Interesting Mar 12, 2015, 12:51 El Pit
 
Orogogus wrote on Mar 12, 2015, 12:49:
Realistically, I don't think gifting games barred from sale in a region was ever legal.

Wrong. It worked. E.g. Dead Island is not available here AT ALL, but I got it as a gift. I got at least 20+ games exactly this way.
 
Consoles? I owned two: a Pong clone and an Atari 2600. And that's it.
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News Comments > Steam Gift Restrictions Tighten
10. Re: Steam Gift Restrictions Tighten Mar 12, 2015, 12:49 El Pit
 
SpectralMeat wrote on Mar 12, 2015, 10:18:
That will cut down the grey market key sellers

EXACTLY! Because free trades and a free market shall only apply to huge companies, not to Average Joe! Apple can hire slaves in China and sell their products overpriced in the rich West, but don't you dare to do the same! Of course, they are making BILLIONS and you would only spare a few bucks, but even that the citizens should not be allowed.

"We the People" = the club of billionaires.
 
Consoles? I owned two: a Pong clone and an Atari 2600. And that's it.
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News Comments > Steam Gift Restrictions Tighten
8. Re: Steam Making Piracy More Interesting Mar 12, 2015, 12:43 El Pit
 
So, let me see: some games are not available legally here. But they can be gifted. Now, big money takes away that possibility to legally obtain a copy of their games. Result: more piracy. DIRTY PIRATES! It's all their fault, and not the result of corporate greed and idiotic laws!

I own hundreds of games on Steam, Origin, GOG, and even some on UPlay. I will still buy every uncensored game - even if it is overpriced in my region! - but all the other games that I am no longer allowed to buy or get gifted will have to find a different way to get on my computer. Your loss, corporate scrooges.
 
Consoles? I owned two: a Pong clone and an Atari 2600. And that's it.
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 7, 2015, 11:31 El Pit
 
Steam shows me that a lot of the Bluesnewsers have become pig farmers?!  
Consoles? I owned two: a Pong clone and an Atari 2600. And that's it.
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News Comments > Hearthstone: Blackrock Mountain Next Month
7. Re: Hearthstone: Blackrock Mountain Next Month Mar 7, 2015, 10:10 El Pit
 
I can't get into those online card games, but to each their own.

JonJonz first name? BobBob? Living in a little village calle TrollTrollz?
 
Consoles? I owned two: a Pong clone and an Atari 2600. And that's it.
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News Comments > Source Engine 2 Announced
58. Re: Source Engine 2 Announced Mar 4, 2015, 12:25 El Pit
 
MacLeod wrote on Mar 4, 2015, 10:02:
InBlack wrote on Mar 4, 2015, 09:40:
I lost interest in HL when they went episodic. I got the Orange Box for TF2 (when it used to NOT be free) and for kicks installed episode 1 and 2 just to check them out. Lost interest about half way through...

Well, considering that Valve apparently lost interest 66% of the way through on Episodes (Episode 3 never came out), you weren't that far behind them.

Stop hating episodic gaming! IT'S THE FUTURE! With Source Engine 2, "Sin: Episode 2" should be out any century now!
 
Consoles? I owned two: a Pong clone and an Atari 2600. And that's it.
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News Comments > Source Engine 2 Announced
57. Re: Source Engine 2 Announced Mar 4, 2015, 12:24 El Pit
 
Necrophob wrote on Mar 4, 2015, 11:20:
Maybe the reason they haven't done HL3 yet is because they can't get Blue to hold still for the artists to draw? :/

I always thought that "Breaking Bad" was starring Gordon Freeman! But why did they call him "Walter"?!
 
Consoles? I owned two: a Pong clone and an Atari 2600. And that's it.
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News Comments > Source Engine 2 Announced
56. Re: Source Engine 2 Announced Mar 4, 2015, 12:23 El Pit
 
Verno wrote on Mar 4, 2015, 09:00:
I'm quite content waiting for HL3 and I hope people temper their expectations so we don't get a DNF scenario.

Exactly! Don't rush it! Take your time with Half-Life 3! A few decades more or less - who cares as long as the game will be good!
 
Consoles? I owned two: a Pong clone and an Atari 2600. And that's it.
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News Comments > Into the Black
13. Into the Black Mar 3, 2015, 06:14 El Pit
 
I'm not sold on this Alien sequel yet. Bringing Ripley back (which is sure, she has confirmed it herself in interviews), maybe Biehn, ignoring Alien 3 (which wasn't as bad as you remember it, the workprint version is really good!) and the very awkward Alien 4 - that sounds a bit strange to me. Blomkamp is also speaking in riddles when it comes to Alien 3 and 4 (Ignore them? No? Follow their storylines? No? Wait - what? Taking a shower without getting wet?!), and I'm not Blomkamp's biggest fan. District 9 was good, but not stellar, and everything after that was meh. There are better, hungry directors out there in my opinion. We'll see.  
Consoles? I owned two: a Pong clone and an Atari 2600. And that's it.
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News Comments > On Sale
4. GOG Mar 3, 2015, 06:07 El Pit
 
Jerykk wrote on Mar 3, 2015, 02:45:
GOG could probably learn a thing from Valve...

They already have learned too much! Geo-(b)locking, regional pricing, DRM in the store (not in the games yet)... Too much reminds me of Steam nowadays. GOG is becoming just another online game sales platform. The mighty have fallen. One world, one price... That is the past.
 
Consoles? I owned two: a Pong clone and an Atari 2600. And that's it.
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
2. GOG going Steam (sort of) Feb 28, 2015, 12:03 El Pit
 
Blue, GOG introduced geo-(b)locking of games with the start of its German webpage. They blocked the access of people with German ip addresses to the store pages of some games (for now, just Comanndos Ammo Pack and Commandos 2 and 3). After starting regional pricing and creating their own download client, this is another move to becoming "Little Steam" in my opinion. This story might be of interest to you.  
Consoles? I owned two: a Pong clone and an Atari 2600. And that's it.
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News Comments > Into the Black
9. Re: Into the Black Feb 28, 2015, 05:26 El Pit
 
RIP, Mr. Nimoy, and thank you very, very much for hours of wonderful entertainment... "you green-blooded, inhuman..."  
Consoles? I owned two: a Pong clone and an Atari 2600. And that's it.
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News Comments > On Sale
9. GOG introduced DRM to its shop Feb 28, 2015, 05:13 El Pit
 
nin wrote on Feb 28, 2015, 01:07:
El Pit wrote on Feb 28, 2015, 00:23:
GOG has now fallen to censorship. With the introduction of the German website, they also introduced a geolock. Some games are no longer available for German GOG customers. Way to go, GOG! This cherry has officially been popped. So, thanks GOG, it's been nice. Don't call me, I will call you.

Wow, really? That's really disappointing...


Yes, it's unfortunately true. So, GOG games are still DRM free, but the shop is no longer. Geo-lock is the beginning of the end. Further down the road, expect them to turn into just another online games platform (JAOGP instead of GOG). G2A must be quite happy about that!
 
Consoles? I owned two: a Pong clone and an Atari 2600. And that's it.
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News Comments > On Sale
5. Re: On Sale Feb 28, 2015, 00:23 El Pit
 
GOG has now fallen to censorship. With the introduction of the German website, they also introduced a geolock. Some games are no longer available for German GOG customers. Way to go, GOG! This cherry has officially been popped. So, thanks GOG, it's been nice. Don't call me, I will call you.  
Consoles? I owned two: a Pong clone and an Atari 2600. And that's it.
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News Comments > On Sale
4. Re: On Sale Feb 28, 2015, 00:21 El Pit
 
jdreyer wrote on Feb 27, 2015, 21:56:
Cutter wrote on Feb 27, 2015, 19:34:
Social Justice Warriors expresses frustration with how people use divisive labels – like “SJW” and “troll” – to discredit and silence each other. No matter what social values you have, attacking and ridiculing other people not only fails to achieve progress but has an additional effect of escalating the conflict while exhausting your patience and eroding your reputation.

Wow, that gem is right up there with 'war never solves anything'. Who wants to live in a world where everyone holds hands and sings Kumbaya all day long? Why don't they see if they can get people in public places can achieve some modicum of situational awareness and grasp the fact that the world doesn't revolve around them. Fix that then you can come talk to me about "labels". Most people are just no damn good. We're a deeply flawed and atavistic species. And all the feel good PC bullshit in the world won't change that.


Sooooooo, how does it play?

It's called "Life". It's free to play, but absolutely pay to win. I wouldn't recommend it.
 
Consoles? I owned two: a Pong clone and an Atari 2600. And that's it.
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News Comments > Resident Evil Revelations 2 Released; Missing Co-op Complaints
7. Re: Resident Evil Revelations 2 Released; Missing Co-op Complaints Feb 25, 2015, 13:24 El Pit
 
Well, we overpromised, but thanks for preordering our game! Co-op will be added later as a paid dlc, so please don't hate us - WE WILL DELIVER... for some more of your cash! Have I already thanked you for preordering?  
Consoles? I owned two: a Pong clone and an Atari 2600. And that's it.
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News Comments > Elite: Deadly TradeMarked
13. Re: Elite: Deadly TradeMarked Feb 20, 2015, 04:02 El Pit
 
Stupide trademark. We at Blue's News have decided: it's "Elite: PC Gamer" or BUST!  
Consoles? I owned two: a Pong clone and an Atari 2600. And that's it.
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News Comments > DX12: 900% FPS Increase Over DX11 Claimed
57. Re: DX12: 900% FPS Increase Over DX11 Claimed Feb 19, 2015, 04:39 El Pit
 
Vio wrote on Feb 19, 2015, 04:10:
Ward wrote on Feb 18, 2015, 19:16:
win 10 is a free upgrade for win 7 and 8 and all recent cards should support it. If not GPU upgrades are dirt cheap.

For now.™

Actually its free for the first year after that you got to subscribe...

Where did you read this? Win10 is a free upgrade for win 7 and win 8 users for one year after Win10's release date, after that they will have to pay for the UPGRADE. For private users, Win10 will stay free to use until... well... the end of time? See? The time to upgrade for free is limited, not the time you can use Win10.
 
Consoles? I owned two: a Pong clone and an Atari 2600. And that's it.
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News Comments > EFF Seeks DMCA Game Exception
19. Re: SOPA - Aaron Swartz Feb 13, 2015, 03:52 El Pit
 
jdreyer wrote on Feb 12, 2015, 16:56:
So the solution is to not fight against that at all? What are you saying? Not sure what your point is.

Not at all. But one has to understand that going against big money and its henchmen in politics and courtrooms means that you will most likely lose EVERYTHING you got. In this game, the big corporations write the laws (or game rules), so it is almost impossible to win in the end in their game. Swartz was put under a constantly growing pressure until he broke. Legally, he might have won this battle, but only to be sued again the very next day. If the gamemaster changes the rules while you're playing so that you cannot win, you will not win as long as you play by the rules and play the gamemaster's game at all. Prepare to lose, and to lose badly, or lose and become some kind of a martyr. That's just my personal experience and opinion, though.
 
Consoles? I owned two: a Pong clone and an Atari 2600. And that's it.
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News Comments > EFF Seeks DMCA Game Exception
18. Re: EFF Seeks DMCA Game Exception Feb 13, 2015, 03:44 El Pit
 
Cutter, I would have gotten angry if it hadn't been you. But you live in your very own cutterverse, so I can't take you serious.  
Consoles? I owned two: a Pong clone and an Atari 2600. And that's it.
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