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Signed On Apr 11, 2001, 15:27
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News Comments > Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers Announced
5. Re: Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers Announced Feb 17, 2012, 15:53 Shok
 
Wildone wrote on Feb 17, 2012, 13:04:
No pics/media? Not a single shit is given.

The company is bitComposer. It wasn't clear by the press release but the major focus of the game will be the music. Hence, they don't have screenshots yet since they are working on the music. Duh! Also, it will be crappy on the PC since they are composing it using consoles. Sigh...
 
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News Comments > The Walking Dead Website; FAQ, Talk Show
19. Re: The Walking Dead Website; FAQ, Talk Show Feb 16, 2012, 09:20 Shok
 
The first season of the show was pretty good but this season it seems every episode has gotten worse in quality. The bad writing of meaningless dialogue is especially annoying.  
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News Comments > Free BF3 With Origin ME3 Preorders
16. Re: Free BF3 With Origin ME3 Preorders Feb 16, 2012, 09:11 Shok
 
InBlack wrote on Feb 16, 2012, 04:19:
Ive managed to skip Bf3, Skipping this as well. Fuck Origin and fuck EA/Bioware.

This is my feeling exactly.
 
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Telepath RPG: Servants of God
1. Re: Ships Ahoy - Telepath RPG: Servants of God Feb 14, 2012, 22:01 Shok
 
I read Telengard RPG for a second there. Yes, I'm old.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Crusader Kings II
3. Re: Ships Ahoy - Crusader Kings II Feb 14, 2012, 21:56 Shok
 
Cutter wrote on Feb 14, 2012, 21:41:
I really appreciated Jaguar's review on this - as I usually do. I'll still require a demo first otherwise this is going to have to wait for a decent sale.

The demo came out on the 6th.
 
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News Comments > Star Trek Game Next Year
24. Re: Star Trek Game Next Year Feb 11, 2012, 22:54 Shok
 
I hope this new game doesn't suck. I've been buying them since some of the first computer games based on Star Trek came out. And most of them based on the original franchise sucked.

As for the Star Trek reboot, I don't care for Chris Pine for some reason. Maybe because he looks like Dexter's brother to me
 
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News Comments > Saturday Metaverse
12. Re: Chrome Feb 11, 2012, 21:21 Shok
 
To clarify my system setup:

My system specs are a Galaxy GTX560 2GB with 290.53 beta drivers. My machine is set up to multi-boot win7x64: the gaming partition has the 290.53 drivers and another partition I boot from has the official release 285.62 driver. They both experience the crash randomly with Firefox running.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Metaverse
8. Re: Chrome Feb 11, 2012, 19:51 Shok
 
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on Feb 11, 2012, 19:22:
Is this a problem with all nvidia cards, or just some of them? I was just considering shopping for a new card, but I definitely don't want one that's going to mess up FF for me. Would go with AMD for sure if that's the case.

Yes, apparently so if you use the 280 release drivers. To be honest, it didn't crash daily...only 3-4 times a week or so. And by crash, I mean the video driver crashed not Firefox. Basically, you get a black screen out of the blue for a few seconds and the vid driver pops up a tooltip that it recovered from a crash.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Metaverse
5. Re: Chrome Feb 11, 2012, 18:13 Shok
 
Mashiki Amiketo wrote on Feb 11, 2012, 17:45:
Shok wrote on Feb 11, 2012, 13:50:
I finally just made Chrome my default browser the other day. Firefox causes my video card to crash regularly with the nvidia VPU recovery nonsense.
You realize that's been an on going 'nvidia driver' problem since the 280 releases right? Pretty much for the last 6mo, and there's pushing 80k complaints on the topic on nvidia's forums. This is known as the TDR bug.

Yes I know it has been an ongoing thing and I'm tired of dealing with it. Whoever is to blame I don't care as long as the crashes are gone.
 
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News Comments > WoW Iron Man Challenge
5. Re: WoW Iron Man Challenge Feb 11, 2012, 17:14 Shok
 
I would love to try something like this but my connection is too flaky. I just know I would put in tons of hours and die because of a disconnection at the wrong time...

I do like the idea though, and it would be even cooler if Blizzard had an achievement for it.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Metaverse
3. Re: Saturday Metaverse Feb 11, 2012, 14:49 Shok
 
Thanks, installed it and enabled it to block all "bugs" even though they say it's only supported experimentally in Chrome.  
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News Comments > Saturday Metaverse
1. Re: Chrome Feb 11, 2012, 13:50 Shok
 
I finally just made Chrome my default browser the other day. Firefox causes my video card to crash regularly with the nvidia VPU recovery nonsense. After installing Chrome it's amazing how much faster browsing seems now.  
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News Comments > Steam Breach Follow-up
14. Re: Steam Breach Follow-up Feb 10, 2012, 23:45 Shok
 
I'm pretty sure the breach is the reason my Steam account has been attempted to be hacked. I have seen emails from Steam with the steamguard authentication code so the kiddies (not gonna dignify them as hackers) are apparently trying to brute force accounts and see if they get lucky with 1) a weak password and 2) steam guard not enabled.  
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News Comments > Unscheduled Ubisoft Downtime
3. Re: Unscheduled Ubisoft Downtime Feb 8, 2012, 11:25 Shok
 
In other news, Ubisoft has announced they are changing their logo to that of a facepalm.  
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
19. Re: Ships Ahoy - Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Feb 7, 2012, 21:11 Shok
 
avianflu wrote on Feb 7, 2012, 19:58:
FYI -- according to the amalur game forums, the boxed/disk version also requires Origin installation, which is not a surprise.

So its either Steam or Origin if you want to play this game.



Yeah, almost bought it on Amazon yesterday for $50.99 including some pre-order dlc but then I saw Origin required. Too bad, almost had my sale there.
 
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News Comments > Skyrim Hi-Rez Pack & Creation Kit
42. Re: Skyrim Hi-Rez Pack & Creation Kit Feb 7, 2012, 17:47 Shok
 
Optional nickname wrote on Feb 7, 2012, 17:40:
I'm waiting for the Bethesda Elder Scrolls Super Millenium pack to appear on GOG.com for 9.99 in 2020. By then, with Fiber Optic Internet, the data will be in the pipe, waiting inline for the god damn hard drive to finish spinning it's platters (oh god I hope mechanical HDD manufacturers die a cluster knocking death by then)

Yeah, but you'll have to run it in an emulator on your smartphone so just buy it now.
 
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News Comments > Skyrim Hi-Rez Pack & Creation Kit
33. Re: Skyrim Hi-Rez Pack & Creation Kit Feb 7, 2012, 16:36 Shok
 
With this $40 sale I have a feeling Skyrim will be back at the top of the Steam charts again this week  
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance
1. Re: Evening Safety Dance Feb 6, 2012, 21:24 Shok
 
Blue, I think you put this under the wrong heading...unless XCOM is planning to come with a virus at release

The screenshots look nice. Can't wait to play a good tactical game again.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
3. Re: Morning Metaverse Feb 6, 2012, 17:30 Shok
 
I still don't have a facebook or twitter. The only conceivable reason I can think of having one is if I wanted to promote software or some other business. I still wouldn't use my real name though.  
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News Comments > Sunday Mobilization
1. Re: Sunday Mobilization Feb 5, 2012, 16:21 Shok
 
Wow, EA/Popcap is gonna be all over that game. It's close enough to be misunderstood by a moron in a hurry. Especially since it is also a video game. IANAL though....  
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