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Real Name The Half Elf, CptRanger   
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Description Using a steering wheel on a Burnout game is like using the Space Shuttle controls to fly a kite.
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Signed On Mar 14, 2002, 15:47
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 15, 2016, 11:21 The Half Elf
 
Hopefully the delay will give them more time to redesign that ugly ass klingon inspired ship.  
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News Comments > Into the Black
5. Re: Into the Black Sep 15, 2016, 09:32 The Half Elf
 
So what are the 'roguelike' features'.  
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Free DLC
5. Re: Battlefield 4 Free DLC Sep 14, 2016, 21:08 The Half Elf
 
Honestly this is the best Battlefield game out there. They finally nailed down BF3's excellent solider movement with good vehicles from 2142/BF4.  
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News Comments > etc., etc.
1. Re: etc., etc. Sep 14, 2016, 19:35 The Half Elf
 
I took a look at the list and checked out the top few games and I can see why they did it.

But... if Steam didnt have so much shit on it, I don't think it would be quite as big of an issue.

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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Free DLC
1. Re: Battlefield 4 Free DLC Sep 14, 2016, 19:28 The Half Elf
 
Still waiting on the free Battlefront DLC.  
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News Comments > Dean Hall's New Multiplayer Game
9. Re: Dean Hall's New Multiplayer Game Sep 14, 2016, 13:49 The Half Elf
 
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 14, 2016, 12:41:
The Half Elf wrote on Sep 14, 2016, 12:21:
"a new AAA game" when the fuck did DayZ hit AA?
What, EA doesn't mean anything?


ea = early access

The game is (from what I have heard) still in late Alpha/early Beta, and everything I have seen of it does NOT scream a triple A title, hence the comment about when did it hit a double A title.
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
9. Re: Morning Mobilization Sep 14, 2016, 12:41 The Half Elf
 
SpectralMeat wrote on Sep 14, 2016, 12:38:
Yup keeping that phone in the front pocket could be devastating for guys

or at a gay club with it in the back pocket.

"Dude your ass is on fire!"
 
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News Comments > Dean Hall's New Multiplayer Game
7. Re: Dean Hall's New Multiplayer Game Sep 14, 2016, 12:21 The Half Elf
 
"a new AAA game" when the fuck did DayZ hit AA?  
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News Comments > Join The Crew for Free
8. Re: Join The Crew for Free Sep 14, 2016, 12:20 The Half Elf
 
It's not a bad game, but it's not a great game either. The story is pretty much shit, but if ya like a NFS version of Forza Horizon you could do a lot worse like Test Drive 2.  
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
3. Re: Morning Mobilization Sep 14, 2016, 11:29 The Half Elf
 
The 'instant heating device for smores making' or 'emergency winter heating device' are FEATURES not bugs!  
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
2. Re: Evening Consolidation Sep 13, 2016, 23:48 The Half Elf
 
I'd like to see the Ezio collection for the PC if it looked better. Never did finish the last one.  
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News Comments > PC Dead Rising Rises
8. Re: PC Dead Rising Rises Sep 13, 2016, 23:46 The Half Elf
 
It's a pretty good game and would love to play it again on steam co-op. Yeah it has some time issues but actually thought it added to the game.  
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News Comments > Steam Review Changes to Fight Fraud
37. Re: Steam Review Changes to Fight Fraud Sep 13, 2016, 18:54 The Half Elf
 
Let me ask you guys this.

When you are looking at reviews of a product what do you read first?

Personally I typically do my research on the product to see what it can do so I pretty much know that, but I go to the bad reviews first to see if there is a common issue with the product that would prevent me from buying it.

Also I'd like to know how many fradulent reviews are we talking about beyond the 'auto-comment' robot reviews?


Or one other fix... start reviewing products BEFORE they enter EA/being sold on Steam, which would get rid of a TON OF CRAP that now circulates on there and Steam Sales.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
33. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 13, 2016, 18:35 The Half Elf
 
I have a cheap Moto E 2nd Gen I believe. Battery will last all day (just don't game on it) will last 3/4ths the day listening to Pandora or Iheartradio, the screen is gorilla glass and still doesn't have a scratch on it even with everything from keys to box cutter blades/etc in with it. I use to do nicer/bigger/more expensive phones but every time I killed one (typically dropped it trying to put it in my back pocket then stepping on the damn thing trying to 'foot catch' it) it wasn't worth the cost.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
6. Re: Morning Consolidation Sep 13, 2016, 18:31 The Half Elf
 
Creston wrote on Sep 13, 2016, 15:29:
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 13, 2016, 13:52:
Creston wrote on Sep 13, 2016, 10:48:
Speaking of Bioshock, 2K support hooked me up with a Steam key for Bioshock based off of a picture of the case and CD. No hassle whatsoever. Many kudos to them!
P!ease post that pic on imgur. Drummer

Hehe, that's not gonna work. They make you put a scrap of paper with your email address in it too.

They can still send me the key and I can gift it, I did buy the game twice
 
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News Comments > etc.
1. Re: etc. Sep 13, 2016, 15:03 The Half Elf
 
How I miss getting a brand new video card with some sort of 3D Accelerated version of Mechwarrior.

#3DFX
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
4. Re: Morning Consolidation Sep 13, 2016, 14:57 The Half Elf
 
If I can find the box (know I still have the 1st one here somewhere) along with the key if someone wants a copy I'll dig it out and send it in to support
 
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News Comments > Return Zero VR Released
2. Re: Return Zero VR Released Sep 13, 2016, 14:56 The Half Elf
 
Now if ya had a Tron Lightcycles game.....  
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News Comments > Steam Review Changes to Fight Fraud
29. Re: Steam Review Changes to Fight Fraud Sep 13, 2016, 14:55 The Half Elf
 
UttiniDaKilrJawa wrote on Sep 13, 2016, 14:47:
Darks wrote on Sep 13, 2016, 13:08:
The thing that bothers me is that someone can buy a game try it out for .40 hours and then bash the game. I mean come on, you have to at least played the damn game for at least an hour or two to at least have some kind of relevance to rate the game to justify your bashing of it.

Playing a game for 15 mins does not cut it. This is where Steam and many other sites should put a stop to users abusing this system by making it so you can review a game unless you have at least 2 hours invested in the game.

Or maybe a weighted system for the review score based on the amount of time played. Play an 80 hour game 80 hr or more, the review is weighted 100 percent of normal. Play a 20 hour game 1 hour and the review is weighted as 5% of normal.

Although this doesn't address the keys for good reviews problem. Still, I think it would be handy to provide a slightly better accuracy for overall review scores.

That's actually a pretty good idea, except for 1 thing, running the game and let it sit at a menu for X amount of time.
I think Prez did this with Snuggle Truck.
 
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News Comments > Steam Review Changes to Fight Fraud
23. Re: Steam Review Changes to Fight Fraud Sep 13, 2016, 13:17 The Half Elf
 
So can anyone explain to me how fake reviews are affecting fraud or vice versa?
I get stolen credit cards being used to buy Steam keys, but where does the review thing come in?
 
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