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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
20. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 29, 2017, 23:33 The Half Elf
 
jdreyer wrote on Jan 29, 2017, 23:01:
The Half Elf wrote on Jan 29, 2017, 18:01:
Screw football. I'm on a mission from God to master Fifa 17 so I can get revenge on my 8 year old nephew who's been handing me my ass. NONE SHALL CHALLENGE MY GAMING GREATNESS IN THIS FAMILY!!!!!

We all must face that time when we are supplanted by the younger generation.

I got contacts last month, and I notice that if I want to read my phone I have to hold it out a bit to read it (instead of looking under my glasses). The guy at the office told me I could get readers. I just looked and glared at him.

And as I said there in the office, and told my nephew "Oh HELL NO!"

*is waiting for Geordi Laforge optical implants*
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
6. Re: Steam Top 10 Jan 29, 2017, 22:25 The Half Elf
 
Was hoping For Honor would be more Jedi Knight Outcast/Academy, and was sadly disappointed. The game uses a 'gear score' ala most MMO's, and the match making is sorta whacked out. Gotta give this one a pass unless it hits the 15 buck mark.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 29, 2017, 20:55 The Half Elf
 
But with enough fear in place you can sell anything including the Patriot Act.

Real security, and feeling secure are two different things.
 
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News Comments > etc.
1. Re: etc. Jan 29, 2017, 20:53 The Half Elf
 
ALIENS Legacy.. um wasn't this 'Foxxed'?  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 29, 2017, 18:01 The Half Elf
 
Screw football. I'm on a mission from God to master Fifa 17 so I can get revenge on my 8 year old nephew who's been handing me my ass. NONE SHALL CHALLENGE MY GAMING GREATNESS IN THIS FAMILY!!!!!  
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News Comments > Saturday Tech Bits
4. Re: Saturday Tech Bits Jan 29, 2017, 11:19 The Half Elf
 
Ok so Aquaman and Namor have been banned, who's next?

BIGFOOT AND SANTA!
 
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News Comments > Valve vs Team Fortress 2 Gambling
1. Re: Valve vs Team Fortress 2 Gambling Jan 27, 2017, 21:25 The Half Elf
 
Why isn't the government going after say... Perfect Worlds? You can purchase keys for cash to open boxes that COULD have X Y or Z in them?  
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News Comments > Dead Rising 4 Plans
1. Re: Dead Rising 4 Plans Jan 27, 2017, 20:05 The Half Elf
 
You removed full campaign co-op. No thank you.  
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News Comments > Steep DLC Next Month
2. Re: Steep DLC Next Month Jan 27, 2017, 18:34 The Half Elf
 
Did 2 beta's. It is a pretty decent game once you get past a bit of a learning curve (not going to say steep).

Read the reviews and watch a few let's plays where they start at the very beginning of the game.
 
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News Comments > 25M Overwatch Players
3. Re: 25M Overwatch Players Jan 27, 2017, 13:19 The Half Elf
 
Everyone does it. Nintendo, Sony, Microsoft (units shipped for example).

But again like WoW, if you have 10 million active players, that's nothing to sneeze about.
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect Andromeda Trailers
5. Re: Mass Effect Andromeda Trailers Jan 26, 2017, 20:35 The Half Elf
 
Has ANYONE not noticed the likeness of the Crew with the CREW from Bioware's The Old Republic Eternal Fleet campaign?

Black guy with dreads, blonde woman who is second in command, Krogan/HK-47 unit, etc.

And I hope you get to change the looks of the main characters cause the guy looks like he's been caught in headlights, and the female is always smiling (go watch the video where she disarms a guy).

I'm soooo ready for more Mass Effect, but when you have to sell your game with a trailer of two characters getting it on.....
 
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance
3. Re: Evening Safety Dance Jan 26, 2017, 20:29 The Half Elf
 
I have to ask.. why is this an issue?  
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News Comments > Into the Black
2. Re: Into the Black Jan 26, 2017, 20:27 The Half Elf
 
Fucktard in car with camera never gets out to go check on the driver.

*edit* my bad, didn't think camera was in a police car (usually they have other info on the screen for police vehicles).

But there are two cops? You can't radio that in on the radio unit officers wear?

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News Comments > Ghost Recon Wildlands Beta Next Week
16. Re: Ghost Recon Wildlands Beta Next Week Jan 26, 2017, 09:02 The Half Elf
 
Darks wrote on Jan 26, 2017, 00:58:
The Half Elf wrote on Jan 26, 2017, 00:54:
jdreyer wrote on Jan 26, 2017, 00:06:
CrimsonPaw wrote on Jan 25, 2017, 20:27:
The Half Elf wrote on Jan 25, 2017, 20:14:
The closed alpha was pretty good, HIGHLY looking forward to the Beta and release.
That encouraging considering it received pretty underwhelming praise at E3. Glad to hear good experiences with it.

Take it with a grain of salt. Half Elf goes for anything with hunks in plaid.

You show me a guy with a beard, military training and knee pads and I'll show ya one happy Half Elf!

That being said. If all you see is Far Cry then that's all you'll see. If anything I'd say this is more The Division (different story and skills of course), set on a much bigger scale with vehicles (and less Dark Zone if any).
What really appeals to me is two things. 1) 4 player co-op (which was a blast with a team all on the same page as in Assassin's Creed Unity), and 2) I can stealth the entire mission (granted probably only in co-op).

As I said the Beta will be 'the tell', but to get a 4 person team and literally GHOST an entire mission will be the high bar for me.

Now Elf, lets not forget the most important part if your going ot compare it to The Division. No Bullet Sponging. Thats what sets this apart from Division and much more.


I said "more The Division" then Far Cry. As they have stated in previous videos (the dev's) on hard mode 1 bullet can kill the player, and you can kill in 1 shot. The Division (and I'm going to say Destiny) are MMO's with shooter qualities, and I personally am not a fan of Bullet Sponges.

BTW if people have so much hatred of 3rd person shooters why do they play games like Metroid/Castlevania/Megaman? They are 3rd person shooters on a single plane right?
 
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News Comments > Ghost Recon Wildlands Beta Next Week
13. Re: Ghost Recon Wildlands Beta Next Week Jan 26, 2017, 00:54 The Half Elf
 
jdreyer wrote on Jan 26, 2017, 00:06:
CrimsonPaw wrote on Jan 25, 2017, 20:27:
The Half Elf wrote on Jan 25, 2017, 20:14:
The closed alpha was pretty good, HIGHLY looking forward to the Beta and release.
That encouraging considering it received pretty underwhelming praise at E3. Glad to hear good experiences with it.

Take it with a grain of salt. Half Elf goes for anything with hunks in plaid.

You show me a guy with a beard, military training and knee pads and I'll show ya one happy Half Elf!

That being said. If all you see is Far Cry then that's all you'll see. If anything I'd say this is more The Division (different story and skills of course), set on a much bigger scale with vehicles (and less Dark Zone if any).
What really appeals to me is two things. 1) 4 player co-op (which was a blast with a team all on the same page as in Assassin's Creed Unity), and 2) I can stealth the entire mission (granted probably only in co-op).

As I said the Beta will be 'the tell', but to get a 4 person team and literally GHOST an entire mission will be the high bar for me.
 
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News Comments > Prey in May
2. Re: Prey in May Jan 25, 2017, 21:41 The Half Elf
 
PIGS IN SPAAAAAAACE... er

BIOSHOCK..... IN SPAAAAAACE!
 
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News Comments > Ghost Recon Wildlands Beta Next Week
7. Re: Ghost Recon Wildlands Beta Next Week Jan 25, 2017, 21:40 The Half Elf
 
Agent-Zero wrote on Jan 25, 2017, 21:31:
Rhett wrote on Jan 25, 2017, 20:46:
Farcry: Ghost Recon,

yeh exactly - lookin forward to this one for sure

might be one of those rare day one purchase.. beta will tell me more

Only issues I really came across that bugged me was no cover system like The Division, and vehicles driving was a little wonky (like Sleeping Dogs), so if the Beta holds up will be a day 1 purchase.
 
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News Comments > Ghost Recon Wildlands Beta Next Week
2. Re: Ghost Recon Wildlands Beta Next Week Jan 25, 2017, 20:14 The Half Elf
 
The closed alpha was pretty good, HIGHLY looking forward to the Beta and release.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
23. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 25, 2017, 17:20 The Half Elf
 
SlimRam wrote on Jan 25, 2017, 12:20:
Rolling Stone interview with lead singer/song writer Stephen Heaslip of the band, 'Blue & The Chili Bandidos':

RS: Stephen, your band had taken a break after the last album 'Meat Sweats Musings' and the successful tour titled 'Manstovia: Invasion From The East'. Critics claimed that such success couldn't be duplicated. After years of time off, the band is back and ready to conquer the world again with it's new album 'A Dash of This, and a Generous Portion of Blues'. What makes you believe that lightning can and will strike twice?

You forgot an album Kitchen Coffee Calamity
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 25, 2017, 10:21 The Half Elf
 
Mrs Blue needs to post a picture when you do your 1 man/4 instrument gigs.  
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