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Signed On Apr 12, 2002, 13:37
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News Comments > Hello Games Breaks No Man's Sky Silence
36. Re: Hello Games Breaks No Man's Sky Silence Nov 27, 2016, 13:55 Armengar
 
1badmf wrote on Nov 26, 2016, 19:35:
i mean, what were people expecting from a procgen game? you can't build compelling story content for 18 billion worlds. and if you say, well, build it for just a few worlds, then it becomes no different to a game like mass effect. all the story is concentrated in a few areas and everything else gets ignored because everyone knows there's nothing interesting out there.

sure there were a few misleading statements, but even if they were all true, it would still be a soulless piece of shit game. either way, it's exactly the game i thought it was going to be and i can't fathom how people ever expected otherwise.

Frontier on the Amiga was better.
 
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News Comments > Blizzard's Unannounced First-Person Game
23. Re: Blizzard's Unannounced First-Person Game Nov 23, 2016, 04:31 Armengar
 
Diablo 4 will be fps. D3 didnt stomp on the memory enough.  
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News Comments > Chris Taylor Leaves Wargaming
2. Re: Chris Taylor Leaves Wargaming Nov 23, 2016, 04:26 Armengar
 
Pretty much loved all his games. Great pedigree.  
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News Comments > Star Citizen Schedule, Videos, Sale
11. Re: Star Citizen Schedule, Videos, Sale Nov 19, 2016, 12:57 Armengar
 
Ship the game. Add ships as dlc later. This is how STO has been running. But you cant do that as all the money has gone on blow and hookers.  
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News Comments > Roller Coaster Tycoon World Next Week
2. Re: Roller Coaster Tycoon World Next Week Nov 12, 2016, 07:33 Armengar
 
Ill wait for goty edition in a sale with all the dlc crap thrown in.  
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News Comments > Bethesda Holding Back Review Copies
41. Re: On Sale Oct 26, 2016, 15:37 Armengar
 
Bethesda usually make good games but they also make buggy games. This isnt really a secret so just wait for the first 'service pack' patch.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
21. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 25, 2016, 07:04 Armengar
 
Best place to sit for a movie? At home in front of my large (but not too large) tv. My slippers and comfies on, beer, pizza and family around me. Will save me at least 5 on parking, 40 on tickets, 20 on snacks.

My setup at home is modest and cost about 600. Ob movies alone it will pay itself back in 10 cinema trips. Cinema is a complete rip off these days, jot like i remember as a kid.
 
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News Comments > Sid Meier's Civilization VI Released
25. Re: Morning Mobilization Oct 22, 2016, 11:16 Armengar
 
I didnt like V very much. I couldnt come to terms with the new military methods (im still stuckbin civ iv doomstacks). Ill probably get vi when its on a big steam sale.  
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News Comments > Fractured Space Launches
5. Re: Fractured Space Launches Sep 23, 2016, 16:40 Armengar
 
Ive been playing star trek online for free and njoying all the episodic content. I have no intention of PvPing so i wont need the best of the best.  
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
4. Re: Evening Tech Bits Sep 13, 2016, 15:15 Armengar
 
We have samsung and a handful of brothers here. Both are cheap to run but the samsungs are better. Nicer interfaces and decent priced long life toners. I do like the separate drums and toners on the brothers though  
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News Comments > Rising Storm 2: Vietnam Trailer
4. Re: Rising Storm 2: Vietnam Trailer Sep 3, 2016, 09:26 Armengar
 
Rising storm was ok but brutal MP learning curve. Cheats spoilt it though, too many wallhacks.  
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News Comments > New Intel CPUs Revealed
15. Re: New Intel CPUs Revealed Sep 1, 2016, 02:54 Armengar
 
I remember buying a 286 laptop for 2500. It had twin floppy bays (no hdd). Work paid for it of course. Then i had a 386 25 with coprocessor addon. The thing is, its performance was worse than the amiga with 68020 2mb addon that i also had at the time.


In the space of 4 years i went from 16 bit computing to proper GUI. In the next 4 years orchid released their voodoo card and HL1 was released. The rest is history really.

Computing was an art back then, you needed addon cards for everything except the keyboard- sound, floppy, ide, network and vga were all expensive addons.
 
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News Comments > More Win10 Concerns from Tim Sweeney
162. Re: More Win10 Concerns from Tim Sweeney Jul 27, 2016, 11:18 Armengar
 
So break Win32 and lock just about every large scale deployment out? We already run LTSB as a windows 10 deployment - no store, no cortana, no edge and updates via WSUS. I have ZERO intention of using client branch.

If I have to look at using the store as the only way to deploy 300 machines then I will move to Linux. Pure and simple. I will look at the bespoke software (like Sibelius, autocad, anquet maps etc) and see if there is a Linux or online alternative.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
22. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 19, 2016, 17:58 Armengar
 
My mx518 is still going. Cant say ive ever had an issue with it. It has had a few minor solder repairs but i love it.  
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News Comments > Natural Selection 2 Updates Video
8. Re: Natural Selection 2 Updates Video Jun 26, 2016, 11:41 Armengar
 
Like i said, peak time you might get lucky. I was a very long time 187 server mod for ns1 and an ns2 preorder. I found the community to be more and more toxic, if you werent into the meta then the community were just plain nasty - god help you if you liked combat mod! That is when i threw in the towel. Devs destroyed the game base by not having a mod api or any sort of modding help- each patch killed the mods so over time people left.

It shouldn't have been a surprise that people wanted mods for ns2 based on what you could see on ns1. It was almost as if the devs wanted their vision of ns2 or the highway (a few posts got deleted for saying such things, even in beta stage...) a real pity.

Edit: 357 are playing at the time of edit. With a ping limit of 100 i see 2 full servers and 1 partial (europe) so i guess most of the others are in US. For comparison, 230 are playing alien swarm - remember that free game?

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News Comments > Natural Selection 2 Updates Video
1. Re: Natural Selection 2 Updates Video Jun 25, 2016, 13:19 Armengar
 
Not sure why they are bothering. Its dead outside a few peak hours. Stats say about 250 people. There are an average of 5500 playing farming simulator....  
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
6. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Jun 19, 2016, 14:19 Armengar
 
so a Californian court is going to rule on something run from Germany and expect the germans to comply?

Good luck with that.
 
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News Comments > Free Natural Selection 2 Map
1. Re: Free Natural Selection 2 Map Jun 5, 2016, 12:38 Armengar
 
Game is dead. A shame. They should have suppprted modding with a framework but with each patch needing lots of blind mod changes most of the kodders have left alomg with the players.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Out of the Blue May 2, 2016, 13:57 Armengar
 
I play tf2 with my kids. I have fired up HL mods such as TFC to show them older school gaming. They have played faster paced Q3 but ive never showed them such speedfreaks as Q2 rocket arena or doom.  
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News Comments > The Orion Project Free Week
8. Re: The Orion Project Free Week Apr 29, 2016, 07:30 Armengar
 
its a dollar. Even if you play it for 2 hours and have fun, a chocolate bar will last less.  
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