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Signed On Apr 28, 2002, 23:21
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News Comments > Win10 Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Refund Over Player Counts?
14. Re: Win10 Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Refund Over Player Counts? Nov 8, 2016, 13:54 Muscular Beaver
 
The first and last Windows Store game I got was Gears of War 4. It came with my new graphics card. I sold it. Not going to ever buy a Windows Store game.  
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News Comments > Diablo III Classic Diablo Mode & Necromancer Announced
33. Re: Diablo III Classic Diablo Mode & Necromancer Announced Nov 6, 2016, 05:13 Muscular Beaver
 
shiho wrote on Nov 5, 2016, 03:38:
Yifes wrote on Nov 4, 2016, 21:27:
And anyone complaining about the art direction of D3 must have forgotten just how colorful and cartoonish Diablo 2 can look.

First link is showing that Diablo2 has colors. Congratulations.
Second link shows promo art. Congratulations once again.

Meanwhile back in the real world, there was a 50000+ people petition to Blizzard to make Diablo3 look like an actual Diablo game. A similar petition was done when they tried to pull the same shit with Starcraft 2, and they listened.

With Diablo 3, they ignored the petition, and it is one of the least visually appealing games I've ever seen. It looks like a rainbow was gutted violently, its innards spilled onto a paper-mache world, and then someone generously covered it with a thick layer of piss.

And let's face it, that someone was Jay Wilson.
They actually mocked the critics with their rainbow level.
 
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News Comments > Natural Selection 2 Free Weekend
14. Re: Natural Selection 2 Free Weekend Oct 29, 2016, 21:56 Muscular Beaver
 
Mordecai Walfish wrote on Oct 28, 2016, 10:01:
There's a lot of hate in this thread for the game, but I think the devs have done quite a good job of cleaning up the engine and load times, and the game plays as smoothly as can be now, with hardly any hackers at all. I can only remember one time ever seeing a hacker in over 4 years of playing this, actually.
How? Because they arent rage hacking?
Rage hacking always is only a tiny minority. The real hackers try to hide it well.
 
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News Comments > Natural Selection 2 Free Weekend
3. Re: Natural Selection 2 Free Weekend Oct 27, 2016, 22:13 Muscular Beaver
 
Holy crap. What happened to that game? Did they mess up the balance like in NS1?

EDIT: Yeah, I just read some reviews... died exactly like NS1 did... devs having no clue about balance and hackers hackers hackers.

This comment was edited on Oct 27, 2016, 22:23.
 
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News Comments > Uwe Boll Ending Film Career
26. Re: Uwe Boll Ending Film Career Oct 26, 2016, 19:41 Muscular Beaver
 
Kxmode wrote on Oct 26, 2016, 18:30:
One down. A few more to go.
Yeah, lets hope Abrams is next.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 1 Released
11. Re: Morning Mobilization Oct 21, 2016, 12:37 Muscular Beaver
 
Scottish Martial Arts wrote on Oct 21, 2016, 12:17:
Muscular Beaver wrote on Oct 21, 2016, 12:03:
Quboid wrote on Oct 21, 2016, 11:53:
TotalBiscuit's comments on the single player have put me off, they seem to have completely missed the style of WW1.

Well, its pretty obvious also if you watch some gameplay videos.
Feels more like a mix of WW1 and WW2, leaning stronger to WW2. Fictitious.

Note: the Western Front from September 1914 to the start of 1918 was not what the rest of the war looked like. The Battle of the Somme is perhaps the strongest image of WWI which survived to present, but focusing only on the Somme neglects the rest of the war, and creates a skewed image. The Eastern Front, the Italian and Roumanian Fronts, and the Western Front in 1918 can be characterized by mobility, encirclement, infiltration, breakthroughs, and great tactical innovation. Yes, trenches were involved everywhere -- just like trenches are still dug today for prepared defensive positions -- but the classic image of massed infantry charges across no-man's land under withering machine gun, mortar and artillery fire is something that only applies to parts of the war.

Sorry, this is a pet-peeve of mine. If you're interested in a more general vision of the combat experience of WWI, and the tactical lessons the US Army was drawing from them in the 1930s, check out the superb Infantry in Battle.

Thats not what I mean. I know very well that it wasnt just trench warfare. But getting thrown into the game with everything developed already, not getting shown how much that war changed war, that is just stupid. For example in 1914 planes were barely able to climb without stalling, dogfights were extremely difficult and not many tactics were developed yet. But in this game you get the best planes instantly, tanks are common (which they werent even at the very end, especially on the German side), no special tactics or spectacular operations are shown or used (and there were so many, which, as I said, created completely new warfare). You dont see it. If you dont have a clue about the weapons, it feels like a WW2 game.

Multiplayer also doesnt feel like WW1. The levels arent created well enough to give you that feeling. Again, it feels like WW2.

I mean, I dont know if you do, but I know games like Wings, Red Baron and other WW1 games. They mostly got the feeling of that war very well, but this game feels so generic, without soul. Almost like a SW Battlefront mod.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 1 Released
7. Re: Battlefield 1 Released Oct 21, 2016, 12:03 Muscular Beaver
 
Quboid wrote on Oct 21, 2016, 11:53:
TotalBiscuit's comments on the single player have put me off, they seem to have completely missed the style of WW1.

Well, its pretty obvious also if you watch some gameplay videos.
Feels more like a mix of WW1 and WW2, leaning stronger to WW2. Fictitious.
 
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News Comments > Red Faction Leaves German Index
5. Re: Red Faction Leaves German Index Oct 20, 2016, 19:30 Muscular Beaver
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Oct 20, 2016, 19:15:
Muscular Beaver wrote on Oct 20, 2016, 19:05:
For anyone interested what German bureaucrats consider too dangerous:
http://www.blood-is-red.de/mw/index.php?title=Liste_indizierter_Spiele

Too dangerous for minors.. anyone else can still buy it.. it's just not advertised and as such, stores without age check (like Steam) also have a problem ;p
Yeah. But its still very interesting what kind of games they put on that list. Blue Max for example, or A-10 Tank Killer.
 
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News Comments > Red Faction Leaves German Index
3. Re: Red Faction Leaves German Index Oct 20, 2016, 19:05 Muscular Beaver
 
For anyone interested what German bureaucrats consider too dangerous:
http://www.blood-is-red.de/mw/index.php?title=Liste_indizierter_Spiele
 
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News Comments > DOOM Free Update 4
15. Re: DOOM Free Update 4 Oct 20, 2016, 18:37 Muscular Beaver
 
Pr()ZaC wrote on Oct 20, 2016, 15:23:
Angrius Maximis wrote on Oct 20, 2016, 13:43:
My biggest waste of money game wise in 2016 was this turd
I don't know what B's readers saw in this game. I felt levels, gameplay and enemy mechanics getting old fast for a '16 game.
Blame the demo if you feel I'm wrong.
I would have much more fun with a BLOOD remake. It would have been more refreshing.
A Blood remake would be killer. But it really would need to be like the old one, or better, on the humor and the choice of weapons. Ive never laughed so much in a shooter in multiplayer as in this game. It was glorious.
 
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News Comments > DOOM Free Update 4
14. Re: Morning Mobilization Oct 20, 2016, 18:33 Muscular Beaver
 
Scottish Martial Arts wrote on Oct 20, 2016, 14:56:
Angrius Maximis wrote on Oct 20, 2016, 13:43:
My biggest waste of money game wise in 2016 was this turd

Huh? Best shooter campaign I've played in a long time. Multiplayer does suck though, I'll give you that.

What? I already forgot what the story was. Seriously.
It was a very bad console port, played like it was changed to M/KB on a weekend, not to mention all these stupid aids everywhere. Are console players really that unable to play games that they need that much help to complete it?
Extremely forgettable game. Graphics were nice, though.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
19. Re: Steam Top 10 Oct 16, 2016, 21:41 Muscular Beaver
 
Ozmodan wrote on Oct 16, 2016, 20:19:
Dev wrote on Oct 16, 2016, 15:33:
Ozmodan wrote on Oct 16, 2016, 12:56:
Tried that Shadow Warrior II game, did not like it. Waiting for civ 6.
Given that it has a 93% positive review score with 2500+ reviews, looks like you are in the minority.

I'm curious, what didn't you like about it?

Well to start with the controls are horrid and it looks like something a bunch of high school kids made. Even the kids did not like it, they played it for 3 days and shelved it. I can't help people have such poor standards.
The controls? Are they not consolish enough?
One of the best direct controls Ive played for a long time. I dont get stuck, I dont fail because I didnt press a button long enough or too long and the engine allows fast gameplay (180 FPS with everything on max on my 1070).

As for visuals, its surely not the prettiest out there, but its also no full price title. The graphics are good enough. The best thing about this game is the humor anyway. And right at the start of it, I was not disappointed. That stupid douchebaggy voice with jokes that just fit the voice makes even meh jokes much funnier than they really are. It actually seems funnier than the first one.
 
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News Comments > Red Dead Redemption Tease?
11. Re: Red Dead Redemption Tease? Oct 16, 2016, 18:04 Muscular Beaver
 
nin wrote on Oct 16, 2016, 15:41:
Muscular Beaver wrote on Oct 16, 2016, 15:22:
Maybe they were so impressed by the PC sales for GTA5, that they decided to really do a PC port. Would be awesome.

Considering it's all x64 now...seems like a no brainer.

I meant the first one.
 
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News Comments > Red Dead Redemption Tease?
8. Re: Red Dead Redemption Tease? Oct 16, 2016, 15:22 Muscular Beaver
 
Maybe they were so impressed by the PC sales for GTA5, that they decided to really do a PC port. Would be awesome.  
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News Comments > Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Resparks Inferno
6. Re: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Resparks Inferno Oct 14, 2016, 22:01 Muscular Beaver
 
Dacron wrote on Oct 14, 2016, 19:30:
Sepharo wrote on Oct 14, 2016, 19:27:
Muscular Beaver wrote on Oct 14, 2016, 18:00:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QtSNbYlaZE
Some very bad changes, like the Banana.

What's wrong with it? The removal of the columns on the inner side?

There is also a wall on the CT side of the corridor, looks like it will help T's advance.

But I think that is a good thing, the CTs held the banana, fell back to the site and had great positions on both, the new maps looks like the banana will be less defensible, easier for Ts to set up on, but still defend-able from site as CTs.
Well, there kinda was always a wall. But the pillars are gone. They were good cover and you were often able to fool CTs going through there. In their announcement they even said they wanted it that way, so its easier to defend for CTs. Makes no sense, since that was always a bad choke point, one of the reasons why it was unbalanced. If they dont want Ts to go there, just remove it, ffs.
 
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News Comments > Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Resparks Inferno
3. Re: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Resparks Inferno Oct 14, 2016, 18:00 Muscular Beaver
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QtSNbYlaZE
Some very bad changes, like the Banana.
 
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News Comments > Shadow Warrior 2 Released
13. Re: Shadow Warrior 2 Released Oct 13, 2016, 21:37 Muscular Beaver
 
Bumpy wrote on Oct 13, 2016, 17:35:
This looks overall impressive and better than Doom 2016.

Wish I still loved FPS but I just can't muster the enthusiasm to play this genre any more.

It sure as hell doesnt look nearly as good as Doom. But it has much better gameplay.
 
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Patch Update
21. Re: Into the Black Oct 13, 2016, 04:28 Muscular Beaver
 
Kxmode wrote on Oct 13, 2016, 01:18:
NegaDeath wrote on Oct 13, 2016, 00:17:
I remember a time a few years ago we were celebrating the new golden age of space sims. Elite Dangerous! No Mans Sky! Star Citizen! X Rebirth! Man that did not turn out like expected. At least one of them worked out ok.

Ironically, I heard only great things about the Death Star DLC for SW:BF. It's not even a space sim. lol. Check out this gameplay footage in glorious 4K, 60FPS (the commentary isn't too bad)! Also, I recommend viewing in Chrome.
Kinda funny to hear, looking at the abysmal controls that game has for fighters.
 
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News Comments > Hitman Season Finale Details
1. Re: Hitman Season Finale Details Oct 12, 2016, 14:23 Muscular Beaver
 
Do they really have success with those disconnected feeling episodes?  
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
25. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Oct 10, 2016, 19:56 Muscular Beaver
 
jdreyer wrote on Oct 10, 2016, 16:36:
Nope, but I know at least it will be an educated, informed, and considered decision.
Why is it so god damn hard to learn from RECENT history for some people?
I guess if you have to live in Syria, Yemen, Iraq or Libya for a few months you will learn. Well no, I am not even sure about that. This stupidity really boggles my mind. I seriously dont find words for it anymore. No godzilla face palm, nothing will make it better. What the hell is wrong with people like you??? This cant be explained by a low IQ!!!
 
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