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Real Name Dan Grady   
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Homepage http://frozenreality.ca
Signed On Jun 12, 2002, 10:48
Total Comments 373 (Amateur)
User ID 13331
 
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News Comments > Rift Open Beta Event Next Week
2. Re: Rift Open Beta Event Next Week Feb 7, 2011, 14:03 Nighthawk
 
I'm not impressed with it.
The graphics are good, but there's too much taken from WoW, and it comes off as trying too hard.
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
3. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Jan 14, 2011, 02:08 Nighthawk
 
It's not like it was going to be publicly released anytime soon.
They would have sat on it and it would have been filed away, there's too much profit on the treatments.
I would like to see the thief "leak" it to a public source, so a cure HAD to be released.
 
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News Comments > DICE: PC Battlefield 3 Getting "Special Effort"
56. Re: DICE: PC Battlefield 3 Getting Jan 4, 2011, 07:38 Nighthawk
 
I reinstalled BF2 and 2142 in November and still enjoyed them, but what amazed me was the lack of a "special effort" in fixing the bugs that were there in launch.
2142 has this glitch where you can drop a mobile spawn point on the enemy titan and it couldn't be destroyed..so no more battlefield (or DICE) products on my PC anymore.
 
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News Comments > Free TrackMania Changes
8. Re: Free TrackMania Changes Dec 12, 2010, 15:05 Nighthawk
 
Tell that to all the people driving the T-Mobile Mazdaspeed 3 in Need for Speed World.
Or the Top Gear race (with billboards).
It might not convince me to buy them, but damn sure I notice them.
 
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance
7. Re: Evening Safety Dance Nov 25, 2010, 05:06 Nighthawk
 
So how about that TSA?? Is it really that bad??
My neighbour was saying that he went down the florida and they're loving us Canadians down there just because we're spending money. I know that I would think twice about air travel in the US
 
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News Comments > Fallout New Vegas Xbox DLC Announced
24. Re: Fallout New Vegas Xbox DLC Announced Nov 17, 2010, 14:10 Nighthawk
 
How was Alpha Protocol? I keep eyeballing it for PS3.
As for the DLC, everyone knows that it'll come out for PC / PS3 at somepoint.

/laughed at the "Victim" being a PC gamer...so true.
 
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News Comments > Blizzard's "Diablo-Related Concept for Consoles"
14. Re: Blizzard's Nov 16, 2010, 02:00 Nighthawk
 
Well it's Blizzard, so we have nothing to worry about...I'm intrigued though...
We as in PC gamers that is
 
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News Comments > Retailers Versus Steam?
81. Re: Retailers Versus Steam? Nov 11, 2010, 16:49 Nighthawk
 
The trending aside, it's interesting to note the lack of names of these people and where they stand in the food chain...
It could be some low level schmuck spouting off.

That being said, I'm not seeing any problem with the digital system competition, a few choices away, D2D, Impulse, Steam, EADM and GFW:L ?
Doesn't seem like any more of a monopoly than usual in this business...

I do enjoy that last line (in the headline) B&M stores, they could give a coiling fart about the PC market...as I watch the PC section in EB shrink year after year...
Oh...and why am I paying the same price for a Box / DVD as for a download lacking shipping and packaging???
 
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News Comments > Game Sales Figures
15. Re: Game Sales Figures Oct 16, 2010, 15:38 Nighthawk
 
I look at that comment and think you're looking at this the way I do...
We're the old school, back when we had games like Wasteland, long, big, thought out, reasonable graphics.
Then yes, the rock star bit...but some deserved it, ID software will always be a legend, cutting edge stuff with quake & doom.
Then we've been getting smaller games, had free "DLC" taken away and micro transactions becoming bigger.
I would say it's a trend away from the love to the money.

An example of such is down the page a bit....
The Controversial Saga Of The Zombie Massage Makers.
-shortened because it's being rejected as too long-
 
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News Comments > 12 Million WoW Subscribers
33. Re: 12 Million WoW Subscribers Oct 7, 2010, 14:35 Nighthawk
 
It's funny to read the comments of people who are so out of touch with reality they are making up reasons proving deception...
Unique CC's isn't an accurate measure because you can have one CC paying for multiple accounts and still have 2 players (like parent / child players, or spouse players).
Gold farmers probably make up a decent number, but when they get banned they aren't active, read the description.
Active accounts and new purchase accounts are included.

Darks - proof (of lying numbers) or you're just trolling, just sayin...
 
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News Comments > Still No Medal of Honor on U.S. Bases
6. Re: Still No Medal of Honor on U.S. Bases Oct 6, 2010, 12:18 Nighthawk
 
This really only affects deployed troops, since anyone back home can just go to best buy or wherever and pick it up retail...or digitally.
And realistically, if someone in KAF wants it bad enough, it will get delivered there.
 
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News Comments > Team 17 Goes Digital-Only
6. Re: Team 17 Goes Digital-Only Aug 30, 2010, 16:59 Nighthawk
 
With all the going digital (which I am half against, I like my CD/DVD's) trends, has anyone noticed if the prices have been affected??
No mass production, no printed booklets, box, shipping..should seriously drop the purchasing price.
(away for quick check, steam vs best buy online)
Well, $10 less on Fallout 3 GOTY, and $10 MORE on Just Cause 2.
I'll let the details speak for themselves
 
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News Comments > On Portal 2's Dropped Competitive Multiplayer
26. Re: On Portal 2's Dropped Competitive Multiplayer Aug 30, 2010, 16:52 Nighthawk
 
Complaining about the lack of realism and then quoting mythbusters isn't really helping your case much.
Name a competitive Valve game where the bullets go exactly where you aim them, damage isn't determined by a random number generator, and who hit whom isn't determined by a complex algorithm designed to compensate for ping.
Has nothing to do with drop rates, even the best marksman cannot hit the same location of a target with a single round.
Translate that into CS scenarios...
Movement, weight, heart rate, breathing, all affect where a round will hit, even a stationary shooter and target.
Long range shots (200m and more) are affected my wind.
If I was going to say anything I would say that valve is MORE realistic than the others.
 
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News Comments > On Portal 2's Dropped Competitive Multiplayer
10. Re: On Portal 2's Dropped Competitive Multiplayer Aug 27, 2010, 15:17 Nighthawk
 
All that being said...where do you think the money is made, on the 10% (probably high) of market that is competive gaming of the 90% of casual gamers looking for entertainment.
I would invest in the latter, the numbers don't lie.
 
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News Comments > On Portal 2's Dropped Competitive Multiplayer
9. Re: On Portal 2's Dropped Competitive Multiplayer Aug 27, 2010, 15:09 Nighthawk
 
So I'm guessing when he's not trolling the blues forums he's a weapons expert (NO bullets go where they aim, except maybe sniper rifles, mostly) and reversed engineered all of valves games...

How's YOUR game doing? Because valves has 129,126 people playing CS, CS:S, TF2, legally, according to steam's "Current Players" number, not counting the losers that play pirated versions.

Maybe you should step up before taking someone else down
 
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News Comments > NVIDIA StarCraft II Trial
18. Re: NVIDIA StarCraft II Trail Offer Aug 5, 2010, 15:43 Nighthawk
 
I'll toss my guest passes into the mix
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For starcraft, if you want a wow one, hit me up here and I'll send a recruit a friend invite.

heh...trail
 
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News Comments > Total Annihilation on Impulse
9. Re: Total Annihilation on Impulse Mar 4, 2010, 18:25 Nighthawk
 
What about all the old units that were released and withdrawn (there used to be a unit a week)  
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News Comments > BioShock 2 Widescreen Patch Tomorrow
1. Re: BioShock 2 Widescreen Patch Tomorrow Feb 22, 2010, 17:49 Nighthawk
 
Seriously? A brand new cutting edge game didn't come with widescreen?
it's not like it's new technology!
 
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News Comments > Missile Command Movie Plans?
3. Re: Missile Command Movie Plans? Feb 20, 2010, 15:19 Nighthawk
 
to be directed by Uwe Boll, if luck would have it...
/wishes
 
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News Comments > Blomkamp on District 9 Video Game Prospects
1. Re: Blomkamp on District 9 Video Game Prospects Jan 7, 2010, 12:13 Nighthawk
 
We need more people like this, want to make video games because they LOVE video games, look at the classics, the good games were made by those who love...and it shows.
Or at least thats how it seemed...

/we'll ignore daikatana
//not that I'm doubting that exists now, just less
 
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