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Real Name Drew Vogel   
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Nickname VogelAP
Email drew@drewvogel.com
ICQ 5172740
Description Runs with knives.
Homepage http://www.drewvogel.com
Signed On Nov 22, 1999, 13:38
Total Comments 116 (Novice)
User ID 1409
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
31. Re: Early Access Release Unreleased May 26, 2016, 13:14 VogelAP
 
If you're looking for thin "readers", check out http://www.thinoptics.com -- they have a nice set for sale pretty cheap, and as you're checking out, they will offer you additional sets at a discount. Worth it if you just need cheaters and not full prescription eyewear. Here's my referral link for 15% off and free shipping (I don't get anything if you use it): http://bit.ly/256h4Ff  
-drew
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. Re: Early Access Release Unreleased May 24, 2016, 15:43 VogelAP
 
I had LASIK many years ago (2001!) and I was nervous as well. But the results were well worth any anxiety! I love it and would do it again... http://www.drewvogel.com/2001/06/28/our-experience-with-laser-vision-correction/  
-drew
www.drewvogel.com
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News Comments > Star Citizen's Discount Package for Backers
4. Re: Early Access Release Unreleased Feb 12, 2016, 09:54 VogelAP
 
Yawn. Don't care. They've gotten all the money from me that they will.  
-drew
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News Comments > Early Access Release Unreleased
6. Re: Early Access Release Unreleased Sep 3, 2014, 09:03 VogelAP
 
"as neither Valve nor developer SuperCrit has not responded to their questions about this" -- double negative.  
-drew
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News Comments > Star Citizen at $50 Million; New Commercial
31. Re: Star Citizen at $50 Million; New Commercial Aug 16, 2014, 17:21 VogelAP
 
Raise your hand if you're tired of seeing it raise money, and are ready to see tangible, playable results (instead of "commercials"). Yeah, it's wonderful that it's the universe's most successful Kickstarter and all, but ... isn't it time to produce something actually playable and fun? Nothing I've see so far -- NOTHING -- indicates that this will be fun. A hanger to walk around in? Yawn.

<raises hand>
 
-drew
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 21, 2014, 09:07 VogelAP
 
What desert are you going to? Will you take your dessert with you to the desert?  
-drew
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News Comments > Blackwell Deception Free
2. Re: Blackwell Deception Free Oct 31, 2013, 10:29 VogelAP
 
But it's not...

Demand for this vendor's products is too high to be fulfilled at this time. Please contact the vendor directly at http://www.wadjeteyegames.com/
 
-drew
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News Comments > Saints Row IV Steam Preloads
4. Re: Saints Row IV Steam Preloads Aug 16, 2013, 22:29 VogelAP
 
Quite looking forward to playing this one. I really enjoyed SR3, the first I've played in the series.  
-drew
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 5, 2013, 12:15 VogelAP
 
nin wrote on Jun 5, 2013, 09:56:
Have you considered chipping the dogs (or perhaps already done it)? I've come close a couple of times for my cats, even though they're inside only, just in case something were to happen...
Excellent advice. My wife, who is a veterinarian, chips all our critters (inside or outside). Also, when any strays come to her office, they scan for chips as a matter of practice.
 
-drew
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News Comments > Darkfall Unholy Wars Launches Using New Steam Subscription Service
1. Re: Darkfall Unholy Wars Launches Using New Steam Subscription Service Apr 25, 2013, 15:49 VogelAP
 
I find the name "Subscription Plans" to be a little confusing for what is, essentially, a subscription plan.

Why not just come out and name it what it is!? Why all the mumbo-jumbo!?1?
 
-drew
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News Comments > Bethesda Unveils The Evil Within
40. Re: Bethesda Unveils The Evil Within Apr 19, 2013, 16:04 VogelAP
 
I make my own barbed wire. Does that make me an evil person?  
-drew
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News Comments > The 7th Guest 3 Announced
4. Re: The 7th Guest 3 Announced Mar 7, 2013, 09:39 VogelAP
 
Frijoles wrote on Mar 7, 2013, 09:29:
VogelAP wrote on Mar 7, 2013, 09:24:
I was pleasantly surprised to see this game _not_ associated with KickStarter!

Maybe it changed, but Blue's post says at the end they're going to start one next month.
Shoot. I missed that line in the original post. Dammit.
 
-drew
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News Comments > The 7th Guest 3 Announced
2. Re: The 7th Guest 3 Announced Mar 7, 2013, 09:24 VogelAP
 
I've probably got the original CD and box from 7th Guest and 11th Hour, too... I remember that one of them came with a special videotape (!) "Making Of".

I was pleasantly surprised to see this game _not_ associated with KickStarter!
 
-drew
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News Comments > Guild Wars 2 Stress Test Next Week
44. Re: Guild Wars 2 Stress Test Next Week Jun 25, 2012, 22:16 VogelAP
 
Tonight, I got a phone call from the local GameStop where I had pre-ordered Guild Wars 2. The girl on the phone told me that GW2's release date, which was supposed to be 2012-06-26 was pushed back, with no replacement date published.

Now, GameStop's pages say 2012-12-31 as the release date! I'm hoping that's just a place-holder date, but... wow. Just wow.

Yikes.
 
-drew
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News Comments > Diablo III Patched
19. Re: Diablo III Patched Jun 1, 2012, 12:13 VogelAP
 
Does the patch address the 3007 errors that boot us off the game every 15-20 minutes?

Those 3007 errors suck.
 
-drew
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
22. Re: Out of the Blue May 21, 2012, 09:55 VogelAP
 
Blue... Add a reminder to your Outlook (or whatever) calendar to change those smoke detector batteries. If it's important enough to remember, it's important enough not to forget!

D3: I bought two copies (one for me, one for DrWendy) and we're enjoying the game EXCEPT for being kicked off every so (too) often. That is ASTOUNDINGLY frustrating!
 
-drew
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News Comments > Angry Birds Space and Demo Released
15. Re: Angry Birds Space and Demo Released Mar 23, 2012, 09:53 VogelAP
 
I am somewhat over ANGRY BIRDS. Well, completely over it, really.  
-drew
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News Comments > The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April
20. Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Jan 27, 2012, 09:14 VogelAP
 
Wow... What a great trailer!

Who does those trailers/cinematics? They're amazing.

I remember when I-WAR (INDEPENDENCE WAR) came out and it had a 14-minute rendered opening cinematic. The developers created the entire cinematic -- I remember reading that they'd shut down their development environment and launch (I think) Lightwave before going home at night and letting it render overnight!

ALSO: Blue's article says "anyone who buys The Witcher 2 between now and then [April 17] gets the upgrade for free". Does that include those of us who pre-ordered the game before it was released?
 
-drew
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News Comments > GameStop to Offer Compensation for DX:HR OnLive Coupon Removal
29. Re: GameStop to Offer Compensation for DX:HR OnLive Coupon Removal Aug 29, 2011, 08:46 VogelAP
 
Has anyone actually gone in and gotten their giftcard and stuff?

EDIT TO ADD: I stopped by GameStop during lunch today and was given a $50 gift card and a buy-two-get-one-free deal. I took in my original register receipt and the printed email I received from GameStop. The clerk handled it immediately.

I used part of the $50 gift card to pre-purchase the TeamICO collection (PS3) that comes out in a month or so...

This comment was edited on Aug 29, 2011, 15:06.
 
-drew
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News Comments > GameStop to Offer Compensation for DX:HR OnLive Coupon Removal
17. Re: GameStop to Offer Compensation for DX:HR OnLive Coupon Removal Aug 26, 2011, 20:10 VogelAP
 
I bought mine at GameStop and was surprised that it didn't include the OnLive code. I think they're taking a reasonable step.  
-drew
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