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Signed On Oct 13, 2002, 02:16
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News Comments > Space Hulk Ascension Dark Angels Expansion
1. Re: Space Hulk Ascension Dark Angels Expansion Apr 15, 2015, 22:35 Overon
 
I thought that the developer went of of business...  
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News Comments > Ship Ahoy - Mortal Kombat X
16. Re: Linux? Apr 14, 2015, 18:30 Overon
 
Don't buy games on day one. Don't preorder games.  
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News Comments > Steamship Ahoy - DARK SOULS II: Scholar of the First Sin
6. Re: Steamship Ahoy - DARK SOULS II: Scholar of the First Sin Apr 2, 2015, 18:04 Overon
 
They are reselling the version of the game with DX11 graphics they promised in the initial release with some different item and enemy placement and more text descriptions. And the graphics especially the shadows and lighting are still not quite what they showed in 2013. Also with graphics mods like GEDOSATO, you largely get the "better graphics" already in the DX9 version. To show you how much they give a shit, they are splitting the community between the DX11 and the DX9 version because those are not multiplayer compatible. They are largely just reselling the game. Oh did I mention that the single player save games are also not compatible and you have to start a new character? You need a chart to keep track of what you get and how much the "upgrade" costs based on what you bought previously. Fuck em.

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News Comments > The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Game Length
58. Re: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Game Length Apr 1, 2015, 10:41 Overon
 
Creston wrote on Apr 1, 2015, 09:14:
Overon wrote on Apr 1, 2015, 06:34:
When a dev gives you a number about how long their game is, take it with a grain of salt. History has shown that they tend to exaggerate.

True, but it goes by degrees. When a dev says their game is 12 hours, it usually turns out to be 6-8 hours. When a dev says their game is 200 hours, in my experience it's usually around or over the 100 hour mark. So it's still a huge game by any measure.
Agreed...as long as the exaggerations are proportional.
 
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News Comments > The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Game Length
54. Re: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Game Length Apr 1, 2015, 06:34 Overon
 
When a dev gives you a number about how long their game is, take it with a grain of salt. History has shown that they tend to exaggerate.  
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News Comments > Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin Pricing & Specs
6. Re: Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin Pricing & Specs Mar 28, 2015, 12:07 Overon
 
Does this include all the DLC with better graphics? That's buying the game again really.  
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
30. Re: Morning Interviews Mar 26, 2015, 18:20 Overon
 
I heard it has high res prerendered background, that's why it's so big.  
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News Comments > The Witcher 3 Day One Patch & Other Details Revealed
21. Re: The Witcher 3 Day One Patch & Other Details Revealed Mar 21, 2015, 11:42 Overon
 
This is a translation originally written in German from a gaming rag which got access to play so they could write a story. Special access has a tendency to result in positive previews. How many previews have you read that were negative?

Who is the journalist that wrote this and how is their history with presenting facts with honesty? Those are the questions you should ask and be skeptical (which does not mean cynical).

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News Comments > Newell on Half-Life
3. Re: Newell on Half-Life Mar 18, 2015, 09:39 Overon
 
Shitloads of money is coming from other things, why burden yourself with meeting the impossible expectations of Half Life 3?  
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News Comments > Steam EU Refunds Now Available [Updated]
10. Re: Steam EU Refunds Now Available Mar 18, 2015, 09:38 Overon
 
Can you actually waive your rights away in EU like that? Don't we have some people with legal training that can tell us on these boards?  
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News Comments > Steam Gift Restrictions Tighten
28. Re: Steam Gift Restrictions Tighten Mar 12, 2015, 17:35 Overon
 
Is this only for gifts or for region based non gifts like buying a foreign region key and then activating it through VPN and then playing from your actual region?  
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News Comments > The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Video
12. Re: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Video Mar 7, 2015, 18:41 Overon
 
They need to show a proper working PC version. You show the console version when you think it's the furthest along.  
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News Comments > Unreal Engine 4 Cinematic
13. Re: Unreal Engine 4 Cinematic Mar 6, 2015, 17:53 Overon
 
Wow and the video description said that all of that was rendered at 30 FPS. 30 FPS, that's better than the 24 FPS in theaters. Yay!  
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News Comments > Dragon Age: Inquisition Patch 5 Will Add Party Storage; Mouselook
15. Re: Dragon Age: Inquisition Patch 5 Will Add Party Storage; Mouselook Mar 3, 2015, 06:52 Overon
 
InBlack wrote on Mar 3, 2015, 02:42:
Mouselook! Good work. It's only 2015!
Agreed. It's embarrassing to think that a major developer could not do better on the PC. Goes to show you how much of a priority the PC port is and was. It's going to be a "beta" feature now. Oooo. Hard not to be sarcastic.
 
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News Comments > how do you Do It?
24. Re: how do you Do It? Mar 1, 2015, 16:16 Overon
 
NKD wrote on Mar 1, 2015, 03:32:
Uhhhh I thought this was obvious.

1) Find someone you like.
2) Ask if they want to combine naughty bits with you.
3) If yes, then do so. If no, purchase chloroform.

From there I think it's self explanatory.
You can purchase all the chloroform you want. But what good is it if you don't use it? You need a use step.

P.S. It goes without saying that this is strictly a joke and I do not endorse chloforming other people, unless they give you explicit consent.
 
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News Comments > how do you Do It?
7. Re: how do you Do It? Feb 28, 2015, 14:34 Overon
 
This game is the result of abstinence only sex education... We need comprehensive sex education.  
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News Comments > DARK SOULS II: Scholar of the First Sin Trailer
2. Re: DARK SOULS II: Scholar of the First Sin Trailer Feb 28, 2015, 10:10 Overon
 
This is a trailer?  
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News Comments > Resident Evil 2 Co-op Apology
10. Re: Resident Evil 2 Co-op Apology Feb 27, 2015, 19:07 Overon
 
What a huge fuck up. How do you fail to communicate what's in your game properly? Goes to show you how much effort has been put into the title for the PC.  
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News Comments > Warhammer 40,000: Dark Nexus Arena Announced
9. Re: Warhammer 40,000: Dark Nexus Arena Announced Feb 26, 2015, 07:01 Overon
 
Does Game Workshop have some kind of shovelware quota? Can't they get some bidds from more established developers? Once in a while Games Workshop you gotta license your stuff to someone who can competently do something worthwhile with it.

Things to avoid: A mobile plants vs zombies clone from a dev who already made a plants vs zombies and just switched out some sprites.
Or a developer with no track record.
Wake up.

A fan of 40K.
 
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News Comments > GTA5 PC Delay
65. Re: GTA5 PC Delay Feb 24, 2015, 21:16 Overon
 
Another high quality polished PC port is coming from Rockstar. This time for realsies!  
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