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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
3. Re: Evening Mobilization May 10, 2017, 08:59 Creston
 
Every phone will go to a full glass front, as that's "the new thing."

The problem with the S8 is that the ENTIRE phone is covered in glass. Front, sides and back.
 
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
1. Re: Evening Mobilization May 9, 2017, 21:42 Creston
 
Yep. I got one from work, and it DEFINITELY needs a good, strong case if you're at all prone to dropping phones.
 
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News Comments > Assassin's Creed Origins Revealed via Leak?
1. Re: Assassin's Creed Origins Revealed via Leak? May 9, 2017, 21:37 Creston
 
? I read about it being set in Egypt and saw screenshots somewhere a few weeks ago. Not sure why Eurogamer thinks it's massive news.

In any case, Egypt could be very cool. Apparently there's very little Assassins vs Templars around either. Maybe they'll finally ditch the BS modern world crap too.

 
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News Comments > New BioWare IP Delayed
3. Re: New BioWare IP Delayed May 9, 2017, 21:36 Creston
 
ZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzz....


Wake me when you guys go back to making actually great games.
 
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News Comments > Truck Simulators Getting Bigger Rigs
13. Re: Truck Simulators Getting Bigger Rigs May 9, 2017, 11:44 Creston
 
The Half Elf wrote on May 8, 2017, 20:08:
Creston wrote on May 8, 2017, 10:32:
I may reinstall just to drive with those double-trailers. Because it seems absolutely IMPOSSIBLE to reverse a rig like that...

I deal with quite a few trailers at Amazon, and I've yet to see someone try to back one up.

I've seen a few drivers have some marginal success with it, but typically it's a "line everything up right, then drive backwards very, very carefully, and reset about every 10 feet."
 
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News Comments > Stellaris Turns One: Digital Anniversary Edition and Free Portrait Pack Released
1. Re: Stellaris Turns One: Digital Anniversary Edition and Free Portrait Pack Released May 9, 2017, 11:36 Creston
 
To celebrate, they announce a Digital Anniversary Edition of the game which bundles the game and its three expansions.

Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet! Been holding off on buying it because there was no bundled version.

Edit : Oh, it's literally just buying all the individual packs at once and paying the same price. Eh.

 
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News Comments > Into the Black
3. Re: Into the Black May 8, 2017, 22:09 Creston
 
Gotta admit, that trailer definitely has me looking forward to it.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
1. Re: On Sale May 8, 2017, 22:05 Creston
 
It's not as good as Dragonfall, but Hong Kong is still an excellent RPG. Well recommended.
 
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News Comments > Truck Simulators Getting Bigger Rigs
2. Re: Truck Simulators Getting Bigger Rigs May 8, 2017, 10:32 Creston
 
I may reinstall just to drive with those double-trailers. Because it seems absolutely IMPOSSIBLE to reverse a rig like that...
 
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News Comments > etc.
4. Re: etc. May 7, 2017, 21:21 Creston
 
"Were not a police force," he said. "This is a code of conduct. Member companies will be signing on to this. I dont see that we need to be more big brother than that. Were the only industry association that requires compliance to such a high degree... I find this to be a banner day for the industry, and Im really proud our members are willing to sign up for this."

Oooh lookithowamazingweare!

How are none of you fuckers in jail for this, since you're essentially committing fraud?

 
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News Comments > Saturday Legal Briefs
6. Alternative headline May 7, 2017, 14:03 Creston
 
Corp beancounters can't be bothered to do their jobs right.
 
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News Comments > Prey Released
33. Re: Prey Released May 6, 2017, 12:31 Creston
 
Dacote wrote on May 6, 2017, 10:43:
Creston wrote on May 5, 2017, 22:38:
Quinn wrote on May 5, 2017, 16:54:
Creston wrote on May 5, 2017, 16:28:
Does it have 50 seconds of unskippable intro videos again? Does it feel the need to rebuild the shader cache on 7 out of 10 random start-ups?

Yeah remove those intro vids. Problem solved. No startup issues. Game runs flawlessly. You're in (edit: as in, PLAYING) within 15 secs on an SSD.

Alright, at least that works. In Dishonored 2 the videos are nowhere to be found (to be deleted.) :\
has fix for removing intro videos
https://pcgamingwiki.com/wiki/Dishonored_2

Sweet, thanks! I'd seen the first fix (replace the videos with some empty ones downloaded from TrustUsWe'reNotShady.com) and didn't want to risk it, but apparently someone did finally find the command line argument to skip them.

Overall commentary on this game seems to be wildly positive, so I'll pick it up this summer.
 
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News Comments > Prey Released
29. Re: Prey Released May 5, 2017, 22:38 Creston
 
Quinn wrote on May 5, 2017, 16:54:
Creston wrote on May 5, 2017, 16:28:
Does it have 50 seconds of unskippable intro videos again? Does it feel the need to rebuild the shader cache on 7 out of 10 random start-ups?

Yeah remove those intro vids. Problem solved. No startup issues. Game runs flawlessly. You're in (edit: as in, PLAYING) within 15 secs on an SSD.

Alright, at least that works. In Dishonored 2 the videos are nowhere to be found (to be deleted.) :\
 
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News Comments > Prey Released
19. Re: Prey Released May 5, 2017, 16:28 Creston
 
Does it have 50 seconds of unskippable intro videos again? Does it feel the need to rebuild the shader cache on 7 out of 10 random start-ups?
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
9. Re: Morning Tech Bits May 5, 2017, 15:11 Creston
 
NewMaxx wrote on May 5, 2017, 14:25:
The truth is people don't overclock properly.

Yep, that totally explains why people who don't overclock see the exact same issue. I'm glad you figured that out for them.

This comment was edited on May 5, 2017, 15:22.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
8. K stands for Ka-Ching May 5, 2017, 15:10 Creston
 
Which is the sound an Intel Exec makes every time they tell you to go fuck yourself with your i7-7700K issues.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
2. Re: Morning Consolidation May 5, 2017, 15:08 Creston
 
jdreyer wrote on May 5, 2017, 13:38:
PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds developer already looking to port the game to Xbox One.

Maybe focus on finishing the game first? You've already made enough money to retire on.

Wtf

Why would he finish it? It's already made enough money for him to retire on. Finishing the game for those who've already paid for it doesn't bring in any extra cash. Porting it, otoh, is an entirely fresh new revenue stream, so he can retire in style.

That said, why port it to the Xbone? Why not port it to the PS4?
 
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News Comments > Where Does a 12M Member Crew Hang Out?
1. Re: Where Does a 12M Member Crew Hang Out? May 5, 2017, 15:06 Creston
 
I'm going to guess about 10 million of those are from the many "Get it for free!" giveaways they've done.

Even so, it's a fun game. The map is fantastic and is really the big drawing point. It's cool to drive around, and they did really well on the snow driving physics (not so much on the normal ones), so it's a ton of fun to drift through the Rockies. (which, for some reason, start about 3 miles West of Chicago...)

The story is truly god-awful, but just skip the cutscenes and do the missions, and most of the challenges are quite fun, as are some of the achievements. (NY to LA in, I believe, 45 minutes is a cool one to try to get.)
 
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News Comments > Galactic Civilizations III: Crusade Launches
1. Re: Galactic Civilizations III: Crusade Launches May 4, 2017, 22:31 Creston
 
So... this, or Stellaris + Utopia?
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
15. Re: Morning Legal Briefs May 4, 2017, 18:39 Creston
 
Beamer wrote on May 4, 2017, 16:13:
It isn't stealing because technically AMD and Nvidia didn't lose anything. Plus, those Chinese companies were probably planning to buy them, but wanted to test them out, first. They'll probably still buy it when AMD and Nvidia drop the price low enough, I mean, if Steam does a sale on those manufacturing secrets for, say, $5, the Chinese companies would be all over it, and therefore it's 100% ok.


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