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News Comments > Deus Ex Mankind Divided Patch Adds DX12
30. Re: Deus Ex Mankind Divided Patch Adds DX12 Sep 12, 2016, 21:49 Creston
 
Vall Forran wrote on Sep 9, 2016, 19:59:
Anyone else notice that David Sarif's voice is off? It's like they replaced him with the most silly sounding voice actor I've ever heard of. Other than that and the weird lip syncing, this game is amaze-balls.

Edit: grammar.

It's a different voice actor, yes.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
33. Re: Steam Top 10 Sep 12, 2016, 15:33 Creston
 
nin wrote on Sep 12, 2016, 09:56:
Creston wrote on Sep 12, 2016, 09:52:
My final time spent was 54 hours, and I'm pretty sure I didn't find everything. (especially Breach software and triangle codes, I'm still missing a lot of those.)


Since you finished: One the story wraps up, does the game finish immediately (and you have to start NG+) or can you explore post story?

Thanks!


No, it ends. Goes back to menu afterward. Twice during the game you get a warning that proceeding will kill all side missions, so do not ignore those warnings
 
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News Comments > Sunday Consolidation
22. Re: Sunday Consolidation Sep 12, 2016, 09:55 Creston
 
Final nail in the coffin for Xbone? Really? Most people seem pretty underwhelmed with the Neo, so now they're waiting to see what Scorpio is going to deliver. I think MS is feeling pretty damn good right now.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
21. Re: Steam Top 10 Sep 12, 2016, 09:52 Creston
 
I finally finished it yesterday and (spoilers) I really don't understand the "it ends after 3/4 of the game!" complaints. The story really starts with the bombing of the Prague station, and by the end of it, you've found who did it, and stopped the passage of the Human Restoration Act, which was a major threat to Augmented citizens, and a major goal of the Illuminati.

What where all these players expecting, that you were going to roll in and take out Morgan Everett and Bob Page and Joseph Manderley??


All in all, I think it's a great game. It's a slightly smaller scope than HR, but still far reaching, the story is good, the missions are fun, the levels are great, the combat is good, the sneaking is good. It's a worthy entry in the Deus Ex series.

My final time spent was 54 hours, and I'm pretty sure I didn't find everything. (especially Breach software and triangle codes, I'm still missing a lot of those.)

 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
14. Re: Morning Safety Dance Sep 10, 2016, 15:05 Creston
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Sep 9, 2016, 21:20:
What I really wonder though is whether quantum computers are actually compatible hardware or if it's really a whole new platform, like the difference between "cell" and "x86-64" aka, absolutely 100% different architecture, with different compilers and drivers and everything.

It is completely different.

Or can a quantum CPU work like a regular x86-64 ?

Nope. They do completely different things. Or rather I should say, they are both good at completely different things. (caveat: For now. No idea what the future holds, but for now quantum computing works along totally different lines and concepts than regular PCs.)

Is there any chance we'll see hybrid CPU's that have a normal and quantum CPU ?

Ehhhh... I guess theoretically you could probably make something that has both, but it's not as if they'd be working together. You'd basically have a case that is both a PC and a QC that you can work individually. I'm not sure there'd ever really be a point to it.


 
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News Comments > BioShock: The Collection PC Upgrades Detailed
20. Re: BioShock: The Collection PC Upgrades Detailed Sep 10, 2016, 13:57 Creston
 
Retired wrote on Sep 10, 2016, 11:57:
Creston wrote on Sep 9, 2016, 21:01:
Turns out I have the first Bioshock as a separate physical game, and the other 2 on Steam. I'm probably shit out of luck to get the Remastered version for free.

Cant you just put your code into Steam? I think that is what I did.

I tried that, it didn't work.
 
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News Comments > BioShock: The Collection PC Upgrades Detailed
17. Re: BioShock: The Collection PC Upgrades Detailed Sep 10, 2016, 09:23 Creston
 
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 9, 2016, 21:31:
If you don't get the copy i wouldn't sweat it.
From what I've seen the pc remastered rereleased version don't look that different from the original, another reason why it's probably free if you own the game (providing you have the receipt of course)

Yeah, that's probably true as well. I've put in a ticket with 2K to see if they can convert my physical copy. We'll see how it goes. Thanks to all who recommended that

 
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News Comments > BioShock: The Collection PC Upgrades Detailed
16. Re: BioShock: The Collection PC Upgrades Detailed Sep 10, 2016, 09:22 Creston
 
Acleacius wrote on Sep 9, 2016, 21:38:
Creston wrote on Sep 9, 2016, 21:01:
Turns out I have the first Bioshock as a separate physical game, and the other 2 on Steam. I'm probably shit out of luck to get the Remastered version for free.
Found it at Humble for just $1 more than the lowest Steam price. I didn't even check those sites, we can't link in case you would rather get it from them.

Thanks man
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
11. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Sep 9, 2016, 21:15 Creston
 
Beamer wrote on Sep 9, 2016, 10:03:
Creston wrote on Sep 9, 2016, 09:35:
Funny. It used to be that if you committed identity theft, you'd just go to jail, but for a banker that's just par for the course, and you just get fired for it?


Oh come on. "Banker?" You're intentionally using a word with one implication - a highly paid white collar wall street worker involved in large transactions that can have a big impact on the economy, to describe bank tellers.

Bank tellers are not bankers. They're retail employees. It requires a high school diploma and pays, on average, $25,000 per year. Acting like they're part of some high powered scheme is insulting, both to them and to those involved in the high powered scheme.


Stop whining, Beamer. 5300 people who worked for a bank were involved in this shit, so I called them "banker" as in "a person who works for the bank." The fact that they were low level asshats makes it even more ridiculous that they didn't go to fucking jail. You try stealing someone's identity and see if you just get fired.

 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
11. Re: Morning Safety Dance Sep 9, 2016, 21:12 Creston
 
NegaDeath wrote on Sep 9, 2016, 19:22:
Ok that's cool and all, but will it run Crysis?

Yes. At 40fps on High.
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
10. Re: Morning Safety Dance Sep 9, 2016, 21:12 Creston
 
ForgedReality wrote on Sep 9, 2016, 15:44:
Is there even any evidence yet that we're any closer to having REAL quantum computing and not just some half-way, faked, bullshit version that isn't really using quantum physics?

There are plenty of reports available on actual quantum computers that currently exist.

I think a lot of people just think of quantum computers as "Like my PC, but a trillion times faster!" which is not what they do/are. (yet. I think that will come probably in 20-30 years.)

But they exist, and they work within the confines of their initial design specification. And there are certain things that they are absurdly faster at than a normal computer.

Now, if you mean proof as in, can we walk up to a place right now and see one, then no. But it would seem kind of silly to assume every single one of these stories are made up. What would be the point of lying about it?
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
1. PS4 mod support Sep 9, 2016, 21:05 Creston
 
Dang, that's a pretty big slap in the face for PS4 owners who initially got promised they'd get mods.

Sony is making just one dumb decision after another these days.
 
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News Comments > BioShock: The Collection PC Upgrades Detailed
3. Re: BioShock: The Collection PC Upgrades Detailed Sep 9, 2016, 21:01 Creston
 
Turns out I have the first Bioshock as a separate physical game, and the other 2 on Steam. I'm probably shit out of luck to get the Remastered version for free.
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
5. Re: Morning Safety Dance Sep 9, 2016, 12:39 Creston
 
Thanks for the link, Cutter.
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
3. Re: Morning Safety Dance Sep 9, 2016, 12:03 Creston
 
China is launching a satellite soon as a test-bed for quantum-safe encryption, so it's likely most other nation-states already have ideas on how to keep encryption safe from quantum computers.

Of course, that type of encryption runs over mil-spec connections, so the normal user will never be able to use it. Once a quantum computer of sufficient capacity (in qubits) has been built, everyone might as well stop encrypting altogether.
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
7. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Sep 9, 2016, 09:35 Creston
 
Funny. It used to be that if you committed identity theft, you'd just go to jail, but for a banker that's just par for the course, and you just get fired for it?

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
15. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 8, 2016, 21:59 Creston
 
jdreyer wrote on Sep 8, 2016, 13:53:
nin wrote on Sep 8, 2016, 09:42:
Creston wrote on Sep 8, 2016, 09:41:
Happy Birthday, Star Trek! If only you weren't being used by CBS in a retarded attempt to draw interest to their BS online service.

Pretty much that, exactly. Fuck cbs...


Wow, so there's no confidence at all that this will be any good?

It could be the greatest Star Trek show of all time, but I'll be well and truly fucked before I'm going to pay whatever they charge for a streaming service that gives me more ads than an actual fucking tv show would.

So the odds of me ever getting to see it are basically zero.

 
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News Comments > Deus Ex Mankind Divided Patch Adds DX12
22. Re: Deus Ex Mankind Divided Patch Adds DX12 Sep 8, 2016, 17:37 Creston
 
Fair enough, obviously, if you took less time to complete it.

I think after 20 hours I hadn't even reported back to Interpol yet after the Dubai mission
 
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News Comments > Deus Ex Mankind Divided Patch Adds DX12
15. Re: Deus Ex Mankind Divided Patch Adds DX12 Sep 8, 2016, 13:24 Creston
 
VaranDragon wrote on Sep 8, 2016, 11:39:
21 hours from start to finish, including the side missions.

Do you people literally just run from one mission to the next and do nothing else whatsoever???

I'm 45 hours in and just made it to the GARM base.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 8, 2016, 09:41 Creston
 
Happy Birthday, Star Trek! If only you weren't being used by CBS in a retarded attempt to draw interest to their BS online service.
 
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