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1. Hitboxes Jul 13, 2016, 20:12 Creston
 
So why the hell were they not matching before??

Oh wait, don't tell me. Console players? (or more accurately called: controller players.)

 
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News Comments > Overwatch 21:9 Support Follow-up
30. Re: Overwatch 21:9 Support Follow-up Jul 13, 2016, 16:46 Creston
 
ForgedReality wrote on Jul 13, 2016, 14:10:
Razumen wrote on Jul 13, 2016, 12:34:
Creston wrote on Jul 13, 2016, 12:17:
ForgedReality wrote on Jul 13, 2016, 10:35:
21:9 is dumb because it's too fucking short.

But... but... it's just as tall as a 16:9 monitor? (relatively)

Thus the ratio 16:9 -- 21:9...

I guess they don't look as "cool" as widescreen, but I do kinda miss the 4:3 days...

Actually, they used "21:9" because it sounds cooler to consumers than "7:3". Bigger numbers == better, right? RIGHT?!

4K HOMIE! (Rather than 2160p)
FOUR EFFING KAY!
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 13, 2016, 12:24 Creston
 
KTR wrote on Jul 12, 2016, 13:57:
Verno wrote on Jul 12, 2016, 13:05:
Not great so far outside of some Sennheiser headphones but certainly better than last years "diapers and phone charger salezzz!" affair

Nah. Doesn't beat last year's "drum of industrial lube."

I still have that drum. Getting kinda low though. Was hoping they'd have it on sale again, but no such luck... :-blink-: :-blink-:

So I just bought two new kindles instead.
 
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News Comments > NECROPOLIS Released
6. Re: NECROPOLIS Released Jul 13, 2016, 12:21 Creston
 
I think it looks cool. Too busy with stuff right now, but I may pick it up middle of August.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
1. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Jul 13, 2016, 12:19 Creston
 
For the first time, a Federal judge remembers this really freaking annoying thing called the Constitution.
 
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News Comments > Overwatch 21:9 Support Follow-up
11. Re: Overwatch 21:9 Support Follow-up Jul 13, 2016, 12:17 Creston
 
ForgedReality wrote on Jul 13, 2016, 10:35:
21:9 is dumb because it's too fucking short.

But... but... it's just as tall as a 16:9 monitor? (relatively)
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
21. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Jul 12, 2016, 20:06 Creston
 
descender wrote on Jul 12, 2016, 19:16:
Many people who played this game probably used the epic runes such as "immune to poison" that came pre-placed in your inventory with one of the DLC packs. This basically made a large chunk of the game completely trivial and is at least one reason why you felt that all of the encounters felt the same.

Ahhhh. I was wondering why I had a ton of Epic runes right off the bat...
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
20. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Jul 12, 2016, 20:06 Creston
 
Acleacius wrote on Jul 12, 2016, 15:57:
Creston wrote on Jul 12, 2016, 14:37:
Acleacius wrote on Jul 12, 2016, 13:37:
I never picked up SoM, figured I'd get it at low price one day. I might be wrong but it didn't seem to have any story and was mostly a beat'um up. Sort of like how so many games add challenge levels now Dishonored, Witcher and such. I really hate constantly respawning mobs, it seems the lowest form of development.

Actually, the story is pretty cool so far. Yeah, it's standard "revenge" fare, but the addition of Celebrimbor makes it pretty cool. The cutscenes haven't bored me yet, the way the Crew's cutscenes do. (You want to talk about a god-awful story, look no further than the Crew.)
Cool, I'll give it a try, thanks...Wait what's Crew, the car mmog, The Crew?

Yeah, that The Crew.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
10. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jul 12, 2016, 14:40 Creston
 
"We had a great year! Let's fire 14% of our workforce!"

And corporations wonder why none of their employees have any fucking loyalty to them.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
12. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Jul 12, 2016, 14:37 Creston
 
Acleacius wrote on Jul 12, 2016, 13:37:
I never picked up SoM, figured I'd get it at low price one day. I might be wrong but it didn't seem to have any story and was mostly a beat'um up. Sort of like how so many games add challenge levels now Dishonored, Witcher and such. I really hate constantly respawning mobs, it seems the lowest form of development.

Actually, the story is pretty cool so far. Yeah, it's standard "revenge" fare, but the addition of Celebrimbor makes it pretty cool. The cutscenes haven't bored me yet, the way the Crew's cutscenes do. (You want to talk about a god-awful story, look no further than the Crew.)
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
3. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Jul 12, 2016, 11:55 Creston
 
The settlement with Warner Bros. does not impose any fines or payments but simply orders the studio to [provide] each Influencer with a statement of his or her responsibility" to disclose endorsements clearly and conspicuously in the future.

Yeah, that'll teach 'em. We can be sure they'll NEEEEEEEEEEEEEVER do it again now.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
2. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Jul 12, 2016, 11:29 Creston
 
nin wrote on Jul 12, 2016, 10:40:
Warner paid PewDiePie and other YouTubers to praise Shadow of Mordor.

This thing that was so stupid about this (and Warner not allowing reviews unless they could approve them beforehand) was they had a fantastic game on their hands. There was no need for any of this bullshit, except someone in the company apparently didn't have any faith in the product.



Exactly. Why get roasted on a game that's just genuinely good? I'm playing it right now and having a great time. The map could be larger (it feels more like a large yard than Mordor), and I wish the orcs didn't take 17 hits each to kill, but other than that it's fantastic. Great atmosphere, cool missions, the Nemesis system is awesome (I have an orc captain who is totally gay for me. Keeps calling me "my sweet" as he keeps coming back from the dead.)

I can see doing this on a fairly crappy game, but why on something so good?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 11, 2016, 15:18 Creston
 
GIMME BACK MY SPACE SIMJS!

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 11, 2016, 14:47 Creston
 
Beamer wrote on Jul 11, 2016, 14:25:
Mashiki Amiketo wrote on Jul 11, 2016, 10:20:
Killer Kane wrote on Jul 11, 2016, 10:17:
That 7/11 site gave me cancer

Enjoy the 'snapchat' generation.

People say that as if we're not the generation that gave us Angelfire/Geocities sites, The Hampster Dance, Hello My Future Girlfriend, and Tom Green movies.

ALL OF WHICH WERE AWESOME!!!

Admit it, Beamer, you just secretly yearn to be a Millenial.
 
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News Comments > Just Cause 3 MP Mod Halted
6. Re: Just Cause 3 MP Mod Halted Jul 11, 2016, 13:15 Creston
 
JC3 was a huge disappointment. MP would have been cool, but oh well.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
30. Re: Op Ed Jul 10, 2016, 21:15 Creston
 
I'm not sure I understand even the core premise here.

To paraphrase a famous Vorlon ambassador "The river's course is set. It is too late for the pebbles to vote."

12 professional reviewers would literally be a drop in the Amazon river, so I'm not sure what kind of effect he thinks it would have. And in the end, what would Valve/Steam get out of their 1.2 million dollar extra payroll? What benefit is it to them.

If people would actually READ the reviews, rather than just go by the binary choice up thumbs up or thumbs down, this wouldn't be an issue. The minority troll or shill or competitor bad reviews are a minority and drowned in the much larger group of useful reviews.

But of course, people don't really even read reviews, they just see the "87% says this sucks" number and go from there. Which the paid professional reviewers wouldn't do jack shit to counter.

So, in summary, people are fucking stupid.

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News Comments > Saturday Mobilization
7. Dead bodies Jul 9, 2016, 17:15 Creston
 
Gotta catch 'em all!
 
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News Comments > Windows Gaming Survey
26. Re: Windows Gaming Survey Jul 9, 2016, 14:45 Creston
 
Mashiki Amiketo wrote on Jul 9, 2016, 08:38:
Think the smallest HDD size they still manufacture is either 150GB or 250GB both in single platter configurations. Which of course is funny, because I sadly remember when I got my first 250MB HDD(first new desktop our family got had a quantum 40MB HDD in it though) and thought I'd never fill it, then 1TB a few years later.

Hehe. My very first PC (that I bought together with my dad) had a 53MB HD in it. When it got full (Wing Commander plus speech pack was like 30MB!!!) we took it back to the store, and they let us upgrade to a 127MB HD. When we came home with it, we both agreed we "would never fill that."

127MB.
 
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News Comments > Windows Gaming Survey
25. Re: Windows Gaming Survey Jul 9, 2016, 14:44 Creston
 
Bub wrote on Jul 9, 2016, 08:01:
Given MS's behavior the last few years post Bill, I am pretty cynical as to what ends they will put this input.

A month from now they will release a statement that says "After going through hundreds of thousands of replies, one thing became overwhelmingly clear: Xbox One is the most favored gaming system in the world, and everything PC gamers want is already included in our magnificent console!"

And that will literally be it.


 
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News Comments > Windows Gaming Survey
19. Re: Windows Gaming Survey Jul 9, 2016, 01:24 Creston
 
Quite enjoyed filling that out. Too bad they're all tone-deaf and retarded at MS anyway.
 
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