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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 24, 2016, 19:47 Creston
 
Rendition Vérité wrote on Apr 24, 2016, 17:31:
Hi Blue!

First post - I've been lurking since '96!

It's a great night for GOT fans. Enjoy!

Welcome
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 24, 2016, 19:46 Creston
 
And my friends who read the books are the most adamant about not watching, as they basically hate it.

Well yeah. They know they will never to finish the story, unlike the TV watchers.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
17. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 24, 2016, 14:55 Creston
 
nin wrote on Apr 23, 2016, 23:23:
Retired wrote on Apr 23, 2016, 22:15:
Being from Minnesota.....I can officially say that I am anti Prince (and I "liked" his music). It has taken over this ridiculous state.......I am over him/it. Let us move on please. I don't need Prince on repeat on EVERYFUCKINGSTATIONANDCHANNEL.

If people cared 10% as much about important shit as they do this fuck.......world would be a better place.


He never meant to cause you any sorrow

He never meant to cause you any pain...




 
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News Comments > New Borderlands Confirmed
25. Re: New Borderlands Confirmed Apr 23, 2016, 13:20 Creston
 
Wallshadows wrote on Apr 22, 2016, 20:10:
I didn't play much of the first Borderlands so I don't know how it stacked up to the second title in regards to the writing quality of Mikey Neumann but Anthony Burch really made the second title an amazing treat.

The story in the 2nd one was ten times better than the first one...
 
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News Comments > New Borderlands Confirmed
24. Re: New Borderlands Confirmed Apr 23, 2016, 13:20 Creston
 
Cool, but they need to shake the gameplay up. More powers to use, more different builds, and please do something about the "billions of guns!" shit that means you use the same five guns over and over, just with minor little stat changes on them.

And for the love of God, fix your fucking drop rates. The sad thing about BL2 was that it HAD dozens of really cool guns, but nobody ever saw them because they were rare Legendaries, and thus they dropped like 0.00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000001%.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Legal Briefs
1. Re: Saturday Legal Briefs Apr 23, 2016, 13:14 Creston
 
Feds: "We were thwarted in our bullshit attempts to completely and utterly destroy every last shred of privacy that existed, but don't worry, we'll try again soon, and we'll keep trying until we succeed.

Sincerely Fucking You Over,
- your government agents."


 
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News Comments > Saturday Previews
1. Re: Saturday Previews Apr 23, 2016, 13:08 Creston
 
Been playing the Mirror's Edge beta, and it's really, really good. Movement feels just as great as the first one, except now you can run virtually everywhere, combat has been massively improved (it was my biggest worry, and I feel they really did a great job on it. Maybe lasts a little too long in some cases where you go up against 2 or 3 guards, but that's probably also because I'm not very good at the big takedown moves yet), and there's tons of stuff to collect and missions to do etc.

The city looks fantastic (haven't seen it at night yet, unfortunately), though beware that by default motion blur is on which really should just be called the "Make Everything Look Like Shit" filter. It blurs even when there's no motion. Turn it off, and everything is sharp and crisp and just nice.

I like the upgrade system, love the movement, enjoy the combat. I was heavily on the fence about it, but I'm definitely getting it now. If you liked the first one but wished there were more places/levels for you to run through, I can't see why you wouldn't like this one.
 
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News Comments > Battleborn Open Beta by the Numbers
6. Re: Battleborn Open Beta by the Numbers Apr 23, 2016, 13:03 Creston
 
Sepharo wrote on Apr 23, 2016, 00:28:
Personally, I just need something with a brain on the other side.

Well, that's 95% of the internet out.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
13. Re: Morning Metaverse Apr 22, 2016, 13:24 Creston
 
Wallshadows wrote on Apr 22, 2016, 13:14:
I wonder if it has anything to do with empty box scams.

What do you mean?
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
12. Re: Morning Metaverse Apr 22, 2016, 13:24 Creston
 
jdreyer wrote on Apr 22, 2016, 11:59:
It's not weird. It's exactly how you'd expect a defacto monopoly to operate. "Want to buy the coolest shit? Contribute a Benny to the widows and orphans fund."

Amazon is so far from a monopoly that if they genuinely believed this, they'd need to be committed for delusion. Especially since they're starting with games.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
63. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 22, 2016, 11:20 Creston
 
jimnms wrote on Apr 21, 2016, 21:02:
I'm having internet troubles myself. Everything was fine until last Thursday when another storm came through and knocked trees down on the road my neighborhood branches off from, knocking out power and internet. When it was restored Friday, things haven't been the same.

Downloads for the most part seem unaffected. I haven't tried playing a game yet to see if latency is an issue. I mainly notice it so far with streaming video, whether from Netflix, Amazon or YouTube. It's pretty inconsistent too. Usually if I start a video and it plays at the full HD quality it stays there, but if it starts off on a lower quality it never switches up to a higher one. Refreshing until it starts on HD sometimes works. I gets worse during peak hours (6pm-11pm) and harder to get any kind of HD video streaming going.

I've run speed tests at speedtest.net and also get varying results. One test will show me getting my full speed, then I run another one from the same server and I'll only get 25-30% of what I should be getting.

Sounds like packet tail drops to me. They probably had to route your area's traffic through a different node and that node is just swamped. Complain, dude. Complain daily.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
62. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 22, 2016, 11:17 Creston
 
Quboid wrote on Apr 21, 2016, 19:23:
nin wrote on Apr 21, 2016, 18:59:
1badmf wrote on Apr 21, 2016, 18:54:
aww man i love a good flaming tennis match. wonder who won.

Blue. Blue always wins.

Being serious, I'd guess Blue loses most here. I can't imagine he enjoys deleting posts and I'm sorry I got dragged down and beaten with experience.

I think that's the first post I've ever had deleted. My account is 15 years old and it's finally lost its virginity.

Awww, look at you, all grown up now!


 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
61. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 22, 2016, 11:13 Creston
 
Agent.X7 wrote on Apr 21, 2016, 19:09:
Not sure if this has been up, but JASON BOURNE trailer is out!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4gJsKZvqE4

Aw yeah, Damon is back!

CHOO CHOO!!!!!
 
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News Comments > RUINER Announced
24. Re: RUINER Announced Apr 22, 2016, 11:09 Creston
 
ItBurn wrote on Apr 21, 2016, 17:51:
It's not because one game failed that no other game with similar ideas can succeed.

True, but it's also a bit of a warning that porting a successful game to a different setting doesn't always work out.
 
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News Comments > RUINER Announced
23. Re: RUINER Announced Apr 22, 2016, 11:08 Creston
 
Kevin Lowe wrote on Apr 22, 2016, 06:58:
Space Siege. Starsiege was a mech game.

oops... You are correct, good sir!
 
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News Comments > Morning Crowdfunding Roundup
1. Re: Morning Crowdfunding Roundup Apr 22, 2016, 11:04 Creston
 
While the guy is a giant fucking asshole, people should have known better than to back a nobody who had nothing to show.

 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
3. Re: Morning Metaverse Apr 22, 2016, 10:56 Creston
 
Maybe Amazon is going to start offering a lower price on specific items if you are a Prime member?

This part of it is true. Prime members now get 20% off all pre-orders and purchases of new games up to two weeks after release. That still doesn't explain why they would refuse to sell to non-prime members. If anything, selling to non-prime members makes them far more money.

This is an extremely weird decision.
 
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News Comments > Evening Interviews
5. Re: Evening Interviews Apr 22, 2016, 00:13 Creston
 
He says about 1900 times how horrifically they failed on Titan, but never actually explains a single word about WHY it failed. What about it was a failure?
 
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News Comments > Mirror's Edge Catalyst Delayed
2. Re: Mirror's Edge Catalyst Delayed Apr 21, 2016, 20:36 Creston
 
Hehehe.

I don't mind, to be honest, because now I don't have to choose between Uncharted 4 and this.
 
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News Comments > RUINER Announced
19. Re: RUINER Announced Apr 21, 2016, 17:48 Creston
 
ItBurn wrote on Apr 21, 2016, 14:43:
NetHead wrote on Apr 21, 2016, 14:36:
Jerykk wrote on Apr 21, 2016, 12:21:

I don't really feel that every genre needs to have RPG elements. Hotline Miami had none and it was great.

...wall of text...

I agree. It would be amazing if it was a Diablo clone with automatic weaponry.

I think that was called Star Siege, and it was pretty bad...
 
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