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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
1. Watch Dogs 2 Online is broken Nov 15, 2016, 11:34 Creston
 
You don't say...
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
2. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Nov 14, 2016, 21:45 Creston
 
The US Copyright Act allows up to $150,000 in damages per infringement.

Hit them for everything they've got. Maybe then the government will finally see just how fucking retarded that number is.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Why do so many people like cats Nov 14, 2016, 11:35 Creston
 
Because they're all psychopaths
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
3. Re: Morning Safety Dance Nov 14, 2016, 11:33 Creston
 
Why is everyone pretending this is somehow worse under Trump than it would have been under Clinton? Am I missing something?  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
1. Re: Morning Tech Bits Nov 14, 2016, 11:32 Creston
 
Good stuff, MS.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
3. PS4 Pro shitting the bed Nov 14, 2016, 11:06 Creston
 
Man, I wonder what would cause that...

Online Support representative KingGobbo admitted the issue’s existence and suggested a convoluted temporary fix involving switching the console into its Safe mode and changing its digital rights management setting from HDCP 2.2 to 1.4.

Oh, of course.
 
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News Comments > Telltale's Guardians of the Galaxy Game Revealed
1. Re: Telltale's Guardians of the Galaxy Game Revealed Nov 14, 2016, 11:04 Creston
 
Could be cool. They release so many of these now, though... I can't keep up!
 
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News Comments > Gone Home for Free
50. Re: Gone Home for Free Nov 13, 2016, 20:52 Creston
 
jdreyer wrote on Nov 13, 2016, 20:39:
- lobbying reforms
- congressional term limits
- rebuilding US infrastructure

If he follows through on these (and it looks like it's crumbling away)

None of those fall under the purview of the President though, do they? Congressional term limits would almost certainly have to be voted on by actual Congress, lobbying reform would need to be a law, hence Congress / Senate, and the US infrastructure I'm not sure on, but since it involves money it'd have to go through both Congress and the Senate?

A lot of presidential candidates always promise everything, and people always blindly believe them, without even going "hey, wait a minute. Can the President actually DO anything about that?"
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
6. Re: Steam Top 10 Nov 13, 2016, 20:48 Creston
 
VaranDragon wrote on Nov 13, 2016, 16:42:
Tyranny is awesome so far. Not the most sprawling rpg I've played, but pretty awesome anyway. The characters and worldbuilding are top notch, can't wait to see where the story will lead.

Cool. It's definitely on my list.
 
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News Comments > Dishonored 2 Patch Plans
20. Re: Dishonored 2 Patch Plans Nov 12, 2016, 14:46 Creston
 
The first level is kinda dull, but the second one is awesome. Huge city, lots of really big buildings to explore, the blood fly infestations are creepy as fuck, lots of loot and lore to find. I've been roaming through it for the last three hours or so, and have got like 50% of the level explored.

Definitely cool
 
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News Comments > Saturday Legal Briefs
1. Re: Saturday Legal Briefs Nov 12, 2016, 11:24 Creston
 
Good. It was a fucking terrible deal. The fact that the countries involved in it had to negotiate the whole thing in secret should how just how much bullshit it was.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
5. Re: Morning Consolidation Nov 12, 2016, 00:49 Creston
 
Retired wrote on Nov 11, 2016, 12:04:
ha, read as HARDBALL and thought, "Man, Hardball was probably one of the best baseball games out there back in the day"

Danny Estrada!
 
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News Comments > Battleborn "Day" Underway
4. Re: Battleborn Nov 12, 2016, 00:48 Creston
 
Every character will be temporarily unlocked for all players

Well, there's your problem.

 
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance
10. Re: Evening Safety Dance Nov 12, 2016, 00:41 Creston
 
Me too! I have also had enough! Wait, what are we talking about? Anti-competitive practices in Windows? Oh. Is that still a thing people find surprising?



As for the win7 update thing (happens on Win8 too btw), yeah it's just fucked up. Fortunately you can still push updates out through SCCM or a WSUS so we can get around it at work, but it's pretty damn irritating.

Thanks for the tip, Hanover, we'll have to give that a try!

Also, the System Update Readiness Tool seems to alleviate the issues on some of the machines I've tried it on.

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News Comments > Dishonored 2 Patch Plans
12. Re: Dishonored 2 Patch Plans Nov 11, 2016, 20:06 Creston
 
Quinn wrote on Nov 11, 2016, 19:25:
Creston wrote on Nov 11, 2016, 19:01:
Overon wrote on Nov 11, 2016, 17:24:
How bad is the release state?

It runs fine for me on a GTX970 / i5-2500 with 8GB of RAM. Mostly high settings, some medium. I turned on almost all of the bells and whistles except Depth of Field.

There is the occasional area where it chugs badly, but mostly it just plays smooth. I'd guess 40-50 FPSish.

Hmm 980 here... I'd give this game the finger on 40-50 fps.

It's not a twitch shooter, so the rock-solid 60fps really doesn't matter to me here. YMMV, of course.
 
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
2. Re: Evening Mobilization Nov 11, 2016, 19:02 Creston
 
Well, at least Tom Wheeler will whistle them ba... oh wait.
 
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News Comments > Dishonored 2 Patch Plans
8. Re: Dishonored 2 Patch Plans Nov 11, 2016, 19:01 Creston
 
Overon wrote on Nov 11, 2016, 17:24:
How bad is the release state?

It runs fine for me on a GTX970 / i5-2500 with 8GB of RAM. Mostly high settings, some medium. I turned on almost all of the bells and whistles except Depth of Field.

There is the occasional area where it chugs badly, but mostly it just plays smooth. I'd guess 40-50 FPSish.
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
8. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Nov 11, 2016, 14:37 Creston
 
But a teenage girl making a picture of herself topless is?

I'm glad our judges possess no common sense whatsoever anymore.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 11, 2016, 14:32 Creston
 
Thanks to all our veterans for their service.

Salute
 
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News Comments > Dishonored 2 Released
4. Re: Dishonored 2 Released Nov 11, 2016, 12:28 Creston
 
It's very good, I'm very much enjoying it.
 
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