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News Comments > PUBG Plans to Reveal Plans
3. Re: Rampart Cheating Feb 15, 2018, 11:21 dubfanatic
 
Jagacademy wrote on Feb 15, 2018, 09:59:
Until they deal with the fact that this game still has an epidemic of rampart cheating they should have absolutely nothing else on their agenda because everything else is irrelevant.

The solution is simple: end the crate market. But that would cut into their bottom line, so that will never happen.
 
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
1. Re: Evening Mobilization Feb 4, 2018, 12:56 dubfanatic
 
LOL butthurt shitlibs are hilarious. "HE TOOK MY GAWKER AWAY FUCK THAT GUY"

 
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News Comments > ESA Rebukes President Trump
201. Re: ESA Rebukes President Trump Jan 16, 2018, 20:06 dubfanatic
 
RedEye9 wrote on Jan 14, 2018, 12:58:
President Dipshit Gets “Shithole” Thrown Back in His Face: Vulgarity Projected Onto His D.C. Hotel

How can BONALD BLUMPF possibly recover
 
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News Comments > Chinese PUBG Cheat Creators Arrested
41. Re: Chinese PUBG Cheat Creators Arrested Jan 16, 2018, 19:57 dubfanatic
 
jdreyer wrote on Jan 16, 2018, 15:31:
You can be arrested for cheating at a video game in the US: video poker, or video slots, for example.

In the past I would have countered this by pointing out how involving money changes things, but in PUBG there actually is money involved through crate and item sales. Maybe there really is something to heavily regulating online games.
 
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News Comments > PUBG China Cheating Backlash Heats Up
9. Re: PUBG China Cheating Backlash Heats Up Jan 11, 2018, 23:52 dubfanatic
 
The cheating in this game is like nothing I've seen since Diablo 1. Blatant, no-fucks-given cheating, in almost every game. And with only one notable exception of someone with a meme name using anti-recoil, every one had a name like "HuWeiGuoLai34623" or "qun-43487334". But according to PLAYERUNKNOWN himself I'm supposed to not believe my lying eyes and pretend that cheaters are equally distributed across the world (even though there is ample scientific literature to the contrary)  
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
5. Re: Morning Mobilization Nov 28, 2017, 16:46 dubfanatic
 
Important quote from the article:

Geographically, it’s all still focused on the western United States

And by "Western United States" they mean California, on either private tracks or open rural or suburban roads. Up here in Washington it's been pouring rain and blowing wind for the last two weeks almost non-stop. Let me know when self-driving cars are logging miles in downtown Seattle in the middle of a November storm, then I might be interested.
 
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News Comments > New Steam CCU Record
14. Re: Cheating galore Nov 27, 2017, 13:18 dubfanatic
 
Primalchrome wrote on Nov 27, 2017, 10:16:
Jagacademy wrote on Nov 26, 2017, 15:46:
PUBG has a massive cheating problem, to an extent I've never seen in any game I've ever played. Got squad wiped by hackers in 9 of my 21 games yesterday.
Flip side is that I've only ever seen a few hackers in 300+ hours of playtime. Kind of like some of the streamers screaming about stream snipers, I think a number of the "hax!" complaints are just deaths.

Hell, I'm a reflex challenged old man and I solo killed two four man squads in close combat this past weekend. No hacks...just piss poor situational awareness by their four man.

(edit : And I realize that so many of the 'get off my lawn' gamers want to look at the past with rose colored glasses....but that's not the way I remember it. I remember CounterStrike servers rife with *real* speed/wall/aimbot hacks back in the day. Half the servers you would get on would either have a hacker or had an active admin wasting his playtime banning them.)

Yesterday I got killed by the same hacker twice in a row. Once you get above a certain rating you start getting matched with cheaters.
 
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News Comments > ESA Seeking Final Disabilities Access Waiver Extension
11. Re: ESA Seeking Final Disabilities Access Waiver Extension Nov 18, 2017, 17:43 dubfanatic
 
Cutter wrote on Nov 18, 2017, 17:17:
If repiglicans had their way they'd be taking a page from the Nazi playbook and sterilizing and euthanizing all the handicapped. Of course the fact that most of them are mentally handicapped to a point they'd qualify for said euthanization if completely lost on them.

hahahah rethugliKKKans are stupid!
 
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News Comments > Star Wars Battlefront II Real-Money Transactions Disabled
6. Re: Star Wars Battlefront II Real-Money Transactions Disabled Nov 16, 2017, 23:20 dubfanatic
 
LOL EA, ya dun goofed. But yeah, the above poster is probably right, nerds will still plunk down the cash for the game after this all blows over. The market certainly thinks so; their stock has been flat through this whole pseudo-fiasco.  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
5. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 13, 2017, 11:32 dubfanatic
 
Beamer wrote on Oct 13, 2017, 11:01:
Red wrote on Oct 13, 2017, 10:44:
So Facebook openly and officially commits to being racist. Couldn’t they just happen to appoint a black board member and say he/she was the best fit for the job? Can’t we at least maintain the illusion that all races should have equal potential and opportunity? Any black person who accepts that token position now is doing a disservice to promoting real equality.

Sometimes race does make one person the best fit, no?
I mean, it sounds obvious, but for some reason straight white dudes terrified of missing out on something because they're the most qualified on paper is ridiculous.

1) There is no perfect fit. Things are subjective. Outside of extremes, one person is never objectively a better fit than another reasonably qualified person

2) Fit has a lot to do with culture, which isn't on paper. A guy with an incredibly ideal resume may have personality traits that don't fit well with that particular organization, while someone slightly less ideal on paper may fit much better and be the better hire

3) As Timmeh points out, if you're making a product for a diverse audience having a less than diverse board isn't ideal. A black person, or a woman, is much more likely to understand the audience needs of a black person, or a woman, than anyone else. If your board is already very good at understanding white people but needs to be better at understanding black people, a black person is absolutely going to be a better fit for the current needs.

Your race baiting is illogical and based in bad business. And your final line, about needing to "promote real equality" absolutely outs you as a terrified white straight white guy that will likely never even be remotely qualified for this kind of role. You've clearly never built teams before.

Are you suggesting there are differences between races in the distribution of personality traits?
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
1. Re: Morning Mobilization Oct 12, 2017, 12:59 dubfanatic
 
It's going to look pretty silly when in 30 years we have all these regulations and requirements for tech that never panned out  
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
6. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Sep 20, 2017, 13:29 dubfanatic
 
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 20, 2017, 12:40:
Creston wrote on Sep 20, 2017, 12:26:
Oh good, so he got zero months of jail. That's even better!

One time lapses in judgment put people in jail for possessing 2 grams of TEH WEED, but hey, if you were extorting people, that's just perfectly fine.
I suggest you smoke your straw man.
The drug trade is responsible for thousands of deaths in the US and an untold number in Mexico.

The prosecutors asked for no time and no time was given.
But this is America and we have the highest per capita incarceration rate in the world, so I can see your point.

not to mention that most people in prison for "drug crimes" either have additional violent criminal charges attached to it, or they have a lengthy rap sheet already. but that doesn't fit the narrative of poor potheads who dindu nuffin getting rounded up by the dozen by racist cops
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
7. Re: Op Ed Sep 14, 2017, 21:07 dubfanatic
 
Of all the reasons to close your Steam account, this is probably one of the worst. Might as well cancel your Internet account too while you're at it. Toss out your phone too, people say mean things on it.  
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News Comments > Overwatch Toxicity Slowing Game Development
19. Re: Overwatch Toxicity Slowing Game Development Sep 14, 2017, 19:21 dubfanatic
 
Porn-O-Matic wrote on Sep 14, 2017, 13:15:
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but this is the problem with online gaming, period, and Overwatch is no exception to the rule whatsoever. 90% of online gamers are toxic, shit-talking, holier-than-thou, whiny little bitches, no matter what game they're playing. This is why I stopped playing online games years ago, but I see that nothing has changed.

Yes, but in the past a player could find a dedicated server with active admins and an established community of mature players. It didn't stop the occasional kiddie from wandering in and causing trouble, but that's why we had admins. Now that everything's moving to this matchmaking model, that's off the table.
 
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News Comments > Overwatch Toxicity Slowing Game Development
18. Re: Overwatch Toxicity Slowing Game Development Sep 14, 2017, 19:18 dubfanatic
 
Suppa7 wrote on Sep 14, 2017, 12:11:
jdreyer wrote on Sep 14, 2017, 11:59:
Toxic behavior in an online FPS? Now there's a first.

Perhaps if they had dedicated servers with admin tools perhaps that might help ... but no blizz has got to take advantage of that drm.

Thread over. We already know how to deal with toxic players: let the players self-segregate. The problem children can play on their own servers, while the rest of us can play on our own. But for some reason that's not suitable for the managerialists who now ru(i)n the video game industry, just like they did to the music and film industries.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
2. Re: Morning Tech Bits Aug 9, 2017, 11:57 dubfanatic
 
A hypothetical question to everyone defending the Google manifesto author's firing:

Let's say there was a company, let's call it "Fik-Chil-A". Fik-Chil-A is run by fundamentalist Christians, and they've instituted a company policy that forces all employees to publicly state the Earth is 6000 years old. The company gives special hiring preference and provides special career development programs for other Young Earth Creationists. Not only that, but there is a cabal of high-ranking employees who maintain an industry blacklist of employees who dare to speak the truth. Someone writes a document debating the claim, with sources, and is fired for "violating company policy". Is this still justified?
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
19. Re: Morning Tech Bits Aug 9, 2017, 11:38 dubfanatic
 
I find it hilarious that liberals are now claiming "freedom of association" when they spent the last 60 years FIGHTING AGAINST IT. Thanks to civil rights laws there IS NO FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION IN THE WORKPLACE.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
18. Re: Morning Tech Bits Aug 9, 2017, 11:36 dubfanatic
 
loomy wrote on Aug 8, 2017, 19:13:
neonazi wannabes are just emboldened by the traitor president. normal people don't care to be around crazies who spend their free time thinking about harassing and oppressing other people. the psychos need to go back to hiding their antisocial beliefs if they want to keep their jobs. news at 11

hate to break it to you but the letter you're talking about is ALL about the author's demented emotions. he uses no reason or logic, just rationalization of the torment of his childhood. he's as irrational and out of control as the most PMSing woman I've ever seen. it would be funny if he wasn't such a disgusting excuse for a man

PUTINDRUMPFTREASONIMPEACHRUSSIAPUTINDRUMPF AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
 
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News Comments > Tacoma Released
8. Re: Tacoma Released Aug 2, 2017, 19:01 dubfanatic
 
It's not Tacoma unless it involves scoring smack on Portland Ave at midnight  
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
3. Re: Morning Safety Dance Jul 20, 2017, 16:37 dubfanatic
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Jul 20, 2017, 13:58:
You might be surprised how much of our "news" is really non-news produced by corporations...

Yup, there's a whole industry based around it, called "Public Relations"
 
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