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Nickname |RaptoR|
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Description Xbox Live: Heinekev
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Homepage http://www.generallystupid.com
Signed On May 22, 2003, 22:47
Total Comments 335 (Amateur)
User ID 17169
 
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News Comments > Gears 5 and More Coming to Xbox Game Pass for PC This Month
1. Re: Gears 5 and More Coming to Xbox Game Pass for PC This Month Sep 4, 2019, 14:25 |RaptoR|
 
People love to shit on Microsoft, but this Xbox Game Pass setup is pretty awesome  
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News Comments > Rocket Arena Announced; Closed Beta Next Week
1. Re: Rocket Arena Announced; Closed Beta Next Week May 16, 2019, 11:47 |RaptoR|
 
I got super excited for a second -- a fresh Rocket Arena! I played RA2 so much back in the day it could've been a fulltime job.

This looks interesting, but it's definitely not the Rocket Arena I was hoping for.

I feel like there are a lot of missing games/multiplayer mode opportunities out there for the taking and I'm constantly surprised that no one has tried to capitalize on them. Rocket Arena, Jailbreak, HeadHunters to name a few.

Or maybe I'm just old.
 
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News Comments > XCOM 2 Free Weekend
5. Re: XCOM 2 Free Weekend Mar 22, 2019, 01:42 |RaptoR|
 
Creston wrote on Mar 22, 2019, 00:45:
MisterBenn wrote on Mar 21, 2019, 21:08:
I tried to get into War of the Chosen twice and ended up parking the game both times. I think fighting the Chosen and the Lost is too much of a chore. Regular Squad versus Pod is the good shit, and to me the expansion gets you spending too much time doing not that. I'm now into a straight XCom 2 Long War run, and I am having much more fun so far.

Eh, the Chosen aren't that tough as long as you figure out how they work. Really the troublesome one is the assassin, and then you just bring battlefield scanners to see her. The other two are kinda weak, unless you happen to run into the summoner one in an underground level. The sniper literally never does anything, because you have to stand still in his sights for a whole round for him to get a shot off, which makes him useless.

The lost can get boring, yeah, although I enjoy just mowing through entire hordes of them.


In any case, for those who want to try this out, please note that vanilla Xcom2 is a bit... I dunno, underwhelming, I'd say, compared to Xcom with Enemy Within. War of the Chosen, however, makes it a fantastic game. Truly one of the better expansion packs to be made in a long time. (really I'd only put the Witcher 3's expansions above it, to be honest.)


Oh man I absolutely loved Enemy Within, but I have to disagree: vanilla XCOM2 is fantastic and every bit as enjoyable as EW. I have it on Steam, but I recently bought it again on the Xbox during the target sale just to play it on the couch
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
68. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 16, 2019, 18:18 |RaptoR|
 
Sorry for the loss, Blue. The hardest part of pet ownership is having to say goodbye  
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News Comments > Apex Legends Hits 1M Players Right Off
13. Re: Apex Legends Hits 1M Players Right Off Feb 5, 2019, 12:39 |RaptoR|
 
I played it a bit last night. Won one of my games because my team had a beast on it.

What I like:
* New Battle Royale Mechanics!
* Drop system is superior to other BR offerings (leader-led drops preventing that one dumbass that always seems to drop away from the rest of your team)
* Rez/Respawn Mechanic Points where you trade in your dead buddies badge adds a new strategic facet to the game play
* Gun play feels the best out of all the BR games
* Unique classes makes things more interesting and encourages team play with your randoms

And the aesthetic in general is great, feels very hunger games. The random announcements for new kill leaders, when the previous match champion gets taken out, how announcements are made in the arena in general. And I love the little touches like showing random players stats with their portrait on the big banner screens throughout the play field.

I am really enjoying the game so far. Have about 15 matches in, playing solo (going to play with friends tonight) and getting matched with pubs so far hasn't been the worst thing in the world... yet.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 26, 2019, 19:27 |RaptoR|
 
RedEye9 wrote on Jan 26, 2019, 16:52:
The US is willing to secede Minnesota to Canada and in return we want nothing.


Agreed. Minnesota doing its best to become Florida of the North
 
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News Comments > Epic's Online Store To Undercut Steam Royalties
28. Re: Epic's Online Store To Undercut Steam Royalties Dec 4, 2018, 16:25 |RaptoR|
 
Epic has a lot to learn from a security perspective before I'll ever associate a payment method with them again. Back in July, about 9 million epic accounts showed up on the darkweb (mine included). I use Dashlane and have a securely generated unique password for every single service I use. No passwords are reused.

My account was compromised and I was billed $400 in v bucks (what the fuck is a vbuck?). I opened a ticket with them immediately and explained that I don't even know what a fortnite is and they ignored the ticket. Also removed stored payment credentials.

I pleaded with them on twitter, and still they ignored my ticket. I disputed the transaction with Paypal, but because Epic had a sellers agreement, it was a legitimate transaction from their end and suggested I bring it up with Epic. My ticket finally got a response that said my user/pass combo showed up on a third party site and that I should secure my account. Dude. The only way this shit got leaked was through you. It was a unique user/pass to your service!

I had to post a thread on reddit before the community managers reached out and resolved my case/issued refunds. 3 weeks later. And they said the same thing. My user/pass was compromised. I told them that it was a unique combination for their service and linked them to the various sites reporting that they had a user database leak, and they said "okay well we're not sure how it is out there but our systems weren't compromised."

They still haven't owned up to it. Never putting payment information on an Epic Games account again.
 
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News Comments > The Crew 2 November Vehicle Drop
1. Re: The Crew 2 November Vehicle Drop Nov 21, 2018, 19:17 |RaptoR|
 
I have been on the fence with this game for a while now. The first didn't properly support wheels, but it was basically everything I ever wanted in an arcade racing game. Spent a lot of time and effort trying to get force feedback to feel proper and the wheel sensitivity to be consistent, and eventually gave up. Forza Horizon 1/2/3/4 all work right out of the box, auto-detects the wheel sensitivity based off the hardware setting, and has proper feedback (pedals, wheel resistance, and rumble) without fucking around for 3 hours.

According to the official forums, wheel support is said to be much improved, but I can't find a solid endorsement from someone with a mid-to-high end racing setup (Fanatec CSWv2, CSv3 pedals, H-shifter, and e-brake module). Would love to know if it's worth picking up
 
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Free Visions Update Tomorrow
29. Re: No Man's Sky Free Visions Update Tomorrow Nov 21, 2018, 19:09 |RaptoR|
 
Drayth wrote on Nov 21, 2018, 18:21:
I'll just repost this...

So while the con men were over in their corner of Dry Town selling their cure-all tonics, Sean rolled into the thirsty desert town promising to build a well for anyone for $2. People forked over their money, eager at the prospect of being provided their own water sources. When it came time to start building however, Sean only brought a bucket for each person.

There was an uproar. Some returned their buckets (and were suitably reimbursed their $2). Most kept theirs begrudgingly and drank from the small offerings that they had been given.

Over time though Sean would return to town, despite the hisses and rotten vegetables being flung in his direction. Always with a larger bucket filled to the top for each and everyone who held on to their original. Till one day, the denizens of Dry Town walked out unto their front porches to find a well of near-eternal fresh water next to every homestead of those who had kept their buckets.

Not KX's home, however. No. He stood slanted against the KXwalls of his KXhome, arms crossed, pistol at his side. All the while delivering Sean a most dour glare. No Sean, you will find no forgiveness in this dark KXHeart. Not this day.

Not Ever.

Lol_dies This is gold!
 
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Free Visions Update Tomorrow
15. Re: No Man's Sky Free Visions Update Tomorrow Nov 21, 2018, 14:09 |RaptoR|
 
Kxmode wrote on Nov 21, 2018, 13:26:
DrEvil wrote on Nov 21, 2018, 13:08:
Kxmode wrote on Nov 21, 2018, 12:19:
RedEye9 wrote on Nov 21, 2018, 12:17:
These developers are rock stars worthy of worship for stcking around and improving their game. god bless'em

And Sean Murray is still a liar who used fraud to build these continuous updates.

Dude, give it a rest.

No. Not until I get my $60 worth, and I will get my money's worth one way or another.

You’ve put in at least $200 worth of tears on these comment threads since launch so I’d say you’re ahead at this point.
 
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Abyss Update Launches
26. Re: No Man's Sky Abyss Update Launches Oct 30, 2018, 10:30 |RaptoR|
 
BluesNews posters have always been some of the most bitter I've encountered on the internet. Nowadays it's watching the same core group try to outdo each other on stubborn bitterness.

I suppose not much has changed. Comments were pretty toxic back when Quake Kart was put on hiatus because Wedge and Choryoth went to Valve.

It's the train wreck you can't look away from.
 
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Sets Activision Record
12. Re: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Sets Activision Record Oct 15, 2018, 18:56 |RaptoR|
 
I'm a fan of the battle royale game mode, and bought Black Ops 4 solely for their variant (blackout). While I loved PUBG, it's janky beyond repair (even worse than DayZ), and Fortnite is not my cup of tea.

Having a Battle Royale option with a solid shooter at the core has been fantastic. It feels crazy to me that it's taken this long for someone to realize that the market was primed for something like this. PUBG will require an engine swap to ever be anything more than a bug riddled jank fest, and I say that with 200 hours into the game (and an unhealthy love of DayZ, also janky and unresponsive).

For me and my friends, the BO4 purchase was solely for the battle royale offering.
 
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News Comments > Chasm Opens Up
3. Re: Chasm Opens Up Jul 31, 2018, 12:25 |RaptoR|
 
Beamer wrote on Jul 31, 2018, 11:57:
If I can't cut off arms with circular saw blades I'm not playing. Pfft, "Chasm."

Anyway, Darks, people here frequently post that misleading image trying to show that FPS level design in the 1990s was superior to now. I think lots of people want a more simple game sometimes. And there's a lot of depth and cool mechanics you can add to a platformer now that you couldn't back then.

When I first saw this, that was the Chasm that came to mind. Played the hell out of it back in the day. Wonder if it's on GOG?
 
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News Comments > Boss Key Closed
28. Re: Boss Key Closed May 14, 2018, 23:45 |RaptoR|
 
warmbluelasers wrote on May 14, 2018, 22:56:
RedEye9 wrote on May 14, 2018, 21:17:
Says one "mean" thing 20 years ago and apologizes for the remark. Still gets crucified by "gamers". shrug

Same thing as John Romero. He spoke purely from his ego and the PC Elite really can't stand hubris paired with mediocre products.

CliffyB brought us the Unreal series, and for older gamers Jazz Jackrabbit. The guy didn't push mediocre shit. Unreal is one of my favorite games of all time.

The Gears of War games that he had influence over are very good titles, and to say otherwise is just to be a blind master race tool. You might not agree with his decision to abandon the platform, but his words aren't without merit -- DRM free games are the extreme exception nowadays and despite repeatedly bleating about DRM being the devil and to boycott companies that use it, Steam and other digital platforms have taken over.

And for those of you that mourn the single player experience? The decline there is also partly due to piracy (and is why always-on DRM is here to stay).

You can hate him all the same, but his resume stands as one of the strongest in the industry. Even Lawbreakers was a decent game, just not good enough to compete with Overwatch and a changing landscape of what the majority of gamers want.
 
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News Comments > Heroes of the Storm Dropping DX9 and 32-bit Clients
13. Re: Heroes of the Storm Offering Original Price Refunds? Apr 4, 2018, 12:19 |RaptoR|
 
Hanneth wrote on Apr 3, 2018, 22:52:
And Blizzard is offering full refunds to those that cannot meet the new requirements right?
I personally have never bought, or played it, but if anyone's computer does not match the new minimum requirements, by law, they are required to to offer a full refund of the price the person paid, or some way to play the game in another way.
There is already case presidence for this.

It's a free to play game.
 
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News Comments > Quake Champions Spring Update Launches; Cheaper Mode Comes Tomorrow
9. Re: Quake Champions Spring Update Launches; Cheaper Mode Comes Tomorrow Mar 15, 2018, 21:18 |RaptoR|
 
I got a free CD Key sent to me a while back as a gift and was stoked. Quake 2 is my favorite game of all time. Turns out the game is dead, and after 20 minutes in queue for my first match, it popped and I was in a lobby against super experienced players.

http://steamcharts.com/app/611500#7d

Averages 300 players per day.
 
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News Comments > Fortnite Accounts Hijacked
3. Re: Fortnite Accounts Hijacked Mar 12, 2018, 23:50 |RaptoR|
 
I am a Senior Network Engineer by trade. Been in the industry for over 15 years. I use Dashlane to generate passwords for all of my logins, so each one is unique and rotated quarterly.

My Epic account was hijacked last month, and I had made the unfortunate mistake of having my Paypal account linked for automatic billing. I had 3 transactions for $109.99 each (the max size of Fortnite currency that can be purchased in one go), all at 10am EST while I was at work.

I immediately opened a case, reset the account password, unlinked Paypal, and started the dispute process. Paypal denied the dispute, because to them it looked like a legit charge. 17 days passed on the Epic ticket before I tracked down their community team on Reddit and sent a PM to each and every one of them explaining what was going on. To their credit, I got the refund and hour later -- but holy shit, 17 days without so much as a "case created" email?

I attached transaction logs from Paypal, email receipts from the store, so on and so forth.

Anyway, I'm really only replying to say this:

My Epic account password was unique to Epic Games, and it was hijacked.
 
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News Comments > Trump Calls Out Video Games
39. Re: Trump Calls Out Video Games Feb 23, 2018, 02:44 |RaptoR|
 
jdreyer wrote on Feb 23, 2018, 00:48:
Here's what I propose to prevent mass shootings:

- Must get a full background check before getting a mental illness.

- A three day waiting period before you can develop a mental illness.

- You can't develop a mental illness before turning 21 years of age.

- You're not allowed to develop a mental illness if you've ever committed a crime, even a misdemeanor.

- You're not allowed to get unlimited mental illnesses. There needs to be some reasonable limitation, say three.

- No concealed mental illnesses.

- No acquisition of mental illness from unauthorized and unlicensed vectors.

- No acquisition of mental illness over the internet.

With those kinds of restrictions, mass shootings should be greatly reduced.


Since we clearly can't manage the mental illness part, then we need to manage the assault rifle part. Yep, no more guns for you.

Same deal when one kid fucks up the entire group gets punished. I don't care if you think you're a responsible gun owner, there's one out there that isn't and they just shot up a school. No assault rifles for you. Bad, no no
 
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News Comments > Elite Dangerous Expedition Plans
17. Re: Elite Dangerous Expedition Plans Feb 5, 2018, 09:31 |RaptoR|
 
BIGtrouble77 wrote on Feb 5, 2018, 01:15:
Cutter wrote on Feb 4, 2018, 19:03:
Finally got around to uninstalling. Complete waste of $10. Watching paint dry is more entertaining than this game. X Rebirth complete on the other hand is actually fun and nice to look at. Can't wait for X4.
Where the hell is the next Commander Keen? Better than this ED garbage. /s

And what the hell did Cutter post on July 2006?

That's when he created his account lol
 
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News Comments > Elite Dangerous Expedition Plans
8. Re: Elite Dangerous Expedition Plans Feb 4, 2018, 22:28 |RaptoR|
 
Rigs wrote on Feb 4, 2018, 20:27:
Cutter wrote on Feb 4, 2018, 19:03:
Finally got around to uninstalling. Complete waste of $10. Watching paint dry is more entertaining than this game. X Rebirth complete on the other hand is actually fun and nice to look at. Can't wait for X4.

The last half of your comment invalidates the first half by a rather large margin. If you can sit here and tell me that X: Rebirth has more value and plays better than Elite:Dangerous with a straight face then your opinion is highly suspect.

*waits for the inevitable reply that I'm an idiot, not worth listening to, should shut my fucking mouth and, oh, my mother was a whore*

=-Rigs-=

Cutter hasn't had any valuable contributions to this forum since July 2006
 
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