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News Comments > Sunday Safety Dance
5. Re: Sunday Safety Dance Feb 18, 2018, 15:46 HorrorScope
 
DangerDog wrote on Feb 18, 2018, 15:30:
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/pressure-on-fbi-mounts-after-failure-to-pursue-tip-on-florida-suspect/

FBI's new slogan. If you see something, say something so we can do nothing.

The other slogan could have been... "See something, say something and we'll detain people without cause or due process, trust us."
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
33. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Feb 17, 2018, 16:29 HorrorScope
 
VaranDragon wrote on Feb 17, 2018, 06:08:
Everyone is so focused on pushing their own political agenda that twisting facts to suit their view has become second nature.

I figure this will drag out so long the answer is Nov 2018 and Nov 2020 and that way there isn't some type of hate based conspiracy of ousting outside of voting, which you know there will be.
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
5. Re: Evening Tech Bits Feb 17, 2018, 16:28 HorrorScope
 
The tits was a Rendition card with a Voodoo card in the beginning, both had their pluses and you had all your bases covered.  
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News Comments > Humble Offers Freebies
5. Re: Humble Offers Freebies Feb 17, 2018, 16:26 HorrorScope
 
Is there a Free Gamers site yet? Seems like a lot of games have been offered for free over the past year, seems like one could make a habit of just paying nothing these days.  
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News Comments > Remastered System Shock on Hiatus
39. Re: Remastered System Shock on Hiatus Feb 17, 2018, 16:17 HorrorScope
 
El Pit wrote on Feb 17, 2018, 01:53:
Also, Prey (2017) feels a lot like a modern System Shock 2 to me. I LOVE it and am surprised that it was not a success. Like many other good games (e.g. Thief 1/2, Dishonored 1/2) it just did not make big money. It seems, most gamers love their loot crate games too much.

It is pretty funny, no? I think multiplayer is where the main masses are at these days, sure exceptions. This game though once most play it, well after first release, agree it's pretty darn good.

As for crowd funding, I think most get it... if you are putting money into a first timer, it is risky, don't spend what you can't afford to lose. I didn't put money here, but am absolutely behind this getting out some day. I've really leasoned my buy in to crowdfunding or EA and the main reason isn't about what they represent, it is that I have more games already than I need, genre's are covered plenty, I can wait now for release. I'd say a Wizardy 8 style attempt could still get me. But there aren't too many pitches out there these days that can.
 
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance
7. Re: Evening Safety Dance Feb 16, 2018, 01:50 HorrorScope
 
Listen if they are going to die by "Guns don't kill people" then how can you say the bullet that came from a real gun was sent by a video game. If the gun ain't guilty, no logical way you can just to the video game.  
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News Comments > Steam Wishlist Changes and Lunar New Year Sale
8. Re: Steam Wishlist Changes and Lunar New Year Sale Feb 16, 2018, 01:02 HorrorScope
 
The Wishlist I hated for 30 seconds but it blows the old away. Why the filters.

Set at Sort By Review Score, Show Games Filer 50% or 75% or greater and boom. Now I'm seeing the best deals ranked by best ratings. You couldn't do that before, this is exactly what I wanted to see.

I can also Sort by price, which is all I had before if I want to look that way. But the above filter is TITS! Really happy with that.


Hmmm... Can I sort their whole catalog that way? 75% by rating?
 
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance
3. Re: Evening Safety Dance Feb 15, 2018, 17:05 HorrorScope
 
It's been a problem since we went online and there are infinite holes, that has to be the conclusion, we've been patching ever since and no end in sight.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
5. Re: 3Dfx History: The GPU's Great Turning Point Feb 15, 2018, 17:02 HorrorScope
 
Nullity wrote on Feb 15, 2018, 13:01:
I remember when I got my first 3D graphics card - it was a 3DFX Voodoo Rush. It was the first card that was both 2D and 3D in one, instead of needing separate cards with a pass-through cable.

It was 3DFX's first card, the Rendition cards were there well before and competitive. Yep the Nascar games were awesome, had a 4 unit setup where friends would do an all-nighter.
 
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News Comments > Senator Presses FTC and ESRB on Loot Boxes
10. Re: Senator Presses FTC and ESRB on Loot Boxes Feb 15, 2018, 12:07 HorrorScope
 
PHJF wrote on Feb 15, 2018, 11:03:
UttiniDaKilrJawa wrote on Feb 15, 2018, 10:13:
Loot boxes the bane of modern America. With all the loot box emergencies we’ve at schools so far this year its good to know our government is doing all it can to keep us safe from this digital menace.

The kid was clearly mentally deranged. The firearms are NOT THE ISSUE.

/Trumpspeak

2 Trucks of Prayers were sent to South Florida.

If you don't like Lootboxes and want the gov't to control/ban them. Remember you are asking gov't to step in. So don't be one of those anti-govt type if you want them to handle the loot box problem. Because no gov't would mean even more lootboxes and more devious means.
 
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News Comments > Sea of Thieves System Requirements
16. Re: Sea of Thieves System Requirements Feb 13, 2018, 16:22 HorrorScope
 
TheEmissary wrote on Feb 13, 2018, 13:38:
HorrorScope wrote on Feb 13, 2018, 11:22:
That's a nice grid to lay it all out.

540P though? That's a number born from, who the hell knows.


Laptops especially on the low to med end of the spectrum still use resolutions like 1366 vs 768. That resolution might be closer to 720p than 540p but we are forgetting about the sad state the integrated graphics are in. Factor in Interlacing also who knows.

Take a look at the benchmarks for the iGPU they recommend for 540p.

https://www.notebookcheck.net/Intel-Iris-Graphics-540.149939.0.html

Right 768 and 720, we get those. That said, there was some good posts thereafter explaining why this could be. Still odd, can't say I've seen a 540P performance option/baseline before.
 
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News Comments > Evening Interviews
12. Re: Evening Interviews Feb 13, 2018, 13:29 HorrorScope
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Feb 12, 2018, 23:47:
Ha! This got me bouncing around related wiki pages, from The Golden Age of Arcade Video Games:

In 1982, the arcade video game industry's revenue in quarters was estimated at $8 billion surpassing the annual gross revenue of both pop music ($4 billion) and Hollywood films ($3 billion) combined that year. It also exceeded the revenues of all major sports combined at the time, earning three times the combined ticket and television revenues of Major League Baseball, basketball, and American football, as well as earning twice as much as all the casinos in Nevada combined.

Amazing, simply stunning.

Yah that is pretty amazing. I may have known some of that then, but things forgotten over time. Man they sucked quarters out of us at an alarming rate. It would be great if there was someway, game/tech combined that would make at least part of that scene comeback, just good times being social in that way.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
3. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Feb 13, 2018, 13:21 HorrorScope
 
Writing on the wall... it seems to be coming. +1 Gaming Public, you did it.  
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News Comments > Sea of Thieves System Requirements
9. Re: Sea of Thieves System Requirements Feb 13, 2018, 11:22 HorrorScope
 
That's a nice grid to lay it all out.

540P though? That's a number born from, who the hell knows.
 
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News Comments > Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition Beta Plans
6. Re: Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition Beta Plans Feb 11, 2018, 11:41 HorrorScope
 
One asking why didn't they go to NWN2? Do they have the authority to do that? It isn't like we just get to make a EE Version of any game we'd like, these are licensing deals, no?  
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls Online Combat Improvement Plans
4. Re: The Elder Scrolls Online Combat Improvement Plans Feb 8, 2018, 11:42 HorrorScope
 
Frijoles wrote on Feb 8, 2018, 11:00:
ESO combat needs a lot of help, and I don't think Synergies is enough. I get bored out of my mind playing this game because the combat is so bad. Skills don't feel like they have any unf. Stab normal, or stab with a glowing spear. And if you blink you miss it.

Sort of my feeling, but on top of just the shock and awe, the bored out of my mind part can't be overcome in a MMO trying to keep everything perfectly even, even when it is PvE. Each fight no matter level, to similar to throughout. You can just never have that feeling where "at this point in time, I feel superior or even a weakling", nope just about the same balance between teammates and enemies. It is why I like dedicated server games the most, you can tweak and they aren't as concerned with the spreadsheet calcs being a net sum of Zero in the end. I wish there was an answer, but they are all too protective, they just want you to work that spreadsheet forever.

What I'm sort of envisioning is a MMO with ARPG loot/weapons options and probable imbalances, but in a 1rst person huge open world with a good story to boot.

 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
2. Re: Evening Metaverse Feb 7, 2018, 20:40 HorrorScope
 
They charge $10 half, but read the details. It's shit. You can't get S.C. or games live on ESPN and you have to have ESPN via another source, like cable or some other means. Just too much red tape to get through.  
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News Comments > PUBG Anti-Cheat Release Delayed
14. Re: PUBG Anti-Cheat Release Delayed Feb 6, 2018, 19:16 HorrorScope
 
xXStellarDadXx wrote on Feb 6, 2018, 19:10:
ummmm guys...reshade can be used to get a advantage...do your research...just saying

What do you think then about NVidia doing this at a driver level? I assume you mean advantage due to being able to change the color fidelity/effects of a game? Like someone cranking up brightness in dark areas to see better?
 
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News Comments > Obsidian TMs The Outer Worlds
8. Re: Obsidian TMs The Outer Worlds Feb 6, 2018, 18:45 HorrorScope
 
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Feb 6, 2018, 14:02:
Cutter wrote on Feb 6, 2018, 13:08:
Never cared for 6 people parties, 4 should be max IMO.

Sacrilege! You should try Tyranny then, if you haven't already. That was arguably Obsidian's most polished game ever, on release day, and it features 4 person parties with some interesting mechanics. Overall battle complexity was lower than with their other games though. Good story, good lore, decent voice acting, it's a solid game all around, my only complaints were small parties(and thus weaker combat) and the blocking of some story areas based on game choices.

The blocking was intended to make people play multiple times, but I've yet to be back to Tyranny.

I see PoE 2 lost a player character along the way.
 
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News Comments > PUBG Anti-Cheat Release Delayed
12. Re: PUBG Anti-Cheat Release Delayed Feb 6, 2018, 18:42 HorrorScope
 
Reshade and Sweetfx are per game and installs into the games directory.

NVidia now has their version in beta and won't be installed in that way to my understanding.
 
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