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Nickname Sepharo
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Description I like games... Hi.
Homepage http://steamcommunity.com/groups/detroitgamers
Signed On May 29, 2003, 01:51
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News Comments > New Fortnite User Record
9. Re: New Fortnite User Record Feb 10, 2018, 02:40 Sepharo
 
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Feb 9, 2018, 19:54:
Osc8r wrote on Feb 9, 2018, 15:41:

I'm in OCE on PC and the matches pop instantly at the times I play (not peak). The game is hugely popular as it's unusual for this to occur over here.

Is OCE the builing+PvE mode, multiplayer? I'm not exactly familiar with the game. I assume you aren't talking about Battle Royale mode?

Anyway, I may try this out at some point, some of my PC peeps were mildly interested in trying it, and we're looking for something multiplayer anyway.


Heh, I'm pretty sure he means OCEania... a common server region that's Australia, NZ, surrounding islands.
 
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News Comments > More on PUBG Versus Cheaters
15. Re: More on PUBG Versus Cheaters Feb 4, 2018, 05:06 Sepharo
 
HorrorScope wrote on Feb 4, 2018, 03:22:
Then the whine about lag, rubber banding and so on. Dude gets jobbed and they don't think it is possible. Cheater! This is as old as multiplayer gaming itself. That is the hard part of watching streams, the commentators cry lag whenever something goes wrong, seen or unseen. What I've noticed those guys usually are very average at best players.

It's maddening. I don't watch people that yell and complain.
Gotta stay calm and self critical. Sure there are problems, but they won't prevent you from getting good in the long run.
 
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News Comments > Jess Cliffe Arrest Details
36. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 4, 2018, 00:51 Sepharo
 
Kxmode wrote on Feb 3, 2018, 22:51:
We live in a society where the vast majority are guilty UNTIL proven innocent. Very sad.

That's pretty much the thing in all societies... that's why some societies, like ours, enshrined laws to ensure fair trials, juries of peers, public defense, etc.
And yet people will bitch about that too depending on the charges and the outcome of any given case.
 
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News Comments > GDC Pulls Bushnell's Pioneer Award
20. Re: GDC Pulls Bushnell's Pioneer Award Feb 2, 2018, 04:06 Sepharo
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Feb 1, 2018, 22:48:
I wonder if your morals and behaviors will be shunned or accepted in 50 years from now retrospectively...

Check out the latest hardcore history episode on this very topic
 
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News Comments > Your Royal Gayness Comes Out
24. Re: Your Royal Gayness Comes Out Feb 1, 2018, 17:49 Sepharo
 
There's nothing wrong with people ASKING nicely for changes like this, and there's nothing wrong with developers choosing not to. However, such a civil outcome is not usually the case. What usually happens is that the requester blows up in indignation that they're not being catered to and then begin a campaign to try to force the addition through shaming and other methods.

Oh yeah, this would definitely never happen with loot crates.
 
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News Comments > PUBG Known Issues
8. Re: PUBG Known Issues Jan 27, 2018, 22:05 Sepharo
 
I was skeptical but splitting up the warm up areas and changing things related to flying in the plane and parachuting does seem to have improved a lot of early game lag problems.

Looting as soon as you land is crisper than it's ever been.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 25, 2018, 02:05 Sepharo
 
Got a video for Muscular Beaver.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0U5-rg0qwKg

Also the new editing style that incorporates both the in-game capture and the replays from some of the opponent's views, is very nice.
 
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News Comments > Overwatch Adds New Map
1. Re: Overwatch Adds New Map Jan 24, 2018, 01:37 Sepharo
 
This is the first "Blizzard" incursion on Overwatch.
Obviously skins are already non-canon, but I wonder if they'll try to connect Blizzard World to the lore. Like Stephen King in Dark Tower or X-Men comics in Logan.

edit:

Well there ya go...
Addressing the observation that there is no Overwatch section of the park, Blizzard revealed that its company does exist within the game's world, but that they did not produce the Overwatch game.
http://overwatch.wikia.com/wiki/Blizzard_World
 
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News Comments > Overwatch Epic Skins Revealed
3. Re: Overwatch Epic Skins Revealed Jan 22, 2018, 18:06 Sepharo
 
The Zen skin looks very similar to the Houston Outlaws one I just got...
Almost all dark black with some green highlights. The major difference of course being the different head design.
 
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News Comments > PUBG Cheaters and Not Cheaters Identified
21. Re: PUBG Cheaters and Not Cheaters Identified Jan 20, 2018, 14:54 Sepharo
 
RedEye9 wrote:
It reasons like this that the game is so popular.

That's obvious to anyone who enjoys competitive MP DM. All these other weirdos think it's a bad survival crafting game. Which they're right about, but it's a weird complaint considering that's not the kind of game it is.
 
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News Comments > PUBG Cheaters and Not Cheaters Identified
17. Re: PUBG Cheaters and Not Cheaters Identified Jan 20, 2018, 00:17 Sepharo
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Jan 19, 2018, 21:26:
Make a game like this.. but 100% SP only with some fancy AI, and I'd buy it in a heartbeat. Actually, I want base-building in it though.

For me, better games than PUBG aplenty. Subnautica comes to mind. A true SP survival exploration game. (Soon out of EA)

Yeah so many better games than PUBG, like Banjo Kazooie.
 
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News Comments > Robot Cache Promises Digital Game Resales
2. Re: Robot Cache Promises Digital Game Resales Jan 16, 2018, 21:04 Sepharo
 
All these businesses popping up left and right where you get something for mining blockchain for them... just mine blockchain for yourself if you believe in that paradigm. It'll be worth more than the bit of value the company is giving you.  
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News Comments > Quantic Dream Denies Workplace Issues
10. Re: Quantic Dream Denies Workplace Issues Jan 16, 2018, 12:52 Sepharo
 
jdreyer wrote on Jan 16, 2018, 02:20:
Overon wrote on Jan 15, 2018, 17:35:
Ha those pictures cannot be ignored and are not so easily explained away.

Any company with any kind of HR department or care about this issue would have put a stop to this within three of those photos being created and disseminated. That the creator was allowed to create hundreds speaks volumes about the culture at this company.

The HR department might not have seen them. At work we've got a network folder full of photoshopped (more like mspaint) inside jokes and many of them feature coworkers, but none of them are very crude, certainly not risqué or sexual in nature in any way. Also none are mean or bullying really. The pictures appear randomly as the background of an internal site used by developers to manage virtuals. Anyone can drop a picture in there and the "fun" is seeing a new one randomly pop up. I could see how things could get out of hand though... but not posting pictures with titties, dildos, naked obese people, at work seems like common sense to most.
 
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News Comments > Fortnite Battle Royale Royale's Success
6. Re: Gambled and won Jan 15, 2018, 23:23 Sepharo
 
Jagacademy wrote on Jan 15, 2018, 21:49:
This game was on it's way to becoming a commercial failure on the magnitude of Lawbreakers. (nobody was playing their initial gamemode) In last ditch desperation, they copied PUBG, made it free...and became an overnight success. No wonder Player Unknown has been so vocally pissed off.

It's further complicated when they try to claim that certain mechanics are just aspects of the genre... when the genre being referred to has been 3 games from Brendan Greene.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
25. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 15, 2018, 18:00 Sepharo
 
I'm done. I've made myself pretty clear. And this is stuff you find in early very basic civics lessons. We literally learned this in elementary school here.
So when I start seeing the algebra for something so basic... I don't know what you're doing. I hope you figure it out though.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
23. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 15, 2018, 17:49 Sepharo
 
BobBob wrote on Jan 15, 2018, 17:45:
Sepharo wrote on Jan 15, 2018, 17:42:
BobBob wrote on Jan 15, 2018, 17:33:
Sepharo wrote on Jan 15, 2018, 17:30:
BobBob wrote on Jan 15, 2018, 17:17:
My question abridged: Is it possible to have a 'peaceful protest or march' without threats of violence?
Yes.
How?

You did not address the underlying philosophical question.

I guess I'm missing the underlying philosophical question. It looked to me like you were asking if a 'peaceable protest or march' was possible without violence. It definitely is. What am I missing?

Are you asking if the source of the threatened violence is important? Yes, if the protesters are threatening the violence, well then it's not constitutionally protected... But if the protesters are being threatened with violence for protesting, if the state does not protect them from that violence, their civil rights have been violated.

Well. Without some sort of protection or security, how does a peaceful protest remain secure and peaceful?

Try reading my second paragraph again. Violence against a peaceful protest doesn't make the protest not peaceful, at least not in the context of civil rights. You're getting stuck on some semantics.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
21. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 15, 2018, 17:42 Sepharo
 
BobBob wrote on Jan 15, 2018, 17:33:
Sepharo wrote on Jan 15, 2018, 17:30:
BobBob wrote on Jan 15, 2018, 17:17:
My question abridged: Is it possible to have a 'peaceful protest or march' without threats of violence?
Yes.
How?

You did not address the underlying philosophical question.

I guess I'm missing the underlying philosophical question. It looked to me like you were asking if a 'peaceable protest or march' was possible without violence. It definitely is. What am I missing?

Are you asking if the source of the threatened violence is important? Yes, if the protesters are threatening the violence, well then it's not constitutionally protected... But if the protesters are being threatened with violence for protesting, if the state does not protect them from that violence, their civil rights have been violated.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
19. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 15, 2018, 17:30 Sepharo
 
BobBob wrote on Jan 15, 2018, 17:17:
My question abridged: Is it possible to have a 'peaceful protest or march' without threats of violence?

Yes.

First Amendment states: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."

That's the reason the National Guard had to step in. State actors were prohibiting/abridging the "right of the people [to] peaceably assemble".
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
17. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 15, 2018, 17:27 Sepharo
 
On March 7, 1965, an estimated 525 to 600 civil rights marchers headed southeast out of Selma on U.S. Highway 80. The march was led by John Lewis of SNCC and the Reverend Hosea Williams of SCLC, followed by Bob Mants of SNCC and Albert Turner of SCLC. The protest went according to plan until the marchers crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge, where they encountered a wall of state troopers and county posse waiting for them on the other side.

County Sheriff Jim Clark had issued an order for all white males in Dallas County over the age of twenty-one to report to the courthouse that morning to be deputized. Commanding officer John Cloud told the demonstrators to disband at once and go home. Rev. Hosea Williams tried to speak to the officer, but Cloud curtly informed him there was nothing to discuss. Seconds later, the troopers began shoving the demonstrators, knocking many to the ground and beating them with nightsticks. Another detachment of troopers fired tear gas, and mounted troopers charged the crowd on horseback.

This was just 50 years ago... 50 years ago a sheriff and his community was so threatened by a peaceful march of black americans, who wanted to exercise their constitutional right to vote, that they deputized the white male population so they could beat these people with immunity.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
14. Re: Out of the Blue Jan 15, 2018, 17:06 Sepharo
 
BobBob wrote on Jan 15, 2018, 16:41:
I'm as liberal as they come, but I have questions about marches and protests.

Would the peace marches have gotten far without the National Guard to back them up? Is a march peaceful if it has an armed military escort? Hence.. there is a reactive threat of potential violence. Would the marches have been as successful without federal intervention?

This sure does skip over a lot of history and nuance as to why those marches needed LBJ to protect them with the National Guard.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selma_to_Montgomery_marches


The National Guard being there (on the third march attempt) was a very important part of it. State governments repeatedly and purposefully failed to protect the civil rights of their citizens (and in fact violated them using violence), so the federal government stepped in. It was a turning point because it meant the status quo was no longer acceptable, that the U.S. government would actively protect and advocate for civil rights to be upheld.
 
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