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Nickname PHJF
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Description VE3D Refugee
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Signed On May 29, 2003, 02:16
Total Comments 9763 (Guru)
User ID 17251
 
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News Comments > 9.7 Million Play the Overwatch Beta
32. Re: 9.7 Million Play the Overwatch Beta May 13, 2016, 14:55 PHJF
 
The heroes are great, they all have their own role and they do them well. Imho I don't think they need more abilities or anything.

At least three of them need serious work: D.Va doesn't even have a RMB ability. Bastion is hopeless except against completely new players, and a boring mess regardless. Symmetra is awful without a completely capable team to support her (ironic since she's a Support character).

And I don't see how it never occurred to anyone they didn't need to have a hitscan sniper in their game just because it's an FPS; Widow and her rifle are antithetical to the very nature of the game.

Then there's the player interrupt skills. It's NEVER good to have something outright remove all control from a player, and this game has three. TF2 had the baseball but that was added late and never more than a joke weapon. This has three characters built around freezing then killing other players.
 
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News Comments > 9.7 Million Play the Overwatch Beta
27. Re: 9.7 Million Play the Overwatch Beta May 13, 2016, 08:53 PHJF
 

TF2 players don't want to call it TF3 because they think they're superior

It absolutely is not TF3. In many ways, TF2 became TF3.

Overwatch really doesn't have a lot to distinguish itself; sure, there are a bunch of heroes, but they are all very one dimensional. It's a fun game and well made, but unless they add some serious content post release I don't see it having remotely the staying power of previous more popular shooters. The two game modes are terribly boring (especially KOTH, which I've NEVER enjoyed going all the way back to UT) and the maps pretty uninspired.
 
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News Comments > Save 50%
5. Re: Save 50% May 12, 2016, 20:14 PHJF
 
Failed my save.

I need more Con.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
9. Re: George Zimmerman May 12, 2016, 13:25 PHJF
 
TangledThorns wrote on May 12, 2016, 13:23:
Damn, they took the auction down. George Zimmerman is a hero!

It would have been so poetic for somebody to buy the gun and murder defend themself from Zimmerman...
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
56. Re: Out of the Blue May 12, 2016, 08:41 PHJF
 
I've wondered for a long time about the arguments about which will give a PC longer life -- being on 24/7 or getting powered down.

That's fucking horseshit, dude. Businesses especially should enforce sleep or powered down states after hours. Sleep uses ~10W. Whereas sleep may save a home user maybe $100 a year in power costs, it'll save tens of thousands for larger businesses.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
50. Re: Out of the Blue May 11, 2016, 22:33 PHJF
 
You don't power down at night???

WHY DO YOU WANT EARTH TO DIE, MONSTER
 
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News Comments > Disney Leaving Game Publishing
29. Re: Disney Leaving Game Publishing May 11, 2016, 19:09 PHJF
 
But back on ifinity, the amount of bitching we give a game for not enough content on release and then this franchise really held content back to the point you had to buy physical models to unlock a character and content. If it weren't such a casual game, it would have been baptized here for how stingy they were.

That's the entire point of the subgenre called "toys-to-life". Skylanders wasn't the first, but it was by far the most successful. Nintendo did the same thing with "amiibos", Warner Bros did the same thing with Lego Dimensions.
 
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News Comments > Civilization VI Announced
29. Re: Civilization VI Announced May 11, 2016, 18:59 PHJF
 
That's a nice way of saying Sid Meier isn't the designer of Civilization 6. The only Civ he was lead designer of was the very first.  
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News Comments > Disney Leaving Game Publishing
27. Re: Disney Leaving Game Publishing May 11, 2016, 16:50 PHJF
 

I couldn't believe how bad ifinity was. I know some people liked it but to me it played like a Dreamcast game in terms of visuals and gameplay mechanics of 3rd person games in that era.


The Skylanders franchise has made Activision over $3,000,000,000. Disney figured with their powerhouse IPs they'd make easy money aping that model.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
35. Re: Out of the Blue May 11, 2016, 15:56 PHJF
 
Pantyhose make for good makeshift dust filters.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
18. Re: Out of the Blue May 11, 2016, 12:19 PHJF
 
Blue said he ordered a Rift (and Vive IIRC) but it has yet to ship.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. Re: Out of the Blue May 11, 2016, 11:22 PHJF
 
Woo my Uncharted 4 showed up!

Time for that 5GB update to download. Next gen gaming, baby!
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Re: Out of the Blue May 11, 2016, 10:34 PHJF
 
PS4 is actually noisy as fuck, but my 970 with a blower fan gives it a run for its money. I got an ASUS 970 Turbo instead of ASUS 970 Strix because I have a white case and wanted the white GPU, but holy fuck is the Turbo noisy, even when idle. It completely drowns my case and cpu fans, and is probably the loudest GPU cooler I've ever owned.  
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News Comments > Three Unannounced CAPCOM Games Coming
2. Re: Three Unannounced CAPCOM Games Coming May 10, 2016, 10:34 PHJF
 
RE6 disaster? It sold over five million copies... and it wasn't *that* bad. It could have been Operation Raccoon City.

Anyways Revelations was a pretty good return to form for the series and placated a lot of fans disappointed with how action-heavy RE6 was.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
25. Re: Out of the Blue May 9, 2016, 19:24 PHJF
 

The downside to streaming is that the image quality is much worse - the detail I see in the darkness on a BluRay is huge, yet cable makes Game of Thrones a bunch of talking heads in black backgrounds.

Time Warner quality in my area is so horrendously bad that it's infinitely better for me to use HBO Go than actually watch or record anything.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
4. Re: Blu-ray suggestions? May 9, 2016, 13:03 PHJF
 
What else is fun is how you can't even rent tons of movies via streaming services. Shit like Age of Ultron is unrentable, fucking twelve months after it was in theaters, because it is exclusive to STARZ subscription service.

What the fuck are they thinking? Not stocking their product in Redbox and not letting me rent it online is supposed to make me fucking sprint over to Best Buy and pay $25 on something I ALREADY wasn't interested enough in to see at a theater??? YEAH THAT'LL SURE STOP ME JUST PIRATING IT
 
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News Comments > Overwatch Open Beta Overtime
11. Re: Overwatch Open Beta Overtime May 8, 2016, 21:57 PHJF
 
THEN IT'S A GOOD THING IT'S $40  
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News Comments > Overwatch Open Beta Overtime
5. Re: Overwatch Open Beta Overtime May 8, 2016, 18:43 PHJF
 

I actually saw a damn commercial for this stupid beta. Really? a commercial for an open beta? Just, damn.

The game goes live in two weeks...
 
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News Comments > NVIDIA GTX 1000 Series Announced
32. Re: NVIDIA GTX 1000 Series Announced May 7, 2016, 18:57 PHJF
 
Side note! Awesome now the Titan will become cheaper. Whenever new tech is released the prior generation significantly drops in price.

No, it really doesn't, unless you buy second hand. At least as far as nvidia is concerned.
 
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News Comments > Overwatch Beta Not Changing Much for Launch
47. Re: Overwatch Beta Not Changing Much for Launch May 7, 2016, 08:21 PHJF
 
Melee tanks, AOE shields, Pudge Hooks, Time Rewinds, Ultimates....why do you list those things like they are a good thing?

Because they are new and different? I don't remember uber charges or CP maps being in Team Fortress, but I can't imagine TF2 without them.

It's a pointless argument because you're arguing the game is "casual" when it really isn't. Characters like Tracer require a ton of practice and skill to be competent with.
 
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