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Re: Pillars of Eternity Support; Patch Next Week
Mar 28, 2015, 03:26
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Re: Pillars of Eternity Support; Patch Next Week Mar 28, 2015, 03:26
Mar 28, 2015, 03:26
 
Fun game so far. I see some typos. They'll get fixed.

My party already wiped. I didn't even get out of the first dungeon. I made a mistake and let my curiosity take hold. Then I got dumb. Old school rules in place, I see. I deserved to get waxed.

After playing so many carebear RPGs I forgot all my old dungeon running paranoia.

Where's my ten foot pole...
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Re: Morning Tech Bits
Mar 27, 2015, 10:31
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Re: Morning Tech Bits Mar 27, 2015, 10:31
Mar 27, 2015, 10:31
 
My SteelSeries mouse has been fine, but I'll never use their drivers again. They released a version that completely trashed my Windows 8 install (as in: made it unbootable - requiring me to do many hours of recovery).

They released a fix, but the damage was done.

I'll avoid that brand in future.

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Re: Asteroids: Outpost Early Access; Other Remakes Considered
Mar 27, 2015, 10:24
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Re: Asteroids: Outpost Early Access; Other Remakes Considered Mar 27, 2015, 10:24
Mar 27, 2015, 10:24
 
Seriously. Asteroids is not exactly rich on lore.

Rich on ore maybe.
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Re: GOG.Com on Customer Service
Mar 25, 2015, 18:03
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Re: GOG.Com on Customer Service Mar 25, 2015, 18:03
Mar 25, 2015, 18:03
 
This should really be the standard return policy for every software vendor.

I don't think most people will use the return policy as a rental service (and it should be easy to see who is doing that and ban them anyway).

Good for GOG. Maybe I'll throw my purchases over there instead of Steam. I lose nothing hedging my bets..
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Re: etc.
Mar 25, 2015, 14:54
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Re: etc. Mar 25, 2015, 14:54
Mar 25, 2015, 14:54
 
The last big arcade I went to had full-motion mech pods and it was a blast. The downside is they wanted like 4 or 5 bucks a go and it lasted maybe 5 minutes.

That was ages ago. Now the only arcade games I see are retro / forgotten cabinets that nobody ever really bothered to unplug.
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Re: Saturday Safety Dance
Mar 21, 2015, 14:31
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Re: Saturday Safety Dance Mar 21, 2015, 14:31
Mar 21, 2015, 14:31
 
I guess the apps probably didn't violate any rule so they went through. Maybe the rules got revised to close the loop on what is basically a scam.

If the app store was full of viruses the media would be screaming and Apple fans would be the ones screaming loudest, followed by security experts.

There doesn't seem like much to pick on here.
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Re: Evening Tech Bits
Mar 20, 2015, 21:07
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Re: Evening Tech Bits Mar 20, 2015, 21:07
Mar 20, 2015, 21:07
 
It'll probably just end up being used on Windows 10 mobile stuff - cells and tablets. If you want to hack those there'll be a million alternatives.

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Re: Evening Patches
Mar 19, 2015, 19:33
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Re: Evening Patches Mar 19, 2015, 19:33
Mar 19, 2015, 19:33
 
Skylines looks like it might be the SimCity everyone wanted.
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Re: Newell on Half-Life
Mar 18, 2015, 11:16
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Re: Newell on Half-Life Mar 18, 2015, 11:16
Mar 18, 2015, 11:16
 
HL3 has taken so long to come out that I've become indifferent to it. If it comes out, fine. If it doesn't, whatever.

I don't really care what secret sauce Valve is coy about working on now because they've kind of become a bore about it.

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Re: The Elder Scrolls Online Mandatory Subscriptions End
Mar 17, 2015, 11:11
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Re: The Elder Scrolls Online Mandatory Subscriptions End Mar 17, 2015, 11:11
Mar 17, 2015, 11:11
 
I do.

I like it and I'm still playing it.

I just wish I had more time to actually play.
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Re: StarDrive 2 Trailer
Mar 13, 2015, 20:23
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Re: StarDrive 2 Trailer Mar 13, 2015, 20:23
Mar 13, 2015, 20:23
 
Looks pretty cool, but I seem to remember something about the first one that made me not buy it. Like users were saying the guy never really finished it or something.

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Re: On Sale
Mar 13, 2015, 20:17
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Re: On Sale Mar 13, 2015, 20:17
Mar 13, 2015, 20:17
 
You can get all the good Ultimas for like $6 or so.
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Re: Evening Interviews
Mar 12, 2015, 22:41
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Re: Evening Interviews Mar 12, 2015, 22:41
Mar 12, 2015, 22:41
 
Yeah, really. Wasteland 2 is supposed to come up with a toolset and it was built in Unity. I haven't heard them gripe about Unity any.

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Re: Morning Crowdfunding Roundup
Mar 11, 2015, 19:25
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Re: Morning Crowdfunding Roundup Mar 11, 2015, 19:25
Mar 11, 2015, 19:25
 
I didn't even know there was a Kickstarter. I probably would have paid in. I remember Crystal Quest.

I'm really surprised it hasn't been cloned a million times already though. It is not that complicated of a game.
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Re: Gatherings & Competitions
Mar 10, 2015, 00:34
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Re: Gatherings & Competitions Mar 10, 2015, 00:34
Mar 10, 2015, 00:34
 
It was always all bullshit.

The goal was to have fun and if people are having fun with LOL leagues good for them.

That's all. It's just about fun and different things people do to have fun.

If you're mad that the genre you like to have fun in has changed so much that it's not recognizable anymore, take that anger to the indie pool so somebody can pick up on it and remake the genre with old school roots. Somebody would probably love to make a living supporting some niche like that - if you're willing to pay.

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Re: TITAN X GPU Unveiled
Mar 4, 2015, 22:33
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Re: TITAN X GPU Unveiled Mar 4, 2015, 22:33
Mar 4, 2015, 22:33
 
Honestly I won't be looking at graphics card or PC rig updates until close to Fallout 4 release time. That's the only game I'd bother updating for over the next couple of years.
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Re: TITAN X GPU Unveiled
Mar 4, 2015, 19:45
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Re: TITAN X GPU Unveiled Mar 4, 2015, 19:45
Mar 4, 2015, 19:45
 
AMD's next GPU should be called Attack on Titan.

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Re: Unity 5 Released
Mar 3, 2015, 14:33
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Re: Unity 5 Released Mar 3, 2015, 14:33
Mar 3, 2015, 14:33
 
By the time you're finished enough with a game to need the $75/mo Unity pro version the $75 per month fee would just be an expense write-off for your business (in a long list of other expenses).

Not a big deal.

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Re: Skyrim Mod Size Limit to End
Mar 2, 2015, 21:59
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Re: Skyrim Mod Size Limit to End Mar 2, 2015, 21:59
Mar 2, 2015, 21:59
 
The micro-stuttering issue is something I don't get anymore, but it might be because of some mod. I remembered it bugged me in FO3 and NV both.
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Re: Fallout 4 Announcement at E3?
Mar 2, 2015, 19:45
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Re: Fallout 4 Announcement at E3? Mar 2, 2015, 19:45
Mar 2, 2015, 19:45
 
Even if UE does allow modding all the modders already know Creation Engine. Lose 4 or 5 prolific modders (because they don't want to learn everything all over again) and the whole scene decays.

Besides that, I thought the Skyrim engine was pretty good. It rarely crashes on me and once you get some texture mods going it looks pretty sweet.
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