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News Comments > Blizzard's Battle.net Brand Returns
11. Re: Blizzard's Battle.net Brand Returns Aug 15, 2017, 14:14 FloorPie
 
Kajetan wrote on Aug 15, 2017, 12:50:
Cutter wrote on Aug 15, 2017, 12:20:
And this why marketing departments are nothing but a waste of time and money.
"Battle" is a military term. Maybe the wife of some CEO thought that the company has to be more family friendly.

Chicks ruin everything.
 
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News Comments > Grimoire - Heralds of the Winged Exemplar Takes Flight
17. Re: Grimoire - Heralds of the Winged Exemplar Takes Flight Aug 5, 2017, 18:48 FloorPie
 
Cutter wrote on Aug 5, 2017, 12:25:
20 years and 40 dollars for that? Yeah the guy obviously is a loony.

Heh, many have thought that for years. I'd forgotten all about Cleve and Grimoire till now. If I remember right his big crusade was against piracy and game pricing, but its been awhile. The political battles now don't surprise me as he used to be on the Quarter to Three forums a lot over ten years ago. Ruffled many feathers especially the hard core lefty types there.

So, $40 for Grimoire doesn't surprise me but sure does seem stupid. His project though.
 
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News Comments > DOOM Patch; Free DLC; Price Drop; Free Weekend
17. Re: DOOM Patch; Free DLC; Price Drop; Free Weekend Jul 20, 2017, 03:55 FloorPie
 
According to windows, my Doom install is now only 67GB. IIRC, before mega patch it was 78GB.  
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Standalone Coming
7. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Jun 24, 2017, 01:04 FloorPie
 
Heh, why bother buying this seperately (whenever they release it for pc) when you can get it now for $50 with Infinite Warfare? Hmm, they will probably fully seperate them now to maximize profit. I really shouldn't waste the cash but tempting.  
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News Comments > Rockstar's GTA Mod Statement
7. Re: Rockstar's GTA Mod Statement Jun 24, 2017, 00:36 FloorPie
 
Hmm, will they go after FiveM for multiplayer mods (that aren't the official servers) in GTA5? Sure seems to be what they're saying. They'd be stupid to do that, big community RP with that now.  
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News Comments > Steam Summer Sale Launches
22. Re: Steam Summer Sale Launches Jun 22, 2017, 15:58 FloorPie
 
FYI, just saw on GoG, they have the old Homeworld Cataclysm on sale now. They renamed it Homeworld Emergence for copyright reasons.  
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News Comments > Steam Summer Sale Launches
17. Re: Steam Summer Sale Launches Jun 22, 2017, 15:36 FloorPie
 
Icewind wrote on Jun 22, 2017, 15:33:
Acleacius wrote on Jun 22, 2017, 15:00:
Well, Search is dead for the moment, not the error report either. Only took 59 minutes to kill Steam.

Yeah, i'm trying to bring up a list of FPS and RPGs on sale but it's not even loading. I get the store front and my wishlist, but even on the web I can't access it.

Want to see if they've put Doom 4 on sale yet.

For games I own but want dlc etc, I've been pulling them up via community hub then clicking store page there.

Doom is $14.99.
 
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News Comments > Steam Summer Sale Launches
16. Re: Steam Summer Sale Launches Jun 22, 2017, 15:34 FloorPie
 
Kxmode wrote on Jun 22, 2017, 14:02:
jdreyer wrote on Jun 22, 2017, 13:38:
Xero wrote on Jun 22, 2017, 13:31:
I might be blind, but I don't see any deals on the front, lol. They all look nearly full price.

LOL, yeah, now I see it. Looks like the sale panels are there, but none of the discounts were loaded. I guess at a company where everyone can do what they want, no one wants to do testing.

Apparently, the Pillars of Eternity devs jacked up the price ahead of Steam's summer sale. I would recommend key sellers as a viable alternative.

I don't remember what the regular price is but the sale price for at least the last two sales has been $17.99, the price it is at right now on steam.

I'm not seeing that many great deals so far. Many are expected ones but I'm surprised that some newer games aren't on sale even just 10-15%. Sega actually has the Total War Warhammer addon races on sale.
 
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News Comments > Dawn of War III Free Content Next Week
4. Re: Dawn of War III Free Content Next Week Jun 17, 2017, 10:04 FloorPie
 
Its more traditional rts than #2 was but the base building is weak, mostly pointless. The apology/we're listening post the devs put out is encouraging somewhat but I'm not optimistic. I'll see where its at in a few months, probably around holiday sales.

Ignoring art style preferences, the UI, or gameplay mechanics, the game was just shipped incomplete. 8 MP maps, one MP mode, weak single player campaign and no re-bindable keys for $60? Crazy town.
 
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News Comments > Dying Light's Year+ Free DLC Deluge
10. Re: Dying Light's Year+ Free DLC Deluge Jun 16, 2017, 02:14 FloorPie
 
Do these mods work with multiplayer co-op? A friend really likes the game and its ok playing it with others but the weapons degrade and lock picking to some extent just got damn tedious. I lost a really nice weapon once because I dared to respawn after a lame death. Some of the jumping puzzles drove me to finally quit about 6 hours in.

The intro also annoyed the hell out of me. I think it took me 1.5 hours to get through all of it just to be able to do co-op.
 
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News Comments > Star Wars Battlefront II Trailer Leak
19. Re: eeH... Jun 10, 2017, 18:31 FloorPie
 
Rigs wrote on Jun 10, 2017, 13:11:
Forgetting everything else, can we all just agree that Ewan McGregor freakin' nailed the character of Obi Wan Kenobi?! Every I see him dressed as the future old hermit wizard, I think, 'this guy should have had the trilogy to himself, from his point of view'. To hell with whinefest little orphan Annie, I want to see this bad ass sci-fi James Bond motherfucker swagger into a bar, tell some loser he doesn't want any deathsticks, convince him to go do something with his life with the wave of his fucking hand and then, without missing a beat, cut off some filthy scoundrel bounty hunter's arm like he'd planned it from the words 'I've got a bad feeling about this'.

Oh, the video? Well, the blurry ten seconds I could buffer after five minutes on my throttled sat connection wasn't that impressive. Gonna have to wait for next month when I can watch my prized one 720p video...gotta choose wisely, though...still, I have another 15 days to wait, so maybe something more substantial will catch my eye by then...


=-Rigs-=

Agreed on McGregor as Obi Wan.
 
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News Comments > Star Trek: Bridge Crew Released
25. Re: Star Trek: Bridge Crew Released May 31, 2017, 15:46 FloorPie
 
Caught some of this on twitch last night, hilarious and looks rather fun.

Best part starts (with TOS ship) at about 5hr 12min:

https://www.twitch.tv/videos/148387507
 
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News Comments > New Intel CPU Announcements
31. Re: New Intel CPU Announcements May 30, 2017, 15:41 FloorPie
 
RedEye9 wrote on May 30, 2017, 10:50:
Wallshadows wrote on May 30, 2017, 10:46:
Maybe Intel considers de-lidding tools and Liquid Pro a premium feature now.
For the low low price of $47.50 your cpu can be factory delidded and premium tim applied.

Nah, Intel will let small boutiques do it. Silicon lottery isn't just a term anymore but a company that does de-lids/guaranteed overclocked chips.
 
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News Comments > New AMD ReLive Drivers
1. Re: New AMD ReLive Drivers May 19, 2017, 03:38 FloorPie
 
"Radeon RX 550 series graphics products may experience a system hang when entering sleep or hibernate modes."

Hah, no its a bunch of their products. I've had this problem off and on for months with a rx 480. It usually shows up when the ReLive software checks for an update.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Necromancer Q&A Wednesday
9. Re: Diablo III Necromancer Q&A Wednesday Apr 30, 2017, 19:39 FloorPie
 
Cutter wrote on Apr 30, 2017, 16:56:
Stay awhile and listen....

Only to watch him killed by a witch with butterfly magic.
 
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News Comments > Dawn of War III Released
18. Re: Dawn of War III Released Apr 27, 2017, 17:23 FloorPie
 
It is as much moba as rts at this point. Its no where near as good as DoW2 and I wasn't a fan of that game. It has one MP mode, the power core map. You can take out the base building and you wouldn't miss a thing.  
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News Comments > Dawn of War III Released
3. Re: Dawn of War III Released Apr 27, 2017, 14:18 FloorPie
 
SpectralMeat wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 12:57:
Kxmode wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 12:55:
Wahhhh. Waaaahhh never changes.
Unlike this series.
Wish they would have updated the original instead of what they did

Ditto.
 
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News Comments > Dawn of War III Trailer; Open Beta Begins
28. Re: Dawn of War III Trailer; Open Beta Begins Apr 23, 2017, 18:40 FloorPie
 
jimeh wrote on Apr 23, 2017, 03:19:
You're all just searching for reasons not to like it to hide the fact you're too afraid to play online cos you'll get your asses kicked.:P

This is why RTS is a dead genre. It allows too much for skilled players to dominate, sort of like Quake, but what kids-these-days want is like Call of Duty where when you suck and die it notices and spawns you behind someone for an easy kill. Overwatch with its built in "abilities" like auto-aim and other no skill ultimates. Survival shooters where you sneak around looting until you shoot someone in the back and enjoy it because it wasn't you it was happening to.

Someone said DOW3 borrowed elements from mobas, which you're afraid to play because you'll get your ass kicked online, so you're holding on to that comment as tight as you can, not even realising its a good thing to have a team goal to stop kids trolling by hiding units around the map so you can't actually end the game although you've clearly won. How many people keep playing starcraft2 after you zerg rush all their SRVs with some 6pool shit that bipasses the whole game?

So, lets talk about the two "moba" elements.

1. A tower. (Stationary structure with ranged attack)
Stops cheesy base rushing making early game rushes about map control, resource nodes, instead of something annoying like killing workers.IF you want to build your base far back behind the tower it will be safe most the game. If you want to drop your building at forward locations as a place to heal and reinforce squads it is a better location in some ways. This tower gives players of all skill levels a chance to have a good time!

1. The thing you kill to win.
How many times have you won an RTS match without getting to destroy the enemy base because he quits because he decided you'll win? Build up this big army then never get to use it! This thing is a good victory condition. Much better than other RTS where players just ragequit when they're losing, or send 1000 bombers at your Commander, etc, etc.

I have seen some amazing comebacks already. The matches have fantastic pace, the maps have great flow, the games go for a perfect length and its non-stop tactical action the whole time.

This is the best RTS going in a mostly dead genre. Yes, its too expensive. Yes, the DLC will probably ruin the balance they have going so far. But, right now, it is a great Relic RTS and the best RTS going. [/rant]

Except it isn't much of a good rts. Its unbalanced. The economy is wonky. The map we have is small for 3v3 so far. It has one MP game mode. One. The power core moba esque mode that as Eraser mentioned, is pointless if you lose your basic control points. You might as well quit with a GG because it will take another 5-10 mins to lose, where you will not come back unless the other side makes bad mistakes. Escalation mode doesn't really help, as unit costs are high in most cases. Early game/basic units don't stand up to elites most of the time. It isn't just the tower thing that is moba either, it is the focus on elites by mid to end game. Reinforcing is mostly pointless mid game onwards, unless you're losing and again, why bother because 30 seconds to a min later your rebuilt squad will just get slaughtered.

Throwing in complaints about Commander bomber snipes from SC or PA is just nonsensical for a DoW game, especially since with DoW3 all you need is the mega elite and that is your comm snipe mechanic.

Maybe the game is better in 1v1, I'll have to try a couple games there but the game is a half-assed RTS and a pale imitation of the DoW games. If I want a moba, I load up HoTS. They could take out the base building completely and you would miss nothing. Just call in a servitor to build listening posts (or why bother having them at all really).
 
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News Comments > Dawn of War III Trailer; Open Beta Begins
22. Re: Dawn of War III Trailer; Open Beta Begins Apr 22, 2017, 21:42 FloorPie
 
Played some more, and this is a no purchase for me. Maybe on sale with more factions added in. Apparently the moba influenced power core map is the only MP gameplay in release with others promised in the future.

Its a weak effort overall. By mid game you're spamming units if you can and micro managing your elite units. Games take 30-45mins and you can tell if you're going to lose by minute 15 or so. It has pretentions of DoW1, very little of 2 in there and just meh in the end. Elite doctrines like coh2 and skins! Earn skull points! Buy skins and doctrines! DLC!

Meh, maybe the campaign will save it.
 
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News Comments > Dawn of War III Trailer; Open Beta Begins
9. Re: Dawn of War III Trailer; Open Beta Begins Apr 21, 2017, 23:34 FloorPie
 
Not that impressed so far. Units just seem off, color style is meh. Buildings look nice I guess. Its better than DoW2 in some ways but not enough DoW1. No skirmish AI in the "beta" aka demo, sucks.

After the good tutorial, I've played one 3v3 in MP as space marines. You call in your elite units after earning points. You can only reinforce troops if near a building. I'm going to try a few more mp games but I'm thinking this is a wait for a sale title, say $40 max. Its SEGA so I figure they'll have a ton of DLC to get more factions added in.
 
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