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Nickname Ant
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Description I am just a blue ant =).
Homepage http://aqfl.net
Signed On Jan 12, 2000, 03:53
Total Comments 8250 (Guru)
User ID 1957
 
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News Comments > Free Prince of Persia: Sands of Time
7. Re: Free Prince of Persia: Sands of Time Jun 14, 2016, 00:26 Ant
 
Great game, and unexpected to be free. Sequels weren't that good though.  
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition
30. Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition Jun 13, 2016, 18:06 Ant
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Jun 13, 2016, 17:34:
Dude, I know you're an Ant but unless you are using some wicked ant tech to translate ant language to human language I'd suggest to maybe, you know, umm... read the fookin' news you are commenting on?

But since I'm generally known as a nice guy and exemplar to society I shall answer your question: YES.
Oops, I missed that. My bad. Too much craps today! Now, you know why I don't game anymore!
 
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition
23. Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition Jun 13, 2016, 17:05 Ant
 
I still haven't downloaded and tried mine!

Will there be SE upgrades for those who already bought the older editions?
 
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News Comments > DOOM Demo During E3
10. Re: DOOM Demo During E3 Jun 13, 2016, 16:23 Ant
 
Why only this week? Lame.  
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News Comments > Battlefield 1 Trailer
7. Re: Battlefield 1 Trailer Jun 12, 2016, 19:07 Ant
 
So, no PC port?  
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News Comments > Battlefield 1 Teaser Trailer 2
16. Re: Battlefield 1 Teaser Trailer 2 Jun 12, 2016, 19:04 Ant
 
Techie714 wrote on Jun 12, 2016, 11:51:
Only 15 seconds but it looks pretty awesome so far.
But it's a cutscene and EA!
 
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News Comments > DOOM Balance Patch
4. Re: DOOM Balance Patch Jun 11, 2016, 00:17 Ant
 
ShadyPete wrote on Jun 10, 2016, 22:25:
back in my day the plasma rifle was better than the shotgun and that's just the way it was. ya did what ya had to do and were thankfull.
BFG9K!
 
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News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic: The GEMINI Deception This Month
2. Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic: The GEMINI Deception This Month Jun 9, 2016, 01:29 Ant
 
The Half Elf wrote on Jun 8, 2016, 21:12:
Yet another droid? Are they done milking HK-47 yet?
Shut up, meatbag.
 
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News Comments > Free Natural Selection 2 Map
4. Re: Free Natural Selection 2 Map Jun 5, 2016, 20:53 Ant
 
inveigle88 wrote on Jun 5, 2016, 20:50:
Incredible FPS/RTS hybrid with an active community and weekly updates.
Yep! It was nice the original team passed the torch to the current team.
 
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News Comments > Free Natural Selection 2 Map
2. Re: Free Natural Selection 2 Map Jun 5, 2016, 18:22 Ant
 
Armengar wrote on Jun 5, 2016, 12:38:
Game is dead. A shame. They should have suppprted modding with a framework but with each patch needing lots of blind mod changes most of the kodders have left alomg with the players.
Dead? It still looks active to me.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
32. Re: Out of the Blue May 30, 2016, 07:22 Ant
 
Contacts won't work my near sighted compound eyes, since I was a callow ant, since they are always itchy from allergies.  
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News Comments > Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide Free Weekend
13. Re: Morning Mobilization May 27, 2016, 20:10 Ant
 
Scottish Martial Arts wrote on May 27, 2016, 19:49:
SpectralMeat wrote on May 27, 2016, 08:07:
Why don't they end these on Monday at 1PM when the week long deals or whatever takes over is beyond stupid.

Because as I noted above, the point of the free weekend isn't to reward you for using Steam, but to convince you to buy a game you otherwise wouldn't buy. If the free weekend ended at midnight right before Monday morning, you'd likely say "well that was fun, but it's time to get to bed before work, and I don't want to buy this right now if I'm not going to have time to play it until next weekend." When it ends at 1pm on Sunday, when you still have plenty of time to play, you're much more likely to buy the game to keep playing.

I'm not saying this is "right" or anything, but I would think it would be pretty transparent why it ends at 1pm on Sunday; it's because they want you to actually buy the game, not just play the free weekend and never look back.
Ah, good point there. Trying to get more sales. Also, I forgot that the free weekends start on Fridays. It still sucks for those are BUSY on weekends though.
 
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News Comments > Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide Free Weekend
5. Steam's free ... May 26, 2016, 21:49 Ant
 
JohnBirshire wrote on May 26, 2016, 21:27:
They need to replace free weekends with free weeks. Friday to Friday or something of that nature. Not all of us are free on weekends, but that's the only time they ever host these.
Ditto. I hate it when they end on Sundays at 1:00 PM PT. Dude, what about the 11 hours left of the weekend?
 
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News Comments > Funcom Rebounds
9. AoC... May 26, 2016, 16:31 Ant
 
I still haven't tried its Age of Conan.  
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
14. I watched more DOOM videos (not all of them [TL;DW]), with a guy's commentaries, from YouTube... May 23, 2016, 00:33 Ant
 
... The game actually looks fun. DOOM 4 should had been DOOM 3. Nice customizations of upgrades, level designs even though I am still not a fan of hell theme, etc. Maybe I will have to get a new gaming box just to play it or not. Although, I wished the single player campaign had co-op. Bah to the non campaign's multiplayer co-op. Maybe someone can mod it in the future to make the game better?  
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
11. Re: Steam Top 10 May 22, 2016, 23:39 Ant
 
Quboid wrote on May 22, 2016, 22:23:
Ant wrote on May 22, 2016, 22:04:
rudra wrote on May 22, 2016, 18:46:
getting ASCII art to work here is a fucking chore dude
Does BN even support fixed width fonts to make ASCII art work?


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Spacing doesn't work, any number of spaces just becomes one. Needs Frans to changes spaces in the code tag to non-breaking spaces.
Ah!
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
9. Re: Steam Top 10 May 22, 2016, 22:04 Ant
 
rudra wrote on May 22, 2016, 18:46:
getting ASCII art to work here is a fucking chore dude
Does BN even support fixed width fonts to make ASCII art work?
 
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News Comments > Elite Dangerous Expansion Next Week
4. Re: Elite Dangerous Expansion Next Week May 20, 2016, 21:07 Ant
 
And still no Linux port.  
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News Comments > Diablo III Turns Four
25. Re: Diablo III Turns Four May 16, 2016, 21:58 Ant
 
Undocumented Alien wrote on May 16, 2016, 21:55:
christheshitter wrote on May 16, 2016, 19:36:
Nothing in their portfolio can ever top Diablo 1 nothing! Thank you Condor(Blizzard North) for bringing such a classic although i didn't like D2 as much.

Diablo 3 is a fecking Disney game painted with rainbow colored crayons. Nothing that was magic in D1 went over to Diablo 3. The dark atmosphere, the enemy death animations, the beautiful crisp SVGA graphics, the eerie sound scape. Nothing!

Would LOVE to see D1 just get a graphical update and re-released. Definitely the best Diablo of the 3.

Diablo 1 and 2 for me. I love both. Frak D3. Did you see this postmortem? http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1023469/Classic-Game-Postmortem OR http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VscdPA6sUkc
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Turns Four
23. Re: Diablo III Turns Four May 16, 2016, 21:07 Ant
 
0 hour for the full game. 3.75 hours for the beta according to my http://aqfl.net/node/9811 blog/review.  
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