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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
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User ID 1957
 
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News Comments > BioShock Infinite Linux Hints
11. Re: BioShock Infinite Linux Hints Dec 7, 2014, 20:38 Ant
 
Kitkoan wrote on Dec 7, 2014, 20:32:
Ant wrote on Dec 7, 2014, 18:54:
Kitkoan wrote on Dec 7, 2014, 17:08:
Well, I have Bioshock Infinite and run Linux, and am now currently installing Bioshock Infinite for Linux.

Now to see if there is an executable file... (I'll tell you after all 17 gigs are downloaded...)

*edit* Misread it, it's 14.8 gigs..
"And then?"

And then I remember just how much my internet speeds sucked...
"And then?" Also, how bad? No caps I hope!
 
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News Comments > BioShock Infinite Linux Hints
9. Re: BioShock Infinite Linux Hints Dec 7, 2014, 18:54 Ant
 
Kitkoan wrote on Dec 7, 2014, 17:08:
Well, I have Bioshock Infinite and run Linux, and am now currently installing Bioshock Infinite for Linux.

Now to see if there is an executable file... (I'll tell you after all 17 gigs are downloaded...)

*edit* Misread it, it's 14.8 gigs..
"And then?"
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
50. Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Dec 7, 2014, 18:53 Ant
 
Agent.X7 wrote on Dec 4, 2014, 19:37:
Cutter wrote on Dec 4, 2014, 18:40:
That looks unbelievably bad. I think I just threw up in my mouth a little.

One of those rare times Cutter and I agree. Cameron was done after 2, and everything since has been pretty poor. The TV series was the best of the bunch. (Which is why, of course, they cancelled it.)
Blame FOX again!
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
49. Re: Terminator Genisys Movie - Official Trailer. Dec 7, 2014, 18:49 Ant
 
Bleh to this Terminator movie/film!  
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News Comments > Steam Autumn Sale
69. $0 Nov 30, 2014, 17:05 Ant
 
Steam gets nada from me once again.  
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News Comments > Free Torchlight
7. Re: Mods? Nov 27, 2014, 20:58 Ant
 
Jivaro wrote on Nov 27, 2014, 20:02:
Ant wrote on Nov 27, 2014, 12:31:
What good mods are there?

If you don't use Steam's Workshop this is a good website for mods: Runic's Fan Site.

I haven't played for a while, but there is everything from skins to conversions to new character classes. Same for the second game.

I have heard that the "Wulf Mod Pack" is good for first time players. Smooths out the rougher edges of the game but doesn't drastically change things. You can find it under mod packs on the above linked page.
Thanks. I would want to try full mod packs when I have time. I didn't get Torchlight 1 from Steam.
 
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News Comments > Free Torchlight
5. Mods? Nov 27, 2014, 12:31 Ant
 
What good mods are there?  
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News Comments > Steam Autumn Sale
45. Re: Steam Autumn Sale Nov 26, 2014, 18:24 Ant
 
ItBurn wrote on Nov 26, 2014, 18:05:
Jivaro wrote on Nov 26, 2014, 18:04:
My backlog is, so far, winning the battle this year. Usually I buy stuff even though my backlog is ridiculously long. This year seems to be different for some reason. I have less time to play than in previous years, so that is probably part of it. I have some really well reviewed games in my backlog, which is probably a bigger part. I haven't played Dishonored yet, for example.

I don't have time to play games anymore... It's actually starting to affect my mood...
Me too, and I don't even have a woman and still am a single virgin! I struggle to visit BN!! :O
 
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News Comments > Steam Autumn Sale
44. No 100%? Nov 26, 2014, 18:23 Ant
 
Need 100%.  
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News Comments > Original Elite for Free
22. Ports Nov 24, 2014, 20:23 Ant
 
FYI. No Linux and Mac OS X ports for this one/1.  
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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Goes "Gamma"
57. Re: Linux port Nov 24, 2014, 08:58 Ant
 
Dala wrote on Nov 24, 2014, 05:32:
Ant wrote on Nov 23, 2014, 19:42:
And a Linux port!

Yes, a Linux version would be very nice to have. If they are building a Mac version then I assume that the 3D engine for that will use OpenGL. If that is correct then a Linux version should not be a massive job.
David and his team said there weren't any plans when I asked about it at E3 2014. Definitely Windows and then Mac OS X ports. See my http://aqfl.net/node/11029 for the details.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen FPS Health Detailed
32. Re: Star Citizen FPS Health Detailed Nov 23, 2014, 22:14 Ant
 
Kedyn wrote on Nov 23, 2014, 22:07:
I'm not sure when it happened, but Star Citizen went from "the more I hear about it, the more I wish I had thrown money at it" to "the more I hear about it, the more I'm GLAD I kept my money".
That happens a lot. That is why I don't bother. I'll just wait for the finished products.
 
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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Goes "Gamma"
40. Re: Elite: Dangerous Goes Nov 23, 2014, 20:48 Ant
 
DangerDog wrote on Nov 23, 2014, 20:36:
Prez wrote on Nov 23, 2014, 19:32:
Hopefully after launch and when things are running smoothly they will reconsider the offline mode.

Here you go, it's in stock even

https://store.elitedangerous.com/usd/elite1984.html
Rad(ical)! I bought it for giggles. Now, I officially own the original game for free and legally. Wait, no Linux and Mac OS X ports? Will I play it? Probably not. I already played an online emulated one/1, and I sucked! I'd rather play the new one like at E3 2014 with the Frontier Development team! Only if I had free time. I barely came here.

This comment was edited on Nov 23, 2014, 20:59.
 
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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Goes "Gamma"
38. Re: Elite: Dangerous Goes Nov 23, 2014, 20:18 Ant
 
Julio wrote on Nov 23, 2014, 20:10:
Ant wrote on Nov 23, 2014, 19:42:
Prez wrote on Nov 23, 2014, 19:32:
Hopefully after launch and when things are running smoothly they will reconsider the offline mode.
And a Linux port!

And DRM free!

Though I highly doubt all of the above.
Yep.
 
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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Goes "Gamma"
36. Re: Elite: Dangerous Goes Nov 23, 2014, 19:42 Ant
 
Prez wrote on Nov 23, 2014, 19:32:
Hopefully after launch and when things are running smoothly they will reconsider the offline mode.
And a Linux port!
 
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News Comments > Steam Autumn Sale This Week
9. Re: So many! Nov 23, 2014, 19:41 Ant
 
Slashman wrote on Nov 23, 2014, 19:29:
Ant wrote on Nov 23, 2014, 18:56:
Where can I have free time and energy?

When you find out, tell the rest of us. Although seeing as how you're from the formicidae family, I won't hold my breath.
No!
 
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News Comments > Alienware's "PC Gaming Console"
37. Quadcore systems... Nov 23, 2014, 19:39 Ant
 
HorrorScope wrote on Nov 22, 2014, 18:03:
theglaze wrote on Nov 22, 2014, 13:59:
You do not need quadcore procs for PC gaming, at least not yet:

Techspot
Far Cry 4 @ 1920x1200 with a GTX 980
i3 3220 2cores/4threads (3.3Ghz) = 76fps
i5 3470 4cores/4threads (3.2Ghz) = 80fps

What you do need is hyperthreading.

One game does not settle that score. I wouldn't want a new pc with a dual core, I doubt I'm alone.

So my old Intel i7 950 and Intel Core 2 Q8200 systems can handle it as long as I have enough RAM, a good video card, etc.?
 
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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Refund Policy
155. 4/1? Nov 23, 2014, 19:26 Ant
 
Mad Max RW wrote on Nov 21, 2014, 12:29:
How about renaming Blue's News to Boo Hoos?
Maybe on April 1st beside the boring Pink News.
 
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News Comments > Elite: Dangerous Goes "Gamma"
33. ED is nice! Nov 23, 2014, 19:12 Ant
 
Slashman wrote on Nov 23, 2014, 12:52:
Ozmodan wrote on Nov 23, 2014, 12:17:
Gamma? Now they are making up build names LOL? Cute game, but nothing to be taken seriously. I love space games, but like Starpoint Gemini better than this one. I am very disappointed in what they made, nothing like Elite.

Weird because I played the original Elite for hours back in the day and ED seems very much like it. Albeit with better combat, graphics and additional activities. How is it not like Elite?
I never got into the original Elite games, but after playing it in person in E3 2014's booth with Frontier Development team (even got to talk to Dave!), I was totally amazed. I would totally buy and play this if I had the free time. Dang it. I need to retire and stuff. LOL.

Although, no Linux port and offline play mode.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen FPS Health Detailed
25. John Locke? Nov 23, 2014, 19:08 Ant
 
Kajetan wrote on Nov 23, 2014, 11:14:
The Half Elf wrote on Nov 23, 2014, 11:04:
Make the SPACE COMBAT SIMULATOR first, THEN make the fucking FPS module.
You dont tell me what to do!
Are you John Locke?
 
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