jdreyer wrote on Nov 28, 2020, 18:41:
"as MrsBlue had a couple of BJs coupons she wanted to use"
I hope she shared some of those coupons with you. BJs are the best!
Rectal Prolapse wrote on Nov 12, 2020, 00:55:
Hmmm cases are way up, but the case fatality rate is falling. Something wrong with the data? Any alternative evidence to look at?
Cutter wrote on Nov 11, 2020, 16:28:Burrito of Peace wrote on Nov 11, 2020, 13:44:Cutter wrote on Nov 11, 2020, 12:43:
You know who go to gyms? Healthy people.
You know who C-19 also kills? Healthy people.
But your posts have shown time and again that the beliefs you espouse on the pandemic are not within the bounds of any factual, scientific, medical data that one could reasonably source from credible medical professionals or publications.
No, you think the sky is falling when it isn't. Just like the flu most people who get it aren't in any real danger or have no long term health problems. Jesus Christ, morbidly obese 72 year old Donald Trump and his cabinet all got it an they're fine. Get a grip.
ShakaUVM wrote on Oct 22, 2020, 05:28:
Definitely looks underwhelming. I will wait until the reviews are in after launch to buy this.
JohnBirshire wrote on Oct 21, 2020, 16:00:jdreyer wrote on Oct 21, 2020, 15:20:
How does combat work in a multiplayer game? Turn-based? VATS still available?
Gameplay is in real time. VATS is still available, it just doesn't pause the action. I never used it personally but a fair number of people do, it seems they implemented it well.
phinn wrote on Oct 11, 2020, 18:05:
Not sure how this is even news. Supporting a 10 year old CPU in a game that's supposed to be technologically cutting edge makes no sense. It should require Dx12 or better yet Vulkan too. Just support the latest and greatest and turn this into a 'game' already.
Slick wrote on Oct 11, 2020, 23:57:
So there's always the debate between one man's "poor optimization" and another man's "future-thinking"
I usually fall on the latter side, and complain that not enough games are future-thinking with their system requirements.
That being said, that Crytek engine is simply unoptimized. There's no excuse for that engine to run so poorly. It makes Unreal Engine 4 look as efficient as Frostbite LOL. (Boarderlands 3 struggling to surpass 60fps @ 4k ultra even on an RTX 3080, yet somehow looking virtually identical to Boarderlands 10 years ago.)
HorrorScope wrote on Oct 8, 2020, 17:34:Bumpy wrote on Oct 8, 2020, 12:50:
Every review I've read clamors for more single player missions.
This would be an easy win for EA DLC opportunity but nooooooooooo EAs warped sense of business won't have any of that. <rollseyes>
And this is the other side of the coin, reddit's snickers were in a bunch over this.
People tell EA, evil, votes worst company in the world, no to dlc, micro's etc. Just let me buy the damn game and own it all. Well they actually did what they players wanted when they say this and then you still get lip. Facts are there are probably large percentages on both sides and no matter what you choose you hear from the opposition. Then there are the crazies that say they don't want it and then complain when they don't get it, don't be that guy is all I'm saying.
Julian Delphiki wrote on Oct 3, 2020, 00:41:RedEye9 wrote on Oct 2, 2020, 23:48:
Superspreader events surround the dotus, including last week's scotus announcement.
The maskless gathering has now claimed Notre Dame’s president and Kelly Anne CONway can now count herself blessed as she too has tested positive for the tRump virus.
The iq test continues.
You're definitely not wrong about a lot of these folks, but don't act like these are the only people who have made really dumb decisions during this pandemic. Have you, yourself managed to wash your hands every single time you've gone out in public and worn a medical grade, air tight mask with proper filtration capabilities the right way every single second without having to adjust it or washing your hands if you do? Have you worn eye protection every single time? These are all things that help to prevent the spread yet I'd be willing to bet not a single person reading this post has done them consistently without fail for the duration of the pandemic. It's not because they're not smart, it's not because they're being political. Sometimes things happen, people make mistakes, they get tired and slip up or are in a situation that they don't think warrants that level of precaution and it only takes one mistake at the wrong time to contract this virus. Obviously a lot of folks have taken an extreme approach on the side of not taking preventative measures, but the fact of the matter is that if you're not doing what I listed above (and other things I missed since this is just a forum post), you have the potential to get infected and are failing an 'iq test'.
This is probably going to sound harsh, but it's not meant to be insulting in any way: You're definitely acting gleeful at hearing this news (note multiple posts within a short duration all aimed at making fun of people who are infected), which is a pretty heartless and terrible way of thinking. I'm concerned for your mental state and pity your lack of empathy for fellow human beings. It screams of one who is consumed by an echo chamber and doesn't know how to turn the media (social or otherwise) off and talk to people who think differently in an attempt to understand why. My favorite and most memorable political and philosophical conversations have been with people who had opposing views and a willingness to listen to what I had to say as I listened to what they had to say. Nothing is more informative in this world than listening to and respectfully challenging those of differing opinions as they do the same to you. I hope you can make the time to do so yourself. You may be surprised by what you learn even if your views do not change.
El Pit wrote on Oct 2, 2020, 00:21:
Nothing that cannot be fixed by a bit of crunch tiiiime... A healthy 7 days per week and 18 hours per day worktime maybe? C'mon, the shareholders like this idea!
Solemn-Philosopher wrote on Sep 29, 2020, 20:48:
Wow, the early access reviews aren't positive. I haven't been following its development. Have they been changing what people don't like about it? The recent reviews don't seem any better.
Nullity wrote on Sep 29, 2020, 10:22:BIGtrouble77 wrote on Sep 29, 2020, 09:44:LOL, this sounds like some form of Stockholm syndrome. As VaranDragon has pointed out, Android is far from janky, just don't be stupid - the same advice that applies to using a PC. Also, it's not like iOS never had malware.
The walled garden is a feature... it's why we don't want janky Android phones.
Beamer wrote on Sep 29, 2020, 10:27:Teddy wrote on Sep 29, 2020, 10:11:
Because many of these apps, including Fortnite, are free to play. Apple makes 30% of literally nothing, in that case.
Then Apple can refuse to offer free to play products. Seems simple enough to me.
But wait, isn't Apple profiting through sales of their phones already for having so many 'free' apps and games available to their buyers?
Kxmode wrote on Sep 28, 2020, 23:55:Apple argued that iOS is just one of many platforms in the wider competitive market for video games like Fortnite. There, Apple faces competition from console makers, PC-based stores like Steam and GOG, and Google's Android platform to name just a few. In this market, Rogers herself noted that most of the competing platforms charge the same 30 percent fee to developers as Apple, suggesting iOS lacks any harmful market-controlling power.
Epic's lawyer Gary Bornstein argued in response that the market in question should not simply be viewed as "all the ways someone can reach a user to play a video game." Where Apple holds the monopoly, he said, is in the market for developers to distribute their game to iOS users, specifically.
"In order for Apple to face competitive discipline [from the market], it would mean there would need to be a meaningful number of developers who would give up the platform if Apple raises its price," Bornstein argued. "We know that's not the case. They're not going to give up the opportunity to reach a billion users."