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Description Creator of the Neverwnter Nights Eye of the Beholder Series of Mods.
Homepage http://www.moddb.com/mods/eye-of-the-beholder-ii-ledgend-of-darkmoon
Signed On Apr 1, 2004, 16:54
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News Comments > Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands Released
31. Re: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands Released Mar 8, 2017, 00:17 Darks
 
Quinn wrote on Mar 7, 2017, 16:12:
Darks wrote on Mar 7, 2017, 15:23:
eRe4s3r wrote on Mar 7, 2017, 15:04:
So is this basically Just Cause 3 with worse controls?

No, how about all your nay Sayers play the game first before bashing the game. You all are talking out of your asses without any play time. Seriously!!

What's with you getting triggered by this JC3 reference, Darks? I've played the beta as well and I thought it absolutely horrid garbage. It did remind me of JC3, but it just made me wanna play JC3 instead because that game is actually fun and not shallow as fuuuuuuUUUUUCK gameplay wise.

Hmm, yea ok. so Steam reviews are sitting well over 1200 at very Positive.in just one day. So I would say that makes the game very successful!!
 
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News Comments > Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands Released
13. Re: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands Released Mar 7, 2017, 15:23 Darks
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Mar 7, 2017, 15:04:
So is this basically Just Cause 3 with worse controls?

No, how about all your nay Sayers play the game first before bashing the game. You all are talking out of your asses without any play time. Seriously!!
 
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News Comments > Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands Released
1. Re: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands Released Mar 7, 2017, 10:17 Darks
 
It would b nice if NVidia would get off their asses and release the optimized drivers for the game.

Started playing last night, had a lot of fun. Elf was on too, we were going to get a game going but it was getting late and I had to come to work. Maybe later Elf!!
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Season 9 Ends This Month
2. Re: Diablo III Season 9 Ends This Month Mar 5, 2017, 18:04 Darks
 
Blues, please this is not news this is torture.  
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News Comments > Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands PC Details
1. Re: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands PC Details Mar 3, 2017, 20:59 Darks
 
OK, im in doubt,about he Full Keyboard customizing of controls. because the Closed and Open beta did not allow me to rebind the HOME, DEL, PGUP, PGDN, END, INSERT keys. I even posted this on Twitter, their forums and in my Beta survey to them. So come Tuesday. Ill know for sure. if its still not I will be raising hell on their forums about this and pointing out their little lie.  
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News Comments > AMD Ryzen Reviews
31. Re: AMD Ryzen Reviews Mar 2, 2017, 13:27 Darks
 
El Pit wrote on Mar 2, 2017, 13:15:
Dacote wrote on Mar 2, 2017, 13:06:
Darks wrote on Mar 2, 2017, 12:59:
BIGtrouble77 wrote on Mar 2, 2017, 12:52:
Darks wrote on Mar 2, 2017, 10:09:
general statement not based on fact
Stupid.
your stupid
It has begun!

I wonde rif Bigtrouble77 will counter this by "Not my stupid!"

No, because after stupid, Ill counter with hes a moronic idiot because he cant do his homework.
 
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News Comments > AMD Ryzen Reviews
27. Re: AMD Ryzen Reviews Mar 2, 2017, 12:59 Darks
 
BIGtrouble77 wrote on Mar 2, 2017, 12:52:
Darks wrote on Mar 2, 2017, 10:09:
And that's why myself and most other gamers stick with what works. Intel!!
Stupid.

No, your stupid if you don't believe that. Try doing your homework sonny!
 
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News Comments > Steel Division: Normandy 44 Announced
5. Re: Steel Division: Normandy 44 Announced Mar 2, 2017, 10:52 Darks
 
For me, I like this developer, but the wargaming route they took with the prior games just sucked. I'm a hard core RTS gamer. And love the Act of Aggression and Act of War games. So I really hope they dont go back to their prior game play of War Gaming. those were a bore fest and were not fun at all to play. if its more like Ruse, then ok. but Id rather it be more attuned to AOA game play.  
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News Comments > System Shock Remake Gets Unreal
6. Re: System Shock Remake Gets Unreal Mar 2, 2017, 10:19 Darks
 
Cutter wrote on Mar 2, 2017, 10:08:
Agent-Zero wrote on Mar 2, 2017, 09:58:
unity is fucking garbage

No it's not. It's just better suited for other kinds of games than this. I'm in on the EA of the game Ghost of a Tale. It's a Unity game and it's gorgeous - great game too so everyone should support it!

Just checked out that link dude, yea that game does look pretty impressive. I think the dev needs to update his FAQ, he stated 2015 was the intended release, but then it slipped to 2016. well we are now in 2017. any idea when hes going to finish the game? I'm interested in funding it, but I am curious when its really going to get completed.
 
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News Comments > System Shock Remake Gets Unreal
5. Re: System Shock Remake Gets Unreal Mar 2, 2017, 10:12 Darks
 
Well, I'm sure this is going to set the game back a few months, seeing how they are going to have t ore-create everything they had in place already.

Personally, never been a big fan of Unity, its getting better, but its just not up there with the big boys yet.

The really need to fix that laser pistol kicking up when fired. Seriously, Its a laser pistol. its not going to have a kick like that.

This comment was edited on Mar 2, 2017, 10:23.
 
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News Comments > AMD Ryzen Reviews
3. Re: AMD Ryzen Reviews Mar 2, 2017, 10:09 Darks
 
And that's why myself and most other gamers stick with what works. Intel!!

Thanks AMD for at least keeping Intel Honest, that's what really counts and I do hope they make a good comeback.
 
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News Comments > Ghost Recon Wildlands Betas Set Records
12. Re: Ghost Recon Wildlands Betas Set Records Mar 2, 2017, 08:25 Darks
 
Osc8r wrote on Mar 2, 2017, 00:46:
I was actually pleasantly surprised... went in with low expectations but found it enjoyable in co-op.

Open world, lots of different way to complete missions, heaps of different weapons, vehicles, attachments etc.

Yes, it could have been a lot better as it felt a little shallow, sound affects lacked punch, vehicle mechanics could use work, plus the AI was iffy, and i really hated having those stupid allies cruising around GTA drive by style (hope there's a way to turn this off).

But overall, i found it much more enjoyable than the bore-fest that was the division.

Will be buying it for the co-op. Played 12 hours in the beta and only saw 2 regions.

As for Arma, Arma 2 was great in co-op, but Arma 3 was beyond terrible. I don't know what they were thinking there, but the 'game' felt like an actual chore.

ARMA 3 was shit, when the devs opted to not make the campaign coop. that killed the game for me and many others.

Yea, they added Coop back to it later. but the game just felt so bland, not nearly as much fun as Wildlands.
 
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News Comments > Ghost Recon Wildlands Betas Set Records
5. Re: Ghost Recon Wildlands Betas Set Records Mar 1, 2017, 23:47 Darks
 
Veinman wrote on Mar 1, 2017, 23:22:
Nah, if you want that, play Arma. I played the Ghost Recon Wildlands beta. It was fun, buggy, and I have to say, way too hard. Enemies spawning all over the place....

Also, whomever wrote the dialog... don't let that person write anything else.

Arma, is a snooze fest. Wildlands was far more fun and better. Sorry, but your delusional.
 
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News Comments > NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti This Month
14. Re: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti This Month Mar 1, 2017, 12:15 Darks
 
Basically it means this card will cost you upwards of $700.00

Thanks, but Ill stick with my GTX 1080 FTW

It does everything I need it to.
 
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News Comments > Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta
37. Re: Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta Feb 24, 2017, 14:57 Darks
 
Quboid wrote on Feb 24, 2017, 11:49:
Darks wrote on Feb 24, 2017, 08:17:
Quboid wrote on Feb 23, 2017, 19:30:
The AI teammates do seem pretty simple but my initial impression is that they're decent as a base-of-fire. Sit them back, sneak in, when things go wrong they provide supporting fire. Sync shots are handy too.

Performance is poor, I have had to turn down so many options that it's uglier than similar recent games.

Maybe your pc is not up to the task? I have the setting at Ultra and holding around 44FPS on a 4K Monitor and the game looks pretty incredible.

Huh. I want to maintain 60 FPS almost all the time but still, it does sound like my system is under performing on this game compared to CJ and you. I'm running it at 1440p (90% scaling) on a 1070 and most options down to medium levels. Maybe my drivers need updated.

Well, there is that. NVidia hasn't released any optimized drivers for the game yet, and the final product will be better optimized.

I still dont get the rabid fascinating for a lot of gamers to always have 60FPS or higher at all times.

As long as the screen inst lagging or slowing down, I dont see the point of complaining about it.
 
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News Comments > Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta
28. Re: Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta Feb 24, 2017, 08:21 Darks
 
Quinn wrote on Feb 24, 2017, 03:02:
jdreyer wrote on Feb 24, 2017, 01:49:
I didn't play this, but from the videos it looked like Just Cause: Ghost Recon.

You're actually right. This game reminded me of Just Cause and it also confronted me with the fact that Just Cause is literally 20 times better, gameplay wise.

This game is garbage, folks. Take every important factor that must be good for a game to be good and make that factor shallow and just feel "meh" and what you get is Wildlands. And all of that just so that co-op is doable. Fucking shite. *hits bell*

All im going to say is that you are full of shit!!

I've played both, and there is no resemblance at all.
 
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News Comments > Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta
27. Re: Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta Feb 24, 2017, 08:17 Darks
 
Quboid wrote on Feb 23, 2017, 19:30:
The AI teammates do seem pretty simple but my initial impression is that they're decent as a base-of-fire. Sit them back, sneak in, when things go wrong they provide supporting fire. Sync shots are handy too.

Performance is poor, I have had to turn down so many options that it's uglier than similar recent games.

Maybe your pc is not up to the task? I have the setting at Ultra and holding around 44FPS on a 4K Monitor and the game looks pretty incredible.
 
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News Comments > Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta
17. Re: Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta Feb 23, 2017, 16:07 Darks
 
SpectralMeat wrote on Feb 23, 2017, 12:11:
Flo wrote on Feb 23, 2017, 11:48:
SpectralMeat wrote on Feb 23, 2017, 09:55:
My problem with this one is the same problem I have with any other coop games. Unless you have some dedicated friends that are available the time you are available to play coop with you, the game is pretty terrible in single player mode.
I am hearing it is a blast in coop mode though.
Played a couple of missions solo and I like it so far. The AI companions dont get in my way and behave pretty OK. I really thought I wouldn't enjoy it that much. Graphics are just OK, though. Framerate on XBone is not consistent, better on a 960gtx on my PC.
Yeah I've played a mission in solo as well, and it seemed like Ai was just standing there not doing much at all. I was looking at the map trying to find the next mission while getting shot at and Ai was just looking around
You're correct though at least they do not get in my way to do the missions, so that's a plus I guess but this game feels like it's geared towards coop play not solo.
I think The Division does a much better job at catering solo and coop players alike.

Just my opinion of course your mileage may vary

You have to command the AI, they will for the most part sit back and wait. And sometime engage if they get engaged. But you have a command menu for them learn to use it!!
 
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News Comments > Steam Adding 10% GST in AU
20. Re: Steam Adding 10% GAT in AU Feb 22, 2017, 15:31 Darks
 
Cutter wrote on Feb 22, 2017, 15:07:
Undocumented Alien wrote on Feb 22, 2017, 11:35:
Cutter wrote on Feb 22, 2017, 09:59:
Canada also gets F'd in the A with regional pricing and for no real reason at all beyond simple greed. Eff them!


Something has to pay for the "free" heath care...

Yeah, it's called not wasting a TRILLION dollars on a military-industrial complex you really have no need of.

Yea, you say that up until the enemy shows up in your back yard and you cant do a damn thing about it. Its called preventive measures. Always be prepared no matter what!
 
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News Comments > Steam Adding 10% GST in AU
3. Re: Steam Adding 10% GAT in AU Feb 22, 2017, 10:11 Darks
 
Is this Valve pulling this? or is this being mandated by those countries? I know for a fact that here in California, you can not be taxed on digital deliveries.  
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