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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 > DOOM Released
62. Re: DOOM Released May 13, 2016, 16:45 Darks
 
nin wrote on May 13, 2016, 14:54:
SpectralMeat wrote on May 13, 2016, 14:48:
In one of his previous vids he was talking about why he would like to do this sort of stuff more often than the WTF videos.
He has to go to chemo every week I believe, and after chemo he is sick for 2-3 days. Because of that he looses out so much time he can not do the wtf vids as often as he used to.

I feel bad for the poor guy. I really enjoy his content.


I'm not saying he feels good but he sounds really good in that video.


Yea, he did sound good i nthat video, sounded like his old self.

This is a big Fuck you to Cancer Middlefinger And hoping TB beats it and anyone else who has it does.
 
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News Comments > DOOM Released
34. Re: DOOM Released May 13, 2016, 12:56 Darks
 
BobBob wrote on May 13, 2016, 12:52:
Is TB getting better? I remember reading he was ill. Good news if he's cured / recovered / surviving.

I havent heard and was wondering that myself. Most likely he's in remission. Hope he's doing better though.
 
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News Comments > DOOM Released
32. Re: DOOM Released May 13, 2016, 12:35 Darks
 
Slick wrote on May 13, 2016, 12:25:
Darks wrote on May 13, 2016, 12:09:
ItBurn wrote on May 13, 2016, 11:26:
When you buy your games on these shady sites with huge discounts, you have to understand that you're shooting yourself in the foot. The developers get less money per sale and this affects the frequency and quality of games of that type. Vote with your wallet. Encourage the devs and games you like... I understand that these publishers aren't panhandlers and that you're not rich, but you're still affecting the game industry.

The developer can kiss my ass. I have no sympathy for them when they take short cuts on games and give you a half assed game that's last around 5 to 6 hours. Sorry but you are barking up the wrong tree here pal.

Well. You're reasoning in this case is utter bullshit because this particular game seems like the developers really gave what the gaming public wanted from a DOOM game. so saying "screw the devs" buys you no clout in here.

However, I do frequent the grey market, because if you think that the developer is getting less money because of the grey market, I'd first look at their publisher's take-home, their online distributor's take-home, before you look at 30% reduced revenue from a grey market site.

If you really been heartwrenched about not giving devs a proper cut, just mail them a cheque directly for the full price of the game, it will be 20x more effective than buying on Steam. I used to pirate a lot of games when I was uber poor, and always felt shitty about it, it's nice now that I have some disposable income sometimes that there's a way I can still buy games legitimately without putting me in the poor house. fucking $79.99 CAD, with tax in my province it's about $93 for a fucking game. If grey market sites didn't exist, I highly doubt any singleplayer game would ever get a dime from me.

Yes, this game may very well be their redeeming quality and I hope it is from everything I've seen so far. But that has yet to be determined. Only time will tell and many reviews later.

And BTW, If IGN is posting email to people about buying this game from CD Key.com for $32.95, then I guess its not to shady now is it?
 
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News Comments > DOOM Released
28. Re: DOOM Released May 13, 2016, 12:12 Darks
 
nin wrote on May 13, 2016, 11:56:
MajorD wrote on May 13, 2016, 11:53:
Is the SP campaign 100% playable in CoOp?


Thought I heard "no" last night, but snapmaps have a coop flag...


No Coop Campaign, and yes the Snapmaps are the only place to create Coop maps. Someone I'm sure will build a large Coop campaign if it's possible to do. I haven't had time to mess with it myself yet. So I am very curious about how much control in this we will have to be creative.

I have a bad feeling though that it's going to be some dumbed down fast placement BS.
 
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News Comments > DOOM Released
27. Re: DOOM Released May 13, 2016, 12:09 Darks
 
ItBurn wrote on May 13, 2016, 11:26:
When you buy your games on these shady sites with huge discounts, you have to understand that you're shooting yourself in the foot. The developers get less money per sale and this affects the frequency and quality of games of that type. Vote with your wallet. Encourage the devs and games you like... I understand that these publishers aren't panhandlers and that you're not rich, but you're still affecting the game industry.

The developer can kiss my ass. I have no sympathy for them when they take short cuts on games and give you a half assed game that's last around 5 to 6 hours. Sorry but you are barking up the wrong tree here pal.
 
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News Comments > DOOM Released
9. Re: DOOM Released May 13, 2016, 10:56 Darks
 
SpectralMeat wrote on May 13, 2016, 10:44:
Jagacademy wrote on May 13, 2016, 10:40:
Thinking about picking it up, but it's hard to justify $60 purchases when it seems like you can just wait a few months and pay half that.
It's $45 on GMG code: watch25

Game is good!

$34 on CDKEYS.COM

That's where I got my copy.
 
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News Comments > Act of Aggression - Reboot Edition
4. Re: Act of Aggression - Reboot Edition May 11, 2016, 09:57 Darks
 
Rhett wrote on May 11, 2016, 00:11:
Can anyone recommend this game?

Also, speaking of RTS'... a sleeper game from Petroglyph came out, reminiscent of Command and Conquer. 8-Bit Armies

http://steamcommunity.com/app/427250

Yes, this is a really good game. I especially like the game now that they added the Reboot version. it goes back to the original formula of Act of War. 10X better now.

The Devs have also been adding new maps over the past 6 weeks. more to come too.
 
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News Comments > Stellaris Sales Record
20. Re: Stellaris Sales Record May 10, 2016, 15:43 Darks
 
Linksil wrote on May 10, 2016, 14:02:
Frijoles wrote on May 10, 2016, 10:48:
25% off coupon over at GMG, bringing the cost to $30. If Doom wasn't launching in 2 days... ugg. Too many games.

I'd love it if I could get a 25% off DOOM. Still on the fence and that would prob tip it over. 30$ for this is way too tempting. Oh yea don't forget Uncharted 4 came out this week.

you can, its called G2A.com and its about 34 dollars on their site.
 
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News Comments > Stellaris Sales Record
7. Re: Stellaris Sales Record May 10, 2016, 10:44 Darks
 
If this game was more like Sins of the Solar Empire, I would be all in. I watched a playthrough of it on YouTube and it's one of those games that takes weeks to play though. Not the kind of game I'm looking for.

I just don't have the time nor patience for these types of games anymore.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Metaverse
9. Re: Sunday Metaverse May 8, 2016, 22:44 Darks
 
jdreyer wrote on May 8, 2016, 19:25:
Darks wrote on May 8, 2016, 17:10:
China, the no fun country. All work and no play makes China a fucked up place to live or be in.

In their defense, the government IS trying to keep the population down.


Really? that must be why they removed the ban on having only one child right?
 
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News Comments > Sunday Metaverse
1. Re: Sunday Metaverse May 8, 2016, 17:10 Darks
 
China, the no fun country. All work and no play makes China a fucked up place to live or be in.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
3. Re: Morning Tech Bits May 2, 2016, 12:40 Darks
 
RedEye9 wrote on May 2, 2016, 11:57:
Tachikoma wrote on May 2, 2016, 11:16:
I got dual boot of 8.1 and XP and that`s not gonna change soon. Best Windows out there.

Windows 7 on ssd. It's also the best Windows` out there.

Ill second this one. Nothing better than Win 7. And I've tried them all, cant stand 10.
 
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News Comments > Ubisoft vs The Division Cheaters
3. Re: Ubisoft vs The Division Cheaters Apr 29, 2016, 21:09 Darks
 
Way to late UBI, you have bigger problems then the cheaters now, most have already abandoned the game because of this bullshit. I haven't touched the game in weeks. Might not ever again either.  
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News Comments > Romero's BLACKROOM Kickstarter Paused
25. Re: Romero's BLACKROOM Kickstarter Paused Apr 29, 2016, 13:13 Darks
 
I knew this was going to be an issue from the start. How did two veterans in the industry not know that they needed to have a full on demo to show off what they are trying to sell to get their game funded is beyond me.

This is exactly why I did not fund them until I saw something in place. All talk and no substance will kill you everytime.
 
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News Comments > The Elder Scrolls Online DLC Plans
9. Re: The Elder Scrolls Online DLC Plans Apr 28, 2016, 13:50 Darks
 
Ive actually been enjoying Guild Wars 2. Have several toons at lv 80 now. They did a change to make leveling up much faster and they gave anyone who owns the add on a lv 80 token to upgrade any of your chars. The cool thing too about this was the way they did it.

You get to test any char you own on the realm at level 80 for free and they outfit your char will all lv 80 uniques, full load out, weapons, armor and rings and Enhancements to the slots. If you had to buy all of these items in the market it would cost you well over 100 Gold.

After you make your choice you get to keep all the items too and a bunch of other things they tossed in.

Pretty cool of them to do that.
 
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News Comments > Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak Fleet Pack DLC Launches
2. Re: Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak Fleet Pack DLC Launches Apr 28, 2016, 13:38 Darks
 
Tumbler wrote on Apr 28, 2016, 13:26:
Had forgotten about this game, was watching Ashes of the Singularity gameplay recently and it just occurred to me how similar that game is to this one.

Ashes is $40, wonder what this one is now...$49.99 on steam. Wonder what it is on Amazon. It's not! Only steam I guess. Good lord, $49.99 is too much for that today.

See you on the steam summer sale!

Yea the price is still to steep. I've been trying to get a copy of G2A and its full price there too. No idea why this game is so pricy.
 
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News Comments > DOOM Open Beta Extended
26. Re: DOOM Open Beta Extended Apr 18, 2016, 08:26 Darks
 
Wetworks wrote on Apr 18, 2016, 00:44:
I have no idea why they are putting such an emphasis on mp. Doom mp was never the selling point. The single player campaign is what most people who think of Doom care about. To devote an entire season pass to the mp and not single player or possibly some cool co-op pve type modes is a complete fail.

Simplistic arena shooters will never be more than a few hours of fun for the majority of the player base.

I'll go with this comment. I despise PVP so I won't be buying the pass. most likely won't be buying this game either from the sounds of it. I'll wait it out until there's a 5 or 10 dollar sale. So disappointing to see all the emphasis on MP.
 
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News Comments > Dark Souls III Crash Workaround
7. Re: Dark Souls III Crash Workaround Apr 13, 2016, 15:15 Darks
 
Anyone have issues with the way the camera works? I find it to be a bit wonky, it likes to jump around in combat and that drives me nuts. I just want it to stay in one place.

Whats the best class to play as? I tired the Thief, but I find them to squishy. Is there a ranges type char besides the Mage? Are mages worth a damn?
 
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News Comments > DOOM Open Beta Preloads
4. Re: DOOM Open Beta Preloads Apr 13, 2016, 08:23 Darks
 
Flo wrote on Apr 13, 2016, 08:05:
christheshitter wrote on Apr 13, 2016, 07:06:
I seriously don't see any resemblance to Doom 1 or 2 at all. It's very much the same as Doom 3 with added quicktime events and mixed in with some of Quake 3 style multiplayer. Which looks slow paced and boring.
Not even close to Q3. Movement is totally messed up.

I take it that you must have played the new Doom to make that comment? Movement is messed up like how?
 
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News Comments > Quantum Break PC Issues
1. Re: Quantum Break PC Issues Apr 8, 2016, 09:41 Darks
 
LOL, so much for Microshits Win 10 premium game. Feel the burn M$!!!  
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