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Signed On Feb 8, 2005, 15:09
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
1. Re: Evening Consolidation Sep 13, 2016, 08:55 Grumpy Sod
 
I played Battlezone on PSVR a few weeks ago at a games convention and it looked okay on the 2D displays in the queue, but as soon as I was in game it was pixelated as all hell. I finished the demo in no more than a couple of minutes but was already feeling motion drift kicking in, where I'd stop strafing but my body was telling me I was still sliding. It was rather vile. Now I'm pretty sure this was on a stock PS4 and not some PS4 Pro dev kit, so maybe there's future hope, but still, not good.  
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News Comments > Rocksmith 2014 Edition - Remastered Announced
3. Re: I watched more DOOM videos (not all of them [TL;DW]), with a guy's commentaries, from YouTube... Aug 26, 2016, 08:31 Grumpy Sod
 
Wowbagger_TIP wrote on Aug 26, 2016, 01:40:
There used to be a problem with getting access to the tracks from the original Rocksmith game. Did they ever fix that? Has anyone been able to add the original tracks to the game?

I've got most imported, but I believe they lost licensing rights to a few of them between editions, so didn't have the legal permission to let players of 2014 import them, even when they already owned them before. Rights laws at their best!
 
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News Comments > SCUM Announced
2. Re: SCUM Announced Aug 18, 2016, 06:24 Grumpy Sod
 
Is SCUM still a trademark of anyone regarding the old point and click engine? It was the first thing I thought of when I saw the article.  
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News Comments > Rayman Origins for Free
4. Re: Rayman Origins for Free Aug 18, 2016, 06:17 Grumpy Sod
 
ViRGE wrote on Aug 18, 2016, 01:17:
Good game. Anyone who doesn't already own it should get it for free now and give it a go.

Indeed. Origins and Legends are both amazing examples of the genre and honed to near perfection (and in the case of Origins, hair tearing precision difficulty). Legends is also the only game I can say with absolute conviction was superior on Wii U.
 
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News Comments > Planet Coaster in Q4
2. Re: Planet Coaster in Q4 Jul 27, 2016, 07:34 Grumpy Sod
 
I read an interview and article about how they involved professional park designers to understand all the psychological tricks they use in park design. Was a great read with some really quirky human behaviours being revealed.

Really looking forward to this too.
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
11. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Jul 22, 2016, 07:40 Grumpy Sod
 
Thankfully here in the UK we have a long history of not legally recognising patents in the style of "take x and make it on a computer and that's totally different and new compared to x". I can't see this going far.  
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News Comments > Gone Gold - No Man's Sky
30. Re: Gone Gold - No Man's Sky Jul 8, 2016, 03:48 Grumpy Sod
 
The Raven wrote on Jul 7, 2016, 18:44:
Every snowflake is unique. That doesn't mean you won't bore people with an art gallery filled with snowflakes.

I'll definitely be stealing this quote
 
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News Comments > Team Fortress 2 Adding Matchmaking & Competitive Mode
3. Re: Team Fortress 2 Adding Matchmaking & Competitive Mode Jul 7, 2016, 06:23 Grumpy Sod
 
Here's the overwatch, err, overview

Top marks
 
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News Comments > Total War: WARHAMMER Blood for the Blood God DLC Released
10. Re: Total War: WARHAMMER Blood for the Blood God DLC Released Jul 1, 2016, 03:51 Grumpy Sod
 
Tipsy McStagger wrote on Jun 30, 2016, 21:59:
Is SKULLS FOR THE SKULL THRONE going to be next?

If it were a famous battle cry from the lore like "Blood for the Blood God!" is
 
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News Comments > Sunday Metaverse
16. Re: Sunday Metaverse Jun 6, 2016, 09:48 Grumpy Sod
 
It's not just Finland. We have 200Mb capless fiber here in the UK for 21 a month. And my ping to US servers for games is around 100ms. And if you 'only' want 100Mb it's 13 a month.  
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News Comments > Sunday Metaverse
5. Re: Sunday Metaverse May 31, 2016, 08:00 Grumpy Sod
 
I noticed earlier how openly scummy they are about their age old despised ways of cookie use. I got this message today instead of the more standard 'we use cookies' warning:

"By clicking or navigating the site, you agree to allow our collection of information on and off Facebook through cookies."

Nice

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News Comments > Total War: WARHAMMER Trailer
2. Re: Total War: WARHAMMER Trailer May 24, 2016, 08:16 Grumpy Sod
 
It's sat taunting me on my desk here at work, will be firing it up when I get home.  
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News Comments > Overwatch Launch Plans
7. Re: Overwatch Launch Plans May 20, 2016, 07:30 Grumpy Sod
 
PHJF wrote on May 19, 2016, 19:40:
Wait, the English also use dumbass DST?

Yup, but to be confusing, we call our summer time BST (British Summer Time) while in the US you use the 'ST' suffix for Standard Time, right?
 
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News Comments > New GeForce Drivers
10. Re: New GeForce Drivers May 3, 2016, 07:04 Grumpy Sod
 
eRe4s3r wrote on May 3, 2016, 00:27:
I actually have the same issue and it's driving me insane.

I am on 361.41 which was the driver where stuff actually worked for me fine and ever since 362 I've had TONS of issues, with 365 driver regularly crashed and this didn't just crash the driver, but broke html5 video playback on youtube (and other stuff) ... so reverted and don't plan on updating ~.~

Dunno what they did in 362 and onward but it's gotten worse and worse

Thank god it's not just me. I spent the last month thinking my cable was iffy, then last night noticed 'successfully recovered' type errors in my event logs every time I lost output for a few seconds. Was just about to go rummaging online to find out when the last stable stable release was and saw this thread.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
3. Re: Evening Consolidation Apr 12, 2016, 08:38 Grumpy Sod
 
nin wrote on Apr 12, 2016, 08:28:
Grumpy Sod wrote on Apr 12, 2016, 03:53:
Justin Bieber... Coming to Rock Band 4 in April.

In case anyone needed any proof the franchise had hit it's lowest point ever.

I'm wondering what instruments get played?


I had that thought too. "On the crappy fake sampled trumpet it's....."
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
1. Re: Evening Consolidation Apr 12, 2016, 03:53 Grumpy Sod
 
Justin Bieber... Coming to Rock Band 4 in April.

In case anyone needed any proof the franchise had hit it's lowest point ever.
 
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News Comments > Overwatch Widowmaker Cinematic
36. Re: Overwatch Widowmaker Cinematic Apr 5, 2016, 08:23 Grumpy Sod
 
jdreyer wrote on Apr 5, 2016, 03:51:
Relatedly, Widowmaker's "Russian" accent is also pretty awful.

So bad that I've decided she's actually French
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
4. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 1, 2016, 10:29 Grumpy Sod
 
Wallshadows wrote on Apr 1, 2016, 10:00:
I found out that the geo-unblocker I use has been shut down by Netflix.

Sonsabitches.

Which one is that?
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
13. Re: Steam Top 10 Mar 21, 2016, 06:58 Grumpy Sod
 
The Half Elf wrote on Mar 20, 2016, 15:14:
Fion wrote on Mar 20, 2016, 14:07:
Division is so 'meh'. The highly vaunted PvP system is utterly broken.

Have you played The Division? How exactly is the pvp system broken? It's a risk vs reward system.

Really digging The Division, especially playing some of the lower missions again on hard with a full team.

Couldn't agree more. My only problem with the PvP system at the moment is that very early on you need max DZ Rank to use any purchased gear at all, which makes the DZ vendors all but useless for a very large percentage of players.
 
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News Comments > Battleborn Motion Comic
3. Re: Battleborn Motion Comic Mar 20, 2016, 09:22 Grumpy Sod
 
I'd be more interested in Battlebjorn, where you pick one of the four members of ABBA in a battle royale.  
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