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Real Name Thomas Grimes   
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Signed On Apr 14, 2005, 23:42
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News Comments > Steamship Ahoy - Tempest
4. Re: Steamship Ahoy - Tempest Aug 22, 2016, 22:15 SirKnight
 
It's about time the PC gets it, I've had this game for the Atari Jaguar for ages now...  
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News Comments > Battlefield 1 Open Beta This Month
9. Re: Battlefield 1 Open Beta This Month Aug 15, 2016, 22:09 SirKnight
 
This looks really amazing and I'm glad they went with WW1. It's a war not thought about much especially compared to WW2. And I can't stand the futuristic stuff at all.  
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News Comments > Goat Simulator Free Weekend
2. Re: Goat Simulator Free Weekend Aug 11, 2016, 23:14 SirKnight
 
I have 73 minutes in the game. That's probably enough.  
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News Comments > The Evil Within and Rage Sequels Possible
5. Re: The Evil Within and Rage Sequels Possible Aug 9, 2016, 10:22 SirKnight
 
ItBurn wrote on Aug 9, 2016, 10:12:
Haaated Rage. Invisible walls EVERYWHERE, extremely bullet spongy enemies, worst close up textures I had seen in like 5 years. There were some good things, but it took too many bad decisions for me to be able to enjoy it.


This is true. While there were a few decent things in Rage, it was all overshadowed by the crap.

I recently played Rage again for a little while to compare it to Doom since I haven't played Rage in a long time. After this my view of Rage is a lot more negative than it used to be. Definitely by far the worst id title and I really don't see a sequel ever coming out. I think it would be a waste of id's time to spend years on Rage again.

Anyone who has played the new Doom, go back now and try Rage again, especially if you think you liked it. I guarantee you'll say, OMG this game is terrible!
 
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News Comments > Quake Champions Gameplay Trailer
6. Re: Quake Champions Gameplay Trailer Aug 4, 2016, 22:13 SirKnight
 
NotOneOfUs wrote on Aug 4, 2016, 19:05:
Looks... promising.

Needs to be faster, though.


Looks just as fast as Quake 3 to me and I have recently played Quake 3 and Quake Live.

This is what the multiplayer for Doom should have been.

I absolutely can't wait for this. I'm still hoping for a singleplayer Quake game at some point though.
 
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News Comments > DOOM Patch, DLC, and Double XP Plans
7. Re: DOOM Patch, DLC, and Double XP Plans Jul 28, 2016, 21:55 SirKnight
 
RedEye9 wrote on Jul 28, 2016, 19:44:
I have a GTX660, the Vulcan patch did not do much. It's a hard life being on the outside of the minimum recommended gpu.


I'm seeing anywhere from 1.5 to 2x FPS increase with Vulkan with my GTX 980.
 
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News Comments > New NVIDIA TITAN X Announced
12. Re: New NVIDIA TITAN X Announced Jul 22, 2016, 13:01 SirKnight
 
AmericanWulf wrote on Jul 22, 2016, 11:59:
MacLeod wrote on Jul 22, 2016, 11:42:
Can someone actually explain the Titan to me? I don't get it.

According to videocardbenchmark, the TitanX has a lower G3D Mark score than the 980ti, but is over 3x the cost.

the titan series of cards are geared more for the content creators, the graphic artist, or the power needed for graphical rendering. It is really not marketed nor designed as the ultimate gaming/gamer card, never has been.


Yeah, the Titan is a halfway point between GeForce and Quadro/Tesla. For someone who wants high end gaming plus has the need for non-gaming compute needs, like deep learning for example. If you only want pure gaming, your best bet is a 1080 or wait for the Ti version.

I plan on buying one of these since I have compute needs beyond gaming. This will go with my new build nicely.
 
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News Comments > Free VR Funhouse
3. Re: Free VR Funhouse Jul 14, 2016, 21:35 SirKnight
 
Hopefully one of these days Oculus will release the freaking motion controllers. There's so many things I want to play around with (on Steam) but it's Vive only.

Good thing I got my Rift for free b/c I'd be pissed if I did not. All the cool stuff is for the Vive.
 
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News Comments > Event[0] in September
2. Re: Event[0] in September Jul 13, 2016, 22:05 SirKnight
 
*(Event + 0)
or just...
*Event

 
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News Comments > DOOM Adds Vulkan Support
14. Re: DOOM Adds Vulkan Support Jul 11, 2016, 22:59 SirKnight
 
Slick wrote on Jul 11, 2016, 22:09:
Big green dropping the ball so big nowadays. I was thinking I might buy a 1080ti, but now I think I'll just wait until they get their fucking shit together with real net-gen API tech.


I don't know what planet you are living on, but it sure isn't Earth. NVIDIA's Vulkan implementation is by large amounts the most superior. Which makes sense, as it lives with the OpenGL driver which has been the best OpenGL implementation since forever.
 
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News Comments > DOOM Adds Vulkan Support
13. Re: DOOM Adds Vulkan Support Jul 11, 2016, 22:56 SirKnight
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Jul 11, 2016, 22:35:
Ya might wanna check again, bro. The AMD gainz are mostly due to the fact that AMD was ABYSMAL in OpenGL. Now, with Vulkan, they finally caught up a little bit.
nVidia on the other hand did not need any optimization. They were already near the potential max both in OpenGL as well as in Vulkan.

Don't be fooled so easily by some graphs that are only showing the gains and improvements... the absolute numbers are still FAR in favor of the green team.


Exactly this.

You also see larger differences in FPS gain going from DX11 to DX12 on AMD only due to the fact that AMD's DX11 driver is no where near as optimized as NVIDIA's. Plus AMD's CPUs are dogs anyway so anything that takes work off of them will be a huge improvement.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Consolidation
5. Re: Sunday Consolidation Jul 10, 2016, 21:19 SirKnight
 
WTF....  
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News Comments > Team Fortress 2 Vote
2. Re: Team Fortress 2 Vote Jul 7, 2016, 21:39 SirKnight
 
Are they going to build a wall to keep the spawn campers out?  
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News Comments > New GeForce Drivers
1. Re: New GeForce Drivers Jul 6, 2016, 22:00 SirKnight
 
"existing PC players will receive the update via Steam this month"


Very glad to hear this. I am definitely not going to buy a game a second time for VR on the Oculus store since I do all of my PC'ing from Steam.
 
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News Comments > Morning Crowdfunding Roundup
7. Re: Morning Crowdfunding Roundup Jun 29, 2016, 14:14 SirKnight
 
Looks like it would be pretty handy for Arma. But TrackIR or VR would probably still be more natural for leaning and looking around while moving in one direction.  
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News Comments > Shadow Warrior 2 E3 Trailer
9. Re: Shadow Warrior 2 E3 Trailer Jun 25, 2016, 22:42 SirKnight
 
Constellation Wang at 1:09. Haha.

I miss the original Wang voice. But this is still a must buy for me.
 
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News Comments > MachineGames Releases New QUAKE Campaign
2. Re: MachineGames Releases New QUAKE Campaign Jun 24, 2016, 23:38 SirKnight
 
I just completed the first level and so far it's quite good.

While I'm excited about the upcoming Quake Champions, I would love to see a new Quake where the focus is on single-player with the awesomeness of Doom's single-player but the environment of the original Quake.

I would prefer if id made it, but it looks like MachineGames could handle it just fine if id could not.
 
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News Comments > etc.
1. Re: Seinfeld.wad - Jerry's Apartment: A DOOM II .wad… Jun 22, 2016, 10:53 SirKnight
 
Just. So. Awesome.

These pretzels are making me thirsty!
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 22, 2016, 10:52 SirKnight
 
Spektr wrote on Jun 22, 2016, 10:30:
Actually looking for Quake mods is what kicked my interest for surfing the web .. and incidentally took me to this here website.. something like about twenty years ago...

You know, I think quake mods may have been my reason for finding this site too.

I always loved the rare occasion of owning LPBs with my HPB status. They would get so pissed off and call me a cheater.

My phone lines where I lived at the time really sucked. I had a 56K modem but could only connect somewhere between 28.8 and 33.6. I think like 31/32 or so. And the connection would randomly die where I was still connected but nothing would transmit or receive.

As oddly as it sounds, but there are a lot of aspects of the Internet of the 90's that I like better than today. I guess it's the more simplistic nature of it all. Webpages were a lot more simple and basic, crazy GIFs/clipart were everywhere, the idea of talking to people all over the world in chat rooms. It was all so new and exciting.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
28. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 12, 2016, 21:51 SirKnight
 
jdreyer wrote on Jun 12, 2016, 14:59:

2. Christians have in the past and continue to kill in the name of Christ,

That's not only extremely wrong but extremely ignorant.

Jesus Christ forbids killing as it is a highly sinful act. Anyone who does the type of murder you mention are not Christians. This is why your statement is wrong. Jesus said many times if you believe in him and love him, then you will do as he commands. One of his most important commandments he left us with is to love one another like he loved. No matter if they are your enemy or not. If you do this, then everyone will know you are his disciple, as he said. If you do not obey his commandments, then you are not his disciple. If you are not his disciple, then you are not a Christian. Thus, it is impossible for a Christian to kill in the name of anything, especially in the name of God.

Always keep in mind the teaching of the wolves in sheep's clothing. You can know a person by their works. A good tree does not produce bad fruit, and a bad tree does not produce good fruit.
 
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