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Signed On Apr 26, 2005, 15:11
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News Comments > ELEX Trailer
6. Re: ELEX Trailer Apr 22, 2017, 10:10 Alamar
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Apr 21, 2017, 17:59:
Here's a longer one for starters:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPLJgU5SOvY

Disappointed with how the combat looks, including animations... But I like how the story is portrayed, and Skyrim has proven shitty combat doesn't ruin this kind of game for everyone ; )

Definitely need to see more of the advancement/abilities/etc, but it's on the watch list now at least ; )
 
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News Comments > Gone Gold - The Surge
1. Re: Gone Gold - The Surge Apr 18, 2017, 10:21 Alamar
 
Yay... Hope Humble supplies my key in time for a pre download...  
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News Comments > Mad Catz Closed
3. Re: Mad Catz Closed Mar 31, 2017, 20:18 Alamar
 
I have always chosen official controllers in the rare cases I need another, but I'm very sad to see this alternative option go...  
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News Comments > Destiny 2 PC Hype?
19. Re: Destiny 2 PC Hype? Mar 30, 2017, 23:09 Alamar
 
DukeLeeto wrote on Mar 30, 2017, 14:08:
Being a pc gamer for the last 30 yrs,i bought a xbox one to try the first one and loved it,but hated using a gamepad with it.

I had the opposite... I've always been VERY pro KB/M for FPS, but it came with my PS4, and it took me a day or two to get used to it, and I actually choose controller over KB/M in some other shooter games... Mouse is still better, but the comfort of the controller is worth it at times.
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect: Andromeda Launches
24. Re: Mass Effect: Andromeda Launches Mar 21, 2017, 13:09 Alamar
 
Agent-Zero wrote on Mar 21, 2017, 12:31:
Verno wrote on Mar 21, 2017, 11:20:
Too deep into Zelda to bother with this after a very lackluster experience with it on a buddy's EA Access trial. The much better open world in that game makes the flaws stand out that much more. Good luck to those that decide to buy it, let us know what you think.

id love to play the new Zelda.. but I dont buy systems for only one game anymore.. I used to do that but Id always end up regretting it later

I bought it... Played Zelda obsessively for a week... Sold it... For a profit... The selling it part is very unusual for me, but I'm pretty happy how it turned out : )
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Season 10 Details
2. Re: Diablo III Season 10 Details Mar 18, 2017, 23:12 Alamar
 
Cram wrote on Mar 18, 2017, 23:06:
Demon Hunter Embodiment of the Marauder

Goooood.....Goooood.

I don't like that one as much as the other Multishot build/set, that I can't think of the name of... But the other 5 'free' sets are boring... Probably won't bother with this Season, though I do like a bunch of the QoL improvements.
 
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News Comments > The Surge in May
1. Re: The Surge in May Mar 17, 2017, 17:50 Alamar
 
Yay... Currently the only game I'm still looking forward to this year...  
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News Comments > MS Forcing Win10 on Latest CPUs?
13. Re: MS Forcing Win10 on Latest CPUs? Mar 16, 2017, 12:12 Alamar
 
I'm having a hard time getting upset about this...

I fully support peoples choice to stick with an older version of Windows, and this note doesn't imply that that choice can't continue... It's merely MS stating they don't want to keep paying to support combinations that they don't want to.

This does cause a problem with OEMs or Parts sellers that will still happily sell you a new copy of Win7/8 (assuming you can still get those) with a new system.

Cmdr Shepard's Pie wrote on Mar 16, 2017, 11:35:
I realize 7 is old, but it's still the most popular OS

I'm really curious to see a source on this... I couldn't find an up to date chart (wikipedia is a few years old, but the trend looked like 10 would be higher by now, and Steam has 10 at ~49%, 7 at ~37%).

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News Comments > Starbreeze Investing in System Shock 3
17. Re: Starbreeze Investing in System Shock 3 Mar 15, 2017, 10:55 Alamar
 
Qbex . wrote on Mar 15, 2017, 04:34:
Great, SB already botched one of my beloved classic by making that dogshit Syndicate remake. Now they involved in another of my all time favorite. If only this was time of Riddick's Starbreeze I would be over the moon with the news but now I'm expecting the worst. In fact from what I've read all the talent from former SB went to MachineGames.

System Shock was already a shooter, so it can't go the way of a Syndicate remake ; )
 
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News Comments > Overload Early Access
1. Re: Overload Early Access Mar 13, 2017, 21:40 Alamar
 
I can't keep track of all these Descent games... Wonder why so many in such a small timeframe... It's not like this tech didn't exist years ago...  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 12, 2017, 14:46 Alamar
 
Wow... I wish my 'Cold Pantry' had half as many features as that one... Especially that crisper...  
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News Comments > New GeForce Drivers and GTX 1080 Ti Reviews
26. Re: New GeForce Drivers and GTX 1080 Ti Reviews Mar 9, 2017, 16:20 Alamar
 
I had no idea the 1080 was rated higher than the 980 Ti, and I'm very disappointed to learn that...  
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News Comments > WoW Bans
8. Re: WoW Bans Mar 9, 2017, 16:11 Alamar
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Mar 9, 2017, 16:04:
Frijoles wrote on Mar 9, 2017, 14:49:
Mr. Tact wrote on Mar 9, 2017, 12:35:
What do they expect when they make raiding a requirement to get flying in the newest zone...

Where do you see this? I could have sworn they said raiding wasn't a requirement. I hate raiding.
Part of the quest line to get flying in 7.2 will require Broken Isles Pathfinder, Part One -- which in turn requires Good Suramaritan, which in turn requires A Growing Crisis, which requires killing Xavius in The Emerald Nightmare.

Total screw job as far as I am concerned. People say, just do it in LFR but I've watched the videos of this fight, and it is not just a tank and spank. I don't know, maybe it is easy enough in LFR that you can just do it with a bunch of random people. *shrug*

When it was relevant LFR content, it was a tank n spank... Now that half the raid is 40+ ilvls higher than what's needed, it's ridiculously easy, and quick... This run (probably because of this achievement requirement) gets more people queue'n, and sometimes even offers a bonus cache for DPS roles. The Xavius queue is only Xavius... You spawn in a room, kill trash a few packs of trash, while standing still, then the boss... Don't need to stand in shit, or not stand in shit... The damage taken is crazy low.

I agree that requiring raiding, even LFR, for this achievement is crap, but this is a great example of it really not being much of a factor ; ) The gated Suramar questline however... That takes a good deal of effort...
 
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News Comments > WoW Bans
7. Re: WoW Bans Mar 9, 2017, 16:08 Alamar
 
This is a great move, and it looks like they're putting more effort into it going forward... The first set of bans are only a week, which I think is a bit too lenient, but I get the reasoning (They want to let their most dedicated players know that this is not acceptable, but not lose them). The later post stated the next round will be more severe.

The post I saw about this a few weeks ago, from a player, was that they inquired about buying a run, and the 'broker' had them contact out of game, and asked for $150 USD to run them through a raid (I can't recall, but assuming Mythic)... I was pretty surprised to hear the asking price was that ridiculous, but I'm sure some people are paying it.
 
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News Comments > Rogue Trooper Redux Announced
6. Re: Rogue Trooper Redux Announced Mar 1, 2017, 09:44 Alamar
 
This is great news... Although, not as great as a new Rogue Trooper would be...  
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News Comments > Hollow Knight Released
1. Re: Hollow Knight Released Feb 24, 2017, 23:23 Alamar
 
Demo's work... : )

The demo came with the Humble Monthly, which got me mostly hooked... Picked this up 2m after it went live on Steam (which was a few bucks less than Humble, since Humble only does USD pricing).

Fun/cute game, though I'm really not sure which area I should be going through now... Got to one fight that has ridiculously fast attacks, so not happy with that, but I may be there far too early.
 
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News Comments > Morning Crowdfunding Roundup
4. Re: Morning Crowdfunding Roundup Feb 22, 2017, 15:32 Alamar
 
Holy crap, that does indeed look like Ghosts N' Goblins... The jumping style, and the crouch and tossing lances really stood out...

Didn't like the video overall though... Too much flipping between images really quickly...
 
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News Comments > Saturday Tech Bits
2. Re: Saturday Tech Bits Feb 18, 2017, 19:15 Alamar
 
How would you even monitor that system? What constitutes a machine that would require the company to pay taxes to use it? Whatever that definition would turn out to be, I guarantee it will just be constantly abused to make it not true in 'this special case'.  
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News Comments > Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III Prophecy of War Trailer
3. Re: Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III Prophecy of War Trailer Feb 18, 2017, 09:30 Alamar
 
I guess I should finally finish Dawn of War II... I enjoyed it when I played it, but I guess I got sidetracked or something... Looks like this one is more traditionally (large number of units) RTS, maybe with 'Hero' units as well?  
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News Comments > The Surge Trailer
1. Re: The Surge Trailer Feb 17, 2017, 15:42 Alamar
 
Yes Please... : )

Looking forward to May... Or July after it's delayed heh...
 
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