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Signed On Apr 26, 2005, 15:11
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News Comments > Fallout 4 Launch Trailer
40. Re: Fallout 4 Launch Trailer Nov 5, 2015, 16:31 Alamar
 
theyarecomingforyou wrote on Nov 5, 2015, 14:22:
Dacron wrote on Nov 5, 2015, 14:00:
Gamers: The same group who yell "It's about gameplay not graphics!" then cry "Meh, the graphics aren't as great as I want, no good... skip." as they line up for a BF battlefront.
The issue is that it looks like a mod rather than a AAA game. That wouldn't be a problem if not for the AAA price tag. It's not like they've demonstrated much improvement in the way of gameplay either.

This seems really contradictory to me... What would a mod to F3 add? A hundred hours of content, or a few high res textures?

Of the huddreds of games with mod support I've played, I've seen like three high quality CONTENT mods, so F4 very specifically screams 'not a mod' to me...

As for Dacron's complaint... Does it bother you if I like Action RPGs, but not RTS games? Platformers but not FPS'? A genre is just a collection of accepted attributes, so not liking the graphics of a game is just as valid as, 'oh, it has RPG elements, and I don't want that shit mixed into my FPS goodness' (incidentally, that's crazy, because RPG elements are good in any game ; ).
 
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News Comments > Fallout 4 Launch Trailer
14. Re: Fallout 4 Launch Trailer Nov 5, 2015, 12:44 Alamar
 
Cutter wrote on Nov 5, 2015, 11:51:
Yeah, zero interest in this. It looks all around bad and resembles a bad soap opera more than a Fallout game. And no intro by Ron Perlman? So than it's really not a Fallout game except in name and general setting is it? Yeah, I'll check it out...when it hits the bargain bin.



I'm not sure what's up with this, because his voice is in the game... Maybe it's just not revealed yet...

Edit: And he's credited as Narrator

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News Comments > Fallout 4 Launch Trailer
1. Re: Fallout 4 Launch Trailer Nov 5, 2015, 11:23 Alamar
 
Man... I would be all over this, if not for that damn static dog hair... No hair physics, no sale...  
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News Comments > On Fallout 4's Graphics
32. Re: On Fallout 4's Graphics Nov 4, 2015, 23:44 Alamar
 
Slick wrote on Nov 4, 2015, 21:57:
yeah, new engines do take years... so? they're working on a 20 year old engine, they make boat loads of cash from every game they ship with it, why haven't they been working on this in the background?

Why ask questions for which you already know the answer?
 
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News Comments > Blizzard Updating Older Games for Modern OSes
16. Re: Blizzard Updating Older Games for Modern OSes Nov 4, 2015, 20:35 Alamar
 
Man... I would kick the shit out of this position... : )  
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News Comments > No More WoW Numbers
4. Re: No More WoW Numbers Nov 4, 2015, 09:51 Alamar
 
McTurbo wrote on Nov 4, 2015, 09:42:
they have no one to blame but themselves. wow didnt die because it got old.. it died because the developer shot themselves in the foot from lack of content and deciding they knew what the players wanted more than the players did.

Which players are these that actually know what they want? Within the realm of reality that is...
 
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News Comments > Anno 2205 Released
2. Re: Anno 2205 Released Nov 3, 2015, 20:38 Alamar
 
I know just about nothing about this series, and that video doesn't help other than 'It appears to be an RTS'...

Is the previous Anno any good?
 
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News Comments > Paragon Revealed
2. Re: Paragon Revealed Nov 3, 2015, 20:35 Alamar
 
ViRGE wrote on Nov 3, 2015, 20:12:
Am I missing something or is the game genre not even described?

'Reveal a char a week' screams MOBA (Ugh) or whatever Overwatch is...

I don't get the point of this teaser shit though... I imagine they think it excites people to hear more, but it does the exact opposite... The only reason I was interested up to this point is the name Paragon, and that's gone...
 
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News Comments > The Technomancer Trailer
1. Re: The Technomancer Trailer Oct 30, 2015, 21:55 Alamar
 
Combat looks a bit wooden... But hopefully that'll get polished out.

Otherwise, looks neat ; )
 
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News Comments > How to Survive 2 Early Access
1. Re: How to Survive 2 Early Access Oct 29, 2015, 22:08 Alamar
 
I think I'll finally reinstall the first, and get through it... Thought it was a very neat game ; )  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
6. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 29, 2015, 10:35 Alamar
 
InBlack wrote on Oct 29, 2015, 10:22:
nin wrote on Oct 29, 2015, 10:07:
Glad you're ok, Blue!

If you don't mind me asking, what age are you that you had your first procedure?


You are not his telecom provider, you didn't make his OS. You are not Google, you are not the NSA, so you have no right to ask for that information! It's private!

Do those entities ask for that information?
 
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News Comments > Divinity: Original Sin - Enhanced Edition Released
2. Re: Divinity: Original Sin - Enhanced Edition Released Oct 27, 2015, 21:18 Alamar
 
hehe... The one negative Steam review I could see "this game is kind of like skyrim but the camera is not as good."

I recall a lot of praising this title upon launch, but I'm pretty sure it's not my style... Nice to see their improving it, but jacking the price back up kind of turns me off...
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
5. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Oct 27, 2015, 20:56 Alamar
 
jdreyer wrote on Oct 27, 2015, 19:20:
Why one software CEO agreed to meet a patent troll—and then fought it to the end.

I love it when people take these patent troll fuckers on.

And win... Setting a precedent that can be used in future attempts...
 
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News Comments > Star Wars: The Old Republic - Knights of the Fallen Empire Launches
5. Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic - Knights of the Fallen Empire Launches Oct 27, 2015, 20:44 Alamar
 
'a new free expansion for those giving us money'...  
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
10. Re: Steam Top 10 Oct 25, 2015, 18:40 Alamar
 
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Oct 25, 2015, 13:46:
... it has been like 3-4 weeks in a row now... how is Counter Strike:GO still on this list? Who doesn't have CS:GO at this point?

Unless there was a mass banning recently, and cheaters are stockpiling more keys or something.

Never played any flavor of CS.. Don't intend to... Same goes for CoD and BF (I did own 1942 though)...
 
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News Comments > Descent: Underground Early Access
1. Re: Descent: Underground Early Access Oct 22, 2015, 18:30 Alamar
 
Wow, that does not look like a $30 game... Cashing in on the name I'm guessing...  
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News Comments > On Sale
2. Re: On Sale Oct 21, 2015, 22:44 Alamar
 
I picked this up long long ago.. Probably in a bundle... Put an hour or so into it, but Adventure games just aren't my thing now... Haven't really played them since DOTT, Monkey Island, Kyrandia... Loved those back then though : )  
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News Comments > Steamship Ahoy - Tales of Zestiria
5. Re: Steamship Ahoy - Tales of Zestiria Oct 20, 2015, 17:44 Alamar
 
killer_roach wrote on Oct 20, 2015, 14:54:
Then again, at 4K most of the time you're limited to 30Hz refresh rate anyway unless you're using DisplayPort (which I'm not).

I had a weird set of circumstances with my 4K...

Had a 770, and bought a 4K 50" TV and plugged it in... I could be mis-remembering, but I think it was fine at 4K x 60Hz... But I wanted to run it better on newer games, so upgraded to a 970, which broke it... Read some things, and picked up a higher end cable, and did some other stuff, and got it to work at 4K x 60Hz...

My TV is a pain in the ass with picking up the 4K properly, and it's at 4:4:2 instead of the proper color setting (not possible on this TV's hardware), but it's damn fine for some games at 4K : )
 
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News Comments > etc.
1. Re: etc. Oct 19, 2015, 00:40 Alamar
 
Improve your life by not bothering to read that article...  
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News Comments > etc.
7. Re: etc. Oct 16, 2015, 14:38 Alamar
 
I've always thought TB was an asshole... But Cancer is a bigger asshole, so good luck TB : )  
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