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Signed On Apr 26, 2005, 15:11
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News Comments > Cyberpunk 2077 Hidden Message
24. Re: Cyberpunk 2077 Hidden Message Aug 28, 2018, 15:49 Alamar
 
Desalus wrote on Aug 28, 2018, 11:42:
I don't mind nudity as long as it doesn't feel forced and it doesn't feel as if I'm watching a porn video. I would also like it if nudity was equal to both genders (and I'm heterosexual btw). I find it ridiculous when media has no problem showing plenty of female nudity but then when it comes to male nudity they film from weird camera angles and there are neatly placed props to cover up the man's penis. I remember seeing plenty of female nudity in the Witcher 3 but not once did they show Geralt's dong. Why the inequality?

I don't recall Witcher 3 showing any Vulva's (the closest to the male equivalent you're referring to twice), so I'm not sure where this 'inequality' lies...
 
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News Comments > Cyberpunk 2077 48-Minute Gameplay Video
3. Re: Cyberpunk 2077 48-Minute Gameplay Video Aug 27, 2018, 17:11 Alamar
 
Well... Now I'm piqued...  
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News Comments > Battle for Azeroth Sales Wow WoW
6. Re: Battle for Azeroth Sales Wow WoW Aug 23, 2018, 12:07 Alamar
 
Darks wrote on Aug 23, 2018, 12:02:
Cram wrote on Aug 23, 2018, 11:04:
Impressive. Congrats to WoW.

Co-Workers are trying to get me back into the game, but I'm two expansions behind and don't have the energy anymore. Hearing a lot of good things though.

Impressive? No, its not really. This is what the current user base has been over the past few years. so it was expected.

Pretty low compared to previous addons.

"Battle for Azeroth is the fastest-selling World of Warcraft expansion ever"

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News Comments > Battle for Azeroth Sales Wow WoW
5. Re: Battle for Azeroth Sales Wow WoW Aug 23, 2018, 12:05 Alamar
 
It's interesting how things felt leading up to the launch... Lots of complaints about how meh Blizzard's pre-pre-launch efforts were...

Personally, going into the pre-patch was pretty meh... I enjoyed the content/story of the pre-patch, but there was so little of it, and nothing consistent, like Legion's launch. Then the later events, and the big lol disappointment (Who burned the tree? Of course it's Sylvanas, but no, 'You'll be surprised' marketing bullshit)...

And then a whole slew of pre-launch content came out (2 of the 3 warbringers vids, 2 very not short novellas about the tree event), and people were all over the place, generating the usual hype...

The expansion itself feels good... Has a bunch of the things that worked well in Legion, and some of the (old and new) problems. The Horde story has been interesting, and gearing up (WQ's and/or Dungeons) is the same as it ever was (maybe faster). Both my Demo Lock and Frost DK are low 320's, and I'll be ready to step into Normal Raiding by the 4th, and I've enjoyed both in longer fights, so I'm hopeful I won't get bored to shit too fast ; )

The whole Azerite gear system is a bit fucky though... As you level, you unlock all the traits available, and then at max, you replace the gear, with equivalent traits, but can't unlock them for another month... It's a really weird design... The traits themselves are not game-making/breaking, but some of them are pretty cool... Vampiric Speed was amazing for leveling, and is again, now that I'm finally getting it back while doing some WQ content.

The scaling leveling is also just as fucked as it was in Legion, where you start strong, solo'n 3-5 (double if tank) with no problem at 110-114, then it shrinks down as you progress, and you're your weakest at 120, then you get gear... Part of this is just the iteration of an expansion based system (like secondary stats going from 40% to 10%), but the scaling on top of it (which has a crap ton of pros for other reasons) exacerbates that 'problem' a hundred fold.
 
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News Comments > The Surge 2 Gameplay Trailer
1. Re: The Surge 2 Gameplay Trailer Aug 23, 2018, 00:27 Alamar
 
Likely a Day 1 buy for me, as was The Surge... Thoroughly enjoyed LOTF and The Surge.  
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News Comments > NVIDIA RTX 20-series Next Month
28. Re: NVIDIA RTX 20-series Next Month Aug 20, 2018, 16:58 Alamar
 
HorrorScope wrote on Aug 20, 2018, 16:49:
Slick wrote on Aug 20, 2018, 16:38:
Why the fuck isn't there a boycott?

Why would there be a boycott? If you don't feel it is worth the $$$'s don't buy it. The premium they are charging, for me it better be 50% better vs last gen on standard games. Right now Ray Tracing needs to be an added bonus, since it will be a while for support and that is if it sticks.

Well... There was that whole false marketing on memory a few years back...
 
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News Comments > Death's Gambit Released
1. Re: Death's Gambit Released Aug 15, 2018, 08:37 Alamar
 
Definitely interested in this... After my new WoW addiction has cooled...  
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News Comments > The Battle for Azeroth Begins in World of Warcraft
1. Re: The Battle for Azeroth Begins in World of Warcraft Aug 13, 2018, 19:40 Alamar
 
I'm sure it'll be fun when it starts working ; )  
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News Comments > RAGE 2 Trailer
3. Re: RAGE 2 Trailer Aug 11, 2018, 08:06 Alamar
 
Well, that looks promising... Unlike that previous shit that was pure shit... : )  
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News Comments > Dead Cells Exfoliated
12. Re: Dead Cells Exfoliated Aug 7, 2018, 22:10 Alamar
 
theglaze wrote on Aug 7, 2018, 00:24:
Have you played Axiom Verge?

I finally picked this up last sale... Played an hour or so... Thoroughly disappointed...

Loved Dead Cells though... And Seraph felt great too...
 
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News Comments > Fallout 76 Blowing Off Steam
23. Re: Fallout 76 Blowing Off Steam Aug 7, 2018, 22:06 Alamar
 
As much as I don't want to keep installing different publisher's launchers... Can't blame them for wanting that sweet sweet 30% back, for a pretty trivial application. Hell, I built an auto updater ~15 years ago for a project I sent Blizzard, which could have been flushed out into a marketplace (If I'd known, and/or had business sense to get into game sales ; ).  
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News Comments > World of Warcraft Cinematic
1. Re: World of Warcraft Cinematic Aug 3, 2018, 11:20 Alamar
 
Jaina, Sylvanas, Azshara get cartoons.... Saurfang gets CGI...

All is right in the World (of Warcraft)...
 
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News Comments > Chasm Opens Up
11. Re: Chasm Opens Up Jul 31, 2018, 18:54 Alamar
 
Alamar wrote on Jul 31, 2018, 15:36:
Looks like a fun Castlevania style game to me... Not sure what ya'll's definition of retro is, but this doesn't fit mine... Some of those scenes are beautiful.

Sooo... ya... Got home and watched the vid again, and nevermind... That's pretty 'retro' pixel art...
 
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News Comments > Chasm Opens Up
8. Re: Chasm Opens Up Jul 31, 2018, 15:36 Alamar
 
Looks like a fun Castlevania style game to me... Not sure what ya'll's definition of retro is, but this doesn't fit mine... Some of those scenes are beautiful.  
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News Comments > Origin Access Premier Premiers
13. Re: Origin Access Premier Launches Jul 31, 2018, 14:21 Alamar
 
All I need to know is if I can pay $15 in February and try Anthem out for a month... And then consider paying for another month or three, or buying it (at a 10% discount)...

Their FAQ claims cancellation is easy, and canceling early doesn't fuck over your date (Some subs have done this), so I don't see any reason why this wouldn't work.
 
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News Comments > Beholder 2 Closed Beta
2. Re: Beholder 2 Closed Beta Jul 19, 2018, 14:32 Alamar
 
Cutter wrote on Jul 19, 2018, 11:45:
It isn't about a D&D Beholder? I am disappoint.

This is what I think of every time I see it too... Eye of the Beholder games were great 'back in the day'... I really should have put more time into Grimrock...
 
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News Comments > Middle-earth: Shadow of War Demo
2. Re: Middle-earth: Shadow of War Demo Jul 19, 2018, 14:30 Alamar
 
I really need to go back and start this over... Got it at launch, and got distracted by some other stuff... Thoroughly enjoyed the first, so should enjoy most of this one.  
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News Comments > Wow Subscriptions Now Include All Expansions
31. Re: Wow Subscriptions Now Include All Expansions Jul 18, 2018, 17:54 Alamar
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Jul 18, 2018, 11:33:
Yifes wrote on Jul 18, 2018, 10:18:
Creston wrote on Jul 18, 2018, 10:08:
I guess the subscriber numbers have finally fallen low enough that Blizzard feels the need to go this route?

I don't know if it was always this way, but it's been like this for a very long time now. I remember trying WOW a few years ago and getting every expansion except for the latest one with a sub.
The change is the removal of the requirement to buy the base game. But yeah, for the last couple of expansions if you bought the new expansion you got all the previous ones "free".

And it's even less of a change, since the base game included a month... So $20 (the rare time it wasn't on sale) vs the $15 for that month now.

Quinn wrote on Jul 18, 2018, 11:14:
Any current WoW player here that can answet this question?

How is rerolling these days? Will it be lonely questing in empty areas and is all the player base endgame? Or is a fresh start very doable?

With Cross Realm Zones, there are more visible players out in the world... And there are always people leveling, so LFD is active.

They recently made some changes to pre-WoD leveling where all content scales... Some of it's good (not being forced out of a zone), some of it's bad (Mobs aren't as ridiculously easy, and some level ranges feel slow, and you're going 110 levels these days, so even if it were fast per level, so many levels makes the entirety feel sluggish).
 
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News Comments > Defiance 2050 Launches
7. Re: Defiance 2050 Launches Jul 11, 2018, 14:31 Alamar
 
Trailer isn't doing enough for me... But I enjoyed the show... Like any fresh game (re-release or not), I'll give it a month or three for some shit to be ironed out, and then maybe try it... Though I'll likely still be obsessed with WoW at the time..  
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News Comments > New Warframe Content Plans
7. Re: New Warframe Content Plans Jul 9, 2018, 21:13 Alamar
 
Numinar wrote on Jul 9, 2018, 07:29:
Great, now I'm one of those assholes that post to a thread just to say I hate something. Good work Bluesnews, it only took a few decades but you got me!

You either die a gamer, or live long enough to see yourself become a curmudgeon...
 
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