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Signed On Aug 16, 2005, 21:56
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News Comments > Game of Thrones RPG "Won't Be Along for a While"
16. Re: Game of Thrones RPG Sep 20, 2011, 17:40 ldonyo
 
Creston wrote on Sep 20, 2011, 15:36:
ldonyo wrote on Sep 20, 2011, 15:12:
grudgebearer wrote on Sep 20, 2011, 13:33:
Right in the middle of Storm of Swords...and you are correct...it is amazing...
You need to go right into A Dance With Dragons or you'll end up a jaded and cynical wretch, like Creston.

I quite enjoyed the first two books, but you can only take character stupidity for the sake of furthering your plot so far before it just becomes retarded.

George RR Martin crossed that line and kept on running a few more miles at the end of Storm of Swords. It completely ruined the whole series for me.

If the old croaker ever finishes it, I'll read the whole thing only if (spoilers) Danearys (?) and her Dragons murder every living thing on that entire inbred continent.

Creston
While I agree that there have been an awful lot of incredibly bad/fatal decisions made by major characters and an awful lot of quite contrived character removals, I'm not quite as demanding in the ultimate resolution as you are. There are going to be seven books, which means George has roughly 2000 pages to wrap up quite a few story threads.
 
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News Comments > Game of Thrones RPG "Won't Be Along for a While"
9. Re: Game of Thrones RPG Sep 20, 2011, 15:12 ldonyo
 
grudgebearer wrote on Sep 20, 2011, 13:33:
Right in the middle of Storm of Swords...and you are correct...it is amazing...
You need to go right into A Dance With Dragons or you'll end up a jaded and cynical wretch, like Creston.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
24. Re: Op Ed Sep 19, 2011, 12:13 ldonyo
 
Yes, it should have stayed turn-based.  
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News Comments > New Telepath RPG: Servants of God Demo
1. Re: New Telepath RPG: Servants of God Demo Sep 19, 2011, 12:12 ldonyo
 
One bug they should fix is requiring Adobe AIR to install the demo.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
2. Re: Morning Consolidation Sep 19, 2011, 12:07 ldonyo
 
I'll wait and see just what Microsoft comes up with for Xbox TV before deciding if it will be worth it. That's going to depend heavily on the cost/content ratio.  
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
2. Re: Morning Safety Dance Sep 16, 2011, 11:41 ldonyo
 
Since there are several studies showing the benefits and only one group of researchers that cannot duplicate the studies' results, I would be inclined to think that the group attempting to duplicate the results is missing something in their methodology and not the reverse.  
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News Comments > EA on Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters Issues and Refunds
2. Re: EA on Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters Issues and Refunds Sep 15, 2011, 11:20 ldonyo
 
EA has a very disturbing definition of the word 'unique'. They may as well just quit making PC versions of games instead of continuing with their current farcical attempts.  
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News Comments > Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters Refunds?
2. Re: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters Refunds? Sep 12, 2011, 14:19 ldonyo
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Sep 12, 2011, 13:42:
Par for the course EA.

This is the future of gaming.
The future of gaming as envisioned by EA, Ubi and Actiblizzard, but not all publishers. At least not for the time being...
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
17. Re: Morning Consolidation Sep 12, 2011, 12:29 ldonyo
 
Many of the people that buy used games would not buy a new game at the $50 - $60 price point publishers seem to love, so a used game sale does not translate into a lost new game sale. Quantic Dream did not "lose" $13m. They may have lost 10% - 20% of that, but nowhere near all of it, despite their claims to the contrary.  
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News Comments > etc.
1. Re: etc. Sep 8, 2011, 10:56 ldonyo
 
No, Faux News will never not suck at talking about video games.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits.
1. Re: Morning Tech Bits. Sep 6, 2011, 15:13 ldonyo
 
Sony's decision to put rootkits on their audio CDs should have gotten an 'honorable' mention at the very least.  
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
2. Re: Evening Consolidation Sep 2, 2011, 22:12 ldonyo
 
Sony doesn't say a whole lot about what their terms are for publishing via Playstation Network. I think the pot may be referring to the color of the kettle...  
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
1. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Sep 2, 2011, 15:32 ldonyo
 
The catch with the GamePron giveaway is that you have to get yourself to Sydney.  
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
10. Re: Evening Consolidation Sep 2, 2011, 11:00 ldonyo
 
Creston wrote on Sep 2, 2011, 10:28:
Can someone please set fire to that fucking podium of Pachter's?

Creston
I'd prefer high explosives, but fire would work.
 
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News Comments > The Witcher 2 Sales Approach One Million
11. Re: The Witcher 2 Sales Approach One Million Aug 30, 2011, 11:11 ldonyo
 
Great news about a great game!  
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News Comments > Official Warlock: Master of the Arcane Announcement
1. Re: Official Warlock: Master of the Arcane Announcement Aug 29, 2011, 11:17 ldonyo
 
I'm glad to see that turn-based strategy is not quite dead yet!  
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News Comments > Origin EULA Amended
29. Re: Origin EULA Amended Aug 27, 2011, 22:35 ldonyo
 
Don't be surprised when the original language, or a version thereof which grants EA the same ability to resell your information, returns in the future.  
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News Comments > Call of Duty Eyewear
2. Re: Call of Duty Eyewear Aug 24, 2011, 10:51 ldonyo
 
Really? Someone thinks there is a market for this crap?  
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News Comments > Kanye West to Headline Call of Duty XP
5. Re: Kanye West to Headline Call of Duty XP Aug 24, 2011, 10:50 ldonyo
 
Lesaonar wrote on Aug 24, 2011, 10:48:
Of all people they had to pick the world's biggest douche bag. Rifle
Given the publisher throwing this narcissistic bash it seems oddly appropriate, no?
 
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News Comments > Kanye West to Headline Call of Duty XP
3. Re: Kanye West to Headline Call of Duty XP Aug 24, 2011, 10:49 ldonyo
 
Why?  
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