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Homepage http://www.planetdungeonsiege.com
Signed On Oct 8, 2005, 00:21
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News Comments > Op Ed
35. Re: Op Ed Jul 10, 2016, 23:51 yonder
 
Best comments section in weeks guys.

The one thing I'll add is that he said pay them 60k. And that would round off to costing 100k. Cuzza like, ya know, benefits.

No one said pay them 100k.

Literacy, it's sexy!
 
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News Comments > Sunday Legal Briefs
3. Re: Sunday Legal Briefs Jul 10, 2016, 16:48 yonder
 
ledhead1969 wrote on Jul 10, 2016, 16:20:
It's not ironic if it cost them 800K to defend against a frivolous lawsuit.

QFE

It's similar to asking for a finding with prejudice.
 
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News Comments > Civilization VI Videos
15. Re: Civilization VI Videos Jun 26, 2016, 11:01 yonder
 
The heck are you guys talking about? The graphics have, depending on your definition, either been cartoony for about 15 years or so, or have been cartoony the entire time. If you hate that aspect of the game you've hated the last 3 or 4 entries into the series.

I, for one, love the new look of the map and I think the change of the way cities work is a massive enough change to warrant a new entry into the series. I'm glad they're taking risks. If I want to play the same game over and over, I'll do exactly that, since I have all the games in the series.
 
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News Comments > Galactic Civilizations III Rise of the Terrans Released
1. Re: Civilizations III Rise of the Terrans Released Jun 15, 2016, 21:22 yonder
 
Might want to update the title of this news from "Civilizations III Rise ..." to "Galactic Civilization III Rise ..."  
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
1. Re: Evening Metaverse Jun 14, 2016, 22:46 yonder
 
Wow. That ad block "article" was a Strawman-filled steaming pile of crap.  
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News Comments > The Sims 4 Expands Gender Options
5. Re: The Sims 4 Expands Gender Options Jun 2, 2016, 22:50 yonder
 
Cutter wrote on Jun 2, 2016, 22:14:
You can't change your chromosomes no matter how much you may want to.

Life of Brian - I want to be a woman

Interesting comment for news about clothes and walking gaits. And who cares about changing chromosones? All you need is to change the SRY gene.
 
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News Comments > Free GOG.com Copies of Some Steam Games
30. Re: Free GOG.com Copies of Some Steam Games Jun 1, 2016, 23:10 yonder
 
El Pit wrote on Jun 1, 2016, 15:33:
It is a good offer by GOG. Of course, GOG gets a lot of information on its customers this way, too, by learning what games the customers bought on Steam instead of GOG and vice versa. This puts GOG in a position to check out the customers' reaction to its price politics and more. Pretty clever.

Definitely! Information, and more properly, the management and use of said information, is definitely the way tech is going... as per https://marco.org/2016/05/21/avoiding-blackberrys-fate

This is a smart move by GOG.
 
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News Comments > Free GOG.com Copies of Some Steam Games
26. Re: Free GOG.com Copies of Some Steam Games Jun 1, 2016, 19:08 yonder
 
Ludomancer wrote on Jun 1, 2016, 17:22:
sometime in the last 3 years valve became the unofficial owner of gog. they were really successful in keeping it lowdown. gog should just be considered drm-free steam now. because most people have steam already, the software (steam) tracks (and takes action) with your gog libraries. its bad. i hope posting this lets some more independent, more free individuals verify it publicly.

And you're basing this on... what exactly? Oh, nothing?

See "cool to hate" reference below. Gamer Hipsters, I swear.
 
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News Comments > LEGO Marvelís Avengers Assembles in January
1. Re: LEGO Marvelís Avengers Assembles in January May 21, 2016, 13:44 yonder
 
Why is a news story from August of 2015 about a game getting released on the 26th of January (i.e. 5 months ago) being posted? Database problem?  
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News Comments > Pillars of Eternity II Revealed
19. Re: Pillars of Eternity II Revealed May 17, 2016, 18:57 yonder
 
eRe4s3r wrote on May 17, 2016, 15:18:
To be honest I was kinda OK with the release version of this game, but the expansions were totally lamesauce for me, and the game had many many flaws. Only thing I really got from it was the urge to replay BG2

That's never a bad urge!
 
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News Comments > Sunday Interviews
1. Re: Sunday Interviews May 15, 2016, 13:52 yonder
 
So, so far.

Back then we paid for games AFTER they were released.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
47. Re: Op Ed May 8, 2016, 10:54 yonder
 
Devinoch wrote on May 8, 2016, 02:50:
Warskull wrote on May 7, 2016, 20:36:
The establishment see Steam reviews as a threat because they are actually good and cutting them out of the loop.

"The establishment." That's hilarious. Tell that to some indie developer struggling to eat because he's dared to have a non-backwater social philosophy (completely unreflected in his game) and someone's waterboarded the reviews section because of it.

But you go on and tell yourself you're doing The Lord's work. He certainly didn't say "love thy neighbor." Wait, hang on a minute...

That's some QUALITY strawman you got there. Highly entertaining! Don't stop,please!
 
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News Comments > Meridian: Squad 22 Early Access Next Month
1. Re: Meridian: Squad 22 Early Access Next Month Apr 19, 2016, 15:35 yonder
 
Sad

At first I was hoping it was a stand-alone add-on to Meridian 59...
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
27. Re: Op Ed Apr 17, 2016, 18:35 yonder
 
Cutter wrote on Apr 1, 2016, 10:09:
I see it as the opposite of that. More and more young people understand the importance of that balance and they work to live, not live to work. And that's as it should be. There's an old expression, no one ever died saying 'I should have spent more time at the office.' So good on them. Revel in your time and enjoy your youth while you're young because there may not be a later.

Yeah but PLENTY of people work for 50 years saying "I wish I had done a bit better in preparing for the future when I was younger."
 
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News Comments > Game Tycoon 2 Released
2. Re: Game Tycoon 2 Released Apr 9, 2016, 04:00 yonder
 
Oh my word... http://steamcommunity.com/games/404640/announcements/detail/935995594725452898
The Babelfish quality of the patch notes alive are reason enough to stay the hell away from this game.
 
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News Comments > Game Tycoon 2 Released
1. Re: Game Tycoon 2 Released Apr 8, 2016, 17:41 yonder
 
Can anyone tell me which of the many clones this is an actual sequel to?

There are two Game Tycoon style games I like, the rest are... "unappealing" to me.
 
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News Comments > Baldur's Gate: Siege of Dragonspear Released
4. Re: Baldur's Gate: Siege of Dragonspear Released Apr 1, 2016, 10:34 yonder
 
Tachikoma wrote on Apr 1, 2016, 10:09:
Nearly 2 decades later for this franchise and all they can do is some farmed-out "expansion" by people who couldn`t even handle the remake.

It`s just so simple - get a new engine, upgrade the godawful combat to Divinity: OS model (or even PoE) and hire few decent writers. Then laugh all the way to the bank with both critics and fans happy.

Larian managed it with a tiny Kickstarted budget. Bioware not being able to crack this is just a proof of what a pathetic corporate zombie they have become.

WHY do people still not realize that BioWare is dead. EA bought them. Stop comparing BiowarEA to what BioWare used to be. It's stupid and idiotic.

EA bought BioWare 9 years ago. You making that statement isn't beating a dead horse. It's digging up the horse's grave, webcamming the corpse, and saying LOOK IT'S DEAD! SEE EVERYONE, I TOLD YOU IT WAS DEAD!

Yeah dude, we know. We've known for a long time now.

And the fact that you think the combat needs changed proves beyond a doubt that you're NOT the target audience, thusly, your opinion is invalid.
 
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News Comments > RollerCoaster Tycoon World Early Access Next Week; Refunds Offered
5. Re: RollerCoaster Tycoon World Early Access Next Week; Refunds Offered Mar 25, 2016, 18:24 yonder
 
Initial release date Early 2015, pushed back to December 2015... delayed until March when it'll be released as Early Access with numerous months of EA status?

No red flags at all.
 
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News Comments > More Ubisoft Versus Vivendi
5. Re: More Ubisoft Versus Vivendi Mar 24, 2016, 12:03 yonder
 
I'm curious if "independent" in this case means something similar to "indie"... which would be laughable.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 18, 2016, 12:39 yonder
 
I tried. I really tried... to read that stupid Munn article.

Ugh. CliffyB is being an a-hole, but he's not *completely* wrong. Munn is a media wh*re/tool. She's like a hot female Carson Daly. Anyone who remembers her role in G4's finale, elongated murder of techtv knows it.

HOWEVER.

There's really nothing terribly WRONG with it. It's like Kristin Adams on Cheat/X-Play. She never pretended to be a hardcore RTS or FPS nerd, but that didn't disqualify her from being able to speak as an expert on casual games, cuz she actually DID know her stuff (in that arena).

Just because Munn isn't the type of nerd/geek (let's not even get into the semantics of the difference there) that CliffyB respects doesn't mean there isn't room for her in the big extended family of geekdom.

Munn isn't merely the stereotypical pretty face on the gaming ad who is holding the xbox controller backwards. Sure... she's no Morgan Webb, but meh... that's a high standard to live up to.

But yeah... the article is a pile of crap. I trudged through it, just in case there was a gleaming diamond in there somewhere. I made it all the way to "nor is Chuck Lorre ever accused of 'nerd appropriation'," threw up my hands, and quit reading. I mean wow... just wow...
 
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