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Description no co-op = no purchase
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Signed On Mar 7, 2006, 02:54
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News Comments > DOOM Single-Player Video
57. Re: DOOM Single-Player Video Apr 29, 2016, 23:08 bigspender
 
Xero wrote on Apr 29, 2016, 17:59:
You guys want a true Doom feeling sequel, grab yourself a FREE copy of Brutal Doom (provided you have one of the older Doom games on Steam), and enjoy.
It's so damn fast, fluid, gory as hell, and well, it's DOOM. Incredibly addicting due to the modern updated FPS controls and speed at which you mow down hordes of Demons.
If they charged for it, I would of happily paid.

Here here!
 
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News Comments > DOOM Single-Player Video
21. Re: DOOM Single-Player Video Apr 29, 2016, 01:00 bigspender
 
Hump wrote on Apr 28, 2016, 21:39:
Looks fine to me. Jesus Christ people, get a grip on yourselves.

It does look fine. That's the problem, it's not EXCELLENT, just fine. It needs to be excellent because it has a lot to live up to. Most people don't want the sequel of the FPS that started it all end up as just another Doom clone.


Also it simply does not feel anything like Doom. This is not Doom.

This comment was edited on Apr 29, 2016, 01:57.
 
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News Comments > DOOM Single-Player Video
20. Re: DOOM Single-Player Video Apr 29, 2016, 00:57 bigspender
 
The gameplay and gunplay look fairly good, but graphics are so clean, and well halo like. Where's the space grit!?

I think I'll wait until this is on special and there are plenty of mods that turn in it back into Doom. Assuming of course that it has mod support...

EDIT:
HOLY CRAP THE PLASMA RIFLE LOOKS LIKE A WATER BALLON CANNON!

Hell is like a kids cartoon.

Nope nope nope

This comment was edited on Apr 29, 2016, 01:56.
 
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News Comments > John Romero's BLACKROOM Kickstarter
24. Re: John Romero's BLACKROOM Kickstarter Apr 25, 2016, 19:19 bigspender
 
Kxmode wrote on Apr 25, 2016, 19:02:
BLACKROOM is metal. It features a new soundtrack and compositions by acclaimed metal guitarist George Lynch, frequently cited as one of the best metal guitarists in the world.

I'm pretty sure Slash from Guns N' Roses is one of the best metal guitarists in the world. His solo part in November Rain is crazy!

I dunno if most people would define Guns N' Roses as metal. It's more somewhere between Glam and Hard rock. Not that it takes away from the November rain solo.
Although now that I think about many of the bands Lynch was in are very glam rock too. *shrugs*

What I really came here to do is, to say that this game will be an epic fail.
 
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News Comments > DOOM PC Support Details
5. Re: DOOM PC Support Details Apr 22, 2016, 22:37 bigspender
 
NotOneOfUs wrote on Apr 22, 2016, 21:29:
Where's the setting to make it not feel like Halo?

Haha this!

I hope this thing at least has mod support so someone can mod the Doom back in to it.



I guess this will probably die like Quake 4....
 
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News Comments > AER Trailer
2. Re: AER Trailer Apr 21, 2016, 16:59 bigspender
 
Cutter wrote on Apr 21, 2016, 09:47:
If the only thing you can do is fly around and check out the game world shouldn't that world at least be beautiful and visually interesting?

Maybe one day PCs will get fast enough so they can map textures onto polygons!
 
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News Comments > Dark Souls III Sales Record
13. Re: Dark Souls III Sales Record Apr 18, 2016, 17:28 bigspender
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Apr 18, 2016, 12:04:
What if someone skipped DS1 and DS2 because of you know.. fucking horrible ports? Worth to play?
Yes!
To me it plays like a cross between resident evil 4 and street fighter 2 with swords

But also I think that Dark Souls 3 is the best one yet. It is what made the first one so interesting, and with all of the polish and balancing that was needed.
 
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News Comments > DOOM Open Beta Extended
17. Re: DOOM Open Beta Extended Apr 18, 2016, 04:09 bigspender
 
VaranDragon wrote on Apr 18, 2016, 03:55:
Suppa7 wrote on Apr 18, 2016, 03:47:
The new Doom has captured the atmosphere of the original game perfectly.

It's captured the original Halo perfectly. It's Quake 3 with a Halo skin.

But original doom, nowhere to be seen.
 
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News Comments > DOOM Open Beta Extended
16. Re: DOOM Open Beta Extended Apr 18, 2016, 04:08 bigspender
 
RaZ0r! wrote on Apr 17, 2016, 23:00:
Looking at the reviews of it on Steam I'm not convinced people are asking for another day.

If iD are going to be going by what people are asking for, then we should be seeing DooM killed with fire very soon
 
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News Comments > DOOM Open Beta Opens
35. Re: DOOM Open Beta Opens Apr 16, 2016, 01:21 bigspender
 
They've really stuffed it by trying to combine halo, cod, quake and doom into one game.

It's hard to tell from a MP arena shooter what the single player campaign will be like, but it's so far not captured the essence of the original Doom games.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
15. Re: Into the Black Apr 15, 2016, 00:41 bigspender
 
Cutter wrote on Apr 14, 2016, 21:52:
Avatar sucked more balls than a Hoover at a ping pong tournament. Seriously, not even the fucking tree huggers want more of this tripe.

As the resident tree hugger. I concur.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
14. Re: Into the Black Apr 15, 2016, 00:40 bigspender
 
I can't wait for more complicated human, environmental and capitalistic issues be explored on a surface level via blue people.....IN 3D!  
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News Comments > Into the Black
7. Re: Into the Black Apr 9, 2016, 04:25 bigspender
 
It's such a simple solution, someone just has to invent a car that runs on plastic and turns into clean water. EASY right?  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
43. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 7, 2016, 18:03 bigspender
 
BobBob wrote on Apr 7, 2016, 14:19:
I would like to see a Star Wars story revolving around a scientist or engineer responsible for the space flight technology, light sabers, or droid AI. -- Oh, wait, my bad. Star Wars isn't science fiction.

Hmm... Perhaps a philosopher or theologian deeply discusses the dark and light side; interpreting its impact on life's meaning and the purpose of existence. -- Ah, nope, will confuse the target audience.

How about a Star Wars story about normal person building all those infrastructures or simply living out a day in the life. Showing how the society operates and where it's heading. -- Oh my bad, unless it's a space battle, arena setting, or long drone political speech, the universe doesn't exist in that galaxy far far away.

What's my point?

Star Trek > Star Wars


When it comes to TNG I couldn't agree more It's my favorite show ever. It's like the James Burke of sci-fi.

I would go so far and say that TNG > any series ever to date. It makes all other shows and the subjects that they deal or struggle with look very simplistic.

TNG is like Plato does sci-fi.

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News Comments > DOOM Open Beta Next Week; DLC/Season Pass Plans
10. Re: DOOM Open Beta Next Week; DLC/Season Pass Plans Apr 6, 2016, 21:29 bigspender
 
nin wrote on Apr 6, 2016, 18:49:
$40 season pass? It's like the more I hear, the less I'm interested...


Paying for DLC is bad enough. But paying for DLC that you don't even know what the quality will be like is pretty silly.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
17. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 6, 2016, 17:36 bigspender
 
If anything the public should be suing Paul Walker and co for glamorizing dangerous driving on public roads.

There should seriously be a law that lets you hit people with sticks when they drive like these douche nuggets.
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
1. Re: Game Reviews Apr 4, 2016, 22:19 bigspender
 
http://s22.postimg.org/d5hbts7o1/cdc6b5cf_b0d1_4353_995a_7dd358333d63.jpg

Every bit helps when it comes to Dark Souls I guess.
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
1. Re: etc., etc. Apr 4, 2016, 20:34 bigspender
 
Very cool to hear that someone is fixing ACM. The mod however currently is very optimized so it's hard to get a frame rate, even though it does look very nice.

Even though it would take more work you'd get a much better result if you extracted all of the assets and scripts and put it all into Unreal 4 engine. Of course that means touch and adjusting every asset. A few years of work for a single person probably.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
37. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 4, 2016, 18:52 bigspender
 
jdreyer wrote on Apr 2, 2016, 13:56:
bigspender wrote on Apr 2, 2016, 07:25:

I'm totally obsessed to be honest It's needed so badly and it works so well. Yet it's like some kind of secret. *shrugs*

I think there are two issues.

First, there are people who simply don't believe that a largely vegetable based, whole food diet will make any difference. These seem to be the people you largely address in your posts.

Second, there are the people that know eating that way is the healthiest, but for whatever reason find it difficult to do. How to stop the temptation to get a bag of chips of quart of ice cream at the supermarket? How to keep from getting a venti mocha frappacino instead of a coffee?

For sure, change is never easy. Especially when a venti mocha frappacino is full of casomorphins, fat, and high fructose corn syrup - that will create a dopamine release like nothing else

Plus there is the motivation factor too. Unfortunately most people won't have a motivation until it is too late to make a significant change(never too late though!), and some people won't even get to make a choice at all when it comes to sudden cardiac arrest or certain cancers.

That's why I like to recommend the books, as they make you aware of what dice you're rolling when it comes to health and disease.

My motivators are that you get to eat as much as you want, provided it's whole food based. Like a bean burrito with wholemeal or corn bread (vs a beef burrito with white flour bread). Nom Nom, why not have two or 3 for lunch. Doesn't matter because the amount of fibre, water, and extra digestion required means I'll still be losing weight

And of course I'm a spiteful asshole, so I'm driven by my anger and feelings being lied to, used and scammed by the fitness, meat, egg, fish and dairy industries. I feel like I'm giving them all the middle finger each time I eat LOL


 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
36. Re: Out of the Blue Apr 4, 2016, 18:15 bigspender
 
BobBob wrote on Apr 2, 2016, 14:36:
Eating healthy is good but you also need to move constantly. It's part of why I push myself to take my work to the beaches and parks. It forces me to get on the bike and go. Besides regular home excercise, I usually cycle about 20 to 30 miles (up and down hills and around the peninsula, and along the beach bike paths).

My resting pulse is mid 50'ish; trying to get it lower.


Very nice! 55ish is elite athlete level, so I think you are covered there

From everything I've read exercises is definitely a key component of health and longevity. The brain benefits just as much as the heart
 
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