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Signed On Nov 16, 2006, 17:56
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Elven Legacy
1. Re: Ships Ahoy - Elven Legacy Apr 7, 2009, 10:46 Will W
Yeah, there's nothing like "Full Release" when it comes to fantasy.  
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News Comments > Gazillion Owns NetDevil & Marvel Plans
2. Re: Gazillion Owns NetDevil & Marvel Plans Mar 30, 2009, 15:50 Will W
No, NetDevil is making Lego and JGE. Marvel is just a license "Gazillion" acquired. For me the verdict is still out on them....dunno if they're gonna be good or not. A bunch of venture capitalists who see the value in investing in games is good....when they plan to make a bunch of wow-clones and even admit it in their press release, that's bad...IMO at least.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 23, 2009, 08:56 Will W
Took me a minute, but I assume *event-free. Yes, I'm slow.  
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News Comments > Game Warning Study
4. Re: Game Warning Study Mar 2, 2009, 09:49 Will W
Dear god! Something a child wants but can't have! What are the parents to do, it's not like they can say "no" to a child.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
17. Re: Morning Tech Bits Jan 27, 2009, 14:56 Will W
It's important that people don't loose their TV service. Imagine how much more blame would be put on video games if parents had to rely solely on them to baby sit and didn't have the TV there to help out too!  
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News Comments > Jumpgate Evolution Movie
6. Re: Jumpgate Evolution Movie Jan 16, 2009, 09:34 Will W
I agree with you Blueshrike, but for the sake of numbers in the game I'm willing to make that compromise....let folks play 3rd person and try to make it doable if it'll get them in and keep them in. Nothing worse then an MMO that's missing one or two of the M's. :-)  
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News Comments > Jumpgate Evolution Movie
4. Re: Jumpgate Evolution Movie Jan 16, 2009, 07:28 Will W
You can play it in 3rd or 1st person. They've improved the keyboard and mouse support as well to tray and make it less imperative that you go out and buy a joystick. After all, it seems that most people....including gamers....don't own a joystick anymore.

It's been requested that they release some game footage with the first person view, but they haven't really done it yet. Supposedly the "cockpit" graphics aren't done yet, so they may want to wait till the view is complete to push it out there.
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
4. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 23, 2008, 09:47 Will W
Yeah, every time I go out shopping to B&M stores all I can think is "Merry Fing Christmas to you too". Seems like people are so focused on buying crap that they forget the whole spirit of the season, no matter what holiday you're celebrating!  
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News Comments > Jumpgate to Continue After Evolution Launches
1. Re: Jumpgate to Continue After Evolution Launches Nov 25, 2008, 13:49 Will W
Or youíre like the minor and Iím the cargo hauler.

I'm not one to usually point out mistakes in spelling or grammar, I make plenty myself....but I had to laugh at this one. It sounds like a really demented bedroom game.

"Hey little boy....I've got some candy in my van...."
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
2. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 24, 2008, 10:51 Will W
In NY you have up to 2 years after expiration of your license to renew it without having to take all the tests and stuff again.

Of course, don't drive yourself to the DMV on an expired license to renew it.... :-)
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
63. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 4, 2008, 15:33 Will W
You really think it's over when the day ends?

No, no I don't think it's over at the end of the day. I know it's going to drag on, I should have said "election season" instead of "election".
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
51. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 4, 2008, 13:49 Will W
Oh god I can't wait for this election to be over. I'm so sick and tired of the "go vote" ads and the constant coverage of the election like we really need 24 hours of the same crap over and over.

Both major party candidates lean too far into their party's ideals for me. I feel like voting for Obama is a vote for socialism but a vote for McCain is a vote for religion. I don't like ideas like nationalized health care but at the same time I don't want someone legislating my morals.

Nader has just become a crazy person and I would be scared if he got into office, but he's the only person my vote would mean anything to since, like Blue, I live in NY and thus my vote really doesn't count for anything due to the electoral college.

And to top it off, if McCain wins we're going to have to deal with the "He won because people wouldn't vote for a black man" crap. Of course, it's already out in the open that people are voting for Obama BECAUSE it would make him the first black president, but that's ok? I don't get people in this country sometimes. :-( I suppose that's what you get when the majority of people in your country think what kind of milk Brittney Spears takes in her coffee is more important news to put on TV then people being driven from their homes, raped, and murdered in DR Congo.
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News Comments > Ships Ahoy - Fallout 3
28. Re: Ships Ahoy - Fallout 3 Oct 28, 2008, 09:56 Will W
There were 12 stores across the US who had a midnight launch, and they were restricted to 6 major cities. I'd hardly call that "many stores"

Bethesda's page here:

Says 2,000 stores. But I'm sure your information is from a more trustworthy source.
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News Comments > Steamships Ahoy - X3: Terran Conflict
15. No subject Oct 17, 2008, 07:33 Will W
They're using the TAGES DRM.

And in this post on the steampowered forums he explains why they also have to use it on Steam.

Note: I don't willingly support products with activation limits (= renting my game to me IMO). I'm just putting these links here in case anyone wants to read more on the DRM on the CD/DVD vs the Steam versions.
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News Comments > Far Cry 2 Steam Preorders
8. Re: No subject Oct 10, 2008, 07:31 Will W
I think it original Far Cry was worth $5, so I'm gonna stick with my original pre-order. I will write them and try to get the $5 though. :-)

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News Comments > Site Update
1. No subject Sep 16, 2008, 10:14 Will W
Any chance you could post the new site IP so we can stop by if we don't get a speedy update?

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News Comments > Afternoon Consolidation
1. No subject Aug 25, 2008, 13:00 Will W
So are they saying that 2012 when the current generation of consoles will cease being called "next generation"?

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News Comments > ATI DirectX 10.1 Support & Demo
4. When I think awesome graphics... Aug 25, 2008, 11:10 Will W
The first thing to come to mind is Ping-Pong.

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News Comments > Legal Briefs
7. Amazing.... Aug 22, 2008, 09:34 Will W
EA thinks people deserve to be paid for the content they create but only after a few years and a class action lawsuit. EA is the wrong mouthpiece for talking about proper compensation for people who actually put their "blood, sweat, and tears" into making games.

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News Comments > Age of Conan Still Popular
40. Re: I left it too... Jul 1, 2008, 11:09 Will W
That's true, DX10 was never in. Why wait until people had their pre-order copies in their hands before letting them know that the advertisement on the box was false? Or do you think they didn't know they wouldn't have DX10 functionality in the game till the Fall of this year by 2 days before hand? DX10 was a big selling point of this game, in fact I believe it was supposed to be a Vista release title to showcase DX10.

Did Gaming News sites put words in Gaute Godager's mouth to hype the game? It's possible I suppose. I always figured that he just answered the questions. I'm not even assuming that he "pre approved" the questions, just that he answered the questions, so he hyped the game.

Why would I care what MMO, besides this one, had a smooth launch? I bought this game based on the promises and features advertised by Funcom, not based on other companies launches of titles I didn't buy. I want what I'm promised when I make a purchase, what's the problem with know, getting what you pay for?

What sneaky dialog? How about the comment stating that sieges work great? Oh, but you can't build the city required to do them. Sorry, I suppose it's not sneaky, just "spin"...and then once the first siege happens they suddenly recognize there are no siege engines and walls can't stop people going around their edges. So does that make the spin into a lie? My opinion is that it does.

How full of yourself are you? Why do my reasons for not liking a game have to be "valid" for you? I didn't say you shouldn't like the game because of my reasons. If you disagree, that's great, but that doesn't make my reasons that I don't like the game invalid.

I don't really follow every MMO so I'm not even going to bother to try to find one that didn't have a mess up after a patch. Once again, I paid for this game. I have no idea why you insist on involving games I did not pay for.

How is their approach different? Quests? Please don't get into saying the combat is revolutionary, you're still button mashing. All they did is take Dance Dance revolution and slap it together with WoW and then claim that it's revolutionary. I'm glad you enjoy it, I'm sure there are many who do. I, however, do not view it as any different then other fantasy mmo's. You still use the same combos, you just decide which way to attack based on shields and you have to press multiple keys to get a special move. Oh, and there are boobs and blood. What other parts of this game deviate from the standard fantasy mmo?

The game feels like a bad WoW clone with elements of Dance Dance Revolution to me. If you disagree, that's great, but just because I have different expectations from the money I spend doesn't make my opinion invalid. You may not like my reasons, but they're MY reasons. The day I tell you that you should quit the game because of my reasons is the day your judgment of them will be warranted.

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