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Signed On Apr 24, 2007, 04:01
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News Comments > DOOM Launch Trailer & System Requirements
8. Re: DOOM Launch Trailer & System Requirements May 5, 2016, 22:46 Drayth
 
RedEye9 wrote on May 5, 2016, 20:39:
i see the resemblance https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_BFG_(2016_film)

haha
 
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News Comments > Wolfenstein: The Old Blood with DOOM Pre-Purchases
24. Re: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood with DOOM Pre-Purchases May 5, 2016, 09:58 Drayth
 
Baristan wrote on May 5, 2016, 04:55:
A 34GB download takes me over a week at 100% bandwidth... and I have to share the connection.

For those of us stuck on an old DSL line: "is it worth it to download?" can be translated as "if I only get one game this month should this be the game?"


Ouch, ok.
 
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News Comments > Wolfenstein: The Old Blood with DOOM Pre-Purchases
20. Re: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood with DOOM Pre-Purchases May 4, 2016, 23:28 Drayth
 
He was also against having a use button in his shooters which I don't agree with.

Coding? Great. I don't like his design philosophies though.
 
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News Comments > Wolfenstein: The Old Blood with DOOM Pre-Purchases
15. Re: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood with DOOM Pre-Purchases May 4, 2016, 15:41 Drayth
 
You can always start a download going before you go to bed / work... right? Outside of datacaps I've never understood the "is it worth it to download?". I don't know, is it in your steam library? Try it...

And yes I agree with what's being generally said. I've yet to finish Old Blood but I like it for what it is.
 
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News Comments > Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III Announced
2. Re: Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III Announced May 3, 2016, 20:51 Drayth
 
That was a pretty damn sick trailer...  
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News Comments > New GeForce Drivers
15. Re: New GeForce Drivers May 3, 2016, 09:52 Drayth
 
Shineyguy wrote on May 3, 2016, 09:28:
To everybody that is having issues with the newest drivers, please do a full DDU (using the Display Driver Cleaner app) to remove all driver remnants from your PC and proceed with a truly clean driver install.

This may resolve the issue for most of you.

I do this every driver install, I haven't had a single NVidia display driver related problem since I can remember.
 
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News Comments > etc.
5. Re: etc. May 2, 2016, 17:26 Drayth
 
I'm trying to go traierless for the next star wars films..

Yeah, wish me luck.
 
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News Comments > DOOM Single-Player Video
14. Re: DOOM Single-Player Video Apr 28, 2016, 23:09 Drayth
 
Not a huge fan of the bulky orange art style, but that looked better in general than I was expecting.

Looking forward to trying this with little to no hud.
 
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News Comments > Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Trailer
5. Re: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Trailer Apr 28, 2016, 20:31 Drayth
 
It took a little effort to stop this trailer about 40% in... I felt like I was playing a Cliff's Notes version...

Fucking sold.
 
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News Comments > Blizzard on Vanilla WoW Shutdown
71. Re: Blizzard on Vanilla WoW Shutdown Apr 27, 2016, 15:53 Drayth
 
Gah... ok, one more...

Yeah there was a way to get under SW over by either the gryphons, or the outer city wall in front of it.

There was that deserted Tauren village out on the south west tip of Kalimdor, with the spent mine nearby.

Getting on top of Iron Forge and using Noggin Fogger to feather fall to Menethil Harbor.

The farm you could find if you swam east in the river from the bridge leading into the Arathi Highlands.

The troll village you would normally fly over north of Dark Shore. You kinda needed a paladin along for that one (my main) to survive the final jump.

There was a short span of time where they updated the map for BC before the expansion was out. A friend and I swam north till our map markers showed us as being in the Blood Elf lands (even though we were just hanging out in the ocean). We invited some guild members into our party so they could see us on their maps and convinced them we got in somehow.

Good stuff.

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News Comments > Blizzard on Vanilla WoW Shutdown
69. Re: Blizzard on Vanilla WoW Shutdown Apr 27, 2016, 15:06 Drayth
 
Original ZF temple fight... oh man that was a blast. Totally lifted from a scene in the original Aliens vs Predator movie. It was a crime when they nerfed it.

Obviously I can discuss ol' WoW all day, so I'll just leave it at this.
 
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News Comments > Blizzard on Vanilla WoW Shutdown
66. Re: Blizzard on Vanilla WoW Shutdown Apr 27, 2016, 14:25 Drayth
 
My favorite memories of the vanilla years was breaking into places we weren't supposed to be able to get to.

Caverns of Time was a crazy process, of jump here.. jump there.. walk over here.. drop here... When you got in there was no texture to the walls, you just saw items floating and that trippy background with the star field and nebula.

Mount Hyjal was fun too. "*[UNDER CONSTRUCTION]*"
 
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News Comments > Blizzard on Vanilla WoW Shutdown
64. Re: Blizzard on Vanilla WoW Shutdown Apr 27, 2016, 12:48 Drayth
 
Verno wrote on Apr 27, 2016, 11:31:
- Crushing Blows

Oh god.


Endo - your vision for a legacy(ish) server I can respect.

 
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News Comments > Blizzard on Vanilla WoW Shutdown
61. Re: Blizzard on Vanilla WoW Shutdown Apr 27, 2016, 10:16 Drayth
 
Remember only being able to go one flight path hop at a time? One main auction house per faction (so your computer died when you flew over whichever city). Is that how far back these vanilla servers run at..?

It was all good at the time because the sense of exploration, and the camaraderie, but at this point where nothing's new.. yeah, no.
 
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News Comments > Blizzard on Vanilla WoW Shutdown
20. Re: Blizzard on Vanilla WoW Shutdown Apr 26, 2016, 13:32 Drayth
 
Funny thing is, 5 years alone is a pretty good run for any MMO.  
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News Comments > Blizzard on Vanilla WoW Shutdown
8. Re: Blizzard on Vanilla WoW Shutdown Apr 26, 2016, 12:19 Drayth
 
Kxmode wrote on Apr 26, 2016, 12:05:
Now Blizzard is scrambling to copy everyone else.

I got to this point where I have to point out that Blizzard has *always* copied someone else.

Warcraft \ SC -> Command & Conquer (art courtesy of Warhammer)
Diablo -> Baldur's Gate (or take your pick of older games)
WoW -> Is like a mix of Warhammer, EQ and Diablo.
Overwatch -> Team Fortress

What blizzard does really well is take popular genres and streamlines their game to emphasize the funnest elements of w/e it is they're lifting from.
 
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News Comments > Evening Interviews
5. Re: Evening Interviews Apr 20, 2016, 12:31 Drayth
 
So Blizz would have to maintain a new code base. Whatever the last WoW version was before TBC probably still had bugs. They would have to patch those in to a new post original vanilla version, and dedicate programmers to squashing any new bugs found (though eventually this would obviously no longer be necessary).

Then, they would have to train their GM's on supporting this second set of servers, or create a second dedicated team trained to handle issues specific to this version vs the most recent. What I mean, mainly, by that is - when a player on a vanilla server complains about X issue, it's valid / invalid vs X issue being complained about on the current servers.

I think you're going to need at least a million signatures for any hope on this, but gl. I, for one, don't have any interest in going back to casting Blessing of Kings on the entire raid party one person at a time.
 
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News Comments > Overwatch Closed Beta Ends Next Week; Open Beta Details
26. Re: Overwatch Closed Beta Ends Next Week; Open Beta Details Apr 19, 2016, 16:30 Drayth
 
Assley Putz is back.


..........again...
 
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News Comments > Overwatch Closed Beta Ends Next Week; Open Beta Details
23. Re: Overwatch Closed Beta Ends Next Week; Open Beta Details Apr 19, 2016, 15:32 Drayth
 
If the WoW forums are any indication, Blizz forums are the Napa Valley of internet whine.  
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News Comments > BlizzCon Ticket Sales Tomorrow
7. Re: BlizzCon Ticket Sales Tomorrow Apr 19, 2016, 13:16 Drayth
 
If you type "Blizzcon Tickets" into the search you'll find the announcements in previous years fall right within this time frame. In fact, April 22'nd for 2014. April 4'th for '13...

The "bad PR" you keep mentioning seems pretty minimal, bordering on non-existent considering I haven't heard it brought up anywhere else, and I've been kind of active on the Blizz front as of late.

Tracer's butt resulted in far more controversy than the shutting down of illegal vanilla servers. I'm sure the users of those are up in arms (and I've nothing against that), but that's a pretty self-contained group. Besides, as I've seen in the past Blizzard tends to roll with any punches they receive.

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