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News Comments > MechWarrior Online Patch Tuesday
4. Re: MechWarrior Online Patch Tuesday Jul 17, 2017, 09:41 Task
 
Peter M. Smith wrote on Jul 17, 2017, 08:37:
Ozmodan wrote on Jul 17, 2017, 07:31:
I am surprised this game is still running. I would have thought by now the whales would have left for new horizons.

The longer this game runs, the more BattleMechs are available for HBS's BattleTech game. For that reason alone I wish MWO the greatest success.

That's one point, however they (the BattleTech HBS game community) figured out how to add custom 3D models into BattleTech and other cool stuff. And that is pretty amazing considering the game is just in Beta and we have this knowledge available already. You can export models from 3DSmax, Blender, etc. into the model format Unity uses. So regardless if MWO continues or not, missing Mechs will be added over time so the BattleTech game will be quite literally Open Season for modding. Personally I think that's a positive thing, since relying on a completely different game for 3D models just isn't going to cut it when some of us want stuff like Scorpions and Stingers.

That means there could be loads of custom content in the future of that game. And that has me kind of excited, since for the first time in 10 years, I'm reading up on tutorials again for 3D modeling, animating, etc.
 
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News Comments > MechWarrior Online Patch Tuesday
2. Re: MechWarrior Online Patch Tuesday Jul 17, 2017, 08:36 Task
 
Well same as any f2p that someone is addicted to. Sort of like gambling (doing something over and over) once you have hundreds or thousands invested in doing it, they get hooked into the same endless cycle. In this case for MWO, I think it's also a case of the remaining high spenders being highly afraid this game is the 'last' multiplayer-MW-esque thing (even if its a shoddier version of MW4 multiplayer).  
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News Comments > Saturday Metaverse
1. Re: Saturday Metaverse Jul 8, 2017, 10:19 Task
 
Pence saying and thinking Mars and the Cosmos are essentially for 'American Boots' is more funny to me than that Do Not Touch thing, when its really an International mission.  
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News Comments > Unannounced Five Nights at Freddy's Game Cancelled
3. Re: Unannounced Five Nights at Freddy's Game Cancelled Jul 3, 2017, 12:10 Task
 
Pizza Tycoon sounds like fun.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
2. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 2, 2017, 11:06 Task
 
#remembertheMarsChildren lol. I needed a good laugh this morning, now to make brunch.  
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News Comments > Total War: WARHAMMER 2 Trailer
2. Re: Total War: WARHAMMER 2 Trailer Jun 22, 2017, 08:11 Task
 
This is essentially an expansion if I'm not mistaken, if you have the first (I do not) and this, they combine into one game.  
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News Comments > Agony Delayed; New Trailer
5. Re: Agony Delayed; New Trailer Jun 17, 2017, 10:07 Task
 
Looks suitably creepy enough to me.  
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News Comments > Warcraft III and Diablo II Remaster Plans?
18. Re: On Overwatch Mei Skins Jun 16, 2017, 20:57 Task
 
Quinn wrote on Jun 16, 2017, 18:05:
I'm stunned and clueless. Why not Starcraft 3? Why not Warcraft 4? I just finished Warcraft 3 and there's NOTHING wrong with it. I'd be fuuuucking excited for Warcraft 4. Holy shit...!

Last I read, Blizzard said they would "consider" Warcraft 4 after StarCraft 2.
 
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News Comments > Age of Empires: Definitive Edition Announced
6. Re: Age of Empires: Definitive Edition Announced Jun 13, 2017, 08:25 Task
 
Hopefully the cheat codes will be intact haha.  
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News Comments > Anthem Gameplay Trailer
21. Re: Anthem Gameplay Trailer Jun 12, 2017, 21:10 Task
 
Hmm, if I say something negative about Bioware or Destiny-likes I'll probably trigger somebody.

So I'll just say - Not Interested in this.
 
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News Comments > Assassin's Creed Origins Officially Announced
16. Re: Assassin's Creed Origins Officially Announced Jun 12, 2017, 21:06 Task
 
Well this should be interesting, especially since the series is built on "Ancient Aliems" and what not lol. Maybe a SG-1 tie-in? Eh, eh? Personally I was always more a fan of the original AC setting in the Middle East.

Anyways, I think it's cool that they are showing what that area is theorized to have looked like in ancient times. The Pyramid was covered in that smooth outer casing stone, plus the cap, and if it still existed, would be seen from space. They called it the "Glorious Light." Plus it looks like the Nile (assuming that's what that body of water is) is shown coming up right to the Pyramids. Being able to explore that in a game is pretty cool. I've always wanted to go to Egypt and see it in person, but that probably won't happen in my life.

Other fun stuff they can explore: the great pyramid is aligned true north with 3/60th degree of error and stuff like that. Humans at that time seemed to have been way smarter than we give them credit, hyper obsessed/knowledgeable with precision and math, and even astronomy. I just hope they don't go to much with "oh yeah, uh, it was all precise and we can't do this stuff anymore because ALIENS" but I don't mind a little fun make believe if they add it - pretty much what the series is about anyways.
 
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News Comments > Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Officially Revealed
28. Re: Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Officially Revealed Jun 12, 2017, 20:49 Task
 
RedEye9 wrote on Jun 12, 2017, 19:15:
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So the KKK is in the trailer working alongside the Nazis...

Guess the writers never got the memo that the Klan is a masonic organization and Hitler was vehemently anti Freemason.
I missed the part where they said the game was historically accurate.
Must have been during the flame throwing robo dog part of the trailer.

The robot dog is historically accurate for sure.
 
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News Comments > Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Officially Revealed
27. Re: Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Officially Revealed Jun 12, 2017, 20:47 Task
 
T-t-triggggered!

Say, no promises BluesNews folks, but I'll make a mod for this game. It may cause some triggers for 'Pubs and 'Crats. For the main bosses of the game I'll include some high-res, shoddy face textures of Donald Chump and Hitlary. No promises, but I may also include Bullshit Johnson. It will also include some cool sound voice effects.

Look out for my mod in the future. Not sure what it should be called though. Wolftenstein II: The Godwinning HD Edition? The Hitler Within? The Don and Hill Edition?
 
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News Comments > DOOM VFR Announced
15. Re: On Overwatch Mei Skins Jun 12, 2017, 15:52 Task
 
HoSpanky wrote on Jun 12, 2017, 14:21:
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That's exactly what I thought MonsterMan. Why didn't they just add VR to the original game with full keyboard mouse controller movement.

Clearly you've not played anything in VR yet. People constantly ask this question, because they don't understand that moving the mouse to change your view is sickening, immediately. It makes sense on a monitor, where you have a visual "grounding"; everything in your room that isn't the monitor. You can look away from a monitor-based game. You literally don't have that grounding in VR, and until you've tried it, you don't understand just how much you rely on it. Also, you look around your screen all the time, but aren't conscious of it. In VR, your head movements can't be tied to your weapon, it sucks. There are games (Gunjack) that rather clearly prove that it feels super wrong.

And once you're at THAT point, you realize you can't ever look down at the keyboard if needed. So you need a controller that you don't let go of. You wouldn't want to play using an Xbox controller, so now we're onto the motion controllers. DOOM moves way, WAY too fast to use traditional movement, so this teleporting/dash is the best you're gonna get for now.

Nah, honestly I don't even think you know what I'm talking about in your two paragraphs of tirade. Flight Sims with VR son, it takes over mouse view and doesn't make me sick.
 
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News Comments > Metro Exodus Announced
14. Re: On Overwatch Mei Skins Jun 12, 2017, 13:43 Task
 
East? Where to I wonder. Novogorod? Or perhaps even further into the huge interior of Russia.  
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News Comments > DOOM VFR Announced
9. Re: On Overwatch Mei Skins Jun 12, 2017, 13:40 Task
 
That's exactly what I thought MonsterMan. Why didn't they just add VR to the original game with full keyboard mouse controller movement.  
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News Comments > DOOM VFR Announced
7. Re: On Overwatch Mei Skins Jun 12, 2017, 12:01 Task
 
Uh that looked bad to me for one reason. Movement doesn't look tied to keyboard at all, wtf? The test VR for Alien Isolation I feel was is one of the few VR tests to get FPS right. Full keyboard movement with the headset sort of taking over mouse view.  
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News Comments > Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Officially Revealed
11. Re: On Overwatch Mei Skins Jun 12, 2017, 11:57 Task
 
Looks interesting. These rebooted ones remind me of the book Man in The High Castle with super cereal Hyper-Nazis.  
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News Comments > Writer Jay Pinkerton Leaves Valve
19. Re: Writer Jay Pinkerton Leaves Valve Jun 7, 2017, 18:24 Task
 
Another one bites the dust.  
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