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Signed On May 23, 2007, 03:50
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News Comments > Gears of War 4 Free Trial
9. Re: Gears of War 4 Free Trial Jun 12, 2017, 16:12 MattyC
 
RedEye9 wrote on Jun 10, 2017, 09:56:
The days of triple a games fitting on a cd-rom are long gone.

I think that happened ~2007...
 
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News Comments > Gears of War 4 Free Trial
6. Re: Gears of War 4 Free Trial Jun 10, 2017, 18:46 MattyC
 
While I prefer shooters with a mouse and keyboard, the only reason I was into the old GoW games was the split screen co-op for the campaign with friends and horde. Also this mentions "cards" *shudder*. I think I will pass on this one.  
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
2. Re: Evening Tech Bits Jun 9, 2017, 21:33 MattyC
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Jun 9, 2017, 21:17:
I don't get what curved screens are good for.

I don't like them enough to buy one, but after having used a friend's I think they are a pretty nice format for a desktop monitor. I don't want to say it increases immersion (I don't think that is the right word), but it is an effect along those lines.

Now for a TV? Yeah... I don't understand the format there at all. It is watched by multiple people and really only the dead center seat takes advantage of the curve.
 
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News Comments > PAYDAY 2 for Free
8. Re: PAYDAY 2 for Free Jun 9, 2017, 03:26 MattyC
 
Numinar wrote on Jun 9, 2017, 01:58:
Don't pass this up because of the roar of haters.

I agree with this. I haven't had a chance to play the game yet, but to me it seems almost like a *gasp* proper demo! If I like it, I will pick up the DLC and they make money. If I don't, I respect the offer and go along my way. Hating on a free game because it doesn't include everything is... odd.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Metaverse
4. Re: Sunday Metaverse Jun 4, 2017, 14:33 MattyC
 
JZ Temple wrote on Jun 4, 2017, 14:16:
who wants to wait to read their Blues News updates?

Indeed. Besides, you never know when Irvine might post some selfies...
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
1. Re: Evening Metaverse Jun 2, 2017, 01:14 MattyC
 
I actually rather liked Marco Polo, so I'm sad to hear that it is one of the shows being cut. I imagine it was rather expensive to make though.  
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News Comments > Old Steam Forums Closing
9. Re: Old Steam Forums Closing May 31, 2017, 03:10 MattyC
 
Alamar wrote on May 30, 2017, 20:43:
Deleting them? What a lack of forethought...

If they restored them, they clearly were not deleted. They either had a backup or they only removed access.

I would agree it was the wrong move, but "deleting" is also the wrong way to describe it.
 
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News Comments > On Destiny 2 Networking
18. Re: On Destiny 2 Networking May 28, 2017, 04:35 MattyC
 
ViRGE wrote on May 27, 2017, 23:18:
HoSpanky wrote on May 27, 2017, 22:57:
Suppa7 wrote on May 27, 2017, 15:18:
Creston wrote on May 27, 2017, 14:15:
What's the tradeoff for client-server, exactly? That it works great and everyone has a smooth match?

Oh wait, cost-benefit analysis. So you ARE trying to save money.

The whole thing is bullshit PR, anyone who knows how computers work know there is no reason not to give players control of servers. Quake and unreal had dedicated servers BUILT into the fucking game. But once game companies realized the average gamer is a fucking moron we got this shit of company controlled servers because the average gamer is grade A fucking tech illiterate.

Quake and Unreal had NO persistent data. Any game with persistent characters CAN'T let people run their own servers. The very first thing that would happen is there'd be "get all legendary gear in 3 seconds!" servers.
Eh, I don't know. You could very easily edit your inventory in Borderlands 2. In a purely PvE game, the only person you can cheat is yourself. With Destiny 2 however, the extra wrinkle is that it has PvP as well...

Eh, to a degree, but saying that isn't 100% accurate. PvP was balanced differently. I never bothered to get great gear in Destiny and I was still able to do extremely well in PvP. Gear was rather neutered (though not completely, obviously). The most important factor I observed there, was rate of fire and kickback - largely user pref. Beyond that? It was mostly just aim, strategy, and communication. Unless I was just one of the greatest Destiny players of all time and didn't know it...
 
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News Comments > Free Witcher 2 for GWENT Testers
5. Re: Free Witcher 2 for GWENT Testers May 25, 2017, 14:48 MattyC
 
Retired wrote on May 25, 2017, 10:51:
I am pretty sure it was FREE from GOG or a buck or something elsewhere.....

I don't think it was ever free, I follow GoG freebies as best I can. I could be wrong.

I think it was up there with the first Witcher for around a dollar a while back.

EDIT: spelling

This comment was edited on May 25, 2017, 15:10.
 
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News Comments > South Park: The Fractured But Whole in October
3. Re: South Park: The Fractured But Whole in October May 19, 2017, 02:23 MattyC
 
ViRGE wrote on May 18, 2017, 18:12:
But what am I supposed to do with the towel?

Survive!
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
1. Re: Morning Tech Bits May 10, 2017, 10:48 MattyC
 
Hmmm... I want to like ViewSonic again. I really liked a lot of their very large (and insanely heavy) late 90s - early 2000s CRTs, but I have just never really cared for any of their LCDs or really any later products. I will wait for reviews I guess...  
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News Comments > Into the Black
28. Re: Re: Into the Black Apr 27, 2017, 12:03 MattyC
 
@Agent-Zero (to end an entirely too long chain)

If you could travel easily between planets, why would you choose the only one that is over 71% water if it killed you? That was my point. Semantics in debating a subjectively bad movie's flaws are pretty pointless...

That was all I was saying.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
24. Re: Re: Into the Black Apr 27, 2017, 11:51 MattyC
 
Agent-Zero wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 11:45:
MattyC wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 10:27:
Agent-Zero wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 07:45:
MattyC wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 05:12:
one of the insanely few places in the galaxy that are mostly comprised of it

according to your personal map of all planetary composition across the entire galaxy?

Feel free to contact NASA if you have more info, but yes. I think it is, based on current information, very rare.

Unless I missed a /s there.

looks like you need to update your "current information" then..

https://www.nasa.gov/jpl/the-solar-system-and-beyond-is-awash-in-water


I don't mean to be argumentative, but those are not planets that rain. If you die from a glass of a child's water you don't want to inhabit a planet that has rain. Never mind monsoons etc. This is getting too detailed, because it was just a movie, but that part just really never held up to logic for me - even in a movie sense.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
21. Re: Quake Champions Trailer and Interview Apr 27, 2017, 11:45 MattyC
 
descender wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 11:24:
I think it is, based on current information, very rare.

Hydrogen and Oxygen are two of the most abundant elements in the universe. Hydrogen is expected to be something like 3/4 of all observable matter in the universe, and Oxygen is third on the list behind Helium.

Water (H2O) is widely considered the most abundant molecule in the universe (outside of H2 and O2) because it is comprised of the most common elements possible. Helium is inert and forms no molecules.

"Liquid water" is likely a fairly rare occurrence because it relies on a specific set of temperatures and pressures to exist, but H2O is everywhere.

True, but I think that is diving into semantics. If they wanted to avoid water it would be very easy.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
16. Re: Re: Into the Black Apr 27, 2017, 10:27 MattyC
 
Agent-Zero wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 07:45:
MattyC wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 05:12:
one of the insanely few places in the galaxy that are mostly comprised of it

according to your personal map of all planetary composition across the entire galaxy?

Feel free to contact NASA if you have more info, but yes. I think it is, based on current information, very rare.

Unless I missed a /s there.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
7. Re: Re: Into the Black Apr 27, 2017, 05:12 MattyC
 
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 03:45:
The Sixth Sense, even the Village, I really liked all of those Shyamalan films.

I don't know, I could be an outlier here, but both of those films bugged me.

Cole Sear's parent never even bothered to even meet the person they left a child with many times? A plane or loud car never went near The Village?

I also know you excluded Signs, but aliens who are killed by water wanting to invade one of the insanely few places in the galaxy that are mostly comprised of it was also wonky.

More power to those that enjoy his films, but I am not a fan.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
1. Re: On Sale Apr 7, 2017, 18:46 MattyC
 
Anyone who hasn't picked up LIMBO yet really should consider it at that price. It may not be a game changer, but it is well worth it at that price.  
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News Comments > Mad Catz Closed
22. Re: Mad Catz Closed Apr 1, 2017, 08:57 MattyC
 
MxxCon wrote on Apr 1, 2017, 02:14:
MattyC wrote on Apr 1, 2017, 01:22:
CJ_Parker wrote on Mar 31, 2017, 21:45:
SpectralMeat wrote on Mar 31, 2017, 21:01:
MacLeod wrote on Mar 31, 2017, 20:49:
But now I won't be able to get that Star Citizen branded Saitek controller when the game comes out!
Saitek and Mad Catz are not the same company or are they?

They were the same company. When Mad Catz got into financial trouble they sold off Saitek to Logitech (a match made in shit quality heaven).

If you don't like either company, that is fine, everyone gets an opinion. However, when has Logitech ever been known for "shit quality"? Their mice and keyboards are just about indestructible, assuming you don't down them in liquid, and even then they often live on.
My M705 stopped clicking, so...

Maybe I was just lucky, but I had a MX-510 that made it about a decade and even then it only died to a short in the cable. I still have a MX-512 and a G500 going strong as far as mice go. I paid less than $40 for each of them. I don't use it as my main keyboard anymore, but I used a G15 from when it came out until now and it also still works fine. The LCD display was useful for seeing who was talking in Ventrilo while also displaying a clock before I went with dual monitors.

Now if you were talking about their speakers...
 
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News Comments > Mad Catz Closed
16. Re: Mad Catz Closed Apr 1, 2017, 01:22 MattyC
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Mar 31, 2017, 21:45:
SpectralMeat wrote on Mar 31, 2017, 21:01:
MacLeod wrote on Mar 31, 2017, 20:49:
But now I won't be able to get that Star Citizen branded Saitek controller when the game comes out!
Saitek and Mad Catz are not the same company or are they?

They were the same company. When Mad Catz got into financial trouble they sold off Saitek to Logitech (a match made in shit quality heaven).

If you don't like either company, that is fine, everyone gets an opinion. However, when has Logitech ever been known for "shit quality"? Their mice and keyboards are just about indestructible, assuming you don't down them in liquid, and even then they often live on.
 
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News Comments > StarCraft Remastered Announced; Original Game Going Free
3. Re: StarCraft Remastered Announced; Original Game Going Free Mar 26, 2017, 12:58 MattyC
 
Blizzard gives announcing StarCraft for free that can play with HD remake, people complain that it is a cash grab. Rolleyes  
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