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Signed On Aug 3, 2007, 17:05
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News Comments > BioWare Forums Closing
4. Re: BioWare Forums Closing Jul 29, 2016, 21:02 NKD
 
A lot of companies have found they can save a little bit of money by closing their forums and firing their forum moderators. They rely on Steam and a game-specific subreddit with volunteer moderators to serve as their community.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 29, 2016, 14:28 NKD
 
B5 curse continues. Very sad. Just finished rewatching the series a couple weeks ago. I didn't much care for Jerry's politics but sometimes listened to his radio show anyway because I liked the dude.

Here's hoping it's a long time before any more of the cast move beyond the rim.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
5. Re: Morning Metaverse Jul 20, 2016, 13:08 NKD
 
Not familiar with this guy but people would do well to get away from Twitter anyway.  
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News Comments > Sunday Mobilization
6. Re: Sunday Mobilization Jul 17, 2016, 18:16 NKD
 
That's when the man stepped in front of the vehicle, thinking they had possibly broken into his home, raised his gun and ordered them not to move, officials said.

The vehicle sped towards him and he moved out of its path. He then fired rounds at the vehicle because he said it "was attempting to strike him," Troiano said.

Bzzzt. Wrong answer douchebag. You can't intentionally step in front of someones car and then claim you feared for your life and start shooting them, nor do you have a right to detain people on a public street.

It's actually the reverse. The people in the car were the ones rightfully fearing for their life, and would be within their rights to run you over and leave you bleeding in the street.

That said, stop creeping outside peoples homes at 1:30am looking for Pokemons. Do that shit at a more reasonable hour.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Free Fly Week
19. Re: Star Citizen Free Fly Week Jul 17, 2016, 00:22 NKD
 
thecakeisalie wrote on Jul 16, 2016, 21:31:
I wonder how many fanatics will blame Derek Smart and everyone else they can try to find as a scapegoat instead of Chris Roberts.

Seems very likely. When this shit goes tits up, CIG will be blameless. It'll be the "haters" and Derek Smart and evil outside forces that "wanted the game to fail" who destroyed it.

Chris Roberts will go into hiding for 6 months or a year, and then he'll come back with another project and ask for more money and everyone he just ripped off with Star Citizen will pony up more cash.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Free Fly Week
3. Re: Star Citizen Free Fly Week Jul 16, 2016, 15:34 NKD
 
thecakeisalie wrote on Jul 16, 2016, 14:32:
The Half Elf wrote on Jul 16, 2016, 13:26:
We need more money!

I'll be dead and buried before this game is ever finished, or too old to play it due to arthritis and dementia.

Dementia seems to be a prerequisite for being a fan of this game, so at least on that front, you'd be okay.
 
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News Comments > etc.
1. Re: etc. Jul 16, 2016, 13:22 NKD
 
#Maybe #If #You #Used #More #Hashtags #Dumbass  
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News Comments > Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Video
6. Re: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Video Jul 14, 2016, 13:50 NKD
 
Acleacius wrote on Jul 14, 2016, 11:51:
After what these guys did in Human Revolution and Thief, I'll be waiting to hear from you guys.

Why wait? I can't see any scenario, based on what we've seen so far, where someone who thought Human Revolution was trash would like this game. It's an extremely similar game. You might as well just forget it.
 
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News Comments > Valve on Game Item Gambling
11. Re: Better cash out those skins. Jul 13, 2016, 23:44 NKD
 
RedEye9 wrote on Jul 13, 2016, 21:22:
Exactly.
It like intravenous addicts blaming hypodermic needle manufacturers for their addiction.

Drug addicts is a good comparison. Except needle manufacturers are not. Those manufacturers have no ability to stop drug addicts and drug dealers from using their products to harm themselves and others. Since they can't do anything about it, there is no expectation of them to do anything about it.

Valve has no such excuse. They can shut down these sites en masse via C&D letters or legal action without breaking a sweat. And that's probably what's going to happen now.

There's no reason Valve needs to be complicit in creating the next generation of degenerate gamblers.
 
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News Comments > Valve on Game Item Gambling
4. Re: Better cash out those skins. Jul 13, 2016, 19:32 NKD
 
Glad to see they are finally doing something about this.

There are regulations and barriers surrounding gambling for good reason, and there are cases to be made that these operations are already illegal in some jurisdictions.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Consolidation
15. Re: removed Jul 11, 2016, 16:08 NKD
 
Tachikoma wrote on Jul 11, 2016, 14:38:
NKD wrote on Jul 11, 2016, 04:50:
Eh, same reactions, different crowds. There's plenty of gay weeaboo stuff out there, and it has its fans as well. Mostly girls and women.

Nice try, but even you must know it`s just a load of old balls. Care to name some of this "gay weeaboo stuff" and places where these alleged "girls and women" gather to discuss it? I mean, places as popular as the chan/reddit equivalents?

Is it as real as those subway men-only carriages?

I dunno. Look up fujoshi and find out where they hang out. Bonus points for typing "yaoi" into Google.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Consolidation
9. Re: removed Jul 11, 2016, 04:50 NKD
 
jdreyer wrote on Jul 10, 2016, 22:20:
I read your comment earlier, and thought you had a good point (perhaps could have been worded better). It probably would have gotten a different reaction if the protagonists were men.

Eh, same reactions, different crowds. There's plenty of gay weeaboo stuff out there, and it has its fans as well. Mostly girls and women.

In either case you've got a group of people upset for puritanical reasons. Insecure tumblrinas/SJWs don't like titties or basically any straight or lesbian porn anime stuff and spend a lot of time mocking people who do. Then you have other people who are the opposite. Liking the straight or lesbian stuff, mocking the fans of the gay stuff.

If the theory is "You couldn't make a gay version of this and have any success.", I don't think that holds up. Certainly the target audience isn't as large, but there is a significant one out there.
 
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News Comments > Gone Gold - No Man's Sky
23. Re: Gone Gold - No Man's Sky Jul 8, 2016, 00:49 NKD
 
Kxmode wrote on Jul 8, 2016, 00:15:
My plan is the name the first planet I land on Cutter in honor of its unruly and harsh landscape.

You can name all the creatures stuff like "Wire Fraud" and "Class Action Lawsuit" and other good Cutter catchphrases.
 
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News Comments > Nuka Time is Last DLC for Fallout 4
14. Re: Nuka Time is Last DLC for Fallout 4 Jul 6, 2016, 04:53 NKD
 
Tachikoma wrote on Jul 6, 2016, 03:06:
Cutter wrote on Jul 5, 2016, 20:18:
It's because the focus is getting the next TES out the door for Xmas.

Xmas 2017, maybe.

Judging by what they said around E3, even Christmas 2017 is a long shot.
 
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News Comments > CS: GO Gambling Scam
26. Re: Buying digital skins has never been PHUNNER. Jul 5, 2016, 05:21 NKD
 
I forgot how many expert economists we had on this site.

Anyway, this gambling shit is incredibly exploitative. I'm all for personal responsibility but at some point you have to put some level of protection in, or you incentivize companies to actively erode peoples sense of responsibility through psychological tricks and whatever else.

The loophole of virtual items is going to need to get dealt with at some point.
 
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News Comments > Josh Mosqueira Leaves Blizzard
15. Re: Josh Mosqueira Leaves Blizzard Jul 3, 2016, 18:15 NKD
 
The Half Elf wrote on Jul 3, 2016, 17:43:

Yeah it's not 'everyone' (congrats on being anal retentive), but when your top people are leaving it does NOT bode well. But when all your top talent leaves (especially the guy who 'fixed' Diablo 3) it's not a good thing.

You say it's not good, but it's not necessarily bad either. It just is. Blizzard's been around a while, and has had a lot of top guys move on to other things, only to be replaced by other guys.

I don't really see this as any kind of portent, except a portent that Diablo 3 is done. The game is winding down development and they are starting another project. That's exactly the time you expect to see a lot of routine staff turnover.

Is it really a sign of doom that someone who's been working on Diablo for 5-10 years might not want to work on it for another 5-10?
 
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News Comments > Josh Mosqueira Leaves Blizzard
4. Re: Josh Mosqueira Leaves Blizzard Jul 3, 2016, 12:22 NKD
 
Not a bad time to leave, considering they are between projects on Diablo. Boyarsky recently left as well to join up with Obsidian. Hopefully the new director for Diablo will learn from some of the mistakes made in the launch of D3.  
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News Comments > Saturday Crowdfunding Roundup
13. Re: Saturday Crowdfunding Roundup Jul 3, 2016, 00:45 NKD
 
Not surprising, there haven't been as many big-budget projects this year. It's been a lot of smaller indie games.  
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
4. Re: Evening Metaverse Jul 2, 2016, 10:11 NKD
 
Am I misunderstanding or do these rules state that people aren't allowed to eat junk food on stream?  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
9. Re: Morning Metaverse Jul 2, 2016, 10:02 NKD
 
If anyone can do a decent reboot, it's Netflix.

They meddle a lot less with content than old school networks, and they aren't paid for by traditional advertising, so they have more freedom with regards to target audience.

In the end creators of a series on Netflix have vastly more freedom than creators elsewhere. Of course, your series is still only as good as the people creating it.

They describe it as part family drama part space adventure, so it's unlikely to be anything too gritty.
 
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