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Signed On May 10, 2008, 04:00
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News Comments > Thief Film Plans Revived
10. Re: Thief Film Plans Revived Mar 5, 2016, 23:06 Nucas
 
Zanthar wrote on Mar 5, 2016, 17:55:
Movies based on video games are always sooooooo successful, I'm sure this one will be no exception. lol

they have generally been modest financial successes, even retarded movies like prince of persia or either hitman movie or what have you.

it probably seems pretty "safe" to people shopping film rights. existing brand recognition and dirt cheap options.
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
3. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Mar 5, 2016, 03:43 Nucas
 
jimnms wrote on Mar 4, 2016, 00:00:
The FBI doesn't need Apple's help to crack the encrypted phone. They have the phone, all they have to do is remove the storage chip and use one of the govt.'s super computers to brute force it. The FBI is doing this for the media coverage to get support for having back doors in any encrypted device.

the data is encrypted with the hardware UID in the application processor which is 256 AES. it's no exaggeration to say it would take billions of years to crack.

i've read theoretically you could attempt to strip the silicon of the chip and examine it with an electron microscope to work out the key but that's a little outside my wheelhouse.

pretty much that or go looking for some sweet 0day. a group developed an ios9 exploit for zerodium for a million bucks back in september.
 
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News Comments > Epic Calls for UWP to Open Up or Die
91. Re: Epic Calls for UWP to Open Up or Die Mar 5, 2016, 00:35 Nucas
 
Sepharo wrote on Mar 4, 2016, 21:33:
Everything slick say is real smart like
Everything everyone else say be dumb

that compliment on his writing really gassed him up.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
44. Re: Into the Black Mar 4, 2016, 20:21 Nucas
 
Kxmode wrote on Mar 4, 2016, 10:28:
jdreyer wrote on Mar 4, 2016, 01:51:
rudra wrote on Mar 3, 2016, 20:41:
theres some other movie they are redoing as a "GIRLPOWER!!" redux thing .. cant remember atm but its all bullshit if you ask me

Mad Max.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

i'm not sure what point is being made here, those were the two best movies i saw last year. i wouldn't characterize them as "girl power" just because a female lead got the same screen time as a male counterpart.

i'm kind of on the fence about this new ghostbusters just because, on the one hand, a movie can certainly be marketed at a niche audience, but why attach your bridemaids-style caricatures to an existing franchise that doesn't seem to fit? people have expectations. i think that's the real issue people are having with this.

or maybe it's just patently unfunny. probably too early to tell.
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect Andromeda Delayed
43. Re: Mass Effect Andromeda Delayed Mar 4, 2016, 01:44 Nucas
 
Drayth wrote on Mar 4, 2016, 00:35:
Comet was only spoofing Star Citizen "discussions".

whoosh. hahaha guess i don't read enough star citizen threads!
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
6. Re: Into the Black Mar 3, 2016, 20:31 Nucas
 
Frijoles wrote on Mar 3, 2016, 20:21:
The ghosts look really good. That's about it. Is this a remake or something? From the trailer, the storyline looks exactly the same.

it started as yet another 'reboot' but reactions were so overwhelmingly negative it was tooled into a sequel, with bill murray and others reportedly showing up in cameos as their old characters.

it really looks like they switched to a sequel in name only since it's so blatantly riffing on the original movie.

i was ready to like this but i wasn't expecting ghostbusters: bridesmaids.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
4. Re: Into the Black Mar 3, 2016, 20:13 Nucas
 
very appropriate headline for this trailer, blue.  
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News Comments > Mass Effect Andromeda Delayed
41. Re: Mass Effect Andromeda Delayed Mar 3, 2016, 19:06 Nucas
 
Comet wrote on Mar 2, 2016, 17:58:
This is vaporware.
Game is going to fail.

Come on. The game has been in development since end of 2012.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mass_Effect:_Andromeda

In 2014 they only had some concept footage to show. And now the game is being delayed to 2017. (5-6 years in development)

Come on people. It is obvious that they were too ambitious. Mass Effect Andromeda is rumored to allow planet exploration and traveling across the galaxy.

The game should be out by now


nah. they announced it november 2012. if it releases at the very end of the quarter, march 2017, that's 4.3 years, maximum.

dragon age: inquisition went from the twitter announcement to release in a little less than that.'

i don't think anyone is expecting no man's sky gameplay from mass effect.
 
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News Comments > More DirectX 12 Ports Planned
7. Re: More DirectX 12 Ports Planned Mar 3, 2016, 18:20 Nucas
 
coming exclusively to the Windows Store! upgrade today!  
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News Comments > Morning Crowdfunding Roundup
5. Re: Morning Crowdfunding Roundup Mar 2, 2016, 15:21 Nucas
 
Zanderat1 wrote on Mar 2, 2016, 12:29:
I backed it. Looks promising. Too few of these types of games around.

have you checked out The Quest? it's an old-school style rpg with really nice hand-drawn style graphics.
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect Andromeda Delayed
26. Re: Mass Effect Andromeda Delayed Mar 2, 2016, 15:15 Nucas
 
man i take this as a good sign that ea got their shit together. after literally rushing dragon age 2 to market with a 14 month development cycle forcing bioware to cut enormous amounts from the game (races, locations, origins) and 16 months for mass effect 3, they let bioware really take their time with dragon age inquisition and that was an excellent title. more time with andromeda in the oven can't hurt.

of course maybe i'm just being optimistic and they just want the sales boost in next year's q1, but the time will be put to good use i'm sure.
 
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News Comments > Evening Consolidation
6. Re: Evening Consolidation Mar 2, 2016, 04:14 Nucas
 
descender wrote on Mar 2, 2016, 00:35:
Breaking down the console garden is a huge barrier to improving the state of PC gaming. If XBox/PS4/Nintendo games just became just another store/launcher on your PC just like the 3 or 4 most people probably have installed... wouldn't that be.. a good (great) thing?

i think it'll go the other way. if devs can target 2 platforms instead of 3 (UAF/PS4 vs XBOX/PC/PS4) they may very well take that option if microsoft pushes it. i don't think it would be less barriers for gamers, in particular with how totally closed off win10 games are (modding, drm, etc) but more.

i'm also curious how you implement hardware upgrades on a console without fragmentation. i guess just keep the potato quality graphics as baseline but let people play above 720 or something?
 
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News Comments > Forza Motorsport 6: Apex for Windows 10
6. Re: Forza Motorsport 6: Apex for Windows 10 Mar 1, 2016, 10:45 Nucas
 
i'm rather curious what the point of this is. why not just release the whole game? do they still think they're going to sell xbox ones to pc gamers?

i had a feeling this was how phil spencer's big pc push would turn out. mainstream titles getting ported but the "system sellers" like forza, halo or gears of war being held back.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 1, 2016, 10:24 Nucas
 
Everybody, this is Ted and Annette Fleming! Ted has a small carpet cleaning business in receivership; Annette's drawing a salary from a deferred bonus from two years ago! They got fifteen thousand left on the house at eight percent.  
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News Comments > Green Man Gaming Top Five
11. Re: Green Man Gaming Top Five Feb 29, 2016, 22:34 Nucas
 
Quinn wrote on Feb 29, 2016, 16:52:
Jagacademy wrote on Feb 29, 2016, 11:24:
nin wrote on Feb 29, 2016, 10:24:
At least people are buying Superhot...


Some people are reporting playing through the entire game in barely over an hour. I don't care how revolutionary the game is, the developers were lazy for including so little content. I'll pick it up when it's $3.

1 hour playthrough. No textures. Superhot.

well people kind of knew what they were getting into with it. red guys, bare levels and a gameplay gimmick. i mean how many ways are there to stage enemies, you know? i have seen some really ridiculous challenge recordings. if you like trials and leaderboards this is the game for you.

i got it for 12 dollars on g2a last night, it's not bad. i wish there was more to it but i can't think of what that could be. i'll admit i'm not crazy about the art style but it's distinct, that's for sure.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
37. Re: @midnight trump insults Feb 29, 2016, 22:09 Nucas
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Feb 29, 2016, 13:19:
Creston wrote on Feb 29, 2016, 10:12:
I will vote for any presidential candidate who promises to fire 99% of Congress.
Many of our Presidents probably would have done that, if they could have -- neither can anyone who gets elected in 2016.

Our government is so dysfunctional now I'm not sure how we fix it. But somehow electing Trump doesn't seem like a step in the right direction...

by electing new congressmen, basically. the largest voting bloc is baby boomers (and even they don't turn out in the droves they normally do) but they run the show and they re-elect the same people, over and over. back in the 2014 midterms voter turnout was only 35%. that's nationally embarrassing. millennial turnout was 19%. meanwhile congress's approval rating is 5%.

consider mitch mcconnell, a career politician that's done nothing but shit all over the democratic process for 8 years and he continues to cruise into re-election and people grouse that "nothing changes". no shit.
 
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News Comments > Fallout 4 Season Pass Tops Steam Top 10
15. Re: Fallout 4 Season Pass Tops Steam Top 10 Feb 29, 2016, 01:16 Nucas
 
jimnms wrote on Feb 28, 2016, 23:57:
The worst, IMO, is Lonesome Road. To me it just doesn't fit.

i agree with most of your commentary but i liked the desolation of lonesome road, and the finale was memorable. your observations were pretty sharp, though; i recall an interview with chris avellone i read recently (damn chrome's 90 day history) where he mentioned that they had a total DLC budget that they blew through on the first DLCs, leaving them with meager time and resources on lonesome road, which is why it's so.. minimal, and why stuff sometimes doesn't make any goddamn sense.

i guess i've always just had a skewed vision of what the fallout-verse is like because i always thought old world blues was just beyond retarded. it wasn't bad but the whole time i was thinking about how dumb it all was.

my gripe with NV on the whole is that they go out of their way to make sure the player knows "everything is fucked, forever". like with the tunnelers and their "imminent threat to everything" and various other things. i just found it kind of "bleak for it's own sake".
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
1. Re: Game Reviews Feb 28, 2016, 20:40 Nucas
 
probably shitty of me but i have no desire to go anywhere near this game. cancer is pretty likely to kill you or someone you love if it hasn't already. why make yourself feel like shit playing a game about watching someone's child die, just wait a while and you'll experience it firsthand.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
23. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 28, 2016, 20:23 Nucas
 
1badmf wrote on Feb 28, 2016, 18:44:
MajorD wrote on Feb 28, 2016, 13:41:
Quboid wrote on Feb 28, 2016, 12:51:
rudra wrote on Feb 28, 2016, 12:41:
havent seen Fury Road - i heard that Mad Max is more of a side character compared to Charlize Theron, who is the main... it sounds fucked up

It's about Max's role in someone else's story in a similar way to Road Warrior and Beyond Thunderdome.

You guys have it all wrong, it was all about the guitar player.


amen to that. that dude pretty much embodied the whole film.

i also thought revenant was overrated. i wasn't wowed by it or leo's acting. in fact, i thought it wasn't even the best film in its genre. the liam neeson film, The Grey, i thought was far superior and that gets no recognition at all.

i was thinking the same thing; or "the hunted" with benicio del toro and tommy lee jones. but the grey really is a different kind of movie; bleak, harsh. roger ebert said in his review it gave him such a pit in his stomach he walked out of the next movie he was watching.

nin wrote on Feb 28, 2016, 18:00:
Come on over to the "doom uncut" thread and witness some amazing line of thought. Someone just claimed that if you're Pakistani and a Muslim, you can't be a racist.


man what a mess that is. you gave me some good advice years ago about just hitting ignore and forgetting about it. many people don't want to change their minds, they just want everyone to know how right they are.
 
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News Comments > Ubisoft Fighting Hostile Takeover
22. Re: Ubisoft Fighting Hostile Takeover Feb 26, 2016, 17:18 Nucas
 
Kxmode wrote on Feb 26, 2016, 15:30:
Task wrote on Feb 26, 2016, 13:31:
Guyz, isn't Corporatism just great!? Some cutt throat man or woman Corporate a-hole just can't get enough of money.

Vivindi has a fiduciary responsibility to their shareholders to show growth and profitability by any means necessary within the constraints of law. In the case of "the lesser of two evils" from an investor point of view I would side with Vivindi.

from a consumer point of view i would support maximum diversity in parent companies. consolidating development of titles under fewer roofs strikes me as bad in many ways. competition is supposed to be the central tenet of the sacred organism called capitalism after all.
 
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