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Signed On Jul 12, 2008, 00:40
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
4. Re: Morning Mobilization Dec 22, 2015, 12:31 Verno
 
I don't really see manufacturers taking any more chances on Windows Phones and their efforts are like 3+ years behind the times already. Microsoft has lacked a cohesive strategy in this area pretty much from the start. Multiple failed efforts, numerous broken promises, orphaned devices, updates that don't materialize, conflicted messaging, its just a fucking shit show.

I rarely hear of anyone at all using the platform and their installed base figures are a blip. The fact that they get any traction from major companies in terms of apps is just a testament to the Microsoft name having some weight. Oh well.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 22, 2015, 10:22 Verno
 
My buddy was golfing yesterday, pretty messed up winter so far. I hope we don't get buried in February.  
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News Comments > New GeForce Drivers
9. Re: New GeForce Drivers Dec 22, 2015, 09:56 Verno
 
I ended up selling my 970s and getting a 980Ti. SLI has come a long way but its still relatively annoying to deal with sometimes and I prefer a single card solution.  
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News Comments > Division Leaked Alpha Footage
14. Re: Division Leaked Alpha Footage Dec 21, 2015, 15:10 Verno
 
DangerDog wrote on Dec 21, 2015, 14:59:
You mean it's not going to look or play anything like that E3 demo?

/shocked

The drone/tablet stuff looked pretty neat...then they said they couldn't do it like 3 months later.
 
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News Comments > Division Leaked Alpha Footage
9. Re: Division Leaked Alpha Footage Dec 21, 2015, 14:07 Verno
 
Yeah Forged is right, its the combination of lazy design and mechanics like regenerating health. I've played great games that make use of cover but most of them lack regenerating health or have great AI that actively flanks and overall design puts more pressure on the player.  
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News Comments > Division Leaked Alpha Footage
2. Re: Division Leaked Alpha Footage Dec 21, 2015, 11:08 Verno
 
But can I open and close the car door? This is important.  
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News Comments > Saturday Tech Bits
7. Re: Saturday Tech Bits Dec 21, 2015, 09:34 Verno
 
Foreign sales? That is a bit nebulous. 60% of Apples profits come from "foreign sales" which have the dubious distinction of being from NO jurisdiction at all, instead sent out to Ireland which is a known tax haven where the money can be taxed at a lower (effectively no) rate. Meanwhile the vast majority of the work that goes into creating the products is generated in the US. Many of the expenses are incurred in the US. If Apple really wanted to pay its fair share it wouldn't have setup 2 holding companies in Ireland for the purposes of evading taxes and claiming no tax jurisdiction on its net income by using a foreign entity inventory exemption.

You talk about the US having outdated tax code but other countries aren't happy about this either, they're going through a similar issue. Speaking of outdated tax code again, Apple's loophole is ironically from that and so when its updated Apple will be crying the blues. Fair game I guess, we're just updating that old tax code after all.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Tech Bits
11. Re: Sunday Tech Bits Dec 21, 2015, 09:18 Verno
 
I just use my phone and a bluetooth receiver to play mp3s now, its far easier to deal with. The odd time I'm forced to listen with my desktop I just use the Doubleshift player.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
22. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 17, 2015, 14:13 Verno
 
JohnBirshire wrote on Dec 17, 2015, 13:47:
No he doesn't. The new Star Wars movie is one of the biggest cinematic events in the last 2 decades. Whether you like it or not, this is fact. Of course it's going to take priority over...literally anything else. Tarantino was stupid to release his movie at the same time, most people aren't even aware it's coming out, that's how overshadowed it is. His own ego backfired.

Movie schedules are set often a year or even two before the actual release. Once the marketing campaigns are created then its effectively locked in. It can be changed but tends to cost a shitload of money so it rarely happens. It's not like he specifically chose this date in time and thought "hurf durf I am going to pull up my britches and take on Star Wars". It might not even be up to him or the studio, sometimes financing convenants in that industry are dependent on weird shit like release windows, Hollywood is a strange place.

I don't know the contract terms with this particular theater but if they broke a contract then he has every right to bitch about it. I guess from their angle they think they'll make up any legal issues with revenue from ticket sales but either way its a shitty thing to do.

Edit: after reading the article it looks like Disney is the one strong arming the theater so yeah, why shouldn't Tarantino be allowed to complain? I don't know if the theater double booked this or whatever and is playing both sides but hes got a beef. As if they don't have enough screens for the film already, sheesh.

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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 17, 2015, 12:25 Verno
 
Going to a local theater with a liquor license later this week to watch it with beer and wings. Can't wait, early reviews have been almost all positive.  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
2. Re: Morning Metaverse Dec 17, 2015, 11:23 Verno
 
I switched to uBlock Origin awhile ago after finding ABP to be a bit of a resource pig. Nothing bad to say about uBlock, just works.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
1. Re: Morning Consolidation Dec 17, 2015, 11:21 Verno
 
Big meh on that BC title list. Add some of the more niche stuff like Lost Odyssey and Tales of Vesperia or whatever.  
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News Comments > Steamship Ahoy - FINAL FANTASY VI
10. Re: Steamship Ahoy - FINAL FANTASY VI Dec 17, 2015, 08:36 Verno
 
God damn they really butchered this in every way, what a shame.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
6. Re: Morning Consolidation Dec 15, 2015, 13:53 Verno
 
They closed the last one quickly and I have no doubt they will do the same here. Of course it doesn't matter for people who refuse it.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
5. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 15, 2015, 13:02 Verno
 
I'm still enjoying Penny Dreadful, solid show.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
4. Re: Morning Consolidation Dec 15, 2015, 12:25 Verno
 
They will just push a new firmware in a day or two.  
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News Comments > DICE Starting "The Next Battlefield"
62. Re: DICE Starting Dec 15, 2015, 12:21 Verno
 
Horrible VA, bad plot, characters you don't give a shit about, hamfisted end hook and basically wouldn't pass a 13 year old kids bullshit detector. There is a single decent set piece in the whole thing and it lasts like a minute, the rest is a boring FPS circuit complete with everything from shitty QTEs to bugged out AI stuff. Thankfully the campaign itself is mercifully short and the only reason people bothered was some unlocks for MP. It is one of the worst I've played and thats saying something for FPS games, incredibly uninspired and lackluster. The amount of resources wasted on such a piece of shit is depressing.

The one dude from The Wire seemed like he was being tortured to perform well done Dice hahah.

I hope I have lowered your expectations enough that you won't outright vomit from playing it.
 
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News Comments > The Climb Announced
13. Re: The Climb Announced Dec 15, 2015, 12:15 Verno
 
Awesome, I'm an avid climber and would love to see some interesting use of VR tech. Replay would be fine, you take different routes that offer challenges. Also looking forward to the first VR induced heart attack when someone misses a hold.  
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News Comments > DICE Starting "The Next Battlefield"
60. Re: DICE Starting Dec 15, 2015, 11:33 Verno
 
You can finish the BF4 SP campaign in like a few hours, its incredibly short and very poor quality.  
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News Comments > System Shock 3 Announced
8. Re: System Shock 3 Announced Dec 14, 2015, 10:52 Verno
 
Great thing to look forward to over the next few years.  
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