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Signed On Jul 12, 2008, 00:40
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News Comments > GeForce Experience Users to Get Drivers First?
21. Re: GeForce Experience Users to Get Drivers First? Oct 16, 2015, 12:38 Verno
 
InBlack wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 12:21:
theyarecomingforyou wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 12:06:
nVidia drivers are often available on third-party websites before they even appear on the nVidia website, so I'm not concerned about this. For most people this will be convenient. I update my drivers through Geforce Experience because it's more convenient. The only thing that's slightly scummy is requiring a valid email address, as you know they'll sell that on or spam you.

Huh? I don't remember entering my email address anywhere and I've yet to receive a single email from Nvidia... Confused

It's being added to GeForce Experience in a beta update soon and probably the mainline client after that beta period is over. From the headline:

In the new GeForce Experience Beta update we’re adding an email registration feature so we can better support and communicate with our users; the next time you download a Game Ready driver through GeForce Experience you’ll be asked for a verified email address. After that you’ll have instant access to drivers, will receive NVIDIA product news and announcements, and have the chance to win hardware, free game codes, early access to game betas, and other cool stuff.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
1. Re: Morning Tech Bits Oct 16, 2015, 11:34 Verno
 
Another half bil down the drain this year, laid off 5% of their workforce and Nvidia is actively poaching the rest. AMD needs a miracle if this keeps up. Something like 8 billion lost over the past 15 years.  
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News Comments > GeForce Experience Users to Get Drivers First?
13. Re: GeForce Experience Users to Get Drivers First? Oct 16, 2015, 11:31 Verno
 
{PH}88fingers wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 11:27:
As someone who always tries to use the leanest software, I never used GFE and now it looks like I will be forced to.
ugh

Why? It is absolutely trivial for people to distribute the drivers outside of Nvidia and several sites do that already. You won't be forced to do anything, just keep ignoring it like you already have been and grab them from a third party. If you're worried about malware just verify the MD5 hash, takes like 2 seconds.

 
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News Comments > Star Wars Battlefront Beta Wasn't Balanced
30. Re: Star Wars Battlefront Beta Wasn't Balanced Oct 15, 2015, 13:54 Verno
 
DangerDog wrote on Oct 14, 2015, 22:22:
KTR wrote on Oct 14, 2015, 21:44:
The game is made for babies after all. They require hand holding every step of the way.

Some of us are just too damn old to get down on the floor and play with action figures, that's what this game is.. virtual action figures.

they even have a thing where you unlock a pictorial diorama of "toys" in the game, that's their word for it too, "toys".

Yeah that's a good way of putting it.

I found it mildly enjoyable for 5-10 minute stretches but ultimately no sense of satisfaction when you're done. There are much cheaper mindless time wasters /shrug
 
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
7. Re: Morning Interviews Oct 15, 2015, 13:51 Verno
 
Agreed, I thought it was a good game that was on par with my expectations. Story was a bit frustrating to develop but it got there eventually. No regrets backing it and will back Obsidian again.  
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
4. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Oct 15, 2015, 09:26 Verno
 
Many of the women don't consent to being filmed in the first place and even if they did, consent to film a private act doesn't mean consent to broadcast it to the world. I bet people would be singing a different tune if it was their little wang on Pornhub courtesy of their ex.

Despicable.
 
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News Comments > Overwatch Beta This Month
14. Re: Overwatch Beta This Month Oct 15, 2015, 09:23 Verno
 
I'll give this a whirl but my expectations are pretty low based on the videos.  
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News Comments > Wasteland 2 Director's Cut Released
23. Re: Wasteland 2 Director's Cut Released Oct 13, 2015, 16:14 Verno
 
but what the hell, did you guys only play the original version on release day then never again? It got patched up quite nicely, and has been playable for at least 7-10 months.

Many of the significant number of quest bugs took several patches to actually fix and it wasn't done in a 2 week time period or something.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
29. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 13, 2015, 13:54 Verno
 
jdreyer wrote on Oct 13, 2015, 13:48:
I may upgrade to Win 10 anyway. Beyond the whole tracking/privacy debacle, is there any reason not to?

The privacy stuff was really overblown anyway but that aside there's no real reason to hold off on an upgrade. The changes to licensing are less favorable to consumers but only if your hardware hash changes a lot and even then you can usually just do the phone activation thing. Its pretty much boring old Windows as usual with under the hood improvements. Most of the kinks are worked out and device compatibility is excellent. Just run the setup wizard and it will check your software/hardware first to make sure.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
18. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 13, 2015, 11:53 Verno
 
The Half Elf wrote on Oct 13, 2015, 11:00:
WoodroweBones19 wrote on Oct 13, 2015, 10:02:
I would not be hesitant to move to Windows 10. It is by far the best Windows OS ever released. It seems most people are expecting a Windows 8 type experience but its far from it. It takes the best parts of 7 and 8 (yes there were some good parts about 8 but Metro was not one of them) and then improves on it even further

I wouldn't go quite that fanboi over Windows 10, but I've been enjoying it. 1 or 2 minor speedbumps, and not quite as much visual control (options are there still but they simplified some of the UI elements which I don't care for, especially with control panel type stuff), but so far so good.

There's a new build in the Fast ring with colored title bars again which was my biggest beef with the UI overhaul. I'm also not a fan of the reduced size for icons in the task bar but oh well. Aside from a few odd problems its been a fairly positive experience.
 
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News Comments > Wasteland 2 Director's Cut Released
15. Re: Wasteland 2 Director's Cut Released Oct 13, 2015, 11:50 Verno
 
panbient wrote on Oct 13, 2015, 11:06:
Creston wrote on Oct 13, 2015, 10:19:
I quite enjoyed it, but never finished it. Once I finally made it to Hollywood after ~ 60 hours, and realized it was a monstrously massive place with tons of factions and inter-connected quests, I just gave up. I'm already not a fan of huge cities in RPGs with too much stuff to do at once, and getting me to another such city 60 hours in really doesn't tickle my funny bone. (Pillars of Eternity had the exact same problem for me.)

However, up until that point I thought it was an excellent game. Hopefully they've done some balancing with regards to the skills. It seemed fine in the first area, but once you got to Cali, 95% of all skill checks were at 10+ difficulty, which was ridiculous.

From what I recall getting to Hollywood was about 2/3rds of the way (took me about 90 hours to complete the game and I tried to do as much as possible). So it wouldn't be another 60 hours but still substantial. While there was a lot to do Hollywood felt like it connected more efficiently (not unlike the rail yard section that felt like a marathon that never ended).

As for the skill checks I think the intention was to really specialize your characters and/or use trinkets to boost skills. The story also provided compelling reasons to revisit most of the early Cali locations as well (ideally once you leveled up a few times and maxed out particular skills).

I don't regret playing through it early on and I'm definitely looking forward to playing the DC over the coming winter. Unlike most games it's not really possible to see everything on the first go around.

Yeah as you said I found Hollywood goes pretty quickly since its more condensed, much less back and forth. Bugs aside, I enjoyed the game overall though I found the combat was a bit uninspired and imbalanced. ARs were just too good but I guess to be fair they are a superior all purpose weapon. Would've been nice if there was some systems in place to incentivize other weapon use.

Anyways I probably won't bother with a replay, it was a solid game but nothing worth revisiting.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
13. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 13, 2015, 10:42 Verno
 
Bowling ball trickshot lives up to the hype.  
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News Comments > Into the Black
15. Re: Into the Black Oct 13, 2015, 09:10 Verno
 
DangerDog wrote on Oct 12, 2015, 20:40:
[url=http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/trip-mars-could-give-you-brain-damage-180955157/?no-ist[/url]

good luck with all that, NASA trying to remain relevant while their funds are diverted to blowing up brown people in a far off desert.

You're assuming Donald Trump will win
 
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News Comments > ARK: Survival Evolved Sells 2M
15. Re: ARK: Survival Evolved Sells 2M Oct 9, 2015, 12:40 Verno
 
The content in the game is fine for the moment, they could stand to optimize the game because it runs like absolute shit on great hardware.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
5. Re: Morning Consolidation Oct 9, 2015, 10:31 Verno
 
I feel bad for Phil Spencer because he genuinely seems to have some introspection and really wants to undo most of the bullshit but hes stuck with many permanent aspects of the console. The PS4 is so far ahead now that they will need to aggressively discount the XB1 at every opportunity. They should be first to $299.00, make money on the software. It's not like Microsoft doesn't have the pockets for it.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
2. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 9, 2015, 09:57 Verno
 
Thanks Blue.  
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News Comments > Voice Actors Authorize Strike
29. Re: Voice Actors Authorize Strike Oct 8, 2015, 15:25 Verno
 
I don't know anything about this side of the industry so I'll just nod my head and wait for the results. I will say that voiced content can add a lot to a game but that few have used it effectively. It feels more like advertising much of the time, holy shit Kevin Spacey in Call of Duty buy our game!  
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News Comments > Star Wars Battlefront Beta Preloads
34. Re: Star Wars Battlefront Beta Preloads Oct 8, 2015, 13:19 Verno
 
Spawns all over the place, heroes are shit, vehicles are super fragile. It's pretty ho-hum. Looks and sounds cool though.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
18. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 8, 2015, 13:16 Verno
 
Retired wrote on Oct 8, 2015, 12:49:
Anyone else just get an email for Amazon "Prime Now"? 2 hour delivery on items with a 20$ off coupon. Going to try it out.....(Appears Minneapolis just joined the fun, but other cities have been available for a while)

Is that the one where amazon hires random drivers to deliver it? Kind of like Uber. It's an interesting approach. A buddy of mine did Uber on the weekends for awhile to make extra pocket money but after we did the math on depreciation of his car he was barely making $12 an hour. Better than nothing I guess but I'd rather make websites and dumb phone apps for companies in my free time, more lucrative.

From the consumer perspective Amazon Now is a win win though.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
9. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 8, 2015, 11:54 Verno
 
I'm just tired of hearing Daniel Craig cry over how hard it is to earn his fat pay checks. He goes back and forth on whether he even wants the role. He'll pay it some lip service then go ahead and say the opposite later. He just doesn't seem to appreciate how lucky he is. Undoubtedly a great actor and I think a fine Bond but make up your mind. Skyfall was balls but that wasn't his fault.  
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