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Signed On Jul 12, 2008, 00:40
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News Comments > Rocket League Patch Adds Arena, Spectator Mode
14. Re: Rocket League Patch Adds Arena, Spectator Mode Aug 12, 2015, 15:26 Verno
 
HoSpanky wrote on Aug 12, 2015, 14:41:
I'm just interested in more varied arenas. Currently they're all just rectangles, which is fine but also bland after a while. They've said there are crazier ones on the way, and all maps added will be free.

So far, it's fun, but I don't intend to play it enough to become a pro at it. Just a game to goof off with my buddies every week or two.

Yeah I'd like to see more map designs and some out of the box custom modes. Give me a 2 layer arena with more boost pads and 2 nets, just get silly with that shit.
 
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News Comments > Rocket League Patch Adds Arena, Spectator Mode
10. Re: Rocket League Patch Adds Arena, Spectator Mode Aug 12, 2015, 14:06 Verno
 
Sigh. I feel like you're just interested in debunking any comparisons to soccer for some odd reason rather than Rocket League itself. I suggest you pick it up cheap in a Steam sale and decide for yourself on its merits.

People setup plays, pass and "control" the ball (as much as can be expected from an RC car) all the time. I'm not even terribly good at the game and its a lot of fun, I don't feel uncoordinated or any lack of control after getting through the learning phase either.
 
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News Comments > Rocket League Patch Adds Arena, Spectator Mode
8. Re: Rocket League Patch Adds Arena, Spectator Mode Aug 12, 2015, 13:08 Verno
 
Also if you just randomly watch pubs in almost any game you're going to get chaotic nonsense. If you play with people you know on voice chat its night and day, much like any other game.

There were a bunch of setups in that video, some obvious (FF to 2:35) and others not so depending on familiarity with the game.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
4. Re: Morning Consolidation Aug 12, 2015, 12:47 Verno
 
Reading that article, the destruction is only for multiplayer. I played Crackdown 2 and the core gameplay didn't age well.  
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News Comments > Rocket League Patch Adds Arena, Spectator Mode
6. Re: Rocket League Patch Adds Arena, Spectator Mode Aug 12, 2015, 12:43 Verno
 
Quboid wrote on Aug 12, 2015, 12:26:
Can good players actually pass the ball to a team mate and deliberately build up to a goal? I don't think I've seen anyone neatly play the ball to set up a team mate for another pass or a shot.

Err yes. I'm not even very good and I do deliberate setups all the time. Some players might ricochet to pass instead of doing it directly but plenty of others will shoot/pass it to teammates. It might look chaotic but there is order to it and if you get to know the mechanics it becomes easy to control the ball. The hardest part is timing and prediction.

There is a world of difference between the gameplay basics and people playing at a high level. Simple to grasp, difficult to master, that's what makes the game good and will give it legs. Whether or not it becomes the next big thing is anyones guess.
 
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News Comments > Rocket League Patch Adds Arena, Spectator Mode
4. Re: Rocket League Patch Adds Arena, Spectator Mode Aug 12, 2015, 11:35 Verno
 
gravity wrote on Aug 12, 2015, 11:12:
SpectralMeat wrote on Aug 12, 2015, 09:11:
I've ended up buying this game and it is a blast playing with the kids in local coop vs the Ai.
Last night I've tried a 1vs1 against the Ai and had my ass handed to me.
Needs more practice. Love the game though. Takes a bit to get a hang of the controls.
It really shows how much I suck when playing in 1 vs 1

I guess I'm curious if the entertainment value 'lasts.' So many recommendations, but will people still play it 6 months from now, ala like how I did with L4D/L4D2 (years later, I still play it with friends).

It's basically soccer with RC cars and a beachball so yeah it will hold up. The gameplay looks pretty simple on the surface but the skill ceiling is insanely high. My brother has gotten really good at aerials and is doing some insane shit that I didn't even know was possible.
 
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News Comments > Dragon Age: Inquisition - The Descent DLC Released
25. Re: Dragon Age: Inquisition - The Descent DLC Released Aug 12, 2015, 11:31 Verno
 
Jerykk wrote on Aug 12, 2015, 02:53:
So... any actual feedback on this DLC? The Deep Roads were almost universally reviled in DAO, so it's strange that they'd base an entire DLC off of it.

Yeah I'm not thrilled with the choice of location either. I don't remember anyone actually liking the deep roads. They can go nuts with asset reuse and I'm sure its a tiny team that worked on this. I'm not going to touch it until we hear from some non-fanboys about the quality.
 
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News Comments > Divinity: Original Sin II Announced
2. Re: Divinity: Original Sin II Announced Aug 12, 2015, 09:52 Verno
 
Hope for some new writers and a better second half this time. First map of D:OS was great and everything after felt pretty weak by comparison. Hopefully now that they have the engine/tools nailed down they can do a better job this time.

All the same got my moneys worth and will probably pick this up.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
4. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 12, 2015, 09:33 Verno
 
Fitz can't do any worse than Smith now that I think about last few years. He passes into thick coverage too much for my liking but its hard not to say the same about Smith who had some pretty awful passing numbers last year.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 12, 2015, 09:10 Verno
 
Apparently over Geno Smith reneging on a charity appearance that cost the kid money, what a class act. Oh my Jets, I am a glutton for punishment

Edit: apparently over a different dispute, the NY Post was wrong who would've imagined?!

This comment was edited on Aug 12, 2015, 09:21.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Season 4 Preview
10. Re: Diablo III Season 4 Preview Aug 12, 2015, 08:39 Verno
 
I hope they bring seasons over to the console versions at some point, the only real feature I miss.  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
6. Re: Morning Metaverse Aug 11, 2015, 13:58 Verno
 
But you see....micro$$oft!!  
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News Comments > Blizzard Diablo Job Posting
36. Re: Blizzard Diablo Job Posting Aug 11, 2015, 11:41 Verno
 
I can't believe anyone cited stats, the stats were meaningless in D2 and offered no real variety between builds.

The problems with Diablo 3 in my mind are more related to its poor map randomization and the fact that I'm a grown man with responsibilities now who doesn't like dumping untold hours into ARPGs which are repetitive as hell.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
2. Re: Morning Metaverse Aug 11, 2015, 10:25 Verno
 
All of the major ad blockers work fine on Windows 10. There will undoubtedly even be ones for Edge once they release the extension API.  
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News Comments > Dragon Age: Inquisition Patch Notes
17. Re: Dragon Age: Inquisition Patch Notes Aug 11, 2015, 09:07 Verno
 
DA:I was worth it for the characters alone, story was solid too. The gameplay was all over the place, sometimes fantastic and other times just dreadful. They need to go all in on action or tactical, this half assed approach isn't working.  
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News Comments > Blizzard Diablo Job Posting
31. Re: Blizzard Diablo Job Posting Aug 11, 2015, 09:00 Verno
 
InBlack wrote on Aug 11, 2015, 08:47:
yes another slap in the face of Blizzard's dedicated PC fanbase...

But won't someone think of the children?!
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
10. Re: Morning Tech Bits Aug 10, 2015, 15:30 Verno
 
I don't find any appreciable difference in speed between them but I am pretty conservative with addons and I don't use Flash at all when I'm using Firefox. What is probably going on is a conflict between SC2 and the little DVR hook they built into the Xbox app. You see it when you launch a game on Windows 10 and it has instructions on disabling it (I think you just hit Control G and it doesnt show up anymore). Or just uninstall the xbox app entirely since its pretty much dead weight unless you're hooked into that ecosystem on the console side of things.

Sorry to hear your Sleep issue persists Jivaro, I will look more into it later and see if I can come up with anything you haven't thought of already.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
4. Re: Morning Tech Bits Aug 10, 2015, 13:49 Verno
 
Are you using S3 sleep? Try disabling hybrid sleep and see if it works. I haven't encountered that on my nvidia card but I'm sure our hardware configs and drivers differ.

What's the motherboard?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
9. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 10, 2015, 13:30 Verno
 
We just got back from the lake so didn't have time to watch the finale yet but I could fill an ocean with all the tears I've heard about season 2. It's had some stumbles but people act like the first season was perfect when it had major pacing problems and a host of plot inconsistencies. I will probably ramble in spoilered text about the finale in tomorrows OOTB.  
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News Comments > The International Results
32. Re: The International Results Aug 10, 2015, 11:28 Verno
 
After his last nazi apologist fiasco and a bunch of comments about jews I finally blocked him for good. Good riddance.

Anyways didn't catch the games due to being up at the lake this weekend but looking forward to watching them tonight. EG is just super fun to watch in general, their versatility and adaptability is insane.

I am fully out of HOTS, every match feels too samey after awhile without the laning phase and other aspects of LoL/DotA.
 
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