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Nickname gsilver
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Signed On Oct 18, 2008, 23:18
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News Comments > Steam Ending Windows XP and Vista Support
1. Re: Steam Ending Windows XP and Vista Support Jun 12, 2018, 18:26 gsilver
 
I like the way that this creates paradoxes for certain games, like Fallout 3, that don't run properly with Windows 7+  
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News Comments > Best of Japan on PC
1. Re: Best of Japan on PC Jun 12, 2018, 10:42 gsilver
 
I've been curious about the Yakuza games, so this is nice to see.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
3. Re: Morning Tech Bits May 21, 2018, 15:19 gsilver
 
The move to flash drives is a good one. With the move to more compact computer cases, I've generally given up the optical drive in my PCs (and while the cases will take slim slot-loading drives, those are expensive)

The only reason why I even keep one around at all is the occasional music cd rip, or (maddeningly) when I need to get drivers and the vendor failed to provide downloads.

I haven't seen a PC without USB since the 90s.
 
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News Comments > Free Weekend for Croteam VR Games
1. Re: Free Weekend for Croteam VR Games Apr 21, 2018, 13:57 gsilver
 
Oh. Wow. I'm definitely checking those out. As a big fan of both Serious Sam and VR, I've put the games in my cart many times, but never pulled the trigger.  
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News Comments > Saturday Consolidation
1. Re: Saturday Consolidation Apr 14, 2018, 13:29 gsilver
 
The important question is:
Is it made by AtGames?


If so, then there's zero reason to get excited.
If not... I'll wait for the reviews. I wouldn't mind a Genesis box, since I had one when I was a kid.
 
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News Comments > More on Crytek's Star Citizen Lawsuit
17. Re: More on Crytek's Star Citizen Lawsuit Jan 20, 2018, 19:52 gsilver
 
Sounds like they have a case.
CIG/RSI never should have agreed to such terms. Imagine if Duke Nukem Forever was in development for as long as it was, but released in 2011 using the Quake 2 engine... Wait a minute. That might have been better than what we actually got.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
2. Re: On Sale Jan 20, 2018, 11:39 gsilver
 
I've been looking at this one for a long time, but early access and the low number of players scared me off.

Judging from the store page now, it looks like it's reasonably close to finished, and it has a nice boost in player base right now.

Probably a decent time to finally check it out.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
4. Re: Morning Metaverse Jan 17, 2018, 19:21 gsilver
 
It's currently up 400% from this morning  
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News Comments > Into the Black
8. Re: Into the Black Dec 9, 2017, 00:12 gsilver
 
I once had an egg pop in my mouth. It was about as much fun as one would expect.  
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News Comments > DOOM VFR Released
9. Re: DOOM VFR Released Dec 1, 2017, 09:46 gsilver
 
Well, at least the negative reviews so far have mostly been about issues that are patchable. Hopefully they fix it.  
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
1. Re: Evening Mobilization Nov 28, 2017, 08:48 gsilver
 
Re: YouTube battery drain:
Iíve been using version 12.41 and have had problems with it draining the battery while not in use, but according to the article, only 12.42 and 12.43 were affected...

Well, hereís hoping that it fixes it...
 
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News Comments > Get Flight Unlimited 2K16 for Free
5. Re: Get Flight Unlimited 2K16 for Free Nov 25, 2017, 18:07 gsilver
 
...

ew.

I 'membered the original Flight Unlimited being a showcase title back in the day. This... I'd feel ashamed to have it in my account.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
19. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 5, 2017, 08:35 gsilver
 
Ick. The worst part of the time change is when you arenít able to sleep through it.

I woke up at the first 1am, had the clock run back to 1am again an hour later.
...and was still awake after 4.

Finally got some sleep, but woke up at used-to-be-7-but-is-now-6

Woo. Facing the first day of dreary winter time on 4 hours of sleep.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 4, 2017, 11:54 gsilver
 
The end of DST is very much losing an hour to me, since it means that Iíll be in the office an hour later every night, and will no longer get an hour of sunlight after work. Now itís maybe a few minutes, if I leave early.

Uck. Canít we just stay on DST year round?

//And thatís ignoring the fact that Iíve been getting tired and waking up too early... My body would love the clocks to spring forward!
 
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News Comments > PUBG as a Service: No Sequel Plans
28. Re: PUBG as a Service: No Sequel Plans Oct 23, 2017, 18:11 gsilver
 
And remember:
If there's anyone on the service that you don't like and they killed you in game, after a match with them, just say that you're a Twitch streamer and they stream sniped you.
 
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News Comments > Hawken PC Sunset Coming
6. Re: Hawken PC Sunset Coming Oct 3, 2017, 00:52 gsilver
 
They did add bot matches recently in the co-op team deathmatch mode. Though the AI is rather bad.  
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News Comments > No More Arkham Games?
10. Re: No More Arkham Games? Sep 12, 2017, 08:49 gsilver
 
If they recast him, I hope we at least get Will Arnett..
 
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News Comments > Get Mirage: Arcane Warfare Free Today
6. Re: Morning Tech Bits Sep 6, 2017, 14:07 gsilver
 
I liked Chivalry but never got around to trying this one (I was usually busy the times that they had free weekends)

Gonna give it a try this weekend. Probably.
 
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News Comments > Morning Previews
5. Re: Morning Previews Sep 2, 2017, 00:49 gsilver
 
El Pit wrote on Sep 1, 2017, 10:29:
If even Limit Theory is released before Star Citizen, then there is the final proof that Star Citizen will NEVER see the light of day in the promised state.
No Citizen's Sky?

Well, at least one can say that they've been pretty open about Star Citizen's progress (even if it isn't going as hoped and is becoming massively bloated)

...All I wanted was a new single-player Wing Commander game
 
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News Comments > Starway Fleet Launches
2. Re: Starway Fleet Launches Aug 29, 2017, 14:42 gsilver
 
This pretty much looks like exactly the kind of game that I want.
Space battles. Capital ships. Not bogged down by economy sims that I don't care about.

It's pretty cheap, so I'll give it a shot.
 
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