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Nickname eRe4s3r
Email Concealed by request
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Description 3D-Modeller, Anime Geek, Internet Addict, Lurker
Homepage http://ere4s3r.deviantart.com
Signed On Jan 29, 2009, 14:16
Total Comments 10747 (Ninja)
User ID 54727
 
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News Comments > Prey System Specs
9. Re: Prey System Specs Apr 28, 2017, 01:46 eRe4s3r
 
To be honest, I've seen 2 previews from Gronkh (German youtube let's player) and liked what I saw... tons of gameplay variations later on as well, tons of interesting stuff to discover in the maps (and that was just the first 2 hours..)  
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
10. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Apr 28, 2017, 00:40 eRe4s3r
 
jdreyer wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 23:45:
eRe4s3r wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 05:21:
Kajetan wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 04:15:
eRe4s3r wrote on Apr 26, 2017, 22:34:
But hey, apparently the USA doesn't want tourism
"They" do want, so what was the reason for his bad experience? The vacation itself? Entry formalities? Some TSA shithead having a bad day (well, they actually do have only bad days)?

A mix of TSA (apparently his wife got manhandled by the TSA, random sexual abuse services?), hotel personal being stupid (delayed check-in...) and a mugging (not of him, of his room) he didn't lose his papers, but quite a few things he had let in the room obviously. Hotel seemed to have handled this quite badly as well ... But at that point he was angry again and I didn't really fancy talking to old angry neighbor any longer.

Of course, that's not to say that all trips to the USA go down like this.. or one would hope.
Was the hotel a Trump joint?

Nah, from what I gather it was in the country side, but I didn't ask ;p Was a weird enough talk to have at 5am in the morning on the street. (and it was -3°C, yeah, in mid April)
 
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News Comments > Dawn of War III Released
26. Re: Dawn of War III Released Apr 27, 2017, 21:50 eRe4s3r
 
Flatline wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 14:27:
SpectralMeat wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 12:57:
Kxmode wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 12:55:
Wahhhh. Waaaahhh never changes.
Unlike this series.
Wish they would have updated the original instead of what they did

I know Dawn of War 2 fizzled because it went away from traditional RTS and went super micro-managed but I f*cking *loved* that game. I probably put 300 hours into it and just played it through a couple weeks ago and had a lot of fun. My only complaint was that the Chaos Rising expansion had a weird loot distribution to it.

I think it would have done better if it wasn't a dawn of war title.

I loved DoW 2 campaign too, probably played it 3 or 4 times and it was always different since the various level up things really gave you different options... kinda sad we don't get to see a real continuation of this

Sales for DoW 3 are gonna be interesting once steamspy updates as well....
http://steamspy.com/app/285190
 
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News Comments > Dawn of War III Released
25. Re: Dawn of War III Released Apr 27, 2017, 21:39 eRe4s3r
 
Drayth wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 15:53:
Wow, I just read some Steam reviews on what they did to the gameplay. Think I'll pick up Warhammer Total War instead.

That one IS good, right?
If you wait for the bundle sale when Warhammer 2 drops, with all the DLC, then yeah. Since the games are supposed to somehow integrate into each other. So wait for the summer sale. Which we all know comes
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
6. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Apr 27, 2017, 09:20 eRe4s3r
 
Kajetan wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 07:41:
eRe4s3r wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 05:21:
But at that point he was angry again and I didn't really fancy talking to old angry neighbor any longer.
Understandable

Of course, that's not to say that all trips to the USA go down like this.. or one would hope.
I visit relatives on a regular basis and can say NOTHING positive about the TSA employees. Worst of the worst! How are they trained? Are they trained at all? Everytime they give me the feeling that foreigners should stay at home. Not because they are xenophobic or racist. Which some of them clearly are. Because most of them are lazy fucks who are annoyed with everything resembling work!

Where do you get these people? Why are they employed for a job where one has to deal with people from other nations?

I can imagine that working at a job like that requires the kind of person that enjoys groping random strangers... and maybe not the kind of person you want around children, or in charge of actual security.
 
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News Comments > Vivendi and Ubisoft to Finally Get a Room?
14. Re: Vivendi and Ubisoft to Finally Get a Room? Apr 27, 2017, 08:25 eRe4s3r
 
Quinn wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 04:55:
Avus wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 02:11:
i feel nothing that Ubisuck was bought by some other company.... It really means nothing for the gamers

Same. I don't get the EA hate anymore,because I actually like many of their new releases. Ubisoft on the other hand has been throwing that same boring as FUCK formula over all of their new games. And Division was a failure beyond comparison.

Yeah.. but hating on ubisoft is equally pointless, all the things I hate them for (shoving uPlay down my throat, what they did to Anno and most importantly, what they did to Silent Hunter) are things that likely won't improve in any way with a media conglomerate behind it that has literally no profit strategy.
 
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News Comments > Alien Isolation Sequel Rumored
33. Re: Alien Isolation Sequel Rumored Apr 27, 2017, 07:05 eRe4s3r
 
VaranDragon wrote on Apr 25, 2017, 14:45:
Darks wrote on Apr 25, 2017, 12:55:
El Pit wrote on Apr 25, 2017, 11:14:
Working title: Alien Frustration

Loved that game until the Alien got paranormal instincts and detected me wherever I hid. Then I quit and uninstalled. Don't tell me I am weak because I already know I can get frustrated with games after a long day at work if it gets too difficult. To each their own.

Yep, I'm not a fan of this run and hide type gaming. Give me a good old Pulse Rifle any day. Its not in my blood to play hide and seek. I need to blast the shit out of things.

Same here. A friend of mine loved it, but I just couldn't get into it. I guess survival/horror games just aren't my thing.

And there is nothing wrong with that I found Alien Isolation to be pretty damn scary though, can't remember last time a game made me dread the play button. But it has to be said that at least after 10 or so hours, the novelty wears off, and I'd rather have a "no alien" mode. Because teh station is amazingly detailed, but you can't afford to look at anything in mid to end game ~.~
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
4. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Apr 27, 2017, 05:21 eRe4s3r
 
Kajetan wrote on Apr 27, 2017, 04:15:
eRe4s3r wrote on Apr 26, 2017, 22:34:
But hey, apparently the USA doesn't want tourism
"They" do want, so what was the reason for his bad experience? The vacation itself? Entry formalities? Some TSA shithead having a bad day (well, they actually do have only bad days)?

A mix of TSA (apparently his wife got manhandled by the TSA, random sexual abuse services?), hotel personal being stupid (delayed check-in...) and a mugging (not of him, of his room) he didn't lose his papers, but quite a few things he had let in the room obviously. Hotel seemed to have handled this quite badly as well ... But at that point he was angry again and I didn't really fancy talking to old angry neighbor any longer.

Of course, that's not to say that all trips to the USA go down like this.. or one would hope.
 
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News Comments > Call of Duty: WWII In November
22. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Apr 26, 2017, 22:50 eRe4s3r
 
Task wrote on Apr 26, 2017, 15:45:
Lol I tooootally called it. Just another rehash with 'wow da graphics' and ww2 literally only existing in Normandy and only Amerika won it. All other Nations, especially if they were an 'enemy' get no survive the war story. Hop on an AA gun a 'viscerally' and unrealistically shoot at Stukas G-1s, which are for some reason wasting anti tank shells on infantry. Bonus scenes for COD-Bros with a 'gritty' skull smashing scene inspiring them to sign up at their local recruiter.

Agreed, just another WW2 clone.. and to be honest, I really REALLY start to absolutely hate WW1 and WW2 games where only focus is only on allies. It's just.. seen that done before like 5 times, and not one single Normandy map in ANY GAME was ever fun to play. So yay!
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
1. Re: etc., etc. Apr 26, 2017, 22:36 eRe4s3r
 
That control method sounds not like a lot of fun for anyone involved. But maybe that's just me  
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
2. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Apr 26, 2017, 22:34 eRe4s3r
 
Let's face it, the powers that be want the USA to become the next North Korea.

And to think I actually considered a vacation there, but my neighbor came back from one of such, and proclaimed it "the worst experience of his entire life" and he's 70, born in former GDR, so he lived through some serious shit.

But hey, apparently the USA doesn't want tourism
 
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News Comments > Batman: Arkham VR Released
2. Re: Batman: Arkham VR Released Apr 26, 2017, 09:34 eRe4s3r
 
I haven't got a single clue what this is even supposed to be

Does it launch on steam? It doesn't even say where this launches, wtf?
 
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News Comments > Evening Previews
2. Re: Evening Previews Apr 26, 2017, 06:10 eRe4s3r
 
To be honest, if they convert this experience to a fantasy-magic-steampunk style sub-marine thing I am sold.... but Star Trek really doesn't do it for me...

The video however was funny as hell
Same for his Mass Effect Andromeda "review", if you are need of laughs, angry joe delivers (weirdly not much "angry" anymore..)
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
2. Re: Morning Metaverse Apr 25, 2017, 07:35 eRe4s3r
 
Nimh wrote on Apr 24, 2017, 15:13:
The Global Village article is interesting. It lends scientific backbone to the old saying that familiarity breeds contempt (different context, but quite similar).

Indeed, quite an interesting read that, puts "social" media into a context that it probably doesn't want to be put in as well.

It would be interesting if this concept actually transfers to linear media as well. If I know more about an actor, does that mean I will slowly but surely start to dislike his performances more and more?

In fact this resonates a lot with me

Being exposed to this superabundance of personal information can create an oppressive sense of “digital crowding,” a group of British scholars wrote in a 2011 paper, and that in turn can breed stress and provoke antisocial reactions. “With the advent of social media,” they concluded, “it is inevitable that we will end up knowing more about people, and also more likely that we end up disliking them because of it.”

If this is actually true, then that would explain voting results of the past 10 years in a way I could never imagine, I am actually scared about what this means when the current generation gets into politics.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
14. Re: Morning Tech Bits Apr 25, 2017, 05:27 eRe4s3r
 
jdreyer wrote on Apr 25, 2017, 04:07:
eRe4s3r wrote on Apr 25, 2017, 00:44:
Slick wrote on Apr 24, 2017, 18:57:
Sorry for keeping on point, we can talk more about how WaltC said: "Ai chips are the same as magnets from the 1920's". Getting nostalgic for those "better times" Walt? Or just enjoying the reference to your actual childhood?

I like to think that think Walt was born in a landfill full of rusty WWI morphine syringes, ate nothing but newspaper and twine till he was 20, and claims he invented the charleston.

It's even more absurd when you consider that even big motor companies are now talking about AI and that we are pushing into prototyping of AI stage 3 of 5 (Motor companies only aim for 5th AI stage for cars, obviously you don't need a self-aware car, AI development for self-awareness comes at stage 6, sentience with creativity as well as fully emergent thought (not different from a human brain) is stage 7. If we were at stage 7 we'd also likely no longer would call it a machine, it is in all aspects a living thinking self-aware and HIGHLY intelligent being by then. With own unique personality and thoughts

So this is very real, and while stage 6 and 7 are far future, stage 5 is very real, and very feasible in the next 10 to 15 years. Motor companies are just not sure where a driver-less car would put them, as they could no longer sell a driver-less car to "drivers" obviously, these companies will have quite an interesting future ahead of them.

Would we really want sentient AIs hanging around? It's enough as it is to deal with other humans and all of their proclivities. I suppose the benefit is you can tell an AI to fuck off for a couple of days without destroying the relationship?

It is largely an ethical question, and technically there is no reason to push to stage 6 or 7, an AI of stage 5 would be able to handle anything you can think of already. And whether it sits in a car or in governmental function, wouldn't make much of a difference (certainly be an improvement over Trump ,p). And it's worth to mention that an AI at stage 5 would basically be the end-goal for FULL automation of our entire society. And yes, I hope I carried across that this isn't far flung future, stage 3 AI is already in prototyping, and stage 4 is being actively researched *right now*

But as for sentient AI's, if you ask me they should be forbidden and banned, self-aware yes (if shackled!) but not sentient. I think this would also direct our development in a really strange direction, because if we develop intelligence above ours we no longer have an motivational driving force to improve our own intelligence through technology or bio-engineering, or augmentation.

But yeah, sentient AI's in a synth body, if we made them look like us, would imo just be incredibly cruel and immoral thing to do, and I am not even looking at this from a religious angle, merely from humanism alone. It would be incredibly cruel (to the being we'd create) to create a sentient AI actually. Basically I'd not even allow anything like Westworld hosts to even be developed. Work/entertainment droids don't require self-awareness or sentience imo, it can just as easily be faked.

Only way I'd ever support sentient AI development is if at the end, there'd be some kind of ascension project attached to it (transfer of mind into immortal synth body with quantum tunnel based backup of our "self", basically).

My point was basically just that AI stage 5 is a real thing, and will come in the next 10 to 15 years. How it will be applied once developed.. well that is another matter entirely. And will likely take another 10 to 15 years as well.

And here it's also kinda important to remember that a car driving AI that is "perfect" at its job isn't necessarily a stage 5 AGI (general intelligence) so yeah. Though if we manage to make an AI that can drive on ALL roads and in all situations safely we are not far away from a real stage 5 AGI

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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
11. Re: Morning Tech Bits Apr 25, 2017, 00:44 eRe4s3r
 
Slick wrote on Apr 24, 2017, 18:57:
Sorry for keeping on point, we can talk more about how WaltC said: "Ai chips are the same as magnets from the 1920's". Getting nostalgic for those "better times" Walt? Or just enjoying the reference to your actual childhood?

I like to think that think Walt was born in a landfill full of rusty WWI morphine syringes, ate nothing but newspaper and twine till he was 20, and claims he invented the charleston.

It's even more absurd when you consider that even big motor companies are now talking about AI and that we are pushing into prototyping of AI stage 3 of 5 (Motor companies only aim for 5th AI stage for cars, obviously you don't need a self-aware car, AI development for self-awareness comes at stage 6, sentience with creativity as well as fully emergent thought (not different from a human brain) is stage 7. If we were at stage 7 we'd also likely no longer would call it a machine, it is in all aspects a living thinking self-aware and HIGHLY intelligent being by then. With own unique personality and thoughts

So this is very real, and while stage 6 and 7 are far future, stage 5 is very real, and very feasible in the next 10 to 15 years. Motor companies are just not sure where a driver-less car would put them, as they could no longer sell a driver-less car to "drivers" obviously, these companies will have quite an interesting future ahead of them.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
7. Re: Morning Tech Bits Apr 24, 2017, 17:24 eRe4s3r
 
Slick wrote on Apr 24, 2017, 12:38:
Oh, and WTF Nvidia, GDDR6?! What the fuck happened to HBM2? Is selling a card for $1100 not profitable enough to include this long-promised top-tier VRAM? Wow, 16Gbps instead of GDDR5X's 14Gbps. HOT DAMN.

You ask why GDDR6 instead of HBM2?

9 out of 10 times when a company does this, it's because the one is cheaper than the other.... guess which one is cheaper and produces higher yields in a fab-line.

And now wonder why AMD Vega is still MIA
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
15. Re: Steam Top 10 Apr 24, 2017, 02:19 eRe4s3r
 
Jerykk wrote on Apr 24, 2017, 01:36:
If a game is designed for multiple playthroughs, I think it's fine. It was basically impossible to experience all of the content of Dead Rising 1 or 2 on the first playthrough so a second playthrough still felt fresh and interesting. Also, almost every rogue-like is designed for multiple playthroughs.

I don't know how fresh a second or third playthrough of NieR feels but I don't think the idea is inherently bad. Now, if the only meaningful difference between the playthroughs is the ending, that's problematic.

Do we really need to say this every single time? When you reach Ending A aka the end of the first playthrough you finished the prologue of the story, nothing more. Do you think I mean this somehow non-literal? I literally mean the prologue, the next playthrough is from a different perspective, same for the playthrough after that (which is a true continuation and from varying perspectives). Which then leads to endings C and D and the true Ending (E) (after reaching either ending C or D, you have free reign over where you go and what you do. You can teleport to every single part of the story and even replay parts you did with 1 character with another character, which can often lead to interesting new discoveries.

Someone who only has seen ending A has literally not even seen 30% of the game. And probably only 10% of the story. As especially the 2nd playthrough (due to hacking..) gives you a LOT of insight...

The time needed to beat the game is 50 hours and that was 100% unique content, no repeats of anything ^^ And as I said, there are 2 unique QUEST lines, as in each character has quests UNIQUE TO THEM which you can not even find when playing with other character.

This isn't a rogue lite, it's an action RPG. But someone who doesn't like the combat and all that, fair enough, but to say the story is bad is absurd. This game has one of the best stories of this decade. And I am not saying that lightly.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
6. Re: Steam Top 10 Apr 23, 2017, 20:33 eRe4s3r
 
robdot wrote on Apr 23, 2017, 16:05:
I bought nier based on its rave reviews. This game sucks, and seems like a demo for a game due in a year. It's horribly repetitive,,full of stupid fetch quests, and forces you to run back and forth across the map for no reason other than to pad a horribly short "game". You never get any actual skills or abilities..and all the weapons are the same..I beat it in 12 hours, then I guess I am supposed to play through this stupidass game yet again,over and over. Stay far away.

ending A is the prologue of the game.... if you had actually played it "over" you would have noticed that it is not "over" again and again at all. There are 2 entirely different quest and story lines, and the final chapter (after Ending B) introduces new enemy types, quests, more gameplay and new character...

 
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News Comments > Dawn of War III Trailer; Open Beta Begins
29. Re: Dawn of War III Trailer; Open Beta Begins Apr 23, 2017, 20:19 eRe4s3r
 
The joke is that DOW3 would work pretty nicely as just another HOTS map, you couldn't even tell the difference if the heroes and minions from Wh40k were actually in too. Graphics wise HOTS would even win that competition.

And that is imo one of the worst compliments to give to DoW3, because yeah, hots is *free* and has more gameplay variety (which considering it's a moba, is pretty funny). 1 game mode, map design, unit balance, in DoW 3 many things scream MOBA....

To me no hard-retreat makes it a no-sale by default. That was one of the best features in Dow 2 which is, I hate to say it, now looking like the better 40k RTS. Immersion wise Dow 3 is a joke. The Eldar sound.... not good.

All this at 60€.. yeah, that is not gonna happen.

I think the real reason why this game turns me off so badly, is that it's a REALLY shit Warhammer 40k game, and a kinda good competitive RTS for e-sport circles.

But I don't buy this game for competitive e-sport, I buy it for Warhammer 40k atmosphere, and I will await indepth campaign reviews... 17 missions for 3 races already sounds kinda odd. That means tutorials, and ~5 missions per race? How would they even tell a coherent story this way?
 
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