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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 12142 (Ninja)
User ID 54727
 
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News Comments > April Fool's 2018 Comedy Gold Roundup
4. Re: April Fool's 2018 Comedy Gold Roundup Apr 1, 2018, 12:37 eRe4s3r
 
By accident PoE actually made the game way more fun... that's maybe not a joke, more like really damn sad. God the core loop of PoE has gotten so boring.

As for the others. Any serious news-site would be absolutely batshit insane to pull April fools in the age of fake news and twitter shit-storms. So I am really glad not to see any serious news site in this list

 
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News Comments > AirMech Strike Strikes
7. Re: AirMech Strike Strikes Mar 31, 2018, 16:37 eRe4s3r
 
fawker wrote on Mar 31, 2018, 11:33:
eRe4s3r wrote on Mar 31, 2018, 10:04:
fawker wrote on Mar 31, 2018, 09:13:
Damn, that was a long EA.

"only" 4 years .. isn't that long, there are things like Star Citizen.... ehm.. yeah

More like 6 years, it was around long before Star Citizen.

Interesting So is it a good game or what?
 
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News Comments > etc.
1. Re: etc. Mar 31, 2018, 16:35 eRe4s3r
 
The addicts are crying, and the salt shall feed this limitation for years to come, hopefully.

The fact Steam even allows skin gambling, which is illegal as fuck because steam does not block out minors is baffling beyond belief. Gaben should be in jail imo. At least there he'd be doing something productive and maybe HL3 would happen...
 
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News Comments > AirMech Strike Strikes
2. Re: AirMech Strike Strikes Mar 31, 2018, 10:04 eRe4s3r
 
fawker wrote on Mar 31, 2018, 09:13:
Damn, that was a long EA.

"only" 4 years .. isn't that long, there are things like Star Citizen.... ehm.. yeah
 
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News Comments > etc.
1. Re: etc. Mar 31, 2018, 09:54 eRe4s3r
 
And what to do when you want to transform cats to be less mentally agile?  
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News Comments > Get Spec Ops: The Line for Free
21. Re: Get Spec Ops: The Line for Free Mar 31, 2018, 06:03 eRe4s3r
 
The fact that nearly everyone in this topic liked it and still remembers it tells you a lot more than any spoiler.

Clearly we are all simple minded easy to impress and not at all jaded gamers.

Yeah, that must be it.
 
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News Comments > Get Spec Ops: The Line for Free
18. Re: Get Spec Ops: The Line for Free Mar 30, 2018, 15:21 eRe4s3r
 
Flatline wrote on Mar 30, 2018, 12:08:
Drayth wrote on Mar 30, 2018, 08:56:
I wouldn't say the whole thing rides on the single twist. There's some subtle elements like, EDIT -- nm, even while trying to be vague I felt like I was saying too much.

The "twist" is a tonal shift mainly. I didn't even feel like it was a crux of the story because Spoiler: Walker starts making bad decisions immediately. The plot intentionally blows past the fact that you're on a recon mission and aren't even supposed to interact with anyone- just leave and go get the cavalry if you find survivors. On retrospect, the dude is nuts before he sets foot in Dubai. You can see it in his obsession with Konrad even before the WP mortar thing.

The ending makes pretty clear why Walker did not call the cavalry, he was out for revenge and the mission was never what we was going for here.... and he was a nutjob from the first minute.

The tonal shift and revelation that most of the things Walker saw, that he based all his decisions on, were hallucinations was to me one of the greatest plot twists in the game.


That Creston thinks we mean the mortar scene is the perfect example on why this game never got a sequel btw. You could say the point went over him, but really the scene was maybe too heavy to be easily put aside as a red herring. It's not what I mean with twist though, to me other things play a far bigger role. But yeah.. that would be a really big spoiler.
 
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News Comments > Empires Apart Released
1. Re: Empires Apart Released Mar 30, 2018, 14:18 eRe4s3r
 
No campaign and only 8 maps ;/  
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News Comments > GOD EATER 3 Details
3. Re: GOD EATER 3 Details Mar 30, 2018, 05:01 eRe4s3r
 
GE2 was one of the worst Monster Hunter clones I ever played... combat, upgrade, leveling, AI is super SUPER grindy and annoying. And the level design is awful too. The story is ripped straight from the Anime so don't expect any surprises there....

This more than any other game would SOOOOOO benefit from an actual combat system that isn't total hp bloated low damage shit. Mind you, enemies do damage.. but they are laughable easy to dodge, the real problem is you can't really do any damage to them quickly nor easily, and when 2 "big" enemies or more appear, things go south so extremely you end up in Mexico.

Overall, this game is on my negative hype list, I would rather see it not release.
 
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News Comments > Get Spec Ops: The Line for Free
11. Re: Get Spec Ops: The Line for Free Mar 30, 2018, 04:56 eRe4s3r
 
One of the few shooters were I actually felt something while playing it. Compare that to games like BF1 or the god awful COD games and you get an idea....

In the situation where the big "WTF" happens I also never thought there was any other logical alternative. Which made the reveal all the more sad.
 
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Next This Summer
24. Re: No Man's Sky Next This Summer Mar 30, 2018, 03:39 eRe4s3r
 
Mr. Tact wrote on Mar 29, 2018, 18:28:
ItBurn wrote on Mar 29, 2018, 15:05:
Mr. Tact wrote on Mar 29, 2018, 14:51:
ItBurn wrote on Mar 29, 2018, 14:22:
I hear that the last update changed the controls and made the game worse though.
When did you hear that? I started in January and it seemed fine to me.
https://youtu.be/WdS7Os7u4dY?t=5m47s
So, the flight changes happened just before I started playing the game. That explains why I didn't notice them getting worse. I have to say though, I enjoyed that review/rant on NMS even though I have spent 300 hours in the game. Also, I noticed that guy has only 31 videos posted but has 285k subs. How does that happen?

Called deleting videos
 
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News Comments > Sea of Thieves Selling Like Bandits
19. Re: Sea of Thieves Selling Like Bandits Mar 29, 2018, 09:20 eRe4s3r
 
ForgedReality wrote on Mar 29, 2018, 09:03:
eRe4s3r wrote on Mar 29, 2018, 05:51:
Didn't this game have 5 years dev time? You can make Witcher 3 in that time twice over.

Ps.: Well, you could, unless you are Microsoft. Which is apparently still unable to do anything.

3.5*2=5? Math is hard...

Hyperbole, add it to your dictionary You will need it.
 
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News Comments > Evening Interviews
4. Re: Evening Interviews Mar 29, 2018, 05:55 eRe4s3r
 
jdreyer wrote on Mar 29, 2018, 04:13:
Cutter wrote on Mar 28, 2018, 21:02:
Clearly she doesn't even understand why the rank and file want to unionize to begin with. So what good is she?

She raised some points about the challenges of unionizing locally in a global industry where there are no tariffs and no shipping costs. Companies just close the studio and spin it up in a country with out unions.

And how you propose this changes without having a union pushing for local change? In the end if you do nothing you cement status quo
 
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News Comments > Sea of Thieves Selling Like Bandits
13. Re: Sea of Thieves Selling Like Bandits Mar 29, 2018, 05:51 eRe4s3r
 
StingingVelvet wrote on Mar 29, 2018, 05:18:
Numinar wrote on Mar 29, 2018, 04:41:
Every delay costs money. Devs need to eat and pay rent, even if their pride in the project drives them to do untold hours of unpaid overtime. It's all well and good hating on publishers and there are plenty of reasons to, but when devs go back for their second or third extra money/time request I'm sure the people who guarantee the bank-loan or will have to show some kind of revenue in their performance review probably have good reason to get cynical and demand the developers stick to a date they promised which is still often months/years after the original target.

And while people like to see the EAs and Ubisofts of the world as evil mustache twirlers they have budgets and shareholders to please, "bosses" in a sense just like the rest of us. As wonderful it would be to have infinite development time for every decent game idea it's just not practical.

Didn't this game have 5 years dev time? You can make Witcher 3 in that time twice over.

Ps.: Well, you could, unless you are Microsoft. Which is apparently still unable to do anything.
 
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News Comments > Evening Interviews
2. Re: Evening Interviews Mar 29, 2018, 02:15 eRe4s3r
 
Cutter wrote on Mar 28, 2018, 21:02:
Clearly she doesn't even understand why the rank and file want to unionize to begin with. So what good is she?

She seems to perfectly understand what the fat cats at the top want. Or did you think she got the job because she had such amazing karma?
 
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News Comments > Sea of Thieves Selling Like Bandits
5. Re: Sea of Thieves Selling Like Bandits Mar 28, 2018, 23:22 eRe4s3r
 
After watching Angry Joe about this... I am even more glad I would never touch MS Windows Store  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
6. Re: Morning Tech Bits Mar 28, 2018, 13:19 eRe4s3r
 
headkase wrote on Mar 28, 2018, 13:02:
Beamer wrote on Mar 28, 2018, 12:10:
headkase wrote on Mar 28, 2018, 11:47:
I was planning on getting the monthly subscription to Office 365 but am now just going to stay with LibreOffice. Until exactly what is what is understood I can't risk having my Microsoft Account closed - it is my only link to my Windows 10 activation and I'm not taking any chances with that.

I mean, common sense. If Microsoft bans accounts for saying "shit," no one will use the service and Microsoft dies. So it won't happen. What they're trying to prevent is someone putting something truly horrific in Office365 and sharing the link to people without them being able to shut it down. Like if that Nazi group, Afflewartzen or whatever, were to start putting things on Office365, Microsoft will want to kill it.

This gives them the power to.
May they exploit it and take down anyone saying "damn" in an email? Yeah, sure, but if you actually fear that will happen I'm more concerned about you than this TOS.

Here's my situation: I bought Windows 8 Pro, had my product key, took the free upgrade to Windows 10, stupidly thought I'd never need the product key again and threw it away after getting the 10 digital license associated with my Microsoft account. My Microsoft account is in good standing, my digital entitlement is fine, I can reinstall and have done so with no problems with that entitlement. There is no way Microsoft will give me my original product key back, I've tried to ask them, and if my Microsoft account is closed I lose my Windows 10 digital entitlement. Windows drives my 500+ games I've purchased over the last decade or so. So I'd have to buy a new license of Windows or switch to Linux and lose access to 70+% of my game library. Neither alternative is appealing. And I really was sitting on the fence about going for a Office monthly subscription. I didn't really need it but the 1TB OneDrive allotment that would come with it was enticing. Now, I'd have to worry that everything was perfectly legit there too so I'm not going to risk my investments.

Edit: With "perfectly legit" on OneDrive meaning "emulation where even if you wanted to you can't buy the old ROMs for dead systems" gray area.

If you want to get your currently used W10 key go here
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/product_cd_key_viewer.html

This key can be used to auth a full install (as in, a full new install of the same W10 version you got right now) your W8 key is irrelevant As long as you can access W10 you can find out your (legit) key.

Edit: Wow, I just read up on this again and I am slightly wrong, apparently if you upgraded to W10 from W8 via the free offer you only got a hardware bound key, not a full license key. If your hardware changes this key would no longer work. WTF?

I guess if MS banned your account you'd have to become a filthy pirate to circumvent that.... I honestly did not know this limitation, but I suspected it.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
25. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 26, 2018, 22:56 eRe4s3r
 
jdreyer wrote on Mar 26, 2018, 13:02:
Dev wrote on Mar 26, 2018, 03:21:
jdreyer wrote on Mar 25, 2018, 23:16:
Question for folks. I have a wifi router, and control my daughter's laptop connectivity by setting the MAC address to a specific schedule, no wifi after 10PM, for example. However, the wifi was weak in part of the house so I set up a repeater.

Suddenly I noticed her laptop not adhering to the schedule, and discovered that the repeater reports an entirely different MAC address for the laptop. Why is that?
Check the MAC of the repeater, I'm thinking that might be it, like the repeater is reporting itself or something.

Also keep in mind that the MAC of a wired connection is different than a wireless. So if she is directly plugging in a wired connection, new MAC.
All all these MACs to the schedule

I did some reading last night, and the repeater assigns a different MAC address to the machines connecting through it, always starting with 02:0f:b5. Hopefully it's not dynamic, or I'll have trouble managing it...

If you see that behavior in a network then you are looking at a router with MAC translation. (in this case, your repeater is acting as a router)

essentially, you can't have more than 1 mac address connecting to an AP (that would be your router) via wifi, to fix this companies hacked something called MAC translation together. Google it if you want to go insane and hate WIFI.
 
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News Comments > Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition Launch Plans
7. Re: Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition Launch Plans Mar 26, 2018, 09:11 eRe4s3r
 
El Pit wrote on Mar 26, 2018, 07:27:
Dev wrote on Mar 26, 2018, 03:03:
Anyone taking bets on how many of those 6 DLC are going to be an extra cost?

https://www.beamdog.com/nwn_faq#03

What does this new Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition include?

Content

The original Neverwinter Nights campaign
Two expansion packs: Shadows of Undrentide and Hordes of the Underdark
Three premium modules: Kingmaker, ShadowGuard, and Witch’s Wake

That's 3 out of 9 ;/

# Wyvern Crown of Cormyr
# Infinite Dungeons
# Pirates of the Sword Coast
# Darkness over Daggerford
# Tyrants of the Moonsea
# The HeX Coda

But still I guess those would have been impossible due to licensing?
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
18. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 26, 2018, 08:56 eRe4s3r
 
Frans wrote on Mar 26, 2018, 07:51:
mag wrote on Mar 25, 2018, 19:13:
I am still getting expired SSL cert warnings when I go to https://bluesnews.com. I have to go to www.bluesnews.com to avoid the warning.
Oh, that's interesting. There's a rewrite rule that always directs users to the canonical hostname www.bluesnews.com, but this indicates the browser first checks the cert before following the redirect. A little unexpected, but logical now that I think about it.

I've added bluesnews.com to the cert.

Thank you! And just to make it known, THANK YOU for keeping this site running on the technical end. You are imo the most awesome person on the planet! Wouldn't know what to do without bluesnews.com every morning!
 
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