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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 9861 (Guru)
User ID 54727
 
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
3. Re: Evening Mobilization May 25, 2016, 19:26 eRe4s3r
 
MajorD wrote on May 25, 2016, 18:48:
Cutter wrote on May 25, 2016, 18:41:
1350 of these cuts are in Finland as Microsoft kills what remains of its disastrous $7.2bn purchase of Nokia.

MS just never ceases to amaze me. Simply boggles the mind.

The company is so disjointed, it is sad.


What company, you mean 20 companies all sitting in the same place, thinking they are the only true MS... no doubt one of the 20 has the one true billion $ ring to dominate the others.. for a few months.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
26. Re: Out of the Blue May 25, 2016, 19:22 eRe4s3r
 
sauron wrote on May 25, 2016, 17:55:
eRe4s3r wrote on May 25, 2016, 15:39:
Also I have to admit, when thinking of WoW, Alliance vs Orks is not what I would first think about as a decent setting.. that would be Undead vs Elves.... Undercity and all that, would be amazing, but maybe not PG13

Orcs are not exactly the best character actors. Plus, they tend to show up for work drunk.

It got so bad here that now I use a breathalyzer system. When they clock in they have to breath on a hobbit. If the hobbit has to go to rehab, they get put on kitchen detail.

Lmao
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
22. Re: Out of the Blue May 25, 2016, 15:39 eRe4s3r
 
Kxmode wrote on May 25, 2016, 12:50:
Cutter wrote on May 25, 2016, 12:08:
You give this massive property to a guy who's made two movies and knows nothing about the property? Yeah that was bound to work out well. Rolleyes

Duncan Jones is actually a fan of the Warcraft games and WOW, and a gamer.

Being a fan of WOW and being a good character writer are mutually exclusive apparently. Most reviews bash it for being as generic (the setting) and bland (the characters) as it gets... "Battlefield Earth without the swerve" basically. Love that play with words from 1 of the critics.

Doesn't mean it isn't a great 1 time popcorn movie though. Because if you like fantasy how can you not like even the most generic but visually impressive attempt at it? Also I have to admit, when thinking of WoW, Alliance vs Orks is not what I would first think about as a decent setting.. that would be Undead vs Elves.... Undercity and all that, would be amazing, but maybe not PG13
 
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News Comments > Bridge Constructor Trains Expansion
3. Re: Bridge Constructor Trains Expansion May 25, 2016, 13:55 eRe4s3r
 
bhcompy wrote on May 25, 2016, 12:12:
Is this the next iteration of Bridgebuilder/Pontifex?

No, it's a mobile port of some clone
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
7. Re: Morning Safety Dance May 25, 2016, 12:13 eRe4s3r
 
ZeroPike1 wrote on May 25, 2016, 11:43:
Yup, my Mother started her laptop and I get a phone call about what to do with "this Windows 10 thing". Told her to avoid it and X-it away. But still stupidly aggressive on MS's part.

The X now allows the install and does NOT reject it. You should have read the link. I assume this caught many by surprise, I blocked the GWX and spy updates by default in my network so no problems... yet

Hopefully MS will stop this nonsense, if I wanted to go to W10 I would not need a nag screen to do it.
 
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News Comments > Spellforce 3 Details
5. Re: Spellforce 3 Details May 25, 2016, 12:05 eRe4s3r
 
Thank the heavens Nordic games bought the IP  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
29. Re: aol lasik May 25, 2016, 12:01 eRe4s3r
 
Orogogus wrote on May 25, 2016, 04:54:
Sepharo wrote on May 25, 2016, 02:11:
eRe4s3r wrote on May 25, 2016, 01:54:
1% ?

http://www.lasikcomplications.com/nightvision.htm

March 2014
An alarming 19.1% of patients enrolled in an FDA clinical trial for LASIK using the latest technology reported worse or significantly worse "night driving difficulty" six months after surgery.

I have to believe a significant amount of that is introduced through bias. I was told repeatedly before my surgery that I might have worse vision when driving at night. It's not great, but as far as I can recall it wasn't great before the surgery either. Driving in the dark with contrasting blinding headlights oncoming is bad for anyone I'd imagine. So when the docs keep telling everyone that they're night driving is going to suffer they can't help but notice how bad it is and chalk it up to the surgery whether it was at fault or not. That's my theory at least.

What's your basis for assuming it's bias? Both my cousin and my brother had LASIK, and said that after the surgery they would see light halos around bright lights, like headlights, at night, something they didn't experience before. They both thought it was annoying, but worth it. There are ton of websites -- most of them the LASIK providers -- warning of this specific effect, and that link says 41% of people experience the same. I wouldn't think that something that would be easy to bias into existence.

Well night vision isn't at all subjective really when we talk about rim-glow, halo's and glare. All 3 should be considered legal blindness because light-sources causing these are not exactly a rarity at night.

The night vision problem with glare has become much worse in the recent years because these new LED headlights are incredibly bright and focused light sources. So the problems got worse maybe because technology progressed...

Anyhow, I have great night vision.... so to me a change in that would be very noticeable.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
1. Re: Morning Tech Bits May 25, 2016, 11:52 eRe4s3r
 
Non verified benchmarks

Not worth to even contemplate
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
26. Re: aol lasik May 25, 2016, 01:54 eRe4s3r
 
1% ?

http://www.lasikcomplications.com/nightvision.htm

March 2014
An alarming 19.1% of patients enrolled in an FDA clinical trial for LASIK using the latest technology reported worse or significantly worse "night driving difficulty" six months after surgery.

 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
4. Re: etc., etc. May 25, 2016, 01:36 eRe4s3r
 
jdreyer wrote on May 25, 2016, 01:26:
Paradox steps in to remove 'inappropriate' Stellaris mod from Steam…

This from a game that has slavery as a mechanic...

Paradox "modding" "guidelines" are well known for the insane absurdity contained within sadly...
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue May 24, 2016, 11:10 eRe4s3r
 
Blue wrote on May 24, 2016, 10:50:
eRe4s3r wrote on May 24, 2016, 10:42:
To be honest, even if Facebook were not a giant asshole company building some absurd walled garden, this one issue is why I will go for 2nd gen VR made by the competition, where they add some dioptric adaptive lenses to the deal, something binoculars have for 100 years now! Admittedly the lense issue is more complex in the goggles...

Surely there must be a way for these VR goggles to work without glasses/contact based eye correction...

Apparently the HTC Vive is much more accommodating of glasses, so if that's accurate then there's a way.

I am more hoping of a "no glasses needed" kind of deal One can dream I guess.. someone is probably already making aftermarket lenses for my dioptrin...
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
25. Re: Morning Tech Bits May 24, 2016, 11:04 eRe4s3r
 
If that is true then answer this simple question.

Why is Oculus not selling the Rift on Steam and running it's games THROUGH steam? Their goal is not to make money with games and with hardware sales they'd get 99% of the money. More importantly, they could compete directly in the market, instead of basically being (legally) left out when VR compatible games release on Steam.

What Facebook is doing here is more akin to dooming it's VR approach. Walled gardens this or that, the real issue is that Facebook does not enter a competition with the other VR makers on an open market. This open market will always drag exclusive software into the open (aka pirate) if it can be made to run with all hardware.

Basically, Facebook is learning the lesson Microsoft once learned when it entered PC gaming.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue May 24, 2016, 10:42 eRe4s3r
 
To be honest, even if Facebook were not a giant asshole company building some absurd walled garden, this one issue is why I will go for 2nd gen VR made by the competition, where they add some dioptric adaptive lenses to the deal, something binoculars have for 100 years now! Admittedly the lense issue is more complex in the goggles...

Surely there must be a way for these VR goggles to work without glasses/contact based eye correction...
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
17. Re: Morning Tech Bits May 23, 2016, 18:37 eRe4s3r
 
jdreyer wrote on May 23, 2016, 15:59:
DDR4 Memory at 4000 MHz, Does It Make a Difference?

Great article. Bottom line, don't skimp on fast memory if you're putting together a new high-end system, say for something like VR. Some of those benchmarks are mind boggling.

But it seems currently would be a really bad time to buy that... prices for both are very high.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
1. Re: Morning Metaverse May 23, 2016, 14:58 eRe4s3r
 
That tech story is hilarious, stapling cables, sparks flying from a CABLE cable. It has everything Whoever did that job should be fired and banned from any electrical work.  
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News Comments > Saturday Tech Bits
2. Re: Saturday Tech Bits May 22, 2016, 11:29 eRe4s3r
 
jdreyer wrote on May 21, 2016, 13:44:
Given that the mirrors hitting the tower is not a remote possibility you would think they would have insulated it.

Makes you wonder who designed that tower...
 
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News Comments > Battleborn Double XP Weekend
10. Re: Battleborn Double XP Weekend May 21, 2016, 22:40 eRe4s3r
 
Apparently this subliminal shit doesn't work on me.. ;/

107,124 owners of Battleborn, so the game isn't selling whatsoever though.

But I don't get where Battleborn is a MOBA.. seems more like a more dumbed down Borderlands to me, with very little content, aside from the 25 characters of course (which no doubt are very expensive to make, but many characters without much content is still "very little content""
 
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News Comments > Talos Principle 2 Revealed
11. Re: Talos Principle 2 Revealed May 21, 2016, 17:18 eRe4s3r
 
I liked 1 a lot.. so more is always better  
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News Comments > Elite Dangerous Expansion Next Week
3. Re: Elite Dangerous Expansion Next Week May 20, 2016, 20:29 eRe4s3r
 
BIGtrouble77 wrote on May 20, 2016, 20:03:
eRe4s3r wrote on May 20, 2016, 19:47:
Is this the DLC that adds a goal to the game? Or is it still mostly a sandbox...
It's never not going to be a sandbox. You apparently want the Star Citizen single player game.

Well yeah That wasn't meant negative, just wondering if they ever plan to add something akin to .. you know.. a proper story, branching, decisions and stuff.
 
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News Comments > Battleborn New Character & Double XP Plans
8. Re: Battleborn New Character & Double XP Plans May 20, 2016, 19:49 eRe4s3r
 
SpectralMeat wrote on May 20, 2016, 15:27:
eRe4s3r wrote on May 20, 2016, 06:54:
Either I missed it, or
Yeah you did.

Ah ;/
 
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