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Signed On Mar 31, 2009, 18:40
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News Comments > On Sale
9. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Dec 18, 2016, 18:34 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Task wrote on Dec 18, 2016, 17:34:
So, how bout that Tomb Raider?

Rise of the Tomb Raider is actually pretty good, not full price good, but 20-30$ good easily.

Although I would like to say, I liked Laura Croft's face a LOT more in the first 'new' Tomb Raider game(2013?) It feels like they either had a different art team sometimes, or at least a different direction. Yes, she is somewhat younger, but her face bones wouldn't be that different.
 
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News Comments > etc.
4. Re: Polish Government grants... Dec 18, 2016, 14:16 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Wow, very interesting, Poland. CD Projekt RED will no doubt make something awesome eventually, and I find it really nice that the government supports their homegrown tech companies, even for video games.

 
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News Comments > ASTRONEER Early Access
17. Re: ASTRONEER Early Access Dec 18, 2016, 11:21 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
All of these space exploration/building games look awesome to me...I looked at some videos of Empyrion, that looks great too. I'm down to try ALL of these, I just need to win the lottery or something to have the time to really get into these open ended building games.

I like the the clip of cartoony astronauts vacuuming up the terrain and reforming it, reminds me of a less depressing 3d version of Cortex Command. I could easily see myself getting lost in any of these games for days at a time, building absolutely meaningless, vast structures in my own corner of the game universe.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Gameplay Trailer
18. Re: Star Citizen Gameplay Trailer Dec 17, 2016, 17:08 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
RedEye9 wrote on Dec 17, 2016, 15:56:
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Dec 17, 2016, 15:28:
Well, they are certainly getting good at putting interesting trailers together.

I just want to get a chance to play the full single player game before the Trump-led Oligarchy kills us all.

My total contributions to Star Citizen: still $0.
So you have donated the correct amount of money and you have normal expectations. Are you sure you posted in the right thread?

I know you're joking, but dammit if they haven't gotten me interested, in spite of my very strong ridicule and skepticism earlier on in this Star Citizen experience.

I almost hate to say it, but I'd rather they actually finish the game at this point, than have them collapse in a massive failure/shame pile.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Tech Bits
4. Re: Saturday Tech Bits Dec 17, 2016, 15:32 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
I played through DOOM with no issues with Denuvo, didn't even notice the copy protection affecting anything, to be honest.

As much as I hate the idea of copy protection, if a studio WANTS to use it to protect their sales, I can't really fault them that much. Denuvo seems pretty honest and realistic about their copy protection too.

Not much to see here.

 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Gameplay Trailer
14. Re: Star Citizen Gameplay Trailer Dec 17, 2016, 15:28 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Well, they are certainly getting good at putting interesting trailers together.

I just want to get a chance to play the full single player game before the Trump-led Oligarchy kills us all.

My total contributions to Star Citizen: still $0.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
3. Re: Morning Mobilization Dec 17, 2016, 00:11 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Scottish Martial Arts wrote on Dec 16, 2016, 18:12:
Well despite the strafing, the Brits got nearly their entire expeditionary force and a portion of the French 1st Army out of there, principally because every seaworthy boat in the UK showed up to get them ("England's fathers sailing out to rescue England's sons."), not to mention the feats of the RAF's Fighter Command. If you were to pick a single most dramatic and heroic moment in the history of WWII, you would be hard pressed to pick something better than Dunkirk and Operation Dynamo. After all, had the Brits failed in the evacuation from Dunkirk, it's very likely they, like the French, would have been forced to surrender in short order.

Spoilers!

I'm reasonably familiar with the evacuation the movie is about and to be fair, I am interested in seeing this film. But I can't imagine it being uplifting until possibly the very end, a bit of a 'The Road' style picture, emotionally.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
1. Re: Dunkirk Trailer Dec 16, 2016, 17:55 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
That... looks like it'll be one of the most depressing war movies since probably Casualties of War.

Soldiers packed together, getting strafed for 2 hours... sheesh.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
3. Re: On Sale Dec 16, 2016, 17:53 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Acleacius wrote on Dec 16, 2016, 17:43:
Playing backlog and just thought I would mention it. Did anyone else find Survivalist really good Zombie RPG for under $5 US (sale price seems to be $2.49 US) I'm pleasantly surprised after an hour or two and I haven't even tried CooP yet. FYI, fast action, Top Down, with up to 3 other NPCs or players (CooP) I'm guessing. There base building and management, also an actual story. There's also actual Cause and Effect, Factions and Quests.



That actually looks pretty interesting...also that upper right window in game, with closeups, I swear the first Terminator PC game had that, back in the day, with its terrible blocky graphics. I'm not sure useful that window is, with the speed of the game, but it's not the worst feature I've ever seen.

That game looks like they should have sold it for more than 5 bucks, there's a lot of stuff going on. To the Steam Sale list it goes.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Season 8 Ends Soon
1. Re: Diablo III Season 8 Ends Soon Dec 16, 2016, 17:44 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
*crickets.*
 
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News Comments > Dead by Daylight Free Weekend
1. Re: Dead by Daylight Free Weekend Dec 16, 2016, 14:54 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
On the one hand, the premise of this game seems interesting. On the other hand, sounds like this is the ultimate griefing bullshit game, anybody with some actual experience playing it?

Why don't I just download it, you ask? Well, like most people under an ISP monopoly, I currently have a data cap.
 
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News Comments > Space Engineers Beta Begins
6. Re: Space Engineers Beta Begins Dec 16, 2016, 02:36 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Holy FUCK, rofl! This game finally entered beta!? Wow, Early Access titles...

I've installed and played this a couple of times; clearly I have not been keeping up to date on this game, I thought it went into beta like 2 years ago.

Actually, I have more than a few of these perpetual development games in my Steam account:

Space Engineers(ran it enough to see if it was playable, it is)

From the Depths(barely scratched the surface)

Call to Arms(Men of War Dev...but then they made the game F2P...)

Besiege(Already awesome, take your time)

Interstellar Marines(pretty sure the devs gave up)

Road Redemption(Already awesome, so I don't mind too much)

Note to self, stop buying into Perpetual Early Access games.

*EDIT* Corrections.

This comment was edited on Dec 16, 2016, 02:45.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
18. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 15, 2016, 22:16 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
sauron wrote on Dec 15, 2016, 14:43:

The "What Undead Creature Are You" Test

Hint: I'm a Lich.

Wtf, I scored as a Lich also, clearly I should be more of an ambushing vampire/ghast(classical) type. Biased test!
 
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News Comments > Graywalkers: Purgatory Next Year
13. Re: Graywalkers: Purgatory Next Year Dec 15, 2016, 22:12 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
I downloaded and played through the 64bit windows combat demo, from your link, Entropy.

It's looking really good for pre-alpha! I thought the music was enjoyable, the character models are clean and distinguishable, although some of the soldiers seem to be carrying weapons that don't yet exist in their inventory of course. Combat system seems good so far, although personally I'd like the option for parties larger than 6, I know that sort of large party management sometimes bugs some people, so if you keep it at 6, I'll get by.

Classes seem interesting so far, although I'm not sure what exactly the Agent brings to the table in that Demo. Also the melee Rogue and even the tank seemed pretty fragile. Still, that's just a balancing/numbers game later on, the core concept seems really good.

I'll get in on your crowdfunding thing for at least the price of one copy, tonight or tomorrow.

Good luck!
 
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance
1. Re: Yahoo Hack... Dec 15, 2016, 03:23 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Sheesh, 1 Billion users? There are that many people with Yahoo accounts?

More like many dummy accounts, but still, are there any accounts that weren't hacked?

Time to get all the old people I know still using Yahoo off that platform, damn.
 
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News Comments > Graywalkers: Purgatory Next Year
11. Re: Graywalkers: Purgatory Next Year Dec 15, 2016, 03:15 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Entropy, check your quotes, you misattributed me twice, instead of grudgebearer and Cutter, respectively.

I watched the video on your Kickstarter page, looks promising. Not sure if that's a mockup video or the actual Alpha, but I like the direction you're going even if it is just a mockup.

Also, didn't realize any Bluesnewsians were involved, hope your game turns out awsome, good luck!
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
18. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 14, 2016, 17:05 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
mellis wrote on Dec 14, 2016, 16:10:

Ironically, the very best representation of Star Wars since Episodes 4,5 and 6 comes from EA in the form of their Knights of the Old Republic MMORPG CGI trailers.

Seriously... the KotR trailers are so awesome, (I want to say it's Blur studios who actually does those, not Bioware) I would love some full length movies by those guys.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
17. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 14, 2016, 17:02 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
DangerDog wrote on Dec 14, 2016, 16:27:
Other than OMG STAR WARS!!!

I don't really see the point of this movie, with all the Star Wars novels they could have picked from they decided to make one about stealing the death star plans?

Not enough 'member berries' in the world to bring back the "feels" of '79 Star Wars.

What about the '77 Star Wars?

As far as the movie plot, yes, there were a ton of Extended Universe or whatever it's called now novels that could have been used, same goes for Force Awakens. By far the weakest aspect was its recycled plot, which still pisses me off, considering how good the acting was for the most part, and the effects/music/etc.

Still, I am required by law to see Rogue One, so I'll try to stay objective going in.
 
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News Comments > Graywalkers: Purgatory Next Year
7. Re: Graywalkers: Purgatory Next Year Dec 14, 2016, 12:11 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Re-read the last line of my previous post, Cutter. I mentioned Tactical games on purpose.

More on topic: Looking for some at least alpha footage of this game.
 
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News Comments > Sniper Elite 4 Hitler Preorder Bonus
7. Re: Sniper Elite 4 Hitler Preorder Bonus Dec 14, 2016, 01:42 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Don't forget the Sniper Elite spinoff, the Zombie Army Trilogy, where you kill...zombie hitler! Seriously, I played through it, and it wasn't bad.
 
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