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Signed On Jul 25, 2009, 17:36
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News Comments > BRINK Goes Free-to-Play
6. Re: BRINK Goes Free-to-Play Aug 22, 2017, 21:10 Rhett
 
Tried it, and it's not THAT bad. It's a little bit console-y, but it runs great. I think the game landed far before its time. The "parkour" is pretty messy on PC, honestly, though.

As far as I can tell, it's 100% unlocked and free to play. There are no gimmicks, no microtransactions, nothing behind a pay wall besides some minor DLC that did not become free. It's just free. I'm starting to think it's an experiment by the dev/publisher to see if this kind of game would make any kind of resurgence in today's market given how close it gets to FPSMOBA territory.
 
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News Comments > BRINK Goes Free-to-Play
2. Re: BRINK Goes Free-to-Play Aug 22, 2017, 18:27 Rhett
 
Totally random? No patch or anything I guess?

I really liked it when it came out, myself, but I never tried it on PC.
 
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News Comments > Jurassic World Evolution Announced
2. Re: Jurassic World Evolution Announced Aug 21, 2017, 15:02 Rhett
 
I'd just be thankful it's in the hands of a capable developer for this genre... It could be really awesome!  
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News Comments > Mass Effect: Andromeda Single-player Support Ends
9. Re: Mass Effect: Andromeda Single-player Support Ends Aug 20, 2017, 14:58 Rhett
 
Kinda feels like the AAA version of a kickstarter/early access being abandoned after they got their money... Heh. I personally enjoyed the game, but definitely no avoiding it was not up to Mass Effect/Bioware quality.  
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News Comments > Sunday Consolidation
2. Re: Sunday Consolidation Aug 20, 2017, 14:23 Rhett
 
I dunno about PC/console filth mingling, but this seems purely PS4/XBone related.

I think PC/console would "require" ARK be sold on Microsoft's store to be compliant or whatever. gag
 
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
4. Re: Morning Interviews Aug 17, 2017, 15:30 Rhett
 
No co-op, uses Saints Row world without being... Saints Row. All the gameplay looks so samey and arcadey (like $20 Xbox Live Arcade game-samey), but I guess there's leveling and collectibles or so.

Lacking any multiplayer at all is a pretty bold move, honestly, since it's not looking like a very story-heavy game. Just a reason to shoot shit/blow it up I guess? It looks a lot like Crackdown + Saints Row. Something like this thrives on MP.

I mean, I'm sure some people enjoy it, but sales are probably gonna be hurting. Or maybe it's just way overshadowed by all the big hitters coming later this month, onward? (XCOM 2 expansion, Destiny 2 beta/PC release, Divinity Original Sin 2, Shadow of War..)
 
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News Comments > Prey Trial Version Released
2. Re: Prey Trial Version Released Aug 16, 2017, 17:43 Rhett
 
Well, it essentially adds an hour to the 2 hour steam refund policy, so I'd say you could still get a fair evaluation of the game in that time.  
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News Comments > Total War: WARHAMMER II Race Revealed
1. Re: Total War: WARHAMMER II Race Revealed Aug 16, 2017, 17:29 Rhett
 
Cool. Didn't expect another race.  
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News Comments > Fragmented Released
4. Re: Fragmented Released Aug 15, 2017, 21:00 Rhett
 
Or will it be considered milked and they move on?  
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News Comments > Agents of Mayhem Launch Trailer
5. Re: Agents of Mayhem Launch Trailer Aug 15, 2017, 03:44 Rhett
 
I watched a bunch of gameplay, it seems a lot like Crackdown + Saint's Row, with a focus on weird third-person arcadey combat and collecting stuff. I'm surprised there isn't multiplayer, too. YMMV I guess?  
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News Comments > The Division Patch Tomorrow; DLC Sample This Weekend
2. Re: The Division Patch Tomorrow; DLC Sample This Weekend Aug 14, 2017, 19:43 Rhett
 
I guess there is, or Ubisoft is just damn determined to figure out a working formula to make the game work. @_@

I'm reinstalling at least, to check it out again... Survival was pretty fun.
 
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News Comments > Agents of Mayhem Launch Trailer
2. Re: Agents of Mayhem Launch Trailer Aug 14, 2017, 19:28 Rhett
 
Yeah.. I have trouble understanding the point of it, and why it's $60. The gameplay shows nothing special, and it's not even multiplayer apparently. The steam page is also not very helpful...

Looks like a mindless third person shooter with Saints Row-esque jokes/innuendo? I guess there's some bit of customization but these trailers don't really help. :X
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
4. Re: Morning Tech Bits Aug 14, 2017, 16:58 Rhett
 
Definitely a lot of downsides to it, won't disagree there. It treats the consumer like a complete idiot, and you have to do a lot of tweaking. For example, even if your computer is asleep or idle, it will reboot it during "unused hours" (and pull it out of sleep - but also WILL NOT put it back to sleep!) to reboot and install updates, if you aren't there to stop it. My #1 most hated feature.

But you can disable all that shit at least. I miss W7... but I beyond the sleep/wake issue I haven't completely wanted to uninstall it... yet...
 
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News Comments > Computers Are Good at Computer Games: AI Wins Dota 2 1-on-1
7. Re: Computers Are Good at Computer Games: AI Wins Dota 2 1-on-1 Aug 12, 2017, 15:09 Rhett
 
I'm pretty sure if it had any of those benefits it wouldn't have been touted so highly. Dumber AI needs those things so they can cheap out on the AI's scripting and tweak numbers to make it seem decent.

This AI probably last-hits, pokes, harasses, aims perfectly/near perfectly with abilities... all of those would be a nightmare at once. I imagine the non-AI player could barely even get a hit in.
 
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Patched
5. Re: No Man's Sky Patched Aug 11, 2017, 20:35 Rhett
 
It certainly looks a lot better/deeper... I just wish there was legit co-op already.  
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Patch This Week
13. Re: No Man's Sky Patch This Week Aug 11, 2017, 18:07 Rhett
 
Just a heads up for anyone curious, "co-op" is limited to seeing another person as an orb, and you can interact with them to make a "monument", and that's the extent of it. Also VOIP chat is in. Was considering buying it but the co-op is very, very basic.  
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News Comments > For Honor Free Weekend
2. Re: For Honor Free Weekend Aug 11, 2017, 14:42 Rhett
 
Yeah it gets really bad when customizing your "heroes"...

And that damn meta map too.
 
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News Comments > Lawbreakers Launches to Great Reviews, Poor Sales
36. Re: Lawbreakers Launches to Great Reviews, Poor Sales Aug 10, 2017, 15:19 Rhett
 
Arena shooters aren't doing great in today's market, and FPS MOBAS are so goddamn plentiful that I don't know what they were expecting...  
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News Comments > Paragon's Game-Changing New Dawn Update
4. Re: Paragon's Game-Changing New Dawn Update Aug 9, 2017, 20:50 Rhett
 
Yeah, what really bothered me is how normalized everything felt. Everyone attacking at the same rates, no real control or combos or anything. Just hold button to swing/shoot. Abilities don't really feel impactful either.

Very, very good looking game if nothing else. I just don't know how they'll keep it afloat in the future.
 
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News Comments > For Honor For Free For the Weekend
1. Re: For Honor For Free For the Weekend Aug 7, 2017, 20:23 Rhett
 
Worth a try if anyone's on the fence. Campaign's meh (but co-op), and there's bots/AI to fight. Personally felt better on a controller, but if you learn the M/KB controls you can do just as well if not better, no problem. There's just not much else like it besides Chivalry.

Definitely get it cheap though.
 
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