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Signed On Oct 16, 2009, 20:41
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News Comments > John Romero's New DOOM Level
13. Re: John Romero's New DOOM Level Jan 16, 2016, 11:37 ForgedReality
 
!!ahahahahahuM !oremoR nhoJ ,em llik tsum uoy ,emag eht niw oT  
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News Comments > John Romero's New DOOM Level
12. Re: Doomsday! Jan 16, 2016, 11:35 ForgedReality
 
Jesusio wrote on Jan 15, 2016, 20:06:
Youtube video of it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfF5r9LlFsc
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
3. Re: Morning Safety Dance Jan 14, 2016, 14:32 ForgedReality
 
You and apparently every single commentor on that story is missing the issue entirely.

It really has NOTHING to do with Chrome, or nVidia. It's all Apple's fault, as usual. Anything that displays anything on the screen is implicated on a Mac since it never clears the VRAM.

I wish idiots would stop just reading the headline and then jumping to conclusions, especially in this age of clickbait articles. Retardedly worded headline.
 
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News Comments > HTC Vive Preorders Next Month
11. Re: HTC Vive Pricing just announced. Jan 12, 2016, 00:02 ForgedReality
 
Fantaz wrote on Jan 11, 2016, 23:00:
RedEye9 wrote on Jan 11, 2016, 19:00:
For only $599.95, shipping included.
http://www.htc.com/us/viveprepricing
link is for placeholder purposes only.

is that a troll link? shows 404 when I click it. i hope it's less than $599 US... that's around $1000 Canadian after taxes

hoping it at least costs less than the ridiculously overpriced Oculus

What makes you think it's overpriced? It seems about right to me. Is it too much? Yes. I'd never buy it, but not just for how much it costs--it just doesn't interest me in the slightest. Is it overpriced? Not considering the tech that's in it.

This is a niche market that neither of us are about to dive into, but some people with way too much money to waste will. Over time, VR will get better and cheaper, but it's relatively new technology--or at least a novel use for it--so it's going to be costly at first. And like I said, I think it's fairly priced considering what you're actually getting.

I don't know if I'd enjoy it, but it's not like they're trying to rip you off. They want to be competitive as much as any company. You just think it's overpriced because they over-promised (or at least set the expectations) on unrealistically low prices leading up to release. In reality, they weren't able to make that price happen. Deal with it how ever you want, but to call it "overpriced" reeks of this generation's overblown sense of entitlement.
 
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News Comments > Free Retail Unit for Oculus Rift Backers
9. Re: Free Retail Unit for Oculus Rift Backers Jan 6, 2016, 01:45 ForgedReality
 
The Vive is gonna kill this garbage.  
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News Comments > Bombshell Trailer
3. Re: Bombshell Trailer Jan 5, 2016, 15:26 ForgedReality
 
That was about the cheesiest garbage I've ever seen. Looks low budget and terrible, and guaranteed it's nothing like the game whatsoever. GG, 3D Realms. Please go away permanently.  
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
5. Re: Morning Interviews Dec 31, 2015, 20:00 ForgedReality
 
RedEye9 wrote on Dec 31, 2015, 19:15:
Nobody mentioned being chained to their desks at RSI, if Chris Roberts is SO terrible to work for everyone is free to leave.
#myboss_sucks #firstworldproblems

You realize hashtags don't work here, right?
 
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News Comments > Steam Issues Fixed
42. Re: Steam Issues Fixed Dec 27, 2015, 14:14 ForgedReality
 
BIGtrouble77 wrote on Dec 26, 2015, 15:59:
This issue seems to have stemmed from a DDOS attack optimization that wasn't fully tested- these are edge cases that are very hard to test at scale. In the web world, stuff like this happens a lot, it's our worst nightmare when cached data for different users gets mixed up. It looks terrible, but almost always benign.

The vitriol here is predictable, and it's always the same ignorant people. It doesn't give valve a free pass, but some of the assertions here are just ridiculous.

Makes sense. Recently, I discovered that two PC's on the same home network trying to play the same game on the same server (at least in Team Fortress 2's case) will fail trying to connect after several retries. It did not used to do that until very recently. I read somewhere about adding a launch parameter to the game to change its ports on one of the machines solved the issue, and it does. I'm thinking it may be a related symptom.
 
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News Comments > Triad Wars Beta Closing
9. Re: Triad Wars Beta Closing Dec 24, 2015, 12:07 ForgedReality
 
I beta tested this for a while, but it was fucking terrible. I managed to bug through into some places I don't think you're allowed to get to, like across the water and stuff. Seemed very buggy and EXTREMELY repetitive. I don't think they can really fix the core gameplay aspects that annoyed me.  
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News Comments > Division Leaked Alpha Footage
8. Re: Division Leaked Alpha Footage Dec 21, 2015, 14:02 ForgedReality
 
Darks wrote on Dec 21, 2015, 13:25:
harlock wrote on Dec 21, 2015, 11:16:
like gears of war level cover shooter

BLEH

OK, someone really needs to explain to me why Cover is being regarded as bad? This to me is just stupid to comment as such. This is what happens in real life this is not some Rambo game where you stand out in the open blasting away like a madman. There is nothing wrong with cover.

I think a lot of the problem has to do with lazy AI, where the enemies will hide in cover, and pop out at predictable intervals squeezing off exactly three shots, before going back in cover, and never darting between hiding spots, or generally trying to out-flank the player.

Additionally, cover shooters turn into a dumbed-down excuse for lazy damage implementation. You take a couple hits, there's a red glow around the edges of the screen, so you hide in cover for several seconds while you miraculously regain health so that you can return to the fight.

Cover is used as a crutch for shitty gunplay. You take damage, and have to hide for a bit. It would be better if you could apply bandages or something in cover instead of being forced to feel like you cheated your way past a point in the game. It should be tactical rather than necessary.

It seems every game these days falls back on that same tired formula. It's lazy and unimaginative. But I guess if you're a publisher and you want to push a deadline, you can't afford to have devs using creativity.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
9. Re: Steam Top 10 Dec 20, 2015, 18:20 ForgedReality
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Dec 20, 2015, 18:07:
Dacron wrote on Dec 20, 2015, 17:13:
The Half Elf wrote on Dec 20, 2015, 15:31:
GTA Online for the PC is fucking dead. Good luck trying to get any heists or missions going to get money for the new content they added.

So focused on adding content they let the griefers/hackers kill their online component. Haven't played in months.

Same here, not to mention it was a totally broken mess (on PC) the last time I did actually try it. Was stuck in a garage and could never exit it. Patched: Never

Never seemed a broken mess to me. No issues other than the fucking blatant hackers everywhere. Thinking I might need to find a hack somewhere just to survive and earn some goddamned money. I still haven't been able to start the lowrider shit.
 
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News Comments > New AMD Crimson Drivers
7. Re: New AMD Crimson Drivers Dec 18, 2015, 01:06 ForgedReality
 
Rigs wrote on Dec 17, 2015, 19:59:
While being the biggest AMD whiner here, I'm loathe to hit that 'Update' button...at least until some other guinea pig tries them first. I have my system set just right and a bad driver update is gonna fuck with my OCD...


=-Rigs-=

Well, if you'd just switch to the Green Team, you'd never have to worry about that as a potential problem.

Kids never learn...
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
4. Re: Evening Tech Bits Dec 17, 2015, 19:51 ForgedReality
 
"Sometimes the Acura seemed to lock on to the car in front of it, or take cues around a curve from a neighboring car. Hotz hadnít programmed any of these behaviors into the vehicle. He canít really explain all the reasons it does what it does. Itís started making decisions on its own."

Ca-rreeeeeepy!
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Nears $100M
14. Re: Star Citizen Nears $100M Dec 12, 2015, 15:52 ForgedReality
 
thecakeisalie wrote on Dec 12, 2015, 15:47:
DangerDog wrote on Dec 12, 2015, 15:16:
We should all thank Derek Smart for providing the motivational force behind getting Cloud Imperium Games to get off their lazy asses and release this update to the CryEngine tech demo known as Star Citizen.

I'm sure that the backlash created by the dirt that was leaking from CIG and which was highlighted by Derek Smart had some part to play in them rushing this out. 5 years. 100m in funding and we still only have a pre-alpha, buggy mess and still not even a beta of Squadron 42.

Notice how after all that shit and the childish blustering and legal threats from Roberts, he finally wisened up and shut his fucking mouth, and now suddenly there's all these updates and progress reports and shit? They're still bleeding out, of course, but it's at least entertaining to watch...
 
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News Comments > Grand Theft Auto Online Update Next Week
1. Re: Grand Theft Auto Online Update Next Week Dec 11, 2015, 00:36 ForgedReality
 
Instead of doing this totally un-fun bullshit, why don't you focus on eliminating all the fucking bitch ass hackers in this fucking ruined game? It's never even a fun experience going online anymore.  
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News Comments > EA's Competitive Gaming Division
6. Re: EA's Competitive Gaming Division Dec 11, 2015, 00:34 ForgedReality
 
Nothing having to do with EA matters.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
20. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 10, 2015, 20:37 ForgedReality
 
nin wrote on Dec 10, 2015, 15:54:
KontrolStyle wrote on Dec 10, 2015, 15:38:
Just think of the kids, if they tried this game compared to their console games.. what would they say? The game that help start it all.. DOOM!

iddqd / idkfa !


idspispopd was where it was at... but then they pussied out and just changed it to idclip.
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
1. Re: etc., etc. Dec 10, 2015, 00:24 ForgedReality
 
Well, I've been playing "three-dimensional" videogames basically my entire life, and my memory still sucks, so....  
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News Comments > AMD Crimson Drivers Issue
5. Re: AMD Crimson Drivers Issue Nov 30, 2015, 12:35 ForgedReality
 
God damn, AMD is trash. Their drivers have always been shit, but it seems like they're getting progressively worse these days. There's a reason they're cheaper, folks. Not worth the headaches or the risk if you ask me.  
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News Comments > Steam Fall Sale
22. Re: Steam Fall Sale Nov 26, 2015, 06:04 ForgedReality
 
I just picked up Wolfenstein: The New Order and The Old Blood for 20 bucks. No brainer.  
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