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Nickname Dirwulf
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Homepage http://www.morelovelesshate.com
Signed On Jan 13, 2010, 02:31
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News Comments > World of Tanks Patches
1. Re: World of Tanks Patches Aug 1, 2012, 11:39 Dirwulf
 
That's a pretty large update.

"Reworked Match-Making for the majority of vehicles. Now players won't normally see vehicles of more than two tiers difference to the tier of his/her own vehicle"

Finally! Hopefully it works correctly.

And your release note link goes the the European web site, Blue. Here is the US link
 
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News Comments > The Political Machine 2012 Released
7. Re: The Political Machine 2012 Released Aug 1, 2012, 03:12 Dirwulf
 
Flatline wrote on Aug 1, 2012, 02:22:
jdreyer wrote on Jul 31, 2012, 21:56:
You know, I love politics, and I love games, but the idea of a game based on politics is just so unappealing? Is it just me? Maybe I feel this way because games are fantasy and politics is reality?

Actually, there's a board game called 1960: The Making of a President that's *excellent*, a real brain-burner.

Also, the 1993 PC game Shadow President was quite good.
 
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News Comments > Steam Precludes Class Action Lawsuits
76. Re: Steam Precludes Class Action Lawsuits Aug 1, 2012, 02:47 Dirwulf
 
jdreyer wrote on Jul 31, 2012, 21:53:
While I don't disagree that class action lawsuits typically result in a "punishment" for the company that is largely meaningless, I don't like the idea that I won't have this right available as an option.

Look at the recent EA NFL loss: Sega launches NFL 2K5 for $20. EA drops their price from $50 down to $30 for Madden. EA inks an exclusive deal with the NFL so Sega can't make their game anymore. EA price goes back up to $50 and stays there. Class action lawsuit drags on for years. Finally a settlement: EA keeps their exclusive NFL license, and has to pay either $7 or $2 to anyone who can prove they bought the game over the last six years. Keep $20 per game and risk getting slapped on the wrist for $2? Sure, I'll take that deal EVERY TIME.

The judge still has to approve the settlement as it's not final yet. Hopefully he won't let EA get away with their monopoly on NFL games. The class action also states they have to give up NCAA exclusivity.
 
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News Comments > The Old Republic F2P This Fall
50. Re: The Old Republic F2P This Fall Jul 31, 2012, 20:37 Dirwulf
 

To all the "I called it's"...

Don't break your arm patting yourself on the back...

 
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News Comments > Steam Sale Day Seven
11. Re: Steam Sale Day Seven Jul 18, 2012, 18:29 Dirwulf
 
Rattlehead wrote on Jul 18, 2012, 17:28:
wtf is taking so long to get Arma II on sale?

It's 20% off right now...
 
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News Comments > Torchlight 2 Progress Report
4. Re: Torchlight 2 Progress Report Jul 17, 2012, 23:16 Dirwulf
 

They are trying to figure out how to add a real money auction house...


(snicker)
 
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News Comments > New AMD/ATI Drivers
4. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 29, 2012, 15:59 Dirwulf
 
eunichron wrote on Jun 29, 2012, 15:25:
Rigs wrote on Jun 29, 2012, 14:08:
So, let's get some opinions in here of the 'real world' improvements. I'm curious if anyone sees any kind of speed enhancements with older cards, like my HD5770

I'll be getting a huge real world improvement over my HD5870 soon when I buy a 670GTX. I was a huge Nvidia fanboy since my GeForce2, and the 5870 was the first time I deviated. Despite what an awesome card it is/was, I think I'll be going back to Nvidia.

An aside, whatever happened to hardware roundup reviews? You know, when reviewers would get 10+ pieces of the same hardware from different vendors and pit them against each other to find out which was the best bang for the buck, highest performing, most stable, what have you. They seem to be non-existent these days.

Tom's Hardware always has the latest graphic card info.

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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
3. Re: Evening Metaverse Jun 29, 2012, 03:24 Dirwulf
 

The Grateful Dead were pioneers selling their own tickets through Grateful Dead Ticket Sales. The best seats were saved for the true fans.

Miss you Jerry!
 
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News Comments > Sam Suede in Undercover Exposure Kickstarter Cancelled
2. Re: Sam Suede in Undercover Exposure Kickstarter Cancelled Jun 29, 2012, 03:18 Dirwulf
 

So what about the people that already contributed? Are they out the funds or do they get their money back?
 
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News Comments > Scrolls Alpha Nears; Beta Plans Explained
14. Re: Scrolls Alpha Nears; Beta Plans Explained Jun 25, 2012, 14:26 Dirwulf
 

Mojang: The Gathering
 
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News Comments > Digital Diablo III Now Spends 72 Hours as Starter Edition
22. Re: Digital Diablo III Now Spends 72 Hours as Starter Edition Jun 21, 2012, 21:36 Dirwulf
 

I am a Blizzard fan boy. I admit it. Especially considering my past work history.

But this has to be one of the stupidest moves in gaming history! I won't use an acronym, I will spell it out.

WHAT THE FUCK?
 
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News Comments > F1 Online: The Game Closed Beta Ending; Open Beta nears
2. Re: F1 Online: The Game Closed Beta Ending; Open Beta nears Jun 18, 2012, 14:53 Dirwulf
 

I haven't had a single crash and I have been playing a lot. It's not a hard game, but it is one of those "easy to play, hard to master" games. You still need to memorize the tracks and run the correct line, or there is no way to win. The only thing I don't really like is the collision mechanics. Some people clearly don't care about racing properly and just want to run you off the track.

The store mechanics remind me of World of Tanks. It's not pay to win, but it is pay to get to the next level faster. It doesn't matter how good your car is, if you can't race properly, you won't win. And you are racing cars of the same level.
 
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News Comments > Wasteland 2 Design Document
13. Re: Wasteland 2 Design Document Jun 12, 2012, 15:19 Dirwulf
 

This is not a design document. This is exactly what the PDF says, a vision document.
 
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News Comments > Neal Stephenson's Sword Fighting Kickstarter
20. Re: Neal Stephenson's Sword Fighting Kickstarter Jun 10, 2012, 23:40 Dirwulf
 
TangoBaker wrote on Jun 10, 2012, 14:59:
Die by the Sword II, now with 100% less pre-created crazy moves!

It already exists. I guess you missed it.

Draconus
 
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News Comments > WatchDogs Announced
53. Re: WatchDogs Announced Jun 5, 2012, 19:13 Dirwulf
 

Kind of reminds me of Person of Interest.
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.
7. Re: etc., etc. May 31, 2012, 23:05 Dirwulf
 

470 signatures? Really? lol...when was this petition posted?
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
1. Re: Into the Black May 31, 2012, 02:05 Dirwulf
 
Another one of the great ones gone.  
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News Comments > Diablo III Patch Next Week; Real Money Auctions Postponed Again
22. Re: Did they announce any minimap changes yet? May 25, 2012, 02:11 Dirwulf
 
JohnBirshire wrote on May 25, 2012, 02:07:
I'm afraid to read the patch notes because they said it contained spoilers, but I was curious as to whether they added any changes to the minimap. It is so large it drives me literally insane, was actually thinking about quiting and only coming back if they resized it or gave us the ability to do this ourselves.

I don't have any problems with the mini-map. Most times I don't even see it as I'm looking at the center of the action. I do use "m" a lot though to see the full map to make sure I haven't missed anything.
 
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News Comments > 38 Studios Closed?
32. Re: 38 Studios Closed? May 24, 2012, 20:48 Dirwulf
 
Cutter wrote on May 24, 2012, 20:43:
Obama has failed as a president. As badly as Bush? Not even close. He ineherited the worst all-around mess of any president in history. He had a mandate to lead and he failed. However there's no winning with the extreme-right because they'll never let the facts stand in the way of what they believe. Obnoxious, ignorant, and LOUD describes them best. Regardless of any of his shortcomings it's not his fault that big-business headed by republicans refuse to create decent paying jobs at home. If he was to force them then the right-wing would be screaming about how this godless commie liberal hates the free-market. He could walk on water and they'd scream about how he's too good to get his feet wet. There's just no winning with them at all.

Personally, I don't think that America will last, or most other major nations for that matter. The divide between left, right, and centrist just seems to be getting more entrenched and divisive all the time. America, Canada, France, etc. are all seeing virtual 50% splits down the middle politically speaking and any form of real bi-partisanship seems all but impossible now. If that's really the case then it's for the best if we split up. Go back to the city-state model or a loose confedation of states/provinces.

Oh crap...I agree with Cutter...
 
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