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Signed On Feb 9, 2010, 09:02
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News Comments > CD Projekt Versus File-Sharers?
31. Re: CD Projekt Versus File-Sharers? Dec 15, 2011, 09:06 Zoom
 
The multiple fallacies here are they believe downloaders
- are pirates (and make money off their back)
- wont buy any of their products
- wont give them free advertisement (Witcher series got quite far on word of mouth...)
Free downloaders or not, they are their user base. See how well suing your user base worked for the MAFIAA...
 
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News Comments > Risen 2 in April 2012
5. Re: Risen 2 in April 2012 Dec 15, 2011, 08:54 Zoom
 
There is good hope that this will be as good as Risen (or Gothic 2), i'll certainly buy it from day one.  
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News Comments > Dungeons of Dredmor Expansion Announced
2. Re: Dungeons of Dredmor Expansion Announced Dec 12, 2011, 11:13 Zoom
 
i logged a very decent amount of hours on that game, it's very well done, fun and strangely addictive. And highly replayable too.  
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News Comments > CD Projekt on Piracy and DRM
32. Re: CD Projekt on Piracy and DRM Dec 1, 2011, 09:12 Zoom
 
They should also consider that making an actual good product (which the Witcher series is) sells well, regardless of piracy. If one makes a 4 hour campaign consolized crap, dont be surprised it wont have that good sales figures compared to piracy.  
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News Comments > Diablo III Lore Book Next Month
8. Re: Diablo III Lore Book Next Month Nov 29, 2011, 16:28 Zoom
 
Sounds expensive for just what should be the game manual ? I remember a time when such goodies were included in the box for the price of a normal game... The artist cast is a dream team i have to admit.  
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News Comments > Game Reviews
11. Re: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Christ Centered Gamer. Nov 24, 2011, 10:32 Zoom
 
Verno wrote on Nov 24, 2011, 09:15:
Or maybe it's just a random picture in a videogame and not something related to the occult conspiracy to force Oswald to kill JFK etc etc government mind controlling people etc etc.
I was about to post an amused reply to that guy too but you beat me to it Nefarious reasons really ? haha.
 
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News Comments > MechWarrior Online Interview, Art
12. Re: MechWarrior Online Interview, Art Nov 10, 2011, 06:09 Zoom
 
Is this "MW Online" related to the next installment of Mechwarrior that was announced a while ago ? Or are they completely separate projects ? The "online" part makes me cringe too.  
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News Comments > MechWarrior 5 This Decade
17. Re: MechWarrior 5 This Decade Oct 18, 2011, 19:17 Zoom
 
I had an instant hard-on when i saw the title. I hope i'll live through 2019 to see this game.  
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News Comments > King's Bounty: Warriors of the North Announced
11. Re: King's Bounty: Warriors of the North Announced Oct 6, 2011, 14:10 Zoom
 
The Legend and Armored Princess are both very huge, very long games. Both took me above 80 hours to complete. While you can become overly powerful in The Legend and breeze through the endgame, it's not the case in Armored Princess where you face strong opposition especially at the end !
Crossworlds is just a small side campaign, took me "only" 52 hours to complete.
Got the 3 pack too when it was on sale, not disappointed with the price / gameplay hour ratio there...
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Speed Hack?
24. Re: Diablo III Speed Hack? Oct 1, 2011, 08:05 Zoom
 
There will be a real economy based around items and such. Hackers will be very motivated to cheat there, since there is a financial incentive. It has been that way in every other game that can generate real money out of in game items, and so far no DRM has stopped them, ever. Even the most intrusive, often updated DRM schemes get cracked in less than 24h.
The legit players are the one who will suffer from this, as usual.
 
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News Comments > Syndicate Reboot in February 2012
13. Re: Syndicate Reboot in February 2012 Sep 28, 2011, 13:50 Zoom
 
More gold textures ? Is this the new brown ?  
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News Comments > Foo Fighters at BlizzCon 2011
5. Re: Foo Fighters at BlizzCon 2011 Sep 28, 2011, 13:47 Zoom
 
Lobster wrote on Sep 28, 2011, 13:32:
What exactly do the Foo Fighters (or Tenacious D) have to do with Blizzard?
A juicy contract for the former and product endorsement for the latter ?
 
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News Comments > Documentary Uses Arma2 for Fake Footage
30. Re: Documentary Uses Arma2 for Fake Footage Sep 28, 2011, 10:25 Zoom
 
"This was an unfortunate case of human error for which we apologise"
My arse.
They KNOWINGLY inserted this crap. The person who was told to do it will be probably fired (and was probably told he would be fired if he didnt do it anyway - been there, done that) and the filthy slimy "producers" who have given the order to do it will be spared or even promoted.
 
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News Comments > Red Orchestra 2 Patched
36. Re: Red Orchestra 2 Patched Sep 23, 2011, 15:51 Zoom
 
RO1 was a niche game, RO2 will be too, no doubt.
As for the inane drivel spewn by the troll above (eddiesomething), no this game wont disappear, and yes it will get stronger as time passes like Ostfront did. There is a very healthy community around this game and full support from the developers. RO1 was even less polished at first, but it kept going strong even years after its release. Game mechanics are good, and a superb platform for large scale combined armor / troops warfare. Mods for RO1 were fantastic (i think of Darkest Hour for example), no reason they should be worse in RO2.
I dont have a 590 and yet i can run at 90-100 fps with everything on "high". The game seems to be heavily CPU dependant. Dunno who's the idiot here...
 
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News Comments > Red Orchestra 2 Patched
15. Re: Red Orchestra 2 Patched Sep 23, 2011, 11:32 Zoom
 
RO2 is playable and a fun experience already.
The morons who whine about performance have subpar hardware and put everything on ultra. Then proceed to complain that it doesnt run as well as crappy console games.
Hint: this is a PC game, not a console port. The level of details on each map is enormous, with LOS extending to the horizon (weather allowing). Add 64 players running around... They modeled every little stone that litters the streets in 3D, the destructed wall edges also have every small detail.
So yeah, it will stress out your 470 and core 2. Running a moderately powerful setup here, and everything runs smooth on high detail (my vid cards are not up to date).
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
3. Re: Game Reviews Sep 21, 2011, 19:58 Zoom
 
Bastion is very good. Superb music, excellent artwork, refined gameplay... Quite hard too (difficulty ramps up a lot after a while) but not idiotic-hard. The story telling is compelling. Very well done...
(edit) ahhh i remember now. It reminds me of Bitmap Bros games. Yes, that kind of polish. Didnt have that kind of fun since the times of Amiga.
 
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News Comments > Syndicate-Inspired Cartel Revealed
20. Re: Syndicate-Inspired Cartel Revealed Sep 21, 2011, 19:54 Zoom
 
Please make it cyberpunk themed, and it's an instant pre-order once it's available for me.  
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News Comments > Dead Space 3 Sighting?
10. Re: Dead Space 3 Sighting? Sep 21, 2011, 09:48 Zoom
 
Surf wrote on Sep 21, 2011, 02:42:
All that work for an inferior "new" IP when the exact same company owns System Shock.
Well i'm glad they didnt name it System Shock actually. Even if the first one is almost a carbon copy of SS2, it's vastly simplified on many aspects. Makes it a different game, more of a tunnel shooter and less of a "high tension FPRPG". Enjoyed it for what it is (enjoyable shooter), if it was named System Shock it would have been really disappointing.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
18. Re: Op Ed Sep 19, 2011, 05:31 Zoom
 
Dev wrote on Sep 19, 2011, 05:27:
But its a far far cry from x-com. Just because they are both turn based doesn't mean they are anything alike
True, true.
But i recall seeing the new producers say the turned based genre was dead & obsolete (it was an article here on bluesnews), which is clearly not, and the IGN article points it out too.
Given the cult status of the first turned based xcom games, a return to the roots would sell like hotcakes. Instead of that they'll release another consolized fps, probably with a cover system and tunnel maps. Sigh.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
16. Re: Op Ed Sep 19, 2011, 05:16 Zoom
 
The squad based x-com would be the 2nd best idea after keeping it just turned based.
(edit) and about turned based games, there is the excellent King's Bounty series, and the upcoming installment of Heroes of M&M. I think those sold pretty well...
 
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