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News Comments > NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti This Month
16. Re: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti This Month Mar 1, 2017, 12:16 Leper
 
ForgedReality wrote on Mar 1, 2017, 10:29:
I really wish they had skipped this and just jumped into the overdue Volta. I've been sitting on my 3gb GTX580 forever, waiting for a card capable of 4k@60 max settings. This won't be it still. Where the fuck is Volta? >=(

If I were them I'd be sitting on it while milking the more profitable current generation for as long as possible. Anyways, even a Volta card isn't going to be able to achieve 4k@60 max settings for every game since they'll always be games that push the envelope.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
2. Re: Steam Top 10 Feb 27, 2017, 16:46 Leper
 
jdreyer wrote on Feb 27, 2017, 15:51:
It's bad when a 3 year old game like GTA can beat out Ubisoft's new hotness.

To be fair For Honor was probably made with a fraction of the budget. At least I'd hope so since it seems to have pretty limited appeal.
 
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News Comments > NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080ti Confirmed?
24. Re: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080ti Confirmed? Feb 20, 2017, 10:51 Leper
 
Xactly. Those times have long sailed where shit gets cheaper when new shit comes out. Nowadays old shit simply goes EOL outta stock and is replaced by some new (often times more expensive) shit.

There's still plenty of old shit on eBay...
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
12. Re: Steam Top 10 Feb 19, 2017, 20:44 Leper
 
HoSpanky wrote on Feb 19, 2017, 16:01:
"Why is RoTTR on the top...OH it's $25"

Well now I've gone and spent $25.

That game is awesome. I highly recommend using an XBox One controller to get the advanced vibration effects. Of course then you'd be spending around $75.
 
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News Comments > Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Announced
31. Re: Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Announced Jan 27, 2017, 11:18 Leper
 
Lord Tea wrote on Jan 27, 2017, 02:56:
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Jan 26, 2017, 21:43:

*EDIT* Ugh, Fig, yet another crowdfunding platform. Oh well, I'll still contribute.

Oh well, I won't.

Because
1) There is no reason to do this on Fig instead of Kickstarter which worked just fine for the first game.

2) I'm not willing to give away my CC info to yet another crowdfunding platform for, maybe, a single pledge.

3) Once fully funded the game will be available for purchase at STEAM/GOG anyway.

You are free to do what you want, but for 1) you are arguing that monopolies are good. What if by using Fig instead of Kickstarter they save money and have more to put towards game development?

2) Most companies won't store your CC info unless you specifically ask them to. It may even be illegal to do without your consent. If you're worried about them stealing it, your CC has fraud protection which means you'll be reimbursed for charges that you don't make. I can't count how many companies I've used my credit card through. I watch my statements but haven't ever seen anything suspicious.

3) Yes, as long as it gets funded it will be available on Steam, etc. I guess the old argument is whether you want to give them your money now so they potentially have more money for development or if you want to give them your money later to reward them for a job well-done or so they potentially have more money for their next game. Totally your choice.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
1. Re: On Sale Jan 26, 2017, 19:26 Leper
 
The Witness and Braid are also both on sale on Steam.  
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News Comments > Dark Souls III Ringed City DLC in March
8. Re: Dark Souls III Ringed City DLC in March Jan 23, 2017, 13:29 Leper
 
It feels like it is an incredibly short game that gets people to feel like the game is longer by making you go through the same area dozens of times.

There is a grinding element. The thing is even when you're killing the same enemies over and over, it's still challenging, and you are being rewarded with something worthwhile for your character progression. Plus you're developing your playing skills. So it's essentially practice, and you're only forced to do it because you need it - either your character is too weak or your skills are. When you and your character are good enough, you can get through an area the first time and don't have to fight the same enemies over and over.

Plus, DS2 seems incredibly long to me. Lots of areas already and I'm not sure how much more there is. I'd actually have preferred it to end already so I can move on to DS3.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
29. Re: Morning Consolidation Jan 13, 2017, 17:29 Leper
 
Slick wrote on Jan 13, 2017, 17:02:
Exactly, dafuq is this list that was thoroughly debunked on the first page of this thread?

Also, Xbox One launched at $500, PS4 $400, Nintendo Switch $300. But the third one is "expensive".

Don't know what you guys are smoking, but I don't want any.

Not that Nintendo's target audience are members of PC gaming forum, anyway. This is not the console you're looking for. I wish success to Nintendo and will consider picking this up for my nephews who'd love it.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
5. Re: Morning Metaverse Jan 13, 2017, 14:07 Leper
 
RedEye9 wrote on Jan 13, 2017, 11:39:
Twitter, the home of idiots and orange jizz filled trolls.

I assume the orange comes from the hooker urine?

Twitter is mostly rotting cesspool - it's fitting Trump would claim it his kingdom. The unfortunate part is now it's boiled over to soil the flag of patriots.
 
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News Comments > Firewatch Sells 1M
5. Re: Firewatch Sells 1M Jan 4, 2017, 17:38 Leper
 
BIGtrouble77 wrote on Jan 4, 2017, 16:09:
I watched a youtube series on this game- and calling it a game is a stretch. The guy broke it up into 6, 30 minute parts. We all chatted about it and had a cool little community around the series.

That said, I think I got more out of the game enjoying it that way than actually playing it. I would buy it for $5, but no more... I really don't want to support 3 hour experiences with virtually no gameplay. As good as the story is, Firewatch is shallow and empty and most definitely not worth the price. The only way I think I could buy it is if it had a good VR experience and I actually owned a VR headset.

Sorry, but it's definitely a game. The gameplay consists of finding your way to objectives using the map, deciding what dialogue options your character speaks, and enjoying the story, scenery, sounds, dialogue and atmosphere. Maybe not the most exciting game, but then neither was Myst. It sounds like you enjoyed it in your own way as well and it didn't cost you anything, so I don't know what's to complain about. What is the price exactly? I think I paid less for my lunch today.
(I looked it up and it's currently at $12).
 
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News Comments > Steam Winter Sale and Awards Voting Begin
10. Re: Steam Winter Sale and Awards Voting Begin Dec 22, 2016, 15:37 Leper
 
Beamer wrote on Dec 22, 2016, 15:31:
Is Deus Ex cheaper than it was yesterday? I waited, hoping it would be.

No, I bought it yesterday and $20 is probably the cheapest you're going to find it for a while. I only played for like 30 minutes last night but it seems like a quality game to me so far.
 
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News Comments > On Sale
12. Re: On Sale Dec 21, 2016, 12:19 Leper
 
Beamer wrote on Dec 21, 2016, 10:28:
mch wrote on Dec 21, 2016, 10:06:
Missed this if it was posted in the last few days...but Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is 67% off on Steam as their midweek madness sale.

That brings it under $20...but I'm still hesitant to pull the trigger if the Steam sale is supposedly starting tomorrow

Time I pick this up.

Bought. Definitely worth $20 even for 1/2 - 3/4 of a game (story-wise) based on the negative reviews I've read. Seems unlikely that they'll make another based if the sales of this one are as bad as I assume they are, but who knows.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Video
50. Re: Star Citizen Video Dec 19, 2016, 17:25 Leper
 
VaranDragon wrote on Dec 19, 2016, 16:51:
How is this any different than Trump promising a whole lot of shit, basically everything that everybody wanted to hear, then getting elected and then....well I guess we'll see what happens next, wont we?

Who says it's any different? Besides the fact that one has the power to lead the world to chaos... and the other is just running a country.
 
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News Comments > etc.
3. Re: etc. Dec 19, 2016, 14:30 Leper
 
Not only is it not Disney, it's not Star Wars. Not everything needs to be R rated. It doesn't somehow make the movie better. Granted, I do like the idea of having a SWKOTR movie, but I don't know if the public at large would be interested enough.  
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News Comments > On Sale
22. Re: On Sale Dec 19, 2016, 12:31 Leper
 
Dev wrote on Dec 19, 2016, 08:16:
BTW, I believe that tomb raider pack "20 Year Celebration" includes all the DLC, season pass, etc.
At least it did when I bought it a month ago. It's not advertised like that, so I was pleasantly surprised and started playing the game. I've been enjoying it.

The new Tomb Raider is great. I got it for free and was kind of bored initially, but the game opens up a lot and has some awesome environments. I read that one of the dev goals was to fill the player with awe with every new environment and I believe they mostly succeeded. All the tombs are optional but unique enough to make you seek them out for the visuals alone. On top of that it's looks great, runs great in DX12 and has a lot of gameplay. I thought I was almost finished with the game and the plot kept expanding. Definitely worth $30.
 
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News Comments > Assassin's Creed III for Free
13. Re: Assassin's Creed III for Free Dec 7, 2016, 19:22 Leper
 
Don't think I ever finished 3, but playing Rogue now and enjoying it. Rogue plays like 4 in the setting of which is interesting IMO. I'm going to have to pick up Unity next!  
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
12. Re: Steam Top 10 Dec 5, 2016, 15:06 Leper
 
Any Top 10 without any pre-order nonsense is a happy list in my book. I'm guessing Dishonored 2 will have staying power like DOOM and Fallout 4 as people see that it's being supported and the price drops. I will definitely pick it up in the next few months.

Just finished Rise of the Tomb Raider. I got it for free and thought it was going to be just okay, but it surprised me at every turn. There are so many high quality games these days!
 
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News Comments > Dishonored 2 Released
10. Re: Dishonored 2 Released Nov 11, 2016, 16:29 Leper
 
Can't wait until the public beta test is over, the game is patched and goes on sale and then I can finally buy it.

You're taking a risk pre-ordering a game or buying day-one. That's especially true with a game from Bethesda now that reviewers don't get early access.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Squadron 42 Delayed
54. Re: Star Citizen Squadron 42 Delayed until 2017 Oct 10, 2016, 17:23 Leper
 
ION wrote on Oct 10, 2016, 17:06:
"Squadron 42 is delayed."

"To celebrate the delay of Squadron 42 we have launched a new ship, you can purchase Spam Javelin for 138971 (or 139971.99 with the Anus Aerospace skin) for 1 week only"

Full disclaimer, I am a backer but I feel in 40 years I will tell my
At least Dick Turpin wore a mask!
grandson that I backed this game more for a laugh about the fact that I backed it than for actually playing it.


Hey at least you took a risk and either way it goes, you're part of something big. Just like this year's election, nobody actually knows for sure how things will end even if things are looking one way. The inevitable post-mortem with all the internal dealings will have some entertainment value if nothing else.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
9. Re: Into the Black Sep 30, 2016, 13:06 Leper
 
Although Videosift is good at finding videos, it's pretty crappy at displaying videos. That's probably the main reason people complain. Especially on mobile.  
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