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Signed On Jun 25, 2010, 15:17
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News Comments > Shadow Warrior 2 Free DLC
7. Re: Shadow Warrior 2 Free DLC Dec 9, 2016, 02:08 yuastnav
 
This game is definitely worth it. My favourite shooter this year. Hell, my favourite shooter for some time now.  
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News Comments > Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition Announced
16. Re: Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition Announced Dec 2, 2016, 18:02 yuastnav
 
Rigs wrote on Dec 2, 2016, 17:28:
yuastnav wrote on Dec 2, 2016, 17:04:
Never played it. This is the game where you cannot jump, right? God that is so stupid in a first person shooter.

Doom 1 and 2 where great, despite not being able to jump, but the thing I want in a shooter is incredibly fast gameplay, just really fast movement and great shooting. These two things are really important. How can you make a modern shooter without jumping?

Well, like you said, you never played it, so having a negative opinion on the whole game because of that one fact is kinda silly. The reason it's there (or not, as it may be) is because it's not needed. In all honesty, I can't even remember if the ability to jump is there or not in Bulletstorm and that alone proves that having it wouldn't matter. Putting something in the game because every other FPS has it (ie chest high walls, cover mechanics or washed out brown textures) is a road littered with the burned out husks of CoD sequels and clones...and thus not what this particular game was/is about...


=-Rigs-=

Oh I did watch the wtf is of Bulletstorm and wasn't impressed either. Apart from that I don't play cover shooters. I only played the first Call of Duty and had enough of that series after that.
What I want is something like Quake 3 or Shadow Warrior 2. And both of these games use jumping extensively.
Personally the ability to jump is a must, whether it's really needed or not. I just feel extremely limited when I cannot do that, like I'm in a straitjacket or something. (apply only to shooters, of course)
 
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News Comments > Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition Announced
14. Re: Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition Announced Dec 2, 2016, 17:04 yuastnav
 
Never played it. This is the game where you cannot jump, right? God that is so stupid in a first person shooter.

Doom 1 and 2 where great, despite not being able to jump, but the thing I want in a shooter is incredibly fast gameplay, just really fast movement and great shooting. These two things are really important. How can you make a modern shooter without jumping?
 
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News Comments > Space Hulk: Deathwing Footage
6. Re: Space Hulk: Deathwing Footage Dec 2, 2016, 16:50 yuastnav
 
I was really looking forward to this, especially because this is made by Streum-On Studios, but after skipping through the upload of TotalBiscuit's stream of this game I'm kinda disappointed.
He wasn't too fond of it either.
 
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News Comments > Prey Gameplay Video
13. Re: Prey Gameplay Video Dec 2, 2016, 16:44 yuastnav
 
This is a first person shooter. Why is this idiot playing it with a controller?

Anyway, the narrow FOV is kinda vomit-inducing.

The "turn into a cup" thing looks like a gimmick that will get old fast.

Making stairs with that gun looked like fun, though I wonder how limited this will be in the final game. For some reason when I think about destruction and/or modification of the game world I always think back to the glass house in Red Faction 1. It's been over a decade since this game was released and no one has figured out how to do deformation of the landscape and levels well.

Looks like this game has one of the worse shotguns in shooters.

I admit, using the kinetic blast to rocket jump is kinda cool but very, very slow.

Of course this game has crafting. How can it not? -_-


Yeah so this trailer does not excite me.
 
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News Comments > Darksiders - Warmastered Edition
8. Re: Darksiders - Warmastered Edition Nov 30, 2016, 08:32 yuastnav
 
I just liked playing as Death haha.  
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News Comments > Darksiders - Warmastered Edition
6. Re: Darksiders - Warmastered Edition Nov 30, 2016, 03:29 yuastnav
 
Never played the first game but I like the second one, despite it's shortcomings which happened due to it being a console port.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
23. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 27, 2016, 05:12 yuastnav
 
bigspender wrote on Nov 27, 2016, 02:28:
ledhead1969 wrote on Nov 26, 2016, 23:13:
jdreyer wrote on Nov 26, 2016, 21:54:
eRe4s3r wrote on Nov 26, 2016, 12:53:
I am just gonna leave this link here

What if jobs are the problem, not the solution

It made me realize that computerization of large portions of jobs may not be as far fetched and far away as I thought, and imo it should be a mandatory read, and should be seen as a new experience, to look at work from an different angle, and to look at the consequence of doing so, so leave your preconceptions about how "work builds character" at the door before entering.

And remember, Asian school children dominate math, but you know what they don't dominate? Cultural development. Those making culture are not the ones acing math and science and culture is what defines a nation, not it's jobs. Shouldn't this mean that we should strife to educate children so they further our culture and society, and not our economy?

Isn't Trump winning the perfect proof? Everyone puts so much value on jobs, everyone is sad and angry they lost their jobs, instead of creating something new out of that, something that does not benefit the economy, but the society of your nation, your neighborhood even, even if it's based on "entitlements" and even if you have to sustain yourself on a slightly lower luxury level... mhh, food for thought.

I'll agree that it's time to start thinking of a new paradigm. Most people enjoy "work" in order to have some purpose and stimulation in life. Just sitting around doing nothing sucks and saps your morale, leading to drug abuse, mental illness, and other issues. And here's a nasty quote from the article:

Almost half of employed adults in this country are eligible for food stamps (most of those who are eligible donít apply). The market in labour has broken down, along with most others.

Income inequality is just STUPID. How about instituting a living minimum wage, like $20 per hour? That would cut down on the user of government services is a massive way. Walmart and places like it actually train their workers to use government services to supplement their incomes. It's corporate welfare at its most pernicious.

The sad thing (because it is politically untenable) is that it would be a HUGE boon to the economy. Poor and lower middle income people spend their money, nearly all of it. This stimulates the economy by cycling the money through it. Rich people just sock it away, often overseas. Or they invest it, but trickle down economics has been pretty much proven to fail at this point.

I guess you don't understand math or economics. Taking other people's money and giving it to someone with no expectation of them doing anything to earn it would be hugely inefficient and wasteful. They will spend it on cheetos and beer and video games. It would be much smarter to take all that money you want to take from real earners, and give it back to those who produce in the form of tax breaks. They will then take that money and build something of value that deadbeats can choose to work for.

You Bernie fools are a riot. Go to Cuba and see your shit-hole commie/socialist utopia...or Venezuela. Seriously, go to one of those awesome places that gives everything to everyone. Only problem is that when the government runs out of people producing, runs out of their money, it turns evil. But, ya know free shit and Bernie. Idiots.

What does having a fair wage have to do with communism? I don't understand how you've made that connection.

It's all in the nickname.
 
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News Comments > Steam Autumn Sale & Steam Awards
44. Re: Steam Autumn Sale & Steam Awards Nov 25, 2016, 02:53 yuastnav
 
I just hope the weak sales mean that we'll get better sales during the winter sale.

The spacing between the sales is really weird, though. There is one in summer, sometime around August, then we may get a Halloween sale in October, an autumn sale in November and a winter sale in December. And then not much happens until next summer.
 
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News Comments > Steam Autumn Sale & Steam Awards
20. Re: Steam Autumn Sale & Steam Awards Nov 24, 2016, 10:49 yuastnav
 
ItBurn wrote on Nov 24, 2016, 09:54:
I also miss daily flash sales. They were fun. But there's a lot of really good deals in this sale. I wouldn't call them mediocre.

As for Doom VS Shadow Warrior 2, they're still pretty different games. Shadow Warrior is more freeform, open ended and customizable. Doom is more linear and focused. I do prefer SW2. The combat is just so much better. I would definitely play both though.

They claimed that they added the glory kills to Doom to make the game faster. What a load of bullsh*t. Play SW2 and tell me which one is faster. Glory kills are only there to make the game playable for gamepad users.

That is my point exactly. The glory kill system ruined DOOM for me. I couldn't play it for more than a few hours. Plus it didn't help that I didn't like the map design. The shooting felt okay. Not great.

Shadow Warrior 2 is a whole different beast to me. TB criticised it because of the whole "looter shooter" thing which is ridiculous to me because I never looked at this game this way. The shooting feels tremendously satisfying, the maps are great and the movement is so much fun. You can be so fast in this game.
 
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News Comments > Steam Autumn Sale & Steam Awards
8. Re: Steam Autumn Sale & Steam Awards Nov 24, 2016, 03:29 yuastnav
 
Creston wrote on Nov 24, 2016, 01:07:
Doom's 20 bucks. That seems a pretty good price.

In my opinion DOOM is not worth it.
Shadow Warrior 2 is just better in every respect, so I'd totally recommend that!
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
11. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Nov 24, 2016, 03:21 yuastnav
 
RedEye9 wrote on Nov 23, 2016, 11:33:
Anyone can be asked to do anything, now whether they do it or not is a different matter.

The issue was that there is a committee that is supposed to figure out to what extent the NSA spied on German citizens or something like that. Now this committee is made up of the minority, as far as I know of people from the Green and the Left parties.
They wanted to get Snowden so they could interview him, since he is the one who knows the most and would be willing to share this information. However the federal government of Germany refused to invite him since they don't really give a damn about German citizens and didn't want to upset the USA since, once Snowden would arrive in Germany, they would need to think about granting him asylum.
The Green and the Left party sued and Germany's federal court of justice agreed with them and basically told the German government that they HAVE to assist this committee, there is no way around that.

That is why Snowden can be asked now but couldn't before. Our spineless, cowardly politicians in the government just refused to.
 
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News Comments > Tyranny Released
16. Re: Tyranny Released Nov 11, 2016, 05:41 yuastnav
 
Will probably play it once I get to play on my gaming machine again. Need to finish Shadow Warrior 2 first and also play Dishonoured 2.

I like Obsidian games.
 
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News Comments > Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon for Free
8. Re: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon for Free Nov 9, 2016, 14:31 yuastnav
 
I could only bear to play this for a couple of hours.

I dunno. The shooting felt extremely subpar. Didn't feel satisfying at all. I remember watching TB's WTF is and thinking "Alright! This looks good."
Well, looks can be deceiving. Was very disappointed.

Then again I only really liked the first Far Cry (up until the mutants). I quit Far Cry 2 after two hours or so and haven't touched any of the sequels (except Blood Dragon) since. And I don't think I'm missing out much.
 
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News Comments > Transport Fever Rolls Out
2. Re: Transport Fever Rolls Out Nov 9, 2016, 03:02 yuastnav
 
Yeah, me too, after how disappointing train fever was.

I just want a modern take on Transport Tycoon, with features from Simutrans like underground building and none of the jankiness.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
80. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 9, 2016, 02:58 yuastnav
 
My condolences.  
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
12. Re: Evening Tech Bits Nov 8, 2016, 10:02 yuastnav
 
NetHead wrote on Nov 8, 2016, 07:15:
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When last have you beaten a simple unbridled computer at a game of chess, what makes you think you'd do better when things that are more complicated with more to consider and remember, in situations that increasingly require interacting with other computers.
[...]

You cannot really say that once you can build a simple version of something it becomes easy to build more complicated ones.

A computer that is designed to win at chess can do one thing well: play chess. Almost anything else this machine will completely fail at.

AI development has been at a relative standstill for decades now. Yes of course, people in the 50s thought that speech recognition and language development is easy and you can just take a PhD student and tell him to solve this problem in a couple of months. Turns it out's not that easy.

It's true that we can build even more and more complex machines but this is not really scalable. There are still no AIs, speech recognition is at a very basic level, just like the understanding of a language or visual perception. Hell for visual perception you would also need technologies that would allow you to even get close to how a human eye functions.

When you have a certain task and you have many variables to consider machines aren't always the best choice.
Same thing for innovation. Yeah you can use numerical methods to solve problems in some way but there still are integrals and differential equations that not even the best computer in the world can solve. And crunching numbers is a speciality when it comes to computers. But adding numbers together is not how you solve certain mathematical tasks.


In the end only time will tell how quickly AI development will advance.
What we have right now is rather sobering. Mass consumer products like Cortana, Siri and Google Assistant are really pretty terrible.
When it comes to neuroscience we're not that far advanced, either.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Patches
4. Re: Sunday Patches Nov 6, 2016, 18:42 yuastnav
 
I wrote them an email, years ago. Telling them how I love their Saints Row games and whether, bychance, there were any plans of making a new Freespace game.

Never received a single word back.
 
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News Comments > 10 Million Play The Crew
10. Re: 10 Million Play The Crew Nov 4, 2016, 18:40 yuastnav
 
The Half Elf wrote on Nov 4, 2016, 14:53:
yuastnav wrote on Nov 4, 2016, 14:24:
I played it for a few hours. The handling is abysmal. I like open world games but I cannot see myself playing this. I just hope that the handling in Horizon 3 is better but I'm not getting my hopes up.

Next racer I'll probably try is Assetto Corsa. Project Cars' handling is pretty good but there are still some problems like brakes never locking up etc.

Ok if you have ever played a Forza or Forza Horizon game how DARE you bitch about car handling. If the car handling is wrong, then you are driving it wrong.

That being said, The Crew has BAD car handling. Which surprises me because this was originally suppose to be a "Driver" game. It's worse then Watch Dogs, but slightly better then Sleeping Dogs car handling.

I've now played Forza Motorsports 6 and Forza Horizon 3.

FM6 has pretty good physics but FH3 is just terrible. It's pure Arcade. Better than The Crew but more on the level of TDU2.
 
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News Comments > Forza Horizon 3 Demo
20. Re: Forza Horizon 3 Demo Nov 4, 2016, 18:29 yuastnav
 
Bumpy wrote on Nov 4, 2016, 17:03:
Having just played them back to back. FH3 obviously wins in graphics but as far as handling and physics go, I'd call it a dead heat with Test Drive Unlimited 2. TDU1 has them both beat if you play in Hardcore mode.

I simply do not understand why they don't allow the option to have proper sim handling and physics in FH3 straight from the Forza game.

Makes zero sense to me to block out that section of the market that prefers sims.

I thank this demo for save a purchase for something else.

Also, being forced to watch 5 minutes of intro movies each time you start the demo is rather rude IMO. FWIW, I did have some stutters in the demo with my GTX970; which is a pretty common complaint from what I read.

Yeah, just tried FH3 and the physics is absolute rubbish. It's better than The Crew, I think, but it's not really much better than TDU2.

Also there is just nothing realistic about a Lamborghini driving 200 km/h on sand.

And yes, I've turned all assists off. It doesn't make it better. Sorry Spunky, but in my opinion FH3 is a far cry from a simulation. It's really very arcadey.

So I stand by my earlier point. I want a realistic driving game in an open world. And from what I've read so far the world in this one is pretty empty which is a shame.
 
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