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Homepage http://www.blazingbitgames.com
Signed On Mar 8, 2011, 17:00
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News Comments > Divinity: Original Sin 2 Nears 500K Sold
24. Re: Divinity: Original Sin 2 Nears 500K Sold Sep 19, 2017, 12:45 ItBurn
 
I really wish I could like these games, but they're unplayable for me. It's mostly way too aimless. You get off of the inadequate tutorial and are thrown into a gigantic world with absolutely no idea of where to go or what to do. You have to talk to random people who say WAY too much and give you quests with no direction and barely any information. You end up doing this for hours without any action or change of pace and then you get to some combat that is too high level for you... The sad part is that all the issues could be fixed easily by small design changes without sacrificing anything. Just let us start in a smaller, more concentrated town so that we can get an idea of how the game works and how we're supposed to play it...
edit: I didn't play the new one, so maybe they fixed it, but I'd be very surprised.

This comment was edited on Sep 19, 2017, 13:00.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
3. Re: Op Ed Sep 14, 2017, 20:30 ItBurn
 
Oh no, comments from the internet have made me feel sad. This is the root of all problems on earth and must be eradicated from existence.

edit: extra sass
 
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News Comments > Get The Walking Dead: Season 1 Free
1. Re: Get The Walking Dead: Season 1 Free Sep 7, 2017, 21:34 ItBurn
 
Then you get to episode 3 and your savegame is corrupted and there's nothing you can do and Telltale refuses to fix it or give any support. Done with Telltale.  
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News Comments > L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files Announced
6. Re: L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files Announced Sep 7, 2017, 12:10 ItBurn
 
The face tech was pretty good, although the texture resolution was abysmal. I found the whole gameplay broken and incredibly frustrating and stopped playing midway. I don't quite remember why because it was so long ago and the game is forgettable.  
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News Comments > Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Blood Orchid Launch
1. Re: Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Blood Orchid Launch Sep 6, 2017, 03:23 ItBurn
 
The 43 gigs patch was tough to swallow.  
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News Comments > Ark Expansion Announced
7. Re: Ark Expansion Announced Sep 3, 2017, 23:28 ItBurn
 
jdreyer wrote on Sep 3, 2017, 16:00:
Does this game still run poorly for folks?

The game will slow down a top of the line computer at max details, but you can get it to run great if you lower some settings. Some high details settings are actually a disadvantage. You can have tons of high grass, but you end up not being able to see anything that's in it, which is often a major problem. I had to turn grass on and off regularly.

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News Comments > Prey Trial Version Released
23. Re: Prey Trial Version Released Aug 17, 2017, 00:45 ItBurn
 
Jerykk wrote on Aug 17, 2017, 00:41:
They're not objectively worse at all. Dishonored 2 and DX:MD both expanded and improved upon their predecessors in numerous ways. Stealth was better, combat better and level design was at least on par. Writing was inferior, true, but that's just one part of the game. Taken as a whole, both games were improvements.

While it's true that mechanically they were a bit better, I had more fun and felt more satisfied with the first installment of both games and I think that most people would agree. Dishonored 2 is so... bland. Deus Ex was great, but it's just too damn short and the ending suuuuucks.
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
2. Re: Evening Tech Bits Aug 17, 2017, 00:18 ItBurn
 
jdreyer wrote on Aug 16, 2017, 20:15:
Love me some Notepad++. Interesting about the plug-in manager. Ima throw this guy some money.

Notepad++'s search functionality suuuucks. I don't understand what they were thinking. UltraEdit's is so much better.
 
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News Comments > Prey Trial Version Released
19. Re: Prey Trial Version Released Aug 17, 2017, 00:15 ItBurn
 
I think that the real problem with Prey, Dishonored 2 and Deus Ex : MD is that the games failed to generate excitement. It's mostly the way they were marketed. There was a lot of it, but it was rather bland and boring. I also found that the games themselves were a bit generic or too similar to the previous entries who already saturated us. Dishonored 2 and Deus Ex were definitely marketed as more of the same and I didn't feel that Prey really had a unique identity. I know Prey is probably a good game, and it's a type of game I usually love, but I have zero excitement for it.  
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Patched
11. Re: No Man's Sky Patched Aug 12, 2017, 01:18 ItBurn
 
Maybe when it's 15$.  
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News Comments > Lawbreakers Launches to Great Reviews, Poor Sales
39. Re: Lawbreakers Launches to Great Reviews, Poor Sales Aug 10, 2017, 15:51 ItBurn
 
jdreyer wrote on Aug 10, 2017, 13:42:
RedEye9 wrote on Aug 10, 2017, 13:26:
ForgedReality wrote on Aug 10, 2017, 11:13:
On a positive note, I just picked up Prey 2017 for thirty bucks. Holy shit it's totally worth it. ... it's pretty much proven it's worth the $30.
Glad to hear it, it gets a solid 80% from the people who count.
http://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/prey

Also "Very Positive" on Steam, with thousands of reviews.

edit: precision
Steam reviews are just "liked" or "didn't like". So, the numbers by themselves don't mean much. The most mediocre game ever would get 100%. I'm not saying that reviews aren't useful. I didn't play Prey, and I will play it one day, but I definitely feel like it's just OK.
 
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News Comments > Lawbreakers Launches to Great Reviews, Poor Sales
38. Re: Lawbreakers Launches to Great Reviews, Poor Sales Aug 10, 2017, 15:49 ItBurn
 
aka_STEVE wrote on Aug 10, 2017, 14:34:
sorry Cliffy , us PC guys remember you and what you did & said about us.
Gossip

I remember. But honestly, did he look at his own game? It just couldn't do good. edit: talking about it having a small audience.

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News Comments > Gearbox Teases Project 1v1
15. Re: Starbreeze Publishing Psychonauts 2 Aug 9, 2017, 12:01 ItBurn
 
Parallax Abstraction wrote on Aug 9, 2017, 08:47:
Gadzooks wrote on Aug 9, 2017, 00:51:
Takes over failed game project - Duke Nukem... game bombs

You're not wrong about Gearbox in general but as depressing as it is, Duke Nukem Forever sold well and made money for both Gearbox and 2K.

I liked Duke Forever... It was one of the best shooters released that year. It was a slow year though...
 
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News Comments > Gearbox Teases Project 1v1
9. Re: Gearbox Teases Project 1v1 Aug 9, 2017, 01:00 ItBurn
 
Gadzooks wrote on Aug 9, 2017, 00:51:
Typically, companies stick to what they are good at (ie: borderlands)

Not gearbox.

Takes over failed game project - Duke Nukem... game bombs
Takes over failed game project Aliens Col Mariness... game bombs
Tries to jump into the moba and FPS genre at the same time with Battleborn... cant compete with the bigger games and bombs
Having not learned their lesson with Battleborn... they try again with their 1v1 project.

Meanwhile... Borderlands fans are like, "Um, gearbox, we have money, if you want it... just sayin"

To be fair, they've probably been also seriously working on Borderlands 3 for a year or two.
 
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News Comments > Gearbox Teases Project 1v1
3. Re: Gearbox Teases Project 1v1 Aug 8, 2017, 22:03 ItBurn
 
I don't need the stress of 1v1 in my life. I also don't have much faith in Gearbox.  
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News Comments > Rainbow Six Siege Boasts 20M Players
22. Re: Rainbow Six Siege Boasts 20M Players Aug 7, 2017, 11:26 ItBurn
 
Muscular Beaver wrote on Aug 7, 2017, 08:23:
ItBurn wrote on Aug 6, 2017, 11:10:
Here's a video of Mack, which like you guys, thinks that the game is P2W, but has no idea what he's talking about: Mack's vid

It's one of his worse videos ever. Comments are blocked.

Here's a response video which makes a detailed case on why he's factually wrong: response video
I couldnt care less about the opinion of fanboys. Of course they will defend their game, no matter what and ignore facts and make crap up.
Im too old and too experienced to fall for shit like that. Ive seen even much more obvious P2W games being defended by people like you as "not P2W", so I know how you guys tick.
Regrettably for you, I played it myself. Ive seen it. Sorry, dude.

Im no fanboy and like most people here, I'm also experienced... The game has a lot of flaws and I don't like microtransactions, but I don't like false info being passed around more. Your discourse is exactly like Mack's, and I feel, misinformed. I explained my points and you disagree and that's fine...
 
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News Comments > Rainbow Six Siege Boasts 20M Players
18. Re: Rainbow Six Siege Boasts 20M Players Aug 6, 2017, 11:10 ItBurn
 
Here's a video of Mack, which like you guys, thinks that the game is P2W, but has no idea what he's talking about: Mack's vid

It's one of his worse videos ever. Comments are blocked.

Here's a response video which makes a detailed case on why he's factually wrong: response video
 
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News Comments > Rainbow Six Siege Boasts 20M Players
17. Re: Rainbow Six Siege Boasts 20M Players Aug 6, 2017, 10:58 ItBurn
 
Muscular Beaver wrote on Aug 6, 2017, 05:49:
ItBurn wrote on Aug 5, 2017, 17:39:
Muscular Beaver wrote on Aug 5, 2017, 12:54:
Hornet303 wrote on Aug 5, 2017, 12:46:
Muscular Beaver wrote on Aug 5, 2017, 11:58:
I would actually play that game, if it wasnt such a grind/p2w.

Have you done any research? How are considering it P2W? I bought the game in December 2015 and never paid a dime. The grind? If you want new operators and dont want to pay for them, the grind is real.

I've unlocked all but 1 operator by grinding. Honestly, there are operators that I've never played that I unlocked. People having new operators do not have any advantage over the people who have the stock OPs. I personally really like this model. The game gets supported by skins and season passes, but the maps and operators are obtainable for playing a game that I really enjoy. All new maps are playable by everyone.
Well you said it yourself. The operators. Thats why I used a slash.
Some are so good, they are better than the others and make you win more easily. Some are so bad that you dont even want to play them ever, but you have to sometimes if someone else takes your favorites and you only have a very limited selection anyway. So its good to have that buffer. Thats P2W, if you dont want to grind like a madman (and really get crazy in the process, because of what I said).
I actually played it on free weekends.

Siege isn't pay to win. It's just not. Is it grindy? If you want to unlock everything, absolutely, but you really don't need to.
Easy way to find out if a game is P2W or not.
You and your opponent just got the game. You have no money, your opponent has all the money he likes. He buys everything this game offers to buy. You cant buy anything. Who has an advantage?
Its simple really. The things you can buy arent only cosmetic, or are comfort options, like in games like Guild Wars 2 or CSGO. They are making you better at this game, because you buy things that are easier to play, are stronger, give you advantages, while your opponents have to unlock those things one by one for months or even years, depending on how much they play. Period.

It's true that you can buy things that affect gameplay. If this is your definition of P2W, I can't really discuss this with you, but here's where you go wrong: "you buy things that ... are stronger, give you advantages". This is false. Every operator has strengths and weaknesses. You absolutely don't need to unlock them all. I personally only use 3-4 of them in defend and attack scenarios. The starting operators are extremely solid. It's like buying heroes in mobas, you don't need them all. You need to know their strengths and weaknesses, and this comes with experience in the game, the only real thing that affects your performance.
 
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News Comments > Rainbow Six Siege Boasts 20M Players
12. Re: Rainbow Six Siege Boasts 20M Players Aug 5, 2017, 17:41 ItBurn
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Aug 5, 2017, 14:57:
Depends on how they count. I also played the game way back in beta, hated the casual POS and what they did to the R6 franchise with this garbage and never looked back. Am I a "registered" player? Probably since you had to play the beta via uPlay, of course.

They also had a few free weekends etc. so I would take any such boasting claims with truckloads of salt.

One thing never changes anyway: The game is a complete POS, especially when you think about under which -originally great- franchise it was filed.

It's definitely not like the older rainbow six games, but it's not a POS. It's simply the best shooter of that type on the market and their destruction engine is the best one there ever was.
 
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News Comments > Rainbow Six Siege Boasts 20M Players
11. Re: Rainbow Six Siege Boasts 20M Players Aug 5, 2017, 17:39 ItBurn
 
Muscular Beaver wrote on Aug 5, 2017, 12:54:
Hornet303 wrote on Aug 5, 2017, 12:46:
Muscular Beaver wrote on Aug 5, 2017, 11:58:
I would actually play that game, if it wasnt such a grind/p2w.

Have you done any research? How are considering it P2W? I bought the game in December 2015 and never paid a dime. The grind? If you want new operators and dont want to pay for them, the grind is real.

I've unlocked all but 1 operator by grinding. Honestly, there are operators that I've never played that I unlocked. People having new operators do not have any advantage over the people who have the stock OPs. I personally really like this model. The game gets supported by skins and season passes, but the maps and operators are obtainable for playing a game that I really enjoy. All new maps are playable by everyone.
Well you said it yourself. The operators. Thats why I used a slash.
Some are so good, they are better than the others and make you win more easily. Some are so bad that you dont even want to play them ever, but you have to sometimes if someone else takes your favorites and you only have a very limited selection anyway. So its good to have that buffer. Thats P2W, if you dont want to grind like a madman (and really get crazy in the process, because of what I said).
I actually played it on free weekends.

Siege isn't pay to win. It's just not. Is it grindy? If you want to unlock everything, absolutely, but you really don't need to.
 
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