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Homepage http://www.blazingbitgames.com
Signed On Mar 8, 2011, 17:00
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News Comments > Star Citizen Examined
12. Re: Star Citizen Examined Sep 23, 2016, 11:39 ItBurn
 
Mordhaus wrote on Sep 23, 2016, 11:21:
Was Freelancer a good game? It was fun, sort of ok, but it was the No Man's Sky of it's time.

Really? Freelancer is the best space game I've ever played and is one of my top games of all time. If SC is anything like Freelancer, this is a major success!
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Examined
11. Re: Star Citizen Examined Sep 23, 2016, 11:37 ItBurn
 
I was there at the start, I understood his vision, and I was down with it. Now they consistently give us playable releases with amazing tech and you see it taking shape. Every day things are looking even better than I imagined and I'm still glad I backed. The guy is successfully making the best space game ever, in gameplay and in technology, and people act like it should have been released years ago. Just go play Elite and leave the devs alone.  
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
3. Re: Evening Metaverse Sep 23, 2016, 09:32 ItBurn
 
Yeah, the effects of cosmic radiation are real. I joke about it every time there's a rare and strange bug in my code. I'm not very original.  
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
22. Re: Morning Interviews Sep 22, 2016, 14:55 ItBurn
 
Beamer wrote on Sep 22, 2016, 14:48:
ItBurn wrote on Sep 22, 2016, 14:43:
Beamer wrote on Sep 22, 2016, 14:38:
ItBurn wrote on Sep 22, 2016, 14:31:
He's saying that all PC gamers are like this.

Incorrect. It is not about all PC gamers. I mean, honestly, if I were to generalize PC gamers, I'd basically say the same thing. And I am a guy that does my gaming predominantly on, and prefers to do it on, PCs. But I acknowledge that PC gamers can be really damn annoying.

I mean, generalizations are made on this board all the time. Marketers are inept, CEOs are psychopaths, feminists are nazis, Trump fans are morons. Do people here generally think the people mean "all?"

I disagree. I think Pachter meant all PC gamers. You can only generalize when most(maybe 80%+?) of a thing are a certain way. With Pachter's claim, most of PC gamers aren't like that.

This is why people got so angry about "Gamers are Over." Rather than looking around and going "man, this is right, there are a lot of really annoying people," someone said "NOT ALL GAMERS!"

Pachter absolutely did not mean all PC gamers. Occam's razor, even. There's absolutely no way anyone could say that and mean "all." At all. Pachter almost definitely plays games via PC himself, which would make him a PC gamer.

Ok, yeah, I used "all" and this was a mistake on my part. Replace my "all" for "most".
 
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
20. Re: Morning Interviews Sep 22, 2016, 14:43 ItBurn
 
Beamer wrote on Sep 22, 2016, 14:38:
ItBurn wrote on Sep 22, 2016, 14:31:
He's saying that all PC gamers are like this.

Incorrect. It is not about all PC gamers. I mean, honestly, if I were to generalize PC gamers, I'd basically say the same thing. And I am a guy that does my gaming predominantly on, and prefers to do it on, PCs. But I acknowledge that PC gamers can be really damn annoying.

I mean, generalizations are made on this board all the time. Marketers are inept, CEOs are psychopaths, feminists are nazis, Trump fans are morons. Do people here generally think the people mean "all?"

I disagree. I think Pachter meant allmost PC gamers. You can only generalize when most(maybe 80%+?) of a thing are a certain way. With Pachter's claim, most of PC gamers aren't like that.

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News Comments > Morning Interviews
16. Re: Morning Interviews Sep 22, 2016, 14:31 ItBurn
 
Beamer wrote on Sep 22, 2016, 14:13:
ItBurn wrote on Sep 22, 2016, 14:07:
If you guys can't see how wrong his analogy is, then I can't really say more to you. But regardless of that, saying that his definition is "nailing" it is insane. Most PC gamers, me included(I try anyway), are actually sensible. Also, I think that you can identify as a PC gamer and still play some games on other platforms. I'm a hardcore PC gamer, but I play handheld and mobile games. Also, some things are simply better on a PC and no amount of ignoring of the facts will make that change. It's not about being "racist". Obligatory conclusion to not get flamed: Consoles have some advantages too.

Most, sure, but are you denying that there's a very vocal portion that is exactly what he described?

Again, look at this board. I think many here would say they are gamers, or people that play video games.

For some, though, their identity is clearly "PC Gamer." Gamer is important, as is PC. They demand both be included in who they are. Those people will gleefully pretend no game is worthwhile unless it's on the PC, that the PC is objectively better than consoles for gaming, and that the PC version of a game is always better.

See: CJ Parker.

Pachter's comment is generalizing PC gamers. He's saying that all PC gamers are like this. People in this thread agree with him. I'm saying that they are crazy. Also, absolutely, there's PC gamers with terrible opinions. There's people with terrible opinions everywhere. There's despicable console gamers.

I'm a PC gamer. As PC gamer as you're going to get. I don't fit your description. As for if games are always better on PC, I'm not going to give an opinion. I'm going to stick to case by case. But I know damn well that most games are simply better on PC. Not only because of the game itself, but of all the advantages that a PC offers and all the effects it has on the gaming industry when you choose the PC version. Most of my friends are hardcore console gamers and I can have debates with them about games and we disagree on some things and everything is fine. Do what you want to do, I don't care, and I'm not going to drop you as a friend if you have differing views on games. But if you're asking me my opinion, I'm going to give it to you straight up, and it's going to be researched.
 
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
12. Re: Morning Interviews Sep 22, 2016, 14:07 ItBurn
 
If you guys can't see how wrong his analogy is, then I can't really say more to you. But regardless of that, saying that his definition is "nailing" it is insane. Most PC gamers, me included(I try anyway), are actually sensible. Also, I think that you can identify as a PC gamer and still play some games on other platforms. I'm a hardcore PC gamer, but I play handheld and mobile games. Also, some things are simply better on a PC and no amount of ignoring of the facts will make that change. It's not about being "racist". Obligatory conclusion to not get flamed: Consoles have some advantages too.  
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
6. Re: Morning Interviews Sep 22, 2016, 13:19 ItBurn
 
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 22, 2016, 13:08:
“I think PC Gamers are like racists; they only like their own kind and they have no interest in venturing out and mixing with other races,” Pachter is quoted as saying by the paper. “PC gamers are arrogant twits who are convinced what they do is better than what anybody else can possibly do.”

He nailed it, sadly some of them post here.

Why are you even on this site if you're not a PC gamer?
 
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
3. Re: Morning Interviews Sep 22, 2016, 10:48 ItBurn
 
I've listened to him a lot back when he did videos for Gametrailers. He was basically always wrong. So that's qualifications, and his opinion of PC gamers and the way he said this shows his level of maturity and self-confidence...  
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News Comments > Resident Evil 7 Specs
1. Re: Resident Evil 7 Specs Sep 22, 2016, 10:31 ItBurn
 
Wow, I don't even make the minimum requirements. It might be time for an upgrade. But, also, the minimum are too high... I'm pretty sure I can run it with my 670.  
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News Comments > More Steam Review System Tweaks
5. Re: More Steam Review System Tweaks Sep 21, 2016, 13:35 ItBurn
 
Personally, I've always liked the review system. The aggregate score pretty much always gave you a good idea of how good the game was for that type of game and that public. Then you could read a handful of key reviews yourself to see if you'd like that game according to its type and what kind of games you like. Looking at the negative reviews is especially helpful. Sure, there's a lot of BS reviews, but just ignore them and go to the next one... In 2 minutes you should have a good idea of if the game is worth the price for you.  
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News Comments > Survarium Anti-Cheat Plans
1. Re: Survarium Anti-Cheat Plans Sep 21, 2016, 11:11 ItBurn
 
I'll be very surprised if more than 10 people play this game. Also, I think it's safe to say that we can forget the singleplayer.  
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News Comments > Gears of War 4 NVIDIA Bundles
13. Re: Gears of War 4 NVIDIA Bundles Sep 21, 2016, 10:11 ItBurn
 
Retired wrote on Sep 21, 2016, 00:50:
I am in the market for a 1070, biut the GoW cover system regen health console game isnt really a selling point is it?

Yeah, to me Gear is the opposite of a PC game.
 
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News Comments > Gears of War 4 NVIDIA Bundles
5. Re: Gears of War 4 NVIDIA Bundles Sep 20, 2016, 13:29 ItBurn
 
Ozmodan wrote on Sep 20, 2016, 13:26:
Funny, I really have not found any issues with Windows 10, while the windows 7 PC continually has issues.

My main issues are with the Windows 10 app store apocalyptic future that Microsoft wants. I also don't like the spying and the gradual removal of user control, but I'm not saying that Win10 doesn't work.
 
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News Comments > Gears of War 4 NVIDIA Bundles
3. Re: Gears of War 4 NVIDIA Bundles Sep 20, 2016, 13:24 ItBurn
 
I've been pro-nvidia for a long time, but I may switch to AMD to combat the Win10 bullshittery. I also think that Vulkan is a way better solution than DX12. It's not looking good for AMD at the moment though...  
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News Comments > EVERSPACE Early Access
16. Re: EVERSPACE Early Access Sep 15, 2016, 16:16 ItBurn
 
Tipsy McStagger wrote on Sep 15, 2016, 16:12:
MacLeod wrote on Sep 15, 2016, 15:55:
Kxmode wrote on Sep 15, 2016, 14:25:

Hope that helps.

God damn it... Rogue.

If it's Rouge, it's a makeup based simulation.

Exactly what I was thinking. I hate garbage RNG rogue-likes. Nothing like having your gameplay entirely based off luck sometimes and not player skill.

There's some rogue-likes that are completely random, but still based on skill. If you're looking at Binding of Isaac, then yeah, most of it is luck. Although the best players will basically never fail. Rogue legacy for example is much more based on player skill. Although, your gear plays a big part, but that's not RNG.
 
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News Comments > EVERSPACE Early Access
9. Re: EVERSPACE Early Access Sep 15, 2016, 13:55 ItBurn
 
MacLeod wrote on Sep 15, 2016, 13:50:
Early Access needs to change it's name to something else. I keep thinking people are referencing Electronic Arts whenever I see the abbreviation EA. Though Electronic Arts does tend to put out unfinished, buggy products I want to stay away from, so maybe we can keep using the same abbreviation.

This does look pretty cool though.

Funny. I think people should stop using EA to mean early access, but really, who cares. I like early access though. Played some great games on it. Some are more of a "games as a service" thing than early access though. Just don't get the early access games that are bad.
 
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News Comments > Shadow Warrior 2 Video
17. Re: Shadow Warrior 2 Video Sep 12, 2016, 17:10 ItBurn
 
Beamer wrote on Sep 12, 2016, 16:16:
ItBurn wrote on Sep 12, 2016, 13:46:
Beamer wrote on Sep 12, 2016, 13:45:
Hated the last one, hated Hard Reset, thinking I need to finally learn my lesson.

I hated Hard Reset too, but really like Shadow Warrior. I'm curious, why didn't you like it?

Honestly, even though I played it in February, and it took me a month to finish, I barely remember it, but:

* Hate...

I think that calling anything in this game terrible is not right... Could they be better? Sure, but everything was good or at least passable. I think that weapons and monsters were better than in most shooters. Do you really think hate is the right word for how you felt about the game? If so, I don't get it. I can definitely say that upgrades mattered though. It was a reason to explore the levels. The game has tons of cool secrets. Also, weapon upgrades made a major difference... I mean you can quadruple the shotgun barrels...
 
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News Comments > Shadow Warrior 2 Video
13. Re: Shadow Warrior 2 Video Sep 12, 2016, 13:46 ItBurn
 
Beamer wrote on Sep 12, 2016, 13:45:
Hated the last one, hated Hard Reset, thinking I need to finally learn my lesson.

I hated Hard Reset too, but really like Shadow Warrior. I'm curious, why didn't you like it?
 
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News Comments > Shadow Warrior 2 Video
6. Re: Shadow Warrior 2 Video Sep 12, 2016, 11:09 ItBurn
 
VaranDragon wrote on Sep 12, 2016, 10:59:
ItBurn wrote on Sep 12, 2016, 10:34:
VaranDragon wrote on Sep 12, 2016, 10:24:
I gotta say this doesn't look that impressive. Two things stand out, the numbers on monsters looks immersion breaking but maybe there is a way to turn that off in the game? Also the HUD. It looks like there is none, so how exactly are we to judge how much health we got left?

There's a HUD. It's been in several videos. Not in this one for some reason. So you're saying that it's not impressive because there's no HUD and there's numbers?

Need more? The animations look stiff and wonky, the demons are almost unrecognizable blobs of color that seem like bullet sponges. Wang seems immortal too. The graphics don't seem all that great in general, with all that haze and stuff, but that could all be also down to this being showcased on a console? Who knows, maybe the gameplay is great on the PC but this video sure as hell doesn't sell it.

It's running on PC. Wang seems to be in god mode here. It's clearly meant to look cool and cinematic. That's why they disabled the HUD. If you want real gameplay, there's tons of 10-20 min videos out there. You die pretty quick if you don't pay attention. As for your other points, I dunno, I either disagree of find that you're way too harsh for some reason.
 
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