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Real Name Tessier Ashpoole   
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Signed On Apr 26, 2011, 18:32
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News Comments > Fortnite Passes 7 Million Players
7. Re: Fortnite Passes 7 Million Players Oct 5, 2017, 11:33 Primalchrome
 
Retired wrote on Oct 5, 2017, 10:16:
but I don't really need ANOTHER game.
LOL. I think that has been my mantra for the last 35 years of gaming....
 
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News Comments > Fortnite Passes 7 Million Players
2. Re: Fortnite Passes 7 Million Players Oct 5, 2017, 10:13 Primalchrome
 
The casual aspect is fun...and fast matches make it easy to jump in and play a bit. My only issue with it is the umbrella phase.... Something about it is off and I can't put my finger on the mechanic that ruins it for me. I can't remember the last time I beat another group to the ground to start hoovering up weapons.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
14. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 20, 2017, 15:06 Primalchrome
 
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Sep 20, 2017, 14:34:
While I can see your argument being somewhat valid(Brazil maybe)
Right....because here in the US reality is just like the CSI shows people binge on. Actual percentage rates for cops solving crimes like this are in the teens. Admittedly, it's not a problem for most of folks in suburbia...but that's anecdotal.

Take a video/some pictures. You won't feel like quite as much of a hero, but odds of conviction will go way up with more evidence to back up the witness statements.
Right. A nice 4k video of Optimus in all his glory will take the sleuths from a national average of around 17% to a stunning 90% I'm certain. Because the CCTV will miss the closeup of the robber's class ring and football QB engraving. All the cops will have to do is shout "ENHANCE" at the screen to solve this one.

where I live, EVERYONE has a gun.
Sadly...same here. We're on the same page on this one. The open carry bullshit is unbelievable. Cops don't get decent firearms training and when you pile on all the wannabe-Rambos with their open carry, I just can't see how people support this insanity.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 20, 2017, 13:12 Primalchrome
 
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Sep 20, 2017, 13:03:
Robbery is bad, random civilians murdering(or trying to, via 17 stab wounds) robbers is even worse. Take a fucking photo or movie with your damn phone and call the cops. What if the robber had pulled a gun instead of a knife, and shot everybody in the store? What if the fake gun he had in the first place had been real, and he shot the teller in the face when he got hit with the chair? Idiotic behavior.
I'm not sure where you live....but things aren't always that black and white. Taking out your cell and snapping a movie of Optimus Prime robbing the barista isn't really going to do any good. Most burglaries and robberies become nothing more than paperwork for local cops. They don't spend many resources doing anything about it....because it's low percentage, and they don't make any money doing it. So the deterrent factor starts disappearing in some areas. If the local citizenry begin refusing to allow it to happen...you start recapturing some sense of order.
 
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News Comments > PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS Cheaters Banned
2. Re: PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS Cheaters Banned Sep 14, 2017, 10:56 Primalchrome
 
Cue the whiners about how they can't prove people are cheating and that they're banning all these innocent lambs. At one time, League of Legends would do a name and shame of people trotting out all the "I'm innocent!" lies. They would post logs and make the person look like utter trash. I realize that is a ton of extra overhead, but damn it was entertaining.  
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News Comments > PUBG Status Update
5. Re: PUBG Status Update Sep 13, 2017, 11:15 Primalchrome
 
Retired wrote on Sep 13, 2017, 08:34:
You can actually set your key bindings to do the crouch jump for you, so when you hit your jump key it is built in everytime. Doesn't even need a script. Just double up your keybinds.
Currently, yes. But they're taking that out next patch. I have it macro'd through my logitech software....just hope they don't declare that to be an exploit. It seems more user friendly to make it intuitive to the single jump/vault command.
 
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News Comments > PUBG Status Update
1. Re: PUBG Status Update Sep 12, 2017, 13:11 Primalchrome
 
Sad to see vaulting not being released...but I can respect the reasoning. The whole jumping through windows thing should just be built into jumping/vaulting AND BREAK THE DAMN GLASS. Making it a pain in the ass doesn't really add anything 1337 to the game...it's just as pain in the ass OP mechanic like skiing was in Starsiege : Tribes.

Still...it's nice to see steady progress in an early access title.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
17. Re: Op Ed Sep 12, 2017, 13:07 Primalchrome
 
The article is amusing satire....but it's equally amusing how the US mainstream will say 'fuck' but cringe and whisper 'the n-word'. It's a silly and childish over reaction for adults. Keyword : adults. Pewdepie is a shitheel. He's not like Elvis...more like Stern. What he's doing is not art, it's simple base shock entertainment. Even Beavis & Butthead had some social commentary built into it....

All that said, Pewdipie's target audience is kids...and this is an ongoing issue. Every advertiser should be showing some kind of ethical concern and pulling out. Any broadcasting medium should be requiring regular disclaimers on his stream. ...and parents should be paying a little more attention to what their kids are watching.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 12, 2017, 12:51 Primalchrome
 
One of those sitting/standing desks may be in my near future for the new office...  
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News Comments > L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files Announced
13. Re: L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files Announced Sep 7, 2017, 17:08 Primalchrome
 
Not quite to the last straw to break the camel's back. Fallout 4 VR might be the title that puts a Vive in my household.  
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News Comments > LawBreakers Roadmap
13. Re: LawBreakers Roadmap Sep 7, 2017, 15:54 Primalchrome
 
4D-Boxing wrote on Sep 7, 2017, 13:09:
i don't any market saturation when it comes to online multiplayer FPS.

Anyways, all that to say there isn't much out there.
....oooooooooookay. Is this a bad example of the Tenth Man policy?
 
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News Comments > XCOM 2: War of the Chosen for Windows Released
24. Re: XCOM 2: War of the Chosen for Windows Released Aug 29, 2017, 14:15 Primalchrome
 
Martin Riggs: The guy who shot me! The same albino jackrabbit son of a bitch who did Hunsacker.
Roger Murtaugh: You sure?
Martin Riggs: Yeah, I'm sure man. I never forget an asshole.
 
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News Comments > XCOM 2: War of the Chosen for Windows Released
12. Re: XCOM 2: War of the Chosen for Windows Released Aug 29, 2017, 12:48 Primalchrome
 
Flatline wrote on Aug 29, 2017, 12:31:
Same here. Vanilla XCOM2 didn't click for me. I didn't mind the turn timers, I didn't mind the scarcity of resources in the strategy map, but both together ended up frustrating me.
Same. The turn extension mod was the only thing that saved it for me. I'll probably wait until the Christmas sale to make sure that the mods are all working properly... Well...that and the fact that I'm in a backlog of titles I'm trying to play at this hot second.
 
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News Comments > Fallout 4 Creation Club Beta
6. Re: Fallout 4 Creation Club Beta Aug 29, 2017, 12:44 Primalchrome
 
The idea of having a straighforward way to donate to modders is an admirable thing. There is a pretty strong hint that Bethesda is looking at it as a cash grab as well as a way to get free coding to fix/patch their games. Sadly, a fair percentage of the mods out there were created to correct piss poor decisions by the dev.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 29, 2017, 12:40 Primalchrome
 
Nice clean setup, Blue! I'm not sure whether to envy or fear your monitor.... The idea of going back to a single display (even such a widescreen) turns my hindbrain into a gibbering wreck.  
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News Comments > PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS Tops Steam Player Count
13. Re: PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS Tops Steam Player Count Aug 28, 2017, 12:13 Primalchrome
 
theglaze wrote on Aug 27, 2017, 20:52:
right-click scope working 10% of the time
no buildings being rendered so players and items were floating...
fluidity of movement is terrible,
all forms of fighting are lagged and clunky,
If you're talking about a recent build (last two months)....honestly....reading through your list of bugs it sounds like issues on the client side. Either lag, potato machine, or failing to drop settings to suit your rig. Anecdotal...the newest machine at my house is 2 years old and all of them run PUBG with very few issues. The one with 8GB of RAM did have the buildings failing to load back in....early July maybe? It's been fine since then. It's not as smooth as a tight asset optimized title like CS:GO, but we're also not talking about 100m maximum sight distances either.

I only recommend this game to those anarchy-deprived persons who need a digital outlet before they do something stupid enough to land themselves in real-life jail.
...Mmmmmhmmm.
 
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News Comments > Bethesda Reveals VR Release Dates
4. Re: Bethesda Reveals VR Release Dates Aug 23, 2017, 12:34 Primalchrome
 
Yes, it is a totally new title. $60 MSRP. No DLC included. They've indicated that there will not be an upgrade path for current users....but that may change. They're essentially having to reinvent the engine and UI to accommodate VR.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 22, 2017, 15:36 Primalchrome
 
Travelled to TN to see the totality. It was well worth it....to witness the coming of the Old Ones.  
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News Comments > BATTLETECH Delayed
10. Re: BATTLETECH Delayed Aug 15, 2017, 18:03 Primalchrome
 
Flatline wrote on Aug 15, 2017, 13:32:
Also, we'll see how the AC adjustment works. AC/10 was just brutal.
Urbies on overwatch behind your line were punching way outside their weight class....for some reason that made me giddy.

Glad that they're taking the needed time to do this release right.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
21. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 14, 2017, 17:50 Primalchrome
 
RedEye9 wrote on Aug 14, 2017, 15:56:
You know Pence is tired of running around doing damage control as his boss becomes more tractable. Now all they have to do is take away the morons twitter account.
You don't think Pence just views himself as sitting in the bullpen waiting for the 70+ year old guy to throw his arm out of socket?
 
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