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Signed On Apr 26, 2011, 18:32
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 13, 2016, 10:43 Primalchrome
 
I've been very impressed with Galaxy S series and the Nexus series. If you want a more user friendly option that seems to work better with peripherals and has a better camera....Galaxy. If you're more concerned about a virgin experience and feels a touch peppier...Nexus. Both lines have had their battery issues, but the fast charging tends to render them moot.  
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News Comments > Total War: WARHAMMER Free and Paid DLC
1. Re: Total War: WARHAMMER Free and Paid DLC Sep 1, 2016, 20:52 Primalchrome
 
Glad to see Vlad taking the field. Never cared for Mannfried. Anyone want to take bets on how good his ring of regeneration will be in game???  
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News Comments > PlayStation Now Coming to PCs
19. Re: PlayStation Now Coming to PCs Aug 23, 2016, 18:39 Primalchrome
 
Very interested in the DS4 adapter, I'd really like to have seamless usage on a PC. I had high hopes for the Steam controller, but the DS4 just hits everything so well...

All that said, I'm not interested in a monthly sub to play...
 
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News Comments > Space Hulk: Deathwing Trailer
3. Re: Space Hulk: Deathwing Trailer Aug 17, 2016, 10:45 Primalchrome
 
Article wrote on Aug 17, 2016, 10:18:
renowned 40k author Gav Thorpe
Article wrote on Aug 17, 2016, 10:18:
acclaimed Dark Angels writer Gavin Thorpe
Jesus, Gav has become such a tool over the last decade.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 17, 2016, 10:43 Primalchrome
 
The Half Elf wrote on Aug 17, 2016, 10:21:
Might even be able to hit 88mph.
ONE POINT TWENTY-ONE GIGAWATTS!?!?!?! Great Scott!

Hey Blue, where did you get the caster mods? That sounds fantastic.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Out of the Blue Aug 8, 2016, 14:28 Primalchrome
 
Orogogus wrote on Aug 8, 2016, 14:19:
I think people said that the reason there's a tonal shift between the movie and the TV series is because Fox put a bunch of demands and limitations on Whedon for TV, but eh...
They were also trying to resolve what Whedon had envisioned as a multi-season arc into a two hour movie.

I dusted the series off for the kids a few weeks ago since they were big Castle fans. They loved it....and were howling when I explained how the suits at FOX ruined/cancelled it. Then I held up the brass ring,"But never fear boys, they made a MOVIE!"

They may never forgive me for the death of their favorite character.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
16. Re: Steam Top 10 Jul 25, 2016, 14:30 Primalchrome
 
Sorry for doublepost... Is anyone playing Starbound? I keep hearing that it is a Terraria remake with janky controls and animations.  
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
15. Re: Steam Top 10 Jul 25, 2016, 14:28 Primalchrome
 
Ozmodan wrote on Jul 25, 2016, 02:58:
Rimworld? I looked at that game and laughed, it looks like something coded in the 90's.

People are nuts to pay $30 for that game. It looks like one of those $1.99 games.
If your most important aspect of a game is whiz-bang or eyecandy rather than gameplay or depth....you're right. If you enjoy the game itself, Rimworld is pretty damned amazing. $30 seems steep, but it's worth it. I'd say the sweet spot for the title is $19.99. At that pricepoint it is a steal.
 
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News Comments > Rimworld Steam Key Fraud Halted
23. Re: Rimworld Steam Key Fraud Halted Jul 18, 2016, 16:37 Primalchrome
 
Darks wrote on Jul 18, 2016, 13:51:
Valve is so supposed to do their due diligence by going in and revoking those keys that have been reported as stolen. This is almost entirely Valve not doing their jobs.

Is anyone really surprised about this? Valve barley does anything but collect money and could give a rats ass about supporting us customers.
(rolling eyes) Typical half-baked Darks foot stomping. For someone that claims to be so 'in the know' when it comes to devs and business, you don't even understand what a chargeback from a CC company entails.
 
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News Comments > RimWorld Early Access
11. Re: RimWorld Early Access Jul 16, 2016, 14:13 Primalchrome
 
Tachikoma wrote on Jul 16, 2016, 05:03:
It is also a proof that all you need is a quality product to be successful. This game cost 30 bucks from beginning, was never on sale or Steam - which some say is the only way to make it in the indie world. Not true, since they shifted ~100K copies just through little exposure they had after Kickstarter.
I think Tynan has created a great product...and was lucky that he released it during a time that he could get amazing exposure through streamers on Twitch. Cohh Carnage has streamed this game off and on over the past couple years... It is a whole new model on marketing and grass roots approaches...
 
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News Comments > Rick and Morty VR Announced
2. Re: Rick and Morty VR Announced Jul 15, 2016, 17:44 Primalchrome
 
Pr()ZaC wrote on Jul 15, 2016, 17:10:
*belches*
Laugh. Beat me to it.
 
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News Comments > RimWorld Early Access
1. Re: RimWorld Early Access Jul 15, 2016, 17:40 Primalchrome
 
This is a really fun indie title. Glad to see it finally make it to Steam.

I dunno how many games out there allow you to leverage a Sociopath into a medical field....and then use him to harvest organs from prisoners to heal other colonists.
 
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News Comments > Orcs Must Die! Unchained Adds Hero
2. Re: Orcs Must Die! Unchained Adds Hero Jul 13, 2016, 20:18 Primalchrome
 
Phffft. I hope they go bankrupt. Releasing OMD2 was an insult to everyone that bought OMD. This is even worse. The first two games should have had all the content under a single title.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
6. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 9, 2016, 18:50 Primalchrome
 
Two thumbs up, Blue.  
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News Comments > Windows Gaming Survey
5. Re: Windows Gaming Survey Jul 8, 2016, 20:58 Primalchrome
 
I was disappointed that they tried to keep the word association game positive. I really had to dig to find something positive to check about Razer, Xbox, and Microsoft.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
6. Re: Out of the Blue Jul 6, 2016, 11:15 Primalchrome
 
Thanks for such a great site, Blue.

Earlier this year I ran across an old text document that had a long list of URLs including Blues. It was dated around 2000-2002.
 
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News Comments > CS: GO Gambling Scam
35. Re: CS: GO Gambling Scam Jul 5, 2016, 15:17 Primalchrome
 
Endo wrote on Jul 5, 2016, 13:09:
I really wanted to get upset too at Valve for their part in this. But then I realized, you know what, their part in this really is no different than collectible trading cards kids have been buying for decades. And I'm sure there were even kids who gambled with them.
Exactly. Anyone that ever collected baseball cards as a kid was doing the exact same thing. The outrage in this thread directed toward Gabe/Valve is just the same laughable bullshit that comes up in any thread that involves them.
 
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News Comments > CS: GO Gambling Scam
29. Re: Buying digital skins has never been PHUNNER. Jul 5, 2016, 09:40 Primalchrome
 
jacobvandy wrote on Jul 5, 2016, 04:19:
To be fair, it's really not their problem if kids are gambling online, in any form. That's an issue with parenting in the home.
I'm not sure if you read anything about this situation.... It *is* their problem. They are marketing a product to their target demographic....kids. It's no different than using Bugs Bunny to sell Wild Turkey to kids over the internet when you know there is no way to confirm ID. On top of that, they are pushing a site that they have a stake in with zero transparency. It is morally reprehensible and there are legal ramifications.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
6. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 29, 2016, 11:00 Primalchrome
 
16 years is pretty damn respectable. Might want to hit up a local dealer about warranty on parts. A *good* chair is something everyone that games or works at a desk should invest in. $700 over the course of a decade is a pittance for the aches, pains, and damage cheap chairs are responsible for.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
40. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 28, 2016, 11:07 Primalchrome
 
Nucas wrote on Jun 27, 2016, 12:00:
pretty funny that robert jordan was the biggest name in fantasy when GRRM was trying to get his footing and a song of ice and fire hit the mainstream.
I loved the first few Jordan books....but the success all went to his head. He started writing drivel by the pound and becoming the living incarnation of petulance. Whereas GoT should get multiple seasons per book, Jordan's works could be easily boiled down to multiple books per season. So many wasted pages on minutae and loose threads....
 
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