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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 > Unreal 4 Engine Released; $19/Month Licensing
17. Re: Unreal 4 Engine Released; $19/Month Licensing Mar 19, 2014, 22:33 Primalchrome
 
...are some of you serious? $19 is a deal breaker for you for access to one of the top engines on the market? I'd say that you're in the wrong industry/hobby if that is the case. Is it also going to be too much to buy the extra hard drive and spend the time to set up something really simple like a CVS repository?  
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News Comments > Diablo III XP Bonus
82. Re: Diablo III XP Bonus Mar 5, 2014, 12:17 Primalchrome
 
Krovven wrote on Mar 5, 2014, 04:23:
Primalchrome wrote on Mar 5, 2014, 00:08:
Krovven wrote on Mar 4, 2014, 16:06:
The inclusion of the AH was an attempt at dealing with these problems from D2.
Your naivete is very cute.

As is your idiocy. The AH was Blizz's answer to getting people away from dealing with shady 3rd party sites selling gold an items. They wanted a piece of that, hard to fault them for it.
My idiocy.... They put up the auction house to create a new recurring revenue stream from D3. It was put up for profit...not to fix anything. Do not try to attribute altruism to something obviously motivated by greed. Look, you're a Blizzard fanboi, I get that....but if you want people to believe you're offering logical arguments, don't let the BlizzLove bleed through quite o clearly.
 
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News Comments > Diablo III XP Bonus
76. Re: Diablo III XP Bonus Mar 5, 2014, 00:08 Primalchrome
 
Krovven wrote on Mar 4, 2014, 16:06:
The inclusion of the AH was an attempt at dealing with these problems from D2.
Your naivete is very cute.
 
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News Comments > Steamships Ahoy - EvilQuest
8. Re: Steamships Ahoy - EvilQuest Feb 22, 2014, 03:06 Primalchrome
 
Cutter wrote on Feb 21, 2014, 12:21:
Gee, another 16 bit "retro" game. Sigh. Please, just stop. We had to play them back then. We didn't have a choice. Why would you want to drive a Model-T when you can zoom around in a McLaren F1?
Not sure if you meant this to be humorous or not...since the McLarens were built in the early mid-nineties which is relatively close to the same time you saw a lot of the 'retro' games you're talking about.

Why would you want to drive a McLaren F1 when you could own and drive 10 Ariel Atoms for the same price?
 
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News Comments > Respawn Attacks Titanfall Bribery Claims
28. Re: Respawn Attacks Titanfall Bribery Claims Feb 20, 2014, 12:50 Primalchrome
 
Seventyfive wrote on Feb 20, 2014, 11:09:
007Bistromath wrote on Feb 20, 2014, 10:02:
I have not been paid to say that Titanfall is the best FPS that has ever been made

I 100% agree.
This is HIGH praise. Which makes me very skeptical of comments like this being made about a product still in beta. Best FPS ever made...mmmmmmm.....
 
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News Comments > Titanfall Beta Signups Tonight
9. Re: Titanfall Beta Signups Tonight Feb 11, 2014, 20:23 Primalchrome
 
briktal wrote on Feb 11, 2014, 20:12:
(requires Origin account)
Ah. Thanks for the info...
>breaks out pencil and scratches a line through Titanfall<
 
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News Comments > Darkest Dungeon Kickstarter
14. Re: Darkest Dungeon Kickstarter Feb 11, 2014, 13:04 Primalchrome
 
AlexSledge wrote on Feb 11, 2014, 11:57:
For someone who mentioned a more Dungeon Keeper like experience, look to Dungeon Forge (still in Kickstarter, and it appears they can use your love) - which is another that looks quite full of potential for me.
I really like the look of this. It reminds me of Neverwinter Nights and the toolset that came with it (moreso than Dungeon Keeper). I'm always very hesitant to put down money on Kickstarters, but Dungeon Forge might very well merit my hard earned dollars....
 
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News Comments > D.I.C.E. Award Winners
9. Re: D.I.C.E. Award Winners Feb 7, 2014, 16:53 Primalchrome
 
Cutter wrote on Feb 7, 2014, 14:55:
most people will never even get the chance to experience it?
That is a non-factor. Has nothing to do with the quality of the game and by that reasoning, PC games would be eliminated for being platform exclusive.
Cutter wrote on Feb 7, 2014, 14:55:
And D3? Cereal? This is why award shows are bunk and no one takes them seriously.
That's probably the best example of a stinker winning. That should have gone to DOTA2, hands down.
 
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News Comments > D.I.C.E. Award Winners
6. Re: D.I.C.E. Award Winners Feb 7, 2014, 12:49 Primalchrome
 
Parallax Abstraction wrote on Feb 7, 2014, 11:33:
The Last of Us winning for "Most Innovative" is a start...

That's a great game but it's a zombie-themed action-adventure game, there's nothing innovative about it other than the fact an action game is well written.
Whereas I agree in that Papers Please should have taken the Innovative category, I disagree that there was nothing innovative about tLoU. It was more than just a zombie-themed game in the same way that HalfLife was more than just another demons from hell shooter.

There were a few of the awards I think should have gone to other nominees, but on the whole I didn't think it was filled with bad choices.
 
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News Comments > D.I.C.E. Award Winners
3. Re: D.I.C.E. Award Winners Feb 7, 2014, 11:00 Primalchrome
 
What exactly is a crock? The fact that Last of Us swept the awards or something more specific?  
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News Comments > Amazon acquires Double Helix Games
7. Re: Amazon acquires Double Helix Games Feb 6, 2014, 15:12 Primalchrome
 
Kindle Exclusives!!! Amazon acquires the Ouya!!! Amazing pseudo-tablet android consoles for all!!!

This makes us happy, right? Right? Someone tell me that's right....
 
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News Comments > Dark Souls II on May 31?
5. Re: Dark Souls II on May 31? Feb 3, 2014, 15:57 Primalchrome
 
Ugh...I really need to go back and play Dark Souls. I bought it on Steam when it was on sale...kind of on a lark. Heard a mixture of horror stories and awe from some friends and put it on a back burner.  
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News Comments > John Carmack Offers QuakeCon Talk
3. Re: John Carmack Offers QuakeCon Talk Jan 31, 2014, 10:51 Primalchrome
 
Just to foster the illusion of continuity, I hope id takes Carmack up on his offer....  
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News Comments > EA Taking Lessons From Launching BF4
19. Re: EA Taking Lessons From Launching BF4 Jan 29, 2014, 11:47 Primalchrome
 
Wait.... A commander, 60fps and 64 players in a game is INNOVATIVE? Starsiege Tribes had that 15 YEARS AGO!!!  
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News Comments > Steam Machines Announcement
25. Re: Steam Machines Announcement Jan 7, 2014, 00:49 Primalchrome
 
Silicon Avatar wrote on Jan 7, 2014, 00:12:
Fantaz wrote on Jan 6, 2014, 23:04:
DOS Days > All

Loadhigh="hahanoway.sys"

I had like 6 boot options and getting Ultima 7 to run with sound and a mouse driver suckkkked. D:
Ahh yes...the good old DOS days. Buy Dark Sun: Shattered Lands for $60+ from EB...then realize you couldn't finish due to a bug. I think after talking to SSI's support it only took 4-6 weeks for them to ship me the floppy with the patch on it.
 
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News Comments > Full Steam Machines Ahead at CES
24. Re: Full Steam Machines Ahead at CES Jan 6, 2014, 17:09 Primalchrome
 
Wait...is this Blues? Where are all the "GABE IZ TEH ANTIKRIST! STEAM IZ TEH 3VIL! DRM!!!" posts?

That being said...I'm tempted to buy one for the living room just to replace the laptop that I have hooked up to play games in Big Picture Mode.
 
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News Comments > Steam Holiday Sale
12. Re: Steam Holiday Sale Dec 20, 2013, 01:00 Primalchrome
 
Silicon Avatar wrote on Dec 20, 2013, 00:27:
someone created a Shufflepuck Cafe clone called Shufflepuck Cantina. That name is a blast from the past...
Thanks SA! I've added Shufflepuck Cantina to my Wishlist and will be keeping an eye out to see if it goes on sale. I spent many a hour in the Cafe and hope the Cantina is just as addictive.
 
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News Comments > QuakeWorld Turns 17 and This Day in Gaming History
23. Re: QuakeWorld Turns 17 and This Day in Gaming History Dec 18, 2013, 15:50 Primalchrome
 
ViRGE wrote on Dec 18, 2013, 11:26:
Ahh Tribes. It was ahead of its time and yet everything that follows only gets farther and farther from the purity of its vision.
So true. 64 player games. Vehicles. Mobile infantry. Troop carriers. Destructable bases. Amazing mods (Renegades anyone?).
 
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News Comments > GOG.com's Money Back Guarantee
33. Re: GOG.com's Money Back Guarantee Dec 9, 2013, 22:31 Primalchrome
 
>chuckle< I wish I lived in a world that was so simple that I could boil down evil into equating Gabe Newell with Satan/Kali/Loki/Nurgle/Hel. If someone doesn't like Steam, that's cool...they're welcome to their opinion, especially if it is rational and well thought out. It does get amusing though when paranoia becomes the overwhelming theme in a person's gaming mantra....akin to those foamy mouth folks you run across ranting about how we never landed on the moon.  
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News Comments > GOG.com's Money Back Guarantee
30. Re: GOG.com's Money Back Guarantee Dec 9, 2013, 17:51 Primalchrome
 
Goodguy HorrorScope.  
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