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Signed On Jul 18, 2011, 06:27
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News Comments > New GeForce Drivers
4. Re: New GeForce Drivers Nov 4, 2015, 21:12 shiho
 
After NVidia's "game-ready" Advanced Warfare drivers broke Advanced Warfare and I had to downgrade to fix all the stuttering and horrible FPS and missing audio and such, I lost faith in "game-ready" drivers completely.  
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News Comments > Blizzard Updating Older Games for Modern OSes
5. Re: Blizzard Updating Older Games for Modern OSes Nov 4, 2015, 17:00 shiho
 
Finally, we'll get a decent sequel to Diablo2. It will be called "Diablo2".

ldonyo wrote on Nov 4, 2015, 17:00:
I can say from personal experience that Diablo II works on Windows 10 in single-player mode. The graphics could use a re-rendering at higher resolution, however.

"Runs" and "works" are two different things. Diablo2 has no widescreen support, and all actor movement and animation speeds are messed up, compared to how it used to run on systems it was designed for.
 
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News Comments > No More WoW Numbers
32. Re: No More WoW Numbers Nov 4, 2015, 14:31 shiho
 
If you want a quality WoW experience, it can be found on Nostalrius, a vanilla emulated server. Party like it's 2006, before all the dumbing down and inconsistent art style "upgrades". Max out anisotropy and AA, and the game still looks good.

Nostalrius PVP (primary server) has population of anywhere between 3500 and 7000 people at a given time, usually.

Nostalrius PVE (just opened) also has thousands, but likely will be less prolific.
 
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News Comments > Overwatch Beta Begins; No OS X Version
5. Re: Overwatch Beta Begins; No OS X Version Oct 28, 2015, 16:50 shiho
 
Meanwhile, still waiting for new Tribes patch to go public.  
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News Comments > Alien: Isolation - The Collection Released
18. Re: Alien: Isolation - The Collection Released Oct 28, 2015, 06:17 shiho
 
I knew how this barely-game was going to play before it came out... wanted to be wrong. Looks great, gameplay is really non-existent. Fuck crafting, fuck combat/stealth sequences with humans, fuck fail-retry-fail, fuck indestructible alien.

There was a time when games had actually different code, algorithms, approaches behind them. But this is just the same tired shit in different skin.
 
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News Comments > No Man's Sky in June
32. Re: No Man's Sky in June Oct 28, 2015, 03:18 shiho
 
I still don't see why a screensaver is being sold as a commercial product. The time of flying toasters is long behind us.  
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News Comments > Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series Ends Next Month
2. Re: Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series Ends Next Month Oct 21, 2015, 17:31 shiho
 
None of Telltale games are "interactive". I laffed when in "Walking Dead" you chose to save one character over another.

Oh yes they did get saved, and it was an actual "choice", except the character you "saved" was instantly pushed into the background of the story and departed to another location. Later on as the story briefly showed them again, it was only to shortly kill them off.

Designing interactive stories is an art and a science, and when all you have is state machine approach to this, nothing good comes out of it.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
9. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 21, 2015, 16:39 shiho
 
I've seen this entire show.

Not only was the episode itself clearly supportive of inciest, but-

"“Wedding Videography” ends with Briggs Hatton appearing on the screen stating that he is the writer of the episode and was an advocate for cousins marrying, and incest in general. (Editor’s Note: Briggs Hatton did write the episode, but that was the actor Matt Gourley playing him).

Briggs had talked with the rest of the writers in the Community writing room, and they had agreed to allow Briggs to make this episode under the stipulation that he reveals his identity and views at the end of the episode."

jacobvandy wrote on Oct 21, 2015, 16:07:
shihonage wrote on Oct 21, 2015, 15:22:
This last season they had an episode where they tried to legitimize incest. Without a joke. For real.

I don't recall the exact episode, but the show in general has a lot of dry satire... You probably just missed the joke.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
6. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 21, 2015, 15:22 shiho
 
This last season they had an episode where they tried to legitimize incest. Without a joke. For real.  
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News Comments > etc.
2. Re: etc. Oct 19, 2015, 02:01 shiho
 
(Doesn't read article) I feel my life improving already!  
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News Comments > GeForce Experience Users to Get Drivers First?
39. Re: GeForce Experience Users to Get Drivers First? Oct 16, 2015, 16:44 shiho
 
We live in an age where operating systems become smorgasborgs occupying gigabytes of memory for no reason, where printer drivers are hundreds of megabytes, and where videocard companies push their crapware onto the customer.

Hey NVidia, shadowplay sounds great. How about putting it into your already extensive and feature-rich NVIDIA CONTROL PANEL, you buttholes? No?

Well, fuck you then.
 
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News Comments > Minecraft: Story Mode Begins
4. Re: Minecraft: Story Mode Begins Oct 13, 2015, 23:01 shiho
 
Telltale Games Presents: Money For Nothing: The Game  
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News Comments > Gauntlet Support Ending; Pre-order Bonuses Freed
7. Re: Gauntlet Support Ending; Pre-order Bonuses Freed Oct 11, 2015, 05:13 shiho
 
A few weeks ago, with 2 friends, I passed an older Gauntlet for the XBOX360. I forgot the exact name. Seven Sorrows? Probably wrong. It was a bit repetitive but we had a fun time. Even though it was a 4:3 aspect ratio game.

Then we installed THIS GARBAGE OF A GAME, after the August patch no less. Controls were awful, the game offered no sense of "oomph" and yeah, soulless and empty. Fuck this game.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
20. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Oct 8, 2015, 06:21 shiho
 
Back in USSR, when the veil was weakening and we first got American TV shows which showed American prisons in them, it became a common saying/joke that American prisons are better than our everyday lives. Except the joke was sourced in truth. Because our lives were dire and filled with battle for elementary things like food and clothes and insulation of our shitty claustrophobic apartments.

Now, that was just life. Russian prisons were far worse.

Perhaps Snowden got an idea of what the inside of a -Russian- prison looks like, and it is scaring the shit out of him, so he wants to make sure he -never- ends up inside one of those.
 
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News Comments > StarCraft II UI Change Plans
1. Re: StarCraft II UI Change Plans Oct 3, 2015, 01:49 shiho
 
(tumbleweed rolls by)  
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News Comments > Hitman Rollout Detailed
12. Re: Hitman Rollout Detailed Sep 30, 2015, 22:49 shiho
 
Dacron wrote on Sep 30, 2015, 00:08:
I thought after Absolution they were making a game like the originals ?

No, they've just been giving it lip-service while eyeing the rear of its fanbase for impending penetration.
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
7. Re: Evening Metaverse Sep 30, 2015, 06:57 shiho
 
It is horrible, this idea.  
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News Comments > Saturday Metaverse
8. Re: Saturday Metaverse Sep 28, 2015, 00:22 shiho
 
Sonic is not perfect, and I get pretty slow speeds, but I would not switch to anything else. Fuck Comcast, fuck AT&T.  
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News Comments > Source 2 Running on Vulkan
37. Re: Source 2 Running on Vulkan Sep 25, 2015, 16:59 shiho
 
Bundy wrote on Sep 25, 2015, 08:48:
Actually, im more scared of the cloud service spying. My PC just has games on it.

'mkay?

See, I can be an asshole too.

That's your unique and uncommon experience. The rest of us can have our logins stolen and snooped into our private diaries and such, things that used to be more secure on a PC maintained by someone who actually understands security. Also I don't like the idea of someone snooping into my project source code, not to mention, eh, porn.

I can't believe I have to argue with someone who defends having spyware built into his desktop OS. Guess it's what the plants crave.
 
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News Comments > Source 2 Running on Vulkan
32. Re: Source 2 Running on Vulkan Sep 25, 2015, 05:06 shiho
 
Bundy wrote on Sep 25, 2015, 00:19:
And you are being somewhat condescending shihonage, I mean, come on. Look at your language, "that's precious". You're being that Linux elitist jerk.

I've ran into Linux elitist jerks, and they all used Linux at home, going back 15 years. I'm just a regular elitist jerk, and that's okay, because being saucy on the Internets is one of the few joys I have in life.

The fact of the matter is that nobody really cares if Win10 is spying, I mean, it sucks, but after the headlines went away a couple weeks ago, so did the story. There was no mass outrage from the smallfolk. Because Google's already on your phone spying, 10 years ago they flat out said they had scripts reading your gmail, that didn't stop it from being one of the most massively used email systems, their entire company's strategy is rooted in targeted ads. Nobody cared. Facebook is sniffing through every post and picture, spying and selling your info, and a billion people are on that. Nobody cared. And then we have the NSA spying on everyone. Let's not pretend MS invented this.

Let's not pretend that

a) two wrongs make a right

or that

b) spyware in cloud services is the same on disaster scale as having your local computer bugged with keyloggers, filesystem snooping and unsolicited audio capture to which you agreed by clicking on that MS agreement when installing the Freemium OS (tm)

'mkay?
 
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