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Signed On Jul 18, 2011, 06:27
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News Comments > StarCraft II Micro Content Plans; Legacy of the Void Launch Trailer
15. Re: StarCraft II Micro Content Plans; Legacy of the Void Launch Trailer Nov 7, 2015, 16:47 shiho
 
Starcraft 2 came out in 2010. The campaign was fun, but sadly not cooperative. Then I forgot about it.  
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News Comments > Fallout 4 Launch Trailer
63. Re: Fallout 4 Launch Trailer Nov 6, 2015, 02:10 shiho
 
I really wish they didn't call these games "Fallout". They're far too simple in all the wrong ways, and have far too shitty writing.  
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News Comments > On Fallout 4's Graphics
53. Re: On Fallout 4's Graphics Nov 5, 2015, 04:46 shiho
 
All that engine improvement, the writing will still be complete shit.  
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News Comments > New GeForce Drivers
7. Re: New GeForce Drivers Nov 4, 2015, 21:44 shiho
 
Video drivers are now full of switches which optimize them for specific engines. I guess it was inevitable. NVidia sees "oh these guys have this many draw calls of this type in this place", and they're like, "oh we can queue them all up here or group it here, or speed it up like this"...

Ideally these optimizations should all be on engine end, but that's just never happening, apparently. If it did, I guess, videocard drivers would remain frozen at one version for very long periods of time...
 
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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."

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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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