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Nickname Suppa7
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Signed On Jan 26, 2012, 04:58
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
3. Re: Morning Interviews Nov 13, 2015, 03:18 Suppa7
 
TangledThorns wrote on Nov 12, 2015, 12:25:
RTS is a dying genre, sadly. I'd be shocked if we ever see Starcraft return as a RTS.

The problem was the original team that did Starcraft was long gone and World of warcrafts success basically recked the potential of SC2 and Diablo 3. We can see how much has been lost because World of warcraft became the focus.

Starcraft 2 has to be the most boring by the numbers sequel of all time. There are no new paths tread. At the time Starcraft 1 was made they were making new innovations and breaking new ground in RTS.

This comment was edited on Nov 13, 2015, 03:42.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield 4 Free DLC Plans
8. Re: Battlefield 4 Free DLC Plans Nov 13, 2015, 02:42 Suppa7
 
Slick wrote on Nov 13, 2015, 01:44:
"actual big maps" lol.

such rose-tinted nostalgia glasses, the article itself said explicitly how small a view distance there was in BF2 (and it was small, so very very small, like 150m). The point is that it "felt" bigger. When you have a 4KM view distance, nothing really changes with the skyline when you move around.

Size is relative, you'd actually have to sit down and do metric conversions of the time and distance travelled between games. It's quite possible for the maps to be larger in terms of space/travel time despite having 'lower distance'. AKA the relative distances are all that matter. So its quite possible if you blew up or scaled down he co-ordinate space (depending on which is bigger or smaller) you'd find out all sorts of interesting things.
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
3. Re: Morning Safety Dance Nov 12, 2015, 22:43 Suppa7
 
Cutter wrote on Nov 12, 2015, 12:33:
And the FBI assault on civil rights continues unabated.

That's its job, lets be honest... it exists to protect the status quo and that is the naked criminality of the powerful.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/COINTELPRO
 
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News Comments > Diablo III Patch 2.4.0 Plans
10. Re: Diablo III Patch 2.4.0 Plans Nov 7, 2015, 22:30 Suppa7
 
More evidence that path of exile is the better ARPG.  
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News Comments > StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Launch Schedule
5. Re: StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Launch Schedule Nov 6, 2015, 02:52 Suppa7
 
Wildone wrote on Nov 5, 2015, 19:59:
People playing this fucking game still? I remember playing it to death in 1998 but wtf..its 2015..they need to update it a lil bit

You need to remember that there is a new generation that never played starcraft 1 at all, theres a generational turning and churn because new kids are constantly being born. So theres generations of kids coming in on the 2nd or third installment. That's why old gameplay is old to us oldtimers but brand new to the young.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
6. Re: Morning Consolidation Nov 5, 2015, 20:41 Suppa7
 
Tumbler wrote on Nov 5, 2015, 13:18:
In a $60 game micro transactions are despicable. I can think of instances where they aren't that bad, cosmetic items for example, but in the end if all feels like content that was deliberately cut from the core game rather than additional stuff added to the game.

The problem is free market theory can only work when you are within asskicking distance of the people selling you shit. Once the people making and selling stuff are 100's of miles away, corruption runs rampant because you can't kick the bastards ass. Or as I like to say: Humanity doesn't scale. Human beings were never meant for these giant societies. The human mind is just a clusterfuck of monkeydom, it really shows us human beings evolved from lower animals.
 
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News Comments > Descent: Underground Early Access
11. Re: Descent: Underground Early Access Oct 23, 2015, 13:21 Suppa7
 
Bub wrote on Oct 23, 2015, 06:34:
I would love to see this gain a large following, but judging from the failure of other somewhat newtonian space sims to attrack large enough audiences these days, and from the general average gamers complaint that copy cats like Miner Wars is too hard, I doubt this will attract enough players to make online worth it.

The real issue is that it's hard to control a ship like the descent ship moves in 3D, most people just don't have the biological reflexes and brain power to handle it. I think what is needed is a 'newbie' mode where you have a more doom like approach where the ship is magetically stuck to walls or their orientation that acts like a 2D floor in fps and it has a free floating 360 turret, aka aim and movement are like in an fps. That would go a long way to saving the genre, just because most people can't handle truly 3D flying.

I've been thinking about why games like descent and freespace bit the big pickle and its really largely about the differences in what we as traditional Descenters/pilots want out of a game and what the gaming masses want out of a game. A difference in needs.

One can construct a game that caters to both sets without breaking what made descent great, you simply add rules to the game modes like say what unreal tournament did where you have different modes or game rules you can shut on or off. Those who want to play the hard traditional 6DOF and have the total game run by those rules can, those who want to play mixed in with other players with easier controls can play it that way as well. Therefore purists like ourselves can play in their own spaces and don't have to worry about new rules tainting the purity and they can pick and choose at their whim to play with the mixed rules bunch that allows for the reflex challenged among us to get some fun out of the game.

I think of it in terms of how would I design descent today if I had a brother who had serious challenges in reflex speed/intelligence/etc. Because those kids want to have fun to. And we keep forgetting what its like to be a kid and on the losing side of a videogame, its not nice.
 
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News Comments > New Steam User Record
15. Re: New Steam User Record Oct 20, 2015, 13:33 Suppa7
 
Verno wrote on Oct 20, 2015, 09:00:
We also get a lot more native PC games than in the 90s, look at Steam. Most of the F2P games I've used I've never laid out a penny for either.

I'm sorry to tell you but this is bullshit, many of the "native" games on PC are also totally locked down thereby basically defeating the essence of what we had in the 90's.

Almost all AAA are ports or are DRM/crapware infested, so it basically defeats the purpose.
 
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News Comments > BATTLETECH Expanded Merc Campaign Coming
17. Re: BATTLETECH Expanded Merc Campaign Coming Oct 18, 2015, 20:32 Suppa7
 
jdreyer wrote on Oct 18, 2015, 17:29:
edaciousx wrote on Oct 18, 2015, 17:07:
i really hope they hit the pvp.... i am worried that they won't :(.

They are trending toward $3.2M so they should make it easily.

And if for some strange reason they don't, I'm sure we'll see it as the first expansion.

They'll be a last rush before it ends like always. They have a track record. So people have confidence.
 
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News Comments > Morning Interviews
12. Re: Morning Interviews Oct 16, 2015, 14:46 Suppa7
 
Ludomancer wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 12:23:
I hate PoE. It felt horribly poorly made, and not because it had "niche appeal".

Sorry to say it but if you believe it was poorly made, you haven't played the baldurs gates games in ages. PoE is easily better than Baldurs gate 1 and Icewind dale. Planescape Torment is still tops however.
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
11. Re: Evening Tech Bits Oct 16, 2015, 11:01 Suppa7
 
InBlack wrote on Oct 16, 2015, 02:57:
"Snowden School of Stupidity"??? Really?? Except, you know fairies and wood sprites are imaginary, but the fucking NSA is not...this has got to be one of the most idiotic posts Ive read all week.

As I like to say, the human beings on earth are dumber than they appear... Check out what science has discovered about the brain:

https://tinyurl.com/oomtc5t

 
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News Comments > Saturday Safety Dance
7. Re: Saturday Safety Dance Oct 12, 2015, 03:32 Suppa7
 
HorrorScope wrote on Oct 11, 2015, 12:52:
Good idea.

Problem is everything is easily compromised, due to them having the resources to intercept things or have companies leave hidden backdoors:

https://theintercept.com/2015/09/28/hacking/

http://www.democracynow.org/2013/12/30/glenn_greenwald_the_nsa_can_literally

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jul/31/nsa-top-secret-program-online-data

"A top secret National Security Agency program allows analysts to search with no prior authorization through vast databases containing emails, online chats and the browsing histories of millions of individuals, according to documents provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden."
 
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News Comments > Saturday Tech Bits
19. Re: Saturday Tech Bits Oct 12, 2015, 03:19 Suppa7
 
Just like how books were going to destroy our memories too... every advance has people decrying it... we adapt as we always have.

There are always trade offs, what we get by offloading memory is we can use those cognitive resources for other things. Plus the internet acts as a giant thought error correction tool.

We can find true information and it annoys the shit out of the elites, things that were hidden can now be found at lightning speed like this:


Science on reasoning:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYmi0DLzBdQ

Protectionism for the rich and big business by state intervention, radical market interference.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHj2GaPuEhY#t=349

The Citibank memo

Citibank memo

Where'd much of the money given to the banks go?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJqM2tFOxLQ

Talk on how people becoming political is the greatest threat to corporate power.

https://youtu.be/Ttv6n7PFniY?t=10

States experiencing serious systemic "handicaps":

https://youtu.be/0kmUS--QCYY?t=246

Major powers, and imposing control over the awakened masses.

https://youtu.be/4usbR_kKCDs?t=397
 
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News Comments > Voice Actors Authorize Strike
15. Re: Voice Actors Authorize Strike Oct 8, 2015, 12:52 Suppa7
 
HoSpanky wrote on Oct 8, 2015, 12:42:
The people complaining that it's "just voice acting" and "their demands are unreasonable" haven't done an ounce of reading on this. The demands are...pretty reasonable. Asking for an extra $3300 for every two million copies sold is VERY reasonable. Asking to be paid extra for "stressful" recording isn't unreasonable. They don't mean "when I sound stressed", they mean "when they want me to yell myself hoarse for 6 hours, ruining my voice for several days". Think about how much yelling there is in games. It's a lot!

Initially I thought this was silly, like most everyone on here. Read into it, it's not absurd.

Most game acting is pretty bad but I agree if their demands are modest, but we may being fed FUD or PR. Many people who are voice actors aren't exactly poor.
 
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News Comments > Dungeons 2: A Game of Winter Next Week
1. Re: Dungeons 2: A Game of Winter Next Week Oct 8, 2015, 12:48 Suppa7
 
Dungeons 2 could have been a good game but man they released it in a totally unfinished state. You can tell the game wasn't finished at release.  
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News Comments > Transformers: Devastation Released
15. Re: ArcheAge Head Start Issues Oct 7, 2015, 10:37 Suppa7
 
The Half Elf wrote on Oct 7, 2015, 09:04:
Suppa7 wrote on Oct 7, 2015, 05:58:
The Half Elf wrote on Oct 7, 2015, 00:28:
Give the art assets to High Moon and let them make a game out of it. War of/Fall of Cybertron were rock solid.

Problem was the multiplayer coding was shit and the game modes in multiplayer were limited because the game was locked down and had no level editor.

It's the Unreal engine, multiplayer was/is fine.

Sorry to tell you the multiplayer was gimped, the game constantly switching hosts and had serious problems when people were lagging. Also the matchmaking was pretty bugged before they patched it.
 
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News Comments > Transformers: Devastation Released
12. Re: ArcheAge Head Start Issues Oct 7, 2015, 05:58 Suppa7
 
The Half Elf wrote on Oct 7, 2015, 00:28:
Give the art assets to High Moon and let them make a game out of it. War of/Fall of Cybertron were rock solid.

Problem was the multiplayer coding was shit and the game modes in multiplayer were limited because the game was locked down and had no level editor.
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
5. Re: Evening Tech Bits Oct 7, 2015, 04:34 Suppa7
 
Cutter wrote on Oct 6, 2015, 19:19:
Aww, those poor corps need all the help they can get, huh? Conservatards - the reason we can't have nice things.


Not just conservatards, most people are desperately uninformed.

Science on reasoning:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYmi0DLzBdQ


Protectionism for the rich and big business by state intervention, radical market interference.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHj2GaPuEhY#t=349

Wikileaks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABDiHspTJww&feature=youtu.be


Manufacturing consent:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwU56Rv0OXM


https://vimeo.com/39566117


Other important info

Parasitic finance

http://michael-hudson.com/

http://www.therealnews.com

The Citibank memo

Citigroup memos bombshell

http://www.rdwolff.com

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OcA1v2n7WW4#t=2551

US distribution of wealth

https://imgur.com/a/FShfb

Wealth in america


The Centre for Investigative Journalism

http://www.tcij.org/
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
10. Re: Steam Top 10 Sep 27, 2015, 23:02 Suppa7
 
ColoradoHoudini wrote on Sep 27, 2015, 20:19:
I tried Elite Dangerous.. and it felt so god damn empty. So lonely.. i never felt like I was part of a big game

Tapped out after a few tries.

Still having a lot of fun screwing off in MGS though!

If you haven't you should check out freespace 2 scp

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhAR8rWPluQ

http://scp.indiegames.us/

http://www.gog.com/game/freespace_2
 
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News Comments > Evening Crowdfunding Roundup
2. Re: Evening Crowdfunding Roundup: Kickstarter Holyness Sep 23, 2015, 06:04 Suppa7
 
Bub wrote on Sep 22, 2015, 08:07:
Luv how the Kickstarter honchos are painting themselves as holy holies, while their system perpetrates scams like Star Citizen and other "early access" type games. I don't see them requiring the users of the site to post information frequently like stocks have to. They have essentially created a stock market with virtually no rules or regulation, so slick guys can soak many for millions.

I understand your beef with star citizen but the regular AAA game world is a just as much a disaster. DRM'd games out the wazoo, encryption, the fact they are trying to get games encrypted and stream them from the other side of the net.

Star citizen seems benign compared to the push by the big companies to take away our rights completely to own anything.
 
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