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Signed On Mar 2, 2012, 06:19
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News Comments > Battlefield 1 Fall Update
7. Re: Battlefield 1 Fall Update Nov 15, 2016, 12:48 NegaDeath
 
Nimh wrote on Nov 15, 2016, 12:16:
I finally had some free time last weekend to try this. I downloaded Origin only to find that my account was completely empty, which was every applicable BF title pre-BF4. This is like my ultimate online distribution nightmare.

I guess once you link a purchase in Origin it's just a roll of the dice if you can keep your purchases after a period of inactivity. A bit of a bummer that it's all gone now.

Contact support, they should be able to fix it. There's no reason inactivity would void your account.
 
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News Comments > etc.
7. Re: etc. Nov 10, 2016, 18:48 NegaDeath
 
EA Games presents The Witcher 4.


Feel that shiver up your spine?
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
18. Re: Morning Consolidation Nov 10, 2016, 15:35 NegaDeath
 
If we're going for authenticity then the games should start randomly becoming garbled at some point until you restart it enough times. Just don't blow on it.  
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
10. Re: Morning Consolidation Nov 10, 2016, 12:59 NegaDeath
 
That retro NES is a classic Nintendo idea, a great concept marred by too many technical shortcomings. If this thing tied into their existing store and allowed you to acquire new games it could have been a money generating machine. A literal virtual console-console for people that only want the old stuff. Instead it's a one-off. So close.....  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
8. Re: Morning Metaverse Nov 9, 2016, 14:12 NegaDeath
 
Necrophob wrote on Nov 9, 2016, 13:50:
More like, Canada will build an ice wall, to keep the white walkers out.

In some places here we'll be in -35C/-31F weather soon enough, takes care of that problem for a few months.
 
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News Comments > Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon for Free
3. Re: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon for Free Nov 9, 2016, 12:21 NegaDeath
 
IMO way better than the base game it spawned from. Always found modern Far Cry games to have way too much padding. Blood Dragon shrinks it down to a more enjoyable ratio. And adds a bunch of neon and giant lizards with frikkin laser beams attached to their heads.

Mark IV style motherfucker!
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
4. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 9, 2016, 11:36 NegaDeath
 
Canadian here, couldn't help but watch a livestream of your election until after midnight. Interesting times.

I'll be shipping a small truckload of parts up from the US in the near future. Anyone in the NY area who wants to be smuggled across just send me a note. I'll even poke some breathing holes in the box for you.
 
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News Comments > Star Wars Battlefront 2 Next Year
10. Re: Star Wars Battlefront 2 Next Year Nov 2, 2016, 12:26 NegaDeath
 
And the missing 1/2 half of the game will again be released in the following year via DLC, for the price of a whole new game. Maybe by Battlefront 3 they'll be up to feature parity with the original Battlefront series. It'll just cost you $400 or so to get there.

But it is still damn pretty, can't deny that. What I'd give to see Jedi Knight with this tech.

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News Comments > Steam Screenshot Policy Change?
6. Re: Into the Black Nov 1, 2016, 21:01 NegaDeath
 
No way man, this policy just fell out of the sky.  
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News Comments > Star Citizen Free Fly
9. Re: Into the Black Oct 21, 2016, 23:19 NegaDeath
 
mellis wrote on Oct 21, 2016, 21:03:
{PH}88fingers wrote on Oct 21, 2016, 19:13:
are you not entertained?

Gladiator was great

Shh! CR will want to add time travel to roman era Earth to Star Citizen if he hears that.
 
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News Comments > Nintendo Switch Announced
18. Re: Nintendo Switch Announced Oct 20, 2016, 14:16 NegaDeath
 
Nintendo systems tend to be designed to be very durable so not too concerned about contacts wearing out. Battery life also tends to be on the high side. But after what happened with WiiU it makes no sense to be a early adopter.

There was one improvement mentioned elsewhere that does make a lot of sense. If this thing is a hybrid portable/console then it might mean they no longer have two platforms to deal with anymore. All their dev teams can focus on one system and every game can be played by everyone. That's a pretty major improvement. the WiiU library was anemic, but if it also had the 3DS's library?
 
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Patch Update
44. Re: Into the Black Oct 14, 2016, 12:38 NegaDeath
 
Verno wrote on Oct 14, 2016, 09:24:
Instead of actually addressing these things like other companies they're just radio silent.

This is the key difference to me. Over-promising, being too optimistic, development path now working out, components having to be moved to future DLC or sequels, all this can be understood as issues encountered during game development.

It's the post-sale behavior that's putting it into different territory. If someone sells you something that isn't close to what's advertised, and they won't take your calls afterward? And after all the complaints come in they don't change the marketing? That's scamming.

If they were serious about adding these missing features down the road they would say so for damage controls sake. Silence is literally costing them money with all the refunds going on, not to mention the damage to both personal and brand reputation. That they continue on this path despite all that tells you all you need to know about their intentions.

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News Comments > Star Citizen Trailer
23. Re: Into the Black Oct 14, 2016, 00:25 NegaDeath
 
Slashman wrote on Oct 13, 2016, 23:24:
Squadron 42 is delayed indefinitely isn't it?

That's the joke.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Trailer
19. Re: Into the Black Oct 13, 2016, 22:57 NegaDeath
 
Man this footage of Squadron 42 looks amazing! Oh, wait no this is the other thing.  
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Patch Update
40. Re: Into the Black Oct 13, 2016, 22:48 NegaDeath
 
The sheer number of promised features that are completely missing makes this feel like it's a Molyneux game or something. I even dare draw comparisons to Battlecruiser 3000AD.

When Frontier announced ED would no longer have an online mode shortly before launch, that was a fuckup. But they did set the record straight before release. Hello Games was completely mute about all the stuff missing and let it go to sale. It's still being advertised with those missing features. The steam page trailer shows a bunch of things not in the game. There's no information showing these to be future updates, no roadmap. The goods simply don't match the bill of sale and they knew it. That's a scam.

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News Comments > New Vive Controller and PS4 Controller Coming to Steam
2. Re: New Vive Controller and PS4 Controller Coming to Steam Oct 13, 2016, 11:54 NegaDeath
 
Like the PS4 controller support. Already use one via Inputmapper but it doesn't change the fact that button prompts in games use the 360 layout. Hopefully official support means devs will implement both or something.  
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Patch Update
10. Re: Into the Black Oct 13, 2016, 00:17 NegaDeath
 
I remember a time a few years ago we were celebrating the new golden age of space sims. Elite Dangerous! No Mans Sky! Star Citizen! X Rebirth! Man that did not turn out like expected. At least one of them worked out ok.  
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News Comments > Hitman Season Finale Details
4. Re: Hitman Season Finale Details Oct 12, 2016, 19:19 NegaDeath
 
It's a bit like Skyrim where you don't really care about the story, the gameplay and depth of the world is the real attraction. And in that regard it's complex and fun. The release schedule is weird but the size and depth of each level demands you to spend time there learning it anyways. The staggered release also gives them time to look at feedback from players, though I don't have evidence of that having an effect. I like the idea of the one-off time limited challenges too. It rubs the OCD in you the wrong way, but at the same time you get a bigger rush from it since failure is permanent.  
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
4. Re: Morning Mobilization Oct 11, 2016, 14:29 NegaDeath
 
Wow. Might as well just sell them as makeshift grenades to militaries at this point.

"Load VR app, count to two, and throw!"

"Oh shit it's a Note! Take cover!"

Don't really use the removable battery feature in my G4, but after reading that Wired article I think I'll continue to have that as a preferred option just in case.
 
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News Comments > Dungeon Keeper Free on Origin
18. Re: Dungeon Keeper Free on Origin Oct 7, 2016, 16:49 NegaDeath
 
Sacrifice wrote on Oct 7, 2016, 16:33:
I know it isn't free, but I recommend checking its spiritual successor "War for the Overworld": http://buy.wftogame.com/

On a personal note I also greatly enjoyed and recommend the similar styled game Evil Genius. It's 12 years old now but the art style holds up.
 
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