Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
Customize
User Settings
Styles:
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:

Regularly scheduled events

User information for Slick

Real Name Slick   
Search for:
 
Sort results:   Ascending Descending
Limit results:
 
 
 
Nickname None given.
Email Concealed by request
Description
Homepage http://
Signed On Sep 4, 2012, 06:20
Total Comments 3576 (Veteran)
User ID 57545
 
User comment history
< Newer [ 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 ] Older >


News Comments > Plants vs. Zombies Free on Origin
4. Re: Plants vs. Zombies Free on Origin Dec 11, 2017, 12:29 Slick
 
Creston wrote on Dec 11, 2017, 12:02:
PvZ is a great game, it's just too easy. Once you figure out how to do an optimum build order, you literally can never fail.

PvZ2 is a lot more challenging in that regard, but of course, it's absolutely infested out the ass with EA's microtransaction shit.

Isn't PvZ2 just laden with the standard "candy crush" timed lockout stuff? Like it's a free game, but you can only play a certain amount before you get locked out for 45 minutes or so, but you can pay to bypass?

For a game that plays well on a mobile device, it always worked for me cause I'd only be playing for 10-15 minutes at a time. If you wanted to binge it you'd hit the paywall pretty fast.

I don't really know how I feel about this model. On one hand it feels really insidious, but on the other I get to play a fully fleshed-out game (alot bigger and more complex than the first game) without paying a dime.

You'd think that if the ratings industry meant anything this would all be an easy fix. Any game that has these "freemium" things should be rated 18+ so that no children are spending $1000 on this dumb shit. If you're an adult, then you can make up your own damned choice. I'm all for personal responsability.
 
Avatar 57545
 
A 'leet militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear virtual arms shall not be infringed! -Cutter
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > etc., etc.
2. Re: etc., etc. Dec 8, 2017, 18:28 Slick
 
Such a clickbait headline.

It's a bug, they'll squash it. Ever since the loot cave of old, they don't let exploits live for more than 4-5 days... usually.
 
Avatar 57545
 
A 'leet militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear virtual arms shall not be infringed! -Cutter
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Op Ed
1. Re: Op Ed Dec 8, 2017, 17:48 Slick
 
Hmm... isn't there an Academy award for best independent something something? I'm probably wrong...  
Avatar 57545
 
A 'leet militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear virtual arms shall not be infringed! -Cutter
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Star Wars Battlefront II Microtransactions May Not Return
10. Re: Star Wars Battlefront II Microtransactions May Not Return Dec 8, 2017, 10:32 Slick
 
Well, thanks angry mob of gamers. I'm sure that the 2-years of DLC seasons they had planned will be massively gimped now. Good work. WE DID IT!

I like how KX's solution is "just charge $12.99 for each DLC"

Weren't microtransactions the PROBLEM?

Cause "loot boxes" isn't an issue, like I've said a dozen times, You had to roll the die to see what loot you got in DnD 40 years ago. So don't give me that shit. Chance has always played a role in gaming.

Right, and split the player base up. brilliant. Get used to $50 near-mandatory season passes coming back for good guys! WE DID IT!

Just cause they fucked up the implementation doesn't mean that funding DLC development to give to all players for free by harnessing the spending power of the 1% who want to pay for crates was an inherantly terrible idea. It was just implemented in a terrible way.
 
Avatar 57545
 
A 'leet militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear virtual arms shall not be infringed! -Cutter
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Valve Cashing Out of Bitcoin
16. Re: Valve Cashing Out of Bitcoin Dec 7, 2017, 05:14 Slick
 
Kxmode wrote on Dec 6, 2017, 22:09:
All currencies are fiat. However, BitCoin is like the loot box of fiat currencies.

No.

XBT is more like a commodity. There is a fixed supply, and they're impossible to duplicate.
 
Avatar 57545
 
A 'leet militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear virtual arms shall not be infringed! -Cutter
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Evening Interviews
1. Re: Evening Interviews Dec 6, 2017, 21:48 Slick
 
Massive is easily my second fav developer next to DICE, I have a soft spot for the Swedes I guess.

Played about 4 hours of WiC last night after getting the MP fix working, goddamn that gameis still so much fun. Hope it gets a spiritual sequel someday, but they're probably working on a sequel to The Division...
 
Avatar 57545
 
A 'leet militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear virtual arms shall not be infringed! -Cutter
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > etc.
1. Re: etc. Dec 6, 2017, 13:19 Slick
 
Man, I thought this board was bad, scroll down on that comment thread about Respawn until the first person who doesn't bash Respawn for this move, and instead encourages them to make the MP more like TF1 than TF2, and just watch how people jump down his throat.

Last time I ever read comments on GameSpot, I don't know what I was thinking.
 
Avatar 57545
 
A 'leet militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear virtual arms shall not be infringed! -Cutter
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Destiny 2 Curse of Osiris Released
3. Re: Destiny 2 Curse of Osiris Released Dec 6, 2017, 06:09 Slick
 
Oh and for those keeping track, D2 already has microtransactions for cosmetic items.  
Avatar 57545
 
A 'leet militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear virtual arms shall not be infringed! -Cutter
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Destiny 2 Curse of Osiris Released
2. Re: Destiny 2 Curse of Osiris Released Dec 6, 2017, 05:43 Slick
 
I got the "season pass" for D1

Only to find out it only included 2 shitty expansion packs, and left out the third "real" one that cost extra.

For D2 it seems like this first xpack is pretty garbage. Don't even know why they bother, it's just such a blatant effort to get EVERYONE on the season pass. If you really want to play D2, you pretty much have to pay $110. If not you literally get left behind with lower level caps, etc.
 
Avatar 57545
 
A 'leet militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear virtual arms shall not be infringed! -Cutter
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Morning Consolidation
1. Re: Morning Consolidation Dec 5, 2017, 11:44 Slick
 
Oh for fuck's sake.

Games can't explore real issues, only every other kind of media is allowed that high ground.

Fuck off.
 
Avatar 57545
 
A 'leet militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear virtual arms shall not be infringed! -Cutter
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > The Division Patch Tomorrow, Free Weekend Starts Thursday
9. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 5, 2017, 10:36 Slick
 
You can't be 100 levels above others in the DZ, there is strict level segregation. You'll never see someone at gear level 280 when you're 180. And if you don't want to compete at the highest levels, then just find slightly lower gear so you get put into lower level DZ servers.

They have had multiple servers for every 20-30 levels of gear level for almost a year now. This has been fixed for a long time.

The solution is NOT to just axe the most interesting part of the game.
 
Avatar 57545
 
A 'leet militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear virtual arms shall not be infringed! -Cutter
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > The Division Patch Tomorrow, Free Weekend Starts Thursday
7. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 5, 2017, 09:50 Slick
 
Darks wrote on Dec 5, 2017, 08:31:
Looking forward to the new Darkzone 2.0 Love that you cant be attacked if you dont go Rogue. Its about time UBI!!!

Wait, what?

Is this real?

That would completely kill this game for me...

The whole thrill of going into the DZ was that you'd always be looking over your shoulder, that anyone could betray you. It offered a gameplay experience incomparable to almost any other.

If now it's just a high level grinding zone.. then who the fuck cares...
 
Avatar 57545
 
A 'leet militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear virtual arms shall not be infringed! -Cutter
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Get World in Conflict Free and Free Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag Plans
22. Re: Get World in Conflict Free and Free Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag Plans Dec 5, 2017, 08:53 Slick
 
christheshitter wrote on Dec 5, 2017, 07:59:
Cutter wrote on Dec 4, 2017, 21:57:
You just answered the question I was going to ask...who the hell doesn't have/hasn't played Black Flag yet? I thought everyone would have by now. BF is definitely the best of them. If you were ever going to only play one game in the series that would be the one to play. I prefer Ezio and the Italian Renaissance myself, but BF was the most fun and most like playing out a classic pirate film. Cruising around the Caribbean - especially if you're playing in the winter - is pretty damn sweet as well.

Am i reading this right? Cutter likes the Assassins Creed franchise from the well-renowned Ubisoft shit?

I must be dreaming a nightmare!

HOW DARE SOMEONE LIKE A GAME? DON'T THEY KNOW? DON'T THEY KNOOOWWWWWW??
 
Avatar 57545
 
A 'leet militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear virtual arms shall not be infringed! -Cutter
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Get World in Conflict Free and Free Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag Plans
20. Re: Get World in Conflict Free and Free Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag Plans Dec 5, 2017, 07:17 Slick
 
I think I'm the only one that enjoyed Unity. I didn't finish it, but it seemed to have a more cohesive plot than Origins. Origins is pretty great, I'm i think halfway through the game, level 22.  
Avatar 57545
 
A 'leet militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear virtual arms shall not be infringed! -Cutter
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Evening Patches
2. Re: Evening Patches Dec 5, 2017, 02:33 Slick
 
Yeah, they pretty much doubled the credits you earn if you do well. Also, they made it so AFK farmers get 1 credit at the end of the match, so pretty much solved both problems.

Nice to see no one gives a flying fuck as it doesn't further the narrative that DICE is evil.
 
Avatar 57545
 
A 'leet militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear virtual arms shall not be infringed! -Cutter
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Get World in Conflict Free and Free Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag Plans
17. Re: Get World in Conflict Free and Free Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag Plans Dec 5, 2017, 02:28 Slick
 
https://www.reddit.com/r/GameDeals/comments/7hhz8g/uplay_world_in_conflict_complete_edition_free/

This comment was edited on Dec 5, 2017, 02:58.
 
Avatar 57545
 
A 'leet militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear virtual arms shall not be infringed! -Cutter
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Get World in Conflict Free and Free Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag Plans
16. Re: Get World in Conflict Free and Free Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag Plans Dec 5, 2017, 02:05 Slick
 
What great news, I really hope that this blows up the online numbers for World in Conflict. That is BY FAR the most fun RTS game I've ever played.

For people who don't know, it's an RTS game without any "building" or "economy". Also you play on teams of 4, you buy 4-8 units, then you just work with your team to take points against another team of 4. It's very dynamic, and still holds up visually.

I played it until the servers dried up, I really hope they'll fill out now, I it's been too long...
 
Avatar 57545
 
A 'leet militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear virtual arms shall not be infringed! -Cutter
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Saturday Metaverse
4. Re: Saturday Metaverse Dec 2, 2017, 22:04 Slick
 
Dan Harmon is a smart guy, sound advice.  
Avatar 57545
 
A 'leet militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear virtual arms shall not be infringed! -Cutter
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > EA Says Visceral's Cancelled Star Wars Game Was Too Linear
22. Re: EA Says Visceral's Cancelled Star Wars Game Was Too Linear Nov 30, 2017, 06:06 Slick
 
DangerDog wrote on Nov 30, 2017, 04:45:
HorrorScope wrote on Nov 29, 2017, 22:54:
I'm just not going to believe that the cancelled one, was the good one. Just assume it was like the rest or worse.

From what I've read it sounded like there was a huge brain drain at Visceral after EA forced them to make the Battlefield Hardline cops vs robbers game, they didn't want to make it and it destroyed moral.

They ended up pouring too much time into making trailers and tech demos and couldn't get animation systems to work the way they wanted. It didn't sound like there was much sharing of code between Battlefront and the game Viscreal was working on.

DICE raised the bar for graphics extremely high with their photographic modeling in their latest games. If you aren't capable of adapting to the way assets need to be generated you might really struggle to keep your job.

I think Visceral bit off more than they could chew.

Frostbite is a bitch to work with, it's not like UE that is built from the ground-up to be user-friendly. Lots of EA studios had a hard time adapting.

Plus with the secretive nature of the code, they aren't letting enough people really come to grips with it. There's no way to "train" yourself to be good at working with it unless you already are working on a game that's using it.

So yeah, a bitch to work with, but without question the best engine on the market (ie. best looking vs best performance), nothing else comes close, and if they do it's only on one of these 2 areas.
 
Avatar 57545
 
A 'leet militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear virtual arms shall not be infringed! -Cutter
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
News Comments > Bungie Outlines Destiny 2 Plans
10. Re: Bungie Outlines Destiny 2 Plans Nov 30, 2017, 06:03 Slick
 
Gunplay's good, but the endgame (and midgame) is just boring as fuck if you aren't playing with friends.

I set my party privacy to "open" and never once did random strangers just spawn during a mission I was doing. You have to set all of that up yourself, and you can assume that even if you know 50 people playing the game, none of them will have to do the exact mission you're about to embark on. So the friend will have to be nice and just re-do a mission they've already done, or you'll be playing most of the content in this game by yourself.

It wasn't like this in D1 on PS4, I don't know how they fucked it up on PC so badly.

OH and there's no fucking ALL chat, even in the social areas! WTF! You can't even get a pick-up group started if you wanted to by just talking to people.

It's okay though, the first paid DLC is out in a week, that will make sure that anyone who doesn't buy it is gimped with their gear, enjoy the grind!
 
Avatar 57545
 
A 'leet militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear virtual arms shall not be infringed! -Cutter
Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
3576 Comments. 179 pages. Viewing page 21.
< Newer [ 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 ] Older >


footer

Blue's News logo