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Real Name Tipsy McStagger   
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Signed On Jan 4, 2013, 15:48
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
2. Re: Morning Safety Dance Oct 4, 2017, 12:08 Tipsy McStagger
 
Pigeon wrote on Oct 4, 2017, 09:59:
‘As CEO I am responsible for what happens on my watch; out of my thousands of employees I failed to notice THAT GUY! *points to random schmuck eating a sandwich* didn’t do his job. One idiot screwing everything up, you can’t regulate that, or hold me or the company responsible in anyway, there’s absolutely nothing we could have done, so case closed, no need to dig into the company’s security habits or question why we’re allowed to collect so much personal information, cause it was all THAT GUY’S fault.’

Well the sacrificial goat has been offered let's see if the government eats it.

Government- "Good enough for me"
*begins lynching*
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
2. Re: Morning Consolidation Oct 4, 2017, 12:07 Tipsy McStagger
 
SpectralMeat wrote on Oct 4, 2017, 10:03:
"Xbox Boss"
XbossX

or

xXxBossxXx

Like in true L33T DUDE fashion.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
28. Re: Into the Black Oct 2, 2017, 14:43 Tipsy McStagger
 
Redmask wrote on Oct 2, 2017, 09:02:
Tipsy McStagger wrote on Sep 29, 2017, 15:34:
I'm the target audience for these things. I have enough disposable income, enough to say take up any hobby I want minus things like Horse Polo or Rally car driving as examples of mega rich hobbies but I don't have enough time to play more than maybe 2-3 hours every second day.

I'll say this, If I love a game and it gives me the ability to progress faster than a slug grind fest (Like for example planetside 2 with double exp and boosters) I'd have no problem dumping in a few hundred a year to progress, plus I'm loving the game. These are usually reserved to F2P games though and rely on the Employed Dad life to keep them going while the unemployed 12+ hours a day gamer can not pay anything and get free entertainment to grind away.

Or they could design the game to not be a fucking job. Making the hamster wheel spin faster is your solution? Fuck man, have some standards. I have plenty of disposable income but that doesn't mean I'm going to spend it all on an ever-increasing "progression wheel" in a video game. They will just keep slowing down that wheel, there is no endgame there.

I purposely left this part of the argument out because there's lots of variables to it. Yes, I do think they shouldn't have slog fests of grind games on the endless "Content" hamster wheel. In this example,, I found planetside 2 actually fun, didn't feel like a grind when you aren't playing it to unlock weapon x or whatever.

I absolutely hate daily quest type games, I like progression, I hate daily grinds.. Destiny was horrible for this and a reason I don't play those games.

The industry purposely puts in persistent online games with huge content grinds because theres always those people who grind out everything very quickly and complain about content. They also make money mills like planetside 2 which have incentives but you don't need to buy into it (It's free to play.. free to play... As in they have to make money somehow because those server bandwidths aren't cheap!) Even if Planetside 2 was not free to play, it would cost 60$ to buy the game then they still need to pay for bandwidth and server maintenance, which means they need a subscription.. It's called BUSINESS. You don't survive without making a positive cash flow.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
15. Re: Op Ed Sep 29, 2017, 15:34 Tipsy McStagger
 
I'm the target audience for these things. I have enough disposable income, enough to say take up any hobby I want minus things like Horse Polo or Rally car driving as examples of mega rich hobbies but I don't have enough time to play more than maybe 2-3 hours every second day.

I'll say this, If I love a game and it gives me the ability to progress faster than a slug grind fest (Like for example planetside 2 with double exp and boosters) I'd have no problem dumping in a few hundred a year to progress, plus I'm loving the game. These are usually reserved to F2P games though and rely on the Employed Dad life to keep them going while the unemployed 12+ hours a day gamer can not pay anything and get free entertainment to grind away.

The other side, which is charging full price for a game then having money in the game to pay2win stuff kind of bugs me, same with DLCs being announced on release (Destiny). I do like DLC's as long as the content is deserving like a new game. But mostly, when they release a shitty broken game and the DLCs are what the game should have been (Evolve comes to mind?)

The biggest fix to the industry would be that if idiots stopped buying these shit titles on pre-order, it would weed out whats wrong with the gaming industry.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
5. Re: Into the Black Sep 29, 2017, 13:22 Tipsy McStagger
 
Nullity wrote on Sep 29, 2017, 12:54:
I probably shouldn't be admitting this in public, but here goes...

I love sci-fi. It is, without a doubt, my favorite genre. But I just don't like Blade Runner. It's almost universally regarded as the pinnacle of science fiction, but I find it painfully slow and boring. I've even seen all 3 of the versions previous mentioned (theatrical, director's, final), each time feeling excited when it begins that this is finally going to be the viewing where I "get it" and the movie is great. It never happens, and instead, I'm left wondering why I subjected myself to it again.

I like the actors, they all do a fine job. The cinematography and effects are amazing, even to this day. Yet the film as a whole just slogs and can barely hold my attention. I just don't find it interesting.

I've always had this feeling that I *want* to like this movie, but try as I might, I just can't. What is it I'm missing?

(And no, I'm not the type that only likes fast action and special effects. I love character development and great stories.)

Some people just don't like slow dramas.. they need constant in your face LOOK HERE LOOK HERE, Force feed information into their eye and ear holes.

Blade Runner makes you think, yeah it's a little slow but I think the movie is excellent, I was really bummed to hear they were making another one.. hope it actually turns out to be good.
 
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News Comments > LawBreakers Free Weekend Underway
11. Re: LawBreakers Free Weekend Underway Sep 29, 2017, 10:48 Tipsy McStagger
 
So it's probably a good FPS game isn't it? It's just that maybe the name "Lawbreakers" and it just trying to compete in a time where everyone is hopelessly addicted to the new "Quakeworld" or "Unreal" which is Battlefield/Overwatch/PUBG/Team Fortress 2 era is making their targeted demographic wondering "why bother playing?"

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
2. Re: Out of the Blue Sep 28, 2017, 10:55 Tipsy McStagger
 
RIP Hugh, thanks for all the articles.....  
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News Comments > Volition Layoffs Reported
2. Re: Volition Layoffs Reported Sep 27, 2017, 21:50 Tipsy McStagger
 
christheshitter wrote on Sep 27, 2017, 21:04:
Time to do Freespace 3 eh? Haven't we waited enough already?

These idiots could have made a fortune off freespace 3 in the age of whales and space sims.
 
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News Comments > PlanetSide 2 Patch Includes Major Changes
9. Re: PlanetSide 2 Patch Includes Major Changes Sep 27, 2017, 15:34 Tipsy McStagger
 
Frijoles wrote on Sep 27, 2017, 14:44:
theglaze wrote on Sep 27, 2017, 13:04:
I also thought Planetside 2 was pretty good for a couple months a few years ago, and to this day I still don't understand the flow of map control or why EVERYONE is battling for THIS station (and sign-in the next day and no one cares about it). I just accepted this futile struggle to represent war, like Nam.

This was one of the reasons I stopped playing. The battles started to get repetitive with the bases constantly flipping back and forth. There didn't seem to be much reason to holding a base. We attacked the other bases because that's where everyone was, not because there was anything at the base worth having.

So what they have now is the ALERT system, where a continent will go under a multi-hour battle time, usually 12 hours I think. At the end of those 12 hours the side with the most victory points wins and locks the continent. Why do you care? well it's massive XP give outs and it means that there's a sort of team progression for the continent so the battles become meaningful.. lots of last hour slug fests which are decided by a key hot drop and ressurect grenades to hold that timer from counting down to base flip.
 
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News Comments > PlanetSide 2 Patch Includes Major Changes
4. Re: PlanetSide 2 Patch Includes Major Changes Sep 27, 2017, 12:35 Tipsy McStagger
 
I think you guys forget that they added artillery canons that were complete bullshit, vehicle pads that were locked in the same spot per base.

I loved planetside 1 up until they added those Artillery.

Planetside 2, after years is still a blast and they haven't completely broken the game, the flight model is actually quite hard to master and the difference in bases makes certain bases extremely hard to take and others not worth defending.
 
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News Comments > PlanetSide 2 Patch Includes Major Changes
1. Re: PlanetSide 2 Patch Includes Major Changes Sep 27, 2017, 10:51 Tipsy McStagger
 
Really fun game with actually a pretty decent learning curve, if you get into an outfit with coordination it becomes ultra fun.  
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News Comments > LawBreakers Free Weekend
14. Re: LawBreakers Free Weekend Sep 26, 2017, 15:16 Tipsy McStagger
 
Did bankbreakers Companybreakers Lawbreakers sell enough to cover their costs?  
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News Comments > Fortnite Battle Royale Launches
3. Re: Fortnite Battle Royale Launches Sep 26, 2017, 11:02 Tipsy McStagger
 
If they took the idea of PUBG and made it a better game, they deserve to stomp out PUBG. Just because you did it first doesn't mean you did it best.

If the rest of the gaming industry got so upset about people copying their stuff the whole industry would be one upset little bitch.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
5. Re: Morning Metaverse Sep 25, 2017, 16:37 Tipsy McStagger
 
160 terabits per second for Netflix streaming..

Interestingly enough, I tried to look up how much bandwidth Netflix uses and couldn't find it.. yet could find bullshit articles that say they use 37% of all downstream internet but nothing to quantify how much that is...
 
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News Comments > Ultima Online Turns 20
26. Re: Ultima Online Turns 20 Sep 25, 2017, 13:46 Tipsy McStagger
 
In other news:

Richard Garriot is now a washout has-been and his recently backed MMO "Shroud of Avatar" is in the scam region for kickstarter projects. Lots of drama with that one. It's too bad, UO will be a memory till I die of good times to be had and I'm still hoping someone just takes basic UO, updates the graphics and netcode and releases it again.

 
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News Comments > Ultima Online Turns 20
14. Re: Ultima Online Turns 20 Sep 24, 2017, 23:29 Tipsy McStagger
 
gave 5 years of my life to this game.. 5 glorious years...

played on napa valley as kull/village idiot. Had a great time.
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
4. Re: Why Facebook And Google Are Clashing With Internet Freedom Advocates. Sep 22, 2017, 11:14 Tipsy McStagger
 
Cutter wrote on Sep 22, 2017, 10:58:
Uh because they're fucking evil?

What are you talking about? can you please stop being an SJW?

Let's put it this way, it's a lesser evil. Without USA going army crazy, NAZI/Emperor Japan/Communist China might all be in charge. Not to mention maybe some sort of islamic caliphate type enlightening.

Sure they start wars for natural resources and global power plays but at least they aren't interested in completely destroying human progression, I'll remind you that USA is still basically the leading edge of technology and space exploration. You have no further to look than SpaceX/Google for that.
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance
2. Re: Morning Safety Dance Sep 22, 2017, 10:31 Tipsy McStagger
 
RedEye9 wrote on Sep 22, 2017, 10:17:
IT plonker stuffed 'destructive' logic bomb into US Army servers in contract revenge attack
Treasonous?

It was a payroll system and he was mad that his employer lost the contract for that system. Not exactly treasonous but still, they're going to throw the book at this guy.

What an idiot.
 
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News Comments > Morning Legal Briefs
1. Re: Morning Legal Briefs Sep 22, 2017, 10:25 Tipsy McStagger
 
It's got electrolytes! The thirst mutilator!

"Your shits all fucked up, you talk like a fag"

That movie has made a greater lasting impression on me than most movies.. lol.
 
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News Comments > Franchise Hockey Manager 4 in October
1. Re: Franchise Hockey Manager 4 in October Sep 21, 2017, 11:36 Tipsy McStagger
 
So these aren't games you actually play.. you basically sim city your team.

So how does the game decide winners? RNG bullshit?
 
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