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Signed On Jul 4, 2015, 12:41
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News Comments > Halo Wars 2 Announced
10. Re: Halo Wars 2 Announced Aug 5, 2015, 08:23 Bub
 
Always a bad sign when an RTS teaser is made up entirely of a first and second person cut scene.

The "real" RTS view must be really some "same old, same old", or worse does not exist at all yet and is promised "real soon."

I think the Warhammer curse has spread to the Halo IP.
 
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News Comments > Evening Patches
1. Re: Evening Patches Aug 4, 2015, 08:42 Bub
 
I guess no one got the memo there that hex based games don't sell.  
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News Comments > Star Wars Battlefront Fighter Squadron Teaser
14. Re: Star Wars Battlefront Fighter Squadron Teaser Aug 4, 2015, 08:38 Bub
 
Tell me it is not a rail shooter please...  
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News Comments > Sunday Metaverse
19. Re: Sunday Metaverse Windows 10 Aug 3, 2015, 09:21 Bub
 
You might as well give Microsoft an admin account on your PC and
passively watch as they get rid of all those things they don't like like media center (ripping, copying video/music)

Not touching this for quite some time. Will wait for others to find out all the bad things, and then do write ups on how to avoid them.
 
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News Comments > Browder: Heroes of the Storm Addressing MMR & Leoric Backdooring
4. Re: Browder: Heroes of the Storm Addressing MMR & Leoric Backdooring Aug 2, 2015, 08:03 Bub
 
A Blizzard game with problems in MMR, imagine that!  
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News Comments > Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns Beta Event Next Weekend
4. Re: Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns Beta Event Next Weekend Aug 1, 2015, 08:35 Bub
 
Lets see, same old unworkable "live" server wide event that plays like molasses, check. Same old "we don't have time or resources to balance PVP and PVE seperately" but "we love to churn out more funny hats, and jumping puzzles," check. Same old grindy reward system, check. Same old worn out cliche story mode characters, check.

NCSoft has all the money they will ever get from me. Stopped playing and paying, years ago.
 
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News Comments > Evening Interviews
1. Re: Evening Interviews Aug 1, 2015, 07:58 Bub
 
The problem with MMO's is the market is saturated. If your inclined to play an MMO most likely you have a WOW account. You don't need another MMO experience. WOW hit just when the MMO market was the largest it will ever be, or at least until something like the Boomer generation happens again.

The key fact here is Blizzard cancelled Titan. It saw no future in replacing WOW. Either they don't see the that market exisiting in a few years, or they would just make more money churning out card games, and simpler to make MOBA's.

Hopefully some small independent will stay true to a calling and produce a new MMO along the lines of Minecraft and Space Engineers, short on graphic glitz and long on creativity and social possibilities. It may never make the bucks WOW did, but it will satisfy a small but dedicated fan base.
 
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News Comments > Total War: WARHAMMER Trailer
11. Re: Total War: WARHAMMER Trailer Jul 31, 2015, 08:58 Bub
 
Looks like you will need a monster rig to run this at anything more than slideshow frame rates. Even this rendered for publicity video gets choppy here and there. Still has a long way to go. The lancers don't seem to spear foes, just beat them down as if the lance was a hammer.

What universe is this? Not the Warhammer I know with space marines and the imperium. Looks way more Tolkien.

Video is top notch. Well composed and shot.

As with all Total War games, camera is careful to avoid lingering too long on individual soldiers, who spend most of their time just standing still doing nothing.

High hopes this one delivers, but given past performance of this house, it is definitely a wait and see.
 
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News Comments > Evening Interviews
6. Re: Evening Interviews Jul 30, 2015, 08:12 Bub
 
Maybe he can 'help' Cris Roberts next.  
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News Comments > Warhammer: End Times Vermintide Trailer
5. Re: Warhammer: End Times Vermintide Trailer Jul 30, 2015, 08:03 Bub
 
Do these guys even have their driver's license yet?

Yuk rats. Maybe the 'rat pack' vibe from Bikini Beach would have worked better.
 
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News Comments > World of Warcraft Expansion Reveal Next Week
15. Re: World of Warcraft Expansion Reveal Next Week Jul 30, 2015, 07:47 Bub
 
I stopped handing Blizzard their monthly fee after the abomination that was garrisons was introduced and flying was removed.

It is always unpleasant to watch a franchise like this wither away after the parent company moves on to more profitable pastures (MOBAS and card games).
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
1. Re: Evening Legal Briefs - Sweet Deal Jul 28, 2015, 08:31 Bub
 
These sweetheart deals have been going on for ages. Bribe someone to give you the the public record, get issued a decree that makes you the only one with the right to sell it, laugh all the way to the bank. Might have had a glimmer of respectability when paper publishing and storage actually cost money, but in the digital age, it is corporate welfare.  
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News Comments > New DOOM is Fast; Want Co-op? Not So Fast
31. Re: New DOOM is Fast; Want Co-op? Not So Fast Jul 27, 2015, 07:27 Bub
 
Exploring... really! Doom, and just about every other FPS from the 95 to 2005 era was all about memorizing maps and the best routes to the power ups, as well as internalizing the respawn time of said power ups. You ran your pattern, changing it as needed, and obliterated anyone who crossed your path.

I'm too old for these twitch based games now. Moving on to sandbox building worlds like Space Engineers.
 
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News Comments > Evening Mobilization
4. Re: Evening Mobilization - Mobile stealth adds Jul 24, 2015, 08:12 Bub
 
The real problem here is the big brands with more disposable money than sense. What kind of manager buys advertising and does not check to see if it is actually seen by anyone? Isn't it SOP to rate add effectiveness by the conversion or click through factor?

The advertisers here are just burning money seemingly without a care.

Looks like vanity advertising, done only to sooth the egos of the managers who get to cut the fat checks for it. Look at me, I can spend big bucks and not break a sweat.
 
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News Comments > RymdResa Next Month
2. Re: RymdResa Next Month Jul 22, 2015, 07:54 Bub
 
2D Police Announcement

This game is in 2D.

Might have been relevant back when BBS were the new hotness.
 
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Trailer
20. Re: No Man's Sky Trailer Jul 22, 2015, 07:50 Bub
 
Procedurally generated "art"?

Ever looked at procedurally generated graphics or music?

Good luck with that!
 
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Trailer
19. Re: No Man's Sky Trailer Jul 22, 2015, 07:44 Bub
 
This is soo true. Think of every MMO you have ever played and count the number of times you discoverd something no one else had ever seen in the game. This game might work as a single player game like Skyrim, but as an MMO, it will be all immature potty joke names, and griefing.

Another comment tucks this in along with Star Citizen, another single player game that by choosing to go multiplayer persistent notches up the complexity and geometrically jacks up the development time to the point that a finished quality product looks less and less possible.
 
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News Comments > TEMBO THE BADASS ELEPHANT Launch Issues
3. Re: TEMBO THE BADASS ELEPHANT Launch Issues Jul 22, 2015, 07:35 Bub
 
Wonderfully wonky concept, but wasted on a side scroller. Should have been a first or second person 3d shooter, now that would be awesome, no BFGs here, you are the BFG "Tomba!"

I think a law should be passed that makes it illegal to publish outmoded game GUIs like side scrolling. I mean really how hard is it to execute the same concept in 3D?
 
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News Comments > Heroes of the Storm Leoric Released
4. Re: Heroes of the Storm Leoric Released Jul 22, 2015, 07:28 Bub
 
Isn't there a whole level of Hell dedicated to people so gullible they will buy anything waved in front of them with a flourish. Just say no to card games, or in this case card games converted to 3d animated toons.  
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News Comments > Star Citizen FPS May Come Next Month
128. Re: Star Citizen FPS May Come Next Month Jul 21, 2015, 07:59 Bub
 
Pitchman gonna pitch, until the money dries up or the securities and exchange commission comes knocking. Best "whistling past the graveyard" performance in the snake oil hawking category.  
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