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Re: Out of the Blue
Aug 29, 2018, 11:03
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Re: Out of the Blue Aug 29, 2018, 11:03
Aug 29, 2018, 11:03
 
Strong storms pushed through the Midwest, which brought out temps down 20F in a day. The new temps will be nice, getting there won't be.
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Re: CIG/Crytek Lawsuit Proceeds
Aug 16, 2018, 08:52
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Re: CIG/Crytek Lawsuit Proceeds Aug 16, 2018, 08:52
Aug 16, 2018, 08:52
 
Legal analysis by Derek Smart? Does he keep his JD next to his PhD?
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Re: Out of the Blue
Jul 23, 2018, 10:52
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Re: Out of the Blue Jul 23, 2018, 10:52
Jul 23, 2018, 10:52
 
Depending on which form of food poisoning you got, onset could be as short as a few hours to as long as a few days. And yes, talking to your guests is the good and proper thing to do.
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Re: Into the Black
Jul 20, 2018, 00:10
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Re: Into the Black Jul 20, 2018, 00:10
Jul 20, 2018, 00:10
 
What did Adrian Cronauer the person and Adrian Cronauer the character have in common? They were DJs in Vietnam, that's about it.
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Re: Morning Tech Bits
Jun 21, 2018, 12:42
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Re: Morning Tech Bits Jun 21, 2018, 12:42
Jun 21, 2018, 12:42
 
RedEye9 wrote on Jun 21, 2018, 11:04:
What employee speaks highly of a CEO...

Yo.
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Re: WHO Classifies
Jun 19, 2018, 16:06
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Re: WHO Classifies Jun 19, 2018, 16:06
Jun 19, 2018, 16:06
 
ForgedReality wrote on Jun 19, 2018, 01:23:
Maybe she's just not desirable. But we're not allowed to call people fat and ugly anymore...

Not desirable? Obviously, playing the game was more desirable than sex. But fat shaming without knowing what a person looked like? Aren't you just a winner.
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Re: WHO Classifies
Jun 18, 2018, 13:16
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Re: WHO Classifies Jun 18, 2018, 13:16
Jun 18, 2018, 13:16
 
Frijoles wrote on Jun 18, 2018, 11:27:
If you sit on a bucket to take a shit instead of getting up from the PC because you're playing a game, you have a gaming disorder.

An excerpt from a conversation with an old girlfriend, complaining about the guy she dated after me:

"I hate Everquest."
"Why?"
"It's sucking up too much of [insert idiot's name, can't remember it] life."
"How bad is it?"
"He's not giving me enough attention. Last weekend he was playing the game, and ignoring me. So I stripped naked, sat on his lap facing him, and started chewing on his neck. He kept trying to look past me, ended up asking me to stop so he could play his game."


An early twenties man repeatedly turning down sex for a video game? Sounds like an addiction to me.
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Re: Steam Opening the Gates
Jun 6, 2018, 23:53
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Re: Steam Opening the Gates Jun 6, 2018, 23:53
Jun 6, 2018, 23:53
 
KataSteel wrote on Jun 6, 2018, 21:42:
I'm a coder not an artist.
How would you expect me to get the artwork, models, animations, etc if not to get them from purchased assets?

A lot of the folks around here expect you to pull them out of your ass. Which makes sense, considering that's where they talk out of more often than not.
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Re: Paradox Interactive Acquiring Harebrained Schemes
Jun 5, 2018, 21:51
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Re: Paradox Interactive Acquiring Harebrained Schemes Jun 5, 2018, 21:51
Jun 5, 2018, 21:51
 
Damnit. The year I'm not going to GenCon is the year Jordan sells. Would have been able to tell him he can buy dinner this year.
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Re: Sunday Tech Bits
Jun 3, 2018, 19:49
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Re: Sunday Tech Bits Jun 3, 2018, 19:49
Jun 3, 2018, 19:49
 
DangerDog wrote on Jun 3, 2018, 19:41:
How many sci-fi movies where the characters are reaching their otherworldly destination and it just ends. It used to be from a lack of budget but mostly because it was a lack of imagination.

This. Avatar has been the only 3D movie I've seen where I was simply blown away by the visuals. A scene where the camera was doing a low crawl through the brush? I reached out to try to move a branch that wasn't there in reality, but my eyes warned me I was about to hit it. If Cameron can keep that level of visual fidelity then I'll pay the man and watch his movie.
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Re: Fallout Tease?
May 30, 2018, 11:09
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Re: Fallout Tease? May 30, 2018, 11:09
May 30, 2018, 11:09
 
Creston wrote on May 30, 2018, 10:48:
Yep, and anonymous sources are saying it's an online game. Sigh

Jason Schreier's posting via Twitter that the new game won't be a traditional single player RPG, it won't be an MMO either. We'll find out in eleven days.
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Re: Star Citizen's $27,000 Bundle?
May 29, 2018, 09:46
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Re: Star Citizen's $27,000 Bundle? May 29, 2018, 09:46
May 29, 2018, 09:46
 
I'm still trying to figure out why you all even care?
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Re: Out of the Blue
May 24, 2018, 12:59
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Re: Out of the Blue May 24, 2018, 12:59
May 24, 2018, 12:59
 
You all haven't figured out the husband doesn't *need* his wife to unlock the car, he *wants* her to unlocked the car. Because he thinks it's cool.
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Re: Age of Wonders: Planetfall Announced
May 21, 2018, 12:59
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Re: Age of Wonders: Planetfall Announced May 21, 2018, 12:59
May 21, 2018, 12:59
 
FloorPie wrote on May 20, 2018, 02:03:
Is he wrong though? Its Paradox publishing it.

While he is correct in his assertion that Paradox games tend to have a lot of DLC, what's he's ignoring/glossing over/ignorant of is their games also release significant free patches at the same time. New content is locked behind the paywall, existing content changes are part of the patch.
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Re: State of Decay 2 Reviews
May 17, 2018, 14:19
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Re: State of Decay 2 Reviews May 17, 2018, 14:19
May 17, 2018, 14:19
 
Darks wrote on May 17, 2018, 13:57:
Dude, its a big difference, your on a console thats completely different form the pc. Steam doesn't go around telling us that oh by the way, you need to update your windows version before you can run steam or play our games though steam. Its utter nonsense that MS does shit like this.

Because my PS3 is a specialty computer it's acceptable to deal with running at a required OS level. But because my PC is a general use computer it's not acceptable to deal with running at a required OS level?
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Re: State of Decay 2 Reviews
May 17, 2018, 13:28
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Re: State of Decay 2 Reviews May 17, 2018, 13:28
May 17, 2018, 13:28
 
Darks wrote on May 17, 2018, 12:17:
Let's not forget their constant need to cram every fucking windows update down your throat too. like how State of Decay 2 absolutely requires the latest build of windows or it wont even install.

Thats some bullshit right there. I totally wanted to avoid getting the creative update on my pc because of all the bullshit issues it brings with it. So, yea this just pisses me off eve more to no end.

I recall having to make sure my PS3 system software was patched to specific levels to play some of my games. How is this any different?
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Re: Saturday Tech Bits
Apr 30, 2018, 09:27
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Re: Saturday Tech Bits Apr 30, 2018, 09:27
Apr 30, 2018, 09:27
 
WaltC wrote on Apr 28, 2018, 21:16:
Seems a waste of money--the reason flu vaccines don't work well (if they work at all, which is doubtful)is because as it spreads, as the flu virus jumps from person to person, it *mutates* every time, making a vaccine for *the* flu strain afflicting most people quite impossible. Each year millions of people in the US get flu vaccinations and each year it seems we have pandemics of flu, anyway--and that's why. The flu vaccine makers simply guess at a particular strain and manufacture the vaccines for *that* particular strain--which would be great if the flu virus *did not mutate* from person to person--but it does and we know it does. The impossibility of a flu virus that works is pretty solid--but like everything else, greed and a willingness to throw away good science for wishful thinking carries the day.

Yes, and no.

First, the non-science part. The vaccine manufacturers don't make the prediction on which strains they're going to target, the CDC does.

Now onto the science part. The influenza virus has a surface protein (hemagglutinin) with two parts, the head and the stalk, akin to a mushroom. The current vaccines deal with the head, however antibiotic research from the 90s found a few that went after the stalk. It's the head that has the variety of strains, the stalks are pretty much the same across the types. In this case the types are A, B, and C. When you hear people talking about the H versions, they're talking about subgroups of A. These subgroups (antigens) are different versions of hemagglutinin.
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Re: BATTLETECH Released
Apr 27, 2018, 09:49
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Re: BATTLETECH Released Apr 27, 2018, 09:49
Apr 27, 2018, 09:49
 
jdreyer wrote on Apr 26, 2018, 14:06:
How did you report that? "Boss, can't come to work today. I have a serious case of Battletechitis."

Technically, I didn't. There was a conference this week, my team lead went, along with my manager, my director, and two of my teammates. I told the other guy who stayed back that I'd probably work from home the next day. He didn't want details, I didn't give them. GI issues can be like that.
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Re: BATTLETECH Released
Apr 26, 2018, 10:04
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Re: BATTLETECH Released Apr 26, 2018, 10:04
Apr 26, 2018, 10:04
 
VaranDragon wrote on Apr 26, 2018, 08:44:
Im just glad someone did Battletech. Finally. Truly awesme game, Im 10 hours in and I feel like I've just scratched the surface.

I GG'ed my first campaign last night after taking a work from home day (don't look at me like that, it was legit). Lost two pilots to head caps in back-to-back drops. Have to replace an entire lance worth of MechJocks is one thing, having to replace their experience is another.
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Re: BATTLETECH Released
Apr 25, 2018, 17:27
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Re: BATTLETECH Released Apr 25, 2018, 17:27
Apr 25, 2018, 17:27
 
Flatline wrote on Apr 25, 2018, 16:18:
Edit: So considering that they're going through most of Jordan Weisman's old IP from the FASA days, is anyone else secretly hoping against hope they do Crimson Skies at some point?

It would be nice, but I'm not sure it would happen. Microsoft owns the IP outright, as opposed to the split ownership of BattleTech. And they haven't done much of anything with CS in a long while.
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