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Re: Aliens: Fireteam Announced
Mar 2, 2021, 13:27
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Re: Aliens: Fireteam Announced Mar 2, 2021, 13:27
Mar 2, 2021, 13:27
 
Luggage wrote on Mar 2, 2021, 13:10:
VaranDragon wrote on Mar 2, 2021, 13:06:
I'm gonna be blunt. This looks like shit. Total and utter garbage. A third person cover shooter? Really, that's the legacy of AvP and AvP2? (Don't get me started on A:CM)

Yup. It mostly looks like shite. Mostly.

Game over man, game over!
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Re: Aliens: Fireteam Announced
Mar 2, 2021, 13:06
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Re: Aliens: Fireteam Announced Mar 2, 2021, 13:06
Mar 2, 2021, 13:06
 
I'm gonna be blunt. This looks like shit. Total and utter garbage. A third person cover shooter? Really, that's the legacy of AvP and AvP2? (Don't get me started on A:CM)
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Re: System Shock Remake Demo
Mar 1, 2021, 05:05
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Re: System Shock Remake Demo Mar 1, 2021, 05:05
Mar 1, 2021, 05:05
 
I tried the demo, played for about half an hour and got killed at some point. While forgetting to save at all. Hehehe. I guess I'm spoiled by all the autosave features of "new" games. It's actually a pretty good remake from what I can tell. Though there are bugs. (For some reason the game defaults to the lowest possible monitor resolution on restart, despite the settings you have set), It's also very dark, in some places it's almost impossible to see anything, and I have yet to find a flashlight
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Re: Doom Eternal Earned $450M in Nine Months
Mar 1, 2021, 02:23
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Re: Doom Eternal Earned $450M in Nine Months Mar 1, 2021, 02:23
Mar 1, 2021, 02:23
 
mildew wrote on Mar 1, 2021, 00:14:
I loved the 2016 reboot, but Eternal sucks imo. Basic gameplay loop is 70% Painkiller, 30% platforming. I prefer Doom gameplay.

This.
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Re: Star Wars Pinball VR Announced
Feb 27, 2021, 09:13
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Re: Star Wars Pinball VR Announced Feb 27, 2021, 09:13
Feb 27, 2021, 09:13
 
If you're making a VR pinball game, wouldn't you want to make it mechanically as realistic as possible? Honestly this looks like a garbage cash grab. The tables look awful.
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Re: System Shock Remake Demo
Feb 26, 2021, 02:32
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Re: System Shock Remake Demo Feb 26, 2021, 02:32
Feb 26, 2021, 02:32
 
Well well, a demo. That's pretty rare these days. I will download it and check it out. I loved SS2, however I never played the original. Apparently it's better. By the time I tried it out it was very dated and I didn't have the stomach for it. I'll definitely try the demo.
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Re: Red Solstice 2: Survivors Test Next Month; Release in June
Feb 26, 2021, 02:28
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Re: Red Solstice 2: Survivors Test Next Month; Release in June Feb 26, 2021, 02:28
Feb 26, 2021, 02:28
 
I had some fun with the original. Unforgivingly hard. It didn't help that it had maybe 1000 players tops. Unfortunately this sequel looks, terrible. Looks worse than the original game. It even runs horrible if the trailer can be believed. It's a shameless rip-off of the WH40K universe, but the gameplay was fun and even the story had some cool beats.
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Re: Next Dragon Age Dropping Multiplayer: Report
Feb 26, 2021, 02:19
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Re: Next Dragon Age Dropping Multiplayer: Report Feb 26, 2021, 02:19
Feb 26, 2021, 02:19
 
Yeah, cos that was the only reason Anthem sucked. Way to go EA. You show em!

/s
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Re: Gatherings & Competitions
Feb 25, 2021, 09:52
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Re: Gatherings & Competitions Feb 25, 2021, 09:52
Feb 25, 2021, 09:52
 
RedEye9 wrote on Feb 25, 2021, 09:10:
The science is clear and conclusive: sex is not binary, transgender people are real. SciAm


How did you infer from my posts that I said otherwise?
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Re: Gatherings & Competitions
Feb 25, 2021, 07:39
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Re: Gatherings & Competitions Feb 25, 2021, 07:39
Feb 25, 2021, 07:39
 
Sepharo wrote on Feb 25, 2021, 06:22:
So... since you said you're not discounting the former but you do seem to believe the latter as well... what do you mean by "it's not just biology"?
You said that you do believe that orientation is decided by biology.
I guess the question comes down to, of the increase, what portion do you think comes from fakers vs. those who would have in decades past been closeted?

Well that's the thing isn't it? It's not like there have been conclusive studies, since that sort of thing is frowned upon and hasn't been done since the 60s-70s. All we have are statistics, and our own gut feeling depending on our own social interactions. I will repeat that I believe that sexuality is mostly derived from our instinctive biological impulses, mostly since it has been regulated through history by society and societal norms. And these are very, very fluid. Throughout history humankind has swung from one extreme to the other, and from my limited old-fart interaction with the younger generation it appears to be swinging the other way pretty hard. The truth is to be found, as it usually does, probably somewhere in the middle.
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Re: Gatherings & Competitions
Feb 25, 2021, 05:43
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Re: Gatherings & Competitions Feb 25, 2021, 05:43
Feb 25, 2021, 05:43
 
Sepharo wrote on Feb 25, 2021, 05:40:
VaranDragon wrote on Feb 25, 2021, 02:25:
jdreyer wrote on Feb 24, 2021, 15:52:
Jivaro wrote on Feb 24, 2021, 15:33:
I understand their sentiment and appreciate it for it's intention.....but I am skeptical. Hopefully it turns out as intended I guess.

If they build a tolerant environment, shouldn't their wish just happen naturally? Just don't tolerate misogynist and homophobic assholes, and the rest takes care of itself.

Speaking of which, I saw this today and found it interesting:
1 in 6 Gen Z adults are LGBT. And this number could continue to grow.

I don't buy it. Call me oldf-ashioned but I believe that sexual orientation is mostly decided by biology. We are animals after all, thinking ones, but sex is something that is instinctive to us. We don't choose our sexual orientation we are born with it. If that article is factual, then these kids are just caving in to the social norms that are imposed upon them today. It's not only acceptable to be LGBT today, it's actually COOL, I wouldn't be surprised if a lot of them are just pretending.

This always seems to be the social conservative response to seeing increases in LGBT identification...
It's cool, they're pretending etc. etc.
Have you considered that these were likely always the numbers of people born this way and now that society doesn't suppress and disapprove to the same degree they feel free to identify that way?

Yes I have considered it. One of my best friends is gay. It's something we frequently talk about. My stepdaughter is 19 and identifies as LGTB. Half of her friends are "Bi". They think it's cool as fuck. I'm not discounting it at all. I'm just saying that if 1 in 6 Gen Z identifies as LGBT and that number seems to be growing, then it's not just biology at work here.
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Re: Gatherings & Competitions
Feb 25, 2021, 05:24
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Re: Gatherings & Competitions Feb 25, 2021, 05:24
Feb 25, 2021, 05:24
 
In Ancient Greek Athens it was considered fashionable for aristocrats and men of good standing to have young male lovers. It doesn't mean that all of these men were gay.
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Re: Out of the Blue
Feb 25, 2021, 02:31
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Re: Out of the Blue Feb 25, 2021, 02:31
Feb 25, 2021, 02:31
 
jdreyer wrote on Feb 24, 2021, 17:41:
Blue wrote on Feb 24, 2021, 16:40:
Cutter wrote on Feb 24, 2021, 12:45:
I don't mind donating annually, Blue, but you're going to have to provide alternative payment methods because I will never use fucking Paypal again - and no one else should either. Fuck that company!

What is an alternative that you find more acceptable?

Bitcoin! Cutter loves bitcoin.

That's not a bad idea actually. (If you ignore the Cutter part) Crypto donations? I'd be down with that.
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Re: Gatherings & Competitions
Feb 25, 2021, 02:25
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Re: Gatherings & Competitions Feb 25, 2021, 02:25
Feb 25, 2021, 02:25
 
jdreyer wrote on Feb 24, 2021, 15:52:
Jivaro wrote on Feb 24, 2021, 15:33:
I understand their sentiment and appreciate it for it's intention.....but I am skeptical. Hopefully it turns out as intended I guess.

If they build a tolerant environment, shouldn't their wish just happen naturally? Just don't tolerate misogynist and homophobic assholes, and the rest takes care of itself.

Speaking of which, I saw this today and found it interesting:
1 in 6 Gen Z adults are LGBT. And this number could continue to grow.

I don't buy it. Call me oldf-ashioned but I believe that sexual orientation is mostly decided by biology. We are animals after all, thinking ones, but sex is something that is instinctive to us. We don't choose our sexual orientation we are born with it. If that article is factual, then these kids are just caving in to the social norms that are imposed upon them today. It's not only acceptable to be LGBT today, it's actually COOL, I wouldn't be surprised if a lot of them are just pretending.

This comment was edited on Feb 25, 2021, 03:36.
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Re: Cyberpunk 2077 Patch Delayed
Feb 25, 2021, 02:18
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Re: Cyberpunk 2077 Patch Delayed Feb 25, 2021, 02:18
Feb 25, 2021, 02:18
 
Played it, finished it, really enjoyed it. Looking forward to playing it again in about a year or so, when they patch and fix the game up some more.
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Re: BioWare Ends Anthem NEXT Project
Feb 25, 2021, 02:15
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Re: BioWare Ends Anthem NEXT Project Feb 25, 2021, 02:15
Feb 25, 2021, 02:15
 
A lot of people here bought into Anthem, no wait, they preordered it and thought it was gonna be the second coming. Boys and Girls. Never. Pre-order. Games.
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Re: Diablo IV Rogue Unveiled
Feb 24, 2021, 02:49
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Re: Diablo IV Rogue Unveiled Feb 24, 2021, 02:49
Feb 24, 2021, 02:49
 
Beamer wrote on Feb 23, 2021, 09:37:
VaranDragon wrote on Feb 23, 2021, 03:33:
Jivaro wrote on Feb 22, 2021, 13:28:
Well, I read it. I am not sure why you would assume I would just ignore you. I don't really see it and I won't pretend I do but I understand what you are saying.

I replied quite late, that's why I thought no one would read it.

Those of us that primarily use the News Forum tab as our Blues homepage definitely see it.
I switched from the Home Page as my Home Page to the News Forum probably 5 or 6 years ago. Used to think people doing it were nuts, but now? I love the community Blue cultivated, and this is the best way to interact.

Yeah I kind of forgot there was a news forum. I don't know if I could make that switch. There is something refreshing about coming to Blues and checking the latest news, and perusing the comment section occasionally while sipping a hot latte.
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Re: Illinois Bill Seeks to Ban Violent Video Games
Feb 24, 2021, 02:42
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Re: Illinois Bill Seeks to Ban Violent Video Games Feb 24, 2021, 02:42
Feb 24, 2021, 02:42
 
All of you gun toting fanatics should just go out into the streets and shoot it out with the assholes who want to ban video games. I have a strange feeling that it would be a pretty fair fight as far as armaments are concerned.
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Re: Bloodlines 2 Delayed Again; Developer Removed
Feb 24, 2021, 02:37
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Re: Bloodlines 2 Delayed Again; Developer Removed Feb 24, 2021, 02:37
Feb 24, 2021, 02:37
 
As some have already mentioned, yeah this damn game franchise is as cursed as the fictional subjects it portrays.
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Re: Fallout 4 DLC Lawsuit
Feb 24, 2021, 02:19
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Re: Fallout 4 DLC Lawsuit Feb 24, 2021, 02:19
Feb 24, 2021, 02:19
 
I remember when the best thing about Bethesda games was the knowledge that modders were gonna fix the games up as much as possible and add a ton of FREE content.

Yeah, seems almost unbelievable.
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