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Nickname Grokk
Email grokk@thehouseofgrokk.com
ICQ 36449305
Description I play Games, manage unix servers and write programs.
Homepage http://www.thehouseofgrokk.com
Signed On Aug 13, 2000, 23:56
Total Comments 267 (Amateur)
User ID 6672
 
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News Comments > Spicy Horse Studios Closing
5. Re: Spicy Horse Studios Closing Jul 24, 2016, 21:06 Grokk
 

What sort of greedy cunt details how they're going to sail around in a giant fucking yacht, then posts a patreon link for people to pay him to do so.
 
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News Comments > PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 Announced
1. Re: PAC-MAN CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION 2 Announced Jul 21, 2016, 04:53 Grokk
 
Well...uh. So... yeah... ...moving on.  
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News Comments > RimWorld Early Access
7. Re: RimWorld Early Access Jul 15, 2016, 22:47 Grokk
 
I've had this game for quite some time now. I'd say it is one of the best games to capture some of the brilliance of Dwarf Fortress in a way that just can't be done by most games.

The modding community is pretty solid, with some great mods to further enhance the game. Add to that, some reasonable youtubers doing lets plays and such, which can really help when you're new.

Two thumbs up from me, and I'm glad the game will get a lot more exposure now.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
1. Re: Morning Metaverse Jul 14, 2016, 21:29 Grokk
 
Great!! Now we've got politics shitting up the gaming community.

Why couldn't they choose youtube-red instead? Or perhaps redtube, since the government generally wants to just fuck the populace anyway.
 
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News Comments > Fallout Shelter for PC Released
18. Re: Fallout Shelter for PC Released Jul 14, 2016, 21:25 Grokk
 
Well at least I'm not the only to to not know about the Bethesda launcher.  
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News Comments > Valve on Game Item Gambling
8. Re: Better cash out those skins. Jul 13, 2016, 21:07 Grokk
 
I really don't get all the hate on Valve for this.

They provide a service.
It was the third party sites abusing that service and going against the generic terms of that service to which all of this has occurred.

It's kind of like blaming a car manufacturer because you saw someone run a red light in a car made by said company.
Next thing you'll see is car manufacturers being forced to cancel the sale contract and revoke your car because you got busted speeding.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
2. Re: Into the Black Jul 11, 2016, 21:15 Grokk
 
Some of the comments on the bug report via github are brilliant.  
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News Comments > Edge of Nowhere Released
1. Re: Edge of Nowhere Released Jun 7, 2016, 21:03 Grokk
 
"a third-person VR adventure" Have I missed something here?  
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News Comments > Steam Customer Review Changes
8. Re: Steam Customer Review Changes May 3, 2016, 22:33 Grokk
 
I was jut looking at reviews for a game a day or so back and they were all mostly about how bad launch and such had been. Took ages to find some current reviews that seemed somewhat unbiased.

I look forward to these changes in a hope that they do start to express what the game state is currently rather than how shit it might have been 12 months ago.
 
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News Comments > Romero's BLACKROOM Kickstarter Paused
19. Re: Romero's BLACKROOM Kickstarter Paused Apr 29, 2016, 12:41 Grokk
 
From the KS page... "Thanks to your feedback, we know we should have included it at launch."

Umm, no shit you should have included it.
 
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News Comments > DOOM Trailer
3. Re: DOOM Trailer Mar 24, 2016, 20:20 Grokk
 
Those animation sequences look great, but what is that going to do to the speed of a multiplayer game?
Like, are you invulnerable for 3 seconds when you ram a chainsaw into someones back?
 
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News Comments > CryENGINE V Goes Pay What You Want
10. Re: CryENGINE V Goes Pay What You Want Mar 16, 2016, 03:08 Grokk
 
jdreyer wrote on Mar 16, 2016, 02:06:
Mordhaus wrote on Mar 15, 2016, 21:00:
Awesome, I can't wait to see what some indie devs come up with.

Given that UE has had a similar model for years, you'd think that any indie devs would be on that already. For example, see Angels Fall First or Renegade X.

There is a price point where the percentage the epic takes from the UE royalties becomes quite extreme. Unity has a fairly decent percentage rate, though the Cryengine from what I've read is royalty free, making it the cheapest somewhat current generation engine for making games.
 
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News Comments > CryENGINE V Goes Pay What You Want
2. Re: CryENGINE V Goes Pay What You Want Mar 15, 2016, 21:18 Grokk
 
They've dumped a good chunk of assets onto humble as well.

https://www.humblebundle.com/cryengine-bundle

 
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News Comments > Postal Redux This Spring
4. Re: It Still Looks Like Ass Feb 24, 2016, 23:35 Grokk
 
I thought postal was an FPS, or was that just postal 2?

Either way, this just looks like a gimmicky mobile game at best.
 
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News Comments > EA Asks About Interest in Dragon Age Tactics
12. Re: EA Asks About Interest in Dragon Age Tactics Feb 20, 2016, 19:30 Grokk
 
I think mobile/handheld would be a giant waste of everyones time and money. (Much like twitter)

Put me down for a "Yes!", on the condition that the game is made for PC first, and ported to console later.

I really think there could be a great game, mixing up some base building type functionality and progressed with missions and map control.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
3. Re: Morning Tech Bits Feb 18, 2016, 20:37 Grokk
 
"AMD and The Associated Press Collaborate To Enable Next-Generation Virtual Reality Journalism"

Isn't most "journalism" nowadays only virtually real anyway?
Maybe they're referring to bringing clickbait to the XBone?!

PS: I didn't read the article.
Edit: Missed word.
 
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News Comments > Evening Legal Briefs
3. Re: Evening Legal Briefs Feb 18, 2016, 20:27 Grokk
 
jacobvandy wrote on Feb 18, 2016, 20:01:
Don't fuck with him! He's the most influential human being in history by 50%!

Indeed. I hear he made some bitch famous too. Without even trying!
 
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News Comments > Battlezone Remake Renamed; Coming This Spring
6. Re: Battlezone Remake Renamed; Coming This Spring Feb 16, 2016, 20:21 Grokk
 
BZ2 was the first game I ever played that gave me motion sickness. I must say, that video didn't do much to alleviate my fears on the same thing happening with a new(remake) game.

I'll probably buy it anyway.
 
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News Comments > No New Assassin's Creed This Year
2. Re: No New Assassin's Creed This Year Feb 11, 2016, 20:03 Grokk
 
Well at least we'll have a new CoD to play in the mean time.  
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News Comments > Steam Top 10 - XCOM 2 Edition
29. Re: Steam Top 10 - XCOM 2 Edition Feb 7, 2016, 21:07 Grokk
 
I picked it up yesterday and played for a while last night.

My squads got brutalised every way imaginable.
In one mission, I had to evac a scientist. I discovered the hard way that you lose anyone that isn't in the evac zone when the timer is at 1.
I seemed to be losing a soldier in each mission, and having another holed up in the hospital for the next 3-4 weeks. At like my 4th or 5th mission, I was back to using all rookies again.

The last mission I played last night involved an unfortunate incident late in the mission, with a lizard thing and two stabby dudes. 1 soldier incapped, 1 unconscious and a 3rd panicked. My poor sniper tried his best, but to no avail.

Game over man. Game over.

I'm going to start a fresh game tonight, now that I know a little more about what is going on.
 
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