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Signed On Aug 29, 2000, 02:01
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News Comments > Paul Jaquays Departs id
17. Uncomfortable with the content perhaps? Mar 9, 2002, 21:44 ReverendRyan
It's a good thing that he realized his being there and feeling that way may have harmed the game, quite a noble thing to do since he was making $400k per year. I could also understand if he felt a little uncomfortable with some of the content going into Doom, since he's Christian and all. Although Doom is kind of a pro-christian game, what with all the Daemon killing.

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News Comments > Westwood Q&A
3. No subject Dec 25, 2001, 08:11 ReverendRyan
"...the possibility games will become smarter than the players..." Okay, the may be some pretty stupid gamers around, but that's just insulting.

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News Comments > Quake II Source Code
13. Woohoo! Dec 21, 2001, 22:07 ReverendRyan
It's that time again. Guess this means i'll need to re-install Q2 to check out all the funky stuff ppl do with the engine.

To the CS kiddies:
Get a clue, this release won't make anything easier/harder for cheaters, if they implement anything into Q2's netcode, it can't be ported to Half-Life, since Half-Life's source isn't available. The only thing it could allow is a better understanding of Q2's cheat protection system, which Half-Life doesn't even use, it has its own.

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News Comments > CloakNT Movie
8. Re: Impressive Dec 18, 2001, 23:35 ReverendRyan
"Doesn't seem like it can do outdoor levels all that well (low visibility with snow-covered ground in the movie)"

Yeah, at the moment it isn't that great for big outdoor areas, but Cauldron are planning to merge CloakNT with their other engine (forget what it's called), that does bigass open areas, although that won't be seen until after Chaser. Still, definitely a graphics engine to be reckoned with.

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News Comments > Valve on Anti-Cheating
46. You guys are STILL bitching?!?!?? Nov 3, 2001, 07:03 ReverendRyan
Jeez, i don't like baked beans, but i don't go complaining about them all the time, nor do i get offended by ppl who don't like spaghetti. Just play whatever freakin games YOU want to play, and quit flooding thread after thread with flame wars.

"In flame wars, there are no winners, just a bunch of losers"

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News Comments > Wolfenstein E3 Movie
6. They can't use the old score Oct 14, 2001, 08:25 ReverendRyan
#4 & #5,
The original score for the footage was from Aliens, and FOX got all pissed off at Activision and told them to get rid of it. It was never going to be in the actual game.

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News Comments > More Valve Survey Results
3. Re: Representative of Online Gamers? Oct 3, 2001, 19:39 ReverendRyan
Perhaps Yahoo! journalists think all gamers will d/l a 78MB file for a game they don't even play. Sounds like a reasonable assumption to me .

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News Comments > Alone in the Dark Movie Plans?
6. Re: Bah Oct 2, 2001, 18:57 ReverendRyan
Reguardless of which game is more popular, both movies will still suck. That is a fact, although i would love, just once, to be proven wrong.

On a completely unrelated note, why are the posts in the wrong order? I made that other post after Deathbots' post.

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News Comments > Alone in the Dark Movie Plans?
4. Bah Oct 2, 2001, 16:44 ReverendRyan
Is there anyone that actually takes Hollywood seriously? I'm surprised Solitaire still hasn't been made into a movie. I mean c'mon, that game is HUGE, damn near everyone has a copy, a movie of it would make BILLIONS at the box-office.

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News Comments > GeForce Titanium
17. ATi vs NVidia = AMD vs Intel ? Oct 2, 2001, 05:14 ReverendRyan
ATi is gonna have to pull some AMD style moves on nVidia if they want to stay in competition. Just look at the Radeon 7500: its the same price as the GF3Ti200, which stomps all over the R7500 (obviously this was nVidia's intention). The R8500 sounds, from early benchmarks, like it may well outperform the Ti500 (although we still haven't seen any WinXP benchmarks for any of nVidia's cards running on the DetXP drivers), and at a lower price, but nVidia has already saturated the graphics market from low-end to high end, and has become just like Intel to the average consumer, so it'll take some work, as well as price slashing, to keep ATi from becoming another 3DFX, especially with the PC market the way it is now.

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News Comments > Tech Bits
3. On AMD Sep 27, 2001, 02:40 ReverendRyan
Geez, 15% of their workforce, this ain't good. Obviously the PC market slowdown is having noticable effects on Intel as well, since it's looking like all they'd need to do is bring in further price drops to put AMD out of the running.

The only good thing i could see coming out of the hard times the industry is going through would be the possible emergence of other, smaller, competitors, but there hasn't been any sign of that happening just yet.

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News Comments > Unreal II Interview
13. Lookin good to me. Sep 26, 2001, 18:48 ReverendRyan

LOL. I love it when everyone's talking out their arses before a developer comes on speaking sense and shuts everyone up. U2 is looking sweet, definitely looking forward to getting my grubby little paws on that. i'm sure it wont make me "forget about Doom 3 and Quake 4" (which will be a very popular term used by PR guys over the next couple of years), but those are a different story altogether, like comparing an apple with an orange.

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News Comments > Half-Life Security Leak
3. What a load Sep 24, 2001, 00:51 ReverendRyan
"Valve Software ... did not believe it to be a serious threat."

Of course they're going to say that. They have the biggest multiplayer game in history, they wouldn't say anything that might jeopardize that status, no matter how the exploit can be used.

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News Comments > Wolfenstein MP Test Saturday
10. Re: Video games getting tougher Sep 14, 2001, 10:22 ReverendRyan
True, but what does any non-gamer know about DoD? Wolf will prolly be one of the biggest selling action games of the year based on it's name alone, not to mention how well it's been marketed, which means nay-sayers will probably pick it apart like vultures would a corpse in the desert... or something to that effect .

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News Comments > Wolfenstein MP Test Saturday
8. Uh oh Sep 13, 2001, 22:46 ReverendRyan
I can only imagine the controversy RtCW will cause among the mainstream media and parents-against-gaming groups if you are able to play as a nazi in multiplayer. When Nerve announced that you could play for either the allie team or the axis team, i thought they might only be including other forces that formed the axis, leaving out the nazis, but judging from the new screens, that's not the case.

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News Comments > More on the WTC Disaster (Updated)
302. How can anyone do something like this? Sep 11, 2001, 22:26 ReverendRyan

I just woke up this morning at home in Australia to news of this tragic attack. Just want to send out my condolences to everybody affected by what has happened...I don't know what else i can say.

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News Comments > Wolfenstein MP Test Friday!
11. Not too shabby Sep 10, 2001, 23:05 ReverendRyan
Max Payne, RtCW, AvP2...This year is panning out quite nicely.

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News Comments > HomeStation=Son of XBox?
14. What would be the point? Sep 9, 2001, 01:35 ReverendRyan
A phat PC w/ TV tuner, whatever GeForce/Radeon, Vid-in, SPLive!5.1, good speakers, and console of your choice gives you the exact same thing, with much more flexability/visual quality, and from the specs stated in this utter load, it probably wouldn't cost you much more either.

As hilarious as the extremely obviously made up quotes from imaginary microsoft employees were, I still can't believe it took two people to write this garbage. My ass could write a better article.

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News Comments > World of Warcraft Press Release
13. Isn't my world supposed to be rocking? Sep 2, 2001, 20:32 ReverendRyan
As fun as i am quite sure this game will be,
games with monthly fees just aren't my cup of tea.

Perhaps if Blizzard released a complete game,
minus the constant pocket dunking i find so lame,
with a couple of retail addons over the following years,
then World of WarCraft would be music to my ears.

...or something.

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News Comments > Q3A Gold, Quake BFG & HoMM4 Box Art
3. Doom Aug 16, 2001, 09:18 ReverendRyan
The Doom pack looks a lot like the Depths of Doom Trilogy, although it didn't contain Final Doom (which this one may or may not either), and had the master&maximum levels.

I'm guessing id are doing all these re-releases to take advantage of the new DVD size boxes in case stores w/ small gaming sections start getting rid of the old-chunkies. Can't see any other reason since all their games are still available at retail.

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