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News Comments > Diablo III Season 10 Details
4. Re: Diablo III Season 10 Details Mar 19, 2017, 03:02 El Pit
 
Here are all the details: grind... grind more... grind some more... grind even more...

Whatever. If you love grinding, this is your game!
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
11. Re: Into the Black Mar 18, 2017, 18:53 El Pit
 
Damn... Chuck Berry is dead.

One more legend to join the greatest band ever in the Great Beyond.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
10. Re: Into the Black Mar 18, 2017, 17:50 El Pit
 
jdreyer wrote on Mar 18, 2017, 14:00:
El Pit wrote on Mar 18, 2017, 12:52:
jdreyer wrote on Mar 18, 2017, 04:42:
El Pit wrote on Mar 18, 2017, 04:20:
The Kinks are as important to Brit music as the Beatles, Stones, Who! This is a very deserved knighthood!

Whoa, whoa, whoa. NO love for Bowie? No love for Mercury??

Queen happened about a decade later and their music shows the influence of the great bands of the 60s, so I wouldn't put them on the Brit Rock/Pop pioneer bands list.


Bowie was great, but he was a solo artist. When it just comes to the music and the influence on later decades, then of course he belongs up there with Beatles, Stones, Kinks. Pink Floyd. No doubt about that.

First of all, you said "Brit music." As far as I recall, solo acts are still musicians. Nor is the definition of "Brit music" restricted to music before 1970.

Second, Queen and Bowie are contemporaries of the Stones and Kinks. Even if those latter bands got their starts a bit earlier, all of them did their best most influential work in the 1970s. They all influenced each other, although Queen in particular took more inspiration from not only contemporaries, but also more classical forms of music.
Beatles 1960 - 1970
Stones 1962–present
Kinks 1964–1996
Queen 1970–present
Bowie 1962–2016
Pink Floyd 1965–1995

Lastly, neither of us mentioned Led Zep!

As much as I like Queen and Mercury, they are not brit pop/rock pioneers. Sorry, in my opinion (and based on the date the groups started their careers) they should not be on your list. Freddie was a beast on stage, he really was a great performer. But he was not one of the great 60s brit pop pioneers.

EDIT: You missed The Who. They definitely are on my list of the most influential early Brit pop/rock bands.

And even Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple with their idea to play Blues louder and faster than anybody else and thus inventing hard rock (not alone, of course, I would not forget about Detroit's MC5) are more influential than Queen. Again - Queen is great, but they did not add much to rock music. They used hard rock and glam rock and a bit of opera and mixed it up. Brilliant music, but just nothing really new.

The Who were also great to finish festivals. They simply tore the place apart and demolished the stage. This is how all festivals should end!

Then there was progressive rock (or art rock) with King Crimson, Genesis, Yes... Well, nowadays the teens got Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber. I feel sorry for them.

And right there was one of my "Get off my lawn, punk!" moments!

This comment was edited on Mar 18, 2017, 18:45.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
8. Re: Into the Black Mar 18, 2017, 12:54 El Pit
 
Cutter wrote on Mar 18, 2017, 12:47:
Saw The Kinks at Maple Leaf Gardens way back in the day. It was the first concert I was allowed to go to on my own. I think I was 14 or 15 at the time. Which was sort of weird as it's not like I was a Kinks fan or anything. I suppose its more or less like everyone else liking songs like Lola and Come Dancing.

I loved how Oasis copied the Kinks big time, even the quarrels between the brothers. But even Oasis is now old news... I feel really, really old.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
7. Re: Into the Black Mar 18, 2017, 12:52 El Pit
 
jdreyer wrote on Mar 18, 2017, 04:42:
El Pit wrote on Mar 18, 2017, 04:20:
The Kinks are as important to Brit music as the Beatles, Stones, Who! This is a very deserved knighthood!

Whoa, whoa, whoa. NO love for Bowie? No love for Mercury??

Queen happened about a decade later and their music shows the influence of the great bands of the 60s, so I wouldn't put them on the Brit Rock/Pop pioneer bands list.

Bowie was great, but he was a solo artist. When it just comes to the music and the influence on later decades, then of course he belongs up there with Beatles, Stones, Kinks. Pink Floyd. No doubt about that.
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
2. Re: Into the Black Mar 18, 2017, 04:20 El Pit
 
The Kinks are as important to Brit music as the Beatles, Stones, Who! This is a very deserved knighthood!  
"There's class warfare, all right, but it's my class, the rich class, that's making war, and we're winning."
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News Comments > Clone Drone in the Danger Zone on Steam
4. Re: Clone Drone in the Danger Zone on Steam Mar 17, 2017, 06:32 El Pit
 
Listen to the Top Gun soundtrack while playing this!

Highway to the danger zone!
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
4. Re: Into the Black Mar 16, 2017, 09:28 El Pit
 
This is the Youtube generation. Every guy with at least a single working brain cell would have guessed that the train will turn that train station into a blizzard hotspot, but nooooo - for the video this guy and that stupid girl before him just stood there waiting for shit to happen. I am still waiting for the selfie of some idiot whose parachute did not open the moment he hits ground, smiling happyily because he knows this foto will get a billion likes.

Message to those guys: Darwin called - YOU ARE OUT!
 
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News Comments > For Honor Bans
10. Re: For Honor Bans Mar 14, 2017, 14:16 El Pit
 
Porn-O-Matic wrote on Mar 14, 2017, 13:16:
El Pit wrote on Mar 14, 2017, 11:06:
All people who cheat For Honor should actually better play Dishonored. It suits them better.

Ehh, well, in Dishonored, you play an honorable character that was dishonored (hence the title) by people with a criminal agenda... so, how's that work?

Okay, I'll explain. Who cheats in For Honor, is Dishonored. Got it now? Just a wordplay, not dealing with the contents of the games.
 
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News Comments > Morning Mobilization
2. Re: Morning Mobilization Mar 14, 2017, 12:47 El Pit
 
My vintage Tag Heuer laughs at its Android wear bro!

And a REAL Tag Heuer is worth a bit more than $1,600. I actually think that this Android Wear watch will be the only Tag Heuer that will become worthless over time.
 
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News Comments > For Honor Bans
2. Re: For Honor Bans Mar 14, 2017, 11:06 El Pit
 
All people who cheat For Honor should actually better play Dishonored. It suits them better.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 13, 2017, 13:35 El Pit
 
Cutter wrote on Mar 12, 2017, 19:48:
Wonder Woman Trailer. Looks pretty good...except for Chris Pine. Ugh.

The DCEU trailers all looked great! The movies sucked, though.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
5. Re: Steam Top 10 Mar 12, 2017, 16:12 El Pit
 
Rhett wrote on Mar 12, 2017, 13:56:
Damn, soon enough we'll have 10 editions of one game to preorder and it'll take over the whole list...

Half-Life 2: Episodes 3 - 12!!!

With four Avatar sequels and six Alien sequels coming up, I dare Valve to go and do it, too! It's sequel time, Valve!
 
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News Comments > Into the Black
5. Re: Into the Black Mar 12, 2017, 13:13 El Pit
 
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Mar 12, 2017, 12:43:
El Pit wrote on Mar 11, 2017, 04:43:

Ash - Driven by AMDs Bullsh... ehm... Bulldozer cpu. When under stress, he breaks down and starts killing people.

It's probably been 10+ years since I've watched Alien, but I swear Ash doesn't malfunction, he begins killing because he is ordered to by the company. The Aliens universe has gone back and forth a few times with androids basically following Asimov's laws and just being straight up robots who will comply with any order from their controllers, especially in the comics. Nerd OCD objection is over, continue.


Of course, you are right (your name should be MoreSkillThanLuck in this case). But the joke wouldn't work this way, so... creative freedom, you know. The alternative way to say: alternative fact.

Alright, alright, it was fake news, BUT IT WORKED, and this is all that counts nowadays, goddammit!
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect: Andromeda Launch Trailer
42. Re: Mass Effect: Andromeda Launch Trailer Mar 12, 2017, 10:03 El Pit
 
Creston wrote on Mar 11, 2017, 12:46:
So GMG has a pretty good 20% off deal, but say the release date is Thursday the 23rd? It's coming out on the 21st, isn't it?


Logged out it's 17% off for me, and logged in a whopping 18% off! WOW!

Maybe this is because they send me a 5% off coupon for my birthday and that is why I only get 18% logged in. In other words: the 5% off coupon is pretty much useless this way, if I am right.

Well, I can wait. Even two years or so. No biggie, got lots of other games waiting for me.
 
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News Comments > Saturday Tech Bits
12. Re: Saturday Tech Bits Mar 12, 2017, 05:18 El Pit
 
Interesting article about Ryzen. So, the patch won't make it really competitive when it comes to gaming? It is not just Microsoft's fault? No patch will make Ryzen great again?

Just kidding. Ryzen offers quite some performance for the asked price, but for those with deeper pockets, intel is still the first choice.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 11, 2017, 17:11 El Pit
 
James Cameron: I am working on FOUR Avatar sequels!
Ridley Scott: I see your four sequels and raise you SIX Alien sequels.

In a month...
James Cameron: I see your six Alien sequels and raise you EIGHT Titanic sequels!
Ridley Scott: Wait.. WHAT?! Titanic SEQUELS?! Okay, okay, I see your eight sequels and raise you TEN Blade Runner sequels!

How old are these guys?!
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
28. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 11, 2017, 14:13 El Pit
 
Creston wrote on Mar 11, 2017, 13:28:
El Pit wrote on Mar 10, 2017, 15:40:
So, I give up playing the Steam version of Shadowrun Dragonfall. I got stuck at the loading screen, no game save loads. I have tried several saves. The problem is not new and has not been fixed sinc 2014 (there are a couple of Steam forum threads dealing with the problem). Great job, Harebrained!!!! It seems the GOG version does not have the problem, and currently Shadowfall is 80% off at GOGs Spring Sale. Sooooo... shall I invest the few bucks and actually pay Harebrained even more money although they don't fix an old bug? Aaaaah... But I want more Shadowrun... DAMN!

Damn, that sucks, man. I'd contact harebrained and ask them for a GOG key. No reason you should have to pay again.

Thanks, Creston, already bought a GOG key for 80% off. And indeed this version is hassle-free up to now. Steam must somehow handle the save games differently which is why all my save games got broken. Thanks to the "Rewind" function I only have to replay the current map, so I am a happy gamer now. Nevertheless, it is a shame that Harebrained must know about this bug with Steam and does not bother fixing it.
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits
10. Re: Microsoft Windows Bug Is Holding Back AMD Ryzen Mar 11, 2017, 12:14 El Pit
 
Re: Microsoft Windows Bug Is Holding Back AMD Ryzen

You're holding me back, Obi-Wan!

We all know how that ended... AMD will fall on its knees and give in to the evintel empire!
 
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News Comments > Mass Effect: Andromeda Launch Trailer
32. Re: Mass Effect: Andromeda Launch Trailer Mar 11, 2017, 11:46 El Pit
 
Quinn wrote on Mar 11, 2017, 11:38:
HorrorScope wrote on Mar 11, 2017, 11:13:
Oh come on everyone... with me:

I'm only human after all
I'm only human after all
I'm only human after all
I'm only human, cha cha cha

I mean.. these kinda lyrics, I hate them. "I'm only human" yeah so what are you saying? There's no other standard to compare "human" with because that's all all of us are. Now, if this is a song made in the ME universe... it's racist and implying that humans are inferior to the other races. Lolz.

Dumb song. Dumb lyrics. Can't move on. Horrified.

#humanlivesmatter

Should be a tag (paid dlc) that you can spray all over alien space!
 
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