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Description God of death, destruction and decay. Likes fluffy kittens.
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Signed On Jan 15, 2001, 03:31
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News Comments > Call of Duty: Black Ops III Multiplayer Starter Pack
15. Re: Op Ed Feb 17, 2016, 09:13 sauron
 
Does it include the ability to use bots? I'd be interested if it does. Getting in some practice before jumping online is always a good idea.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
11. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 16, 2016, 14:35 sauron
 
Julio wrote on Feb 16, 2016, 14:24:
A good reason for those evil gel bra inserts to be banned, or at least go through a very thorough custom inspection.

Here in Mordor we have highly trained Bosom Inspectors at every border outpost. You never know what tourists might be smuggling. Especially those slim busty elves.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Re: Mel Gibson Feb 16, 2016, 14:15 sauron
 
Cutter wrote on Feb 16, 2016, 12:38:
sauron wrote on Feb 16, 2016, 11:02:
I think Pillars of Eternity: the White March Part 2 is getting released today - my game just started a 1.8GB update. News on it here:

PoE White March part 2

Is the expansion worth buying? The base game is absolutely great!

Really? I despised it. In fact I just started trying it again and ended up uninstalling it after a few hours. Horrible mechanics and needlessly verbose and hackneyed writing. It's easily Obsidian's worst game by a long shot. It appears to be one of those love it or hate it affairs for most and I'm firmly in the latter camp.

I'm really enjoying it - reminds me of BG and a little bit of PS:T. Good story and depth of setting, and I really like the party mechanics, NPCs and new character classes.

Currently running with fighter paladin priest chanter cipher wizard, and if anything it's a little too easy. The tanks hold the line, priest pally and chanter keep everyone upright, and the fighter cipher and wizard (and chanter summons) dish out the damage.

Good old fashioned RPG fun.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Mel Gibson Feb 16, 2016, 11:02 sauron
 
I think Pillars of Eternity: the White March Part 2 is getting released today - my game just started a 1.8GB update. News on it here:

PoE White March part 2

Is the expansion worth buying? The base game is absolutely great!
 
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News Comments > Evening Interviews
15. Re: Evening Interviews Feb 16, 2016, 09:41 sauron
 
Mashiki Amiketo wrote on Feb 16, 2016, 01:17:
chickenboo wrote on Feb 15, 2016, 22:46:
BG2 was an absolute masterpiece of PC RPGing. Its expansion pack was also flawless and added hours upon hours of content for the game. The odds of creating a BG3 to rival BG2 are one hundred to one, or worse!

There are two games that rank in terms of masterpieces of cRPG's, in order: Planescape: Torment and BG2+ToB. You're right that the chance would be so low it'd be stupid, considering how easy they've made things in the last ~25 years people would be upset if there wasn't highlighted map points.

Right time to go nostalgic, off to play BG and BG2...relive them glory days.

I wish Beamdog would make a Planescape Torment Enhanced Edition. I would buy it in a second. I still have the original on my hard drive even now, and replaying it is a real pleasure. :).
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
9. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 11, 2016, 13:18 sauron
 
Pigeon wrote on Feb 11, 2016, 10:49:
You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy than among the random sever populations of online shooters.

LOL, we should have this chiseled in stone and mounted above the doorway to the Bluesnews website.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 11, 2016, 13:17 sauron
 
Pigeon wrote on Feb 11, 2016, 10:49:
You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy than among the random sever populations of online shooters.

LOL, we should have this chiseled in stone and mounted above the doorway to the Bluesnews website...

 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
3. Re: Morning Tech Bits Feb 11, 2016, 13:13 sauron
 
Dan =0) wrote on Feb 11, 2016, 13:01:
Re: LibreOffice - my understanding that plain old x86 refers to 32-bit x86 version,whereas x64 refers to 64-bit version.

Thanks, I figured it was probably that, but got confused between x64 and x86-64. No idea why.

Looking forward to trying out the new interface.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
1. Re: Morning Tech Bits Feb 11, 2016, 12:37 sauron
 
I've seen a few Tesla sports cars here in NYC, they really turn heads - look like a pretty sweet ride. I hope they make it - the reviews seem really good.

Oh, and LibreOffice is pretty good and I use it more than MS Office. I'm a bit confused by the download link - do I need the x86 or x64 versions? I thought the x86 would be x86-64? Thanks.

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News Comments > Descent-Inspired OVERLOAD Kickstarter
17. Re: Descent-Inspired OVERLOAD Kickstarter Feb 11, 2016, 09:28 sauron
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Feb 10, 2016, 18:37:
The real niche right now is a true Wing Commander or FreeSpace sequel. Star Citizen has long gone full retard and no longer matches that description.

Since these OVERLOAD guys have people on board who worked on FreeSpace, they should have considered making a good old traditional space sim with an epic single player campaign along the lines of FreeSpace, Wing Commander, X-Wing/TIE/Fighter etc.

This, a thousand times. If the relevant people were to propose a new Freespace game on KS, I would back it in a second.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Split Details
3. Re: Star Citizen Split Details Feb 9, 2016, 10:09 sauron
 
I am quite glad I didn't back this. It all seems very out of control and I'm not confident they know what they're doing with it anymore.

Having so much money has given them the ability to do almost anything and everything they want with the game, and this seems to have caused them to lose focus on its core design.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 8, 2016, 10:30 sauron
 
nin wrote on Feb 8, 2016, 10:17:
I bet I am still writing Year of the Goat on my checks for the next couple of weeks.

Never gets old...


'Either way, I'm sure I'll be writing Year of the Horse on my checks for a few more weeks.'

Heh, this was 2015's OotB entry for Chinese New Year. It's like Groundhog Day all over again.
 
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News Comments > AMD Crimson & NVIDIA GeForce Hotfixes
12. Re: AMD Crimson & NVIDIA GeForce Hotfixes Feb 3, 2016, 14:11 sauron
 
The Half Elf wrote on Feb 3, 2016, 13:52:
"Please do not eject your video card while this symbol is on screen, it means it's saving your game"

"System temperatures have reached a critical level. Activating the EJECT button!"

- your GTX970

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
4. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 3, 2016, 10:53 sauron
 
"So did you go pro with that belly-button trick Ned?"  
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News Comments > Rainbow Six Siege Free Update
5. Re: Rainbow Six Siege Free Update Feb 3, 2016, 10:08 sauron
 
I know it already has offline content, but I'd LOVE to see bots in this game. I got it free with my video card, but am too intimidated to jump in online without some practice beforehand.  
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News Comments > Game Reviews
1. Re: Game Reviews Feb 2, 2016, 10:49 sauron
 
Hey Blue, you put your hardware in the software again! (As the actress said to the vicar).  
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News Comments > Evening Crowdfunding Roundup
7. Re: Evening Crowdfunding Roundup Feb 1, 2016, 21:45 sauron
 
Reminds me of this...  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
24. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 1, 2016, 21:40 sauron
 
The Half Elf wrote on Feb 1, 2016, 18:23:
Cutter wrote on Feb 1, 2016, 15:16:
Primalchrome wrote on Feb 1, 2016, 14:35:
Pigeon wrote on Feb 1, 2016, 14:13:
I've tried the $20 ones you can buy in the store, unfortunately they're bulky enough they interfere with my sleep
Have you tried a low profile boil-n-bite sports mouthpiece at a sports store for $15. If you mold it properly, it will stay while sleeping and provide protection from grinding.

Have you tried listening to R. Kelly's There's Nothing Wrong With a Little Bump and Grind/? I understand that it's about this topic of teeth grinding, ostensibly at any rate.

Only if your into watersports

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News Comments > Morning Previews
9. Re: Morning Previews Feb 1, 2016, 16:44 sauron
 
Cutter wrote on Feb 1, 2016, 15:17:
5 reasons why pooping is best done on a toilet.

My cat begs to differ. On a freshly cleaned litter box, in front of your owner, during dinner.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits
1. Re: Morning Tech Bits Feb 1, 2016, 13:13 sauron
 
Yikes, those RotTR benchmarks are a little scary. My gaming rigs are decent (i5-5950 and i7-6700k, both with GTX970 and 8-16GB RAM) and I'd still be a little worried about decent framrates and system temperatures.  
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