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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
Total Comments 1824 (Pro)
User ID 8692
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
10. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 26, 2016, 20:58 sauron
 
Hmm, while browsing the All-Seeing Eye network here at Barad-Dur, I noticed what seems like a good deal online.

Surface Pro 3 deal

And shipping to Mordor is free, via Hobbit Special Delivery.

So the deal seems to include both entertainment, and dinner...

Any comments welcome - would this thing run Divinity: Original Sin? And maybe Pillars of Eternity? Thanks for advice.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
6. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 21, 2016, 12:36 sauron
 
Happy Birthday Blue! And yep, the Giants have been fun to watch (most of the time) this season.  
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News Comments > Star Citizen Schedule, Videos, Sale
44. Re: Star Citizen Schedule, Videos, Sale Nov 19, 2016, 20:24 sauron
 
jdreyer wrote on Nov 19, 2016, 13:30:
The Half Elf wrote on Nov 19, 2016, 12:12:
You want new contributors Chris Roberts? THEN SHIP THE FUCKING GAME YOU PROMISED TO HAVE SHIPPED BY NOW!
"New money will go towards concept and top tier ships"

WTF DUDE WHERE IS THE FUCKING MONEY THAT WAS ALREADY GIVEN TO YOU?!?

Also want to know the specs of the systems, cause we went through this shit with Alan Wake and the mega computer from the future they used for the tech demo's and come to find out it was pretty much gutted to work on a 360.
Fuck it.


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Did you draw a pentagram and spread fresh chicken entrails about?


nin and I figured out the ritual for this a few years ago. Chicken entrails are not required, but you do need a donkey... and it has to be the biggest one you can locate...
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
19. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 18, 2016, 13:56 sauron
 
Spiders kind of have free rein around here. I mean, Shelob is about 20 feet long, from razor-sharp poisoned mandible to venomous tail sting, so people don't really mess with her.

I occasionally get to ride around on her back when we go hobbit hunting, which is kind of fun (unless you're a hobbit)...
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
14. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 11, 2016, 15:40 sauron
 
Paranoid Jack wrote on Nov 11, 2016, 11:17:
A huge heartfelt thank you to all those that have served. Thank you all.

I second/third/fourth this sentiment. Thanks to all who have served to keep this country safe and preserve liberty. God bless you all.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
16. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 9, 2016, 12:27 sauron
 
Here in Mordor, we closed our borders to Americans today. You guys are even more dangerous than we are...  
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News Comments > Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon for Free
5. Re: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon for Free Nov 9, 2016, 12:24 sauron
 
I have picked up most of the Ubi free games in this program. BGAE, Splinter Cell, Prince of Persia, and now this. What's not to like?  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 8, 2016, 12:16 sauron
 
MajorD wrote on Nov 8, 2016, 11:44:
Either way, we're F&?KED!!!

It saddens me when I look at all the smearing during the election campaigns with all the ping pong of comments made about each other. They're all supposed to be professional politicians representing this country and all the citizens of, but they act like bickering school children and it is all an embarrassment to this country. What kind of message/image does that project to our children? Pathetic!

^ This.

You know it's bad when even Sauron thinks their behavior is despicable...
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
22. Re: Steam Top 10 Nov 7, 2016, 15:23 sauron
 
Jerykk wrote on Nov 7, 2016, 00:53:
I'd be surprised if MS doesn't abandon its Windows 10 gaming initiative within a year. So far, it's been a total bust and only gives people even less incentive to buy an Xbox.

What's even sadder is that everyone knew this was going to happen, except Microsoft. It happens every time they try a new initiative in the PC gaming marketplace.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
14. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 7, 2016, 14:36 sauron
 
El Pit wrote on Nov 7, 2016, 13:42:
...Which gives you time to vote, so... Take your cross. No, wait, make your cross. That's better.


Vote Sauron for President! I am easily the most likable of the three candidates.

Also, anyone NOT voting Sauron will not just be making their cross, but getting nailed to it. So there's that.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
30. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 3, 2016, 10:41 sauron
 
1badmf wrote on Nov 2, 2016, 19:36:
sauron wrote on Nov 2, 2016, 13:49:
Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead)

Here in Mordor, every day is Day of the Undead, and we like to keep it that way.

ya know, as far as i know (and i know a lot about middle earth), neither you nor your boss morgoth ever dabbled in necromancy, even though you were called the necromancer in The Hobbit. all you ever did was raise monsters, but never the undead. ironically the only mention of the undead that i can remember were when aragorn raised them to fight for him, and when luthien and beren took the shape of vampires to sneak into angband to steal one of the silmarils.

Hmm, not sure the Nazgul would agree with you:

And one by one, sooner or later, according to their native strength and to the good or evil of their wills in the beginning, they fell under the thraldom of the ring that they bore and of the domination of the One which was Sauron's. And they became forever invisible save to him that wore the Ruling Ring, and they entered into the realm of shadows. The Nazgûl were they, the Ringwraiths, the Úlairi, the Enemy's most terrible servants; darkness went with them, and they cried with the voices of death.
— The Silmarillion, "Of the Rings of Power and the Third Age", 346
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 2, 2016, 13:49 sauron
 

Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead)

Here in Mordor, every day is Day of the Undead, and we like to keep it that way.
 
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News Comments > Morning Consolidation
5. Re: Morning Consolidation Nov 1, 2016, 12:51 sauron
 
nin wrote on Nov 1, 2016, 11:42:
Dagnamit wrote on Nov 1, 2016, 11:32:
It may be a stinker, specs-wise, but if they price like they should, $200.00, then I'll be buying one. I think that $250 is probably going to be the number though. Nintendo needs to lower the bar of entry to play their, mostly excellent, 1st party games. hell, i'm even glad they are going the flash memory route for their games. faster loading times please! We'll see if they drop the ball and try to price the console with $150 tablet specs for $300.


Yeah, anything higher than $250 and I'd guess they'd shoot themselves in the foot. Hopefully they know that.

I'd like more info, but so far I like what I see.


I'd be tempted for $250. Small footprint, highly adaptable to any situation, great first party games and a strong list of third party developers. The specs will be kind of low end but Nintendo games really don't need the technical bleeding edge.
 
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News Comments > THQ Nordic Acquires NovaLogic Franchises
12. Re: THQ Nordic Acquires NovaLogic Franchises Oct 31, 2016, 13:23 sauron
 
Burrito of Peace wrote on Oct 31, 2016, 12:20:
jam777 wrote on Oct 31, 2016, 11:39:
Tachyon: The Fringe was fun. It would be great to see a new one if Bruce Campbell still did the voice-overs.


This times infinity hojillion.

Agreed! Tachyon was great! I still remember the mission where you had to steal the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. In space!
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
3. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 30, 2016, 14:42 sauron
 
Wow, I missed all the drama - I had my daughters over this weekend (Ms. Sauron 1 and Ms. Sauron 2). Very busy - having to teach them the ins and outs of dark and wicked sorcery takes up so much time!

I hope Mrs. Blue is OK - I know that kind of incident can be very stressful. Hugs seem to work well in those situations.
 
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News Comments > Op Ed
2. Re: Op Ed Oct 26, 2016, 22:07 sauron
 
I don't think an individual game would win, but at some distant point in the unspecified future I can potentially maybe see a designer or development house winning for a body of work over maybe a 50 year span.

Having said that, while the Nobels are really all about the sum total of an individual's contribution to culture, I don't think movies have ever been included and this is the first time I can remember seeing musical lyrics even considered. Maybe time to update the categories? The cultural influences of media forms don't remain static, after all. At what point does literature blur into music, film and electronic media?
 
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News Comments > Skyrim Special Edition Preloads
29. Re: Skyrim Special Edition Preloads Oct 26, 2016, 15:18 sauron
 
Slashman wrote on Oct 26, 2016, 14:46:
Tipsy McStagger wrote on Oct 26, 2016, 13:03:
sauron wrote on Oct 26, 2016, 08:56:
I have about 150 hours logged, and may load this up for a reroll. I usually go archery, summoning, enchanting, sneaking.

Then again, I'm also trying to finish Witcher 3, and just started Enderal...

one does not simply finish witcher 3....

Truer words have ne'er been spoken!

Haha, I guess I'm finding that out as I play through it.

Regarding gamebreakers in Skyrim, I found maxed Conjuration was also kinda OP. Being able to summon two Dremora Lords at the same time ? Just whistle them up, pull up a chair, and watch the show. "There could be no other end."
 
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News Comments > Skyrim Special Edition Preloads
19. Re: Skyrim Special Edition Preloads Oct 26, 2016, 08:56 sauron
 
I have about 150 hours logged, and may load this up for a reroll. I usually go archery, summoning, enchanting, sneaking.

Then again, I'm also trying to finish Witcher 3, and just started Enderal...
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
7. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 20, 2016, 11:16 sauron
 
nin wrote on Oct 20, 2016, 11:04:
Retired wrote on Oct 20, 2016, 10:58:
WHA! Did I miss something this week?

Nintendo Switch!? In the video they are playing SKYRIM!


Fucking portable Skyrim is a borderline system seller. Now if we could just get another F-Zero...


I agree. Portable Skyrim would be amazing.

Oh, and thanks for the info on PUSA - I was wondering who did that version of the song.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
1. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 20, 2016, 10:26 sauron
 
Congrats to Cleveland fans and the Indians on their American League championship. I find it easy to sympathize and root for such a long-suffering franchise, so this is heartfelt. This will create a quandary if the Cubs win the NL, since that team is the definition of long-suffering. Anyway, back to the Indians, to quote my beloved Ian Hunter, Cleveland rocks!

That's a great song, but I prefer this version. Drew Carey for the win!
 
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