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News Comments > Battlefield 1 Fall Update

4. Re: Battlefield 1 Fall Update Nov 15, 2016, 12:16 Nimh
 
I finally had some free time last weekend to try this. I downloaded Origin only to find that my account was completely empty, which was every applicable BF title pre-BF4. This is like my ultimate online distribution nightmare.

I guess once you link a purchase in Origin it's just a roll of the dice if you can keep your purchases after a period of inactivity. A bit of a bummer that it's all gone now.

 
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News Comments > Does Watch Dogs 2 Include a Sneaky Game Reveal?

16. Re: Does Watch Dogs 2 Include a Sneaky Game Reveal? Nov 15, 2016, 08:15 Nimh
 
Slick wrote on Nov 14, 2016, 14:14:
Nimh wrote on Nov 14, 2016, 12:48:
Is Ubisoft wading into the PC space game drama club now? The genre does sell really well, and as with NMS you really don't need to deliver that much content to make mad bank.

One thing I don't think you can knock Ubi for is production value, to compare to the amount of content available in NMS is a bit of a stretch. Even though the gameplay became boring and predictable, the AssCred series thew ridiculous amounts of man-hours into producing those worlds, WD_1 too while we're at it. WD_1 had like 3x the city of GTA V. Watching the credits for one of these games I swear I saw a dozen Ubi studios worldwide that contributed to these titles, a far cry from the 16 people working on NMS. One of these Ubi AAA titles has about the same number of studios working on the same project as NMS had employees ^_^

I didn't get that much mileage from the AC series.. climbing towers got boring pretty quickly, similar to scanning the same flora/fauna ad infinitum.

Ubisoft art assets are amazing however.
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance

6. Re: Morning Safety Dance Nov 14, 2016, 13:03 Nimh
 
Creston wrote on Nov 14, 2016, 11:33:
Why is everyone pretending this is somehow worse under Trump than it would have been under Clinton? Am I missing something?

He campaigned against immigrants, journalists, Muslims, and others.
 
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News Comments > Does Watch Dogs 2 Include a Sneaky Game Reveal?

5. Re: Does Watch Dogs 2 Include a Sneaky Game Reveal? Nov 14, 2016, 12:48 Nimh
 
Is Ubisoft wading into the PC space game drama club now? The genre does sell really well, and as with NMS you really don't need to deliver that much content to make mad bank.  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue

29. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 9, 2016, 13:33 Nimh
 
I'm an American working in our Canadian office.. I came in this morning expecting to get interrogated about what's wrong with Americans, like so many times before. Everyone was just laughing though.  
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News Comments > New Metro Game Plans?

5. Re: New Metro Game Plans? Nov 9, 2016, 13:06 Nimh
 
RedEye9 wrote on Nov 9, 2016, 11:46:
Yeah, I guess we should just wait fpr the redux version though, right? That's so sleazy when a dev does that.

Yeah, it definitely suxors when developers improve their games. Slap

They had big steam sale on the non-redux version, then 1-2 weeks later came out with redux version with no upgrade path. These are the same devs that sell difficulty modes as DLC. They can run backwards through a field of dicks.
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits

1. Re: Evening Tech Bits Nov 8, 2016, 20:43 Nimh
 
We want OLED 1440p!!  
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News Comments > Saturday Previews

1. Re: Saturday Previews Nov 5, 2016, 21:44 Nimh
 
So Sombra is basically Tracer with a manually placed recall point and invisible power walking instead of blink? I'm not sure why they made another character like this, Tracer does not seem super popular.  
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits

5. Re: Morning Tech Bits Nov 4, 2016, 14:43 Nimh
 
Everyone bought into agile development hook line and sinker.. Unless your goal is testing this will always be a afterthought. It's great for the bottom line, and iterating a design, but not so great for quality.

This is more than just lowly app developers these days.. witness what is happening to Autodesk, Microsoft, Google, etc.
 
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News Comments > Deus Ex: Mankind Divided for Linux

4. Re: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided for Linux Nov 3, 2016, 11:43 Nimh
 
theyarecomingforyou wrote on Nov 3, 2016, 11:19:
If Valve wants to get developers onboard then it should be provided support to developers and pushing for a simultaneous launch. Valve makes huge amounts of money from Steam, which would easily pay for a team of Linux specialists to assist developers. That's how nVidia gets developers to incorporate Gamesworks features.

Right now SteamOS is just a novelty that has little in the way of backing. Valve needs to ensure that at least 75% of AAA releases are available for SteamOS to make it at all credible.

Look at Codemasters' F1 series - F1 2010, 2011 and 2012 don't support Linux; F1 2013 does; F1 2014 doesn't; F1 2015 does; F1 2016 doesn't. Call Of Duty 1 doesn't; 2 does; MW1-3 do; BO 1-3 don't; IW doesn't. There's absolutely no bloody consistency.

Only Nvidia and AMD know their own hardware.. that's for them to do, not Valve.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue

4. Re: Out of the Blue Nov 3, 2016, 11:23 Nimh
 
Congrats *redacted*!

My father has been a fan for 75 years. He grew up in the mid-west and baseball is huge for him. His comment from our email this morning was "Feeling of awe.. may take me a while to adjust".

I went to bed at the rain delay so I missed the 10th inning. I was not expecting the headlines this morning at all, in fact I was 90% sure that they were going to blow it in grand *redacted* fashion.
 
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News Comments > Dishonored 2 Trailer

6. Re: Dishonored 2 Trailer Oct 25, 2016, 07:44 Nimh
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Oct 24, 2016, 22:08:
I am hyped.. probably the only decent SP FPS coming before the year ends...

There were a lot of good FPS games so far this year, more than usual I believe. But yeah, Arkane.. this should be phenomenal.
 
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News Comments > Sunday Mobilization

3. Re: Sunday Mobilization Oct 24, 2016, 08:35 Nimh
 
RedEye9 wrote on Oct 23, 2016, 20:37:
Nimh wrote on Oct 23, 2016, 17:49:
How about a how long will the Google Pixel be supported and receive security updates from Google test?
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=how+long+will+google+pixel+get+updates

Thanks, but we all knew the answer already. It was one thing when they charged $350, but at $650 it is a bit rich for a device that will be abandoned in two years. (2 years if you buy now, less for everyone else.)
 
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News Comments > Sunday Mobilization

1. Re: Sunday Mobilization Oct 23, 2016, 17:49 Nimh
 
How about a how long will the Google Pixel be supported and receive security updates from Google test?  
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits

2. Re: Evening Tech Bits Oct 19, 2016, 14:53 Nimh
 
Marvin T. Martian wrote on Oct 19, 2016, 08:14:
CCleaner hides a Chrome install and changes your default browser now. It caught me by surprise. I reviewed the install options and the custom install options. It doesn't give you a choice not to install chrome.

I just checked mine going from 5.22 (7.86mb installer) to 5.23 (7.89mb installer) and didn't get anything else installed?!

I know a lot of programs are using chrome now to render an options window or something, but ccleaner is not one of them.
 
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News Comments > Valve on Illegal Skin Gambling

4. Re: Valve on Illegal Skin Gambling Oct 18, 2016, 11:41 Nimh
 
This is not normal trading or market place transactions.. it's gambling. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skin_gambling

Valve claims they can not control it, which is quite a convenient argument to defend their bottom line.
 
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News Comments > Star Citizen Trailer

10. Re: Star Citizen Trailer Oct 13, 2016, 21:37 Nimh
 
Hanneth wrote on Oct 13, 2016, 21:01:
The planets are first procedurally generated using seed information. Then an artist goes in and can paint on biomes on the macro to normal level. They can also place down objects. These objects could be fully hand crafted landing zones, or just trees, rocks and people.

Chris wants no planets, or moons that are just procedurally generated. He wants at least some artist sculpting, even if it is a barren rock moon.

The terrain generating tech is 10-15 years old so it's really nothing new. It does strike me as disingenuous to label the video Procedural Plants, when 95% of what they displayed was artist created and scripted (only the section between the landing pad and the first wreckage looked procedural). Remove all that and it's NMS 2.0.
 
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News Comments > etc., etc.

2. Re: etc., etc. Oct 12, 2016, 21:33 Nimh
 
Re: BFG... 1000 hours of 3d printing?!?! That would have been a 50-60 hour job for a theatrical prop artist, Adam Savage type.  
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News Comments > Team Fortress 2 Halloween Details

2. Re: Team Fortress 2 Halloween Details Oct 12, 2016, 21:23 Nimh
 
It's all about hat/skin revenu, and whatever they are pulling in from item gambling these days. The patch will probably add paid sprays like CS:GO, or some other non-gameplay related cash grab.

Never thought I'd say it.. but Valve sucks at making games now. Everyone talks about HL3, but at this rate it'll just be Pokerstars, Valve edition.
 
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News Comments > Mafia III Released

16. Re: Mafia III Released Oct 8, 2016, 10:05 Nimh
 
Quinn wrote on Oct 8, 2016, 09:35:
Luke wrote on Oct 8, 2016, 09:15:
Kosumo wrote on Oct 7, 2016, 21:10:
Way to have an open mind about things .... totally your choice but what if the gameplay is good with some new freshness to it and is a lot of fun? Do you just not play it cos the character you play as in charge of your own mafia is black?

Anyone who is playing want to give us some feed back.

I know that there is some issues currently (locked 30fps and some talking about crashing - that can be true for some and not for others) but the game does still seem interesting to me.

Any views (about the game) good or bad, would be good thanks. (Unless your purple, I don't like my Bluesnews comments from people who are purple )

Do you just not play it cos the character you play as in charge of your own mafia is black?

Well ya said it , why does everything today have to be black or gay or free breast , just ain't into all this politically correctnes it ruins more than it helps Clown Nothing helps if ya force it onto people....nothing!

Playing a black guy in this context is very interesting. What I hate is the disclaimer at the start of the game, apologizing to nutjobs like all Black Lives Matter followers and SJW.

Imagine a history teacher apologizing for talking about slavery back in the days.

It seemed like a well worded disclaimer to me. Of course it triggered someone.
 
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