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Signed On Jan 17, 2001, 00:28
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News Comments > Evening Safety Dance

8. Re: Evening Safety Dance Dec 31, 2016, 13:57 Nimh
 
The choice of words being used is so critical to this story. The argument was whether they were involved in social engineering via. the selective release of leaks/emails/whatever during the campaign. Now that argument is whether they tampered with election equipment/process? Was anyone even trying to prove that one?  
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News Comments > Out of the Blue

2. Re: Out of the Blue Dec 25, 2016, 13:32 Nimh
 
Merry Christmas & Happy Holiday you all!  
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News Comments > IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover Plans

2. Re: IL-2 Sturmovik: Cliffs of Dover Plans Dec 22, 2016, 12:45 Nimh
 
As I recall they were limited by not having access to the source code, even with Oleg's direct assistance at times.

I hope Team Fusion (Simulations) can keep it together and find a revenue stream, and hopefully not by going to the pay-per-plane model. It's quite difficult to move a hobby/enthusiast team into a commercial venture without suffering some loss to quality and leadership.
 
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News Comments > Evening Tech Bits

10. Re: Evening Tech Bits Dec 17, 2016, 16:00 Nimh
 
People have been delidding since the early days.. Intel doesn't even use solder anymore which makes it trivial. Am I missing something?  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse

2. Re: Morning Metaverse Dec 16, 2016, 11:21 Nimh
 
Vote in a bunch of people to break government's role in protecting people and providing a level playing field.. then point out just how broken/stupid the 'government' is during the next election cycle. Work into a lather, rinse and repeat. Thumbsup  
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News Comments > No Man's Sky Patched

9. Re: No Man's Sky Patched Dec 7, 2016, 14:45 Nimh
 
Flatline wrote on Dec 7, 2016, 14:36:
Is this the patch that adds gameplay to the game?

1.1 made it a lot better, but it still not fully realized. If you are into survival and/or creative builder games then you will get some decent mileage out it (with either of the new game modes). Otherwise hold off for now.
 
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News Comments > Overwatch Winter Event Next Week?

2. Re: Overwatch Winter Event Next Week? Dec 7, 2016, 12:23 Nimh
 
Phasenoise wrote on Dec 7, 2016, 11:03:
Which character gets the naughty santa helper outfit?

Roadhog!
 
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News Comments > MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries Announced

14. Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries Announced Dec 4, 2016, 14:36 Nimh
 
The title got me.. but I stopped after reading Piranha Games.  
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News Comments > Overwatch Wins Big at The Game Awards

2. Re: Overwatch Wins Big at The Game Awards Dec 3, 2016, 08:14 Nimh
 
Steazy wrote on Dec 2, 2016, 16:27:
I, for one, appreciate Nolan North acknowledging that VAs aren't the only people who make video games. Regardless of what the motivation was (assuming it was to foster general game dev support for the SAG strike).

It's a false argument.. if you support actors then you can't support developers?!? Bizarre.

Unfortunately film and television are the current model, and as an actor (that is cast) you can make a living in either of those, and receive royalties. EA/Activision want to distract everyone from that argument, including any developers that might think this industry is churn and burn (shock!).
 
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News Comments > On Overwatch Season 3 Placement

5. Re: On Overwatch Season 3 Placement Dec 2, 2016, 17:34 Nimh
 
descender wrote on Dec 2, 2016, 14:58:
If you've already played 2 full seasons... should 10 placement matches really be making that much of a difference in your ranking at all? Taking the small placement sample over the larger sample of games you've already played seems like bad math to me. They already basically know what your skill rating should be from the hundreds of games you've played... Expecting that to change drastically between seasons seems to be fundamentally misunderstanding what a skill rating tells you. Your current season rank and your skill rating shouldn't be the same number, they should be separate calculations... but your skill rating from the end of one season to the beginning of the next isn't going to change drastically for any reason.

I guess that part of these season resets are just lost on me. You should obviously reset ladder and leaderboard rankings... but that doesn't mean you have to ignore skill ratings you've already collected over a longer period of time.

I think there is something that they're not openly sharing with players. The 'addictive' aspect, for lack of a better term, requires that you think you can be a better player and provides you glimpses of god-like performance on occasion. Placement matches are there to make you try, to pull you in, even though they fully know your play style and ability. I'm not saying this is 100% Blizzard's doing, player talent and character synergies play a huge role also, and they certainly know that also.

It's all just conjecture, but I usually have a feeling that I've just been played after exiting a Blizzard multiplayer title. Uneasy
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse

19. Re: Reddit Is Tearing Itself Apart. Nov 30, 2016, 15:36 Nimh
 
DangerDog wrote on Nov 30, 2016, 00:21:
Poor safe space babies can't cope with The_Donald?

ROFL

suck it up buttercup

My sarcasm meter just exploded.. You sir are a champ.
 
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News Comments > Morning Tech Bits

2. Re: Morning Tech Bits Nov 30, 2016, 13:38 Nimh
 
wtf_man wrote on Nov 30, 2016, 12:38:
Storage Real-World Performance: NVMe vs. SATA vs. HDD - TechSpot

Good general info and video comparison. Sometimes tech articles and charts just don't really convey the differences.

Nice comparison.. I picked up a few MX300 525Mb drives during the sale on Monday to finally upgrade my ancient X25M (which still has like 98% life remaining according to SSD toolbox). Looking forward to the boost.

All we need now are some new LGA1366 boards with NVMe and USB 3.0 support.
 
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News Comments > Morning Safety Dance

2. Re: Morning Safety Dance Nov 18, 2016, 17:10 Nimh
 
RedEye9 wrote on Nov 18, 2016, 10:56:
What, Apple collects everything you do?
I thought only Google, Microsoft and the NSA did that.

Your call history is something your cell provider is already handing over. Making a stink about call syncing, something Apple has been open about, is just click bait.
 
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News Comments > Overwatch Sombra Launch

10. Re: Overwatch Sombra Launch Nov 16, 2016, 10:28 Nimh
 
Is matchmaker any better? No mention of it in the notes.  
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News Comments > Battlefield 1 Fall Update

20. Re: Battlefield 1 Fall Update Nov 15, 2016, 20:41 Nimh
 
Jackplug wrote on Nov 15, 2016, 17:22:
Nimh wrote on Nov 15, 2016, 12:16:
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.


Until Origin closes down for good, those purchases are yours and should not be deleted. Contact them you want all your purchases back immediatly.

As for the game, I am just happy that I didn't purchase it. Since BF3 I've no interest in Dice since their terrible attitude towards the mod community.

You would think right?

Tried EA support tonight for about an hour.. waited 30 min. on a Chrome session and then tried it again on IE, no response. I'll give it a shot tomorrow. I will try to send another Origin error report, but those have not been answered to date.
 
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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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