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Nickname Nimh
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Signed On January 17, 2001
Founding Supporter Silver, since February 25, 2020
Total Comments 837 (Graduate)
User ID 8716
 
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News Comments > New Tiger Woods Demo

5. Re: Golf?!?! Oct 9, 2003, 23:39  Nimh 
 
Pffft... next thing we'll see are card games on the PC. Talk about the ultimate sedentary game.

Troll feeder.

 
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News Comments > New Tiger Woods Demo

1. Golf?!?! Oct 9, 2003, 21:54  Nimh 
 
I never understood why golf was made into a PC game. Maybe it's for the agrophobic. Who said PC games don't cater to the disabled?

 
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News Comments > New ATI CATALYST Drivers

7. Re: IL2: Forgotten Battles Oct 8, 2003, 18:59  Nimh 
 
Did you notice this yourself?

Yes. I ran home from work and tried them out. Perfect settings FPS went from 40-ish with 3.7 down to 10-ish with 3.8. Not to mention Excellent mode.

 
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News Comments > New ATI CATALYST Drivers

2. IL2: Forgotten Battles Oct 8, 2003, 18:34  Nimh 
 
Warning... 3.8 drivers break IL2 Forgotten Battles. Perfect mode becomes unplayable due to low fps and Excellent settings feature create flashing ground textures.

 
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News Comments > Battle of Britain Declared (Again)

6. Africa? Oct 6, 2003, 16:09  Nimh 
 
One thing that made IL2 so unique was it's unexplored theater or war. I was personally looking forward to Africa or maybe the Mediterranean.

Yet another BoB really seems ho hum to me, but I guess it all comes down to paying the bills. Good luck to them.

 
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News Comments > Morning Q&As

9. Re: No subject Oct 2, 2003, 10:56  Nimh 
 
Excellent! I think I was looking for a command, not point and click. Thanks for the help.

 
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News Comments > Morning Q&As

6. Re: TBS Paradise Oct 1, 2003, 22:10  Nimh 
 
It's both. It switches to turn based when an enemy is in view.

 
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News Comments > Morning Q&As

4. Re: i am wetting my pants over this one Oct 1, 2003, 17:16  Nimh 
 
How do you get up to the sniper? All the stairs are broken aren't they?

 
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News Comments > Morning Q&As

2. Re: TBS Paradise Oct 1, 2003, 15:13  Nimh 
 
I'll second that. I still have the demo installed and I fire it up a few times a week still.

 
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News Comments > Lock On: Modern Air Combat Demo

7. Re: No subject Sep 28, 2003, 00:48  Nimh 
 
Over at the official forums one of the devs said it was leaked early. It's supposed to be officially available on the 6th of October so maybe UBI will start hosting it by then.

"Wags" isn't a developer, he's a Ubisoft monkey (same as "Stormin"). 50% of his comments are lies and the other 50% is bullshit.

The demo, to my understanding, is a rip from a UK gamer magazine. The magazine is on the shelves now in the UK. The torrent link that showed up early this morning was the installer from this CD.

It's not to shocking to see Ubisoft totally unaware of there own PR bullshit.

 
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News Comments > Once Upon a Knight Demo

12. Holy cow Sep 22, 2003, 23:29  Nimh 
 
Never has a cow been modelled such precision as in this game. Amazing.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue

260. No subject Sep 18, 2003, 14:38  Nimh 
 
Best wishes family Blue. Our hearts are with yours.

 
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News Comments > Spaceships Ahoy: Homeworld 2

9. Re: No subject Sep 16, 2003, 14:10  Nimh 
 
In my quest to like the Homeworld2 demo I've spent countless hours on the Relic forums. The developer is actually quite in touch with the community (kudos to them). After reading many threads with many responses, from said developers, I've come to the conclusion that the game play is pretty much set in stone.

I'm not a power gamer unfortunetly. I enjoy games for the environment and atmosphere that they provide, not for bunny hopping or stat building. This is the primary difference between HW and HW2 from all I've seen (both forums and demo).

 
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News Comments > Spaceships Ahoy: Homeworld 2

7. No subject Sep 16, 2003, 13:53  Nimh 
 
Homeworld = Beautiful story with brilliant atmosphere and playability.

Homeworld2 = Power Gamer fodder with 3D graphic sauce.

Conclusion: Disappointment

 
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News Comments > IL-2 Forgotten Battles Patch

5. Re: Did they recall the patch? Sep 5, 2003, 09:17  Nimh 
 
The patch has been recalled. Apparently Ubisoft posted the wrong version.

Stay tuned...

 
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News Comments > Homeworld 2 Demo Released

71. Re: Demo review Sep 3, 2003, 23:50  Nimh 
 
This game looks like it could be great. I'd put little stock in the review by Thera, who seems to be an impossible-to-please nitpicker who believes an entire game can be summed up by taking a spin through a two-mission demo.

I'm certainly possible to please. I just wanted to post my feelings on the demo rather than some bullshit about how cool my download speed is. You guys are welcome to your own opinions but I highly doubt an attack on my opinion is warranted. Either post your thoughts on the demo or don't.

Let's wait for the reviews. No need to listen to me when they will tell you the same thing.

 
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News Comments > Homeworld 2 Demo Released

65. Re: Demo review Sep 3, 2003, 23:00  Nimh 
 
I think u might have set your expectations too high.

There's probably a lot to that. I was a huge fan of the first. I stayed up all night playing it. I'd restart levels just to do it better. What a great game.

 
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News Comments > Homeworld 2 Demo Released

61. Re: Demo review Sep 3, 2003, 22:48  Nimh 
 
Don't play multiplayer. The first one was great because of it's single player game and atmosphere.

 
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News Comments > Homeworld 2 Demo Released

58. Demo review Sep 3, 2003, 22:25  Nimh 
 
I just finished up the demo missions and I must say that I'm pretty disappointed.

The graphics are top notch and self shading effects are out of this world. But that seems to be the only difference between this version and the original. Even the first mission was 90% identical to the original's first mission?!?

The movies are wonderful but they're the same as the first Homeworld. A little innovation or creativity could've been used, it's been 4 years after all. It almost felt like Cataclysm in it's attempt to suck more license out of the original concept.

At no point in the demo, aside from the limited tutorial, are you allowed to examine anything. Every second is interupted with "action". This takes the form of either a psuedo cut-scene or another enemy attack, or a combination. You can't even finish collecting the resources at the end of the fighting, it just sweeps you off to the next phase.

Not only that but the ships now fight on their own. I'm tempted to see if the demo missions can be won without ever instructing a ship to do anything. Simply enable the build menu and it should play itself. This is amazing how bad this turned out.

The developers dropped their load on Homeworld and can't seem to follow it up with anything of merit. Lame (let's hold the gamer's hand) gameplay plus totally weak story adaptations (Milk the license) equals one poor ass demo.

If anything let's hope some mods the original Homeworld story into the new engine. Aside from that prospect this is a porker.

 
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News Comments > TRON 2.0 Patch

12. Re: Here it is: Aug 29, 2003, 22:20  Nimh 
 
Seems like a big patch for so few fixes. It certainly doesn't effect any of my game play. Maybe later I suppose.

 
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