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41  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Call of Duty: BlOps 3 on: December 08, 2015, 12:33:24 PM
W/L is largely a part of who you play with.  If you play with competent friends you will win far more often than not in any game mode. 

I am always amused by SPM vs K/D though, since a high K/D but low SPM tends to mean a camper who gets few kills per match but rarely dies.  I usually lead in kills, but also in deaths.   icon_lol

Kill Confirmed is my highest SPM, but I tend to play more TDM for the simple reason that I don't have to watch and scream at wtf my teammates are doing while we lose.  In TDM I usually don't know how awful they are doing until it's all mercifully over.  crybaby
42  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Call of Duty: BlOps 3 on: December 07, 2015, 03:02:41 PM
I gave up on K/D many years ago, wish the game had a different system that included SPM and KDA.  Either way camo challenges and now specialist challenges kill my k/d anyway.  Double kills after rejack?  Let me know your K/D when you finish all Rejack related challenges without boosting...  ninja
43  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: Women in combat on: December 06, 2015, 06:58:54 PM
I'm happy for this as long as the baseline requirements are not lowered to meet any silly quotas.
44  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/PS4/XB1]Rainbow 6: Siege on: December 05, 2015, 12:57:22 AM
Once I turned the right stick deadzone down it felt very smooth.
45  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/PS4/XB1]Rainbow 6: Siege on: December 04, 2015, 02:26:28 PM
I'm really liking this.  Looking forward to playing with more people on XB1 though.  Maybe even the creator of this very thread...  ninja
46  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: NFL 2015 Week 11 on: November 28, 2015, 01:13:38 PM

Quote from: Gratch on November 27, 2015, 05:13:28 PM

Quote from: Teggy on November 22, 2015, 09:19:56 PM

Tony is back!

Yeah, about that...
I tried to click LIKE but couldn't find it.   ( I also typed O:ME because my hand was too far to the right...)
47  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Hell froze over and Blizzard made a new IP] Overwatch on: November 26, 2015, 08:57:01 AM
I'm not sure what they could do to a shooter to help you Ritt.  Defiance is probably the closest to a less-twitchy shooter I've played and it's got plenty of twitch.
48  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Call of Duty: BlOps 3 on: November 24, 2015, 04:33:56 PM
I'm about 99% sure that in this version LMG's move at the exact same speed as AR's (except the XR-2 which gets a mobility bonus).

49  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Call of Duty: BlOps 3 on: November 23, 2015, 10:34:30 PM

Quote from: USMC Kato on November 23, 2015, 06:15:21 PM

Quote from: ATB on November 23, 2015, 05:10:42 PM

Also, here is a particularly nasty instance of Glitch in use.

Glitch is awesome

more like head glitching is awesome...
50  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Call of Duty: BlOps 3 on: November 09, 2015, 12:38:59 PM
The Gorgon is pretty much the most OP thing in the game at the moment (followed closely by the Purifier imo)

Takes some getting used to, but two shot kill, full auto is a rough combo.
51  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Call of Duty: BlOps 3 on: November 07, 2015, 09:20:43 PM
Been too busy playing with a bunch of guys from here to post.  Loving every minute of it.
52  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: XB1 Elite controller - mecca of console control, or ridiculously overpriced? on: November 05, 2015, 05:07:34 AM
Neat little trick specifically for Halo is that if you set the hair trigger stop on the right trigger to on, then go in the software and change the deadzone and max stick settings to 50, you can get the full effects of holding all the way in without having to press the trigger much.  This is really only relevant because if you use the plasma pistol and have the trigger stops on you can't charge it up normally.
53  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: XB1 Elite controller - mecca of console control, or ridiculously overpriced? on: November 04, 2015, 04:08:23 PM
So far in Halo I use a paddle for melee, a paddle for boost and a paddle for jump.  Not sure how I'll do BO3 yet, need to check the controls again.  Likely need melee, jump and switch weapon (for Y-Y cancels since I have to unlearn sprint cancels which no longer work)
54  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: XB1 Elite controller - mecca of console control, or ridiculously overpriced? on: November 04, 2015, 02:26:00 PM
I'm in love with mine.  I took one paddle off, just the bottom right.  Hand got fatigued and painful too fast holding it so I didn't hit that one on accident.  The other three paddles work like a charm and go a long way towards what I love about it.  The material feels amazing, the dpad is amazing, the sticks are amazing.  It's expensive, but for anyone who cares about any of these things it's worth the price imo.

edit:  If you aren't using ANY of the paddles though, not sure it's worth the price.  Might still be because of high quality construction, but a big draw is the ability to have an official non-modded version of the scuf controllers and with higher quality at that.
55  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Xbox One Discussion on: November 03, 2015, 12:23:32 AM
Mine had always been super accurate with one glaring exception (other than the stupid fact that whoever decided the keyword should be the name of the console should be slapped).  That exception is anytime I say 'that Sucks' it would open the listening menu and screw up my game if in multiplayer.  Hint:  I say 'that sucks' a lot while doing multiplayer gaming so this sucks.
56  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Xbox One Discussion on: November 01, 2015, 04:39:59 AM
I'm curious if the new voice recognition isn't fully using the kinect processor for some reason.  Seems odd it went from spot on most of the time with the occasional hiccup to mostly wrong with some hilariously misheard things.
57  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Guild Wars 2 (official review on pp 21) on: October 31, 2015, 10:25:32 PM
I am playing a tad, and transfered servers because a friend of my fiancee is a heavy player with a huge guild and they do wvw.  Figured if I end up playing more, that's where I'll want to be.  Not picked up expansion yet, might not.  Still only level 30ish
58  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1] Halo 5 on: October 27, 2015, 08:20:03 PM
Some guns have special effects when 'Smart-linked' (ads'ing), also ADS in the air for hover sniping
59  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1] Halo 5 on: October 27, 2015, 08:19:19 PM
I sent a bunch of invites to a Spartan Company, www.halowaypoint.com to check your stats and join
60  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Xbox One Discussion on: October 24, 2015, 09:58:24 PM
I had a few bugs with the new one, more than any previous preview but not enough to roll it back (especially since if you roll back it does a factory reset)
61  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1] Halo 5 on: October 24, 2015, 09:57:02 PM
not sure where that came from, but whatever.  You obviously failed to read what I typed before you fed it through the ego reader
62  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1] Halo 5 on: October 24, 2015, 05:07:09 AM
Sounds like a personal problem more than a skill issue
63  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1] Halo 5 on: October 22, 2015, 06:38:39 PM
it's likely to be the only time I get to game with you, so I'm game.  ninja
64  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: How long do you give a game to capture your interest? on: October 22, 2015, 02:28:07 PM
less as I get older, but it generally depends on how my brain THINKS I will like it too.  If a game has tons of features and concepts I think I'll like, I'll stick it out longer.

1 hour isn't enough for anything that isn't in your face action.  Anything story based likely takes longer to get rolling since they don't have the pacing of a movie.  Anything RPG/campaign based typically takes time to show the meat of the game system as well.  A lot of games an hour is barely enough time to figure out how to play, let alone how to play well or what the depth of the game is.

I do no longer care about playing games I'm not actually enjoying.  I don't care how far into a game I am, if I stop having fun I shelve it.

edit: the number of games I hated/disliked the first hour and ended up loving them proves I just can't use 1 hour as the limit.  Even within a game some things take time to appreciate.  Playing Vermintide lately, got a new weapon and took it out for a spin. Hated it and thought it was useless for the greater part of the first mission, now it's one of my favorite weapons in the game.
65  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: What are you buying this week? (10/20) on: October 19, 2015, 02:23:38 PM
already have Vermintide, waiting for XB1 Rebel Galaxy
66  Non-Gaming / Political / Religious Nonsense / Re: The Congressman Who Restricted Gun Violence Research Has Regrets on: October 16, 2015, 03:48:05 PM
That would be an awful feeling, to feel like you could have done something whether true or not.
67  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Weekend Playlist - 10/16/15 Edition on: October 16, 2015, 03:27:54 PM
Metal Gear Online and Zombasite along with the usual Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm.
68  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [Hell froze over and Blizzard made a new IP] Overwatch on: October 15, 2015, 06:10:58 PM
Haloday!
69  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [XB1] Halo 5 on: October 13, 2015, 02:18:12 PM
I've already paid for and preloaded as much as I can for Halo, CoD, Battlefront.  Gonna be a rough shooter season.  At least two of these have 4 player coop campaigns too.
70  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Weekend Playlist - 10/9/15 Edition on: October 09, 2015, 11:06:03 PM

Quote from: Crawley on October 09, 2015, 05:55:24 PM

Will be splitting my time between Elder Scrolls Online, Final Fantasy XIV, and the Star Wars Battlefront beta.

Put a little time in to SW:B the other day. Looks fantastic on the computer and plays great too. The beta has 1 solo/co-op mission where you fight waves of storm troopers. Then two multiplayer specific maps. One 6 on 6 map where you capture points on a volcanic rock type planet. The other one is the 32/32(?) Hoth map which I didn't try yet since I was sucking so much.

I'm both anticipating and regretting the game (I pre-purchased). I love the look of the game and can't wait to play all the maps. But regretting it since I know my FPS skills have waned to where I'm not that great anymore. Titanfall gave me some hope as I ended up getting pretty good at that but I know the Battlefield games are a different beast.


this doesn't really have much in common with Battlefield, especially in the skill set required.  Aiming does nothing to accuracy for example, neither does stance
71  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [360,PS3,XB1,PS4] MGS5: The Phantom Pain on: October 06, 2015, 09:11:40 AM
Excited to be playing MGO today on XB1
72  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Weekend Playlist - 10/2/15 Edition on: October 04, 2015, 10:56:29 PM
haven't played much since beta, but I really enjoyed WoWp when I played.
73  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Xbone - Nostalgia. Shadow Complex on: September 22, 2015, 03:43:35 PM
I'll invite ya
74  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: iPhone/iTouch app and game thread on: September 19, 2015, 06:21:25 PM
those type of games are just meant to be played in short sessions if you don't want to pay.  doesn't sound pay to win, sounds pay to play to me. (is there even any pvp?  hard to be p2w without any vs at all)
75  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Fall 2015 Shows on: September 19, 2015, 01:32:37 PM
I would like to request leaving spoilers out of a non-show specific thread.  I haven't even started a few of the shows that have been spoiled in this thread already frown
76  Gaming / Portable Gaming & Apps / Re: iPhone/iTouch app and game thread on: September 19, 2015, 01:30:52 PM
Played a bit of Walking War Robots, it's basically world of tanks with mechs on ipad.
77  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: September 16, 2015, 10:24:09 PM

Quote from: Teggy on September 16, 2015, 03:52:46 PM

Quote from: Harkonis on September 16, 2015, 09:38:17 AM


Why do you ignore Soulchilde's posts? Not very nice.

that's where I found out about it, not sure what you are getting at.  Was just sharing mine
78  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Destiny -Bungie's new game with Activision on: September 16, 2015, 09:38:17 AM
Haven't played since first dlc, but this is interesting
79  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Gamer motivation survey on: September 14, 2015, 12:57:34 AM
I don't want a single player adventure with my Battlefront.  I'd be fine if they sold it as a separate game though.  (I still don't understand why they don't sell a COD campaign, COD multiplayer and COD zombies as separate games)
80  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Weekend Playlist - 09/11 Patriotic Edition on: September 12, 2015, 11:06:26 AM
Diablo and CoD on xb1, hearthstone, heroes and mad max on pc
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