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81  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/XB1/PS4/360/PS3] Thief on: February 04, 2014, 06:06:06 PM
If you look at the picture I posted up earlier, you can see that it's anything but. Both in terms of story, but also in terms of gameplay. The mere fact that the lead developer has stated that you can't have combat being as dangerous as it was in the originals shows how little they understand of the lure of the game. They also recently stated that the levels are small because they wanted the player to feel claustrophobic.... Oookay. Pretty much every Thief Level was a huge, huge area giving you tons of options and some of them pretty claustrophobic but more in terms of design, than just shrinking the levels.
82  Non-Gaming / Forum and Site Feedback / Re: World of Warplanes advertising (please read) on: February 04, 2014, 07:53:51 AM
You should have chosen Elder Scrolls online as partner ;-) Anyways - Congrats on the move! I hope it brings you everything you wanted out of the deal :-)

Sadly the game is not for me, but I'm tons of others enjoy it!
83  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Everquest Next and Everquest Next Landmark on: February 03, 2014, 06:51:24 AM
I'm in as well - So much fun to be had and potential. The lead dev said they would add combat as well to this, and you'll be able to place NPC's and what-have-we so...I'm rather excited about the future of this.

As for the last few days? well, its alpha and this is why they are letting people in. To crash the systems.
84  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Games you wish you could get into but can't on: February 02, 2014, 08:18:46 PM
The newest Tomb Raider reboot, Last of Us, and now Bioshock: Infinite. I'm flabbergasted at the praise of them.
85  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: This Is Fun Pt 3: This Time It's Personal! (possibly NSFW) on: February 01, 2014, 12:47:12 PM
Two of my favorite gentlemen!
86  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Netflix Instant Watch recommendation thread on: January 30, 2014, 08:27:20 PM
Thanks Kronovan - I figured as much, but who knew if there was a hidden treasure trove waiting to be found by me :-)
87  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Netflix Instant Watch recommendation thread on: January 30, 2014, 08:00:33 PM

Quote from: forgeforsaken on January 30, 2014, 07:59:14 PM

For anime Hunter x Hunter is fantastic, but not on Netflix.

HAHA, that wasn't for me, was it? Because I looked it up and it was a kid with spiky hair :-D
88  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Netflix Instant Watch recommendation thread on: January 30, 2014, 07:53:35 PM
Is any of the anime kinda like epic western adventures without the heroes being kids with spikey hair and big swords or small girls? Not judging, its just not for me.
89  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Netflix Instant Watch recommendation thread on: January 29, 2014, 06:06:38 PM
IT Crowd is probably the funniest TV I've ever seen. Especially the funeral gets me every time.
90  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Amazon To Start Charging Tax In My State on: January 28, 2014, 03:29:16 PM
Indeed -its after you go to the checkout we see the taxed prices so we just kinda know we have to add a bit to the price. I know 25 percent is a lot, but bear in mind, we have free healthcare ;-)

I do seem to remember Denmark has one of the highest taxes on personal income. I pay close to 60 percent in taxes on my income, so its not something that is unfamiliar to us.
91  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Amazon To Start Charging Tax In My State on: January 28, 2014, 02:41:53 PM
aha! thanks for explaining!

I can tell you though, if its any consolation, we pay 25 percent on imported goods :-)
92  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Amazon To Start Charging Tax In My State on: January 28, 2014, 02:08:55 PM
Why is it such a big deal? Doesn't it just mean you have to pay what the merchandise costs? We pay taxes on everything here in Denmark that we import, and have been forever I'd say.
93  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Black Sails on: January 28, 2014, 08:33:07 AM
Was I the only one who felt slightly insulted by this show? I watched the first episode last night, and while it was very pretty, even on my aging tv, I found the lesbian sex annoying. It's become a thing that new shows thinks that have to show tits and ass to reel in the viewers and this show is no different. The lesbians were clearly there only for the reason that they want the dudebros I guess its called to go "Hell yeah" and tune in the next time. I'd much rather they made a show that was good (Like True Detective) and in that way reeled in their audience.

I'm no prude - hell, I'm from Denmark where we liberated sex 50 years ago and used to nudity amongst all genders both beaches and other places, but this just makes me sad and somewhat annoyed.

Its not a new thing, but it has become increasingly difficult to gloss over. The very first episode of X-Files had Gillian Andersen in bra and undies. That was the only time it happened in that particular show and thats..well, bearable I guess. I would just like to enjoy the show for what it is, and for however much gratuitous sex and violence they show.

Other than that, the show was...well, competent but ultimately not very interesting to me.
94  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Warframe on: January 28, 2014, 07:37:52 AM

Quote from: Pyperkub on January 27, 2014, 07:49:22 PM

(PC) Installed it after getting some drops from the Steam Xmas Globes, but haven't launched yet.  n00b-friendly?

Very! You drop in and out of MP without noticing pretty much, and can take on things alone if thats your thing. I'd advise you to try the MP (Which is standard setup) though, since its really no hassle, and happens without you doing pretty much anything for it. Its sort of you indicate you want to run a mission, and 3 more people are found for that mission and it starts.
95  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Might & Magic X : Legacy on: January 28, 2014, 07:35:51 AM

Quote from: MonkeyFinger on January 28, 2014, 06:15:10 AM

Crawley, I'm curious what version you have as I haven't seen a patch since the one that came down on the same day I installed it, which was last Friday. Mine shows 1.3.1-14561 on the main menu. Thanks.

Try restarting Steam. There was a patch last night.
96  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: SOE announces new Star Wars Galaxies? on: January 27, 2014, 07:44:16 PM
Smedley has said on Twitter that it was not a new Starwars game, but that fans of the old SWG game would like what they were trying to do.

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John Smedley ‏@j_smedley 1h

just to clarify a point I made in my AMAA - we have a new game that I think SWG vets will like. It's not a new Star Wars game at all.
97  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: So, what really happened? on: January 27, 2014, 06:49:39 AM
Hmm, I don't think the public is ready yet though, for what REALLY happened. I know I wasn't!
98  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Warframe on: January 27, 2014, 06:48:38 AM
If it ran better on my pc, I would play this all the time, but latest updates have killed the playability for me.
99  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2890 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: January 27, 2014, 06:47:47 AM
So, someone over at QT3 just wrote this :
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Here's a lovely one. My internet connection went down tonight because Time Warner is not a very good company, so I thought I'd pass the time by listening to some music. Turns out, streaming music stored locally on your PC to your Xbox One requires an internet connection. You never know, you might decide at any moment to stop listening to the music you own and subscribe to Xbox Music!

I hate crap like that! Does the PS4 do the same kind of stuff?
100  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Might & Magic X : Legacy on: January 27, 2014, 06:45:44 AM
No bugs here either.
101  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/XB1/PS4/360/PS3] Thief on: January 24, 2014, 09:05:25 PM
Did anyone really expect this to be good? The developers have shown an incredible lack of understanding of what made the Thief series interesting, and have throughout the entire development process clearly shown they have zero interest in taking the features of the old thief and incorporating in the new thief.

This is a nice collection of qoutes and information about the game, showing just how diverged from Thief the game seems to be.

102  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Might & Magic X being teased on: January 24, 2014, 08:22:23 PM
This is one of the best games I've played in a long time. Yes, I love the old Might & Magic games, and yes, this is clearly oldschool and a dear, dear tribute to those old games, but man - its a great game!
103  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: The Weekend Playlist -- 1/24/14 on: January 24, 2014, 03:42:38 PM
Might & Magic X, Mount & Blade and perhaps some Trove is what I'll be having fun with. So many great games these days!
104  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Playstation Plus - Now with lots more free games! on: January 23, 2014, 06:56:55 AM

Quote from: Caine on January 22, 2014, 10:47:14 PM

Entering PS Plus:EU
29th January: Metro Last Light
29th January: BioShock Infinite
29th January: Dynasty Warriors Next
29th January: ModNation Racers: Road Trip
5th February: Outlast



Okay, since I never got around to playing Metro Last light nor Bioshock infinite, this is pretty damn cool!
105  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: So, what really happened? on: January 22, 2014, 09:49:43 PM

Quote from: rittchard on January 22, 2014, 09:04:29 PM

All of your weird inside jokes are confusing my feeble brain.  saywhat

Did something really happen with CeeKay? 


In another thread someone said they'd talked with him via facebook and he was fine, but just taking a break from GT it seems.
106  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: So, what really happened? on: January 22, 2014, 07:40:59 PM

Quote from: hepcat on January 22, 2014, 06:52:51 PM

I have no clue what's being discussed, but I just noticed that Ceekay hasn't posted since Jan. 1st.  What's up with that?  I know I've been intermittent the last few months, but you guys didn't go all Lord of the Flies on him, did y'all?

Brothers and Sisters, we have an unbeliever amongst us.... NOT one us, NOT one us... NOT ONE OF US!
107  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: So, what really happened? on: January 22, 2014, 06:21:41 PM

Quote from: Teggy on January 22, 2014, 06:04:58 PM

Superoffice? Man, we're still using Office 2007.

Its a brave new world ;-)
108  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: So, what really happened? on: January 22, 2014, 06:21:17 PM

Quote from: naednek on January 22, 2014, 05:56:23 PM

Maybe I should move this into the trading forum... biggrin

LOL! Okay, that one got me laughing out loud!
109  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: So, what really happened? on: January 22, 2014, 03:47:19 PM
Personally, I think he was just having some fun to brighten up a boring Wednesday where Superoffice was down, but who can tell these days!

That doesnt preclude any of the aforementioned options, though ;-)

110  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / So, what really happened? on: January 22, 2014, 12:40:11 PM
Seriously. What really happened?
111  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Thief 4? on: January 21, 2014, 06:22:11 PM

Quote from: Purge on October 15, 2013, 03:46:44 PM

Well, there's new gameplay footage available:

http://gamingtrend.com/2013/10/15/steal-glimpse-world-thief/


Thief - the game about exploding the world, Michael Bay style!
112  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: [TV] Black Sails on: January 20, 2014, 09:45:46 PM
Why is it on Youtube? That can't be legal, can it?
113  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: [PC/360/XB1]Respawn's Titanfall on: January 20, 2014, 04:35:46 PM

Quote from: Harkonis on January 20, 2014, 04:23:00 PM

I prefer a slower game than COD and this does look just as fast,.

Getting old? ;-)

Honestly, what little I've seen of this game tells me its directed mainly at the COD group, which is fine, but not for me. For some reason, I thought the game was something else, i.e. a slower more tactical experience since it featured Titans, but I can  see I was wrong. I guess I should have known, based on who the developers are, though.
114  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: 2890 Days until launch. Which system are you getting? on: January 17, 2014, 02:08:52 PM
I still don't understand why they don't have coffers full of gold, seeing as EVERYONE bought a Wii back when they released.
115  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: The Banner Saga on: January 16, 2014, 08:24:34 AM
I saw this last night at a friends house, and it looked absolutely gorgeous! Such a great design, awesome voiceovers and impressively done drawings, all getting together a mood I haven't seen in a game in a long time.

The only thing I'm not sold on is the combat, but then again, I didn't try it myself, so who knows. All in all, I'd say this is really worth getting from what little I've seen.
116  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Who's the Best Looking Gaming Trend Editor*? on: January 15, 2014, 02:23:50 PM

Quote from: Teggy on January 15, 2014, 02:18:37 PM

Quote from: Razgon on January 15, 2014, 11:13:53 AM

Google images says those I just checked aren't stock photos, but the real deal.

It was a joke  icon_confused

Yeah? HOW WAS I SUPPOSED TO KNOW THAT? EH?! EH?!?!? IS EVERYTHING A JOKE TO YOU?
117  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: Who's the Best Looking Gaming Trend Editor*? on: January 15, 2014, 11:13:53 AM
Google images says those I just checked aren't stock photos, but the real deal.
118  Gaming / Console / PC Gaming / Re: Orbis. aka PlayStation 4? The rumors are put to rest. on: January 15, 2014, 11:11:27 AM
Which color is better, I think.
119  Gaming / Multiplayer Madness (MMO or otherwise) / Re: Elder Scrolls Online on: January 14, 2014, 01:24:51 PM

Quote from: Purge on January 14, 2014, 01:20:30 PM

I consider "No Free to Play (F2P) elements" a bullet point in the pro's column. Hell, that's a selling feature in and of itself and should be plastered on the front of the box.

"All required parts contained within" would be an alternative slogan. Tongue

Thats actually pretty damn good! I just doubt any MMO's will go for it these days. I'm pretty sure ESO will featuer an in-game shop of sorts as well.
120  Non-Gaming / Off-Topic / Re: The Netflix Instant Watch recommendation thread on: January 14, 2014, 12:11:27 PM

Quote from: JCC on January 14, 2014, 11:48:07 AM

The highlight of the captains is listening to all the incoherent answers the completely baked Avery Brooks gives to all of the questions (many of which he sings). And by the way you should watch DS9 if you haven't, since it is by far the best Star Trek series...

I've actually started watching them after watching this documentary :-)

And yeah. Avery Brooks is totally bonkers...In an interesting way, actually.
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