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Forum: Back Page News (Submit News Here) 06-28-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,505
Posted By siegen
And they spend $500 to $1000 more for a computer...

And they spend $500 to $1000 more for a computer or laptop. ;-P

This may become somewhat of a self-fulfilling prophecy. If they show Mac users more expensive rooms by default, it would follow that...
Forum: The Front Page Headlines 06-20-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,314
Posted By siegen
That's what I have (AT&T US version). Love it!...

That's what I have (AT&T US version). Love it! It's not as productive as a laptop, and certainly won't compare to a tablet running Windows 8 with a keyboard, but for a phone that fits in your pocket,...
Forum: Massively Multiplayer Online 04-27-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,405
Posted By siegen
I think I may buy Diablo 3 when it comes out. I...

I think I may buy Diablo 3 when it comes out. I installed Diablo 2 again to compare it, and even the nostalgia couldn't compel me to play more than 5-10 minutes of it. Playing the new one...
Forum: Massively Multiplayer Online 04-21-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,405
Posted By siegen
Played it last night for a bit and it worked...

Played it last night for a bit and it worked smoothly. This morning I'm getting the server full error. Lame. Can't play the game because Blizzard's servers are full, even though I'm not playing with...
Forum: Games, Games, Games... 03-14-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,467
Posted By siegen
True, Origin will get better, but why should we...

True, Origin will get better, but why should we suffer when there is a better product already on the market? EA should have made Origin better from the start and allowed consumers the choice to use...
Forum: Games, Games, Games... 03-12-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,467
Posted By siegen
I might have played BF3 more if it wasn't for...

I might have played BF3 more if it wasn't for Origin and Battelog. They make it too annoying and cumbersome to get into the game, especially if you don't play that often (there will inevitably be...
Forum: Back Page News (Submit News Here) 02-20-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,751
Posted By siegen
Who needs Half-Life 3? What we need is more TF2...

Who needs Half-Life 3? What we need is more TF2 hats!

And by hats, I mean maps and weapons, of course.
Forum: Games, Games, Games... 12-11-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By siegen
I just had flashbacks to 1999.

I just had flashbacks to 1999.
Forum: RPG / Adventure 12-05-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 33,724
Posted By siegen
roflroflrofl!!

roflroflrofl!!
Forum: Public Polls 11-28-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,900
Posted By siegen
I wasn't impressed by any deals in particular; it...

I wasn't impressed by any deals in particular; it felt like a normal Black Friday. Overall I spent about half what I would have normally spent on the things I purchased, which is what I expected. I...
Forum: RPG / Adventure 11-26-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 33,724
Posted By siegen
The slow clapping is hilarious.

The slow clapping is hilarious.
Forum: Online Shopping 11-19-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,876
Posted By siegen
Don't do it. It's almost certainly a scam. They...

Don't do it. It's almost certainly a scam. They claim to have 27 new Asus GTX 480 GPUs (a discontinued GPU; most sites don't have any or very few) and are selling them at half the normal online...
Forum: RPG / Adventure 11-11-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 33,724
Posted By siegen
Wishing I would have bought this now instead of...

Wishing I would have bought this now instead of Rage and BF3.
Forum: Back Page News (Submit News Here) 11-10-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,375
Posted By siegen
Looks like I'll be monitoring my checking account...

Looks like I'll be monitoring my checking account closely for a while. Been trying to change my password as well but Steam keeps giving an error. I'm not too concerned but it can't hurt to be a...
Forum: Back Page News (Submit News Here) 11-03-2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,010
Posted By siegen
I remember playing the original Halo a long time...

I remember playing the original Halo a long time ago. It was fun. I don't remember much about it. How many Halos were there on PC? Just the one, right?

"10 years ago, Halo changed the way we played...
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 10-31-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,973
Posted By siegen
Nvidia owners didn't seem to have problems with...

Nvidia owners didn't seem to have problems with Rage, but for many (most?) AMD/ATI owners the game was unplayable and remained so for weeks after launch. Even now there are still texture pop-in...
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 10-24-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 9,384
Posted By siegen
Newegg shipped out mine today. I prefer getting...

Newegg shipped out mine today. I prefer getting games 3~ days after launch. ;-]
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 10-23-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,251
Posted By siegen
I pre-ordered a while back. After Rage, I can...

I pre-ordered a while back. After Rage, I can take anything. Web-based browser, Origin, EULA, whatever. Bring it on.
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 10-18-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,973
Posted By siegen
This game is an oddity. They spent a lot of...

This game is an oddity. They spent a lot of energy in certain areas, but skimped out on other areas (story/plot/pacing). It doesn't feel like they spent 6 years on the game. The AI is great and the...
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 10-10-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,973
Posted By siegen
I played it for a couple more hours. Apparently...

I played it for a couple more hours. Apparently AA was defaulted to on after the recent patch, which lead to poor performance. After turning it off, and also bumping my overclocks a bit, it runs a...
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 10-09-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,973
Posted By siegen
I got it working finally by using 11.6 drivers,...

I got it working finally by using 11.6 drivers, disabling the AMD services, and then messing with a few other things. Still pretty bad texture pop-in and the textures are sort of ugly/blurry most of...
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 10-08-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,973
Posted By siegen
I tried both the low and high end configs and it...

I tried both the low and high end configs and it made it worse (as bad as when I first tried it). :(
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 10-08-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,973
Posted By siegen
I performed numerous tweaks, and have gotten the...

I performed numerous tweaks, and have gotten the stuttering down to every 3-4 seconds. Still completely unplayable. But now that the game actually runs at least a little bit I can see the texture...
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 10-06-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,973
Posted By siegen
I installed it and have been messing with it a...

I installed it and have been messing with it a bit. Installed AMD Rage Performance driver. The game still stutters immensely. I'm getting about 1 frame per 3-5 seconds in what I think is the start of...
Forum: Back Page News (Submit News Here) 10-05-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,308
Posted By siegen
True, most things are configurable. I install...

True, most things are configurable. I install Firefox onto dozens of computers and only have to change a few settings to make it exactly how I like it. I'm sure I could get used to Opera, but I'm not...
Forum: Back Page News (Submit News Here) 10-05-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,308
Posted By siegen
I dislike how Chrome doesn't use persistent find...

I dislike how Chrome doesn't use persistent find and search across tabs, and how using search erases what was in the address bar. For all its attempts at reducing the menu size, it is barely smaller...
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 10-04-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,973
Posted By siegen
He mentioned some things in the list, but doesn't...

He mentioned some things in the list, but doesn't give them much, if any time in the review text. Maybe he will follow up with explanations, and maybe the game is really really bad, but the review is...
Forum: Back Page News (Submit News Here) 10-04-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,308
Posted By siegen
I've used Firefox and Chrome literally side by...

I've used Firefox and Chrome literally side by side for the last few years (each on their own monitor with their own session of hotmail, ebay, and yahoo going concurrently, 8 hours a day every...
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 10-04-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,973
Posted By siegen
That review is pretty bad. He just rants for most...

That review is pretty bad. He just rants for most of it. He complains about having to save manually, not having a "conversation tree", and the story/characters being dull/tedious. He doesn't touch on...
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 10-03-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,973
Posted By siegen
Just got a notification from Newegg that they are...

Just got a notification from Newegg that they are shipping it.
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 10-01-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,779
Posted By siegen
I gave up on BF3 Beta and uninstalled it. My legs...

I gave up on BF3 Beta and uninstalled it. My legs are tired from jumping through all the hoops. I sincerely hope the full game goes smoother.
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 09-15-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,071
Posted By siegen
Just another Quake? JUST ANOTHER QUAKE??? You...

Just another Quake? JUST ANOTHER QUAKE???

You take that back! :lblast:

Additional Comment:



I personally don't find the graphics to be all that special. After all, they had to build it for...
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 09-15-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,071
Posted By siegen
From what I remember Carmack talking about in the...

From what I remember Carmack talking about in the QuakeCon11 keynote, Rage won't have official mod support, at least from the start. But he did mention that he is interested in some sort of...
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 09-15-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,071
Posted By siegen
Is it this one:...

Is it this one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GooazR-tmG4
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 09-14-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,071
Posted By siegen
Rage

Who's excited for Rage? It comes out October 4th. I was on the fence about it, but Newegg had $12 off the pre-order so I went ahead and pulled the trigger. $43 with free S&H sold me. It looks like a...
Forum: Games, Games, Games... 08-27-2011, 12:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By siegen
Looks fun. Downloading demo on Steam.

Looks fun. Downloading demo on Steam.
Forum: Games, Games, Games... 08-22-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,103
Posted By siegen
It's the only Far Cry worth buying.

It's the only Far Cry worth buying.
Forum: Back Page News (Submit News Here) 08-21-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By siegen
I want that 5-screen setup. /drool

I want that 5-screen setup. /drool
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 08-20-2011, 02:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,588
Posted By siegen
Newegg has $12 off on pre-orders ($48 + free...

Newegg has $12 off on pre-orders ($48 + free ship, "limited edition") so I figured I would go ahead and just pull the trigger. Now I just have to cross my fingers that it ends up being good; I never...
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 08-16-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,588
Posted By siegen
I'm thinking about pre-ordering but all this...

I'm thinking about pre-ordering but all this in-game pre-order garbage annoys me to no end. Why can't they just make the game the same for everyone and give pre-orderers a t-shirt or something?
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 08-16-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,588
Posted By siegen
I imagine it has more to do with a jet being out...

I imagine it has more to do with a jet being out of the effective range of any normal rifle or machine gun, and not necessarily the caliber of the bullet. Edit: At least in any realistic...
Forum: Back Page News (Submit News Here) 08-08-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,608
Posted By siegen
it's great that id releases the source code for...

it's great that id releases the source code for their older games. People can learn from it, and a lot of the code is still relevant today. Each revision of an engine is generally built on the...
Forum: Games, Games, Games... 08-07-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,893
Posted By siegen
You really just need to play it. That attitude...

You really just need to play it. That attitude makes this thread pointless.
Forum: Back Page News (Submit News Here) 08-03-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,864
Posted By siegen
It annoys me how Notch will "tweet" or post...

It annoys me how Notch will "tweet" or post something about some new tech demo, and his fans make a big deal out of it. Just looking through the YouTube comments and it's Notch this, Notch that. It's...
Forum: Back Page News (Submit News Here) 07-28-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,270
Posted By siegen
It seems like the market has gone stale with the...

It seems like the market has gone stale with the influx of 1920x1080 resolution.

A quick look on Newegg:

1440 x 900 qty 40
1600 x 900 qty 34
1600 x 1200 qty 6
1680 x 1050 qty 28
1920 x 1080 qty...
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 07-20-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By siegen
CoD is like a drug and Activision has discovered...

CoD is like a drug and Activision has discovered the perfect combination of content to feed that addiction. Now they just revise it and re-release it every year, with a few packs in the middle to...
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 07-18-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,540
Posted By siegen
I still enjoy Crysis visuals and atmosphere, and...

I still enjoy Crysis visuals and atmosphere, and Far Cry as well for that matter. I love the jungle/island setting. IMHO Crytek paid good attention to detail in those games, which is what makes them...
Forum: Back Page News (Submit News Here) 07-17-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,184
Posted By siegen
If the site owner had made it a legitimate...

If the site owner had made it a legitimate website about something related to the topic of modern warfare, he would have a much better chance at keeping it, and in doing so would have done more harm...
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 07-10-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 684
Posted By siegen
I think it's highly unlikely that it contains...

I think it's highly unlikely that it contains single-player. Can't find any results on a YouTube search, just multiplayer gameplay.

It looks like an interesting mod.
Forum: First & Third Person Shooters 06-27-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,540
Posted By siegen
I'm downloading it now and will probably play it...

I'm downloading it now and will probably play it tomorrow. I hope it's good.

Motion blur, mouse smoothing, and the narrow FOV have to go to really enjoy the game. Used the tweaks during the demo and...
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