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Offline Lintyfresh85

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« Reply #400: May 25, 2012, 06:22:15 PM »
I'd buy it that cheap.

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« Reply #401: May 25, 2012, 06:53:19 PM »
For $3 I might go back and get it just to see what it's like.

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« Reply #402: May 26, 2012, 11:56:48 AM »
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2012/05/kingdoms-of-amalur-developer-lays-off-entire-staff/

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For many first-time game developers, selling 1.3 million copies of their first game in 90 days would be a major accomplishment. For Kingdoms of Amalur developer 38 Studios, though, that sales performance wasn't enough to pay back sizable loan guarantees from the state of Rhode Island, or to prevent the company from having to lay off all 379 staffers in the state and at Maryland-based subsidiary Big Huge Games late yesterday.

The layoffs effectively end one of the most prominent experiments in direct state support for game development in the country. Rhode Island had to issue $75 million in bonds to help attract the studio, founded by former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling, from its original home in Maynard, Mass., on the promise that the move would create hundreds of jobs in the state.

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« Reply #403: May 26, 2012, 02:10:46 PM »
That sucks, I played the demo of the game and it was pretty bad ass! Hopefully they can get that straightened out.

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« Reply #404: May 26, 2012, 05:12:38 PM »
Kingdoms of Amalur is a good game. Sucks that the company is going under. I thought this was a franchise that might stick around.

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« Reply #405: May 27, 2012, 11:57:03 PM »
DCU Online y u make me play you for hours non-stop?

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« Reply #406: May 28, 2012, 03:33:42 AM »
Heh, look at this guy ^^^

He thinks his little f2p console MMO is addicting.  Wait until you play WoW for so many hours that you literally start to DREAM in Azeroth.  Only then can you be a true loser nerd ;)

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« Reply #407: May 28, 2012, 04:13:47 AM »
Yea start playing wow linty. Wtf

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« Reply #408: May 28, 2012, 09:34:33 AM »
I like video games, but I've never understood why any adult would want to play a game as addicting as WoW apparently is.

That's not a dig on you guys, it just seems like a massive time sink that can really derail your life. Maybe I've read too many horror stories about WoW addiction or something.

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« Reply #409: May 28, 2012, 09:57:52 AM »
I can now confirm that Duke Nukem Forever is one of the biggest failures of all time. just a tots turd, even at $3 I feel ripped off.

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« Reply #410: May 28, 2012, 10:57:39 AM »
Cause a scene and demand a refund.

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« Reply #411: May 28, 2012, 11:02:39 AM »
I can now confirm that Duke Nukem Forever is one of the biggest failures of all time. just a tots turd, even at $3 I feel ripped off.

I figured that was a steaming pile, even at $3. How long did it take them to make that steaming dump? 10 years? They must of smoked a crap ton of pot during those years, cause they clearly did not work on the game.

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« Reply #412: May 28, 2012, 11:19:53 AM »
Nathan help me!

I start gaming at 11 and I look up and it's 3 a.m. :(

I don't think I could survive WOW.

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« Reply #413: May 28, 2012, 11:54:07 AM »
Cause a scene and demand a refund.

I might have to. The Best Buy closer to me at Pentagram City probably has me on a black list due to the fuss I raised last time I was there.

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« Reply #414: June 02, 2012, 07:58:15 PM »
Anyone pick up the new Humble Bundle?  Humble Bundle V is:

Sword & Sorcery
Psychonauts
LIMBO
Amnesia:  The Dark Decent

How the Humble Bundle works is you pay whatever you want for the bundle (even $0.01 if you're a dick).  You get direct, DRM free, cross platform (Mac, Windows, Linux) downloads of the games as well as each game's soundtrack in FLAC and mp3 format.

Pay at least $1, and you get steam keys for each game as well.  Pay at least as much or more than the average (currently $7.82), and you get another game in the bundle, Bastion.

The money is split between the developers of the games, Humble Bundle, Inc., the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the Child's Play charity.  Instead of the set 50% developer/40% EFF + Child's Play/10% Humble Bundle, you can also customize how much of your money you want to go to each developer / charity / foundation, etc.

I'll probably get it, thinking I'll go with $10-15.  Several games I've been interested in.  Amnesia is supposed to be one of the scariest games of all time, and Bastion looks really fun.  LIMBO has an amazing looking art style.  All that + soundtracks + plays on every OS + supports indie developers + money to charity seems like a no brainer.

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« Reply #415: June 02, 2012, 08:01:06 PM »
Anyone pick up the new Humble Bundle?  Humble Bundle V is:

Sword & Sorcery
Psychonauts
LIMBO
Amnesia:  The Dark Decent

How the Humble Bundle works is you pay whatever you want for the bundle (even $0.01 if you're a dick).  You get direct, DRM free, cross platform (Mac, Windows, Linux) downloads of the games as well as each game's soundtrack in FLAC and mp3 format.

Pay at least $1, and you get steam keys for each game as well.  Pay at least as much or more than the average (currently $7.82), and you get another game in the bundle, Bastion.

The money is split between the developers of the games, Humble Bundle, Inc., the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the Child's Play charity.  Instead of the set 50% developer/40% EFF + Child's Play/10% Humble Bundle, you can also customize how much of your money you want to go to each developer / charity / foundation, etc.

I'll probably get it, thinking I'll go with $10-15.  Several games I've been interested in.  Amnesia is supposed to be one of the scariest games of all time, and Bastion looks really fun.  LIMBO has an amazing looking art style.  All that + soundtracks + plays on every OS + supports indie developers + money to charity seems like a no brainer.

Man I wish my PC wasn't a steaming pile of plastic crap... Slow plastic crap at that.

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Re: Video Games
« Reply #416: June 02, 2012, 08:06:38 PM »
crap, I forgot to link.

http://www.humblebundle.com

They've sold $2.5MM so far, with Windows users paying an average of $7.24, Mac users $9.33, and Linux users paying $12.18 :shock:

Some of the games have pretty low requirements.

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« Reply #417: June 02, 2012, 10:46:59 PM »
Nathan help me!

I start gaming at 11 and I look up and it's 3 a.m. :(

I don't think I could survive WOW.

What are you playing?

Play wow.

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« Reply #418: June 03, 2012, 09:37:46 PM »
cmd, I'm playing DC Online Universe on PS3. Just finished leveling up my first hero to the level cap of 30.

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« Reply #419: June 03, 2012, 09:46:02 PM »
Supposedly Diablo 3 is coming to console.  Wait until you get a taste of that ;)

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Re: Video Games
« Reply #420: June 04, 2012, 06:18:40 AM »
I browsed games at Target the other night and couldn't find one game I wanted to buy.

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« Reply #421: June 04, 2012, 08:00:09 AM »
I need to get me some Max Payne 3

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« Reply #422: June 04, 2012, 08:55:22 AM »
I gave the Humble Bundle V a shot, altuough I skipped Bastion. Waiting for them to download on Steam.

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« Reply #423: June 04, 2012, 06:04:57 PM »
UFC moves from THQ to EA.

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« Reply #424: June 04, 2012, 06:46:07 PM »
Halo 4 looks amazing.
Far Cry 3 looks amazing.
Dead Space 3 looks pretty good but doesn't look like Dead Space.

I wish they made a freaking MLB game for 360 dammit.