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Link3737
Link3737 May 10 2011, 2:46am says:

Looks incredible. Looking forward to more news

+1 vote   media: Waves - WIP Time Attack
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Link3737 May 9 2011, 2:25pm says:

With the current price of AAA games, I can't afford to buy into one without knowing if I'll enjoy it first. If there's no demo available, my only option is to pirate it and see if I enjoy it. With Steam/Desura I can easily purchase the game, copy over the pirated files, and continue where I left off.

Indie games are usually cheap enough that I can buy into one without feeling too bad if it's a poor game. What's $5 wasted once a week? The $20 indie games I'm still on the fence about, though.

+1 vote   poll: Why do you pirate games?
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Link3737 Apr 22 2011, 3:03pm replied:

The fact that the "most powerful" console, the PS3, is running hardware that would be laughed at in a PC these days shows how much the static nature of consoles is holding back the development of 3D technologies for gaming.

Consoles aren't "killing gaming", they're killing innovation in 3D technology. Cryengine 3 shows how amazingly beautiful games can be on a PC with modern hardware, and also how laughably low resolution the same scene has to be to run at a playable framerate on a PS3 or 360.

+1 vote   article: Be Free... Be Creative... Be the Developer
Link3737
Link3737 Apr 12 2011, 9:33pm says:

Love being able to play an extra level in this game. Great stuff.

+3 votes   mod: Mirror's Edge: Overtime
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Link3737 Apr 9 2011, 1:36pm says:

I would easily have parted with $20 for a game like this with a single player campaign as well.

I find it hard to justify paying twice as much as TF2 for a mod with 1/10 the content made by people with much less experience.

+9 votes   mod: Dino D-Day
Link3737
Link3737 Apr 7 2011, 1:52pm says:

Two games? My excitement just doubled.

+1 vote   article: Fun Stuff vs Not-So-Fun Stuff
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Link3737 Feb 26 2011, 3:09pm says:

This looks really interesting!

+4 votes   mod: Mindworld
Link3737
Link3737 Feb 14 2011, 3:33pm replied:

Free to play, except you can't play unless you donate money.

It sounds like you're just attempting to exploit legal loopholes to make a quick buck off the mod.

-2 votes   article: Blade Symphony Build 2 release and changelog!
Link3737
Link3737 Feb 12 2011, 11:01pm says:

I'm fairly certain that what you're doing (Donations required to play the mod) is illegal.

One could interpret this as selling the mod, which is against the Source SDK ToS and could land you all in hot water.

-1 votes   article: Blade Symphony Build 2 release and changelog!
Link3737
Link3737 Feb 11 2011, 1:03pm says:

Will this be a similar length as the original release? I can't see myself paying more than $2.50 for a 20 minute game, no matter how long you spent making it look pretty.

I've bought much better games for $5, including Chime, P.B. Winterbottom, Torchlight, Killing Floor, TFC, Lead and Gold, Lugaru HD, Aquaria, Garry's Mod, etc.

You'd be out of your mind to charge the same price for something like this.

-1 votes   article: Dear Esther remake to get commercial release
Link3737
Link3737 Feb 9 2011, 8:52am says:

Half-Life + Bioshock = Dissolution

Unfortunately, the developers seemed to have missed what made each game great. 6/10.

-2 votes   mod: Dissolution
Link3737
Link3737 Jan 30 2011, 5:11pm says:

Really enjoyed the demo, can't wait to see more of this project

+2 votes   mod: SILENT HILL 2.2.
Link3737
Link3737 Jan 22 2011, 10:16pm replied:

Dunno, I bought about 50 games a few weeks ago for $80. The benefit of being a PC gamer :)

+9 votes   poll: As a modder how much do you roughly spend in a year on games?
Link3737
Link3737 Jan 19 2011, 8:09pm says:

Is the public SVN dead?

+1 vote   mod: Tales from the Galactopticon
Link3737
Link3737 Jan 17 2011, 5:08am says:

So, you've missed your own deadline by about 9 months now. Is this a dead project?

+2 votes   mod: Radiator
Link3737
Link3737 Jan 9 2011, 7:56pm says:

Very well thought out post! It's nice to see someone paying attention to the little things like this.

I'm one of the people who will gladly press A and skip through all of the introduction if it's presented as a wall of text, but I also hate it when I'm forced into a slow-moving and counterintuitive tutorial level (You may have played Prometheus, which is a great example of a bad tutorial level).

+4 votes   article: Communication Breakdown
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Link3737 Dec 18 2010, 4:16pm replied:

You've obviously never played Penumbra or Eternal Darkness if you actually think Amnesia is innovative in any way whatsoever.

It's a great horror game, but it's almost identical to its predecessors (Penumbra) with a few generic horror game twists thrown in.

-1 votes   article: Editors Choice - Most Innovative
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Link3737 Dec 17 2010, 9:08pm replied:

And Minecraft didn't really innovate either. It just built on the existing concepts from Infiniminer.

Really disappointing year for Indie titles if none of the top 5 "innovative" games actually innovated anything.

+3 votes   article: Editors Choice - Most Innovative
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Link3737 Dec 17 2010, 9:03pm says:

I don't think Minecraft really deserved the title of "most innovative" considering it literally started as an Infiniminer clone (In Notch's own words, by the way).

How is a clone of another indie game considered innovative?

+3 votes   article: Editors Choice - Most Innovative
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Link3737 Dec 5 2010, 2:57am replied:

I think that's extremely unlikely. The entire game is based on Fallout 2, including all of the original game's assets.

They'd have to, literally, rebuild the entire game from scratch to make it independent.

+2 votes   game: FOnline: 2238
Link3737
Link3737 Nov 19 2010, 4:04am says:

I love being able to track the public SVN and not have to wait months for packaged releases.

Great stuff

+3 votes   mod: Tales from the Galactopticon
Link3737
Link3737 Nov 4 2010, 7:35am says:

Thanks for publishing the results! It's nice seeing how my answers compared to other people who answered.

+2 votes   article: Interim results of the prototype survey
Link3737
Link3737 Oct 12 2010, 2:27am replied:

Obviously you're an idiot since you don't know that Minecraft is based on Infiniminer

That being said, this game looks like Infiniminer HD, not Minecraft.

+4 votes   game: MoonForge
Link3737
Link3737 Oct 11 2010, 11:23pm says:

I loved the prototype! I hope the final game keeps up the good sense of exploration as the first town. I didn't really like the volcano section all too much, but finding the lighthouses was pretty fun.

+1 vote   game: Pirates of New Horizons
Link3737
Link3737 Sep 12 2010, 10:16pm replied:

8GB is nothing. That's <1% of my HDD

+1 vote   article: The Haunted: Hells Reach media update
Link3737
Link3737 Sep 7 2010, 10:11pm says:

Looks cool and I like the binary message

+1 vote   mod: SUBJECT-241
Link3737
Link3737 Sep 3 2010, 7:19pm says:

Still in construction, eh?

+4 votes   media: Chamber 09
Link3737
Link3737 Sep 1 2010, 6:27pm says:

Linux support too! Can't wait to get my hands on this :)

+1 vote   article: Amnesia: The Dark Descent Gone Gold
Link3737
Link3737 Sep 1 2010, 4:02pm says:

It was good until the trance came in at 1:40. Then it became terrible.

+6 votes   media: Intro Song
Link3737
Link3737 Aug 23 2010, 11:07am says:

Yes! Release came out of nowhere but I'm so excited. Great work guys.

+2 votes   mod: Nightmare House 2
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