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0 comments by TheHappyFriar on May 22nd, 2014

The mark of every get comment system is the ability to let users bury things they don't agree with, like if an article talks about how wrong it is to let little kids live and you comment that's immoral, you need to have your evil comment buried so all the other comments about how great that is don't get detracted from. Or, if there's an article talking about how a company screwed over thousands of people, pointing out that the same people they “screwed” over always complained anyway and should of never done business with the company in the first place, needs to be hidden from the general masses for the untamed evil it promotes.

So, here's my ways to get your comments buried!

1) Don't lick steam's code sacks. If you verbally say you don't like steam and list a legit reason, you can start shoveling dirt on yourself. Remember, it's ok to support steam even if the conversation isn't about it, but if you're a zombie trying to get a good nap, start not thumb-upping Steam.

2) Ditto with Valve's... Valve. It's like they are both parts of a religion and people will defend them to the death. That napping zombie could get a concrete roof if any mention of Valve is in there.

3) Talk about GPL/free engines. People want engines with royalties, big limits on what you can, and NAME BRAND. It's like your hotdogs: recycled pig snout with brand A is much better then recycled pig snout with brand C, especially when brand A charges you and brand C is being given away free. No, I'm no GPL fanatic and I don't consider it "freedom", just a different set of terms, but when you need to learn and want to "break out", the best idea is to pay $$ to someone else if you don't need to vs invest that $$ in your own lively hood. If you DO insist on paying some $$ to have a brand name, send me some $$ and I'll send you some labels.

4) Mention that "New" game that was originally a free mod isn't an original game. Why? Well, people love an underdog story and when a group of rag-tag modders band together, make an awesome mod then get the ability to convert that mod to a game and sell the same thing, just standalone, that's awesome. It's like David standing up to Goliath, except that David was a boy who who spent the previous part of his live listening to his older brothers and parents, learned how to defend himself against wild animals while watching the family flock, then stood up to the champion of an invading army who mocked his God, then offered to help the king and eventually took over the kingdom and treated his subjects with great respect.

A group of modders who makes a mod, then gets paid/charges for nearly the same thing but with some new features (like not requiring the game it was written for) and never goes on to anything else is nothing like David vs Goliath. It's more like the Chinese spy who steal a companies secrets and sells as their own, with a few changes.

So don't except great things from people or you'll be digging UP to our zombie friend.

5) Don't blame others for things they didn't do. Like EA. For shutting down their online servers for a ton of games. On a service they didn't own. That they had no control over. And most people claim they don't like EA or it's games anyway.
Really, it is EA's fault. It's a conspiracy from the beginning. See, back in the early 80's when it was Electronic Arts, they had a plan to make mad mad MAD $$, get every game to buy their software and services, then, and only THEN, convince Gamespy to sell themselves to IGN, then convince IGN to sell themselves to FOX, then, years later, convince enough games to not buy the games and play on the servers Gamespy ran JUST so they could shut it down and piss off the couple hundred people left playing on a regular basis. On “official” servers. And still let you join non-official servers.

That. Is. So. Evil.

So there you have it, if you want your comments buried follow these examples. And don't forget to comment. 8)

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SinKing
SinKing Apr 18 2009, 8:15am says:

I suppose you don't know what originality is, in the same way, Michael Bay doesn't know what story is. I wasn't talking about the game-mechanics, I was talking of the bland, unoriginal idea.

Of course you cannot reinvent game-play with every new game, but you can at least have an idea of your own. I was talking about the situtation, which is unoriginal.
I wouldn't bash Mech Override either, because it's a totally unique project, so how can you even say such ********? To silence you I might also tell you that I am Co-Leader of a mod with Ambershee, but we aren't making a fuzz out of it, yet. Know, who you are dealing with! Also, why don't you talk to Neurological about my unoriginal ideas, because he is on the team, too. Better luck next time!

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TheHappyFriar Creator
TheHappyFriar Apr 20 2009, 12:48am replied:

he wants a game with dead people on a ship. You want a movie with mech's & sky cities.

Before you start talking **** learn to read what's posted. I didn't bash your project at all:

Quote:wouldn't it make more sense to post something like this if the mod listed in your profile wasn't a "complete rip-off ans offer no originality at all"? And it was a mod not a CGI movie?

Your mod/movie is pretty similar in level of details posted about the story. Like I said in the post, it won't matter one bit how well/original YOU say your movie supposedly is, just how it's executed. There's nothing original about mech's, sky cities, humans vs robots. Jetsons + matrix could sum up those pretty quickly for a design concept (which sounds pretty cool). throw in the fact it's a movie & you can direct the viewers attention/emotions in a more focused direction vs a game, making it easier to execute an idea successfully no matter what it is.

Not sure what Ambershee has to do with anything. Don't know him on a personal level, doesn't matter to me if you work(ed) with him or not. You could be working with Carmack, Sweeny or some guy living in a closet named Bill, it doesn't concern me. Not sure what Neurological has to do with anything either. Great composer, I got him some work on a commercial game. Yet another reason to buy that game!

Should I tell you to get a hold of people that you won't bother asking & most likely don't know that I've worked with so you can make a silly comeback about that? Seems kind of pointless...

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Flotsam150
Flotsam150 Feb 22 2009, 7:53pm says:

Really, how do you install BF2?

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TheHappyFriar Creator
TheHappyFriar Feb 22 2009, 10:51pm replied:

I don't help with pirated software.

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Range_Finder
Range_Finder Mar 6 2011, 1:13pm replied:

It's a shame more people on the site didnt take that attitude to piracy HappyFriar. I congratulate you for not helping pirates

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leilei
leilei Jul 4 2008, 4:25pm says:

OA 0.7.0?!? That's ooooooooold. I do not recommend that ever

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TheHappyFriar Creator
TheHappyFriar May 13 2007, 7:31pm says:

have had zero problems over 3 ATI cards (8500 128mb, AIW 9600 & x1950) so of course I'm a fan. :D

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Jyffeh
Jyffeh May 13 2007, 6:09pm says:

Another ATI fan! :D :thumbup:

We are a rare breed.

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VegasTheWZAd
VegasTheWZAd Jan 6 2007, 4:01pm says:

Hey dude. I added you on my Wii. Add me! 4367-2007-4069-9723

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VegasTheWZAd
VegasTheWZAd Aug 10 2006, 11:55am says:

are you an actual friar?

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