Re: Now Playing (the Video Game Version)
« Reply #460 on: January 18, 2015, 09:47:03 PM »
It's a bit silly to call Heroes of the Storm a Dota rip-off. Dota was just a copy of Aeons of Strife, and has since spawned into an entire genre of similar games (LoL, HoN, Smite, Bloodline Champions, Tome, etc etc). I mean, HoN and Dota2 are far close to the original Dota than Heroes of the Storm.
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Re: Now Playing (the Video Game Version)
« Reply #461 on: January 18, 2015, 10:09:18 PM »
How does rushy be able to be so consistently wrong about everything in life?
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Re: Now Playing (the Video Game Version)
« Reply #462 on: January 18, 2015, 10:27:59 PM »
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Re: Now Playing (the Video Game Version)
« Reply #463 on: January 19, 2015, 12:29:51 AM »
Except they didn't make DotA at all. Using your reasoning, you could argue Mass Effect was made by Epic Games just because their engine was used.

Epic Games doesn't claim to own anything made using their engine. You pay a licensing fee for it, whereas the WC3 editor is provided as-is with a EULA stating anything you make with it is the sole intellectual property of Blizzard Entertainment.

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Re: Now Playing (the Video Game Version)
« Reply #464 on: January 19, 2015, 12:37:16 AM »
Except they didn't make DotA at all. Using your reasoning, you could argue Mass Effect was made by Epic Games just because their engine was used.

Epic Games doesn't claim to own anything made using their engine. You pay a licensing fee for it, whereas the WC3 editor is provided as-is with a EULA stating anything you make with it is the sole intellectual property of Blizzard Entertainment.

You don't have to create something to own it, dumdum.
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Re: Now Playing (the Video Game Version)
« Reply #465 on: January 19, 2015, 12:40:16 AM »
Rushy needs to learn about intellectual property.

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Re: Now Playing (the Video Game Version)
« Reply #466 on: January 19, 2015, 01:22:57 AM »
You don't have to create something to own it, dumdum.

I never said anything to the contrary.


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Re: Now Playing (the Video Game Version)
« Reply #467 on: January 19, 2015, 01:47:02 AM »
Did they get permission from original creators?

They don't need permission because it already belonged to them. How many times and to how many people must I explain this to?
I'm not suggesting they didn't already own it.  I'm asking if they asked anyway.
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Re: Now Playing (the Video Game Version)
« Reply #468 on: January 19, 2015, 02:04:42 AM »
You don't have to create something to own it, dumdum.

I never said anything to the contrary.

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Re: Now Playing (the Video Game Version)
« Reply #469 on: January 19, 2015, 02:06:34 AM »
I know.

So, you thought you'd just interject the discussion with a random statement that was not relevant? While it's not entire out of character for you, it's still weird.

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Re: Now Playing (the Video Game Version)
« Reply #470 on: January 19, 2015, 02:15:27 AM »
I was trying to subtly correct your misunderstanding of the phrase "rip-off".
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Re: Now Playing (the Video Game Version)
« Reply #471 on: January 19, 2015, 02:28:04 AM »
I was trying to subtly correct your misunderstanding of the phrase "rip-off".

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Re: Now Playing (the Video Game Version)
« Reply #472 on: January 19, 2015, 02:38:56 AM »
You guys are such fucking idiots.  Rushy outright tells you that he's trolling, and you continue to feed him anyway.  It's not quite as stupid as the people eagerly trying to outsmart EJ with their witty replies, but it's still pretty dumb.
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Re: Now Playing (the Video Game Version)
« Reply #473 on: January 19, 2015, 02:47:46 AM »
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Re: Now Playing (the Video Game Version)
« Reply #474 on: January 19, 2015, 03:00:29 AM »
You guys are such fucking idiots.  Rushy outright tells you that he's trolling, and you continue to feed him anyway.  It's not quite as stupid as the people eagerly trying to outsmart EJ with their witty replies, but it's still pretty stupid.

Actually Saddam, I constructed all of this as a clever ruse to make you come in and point out the obvious again. Consider yourself trolleroled.

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Re: Now Playing (the Video Game Version)
« Reply #475 on: January 19, 2015, 03:05:57 AM »
In this moment, I am euphoric. Not because of any phony god's blessing. But because, I am enlightened by Saddan's intelligence.

You can't meme your way out of this one.  You are literally troll fodder and you walk around with a hook in your mouth.

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Re: Now Playing (the Video Game Version)
« Reply #476 on: January 19, 2015, 03:10:03 AM »
The Talos Principle was a great game, especially for the $40 price. The main story was very fun playing through and the ending sequence is just absolutely amazing. This is in addition of the graphics and soundtrack being very well done. It's one of the few games in which I search the landscape just to see what it looks like and listen to the music just to listen.

The gameplay itself was amazingly varied, despite there not actually being many gameplay mechanics involved. You're given only six unique tools throughout the game, yet their use doesn't become stale as the game progresses. The lack of tutorials also adds quite a lot to the gameplay, with each puzzle being designed to help the player discover new things they didn't know that tool could do without directly telling the player the tool could do it. Puzzle difficulty smoothly went from child's play to hellishly difficult. Hints are provided, but only if you choose to use them, as the narrator doesn't engage with you unless you ask for help.

All in all I give this game a solid 10/10 because it is exactly what it wanted to be: a thoughtful puzzle game.
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Re: Now Playing (the Video Game Version)
« Reply #477 on: January 25, 2015, 05:48:16 PM »
A Link to the Past on my RetroPie. Literally a timeless classic.

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Re: Now Playing (the Video Game Version)
« Reply #478 on: January 29, 2015, 10:16:24 PM »
I beat AssCreed II.  The ending was stupid, but marginally better than the first one.  It at least feels like the end of a chapter in the overall story, rather than abruptly stopping practically mid-sentence.  I've already detailed why the game is superior to the first one - in short, it's bigger and more complex in virtually every way - but more than that, even the Animus stuff isn't bugging me as much now.  For example, I really liked the addition of the glyphs that gave you those creepy-as-hell puzzles.  I will say, though, that I didn't like how the game handled the assassinations themselves.  They were far too scripted.

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Re: Now Playing (the Video Game Version)
« Reply #479 on: January 29, 2015, 11:03:36 PM »
Well actually your stupid and your scripted.
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