Recent content by Jumwa

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    Shadow of Mordor is Nothing But Infantile Revenge Porn

    It's curious to me how people can take such drastically different things from works of fiction. When I think of LotR, I think of Gandalf telling Frodo about the importance of life, and how he shouldn't be so quick to mete out death as justice. How in the end it was wreckless compassion for...
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    Wave Hoax Tricks Gullible iPhone Users Into Microwaving Their Phones

    Once again, whatever makes you feel good about taking pleasure in other peoples misfortune. That's what clearly matters.
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    Wave Hoax Tricks Gullible iPhone Users Into Microwaving Their Phones

    Whatever makes you feel better about sucking more empathy from the world and leaving it crueler and less caring.
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    Wave Hoax Tricks Gullible iPhone Users Into Microwaving Their Phones

    Yeah, apparently. I get the feeling I'm surrounded by a lot of psychopaths sometimes. This was a cruel hoax, something done to hurt others for no reason. Regardless of how gullible one had to be for it. Or young (kids can have or grab their parents iPhone y'know?). Or even special needs...
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    Interview: Rhiannon Frater, Author Of The Mesmerized

    Very interesting interview! My partner and I are just now going full time as authors ourselves, the 30th of this month is the official last day of being a working-stiff! A few things jumped out at me: she doesn't read the genres in which she writes. We're the same. I remember a quote by...
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    Lichdom: Battlemage Review - On the Blink of Disaster

    Bummer about the one difficulty setting. I'll leave this one to the "get it when it's $5" list.
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    Smash Bros. 3DS Demo Launches Today for Some, Goes Public Next Week

    It's the bomb! I won't be feelin' blue this Friday night!
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    Smash Bros. 3DS Demo Launches Today for Some, Goes Public Next Week

    Only four characters and one stage, but still this thing is crazy fun. I didn't expect to care, but been having a blast playing as Mega Man, and getting used to his unique style. So different from the SSB playstyles I'm used to from the past. In fact, I had thought I was over the SSB series...
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    Watch_Dogs Finally Comes to Wii U - 115 Days Late

    Great video! I'll have to check out more by this fella. Also makes me glad I never bothered to try Watch Dogs. Everything about it reeks of what I dislike in games. But then, Ubisoft has yet to make anything I enjoy at all anyhow, so that was always a safe bet. ZombiU was perhaps the best...
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    WB Play: Is Warner Bros. Secretly Developing a Steam Competitor?

    I dream of a glorious future where every publisher has their own obnoxious and required distribution platform. Dozens of Uplays, Battle.nets and Origins, my hard drive cluttered with those beautiful programs. All of them calling out to launch at startup. All of them magnificently unnecessary...
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    Everybody Lives: How Doctor Who Saved Science Fiction From Pessimism

    Great piece! I was also struck by how progressive the show was, making a point to show the complexity of sexuality and even gender at times. I loved that about Star Trek: TNG growing up, that view of a kinder, more caring, bolder humanity, that wasn't afraid of itself nor what lay out there...
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    Early Access Dino Survival Game The Stomping Land Pulled From Steam

    The state of this industry is rather absurd. People pay for the dubious "privilege" of providing free labour in the form of beta testing, and now developers aren't even given much in the way of motivation to finish their games. Even by the rather shoddy, buggy, DLC/MTA-riddled standards of...
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    Amazon Exec: We Don't "Want to Change" Twitch

    To be fair, Amazon is not what one might call a particularly money obsessed corporation. It's all relative of course (corporations all behave badly as a general rule) but Amazon's profit margins are thin, they are more concerned with controlling a large market share. They are willing to...
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    Scientists Uncover Genetic "Recipe" for Reptillian Limb Regeneration

    It'll help impress my wife during mating, so why not?
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    Scientists Uncover Genetic "Recipe" for Reptillian Limb Regeneration

    I volunteer for anole genes immediately. Shove in the genes to change my skin colour depending on mood while you're at it.