Recent content by karpiel

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    Extra Punctuation: Why Regenerating Health Sucks

    There was literally zero problem with the old Doom system of just having medkits on the ground. Is there a mod for bulletstorm that replaces regenerating health with medkits?
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    Poll: History Channel?

    ah yes, the history channel, a.k.a. the slightly-right-leaning nazi-gun-alien-hitler-apocalypse-driving around in alaska channel.
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    PAX 2010: Rage Preview

    a 3D Realms game and an ID game at the top of gaming news - I love it.
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    PAX 2010: Hands On Duke Nukem Forever

    Really it's better that the game come out now than ever - we need that bit of good old fashioned, 90s fun to kick us out of our modern gaming pretensions.
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    Are you going to get Duke Nukem Forever?

    I was a big Duke3D fan, so this is a no-brainer.
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    Before There Was Halo

    If Halo made FPSes better, how come there has never been a better shooter than Deus Ex, which was released prior to Halo?
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    Popular games you hate/can't get in to?

    In additional to the usual suspects (all console FPSes), I'm gonna have to go with Crysis. I don't think I'd ever seen a company use so much to make so little as when crytek made that. That, and the somehow didn't get the memo that the non-human enemies were the worst part of the vastly...
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    What DON'T You Want At E3?

    The insane traffic in West LA as I try to move that same week/
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    Question of the Day, May 15, 2010

    I'm going to play a good guy, because I'm not a sociopath.
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    What Grade is Your Content Comprehension?

    wow, this article pleases me immensely in that I did read The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, and absolutely loved the style of its prose.
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    Barack Obama said something unflattering about video games.

    I like how basically every post in this thread is proving his statements to be correct.
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    Question of the Day, May 1, 2010

    if you voted anything other than 1 or 2, you have Very Poor Taste.
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    Roger Ebert still maintains that video games can't be art.

    To say that games are art now is to give intellectual credibility to the sorts of garbage and unoriginality that has dominated the popular imagination over the past decade. That is a travesty in and of itself.
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    Roger Ebert still maintains that video games can't be art.

    I personally agree with Roger Ebert; Games are ultimately just collections of rules that dictate how they're supposed to be played, just as films are sequences of images and books are series of words. All other things that are in games are accouterments added to this, and are irrelevant in terms...
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    New X-Com Shooter Coming From BioShock 2 Studio

    whoever decided to make an FPS out of X-com should be shot