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I know a Twitch streamer who's going all-in on New World. Thing is, the last game he went all-in on was Disintegration, and, well, that didn't exactly set the world on fire....
Apparently New World is Bricking 3090 graphics cards, but not limited to those specifically. While I'm a little bit Jealous that someone has a 3090 to brick, much more I can imagine how fucking pissed those people are to have their clearly not cheap new GPUs broken by Amazon's Beta MMO.

 

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Games a service is here to stay and there is absolutely fuck all you can do about it. Crying about how people are brainwashed in a small forum will change nothing. Especially in an age where people want to spend money on services and some go overboard with it
I never give up. I warn those close to me, so they don't get screwed over or worst. I do what I can' not everything. If you wanna quit that badly, go right ahead. I am not stopping you. Besides, I'm doing more than "crying" on a small forum.
 

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Yeah I enjoyed those books. I really remember loving Red Storm Rising as a kid, and LOVED the submarine game based on it on my ancient PC. Having to do things like hide under the thermal curtain, and run slow and silent to try and avoid patrols, and get your various attacks in, was really fun and tense, even with the low rez graphics for the engagement maps. Watching those blips move around the map between sensor sweeps...and seeing one vanish as you lost track of it, only to have it show up behind you, was tense as hell.

The...I think it was the first Rainbow 6 game was really fun. I enjoyed how you spent so much time trying to plan out the different squads routing paths, and breach orders, and it felt SO good when you got an engagement to go off with zero injuries or fatalities, on both the team and hostages. I don't recall playing any of the other ones after that, so I have no clue if they kept with the "spend as much time or more in the planning phase" or if they just went over to shooty pew pew, bang bang, like most FPS's after it.
I played both of those games and they were great. I really wish it would get a re release or a remake of RSR but right now it's abandonware(which surprises me ubisoft doesn't own that as well). I think at least Rainbow 6 can still be obtained legit.
 
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@Dalisclock and @happyninja42, I have never once read a Tom Clancy book. I still have no motivation to do so either. Even the good ones.


Blizzard has fucked that all up. Everything. I can't think of many people (even streamers and youtubes focused on Blizzard) that hold much hope for the company anymore. Warcraft Reforged, the last TWO expansions (aka FOUR FUCKING YEARS) of WoW, Overwatch dying, Starcraft dying, Diablo being a fucking mobile joke.
How's OverWatch dying? Not a hardcore fan, but I last I checked, it was doing dine.

Everything Blizzard had, has been systematically burned to the ground.
 

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@Dalisclock and @happyninja42, I have never once read a Tom Clancy book. I still have no motivation to do so either. Even the good ones.
Fair enough. At this point I don't think I would either, since I've moved past that point in my life where the books appealed to me. Especially when his works became American Cheerleading all the time.
 

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Fair enough. At this point I don't think I would either, since I've moved past that point in my life where the books appealed to me.
I sill read actual books on occasion, but they have to interest me. I gotta finish the Kyoshi books, now that I remember. Still on book 1.
 

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How's OverWatch dying? Not a hardcore fan, but I last I checked, it was doing dine.
It has had a been falling off of the casual player base and tried too hard on focus for making the game competitive. Most people who've stuck with the game are whales for it, but your average Joe player has basically stopped playing from what I've seen. It's hard to really tell because the game isn't a subscription model and if you bought it 7 years ago then you can always boot it up to play a few matches.

Top that with absolutely nothing in terms of info about Overwatch 2 and whatever the fuck it's supposed to be and there is legit concern about the game.
 

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Apparently New World is Bricking 3090 graphics cards, but not limited to those specifically. While I'm a little bit Jealous that someone has a 3090 to brick, much more I can imagine how fucking pissed those people are to have their clearly not cheap new GPUs broken by Amazon's Beta MMO.

That's a problem. I watched a few streams of the game yesterday when the beta went live and holy shit it looks boring as fuck. The questing seems dogshit and the leveling/crafting systems seem tedious and grindy for no fucking reason.....oh wait they are going to sell profession and level boosts in the cash shop, nevermind i know the reason. New World is going to suck donkey dick, mark my words.
 

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@Dalisclock and @happyninja42, I have never once read a Tom Clancy book. I still have no motivation to do so either. Even the good ones.
Yeah I can't say I'm a huge fan of his genre. The military/espionage/politics genre, especially the ones that are so pro-military. But they were competently written, had compelling plots, and the various factors were engaging enough for 12 year old me to enjoy them. Never read his other stuff that I can recall.
 

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Welp, Google and Amazon are a cavalcade of fuck ups when it comes to making games or consoles.
To be fair, bricking machines is not exactly a new or unique thing and real game companies have had this happen. No Man's Sky and Cyberpunk 2077 are two notable examples. So it's hard to outright laugh at Amazon specifically because of this, and much easier to laugh at the game just being bad :)
 

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To be fair, bricking machines is not exactly a new or unique thing and real game companies have had this happen. No Man's Sky and Cyberpunk 2077 are two notable examples. So it's hard to outright laugh at Amazon specifically because of this, and much easier to laugh at the game just being bad :)
I have forgotten, just making note to add to the pile.
 
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Apparently New World is Bricking 3090 graphics cards, but not limited to those specifically. While I'm a little bit Jealous that someone has a 3090 to brick, much more I can imagine how fucking pissed those people are to have their clearly not cheap new GPUs broken by Amazon's Beta MMO.

Yeah, caught word of that on Jayz Two Cents just as I was finishing up work and let the streamer know.
 
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I never give up. I warn those close to me, so they don't get screwed over or worst. I do what I can' not everything. If you wanna quit that badly, go right ahead. I am not stopping you. Besides, I'm doing more than "crying" on a small forum.
I am here to tell you that's it's Chinatown. They will take glance at your advice and then go back to dumping a hundred on their GaaS of choice because time is money.

If this makes you and Sterling feel any better, they are shutting down Elite Squad

 
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Apparently New World is Bricking 3090 graphics cards, but not limited to those specifically. While I'm a little bit Jealous that someone has a 3090 to brick, much more I can imagine how fucking pissed those people are to have their clearly not cheap new GPUs broken by Amazon's Beta MMO.

And I just won my 3080 from newegg shuffle; That's one game I won't be playing.

It's like Amazon has a secret deal with AMD to fry GPUs of their competitor...
 

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I am here to tell you that's it's Chinatown. They will take glance at your advice and then go back to dumping a hundred on their GaaS of choice because time is money.
Some will, some won't. They will learn either easy way or the hard way. The choice is theirs.

If this makes you and Sterling feel any better, they are shutting down Elite Squad
I didn't even know that existed. Good, now more their crap can fuck off too.