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Comment: Re:Lame (Score 1) 254

by owyn999 (#40766637) Attached to: Neuroscience May Cure Videogames Industry's Obsession With Guns

A sniper game that involves hiding in the one place for 2 days straight, for instance, may be realistic, but why would anyone want to play it?

Because that is one of Peter Molyneux's 21 experimental games... And will include a £20,000 sandwich, and a £100,000 bed. http://www.pcgamer.com/2012/06/07/peter-molyneuxs-new-game-curiosity-will-feature-a-50000-dlc-chisel/

Comment: Re:What if they just don't? (Score 1) 229

by owyn999 (#34685494) Attached to: NASA To Continue Funding Canceled Ares Project Until March
Obviously not, he's wondering what the costs for breaking the contracts would be and if they outweigh the cost of continuing development on a project that isn't intended for use. Probably not but some states representative managed to get their jobs protected until after the election...

Comment: Re:Revolution (Score 1) 303

by owyn999 (#34284202) Attached to: Wii 2 Unlikely For 2011, Maybe In 2012
The wii uses very similar technology to games like Police 911 Police 911 2 and The Boxing Game. Although the technology used in those 3 games is more similar to the Kinect and PSMove. Although I must agree that the idea of motion tech was evolutionary, but making it the sole focus of the console was where the actual revolution was not to mention that they were able to offer it at a take home price point.

Comment: Re:So... (Score 0, Troll) 411

by owyn999 (#32197822) Attached to: Armstrong, Cernan Testify Against Obama Space Plan
Yeah cause we all know that all the teabaggers only hate Obama cause he's black [RAAAAAAACE BAAAAIIIITTTT].

I for one am a fiscal conservative, and I was very VERY against Bush's medicare expansion. I was also against his many other fiscally irresponsible spending, although what Obama is doing makes Bush II look like Ronald Regan

Comment: Re:So... (Score 1) 411

by owyn999 (#32197630) Attached to: Armstrong, Cernan Testify Against Obama Space Plan
Wait which part are we discussing that is Shuttle Derived?

The Heavy lift portion that we need to get out of the Earths Colossal Gravity well or the capsule that sits atop the rocket itself?

Just trying to get it straight how scrapping the work done on the Heavy lift module and related SRBs are bad ideas. Especially if said SRB could easily be adapted due to configuration to plasma based applications in the future.

Also wanting to make sure we are both talking about the same Constellation Program

Comment: Re:Too bad Obama doesn't share the American dream (Score 1) 455

by owyn999 (#31871032) Attached to: Obama Outlines Bold Space Policy<nobr> <wbr></nobr>... But No Moon
a Much smaller gravity well on the moon, as then you use significantly less energy to get back up, creating a lunar base of operations would do so much more for the space program than doing anything with mars before then.

Think of it with a 19x smaller gravity well we could use that much less energy on escaping the hole and that much more on getting to say Mars

Comment: [sarcasm]wow[/sarcasm] (Score 1) 556

by owyn999 (#29286287) Attached to: Firefox 4.0 Goes Chrome, New UI In Q4 2010
yeah as if some of us don't get most of these features sans the transparency from oh I don't know opera 10 but you know it doesn't have plugins but it now has widgets and jscripts for greasemonkey scripts if you really need site specific and the widgets do external stuff that doesn't have to be site rendering dependant

Comment: Re:Wii emulation on XBox360? (Score 1) 39

by owyn999 (#29125017) Attached to: Xbox 360 Homebrew Finally Arrives
The piracy would be as with PS emulation that you would need to pirate the console itself. It is not legal to dump or otherwise extricate the OS from a Wii system. Just as it is not legal to mod a system to play backup games.

Just saying a Wii emulator is Pirating the OS of the system. I'm sure there was also a fair bit of Reverse Engineering which again is a shady practice at best, and another form of piracy.

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