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Comment IMAX or bust, baby! (Score 3) 337

I couldn't possibly be less interested in this early access crap. The only times I bother to go to the theater are for blockbusters, and for those I won't settle for anything less than the full on blockbuster experience. Always IMAX, preferably IMAX 3D. Go big or go home!

Comment Re:TV BS (Score 2, Insightful) 220

I hate to break it to you, but in reality (you know, as opposed to the microcephalic mentality you mistake for "real life") there are far more gay people, people of different ethnic backgrounds, and transgendered people, than are shown even now on TV.

...Actually, I lie. I don't hate to break it to you at all. Rubbing bigots' noses in their blindness and their bullshit is hilarious. Sweet, sweet schadenfreude...

Comment Re: Simple (Score 1) 322

Heh. I'm afraid I'm addicted to game-of-the-moment-X. A regular series-o-holic. Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Dishonored, Doom/Quake/Wolfenstein reboots, Deus Ex, Thief, Assassin's Creed, Dragon Age, Far Cry, Darksiders, Dark Souls, Castlevania, Devil May Cry, god knows how many others.

AFAIK not a lot of those series hit SteamOS close to release date.

I know that situation is slowly improving. I'm just waiting for it to get to the point where it's genuinely workable. I enjoy doing battle with my games, not so much with the spyware in Windows.

Comment Re: Simple (Score 1) 322

Sadly those have become a pretty rare breed in recent years, especially among triple-A publishers. Even if you can buy a disk, they very often expect you to connect to the net, thanks to their bloodyminded insistence on DRM. Off the top of my head, I think Ubisoft / EA are repeat offenders.

Comment Re: Simple (Score 1) 322

BTW in case it wasn't obvious, in the above post by "Steam" I meant "SteamOS running on Linux" NOT "Steam on Windows"

Steam is impressive as hell on Windows, and frankly I'm worried that one of Windows' long term plans with pushing their lame-ass app store, is to try to use it to make Windows into an Apple-style walled garden and kill Steam off. Which would be an ABSOLUTE TRAGEDY.

Comment Re: Simple (Score 1, Insightful) 322

Steam is OK for a minority of older and/or second-rate games. Yes, it's improving, but it's just not there yet. When it gets the triple-A titles I actually want to play, available on release date not years later, then you better believe I WILL there with bells on and bucks in hand, but until then, that's a Nope.

See, I built my homebrew box as a GAMES machine, first last and foremost. That unfortunately leaves me right now with no truly workable alternative, and until there is, Linux shills like you can go right on kidding yourselves.

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