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Forum: The Witcher 2 May 27th, 2011, 04:20
Replies: 14
Views: 11,854
Posted By Steel_Wind
No - the validation code was fine. It was the…

No - the validation code was fine. It was the underlying software/server validation process. Now that the patch has been released, the launcher has downloaded and has installed it. The activation now…
Forum: The Witcher 2 May 26th, 2011, 14:35
Replies: 14
Views: 11,854
Posted By Steel_Wind
Just to be clear, while there may be some DLC…

Just to be clear, while there may be some DLC issues involved in terms of what the game launcher is trying to check for before it loads up the game itself, I can't even get to the game loading at…
Forum: The Witcher 2 May 26th, 2011, 04:19
Replies: 14
Views: 11,854
Posted By Steel_Wind
My out of box experience has been as follows: …

My out of box experience has been as follows:

Choose custom install

1 -change default dir to d:\TheWitcher2
2- watch screen install bar move across screen


Error 1: Attempt to launch…
Forum: Off-Topic April 20th, 2011, 06:38
Replies: 110
Views: 6,939
Posted By Steel_Wind
Theon, played by Alfie Allen, is in the following…

Theon, played by Alfie Allen, is in the following scenes:


He is on the walkway above the courtyard with Ser Rodrick Cassel. Eddard tell Theon to get the lads saddled up. (one line)

Theon is…
Forum: News Comments March 14th, 2009, 20:24
Replies: 18
Views: 1,702
Posted By Steel_Wind
The entire idea behind patents on "business…

The entire idea behind patents on "business methods" is utterly flawed. It is not an idea which had gained any substantive international legitimacy. Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the EU do not…
Forum: News Comments March 7th, 2009, 17:15
Replies: 12
Views: 1,869
Posted By Steel_Wind
Easy: Native support for widescreen monitor…

Easy: Native support for widescreen monitor resolutions.
Forum: News Comments February 23rd, 2009, 20:03
Replies: 134
Views: 7,223
Posted By Steel_Wind
I've got several state of the art gaming PCs (six…

I've got several state of the art gaming PCs (six of em actually). And I got a PS3 and two 360s. (I got a new 360 to attach to my computer monitor so I can plug a XFPS adapter into it for playing FP…
Forum: News Comments February 23rd, 2009, 18:30
Replies: 134
Views: 7,223
Posted By Steel_Wind
While I appreciate the sentiment that players…

While I appreciate the sentiment that players want their PC Game with depth and complexity, the gratuitous hatred for console games heaped out here is at the point where it is just frikkin' silly.
Forum: News Comments February 4th, 2009, 22:59
Replies: 180
Views: 9,920
Posted By Steel_Wind
Wow….just….*wow* Conspiracy theories,…

Wow….just….*wow*

Conspiracy theories, the d0medness of PC Gaming, and gratuitous hatred for consoles, "just because". Just….wow.

(Besides, probably the best game I've played in the past…
Forum: News Comments February 2nd, 2009, 22:07
Replies: 98
Views: 5,746
Posted By Steel_Wind
Give the significant layoffs at CDP over the past…

Give the significant layoffs at CDP over the past months (ca. 35% of their staff since August '08) - and the fact that they aren't paying their bills as they fall due - if CDP is your "model" of a…
Forum: News Comments February 2nd, 2009, 21:53
Replies: 98
Views: 5,746
Posted By Steel_Wind
You need to check the BioWare forums. There are a…

You need to check the BioWare forums. There are a number of threads where people with newer DX10 simply NVidia cards cannot load the game - or have unacceptable choppy play.

My machine already has…
Forum: News Comments January 31st, 2009, 23:32
Replies: 98
Views: 5,746
Posted By Steel_Wind
Playing ME PC on my 3.3 GHz Core 2 Duo with a…

Playing ME PC on my 3.3 GHz Core 2 Duo with a nVidia GTX260 is nigh impossible. The driver issues with nVidia displays are significant and large. Many people can't even play the game here guys. DLC…
Forum: News Comments January 11th, 2009, 02:01
Replies: 25
Views: 4,272
Posted By Steel_Wind
*ahem* Not that desperate :) What's happened…

*ahem* Not that desperate :)

What's happened with MoW is entirely regrettable. And yes, as the delay in release became clear, I used to feel like we dodged a major bullet. As time has past and…
Forum: News Comments December 28th, 2008, 20:14
Replies: 16
Views: 2,213
Posted By Steel_Wind
I have a new PC so the sys requirements were of…

I have a new PC so the sys requirements were of no consequence to me (indeed, I sort of looked forward to putting the new muscle machine to use, as it were).

In fairness to the hard drive…
Forum: News Comments December 27th, 2008, 21:01
Replies: 16
Views: 2,213
Posted By Steel_Wind
Well, the install process for this game is…

Well, the install process for this game is brutally long - and the patch process was just infuriating beyond belief.

There are no excuses for this sort of QA and DRM bullshit. They do NOT deserve…
Forum: News Comments November 14th, 2008, 17:36
Replies: 36
Views: 3,180
Posted By Steel_Wind
Playing it - enjoying it. One comment on the…

Playing it - enjoying it.

One comment on the reviewer's notes concerning art: I agree that WoW has never looked better and the lighting changes to the engine in Rev 3.02 along with the LOD…
Forum: News Comments July 18th, 2008, 22:04
Replies: 28
Views: 2,526
Posted By Steel_Wind
I think what you mean to say is that *you* don't…

I think what you mean to say is that *you* don't want an MMORPG to continue or resolve that story.

You != "people"

I predict there will be several million "people" who will demonstrably prove…
Forum: News Comments June 30th, 2008, 22:53
Replies: 88
Views: 6,771
Posted By Steel_Wind
First - Blizzard needs no advice on art direction…

First - Blizzard needs no advice on art direction from anybody posting here - or frankly - posting anywhere else, either.

Second - All this "no story" nonsense is historiography as much as…
Forum: News Comments May 22nd, 2008, 19:53
Replies: 24
Views: 2,798
Posted By Steel_Wind
I think it is fair to say that every edition of…

I think it is fair to say that every edition of D&D, from the original in 1974 to the forthcoming 4th edition has been greatly influenced by the times, trends and tastes of the era in which each…
Forum: News Comments May 8th, 2008, 14:40
Replies: 181
Views: 13,957
Posted By Steel_Wind
Amount of actual inconvenience posed to…

Amount of actual inconvenience posed to overwhelmingly vast percentage of customers?: minimal

Amount of drama surrounding discussion of said copy protection scheme?: maximal

The drama on this…
Forum: News Comments April 1st, 2008, 19:40
Replies: 19
Views: 1,759
Posted By Steel_Wind
Seems to me that BioWare has been blending Real…

Seems to me that BioWare has been blending Real Time and Turn based combat in its RPGs since Baldur's Gate. This is nothing new; rather, it is standard operating procedure for engine design at…
Forum: News Comments March 25th, 2008, 18:50
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By Steel_Wind
You would think that would be so - but actually -…

You would think that would be so - but actually - you're wrong.

I'm not knocking you for that - it is a widely held misperception. However, the consensus in the industry is that screenplay…
Forum: News Comments March 21st, 2008, 07:58
Replies: 13
Views: 1,337
Posted By Steel_Wind
They said NWN (not NWN2) and they meant it. The…

They said NWN (not NWN2) and they meant it. The Aurora engine is the core of The Witcher - a lot more of it remains there than most people appreciate.
Forum: News Comments March 18th, 2008, 03:35
Replies: 135
Views: 7,846
Posted By Steel_Wind
The issue here is not whether you can design an…

The issue here is not whether you can design an OS that will run on the 360. Of course you can. People have done it already.

You can browse the web on a Wii right now - that's a stock capability…
Forum: News Comments March 17th, 2008, 03:13
Replies: 14
Views: 1,298
Posted By Steel_Wind
There is absolutely no evidence - and a lot of…

There is absolutely no evidence - and a lot of evidence to the contrary - to suggest the rated M games aimed at adults have less of an audience then a Teen rated game… aimed at adults

Bioshock,…
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