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Random Babbling Thread 119

Discussion in 'Whatnots' started by dmc, Jul 1, 2014.

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  1. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Can't complain, except for the gloomy humid weather. I came to SoCal under the express condition and promise of 70 degrees and sunny, with limited humidity. I want my money back!
     
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    LOL -- welcome! welcome! ;) It's still really beautiful out there though! (except for the quakes). :/
     
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    Hey, Spelly. :wave:
     
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    Hi Keneth!!! Another old timer!! :D
     
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    Apparently, Chris Avellone is leaving Obsidian (amicably). I'm not entirely sure how I feel about that with regards to the future of Pillars, but at the same time, I can't wait to see what he does next.
     
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    Anybody exited yet about fallout4?
     
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    Well, F3 was garbage as far as I'm concerned. Its only strong point was exploration which is really the only thing Bethesda knows how to do well. So no, I'm not excited at all. I've got too many better games on the horizon to be excited about (Torment, Bard's Tale IV, Shadowrun: Hong Kong, Heart of Thorns, etc.) where I actually trust the developers to deliver.
     
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    I still enjoyed FO3, even with it's flaws, though i feel like New Vegas was the better of the two.
    Still, i'm a bit excited for FO4, even if only for nostalgia's sake. i invested a lot of time playing the fallout games and getting to know the universe, and i really like the setting, so it's kind of like saying hi to an old friend :D
     
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    I played Fallout 3 for a while, but just got too grossed out by the gore -- bones sticking out of necks and such, after a head is blown off -- gah :lol: was giving me nasty dreams!
     
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    Yes, but New Vegas was made by Obsidian. If they were the ones making F4, I'd be somewhat excited (even without Chris Avellone), but with Bethesda at the helm, I trust them to make just another painfully average RPG with nice visuals.
     
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    I stopped being interested in Bethesda RPGs after Oblivion. Man, what a disappointment that was.
     
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    I'm always looking for new games to play -- just finished up a couple and am so tired of the mmos.
     
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    You could sue Mamas and Papas


    After all when a woman can get a lot of money by sueing the enterprise that sold her hot coffee that (surprise) was actually, you know, HOT according to US lawbooks... :book:
     
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    [​IMG] :D
     
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    US legal system can really be a joke sometimes.
     
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    Depressing song.

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    I like the exploring very much in Bethesda games. Combat is tedious, but going into a new cave is nice.
     
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    Not to get too far into the details, but, seriously, you people have no clue at all about that case. McDonalds deserved what it got.
     
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    Of course they deserved it, but the ridiculous part is that it took a high profile civil lawsuit in order to get anything to change.
     
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    Why is that surprising to you? Most corporations are soulless legal fictions designed to funnel money to their owners. It's only when the harmful ramifications of fallout from cases like this eclipse the money made from business as usual that they will change.
     
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