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#114571 Syntax Error   Art School Dropout CAGiversary!   11468 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 03 February 2020 - 08:25 PM

I love the way they sold the narrative for the halftime show beforehand, on 60 minutes and in the news.   Latinas and female representation!

Well, my wife and her Latina friends all thought the show was "the tits" and were laughing at the pearl-clutching gringos terrified that their daughters might learn it's possible to be a successful businesswomen, artist AND shamelessly work it on the dance floor at age 50.
 

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#114572 BMXJouster   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1488 Posts   Joined 13.8 Years Ago  

Posted 03 February 2020 - 09:06 PM

Platinum Games just put up a Kickstarter to re-release The Wonderful 101 (formerly a Wii-U exclusive title) on modern platforms.  Initial goal was $50,000 for Switch version, but there was also a stretch goal of $250,000 for a Steam version.  And that goal has just been met.

 

https://www.gematsu....tarter-campaign

 

https://www.kickstar...-101-remastered



#114573 Syntax Error   Art School Dropout CAGiversary!   11468 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 03 February 2020 - 09:21 PM

At $500,000 they promise not to make it Epic Exclusive a week before launch!



#114574 DD83   'nives 'n 'nades CAGiversary!   9327 Posts   Joined 14.1 Years Ago  

Posted 03 February 2020 - 11:36 PM

At $500,000 they promise not to make it Epic Exclusive a week before launch!

That they break anyways?



#114575 FissFiss   Meow CAGiversary!   8669 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

Posted 03 February 2020 - 11:43 PM

Platinum Games just put up a Kickstarter to re-release The Wonderful 101 (formerly a Wii-U exclusive title) on modern platforms. Initial goal was $50,000 for Switch version, but there was also a stretch goal of $250,000 for a Steam version. And that goal has just been met.

https://www.gematsu....tarter-campaign

https://www.kickstar...-101-remastered

Douchebags don’t need a kickstarter.

They are part of the reason that platform has gone to utter shit

#114576 Ex~   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1092 Posts   Joined 13.5 Years Ago  

Posted 04 February 2020 - 12:35 AM

Platinum Games just put up a Kickstarter to re-release The Wonderful 101 (formerly a Wii-U exclusive title) on modern platforms.  Initial goal was $50,000 for Switch version, but there was also a stretch goal of $250,000 for a Steam version.  And that goal has just been met.

 

https://www.gematsu....tarter-campaign

 

https://www.kickstar...-101-remastered

Why is developing on PC so much harder for them? If you develop something to run on an ARM device certainly an x86 instruction set can handle whatever you've done on ARM.



#114577 JSweeney   ... CAGiversary!   11402 Posts   Joined 18.2 Years Ago  

JSweeney

Posted 04 February 2020 - 12:40 AM

Well, my wife and her Latina friends all thought the show was "the tits" and were laughing at the pearl-clutching gringos terrified that their daughters might learn it's possible to be a successful businesswomen, artist AND shamelessly work it on the dance floor at age 50.
 

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Now now, this performance would have been "the tits" if it was Dolly Parton and Katy Perry. 
This performance was totally booty. 



#114578 MysterD   40 Year Old Birthday Toaster (Oct. 25th 1980-2020)) CAGiversary!   26916 Posts   Joined 17.7 Years Ago  

Posted 04 February 2020 - 12:45 AM

TechRadar - Rumor: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990x (approx. $4000) is beating a dual-setup of Intel's Xeon Platinum 8280 ($20,000 altogether).

 

Guru 3D - It's expected that Ampere (code-name for NVidia's next GPU line) could have a performance increase of 70-75% over Volta (Titan V).



#114579 hal   Game Hoarder CAGiversary!   5806 Posts   Joined 14.7 Years Ago  

Posted 04 February 2020 - 12:54 AM

So, I don't watch a lot of livestreams but I look at clip reddits and came across this...  Watch the chick in the back...  Relevant to one of the main topics of the thread.

 

https://cdn.livestre...3735c125e23.mp4

Thoroughly disgusted. Eating pizza on the bed is gross.



#114580 Syntax Error   Art School Dropout CAGiversary!   11468 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 04 February 2020 - 01:35 AM

Bad news, Laptop Guy.  We dropped a zero on your minimum desktop budget.
 



#114581 DonaldBlank   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   922 Posts   Joined 8.6 Years Ago  

DonaldBlank

Posted 04 February 2020 - 03:07 AM

Why is developing on PC so much harder for them? If you develop something to run on an ARM device certainly an x86 instruction set can handle whatever you've done on ARM.

tbf, the PC is the cheaper stretch goal than PS4. perhaps is a licensing issue with nintendo



#114582 DD83   'nives 'n 'nades CAGiversary!   9327 Posts   Joined 14.1 Years Ago  

Posted 04 February 2020 - 03:56 AM

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#114583 INMATEofARKHAM   Looking for my padded cell CAGiversary!   6093 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

INMATEofARKHAM

Posted 04 February 2020 - 04:02 AM

I love the way they sold the narrative for the halftime show beforehand,

There's just one thing I hate more than reviewable pass interference and people who whine about the NFL overtime rules and that's the Super Bowl halftime show. If I had it my way it would be the normal 12 minute food and piss break you normally have.

I watched the better part of a DS9 episode via netflix. It was good.

#114584 JSweeney   ... CAGiversary!   11402 Posts   Joined 18.2 Years Ago  

JSweeney

Posted 04 February 2020 - 04:49 AM

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Your culinary scientists were so preoccupied with if they could, they never stopped to ask if they should. 
Also, not exactly doing a ton to dissuade people from the belief that the UK is a culinary black hole, no matter how hard the Great British Baking Show and Gordon Ramsey try to make people believe otherwise. 



#114585 Souffrir   Eternally Training CAG CAGiversary!   5770 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 04 February 2020 - 06:59 AM

Platinum Games just put up a Kickstarter to re-release The Wonderful 101 (formerly a Wii-U exclusive title) on modern platforms. Initial goal was $50,000 for Switch version, but there was also a stretch goal of $250,000 for a Steam version. And that goal has just been met.

https://www.gematsu....tarter-campaign

https://www.kickstar...-101-remastered

Wait, didn’t Platinum just sell their soul to Tencent, why do they need our money? Just ask their Chinese masters to print them some yuan.

#114586 DD83   'nives 'n 'nades CAGiversary!   9327 Posts   Joined 14.1 Years Ago  

Posted 04 February 2020 - 07:19 AM

I watched the better part of a DS9 episode via netflix. It was good.

If you're only going to watch one episode of DS9, make it "S01E10: Move Along Home" "S06E19: In the Pale Moonlight".

 

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#114587 Blade   This is the way CAGiversary!   15345 Posts   Joined 16.3 Years Ago  

Posted 04 February 2020 - 07:47 AM

Honestly wasn't much of a DS9 fan, but that's probably because it wasn't TNG. But I'm enjoying Picard so far. 30 years later and he's still the most altruistic and manliest character on television.



#114588 INMATEofARKHAM   Looking for my padded cell CAGiversary!   6093 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

INMATEofARKHAM

Posted 04 February 2020 - 03:42 PM

If you're only going to watch one episode of DS9, make it "S01E10: Move Along Home" "S06E19: In the Pale Moonlight".
 

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I'm actually watching the series to completion for the first time... I watched the first season or two before joining the military.

It's very good,in some ways superior TNG, and I'm glad I finally have done so. (I got about 7 episodes left.)

#114589 Pickle14  

Pickle14

Posted 04 February 2020 - 04:50 PM

I'm actually watching the series to completion for the first time... I watched the first season or two before joining the military.

It's very good,in some ways superior TNG, and I'm glad I finally have done so. (I got about 7 episodes left.)

The Station setting really allowed for long-term stories and character development compared to other series. I watched through it all myself a couple years ago.

 

On the topic, is Discovery worth watching?



#114590 INMATEofARKHAM   Looking for my padded cell CAGiversary!   6093 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

INMATEofARKHAM

Posted 04 February 2020 - 05:22 PM

On the topic, is Discovery worth watching?

Completely agree that the station setting allowed for a different type of story telling. The more common serial storytelling you see today.

I think that type of storytelling could work in a TNG/OS style of show... You just need to have 4 or 5 episodes connected. Much like a story arch in a comic book.

I have not watched Discovery or Picard. Voyager is next. Never seen it outside of a first season or two.

#114591 DD83   'nives 'n 'nades CAGiversary!   9327 Posts   Joined 14.1 Years Ago  

Posted 04 February 2020 - 06:07 PM

On the topic, is Discovery worth watching?

See my previous post about my taste...

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There's things in it I really didn't like and a couple things I enjoyed.

 

I think S2 is a lot better than S1.

I'd say it feels more like the JJ movies than a ST show, but more focused on one person instead of a crew.

 

Overall, I didn't regret watching it.  I enjoyed enough of it that I might rewatch at some point.  And I usually don't like rewatching modern shows as much as older shows.  I feel the trend of having a dozen episodes all telling one large story is harder to rewatch than nice, bite-sized stories.

 

I haven't looked at Picard yet.  Gonna just wait until the whole season is done.



#114592 Detruire   Would have finished the dark skin first CAGiversary!   5440 Posts   Joined 8.9 Years Ago  

Posted 04 February 2020 - 07:13 PM

If TRUE + TRUE = 2, then TRUE x TRUE = ?

TRUE x TRUE
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#114593 sasquatc4   CAG in Limbo CAGiversary!   1842 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 04 February 2020 - 07:24 PM

meh, use a real language

#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdbool.h>

int main() {
printf("%d\n", true*true);
return 0;
}
 ~  ./a.out                                                                                                                                                                                                               ✔
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#114594 Nothing-   Tomorrow King - Interloper Kai CAGiversary!   9719 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  

Posted 04 February 2020 - 08:04 PM

So are people torrenting Picard or something?  Because I was going to go watch it and then saw it was CBS All-Access only, after the first episode.

 

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Anyhow, I'm halfway through the Orville S2 and actually enjoying it immensely.  Even though I can see that it would be quite polarizing to the entire Star Trek/TNG fanbase. 



#114595 Syntax Error   Art School Dropout CAGiversary!   11468 Posts   Joined 9.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 04 February 2020 - 08:48 PM

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I'll get on it.



#114596 Souffrir   Eternally Training CAG CAGiversary!   5770 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 04 February 2020 - 09:55 PM

The Station setting really allowed for long-term stories and character development compared to other series. I watched through it all myself a couple years ago.

On the topic, is Discovery worth watching?

I really don’t think the setting had anything to do with the more involved overarching stories, the writers had clearly been trying to go that direction since the second or third season of TNG and the new series just allowed them to take that a step further.

I have not watched Discovery or Picard. Voyager is next. Never seen it outside of a first season or two.


Good luck. I’m not a big Star Trek fan, but I’ve watched all the pre-Discovery stuff and Voyager is a big step down from TNG and DS9. And let me give you some friendly advice: skip Enterprise. It’s barely acknowledged in any later material, adds nothing interesting to the lore, and is easily one of the worst TV shows I’ve forced myself to sit through. And I watch a LOT of really shitty TV.

So are people torrenting Picard or something? Because I was going to go watch it and then saw it was CBS All-Access only, after the first episode.

Nah, I’m just waiting until I’m in SE Asia later this year. When I was there back in 2018, Discovery was on Netflix, and I imagine CBS will keep that relationship going in the region rather than trying to go international.

Probably not much help to anyone else, though.

#114597 BrownDerby   🐟 CAGiversary!   745 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

BrownDerby

Posted 04 February 2020 - 10:02 PM

Garou: Mark of the Wolves is $4.99 (-50%) on Fanatical, which it's been before lots of times, but now it's the Code Mystics version with good netcode and not the DotEmu one



#114598 Neuro5i5   pʎslǝxıɔ CAGiversary!   10610 Posts   Joined 8.9 Years Ago  

Posted 04 February 2020 - 10:41 PM

I’m not a big Star Trek fan, but I’ve watched all the pre-Discovery stuff and Voyager is a big step down from TNG and DS9.

Ahem...Voyager was probably right up there with TNG for me. I would say there are more episodes of Voyager that I like than TNG, but TNG did have better story arcs. Voyager was like Gilligan's Island (which I enjoyed)...in space. And yes, I like TOS as well. 
 
As for Enterprise, it had some decent stories, but I thought the casting was flawed which made the characters seem more like caricatures.



#114599 MysterD   40 Year Old Birthday Toaster (Oct. 25th 1980-2020)) CAGiversary!   26916 Posts   Joined 17.7 Years Ago  

Posted 04 February 2020 - 11:04 PM

All this Star Trek talk...

 

...So, what are some good Star Trek video games, in PC gaming history?



#114600 Souffrir   Eternally Training CAG CAGiversary!   5770 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 04 February 2020 - 11:49 PM

All this Star Trek talk...

...So, what are some good Star Trek video games, in PC gaming history?


Star Trek (1971)





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