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Because net neutrality has literally nothing to do with investment and predictions. Improving the networks requires the same money whether net neutrality is present or not. Investment incentive is also non-existent in the US. These giants are only out to make money, not spend it giving neighborhoods better connection services.What makes people think Net Neutrality means more providers and better speeds. Everyone always paints the rosiest future for Net Neutrality and the worst for the other side. Maybe Net Neutrality means slow speeds because there is no incentive to make it faster and less providers because there is no cash for providing something better.
AAA just means they have a good budget. Art is still subjective.OG_Zorvan said:If TERA and BDO are examples of modern "AAA" games, then this genre is indeed fucked beyond repair. Being the shiniest turds in the bowl doesn't make them "AAA", it just makes them shiny turds.DMKano said:OG_Zorvan said:I consider neither Bluehole nor Kakao to be "AAA", so no.
Well people can say - "I don't consider the Sun to be a star" - but they'd be wrong.
Just because you don't consider them to be AAA - doesn't change the fact that they ARE AAA studios - Both TERA and BDO are AAA games.
Nothing against you man. but if the servers were packed it would have never shut down to begin with.delete5230 said:postlarval said:YES!!! Bring it back.
I'll start playing it...
...until I realize all the same problems are there that caused me to stop playing the first time.
Nostalgia glasses are a very powerful tool, indeed.
You will over look that when you see the servers packed solid
I don't know, why don't you ask one of the hundreds of users on MMORPG.com here from socialist countries and find out? Average speeds in the US availability is 100-200mb/s where they are looking at 100gb/s fiber.Yes because socialist countries are hot beds of innovation.SomethingUnusual said:Because net neutrality has literally nothing to do with investment and predictions. Improving the networks requires the same money whether net neutrality is present or not. Investment incentive is also non-existent in the US. These giants are only out to make money, not spend it giving neighborhoods better connection services.What makes people think Net Neutrality means more providers and better speeds. Everyone always paints the rosiest future for Net Neutrality and the worst for the other side. Maybe Net Neutrality means slow speeds because there is no incentive to make it faster and less providers because there is no cash for providing something better.
The telecomms would just love net neutrality to go away, they can maximize profit without spending a dime on infrastructure investment. And that's all this garbage is that the chairman is pushing through. With net neutrality in place, the telecomms have been trying to skate by wireless investment -- which is still an unstable technology -- where they can do this practice of throttling and service funneling that should also be regulated. In most of the US, cell service still sucks, they still do the unethical service charges, and have barely spent anything other than signal boosting existing towers.
This doesn't benefit the people, and severely harms small business and startups. In a digital age, there is no Main St. The only street is the internet, and if an ISP can block or slow your storefront it's the equivalent of throwing a brick through a window of a downtown store. No one will shop there until the money is spent repairing the window and clearing dangers.
It's purely corporate controlled fascism. Where stockholders and CEO's are the dictators.
Net neutrality needs to remain, and broaden to include wireless.
But, the internet as we know it is out for the count. Remember all those free wifi hotspots everywhere? Gone next year under the proposed and likely pushed agenda.
Local libraries can even be devastated -- having to pay huge amounts to maintain services with local ISP's-- and only one example. That's your tax dollars. So this will cost us in another way. Municipality expense to these hacks.
Haha. What are “time shits”? I must know!
How's it going? Independent voter here... And usually libertarian leaning (I believe in a free market too)... Though I would be considered progressive/green in political compass."Hello government....tell me how I am suppose to feel and give me my allowance for the day." -a typical Democrat.Tiller said:Well I guess we will find out once the FDA is defended and regulations are backed down.zymurgeist said:MadFrenchie said:The government hate bandwagon has been the longest running hate bandwagon in the world.SedrynTyros said:Exactly. I'm continually amazed by such ridiculous rhetoric.Tiller said:So I'm guessing you will be the first to speak with your wallet, go off grid, throw out your cell phone, put up hippy solar panels for power and go down to the nice clean river and dredge up some unprotected water for drinking?Asm0deus said:Your "corporate will save us from govment" kool aid must taste even better.SedrynTyros said:It's remarkable that any human being could have such a narrow view of a situation like this. "Government is bad" is just some stupid trope that's been pushed on you relentlessly for decades. There are some things that government is good for. It's too bad that so many folks like you don't realize that yet.All the doomsayers here clutching to government's boots is funny. The government can not run or regulate anything successfully. You all can have faith in them I will not. Less government the better.
Your government Kool-Aid must taste great.
Corporations and governments only serve one thing and that is themselves. If either can get away with it they will screw you for money and power. It is the people that actually have to do something about it. Media, if we had one that worked, to get information out. People to actually speak with their wallets.
The world works the way it does not the way people wish it would, and the way it works is government officials are elected, corporate executives are not.
With good reason. When was the last time a bakery killed 20 million of it's own customers?
How's that good clean government water working out for the people of Flint Michigan?
Screw solar power I have a generator.
Threw out my cell phone years ago.
Corporate executives are hired and get fired if they don't perform unlike most of those union bureaucrats and elected fossils in Washington.
Really keep throwing those dead pigeons up there, they can't fly.
"Who is the government to tell me I have to keep rat pubes out of the muffins I bake?" -a republican baker