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  • Bethesda Suing Warner Bros. Interactive & Behaviour Interactive Over Westworld Game - MMORPG.com Ne

    Aeander said:
    Torval said:
    Aeander said:
    If true, shame on WB. The whole thing is kind of ironic though, considering that Bethesda's 1st party games have sold solely off of the work and code of others (modders) for years now.
    No. In the software world there is a huge difference. It's not even considered in the same realm. WB and its partner used code directly from Bethesda without permission. On the other hand Bethesda markets to a gaming community that likes to mod games. Making the comparison is false and misrepresents what is happening. This isn't even akin to open source applications receiving code commits from non-team members.

    One is using code in their core app and the other is allowing modifications of ancillary files but not modifying the core code base. Software licensing, what you can attach, and what you can't, and how is covered in the license.
    It was a joke, not an allegation. No need to get into legalese. 
    You should use joke tags. How would I know you were making a joke and not discussing the topic?
    AeanderSovrathNeonSaruStoneRosespythiAlomarAalamrBorlucinfomatz
  • Bethesda Suing Warner Bros. Interactive & Behaviour Interactive Over Westworld Game - MMORPG.com Ne

    Aeander said:
    If true, shame on WB. The whole thing is kind of ironic though, considering that Bethesda's 1st party games have sold solely off of the work and code of others (modders) for years now.
    No. In the software world there is a huge difference. It's not even considered in the same realm. WB and its partner used code directly from Bethesda without permission. On the other hand Bethesda markets to a gaming community that likes to mod games. Making the comparison is false and misrepresents what is happening. This isn't even akin to open source applications receiving code commits from non-team members.

    One is using code in their core app and the other is allowing modifications of ancillary files but not modifying the core code base. Software licensing, what you can attach, and what you can't, and how is covered in the license.
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  • It's Not a Perfect Game, But It's a Lot of Fun - Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor Martyr Review - MMORPG.co

    Aeander said:
    cmacq said:
    I find it interesting that so many people's comments reflect on the price and they'll buy it when it gets cheaper. I just don't get that. The game has issues but it's a lot of fun in a lot of ways if you like ARPGs and the WK40 universe. Gaming is by far the cheapest form of entertainment in my life so what's another $20? That's not even a round of drinks in most places. There are so few games of this type out there that personally I feel I want to support them. I bought the game in early access way back when at full price and was happy to do it. FYI I played Van Helsing so have some familiarity with Neocore. I think they're in it for the long haul and the game will continue to improve. In the meantime I'm having a lot of fun with it. D3 is in maintenance mode, I don't care for POE, and I'm kind of burnt out on Grim Dawn. This one is now my goto ARPG.
    I think price is a relevant topic here. This is currently the most expensive game in its genre by a wide margin. That's a tough sell, because the vast majority of ARPG's are not worth $50 at all, either because of low production values, low content value, or both. This one might be, but the only way to know that is to purchase it. See the Catch 22?
    It's not even the most expensive game in the genre. If you mean it can't be played then yes, but most expensive? Hell no!

    Path of Exile is the most expensive if you want a full game experience. It costs hundreds of dollars and is an endless revenue sink. Grim Dawn is $58 for the game plus DLC. Victor Vran is close at $51. You can pick up TQ and the DLC for $40 which is $5 cheaper. You can pick up D3 with DLC for $45 as well.

    It's not overpriced compared to the rest of the genre offerings and is in at least as good condition as Grim Dawn or Victor Vran on release, or other indie titles.

    I get people wanting to wait for polish, and feature love. I don't get people being cheap and unwilling to play or choosing a mediocre experience in a F2P whale driven cash shop game.
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  • J.J. Abrams' Film Studio Forms Games Division in Partnership with Tencent & Warner Bros. - MMORPG.c

    Great, so now Abrams can ruin video game versions of the cherished intellectual properties he's already ruined for me on the big screen.
    He's the best thing that happened to Star Trek movies ever.
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  • What is beyond volta 11xx nvidia? 12xx of course, but what is it?

    We're at this weird point where 1080 and 1440 doesn't need the highest end video cards anymore. Soon integrated graphics will tackle that. 4K is a few years away, or at least until 4K monitors are $300 - $500 for 144hz gsync IPS or better panels. Right now a good 4K panel that about meets those requirements is $2K.

    I'm gaming at 1080/60hz now with a nice ASUS 29" IPS monitor. My next upgrade will be to 1440/144hz. For me increased power is less interesting than size and power reductions. 4K is too expensive overall - expensive bandwidth, expensive storage, expensive to produce, expensive to render, and for what? A small increase in texture fidelity? For me 1440 at a higher refresh and higher quality panel is a better experience so more powerful features aren't as attractive anymore.

    I'm looking for smaller, lighter, and less power consumption for the same or slightly better performance. My next desktop build is centered around PC power in a console form factor. That means mITX and ideally integrated graphics with the power of 12xx or Zen. I want to do that without creating a space heater as a side effect.

    So Ray Tracing and fancy features or huge power bumps aren't going to grab my attention as much as shrinking the size and power rating.
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