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kano

I am now an official member of the Tinitus club, and It sucks. I have trouble sleeping on that side, because I hear faint "ringing" in the ear. Lower the volume before this happens to you too.
Mar 20 2018 12:09 PM
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    Sotha
    I also have three small kids, and sometimes when they play too loudly indoors, I seek silence with industrial earmuffs. Good purchase, even though the wife disapproves, for some bizarre reason... =D
    Mar 22 2018 06:00 AM
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    chakkman
    Oh yeah, cinemas... last time i went there, they turned the bass up to max, so it was BOOM BOOM BOOOOM!!! the whole time. Guess people need loud signals these days, otherwise they don't sense anything.
    Mar 22 2018 10:07 AM
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    Bienie
    I've had tinnitus for about 5 years now. I also got mine from a concert where I was dumb and didn't bring my earplugs. Shitty band too, such a waste. Anyway I was also freaking out about it in the beginning, but I took solace in the fact that it wasn't affecting my ability to hear, and even very low sound makes it inaudible. Now I never notice it, unless I have a bad cold with a stuffy nose which makes it a bit louder, but a mild annoyance at most.
    Mar 22 2018 12:15 PM
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Aosys

I guess it's a good sign when you manage to freak yourself out while testing your horror WIP at 2 in the morning...
Mar 19 2018 02:16 PM
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    Bikerdude
    LOL
    Mar 19 2018 03:10 PM
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    grayman
    Always a good sign.
    Mar 19 2018 08:39 PM
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    Sotha
    Definitely a good sign!
    Mar 20 2018 01:25 AM
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Sotha

Just completed Subnautica. Highly recommended I liked nearly everything about it. Well, the end-game resource gathering was perhaps a bit of a chore, but always diving deeper the first time, not knowing what awaits down there, was a big scare. Lovely piece of art.
Mar 17 2018 02:39 PM
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    demagogue
    The sense of mystery, and each stage outdoing itself, was great. I also spent a great amount of time making the perfect base ... so much so I should get back to the actual game at some point.
    Mar 19 2018 03:43 AM
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teh_saccade

There's been an addendum to a contract that says I can't spend time messing with DR and TDM until RoW release on another project, as "it's distracting me". So... Thanks for all the fun and games, but it's important to keep this as I need it on my CV. (fku pariah, you grass).
Mar 17 2018 09:34 AM
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    grayman
    Good luck with your project.
    Mar 17 2018 11:29 AM
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    AluminumHaste
    Good luck man, hope to see you back here when you're done!
    Mar 17 2018 01:37 PM
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    OrbWeaver
    Who is this employer who has the right to monitor and control your personal life? If they decide that spending time with your wife is "distracting" you, can they forbid that too?
    Mar 19 2018 08:58 AM
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    nbohr1more
    I'd play that... Too bad nobody uses double-sided DVD's or you could have both games on one disk. XD
    Mar 13 2018 09:51 PM
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    Bienie
    Hilarious! nice find
    Mar 14 2018 05:16 PM
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    stumpy
    tdm based off E WooD
    Mar 14 2018 10:59 PM
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OrbWeaver

Impressed to see that TDM works well on the open-source radeon driver in Linux. A little bit stuttery and I only tried the training mission, but still.
Mar 12 2018 05:01 AM
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    OrbWeaver
    Sapphire R9 290 from 2014 or thereabouts. I woudn't touch nVidia on Linux for the same reason as kano. I want to support vendors who support open source.
    Mar 13 2018 06:11 AM
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    Bikerdude
    a R290's not to shabby, hope it has a custom cooler on it though, as they get a bit toasty.
    Mar 13 2018 02:34 PM
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    OrbWeaver
    Yeah it's got three big fans, not the horrible whiny single fan that some stock cards have. It makes a pleasant whooshing sound when heavily loaded.
    Mar 14 2018 05:56 AM
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Melan

Not really TDM-related, but I have just released a RPG fanzine: http://beyondfomalhaut.blogspot.hu/2018/03/zine-echoes-from-fomalhaut-01-now.html
Mar 10 2018 03:49 PM
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    Melan
    Sotha: fanzines are actually a very old thing, they have just experienced a revival lately.

    I think I do have an audience of sorts who like my stuff, although I have been fairly inactive on the RPG scene in the last few years. We'll see!
    Mar 11 2018 02:40 PM
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    kingsal
    Congrats Melan! I'm definitely going to check this out.
    Mar 12 2018 01:06 PM
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    Melan
    Thanks!
    Mar 13 2018 05:29 PM
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    kano
    They'll probably come up with a tax on violent video games. The next one you buy will cost an extra $5 or so.
    Mar 09 2018 11:05 AM
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demagogue → New Horizon

Happy birthday! You (and Komag) are the same age as me, which I guess doesn't mean too much but it's kind of cool. Cheers!
Mar 09 2018 04:17 AM
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    New Horizon
    Thanks! :) Yeah, that is cool.
    Mar 09 2018 08:29 AM
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kano

A Dark Mod deathmatch mission would be interesting. Imagine it, you're dropped into an arena and you can spawn different characters via pressing buttons on the wall. They fight each other (and you) There were missions like this for Thief 1 and 2...
Mar 06 2018 08:11 PM
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    Epifire
    Honestly this would be a good standalone project on something like UE4. D3 had limited network support but wasn't great even in it's heyday.
    Mar 11 2018 12:23 AM
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    Epifire
    Two important things to note are...

    A: No need to code extensive NPC stealth interaction since it would be purely player based.

    B: Project (light based) stealth could try and harness strict visibility based stealth. Since players will require clear line of sight, "fake darkness" really would have no place there. You really would need straight black in the darkest corners.
    Mar 11 2018 12:29 AM
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    ERH+
    Almost done with arena map. thieves are on player side; mages, pagans and moors on elemental team - so you have 4 sides: monster, townsfolk, thieves, exotic. It crashes sometimes when you have about 20 creatures, but I guess there must be such price.
    Mar 11 2018 10:01 AM
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Petike the Taffer

An awful, shameful political crisis in my country. Things have come to a head. However, I hope all these massive revelations will provoke change. The people finally seem encouraged to make a difference. Hopefully, they will. Whenever I won't be foaming at the mouth over the whole sorry situation, I'll keep working on my TDM projects.
Mar 06 2018 07:55 AM
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    Anderson
    Slovakia, investigative journalist killed with his girlfriend for inquiring into political corruption.
    Mar 09 2018 06:51 AM
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    Melan
    And apparently by the Calabrian Ndrangheta itself?
    Mar 10 2018 03:48 PM
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    Petike the Taffer
    Melan: Yeah, it's become abundantly clear that the whole government has some mafia ties. Appaling stuff. All the more that they're refusing to leave and allow for early elections ! Ridiculous.
    Mar 15 2018 12:52 PM
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teh_saccade

Goodbye standard mobile browsers and VLC. Hello Firefox Focus: https://wikileaks.org/ciav7p1/cms/page_20251107.html
Mar 05 2018 08:24 PM
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    nbohr1more
    Heh. The keep saying that site is filled with lies. Then you stop listening and read for yourself. Maybe Aaron Swartz did not die in vain...
    Mar 05 2018 11:15 PM
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    Bikerdude
    The list show mostly portable apps, all the apps are v1.0 (the dll insecurity will have been removed by now) and I am only using one of those apps (notepad++) and it, like a lot of apps I have gets blocked by Windows Firewall Control.
    Mar 06 2018 05:46 PM
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freyk

for inspiration: digitalized medival book can be read here: http://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/en/bpd/index.html
Mar 04 2018 06:34 AM
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    teh_saccade
    Gotta save the NRA and 4th ammendment somehow. Smart move, distracting and blaming the issue on something that's not real and a dead horse. No matter what people think of Trump, you gotta hand it to the guy that he's a master social and media mechanic and manipulator.
    Mar 03 2018 05:27 PM
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    Xarg
    Now let's watch the people who've spent the last decade blaming games suddenly reverse course and defend games because TDS is in full swing, and #resist'ing means denying your own talking points.
    Mar 03 2018 10:59 PM
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    OrbWeaver
    Xarg hits the bullseye. Watching retards like Anita Sarkeesian suddenly about-face and start defending video games because Trump says they're bad must be one of the best things I've seen this year.
    Mar 06 2018 10:02 AM
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    teh_saccade
    Guess not...
    https://forums.cdprojektred.com/forum/en/cyberpunk/cyberpunk-2077-discussion/9812441-perturbator-just-hinted-that-he-is-working-with-cyberpunk-2077-soundtrack
    Feb 27 2018 10:54 AM
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    freyk
    Tdm community has their own cyverpunk project. ;)
    Feb 27 2018 12:06 PM
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    stumpy
    be funny if it doesn't come out till 2077.
    Feb 28 2018 09:05 AM