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So John Carmack is the retro PC Idol huh?

 
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 8:51 pm    Post subject: So John Carmack is the retro PC Idol huh? Reply with quote


Gabe has stolen his throne (and doubled the size a few times) huh? You know a problem they share in common? Can't ship a fucking game.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lord British is better. Dude went to space!
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 5:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Who?
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 2:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

UghRochester wrote:
Who?

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Get. Out.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 2:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Longo_2_guns wrote:
UghRochester wrote:
Who?

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Get. Out.

That was my impression of you.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 2:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You should work on your impressions in your time spent OUT!
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 2:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hes definitely not any idol of mine. Doom 3 BFG Edition sucked and had lower resolution textures on the PC than the original. Rage was a letdown.....In fact a lot of Carmacks newer games are a letdown for me.

*sigh* Fewer good developers I can look up to these days.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 5:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

UghRochester wrote:
Who?


The guy responsible for FPS gaming. I'm sure without him, there'll be no Half-Life, Halo, etc.

Next you'll say you don't know who Al Lowe, Roberta Williams, Will Wright, Sid Meiers are.
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 5:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Im like a needy girlfriend when it comes to game developers. You have to continue to provide amazing games or I will divorce your ass and stop giving you praise.

If a game holds up over time I tend to have a lot of respect(I replay HalfLife series once a year). I don't really give credit to wolfenstein or doom or any of the games that created the genre for half lifes success.

I know its a almost impossibly tall order from the consumer Laughing
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 11:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

cyberjim2000 wrote:
UghRochester wrote:
Who?


The guy responsible for FPS gaming. I'm sure without him, there'll be no Half-Life, Halo, etc.

Next you'll say you don't know who Al Lowe, Roberta Williams, Will Wright, Sid Meiers are.

You didn't read my previous post, did you? Wink I acted like Longo does whenever someone comes back and ask if anyone remembers him/her. Longo always says, "Who?"
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2013 12:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You have no proof of that that would hold up in a court of law.

Sourdeez wrote:
Im like a needy girlfriend when it comes to game developers. You have to continue to provide amazing games or I will divorce your ass and stop giving you praise.

If a game holds up over time I tend to have a lot of respect(I replay HalfLife series once a year). I don't really give credit to wolfenstein or doom or any of the games that created the genre for half lifes success.

Which is why he's a representative for Classic Gaming. Not modern gaming.

Also, have you played Doom lately? It still holds up.
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