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Forum: Off topic 2017-09-05, 21:09
Replies: 11
Views: 2,362
Posted By Darkflame
Bee Movie was much better then I expected, so I...

Bee Movie was much better then I expected, so I am down with that.

Film was looking forward to just about all marvel films. Not that they have all been great, but they have had a surprising...
Forum: Off topic 2017-09-03, 13:15
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Indeed. But apparently they are getting better on...

Indeed. But apparently they are getting better on that front at least.

For the moment though Id expect we will have more luck with biologically induced hibernation. It wont get you across the...
Forum: Off topic 2017-09-02, 23:14
Replies: 11
Views: 2,362
Posted By Darkflame
What you looking forward too?

On a lighter note, what are people looking forward too?

Films,games,books, life...anything!
Forum: Off topic 2017-09-02, 23:12
Replies: 2
Views: 1,083
Posted By Darkflame
Post Darkflames musings on a universal ethical principle.

Ok, a bit weird, but what follows is random ramblings on my attempt to find a universal ethical principle.

Been thinking about this stuff a long time, kinda needed to finally get it down.
(This...
Forum: Off topic 2017-09-02, 21:05
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Yeah,its no masterpiece but its different....

Yeah,its no masterpiece but its different. Weirdly its different by being more comic-booky rather then less. Unique "feel"

As for Darkmater/killjoys I havnt even seen the last seasons. I enjoyed...
Forum: Off topic 2017-09-02, 16:55
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
14-Oct-2017 21:00 Dirk Gently's Holistic...

14-Oct-2017 21:00 Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency 02x01 TBA
--
Dark Matter - canceled :(
KillJoys - Renewed

Rather the other way around.
--
Stuff ended:

The Defenders - Netflex...
Forum: Off topic 2017-08-28, 14:58
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Well, they need to learn how to freeze/unfreeze...

Well, they need to learn how to freeze/unfreeze without damage and cure whatever the original problem was and raise the dead :P
Alternatively, some brave soul needs freeze themselves while alive.
Forum: Off topic 2017-08-24, 19:02
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Well, theres people been frozen for that...

Well, theres people been frozen for that intention before. Hard to judge anything till someone sorts out the waking up part :P
Forum: Off topic 2017-08-24, 10:36
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Pretty sure this has been done before :-/ Maybe...

Pretty sure this has been done before :-/
Maybe its a new method or something.
--
Anyway, a little more mundane, but still cool:...
Forum: Off topic 2017-08-19, 03:47
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
AI beats humans at DOTA2: ...

AI beats humans at DOTA2:
https://blog.openai.com/dota-2/
Forum: Off topic 2017-08-15, 16:55
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
No clue. Stranger Things season 2 is October...

No clue.
Stranger Things season 2 is October though.
Forum: The Relentless Movie project 2017-08-15, 03:00
Replies: 3
Views: 10,928
Posted By Darkflame
Pretty much :D :D Seriously, financial...

Pretty much :D :D
Seriously, financial stability aside, I would actually be quite scared of managing a real project people got paid for.
Forum: Off topic 2017-08-08, 01:17
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
https://forum.magicball.net/attachment.php?attachm...

https://forum.magicball.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=10102&stc=1&d=1502144658
https://ourworldindata.org/a-history-of-global-living-conditions-in-5-charts/
Forum: General 2017-08-08, 01:02
Replies: 16
Views: 7,532
Posted By Darkflame
Thinking about it, while I certainly wouldn't...

Thinking about it, while I certainly wouldn't want the swearing anywhere near lba, I could picture LBA3 as a BG&E2 module/add-on/dlc thing.
BG&E2 has multiple planets in a large seamless world -...
Forum: Off topic 2017-07-25, 15:54
Replies: 4
Views: 1,267
Posted By Darkflame
I dont know the game in question, but I think its...

I dont know the game in question, but I think its so weird these games are still sold.
http://www.4mation.co.uk/cat/granny.html
Forum: Off topic 2017-07-21, 15:32
Replies: 14
Views: 2,556
Posted By Darkflame
Avoided this thread as I didnt want spoilers. ...

Avoided this thread as I didnt want spoilers.
Been slowly playing over the game, savoring it all.

* Love the sense of freedom. Go anywhere. Climb everywhere. The game is constant "whats that over...
Forum: General 2017-07-21, 15:18
Replies: 16
Views: 7,532
Posted By Darkflame
Well, its always been clear he wants to make it,...

Well, its always been clear he wants to make it, the question is resources/budget/time etc.

Interesting to hear he wants it all linked. But its not too surprising either. If you got a world in...
Forum: Fan Art 2017-07-11, 13:37
Replies: 35
Views: 5,306
Posted By Darkflame
Nicely done.

Nicely done.
Forum: Off topic 2017-07-03, 00:28
Replies: 15
Views: 1,472
Posted By Darkflame
BG&E had a disappointingly simplistic plot, but...

BG&E had a disappointingly simplistic plot, but its style/atmosphere/world and diversity of gameplay made up for it.
Forum: Off topic 2017-07-03, 00:26
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
yeah I heard :) :) Smart move. Its surely more...

yeah I heard :) :)
Smart move. Its surely more valuable to have stuff you own "complete".
Forum: Off topic 2017-07-01, 00:27
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Indeed. He is probably wildly optimistic with...

Indeed.
He is probably wildly optimistic with the scale of his plan, but given how successful his company has been at making stuff reusable it seems likely he will at least get some people on mars -...
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-30, 13:02
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Musks plan to get our species to mars; ...

Musks plan to get our species to mars;
http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/pdf/10.1089/space.2017.29009.emu
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-30, 12:57
Replies: 26
Views: 2,729
Posted By Darkflame
Majoras Mask is indeed closest to groundhog day....

Majoras Mask is indeed closest to groundhog day. Or "groundhog long weekend" anyway.
While the game has many other aspects, messing with peoples daily routine is the most fun.
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-28, 21:20
Replies: 26
Views: 2,729
Posted By Darkflame
Actually, just this list o interesting looking...

Actually, just this list o interesting looking games:
https://www.gamespot.com/articles/e3-2017-11-cool-games-you-might-have-missed/1100-6451017/
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-28, 21:19
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Continuum got quite complex so I appreciate its...

Continuum got quite complex so I appreciate its not easy to jump back in. But yeah, the ending worked for me. Everything made sense based on what was established.
Forum: General 2017-06-26, 01:40
Replies: 7
Views: 1,552
Posted By Darkflame
impressive!

impressive!
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-25, 13:44
Replies: 15
Views: 1,472
Posted By Darkflame
1. The pig is not Pey'j - this game is a prequal,...

1. The pig is not Pey'j - this game is a prequal, I think they even stated it was set about 100 years earlier.
2. The speculation is thus thats not Jade, but maybe her mother.
3. Absolutely agreed...
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-25, 11:48
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
nothing? :P Shows I think ended on satisfying...

nothing? :P
Shows I think ended on satisfying notes after long ongoing plots: Farscape, Continuum, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Babylon 5(well, the main plot ended a season early as they thought they...
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-25, 11:26
Replies: 26
Views: 2,729
Posted By Darkflame
A Way Out did look good indeed. Its not often you...

A Way Out did look good indeed. Its not often you get co-op games that really use the second player well (ie, not just for combat).

This sounds interesting/weird:...
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-25, 11:08
Replies: 15
Views: 1,472
Posted By Darkflame
I think its a little early to be too negative. We...

I think its a little early to be too negative. We know nothing of the story or characters, other then that monkey.
Its the same creator in charge, and the example of delivering a pizza to a massive...
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-25, 10:55
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,526
Posted By Darkflame
Thanks a bunch for the recommendations. Both...

Thanks a bunch for the recommendations. Both sound pretty darn interesting. Just wish I had more time...so many good games!

Reminds me of the Defiance game, which originally was supposed to run...
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-24, 15:50
Replies: 15
Views: 1,472
Posted By Darkflame
Demo of the engine: ...

Demo of the engine:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJwGqozEwO0

Very worth watching. Still not much info on gameplay, but awesome looking Elite/NoMansSky style engine.
Might not end up a good...
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-17, 01:18
Replies: 26
Views: 2,729
Posted By Darkflame
Okami is great. Played the Wii version and really...

Okami is great. Played the Wii version and really enjoyed it.
Only crit is it starts of Zelda-ish but goes a ot more combat based in the second half.
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-15, 16:27
Replies: 26
Views: 2,729
Posted By Darkflame
Living a gen or two behind lets you pick up the...

Living a gen or two behind lets you pick up the best-of-era stuff cheap, so you can skip the rubbish.
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-14, 14:18
Replies: 26
Views: 2,729
Posted By Darkflame
Also for 3ds is a expanded port of Superstar...

Also for 3ds is a expanded port of Superstar Saga. Fantastic game for those that have not played it.
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-13, 19:14
Replies: 26
Views: 2,729
Posted By Darkflame
Nintendo announcements: * Metroid Prime 4 :)...

Nintendo announcements:

* Metroid Prime 4 :) :) :) :) :)
* Xenoblade Chronicles X 2 (this year) :) :)
* "core rpg pokemon for switch"
* new kirby for switch
* new yoshi for switch
* new...
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-13, 17:19
Replies: 26
Views: 2,729
Posted By Darkflame
E3 2017

2016: https://forum.magicball.net/showthread.php?t=17951&highlight=2016


So....anything interesting aside from BG&E2ish existing?

I thought the ps4 spider-man looked good:...
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-13, 17:16
Replies: 15
Views: 1,472
Posted By Darkflame
Could be a good game, but indeed doesnt sound...

Could be a good game, but indeed doesnt sound anything like the first.
Also: still no gameplay footage
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-11, 17:05
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Out of interest what shows do people think ended...

Out of interest what shows do people think ended well?
That is, tied up all they needed too.
Forum: Fan Games 2017-06-07, 03:05
Replies: 147
Views: 31,082
Posted By Darkflame
I worked out once some locations could have very...

I worked out once some locations could have very brief sunsets, but I dont have the details to hand.
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-07, 02:53
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Well, there's two categories of issues at play I...

Well, there's two categories of issues at play I think, both which lead to unsatisfying endings.
Now you described Leftovers - thats not like Losts ending, but it IS like BattleStarGalaticas. Or it...
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-06, 01:58
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
ok, thats some time I can spend on other tv then...

ok, thats some time I can spend on other tv then :D

*looks at his IMDB page*
I think Tomorrowlands the only thing there I enjoyed.
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-04, 02:19
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Also, more importantly; ...

Also, more importantly;
http://www.space.com/37072-spacex-first-used-dragon-launch.html

tldr; A previously used spacecraft - or a significant part of it anyway - has been used successfully to...
Forum: Off topic 2017-06-04, 02:17
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Creepy time http://fotogenerator.npocloud.nl/ ...

Creepy time
http://fotogenerator.npocloud.nl/

Draw a face and it tries to make it like a painting using a nureal net.
Comes out pretty disturbing most of the time.
Forum: Fan Games 2017-06-04, 02:15
Replies: 65
Views: 14,759
Posted By Darkflame
Wow. Really cool work. Doubly so to do your own...

Wow. Really cool work. Doubly so to do your own engine.
So much work to get even the basics.



A long time ago I puzzled this, and decided Blimps of some sort.
Airplanes didnt quite seem to...
Forum: General 2017-06-02, 16:44
Replies: 10
Views: 1,762
Posted By Darkflame
Released on birthday = best game ever. Your...

Released on birthday = best game ever.
Your logic seems airtight to me :D
Forum: Fan Maps 2017-06-02, 16:39
Replies: 7
Views: 9,401
Posted By Darkflame
Nice :D

Nice :D
Forum: Member Announcements 2017-05-31, 22:42
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By Darkflame
Salutations, greetings and welcome!

Salutations, greetings and welcome!
Forum: General 2017-05-31, 22:34
Replies: 10
Views: 1,762
Posted By Darkflame
wow.

wow.
Forum: Off topic 2017-05-31, 03:46
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
There were elements of the hollywood film I...

There were elements of the hollywood film I liked. The music, the earth being destroyed, magrathea sequence, the infinity improbability drive.
It wasn't the complete disaster its often labeled as...
Forum: Off topic 2017-05-29, 00:56
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
MS3TK - S11 Never saw the original, but seen a...

MS3TK - S11 Never saw the original, but seen a lot of webshows taking inspiration. Take a old crappy film, get a few people to riff over it - framing the whole exercise itself in chessy sci-set with...
Forum: Off topic 2017-05-19, 20:00
Replies: 272
Views: 28,186
Posted By Darkflame
Thomas Wrobel is not seen eating narwhals. -- ...

Thomas Wrobel is not seen eating narwhals.
--
Flummoxed
Forum: The Relentless Movie project 2017-05-19, 19:47
Replies: 3
Views: 10,928
Posted By Darkflame
Indefinite hold till I win the lottery. :P ...

Indefinite hold till I win the lottery. :P

Everything is open source mind, and I did attempt once to (sort of) do it a different way.
https://forum.magicball.net/showthread.php?t=16171
Not...
Forum: Off topic 2017-05-12, 22:29
Replies: 33
Views: 3,476
Posted By Darkflame
Just annoying. Still, its insane what you can...

Just annoying.
Still, its insane what you can get hardware wise for 80ish euros these days even if it is filled with rubbish.
Forum: General 2017-05-11, 14:04
Replies: 18
Views: 2,293
Posted By Darkflame
Re-coded the title sequence in LBA1 to make the...

Re-coded the title sequence in LBA1 to make the intro to my Swede.
It was easier to do that then fake it.
Forum: Off topic 2017-05-11, 14:02
Replies: 33
Views: 3,476
Posted By Darkflame
Oh, I know. But my new phone came with a...

Oh, I know.
But my new phone came with a micro-transaction based emoji keyboard I couldn't uninstall...what was I supposed to do? :p
Forum: Off topic 2017-05-10, 16:55
Replies: 33
Views: 3,476
Posted By Darkflame
Congratulations! x 2 :) Haven't been able to...

Congratulations! x 2 :)

Haven't been able to play it recently because I messed up my phone rooting it :P
(need a bigger SD card to load a new OS on....I forgot that it needs room on the card to...
Forum: Off topic 2017-05-06, 13:36
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
And now just something that looks fun; ...

And now just something that looks fun;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMWh4W1C2PM
Forum: Off topic 2017-05-06, 01:25
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Yes, a lot is coming at once Also; ...

Yes, a lot is coming at once
Also;
https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/niac/2017_Phase_I_Phase_II/Mach_Effects_for_In_Space_Propulsion_Interstellar_Mission

And lets not forget this...
Forum: Off topic 2017-05-03, 01:11
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Cool stuff. But it is important to note this...

Cool stuff.
But it is important to note this has been achieved before - a few times at different places. The trick is scaling it up and maintaining net-energy out of it.
--
Anyway;...
Forum: Off topic 2017-05-02, 23:35
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Well, if you run out of other horror/concept...

Well, if you run out of other horror/concept stuff.
What I like about Who is while there is a lot of anthology/horror/sci-fi stuff out there, its 90% cynical. I mean, not bad, but cynical. Black...
Forum: General 2017-04-25, 00:00
Replies: 0
Views: 859
Posted By Darkflame
LBA in the wild

Thought it might be fun to keep a thread where we track mentions of LBA on the web outside of mbn.

For example, earlier today I saw Simon Roth is currently stuck in LBA2;...
Forum: Off topic 2017-04-24, 12:55
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Well, with Doctor Who the writers do change and...

Well, with Doctor Who the writers do change and it effects quite a lot so that's why I ask.

You should pick it up again though from Season 5 though, as the main writer changed then and I think he...
Forum: Off topic 2017-04-22, 15:34
Replies: 1
Views: 849
Posted By Darkflame
Yes, I read random things occasionally on it.

Yes, I read random things occasionally on it.
Forum: Off topic 2017-04-20, 13:25
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,526
Posted By Darkflame
I really liked Soul Bubbles. Didn't have much...

I really liked Soul Bubbles. Didn't have much control issues, but then, that might be because it works better on a DS with a stylus.

Anyway yes, Stanley's Parable is great and the demo takes...
Forum: Fan Maps 2017-04-20, 13:22
Replies: 5
Views: 2,038
Posted By Darkflame
neato

neato
Forum: Off topic 2017-04-20, 13:21
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Do the writers change? -- iZombie S03E01 -...

Do the writers change?
--
iZombie S03E01 - still the only thing to do with zombies I find entertaining.

Doctor Who S10E01 - Good enough for a "fresh start for new viewers" thingy, but not as...
Forum: Off topic 2017-04-14, 00:11
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Legion Season1 - Yup. Awesome. Weird. Awesomely...

Legion Season1 - Yup. Awesome. Weird. Awesomely weird.
In terms of chucking out the rulebook plotwise it reminds me of Farscape, but even that was fairly traditional directing wise. This has both...
Forum: Off topic 2017-04-12, 23:59
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
lol. I'll flag to give it a go. Really I...

lol. I'll flag to give it a go.

Really I need more less serious stuff these days. There is all sorts of great shows, but most deserve full attention. Sometimes I just want something lighthearted...
Forum: Off topic 2017-04-09, 23:54
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Prison Break s06E01- Lots of late resurrections...

Prison Break s06E01- Lots of late resurrections of TV recently. This one is particularly unlikely as the protagonist died. From two separate things.
Then again, this is the show were we saw someone...
Forum: General 2017-04-09, 23:48
Replies: 22
Views: 2,833
Posted By Darkflame
Haven't played yet. As for smoking; remember...

Haven't played yet.

As for smoking; remember they are French :P [/stereotype]
Forum: Off topic 2017-04-09, 00:56
Replies: 33
Views: 3,476
Posted By Darkflame
No, I got you :)

No, I got you :)
Forum: Off topic 2017-04-08, 23:12
Replies: 33
Views: 3,476
Posted By Darkflame
Indeed. If someone is charging for the official...

Indeed. If someone is charging for the official SDK its a scam.
I mean, what do you think this is? Apple? :P

These days theres a lot of free cross-platform dev tools too.
I have been loving...
Forum: Off topic 2017-04-08, 00:09
Replies: 33
Views: 3,476
Posted By Darkflame
+1 recommended. Its one of those games which is...

+1 recommended.
Its one of those games which is enjoyable as you are learning. You feel your brain expanding a bit. Its like if you did a sudoku for the first time, or the first time you learned a...
Forum: Off topic 2017-04-06, 13:01
Replies: 24
Views: 3,646
Posted By Darkflame
Lovely post. And yes, Roger Rabbit is a absolute...

Lovely post. And yes, Roger Rabbit is a absolute classic on many levels!

Also, when your ready, feel free to post your work. Always glade to see stuff.
Forum: Off topic 2017-04-05, 01:00
Replies: 24
Views: 3,646
Posted By Darkflame
Using this thread for another random ramble. ...

Using this thread for another random ramble.

Was just thinking of "big" films recently and thought Id note down my thoughts.

Best Action Film: Captain America:Civil War

Actually,Might be my...
Forum: Off topic 2017-04-05, 01:00
Replies: 24
Views: 3,646
Posted By Darkflame
Using this thread for another random ramble. ...

Using this thread for another random ramble.

Was just thinking of "big" films recently and thought Id note down my thoughts.

Best Action Film: Captain America:Civil War

Actually,Might be my...
Forum: Off topic 2017-04-04, 02:23
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Iron Fist - S01E01-6 - Vastly better then the...

Iron Fist - S01E01-6 - Vastly better then the reviews are saying, but that still only puts it upto "ok". Better then Luke Cage (mostly thanks to the less cartoony antagonists), but vastly inferior to...
Forum: Off topic 2017-04-04, 02:13
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Forgot to post this earlier, more progress on...

Forgot to post this earlier, more progress on longetivity;
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/03/molecule-kills-elderly-cells-reduces-signs-aging-mice
Forum: Off topic 2017-04-02, 14:21
Replies: 7
Views: 1,358
Posted By Darkflame
Yes :D :D :D

Yes :D :D :D
Forum: Off topic 2017-04-02, 02:32
Replies: 7
Views: 1,358
Posted By Darkflame
April Fools 2017

Any favorites?

I liked:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgC4b9K-gYU

And Google Gnome
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNOllWX-2aE
Forum: General 2017-04-02, 02:06
Replies: 7
Views: 1,341
Posted By Darkflame
Generally speaking, as long as you aren't...

Generally speaking, as long as you aren't actively using the lba branding or assets you should be ok even if you are "really close."
Forum: Off topic 2017-04-01, 13:56
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,526
Posted By Darkflame
I reviewed Lego City Undercover: ...

I reviewed Lego City Undercover:
http://www.cubed3.com/staffreviews/Darkflame
tldr;
+ seriously fun game. Basically a non-violent GTA with more platforming.
No challenge, relaxing. Big....
Forum: Off topic 2017-03-28, 13:23
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Not really (much)tech, and obviously expensive,...

Not really (much)tech, and obviously expensive, but cool in terms of "what you can get done in the modern world"

https://getmagic.com/

tldr; Its like having a personal assistant to do anything...
Forum: Off topic 2017-03-27, 13:25
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Time After Time - S01E01 I often try shows with...

Time After Time - S01E01 I often try shows with dumb premises. Because sometimes, just sometimes, they turn out entertaining.
This show is basically "HG Wells vs Jack The Ripper". Its actually based...
Forum: Off topic 2017-03-27, 13:02
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
A few episodes behind here. Atresica points out...

A few episodes behind here.
Atresica points out it feels like watching a music video rather then a tv show. A stream of creative imagery.
I was hesitant at Epp2/3 as I still wasn't sure if their...
Forum: News 2017-03-27, 00:06
Replies: 76
Views: 93,085
Posted By Darkflame
Yeah, was a obvious joke but I still had to say...

Yeah, was a obvious joke but I still had to say it.

btw, thanks for the great comprehensive review list!
Forum: News 2017-03-26, 04:46
Replies: 76
Views: 93,085
Posted By Darkflame
2Dark2Furious?

2Dark2Furious?
Forum: Off topic 2017-03-19, 01:45
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
yeah , its worth checking out the pilot at least ...

yeah , its worth checking out the pilot at least
--
Sense8 Christmass Special - Like series one, fairly slow paced. Also you could remove like, half hour, of sex scenes. Yes its a import theme of...
Forum: Off topic 2017-03-18, 20:31
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Legion S01E01 - Sort of feels like if Dirk Gently...

Legion S01E01 - Sort of feels like if Dirk Gently by way of the film "PI". Like Dirk it chucks a lot at you at once, the screen constantly has weird things and nothing could be described as normal...
Forum: Off topic 2017-03-17, 01:06
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Actually, maybe we could make a collection of...

Actually, maybe we could make a collection of these cool high-tech interactive websites?
(this one, googles "recognize whats in the image" one....?)
Forum: Off topic 2017-03-14, 14:50
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
oh, yes, played with that earlier...should have...

oh, yes, played with that earlier...should have posted it here myself. Its amazing indeed.
Forum: News 2017-03-14, 02:57
Replies: 76
Views: 93,085
Posted By Darkflame
Havnt had time to play myself yet, trying not to...

Havnt had time to play myself yet, trying not to read too much, but should we collect reviews?
There was a decent ps4 review here;
http://www.cubed3.com/review/3653/1/2dark-playstation-4.html
Forum: Off topic 2017-03-12, 02:05
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
reg spoiler; Oh, I admit didnt mind that aspect...

reg spoiler; Oh, I admit didnt mind that aspect at all.

As for why...well its all based on books right? I know nothing of them, but maybe its just how they went.
Forum: General 2017-03-10, 18:22
Replies: 11
Views: 2,090
Posted By Darkflame
I saw it, looks so unreal O_o

I saw it, looks so unreal O_o
Forum: Off topic 2017-03-10, 01:37
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/603498/10-break...

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/603498/10-breakthrough-technologies-2017-gene-therapy-20/
Forum: Off topic 2017-03-10, 01:35
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Wayward Pines season 2 - what happened? s1 was...

Wayward Pines season 2 - what happened? s1 was great. Cool twists and scenario changes every episode. No one acting that stupid. Slow but good worldbuilding.
S2? urg. Lots of time wasted on crap....
Forum: Off topic 2017-03-09, 23:56
Replies: 24
Views: 3,646
Posted By Darkflame
Thanks. And absolutely, its completely...

Thanks.

And absolutely, its completely their own fault. I didn't mean to excuse them. BSG had a season notice too. I could write essays on how those shows fucked up. (both in slightly different...
Forum: Off topic 2017-03-09, 18:44
Replies: 24
Views: 3,646
Posted By Darkflame
You know, I was going to recommend my best comics...

You know, I was going to recommend my best comics of 2016. But Its really hard.
Not that there isnt any; on the contrary, it seems a golden age for comics now. Possibly the big money injection from...
Forum: Off topic 2017-03-03, 21:33
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Lots and lots of free software from NASA; ...

Lots and lots of free software from NASA;
https://techcrunch.com/2017/03/02/nasa-released-a-ton-of-software-for-free-and-heres-some-you-should-try/
Sure, most only useful for very specialized...
Forum: Off topic 2017-02-27, 03:42
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Timeless S01E01 - meh.

Timeless S01E01 - meh.
Forum: Off topic 2017-02-23, 18:24
Replies: 24
Views: 3,646
Posted By Darkflame
Yeah, I do tend to advertise Krita a bit :P It...

Yeah, I do tend to advertise Krita a bit :P It just really keeps impressing me!
--
SpaceGuitarist - looks slick.



Not usable due to lack of extensions? or bugs?
Browsers seem to take a lot...
Forum: Off topic 2017-02-23, 18:19
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
indeed! -- 7 earth sized planets found in a...

indeed!
--
7 earth sized planets found in a nearby system - 3 in the habitable zone;
http://www.space.com/35803-trappist-1-planets-alien-life.html
Forum: General 2017-02-23, 18:16
Replies: 61
Views: 10,058
Posted By Darkflame
I dunno voxals can look very nice these days if...

I dunno voxals can look very nice these days if your not needing a realistic style.
But unless you need destructive landscapes I am not sure the effort is worth it.
Forum: Off topic 2017-02-21, 02:40
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Tried a few more things. Powerless - I often...

Tried a few more things.

Powerless - I often thought there was plenty of scope for comedy around superheroes, but every time they try to mix the two it comes out lame. I always thought this was...
Forum: Off topic 2017-02-21, 02:30
Replies: 24
Views: 3,646
Posted By Darkflame
Best software 2016: ...

Best software 2016:

https://krita.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/user-interface30.png


Now my primary bit of software for anything visual. Crazily feature packed...
Forum: Off topic 2017-02-21, 02:30
Replies: 24
Views: 3,646
Posted By Darkflame
Best software 2016: ...

Best software 2016:

https://krita.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/user-interface30.png


Now my primary bit of software for anything visual. Crazily feature packed...
Forum: Off topic 2017-02-12, 22:35
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Yeah, but its inverted - your adding, not...

Yeah, but its inverted - your adding, not chipping away.
Also at times in the video he bends it a bit with his hands.
So its like statue+drawing+clay+???
Forum: Off topic 2017-02-12, 15:00
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Yeah, its like people who can make masterpiece...

Yeah, its like people who can make masterpiece art in mspaint.
In this case though its a completely new medium for art. Cant think of anything like this before.
Forum: Off topic 2017-02-12, 14:59
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,526
Posted By Darkflame
Tried a few demos on my 3ds. Yoshis Wolly World...

Tried a few demos on my 3ds.
Yoshis Wolly World - Lovely style, basically no challenge whatsoever to completing the level though, mostly about finding all the secrets. The SNES game was vastly...
Forum: Fan Games 2017-02-12, 14:51
Replies: 147
Views: 31,082
Posted By Darkflame
Yes the mooooooon would be good :)

Yes the mooooooon would be good :)
Forum: Off topic 2017-02-11, 14:43
Replies: 24
Views: 3,646
Posted By Darkflame
2016 was a good year for them then? -- Best...

2016 was a good year for them then?
--
Best Audio/Radio show;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpDlx9p2Dg0&list=PLV_qemO0oatil7iRtM1JrKybU-VGFa5A7

Spoof smalltown radio station. Took me awhile...
Forum: Off topic 2017-02-09, 20:04
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
ha :D --- Anyway, this popped up earlier in...

ha :D
---
Anyway, this popped up earlier in the thread I think, but really impressed what a skilled person can do with it;
https://youtu.be/zSGZ-8c0FxE
Forum: Off topic 2017-02-09, 01:19
Replies: 24
Views: 3,646
Posted By Darkflame
TV NETWORK OF THE YEAR : Netflix, by a mile ...

TV NETWORK OF THE YEAR : Netflix, by a mile

I enjoy lots of tv shows from big evil megacorporations. Gravity Falls was fantastic, but Disneys never making my Christmas list.
Netflix, however, is...
Forum: Off topic 2017-02-07, 12:03
Replies: 24
Views: 3,646
Posted By Darkflame
Games have good difficulty and bad for me. I dont...

Games have good difficulty and bad for me. I dont mind failing - even lots - provided I feel like I am getting closer (ie, I learned something, or know why I failed), and theres not too much...
Forum: Off topic 2017-02-07, 01:36
Replies: 24
Views: 3,646
Posted By Darkflame
Must be pretty underrated as I never heard of it...

Must be pretty underrated as I never heard of it :~
Even though I dont have time for many games, I generally have at least heard of stuff.
Forum: Off topic 2017-02-05, 12:34
Replies: 24
Views: 3,646
Posted By Darkflame
No one? I know theres quite a negative view of...

No one? I know theres quite a negative view of the year going around, but there must have been some stuff people liked :P
---
Rocket Company of the Year Award: SpaceX
...
Forum: LBA2 Speedrunning 2017-02-03, 20:38
Replies: 15
Views: 2,213
Posted By Darkflame
Excellent post. But ,ah, surely you should have...

Excellent post.
But ,ah, surely you should have used the Animatrix
https://youtu.be/LBov4t644JU
Forum: Member Announcements 2017-02-03, 13:55
Replies: 5
Views: 1,111
Posted By Darkflame
Well, theres not much new about lba to talk...

Well, theres not much new about lba to talk about. Plenty of activity in other forums here though.
Forum: LBA2 Speedrunning 2017-02-03, 13:53
Replies: 15
Views: 2,213
Posted By Darkflame
Speed runnings not for me, but I do admire it and...

Speed runnings not for me, but I do admire it and love what goes into it.
Its not the runs itself, its the discovery of the cool glitches or unintended things in the game that let you go quicker....
Forum: Off topic 2017-02-01, 02:07
Replies: 24
Views: 3,646
Posted By Darkflame
:D :D counts though. Anything goes. -- Some...

:D :D counts though.
Anything goes.
--
Some of my more tranditional votes go for;

TV;

Dirk Gently (US)
- A real surprise, as its are US versions of British things work, but this one...
Forum: Off topic 2017-01-31, 15:29
Replies: 24
Views: 3,646
Posted By Darkflame
Thumbs Up Your best of 2016!

In any category.
Go!
:)
Forum: Off topic 2017-01-29, 01:00
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,526
Posted By Darkflame
Because I can be a Minotaur on a segway. :P ...

Because I can be a Minotaur on a segway. :P

Seriously though many of the lego games are good, especially in co-op. (this one doesn't have that though). There isnt that many open world non-violent...
Forum: Off topic 2017-01-28, 15:04
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,526
Posted By Darkflame
pft. All these highbrow/concept creative...

pft. All these highbrow/concept creative indies....Ive just been smashing stuff and enjoying bad puns.
Lego City Undercover - actually, really good. Massive GTA-like thing (Ive never played GTA)...
Forum: Off topic 2017-01-25, 03:01
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Gotta get back into that. Only saw the first...

Gotta get back into that.
Only saw the first few episodes then thought "wow this is really good, I should watch it properly and not just as something on in the background"....but then never found...
Forum: General 2017-01-22, 02:40
Replies: 17
Views: 4,209
Posted By Darkflame
I would think they would let us know :P Id...

I would think they would let us know :P

Id guess we will know their future plans more once 2Dark is released.
Forum: Off topic 2017-01-20, 21:13
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Need happiness? ...

Need happiness?
http://hackaday.com/2017/01/19/marlas-new-arm/#more-240486

I couldn't not have a big grin watching that.
Forum: Off topic 2017-01-16, 18:39
Replies: 30
Views: 3,107
Posted By Darkflame
I have been playing a game called Maia - a fairly...

I have been playing a game called Maia - a fairly realistic game about attempting to build a colony on a alien world.
One of the earliest features of the game was to have cats and dogs wondering...
Forum: Off topic 2017-01-14, 09:55
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Indeed x 10. The most amazing thing of all is...

Indeed x 10.
The most amazing thing of all is we live in a world were its easy to forget just how amazing things are.
Sometimes I just think of something that seems simple - like a lightbulb - and...
Forum: Off topic 2017-01-14, 09:50
Replies: 368
Views: 45,328
Posted By Darkflame
I know. Annoys me too. (Wii/WiiU online was...

I know. Annoys me too. (Wii/WiiU online was free).

I understand paying for a service - running servers etc. For some games thats needed.

But plenty of games (like Mario Kart) could directly...
Forum: LBA promotion forum 2017-01-13, 18:20
Replies: 84
Views: 41,332
Posted By Darkflame
Thanks for the heads up :) Sexual Content,...

Thanks for the heads up :)

Sexual Content, Violence, Gore....all things that normally would turn me of a game, but here I know it will be handled well.
Forum: Off topic 2017-01-13, 14:53
Replies: 368
Views: 45,328
Posted By Darkflame
Ok, full switch details unveiled. This is all...

Ok, full switch details unveiled.
This is all that matters to me though (ish)

https://youtu.be/sJuiTw6nk7A


:D :D
Thats me happy. First few seconds of the first clip alone...sold!
Forum: Off topic 2017-01-13, 14:49
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Oh, sure, it will be crude at first. But even...

Oh, sure, it will be crude at first. But even that step is cool as hell.
I hope mobiles get more and more sensors. Eventually, of course, it wont be mobile phones but AR specs using the same tech. ...
Forum: Off topic 2017-01-12, 20:01
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Neither of those was a joke either, both were...

Neither of those was a joke either, both were shown :P
--
Anyway, remember when I did that video comparing smartphones to tricorders (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hT_p_zxofKw)? Well, its got...
Forum: Off topic 2017-01-11, 01:05
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Some collaboration. Seemed it came out on Netflix...

Some collaboration. Seemed it came out on Netflix just after it finished airing on tv, so I guess that was the deal they struck.

But anyway, I enjoyed both versions, and they are different enough...
Forum: Off topic 2017-01-09, 14:41
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
I remain very unconvinced of the need of more...

I remain very unconvinced of the need of more resolution on tvs. Emperor's new clothes imho.
HDR, however, I think will be a noticeable improvement for more people (with realistically...
Forum: Off topic 2017-01-08, 16:54
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
If your curious, remember there was 1(pilots)+3...

If your curious, remember there was 1(pilots)+3 episodes of a previous Dirk Gently made by the BBC a few years back. Completely different plotwise, and largely different style wise. Back then it was...
Forum: Off topic 2017-01-07, 19:36
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
The CES trade show was on recently. Skimming...

The CES trade show was on recently.
Skimming news not too much interesting. "Smart" toasters! "Smart" hairbrushs! Internet on everything -*yawn*-
A few cool things though, like this sounds nice;...
Forum: Off topic 2016-12-30, 00:27
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Pitty was looking forward to trying Westworld. ...

Pitty was looking forward to trying Westworld.
Still will, but at a lower priority now :P

Quick roundup;
Class - Gets better after a terrible 2nd episode, but still never seems to quite make the...
Forum: Off topic 2016-12-22, 16:45
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
I've been very close to buying a Hololens a few...

I've been very close to buying a Hololens a few times. Honestly its more the software side putting me off then the hardware/cost right now. Still seems a bit limited, even for a developer. All the...
Forum: Off topic 2016-12-17, 16:52
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Fortunately its renewed already :) (short seasons...

Fortunately its renewed already :) (short seasons though, but I am fine with that)
Forum: Off topic 2016-12-15, 22:43
Replies: 9
Views: 1,583
Posted By Darkflame
Clever. Ctrl+Alt as I believe in diversity,...

Clever.

Ctrl+Alt as I believe in diversity, but certainly not Alt right, because they are a-holes.
Forum: Off topic 2016-12-13, 19:43
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Nuclear Fussion is always said to be decades way...

Nuclear Fussion is always said to be decades way - and has been for decades.
But still , very positive signs;
http://www.space.com/34960-star-in-a-jar-fusion-reactor-works.html

This is using a...
Forum: Off topic 2016-12-12, 09:55
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Its insane indeed. Less insane, but pretty...

Its insane indeed.
Less insane, but pretty awesome, is the video clip Musk posted of how they make their rocket tips.
https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/807354766804168706
Forum: Fan Fics 2016-12-07, 21:10
Replies: 64
Views: 16,291
Posted By Darkflame
Yup, LoadingReadyRun is great. I was overjoyed at...

Yup, LoadingReadyRun is great. I was overjoyed at what the fanficmaker inspired. Even had a sort of knock-on effect later too, as Tally becoming Darkmoon later resulted in Kathleen "inverting"...
Forum: TwinEngine 2016-12-04, 21:05
Replies: 2
Views: 4,397
Posted By Darkflame
No console either. I do have a GP2X, but I...

No console either.
I do have a GP2X, but I think thats a little outdated now :P
Forum: Fan Fics 2016-12-03, 19:07
Replies: 64
Views: 16,291
Posted By Darkflame
To cashin celebrate a certain new space film, I...

To cashin celebrate a certain new space film, I added a new feature to the fanficmaker.

http://www.fanficmaker.com/faqPageImages/tutorial4_spacecrawl_gifversion.gif


fanficmaker.com...
Forum: Off topic 2016-11-28, 23:56
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Dirk Gently S01 E01-05 - Forgot to mention this...

Dirk Gently S01 E01-05 - Forgot to mention this weirdly, as I think its my top recommendation at the moment.
American adaptions of British things often fail pretty hard, but this one seems to get...
Forum: Off topic 2016-11-27, 16:26
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Tis fine. Stranger Things is a tv show, doesn't...

Tis fine. Stranger Things is a tv show, doesn't matter if you go to other things.
Forum: LBA promotion forum 2016-11-27, 16:25
Replies: 10
Views: 2,673
Posted By Darkflame
+1 test of time.

+1 test of time.
Forum: Off topic 2016-11-26, 16:48
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Luke Cage - meh. A real disappointment. Big fan...

Luke Cage - meh. A real disappointment. Big fan of Netflix in general, they have made a lot of good shows by now.
After enjoying both DareDevil and Jessica Jones (shows part of the same family), I...
Forum: Off topic 2016-11-22, 16:09
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
*bookmarked* -- Not hightech as such, but...

*bookmarked*
--
Not hightech as such, but nice science/medical news;
http://www.bbc.com/news/health-38026696
Basically it seems rates of dementia are falling, likely due to increase in people...
Forum: Off topic 2016-11-22, 16:06
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By Darkflame
Ok, lets make a challange; A Passport, A...

Ok, lets make a challange;

A Passport, A Toblerone, The magna carta
Forum: Off topic 2016-11-22, 15:45
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Did you like either? -- Lots of TV stuff....

Did you like either?
--
Lots of TV stuff. Binging Away;

Yonderland S03E01-E06 - Still the funniest puppet based comedy on tv right now.

Red Dawrf XI?(complete) - Not their best, but far from...
Forum: Off topic 2016-11-20, 00:55
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By Darkflame
I make excellent takeaway.

I make excellent takeaway.
Forum: Member Announcements 2016-11-08, 13:40
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By Darkflame
Indeed, salutations, greetings and welcome to you!

Indeed, salutations, greetings and welcome to you!
Forum: General 2016-11-03, 17:11
Replies: 1
Views: 1,142
Posted By Darkflame
link doesn't seem to work, just goes to the sites...

link doesn't seem to work, just goes to the sites home page :-/
Forum: Off topic 2016-10-20, 19:00
Replies: 368
Views: 45,328
Posted By Darkflame
Bumpy bumpy. https://youtu.be/vvaQENG7lBI ...

Bumpy bumpy.

https://youtu.be/vvaQENG7lBI

High res images here;
https://www.nintendo.co.jp/switch/index.html

That looks pretty cool to me. Not sure about the size portability wise...
Forum: General 2016-10-15, 01:00
Replies: 16
Views: 2,379
Posted By Darkflame
Its a photoshop of a old magazine cover. Twinsens...

Its a photoshop of a old magazine cover. Twinsens really holding a Saturn control pad. Doing it properly in 3d would take a bit too much effort I think.
Forum: LBA promotion forum 2016-10-11, 00:52
Replies: 5
Views: 2,098
Posted By Darkflame
No experience with reddit myself. But +1 idea.

No experience with reddit myself. But +1 idea.
Forum: Member Announcements 2016-10-11, 00:50
Replies: 21
Views: 1,583
Posted By Darkflame
Welcome :)

Welcome
:)
Forum: Off topic 2016-10-01, 17:16
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
I wrote a new article; The next 10 years of...

I wrote a new article; The next 10 years of augmented reality viewed though the lens of Pokemon Go;
...
Forum: News 2016-10-01, 13:17
Replies: 15
Views: 28,200
Posted By Darkflame
Well, they were listed separately in the source....

Well, they were listed separately in the source. But maybe its more a legal distinction then a technical one.
And yes, I think its the same stuff shown at GDC.
Forum: Off topic 2016-09-30, 18:36
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Hopefully true. But the thing is, even if this...

Hopefully true.
But the thing is, even if this isn't done as Mr Musk envisions, it seems almost certain now we will get some people on Mars and we will push forward are space infrastructure...
Forum: Off topic 2016-09-30, 12:28
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Yeah, I think thats the unlikely bit. Not that it...

Yeah, I think thats the unlikely bit. Not that it cant be done, merely that the "jump" from 5 to 100 people on a craft seems a bit sudden. Id want quite a lot of unmanned flights before risking that...
Forum: Off topic 2016-09-29, 23:50
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
So....people heard of Mr Musks utterly insane...

So....people heard of Mr Musks utterly insane plans to colonize mars? Not visit. Not even "a colony"...colonize.

Its crazy ambitious, and it wont happen on the timescale or budget he sets....but...
Forum: News 2016-09-27, 23:07
Replies: 15
Views: 28,200
Posted By Darkflame
Frederick Raynal wins a decade long legal battle against atari

Frederick Raynal - creator of Alone in the Dark, as well as certain other classic games, has won a decade long legal battle against Atari (formally Infogrames)

The court ruled that the game, as...
Forum: General 2016-09-27, 00:40
Replies: 23
Views: 3,196
Posted By Darkflame
Yes, pretty detailed. I'll try to stick the...

Yes, pretty detailed.
I'll try to stick the news on MBN tomorrow.
Guess we should also keep our eye out for follow up story's too.
Forum: Off topic 2016-09-23, 13:04
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Yup BrainDead is good, thats my recomendation atm...

Yup BrainDead is good, thats my recomendation atm

Wayward Pines S01E01-06 - Yup, this is good stuff. Maybe not as consistent/atmospheric as Stranger Things. But I love the way it keeps chucking...
Forum: General 2016-09-22, 13:07
Replies: 23
Views: 3,196
Posted By Darkflame
Indeed. Well, they bought the name anyway. I...

Indeed.
Well, they bought the name anyway. I dont think much else was left.
Forum: General 2016-09-21, 15:21
Replies: 23
Views: 3,196
Posted By Darkflame
Well, language is a issue. The review site I...

Well, language is a issue. The review site I occasionally write for (cubed3.com) is "processing" the news, which means someone is flagged to write it, but they need to be sure of accuracy in...
Forum: General 2016-09-21, 01:28
Replies: 23
Views: 3,196
Posted By Darkflame
2Dark is still going to be the focus for the...

2Dark is still going to be the focus for the moment me thinks.

But still, this is positive for reasons other then money too; It means they get recognized a bit more for their contributions to 3d...
Forum: General 2016-09-17, 13:42
Replies: 23
Views: 3,196
Posted By Darkflame
From what I can gather from google translate, is...

From what I can gather from google translate, is its declared that rights are now split up people the various contributions, rather then "defaulting" all to the publisher.
Specifically Raynal seems...
Forum: General 2016-09-17, 12:51
Replies: 23
Views: 3,196
Posted By Darkflame
Wow. How as I not even aware of this? ...

Wow.
How as I not even aware of this?
Congratulations I guess for Frederick , and I hope if the rest of the team are owed anything they get it too ?
Certainly Atari seems rather petty here. Then...
Forum: General 2016-09-15, 11:57
Replies: 17
Views: 2,163
Posted By Darkflame
I think your underestimating just how often we...

I think your underestimating just how often we have expressed our passion. Its not lack of passion, its just you run out of ways to express it :P
Also we love other games too, that doesn't subtract...
Forum: General 2016-09-14, 21:33
Replies: 6
Views: 1,298
Posted By Darkflame
I feel guilty for not paying more attention to...

I feel guilty for not paying more attention to 2Dark.
The first few levels were up for play recently for backers and I havnt even tried them.



pft, the guy doesnt age.
Forum: General 2016-09-14, 14:55
Replies: 6
Views: 1,298
Posted By Darkflame
yes. In some form. Somewhen. :P

yes. In some form. Somewhen. :P
Forum: Off topic 2016-09-11, 00:47
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Tried some new things; BrainDead S01E01-2 - ...

Tried some new things;

BrainDead S01E01-2 - This is weird. How to describe. Its current US politics, I would say mad, but its basically all real, but then with a sci-fi twist/conspiracy/zombie...
Forum: Off topic 2016-09-11, 00:41
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,526
Posted By Darkflame
I just realized I posted a star trek beyond...

I just realized I posted a star trek beyond review in the game thread. Whoops.
Wonder what messed me up there.
Forum: Off topic 2016-09-04, 23:12
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
I could also nitpick the Dungeons and Dragons...

I could also nitpick the Dungeons and Dragons stuff. Not in the story itself, but at the end. There was a line like;
[[spoiler removed]]

Its all nitpicks though. Stranger Things was wonderfully...
Forum: Off topic 2016-08-29, 15:39
Replies: 29
Views: 1,991
Posted By Darkflame
Been a long time since I been to Canada. Used to...

Been a long time since I been to Canada. Used to go a few times in my childhood as I have family over there, some cousins who lived in ontario.
Loved the place. Went up the CN tower a few times...
Forum: Fan Art 2016-08-27, 11:58
Replies: 35
Views: 5,306
Posted By Darkflame
Wowsa! really,really great work.

Wowsa! really,really great work.
Forum: General 2016-08-21, 14:59
Replies: 17
Views: 2,163
Posted By Darkflame
Indeed. Its just overall atmosphere. So few...

Indeed.
Its just overall atmosphere. So few games feel as alive & magical in that way.
Forum: General 2016-08-19, 18:27
Replies: 17
Views: 2,163
Posted By Darkflame
For me BeyondGoodAndEvil came close. But...

For me BeyondGoodAndEvil came close.
But certainly its very very rare feeling from a game.
Forum: Member Announcements 2016-08-19, 12:09
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By Darkflame
Yes. We. Are. All. Human. Welcome Back!

Yes. We. Are. All. Human.

Welcome Back!
Forum: Off topic 2016-08-08, 23:02
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Stranger Things (complete) - Great show. retro...

Stranger Things (complete) - Great show. retro supernatural mystery. Very good atmosphere,build up, acting. Enough was resolved.
My only real issue was (mild spoiler);
[[spoiler removed]]

Oh,...
Forum: Off topic 2016-08-06, 13:41
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By Darkflame
super cute :) -- (also, fixed my broken tags)

super cute :)
--
(also, fixed my broken tags)
Forum: Off topic 2016-08-03, 19:34
Replies: 93
Views: 7,560
Posted By Darkflame
Another Animation Shop user I see. May it live...

Another Animation Shop user I see. May it live forever. Or, at least, untill Gifs die.
Forum: Off topic 2016-07-31, 16:10
Replies: 14
Views: 2,142
Posted By Darkflame
hmm.. Not quite the same category but have you...

hmm..
Not quite the same category but have you heard of FabLabs?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fab_lab

There's one near me and I've been a few times. Pretty cool/useful place.
In fact, when...
Forum: Off topic 2016-07-31, 00:15
Replies: 14
Views: 2,142
Posted By Darkflame
shh... Just wait till they discover Uber.

shh...
Just wait till they discover Uber.
Forum: Off topic 2016-07-30, 15:13
Replies: 14
Views: 2,142
Posted By Darkflame
oh, yes. This is called the sharing economy. Or...

oh, yes. This is called the sharing economy. Or something.

A bit older but theres also this thats pretty cool;
https://www.freecycle.org/
(it would be 10 times more useful with a better site...
Forum: Off topic 2016-07-18, 17:58
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
speaking of; ...

speaking of;

http://www.space.com/33424-seti-seeks-ideas-to-hunt-strange-alien-lifeforms.html
Forum: International 2016-07-18, 16:29
Replies: 4
Views: 1,374
Posted By Darkflame
Ik Ben Darkflame. umm....errrrr......well thats...

Ik Ben Darkflame. umm....errrrr......well thats me out.
Forum: Off topic 2016-07-17, 22:23
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
The Fermi equation is a good one, as it takes...

The Fermi equation is a good one, as it takes into account if lifeform X is around at the sametime as Y.
However, I always thought the "paradox" aspect was a bit silly, as its just about what life...
Forum: Off topic 2016-07-16, 23:13
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Not precisely, but there might be vague...

Not precisely, but there might be vague equivalents of most things, provided its possible with whatever the real rules of the universe are. And then, moreso, there will be things out there we have...
Forum: Off topic 2016-07-16, 15:55
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Just imagine whats above us. What we technically...

Just imagine whats above us. What we technically see when we look upwards to the universe. There is so much there. The unfathomably quantity of existence waiting for us.
Its almost beyond...
Forum: Off topic 2016-07-15, 23:16
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
New map of part of the universe: ...

New map of part of the universe:
http://gizmodo.com/new-3d-map-of-the-universe-features-a-whopping-1-2-mill-1783688322

Humans cant comprehend these numbers. To say its like grains of sand on a...
Forum: Off topic 2016-07-15, 03:08
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
EXACTLY. gateway drug :P Its also nice as a...

EXACTLY. gateway drug :P
Its also nice as a gamer; it makes videogames visible.
Gaming has been mainstream for awhile, but it sort of was never visible in the same way, say, films were. It helps...
Forum: Off topic 2016-07-14, 22:05
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
It might be. The problem is I swear I have...

It might be.
The problem is I swear I have heard basically the same news every few years for the past decade :P
They keep making artificial meet thats reported as tasting good, but it never seems...
Forum: Off topic 2016-07-14, 01:01
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
ish? no? maybe? Like you say for Dark Mater...

ish? no? maybe?
Like you say for Dark Mater "not brilliant but watchable".
I don't think it handles its ongoing plots so well. Can be unclear at times regarding motivations and who wants what. Not...
Forum: Off topic 2016-07-13, 20:24
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Well, I'll give it a try. -- KillJoys S02E01...

Well, I'll give it a try.
--
KillJoys S02E01 - What? You started with like 5 people flashing/remembering/waking-up from dreams in a row. How am I supposed to tell whats real and whats not when you...
Forum: Off topic 2016-07-09, 19:21
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Plans to put 700+ Satellites in orbit for a new...

Plans to put 700+ Satellites in orbit for a new satellite based internet provider:
http://www.space.com/33363-oneweb-700-satellite-constellation.html

They are mostly focused on areas where...
Forum: Off topic 2016-07-09, 19:00
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Oddly, I only just heard of that show because the...

Oddly, I only just heard of that show because the same writter is doing a Netflix thing called Stranger things.
So you recommend?
--
Person of Interest - wow. How does this stay so good? I only...
Forum: Member Announcements 2016-07-09, 01:12
Replies: 12
Views: 1,588
Posted By Darkflame
Cool stuff + Welcome. Theres a active...

Cool stuff + Welcome.

Theres a active speedrunning community here at the moment, so glitch discovery and searching probably will be quite valued :)
Forum: Off topic 2016-07-06, 23:07
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By Darkflame
The pretty cool little animation thread.

I recently found out Deviant Art has a category for fractal animations.
http://www.deviantart.com/browse/all/digitalart/fractals/animations/?order=67108864&offset=14

Theres some really nice...
Forum: Off topic 2016-07-01, 14:02
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Well, you could just stick something in your...

Well, you could just stick something in your spine and emulate the nerve impulses.....I just dont think people will be up for that for awhile :P

(seriously though, it isn't that far off - I...
Forum: Off topic 2016-07-01, 00:47
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
If you have a powerful AI a lot can shift to...

If you have a powerful AI a lot can shift to voice control - and already has (Google Now, Siri, Cortana etc).

However, I still think we would want a lot of visual interactions, and in many cases...
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-30, 23:40
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Yeah, it is pretty futuristic. Its not good for...

Yeah, it is pretty futuristic.
Its not good for general use though. "Minority Report" style computer use makes your arms tired really quick :P

I really want to try it in VR but I dont have a HMD...
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-30, 10:05
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
I think it would be more comfortable as a...

I think it would be more comfortable as a fingerless glove (as its possible to sense figure positions from that position anyway). But other then that its a pretty neat idea.

---
I have a...
Forum: Member Announcements 2016-06-23, 01:28
Replies: 6
Views: 970
Posted By Darkflame
Awesome stuff! + Welcome!

Awesome stuff! + Welcome!
Forum: Fan Music 2016-06-22, 16:42
Replies: 25
Views: 2,433
Posted By Darkflame
#SavedYouAClick; Its farmville. No one has to...

#SavedYouAClick; Its farmville. No one has to look now.
Forum: Fan Music 2016-06-21, 18:23
Replies: 25
Views: 2,433
Posted By Darkflame
Oh, dear...that means we need to revoke your MBN...

Oh, dear...that means we need to revoke your MBN membership and exile you from the site.
Additionally, as per protocol, at some point in your life, a MBN member will sneak up behind you and hit you...
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-20, 17:17
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
I suspect its just a quirk of billing that they...

I suspect its just a quirk of billing that they never expected this to happen.

Grids often have limits to how much power they can take, mind. So its possible at some point if we dont have enough...
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-19, 15:08
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Pretty cool. The UK for a few hours in a few days...

Pretty cool. The UK for a few hours in a few days didn't use any coal at all.
https://youtu.be/A9ATOp5E92A
Even more bizarrely, Germany was briefly paying people to use electricity due to a...
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-16, 16:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,482
Posted By Darkflame
Its a resident evil sequal. (at least it says...

Its a resident evil sequal.
(at least it says RE:Retribution in the corner)
--
Warcraft - I thought the trailer looked great, but reviews have been a bit blah.
Still, rather watch that then Angry...
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-15, 18:48
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
You had to say it didn't you. Person of...

You had to say it didn't you.

Person of Interest S05E03 - Kinda filler, but it had "best voice ever" Kieth David so I didn't mind so much.

S05E04 - This however. I hate this sort of episode....
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-15, 14:52
Replies: 19
Views: 2,209
Posted By Darkflame
Anyway, heres my big event; ...

Anyway, heres my big event;

https://youtu.be/NIrY56yg7dY

Spoilers, naturally.
(Especially that opening scene - seems this time around some things about Links legend are a bit more explicitly...
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-15, 14:49
Replies: 19
Views: 2,209
Posted By Darkflame
Well, the reason why they are doing it is the...

Well, the reason why they are doing it is the current systems dont make it easy for high-res VR to work. So they are releasing in-between models beefed up enough to support VR well.
Well, at least...
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-14, 21:50
Replies: 19
Views: 2,209
Posted By Darkflame
Dual Universe, incidentally, reminds me a bit of...

Dual Universe, incidentally, reminds me a bit of "Planetary Explorers". Sort of taking a minecraft approach. DU has a bigger scope though. PE is more focused on one planet.
Still its pretty cool....
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-14, 21:47
Replies: 19
Views: 2,209
Posted By Darkflame
Theres also ...

Theres also
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MumoTz8CKtE

http://ltheory.com/

Which sadly gets a lot less press coverage then NoMansSky & Elite.
Its a shame, as its also doing some very cool...
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-14, 19:20
Replies: 19
Views: 2,209
Posted By Darkflame
Zelda: Breath of The Wild - Yup. That will do...

Zelda: Breath of The Wild - Yup. That will do nicely :) (I still wonder if thats the xenoblade engine they based it on)
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-14, 17:17
Replies: 19
Views: 2,209
Posted By Darkflame
My summery so far; 1. Microsoft - Somewhat...

My summery so far;

1. Microsoft - Somewhat impressed me not with games shown but rather their attitude to co-operation and cross platform play. They demo'd people playing Minecraft on the Xbox, a...
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-14, 17:06
Replies: 19
Views: 2,209
Posted By Darkflame
Its, apparently, still being worked on ...

Its, apparently, still being worked on
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/beyond-good-and-evil-2-is-still-being-worked-on-by/1100-6440841/
I think at this point he is alone in some basement working...
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-13, 00:39
Replies: 19
Views: 2,209
Posted By Darkflame
EA just had their presentation. Sports and...

EA just had their presentation. Sports and Battlefield dont interest me much, but there was a small team platform(?) game called Fe they are publishing.


Unrelated, but Telltale Games also...
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-12, 15:23
Replies: 19
Views: 2,209
Posted By Darkflame
Star Trek VR game being unveiled at E3: ...

Star Trek VR game being unveiled at E3:

http://www.gamespot.com/articles/new-star-trek-game-for-vr-coming-from-ubisoft-will/1100-6440694/

Basically you play the crew of the bridge of a...
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-12, 12:30
Replies: 19
Views: 2,209
Posted By Darkflame
E3 has sort of shrunk over the last few years. A...

E3 has sort of shrunk over the last few years. A few big publishers preferring their own streamed event , with less actually on the show floor.

They did try last year to have a special PC section,...
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-08, 21:58
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
The inflatable space module that Nasa installed...

The inflatable space module that Nasa installed recently was entered for the first time;...
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-07, 14:52
Replies: 19
Views: 2,209
Posted By Darkflame
"Not Rare" has unveiled the first trailer to...

"Not Rare" has unveiled the first trailer to their "Not Banjo Kazooie" game
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1gxLvbX3Ow&feature=youtu.be

Looks pretty sweet for those missing a good classic 3d...
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-07, 14:49
Replies: 19
Views: 2,209
Posted By Darkflame
The E3 2016 thread.

Its almost time again, when publishers who have been holding back game info can release it, and other publishers rush to get info released in time for it.
E3 2016 starts next week, so heres a thread...
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-07, 14:43
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Sure, why not.

Sure, why not.
Forum: General 2016-06-06, 21:07
Replies: 10
Views: 1,764
Posted By Darkflame
People are used to camera-relative stuff these...

People are used to camera-relative stuff these days I guess. Very few games have "tank" controls.
Console games are almost exclusively camera on one stick and movement on the other. For 3d games...
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-06, 15:43
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
And Microsoft do something really cool for once -...

And Microsoft do something really cool for once - they have released a standard AR API for Windows10;
https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/holographic/development_overview

Sort of...
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-06, 00:43
Replies: 30
Views: 3,107
Posted By Darkflame
(moved)

(moved)
Forum: General 2016-06-06, 00:40
Replies: 8
Views: 1,513
Posted By Darkflame
I assumed he slept on the ferry :)

I assumed he slept on the ferry :)
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-06, 00:40
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
my words exactly :( Oh, absolutely. It...

my words exactly :(



Oh, absolutely. It was very slickly done.
Much like how the "sci-fi" ness of the show overall was also very well handled. Kept rather low-key but built up slowly making it...
Forum: Off topic 2016-06-05, 18:24
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Person of Interest S05E01-02 - Still the best...

Person of Interest S05E01-02 - Still the best thing on TV. Superb.
Forum: Off topic 2016-05-28, 03:57
Replies: 30
Views: 3,107
Posted By Darkflame
cool :)

cool :)
Forum: SpeedRunning 2016-05-28, 03:57
Replies: 23
Views: 3,228
Posted By Darkflame
If/when we have a forum for letsplays I think...

If/when we have a forum for letsplays I think this thread would be moved there.
Forum: The site and forum 2016-05-27, 14:57
Replies: 37
Views: 5,698
Posted By Darkflame
Logically Letsplay can include speed running, but...

Logically Letsplay can include speed running, but not visa-versa. So Letsplay would have to be the higher level one.

Speedrunning itself can be subdivided as needed (as demand warrants) regardless...
Forum: General 2016-05-27, 14:42
Replies: 19
Views: 1,893
Posted By Darkflame
Dick pic shader tech is likely too expensive.

Dick pic shader tech is likely too expensive.
Forum: SpeedRunning 2016-05-27, 14:40
Replies: 23
Views: 3,228
Posted By Darkflame
Dont worry we are all Large Balloon Aficionados...

Dont worry we are all Large Balloon Aficionados and on the Magnificent Balloon Network forum.
Forum: SpeedRunning 2016-05-26, 19:37
Replies: 23
Views: 3,228
Posted By Darkflame
True. Also, somehow, the hindenburg never blew...

True.
Also, somehow, the hindenburg never blew up and we all travel about in dirigibles. Because thats how parallel universes work
Forum: Off topic 2016-05-26, 19:28
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Yeah, Fringe is good even if I think it lost its...

Yeah, Fringe is good even if I think it lost its way a bit near the end.
Forum: The site and forum 2016-05-26, 19:24
Replies: 37
Views: 5,698
Posted By Darkflame
I certainly dont think there should be any...

I certainly dont think there should be any separation between text chatting regarding activeplay or not. Thats just silly.
Its a fair suggestion though here that the speedrunning and such is...
Forum: Off topic 2016-05-26, 15:32
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
-sigh- Limitless just got canceled. :( ...

-sigh-
Limitless just got canceled. :(
Typical, every time I find a new favorite show.
Forum: The site and forum 2016-05-26, 15:30
Replies: 37
Views: 5,698
Posted By Darkflame
"people playing LBA" sounds too general. More...

"people playing LBA" sounds too general. More specifically its "people recording videos playing LBA" that would cover both speedruns and letsplays.

I would suggestion just have "Fan Videos" which...
Forum: General 2016-05-26, 15:23
Replies: 19
Views: 2,247
Posted By Darkflame
I just did the tests and the results came back;...

I just did the tests and the results came back; This is all 908% awesome.
Forum: SpeedRunning 2016-05-26, 15:13
Replies: 23
Views: 3,228
Posted By Darkflame
Indeed. It also highlighted the dumb treatment...

Indeed.
It also highlighted the dumb treatment of their team by their publisher.
Alone in the Dark was one of the worlds first (perspective, solid) 3d games. It set the template for the survival...
Forum: General 2016-05-25, 20:00
Replies: 93
Views: 7,670
Posted By Darkflame
ish. LBAs team has one advantage over those two...

ish.
LBAs team has one advantage over those two though; They have the rights to their own IP.
So no need for a game called "Small Large Quest" where you play a guy called Tripletsun and have to...
Forum: Member Announcements 2016-05-25, 19:50
Replies: 8
Views: 1,210
Posted By Darkflame
Greetings! Welcome to the madhouse :)

Greetings! Welcome to the madhouse :)
Forum: Off topic 2016-05-25, 19:35
Replies: 30
Views: 3,107
Posted By Darkflame
Agreed. In fact, I think any child or student...

Agreed. In fact, I think any child or student right now would be wise to consider learning this stuff with a mind to future careers. Its going to become the main method to get non-trival computer...
Forum: General 2016-05-24, 15:53
Replies: 19
Views: 1,893
Posted By Darkflame
LBAball is the football one. It hasnt even got...

LBAball is the football one.
It hasnt even got AI, two people controll the characters and try to knock the ball into the goal.
Forum: General 2016-05-24, 15:41
Replies: 93
Views: 7,670
Posted By Darkflame
Oceanhorn is a great comparison as its in the...

Oceanhorn is a great comparison as its in the same rough genre.

In fact, its mentioned in this list along with LBA1&2 which somehow made its way on it....
Forum: General 2016-05-24, 00:04
Replies: 19
Views: 1,893
Posted By Darkflame
Very old darkbasic game I made; ...

Very old darkbasic game I made;
https://www.magicball.net/downloads?page=4

Its pretty shitty. But hay, its 3D!

---


Not quite.
The first bits certainly true - initially you need to make...
Forum: Off topic 2016-05-23, 23:50
Replies: 30
Views: 3,107
Posted By Darkflame
It is fairly different. Nothings definitive...

It is fairly different. Nothings definitive anymore,the logic isn't absolute anymore.

However, from what I have seen glancing at the Tensorflow tutorials, its actually very flow-chart based (as...
Forum: Off topic 2016-05-23, 13:02
Replies: 30
Views: 3,107
Posted By Darkflame
Maybe. My understanding though is once you...

Maybe.
My understanding though is once you train a AI in this way its actually very hard to work out exactly how its working.
Remember those "deepdream" images that were popular a few months back?...
Forum: General 2016-05-23, 09:46
Replies: 93
Views: 7,670
Posted By Darkflame
The AAA terminology is utterly stupid anyway. Its...

The AAA terminology is utterly stupid anyway. Its a marketing thing that has somehow tricked the world into thinking that budget somehow relates to quality and now everyone just accepts it.
Even...
Forum: Off topic 2016-05-23, 01:44
Replies: 30
Views: 3,107
Posted By Darkflame
I posted this on the tech thread, but it deserves...

I posted this on the tech thread, but it deserves its own.
Google open-sourced a lot of it.
One significant part of it is TensorFlow, which is how this stuff gets trained;...
Forum: General 2016-05-22, 14:30
Replies: 93
Views: 7,670
Posted By Darkflame
My point is if you cant make a big LBA, you have...

My point is if you cant make a big LBA, you have to make a small one. So thats why I think breaking it up into chunks is one of the most plausible ways to do it.
The sense of exploration (and...
Forum: General 2016-05-22, 14:19
Replies: 19
Views: 1,893
Posted By Darkflame
Theres cheaper genres to make, but the problem is...

Theres cheaper genres to make, but the problem is oversaturation. Any of those things have not only hundreds of games, but the chances are a well known brand has a Steam offer next week for $5 or...
Forum: General 2016-05-21, 23:02
Replies: 93
Views: 7,670
Posted By Darkflame
I dont think going Isometrix will save that much...

I dont think going Isometrix will save that much money. But I could be wrong.

Id be interested if they could do a sort of modular, episodic LBA though.
Its hard to break that sort of game down...
Forum: General 2016-05-20, 15:54
Replies: 21
Views: 2,478
Posted By Darkflame
Bah...I wasn't sure so I thought Id be safe any...

Bah...I wasn't sure so I thought Id be safe any cut and paste it exactly from Mobygames....apparently that wasn't a good idea :lol:
Forum: General 2016-05-19, 16:07
Replies: 21
Views: 2,478
Posted By Darkflame
(ok, might be bending the rules on the second...

(ok, might be bending the rules on the second post already but...)

B is for (Yaél) Barroz, who helped design our beloved game world....
Forum: General 2016-05-18, 22:37
Replies: 93
Views: 7,670
Posted By Darkflame
Oh, yes, that also is a method that works well....

Oh, yes, that also is a method that works well. Remove or fade the walls/roof.
Basically anything but "Jam the camera real close like its a CCTV" thing :P
Forum: LBA2 Speedrunning 2016-05-18, 19:30
Replies: 7
Views: 1,962
Posted By Darkflame
Yup; Speed running not for the faint of heart :P

Yup; Speed running not for the faint of heart :P
Forum: General 2016-05-18, 19:15
Replies: 93
Views: 7,670
Posted By Darkflame
Second. Normally we have a rule that things...

Second. Normally we have a rule that things should be in english, but honestly that's a relaxed rule if someone at least translates the gist of it.
Besides, even a ignorant englishman person like me...
Forum: SpeedRunning 2016-05-18, 18:59
Replies: 1
Views: 29,745
Posted By Darkflame
(unstuck as this is outdated - these rules arnt...

(unstuck as this is outdated - these rules arnt used anymore)
Forum: LBA1 Speedrunning 2016-05-18, 18:54
Replies: 21
Views: 7,674
Posted By Darkflame
Wow. Amazing work. Much Kudos

Wow. Amazing work. Much Kudos
Forum: General 2016-05-18, 01:43
Replies: 93
Views: 7,670
Posted By Darkflame
+1 Well, we have had threads on the...

+1


Well, we have had threads on the graphical styles too , but more are always welcome. As always, I push for stylistic looks over realism.
Beyond Good and Evil or Skywood Sword being games Id...
Forum: General 2016-05-18, 01:34
Replies: 93
Views: 7,670
Posted By Darkflame
AWESOME! Id be happy with a higher res...

AWESOME!



Id be happy with a higher res version of LBA1 + nicer lighting frankly.
I dont need ""cutting edge"", just give me a cool world to explore and some fun little gadgets to use and I am...
Forum: SpeedRunning 2016-05-17, 00:12
Replies: 30
Views: 4,969
Posted By Darkflame
Thanks done.

Thanks done.
Forum: News 2016-05-17, 00:02
Replies: 2
Views: 22,635
Posted By Darkflame
LBA live speedrun with Raynal & Chanfray! - Tuesday, May 17th at 7pm

https://forum.magicball.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=10037&stc=1&d=1463432821
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Tuesday, May 17th at 7pm (UTC+2), join the speedrunner FreemanQC with Frédérick Raynal and Didier Chanfray for...
Forum: SpeedRunning 2016-05-16, 18:51
Replies: 30
Views: 4,969
Posted By Darkflame
If someone wants to write a news>>submit post...

If someone wants to write a news>>submit post with explanation,details(time) and maybe a image I'll post it on the front page.
Forum: General 2016-05-16, 18:49
Replies: 10
Views: 1,711
Posted By Darkflame
Frankly, thats exactly what I do. If theres a...

Frankly, thats exactly what I do. If theres a franchise I am already a fan of, I might well just buy it as I would enjoy it even more going in with a "clean slate" - I dont want too much info.
I...
Forum: General 2016-05-13, 19:45
Replies: 10
Views: 1,711
Posted By Darkflame
Zelda fits the same genre has far as I am...

Zelda fits the same genre has far as I am concerned. Sure, they're a bit faster paced with more puzzles (and a massive budget) but they prove demand in a very undeserved market.

The problem is,...
Forum: General 2016-05-13, 14:55
Replies: 10
Views: 1,711
Posted By Darkflame
Thanks! Look forward to the video. ...

Thanks! Look forward to the video.

Personally I'm still hoping 2Dark is successful enough to help fund LBA3. I appreciate that's quite a jump though. (2 Darks, like, 5 people, and LBA3 probably...
Forum: Off topic 2016-05-13, 14:38
Replies: 10
Views: 1,088
Posted By Darkflame
This thread might be relevant again as the 3rd in...

This thread might be relevant again as the 3rd in the series is out. Or, like 4/5th out, or something.
I have still only played the first though.
Forum: Off topic 2016-05-12, 22:41
Replies: 10
Views: 1,088
Posted By Darkflame
Bunnyrabbit - Traditionally if one bumps a thread...

Bunnyrabbit - Traditionally if one bumps a thread it is to say something about that topic.
Have you recently played one of these games?
Did you like it?
Forum: General 2016-05-05, 00:14
Replies: 16
Views: 1,672
Posted By Darkflame
If you write up a new post with the time/data on...

If you write up a new post with the time/data on the news submission forum;
https://forum.magicball.net/forumdisplay.php?f=45
Then I''ll promote it to the news forum, which will go onto the main...
Forum: Off topic 2016-04-29, 19:42
Replies: 66
Views: 5,936
Posted By Darkflame
Yeah, I think its a good choice for that....

Yeah, I think its a good choice for that. Soundtracks tend not to have lyrics, and I find lyric-less stuff suits me best when concentrating.

The downside is some plonker occasionally puts on some...
Forum: Off topic 2016-04-24, 03:18
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Needs independent confirmation. And its just one...

Needs independent confirmation. And its just one of a few processes that needs to be defeated, but still;
http://bioviva-science.com/2016/04/21/first-gene-therapy-successful-against-human-aging/
...
Forum: Off topic 2016-04-24, 01:38
Replies: 66
Views: 5,936
Posted By Darkflame
I did, see above. Basically story so-so, but...

I did, see above.
Basically story so-so, but very much worth seeing just for the imagination of the cinematography.

And yes, Lindsey Stirling is great. Was binging her youtube recently (as a...
Forum: Off topic 2016-04-23, 23:45
Replies: 66
Views: 5,936
Posted By Darkflame
Bumpy Bumpy Its been done again :D ...

Bumpy Bumpy

Its been done again :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QAD0BtEv6-Q

Rather creative/trippy music video from Lindsey Stirling.
Forum: Off topic 2016-04-23, 23:42
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Theres things better then the 2004 demos out now...

Theres things better then the 2004 demos out now - Its $3000 for the Hololens or $1000 for the Meta Glasses. So its there, its out (just). Just a bit pricey.

The MagicLeap stuff is weird though....
Forum: Off topic 2016-04-23, 14:59
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Have a mentioned Augmented Reality before? Did I...

Have a mentioned Augmented Reality before? Did I ever mention we are going to live in a half virtual world?
Because we are.

http://www.wired.com/2016/04/magic-leap-vr

(Long but lots of cool...
Forum: Off topic 2016-04-18, 00:11
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
I always think Ferofluids look like venom; ...

I always think Ferofluids look like venom;
https://vimeo.com/116510462
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXvar-4M6VA

Then again, cornstarch moves more like venom;...
Forum: Off topic 2016-04-17, 13:22
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Wow, this is cool; ...

Wow, this is cool;

https://youtu.be/w1d0Lg6wuvc

Kinda creepy watching them self-assemble.
Forum: Off topic 2016-04-10, 23:32
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Nice write up here about the current situation on...

Nice write up here about the current situation on the ISS:
http://www.space.com/32528-spacex-dragon-delivers-inflatable-room-space-station.html

A whole bunch of cool stuff there.
Forum: Off topic 2016-04-09, 19:18
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Mr Musk must be a happy bunny right now. His car...

Mr Musk must be a happy bunny right now. His car orders are now upto 300,000 and his space rocket firm - SpaceX - just pulled of the first sea-landing of a rocket.
...
Forum: Off topic 2016-04-02, 20:50
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
So, apparently Telsa Motors just took over...

So, apparently Telsa Motors just took over 200,000 pre-orders for their new electric car.
I'm not a car guy, but umm...that seems kinda a lot.

Their new car is $35,000, which is far cheaper/more...
Forum: Off topic 2016-03-26, 18:00
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Yup. but paradoxically it sort of shows it was a...

Yup. but paradoxically it sort of shows it was a success. It did learn, and even if what it learnt wasn't very nice it did produce grammatically correct sentences.

Thats pretty cool despite what...
Forum: Off topic 2016-03-25, 15:30
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
AIs can be whatever you train them to be. ...

AIs can be whatever you train them to be.

This is a dark reflection of google giving their AI the dataset of youtube and it quickly learning what a cat was.
Forum: LBA Modifications - General 2016-03-24, 16:32
Replies: 20
Views: 3,039
Posted By Darkflame
+1 certainly seems a good idea

+1

certainly seems a good idea
Forum: Off topic 2016-03-24, 02:25
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,526
Posted By Darkflame
Really interesting game; ...

Really interesting game;
http://www.achrongame.com/site/index.php

A few years old now, somehow I missed it.

Basically its a RTS with full time travel abilities. I havnt got my head around it...
Forum: Member Announcements 2016-03-23, 15:26
Replies: 9
Views: 1,267
Posted By Darkflame
Oh and Hi !

Oh and Hi !
Forum: Member Announcements 2016-03-23, 15:26
Replies: 9
Views: 1,267
Posted By Darkflame
If you enjoyed LBA2, LBA1 really isn't that much...

If you enjoyed LBA2, LBA1 really isn't that much different gameplay wise. Its harder, but not by that much.
I think possibly if you tried it again it wouldn't frustrate you so much - in many...
Forum: Off topic 2016-03-20, 16:08
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Not high tech , just spacey. ...

Not high tech , just spacey.
https://youtu.be/f1O66XsbrOA

A video of the the nightsky - with the stars fixed and the earth rotating. Which is, of course, what actually happens.
Forum: Fan Art 2016-03-18, 15:11
Replies: 4
Views: 1,434
Posted By Darkflame
wow. in fact wowsers.

wow.
in fact wowsers.
Forum: The site and forum 2016-03-17, 15:38
Replies: 14
Views: 13,583
Posted By Darkflame
Well, we dont know if its simple or not. Also,...

Well, we dont know if its simple or not.
Also, (to be frank) the most active appropriate person is probably me, and I simply cant dedicate more time to the forum. I have simply too many other "real...
Forum: The site and forum 2016-03-16, 23:54
Replies: 14
Views: 13,583
Posted By Darkflame
Id guess so. We will have to wait for our...

Id guess so.
We will have to wait for our system admin though.
All hail the system admin!
Forum: LBA Modifications - General 2016-03-15, 16:33
Replies: 6
Views: 2,009
Posted By Darkflame
The models yes, they are almost all 3d, its the...

The models yes, they are almost all 3d, its the landscape that is the problem.
You can extrapolate 3d from isometric sprite tiles to some extent, but you start to make guess's about the shape and it...
Forum: Member Announcements 2016-03-15, 13:10
Replies: 2
Views: 882
Posted By Darkflame
H̀a̸̷͘p̧̧͞p̡̕҉ý̵͝...

H̀a̸̷͘p̧̧͞p̡̕҉ý̵͝ ̡̀B̢̛̀͡i̷͢r̢͟͟t̸͘͝͝h̷̨̧̛́d̡́a̧̢͘͏͞y̷̧̢͢
H͡ap̛͟p̨̛y B̶͘i̷̧̢rt̷̨́h̡d̕͡a̢̢y҉
Hap̛͟p̨̛y Birthd͏aý
H͡ap̛͟p̨̛y B̶͘i̷̧̢rt̷̨́h̡d̕͡a̢̢y҉
H͏̧͔̦̬̥̤̠̺̹̮̼̟̩̖̣͙̘̲͇͙̕ḁ͕̦̦̭̲̥̣̠͢p̧̧͞p̡̕҉ý̵͝...
Forum: Off topic 2016-03-12, 16:46
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Limitless is great but that last episode, with...

Limitless is great but that last episode, with the blackout...
[[spoiler removed]]
--

Gravity Falls - Finally saw the final episodes. Fantastic wrap up to a great show. Pretty much every plot...
Forum: Off topic 2016-03-09, 10:49
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Dont blame the tech for that though, as there's...

Dont blame the tech for that though, as there's all sorts of great things that can be done with that. Blame any government that wants censorship.
(Here that UK idiots: STOP VOTING FOR CAMERON)
;)
Forum: Off topic 2016-03-07, 23:34
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Yup, thats exactly what it is. And your right,...

Yup, thats exactly what it is.
And your right, you would need good drainage under it.



Well, Google recently released a service when you can send it thousands of images and its AI will label...
Forum: Off topic 2016-03-07, 02:20
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
I cant remember did anyone post yet with this...

I cant remember did anyone post yet with this material;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScsQYHMfabU

oh, and the latest from our robot overlords etc;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVlhMGQgDkY...
Forum: Off topic 2016-03-06, 20:18
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
I have heard of this substance before, but first...

I have heard of this substance before, but first time I have seen videos.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saBfZ8v5Jwk

This material, put simply, is insanely black. It absorbs almost all the...
Forum: Off topic 2016-03-04, 14:51
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
hehe, thanks for the thought anyway. Its...

hehe, thanks for the thought anyway.
Its spaccceeeee so of course I'll watch it ;)
I see its already renewed as well.
Forum: Off topic 2016-03-03, 11:18
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
The Expanse S01E01-02 - Interesting. A fairly...

The Expanse S01E01-02 - Interesting. A fairly realistic space based sci-fi conspiracy/political drama/action thing.
Set purely in earths solar system, we have colonized mars and the moon, as well...
Forum: News 2016-02-29, 23:18
Replies: 25
Views: 27,772
Posted By Darkflame
I tried some old threads and it worked for me. ...

I tried some old threads and it worked for me.
So fingers crossed its ok everywhere now.
Forum: General 2016-02-29, 23:18
Replies: 11
Views: 2,222
Posted By Darkflame
Awesome. And disturbing. :P

Awesome.
And disturbing. :P
Forum: Off topic 2016-02-29, 23:15
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By Darkflame
Its crazy that "less jobs" is seen as a bad thing...

Its crazy that "less jobs" is seen as a bad thing - we make it a bad thing due to our economic systems right now.

That said, I do think the idea of getting rid of all unwanted jobs is hugely...
Forum: Off topic 2016-02-28, 23:53
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By Darkflame
In a ideal world work and play are one and the...

In a ideal world work and play are one and the same.
It is fun to learn if its a subject that interests you. Its fun to make stuff, to achieve things.
In that scenario is makes sense to want to...
Forum: News 2016-02-26, 18:37
Replies: 25
Views: 27,772
Posted By Darkflame
Nope, I have it too. Quotes are erased from new...

Nope, I have it too.
Quotes are erased from new posts - not just not visible, gone.

Earlier I thought it was just something funky when I quoted from moby games, but even writing "test" in quotes...
Forum: General 2016-02-21, 22:52
Replies: 18
Views: 1,947
Posted By Darkflame
http://www.mobygames.com/game/dos/relentless-twins...

http://www.mobygames.com/game/dos/relentless-twinsens-adventure/credits

(cant cut and paste it into a quote for some reason - I assume a character in the credits is causing a issue)
Forum: Off topic 2016-02-16, 04:26
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
The original one? The show isnt a remake of...

The original one? The show isnt a remake of anything :?
I'm talking of this show: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1954347/

If you meant season wise, if you enjoyed the first season and a bit then its...
Forum: General 2016-02-16, 04:20
Replies: 62
Views: 9,907
Posted By Darkflame
Yeah, world saving is fun but also overdone...

Yeah, world saving is fun but also overdone because everyone does it.
Theres lots of other motivations possible.

As for "just living a life exploring the world" its rare, but there's a few games...
Forum: News 2016-02-16, 04:08
Replies: 25
Views: 27,772
Posted By Darkflame
wow...someone other then me uses Vivaldi :P ...

wow...someone other then me uses Vivaldi :P
(looks fine here as well, Windows10/Vivaldi)
Forum: Off topic 2016-02-15, 18:52
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Not new, but finally finished watching Continuum....

Not new, but finally finished watching Continuum.
The show sagged a bit in the middle, and got a bit overly convoluted in places but overall really good. Nice little simple gut-punch ending too,...
Forum: LBA promotion forum 2016-02-14, 17:38
Replies: 84
Views: 41,332
Posted By Darkflame
really? I got the cards/pins, like, last year....

really? I got the cards/pins, like, last year. :-/;
Forum: Member Announcements 2016-02-12, 22:54
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By Darkflame
Welcome :) LBA is something special, its...

Welcome :)

LBA is something special, its nice that its sucked you into its world as it has many of us.
Forum: News 2016-02-09, 00:57
Replies: 25
Views: 27,772
Posted By Darkflame
Thanks for letting us know.

Thanks for letting us know.
Forum: Off topic 2016-02-05, 18:27
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
I am told by someone that knows more then me this...

I am told by someone that knows more then me this is a significant breakthrough;
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/feb/03/nuclear-fusion-germany-scientists-experiment-angela-merkel

The...
Forum: Fan Fics 2016-02-05, 16:02
Replies: 64
Views: 16,291
Posted By Darkflame
Anyway, aside from that I made a little CGI...

Anyway, aside from that I made a little CGI advert;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvUpabxmoNE
Forum: Fan Fics 2016-02-05, 16:00
Replies: 64
Views: 16,291
Posted By Darkflame
I noticed! Got a big spike in traffic and...

I noticed!
Got a big spike in traffic and wondered where it came from.

Kinda chuffed, as being a DOA fan, thats the first time I have seen my little site linked without me specifically searching...
Forum: Off topic 2016-02-01, 05:23
Replies: 43
Views: 4,477
Posted By Darkflame
Actually, perhaps its easier with an example; ...

Actually, perhaps its easier with an example;

The left-wing, progressive, Guardian newspaper in the UK was the one that released the Snowden details (and thus had to defend itself from the UK...
Forum: Off topic 2016-02-01, 04:00
Replies: 43
Views: 4,477
Posted By Darkflame
I think you need to split that rant up, you cover...

I think you need to split that rant up, you cover half a dozen topics and only about half seems relevant to this thread. You badly need a load of citations as well.

As for SJWs, people ranting...
Forum: Off topic 2016-01-30, 23:04
Replies: 43
Views: 4,477
Posted By Darkflame
It depress's me partly because I think...

It depress's me partly because I think gamification can be a strong tool for good.
The separation between play and work, between a game and life, is often far too harsh.

I think partly because...
Forum: Off topic 2016-01-28, 15:41
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
wow. Thats really awesome. especially;

wow. Thats really awesome. especially;
Forum: Off topic 2016-01-28, 00:11
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
I absolutely agree. Its probably just the fact...

I absolutely agree.
Its probably just the fact NASA's on a pretty tight budget these days. Being told "Go to Mars!" but not given any increase in funds to pay for it makes everything a bit tight. ...
Forum: Fan Art 2016-01-28, 00:04
Replies: 164
Views: 26,658
Posted By Darkflame
Cute indeed.

Cute indeed.
Forum: General 2016-01-26, 01:46
Replies: 18
Views: 1,866
Posted By Darkflame
O_o I must admit a little skeptical. ...

O_o
I must admit a little skeptical.
Although EAs logo clearly is printed on the CDR, so if its fake a fair bit of effort was spent.
Forum: Off topic 2016-01-25, 01:09
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Things going to the ISS in the next few months. ...

Things going to the ISS in the next few months.


http://www.spaceflightinsider.com/missions/human-spaceflight/nasa-leverages-iss-gets-go-ahead-deep-space-habs/

I notice they are playing it...
Forum: Off topic 2016-01-25, 00:18
Replies: 24
Views: 5,193
Posted By Darkflame
Its the little things that made it watchable for...

Its the little things that made it watchable for me. Character, dialogue, etc.

Sort of the reverse of the prequels. I never minded the overall plots for those films mostly - but they were let down...
Forum: Off topic 2016-01-16, 20:44
Replies: 24
Views: 5,193
Posted By Darkflame
[[spoiler removed]]

[[spoiler removed]]
Forum: Off topic 2016-01-16, 20:38
Replies: 24
Views: 5,193
Posted By Darkflame
finnally saw it, allthough my views arnt very...

finnally saw it, allthough my views arnt very original;'
[[spoiler removed]]

Oh, and Andy Serkis did a great job with BB8 :P
Forum: Off topic 2016-01-14, 01:37
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Oh, I did another article picking my favorite...

Oh, I did another article picking my favorite Hololen app ideas;
http://darkflame.co.uk/EverythingEverywhere/articles/13/hololens-concepts-my-mostly-arbitrary-picks-of-the-best-part-2
Forum: Off topic 2016-01-14, 01:36
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Well, the mobile phone market has helped at...

Well, the mobile phone market has helped at least drive down costs. While capacity is only improveing slowly, the prices crashed significantly. And there is strong demand for light,high capacity...
Forum: Off topic 2016-01-13, 17:37
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Audis moon rover; ...

Audis moon rover;

https://s7d9.scene7.com/is/image/Audiusastaging/news-2015-audi-moon-mission-2?wid=1613&hei=908

Cute.
This is their entry for the Google Luner X-prize. Basically a contest to...
Forum: Member Announcements 2016-01-13, 16:58
Replies: 2
Views: 1,043
Posted By Darkflame
Welcome (or re-Welcome I guess). No good at...

Welcome (or re-Welcome I guess).

No good at speed runs myself, but I am sure somehow here can help.
Forum: Member Announcements 2016-01-13, 16:56
Replies: 3
hi
Views: 816
Posted By Darkflame
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Off topic 2016-01-12, 23:00
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Well, yes, but its not in the cars yet. I think...

Well, yes, but its not in the cars yet. I think his thinking was to get things rolling as fast as possible. Create a new market. (well, arguably the electric car market already existed, but Telsa...
Forum: Off topic 2016-01-10, 18:36
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Id argue we are the only species to go above a...

Id argue we are the only species to go above a certain speed, and higher then certain heights too. Theres lots of distinct things about humans thanks to our multi-level tool use. (we dont just make...
Forum: Off topic 2016-01-08, 00:33
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Indeed it is. Getting stuff into orbit cheaper...

Indeed it is. Getting stuff into orbit cheaper should really be the #1 goal of humanity technology wise (ok, other then health stuff). Once we are in space cheaper, so much else becomes easier.
The...
Forum: Off topic 2016-01-07, 19:02
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
I assume everyone heard about SpaceX's successful...

I assume everyone heard about SpaceX's successful landing of their spaceship.

For those that dont know the significance; This spaceship went into orbit, deployed 11 satellites when up there, then...
Forum: Off topic 2016-01-01, 15:56
Replies: 5
Views: 918
Posted By Darkflame
Happy New Year! May the future year of 2016...

Happy New Year!
May the future year of 2016 finally bring flying cars and everyone wearing silver tin-foil.
Forum: News 2015-12-27, 19:37
Replies: 12
Views: 27,884
Posted By Darkflame
Beautiful stuff. Although poor dinofly :(

Beautiful stuff.
Although poor dinofly :(
Forum: Off topic 2015-12-24, 10:11
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
The Librarians - While initially this was a ok...

The Librarians - While initially this was a ok Warehouse13 "replacement", the last few episodes have been really good. Certainly stronger writting in season2. Things tieing together better, and while...
Forum: General 2015-12-24, 10:06
Replies: 7
Views: 1,892
Posted By Darkflame
I first played LBA2 off a magazine demo CD, but...

I first played LBA2 off a magazine demo CD, but havnt a clue which one.
Forum: General 2015-12-24, 10:03
Replies: 9
Views: 2,338
Posted By Darkflame
In terms of phone games, Id argue LBA1 still...

In terms of phone games, Id argue LBA1 still looks pretty darn good :P
Forum: Off topic 2015-12-21, 01:28
Replies: 8
Views: 1,311
Posted By Darkflame
It gets very imaginative in its gameplay in later...

It gets very imaginative in its gameplay in later sections.
I guess you can say its not the slickest when it comes to platforming these days - but much like you can say that against LBA and it would...
Forum: Off topic 2015-12-20, 14:16
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,526
Posted By Darkflame
Yeah its weird as hell by its absence. Kinda...

Yeah its weird as hell by its absence. Kinda hoping they patch it in.
Not really spoiling my game though.



You can expect it in about 6 months then :P
Forum: Off topic 2015-12-18, 23:28
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,526
Posted By Darkflame
Yes, cant wait for Zelda either. :) Still...

Yes, cant wait for Zelda either. :)

Still really enjoying Xenoblade - some nice crazy sci-fi twists now I am a few chapters in. :) I also love just running about seeing who I can help in town.
...
Forum: Off topic 2015-12-16, 02:08
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Thanks. It just seems so simple no? I wouldn't be...

Thanks. It just seems so simple no? I wouldn't be surprised if others have thought of the same thing.
The other nice point about this mirror technique I forgot is I think is that it ensures good...
Forum: Off topic 2015-12-15, 22:10
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Late next year sounds right. Still developer...

Late next year sounds right. Still developer edition mind, I think it will be a few years before its casually in stores. Long enough for that $3000 to be more like $999.
---
Anyway, I submitted a...
Forum: General 2015-12-15, 15:31
Replies: 9
Views: 2,338
Posted By Darkflame
We should get Microsoft to install LBA by default...

We should get Microsoft to install LBA by default in Windows10 instead!
Forum: General 2015-12-15, 02:01
Replies: 4
Views: 1,485
Posted By Darkflame
You could try different scaling algorithms I...

You could try different scaling algorithms I guess? Some TVs let you do that.
Not sure it would help though. (Relatively) Low res stuff looks particularly bad on high res displays.
Forum: Off topic 2015-12-14, 03:11
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,526
Posted By Darkflame
Mario 3D World for sure. Love my platformers. ...

Mario 3D World for sure. Love my platformers.
Splatoon as well I think I'll get - I have a few friends that have it and want my to join for the multiplayer.
Pikmin 3 possibly.

Oh, and...
Forum: Off topic 2015-12-13, 23:50
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,526
Posted By Darkflame
Well, thats debatable. I got a WiiU for it -...

Well, thats debatable.
I got a WiiU for it - but I knew I would enjoy because I played the last game. I also had a few WiiU games ön a list to "get at some point". So it was sort of a safe choice...
Forum: Off topic 2015-12-13, 02:36
Replies: 8
Views: 1,311
Posted By Darkflame
I know, but I must admit my skepticism at double...

I know, but I must admit my skepticism at double fine a bit in regards to money these days.
They probably need 3 times what they ask for.
Luckly they might get it.
Forum: Off topic 2015-12-12, 17:05
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,526
Posted By Darkflame
True. I think its a ram issue for the large...

True.
I think its a ram issue for the large landscapes.
Forum: Off topic 2015-12-12, 01:51
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,526
Posted By Darkflame
Along the same lines my WiiU is; TwDarkflame...

Along the same lines my WiiU is;
TwDarkflame (if you use a different name, tell me your from MBN so I know to confirm you - sometimes I get friend requests on various networks and I have no clue if...
Forum: Off topic 2015-12-08, 18:59
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,526
Posted By Darkflame
Xenoblade X - OMG I love this. Its insane O_o. ...

Xenoblade X - OMG I love this. Its insane O_o. I'm not getting much done in the game - I just love running about looking at the creatures.
The art design is just beautiful.
Anyone with a WiiU...
Forum: General 2015-12-08, 18:47
Replies: 9
Views: 2,338
Posted By Darkflame
Not IRL, other then MBNers - but sometimes online...

Not IRL, other then MBNers - but sometimes online I see people mention it for one reason or another.
Forum: Fan Art 2015-12-08, 18:46
Replies: 30
Views: 6,456
Posted By Darkflame
These are lovely :D Great stuff.

These are lovely :D Great stuff.
Forum: General 2015-11-26, 05:24
Replies: 62
Views: 9,907
Posted By Darkflame
They need money to make LBA3. No publisher...

They need money to make LBA3.
No publisher wants to give them it.
Ergo, that means they need money to self finance, or at least partly put up the money and hope a publisher will supply the rest.
...
Forum: Off topic 2015-11-25, 18:51
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Well, to be fair, some of Losts dots did connect...

Well, to be fair, some of Losts dots did connect and tie up, just a lot of it was "oh, its magic!" as the "explanation". Oh well, theres always fanfiction...
Forum: Off topic 2015-11-23, 22:01
Replies: 3,393
Views: 224,512
Posted By Darkflame
Marvel's Jessica Jones S01E0102 - Judging by the...

Marvel's Jessica Jones S01E0102 - Judging by the first two episodes it looks like another great move by Netflix. Stylish, well acted, and with a creepy as hell villain. Humour where its needed, but...
Forum: Fan Art 2015-11-21, 17:54
Replies: 41
Views: 6,069
Posted By Darkflame
This has my seal of approval.

This has my seal of approval.
Forum: Off topic 2015-11-17, 16:53
Replies: 3,267
Views: 258,526
Posted By Darkflame
The Talos Principle is a nice game indeed. I also...

The Talos Principle is a nice game indeed. I also liked the ending.



Its a sequel actually. I quite liked it, but wasnt too sold on the "buying items" system (Id rather find them). Other then...
Forum: Off topic 2015-11-15, 16:11
Replies: 49
Views: 3,242
Posted By Darkflame
Christians make up around 70% of europe. ...

Christians make up around 70% of europe.
Muslims around 6%. (growing to a staggering 8% by 2030...) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islam_in_Europe#Projections)

If theres any steady pattern over...
Forum: Off topic 2015-11-14, 16:34
Replies: 49
Views: 3,242
Posted By Darkflame
I'll be a senile old man posting to himself :P

I'll be a senile old man posting to himself :P
Forum: General 2015-11-14, 02:29
Replies: 9
Views: 1,914
Posted By Darkflame
Theres no excuse for anyone on earth not to have...

Theres no excuse for anyone on earth not to have LBA at this point.

Nope I dont care if you dont have a computer.
Forum: Fan Games 2015-11-13, 01:11
Replies: 430
Views: 119,514
Posted By Darkflame
Nicely done! I like both of theses designs

Nicely done! I like both of theses designs
Forum: News 2015-11-13, 00:17
Replies: 66
Views: 35,866
Posted By Darkflame
They get 30% for hosting I would assume. 90% sure...

They get 30% for hosting I would assume. 90% sure its all automated though. Valve wont be picking whats put online, they will at best do a check or too to make sure it isnt some virus and a real...
Forum: General 2015-11-11, 23:45
Replies: 5
Views: 1,881
Posted By Darkflame
2Dark got a little bit of coverage on Cubed3; ...

2Dark got a little bit of coverage on Cubed3;
http://www.cubed3.com/news/25285/1/pioneer-of-survival-horror-returns-to-the-genre.html

I didnt even have to prompt them :P
Forum: News 2015-11-11, 20:25
Replies: 66
Views: 35,866
Posted By Darkflame
American company? 99% sure Steam/Valve...

American company?

99% sure Steam/Valve doesn't personally handle any of this stuff. Its DotEmu are doing the enhanced edition, and given thats whats on Steam I assume they handled the other...
Forum: Member Announcements 2015-11-10, 15:38
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By Darkflame
Welcome :) Look forward to seeing your art!

Welcome :)
Look forward to seeing your art!
Forum: Off topic 2015-11-10, 15:37
Replies: 15
Views: 1,528
Posted By Darkflame
no, thats on me I meant to write "caught" (as in...

no, thats on me I meant to write "caught" (as in past tense of catch) but was rushing too much.
Forum: Off topic 2015-11-10, 01:08
Replies: 15
Views: 1,528
Posted By Darkflame
I was going to ask about software used, but...

I was going to ask about software used, but someone else did before me so I didn't ask anything.
Apparently ILM almost exclusively uses 3DS MAX over the last few years - mainly as they found it...
Forum: News 2015-11-10, 00:59
Replies: 66
Views: 35,866
Posted By Darkflame
I would guess they either arnt aware of its...

I would guess they either arnt aware of its existence, or they think it would take more legal effort to use it ?
Forum: Off topic 2015-11-09, 12:27
Replies: 15
Views: 1,528
Posted By Darkflame
Special effects, mostly focusing on work like the...

Special effects, mostly focusing on work like the last Jurassic Park.
Very interesting stuff actually - especially as people underestimate how much is still done with practical effects. Lots of...
Forum: Off topic 2015-11-05, 12:57
Replies: 15
Views: 1,528
Posted By Darkflame
Well, the idea is plans changed after Epp1's...

Well, the idea is plans changed after Epp1's negative reception.
(which I think is true anyway, I also seem to remember reading at the time)
--
Anyway, by coincidence I was at a talk by someone...
Forum: Off topic 2015-11-03, 16:54
Replies: 15
Views: 1,528
Posted By Darkflame
Anyone seen this; http://darthjarjar.com/ ...

Anyone seen this;

http://darthjarjar.com/

While it is, of course, confirmation bias based - its also one of the most well thought out fan theories I have seen.
Its like crazy....but then gets...
Forum: Off topic 2015-11-02, 22:23
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Yup. Honestly, I dont splash out large scale on...

Yup.
Honestly, I dont splash out large scale on tech much.
I only upgrade my PC when I really need it.
But this? This I will spend a a lot for. And, in all honesty, I have a tone of ideas for...
Forum: Fan Art 2015-11-01, 01:18
Replies: 103
Views: 17,188
Posted By Darkflame
hehe :D nice

hehe :D nice
Forum: Off topic 2015-10-30, 16:47
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
Me too. Id actually be very tempted to splash...

Me too.
Id actually be very tempted to splash down $3000 on a Hololens development kit (which is due earlier next year). Its expensive, but it is a full standalone PC rather then just a device you...
Forum: Member Announcements 2015-10-27, 16:07
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By Darkflame
Greetings! Always nice to have a new member :)

Greetings! Always nice to have a new member :)
Forum: General 2015-10-27, 15:31
Replies: 148
Views: 18,098
Posted By Darkflame
Yes, Yooka Laylee looks lovely. (Backed it...

Yes, Yooka Laylee looks lovely.
(Backed it myself, cant wait to play)
Forum: Off topic 2015-10-26, 17:01
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
I think AR in general has, but not on a product...

I think AR in general has, but not on a product like this. Its only in one eye, and then not very good contrast, with no tracking ability. This is more like "phone in your eye" then true AR.
Its...
Forum: Off topic 2015-10-26, 13:28
Replies: 1,857
Views: 194,495
Posted By Darkflame
This might interest some people (like me) ...

This might interest some people (like me)
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/ora-x-android-powered-headphone-with-ar-display/x/12521536#/story

$400 for a pair of headphones with a HD camera and...
Forum: Fan Games 2015-10-25, 14:04
Replies: 430
Views: 119,514
Posted By Darkflame
Indeed, and as I mentioned elsewhere it really...

Indeed, and as I mentioned elsewhere it really helps if people leave reviews and vote.
Forum: News 2015-10-25, 14:03
Replies: 66
Views: 35,866
Posted By Darkflame
True LBA fans aim to have a copy for every single...

True LBA fans aim to have a copy for every single device with screen in their house :P

(and if anyone gets it working on the Nintendo DS - thats one copy for each screen!)
Forum: News 2015-10-23, 20:23
Replies: 66
Views: 35,866
Posted By Darkflame
Thats a good idea.

Thats a good idea.
Forum: General 2015-10-23, 01:10
Replies: 5
Views: 1,881
Posted By Darkflame
New 2Dark Trailer

For those not following their dev blog;
https://youtu.be/IpQgFqer8To
Forum: News 2015-10-22, 01:52
Replies: 66
Views: 35,866
Posted By Darkflame
Exactly! Review it people! (or at least like...

Exactly!
Review it people! (or at least like reviews you agree with)
Forum: News 2015-10-21, 16:19
Replies: 66
Views: 35,866
Posted By Darkflame
LBA 1 and 2 on sale at Steam!

LBA 1 (enhanced tablet version) and LBA2 (DosBoxed version) are now for sale on Steam (http://store.steampowered.com/sub/80342/)!
...
Forum: Fan Fics 2015-10-18, 00:01
Replies: 64
Views: 16,291
Posted By Darkflame
The first story generated also loads a semantic...

The first story generated also loads a semantic database of words so I think that might be the main reason why its slow the first time. If you goto settings and then hit makestory without reloading...
Forum: Fan Fics 2015-10-16, 20:15
Replies: 64
Views: 16,291
Posted By Darkflame
Just did another update, but this time Id...

Just did another update, but this time Id appreciate some peoples help!

1. Anyone with a mobile phone (not tablet) does www.fanficmaker.com work for you?
I updated the site to be friendly for...
Forum: Off topic 2015-10-16, 17:10
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By Darkflame
I dought they are offering anything given the...

I dought they are offering anything given the site is completely free and doesn't even have adverts. Unless they get a shittone of donations or something.
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