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  1. Corvo's mask in Dishonored comes immediately to...

    Corvo's mask in Dishonored comes immediately to mind:
    http://static.trueachievements.com/customimages/011791.jpg
  2. Thread: Valve/Vive

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    Vive is shipping with the motion controllers....

    Vive is shipping with the motion controllers. Speaking of which: devkits are in the wild. Consumer release by the end of the year is looking good.
  3. Thread: Valve/Vive

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    The lighthouses are actually really inexpensive,...

    The lighthouses are actually really inexpensive, especially since they don't actually do the tracking themselves. They're just emitters. The Oculus Constellation base station is probably more...
  4. Thread: Valve/Vive

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    Vive beating Oculus to market by several months...

    Vive beating Oculus to market by several months (if they meet their announced date) means Steam has a massive advantage on the VR marketplace front. Either exclusives won't be exclusive forever, or...
  5. What I posted was referring to what you posted.

    What I posted was referring to what you posted.
  6. That whole EU thing is about cancelling...

    That whole EU thing is about cancelling purchases, not warranty returns.
  7. You have to pay to ship it back.

    You have to pay to ship it back.
  8. You've basically spent this entire thread...

    You've basically spent this entire thread stamping your feet. You've gone from "the Steam boxes and Steam Controller are a Machiavellian negotiating tactic between Valve and MS, and since MS...
  9. They're not building a fucking factory in the UK...

    They're not building a fucking factory in the UK for them, so they're being shipped from either the US (this being Valve they're probably doing a QC pass on the pre-order batch), or from whatever...
  10. You don't get charged if the failure to deliver...

    You don't get charged if the failure to deliver can't be attributed to you (which is most scenarios where it wouldn't get delivered. Seriously, if they've put a 'nobody was here to sign for it'...
  11. Gabe's talked about plans to extend the...

    Gabe's talked about plans to extend the opportunities for people to earn from the workshop to non-Valve games for a while. Bethesda is just the first to sign up.
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    Re-read the code, dude. x never gets set to 0,...

    Re-read the code, dude. x never gets set to 0, and the reset from the left side to the right side (and vice versa) occurs when the object is half a screen width from the edge of the room.

    Though...
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    if x+hspeed > (room.width - view_width/2){ x =...

    if x+hspeed > (room.width - view_width/2){
    x = view_width/2
    }

    if x+hspeed < view_width/2 {
    x = room.width - view_width/2
    }

    innit (I'm probably naming the view_width paramter wrong)? Just...
  14. Thread: Valve/Vive

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    Relevant (http://xkcd.com/1497/) 10char

    Relevant

    10char
  15. Thread: Valve/Vive

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    That was one thing about Ubuntu when I was...

    That was one thing about Ubuntu when I was playing with a live version: it just had the driver for my mobo's ethernet. When I reinstalled Windows recently it didn't. I had to use a USB wifi stick to...
  16. Thread: Valve/Vive

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    You're just being willfully disingenuous here. ...

    You're just being willfully disingenuous here.

    Does Microsoft aggressively patch Windows for game related issues? Does Apple for OSX/iOS? Or Google for Android? No, no, and no. In fact, Windows...
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    And with Linux as a build target platform for...

    And with Linux as a build target platform for Unity 5, Unreal 4, and obviously Source 2, the game development barriers for Linux are pretty much nonexistent.



    Even this is less of an issue on...
  18. Thread: Valve/Vive

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    One of the advantages of the Steam Machines is...

    One of the advantages of the Steam Machines is that they do give developers a more solid minimum spec to target for PC development.

    And Recommended Specs are kind of bullshit, since they're...
  19. Thread: Valve/Vive

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    To get the Steam Machines branding, it has to...

    To get the Steam Machines branding, it has to ship with SteamOS as the installed OS. Why is this hard for you to get? Valve's said from the get go that if an end-user wants to install Windows on a...
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    I think it's a little easier to have a more or...

    I think it's a little easier to have a more or less generic DoDamage script (for GameMaker's definition of "script," where a script is a function that exists separately from an object. I'm finding...
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    Right after I wrote my post I realized what i was...

    Right after I wrote my post I realized what i was doing wrong. I have a "punched" boolean on all my dynamic objects, so when punched = true knock back and other things happen, and I was subtracting...
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    God DAMN your animations are fantastic. How...

    God DAMN your animations are fantastic.

    How are you handling collision and timing for the melee attacks? I'm having a lot of trouble with that one. Initially I had it so that damage was only dealt...
  23. Thread: Valve/Vive

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    Getting the little SteamOS platform icon requires...

    Getting the little SteamOS platform icon requires that it run natively in SteamOS/Linux, not just be streamable.
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    SteamOS Sale...

    SteamOS Sale. All games that are either coming to SteamOS, or are already on it. Some of the more notable titles being Shadow of Mordor, Arkham Knight, Saints Row IV, Company of Heroes II, and...
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    The thing about a discussion forum for a video...

    The thing about a discussion forum for a video game news and reviews site is that it's generally assumed the people participating actually read video game news and reviews.
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