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    Today, 04:36 PM
    I have no idea what you're on about with the muskets thing. The British musket was the standard long pattern musket or "brown bess" it was used from...
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    Today, 04:10 PM
    Zephro replied to a thread Space Sims in PC Gaming Discussion
    My current problem with joysticks is that my PC is in the living room so needs to be relatively neat and tidy when not in use. Joysticks just don't...
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    Today, 04:05 PM
    Got to love some Adam Curtis. Anyway we should be banning private cars that aren't electric from the centre of London anyway, though that's for a...
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    Yesterday, 03:24 PM
    Simple option tax the shit out of capital and land. The issue with robot automation is who owns the capital and the excess wealth they generate, much...
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    23-03-2017, 11:48 PM
    Zephro replied to a thread Space Sims in PC Gaming Discussion
    I think you're mistaking hard science fiction with science fiction more generally. Star Trek, the example you keep using, isn't really interested in...
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    23-03-2017, 10:41 PM
    Zephro replied to a thread Space Sims in PC Gaming Discussion
    Well not a sprite based one, I was thinking a bit more with all the 3D bells and whistles, like Freespace 2 was back in the day. God that nebula was...
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    23-03-2017, 10:29 PM
    Zephro replied to a thread Space Sims in PC Gaming Discussion
    Kerbal isn't boring. But I do need to be able to pause it quite a bit and have a think. Then set it on x1000 speed until I hit the right point to...
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    23-03-2017, 10:22 PM
    Zephro replied to a thread Space Sims in PC Gaming Discussion
    I'm not even sure boring is the right word. I've played a lot of Kerbal. I'm basically 100% certain my brain is going to be incapable of working out...
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    23-03-2017, 08:18 PM
    Zephro replied to a thread Space Sims in PC Gaming Discussion
    What I don't want is a game where my pew pew laser death and explosions is interfered with by some boring ass interplanetary trading shite. We...
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    23-03-2017, 04:50 PM
    Zephro replied to a thread Space Sims in PC Gaming Discussion
    No it isn't. Required watching is all the space battles from Star Wars and Battlestar Galactica. Maybe throw in some WW2 fighter pilot movies.
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    23-03-2017, 04:24 PM
    https://www.warhammer-community.com/2017/03/23/warhammer-40000-news-from-adepticon/ Holy shit they're actually adding back in armour save...
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    23-03-2017, 03:37 PM
    Wow that's expensive, also super shitty sales practice. I'm fairly sure that'd be illegal in the EU(UK as well for now) as you have to properly...
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    23-03-2017, 03:30 PM
    Also the creative stuff isn't just important for innovation (which is such a fucking annoying buzzword) it's important for a whole set of design and...
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    23-03-2017, 03:21 PM
    Oh yeah that's true. Before it was just a building tree to unlock shit. Maybe that's the problem, it should be one or the other. If you've got a tech...
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    23-03-2017, 03:09 PM
    Maybe. Though people on about the factions being a bit samey with Empire, there was only so much you could do with armies where they just lined up...
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    23-03-2017, 03:01 PM
    Zephro replied to a thread Space Sims in PC Gaming Discussion
    This pretty much all fits. Plus my steam controller fits in my desk drawer so it's entirely out of sight most the time. A joystick would need...
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    23-03-2017, 02:58 PM
    Would an epically sized map be a good idea after the trilogy is done? Allowing all the possible match ups? The experience of Empire says no... but...
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    23-03-2017, 02:48 PM
    Shifting all the responsibility onto consumers does seem a bit harsh. Less so with Apple as it's easy to make choices about their products, but...
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    23-03-2017, 02:56 AM
    Zephro replied to a thread Space Sims in PC Gaming Discussion
    Part of the problem with joysticks is that I share a small 1 bed flat with my wife. Joysticks and steering wheels take up a lot of space due to...
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    23-03-2017, 01:45 AM
    Productivity is a specific measure in this context. It's the amount of profit per worker effectively. E.g. useful work done. You can have lots of...
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    23-03-2017, 01:35 AM
    Zephro replied to a thread Space Sims in PC Gaming Discussion
    I don't care, I can still dream. Freespace 2 was just mind blowing when it came out, I've not had my mind blown in so long. Have they got the open...
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    23-03-2017, 01:33 AM
    I'm finally playing the Beastmen campaign through. Good fun so far, the map has remained abominable and hard to read at times, but at least the...
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    23-03-2017, 01:22 AM
    Zephro replied to a thread Space Sims in PC Gaming Discussion
    I'm with you on this. Elite Dangerous or the X series aren't anything like X-Wing or Freespace. Basically give me Freespace 3 or give me death!
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    17-03-2017, 02:21 PM
    Well if we're talking about stuff that's charted, got played on the radio/TV. Since the 80s and really I'm talking about the UK, so experience may...
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    16-03-2017, 03:17 PM
    It's important to phrase that the other way around. Windows 10 will be the only MS OS to support new Intel CPUs. Intel CPUs are going to work on...
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    16-03-2017, 11:58 AM
    Yeah so what you're saying Ed Sheeran is as much a danger to this world as Donal Trump, I think that's very fair of you. Might be going a bit easy...
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    16-03-2017, 11:41 AM
    I do listen to 6Music every day, so I am keeping up to some extent. I just habitually have it on in the background though so very little filters...
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    15-03-2017, 07:06 PM
    This. Inoffensive is the worst possible sin for music, or even films/TV.
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    15-03-2017, 03:55 PM
    I like the island metaphor more than the bubble one. Mostly as people have taken the bubble thing to mean someone purposely being insular and and...
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    15-03-2017, 02:05 PM
    Yeah I'm not sure if it's my age or just how technology has changed what the charts even are. There is definitely good music still knocking around...
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