top Game Review:
Planetside 2 (video)
Planetside 1 was already something.
10 years ago you could play with 300 other people on persistent maps far bigger than other FPS of that time.
Now Planetside 2 offers to play up to 2000 players at the same time on the same map (instance). Something I have never seen elsewhere. Even in Eve online (not followed Eve for 2 years though).
Sure you need to be organized with so much people. And the game becomes really interesting when your outfit (guild) can align many people. And when you are organized.
For instance on Miller server (the biggest European server) our French outfit (French Connection) aligns more than 80 players during our Friday night ops. This is real thrill to be part of such massive group. Which is finally only 1/6 of all other Vanu players !
Editor Sony has chosen F2P to monetize the game. And sure they push to have you pay.
But seriously nothing is free in this world and many players choose to spend money as they would with any non F2P other game.
For curious people, here are our films (sorry, in French when we speak).
http://frc.planetside.fr/index.php?static3/tv-french-connection about a year and a half ago
top Green Crystal 'Rain' Discovered Near Infant Star
At 100$ the ton, olivine is not your next source of income.
Do not expect to go over there to harvest these crystals.
By the way noone will go there soon anyway ...
top A New Take On the Fermi Paradox
> "when civilizations are close enough together in time and space, they can come into contact and when this happens the cross-fertilization of ideas and cultures allows them both to flourish in a way that increases their combined lifespan."
This is a positive stand which is unproved by history.
During centuries human societies have eradicated other societies they felt inferiors.
Even during this "enlightment century" we have been witnessed of slaughters. Darfour is just a close example.
I strongly oppose statement that human car fertilize any idea with aliens. It is a carebear dream.
Hope aliens will never encounter Human race.
top With World Watching, Wikileaks Falls Into Disrepair
Did they use an iPhone 4 to host WikiLeaks ?
Someone must have pressed it too tight. Now antena is not working anymore and Wikileaks is disconnected.
top When meeting polls on the internet, I
is CowboyNeal a truthful answer ?
top Might Shatner Boldly Lead Canada As Governor?
"might shatner boldly lead canada ?"
I thought Picard was bold, not Kirk.
top Apple Wants To Share Your Location With Others
Hail to Lord Steve who did remarquable Jobs :
"One Apple to rule them all, One Apple to find them,
One Apple to bring them all and in the darkness bind (blind ?) them."
Or as Hamlett might have said, something is rotten in the board of Apple.
top Apple Wants To Share Your Location With Others
what next ?
"Welcome in democracy 2.0
You will be allowed to buy food only after you accept the new state constitution. Where we declare you now leave in a liberalist dictature."
top Pakistani Lawyer Wants Mark Zuckerberg Executed
I wonder if it is possible to sue that pakistani lawyer for calling to murder and if he can be extraded for that ?
top NASA Says Moon Has More Water Than Great Lakes
and Neptune has more water than Great Lakes.
top McAfee Retracts Lowball Bug Damage Estimate
we have 11K computers
only XP SP3 computers were impacted
whether running Virus Scan 8.7 or 8.5
but in fact less than 100 computers were impacted,
1% compared to our total
one thing that helped
was employees had started to leave after work when update propagated and they shutdown computer when they leave
it could have been a nightmare
we were very lucky
top Handling Money Brings Pain Relief
next time I cheat my girlfriend
I would pay a professional lady with hard currency so that when I face my girlfriend I will be relieved from emotional pain
top How Truthful Are You When Creating Web Accounts?
how did you answer that poll ?
My answer is true
My answer is a mix of some true and some false data
My answer is pure fabrications
All data is true... but not mine
Sites I trust get real data, others get fake data and I do not trust
/. I AM CowboyNeal !
top A Sad Day For the New Zealand Internet
"so perhaps the USA will launch an invasion to free the poor downtrodden Kiwis from their own evil government?"
That is probably true.
Since there is rumor CNN might have proof that Bin Laden has been seen there for vacation.
People also say he is accompagnied by Sadam Hussein and Joseph Stalin.
Who are said to have found some oil offshore.
top Google's Computing Power Refines Translation
Wasn't Skynet used for translation
before it decided for a better future for humanity ?
top US Gamers Spend $3.8 Billion On MMOs Yearly
Well that is a fact
against music majors stupidity who wants people to buy disks and games and DVD...
unless my boss gives me more money I cannot spend money on MMO plus other media.
top Interstellar Hydrogen Prevents Light-Speed Travel?
AFAIK Luke, Han and friends did not collide with some giant Hydrogen ollider.
They just nearly collide with a giant artificial moon.
top Australian Senate Hears Open Source Is Too Expensive
a few days back this have been prooved to be correct
people using accessibility of the GNOME desktop contributed by Sun will have to change (Orca screen reader, a project led by Sun's Accessibility Program Office). Killed by Oracle.
"the accessibility of the GNOME desktop will become the open source equivalent of an unfunded mandate, doomed ultimately to fail." http://news.slashdot.org/story/10/02/09/0024241/Oracle-Drops-Suns-Commitment-To-Accessibility
Now they have to migrate to Oracle Product.
"Oracle is committed to creating accessible technologies and products that enhance the overall workplace environment" http://www.oracle.com/accessibility/index.html
This sure is too costly to work with open source.
Cost of change for these users will be high. They would have better commit to closed source solutions such as Oracle in first place.
After all it is very well known that companies never kill their product line and have stable roadmaps.
top Armed Robot Drones To Join UK Police Force
here come robbies to catch robbers raised with teletubbies
top Interview With the Founder of a Video Game Rehab Clinic
I am addicted to lazyness
may I get 45 days off ?
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