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Game Review: Planetside 2 (video)

Atreide Comment from beta player (157 comments)

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

more than 2 years ago

Green Crystal 'Rain' Discovered Near Infant Star

Atreide not interesting (43 comments)

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 ...

more than 3 years ago

A New Take On the Fermi Paradox

Atreide carebear dream (388 comments)

> "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.

more than 4 years ago

With World Watching, Wikileaks Falls Into Disrepair

Atreide oh no ! (258 comments)

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.

more than 4 years ago

When meeting polls on the internet, I

Atreide CowboyNeal any one ? (159 comments)

is CowboyNeal a truthful answer ?

more than 4 years ago

Might Shatner Boldly Lead Canada As Governor?

Atreide might shatner boldly lead canada ? (318 comments)

"might shatner boldly lead canada ?"

I thought Picard was bold, not Kirk.

more than 4 years ago

Apple Wants To Share Your Location With Others

Atreide One pod (248 comments)

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.

more than 4 years ago

Apple Wants To Share Your Location With Others

Atreide brave new world (248 comments)

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."


more than 4 years ago

Pakistani Lawyer Wants Mark Zuckerberg Executed

Atreide sueing foreigner (1318 comments)

I wonder if it is possible to sue that pakistani lawyer for calling to murder and if he can be extraded for that ?

more than 4 years ago

NASA Says Moon Has More Water Than Great Lakes

Atreide Re:Cheating Moon (255 comments)

and Neptune has more water than Great Lakes.

more than 4 years ago

McAfee Retracts Lowball Bug Damage Estimate

Atreide what it did to my 11'000 computers (233 comments)

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

more than 4 years ago

Handling Money Brings Pain Relief

Atreide applied theory (103 comments)

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

more than 4 years ago

How Truthful Are You When Creating Web Accounts?

Atreide how did you answer that poll ? (309 comments)

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 !

more than 4 years ago

A Sad Day For the New Zealand Internet

Atreide invasion ? probably yes (221 comments)

"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.

more than 4 years ago

Google's Computing Power Refines Translation

Atreide google skynet ? (142 comments)

Wasn't Skynet used for translation
before it decided for a better future for humanity ?

more than 4 years ago

US Gamers Spend $3.8 Billion On MMOs Yearly

Atreide one more blow against RIAA (177 comments)

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.

more than 4 years ago

Interstellar Hydrogen Prevents Light-Speed Travel?

Atreide incorrect (546 comments)

AFAIK Luke, Han and friends did not collide with some giant Hydrogen ollider.
They just nearly collide with a giant artificial moon.

more than 4 years ago

Australian Senate Hears Open Source Is Too Expensive

Atreide this is correct (365 comments)

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."

Now they have to migrate to Oracle Product.
"Oracle is committed to creating accessible technologies and products that enhance the overall workplace environment"

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.

more than 4 years ago

Armed Robot Drones To Join UK Police Force

Atreide something new (311 comments)

after bobbies
here come robbies
to catch robbers
raised with teletubbies

more than 4 years ago

Interview With the Founder of a Video Game Rehab Clinic

Atreide another addiction (59 comments)

I am addicted to lazyness
may I get 45 days off ?

about 5 years ago



Find a good translation software ?

Atreide Atreide writes  |  more than 6 years ago

Atreide (16473) writes "Member of international group IT I am asked to provide computing technical documentation and procedures in english.
Problem they are all writen in my native language (btw french).
What good translation exist to translate from "*" to "english" ? Babelfish and the like not being considered "good translation software"."


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