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Kickstarter's Problem: You Have To Make the Game Before You Ask For Money

jgtg32a Re:Star Citizen and Elite Dangerous did fine (211 comments)

Star Citizen started elsewhere then did a Kickstarter, they had a nice very CGI trailer for the game.
IIRC Elite basically had some concept art and not too much else

about a week ago

When Scientists Give Up

jgtg32a Re:Easy solution (347 comments)

I've heard that Breast Cancer works well.

about a week ago

To Really Cut Emissions, We Need Electric Buses, Not Just Electric Cars

jgtg32a Re:Well, we really should be at that stage by now. (486 comments)

The Savannah was a terrible example. It was basically half cruise ship half cargo ship.
If you want a cargo ship build a cargo ship.

about a week ago

Coffee Naps Better For Alertness Than Coffee Or Naps Alone

jgtg32a Re:Anecdotal verification (133 comments)

I was able to do this for a while and it was amazing. I would drink coffee and then sleep in a carpool for 20ish minutes, and was ready to go all day.

about three weeks ago

Princeton Nuclear Fusion Reactor Will Run Again

jgtg32a Re:mdsolar again (147 comments)

I think you forgot to change accounts before posting.

about three weeks ago

Robotic Suit Gives Shipyard Workers Super Strength

jgtg32a Re:How do you say... (125 comments)

Does that literal translation to actually carry the same weight as the as the English word?

about a month and a half ago

China Confirms New Generation of ICBM

jgtg32a Re:Angry Proliferation Game (224 comments)

Little to early to say but so far it looks like removing nuclear capability isn't really working out too well for Ukraine.

about a month and a half ago

Nintendo Posts Yet Another Loss, Despite Mario Kart 8

jgtg32a Re:Here's an idea! (203 comments)

I seem to remember shovel ware being a huge problem for the Wii.

about a month and a half ago

Neanderthals Ate Their Veggies

jgtg32a Re:Seems strange. (151 comments)

Should be simple if someone brings up old shit just call it coproliths

about 3 months ago

Fabien Cousteau Takes Plunge To Beat Grandfather's Underwater Record

jgtg32a Re:I don't understand how this is a "record" (84 comments)

I'm fairly certain that a crew headed to mars will have much more communication with the outside world than the crew of a boomer does.

about 3 months ago

Nintendo Could Base Comeback On Improving Peoples' Health

jgtg32a Re:Nintendo should (129 comments)

Nah, they can and should keep their consoles but what they should do is have an emulator for their handhelds on the console and make the entire handheld library available.

about 8 months ago

Acid Bath Offers Easy Path To Stem Cells

jgtg32a Re:Embryonic ability (71 comments)

One thing that I've noticed is that people who are against embryonic stem cell research are aware that there are "adult" stem cells, and people who are for embryonic stem cell research don't seem to be aware of the existence of "adult" stem cells. I know it is selection bias, but it is amusing and sad that people I wouldn't expect to have that knowledge do and the people I would expect to have it don't.

about 8 months ago

Elon Musk's New Hologram Project Invites 'Iron Man' Comparisons

jgtg32a Jurassic Park (135 comments)

Just get an Oculus Rift and you've got the VR setup they used in Jurassic Park. Almost as good but a whole lot cheaper.

1 year,23 days

Wii Outselling Wii U, Only 160,000 Units Shipped Last Quarter

jgtg32a Re:Just like the PS3 (212 comments)

MS got around all this by releasing the 360 and then publicly executing the original Xbox in front of us as a warning.

about a year ago

Hollywood's Love of Analytics Couldn't Prevent Six Massive Blockbuster Flops

jgtg32a What are you talking about (1029 comments)

That movie was a Saturday morning cartoon and was all about beating the shit out of monsters and it delivered

about a year ago

The Air Force's Love For Fighter Pilots Is Too Big To Fail

jgtg32a Re:The time has come to move forward (253 comments)

F18 costs $29-$57M depending on options while the Predator B is $16.9M, from wiki

about a year ago

New Moons of Pluto Named Kerberos and Styx; Popular Choice 'Vulcan' Snubbed

jgtg32a Re:Pluto is Latin (194 comments)

Sol is Roman as well

about a year ago


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