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[QUOTE=BANNED USER;53089379]There's so much [i]hoc ergo propter hoc[/i], hasty generalizations, and ad hominems being thrown around that I'm desperately hunting for a moderator control panel that I haven't had in over a year. Elix hasn't posted in this thread in [i]two weeks,...
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[QUOTE=Gmod4ever;53089302]Big Bang, if your hate-boner for CIG and Star Citizen was any more evident, this entire thread would have to be slapped with a "You need to be 18+ to view this page" ripped straight off a porn site, it'd be so damn explicit. I have no horse in this...
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[QUOTE=jonoPorter;53089195]This is like tuddposting but instead of calling out Tudd you're replacing him with elix[/QUOTE] Except he's in the thread and has made several long belligerent posts, again, in this very thread.
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[QUOTE=nightlord;53089080]Why do you have more of a problem with CiG using a bit more aggressive wording [I]after[/I] having their response pretty much ignored at first, than with Crytek seemingly using contradictions (including contradicting themselves, as CiG have said), omi...
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[QUOTE=nightlord;53088750]Crytek ignored the explanations regarding contradictions to their original complaint and went for even more absurd stretches of logic to try to make it look like they were right. When the reasons those claims still have little credibility are the same...
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[QUOTE=krail9;53088491]another response from CIG is up [url]https://www.scribd.com/document/370105345/031127439162[/url] this one is even spicier than last time[/QUOTE] Seems like they're just repeating what they already said, except in a more aggressive and antagonisti...
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I mean they have, in their hands, the biggest FG release in recent history. I'm sure sales expectations as of yesterday mean that there will be enough funds for a Switch version. It actually seems that Bamco wasn't expecting the game to sell this many copies, because I thin...
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The game is really cool; the presentation alone makes it worth it but it actually is like, perfectly responsive, packed with features, no frame drops, great online. It's just an extremely solid release and man am I glad Bamco and Arcsys delivered like they did. The way that...
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I thought that airplanes dumping waste while mid flight was a myth.
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I mean, the video is not poorly made, as a PSA about suicide, it works, it's honest, I was honestly expecting him to fake tears like he did for the colour-blind video and I'm very glad he didn't. It has a bit too many shots of him, but IDK what else would you expect from a Log...
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[QUOTE=LZTYBRN;53074926]I think I'm done with the Oscars. I'm reeeeally tired of them constantly shafting animation. The fact that they didn't even nominate LEGO movie and now they've gone and nominated boss baby, a movie that categorically DOES NOT DESERVE to be nominated for...
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It goes against any form of medical ethics to refuse to attend a patient over religious objections. It is in flagrant contradiction to the spirit of the profession, and those who do should have their medical license revoked. This is a truly despicable measure, serving only as ...
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It's pretty much like I told you, they have a legal argument, they claim it can be proven through discovery, so the case is likely moving forward. If they really are bluffing, CIG will be able to file for a motion for summary judgement later on. I don't know why Leonard French...
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[QUOTE=Aman;53060715]Weird seeing history live streamed.[/QUOTE] Seeing these being posted live was a really intense experience. The moment where he got hit with an RPG and was bleeding from a side of his head, and the moment where he realised he wasn't actually making it ...
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[QUOTE=BeardyDuck;53061996][url]https://www.theverge.com/2018/1/17/16893896/babe-aziz-ansari-sexual-misconduct-new-journalism-millennials-platform-reporting[/url] [url]http://money.cnn.com/2018/01/15/media/aziz-ansari-babe-editor-interview/index.html[/url][/QUOTE] Yeah ...
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[QUOTE=Vodkavia;53061723]This thread is confusing as hell. It has to be said though that consent for y act doesn’t translate into consent for every other act imaginable. Say if you just don’t like anal, being eaten out doesn’t your partner has “unlocked” the same way it might ...
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I don't understand at all what people were expecting of Ansari. They went on a date, nice restaurant, had some wine, both went back to his apartment. You can say what you want about the difference in their age, she's 23 and he's 35, she should know he's not taking you there to...
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His death is now confirmed, a picture of his corpse was leaked to Twitter, and it also confirmed his side of the story that he was getting hit by explosives. Won't be posting it here.
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Several dead in operation to arrest rogue Venezuela pilot Óscar Pérez
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[quote]Two police officers were killed in Caracas as security forces closed in on a rogue pilot and former policeman who stole a helicopter and bombed government buildings in an audacious stunt that inspired protesters across Venezuela. Police traced Óscar Pérez to a run-do...
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[QUOTE=Hezzy;53048082]I can see we're coming back in a full circle, but regardless; What rule has Tudd broken? Can you provide evidence?[/QUOTE] I feel like the sheer amount of people who have been banned for in some form or another for acknowledging Tudd serves as evidenc...
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They're commenting on his remark about the video in the OP, which he doesn't always do. There's also a pretty obvious recurring trend in every thread that Tudd makes, there's a blatant alt-right slant, and I'm not sure why you don't want people to acknowledge it when pretty...
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[QUOTE=catbarf;53047481]So are those videos where Scots are subtitled with gibberish, making fun of their accent and inability to speak proper English, implicitly denigrating white people as a race? And Kenyan caricatures of Tanzanian Swahili are denigrating black people as a ...
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[QUOTE=sgman91;53047132]What you've described isn't what's being discussed? Just like imitating Ebonics isn't equivalent to calling a black person "nigger", imitating English accents from people born in China isn't equivalent to calling a Chinese person "Ching Chong."[/QUOTE] ...
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[QUOTE=sgman91;53047070]Your personal version of racism doesn't require intent. Any traditional (or even dictionary) definition is based on intent.[/QUOTE] This was an intentional choice. They could have spelled it correctly, they chose to make it a racial stereotype. I...
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[QUOTE=Grenadiac;53047033]It [I]can[/I] be stupid and racist, I just don't think the isolated act of making fun of a regional accent is racist in and of itself, which is all this menu is doing.[/QUOTE] What regional accent is it? Is it only the people of Guangzhou who say ...
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[QUOTE=Grenadiac;53047018] Where did I say it was acceptable? I criticized the menu in my very first post. Being stupid doesn't make it racist.[/QUOTE] Why can't it be [I]both[/I] stupid and racist? Like, I am honestly baffled by how obtuse this line of argument is. Matte...
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[QUOTE=sgman91;53047009]Who said it was acceptable?[/QUOTE] Do you think it would be OK for someone of Asian descent to be offended by the spelling of this menu?
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[QUOTE=Grenadiac;53046979]Is it racist to make fun of a Russian speaking with a Russian regional accent?[/QUOTE] It's a stereotype. You're making a caricature out of a group of people. Is this too baffling of a concept? That making fun of the way someone talks could be use...
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[QUOTE=sgman91;53046845]I prefer to not make assumptions when I don't know. Maybe it's just the area I live in, but the sort of thing you've described is totally separated from accent jokes. People make jokes about all sorts of accents, including Germans, Russians, and Ara...
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You can't possibly believe someone can say something racist unknowingly?
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[QUOTE=helifreak;53046329]Further to this, if you can't be fucked at the least reading the website of the company you are trying to apply at why should you even be considered for a position?[/QUOTE] Every company I've worked for has had a separate email or form for questio...
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Maybe you should specify in the rules that any job related questions should be addressed to [email]jobs885@facepunch.com[/email]? That guy seemed to just be curious about the company.
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[QUOTE=Tudd;53046218]Might be I can still recognize America is a country composed of immigrants with some amazing examples of citizenship/contribution, and I just find a former CIA Official a saying "I am a proud shitholer" as the funny part to post. Those two things aren'...
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Did you forget to like crop the video? Because what he said is absolutely true. What made America great was the ability to take all of those shitholers from shithole countries. They took the human refuse from Europe, from Asia, Latin America, Africa, and made them equal, ju...
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I just finished watching this series, I think it's a blast all the way through. It's definitely intense, in every sense of the word, like the series is an assault to the senses, and it stands as such a complete departure from the mainstream tendencies in anime that I think a l...
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The only reason anyone in Japan still plays 3S is because they have cabinets for it still. 3S is one of those games where you kind of need to play it in the arcade and doesn't translate well to modern hardware because the sheer speed of it requires low latencies.
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[QUOTE=Instant Mix;53040379]the problem that nobody has mentioned is the perpetuation of a stereotype. I'm aware of the monkey racist connotation, but I didn't think of it when I saw the photo until someone pointed it out. If they hadn't pointed it out or made an issue about i...
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[QUOTE=rutolfus;53038257]Nah its not, as much as I dislike the meme by how stupid it is. All the dialogue comes from the now classic Who Killed Captain Alex's Video Joker, this is basically when someone's mocks the Irish, Australian or Slavic accent that makes them so popul...
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[QUOTE=MTom;53035396]Well theres two point with the word exclusively...both in the "Grants" (2.1) section, not in the "restrictions" (2.2) point 2.1.2: "to exclusively embed Cryengine in the game and develop the game...." point 2.1.3: "To exclusively manufacture, market, ...
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Wait, isn't this literally digital blackface?
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[QUOTE=elixwhitetail;53034724]Well, yeah. I'm not an expert in law procedure but I did read the comment above about how issues of fact aren't being argued right now so yeah no shit Crytek doesn't need to prove anything right now, motions to dismiss are being judged on strictly...
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[QUOTE=elixwhitetail;53034698]Except they readily admit that CIG stopped using CryEngine (and this is a problem because Crytek claims the GLA says CIG [I]has[/I] to use CryEngine) almost a year before Faceware was revealed as a technology partner. Crytek here is somehow trying...
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[QUOTE=nightlord;53034673]While this isn't [I]quite [/I]the end of it yet, the point was that so many were outright dismissing any explanations and it verged on the line of them being excited to see this happen and adamant that no matter what CiG were in the wrong. With so man...
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[QUOTE=krail9;53033810]well personally I certainly don't think he has any real power to sink the project. he crossed the line for me with the numerous personal attacks and witch hunts he's tried to start, if there was nothing more to him than the blog rants then sure, who care...
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[QUOTE=phygon;53033535]I literally do not care about this discussion at all since I have 0 stake in it but one single obsessive person can absolutely torpedo way more than you might think they are able to.[/QUOTE] He can't, particularly if the other parts of the Derek Smar...
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[QUOTE=krail9;53033319]as elix said your timeline is off here, smart was only refunded once he started threatening legal action, and it was done silently on CIGs end as a (misguided) way to nip the issue in the bud smart has been an indefensible asshole long before he got ...
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[QUOTE=Daemon White;53032712]I'm not sure I'd call it fanning the flames. You know that Derek Smart is an infamous internet troll and washed-up game dev. Chris knows what Derek will do and continue to do. I see it as them addressing the issue instead of just letting it ramble ...
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I mean it is honestly impressive how you can't be even remotely civil about it. But you want examples of CIG fanning the flames? [url=https://archive.is/33W9O]Here you go, scroll on[/url], that's Chris Roberts himself getting involved in this petty squabble. And again, it ...
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I'm not sure why Derek Smart is being brought up, but elixwhitetail's view actually explains a lot to me in how polarized this game is for some fucking reason. You forgot to mention that there is an equally protracted harassment campaign [url=https://www.reddit.com/r/Derek...
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[QUOTE=butre;53027313]imagine the confusion on the surgeons faces when they discover a uterus in that man they're working on. that letter m or f on your drivers license isn't there for you, it's there for doctors to figure out what to do when you've been mangled in a car wrec...
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[QUOTE=Splash Attack;53013719]Except for Burma and Liberia. To quote Archer: "Wow really?... Cause you never really think of those other two as having their shit together."[/QUOTE] That's not even the case anymore both countries have taken steps towards metrication.
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[QUOTE=FFStudios;53013592]even the Brits?? you mean a country with one-sixth of the population and 1/75 the land mass? wow! color me shocked that it was easier for them to do that! seriously though, will europeans ever learn that the stuff that works in their tiny ass count...
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This is all parts of the Republican effort to make the issue seem more complicated than it really is. It's literally tapping into what Ajit Pai is saying and what he has been doing for the last couple of months. What net neutrality is, is very simple: a guarantee that your int...
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Or, neither party is acting on bad faith and this is a business dispute that has been brewing for a while and it just so happened to have been filed into a federal court a couple days ago. This isn't a frivolous lawsuit, Crytek has a real claim here. And I don't think that CIG...
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I tbh don't get why Crytek having financial difficulties matters, or why it's being hammered on and on and on. Would things be different if Crytek was still what it was? Can only multi billion corporations sue? Would they not have sued if they had a multi-billion valuation? If...
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Well, they're not going to outright lie to the court. It may be an exaggerated version of the events, but they're not going to make things up. Matter of fact, the company experiencing financial trouble right around the same time CIG ditched them might help them better argue th...
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But why not license out just that part from Amazon if that was the intention? They've mentioned that the migration was done very quickly, in no small part due to how Lumberyard is basically CryEngine 3.8 and that's the engine version they're working on, so why not stay within ...
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I wouldn't recommend getting your facts from r/starcitizen. Lots of crazies there. Reddit in general is not a good place to find factual information. In any case, that quote is taken out of context, and these game licenses are generally negotiated in such a way that there i...
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They bought the source code, then switched to Lumberyard which is open source and free? There's a lot of things not adding up, because I remember them talking about how the switch to Lumberyard was painless because they were on the exact same CryEngine version as they were. I ...
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I feel like the absolutely most crushing part about that combos is that he's doing this off a corner carry combo that starts with a jab. Like what the fuck. You need full bar to do the whole thing but you don't actually need full bar to still do like a 75 hit combo from starin...
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[QUOTE=Saxon;52974922]Any idea of how much the damages could be? I can't imagine CIG walking away from this without having a word with their lawyers. Wouldn't be surprised if the breach was both ways, as most companies moved away from Cryengine because of an extreme lack of su...
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-snip, late lol-
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[QUOTE=Medevila;52974390]If this doesn't pan out for Crytek, it's probably the end for what's left of Crytek[/QUOTE] Again, I don't think this is a hail mary, CryTek is being represented by [url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skadden,_Arps,_Slate,_Meagher_%26_Flom]Skadden[/...
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[QUOTE=elixwhitetail;52974342](basically Facerig for space autists)[/QUOTE] Jesus, dude. In any case, there's a reason this is going to arbitration. This is one for the copyright attorneys, I don't think it's as straightforward as it looks like, and I don't think Cryt...
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[QUOTE=darksoul69;52974232]So does Crytek have a case? From what I'm reading it says they stopped using/reduced usage of the crytek trademarks before the switch to lumberyard. And unless they have a contractual obligation I don't see how this is relevant.[/QUOTE] From m...
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He's announcing this on the same day that they announce the results of the mayoral election, according to them, 9 million people voted and they won 300 municipal governments, giving the opposition only 4. I don't know where these 9 million people were, because nobody fucking s...
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It's smart of them to announce all the characters ahead of time, at least that way you know what to expect when you buy the season pack. It's also better that they have a balance between old characters and new ones. I think Capcom may finally be learning.
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[QUOTE=Intoxicated Spy;52946063]How the fuck do you not believe in inflation? Do they think they could just deny the thoughts of the rest of the world on the value of their money?[/QUOTE] Because ignoring your problems is easier than solving them, and clearly, managing an ...
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I don't think it's even worth discussing the viability of this cryptocurrency, it's clearly some sort of criminal enterprise, much like anything else the government has done. We're talking about a country that bankrupted itself despite oil prices recovering, due to having a co...
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It's important to note that Venezuela's actual currency, the bolivar, has lost almost 95% of its value this year. The government's reaction to this is, well, nothing, because they don't believe in inflation. Therefore, they're launching a new cryptocurrency.
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Venezuela to launch oil-backed cryptocurrency
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[quote] CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro looked to the world of digital currency to circumvent U.S.-led financial sanctions, announcing on Sunday the launch of the “petro” backed by oil reserves to shore up a collapsed economy. The leftist leader of...
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