Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Video Game News › [escapist] SimCity's Toothpaste Partnership
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[escapist] SimCity's Toothpaste Partnership - Page 4

post #31 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by DJS123 View Post

The toothpaste is supposed to help you get rid of the bad taste left in your mouth after playing.

Four posts in and this guy is already making signature worthy posts. Nice.
APU what?
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
AMD A8-3850 Llano(FM1) Gigabyte GA-A75-UD4H 4x G.Skill 4Gb DDR3 3x WD 
Optical DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
LG DVD Seven64 LG 19"LCD / Panny 42"Plasma Logitech Cordless Elite 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec main, Rosewill aux Rosewill Logitech MX700 Couch cushion 
  hide details  
Reply
APU what?
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardRAMHard Drive
AMD A8-3850 Llano(FM1) Gigabyte GA-A75-UD4H 4x G.Skill 4Gb DDR3 3x WD 
Optical DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
LG DVD Seven64 LG 19"LCD / Panny 42"Plasma Logitech Cordless Elite 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Antec main, Rosewill aux Rosewill Logitech MX700 Couch cushion 
  hide details  
Reply
post #32 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by Cheezman View Post

Cavities and yellow teeth are better than SimCity 2013.
I don't like the stuff associated with the game so the game is bad! rolleyes.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by Thereoncewasamaninparis View Post

For the medical buildings in Simcity, can you even build a dentist office?
No, but I think they pop up as commercial businesses.
The Obelisk
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600k Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z (Z68) Asus GTX 570 DirectCU II  EVGA 9800GT ECO 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
8GB Corsair Vengeance 1600mhz  WD Black 1TB OCZ Vertex 2 90GB OCZ Agility 4 128GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorMonitor
Samsung 840 128GB Windows 7 Professional 64-bit ViewSonic VX2250 Asus VE248 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G110 Corsair AX850 Corsair 800D Logitech G600 
Mouse PadAudio
C4 NGen Logitech G930 Headset 
  hide details  
Reply
The Obelisk
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600k Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z (Z68) Asus GTX 570 DirectCU II  EVGA 9800GT ECO 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
8GB Corsair Vengeance 1600mhz  WD Black 1TB OCZ Vertex 2 90GB OCZ Agility 4 128GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorMonitor
Samsung 840 128GB Windows 7 Professional 64-bit ViewSonic VX2250 Asus VE248 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G110 Corsair AX850 Corsair 800D Logitech G600 
Mouse PadAudio
C4 NGen Logitech G930 Headset 
  hide details  
Reply
post #33 of 42
Toothpaste sponsored content... and they only offer a giant ball of twine? Where is my chocolate waterfall. my sugar peaked mountain tops, my licorice street lights?

Candy Land would of been much better.
Rig 2.0
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3770k Asus P8Z77-V EVGA GTX780 SC ACX Samsung DDR 3 (2 DIMMS) MV-3V4G3D/US 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 830 SSD WD Caviar Black Asus DVD/RW Xigmatek s-1283 HDT (Air Cooling) 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Scythe Slipstream 1200RPM (x2) Antec 140mm + Antec 120mm + Xigmatek 120mm (x2) Win 7 64bit Acer S243HL bmii - 24" 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Corsair TX750 Corsair Carbide 300R MX 518 Auzentek X-Fi Forte 7.1 
  hide details  
Reply
Rig 2.0
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3770k Asus P8Z77-V EVGA GTX780 SC ACX Samsung DDR 3 (2 DIMMS) MV-3V4G3D/US 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Samsung 830 SSD WD Caviar Black Asus DVD/RW Xigmatek s-1283 HDT (Air Cooling) 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Scythe Slipstream 1200RPM (x2) Antec 140mm + Antec 120mm + Xigmatek 120mm (x2) Win 7 64bit Acer S243HL bmii - 24" 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
Corsair TX750 Corsair Carbide 300R MX 518 Auzentek X-Fi Forte 7.1 
  hide details  
Reply
post #34 of 42
They should do toilet paper next, so you can wipe off after EA takes a dump on you.

rimshot.wav
post #35 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by -Apocalypse- View Post

I don't like the stuff associated with the game so the game is bad! rolleyes.gif

I wouldnt call the game bad. Unfinished? Oh yes. SimCity needs more fixing. I may actually buy it someday, but not in its current state. I normally dont agree with most people, but there is a clear consensus here regarding this games favorability. http://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/simcity
R7 1700
(8 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
RYZEN 1700 ASROCK AB350 GAMING K4 ZOTAC 1080TI REFERENCE MODEL G SKILL 8 GIG (2X) 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
WESTERN DIGITAL 250 M.2 2280 WINDOWS 10 64 CORSAIR SF600 LIAN LI PC-O10 
  hide details  
Reply
R7 1700
(8 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
RYZEN 1700 ASROCK AB350 GAMING K4 ZOTAC 1080TI REFERENCE MODEL G SKILL 8 GIG (2X) 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
WESTERN DIGITAL 250 M.2 2280 WINDOWS 10 64 CORSAIR SF600 LIAN LI PC-O10 
  hide details  
Reply
post #36 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by keikei View Post

http://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/simcity

And? Take a look at the reviews from people who actually played the game after the server stability was sorted out. First impressions make or break a game, doesn't impact whether a game is actually good or not.
The Obelisk
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600k Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z (Z68) Asus GTX 570 DirectCU II  EVGA 9800GT ECO 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
8GB Corsair Vengeance 1600mhz  WD Black 1TB OCZ Vertex 2 90GB OCZ Agility 4 128GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorMonitor
Samsung 840 128GB Windows 7 Professional 64-bit ViewSonic VX2250 Asus VE248 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G110 Corsair AX850 Corsair 800D Logitech G600 
Mouse PadAudio
C4 NGen Logitech G930 Headset 
  hide details  
Reply
The Obelisk
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600k Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z (Z68) Asus GTX 570 DirectCU II  EVGA 9800GT ECO 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
8GB Corsair Vengeance 1600mhz  WD Black 1TB OCZ Vertex 2 90GB OCZ Agility 4 128GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorMonitor
Samsung 840 128GB Windows 7 Professional 64-bit ViewSonic VX2250 Asus VE248 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G110 Corsair AX850 Corsair 800D Logitech G600 
Mouse PadAudio
C4 NGen Logitech G930 Headset 
  hide details  
Reply
post #37 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by -Apocalypse- View Post

I don't like the stuff associated with the game so the game is bad! rolleyes.gif


I wouldnt call the game bad. Unfinished? Oh yes. SimCity needs more fixing. I may actually buy it someday, but not in its current state. I normally dont agree with most people, but there is a clear consensus here regarding this games favorability. http://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/simcity
R7 1700
(8 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
RYZEN 1700 ASROCK AB350 GAMING K4 ZOTAC 1080TI REFERENCE MODEL G SKILL 8 GIG (2X) 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
WESTERN DIGITAL 250 M.2 2280 WINDOWS 10 64 CORSAIR SF600 LIAN LI PC-O10 
  hide details  
Reply
R7 1700
(8 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
RYZEN 1700 ASROCK AB350 GAMING K4 ZOTAC 1080TI REFERENCE MODEL G SKILL 8 GIG (2X) 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
WESTERN DIGITAL 250 M.2 2280 WINDOWS 10 64 CORSAIR SF600 LIAN LI PC-O10 
  hide details  
Reply
post #38 of 42
list of SimCity "partnerships"
  1. Nissan Leaf charging station
  2. Toothpaste
  3. Toilet paper
  4. Midol
  5. Zoloft

anything else? biggrin.gif
yunojelly
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
2600K P8P67 EVO GTX Titan 560 Ti GE 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
16GB 1600/CL8 64GB C300 RAID0 128GB M4 256GB M4 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
NH-D14 Windows 8 Pro VP2770-LED 850AX 
Case
PCV1020B 
  hide details  
Reply
yunojelly
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
2600K P8P67 EVO GTX Titan 560 Ti GE 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
16GB 1600/CL8 64GB C300 RAID0 128GB M4 256GB M4 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
NH-D14 Windows 8 Pro VP2770-LED 850AX 
Case
PCV1020B 
  hide details  
Reply
post #39 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by -Apocalypse- View Post

And? Take a look at the reviews from people who actually played the game after the server stability was sorted out. First impressions make or break a game, doesn't impact whether a game is actually good or not.

Lets just say those server issues didnt exist and players didnt lose they efforts. If the initial version of the game was so solid, why then rush all those patches out? Within the span of a month they released about 8 patches, and still major glitches exist. I know you're a person with intelligence, but we weren't born yesterday. Sell your snake oil somewhere else.
R7 1700
(8 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
RYZEN 1700 ASROCK AB350 GAMING K4 ZOTAC 1080TI REFERENCE MODEL G SKILL 8 GIG (2X) 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
WESTERN DIGITAL 250 M.2 2280 WINDOWS 10 64 CORSAIR SF600 LIAN LI PC-O10 
  hide details  
Reply
R7 1700
(8 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
RYZEN 1700 ASROCK AB350 GAMING K4 ZOTAC 1080TI REFERENCE MODEL G SKILL 8 GIG (2X) 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
WESTERN DIGITAL 250 M.2 2280 WINDOWS 10 64 CORSAIR SF600 LIAN LI PC-O10 
  hide details  
Reply
post #40 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by keikei View Post

Lets just say those server issues didnt exist and players didnt lose they efforts. If the initial version of the game was so solid, why then rush all those patches out? Within the span of a month they released about 8 patches, and still major glitches exist. I know you're a person with intelligence, but we weren't born yesterday. Sell your snake oil somewhere else.
Well about most of the patches were almost exclusively server issue related...
1.2 Entirely server stuff
1.3 A lot of server stuff, a crash fix, and a small traffic update
1.4 Entirely server stability stuff
1.5 Server stability stuff and a crash fix
1.6 Server level changes and performance tweaks
1.7 Major traffic update
1.8 Assorted non-server fixes.
(can't find 1.1 notes anywhere, but iirc it was entirely server side)

The only major things they've done post-release was server stability and traffic. And a few crash fixes that might have even been server related. It was the 6th patch where the focus actually shifted off the servers. So really, are 3 patches in a month "rushing" them compared to most major launches?

And just because a glitch is major doesn't mean it's easy/quick to diagnose and certainly doesn't mean it's easy/quick to fix. I had a bug a while ago that was a complete game crash and the logs weren't making sense saying "ammo count reference null" we checked over every character and had to omit the level from the full build for a couple weeks until an intern deleted a weapon off the ground because it was overlapping with something and suddenly the bug was gone. Rolling back his changes apparently this weapon that was sitting on the ground unused was somehow flagged as reloading (shouldn't even have been possible) but since it wasn't attached to anything it didn't have the ability to check if it could reload so as soon as the weapon was rendered and tried to reload the game crashed. Had he not randomly found that bug we would have gutted the area until the bug was gone and rebuilt it. That's expensive, time consuming and extremely inefficient to do. Now, for us we would have had to do it because it was always happening. But in a game like SimCity, if there's major bug fixes that are extremely costly to do but aren't common, you don't spend the time to fix it until you've sorted out the more common bugs. It's just time management.
The Obelisk
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600k Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z (Z68) Asus GTX 570 DirectCU II  EVGA 9800GT ECO 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
8GB Corsair Vengeance 1600mhz  WD Black 1TB OCZ Vertex 2 90GB OCZ Agility 4 128GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorMonitor
Samsung 840 128GB Windows 7 Professional 64-bit ViewSonic VX2250 Asus VE248 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G110 Corsair AX850 Corsair 800D Logitech G600 
Mouse PadAudio
C4 NGen Logitech G930 Headset 
  hide details  
Reply
The Obelisk
(19 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 2600k Asus Maximus IV Extreme-Z (Z68) Asus GTX 570 DirectCU II  EVGA 9800GT ECO 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
8GB Corsair Vengeance 1600mhz  WD Black 1TB OCZ Vertex 2 90GB OCZ Agility 4 128GB 
Hard DriveOSMonitorMonitor
Samsung 840 128GB Windows 7 Professional 64-bit ViewSonic VX2250 Asus VE248 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G110 Corsair AX850 Corsair 800D Logitech G600 
Mouse PadAudio
C4 NGen Logitech G930 Headset 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Video Game News
Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Video Game News › [escapist] SimCity's Toothpaste Partnership