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I must visit California some day. Being comfortable with calling a woman "chick" but uncomfortable with calling her a woman seems odd to me.
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I must visit California some day. Being comfortable with calling a woman "chick" but uncomfortable with calling her a woman seems odd to me.

Dude your so close, you should come on by and say hello!
Edited by Alvarado - 8/12/16 at 1:59pm
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I just started this game and am very impressed with how well DX12 works with my aging i7 860 @ 4ghz and R9 285 which is only 2GB. DX12, SMAA 1x, Texture Quality Medium, Shadows, Dynamic Foliage, and Secular Reflection on Medium, and then everything else on and/or set to high. Looks great and thanks to FreeSync it's fluid enough.
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I just started this game and am very impressed with how well DX12 works with my aging i7 860 @ 4ghz and R9 285 which is only 2GB. DX12, SMAA 1x, Texture Quality Medium, Shadows, Dynamic Foliage, and Secular Reflection on Medium, and then everything else on and/or set to high. Looks great and thanks to FreeSync it's fluid enough.

Yeah I can play 4K with my setup Very High settings but High Textures. Runs butter smooth.
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Lol sorry but "let the woman"? I guess that's one way to call ones wife. As far as second playthroughs go I'm still waiting on the endurance mode actually getting discounted.

Yes, It is refering to my woman. As In we are together.

Not sure how one could take that any other way than what it is already. thinking.gif

Did you know that Jesus refered to his mother as "Woman" ?

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Yes, It is refering to my woman. As In we are together.

Not sure how one could take that any other way than what it is already. thinking.gif

Did you know that Jesus refered to his mother as "Woman" ?

TCO

Again the only way I've heard it is "Women! fetch me my beer!" or something along those lines. As if she is this "thing" and not a person.
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Again the only way I've heard it is "Women! fetch me my beer!" or something along those lines. As if she is this "thing" and not a person.

Well now you have heard it differently yeah?

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So I waited a long time to play this game to avoid:

  1. Bugs
  2. Day one and subsequent 1+ Gig patches
  3. Initial $80 price tag


There was no avoiding:

  1. DRM Denuvo
  2. DRM Steam
  3. Lack of PC optimization


I am nearly finished the game and other then an increase in visuals; this game does not offer anything significant over the first Tomb Raider reboot.

Additionally, I'm sick and tired of the dumb challenges they incorporate into the game; diving, cutting down rabbits and flags, shooting targets of all sorts, hurling chickens into a coop, etc... Why all this filler? Am I 2 years old or something? Yes, I don't have to do them, but they do give you extra XP, so you feel like you have no choice. They are mundane and add nothing to the story or lore. They actually take attention and focus from the enjoyment of the game and story. Sometimes I found myself losing track of what I was suppose to be doing while chasing these sub challenges.

Also, the Devs deliberately made it that you could not finish everything in a certain map and you had to come back since you were missing important items or skills. There was no need for that at all and backtracking for its sake was not warranted.

Again, tombs take a backseat.

Pretty, much playing the second Tomb Raider was too much of a deja-vu and the element of sophistication is not there in the tombs or the general world at large. Boss fights were deplorable. There is no more risk taking or imagination. The games have become way too similar and if you played Far Cry, Prince of Persia, BioShock, Assassin's Creed, Metro, Mass Effect or Tomb Raider you played them all.

I'm hoping that the next Deus-Ex will break that mold, but somehow I doubt it.

The state of PC gaming is grim.
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