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post #241 of 307
The article is pretty spot on sadly.

I like messing around in the bios for a few extra fps dammit!

Oh, how I miss the 12 year olds from xbox live screaming racial epithets and calling people gay for hours on end....
Edited by mdbsat - 1/6/11 at 5:41pm
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post #242 of 307
My video card costs more than his console, in fact my rig costs more than his mac book.
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This article is accurate except for the piracy part. You know what, it's fun as he'll being an eletist gamer who values the sport, moans all the time, and reads OCN while taking a poop. Alright, the last one wasn't in there, but I have to end this post to wipe.
post #244 of 307
hehe nice article, and I certainly agree with much of it... though I could also point out that while the pc game market has slipped to the console gaming market, with pc going under 20 percent of total sales per year of all software released, with distribution networks such as direct download and steam becoming more acceptable this is beginning to trend back towards a pc market sell through, with pc sales for the first time in years, breaking 20 percent.

Many people involved in the lucrative "take a **** in a box and sell it twice" market scheme (see nintendo) really really realllllyyyyy do not want to see a trend going back to the PC for many reasons.
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I agree with some of his comments but the price bit? Totally untrue. Most people on here upgrade their rig bits at a time. Add to that the most everyone's rig on here is under $2000. Most are around $1000. You can build a decent gaming pc for $650.

I think he's just mad because he doesn't have an uber cool rig to play games on. I'm sorry you only get 10fps in farmville dude.
    
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This is one of the best articles I've read in a long time! So many painful truths packed into one brief work of art.

The #1 reason sums it up quite nicely.

Reasons to hate PC gamers #1: They're always complaining

The average PC gamer is a moaning, winging waste of space who never runs out of things to complain about.

Whenever a feature is cut from a game, or it doesn't live up to expectations, the PC gaming fraternity goes on a hysterical nerd-fueled rampage, with scores of online petitions, irate death threats and organised boycotts clogging the Internet. They make John McEnroe’s famed dummy-spits look like articulate debates.

Is it any wonder that games publishers are abandoning the PC market in droves? It’s simply not worth the effort of releasing a PC game these days – even if it’s perfect, you guys will find something to nitpick. Presumably, you won’t be happy until the entire games industry has washed its hands of you. That day can't come soon enough.


And I self-identify as a PC gamer, so no crap about what a console fanboi I am.
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only lames play consoles
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Wow.. Just...wow... Lame!
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post #249 of 307
This is teh lols. Didn't Xboxers like have a public riot for their quickscoping in black ops?
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http://www.pcworld.com/article/21460...pc_gamers.html

this is true to over half of the posters here.

Quote:
Reasons to hate PC gamers #1: They're always complaining

The average PC gamer is a moaning, winging waste of space who never runs out of things to complain about.

Whenever a feature is cut from a game, or it doesn't live up to expectations, the PC gaming fraternity goes on a hysterical nerd-fueled rampage, with scores of online petitions, irate death threats and organised boycotts clogging the Internet. They make John McEnroe’s famed dummy-spits look like articulate debates.

Is it any wonder that games publishers are abandoning the PC market in droves? It’s simply not worth the effort of releasing a PC game these days – even if it’s perfect, you guys will find something to nitpick. Presumably, you won’t be happy until the entire games industry has washed its hands of you. That day can't come soon enough.
especially true. very very true for the folks on OCN. just go up to the video games news thread and click on a random thread and there are always complainers. whether it would be activision/black ops, multiplatform and the whole dumbed down thing, piracy, apple, every damn ******* thing.
Edited by dontpwnmebro - 1/6/11 at 9:42pm
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