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Topic: Kongregate / Does anybody else hate - / + comments?

it might be better for up and down votes to be counted separately. tallies are meaningless when we don’t know if a comment is rated -50 because 50 people voted it down, or because 1000 people voted and 52% of them were minus. …and even if 90% downvote, why should the minority be ignored? there is a lot of grey area where legitimate unpopular comments are mixed in and treated the same as garbage and spam, and this is not good.

maybe feedback systems should be a bunch of emoticons/symbols – smiley, frown, etc, garbage, robot, biohazard or gun or (something for abusive), etc.

 
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Topic: Game Programming / What's with all the hate on Unity?

What’s with all the hate on Unity? because Unity Web Player requires DX9 level graphics card. Make sure you graphics card drivers installed.

Originally posted by player_03:
Originally posted by LordBucket:

It’s totally a scam.

The Free Dictionary defines “scam” as “A fraudulent business scheme; a swindle.” It defines “fraud” as “A deception deliberately practiced in order to secure unfair or unlawful gain.”

Unity Technologies is providing a product in exchange for money. When a user pays the correct amount of money, they get a product that does what Unity Technologies advertises. Unity Technologies is not deceiving its customers, and its revenue is fairly gained.

scheme
(skēm)
n.
1. A systematic plan of action: “Did you ever carry out your scheme of writing a series of sonnets embodying all the great epochs of art?” (Edith Wharton). See Synonyms at plan.
2. A secret or devious plan; a plot: a scheme to defraud investors.
3. An orderly plan or arrangement of related parts: an irrigation scheme with dams, reservoirs, and channels.
4. A chart, diagram, or outline of a system or object.
v. schemed, schem·ing, schemes
v.tr.
To contrive a plan or scheme for; plot: scheming their revenge.
v.intr.
To make plans, especially secret or devious ones.

swin·dle
(swĭn′dl)
v. swin·dled, swin·dling, swin·dles
v.tr.
1. To cheat or defraud of money or property.
2. To obtain by fraudulent means: swindled money from the company.
v.intr.
To practice fraud as a means of obtaining money or property.
n.
The act or an instance of swindling.

mo·nop·o·ly
(mə-nŏp′ə-lē)
n. pl. mo·nop·o·lies
1. Exclusive control by one group of the means of producing or selling a commodity or service: “Monopoly frequently … arises from government support or from collusive agreements among individuals” (Milton Friedman).
2.
a. A company, group, or individual having exclusive control over a commercial activity.
b. A commodity or service so controlled.
3.
a. Exclusive possession or control: arrogantly claims to have a monopoly on the truth.
b. Something that is exclusively possessed or controlled: showed that scientific achievement is not a male monopoly.

col·lu·sive
(kə-lo͞o′sĭv, -zĭv)
adj.
Acting in secret to achieve a fraudulent, illegal, or deceitful goal.

Unity is a ploy to introduce a new proprietary format with the hope that it becomes standard, so that the company that produces it can monopolize market share. Which, yes…is exactly the same thing that abode did with flash, and adobe annoyed a lot people when it was new too. As a programmer, I remember very clearly when I first downloaded the “Free” flash development environment back in the 90s and was absolutely disgusted with how awful it was. And now, years later there’s no longer a free version, it’s a monthly fee based service to make adbobe rich. Unity is doign exactly the same thing, and all the devs who learn it are foolishly buying into the same scam: all those free versions will be made obsolete and no longer work the moment they think they can get away with an exclusively fee based service.

It’s totally a scam. Devs suffer, users suffer, and our poor computers suffer for the shoddy inefficient resource hogginess of it.

Everyone suffers.

Unity is awful.

 
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Topic: Game Design / Superhero Origins

the word HERO comes from the greek word SEROW, from which comes our words SERVANT, SLAVE, PROTECTOR
The serows are six species of medium-sized goat/antelope-like mammals of the genus Capricornis… as in scapegoat
In ancient Greece a cripple or beggar or criminal was cast out of the community, either in response to a natural disaster or in response to a calendrical crisis (such as the end of the year). this ritual was also symbolically performed with actual goats.

 

Topic: Tyrant: General Tyrant Discussion / Post your fake card PICTURES

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Topic: Tyrant: General Tyrant Discussion / Maybe cheating?

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Topic: Serious Discussion / Texas Judge Lashes Daughter (WARNING: Video is sick and DISTURBING)

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Topic: Serious Discussion / National Defense Authorizational Act for Fiscal Year 2012

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Topic: Tyrant: General Tyrant Discussion / boo hoo everything is op

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Topic: Tyrant: General Tyrant Discussion / boo hoo everything is op

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Topic: Tyrant: General Tyrant Discussion / boo hoo everything is op

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Topic: Tyrant: General Tyrant Discussion / Is this really a War Metal sequel?

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Topic: Tyrant: General Tyrant Discussion / is pescado solo-ing the new war?

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Topic: Tyrant: General Tyrant Discussion / Cloud Nine - Disbanded

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Topic: Tyrant: General Tyrant Discussion / What should I buy with my war bonds?

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Topic: Tyrant: General Tyrant Discussion / fake card pictures

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Topic: Tyrant: General Tyrant Discussion / Post your own card ideas here.....

 

Topic: Tyrant: General Tyrant Discussion / THIS THREAD IS AWESUM

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