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by Yubtzock
Fri Oct 28, 2016 3:52 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Gaming fleeting thoughts
Replies: 695
Views: 121451

Re: Gaming fleeting thoughts

I guess this belongs here. It doesn't seem like it's worth starting a new thread for. I have a new Nvidia graphics card, and it came with an app called GeForce Experience. They want me to update my drivers through that app, and I was okay with that, even though the app had other features I wasn't i...
by Yubtzock
Wed Sep 14, 2016 4:01 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Heroes of the Storm (Moba Lite?)
Replies: 41
Views: 17559

Re: Heroes of the Storm (Moba Lite?)

Sweet vid. I'm freshly lvl9 sylv, but since I've never dedicated myself into playing her for a longer stretch of time, I've never built up such confidence in banshejumps. Nevertheless, Windrunner + blink talent picks everytime <3 There are important points in recent patch notes that drive me crazy a...
by Yubtzock
Sun May 22, 2016 2:52 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Homeworld
Replies: 66
Views: 19024

Re: Homeworld

Yes, I am interested and attentive :) . Patch, please. Seriously though - I'm really happy they haven't forgotten. All the changes seem to be the most crucial ones that people have been waiting for. Good thing they're investing into this IP for the long term. HW has well established name and ingame ...
by Yubtzock
Mon Apr 11, 2016 4:19 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Starcraft 2 : The Dune II Clone
Replies: 6609
Views: 852738

Re: Starcraft 2 : The Dune II Clone

I played some games just before the weekend, got a mad winning streak and got promoted to Plat. :| I'm getting pretty rekt atm, but sometimes I do squeeze a win. I guess my MMR in new league is coming back to normal. At least I got to play some crazy games and and one super-late game (we both mined ...
by Yubtzock
Thu Apr 07, 2016 8:47 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Starcraft 2 : The Dune II Clone
Replies: 6609
Views: 852738

Re: Starcraft 2 : The Dune II Clone

Mutalingbane works only if you switch into it after terran has been going solely with MMM + tanks (which is really popular) after initial harassment with libs forced you to spend on queens and spores. They stop making libs, cause you spend on defence so you can surprise their tanks with a bunch of m...
by Yubtzock
Sun Jan 17, 2016 3:02 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2634
Views: 495306

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

https://www.reddit.com/r/GameDeals/comments/414ejr/steam_consortium_storydriven_firstperson_rpg_free/ Consortium is free this weekend! And it sounds like it may be added to your library permanently, if you download it in this time. I downloaded it on Friday as soon as I noticed it. It's pretty cool...
by Yubtzock
Mon Dec 21, 2015 11:59 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: Data presentation (Graphical design guru needed!)
Replies: 8
Views: 4025

Re: Data presentation (Graphical design guru needed!)

I'm no guru, but I've had some experience with visual presentation. You need to reconsider your scaling of per 100 (percentage), per 30k and per 1M, because that's the most misleading part - particularly B and C - right now C looks like there is "more of it" and 30k to 1000k is hard to com...
by Yubtzock
Sun Dec 13, 2015 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

This is why my version of fatigue priest runs recombobombs - that way two murlocs are guaranteed not to die that game. If I'm lucky I can spare the entomb to get another murloc and never play it.
Now, if only I could find a way to win against combo druid...
by Yubtzock
Sat Dec 12, 2015 7:09 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

...making a fatigue warrior fatigue himself. It was the most satisfying thing. Ever. (for those who don't know, fatigue warrior spams armor out the wazoo, up to 30-45 sometimes, with control spells/weapons, and forces his opponent out of cards to die to fatigue damage that builds each turn. Simply ...
by Yubtzock
Thu Nov 26, 2015 11:23 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Starcraft 2 : The Dune II Clone
Replies: 6609
Views: 852738

Re: Starcraft 2 : The Dune II Clone

I've finally gotten onto the Starcraft bandwagon. Top silver in solo for now ;P I haven't yet tried coop all that well but I feel like it's going to be repetitive and boring - you can't change builds and level ups just unlock stuff linearly and that's it. Plus there are waaay too few maps to just gr...
by Yubtzock
Sat Nov 07, 2015 12:20 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Star Wars: Episode 7: Electric Boogaleven
Replies: 479
Views: 110618

Re: Star Wars: Episode 7: Electric Boogaleven

Of course not! You hire a good actor to play a masked villain so they play well with their body language. Except if it is a woman. Then you HAVE to make it a reveal, because SHOCK! Woman in armour! /s I might just give in to the dark side and watch this as soon as it comes out. Them dirty droids ! (...
by Yubtzock
Sat Oct 24, 2015 3:16 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Black Mirror
Replies: 31
Views: 11582

Re: Black Mirror

Aw Yiss! Although, producing 12 episodes in one go, whereas the current 7 episodes took years to complete and were broadcast in runs of three, does beg the question whether they can hold up to expectations. If, out of those 12, there are 3 as good as the previous ones, I'll be satisfied. Bonus 9 dec...
by Yubtzock
Wed Apr 22, 2015 7:59 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Parson of Interest
Replies: 63
Views: 30058

Re: Parson of Interest

I'm catching up with season 4 right now, around ~17th now. Some of the episodes were just awesome, and they certainly feel less procedural with all the weird cases and Samaritan plot weaved in. Which at certain point made me realise they started to actually embrace the comic book feel and all that.....
by Yubtzock
Fri Apr 17, 2015 10:18 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1513: "Code Quality"
Replies: 81
Views: 18078

Re: 1513: "Code Quality"

Emoji in variable/object names might not be such a bad idea for memorisation purposes. Creating new ones might have an overhead so it's probably for ones that are going to be used a bit more often. Retyping them might be an issue, OTOH most dev environments have some auto-finish functionality for kn...
by Yubtzock
Thu Apr 02, 2015 4:08 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1506: "xkcloud"
Replies: 101
Views: 25746

Re: 1506: "xkcloud"

http://xkcd.com/1506/#post/fdd6b4c4-f528-5502-bab4-ade0e7e1cfaf

One more xkcd strip to save and come back to later.
by Yubtzock
Wed Mar 04, 2015 1:09 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Homeworld
Replies: 66
Views: 19024

Re: Homeworld

I've got it and I'm enjoying it quite a bit. Yeah there are bugs but (at least for me) they are non-essential enough. I kinda tend to pause a lot and micro ships around so formations never felt really important to me in hw1 unless I wanted to make The Imposing Wall of Ion Destruction or The Deadly S...
by Yubtzock
Fri Jan 02, 2015 7:35 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

Wooo boy, I haven't posted in here for quite some time now, so here's an update. Expect it to be a bit long and with plenty of screens in the spoilers. First off, a deck that I made right after Naxx: Secret Anton, Hidden Kel ( hearthpwn decklist ), or rather "infinite minions, infinite spells&q...
by Yubtzock
Fri Jan 02, 2015 3:51 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1468: "Worrying"
Replies: 50
Views: 11474

Re: 1468: "Worrying"

I have a feeling there is going to be interactive, traversable and editable version over on TvTropes some time soon.
by Yubtzock
Wed Nov 19, 2014 11:57 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated
Replies: 1712
Views: 346850

Re: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated

Was that last scene of ep. 7 an Avatar's jab at (Cameron's) Avatar? I mean the airships threateningly sitting around the spirit tree. LoK being in the final season ends up looking pretty okay over all. I don't expect much at that point for the rest of the season, but it's kinda fine....
by Yubtzock
Mon Aug 04, 2014 9:43 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

Alex is one legendary I never counted as the top tier, but recently I've seen enough to be convinced. There isn't a thing that does anything quite like it, so while it's kinda clunky it is also irreplaceable. The toplist of neutral legends is (I think): rag, leeroy, ysera, alex, sylvanas, cairne, bl...
by Yubtzock
Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:50 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

Regarding the webspinner and the cards it can get you: I count 11 bad beasts, 10 okay ones and 6 good ones (if I did not misscount somewhere, also YMMV) so I place the webspinner itself in the "Okay" group making it 11 bad, 11 okay and 6 good ones, so it's 11:17 (or around 2:3 ratio) of pu...
by Yubtzock
Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:57 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

Amaz is one of the worse streamers for playing up a larger-than-life onscreen personality, I can't stand it either. There are others who are worse, but Amaz's stream is pretty much unwatchable for me. He's fine when he's at tournaments, though (either as a player or an analyst). I watch a lot of Tr...
by Yubtzock
Sun Jul 27, 2014 8:19 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

Yay!~ Naxx! Well... not really. I'm personally a little disappointed that the only challenge so far were unfairly overpowered cards and abilities of enemy AI in the heroic mode. OTOH I'm aware it's really hard to make the AI capable of seeing more than 1 turn of play and predict something or make a ...
by Yubtzock
Mon Jul 21, 2014 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

You know, this might have been a viable play if he did not want you to put down a 2 drop or innervate yeti or somesuch... but I have no idea what could he have had to even DRAFT that thing in the first place. I mean I might be forced into cone of cold, maybe a frost nova if I have something that syn...
by Yubtzock
Mon Jul 14, 2014 1:33 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

Managing to beat control warrior with it felt so satisfying. I noticed later the guy was running similar deck to one Trump has run into a couple of times in his recent vids . I had to pace my every answer and try to keep hard removal (including the Ancestral healing -> Black knight) for his big stu...
by Yubtzock
Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:23 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

Finally, 9-3. [IMAGE] (other cards were Frost Elemental, Flamestrike, Stormwind Champion and Pyroblast) The Flamestrike had the nasty habit of NOT showing up. Pyroblast stuck itself in my hand after the mulligan in my final loss. I also didn't mean to pick the murloc...the other picks were Questing...
by Yubtzock
Wed Jun 25, 2014 10:23 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

I opened Malygos recently. Anyone knows any good decks running him? I've searched for those Malygos + moonfire decks, but most list Alexstrasza as key component :/ I've found some weird shaman deck using Frostshocks(!) and other 1 mana spells with it, but I don't know if it's such a good idea or ju...
by Yubtzock
Tue Jun 24, 2014 10:03 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

Hm, why not replace Blessed Champion with Faceless Manipulator then (if you have it)? It has the same effect with Leeroy [emphasis mine], and is a good answer to high mana cost minions :) maybe put a second one in for good measure? I was about to point out the same thing, but then I remembered it's...
by Yubtzock
Sun Jun 22, 2014 9:18 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

Woohoo! 12 arena wins at last! I was so close on numerous occasions with decks so sick I felt dirty playing them, and now this deck brought me a win and this neat reward . Things of note about the deck: no swipes, no starfalls. I had to rely on efficient trading with multi-creatures like Murloc Tide...
by Yubtzock
Mon Jun 09, 2014 12:24 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

Yeah, I run fire Elems too. I've build this deck specifically to hunt down zoolocks so of course I should have favourable matchup. Pity that even counter deck like that performs only "above average" against them. I can imagine actual hunter could be good too. (or another zoo with one or tw...
by Yubtzock
Sun Jun 08, 2014 8:21 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

is there even something like a bad hand for a zoolock? Doomguard, Doomguard, Soulfire? :D They will either mulligan it out if they have it or not mulligan at all if they don't, because all of their other cards are viable for starting hand 90% of the time. On the bright side, if you survive to turn ...
by Yubtzock
Sun Jun 08, 2014 7:03 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

When I started playing the game, I bought a load of packs (40 - I figured I was playing this game more than I played many other games I'd payed full price for). Jaraxxus and Black Knight. At least one of those was useful. I can imagine you don't run any late game warlock then ;) Black Knight has fo...
by Yubtzock
Fri Jun 06, 2014 9:17 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

After being really reluctant to craft cards for months, I realised that I only needed one card to make a miracle rogue deck - Leeroy. So I crafted him last night, and found the deck a lot of fun. Today I did an arena run. Paladin, got an 8-3, not bad. Open pack. And I got a certain legendary. This ...
by Yubtzock
Sun Jun 01, 2014 5:41 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

I am interested in testing it myself to see how it works but I have no leeroy and the deck seems to be useless without him. Try the old truth: arcane golem is poor man's Leeroy. it can do similar things and leaves space for slightly different combo of Arcane golem + cold blood + cold blood + facele...
by Yubtzock
Mon May 26, 2014 11:58 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: FTL - ohcrapshieldsaredown!
Replies: 361
Views: 82134

Re: FTL - ohcrapshieldsaredown!

Anyone tried Captain's Edition? I just downloaded it, but am going to try and unlock everything before installing it. Yep. It's really nice. The infinite mod really works with it. Gives you more of a RPG feel to it. Has quite a few pitfails though. The need to sell tradeables by yourself - they jus...
by Yubtzock
Thu May 22, 2014 7:20 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

I am unable to get higher than rank 10 ever, mostly because I, too, don't really craft cards so I can't finish my decks. Not that it matters, I float around 15-12 currently and it's fun around there. I'm able to stay there with control hunter (lots of early removal, then buzzard+UtH + sea giant). I'...
by Yubtzock
Thu Apr 17, 2014 8:56 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

Oh yeah, it makes sense when a weapon is doing 5+ damage or you have a ton of them (no big deal to constantly use knives as rogue). But I've seen warriors play and swing with flaming war axe on their very first turn. Some people play miracle rogue and as they are essentially waiting for turns 5-7 a...
by Yubtzock
Wed Mar 19, 2014 8:55 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

SirBryghtside wrote:I'm on EU, Yubtzock :)

cool, check PM and add me if you want. :) I'm looking forward to play against the same deck repeatedly, cause each time on play mode it puts me against randoms and my usual play groups do not seem interested. (yet :twisted: )
by Yubtzock
Wed Mar 19, 2014 7:30 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

I'm still waiting for the mobile version of this. It's somewhat fun time waster, but if I'm at my computer, I have better time wasters to play. In terms of mobile games though if it remains pretty much the same it'll be a top notch time waster when I'm just sitting around with my Ipad on the couch....
by Yubtzock
Sun Mar 16, 2014 11:23 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Hearthstone
Replies: 590
Views: 129879

Re: Hearthstone

I like the simplified (and mostly set in stone) resource system, Prospect of constantly stacking up on cards not disenchanting or stacking up on dust and not crafting until you mostly fill your collection trough packs first is kinda flawed for me - I'm not going to use the whole crafting system for...

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