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Kvasir

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  1. Pra3tor1an liked a post in a topic by Kvasir in HBD Kvasir!   
    Thanks for the birthday wishes, guys! Sorry I didn't get around here before my birthday ended. I really do need to visit more. 
  2. Pra3tor1an liked a post in a topic by Kvasir in HBD Kvasir!   
    Thanks for the birthday wishes, guys! Sorry I didn't get around here before my birthday ended. I really do need to visit more. 
  3. Kvasir liked a post in a topic by TCK in 25i-NBOMe   
    SSSSSHHHHIIIIIt bruh.
     
    I mean.
     
    Fuck.
     
    Who else?
     
    I felt like this deserves its own topic. That's partially due to the fact that I'm tripping but also due to the fact that this trip is so crazy though. You know when people say, "yo quit trippin," if you say something that doesn't make sense? This would be what they're referring to. And every once in a while it just kind of hits you that that's what this is. And then everything seems like a sitcom; like I'm so far above and beyond the interactions that people are having around me that I could just operate on top of them instead of within them. Does that make sense?
     
    I realized I'm cool tonight. And hot. What have I been doing.
     
    Sheeiit.
  4. Kvasir liked a post in a topic by Crazypantz in What are your Core Values?   
    i Feel like i just have a very strong sense of right and wrong, no matter what the situation is, and always question peoples motives, been fucked over way to many times to not do that anymore. More often than not it can be the people closest to you that are able to do that too. one of my other values would definitely question the fucking government...
    Agreed 100%
  5. Tucker933 liked a post in a topic by Kvasir in Kvasir's Streaming Topic   
    Tonight I'll be streaming an old favorite of mine, Antichamber. It's a lesser known indie puzzle game. The art style is very minimalistic and the puzzles are intuitive. You might even learn some life lessons.
     
     
  6. Kvasir liked a post in a topic by L1fe3looD in Kvasir's Streaming Topic   
    Hello friend! Welcome to the group! Welcome to the gang! I'd say we should play some games together but sadly I have literally none of the games you do, lol. That being said, I hope you enjoy yourself and look forward to seeing your streams!
  7. Kvasir liked a post in a topic by DeeblowAce in Monthly OC Game Throw-down!   
    Anyone wanna do 2 vs 5? Me and Kvasir versus 5 other people?
  8. Tucker933 liked a post in a topic by Kvasir in Kvasir's Streaming Topic   
    Hey guys, I'll be streaming for OC on Sunday and Monday nights. If you have any recommendations for games to stream or would like to join in just drop a post here. I'm pretty new to streaming but hopefully we can have some fun playing weird/interesting games along with the more competitive stuff like Overwatch.
     
    On Steam I currently have installed:
    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Fallout: NV Killing Floor 1 and 2 Planetside 2 Rocksmith 2014 (probably can't easily stream this because of the way it uses the soundcard) Team Fortress 2 (an old favorite of mine) ARK: Survival Evolved Codename CURE (no clue what this even is) Dirty Bomb Skyrim Hotline Miami 2 Starbound Undertale Watch_Dogs (never touched it) Z (no idea what this is) The Stanley Parable Sleeping Dogs Both STALKER games PAYDAY 1/2 Mirror's Edge Metro 2033 HAWKEN The Darkness II Chivalry: Medieval Warfare Antichamber (really cool atmospheric puzzle game)
  9. Tucker933 liked a post in a topic by Kvasir in Streaming Overwatch   
    Hey guys, I want to start streaming more and doing facecam and stuff here soon but for now I'm just playing some Overwatch. Come check it out and chat if you want.
     
    https://www.twitch.tv/kvasir
  10. Tucker933 liked a post in a topic by Kvasir in Streaming Overwatch   
    Hey guys, I want to start streaming more and doing facecam and stuff here soon but for now I'm just playing some Overwatch. Come check it out and chat if you want.
     
    https://www.twitch.tv/kvasir
  11. Tucker933 liked a post in a topic by Kvasir in Streaming Overwatch   
    Hey guys, I want to start streaming more and doing facecam and stuff here soon but for now I'm just playing some Overwatch. Come check it out and chat if you want.
     
    https://www.twitch.tv/kvasir
  12. Kvasir liked a post in a topic by Puddin in Even Trump's biggest supporters are turning on him   
    Indeed.
     
  13. Kvasir liked a post in a topic by Tiamat in Even Trump's biggest supporters are turning on him   
    When it boils down to it, both candidates are conniving and deceitful in different ways.  Trump disguises his deceit with bombastic rhetoric about his policies that either make no sense or have no chance of actually occurring, but looks out for himself more than any group of people- including the American people as a whole.  His blatant hate speech combined with the sensitivity of a rampaging elephant make poor statesmanship, and, although I don't recall the source, I remember hearing at one point his foreign policy adviser quit because Trump couldn't understand why you shouldn't use nukes if you have them.  Every time I listen to the guy it sounds like I'm listening to someone that needs a few more milligrams on their meds.
     
    Hillary directly and indirectly led to a complete and utter failure of security in Benghazi and royally screwed the DoD, essentially botching her responsibilities.  There's a host of sources that point to her using her term as Secretary of State for personal gain and the benefit of her "charity organization" the Clinton Foundation.  Her email server was a colossal failure of security in every sense.  Her deceit has the air of someone who thinks they're clever and tries to keep their deceit covered up, but instead has no damn idea what they're doing.  She botches half the things she tries to cover up.
     
    Given the choice I'll probably vote Hillary because you know what a thief is going to do, but a madman?  Trump is the very definition of "wild card" in politics.  We've had presidents scheme and presidents that were awful at their job before, and consequently got nothing done, but we've never had Andrew Jackson with nukes.  Nevermind that it requires a sign-off to use a nuclear device; I have no doubt in my mind that Trump could find the necessary signatures.
     
    Ramble, ramble.  That's my impressions of the current political shitstorm.
  14. Kvasir liked a post in a topic by WaeV in Even Trump's biggest supporters are turning on him   
    Wow, where to even begin?
     
    To be fair, there has been some effort on behalf of the Hillary campaign to hype up the "fear factor" surrounding Trump. (Which I would expect from a campaign, of course. Trump's campaign has no shortage of fearmongering itself.) So some people are acting absolutely hysterical out of fear.
    But lets look at the specifics.
     
    It's hard to keep ranking events as "worst bad" or "eighth worst bad" etc. when so many drop off the deep end, but for me the #1 unforgivable thing Trump has done is disrespect the Khan family. Any gold-star family that has *lost a son* defending this country deserves to be treated with respect.
     
    Strategically, I would have thought this would be a good chance for Trump to qualify his statements about Muslims. If he had made it clear that American Muslims who serve their country are in his good book, and he's only against the "bad kind" (or something)... I don't know. This particular gaffe even has my very conservative uncle reconsidering his vote.
     
    Secondly, his disrespect for the constitution. For a party that's so vocal about defending the constitution, I have to wonder what's gone batty when their candidate is so willing to flaunt even the very first of amendments:
     
     
    Ideological testing, restriction based on religion
     
    An appealing quote, to be sure. But background testing is already extrememly thorough in order to enter this country. It's not clear to me what could be improved. Blocking people based on religion is not constitutional.
     
    When asked if he would shut down mosques, Trump replied

    :|
     
    Threatening free speech

    What libel laws can the president possibly "open up"? I've never seen a democratic candidate so ready to tear down the media. He reminds me of Erdogan.
     
     
    More lockdown of free speech.
     
    Fourth Amendment.
     
    The Patriot act and NSA wiretapping are already bad enough. Now Trump is saying things like this:
     
    Increased surveillance of mosques
     
    Racial profiling
     
    On 'doing the unthinkable'
     
    The eighth amendment prohibits cruel and unusual punishment
     

    Aside from the fact that torture is not even all that effective. My father's neighbor works for the FBI, and used to be in the Marine Recon. He told me that, as an interrogator, torture is not useful because they will tell you anything you want to hear, just to make the pain stop. If you want valuable information, put someone in isolation for a while, then be nice to them. Bring them coffee. Humans are social creatures, and they'll blab to anyone who shows them kindness.
     
    Partial quote from someone who I *thought* was a conservative hero, John McCain:

    The full speech is quite good: http://www.mccain.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2014/12/floor-statement-by-sen-mccain-on-senate-intelligence-committee-report-on-cia-interrogation-methods
     
    And let's not forget the time Trump mocked someone for being disabled.
     

     
    How positively Presidential. /s
     
    I'm not afraid of what Trump will do to *me*, I'm afraid of what he'll do to this country.
     
    Yeesh, and I've only covered the basics. Maybe I'll do a second post about his policies (if you can call them that).
     
  15. Kvasir liked a post in a topic by Tucker933 in Even Trump's biggest supporters are turning on him   
    Trump should terrify everyone, even those his policies would benefit in the short term. Maybe he's a mastermind that's playing everyone perfectly just so he wins the presidency, but we've never had someone so chaotic and obscene, so if he isn't just making a fool of his supporters, society as a whole is in immense trouble.
     
    Clinton is a poor candidate, but we've had presidents like her before, and we've survived them.
  16. Kvasir liked a post in a topic by WaeV in Even Trump's biggest supporters are turning on him   
    This just seems so silly to me.
     
    Like, people go on about the Clinton Foundation and how Hillary might have allegedly been involved in corruption somehow? Sure, fine.
     
    Meanwhile, its actually verified that Trump used over $250k from his charity to pay off various lawsuits, and spent $20,000 on a six-foot-tall painting of himself.
     
    I get that people don't like Clinton, but I am just floored at the alternative. Even George H.W. Bush says he's choosing Clinton over his own party.
  17. Kvasir liked a post in a topic by Anthony in Even Trump's biggest supporters are turning on him   
    bring us with you, we can start an OC colony. 
  18. Kvasir liked a post in a topic by Tucker933 in "Everything's fucking shit" Thread   
    =[
  19. Kvasir liked a post in a topic by NeX in Halo 5: Forge   
    As of last night, I have the DVR turned off, framerate hacked to allow for a cap of 300 (which looked gorgeous and smooth btw), and the mouse still felt like I was hitting some kind of rubber-band resistance. Just a sluggish feel. I know I said it before, but it's like a 30-50ms delay between mouse movement and input registration. Uff - I've just been avoiding it at all costs until that's fixed.
  20. NeX liked a post in a topic by Kvasir in Halo 5: Forge   
    There is a huge delay in control response time for sure. I'm all about that in every game I play and its the main thing that makes consoles feel so unplayable to me. Going from Overwatch to Halo 5: Forge felt so gross.
  21. Kvasir liked a post in a topic by NeX in Halo 5: Forge   
    I would add the lack of true raw mouse input. There is definitely a delay, upwards of 50ms.  I haven't timed it myself, but have seen multiple videos of people taking slow motion captures of movement.  It makes the game feel very sluggish and brutish in its handling.  
     
    The FOV and FPS locks can be removed with a few tweaks from the modding community (previously cheatengine process offsets, but now encapsulated into a convenient executable). I think it now goes up to 120fps and FOV is alterable up to at least 180 (so well beyond normal playing modes).  
     
    Even with all the other benefits, I feel the mouse sluggishness is the real kicker here. I've been playing it, and it's great fun - but without the ability to really control the game the way I'm used to with pretty much any other FPS on PC, it's going back into my backburner for playability until that is fixed.
     
    With any luck, and 343's amazing community outreach, this will be updated and fixed with a patch around the end of the month (which is their regular patch cycle). They've already officially announced the FOV and FPS fixes, but have remained silent on the raw mouse input support.
     
    Still, this is <1 week out the door, so I'll reserve final judgement until after the first patch is out.

    Also - NVIDIA cards seem to have issues with some of the more refined water effects (ripples and plane deformation).
  22. Solaris liked a post in a topic by Kvasir in "Everything's fucking shit" Thread   
    Some people have emotions they don't want fucked up or they're not the type to get easy sex just because it's easy. It's not worth the time or emotional strain just to get a piece of easy ass (that's also crazy apparently)
  23. Solaris liked a post in a topic by Kvasir in "Everything's fucking shit" Thread   
    Some people have emotions they don't want fucked up or they're not the type to get easy sex just because it's easy. It's not worth the time or emotional strain just to get a piece of easy ass (that's also crazy apparently)
  24. Kvasir liked a post in a topic by DiSiAC in "Everything's fucking shit" Thread   
    Don't stick your dick in crazy.
  25. Kvasir liked a post in a topic by Risk in "Everything's fucking shit" Thread   
    Call me a prude, but I've got standards my man. Also, I'd say she was pretty easy, but the two years we were together off and on were not worth it. She's a psycho.