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  1. Wow you really should upload it, that's proper archeology right there. Someone might even translate it if they have the time.
  2. Hey guys, the rebelmind.com website seems to be dead. Therefore the game is sort of abandonware. I couldn't find it on steam or gog (even though the game is Polish). I wanted to download Frater and give it a go, but I suppose it's not possible anymore. Does anyone have a downloaded version standing around anywhere?
  3. Hey guys some of you may remember pit droids from early 2000's it was this Puzzle game with Pit droids from star wars ep1 where you placed arrows and stuff on the ground leading them to an exit. Pretty much star wars lemmings. Anyway the game is pretty much abandonware you can download it here https://www.myabandonware.com/game/star-wars-pit-droids-403 however to the best of my knowledge there is no way to get it working on a modern operating system so I tried Wine emulation but I get stuck during the installation process about an error and can't proceed anymore. If anyone knows how to get it working could you help? Also the game has an amazing sound track, just worth playing for the sound track alone.
  4. I don't know about Poland's economic situation but 5000 dollars is around 4248 Euros, which in turn is 18267 Zlotys. Now I am obviously no expert on Polish economy or what the average rent is around those parts, but it looks like a good amount of money to not starve and also have a roof over your head. Now lets have some fun and compare this to what an average engineer in my country (a Middle East country), which is 832 Euros because the economy is not good at the moment. This makes 3578 Zlotys which is 5 times less than what is donated to Ross. Now lets check out an average Polish engineer, a quick google search shows that they make 2050 dollars per month which is 7486 Zlotys. It is a decent middle ground between the two numbers. Now obviously the amount donated per month is going to change every time so the numbers can vary, but as long as it is over 2000 dollars, it is still more than what a Polish engineer earns. Considering how many times Ross has stated that he considers himself extremely lucky to recieve this fan support, I totally understand him now. The average engineer from the Middle East would probably have starved or has to eat cheaper less healty stuff. This post does not in any way try to prove a point or anything, it simply is just an interesting comparison between Europe and Middle Eastern countries and how wage varies extremely between them.
  5. It seems almost every youtuber has been effected by this ad friendly content thing. I suppose this is what happens when people like pewdiepie, whom I see impulsive, irresponsible and childish, are given a great status and just can't figure out how to handle it properly. You would think that racism and holocaust are things you shouldn't be casually joking about, but here we are. Naturally Ross and other people who try to make a living through this system gets the sharp end of the stick while pewdiepie probably won't get effected much by this change since he probably has made enough money to sustain a decent, if not better, life style for the rest of their lives. Oh well maybe we really should learn useful skills like cooking, carpentry or hunting just so we can survive when all other means fail us. edit: Jim Sterling has made a really nice video about this issue ->
  6. Deus Ex was created during the "John Romero is going to make you his bitch" era. While I don't know Romero had much part in creation of Deus Ex, it is safe to assume that he was busy making Daikatana with Ion Storm Austin. However his almost crazy entrepreneur genious game developer rock star attitute must have been mimiced by Ion Storm Dallas, who made Deus Ex. Fast forward to 2011, Square Enix bought the Deus Ex franchise and with a giant mega corporation funding a video game comes the cons with it. There was no way a AAA publisher backed up studio to create a Deus Ex game to come close to the scope of the original. You lose the freedom you have with almost indie like development of late 90's. And hell even Jim Sterling has 2 videos on the newest Deus Ex where Square Enix tried to gimp the game at any way they could. And also the insane production values these games have must be mentioned, where up to 100 million dollars can be spent on AAA games. Not to mention the insane sales expectanties from Square Enix does not help at all, Tomb Raider selling 3.4 million copies is a comercial failure apparently. http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-03-26-tomb-raider-has-sold-3-4-million-copies-failed-to-hit-expectations So yeah people want to make great video games but the insane cost of making shiny graphics causes them to be under a mega corperation's leash where it gets harder and harder to make the product you were meaning to. Of course there is the other side of the coin where giving too much freedom to a developer, cough Tim Shafer, can lead to disasterous things. So what sould be done in conclusion? I don't really know, I'm just a physicist.
  7. Ground Control 2 has an awesome sound track to it. Unfortunately it was never released as a proper sound track so the tracks have no names. I'll give you the link for the youtube playlist, extracting the sound files is not in my expertise but I could find a way to get them if you find them to your liking. It's got a bit of everything in there, techno, some rock and space opera! Track 8 is my personal favorite.
  8. Gothic 1 and 2 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gothic_%28video_game%29 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gothic_II https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gothic_II:_Night_of_the_Raven It's a pretty solid RPG for it's time. The sequel is a lot better though. But they dropped the ball in Gothic 3 and then the developers made Risen which was a spiritual sequel to Gothic 2.
  9. Well I was more than prepared to watch this episode I guess. Just look at the attached image.
  10. It wasn't as funny or witty as your other content Ross.
  11. Well that's pretty much what I think of 3D currently. There used to be 45 minute long Imax 3D movies, those were insane. One was about dinosaurs, one of them was an underwater documentary and if I'm not mistaken there was another one wich was like a rollercoaster ride. Now those were pretty amazing. You could actually feel like touching the stuff coming out of the screen. Avatar's 3D was arguably the best of the "modern" 3D but still it's like, look at that thing it's slightly closer to you than that other thing over there. Why even go the extra cost of making your movie 3D when you could easily achieve the same effect with some depth of field blurring on your camera. Also the term 3D kinda annoys me because the stuff we see is already 3D, even though we see it projected on a 2D surface our eyes can know what is distant and what is closer. Things are already 3D, the effects just make them pop out of the screen. So I think we should call the illusion of making flat surfaces pop out as "lame holograms"
  12. Why does everything have to be happy? I don't see anything wrong with a heated discussion. You have some valid points there. However no one is going to give two fucks about those because you're fucking vulgar.
  13. Happy new year! Now go get some rest Ross. And I'll probably finish subtitle the translations sometime this year
  14. Let's see how Half Life 1 ends if Freeman is a sociopath!
  15. I doubt Source 2 will fix stuff. If anything it'll be more buggy.
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