DeathscytheX

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  1. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by DeathscytheX in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild   
    I'm 100% sure the option is there, and it's completely optional.
  2. DeathscytheX liked a post in a topic by Sledgstone in Xenoblade Chronicles 2   
    Inner man thigh must be the new male version of cleavage.
  3. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by DeathscytheX in Xenoblade Chronicles 2   
     
    Those pant-shorts are killing me.
  4. DeathscytheX liked a post in a topic by Myk JL in Nintendo Switch (Nintendo NX = Portable Console)   
    If portable Skyrim didn't give me enough reason, Nintendo quickly hit my nostalgia nerve with what should be everyone's' favorite Japanese creator showing what should be everyone's' favorite Red & Blue wearing character.... Suda 51 showing Travis Touchdown!
  5. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by DeathscytheX in Nintendo Switch (Nintendo NX = Portable Console)   
     
    Presser starts at 11pm ET.
  6. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by DeathscytheX in Guild Wars 2 Heart of Thorns   
    that SD rez is killing me
  7. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by DeathscytheX in Mass Effect: Andromeda   
    https://www.vg247.com/2017/01/09/mass-effect-andromeda-wont-be-getting-a-season-pass/
    No season pass.
  8. DeathscytheX liked a post in a topic by Sledgstone in Guild Wars 2 Heart of Thorns   
    I looked over my build last night and this morning and completely forgot that I made a custom build and wasn't using the meta build from metabattle.com. lol. I made a combo burn and meditrapper build. I remembered why I was using smite conditions now as a burst. I'm using the Monk's Focus trait that makes meditation skills give fury and heal. Since smite, judge's intervention and renewed focus are all meditation skills they all give me a heal. I have balthazar runes on that make me apply burning whenever I use a heal skill. Since any healing counts, all 3 of those utility skills and wings of resolve apply burning. I'm a burning and healing maniac. When I hit spite every 15 seconds I apply a stack of burning to all enemies near me as well as damage from the skill, cleanse condis and heal myself.

  9. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by DeathscytheX in Guild Wars 2 Heart of Thorns   
    Thats why I used GS in PvP the downside being you have to give up focus if you want max burn. GS leap is still a gap closer, whirlwind is great DPS, plus you get another pull. Bow just seems too easy to dodge. That pink Moa was so damn annoying, but with GS5 you can grab the ranger and the pet and pull them, drop a symbol, and GS2... they can take it or burn up all their stamina getting out of it, swap to sword and close in, or drop the Purge on them... they cant dodge unless they have lighting strike slotted.
    DD has brought thief to a new level. Dash gives you auto condi-cleanse per dodge with perma-swiftness on top of it. So DD can't be chilled, crippled, and yup, you can dodge right out of immobilized. Signet of Agility will refill the endurance meter as well giving you 6 consecutive dashes/cleanses if you so desired. Its also instacast and only has a 30s CD. Assassin's signet increases power and activating it gives a guaranteed 15% more damage for the next 5 attacks. I'd argue that Thief has the best utility/trait paring in the game. It's almost hard to decide what you'd want to go with, because there are so many good options. One wrong move and you're instadead though... and they do complain about trap guards because large AoE is their weakness.... but even as a weakness its one they can avoid. They just can't engage and win. If other classes got the love and care thief did when they redid the trait system, classes would have more options to play with... as you said Warrior needs to be redone completely. Burn Guard is only good in PvP, because outside of its burst it has zero sustain, so its useless against champs and legendary enemies. Meanwhile DD and Mesmer enjoy various options and builds because their trait lines are so good... even Ele has to stick with Fire, Air, Tempest.
  10. DeathscytheX liked a post in a topic by Sledgstone in Guild Wars 2 Heart of Thorns   
    I'll try out purging flames tonight then. The only downside I could think would happen is the AOE circle will encourage more enemies to dodge away from me as opposed to staying within burn range of my torch 4 skill. Smite is decent because it recharges so damn fast and it does slightly more damage per condition I have. The downstate is horrible. Once I go down I just assume I'll die quickly. Necro downstate is so damn strong. lol. Sometimes its best to just run away and let them bleed out unless you have stability to stomp them without getting feared. Thief downstate is annoying as hell. I won't even attempt to stomp them unless I've already seen them teleport somewhere. And even then I have to have half HP or they might wreak me during the stomp process.
    One thing I have noticed is thieves can be strong as hell in the right hands. Back in season 1 if I had two thieves on my team it was a loss. But now if I see two thieves on my team its about a 75% chance of a win. Mesmers are strong in the right hands too but the skill level is higher for them IMO. Necros I come across have a tendency to run minions and can own an entire team if people don't focus them down. And theres alot of people in bronze that just don't attack the necro or wont condi cleanse at the right time after some bone minions transfer burning to them. Necro MM is so easily countered too.. an engineer or mesmer can still moa them and instant destroy all minions. When I play a necro I will get moa'd once per match.. if I go against necros the mesmer on my team will never land the moa hit. wtf. Rangers and warriors have the best sustain. When I play my warrior unless I get focused by 3 or more players I can usually win a 1 vs 1 and sometimes a 2 vs 1. I seem to have the most difficulty with rangers when I play my guardian. Mostly because of the damn taunt mechanics of the pet. So many times I'll use sword 2 or judge's intervention to teleport to them just to find out I teleported to the damn pet instead because I got taunted 1/4 of a second before I hit the skill button. x_x Btw full trap guardians usually get wreaked by warriors or other guardians. If I'm on my warrior, I'll use shield 5 when approaching the guardian, block the majority of the traps, then use the mace 2 skill to block some more and then burst the hell out of them. If I'm on my guardian I'll pop Shield of Courage before walking onto a point and block the majority of the traps and then burst the guardian. I usually try to save shield of courage to secure a stomp tho. The main reason I use only test of faith and not procession of blades is because test of faith is unblockable. Necros have an easy time against trap guardians too with that one trait that grants retaliation when entering shroud. They'll pop shroud, walk onto the point and trigger all the traps, every trap except test of faith is blockable and subject to retaliation which usually means the guardian bursts themselves right into downstate, then necro hits shroud 3 for stability and gets the stomp.
  11. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by DeathscytheX in Guild Wars 2 Heart of Thorns   
    Then Purging Flames should be your go to. If you pair with with Judge's Intervention, Spear of Justice, and Torch, you'd have an extra stack of burning. Plus I believe it does more damage, I can't remember what you get if conditions are cured off smite, but if you're using it as a burst, then Purge is the way to go. Its pretty overwhelming even if they get a cleanse off you're at a bigger advantage. You can AOE them and then close the gap with judge's. Although if I was facing a hammer warrior or ranger, I'd save my judge's in case I got knocked back.
    I don't know if Shelter is bugged or not, I know if you dodge before its cast, it will do the same thing on CD. Its def better in PvE, I've used it to get out of the Chak Gerent's purple donut of doom a few times or to facetank a decap charge from Cobalt if I was out of stamina. I use feel my wrath instead of renewed focus in PvE because fury/quickness every 45 seconds is great. Signet of Courage is pretty crap because it takes almost 4 seconds to cast. wtf. If it worked like Battle Standard or Signet of Undead it would be worth it, but it doesn't revive the downed, and with a 180s CD, there isn't much incentive to use something like that, unless you were fighting Lupi running Arah or something. 
    How are you liking Guardian's complete ass  of a downstate? I swear its the worst. The attack so slow and crap. Symbol of Judgement only works if you get knocked back so far away you deaggro enemies... once you get hit, it goes on CD and you're pretty much done. Necro and Thief as great AAs in downstate, and Ranger's lick wounds keeps working while being attacked, and even if you're pet got downed before you did, it will still come and revive you.
  12. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by DeathscytheX in Guild Wars 2 Heart of Thorns   
    Purging Flames > Smite Condition - They both do the same thing cleanse-wise, but Purging Flames is ground targetable, and causes burning to stack on top of the burning you already do.
    Shelter > All other healing skills Basically because of the block, it can't be negated and you HP pool always gets the replenish. Signet of Resolve is like an 80% heal, but in PVP I've seen it completely negated by burst combos.
     
  13. DeathscytheX liked a post in a topic by Sledgstone in Guild Wars 2 Heart of Thorns   
    I decided to start saving some video clips of GW2. Next time I do Triple Trouble I'll save a video of that too. Earlier today I did the last PVP match I needed to make the Wings of Ascension precursor for the Ascension legendary pvp back piece. Heres that last match and at the end of video I toss all 4 wings into the mystic forge to make my precursor.
     
  14. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by DeathscytheX in GeForce NOW game streaming service   
    This absolutely won't work if it ends up like movie/TV services are now. Gamers are even less likely to sub to several different services because they have the one game they want to play that's not on the service they have. Plus games can't make money like this while Movies and TV shows make revenue via theaters and sponsors. Like strider said, paying fees on top of fees is a no go for gamers. That's why MMOs don't work on console. 
    Fiber optic Internet service will have to become the standard for this to be viable, which is probably a decade away from happening. 
    Its one of those things thats good in concept, but in reality everyone wants a piece of the pie and you'll have too many different services walling off games to under their brand. A whole new era of 3rd party wars would start that would collapse the industry because, while it worked when you paid $600 for both consoles, now you'll pay that in a few months and more on top of it if you want to keep playing all the games you want. Origin and Steam would have their own service, then Amazon, Nvidia, Uplay, Netflix would probably get into it, WB would try to make one probably.... just a bad idea all around. Sure a lot of games would be on all the services, but they would all have exclusives trying to rake in subs.
  15. Strider Hiryu liked a post in a topic by DeathscytheX in Battlefield 1   
    That they did it, isn't the issue. Its how they did it. They deceived players that have had 8 weeks of battlepacks to get a general "feel" for them, and lumped the skin into the legendary bracket like it would have the same drop rate. Level is right, they should have made it a different color category or made it like the puzzle pieces. I know they did the same thing with the Zulu skin, because after that week I may have seen 1 person with it, pre nerf when everyone was using the hell out of the MH. Then having Strider open a good number of packs while I played with him the week Warhorse was available and the same thing... I guess I'm lucky I got that one. They're looking at their data, and adjusting the drop rates on the popular weapons, especially when they have skins that took a lot of work to make. Funny how I opened a good 6 superior battlepacks post MH nerf, and got the MH skin easily but couldn't get the frommer skin which should have been a 1 in 3 chance. You can get revolver skins all day because all of them blow unless they are the two that have fast reload animations.
    They are dishonest by purposely ranking skins in a traditional way players are use to, but not abiding by the same laws. Now it make since why 90% of all the legendary skins are the same camo pattern.
  16. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by DeathscytheX in GeForce NOW game streaming service   
    This absolutely won't work if it ends up like movie/TV services are now. Gamers are even less likely to sub to several different services because they have the one game they want to play that's not on the service they have. Plus games can't make money like this while Movies and TV shows make revenue via theaters and sponsors. Like strider said, paying fees on top of fees is a no go for gamers. That's why MMOs don't work on console. 
    Fiber optic Internet service will have to become the standard for this to be viable, which is probably a decade away from happening. 
    Its one of those things thats good in concept, but in reality everyone wants a piece of the pie and you'll have too many different services walling off games to under their brand. A whole new era of 3rd party wars would start that would collapse the industry because, while it worked when you paid $600 for both consoles, now you'll pay that in a few months and more on top of it if you want to keep playing all the games you want. Origin and Steam would have their own service, then Amazon, Nvidia, Uplay, Netflix would probably get into it, WB would try to make one probably.... just a bad idea all around. Sure a lot of games would be on all the services, but they would all have exclusives trying to rake in subs.
  17. DeathscytheX liked a post in a topic by Sledgstone in Battlefield 1   
    WTF. I watched this video a little while ago. Drop rates like that are complete bullshit. I could understand that some people would want their money back, but its never going to happen. Buying RNG boxes is gambling and should be labeled as such IMO. Its like buying 500 lotto tickets and then asking for a refund because you didn't win the main prize, they'll never get the money back. I bet before they "patched" it, that gold tank skin had about the same odds of dropping as winning the power ball lotto. I'd like to see that law China has get implemented here.
  18. DeathscytheX liked a post in a topic by Strider Hiryu in GeForce NOW game streaming service   
    Until it becomes affordable for everyone and I mean everyone we will never see a full switch to a streaming game service. Not only that but very few people are going to be on board for paying a fee and a rental fee to play a game (people already bitch about paying for things like DLC and this is roughly the same thing and at the end of the day you don't even own the game, just a right to access a server to play a game). I still think the Playstation Now service is a crock of shit since you pay a monthly access fee plus an hourly fee to play a game (with prices being based on game popularity or series name) and won't be caught dead using it (and there are some games I'd really like to play on it).
    Secondly hardware will always be a thing no matter what any service says. Consoles might become a thing of the past but PC's won't because, at least with this system, you'll always need some sort of hardware to run it (in this case you need a system running an nVidia card). Honestly it's just another gimmick to try and weasel even more money out of consumers hands (kind of like paying full price for a digital copy of a game (which is absurd)) and this one does it monthly/hourly.
  19. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by DeathscytheX in Humble Assassin's Creed Bundle   
    You'd be better saving your money and playing your untouched Mass Effect series.
  20. Sledgstone liked a post in a topic by DeathscytheX in the song stuck in yer head   
    Thanks to this song, its hard to find clip from the actual ET movie on youtube.