• Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Rate the last movie you watched.. on the Off-Topic board

    @brunothethird: Exploring other works by people actors or directors, is a surefire way to be disappointed. Chances are they achieved greatness once. To me watching the same people in different roles, ...

  • Eurobum posted a message on the post A Return to No Man's Sky.

    The most appealing thing about No Mans Sly seems to be the story: of false promises and redemption through hard patch work. But it doesn't seem to materialize nor, I'm guessing, will it ever become a...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Rate the last movie you watched.. on the Off-Topic board

    @hobozero said:The Death of Stalin: 5/5. Highly recommended if you like dark comedy (like, really dark). Wonderful cast (especially enjoyed Michael Palin and Jason Isaacs - he should do more comedy)....

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic With Moore's Law slowing to a crawl, is now the time to "future proof" a gaming PC?. on the General Discussion board

    @harbinlights: The basic concept is true. From ultrathin laptops and tablets to consoles, there is a lot that held back PC performance standards. The 3D-transisor or FinFET revolution that Intel's 22...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Rate the last movie you watched.. on the Off-Topic board

    @willyod said:Warlock[1989]One of my all time favourite classics, easily in my top ten. Just watched it again, it's been five years at least. Surprisingly good still, I'd give it a solid 4/5 (/666) a...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Addictive Gaming. on the General Discussion board

    Now I have denied that there is such a thing as "addictive personality", but of course the flip-side of addictive behavior - Impulse Control has been suggested to be a very basic personal trait that c...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Addictive Gaming. on the General Discussion board

    @monkeyking1969: Gaming indeed exploits certain character traits, but they are diverse, good and bad traits and not an "addictive disorder". A virtual world would be particularly appealing to an imagi...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Addictive Gaming. on the General Discussion board

    I used to think, that only bad games are habit forming, the ones that try to drip feed rewards, that have loot and "RPG elements" and create "long term motivation". Today, I recon a gaming lifestyle o...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Addictive Gaming. on the General Discussion board

    @therealseaman: @stantongrouse said:Also, if my parents had a concern with how much time I might have spent on a game, they offered positive alternatives rather that threaten punishment for not stopp...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Rate the last movie you watched.. on the Off-Topic board

    @dbones80 said:DRIVE: 5/5 (rewatch) It's an appealing fantasy: a strong and silent mechanic, who is a stunt driver, but also a psycho, part time gangster and aspiring race driver. It's like the Sopra...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Addictive Gaming. on the General Discussion board

    @matiaz_tapia: China estimates every 5th youth, which is not unrealistic. ADVChina is a recent channel I discovered and binge-watched talking about living there as an expat.Crappy f2p-trash games tha...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Addictive Gaming. on the General Discussion board

    @stantongrouse:Internet Gaming Disorder is a real thing that has been included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-5 (2015). Males are more than twice as often affected (8...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic If they weren't called "video games", what would you call them?. on the General Discussion board

    game-like(especially f2p, MMOs and mobile crap) because it's mostly a lifestyle, a second job, and the "meta" has taken over. Basically when the joy of play and novelty has faded and somehow you're st...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic What is the best place to buy solar panels?. on the Off-Topic board

    Since the sun rises in the east and sets in the west, it's optimal to place panels facing south (if you live somewhere on the northern hemisphere and vice versa). There is also an optimal angle depend...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Desperately Need Help - Laptop Mind Boggling Issue. on the General Discussion board

    @sil3n7 said:Are you sure your laptop is using your dedicated card and not the integrated one?This is what I was thinking. This switchable graphics option is called Nvidia Optimus, it used to work by...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Losing interest in music and blankly staring at Spotify. on the Off-Topic board

    Maybe, just maybe, this is not music specific, or even steaming specific. I think it's a natural consequence of growth, that all previous preferences more or less turn to shit in one's perception. So ...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Without spoiling story, what did you think of Blade Runner 2049?. on the Off-Topic board

    @ntm: Maybe we can respect a slow and plodding movie, but so far I fell asleep thrice (no lie, only to be disturbed again by the loud banging) and haven't yet finished it. So I should reserve final ju...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic We Need More HDR In Our PC Games. on the PC board

    @oursin_360 said:Hdr shouldn't have any performance impact as its all hardware in the monitor/tv. It may increase latency but that should be it.Hmm. TVs have various filters that basically stretch 8-b...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Refresh my memory because all this confusing information Hertz: A TV refresh rate post. on the General Discussion board

    @hayt said:I have read a lot of recommendations to get 120hz TVs but if games are only mostly 60 and if the 120hz is a madeup number anyway then i’m unsure if I should even bother.There was a dark ti...

  • Eurobum posted a message in the forum topic Buy now or wait for rumored updated hardware in 2018?. on the Nintendo Switch board

    So Nvidia talked about Tegra X1 in 2014, and launched in Jan 2015, it took about 2.2 years to end up in a Switch. This is the maximum time it would take from chip launch to consumer product.The succes...