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Forum: News 04-01-12, 02:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 31,781
Posted By seebs
YES! Finally I'll stop getting requests to...

YES!

Finally I'll stop getting requests to update Chatterbox. :)
Forum: Chit-Chat 06-03-11, 02:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,655
Posted By seebs
... well, the "hypothetical" just dopped off...

... well, the "hypothetical" just dopped off this, as apparently the test shard now has an "addons" button on the character select screen.

Alpha Addon API Development...
Forum: Chit-Chat 05-29-11, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,655
Posted By seebs
What do you want in an addon API?

I've mostly been playing RIFT lately. RIFT does not have an addon API.

...yet.

In a couple of interviews Trion devs have pretty strongly hinted that there may well be one. Their official stance...
Forum: Chit-Chat 03-07-11, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,938
Posted By seebs
tapatalk requires someone to install the tapatalk...

tapatalk requires someone to install the tapatalk mod on the site. I am on a couple of sites which do, and people seem to like it.
Forum: Chit-Chat 02-23-11, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,360
Posted By seebs
An update, one of the bloggers who got to go out...

An update, one of the bloggers who got to go out and visit them reported that the UI team were definitely planning to do an addon API, but weren't ready to announce details. Basically, they want to...
Forum: Chit-Chat 02-12-11, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,360
Posted By seebs
Do they use lua? If so, that's certainly a big...

Do they use lua? If so, that's certainly a big sign in favor of eventual addons.

The community there is FULL of loud complaints about how horrible all addons are, how horrible flying mounts are,...
Forum: Chit-Chat 02-10-11, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,360
Posted By seebs
I played a little in Beta 5, and a lot in Beta 6....

I played a little in Beta 5, and a lot in Beta 6. RIFT is everything I ever wanted WoW to be. It's not gonna kill WoW, but it is, at least for me, a better gameplay experience than WoW was.

Open...
Forum: Chit-Chat 10-27-10, 04:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 21,675
Posted By seebs
I suspect societies will always have things...

I suspect societies will always have things filling the various social roles filled by religions, some of which I'd much rather weren't filled. I'm personally pretty religious, but I'm not a big fan...
Forum: Site help, bugs, suggestions/questions 09-08-10, 11:59 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 18,358
Posted By seebs
Yup, they hit me too. It's basically the same as...

Yup, they hit me too. It's basically the same as the phishes I get to the address I used to use at wow dot net some years back, I believe.

The timing was impressively good -- I cancelled over Real...
Forum: General WoW Chat 07-28-10, 12:45 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,089
Posted By seebs
No. The original statement had two claims: 1. ...

No. The original statement had two claims:

1. "We've decided at this time that the forums will not require real names."
2. "The forums will not require real names."

While there was an...
Forum: General WoW Chat 07-28-10, 12:06 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,089
Posted By seebs
I brought it up because a Blizzard rep, speaking...

I brought it up because a Blizzard rep, speaking officially, changed the stance from "we will not be requiring real names in the forums" to "for the time being". That's a change from an indefinite...
Forum: General WoW Chat 07-27-10, 04:19 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,089
Posted By seebs
Hundreds were posted in the threads. Obvious...

Hundreds were posted in the threads.

Obvious examples include:
* Whole categories of people whose jobs REQUIRE that they must not post on the Internet under their real name. Period. All these...
Forum: General WoW Chat 07-27-10, 04:00 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,089
Posted By seebs
"For the time being" carries the strong...

"For the time being" carries the strong implication that they will, in the future, go in that direction.



I can't understand why this shouldn't make me stop playing the game.

Blizzard has a large...
Forum: General WoW Chat 07-27-10, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,677
Posted By seebs
Flash has been a non-trivial keylogger and...

Flash has been a non-trivial keylogger and malware vector. It makes total sense that they'd require you to have it installed and running to log into their site, because there is no way this could...
Forum: General WoW Chat 07-27-10, 03:45 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,089
Posted By seebs
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/blizzard-talks-s...

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/blizzard-talks-starcraft-ii-interview?page=1

Blizzard has now said they aren't going to do the forum thing "for the time being".

So they still don't actually...
Forum: General WoW Chat 07-12-10, 04:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 18,088
Posted By seebs
Well, before he did it, her phone wasn't ringing...

Well, before he did it, her phone wasn't ringing off the hook.



1. It doesn't require facebook.
2. The information "hey everybody, here is the name of someone who plays WoW" gives people a reason...
Forum: General WoW Chat 07-10-10, 01:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 18,088
Posted By seebs
That doesn't take away the many other privacy...

That doesn't take away the many other privacy concerns, such as showing real names to friends-of-friends, which have already resulted in real people getting harassed. The system is still in practice...
Forum: General WoW Chat 07-10-10, 01:52 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,089
Posted By seebs
Not surprised. Although I'm not sure how account...

Not surprised.

Although I'm not sure how account services would be not directly affected, given rumors about the size of the cancelstorm.
Forum: General WoW Chat 07-09-10, 01:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 18,088
Posted By seebs
The risk is that they might add someone...

The risk is that they might add someone untrustworthy.

Real-world example: Kid plays WoW. After a lot of discussion, his mom lets him use Real ID. He friends his sister, one of his close RL...
Forum: General WoW Chat 07-09-10, 01:44 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,089
Posted By seebs
I'm pretty sure "a lot" of people have cancelled...

I'm pretty sure "a lot" of people have cancelled -- I don't know how many in absolute terms or percentages, but by all accounts, more than at pretty much any time before. One of my friends has a few...
Forum: General WoW Chat 07-09-10, 01:04 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,089
Posted By seebs
By multiple accounts, both the account/billing...

By multiple accounts, both the account/billing phones and the web-based account management have been totally swamped for most of the last three days. Given how little time it would take to process a...
Forum: General WoW Chat 07-09-10, 01:01 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,089
Posted By seebs
Yes, it is. Pretty sure he's expecting to get...

Yes, it is.



Pretty sure he's expecting to get them from facebook users who don't care about privacy, or at least, so he thinks.



If they're among the dozens of forum trolls posting their names...
Forum: General WoW Chat 07-08-10, 10:21 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,089
Posted By seebs
The impression I get is that if half the players...

The impression I get is that if half the players cancelled, Kotick would push on forwards "because this is the only way we can make up for losing that user base".
Forum: General WoW Chat 07-08-10, 09:10 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,089
Posted By seebs
Word is, it doesn't matter -- the decision was...

Word is, it doesn't matter -- the decision was made by people at Activision, and the blues are at least as unhappy as we are, because pretty much all of them view this as a horrible betrayal of their...
Forum: General WoW Chat 07-08-10, 07:51 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,089
Posted By seebs
And they're handing out bans like pvp epics for...

And they're handing out bans like pvp epics for people who criticize it now... Woo!

I don't have any confidence that they won't make it mandatory elsewhere, but even if they only did it to the...
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