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      D1P 2017 Charity Campaign for The Life You Can Save: $1,165 (as of March 22)   12/12/2016

      I've decided to extend our charity campaign for The Life You Can Save organizations for the entirety of 2017 so feel free to contribute at any time!  Periodically through the year, I'll have game giveaways for those who have donated to the campaign as a "thank you" for supporting this worthy endeavor!

      D1Pcast Episode 24 - Stuff has Ryzen (featuring NextGen and Lucian04)   03/01/2017

      On this episode we talk about the latest news that has...Ryzen from the tech world. Microsoft announces games as a service, @NextGen helps us talk about AMD and their new CPU and somewhere in here we have @Lucian04 talking to us about the salt mining business. We try to keep out Nintendo talk to a minimum but don't worry, we got lots of Nintendo talk on the next podcast! So join us as we have lots of stuffs to talk about in the latest edition of the D1Pcast!  Join us in this thread to discuss the show!   http://www.dayonepatch.com/index.php?/topic/141114-d1pcast-episode-24-stuff-has-ryzenft-nextgen-lucian04/  


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  1. The Ducktales HD Remake was phenomenal - can't wait to get this!
  2. Loved the trial - now the fight for time between this and GRWildlands begins!
  3. Give me a discount for purchasing a 1 year subscription and sign me up!
  4. Fucking. Hell. Yes!! http://www.polygon.com/2017/2/23/14715906/halo-split-screen-coming-back-halo-6-bonnie-ross-343-industries Future Halo games will bring back split-screen 343 Industries head calls Halo 5: Guardians a “painful learning” experience Future Halo games — specifically the franchise’s first-person shooter entries — will bring back split-screen features, a longtime staple of the series that was dropped for 2015’s Halo 5: Guardians. 343 Industries head Bonnie Ross said at this week’s DICE Summit in Las Vegas that Halo FPS games will “always have split-screen going forward,” calling the removal of the feature — and the ensuing fan outcry — a painful learning lesson for the studio. At DICE, Ross spoke about 343 Industries’ efforts to evolve the Halo series since the studio was established in 2007. Ross said that 343 is proud of its efforts to both “honor the core” of the franchise and move beyond what original developer Bungie did with Halo, “even if that means sometimes we fail.” “I like what we've done moving it forward,” Ross said. However, some of the studio’s efforts haven’t always been well-received by its passionate fans. “We've also had a lot of learnings along the way,” Ross said. “You know when we fell down with the multiplayer launch of [Halo: The Master Chief Collection], or when we didn't put split screen in with Halo 5. I think it's incredibly painful for the community and for us. It erodes trust with the community, as the community is part of our world building. [We’ve had a] lot of learnings from that, and I would say for any FPS going out forward we will always have split screen going forward...” Split-screen cooperative and competitive multiplayer was part of the Halo franchise since the original game, 2001’s Halo: Combat Evolved. When it was gutted for Halo 5, then-creative director Josh Holmes called the decision to remove it “one of the most difficult ones we’ve ever had to make as a studio.” “To move Halo’s gameplay forward and deliver a true next-gen experience, tough choices had to be made,” Holmes said at the time. “Our decision was driven by a desire for scale, fidelity and focus to ensure that we would deliver the best quality experience possible. With Halo 5 we are delivering massive scale environments, improved AI behavior, increased visual and gameplay fidelity… something that truly takes advantage of a new platform. Many of our ambitious goals for Halo 5 would be compromised in a split-screen setting and the time spent optimizing and addressing split-screen-specific issues would take focus from building other parts of the game.” Ross also said that 343 is adapting how it tells stories in the Halo universe, saying that the developer will rely more on media outside of its games to flesh out its narrative and world-building. “While we love our transmedia, sometimes I do think we tell a bit too much story in our games,” Ross said. “You know when you have a gun and aliens shooting at you, it is kind of hard to digest a lot of story. Hopefully we're showing in Halo Wars 2 a more simple story and using transmedia as part of the way to get the deeper story but keeping the game story more simple.”
  5. Looking sharp! At Toys R Us this week and will be available elsewhere shortly after.
  6. Meh... Xbox One Deals CONTENT TITLE CONTENT TYPE DISCOUNT NOTES Attack on Titan* Xbox One Game 50% Spotlight BLAZBLUE CHRONOPHANTASMA EXTEND* Xbox One Game 50% Spotlight Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Xbox One Game 35% DWG Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare – Digital Deluxe Edition Xbox One Game 20% DWG Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare – Digital Legacy Edition Xbox One Game 25% DWG Deadpool Xbox One Game 60% DWG Don’t Starve: Giant Edition + Shipwrecked Expansion Xbox One Game 40% DWG Doodle God: Ultimate Edition Xbox One Game 33% DWG Dovetail Games Euro Fishing Xbox One Game 50% DWG DUCATI – 90th Anniversary Xbox One Game 60% DWG Forza Motorsport 6 and Forza Motorsport 5 Bundle Xbox One Game 50% DWG Forza Motorsport 6 Complete Add-Ons Collection Add-On 67% DWG Grand Theft Auto V & Great White Shark Cash Card* Xbox One Game 50% Spotlight Grand Theft Auto V & Megalodon Shark Cash Card Bundle* Xbox One Game 60% Spotlight Grand Theft Auto V & Whale Shark Cash Card Bundle* Xbox One Game 60% Spotlight Grand Theft Auto V* Xbox One Game 50% Spotlight Hand of Fate Xbox One Game 67% DWG Hunter’s Legacy Xbox One Game 25% DWG King’s Quest: The Complete Collection Xbox One Game 50% DWG NASCAR Heat Evolution Xbox One Game 35% DWG Shadow Complex Remastered Xbox One Game 50% DWG Toby: The Secret Mine Xbox One Game 20% DWG WARRIORS OROCHI 3 Ultimate* Xbox One Game 40% Spotlight Xbox 360 Deals CONTENT TITLE CONTENT TYPE DISCOUNT NOTES BloodRayne: Betrayal Games On Demand 60% DWG Blue Dragon Games On Demand 50% DWG Call of Duty: World at War Games On Demand 50% DWG Deadpool Games On Demand 63% DWG Double Dragon Neon Games On Demand 60% DWG Monaco: What’s Yours Is Mine Games On Demand 60% DWG Slender: The Arrival Games On Demand 60% DWG Tales From Space: Mutant Blobs Attack Games On Demand 60% DWG
  7. Hey! I can't help it if everyone no-shows. Bunch of XBox Bums Might be easier now with the calendar built into the X1.
  8. Yep - it's Mass Effect! Had my pre-order in as soon as it was possible...might order a second copy - just because...
  9. Yeah, I know. I just pushed to 30 so I could hang with you guys and never finished it
  10. This was a pleasant surprise to come back to. YAY!!