MadCast: rife170

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About MadCast: rife170

  • Birthday 07/20/1988

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    Garden Grove, California

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    Versadial Shipping Manager and Support Technician
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    rife170
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    rife170#1375
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    rife170
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    rife170
  1. Recommend me some shows

    Sci-fi has had a resurgence in recent years on cable networks like FX and TNT. The shows eventually make it to Netflix/Hulu with little fanfare. There are many more shows I'd recommend, but so many of them have been cancelled. Local and cable networks are merciless when it comes to cancelling sci-fi slots. Even Netflix seems to have a low tolerance, as observed by Sens8. I was really excited to see where the Wachowski sisters were going with the story, but due to some plot muddiness the project was killed 2 seasons in with no meaningful wrap-up. ABC cancelled cult hits like Awake and Defying Gravity just because they couldn't compete with the viewership that garbage reality tv brings in. On the flip side, it's also really easy for some of these TV writers to really waste a premise. I'll cite Continuum and Ascension here. Could have gone really cool places, diddled around in the less-interesting aspects of the concept, cancelled.
  2. Looking for Overwatch comp crew

    To anyone stuck in the high silver -> mid-gold range: You may find it easier to climb by exclusively playing tanks and leading your team's engagements. Pretty much the only play difference between plat and gold/silver is that people in plat tend to wait and group up rather than trickle into an objective. They are not necessarily better mechanically speaking. This does mean you'll need to be active on comms, and focus on positivity. People really do respond when you're there to have a good time and you want the same for your team. Disclaimer: This can be done solo, but it is a slower road. I hit plat with a combination of solo q-ing and playing with @MadCast Maday and @MadCast: Deaf Monkey. My plan from here is to start focusing on a smaller hero pool (Zarya/DVA, Zen/Symm, 76/Reaper), and making sure my performance is more consistent. I can't find it at the moment, but I read an article written by a grandmaster who offered to view play footage of silver/gold players and give critique. He found that most people in silver/gold have no discernible difference mechanics-wise from Diamond players. The difference is consistency, strategic implementation, and game sense. If you don't get salty and are willing to kill your ego and actually get better, I will queue with you regardless of SR.
  3. Intro - Simaniac

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  4. EA Sets A New Record (Not A Good One)

    Looks like we both decided to post about this independently lol.
  5. Recommend me some shows

    I highly recommend Dark Matter, Helix, Black Mirror and Travelers for your sci-fi needs.
  6. D2 PC Release Time

  7. Kyen-Keil, The Forest World

    Why wouldn't it be both? If sap is released as a natural defense mechanism, then you have sentient life triggering that defense mechanism on purpose to harvest the valuable sap.
  8. Kyen-Keil, The Forest World

    Hmm, I like the idea of these trees releasing magical sap as a defense mechanism against forest fires. (due to volcanoes/magma flow or not)
  9. Kyen-Keil, The Forest World

    Giant snails sound terrifying. Look up videos on snails eating stuff, particularly the ocean variety.
  10. Kyen-Keil, The Forest World

    An interesting consequence of a deep 'ocean forest' I think is that there'd be next to no cold-blooded life. At least not reptiles. Also, with that much plant life, you're going to have a lot more oxygen in the air, which means BIGGER animals. Gigantic spiders are a damn certain ramification of this ecosystem I think. Which means there's a spot in the ecosystem for fauna that's really good at getting rid of webs...
  11. Puerto Rico

    It's a few steps.
  12. Introduction - Uyeeko

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  13. Planescape 5E Conversion

    "Hey guys, remember that time we tried to get rich and accidentally saved the multiverse?"
  14. Stellaris - Synthetic Dawn (60% off base game)

    There are 3 speed settings, top right of the interface. I forget what the hotkey is. (i think it's F2/F3 to slow/speed, but i'm not sure) I typically play on the fastest speed, pausing when necessary.