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A few posts here on Reflection Gamer are pretty popular and get a lot of hits from the Google. While this is very nice because it draws more attention to my writings, it also means that I’m a prime target for search engine bots. These bots usually run around blogs and websites that allow comments and post generic, sometimes illegible things with links attached to them that usually promote porn or some sort of cheap medicine. Recently, I’ve been getting a lot more of these, and some were just so good, I had to share them. Let’s get started!

This first one is just a random one that I get quite often:

I am not capable of view this web site properly on chrome I think there’s a drawback

This one is in another language (warning: translate at your own risk, NSFW):

İstanbul da güzel bir vakit geçirmek istiyorsanız doğru yerdesiniz. Eğlencede ve seks de sınır tanımayan ateşli kızlarımız sizleri bekliyor.

This one has got to be my favorite out of all of them. It just wins on so many levels. You can tell that he really tried to sound convincing, even though he ended up failing completely:

A powerful share, I just given this onto a colleague who was doing somewhat evaluation on this. And he in actual fact purchased me breakfast because I found it for him.. smile. So let me reword that: Thnx for the deal with! But yeah Thnkx for spending the time to discuss this, I feel strongly about it and love reading extra on this topic. If potential, as you become expertise, would you thoughts updating your blog with more details? It is highly useful for me. Massive thumb up for this blog submit!

Another gem:

Nice post. I learn one thing tougher on completely different blogs everyday. It will always be stimulating to learn content material from different writers and observe a little bit one thing from their store. I?d prefer to use some with the content on my blog whether or not you don?t mind. Natually I?ll give you a link on your internet blog. Thanks for sharing.

NO YOU MAY NOT HAVE MY HOUSE:

Your house is valueble for me. Thanks!…

And then here are some more less exciting ones:

There may be noticeably a bundle to find out about this. I assume you made sure nice points in options also.

Very good know-how! I have been seeking for some thing such as this for a time these days. Many thanks!

This last one I almost mistook for a real comment. Then I realized that the email was “viagra@getfreeviagra.com”:

Nice contribution, sweet page design and style, stick to the good work

All in all, these are always funny to read and since I have it set so that I filter every single comment that is posted, they never actually get through onto my website.

Oops, I guess by posting this, they did. Oh well; we’re laughing at them, not with them!

Just last night, upcoming game from Crytek, Crysis 2, was leaked onto the internet, making it one of the earliest leaks ever on the internet for a AAA game. The game was toted as a “beta” version, but saying that is puting it very lightly.

Having actually pre-ordered the game already, I had no problem with downloading the torrent and seeing for myself what was leaked. What I found was a broken, incomplete and near unplayable version of Crysis 2.

Instantly after the leak, the rants against piracy began to show their ugly heads again; the downfall of PC games and how pirates should burn in hell was and is the talk of the game industry right now. This could very well be a valid concern… if the “leaked” game was actually the full version of the game. As it stands, the leaked Crysis 2 is completely unplayable and not in any way the representation of the final product. The sound glitches, the graphical problems,the low quality CGI cutscenes and the rest of the small, but horribly annoying problems, all add up to make a very un-tested copy of the game, and that for me is more of a reason to actually buy the final product to see how it was really meant to be played.

Everyone who is freaking out over the leak obviously haven’t actually played it yet. If they did, they’d realize that it is nothing to be worried about. Unless someone can stand to play through the entire game with it crashing every couple of seconds, then sales will still be just as high as they were going to be before it was leaked. If the full, retail game was leaked this early, I could see some cause for concern. What we have now is another reason to call PC gaming “a dying industry”, and that’s completely ignorant. It will not effect the sales; at least, this beta version won’t.

Every weekend, Steam, Valve’s digital distribution software, has some pretty good sales on games that range from epic to God awful. Last weekend, they featured the two Penny Arcade games, On the Rain Slick Precipice of Darkness. I had played the demo of the first episode back on the Xbox when it first came out and it never interested me. However, at 3$ for both of em, I decided to give them a try and I’m certainly glad I did.

I’ve been enjoying Penny Arcade for years now. Their humor is so witty and clever; they’ve become my favorite web comic of all time. This is why I loved these two games; not only was the gameplay superb, but the entire ten hour experience was filled to the brim with the humor that I’ve grown to love from Penny Arcade. It was like reading hundreds of comic strips in a row while playing a very fun and engaging game at the same time.

Both games are based very heavily on Dungeons and Dragons, because Jerry and Mike, the creators of Penny Arcade, play many variants of D&D. A lot of gameplay aspects are taken strait out of an traditional RPG, while others rely heavily on the point-and-click adventure games. Mind you, this is not your average “point-A to point-B” RPG game. The two episodes are more like the Sam and Max games; just insert real, turn based battles. It’s a mix that works incredibly well, and I am ravenous for more.

The first episode was finished in right under five hours, while the second put me at five and a half. However, I’m not finished with these games. Knowing that their won’t be any more episodes for some time, I am feeling the urge to go back and replay these two games on harder difficulties and finish all the missions that I missed on the first play through.

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