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@  Fire Blazer : (24 November 2017 - 01:47 PM) and I think it'll stay this way for a bit. do you not like it? any alternatives that don't compromise the benefits of DLC? (e.g. Smash 4 DLC characters; would you rather delay the game for more characters, just so that they aren't released as DLC instead?)
@  Fire Blazer : (24 November 2017 - 01:46 PM) and you can see how they do their mobile games, so... yeah, Nintendo was a bit late to do it, but they eventually did join the other big companies with the new way of selling games and such
@  Fire Blazer : (24 November 2017 - 01:46 PM) uh, idk. I'm not against DLC as a whole, I just want it to be executed well. which to me mainly means, the original game should be a full experience, and any DLC should be extras and adequately priced; if you're selling a single costume for $1, or a single new gameplay map for $3, that kinda thing, that's way overpriced IMO.
@  xcrash1998 : (23 November 2017 - 08:12 PM) I mean in terms of how they sell their games and then there are DLC's and every thing. Nintendo is clearly going into that kind of direction. (Actually is doing that already). Not that I am against them trying to keep profit high to stay in the business but there needs to be a better way.
@  xcrash1998 : (23 November 2017 - 08:09 PM) How do you think will nintendo change in the future
@  Fire Blazer : (13 November 2017 - 08:55 PM) lol, perhaps
@  kirant : (13 November 2017 - 07:19 PM) I assume nostalgia hits as soon as we get old enough to "fall out" of things.
@  Rujio : (13 November 2017 - 03:57 PM) aren't we supposed to be too young for nostalgia or something?
@  Fire Blazer : (13 November 2017 - 06:08 AM) yet it feels bad since somewhere in my heart I miss all that
@  Fire Blazer : (13 November 2017 - 06:08 AM) and even if i am i dont find myself talking about video games much like the old days. esp. not serious conversations on forums
@  Fire Blazer : (13 November 2017 - 06:08 AM) :( idk man i'm hardly even into FE anymore
@  xcrash1998 : (12 November 2017 - 09:50 PM) hi
@  Rujio : (12 November 2017 - 05:46 PM) I mean I'm actually around pretty frequently. But we never do anything.
@  Idiot : (12 November 2017 - 04:13 PM) Not since the fire nation attacked...
@  Valke : (12 November 2017 - 10:07 AM) hi hello anyone here
@  Idiot : (11 November 2017 - 07:51 AM) Blegh, even
@  Idiot : (10 November 2017 - 05:11 PM) same
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2017 - 04:54 AM) meh
@  Fire Blazer : (07 November 2017 - 04:52 AM) yeah, seems fine to me
@  kirant : (04 November 2017 - 07:51 PM) To update the Crunchyroll thing: according to their Twitter page, they've fixed their website.

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#1 Mercurius

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Posted 31 August 2015 - 07:15 AM

For obvious reasons, this doesn't apply to this site.

 

But seriously, part of one's security is also having a hidden username. E-mail addresses are designed to be shared information. You basically lose half of your basic account protection unless you go out of your way to make a new e-mail for each site you use. I can kind of understand the convenience angle but what the hell is the deal with forcing it? Are they going to tell me to use phone numbers as passwords next?


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Posted 31 August 2015 - 03:04 PM

For obvious reasons, this doesn't apply to this site.

 

But seriously, part of one's security is also having a hidden username. E-mail addresses are designed to be shared information. You basically lose half of your basic account protection unless you go out of your way to make a new e-mail for each site you use. I can kind of understand the convenience angle but what the hell is the deal with forcing it? Are they going to tell me to use phone numbers as passwords next?

 

At first I was kind of confused by what you meant but I think I get it now: you mean when logging in, the combination is E-mail + password and not username + password? If so, I agree with what you're saying: I share some of my e-mails relatively openly and in various cases it's nice to have a separate username... but despite that it seems like a lot of sites require or have the option to login with an e-mail now and few have a username that isn't like on IPB forums where one's username is obvious/easy to figure out (IIRC even if you change your name on forums like these, there's the name change history, so I think one can figure out one's original username that they log in with or whatever)

 

I suppose at least a bot/hacker might have a harder time if it's not just the e-mail, though,  but what would I know, I ain't a bot or a hacker~ used to be a modder, but now I don't really consider myself one


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Posted 31 August 2015 - 03:15 PM

For cases like these forums where you can see name history and your username is the same as your default display name anyway, there's the flipside of the e-mail being (probably) stored elsewhere from the usernames since it's only really used for like confirmations and stuff. On that note, since there's so little reason to hack into forum accounts anyway, it becomes even stranger to arbitarily have this e-mail way of doing things on them. I actually brought this up because I had to make 4 accounts recently due to not having realized that I needed to use an e-mail to log on (and I was using a temporary e-mail, which never have memorable names) on two other websites...one of which involved having to reproduce my watched anime list, ugh. (Fortunately I had only included ones that I particularly wanted to remember that I saw, but that was still around 80 titles to re-add or so.)


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Posted 31 August 2015 - 07:10 PM

Probably because its easier to remember? I agree. it is a pretty big security risk.

But its annoying to make more than one account on things sometimes though :/


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Posted 31 August 2015 - 10:56 PM

Personally i don't think there's any reason good enough to have your email be part of the login information. It takes an entire step out of a phishing attempt. Once you have an email you can just brute force a password anyway assuming you're patient enough. Aside from making hacking accounts easier though i guess you don't need to remember what your username is, but i typically make temp email accounts for games and stuff on the interwebs because i don't want my main thing getting spammed more than it already is.

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Posted 15 September 2015 - 05:15 AM

Pretty much agree with all of ya'll. I think ultimately it comes down to the user side for people who are lazy or unconcerned with security or unable to handle too many details. It's like, on one hand, having a separate username is good, but on the other, it's like... hey, I have one more thing to remember: instead of just having to know an e-mail and a password (and people likely have multiple of those) one needs to know a username too (and at least for me, I have many of these) so boom, it just adds extra work

 

not the greatest logic, but it's kind of like only having one lock on your front door instead of two because it's easier for you yourself to get in and out, though it's also easier for someone unwanted to get in and out (especially if you slip up and leave the door unlocked and there's no 2nd lock...).


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