• Atlas posted a message in the forum topic ThatPinguino's Magic Lessons: Why Fetch-lands Are So Good. on the Magic: The Gathering board

    As mostly a Limited junkie, I don't quite get why people are so excited about fetchlands - aside from the financial benefits, it's hard to not be disappointed when the rare in your draft booster is a ...

  • Atlas posted a message in the forum topic Metal band suggestion. on the Off-Topic board

    Russian Circles are an instrumental band, but make some of the best, most layered, most intense metal around. Their most recent album, Memorial, was really good, but Empros is their magnum opus.Other ...

  • Atlas posted a message in the forum topic The Unofficial Official NFL 2014 Discussion Thread. on the Off-Topic board

    I've been watching the Falcons-Bengals game. It's been pretty dire for the Falcons, and the score-line flatters them slightly; Cincinnati stalled in the red zone a couple of times and missed two FGs. ...

  • Atlas posted a message in the forum topic The Unofficial Official NFL 2014 Discussion Thread. on the Off-Topic board

    @azrailx: Time will tell whether the Titans are as good as they looked or if the Chiefs are really just that bad. I didn't watch the game, but if Jake Locker stays healthy and Whisenhunt's offence is ...

  • Atlas posted a message in the forum topic The Scottish Independence Referendum Discussion. on the Off-Topic board

    I'm English and I have a fairly selfish reason for wanting the Scots to stay in the UK - Scotland always votes left-wing en masse, and so losing those constituencies would mean we'd get Tory governmen...

  • Atlas posted a message in the forum topic Games You Think Only You Played. on the Off-Topic board

    @Levius: I dunno, I remember hearing a fair number of people say that Ghost Recon was the best 3DS launch game. I only got around to playing the game this year but really enjoyed it. Using Banshee to...

  • Atlas posted a message in the forum topic The Unofficial Official NFL 2014 Discussion Thread. on the Off-Topic board

    @i_stay_puft: Power rankings are pretty much always total bullshit until you get to like Week 4. At this stage, probably the biggest determining factor for people's power rankings is a team's projecte...

  • Atlas posted a message in the forum topic The Unofficial Official NFL 2014 Discussion Thread. on the Off-Topic board

    Sad that we had to wait this long to finally get this decision, but glad that it's finally happened. His position is totally indefensible now, if it ever was before. He's an idiot and a scumbag.In oth...

  • Atlas posted a message in the forum topic The Unofficial Official NFL 2014 Discussion Thread. on the Off-Topic board

    Man, I dunno about my Colts this year. We've got the potential to post some gawdy offensive numbers, but I'm not sold on Trent Richardson at all, and our offensive line depth, especially the interior ...

  • Atlas posted a message in the forum topic What Giant Bomb content don't you consume?. on the Bomb Squad board

    Alt-F1Patrick solo videosSpookin' with Scoops8-4 podcastAnything related to DOTAMetal Gear ScanlonLike, 50% of QLsUnfinished

  • Atlas posted a message in the forum topic 'Young White Male'. on the General Discussion board

    Leigh Alexander is abrasive and I often find her personally disagreeable, but goddamn she is an amazing writer and she perfectly articulated how I've been feeling recently about this whole idea of "ga...

  • Atlas posted a message in the forum topic My Waning Admiration of Giant Bomb. on the General Discussion board

    Yeah, this thread is a relic of the "before-times", when we were all hankering for them to shake things up and go in a new direction. And they did just that, and, so far, it has totally worked. There ...

  • Atlas posted a message in the forum topic Who is your least favorite author excluding Stephine Meyar. on the Off-Topic board

    I have no opinion on Stephanie Meyer, as I haven't read any of her books.I find J.D. Salinger's work to be totally insufferable.

  • Atlas posted a message in the forum topic What card game should I try?. on the Off-Topic board

    You have friends who play Magic? Man, I'm jealous. I have to drive 25 minutes to my "local" game shop for Friday Night Magic to play Magic with people.Duels of the Planeswalkers is definitely a great ...

  • Atlas posted a message in the forum topic Classic Rock: As a Genre, set in stone, or continually expanding?. on the Off-Topic board

    You're getting old, and so is your music. Get over it.

  • Atlas posted a message in the forum topic The Best Star Wars Games of All Time!. on the General Discussion board

    The era of my Star Wars fandom coincided with the N64 era, so all my favourite Star Wars games are from that console. The original Rogue Squadron is my favourite, but I also really liked the Pod Racer...

  • Atlas posted a message in the forum topic Color Blindness Test: Post Your Results!. on the Color Blind Assist board

    My eyes were tired and I wasn't really looking super closely trying to get it right, I was more just slapping them in a sequence that looked good enough to my tired eyes. I also didn't calibrate my mo...

  • Atlas posted a message in the forum topic Why do you play as the opposite gender?. on the General Discussion board

    There are so few games that have badass female protagonists that if I'm given the choice of creating my own character, then I'm often inclined to make her female. But for me, it's never about aestheti...

  • Atlas posted a message in the forum topic Do you enjoy handheld gaming more then console or pc gaming?. on the General Discussion board

    There aren't a lot of situations where, if I want to play a game, I'd choose to play it on a small screen with a worse resolution than my PC monitor, and I often find that playing games for long stret...

  • Atlas posted a message on the post Quick Look: Sniper Elite III.

    My response to what Dan said about North Africa in WW2 was very close to Drew's. What the hell, man. Battle of El Alamein? Rommel, the Desert Fox? Field Marshal Montgomery? Field Marshal Auchinleck? T...