• Ben_H posted a message in the forum topic Jeff Gerstmann Appreciation Thread. on the Jeff Gerstmann board

    Oh man this is the worst. I'm so sad to hear this.My condolences, Jeff.

  • Ben_H posted a message on the post Giant Bomb East versus The PC!.

    YAY fun time!

  • Ben_H posted a message in the forum topic BYOB Party. What should I bring?. on the Off-Topic board

    @djn3811 said:@ripelivejam: What's that extra B for? It's a typo.Booty Bass. He's bringing his old tapes of 95 South, Quad City DJs and DJ Magic Mike.

  • Ben_H posted a message in the forum topic No one's talking about this game!. on the Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! board

    @sinusoidal said:I loved 1, but I thought 2 was plagued with some terrible design decisions like putting orange level drops only on bosses, ridiculously bullet spongey enemies that were just no fun t...

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

    Ok so you want melodic death metal. That's easy.Kalmah all day, every day. You could also check out older Children of Bodom, Insomnium, Eternal Tears of Sorrow, Mors Principium Est, Norther, Dark Tra...

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

    Oh, if you want proggy stuff, Symphony X is pretty great. The band Adagio is a pretty fun mix of prog and power metal.

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

    Erm... how about some Emperor? They're fun. Perhaps some Quo Vadis if you like crazy technical stuff. Wintersun and Ensiferum are both pretty fun too. Maybe go oldschool and listen to Bathory? "Blood...

  • Ben_H posted a message in the forum topic An Odd Question About Work Breaks. on the Off-Topic board

    We are required to at my job and we get in trouble if we don't. We're all quite close so we usually go as a group and talk while having a quick snack or cup of coffee.At a desk job I would be far les...

  • Ben_H posted a message in the forum topic Bombcast Watitng Room. on the Bombcast board

    @nick said:Ahhh ok I'm going to go to the gym before this hits. Here's a tip, don't bench press while listening to MBMBAM... I just stick with music now.Likewise with running. As soon as I start laug...

  • Ben_H posted a message in the forum topic What do you do when the staff hates a game you are playing?. on the General Discussion board

    Shrug and keep playing it? Someone else's opinion on something has no weight on whether or not I enjoy it. I like Yoshi's Island and have fun with it. Jeff not liking it has no bearing on what I thin...

  • Ben_H posted a message in the forum topic Metal Gear Scanlon this week?. on the General Discussion board

    Phew, I'll get my hit of this soon. I was starting to go into withdrawals. I was hallucinating bugs crawling on my arms. Picking at them was very tempting.

  • Ben_H posted a message in the forum topic Where were you 13 years ago today?. on the Off-Topic board

    Sitting drinking coffee in the living room watching Scooby Doo waiting for my breakfast (I was in grade 3. It was around 7:30 our time). My brother came up stairs and said some crazy stuff was going ...

  • Ben_H posted a message in the forum topic Picking a PC Controller. on the PC board

    I use a PS3 controller when I can. I have a corded old-style 360 controller but that d-pad is just the worst for emulated games.

  • Ben_H posted a message on the post That Persona 5 Trailer.

    Well I guess I'll get a PS4.

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

    The extra podcasts, though I imagine that will change now that I will be walking to and from school again.

  • Ben_H posted a message in the forum topic Distinguish "Latest Premium Content" box from "Coming Up". on the Bug Reporting board

    Just to note, the Upcoming box still exists, it just hides now when there is nothing scheduled in the near future. It shows up above the new premium content thingy when there is stuff scheduled.But y...

  • Ben_H posted a message in the forum topic Girl with Guns! Elphelt is the Latest Addition to GGXrd. on the Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- board

    Like... a Tommy Shaw song?

  • Ben_H posted a message in the forum topic Is there any Macbook accessories / protection you recommend?. on the PC board

    I would just recommend a sleeve to put it in for protection in your bag. That's all I use. I once had a Speck case but I found it added too much bulk. Keyboard covers and the like are overkill unless ...

  • Ben_H posted a message in the forum topic Macbook Air or Pro?. on the PC board

    The 15" Pro by far. I went from a 13" Pro to a 15" Pro and it is night and day in terms of productivity. You can fit significantly more stuff on screen on the 15" (especially if you use scaling on th...

  • Ben_H posted a message in the forum topic Anand Retires From Anandtech. on the General Discussion board

    No kidding. Happy retirement Anand!His site is one of my favourite resources. I've used it as a resource on many occasions and it is in my regular rotation of sites to check daily. The hardware revie...