• BigSocrates posted a message in the forum topic The Giant Bomb Forza Horizon 2 Car Club. on the Forza Horizon 2 board

    Gamertag is BenthemildAbsolutely loved the first hour of the game. The first Forza Horizon is in the running for my favorite racing game ever (and I'm a geezer) and so far the second seems to be in t...

  • BigSocrates posted a message in the forum topic How Do You Feel About Free On Disc DLC?. on the General Discussion board

    Personally I'm fine with it, but there are people who don't hook their consoles up to the Internet and they get really screwed if there's free material on the disc that they never get to access.

  • BigSocrates posted a message in the forum topic End game tips. on the Destiny board

    @otakugamer said:Complete the daily story challenge on the hardest level you feasibly can. Level 20 will give you XP and marks but completing level 24 and level 28 will give you ascendant materials w...

  • BigSocrates posted a message in the forum topic End game tips. on the Destiny board

    @wchigo: Somewhere around there. I realize I got lucky, but my actual point is that the cryptarch is a pretty good source of legendary engrams that builds on the other stuff you might be doing. So ev...

  • BigSocrates posted a message in the forum topic End game tips. on the Destiny board

    The only way I have gotten legendaries and exotics has been leveling up the Cryptarch and getting rewards from him, and buying them off vendors.On the other hand my last cryptarch level netted me both...

  • BigSocrates posted a message on the post Social Gaming and the Fear of Missing Out.

    I kind of understand the gist of this article but I find the loot cave a really weird jumping off point. You missed out on...standing in a clump and shooting into a cave in the hopes of getting some ...

  • BigSocrates posted a message in the forum topic No Need for Speed game this year?. on the Need for Speed board

    Does the Need for Speed brand even mean anything anymore, other than "car racin'?" I guess that's all it ever meant, but you know what car game brand meant something? You know what stood out from the...

  • BigSocrates posted a message in the forum topic People are Fickle. on the Destiny board

    @starvinggamer said:"Bald-faced lie"That said, I really don't know what they lied about in the marketing. The game I got is exactly the game I thought I was going to get. Maybe I'm just not watching ...

  • BigSocrates posted a message in the forum topic Do you think Dan could escape from a prison/asylum?. on the Dan Ryckert board

    How many of you have actually been to a prison? I have (I am a lawyer, not a convict.) minimum security he might escape, but medium or max? No way. No way. Dan skates by on a certain charm and shenani...

  • BigSocrates posted a message in the forum topic The Great Loot Debate… Deboot? Debate!. on the Destiny board

    @sterling: Eh. I feel worse about burning lots of hours than a few bucks. But no it doesn't need Miguel transaction, it needs a better goddamned loot frequency.

  • BigSocrates posted a message in the forum topic Help me out all you smart duders.. on the General Discussion board

    Coincedence? But not really much of one because both events ("I want a quicklook" and "There's a quicklook coming!") are likely given the precedent condition of "big game coming out right about now!"

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

    Very sad news. Jeff has had a rough run of things these last couple of years, Patrick too. Here's hoping that this is the last of the sad news for staff of this site for a good long while. All condol...

  • BigSocrates posted a message in the forum topic Danny's The Point Makes an Interesting Point. on the General Discussion board

    Like a bunch of other people, I don't see how this relates to Destiny. Destiny is disappointing because it lacks content, has a lot of terrible design decisions, and an incoherent story. It has nothi...

  • BigSocrates posted a message in the forum topic Destiny Exploits?. on the Destiny board

    @sterling said:@tyrrael: I don't get how people don't have enough. I have 200+ at all times. I never need them. As long as you are junking everything you don't need you should never need to grind fo...

  • BigSocrates posted a message in the forum topic Destiny Exploits?. on the Destiny board

    @a_e_martin said:"We've awoken the Hive!" has been patched as far as I know, as it doesn't work any more. I guess the magic cave can't really be fixed, as they have to have a place to spawn enemies t...

  • BigSocrates posted a message in the forum topic Destiny Ending Discussion only - SPOILERS. on the Destiny board

    @crash_happy: Why? How? What does it mean to have "carried the traveler's light." There's no context for any of it.How come all the guardians are buried in a Russian Cosmodrome?

  • BigSocrates posted a message in the forum topic End game tips. on the Destiny board

    @honkalot: To paraphrase a great man: "Bungie don't care."It's like this game was programmed by geniuses but designed by monkeys on crack.

  • BigSocrates posted a message in the forum topic Destiny Ending Discussion only - SPOILERS. on the Destiny board

    @thatonedudenick: Hey, you visit the Awoken twice. Once to meet the Queen and his brother, who didn't seem interested in my character at all even though he's awoken, and once to show them the gate ke...

  • BigSocrates posted a message in the forum topic Destiny Ending Discussion only - SPOILERS. on the Destiny board

    @calbags said:@bigsocrates:Oh i totally agree the narrative of destiny is so disjointed it makes little to no lasting impression, which is fucked up for bungie game let alone a $60 product, I finishe...

  • BigSocrates posted a message in the forum topic Destiny Ending Discussion only - SPOILERS. on the Destiny board

    @zolroyce said: I will say I enjoyed the ending boss fight, the three statues coming to life and needing to be defeated was kind of fun, I know it was just going off of the 'boss as three forms' trop...