• bigstrat2003 posted a message in the forum topic Letter from the Editor discussion.. on the General Discussion board

    @patrickklepek said: @bigstrat2003 said: I think that part of what murderbunny might be getting at is that, if someone is getting basically universal praise from your peers, then writing a piece whic...

  • bigstrat2003 posted a message in the forum topic Letter from the Editor discussion.. on the General Discussion board

    @patrickklepek said: @murderbunny said: @patrickklepek: Well you are kind of to blame for this. Not you specific, but people like you with your position.We are in a situation where there is a growin...

  • bigstrat2003 posted a message in the forum topic Letter from the Editor discussion.. on the General Discussion board

    @samuellbronkowitz said:While I personally consider video games serious business, video games are not United-States-President-Leader-of-the-Free-World-Richard-Nixon-straight-bangin'-on-people serious...

  • bigstrat2003 posted a message in the forum topic Letter from the Editor discussion.. on the General Discussion board

    @wolfgame said: @alex said: @jerseyscum: We've all latched onto bad ideas at one time or another in our lives. Anyone who says otherwise probably just hasn't recognized the bad ideas they're still la...

  • bigstrat2003 posted a message in the forum topic Letter from the Editor discussion.. on the General Discussion board

    @vinny: @patrickklepek: @alex: Thanks for being so damned reasonable on this topic. I don't really feel that there is a massive problem with journalistic ethics as the GG folks do, but it's been real...

  • bigstrat2003 posted a message in the forum topic The "Can't remember the name of this game" Thread v3.0. on the General Discussion board

    @danlamorg said:1. A jumping game (platform=2-D Mario-like jumping games), (around the 1990s maybe even 2000s)in which a male protagonist (main character) is going through different areas. The first ...

  • bigstrat2003 posted a message in the forum topic The "Can't remember the name of this game" Thread v3.0. on the General Discussion board

    Alright, I have a game which has been driving me crazy and I hope you guys can help. This game was one I played somewhere in the early 90s, although I don't know that it was a new game then. I played...

  • bigstrat2003 posted a message on the post Letter from the Editor - 07/02/2014.

    @crazylittle: The guy's previous comment history is irrelevant to that exchange, despite your repeated claims to the contrary. When someone makes a valid point (and let's be clear: he did make a very ...

  • bigstrat2003 posted a message on the post Letter from the Editor - 07/02/2014.

    @crazylittle: The guy's comment history is irrelevant, as is whether or not she was being harassed by others. The guy had a valid counterargument to her post (I hesitate to even use the word "argumen...

  • bigstrat2003 posted a message on the post Letter from the Editor - 07/02/2014.

    @masterbrief: Yeah, there was one woman in particular who was unreasonable about it. She not only implicitly accused the GB crew of discrimination (with no cause or basis in reality whatsoever), but ...

  • bigstrat2003 posted a message in the forum topic To GameCube or not to GameCube. on the Mario Kart 8 board

    Why not go wiimote + nunchuk? The Mario Kart button mappings are the same as on the GC controller (unlike for Smash Bros), so you can slide right into using that combo seamlessly. That's what I did f...

  • bigstrat2003 posted a message in the forum topic ZeniMax Challenging Facebook Over Oculus Technology. on the Oculus Rift board

    @falcomadol: You are working the wrong jobs, mate. Most people I know aren't asked to do work stuff when they're not on call (for which there is a rotation) or in the office... and I work in IT, one ...

  • bigstrat2003 posted a message on the post Bombin' the A.M. With Scoops and the Wolf: 04/28/2014.

    @sweetz: I'm not arguing that there was meaningful depth in those choices (there wasn't, really), but the important thing is that those choices were fun and flavorful, even if they weren't super deep...

  • bigstrat2003 posted a message on the post Bombin' the A.M. With Scoops and the Wolf: 04/28/2014.

    @sweetz: I am one of those who thinks that ME1 gameplay was the best in the series (ME2 gameplay was a huge disappointment, ME3 was a step back in the right direction but still not as good as ME1), an...