• crushed posted a message on the post Endurance Run: Shenmue - Part 20.

    So on the whole "Leo/Dio" thing: that's actually pretty close to correct in Japanese. The name "Ryo" is meant to be pronounced as something close to one syllable, and the way the L/R sound works in Ja...

  • crushed posted a message on the post Endurance Run: Shenmue - Part 17.

    @johnseminario: So to settle this, I just checked Episode 09.At 11:19, while asking around for about Warehouse 8, they talk to Tom, and.... Ryo does not ask Tom at all about the Warehouse No. 8,...

  • crushed posted a message on the post Endurance Run: Shenmue - Part 08.

    @onemanarmyy: Yeah, but that was days into the game when they had an event waiting. There's been an NPC inside their house living with Ryo all this time, and they've only really gone in the dojo when ...

  • crushed posted a message on the post Endurance Run: Shenmue - Part 08.

    @onemanarmyy said: @dudelongcouch:To be fair, i feel like Shenmue ,up to now, doesn't really encourage the player to make time to explore all that window dressing. Like we've had 8 episodes now and o...

  • crushed posted a message on the post Endurance Run: Shenmue - Part 08.

    @dreiszen: But they did find stuff on the map first! The shops that have Chinese employees, the houses being on the map in Sakuragaoka, etc. If you want to find a particular store or building, then it...

  • crushed posted a message on the post Endurance Run: Shenmue - Part 08.

    @dreiszen: It communicates that certain types of buildings need to be sought out; given that this building in question was right there on the map, I don't think the failure is on the game for someone ...

  • crushed posted a message on the post Endurance Run: Shenmue - Part 08.

    @dreiszen: The map thing makes sense if you consider it from an in universe perspective, like this game is going for. The maps are clearly some municipal or merchant's association thing, so it makes s...

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

    @hailinel: And if you can't put yourself in the shoes of someone else's experiences and listen to what they're actually saying, and respond to the unique suffering of others with, "Well in my experien...

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

    @shingro: Well, what I find helpful is, when a person is discussing inequality, you can try and acknowledge that they're angry and then move on by continuing to discuss the inequality. Somehow in thes...

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

    The problem is that marginalized people, when they get angry, aren't usually getting angry at just one person; they're getting upset at an entire lifetime's worth of people (usually people in the majo...

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

    @hailinel: Quote isn't working on this Kindle so forgive me, but previously in the comments section, someone had to ask if there were even any non white male mods. And while the answer appears to be "...

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

    @hailinel: I just want to point out that a woman complained of a world where she's constrained by what she "should" say no matter how frustrating, and you basically talked down to her and offered over...

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

    @palaeomerus said:I'm kind of tired of lectures, attempts to command the internet, lame broad brush arguments connecting lots of reasonable dissent with a very few rape or death threats, use of silly ...

  • crushed posted a message on the post EA Continues to Confirm That Battlefield Hardline Exists.

    Here's the first trailer for Battlefield Hardline that didn't fall off the back of a server.Actually, it leaked a few hours before EA officially released it, ha.