• Ford_Dent posted a new blog.
    How (not) to end a game satisfyingly

    I am fully aware that I'm putting myself in the minority here, but I tend to allow myself to get wrapped up in the silliest game narratives (like Gears of War 2, which includes the best line ever utte...

  • Ford_Dent posted a message on the post Giant Bomb Mailbag: It Came From South Carolina.

    WHY WERE THERE SO MANY KNIVES? RIP Day Z knife

  • Ford_Dent posted a message on the post Other Guy From Clerks to Star in Point-and-Click Adventure Game.

    Well, it's good to see Jeff Anderson keeping busy, I guess.

  • Ford_Dent posted a message in the forum topic Disclosure of Kickstarter and Patreon backings.. on the General Discussion board

    @extomar said:Then use the PBS/NPR model or even GB's subscriber model. Because I keep hearing how people can't comment on things they subscribe too so praising or complaining about the Bombcast or an...

  • Ford_Dent posted a message in the forum topic Confirmed: Amazon Has Purchased Twitch. on the General Discussion board

    Amazon is a strange choice, but at the end of the day I am pretty sure it won't matter as long as they let things stay more or less the same.

  • Ford_Dent posted a message in the forum topic Danny O'Dwyer's Half-life Half-Marathon. on the General Discussion board

    Opposing Force is god-awful. I remembered a lot of OpFor from playing it years ago (way more than I thought I'd remember), but somehow I'd blocked out how terrible the level design was, and how overu...

  • Ford_Dent posted a message on the post Metal Gear Scanlon - Part 02 (Premium).

    Man I've never had Ocelot throw so much shade at me after a fight. If you take him down with just the SOCOM he says something like "just what I'd expect from the man with the same code as the boss." ...

  • Ford_Dent posted a message on the post How to Build a BEAST: Episode 02.

    God damn it @vinny, seeing you so excited has brought a massive smile to my face. You wonderful dude.

  • Ford_Dent posted a message in the forum topic What gaming websites are actually doing well right now?. on the General Discussion board

    I think RPS has its shit together enough that they will keep on truckin' for a while--plus they've got a specialization in that they only discuss PC games. We're seeing more platform-to-PC games now ...

  • Ford_Dent posted a message in the forum topic Jeff has been firing on all cylinders lately.. on the Bomb Squad board

    @professork: Jeff's shouted "NO IT ISN'T" followed by "This is Capcom out-Capcoming Capcom" made me laugh pretty fucking hard.

  • Ford_Dent posted a message in the forum topic "Metal Gear Scanlon" Its Happening!. on the Metal Gear Solid board

    Man I am pumped for this series. I literally just started my own trip through the Metal Gear Solid series (of the four main games, I've only ever played through the entirety of the first two), so this...

  • Ford_Dent posted a message in the forum topic Rate the last movie you watched.. on the Off-Topic board

    The last movie I watched was Guardians of the Galaxy. Not only did it provide some good jokes and surprisingly emotional moments (coming from a talking tree and a raccoon, no less), but it also takes...

  • Ford_Dent posted a message in the forum topic A game you were exicited for, only to be disappointed. on the General Discussion board

    Hybrid Heaven. I think that was one of the first games that I really followed in the games press from announcement to launch (not as easy to do back then), and suddenly having the game in my hands wa...

  • Ford_Dent posted a message in the forum topic Double Fine to Publish Gang Beasts. on the Gang Beasts board

    Oh man, this is fantastic news.

  • Ford_Dent posted a message in the forum topic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) - COWA... !. on the Off-Topic board

    @i_stay_puft: Well, in the old comics I seem to remember April turning into a turtle towards the end (I don't remember if this was before or after she learned she was created by the Kirby crystal and...

  • Ford_Dent posted a message on the post Box Office Bomb: Episode 13 (Premium).

    The Sin City discussion at the end is on point--it is precisely how I feel about Sin City. It was very interesting to me in college, but I've reached the point where I don't think I care about it anym...

  • Ford_Dent posted a message in the forum topic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) - COWA... !. on the Off-Topic board

    @i_stay_puft: WE DON'T TALK ABOUT VENUS.

  • Ford_Dent posted a message in the forum topic Robin Williams passed away today.. on the Off-Topic board

    I grew up with this man's work. It got me into comedy, and into the idea of making jokes for people, and a whole bunch of other stuff. I watched Death to Smoochy because he was in it, and he was so g...

  • Ford_Dent posted a message in the forum topic Worst destruction a kid has indirectly caused in a movie?. on the Off-Topic board

    @m4r71n2012: It's a UNIX system! I know this!

  • Ford_Dent posted a new blog.
    Games I Finally Finished, vol. 1: Wolf Among Us

    I remember reading a statistic somewhere that said some insane percentage (like 90% or something) of games owners only finish like 25% of the games they own or something like that (feel free to fact c...