• hawkinson76 posted a message in the forum topic Yoshi's Real Name Is...T. Yoshisaur Munchakoopas?. on the Yoshi board

    @dazzhardy: No, @shawns is correct, that is clearly a name of a species, not an individual. I don't see how anyone could read that as the name of an individual on its face, and in the context of the ...

  • hawkinson76 posted a message on the post 30 Day Trial: World of Warcraft - Part 01.

    I've never played an MMO and likley never will. I played a couple of hours of Diablo 1 (it was boring).Please let me know how someone is SUPPOSED to know the information that everyone else is calling ...

  • hawkinson76 posted a message on the post Unprofessional Fridays: 08/01/2014.

    L.A. born and raised. Proud home owner. Very happy to live here.That said, I cringe whenever I see tourists, especially on those horrible tour buses I see in Hollywood/West Hollywood/Beverly Hills. I'...

  • hawkinson76 posted a message on the post Mario Party Party.

    This was great, thanks guys. Dan really balances out the saccharine niceness of Brad and Drew.Its kind of sad Dan had to clarify that each player was going to actually try to win. Games only work whe...

  • hawkinson76 posted a message in the forum topic How much video game music do you listen to?. on the General Discussion board

    A lot. I generally can't listen to music with lyrics while I work, and I prefer podcasts at other times, video game music fits the billl perfectly.That said, I don't actually buy any of it, since I am...

  • hawkinson76 posted a message on the post Vinny Bought Bot Colony. Now What?.

    The voice training is insane. Is this really happening?

  • hawkinson76 posted a message on the post Letter from the Editor - 07/02/2014.

    From what little I heard from the new hires on this week's bombcast, they are a good fit (better than Brad, anyway). Regarding diversity, that is indeed an issue (I am a father of two girls, who have...

  • hawkinson76 posted a message on the post E3 2014: Become Who You're Meant to Be in Rise of the Tomb Raider.

    Interesting PTSD angle, considering everything the character went through last game. I wonder if they will play up on that at all, her alienation from other characters increasing as she becomes more ...

  • hawkinson76 posted a message on the post Jeff Plays Some C64 Stuff.

    MOTHERFUCKING JUMPMANNNNNN!!!!!!(I played that shit on an atari 800, but its the same shit)

  • hawkinson76 posted a message in the forum topic What sort of game should be set in your hometown?. on the General Discussion board

    I still live in the neighborhood I grew up in, near downtown LA. I think a Cart Life style game would best capture the feeling. But to your point, Rock Star did a good job with Fake LA in San Andreas ...

  • hawkinson76 posted a message in the forum topic Scattered Thoughts: FFX HD Remaster. on the Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster board

    I Suggest playing FFX-2 with the battle speed turned way up. By the time I got Payne's super metal suit thing (I think that's pretty early) I had maxed the speed and cut te animations. It was a lot of...

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  • hawkinson76 posted a message in the forum topic Duder Geolocation Project. on the Off-Topic board

    Los Angeles, CA, USA

  • hawkinson76 posted a message on the post Unprofessional Fridays: 05/09/2014.

    HOLY SHIT I remember that Quicktime demo movie.

  • hawkinson76 posted a message on the post Unprofessional Fridays: 05/09/2014.

    This is giving me some serious flashbacks. I ran out of IRQs, too many ISA cards (no on board IDE controller for my hard drive)

  • hawkinson76 posted a message on the post VinnyVania: Castlevania - Part 04 vs. the PC Engine - Part 01.

    Ah man, I thought the title meant Vinny was going to play Rondo of Blood!

  • hawkinson76 posted a message on the post Quick Look: MLB 14: The Show (PS4).

    Love this, the only opinion on sports games that I care about. (I don't care about sports. AT ALL.)

  • hawkinson76 posted a message in the forum topic Is Steam down atm? Any way to know for sure?. on the General Discussion board

    its down for me.also, isteamdown.com says it is down.

  • hawkinson76 posted a message in the forum topic Why is there no "boy band" equivalent girl group aimed at boys?. on the Off-Topic board

    I sort of hate myself for responding to a question that comes from a place like this, but I as a father of two girls I feel the urge to blunt your rapidly developing sexism.The superficial stuff you a...

  • hawkinson76 posted a message in the forum topic Do You Like Monopoly (The Board Game). on the Off-Topic board

    Yes, but you must play QUICKLY! The key is NOT to count out each step. THE MOMENT the dice come to a halt, move your piece to its destination and do your business with the banker/landlord, while the ...