• hermes posted a message in the forum topic Whisky (e?). on the Off-Topic board

    Wine is the best alternative. There are some good, relatively cheap bottles that taste good without you feeling like you are drinking your salary, but its availability really depends on where you live...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Missed chunk of series ...new ones worth playing?. on the Assassin's Creed board

    Yes. The games after 3 cop out of the story and are pretty much unrelated to the events of Desmond. So, you can play Black Flag without ever worrying about loosing some important part of the lore...In...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Disney vs. Looney Tunes. on the Off-Topic board

    I am assuming you are referring to Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies series against the similarly formatted Mickey Mouse Sound Cartoons/Silly Symphonies, right? Everything from the golden age, excluding mo...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Avengers Age of Ultron Discussion Thread (Spoilers). on the Off-Topic board

    Am I the only one disappointed that they changed Loki's staff to be an infinity stone?I know they have to fill up the stones so that they reach 6 by Avengers 3, but it contradicts elements of the firs...

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

    Edge of Tomorrow 3/5The movie is entertaining from a blockbuster perspective, but the script is utter garbage...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Your worst game save data loss?. on the General Discussion board

    When my 60 GB PS3 kicked the bucket, I lost a lot of saves in several games with different levels of completeness.The one I regretted most were my Skyrim characters.

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Asians are the most evolved race. on the Off-Topic board

    @handlas: Yes. Yes, it is. At the very least its jingoistic as fuck...Careful there, the steps required to jump from this to "Asians are some sort of ubermensh race and require special consideration" ...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic My take on the Steam Workshop news. on the Steam board

    I would remove the developers/publisher share of the equation. Sure, they are entitled to some credit, but it is not like they are not getting anything out of the mod community to begin with. As you m...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Steam Adds Support for Paid Mods. on the Steam Workshop board

    @pgn: I believe the main problem most people had was that the publisher still got a sizable percentage of the sales of mods... which cynics could see that cases were modders made the game playable wer...

  • hermes posted a message on the post Sega Announces Total War: WARHAMMER.

    I would have accepted TOTAL WAR, HAMMER as well.

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic I never watch movies ever, change my view.. on the Off-Topic board

    @raspharus said:@gaff Regarding your last question, pretty much yes. All the bullshittery that the social media and internet work with don't seem to impress me much. Regarding storytelling books impre...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Series that "start" with a sequel?. on the General Discussion board

    Red Dead Redemption. Few people knew about Revolver at the time of the game, and even fewer people played it.

  • hermes posted a message on the post Mortal Kombat X Review.

    I am likely going to pass on this one. The way they handle DLC, the relative lack of classic characters and the short story mode makes this game a lot less appealing prospect than its predecessor...It...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Favorite film in the Cornetto trilogy?. on the Off-Topic board

    Hot FuzzI liked all of them, but the moment Hot Fuzz turns up the volume (you would know it if you saw it) it becomes something else entirely.

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Marvel's Daredevil Discussion Thread [Possible Spoilers]. on the Off-Topic board

    @original_hank: Yeah, I agree with you. Overall, Cox's performance as a blind man is only credible when he is wearing glasses.I don't know why they didn't use contacts to make his eyes look closer to...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Marvel's Daredevil Discussion Thread [Possible Spoilers]. on the Off-Topic board

    Around episode 6. So far, it is pretty good.

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Is Mortal Kombat the only big western fighting francise?. on the Off-Topic board

    @adequatelyprepared said:MOBAs are the West's fighting games.I always thought FPS were the West's fighting games.

  • hermes posted a message on the post JRPGs/Turn Based Role Playing Games That I Have Played.

    You should play Dragon Quest 8. It is a pretty new JRPG with a lot of classical sensibilities.

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic How Did You Discover Giant Bomb? Tell Your Story. on the General Discussion board

    @gruff182 said:Another follow from Gamespot, Jeff got fired, Ryan and co resigned, arrow pointing down and now we're here.Pretty much exactly the same story.In the beginning, I only took giantbomb as ...

  • hermes posted a message in the forum topic Do you like when games real endings are hidden?. on the General Discussion board

    No, no, a hundred times no.Specially because it is rarely well done. If the ending unlocks a new difficulty and you need to play the game all over again to see the "true" ending, or if you have to pla...