• InsiderGamer posted a message in the forum topic The Importance Of Setting. on the General Discussion board

    My opinion? There are always exceptions, but in general, I think games should set their game wherever they want - lore, history, while important, should never limit and should take a backseat to what ...

  • InsiderGamer posted a message in the forum topic Kinda Funny Games...Is Giant Bomb?. on the General Discussion board

    @wumbo3000 said: It's kinda amazing how Jeff had the foresight to see that this was the way "games journalism" was heading way back in 2008.Agreed. A potent combination of foresight, finding a niche ...

  • InsiderGamer posted a message in the forum topic What should Alex and/or Vinny's premium content be?. on the General Discussion board

    Like many others have said here, more Random PC Game, with preference for Phantasmagoria 2. :)

  • InsiderGamer posted a message in the forum topic Why do I suck so much in the Crucible? [Destiny]. on the Destiny board

    @ll_exile_ll said: @insidergamer said: So maybe I'm blaming the wrong thing, but sometimes I get the feeling a fair chunk of people are using things like the CronusMax.Things of that ilk basically a...

  • InsiderGamer posted a message in the forum topic Why do I suck so much in the Crucible? [Destiny]. on the Destiny board

    So maybe I'm blaming the wrong thing, but sometimes I get the feeling a fair chunk of people are using things like the CronusMax.Things of that ilk basically allow people to use keyboard & mouse t...

  • InsiderGamer posted a message in the forum topic Best Quick Look of 2014 so far?. on the General Discussion board

    @bigmess said: @afabs515: Also, fuck Boyle.Dude, yes.

  • InsiderGamer posted a message in the forum topic What are you expectations?. on the Final Fantasy XV board

    @hermes said:@insidergamer: I think its part of their anime influence.In particular, the evangelion influence that turned throwing random judeocristian symbolism in mildly relevant places and passin...

  • InsiderGamer posted a message in the forum topic What are you expectations?. on the Final Fantasy XV board

    @hailinel said:@insidergamer: Judging characters solely by their name doesn't really work. People call Katniss Everdeen a strong character. It doesn't make her name sound any less like the protagonis...

  • InsiderGamer posted a message in the forum topic What are you expectations?. on the Final Fantasy XV board

    @lawgamer said: Low. My expectations are low. The concept art looks completely generic, to the extent that I can't really distinguish between the characters - they all wear black and all have stupid ...

  • InsiderGamer posted a message in the forum topic I make ‘gross’ free to play games. on the Free to Play board

    @koolaid: Thanks for the tips, koolaid, much appreciated.Also, for the record, I think you're more than on the level. If it were me, I'd say what you're saying now, though maybe not as eloquently as ...

  • InsiderGamer posted a message in the forum topic What Giant Bomb content don't you consume?. on the Bomb Squad board

    Anything DoTA.I like Patrick, but I miss his interaction with others. (And he is awesome in his own way when they're all together.)

  • InsiderGamer posted a message in the forum topic Would you be embarrass to tell someone you don't watch sports?. on the Off-Topic board

    No, not embarrassed. To me, it's better to tell the truth and ask questions about things (if you are somewhat interested) and be legitimately informed vs. lying and trying to fake your way around som...

  • InsiderGamer posted a message in the forum topic What exactly do you want from games journalism?. on the General Discussion board

    @thornie said:Journalism is all about non objectivity and steering clear of bias. What has happened in our media and in the video games industry is the editorialising of news reporting. There's nothi...

  • InsiderGamer posted a message in the forum topic What exactly do you want from games journalism?. on the General Discussion board

    A big topic to explore, I think. I'll just rattle off (is that the expression?) a few points:As many others have said, clearer delineations between facts and opinions/conjectures/leading readers disho...

  • InsiderGamer posted a message in the forum topic I make ‘gross’ free to play games. on the Free to Play board

    @koolaid said: @slayer said:Fantastic read KoolAid keep it up hopefully there will be more in the future.Also maybe I read over this but you still doing this as your full time job today?And if so if ...

  • InsiderGamer posted a message in the forum topic I make ‘gross’ free to play games. on the Free to Play board

    @koolaid: I'll just say, while I may not agree with all of it, I really enjoyed the well thought-out read.I think it is understandable that many gamers have a passion to see the industry go in a certa...

  • InsiderGamer posted a message in the forum topic New Quick Look Intro. on the Bomb Squad board

    Great work, love it. Question for you, did you up the treble (?) of the sound a bit? The "dun-duuuun!" sounds a little different. I do like it though!

  • InsiderGamer posted a message in the forum topic PAX Guide v5.0. on the PAX Prime 2014 board

    @marino: Yes, thanks again for a great guide. Do you or anyone else have suggestions on things to sightsee while in Seattle?While PAX is the main attraction (and GB within that, of course), I've neve...

  • InsiderGamer posted a message in the forum topic Premium-only meetup at PAX Prime; signups begin Thursday.. on the General Discussion board

    @magmaros said:Any way to RSVP for this still? I'd love to goYeah. Recently learned a friend had tickets, so I'm attending PAX, but because it was recent, missed out on signing up for this.Would love ...

  • InsiderGamer posted a message on the post Watch Us Watch the Gamescom 2014 Playstation Conference.

    Love these "watch us watch" videos/commentaries. I'd never have the patience to watch the conference on its own, but with the GB Crew, it's all good and more. Please more.