• kcin posted a message in the forum topic This game is pretty damn good.. on the Onechanbara Z2: Chaos board

    EDIT: Sorry @demoskinos, you're right. I was initially just defining fan service for him but, in this post, I started to engage and this isn't the place to do that.

  • kcin posted a message in the forum topic This game is pretty damn good.. on the Onechanbara Z2: Chaos board

    @bushpusherr:That's just what it's called in relation to Japanese media when a character or actor is sexualized for the audience to see. Yes, it totally is pandering, no one will deny that. The same s...

  • kcin posted a message in the forum topic KOTOR II Update Brings game to Mac and Linux, Adds Steam Workshop Support. on the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II - The Sith Lords board

    @falling_fast said: I've never heard of that happening for such an old game before. coolMy favorite instance of this happening is the (relatively) very, very recent support for Worms Armageddon, by tw...

  • kcin posted a message in the forum topic KOTOR II Update Brings game to Mac and Linux, Adds Steam Workshop Support. on the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II - The Sith Lords board

    @hassun said:Surprised to see this. But I very much appreciate the support!And I will reiterate what I have said many times before: If Obsidian had managed to complete the game as intended it might h...

  • kcin posted a message in the forum topic Did Patrick Klepek leave Kotaku?. on the General Discussion board

    Unfortunately for Patrick, I don't think that Patrick can afford to leave Kotaku. Considering how much he has discussed the evolution of games journalism and its virtually inexorable path towards eli...

  • kcin posted a message in the forum topic I should probably upgrade my PC but not sure where to start.. on the PC board

    Rather than getting interim parts that you intend to upgrade past, spend all your budget on a video card you can take into your next build. It's your biggest bottleneck and the easiest one to fix. ...

  • kcin posted a message in the forum topic True Detective S2 True Talk (Spoilers). on the Off-Topic board

    @aegon said:@nasar7 said: Guys, the memories. They remember you. This clip is a great example of why the philosophizing in season one was good, and the philosophizing in season two is bad. The peop...

  • kcin posted a message in the forum topic Lyft vs Uber: which is less scummy?. on the Off-Topic board

    Both companies are going to have normal people and weirdos, just like any taxi company. I have only had normal people, personally, but no matter which, they will 90% of the time want to talk your ea...

  • kcin posted a message in the forum topic True Detective S2 True Talk (Spoilers). on the Off-Topic board

    @humanity: This season is particularly bad relative to the last season. Discussing how and why is interesting because of its pedigree, and the show deserves the critique it's receiving. This isn't J...

  • kcin posted a message in the forum topic True Detective S2 True Talk (Spoilers). on the Off-Topic board

    We are at the halfway point, so I now feel comfortable saying that this season is bad.The dialog sucks. The dialog just flat-out sucks too often. There are some really laugh-out-loud bad lines in this...

  • kcin posted a message in the forum topic Site layout bugged out in Firefox.. on the Bug Reporting board

    The only active extension I have is LastPass. Are you sure all of your plugins are disabled? Are you having bandwidth issues otherwise?

  • kcin posted a message in the forum topic Site layout bugged out in Firefox.. on the Bug Reporting board

    I'm on Firefox 39.0 in Windows 7 64-bit and I'm not seeing these problems. It looks like some kind of loading error, as no stylesheet is loading.

  • kcin posted a message in the forum topic Jeffed Out Vectors. on the Bomb Squad board

    Well, you two have fun then. I'll at the very least say that the pen tool is a finnicky pain the ass whether it's your first design class, or you've been using it for more than a decade like I have,...

  • kcin posted a message in the forum topic Jeffed Out Vectors. on the Bomb Squad board

    @bananasfoster said:@gerhardtm1999 said: This is amazing. Could you maybe give me some details on how you go about designing your pieces? I'm not very familiar with vector art...It's not really that ...

  • kcin posted a message in the forum topic Most Shenmue-like Games (?). on the Shenmue III board

    Yakuza bro. Shenmue was all about the atmosphere of Japan, and exploring the nuances that create it, coupled with a soap-opera story and ridiculous combat. Yakuza does all that. The only real differen...

  • kcin posted a message in the forum topic Best risk-reward mechanics?. on the General Discussion board

    @counterclockwork87 said: Burnout (Especially Burnout 3) has a great risk/reward with driving on the wrong side of the road, the longer you do it the faster you go and more boost you get, but of cours...

  • kcin posted a message in the forum topic No Man's Sky 18 minute IGN gameplay video. on the No Man's Sky board

    @jonny_anonymous said:@kcin said: @planetfunksquad said:@mb: I don't see how they're being cagey. They've said numerous times that it's an exploration game, and the upgrade/crafting systems are in pl...

  • kcin posted a message in the forum topic No Man's Sky 18 minute IGN gameplay video. on the No Man's Sky board

    @planetfunksquad: Maybe some do, but many of us don't want it to be something it isn't, we just want to see how it plays.There is a goal to the game (getting to the center of the universe). There are ...

  • kcin posted a message in the forum topic No Man's Sky 18 minute IGN gameplay video. on the No Man's Sky board

    @planetfunksquad: Okay, great. So it's the same reason for upgrading as any other modern sandbox game, basically. It is still what I thought it was. As such, I still want to see some challenge and rew...

  • kcin posted a message in the forum topic No Man's Sky 18 minute IGN gameplay video. on the No Man's Sky board

    @planetfunksquad said:@mb: I don't see how they're being cagey. They've said numerous times that it's an exploration game, and the upgrade/crafting systems are in place to help facilitate travel. That...