• lylebot posted a message in the forum topic Our Relationship With Physical Media Is About to Change. on the General Discussion board

    I don't really see much difference between the bits on a disc and the bits that traveled over a network to land on a hard drive. They might have a different "feel", and there are a few genuine differe...

  • lylebot posted a message in the forum topic No Man's Sky: Planet discovered by xXBongSlayerXx. on the No Man's Sky board

    @curse_hawking: whatever they say about the size, it literally cannot be infinite if they're storing information about discovered planets. They only have a finite number of bytes of storage, after all...

  • lylebot posted a message in the forum topic Programmers, Developers & Coders: Post your equipment specs. on the PC board

    @skrunch: MacBook Pro. If your university is anything like the one I teach at, many of your professors will be using Macs.PS I am a professor of computer science. Let me know if you have any other que...

  • lylebot posted a message in the forum topic What examples of "Ludonarrative dissonance" have you found?. on the General Discussion board

    I don't think anything that happens in the story of GTA IV qualifies as ludonarrative disonance---it's just questionable writing. The dissonance is in between missions, when you're free to steal, kill...

  • lylebot posted a message in the forum topic What do GB editors do? - Well, mostly Brad.. on the Off-Topic board

    This isn't just about corporate life though. Most corporate employees aren't producing hours of creative work each week.With creative work, it is very hard to account time spent working. You can be at...

  • lylebot posted a message in the forum topic What would it take for you to (re)purchase a GB membership?. on the General Discussion board

    As long as I keep enjoying a minimum of 5 hours of GB content (free or premium) per month, I'll keep subscribing! Since the podcast alone is about 12 hours per month, there's no danger of me not re-up...

  • lylebot posted a message in the forum topic Fantastic article about what happened to John Marston's VA. on the Red Dead Redemption board

    That article is from almost a year ago. I guess it didn't get much attention at the time (I thought for sure Patrick would "Worth Reading" it, but he never did), so I'm glad they've reposted it. It re...

  • lylebot posted a message in the forum topic Games I Never Finished... And I Feel Bad About It. on the General Discussion board

    Dragon Age: Origins. Especially after listening to the podcast from a couple weeks back. I like RPGs, I like "big" games, but I didn't like DA and I feel bad about it. I just thought it was so boring....