• mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Stephen Toulouse aka Stepto in coma, not expected to recover. on the Stephen Toulouse board

    hope he pulls through! he always has valuable thoughts on policy, and provides a real in-the-trenches perspective that can be difficult to get elsewhere.

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Christopher Lee has passed away at 93. on the Off-Topic board

    @sunbrozak said:@brendan said: Y'know what? I'm only a little bit sad at this news. He lived a great and interesting life and died at the ripe old age of 93. Well fucking done Sir Christopher Lee. Yo...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Editorial: Why We Write: On Game Critique, Influence, and Reach. on the General Discussion board

    @impossibilium said: Most of the GB membership don't remember why this site was started. i mean- i think only the co-founders truly understand that. everything else is conjecture. but it definitely s...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Is Anime immune to the type of criticism games receive?. on the Off-Topic board

    @golguin said: I've always been curious why anime gets a free pass when it comes to the video game level of criticism.i don't think anything gets a free pass- critical critique is still relatively n...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Editorial: Why We Write: On Game Critique, Influence, and Reach. on the General Discussion board

    fantastic piece austin! you have a wonderful way of organizing your thoughts and reasoning. LOOKING FORWARD TO HEARING YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE OPPRESSIVE HEGEMONY OF THE ONTARIO LIQUOR BOARD; OR- FUCK TH...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Reccomend me some over the ear headphones. on the General Discussion board

    this is probably moot at this point as i believe OP has already made a purchase, but here's my 2 centz for posterity:-the heck with bluetooth (although being untethered is nice)! sound quality (while ...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic What game developer would you like to work for?. on the General Discussion board

    Capy or Valve Corporation

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic More on Race, The Witcher, and How to Move Forward. on the The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt board

    this is certainly a complex issue- there's merit coming from many opposing angles on this. but at the very least- i do deeply appreciate moosa's piece on polygon, as well as austin's personal take. t...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Video Games Cause Violence?. on the General Discussion board

    to answer your question: no they don't.

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic All ready available for pre-purchase on Steam. on the Fallout 4 board

    @bradbrains said: No surprises there. yep. taking preorders is indicative of NOTHING aside from intent to release a product named fallout 4. pro tip: a $59.99 preorder on a all-digital platform with ...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic NEW music of 2015 thread (No videos plz). on the Off-Topic board

    so @cirdain mentioned the single earlier- but as it turns out-jamie xx - in colour is pretty fucking rad!been hearing about this dude ever since he did that gil-scott heron collab, and now i know why...

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    ha- that was legitimately awesome! that guy with the undercut did a great job explaining. and of course @drewbert would stumble into some adhoc LARPing! the man did shoot a bow in the office, after al...

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post Unprofessional Fridays: 06/05/2015.

    @christoffer said:Of course there's tons of food being wasted every day. Which is why throwing away food (even garbage food) is a bad message. I'm sorry. These things gets under my skin.i get that- i...

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post Unprofessional Fridays: 06/05/2015.

    @zleunamme said:I am deeply disappointed. I find it upsetting that Dan thought it was okay to spend money on a large amount of food to be thrown in the trash. Poverty still exist in America.you're no...

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post Quick Look: Hatred.

    @elpork said: Drew laughing in the background... yes...right!?! this thing is so dumb. edit: i'm looking forward to 'hatred 2' in which the player-character is the dev that poured his life into this....

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Highly Opinionated Video Game News Coverage?. on the General Discussion board

    you might as well read press releases if all you want is straight news. BUT OH WAIT WHAT IF THEY WANT YOU TO BUY THE GAME?

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post Here's the First Fallout 4 Trailer.

    ha- the latent negativity of some comments is a serious bummer. and that's relative to watching a trailer with a world riddled with nuclear-fallout! i'm just really excited for a game-ass game!

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Can we expect coverage?. on the Hatred board

    meh. there seems to be plenty of coverage out there. this is not a game that needs signal boosting, nor does it seem to be doing anything particularly novel. while i can understand wanting your favou...

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post Say Hello to Austin Walker, Giant Bomb's New News Editor.

    this looks like a fucking fantastic fit! looking forward to your work austin , and welcome!