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

    Man...social justice and related topics continues to be an unexpectedly divisive topic on Giant Bomb. News at 11! Excellent article, Austin, and I hope to see more like it!

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

    Welcome to the site, Austin!I'm looking forward to your contributions!

  • NarficAcid posted a message on the post Unfinished: Black Mesa 05/19/2015.

    I like that the Crowbar Collective played with the level geometry and weapon placement. It makes this feel more like a re-imagining that just a fan-made source port of Half-Life. And speaking as some...

  • NarficAcid posted a message on the post Unfinished: Black Mesa 05/19/2015.

    @nateema said:Comments are going to be a goldmine. I won't be able to hear myself think with all the whooshing.@sil3n7 said:Was this a joke...because it just came off like Dan genuinely didn't know a...

  • NarficAcid posted a message on the post VinnyVania: Simon's Quest - Part 03.

    @dr_mantas said:Vinny's "FUCK!" when the tornado comes is the best thing ever.Agreed.

  • NarficAcid posted a message on the post Demo Derby: Official Xbox Magazine 040.

    @jasoncourt said:I love the Demo Derby videos generally, but Dan, calm the heck down. Not sure everyone anyone needs/wants the ordering around during these demos.I miss the honeymoon phase with Dan w...

  • NarficAcid posted a message in the forum topic Koji Igarashi's Mysterious New Project is Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night [UPDATED]. on the Koji Igarashi board

    @hassun said:@Coreus said:@hoonsama: what's wrong with those? They're perfectly good.People being down on Mighty no. 9 is the dumbest thing. The game isn't even out yet ffs.It's almost as if people d...

  • NarficAcid posted a message on the post Quick Look: Dex.

    @dasakamov: While I agree with you, I think you over-thought this one. People just like to pretend Dan's an idiot, and therefore write off everything he says.

  • NarficAcid posted a message in the forum topic What's your "mind cleanser" game?. on the General Discussion board

    I am the type to go for slower paced games every once and a while too. I (somewhat shamefully) grew to love Euro Truck Simulator 2 and played that a bunch not just to wind down from other video games,...

  • NarficAcid posted a message on the post Quick Look: Gran Turismo 5.

    "It can tell your crass attitude by the way that you brake." To date, one of my favorite Ryan lines. So apropos to Gran Turismo.

  • NarficAcid posted a message on the post Quick Look: Crypt of the Necrodancer.

    @00: I've had two great experiences with Early Access games. Both Mercenary Kings and Crypt of the Necrodancer were games that I bought in their "unfinished" state and thoroughly enjoyed seeing matur...

  • NarficAcid posted a message in the forum topic Day 1 Patch Decreases Rate at Which You Earn Currency. on the Mortal Kombat X board

    @dasuberogre said: @mechakirby said: Neogaf seems to have debunked this already. You get 2,500 koins the first time, then there's diminishing returns.Which, iirc, is exactly what happened in MK9. Yo...

  • NarficAcid posted a message on the post Metal Gear Scanlon 3: Part 03.

    @chimpchamp said:Wow this was pretty rough. Not only are the thermgs not necessary, as Drew was heavily guessing and hinting, the game is probably more enjoyable without them.Also what's with Dan not...

  • NarficAcid posted a message on the post Quick Look: Life Is Strange.

    @dundahbolt said:I don't want to play this game because it doesn't seem like it would be very fun. "Games don't have to be power fantasies, you perfectly normal decent person" and you are right, they...

  • NarficAcid posted a message in the forum topic The End. on the General Discussion board

    Best of luck in everything you do, Patrick. You are a tremendously talented writer, and (I believe) on the cutting edge of what video games journalism should look like in the future. I'll have a new f...

  • NarficAcid posted a message in the forum topic The Wrestling Thread - 674 Days Since Last Car Destroyed. on the Off-Topic board

    @shinmaru007: And Duane Gill, one of my favorite Attitude era gimmicks...Gillberg!

  • NarficAcid posted a message in the forum topic A Speedrunner Just Beat Ocarina of Time in 18 Minutes. on the The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time board

    @splodge said:This video working for anyone? I cant seem to find the speedrun onlineHere's the archived video on Cosmo's Profile.

  • NarficAcid posted a message on the post E3 2014: Shovel Knight Wants to Know: Can You Dig it?.

    Came here to see time until Booker T video. Guess I have to do it myself.

  • NarficAcid posted a message in the forum topic SNL Fleet: Romulan Expansion. on the Star Trek Online board

    Hey, I've jumped back into this game thanks to my girlfriend watching TNG, and I wanted to fly the colors of my Giant Bomb love. If Velip@narfic can be of any assistance to the Space Neon Lobsters, I'...

  • NarficAcid posted a message on the post Sonic Boom Is Adding a New Character to the Sonic-verse.

    @angethedude said:The scariest game you can ever play: Google your name followed by "The Hedgehog". Post your results.Evidently I am the ULTIMATE LIFE FORM. The perhaps saddest part: my theme is "Liv...