• RockyRaccoon37 posted a message in the forum topic What's up with calling Ubisoft sexist/racist this year? on the General Discussion board.

    @spaceinsomniac said: @fattony12000 I wasn't even aware that the Bombcast was talking about this situation, and yet somehow this thread is "not being respectful of the guests" Why, because many peopl...

  • RockyRaccoon37 posted a message on the post Giant Bomb LIVE! - E3 2014 - Day 2.

    So far, these night shows have been far more consistent than previous years and the line-up of guests have been stellar.But I do agree that in some cases having 6 guests plus 3 GB guys makes the show...

  • RockyRaccoon37 posted a message in the forum topic Let's Play and Twitch: Understanding the appeal on the Off-Topic board.

    @watchdog_gamer said: @rockyraccoon37 said: @watchdog_gamer: I think the better questions is why are you here?Here as in Off-Topic or here as in the website? I love video games, podcasts, Quick Look...

  • RockyRaccoon37 posted a message in the forum topic Let's Play and Twitch: Understanding the appeal on the Off-Topic board.

    @watchdog_gamer: I think the better questions is why are you here?

  • RockyRaccoon37 posted a message on the post Quick Look: 1001 Spikes.

    @dynamitekyle said:Nothing—people tend to use the word to discredit something when they can't articulate a good argument against it.Yup, this was my assumption as well. Like "hipster", it's become co...

  • RockyRaccoon37 posted a message on the post Quick Look: 1001 Spikes.

    @vuud said: @likeassur said: This game fulfills the stereotype of an indie platformer.- Retro graphics.- Retro music.- Surprisingly (if ineffectively) story-based.And the story is about daddy issues ...

  • RockyRaccoon37 posted a message on the post Quick Look: 1001 Spikes.

    Holy shit this game seems amazing.And everyone should watch the brothers McElroy play this on Polygon as well-- it features a Dracula cameo as well.

  • RockyRaccoon37 posted a message in the forum topic New York Duders - Visiting for 2 weeks, what to do/see/eat? on the Off-Topic board.

    @71ranchero said:Make sure you get mugged at least once. No trip to NY is complete without a good mugging.

  • RockyRaccoon37 posted a message in the forum topic New York Duders - Visiting for 2 weeks, what to do/see/eat? on the Off-Topic board.

    @development said:Well the main thing you need to know is to bring fuck tons of money if you wanna enjoy yourself. If you can find 3 things to do in NY that don't cost 25 bucks a head I'd be shocked....

  • RockyRaccoon37 posted a message in the forum topic New York Duders - Visiting for 2 weeks, what to do/see/eat? on the Off-Topic board.

    @oldguy said:While I don't live in NYC I have some go to places when I'm there (well, okay, I have some go to places in Brooklyn)...Okay, this is "touristy" but when I'm in NYC I've gotta hit Coney I...

  • RockyRaccoon37 posted a message in the forum topic New York Duders - Visiting for 2 weeks, what to do/see/eat? on the Off-Topic board.

    I don't live there, but visited two years ago (and will be going back in two weeks or so)-- my highlights:S'MAC - An amazing Mac and Cheese restaurantBarcade - It's what it sounds like, a bar with a...

  • RockyRaccoon37 posted a message in the forum topic Bummer, Harmonix experiences more Layoffs on the Harmonix Music Systems, Inc. board.

    @grantheaslip said:Again, it's a bummer to hear about layoffs, but would we really care if a couple of people from the studio weren't inside-jokey "friends of the site"?Yes.Good to know what kind of ...

  • RockyRaccoon37 posted a message in the forum topic Blaming society on the Off-Topic board.

    @defaultprophet said:I don't think anyone is absolving the shooter, his reasoning however shines a light on a very real problem that goes beyond "Dude's crazy"Absolutely. When someone decides to take...

  • RockyRaccoon37 posted a message in the forum topic Hey, we're hiring and stuff! on the General Discussion board.

    @alexandersheen said:You thought Jared Rosen was the new hire, but it was me, DIO!

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  • RockyRaccoon37 posted a message in the forum topic The storytelling in Transistor on the Transistor board.

    @humanity said:I suppose that it is very subjective, although one could argue there is a definitive right and wrong way to tell a story. Let me clear up that I was more upset with the way the story w...

  • RockyRaccoon37 posted a message in the forum topic The storytelling in Transistor on the Transistor board.

    @hippyjack: You see the man in the Transistor as embodying what would typically be the female character's position of embracing love and avoiding violence and vengeance (which I admit, I did not consi...

  • RockyRaccoon37 posted a message in the forum topic The storytelling in Transistor on the Transistor board.

    @hippyjack said:@rockyraccoon37: And the ending is about as rote and uninteresting as anything. A woman once without power is given total control to rebuild and shape her world, but instead chooses t...

  • RockyRaccoon37 posted a message in the forum topic The Issue with Transistor's Ending (SPOILERS) on the Transistor board.

    Your reductive understanding of suicide and Romeo and Juliet notwithstanding, I agree that the ending is a major disappointment.To take an interesting setup of a woman without a voice given the abilit...

  • RockyRaccoon37 posted a message in the forum topic The storytelling in Transistor on the Transistor board.

    @hippyjack said: Is it the faithful duty of art to handhold you through the meaning between its lines? I don't believe so, but as with anything to do with the understanding of a work, it is all subje...