• Synaptic posted a message in the forum topic Jeff Gerstmann Appreciation Thread. on the Jeff Gerstmann board

    I lost my father when I was young, and while I can't say so for sure, I bet your father will continue to inspire you years after his passing, just like mine has. I hope you and your family will be al...

  • Synaptic posted a message in the forum topic Getting my girlfriend into games.. on the Off-Topic board

    @slaps2 said:I have two recommendations.Limbo... 2d space, requires a little bit of reflexes, but not too much, and it's simple. New gamers should always start with simple.Why not something turn-base...

  • Synaptic posted a message in the forum topic Games similar to liberating outposts in Far Cry 3?. on the Far Cry 3 board

    @rowr said:The original Mercenaries with the bounties to catch the deck of card terrorists was probably one of the best open world side activities I ever enjoyed. That game was so goddam good. I seri...

  • Synaptic posted a message in the forum topic "Shocking" Pokemon Project to be announced Aug 26th. on the Pokémon board

    New Pokemon Snap incoming. I'm calling it

  • Synaptic posted a message on the post Types of Roguelikes.

    I feel like you're missing an increasingly popular genre among roguelikes: the "survival" game. Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead and Unreal World are very well regarded and offer experiences that differ si...

  • Synaptic posted a message in the forum topic Has anyone ever heard Drew curse?. on the Drew Scanlon board

    @jackhole said:@bisonhero said: @genfuyung: If I may speculate wildly, I've always assumed Drew for the churchgoing type who isn't like crazy fundamentalist about it or pushy, but took it to heart en...

  • Synaptic posted a message in the forum topic 4x fantasy à la Endless Space. on the Endless Legend board

    I had a lot of fun with Endless Space, even though I sucked at it. Have to agree about the UI, it was clean and clear of clutter or menus on menus.