• Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Listen to music on vinyl? Why/why not?. on the Off-Topic board

    I don't own a record player and I'm not sure if I have the space for one or would take the time to use it. Although I have found myself in the possession of a handful of records and have them hanging ...

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  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic What Would it Take for Me to Buy a Wii U?. on the Wii U board

    @thehbk: Secret: Super Mario 3D World is that game.I think it's the superior game to both Galaxies. I wouldn't put Galaxy in the same category as 64 or Sunshine. Don't take that as a judgement of the...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic What Era of History do you want in Video Games more?. on the General Discussion board

    The 1960s were a fascinating time. I'd love to see more games set then. I've never gotten on board with the GTA series, but if they returned to 1960s London I'd be there in a heartbeat. But I'm a suck...

  • Tom_omb posted a message on the post Metal Gear Scanlon - Part 11.

    Okay, as someone who has only played Twin Snakes and a bit of MGS2 I can confirm I now own the MGS HD collection on Vita thanks to this video series. I should be primed for when Drew and Dan continue...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic For what reason did you come to Giant Bomb?. on the Off-Topic board

    I discovered the podcast because it was highly ranked in the games category on iTunes. I believe that was in 2010. It quickly became my favorite podcast, but I listened to it for a year or so befo...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Any MMOs out there holding your attention?. on the General Discussion board

    I'm gearing up to get back on board the WoW train. With 6.0 coming in a couple weeks after so long without any major new content now seems like an unusual time to be looking for something new if that'...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic What do you do when the staff hates a game you are playing?. on the General Discussion board

    I respect the staff's opinions and always like to hear what they think, but I don't often agree. Although I am increasingly coming around to the idea that they are often too jaded to be a useful baro...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Games You Think Only You Played. on the Off-Topic board

    Didn't have much to play in the 90s when I had a Mac...

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  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Are you happy that you bought Destiny?. on the Destiny board

    I didn't buy it. I don't have a PS4 or Xone and this felt like a game that had to be played on a next gen system. Although, past gen seems fine in that quicklook. I have been skeptically intrigued...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Which upcoming horror game do you plan on playing this October?. on the General Discussion board

    Other: Costume Quest 2I don't differentiate between games or movies that are meant to terrify you or things that are appropriately Halloween themed. I'll use the short hand "scary" to refer to all of...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic How many countries have you visited?. on the Off-Topic board

    I'm from British Columbia, Canada. In Canada I've been to Alberta and Saskatchewan a few times each, and Manitoba once.I've been to the US states: Washington, California and Florida. Mostly to Theme P...

  • Tom_omb posted a message on the post The Growing Illusion of Single Player.

    One of the common examples I've heard about how Destiny should work is a scenario in which you're playing on your own, struggling to stay alive, and suddenly a bunch of friends swoop in to save the da...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic What game have you spent the most hours playing on steam?. on the Steam board

    Most games I have on steam are pretty short plays, of 120 games these 4 are the only ones I've played more then 25 hours:Champions Online (153)Bioshock Infinite (52 hours)Saints Row 4 (41 hours or 47 ...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic What is the worse AAA developer for story?. on the General Discussion board

    I've heard people talk down Blizzard games and Mass Effect only considering the overall plot. "Mass Effect 2's story is only a gearing up for an executing on a suicide mission" or "World of Warcraft:...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic 2/3rds through year - your favourite 2014 games so far?. on the General Discussion board

    I haven't played many games released this year. The stand outs are Jazzpunk, Shovel Knight and Valiant hearts. Honorable mentions to The Wolf Among us and The Walking Dead. If Broken Age was complete ...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Are you going to get Persona 5 on PS3 or PS4? [Poll]. on the Persona 5 board

    I voted "neither" because there's no "I'll wait and see if this game might be a thing I could like" option.

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Elder Scrolls Soundtrack is the best right???. on the The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim board

    I really like the main theme to Skyrim, but it's no Mega Man or Zelda as far as game franchise music goes.