• Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Organizing a Giant Bomb game jam. on the General Discussion board

    Unity is great for 2D as well, also Unreal Engine 4 is free now...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Best Shotgun in Gaming?- The Debate to End Debates. on the General Discussion board

    I wouldn't consider myself an authority on shooters, but when I take out the driver, passenger, and gunner of a truck in one shot with Farcry 4's D2 it feels pretty good. Plus it fits in the side-arm...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Which game should I finish next in my back catalog?. on the General Discussion board

    You have a lot of long RPGs there, that's a weighty backlog. Maybe throw in a Psychonauts or Valiant hearts in between big ass RPGS to pace yourself.

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Why should length determine quality?. on the The Order: 1886 board

    In the case of Alien Isolation the complaint was levied against it for being too long and poorly paced. Cutting content could have made it a tighter, higher quality experience. On the other end of the...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Have you seen Citizen Kane?. on the Off-Topic board

    I have seen Citizen Kane. As was the case with many classics, I was inspired to look back by cartoons.

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  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Are you getting this game?. on the The Order: 1886 board

    I don't have a PS4 yet, so the answer (for now) is a simple one. I am curious about it and look forward to its' reception.

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Is jeff holding off this quick look?. on the The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D board

    Giant Bomb has a Majora's Mask defender, no need for Patrick to return for a Quick Look. If you want to hear Patrick talk about MM:3D he spoke at length on one of his YouTube Demon's Souls videos. He'...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Do Wii U Virtual Console games go on sale often?. on the Wii U board

    Have you registered with Club Nintendo? I'm not sure how many coins a new Wii U is worth, but Earthbound is being given away right now for 250 along with many other games. They are closing soon, so...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Why aren't female character options good representations?. on the General Discussion board

    However, I noticed a lot of pop media critics are saying that simply swapping genders doesn't make a good representation of female characters or just having FemShep doesn’t fix the problem. The critic...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Should the Bombcrew do another Mario Party Party?. on the Mario Party board

    I've only played one or two of the MP games and it's an interesting glimpse at how they have evolved over the years. It gets a little tiring, but I just do other things while the video plays in the ba...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Suggestions for a new 3DS owner?. on the New Nintendo 3DS board

    As much as I liked A Link Between Worlds I'd put Link's Awakening and the N64 Zeldas ahead of it. The Oracle games and Phantom Hourglass are worth playing as well. The two NES Zeldas are also playabl...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Do you buy Nintendo games as soon as you want them?. on the Nintendo board

    As with any game I buy what I really want to play right away at launch. It just so happens many Nintendo games I buy fall into that category. My backlog is so large it doesn't make sense to buy any...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Peter Molyneux Is Going Nuclear.... on the General Discussion board

    I always appreciated the ways Molyneux talked about his ambitions for what his games can be. It's not his fault his words inspire people, but when the product comes out players don't have realistic ex...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Joystiq closing down.. on the General Discussion board

    Was never a big reader of Joystiq, but I do have a long history with WoW Insider. I wonder what their future holds if this is the fate of their parent site.Edit: nvm found this:http://wow.joystiq.com/...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic What did Vinny do wrong in his Far Cry 4 stream?. on the Far Cry 4 board

    I didn't play on PC, but I had loading issues with Xbox One.It would take up to 20 minutes to load. I found a suggestion on Reddit to unplug the system and it resets the load times back to normal. I a...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Does the skill ceiling/pro scene affect how you view a game?. on the General Discussion board

    Nope. I have no interest in the pro scene and I tackle games based on how much content I see rather then how good I can get at it.