• tourgen posted a message in the forum topic Dan's growing on me.. on the Bombcast board

    The dude is entertaining. What's not to like?

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic An official definition of the word "gamer". on the General Discussion board

    My problem is with the people who classify gamer not as a description of a hobby, but as a mental illness. They feel it's something wrong with you or somehow more wasteful of your time than other mor...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic Games Journalism Hunger Games. on the Off-Topic board

    seems like a fun idea for an eventI think Jeff and Dan should do pretty well.

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic Disclosure of Kickstarter and Patreon backings.. on the General Discussion board

    If I provided input for a vendor source selection contract and it was later discovered that I had financial and/or romantic relationships with a key person at that vendor without disclosing it I would...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic The EverQuest Retirement Home for the Nostalgic. on the EverQuest board

    "you are currently bound to the plane of fear". hahahah yes, haven't read it yet but man that title brings back memories.povar, The Stone Cutters, human magician chain casting cheater, ~ release + a ...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic The Problem With Relationship Systems in Games. on the General Discussion board

    I don't complain about relationship models in games any more than I complain about murder-as-sport in games. They are both pretty silly. But they are games so whatever. Take delight in their absurd...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic The unpopular opinions thread.. on the Off-Topic board

    Fez is only tolerable because of the soundtrack. It's not fun to actually play.Unity logo is a pretty good indicator for busted-ass fundamentals. Joystick problems and basic menu problems virtually ...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic "Metal Gear Scanlon" Its Happening!. on the Metal Gear Solid board

    Excited. This should be fun!

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic P.T. and Silent Hills. on the Silent Hills board

    @dusker: I don't really know. I think we are just in a lowest-effort-gets-us-paid rut. The new Divinity game bucks the trend. Hopefully more games come along that continue to do this and help push...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic So I've decided to buy a PS4. on the PlayStation 4 board

    Check out Warframe. It's a pretty well made 3rd person action game with a great loot and crafting grind.Diablo III for a fantasy loot grinder.You can blow many hours playing loot grind games and havi...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic A game you were exicited for, only to be disappointed. on the General Discussion board

    Hitman AbsolutionIt was alright but I was disappointed in some of the core mechanics and level designs. Looks really good though.

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic How should I watch the DP Endurance Run?. on the Deadly Premonition board

    try playing through it alongside the videos. It's a pretty fun game. Stay maybe 1hr ahead of the videos. Your choices for side missions opens up fairly quickly so you won't just be rewatching what ...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic I don't understand Roguelikes. on the Roguelike board

    kind of understand where you are coming from. There has been a tidal wave of really poorly executed games calling themselves rogue-likes. You can't be blamed for the haphazard bandwagoning going on....

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic Necromancers?. on the Necromancy board

    Neverwinter Nights - you can build a wizards and specialize in necro spells. Add in some monster summoning spells, all the ray of xxx spells, some poison mist and that tentacles spell. Pretty fun.Ever...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic P.T. and Silent Hills. on the Silent Hills board

    For the record I agree with your points. I want the same thing for gaming.Right now scripting "if-then" game logic is what everyone knows. It's what can be done quickly and to a budget. You can get...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic You should know about what's happening in Ferguson.. on the Off-Topic board

    Cops are effectively above the law and equipped with military hardware. DAs protect the cops and generally refuse or avoid prosecuting them. Judges project the DAs.Cops get military hardware and tra...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic Paying of Exclusivity. on the General Discussion board

    Rather than spending money to have something new and exclusive for their console created they decided to pay money to keep a multi-platform game timed-exclusive for their console.Spend cash to create ...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic Remember Me's Developers Have Announced a New Game. on the Life Is Strange board

    Remember Me had one of the coolest and most atmospheric openings ever. Awesome soundtrack too. Remember Me shouldn't have had combat. It was slow and unresponsive. Also boring. The characters shou...

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic Father takes gamer children to war-zone to show them reality. on the Off-Topic board

    no harm in it. they got to see a bit more of the world and maybe experience something new first-hand. pretty good parent.

  • tourgen posted a message in the forum topic Do you still buy CD's?. on the Off-Topic board

    maybe 2-5 a year or so. stuff I can't get online or if only mp3 versions are available online. I'm no audio nut but even to me mp3's sound bad on my low/mid-range sound system. It probably depends ...