• Xel posted a message on the post Metal Gear Scanlon - Part 06.

    @maajin said: I think Dan is overselling MGS2. It controls better, sure, but it's not THAT much of a jump. Even MGS4 was still kinda clunky to control.It's a massive step up. The improvement in contr...

  • Xel posted a message in the forum topic What Animes Would Dan Ryckert Like?. on the Dan Ryckert board

    @bigjeffrey said:alright who sent dan animeChrist. Bombcast went up last night and people are already sending me anime. Nice touch on the address, by the way pic.twitter.com/oSfOucpxgg — Dan Ryckert ...

  • Xel posted a message in the forum topic Should ALL video games be "fun?". on the General Discussion board

    If I'm not enjoying myself, I'm not going to play. It's as simple as that. That includes many different aspects of what "fun" is. I consider being terrified in a horror game fun. I consider getting my...

  • Xel posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 09/09/2014.

    I had to step outside and check that I hadn't gone insane when Brad started talking about Kill la Kill.

  • Xel posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 09/02/2014.

    @xshinobi said:I really wonder if they think that all anime is shonen. That would be like me thinking that all films are romcoms. Anime just like films,books, games and other forms of entertainment e...

  • Xel posted a message in the forum topic What Animes Would Dan Ryckert Like?. on the Dan Ryckert board

    @summexican75 said:I think Dan's denial ability is too strong.Inherited from his father, clearly.Like many others have said, the closest anime to MGS is Ghost in the Shell, but I think many people he...

  • Xel posted a message on the post Metal Gear Scanlon - Part 05.

    "Was that a lady walk?" - Drew after seeing a guard take a piss in the men's toilet.

  • Xel posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 09/02/2014.

    @numberthirtyone said:I don't really understand how the happy go lucky, enjoy everything outlook of Dan fits with the "I've never tried anime but I know/hope I'd hate it" thing. I usually hope I'll l...

  • Xel posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 09/02/2014.

    I really missed Drew's presence in this podcast.

  • Xel posted a message on the post Dead or Alive 5 Comes to New Platforms.

    Great, I'll be buying this game for the third time now. Dammit.

  • Xel posted a message in the forum topic Girl with Guns! Elphelt is the Latest Addition to GGXrd. on the Guilty Gear Xrd -SIGN- board

    That's cool and all, but I would really prefer if Arc System Works focused on bringing back the old Guilty Gear cast before adding new characters.

  • Xel posted a message in the forum topic Do you like the look of the Persona 5 Main Character? (Revealed at Sony's TGS Conference). on the Persona 5 board

    @shindig said:I wonder why these games don't give you a female alternative?P3P and one of the P2 games did. P4 didn't because the mythology behind Izanagi and Izanami wouldn't work with a female char...

  • Xel posted a message in the forum topic Persona 5 reveal trailer.. on the Persona 5 board

    I now have a reason to buy a PS4. I really don't mind if they don't do an endurance run on this game. Jeff shouldn't feel like he has to, and he needs to protect Dan from the horrors of anime (outsid...

  • Xel posted a message in the forum topic Do you like the look of the Persona 5 Main Character? (Revealed at Sony's TGS Conference). on the Persona 5 board

    I like the turtleneck, and he looks rather mature for a blank slate character.

  • Xel posted a message on the post Metal Gear Scanlon - Part 04.

    This trailer still blows my mind, especially when you contrast it with MGS1. The improvements to the guards' AI was just incredible, along with all of the other improvements in shooting and control. I...

  • Xel posted a message on the post Metal Gear Scanlon - Part 04.

    @turambar said: @xel said: @officer_falcon said: @turambar said: Alright guys. I think we've discovered the actual reason Dan Ryckert dislikes anime. Patlabor is to blame.Seriously though, he shou...

  • Xel posted a message on the post Metal Gear Scanlon - Part 04.

    @officer_falcon said: @turambar said: Alright guys. I think we've discovered the actual reason Dan Ryckert dislikes anime. Patlabor is to blame.Seriously though, he should really check out Patlabor 2...

  • Xel posted a message on the post Metal Gear Scanlon - Part 04.

    I'm sure Drew would love the alert system in MGS2 since the guards have to actually radio in backup.EDIT: So I see Dan shaking his head when Otakon says "this is like one of my japanese animes". IT I...

  • Xel posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 08/26/2014.

    Wasn't Jeff's favourite MGS game MGS3? What made him switch to MGS2?

  • Xel posted a message in the forum topic Bombcast Watitng Room. on the Bombcast board

    @sterling: I really hope that isn't the case and is just hyperbole on Brad's part.