• acharlie1377 posted a message on the post Pok√©MONday Night Combat!.

    Here to say I want more Pokemonday Night Combat! This was some of the most tense and enthralling stuff I've seen on GB since The Exquisite Corps, and it made me want to buy Pokemon: Let's Go exclusiv...

  • acharlie1377 posted a message in the forum topic Idea for a monthly get together - a bit like a book group. on the General Discussion board

    This seems really cool! Not sure if I'd be able to actually do it, due to me trying to spend less money, but the idea is awesome.

  • acharlie1377 posted a message in the forum topic There is No Such Thing as a Good Free-to-Play. Full Stop.. on the General Discussion board

    @eurobum said:Intent is very important when it comes to judgment. Post release and ongoing monetization betrays an intent to profit from addiction, be it addiction to progression or gambling. In fact ...

  • acharlie1377 posted a message in the forum topic There is No Such Thing as a Good Free-to-Play. Full Stop.. on the General Discussion board

    @eurobum: I'm curious, do you have any paintings in your home? Plants, decorations, fine china, anything like that? Assuming you don't live in a completely bare, unfurnished house/apartment, I'm going...

  • acharlie1377 posted a message in the forum topic What are some games you would describe as "offensive" or "insulting?". on the General Discussion board

    @frostyryan said:@finaldasa: You know the men are often barely clothed too, right? The Men show off their masculine features and the women show off feminine features. They're all larger than life char...

  • acharlie1377 posted a message in the forum topic Q1 2019 Most Sought-after Game. on the General Discussion board

    @merxworx01: Sounds pretty cool! Definitely on my wish list, along with the recently-announced OlliOlli and Dragon's Dogma ports...This year may be the year I completely abandon new games, and exclusi...

  • acharlie1377 posted a message in the forum topic What sort of legal wild game meat or farm grown game would you WANT to try?. on the Off-Topic board

    Is it legal to consume human meat? Obviously obtaining it would probably be illegal, but is it actually illegal to eat it? If so, what law does that fall under? Is it a felony or a misdemeanor?Asking ...

  • acharlie1377 posted a message in the forum topic Q1 2019 Most Sought-after Game. on the General Discussion board

    @merxworx01: When you say action, do you mean like Diablo, like Devil May Cry, or like World of Warcraft? Again, I know nothing about this game other than that it came out about a decade ago, and is c...

  • acharlie1377 posted a message in the forum topic Q1 2019 Most Sought-after Game. on the General Discussion board

    Isn't there a remake of Tales of Vesperia coming out soon? As someone recently getting into JRPGs, I'd be pretty interested to see if that game holds up today.

  • acharlie1377 posted a message in the forum topic There is No Such Thing as a Good Free-to-Play. Full Stop.. on the General Discussion board

    @bigsocrates: Fair point; I was referring more to modern implementations of the genre, like Black Bird, Graceful Explosion Machine, and all the Neo Geo Arcade Archive stuff. I think the OP has a simil...

  • acharlie1377 posted a message in the forum topic There is No Such Thing as a Good Free-to-Play. Full Stop.. on the General Discussion board

    @eurobum:I think the issue a lot of people are having is that you're not making a very distinct argument. You're criticizing free-to-play games and MMOs because of their "addictive" nature, but the th...

  • acharlie1377 posted a message in the forum topic Dan's Red Dead 2 talk was frustrating. Not because of his take, because of his etiquette.. on the Bombcast board

    Honestly, I was annoyed with Alex and Brad during that discussion. Dan was obviously incredibly disappointed with that game, but more people than not in that discussion had some issues with that game...

  • acharlie1377 posted a message in the forum topic GOTY Needs to Move to January. on the General Discussion board

    @omgfather: True, but this way there's a chance that Fallout 76 will end up winning Hottest Mess two years in a row. A GB first!

  • acharlie1377 posted a message in the forum topic GOTY Needs to Move to January. on the General Discussion board

    A lot of people have made the point about how it provides a lot of good content in December, but I'll add that it also feels like a more accurate weighting for "Game of the Year." New games automatic...

  • acharlie1377 posted a message in the forum topic Name me some games in which you are not the best at everything.. on the General Discussion board

    These are gonna be some off-key recommendations, but...Darkest Dungeon: You will fail a lot in this game, and the ending isn't really about victory, so much as it is just surviving.Octopath Traveler:...

  • acharlie1377 posted a message in the forum topic Game of the Year expectation (again). on the Bombcast board

    My predictions for top 10 (in order):God of WarDead CellsTetris EffectHitman 2Red Dead Redemption 2Into the BreachBlack Ops 4Return of the Obra DinnMarvel's Spider-ManCelesteI'm pretty sure Monster H...

  • acharlie1377 posted a message in the forum topic Those hard RDR2 turns on the Beastcast.... on the Red Dead Redemption 2 board

    The problem is that not all people are going to enjoy this game, people like Jeff in particular. The issues they complained about on the Beastcast may be insignificant for you, but for them they were ...

  • acharlie1377 posted a message in the forum topic Board Games. on the Off-Topic board

    @frodobaggins: Definitely try out Sushi Go! (exclamation point is part of the game's title) It's small, easy to learn, lots of fun, and costs about 8 dollars (I think that's like 5 quid?). Forbidden D...

  • acharlie1377 posted a message in the forum topic Giant Bomb GotY 2018 Fantasy League Discussion. on the General Discussion board

    I think this year will be even more hotly contested than last year, just because there's no one game that everyone (or almost everyone) played and loved through the whole year. Abby and Jeff seemed p...

  • acharlie1377 posted a message in the forum topic The value of modern videogames. on the General Discussion board

    I do think modern games are less valuable than older ones, but I don't think that's necessarily due to online stores; old Neo-Geo games, for instance, are probably valuable collector's items, but you...