• frytup posted a message in the forum topic Anyone else considering skipping a new PC build in favor of an XBOX series X / PS5?. on the Off-Topic board

    Kind of? I built a Zen 2 system a couple of months ago mostly for video encoding, but I didn't replace my video card.I'm waiting to see how the next Nvidia generation is priced, and how the new consol...

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic What keyboard are you using?. on the Keyboard board

    Cooler Master MasterKeys Pro L, which I bought probably four years ago.Cherry MX Red switches and built like a tank. Also got that RGB, but the only color I ever use is green, so... eh.

  • frytup posted a message on the post Mass Effect 3 - Part 03.

    Damn, I needed this.

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic I appreciate the Lockdown content!. on the General Discussion board

    Streams good. Technical problems bad.All in all I'll be happy to see them back in professional facilities, but I wouldn't be surprised if this whole mess changes the way they think about content.

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic So...What Have You Been Playing At Home?. on the General Discussion board

    Dragon Quest XI. I bought it on release day for the Switch and got about 15 hours in but fell off it. Picked it back after the stay-at-home order, and basically played it all weekend. Turns out a simp...

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic What device or object in you home has broken during you enfored social distancing vigal. on the General Discussion board

    One of the electrical circuits in my apartment died. Naturally, it's the one my TV and consoles are on. This happened a couple of years ago and required (as I recall) replacing a burned out connection...

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic What are the community's feelings on the solo content?. on the General Discussion board

    My feelings are that these poll options aren't great.As for the content, it varies. Some are better at keeping things lively when they're alone than others, but generally speaking two people is better...

  • frytup created a forum topic PS5 full specs released on the PlayStation 5 board.
  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic Mass Alex Watitng Room. on the Mass Effect board

    @ghost_cat said: Off-topic, but will there be streams of any kind today?Probably not. Monday is their normal meeting/planning day.

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic Corona (COVID-19)- is it affecting you?. on the Off-Topic board

    So, a stretch of unseasonably warm weather here in the Bay Area has meant an explosion of pollen. This has, of course, sent my usual allergies into overdrive, but now rather than just dealing with it ...

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic Mass Alex Watitng Room. on the Mass Effect board

    @forcen said:Wait, was episode 2 on the schedule at some point?Yes. Was supposed to post an hour and 40 mins ago.

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic Corona (COVID-19)- is it affecting you?. on the Off-Topic board

    Nothing remotely serious, but lots of stupid little things. I tried to buy some isopropyl alcohol yesterday which I often use as a solvent to get rid of sticker goo and such. No dice. Every grocery an...

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic Who has the worst wrestling tattoo of all time?. on the Wrestling board

    @gundato said:@frytup:Yeah, that always sounded bullshit to me. But people are adamant that it is a cultural thing and I would rather err on the side of not being an obnoxious ass when I make fun of ...

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic Who has the worst wrestling tattoo of all time?. on the Wrestling board

    @gundato said:@brian_: I agree. But that doesn't prevent it from looking incredibly stupidTake Aleister Black for example. To my understanding his tattoos are very much an element of whatever culture...

  • frytup posted a message on the post Mass Effect 3 - Part 01.

    @doncabesa said: comment sections were a mistakeAs ever. I was considering posting "STFU" about six times, but this is probably a more mature reaction.

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic Does anyone else feel like the GB staff's tastes are too homogeneous to use the site to reliably find new games anymore?. on the General Discussion board

    I know the genres I like, and I make an effort to follow twitter accounts, reddit, youtube channels, and other web sites that more closely specialize in those genres. Unless all you care about is AAA ...

  • frytup posted a message in the forum topic Madness? Hey guys, Vaas is now on cable tv.. on the Off-Topic board

    @disrop:Person posting in the forum of a web site dedicated to coverage of an entertainment medium insults people for using a different entertainment medium.Satire? Catastrophic lack of self-awareness...