• impartialgecko posted a message in the forum topic What do you prefer: graphics, story or gameplay?. on the General Discussion board

    In a BLT, do you prefer the bacon, the lettuce, or the tomato?

  • impartialgecko posted a message in the forum topic Unpopular Opinion - There is NOTHING wrong with crunch. on the General Discussion board

    The OP deserves all the overwork and cruelty their bosses will most assuredly mete out against anyone dumb enough to defend these type of labour practices.Join a union. Don't buy this bullshit that pe...

  • impartialgecko posted a message in the forum topic Hey go vote. on the Off-Topic board

    @xhunterpaul: Cool dude. I disagree with my electricity bill every month and I still have to pay it.

  • impartialgecko posted a message in the forum topic Hey go vote. on the Off-Topic board

    @bisonhero: voting is a partisan issue. It's been the political project of one party to restrict minority groups' ability to vote for the last 6 decades. Anyone who says there's a bipartisan consensus...

  • impartialgecko posted a message in the forum topic How Will Rockstars' Boast of 100 Hour Work Weeks Affect Your Play Through? - Updated. on the Red Dead Redemption 2 board

    @quantris: it's absolutely true that "gamers" have proved themselves time and again to be allies of corporations, first and foremost. For every consumer revolt against exploitative practices like Batt...

  • impartialgecko posted a message in the forum topic How Will Rockstars' Boast of 100 Hour Work Weeks Affect Your Play Through? - Updated. on the Red Dead Redemption 2 board

    @transit4080: My partner works for a firm that provides EAP and counselling services to large corporates. Almost half of their clients come from big law firms and they ALL are suffering from overwork,...

  • impartialgecko posted a message in the forum topic How Will Rockstars' Boast of 100 Hour Work Weeks Affect Your Play Through? - Updated. on the Red Dead Redemption 2 board

    All the people saying "life ain't fair" in this thread forfeit any right to complain about their work or their boss.Responding to exploitation with "life's not fair, you asked for this, suck it up and...

  • impartialgecko posted a message in the forum topic How Will Rockstars' Boast of 100 Hour Work Weeks Affect Your Play Through? - Updated. on the Red Dead Redemption 2 board

    Some amazing geniuses in this thread who think pointing out the fact that there is no ethical consumption under capitalism is some kind of burn. People should be aware of the exploitation inherent to ...

  • impartialgecko posted a message on the post Strange Brigade.

    @lazyimperial: Uh yes, everything you described there is racist and imperialist. The entire genre of pulp adventure and treasure-hunting is, because it peddles a fantasy that there are still untouched...

  • impartialgecko posted a message on the post Strange Brigade.

    @north6: sorry, I should be clearer. It's racist.

  • impartialgecko posted a message on the post Strange Brigade.

    this all scans as probably racist and continuing the tired tradition of using pulp adventure trappings to soften the image of colonialism. Isn't Rebellion from the UK? Figures.

  • impartialgecko posted a message in the forum topic Ubisoft, Hitrecord, and Spec Work. on the General Discussion board

    Someone at Ubisoft is watching this project very closely, and if it pays dividends the way games are made is going to change rapidly and for the worse.Capital is ALWAYS trying to find ways to reduce l...

  • impartialgecko posted a message on the post God of God of War.

    There is a lot of talk about making your mark, making shit your own, fighting with people etc that, when set against his really tone-deaf deflection of Brad's question about labour and crunch, doesn't...

  • impartialgecko posted a message in the forum topic Which "lesser entry in a series" do you ride or die with?. on the General Discussion board

    The Phantom Pain has the best story and themes of any Metal Gear game.

  • impartialgecko posted a message in the forum topic Your Top Ten Games of This Gen? (Aggregated). on the General Discussion board

    Don't have a top ten but:MGSVWolfensteins New Order and ColossusDragon Age 3 with the DLCBloodborneInside

  • impartialgecko posted a message in the forum topic What do you think their next Project will be?. on the Bluepoint Games board

    I imagine it'll be another proprietary Sony property. A lot of people seem to want an MGS remake but I'd probably react to that the way some people reacted to the changes made to the Shadow of the Co...

  • impartialgecko posted a message in the forum topic (Rumor) Modern Warfare 2 being remastered. Only the campaign though. Would you be into that?. on the Call of Duty board

    I think they know that any remaster of that game's multiplayer would trounce Blops 4's in terms of player count, even if they bundled it into the deluxe edition Infinite Warfare style.

  • impartialgecko posted a message in the forum topic "Hot" Take: This Soundtrack is Garbage. on the Burnout Paradise board

    Hell yeah it sucks. But also completely fitting for that scumbag DJ Atomika. Trust that dude to play fucking tripe.

  • impartialgecko posted a message in the forum topic Battlefield V is "Boots on the Ground": Thoughts?. on the Battlefield board

    @sasnake: I'm aware. Doesn't stop it being the most recent use in context. Also I'm interested to know which other trillion-dollar militaries have their marketing done for them by hollywood and video ...

  • impartialgecko posted a message in the forum topic Battlefield V is "Boots on the Ground": Thoughts?. on the Battlefield board

    @boatorious: Good to know the phrase has even more baggage that I first thought.