• laughingman posted a message in the forum topic List the next 3 games you plan to beat. Post again when you fail/succeed. Gaming AA.. on the General Discussion board

    The next three on my list areNEO: The World Ends With You;Fuga: Melodies of Steel; andShin Megami Tensei III. I'm midway between the first two, and spending a little time each day on them. It's going...

  • laughingman posted a message in the forum topic 2021: year of the replay. on the General Discussion board

    I have far too many games that I bought on sale on the Switch and haven't gotten to, so I've made a conscious effort to try and finish those before buying any new ones. It's finding the time that's...

  • laughingman posted a message in the forum topic Tower Defense Games!. on the General Discussion board

    Arknights. Arknights does tower defense like no other. Unique mechanics that allow multiple solutions to any given level, fantastic art, and incredible music.Also, your "towers" are individual units ...

  • laughingman created a forum topic Dungeon Encounters is Square-Enix's most subversive title on the Dungeon Encounters Forum board.
  • laughingman posted a message in the forum topic What are your "fringe" GOTY candidates of 2021?. on the General Discussion board

    Dungeon Encounters is one of the most subversive and amazing experiences I've had in a long while. I hope it gets notice on GOTY lists.

  • laughingman posted a message in the forum topic Best game of 2021 so far?. on the General Discussion board

    @bisonhero: I'm playing it on Switch. Performance is great, with quick load times and no frame drops that I can see. The soul cannon is used once during an early story moment, and I've only ever seen ...

  • laughingman posted a message in the forum topic Best game of 2021 so far?. on the General Discussion board

    I haven't played too many 2021 releases this year, since I'm working my way through my backlog, but:Fuga: Melodies of Steel is a fantastic game that's much deeper than it initially seems. There's a s...

  • laughingman posted a message in the forum topic Heads up Children of Morta fans.. on the General Discussion board

    This is an all-time favorite for me. The art style and animation are spectacular. The vignettes after each run are some of the best storytelling in the genre. The moment to moment action is tight and ...

  • laughingman posted a message on the post The Very Online Show 01: The old beach meme and the M. Night Shyamalan paradox.

    This was such a fantastic discussion. Jeff, Lucy, and Tamoor have such great chemistry and are thoughtful and insightful. I eagerly await further episodes.

  • laughingman posted a message in the forum topic Your Guilty Treasure?. on the General Discussion board

    Robowarrior, a weird action/puzzle game for the NES. I hardly ever hear anyone talk about it, but I played a stupid amount of it growing up.You have to bomb your way through the obstacles in a level ...

  • laughingman posted a message in the forum topic What are your favourite end credits in a game?. on the General Discussion board

    The end credits of Octopath Traveler show snapshots of all the boss fights you've been through, taken as you defeated them. I only noticed it about halfway through, but it was amazing. Those were my t...

  • laughingman posted a message in the forum topic Have you ever been turned off by a game for its art/look?. on the General Discussion board

    @undeadpool: It's a damn shame about Dragon's Crown, because it's a great game but I just couldn't deal with the absurdly sexualized women.I'm surprised to see so much hate for pixel art, because it's...

  • laughingman posted a message in the forum topic This game has been blowing my year away. on the Arknights Forum board

    @el_tajij: I only recently got a team strong enough to participate in the events, and they're awesome. There are so many clever ideas they put into the basic formula. The current event has those flyin...

  • laughingman posted a message in the forum topic This game has been blowing my year away. on the Arknights Forum board

    I had a post about tower defense games last month where I talked about arknights. I agree 100% with you. It's one of my favorite mobile games of all time. I've spent far too much time playing it, but ...

  • laughingman posted a message in the forum topic What is a game you just keep thinking about.... on the General Discussion board

    Phantasy Star Online. I played the ever loving hell out of it on the Gamecube and I think about it almost every week. The music, the atmosphere, the characters, the slow reveal of the truth behind wh...

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