• Lazyimperial posted a message in the forum topic Some thoughts on Artifact; microtransactions and unmoderated live chat. on the Artifact board

    @sweep said:These developers are both white men, ie from a group that's never been subjected to the kind of casual offhand harassment that women/LGBT+/non cis people have to deal with on a daily basi...

  • Lazyimperial posted a message in the forum topic Things that irrationally and instantly drive you up the wall in gaming?. on the General Discussion board

    Hm... I can only think of two off-hand.1. Giving the player convenience of life upgrades late-game that should have been in the default starting kit. The most egregious example of this that I have exp...

  • Lazyimperial posted a message on the post Strange Brigade.

    @vodsel said: @lazyimperial: this is a very uncritical post.After having spent the first six years of my college-life earning a Master's in English Literature, which proved a comically unwise choice ...

  • Lazyimperial posted a message on the post Strange Brigade.

    @impartialgecko said: @north6: sorry, I should be clearer. It's racist.No, it's not. I'd contend that it isn't even "probably racist." It's playing with pulp fiction motifs from the 1930s that don't ...

  • Lazyimperial posted a message in the forum topic What do you think about Onimusha: Warlords Remastered?. on the Onimusha: Warlords board

    I love this franchise and regret that it has languished for so long. If they want to re-release each game with updated controls and higher-resolution graphics for $20.00 each, I'll happily buy each g...

  • Lazyimperial posted a message in the forum topic How is this game as a single player experience?. on the The Elder Scrolls Online board

    @inevpatoria: Aw, I'm sorry you had that experience.I am curious which dungeon you entered. Public Dungeons are marked on the map / compass with a cave entrance icon while group dungeons are marked as...

  • Lazyimperial posted a message in the forum topic How is this game as a single player experience?. on the The Elder Scrolls Online board

    I think ESO works great as a solo experience. As others have mentioned, they've made a mountain of adjustments and improvements over the past couple years. I personally play almost everything solo exc...

  • Lazyimperial posted a message in the forum topic what is the best and worst thing about modern gaming?. on the General Discussion board

    Best: Modern gaming has become what I day-dreamed about as a kid. Well, kind of. I remember playing those 16 bit and 32 bit games back in the day and thinking, "man... imagine if this pyramid was 3d ...

  • Lazyimperial posted a message in the forum topic A plus side to getting hooked on this game after 14 years. on the World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth board

    @squidc00kie:Oh, it's all good on my end. I'm sorry that the kid went through that. :-PAlso, you're a far kinder soul than me. I didn't even bother to try and get the guy to take care of his kid. It b...

  • Lazyimperial posted a message in the forum topic A plus side to getting hooked on this game after 14 years. on the World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth board

    @squidc00kie: I'm glad you two are having a positive experience. As a gentle warning, please do yourselves a favor and just keep an eye on how you prioritize the game. World of Warcraft is a skinner b...

  • Lazyimperial posted a message in the forum topic The stat squish has completely ruined the leveling experience. on the World of Warcraft board

    Oh wow, I'm sorry to hear that the 60 to 80 experience is apparently now such a slog. I've leveled a few alts through that before the stat squish and it always went by really fast. Too fast, in the c...

  • Lazyimperial posted a message in the forum topic Do you care about performance enhancing drugs in sports?. on the Off-Topic board

    I care, but I still watch sports anyway because otherwise I'd have no idea what the guys were talking about around the proverbial "water cooler."Incidentally, my brain initially read this thread's tit...

  • Lazyimperial posted a message in the forum topic Who here is getting this game? It comes out on September 14th.. on the Shadow of the Tomb Raider board

    I'm getting Shadow of The Tomb Raider, possibly because I subconsciously hate myself. I'm not sure. :-PTomb Raider 2013 and Rise of The Tomb Raider were great games... from a gameplay and aesthetic p...

  • Lazyimperial posted a message in the forum topic When does WoW get epic??. on the World of Warcraft board

    Personally, the only epic story moment for me that remains emotionally compelling is the first time I did The Deadmines. It was a level 16 to 20 dungeon in Westfall that was the conclusion of a zone-...

  • Lazyimperial posted a message in the forum topic Games you finished after a long break?. on the General Discussion board

    Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. That game came out in October 2002, and I played it for at least forty hours just cruising around being a goof. Got to a late-game mission involving a tricky race that pur...

  • Lazyimperial posted a message in the forum topic How is the fixed AI? My thoughts.. on the Aliens: Colonial Marines board

    @willza92: Well, No. 1 felt kind of hollow like they had changed direction mid-production and didn't quite have enough time to get all the bits and pieces in order (which, incidentally, was apparently...

  • Lazyimperial posted a message in the forum topic How is the fixed AI? My thoughts.. on the Aliens: Colonial Marines board

    It's so droll trying to wrap my head around this typo fix. The thought that Gearbox spent millions of dollars and multiple years on this rubbish title, never found such a simple typo that crippled so ...

  • Lazyimperial posted a message in the forum topic I need a game to fill a Guild Wars 2 shaped hole in my heart.. on the General Discussion board

    It's droll, but I feel a strange sense of partisan pride in Elder Scrolls Online having such a strong showing on this thread. The team over at Zenimax Online Studios have done an incredible job, from ...

  • Lazyimperial posted a message in the forum topic I need a game to fill a Guild Wars 2 shaped hole in my heart.. on the General Discussion board

    @tesla Also, as an additional note, nothing Derior said was remotely gendered. He's a true fan of the game and her work, and has spent an arguably inordinate amount of time promoting such said work. P...

  • Lazyimperial posted a message in the forum topic I need a game to fill a Guild Wars 2 shaped hole in my heart.. on the General Discussion board

    @tesla said:If a woman being rude to a customer disturbs you more than an angry mob swelling up around her; you might be a redneck.Ad-hominem are always the best way to prove your point. ;-)I stand b...