• mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Which sounds do you find utterly pleasurable in games?. on the General Discussion board

    reposting here with links-streets of rage food pickupsonic springsnes era capcomsnes era konami addendum- any genesis sound effect. that fm synth, man. also all of toejam & earl.

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Have you ever been influenced to buy something or subscribe to something due to a podcast you listen too's advertisement. on the General Discussion board

    nope. i have yet to buy a website or domain, a loot crate, a blue apron, a harry's shave club, a mac weldon, a crunchy roll, an audible, an unregulated male enhancement drug, or a don't DUI.man, i hat...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Which sounds do you find utterly pleasurable in games?. on the General Discussion board

    streets of rage food pickup sound.also the sonic spring.also also snes era capcom (think street fighter 2) and konami.

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic What happened to all the Giant Bomb events such as The Big Live Live Show Live, GOTY and the remotes?. on the General Discussion board

    yeah- the scrappy 'cable-access-but-good' vibe has definitely faded. gb infinite drives that point home when you look at pre-2013 work in contrast to now. that stuff made me fall in love with the site...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Any advice on how to finish Outer Wilds? (SPOILERS). on the General Discussion board

    i just completed the game around new years. the roughest patch for me was dealing with the fish. but my basic order of operations was (SPOILERS, obvi):-head to the sandy place, park the ship just off ...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic When did you stop playing?. on the Stardew Valley board

    sometime after completing the bundles my drive started to evaporate and i became a little too aware of the treadmill aspect of the game. that's no shade against stardew- i had a great time. but like a...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Farewell and best wishes to Dan!. on the General Discussion board

    @teoball said: Thanks for the laughs Dan!He did an interview with Minnmax.that interview is really great! makes me want to check out more of minnmax- i've never really checked out GI or any of their ...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Farewell and best wishes to Dan!. on the General Discussion board

    @glots said:@berfunkle said: I'm going to miss him, but I wonder who they will choose to replace him. Someone already known to the community or a complete unknown?The obvious choice of Mike Mahardy c...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Farewell and best wishes to Dan!. on the General Discussion board

    @nutter said: @captain_insano: @notnert427: Agreed. Dan is the best and most combustable source of energy and spontaneous humor on the site.Vinny is the funniest and most entertaining guy, but Dan wa...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Giant Bomb GOTY 2019 Discussion Thread. on the General Discussion board

    @therealturk said:...I think the worst is that it didn't seem like anyone was having any fun. As a viewer I have a good time when it looks like the crew is having a good time, and that definitely did...

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post Nina Freeman's Top 10 Games of 2019.

    wooo! always good to hear from dr. hentai. nina and mary's silent hill streams have been super fun- nice way to keep up with 2 folks we don't get enough of anymore.best of luck in your personal hustle...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Giant Bomb GOTY 2019 Discussion Thread. on the General Discussion board

    this is armchair speculation at it's most charitable- but i wonder if the decision to do the 'year in review' was an effort to curb the negativity latent in ranking the games for their various categor...

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post Matt Rorie's Top 6 Games of 2019.

    thanks for the list rorie! and thanks for your contributions across the site- whether it was extralife or hanging in the chat, you're a real one.but what about chomp of the year? startling lack of cho...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic The Epic Games Store Holiday Sale is Actually Pretty Good. on the General Discussion board

    yeah- i haven’t purchased anything, but everyone should be scooping up the free stuff. i have yet to use the client for actual games, but just grabbing the free stuff has given me a fairly absurd libr...

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post John "Cowboy" Bellomy's Top 11 Games of 2019.

    always great to hear from our cowboy-in-residence!

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post Will Smith's Top 12 Games of 2019.

    thanks will! always good to hear from ya.

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post Mary Kish's Top 11 Games of 2019.

    wooo! love a kish list. i missed a few of these, will check them out. thanks mary!

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Giant Bomb GOTY 2019 Discussion Thread. on the General Discussion board

    it's only been 1 day so my impressions are basically conjecture- but i think the newish format does erode a bit of personality from the site. it very much feels like a choice based in operational effi...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Please be careful with the GOTY videos. on the General Discussion board

    the notion that the outcome of this website's editorial discussions is considered 'leakable' information is humorous to me.but then again, we have users in the comments of UPFs asking the site to hide...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic I did it, y'all. on the Spelunky board

    #Pour4Rorlooking forward to watching this archive- congrats ror-dawg!