• mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Podcast Language. on the Bombcast board

    i'm sympathetic- but i think that's a truly terrible suggestion. language confers tone, attitude, and personality- and the profanity is an inexorable component of the podcasts. if they were to alter t...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Lockdown Schedule. on the General Discussion board

    yeah- i'm finding i really wish there was some sort of posted info, no matter how loose (a living google doc or spreadsheet would even be fine). the 'upcoming' section on the homepage is pretty sparta...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Dan Ryckert was on the Giant Bomb e3 2013 show, a year before joining GB. on the Dan Ryckert board

    i presume you heard the one about dan and and a bridge in 2011, right?

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic GB Community Java Server?. on the Minecraft board

    count me in- every time i see someone else playing i get the itch, so i've been diving back into some single player. would be awesome to have a community server that was a least somewhat guaranteed t...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Is Giant Bomb going under financially?. on the General Discussion board

    i mean the ror-dawg already shut it down, but if anything i think a shop like giant bomb is proof-of-concept on how to be flexible and get it done when the world is turned upside down. they've been d...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Remaster is out on PS4/Xbox One. on the Saints Row: The Third board

    that's cool! already have it on steam though- and for $40.00 that's WELL outside unnecessary-impulse-purchase-range for me. $15 would have been more in my ballpark if i'm buying a new copy on a separa...

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post The 10 Year Screened (Virtual) Reunion - Video Version.

    thanks so much to @alex and @rorie (and omg joey!) for getting together to do this- it's earnestly heartwarming to see the band back together, if only for a fleeting retrospective. i first started sho...

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post Episode 1.

    "can you imagine being claire saffitz and getting a DM from st. vincent being like 'i love your youtube show!'" TFW you look up claire saffitz and realize she has more followers on the gram than annie...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Anyone here use an HDMI switch? Can you help me find one please?. on the Off-Topic board

    @ntm: ok. i mostly meant that something advertising 'atmos' support has probably paid a licensing fee to dolby, and so you're less likely to find that in a simple sub-$50 switcher box (as opposed to a...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic PC monitors. on the General Discussion board

    i usually use a combo of this:logical increments monitorsand thispcpartpicker (monitor search and then dial in your desired specs to see what's popular)that will give you a sense of what's out there....

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Anyone here use an HDMI switch? Can you help me find one please?. on the Off-Topic board

    i can't speak to atmos support, but i bought this one for my pc monitor and 4k tv that does 4k/60hz and it's done me solid. but i also only have a 2.0 sound setup. i'm not super conversant in home the...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic How much GB content do you actually consume?. on the General Discussion board

    probably less than 25%- but not for lack of quality (FWIW i think they're doing really well given the circumstances). mostly i'm having trouble keeping track of when things air- the 'upcoming' module...

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post Top Toonami Bracketology!.

    this is top tier content, and the exact kind of bullshit that drives my love for this site.

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Any thoughts on that inside xbox event?. on the Xbox Series X board

    @therealturk yes, i think i'm largely in agreement with you.until systems are in boxes and games are on shelves (digital or otherwise) i'm not too concerned about what is pre-rendered or contrived vs....

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post Dead Space (05/06/2020).

    @varadshir said:First Mary, now Abby? Hooray for Double Dead Space Runs!!!i was gonna say, was abby watching mike and mary last night?

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic How big is the backlash against the story really?. on the The Last of Us Part II board

    @brunothethird said: I trust in creative peoples' visions, so let's judge how well they've developed these character arcs when we can actually play the game.100%- your post is put very well and i'm ...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic What's the best "Lockdown" content so far?. on the General Discussion board

    @stephen_von_cloud: thanks for the heads up! yes, i've been checking out the new podcast and it's been great to hear what feels like an old piece of whiskey media revived.

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic What's the best "Lockdown" content so far?. on the General Discussion board

    this is an easy one for me-ben's gundam streamthat one has everything i'm looking for- it's the whole crew shootin the breeze while doing something a little outside their wheelhouse. A+ chirping- remi...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic I gave up on the guitar too early and I wanna give it another try. on the Off-Topic board

    @csl316: yeah for sure, those programs were game changers for me. if you want to be a clean player there's nothing better than slowing down a tricky bit and chipping away at it with an accompaniment a...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic I gave up on the guitar too early and I wanna give it another try. on the Off-Topic board

    @sombre: what kind of music do you enjoy- or rather, what's the guitar music you're listening to and then think, "man- i wish i could play that."? make a list, and then you can start to attack the tec...