• mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic What if: Hotline Miami 3 evolved like GTA3?. on the General Discussion board

    honestly i kinda hope it never 'evolves' into something resembling GTA. i'm down for a perspective or stylistic shift- but anything that moves in the direction of 'realism' or a more accurate portraya...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic GOTY Needs to Move to January. on the General Discussion board

    nah. if anything just make the cutoff for the year december 1 and let anything after be eligible in 2019. the holiday break is too good a spot for long-form content to give that up. plus it gives them...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Captain Marvel Still Looks Meh (Second Trailer). on the Off-Topic board

    i've officially hit diminishing returns with the straight-on marvel movies. i'm at the point where i need stylistic risks to be taken (ragnarok, logan, etc) in order to be engaged. this looks like 'a...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Epic Games launching new storefront. on the General Discussion board

    valve still provides a lot of value for me as a consumer, so i'm not necessarily looking to immediately jump ship for an unproven platform.that said, if this move by epic lights a fire under valve to ...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic What's the last game that made you wish you played it sooner?. on the General Discussion board

    @theflamingo352: 100% with you re: undertale.

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Those hard RDR2 turns on the Beastcast.... on the Red Dead Redemption 2 board

    @sweep said: How much of a cultural obligation is there to acknowledge and support the positive aspects of any media even if we don't enjoy it ourselves?hmm- well, i might be repeating myself but i t...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Those hard RDR2 turns on the Beastcast.... on the Red Dead Redemption 2 board

    this definitely sounds like a death-by-one-thousand-cuts situation. and i can certainly sympathize with your clear passion for the game not being matched by the bombers. but regarding your larger ques...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic "No Video Games in the House" rule for kids. on the General Discussion board

    i have 2 nieces and 2 nephews and they live in video game-free households. to be fair- i think it's less about the games themselves and moreso limiting 'screen time' between tvs, ipads and computers. ...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic New music thread (2018). on the Off-Topic board

    yo, i like a decent amout of grimes’ past output- but that new track is butt.so on the nose...i find it really distracting.

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Any artists around? I'm looking for recommendations. on the Off-Topic board

    maybe something like this, or a tool roll? https://www.carhartt.com/products/carhartt-men-accessories/Legacy-14-Tool-Bag-260105well-considered bags and storage usually is a pretty awesome gift.

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post 560: NO HAND SHAKE.

    @nefastis: ah, my favourite 'giant! you bomb emperor' track.

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post Mass Effect - Part 18.

    o7 shep shep! also- some people really don't like that other people prefer me2, eh? for me it's all about character development and exciting environments- and nothing in me1 beats things like SPOILE...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic GOTY 2018 Skits. on the General Discussion board

    i don't think we'll ever get the skits back (i'd wager the cost-to-benefit ratio doesn't tip in its favour)- which is too bad, because i bet some of the newer folks would really do well. that said, i ...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic What's your comfort GB videofood?. on the General Discussion board

    that jeff-in-a-penguin suit UPF with dan, mary, drew, and rorie.good vibes on that couch.

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Do you rush or feel pressured to finish games before the GotY podcasts?. on the General Discussion board

    no, beacuse 1) that doesn't sound like a good time and 2) spoilers generally speaking don't bother me. i want to know why someone thinks a thing is worth my time, and sometimes that requires a spoiler...

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic What's your Black Friday haul?. on the General Discussion board

    i’m all about that eshop this year. it’s not like they have door-busters, butdead cellsthumperand okami hdfor a combined $45ish on switch seems A-OK to me. what i really want is a good deal on a solid...

  • mellotronrules posted a message on the post Mass Effect - Part 17.

    oh man- they're going to hit vigil's theme soon, aren't they.i'll just be over here emotionally preparing myself everyone.

  • mellotronrules posted a message in the forum topic Do you like the re-design of the site?. on the General Discussion board

    i'm quite confident the designers/engineers are working to tighten things up, but the density (or lack thereof) and repetition of info on desktop is a bit of a drag. i know mondays are slow, but soooo...

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