• nicksmi56 posted a message in the forum topic Have you ever caught a Shiny Pokemon the legit way?. on the Pokémon board

    My time to shine! So long story short, ever since I decided to give Pokemon a real shot in college, I have caught at least 1 random Shiny in every Pokemon game I've beaten. My girlfriend absolutely ca...

  • nicksmi56 posted a message in the forum topic So...What Have You Been Playing At Home?. on the General Discussion board

    I've been using the opportunity to get through my home console backlog after finishing my first playthrough of Three Houses!First, I went back and finally replayed Infamous 2 on Hard Mode, which I've ...

  • nicksmi56 posted a message in the forum topic New Year's Resolutions. on the Off-Topic board

    Start reading more books again (going through The Hobbit now), get a new job, decide whether I want to stay with my girlfriend and build a more stable circle of friends

  • nicksmi56 posted a message in the forum topic Your Most Anticipated Game of 2020?. on the General Discussion board

    Honestly, a lot of the heavy hitters aren't doing it for me, so I'm gonna go with Shantae and the Seven Sirens. I know for a fact I'm gonna love it ^_^Second choice would be Persona 5 Scramble. Haven'...

  • nicksmi56 posted a message in the forum topic Initial Impressions?. on the Xbox Series X board

    I'm not an Xbox guy so I already knew I wasn't getting this, but I have to ask: Why the heck is it so huge?? It's literally a PC without the monitor. Are we just getting named PCs as consoles now?

  • nicksmi56 posted a message in the forum topic Black Friday Hauls?. on the General Discussion board

    GamesYooka Laylee and the Impossible Lair $10Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night $20Cuphead $2 after sale and eShop creditOri and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition $14Shin Megami Tensei IV free with ...

  • nicksmi56 posted a message in the forum topic A positive thread about what you're currently playing. on the General Discussion board

    Finally at the Elite Four of Pokémon Y, so I decided to go through something small to avoid burnout before the inevitable grinding to make my team ready. Enter Luigi's Mansion!I just finished Area 2 l...

  • nicksmi56 posted a message on the post The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Nintendo Switch).

    As someone who came from the dark ages of Wii ports, this looks like heaven to me, especially since it's the only way I'll be able to play Witcher 3 without dumping a bunch of cash into new hardware. ...

  • nicksmi56 posted a message in the forum topic What is the Best Batman game. on the General Discussion board

    Out of the ones I've played? Asylum definitely. It's a pitch perfect Metroidvania that also functions as an amazing love letter to the character. The asylum is full of secrets to find and easter eggs ...

  • nicksmi56 posted a message in the forum topic Why do people care about politics?. on the Off-Topic board

    @gundato: So do the same thing we've been doing and hope that this time will be the time it actually works? Sorry, been there, done that, saw the horrifying consequences, not putting more of that on m...

  • nicksmi56 posted a message in the forum topic Why do people care about politics?. on the Off-Topic board

    @shorap: Ah, yes. Something you're uncomfortable with is suggested so you try to twist my words and portray me as a violent loon. Then you can safely file me away in your mind and continue as normal. ...

  • nicksmi56 posted a message in the forum topic Why do people care about politics?. on the Off-Topic board

    @sethmode said:@nicksmi56: I absolutely mean no disrespect here because I understand where you are coming from, but this is just the longer form version of "I'll wait to care once someone else fixes ...

  • nicksmi56 posted a message in the forum topic Why do people care about politics?. on the Off-Topic board

    @gundato said: You fix that by caring about politics.You research your local candidates and you vote accordingly. You make yourself aware of what is happening in the country and you tell those local ...

  • nicksmi56 posted a message in the forum topic Why do people care about politics?. on the Off-Topic board

    @kmj2318 said: I think a lot of it is because it’s a a socially acceptable outlet for tribalism. It’s like sports. Policy is important, but the arguments I hear and get into have no effect on policy. ...

  • nicksmi56 posted a message in the forum topic Buy a switch now...or wait for the "mini?". on the Nintendo Switch board

    @mightyduck: Well, my post definitely didn't age well lol. Just curious, now that the Switch Lite is officially revealed, what do you think?

  • nicksmi56 posted a message in the forum topic Nintendo Switch Lite - September, 20, 2019, $200 MSRP. on the Nintendo Switch board

    I had dismissed the rumors as wishful thinking, but it actually exists. Huh.Personally, the original Switch is great for me and I love the TV functionality too much to give it up, but I can definitely...

  • nicksmi56 posted a message in the forum topic A positive thread about what you're currently playing. on the General Discussion board

    I went on vacation to Florida last week, so as tradition would have it, I brought along some new games to try.Between Luigi's Mansion and Radiant Historia, I wound up getting hooked by Historia. The s...

  • nicksmi56 posted a message in the forum topic Buy a switch now...or wait for the "mini?". on the Nintendo Switch board

    We don't have anything besides rumors that this thing even exists! Get the Switch (maybe wait for Black Friday if $300 is too much) and if you really want the Mini if it ever comes out, trade in the o...

  • nicksmi56 posted a message in the forum topic Are you ready for next gen consoles?. on the General Discussion board

    My backlog is full of awesome games I have yet to complete, the Switch is still a treasure trove of shiny and new games for me, and judging from past experience with the PS4 and Xbox One, next-gen won...

  • nicksmi56 posted a message in the forum topic Data Dump: Who Won E3 2019?. on the E3 2019 board

    Nintendo completely blew away the competition this year. No doubt.