• penguindust posted a message in the forum topic Sorry if this has been asked/answered, but has Dan left Giant Bomb?. on the Dan Ryckert board

    Today I learned that Ben never had a hamburger until he was 22.Dan's spirit lives on at Giant Bomb.

  • penguindust posted a message in the forum topic What do you want the PS5 to look like...not what will it be...but what do you THINK you want?. on the General Discussion board

    It will probably be a cube or a tower similar to the new Xbox, but if I had my choice its design would be closer to the Okama Gamesphere from 2001.

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  • penguindust posted a message in the forum topic Good video game soundtracks to sleep to. on the General Discussion board

    The Outer World soundtrack is really cinematic. It's the first soundtrack from a Western game that really grabbed me. It moving and serene. Long too if you have trouble falling asleep.

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

    More of Abby playing Resident Evil is always entertaining as are the "Clue Crew" Nancy Drew segments. Alex playing the American and European Trucking simulators have been a highlight. The Friday ch...

  • penguindust posted a message in the forum topic How do you eat your Oreos?. on the Off-Topic board

    Twist them apart, dip the cookie-only one in peanut butter and consume, dip the cookie-and-frosting one in peanut butter and consume. Thank you Lindsay Lohan.

  • penguindust posted a message in the forum topic What will Giant Bomb do without E3?!. on the E3 2020 board

    Looks like it's time for Giant Bomb Con 2020...virtual, of course. Time to dust off those Second Life characters.

  • penguindust posted a message on the post 100 Baby Challenge - Part 1 [Live!].

    Your best Sims video since 13 Deadly ended. I love it when things are crazy and you're virtually juggling cats. The Quick Looks are a little more restrained, a little more focused on the content be...

  • penguindust posted a message in the forum topic How have your gaming habits changed as you get older?. on the General Discussion board

    Well, I tend to play seriously only on weekends. That doesn't mean I won't dabble with something familiar for a half-hour or so during the course of the week, but I won't commit to a new game or any g...

  • penguindust posted a message on the post DAAAANNNNNNN!!!!.

    I am a mess of emotions right now. I will miss Dan’s chaotic energy, his enthusiasm and the sincere joy for life he brought to both coasts of Giant Bomb during his tenure with the site. I accept that ...

  • penguindust posted a message on the post The Lost Levels: Mario is Missing!.

    Weirdest damn episode ever. It made me feel like I was out for dinner and I could clearly overhear the people at the table next to mine have a conversation that I was not part of. Fascinating but also...

  • penguindust posted a message in the forum topic Worst song of the 80s. on the Off-Topic board

    Kids today with their Nsync and O-Town, why in my day all we had were The New Kids on the Block and Hangin' Tough was awful!

  • penguindust posted a message in the forum topic What's your all time favorite FPS campaign?. on the General Discussion board

    I know a lot of people said Halo 3, but I prefer Halo Reach. I connected more because I was my own Spartan rather than the 'Chief. There are a lot of really great gameplay sequences in that one, too. ...

  • penguindust posted a message on the post Later Alligator.

    This reminded me immediately of "A - Alligators All Around" from 1975's Really Rosie TV special from Maurice Sendak featuring music by Carole King. Suddenly, I was five-years old again. This game l...

  • penguindust posted a message on the post Episode 01.

    I turned on my Amazon Fire TV and saw the still of Dan in his gold jacket and Abby in the monkey suit, and I thought "What the hell is this?" Then I remember, "Oh yes, this is why I tune in the Giant ...

  • penguindust posted a message in the forum topic Terminator: Dark Fate trailer.. on the Off-Topic board

    It kind of feels like T2 all over again. Sarah Connor teams up with a terminator from the future to protect a younger person that Skynet wants dead. The upside to the trailer is that it doesn't look l...

  • penguindust posted a message on the post Episode 2.

    I'm not sure if this is a good game for Dan. He appeared bored during parts of it. When he created his own fun it looked to rub some of the others the wrong way. CNet's Jeff might have been a bette...

  • penguindust posted a message on the post Cheese, Games, and Ominous Prophecies.

  • penguindust posted a message in the forum topic Games you enjoy but are terrible at?. on the General Discussion board

    All fighting games.All competitive shooters.So, I usually only play the single-player modes of these types of games, or I don't play them at all online. I feel bad about dragging teammates down or be...

  • penguindust posted a message in the forum topic Rate the Last Show you Binged. on the Off-Topic board

    The Toast of London (8/10). The previous show I binged was The I.T. Crowd, and Matt Berry was a supporting character in that show. The Toast of London was a Netflix suggestion. The humor is weirder t...