• stantongrouse posted a message in the forum topic Do you keep up with games before their release?. on the General Discussion board

    If it shows up here, then yes, outside of that not really. I rely on all of your hype to keep me topped up.

  • stantongrouse posted a message in the forum topic best movie from games. on the Off-Topic board

    And this isn't qualifying it as a good movie, but the first Resident Evil movie isn't terrible. It's not a great adaptation of the game but as a monster mash horror lite flick it's passible. which o...

  • stantongrouse posted a message in the forum topic Your favorite overpowered ability, gear, item, weapon, unit, etc.?. on the General Discussion board

    Your AI crew in Wildlands. Sit back and watch the murder team go! (Jeff is totally right, very OP, but weirdly fun)

  • stantongrouse posted a message in the forum topic I want to give back to my community. on the Off-Topic board

    @nutter is right, talk to local librarians and any community support groups, they will be the most in touch with those that have literacy issues. I'm down in London and there are lots of community le...

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

    All the songs and artists previously mentioned are great or average - certainly not the worst. I present the case for anything released by Chris de Burgh.

  • stantongrouse created a forum topic Is there an "Uncanny Valley" for game mechanics? on the General Discussion board.
  • stantongrouse posted a message in the forum topic The Great Debate of Our Time: X or Cross?. on the General Discussion board

    It's the only non shape in our house - Triangle, Square, Circle and Ex. When I just mentioned this to my partner and she became aware of this of mixed name rule she suggested this shouldn't be happen...

  • stantongrouse posted a message in the forum topic On Being Ugly. on the Off-Topic board

    @sparky_buzzsaw Hey man, self reflection on our appearance is always a tough one, particularly when we're running low on self esteem - so kudos on raising a tough subject. It's a shame that posts on ...

  • stantongrouse posted a message in the forum topic Retroactively Stop a Franchise. on the General Discussion board

    James Bond after Connery. In fact, stop Fleming after two novels and we'd have got more varied action spy films/book and instead of everything cribbing from that template.

  • stantongrouse posted a message in the forum topic Dan Ryckert Just Said.... on the Dan Ryckert board

    Anyone who thinks Dan is exceptional when it comes to questions and knowledge of some subjects in the world should spend some time in adult education. Dan questions until the cows come home. Man, I ...

  • stantongrouse posted a message in the forum topic Flawed game or games that could benefit the most from a sequel?. on the General Discussion board

    Generation Zero - Played quite a good chunk of that game, really enjoyed the opening handful of hours and couldn't quite see how it got such harsh criticism from the quick look and online reviews. Th...

  • stantongrouse posted a message in the forum topic Setting up a raspberry pi as an emulation box?. on the General Discussion board

    I built a little pi console for my sister when she was struggling to get hold of a NES mini (and the fact that she had more memories of Master System games than NES games).I just bought a pi 3 kit (po...

  • stantongrouse posted a message in the forum topic Shower Temperature. on the Off-Topic board

    Warm, unless it's a super hot day or post exercise, then it might be cool. I used to love a hot shower but then realised I was just setting off the sweaty mess switch in my body and ruining all the g...

  • stantongrouse posted a message in the forum topic Which game have you played for the longest period of time?. on the General Discussion board

    It's hard to be sure, and assuming idle games don't count because who knows how many hours, days weeks months, years I've had Trimps running, but it must be close between Civ 4, Timesplitters 2 and Fa...

  • stantongrouse posted a message in the forum topic Nintendo: it's...you know, for kids!. on the General Discussion board

    @heidegger "You think there's still that stigma?" - In parts yes. I have worked in adult education in London for a few years now and it is very rare I meet someone in the offices I go to who is over...

  • stantongrouse posted a message in the forum topic Mid-year check up: GOTY so far?. on the General Discussion board

    @the_nubster: that, and it just highlights how many of the 'big' games of the year I just never get in the year they are released. I think I am still playing catch up on some of 2017s releases, espe...

  • stantongrouse posted a message in the forum topic Nintendo: it's...you know, for kids!. on the General Discussion board

    To a lot of people outside of playing games, all games are for kids - which for those of us who enjoy the pastime, is an arse as we spend most of our time justifying/explaining our hobby to these peop...

  • stantongrouse posted a message in the forum topic This game is alright.... on the Road Redemption board

    Having got this recently in a Humble Monthly, I can confirm, this is fun. I like the Rogue-lite elements, the random track builder isn't bad, I was worried for the tracks not feeling carefully constr...

  • stantongrouse posted a message in the forum topic What favorites of yours are tragically one-of-a-kind?. on the General Discussion board

    From childhood, Flood was a game I played so much of, thought would get a sequel but just ended up getting lost to the memories. There's no shortage of shooter platformers but that one is one that I,...

  • stantongrouse posted a message in the forum topic What's your favorite Stephen King book?. on the Off-Topic board

    The Running ManIt's not a horror per se, but I thought the tension throughout was really good. I was also one of the first book where I read it after seeing the film and couldn't understand how one c...