• TheHT posted a message on the post The Giant Beastcast - Episode 164.

    @onemanarmyy: That's a quality post!Guild Wars 2 did at lauch have dialogue choices. I don't remember anything branching like the "pick a topic" type stuff in BioWare games, but there may well have be...

  • TheHT posted a message in the forum topic Greatest action movie of all time?. on the Off-Topic board

    John Wick is basically the quintessential action movie.Shout out to The Matrix Reloaded for the best car chase (sorry Ronin and Bourne Identity).

  • TheHT posted a message on the post The Giant Beastcast - Episode 164.

    @swisslion said:It's posted in a public forum because she was being informative. People like having some insight into design problems. She was spending her time as a dev with experience to inform peop...

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

    Absolver is a damn fun time. Collecting moves, picking apart my movelist, even fighting random scrub NPCs.Fighting online is sometimes very stressful for me in video games, but even the versus here is...

  • TheHT posted a message in the forum topic Do you enjoy the comments section of Giant Bomb videos?. on the General Discussion board

    @kingbonesaw: Cute.I don't see the point in upvotes/downvotes. Er, rather I see how it could be used poorly, and that outweighs any potential benefits. In a small community where you can downvote the ...

  • TheHT posted a message on the post The Giant Beastcast - Episode 164.

    @fatalbanana: Oh I see, when you said "ensures more incidents like this will happen in the future" you weren't referring to the actual ArenaNet firing incident, you were referring to the harassment.Co...

  • TheHT posted a message on the post The Giant Beastcast - Episode 164.

    @shaanyboi said:@theht said: If you believe ArenaNet, they already made their decision before the mob became... well, a mob.Don't believe em if you want. It's certainly plausible that they did in fac...

  • TheHT posted a message on the post The Giant Beastcast - Episode 164.

    @fatalbanana said: @bacon said: @soggybobcat: I know and agree, which is why I'm not complaining about the arenanet firings, because we've all agreed that what you say has consequences, so being an un...

  • TheHT posted a message on the post The Giant Beastcast - Episode 164.

    @soggybobcat said:@bacon said: @boonsong: he defended someone's first amendment right to be a racist, and suggested labeling someone as a monster because they have ignorant views when they're almost ...

  • TheHT posted a message on the post The Giant Beastcast - Episode 164.

    @nmarebfly said:@theht said: Not really. Her firing can be considered separately from his, where his could be seen as less fair or whathaveyou. It doesn't have to be a paired judgment.When we're talk...

  • TheHT posted a message in the forum topic Do you enjoy the comments section of Giant Bomb videos?. on the General Discussion board

    Ya, I love comment sections, even outside of Giant Bomb.Even when it's chock-full of awful bullshit, it's still nice to know what people are thinking/what groups are trying to brigade or otherwise dum...

  • TheHT posted a message on the post The Giant Beastcast - Episode 164.

    @nmarebfly said:Also I do want to re-iterate what others have said: Whether or not Price's comments were justified is like 5% of the point here. What ANet did in reply to her and to Peter Fries was u...

  • TheHT posted a message on the post The Giant Beastcast - Episode 164.

    @jodokus_k said:One argument I want to cross off as a defense for Price: "artists should have the freedom to express themselves freely."Yes. And if you do that in a public space, others will react fr...

  • TheHT posted a message on the post The Giant Beastcast - Episode 164.

    @jukeboxjosh said:@theht said: @jukeboxjosh said: Gosh, I'll never get tired of "pointing out something sexist is the real sexism." It's such a bad attempt at sidestepping the issue it's almost funny....

  • TheHT posted a message on the post The Giant Beastcast - Episode 164.

    @jukeboxjosh said:Gosh, I'll never get tired of "pointing out something sexist is the real sexism." It's such a bad attempt at sidestepping the issue it's almost funny.This mentality sets up a game w...

  • TheHT posted a message on the post The Giant Beastcast - Episode 164.

    @nmarebfly said:@rk92 said: Nothing he said was patronizingDo you really think that asking 'hey have you tried branching dialog' to a 10 year narrative design vet is not patronizing?Besides the fact ...

  • TheHT posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 540: Sailor Bruno Mars.

    @sethmode said:@theht: Huh? I'm just saying there's a difference between being told what to do and taking suggestions, and I don't think the GB crew was leveling criticism at Deroir unless I missed s...

  • TheHT posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 540: Sailor Bruno Mars.

    @sethmode said:@auron1014: You really don't see the difference between being told what to do and listening to suggestions? That wasn't some momentous example of hypocrisy. Some people in these commen...

  • TheHT posted a message on the post Giant Bombcast 540: Sailor Bruno Mars.

    @jadegl said: I sympathize. Maybe you don't, maybe other people don't, but I do. I can't change that. I have enough similar experiences to know that sometimes you just get fed up with bologna and ca...

  • TheHT posted a message in the forum topic I need a game to fill a Guild Wars 2 shaped hole in my heart.. on the General Discussion board

    It's been surprising to see how dishonest some folks have been about the GW2 community, the incident itself, and ArenaNet's response. A good reminder though of how irrational, hypocritical, and petty ...