• thesquarepear posted a message on the post Ep. 288 - The Giant Beastcast.

    See you later, Abby!I'll let most of Jeff B.'s crankiness slide but I think I'll just say even if you might be best off expecting the worst from people then that shouldn't prevent you from believing i...

  • thesquarepear posted a message on the post 201 - Abby From Brooklyn.

    Man I hadn't seen that exchange with Austin before at 10:00 but that was golden, haha.

  • thesquarepear posted a message on the post The HotSpot - Episode 387.

    Thanks Will and I really appreciate all the inside baseball and transparency.When I found out about CTRL+R in BASH it felt like I never had to worry about aliases or looking up stuff more than once as...

  • thesquarepear posted a message on the post Console Launchapalooza: The Xbox Series X.

    X GONNA GIVE IT TO YA!I like how you tried out quick resume because it seems really neat (unless a game bugs out and you might need to restart it).P.S. Codemasters also acquired the Onrush/Motorstorm ...

  • thesquarepear posted a message on the post PlayStation 4 on PlayStation 5.

    I'm not sure if it's me, Youtube or the crew's encoding but the audio sounds real crisp in a good way on these newer videos.

  • thesquarepear posted a message in the forum topic The Community Spotlight 2020.11.07. on the General Discussion board

    To others who never saw the Amped 3 quick look you can still watch it:

  • thesquarepear posted a message on the post Dirt 5.

    The style of this game makes a lot more sense once I learnt it's made by the studio that did Onrush and Motorstorm.As long as I'm not forced to listen to Ken Block approve of my crappy driving I'm gla...

  • thesquarepear posted a message in the forum topic A developer's thoughts on crunch - In games & beyond. on the General Discussion board

    Great post overall and I recognize a lot of the concepts from my school-time and you explained it well.I can't speak much to game development beyond some smaller experiments with modding etc. However ...

  • thesquarepear posted a message in the forum topic Giant Bomb Paused: An Art Collection. on the General Discussion board

    Nice collection and I'm not sure I've seen those videos.Now I'm wondering if a koala suit would fit Jeff better but I'm gonna leave that to the fanfics.

  • thesquarepear posted a message in the forum topic Steam Halloween Sale. on the General Discussion board

    I grabbed Dirt 4 (that I have enjoyed on Game Pass), Dirt Rally 2 and Assetto Corsa CompetizioneAlso bought Valfaris and Void Bastards on GOG sale that I prefer if the games are there.

  • thesquarepear posted a message in the forum topic Need a Clip of Alex Saying Wooooow. on the General Discussion board

    @hach said:happened to be watching thishttps://www.giantbomb.com/shows/gbe-playdate-the-real-super-mario-bros-2/2970-12192/premium-videoat 21:55That's a such a good one so I'll embed it:

  • thesquarepear posted a message on the post The HotSpot - Episode 384.

    Senior years of school sucked a lot for me and even if it might have traumatized me a little, I'm kind of glad I did it.It definitely humbled me to the experience of not fitting in and trained me in p...

  • thesquarepear posted a message on the post We Be Drummin'! 10/22/2020.

    That playlist was pretty sweet and good job getting through those tricky tracks.I'm not sure I could stomach another bad music playlist not because of the music quality but more because of terrifying ...

  • thesquarepear posted a message on the post 657: The Content.

    @zoofame said: What became clear with the PS4/XBoxOne generation is that indie games are still innovating, but the middle tier that would fill out the bulk of new games is gone. The scope of AAA deve...

  • thesquarepear posted a message in the forum topic Wasteland 3 is Good Light Fare for the Hardcore Soul. on the Wasteland 3 board

    @justin258 said:I was playing this with my brother and it was great fun, but I was using the Game Pass PC version. The Windows Store apparently forgot that I had it installed until I went to reinstal...

  • thesquarepear posted a message in the forum topic Gaming Memories: Knights of the Old Republic. on the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic board

    It took a while for me to finish (getting a lightsaber also seemed to take forever) but it's one of the few video games to make me feel deeper ties to characters in a story like I could with books. Ma...

  • thesquarepear posted a message on the post The HotSpot - Episode 383.

    For all the tech focus I'm surprised you guys haven't checked out induction cookers.It's practically the same reaction time as gas but none of the anxiety about open flames.

  • thesquarepear posted a message on the post Episode 282.

    Studs Terkel sounds like the original reincarnation of Mike Rowe. Speaking of Mike Rowe this story he gave is pretty funny.If I had any kind of physical nimbleness that made blue-collar work a possibl...

  • thesquarepear posted a message in the forum topic Abby is Leaving Giant Bomb at the end of November. on the General Discussion board

    Good luck, Abby. I liked your PAX variety hour.I think I might write something more thoughtful when the time comes but I will say that you improved Giant Bomb as a site and I enjoyed a lot of your con...