• Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic At what point do you "call it" on a game?. on the General Discussion board

    @ginormous76: I did eventually do that, but it was kind of too little too late. I still may return, but I've been trying to get through the first REmake since the GameCube version. Over a year ago I...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic At what point do you "call it" on a game?. on the General Discussion board

    Sometimes, lately, I have the best intentions to play a game, I tell my self "this is the game I am playing right now." Then... I don't touch it, or any other game for days, or weeks. My will can't...

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

    As a kid (I was born in 85) I games were very social. I played NES at daycare, and friends' houses a lot. It seemed like the NES was a staple at any house I visited, but I didn't have a console till t...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Does Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Look Better Than 1313?. on the Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order board

    @liquiddragon said:@humanity: It's just the Killzone 2 trailer vs. the actual game situation. Of course 1313 isn't "real" but it represented what might be possible with then, next-gen consoles. It's p...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic How do you choose your movie theater?. on the Off-Topic board

    @corvak said:I go to the cineplex because I live in Canada and there is only one theatre chain left.We don't even get second run places.Related, I don't go to movies much.@sbarreYeah, the Cineplex mon...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Moving to Canada advice. on the Off-Topic board

    Vancouver, is pricey, but it's weather is milder than anywhere else in Canada. Cool summers and warm winters. Provided you don't mind a bit of rain. We get just enough snow that it feels special, n...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Why does the combat of Witcher 3 get a lot of flak?. on the The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt board

    Involved isn't necessarily better, depending on your tastes. I liked how satisfying stealth kills were with the bow in Skyrim, it felt good to get insane damage. It may have been super trivialized ...

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

    Psychonauts 2. It was also my most anticipated game of 2019.

  • Tom_omb posted a message on the post Giant Bomb Feud!.

    I feel it needs to be said, people are so confused about generations. These guys are Gen X, not boomers.

  • Tom_omb posted a message on the post Janina Gavankar's Top 10 Games of 2019.

    Cool presentation, but I would have liked to hear her thoughts on the games. Initially I hoped she may have written a song with the lyrics as her list. That would have truly been above and beyond.

  • Tom_omb posted a message on the post Red Dead Redemption II (PC).

    @cptcaveman said: A year removed from playing this game I have to urge to revisit it - perhaps maybe i was too harsh or my own expectations too high? I have a suspicion the game is just not for me bu...

  • Tom_omb posted a message on the post Episode 07.

    @luciddreams117 said: @cheetoman: For me it's the complete opposite. It's funny because of how much of a mess it still is.If you actually think DK64 is a decent game this is torture. Episode 7 and thi...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic I haven't bought any new games all year. What are the essentials?. on the General Discussion board

    Outer Wilds stands as my game of the year. No combat exploration, with an ever present sense of danger. Unique world designs that are mechanically compelling and full of surprises.Control and Untitled...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Trying to convince a friend to give up film and get with the real world. on the Off-Topic board

    Who would want to break it big? Doing what you love is the real dream. You don't have to be as successful as Steven Spielberg to have a satisfying creative career.

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Conan Visits Kojima.. on the Death Stranding board

    Looks like Conan actually provided his own voice. Will there be other guests with their real voice?Conan's my hero, the best late night host and a legend. This remote was okay, not Conan's best, but i...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic I think I want to play Death Stranding. on the Death Stranding board

    I probably won't buy it day one, I'll likely still be playing Outer Worlds. But I'm cautiously optimistic about this game. Combat, as a mechanic in games, has been broken down in every possible way...

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

    @redwing42 said:@rejizzle said: Now Simply Having a Wonderful Christmastime, there's a load of crap. Cynical cash-in with a dumb synth played overtop of lame bells. Frankly, that song makes me dread C...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Who is the Best Batman. on the General Discussion board

    @gundato said:@kraznor: I still argue that Val Kilmer was one of the best Bruce Waynes.Horrible Batman, but good BruceHe's far from my number one, but I'm also disappointed he wasn't included in this...

  • Tom_omb posted a message in the forum topic Do you use a phone case?. on the Off-Topic board

    I didn't use a case for years, I thought they were tacky and bulky. I've had the minimal case that came with my Note 5 for a few years now. It may have cost a few extra dollars, but I was convinced by...