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#1 Posted by Vorpal (55 posts) -

    Super sold. This will be my first early access purchase. The aesthetic of this game is great and it looks fun as hell.

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    #2 Posted by Vorpal (55 posts) -

      Wow, the opening of Kingdom Hearts is nothing like how I remembered it.

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      #3 Posted by Vorpal (55 posts) -

        Dan is the best argument in favor of face cams.

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        #4 Posted by Vorpal (55 posts) -

        Totally agree. Jeff has been cracking me up ("He writes, 'You guys should add a new featur-" "Nope." "Okay."), and I love Brad as the host. He does a great job of keeping up the energy of the podcast. The Alex/Vinny quick looks are great too! IT'S ALL GREAT, BLAH BLAH BLAH.

        I wasn't sure what the site would look like after the new hires came on and Vinny moved east, but it was clearly a good move. The content has been excellent.

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        #5 Posted by Vorpal (55 posts) -

          An early long cast! Most excellent.

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          #6 Posted by Vorpal (55 posts) -

            I liked Barry's point that "free to play" isn't mobile gaming's problem so much as the over-reliance on metrics/creating games 100% according to market data and player habits. It definitely doesn't seem like a new problem (e.g. arcade rip-offs or the avalanche of shovelware on NES) but it does feel exacerbated because of how costly and time-consuming development cycles have become.

            Maybe the difference is that the free to play model gives mobile shovelware a longer shelf-life, so these crappy games end up sticking to the walls way longer than they should.

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            #7 Posted by Vorpal (55 posts) -

            @marino: Okay, cool. Good to know that camping isn't an option--I was wondering about that.

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            #8 Posted by Vorpal (55 posts) -

            @breakfastking: So, as long as there's space in the theatre, it's possible to enter a panel after it's started/the doors are closed?

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            #9 Posted by Vorpal (55 posts) -

            Sign me up!

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            #10 Posted by Vorpal (55 posts) -

            Long time lurker, first time poster--also a first time PAX attendee. Hooray!

            Less hooray: my plans to stay with a friend in Seattle have fallen through and I'm scrambling to figure out what options are still viable with only 2 weeks remaining until the convention. Are there any PAX veterans who have been in this situation before and can offer some suggestions? Are BnB reservations still a possibility (and viable for one person)? I saw a Room Share thread on the Penny Arcade PAX Prime forum--has anyone had luck with that route?

            Any suggestions would be great. Thanks!