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by John
Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Moving Pictures
Topic: What have you watched recently?
Replies: 6579
Views: 614909

Re: What have you watched recently?

Watching The Stand (2020) . I'm through the fourth episode and finishing because I love the source material. There are a LOT of time skips that would probably make it needlessly difficult to follow for someone who hadn't read the novel and/or seen the 90s adaptation. The Harold storyline is told in ...
by John
Sat Jan 16, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Advice for Buying Something Hard to Find
Replies: 10
Views: 199

Re: Advice for Buying Something Hard to Find

Yeah it's a good moment to be a patient gamer.

I curse the unavailability of top hardware but thank the dark gods that I can run everything on high with 5 year old hardware (so long as I keep it off 4K or VR). Not a luxury we would have enjoyed with 5 year old Voodoo3 rigs.
by John
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: Fear the Boot
Topic: Ask a Host
Replies: 2011
Views: 274865

Re: Ask a Host

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by John
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Video Games
Topic: Random Video Game Thoughts
Replies: 5439
Views: 468327

Re: Random Video Game Thoughts

the skinner box model The only hill I will die on complaining about how the old days were so great is in the infection of the industry with the Skinner box model. It's not total, it's not complete. You can still get good new games with good new graphics and good, modern design that doesn't have a S...
by John
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:13 pm
Forum: Audio
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 6592
Views: 663406

Re: What are you listening to?

Ikoma wrote:more than words


always a banger
by John
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:13 pm
Forum: Moving Pictures
Topic: What have you watched recently?
Replies: 6579
Views: 614909

Re: What have you watched recently?

clintmemo wrote:And I loved how they did a thank you message for the fans at the end.


Word is that the fan culture for that show is veeeeeeery dedicated.
by John
Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:18 am
Forum: Video Games
Topic: Random Video Game Thoughts
Replies: 5439
Views: 468327

Re: Random Video Game Thoughts

Yeah it's like retro anything else. It's an observation that's hard to make until you're a little older (the music of your school years showing up on stations that market themselves by decade might be a rough signal that you're there). A sample of the most popular and/or aged-well content (games, mu...
by John
Sat Dec 26, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Moving Pictures
Topic: The Mandalorian
Replies: 64
Views: 12098

Re: The Mandalorian

The piles of clones in the Zahn books were cheesy and bad storytelling and Filoni/Favreau haven't done anything nearly that dumb yet :beer:
by John
Fri Dec 25, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Moving Pictures
Topic: The Mandalorian
Replies: 64
Views: 12098

Re: The Mandalorian

It wasn't.
by John
Mon Dec 21, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Moving Pictures
Topic: The Mandalorian
Replies: 64
Views: 12098

Re: The Mandalorian

Oh good.

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