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Re: GiantBomb

Postby LiQuid » May 25th, 2015 @ 12:49am

Jeff Bakalar rocks. That was a good first episode. I don't even mind Alex too much. I actually like his writing a lot but his personality seems to get a little powerful in podcast form, but he was A-ok in the show. I'm into it!

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Re: GiantBomb

Postby CrossXhunteR » May 28th, 2015 @ 4:13pm


I thought this was pretty cool.
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby CrossXhunteR » May 29th, 2015 @ 7:30am

New guy got hired at Giant Bomb: East. It isn't a white guy. Still a guy though. Wonder if a shitstorm will ensue about who didn't get hired like when Dan and Jason were picked up.
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby LiQuid » Jun 15th, 2015 @ 5:59am

In case anybody wasn't aware, the GBros MST3K'ing over the E3 press conferences is 100% the way to consume this shit. Jeff was on fucking fire this entire show.

http://www.giantbomb.com/videos/e3-2015 ... 300-10274/
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby CrossXhunteR » Jun 15th, 2015 @ 6:11am

Yeah, I realized after last year that they were the way to go.
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby LiQuid » Jun 17th, 2015 @ 4:16am

Anybody wanna see Jeff die on camera?

http://www.gamespot.com/videos/hot-pepp ... 0-6425569/
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby LiQuid » Jun 19th, 2015 @ 12:54pm

Fucking Lorne Lanning killed it last night. I got so hype for VR and I'm never gonna even get to use the damn shit.
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby LiQuid » Jul 4th, 2015 @ 4:39pm

It really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really annoys me that Austin Walker has stepped in to fill the SJW hole left by fucking Klepek. His rant about the developer answer to "why can't you play a female hero in the new Zelda 4 Swords game" from this week's Beastcast annoyed me so much. The dev went out of his way to make a roundabout excuse that fit it into the lore, but it was a dumb fucking bait question in the first place that didn't deserve a real answer. The reason why you can't play a female character is because they're just fucking recycled Link sprites, and everybody just wants to play fucking Link anyways, even if it's not actually fucking Link. Link and his sprites have typically been androgynous as fuck anyways. If you wanna play a little cartoon character with a cunt so fucking bad just pretend it's a fucking girl. Jesus fucking christ.
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby CrossXhunteR » Jul 4th, 2015 @ 4:45pm

But Liquid, why isn't Link a woman in this game?
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby kenzo » Jul 4th, 2015 @ 4:53pm

I would love to play a coop zelda game where one dude is link and the other person is zelda and you have to work together using different complementary play styles to get shit done. You know, like how Mario Bros 2 has 4 characters that all play different, but add coop so they're all on the screen at the same time. This doesn't seem like it should be the hardest of things to do, but it would require nintendo to develop a game with a little bit of creativity and not just shit out the same old game from the cookie-cutter for once, so we know that isn't going to happen.
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby LiQuid » Jul 4th, 2015 @ 5:15pm

I would like to play that game too kenzo. I wouldn't mind playing a Legend of Zelda game with Zelda actually being the main character saving Link's sorry ass for a change. These are things that rational human beings with a rational stance on gender and social issues might wonder. Unfortunately, this is not one of those games. This is as you say, Nintendo just shitting out the same old garbage, and hardly a proper forum for discussion of gender politics.

The guy at Nintendo who was being interviewed actually spewed out some really hilariously insensitive responses (akin to what I posted above, before I had even read the interview proper) but the issue here is that he was baited into those stupid responses by bullshit yellow journalism.
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby kenzo » Jul 4th, 2015 @ 5:47pm

I think it's fair to ask those questions of developers and let them know this is a thing people want. Maybe not in this way, but yeah.
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby LiQuid » Jul 9th, 2015 @ 12:34pm

I have no problems with Kickstarter as a thing. It should exist. It's the thing that we always said, people should be able to put there money where their mouth is, but like the implication is that you put the money where the mouth would go so you could shut the fuck up.


:lol: Jeff :lol:
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby LiQuid » Jul 24th, 2015 @ 10:07pm

Last week's Beastcast... These guys are actually acting surprised that the $40 DLC for the Batman game (which is literally only $10 less than the full fucking game is, a week after it came out) is disappointing compared to the base game... Like, it's 20-fucking-15 right now. This DLC epidemic is the reason why I'll never buy another full priced game from a major publisher. There is absolutely NOTHING they can package into a $40 DLC package short of a COMPLETE OTHER GAME THAT IS AS BIG AS THE FIRST GAME THAT YOU BOUGHT FOR $10 MORE THAN THE DLC that will make that spend worthwhile to the consumer. Publishers need to be taken to task over this shit and badly, but stop acting like this is the first time this fucking awful business practice has wronged you...
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby LiQuid » Aug 27th, 2015 @ 9:53pm

This live show they're doing right now is killing me.
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby LiQuid » Aug 27th, 2015 @ 10:11pm

Ahahahaha, on this stream it just came out that Vinny collects Gundam models behind his wife's back!
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby CrossXhunteR » Sep 21st, 2015 @ 8:21am

Catching up on old Beastcasts. Austin is such a weeb, and Vinny is secretly a weeb. They went deep on DBZ and are now going into Gundam. Great stuff.

I don't like Austin's way of talking a lot.
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby LiQuid » Oct 30th, 2015 @ 2:19pm

Hahaha, wow that Phantasmagoria game really just devolved into straight up softcore porn. That was the most uncomfortable I've ever seen 3 grown men sitting shoulder to shoulder on a live stream. :lol:
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Re: GiantBomb

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Re: GiantBomb

Postby LiQuid » Nov 4th, 2015 @ 12:17pm

After 3 free episodes of the GBE guys playing Life is Strange they are spinning it off to premium, WHAT A RIP OFF!
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby CrossXhunteR » Nov 4th, 2015 @ 12:33pm

Yeah, they realized that the Choose Our Own Adventure thing wasn't going to work out for it since once it gets started it kind of locks them into finishing the game. And they already have the GBE Play Date feature for that.
Also, where has it been said that they are coming back to LiS?
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby LiQuid » Nov 4th, 2015 @ 1:52pm

They just talked about it on the stream. They finished episode 2 and said they were moving to the premium stream for 3+

They were able to save Kate, which is kind of disappointing. The level of freakout if she had died would have been so much more fun to watch.
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby CrossXhunteR » Nov 4th, 2015 @ 2:00pm

I guess the stats at the end of the episode reveal the fact that she could have died, so they should know it was at least a possibility. I wonder if they have seen any spoilers about that series since they started.
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby CrossXhunteR » Nov 10th, 2015 @ 1:44pm

Premium memberships are currently on sale for $30 for a year of service if you are new. $35 to re-up if you are already subscribed.
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby LiQuid » Dec 16th, 2015 @ 12:21am

This Life is Strange series is so amazing. Vinny, Austin and Alex are probably the most empathetic guys on the entire Giant Bomb staff and watching them freak out over all this grief porn makes for the BEST material.
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Re: GiantBomb

Postby LiQuid » Dec 25th, 2015 @ 5:28pm

This Christmas Beastcast is THE BEST.

T H E B E S T

I'm fucking gutted that this is only 2 hours long.
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