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by thecommabandit
Sat Oct 15, 2011 1:25 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: My Little Pony: Friendship is MAGIC!
Replies: 1369
Views: 268114

Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is MAGIC!

The frequency with which this argument arises tells you just how good a job the character artists, writers and voice actors did.

Also, Rainbow Dash.
by thecommabandit
Sun Oct 09, 2011 10:49 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Battlefield 3
Replies: 360
Views: 38080

Re: Battlefield 3

Been playing the beta after practically ignoring my invitation to the closed alpha and... it's pretty good. It's like Bad Company 2 but with better close-quarters combat and you can go prone. I'm surprised by how good I am at sniping. Is there some kind of auto-aim? Because I've never been very good...
by thecommabandit
Fri Sep 30, 2011 9:06 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: My Little Pony: Friendship is MAGIC!
Replies: 1369
Views: 268114

Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is MAGIC!

This makes me wish I was fluent in my country's language (Welsh - with only about half a million speakers its nearly non-existent outside of Wales and completely unheard of outside of Europe unless you're an Argentine who lives near Patagonia) so I could translate shit into it and link it everywher...
by thecommabandit
Fri Sep 30, 2011 8:41 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2549
Views: 398005

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

<3 Trine I love me some ponies. For those who don't know and have been living under a rock, Trine is a a platform puzzler with a little bit of fighter where you play three characters, only one of whom can manifest at any given time. It has an amazing bedtime fairytale vibe and is all-around a reall...
by thecommabandit
Wed Sep 28, 2011 8:25 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: My Little Pony: Friendship is MAGIC!
Replies: 1369
Views: 268114

Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is MAGIC!

This makes me wish I was fluent in my country's language (Welsh - with only about half a million speakers its nearly non-existent outside of Wales and completely unheard of outside of Europe unless you're an Argentine who lives near Patagonia) so I could translate shit into it and link it everywhere...
by thecommabandit
Sat Sep 24, 2011 10:03 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2549
Views: 398005

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

I'm looking at this Steam 'Sega Collector Pack' deal here, which... I just don't get it. Maybe it's me. 85% off, guys. Unless you really want just about every game in there, it's already cheaper to buy most of it individually... I think it's funny on the GoG sale that the pack is actually MORE expe...
by thecommabandit
Fri Sep 23, 2011 6:42 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: My Little Pony: Friendship is MAGIC!
Replies: 1369
Views: 268114

Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is MAGIC!

If we're lucky, she'll reply in song too.
by thecommabandit
Fri Sep 23, 2011 8:49 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Futuroomba!
Replies: 499
Views: 119240

Re: Futuroomba!

...ehh, see, this is why everyone needs to study either greek or latin. There's a difference between a genitive pronoun and the possessive "s". If you're unsure, the better rule of thumb is only to use an apostrophe in anything if it is actually missing some letters or contracting words, ...
by thecommabandit
Wed Sep 21, 2011 4:58 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Futuroomba!
Replies: 499
Views: 119240

Re: Futuroomba!

the statue with "and it's crew" (because it is a possessive 's, like "this is Avatar's post" not an abbreviation of "it is") was correct, and Leela incorrectly got them to change it to "and its crew" right? at the time i wasn't sure if it was part of the joke...
by thecommabandit
Fri Sep 16, 2011 7:24 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4894
Views: 550213

Re: Doctor Whom

Uh, does Doctor Who have self destructive transitional timelines? I'm pretty sure we've seen self-sustaining time loops, but never multiple sustained timelines in a single universe (minus the paradoxes sustained by the tardis). Doctor Who doesn't really have any particular ideas of time travel set ...
by thecommabandit
Fri Sep 16, 2011 4:42 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4894
Views: 550213

Re: Doctor Whom

I notice with the Young Amy/Old Amy thing, everyone's ignoring the obvious, easy and simple solution: self-destructive transitional timelines. Now I know it might sound complicated, but it's not. It's like in Donnie Darko, where one event created a whole new universe whose only purpose ...
by thecommabandit
Sun Sep 11, 2011 11:44 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Doctor Whom
Replies: 4894
Views: 550213

Re: Doctor Whom

You know, it's a little known fact (probably due to movie appearance) that the Mona Lisa is painted on wood. Makes a much better weapon if you know that (however, the director obviously didn't know this). I think the point of it was for a "Holy shit, he just ruined the ...
by thecommabandit
Sun Sep 11, 2011 11:40 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Replies: 357
Views: 34093

Re: Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Is Pritchard meant to be English? No. He's from New Hampshire. Good. It was only because I read some off-hand comment somewhere about "the English guy" or something. This is the problem with living in the UK: I'm so used to British accents that I don't bat an eye at them. But I'm also so ...
by thecommabandit
Sat Sep 10, 2011 10:51 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Replies: 357
Views: 34093

Re: Deus Ex: Human Revolution

I am terrible at discerning Dutch accents and thus had no problem with it. But tell me this: Is Pritchard meant to be English? Because, wow, that's terrible if he is. Almost as bad as that guy on Star Trek Enterprise who was meant to be English.
by thecommabandit
Fri Sep 09, 2011 8:02 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2549
Views: 398005

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

Civilization V is on sale for 75% off this weekend on Steam. If you didn't pick it up before, now would be a good time Edit: 75% off also includes the Digital Deluxe edition. I endorse this game. If you ever have like a day you want to go really quickly, start up a game of Civilisation V. It's a ti...
by thecommabandit
Wed Sep 07, 2011 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Replies: 357
Views: 34093

Re: Deus Ex: Human Revolution

I went complete pacifist the last level, seeing as how all the zombies were just innocent victims of Darrow. Was fairly easy with non-lethal takedown, gas grenades and jumping up on tall stuff. This was the one area where the PEPS shone. Before this, it's far too loud to be stealthy, it's hit-and-m...
by thecommabandit
Mon Sep 05, 2011 9:17 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: My Little Pony: Friendship is MAGIC!
Replies: 1369
Views: 268114

Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is MAGIC!

Ideological Aerostat wrote:Is there a specific term for it at all? Like....ponification?

Anthroponymorphism.
by thecommabandit
Mon Sep 05, 2011 5:42 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Minecraft
Replies: 9310
Views: 1123599

Re: Minecraft

Check these 2 videos out, its worth your time. This guy made a computer that can play minecraft within mincraft. Albeit its in 2d and very primitive, but the "wiring" that went into it is very very impressive. ... It's over. Somebody beat Minecraft. ._. No, the next step is to build a com...
by thecommabandit
Wed Aug 31, 2011 9:43 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Replies: 357
Views: 34093

Re: Deus Ex: Human Revolution

A hacking tip that I didn't find out until later. If you have control of a node that is connected to two other nodes, you can start capturing one node, and then start capturing the other one while the first node is being converted. I was like three quarters through the game before I realised this. ...
by thecommabandit
Tue Aug 30, 2011 9:28 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Replies: 357
Views: 34093

Re: Deus Ex: Human Revolution

I just finished it and am disappointed that I didn't get the Pacifist or Foxiest of the Hounds achievements. I killed the intruders in the Sarif attack right at the beginning, only because I didn't know of any other way to deal with them, so I was aware I probably wouldn't get Pacifist. But I'm pret...
by thecommabandit
Tue Aug 30, 2011 9:25 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 478124

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

I don't know what it is about Western fantasy that makes people turn into perverts. You added some erroneous information. They'll mod boobs and skimpy outfits into anything, it doesn't need to be fantasy. Granted, though I said fantasy because Fallout 3 or New Vegas don't have nearly the quantity o...
by thecommabandit
Tue Aug 30, 2011 11:02 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Replies: 357
Views: 34093

Re: Deus Ex: Human Revolution

For second boss [snip] If you have the explosive bullets upgrade for the revolver, which you should get ASAP if you don't, because it is awesome (you can use it to blow up doors and even the weakened wall sections you can bust through with the strength aug, also it does butt-loads of damage...
by thecommabandit
Tue Aug 30, 2011 10:52 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 478124

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

One thing I learned going through the top 100 mods on TESNexus is that there's an extremely popular tentacle rape mod called "Estrus", so if you're into that kind of thing go for it. Good lord I wish I was kidding about that last one. I love that mod. If only because it means there are an...
by thecommabandit
Mon Aug 29, 2011 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Replies: 357
Views: 34093

Re: Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Ortus wrote:Sooooo what's y'alls verdict on this? Should I spend what little of my money I set aside for superfluous items on this or wait on it?

Yes, buy it. The one reason you should is because, on some level I can't explain, it feels like Deus Ex.
by thecommabandit
Thu Aug 25, 2011 9:43 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Battlefield 3
Replies: 360
Views: 38080

Re: Battlefield 3

This whole Origin debacle is why I'm not going to buy Battlefield 3. I mean, it was only meh-worthy beforehand, but this has downgraded it into don't-care territory. I'm just relieved that Mass Effect 3 doesn't require Origin.
by thecommabandit
Thu Aug 25, 2011 9:41 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Replies: 357
Views: 34093

Re: Deus Ex: Human Revolution

You've got about an hour now. I've got to wait until my copy arrives in the post, which may not even be tomorrow since I'm too cheap to pay for decent delivery. On the bright side, I got the augmented edition for £24. So there's that.
by thecommabandit
Thu Aug 25, 2011 11:09 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 478124

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

I'm really happy about the orcs. They managed to make them look savage and harsh without making them look stupid or ugly as fuck like in Oblivion. One of those female presets actually looks pretty in a stereotypical tribal savage sort of way.
by thecommabandit
Mon Aug 22, 2011 8:24 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 478124

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

I still need to play Morrowind. I installed it a few months ago, started up a character, wandered around town for a while doing the thieving quests for the Khajiit woman, then tried to find mushrooms for some mages. Running/walking was painfully slow and FUCKING CLIFFRACERS RAARGH. I thought it'd ta...
by thecommabandit
Wed Aug 17, 2011 9:08 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Bacon Workshop
Replies: 2768
Views: 478124

Re: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim : Dual Wield Bacon

I found these posted on another forum. http://i.imgur.com/T83AK.jpg Apparently cataracts are a real problem in Skyrim. Must be the high altitudes. Between the high altitudes and all the snow and ice, it's actually very plausible that cataracts are common in Skyrim. Along with snow blindness . Someo...
by thecommabandit
Wed Aug 17, 2011 9:07 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Replies: 357
Views: 34093

Re: Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Daedalus understood the wings; Icarus did not. The tech doesn't have to be a great mystery; the user of said technology has to simply not recognize the implicit dangers in it's use. Which is present. There's a live-action trailer that you may have missed, ostensibly authored by Purity First, the an...
by thecommabandit
Wed Aug 03, 2011 12:13 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mass Effect 2.
Replies: 1033
Views: 78471

Re: Mass Effect 2.

Ryom wrote:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SM5vlPXHJG8
Mass effect 3 graphics analysis

There is actually an ME3 thread somewhere. I think it fell off the first page.
by thecommabandit
Tue Aug 02, 2011 12:28 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mass Effect 2.
Replies: 1033
Views: 78471

Re: Mass Effect 2.

The question is, why wasn't Nathan Fillion in the game?
by thecommabandit
Fri Jul 29, 2011 11:54 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2549
Views: 398005

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

Unless we're speaking something like GTA4, which absolutely requires a controller, or you're left with the control options ⋅  Slamming the accelerator. ⋅  Slamming the brake. ⋅  Hard turn left. ⋅  Hard turn right. You can imagine how that may be a handicap ov...
by thecommabandit
Thu Jul 28, 2011 11:09 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2549
Views: 398005

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

existential_elevator wrote:I loved VVVVV. It was interesting, and never got too frustrating.

What planet do you live on? Or am I just really bad at VVVVVV?
by thecommabandit
Wed Jul 27, 2011 8:35 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems)
Replies: 2549
Views: 398005

Re: Great Steam Deals (And other Online Distribution Systems

Today's daily deal on steam is Shattered Horizon for five dollars. This game is great, if you have five dollars and a DX10 capable PC, you should definitely check it out. I picked up this game as part of an indie pack on Steam in December. I've been trying to play it periodically since then (about ...
by thecommabandit
Sun Jul 24, 2011 6:43 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Team Fortress 2
Replies: 4429
Views: 309281

Re: Team Fortress 2

I would like the crafting system with only one, critical twerk: Give me the option to choose *which* of my duplicate items I want to use! Just because all my nice vintages and named/described items are ont he first could of pages of my backpack does not mean I want to craft with them! . other than ...
by thecommabandit
Sat Jul 23, 2011 5:54 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mass Effect 2.
Replies: 1033
Views: 78471

Re: Mass Effect 2.

ArgonV wrote:
Spoiler:
If you've talked to him often enough, he'll tell you he hates holding the line and prefers to sneak around unseen.

Spoiler:
But if he does die, he has the second most poignant death scene (after Legion) where he says "Tell them... I held the line."
by thecommabandit
Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:53 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Civilization 5!!!
Replies: 481
Views: 102654

Re: Civilization 5!!!

[I find] that sharing a border is a countdown to hate. Not always, but usually. Seems like it. Just finished a game as England on an archipelago map. I shared the biggest island in the world with the Aztecs and they declared war on me pretty swiftly. The Iroquois and Germany were both pretty good a...
by thecommabandit
Fri Jul 15, 2011 10:16 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Civilization 5!!!
Replies: 481
Views: 102654

Re: Civilization 5!!!

I completed my very first game a couple of days ago and the AI felt a little... off. By the end of the game everyone except me was settling cities like mad to grab up land. I think India had like twenty or thirty. Though I did decrease the number of civs and city states for the map size. But far wor...
by thecommabandit
Thu Jul 14, 2011 9:52 am UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Mass Effect 2.
Replies: 1033
Views: 78471

Re: Mass Effect 2.

Xanthir wrote:Re: Husks and Singularity - Yeah, they're insta-gibbed by anything that lifts their feet off the ground. Pull, Singularity, and Throw should all get them.

This is why Adept is the best class. Loads of husks coming towards me and not enuff dakka? Throw field. Sorted.

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