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451  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Re: Resident Evil 6 on: October 15, 2012, 04:30:29 PM
brotastic mansauce

The best kind of mansauce
452  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Re: Resident Evil 6 on: October 12, 2012, 02:04:58 AM
capcom sure knows how to render the female form.

On a similar note, I'm super duper impressed by the facial animations. They just feel so nuanced, more so than some other cutscene-heavy games I've played recently. I'm also glad they toned down Chris's beefiness, and Sherry is just all-around cute. I hope she shows up in future games.
453  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Re: XCOM: Enemy Unknown on: October 11, 2012, 03:06:32 AM
Just lost my first squad member, and I didn't restart. I shouldn't be feeling this guilty over a game, but also maybe I shouldn't have named him after one of my friends.

*removes cap* He shall be missed.

Anywho, this game is big fun. Definitely one of those games I can dump hours into and never get bored.
454  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: What's the haps? on: October 06, 2012, 10:09:56 PM
I had my birthday party today. Here is my cake ^_^

OMG that cake is super adorable. My friend made a marzipan cow once for a friend's b-day, but those duckies blow that cow out of the water.

Also happy (early) birthday! I remember my 21st b-day; all that howling and ritual bloodletting. Good times, good times.
455  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Re: Resident Evil 6 on: October 06, 2012, 10:00:08 PM
I am the worst at retaining ammunition, health, and swear words. I've had to have my ass rescued so many times that I'm pretty sure my characters are addicted to that shot you get stabbed with.

Anyways, fun game! I've done everyone's first two chapters. Leon & Helena's is my fav so far, followed closely by Jake & Sher-bear. Chris & Piers is last and probably will be my least favorite unless they kiss.
456  Media / Anime, TV, and Movies / Re: Recently Viewed Movies Episode 2: The Vampire Bites Back on: October 01, 2012, 07:45:36 PM
It's... kind of a mix.  There are times where Cabin's a straight up horror movie, and others where it's something else.  Scream is actually a better reference point than I initially thought it was - both movies look at the tropes of horror movies, sometimes by using them, sometimes by directly referencing how tropey they are.

Edit: I like this piece of trivia from IMDB:

Immediately after an early preview screening with fan Q&A, the first question Director Drew Goddard was asked was, "Will there be a sequel?" To which he responded,
"Have you seen the ending to my movie?"

Cabin is such a unique experience. Like you said, it is a real mix of both. It is both a meta-horror movie and a straight-up horror movie, pretty much concurrently. I mean,

The central plot of the movie revolves around the classic horror movie archetypes: Whore, Fool(Partyer), Athlete (Jock), Scholar (Nerd) and the Virgin (Final Girl). So many horror movies follow this same trope and, really, the only thing that changes is the monster. The repetition of the same scenario in itself is like a ritual, and the creators were clever enough to take this meta idea of archetypes and myth and craft a story around the mythology of horror movies, while still creating a horror movie.

The humor is pretty nice too, and the whole overall tone is decently light-hearted. I wouldn't call it a parody in any way, but the movie never takes itself too seriously.
457  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Re: Resident Evil 6 on: October 01, 2012, 02:16:55 PM
I'm not too worried about this game. The demo was a lot of fun co-op, and I can't wait to get more of it. The story seems like the same bat-shit insanity that you shouldn't take too seriously, and I'm okay with that, cause at least it's entertaining. I'm not expecting RE2 or anything like that, I just want a fun game to play with some friends, and so far I haven't been disappointed with what I've seen.
458  Media / Anime, TV, and Movies / Re: Recently Viewed Movies Episode 2: The Vampire Bites Back on: September 30, 2012, 10:52:27 PM
Cabin in the Woods: Fucking fantastic. What a smart, funny movie that is such an obvious nod to horror tropes. Like Scream was for slashers back in the 90's, this does for the entire horror genre for this decade. The whole last 30 minutes was so epic. I bet this was an awesome movie to see in theaters.
459  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Re: Resident Evil 6 on: September 30, 2012, 09:54:55 PM
Okay, those 32-bit costumes are the shit.
460  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Today's News on: September 30, 2012, 01:33:57 PM

Uhoh.  Eat while you can, that stuff is gonna become a delicacy only for the rich and famous!!!

I'm one of the few people I know that thinks bacon is just okay. I don't hate, but I don't love it. Sometimes it's a bit too greasy for me. Because of this, I'm not too distraught over the looming bacpocalypse
461  Media / Anime, TV, and Movies / Re: A Christmas Story 2 on: September 30, 2012, 07:04:03 AM
Wow, that's the biggest dislike to like gap I've ever seen on a Youtube video with that many votes. Movie looks like absolute shit, and I legit thought it was a parody trailer made by CollegeHumor up until the end. If only that were the case. I'm not surprised by its existence though; the Christmas movie market is so supersaturated that it has been cannibalizing itself for a while now.
462  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: What's the haps? on: September 29, 2012, 02:31:30 PM
I'm currently writing a 1,500 word paper.  Which isn't much, but the topic is ludicrous that it's going to be 500 good and honest words, and the rest pure BS.

That's about how every single paper I ever wrote turned out. Usually I get worried about meeting the length requirements, so I include every inane BS thought I can so I don't have to worry about length, and then end up running up against the maximum page length and have to trim a bunch of shit out. If there is one thing I certainly learned in college, it was/is how to write a paper to sound like I know what I am talking about.

Speaking of, I better work on this paper! :D
463  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Good import games for PS3/PSP/DS? on: September 26, 2012, 10:55:49 PM
Sakura Taisen 1&2 Compilation for PSP. GameFAQS has translation FAQs for most of both games content.

Aren't those on the HD collection?

No idea, I didn't even know there was an HD collection.
464  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Good import games for PS3/PSP/DS? on: September 26, 2012, 08:46:01 PM
Sakura Taisen 1&2 Compilation for PSP. GameFAQS has translation FAQs for most of both games content.
465  Media / Miscellaneous Games / XCOM: Enemy Unknown on: September 26, 2012, 08:17:16 PM
Anyone else getting this? I tried out the demo after Kotaku raved about it, and loved it. It was charming, atmospheric and loads of fun. I already have it preordered via Steam. I think I might have played Terror from the Deep years ago, and couldn't get into it, but this re-imagining has me really intrigued.

What I am looking forward to the most is being able to name my soldiers after my friends, and then update them on their virtual fates. :D

IDIOT EDIT: Sorry, my bad, didn't even think to check back for older topics. Rookie mistake. Anyway, feel free to delete or merge topic, I totes understand.
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