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2926  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: The Best (and Worst) Female Protagonists on: April 30, 2011, 07:22:40 PM
I am very impressed with Leyviur's many synonyms for being a bitch.
2927  Media / Anime, TV, and Movies / Re: Doctor Who on: April 30, 2011, 07:16:14 PM
I must have been high when I wrote that comment above me.


Anyway, I loved tonights episode of Dr. Who. I don't wanna spoil too much, so I'll just say River Song = Better than Chuck Norris at this point for me

Also, amazing cliffhanger ending.
2928  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: The NEW Game Journal on: April 30, 2011, 07:13:33 PM
Me, my boyfriend and my little sister speed stomped our way throughout the MK story. So, so good.
2929  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: What's the haps? on: April 30, 2011, 02:12:45 PM
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I got a job! I give morphine to people about to kick the bucket!

Question.

Are they already about to die BEFORE you give them the morphine?

2930  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: The Best (and Worst) Female Protagonists on: April 30, 2011, 02:04:01 PM
Post away Jubby, I just made the thread to discuss the topic in general.


I do kinda of disagree, just a little bit though. I don't think we should pretend there isn't a difference between men and women. Perhaps not on their on, but certainly in the way a society may treat them. If you are writing a female character who is filling a traditionally male role, the experiences she would have along the way (facing hardships or perhaps forming strong bonds with other females in her role) should shape who she is fundamentally as a person.

The same goes for writing men who go against their own gender role, unfortunately it doesn't happen much in games outside of Persona games because the gamer market still caters primerally to the straight male - who are (mostly) still afraid of anything less than a macho man.
2931  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: RPGFan Podcast Thread on: April 30, 2011, 10:49:43 AM
Gotta agree with the female touch. Espcially since I suck at distinguishing voices :P I'm like "who is talking now?" most of the time and having a female at least let's me know for certain who 1 of the 4 are. I'm getting better though. I can tell who John is most of the time :P
2932  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: The Best (and Worst) Female Protagonists on: April 30, 2011, 10:35:55 AM
Obi-Wan, Obi-Wan, Obi-Wan

What's your point? Every character in a story can be broken down into certain archetypes, it's how stories are structured and there's not a lot of variation when you get down to it. The important part was players connected with Alys and cared about her when she eventually died.


And I always assumed "eight stroke warrior" meant she could fell any enemy in eight strokes or less.


The majority of my criticisims, however, are with the hall of fail. Princess Peach? Really? She's had her own game where she's gone off and been the hero on the DS,

From what I remember her fighting ability revolved around her crying and having hissy fits. It wasn't really a point in the games favour that Peach is basically just an over-emotional woman who has SEVERE mood swings.
2933  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: What's the haps? on: April 30, 2011, 08:27:56 AM
I'm so happy.  All B's and up on my semester... surprising, since I slacked so much by the end, and studied so little for exams.

I also just bought an artbook I've BEEN DYING FOR, FOR YEARS on sale, 40% off on eBay (bleh, but...) within 10 MINUTES of the sale ending.  I pissed off the seller previously, so I had to register real fucking fast with a different e-mail.  Got it, within one minute of the sale being over.  I went and hugged my dog.  ..... this is excitement in my life.... fuck...

Go, Dice! :D I told ya you had nothing to worry about. *hug*
2934  The Rest / The Helper Monkey / Re: Need opinion, important Q for a girl. on: April 30, 2011, 06:00:48 AM
I win!
2935  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: What's the haps? on: April 30, 2011, 05:58:47 AM
i will never ever knowingly date a bi girl. everyone i dated eventually dumped me for a guy. do you know how much that hurts >_<

I actually agree. I am very apprehensive about dating bi guys because being dumped for a girl is so, so much worse than being dumped for another guy. I couldn't tell you why though, it just is.
2936  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Re: Mortal Kombat on: April 29, 2011, 07:55:41 PM
I don't care really, but it is an observation. I still love the game regardless.
2937  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Re: Mortal Kombat on: April 29, 2011, 05:16:32 PM
I agree, every single female in this is wearing FAR to less. Especially sheeva who I think EVERYONE would appreciate her being a bit more covered up.
2938  Media / Single-Player RPGs / The Best (and Worst) Female Protagonists on: April 29, 2011, 05:14:15 PM
Saw this on the front page this morning and was pleasantly surprised. Just remembering Alys from Phantasy Star 4 made me want to play it again. She was at least the main character for a little while, so I think that counts enough for her to be on the list :P


What did everyone else think? Any one you think might be missing?

Also, I didn't think Yuzu was THAT bad. Not that I can think of anyone else to replace her at the moment xD
2939  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: What's the haps? on: April 29, 2011, 12:51:57 PM
Arrange Pokemon battle with Turnbasedude - discover your boyfriend started a new save file.

Decide to have a match of Mortal Kombat to make up for it - boyfriend informs me we don't have Xbox live.


Kill boyfriend.
2940  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: listmania on: April 28, 2011, 06:29:01 PM
Top 5 Things the Creep me out:


1. Clowns. I hate, hate, HATE them so much.
2. Bugs, all of them. Especially the ones in that Cracked article that Dice linked.
3. Needles. they are sharp and pointy and it's purpose is to stab you, what's to like?
4. Cotton wool. BLERHGHH.
5. Under the bed. We all know the thing that wants to eat you lives under there.
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