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5596  The Rest / General Discussions / Twisted news story of the day on: April 05, 2007, 09:05:25 AM

Far be it for me to moralize and all that, but damn.  I mean, I've heard of playing doctor, but this is... fuck! (no pun intended.)  

It was disturbing to a couple of us after-school aides one day when we confiscated a love note from a 5th grade girl saying she wanted to have some guy's babies.  What does it say about society that 11 year olds are *that* sexual?  Are these kids getting this at least in part from the media, like hip-hop videos and stuff?
5597  Media / The Soundroom / s0nG oF tEh mOmEnt on: April 05, 2007, 07:52:38 AM
I've been listening to "Went Away" by KOTOKO a LOT lately.  It's the song that plays during the intro of the game Hourglass of Summer.  I was quite giddy when that song was on a bonus disk with one of my Hirameki games.  

The song is absolutely gorgeous... but it's short.  2:40 is not enough.  I believe there is a longer "full" version out there but it's rare and hard to find.  I will find it.  

I loved Hourglass of Summer.  It's only one of two games I gave an Editor's Choice to.
5598  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Any word on Dragon Shadow Spell being picked up for the US? on: April 04, 2007, 10:39:24 PM

Here's a reader review of it.  It was developed by Flight-Plan.
5599  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Pseudo topic revival: Looking back at anticipated games on: April 04, 2007, 07:39:07 PM
Man, what *was* I looking forward to this year?  I know I was looking forward to Hotel Dusk, which turned out to be quite good.  

This year, I'm so happy that after KID declared bankruptcy in December, CyberFront bought them out and this means that Memories Off #5 and 12Riven are back in development.  

Since Infinity (the KID visual novel series that includes Never7, Ever17, and Remember11) is my favorite video game series, I'm happy to hear KID's back and even if Hirameki doesn't localize 12Riven, I'll still buy the import as a collector.  

So I'm looking forward to 12Riven.  And I believe at the end of this month, FF12: Revenant Wings comes out for DS in Japan.  I wonder if a US version will hit this year.  

Oh, and if Hirameki releases anything else this year, I'm by default anticipating that.  I'm such a Hirameki love slave it's not even funny.
5600  The Rest / General Discussions / Director of "A Christmas Story" dies in car crash on: April 04, 2007, 07:32:33 PM
How dare some drunk bastard kill the guy who brought us Porky's.  That was classic testosterone ape cinema.  Oh, and Christmas Story was good too.  

Normally lowbrow films make me cringe, but I have a soft spot for Porky's.
5601  The Rest / General Discussions / 4# lanruoJ emaG on: April 03, 2007, 03:48:03 PM
I just played the demo version of Puzzle Quest for PC (yeah, slow day at work.)  I dig puzzle games like Bejeweled and I like RPGs, but I wasn't really feeling Puzzle Quest.  It's fun with great mechanics and some nice nonlinearity, but I didn't like that the AI is absolutely merciless.  Even on the introductory battles, the computer could pull off and chain combos like mad whereas I couldn't.  I felt the computer was cheap and often cheated.  

Were the computer AI less cheap, I'd have liked the game much better.
5602  The Rest / General Discussions / The creepiest shit you've seen in a long time, no doubt. on: April 02, 2007, 04:32:03 PM
This is creepy and pathetic all at the same time.  It's so dumb to become obsessed with a stripper.  They have a military-esque control over their emotions and can manipulate men's emotions like nobody else can.  Their ability to use psychology as such a deadly weapon frankly scares me.  Strippers are not freaking human, man.    

The whole Angela Harkness story (I read the "Bite of the Black Widow" article in an old issue of Maxim) is some scary shit, how she completely ruined so many peoples' lives.  Trail of destruction, pathological lies and all that.  

Either way, I'm not a fan of strippers or strip clubs.  Both give me the heebie jeebies.  I went to a strip club once with a few friends and I did not like it one bit.  On the other hand, I have friends who drop bills at clubs all the time.  

You're right Daniel.  I barely scratched the surface of that thing and I need a shower big time.
5603  Media / Single-Player RPGs / A New FF game to be announced...? on: April 02, 2007, 08:16:04 AM
Oh dear God, I've created April Fool monsters.
5604  Media / Single-Player RPGs / A New FF game to be announced...? on: April 01, 2007, 09:17:40 PM
Telenet didn't buy FF.  S-E just decided the series needed a major shakeup and what better shake up than things like the
interactive Cloud/Yuffie makeout scene in the gondola.  She does kiss him in the original version of FF7, but in Filthy FantASSy 69, you get to go further playing a Simon style mini game to make Cloud finger her off.
5605  Media / Single-Player RPGs / A New FF game to be announced...? on: April 01, 2007, 08:41:30 PM
Y'all are crazy.  The new FF is going to be a hentai game since those are hot sellers in Japan EDIT: and the US is one of the largest consumers of porn in the world... yeah, it will be Filthy FantASSy 69.  FF69-2: Anal FantASSy will be the requisite spinoff.

And, of course, there have to be secrets so esoteric that they're only there to sell strategy guides... but the payoff will be good.  I hear that the many hours spent playing frustrating and often bANAL mini-games
such as undoing all of Lulu's belts in under 8 seconds
will unlock  
nude FMV cutscenes featuring Lulu and her busty pal Tifa in some baby oil, boobie slicking, clit-licking, hardcore, girl-on-girl action.

That is what the new FF is going to be.  The series has been pretty much whoring itself to a stupor lately, so this is the only way it can go from here.
5606  Media / Anime, TV, and Movies / Recently Viewed Movies on: April 01, 2007, 06:44:04 PM
This past weekend I saw "Billy & Mandy's Big Boogey Adventure" a couple of times.  The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy is one of my favorite cartoons these days (one of the absolute best on Cartoon Network) and Big Boogey Adventure was f'n terrific.  

Some of the dialogue is hysterical.
5607  Media / The Soundroom / s0nG oF tEh mOmEnt on: April 01, 2007, 02:54:41 PM

Song of the moment is the very pretty "Water Month" from the game Suigetsu.
5608  The Rest / General Discussions / 4# lanruoJ emaG on: April 01, 2007, 12:28:08 PM
Quote from: "Leyviur"
Man, Neal. It's a good thing Persona 3's coming out during the summer. :P

I'm not sure if I'll be picking that one up or not.  Money being tight and all that.  I was debating whether or not to use my upcoming tax refund for an Xbox 360 or new pickups for my bass... and I'm choosing new pickups.
5609  The Rest / General Discussions / 4# lanruoJ emaG on: April 01, 2007, 08:05:29 AM
I do not know whether or not to call a particular person a friend or not.  See, this friend let me borrow Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. The Soulless Army, but hot darn this game is so much fun that I'm about to give it "grade killer" status.  Hence, I don't know if this friend is really a fiend for enabling me to kill my grades.  

I'm only a half hour into it, but it's great.  When I'm not playing it, I think about playing it.  Yeah, it's MegaTen lite and not as supercalafragilisticexpialadociously epic as FF12 or Rogue Galaxy, but the game is fun.  I haven't played an RPG in a while (I got about 8 hours into FF12, and though that game is good, it's not all that much fun to play.  It gets pretty boring at times.)  

It's kinda nice to be back in the Megami Tensei fold.  I've been out of that loop for a while.
5610  The Rest / General Discussions / Absolutely disgusting... on: March 30, 2007, 06:57:26 PM
Man, I know on the university buses where I am, there is a sign that says the bus driver has direct contact with the university police and that if there is trouble and a passenger requests it, s/he can call the police from the bus.  

I would think more public transport systems, such as city buses, would have direct contact with the police or at least a quick-press panic button to alert the police if such activity is occurring on a bus.
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