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1951  Media / Multiplayer RPGs / Re: "Confessions of a Hypocritical MMO Player, In Three Acts" Discussion on: June 14, 2010, 01:06:10 PM
I've never really played an MMO, and I'd never heard of that figureprints site, but DANG.  It's sickly tempting to play so I could buy one of those figures!  And I even saw how much they cost!
1952  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Pokemon: The Latest Generation on: June 14, 2010, 12:38:17 AM
I'm interested in trying out either the Shiren Mystery Dungeon or one of the Pokemon Mystery Dungeons.  Does anyone know: are these really different so there's no point in comparing Shiren and Pokemon? If they are similar, which one would be better pick for someone fairly new to dungeon crawlers?  (They both count as dungeon crawlers, right?)

Here's my review of Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team (I gave it a 68%)
http://www.rpgfan.com/reviews/Pokemon_Mystery_Dungeon_Blue/index.html

And my review of Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness/Time (I gave it a 75%)
http://www.rpgfan.com/reviews/pokemonmd-explorers/index.html

They might have some quick info that would help you decide.  Also, you know - it's a chance to pimp my work. ;)
1953  Media / Anime, TV, and Movies / Re: Recently Viewed Movies Episode 2: The Vampire Bites Back on: June 13, 2010, 02:45:17 AM
The other night, Radioland Murders was on.  It started when I should have been going to sleep, but I stayed up and watched it anyway, because there's something irresistible about that movie to me.  It's not the best movie ever, but there's just so much about it that I like.

Been watching the first few episodes of Doctor Who season 5 (the new ones, that is), but I'm staying away from the Doctor Who thread - don't want spoilers. :)

Today, we bought and watched Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog.  Pretty good stuff.  Might have to buy the soundtrack... and maybe Commentary! The Musical for good measure.

We also bought and watched Shutter Island.  We like Leo. :)  Wild stuff.  My wife's a lot less sure about what's true and what isn't at the end than I am, which is totally fine.  I think:

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That yeah, Leo's really had a realization that he killed his wife.  But I think it's deliberately left gray whether he's lost it again after the breakthrough or has chosen to sort of commit suicide by pretending that he's lost it.
1954  Media / Anime, TV, and Movies / Re: Recently Viewed Movies Episode 2: The Vampire Bites Back on: June 11, 2010, 09:34:22 AM
Green Mile
I don't really get sick of this movie.  What's there to say?  Touching and interesting story - and emotional when need be.  ...one thing that ALWAYS strikes me odd, but do you find the wardens of the green mile much too soft?  IMO, especially given the southern setting, especially given the times, and especially given their title; I don't find the movie is too realistic in terms of how generous and respectful they are to the death row inmates.  Nonetheless.  Love love.

I read the book before seeing the movie, and I seem to remember that they explain that by saying that both the guards and the prisoners knew that the prisoners were there to die.  That's pretty stressful, so they didn't give the prisoners crap unless they asked for it, and the prisoners knew it.

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The Prestige
Came back to this one.  I love it.  I don't think I can get sick of the lore/setting of the film.  I love the victorian(?) setting amongst two rivaling magicians.  Of course, the film becomes a bit far-fetched; but I think Nolan re-wrote history in a clever way to make an engaging story.  And..c'mon... Tesla!  Fucken Bowie! xo - hottest old man ever.  C'mon guys, you must agree. ;P

Everybody <3s Bowie. :)  He's a cool guy.
1955  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: RPGFan Community Photo Thread: 2007 Edition on: June 09, 2010, 08:51:44 PM
Either way, that's a mighty cute photo. :)
1956  Media / The Soundroom / So... the site's podcast on: June 08, 2010, 11:07:21 AM
OK, I finally started listening to the site's first podcast episode, and as of now, I have one thing I must say: "scabies in a dorm?"  You are a comic genius, Rob. :D  I were a coffee drinker, you'd owe me a new keyboard right about now.

Has anyone else listened to the show? Thoughts?
1957  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: I just caught wind of this RPGM game: Rainblood on: June 01, 2010, 12:14:57 PM
Oh, I'm sure you say that to all the forums, Fei.
1958  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: I just don't like handhelds... on: May 31, 2010, 12:13:32 PM
My 360 admittedly has been used more for Netflix than anything else. =/

That's like me and my PS3 - I almost only use it for watching movies.  But I've had some great fun when I did actually use it for gaming too.  (Uncharted 2, InFamous, Disgaea 3, etc.)
1959  Media / Anime, TV, and Movies / Re: Recently Viewed Movies Episode 2: The Vampire Bites Back on: May 30, 2010, 09:51:17 PM
Just saw the book of eli, it was pretty cool, felt like fallout 3 - the movie sometimes lol.

That is EXACTLY the impression the trailers gave me.  I plan to watch it as soon as I can find it in a Redbox.
1960  Media / Anime, TV, and Movies / Re: Recently Viewed Movies Episode 2: The Vampire Bites Back on: May 30, 2010, 03:43:58 AM
Saw a documentary tonight called "Best Worst Movie," about the cast of the movie Troll 2 when it became a surprisingly popular cult hit 20 years after it was filmed.  Troll 2 is one of those movies that has been called "worst movie ever," and still has a number of rabid fans.  It's currently playing at the Tower Theater in Salt Lake City, and since Troll 2 was filmed in Utah, some people from the cast still live here, and go to the showings of the documentary.  It was totally worth seeing, although I wish I had seen Troll 2...

http://bestworstmovie.com/ has a listing of where and when it's playing.
1961  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: I just don't like handhelds... on: May 30, 2010, 03:32:05 AM
I realize that I'm hardly the norm, but I almost exclusively game on the go.  DS, PSP, iPod Touch... I play them all.  Although not usually at the same time.  I'll go in stretches where I just have just one, then another.  I've been focusing on iPhone OS games for the site lately, so I haven't been carting my DS or PSP anywhere, but I've got a PSP game coming up, so it'll be going back in the backpack. 

This reminds me, though - I need to get the cable to play it on the TV now that I have a TV that can use it!
1962  Media / Anime, TV, and Movies / Re: Recently Viewed Movies Episode 2: The Vampire Bites Back on: May 28, 2010, 12:16:16 PM
Don't think I remembered to say that I saw Iron Man 2.  It was fun, and that's what I wanted it to be, so I'm happy. :)

Also, last weekend, bought Dogma and Dr. Strangelove.  Had seen the TV version of Dogma before, had never seen Strangelove.

Now I've watched Dr. Strangelove, and I am happy that I've finally found a Kubrick movie I like.  I've seen several others before now, but I've hated them all.

And I've seen the normal Dogma now, and I still like it, but it's crazy stuff.  Don't think I'd like other Kevin Smith movies, but I like this one.
1963  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: 2010 is turning to be another "ouch from the wallet" year on: May 28, 2010, 11:59:37 AM
I already spent a few hundred dollars on eroge games this year so I'm afraid I am spent.

Hah!  Spent...

There are actually just two games I'm currently planning on for day 1 at home: Crackdown 2 and Fallout: New Vegas.  But I'm trying to save up for a PS3 slim that I can take with me when I travel.  That's what breaking my personal bank. :)

(I mostly play iPhone OS games for the site these days, and they're generally pretty cheap.)
1964  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: This is why "game making" schools suck on: May 25, 2010, 04:04:23 PM
From what I hear, it's not even as good as Mario Kart.
1965  Media / General Games / Solomon's Keep on: May 24, 2010, 04:22:50 PM
This isn't quite RPG enough to cover here on the site, but I've been freaking loving an iPhone OS game called Solomon's Keep lately.  Here's a video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oi4wSKVGgVU

It's one of the 80 billion dual-stick shooters on the platform, but it's got a lot of RPG stuff in it.  Has anyone else tried it?
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