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31  Media / Brush and Quill / Re: Book Thread Continued on: September 22, 2015, 06:39:27 PM
I was maybe remembering it wrong - I looked it up and I see that it mostly takes place at the same time as book 9.  846 pages long, and the entire plot is summarized on the WoT wiki in 190 words.  Except for the thing you mentioned in the last five pages, all of the items in the summary include the word "continues" - it's just crap that started in some other book and ends in some other book.

Edit: fortunately, as you said, it looks like you've survived the series' low point. Congrats!
32  Media / Brush and Quill / Re: Book Thread Continued on: September 21, 2015, 06:22:06 PM
Is 10 the one that actually ends just before it begins, chronologically?
33  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Undertale: Nobody needs to get hurt. on: September 21, 2015, 06:20:20 PM
One of our new reviewers is planning to review it - glad to hear it's getting a positive reception from you folks.
34  Media / Multiplayer RPGs / Re: Anyone playing Star War: Uprising? on: September 14, 2015, 01:31:25 PM
Yeah.  I'm not super far in... and I'm starting to get tired of it sending me messages.
35  Media / Multiplayer RPGs / Anyone playing Star War: Uprising? on: September 12, 2015, 03:21:00 PM
I've been playing some Star Wars: Uprising this morning, thought it was fun enough so far that I'll keep playing.  I started a cartel named RPGFan, and if anyone wants to join, they're welcome. :)
36  Site Related & More / RPGFan: Site / Re: The same review on multiple platforms (aka Josh being insufferable again) on: September 10, 2015, 04:45:13 PM
Along these same lines, we were discussing games we never reviewed recently, and a number of them were games that we did review on one platform, but not on another, because the ports/platforms were sufficiently different that it wouldn't have been right to link to the same review in multiple places.  A typical example would be X-Men Legends II on Xbox, PSP and GameCube.  Even if they were released at the same time, the capabilities of those platforms were so different we couldn't say that the review of one would tell you what to expect from the others.

Hardware disparity doesn't seem to be as big an issue these days as it used to be, so we don't have to worry about that as much.  But we'll still break things up if we feel like that's more appropriate.  Like if Broken Age had been on iOS, Vita, and PC, and the touchscreen controls were totally broken.  We'd give that a different review with a different score.

That's my two bits, speaking as someone who's written separate reviews for the same game on different platforms and also posted one review for multiple platforms. :)
37  Media / Game Journals / Re: Retro Encounter Podcast Thread on: September 10, 2015, 02:37:40 AM
Terranigma, I believe they said. :)
38  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: RPGFan Podcast (Random Encounter) Thread on: September 09, 2015, 06:25:03 PM
Somebody's getting new ringtones. :)
39  Media / Brush and Quill / Re: Book Thread Continued on: September 08, 2015, 05:58:40 PM
Yeah, 10 mostly sets things up for 11, but it really picks up after that.
40  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Random and Amazing Pictures, Please! on: September 07, 2015, 11:35:37 AM
There are miniature horses, too - blind folks can get one instead of a seeing eye dog.

41  Media / Brush and Quill / Re: Book Thread Continued on: September 01, 2015, 12:13:57 AM
If you got that far and it didn't grab you, it probably wouldn't if you kept going, either.

I liked the characters, and the world, and the whole overarching plot.  I feel like there is real threat - even the main characters don't really escape unscathed, although you can probably tell some of the folks who will definitely live to the end from book 1.  One of the criticisms I've made against the series (even as a fan) is that many of the characters really don't seem to grow much for a long time.  But they do grow in the end.

I've been keeping busy on the reading front as well - I went through the first three Dresden Files books in pretty short order, and I quite enjoyed them.

I'm now reading a book called The Lives of Tao, about an average guy who finds that an alien intelligence has taken up residence in his head and needs him to help save the world.  I'm not far into it, but I like the premise.
42  The Rest / The Helper Monkey / Re: Matacritic or Game Ranking on: August 31, 2015, 09:07:36 PM
Haha - I have no opinion on which does better, but I can say that I never go to Game Ranking.  Don't have a particular reason other than I became acquainted with Metacritic first.
43  Media / Multiplayer RPGs / Re: Diablo 3? on: August 29, 2015, 02:40:42 PM
Rock on.  I have to say that I was SHOCKED to see the 2.3 patch hit consoles at all, let alone the same day as PC.  Pleased, but shocked. :)  I'm very happy to have the cube available.  I'm less thrilled about having to complete 25 bounties in order to collect the materials to use it a max of six times (if you make sure to complete the bounties for each act while it's the bonus act), but I imagine I won't care that much once I've got the stuff that's been sitting in my stash just because of a cool power into the cube.

Actually, I'm less than 100 bounties away from getting that final trophy for Platinum.  I probably won't feel as pressured to play after that, which will be nice.
44  Media / Brush and Quill / Re: Fine art (f-art) made by other people on: August 28, 2015, 12:54:30 PM
If they're just random people, I'd see these as things we'd put in the random amazing pictures thread.  But if they're forum-goers, then a separate thread feels totally appropriate.  I know some of you folks do some pretty cool stuff. :)
45  The Rest / General Discussions / Re: Random and Amazing Pictures, Please! on: August 25, 2015, 10:42:10 PM
Can be sacrificed for 30 pieces of silver.
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