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@  MEDdMI : (24 May 2019 - 07:40 AM)

They fight you with sparkles.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 May 2019 - 03:40 AM)

Phyrexians are the bishie-est.

@  unluckiness : (24 May 2019 - 12:29 AM)

That's why they always wear long sleeved shirts and long pants

@  fourteenwings : (23 May 2019 - 11:36 PM)

Everybody knows the most bishie thing about any bishie is his exposed sinew.

@  MEDdMI : (23 May 2019 - 10:04 PM)

*looks up the humanoid slivers* ...really? People were calling those bishies?

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 May 2019 - 12:45 PM)

Have they made a sliver planeswalker yet?

@  RichardT1977 : (23 May 2019 - 10:29 AM)

"DECOMPOSE!"

@  Paladin : (23 May 2019 - 06:29 AM)

will they next evolve into Inhumanoids?

@  Ashley : (23 May 2019 - 02:42 AM)

the original slivers were spikey monsters. then the evolved into humanoids. now they're back to spikey bug monsters.

@  MEDdMI : (22 May 2019 - 10:42 PM)

Wait. Slivers were bishies???

@  unluckiness : (22 May 2019 - 10:40 PM)

They haven't necessarily looped yet. It's possible they're stuck in "yaoi anatomy"

@  Ashley : (22 May 2019 - 10:35 PM)

I think Slivers in MTG have crossed the bishonen line and looped back around to monstrous

@  wonko the sane? : (22 May 2019 - 09:48 PM)

Maxi, provigo, loblaws.

@  RichardT1977 : (22 May 2019 - 09:42 PM)

Which store brand is it?

@  wonko the sane? : (22 May 2019 - 05:52 PM)

I need to buy more "no name" foods. This pizza is freaking awesome.

@  Bass X0 : (20 May 2019 - 11:16 AM)

SEND THE BOOKS!!

@  Cybersnark : (20 May 2019 - 08:52 AM)

So, now that Game of Thrones is over, when can we get back to The Dragon Prince?

@  unluckiness : (20 May 2019 - 12:19 AM)

Like, half of them nowadays are montages of tweet screencaps from the writer's inbox

@  unluckiness : (20 May 2019 - 12:18 AM)

lol you expected integrity from internet news

@  fourteenwings : (19 May 2019 - 11:33 PM)

I'm mostly confused how news sites went from "Analysing all the amazingness of Game of Thrones" to "Fans sure don't like this season!", like... way to prioritize clicks over a solid editorial opinion

@  fourteenwings : (19 May 2019 - 11:30 PM)

[and there's a recurring setting of a "derelict industrial site"] is this like the Toei Quarry?

@  MEDdMI : (19 May 2019 - 11:17 PM)

@Foffy and then that giant lasagna just tipped over and killed everyone, to be later known as the infamous Bad Monday event.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (19 May 2019 - 10:59 PM)

Ahahaha!!! Go read the reactions for yourself. To say anything more here risks spoiling the finale for subscribing Allsparkers, the quality of this season notwithstanding.

@  Foffy : (19 May 2019 - 10:59 PM)

pretty wild how heathcliff was in the game of thrones finale, i was not expecting that crossover

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2019 - 10:48 PM)

were they still super pissed?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (19 May 2019 - 10:48 PM)

Well, as someone who is not into Game of Thrones, it sure was entertaining to open up social media this evening to unexpectedly see headlines about fan reactions to the finale. Lmao.

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 06:12 PM)

But it's also a SUPER-well known location in my region, so these extensive exterior shots without any post production alterations completely ruin the illusion for me.

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 06:11 PM)

I mean, I get why they did it: It's an existing location that fits the purpose, it's open for the public, and they had to shoot some scenes in my home state anyway to due a subsidizing deal.

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 06:09 PM)

Needless to say, it's not in Berlin, and even what's seen onscreen is waaaaay too modern for something that's supposed to exist in 1929 (even moreso as a derelict site in 1929). The structures seen haven't even been built until the 1960s!

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 06:07 PM)

I'm currently in the process of watching season 2 of Babylon Berlin, and there's a recurring setting of a "derelict industrial site" or whatever it's supposed to be on the show, and I easily recognize it as a place only a few minutes from where I live (it's actually a former ironworks site that's been turned into a public park).

@  Xellos : (19 May 2019 - 05:52 PM)

Ever since I went to Japan last year, I have friend who dread watching anime with me due to that...

@  Xellos : (19 May 2019 - 05:51 PM)

Not hugely, but I am the type to notice places once I have been there and say "Hey, I've been there!"

@  wonko the sane? : (19 May 2019 - 05:50 PM)

Half of new york city (on tape.) is actually montreal.

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2019 - 05:50 PM)

I watched Death Wish 5 last night and clearly recognized Toronto streets; didn't pull me out of Bronson's 1-man war on drugs or fashion or whatever it was that pissed him off that time

@  TM2-Megatron : (19 May 2019 - 05:49 PM)

it's nice to finally be thought of as exotic by somebody! lol

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 05:48 PM)

In an "I cannot possibly make my brain ignore the location I'm familiar with and pretend it's whatever the story claims it is" way?

@  Nevermore : (19 May 2019 - 05:42 PM)

Question for those of you living in exotic locations such as the US or the UK: If you watch a movie or a TV show that features a real-life location as a stand-in for someplace else, and you recognize the real-life location due to having been there in person, does that pull you out of the story?

@  Xellos : (19 May 2019 - 05:15 PM)

Maybe you should have installed macOS in your house instead.

@  Noideaforaname : (19 May 2019 - 04:40 PM)

Nothing like coming home after a long day to find a bird in the house. And then once you sit down for a well-earned rest after leading the bird back outside, you find it had a friend. A friend who *really* doesn't understand how windows work...

@  PlutoniumBoss : (19 May 2019 - 01:26 PM)

Bingo. The big polls don't tell people what's actually happening because that doesn't sell.

@  fourteenwings : (19 May 2019 - 10:59 AM)

IIRC there are good polls but data is easily manipulated so they give people what they want to hear

@  wonko the sane? : (19 May 2019 - 10:58 AM)

The only way to get people interested in politics is to make into reality TV. So they lie to do it.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (19 May 2019 - 01:38 AM)

Yeah, polling these days is garbage.

@  Sean Whitmore : (18 May 2019 - 11:53 PM)

Well, he was an honest man. He wasn’t gonna lie to a 5-year-old.

@  Paladin : (18 May 2019 - 08:34 PM)

Grandfather once said to me, "I'm going upstairs and hug your grandma."

@  Sabrblade : (18 May 2019 - 07:08 PM)

Mama always said that you can tell a lot 'bout a person from 'is shoes...

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 May 2019 - 03:54 PM)

Life is like a box of chocolates. Stay out of the sun or melt into a pile of gross slop.

@  wonko the sane? : (18 May 2019 - 10:26 AM)

Greasy, disappointing and still managing to be over priced?

@  Lancer : (18 May 2019 - 10:22 AM)

... Yes, it is!

@  Noideaforaname : (18 May 2019 - 09:48 AM)

Life's a fillet of fish!


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#21 Fishbug

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Posted 02 June 2015 - 06:30 PM

Hopefully being set in a more developed area may help with the exploration. Wading through the shattered remnants of civilization is so much better than
desert, desert, desert, cave, desert.


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Posted 02 June 2015 - 06:58 PM

Hopefully being set in a more developed area may help with the exploration. Wading through the shattered remnants of civilization is so much better than
desert, desert, desert, cave, desert.

 

NV isn't quite that bad, but yeah there wasn't a whole lot of interesting places to go, but I'd also prefer less 'follow this path or die.'


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Posted 02 June 2015 - 07:40 PM

I still maintain the reason the Capital Wasteland was the way it was is because it got hit by so many bombs it wasn't until recently that the radiation levels decreased enough to allow safe habitation.

 

It'd also explain the massive amount of Feral Ghouls in the area.


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Posted 02 June 2015 - 07:55 PM

Well that would depend on how you'd define 'recently' as we know that its been habitable for decades, in Megaton the old lady can tell you about its founding, which was when she was a little girl. so that would be at least 50+ years that Megaton existed, meaning the Capitol wastleland had to be habitable for that long; there is also the Republic of Dave, which have gone threw three of four iterations, not an exact time line, but still it sounds like things more or less pass from father to son, which would mean several generations would have to have passed, so it'd have been potentially as long as Megaton. We know Rivet City is also 30-40 years old from Pinkerton's accounts, and the fact that only he really knows how the place began implying all the other original founders are no longer around and enough time for its founding to pass from the memories of its citizens. Also add to that its almost 20 years between project purity being abandoned and the start of the game (player character is 18 or so), meaning that the Capitol wasteland had to have been habitable for long enough for that to be set up so that's about a minimum of 25-30 years. And I still haven't even gotten into the BoS which we've known has been operating for at least a little longer then that. 


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Posted 02 June 2015 - 07:57 PM

I mostly assumed the feral ghouls were there as a by product of the super mutants. When you try to make a super mutant, starting from a radiation damaged human: you get a ghoul. As the ghouls are exposed to more radiation (which super mutants are largely immune to.) they become more feral, even if their physical bodies regenerate.



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Posted 02 June 2015 - 08:09 PM

Given the largest concentrations are in the Metro tunnels, it stands to reason the Feral Ghouls are the remnants of the population of the DC area, fleeing to the relative safety of the underground.


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Posted 02 June 2015 - 08:19 PM

My only disappointment was that the Museum of Technology didn't have the Enterprise in it.

 

I know, I know, divergent time line and all that, but still.


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Posted 02 June 2015 - 08:43 PM

I hope they have an engine that's a lot less buggy. Also, a truly playable 3rd person mode so I can finally play a melee character. I can never get into playing melee in a first person game.

Skyrim managed to improve the third person mode but even that is a bit too floaty IMO.

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Posted 03 June 2015 - 04:48 AM



My only disappointment was that the Museum of Technology didn't have the Enterprise in it.

 

I know, I know, divergent time line and all that, but still.

 

Fallout 2 has you covered.

 

One of the more useful Random Encounters you can get, a potent energy weapon plus some Super Stimpack strength Hyposprays that don't have the drawbacks.

 

EDIT: Huh. Turns out the Phaser was cut content from the initial game. The Restoration Project mod must have brought it back in last time I played.


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Your fever dream, can't you see it getting closer / Just surrender 'cause you feel the feeling taking over
It's fire, it's freedom, it's flooding open / It's a preacher in the pulpit and you'll find devotion
There's something breaking at the brick of every wall, it's holding All that you know
So tell me do you wanna go?

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Posted 03 June 2015 - 07:19 AM

It did. The restoration mod more than doubles the content in fallout 2. They originally cut ALOT, not just to make development easier, but also to keep the timeline and back story more self consistent. Stuff in fallout 2 which was cut, originally referenced stuff in fallout 1... which was cut. Like the mutant raccoon colony.



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Posted 03 June 2015 - 07:53 AM

Like the mutant raccoon colony.

 

There is part of me that would like to see that make a comeback... but then everyone will think they're ripping off GOTG if they did that now...


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Posted 03 June 2015 - 09:14 AM

Tech-wise that wasn't very impressive, but I liked the look of that city.




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Posted 03 June 2015 - 09:18 AM

Yeah, while the graphics obviously haven't improved much there's a lot more colour and life in the world, so that's a step up.


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Posted 03 June 2015 - 09:20 AM

That looks pretty awesome! Too bad it probably won't come out until next fall.


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Posted 03 June 2015 - 09:25 AM

I think the game looks pretty good, and the graphics will probably improve further until release. :)

 

Also, we got confirmed platforms: PC, PS4 and XONE.

 

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Posted 03 June 2015 - 09:38 AM

Did they have working television sets in Fallout 3? Is that a new thing?




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Posted 03 June 2015 - 09:40 AM

So, we're getting an actual city this time.

 

Also, the Wasteland remains spectacularly beautiful in its own unique way... More so now that we're getting less muted colors.


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Posted 03 June 2015 - 09:52 AM

I think the game looks pretty good, and the graphics will probably improve further until release. :)

 

Well unfortunately it's more often the reverse. The first reveal of a modern game is running off a high end PC, then it gets downgraded to fit on the less-powerful current-gen gaming consoles. So it'll probably look worse.


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Posted 03 June 2015 - 09:53 AM

Nice to see more than brown.  Can't wait.


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