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@  TM2-Megatron : (03 March 2021 - 11:59 AM)

I mean, it's not all bad. Disney's releasing Speed remastered on 4K

@  wonko the sane? : (03 March 2021 - 08:48 AM)

And now the fridge has died. So far 2021 has been WONDERFUL.

@  Hg Dragon : (01 March 2021 - 08:49 PM)

I'm upset I can't "Like" a shout...

@  TheMightyMol... : (28 February 2021 - 09:39 AM)

The US election? *rimshot*

@  Paladin : (28 February 2021 - 09:19 AM)

WHICH 2016 clown panic?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (28 February 2021 - 07:22 AM)

Didn't that come right after the 2016 clown panic? No way to make clowns not disturbing at the time, surely.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (28 February 2021 - 04:26 AM)

The clown guise is supposed to lure kids in, it's no good if it looks sus in one glance.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (28 February 2021 - 04:15 AM)

The new one tries too hard to be unsettling from the start. Curry's look is just a plain old clown, until he very much is not.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (28 February 2021 - 04:14 AM)

And Curry has a far more disturbing look at times than the newbie.

@  Sabrblade : (28 February 2021 - 02:22 AM)

And the original was a showcase of Tim Curry's delightfulness as an actor. 'Nuff said.

@  unluckiness : (27 February 2021 - 10:19 PM)

first one was a decent horror flick but the second was a mess plotwise and even the scares were worse

@  tigerhawk : (27 February 2021 - 04:57 PM)

Never understood the hype for the IT movies, too many floppy zombie chases, They're not in the least unsettling.

@  Maruten : (25 February 2021 - 06:00 PM)

It's better than the last one!

@  Steevy Maximus : (25 February 2021 - 11:30 AM)

The new Wizards of the Coast logo looks stupid

@  Steevy Maximus : (25 February 2021 - 11:29 AM)

It's really rather shocking watching the Investor Day presentation and seeing how much Hasbro actually owns now.

@  -LittleAutob... : (25 February 2021 - 10:26 AM)

If everyone had COMMON SENSE, then things would maybe go a little better-

@  repowers : (24 February 2021 - 05:33 PM)

If everyone would just have the exact same opinions as me then we wouldn't have this problem

@  Kalidor : (24 February 2021 - 01:49 PM)

It just depends on what it is. It is preferable to take it to P&R though. But sometimes current news as it's happening is less restrictive.

@  fourteenwings : (24 February 2021 - 12:18 AM)

Huh, good point (x3)

@  ▲ndrusi : (23 February 2021 - 11:46 AM)

Yeah. 1. People treat it like Twitter. 2. There's no "take it to P&R" since there's no P&R for the Shoutbox. 3. There's similarly no way to avoid either subjects or people in the Shoutbox since there's no division and it doesn't respect the ignore function, so people end up engaging when they normally wouldn't.

@  fourteenwings : (23 February 2021 - 10:56 AM)

Is there something about the Shoutbox that just means we get politics taking over the thing at least once a week?

@  wonko the sane? : (23 February 2021 - 08:26 AM)

At least your government is willing to talk about the collapsing medicare system. In quebec, their ignoring it in favour of talking about language again! Oh, and unconstitutionally denying access to eduction.

@  Shockwave 75 : (23 February 2021 - 07:52 AM)

At least here in my home province of Ontario we have a conservative gov't who doesn't want to cuz $$$$, but the argument is that they'll end up paying in medical care anyways for those sick people so why not?

@  Shockwave 75 : (23 February 2021 - 07:51 AM)

We have paid sick leave here in Canada too, but it's not very much and not everyone has it. So we're trying to get the gov't to extend it, and give it to everyone.

@  Nevermore : (23 February 2021 - 02:23 AM)

The only reason people still go to work despite being sick is because they feel emotionally obliged to serve their employer.

@  Nevermore : (23 February 2021 - 02:20 AM)

Some people abuse the system by somehow getting sick with a different plague every five weeks.

@  Nevermore : (23 February 2021 - 02:20 AM)

Those six weeks are out of the employer's pocket by legal mandate. If you're still sick after those six weeks, the health insurance company takes over the payment.

@  Nevermore : (23 February 2021 - 02:19 AM)

That's the good thing in Germany - we have legally mandated paid sick days. Six weeks (!) for a single cause (consecutive or recurring, as long as it's the same cause; reinfections long after the fact don't count), Everytime the employee gets sick with a new cause, another six weeks start.

@  tigerhawk : (22 February 2021 - 04:48 PM)

That's how my family got sick, my brothers a teacher, he has a class for expelled students, they gave full attendance these past few lockdowns out of sheer boredom, they can turn in sick and break isolation and he nor the other staff, who also got sick, couldn't do anything about it.

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 February 2021 - 03:03 PM)

Yeah, pretty sure the only reason people don't stay home when they're sick is that the vast majority of society lives paycheque to paycheque, and they can't afford even one missed day of work.

@  -LittleAutob... : (22 February 2021 - 11:27 AM)

That's unfortunate... I know masks can be annoying, but I think not being able to breath comfortably for a while is better than actually having the virus and not being able to breath at all. bUt Oh, pEoPLe dOn'T bELiVe ThE dAmN vIrUs Is rEaL

@  wonko the sane? : (22 February 2021 - 08:28 AM)

Hahahaha! Oh, you're serious. Yeah, no one is going to do that. Far too many are in positions where they simply cannot afford the time off, and most of the rest are the kind who won't wear the mask in a global pandemic, never mind when they alone have the sniffles.

@  Shockwave 75 : (22 February 2021 - 08:20 AM)

I just hope a take-away from this will be for people to stay home when they're sick, and if they have to go out, wear a mask so as not to spread their illness.

@  TM2-Megatron : (21 February 2021 - 08:25 PM)

I think it's mostly the masking that's kept the flu season down so much, and that's unlikely to be kept up for that long. I'm sure there'll be some people who keep wearing masks for years after this, but I suspect a larger number are anticipating people able to toss them once vaccinations are complete.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 February 2021 - 05:27 PM)

Same in canada. Doctors report it to be basically non-existant. I kinda hope they keep some stuff up after everyone is vaccinated. Like hand sanitizer at store entrances, and actually cleaning the shopping carts.

@  tigerhawk : (21 February 2021 - 05:17 PM)

On the plus side cold and flu cases are down 80% this winter thanks to lockdowns, or at least that's the case in the UK.

@  Hg Dragon : (21 February 2021 - 04:37 PM)

This is quite possibly the most miserable i have ever felt.

@  Hg Dragon : (21 February 2021 - 04:37 PM)

i'll be nice and not bypass the cupcake monkey, but COVID can *bleep* itself in the *bleeping* *bleeper* with a *bleeping* cactus.

@  tigerhawk : (21 February 2021 - 02:39 AM)

He only appeared the once in the US comics and got one follow up in the UK comic. He never suffered badass decay like Omega Supreme and the combiners.

@  Rycochet : (19 February 2021 - 05:15 PM)

Trypticon's debut issues in the marvel comic were the absolute best 'To sell a toy' comics of the book.

@  tigerhawk : (19 February 2021 - 03:04 AM)

Then the audience goes "This was a stealth Transformers film wannit!"

@  tigerhawk : (19 February 2021 - 03:03 AM)

Godzilla vs Trypticon, co written by Christina Hobson and Max Borenstein.

@  Bass X0 : (19 February 2021 - 01:36 AM)

I now want G1 Grimlock to transform into Mecha Godzilla.

@  Steevy Maximus : (17 February 2021 - 04:23 PM)

I preferred Rush when Midway made it.

@  Bass X0 : (17 February 2021 - 03:13 PM)

The best Rush comes from Canada.

@  ▲ndrusi : (17 February 2021 - 02:54 PM)

In *other* wonderful and fantastic news, guess whose Kingdom Cheetor and Paleotrex FINALLY arrived today?

@  Bass X0 : (16 February 2021 - 03:07 PM)

yeah, its a good show. watch as much as you can.

@  tigerhawk : (16 February 2021 - 04:58 AM)

Goodnight Sweethearts turned out to be a gem, I only knew Nicholas Lyndhurst in Only Fools and Horses but never saw this show before.

@  Bass X0 : (15 February 2021 - 04:07 PM)

Then we got Ultra Magnus, Fortress Maximus, Dai Atlas, Megatron, Galvatron, Starscream, Thundercracker, Skywarp and Banzai-Tron in Alternity...

@  Sabrblade : (15 February 2021 - 12:04 PM)

Heh, that new Binaltech comic that Ichikawa wrote for one of the Japanese Generations books even had the other Dinobots make fun of Grimlock for his "Autobot Car" body.


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#421 wonko the sane?

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Posted 28 December 2018 - 09:16 PM

They're actually surprisingly survivable: You get the mine the eggs until the larval core pops out, grab it quick then either jetpack ONTO, or run INTO the abandoned building. And then you wait. Repeat until you've got a full stack (or two. I've found that two stacks tend to be the easy limit.) and two stacks is worth almost a million credits.

 

Edit: yeah. Mine the eggs one at a time. Trust me on this. I've bought starships this way.


Edited by wonko the sane?, 28 December 2018 - 09:17 PM.

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Posted 29 December 2018 - 05:07 PM

Don't know if it still works, but you can also lay down a base computer and build walls around the nest and harvest several in one go while the bulk of the horrors are safely on the other side of the wall.

Trick is to digg up one egg and then jump out of the enclosure to hit the other nests.

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Posted 21 May 2019 - 09:24 AM

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Despite the visuals, the music on these planets is unnerving. Like wind blowing through corroded steel.



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Posted 21 May 2019 - 09:30 AM

Sometimes I miss this game

 

and sometimes I wish you could use the three main builds of the game


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Posted 21 May 2019 - 02:22 PM

Implying the visuals aren't also unnerving.


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Posted 21 May 2019 - 02:46 PM

Implying the visuals aren't also unnerving.

 

It's actually one of the more normal looking Anomaly Worlds.

 

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I mean, there's "Eldrich Horror Birthing" world.



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Posted 21 May 2019 - 03:05 PM

Well, what's a world that experiencing a rip between realities supposed to look like? Because "unnerving" would be a good word to describe structures and beings that should not be.


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Posted 21 May 2019 - 03:14 PM

In the end

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So glad I finally went through and did the story missions of the game. Amazing how they worked their own troubled production into the narrative.



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Posted 22 May 2019 - 12:30 PM

 

Implying the visuals aren't also unnerving.

 

It's actually one of the more normal looking Anomaly Worlds.

 

ddjiyUr.jpg

 

I mean, there's "Eldrich Horror Birthing" world.

 

 

Reminds me of the structures that were proposed for marking the place where we bury nuclear waste, so future generations who can't read English instinctively know to avoid it.


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Posted 15 August 2019 - 10:03 PM

New update dropped for NMS so I decided to fire it up again for the first time in months and quickly ran across my first ghostly world:

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Just greys and reds, no other colors at all.

 

*edit* Haunted, not Ghostly


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Posted 15 August 2019 - 10:05 PM

I saw the note that the next big update dropped. I've not read the notes yet, but I apparently need to.
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Posted 15 August 2019 - 10:40 PM

Rather substantial list of changes.  Biggest things, outside of VR support is enhanced multiplayer with a new 32 player hub, a new tech-tree system for unlocking upgrade technology and new power systems for base building, oh and switching from OpenGL to Vulkan.

 

I think I may have found my new home system.  one Tropical world(with occasional super hot fog, unfortunately) one frozen tundra world and 3 boundary failure worlds.



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Posted 16 August 2019 - 04:47 AM

I'm planning on hopping onto NMS tonight. The update dropped just as I picked up a game from my childhood of Steam, and I've finished that up now so I can look at No Man's Sky proper.



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Posted 16 August 2019 - 07:16 AM

Yup, sounds like my game for the day. Although it's been an update a day at least since beyond dropped.


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Posted 16 August 2019 - 07:52 AM

There are definitely some bugs, especially with the expanded space anomaly. Crashed twice while inside it and got stuck once while trying to dock with it last night.

You will have to go there to unlock the Nutrient Processor which is required for cooking and making the correct bait to take various creatures.

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Posted 17 August 2019 - 05:23 AM

So my first impressions:

 

The Nexus I can take or leave

The UI improvements are amazing

The Ship UI Improvements are amazing



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Posted 17 August 2019 - 12:04 PM

Keep thinking of trying this again after my initial go-round set off all sorts of vertigo.  The new update might be the perfect place to relaunch a character.

 

The game is *so* pretty.

 

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Posted 17 August 2019 - 03:52 PM

did they add ship customization in?


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Posted 17 August 2019 - 04:33 PM

Still no visual customization, but all the cockpits got a nice graphical overhaul.

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Posted 17 August 2019 - 07:11 PM

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I actually regret not setting down roots on this world. Closest thing to my Requiem that I've found. The world is colored a mustard yellow save for the area you are directly around. I named this area "The Faces" due to the rock formations. I contemplated putting a base down...but I was 1 jump away from completing The Purge quest. With Beyond live, it seemed appropriate to begin again...even if I wasn't, really.

 

I chose the Ancestral Galaxy option. I awake to find myself in the Budullangr Galaxy. Perhaps here I will find my Requiem.





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