Jump to content


Toggle shoutbox Squawkbox Open the Shoutbox in a popup

Please don't post Youtube videos in the chat box. The forums software auto embeds them. 

@  Benbot : (11 December 2019 - 09:34 PM)

What's your favorite cheese? I'm not sure, but it's hard to beat muenster.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 December 2019 - 05:10 PM)

Man I wish IDW could do a season 2.5 with a few writers like Michael Charles Hill or Donald F Glut or Paul Davids involved.

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 December 2019 - 04:33 PM)

They were looking for Skids, but the animators forgot he existed again.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 December 2019 - 02:58 PM)

He regrouped with Omega Supreme, the Dinobots, Skyfire and the Protectobots.

@  Benbot : (11 December 2019 - 08:20 AM)

Did he get infected with the rest of the Autobots or did he smartly remain off-planet?

@  TheMightyMol... : (11 December 2019 - 05:38 AM)

He really just went to the beach for a couple of days, then called it in. Who's gonna follow up on it?

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 December 2019 - 05:05 AM)

Anyone really believe Cosmos searched far enough for more ingredient for Corrostop?

@  Nevermore : (11 December 2019 - 03:48 AM)

Oh, we are pretty good at "forgetting" about that. Insisting on sending people home on their overtime, THEN suddenly rushing to do the "backlog" stuff when it's really overdue.

@  wonko the sane? : (10 December 2019 - 05:43 PM)

I've yet to find an organization which didn't have a backlog of "stuff" that needs to be done, but isn't important enough to put on the schedule proper.

@  TM2-Megatron : (10 December 2019 - 05:01 PM)

I'm sure most good/bad (depending on your POV) bosses would be able to find something for the worker to do, in most cases, even if it's spending 8 hours pretending to push a broom around

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (10 December 2019 - 04:39 PM)

Still better than American jobs. x.x;

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 December 2019 - 11:10 AM)

I'm pretty sure you've already mentioned this before. Especially that last one.

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2019 - 11:05 AM)

That can be fun if you're strong-willed enough. "Hey, you want to go home? Overtime reduction, there's nothing to do..." - "Nah, not today. I want to work."

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2019 - 11:04 AM)

This applies to the field of work as well. Meaning, your boss orders you to show up for a full shift, you show up on time and are absolutely willing to work, and then your boss realizes he has no work for you, your boss has to pay you for a full shift even if you don't work at all.

@  Nevermore : (10 December 2019 - 11:03 AM)

Fun fact: German law has a concept named "default in acceptance", which postulates that if there is a "service for payment" contract, the party that should provide the service correctly offers their due service, and the party that should pay fails to accept the service within due time, the second party still has to pay the first party even if there was no service delivered.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 December 2019 - 10:54 PM)

If it's seasonal affective disorder, check with your doc about vitamin D supplements.

@  Maximus Ambus : (08 December 2019 - 12:46 PM)

That's what I was thinking too, It's the christmas rush and if that's not stressful enough the cold weather can also impact mental health.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 December 2019 - 12:41 PM)

Might be a stupid question given the comment, BUT: have you done anything outside the ordinary lately? Might just be a stress reaction.

@  Maximus Ambus : (08 December 2019 - 12:29 PM)

I've experienced sleep paralysis with ghostly images and similar things in the past and can snap out of it through moving my fingers. I've definitely hallucinated before and members of both sides of the family have had similar experience, some suffered forms of mental instability in two cases schizophrenia.

@  wonko the sane? : (08 December 2019 - 10:47 AM)

So... either a hallucination or night terrors. Are you prone to this kind of thing?

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 December 2019 - 11:55 PM)

It kept repeating until I sat up.

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 December 2019 - 11:54 PM)

I've been up since three and when sheepish I was hallucinating something knocking twice against my bedroom door.

@  TheMightyMol... : (07 December 2019 - 06:58 PM)

Then repaint Apeface and Snapdragon as Transmetal Optimus Primal and Megatron. It's crazy enough to work.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (07 December 2019 - 05:32 PM)

Moral imperative.

@  Nevermore : (07 December 2019 - 05:13 PM)

Wishful thinking, rumor or leak?

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 December 2019 - 04:48 PM)

Snapdragon for Earthrise.

@  TM2-Megatron : (04 December 2019 - 10:22 PM)

Still not the weirdest thing a Nic Cage character has done in a film

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2019 - 04:00 PM)

Couldn't be worse than him pissing fire as Ghost Rider.

@  Rycochet : (04 December 2019 - 03:38 PM)

The Tim Burton Superman Movie is the DC movie we deserve. It would have Nic Cage in a technosuit punching polarbears.

@  Paladin : (04 December 2019 - 02:59 PM)

Wonder Woman was great. Shazam was amazing. Aquaman... exists.

@  RichardT1977 : (04 December 2019 - 01:54 PM)

TBF, Aquaman and Shazam! were pretty good.

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2019 - 01:00 PM)

Not a difficult feat.

@  Benbot : (04 December 2019 - 11:50 AM)

You just put more effort into telling a compelling story than all of WB's execs.

@  Cybersnark : (04 December 2019 - 11:41 AM)

Cue the flashback to Jonathan, reassuring a terrified child: "What you are is never as important as who you are." Cue Superman's response to Brainiac: "I already know who I am."*John Williams fanfare plays*

@  Cybersnark : (04 December 2019 - 11:38 AM)

I don't think we even really need to see Krypton. I'd start with Clark growing up in Kansas, thinking he's normal, and follow him through the development of his powers. There've been enough alternate takes on Krypton that it could actually work as a mystery; is this the pre-Crisis utopia, the sterile science world, or the relic of a fallen empire? Brainiac was there, and he tempts Clark with the knowledge of what he really is.

@  Otaku : (04 December 2019 - 11:12 AM)

First, a Krypton film, ending with baby Kal-El being found on Earth.  Then Supe's early career film, establishing his values... and if Jonothan Kent needs to die, it happens because of something like a heart attack while Clark is savnig folks on the other side of the world.  After we know Clark minimizes property damage and never kills, have Zod & Company show up and force him to make tough choices.

@  Otaku : (04 December 2019 - 11:07 AM)

Man of Steel seems like someone came up with a Superman trilogy and then the execs said "We've got to catch up to Marvel, make it one film!".  I don't mean that based on the film's actual pacing, but because various story beats make more sense to me if they weren't all squished together.

@  Cybersnark : (03 December 2019 - 07:44 PM)

I've been wanting to write a Superman movie trilogy for years; "Man of Steel" (featuring a Terminator-like Brainiac) was going to be first, with "Last Son of Krypton" (featuring the Eradicator) as the sequel and "Man of Tomorrow" (in which Luthor makes his face-heel turn) as the conclusion. Thanks to Snyder I have to re-arrange my titles.

@  Nevermore : (03 December 2019 - 06:15 PM)

I still wish "Man of Steel" had instead been an adaptation of both the John Byrne miniseries of the same name and the Jeph Loeb/Tim Sale miniseries "Superman For All Seasons".

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (03 December 2019 - 04:42 PM)

A take I just read: Man of Steel is shot with such a lack of lighting that it is easier to discern what is going on in a porn film.

@  Maximus Ambus : (03 December 2019 - 12:20 PM)

Making Soylant is harder then it looks, it's not like the movies, you have to keep whacking and hacking at the ingredient, it'll scream and fight, maybe bite but eventually it will go down.

@  Paladin : (03 December 2019 - 11:48 AM)

varies from person to person.

@  Benbot : (03 December 2019 - 11:34 AM)

It's an acquired taste

@  CORVUS : (03 December 2019 - 11:17 AM)

Soylent? Its pretty awful.

@  unluckiness : (03 December 2019 - 02:49 AM)

Depends on your denomination of Christianity

@  Patch : (02 December 2019 - 05:52 PM)

@Benbot Do they have a soy-free version? Like maybe just "Lent?"

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 December 2019 - 02:03 PM)

Just occurred to me 'Autobot' Megatron happened in Target 2006.

@  Benbot : (02 December 2019 - 11:48 AM)

have you tried Soylent? It's pretty good! https://soylent.com/

@  Paladin : (02 December 2019 - 10:01 AM)

i prefer free-range human usually. pain in the ass to hunt though...

@  TheMightyMol... : (02 December 2019 - 09:42 AM)

If your human is all bones, you may have purchased a skeleton by accident. Contact your grocer to inquire about exhange policies.


Photo

Red Dead Redemption 2: Coming someday


30 replies to this topic

#1 ChessPieceFace

ChessPieceFace

    I have approximate knowledge of many things

  • Retired Staff
  • 23078 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Los Angeles, CA

Posted 18 October 2016 - 11:26 AM

FINALLY! It's official!

http://www.rockstarg...eadredemption2/

 

Trailer coming Thursday at 11AM, so not much to chew on yet. But I've suffered through so many disappointing E3s waiting for this announcement.

 

I hope Destiny 2 comes out in the spring or summer, I can't imagine how I could divide my time between those two...



#2 Ironbite

Ironbite

    I might be a touch....angry

  • Supporter
  • 28214 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Between the cracks in your wall
  • Faction::RIBFIR

Posted 18 October 2016 - 11:50 AM

Well shit.  Might as well go see how much Red Dead Redemption is so I can psych myself up for GTA: Old West


xC9l3eY.gif


#3 ChessPieceFace

ChessPieceFace

    I have approximate knowledge of many things

  • Retired Staff
  • 23078 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Los Angeles, CA

Posted 18 October 2016 - 11:54 AM

Well shit.  Might as well go see how much Red Dead Redemption is so I can psych myself up for GTA: Old West

 

Did you never play the original?

 

Nothing in the GTA series has ever been as fun as RDR. By far my favorite game of the last generation. I'm about halfway through a replay now, since it was made backwards compatible on the Xbox One a couple months ago.



#4 PiratedTVPro

PiratedTVPro

    Quoth Akitsu, "NEVERMORE!"

  • Retired Staff
  • 14609 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:The Space Coast
  • Faction::Free Agent

Posted 18 October 2016 - 12:16 PM

Did you never play the original?

 

Nothing in the GTA series has ever been as fun as RDR. By far my favorite game of the last generation. I'm about halfway through a replay now, since it was made backwards compatible on the Xbox One a couple months ago.

 

My second favorite game of the last generation, but it has my single favorite video game moment of all time (and if you played you know exactly when it is). This is especially saying something, since normally I COMPLETELY CAN'T STAND OPEN WORLD GAMES. Something about "Red Dead" just feels completely right in nearly every way. Can't wait for the sequel.


Edited by PiratedTVPro, 18 October 2016 - 12:23 PM.

Yep.

#5 Devcon

Devcon

    'Sup?

  • Retired Staff
  • 11869 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Quebec City, PQ, Canada
  • Faction::RIBFIR

Posted 18 October 2016 - 12:46 PM

As much as I liked Red Dead Redemption and am psyched for this... I'm going to be "that guy".

Why is this "Red Dead Redemption 2" and not "Red Dead 3" or "Red Dead [word that starts with 'r']"

(Ducks tomatoes)
From the Page of Cage!

#6 PiratedTVPro

PiratedTVPro

    Quoth Akitsu, "NEVERMORE!"

  • Retired Staff
  • 14609 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:The Space Coast
  • Faction::Free Agent

Posted 18 October 2016 - 01:00 PM

As much as I liked Red Dead Redemption and am psyched for this... I'm going to be "that guy".

Why is this "Red Dead Redemption 2" and not "Red Dead 3" or "Red Dead [word that starts with 'r']"

(Ducks tomatoes)

 

No worries. I had the same question/expectation.


Edited by PiratedTVPro, 18 October 2016 - 01:00 PM.

Yep.

#7 ChessPieceFace

ChessPieceFace

    I have approximate knowledge of many things

  • Retired Staff
  • 23078 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Los Angeles, CA

Posted 18 October 2016 - 01:13 PM

Yeah, I read so many rumors about "Red Dead Revolution," which sounded pretty great.



#8 Ironbite

Ironbite

    I might be a touch....angry

  • Supporter
  • 28214 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Between the cracks in your wall
  • Faction::RIBFIR

Posted 18 October 2016 - 01:19 PM

Oh that's why I never played the original.

 

Ironbite-not on PC.


xC9l3eY.gif


#9 Rust

Rust

    Slightly Off

  • Supporter
  • 46581 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Nebraska
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 18 October 2016 - 03:29 PM

Red Dead Redemption is a masterpiece that flies in the face of conventional Rockstar developing (I still love the fact that you can't engage the Prostitutes at all, given you are a married man...but you can hog tie said Prostitute and strap her to train tracks for a gruesome death) and was just an amazing game.

 

Got it as a wedding gift, actually. I spent a entire night - TWELVE HOURS - playing Poker. Not the game, just POKER.



#10 ChessPieceFace

ChessPieceFace

    I have approximate knowledge of many things

  • Retired Staff
  • 23078 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Los Angeles, CA

Posted 18 October 2016 - 04:38 PM

you can hog tie said Prostitute and strap her to train tracks for a gruesome death

 

I love the fact that it's not just possible, but there's actually an achievement for it, called "Dastardly."

 

But speaking of that, another big improvement (for me) over GTA is that you can play RDR as a Clint Eastwood or a Lee Van Cleef--you're not forced to be a bad guy like in GTA. I chose to be a "good guy" (well, relatively), and tried to maintain my honor as much as possible, so I never killed nobody who didn't need killing.

 

So, the day some lady on the trail stopped me to help her, and it turned out she was lying so so she and her partners could rob me, well, that's the day I collected the achievement.



#11 Rust

Rust

    Slightly Off

  • Supporter
  • 46581 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Nebraska
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 18 October 2016 - 04:42 PM

I always felt bad for the one gal, dying of thirst out in the desert because she felt it would bring her closer to God.



#12 ChessPieceFace

ChessPieceFace

    I have approximate knowledge of many things

  • Retired Staff
  • 23078 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Los Angeles, CA

Posted 18 October 2016 - 04:58 PM

Pretty much every Stranger mission was "terrible thing happens to a crazy person in five steps."



#13 Ironbite

Ironbite

    I might be a touch....angry

  • Supporter
  • 28214 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Between the cracks in your wall
  • Faction::RIBFIR

Posted 18 October 2016 - 05:00 PM

 

you can hog tie said Prostitute and strap her to train tracks for a gruesome death

 

I love the fact that it's not just possible, but there's actually an achievement for it, called "Dastardly."

 

But speaking of that, another big improvement (for me) over GTA is that you can play RDR as a Clint Eastwood or a Lee Van Cleef--you're not forced to be a bad guy like in GTA. I chose to be a "good guy" (well, relatively), and tried to maintain my honor as much as possible, so I never killed nobody who didn't need killing.

 

So, the day some lady on the trail stopped me to help her, and it turned out she was lying so so she and her partners could rob me, well, that's the day I collected the achievement.

 

 

Nobody's really a "bad guy" in GTA anyways.  Just various levels of craziness.

 

Ironbite-except for Trevor.


xC9l3eY.gif


#14 Rust

Rust

    Slightly Off

  • Supporter
  • 46581 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Nebraska
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 18 October 2016 - 05:27 PM

The only one with moral fiber would be CJ from San Andreas. Everyone else has been an example of the worst scum of the Human Condition. It's to Rockstar's credit that they can make these people sympathetic.

 

Especially Trevor.

 

"SCOOTER BROTHERS!"



#15 Ironbite

Ironbite

    I might be a touch....angry

  • Supporter
  • 28214 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Between the cracks in your wall
  • Faction::RIBFIR

Posted 18 October 2016 - 05:34 PM

Franklin?  Scum of the earth?  Really?


xC9l3eY.gif


#16 Rust

Rust

    Slightly Off

  • Supporter
  • 46581 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Nebraska
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 18 October 2016 - 05:37 PM

Considering he's only out to make money by any means necessary....



#17 Ironbite

Ironbite

    I might be a touch....angry

  • Supporter
  • 28214 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Between the cracks in your wall
  • Faction::RIBFIR

Posted 18 October 2016 - 05:47 PM

Yeah but he really doesn't look like he's that into killing for it.

 

Ironbite-just wants to earn enough to be comfortable.


xC9l3eY.gif


#18 Fishbug

Fishbug

    Coming out of my can and I've been doing just fine

  • Citizen
  • 11937 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Galveston, TX
  • Faction::Predacon

Posted 18 October 2016 - 10:06 PM

The three protags really helped spread out the gameplay. Franklin, like Niko and CJ before him, just didn't seem the "hire a prostitute, kill her, and get the money back" kind of person. Obviously if you wronged them you'd be in trouble, but they didn't actively go out looking to start anything.

 

I just wonder how GTA Online's price inflation rate will find purchase in this game.

 

$40,000 in the early 1900s for a really fast horse?


25aputg.jpg
#WHERESINJECTOR

#19 spikeriley

spikeriley

    Time To Go Turbo!

  • Citizen
  • 3618 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Faction::Free Agent

Posted 18 October 2016 - 11:42 PM

Well, looks like red ain't dead.



#20 Teufel

Teufel

    Who wants to rock forever?

  • Supporter
  • 6352 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:America
  • Faction::Decepticon

Posted 19 October 2016 - 11:08 PM

Even though I love Rockstar games for the most part and love westerns, I could never get into Red Dead Redemption when I tried to play it. Then I spent the last few years thinking "I'll give it another shot when it comes out on PC" which I don't think ever happened? Maybe I'll track down where I put my 360 copy one of these days. At any rate, more Rockstar, more western. Hard not to be excited about that.





Reply to this topic



  


0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users