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@  Rycochet : (13 December 2019 - 11:56 AM)

Unlike many of his peers, Morton diesn't seem to have gone out of his way to try and take every drug going so he's aged remarkably well.

@  Donocropolis : (13 December 2019 - 11:39 AM)

Doesn't seem to have been a market for it, which is too bad, because it perfectly does what it sets out to do.

@  Donocropolis : (13 December 2019 - 11:38 AM)

Just opened it and suddenly I'm 9 years old again.

@  Donocropolis : (13 December 2019 - 11:38 AM)

Bought myself Fansproject Glacialord for my birthday during their Black Friday sale.

@  Nevermore : (12 December 2019 - 07:45 PM)

Morten Harket of A-ha might have aged 35 years on the outside, but his voice is still pretty much the same as it was in 1984. That's some great training and exercise for you.

@  wonko the sane? : (12 December 2019 - 06:59 PM)

Depends entirely on how badly you cooked them. What?

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 December 2019 - 05:33 PM)

Can it raise the dead?

@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 05:33 PM)

Cheddar can do just about anything.

@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 05:32 PM)

Cream cheese has to be on a bagel or crackers.

@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 05:31 PM)

(for example: I like Swiss cheese on sandwiches, but find it merely tolerable by itself)

@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 05:30 PM)

I mean are you eating it by itself? With crackers? On a sandwich?

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 December 2019 - 04:48 PM)

I would ask, but I'd rather not know.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (12 December 2019 - 03:38 PM)

With my mouth, usually.

@  RichardT1977 : (12 December 2019 - 08:48 AM)

Depends on how you're eating it.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (12 December 2019 - 01:40 AM)

Havarti, without a doubt.

@  Greebtron : (12 December 2019 - 01:28 AM)

Not Don, thanks. I'd like a writer who actually cares enough to do the job properly

@  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*


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#1 Solarstorm

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 12:03 PM

I had the original DS when it launched. No good games and the screen shattered in a month.

With the new guitar hero game, I caved and purchased a used red DS Lite from Gamestop. Picked up New Super Mario Bros, FFXII Revenant Wings, Trauma Center: Under the Knife, and Guitar Hero: On Tour.

Any good recommendations for games? I haven't been following the DS releases for the past few years.

RPGs and Side Scrollers especially.

And has anyone played the Inuyasha RPG? I considered it, but figured licensed games usually blow.

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 12:10 PM

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 12:51 PM

The Castlevania games are all good, as are the Ace Attorney games if you like interactive fiction, and I've been really enjoying Space Invaders Extreme lately.

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 12:55 PM

Custom Robo Arena is pretty nifty.

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 01:00 PM

Final Fantasy Tactics.

Seriously, either the first one or the second one.

They're godly addictive crack.

Fire Emblem is fun as well, but I'm having twice as much fun with FFTA right now.

Also, the Megaman battle network games for GBA are really awesome.
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Posted 04 July 2008 - 01:01 PM

The Advance Wars games are very good too.
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Posted 04 July 2008 - 01:14 PM

I suggest the Castlevania's as well.

MegaMan ZX is decent, though it's hard to get from one area to another thanks to poor level planning.

MegaMan ZX: Advent however is AMAZING. I highly suggest you check it out.

If you can stand point and click style RPGs I really recomend Trace Memory. It should be fairly cheap now a days.

As for the Inu Yasha RPG.

Question 1: Are you a fan of the series?

Question 2: Are you a fan of the story in RPGs?

If you've answered no to either, dont' bother. I myself am enjoying it for it's story, and I like the series. But the battle system is nothing to write home about. It's sturdy enough to be tolleratible, but if you're looking for something like a Final Fantasy battle system. Look elsewhere. I'd suggest looking it up on YouTube to get some visuals on the battles and judge from there if you want to try it.

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 01:22 PM

Seconding custom robo, that game is AWESOME.

Since you got Trauma Center I might as well suggest you get the sequel as well, it came out on wednesday and kicks ass.

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 01:34 PM

If you're up for Custom Robo, I'd be happy to trade it for a Voyager Animated Grimlock if you happen to have some in your area. icon-fire.gif I'm done with the game, still got all the paperwork and the case and whatnot.

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 02:05 PM

Hehe custom robo was good because it didn't have all that slaggy constant text that sucked in the console version. Seriously. beedly beedly beep beedly beedly beep beedly beedly beep beedly beedly beep battle beedly beedly beep beedly beedly beep beedly beedly beep MORE STORY! MAKE IT END!

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 02:23 PM

I'm gonna get raped for saying this, but I really didn't like Custom Robo DS. I thought the overworld graphics were bad, the combat frustrating, and the story made Bayblade seem epic.

All the Megaman Battle Network games are good, but I tend to enjoy the odd numbered ones best, especially BN5 for the DS.

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 03:52 PM

I concur with everyone singing the praises of Advance Wars anything. I also really like Children of Mana, as well as Heroes of Mana.

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 08:52 PM

i'll tap in and recommend HArvest Moon DS and Rune FActory.

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 11:50 PM

I'm shocked that Contra 4 has not been mentioned yet. SHOCKED! Contra 4 is everything amazing about Contra-it's hard as hell, lovingly tongue-in-cheek and balls to the wall a blast to play. Oh, and it's hard. Very hard.

Other recommendations-the Transformers DS games (Autobot and Decepticon versions) any of the Final Fantasy remakes (GBA version included), Sigma Star Saga (GBA RPG/shooter) and Drill Dozer for the GBA. Also, you can't go wrong with Pokemon Diamond and Pearl.

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 11:56 PM

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Unless you don't happen to LIKE Pokemon. Seriously I played Red and then never touched the franchise (gamewise) again.

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Posted 04 July 2008 - 11:57 PM

Elite Beat Agents is a really good game, and you can get it cheap at Walmart. Geometry Wars is also pretty fun.

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Posted 05 July 2008 - 12:05 AM

Get Final Fantasy 3 NOW! It is the best DS game I have played to date.

Also, if you like Mario Kart, then Mario Kart DS is a lot of fun.

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Posted 05 July 2008 - 03:51 AM

The World Ends With You.

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Posted 05 July 2008 - 07:26 AM

All-time list of my recommended games for your DS (GBA cartridges included):

Puzzles:
Tetris DS
Puzzle Quest DS
Super Puzzle Fighter Turbo II (GBA)

Multiplayer:
Tetris DS
Mario Kart DS
Metroid Prime: Hunters
Bomberman DS
Mario Party (better fullhouse with no bots)
Animal Crossing

RPG:
FF I/II DoS, FFIV, FFV, and FFVI ADVANCE
FFIV DS
Rune Factory: a Fantasy Harvest Moon
Animal Crossing
Summon Night: Swordcraft Story 1&2
POKEMON RSE/FRLG/DPL (L as in pLatinum, which is coming soon)
Riviera (which also happens to have DATING GAME elements.)
Mother 3 (JPN only)
Legend of Zelda (series)

RPG/Tactics:
Super Robot Taisen OG, OG2, W (Warning, W is only in JPN)
Tactics Ogre: the Knight of Lodis
Front Mission DS
Fire Emblem (series)

RPG/Roguelikes/Wizardry-clones:
Etrian Odyssey 1&2
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon- Explorers of Time & Darkness
Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer (NETHACK-LEVEL DIFFICULTY WARNING)
(HOMEBREW) Nethack DS compile

Action/Platformer/Metroidvania:
Drill Dozer
Metroid Fusion, Zero Mission
Castlevania CotM, HoD, AoS, DoS, PoR, and the upcoming one that's being released sometime in the near future
Megaman Zero (series) and ZX (series)
Boktai, Lunar Knights (series)
Gunstar Super Heroes
N2: the commercial sequel to a freeware flash game made of awesome gymnastic ninja feats
Wario (series)

Action/Drilling:
Drill Dozer
Mr Driller Drill Spirits

Awesome/difficult to tag/Brain Games:
Ouendan/Elite Beat Agents (both are great)
Phoenix Wright (Ace Attorney series)
Warioware (series)
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Posted 05 July 2008 - 11:39 AM

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Also, you can't go wrong with Pokemon Diamond and Pearl.


Unless you don't happen to LIKE Pokemon. Seriously I played Red and then never touched the franchise (gamewise) again.



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