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@  Darth Gonzo : (24 February 2020 - 04:47 AM)

I think Broadside should be the next Titan Class figure.

@  wonko the sane? : (23 February 2020 - 09:38 PM)

I tan nicely! But also have a family history of cancer... so... yeah, pasty for me it is.

@  Otaku : (23 February 2020 - 04:22 PM)

I really do begin to get sunburned after about 5 minutes of direct exposure, nowadays.  Side effect of already being pasty then going on a particular medication.  Yay?

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 February 2020 - 01:36 PM)

It makes me burn. Accursed daystar.

@  Maximus Ambus : (23 February 2020 - 01:33 PM)

Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy....

@  Vexwing : (22 February 2020 - 03:26 AM)

I watched L.I.L.Y.Cat on there a while back, it was surprisingly good.

@  Steevy Maximus : (21 February 2020 - 08:47 PM)

@Dekafox, no DTP, but they DO have LILY Cat ;)

@  CORVUS : (21 February 2020 - 08:46 PM)

For me, it's "chocolate therapy".

@  wonko the sane? : (21 February 2020 - 08:32 PM)

Tonight dough owns my soul.

@  CORVUS : (21 February 2020 - 07:28 PM)

Stupid, delicious Ben & Jerry's.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (21 February 2020 - 06:42 PM)

Ahh. I remember watching Bubblegum Crisis 2020 or whatever.

@  Dekafox : (21 February 2020 - 06:25 PM)

Next you'll say they have Dominion Tank Police and L.I.L.Y.Cat

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 February 2020 - 06:06 PM)

Bubblegum Crisis, going by several shouts down.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (21 February 2020 - 05:38 PM)

BGC?

@  Bass X0 : (21 February 2020 - 02:33 PM)

Enjoy the fudgy icing of this Hostess Cup Cake!

@  Telly : (21 February 2020 - 02:31 PM)

harlock is on tubi as well. not dubbed though :(

@  Rhinox42 : (21 February 2020 - 01:19 PM)

Blugh, the english dub of BGC is atrocious.

@  wonko the sane? : (21 February 2020 - 07:02 AM)

I might need to update my software, or they face regional limitations, cause I found no evidence of either.

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 February 2020 - 10:31 PM)

DUDE! Starcom and COPS are on Tubi too!

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 February 2020 - 09:29 PM)

Spiffy! The english dub of Bubblegum Crisis on Tubi. It's gotten so hard to find these oldies on modern streaming services.

@  Nevermore : (20 February 2020 - 08:44 PM)

And now I know and now I know and now I know that you can hear me, know that you can hear me, know that you can hear me.

@  Nevermore : (20 February 2020 - 08:31 PM)

Oh, oh, people can you hear me? People can you hear me? People can you hear me?

@  Echowarrior : (20 February 2020 - 06:39 PM)

Let me go-o-o-o!

@  Telly : (20 February 2020 - 05:41 PM)

Galileo Galileo!

@  PlutoniumBoss : (20 February 2020 - 05:36 PM)

Very very fright-ning me!

@  Sabrblade : (20 February 2020 - 04:02 PM)

*thunder and lightning*

@  ▲ndrusi : (20 February 2020 - 03:46 PM)

Ah, ah, ah!

@  PlutoniumBoss : (20 February 2020 - 03:33 PM)

Already did. It didn't take long.

@  Dekafox : (19 February 2020 - 06:14 PM)

Count Zero?

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 February 2020 - 03:53 PM)

Oh boy, here we go.

@  ▲ndrusi : (19 February 2020 - 02:34 PM)

Or do Japan's cultural values vary depending on exactly who you're trying to shut down?

@  ▲ndrusi : (19 February 2020 - 02:33 PM)

Could it be that, perhaps, these different cultural values might lead to a different approach seeming appropriate?

@  ▲ndrusi : (19 February 2020 - 02:32 PM)

Hm. Back when we were arguing about the Legends comic, I seem to recall being repeatedly told that Japan had different cultural values than the US (and therefore anyone who had a problem with anything at all was wrong to voice that opinion ever).

@  fourteenwings : (19 February 2020 - 07:23 AM)

Plus, as much as I hate to admit it, every single anime character is built to suit the audience's tastes so they buy more merch/do other things that allow $$$ to flow in the production committees direction, so the authenticity is certainly not for representation's sake.

@  fourteenwings : (19 February 2020 - 07:18 AM)

Both those anime air at midnight and are aimed at a very specific audience in a whole other media landscape. Major projects have press releases about almost everything, and there are groups just waiting to pat anybody on the back for doing what they want (GLAAD, HRC, etc)

@  B-Fox : (19 February 2020 - 03:16 AM)

It's funny that a friggin' anime about zombie idols and an anime about a school of anthropomorphic animals can have really positive trans characters WITHOUT a press release about their inclusion in the series prior to the episodes airing or having the creators announcing it on social media and patting themselves on the back for doing a thing.

@  TriBlurr : (18 February 2020 - 10:26 PM)

Vegan meat needs bacon

@  Paladin : (18 February 2020 - 08:43 PM)

vegan meat must taste delicious. they're grass-fed and regularly exercised....

@  wonko the sane? : (18 February 2020 - 06:57 PM)

Vegans are better than kids if you don't talk to them. They'll keep the lawn trimmed anyway.

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 February 2020 - 06:02 PM)

Do you want vegans? Because that's how you get vegans.

@  CORVUS : (18 February 2020 - 04:33 PM)

Hook up your sprinkler system to a canister of healthy organic carrot-juice. The kids won't be able to get off your lawn fast enough.

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 February 2020 - 03:59 PM)

Just use the hose.

@  wonko the sane? : (18 February 2020 - 03:52 PM)

Ask bing. It'll be a FAR more effective answer.

@  TrnsfrmGod : (18 February 2020 - 03:26 PM)

Google, how do I get those durned kids off my lawn?

@  TrnsfrmGod : (18 February 2020 - 03:26 PM)

Please ignore.  Old man here apparently doesn't know the difference between the "Search" field and the "Shoutbox" field.

 

Also doesn't know how to delete from the shoutbox

@  wonko the sane? : (18 February 2020 - 07:33 AM)

Huhn. Penny arcade was right, the division 2 is literally 3 dollars...

@  Steevy Maximus : (17 February 2020 - 11:05 PM)

Oh, Wicked Cool Toys got the Halo toy license. This is a big year for Jazwares

@  Steevy Maximus : (17 February 2020 - 07:02 PM)

iTunes/Apple TV has the complete Cowboy Bebop series for just $5!

@  fourteenwings : (17 February 2020 - 12:41 AM)

The Samsung Galaxy B-TOOM!

@  Paladin : (16 February 2020 - 07:20 PM)

business is booming.


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#1 Asquian

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Posted 22 November 2009 - 10:39 AM

I'm going through another around of Final Fantasy Tactics, in this case War of the Lions on PSP. And in thinking about it, I've never gotten the Ultima spell. Something about my luck I guess, but I've never been able to get anyone to nuke Ramza so he learns the spell. I think I'll make that one of my primary goals this time through.

But it's kind of funny how they'll always cast it while he's out of range, never targets him, and the battles where you learn the spell tend to be tricky anyway, so maneuvering things so he gets hit can even be a pain in the ass. That, and they use the spell like it's made of solid gold, I.E. almost never, bastards...

Still, I love this game. So easy to burn hours on the sheer character customization options.

Edited by Asquian, 08 August 2011 - 03:21 PM.


#2 Rhinox

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Posted 22 November 2009 - 11:11 AM

I've never played Tactics, but I've lost so many hours on Tactics Advance and Advance II that I actually blew out the game timer on Advance.

It got me through many jivey work days at the Payless DC on my SP.

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Posted 22 November 2009 - 11:20 AM

I played the hell out of FFT:Advance. My first game save hit 140 hours and my second time through was at about 70 or so hours. So, it's odd that despite my love of FFT:Advance, I've never been able to get into the original FFT (or the PSP remake). Every time I try to start playing them I lose interest by the third or fourth cutscene. :/

Edited by HeyMickey, 22 November 2009 - 11:20 AM.


#4 son of unicron

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Posted 22 November 2009 - 12:40 PM

i *LOVE* FF tactics. one of my favorite games ever. i still have my psx copy. ( its pretty much the only reason i still have a ps2. )

ive never managed to learn the spell either. but i have spent countless hours building my characters up, doing random battles, turning my fighters into tiny gods.

ah.. so much fun.

on the flip side i never really liked the tactics advanced games :/

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Posted 22 November 2009 - 01:50 PM

Tactics is by far the past playstation final fantasy ...

hands DOWN



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Posted 23 November 2009 - 10:01 AM

QUOTE(Destron D-69 @ Nov 22 2009, 01:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Tactics is by far the past playstation final fantasy ...

hands DOWN


No way. With all the translation issues and story mistakes the english version includes, it's far from the best. Were it a decent translation, I'd sort of agree, but it isn't.

FF9 all the way. Were the FFT trans. better, it'd be a tie between those two.

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Posted 23 November 2009 - 12:14 PM

I hated FF Tactics on PS. So boring. I've never been into that style of RPG.

Now, I'm enjoying FFXII a lot right now...

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Posted 23 November 2009 - 10:43 PM

12 is great and is a sequel of sorts to tactics

I've grown up with Squaresoft... I expect a little Engrish in my Finar Fantasy

#9 Rhinox

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Posted 23 November 2009 - 11:00 PM

12 is my favorite of the 'mainstream' FFs.

"Why does history repeat itself? Because God doesn't have TiVo."

Wounds of honor are always self inflicted.


#10 son of unicron

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Posted 23 November 2009 - 11:10 PM

i watched my wife play 12, it bored the both of us ( which kind of sucked..it was supposed to be her big christmas gift that year )

it just never got very interesting.

of course, ive long since lost interest in the FF series. the last one i cared about was 9. now they just seem generic and bland

#11 Internet Jesus

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Posted 24 November 2009 - 12:44 AM

Yeah I have XII and have tried hard to like it, but dear god, it's just completely hugging dreary.

I still haven't picked it back up.

IX though, is still the greatest FF of all time. OF ALL TIME.

Tactics was amazing. Once I got Cloud and leveled him up to my normal party levels, everything was gravy. I got Ultima cast on me and learned the spell completely by accident, so can't help there.

But in the current, digitized world, trivial information is accumulating every second, preserved in all its triteness. Never fading, always accessible. Rumors about petty issues, misinterpretations, slander... All this junk data preserved in an unfiltered state, growing at an alarming rate. It will only slow down social progress, reduce the rate of evolution. You seem to think that our plan is one of censorship. What we propose to do is not to control content, but to create context.


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Posted 24 November 2009 - 12:45 AM

To hell with them all, 8 is the best.


if you can see this, i apologize for the above tweet, i was young and stupid and had nothing of value to say. please support lgbtq rights and listen to women's voices. that's all that really matters now. the right is evil, and should be opposed. thanks.


#13 Internet Jesus

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Posted 24 November 2009 - 01:39 AM

Different strokes.

I still hate 8 with an unbridled passion. I find none of the characters interesting. Except for Ward, cause he really didn't talk much.

But in the current, digitized world, trivial information is accumulating every second, preserved in all its triteness. Never fading, always accessible. Rumors about petty issues, misinterpretations, slander... All this junk data preserved in an unfiltered state, growing at an alarming rate. It will only slow down social progress, reduce the rate of evolution. You seem to think that our plan is one of censorship. What we propose to do is not to control content, but to create context.


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Posted 24 November 2009 - 01:43 AM

you clearly have an aversion to awesomeness. They were all great with the exception of Irvine.

if you can see this, i apologize for the above tweet, i was young and stupid and had nothing of value to say. please support lgbtq rights and listen to women's voices. that's all that really matters now. the right is evil, and should be opposed. thanks.


#15 Internet Jesus

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Posted 24 November 2009 - 01:52 AM

I just found all of them boring and generic.

Irvine sucked, I agree.

But goddammit, WARD uses an ANCHOR. And he never speaks so he doesn't ruin his character.

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Posted 24 November 2009 - 02:00 AM

How can you not love Selphie, Squall, Rinoa, and Zell? Not to mention Quistis the helpful teacher and Edea the WEETCH

if you can see this, i apologize for the above tweet, i was young and stupid and had nothing of value to say. please support lgbtq rights and listen to women's voices. that's all that really matters now. the right is evil, and should be opposed. thanks.


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Posted 24 November 2009 - 05:21 AM

QUOTE(Remilia Scarlet @ Nov 24 2009, 02:00 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How can you not love Selphie, Squall, Rinoa, and Zell? Not to mention Quistis the helpful teacher and Edea the WEETCH


My guess is by actually having taste, and not liking emo characters that have little to no personality?

That might just be it.

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Posted 24 November 2009 - 05:40 AM

Squall wasn't emo. He was a normal, pragmatic and average guy who didn't like dealing with people. Not to mention character growth. He went from brooding loner to leader. He even gave an inspiring speech. He may internally complain and pick apart people's arguments, but he doesn't hesitate to do the right thing.

Selphie wasn't emo. She was a hyper little dynamo who said ditzy things and occasionally creepy things. She was outwardly outgoing but internally wracked by the pain of losing her loved ones from her home. But she was strong-willed enough to bury it for the good of her teammates. She can also play the electric guitar.

Rinoa wasn't emo. She's fiesty, aggressive, and full of compassion. Her existence pisses Squall off majorly. But opposites attract and they fall in love. She's also badarse enough to drag the brooding Squall out on the dancefloor.

Zell wasn't emo. He's a hilarious bruiser. He loves hot dogs and beating people up. He's got a stupid grin and he's sensitive about his height. His love interest is an unnamed girl in the library in a subtle relationship.

They all have personality, you just couldn't be arsed to look for it?

if you can see this, i apologize for the above tweet, i was young and stupid and had nothing of value to say. please support lgbtq rights and listen to women's voices. that's all that really matters now. the right is evil, and should be opposed. thanks.


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Posted 24 November 2009 - 07:47 AM

eh, i didnt like 8 either.

my wife is one of the few people i know that did... i dont know, 7 and 9 had fun, memorable characters. my wife accuses me of only liking them because they were more 'cartoony' then realistic, but.. i dont know, i didnt *like* any of the characters in 8. i played the game at least half way through, twice.. and just never connected with any of them.

i guess i expect a little more 'fantasy' in my final fantasy games. i dont want characters that are just more or less normal people, its the same reason i dont like any of the characters from the newer games.

the next one thats coming out looks terrible to me for this reason, the characters look so bland... but, my wife is excited about it, ill give it a shot..

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Posted 24 November 2009 - 07:49 AM

Maybe it's because we're both women or something. Call me shallow, but I have a much easier time relating to characters in JRPGs then my male friends.

if you can see this, i apologize for the above tweet, i was young and stupid and had nothing of value to say. please support lgbtq rights and listen to women's voices. that's all that really matters now. the right is evil, and should be opposed. thanks.




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