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This is a notice to tell you that rob and I are reaching ST this coming weekend, the 21st, 22nd, 23rd. I expect to be greeted by downie darkos ready to hangout whilst stoking our nice long cats and dogs.
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    HAL and GLaDOS.

    Post by Cephalo the Pod on Tue 09 Aug 2016, 10:14 pm

    The following is taken from this Tumblr post.
    Capnpea wrote:The interesting thing about Glados/HAL 9000 parallels is that

    Hal was conceived at a time when artificial intelligence was more of a fictional construct than a practical possibility. Hal is introduced as humanlike because the audience is familiar with and comfortable with humans, but they aren’t familiar with or comfortable with living computers. It’s when he starts acting robotic and calculated that the audience realizes “oh no, he’s a computer” and he becomes threatening.

    By the time Glados was conceived, we had become used to computer automated systems. Synthetic voices offering us information is something we encounter in daily life. Glados is introduced as a computerized preprogrammed voice because that’s what the audience is familiar and comfortable with. It’s when she starts acting human and emotional that the audience realizes “oh no, she’s alive” and she becomes threatening.


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    Re: General game news

    Post by TheCryptKeeper on Wed 10 Aug 2016, 1:56 pm

    great comparison/contrast

    life and emotion and negentropy and scary and yucky i want to be a robot and strive for unified universal perspective


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    Re: General game news

    Post by Vyzor on Thu 11 Aug 2016, 2:53 pm

    Man, not going to lie, having robotic limbs and shit would be so sick. As long as I could feel with them I suppose.

    BUT IMAGINE HOW SICK IT WOULD BE TO HAVE ROBOT EYES. Having perfect vision, being able to see the full spectrum of light. You could be able to see the slightest of movement and stuff. cyclops


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    Re: General game news

    Post by Italyins on Tue 04 Oct 2016, 12:10 pm

    I find it weird that capcom, was making a big deal about "frank west is back!" but then they changed his design and voice actor. when his ugly design and weirdo sexual voice actor is what made his character in the first place.


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    Re: General game news

    Post by Vyzor on Thu 06 Oct 2016, 9:35 pm

    Hmmmm, ya seems kind of pointless. I just watched the DR4 trailer and I couldn't even tell it was him. Plus, not a big fan of the christmas theme. But that's just me


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    Post by Italyins on Fri 07 Oct 2016, 12:16 pm

    yeah, me neither. not a fan of holiday themed games in general. they feel to out of place at any other time of year


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    You can't have Dead Rising without a MALL.

    Post by Cephalo the Pod on Fri 07 Oct 2016, 12:22 pm

    @Vyzor wrote:Hmmmm, ya seems kind of pointless. I just watched the DR4 trailer and I couldn't even tell it was him. Plus, not a big fan of the christmas theme. But that's just me
    It's still taking place in a mall, right?


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    Post by Italyins on Wed 12 Oct 2016, 2:09 pm

    nah, the whole town now


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    Post by Vyzor on Wed 12 Oct 2016, 10:52 pm

    Like rory said, I'd probably not want to play it in any other season other than winter.


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    Re: General game news

    Post by Italyins on Fri 21 Oct 2016, 9:02 am

    nintendo announced there next console. its called the switch. it looks like a tablet with a controller attached yo it. I'm on my phone putting this message on so no pics but it visually looks way nicer than there last two consoles. but its still nintendo so I'm guessing there are some huge negatives to it.


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    Post by TheCryptKeeper on Fri 21 Oct 2016, 4:54 pm

    Definitely visually nicer. I haven't given them the energy necessary to formulate an opinion yet though.

    I think the whole seen of like.. 'niche, extra gadgets' just isn't for me. The only things I buy now that are novelty are CDs, books, or cheap.

    Oh, and drum sets.


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    Re: General game news

    Post by Vyzor on Fri 21 Oct 2016, 8:17 pm

    Ya, Nintendo Switch seems like it's going to be way better than Wii U. I mean, how could it not? Unless it has no 3rd party support or good games which, let's be honest here, could happen very easily. So.....I guess we'll just wait and see? I'm not really rooting for Nintendo anymore, but if they actually make something good, then awesome!


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    When are we getting a Metroid Fusion sequel?!

    Post by Cephalo the Pod on Sat 22 Oct 2016, 2:12 pm

    So, like, is the Nintendo Switch portable or console?

    I never got an 8th-gen console (nor do I have any current intention to). Now I'm wonder when I'll ever get a new system. More specifically, I'm wondering when the next Metroid game's coming out.


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    Re: General game news

    Post by Italyins on Thu 19 Jan 2017, 3:15 pm

    update on the switch, 4-6 hour portable battery life, weak hardware, wont be getting as much third party support, all but TWO of its launch titles are ports, brings back motion controls (albeit mildly, and not not on all games), and after a few months of purchasing the switch you have to pay for online use.


    SHIT wont be getting it.


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    Re: General game news

    Post by Vyzor on Wed 25 Jan 2017, 6:58 pm

    Nintendo never fails to disappoint me anymore. There is usually some little ray of hope for them but they always go and blow it. The way they are handling their consoles right now makes me feel like they'll go the same way Sega did. Making shitty console after shitty console until they eventually stop due to their constant commercial failures.

    Oh, and Tyler: Nintendo will probably never make another metroid again. It'll go the way of F-Zero and Star Fox. There's a chance they'll make another metroid game in 8 years, but it will most definitely suck ass. Then they'll retire the series completely (like F-Zero) or make another game in 12 years.


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    About Portal 2 and lemonade.

    Post by Cephalo the Pod on Mon 06 Feb 2017, 3:49 pm

    From this Tumblr post:

    questions-within-questions wrote:See the thing about Americans having something completely different as their Lemonade, means that their meaning of “When life gives you lemons” is completely different.

    For Americans, when life gives you a sour deal, you set up a cute little lemonade stand, smoosh up lemons, filter out pips, put some sugar in it, and sell a drink people apparently like?

    But for the rest of the world, the point of “When life gives you lemons” is that when life gives you a sour deal, people will still expect you to do something vastly outside of your capabilities regardless. Because making carbonated lemonade is beyond the resources of most children. You’re enevitably doomed if you try.

    Which means, holy shit Cave Johnson’s rant in Portal 2 must mean something completely different to Americans.

    So in portal 2 you can hear the recordings of the long deceased Mad-Tycoon Cave Johnson, at some point he goes on this massive rant about how if life expects you to make lemonade, but all it’s bothered to give you is lemons you should, blow up life’s house. To non-American ears this was probably a man bitterly lashing out at people’s expectation of him when he and his staff were dying of moon poisoning,

    But for Americans, that must have been a childish, nonsiquitor bitch-fit about how he didn’t feel like doing the reasonable thing within his capabilities.


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    Post by Italyins on Sun 26 Mar 2017, 6:43 pm


    this is the current state of the new mass effect. what a shame


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    Post by lil' poopie boy on Mon 17 Apr 2017, 12:36 pm

    kieran bought it and loves it i think


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    Post by lil' poopie boy on Mon 17 Apr 2017, 12:36 pm

    kieran bought it and loves it i think


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