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by DackAttac
Wed Feb 04, 2009 2:59 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: A blast from the past for those who work at retail...
Replies: 13
Views: 3475

Re: A blast from the past for those who work at retail...

"Get out of my store or I'm going to troubleshoot you in the face."
by DackAttac
Tue Feb 03, 2009 11:54 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: A blast from the past for those who work at retail...
Replies: 13
Views: 3475

Re:

Senbei wrote:Two fucking decades and nothing's changed. I still see those same people everyday at GameStop.
Including the mother who wants to bake you a pie? Please say yes.
by DackAttac
Tue Feb 03, 2009 11:08 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Sonic Unleashed?
Replies: 2471
Views: 435473

Re: Sonic Unleashed?

I think the Incredibles in particular wasn't even that safe. It had more focus on death than most adult superhero movies. It was criticized at the time for it, too. The thing a friend of mine pointed out about the "saying everybody's special is the same as saying no one is" thesis of The Incredible...
by DackAttac
Sun Feb 01, 2009 3:42 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: I didn't send it in, really!
Replies: 52
Views: 5850

Re: I didn't send it in, really!

I took a look back on the threads that were going on when I joined (2005 or so). Of the worthwhile posts, I'd say about half the people still post. A hefty loss to be sure, but the board isn't even half as entertaining as it used to be. And apparently that's the tail end of the "glory era". I don't ...
by DackAttac
Sat Jan 31, 2009 8:11 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Sonic Unleashed?
Replies: 2471
Views: 435473

Re: Sonic Unleashed?

Kogen wrote: Go look at some WALL-E porn, then you will understand.
I say the person looking at goddamn robot porn is the one who lacks comprehension.

Wouldn't it be ironic if this Kogen was somehow related to the Kogen on the main forum calling us all out on being bitchy and too negative?
by DackAttac
Sat Jan 31, 2009 6:59 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Sonic Unleashed?
Replies: 2471
Views: 435473

Re: Sonic Unleashed?

j-man wrote:A fucking hour and seven minutes? Man, this beats the shit out of Scrap Brain.
Not just a fucking hour and seven minutes. A new record at a fucking hour and seven minutes.
by DackAttac
Sat Jan 31, 2009 5:19 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Sonic Unleashed?
Replies: 2471
Views: 435473

Re: Sonic Unleashed?

To be fair, I had a fucking blast with the first one.
by DackAttac
Sat Jan 31, 2009 2:19 am
Forum: News
Topic: Sonic Unleashed?
Replies: 2471
Views: 435473

Re: Sonic Unleashed?

It's not caught-in-your-head-for-weeks catchy like Emerald Coast or Star Light Zone, but that's kind of what I was talking about how divergent it was from the usual Sonic soundtrack. Less about short bursts of powerpop, more about the mainstream process of texturing and creating sound beds that fit ...
by DackAttac
Thu Jan 29, 2009 11:48 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: I didn't send it in, really!
Replies: 52
Views: 5850

Re: I didn't send it in, really!

That's almost a shame, since the paralysis cutscene in the last story is quite possibly the best so-awful-it's-funny offering Shadow makes.
by DackAttac
Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:53 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Sonic Unleashed?
Replies: 2471
Views: 435473

Re: Sonic Unleashed?

I suppose, but I'm willing to bet if he named his bottom 5, there'd be at least one awesome song in there that would violate probation.
by DackAttac
Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:47 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: I didn't send it in, really!
Replies: 52
Views: 5850

Re: I didn't send it in, really!

The controls on Shadow aren't great, but they're not awful either. The gunplay is fucked since you can't aim the bastards, and most of the missions/stages involve hunting/finding a large number of difficult-to-find things in very boring generic post-apocalyptic or Heroes-esque stages. However, when ...
by DackAttac
Thu Jan 29, 2009 3:55 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Sonic Unleashed?
Replies: 2471
Views: 435473

Re: Sonic Unleashed?

It was basically like the rest of the game: surprisingly divergent from the Sonic archetype. Only difference was the experimentation paid off (seeing as how Heroes just kinda demonstrated how bored they were with the "Sonic archetype" music-wise.) I enjoyed it, anyway. Although if I have to hear one...
by DackAttac
Thu Jan 29, 2009 12:27 am
Forum: News
Topic: Sonic and the Quest for Phallic Compensation
Replies: 790
Views: 231013

Re: Sonic and the Quest for Phallic Compensation

Am I the only one who thinks Knuckles' shoes look as blocky and awkward as the early 3D titles like SA1 or... R??!
by DackAttac
Mon Jan 26, 2009 6:01 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Sonic and the Quest for Phallic Compensation
Replies: 790
Views: 231013

Re: Sonic and the Quest for Phallic Compensation

Is... is Tails wearing a sock puppet?
by DackAttac
Sun Jan 25, 2009 4:22 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Mega Man Nine
Replies: 68
Views: 12452

Re: Mega Man Nine

I agree with the time-management thing. If I'm going to be spending two or more paychecks' worth of leisure money on a game, then I don't want it to entertain me for an afternoon of anti-social-extreme levels of immersion. I'll put several chunks in, and when the game truly benefits from immersion b...
by DackAttac
Sun Jan 25, 2009 4:19 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Sonic and the Quest for Phallic Compensation
Replies: 790
Views: 231013

Re: Sonic and the Quest for Phallic Compensation

I'm reminded of the US Unleashed boxart, since one half has all the stupid shit on it and the other half looks pretty decent. I forecast further "God, they have the right idea, but so much awful bullshit in the way".
by DackAttac
Fri Jan 23, 2009 2:04 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Mega Man Nine
Replies: 68
Views: 12452

Re: Mega Man Nine

I like smooth, fluid gameplay that rewards my efforts at attempting to learn it by letting me look totally badass when I nail it perfectly, but have a cool aesthetic/setting/idea to keep me interested until I can get to the adrenaline rush. That's why I love 95% of Mirror's Edge. But God, does the o...
by DackAttac
Mon Jan 19, 2009 3:34 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Sonic and the Quest for Phallic Compensation
Replies: 790
Views: 231013

Re: Sonic and the Quest for Phallic Compensation

Pretty sure he was referring to Sonic's cheesy line before fighting Shadow in SA2.

PS - Shit, I never notice when the comments roll over to another page.
by DackAttac
Mon Jan 19, 2009 1:21 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Sonic and the Quest for Phallic Compensation
Replies: 790
Views: 231013

Re: Sonic and the Quest for Phallic Compensation

Yyyyeah, because the character-versus-character battles have been the highlight of the last decade of Sonic games.
by DackAttac
Thu Jan 15, 2009 11:29 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: The return of "I Have Fury!" and being in your enemy's body.
Replies: 56
Views: 9114

Re: The return of "I Have Fury!" and being in your enemy's body.

Coming from apparently the only guy here who could tolerate Partners, let alone really like it, trust me when I say I don't see how it could be essential to the enjoyment this game.
by DackAttac
Tue Jan 13, 2009 2:09 am
Forum: News
Topic: Sonic and the Quest for Phallic Compensation
Replies: 790
Views: 231013

Re: Sonic and the Quest for Phallic Compensation

If Math Munchers would still play on my computer, I'd probably be playing it right now.
by DackAttac
Sat Jan 10, 2009 7:58 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: YE' GADS!!! Sonic '06 finally does something good!
Replies: 34
Views: 4746

Re: YE' GADS!!! Sonic '06 finally does something good!

...Yes. Sonic 1 would be what I meant to type there.
by DackAttac
Sat Jan 10, 2009 6:39 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: YE' GADS!!! Sonic '06 finally does something good!
Replies: 34
Views: 4746

Re: YE' GADS!!! Sonic '06 finally does something good!

At least as far as controlabe and fun Sonic gameplay is concerned, I think Sonic Team was most successful in SA, partly because Sonic's speed was limited (at least relative to following 3D Sonic titles), making it possible for the player to fully account for the environment Sonic was rushing into, ...
by DackAttac
Sat Jan 10, 2009 5:17 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: I couldn't find that selling thread so I just made a new one
Replies: 24
Views: 6975

Re: I couldn't find that selling thread so I just made a new one

The DX rerelease robbed it of some of its charm, but I don't think there was enough difference that the original DC would change anyone's mind. It's possible that it's a combination of playing backwards through the 3D series, being introduced to SA1's finer points through them having been run into t...
by DackAttac
Thu Jan 08, 2009 11:15 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Sonic and the Quest for Phallic Compensation
Replies: 790
Views: 231013

Re: Sonic and the Quest for Phallic Compensation

I was on board with how dumb this whole thing was because I thought the game was aware, too. But all these bland environments give me the impression that they're taking this very seriously and think the talking sword is even cooler than the gun. I'll pass.