:o Teh long read.Return from teh suspension
I was suspended for 7 days by TheRagingGamer for "ban-dodging." He was so kind as to alter one of my posts so it said "Look at me. I'm a ban-dodger!" and then delete it, causing my deadly suspension. I was worried that I wouldn't escape from being nailed for ban-dodging (even though I'm not, and that's pretty easy to tell since I joined in 2004 and happen to be level 26 with 9000 posts), but thankfully I have.Serious Letdown II
I know it's old news now, but remember I've been gone for 7 days. Terrible, terrible game. I was hoping for the true successor to the ownage of Serious Sam: The First and Second Encounters, but I was greeted by a chuggy, ugly, pointless, boring, slow-paced piece of crap with closed-in environments. I don't know if the full game will be better, but I definitely won't be buying it to find out for myself.Teh fansubs
I finally got BitTorrent started downloading anime fansubs! I've been meaning to start for months now. I'm working my way through Bleach right now (and regardless of that Bleach personality test I took awhile back, I can now safely say that I am nothing at all like Orihime). I'm on ep 12 and I love it. I'll eventually DL some other stuff, but this is more than enough for now.Grim Fandango
I received Grim Fandango in the mail and plowed through it in around 2 days. I have been wanting to play this game for YEARS, even before I started coming here for reviews and stuff around 2001 :o, so you can imagine how high my expectations were after all this time. It exceeded them. :D Stunning game, I only had to rely on a walkthrough a few times *cough*combination lock*cough*, which is good since I usually end up needing one a lot. Good story, although I was hoping for more. The voice-acting was fantastic, and the music was also pretty good. Nearly unmatched artistic elements and characters. The best and funniest adventure game I've ever played... although that isn't saying much since my adventure game experience has been pretty limited (this game's competition was The Curse of Monkey Island and The Longest Journey, even though both of which were hilarious and superb). I can almost see how GS gave it 1998 GOTY over StarCraft and Half-Life.Wrote a few reviews
Yeah, I have some seriously boring moments, so I find stuff to do with my time. Here = links: Thief: The Dark Project
, Planescape: Torment
. Be sure to tell me what you think. :D I thought I was pretty honest.Dragonshard and Indigo Prophecy!!!!111
Yay, Dragonshard only scored .1 lower than I expected, and Indigo Prophecy got AA! I might eventually pick them both up, but I have a few other things I'm looking to spend my money on right now. I'm just glad they both did well.Snoozing my way through Final Fantasy IX...
*sigh* I desperately want to like this game, but I just can't. The story is meh (specially since I already know the whole thing, including the ending) the gameplay sucks and the battle system is annoying, I hate all of the characters, I get tired whenever I start playing it, ugly graphics which I can barely stand to look at (and before you mention the age of the game, I don't have trouble with FFVIII's, FFVII's, or Thief 1's graphics, which all look atrocious by todays standards) etc. I have to finish it since I'm going to beat this before I play FFX again, but I really, really don't feel like it. Please don't flame me randar/Moogle, it's just my opinion. -_-I remembered just how terrible Syberia was :|
This is just a little of my trademark negativity since I feel like bashing something. I HATED SYBERIA. I could go on for hours about how awful and overrated this game is, but I'll summarize. Horrendous voice-acting, no story, like minus the time you aren't mindlessly wandering around, the game is at longest like 5 hours, huge load times between environments for no apparent reason, horrific characters (some of the worst I've EVER seen), ironically non-sensical puzzles (contrary to the game's claims), and just an all around boring, crappy feeling to the game. Absolute trash at absolute best. The only good things I can say about this filth are that it has some pretty good looking prerendered scenery and some ok artistic detail in the cutscenes. =/I got harassed on AIM by some moron... again.
Yes, it was one of my old haters (it was pretty obvious, since he called me "flopkins" on several occasions), and that also meant that he wasn't the brightest star in the sky. I didn't manage to save our little conversation, but here's the first time I got AIM-harassed:
Start of picklesncheez7 buffer: Mon Aug 22 15:50:26 2005
[15:47] picklesncheez7: yo flopkins whats crackin
[15:47] picklesncheez7: flopkins
[15:47] JimmyBlackwing: what?
[15:47] JimmyBlackwing: who is this?
[15:48] picklesncheez7: flopkins
[15:48] picklesncheez7: no hello?
[15:48] picklesncheez7: lol anime (note from me: he said this because I have an anime AIM icon)
[15:48] picklesncheez7: you flopped
[15:48] JimmyBlackwing: I'm guessing this is PS2_Casual?
[15:48] picklesncheez7: no
[15:48] picklesncheez7: *** (note from me: this was actually uncensored in my conversation with this loser, but I had to "*" it out for GS usage)
[15:48] JimmyBlackwing: Don't you have anything better to do with your time than annoy me?
[15:49] picklesncheez7: im actually eating right now
[15:49] picklesncheez7: nice recycled argument though
[15:49] picklesncheez7: you failed so hard
[15:49] picklesncheez7: FLOPKINS
[15:49] JimmyBlackwing: that's nice to know
[15:49] picklesncheez7: awesome response
[15:49] picklesncheez7: lata fool
End of picklesncheez7 buffer: Mon Aug 22 15:50:26 2005
Pathetic... and my latest assailent was similar to this. I lockz0rzed my profile to friends-only, so random nubs couldn't get ahold of my AIM name. I hope it helps, but I doubt it'll stop 'em in the long run.Made these when I had nothing else to doDon't click teh link unless you have played through FFVII!!
Pretty meh, I know. I was bored at the time so I decided to make that and this pointless abomination
. I realize that I should be ashamed of myself, so there's no need to tell me. :PSecond to last part of my entry...
I have noticed that suspended people can't post reviews or read the forums, the latter of which is kinda moronic since I was reading posts here all week by logging out of my account. :| I also think that losing your forums privileges and not being able to post reviews should be 2 separate things, since they aren't exactly connected in any way. I say they should make it so they could suspend you from being able to post reviews, but still allow you to post on the forum, or vice versa.Final word
I actually typed all this out in WordPad before I was unsuspended, since I was teh boredzorzed (don't ask about the bizarre internet lingo I'm using, I just feel like it). I'm also still not going back to SW, in case any of you were wondering if (or when) I'd break my word. :D