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  1. Comment on State of Play: PlayStation’s New Video Showcase Debuts Monday in ~games

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    I suppose Sony saw how popular and successful Nintendo Directs have been and figured they would try their hand at it.

    I suppose Sony saw how popular and successful Nintendo Directs have been and figured they would try their hand at it.

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  2. Comment on Nintendo Switch - Nindies Showcase Spring 2019 in ~games

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    Super crate box is exceptional, Vlambeer just handled it very poorly on iOS. They continued to promise updates to the app, and then would not deliver. Ocassionally one would come, but it would be...

    Super crate box is exceptional, Vlambeer just handled it very poorly on iOS. They continued to promise updates to the app, and then would not deliver. Ocassionally one would come, but it would be months after promised. Their lack of support left a bad taste in my mouth, hopefully this time things go getter

    Edit: if you go on the App Store page, you can see in the most recent patch notes that 1.2 is “coming” with “a bunch of new characters and challenges”...
    The last update was 6 years ago.

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  3. Comment on Nintendo Switch - Nindies Showcase Spring 2019 in ~games

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    I am very very excited to have Cuphead come to the NS. I have an XBO, and could have bought it, but I’ve held off since the game seems perfect for on-the-go gaming. The partnership between...

    I am very very excited to have Cuphead come to the NS. I have an XBO, and could have bought it, but I’ve held off since the game seems perfect for on-the-go gaming. The partnership between Nintendo and Microsoft is shaping up nicely and bringing us nice things.

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  4. Comment on IMO, Trump 2020 is better than a non-progressive Democrat in ~talk

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    Do you legitimately believe that the Obama administration accelerated fascism in the US? I understand the reasoning behind your opinion, but I don’t think I agree with it (despite also voting 3rd...

    Do you legitimately believe that the Obama administration accelerated fascism in the US?
    I understand the reasoning behind your opinion, but I don’t think I agree with it (despite also voting 3rd party in 2016). The whole of the US can’t even agree on whether trump is a fascist or not; you have to be in the very small minority if you thought Obama was fascist or that Hillary would be.

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  5. Comment on Captain Marvel has made $760 million worldwide. $1 billion is in its sights. in ~movies

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    This movie was riding the success of every previous MCU movie in addition to Wonder Woman. Even if it were terrible, it was still going to be a great comercial success.

    This movie was riding the success of every previous MCU movie in addition to Wonder Woman. Even if it were terrible, it was still going to be a great comercial success.

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  6. Comment on Captain Marvel has made $760 million worldwide. $1 billion is in its sights. in ~movies

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    For me, the final fight scene encompasses what was wrong with WW. It fell into the DC Cinematic Universe trap of trying too hard to look dramatic and epic, only to end up being cheesy/cringy....

    For me, the final fight scene encompasses what was wrong with WW. It fell into the DC Cinematic Universe trap of trying too hard to look dramatic and epic, only to end up being cheesy/cringy.
    First, it looks like an instagram filter was put over the whole thing.
    Second, there’s so much slo-mo. After WW defeats the bad guy, there’s like a whole minute of soldiers crying and looking up at WW as she stands there with an expressionless face.
    Third, the pacing was terrible. WW hits bad guy and he flies backwards thru the air. Stop. Slo-mo. Dialogue. Bad guy hits WW and she flies backwards thru the air. Stop. Slo-mo. Dialogue. Repeat. When WW finally deals the final blow by absorbing and then dispersing electricity, she gives this weird smirk that takes a beat too long and then kills him, ruining any power of that moment.

    I’m glad that we are trying to give little girls female superheroes to look up to and such, but IMO WW was objectively bad, which is a shame.

    5 votes
  7. Comment on What was a strong opinion you once had, but has changed since by listening to others? in ~talk

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    I grew up in a pretty conservative, Christian home in the American south. When I was younger I just absorbed the opinions of those around me, and held on to them strongly, including the opinion...

    I grew up in a pretty conservative, Christian home in the American south. When I was younger I just absorbed the opinions of those around me, and held on to them strongly, including the opinion that gay marriage should stay illegal. Well, when I grew older I realized that that’s a pretty ridiculous opinion to have, for several reasons, most of them obvious.
    I’m still religious, but a lot of my opinions on certain things have changed, that being one.

    edit: slight grammar correction

    8 votes