Taliesin_Merlin
merlin
Jun 25
10

1: The headline request is “Awful sex is ruining my relationship,” and the advice is “Awful relationship is ruining my sex.”
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Jun 24
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People who think about three unrelated events’ “good scores” with anything resembling an absolute “supposed to” answer.

Jun 24
23

Grow a spine and figure it out for yourself, rather than framing poorly-conceived questions in order to attack a strawman.

Jun 24
5

Lowering the price for less content is at least possible. Man of Medan and Little Hope were both $30. Outer Wilds was (I think) $25. A lot of shorter story-based indie titles go for $10-40 on release. I could see more major publishers forming development teams that put out shorter games more quickly at a lower initial Read more

Jun 24
7

On the one hand, having very long games, or games that can be played a lot, is satisfying to my pocketbook. I can spend dozens of hours in single-player games like Red Dead Redemption 2 or Stellaris and multi-player games like Overwatch. I spent almost two months with Persona 5 Royal, and at this rate, Final Fantasy Read more

Jun 24
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I was thinking more of Tolkien (mentioned in the next sentence), which features very limited interbreeding between men and elves, dwarves ... I recall some allusions to men and orcs interbreeding, but usually negatively. Read more

Jun 13
2

Wow. $20 for the game and $25 for an artbook is a damn good deal for a game that, up to now, had people buying a PSTV for $70+ dollars just to play the Vita version on the cheap.

Jun 13
2

I prefer Persona 5 both in terms of design and story. That said, 4 also has a very good story, and in terms of that and characterization should provide more of what you like, if you liked 5.

Jun 12
8

In general, I feel like scored reviews tend to skew toward justifying the number the reviewer assigned. If IGN gives a big number, the review has to be glowing; if Gamespot gives a lower number, the review has to focus on flaws. In contrast, the lack of a number allows a reviewer to both really like a game and point Read more

Jun 12
1

Up to now, police have a pretty good chance of getting away with murder. Saying something about a specific case or police brutality in general reduces the probability that police will get away with murdering black folk. In contrast, saying nothing extends the status quo where, many times, police get away with murder.
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