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Games / Re: Last game played...
« on: 27 January, 2022, 09:49:05 AM »
Gaming overload since December - I'm at various stages of the following:

Golf Story (Nintendo Switch) - I overlooked this retro Golfing RPG when it was released a few years ago, and have rectified the mistake. Highly addictive game, but getting quite difficult in the final chapter.
House of Ashes (PS5) - The 3rd of the 'Dark Pictures Anthology' and historically the 4th game that my other half has agreed to play / participate with me (she was a huge fan of all the previous Supermassive narrative driven games, including 'Until Dawn'). We are early days on this one, but loving it so far - a nice blend of Aliens and The Decent.
Doom Eternal (PS4) - Purchased on the back of a shockingly entertaining play-through of Doom 2016 last year. It's great, but feels ever so slightly off compared to it's predecessor. I'm getting either crap or lazy, and have lowered the difficulty a few levels in.
Mario Golf (Nintendo Switch) - With my love of the virtual sport recently rejuvenated, it was a no-brainer purchase. A solid game, as you would expect from Nintendo, but surprisingly the lower spec Golf Story has better game mechanics. Go figure.
Just Cause 3 (PS4) - Purchased on the back of a Mr. Pops recommendation earlier in this thread, I got it for about 3 quid in a PSN sale. I am very far along in this, having completed the main story. I'm now just flying around in a golden helicopter blowing shit up for a few more Trophies. A hard game to actually recommend - entertaining for what it is, but I did find it a bit boring and repetitive. Probably should have dipped in and out more.


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With apologies to Nicest Guy on Earth™ Dom Reardon, I'll vote Mechastopholes.

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< Blankly stares at camera for 60 seconds >

Button Man

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Collector displeased that new Collection omits The Collector.

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Those Icelandic Pixies may have made it through round one, but will find no safe HAVN when pitted against the 46 inch waist might of middle-aged nostalgia.

Ace Trucking Co

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Los Testículos Hermanos may as well be hanging off the crotch plating of Armoured Jerubaal in this here match-up.

Armoured Gideon all the way to The Edge.


It must be coming in the Hachette collection, surely....

Here's hoping.

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I quite enjoy Scarlet Traces (the recent run was ace), but Cradlegrave is on another level.
One of Tooth's best horror series.

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Tough break for the amusing Intestinauts, but Skizz soothes that tummy ache with some low-fat yogurt.

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No offence to Ian Edginton, who has delivered so much comics goodness, but his X-Force run was just deeply... forgettable.

The Edington era:
- Goatee beards and big leather jackets; 98%
- Sexy Domino; 2%
- Entertaining stories; 0%

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Film & TV / Re: The Book of Boba Fett
« on: 24 January, 2022, 05:38:05 PM »

I'm not. I'm dropping to bits.

Keep the helmet on.

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Books & Comics / Re: New Comic Book Day Megathread
« on: 24 January, 2022, 05:36:18 PM »

Batman/Catwoman Not much happens here

The Thing Absolutely baffling.

She-Hulk Ah, comics.


You're a glutton for punishment pal.

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Didn't see this one until now, but the right story won.

Ditto.

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Forever in Bluegenes:'(

Sorry I missed this one, but it wouldn't have mattered.

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Tyranny Rex by an inter-dimensional mile.

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Link P, have you tried much of Milligan's American comics stuff? It's not all good, but I REALLY liked his X-Force/X-Statix, and his Human Target. You know, in case you want to try un-breaking that heart.

He's also done some great mini-series recently as well. 'Out of Body' and 'Happy Hour' immediately spin to mind.

I have tried a lot of his American stuff, including his full run on X-Men - It hasn't clicked with me in years unfortunately.

I will admit that I never properly tried X-Force / X-Statix, which is probably his most highly regarded US work since the turn of the century.

I amusingly recall asking my LCS to cancel my order of X-Force after issue 115, which up until that point was a full run, purchased every month.
"What the fuck is a Doop?", I indignantly mused. The folly of youth.


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