One thing a few replies are missing is the Japanese owner of said Macross Franchise is very pissed off to find out they essentially signed away their rights to Macross in the west and basically refuses to give them much of anything (getting the subtitled Macross to America was a Herculean effort). We will, in all… » 7/22/14 11:50am Today 11:50am

I'm watching the dota2 international tourney via a stream for new viewers with an 11 million prize pool. It's fascinating how much traction games as a spectator sport is gaining traction. Some people are asking how do many people can watch something with so much arcane and insular rules and strategy. Which is… » 7/18/14 6:13pm Friday 6:13pm

Have they made any changes to the layout of say One of the things that annoyed me on a technical level about the 'basic .pdf they released was that the layout felt like it was slapped together. I tend to evaluate say, character creation by 'if I handed this to a friend who didn't play much/any RPGs how often would he… » 7/15/14 1:11pm 7/15/14 1:11pm

I might also add that you're in a geek space so I assume you've been swept up and "geeked out" about something, become very passionate about something? Now imagine not having any experience and getting swept up in that. It's an easy trap for anyone, much less someone young. » 7/13/14 8:58pm 7/13/14 8:58pm

So I'm honestly asking in regards to Waid, but I sort of saw Waid's response evolve in some time and he was extremely hesitant to even wade in and, if I understood his intent, was only addressing a misconception about the story. I saw a few posts later of a back and forth for him where he was essentially saying he… » 7/08/14 4:40pm 7/08/14 4:40pm

Let's be honest: "Finding a hiding spot in the ocean and waiting for it to go away' is a perfectly valid response to a holyfuckhuge great white shark without giant iron bars to keep you from it. I mean, unless 'knife' means 'anti-tank-rifle that works underwater'.

It does bring up that Jaws could totally be… » 7/05/14 3:02am 7/05/14 3:02am

I'm going to go ahead and post the dissenting opinion: I admit that I am, bluntly, not a big fan of anime these days (I can't really put my finger onto why. I simply don't get all that enthused by what it does well anymore, and it's more tiresome tropes—namely it's constant adolescent views on sexuality played for… » 7/04/14 9:30pm 7/04/14 9:30pm