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I've been snacking on this T H R E E H O U R long review of Doom all day today and I'm not done yet and I'm still enjoying it.



 
 
 

I am coming back into the office a few days a week and it is really hitting me how much of a waste of my day sitting in this room is.

 
 
 

I concur.


 
 
 

I can upvote people from inside my notifications on mobile now! :O

 
 
 

Grumpy pedant comment: The word Coincidence gets misused all the dang time. Any two related things are a coincidence, because they coincide with each other. What people mean to say when using this word is "it [is or is not] JUST a coincidence".

 
 
 

My all time favorite chiptune game soundtracks continues to be Creepy Castle. Basically a game no one played. I bought the OST years ago after playing it and realizing the obscurity meant it was hard to find. Found it now on YouTube. Listen to this!



 
 
 

You'd all see way more comment upvotes from me if there wasn't this dumb glitch on disqus that stops it working when you try to do it through your notifications.

 
 
 
 

This is your occasional Pedant Reminder that a "song" must contain "singing"


 
 
 

I only wear boots. Have since college with rare exception. Even after I stopped primarily manual labor and became an office man, boots all day.


 
 
 

Anybody watch this back in the day? It was one of the first big Let's Plays, before that was even a term people used. And it was also THE first Minecraft series. This series is why I go into PC gaming and ultimately how I got my current job! 10 years!



 
 
 

Oh, ok, you Brits want a good laugh? Find an American friend, show them a picture of Europe with the British Isles removed and ask them to place where they think it goes in relation to the continent of Europe. Because I'm am HILARIOUSLY wrong every time.

 
 
 

Another great review from Matt. He touches on a very important element of player role in games: the actor. Not a participant of the events, not an observer of the story, but an agent of the plot. Game studies are going to be amazing some day...



 
 
 

Is it an US east coast thing to call your boss "boss"? When I got this job a couple years back, I noticed a lot of people do it at this office and it feels like a regional thing. Like "ok, boss, have a nice day".

 
 
 

I had heard about it for ages, but I just watched My Neighbor Totoro for the first time. No, YOU'RE crying!

 
 
 

That moment when you realize before leaving earth that you have no idea what you're doing.


 
 
 

Hoo boy, this news gives me the excuse to post this great track



 
 
 

Thanks, lady!


 
 
 

What a great tip!


 
 
 

Hardspace Shipbreaker is a fine game. It's a good way to spend some free time on a week off, that's for dang sure.

 
 
 
 
 

Guys, we gotta cancel the sequel...


 
 
 

Promotion Get! Therefore, to quote Osc: Drunk. Is bueno.

 
 
 

I had sort of fallen off the Sterling train a while back, but lately his output has been very interesting to me. For my part, I'd say there is no criticism without argumentation. This isn't purely the realm of unassailable opinions -- critique is debate.



 
 


About Dr Melone of us since 10:58 PM on 01.31.2012

Hello, curious browser. I've been a reader of Dtoid for several years now and continue to enjoy the unique sense of community around these parts. I think I'll stick around, if ya don't mind.
 
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