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by Funkmasterr
December 1, 2020, 1:28 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)
Replies: 54
Views: 235

Re: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)

Ugh! Yeah, I've thought about diving back in but I just can't bring myself to do it. I got a few new characters when I last played, and even got a couple of constellations for them (I believe I got chongyun twice), but I didn't bother leveling them due to the resources required. There isn't much com...
by Funkmasterr
December 1, 2020, 11:09 am
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 59
Views: 805

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

Hey Dude! Living the dream over here. Good to hear from you - I think a decent number of people lurk, and a few people post on rare occasion. For the most part though it's me, Aslanna, and he whose name I won't speak. Have fun with the Xbox! I intend to pick up a PS5 eventually, probably not an Xbox...
by Funkmasterr
November 27, 2020, 8:09 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Presidential Candidates 2016
Replies: 236
Views: 51522

Re: Presidential Candidates 2016

It sounds like Winnow has at least made it to the "Acceptance" phase that Trump has lost the election (although I'm sure he still thinks it was RIGGED and the election was STOLEN). Too bad Trump hasn't done the same. I hope the Republicans keep the Senate and fucking stonewall everything And this i...
by Funkmasterr
November 20, 2020, 2:27 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)
Replies: 54
Views: 235

Re: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)

Yeah, the two teams for spiral abyss is what froze my progress - who the fuck has time to do enough grinding to level up a second team? :roll: I got the bow from the battle pass level 30 thing the first time around, and put that on Fischl. My thoughts were that since her shock attacks do pretty good...
by Funkmasterr
November 20, 2020, 12:07 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Presidential Candidates 2016
Replies: 236
Views: 51522

Re: Presidential Candidates 2016

I watched their press conference yesterday about our supposedly compromised voting software made by Chavez, etc etc. These people are fucking dangerous - honestly at this point Trump and most of the people around him should be executed for treason. Preferably you just line them all up in like rows o...
by Funkmasterr
November 20, 2020, 11:35 am
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)
Replies: 22
Views: 357

Re: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)

Yeah, I hear that. I should get around to doing the GI event to get my Fischl another constellation, but we'll see. Yeah. that's what I am working towards. I have one constellation but the second one is pretty nice. The event is a bit grindy but not bad for the things you can get from the event sto...
by Funkmasterr
November 19, 2020, 11:06 am
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)
Replies: 22
Views: 357

Re: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)

Yeah, I hear that. I should get around to doing the GI event to get my Fischl another constellation, but we'll see. Ghost has definitely been using up most of my gaming time, but I'm also spending a fair amount of time playing Descenders, and still slowly working my way through Visage. I want to pic...
by Funkmasterr
November 18, 2020, 10:22 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)
Replies: 22
Views: 357

Re: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)

I'm not even sure why I fucking bother anymore.
by Funkmasterr
November 16, 2020, 12:08 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)
Replies: 22
Views: 357

Re: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)

Finally decided to buy it this weekend and put a few hours in - glad I got it, it's pretty fun so far! I like how there are environmental queues for even the little hidden collectible stuff (foxes, golden birds, etc), so when you're just wandering around you don't have to constantly be looking at a ...
by Funkmasterr
November 13, 2020, 11:01 am
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)
Replies: 54
Views: 235

Re: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)

Nice! Jealous. I tried to pick GI back up yesterday and couldn't get into it - I guess just knowing that I'm within a couple hours of playing away from hitting the grind wall just makes me not interested anymore. I'll probably pick it back up when they add the next city/area.
by Funkmasterr
November 9, 2020, 7:34 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Presidential Candidates 2016
Replies: 236
Views: 51522

Re: Presidential Candidates 2016

I don't know why you're engaging him on this. There's so much wrong with what he's saying, and his worldview in general that it would take all day to unpack it.
by Funkmasterr
November 5, 2020, 3:08 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Presidential Candidates 2016
Replies: 236
Views: 51522

Re: Presidential Candidates 2016

#1 think the United States needs is a voting system that allows its citizens to feel confident about the vote count. Sure.. Get rid of the electoral college to start. Biden is ahead almost 4 million. Hard to fake those sort of numbers. Yeah, the electoral college shouldn't be a thing, winning the p...
by Funkmasterr
October 30, 2020, 12:02 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)
Replies: 54
Views: 235

Re: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)

I am real close to AR40. Which is bad since it will force me to WL5. I'm not a fan of that. I prefer the ones where you need to do a quest to advance to the next WL. But overall things haven't been that difficult. Other than those large hilichurls with the Geo built in. Not the shield ones but the ...
by Funkmasterr
October 29, 2020, 2:40 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)
Replies: 22
Views: 357

Re: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)

Might end up picking this up after all, in no small part because I'll run out of other things to play soon, and there isn't much else on the horizon for me. The new content is getting received really well - it sounds like it's basically a full live service add-on complete with cosmetics, etc. And it...
by Funkmasterr
October 29, 2020, 2:38 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)
Replies: 54
Views: 235

Re: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)

I wouldn't have posted another word on the thread if no response. Thanks enabler! Try posting on the Cyberpunk thread next time. Again.. Always someone else's fault. You could have posted a response with a link to the CP2077 thread and said "Please see my response there". But you didn't. Because of...
by Funkmasterr
October 29, 2020, 2:35 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Cyberpunk 2077 PC/Xbox/PS
Replies: 10
Views: 49

Re: Cyberpunk 2077 PC/Xbox/PS

I'm looking forward to it, but I can't shake the feeling that it's going to have really shitty performance on the PS4, and I won't be able to afford a PS5 anytime soon - so I'm in no rush, I'll get to it eventually.
by Funkmasterr
October 22, 2020, 10:06 am
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)
Replies: 54
Views: 235

Re: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)

Nice work on the ice flower! I don't know - I watched a bunch of videos from various streamers that are all AR 40+ and they all seem to say that the chests are respawning for them, albeit really slowly. That doesn't matter to me though, because once the game gets to just repetitive grinding and tryi...
by Funkmasterr
October 20, 2020, 10:17 am
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)
Replies: 54
Views: 235

Re: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)

I ran through a few of the regivines last night and had no trouble. I've leveled my main team and their weapons up as far as I can, as well as leveled most of their abilities up as far as I can, so that may be why. The Oceanid wasn't tough, but it was a bit different fight than the Regivines - the O...
by Funkmasterr
October 19, 2020, 4:20 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)
Replies: 54
Views: 235

Re: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)

I had more or less the same thought on the battle pass. If I am going to make it to 30 (I'm a couple ranks behind you), I'll get it for sure, otherwise I may skip it. I also got Venti right at the end, I was conflicted because he helps a lot for exploration, but I really wanted Diluc. I've got all t...
by Funkmasterr
October 19, 2020, 11:03 am
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)
Replies: 54
Views: 235

Re: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)

Xiangling you get for clearing floor 3 of the Spiral Abyss as well. For the record - the way the drop rate up banners (like the Venti banner) work is after 90 pulls if you haven't got a 5 star - you get one. If you hit that pity mechanic and you DON'T get the character for the banner (Venti in this ...
by Funkmasterr
October 19, 2020, 10:09 am
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)
Replies: 54
Views: 235

Re: Genshin Impact (PS4/PC/Switch/Mobile)

I was also caught off guard by this one. I don't like the free to play model, and Gacha even less, but here I am. I've spent a fuckton of time playing so far, I've found everything in Mondstadt and I'm maybe 1/4 through exploring Liyue now. Adventure rank is just shy of 30, and I've got my main team...
by Funkmasterr
September 29, 2020, 12:31 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 59
Views: 805

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

Yeah I'm sick of the exclusive shit here and in every other industry for that matter. I wasn't into Bethesda games anyhow, but if I was I wouldn't buy an Xbox just to play it - I'll just skip it and play what's available on the console I do own. Same with every single fucking media company wanting t...
by Funkmasterr
September 17, 2020, 2:43 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official PS5 thread!
Replies: 50
Views: 1133

Re: The Official PS5 thread!

I couldn't possibly care less what the fucking console looks like, it's a machine to play games that I stuff in a shelf; it's not a designer outfit. As much as it pains me to post this for the resident troll to latch onto, I'm less than amused with Sony. They explicitly stated that exactly what happ...
by Funkmasterr
August 3, 2020, 11:00 am
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)
Replies: 22
Views: 357

Re: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)

I don't know what reviews you've read, but the reviews I've read that have been critical of the game haven't seemed to be written by people that "hate" the genre, but who think it's been beat to death at this point. I think the distinction is important. Anyhow though, hopefully you enjoy it when you...
by Funkmasterr
July 31, 2020, 6:25 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: The Witcher (Netflix)
Replies: 9
Views: 918

Re: The Witcher (Netflix)

Aslanna wrote:
July 31, 2020, 5:53 pm
It was a decent show but I'm not sure it was Emmy worthy. Unless there is an award for most confusing unexplained timeline.

Perhaps Watchmen had a category or two they could have tossed to their Witcher.
/agree. It was good, but it wasn't groundbreaking.
by Funkmasterr
July 31, 2020, 6:23 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)
Replies: 22
Views: 357

Re: Ghost of Tsushima (PS4)

85 on Opencritic (fuck MetaCritic!) and It's getting pretty good reviews from people overall. There are a few bad ones from people complaining about open world games but that's a personal issue which shouldn't be affecting their review. If they hate open world games then have someone else review it...
by Funkmasterr
July 23, 2020, 12:45 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 59
Views: 805

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

To each their own. I've had about enough of Microsoft in general - Windows 10 is trash; their own OS updates are constantly a problem. Teams is fucking terrible and far buggier than any product from a company the size of MS should ever be. Game Pass is certainly a good value and obviously is popular...
by Funkmasterr
June 23, 2020, 11:26 am
Forum: Everquest General Discussion
Topic: Minneapolis FanFaire 2001?
Replies: 5
Views: 225

Re: Minneapolis FanFaire 2001?

I was too young for the fanfaire, would've been fun to put some faces with names, although I was kinda a douche back then :D . I live about a mile from where everything started in Minneapolis. A lot of things are still boarded up here, and there have been shootings daily lately. The whole situation ...
by Funkmasterr
March 31, 2020, 11:22 am
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Replies: 10
Views: 618

Re: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Agreed! I have worked from home for 4 or 5 years now, so the impact on me has been relatively low. I've been saying the same thing though, I think one of the positives to come out of the other end of this is going to be forcing the conversation of working from home.
by Funkmasterr
March 12, 2020, 5:25 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: E3 - 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 2241

Re: E3 - 2019

Yeah everything is cancelled. You couldn't get me to go to a big gathering with this shit going on right now anyway. Luckily I already work from home full time, so no adjustment needed there.
by Funkmasterr
January 27, 2020, 8:12 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: FFXIV Beta (The BEST FFXIV Thread)
Replies: 239
Views: 76518

Re: FFXIV Beta (The BEST FFXIV Thread)

I broke down and started back up to play through the Shadowbringers expansion, since I didn't have much else I was interested in playing. I'm glad I did - this game just keeps getting better! The story is really good - but fuck is it dark. I'm not quite done with the story - I have one dungeon/trial...
by Funkmasterr
December 27, 2019, 12:57 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Mass Effect: Andromeda
Replies: 9
Views: 5148

Re: Mass Effect: Andromeda

Finished this! I did every side quest and wanted to go for the platinum, but there is a multiple playthrough trophy so I gave up that idea. Playing through Dragon Quest XI next, I think I'll make the platinum push on that one.
by Funkmasterr
December 23, 2019, 1:17 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: The Witcher (Netflix)
Replies: 9
Views: 918

Re: The Witcher (Netflix)

I'm about in the same spot, 2-3 more episodes left to watch. Geralt meeting up with Ciri is and her story moving forward from there is where I think the story will go eventually, until then it's just kinda a series of stories about Geralt to establish what a Witcher is, so a lot of it is not necessa...
by Funkmasterr
December 18, 2019, 4:42 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 59
Views: 805

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

With Amazon in particular, it's also more than just them simply running smaller vendors out of business. They treat their workers like trash (they have a big distribution center near me where there are regularly strikes), to the point that I don't even know how sustainable their carrier network is; ...
by Funkmasterr
December 18, 2019, 3:29 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 59
Views: 805

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

Yeah, I need to get a new router. My online shopping is less about security and more about not wanting to contribute to Amazon running other vendors out of business, and not wanting to give them more info on me (shopping habits, etc). I shop at Whole Foods, and even when I did still have Prime I did...
by Funkmasterr
December 18, 2019, 1:06 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 59
Views: 805

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

I buy digitally but streaming also doesn't interest me. Avoiding game downloads isn't even a concern for me as I have about 250 up/down speeds. I'm also becoming a lot less trusting of the internet - I don't use any social media, I don't really use cell phone apps, I have my phone pretty locked down...
by Funkmasterr
December 18, 2019, 12:06 pm
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Watchmen
Replies: 198
Views: 36670

Re: Watchmen

I liked it a lot too, but I really don't like "leave it to your imagination" cliffhanger endings on something they have no intention of picking back up. The whole time she was lowering her foot down to the pool I was saying "it's going to fucking fade to black before she touches it and I'm going to ...
by Funkmasterr
December 17, 2019, 7:50 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official PS4 thread!
Replies: 1343
Views: 216493

Re: The Official PS4 thread!

I'll absolutely pick one up. I love the Xbox Elite controller, and have wanted buttons/paddles on the back for the PS4, and I just haven't been able to get myself to dish out the money for a Scuf controller when it seems like they are nowhere near the build quality of an Elite controller and don't l...
by Funkmasterr
December 17, 2019, 5:52 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 59
Views: 805

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

I don't know, I'm not basing this on any actual numbers I've seen, but I think the potential of Game Pass-like services is being grossly overstated (not just by you). I would posit a couple of things: 1 - Game Pass itself isn't going to move any significant number of consoles. The majority of people...
by Funkmasterr
December 16, 2019, 11:47 am
Forum: Consoles
Topic: The Official Xbox Series X thread
Replies: 59
Views: 805

Re: The Official Xbox Series X thread

Nothing sticks out to me as bad about the console, but I've already decided I'm not buying an Xbox next gen. They do suck at naming though - they really should have just stuck with Xbox 1, 2, etc. There is a lot I don't like about their UI design, and they don't have enough games that interest me to...
by Funkmasterr
December 11, 2019, 11:22 am
Forum: Movies/DVD/TV
Topic: Watchmen
Replies: 198
Views: 36670

Re: Watchmen

Yeah, I'm really enjoying it as well! I've seen the movie and read the comic, but I don't remember details for very long, I probably should've re-watched the movie as a refresher before the show started.
by Funkmasterr
December 9, 2019, 2:55 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Mass Effect: Andromeda
Replies: 9
Views: 5148

Re: Mass Effect: Andromeda

I quit playing this fairly early on, and picked it back up the other day due to lack of other things I want to play right now (and nothing new I'm looking forward to is coming out until at least Feb). I think I was probably a bit too harsh on it at the time - although there may have been something n...
by Funkmasterr
December 9, 2019, 2:50 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: Death Stranding
Replies: 10
Views: 356

Re: Death Stranding

Got the platinum! A few of the trophies were pretty grindy, but I really enjoyed my time with it so it didn't feel like a chore. It's been a while since I bothered to go for a platinum. Overall the only gripe that I have that started to nag at me was that there are a lot of cut scenes/animations tha...
by Funkmasterr
December 2, 2019, 11:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Black Friday Deals
Replies: 8
Views: 3784

Re: Black Friday Deals

I picked up Metro Exodus for 20 dollars, I'd been waiting to catch that one on sale.
by Funkmasterr
November 15, 2019, 3:24 pm
Forum: Video Game General Discussion
Topic: Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order
Replies: 15
Views: 1691

Re: Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order

Yeah based on the reviews, there's a good chance I'll pick it up. I've got a few games I haven't finished yet that I plan to complete over the winter, but there's not much else coming out for the next few months so I'll need to supplement that a bit where I can. I'll wait until I'm done with Death S...
by Funkmasterr
November 11, 2019, 4:42 pm
Forum: Culinary Delights
Topic: Canno's 'Dead Guy' Chilli Redux
Replies: 30
Views: 10439

Re: Canno's 'Dead Guy' Chilli Redux

I was thinking about making some chili this coming weekend, I am sure I'll draw some inspiration from this thread 8)
by Funkmasterr
November 11, 2019, 4:40 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: Death Stranding
Replies: 10
Views: 356

Re: Death Stranding

The online stuff won't change once those people aren't playing it. Once someone has put up a structure/sign/whatever for other people it's there. From what I heard they degrade over time due to the rain. People who built stuff started getting messages about it like 40 hours in. I guess you'll find ...
by Funkmasterr
November 11, 2019, 11:41 am
Forum: Consoles
Topic: Death Stranding
Replies: 10
Views: 356

Re: Death Stranding

It uses the Decima engine, same as in Horizon Zero Dawn (but probably updated in the past 5 years), so that helps it look good. It's still kind of weird to me that a Sony first party studio gave out their engine like that, especially since it's a game that is going to end up on PC, but that's the k...
by Funkmasterr
November 9, 2019, 1:09 pm
Forum: Consoles
Topic: Death Stranding
Replies: 10
Views: 356

Re: Death Stranding

Yeah I think that if nothing else, it's good that a game like this was made with the budget and everything it has behind it. Everything is so formulaic and fucking boring nowadays that it will at least strike up some conversations, and might end up moving the industry a bit. I've always tried to get...