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  Topic: SftAoA (Society for the Abolition of Acronyms)
Karoshi

Replies: 51
Views: 28901

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Dec 13, 2006 11:03 am   Subject: SftAoA (Society for the Abolition of Acronyms)
I often need a lexicon to decipher SRK forum posts.

QCF+SP
I still don't get the concept of "OTG"/ off the ground, and it's practical applications.
  Topic: Requisite Photo Thread (56k users beware!)
Karoshi

Replies: 405
Views: 275561

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 12, 2006 7:59 pm   Subject: Requisite Photo Thread (56k users beware!)
My friend Norm makes sticks for us.
Here is one:
  Topic: SftAoA (Society for the Abolition of Acronyms)
Karoshi

Replies: 51
Views: 28901

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Dec 11, 2006 2:05 pm   Subject: SftAoA (Society for the Abolition of Acronyms)
I often need a lexicon to decipher SRK forum posts.
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Karoshi

Replies: 4229
Views: 1591462

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Dec 11, 2006 1:31 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
I played a bit of Radilgy before work today.
A friend of mine, visiting for the weekend, gave it a try. It seems like an ideal game to introduce casual players to curtain shooters. It's not as sloppy ...
  Topic: Games that make you feel awesome
Karoshi

Replies: 63
Views: 35482

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Dec 11, 2006 1:28 pm   Subject: Games that make you feel awesome
It's no umjammer lammy.
Freestyling in the "Hold the hose real tight" stage trancends awesome!
  Topic: Games that make you feel awesome
Karoshi

Replies: 63
Views: 35482

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Dec 11, 2006 11:49 am   Subject: Games that make you feel awesome
Whenever I use Cable's Air Hyper-Viper Super Combo five times in succession in Marvel vs Capcom 2 I feel like a time-traveling bad ass.
Completing an entire wave with a full kit in Sexy Parodius is m ...
  Topic: Cover songs!
Karoshi

Replies: 98
Views: 52613

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 10, 2006 8:28 pm   Subject: Cover songs!
I've been listening to Me First and the Gimmie Gimmies all day at work today, however

[url=http://www.stickerbooknyc.com]Stickerbook is my favorite cover band.
  Topic: stabbin' folks (split from non-stabbing thread)
Karoshi

Replies: 46
Views: 32664

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 3:20 pm   Subject: stabbin' folks (split from non-stabbing thread)
I stabbed three Sigma Jock pledges my freshman year of college!

it's all fun and games until someone fights back. did you get charged or did the cops sort things out without all that messy paperwor ...
  Topic: stabbin' folks (split from non-stabbing thread)
Karoshi

Replies: 46
Views: 32664

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:52 am   Subject: stabbin' folks (split from non-stabbing thread)
Stabbins'
I stabbed three Sigma Jock pledges my freshman year of college! A group were ordered to jump me and two friends while walking past a Greek row block party. I was the one being branded a soc ...
  Topic: "Comfort" games?
Karoshi

Replies: 55
Views: 32983

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 11:14 pm   Subject: "Comfort" games?
Tony Hawk games, with the exception of the Underground titles.
I'll spend hours doing lines on self-designated gaps and obstacles.

I can also ride around Kirby Air Ride's City Mode forever.
  Topic: Games you REGRET playing ?
Karoshi

Replies: 97
Views: 49895

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 4:28 pm   Subject: Games you REGRET playing ?
The majority of my gaming regrets were from my NES childhood. I was a whiny, spoiled brat towards my parents when I wanted a new title. I'd deal with my pangs of guilt by escaping into said games. The ...
  Topic: Games you've never played
Karoshi

Replies: 53
Views: 36373

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 12:43 pm   Subject: Games you've never played
I've never played Ribbit King. Many of my friends and family are bonkers for it, but I've heard it's golf-esque and I'm horrible (read:impatient) with golf. I've also never played Uniracers. Is it on ...
  Topic: Christmas Music Special
Karoshi

Replies: 40
Views: 22973

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 11:55 am   Subject: Christmas Music Special
Every year I give Neil Innes' "Chrismas in Heaven" from "The Meaning of Life" a good listenin' to.

The Clown Man music from Mega Man 8 was always Christmas-y and toy-like to me.

Finally, while n ...
  Topic: Now gaze upon the greatest comic ever created, mortals
Karoshi

Replies: 29
Views: 19894

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 04, 2006 10:38 am   Subject: Now gaze upon the greatest comic ever created, mortals

I've been a diehard Iron Man fan for years. I love to bore my friends to death as to why he's so much cooler than Bat Man. Same basic guy, except he enjoys being a rich dude, bangs hot chicks, then ...
  Topic: Now gaze upon the greatest comic ever created, mortals
Karoshi

Replies: 29
Views: 19894

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 03, 2006 5:21 pm   Subject: Now gaze upon the greatest comic ever created, mortals
A live-action segment coincided with that comic on The Electric Company.
One of the villians was a guy who crushed cans with a giant hammer, in search of his lost pet frog.

I am an old man.
  Topic: gameboy advance battery shennanigans?
Karoshi

Replies: 44
Views: 73862

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Dec 02, 2006 9:05 am   Subject: gameboy advance battery shennanigans?
yeah, i just realized my cartridge says "nintondo" on the back.

That made me do a laugh. It's like when Karl Pilkington recieved a letter addressed to Karl Dilkington.

My copy of GBA Astro Boy ...
  Topic: SUPER CUTE FLASH GAME WAI ^^;;;;;;
Karoshi

Replies: 26
Views: 14324

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sat Dec 02, 2006 6:44 am   Subject: SUPER CUTE FLASH GAME WAI ^^;;;;;;
There was a similar game that that appeared like it was all in ASCII and I think was called:
"Cat Safety Points."
  Topic: 2008 is a great year to sell and buy games (trading post)
Karoshi

Replies: 664
Views: 364897

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 02, 2006 5:49 am   Subject: 2008 is a great year to sell and buy games (trading post)
I heard GameCrazy may have Radilgy.
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Karoshi

Replies: 4229
Views: 1591462

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Dec 01, 2006 9:30 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
I'm about to watch Pootie Tang via the Xbox Marketplace.


Sine your pinny on the runny kine!!!
  Topic: the music in the new smash bros brawl trailer is amazing
Karoshi

Replies: 174
Views: 89653

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Fri Dec 01, 2006 10:12 am   Subject: the music in the new smash bros brawl trailer is amazing
What happens when you grab someone with DK and leap off the side?
We called that "KONG IS WRONG!"
  Topic: Game I'm trying to remember the name of
Karoshi

Replies: 16
Views: 8611

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2006 5:08 pm   Subject: Game I'm trying to remember the name of
Vague memory from my childhood:
A side scrolling "shooter" for the Famicom, except your projectile was a ball you could fire in eight directions, much like Metal Man's blade.
The ball made musical t ...
  Topic: the future of the IC forums (also alcohol)
Karoshi

Replies: 720
Views: 381088

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2006 4:17 pm   Subject: the future of the IC forums (also alcohol)
I enjoy Pabst Blue Ribbon in a purely non-ironic way.

Is this wrong?




You guys with your funny mixed drinks. Don't you know that autumn is straight whiskey weather?
Pabst gives me gas.
  Topic: Snow Day
Karoshi

Replies: 41
Views: 27334

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2006 3:02 pm   Subject: Snow Day
I want snow. Not this 60 degrees + jive.
I have a new board I want to break in.

oh man! snowboarding!!

take me with you!

also, admit it - you know you just want an excuse to wear that new ge ...
  Topic: Snow Day
Karoshi

Replies: 41
Views: 27334

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2006 12:47 pm   Subject: Snow Day
I want snow. Not this 60 degrees + jive.
I have a new board I want to break in.
  Topic: Corporate mascots- or, how to have your merch and eat it too
Karoshi

Replies: 24
Views: 12653

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2006 12:38 pm   Subject: Corporate mascots- or, how to have your merch and eat it too
I never saw the Samurai Pizza Cats
You must remedy this situation. It is hilarious.
The series finale made me tear up a little.

I am currently enjoying Project 8. Tony Hawk, et al are mascots in ...
  Topic: Elite Beat Tengoku. (This one's for you, Dongle.)
Karoshi

Replies: 50
Views: 26668

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2006 3:40 pm   Subject: Elite Beat Tengoku. (This one's for you, Dongle.)
Does EBA have a foxy cheerleader squadron like Ouendan?
  Topic: This New Forum Should be called?
Karoshi

Replies: 467
Views: 275081

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2006 12:52 am   Subject: This New Forum Should be called?
"hardtype.com" is the only suggestion that doesn't come off like an uninspired pastiche of Insert Credit.
Although I like toiletgoblins because hey, Ghoulies!
Either way I'm going to lurk regardless ...
  Topic: Issue #7 Now Available
Karoshi

Replies: 25
Views: 72548

PostForum: Issues   Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2006 12:44 am   Subject: Issue #7 Now Available
I recently received my issue.
The layout is very tight!
Mario as a central feature caught the attention of my even-more-casual-than-myself gamer friends, so I took it upon myself to introduce them ...
  Topic: on "Let Your Momma Sleep!"
Karoshi

Replies: 9
Views: 12169

PostForum: Articulate Analyses   Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2006 12:19 am   Subject: on "Let Your Momma Sleep!"
To Randorama,
"And then . . . ", "And then . . .", "And then . . ." ad nauseum.
I otherwise enjoyed the piece. Your enthusiasm for the game definately shines through your writing!
  Topic: 2008 is a great year to sell and buy games (trading post)
Karoshi

Replies: 664
Views: 364897

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 28, 2006 7:56 pm   Subject: 2008 is a great year to sell and buy games (trading post)
PMs sent.
Oh hey, I may as well give this a shot
: I'm also upgrading my snowboard.
So if anyone wants a Millenium Three freestyle deck (size 156, I believe) complete with Drake bindings . . . let ...
  Topic: Requisite Photo Thread (56k users beware!)
Karoshi

Replies: 405
Views: 275561

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2006 8:00 pm   Subject: Requisite Photo Thread (56k users beware!)

My homegirl's got a badonkadonk.
Also high, washed-out contrast.
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Karoshi

Replies: 4229
Views: 1591462

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2006 7:34 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
I am rocking people's faces in Project 8's "Walls" mode.
  Topic: 2008 is a great year to sell and buy games (trading post)
Karoshi

Replies: 664
Views: 364897

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2006 7:33 pm   Subject: 2008 is a great year to sell and buy games (trading post)
As with all Gamecube shooters, use the Hori digital pad.
I've only briefly played the Dreamcast version so I can't give you a good comparison.
I really enjoy the art direction. It's perfect for this ...
  Topic: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Karoshi

Replies: 4229
Views: 1591462

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2006 5:49 pm   Subject: the tell us about the games you are playing thread
Yeah, so...GoW is a somewhat short game, but if short = action-packed quality content with little to no filler, then I'm all for it. I'm currently stuck at the last boss (damn Krill keep getting me). ...
  Topic: 2008 is a great year to sell and buy games (trading post)
Karoshi

Replies: 664
Views: 364897

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2006 5:43 pm   Subject: 2008 is a great year to sell and buy games (trading post)
I'd like to trade for games or money. Everything is complete with the exception of the RAM cart.

Games:
Resident Evil DS (DS) $15
Metroid Prime Hunters (DS) $15
<strike>Contact (DS) $20< ...
  Topic: lonely games
Karoshi

Replies: 60
Views: 26269

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2006 12:25 am   Subject: lonely games
Beneath/Below/Under (I can't remember the proper title) the Root.
  Topic: Cover songs!
Karoshi

Replies: 98
Views: 52613

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2006 4:25 pm   Subject: Cover songs!
Everything by Richard Cheese.



On Stubbs:
It is ostensibly a Halo mod.
I'm not a Halo or FPS guy.
The cover songs are predominantly featured in a mid game boss fight.
I found a copy for $12 ...
  Topic: lonely games
Karoshi

Replies: 60
Views: 26269

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2006 4:13 pm   Subject: lonely games
Contact and Nintendogs.
  Topic: Xbox Live Gamercard
Karoshi

Replies: 55
Views: 34003

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2006 6:27 am   Subject: Xbox Live Gamercard
SpinalScratch
  Topic: Introduce Yourself.
Karoshi

Replies: 605
Views: 351139

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2006 6:02 am   Subject: Introduce Yourself.
Hi i'll be lurking more here now because I read the other site is dead.
Hey where did Dess get the Susumu Hori plush dolls?
  Topic: Introduce Yourself.
Karoshi

Replies: 605
Views: 351139

PostForum: Quarterly Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 20, 2005 1:37 am   Subject: Introduce Yourself.
Hi. I'm Ian.
  Topic: Where the hell did Pinball come from?
Karoshi

Replies: 50
Views: 26027

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Nov 20, 2005 1:07 am   Subject: Where the hell did Pinball come from?
Pinball of the Dead has crap physics and the table design felt unresolved.
  Topic: Why do Voice Actors suck?
Karoshi

Replies: 18
Views: 9415

PostForum: Club for the Study and Appreciation of Interactive Audio Visual Media   Posted: Sun Nov 20, 2005 12:51 am   Subject: Why do Voice Actors suck?
I've been working with a studio engineer for the last few months, in hopes of one day lending my sultry, smokey voice to SOME kind of game. I've done a few radio spots since then.
According to my pee ...
 
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