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Penny Arcade - Comic - Root Issues

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edited February 2019 in The Penny Arcade Hub

imagePenny Arcade - Comic - Root Issues

Videogaming-related online strip by Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins. Includes news and commentary.

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    dennisdennis aka bingley Registered User regular
    I have anorakophobia: a fear of coats with fur lined hoods.

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    EnlongEnlong Registered User regular
    I have a chronophobia. I hate it when time passss.

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    Golden YakGolden Yak Burnished Bovine The sunny beaches of CanadaRegistered User regular
    Doesn't sound like a game for me, then.

    I hate spiders.

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    T-DangerT-Danger Registered User regular
    I suppose Crackdown 3 is interesting, in a 'Holy shit, not even Terry Crews in full shrieking Old Spice Guy mode can make this thing fun' kind of way.

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    KalTorakKalTorak One way or another, they all end up in the Undercity.Registered User regular
    I too have a fear of Dothraki curve-bladed swords

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    OctoberRavenOctoberRaven Plays fighting games for the story Skyeline Hotel Apartment 4ARegistered User regular
    I have Ankaransarcophagusophobia.

    I will never, under any circumstances, open it.

    Currently Most Hype For: VTMB2, Tiny Tina's Wonderlands, Alan Wake 2 (Wake Harder)Currently Playin: Guilty Gear XX AC+R, Gat Out Of Hell
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    TubeTube Registered User admin
    That’s a good rule of thumb tbh

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    NightarchaonNightarchaon Registered User new member
    Im going to assume im the only person who LOVEs this game... saying that, i loved the original, its like a big, glowing orb easter egg hunt.

    Not work £50 though, ill buy it when it comes down to abut £20.. until then, ill enjoy it on games pass.

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    GrendusGrendus Registered User regular
    @NightArchaon: Yeah, the problem with Crackdown 3 isn't that it's a bad game. It's mediocre, but as more fodder for Gamepass it passes muster. The problem is Microsoft cancelled most of their other first party games so there weren't any other good titles to take the heat off of it, or even any other crossplats to draw media attention. Didn't help that Microsoft kept hyping it to investors and talking up the "power of the cloud" to manage the destruction (that turned out to be less impressive that Red Faction Guerilla).

    For comparison, Knack 2 was also poorly reviewed, but because Sony's first party titles already had a lot of good entries and because the media hype was more focused on its niche, people were content to let it fade into the background instead of raking it over the coals.

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    rahkeesh2000rahkeesh2000 Registered User regular
    We generally haven't seen destruction accurately synced in multiplayer though, that is what the cloud gets you, you can have real physics interactions online with this simplified destruction. The multiplayer is crap though so its a bit moot, but the tech does have some advantages.

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    shadowysea07shadowysea07 Registered User regular
    @GRENDUS they also gave knack 2 away free via plus I believe so there's less reason to dislike it when its free.

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