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  1. It's probably a case of a few bad apples spoiling the bunch, much like any gaming community.
  2. The late Robin Williams might have played some Doom in his time, he was certainly a big Quake fan.
  3. The Babadook. Funny name, outstanding movie that horrifies on multiple levels. A few honourable mentions: Lake Mungo, The VVitch, It Follows, The Blair Witch Project, John Carpenter's The Thing As for horror games, the classic Silent Hill games are a pretty obvious choice. I also really enjoyed Alien Isolation.
  4. That sucks, personally I really liked the Dead Space games. Dead Space was great, Dead Space 2 was even better. Dead Space 3 was flawed but got a lot of undue hate.
  5. Though I consider them to be goth metal, Type O were more of an "affectionate" parody band than a serious endeavor. Their best-known songs are quite obviously poking fun at goth stereotypes, especially Black No. 1.
  6. Alien Covenant. Ironically, all the stuff with the Alien was what I least liked about it, especially the last 20 minutes or so where it just turns into another Alien movie. Some interesting ideas fleshed out poorly, beautiful visuals in service of very little. I'd rate it a notch or two above Prometheus, but it's very much a case of style over substance. A typical Ridley Scott movie basically.
  7. Horizon Zero Dawn. Truckloads of fun robot dinosaur hunting, with a great protagonist and a lovely story.
  8. As a former Doom 3 mapper I'll chip in. Fact is you can spend weeks working on one room and making it look pretty. This is to say nothing about making a whole level that looks good, and more importantly is fun to play. For every Phobos and EoC there are umpteen projects that bit the dust, or at best ended up being downscaled, and it's not hard to see why. It's work, and I'll wager most hobbyists just run out of time and/or motivation. Those that remain are extraordinarily committed individuals. I can't even imagine making levels for a more modern game, albeit with the right tools. E.g. making a Doom '16 level from scratch?! Screw that noise.
  9. AMD FX-8320 16GB DDR3 EVGA GTX 980 Windows 10 My PC is getting a little long in the tooth and it wasn't even top-of-the-line when I built it, but it does what I want it to do. I don't even remember what model my monitor is, but it's a 24" ASUS 1080p 144Hz something or other. If we're allowed to speak of consoles, I've got a PS4 Slim, and a bunch of retro consoles stuffed away somewhere.
  10. I don't mean to derail the thread but what exactly is disappointing about it? I haven't really kept up with it since it was announced.
  11. I've lost a lot of respect for Rockstar as a publisher, but they DO make wicked games. And now that I own a PS4 I don't have to wait around for a PC port, which is nice.
  12. D) Live so far away that they just haven't recieved them yet, or might never
  13. *Googles it *Winces Damn, I thought I might have you all beaten with my own health problems but it looks like I've been one-upped. Is everything ok now?
  14. Honestly, even the 'classic' one doesn't do much for me. I mean, it's good art and captures the spirit of Doom '16 quite well, but it's no masterpiece.
  15. Way too old for Chatroulette, young enough to still be called "young man" by my elders.