on Feb 6, 2017
I think I need to stop getting excited when people say a game is “like Silent Hill”, because that phrase apparently means something different to me than to everyone else. When I hear it I think, “Horror that focuses on unease and foreboding of mystery rather than jumpscares and the stress of combat.” When other people say a game is like Silent Hill I think they mean, “Has fog.”
I think that “Shivercliff” might be the most on-the-nose spooky town name since Darkness Falls.
0:18:55: Borderlands vs. Borderlands 2
I’m willing to bet Josh isn’t the only one who preferred the original, but I’m interested to see what people have to say about it.
I said in the show that the Pre-Sequel kinda ruined the game for me. I loved playing as Athena to the point where she’s the only character I ever want to play, but I hate the environments and enemies in that game. So then I want to go back to Borderlands 2, but then realized I wouldn’t be able to play as Athena.
I dunno if they’re making another one of these things, but if they are it must be a long ways off. They haven’t even begun hinting that they might talk about it. I suspect they’re spending all their time on Battleborn.
0:33:30: Adventure Games
Note that when I talk about the Monkey Island intro, I’m not talking about the modern remakes and remixes. I’m talking about this:
It sounds lo-fi now, but that blew me away in 1991.
0:50:45: Sims 4
Here’s the LGR review of Vampires that I mentioned on the show: