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  1. synaesthetic
    2013-05-26 18:18
    I'm not sure, but Falcom's putting the next Ys game on the Vita, the Vita runs a shit-ton of PSP games from PSN... it'll be the go-to place for the strange, niche and indie JRPG I'm sure.
  2. synaesthetic
    2013-05-26 17:57
    Yup that's exactly why I haven't done it yet.

    A Vita might actually be a better investment since more of the niche/pseudo-indie JRPGs end up on the Vita and the Vita can also play a lot of PSP games as well.
  3. synaesthetic
    2013-05-26 16:53
    I'd really like to pick up a PS3 to play a lot of those obscure/exclusive JRPGs, like the Atelier of Arland series and such. The major-studio triple-A stuff all gets ported to PC, anyway, with the exception of single-player Final Fantasy games.

    But yeah, finding them cheap is... not always easy.
  4. Triple_R
    2013-05-23 09:20
    Ok, thanks for clearing that up.

    As for "rants against the usual whipping boys", well here's the thing:

    1. The criticisms are largely valid. You have to admit a lot of this stuff is pretty dumb and highly repetitive. Even some fans of it admit that.

    2. You're probably more well-versed in the general geek fandoms than I am, but in my limited experience with them, this sort of content really is what's holding anime back a bit amongst North American general geek fadoms. To comic book fans who debate over Power Girl's "Boob Hole" on her costume, a lot of this Ecchi material is just way too much. It does make them more reserved about giving anime in general a chance.

    Now, speaking personally, I gave up on anime going mainstream in the west about a year or two ago. For that reason, I now find this stuff pretty easy to ignore (you'll probably notice I've had very little to say on To Love-Ru or Queen's Blade). My view is that "Anime isn't going to go mainstream in the west anyway, so we might as well let the ecchi fans enjoy their shows in peace". I mainly commented on that Ecchi thread because I wanted to head off the common misconception that if you dislike Ecchi it's because you're a prude. To be fair, I also realize that many smart and decent people can and do like ecchi. There was a time in my life when I myself was in the mood for it every now and then.
  5. Triple_R
    2013-05-22 21:02
    Do you really think that those who don't like ecchi are annoying elitists?
  6. Vexx
    2013-05-18 01:15
    I never answered the notetaking question. I really haven't found a software package I like. I did try Evernote and frankly I found the account thing disturbing, making me wonder what was being stored for data mining.

    Outside of dinkering with Fallout: New Vegas, most of my spare time has been taken up rewriting my story for publication. My editor says it reads like a real book now instead of a graphic novel or manga script. I've also been able to go back and incorporate later ideas back at the beginning. I really like my first chapter now. It reads a lot more like a Cary Grant + Audrey Hepburn romantic comedy opener (which is what I was shooting for through the back door of the opener to REC!).
  7. Reckoner
    2013-05-17 14:15
    Oh man! That hair scene in episode 1 was literally a sex scene. I'm not joking here either.

    The show definitely wants to be a cute little romance, but love based around the idea of a hair fetish can be very off putting to me. That wasn't the deal breaker for me here though, it never reached Mysterious Girlfiend X levels of gagworthy disgusting fetish. For me it's how ridiculous the story is and in not an ironic fashion. At least something like Valvrave I can enjoy ironically, but this show has a weird sentimental and kind of dramatic feel to it that kind of kills it all for me.
  8. synaesthetic
    2013-05-11 04:22
    Mostly my brain. Not joking.

    I don't take many notes at all, but when I do I usually use and AK Notepad sync on Android because it's super simple and not weird to set up. I'll also use my cloud storage (Dropbox) to keep stuff stored and shared across my multitude of devices.
  9. Guardian Enzo
    2013-05-10 05:43
    Guardian Enzo
    I really didn't see a niche market for this - are that many fetishists among anime fans? There certainly enough who'll shell for quality for its own sake to make this a decent seller.
  10. Vexx
    2013-05-06 02:50
    Have I said I hate glide pads almost as much as the win8 UI (started using a separate mouse and life is less annoying)

    Considering 99% of the time the only thing I do from the tile start page is hit the Desktop tile ... yeah. I keep trying to "get in the groove" with win8 mentality but I just get the feeling I'm turning my machine into a dumbed-down microwave with special buttons for "popcorn", "tv dinner", and other idiotic buttons that don't actually pop the popcorn properly or cook the tv dinner <rofl>

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    Pretentious moe scholarship, computers, PC gaming, brainstorming fantasy novels, animal-eared girls
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