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Senior Editor, @waypoint. Host, @3MA. Co-host, @idleweekend. Freelancer at heart. Still happy for you, but STALKER remains the greatest game of all time.

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MK reported that just before this, a tom was all puffed up and had the turkeys standing in a circle. It was like a… https://t.co/K2U7CMrwNl @ELahti An island not too far from Traverse.Enhance. Enhance. https://t.co/1GLE4C6TrDArrived at the cabin in Michigan. No word of a lie, first thing that happens is I look up and a turkey is on a rea… https://t.co/sMSdAR2q8d
5/26
2019
@emanuelmaiberg Wait spacedwarf miners game or kill the orcs stem Chaos dwarf game?The fuck did I miss? https://t.co/YQEv84AYzh @jason_koebler God help me I'll bet that's crushable as hell. @ConsumingLipids I would have to say yes, at this point. @dropkickpikachu I mean they're alone so honestly I assume it's not great right now but if we can just get this drum circle going...A single undergrad has been trying to make a drum circle happen for the last 45 minutes.
5/25
2019
In which we learn I'm a terrible robot companion. https://t.co/nHoFxPBHnV
5/24
2019
Solves a major problem with a lot of late game design where a game suddenly behaves according to completely differe… https://t.co/vx8mwV8ZxfGot into this more on the pod for tomorrow but I think the cleverest thing in Three Kingdoms is the way it doesn't… https://t.co/eFhkkwL5jWNEW: Multiple Snap employees have abused their privileged data access to spy on users. Motherboard has also learned… https://t.co/Q6KutrOL4c
Retweeted by Robert Zacny @bombsfall <as the boot pushes down harder> You know actually I think I can imagine exactly what this looks like. @GTElephant oh riiiiiight yeah @MitchyD Though it's going to be harder. The AI resolution is much less kind to you than fighting battles yourself… https://t.co/ELxcqdtGK6 @MitchyD very much soI knew I’d get to Total War: Three Kingdoms eventually, but the way @RobZacny writes about it means that “eventuall… https://t.co/UAHgTbaRdI
Retweeted by Robert Zacny @Petyr92 I didn't leave it out, it really does work like I said. The diplomacy hit is a bit like realm divide but i… https://t.co/ZcFwhZhHeu @thepilgore "A lot" is too strong I think. But Warhammer is also kind of a tough comparison. It's literally based o… https://t.co/dZ6LWypqQW @ilitarist It's a hand-wavy "decade" but I don't think Empire would make that cut. I am mostly saying this is proba… https://t.co/aPLin29gY3 @emanuelmaiberg Dangerous logic, Eggberg @GTElephant The weird thing is for me it still almost works. It IS a scary space, it does feel dangerous. But then… https://t.co/DlMv29TJ6I @GTElephant It's such a weird space. Jagged difficulty spike to begin with but literally it spikes almost room-by-r… https://t.co/kZIFe4evhlYes this review opens on an execution but I maintain Cao Cao did nothing wrong. https://t.co/m9Aw35QkBX @RerTV @RowanKaiser def worth it. But I thnk the whole narrative rogue-like thing is tough and this game doesn't fi… https://t.co/9d9V8GUpbg
5/23
2019
Here are some youtube comments on an old Mr Magoo cartoon https://t.co/MSPcMK2ydq
Retweeted by Robert ZacnyPanic, the folks behind a bunch of great Mac software (and the money behind Firewatch), are doing something wild in… https://t.co/GoaHL6lJku
Retweeted by Robert Zacny @rodvik It all depends on if you can find the right pair of boat shoes and a nice seersucker to go with it. @JKeverne A subgenre that leaves me utterly fucking cold @Jam_sponge No place in the world like Monaco.
5/22
2019
The reason I love @waypoint is cause @RobZacny said "These gods of hotkeys have built these weird, tactical ziggura… https://t.co/P8A7vRdGM9
Retweeted by Robert Zacny @Chef_Lu_Bu Is this why you need two grand?Welcome to Mordhau, a game where everything you learn is thrown into chaos as soon as you step into a battle, and t… https://t.co/Ge3DCWAxqQ
Retweeted by Robert ZacnyIf I learned anything from Dishonored, it's that in-game rat populations correlate directly with a game's quality.… https://t.co/4Vah95XLSXMcLaren is edging too close to cringe comedy these days. https://t.co/nLBaoSiUWcAlso, after the intro, it turns out nobody could hear Jon. Naturally, after a series of awkward pauses, TJ and I ju… https://t.co/QGWRxGfk5qIn which the gang is really curious about the demographic data available to 2nd century BCE warlords. https://t.co/CFsy1lE7DbKino's quality is uneven imo, but this transfer of The Spiral Staircase is pretty breathtaking compared to other ve… https://t.co/JgD9olNdZtThird Man conversation earlier today reminded me that this came out recently and it's extremely good and the new sc… https://t.co/LKIch2bisu
5/21
2019
@StevenMSanders Oh yeah that's huge. What a terrible decision. @AndrewElmore I saw their 4K remaster in theaters and it did look better than the Criterion version, no idea how it… https://t.co/04zmuXM3EEOK actually they've put up like the entire Criterion Blu-Ray content around this movie. This edition buries the Stu… https://t.co/d4aoshEJaJ @BooDooPerson "People might suggest things that make you uncomfortable, or that you think are improper. For your ed… https://t.co/u5yYi1jiAD
5/20
2019
@annamerlan Gentrification, and cities in general I guess, increasingly make clear restrooms are for paying custome… https://t.co/jYqJ1JVQMN @Chef_Lu_Bu The Landmark editions of the Greek histories tend to be loaded with detail maps around each incident, h… https://t.co/cFMKJPIJLhIs there an edition of Romance of the Three Kingdoms that does what say the Landmark editions of Thucydides, Herodo… https://t.co/dnqMAwD9E7Absolutely top 10 for me. https://t.co/Nnjlbelgeg
Retweeted by Robert Zacny
5/19
2019
@bcolayco Whoa! Looking forward to hearing what you're up to. Congrats on all those good years.
5/18
2019
@XaiaX Oh I was definitely on an episode where we talked about stocks though my position is a bit different. The Ca… https://t.co/3T7Ekx5H7d @laevantine Great news: its locality is impossible to divine because the game can't choose between which accent is… https://t.co/MtWksP24tOLook, going into this, just know that we are not licensed financial advisors. https://t.co/k6UXUJxbLmI narrated a biography of Susan Sontag, and the audiobook came out today! It's on Audible, iTunes, and Amazon. If y… https://t.co/WRqWvnfjnV
Retweeted by Robert ZacnyFinally going to get Oli's review of Formula D. About God damn time. https://t.co/9Vyc3AFoV9
5/17
2019
@DrTeflon Yeah but I also have always felt that's it's worst trait as well. LOS is so hard to parse and that might… https://t.co/cVK60HZ75c @YannickLeJacq Great to hear man!We had @jason_koebler on Waypoints yesterday to discuss growing up online in light of this gripping, but hard-to-tr… https://t.co/TrwhQADVfc @ShawnAndrich @ElysiumGWJ man he even handles his birthdays with low-key grace. Truly the king. @WarrenIsDead @mode7games Wait this is like a Known Incident? @RowanKaiser And I would argue Parks and Rec was just jumping onto that same gag, but just from the show's trademark saccharine liberal POV. @robertashley Yeah, I just didn't have the craft. Got overwhelmed by it, particularly come root vegetable and squas… https://t.co/vWaCVz7kTDI have thought about this constantly over the past few years. Just how completely Biden's reputation was remade by… https://t.co/Vyo0FMU008 @WarrenIsDead I completely tuned out of that because it was Not For Me but was kind of shocked that it was, because you're that good!This is such good critical essay. I don't know Homestuck, but @WarrenIsDead unpacked the meaning of its endings in… https://t.co/dH4C5hNNVA @robertashley Yeah this is where I go wrong. If i do the "eat same thing 5x a week" route, eventually I lose my min… https://t.co/T5G2DW3Aat @AliceAvizandum Was reading that piece earlier today and I had no idea how Gothic her situation has been for the past decade. @ridebird Oh believe me I lean on oats hard. The thing is that I do crave like tasty variety and if I don't satisfy… https://t.co/7k6DPFhrb4 @ClockWiseGames And it *is* two hours. Cleaning the kitchen, plus reading the recipe, doing the prep, cooking, serv… https://t.co/bXFHK00a2l @TheDerrit Right. Or think about how much good produce is really only at its peak for a day or so after you buy it.… https://t.co/NMeoEIG7mR @andrewpfister Yep. My produce drawer is a chamber of horrors by the end of an average week. @SoulofTwhit But sometimes those things require a lot of energy. Cooking is one of them! And ordering delivery or g… https://t.co/zmM25tSRQv @SoulofTwhit Well there's a whole other dynamic. First thing to go is your capacity to do the maintenance tasks nec… https://t.co/UIRs6jl0ZX @taylorcocke @Vahn16 Hang on lemme mute this conversation real quickIdentify pretty strongly with this. About the only times my diet is really healthy is when I have a fair amount of… https://t.co/wu3iZtC0zB @HeathFGordon Answers a lot of questions tbhIn hindsight, all the money spent on Game of Thrones should've been spent on a Master and Commander TV series.
Retweeted by Robert Zacny @SpaceRumsfeld @TroyGoodfellow Yeah 8 shelves is a lot and makes me think you've found something pretty special.A while ago @iboudreau pitched me on this "serious" hospital sim and exploring it with a doctor to see how laughabl… https://t.co/ZJTgn4eAPo
5/16
2019
@Appleguysnake That's a good example, but where I get iffy on this is: we're not doing a BGRW on The Sixth Sense. B… https://t.co/KbU3tQJFDD @Appleguysnake I just laid out why that solution is shaky when you move away from newer stuff. I have nothing again… https://t.co/yjElPhWC5C @Appleguysnake Detective Pikachu is new and, also, note that there was nothing to say about it without spoilers. Th… https://t.co/iHYCqle8Qf @laevantine Also, like even on that pod, there was *nothing* to say about something as simple as Detective Pikachu… https://t.co/sTZUf8iOvw @laevantine Yeah a thing I wish I'd gotten into more on the pod is there is a massive difference between respecting… https://t.co/87POuVOP25There was like a glorious moment when I could update Nvidia drivers with the push of a button and I was like, "This… https://t.co/fYbYkdKKrkDerek Mahon's poem As It Should Be is a 1980s Troubles movie... https://t.co/hSePma5uOj
Retweeted by Robert Zacny @videodante They really are wild. I finished the second book and started trying to find any reviews that touch on t… https://t.co/doW1OKUy8E @videodante They're just distillations of her resentments. Second book focuses on brutally torture-killing literary… https://t.co/4a1yealfLP @videodante Dante, with this task now complete, you owe it to yourself to drink deeply of her Cormorant Strike mysteries. @SpaceCowboy1890 @patrickklepek @waypoint God yes this cannot be overstated. And if you just want "bigger, more min… https://t.co/6xkO48PgnI @transgamerthink Honeymoon in Vegas a standout for being the only movie that makes a point of noting that multiple… https://t.co/kUlKVs2Ko2
5/15
2019
@DrTeflon It translates decently. It's good, totally agree that the game struggles with its scope (or at least I do… https://t.co/Nrz3tph1hL @a_man_in_black I feel like so many games looked to Saints Row 3 for inspiration but profoundly misunderstood what… https://t.co/jsanUGJQHo*Always Sunny theme* https://t.co/tgi3iTX9ME
Retweeted by Robert Zacny @DrTeflon That is wonderful to hear. Do you have a link to that btw? Because it's something I keep thinking about.Good piece from @videodante on how TABS subverts the orderly spectacle of conventional tactics games. https://t.co/Fs2ciEZrTI @TroyGoodfellow Same man, and thanks for your RT and your thoughts. Was just in agony much of the last day, and kno… https://t.co/1hK1dxobd8 @timmyce Yeah. It's funny: two of those Broadway shows were highlights for me. The My Fair Lady revival and The Fer… https://t.co/8iCofXDs89I had a weird experience with Rage 2 that drove home how many parts of that game, including its few big ideas, don'… https://t.co/0Uvh7vBMVO @Matteo138 Yep, exactly.
5/14
2019

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