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Saber-Scorpion

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#488490 The Video Game News Thread

Posted by Saber-Scorpion on 18 April 2019 - 12:03 PM

Gotta wonder why EA cancelled Amy Hennig's single-player story-focused Star Wars game just to turn around and get a different studio to make one. Maybe the backlash from the cancellation changed their minds? Shame, since honestly I was more interested in Hennig's game, with a non-Jedi protag, but oh well. Guess those are doomed never to see the light of day, just like 1313.




#488475 Scorp's Art & Writing

Posted by Saber-Scorpion on 13 April 2019 - 10:31 AM

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Art Commission: Kyle Melanes and Araya Milona by Justin Stebbins, on Flickr

 

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Art Commission: Okami Talon by Justin Stebbins, on Flickr




#488455 BrickForge Closing

Posted by Saber-Scorpion on 10 April 2019 - 07:46 PM

Looks like the liquidation sale is over, and much of their inventory is gone, but the site is still up, at least for now. The Weekly Steals sale section is gone, replaced by a Legacy section where what's left of some of the more popular items are for sale at higher prices than before. They're still in business though. Ordered some a couple days ago, and it shipped immediately.




#488454 Official Scorp's Minifigs Topic

Posted by Saber-Scorpion on 10 April 2019 - 03:56 PM

Ah, another minifig that would make 19-year-old Scorp recoil in horror. :P

 

I wondered if you might awaken for that, Thrawnie. :lol:




#488444 Devil May Cry 5 Thread: Bloody Palace Now Available

Posted by Saber-Scorpion on 08 April 2019 - 05:10 PM

Hay guise.

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Also:

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#488443 Official Scorp's Minifigs Topic

Posted by Saber-Scorpion on 08 April 2019 - 04:57 PM

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Dante and Nero by Justin Stebbins, on Flickr

 

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Ancient Chinese Armor by Justin Stebbins, on Flickr

 

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Major Motoko Kusanagi by Justin Stebbins, on Flickr




#488442 Nightstalker's Guide to Army Building

Posted by Saber-Scorpion on 08 April 2019 - 04:56 PM

I want to read some lore too. Do your Clans have names? Like Blackrock and Frostwolf? (Laughing Skull best clan :P) Can't wait to see the finished Horde!




#488396 Official Scorp's Minifigs Topic

Posted by Saber-Scorpion on 25 March 2019 - 06:19 PM

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Devil Hunter by Justin Stebbins, on Flickr

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Lord Septimus Plutarch and Minion by Justin Stebbins, on Flickr


#488371 Official Scorp's Minifigs Topic

Posted by Saber-Scorpion on 18 March 2019 - 12:14 PM

More excellent additions to the collection!
 
Isra is particularly interesting, will she be making an appearance in your upcoming illustrated novel, or is she more of a backstory character right now?

 

Actually, since you asked:

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#488366 Official Scorp's Minifigs Topic

Posted by Saber-Scorpion on 18 March 2019 - 09:23 AM

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Kitana and Sub-Zero by Justin Stebbins, on Flickr

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Wulfgard: Isra, Vampire of the Desert Sands by Justin Stebbins, on Flickr

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He'll be back. by Justin Stebbins, on Flickr

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Fallout Shelter Dwellers by Justin Stebbins, on Flickr


#488306 Cappy's Minifig Menagerie

Posted by Saber-Scorpion on 19 February 2019 - 07:58 AM

Awesome stuff, Cappy! All of it looks great - the armies, Adrianya - and your fully armored sigfig looks downright badass.

 

BTW, that berserker's chest decal was from a weird commission I got, and then included in the Patreon packages, but it works great for that purpose! :lol:

 

 




#488296 Official Scorp's Minifigs Topic

Posted by Saber-Scorpion on 17 February 2019 - 03:15 PM

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Flee Before the Dark Side! by Justin Stebbins, on Flickr

It's an opposite version of this pic from last year, in case you missed it:

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Retreat! RETREAT! by Justin Stebbins, on Flickr


#488290 Scorp's RPG Corner - Pathfinder: Kingmaker is here

Posted by Saber-Scorpion on 14 February 2019 - 06:19 PM

So, this is awesome: Obisidian is adding a TURN-BASED MODE to Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire! I knew there was a reason I've waited so long to play it! :lol: It's currently in beta: https://eternity.obs...based-mode-beta

 

Some deets:

 

They are probably doing this in preparation for the console release. It's great news to me, since despite my undying love for Baldur's Gate, I never found the combat in PoE to be half as fun. In fact, it always felt like a confusing mess. But all of my favorite of the Kickstarter RPG's (Shadowrun, Banner Saga, Divinity: Original Sin) have been turn-based, so maybe this will make POE2 more fun.

 

Speaking of Baldur's Gate, another recent news item is that Beamdong will be bringing their Baldur's Gate (1&2) and Neverwinter Nights "Enhanced" Editions to consoles. I couldn't care less, but there it is.

 

Also here's an Outer Worlds video:

 

Might as well toss a Kingdom Come: Deliverance one up here too (language warning): 

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#488285 The Movie News and John Wick Appreciation Thread

Posted by Saber-Scorpion on 13 February 2019 - 01:39 PM

Marvel who?

 

What's a Star War?

 




#488275 The New! HALO Thread - Hosted by Spark

Posted by Saber-Scorpion on 11 February 2019 - 08:07 AM

Also Halo 3 is a really nice-looking game that holds up really well in the Master Chief Collection. The specific shaders they use on the various metallic surfaces have a great look to them

I've always loved that about Halo 3 - just the look of the Spartan armor and the metal surfaces and vehicles and everything. They had this really great, sleek look that's aged amazingly well over the years. Much better than the overly-detailed, gaudy stuff in the later games.

Anyway, I played Halo you guise and I thought it was pretty good. I think I enjoyed the first game the most, now that all's said and done. Something about the gameplay balance, the way the guns felt, the general 'new'ness of fighting all the Covenant enemies for the first time just spoke to me. 1 > 3 > 2 for me.

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