Author Topic: The Decade in Review  (Read 3023 times)

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Reply #15 on: January 01, 2020, 10:05:41 AM
And we suspect he's responsible for all those missing socks.

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Reply #16 on: January 01, 2020, 12:05:04 PM
Decade doesn't end until Dec 31, 2020.

Guilty.  Got dragged into that argument at work and I became the  “acktewally...” guy.  I heard 2-3 different broadcasters on the drive home mention the end of the decade and became more irked than warranted.  Then I saw this thread title, poured myself another gin and jumped in with both feet.



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Reply #17 on: January 01, 2020, 05:22:58 PM
So, most importantly, where can one listen to Bruce Geryk snapping at Marco? I'm the sort of evil person who might enjoy such a thing... ;D



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Reply #18 on: January 01, 2020, 05:35:08 PM
Who is this Bruce Geryk, anyway?

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Reply #19 on: January 01, 2020, 05:43:01 PM
Decade doesn't end until Dec 31, 2020.

Guilty.  Got dragged into that argument at work and I became the  “acktewally...” guy.  I heard 2-3 different broadcasters on the drive home mention the end of the decade and became more irked than warranted.  Then I saw this thread title, poured myself another gin and jumped in with both feet.

You beat me to it.  Saw the title of the thread and was coming in to make the same point ;)

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Reply #20 on: January 01, 2020, 05:44:19 PM
Who is this Bruce Geryk, anyway?


Wild Weasel podcast and writer/reviewer. Has a lot of stuff at Qt3

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Reply #21 on: January 01, 2020, 06:14:05 PM
So, most importantly, where can one listen to Bruce Geryk snapping at Marco? I'm the sort of evil person who might enjoy such a thing... ;D

Here. Starts around 42:30

https://www.wargamespace.com/2019/12/02/wild-weasel-17/

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Reply #22 on: January 01, 2020, 06:18:53 PM
Honestly, I've never cared much for Marco's reviews.

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Reply #23 on: January 01, 2020, 06:19:43 PM
Well, that was.................interesting.

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Reply #24 on: January 01, 2020, 06:26:18 PM
After hearing Marco's comments in the Undaunted Normandy review, he can go fuck himself as far as I'm concerned.

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Reply #25 on: January 01, 2020, 06:31:38 PM
Yep. If he had just said this is what he prefers now, fine. That's great. But to be such a pompous windbag as to actually think that your word is some sort of creed that all wargame publishers must follow or else is just absurd.



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Reply #26 on: January 01, 2020, 06:36:06 PM
I've always thought that, given the amount of reviews he puts out, that no way can he really have learned / played the games sufficiently to be able to give a valid, informed review. And he plays them all solo only?

He certainly has one heck of a games collection.

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Reply #27 on: January 01, 2020, 06:42:16 PM
And he plays them all solo only?

That caught my attention too. My estimation of him as a reviewer is even lower now.

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Reply #28 on: January 01, 2020, 06:54:23 PM
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"If your favorite games are Advanced Squad Leader and Star Fleet Battles and maybe you think they're a little too simple for you that's fine please enjoy those, no judgement from me, but you are the last generation that will ever play that kind of game. That is a fact."

Sounds like a judgement to me. And maybe not the best way to back up the point by picking two popular game series that have been consistently played for 35-40 years.
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Reply #29 on: January 04, 2020, 05:22:22 PM
what a bunch of chucklenuts
https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/2339252/biggest-story-wargaming-past-10-years/page/1


Yes, I stupidly let myself get dragged into the argument about how long a decade is.


but you know things have gone bad shit sideways when you unsubscribe from your own thread because you're sick of the idiots

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