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by malec2b
Mon Oct 31, 2011 6:38 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Tales of the Renegade Sector: Episodic Web-games.
Replies: 0
Views: 3393

Tales of the Renegade Sector: Episodic Web-games.

A little over a month ago I started a episodic action-adventure game series called Tales of the Renegade Sector. I've essentially been applying webcomic-style serialization and site format to games, with a weekly episode playable in the browser. The series follows the exploits of a Space Pirate crew...
by malec2b
Mon Oct 17, 2011 11:24 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Top 10 Artists
Replies: 248
Views: 160369

Re: Top 10 Artists

Yes
David Bowie
T. Rex
Modest Mouse
Gong
The Beatles
Procol Harum
Mott the Hoople
The Doors
Genesis
by malec2b
Thu Jun 16, 2011 9:17 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Fake Spoilers
Replies: 171
Views: 66002

Re: Fake Spoilers

A Song of Ice and Fire
Spoiler:
Arya is actually Rhaegar Targaryen in disguise


Legend of the Drunken Master
Spoiler:
Jackie Chan goes to AA, kills everyone with the chairs
by malec2b
Tue May 24, 2011 5:27 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Becasue we all like to SMILE
Replies: 49
Views: 7643

Re: Becasue we all like to SMILE

"Laser Love" by T. Rex.
by malec2b
Sat May 21, 2011 4:31 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9561
Views: 1164700

Re: What are you listening to?

Chariot Choogle by T. Rex.
by malec2b
Sat May 21, 2011 4:28 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Tea Snobbery
Replies: 351
Views: 141876

Re: Tea Snobbery

I was recently in India, where I had some of the best tea I have ever had. Most of it was some sort of masala milk tea. Unfortunately, I haven't managed to get the masala chai I brought home with me to live up to the tea I had there, so I've been mostly drinking green tea recently. As for herbal &qu...
by malec2b
Thu May 19, 2011 6:25 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Pimpin'
Replies: 4
Views: 1396

Re: Pimpin'

I just came to the strange realization that I have no songs about pimps but I have at least four songs about whores...
by malec2b
Tue May 17, 2011 11:29 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Episodic Sci Fi Indie Action-Adventure Game
Replies: 0
Views: 3159

Episodic Sci Fi Indie Action-Adventure Game

A fair portion of my time for a while has been taken up working on my episodic game series Space Captain McCallery. It's a kind of Zelda Style top-down action-adventure game where you play as a space pirate captain who explores alien worlds in search of treasure and adventure. There are currently 3 ...
by malec2b
Mon May 16, 2011 5:48 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Perfect Moments In Music
Replies: 396
Views: 197727

Re: Perfect Moments In Music

Back with some more. Modest Mouse - Lives: The bit where the acoustic guitar comes in, particularly "My mom, god is a woman and my mom she is a witch." This section of the song sounds so hopeful in contrast to the dark quality of the rest of the song, it almost feels like he's getting ahea...
by malec2b
Tue Jul 27, 2010 12:48 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Misquote the person above you.
Replies: 4764
Views: 344633

Re: Misquote the person above you.

Born in the night She would run like a leopard That freaks at the sight Of a mind close behind herself And the nearer I came How the country would change To Hide herself More in the mind Than the body this feeling A sense at the end Of a circular line That is drawn at an angle I see when I'm near y...
by malec2b
Mon Jun 22, 2009 5:17 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: ...In my pants
Replies: 228
Views: 28560

Re: ...In my pants

Sweet Thing in my Pants La Villa Strangiato in my Pants Surprise, Surprise in my Pants Be Alright in my pants/Chance of a Lifetime in my pants You Never Blow Yr Trip Forever in my Pants Three Friends in my pants Working All Day in my pants You're Lost Little Girl in my pants People are Strange in my...
by malec2b
Sat Jun 20, 2009 7:22 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Misheard Lyrics
Replies: 98
Views: 11233

Re: Misheard Lyrics

It Takes a Woman's Love (To Make a Man) I know it's pretty obvious from the title what the lyrics are supposed to be, but, still, every time I hear the song, I hear this: "Oh I remember how her love can be I can't forget the way she looks at me She'd tell me if she took my hand IT TAKES A WOMAN...
by malec2b
Fri May 22, 2009 4:50 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0587: "Crime Scene"
Replies: 100
Views: 19840

Re: "Crime Scene" Discussion

Man, Mathnet was something lost in the deep recesses of my mind. Good times, good times. I thought I was the only one who (albeit, vaguely) remembered it.
by malec2b
Sun May 10, 2009 5:34 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: favorite love song
Replies: 45
Views: 5637

Re: favorite love song

And You And I by Yes Coming quickly to terms of all expression laid, Emotion revealed as the ocean maid, All complete in the sight of seeds of life with you. In The End by Rush Well, I can shine like you shine It doesn't make me brighter But if I think like you think It don't make my load much light...
by malec2b
Tue Apr 14, 2009 8:03 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: ...In my pants
Replies: 228
Views: 28560

Re: ...In my pants

Working Man in my pants
Nothing at All in my pants ( :? )
I Want it All in my pants
Surprise, Surprise in my pants
What is and What Should Never Be in my pants
by malec2b
Tue Apr 14, 2009 7:38 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: THEME: If all music were autobiographical...
Replies: 27
Views: 2232

Re: THEME: If all music were autobiographical...

Robert Plant would have stopped performing rock music for a while.

Ian Hunter would have been in a struggling rock band trying to find fame...wait...

Geddy Lee would have a nine to five job.
by malec2b
Sun Mar 22, 2009 5:58 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: ...In my pants
Replies: 228
Views: 28560

Re: ...In my pants

(Here's something surreal: Most of the songs on Abbey Road work really well with this) Come Together in my pants Something in my pants Maxwell's Silver Hammer in my pants Oh! Darling in my pants Octupus's Garden in my pants I Want You (She's So Heavy) in my pants Mean Mr. Mustard in my pants She Ca...
by malec2b
Thu Mar 19, 2009 2:45 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: THEME: If all music were autobiographical...
Replies: 27
Views: 2232

Re: THEME: If all music were autobiographical...

Freddie Mercury would be straight (a la Fat Bottomed Girls) He would also have killed a man. And Brian may would have gone to space for one hundred years. Peter Gabriel would be a rapidly aging ghost of a young child who goes through the Apocalypse and come out afterward only to end up lost in a st...
by malec2b
Mon Mar 16, 2009 1:32 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Modern "Prog-Rock"?
Replies: 129
Views: 10781

Re: Modern "Prog-Rock"?

I would call some Muse Prog Rock considering their use of movement, their classical influence, and their epic sound. Take a Bow, Hoodoo, Butterflies and Hurricanes, and Knights of Cydonia are all songs I would call prog. And to adress Julian's point, they take on a lot of the spirit of prog rock wit...
by malec2b
Sun Mar 15, 2009 2:03 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: ...In my pants
Replies: 228
Views: 28560

Re: ...In my pants

Thick as a Brick in my pants
Giant in my pants
And You And I in my pants
Roundabout in my pants
Radio Gnome Invisible in my pants
I Know What I like (In my pants)
Dancing With the Moonlit Knight in my pants
Good Company in my pants
by malec2b
Fri Mar 13, 2009 10:24 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: ...In my pants
Replies: 228
Views: 28560

Re: ...In my pants

What I'm listening to right now:
Opus Insert (In my pants)

next up:
The Slider (In my pants)
by malec2b
Thu Mar 12, 2009 8:27 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Quick question, Rush and gaming?
Replies: 8
Views: 1238

Re: Quick question, Rush and gaming?

Tom Sawyer was made right in Rush's transition from Prog/Hard rock to more electronic music. Because of that, it has the rhythm of electronic music combined with the power of hard rock and the epic-ness of prog rock. It's also got a synth riff in 7/8 time to keep you on your toes. The lyrics are mot...
by malec2b
Wed Mar 04, 2009 6:04 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Worst song lyrics
Replies: 332
Views: 59718

Re: Worst song lyrics

I really like Emerson, Lake and Palmer, but some of their lyrics are quite cringe-worthy: "Will you still know who you are when you come to who you are" "But josie wasn't like the rest He don't like bullet holes in his vest" (what, as opposed to everyone else who finds getting sh...
by malec2b
Tue Mar 03, 2009 4:54 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Perfect Moments In Music
Replies: 396
Views: 197727

Re: Perfect Moments In Music

The vocal harmony in the chorus of Surprise, Surprise by Caravan, particularly on the "Didn't we believe we were mooooooooore!" with the two completely different vocal qualities singing together. Moody Blues-Nights in White Satin, with the build up at around 3:30 leading up to "And I ...
by malec2b
Wed Feb 04, 2009 7:31 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Perfect Moments In Music
Replies: 396
Views: 197727

Re: Perfect Moments In Music

A few more to mention The bit in Weilder of Words by Tyrannosaurus Rex right after the "Robard De Font Le Roy" bit when it just goes crazy. Also, the bit at the end of The Cinema Show by Genesis when the riff from Dancing with the Moonlit Knight returns. The buildup at the ending of A Day ...
by malec2b
Wed Jan 28, 2009 1:26 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Perfect Moments In Music
Replies: 396
Views: 197727

Re: Perfect Moments In Music

The 1:45 mark in Pink Floyd's Astronomy Domine, right after the chords crash down, then there's silence, a bit of noise builds up, then a single note is played over and over, then a step down. The ending of Close to the Edge by Yes The ending of the chorus in Dancing with the Moonlit Knight when it ...
by malec2b
Sun Jan 25, 2009 5:03 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Favorite Musical Character
Replies: 29
Views: 2441

Re: Favorite Musical Character

Rael from the album The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway by Genesis, Icarus from the album Masque by Kansas, The guy from Cygnus X-1: Book 1 by Rush, Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie, Zero the Hero by Gong, the guy from A Passion Play by Jethro Tull.
by malec2b
Thu Jan 15, 2009 2:53 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Make The Perfect Band!
Replies: 46
Views: 3681

Re: Make The Perfect Band!

Hm... Decided to split it up into different genres. Prog Rock band: Vocals/Bass: Greg Lake (Emerson, Lake and Palmer) Keyboards: Rick Wakeman (Yes) Drums: Neal Pert (Rush) Guitar: Brian May (Queen) (Extra: Ian Anderson on Flute) Glam Rock Band: Vocals/Rhythm Guitar: Marc Bolan (T. Rex) Guitar: Mick ...
by malec2b
Thu Dec 18, 2008 2:41 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.
Replies: 8668
Views: 1796517

Re: ITT: We make xkcd slightly worse.

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by malec2b
Wed Nov 26, 2008 6:35 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Interesting/Strange Names of Songs
Replies: 50
Views: 7610

Re: Interesting/Strange Names of Songs

"The Wheel of the Quivering Meat Conception" - Mott the Hoople Some of the parts of "Supper's" Ready by Genesis, specifically: (II) "The Guaranteed Eternal Sanctuary Man" (III) "Ikhnaton and Itsacon and Their Band of Merry Men" (VI) "Apocalypse in 9/8 (co...
by malec2b
Wed Nov 26, 2008 6:27 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Your Mom Wars.
Replies: 119
Views: 9240

Re: Your Mom Wars.

Your Mom and I have probably never met.
by malec2b
Wed Nov 26, 2008 6:25 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Left 4 Dead bad puns
Replies: 19
Views: 2604

Re: Left 4 Dead bad puns

Right 2 Live
Left Fort Dread
Quoted 4 Truth
by malec2b
Thu Nov 06, 2008 5:03 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: Ultimate Nerds Podcast
Replies: 0
Views: 1068

Ultimate Nerds Podcast

What was formerly Ultimate Nerds the webcomic is now Ultimate Nerds the podcast. Essentially it's me and my friends talking about whatever comes to mind. I'm planning on also having audio reviews and radio-play style episodes continuing the characters and stories from the comic. I hope you enjoy... ...
by malec2b
Sat Nov 01, 2008 1:22 am UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Simple Question = Silly Answer
Replies: 4335
Views: 281473

Re: Simple Question = Silly Answer

Not if you keep putting all of that suspenseful music on it.

Would it be cool to have a personal soundtrack?
by malec2b
Fri Oct 17, 2008 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Guitar Tunings
Replies: 35
Views: 3339

Re: Guitar Tunings

I tried a DADGAD tuning, but always find it hard not to end up playing the opening from "The End" by The Doors when in that tuning.
by malec2b
Sun Sep 21, 2008 9:47 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Oneupmanship
Replies: 695
Views: 37099

Re: Oneupmanship

He beats them by pure power of over-acting and strange pauses.
by malec2b
Sun Sep 21, 2008 9:04 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Oneupmanship
Replies: 695
Views: 37099

Re: Oneupmanship

William Shatner in the Twilight Zone series.
by malec2b
Sat Sep 20, 2008 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Oneupmanship
Replies: 695
Views: 37099

Re: Oneupmanship

The Large Hadron Collider.
by malec2b
Wed Sep 17, 2008 6:56 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Musical corollary of Rule 34
Replies: 5
Views: 1307

Re: Musical corollary of Rule 34

Well, it's not really a eurodance remix, but there was a remix of the Queen song "Ogre Battle" which was pretty horrible. The biggest example is at the beginning of the song. The song normally begins with a reverse section, then regular guitars, then the vocals come in with "ah ah ah ...
by malec2b
Fri Sep 12, 2008 10:40 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Simple Question = Silly Answer
Replies: 4335
Views: 281473

Re: Simple Question = Silly Answer

Existentialism

Why does 4th edition try to emulate computer RPGs?

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