Dang. It took me 24 hours to finally think of the word "portentuousness". It might not be exactly what I was thinking of, but I think it's the closest I can get to "the delusion of believing something meaningful and significant is about to happen."
In practical terms, is the only real difference between regular murder and a terrorist attack the fact that, in a terrorist attack, the government can violate everyone's civil rights carte blanche and we'll like it?
Forget 3D-Printed Guns; Here Are Some 3D-Printed Shotgun Slugs - Gizmodo http://gizmodo.com/forget-... >.< Considering any solid material could potentially be used as projectile ammunition, is this really that much of a breakthrough? Plastic slugs? Yay?
While Del Negro isn't the greatest coach, I can't help but feel like it's not totally his fault that, as much physical talent as the Clippers have, they can't do anything right if CP3 isn't on the floor, and that they can't make free throws even if their lives depended on it.
All these thoughts about consoles makes me think about how, in Star Trek, when the captain has to leave the bridge, he tells the highest officer remaining "You have the con(n)"? I have no idea what "conn" really means.
Based on the totality of my entertainment choices throughout my life, I am convinced the end of the world will consist of some horrific ecocatastrophe exacerbated by giant robots. The soundtrack of the eschaton will be dubstep alternating with J-pop ballads.
Crazy. Finishing the 120 quests for the In to the Nether achieve got me from level 70 to level 75. On another toon, I haven't even finished the 90 quests for the Shadow of the Betrayer achieve, but they've so far gotten me from level 67 to 76.
Considering that I don't buy game systems until they've been on the market for at least a year, it's hard for me to get all that excited about these new consoles. Let's see what they do for games after a year and then we'll talk.
But seriously, is anyone really going to pay more for backward compatibility? Does it really make sense for them to spend money on developing an emulation layer when they're probably going to lose money on each unit sold and have to make those losses worth it by selling dev kits?
I think the Commodore 128, released in 1985, the same year as the Commodore Amiga, was an object lesson in how slavish devotion to backward compatibility will kill your platform. The Commodore 128 had full Commodre 64 emulation, so hardly anyone developed C128-specific software, and the C128 flopped.