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David Kenny

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  1. David Kenny

    PlayStation 4 Console Thread

    Is the game in the RDR 2 bundle the disc version? It's not a download code right?
  2. David Kenny

    The Jazz Thread

    Well if you don't know it, definitely check out Black Focus by Yussef Kamaal.
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    The Jazz Thread

    That's really nice. I was about to write that it reminded me of Yussef Kamaal, before I realised who the drummer was. Do you know if there's an album coming?
  4. David Kenny

    PS1 Appreciation Thread

    I played Vagrant Story on the PS1. I bought it on PSN for the PS3. I ripped it to a hacked PSP, and I have it on my PS Vita. I've tried it on all these formats and I've still never finished it. Every time I get to a different point and find that none of my weapons can touch the enemies there. It seems like a game that is almost impossible to complete without a guide, and I refuse to do that. May be worth one more try though, the atmosphere is fantastic.
  5. God, I loved Car Wars. I spent so many hours playing it. We even drew massive maps that matched the scale of some lead figures from another Mad Max-esque game, as the little paper counters were so fiddly. I also bought all the supplements and the quarterly magazine they published (Autoduel Quarterly was it?). I'm amazed nobody ever made a turn based videogame based on it.
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    Do you prefer physical books or Ebooks?

    I've tried reading e-books and I just don't get the same enjoyment out of them at all, so I only read physical books. I try and be fairly ruthless about what I keep (thrillers, horror novels, and the like go to the charity shop once I've read them) but that still leaves me with a very significant collection. Luckily I recently read that growing up in a house full of books is likely to lead to higher literacy and numeracy in adulthood, so I'm doing it for the kids, honestly.
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    New people: say hello here, let us know how you found rllmuk!

    That's about the nicest thing anyone has ever said to me, and I've been married for 15 years.
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    New people: say hello here, let us know how you found rllmuk!

    It is a nice hat.
  9. David Kenny

    Red Dead Redemption 2

    Yes. Obviously they deliberately don't define what "occasional" means, so that they can say, "Well you only have to work 60-80 hours a week for 1 month of the year. That's 'occasional'"
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    Red Dead Redemption 2

    I don't even work for a superstar games company and my contract does mention it. It doesn't say we will work you to death but it does say there are expectations I may occasionally be required to work outside of my normal hours.
  11. David Kenny

    Microsoft’s xCloud Game Streaming Service

    Personally I don't think the Xbox product family has enough Xs in it.
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    Great CD Revival

    Very nice finds. Those Esther Phillips albums especially are absolutely amazing.
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    What musical hill are you prepared to die on?

    I think this would be a musical hill I'm willing to die on. The idea that Dylan can't sing is one of those popular misconceptions that rarely gets challenged. But in fact Dylan has a very good singing voice, he has a good range, and he's always in key. Obviously he affects a certain style over the top of that, but his actual singing is very tuneful.
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    What musical hill are you prepared to die on?

    I think pop music is nowhere near as good (personally I think you have to go back a lot more than 20 years to find good pop music). But there's some amazing stuff being created now in jazz, funk, and reggae (and sometimes a mix of all three).
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    New people: say hello here, let us know how you found rllmuk!

    We have a love hate relationship with Consolevania. But I forget whether we love them and they hate us, or the other way around. Welcome, anyway!
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