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  • #1626

    Anonymous

    Greetings,
    I’m new to the sidearc community, so I just wanted to drop in a say hello.
    I don’t remember who pointed me in your direction, but I’ve been involved with the
    kotaku community on and off since 2010.

    Why am I here? Well, I want to talk about video games. After checking out sidearc and reading the google doc, I’m confident that I can have some decent conversations here with the drama that was prevalent over at kotaku and TAY.

    Anyway, thanks for having me.
    -OF

  • #1627

    Leon Evelake
    Moderator

    https://49.media.tumblr.com/c4ccb0fa5424f195f83e91dc6784a39a/tumblr_ne50o29Ift1shcw33o4_500.gif
    Yo nice to meet ya.
    Most of us came from kotaku as well after tiring of it
    If you haven tried yet check out speak out its where most people post and chat about anything

    SpeakOut


    most still miss the forums

    • #1638

      Anonymous

      Thanks, I’ll check it out.

  • #1628

    dracosummoner
    Keymaster

    Welcome! =)

    • #1641

      Anonymous

      Thanks!
      Actually, I think I saw you post something about sidearc somewhere in TAY comments, which is how I ended up here.

  • #1629

    PanamaPunk
    Moderator

    Hi there, feel free to drop by Speakout if you want to join any active discussions. We really should use these forums more often though.
    Hope you enjoy your time here
    https://imageshack.com/a/img910/4585/Vqbcqg.png

    • #1643

      Anonymous

      Thanks, I’m sure it will be cool. I’ll make sure to drop in!

  • #1630

    Isiac DaGraca
    Keymaster

    @oswinfaulhaber Hey there! and welcome :D

    I’m not sure if it’s clear but no only are we a community but we also run the site aswell. You have the ability to submit articles for approval if you like. Once you get the hang of things you can post freely.

    If you have any questions, issues, or requests for the site let me know!

    • #1639

      Anonymous

      Cool, thanks!
      The main reason I was interested in this site was because it’s reader run.
      I’ll let you know, thanks for warm welcome!

      • #1644

        Isiac DaGraca
        Keymaster

        @oswinfaulhaber ah, excelent then :D

        You can visit the FAQ page for some tips to start you out.

    • #1640

      Isiac DaGraca
      Keymaster

      @oswinfaulhaber FYI i’m “basedwolf” on speakout, sorry there’s two systems you have to log into but thats just the way things are for now.

      • #1646

        Anonymous

        It’s alright, I don’t mind. Thanks for the info!

  • #1631

    TimesTicking
    Moderator

    Welcome to SideArc :D
    What is your favorite video game?

    • #1645

      Anonymous

      Thanks!
      I always have a hard time with that question. I would have to say Final Fantasy 9.
      I think it is the most polished of the PS1 FF games and has the best music of the series.
      It’s usually between FF9 and Dragon Quest 8 though. I might do a top five post somewhere on this site at some point.

      What’s your favorite?

      • #1647

        Isiac DaGraca
        Keymaster

        FYI using @ replies notifies them of your reply on these forums. it won’t do it automatically but it does autocomplete :D.

        @timesticking @oswinfaulhaber

      • #1649

        TimesTicking
        Moderator

        @oswinfaulhaber FF9 was definitely great, the only gripe I had about the game was the Trance mode. Everything else was great, especially the ending.

        My favorite game would probably have to be the Persona series (Mainly the 3rd and 4th). Played Persona 3 on the PS3 (PS2 Classic) and got a PS Vita just to play Persona 4 Golden and it was worth it XD

  • #1651

    Anonymous

    @iadagraca OHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH. Thanks haha.

    • #1652

      Isiac DaGraca
      Keymaster

      @oswinfaulhaber np, it works retroactively too :D

  • #1654

    Anonymous

    @timesticking Yeah, didn’t really like trance mode either. I haven’t played any of the Persona games. Persona 5 looks pretty cool. I watched the trailer and now I’m interested in the series. Oddly, it was the menu design shown in the trailer that got me interested the most. Most people I talk to say to start with 3, so I’ll get on it!

    • #1655

      TimesTicking
      Moderator

      Yeah, 3 isn’t a bad place to start. Mainly because the gameplay completely changes after 2. If you’re a fan of dungeon crawler games, then Persona 1 and 2 would be perfect since that’s how the series started but didn’t gain a lot of the popularity until Persona 3 came out.

  • #1656

    Anonymous

    @timesticking I do like dungeon crawlers. I have Persona 1 on my raspberry pi, I just haven’t had the chance to check it out yet.

  • #1657

    Jacob Kellogg
    Keymaster

    Hey there man! Glad to have you here. If you got any questions just ask, I tend to be in speakout, I’ll try to use the forum more though.

  • #1658

    Anonymous

    @jacob-kellogg Thanks! Will do.

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