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Gaming laptop
(6 posts, 308 views) Posted: 0d 22h, 23m ago by wolfinthesheep in Games
Quote from strixflash
My budget is anything between Rs.60,000- Rs.70,000 (1$=Rs.60). Laptop's minimum price here in India is around Rs.30,000. Maybe price is different in different countries even if we ignore the currency conversion factor.


That's ac ...
Sasuke
(2 posts, 264 views) Posted: 51d 8h, 4m ago by wolfinthesheep in Naruto
As dumb as a lot of Naruto is, I'm willing to give the mangaka some benefit of the doubt. Mainly because Sasuke has been consistently been portrayed as a massive douche and a murderous sociopath. Him being written into a corner was purely intentional, ...
Crafting-based game?
(5 posts, 272 views) Posted: 52d 3h, 37m ago by wolfinthesheep in Games
Could always look through here bigrazz http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/ItemCrafting

Can't really recommend anything, personally. Most MMO's with a big crafting system also involve endless grind mechanics, which I hate. I know Lineage 2 has ...
Crafting-based game?
(5 posts, 272 views) Posted: 53d 6h, 44m ago by wolfinthesheep in Games
A lot of the Minecraft-esque games (including Minecraft) are heavy on the crafting. Terraria is a solid choice.

Summon Night: Swordcraft Story series for something much more casual and plot driven.

Don't think I've seen a single crafting system in a ...
Why do some people dislike vegans?
(94 posts, 4788 views) Posted: 59d 11h, 23m ago by wolfinthesheep in Chatter Box
Quote from bnad
Not true.

Most of poor people in the third world country are reluctant vegans. Since meats are expensive, and they prefer to sell the meats they somehow acquire to the market for the cash, while eating rice and vegetables in their daily life.

How do ...
New Poll - AMVs
(23 posts, 1196 views) Posted: 111d 4h, 3m ago by wolfinthesheep in News
Too hard to sift through the garbage to find decent ones.

You've basically got the people who just take their favourite song and slap it on their favourite series and think that's cool.

And then you've got the ones that try and make it a quality crea ...
Peaceful manga
(15 posts, 775 views) Posted: 134d 2h, 58m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
No Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou suggestions yet? ...
Psychotic woman
(13 posts, 867 views) Posted: 163d 5h, 6m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
Teppu - It's a women's MMA manga (and fairly realistic for the sport). If you don't mind that, then the protagonist is basically exactly what you're looking for. She's basically a sociopath, just without crossing the line into criminal. ...
Friends... with benefits
(6 posts, 550 views) Posted: 195d 20h, 44m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
Maka-Maka

Yuri and basically smut, though. ...
What is a Good Villain?
(2 posts, 231 views) Posted: 197d 6h, 4m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
I find that there is no set archetype that makes a villain effective. More important is how the rest of the setting plays off the character, and how the presence of the villain effects the protagonists. But the most important thing, above all else, is that the villain has to be ...
More Webcomics??!!!
(11 posts, 554 views) Posted: 198d 0h, 14m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
Gunnerkrigg, Paranatural and Carciphona have some of the best story/setting/art in webcomics I've seen.

All Western, but you didn't really specify... ...
Translations to English
(14 posts, 509 views) Posted: 233d 5h, 29m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
Basically...

- Completely literal translations don't read very well.
- Words can have multiple meanings and interpretations.
- Phrasing needs to be twisted if you want to evoke secondary meanings (like puns or double entendre).

And, some unfortunate truths...

- A tr ...
Romance between Two Main Chars, (Not the Leads)
(8 posts, 498 views) Posted: 304d 10h, 3m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
Quote from TaoPaiPai
it annoys the hell out of me when manga acts like hollywood movies

male and females do not need to pair up in romantic relationships just... bcoz

take Inu Yasha
annoying and totaly weird couple MirokuSango
why are they a couple? i blame ho ...
Romance between Two Main Chars, (Not the Leads)
(8 posts, 498 views) Posted: 305d 1h, 59m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
I like series where non-lead characters aren't just superfluous props. Having some kind of romance among side characters is part of being an actual character.

It annoys me even more when everything always has to revolve around the lead. ...
A prehistoric manga?
(9 posts, 498 views) Posted: 306d 3h, 44m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
Well, Earth Girls is prehistoric...but it's also yuri, and fairly smutty, and not very serious. ...
Why aren't manhwas ever made into animes?
(45 posts, 4243 views) Posted: 307d 4h, 9m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
Quote from randomreader
No- The series you listed were all made, produced, and animated in america;
They were only translated and dubbed in korea- like what companies such as funimation do with japanese anime in america.

Dubbing an already existing anime ...
Trying to remember two horror mangas...
(3 posts, 233 views) Posted: 307d 5h, 35m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
Thanks to you both, nail on the head. ...
Why aren't manhwas ever made into animes?
(45 posts, 4243 views) Posted: 307d 5h, 36m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
Quote from randomreader
simply translating and overdubbing an extremely popular series is a lot different that creating an entirely new unknown one from scratch


Um...

The series I quoted were all animated in Korea. ...
Why aren't manhwas ever made into animes?
(45 posts, 4243 views) Posted: 307d 6h, 44m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
Quote from stasindigo
Maybe because it's difficult for Korea to make animations. So far ROK produced just a small number of animated series(and most of them are not base on Manhwas). Assumed that Koreans have limited animation productivity, in othe ...
Trying to remember two horror mangas...
(3 posts, 233 views) Posted: 307d 7h, 0m ago by wolfinthesheep in I'm Looking For...
Can't remember the names of two mangas that I'd read.

First was a Shoujo that was a collection of oneshots. A recurring character is a ghost girl who's missing her lower body.

Second was a Seinen, main character was a spirit medium who ...
Question about Gay for the japanese
(13 posts, 1103 views) Posted: 362d 21h, 53m ago by wolfinthesheep in Chatter Box
Quote from Hespia Klarerin
coming from korea. homosexuality is definitely not accepted here. people will treat you with discrimination, you can get fired at work. It's not that people think "homosexuality is sin against God, here's the bible" ( ...
Question about Gay for the japanese
(13 posts, 1103 views) Posted: 363d 2h, 48m ago by wolfinthesheep in Chatter Box
Quote from KaoriNite
I apologize if I was wrong, but I was under the impression that religion wasn't very important to most Japanese people. I know that there is Buddhism and Shinto, but I didn't know that it was of major importance to their lives.

@wolfin ...
Question about Gay for the japanese
(13 posts, 1103 views) Posted: 363d 6h, 38m ago by wolfinthesheep in Chatter Box
Why is it surprising? Asian culture is absolutely notorious about sculpting everyone to fit into the norm.

The issue isn't "religious" in the same way that Western culture swing the bible as a cudgel. In places like Korea, China, and Japan it's e ...
can u bear to read long shonen with no girls?
(144 posts, 14690 views) Posted: 381d 6h, 14m ago by wolfinthesheep in Shounen/Seinen
Yes and no. My issue generally isn't a problem with "no girls", it's the randomly enforced lack of opposite gender. Plus an all male lineup just forces a yaoi fanbase, which is irritating.

I have much the same problem with manga with absolu ...
This has been annoying me for a while
(8 posts, 587 views) Posted: 383d 5h, 49m ago by wolfinthesheep in Manga General
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/TalkingIsAFreeActio n ...

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