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  Topic: Video of GitS game level
Whisper

Replies: 2
Views: 3660

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2011 3:01 pm   Subject: Video of GitS game level
Yeah, that's the PS2 game Stand Alone Complex, correct?

I have it. Not a bad game, though not great either.

Biggest saving grace is that the game has the actual voice actors. That's a huuuuge pl ...
  Topic: Who are you...?
Whisper

Replies: 32
Views: 24555

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Nov 08, 2011 2:58 pm   Subject: Who are you...?
Hideo Kuze.

I'm very driven. I'm a soldier (though I'm not military, I fight on a different battlefield.)

I have a few regrets, and they hit me hard enough to motivate my actions. I also believe ...
  Topic: Best looking Motoko
Whisper

Replies: 70
Views: 49161

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 5:30 am   Subject: Best looking Motoko
I have a complex side? Shocked

Yeah, what makes this series so great is definitely the nice blend of simple and complicated. I know there's complicated parts of it that totally went over my head. ...
  Topic: In The Shell
Whisper

Replies: 16
Views: 15496

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 5:19 am   Subject: In The Shell
It's very depressing since I finally found a place where there is actual depth without being pretentious and igniting flame wars. Yet, I still joined anyway. I've been tempted to bump a lot of old top ...
  Topic: Production IG is in negotations for a Live Action GitS film
Whisper

Replies: 59
Views: 47042

PostForum: The Original (Oshii) Films   Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 5:06 am   Subject: Production IG is in negotations for a Live Action GitS film
That's poignant, but deathly accurate.

Without a prevailing afterthought to the matter, it is true murder of a virtually crafted life.

Beyond the issues expressed in the series, a tomorrow came ...
  Topic: Major's Motivations
Whisper

Replies: 8
Views: 7577

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 4:57 am   Subject: Major's Motivations
I see Motoko Kusanagi as a woman who "lost" her humanity at an extremely young age while growing up in an extremely corrupt and violent world, trying cling onto her individuality, her " ...
  Topic: In The Shell
Whisper

Replies: 16
Views: 15496

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2010 11:13 am   Subject: In The Shell
This forum is great!

It's like a treasure trove of interesting. Shocked

But in some ways its as eerie as a crypt. Sad Since most of the topics are a couple years old.

However browsing throu ...
  Topic: Production IG is in negotations for a Live Action GitS film
Whisper

Replies: 59
Views: 47042

PostForum: The Original (Oshii) Films   Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2010 10:23 am   Subject: Production IG is in negotations for a Live Action GitS film
I don't think you should worry any about western audiences getting it or not.

Just because Ghost in the Shell is an anime and that it's widely known (or not, I do not KNOW, I'm only speculating and ...
  Topic: Meaning behind the laughing man quote.
Whisper

Replies: 6
Views: 35392

PostForum: Stand Alone Complex   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 10:45 pm   Subject: Meaning behind the laughing man quote.
Oiy. There's a lot to the Laughing Man.

I knew a man just like him. In fact it was creepy when that little boy called him "Chief." Since that was what we called this particular man.

An ...
  Topic: The Cyborg Advantage
Whisper

Replies: 4
Views: 6154

PostForum: The Philosophy   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 10:18 pm   Subject: The Cyborg Advantage
I don't believe in perfect. Not even as a balance. Because the perfect balance is one that includes elements of all things... thus ultimately.. all things. Period.

It's an interesting topic to cons ...
  Topic: Green Apples?
Whisper

Replies: 6
Views: 14197

PostForum: The Philosophy   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 9:58 pm   Subject: Green Apples?
Or it could be the fact that Kuze has lost the ability to move his mouth.. or barely can...

But he took a bite out of the apple. Showing a sort of commitment to Motoko she didn't realized until aft ...
  Topic: Metal Gear Solid 4
Whisper

Replies: 8
Views: 8351

PostForum: Video Games!   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 9:50 pm   Subject: Metal Gear Solid 4
I love the Metal Gear Series.... but I was greatly disappointed in the fourth installment.

As a fan of Hideo Kojima's other projects, I felt Metal Gear Solid 4 lost a lot of it's history and philos ...
  Topic: Fullmetal Alchemist
Whisper

Replies: 21
Views: 23054

PostForum: Anime   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 9:30 pm   Subject: Fullmetal Alchemist
As a HUGE fan of Fullmetal Alchemist. I loved the original series, but nowhere near as much as the second series.

Brotherhood follows the manga, which is a much stronger storyline.

As good as I ...
  Topic: Who is Chief Aramaki
Whisper

Replies: 10
Views: 8159

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 9:20 pm   Subject: Who is Chief Aramaki
Necroing this thread to throw my two cents out there. For what it's worth.

Aramaki is an interesting character. I believe that uncertainty adds to the depth of his character, that mysterious elemen ...
  Topic: Major's Motivations
Whisper

Replies: 8
Views: 7577

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 9:01 pm   Subject: Major's Motivations
I simply think she's just a human.

Just a girl. A woman. A person.

Nothing she's said has hit me harder than when she's talking about the tachikomas.

"Human curiousity."

The driv ...
 
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