thread of tim rogers content (do not read if you hate tim rogers)

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That was really enjoyable. "In other words, like all video games, Death Stranding is *exactly* like Dark Souls. It should be called 'Tark Souls.'" Extra amusing to me because I've never played any Metal Gear games and only know them from one or two iterations of Smash Brothers, where the guy always reminds me of Snake Eyes from GI Joe, and what few clips I've seen of this one seem the farthest from a sneaky ninja assassin game, so it's hard for me to make a connection between that concept and whatever the hell this game seems to be. So I guess I'm ... excited? Curious? Certainly entertained by the simmering hype.

More people should review games months before they play them.

Josh in Chicago, Friday, 9 August 2019 12:53 (one year ago) link

incredible stuff

https://youtu.be/kCf75gfZhXo

devvvine, Saturday, 17 August 2019 21:41 (eleven months ago) link

Watched that this morning; did not check the TRT before I started lol

president of deluded fruitcakes anonymous (silby), Saturday, 17 August 2019 22:18 (eleven months ago) link

two months pass...

that kingdom hearts "review" is a masterpiece

diamonddave85​​ (diamonddave85), Tuesday, 5 November 2019 19:06 (nine months ago) link

his video review of Death Stranding is another one

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZHUY-nVXKU

president of deluded fruitcakes anonymous (silby), Tuesday, 5 November 2019 19:26 (nine months ago) link

two weeks pass...

tim on pokemon:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsXB95GPimU

ciderpress, Friday, 22 November 2019 23:52 (eight months ago) link

excited to watch that tonight…

Swilling Ambergris, Esq. (silby), Saturday, 23 November 2019 00:00 (eight months ago) link

two weeks pass...

Tim goes deep on his 2010s:
https://badend.simplecast.com/episodes/the-decade-in-tim-rogers-ft-tim-rogers

icy bike chain rain (zchyrs), Thursday, 12 December 2019 19:42 (eight months ago) link

(this is a super-depressing interview, btw)

icy bike chain rain (zchyrs), Thursday, 12 December 2019 20:33 (eight months ago) link

less depressing (likely)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0TMNoaB6jg

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Monday, 16 December 2019 21:22 (seven months ago) link

actually still quite depressing!

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Monday, 16 December 2019 22:10 (seven months ago) link

i stand corrected. i kinda wanna take that guy out for ice cream.

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Tuesday, 17 December 2019 03:19 (seven months ago) link

tim rogers, if you ego surf your way here by google, i live in brooklyn and will happily take you out for ice cream at ice and vice if you want. we can talk about not video games. Or Dark Souls!

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Tuesday, 17 December 2019 03:20 (seven months ago) link

one month passes...

tim has reviewed animal crossing new horizons, FF7 remake, and cyberpunk 2077:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESl8gJahyBA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0Bi149yQa8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RuTXkMnooR4

ciderpress, Saturday, 1 February 2020 05:11 (six months ago) link

All good, tho the Animal Crossing one is less tight and more depressed than most of his stuff. Dude is the most too-smart-for-his-own-good person I know of.

Swilling Ambergris, Esq. (silby), Saturday, 1 February 2020 06:01 (six months ago) link

announcement: as many of you have decoded from my recent videos, i have decided to step away from full-time work at @Kotaku effective today, in order to focus on @ActionButton's #TRUCKHECK, other Exciting Endeavors, and my health. pic.twitter.com/FIDFtOuG5z

— tim rogers (@108) February 3, 2020

( X '____' )/ (zappi), Monday, 3 February 2020 20:04 (six months ago) link

more in the thread if you click thru

( X '____' )/ (zappi), Monday, 3 February 2020 20:05 (six months ago) link

Kind of a bummer, but he did seem pretty unhappy in that job. I'll look forward to whatever dude does next.

may the force leave us alone (zchyrs), Monday, 3 February 2020 20:10 (six months ago) link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ai8s6SsDqyY

ciderpress, Monday, 17 February 2020 15:53 (five months ago) link

He seems cheerfully unburdened in that one

Swilling Ambergris, Esq. (silby), Monday, 17 February 2020 15:55 (five months ago) link

i enjoyed learning about the lore of the pink sonic shirt with japanese text that you can buy at target

ciderpress, Monday, 17 February 2020 16:06 (five months ago) link

Guess that's me unsubbing from Kotaku's youtube channel then. No loss really as their non-Rogers content is pretty much worthless.

Brainless Addlepated Timid Muddleheaded Awful No-Account (Pheeel), Monday, 17 February 2020 23:29 (five months ago) link

one month passes...

Tim is on the mend from the ‘vid and the patreon is live

HELLO! i have a patreon: one huge, monthly, hour-long, meticulous, unconventional video review of a game i love. i have 37 videos in the planning stages already. https://t.co/JvTEJSALnx

— tim rogers (@108) April 8, 2020

silby, Wednesday, 8 April 2020 19:42 (four months ago) link

sure why not

ciderpress, Wednesday, 8 April 2020 20:02 (four months ago) link

Daddy needs medicine!

silby, Wednesday, 8 April 2020 20:03 (four months ago) link

i googled tim rogers patreon to grab the link, and saw this tweet, which confused me because i forgot we're in 2020 and jsut saw "current month, current year"

(hang on a second: no, i am NOT making a patreon. i get paid a salary, everybody. and no, i am not going to stream "on the weekend." weekends are for walking around manhattan, watching the @criterionchannl, eating pizza, and reading books)

— tim rogers (@108) April 13, 2019

Hackers (1995) (Will M.), Wednesday, 8 April 2020 20:25 (four months ago) link

omg and the patreon link is in the tweet you posted. i am just crushing it on the internet today. absolutely smashing it

Hackers (1995) (Will M.), Wednesday, 8 April 2020 20:26 (four months ago) link

once he gets this running, i am down to pay

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Wednesday, 8 April 2020 23:31 (four months ago) link

same

brechtian social distancing (Simon H.), Thursday, 9 April 2020 00:54 (four months ago) link

He’s got nerve surgery to pay for! Also he’ll be steaming FF7R all day Friday.

silby, Thursday, 9 April 2020 00:55 (four months ago) link

I'm of course on board. Joined at the mysterious $5 tier.

may the force leave us alone (zchyrs), Thursday, 9 April 2020 15:04 (four months ago) link

he's up to $6000 a month, he deserves it all and more!

silby, Thursday, 9 April 2020 15:06 (four months ago) link

whoa, really? i'm not sure i've seen a patreon go that high, wow! he does deserve it. he was the last good thing remaining at kotaku, which he almost singlehandedly kept afloat the last year or so

let me be your friend on the other end! (Karl Malone), Thursday, 9 April 2020 15:08 (four months ago) link

WHY DID YOU LEAVE KOTAKU?

I found myself suddenly surrounded by numerous offers and opportunities to get paid more by doing less work to produce better content, while also reaching a wider audience. Ain't that the dream? Also, I want to be able to focus on our (Action Button Entertainment's) game TRUCK HECK more.

Also, the CEO was an idiot.

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Thursday, 9 April 2020 15:09 (four months ago) link

one month passes...

premiering at 4PM Pacific / 7PM Eastern / 23:00 UTC, the first Action Button review, of Final Fantasy VII Remake, over 3 hours

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hu4H5ykBP0I

silby, Monday, 25 May 2020 19:50 (two months ago) link

dope but i think i will wait until after i've played the game to watch 3 hours of tim rogers about it

ciderpress, Monday, 25 May 2020 20:00 (two months ago) link

gonna do the opposite

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Monday, 25 May 2020 20:58 (two months ago) link

i don't think i'll ever play the real games. so i'm looking forward to experiencing the remake series through tim rogers

Karl Malone, Monday, 25 May 2020 23:06 (two months ago) link

whew, that first hour is fun but exhausting

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Tuesday, 26 May 2020 04:09 (two months ago) link

https://i.imgur.com/ZZJnhzA.png

Karl Malone, Tuesday, 26 May 2020 07:11 (two months ago) link

as someone who has never played ffvii and has no intention of playing ffvii or the remake this was amazing. only trouble is that i couldn't help reading everything in tim's voice for the rest of the day

devvvine, Wednesday, 27 May 2020 09:11 (two months ago) link

"what a philosophical nightmare"

devvvine, Wednesday, 27 May 2020 09:15 (two months ago) link

I've also never played FFVII outside of the demo, and probably never will play it, but I find it very fascinating as a pop-cultural relic, so this was worth watching for me. I'll probably avoid his video on TLoU until I've actually played that, though.

american primitive stylophone (zchyrs), Wednesday, 27 May 2020 15:57 (two months ago) link

two hours into this it has mostly convinced me i shouldn't play it. Good review! Saved me a lot of time!

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Wednesday, 27 May 2020 17:14 (two months ago) link

this was fine. i mean i watched three hours without being bored. but i wasn’t at any point wowed enough by anywhere he went with it that i felt, afterwards, it had been a sound investment of my time. which i suspect is how i would feel if i got the ffvii remake so i guess it fits

the ghost of tom, choad (thomp), Friday, 29 May 2020 04:58 (two months ago) link

INSERT CREDIT PODCAST is happening again btw and i kind of prefer his snide persona to his earnest persona so I’ve been digging that a lot

the ghost of tom, choad (thomp), Friday, 29 May 2020 04:59 (two months ago) link

only trouble is that i couldn't help reading everything in tim's voice for the rest of the day

― devvvine, Wednesday, 27 May 2020 09:11 (two days ago) bookmarkflaglink

my girlfriend accused me of doing this. i was totally unconscious of it.

the ghost of tom, choad (thomp), Friday, 29 May 2020 05:00 (two months ago) link

three weeks pass...

well, here's three hours on the last of us
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGSTEKapIAg

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Monday, 22 June 2020 04:08 (one month ago) link

One of his best videos imo

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Monday, 22 June 2020 20:01 (one month ago) link

his certainty is infectious

k*r*n koltrane (Simon H.), Wednesday, 24 June 2020 01:54 (one month ago) link


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