What’s Happening On Giant Bomb: Week of 1/16/23

Whats up people, and welcome to the inaugural factor of what I suppose we’ll name the Rorie Roundup for the ones of you who’ve some critical time within the GameSpot / Massive Bomb ecosystem. That is supposed to be a weekly recap of what’s going down in the back of the scenes (and occasionally in entrance of the scenes!) right here at Massive Bomb. I selected the image above as a result of I’ve been taking part in a lot of Returnal, which would possibly change into a related factoid to the Massive Bomb homepage if I end up one thing that I am running on.

The Happenings

Retailer Stuff: It’s taken us some time longer than I expected to relaunch the shop, however as of final week we now have in any case signed a freelance with a brand new retailer supplier. There are numerous odds and ends to wash up whilst you discover a new industry spouse like this: remaining out outdated invoices, transport our merch from the outdated warehouse to the brand new warehouse, studying new gear for the backend, and many others. and many others. You shouldn’t want to concern an excessive amount of in regards to the specifics however I’m very hopeful that the brand new retailer might be on-line via the tip of subsequent week. We in all probability is not going to release with each and every unmarried legacy merchandise (it’s going to take a little bit to get samples of outerwear, drinkware, and many others.) however I’m hoping to have all seven of the shirts we introduced final summer season able to head when it does pass reside, and possibly some further surprises as smartly? Possibly?

I do know the shop has been offline for some time now, and a few of your retailer coupons could have expired for the time being: if there’s any factor together with your order whilst you position it or if there’s any bother making use of your Top class 10% off, be at liberty to succeed in out to beef up@giantbomb.com and I’ll get you taken care of. This would possibly take a little time as there’ll be some guide paintings for me to regulate your orders, however we’ll determine all of it out after all!

Additional Lifestyles Prizes and Thank You Playing cards: No, I didn’t put out of your mind that there’s a pile of stuff I’ve to ship out as Additional Lifestyles prizes! Any person who donated a complete of $100 or extra all the way through our Additional Lifestyles movement from the SF studio in November is within the drawing pile: you must obtain an e mail this week asking on your cope with. You’ll ALL get a signed thanks card if you want for one, and I’ll get the prizes taken care of out and shipped off when I am getting a minute. I’m a little bit in the back of on transport these things and one of the Top class Giveaway pieces from the Discord channel, most commonly as a result of I haven’t been going into the administrative center because of all this rain we’ve been having within the bay.

Fortunately the Fandom administrative center in SF is actually above a USPS administrative center so as soon as I am getting the whole lot over there (as soon as the rain clears up) I will be able to write these kinds of playing cards and check out to send the prizes out once I make a selection winners. I attempted to do one of the Discord prizes via FedEx Pack and Send however the costs can also be EXORBITANT (assume 220 bucks+ for a cargo to Canada that weighed below 3 kilos). I will be able to best expense such a lot cash!

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Signup/Cost Drift: We’ve been running on a modernized signup and fee waft for Massive Bomb for QUITE SOME TIME NOW and it’s nearly able to roll out. Someday this week (barring any last-minute oopsies), you must to find it a little bit simpler to both join a brand new account or join some extra of that candy, candy Massive Bomb Top class. It must be a slicker and easier-to-use signup waft, and expectantly will make it a little bit more effective to join an account for your telephone if you wish to have. The paintings achieved right here will construct into our paintings at the tiered device of Massive Bomb Top class which remains to be at the product docket. For the loopy amongst you who come to this website however have by no means made an account – nowadays is your day. Sneak preview symbol ahoy!

Returning Displays

JeffJeff’s Extraordinary Journey: We’ve observed your questions! Sure, JJBA will go back this week at the 18th. We make an apology for the inconsistent agenda however occasionally it’s tricky to get 4 very busy other people in the similar “room” on the similar time!

Demo Derby: As Dan discussed, he is in possession of the sacred discs and Demo Derby must go back quickly!

Friday Evening Forkin’: It returns this Thursday! Music in!

Giant Insects

Video Participant Insects: We’re nonetheless running on narrowing down the explanation that some browsers are not able to play movies at the website participant. One of the most problems have been resolved final week however I do know there are nonetheless some ache issues for a few of you and we’re looking to determine it out! For those who’re having problems taking part in movies on-site please hop into this discussion board thread and assist me slim down the indicators.

Or you’ll be able to pop into the site-tech-issues channel on our Discord, as smartly.

Neighborhood Co-Op Nook

This week’s Neighborhood Co-Op Nook goes to convey me again to the sector of FFXIV. I’ve now not performed an enormous quantity of FFXIV in the previous few months, so possibly it’s time to get to some extent the place I will be able to polish off Shadowbringers? (I do know, I do know: I’m means in the back of however I simply wasn’t feeling it for some time there.)

Sign up for me on Wednesday at 4 PM Pacific for a jaunt throughout the Extinguishing The Remaining Mild quest in Shadowbringers. I believed this was once a Raid, nevertheless it seems it’s a dungeon! It appears like a very powerful one, regardless that. We’ll get via it in combination, watch some cutscenes, and possibly chitchat in our Discord voice channel about all issues FFXIV if you wish to sign up for. Pop into the Community Co-Op Corner channel on the Discord if you wish to sign up for the birthday celebration!

Top class Giveaway

That is proper, it is a giveaway! I have been inconsistent with the Top class Discord giveaways in the previous few months, however I’m going to check out and get them began up on a weekly foundation in 2023. Our first giveaway of the brand new 12 months is that this pretty God Eater 2 Hoodie! It is actual at ease!

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This is how to go into if you are Top class:

  • Sign up for the Discord: discord.gg/giantbomb
  • Cross to the #bot-linkdump channel below the Off-Matter header
  • Sort /top rate attach
  • Practice the directions equipped to hyperlink as much as your Top class account on-site.
  • (This step is most probably best possible in a internet browser!)
  • Click on Check and also you’re excellent to head!
  • Head to the Giveaway channel and use the bot to go into!

This is the entire information I’ve for you this week. Be at liberty to make use of the feedback to invite me for extra main points or about anything you prefer! I can paintings on formatting this for simpler studying sooner or later.

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