Va-11 Hall-a
One of my abosulute favorite games of all time. It's a visual novel with really cool aesthetics, absolutely jammin chill music that you can just vibe to for hours, amazing characters that you get invested into from the eyes of a bartender, calming dialogue and overall atmosphere, everything about it is just so amazing and makes me feel safe. Best played while comfy in bed or when it's raining

Ace Attorney but edgy. Ok but actually Danganronpa is a really good investigative and trial game that personally gave me more of a rush in trials than Phoenix Wright. It has a really cool and unique art style and the story is pretty good, I recommend playing the fan translated version on an actual psp system 'cause the real translation can get pretty corny

Portal takes the simple mechanic of being able to place 2 portals and creates a hella fun puzzle game with an amazing story around it. Fun to go back and see how fast you can complete chambers to just mess around. Portal 2 is extremely good too but the introductory game of the mechanics deserves this spot on my list

People are quick to dismiss this entry in the series because "the driving is bad", but the overall vibe you get from the city and the amazing story is more than enough to make up for any gripes you may have while handling a car. GTA V is fun to play for it's simplicity, almost like an arcade game, but GTA IV is one that will get you invested in the world around you and leave you questioning your decisions

Sometimes the simplest games are the most fun, and the simple falling block gameplay of tetris is timeless as I started playing on gameboy, but the modern executions such as Puyo Puyo Tetris or Tetris 99 are even more addicting to play. Genrally fun game for any occasion

You're living under a rock if you havent heard of minecraft by now, but a recent resurgance in popularity of the game has got me to look back on it and how great it really is. Though I don't agree with all the new updates, Minecraft is a game with unlimited possibilities and will always have it's place for me with nostalgia

One of my favorite racing games right now. I suck at the harder difficulties but it's so satisfying to weave in and out of bendy turns in a levitating spacecraft while going stupidly fast. The soundtrack is nuts too

A very stylized 3d beat em-up with that classic 2000s sega feel to it in both the art and characters. very similar in gameplay to "no more heros" but the wiimote controls and movements feel a lot more natural and satisfying. Probably the best beat-em-up I've played

Ghost Trick
Ace Attorney but with environment manupulation puzzles instead of evidence analysis ones. (I really gotta stop using ace attourney for comparisons.) But seriously it's insane that more people don't know about this game, was even written by the same guy that wrote for Ace Attorney. I sto- "borrowed indefinitely" a physical copy from a friend but you should probably download it (carts are expensive)

Auto Modellista
Best way to describe it is a game for car enthusiasts if you want all your realistic driving on the asphalt irl. Has an incredible vehicle linup and great art style but every car had their tires lathered with butter before each race. Fun to play drunk with friends, but it's that's not your style, play the japanese version, it has much better and easier handling, minus one or two american cars

Dance dance revolution
Not super popular because you need a mat controller, but a very good rhythm game that get's insanely fun to master the more complicated charts. I only wish that there was a version with more songs so I wouldn't have to swap games so often

Last Exile
The first anime I had ever watched, so I may be a little bias, but it has really good characters, story, art style, and it all takes place in a sort of futuristic almost steampunk world with all sorts of cool flying vehicles. It'll take a good amount of time on the wiki afterwards to fully understand everything but it's highly worth watching, despite a slow start into the main plot

Generic hot-rod-guy-enters-race-to-win-the-girl plot, but its how everything is presented that makes this movie great. Every inch of adrenaline that the characters are feeling you also feel, the sound, the animation , the sheer speed, everything you feel resonating directly to you. Not to mention it also has a kick ass funky soundtrack, and a truly amazing comic book animation style that actually pushed the company into bankruptcy. Give it a watch, it's worth it

Pop Team Epic
Pure shitpost humor, Short clips most comparable to robot chicken, but with 2 anime girls with overly detailed hands. So well crafted shitpost humor that I had to buy both the english manga

Panty and stocking
Imagine the powerpuff girls, but for a much more mature audience. By the insanely talented artists that are now at studio trigger, panty and stocking is one of the best nonstop action animes I've seen. Too bad there's only one season even after 10 years

Madoka Magica
I had gotten the "bad guy" spoiled for me ahead of time, but there's so much more that I wasn't expecting. Well animated, amazing story. Go into it with the intent to watch a magical girl story, 'cause after all, that's what it is

Quite likely the most popular anime I've seen and for good reason, giant robots and depression really vibe with a person

It would take all day for me to list every music artist I listen to, but here's my modern playlist and a playlist from a few years ago. Some notable artists include Lemon Demon, vocaloid stuff, and a lot of misc, though not all I listen to is included in these playlists

Spookisaki ​ This monstrosity is actually what made me inclined to make a website in the first place. I have no affiliation to them but the aura of this site spoke to me

GRsites ​ Used to be the best place to find free sounds, repeating textures, etc. I think they even had a section for mouse cursors. They shut down recently but The link goes to a backup of the textures, which is really helpful for sites with geocities vibes

JS-ViNE ​ A JavaScript Visual Novel Engine that's embeddable into a site instead of needing to be downloaded. Used on the about page and with the Life Simulator. If you do make anything with this lmk I'm interested in seeing your creations

Dots Dots Dots ​ Javascript keyboard rhythm game that's random each time. I never got very far past the rainbow part but it's very addicting. My current high score is 97

Tane ​ Amazing website art project, along with a relatable reason as to why it exists at the end. I've been meaning to make a video that even matches this level for years. View with flash if you can, I'm using pale moon to do so ​ Downloadable software that's a good middle ground between mspaint and photoshop. Still very easy to use but doesnt contain some things like a smudge tool. Nearly everything on twelve men is made in it

Label Generator ​ Cool site for generating text graphics that look like they were made with an old label maker. Used on the old home page

Popup Generator ​ Great place for making fake win98 and XP error popups, and there's a few other cool generators on the site (did atomsmasher go down?)

Textanim ​ Good site for making gif text with many textures and fonts. Formerly used on various pages

Gifcities ​ Archive of tons of old gifs from old geocities sites. Pretty neat way to find some cool geocities sites or gifs that you might like or for your website

EZgif ​ Very easy to use site for gif operations, making, cropping, overlaying, optimizing, and a lot more. A majority of the gifs on twelve men have been made with this

Check out these

Love Exposure
Best movie I've watched in recent times. Guy takes a side gig in upskirt photography to challege his catholic upbringing, joins a gang which leads him to a fight where, in full crossdress, he falls in love with a girl. And this is just the first hour (it's 4 hours long) it gets way more insane from here. Amazing experience

Red Dwarf
I don't read many "normal" books, but when asked to in high school, Red Dwarf was a very good choice. Based off a TV show, it takes place with our antihero Lister aboard a mining ship, before the entire crew gets nuclearly decimated and he wakes up millions of years later where he's the only human alive. Very comedic and likable characters

American Psycho
Quite an interesting movie. I don't think I'm entirely the right kind of guy to give a thoughtful comment about it's meaning, but it was very well produced and makes me think about a lot of things. Kind of like uhhhhh The Joker Movie but from 2000

The Mario Movie

I have this on dvd

Lmk if you have anything to recommend too!

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