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black1blade
March 13th, 2016, 12:36 PM
Oh I love winding you guys up.

Prix with a Silent X
March 13th, 2016, 12:39 PM
Too much cheeky, b1b.

Also that sounds really interesting, Shrapnel. I admire your persistence and apparent reading speed.

black1blade
March 13th, 2016, 12:41 PM
I mean she did say that which is cool.

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 12:42 PM
wow, girls that talk.

just Beamu
March 13th, 2016, 12:43 PM
I mean she did say that which is cool.


Not really the point

Historia
March 13th, 2016, 12:44 PM
Also that sounds really interesting, Shrapnel. I admire your persistence and apparent reading speed.

i recommend it, same with Bedivere's Right Hand.

speaking of, i added more to and believe i've finally finished the 4th chapter of you are my king and if i can't hold out waiting for dully to look it over might just go ahead and post it after i've re-read it and polished what i can on my own

i believe this chapter is the point where it starts getting good

black1blade
March 13th, 2016, 12:49 PM
I was actually feeling quite lonely recently so it's just nice to do things with people.

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 02:47 PM
Sucker Punch is a bad movie imo

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 02:50 PM
stop

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 02:51 PM
Maybe we should all group watch it sometime

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 02:52 PM
hello mods i'd like to report trolling

Snow
March 13th, 2016, 02:52 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ssoBUb2cJk

just Beamu
March 13th, 2016, 02:53 PM
do you regret watching it yet

SeiKeo
March 13th, 2016, 02:53 PM
Sucker Punch is a bad movie imo
ill blow ur fookin ed off

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 02:54 PM
do you regret watching it yet

i regret watching it with rodyle

Marmadillo
March 13th, 2016, 02:55 PM
do you regret watching it yet
I had fun time not paying much attention to it

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i regret watching it with rodyle
come on, that was the best part

SeiKeo
March 13th, 2016, 02:55 PM
come on, that was the best part
i don't like being with angry people

just Beamu
March 13th, 2016, 02:56 PM
i regret watching it with rodyle
i warned you not to do it sober

Snow
March 13th, 2016, 02:56 PM
Excalibutt!

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 02:57 PM
come on, that was the best part
it could have been the best part if it wasn't just a lot of ranting about how much he hated it

Marmadillo
March 13th, 2016, 02:57 PM
i don't like being with angry people
he wasn't angry drunk

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 02:58 PM
also i still regret waking up for this

he could have set it for later in the day

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 02:58 PM
I also ranted about why I hated it

I would be down for excalibur sometime but snow is watching it herself

e: I said that was to take care of the Euros!

Snow
March 13th, 2016, 02:59 PM
I think we had a Good Time, myself

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I also ranted about why I hated it

I would be down for excalibur sometime but snow is watching it herself
I actually won't watch it now cause I remembered I have shit to do for school.

Strife ❤️
March 13th, 2016, 02:59 PM
is it actually that bad

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 02:59 PM
I also ranted about why I hated it

I would be down for excalibur sometime but snow is watching it herself

if only you had decided this during the 2 hours post movie, it could have been reduced significantly

SeiKeo
March 13th, 2016, 02:59 PM
is it actually that bad
n o

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 03:00 PM
I think we had a Good Time, myself

we had a Good Time but also I am cranky from having to wake up early for it

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 03:00 PM
I said i'd be down for it during that and nobody else really was! Besides I also have things to do, as does Snow, so

Snow
March 13th, 2016, 03:00 PM
is it actually that bad
I feel like if it was worse it actually wouldn't be such a waste of time.

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 03:01 PM
I said i'd be down for it during that and nobody else really was! Besides I also have things to do, as does Snow, so

i definitely said it sounded promisingly campy

Marmadillo
March 13th, 2016, 03:03 PM
is it actually that bad
It's Snyder throwing an anime, music video and video game at the wall and masturbating on it. And it should sound fun, but it's just empty of anything I feel I should have an opinion on.

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 03:04 PM
It's Snyder throwing an anime, music video and video game at the wall and masturbating on it. And it should sound fun, but it's just empty of anything I feel I should have an opinion on.

accurate

SeiKeo
March 13th, 2016, 03:05 PM
yeah if you've watched an average battle anime you watched sucker punch it's just that

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 03:05 PM
there are in fact no battles in sucker punch

Snow
March 13th, 2016, 03:07 PM
i definitely said it sounded promisingly campy
The actors even roll their Rs!

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 03:07 PM
I need a nap, goodbye RT

Snow
March 13th, 2016, 03:08 PM
there are in fact no battles in sucker punch

These guys paid no attention.

SeiKeo
March 13th, 2016, 03:11 PM
if i couldn't understand what was happening, guess why

I3uster
March 13th, 2016, 03:13 PM
always memewatch with subs

Snow
March 13th, 2016, 03:20 PM
see what i'm talking about
http://i.imgur.com/B2DoZOH.jpg

Strife ❤️
March 13th, 2016, 03:23 PM
I didn't know how empty was my soul until it was filled. Ready my knights for battle. They will ride with their King once more...

Peanut-007
March 13th, 2016, 03:58 PM
Glows avatar is adorable.

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 04:15 PM
It's true
kawaii

Can I ask where you found it?

Snow
March 13th, 2016, 04:43 PM
Why would I be doing stuff for school when I can stare at the materials woozily and gigglesnort to myself and fail to focus on anything...

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 04:49 PM
the warriors, a very good silent movie
I mean it's got some real good faces

Historia
March 13th, 2016, 06:17 PM
I forget what genre this is called, or mix of, but I really love it:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xyz389Htbdg

Especially the build-up at 3:50 and onwards

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reminds me of ghost in the shell and mirror's edge

black1blade
March 13th, 2016, 06:21 PM
So I let my cat out today, after 2 weeks of him being stuck inside and he just came back which is good.

Prix with a Silent X
March 13th, 2016, 06:41 PM
I got sigged by someone who I haven't spoken to before? Amazing. Good advice, too. My best probably.

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 06:54 PM
I'm sorry? I didn't know a signature was so personal.
It was good advice and put a smile on my face, so I figured why not make it a signature.

Historia
March 13th, 2016, 06:57 PM
gally best

Kelnish
March 13th, 2016, 06:59 PM
The departed is good in case you forgot

Prix with a Silent X
March 13th, 2016, 07:00 PM
I'm sorry? I didn't know a signature was so personal.
It was good advice and put a smile on my face, so I figured why not make it a signature.

No, no, no. I was happy about it. I wasn't being sarcastic, I promise. I'm sorry, now I feel bad.

Snow
March 13th, 2016, 07:02 PM
gally best

your avatar is kinda scary for some reason

I3uster
March 13th, 2016, 07:03 PM
The departed is good in case you forgot

de depaahted

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 07:06 PM
No, no, no. I was happy about it. I wasn't being sarcastic, I promise. I'm sorry, now I feel bad.

Don't worry about it, I apologize rather quickly and was kind of messing with you.

Prix with a Silent X
March 13th, 2016, 07:07 PM
Don't worry about it, I apologize rather quickly and was kind of messing with you.

Well you were successful. I don't want to make anyone feel bad.

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 07:13 PM
Well you were successful. I don't want to make anyone feel bad.

Mission accomplished, strangely enough I feel worse for it.

Kelnish
March 13th, 2016, 07:14 PM
de depaahted

Mods??????

Prix with a Silent X
March 13th, 2016, 07:20 PM
Mission accomplished, strangely enough I feel worse for it.

No, it's okay. I just didn't want to come across as actually harsh.


Mods??????

l3uster is a mod. When your mods break your heart, where can you turn?

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 07:22 PM
Mac, the savior

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 07:23 PM
Glows avatar is adorable.

thank

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It's true
kawaii

Can I ask where you found it?

Avalon actually

Prix with a Silent X
March 13th, 2016, 07:24 PM
Pretty sure a dragon ate him.

I3uster
March 13th, 2016, 07:24 PM
l3uster is a mod. When your mods break your heart, where can you turn?

ah weecked fahkin good one too

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 07:24 PM
Also hi RT i'm back and 300% more rested


Rodyle i apologize for the things i said when cranky

Prix with a Silent X
March 13th, 2016, 07:25 PM
Also hi RT i'm back and 300% more rested


Rodyle i apologize for the things i said when cranky

This is why we tell you to go to bed.

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 07:27 PM
Or alternatively eat a snickers...

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Pretty sure a dragon ate him.

What, where was I when this happened.

He was going to build a bridge for me ;_;

Prix with a Silent X
March 13th, 2016, 07:29 PM
http://40.media.tumblr.com/75de5db50771daaf71eeb2fdfd6101f3/tumblr_mw82x0Tmyi1s2ue0oo1_500.png

PMMM Rebellion spoiler, I doubt I need to tag but realized.

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What, where was I when this happened.

He was going to build a bridge for me ;_;

He emerged briefly to explain something about the dragons, then he went away again. I can only assume it got him in the end.

just Beamu
March 13th, 2016, 07:33 PM
Also hi RT i'm back and 300% more rested


Rodyle i apologize for the things i said when cranky
ingest more caffeine imo

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 07:37 PM
crank up the crankiness

I need some salt for my dinner

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 07:38 PM
crank up the crankiness

I need some salt for my dinner
get dullahan in here and you'll have more salt than you'll ever need

Prix with a Silent X
March 13th, 2016, 07:40 PM
crank up the crankiness

I need some salt for my dinner

Salt > Sugar

Strife ❤️
March 13th, 2016, 07:40 PM
n o

Kirby
March 13th, 2016, 07:41 PM
get dullahan in here and you'll have more salt than you'll ever need
Idk, you're the one who keeps bringing it up.

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 07:42 PM
Idk, you're the one who keeps bringing it up.

yes that is generally the point

salt

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 07:44 PM
Salt > Sugar

I don't really like sugar on my pizza... or too much salt

just Beamu
March 13th, 2016, 07:44 PM
Salt > Sugar
I'm sorry Prix, but sugar and sweets are magnificent in every way

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 07:46 PM
You're welcome. Technically I could give a warning for that... but I think for now the memory of the Do You Like Saber thread is enough.

If you gave a warning for that (one single image is doing nothing to bandwidth or browser performance) while it was even spoilered and could be dismissed with a single click, you would be a fool.

Prix with a Silent X
March 13th, 2016, 07:46 PM
I'm sorry Prix, but sugar and sweets are magnificent in every way

I respect you in your strange, possibly wrong opinion.

just Beamu
March 13th, 2016, 07:46 PM
I respect you in your strange, possibly wrong opinion.
Wow I'm hurt

sweets are good

Strife ❤️
March 13th, 2016, 07:46 PM
What did I miss?!

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 07:47 PM
What did I miss?!

the revolution

Prix with a Silent X
March 13th, 2016, 07:47 PM
What did I miss?!

I brought up Homura one time.

You
March 13th, 2016, 07:47 PM
I respect you in your strange, possibly wrong opinion.
sweetness is objectively a good taste.

Five_X
March 13th, 2016, 07:48 PM
If you gave a warning for that (one single image is doing nothing to bandwidth or browser performance) while it was even spoilered and could be dismissed with a single click, you would be a fool.

Shhh, he's got to learn to fear, this is the only way. Trust me, senpai.

Strife ❤️
March 13th, 2016, 07:48 PM
I posted one million pictures of Robin without fear.

Prix with a Silent X
March 13th, 2016, 07:49 PM
sweetness is objectively a good taste.

I like some sweet tastes. I just don't generally care for desserts, and even those I kind of like I regret because I dislike the aftertaste/feeling in my mouth. I drink moderately to very sweet drinks pretty frequently.

just Beamu
March 13th, 2016, 07:49 PM
the revolution
Dammit I was gonna quote Hamilton

You
March 13th, 2016, 07:50 PM
I like some sweet tastes. I just don't generally care for desserts, and even those I kind of like I regret because I dislike the aftertaste/feeling in my mouth. I drink moderately to very sweet drinks pretty frequently.
there is only one sweet taste though
what you don't like is the smells.

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 07:53 PM
The sweet taste of victory.


the revolution

It was glorious

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 07:53 PM
Shhh, he's got to learn to fear, this is the only way. Trust me, senpai.

No.

Five_X
March 13th, 2016, 07:55 PM
No.

Your heart is too cold and grim now. :(

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 07:56 PM
he never had a heart

he's spinach, not lettuce

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 07:56 PM
Your heart is too cold and grim now. :(

Maybe it needs sugar? someone get this man some ice cream to cool his cold heart.

Five_X
March 13th, 2016, 07:57 PM
Maybe it needs sugar? someone get this man some ice cream to cool his cold heart.

This seems counterproductive......

SeiKeo
March 13th, 2016, 07:57 PM
he never had a heart

he's spinach, not lettuce
+

Prix with a Silent X
March 13th, 2016, 07:57 PM
there is only one sweet taste though
what you don't like is the smells.

I mean, I actually think certain sweets smell really nice, though. I know what you're talking about with regard to how we actually experience tastes. For me, though, the concentration of sweet taste in most desserts leaves a gritty feeling on my teeth and the taste lingers too much. Most sweets, I just decline because of this, but certain ones like birthday cake and red velvet cake and certain fruit pies and things, I enjoy the taste of. I just don't really care for the aftertaste, even for those.

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 07:57 PM
Feel free to delete the post but don't act like it's a warnable offense in an isolated case with one single image pasted (no browser damage, no bandwidth drain) inside of spoiler tags. Literally harmless, I can even view the post on my phone just fine and carry on in the thread.

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 07:59 PM
Spin are you okay

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 07:59 PM
This seems counterproductive......

I was hoping people would get the southpark reference, though I guess its too far fetched

just Beamu
March 13th, 2016, 07:59 PM
For some masochistic reason I find my self listening to Super Eurobeat and I can't stop

Prix with a Silent X
March 13th, 2016, 08:00 PM
he never had a heart

he's spinach, not lettuce

What makes you assume any leafy green has feelings? What's special about lettuce?

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 08:00 PM
Spin are you okay

Is that rhetorical?

GhostDIGIT
March 13th, 2016, 08:01 PM
I was hoping people would get the southpark reference, though I guess its too far fetched
We need a hot island song to cool his icy heart.

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 08:01 PM
Spin are you okay

Deleting the post is an equal level of harmless to match the post itself.

Acting like it deserves a warning is not okay.

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 08:01 PM
What makes you assume any leafy green has feelings? What's special about lettuce?

[its a joke] (https://ca.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090614054424AAD6oFj)

Five_X
March 13th, 2016, 08:04 PM
Feel free to delete the post but don't act like it's a warnable offense in an isolated case with one single image pasted (no browser damage, no bandwidth drain) inside of spoiler tags. Literally harmless, I can even view the post on my phone just fine and carry on in the thread.

It might be a good idea to get some sleep. You don't seem to be in a good mood and a nap will help.

Just be glad you weren't watching a bad movie in the middle of the day!

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and sleep is something I'm going to get for myself because work in morning

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 08:05 PM
We need a hot island song to cool his icy heart.

Thank you Ghost, you got it.

GhostDIGIT
March 13th, 2016, 08:06 PM
Thank you Ghost, you got it.
It's from the Free Hat episode, right?

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 08:06 PM
It's from the Free Hat episode, right?

Yes it is

GhostDIGIT
March 13th, 2016, 08:07 PM
What were the boys trying to do again? I can't remember.

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 08:18 PM
Is that rhetorical?

no

You
March 13th, 2016, 08:19 PM
What makes you assume any leafy green has feelings? What's special about lettuce?
https://i.ytimg.com/vi/SdfpIWfk9gI/hqdefault.jpg


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-di63bTfX4

GhostDIGIT
March 13th, 2016, 08:20 PM
Everything has to die for something else to live.

You
March 13th, 2016, 08:22 PM
tomatoes can be aidoru as well
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B0XRg4vCEAE9CSr.jpg

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 08:28 PM
tomatoes can be aidoru as well
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B0XRg4vCEAE9CSr.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/ZsQIF7h.jpg

GhostDIGIT
March 13th, 2016, 08:28 PM
go, go, go, go, go, go. Weird sound effect.

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 08:37 PM
it's come to my attention that some people are under the impression i am still actually angry at dulla for the fic thing, and not as a joke

therefore, as official disclaimer: i am not angry anymore, dulla is a very nice person, we get along well, etc etc

i apologize for any annoyance my continued salt has caused

GhostDIGIT
March 13th, 2016, 08:40 PM
I think your interactions are adorable, actually.

Peanut-007
March 13th, 2016, 08:41 PM
I'm Teacher Assistant to a Global Studies teacher and am helping him grade these papers on the West Africa unit. This guy is viscous.





France wanted to rebuild its national pride by building a French empire in Africa.


It had been wounded by the loss of Alsace-Lorraine. They would get used to that feeling of losing Alsace-Lorraine in the next century.

just Beamu
March 13th, 2016, 08:43 PM
This guy is viscous.
is he congealing

Peanut-007
March 13th, 2016, 08:45 PM
is he congealing
Slime girl.
I grade at a monster girls school. Anime is real.

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 08:46 PM
First coke I've had since... NEC.

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 09:25 PM
Huh I haven't been out to a Mexican place in months either.

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Drink coke

Feel fat

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I need some water to wash down the shame.

Peanut-007
March 13th, 2016, 09:28 PM
Huh I haven't been out to a Mexican place in months either.

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Drink coke

Feel fat

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I need some water to wash down the shame.

I can't even drink soda anymore except some Root Beers or cream sodas. They all taste like watery maple syrup spiked with acid.

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 09:34 PM
https://scontent-lga3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpt1/v/t1.0-0/p480x480/1916667_553562151484874_3791522432446660337_n.jpg? oh=58ff1eb42f6afbae24a6b2c79c5c5282&oe=57541673

Historia
March 13th, 2016, 09:37 PM
.

would vote for

Peanut-007
March 13th, 2016, 09:40 PM
Unpatriotic and traitorous lies against the glory of The Empire

http://t.fod4.com/t/57ece7586a/c640x360_67.jpg

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 10:48 PM
Watching Two Best Friends play Human Revolution DR. They just got to Trashcan Racism and it's even more powerful than I remember.

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 10:51 PM
Don't watch Two Best Friends.

Peanut-007
March 13th, 2016, 10:53 PM
Don't watch Two Best Friends.

expand your argument

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 10:53 PM
Don't watch Two Best Friends.

Listen to this man, he speaks the truth

Neir
March 13th, 2016, 10:56 PM
i had mexican food tonight. I usually get the same thing, but tonight had enchiladas suizas and was sorely disappointed.

GhostDIGIT
March 13th, 2016, 10:57 PM
Listen to this man, he speaks the truth
I've heard of them but never watched them.

Laserman
March 13th, 2016, 10:59 PM
https://scontent-lga3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpt1/v/t1.0-0/p480x480/1916667_553562151484874_3791522432446660337_n.jpg? oh=58ff1eb42f6afbae24a6b2c79c5c5282&oe=57541673
This is great.

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 11:03 PM
i had mexican food tonight. I usually get the same thing, but tonight had enchiladas suizas and was sorely disappointed.

be like me and never branch out, ever

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:05 PM
Don't watch Two Best Friends.
hmm, no

SeiKeo
March 13th, 2016, 11:05 PM
I advise it.

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:08 PM
I don't take your advice very seriously

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 11:09 PM
I don't take your advice very seriously

Dubious Opinion Man

I3uster
March 13th, 2016, 11:10 PM
if two of your friends tell you to stop doing something maybe its time to take a step back and reflect

Prix with a Silent X
March 13th, 2016, 11:12 PM
if two of your friends tell you to stop doing something maybe its time to take a step back and reflect

http://imoviequotes.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/129.gif

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:12 PM
there's like 3 people on this site that listen to podcasts or watch LPs so there's nothing to take seriously about that advice, sorry

Peanut-007
March 13th, 2016, 11:14 PM
if two of your friends tell you to stop doing something maybe its time to take a step back and reflect

Don't watch two best friends but listen to two best friends. I'm getting mixed messages here.

Seika
March 13th, 2016, 11:15 PM
Rodyle has friends? Where?

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:15 PM
you can sometimes see me talking to them on twitter

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 11:20 PM
there's like 3 people on this site that listen to podcasts or watch LPs so there's nothing to take seriously about that advice, sorry

Those people need help. LPs are really not good for you.

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:21 PM
tell me more, man who watches fgc streams

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 11:23 PM
I watch tournament play to learn tech. You listen to podcasts and watch LPs to get video game opinions from other people. These aren't valid comparisons.

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 11:24 PM
Don't watch Sucker Punch
Don't watch LP's
Don't watch Two best friends play
Don't follow my advise

SeiKeo
March 13th, 2016, 11:25 PM
IMO you should have your own IMO instead of some youtube nerd's

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:26 PM
I watch/listen to them for information and entertainment, it's the exact same thing. Keeps me current, like your boring streams do for you.

Well as far as podcasts only like, 3 of the numerous ones I listen to are about video games but ya know

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 11:27 PM
If you're into LE STORY PLOT XD WELL WRITTEN video games of LE PLOT STORY XD WELL WRITTEN XDD (don't do this actually) at least play and experience the games yourself instead of watching some shitter play them while throwing out random comments. Likewise, instead of listening to podcasts to consume opinions from other people, actually play games and create opinions of your own.

SeiKeo
March 13th, 2016, 11:28 PM
Watching video games is like listening to the recording of a movie tbh???

Kirby
March 13th, 2016, 11:28 PM
I used to watch LPs of games I couldn't have or play, because it made me feel somewhat better about it.

It's pretty time-consuming now, though. Though idk if it's just the illusion of it being longer because there's no more 10-minute time-limit.

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 11:29 PM
I watch/listen to them for information and entertainment, it's the exact same thing. Keeps me current, like your boring streams do for you.

A man who has had no good friends to play games with his entire life... this is what he turns into.

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:29 PM
I play tons of games by myself though? Like you have me on steam, you know this to be a fact. I don't have them to parrot opinions, I have them for news and for entertainment.

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 11:29 PM
Is it okay to watch LP's if you mute the footage and just skip ahead to see some gameplay?

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 11:30 PM
Watching video games is like listening to the recording of a movie tbh???

Some random person talks over the movie nonstop to make bad jokes, is this a good movie watching method?

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I play tons of games by myself though? Like you have me on steam, you know this to be a fact. I don't have them to parrot opinions, I have them for news and for entertainment.

Do you actually need podcasts to get news, when you literally are on twitter, where news is going to be hitting first 99% of the time

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:30 PM
Is it okay to watch LP's if you mute the footage and just skip ahead to see some gameplay?
do what you want with youtube videos IMO

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 11:31 PM
do what you want with youtube videos IMO

I like that opinion

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 11:32 PM
do what you want with youtube videos IMO

Only do what I say is good.

GhostDIGIT
March 13th, 2016, 11:32 PM
I like watching a certain group's let's plays because they consist of them ragging on one another and lots of suffering.

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:32 PM
Do you actually need podcasts to get news, when you literally are on twitter, where news is going to be hitting first 99% of the time
News comes out of conferences, is given in press releases, or leaks on gaf, and as I have no desire to constantly be combing forums or twitter, what I don't seen in the former two sources is collected in my preferred podcasts, which I listen to in the background at work or my goddamn 2 hour uni commute.

Peanut-007
March 13th, 2016, 11:33 PM
If you're into LE STORY PLOT XD WELL WRITTEN video games of LE PLOT STORY XD WELL WRITTEN XDD (don't do this actually) at least play and experience the games yourself instead of watching some shitter play them while throwing out random comments. Likewise, instead of listening to podcasts to consume opinions from other people, actually play games and create opinions of your own.

What if I don't have the money to experience all the video games I want to.

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 11:33 PM
News comes out of conferences, is given in press releases, or leaks on gaf, and as I have no desire to constantly be combing forums or twitter, what I don't seen in the former two sources is collected in my preferred podcasts, which I listen to in the background at work or my goddamn 2 hour uni commute.

I pity you

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:34 PM
Also Giant Bomb, being an actual press organization, has, ya know, press access and is playing games literally years prior to them coming out so they're a more fruitful source than @DickBug94 on twitter.

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 11:34 PM
He probably pities you too

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 11:34 PM
What if I don't have the money to experience all the video games I want to.

I'm not allowed to advocate piracy as a mod... but as a man I also cannot speak against my true feelings... so I must simply not answer this question.

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:35 PM
I pity you
a 2 hours commute is indeed terrible

but at least it doesn't make me think fighting games are good

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 11:35 PM
a 2 hours commute is indeed terrible

but at least it doesn't make me think fighting games are good

Look here, a man with no good friends to play games with reminds us of his tragic backstory.

SeiKeo
March 13th, 2016, 11:36 PM
Also Giant Bomb, being an actual press organization
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2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:37 PM
Look here, a man with no good friends to play games with reminds us of his tragic backstory.
I know you are sad that your genre's flagship franchise sold terribly because said genre's insular structure is slowly strangling it almost as hard as MOBAs strangled RTS, but don't take it out on me.

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 11:38 PM
When all hope is lost, when no light can be found in the darkness, my one True Friend @Keo rides to my side.

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I know you are sad that your genre's flagship franchise sold terribly because said genre's insular structure is slowly strangling it almost as hard as MOBAs strangled RTS, but don't take it out on me.

I don't even like SF though lol.

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:38 PM
hi I'm an idiot
they're literally an arm of CBS

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 11:38 PM
I've never even PLAYED SF lol.

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:40 PM
I don't even like SF though lol.
This kind of isn't relevant!? It's still the most important name in the genre and its ill health indicates the kind of problems that FGC big names have been talking about for years, it's horrifically inaccessible and the community is insular.

just Beamu
March 13th, 2016, 11:40 PM
be like me and never branch out, ever
Good Advice

Laserman
March 13th, 2016, 11:41 PM
This kind of isn't relevant!? It's still the most important name in the genre and its ill health indicates the kind of problems that FGC big names have been talking about for years, it's horrifically inaccessible and the community is insular.
Don't people that play fighting games want more people to play fighting games?

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 11:43 PM
This kind of isn't relevant!? It's still the most important name in the genre and its ill health indicates the kind of problems that FGC big names have been talking about for years, it's horrifically inaccessible and the community is insular.

The thing is I knew nothing about SF's sales so it's like, ???

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 11:43 PM
if only my dog didnt have such a tragic backstory, maybe she wouldnt be so spoiled

but she does, so she is.

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 11:43 PM
If it means making the game more accessible, probably no.

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:44 PM
Don't people that play fighting games want more people to play fighting games?
The FGC is not newbie friendly no. Look at all the whining over Rising Thunder's attempt to get rid of motions as an example.

Granted, RT is dead now but that's the kind of shit they do.

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 11:44 PM
I actually wrote about fighting game accessibility in our Melty thread and actually know it's a problem, but I don't care because I play the most obscure niche FGs, essentially a niche within a niche. You need to be one hella unique guy to find yourself in the world of Melty.

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 11:44 PM
if only my dog didnt have such a tragic backstory, maybe she wouldnt be so spoiled

but she does, so she is.

Are you saying your dog has no friends. Because that is genuinely sad

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:44 PM
The thing is I knew nothing about SF's sales so it's like, ???
They've been really bad.

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 11:45 PM
They've been really bad.

Nobody is surprised.jpg

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 11:46 PM
Are you saying your dog has no friends. Because that is genuinely sad

I'm saying my dog was horrendously abused as a puppy and because of this I don't have the heart to be too stern with her about anything

GhostDIGIT
March 13th, 2016, 11:46 PM
Weren't fighting games dead before SFIV came along and brought the genre back to life?

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 11:46 PM
Weren't fighting games dead before SFIV came along and brought the genre back to life?

I wouldn't say... back to life...

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:47 PM
Weren't fighting games dead before SFIV came along and brought the genre back to life?
there was some poverty shit going on in the interim but aside of that yes, there was very much a "fighting games are dead" period

Zurvan
March 13th, 2016, 11:48 PM
I'm saying my dog was horrendously abused as a puppy and because of this I don't have the heart to be too stern with her about anything

I take what I said back. Its still genuinely sad though, and now I feel sad too. How much was that mug?

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:49 PM
like fighting games are in a really precarious position because while some genres can live in indieland or in "dev that barely keeps the lights on" land, fighting games require an actual budget, extensive testing, etc to get a proper one going so if they can't make some actual money they really will just fucking die

I3uster
March 13th, 2016, 11:50 PM
SFIV did it a big favor, revived 2D basically by themselves.

what used to be arcades for recruitment is twitch today so i dont see the genre going away too soon though

even if it is hard to get into

but being hard is (or used to be) actually a massive draw for a lot of ELECTRONIC SPORTS if you think back on pre-moba times because theres a lot of appeal in seeing people do better than you ever could

Peanut-007
March 13th, 2016, 11:50 PM
I wouldn't say... back to life...

back to comatose from dead
except the ultimate ninja storm games apparently those were going strong

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:51 PM
small caveat: fighting games may die

but mugen is forever

I3uster
March 13th, 2016, 11:51 PM
ajajajaja

Peanut-007
March 13th, 2016, 11:51 PM
small caveat: fighting games may die

but mugen is forever

and salty bet is forever+

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:52 PM
and salty bet is forever+
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though I think the purity of The Salt was tainted when they organized that whole tier system business

Gl❀w
March 13th, 2016, 11:52 PM
I take what I said back. Its still genuinely sad though, and now I feel sad too. How much was that mug?

It is genuinely sad, but the good news is that she's mostly a very happy dog these days despite having a lot of anxieties and knee-jerk responses to some things. Also, she's mostly well behaved on her own, she just has an inordinate amount of attention lavished on her.

What mug? The one I was telling Leo to buy for me?

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 11:53 PM
Mugen's a masterpiece

FGs will actually not die ever but they'll never BIG ESPORTS BIG MONEY BIG STADIUMS BIG PROFESSIONALISM

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:54 PM
actually the tier system did add one good thing to Saltybet and that's enabling proper tournaments because you can have a big brawl between all S tier characters

I3uster
March 13th, 2016, 11:55 PM
That's mostly the community kneecapping itself though isn't it.

I kinda admire that though. Not wanting to sell out and keep at your weird grassroots poverty moneymatches is a cool attitude. just becomes kind of ironic coupled to expensive hardware and games made by companies in commune with the serpent

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 11:56 PM
Thinking about it, Nintendo pumping money into Evo to get their games on the main stage and the community backlash is a good example of the problem here.

The FGC is actually deathly afraid of professionalism and don't want to look like sellouts.

(Which is an understandable notion because trying to advertise video game competitions with the level of serious businesslike professionalism real sports and other competitive venues try to present theirselves with is dumb because it's video games, not sports.)

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Wow did I3uster and I just fucking agree on an opinion related to some sort of media/entertainment that isn't anime?

SeiKeo
March 13th, 2016, 11:57 PM
Wow did I3uster and I just fucking agree on an opinion related to some sort of media/entertainment that isn't anime?
that bad huh

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 11:58 PM
that bad huh

I thought it was bad enough that I, much like Sesto, prefer monarchies to democracy. Now this...

I3uster
March 13th, 2016, 11:58 PM
(Which is an understandable notion because trying to advertise video game competitions with the level of serious businesslike professionalism real sports and other competitive venues try to present theirselves with is dumb because it's video games, not sports.)

I disagree with this on the sheer basis that once you leave mainstream team sports and select track and field events a lot of sport that is done professionally and even on an Olympic level broadcast into several nations is dumb as hell.

like you cant tell me dota deserves less recognition than curling sorry

2Bad
March 13th, 2016, 11:58 PM
It's why the FGC insists that say, EVO, isn't esports but some completely different thing even though yes it is totally esports it's just strangling itself out of having proper talent or organization.

I mean, the best fg player in the world couldn't even beat some rapper.

Spinach
March 13th, 2016, 11:59 PM
I disagree with this on the sheer basis that once you leave mainstream team sports and select track and field events a lot of sport that is done professionally and even on an Olympic level broadcast into several nations is dumb as hell.

like you cant tell me dota deserves less recognition than curling sorry

Nobody takes those literal what 'sports' seriously though.

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It's why the FGC insists that say, EVO, isn't esports but some completely different thing even though yes it is totally esports it's just strangling itself out of having proper talent or organization.

I mean, the best fg player in the world couldn't even beat some rapper.

Daigo's not the #1 these days.

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:01 AM
also yeah league and dota have proper ass stadium tournaments all the time (let's ignore that shanghai business) and starcraft was obviously a thing for ages, the fgc's problem is its own, not the problem of professional video games in general

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Daigo's not the #1 these days.
it was a joke

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I would hasten to say that the professional scene and the genre itself are not quite the same issue though

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 12:02 AM
Nobody takes those literal what 'sports' seriously though.

They show up in the medal review and count towards totals in the same way a sprint win counts.

I mean you're not gonna get a good sponsorship as curling gold medalist (maybe in canada who knows) but state subvention and proper organization is in place.

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 12:05 AM
Good esports: TI3, fighting game locals hosted in random FGC dude #649's basement
Bad esports: Every TI after 3, any tournament where hosts wear non-meme suits

You know your video game has stepped into the soulless regular sports industry once Redeye is hosting for you...

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:06 AM
Good esports: n/a imo

Peanut-007
March 14th, 2016, 12:06 AM
Daigo's not the #1 these days.

yeah lupe is now the undefeated champion

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 12:07 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVerBZfwWAs

your esport has no heart in it anymore on the business side of things when this gets you fired mid-event

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:08 AM
you watch THIS crap and give me shit about LPs?

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 12:09 AM
I actually watched almost none of this and only saw videos like these that collected it all into short videos.

>watching the host panel

???

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:09 AM
it's a thing people do

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 12:11 AM
If you watch the games via the ingame spectating feature you don't see the host panel, and since I'm not a casual and watch ingame, I don't watch panels.

I only tune into twitch during top 8 elimination games so I can see the broken spirits in the player's eyes once the camera gets off ingame and turns to the player booths.

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:12 AM
I respect the level of broadcast infrastructure and presentation that Valve and Riot normally work with for their games

it's a shame all that effort is going towards fucking MOBAs

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 12:13 AM
Better there than the Witcher and its like.

Zurvan
March 14th, 2016, 12:14 AM
What's wrong about the Witcher?

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:15 AM
ah yes, that famed competitive Witcher scene

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 12:15 AM
Not a fun game.

Peanut-007
March 14th, 2016, 12:16 AM
Better there than the Witcher and its like.

y u no like witcher
iz such serious good plot
only takes 35 hours of helping peasants with a wide variety of Irish accents to get there

Historia
March 14th, 2016, 12:16 AM
pls no

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 12:16 AM
ah yes, that famed competitive Witcher scene

It's to be assumed that you (specifically, you) wish the money being put into presentation and infrastructure would be put into development or something of the sort instead of a comp scene.

Seika
March 14th, 2016, 12:17 AM
The FGC is not newbie friendly no. Look at all the whining over Rising Thunder's attempt to get rid of motions as an example.

Granted, RT is dead now but that's the kind of shit they do.
That sounds interesting, let me look it up ...

I donít know if Counter-Strike would be better if, you know, to throw a grenade you had to do a 360 motion with the mouse.
Ooh, yeah, I bet that went over well.



I actually wrote about fighting game accessibility in our Melty thread and actually know it's a problem, but I don't care because I play the most obscure niche FGs, essentially a niche within a niche. You need to be one hella unique guy to find yourself in the world of Melty.

SFIV did it a big favor, revived 2D basically by themselves.

what used to be arcades for recruitment is twitch today so i dont see the genre going away too soon though

even if it is hard to get into

but being hard is (or used to be) actually a massive draw for a lot of ELECTRONIC SPORTS if you think back on pre-moba times because theres a lot of appeal in seeing people do better than you ever could
There's only so far a genre can sustain itself, though. RTSs were one of the big e-sport genres, with the stadiums and the money and exposure and what have you. Didn't stop their fall from grace, from a much higher plateau than rando Twitch streams. It's true that these days nostalgia and Kickstarter won't let any genre die, not even the idiocy of adventure games, but - even if you play on a level that'll let you be catered to by the niche and indie developers - you have to be concerned about how a general collapse of interest would hurt the genre. The big studios wouldn't bother investing, the mid-tier ones who concentrate would diversify or slash their budgets, and the smaller ones might be able to keep their budgets, but would be living even closer to the edge than niche sales already but them. They'd still be around, but you'd have damn few options, most of which would either be unbelievably safe or incredibly gimmicky in an attempt to capture the necessary portions of their tiny audience.

I started gaming with Baldur's Gate and AoEII side-by-side (at which point they look rather similar), but it's been years since I last bought something that fit into the RTS category because there's sod-all interesting going on there now.

E: Thinking about it, I'm pretty sure my last RTS purchase was AoEII HD and the expansion. I'm part of the nostalgia problem.

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:21 AM
It's to be assumed that you (specifically, you) wish the money being put into presentation and infrastructure would be put into development or something of the sort instead of a comp scene.
I mean the actual response instead of the ~Wacky Internet Sourpuss~ response is that I don't actually think my complete disinterest in a thing means it should have to be destroyed but that's not fun posting

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oh look THE MAN has come to PREACH at us plebs

GONNA SECEDE FROM YOU ONE OF THESE DAYS PATRICIAN SCUM

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did you buy african kingsdoms

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 12:22 AM
I think SC2 was a great game for singleplayer RTS stuff.

It just kind of killed itself by trying to be less impenetrable mechanically. Doing this isn't always healthy for your game. Easy to learn hard to master is a good adage but what made SC1 so hype was the lengths people had to go to to actually fight the mechanical restrictions themselves to pull off impressive shit. A great example is multiple building selection, a standard feature nowadays because why wouldn't you let people do that, right? Well the answer is that clicking through your buildings takes time and time was the third resource of Starcraft that you just made a lot easier to manage. You do not have to decide between micro and macro, you just do both.

Peanut-007
March 14th, 2016, 12:22 AM
I mean the actual response instead of the ~Wacky Internet Sourpuss~ response is that I don't actually think my complete disinterest in a thing means it should have to be destroyed but that's not fun posting

I played the Witcher 3. The open world nature made it pretty as hell but also kulled the narrative drive because it takes two hours to get anywhere and random monsters 40 levels higher then you rip your face off. It did not adapt gameplay or story to the newly opened world it used.

Historia
March 14th, 2016, 12:22 AM
into the RTS category because there's sod-all interesting going on there now.

well, there's total war: arena

http://store.steampowered.com/app/227520/

pretty fun... from what little i got to play of it

SeiKeo
March 14th, 2016, 12:22 AM
yes, as we all know, having a far lower mechanical cap has nothing to do with why rts completely died to moba

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:23 AM
I played the Witcher 3. The open world nature made it pretty as hell but also kulled the narrative drive because it takes two hours to get anywhere and random monsters 40 levels higher then you rip your face off. It did not adapt gameplay or story to the newly opened world it used.
It doesn't take two hours to get anywhere? Did you not notice the fast travel system or something?

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 12:25 AM
yes, as we all know, having a far lower mechanical cap has nothing to do with why rts completely died to moba

you can make a far more coherent argument out of the fact that lol aesthetics and marketing tried to cut into wow territory than you can for it DESTRYOING RTS lol

rts were already dead by the time sc2 hit but bw was alive because the only thing that could actually kill bw was a successor that tried to recruit from the bw pro scene

Peanut-007
March 14th, 2016, 12:26 AM
It doesn't take two hours to get anywhere? Did you not notice the fast travel system or something?

I'm exaggerating but the idea that you don't have to adapt your story and gameplay to fit an open world is really terrible and something the Witcher 3 is guilty of.

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 12:28 AM
There's only so far a genre can sustain itself, though. RTSs were one of the big e-sport genres, with the stadiums and the money and exposure and what have you. Didn't stop their fall from grace, from a much higher plateau than rando Twitch streams. It's true that these days nostalgia and Kickstarter won't let any genre die, not even the idiocy of adventure games, but - even if you play on a level that'll let you be catered to by the niche and indie developers - you have to be concerned about how a general collapse of interest would hurt the genre. The big studios wouldn't bother investing, the mid-tier ones who concentrate would diversify or slash their budgets, and the smaller ones might be able to keep their budgets, but would be living even closer to the edge than niche sales already but them. They'd still be around, but you'd have damn few options, most of which would either be unbelievably safe or incredibly gimmicky in an attempt to capture the necessary portions of their tiny audience.

It's interesting that Brood War in South Korea and Warcraft in China became so big before there was a real streaming platform for it, but it's not like they fell from where they were because of the problems fighting games have. Starcraft and Warcraft both just died under the crushing lack of dev support, like a man dying of thirst and shriveling up in the desert, Blizzard basically gave them nothing new to ever revitalize interest. Then when they did (SCII) it was generally agreed the game wasn't as good as Brood War, and no matter how much Blizzard put into trying to keep its competitive scene going you just can't keep a competitive game alive if the game itself is shit, no matter how much money you put into prizepools or into tournament production value.

On the other side, fighting games have always had pretty frequent new releases/versions of their games to always keep things from stagnating, despite never (until recently) having any real financial backing. It's only recently that Capcom and Nintendo actually put money into the bigger events (and this can largely be attributed to the success of twitch, which caused competitive gaming as an idea to explode a handful of years ago), the problem there is the community spits on that growth most of the time instead of understanding that getting that kind of backing is almost entirely good and has nearly no bad sides to it.

Pokken is literally going to turn fighting games into legitimate esports, because unlike before the ingredients are there. A big title, a company seeing the potential in esports and willing to venture into it as well as a game that's going to get regular updates, and one that seems pretty solid and actually good.

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I mean the actual response instead of the ~Wacky Internet Sourpuss~ response is that I don't actually think my complete disinterest in a thing means it should have to be destroyed but that's not fun posting

You're making me rly uncomfortable right now

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 12:29 AM
Dev support was literally irrelevant for Broodwar dude, the meta kept changing as the patches were stable. This is the closest an RTS will ever come to chess.

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:29 AM
I'm exaggerating but the idea that you don't have to adapt your story and gameplay to fit an open world is really terrible and something the Witcher 3 is guilty of.
It isn't though? They have tons of story and written side content for you to do and it doesn't take a lot of time to get there and do it, and in fact you'll often run into interesting things along the way.

THAT SAID as much as I love that game it totally does have the same kind of fluff trash that most open world games have. Like the SW part of Velen is basically just shitty caves, shrines, monsters stashes etc, if you don't have a quest to specifically do it then it's usually not worth bothering with. But if you DO have a quest you'll be dealing with what is flat out the most well written material this industry has ever put out by a ridiculous margin.

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 12:31 AM
this is why it endured so long and i doubt its actually a stroke of genius or something, scbw must have been a fluke

or theres some kind of actually genius system designer now fired from blizzard trawling the world with the knowledge on how to create an almost perfectly balanced 3 faction rts with nobody willing to listen to him

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 12:32 AM
Dev support was literally irrelevant for Broodwar dude, the meta kept changing as the patches were stable. This is the closest an RTS will ever come to chess.

Having a dynamic metagame does not prevent stagnation.

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:32 AM
I think the last competitive game I enjoyed was Tribes Ascend.

Spinach
March 14th, 2016, 12:33 AM
this is why it endured so long and i doubt its actually a stroke of genius or something, scbw must have been a fluke

or theres some kind of actually genius system designer now fired from blizzard trawling the world with the knowledge on how to create an almost perfectly balanced 3 faction rts with nobody willing to listen to him

every time petri tries to explain this he's certain it was all an accident and they accidentally made a masterpiece so there's probably a dev roaming around who can accidentally a stroke of genius

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I think the last competitive game I enjoyed was Tribes Ascend.

Game was fun too bad it's fucking dead

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:33 AM
I mean I don't think you could make Brood War happen again no matter what you did. There is simply no market receptive to it anymore, MOBAs fucking ate that playerbase.

E: of course I never particularly liked Brood War SOOOOOOOOO

Peanut-007
March 14th, 2016, 12:34 AM
I actually hated a lot of the writing in Witcher 3 it was pretty generic Darkish Low Fantasy, I think part of it is I got overhyped and am now a saltshaker but that games story was not that great imo.

You
March 14th, 2016, 12:34 AM
this is why it endured so long and i doubt its actually a stroke of genius or something, scbw must have been a fluke

or theres some kind of actually genius system designer now fired from blizzard trawling the world with the knowledge on how to create an almost perfectly balanced 3 faction rts with nobody willing to listen to him
what if he had an unfortunate accident because he was too good.
not sayin I had anything to do with it.

I3uster
March 14th, 2016, 12:34 AM
Having a dynamic metagame does not prevent stagnation.
It's still a dumb argument, why would they need to change it up when they managed to achieve something no other RTS could ever hope for. You wanna Scout rush or something?

mAc Chaos
March 14th, 2016, 12:34 AM
the problem there is the community spits on that growth most of the time instead of understanding that getting that kind of backing is almost entirely good and has nearly no bad sides to it.
The big reason always was people fearing the do-it-yourself nature of locals and playing fighting games would get crowded out and die by official well funded events. And losing control of what goes on at those events.

Peanut-007
March 14th, 2016, 12:35 AM
I think the last competitive game I enjoyed was Tribes Ascend.

Tribes was fun as hell. Skis and jet packs are still a godtier way to move around.

2Bad
March 14th, 2016, 12:36 AM
I actually hated a lot of the writing in Witcher 3 it was pretty generic Darkish Low Fantasy, I think part of it is I got overhyped and am now a saltshaker but that games story was not that great imo.
you most likely have no idea what that game's story is because it's so unbelievably goddamn long

like it's not a STRETCHED kind of long, you do all kinds of varied shit in that game (in the DLC you run a fucking heist movie, in the main game you put on a play and Geralt is a terrible actor who makes bad puns, there's a high stakes card game questline) but I can't really blame anyone without the rawass TIME for it.