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Elder Scrolls Bethesda does it AGAIN - promotional Elsweyr tabletop adventure is plagiarized from D&D module

Discussion in 'Bethesda Game Studios' started by Infinitron, May 9, 2019.

  1. Infinitron I post news Patron

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    Holy shit lmaooooooo https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019...dventure-taken-down-amid-cries-of-plagiarism/

     
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  2. Tavernking Don't believe his lies Shitposter

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    This is more than just copying one central idea, someone actually wrote the Elder Scrolls adventure in a word document on one side of the screen with the Black Road pdf open on the other, and began COPYING IT SENTENCE FOR SENTENCE

    HAHAHHAHHA
     
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  3. Agame Liturgist Patron

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    Does making lots of money rot your brain? What kind of dumbfuck thinks you could get away with this...
     
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  4. RK47 collides like two planets pulled by gravity Patron

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    wrote this in just 10 seconds

    [​IMG]

    I'm a riter ok.
     
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  5. Yosharian Cipher

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    Bahaha this has to be an elaborate joke
     
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  6. Bester ⚰️☠️⚱️ Patron Vatnik

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    Guess why it happened.

    Someone filled their equality quota. "LOOK at how talented this minority purple-hair lesbian is!"
     
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  7. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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  8. Yosharian Cipher

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    I watched some ESO gameplay the other day

    I have cancer now
     
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  9. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    ESO is the MMO version of a storyfag RPG.
     
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  10. sser Arcane Cuck Developer

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    :hmmm:

    I'm actually a little speechless.

    So shocked that my mouth just can't move right now.

    I think on this moronic event, but I cannot put words to those thoughts.

    This horrifies me, but I will remain silent out of disgust.

    Such idiocy has dismantled my speaking faculties.

    Hearken not, for such creative blasphemy has quieted my critical horn.

    I've pursed my lips so firmly with incredulity that nouns and adjectives can't get out.
     
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  11. ZeniBot Arbiter

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    I needed a good laugh today. Thanks.
     
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  12. Mastermind Arcane Patron Bethestard

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    obv they outsourced it to an incompetent sack of shit because they couldn't be bothered to pay a decent writer. typical corporate cancer
     
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  13. MWaser Learned

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    Bethseda never fails to provide quality entertainment.

    That it is in form of being an endless lolcow for the internet to laugh at is probably not how they would want to be famed for, but you reap what you sow.
     
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  14. HoboForEternity sunset tequila Patron

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    this is how i do essay homework in highschool. hell my copy pasted homework had alot more effort put because i would change the sentence structure too.
     
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  15. Raghar Arcane

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    Why did you do that? Isn't that harder than actually write it yourself?
     
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  16. Bester ⚰️☠️⚱️ Patron Vatnik

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    Strongly reminded me of this:

     
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  17. Yosharian Cipher

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    If by 'story' you mean stuff like 'Babby's First Storytime' or 'Fantasy For Five Year Olds' then sure

    The storytelling in ESO makes Skyrim look like Shakespeare
     
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  18. Feyd Rautha Cipher Patron

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    Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    I'm not surprised. Can they come up with anything original?
     
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  19. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    ESO is the most lore dense entry in the entire elder scrolls series, dwarfing every Bethesda game combined.
    You underestimate how seriously ZOS takes the lore. They have a dedicated "loremaster" position whose entire job is making sure all lore additions are consistent. The guy who does it was a D&D campaign writer for decades.
    The lead writer is the former director of roleplaying design and development from WotC.
    etc etc
     
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  20. HoboForEternity sunset tequila Patron

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    too lazy to research a topic.
     
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  21. Yosharian Cipher

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    > most lore dense entry

    > They have a dedicated "loremaster" position

    > The guy who does it was a D&D campaign writer for decades.

    > The lead writer is the former director of roleplaying design and development from WotC.


    Oh wow! That means it must be good!

    Or, an alternative point of view could be:
    • being 'lore-dense' doesn't mean jack shit
    • having a dedicated 'loremaster' doesn't mean jack shit
    • D&D campaign writing is mostly utter shit
    • WotC sucks balls
     
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  22. Yosharian Cipher

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  23. normie Scholar Patron Zionist Agent

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    the only lore that matters is Kirkbride's
     
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  24. FeelTheRads Arcane Patron

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    Pretty much Bethesda in a nutshell.

    All they're capable of.

    Their Fallout "revival" was essentially plagiarism, of the lowest kind, where they took everything from the originals and made it shittier.
    Except then they payed to be allowed to plagiarize.
     
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  25. Feyd Rautha Cipher Patron

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    Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    Do you think Josh Sawyer and Obsidian would steal some D&D adventures to use for their newly released Pillars of Eternity Pen and Paper game? I reckon it could be pretty good promotion for the release of Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire patch 5.0.
     
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