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Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by pippin, May 3, 2017.

  1. SausageInYourFace Codexian Sausage Patron

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    Whats more is that has an actual hardcore audience. If he endorses something, no matter if its old, niche or super obscure shit, a large number of his audience will actually want to get their hands on that shit. When he recommended that weird space game nobody has heard of last time, the servers of their homepage crashed almost immediately.
     
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  2. ropulos Learned

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    Now he needs to review AoD to make Vince rich
     
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  3. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    e-celeb "influencers" have a lot more sway in getting people to buy your game than shill reviewers, that's for sure
     
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    Not all of them sell real world copies specially of obscure indie games, Sseth is different, most successful "influencers" are attention whores that use the games as just a prop for themselves, people don't watch them for the games but for their "personality", most of them stick to AAA games (games that don't even need their reviews to sell anyway) because the objective isn't to talk about the game but the sweet youtube ad money and sell themselves as a "personality". Youtube is full of attention whores like that.

    There are other "influencers" which content consist of making reviews on a process that wouldn't be strange on a sausage processing factory, they just place random video footage on the background and go rambling about the game on the most lazy way possible, their motto is the least amount of effort for the most bang possible. They go commenting about the features of the game on the most disconnected way possible, filled with barely developed subjective evaluations he quickly wrote down on some dirty napkin somewhere. You can see they played through the game but didn't even bother to actually think a little deeper about the game they just played.

    Sseth doesn't do attention whoring nor produces content like an youtube sausage factory, he actually must waste a ton of time editing to make the gags to work as the gags aren't focused on him but on elements of the game so he shows the qualities of the game on a non autistic way that isn't a ultra lazy copy paste format that most youtubers do that manages to be funny with edgylord humor.
     
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  5. Rahdulan Arcane Patron

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    I think that depends a lot more on the game than on e-celeb "star power", so to speak. There was an article talking about how PewDiePie, Markiplier, etc covering a game didn't really translate to increased sales seeing as their audience was there to watch streamer shenanigans and not for the game itself. They were also playing walking simulators and casual games you really see everything you want during said playthrough so the excitement is gone. RPGs are most likely received differently by audiences as something they themselves need to give a try. Also, one high impact video vs 50+ parts Let's Play series have different retention rates, I imagine.
     
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    I gave him a sub back when he released that league of legends shen meme
     
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    Lets just make a little math, a 1 million views video, only 5% of people actually bother buying the game, that is 50000 sales to boost that number, Styg do an strategic sale on the right time, alot of money he justly deserves. The Merchant Guild is proud.
     
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    On the other hand there were several games that benefited from TotalBiscuit "bump", when he made a video.
    Renowned Explorers for example.
     
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    Can confirm. :dealwithit:
     
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    I've heard rumors that he is planning to do a Sengoku Rance review. If MangaGamer can get the payment transfer shit sorted out they are in for some major cashflow.
     
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    Well three years ago I wrote favorable review of Underrail, so will I also get free key? XD
     
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    It is on 3rd place on Steam's most sold worldwide list over Gears of War 5 for the moment. The power of Sseth is stronk.
     
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    Not sure if funny or decline but there is also a wave of new reviews that just thumbs up the game and states "Hey Hey People". Positive kind of review bombing, I guess.
     
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  14. NullFlow Learned

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    /v/ shitposting has evolved into a market force. What's Sseth got left to cover; Fallout 1+2+NV, AoD and the other IE games?
     
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    Kotakus and polygones wish they had a fraction of power that Sseth/Mandalore posses, and that's just one person.
     
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    Funniest of all is the fact he was giving the game for free with his code and yet people flooded torrets after the home page crashed. :positive:
     
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    Ssseth is really in a sweet spot where he can actually make a living by playing the somewhat obscure games he actually likes rather being a soulless AAA shill.
     
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    He mentioned rpg codex in more than one video.
     
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    Before watching the Underrail video, I was willing to consider this a rumor.

    Then I watched it, and at 11:20 he all but confirmed it. Snownigger power! :dance:

    EDIT: And because the discount is also on GOG, Sseth can claim +1 purchase because of his vid! :takemymoney:
     
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    That is elder Malkavian blood in there, journos can't compete with their weak thin blood.
     
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    I can see the memes from Jagged Alliance 2 review through Madness Network.
     
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    Video further proves Underrail is the best RPG combat on the market. Fuck your action RPG bullshit.
     
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    It depends on the type of eceleb too. For example people watch guys like pewds, markiplier and a host of streamers for their personalities more so than the games they play. For guys like mandalore, sseth and totalbiscuit it's a combination of both. They like their personalities, but they also trust their judgement and value their recommendations.
     
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    Who watches totalbiscuit now
     
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    The hit pieces will come soon.
     
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