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Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Hoaxmetal, Nov 7, 2014.

  1. Lyric Suite Converting to Islam

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    I've never felt like not wanting to play a game after watching a trailer as much as now. Holy Valve envy batman.
     
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  2. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    I'll give it a try but I have the feeling the community will be terrible.
     
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  3. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    Confirmed made for consoles. Also, it's 6on6 which, imo, is pretty shitty for a versus shooter.
     
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  4. It's not Warcraft/Starcraft/Diablo which is something I guess, but I'm not really interested. Gameplay-wise I have a hard time imagining it'll be even half as good as TF2, and it also doesn't have the rich lore and fluff that TF2 does.

     
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  5. Decado Prestigious Gentleman Old time handsome face wrecker Patron

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    Lack of white male characters confirmed. Unlocked Achievement: Diversity.
     
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  6. Lyric Suite Converting to Islam

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    What you mean it doesn't have rich lore. What about the pew pew girl. The Pixar kid thought she was cool, why can't you?
     
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  7. Lyric Suite Converting to Islam

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    The SJW gaming utopia is upon us.
     
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  9. Lyric Suite Converting to Islam

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    That's still diversity bro.
     
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  10. Decado Prestigious Gentleman Old time handsome face wrecker Patron

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    So you have

    5 characters immediately identifiable as women (2 white, 1 Indian, 1 SE Asian (?), and 1 Purple chick)
    3 characters immediately identifiable as men (1 obvious Warcraft Dwarf, 1 Japanese, 1 guy all masked up)
    2 robots (1 repurposed Diablo 3 monk [melee master race reporting in] and 1 Transformer
    1 guy encased in armor (is a dude?)
    1 Gorilla

    By all accounts a hugely diverse cast. But I'm betting it won't take long for resident SJW's to point out that:

    1) All of the women are sexualized, skin tight outfits, etc
    2) All of the women are conventionally attractive
    3) Everyone is ableist
    4) None of the women's body types are diverse
    5) The game is violent
    6) Violence causes misogyny
     
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  11. felipepepe Prestigious Gentleman Codex's Heretic Patron

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    Blizzard makes Starcraft, where the all-mighty Queen of Blades has organic high-heels and bikini... I think they don't give a fuck.
     
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  12. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    Would bang.

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  13. Great Deceiver Arcane

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    This is typical modern Blizzard: a simplified take on an established formula.

    What bothers me the most isn't the lack of originality - it's the lack of ambition.
     
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  14. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    There was an interview with them posted in (I think) the WoW thread where they admitted as much: they have little in the way of ambition and just want to stick with safe formulas to generate money. I'll see if I can dig it up.

    Fake/real edit: fuck it, I'm too lazy.
     
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  15. Lyric Suite Converting to Islam

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    Who gives a fuck about ambition or originality. What bothers me is the lack of quality.
     
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  16. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    Quality sort of necessarily entails a modicum of either ambition or originality.
     
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  17. Lyric Suite Converting to Islam

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    Maybe, maybe not. But even so, the other way around isn't true. Originality does not in itself entails quality. And since the problem is lack of quality the argument is moot.
     
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  18. sser Arcane Cuck Developer

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    This looks pretty awesome. I haven't played a competitive multiplayer FPS in years because they're all the fucking same. Something like this could be really fun and new.

    Edit: except Natural Selection 2 and Rising Storm. Those games kickass. Also, I don't really understand the hate for a game that is leaning hard on diverse gameplay but whatever.
     
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  19. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    :what:
     
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  20. Great Deceiver Arcane

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    I would say ambition is a necessary condition for quality. Not sufficient, but necessary.
     
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  21. Lyric Suite Converting to Islam

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    I disagree. This obsession with novelty and originality is how we got modern art in the first place.
     
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  22. Great Deceiver Arcane

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    I don't understand why you're equating ambition to originality and novelty.
     
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  23. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    :kingcomrade:
     
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  24. Renegen Arcane

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    Eh it doesn't look that bad, I just don't think it will involve any strategy of any kind and plus it's Blizztards and P2W so I have no hopes for this. If they actually make a decent team based competitive FPS, like Tribes or some of the better mods that were created, the game will be a big hit. But no one wants to do that, gotta get that casual market share.
     
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