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  • DrIanMalcolmDrIanMalcolm Does somebody go out into the park and pull up the dinosaurs' skirts?Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    The Sneak! wrote: »
    Love this comic.

    Love this game.

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  • ZombiemamboZombiemambo Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Skull Man wrote: »
    the joke is that a man has been murdered by someone who would have been his ally

    no it isn't

    it's a joke about how random henchmen aren't necessarily evil, mindless thugs

    but Drake throws him off the cliff anyway

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  • SabreMauSabreMau 두둠칫 映画館Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    The joke is that people on the internet don't get jokes unless they've been Buckley'd
    Then we go in the opposite direction and remove all the text.

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  • CorporateLogoCorporateLogo The toilet knows how I feelRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I would have thought the opposite direction would more closely resemble Garfield Minus Garfield in spirit

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  • FalloutFallout GIRL'S DAY EVERY DAYRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    hahaha this comic rules

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  • UnbreakableVowUnbreakableVow Here comes a new challenger! Winky face ;)Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    The Sneak! wrote: »
    Love this comic.

    Love this game.

    This game is too fucking good.

    If there is a controller in my hands, this is what's on-screen, and this probably won't change until MW2 comes out.

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  • SabreMauSabreMau 두둠칫 映画館Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I would have thought the opposite direction would more closely resemble Garfield Minus Garfield in spirit
    Exposition Minus Exposition?

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  • TasteticleTasteticle Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    SabreMau wrote: »
    I would have thought the opposite direction would more closely resemble Garfield Minus Garfield in spirit
    Exposition Minus Exposition?

    actually it tells a much sadder story

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  • PonyPony Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    oh dear

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  • SabreMauSabreMau 두둠칫 映画館Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    It is definitely more of the Garfield Minus Garfield sort, but it doesn't seem very opposite-of-Buckley'd.

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  • edited October 2009
    SabreMau wrote: »
    It is definitely more of the Garfield Minus Garfield sort, but it doesn't seem very opposite-of-Buckley'd.

    i would submit that the tiny kitten teeth scouts stuff was the opposite of buckley

    even with explanation goodness knows what was going on there

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  • ZombiemamboZombiemambo Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    SabreMau wrote: »
    The joke is that people on the internet don't get jokes unless they've been Buckley'd
    Then we go in the opposite direction and remove all the text.

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    But he could be writing a list of evil things he wants to do!

    1. Kill kitten
    2. Drink tears of orphan child
    3. Watch Oprah

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  • AbracadanielAbracadaniel Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    SabreMau wrote: »
    The joke is that people on the internet don't get jokes unless they've been Buckley'd
    Then we go in the opposite direction and remove all the text.

    grabbity.jpg

    But he could be writing a list of evil things he wants to do!

    1. Kill kitten
    2. Drink tears of orphan child
    3. Watch Oprah

    4. Invent gun-shaped parachute

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  • SabreMauSabreMau 두둠칫 映画館Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Which reminds me, we're quite overdue for Twisp and Catsby.

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  • KhavallKhavall British ColumbiaRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Tasteticle wrote: »
    SabreMau wrote: »
    I would have thought the opposite direction would more closely resemble Garfield Minus Garfield in spirit
    Exposition Minus Exposition?

    actually it tells a much sadder story

    comic2.jpg

    D:


    Wonderfully awful.

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  • DelzhandDelzhand Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Tasteticle wrote: »
    SabreMau wrote: »
    I would have thought the opposite direction would more closely resemble Garfield Minus Garfield in spirit
    Exposition Minus Exposition?

    actually it tells a much sadder story

    comic2.jpg

    *slow clap*

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  • RingoRingo Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Beautiful edit

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    ceres wrote: »
    I'm just going to go ahead and lock this thread before I feel any worse about humanity.
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  • FalloutFallout GIRL'S DAY EVERY DAYRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Smart Hero wrote: »
    SabreMau wrote: »
    The joke is that people on the internet don't get jokes unless they've been Buckley'd
    Then we go in the opposite direction and remove all the text.

    grabbity.jpg

    But he could be writing a list of evil things he wants to do!

    1. Kill kitten
    2. Drink tears of orphan child
    3. Watch Oprah

    4. Invent gun-shaped parachute

    maybe he was just drawing the vista from the mountaintop!

    dude was just trying to do a good job in his art class and drake straight up just fuckin murdered him for it

    what a prick

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  • animal companionanimal companion Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I am a big fan of both edits

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  • Peter EbelPeter Ebel GreenlandRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Those are some stone cold edits.

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  • jwalkjwalk Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    If it's anything like the first Uncharted it's okay because there's an exact clone of that henchman, probably standing directly next to him, even.

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  • bsjezzbsjezz Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    i always justified it because the repeated character models meant the guys came back later and they were okay.

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  • ThatDudeOverThereThatDudeOverThere Clock King Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Butters wrote: »
    The commercial for this game with the girlfriend that thinks it's a movie is pretty hilarious.

    personally I would like games to stop trying to be movies

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  • jwalkjwalk Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Well it's only fair since movies look like video games now.

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  • BlackDoveBlackDove Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Butters wrote: »
    The commercial for this game with the girlfriend that thinks it's a movie is pretty hilarious.

    personally I would like games to stop trying to be movies

    A thousand times this.

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  • bsjezzbsjezz Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Butters wrote: »
    The commercial for this game with the girlfriend that thinks it's a movie is pretty hilarious.

    personally I would like games to stop trying to be movies

    this is such a bullshit idea

    storytelling is an art that translates between mediums. in video games, it can be especially powerful because it frames the controlled action and gives it real drive and meaning. fuck playing every game in a completely open universe with no particular protagonist, no scripted dialogue, no dramatic conflicts. i like stories, i like to be told stories in all forms, and that neccesitates handing it over to a creative party and accepting authorial control

    that's an extrapolation from 'games shouldn't be movies', but it's a notion that's headed in a certain direction and for me that direction is hollow and scary

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  • OlivawOlivaw good name, isn't it? peach treesRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    bsjezz wrote: »
    Butters wrote: »
    The commercial for this game with the girlfriend that thinks it's a movie is pretty hilarious.

    personally I would like games to stop trying to be movies

    this is such a bullshit idea

    storytelling is an art that translates between mediums. in video games, it can be especially powerful because it frames the controlled action and gives it real drive and meaning. fuck playing every game in a completely open universe with no particular protagonist, no scripted dialogue, no dramatic conflicts. i like stories, i like to be told stories in all forms, and that neccesitates handing it over to a creative party and accepting authorial control

    that's an extrapolation from 'games shouldn't be movies', but it's a notion that's headed in a certain direction and for me that direction is hollow and scary

    Well said

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  • ThatDudeOverThereThatDudeOverThere Clock King Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    well he called my opinion bullshit and then argued against something I hadn't actually said but hey at least he did so eloquently

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  • OlivawOlivaw good name, isn't it? peach treesRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    well he called my opinion bullshit and then argued against something I hadn't actually said but hey at least he did so eloquently

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  • BusterKBusterK Negativity is Boring Cynicism is Cowardice Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I will say plainly I could do without ten minutes of cut scene
    Hell five minutes gets to be pretty damn boring unless it's at the end
    After 2-3 minutes I'd like to have some input in the events that are going on in this supposedly interactive entertainment

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  • bsjezzbsjezz Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    well he called my opinion bullshit and then argued against something I hadn't actually said but hey at least he did so eloquently

    it was pretty eloquent, huh

    i do what i can

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  • DefenderDefender Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    bsjezz wrote: »
    Butters wrote: »
    The commercial for this game with the girlfriend that thinks it's a movie is pretty hilarious.

    personally I would like games to stop trying to be movies

    this is such a bullshit idea

    storytelling is an art that translates between mediums. in video games, it can be especially powerful because it frames the controlled action and gives it real drive and meaning. fuck playing every game in a completely open universe with no particular protagonist, no scripted dialogue, no dramatic conflicts. i like stories, i like to be told stories in all forms, and that neccesitates handing it over to a creative party and accepting authorial control

    that's an extrapolation from 'games shouldn't be movies', but it's a notion that's headed in a certain direction and for me that direction is hollow and scary

    What the fuck, this is an intelligent perspective! You noticed that "open world" stuff is usually bland and pointless and dull as hell? Get that shit outta here!

    EDIT: I would like to point out, though, that sometimes games can actually express an idea through mechanics. My favorite example of this is Starcraft; the valuelessness of human life in war is a pretty clear idea, right? But it's best expressed not by the story just showing you whole worlds being destroyed over politics while greater threats loom on the horizon. It's best expressed when you're playing a multiplayer match and you kill your own troops, either through suicide missions or by actually shooting them yourself in your own base, because they are obsolete and you need to clear out food ASAP to build the new, high-tech shit that you believe will win the upcoming battle. You are killing some of your people to save the rest, but this is an action that would be considered absolutely horrific in reality. Imagine a real-world military leader doing that. The beauty of it, though, is that it's completely your choice to do it in the literal sense; you'll probably lose if you don't do it, but the game doesn't force it on you in a cutscene, it leaves you to do the killing completely on your own.

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  • CampionCampion Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Fallout wrote: »
    maybe he was just drawing the vista from the mountaintop!
    dude was just trying to do a good job in his art class and drake straight up just fuckin murdered him for it
    what a prick
    Well, he was actually still getting ready to apply. He chose the pirate!
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  • bsjezzbsjezz Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Defender wrote: »
    bsjezz wrote: »
    Butters wrote: »
    The commercial for this game with the girlfriend that thinks it's a movie is pretty hilarious.

    personally I would like games to stop trying to be movies

    this is such a bullshit idea

    storytelling is an art that translates between mediums. in video games, it can be especially powerful because it frames the controlled action and gives it real drive and meaning. fuck playing every game in a completely open universe with no particular protagonist, no scripted dialogue, no dramatic conflicts. i like stories, i like to be told stories in all forms, and that neccesitates handing it over to a creative party and accepting authorial control

    that's an extrapolation from 'games shouldn't be movies', but it's a notion that's headed in a certain direction and for me that direction is hollow and scary

    What the fuck, this is an intelligent perspective! You noticed that "open world" stuff is usually bland and pointless and dull as hell? Get that shit outta here!

    i didn't 'notice that it is'. i just understand why it very easily can be

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  • UnbreakableVowUnbreakableVow Here comes a new challenger! Winky face ;)Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    Uncharted 2 is not a video game that's like a movie

    Uncharted 2 is like playing a movie

    It isn't some Metal Gear Solid bullshit where you watch a cutscene for fucking ever and then the game itself sucks.

    It is a game where you're taking down helicopters while riding on top of speeding trains or jumping between speeding jeeps while taking down opposing vehicles in real time. MGS reserved all the coolest shit for cutscenes; that never quite sat right with me. Uncharted 2 saves all the coolest shit for gameplay.

    Also I'm typically not a huge fan of co-op, but I did some matches just now and hot sweet Jesus it's so good. Capcom should look at this and then hang their head in embarrassment after RE5; this is how you do fucking co-op.

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  • OlivawOlivaw good name, isn't it? peach treesRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I haven't played either Uncharted game but I heard that in one of them there's a sequence on a U-boat and the animation is so good that when your character goes through a door he grabs onto the side and levers himself in

    And just the thought of that makes me happy

    Animation is so fucking key to cinematic video games, it sucks that more developers don't realize it

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  • bsjezzbsjezz Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    if you think drake carefully navigating his way through a sub at the start of drake's fortune is impressive, you wait 'til you play the games

    the animation, performances and cinematic scripting is unparalleled

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  • ArtreusArtreus I'm a wizard And that looks fucked upRegistered User regular
    edited October 2009
    I really liked the mgs4 gamplay and to an extend the shorter cutscenes before they took a sharp turn towards crazyville.

    now I want to play uncharted 1 again.

    also am I wrong to have this feeling of being sad when people really look forward to a sequel and then like the original more? I feel like a sequel should take whatever mistakess the original made, fix them, and then improve on the rest as opposed to just making another ___.

    this isn't a definitive "rar those people suck" thing. Just a.. Thought?

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  • UnbreakableVowUnbreakableVow Here comes a new challenger! Winky face ;)Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    It's definitely sad, but so far I think bsjezz is the only one I've seen that's even considering the idea that Uncharted 1 is better than 2.

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  • DefenderDefender Registered User regular
    edited October 2009
    MGS4 had really cool gameplay. Just way too low a "gameplay : stupid bullshit bad writing" ratio.

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