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    EtchwartsEtchwarts Eyes Up Registered User regular
    That's a fucked up thing to say about demons

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    admanbadmanb unionize your workplace Seattle, WARegistered User regular
    As long as he doesn't show up on Barstool Sports I think he's fine.

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    augustaugust where you come from is gone Registered User regular
    I'm willing to entertain that I'm just too old for the Overwatch fiction to be For Me but it's just so damn derivative and toothless.

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    EtchwartsEtchwarts Eyes Up Registered User regular
    august wrote: »
    I'm willing to entertain that I'm just too old for the Overwatch fiction to be For Me but it's just so damn derivative and toothless.

    In the first year I might have argued with you

    But they've shown that they're more or less unwilling to do anything too exciting with it

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    DiarmuidDiarmuid Amazing Meatball Registered User regular
    august wrote: »
    I'm willing to entertain that I'm just too old for the Overwatch fiction to be For Me but it's just so damn derivative and toothless.

    After watching that thing I'm pretty sure I hate Overwatch now

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    Mr. GMr. G Registered User regular
    Blank Check has now introduced to me the fun fact I will obsess over, which is that Tom Hanks and Henry Winkler hate each other

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    augustaugust where you come from is gone Registered User regular
    august wrote: »
    I'm willing to entertain that I'm just too old for the Overwatch fiction to be For Me but it's just so damn derivative and toothless.

    In the first year I might have argued with you

    But they've shown that they're more or less unwilling to do anything too exciting with it

    For me the thing that broke me was when I read about the Australian characters and realized they just made Australia some Mad Max shit.

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    TheySlashThemTheySlashThem Registered User regular
    Mr. G wrote: »
    Blank Check has now introduced to me the fun fact I will obsess over, which is that Tom Hanks and Henry Winkler hate each other

    wait what

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    ChincymcchillaChincymcchilla Registered User regular
    edited November 2019
    august wrote: »
    august wrote: »
    I'm willing to entertain that I'm just too old for the Overwatch fiction to be For Me but it's just so damn derivative and toothless.

    In the first year I might have argued with you

    But they've shown that they're more or less unwilling to do anything too exciting with it

    For me the thing that broke me was when I read about the Australian characters and realized they just made Australia some Mad Max shit.

    Blizzard has never had an original thought in the history of its company

    And like, listen, I really do understand that being original in fiction is difficult

    But THINK about that statement

    Blizzard has been around for 25 years and every game they've ever made, every piece of fiction they've ever produced, is a near direct ripoff of something else

    How do you stay that consistent? Its kind of incredible

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    PeasPeas Registered User regular
    I think i might be too old and jaded for whatever blizzard is doing now, everything i saw just feels too generic and cheesy for me

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    KyouguKyougu Registered User regular
    That first Overwatch trailer was super cool though!

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    Undead ScottsmanUndead Scottsman Registered User regular
    admanb wrote: »

    That is an A+ tweet.

    Anywho, apparently Overwatch will retain hero and map parity between 1 and 2, and all if your 1 cosmetics transfer over. That's genuinely better than I thought it was going to be.

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    BlankZoeBlankZoe Registered User regular
    I liked the Overwatch 2 cinematic a lot

    I ain't gonna say it is bold new storytelling or fresh but it worked for me

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    EtchwartsEtchwarts Eyes Up Registered User regular
    edited November 2019
    I don't want to be That Guy

    But Overwatch 2 genuinely doesn't read to me as a whole new $60 game, as much as it feels like an expansion

    Like this feels like if The Taken King had been Destiny 2

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    UrielUriel Registered User regular
    edited November 2019
    Diablo huh?

    You know I never did beat the first two

    I think I always got lost in the jungle

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    BlankZoeBlankZoe Registered User regular
    I don't want to be That Guy

    But Overwatch 2 genuinely doesn't read to my as a whole new $60 game, as much as it feels like an expansion

    Like this feels like if The Taken King had been Destiny 2
    I don't think they have said it is a 60 dollar game?

    It totally could be

    But also adding a whole campaign mode and actually fleshed out PvE missions and progression alone is a pretty huge change compared to what has happened with OW1? Like on its own that is a LOT of new content considering OW1 has like 4 seasonal PvE events and they are each 1 level.

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    admanbadmanb unionize your workplace Seattle, WARegistered User regular
    I don't want to be That Guy

    But Overwatch 2 genuinely doesn't read to me as a whole new $60 game, as much as it feels like an expansion

    Like this feels like if The Taken King had been Destiny 2

    I think Overwatch was only a $40 game to begin with.

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    Undead ScottsmanUndead Scottsman Registered User regular
    Blankzilla wrote: »
    I liked the Overwatch 2 cinematic a lot

    I ain't gonna say it is bold new storytelling or fresh but it worked for me

    Honestly, if Blizzard and Activision weren't on my shit list, I'd probably pick Overwatch 2 up after entirely skipping the first game.

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    MaddocMaddoc I'm Bobbin Threadbare, are you my mother? Registered User regular
    From the sound of it I definitely think it could be a sixty dollar game

    But yeah they would then have to contend with the fact that the first one was a discount title

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    Undead ScottsmanUndead Scottsman Registered User regular
    If I was doing it, it'd be a $60 game, but Overwatch 1 owners get a discount if they buy the sequel digitally.

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    ZxerolZxerol for the smaller pieces, my shovel wouldn't do so i took off my boot and used my shoeRegistered User regular
    admanb wrote: »
    I don't want to be That Guy

    But Overwatch 2 genuinely doesn't read to me as a whole new $60 game, as much as it feels like an expansion

    Like this feels like if The Taken King had been Destiny 2

    I think Overwatch was only a $40 game to begin with.

    $60 on consoles because it only retailed with the "legendary edition" iirc.

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    DaypigeonDaypigeon Registered User regular
    edited November 2019
    remember when like, the second trailer for overwatch 1, half a decade ago, was all about "will the band get back together in this time of crisis?"

    glad they finally did it. proud of those kids

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    DiarmuidDiarmuid Amazing Meatball Registered User regular
    If I was doing it, it'd be a $60 game, but Overwatch 1 owners get a discount if they buy the sequel digitally.

    Well yeah, but that's not how Bobby Kotick rolls

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    never dienever die Registered User regular
    Maddoc wrote: »
    People cheering for WoW Classic just shattered my brain

    Who the fuck are these people

    A good friend of mine has been only playing old WoW since Classic launched. He seems to be enjoying himself a lot, including all the idiosyncrasies and the like of old Wow.

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    GustavGustav Friend of Goats Somewhere in the OzarksRegistered User regular
    i could see myself living through hillsbrad hell over again

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    ChincymcchillaChincymcchilla Registered User regular
    The pitch of wow classic is

    "Remember how 12 years ago your life sucked less shit?"

    That's it

    They are selling you the chance to remember a time when you were less depressed

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    I needed anime to post.I needed anime to post. boom Registered User regular
    The pitch of wow classic is

    "Remember how 12 years ago your life sucked less shit?"

    That's it

    They are selling you the chance to remember a time when you were less depressed

    JOKE'S ON THEM

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    MorivethMoriveth BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWNRegistered User regular
    Man the biggest bummer about Diablo 4 to me (besides being made by Blizzard who seem real shitty now) is their commitment to the whiny folks who complained about Diablo 3 NOT BEING DARK

    Like c’mon, I actually enjoyed seeing color in that game

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    UrielUriel Registered User regular
    The pitch of wow classic is

    "Remember how 12 years ago your life sucked less shit?"

    That's it

    They are selling you the chance to remember a time when you were less depressed

    JOKE'S ON THEM

    Junkrat's trick

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    admanbadmanb unionize your workplace Seattle, WARegistered User regular
    The pitch of wow classic is

    "Remember how 12 years ago your life sucked less shit?"

    That's it

    They are selling you the chance to remember a time when you were less depressed

    nah there's more to it than that

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    never dienever die Registered User regular
    Yeah like, it's definitely playing on nostalgia, but I also think its probably people just enjoying an old game that they loved and want to play again. No different than putting in an old game that you love that has bad mechanics or the like that you forgive because it's a game you love.

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    admanbadmanb unionize your workplace Seattle, WARegistered User regular
    Also playing through vanilla WoW during the period where people were still steadily flowing into every zone, rather than 90% of players being in endgame is a legitimately unique experience.

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    PeasPeas Registered User regular
    Wow looks like what everquest looked like to me when wow came out , i am kinda shook at how much i can't recognize it

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    ChincymcchillaChincymcchilla Registered User regular
    never die wrote: »
    Yeah like, it's definitely playing on nostalgia, but I also think its probably people just enjoying an old game that they loved and want to play again. No different than putting in an old game that you love that has bad mechanics or the like that you forgive because it's a game you love.

    It is different than that because it does not cost me 15 dollars to play sonic 3

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    I needed anime to post.I needed anime to post. boom Registered User regular
    counter counter point: it will cost you significantly more to play sonic 3 with me, your friend, then it will cost you to play world of warcraft classic with me

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    BlankZoeBlankZoe Registered User regular
    never die wrote: »
    Yeah like, it's definitely playing on nostalgia, but I also think its probably people just enjoying an old game that they loved and want to play again. No different than putting in an old game that you love that has bad mechanics or the like that you forgive because it's a game you love.

    It is different than that because it does not cost me 15 dollars to play sonic 3
    I don't think that's really a fair comparison

    Even when it was new, WoW Classic had that same fee. It has always been a service game with monthly charges, unlike Sonic 3 or whatever.

    And the 15 dollar fee is also the current WoW subscription so it ain't like folks are stuck jusy playing WoW Classic, they can play modern WoW too if they want.

    To be clear, I have ZERO interest in WoW Classic but I think what folks here have said is reasonable about why people would play it

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    Munkus BeaverMunkus Beaver You don't have to attend every argument you are invited to. Philosophy: Stoicism. Politics: Democratic SocialistRegistered User, ClubPA regular
    edited November 2019
    Blankzilla wrote: »
    never die wrote: »
    Yeah like, it's definitely playing on nostalgia, but I also think its probably people just enjoying an old game that they loved and want to play again. No different than putting in an old game that you love that has bad mechanics or the like that you forgive because it's a game you love.

    It is different than that because it does not cost me 15 dollars to play sonic 3
    I don't think that's really a fair comparison

    Even when it was new, WoW Classic had that same fee. It has always been a service game with monthly charges, unlike Sonic 3 or whatever.

    And the 15 dollar fee is also the current WoW subscription so it ain't like folks are stuck jusy playing WoW Classic, they can play modern WoW too if they want.

    To be clear, I have ZERO interest in WoW Classic but I think what folks here have said is reasonable about why people would play it

    Look.

    Modern WoW is real bad right now.

    EDIT: Oh, I misinterpreted what you were saying.

    But yeah, the people I know playing Classic are not hopping onto modern wow because for all it's faults, classic wow feels less like a job than modern wow.

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    BahamutZEROBahamutZERO Registered User, Moderator mod
    at least FFXIV is great

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