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Topic: Off-topic / PS4 reasoning?

Originally posted by Immortal7777:
Originally posted by Gabidou99:

Exclusives aren’t objectively good.

They are if they are good games.

I just …

That’s exactly how I feel right now.

Gabi, what’s the damn point of arguing about the amount of exclusive games if you admit that it doesn’t matter, only the quality of the games does?

 
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Topic: The Arts / George's Art/Writing v0.0.4 (Jewelry and Cakes)

Oh god my eyes why did I even post that pic

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Vs. Round #3: Ubermorgen Vs. OnTask

Uber by far.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / PS4 reasoning?

Originally posted by Gabidou99:
Originally posted by hamuka:

and that’s a fact.

“My opinions are facts” – Gabidou99, 2015/04/25

Wii U actually fails spectacularly when compared to the other 8th-gen consoles (Xbone and PS4) purely in terms of hardware. For god’s sake, the Xbox 360, made 10 years ago, had a 3.2 GHz tri-core CPU, while the Wii U only had a tri-core clocking in at 1.24 GHz. That is a fact. Your opinion is not.

What? It’s just an opinion? PS4 & Xbone has 2-4 exclusives, and that stand a chance against 15+ exclusives on Wii U? Yeah right.

The hardware power mostly affect graphics and the ability to port games from other consoles. Games are what that matter.

As a matter of fact, you’re wrong. WiiU has 44 console-exclusive games. PS4 has 46. How do I know? Guess what, I fucking counted them all. Metacritic is not a reliable source of info, get over it.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / ITT: Give clues about your password

Originally posted by Pokerpo:

the amount of times i got laid+the amount of posts i have

Pure lies. 04174 isn’t your password, I checked.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / PS4 reasoning?

and that’s a fact.

“My opinions are facts” – Gabidou99, 2015/04/25

Wii U actually fails spectacularly when compared to the other 8th-gen consoles (Xbone and PS4) purely in terms of hardware. For god’s sake, the Xbox 360, made 10 years ago, had a 3.2 GHz tri-core CPU, while the Wii U only had a tri-core clocking in at 1.24 GHz. That is a fact. Your opinion is not.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / ITT: Give clues about your password

How about no

Originally posted by MelbourneBoy:

It is 35 letters long.

On phone so can’t check, is it hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia?

 
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Topic: Kongregate / Concerning the "A Sweepstakes [sic] of Fire and Ice" thingamabob going on right now

Originally posted by Lloyd_Majere:

I think you may have the idea of sweepstakes a little wrong…

Of course a whole sweepstakes is going to be focused on the MMOs and the P2W games. Like, it just makes more sense. You don’t want your sweepstakes to be a “play this once and never look at it again” game. You want it to be a game where people will willingly get involved and continue to play it, even after earning the reward. The challenge is incentive to BEGIN to play, not just a free reward to get and move on.

They wouldn’t put a sweepstakes on A Dance of Fire and Ice because that’s a game that, with proper skill, can be beaten in 15 minutes. With only three levels and a concept that was only developed for three ideas, there’s nothing that makes that game notable. It’s just a basic tap-to-the-rhythm game. But this goes for all basic flash games. They aren’t really worth actual cash prizes – they just aren’t innovative enough.

That isn’t to say you don’t have a point, which I’ll get to in a moment. But remember that sweepstakes are sponsored. Kongregate is the sponsor for the contest, but I’ll bet someone is behind them pushing to get something out of it themselves. Maybe it’s a deal with the game developer, or maybe there is something Kongregate stands to gain. But either way, Kongregate is giving out almost 5000 dollars worth of prizes. They’ve definitely got incentive.

So, while you should accept that they will never put a contest out for a single game that isn’t an MMO, I think that you may still be onto something. Maybe they should put out a contest with quests instead. Pick badges that would roughly take 2 weeks to gather, or hold off on badging new games to give everyone the same starting point. Then offer rewards for those who complete it. I believe they’ve done this in the past, but if not, it’s definitely something to look into. That would give more spotlight to smaller games, which I think is your main concern?

TL;DR – Consider why Kongregate puts up Challenges, and what games are likely to get them. That’ll explain their reasons. Then suggest ways of reworking that system to include the games that don’t, like Challenges related to badge quests.

For one, I clearly do not have the proper skill for A Dance of Fire and Ice, because IIRC I played for at least 2 hours and couldn’t get past the second level. But, you’re level 65, and I know full well that I’m a nub, so… :P

Yeah, my main concern is that smaller games do not really get promotion, and they fall into obscurity without a chance to shine due to MMOs being over-promoted like in this example. Thing is, they did make sweepstakes which used smaller games before (you’ve been around for a while, so I’m pretty sure you remember the Green Lantern and The Darkness II challenges, which included Closure and the Unfinished Shadow Game), which were made possible by the support of large PC/console titles. (If possible, I’d like those back as soon as Kong finds a company willing to fund such a sweepstake(s).)

However, your proposed quest thingy is also a pretty nice idea which would finally give smaller games attention. I believe they also did that earlier (Golden Gate to Empire State, maybe? Not sure, link got deleted, so…), so it shouldn’t be too problematic to create one. Also, it’d present a nice challenge and make sweepstakes a lot more fun (at least for me it would).

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Is atheism and agnosticism a cult?

Originally posted by dias17se:
Originally posted by hamuka:

BTW, just saying, but evolution doesn’t necessarily make Christianity invalid.

That doesnt contradict what he said, we christians dont hide behind science, God made science.

Exactly. I’m saying that arguing about science is completely pointless in this case.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Is atheism and agnosticism a cult?

BTW, just saying, but evolution doesn’t necessarily make Christianity invalid.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Is atheism and agnosticism a cult?

Essentially, besides 1 and 6, the same stuff can be said about Christians.

TL;DR version of OP: “I disagree with you, and since your opinion is new, you’re immediately [insert derogatory term here] and therefore I win”

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Gevock gets payed 400$ a week to be fat and do nothing lol

Hm. That’s 1600 bucks a month.

Over here, if you actually do shit and fix up laptop adapters or switched-mode power supplies, you don’t get that much.

I think I’ll move there too.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Did anyone noticed that...

Originally posted by MelbourneBoy:

Say whatever you want, at least I care for the mods.

Pfft, because everyone know you like to be a suck-up. No wonder you have no actual friends.

Couldn’t have said it better myself.

Also, did you has notice that George cans not speak the English languages good?

 
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Topic: Off-topic / The Official Good Night Thread

Originally posted by GeorgeShuriken:
Originally posted by Ubernomaden:
Originally posted by GeorgeShuriken:

Goodnight.


It’s still fucking light outside wtf


Time zones.

His point is that anyone that isn’t 9 years old like you doesn’t go sleep at 9.


Haven’t you checked that I sleep too early to wake up fast?

Still doesn’t explain why you go to sleep at 8:30 PM. I mean, for god’s sake, I have to wake up before 5AM tomorrow because of an award ceremony which I’m invited to, and I’m still goddamn here.

Speaking of which, I probably won’t go on the forums tomorrow, at all. Just for the record.

 
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Topic: Forum Games / Master Thread

Fourth approve for good measure.

 
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Topic: Kongregate / Concerning the "A Sweepstakes [sic] of Fire and Ice" thingamabob going on right now

Originally posted by Holy2334:

Maybe you need that kindle more than anybody else to help you with your English lol. I’ll play along and if I win I’ll give to you. :p

That actually made me chuckle. :D


BTW:

Originally posted by trickyrodent:

According to the marketing team (who put together the event), the name is intended to be a play on A Song of Ice and Fire, which is the name of the book series by George R.R. Martin. The theme was chosen based on the game, rather than the other way around.

hamuka, I’m sure that doesn’t assuage your irritation but thought I’d pass along what I know.

While I do not exactly approve of swapping the order of stuff and creating a sweepstake(s) around a Kong game instead of choosing a Kong game for a sweepstake(s) (read: I really don’t understand what motive you’d have for that, I mean come on now), that does explain it somewhat.

I mentioned A Dance of Fire and Ice because that game, with its unique concept and really challenging levels, would be much more worthy of a sweepstake(s) based around it than another P2W MMORPG, which is already popular and only has “Hey, it’s flavored like a TV series/book that’s really popular at this moment” going for it.

 
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Topic: Kongregate / Concerning the "A Sweepstakes [sic] of Fire and Ice" thingamabob going on right now

…Ok, so I was wrong. “Sweepstakes” can actually be used as a singular word, but “sweepstake” can also be used, and I’ve actually seen that used more than the other form, which resulted in my confusion. In retrospect, I probably shouldn’t have questioned that (English isn’t my first language as you may know), but I didn’t think that through due to my red-hot burning hatred for MMOs. :P

I guess I’ll just strike that whole thing through and leave it there for those who want to have a good laugh.


Oh, by the way, I’ve started to get game messages thanks to this little sweepstake(s). Yaaay, I’m sure this will be a fun 20-or-so days.


Also, I’ve recieved an admin PM 10 minutes after I wrote up the OP, and tricky has also responded not too long ago. This kind of participation in our discussions is what I like to see. You’ve made me that much less angry. :P

 
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Topic: Kongregate / Concerning the "A Sweepstakes [sic] of Fire and Ice" thingamabob going on right now

Yes, this is another one of those times when I’ll post a pointless rambling post that does nothing about anything because of the goddamn “silent majority” bullshit card Kong near-always takes out in cases like these.

(Also, if it was not obvious yet, yes, I may also drop an F-bomb every now and then during this rant. Reader discretion is advised.)


1.) ****ing seriously now? You had an amazing chance to promote a game that’s not a goddamned pay-to-win MMO for once. I mean, for ****’s sake, there’s a game named “A Dance of Fire and Ice” on this site, which is also badged, and has a far more interesting concept that’d deserve some goddamn attention.

But no-ho-hoooo, let’s get an already popular P2W MMORPG and popularize it even further for no goddamn reason. At least with the King of Towers, it was a new game, but in this case, I can’t even list that as a ****ing excuse.


(EDIT: The entire part of the rant in this section is irrelevant due to my mistake of thinking “sweepstakes” is not acceptable as a singular noun. Read if you want a laugh or two.)

2.) Could you please spell-check the goddamn challenges before you shove them in our face on the homepage to keep the cash flowing in? I mean, do you seriously think this is proper spelling?

I wonder how many minutes were spent on the execution of this sweepstake if such a scream-in-your-goddamn-face error can just go unnoticed onto the front page, where millions of players see it. Seriously, does the management care at this point?


I’d like to ramble for hours about this and the reasons why it’s plain wrong, but I have to go to my sister’s concert just about now, and I’m pretty sure you get the gist of it. Let’s hope this at least sparks some discussion.

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Topic: Off-topic / Don't you think smoking should be banned?

Originally posted by Holy2334:
Originally posted by dias17se:

But smoking do makes you look cool. Theres no denying that.

Yep he’s definitely cool!

Holy fuck yes

You watch Last Week Tonight, too?

 
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Topic: Forum Games / The [redacted]ing Llama Mafia - Night 3 (DL: 4/28, 4 PM, UTC+3)

El bumpo.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / what is ur religion???

Just going to say:

Originally posted by Thegamer211:
Originally posted by Mikkmar:

None.

That’s a well-spent 1000th post if I’ve ever seen one.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Don't you think smoking should be banned?

Originally posted by Ubernomaden:
Originally posted by hamuka:
Originally posted by Ubernomaden:
Originally posted by Rajesh1999:
Originally posted by Ubernomaden:

You’re asking the government to become a nanny state. It’s our body so we should do whatever we want with it. Smoking concerns no one but the people using cigarettes.

It affects not only the smoker but also the people around him.

It’s harmless and if they don’t like the smell they can go away. There are a lot of things people don’t like but we don’t ban them.

Bull-fucking-shit.

Wikipedia can be edited by anyone. Especially the anti-tobacco-industry lobby.

Note the extensive amount of studies linked.

Also, here’s the history of that page if you care enough to look through all versions. This page’s been around since 2004. If you link me at least 10 versions before the current date (2015/04/23 18:46 GMT) where it says that passive smoking does not actually exist/is actually beneficial to humans, I might consider that standpoint.

Look, I like satire and all, but when you start spreading potentially fatal lies, it stops being fucking funny.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Don't you think smoking should be banned?

Originally posted by Ubernomaden:
Originally posted by Rajesh1999:
Originally posted by Ubernomaden:

You’re asking the government to become a nanny state. It’s our body so we should do whatever we want with it. Smoking concerns no one but the people using cigarettes.

It affects not only the smoker but also the people around him.

It’s harmless and if they don’t like the smell they can go away. There are a lot of things people don’t like but we don’t ban them.

Bull-fucking-shit.

 

Topic: Off-topic / Little news to the viewers of my art thread.

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Topic: Off-topic / what is ur religion???

No way this could go wrong.