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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 11:33:01 Reply

At 11/2/11 11:10 AM, ClockworkSpace wrote: Why are people talking about skyrim in the audio portal?
At 1/23/09 01:41 PM, Denvish wrote:
2) This Lounge is primarily for non audio-related discussions

We talk about different stuff in here. It is just, that you entered the topic at the time when we started to talk about games.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 11:33:37 Reply

At 11/2/11 11:17 AM, midimachine wrote:
At 11/2/11 11:04 AM, RampantMusik wrote: To be honest, I'm actually fed up with online-centered games: the Battlefields, the Call of Duty's, the Gears of Wars, etc. They all play the same and gets boring quickly
"all techno sounds the same!!!"

You say that but... wouldn't you like a little variety?

That's one thing I love about Skyrim. It's not just brown and gray and war-y. There's snow, there are mountains, there are caves and dungeons to explore, there are strongholds and cities and little settlings... there are necromancers, and zombies, and skeletons, and dragons - DRAGONS! - and swords, and magic spells... not a single generic Russian with an AK47 in sight!

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 11:34:53 Reply

Also, speaking about games, I want to win this raffle so badly.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 11:43:14 Reply

At 11/2/11 11:33 AM, RampantMusik wrote: You say that but... wouldn't you like a little variety?

That's one thing I love about Skyrim. It's not just brown and gray and war-y. There's snow, there are mountains, there are caves and dungeons to explore, there are strongholds and cities and little settlings... there are necromancers, and zombies, and skeletons, and dragons - DRAGONS! - and swords, and magic spells... not a single generic Russian with an AK47 in sight!

generic fantasy settings vs. generic war settings. there's really no objective way to look at this.

re the cracked article: obviously the interface for first person shooters (i.e. looking through a gun sight) is going to be relatively the same across the genre, it says nothing about how differently each game actually behaves.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 11:50:45 Reply

At 11/2/11 11:17 AM, midimachine wrote:
At 11/2/11 11:04 AM, RampantMusik wrote: To be honest, I'm actually fed up with online-centered games: the Battlefields, the Call of Duty's, the Gears of Wars, etc. They all play the same and gets boring quickly
"all techno sounds the same!!!"

it does

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 11:57:23 Reply

At 11/2/11 11:50 AM, SBB wrote: it does

lol good one XD


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 12:11:52 Reply

yea all classical music is just ppl playin piano and shit its so gay!!!


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 12:13:21 Reply

no but the thing is techno is actually a kinda same-ish genre

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 12:18:43 Reply

you know when one of your uncultured friends hears a house/dance/dubstep/blippybloopybuttcore song and says something along the lines of "omg i hate this techno stuff"? that's what i was talking about.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 12:28:09 Reply

my uncultured friends listen exclusively to house/dance/dubstep/blippybloopybuttcore songs

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 13:01:48 Reply

At 11/2/11 12:28 PM, SBB wrote: my uncultured friends listen exclusively to house/dance/dubstep/blippybloopybuttcore songs
house/dance/dubstep/blippybloopybuttcore songs
blippybloopybuttcore songs
blippybloopybuttcore

I have no idea what that would sound like, but I want to establish it as a genre.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 13:06:19 Reply

Skyrim

I was really excited for that game, sine I still play Morrowind and Oblivion, but then I heard about all the news and shit about it.

If you didn't see my most recent post in the Skyrim thread already, here's what it said: Fuck this game.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 13:20:10 Reply

At 11/2/11 01:06 PM, Rahmemhotep wrote: Skyrim

I was really excited for that game, sine I still play Morrowind and Oblivion, but then I heard about all the news and shit about it.

If you didn't see my most recent post in the Skyrim thread already, here's what it said: Fuck this game.

I'd take those comments with a grain of salt. The last 5-10 pages of that thread is basically mudslinging between fans and a troll - I would wait until the game comes out before you actually say "Fuck Skyrim." Even if you just borrow it from a friend or rent it from GameFly, you really ought to give it a chance first.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 13:30:04 Reply

I like how people that actually give three shits about what they're going to be playing are called, "trolls," in the VG forum. In any case, they've confirmed spears, so I'll actually get it.

Yes, spears are that big of a fucking deal.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 13:35:57 Reply

At 11/2/11 01:30 PM, Rahmemhotep wrote: I like how people that actually give three shits about what they're going to be playing are called, "trolls," in the VG forum. In any case, they've confirmed spears, so I'll actually get it.

Yes, spears are that big of a fucking deal.

Oh, c'mon. You saw the posts by those three users. For the most part, they were just acting to try and get us riled up. Hell, one of them was banned by a forum mod in the Politics forum for trying to start a flame war there as well.

As for spears, I could go either way. But werewolves? And vampires? Can I play as both at the same time? Because that would be ridiculously awesome.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 13:40:30 Reply

No, I mean EVERY PERSON, including myself, who actually criticizes something in there gets called a troll. It happens allllll the timeeeee.

I like Megaman.

I didn't like Megaman 3
YOU'RE A TROLL CUZ U NO LIEK MAGEMAN TREE!


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 13:53:39 Reply

At 11/2/11 01:40 PM, Rahmemhotep wrote: I like Megaman.
I didn't like Megaman 3

Oh, you... silly troll :3

Okay, maybe people need to cool it a bit with the fanboyism. Still, it's understandable that people would be excited for Skyrimmmmmm.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 14:09:06 Reply

I like Megaman X3

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 15:00:36 Reply

At 11/2/11 02:09 PM, SineRider wrote: I like Megaman X3

I DON'T LIEK MAGEMAN EGGS TREE

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 15:01:35 Reply

At 11/2/11 03:00 PM, MrSaint wrote:
At 11/2/11 02:09 PM, SineRider wrote: I like Megaman X3
I DON'T LIEK MAGEMAN EGGS TREE

So we come to it at last. The great battle of our time...

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 15:50:00 Reply

Lol saying you don't like something that others like isnt trolling, it's called being a douchbag. An actual good troll gets a reaction through much more creative ways. I've seen amazing troll session over on StickAM, including a fat bald Irish man named Bobo who acted like he had rage issues to scare off a bunch of newcomers. I haven't laughed that hard in a while.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 16:28:28 Reply

At 11/2/11 01:40 PM, Rahmemhotep wrote: No, I mean EVERY PERSON, including myself, who actually criticizes something in there gets called a troll. It happens allllll the timeeeee.

I like Megaman.
I didn't like Megaman 3
YOU'RE A TROLL CUZ U NO LIEK MAGEMAN TREE!

Mageman Tree LMAO


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 16:38:53 Reply

At 11/2/11 10:50 AM, jarrydn wrote: to all the gamers

Really, the only time I've ever felt that I really wasted time and felt bad about playing a game was back when I played WoW. The game was freaking terrible, I bitched and complained, and I kept playing it anyways. Now I don't play it, and I have 0 urge to go back... because the game is terrible. Despite numerous friends of mine begging me to come back.

Gaming is a hobby like any other really, people like to spend time on their hobbies, and just like music, a few people even turn it into a career. And just like Rampant, I draw a lot of inspiration from the games I play to write music. "Them"? I wrote that after listening to "To Zanarkand", famous from Final Fantasy X. "Dropped It, Sorry"? I wrote that after getting my ass kicked by a boss (Although I can't remember exactly what game).

And of course the "weeks without food, sleep, bathroom" comments are more than a little exaggeration, it's simply how gamers tend to express their excitement for particular games before they are released....

...Even if there have been people that died because they neglected to eat or sleep (There have been, I'm not joking) while playing a game... I doubt the gamers here are that "extreme".


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 16:44:06 Reply

explan urself Xkore!

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 16:51:12 Reply

At 11/2/11 04:44 PM, SineRider wrote: explan urself Xkore!

Here we go again.


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 17:12:47 Reply

I hear Xcore stole some of Deadmau5s early stuff when he was thinking of doing dubstep, but he trashed it and moved onto house music instead, so Xcore took it and made it his own by cleverly posting it on certain dates! Xcore why! WHYY!!

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 17:28:03 Reply

LOL SPREADING RUMORS IS FUN!


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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 17:32:35 Reply

At 11/2/11 10:50 AM, jarrydn wrote: to all the gamers

do you not feel like you are wasting your time-

Hell no, you can stop right there, busta.

I've been playing video games since I was, like, 5 or some shit and I have never felt that playing a video game was wasting my life away. You're accomplishing things in a different world, this is a different plane of existence with better defined rules and shit where you can be someone else and save the universe. YOU CAN SAVE THE UNIVERSE! You can't do that in real life unless you're fuckin' psychotic or on drugs!

The whole point of them is to have fun and do things that are impossible or improbable in your real life experiences or to tell stories in an interactive way, like a book or television show, but more interactive. Even games like dating sims and Animal Crossing have relevance, because you're escaping from real life into a world where, sure you do some mundane shit, but you do it with more interesting people or with motherfucking animals, lol. Plus, you can play with and make real life friends in/through videogames. In this aspect, we can reference the internet. I mean, I'm here to say and do things I can't in real life, I'm sure you all are too.

Video games can also open you up to new knowledge or topics. It would've taken me a lot longer to learn about the Romance of the Three Kingdoms (the war that waged for over 100 years in China between Wu, Shu and Wei) if I had never played Dynasty Warriors 3. Another thing is that video game music is what encouraged me to love music from the start and I'm still fiercely influenced by it. I mean, sure, it was Rob Zombie, Korn and Misfits that made me pick up a bass and a guitar, but before that was video games like Legend of Zelda and Lunar 2 that made me go to the keyboard and create my own notation system.

I seriously never realized how much I loved music (when I was younger all I listened to was oldies, like doo wop, rock and jazz or what not without understanding that I had a knack for the notes) until I started singing music from Ocarina of time and playing video game music on the keyboard all the time. It became my passion and desire to make beautiful, meaningful music like the composers of VG music.

As some of you know, I'm not good with explaining things the way I want to, especially when they come form my head/heart and not from a text book, but I can tell you that I have some sort of strong love and devotion to video games, like I do with books, music and anime. So I know, for a fact, that the things I typed above aren't what I'm trying to say exactly and there's much more to be said, still... I can't get it out, but the point is that I don't think they're a waste of my time at all.

You know, beside the fact that we're all on a site that is based on visual/interactive media.

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 17:49:19 Reply

At 11/2/11 05:28 PM, Sequenced wrote: LOL SPREADING RUMORS IS FUN!

except, that is a real comment I read on facebook... and I think he was serious too

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Response to The Audio Forum Lounge 2011-11-02 17:53:12 Reply

At 11/2/11 05:49 PM, SineRider wrote:
At 11/2/11 05:28 PM, Sequenced wrote: LOL SPREADING RUMORS IS FUN!
except, that is a real comment I read on facebook... and I think he was serious too

Well, I saw xKore streaming live. It'd be pretty damn impressive if he faked that.


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