Bob''s Game

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  1. ashdjones

    ashdjones o_O

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRrEakRSfSk...feature=related

    Just watched Stage 80, I really do like the guy's writing and the general story concept. Hmm delicious mind-screw conspiracy drama.

    It makes me laugh that people are still getting worked up over this - he wanted to villify himself and it worked.
     
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  2. PoisonedV

    PoisonedV Yeah, I'm a GIRL gamer, what of it?

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    This isn't the same type of anger that he wanted- we aren't mad at the stupid metagame bob, were made at the real 'bob' figure whos behind it.
     
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  3. Bramrash

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    It just got boring fast, basically. I had a lot more interest in the game when he still had some dignity and hadnt tried to turn it into a wacky concept that to me has just made it a bit childish and irritating. Although I suppose we should be glad that the baddy of bob's game is just a nob, rather than he bringing a condemned or manhunt type of villain to the real world, going round twatting people with 2 by 4's and pipes in the name of viral marketing.
     
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  4. yaKC

    yaKC Still Fresh

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    do you think that'd work? looking for ways to shift my next game :p
     
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  5. ashdjones

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    There's a difference? Bob is just playing mind games with you, I noticed this early on. It's weird but we think alike, and i've done something similar albeit on a smaller scale - it's much easier to attract attention by stimulating feelings of outrage, I discovered a long time ago how petty, judgemental and easily provoked the Geek Crowd can be.

    People won't forget this stunt either, for good or ill - it'll sell some games, but there'll be people who'll still think he's a prick.
     
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  6. Spadoof

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    So wait a second............... Did he pull one over on us? Does this game even exist? I have been following this game off and on and when I checked the website, I was kinda confused.

    -Spadoof :gp2x
     
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  7. Phawx

    Phawx Professional Derailer

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    I don't think it matters if the game exists or not. GAH! I am typing in this thread again.
     
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  8. gp2.eXe

    gp2.eXe Ultra Mega GP32X Mania Hardcore

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    Oh God, I can't believe I took the time to read this whole thread last night, BIG mistake. I woke up with 5 gray hairs! And i'm 20! Worse, I still don't know what to think about the "game".

    Do I want it to be fake, so I can laugh?
    Or do I want it to be real, so I can beat that boss "Bob"?

    The mysteries of life...

    Hah, now seriously, I laughed a lot with this thing. :lol:
     
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  9. Spadoof

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    Well hopefully fez comes out soon <_<
     
  10. Yrx

    Yrx the Happy Conqueror

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  11. PoisonedV

    PoisonedV Yeah, I'm a GIRL gamer, what of it?

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    you should be able to lock or delete your own threads
     
  12. quasist

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    hmm... a demo...
     
  13. PokeParadox

    PokeParadox Founder of Pirate Games - Penjin Coder Staff Member

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    Played the demo, pretty neat... but the perspective makes it hard to see where you can walk...
     
  14. WizardStan

    WizardStan Mega GP Mania

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    Copied the demo to my SuperCard and gave it a quick play.
    First impression: not bad. He's done a few cosmetic things with the way the camera moves that I like. I'm quite intrigued by the idea of the games on the bottom screen, although I must admit that I spent a half hour trying to beat Tetrid before giving up.
    The graphics are quite enjoyable. Nothing especially eye catching, but everything seems to work in it's pixelly world. Character animation is fluid. A little more could have been done to make characters stand out. When they're not moving, sometimes they can blend in with their surroundings.
    Music and sound gets an A+. Each character seems to have their own "voice", the words buzzing with a different pitch which adds a bit more personality to them. The music was very classical Nintendo, not much more to say on that.
    Gameplay is amusing. The premise seems to be playing games within the game while you play the game (yo dawg...) Meanwhile, other things happen, and it's up to Yuu to wander around and solve the problem. Bob did well by the dual screen, much better usage of the platform than many commercial games I've played.
    My only concern is that it says "Licensed by Nintendo" on the bottom screen, and then "Probably will never be" across the top, which once again brings up the question: is this an official DS game and we're still playing the viral marketing thing, or did he really not get the developer license he needed? If he did get the stuff he needed and the game really is coming out for DS, I might be tempted to get it. However, if he didn't get what he needed and he releases it as a ROM download, if I detect even a hint of arrogance, ignorance, or bitterness at the outcome when this is all over I will walk away.
     
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  15. Nova

    Nova Is that a Caanoo in your pocket or are you just ha

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    No, it's definitely not Licenced by Nintendo. Nintendo would never get behind a game and then have the developer release a demo on a flashcard. They would make it available at the various DS download points.
     
  16. Bramrash

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    Or would they?????...... dannnnnn da dan dan DAAAAAAAANNNNNNNNNN

    *shifty eyes*
     
  17. PoisonedV

    PoisonedV Yeah, I'm a GIRL gamer, what of it?

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    no... they definitely wouldnt. upon playing, i think its very obvious this game was meant to be ds only
     
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  18. Username

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    A demo? Shit yeah.
     
  19. WizardStan

    WizardStan Mega GP Mania

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    Tetrid!!! SMASH!
    That was stupidly hard for little payoff. Better not have to do that in the actual game.
     
  20. PokeParadox

    PokeParadox Founder of Pirate Games - Penjin Coder Staff Member

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    Apparently it's just unskippable for the demo. And you win the GameToy Color if you beat it in the actual game.
     
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