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danielrbischoff



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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2011 10:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have Demon's Souls and it was too easy because the hints gave everything away.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2011 10:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What is it about that little teary eyed emoticon that emasculates forum sharks into forum goldfish?

Diabolus the forum shark wrote:
danielrbischoff wrote:
The review copy for GR is in the mail...

On it's way to my house!


Good luck. You don't strike me as a particularly skillful gamer. No offense.


Diabolus the forum goldfish wrote:
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Crying or Very sad


I don't mean that you suck at games, I just meant that Dark Souls will require an extreme amount of skill and patience. love

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I find that extremely condescending by the way.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2011 10:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

danielrbischoff wrote:
I have Demon's Souls and it was too easy because the hints gave everything away.

Is that why you don't have a single Demon's Souls trophy? Not even the one for beating the first boss in the game who you're required to beat to do any other levels?
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2011 11:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

tinymhg wrote:
What is it about that little teary eyed emoticon that emasculates forum sharks into forum goldfish?

Diabolus the forum shark wrote:
danielrbischoff wrote:
The review copy for GR is in the mail...

On it's way to my house!


Good luck. You don't strike me as a particularly skillful gamer. No offense.


Diabolus the forum goldfish wrote:
danielrbischoff wrote:
Crying or Very sad


I don't mean that you suck at games, I just meant that Dark Souls will require an extreme amount of skill and patience. love


Different days, different blood alcohol levels. However, it's getting pretty high right now. Twisted Evil
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2011 11:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

^ Dr Diabolus and Mr. Hyde
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 12:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Something is indeed up in this thread...
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 8:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

THAT'S IT! DARK SOULS GETS A C- BECAUSE OF ALL OF YOU! I'LL PUT YOUR GODDAM NAMES IN THE REPORT CARD I SWEAR
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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THAT'S IT! DARK SOULS GETS A C- BECAUSE OF ALL OF YOU! I'LL PUT YOUR GODDAM NAMES IN THE REPORT CARD I SWEAR

Spell mine right. Twisted Evil
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 7:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

danielrbischoff wrote:
THAT'S IT! DARK SOULS GETS A C- BECAUSE OF ALL OF YOU! I'LL PUT YOUR GODDAM NAMES IN THE REPORT CARD I SWEAR


Lv. 145 Black Phantoms are already on the way.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 7:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

So, two hours in. Enjoyable. I'll write a lengthier impressions piece tomorrow once I've sunk in a bit more.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 8:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No embargo or anything then?
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 8:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There's a full review embargo until October 4th. I'm wondering if I can stream my entire day of gameplay tomorrow.... off to e-mail the press reps I go!
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 8:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Considering there have been thousands of streams and gameplay journals and all of that, I don't doubt they'd let you.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 8:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

...review embargo? Is there a story behind this worth knowing?
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 8:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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...review embargo? Is there a story behind this worth knowing?

Sure. I'll write a manifesto tomorrow to explain because i think you guys really like the transparency here at GR and embargoes aren't exactly common knowledge among gamers.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 8:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I mean, what could you do to NOT make us want the game?

Not die?
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 8:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Doesn't it just mean "Don't publish reviews before this date or we won't give you copies and sue you" or something like that?

It's one of the many ways the publishers have strong-armed the whole journalism/reviewing industry, and when coupled with the "incentives" to give a good review, it can be deadly.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 8:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's the long and the short but it does get more complicated and it's not so outright threatening to the journalist.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 9:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well after listening to podtoid all the time last year, I just thought embargoes meant you couldn't talk about the game at all, but I'm sure different publishers have different rules.


And I would assume if it's already out in Japan, they wouldn't care about a stream - but who knows.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 9:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

danielrbischoff wrote:
That's the Longo and the short but it does get more complicated and it's not so outright threatening to the journalist.

Fixed.

I think Longo did a pretty good assessment of what an embargo is.
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