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Re: Opinions on King's Quest VII?
« Reply #60 on: October 31, 2011, 01:21:51 PM »
I sometimes watch LPs if I'm not sure whether or not I want to play a certain game.  If I watch for a little while, and don't like what I see, I generally don't bother watching the rest of the LP, and I certainly don't purchase the game afterward.  You can't always judge a game by its first level or so--just look at TSL, which had a slow start, but gets better as it goes--but that's how I roll.

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Re: Opinions on King's Quest VII?
« Reply #61 on: October 31, 2011, 01:39:12 PM »
Getting a preview of a game is cool.... I just know a lot of folks that soley watch LP's and then claim to have "played" games.  That's just abhorrent.


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Re: Opinions on King's Quest VII?
« Reply #62 on: October 31, 2011, 02:20:35 PM »
Watching "Let's Play"'s is a losers way out. 

Honestly, the fact that people would go watch one of these things rather than play the game makes me want to vomit up my own intestines and feed them to a rat.   I can't think of anything more lazy and self serving.  You might as well watch a video of someone eating a pizza next time you're hungry.


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Re: Opinions on King's Quest VII?
« Reply #63 on: October 31, 2011, 02:29:32 PM »
I prefer longplay videos to Let's Play videos; not particularly a fan of people talking over the video 95% of the time.
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Re: Opinions on King's Quest VII?
« Reply #64 on: October 31, 2011, 05:13:47 PM »
I prefer PLAYING THE GODMAN GAME! 

(Heh.  Godman.  I like that.)


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Re: Opinions on King's Quest VII?
« Reply #65 on: October 31, 2011, 06:18:11 PM »
I prefer longplay videos to Let's Play videos; not particularly a fan of people talking over the video 95% of the time.
It depends. Some of them are quite hilarious.
 
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Re: Opinions on King's Quest VII?
« Reply #66 on: November 01, 2011, 01:04:57 AM »
Oh, I love playing the Godman game too, BT; just sometimes it's nice to be able to watch someone play a game to see how they approach it.

And there's a few funny Let's Play videos out there Deloria, I agree, but a lot of them seem to just be a bit moronic.
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Re: Opinions on King's Quest VII?
« Reply #67 on: November 02, 2011, 03:32:19 AM »
I agree with MangoMercury on this one. I have about 100 GBs of Long Play videos, but only a select few YouTube rips of scenes from Let's Play videos, because the commentary is rarely informative and often seriously needs to be censored.

Personally, I watch them because I hate playing 99% of video games, but I like some games for stories and others, like Super Mario Galaxy 1 & 2, FFXIII, and Sonic Colours, for graphics. I've watched every Monkey Island game as a longplay so I would understand the story when subject arises, but never played one of them - I abhor that LucasArts interface.

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Re: Opinions on King's Quest VII?
« Reply #68 on: November 02, 2011, 01:04:47 PM »
A lot of the good Let's Plays are either well thought out, so they're prepared with some actual smart comments.  Or they're made by genuinely funny people.  I think the problem with the other 99% is that the people making them only go as far as recording footage and yelling into a mic.  Even something as basic as a Let's Play could use some polish.
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