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Why the sassy narrator?
« on: July 10, 2010, 06:57:17 PM »
I was a bit astonished at how mean the narrator is to Graham. "Get your hands off of that Graham!" and "Tick-tock tick-tock! Are you still trying to do crazy things Graham?" And then saying how stupid you were for dying. It's actually very fun to have a mean narrator though.


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Re: Why the sassy narrator?
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2010, 07:00:22 PM »
I was a bit astonished at how mean the narrator is to Graham. "Get your hands off of that Graham!" and "Tick-tock tick-tock! Are you still trying to do crazy things Graham?" And then saying how stupid you were for dying. It's actually very fun to have a mean narrator though.

It's a nice change of pace to have a mean narrator. In my opinion, mean ones are the best. Maybe that's why I loved Space Quest 6: The Spinal Frontier so much. Oh, such fond memories of SQ6.
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Re: Why the sassy narrator?
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2010, 07:03:12 PM »
Yea, I love how Amy played the narrator. XD Didn't see the "tick-tock" one though.

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Re: Why the sassy narrator?
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2010, 07:12:26 PM »
Yea, I love how Amy played the narrator. XD Didn't see the "tick-tock" one though.

A lot of her comments are pretty good. There's a lot more than you think in this game. You just gotta try exploring a bit and clicking on random things with things that make no logical sense.
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Re: Why the sassy narrator?
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2010, 07:20:23 PM »
Ah, got it now. ;D

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Re: Why the sassy narrator?
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2010, 07:21:41 PM »
I think the narrator's lines are often outright hilarious, hoping to see the same tone through all the chapters.
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Re: Why the sassy narrator?
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2010, 07:37:21 PM »
It makes me wonder if Graham even sasses back to Amy- that would be hilarious.

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Re: Why the sassy narrator?
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2010, 07:39:17 PM »
It makes me wonder if Graham even sasses back to Amy- that would be hilarious.

Well, he doesn't sass back per say, but he does respond to her at least once in the first episode. See if you can find that.
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Re: Why the sassy narrator?
« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2010, 07:51:11 PM »
It makes me wonder if Graham even sasses back to Amy- that would be hilarious.

Well, he doesn't sass back per say, but he does respond to her at least once in the first episode. See if you can find that.

Are you referring to his sense of.... notice, dear moderator, that I did not say it.

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Re: Why the sassy narrator?
« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2010, 07:59:38 PM »
Yea, I love how Amy played the narrator. XD Didn't see the "tick-tock" one though.

Did you got the one where she laughs at you and calls you dense?   :'(
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Re: Why the sassy narrator?
« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2010, 08:02:06 PM »

Did you got the one where she laughs at you and calls you dense?   :'(
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Re: Why the sassy narrator?
« Reply #11 on: July 10, 2010, 08:09:12 PM »
I thought the whole mean narrator thing worked wonderfully in Al Emmo and the Lost Dutchman's Mine. Al and the narrator are at each other's throats for most of that game...

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Heard joke once: Man goes to doctor. Says he's depressed. Says life seems harsh and cruel. Says he feels all alone in a threatening world where what lies ahead is vague and uncertain. Doctor says "Treatment is simple. Great clown Pagliacci is in town tonight. Go and see him. That should pick you up." Man bursts into tears. Says "But Doctor...I am Pagliacci." Good joke. Everybody laugh. Roll on snare drum. Curtains.

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Re: Why the sassy narrator?
« Reply #12 on: July 10, 2010, 08:11:52 PM »
Yea, I love how Amy played the narrator. XD Didn't see the "tick-tock" one though.

Did you got the one where she laughs at you and calls you dense?   :'(

Ok, that's a new one for me. I suppose there's still more for me to be exploring...
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Re: Why the sassy narrator?
« Reply #13 on: July 10, 2010, 08:30:08 PM »

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Did you got the one where she laughs at you and calls you dense?   :'(
Where is that one at? She may be a rival of GlaDOS.

If you really want to know I can PM you with the location, but seeing episode 1 is short and it might take a while before we have episode 2 you might want to explore a bit more and see if you can find out for yourself.
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Re: Why the sassy narrator?
« Reply #14 on: July 10, 2010, 08:31:38 PM »
Ooh, can you pm me? :D

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Re: Why the sassy narrator?
« Reply #15 on: July 10, 2010, 08:44:59 PM »
Done!
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Re: Why the sassy narrator?
« Reply #16 on: July 10, 2010, 08:46:48 PM »
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Re: Why the sassy narrator?
« Reply #17 on: July 11, 2010, 12:21:41 AM »
It's hilarious and I think it reflects our changing social times while still keeping with the old and showing a new style of this adventure quartet.  It's lovely when Amy declares, "You're crazy".  Me and my sister laughed for 3 minutes at that.  You really got to explore every inch of this game to get all the funnies.  :D :D

Of course, depending on whether or not you find that stuff funny.  :-*

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Re: Why the sassy narrator?
« Reply #18 on: July 11, 2010, 12:24:33 AM »
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Re: Why the sassy narrator?
« Reply #19 on: July 11, 2010, 01:00:51 AM »
My favourite is what she says when you get Graham to sit down...