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Originally Posted by twitchyzero View Post


Mods should also close this thread so this bad taste of a game will stop getting exposure.


More like it should be closed because its going nowhere. People are expressing their disgust and/or being offended and others are being offended having great issue in others being offended. Its going to turn into another "DAE really hate political correctness?" circlejerk.
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Originally Posted by NuclearPeace View Post

More like it should be closed because its going nowhere. People are expressing their disgust and/or being offended and others are being offended having great issue in others being offended. Its going to turn into another "DAE really hate political correctness?" circlejerk.
Honestly the first page wasn't too bad....
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like Ricky Gervais says, "Just because you're offended, doesn't mean you're right."
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post #134 of 266
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Originally Posted by Dyson Poindexter View Post

Why is your threshold of bad taste the limit everyone should use? What if I'm offended by people overclocking? Does that mean OCN should be shut down? Stop oppressing me!

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im gonna create rogue PC community called stockclock.net

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post #135 of 266
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Originally Posted by twitchyzero View Post

im gonna create rogue PC community called stockclock.net

anyone in? Any evidence of case modding is a permaban.

9/10 of my computers cases fit the definition of "stock", and 4/10 of my CPU's/GPU's which can't be seen anyways without a screenshot, so I'd be fine in that community. The 10th case has only had some holes drilled for fans because it's old and only had 1 fan spot ( rear exhaust ), so I made some front and side ones for it. But I could just not worry about posting that case, so all would be good.

As long as the community is friendly and active, I'd give any forum a shot.
Edited by Shrak - 10/19/14 at 5:18pm
post #136 of 266
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Originally Posted by Aussiejuggalo View Post

But how is that any different then running around like a psycho and kill civillans in GTA? sure in GTA you have missions but most people end up killing everyone anyway. I dont see much difference between movies and games, killings killing, doesnt matter if its some psychopath in a game killing randomly or some mailman killing in a movie, end result is the same, lots of blood lots of death, granted both are fake but still...

How do you know the game doesnt have another perspective? the game could have a plot twist or it could just be mindless killing but do we know that for sure? no. So COD and BF dont bother you what about Mario (dont laugh) take a second to think, Mario kills animals for pretty much no good reason but thats ok coz its Mario?

What makes me laugh when these arguments come up is yes sure its senseless killing in a game but at least its in a game... there are worse things going on in the world that no one care about but when it comes to killing innocent civilians in a game Oh no we cant have that, thats to violent!

GTA doesn't showcase the intent of murdering people for no reason like in this game's trailer and the player has a choice in how the missions are completed. Whether that's with total disregard or careful planing. Like I said, my big problem is the only objective in this game is to kill people, in realistic and hateful ways.

The trailer doesn't lead me to believe there's another point. It seems to be all about this selfish guy on a killing spree. That's kind of like saying you bought Minecraft because you weren't sure if it was just about creating worlds or if there would be mindless killing. The Mario I remember doesn't kill animals for no reason, some of them are a danger to him and the game can be played accordingly.

I don't understand why someone would want to play a game like this, I wouldn't have fun playing this. I can't picture myself saying "Aw, I died. Next round I'm totally going to make it to that school/house/police station/whatever and kill everyone in it".
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I think the main problem with this game is 'quick scenes' of murdering people, which he interacts personally. If similar cut scenes were exist in GTA i'm sure we would talk about GTA as well.

There was a pretty gruesome interactive torture scene in GTA V that almost no one talked about.
    
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More like it should be closed because its going nowhere. People are expressing their disgust and/or being offended and others are being offended having great issue in others being offended. Its going to turn into another "DAE really hate political correctness?" circlejerk.

Just like every new case/cooler/whatever thread. People like to express their opinions.
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Just like every new case/cooler/whatever thread. People like to express their opinions.

And that is what makes forums great.
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And that is what makes forums great.

No, clearly differing opinions are insulting, and you are an oppressive wuss if you disagree with me.

Everyone can draw the line wherever they want, but a gruesomely violent video game that is about (and of) nothing but gruesome violence? In my opinion, a psychologist would have a field day with someone excited to play that.

You don't play a video game unless something about the subject matter is interesting to you in real life, whether or not you have the social and mental intelligence to never indulge.

Play it if you want, but it's worth looking at the desire behind it.
Edited by DrBrogbo - 10/19/14 at 5:38pm
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