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What's the difference between Competitive and Casual?

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2 years ago#1
Just curious.
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2 years ago#2
Mindset.
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2 years ago#3
If you really don't know then you don't need to know

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2 years ago#4
Here are the extreme generalizations.

Competitive: No items, Fox only, Final Destination/Battlefield

Casual: all items, very high, Ganon only, Rumble Falls/New Pork City.
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2 years ago#5
Honestly, they're flawed terms and it really depends on who you ask. If you ask me, the biggest determining factor is just whether or not you consider yourself competitive.
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2 years ago#6
Casuals play for fun and don't care about playing hardcore. Competitive players are more serious about winning and (quite frankly) usually look down on the casuals as if they are 3-year olds playing the game with their feet.

Tbh I think both terms are ridiculous. Playing video games how you want to enjoy them is what makes them worth playing.
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2 years ago#7
DrunkenMegaman posted...
Casuals play for fun and don't care about playing hardcore. Competitive players are more serious about winning and (quite frankly) usually look down on the casuals as if they are 3-year olds playing the game with their feet.


And so it begins.

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2 years ago#8
DrunkenMegaman posted...
Casuals play for fun and don't care about playing hardcore. Competitive players are more serious about winning and (quite frankly) usually look down on the casuals as if they are 3-year olds playing the game with their feet.


Not entirely true, at least as far as the conflict is concerned. Competitive players will more often look down on casual players, but casual players will more often hate competitive players for no real reason, assuming they consider themselves superior.
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2 years ago#9
Competitive: Plays in Tournaments
Casual: Doesn't play in Tournaments.

Neither is a term used to insult someone.
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2 years ago#10
Competitive: Serious
Casual: Relaxed
Me: Whatever, I'll be what you want me to be at the moment
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