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The first, 100% bonafide way casuals objectively ruin gaming.

#11PraetorXynPosted 1/24/2014 8:01:12 AM
pothocket posted...
Or, you know, it could be exactly like Bethesda making a fuss over Notch using "scrolls". You remember Bethesda, the developer that doesn't make casual games and didn't ruin gaming?


What? Skyrim is probably the most casual open world sandbox RPG ever created. It's baby's first RPG in every sense.
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#12pothocketPosted 1/24/2014 8:06:28 AM
PraetorXyn posted...
pothocket posted...
Or, you know, it could be exactly like Bethesda making a fuss over Notch using "scrolls". You remember Bethesda, the developer that doesn't make casual games and didn't ruin gaming?


What? Skyrim is probably the most casual open world sandbox RPG ever created. It's baby's first RPG in every sense.


I don't care about your opinion regarding how skyrim measures up to other RPGs. We're talking about gaming as a whole here.
#13Ch3wyPosted 1/24/2014 8:14:42 AM
PraetorXyn posted...
pothocket posted...
Or, you know, it could be exactly like Bethesda making a fuss over Notch using "scrolls". You remember Bethesda, the developer that doesn't make casual games and didn't ruin gaming?


What? Skyrim is probably the most casual open world sandbox RPG ever created. It's baby's first RPG in every sense.


If you think Skyrim is a casual game, you don't know what casual means.
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#14MarikhenPosted 1/24/2014 8:53:06 AM
PraetorXyn posted...
What? Skyrim is probably the most casual open world sandbox RPG ever created. It's baby's first RPG in every sense.


Sounds like somebody has never played Final Fantasy Mystic Quest.

Regarding the topic at hand:

Maybe Square-Enix should file a trademark complaint since they obviously have a prior claim thanks to the Romancing Saga and Saga Frontier games. -_-
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#15ShadowThaReaperPosted 1/24/2014 8:53:44 AM
Ch3wy posted...
If you think Skyrim is a casual game, you don't know what casual means.


Skyrim is casual.
#16Ch3wyPosted 1/24/2014 8:55:29 AM
ShadowThaReaper posted...
Ch3wy posted...
If you think Skyrim is a casual game, you don't know what casual means.


Skyrim is casual.


Thanks for pointing out that you don't now what casual means.
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#17arleasPosted 1/24/2014 8:56:21 AM
http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2014/01/21/stealing-candy-from-babies-king-embrace-the-aristocracy/

They took Bejeweled and then made it hard to play.... not difficult in the traditional sense, but hard to play. Either you have to pay up in microtransactions or else you have to spam your friends with ads for the game to get more turns. Skinner box stuff.


As of right now the trademark is "up for publication" but hasn't been finalized yet. There's a month from when it was "published" for someone to complain about it and keep it from happening.

A reddit thread explaining the whole situation from an actual trademark lawyer:
http://www.reddit.com/r/Games/comments/1vvvkh/the_great_tm_saga_ama_with_monaibrahim_game/
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#18SinisterSlayPosted 1/24/2014 9:04:33 AM
arleas posted...
http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2014/01/21/stealing-candy-from-babies-king-embrace-the-aristocracy/

They took Bejeweled and then made it hard to play.... not difficult in the traditional sense, but hard to play. Either you have to pay up in microtransactions or else you have to spam your friends with ads for the game to get more turns. Skinner box stuff.


As of right now the trademark is "up for publication" but hasn't been finalized yet. There's a month from when it was "published" for someone to complain about it and keep it from happening.

A reddit thread explaining the whole situation from an actual trademark lawyer:
http://www.reddit.com/r/Games/comments/1vvvkh/the_great_tm_saga_ama_with_monaibrahim_game/


I just hope this gives the company enough bad publicity that every investor pulls out.

Hopefully they will be stupid enough to send one of those letters to a big company like Squenix or EA. And then they can unleash their army of lawyers to crush king.
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#19Pezofpower(Topic Creator)Posted 1/24/2014 9:26:47 AM
arleas posted...
http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2014/01/21/stealing-candy-from-babies-king-embrace-the-aristocracy/

They took Bejeweled and then made it hard to play.... not difficult in the traditional sense, but hard to play. Either you have to pay up in microtransactions or else you have to spam your friends with ads for the game to get more turns. Skinner box stuff.


As of right now the trademark is "up for publication" but hasn't been finalized yet. There's a month from when it was "published" for someone to complain about it and keep it from happening.

A reddit thread explaining the whole situation from an actual trademark lawyer:
http://www.reddit.com/r/Games/comments/1vvvkh/the_great_tm_saga_ama_with_monaibrahim_game/


LOL Rockpapershotgun. :( I'm sorry.
#20TheOtherGuyXPosted 1/24/2014 9:47:35 AM
pothocket posted...
You remember Bethesda, the developer that doesn't make casual games and didn't ruin gaming?

Oh that Bethesda, the developer who didn't resurrect the Fallout series just to make a sad mockery of it or ruin their own ES games post Morrowind to cater to... a broader, casual market. Nope, not casual or anything. Todd Howard and gang are very hardcore.

http://i.imgur.com/tjrtNNu.jpg
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