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Can we take the word "casual" out our vocabulary, plz?

#11LazyyAmericanPosted 8/2/2014 11:12:54 AM
Casual
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#12vashtrichamPosted 8/2/2014 11:32:22 AM
Why most forms of entertainment use the word casual. Casual viewer, casual reader and so on.
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#13youshallbeasgodPosted 8/2/2014 11:41:11 AM
Sora_Anbu posted...
Replace it with?


Casul.
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#14LazyyAmericanPosted 8/2/2014 11:50:59 AM
In OPs defense....if I could I would assassinate the word selfie as I feel an uncontrollable urge to vomit upon this incessant usage of a "word".
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#15rainedownPosted 8/2/2014 12:07:04 PM
I think it's fine as it is, you just can't control what trolls and perseverating neck beards are going to try to turn into the next 'insult'.

FFVI on droid was remade as a casual mobile game, and is fantastic. Guild Wars 2 is a great MMO for casual players who don't want to obsess on raiding three nights a week. Most Tactics games are casual versions of civilization or world building games.

It's not a bad thing to be casual, it just means you're more accessible and open to more people. I'm not knocking niche games either, they've got an important place too-- but casual as an insult is just stupid and shows how little the person really thinks about the gaming industry as a whole. ...or that they have unresolved issues in general and want to try taking them out on 'the normals' lol.
#16force_edgePosted 8/2/2014 12:33:34 PM
happyscrub1 posted...
wildog2006 posted...
Looks like you've already removed the word "of" from your vocabulary, why not just be mute?


I would like to point out the stupidity of this response, but it would be too easy.


You also removed the word "please".
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#17RunFromThisGunPosted 8/2/2014 2:35:15 PM
Popular = Casual, unless it's a PC only game.
#18DawnshadowPosted 8/2/2014 2:39:11 PM
RunFromThisGun posted...
Popular = Casual, unless it's a PC only game.

By that logic, Popcap was a hardcore developer at one point.
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#19SleepComaPosted 8/2/2014 2:48:52 PM
Lol TC = confirmed casul
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#20VoxwikPosted 8/3/2014 7:51:52 AM(edited)
happyscrub1 posted...
It's being overused and misused so much, that it has little meaning to me everytime I hear it.

It's so incredibly true.

"What, there is a game play change I dislike or feel makes something too easy or less complex?? OMG it's the casuals!!!!!!111"

"What, some may dare disagree with my opinion??? Casuals!!!111"

That about sums it up. You can add "true fans" or "long time fans" or even "the fans" to this too. It's not quite as common as the 'casual' garbage but there are people that feel their opinion is just so important and superior that they have the audacity to talk about what "the fans" want. I'm not criticizing people that complain about changes or direction or who claim that quite a few people aren't happy, but instead when people try to blanket claim a majority opinion or "long time fan" opinion. It's usually stated in such a way to imply anyone who disagrees isn't a 'true' fan or hasn't been a long time fan of the series, and it's almost always proven immediately wrong by others who disagree. It's not on Sony platforms but Metroid: Other M is a great example of this. To be sure it has a mixed reaction to put it kindly, but then there will be a few people who try to claim the only people who like it are new to the series... which is totally false. Actually a much better example is the TES series in which there is a crowd that tries to claim "real long time fans" prefer Morrowind or that long time series fans always miss things like armor/weapon repair, acrobatics, and athletics when that's simply not always the case.