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Playing which games or kinds of games qualifies you as a "hipster" gamer?

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User Info: HaloODSTD

HaloODSTD
2 years ago#1
And for those who whine "omg, stop labeling us gamers!", just get out.
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User Info: Deja-Entendu

Deja-Entendu
2 years ago#2
I've been called hipster on here a few times because I like stuff like Illbleed and Killer7, but don't like Bioshock and Half Life. So I guess just liking whatever isn't popular, as per usual with hipster ****
bettr than u deal w/ it
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User Info: Rygon

Rygon
2 years ago#3
Shin Megami Tensei. You have to hate that it's extremely popular now for Persona and only like the pure, not very well known SMT. Even better if you can like the panned, stale first Persona game more than the acclaimed 3&4.
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User Info: este914

este914
2 years ago#4
Maybe some of those cell phone games, I dunno.
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User Info: KittyMreowMrow

KittyMreowMrow
2 years ago#5
The Last of Us
Call of Duty
DmC
Final Fantasy XIII
Enslaved
Journey
Ass Creed
Flower
Dubstep being a new trend explains much about modern gaming.
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User Info: RollingCradle

RollingCradle
2 years ago#6
Anything "AAA" is hipster.

User Info: Xpired93

Xpired93
2 years ago#7
RollingCradle posted...
Anything "AAA" is hipster.


hahahaha..

going against the hivemind is hipster.
I don't get what's with the obsession about Online Play, gamers are anti-social by nature

User Info: KittyMreowMrow

KittyMreowMrow
2 years ago#8
Xpired93 posted...
RollingCradle posted...
Anything "AAA" is hipster.


hahahaha..

going against the hivemind is hipster.

except for the simple truth that being hipster is a popular trend these days. hipsters also love things that are popular! the thing about hipsters though is that they dress like s***.
Dubstep being a new trend explains much about modern gaming.
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User Info: theshoveller

theshoveller
2 years ago#9
Here's my usual definition of a hipster, as done in movie-form:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cugsup-Ylzg


Basically, if something's really popular, and they hate it for no real reason despite it being something they'd normally like were it not popular, then they're a hipster. That'd pretty much cover that particular definition from a ton of odd extraneous examples certain people who've been through more usernames than Power Rangers have been through teams, robots, or iterations.
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User Info: epictetus1216

epictetus1216
2 years ago#10
Somebody who's too much of a snob to play a AAA title. They only play niche games that have a cult following, probably with a poor rating because they're cooler and know better. Also, arcade games like Braid and Limbo made by cutting edge developers on a low budget. Also games that show artistic freedom snubbed by major publishers who don't know any better, never mind that they might have refused you because you're really not that good.
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