Alastor

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  1. I honestly feel like I'm suffering from burnout... I'm completely lost on viable career options. People nowadays are a bunch of whiny crybabies who are NEVER satisfied. I quit...

    1. Alastor

      Alastor

      Some people might proclaim that, but honestly, they are stupid people who wish to drag other people down. Most people don't have time for such none-sense. They will judge the movies for themselves on whether they enjoyed it or not. Most people are not dictated on other peoples political opinions on whether they should go to see a film or not. It will usually be very few people who let politics be everything in their life where they feel they have to take a stand on everything. That is not what normal everyday people do~

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  2. I honestly think game developers should just stop making games, because if gamers are just going to label a game as shit no matter what, then these whiny, ungrateful pieces of shit don't deserve new games. :unamused:

    1. Alastor

      Alastor

      Usually, where I get my feeling for a general mood of a game is in public review of games on steam or in other areas where an overall view of the audience can be represented. Often, you might see some Youtuber rant on a game, but when you check the like/dislike ratio on said game, you might be surprised how many disagree with said Youtuber. 

       

      I don't know man, the videos exist. Glitches don't happen to everyone at every time. When I started playing Assassin's Creed Unity, I did not experience the glitches and bugs that many people pointed out, but there was still video evidence that suggested that they were there and it happened to some people. I was just fortunate that it did not happen to me, so I got good experience. 

      And well, I tend to focus a lot on the good reviews. I have a workmate who loves Cuphead and he even plays the music from the game for us while we work :D He has only very nice things to say about the game. So keep in mind, the good reviews are out there as well ;)

      And if you make a game, understand this. Perhaps you make a mistake, perhaps people will point that out to you. Perhaps you can learn from it, so you can make even better games. But you will also have those who will see what you are doing and appreciate it and even show you that they love your game and try to cheer you on to make even more. Don't let naysayers keep you down, never do that, even if they may seem endless~

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  3. I honestly feel like I'm suffering from burnout... I'm completely lost on viable career options. People nowadays are a bunch of whiny crybabies who are NEVER satisfied. I quit...

    1. Alastor

      Alastor

      Ooh boy, I know that is just pure political drivel that you have just spouted there that is not based in reality. You could not be more wrong there. Trouble is that many SJWish film directors tend to churn out movies that focus too much on delivering some kind of a message, but fail when it comes to advertising. It also does not help when you are trying to talk down to a massive demographic, because that demographic will also be potential customers that you are just asking to snub your movies. I've yet to hear of a movie though doing badly solely because someone was an SJW without making it appear in the movie. 

      But we have seen massive success with movies that have a majority black cast like Black Panther. We have seen success with stuff coming out right now like Hazbin Hotel which is amazing as it does not have any corporate backing which a lot of people seem to think is impossible nowadays. 

      Most people just want to see something fun, something that draws them away from politics, not be dragged back into it. A lot of people are looking for escapism. Of course, sometimes films that are overly political and have a clear message can resonate with people like the Joker, but it is about finding that magic click with people. 

      It seems to me that you have a target demographic. And because of that, you are much more limited and have to go a bit more small scale. Like Hasbro in the beginning who targeted their toys according to strategy, boy stuff, girl stuff, for kids, you know. They had their ideal demographic and knew who they were pandering to, they were not trying to satisfy everyone. You could do something like that yourself. Of course that means what you might produce won't be as grandeur as big budget films, but at least you might still be satisfying your core target demographic~ 

       

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  4. I honestly feel like I'm suffering from burnout... I'm completely lost on viable career options. People nowadays are a bunch of whiny crybabies who are NEVER satisfied. I quit...

    1. Alastor

      Alastor

      Ooh, I see. Entertainment is kind of a hard one as it is all about satisfaction for the masses. What was it in particular you had in mind when it came to entertainment? :)

       

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  5. I honestly feel like I'm suffering from burnout... I'm completely lost on viable career options. People nowadays are a bunch of whiny crybabies who are NEVER satisfied. I quit...

    1. Alastor

      Alastor

      I'm not sure I follow. Are you stating that it is other peoples fault that you are not able to decide what you want to do in the future or because you are not able to find a job? 

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  6. I honestly think game developers should just stop making games, because if gamers are just going to label a game as shit no matter what, then these whiny, ungrateful pieces of shit don't deserve new games. :unamused:

    1. Alastor

      Alastor

      I think you might be making an ant out of a molehill Avery. Like Shad said, judging all gamers based on a few people not liking games is not a good way of going about things. 

      And the point about hustling for every dime you have point that she made, I think she was referring to DLCs, microtransactions and other extra features which are either not part of the core gameplay or are sometimes required to get an actual enjoyment out of a game. I for one have a problem with my favorite strategy game developer, Paradox Interactive, who have been increasingly churning out half finished games only to rely on people buying their DLCs to make up for their half finished products. 

      Out of the games you listed, I never experienced anyone hating on them except for Fallout 76 which was very well justified. Just because you did not experience bugs, there are mountains of videos which show ton of bugs and glitches that have now hopefully been fixed. But the main controversy surrounding the game has centered around how the Bethesda Team and managers of that game have approached fans and customers with their product. The game had a massive PR failure and so it suffered heavily. 

      The worst thing I have ever heard anyone say about Fallout 4 is that it is not as good as Fallout: New Vegas. I love Fallout 4, I think it is a great game. Not a fan of the DLCs though. 

       

      I think it would help if you could point us where you are seeing such hatred for games coming from~

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  7. This sounds bad from what Vivzie is saying, but I have never really understood COPPA or what it really was for~

    (For Hazbin Hotel fans, Vivzie is concerned because Youtube has been marking her Hazbin Hotel video as being kid material when she has been asking them to take that marking off of her video. If you check out the Pilot episode, you can see that she has changed the name to include "Not for Kids")

     

     

  8. I honestly think game developers should just stop making games, because if gamers are just going to label a game as shit no matter what, then these whiny, ungrateful pieces of shit don't deserve new games. :unamused:

    1. Alastor

      Alastor

      Ah, I see. Well, that is the only game that comes to mind recently when it comes to people being upset. 

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  9. I honestly think game developers should just stop making games, because if gamers are just going to label a game as shit no matter what, then these whiny, ungrateful pieces of shit don't deserve new games. :unamused:

  10. Why does it feel like most YouTube videos involving politics have a far right bias that can be told just by the title of the video? :unamused:

    1. Alastor

      Alastor

      What do you define as being "far" right?

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  11. Another reason why Megas XLR rocks: Megas's future design is based off of the best Transformer

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    In a sense, Soundwave birthed us MEGAS

    1. Alastor

      Alastor

      Megas XLR... man, what a throwback. I loved that show~

  12. The last ten status updates have no replies. Are we all that antisocial? Are we just sitting on soap boxes shouting out into the pony void our random thoughts without neigh (hehehehepun) even a glance at our fellow man? 

    1. Alastor

      Alastor

      We have a strict policy here. Any Caring Bear that we get our hands on here in Iceland is getting canned. 

      Spoiler

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      How is the Mate of the Ey doing? 

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  13. The last ten status updates have no replies. Are we all that antisocial? Are we just sitting on soap boxes shouting out into the pony void our random thoughts without neigh (hehehehepun) even a glance at our fellow man? 

    1. Alastor

      Alastor

      The void hungers for some interaction. We gotta show that we care~

       

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  14. I made this little drawing of my pony and my brother's pony ... I remember I had a name of a war plane ... but I don't remember which one right now :mlp_huh:

    Anyway this is just a black and white drawing (obviously) I soon plan to apply color! but that will be after I do a little more publicity to my drawings, I must sell more ... although I always have open commissions but you know, advertising is important. :-D

    I hope you like the drawing process, I really like this style.:mlp_ooh:

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    1. Alastor

      Alastor

      Wow, that style looks amazing. Also seeing pretty stronger facial expressions, definitely seeing improvement :D

       

  15. My brother is a 3D artist, he has been specializing in this for a while, I feel very happy for his remarkable advances! this time he made a 3D model of Berry Bliss Sundae, my OC pony. :catface:

    I was really considering opening a couple of commissions for him, I feel his work stands out for its dynamism and good aesthetic sense, what do you think? :fluttershy:

    In any case I hope that this type of work is to your liking, we always strive to do something that people like, especially when it comes to ponies, I think the Brony community is very nice and friendly ^_^

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    1. Alastor

      Alastor

      You should definitely encourage him to make his own account so he can open his own shop~ :)

       

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  16. I don't think anyone should be forced to respect anyone... Respect is earned, not given.

  17. Look at this tomato sauce I got going on right here.

     

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    1. Alastor

      Alastor

      That your Italian side showing off?~ :darling:

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  18. Do you know what sucks most about getting fired this time around? Is it the money, fear of career change, or not knowing how to support your family? We'll, there is all of that, but this time around for me...the loss of friendship. And what I thought was real friendship. There was a guy and girl who I was really close wit over the past two years. She's still in touch with me. The guy....not at all. Like a ghost. I've reached out to him a couple times, but that's it. Very disappointing.

    1. Alastor

      Alastor

      That sucks. You gotta appreciate that which you got though and those friends you already/still have. 

       

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  19. THUNDERSTRUCK!

     

    1. Alastor

      Alastor

      Love~ 

      Great to hear you have it thought out. Wish for the best for ya and your family~

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  20. THUNDERSTRUCK!

     

    1. Alastor

      Alastor

      To Portugal. 

      That is great to hear, congratulations to your children btw. Everything going well? 

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  21. THUNDERSTRUCK!

     

    1. Alastor

      Alastor

      Ah yes, I have fully gotten into the Hazbin Hotel vibe. So there was a change in my name. 

      It is going pretty good, will be moving soon, so there is that going on. How are you doing? :)

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  22. Nice monocle :proud: .

    Also ship, long time no chat :wacko: .

    1. Alastor

      Alastor

      Thank you very much (was drunk yesterday) 

      Long time no see indeed~

  23. Alastor, but a pony? :twismile: @Alastor?

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  24. IT'S HERE!! AND IT WAS GREAT!!!!! AHHHH!!

     

    1. Alastor

      Alastor

      @Spider Demon

       
       
       
       
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      I agree. Though some places felt a little bit rushed, other places from clips we had already seen seemed improved. Like when Alastor talked about the Stock Market Crash in that short clip of his, I never heard what came after. But in the pilot, I finally heard clearly what he said. "So many orphans". 

      Kudos to them taking their time to fix some parts of those clips, they clearly noticed those mistakes themselves :D

      The more people know of it and get to watch it, the merrier :grin:

       

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