TheoAllen
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TheoAllen

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"If u lined up <random body part> they'd be <insert number> km long" is getting boring. Ofc u can even stretch ur own atoms for that long :p Jan 16, 2019 at 11:10 PM

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    1. TheoAllen
      TheoAllen
      A comment section is always the funniest section.
      1. OmnislashXX and Finnuval like this.
      2. OmnislashXX
        OmnislashXX
        Glad we can oblige.
        Oct 11, 2018
    2. TheoAllen
      TheoAllen
      We should have an event where the user would edit the default avatar into something funny.
      1. Shaz likes this.
      2. Kuro DCupu
        Kuro DCupu
        Jokes on you, the default avatar is already funny
        Oct 10, 2018
    3. TheoAllen
      TheoAllen
      And here I never get annoyed with all of these "black borders" that people were talking about. Either about fullscreen games or mobile games
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      2. Kuro DCupu
        Kuro DCupu
        Back then : The game is glitched. Slap monitor to fix it. Now : The game is glitched. Make it a feature.
        Oct 7, 2018
      3. bgillisp
        bgillisp
        Maybe it wasn't exactly 20 years, but it was when the widescreen releases for DVD were the craze. Might be more like 10.

        Point is, about as soon as it was done "Why are there black borders?".
        Oct 7, 2018
      4. Poryg
        Poryg
        Well, I've lived in a bit different society, our gamer communities appreciated games regardless of black borders. So here it took a bit longer than that.
        Oct 8, 2018
    4. TheoAllen
      TheoAllen
      I never experienced on being drunk, or idk, maybe I'm drunk all times.
      1. cabfe
        cabfe
        Have you experienced being sober?
        Oct 6, 2018
      2. TheoAllen
        TheoAllen
        now that u mentioned it, idk either
        Oct 6, 2018
    5. TheoAllen
      TheoAllen
      idk what im doin pt.2
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      2. TheoAllen
        TheoAllen
        That depends. If both power are equal, then one side will attack one another has opening. If you're overpowered it, they might actually flee. And it also depends on whether the AI config favor to play cautious or aggresive. Although I haven't tested both config in different value. Might as well as test it now.
        Oct 5, 2018
      3. TheoAllen
        TheoAllen
        Oct 5, 2018
      4. Poryg
        Poryg
        If both sides are equal, then the one who manages to score more attacks than the other wins. For this reason sacrificial characters in front of your formation are important. They are there to either draw the enemy out or give you the first strike the moment they get within striking range if the opponent doesn't attack.
        Oct 5, 2018
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      2. Kuro DCupu
        Kuro DCupu
        It's called procrastinating. Sometimes I do that too.
        Oct 4, 2018
    7. TheoAllen
      TheoAllen
      This song is so cute and so good dayum
      1. Kwerty likes this.
      2. Kuro DCupu
        Kuro DCupu
        Dayumm~~ Have you thought of makin your own song?
        Oct 3, 2018
    8. TheoAllen
      TheoAllen
      tfw u spend like 2-3 days procrast bcz the code broke. after gathered up strength to look at the code back, it was bcz wrong variable name.
      1. Kaeki, Marsigne, Kes and 1 other person like this.
      2. Kaeki
        Kaeki
        Or when it's a missing ";". Was it a dyslexic reading error? D:
        Oct 4, 2018
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      3. TheoAllen
        TheoAllen
        Missing ; would be quite obvious bcz it will throw an error. Generally a breaking code that throws error would require like 1-4 hours, but a code that behave fine but not behave the way u want could take days.
        Oct 4, 2018
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      4. Kaeki
        Kaeki
        It's good it tells you when it's a syntax error! that's one step ahead of code checking needed in some IDE/ code writing software. :D That sounds frustrating hunting for the problem when it seems fine. More power to you for finding it instead of leaving it to cause issues later :thumbsup-right:
        Oct 4, 2018
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    9. TheoAllen
      TheoAllen
      The more I see the default avatar, the more I want to punch it, honestly.
      1. MushroomCake28 likes this.
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      3. Kupotepo
        Kupotepo
        I think people just used it is as a placeholder, for their first game.
        Oct 1, 2018
      4. MushroomCake28
        MushroomCake28
        Quick question: if that avatar is on screen, would you punch your screen?
        Oct 1, 2018
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      5. TheoAllen
        TheoAllen
        Screen is expensive :(
        Maybe a dakimakura of default avatar would be good for a punching bag
        Oct 1, 2018
    10. TheoAllen
      1. Philosophus Vagus
        Philosophus Vagus
        I'm a little afraid that if I click on that link my computer will break or something...
        Sep 29, 2018
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      2. TakeHomeTheCup
        TakeHomeTheCup
        Let's talk about JavaScript?
        EDIT: Oh, yeah. I've seen this before. It's great.
        Sep 29, 2018
      3. cabfe
        cabfe
        That was hilarious! Thanks for sharing!
        Sep 29, 2018
    11. TheoAllen
      TheoAllen
      I have a feeling that on the next few years. We gonna have an education of using an anthropomorphic version of any lesson we will get.
    12. TheoAllen
      TheoAllen
      Me: "Mobile games feels like a labour than actually playing", also me: *installs another mobile game*
      1. Kwerty
        Kwerty
        it's something to do during.. "alone time" ;-)
        Sep 24, 2018
    13. TheoAllen
      TheoAllen
      I wonder what kind of life style the person has in anime Hataraku Saibo. He got heatstroke, food poisoning, a cancer, now accident '-'
      1. DivideByZero
        DivideByZero
        Sounds like a tough day all round.
        Sep 24, 2018
      2. Kes
        Kes
        Sounds like every day in some offices.
        Sep 24, 2018
    14. TheoAllen
      TheoAllen
      Me: *write a code today*. Also me in the next day: "How the heck I did that?"
      1. DivideByZero likes this.
      2. DivideByZero
        DivideByZero
        Ha! I did that a while ago. You spend four hours the next day trying to work out how you did it.
        Sep 23, 2018
    15. TheoAllen
      TheoAllen
      Most of time, ppl complain how stupid AI in games are. Yet they also don't want to get beaten all times if it's too smart.
      1. Matseb2611 likes this.
      2. Windows i7
        Windows i7
        Not to mention, who doesn't like exploiting AI weaknesses? You know, lure them into walking over that proximity mine you laid and watching them go boom.
        Sep 23, 2018
      3. bgillisp
        bgillisp
        HOMM3 actually had this problem, they made the AI too good, which resulted in a campaign that to this day few have ever beaten.
        Sep 23, 2018
    16. TheoAllen
      TheoAllen
      Mobile games feels like a labor than actual playing these days. You 'play' bcz you don't want to miss the event.
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      2. Wavelength
        Wavelength
        @FleshToDust I think every large game company should have psychologists on staff! Not only to figure out how to drive ("manipulate") player behavior, but also to figure out how to make the games feel fun and compelling. Tapping into the brain's sense of flow, and framing identical mechanics in ways that feel rewarding rather than punishing, are things a psychologist can advise us on.
        Sep 23, 2018
      3. Wavelength
        Wavelength
        Speaking to the more general topic addressed here, though, I totally agree that mobile games (and increasingly other games) feel like way too much of a chore and not enough of a fun experience on its own merits.

        Aside from Events, there's also the sense with energy systems that you don't want to "waste" your opportunities to grind for power/materials each day!
        Sep 23, 2018
      4. Sharm
        Sharm
        There is a difference between figuring out how to communicate better and figuring out how to manipulate people better. Specifically setting up the game to best cause a change in brain chemistry so that the user will continue paying for and playing a game they hate is inethical, especially since the majority of these games are aimed at children.
        Sep 23, 2018
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    17. TheoAllen
      TheoAllen
      getting closer
      1. Poryg
        Poryg
        I don't think I like the traily cursor to be honest.
        Sep 21, 2018
      2. TheoAllen
        TheoAllen
        It's been shortened.
        Sep 21, 2018
    18. TheoAllen
      TheoAllen
      Meanwhile everyone are making RPG, me (totally not) sidetracking
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      2. TheoAllen
        TheoAllen
        Sure that sounds like an idea, but everything needs to be tested to make sure it won't feels like derping around.
        Sep 20, 2018
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      3. Philosophus Vagus
        Philosophus Vagus
        @MushroomCake28 my biggest issue is getting them to work around my cover system. Getting them to pick off the squishiest ally is easy, getting them to differentiate between an ally entrenched in cover to the point that their hit rate is virtually nil, and cycle around to get a better shot while keeping themselves out of your line of sight as much as possible is a horrible headache.
        Sep 21, 2018
      4. MushroomCake28
        MushroomCake28
        @Philosophus Vagus That is indeed trickier. If I had to think of something, I would draw a virtual straight line perpendicular from the enemy-ally line, and then test different position on that perpendicular line to see if a straight line from there gets to the target without interruption. After that, it would look for the smallest angle from which it can hit the target.
        Sep 21, 2018
    19. TheoAllen
      TheoAllen
      If a side character said "this plan wont work", it's absolutely won't work. Stop trying and listen to them.
      1. Uzuki and kovak like this.
      2. DivideByZero
        DivideByZero
        But is he 'Lawful Good' or 'Chaotic Evil'? :D
        Sep 19, 2018
        kovak and TakeHomeTheCup like this.
      3. Otto
        Otto
        I disagree. That side character could be a backstabbing basterd that's secretly working for the enemy behind my back, for all I know. And my plan is actually super cool so he wants to talk me out of it!
        Gibbs Rule #3: Don't believe what you are told. Double check!

        lol
        Sep 19, 2018
    20. TheoAllen
      TheoAllen
      now this is a neptuna I wanna play
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      2. cabfe
        cabfe
        Anime chara design in a realistic environment kind of clash though.
        Sep 18, 2018
        The Stranger likes this.
      3. TheoAllen
        TheoAllen
        u guys are no fun :(
        Sep 18, 2018
      4. Kes
        Kes
        Badass 5 year olds with pink hair take on the world. Hmm, yeah, hmm.
        Sep 18, 2018
        The Stranger and TheoAllen like this.
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