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Are gamers the new hippie generation? Maybe.....

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I was watching a show earlier about the counter-culture phenomenom and saw many similarities between gamers and hippies and some that are pretty far apart as well. Lets dissect!


Reasons why:

#1: Age. Hippies were mainly younger but also didn't have any age restictions. Gamers are mainly younger but also don't have an age restriction.


#2: Drugs make things better. Yes, they do. Hippies have known for thousands of years that drugs like pot and acid can make something awesomely better, not everything though, no amount of drugs can make "the bouncer" good. I have dropped a tab of acid and played "nights into dreams" on the saturn and it was much better, i also dropped a few and played "zone of the enders 2:the 2nd runner, and it was not as you would expect it to be, horrible and hard to see. Its a double-edged sword for a few reasons that i have tried to explain in numerous comments and i just won't try in this one, i wouldn't want to be the cause of your mind blowing up and have that on my conscience.


#3: Music. Music. Music. Hippies have music, games have music. Coincidence? I think not! We have techno music in most of our games. Techno! The only times i want to listen to techno is when i'm eating some beans or dropping some tabs, not when i'm playing PJ eden. These dev's are sending subliminal messages to us and my next reason will help to explain that.


4: The first devs were hippies. Thats right, that guy who made pong with all its crazy visuals was tripping when he came up with the idea, Tim Shaffer, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Steve Wosniack (?) and many more were hippies who lost their mind and came up with the playstation, but the world was not just ready yet and the cost of such a venture was too much for them, they had spent most of their money on high pressure sodium light bulbs to grow high dollar marijuana in-doors. Timothy Leary was against the idea so fuck him.


5: Vietnam. Hippies didn't like the Vietnam war, gamers don't like Vietnam games.


6: Concerts and shows. Hippies had hippie shows like Woodstock, The Last Waltz and so on, gamers have gamer shows like E3, TGS, GDC and so on and so forth.


Reasons why not:


#1: Hippies are dirty, gamers are relatively clean as far as i observed in the wild.


2: The hippie movement and music died out pretty quickly but games and gamers are here to stay. Except Pink Floyd, Pink Floyd is fucking amazing.


#3: Hippies and drugs had a good time and were friendly, games and gamers can be frustrating and piss-on rude.


4: Hippie chicks are whores, gamer chicks aren't godammit. God fucking dammit.


5: Hippies love peace, gamers love war games. You couldn't make that shit up.


6: There has been hippie music, hippie movies, hippie books, hippie art and hippie magazines, but not one hippie game, why? Because hippies and games don't goddam mix well, its like pouring oil on fire expecting to put it out.


And thats all i can think of at the moment. If you can think of any more then please feel free to add to the list. Also, i have never played a game and thought i was a fucking orange. Goddam hippies.


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About Qrazeone of us since 6:23 PM on 01.12.2008



my favorite games are and in this order until after gta.
the Metal Gear series as a whole.
the final fantasy series as a whole.
the gta series as a whole.
the first resident evil.
the first suffering.
the castlevania series as a whole.
some super mario world of course.
a few zelda titles.
the aqua teen hunger force as a whole.
the soon to be announced rob zombie game (my breath is held).
contra 1,2 and super.
streets of rage.
soulcaliber series as a whole (soul blade included).
some game by the name of chronic the hemphog.
burning the trees.
barak obama: the anti-chr...
the devil my cry series as a just the first two.
chrono trigger and cross.
kotor 1 and 2.
fable.
gran turismo.
ssx tricky (its tricky,tricky!).
sim earth.
sim ant.
lake and ocean odell.
evo:the search for eden.
star ocean snes.
front mission as a series.
r.a.d.(robot alchemic drive).
frequency (due to the fact i was into eating beans a few years ago and you could easily create awesome blow-up beats and fuck like a rabbit with a horse cock).
that one where you did that thing that was cool and shit.
mario kart64.
doom.
and oh so many i can't remember but they were good games i think.


greatest video game/related movies:
silent hill (just for mirroring the source material so well)
brainscan (way ahead of its time)
and i think thats about it for the movies.


music: i love all kinds of musak but my favorite is hardcore and hip-hop. but i also listen to reggae, bluegrass, punk, old rock and roll, jazz, blues, fucking everything we as humans can perform well. My favorite band is AC/DC (Bon Scott era). And Tupac Shakur (The best fucking ever) and A Tribe Called Quest (smooth shit, like real smooth).


my greatest inspiration: Nicola Tesla.
i slowly turn the heat up in the shower until it doesn't go no more.
fire it up.



message me to play whatever psn id: Qraze
#1_in_the_hood_G!!
Xbox LIVE:no box for me
Mii code:i pii on the wii


 

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