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Have you ever divorced a game from its creator?

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AHAHAHA. What a great choice of words. _(:3 」∠)_

With Red Dead Redemption 2 out in the wild and getting people all rooty and tooty, there's still a tangible cloud of doubt about the game. Asides from the usual people who don't like open-world games and think an uncontrolled sandbox is a bunch of hoohaa, there's also the issue of what Rockstar did to get this game out.

For several weeks I've been shouting 100 hour work weeks in order to satirically poke fun and reference RDR2. Sorry, can't make it to the party, 100 hour work week. Sorry, can't write anything today, 100 hour work week. Some peoplesay that's the nature of game development but obviously it seems a tad inhuman and brutal for that to always be the case at the company where you work and expect some basic human rest.

A lot of people like RDR2. A lot of people don't see the appeal. Still more don't want to give money to the Houser Brothers are are likely going to take the wild west heist of profits for themselves while the rest of Rockstar will be worried if their name will show up on the credits. Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid would be proud of these rootinest, tootinest outlaws to walk the Southern Californian sun.

For today question, I was wondering if and when you've ever divorced a game from its creators. The anime industry had a very similar thing earlier this year, when the mangaka for Ruroni Kenshin was convicted for possession of child porn and oh boy can you still read a manga about a samurai in the Meiji era if you know the person responsible for it is a charged pedophile? Fez was a game beloved by all but Phil Fish jumped into the deep end of eccentricities when it was burning hot and kind of tainted any game he touched.

The Ruroni Kenshin thing kind of soured me on reading any more of its ongoing manga and it was even put on hiatus last time I checked because of course it was.

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About Marcel Hoangone of us since 1:23 PM on 07.09.2011

Local contributor responsible for duties such as engagement, power bombs, cblog promotions, community engagement, and memes. I like fighting games, you scrub.




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10 things about me

Another goddamn 10 things about Strider

~Front Paged
- Downloadables: Every night is Monday Night Combat!
- eSports: Someone you know is hype
- Relaxation: Secretly training
- I calls dibs on Gaige!
- Let's explore space! My top 10 space games
- Giving thanks: Turning over a New Leaf
- Strider's GOTY 2015

~FAP Approved!
- A discussion about Catherine with my girlfriend
- So I applied for an internship at X-Play...
- Being Social: Cal State Long Beach's Gaming Club
- Persona 4: Ultimate and 4 other fighting games you probably don't know
- A new return to 3rd Strike Online part 1: Picking a main
- Top 6 somewhat natural disasters in gaming
- Villains: For me my dear, it was merely a Tuesday
- Let's talk about Phoenix Wright and Nova in UMvC3
- How I gave my girlfriend Tetris DS and loved every minute of it
- Let's talk about Rocket Raccoon and Frank West in UMvC3
- Xenophilia: The Universal Language of Mecha
- Asura's Wrath might get panned and I'm ok with that
- Acquisition: Solid Snake signed your what?
- A Valentine's Day reflection: two great loves
- Skullgirls and the art of combos
- 6 reasons why you should check out Legend of Korra
- Today, I thought about oversexualization
- Hype: Japan Time
- Objection! The story of an impossible gift for that special someone
- Cultural identity and Sleeping Dogs
- Finn and Flame Princess' big Disney Adventure Picspam
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- Retaliation: Your guide to fighting the Collectors
-Handsome Jack, the father, the hero, the asshole
- Before StriderHoang, there was Marcel Hoang
- Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! You're not all that mathmatical
- Ralph wrecked his way into my heart
- The sixth generation wishlist from five time Pokemon Champion, Marcel
- Strider's big, fat, ride through 2012
- Being the best predator you can be
- The Striderhoang series Dtoid Trading Card Roundup
- Strider's top 10 Kirby powers
- I love grapplers
- The gift of gaming: BIONIC ARM!
- Strider's big, bonkers GOTY 2014 list
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