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Palermo9

Ripping spines out since 1992
LeBron has a lot of fans who like him and enjoy watching him play basketball. But I'm not sure that means a lot of people would pay money to watch LeBron slam dunk decapitated heads, or get his guts ripped out, set on fire, and have his soul sucked out his nose.

And it goes without saying, but if you only want to play MK characters and not spend one second playing or labbing guests, you can do that.

So tbh I'm not really following your argument.
The first part of my argument follows from the assumption that the more guests, the fewer legacy characters we get. It may be a faulty assumption, but please entertain me here for a bit. One day, NRS will inevitably introduce a guest that does not fit your mold of an MK character. And someone important will be left out. At this point, you will have to enjoy reading that your average consumer nowadays prefers this kind of a guest, supported by second-rate internet metrics. LeBron was just an example of an extremely popular guest that (evidently) does not fit the mold for some. As an aside, many people would pay to see him go through all that stuff. :)

Now, you might say “dude, guest characters do not take away legacy slots, in fact they finance legacy dlc as they sell shitloads. ” The second part of my argument presents a hypothetical world in which MK follows SF’s strategy. In this world, enough money is generated to finance legacy dlc due to better consumer retention, and guests are not present. Moreover, we are not having this conversation, as it is either moot or one of us is not into MK anymore: for this hypothetical world to exist, MK should target a different average type of a customer.

If this argument still does not make sense, just let the rambling old man dream.
 

Pyrosis

Gentlemen, behold! My opinion!
Everyone claims to have complicated, convoluted reasons as to why Rambo shouldn't be put in over MK characters. But the reality behind all these smoke and mirrors is that they're just butthurt that the character they like hasn't been implemented. Which is a fine and perfectly valid feeling to have, but just admit that and you'll be able to get over it a lot faster.

Claiming the new Street Fighter not selling well initially was due to them sticking to their usual roster of characters is super silly. Or that they will be more successful than MK11 in the long run because of only adding typical SF characters is also silly. The newest Street Fighter didn't sell well because the base game was unfinished dogshit on release. About 72 different design philosophies were in that kitchen.
 

trufenix

bye felicia
My dude, I have been a devoted Mortal Kombat fan longer than most people who play this game have been alive. Pretty sure I still have my old Gamepro magazine from 1995 when MK3 was coming out and they were first introducing Cyrax and Sektor.
Miss me with that shit.
This title is a pretty face on top of a shallow and repetitive meta, made by a company that's currently more concerned with making DLC money off the licenses they have access to than making a legitimately complex competitive experience. I would sit here and break down every meta in the timeline all the way back to the MKII they claim this game was supposed to emulate just to spite you for challenging my credentials, but I'm not going to besmirch the name of Rambo by taking up space in his thread just to prove a pointless point.
"My dude, look at all my fan credentials. I definitely know about what mk really is."

And yet still really unhappy with what mk has become, it must be torture buying and playing them so you can keep your credentials current.
 

Lt. Boxy Angelman

(NOTHING)
Premium Supporter
"My dude, look at all my fan credentials. I definitely know about what mk really is."

And yet still really unhappy with what mk has become, it must be torture buying and playing them so you can keep your credentials current.
Bro, who are you again? What the hell do you think I care about your upside-down-ass opinion of my feelings are? I'm gonna keep saying what I'm saying and you can eat me with a spoon. You're goddamn right I'm unhappy with what MK has become, and I'm gonna keep talking about it and not taking shit from racist goons who know literally nothing about how big of an influence this franchise has been on my life. You aren't even a blip on my radar, son.

You know what I'm NOT unhappy about, though?
John F'N Rambo being in Mortal Kombat.
I think it's the ballsiest call NRS has ever made as far as adding a guest to the roster, and I hope the meta and Kombat League eventually become something more than a casual's wet dream so that I can come back and main him and rip out the windpipe of every upside-down-ass goon with a PS4 who wants to test my mettle.

Fuck outta here with that weak shit. You picked the wrong guy to try and talk down to, because I'll embarrass your ass without even having to get off my couch.
 

trufenix

bye felicia
Everyone claims to have complicated, convoluted reasons as to why Rambo shouldn't be put in over MK characters. But the reality behind all these smoke and mirrors is that they're just butthurt that the character they like hasn't been implemented. Which is a fine and perfectly valid feeling to have, but just admit that and you'll be able to get over it a lot faster.

Claiming the new Street Fighter not selling well initially was due to them sticking to their usual roster of characters is super silly. Or that they will be more successful than MK11 in the long run because of only adding typical SF characters is also silly. The newest Street Fighter didn't sell well because the base game was unfinished dogshit on release. About 72 different design philosophies were in that kitchen.
It's not really a new sensibility. Guests have a target on their back because every "fan" thinks a guest should have been "their character". As if NRS and WB had a meeting and NRS was like we want to do reptile / Cyrax / reiko and WB was like nah, bro do Rambo / Freddy / Leatherface.
 

trufenix

bye felicia
Bro, who are you again? What the hell do you think I care about your upside-down-ass opinion of my feelings are? I'm gonna keep saying what I'm saying and you can eat me with a spoon. You're goddamn right I'm unhappy with what MK has become, and I'm gonna keep talking about it and not taking shit from racist goons who know literally nothing about how big of an influence this franchise has been on my life. You aren't even a blip on my radar, son.

You know what I'm NOT unhappy about, though? John F'N Rambo being in Mortal Kombat. I think it's the ballsiest call NRS has ever made as far as adding a guest to the roster, and I hope the meta and Kombat League eventually become something more than a casual's wet dream so that I can come back and main him and rip out the windpipe of every upside-down-ass goon with a PS4 who wants to test my mettle.
Fuck outta here with that weak shit.
You sound like a ton of fun to play video games with
 

Lt. Boxy Angelman

(NOTHING)
Premium Supporter
You sound like a ton of fun to play video games with
I am, actually. I'm tons of fun.
You, on the other hand, sound like you don't have a fucking clue what you're talking about when it comes to me or why I'm here in the first place. Keep spinning yourself in circles like a D'Vorah web trying to sound edgy, and I'll keep knocking you down every peg you try to climb.
 

Cobainevermind87

Mid-match beer sipper
"My dude, look at all my fan credentials. I definitely know about what mk really is."

And yet still really unhappy with what mk has become, it must be torture buying and playing them so you can keep your credentials current.
The hell is that nonsense? How is one supposed to know whether or not they like it before playing (buying) it? And even from then onwards, there's always the chance of some huge patch that totally shakes things up, like the XL patch in MKX.
 

trufenix

bye felicia
Why? I never played the earlier games so I have no idea what his deal is. Just seems like an angry muscle guy, which is the MK equivalent of saying your favorite food is pizza. I don't love the Rambo franchise, but I get why the character fits in well in a cheesy fighting game, and I understand the excitement. Reiko, though? I don't see where the appeal is.
You can actually carbon date mk fans by which character nobody's ever heard of they think everybody wants.

Watch out for reiko and kai and Stryker "fans", they've been complaining FOREVER
 

trufenix

bye felicia
The hell is that nonsense? How is one supposed to know whether or not they like it before playing (buying) it? And even from then onwards, there's always the chance of some huge patch that totally shakes things up, like the XL patch in MKX.
Really you can't think of any way to find out what's going on with the new mk short of buying it? Okay.
 

trufenix

bye felicia
I am, actually. I'm tons of fun.
You, on the other hand, sound like you don't have a fucking clue what you're talking about when it comes to me or why I'm here in the first place. Keep spinning yourself in circles like a D'Vorah web trying to sound edgy, and I'll keep knocking you down every peg you try to climb.
Is this kind of post "fun" for you? Lol
 

Cobainevermind87

Mid-match beer sipper
Really you can't think of any way to find out what's going on with the new mk short of buying it? Okay.
I mean, I do remember the beta was closed. I was lucky enough to get in.

Aside from that, none of my friends really play FGs. Not such a popular genre when you look at it. So yeah, after reading reviews touting it as the best MK to date, reviews complaining that it's slow and boring, I'd have been buying it not knowing if I was going to like it. I haven't skipped an NRS title yet.
 

Lord Snotty

Lord of the Bletherrealm.
I would love a Super Smash Brothers style NRS game full of disparate pop culture characters. The care shown to these iconic creations really impresses me. Imagine the story mode with the likes of Michael Myers, Buffy, Xena, Judge Dredd et all?
 

trufenix

bye felicia
I mean, I do remember the beta was closed. I was lucky enough to get in.

Aside from that, none of my friends really play FGs. Not such a popular genre when you look at it. So yeah, after reading reviews touting it as the best MK to date, reviews complaining that it's slow and boring, I'd have been buying it not knowing if I was going to like it. I haven't skipped an NRS title yet.
Dude, we have youtube, we have twitch, we have forums, we have discord, we have twitter, we have beta tests, and we have leaks. This is the absolute weakest flex in the universe.
 

trufenix

bye felicia
You mean making people who try to belittle my opinion look dumb as a rock in the name of the eternal warrior, John The Fuck Rambo?
Yeah, it's a blast.
Have you accomplished that? I'm all in for Rambo, dawg. If you could keep your nonsensical opinions to that and not something about dlc decisions you don't understand from ten games ago, we wouldn't be here.
 

Lt. Boxy Angelman

(NOTHING)
Premium Supporter
Have you accomplished that? I'm all in for Rambo, dawg. If you could keep your nonsensical opinions to that and not something about dlc decisions you don't understand from ten games ago, we wouldn't be here.
Or I could just keep going, because that's what forums are for. Maybe next time don't pick an argument with someone you have literally no business picking an argument with. Feel free to keep going and take the last word, because I'm done with you. Rambo deserves better than this, and MK11 deserves to be more fun and complex than it currently is.
 

Pyrosis

Gentlemen, behold! My opinion!
Boxy Angelman is like Wimp Lo, that guy who they trained backwards on purpose in Kung Pow as practical joke.

"How do you like my Lose Argument, Pretend I Still Won style?!"
 

Lt. Boxy Angelman

(NOTHING)
Premium Supporter
Boxy Angelman is like Wimp Lo, that guy who they trained backwards on purpose in Kung Pow as practical joke.

"How do you like my Lose Argument, Pretend I Still Won style?!"
And yet you won't tag me in the post.

I love when people try to come at my neck and end up falling on their face. It makes me feel better about myself as a person.

Really, you're hilarious, bro :D. I was having a legitimate terrible mental health day, and now I get to fall asleep at peace thanks to your blissful ignorance.
Please keep it coming.

You know who you're like? Every other fuckin' person on this forum this year who thought they could bust my balls and get one over, and ended up getting shamed so badly that their ancestors could feel it.
You are the cocaine to my Joey Diaz, and I will gladly keep snorting away if you really want the shame that badly.
Lord Rambo wouldn't spit on you if you were on fire. You lose. Thanks for the free publicity.
#HOLDTHATLSON

Anyway, back to the conversation at hand with the actual future Rambo players, because this one really isn't worth any more letters:

How great is it that his .50 caliber gunshot looks WAY the hell better than V1 Spawn's weird Uzi spray special? If that move ends up being decent and makes it into a legal variation, that'll be the one I run the Towers with. I just really, really, with all of my hope, hope he doesn't have a damned DBF special in his base moves. Those inputs have been my Kryptonite across the NRS board ever since MK9.
 
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Pyrosis

Gentlemen, behold! My opinion!
@Lt. Boxy Angelman, here's a tip while you're pissing yourself with excitement over the fact that I didn't tag you, just can't wait to blurt out that solid, undeniable GOTCHA... No one is impressed or cares that you just insist that you're "shaming" or "totally winning" against people who disagrees with you. It's really sad that you think a couple bad yucks really makes anyone here introspective enough of themselves to give a shit what you're on about. Ultimately it just makes you look like a total tool.

Exhibit A:
And yet you won't tag me in the post.

I love when people try to come at my neck and end up falling on their face. It makes me feel better about myself as a person.

Really, you're hilarious, bro :D. I was having a legitimate terrible mental health day, and now I get to fall asleep at peace thanks to your blissful ignorance.
Please keep it coming.

You know who you're like? Every other fuckin' person on this forum this year who thought they could bust my balls and get one over, and ended up getting shamed so badly that their ancestors could feel it.
You are the cocaine to my Joey Diaz, and I will gladly keep snorting away if you really want the shame that badly.
Lord Rambo wouldn't spit on you if you were on fire. You lose. Thanks for the free publicity.
#HOLDTHATLSON

Anyway, back to the conversation at hand with the actual future Rambo players, because this one really isn't worth any more letters:

How great is it that his .50 caliber gunshot looks WAY the hell better than V1 Spawn's weird Uzi spray special? If that move ends up being decent and makes it into a legal variation, that'll be the one I run the Towers with. I just really, really, with all of my hope, hope he doesn't have a damned DBF special in his base moves. Those inputs have been my Kryptonite across the NRS board ever since MK9.
If your head was any more up your own ass, you'd need a glass torso to see where you're walking.

P.S. There's no need to tag you since your notifications are already telling you my post was made in the thread that you've posted your "GOTCHA" garbage in.
 

Pyrosis

Gentlemen, behold! My opinion!
Bringing them together. Before bringing them apart.


...With military grade explosives.