#0 Name: Anonymous
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#5178 Name: Anonymous  35min
>>5176
Did you work on Adventure Time, Bravest Warriors and Steven Universe?
#5179 Name: Anonymous  8h
>>5178
No, but now I want to know why you ask. I don't know what any of those are.
#5180 Name: Anonymous  9h
Does someone want to play Divinity original sin 2 with me?
#5181 Name: Anonymous  14h
>>5180
Yes. Are you starting a new campaign or custom one
#5182 Name: Anonymous  18h

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I like collecting photgraphs of riots.
#5183 Name: Anonymous  21h
>>5179
They are cartoons. You drew yourself kind of similar to somebody who worked on them.
#5184 Name: Anonymous  21h
>>5182
I had to pass protests and riots on my way to work at one point. It was a strange thing.
#5185 Name: Anonymous  1d

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The Game Awards came and went, and what most strikes me is how few games were shown. I mean yes, most things discussed there were video games, but they weren't presented as such. We saw a lot of cutscenes, movies, pretend-movies, and the one cute bit with the Muppets. The most game-like reveals during the whole thing was the Ori trailer, which looks nice. No More Heroes and Bravely were close, though they lacked significant gameplay segments.

Why are game creators shunning the thing that makes their medium unique?