Do you guys really watch "Let's plays"?

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  1. ShawnTRods
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    ShawnTRods GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Like the title says, do you?

    I know I have been trying to do some for a WHILE, but finally got the spirit and time for it :).
    Since Black/White 2 is coming out, I wanna start off with White :D.

    I can also record PS3/Wii games in 480i(p?) quality.

    Watcha say :D?
     
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    Only "Let's plays" I've watched is one for dragon quest 8.
     
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  3. TwinRetro

    TwinRetro Don't start nothin', Won't be nothin'

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    Yes. I love watching Let's Plays. Especially for old school games. SNES, NES, Genesis...

    My favorite LPers right now are ZetaPlays and Tobygames (tobuscus)
     
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    I watched a few, but not many perk my interest really.
     
  5. jargus

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    I watch tons of LPs on a daily basis. I don't check out new LPers very often because of my schedule and I think I may too many subscroptions already. I've even made a few myself. But if you keep at it I'm sure you'll find your audience. Best of luck dude :yayps3:

    Here's a screenshot of what I have to watch for today
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    yuyuyup GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Only if they're fony like TACOMAN or the Poison Mushroom guy
     
  7. ShawnTRods
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    ShawnTRods GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I also watch it sometimes :)
    but some people are so annoying.. I dont know how they end up getting so many subs or good reputation.
    For example giancarloparimango11, OMG HE IS SO DAMN FUCKING REPEATATIVE AND ANNOYING! I think in my head, "retarted teletubbies?"

    oh and thanks jargus :D
     
  8. BORTZ

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    There were a few of them that i find entertaining. But usually i dont watch them to watch them. I use them when a walkthrough gets difficult to follow, or i missed something.
     
  9. Satangel

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    Let's play, is that just a guy/girl playing the campaign of a game, and commentating on it? So if I would watch one of DQ VIII, I would have to watch at least 80 hours of videos :s?
     
  10. ShawnTRods
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    ShawnTRods GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Yap thats the whole point :P

    Since we are talking about DQ VIII, I actually watched DQ VIII lets play LoL. Not all of it..
     
  11. DragorianSword

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    I watched some of HellfireComms LP's. Kingdom Hearts 1 and 2 (and KH: Chain of Memories on another channel) because I don't own a PS2.
     
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    In some ways I prefer them to reviews (or at very least have them make a nice supplement) although a speedrun tends to work just as well- I figure pretty much any game can have a good trailer but how the game handles the downtime is often what I judge it on more. Equally if they have an alt path or I am too bone idle to do a level properly/finish a game I might watch one.

    Equally if on the rare occasion I pay attention to reviews and subsequently steer clear of a title yet suffer curiosity I will seek one out.
     
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    I only watched up to part 38-40 for the dq8 lets play. Rest of the game was easy to complete but I've missed most of the mini medals and I cba to collect them all.
     
  14. Satangel

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    Never did that then, wtf are you thinking to do it for HUGE games like DQ VIII, Skyrim or whatever?
    Only time I watched a few of those vids is when I'm stuck in some game.


     
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    I don't know if this guy counts as a LPer, but I like AKspartankiller. He's pretty funny. :)
     
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    i only watch this one where the guy goes crazy and yells alot of its funny
     
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  17. Zerosuit connor

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    I watch quite a few, like there are some people that do really good ones.
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  18. DS1

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    Yes!
    There are a lot of cult Japanese games that I watch 'let's plays' of (they call them 'jikkyou play', which is literally 'live-broadcast'). You can learn a lot of new stuff this way, especially for older (SNES-era) games.
     
  19. DeadLocked

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    Most LPs I watch are because they give a more accurate depiction of what a game will be like to play than a trailer.
     
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