AGDQ 2019 |OT| You've met with a terrible run, haven't you?

minimaxir

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From a data viz perspective I'm shocked that they actually used a Pie Chart at the cost of the text being unreadable.

But does it come from a run or something?
Yesterday's Wind Waker run (including SPLOOSH and KABOOM). [EDIT: Apparently the Orb isn't from WW?]
 
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Oct 28, 2017
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Making one choice significantly more absurd than the others is kind of creating the illusion of choice. It's obvious which choice Twitch chat will go for.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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Yeah, while this is obviously hugely impressive on a technical level (and has drawn massive audience participation), it's not all that entertaining to watch, unfortunately.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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Yesterday's Wind Waker run (including SPLOOSH and KABOOM).
Wind Waker was a symptom, not the cause. Half Coordinated did a run of a game where the goal was to get orbs, that's where I saw it first this GDQ, but no idea if it actually was the first.

Orb was from the celeste run, from people wanting the runner to collect everything or something.
No, it was from before the Celeste run too.
 
Oct 27, 2017
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ayo I got a million $ idea.

they should make a TAS bot that can mind bitcoins!!

you'd be rich!!!

although you may also skew the bitcoin economy lol
 

Dio

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meh, the crowd seems to like it, and chat is interacting. it's not supposed to be long, and is somewhat fascinating, so i'm fine with it.
 
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We've had this conversation during previous GDQs. "It's not for you," was what someone told me when I complained.

I get what they're saying. There are people out there who are into this. That's cool. I am impressed at the technical achievement. Obviously the GDQ staff think it's worth bringing back every year. Chat is into it.

So I just mentally tune out most of tasblock, tbqh.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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the orb meme is from halfcoordinated's run of Semblance, where he had to collect all the orbs and they shouted ORB every time he collected one iirc

edit: whoops i'm blind and that was answered already. but yeah i agree the scribblenauts wasn't very entertaining and the screaming was a bit grating, but an interesting idea in concept! running that castlevania run via emulator was weird as well but that one was crazy so i'll allow it LOL
 
Oct 25, 2017
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We've had this conversation during previous GDQs. "It's not for you," was what someone told me when I complained.

I get what they're saying. There are people out there who are into this. That's cool. I am impressed at the technical achievement. Obviously the GDQ staff think it's worth bringing back every year. Chat is into it.

So I just mentally tune out most of tasblock, tbqh.
140+ hours of content over the course of a week, there is going to be stuff that some people like and others don't. You can always wait till next week and just watch what you want to and skip the bits you don't. Or do what I do and just run it in the background and give it focus when something catches my ears or eyes. Just gotta take the highs with the lows when you watch it live.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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Wow the total donations have jumped a bunch today that's cool. Hung up Mario U for the day ready to watch a bit of Sunshine!
The last 48 hours are when the high rollers come out, including the big donations from the sponsors (partially because that's when Yetee gets their last minute T-shirt sales in).
 
Oct 25, 2017
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Some small games had orb before but yeah, Halfcoordinated exploded it because they did once and he was like "this game has 70, are you sure you guys want to do everything?"
 
Oct 28, 2017
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Forgive me if they explained it and I missed it, but do either of them know what the bingo card is / can see the bingo card and how it updates? Or will they randomly be told they've won when one hits 13 squares?
 
Oct 26, 2017
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Forgive me if they explained it and I missed it, but do either of them know what the bingo card is / can see the bingo card and how it updates? Or will they randomly be told they've won when one hits 13 squares?
Seems they each have a touchscreen to mark squares themselves.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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They can’t, it’s why it’s called lockout bingo
Then what happens if they both get 12 simultaneously? At that point they can go for a square the other one already marked? Even if they themselves have already finished the requirement a while ago?

I see a barrier between them. If they can't see each other does that mean they can't see which squares the other has marked? So many questions! :D
 

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Then what happens if they both get 12 simultaneously? At that point they can go for a square the other one already marked? Even if they themselves have already finished the requirement a while ago?

I see a barrier between them. If they can't see each other does that mean they can't see which squares the other has marked? So many questions! :D
I think they can see which squares are marked. The reason the have the barrier is so they can’t see what the other is currently going for. To prevent constant counter-play.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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Then what happens if they both get 12 simultaneously? At that point they can go for a square the other one already marked? Even if they themselves have already finished the requirement a while ago?

I see a barrier between them. If they can't see each other does that mean they can't see which squares the other has marked? So many questions! :D
I think they can see which squares are marked. The reason the have the barrier is so they can’t see what the other is currently going for. To prevent constant counter-play.
This is correct.
They can't see what their opponent is actively going for, but they both share the same bingo board, so when they highlight one the opponent sees it. That's why when they mark a level specific square it tells the opponent where they are/what they might be going for that also relates to that stage.

Maybe it could just be a 12-12 tie. I didn't have audio on so I didn't catch the full rules.
There are 25 squares, so there's always a chance for 13.
 
Oct 26, 2017
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Then what happens if they both get 12 simultaneously? At that point they can go for a square the other one already marked? Even if they themselves have already finished the requirement a while ago?

I see a barrier between them. If they can't see each other does that mean they can't see which squares the other has marked? So many questions! :D
They both see the current bingo board on a separate screen so they know what has already been claimed.

The board has 25 squares so they can’t tie.