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Easy Allies |OT2| Love & Reset

Oct 25, 2017
5,575
Patreon spoiler modes are smart.

People bitching are people who just want free shit because they hit subscribe.

I mean, the numbers speak for themselves. 60 patrons, most likely all driven from the re2 spoiler mode?

At the end of the day, if you are upset that you can't watch it for free, unsub and peace out.
If you want to talk about the business aspect of it, then that's cool.
 
May 15, 2018
509
Scotland
I usually have the vast majority of streams as background noise for my own gaming time. Makes no difference to me what they play, I'm in it for the banter. The only exceptions are the gimmicky streams, which they don't do as much anymore anyway (Piranha Plant puppet excepted).
 
Oct 25, 2017
880
DFW
The only thing I don't like about the Smash streams is how often some of them will Up+B in the middle of the stage for seemingly no reason. Don't they know how vulnerable you are after using your recovery move?!
 
Oct 25, 2017
6,050
Honestly, I don't really watch the Allies play a lot of multiplayer games and usually just tune in for the gift/announcement parts for the Tuesday streams.

I do love their single player streams and watch so much of their content in general.
 
Oct 27, 2017
285
omg in the community showcase, Damiani doing the dub for the little girl in Shenmue while Brandon is trying his hardest not to lose his shit is freaking hilarious
 
Oct 25, 2017
5,941
What is going on with Pro Strats Only? Will this week be the last time the segment airs?

It was... largely just a rehash of the week before. I honestly didn't mind the segment initially. But this weird parody/half acknowledgment of the segments unpopularity isn't funny, and just isn't working at all. Either stick with the segment as it originally was or kill it off.
 
Oct 25, 2017
4,201
Texas
What is going on with Pro Strats Only? Will this week be the last time the segment airs?

It was... largely just a rehash of the week before. I honestly didn't mind the segment initially. But this weird parody/half acknowledgment of the segments unpopularity isn't funny, and just isn't working at all. Either stick with the segment as it originally was or kill it off.
It’s Kyle.

Just...it’s Kyle.
 
Oct 27, 2017
396
Surprisingly often during the new studio the Allies have run out of time and had to stop early, for example the latest RE2 Spoiler Mode. I understand they have other shows to shoot, but shouldn't their own studio optimally allow them to shoot for as long as they like?
 
Oct 26, 2017
369
Surprisingly often during the new studio the Allies have run out of time and had to stop early, for example the latest RE2 Spoiler Mode. I understand they have other shows to shoot, but shouldn't their own studio optimally allow them to shoot for as long as they like?
It's time....

We need... a SECOND studio.

90k goal, let's go.
 
Oct 29, 2017
1,079
Belgium
Surprisingly often during the new studio the Allies have run out of time and had to stop early, for example the latest RE2 Spoiler Mode. I understand they have other shows to shoot, but shouldn't their own studio optimally allow them to shoot for as long as they like?
Time is one of the things humans always have a lack of unfortunately.
There's only so much time in a day.

I am sure they will get better over time with planning the shoots, but especially stuff like a Spoiler Mode or the podcasts can fluctuate heavily for the amount of time they take and my guess is those are very difficult to schedule (something like CoJ and community showcase as well).

Then you have scheduled streams for one of the people involved (in the other room) and stuff like that as well.
 
Oct 25, 2017
2,679
What is going on with Pro Strats Only? Will this week be the last time the segment airs?

It was... largely just a rehash of the week before. I honestly didn't mind the segment initially. But this weird parody/half acknowledgment of the segments unpopularity isn't funny, and just isn't working at all. Either stick with the segment as it originally was or kill it off.
You gotta learn to just go with the flow. A new segment will come, it'll probably be good. Time is relative. Life is meaningless. Kyle is gonna Kyle.
 

Brot

Member
Oct 25, 2017
815
On the edge
Surprisingly often during the new studio the Allies have run out of time and had to stop early, for example the latest RE2 Spoiler Mode. I understand they have other shows to shoot, but shouldn't their own studio optimally allow them to shoot for as long as they like?
I'm sure the scheduling will get better over time. It's been a week since they moved into the new studio and it's a huge change. I'd give them a little time to get back in the flow.
 
Apr 25, 2018
368
What is going on with Pro Strats Only? Will this week be the last time the segment airs?

It was... largely just a rehash of the week before. I honestly didn't mind the segment initially. But this weird parody/half acknowledgment of the segments unpopularity isn't funny, and just isn't working at all. Either stick with the segment as it originally was or kill it off.
It reminds me a lot of Red Dead 2s story

It just keeps repeating the same message over and over again, when the audience caught on the first time it was delivered (dont hate me I love arthur morgan, just not a fan of the games length)

In all seriousness, it is really weird. When the bit failed and then it turned into a joke of itself and how everyone hates it, it has always made my eyes roll and the constant delivering that same joke for how many weeks in a row now has to be one of kyles worst jokes Ive witnessed to try to see him pull off.
 
Oct 29, 2017
1,079
Belgium
It reminds me a lot of Red Dead 2s story

It just keeps repeating the same message over and over again, when the audience caught on the first time it was delivered (dont hate me I love arthur morgan, just not a fan of the games length)

In all seriousness, it is really weird. When the bit failed and then it turned into a joke of itself and how everyone hates it, it has always made my eyes roll and the constant delivering that same joke for how many weeks in a row now has to be one of kyles worst jokes Ive witnessed to try to see him pull off.
It's because people keep complaining about it. It will stop when nobody cares anymore.
It seems to me that Kyle thrives on reactions like the ones on ProStrats. He just loves to ruffle feathers.

I honestly don't mind it at all. It's a short segment and the podcast needs to start somewhere anyway.
I actually liked it more when they were doing the intended bit (I like the idea behind it), but what can you do.
 
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Oct 26, 2017
1,907
Kyle can do whatever he wants for the podcast opening but this has to be genuinely the most confusing and bizarre opening to “someone’s first time listening to the podcast”. It doesn’t bother me much, but I am ready for whatever is next.
 
Jan 7, 2018
64
Yeah, I'm sure most people bitching could afford $1/month for EZA. However, I have to agree that Spoiler Mode just doesn't feel right as a Patreon exclusive. Spoiler discussions are very popular on YouTube and they could draw a lot of attention to EZA (which could then lead to new subs/patrons). Pretty much nobody who doesn't follow EZA already will see these announcement videos, so they're not bringing NEW people in with Spoiler Modes.
Patreon exclusives are perfect for stuff like CoJ ("business meetings") and fun little things like And For That Reason/Fancy Fifteen, not for meaty spoiler discussions, which feel like an essential part for a channel like EZA.

Just my two cents. I get to see all of that, anywway.
For me spoiler mode is the perfect carrot stick to get that $1 patron.
 
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