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I just finished looking over the 15th chapter of the fanfic that me and a friend are writing. We're at like, 135 pages now in Microsoft Word. The thing has become a novel lol. Gonna go fetch dinner soon too.

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Ahh nice. Hopefully I won't forget to send in feedback on this one.
Been trying to catch up on school all day, i've been putting off my lessons for a while lol.
 
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I've already said why I don't think Spirit upgrades are likely whatsoever, and I've asked for reasons why it would be likely. I haven't gotten any arguments besides "Sakurai could..." statements, which aren't arguments. It's a hypothetical, which isn't evidence. Meanwhile, I've suggested why it seems to not be likely, but I'm met with, "But Sakurai could...", each time.

I said nothing of being deserving, so I'm not quite sure where that came from. My point to your comment was, "If Sakurai knew that Geno was popular for nearly a decade, and made the decision (despite that known popularity) to still keep him non-playable, why would that same popularity suddenly, despite the prior knowledge of his popularity, cause Sakurai to suddenly make Geno playable?"

Instead, he made him the #1 class of Spirit over nearly 1000 others. That's my point. Despite the popularity, and the chance to make him playable as DLC, Sakurai still didn't.

Why would he do it now if the popularity of the character resulted in a Mii Costume previously and a Spirit now?
In my opinion, this is a non argument. Why would he do something that he's never done before? Maybe because everything has to happen for the first time once?

Like, I wanted to bring up how square wasn't cooperative before Smash4, and how Ultimate had a very limited amount of base newcomers and he just couldn't fit Geno in, how he likely didn't know he was gonna get to do DLC as the time of deciding the spirits so he threw the fans a tiny bone, and that he still COULD be in this pass because we don't know yet, but I've brought this all up before and apparently that's not enough of an argument for you.
 
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In my opinion, this is a non argument. Why would he do something that he's never done before? Maybe because everything has to happen for the first time once?
That...is a non-argument. That avoids the question of, “WHY would they do it in the first place?”

You’re not answering the question. I have provided evidence in the past which, to me, suggests it won’t happen. Numerous times.

Why would Sakurai upgrade Geno now if he, ultimately, decided to not do that earlier when he had the opportunity to do so?

That is a valid question, and I have yet to receive an answer.

It’s the same question we could ask about Waluigi. If Sakurai wanted to make Waluigi playable, he absolutely could have. But he didn’t.

Frankly, it’s not me necessarily being a monolith. People are dodging my question with “could” statements, which isn’t an answer but a suggestion.

THAT is my frustration.
 
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That...is a non-argument. That avoids the question of, “WHY would they do it in the first place?”

You’re not answering the question. I have provided evidence in the past which, to me, suggests it won’t happen. Numerous times.

Why would Sakurai upgrade Geno now if he, ultimately, decided to not do that earlier when he had the opportunity to do so?

That is a valid question, and I have yet to receive an answer.

It’s the same question we could ask about Waluigi. If Sakurai wanted to make Waluigi playable, he absolutely could have. But he didn’t.

Frankly, it’s not me necessarily being a monolith. People are dodging my question with “could” statements, which isn’t an answer but a suggestion.

THAT is my frustration.
I mean, why would he add any character? Why would he upgrade any character? Why would he do anything? I gave you an idea for one potential narrative for why Geno hasn't made it yet. And there are probably others that I haven't come up with. And there's our fundamental disconnect. You're operating under the assumption that he's had the opportunity to add him in the past. I'm arguing that he hasn't had the opportunity until DLC rolled around for this game.

Also, you really need to think about how you're phrasing this. Because when you ask "why would he add Geno?" it is very easy to read that statement as a dislike for the character or thinking that other characters belong in the game over him. I know you said you liked the character earlier, but you're not effectively communicating that with your arguments.
 

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Only rated T?

The game honestly feels more like a M to me.
This series is weird when it comes to age demographics, dude. The nearest midway from my house has plushies of the animatronics as regular prizes for the games. All I really like is the small Luigi doll from the balloon darts.
 

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I mean, why would he add any character? Why would he upgrade any character? Why would he do anything? I gave you an idea for one potential narrative for why Geno hasn't made it yet. And there are probably others that I haven't come up with. And there's our fundamental disconnect. You're operating under the assumption that he's had the opportunity to add him in the past. I'm arguing that he hasn't had the opportunity until DLC rolled around for this game.

Also, you really need to think about how you're phrasing this. Because when you ask "why would he add Geno?" it is very easy to read that statement as a dislike for the character or thinking that other characters belong in the game over him. I know you said you liked the character earlier, but you're not effectively communicating that with your arguments.
Despite the fact that I stated I liked the character, that is overall irrelevant to my argument. I can think a character won’t be playable while liking the character. I don’t know how I can be clearer when I outright said I like him.

My point is, he has had the chance in the past to add him if the DLC was decided before the game finished. He didn’t choose Geno. So why how?

If it’s an impasse, it is what it is. But that’s my point and I haven’t been convinced it’s going to happen yet.
 

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Hey, FNAF 3 just popped up on the Nintendo store. Makes you wonder where 1 and 2 are. lol

https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/five-nights-at-freddys-3-switch/
They did say they would be porting several others, so I’ll definitely get a few. The only ones I’ve actually beaten are the original trilogy and Pizzeria Simulator, and I’ve played Ultimate Custom Night and Help Wanted. (Haven’t finished them just yet.) I don’t know which ones I will get, but I am getting Sister Location, as I love the character designs, voice over, and OST.

$7!??! Is that how expensive they are on Steam?
They are six dollars on Steam, if I recall.
 
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Despite the fact that I stated I liked the character, that is overall irrelevant to my argument. I can think a character won’t be playable while liking the character. I don’t know how I can be clearer when I outright said I like him.

My point is, he has had the chance in the past to add him if the DLC was decided before the game finished. He didn’t choose Geno. So why how?

If it’s an impasse, it is what it is. But that’s my point and I haven’t been convinced it’s going to happen yet.
To be fair, we don't know of he is in this pass or not.
With one of the characters containing a corpse in it, possibly. lol

Pretty sure they go for a little cheaper.
They did say they would be porting several others, so I’ll definitely get a few. The only ones I’ve actually beaten are the original trilogy and Pizzeria Simulator, and I’ve played Ultimate Custom Night and Help Wanted. (Haven’t finished them just yet.) I don’t know which ones I will get, but I am getting Sister Location, as I love the character designs, voice over, and OST.


They are six dollars on Steam, if I recall.
Really? Cause honestly, I've seen the entirety of every game in the series and.... when these games have been out for as long as they have..... I would expect all 6 for like, a $15 bundle, maybe $20. If you threw in FNaF World and UCN then maybe you could get away with $30.

At this price, the entire series (Including FNaF World and Ultimate Custom Night) goes for around the same price as a full retail game and that just feels... wrong. In fact, the FNaF Franchise bundle on STEAM is $29.55 and Pizzeria Simulator, Ultimate Custom Night, and FNaF World are FREE. I guess we have to see how everything is priced once it's all on the eShop... but for now.... it just feels weird.
 
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Ah, that's a bummer.

Have people figured out the best class/build for her, yet?
She has strenghts in Sword, Axes, Bows and Faith Magic.

Her growth rates are actually quite similar to those of Manuela, with a bit less spd and a bit more... charm I believe?

Edit: She also has a Hidden Talent in Riding. And weakness in Authority and Reason Magic.
 
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will the absolute einstein of social engineering please stand up?
Well it was a great run while it lasted. Deep down I had a gut feeling it was fake tbh and good thing I kept my expectations low.

Guess Doom Slayer ain't our character at the VGA awards then. Calling it now its Old Man Ryu.
 
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Despite the fact that I stated I liked the character, that is overall irrelevant to my argument. I can think a character won’t be playable while liking the character. I don’t know how I can be clearer when I outright said I like him.

My point is, he has had the chance in the past to add him if the DLC was decided before the game finished. He didn’t choose Geno. So why how?

If it’s an impasse, it is what it is. But that’s my point and I haven’t been convinced it’s going to happen yet.
I feel like Geno is the next Ridley for Sakurai, only he hasn't been as honest with where he stands on the character as he was with the latter. Obviously I don't believe Geno is impossible, but I feel like fans keep moving the goalpost on what requirements he needs to meet, ignoring the suspicious lack of Geno despite Sakurai supposedly supporting the idea.


"Geno can't get in because of SE being stingy!"
*We get Cloud, Hero, and a Geno Mii Costume/Spirit.

"Sakurai said he wanted Geno in Smash. Chalk him up as 100% confirmed for the next game."
*Geno doesn't make the base roster of Ultimate despite Sakurai blatantly saying he wanted to see Geno in Smash.

"We got Ridley and K. Rool, so it's only a matter of time. He'll be DLC because he's popular."
*Five characters later, no Geno. Decent chance sixth character isn't Geno, which would mean Sakurai was orginally fine with ending Ultimate's DLC without Geno.


I wish Sakurai would talk about the character more, because it definitely feels like he hasn't shared everything with us. I think this extends past simply getting the rights from SE.
 
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Dark Souls should be done downloading by tomorrow, so after work, I'll let you guys know how that is. Or at least, how I think of it.

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Jeese, Pokemon launches in 7 days and they still haven't officially revealed the starter evolutions......

The heck
Don't really think it matters at this point other than discussing it out of spoilers.
 
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I feel like Geno is the next Ridley for Sakurai, only he hasn't been as honest with where he stands on the character as he was with the latter. Obviously I don't believe Geno is impossible, but I feel like fans keep moving the goalpost on what requirements he needs to meet, ignoring the suspicious lack of Geno despite Sakurai supposedly supporting the idea.


"Geno can't get in because of SE being stingy!"
*We get Cloud, Hero, and a Geno Mii Costume/Spirit.

"Sakurai said he wanted Geno in Smash. Chalk him up as 100% confirmed for the next game."
*Geno doesn't make the base roster of Ultimate despite Sakurai blatantly saying he wanted to see Geno in Smash.

"We got Ridley and K. Rool, so it's only a matter of time. He'll be DLC because he's popular."
*Five characters later, no Geno. Decent chance fifth character isn't Geno, which would mean Sakurai was orginally fine with ending Ultimate's DLC without Geno.


I wish Sakurai would talk about the character more, because it definitely feels like he hasn't shared everything with us. I think this extends past simply getting the rights from SE.
God, if he actually comes out and says he doesn't want Geno in the game hundreds of fans, probably more, will be so upset.

Like, I don't think this whole recognizability thing is entirely fair. Especially when it was factors other than the game's reception that made Super Mario RPG go away for a while. Same thing with Banjo. And Smash is a great opportunity to get characters to stick in people's minds. Like it or not, people are now never gonna forget characters like Rosalina, Greninja, and Incineroar ever again because that's just what Smash does to characters. We know that's why Square wanted Hero in, and we can guess that's why a lot of third party companies probably say yes. If you add Geno to Smash, he will become a recognizable Mario character in the future and could lead to other opportunities to work with Square on projects with the characters and world established by SMRPG because they see the potential demand. And what's the worst that could really happen if they add him in? He undersells? Nintendo can afford to swallow those losses. And we know there's a sizeable market of people who would love his inclusion. So why not take the risk?
 
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Dark Souls should be done downloading by tomorrow, so after work, I'll let you guys know how that is. Or at least, how I think of it.

Edit:

Don't really think it matters at this point other than discussing it out of spoilers.
I mean, it would be nice to see the Pokemon's personality in addition to it's design. Might help change some people's opinioins on them.

Or there's still a tiny chance those leaks are fake. I know they're not, but there's still a tiny chance. And I will sing praises to the high heavens if that 0.05% chance pulls through for me.
 
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