View Poll Results: Which images should we use for the review section? Spyrde's or Blacksite's?

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    Quote Originally Posted by imINxile View Post
    Can't see Blacksites Sony sub-forum banner for some reason, but I'm on mobile atm so that could be the case. Both sets look great honestly.
    It's an issue with ImageShack. In some rare cases, it won't load certain images.
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    Both are great, but I chose Blacksite's because the colors really stand out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghost-Rhayne View Post
    It's not so hard is it? We don't need a plot analysis! Eg. Assassins Creed 3 is the story of a native american/european assassin called conor who seeks to destroy the templar threat in order to protect his village.
    Thing is, some games rely heavily on the story, so there does need to be plot analysis. And doing it without spoiling anything can be tricky. I hate spoilers in reviews though, so I would never do anything like that in my review.

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    So if there are spoiler in the review the person can use the spoiler tags and warn above the review that this has spoilers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ixion View Post
    Thing is, some games rely heavily on the story, so there does need to be plot analysis. And doing it without spoiling anything can be tricky. I hate spoilers in reviews though, so I would never do anything like that in my review.
    Quote Originally Posted by DeviousOne View Post
    So if there are spoiler in the review the person can use the spoiler tags and warn above the review that this has spoilers.
    The idea of spoilers in the reviews is scary! Who wants to have the story of a game ruined for them while they are reading a review in order to help them with a purchase, ya know? Spoilers will need to go into spoiler tags for sure. But I still don't agree that spoilers are even necessary. You can talk about the general story arc without getting into details and mention the merrits of the story telling and character development etc.

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    I think Ghost explained it really well in a way not to have spoilers, and his AC example a few posts above is spot on. Listen to him on this one.




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    Quote Originally Posted by F34R View Post
    I think Ghost explained it really well in a way not to have spoilers, and his AC example a few posts above is spot on. Listen to him on this one.
    Yeah, basically, when it comes to actually detailing the story, the reviewer should do no more than provide the synopsis. But when the reviewer needs to actually critique the story, they need to restrain themselves from using specific examples, and instead must only speak of the qualities of the story.

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    Glad to see Blacksite is back up in the fight. He could pull ahead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ixion View Post
    Yeah, basically, when it comes to actually detailing the story, the reviewer should do no more than provide the synopsis. But when the reviewer needs to actually critique the story, they need to restrain themselves from using specific examples, and instead must only speak of the qualities of the story.
    Exactly!

    And yeah Mr Soldier, it's anyone's win...I am a bit disappointed with the vote turnout...lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghost-Rhayne View Post
    Exactly!

    And yeah Mr Soldier, it's anyone's win...I am a bit disappointed with the vote turnout...lol
    Well, all the votes are actually from active members. There isn't much more than that.




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    Quote Originally Posted by F34R View Post
    Well, all the votes are actually from active members. There isn't much more than that.
    lol Yeah...Well, I'll close it tonight or in the morning then..

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    Morning! I want Blacksite to take the lead!

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    Drag it out as long as possible, the more time I got before PSU members start persuading me to buy games again the better

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fenix View Post
    Drag it out as long as possible, the more time I got before PSU members start persuading me to buy games again the better
    Well the section is actually live...Just no one has submitted reviews yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghost-Rhayne View Post
    Well the section is actually live...Just no one has submitted reviews yet.
    I'll submit something in the next 2-3 weeks, as i have many things at hand!




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    Quote Originally Posted by brebaz View Post
    I'll submit something in the next 2-3 weeks, as i have many things at hand!
    Your balls will cause a delay in your reviews?? Unacceptable!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghost-Rhayne View Post
    Well the section is actually live...Just no one has submitted reviews yet.
    I think some people may be confused if they're supposed to post reviews yet. Perhaps if you write the first review and get the ball rolling, people will jump in.

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    I would do a review of XCOM: Enemy Unknown but I still need to finish the game.

    Really, it's great. I just keep getting my ass kicked.
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    So my review for PSASBR is done. So um, should I post it or wait?

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    Well it's posted. Bare bones with no pics, but it's done. And of course, I $#@!ed up the title of the thread
    Members can't edit titles right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sir_Scud View Post
    So my review for PSASBR is done. So um, should I post it or wait?
    Like ghostie said



    DO IT!!! LMAO

    Quote Originally Posted by Sir_Scud View Post
    Well it's posted. Bare bones with no pics, but it's done. And of course, I $#@!ed up the title of the thread
    Members can't edit titles right?
    you should be able to edit it if not just let SMC or a Mod know what to change it to

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    NVM, I figured it out
    Last edited by Sir_Scud; 11-28-2012 at 21:16.

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