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Thread: Chow - 16: 35 Year Old Gamer
February 5th, 2006 #1
Chow - 16: 35 Year Old Gamer
PLEASE CONSOLIDATE YOUR WIPS AND FINALS INTO YOUR FIRST POST.
CLEARLY DESIGNATE YOUR FINAL.
DESCRIPTIONS ARE NOT NEEDED.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11TH.
9 PM PACIFIC STANDARD TIME
FAT, GREASY, PIZZA MUNCHING 35 YEAR OLD GAMER
Who lives in his parent's basement playing WoW all day long and his online character is a sexy looking night elf archer
Thanks to darth massacre for this lovely topic
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The topic is interesting... but I wish it was just "hardcore gamer" and not such a specific type of gamer. I can easily see some great designs with a really wiry guy bent over the keyboard, or even something Lain esque with her wire strewn rooms.
February 5th, 2006 #3
I agree. I would rather see the topic be "hardcore isolated from society type gamer" with no restrictions on age, gender and weight. It's not that a fat 35 year old gamer can't be interesting, but I can't really picture all of us bringing something new and unique to the table with our entries. Maybe I'm just not being creative enough... I donno.
February 5th, 2006 #4
Great topic and a good challenge. I might have to find some time for this one.
If your in this industry or want to be, get used to having restrictions. Think of this as a job, would you cry to your boss because something is more challenging then you would like it to be? I have a feeling if you did, you'd soon be filling out the application form for the local McDonalds. Suck it up princess!
February 5th, 2006 #5Originally Posted by Bammer
There are 3 sides to every story. Yours, mine and THE TRUTH.
February 5th, 2006 #6
romance has the wurd, guys. nothing will get you a "thanks but no thanks" faster than telling an AD up front that his idea sucks and yours is better. better approach is to nail the crap out the assignment and then put down a few of your own gems and humbly, politely mention that you had other ideas that might be worth considering. OK, maybe a bit overstated but not much. you really gotta work within the brief even when it doesn't appeal much.
February 5th, 2006 #7
Trouble with this one is coming up with something new, the comic store guy on the simsons is a cultural icon at this point. so th challenge is to get around it. we all know this guy
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February 5th, 2006 #8
Romance, Masque: I do believe both Bammer and I know this. But we also have this sneaking suspicion that this thread isn't our employer... and that although we do this for practice, we also do this for fun.
February 5th, 2006 #9
well, if sticking to the brief isn't fun, then you have the choice to skip this round. or not, as you wish. 's all good
February 5th, 2006 #10
I guess I'll throw in my two cents, romance, masque, well spoken. (Although it pains me to admit it ) While it can't be said for everyone, this is practice not only for talent but for working within contraints, so for those to whom it applies, it helps doubly.
The trick is to "see some really great designs" with the posted topic. Sometimes that's talent. Apologies if I'm soapboxing, but I just came off of a week where exactly this applied, so...
Last edited by Corrick; February 8th, 2006 at 05:08 PM.
February 5th, 2006 #11
February 6th, 2006 #12
We have a topic suggestion thread somewhere right? For the inevitable nay-sayers on any given topic, that thread's for you. Clearly this fun isn't above revisiting familiar themes so get posting there too. Also, if you have a sudden bolt of inspiration because of what sprang to mind from these topics, by all means paint it up and lay it on us in the main forums!
"The most important things to say are those which often I did not think necessary for me to say -- because they were too obvious."
- André Gide
February 7th, 2006 #13
update, and Im done
I kind of like the challenge of doing a subject i don't care for. Makes me tackle the problem of making it into a subject I do care for. I usually apply some sort of fantasy element, but thats just me.