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Old 05-21-2018, 05:10 AM   #41
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Yes, because talented people always generate hits 100% of the time.
Talented people don't generate shit. Untalented people often hide behind or among those with talent.

But you go right on giving him verbal fellatio, lol, maybe even a swallow or two in person!
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Old 05-21-2018, 07:22 AM   #42
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Talented people don't generate shit.
Sure they do.

No one is capable of knocking it out of the park every single time. Even highly successful authors are capable of, say...producing extraordinarily terrible movies...



Sometimes, shitty things get made by even the most talented.
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Old 05-21-2018, 08:14 AM   #43
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Sometimes, shitty things get made by even the most talented.
King is a talented author and remained a talented author despite an average-to-poor attempt at directing. That's not the same thing as getting kicked out of Epic games after a huge flop, then going on to make two more flops in a row.
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Old 05-21-2018, 09:02 AM   #44
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King is a talented author and remained a talented author despite an average-to-poor attempt at directing. That's not the same thing as getting kicked out of Epic games after a huge flop, then going on to make two more flops in a row.
What was his flop? The last game he was credited on at Epic was Gears of War 3...and I'd hardly call that one a flop.

Regardless, that's not really the point. In response to what Terran said, even the most creative, talented people can create something pretty shitty.
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Old 05-21-2018, 09:27 AM   #45
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I know him. I remember the first time I met him and he introduced himself I said "Yep! I know, it's a pleasure to meet you!" he said "I still like to introduce myself, if I don't people think I'm an asshole. I start to think I'm an asshole."

Yes he has a flamboyant public persona. Yes he drove around in a grotesque green lambo. No he didn't get fired from Epic.

But he is also (mostly) genuine in his love for games, the industry, and the people who play the games. In the time I knew him and all the times he went to Comic-cons and presented at E3s (and I sat around with him in a lot of greenrooms which is actually super boring) he rarely scripted what he said. He'd have bullet points but he rarely needed the teleprompters.

He loves his attention, most people do though some, like Peter Molynoux and Tim Shaffer seem like they can barely tolerate us, but of the fancy pants "names" I've worked with over the course of 20 years in games, Cliff may be the one who was most like a regular gamer living the dream.

At least till Bosskey. I sort of lost track of him after the Gears of War days went by...

It's sad to see him lose this venture and the people lose their jobs but the good ones will go to Epic and the others will land somewhere, I'm sure. Insomniac has offices there as does Red Storm and there's other tech companies in the Triangle for people not great at games development.

Life goes on and Lawbreakers and whatever "me too!" BR clone he was trying to make weren't doing it. Gamers need more these days, or less as minecraft shows us.
I just want ya to know I read this and it makes a lot of sense and proves he is the gamer living the dream that let things go to his head. He made the right moves at the right time but it doesn't mean every thing he touches is gold that'd be thinking the detroit red wings were going to hold the stanley cup forever during their dynasty days.
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Old 05-21-2018, 09:59 AM   #46
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What was his flop? The last game he was credited on at Epic was Gears of War 3...and I'd hardly call that one a flop.

Regardless, that's not really the point. In response to what Terran said, even the most creative, talented people can create something pretty shitty.
Bulletstorm. It cost Epic gobs of money to develop, CliffyB was behind the whole project and then they showed him the door after it crashed and burned.
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Old 05-21-2018, 10:18 AM   #47
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Regardless, that's not really the point. In response to what Terran said, even the most creative, talented people can create something pretty shitty.
Agreed. Talent doesn't guarantee success especially in a creative field where public perception plays such a big part.
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Old 05-21-2018, 10:26 AM   #48
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Bulletstorm. It cost Epic gobs of money to develop, CliffyB was behind the whole project and then they showed him the door after it crashed and burned.
No, you wrong.

Cliff worked at Epic for almost two years after Bulletstorm released (Feb 2011), through Gears of War 3 (September 2011), and most of Gears of War: Judgment.

He didn't leave Epic until October 2012.
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Sure they do.
No they don't. Untalented hacks, lucksters, and folks who hide among the truly talented do.

Like Cliff.
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No they don't. Untalented hacks, lucksters, and folks who hide among the truly talented do.

Like Cliff.
Everyone produces stinkers, even the best, brightest, and most talented. I mean...there's simply no denying this. No one is capable of producing amazing quality stuff 100% of the time. Every creator has their "worst" project.

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Bulletstorm. It cost Epic gobs of money to develop, CliffyB was behind the whole project and then they showed him the door after it crashed and burned.
So, they showed him the door...a year and a half after Bulletstorm was released and a year after Gears of War 3 - one of their most successful games - was released?
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Everyone produces stinkers, even the best, brightest, and most talented. I mean...there's simply no denying this. No one is capable of producing amazing quality stuff 100% of the time. Every creator has their "worst" project.
Except: Charlie Daniels, the Eagles, Lynard Synard, Derek Smart, Terry Goodkind and Bruce Willis and Tom Cruise. Lol. I've been up for 16 hours with 4 hours of sleep and I am good and buzzed
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Everyone produces stinkers
My wife says that's a lie, because every meal she has ever created is a culinary tour de force!

That's my story, and I'm sticking with it!
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Cocktail.



Keep on keepin' on.
Both of those movies are awesome. Who doesn't like watching Jack Black get his arm shot off or 1980s Tom Cruise overacting?

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Douche Huge is apparently writing his version of all the bullshit that he's had to endure the past few years that was totally not his fault. You can check out a teaser page here.

According to that link it reads like it's gonna be a real page turner.

I'm pretty sure the book is titled "Fuck Off Cunts, Eat A Dick" & it's dedicated to all his detractors that refuse to bathe in the glory that is CliffyB.
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I'm shocked he hasn't been tapped for a prestigious post in the whitehouse.
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I was never on the Cliffy B hatewagon, until he jumped the shark with tranny bathrooms.

Now im like, whatever man, you shoulda took the REAL edgy bro route and made a hard right wing video game, and ran the Id software routines of free speech back when it was catching shit.

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Old 08-21-2018, 08:12 PM   #59
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Douche Huge is apparently writing his version of all the bullshit that he's had to endure the past few years that was totally not his fault. You can check out a teaser page here.

According to that link it reads like it's gonna be a real page turner.

I'm pretty sure the book is titled "Fuck Off Cunts, Eat A Dick" & it's dedicated to all his detractors that refuse to bathe in the glory that is CliffyB.
It seems like it is more of him playing the blame game. Everything is always the fault of someone else. It's his divorce or his upbringing or something else. Even in his own biography, he refuses to take a look at his life and realize that his complete downfall is 100% a result of his acting like a douchebag.

I'm 100% certain that he is going to quickly head for another divorce. The minute the money runs out, so will his eye candy girlfriend.
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