Evil Avatar  



Go Back   Evil Avatar > Daily Gaming News > News Items

» Sponsored Links


» Recent Threads
Weekend Headbanger -...
Last post by BeardedSonOfNel
Yesterday 10:29 PM
12 Replies, 200 Views
Weekend Gamer: What are...
Last post by GinRummy
Yesterday 09:53 PM
1 Replies, 192 Views
Report: No, 2018's...
Last post by wunshot
Yesterday 07:59 PM
4 Replies, 493 Views
My MOST DISAPPOINTING...
Last post by blackzc
Yesterday 07:42 PM
32 Replies, 1,934 Views
Disney Acquires Fox for...
Last post by blackzc
Yesterday 07:06 PM
45 Replies, 2,087 Views
The Last Jedi Discussion...
Last post by vallor
Yesterday 04:45 PM
17 Replies, 517 Views
Fornite's "Survive the...
Last post by MavenACTG
Yesterday 04:37 PM
5 Replies, 649 Views
PUBG Performs Badly on...
Last post by wunshot
Yesterday 12:13 PM
23 Replies, 1,890 Views
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 01-15-2013, 09:25 AM   #1
sai tyrus
Renegade Paragon
 
sai tyrus's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: all over
Posts: 8,859
Blog Entries: 81
What ever happened to Machinima?


This week, I muse on the meteoric rise of Machinima.com and share some of my experiences with the juggernaut in gaming entertainment. Full write-up here.

Quote:
The best analogy I can give to Machinimaís exponential growth and changes are this: itís like being at the first Starbucks and paying for a coffee. You were there at the beginning. But as it grows, as it changes and becomes more main stream, that barista is replaced by someone else. That down-to-earth attitude isnít part of the store anymore. Itís part of the brand. So somewhere, some corporate stooge actually tells kids how to act chill as they serve up a cup of coffee.

The heart of what made it special is gone. Sure, the coffee is still good as hell. But itís missing something that canít be replaced, even if it still largely seems the same.
Coincidentally, LA weekly has posted a news story about contract disputes between You Tube stars and Machinima. Definitely worth a read, although it is a bit lengthy.
__________________
Steam: sai tyrus

"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve!" - Bilbo Baggins
sai tyrus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2013, 11:09 AM   #2
lockwoodx
Photobomber
 
lockwoodx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: on tap
Posts: 23,709
Blog Entries: 2
Two words

Sold out
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by AspectVoid View Post
I had no idea he was posting awesome stuff that would get the ads cancelled.
Quote:
Originally Posted by AkumaATR View Post
Lock is untouchable though, he's too cool to be targeted, like ever. He's Detroit's Heisenberg!
lockwoodx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2013, 11:14 AM   #3
HB_IKE
Evil Dead
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Brazil
Posts: 863
I think this article is more about Starbucks than Machinima
HB_IKE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2013, 11:20 AM   #4
sai tyrus
Renegade Paragon
 
sai tyrus's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: all over
Posts: 8,859
Blog Entries: 81
Quote:
Originally Posted by HB_IKE View Post
I think this article is more about Starbucks than Machinima
lol. I do love me some Starbucks...
__________________
Steam: sai tyrus

"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve!" - Bilbo Baggins
sai tyrus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2013, 12:07 PM   #5
lockwoodx
Photobomber
 
lockwoodx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: on tap
Posts: 23,709
Blog Entries: 2
Quote:
Originally Posted by sai tyrus View Post
lol. I do love me some Starbucks...
I'll be happy to tell you what's in that coffee if you ever get the courage to ask. (you don't want to know)
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by AspectVoid View Post
I had no idea he was posting awesome stuff that would get the ads cancelled.
Quote:
Originally Posted by AkumaATR View Post
Lock is untouchable though, he's too cool to be targeted, like ever. He's Detroit's Heisenberg!
lockwoodx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2013, 04:18 PM   #6
sai tyrus
Renegade Paragon
 
sai tyrus's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: all over
Posts: 8,859
Blog Entries: 81
Quote:
Originally Posted by lockwoodx View Post
I'll be happy to tell you what's in that coffee if you ever get the courage to ask. (you don't want to know)
lol. You can tell me...
__________________
Steam: sai tyrus

"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve!" - Bilbo Baggins
sai tyrus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2013, 04:21 PM   #7
vallor
Michael Bay Fanboi
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: San Diego, California
Posts: 6,301
Quote:
Originally Posted by sai tyrus View Post
lol. You can tell me...
Bah, I know what's in my Venti Caramel Mocha... a big cup of YUM!
vallor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2013, 04:39 PM   #8
lockwoodx
Photobomber
 
lockwoodx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: on tap
Posts: 23,709
Blog Entries: 2
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by AspectVoid View Post
I had no idea he was posting awesome stuff that would get the ads cancelled.
Quote:
Originally Posted by AkumaATR View Post
Lock is untouchable though, he's too cool to be targeted, like ever. He's Detroit's Heisenberg!
lockwoodx is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
machinima, youtube

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:18 AM.