So I was dicking around on Kickstarter, checking out various deals and ideas, when I found this: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1395306345/games-save-the-worldThis kid's making a card game, about motherfucking crab fighting. This might be the most adorable thing I've seen in a long time, but then I realized the broader implications.What if it's good? Like really, truly good? Funding this project isn't just getting you a silly card game, it setting the path of a child down a road towards game development, with a passion and remembering how the internet helped him make his dream come true.The little guy's One Of Us, and let's be honest: you've wasted 15 bucks on something worse than a child's dream.pic related: actual art from the game.
>ElectrofyingPart of me wants to rage. Part of me wants to d'aww.
little Grog is getting my donationdont care if its good or notdont care if I will never play itkid is stepping up and doing somethin almost noone else on /tg/ has done and has made a gamefuck yeahrock on little Grog
Shit nigga, das kawaii.
>>20584464>made a gameNo, tg's done that a bit.These guys made a solid and original game that they are getting published.The concept looks cool, too. I'd fund if I had any moneys.
>>20584587You don't have 15 bucks?Damn.
>>20584620I'm a NEET. I don't have enough money on hand to get a sandwich from mcdonalds.Enough of that. What does everyone expect the other crabs to look like?
>>20584693No idea, but the 'updates' included this nugget as far as the art-designs :>My favorites are the slime crab, the mind building crab and the poison fart gas crab.
>>20584739It's like I'm really on /d/!
>>20584312It's emitting electricity and it's a water type? I... I'm not quite following. I'll donate, as helping the kids is what I do.
>>20584312I would be crushed if this didn't reach it's goal.
friendly bump, I hope this succeeds.
>>20584855there are a shitton of water creatures who emit electricity.
This is ridiculously cute. Seems like a pretty simple game too.
Oh god, shit, I wish you luck kid.
>>20584739>mind building crabWhat the fuck.
>a child wants to make a children's card game>he's a Texas-bro>it has fucking boss-as-hell fighting crabsDonated, spreading the word, will buy ten packs of cards when it's finished to give to friends, shall not rest until Monster Crabs is the biggest card game in the world.
So this looks both utterly adorable, and like a really good idea. Investing in the future of creative and entrepreneurial kids like this just feels awesome.Trouble is, I'm a britfag. I have no idea what the international shipping would be, so I'm not sure how much extra I should pledge. Anyone have any general ideas?
>>20585300im sure there has to be something on the kickstarter page concerning international orders
I'm gonna have to bump this, so the rest of /tg/ can see the awesome.
This is the best game I've ever seen on /tg/. Funded it, and you should too.
>>20585300Depends on what you get, contact them and find out.
>>20585300From what I remember of ordering books from Amazon.com, standard international shipping from there is somewhere like... 7-8 dollars I think.I pledged 10 dollars extra for shipping, to be on the safe side. There's no way a card game should cost more than ten bucks to ship, unless they inscribe it on lead plates or something.
Jesus that's adorable.I can go a day without starbucks.
>people saying they're pledging and the total remaining the sameThat's pretty depressing.
>>20588228It just went up two bucks>I caused that raise .jaypeg
>>20588228I get paid on the 15th, I'm GOING to pledge then. Gimme a friggin' break, man.
>other stuff too, like UNDERWEAR!!!!How much do I have to donate so I can tell people that an eight year old boy covered my underwear in crabs?
>>20588885There are some things money can't buy.
I am the Dad from Games Save the World and I was wondering where the increase in views came from. Y'all are awesome and we appreciate all the good stuff. Obviously, I can't show my kids this forum because I don't those calls from the teachers, but I will tell them that there are some awesome people on their side. As an exclusive for your awesomeness, I'm including a picture, never before seen to the public, of the rough sketches of the mind building crab and the fart poison gas crab. I don't want to get into our personal stuff on the interwebs, but I just want to let you know this business has been a game changer (yea! pun!) in his life. I couldn't be prouder.
>>20588823Pledge now, it's not like the money won't be taken from your account till after you're paid, any way.
>>20589205oh shi-As soon as I get payed next week I'm definitely going to get my pack of Monster Crabs. It's a great thing you are doing.
>>20589205Is that crab sitting cross-legged with its claws on its head to focus its mental power?
>>20589205Those crabs look awesome. I love the mind building crab.
>>20589205>Crab with rubix cubeI'm diggin' it.
HOLY FUCK I AM FUNDING THE SHIT OUT OF THIS.
Yeah, I'll pledge.
Pledged for a deck of cards. Seems interesting, and your idea of watching this company grow throughout the years intrigues me greatly OP.
What is this dad doing on 4chan?Dad I'm guessing you're the op, huh?
>>20584312I can play this game too OP: what if his "success" just goes to his head and in his self absorbed and arrogant hubris he becomes complacent with his perceived success rather than motivated, and ultimately never does anything with himself. It'd be all your fault and all it would have taken is $15 to ruin a child's entire future.I think the more important thing to take away from all this is that regardless of whether or not this game or any game is ever a success and whether or not you contribute anything, everything, or nothing to any of it, nothing you do will ever matter. You'll never be a driving force of change in the world. Ever.
>>20589425Wow. You fall out of a philosophy convention and get hit by a nihilist stick?
>>20589425so what you're saying is that we shouldn't do anything or support anyone who's trying to do something, because there's no point?so edgy.
>>20589425confirmed for armchair psychologist.
Holy shit, I put up this thread after seeing it in AC-Guy's Twitter, and this happens.I wonder how much money this got the kid.
i pledged my $15.come on guys. lets make a little gamer bros dreams come true
>>20589205>Obviously, I can't show my kids this forum because I don't those calls from the teachersThis nigga knows what's up.
>>20584312...I think I'm going to throw some money this kid's way. ELECTROFYING!>>20584535...Rick!?
>>20589205>that punI'm withdrawing my money for that!
>>20589205Shit just got REAL. Also, you are an awesome dad and those are awesome crabs and I am going to donate later this week.
We need to keep this alive like we did for bones: maximum exposure so that all of /tg/ might see.
>>20589205Yes, please don't show them this forum.
>>20589205I think it's great that you're doing this, and I'd really like to back it, but if you're still here, then as an interested party outside the USA, I'd like to ask you to consider stating a specific amount to add to the pledge for international shipping. This is how most kickstarters I've seen do it, and there's really no way I can have any idea what>"the difference between local shipping and what it would cost to send it"actually is. There's literally no way for me t even make a reasonable estimate, because I have no idea how big and/or heavy the game is expected to be, what company you'll ship it with, etc. All these factors are things you guys can estimate on your end, but I really can't on mine, because i just don't have the info.I'm in for the $2, and I'd like to get the actual game, but being asked to make a wild guess and risk not paying enough to get the game shipped to me is something I'd rather avoid.
>>20589205Well, /tg/ DOES like the Big Motherfuckin' Crab Truckers.How much would it take to get a Crab Trucker cameo?
>>20589425Your jealousy is showing up as bad psychology.
>>20592263Seriously, I'd buy a set just to get Lifter, Fighter, and Driver Crab cards.
>>20589205Any chance for expansion packs after the venture passes breaking even?
>This might be the most adorable thing I've seen in a long time, but then I realized the broader implications.That the guy who made Crab Truckers should sue?
>>20589414>What is this dad doing on 4chan?>Dad I'm guessing you're the op, huh?You fail reading forever.
All of my D'aaaw.This is so cool.
>>20592297>>20593273Oh gods. This. All of my internets.The Big Motherlovin' Crab Truckers expansion. (When the CEO of the company isn't even halfway to legal drinking age yet, I think some minor censorship is in order.)Lifter Crabs. Driver Crabs. Packer Crabs. Big Motherlovin' Crabs everywhere!
Bumping for the glory of Monster Crabs.
>>20589205This is deliciously comedic.
motherfuckingCRABFIGHTINGby GAMES SAVE THE WORLDhow can you NOT fund it
>>205892052CUTE4MEHNNNGGGGGGGGGG THAT CRAB ON THE LEFTI SENT YOU A MESSAGE BROI NEED TO KNOW HOW I CAN THROW MONEY AT YOUI tried just chucking coins at my monitor but now it's all fucked up and shit.I am so glad this isn't /v/, because then a bunch of idiots would've cried viral when this is clearly cool as hell.
>>20589425>mfw he sucks and will never contribute to the sum of human wellbeing, and thinks everyone is as useless as himJust over here entering the world of bionics.Just learning about deep-brain stimulation, putting our entire consciousness on chips etc.Sure, changing the foundation of human existence is irrelevant.Sure, entertaining people is irrelevantWhatever you say, kid.
>Games Save The World
Y'all are awesome. After I told them about the interest coming from here, they both jumped out of bed and grabbed their monster crab shirts and got ready for school with no fuss. You guys are making my parenting easier!For those inquiring about overseas shipping, just add an extra $10. I can't see how a deck of cards could be more than that to ship. We'll post that on our FAQ. For the poster who thought i was the op: i was wondering where we were getting a pop in hits from and I googled our company name in quotes. Google will let you just search the past day or past hour. Y'all showed up.Thanks again everyone for helping us out. Aaron
>>20584312Electrofying? I am so down for crabs fighting to crazy electro beats
>>20597644Haha, I'm glad to know that. I'll try and pledge as much as I can by the end of the week, I really want to see this funded.
I am so donating once I get to a proper computer. This is beyond awesome!>For everyone else that's waiting, Kickstarter doesn't take any money until after the project gets funded, so you can't possibly lose a thing until then.
>>20597644I like how the phone calls are getting sold out.Kid better brush up on his formal speech of "thank you for the dosh!"
>>20597733Whats that a DC of?12?
>>20597771Would you add the adorability as a circumstantial bonus of +5 or just as a +5 Charisma modifier?
>>20597733>Helping fund the game and getting a pack: $75>Having the kid tell you personally how you helped make his dream come true: priceless
If there's a horseshoe crab card, you have me sold.If there's trukkin' crabs, you have me extra sold.
>>20589205>Crab with a rubix cubeMy sides are moving on their own. As soon as I get some cash I'm donating to this.
>>20597872You can donate now and the money won't be deducted before 16 days.Benefit of having kickstarter is that it won't even transfer any money unless the entire thing is funded
>>20597892I'm really strapped for cash is what I meant.
Bumping for a brighter future of gaming :D
I love you, /tg/.
This is the sort of shit Kickstarter is supposed to be for.
If nothing else doing this has moved 100 people enough to dig into their bank accounts and I'm sure it has made many more at the very least smile which is probably even more important.For that alone Tobin deserves all the praise coming to him.
>>20597968Chief Officer Financials never get no respect, man
Just pledged 15 bucks to this. Hoping this gets off the ground!
Here's to hoping the kid finds his way to /tg/ some day. We never pass up another opportunity to welcome another into the cult community.
>>20589205To the best dad in probably everIf we submit creative crab ideas, and tell you they are from /tg/'s brainstorm, would you be more or less likely to add them?
>>20598050There are two kids, man.Poor Griffin. He's the Wozniak of the operation, really.
>>20598083>>20598069Oh. Pic related then.
>>20598127What? I'm not the dad, I'm just a guy who appreciates the weight of responsibility placed on the shoulders of a COFTo prove it, a /tg/ in a nutshell picture with a post made by me capped in it. (I didn't know it was capped until a day after when a friend sent it and I suddenly realized it was me).
>>20598151That's a cool picture, friend.
>>20598222I like correlation.Here's a translation of Danish humor, just for you.
>>20597644Dad yer doing a great thingand just so you know why we seem to have a huge intrest in Crabs. our board here created a RPG many moons ago that was called "Big M'F'ing Crab Truckers"it was a fun project and for some reason we have a deep love for all things crabs and game related.Monster Crab just feeds into thatand honestly guys...lets keep the arguments to a minimum..this is for the kids and for the crabs
>>20598241Who's arguing?Everyone likes crabs.
>>20598236Is it because they only fuck lolis there? I think I get it.
>>20598241Already posted, bro:>>20592263
>>20598285I know I was just trying to make a counter joke.
As someone who is also pursuing his dream in game design, I will give you my money.>pic relatedThis is all I'm feeling right now.
Out of all the threads about feminism, DnD, Warhammer and quests, nothing has ever even come close to setting off my rage like this thread does.I can't believe this. I may never rage again.
>>20598417So it kinda cycles back and becomes happiness?
>>20598417That's good to know. Rage isn't a good thing, friend.
>>20598422The crab cycle accompishes all.There is only crab.One more backer here. Rock on little dude.
>>20598417I really don't see what is rage worthy about this thread.
>>20598500HAPPINESS IST VERBOTEN
>>20598500That this shit wasn't around when I was a kid and still had some ambition.
>>20598524Most people call that feel 'sad', or 'regret'.Now get it out of you and replace it with CRABS.
A Big Mutherfuckin' Crab Trucker versus a Mantis Shrimp Maverick Cop who doesn't play by the rules and needs to bring in the trucker.Bonus: the Shrimp's on a motorbikeand is wearing aviators
Dad if you're still here, try and make some game modes for more than two players.Shit looks fun.
>$3,472/$3,500Kids are getting some damn crabs.
Jesus Christ.I started this thread on a whim after seeing AC-Guy post about it on twitter, and it's gone up a thousand dollars since then.Was.... was that me? Did I do that?Did I just do a good thing?/tg/, I can't stop smiling. My face hurts, and it's starting to scare me.
>>20584312This is why I love /tg/. We may rage, we may get into tangential arguements that kill threads and we may troll eachother but when we get down to it, it's good people. Look at how much this kickstarter has gone up, and think about the impact this is gonna have on these kids. Even if this fizzles on them in the long run, these kids are gonna remember this and the kindness of strangers for the rest of their lives.Good job /tg/. You make me proud to be a grognard.
>>20598639To be fair, one day down the line the kids are going to find their way here and bring their game with them. And we will probably call them faggots. Because this is 4chan. I hope that doesn't happen though. I really do.
>>20598608I think you singlehandedly made certain that this would get funded.I think I'll actually really enjoy this game. It's astoundingly simple, but also really cute. I think my female friends would adore the shit out of this game. It's kind of like a gateway drug to, say, Magic.The only other kind of game I have in this style is a Mercedes card game I got with my car. That shit does not fly with the women. I have some Donald Duck stuff too but apparently the rules to that are too complicated, but they were pretty comprehensive and fun for something that was free.>>20598662Hey, that's how we are. Let's hope the father can rein in his children and keep them from visiting the asshole of the internet until they're well and ready for it.
>>20598608You. Yes, you. You are a hero. AC-Guy did good deeds by tweeting it, but you made it a thousand times better by spreading the word.Guys, Bones cracked three million dollars because of the collective geek community, in which /tg/ played not a small role.Here's the deal: We've got 16 days left, and 15 bucks is a cheap buy in.How big do you gentlemen think we can make this, if we all got behind this project? I don't mean just donating some money, I mean lets take this to every geek site we can get our hands on, and see what becomes of it.
>>20598608Your face hurting is the weakness leaving your body.I think.
Remember that dream you had when you were a kid, /tg/? Did you ever fulfill that dream?
>>20598682I think we'd have to bring it to Reddit. Oh don't look at me that way. Reddit's not.. that bad okay that made me cringe, and it has a huge following with loads of dosh.I just read through the updates, and boy, he's actually teaching the kids how to run a business. Here's an excerpt:"One of the hardest things to do is to go to people who are not expecting you and try to sell them on your product. Now image it from the viewpoint of someone just over 4 feet looking up? I made it a point to stand back and let Tobin do all the talking. To be honest, he was very nervous and a little bit shy. But, I couldn't have been prouder. We worked a few practice runs where I played the manager and we had to work on his volume and his shyness. In each place, he asked the person at the counter for the manager. When a person in charge appeared, he explained his game and his company and asked if they would post one of his flyers. Tobin needs to get some more experience talking to managers, but each time we talked over the conversation and he improved each time. The best part was he was willing to keep doing this even though he was very nervous because he knew the business needed this. He didn't quit."Little guy's got guts.This is why I refuse to accept when children act like idiots. Because they have the potential to be so much more.
>>20598682>How big can we make this game?CHALLENGE ACCEPTED.Since I apparently kick-started (heh) this shit on accident, I'm genuinely curious as to how much we can do.I'll be right back.
>>20598608yes anon. you did a good thingI cant say all $1000 came from usbut I like to think that we did a big chunk of it
If kicktraq is correct, OP made /up to/ 22 people pledge $543.But that's assuming everyone who donated was from /tg/.
>>20598711I didn't have dreams when I was a kid.
>>20598713Jesus, no. Reddit'd just act like this whole thing was their baby and waggle their dick about how much money they can give these kids.
>>20598729Well, why the fuck not?
>>20598733Does that matter?The dad and us, we'll always know.Besides, it's just more crabs for everyone! Who doesn't want everyone to have crabs?
>>20598740>Who doesn't want everyone to have crabs?Right, I'll go find a cheap hooker, get crabs, then start seducing people. Thank you anon for showing me the way.
>>20598735Dunno, just never did. Kids talked about how they wanted to grow up and be doctors, policemen, lawyers, teachers, pilots, astronauts and so on. I kind of shrugged, said "dunno", and went for a generic answer like doctor because they kept prodding me for something.
>>20598740Yeah.. If we want to get this kid his first taste of success, it wouldn't be a bad idea to actually get this to reddit, and spread this properly.I mean, it's nearly funded, but do we want them to succeed, or do we want them to excel?
>>20598751I already got crabs. Do you want them?
>>20598711Because of money-problems, I cannot live my dreams right now. Getting sick creates problems. BUT. I have surfed on the waves of paradise island. I will do so again. I will also publish a game.Apart from those, I've visited Japan, Malta, UK and Switzerland... I will do so again.I have learned a new language, and will learn another.Damn it feels good to be 23.
>>20598762Sure, can't have enough crabs
>>20598740You've got a point, I s'pose. Set up a reddit account. Anybody got a catchy title?
>>20598753That's the best thing to do, because it's the only true thing.I used to think I was going to be a lawyer or accountant, because damn it, that's what my parents said were good jobs. Now I'm getting a technical education, probably going to go into nanomechanics or bionics or particle physics or anything related to SCIENCE!There's just no way of knowing what you'll think decades from now.
>someone bought the $500 packageYou did a good thing. Admittedly, better spent elsewhere, but a good thing.
>>20598682It's always difficult to estimate (much less know) the impact of 4chan. Might as well have been Board Game Geek -- 4chan doesn't make hyperlinks to external sites (unless you're using an extension) so a webmaster wouldn't immediately know where all the new hits are coming from (unless Google indexed the 4chan thread before it 404'd and it showed up in a search). I'd like to buy into the idea that 4chan and /tg/ have some significant market and cultural influence, but it is really impossible to ever know.Maybe we'll get a better idea when the Bones start shipping in.
>>20598713Yeah, I'm primarily supporting this because he is actually an awesome dad who won't let this go to their heads and is using it to challenge them and teach them valuable lessons.
>>20598801>$3,512They made it.
Heads up: as of this post, they're 3 bucks from goal.
If someone does start up a Reddit page for this, post the link here. Those of us with accounts can upvote it so it's seen.
>>20598817>>20598814Never mind, apparently I lagged right there.GUY WHO MADE THIS THREAD: You are awesome, and you should be proud of yourself.
snake, snake! what the hell is going on?!rargh..crab..battle! crab battle!
http://www.gamessavetheworld.com/Tell me this shit isn't the most sincere, cutest fucking thing you've ever seen.He's actually teaching his children how to build a website.Fuck's sake, Mr. Wine, you're doing a great job.
>>20598824I'm workin' on a post. Trying to think of a title.
If I'm reading this, it's $15 for 16 cards, so I mean enjoy your terrible value for money. At least the kid will be happy.
>>20598835>dad made his kids make their own websiteSeriously, this father is a beast. In a good way. Driving your kids forward along interests they select independently is like fucking A-plus parenting.
>>2059884416 different crabs and 16 different cards are different things.
>>20598759>>20598824fuck yourselves you fucking faggots.>>>/reddit/
>>20598839its already funded. no need to spread it to reddit where it will become an annoying thing.
>>20598854>First you deal all the cards out. There will be 16 different crabs in three different elements.
>>20598860watch the video, and look at the deck they use while playing. it is a lot more than 16 cards
>>20598856Fuck back to /v/. /tg/ doesn't irrationally hate Reddit just because ragecomics took off there. To be honest, ragecomics were more popular on /b/ and shit, I'd reckon, before they came to Reddit.Furthermore, Reddit hates that shit. I went to their circlejerk subboard (I don't know why they have one), and it was just /v/-style ironic shitposting.By trying to make fun of Reddit, they do exactly what Reddit does, except they don't realize that.I don't even use Reddit, because the fanbase is obnoxiously incompetent (which happens when there are so many people, just look at /v/ and /b/), but just hating it without a reason is retarded.
>>20598882You're right, I don't irrationally hate reddit because of ragecomics. I hate Reddit because it's a terrible website, with an appalling quality control system, an awful layout and a creepy tolerance for creepy fucks that goes far beyond 4chan's.Seriously, Reddit is fucking awful. If you actually like Reddit, please fuck off back there forever.
>>20598882but there is reason. they attach themselves to things and then identify that thing with their group. only the most retarded people on 4chan use it as a major identifier. many redditors identify as such. if this gets funded largely by reddit, they will overplay it and make it obnoxious before running it into the ground.
>>20598919It's more important that the kid gets funding than that X takes credit if you're donating for genuinely altruistic or sympathetic reasons.
http://www.reddit.com/r/gaming/comments/zcy0r/so_uh_rgaming_fatguy_here_do_you_like_monster/Here's the monstrosity.Kill me now.
>>20598921They've gotten the funding. There's no need for reddit anymore.
>>20598896Hey, I've seen spacedicks. I know how fucked up that shit is.I also know that if you judged the entire thing based on a few subreddits, you'd be a hypocrite for browsing /tg/.The quality control system is stupid, yes. This is why I prefer /tg/, and always will. The rest of 4chan pretty much has no quality control, though, which is why shitposting is the norm everywhere else.Hating a website for its layout is kinda weird, and certainly nothing to hate its users for. Do you hate people who write in QWERTY as well? That's ergonomically shit. The creepy tolerance is here as well, don't think it isn't.It's just not on /tg/.
>>20598924Now that you've posted on Reddit, I'm obliged to banish you forever for being a terrible cunt.
Reddit is also corporate, rather than moot, band-aids and a failing server or twenty.
>>20598713>>20598780http://www.reddit.com/r/tabletop/comments/zcyk4/kickstarter_a_strategic_card_game_with_giant_crabs/God save us all
>how american of youcanceled preorder, burned a hamburger, clapped and went to bed
>>20598985Watch the video explaining the concept.
>>20598995All I see is a US flag choking Putin.
>>20598733Doesn't 4chan still wag it's dick that MaidRPG and Scholomance and everything else is their baby? Hell, /tg/ has chased more than a few people away to IRC and still claims they made those settings and such.Also, complaining about Reddit on 4chan is stupid. Be a real man and complain about Reddit on Reddit. You don't see Redditors complaining about 4chan on Reddit, do you?Although that's mostly because Redditors will have 4chan open in another tab. I usually do, except when /tg/ is being slow and filled with Quest Threads and 40k.
>>20598924>2 points>1 commentWE DID IT /tg/.
>>20598970Why wouldn't you post this to r/rpg?Posting on r/gaming is like posting on /v/. No one gives a shit unless it's memes or GabeN.
Flat out, this was all funded today because of this thread. The last couple of days before this post we had three people sign up. Today we got funded. In due time, I'll show this thread to them and show them the power of creativity, hard word, and some good humor. Until then, I'll have to thank you personally. Especially the good words directed towards me.Tonight at our business dinner we are going to go over stretch goals. Yeah, i'm talking about some monster crab T-shirts and crab underwear.
>>20598979One of the guys didn't do it right and is also a fag.
>>20599023Uh.You'll have a bit of a problem showing this to them, since the thread gets deleted in a day or so.BUT FUCKING CRAB UNDERWEAR YESFUND IT!
>>20599023>In due time, I'll show this thread to them and show them the power of creativity, hard word, and some good humor.Like ten years. If 4chan is even around then. You seem like a rad parent, I hope you are not one of these crazy tiger mom-types whipping your children into becoming business executives though.
>>20599023Just a heads up, if you plan on corresponding with us. In the name field put something like "Dad - from Games Save the World #somethingyoucanremember" rather than just "Dad - from Games Save the World" so we can be sure it's you consistently.
>>20599023>crab underwear and t-shirtshear you've got my money
>>20599023>that feel when you have the power to make children's dreams a realityWe Nobilis now.
>>20598896/b/ is creepier than Reddit has or ever will be. What the fuck is wrong with you?This is the asshole of the internet and you're complaining about a forum of college hipsters and engineering students. You realize you're the same fucking demographic, right? And that /tg/ is an island of not-shit in an ocean of piss?Outside these thin walls, the seas are salty and stink of ammonia. Any 4channer who refuses to go to Reddit is an idiot, and vice versa.Although I will say that Reddit is more mainstream and for a lack of quality control, it does for the most part have less NIGGERFAGGOT than 4chan.
>>20599023If I thought up a crab, would you make it a card? I want a space crab.
>>20599023Just... make sure it's a severely edited version of this thread that you show them. And for heaven's sake never tell them where it's from.
>>20599039Fa/tg/uy to the rescue!http://archive.foolz.us/tg/thread/20584312/To Mr. Wine: This is a link to the archives, which automatically preserve everything that's posted here. If you want to see this thread ever again, you'll have to use that link or some other archival system. This is the easiest to use, however.
>>20599061>/b/ is creepier than Reddit has or ever will be.Totally isn't actually. At least CP gets deleted, the cops called and the user banned on /b/.
>>20599064>flip off back to flipping Reddit
>>20599061Yeah uhCheck out r/spacedicks.I dare you, bitch.I double dare you.I triple double dog dare you, motherfucker.
>>20599061You have to admit, conversation on 4chan is a lot less constructed than that on Reddit.Also, less retarded users (on average)
>>20599064or do, you can make them twisted like us, feed the corruption fetish
>>20599023Congrats!Best of luck to you and the boys. I can't really afford to contribute at the moment, but I'll definitely buy a deck when they come out and the OH CHRIST EVERYONE'S BIRTHDAY IS IN OCTOBER rush calms down. You're doing good work here, and you should feel good.
For posterity's sake this needs both archived and a page on 1d4chan! yet another example of /tg/ gets shit done! We did a good deed, let it be known to all
>>20599085Only because of comment trees. But the stream we have going on is way more natural than a comment tree.
>>20599039There's always the archive.
>>20599072Just checked it out, nothing spectacular.From what I see it's /b/ 2.0.Maybe not current /b/ but more like /b/ 2006-08
I'd support the game, but I keep hearing the>AND HERE'S A GIANT ENEMY CRAB, YOU ATTACK ITS WEAK POINT FOR MASSIVE DAMAGEwhy crabs? a game about battling insects in general would be much better because insects are so easy to specialise into a plethora of different things...
>>20599068And it's always been that way on Reddit.If you haven't already forgotten, the whole "Reddit is full of pedophiles" thing was mostly 4chan's doing, and based on one subreddit. It would be like if everyone could make their own 4chan board instead of only Moot being able to. You know damned well there would be a CP board in days if that was opened up.And /b/ is and always has been and will be shit. The only thing it's good for is keeping the worst of the internet from flooding the other boards.
>>20599104Current /b/ is pretty tame, though.>>20599106CRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAABS!
>>20599106Because when you are eight Monster Crabs are cool as shit and you don't care about Japanese E3 memes.Monster Crabs never stop being cool.
>>20599110>If you haven't already forgotten, the whole "Reddit is full of pedophiles" thing was mostly 4chan's doingRather, SA. And it was way more than one subreddit. Keep up the self-denialism though, Redditfag.
>>20599106SHUT YOUR FILTHY CRAB-HATING MOUTHGO CRUSTACEANS, AND FIRMLY GRASP VICTORY WITH YOUR CLAWS
GuysGuys, can we stop talking about reddit and start talking about how awesome this game is?The dad's gonna show it to his kids, and I really don't want to make him have to explain what you all are talking about in here.
>>20599085I hated Reddit's comment threads at first, but now it's so much easier to read than 4chan's. But I don't think users of either site are all that intelligent, though most think they are.But then again, I'm a cynical bastard who hates everyone.Also, to the person saying that Reddit is creepier than 4chan, I'd like to point out that I'm looking at an anime catgirl's ass seven moe anime characters (including a plastic boobs) and both authentic "Shimapan" and "virgin spray for love doll?"
>>20599135At least you're not looking at pictures of dead children, which was a subreddit at one point.
>>20599117And if the average 4chan user had the ability to make their own boards, it would be the same way, so what's your point?Shit, 4chan's only advertiser for all of the time I've been here (better part of a decade at that, which depresses me) has been selling vibrators and lolicon body pillows.
Got a big ol' screenshot of the thread for whoever'd want it uploading. http://www.yogile.com/qnc0rt2k#You have to download it but it's fuckin' huge so 4chan won't host it.
>>20599151I'm glad that it's our only sponsor. 4chan shouldn't have a lot of outside influences, it ruins the whole point.
>>20599141And if 4chan users could create their own boards, it would be a 4chan board.I've seen everything Reddit posts on 4chan. Except that there's nowhere here to camwhore your pets or things you ma--Wait, that's right, /diy/ exists. I forgot about that. BRB, I need to go learn how to make a bow.
>>20599154Why don't we just archive it?
Come on /tg/, I know you can put this reddit thing aside. Let's talk about awesome Crab ideas.
>>20599151If moot had wanted to whore out 4chins to advertisements, he'd have been able to. Problem is, getting non-intrusive advertisements is a hassle when you're fucking 4chan.But anyways, good job everyone. It's funded.Awesome!
>>20599174/diy/ is amazing.
>>20589205Congrats to you and your kids for getting funded, man.
>>20599154Or we could archive it on suptg. It's already archived on foolz, but it never hurts to double-back.
>>20599171Not really. I have the feeling that J-List is the only sponsor just because other people aren't really interested in advertising here. I remember at one point a few years back, Moot was looking for new advertisers for the banner ads.Every site needs advertisers, it isn't really "outside influence", it's not like Redditads determine how the site is run. Most of them are from smaller subreddits looking to get more members. Or something, I usually run adblock. In fact, for all I know until my other computer broke, 4chan might have had someone different than J-list...Basically, when I see people complaining about Reddit on 4chan (or vice versa), chances are they don't actually understand how the other site works and bitch about it from a place of ignorance. I've been on both.And OH MY FUCKING GOD, NOW I REMEMBER WHY I HADN'T BEEN TO 4CHAN IN A WHILE.FUCKING CAPTCHA, GO THROUGH YOU PIECE OF GARBAGE.
>>20599202Goddamnit, why did you stop updating, 4chanX?
>>205992194chan X is a godsend, bro.
>>20599177I'm interested to hear about the mechanics more than anything. I mean, the minimum recommended age is 3 so I'm not expected Machiavellian plotting going on, but it would be nice to know how the game works beyond the basic description on the page. How "offense and defense" work mechanically, for example, because right now it sounds like there's a definite set power level for each of the crabs. I'm wondering if attack and defense affects the cards battle total, like maybe some crabs get more for defending than for attacking.IF they decided to pursue this further and make some expansions, it could become a really fun game.
>>20599190I tried to get in on the ground floor of /diy/ when it first showed up, but I was already too late and my questions were pushed to the back of the line. I just want to make something...
>>20599177>Crab Trucker (in remembrance of /tg/)>Crabby Crab>Shellfish Crab>>20599219When I complain about Reddit it's because I've seen it, I know what it's like. I do hate the bandwagoners though, at least understand why something is disliked.
>>20599233It's just amazing. You get amazing threads that tell you how to build amazing things and then you get shit like 'how do I melt down gold and into what to hide it in my house/should I build a secret room for my gold' or 'I want to live in my van for a year because my gf kicked me out, how do' or my personal favourite, 'how do I make homemade weapons to stop this street gang kicking my ass every day'.I fucking love /diy/.
There are advertisements on 4chan !?!?!?!dang, sometimes I just forget that advertisements even exist on the web at all. I just use the adblock addon for firefox. Even stops those annoying ads on youtube videos
>>20599252I need to go there more.
>>20599231It's pretty simple, actually. You basically mention either attack, defense without knowing which crab you get, and the one with the highest number wins. In the event of a tie, the elemental combat decides who wins. It's literally as simple a game as you can make. You're not getting a good game here, this is basically a donation.
>>20599267Basically, I don't know, most of the time it's just okay (lots of content) to quite good but there's this particular point where the concept or request is on the edge of insanity but still actually do-able that things become fantastic.
>>20599023Sup. You're doing a pretty cool thing, and the Sun probably won't tell your kids to stop making their game. In the future, you should be able to find this thread at http://archive.foolz.us/tg/thread/20584312/, even if it's been deleted.
>>20599259Get out of here you filthy communist
>121 Backers >$3,619 pledged of $3,500 goalCongrats!
>>20599276I can live with that.But then what is the point of calling out attack or defense? There's gotta be some mechanical effect for it.
>>20598733>about how much money they can give these kids.Jesus, we wouldn't want something like them throwing money at this would we?
>>20599357You haven't seen the kind of circlejerking that goes on there have you? They were all ecstatic about how the president and a homeless person can both do a Q&A and get equal respect like that's some fucking miracle.
>>20599235Crabs, as ordered.
>>20599385Obama did a reddit Q&A?
>>20599357They would ruin this, run it into the ground before it even took off.
>>20599228>>205992224chan X?I never had any of the 4chan extensions. One I kept hearing about was Greasemonkey because loltripfagshurr.Will 4chan X stop me from having to deal with this Captcha shit?I thought it was supposed to be a temporary thing. What is this, some knock off imageboard that I'm too lazy to think of a generic name for?>>20599252I wanted to make a hidden blade from Assassin's Creed.Also, that sounds awesome. *I* want to live in a van for a year. Well, I want to couchsurf, but that website sucks. /trv/ called me a hipster.>>20599259I need to get adblock again. At the moment I'm on an Asus EeePC 900 running Lubuntu. There are books larger than this computer. My real one's screen broke.
>>20599392You don't want to live in a van for a year. It's shitty and OP was justly insulted for his terrible ideas.
>>20599385I frequent both sites. Redditors can be....self consumed at points, but quite a few people over there are decent. You really need to go to the specific subreddits to find decent conversation.Try going to a specific subreddit and posting this, maybe even on /r/magictcg. You'd get plenty of people willing to help and not be too cocky about it.Besides, our want to be the only people helping this is different from reddit being cocky about helping how?
>>205993854chan circlejerks all the fucking time.Shit, there was a screenshot on Reddit the other day from 4chan of what would happen if the president did an AMA there: "We'd call him a nigger" like *That's* some sort of miracle.Jesus, don't complain about the mote in your neighbor's eye, worry about the one in your own.>>20599390He answered 4 questions and broke Reddit. His favorite team is The Bulls
>>20599392Nothing will stop you from dealing with captcha. Moot has said on numerous occasions that captcha is a permanent addition, because it eliminates almost all spam.
>>20599392Captcha became permanent after turning it off for five minutes caused the frequency of spammers to spike by four and five digit percentages. Moot don't like it, but if it's stupid and it works, it's not stupid.4chanX won't turn that off, but it will allow you to hide threads, posts by users, track threads, it auto updates, and about 50 other features that I don't use.
ok butthe HOMESTUCK game
I'm not sure why, but I just burst into tears. This is the most adorable thing I have ever seen. Donated. Live the dream, kid.
>>20599425Ugh.We could at least get better Captcha. And maybe take away the spam filter so that I don't have to wait two minutes to post something else in an entirely different thread.
WE NEED TO GET THIS ARCHIVED SO DAD CAN SHOW THE THREAD TO HIS KIDS IN THE FUTURE !DON'T LET IT BE LOST FOREVER !
>>20599471Agreed, but this belongs on /q/. Only reason I'm still going with this sub-derail is to keep the thread bumped.
>>20599471http://areyouahuman.com/sure someone brought this up to Moot before, much less annoying then Captcha
>>20599392>Captcha shit>It eliminates all spam AND it allows you to do good for the world, translating books into digital form one word at a time.What's wrong with you? Do you also hate cake and eat babies or what?
>>20599259Turn them back on for 4chan, Mootles needs money to fund this sinking ship.
>>20599497That was WAY more annoying.
>>20599477Already archived, here is just hoping that the dad sees the links on here before it purges. What we need is a 1d4chan article on this
>>20599477>he doesn't know about the auto-archiver or two that we have>>20599490We're almost at bump limit anyway.I'd still like to see Trucker Crab in the game
>>20584312Guys, we're giving an 8 year old $3700When we were eight a fucking quarter was a big deal because it meant we'd get a handfull of runts from those crank-vending machines.Jesus fuck this kid is going to get so much ice cream.
>>20599497>Dragging sparkly rotating shoes everywhereNo thanks, I'll keep typing in "Lascivious" whenever I can't read Captcha
Someone should comment the link on his page, to make sure he gets it.I would but I'm too autistic
>>20599503>translating books into digital form one word at a time.>all those niggasoh boy howdy I hope they check.
>>20599528Presumably his dad is teaching him some fiscal responsibility along the way (they've already opened up a bank account AND learned the difference between debit and credit!).
>>20599528Kickstarter takes 5% in fees, and Amazon takes three-to-five percent in fees. So, there's your lesson #1: the cost of doing business.Make the kids pay for promotional material like shirts and whatever. They will quickly learn that a quarter is nothing. Lesson #2.Making 500 decks of cards isn't cheap. Sure, they can make a profit, but they need to invest that money. Lesson #3: you need to have money to make money.Once you have your merchandise and have satisfied your investors, you need to make a profit and move your product. Lesson #4: THE RIDE NEVER ENDS.
>>20599557Personally, I use asd.Because asd is easier.
So Tobin and Griffin are gonna read this, huh? What would you say to them?Well, obviously good luck, but what I'd say most is not to stop here. Keep on going! If you put your profits back in you could make something great.
>>20599891My assumption if that they are going to read this in 5-10 years.
>>20599908Ah. Well, in that case I'd tell them to give tabletop games a try, and if /tg/ still exists to come check us out.
>>20599497Yeah no, typing "nigger" is way faster than that bullshit
>>20600065But typing nigger as the second word does not work anymore. You have to type out BOTH words as close as they appear. And even then one letter the computer deems " incorrect " will make you type in another capcha.Playing a 5 second game is way faster unless you're a typing speed demon.
>>20600107I'm doing it and it works.
>>20600107No you have to type two words, but one word can still be inaccurate. I type 'bleh'.
>>20600107>Playing a 5 second game is way faster unless you're a typing speed demon.Incidentally, how fast do you have to be to be this? I type at 100wpm, but I have no idea if that's professional standard or not. Touch typing.
>>20600065I typically spend a little time refreshing captcha several times before I finally get a result that is not cut in half. Then how often it yells at me because I could't tell if that was an 'r', an 'm', two 'n's, and so on.That game may be a bit difficult, but at least it is not infuriating, especially on someone with poor eye sight. My only major gripe about that game thing, is I would take forever to realize it was a spam prevention system tied to the comment box, instead believing it is some kind of ad!wow, and I got the capthca wrong trying to post this message... dang thing tricked me into thinking they wanted 'admit' when it was really 'odmit'
>>20600193According to ye olde Wikipedia, average for pro typists (as in, people who make money doing that shit) are 50-80wpm. So you're good.
>>20600251Last time I checked, I was at 70 WPM or so. Sounds about right.
>>20600251I'm glad wasting my time online has given me a professional level of ability in a low-wage field.
>>20600262Leverage that shit, write a novel. Paranormal romance is crazy popular right now, you could churn out a series no problem. Just remember to make the female characters extremely plain and average-looking and the men hot and abusive and you'll make bank.
>>20600312People seem to recommend writing erotic short stories and selling them as downloads more.
>>20600312Or, if you want to cater to men, make the women submissive, and the men mary-sue
>>20600333By men here, I mean faggots.But males, regardless.
>>20600312And if he doesn't like the idea of becoming the monster, he can write a layer of meaning hidden behind the pathetic plot and characters, a satire of modern paranorms and romance.Or he could realize getting a book published is kinda like roulette.
>>20600351Self-publishing and viral marketing. It'd make him more money than faffing around 4chan all day.>>20600333Do men buy and read romance? Apart from the funny time-traveling viking stuff?
>>20600384Here's a better idea:Write smut. Write whatever the fuck kind of smut you want. Fetishistic, vanilla, weird creepy shit? Doesn't matter.Now take the non-smut parts of your smut -- things like "plot" and "characters" and "setting" -- and make them interesting in their own right. In fact, make them just as, if not more engaging than the smut itself.Write smut that someone will fap to, finish, and then _keep reading_ because they want to see where the story goes next.AND IT WILL BE AWESOME. GO FORTH AND DO THIS IN THE NAME OF /TG/.Seriously though, why does nobody ever write stuff like this? I can only think of like, two examples off the top of my head.
>>20601132>>20600384>>20600351>>20600333>>20600345>>20600331>>20600312>>20600262I had to go back to the top just to make sure I was still in the Monster Crabs thread.
>>20601224yeah the derailment in this thread is thick
>>20601132You kind of have to search around, but it exists on erotica sites. As with all things in life you've just gotta wade through the ocean of crap first.
>>20601251To be fair, it happens a lot. And it usually turns out pretty interesting.
>>20600107No, it still works. It used to be you could just do the control word and a space. Now you have to type the control word and the unknown. Which still lets you type slurs. The entire point is that the second word is unknown by the computer.
We go from being good deed shit getting done /tg/ to talking about erotic novels and making money off smut on a thread that a dad was considering to show his kids
>>20601823Well, let no one say that they won't be getting the pure, unfiltered /tg/. That said, assuming they're still going to read through this shit when they're older, it's a really rare thing to actually go out and try to accomplish your goals and dreams rather than sit and do nothing like 99% of the world. Any attempt, even from someone so young, has to be commended. I sincerely hope that this is only the beginning for you guys.
>>20601823At least they're getting an accurate picture of their audience.Though if the dad's as smart as he seems to be, he'll stop scrolling down at about >>20599385
>>20601823I am only mildly ashamed of my involvement in the matter.
Tobin and Griffin.Now you're 12, or 16 or whatever age your dad decided that you're old enough to meet the internet in its wonderful and horrible whole (although he'd probably prune the worst or tangential parts), you can get a simple life advice that your dad has probably said to you many times.Pursue your passion.Don't just wait for something to fall into your lap, go and actively pursue it. Nothing begets nothing.Make sure that whatever you're chasing is your passion and not your dad's, your mom's, your brother's or your friend's or anyone else's. And finally, don't just chase an interest, or what you think you like, find out what you're passionate about. Do lots of different things so you can find out what you're truly passionate about, so you can pursue that dream.And don't forget to be nice to people.
>>20599405r/magictcg is terrible at Magic, though.Like, even worse than /tg/ before anyone knew the rules. If you do not remember Magic discussion on this board pre-AAJ, I envy you.
>>20600384...Time-traveling Viking romance novels?I'd buy it
I guess Dad can just filter out all the crap if he wants to show it to his kids. I'm all for free speech and OPINIONS and whatever, but being exposed to 4chan vitriol is probably bad for young kids.
>>20605423>11th century VikingYa blew it
>>20605423seems sandra hill loves writing her some time-travelling viking romance novels
>>20605421Aaah, zoomjap, you're just as good as I remember you.
>>20605438Unless that means 1100-onwards instead of 1000-onwards, I don't see the big problem. Granted, I didn't check that link, so maybe there are other factors that I'm not seeing
>>20605647>Vikings after 10th century
>>20605665You mean Kievan Rus?
>>20605665Well, that depends on whether you define the tenth century as 900-1000 or 1000-1100. 'Cause the age of vikings is commonly considered to have ended in 1066 after the failed invasion of England.
>>20605703That's a common misconception then.Because fuck, Christians aren't allowed to be vikings, and a large part of Scandinavia turned Christian with Harald Bluetooth and Gorm the Elder.
Holy Crap tgRemember when you/me/we still had fertile imaginations and ideas about how we would make games that would make people happy?These kids are actually living it. And they are obviously switched on, its a pretty darn good game by the looks.If we give them 3700 now, they can produce this game.But what about 5000? 10000? 100000?@ Kids Dad: Help the kids look in to stretch goals. Lots of successful kickstarters recently use stretch goals. For instance you could add a new card to the deck for every 500 dollars raised over the goal. Or other perks/prizes.
>>20599023Thanks for clarifying the international shipping thing.You're already funded, and it won't do nearly as much as this thread, but as a video game developer, I'm linking your kickstarter on our game's forums to try to get a little extra attention to it, I hope it helps.You're awesome.
>>20599023Here's the other archive's copy of this thread, for redundancy's sake - suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive/20584312/Good luck.