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  1. Andy Heather

    Andy Heather

    2 өдрийн өмнө

    Nathan Fillion voiced Cayde-6 in Destiny, who eventually became the 'light relief' character when Destiny decided to try introducing personality into the game. Incidentally, Nolan North took over voicing Cayde-6 AND the Peter Dinklage floating robot (Ghost aka Dinklebot) after the big names dropped off the project.

  2. mrmonkeyman79

    mrmonkeyman79

    Сарын өмнө

    Natalia in Goldeneye. I lost the 2nd bunker mission so many times because she'd run up and stand in front of my gun mid gun fight, then the game would be like FFS why did you let her get shot?

  3. Benjamin Jaekel

    Benjamin Jaekel

    Сарын өмнө

    I feel like Toad could have been fixed just by changing his dialogue a little. Instead of playing up the fact that Marios goal was to save someone else, they should just make it his implicit goal to save _everyone._ I mean, that's the whole reason the toads aren't just a sign on the wall: to make you feel like you still accomplished something even if you didn't complete the game. You still saved someone from captivity, and that's good and heroic in theory, so I don't know why they would not have the dialogue reflect that instead of making it feel like you failed a shell game. So just have the toads say "Thank you for saving me! Keep going."

  4. Maggie M

    Maggie M

    Сарын өмнө

    It's awesome that Jack brings up "Dandilion" from the audiobooks. XD Both a great annoying/funny sidekick and a good example of weird pronunciation characters.

  5. The Elike

    The Elike

    2 сарын өмнө

    Speaking of people not knowing words do yourself a favor and look up "Benedict Cumberbatch saying penguin"

  6. The Elike

    The Elike

    2 сарын өмнө

    I agree with no dialogue for tutorials but some games get really intricate in the mid and late game. I always appreciate having flash cards available from the options as I prefer them to an npc talking at me.

  7. JMR

    JMR

    2 сарын өмнө

    Best NPC ever: turret robot from Doom 3. Says nothing, shows you where to go, murders everything that means you harm, you're sad to see it go when you lose it

  8. HitchensImmortal

    HitchensImmortal

    2 сарын өмнө

    Noober from the first Baldur's Gate game. "Heya!"

  9. K Y

    K Y

    2 сарын өмнө

    "You do not need dialogue to tutorialize." Someone hasn't played Dwarf Fortress before... you need a lecture complete with slides and diagrams to learn how to make stairs for that game. I'm not even exaggerating, there's tutorials made by players for that game with entire videos dedicated to explaining how stairs and floors work.

  10. Connor Swenke

    Connor Swenke

    2 сарын өмнө

    "You can tutorialize without dialog" Spelunky 2 does this *perfectly*

  11. th7721

    th7721

    3 сарын өмнө

    Does anyone else spend these entire movies thinking "gee i wish that bald idiot would stop interrupting yahtzee"

  12. Lowlife 13

    Lowlife 13

    3 сарын өмнө

    Fallout 3 Moira brown, she is supposed to be a shopkeeper scientist trying to understand the wastelands however her voice actress totally ruins that by making her sound like an airhead

  13. Primsby

    Primsby

    3 сарын өмнө

    Yahtzee's kibrono game is straight up S tier!

  14. Richard Mancha

    Richard Mancha

    3 сарын өмнө

    The most annoying NPC is Kingdom Hearts Donald Duck's AI, easily.

    • Rei Zak

      Rei Zak

      2 сарын өмнө

      Was going to say this, but you beat me to it. Donald is the bane of my existence. -_-

  15. mitchhamilton64

    mitchhamilton64

    3 сарын өмнө

    jack did this before but now im starting to believe that the switch is the equivalent of an ipad and you know, i dont think i can ever take any of his opinion pieces seriously when it comes to video games. on top of not liking to read, getting easily disoriented with video games its like, why should we take his opinion seriously? sure, different perspectives and everything but its like listening to the reviewer of food who is vegan and can only eat if the food they order comes with a side of croutons. like, why enter the business at all when the games have a tough time accommodating to your specific needs. and the idea that he thinks hte switch is an ipad is just aggravating. ah yes, the ipad. the one that has detachable controllers and can be viewed on your tv with a simple setup and has triple A developers working on games for it wiht a strong 3rd party support. yeah, total ipad.

  16. HeroDjango

    HeroDjango

    3 сарын өмнө

    I didn't find Navi annoying at all. Not joking.

  17. MontyBeaumont

    MontyBeaumont

    3 сарын өмнө

    Pretty sure the spelling changed in the Witcher books at one point from "Dandilion" to "Dandelion" in the English translations and there were two different translators, so that could be why

  18. Sarah Weisters

    Sarah Weisters

    3 сарын өмнө

    That is the most amazing cat I've ever seen

  19. genebuddy

    genebuddy

    3 сарын өмнө

    jack's cat is so beautiful and huge

  20. Colin Hilton

    Colin Hilton

    3 сарын өмнө

    Cayde was Nathan Fillion's character in Destiny. Later voiced by Nolan North (already voicing Ghost) when presumably he got too expensive and so *spoiler alert* he dies.

  21. Shining Darkness

    Shining Darkness

    3 сарын өмнө

    Don't forget that Sieglinde, is also useless as you have to rescue her from being somehow trapped in/turned into a crystal golem.

  22. Ender

    Ender

    3 сарын өмнө

    I'd just like to give a shoutout to Dot the tesseract from Fez. Annoying little thing that completely interrupts your gameplay for heavy-handed instructions, many of which are already obvious, or are for mechanics that I'd already used elsewhere in the game.

  23. Max Power

    Max Power

    3 сарын өмнө

    Baby Mario is barely a NPC. More of an annoying mechanic really

  24. Patrick Damiani

    Patrick Damiani

    3 сарын өмнө

    I’m only 22min in, but before I forget, I’m replaying Halo CE after many years, and the “tutorial” in there is pretty in-world. Also Cortana is a good not-annoying talking-head character. I also want to point out that CrapTrap (or whatever hell his name is) from Borderlands is so annoying!!!! In fact, all the “comedy” in that game falls flat, with the exception of MouthPiece in BL3; that dude is hilarious to me!

  25. MrSamulai

    MrSamulai

    3 сарын өмнө

    Minecraft villager

  26. Finn Swan

    Finn Swan

    3 сарын өмнө

    Just what I needed: puppy fever to go with my kitten fever. Tingle has his own game, just so you know.

  27. Some Random Dude

    Some Random Dude

    3 сарын өмнө

    I feel what makes union bro likable is that he always appears earnest. Yes, he's a bit of a bumbling idiot, but he tries, bless him. Unlike all the other NPCs who sit around a campfire lamenting the fact the world is ending, he's doing something. Granted, he's failing, but points for effort.

  28. Cebulon1717

    Cebulon1717

    3 сарын өмнө

    Mud, Gothic 1. End of discussion! ;D

  29. aBucketOfPuppies

    aBucketOfPuppies

    3 сарын өмнө

    I can't believe Jack didn't remember the Portal 2 tutorial. For one thing, tutorial never ends since it is always introducing new mechanics. But more importantly, "Press Spacebar to Say Apple" is iconic.

  30. SirJMO

    SirJMO

    3 сарын өмнө

    Any character that you have to escort that walks faster than your walking speed but slower than your running speed.

  31. Up in Smoke Productions

    Up in Smoke Productions

    3 сарын өмнө

    MegaMan X has the perfect tutorial

  32. matt g

    matt g

    3 сарын өмнө

    Jack I may be late for your dnd bit. I've also had trouble with characters but I think my best npc is a guardsmen who tries to inform a group trying to upset the political climate of the city he lives in; struggling between his duty to those he has been trusted and his desire for what he believes is better for the people around him.

  33. Alex Finch

    Alex Finch

    3 сарын өмнө

    We need the opposite next time

  34. Casanuda

    Casanuda

    3 сарын өмнө

    Cedric the Owl is so much worse than everyone you dolts mentioned. Just retire.

  35. geldonyetich

    geldonyetich

    3 сарын өмнө

    They say it's a good thing Toad in Super Mario Brothers wasn't voiced. But then, this being in the 80s, they could have had Bobcat Goldthwait do it.

  36. KittyCannibalism

    KittyCannibalism

    3 сарын өмнө

    I feel like a character who repeats information that you already know is pretty annoying. For example the owl from ocarina of time. He not only adds nothing but can repeat dialouge if you miss the "please don't repeat your entire dialouge" button.

  37. gringhidu gehtdichnichtsangoogle

    gringhidu gehtdichnichtsangoogle

    3 сарын өмнө

    The most annoying NPC is definetly the owl from Zelda Ocarina of Time! Please let me explain THE WHOLE BACKSTORY AGAIN, as slow and painfully detailed as possible...oh, and if you smashing the A-Button to skip the dialoge, I will just all over again because It's set on "repeat" by default. uuurgh

  38. sirbobulous

    sirbobulous

    3 сарын өмнө

    How to tutorialise Hearts of Iron without using words...

  39. thejackal007

    thejackal007

    3 сарын өмнө

    I can't decide what the better moment is for catching Jack off guard... the first time Yahtzee ended with the "Fuck You!" or at 38:25.

  40. bloody_albatross

    bloody_albatross

    3 сарын өмнө

    On that topic: I don't understand why everyone hates on Navi that much. Sure, she's a bit annoying, but there are even more annoying NPCs in Ocarina of Time: the owl! And there are much more annoying sidekicks in Zelda: Fi. (Haven't finished the video yet, so don't know if they talk about that.)

    • Cool Grandma

      Cool Grandma

      3 сарын өмнө

      Do you want to hear that again? -The damn owl

  41. ViralOutbreak89

    ViralOutbreak89

    3 сарын өмнө

    I think the thing with Onion Bro is that in his genuine desire to be helpful, his - what would otherwise be annoying - "hmm... mmm" lines, his overthinking simple conundrums, his tone of voice (akin to the classic British officer in my mind), and more, all just lead to him coming off as endearing and a true mate - an endearing old codger at that.

  42. lartrak

    lartrak

    3 сарын өмнө

    I think the large majority of game mechanics could be taught without dialogue, but large system games at least need explanation and context for some of it. Think of 4x games and other games of that complexity. Imagine like trying to teach how things like the Advisor character that can partially make decisions for you to speed up a 4x game, how that works and what it covers without text.

  43. accquizzer

    accquizzer

    3 сарын өмнө

    Yahtzee: "Oh, look, a big, hair pussy" Everybody listening to the podcast: :visible confusion: But seriously, you said Nintendo in general has problem with annoying NPC. I say more specifically that Legend of Zelda games have the biggest problem with NPCs. Navi, Tatl, King of Red Lions, Midna and Fi I have all hated. The only one I would tolerate was Zelda in Spirit Tracks but that was because I thought it was so cool that Zelda actually came along this time.

  44. Cory Long

    Cory Long

    3 сарын өмнө

    13:28 Jack and Yahtzee trying to get us to listen to the slightly post-war podcast

  45. Simon Singh

    Simon Singh

    3 сарын өмнө

    Also Yahtzee’s non-dialogue tutorial idea reminds me of the Mega Man Sequalitis.

  46. Simon Singh

    Simon Singh

    3 сарын өмнө

    I posit the Maiden In Black from Demon’s Souls, yammering on with the same dialogue every blooming time while I’m trying to figure out which stat to level up next. At least the others shut up and let you get on with it.

  47. ZephyrEagle

    ZephyrEagle

    3 сарын өмнө

    You hear that Cayde, you got called Captain Quip. Cayde? Oh, right

  48. DéJi Vu

    DéJi Vu

    3 сарын өмнө

    Civil War Suggestion: Should Audio Logs Be Thrown into a Bottomless Pit?

  49. HMJ66

    HMJ66

    3 сарын өмнө

    Nazeem from Skyrim is a glaring omission

  50. ManDevil

    ManDevil

    3 сарын өмнө

    There is a quite difficult thing to do in the original Deus Ex which is to save your NPC brother's life. If I remember correctly, you have to stop him from being able to rush into combat when the squad starts breaking into his apartment, and also have to get the cure for his illness in time, or something complicated like that. Anyway... it does seem that the game is set up so that he dies either way on a first playthrough or even maybe a second or third. But, I was on my 4th or 5th run and was doing a humanitarian philosophy where I wanted the least possible number of deaths, and I decided to try to save him. AND IT IS POSSIBLE!!! In fact, the game had a whole cutscene in it where you meet him, still alive, one last time before heading into the final mission. Probably one that, pre-internet-walkthroughs, not many people had ever seen. Just one more reason why I think that Deus Ex is one of the greatest games ever made.

  51. Levi Stephens

    Levi Stephens

    3 сарын өмнө

    I'm surprised Lydia wasn't part of this! Or at least Skyrim followers as a whole. The children were annoying but they were never "I am sworn to carry your burdens..." annoying.

    • SirJMO

      SirJMO

      3 сарын өмнө

      I still think that repeating audio is less annoying than escorts where the speed is wrong, not quite walking speed but slightly faster or slower. At least Lydia just catches up to you if you sprint/teleport away.

  52. esteban280889

    esteban280889

    3 сарын өмнө

    "Another settlement needs your help" Also fuck those crackheads/beggers in AC

  53. SnuSnuDungeon

    SnuSnuDungeon

    3 сарын өмнө

    Toffee😍 Big Fluffy Kitty😍

  54. Christian Butcher

    Christian Butcher

    3 сарын өмнө

    Ava bl3 could be the worst npc

  55. MingTuck Chung

    MingTuck Chung

    3 сарын өмнө

    The only thing annoying about Ashley is she keep calling you pervert. I've been around to play way more games with npc lag a longs before Ashley and she was surprisingly not a problem to me at all, she even ducks when you aim! Hack, when I had the armor for her I use her as a wall and weapon for my AOE by shooting her with the rpg. Pretty sure the ones complaining Ashley sucks, suck at gaming instead when compared to other older games where the NPC are actively trying to get you killed or sabotage your game, Ashley can be hidden or told to stay there for you to use as bait.

  56. New Meta Knight

    New Meta Knight

    3 сарын өмнө

    That is one hell of a cute cat, can we get more of that please?

  57. wobbly sauce

    wobbly sauce

    3 сарын өмнө

    The worst part of the kids in Skyrim is that you cant kill them, so you have to trap them.

  58. DEATHrocket777

    DEATHrocket777

    3 сарын өмнө

    Bowser vs Soul Calibur's Voldo.

  59. DEATHrocket777

    DEATHrocket777

    3 сарын өмнө

    Nathan Fillion played Cayde-6 in Destiny.

  60. DEATHrocket777

    DEATHrocket777

    3 сарын өмнө

    Don't feel like a human being you say? "ThEy'Re MaStErWoRkS aLl, YoU cAn'T gO wRoNg!" - Merchant from Dragon's Dogma

    • DEATHrocket777

      DEATHrocket777

      3 сарын өмнө

      @Finn Swan Even in numbers, a weakling is a weakling still!

    • Finn Swan

      Finn Swan

      3 сарын өмнө

      Wolves hunt in packs!

  61. Nicholas Leon

    Nicholas Leon

    3 сарын өмнө

    I have to white knight Halo here for a sec. It's not true that Guilty Spark is the designated funny character who's sole purpose is quips and what not, because Sgt. Johnson and Cortana both do that. Cpt. Keyes also has some good smarmy one liners and stuff in CE. Also it shouldn't really count but all the marines do that in gameplay. In Halo: ODST pretty much all the characters do this. The only one I could think of that was guilty of this in a mainline Halo game was Halo Reach, which I don't think has a designated funny man. Maybe Emile? But he's more badass one liners than quips and jokes. I guess Yahtzee has more authority over me as a published author and renowned Funny Man but I think Halo is generally very well written. Never played Destiny tho, but I get the impression it's simply more of the same which I could see being grating if you compare it side by side with Halo and realize that they didn't even really change the formula at all.

  62. ProdigalAce A

    ProdigalAce A

    3 сарын өмнө

    What about characters that are intentionally annoying Claptrap from Borderlands

  63. John Ward

    John Ward

    3 сарын өмнө

    Nazeem from skyrim. That is all.

  64. Thomas Smithurst

    Thomas Smithurst

    3 сарын өмнө

    Yahtzee looks nicer than Zero Punctuation would have us believe

  65. Mitch Williamson

    Mitch Williamson

    3 сарын өмнө

    Dandelion's name in Polish, Jaskier means Buttercup, and has cultural connotations. In English translations his name was changed to Dandelion, the flower as they didn't think the name Buttercup would fly well outside Poland. Its meant to be the flower, not Dandilion.

  66. Adrian Cioc

    Adrian Cioc

    3 сарын өмнө

    As time passes, I keep remembering Gabe's (one of Yahtzee's friends) words, which were as follows: "I can't wait for you to have a child and watch it change you, making you a better person." Even though he doesn't yet have a child, that doggie sure is a nice little surrogate. I just wanted to take a moment to appreciate how wholesome and loving people can become, while still having all the fun aspects of a cynical fuck. Yahtzee truly is an inspiration.

    • Sora383

      Sora383

      3 сарын өмнө

      @Adrian Cioc no worries at all. Yahtzee does so much it’s hard to keep track at times.

    • Adrian Cioc

      Adrian Cioc

      3 сарын өмнө

      @Sora383 That completely slipped my mind. Thanks.

    • Sora383

      Sora383

      3 сарын өмнө

      I think Yahtzee’s child was born around March or something. I vaguely remember him having to delay a zp video due to the child being born. But I agree his ability to change and still remain the same funny guy we have enjoyed for years is awesome

  67. Blood, Sweat, and Beers

    Blood, Sweat, and Beers

    3 сарын өмнө

    By Azura by Azura by Azura!

  68. Shweaty Palms

    Shweaty Palms

    3 сарын өмнө

    Kim from Disco Elysium is the best!!!

    • Names are for the Weak

      Names are for the Weak

      3 сарын өмнө

      While I do agree that he was a great character, I feel like it was easier to make him likable because he didn’t do much, gameplay-wise. I mean, there’s not really that much to do, period, in the game besides walk around talking to people. So there’s very little to fuck up on that front.

  69. Mathieu Gallant

    Mathieu Gallant

    3 сарын өмнө

    I havent watched this yet, but the true debate is Issun vs. Fi.

  70. Bwnci

    Bwnci

    3 сарын өмнө

    Pretty sure they played a different version of Majora’s Mask than I did. I suppose they jailed Tingle for something by Wind Waker though.

  71. Daniel Williams

    Daniel Williams

    3 сарын өмнө

    Yahtzee, I think that sitting on a couch in a robe, with a small furry animal is about as relatable as it gets in these troubled times. I think the parts of your character that some of your viewers might not relate to are all off camera (wife and child, stable income).

  72. MartyVendetta27

    MartyVendetta27

    3 сарын өмнө

    The Adoring Fan in Oblivion. That is the correct answer.

  73. Mr No Buddies

    Mr No Buddies

    3 сарын өмнө

    Oh my god tha cat is SO BIG

  74. Mr No Buddies

    Mr No Buddies

    3 сарын өмнө

    "FIRE WORKS WELL! TRY FIRE MAGIC! LOOK AT THAT GIANT TOWER!" The mentally handicapped in Dragons Dogma are awful.....

    • Timone C.

      Timone C.

      3 сарын өмнө

      "MONSTERS, ARISEN!" "Bones! Walking bones!" "The fiends are quick" And the fact you *can* change how often they talk, but only choose between "talk every 5 seconds" or "talk every 20 seconds".

  75. Stratos Mactra

    Stratos Mactra

    3 сарын өмнө

    How did they go right from dark souls to tutorials and never talk about the lack of dialog in dark souls tutorials?!

  76. Cyan Suy

    Cyan Suy

    3 сарын өмнө

    “In a perfect world, tutorials would just be natural in the world” Isn’t this what the Half-Life series did? Valve were always great at doing those “invisible” tutorial. With the exception of the Gravity gloves in Alyx, I don’t remember any segments of Half-Life where the tutorial felt “game-y”

    • DéJi Vu

      DéJi Vu

      3 сарын өмнө

      @Cyan Suy Yeah, that's more or less what I just said ;D

    • Cyan Suy

      Cyan Suy

      3 сарын өмнө

      @DéJi Vu I mean, it all depends on how complex the mechanic the tutorial is trying to explain. The more complex and important, the longer or more explicit the tutorial will be. Sure, anyone familiar with video games would know what a health station is. So HL1 basically just uses a security officer to point it out. Yes, you'll need the player to do some thinking, but it's the most natural way of doing it without being told explicitly. Some players might miss it, but they can still get through the whole game fine without it. Back when HL2 came out, physics mechanics were still in its infancy, and using physics as a weapon was a novelty. A novelty, but also a core mechanic of the game. So, tutorializing it with a rather long segment so the player can prod the limits of the game's is a given. But now, physics mechanics are rather common, and having a whole segment tutorializing it would seem quaint in today's age, Although I liked this section with DOG, I can understand why some people may find it dragging on for too long There is no perfect way to explain something to the player. Make it too subtle and players will miss it. Make it too explicit and its the devs being lazy. Too short, and the players might not grasp it fully, too long and people will find it boring. Everyone is different, what is subtle/explicit or short/long is a subjective notion. You can't please everyone however "balanced" the tutorial might be.

    • DéJi Vu

      DéJi Vu

      3 сарын өмнө

      @Cyan Suy But as I say, it doesn't feel like it's naturally part of the story at all from a modern perspective. Games do this whole shtick all the time now, so when going through that section it just seems like an abrupt slowdown compared to all the free combat gameplay that came just before, which seems very token, doesn't *actually* progress the story in any way (you telling me you couldn't cut straight from meeting the dog to the raid and skip the pointless fetch game?) And yeah, things like your HL1 example do this better, but at a cost. You lose clarity in this kind of subtle hint. Not all people will make the same logical jumps as you. Some might be looking the wrong way or distracted when this happens. You risk things getting missed. But for a health station it's not really a big risk as anyone who has played a game before will recognise the red cross symbol and instinctively focus on it. The cost of not figuring this out is death too, so at the very worst the player will likely just end up loading to right before they were introduced to it, etc. Basically, everything has to be balanced. You can make it more hand-holdy if there are things that will not necessarily be communicated easily to the player or make it more of a hint if it doesn't matter that much or the player will probably intuitively figure out. I think the worst thing is to make them *long* though, as that tends to halt things and create a dry, boring part of the game.

    • Cyan Suy

      Cyan Suy

      3 сарын өмнө

      @DéJi Vu Although the segment with dog seems like a tutorial, it is weaved into the story in a way that makes it less unnatural. Sure, for people who have played the game multiple time, the façade may fall very quickly, but for more casual players, it would just seem like naturally part of the story Though one example of the invisible tutorial in half-life was the introduction of the health station. You see a dying guard trying to crawl towards it, but succumbs to his wounds before he could reach it. At that point, it will click in the player's head that the health station would heal the player and at no point does the game have a pop-up or a dialogue saying "this is a health station, use it to restore health".

    • DéJi Vu

      DéJi Vu

      3 сарын өмнө

      Well it depends what you mean by "game-y"... since we've become more used to "invisible" tutorials, many of the tropes of them have started to seem more game-y to me at least. The time when you're stuck with Alyx throwing a ball to a robot dog repeatedly to learn the mechanics of the gravity gun doesn't strike me as something that doesn't feel annoying and in the way, at least after the first playthrough. It's not part of the main gameplay, the gameplay tends to grind to a halt during major story sequences in Half-Life... so it very much feels like a tutorial to me. Maybe it didn't back when it was released because it was such a new and unfamiliar approach, but now lots of games do that and there's no longer anything novel about doing time wasting nonsense just to learn a mechanic. I think Rockstar can be a good example of how that idea has been taken and done to death now.

  77. King2084

    King2084

    3 сарын өмнө

    How about the arena fan from oblivion

  78. D2ME

    D2ME

    3 сарын өмнө

    I hope Toffee feels better soon!!! Ps. love the kitty too! My old boss was Tingle. Feel sorry for me. And no it wasn't funny or annoying it was scarring.

  79. DamascusRaven

    DamascusRaven

    3 сарын өмнө

    Haven't even watched, it's the Handler.

  80. Praelum

    Praelum

    3 сарын өмнө

    The first NPC that ever annoyed me was Dr. Alphys. The weaboo dinosaur from undertale. Hated that thing.

  81. Preston Byrd

    Preston Byrd

    3 сарын өмнө

    I adopted the little girl from Windhelm who sells flowers to not starve. She asked me for a gift one day and an orcish dagger was the only option, so I gave it to her. She now practices with it twice a day like a little badass.

    • Kenton Arrington

      Kenton Arrington

      26 өдрийн өмнө

      @SqualidsargeStudios Nah, there if you adopt them into one of your built homes there can even be story events where they're kidnapped and you find out by a note when you come back to your house. They're really quite fun since everytime you come home shit has changed because of your children. They can even bring in pets

    • SqualidsargeStudios

      SqualidsargeStudios

      3 сарын өмнө

      I never knew this, I always thought you adopt a kid and they just bum around your player house.

    • Preston Byrd

      Preston Byrd

      3 сарын өмнө

      @Subtle Gong oh definitely. She has a whole toy chest full of gifts by now, but her favorites are the dagger and the doll I gave her later.

    • Subtle Gong

      Subtle Gong

      3 сарын өмнө

      Did you make sure to buy her entire inventory first? If you don’t the game can glitch out and you’ll never be able to give her gifts.

  82. Stephen Foerster

    Stephen Foerster

    3 сарын өмнө

    For an exposition dump, is Morgana the exposition dump in Persona 5? PS: I like RE5 but I know it’s cause I played or couch co op. Never played it solo.

  83. Miles

    Miles

    3 сарын өмнө

    Dandelion is just pronounced like the flower in the books. Weirdly in every language translation he's a different flower. In the original polish he's Jaskier (buttercup) and in German he's Rittersporn (larkspur [Delphinium]).

  84. Logan K.

    Logan K.

    3 сарын өмнө

    "You do not need dialog to tutorialize..." The Witness seen grinning in the corner.

    • Kenton Arrington

      Kenton Arrington

      26 өдрийн өмнө

      Such a good game

  85. killerbee256

    killerbee256

    3 сарын өмнө

    Ahhhh Yahtzee got a new dog.

  86. Brad Wilcox

    Brad Wilcox

    3 сарын өмнө

    If Starfox Adventures were more played by people, I am certain Tricky would have been high on their list too as far as annoying npcs go

    • Netkat thegreat

      Netkat thegreat

      3 сарын өмнө

      That God damn dinosaur is the worst thing in that game.

  87. Matt Austin

    Matt Austin

    3 сарын өмнө

    Tingle has "child predator" vibes for sure, at least in English. I always wonder how much of that is translation and/or cultural differences.

    • Jarfulous

      Jarfulous

      3 сарын өмнө

      Yeah, I think in Japan he's more of a straightforward loser

    • almost_ friday

      almost_ friday

      3 сарын өмнө

      Check out the english translation of ripened tingle's (something something) of love. It completely develops tingle's character

  88. Ray Anderson

    Ray Anderson

    3 сарын өмнө

    I know that at one time a lot of people considered Lydia annoying. I thought it was odd they'd bring up Skyrim and not mention her. But then, most NPCs in Bethesda games will grate if you're stuck with them for any period of time.

    • Names are for the Weak

      Names are for the Weak

      3 сарын өмнө

      Plus, working with NPCs in Bethesda games are usually optional. If Lydia was too annoying, you could just go alone.

  89. Lootwig van Wegen

    Lootwig van Wegen

    3 сарын өмнө

    You get a freaking TITANITE SLAB, when you reunite Siegmeyer and his daughter!

  90. frozen curmudgeon

    frozen curmudgeon

    3 сарын өмнө

    Natalya Simonova from Goldeneye had to be the most annoying NPC ever, hands down.

  91. allluckyseven

    allluckyseven

    3 сарын өмнө

    More games should have "programmable" partners, like the party characters in Final Fantasy XII.

    • Arthur G.R.

      Arthur G.R.

      3 сарын өмнө

      @allluckyseven the old ones had that, baldurs gate, icewind dale etc. Than you have Dragon Age which was very similar to ffxii and the new crpgs that are coming out a lot nowadays such as pillars of eternity.

    • allluckyseven

      allluckyseven

      3 сарын өмнө

      @Arthur G.R. I don't recall seeing a single one that had that, but then again I have not played a CRPG in more than a decade.

    • Arthur G.R.

      Arthur G.R.

      3 сарын өмнө

      Pretty much every crpg has that

    • KrazyK

      KrazyK

      3 сарын өмнө

      Yes. That was such an underappreciated mechanic.

  92. WideVeed

    WideVeed

    3 сарын өмнө

    I am in a robe, laying on my couch with my labrador sleeping on top of me, so yeah Yahtz, I have trouble relating to you

    • Netkat thegreat

      Netkat thegreat

      3 сарын өмнө

      My situation is totally different........ its a cat sleeping on me and i'm in a t-shirt......

  93. linkrosewater

    linkrosewater

    3 сарын өмнө

    On the subject of skyrim children, i very much remember them never coming up to you, i played hundreds of hours before i realized i had to talk to them myself to adopt them, and even then you never had to give them money, it was just an option along with asking them why they were all alone. They weren't needy or even approached you unless you talk to them first, so i have no idea what Jack is talking about.

    • Sai Pranav

      Sai Pranav

      3 сарын өмнө

      I agree. I spent the first several hours in the Whiterun area cause I couldn't figure out how to get up the mountain just doing quests and selling loot. I eventually talked to the orphan there wondering if she had a quest of some sort after I'd bought the house and furnished it and everything. Adopted her on the spot without having ever interacted with her before or feeling like the game was leading me into it. Entirely personal decision.

    • N'wah in Space

      N'wah in Space

      3 сарын өмнө

      @linkrosewater Honestly, they've never asked me to adopt them. I've only ever had the initial dialogue. Probably because I immediately exit out of it and don't say a word to them

    • linkrosewater

      linkrosewater

      3 сарын өмнө

      @N'wah in Space Huh, actually i remember them but i didnt think they were adoptable child cause they were in vanilla skyrim. I stand corrected but i still don't remember them nagging you to adopt them. I'll have to look out for that if i ever play again for the billionth time.

    • N'wah in Space

      N'wah in Space

      3 сарын өмнө

      In the same boat as you, having played a great deal of Skyrim, I can say I've absolutely been randomly approached by children and had them start conversations. The two examples that come to mind are the kids in Solitude, who come up to ask you to play hide and seek, and the little girl in Windhelm who sells you flowers. Maybe they just need specific triggers. But hey, it's kind of the point of the game that everyone has a different experience, so I'm not surprised you never got those dialogues.

  94. Caleb Chaney

    Caleb Chaney

    3 сарын өмнө

    "Is it too much of a spoiler to say Onion Bro dies?" It's a Dark Souls game; I expect everyone to die, one way or another.

    • Brettin Tomianos

      Brettin Tomianos

      3 сарын өмнө

      i mean dark souls is in the state of post apocalypse. nothing there to save but your sanity.

  95. Psychosofi

    Psychosofi

    3 сарын өмнө

    (36:50) on the topic of the pronunciation on Dandelion: The original Polish name for the character is Jaskier, which is Polish for the rapeseed flower. This is a term of endearment from Geralt and Jarpen, for Jaskier has blond hair in the books - hence the reference to a golden flower. So, the English translation is fitting, dandelions are also golden in colour. It's only in the Witcher game series where the character is called Dandy-Lion.. which seems weird, but also fitting when you get to know the character.

    • Psychosofi

      Psychosofi

      3 сарын өмнө

      @SqualidsargeStudios "Hello, my name is Rapeseed! my name comes from a flower and not my conduct with the ladies, I swear"

    • SqualidsargeStudios

      SqualidsargeStudios

      3 сарын өмнө

      Yahtz would have a well written character i bet

  96. Big Beak Entertainment

    Big Beak Entertainment

    3 сарын өмнө

    Yahtzee: Bowser has to dip his cock and balls into lava to feel any sensation Jack: *INTERESTING*

  97. PaintedBB

    PaintedBB

    3 сарын өмнө

    Dandelion is just pronounced like the flower. His name is Jaskier in the original Polish, which is Buttercup. There's no fantasy twist on the pronunciation.

    • PaintedBB

      PaintedBB

      3 сарын өмнө

      @Miles ooh I didnt know that

    • Miles

      Miles

      3 сарын өмнө

      He seems to be a different flower in every translation. In German he's Rittersporn (larkspur [Delphinium]).

  98. Victor johnson

    Victor johnson

    3 сарын өмнө

    Yay games and pets

  99. Mopman43

    Mopman43

    3 сарын өмнө

    I've heard before that Tingle is quite popular in Japan. Like, he has his own game and they find him hilarious. Cultural differences, I suppose.

    • Bwnci

      Bwnci

      3 сарын өмнө

      Games*

  100. Jonathan Grubb

    Jonathan Grubb

    3 сарын өмнө

    Claptrap from Borderlands?

    • MrSplic3r

      MrSplic3r

      3 сарын өмнө

      Anytime you had to escort Claptrap.. Dear God

    • Courier 6

      Courier 6

      3 сарын өмнө

      Claptrap definitely has his moments though, and some of his more annoying moments are intentional character design (making it more of a character flaw then a character annoyance)

    • Camel Spotter

      Camel Spotter

      3 сарын өмнө

      He was intentionally annoying though.

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