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TPC 170: Problems in Sky City

December 11th, 2011 · David · 1 Comment

* Bathroom talk

* Felicia Day is incredibly overrated

* Stay Awhile and Listen, our new Star Wars: The Old Republic guild, come play with us!

* TOR talk spawns a long discussion about the state of MMOs

* Smallville problems and playstyle discussion

* Then we start talking about forums, social media and staying in touch with the community

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  • 1 Ludanto // Jan 5, 2012 at 9:13 pm

    I don’t know if you’ve figured it out already, but the conflict resolution system in Smallville is “negotiating with a stick”. The game says that taking the other guy out doesn’t get you what you want, because it doesn’t. Punching or insulting me will never get you the book off of the shelf. All it can do is hurt me. Maybe I’ll give in to avoid more hurt or maybe I won’t. Taking me out also won’t get you what you want. Smallville conflict is just a fist-fight. It doesn’t ever resolve anything. It just hurts people until they give up, or it makes them go away, leaving you free to accomplish whatever it is you wanted to do, if you can do it without them.

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