Memes after Suicides

#1 Edited by Donos (1195 posts) -

After watching the TNT, I spent some time thinking about the use of Epic Fail after suiciding. On the one hand, it's outdated now. On the other hand, it did make me smile at first.
 
So... what would you all think of this sort of thing in Bad Company 3? Would it improve your experience or degrade it? What if the memes were updated every so often, perhaps with accompanying pictures or video? I certainly wouldn't mind seeing some Picard facepalm from time to time.

#2 Edited by Jeknod (228 posts) -

ITT: fail facepalm roflcopter  
 
No. No more memes in my games.

#3 Posted by Linkin10362 (602 posts) -

Yeah, I laughed the first time I saw it, but after that it got stupid seeing it up there. I say just keep this stuff out of Battlefield.

#4 Posted by ViciousReiven (821 posts) -

Yes, more memes in my games, I love them.

#5 Posted by natetodamax (19207 posts) -

I thought it was really funny the first time I saw it, but I absolutely hate the phrase now. It's even worse now because my mom and dad say it a lot. Seriously.

#6 Posted by yyZiggurat (1016 posts) -

What are the odds that "Son, I am disappoint" will be in BF3?

#7 Posted by Lemoncookie01 (1667 posts) -

I love getting more internet into my games.

#8 Edited by Dawglet (312 posts) -

Epic is the most groan inducing word to date.
 
Get that shit out of my games.

#9 Posted by Nadafinga (958 posts) -

memes belong in message boards, not my AAA modern military first person shooters.

#10 Posted by Flappy (2257 posts) -
@Nadafinga said:
" memes belong in message boards, not my AAA modern military first person shooters. "
I'm with him.
#11 Posted by neoepoch (1295 posts) -

Epic has be so overused that its meaning has kinda been diminished. I mean, if everything is epic....then what is the new high bar?

#12 Posted by The_Painted (181 posts) -

I didn't mind it at first but it wore thin very quickly. Plus it irked me that I whenever I got stuck in the world geometry and had to suicide I had to see it.

#13 Edited by SunKing (686 posts) -

It's fine. It amused me the first time I saw it, and it didn't bother me subsequent times. That said, animated .gifs of Picard facepalming would be going too far. (Remember how bad it got in CS with players plastering the levels with their graffiti? No thanks.)

#14 Posted by BunkerBuster (1042 posts) -

Yea...memes in games. Like when you get hit by a car it could play the pianocat shit. Or just have the announcers yell racist shit at you all the time, that would be hilarious.

#15 Posted by JerichoBlyth (1044 posts) -

Suicides do not happen too often in the game, so it still gets a few laughs from me when I see it after doing something silly.
 
But yeah, I am getting annoyed at achievements being named after internet memes more so than silly references in-game because I tend to pay more attention to them.

#16 Posted by ajamafalous (12000 posts) -
@neoepoch said:
" Epic has be so overused that its meaning has kinda been diminished. I mean, if everything is epic....then what is the new high bar? "
GRANDEUR.
 
 

Also, I've never seen a meme in a game that didn't make me fucking groan.
 
Get that shit out of... everything, as far as I'm concerned.
#17 Posted by bonbolapti (1612 posts) -

just use of the phrase epic fail doesn't feel like a meme at all. I would probably be more offended if it also included a picture of a cat.

#18 Posted by sodiumCyclops (2644 posts) -
@Flappy said:
" @Nadafinga said:
" memes belong in message boards, not my AAA modern military first person shooters. "
I'm with him. "
/thread.
#19 Posted by OwnlyUzinWonHan (1480 posts) -
@Nadafinga said:
" memes belong in message boards, not my AAA modern military first person shooters. "
I don't even want them in the GB forums, and obviously not games. Most memes are just so played out.
#20 Posted by InfamousBIG (3201 posts) -

No, it was stupid the first time.

#21 Posted by Tuggah (1072 posts) -

I almost stopped playing BFBC2 after seeing "Epic Fail"  for the first time.

#22 Posted by SunKing (686 posts) -

Internet memes in video games: how do they work? 
 
... 
 
I'll get my coat.

#23 Posted by ArchScabby (5809 posts) -

I don't think it's funny, but I also don't care, and I'm not going to get all bent out of shape about it like it seems most people are.  Everyone's so concerned if something is still funny or cool or not that they can't relax.

#24 Posted by Wes899 (2115 posts) -
@InfamousBIG said:
" No, it was stupid the first time. "
#25 Posted by Spoonman671 (4641 posts) -

Do we really need a thread dedicated to every thought produced by Jeff, Ryan, Vinny, or Brad?

#26 Posted by AngeTheDude (674 posts) -

I would love it if they used An Hero, but that's just me.

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