Giantbomb Fortune Street League

#1 Posted by jennoa (89 posts) -

Did anyone else have the desire to start a league for this game after watching the four hour TNT? I honestly feel like this would be a lot of fun.

#2 Posted by Little_Socrates (5675 posts) -

How could you do a league? If it had 8 players, it'd be something like twelve hours long! Do another level and we're nearly at the 24 hour league!

#3 Posted by fazzle (301 posts) -

Heck if anything I think it'd have to be 16 players. Four 4 player games, and then the 4 winners face off.

#4 Posted by Aas (603 posts) -

This is why I frequent Giant Bomb.

#5 Posted by Vexxan (4616 posts) -

@fazzle said:

Heck if anything I think it'd have to be 16 players. Four 4 player games, and then the 4 winners face off.

Sounds like the Scrub League of my dreams.

#6 Posted by Commisar123 (1790 posts) -

I'd do it

#7 Posted by BisonHero (6235 posts) -

Wait, does the game have online?

I have been assuming that, like every Mario Party in existence, it was local-only multiplayer.

#8 Posted by MasturbatingestBear (1188 posts) -

@BisonHero said:

Wait, does the game have online?

I have been assuming that, like every Mario Party in existence, it was local-only multiplayer.

Where is the fun in that? We all got to rent out a place and all meet up with our T.V's and Wii's there.

#9 Posted by BisonHero (6235 posts) -

@MasturbatingestBear: E'erybody gonna get shanked.

#10 Posted by SmiteOfHand (83 posts) -

If someone can confirm it is possible to get through a game in under 4 hours, which I totally believe is possible, I'll give a super confident... maybe.

#11 Posted by TentPole (1858 posts) -

@Little_Socrates said:

How could you do a league? If it had 8 players, it'd be something like twelve hours long! Do another level and we're nearly at the 24 hour league!

Yes, it would be glorious.

#12 Posted by jennoa (89 posts) -

@BisonHero: So it does actually have online play.

#13 Posted by MasturbatingestBear (1188 posts) -

@SmiteOfHand said:

If someone can confirm it is possible to get through a game in under 4 hours, which I totally believe is possible, I'll give a super confident... maybe.

Jeff, Vinny, Patrick, and Ryan got one done in 3 hours and 20 minutes, which I'm sure you know about. Time just flew by! It felt like 20 minutes!

#14 Posted by SmiteOfHand (83 posts) -

@MasturbatingestBear:

Yes. Yessss.

Let me state that another way. If someone can confirm that 30 - 60 min games are more of the norm for... how should we say.. competent players. 3-4+ dedicated hours online is pretty intense. I say I think this is possible as even a game of Starcraft can drag on for hours if people don't know what they are doing, (everyone turtles, cyclical strategies, etc...)

#15 Posted by Chris_Woods (42 posts) -

I picked this up off Amazon over the weekend after watching the QL because it looks like a fun stupid wednesday night drinking game. I'd be totally down for some online play as well, but I think we'd need some voice communication -- don't know a lot about the Wii online, does it have a headset?

Anyhow, I'm in if there is some way I can laugh at/yell at other people playing.

#16 Posted by SmiteOfHand (83 posts) -

Feh, took the chance and picked it up. I'll post an impressions thread as it is a bit long and off topic, but in short I was able to get through a game in under an hour.

#17 Edited by durden77 (302 posts) -

Just picked it up. I really dig a good board game. Mario Party's fun, but it's just a big ball of random bullshit, so I'm excited to try somethin out that's got more to it.

I'll post my FC in this topic and the community thread once I get it.

EDIT: FC 5028-8107-9872.

#18 Edited by WalkerD (461 posts) -

I might get in on this depending on my schedule. Will pick up the game later tonight.

#19 Posted by TheSouthernDandy (3802 posts) -

Is it weird that its the first game in a while that kinda makes me wanna get a Wii? Also this thread is making that desire STRONGER

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#20 Posted by championfetus (245 posts) -

I'm down if I can get the game soon. Need to get Christmas presents for everyone and see what finances are left...

#21 Posted by jennoa (89 posts) -

I am planing on picking it up when I'm back home for the holidays. I'd definitely be up for some matches.

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