StreetPass 2: Giant Bomb Staff Edition

Posted by CharlesAlanRatliff (5374 posts) -
I haven't had a lot of luck with StreetPass encounters. Shortly after the aforementioned post, I met two other Miis in the form of Gamessa and Clif, making for a total of three people I've come across since the launch of the 3DS in March. My experience with this feature has been disappointing, especially since receiving duplicate puzzle pieces in Puzzle Swap is common when purchased with Play Coins, as opposed to being guaranteed a new piece when encountering a fellow player. Having never been to a convention where it's common for people to pack their 3DS, I was excited to see what would happen when I visited the Whiskey Media office on June 24th. Arriving back at my hotel later that night, I had completely forgotten that my 3DS was still on and in my pocket. I excitedly took it out and booted up StreetPass Mii Plaza to be greeted with this: 
 
Can you guess who? 
 
As you can see from the second pic, I totally had the inside scoop on Matt Kessler's first review .  

I then loaded up Puzzle Swap to reap my rewards.    


Patrick helped me finally complete my Mario and Bowser puzzle. 

 

 
 
Though I've technically finished Find Mii, I still have a few more hats to collect. Here's what the guys look like when pissed off at ghosts. 
 
Ryan is a badass. 
 
  

I also had the StreetPass functionality for Super Street Fighter IV turned on, and was surprised when I saw that Jeff was one of my opponents since I didn't encounter his Mii. 
  
They both kicked my ass, by the way. 
   
And those are probably the last StreetPass encounters I'm going to have for a very long time. 

Oh, and if there was still any doubt as to the identity of the man in the following photo ( from this thread ), I think Ryan's Mii is enough evidence to lay this mystery to rest:  
 
 
Case closed. 
 
 
 
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Valve's Christmas Gift------>
#1 Posted by CharlesAlanRatliff (5374 posts) -
I haven't had a lot of luck with StreetPass encounters. Shortly after the aforementioned post, I met two other Miis in the form of Gamessa and Clif, making for a total of three people I've come across since the launch of the 3DS in March. My experience with this feature has been disappointing, especially since receiving duplicate puzzle pieces in Puzzle Swap is common when purchased with Play Coins, as opposed to being guaranteed a new piece when encountering a fellow player. Having never been to a convention where it's common for people to pack their 3DS, I was excited to see what would happen when I visited the Whiskey Media office on June 24th. Arriving back at my hotel later that night, I had completely forgotten that my 3DS was still on and in my pocket. I excitedly took it out and booted up StreetPass Mii Plaza to be greeted with this: 
 
Can you guess who? 
 
As you can see from the second pic, I totally had the inside scoop on Matt Kessler's first review .  

I then loaded up Puzzle Swap to reap my rewards.    


Patrick helped me finally complete my Mario and Bowser puzzle. 

 

 
 
Though I've technically finished Find Mii, I still have a few more hats to collect. Here's what the guys look like when pissed off at ghosts. 
 
Ryan is a badass. 
 
  

I also had the StreetPass functionality for Super Street Fighter IV turned on, and was surprised when I saw that Jeff was one of my opponents since I didn't encounter his Mii. 
  
They both kicked my ass, by the way. 
   
And those are probably the last StreetPass encounters I'm going to have for a very long time. 

Oh, and if there was still any doubt as to the identity of the man in the following photo ( from this thread ), I think Ryan's Mii is enough evidence to lay this mystery to rest:  
 
 
Case closed. 
 
 
 
-------  
Valve's Christmas Gift------>
#2 Posted by Video_Game_King (35832 posts) -

How is Matt at the same level as Patrick? Isn't there a lower level for interns?

#3 Posted by ReyGitano (2467 posts) -

It still freaks me out that Ryan has cat ears.

#4 Posted by CharlesAlanRatliff (5374 posts) -
@Video_Game_King said:
How is Matt at the same level as Patrick? Isn't there a lower level for interns?
:P 
 
I think every Mii is automatically level 1. It might be better to ask someone who has met more people, though. 
 
@SlashseveN303 said:

It still freaks me out that Ryan has cat ears.

I love it!
#5 Posted by ReyGitano (2467 posts) -

@Vito_Raliffe said:

@SlashseveN303 said:

It still freaks me out that Ryan has cat ears.

I love it!

You're a horrible person. No one should admit to loving cat ears on people... publicly.

#6 Posted by CharlesAlanRatliff (5374 posts) -
@SlashseveN303: I would say I wish more people would wear cat ears in public, but then it wouldn't be as cool anymore. I think Ryan pulls it off, though.
#7 Posted by Daniel_Newton (1166 posts) -

I love the fact Ryan has cat ears. 
Wouldn't work on Bodega.

#8 Posted by ReyGitano (2467 posts) -

@Vito_Raliffe said:

@SlashseveN303: I would say I wish more people would wear cat ears in public, but then it wouldn't be as cool anymore. I think Ryan pulls it off, though.

Where's the line? Where do we stop before we hit full-on furries walking in the streets, our workplaces, our schools?

#9 Posted by Vexxan (4612 posts) -

@SlashseveN303 said:

@Vito_Raliffe said:

@SlashseveN303: I would say I wish more people would wear cat ears in public, but then it wouldn't be as cool anymore. I think Ryan pulls it off, though.

Where's the line? Where do we stop before we hit full-on furries walking in the streets, our workplaces, our schools?

Will someone please think of the children?!

#10 Posted by PatVB (328 posts) -

This was hilarious. I love how well all of their Miis fit their personalities.

#11 Posted by CharlesAlanRatliff (5374 posts) -

@SlashseveN303 said:

@Vito_Raliffe said:

@SlashseveN303: I would say I wish more people would wear cat ears in public, but then it wouldn't be as cool anymore. I think Ryan pulls it off, though.

Where's the line? Where do we stop before we hit full-on furries walking in the streets, our workplaces, our schools?

Don't you get it? Don't you understand?! I want that world. I want it so bad.

@pat4327 said:

This was hilarious. I love how well all of their Miis fit their personalities.

Yeah, they did a great job making their Miis instantly identifiable.

#12 Posted by ReyGitano (2467 posts) -

@Vito_Raliffe said:

@SlashseveN303 said:

@Vito_Raliffe said:

@SlashseveN303: I would say I wish more people would wear cat ears in public, but then it wouldn't be as cool anymore. I think Ryan pulls it off, though.

Where's the line? Where do we stop before we hit full-on furries walking in the streets, our workplaces, our schools?

Don't you get it? Don't you understand?! I want that world. I want it so bad.

I followed you because I thought we could be friends... Now I follow you because I need to keep you under my watch for the safety of the world.

#13 Posted by rmanthorp (3854 posts) -

I still love that image of Ryan.

Moderator
#14 Posted by CharlesAlanRatliff (5374 posts) -

@SlashseveN303: Deep down, you wish people would walk around dressed as animals, too.

#15 Posted by Gerhabio (1975 posts) -

Gamessa! Like the cookies?

#16 Posted by CharlesAlanRatliff (5374 posts) -
#17 Posted by Gerhabio (1975 posts) -

@Vito_Raliffe: I was just joking.

#18 Posted by insouciant (710 posts) -

@charlesalanratliff said:

"Though I've technically finished Find Mii, I still have a few more hats to collect."

How is that possible? I thought you get each hat as you progress through each room. If you've finished Find Mii, you should've gotten all the hats, right?

#19 Posted by probablytuna (3524 posts) -

@charlesalanratliff said:

"Though I've technically finished Find Mii, I still have a few more hats to collect."

How is that possible? I thought you get each hat as you progress through each room. If you've finished Find Mii, you should've gotten all the hats, right?

Apparently not because I finished it last week and I only got like maybe five hats out of it. I heard there's something that happens after you complete the game twice. It unlocks a second game or something.

#20 Edited by CharlesAlanRatliff (5374 posts) -

@insouciant: You have to go through the game multiple times to collect everything. They've updated it several times since I made this post, adding more levels and such. That sentence I wrote is now out-of-date!

#21 Posted by YoungFrey (1321 posts) -

@charlesalanratliff @insouciant:

The total number of runs to get absolutely everything is high.

2 runs of Find Mii. Then 3 of the Find Mii 2. Then even more runs of the Secret Quest. And of course some the craziest hats are in Secret Quest.

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