Is television now the most creative medium?

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Re: Is television now the most creative medium?

Post by The Nickman » January 20, 2014, 11:09 am

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Re: Is television now the most creative medium?

Post by Shadow Boxer » January 20, 2014, 11:47 am

Shadow Boxer wrote:Didn't watch the whole thing but it struck me as the most two dimensional and cliche characters ever.
Yeh I didn't watch it all. Egoman and Superegoman might have put me off.
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Re: Is television now the most creative medium?

Post by Manbush » January 20, 2014, 12:07 pm

Like TV show characters the more you watch/play the deeper the characters become. As I've said though its not the best story in a game but I thought a 7hr video of just story would put to bed the idea games aren't story based and are just action.
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Re: Is television now the most creative medium?

Post by jedski » January 20, 2014, 12:56 pm

As a few people have already highlighted, with the advent of HBO and Showtime we've seen American TV series improve, but I think it all started before that. Over in the UK we've seen good shows for years raised the bar, and they perfected the short-run of 6-12 episodes per season, as opposed to the 22-24 that the US required for network television. The US started to improve (slightly) around 15 years ago with shows like CSI that lifted the production values of TV drama, but it's the current crop like Breaking Bad, Dexter, Boardwalk Empire, Sons Of Anarchy etc that have taken it to the next level.
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Re: Is television now the most creative medium?

Post by Raidersrawesome » January 20, 2014, 1:54 pm

Look at the quality of Band of Brothers back in 2001
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Re: Is television now the most creative medium?

Post by Fuifui Bradbrad » January 21, 2014, 8:48 pm

See your GTA5 and raise you this from The Last of Us.

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Re: Is television now the most creative medium?

Post by reptar » September 22, 2014, 6:12 am

Toviii wrote:Just think of a game as a big, electronic "choose your own adventure" book.
I read those from start to end, and then choose the best adventure.
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Re: Is television now the most creative medium?

Post by Toviii » September 23, 2014, 12:52 am

reptar wrote:
Toviii wrote:Just think of a game as a big, electronic "choose your own adventure" book.
I read those from start to end, and then choose the best adventure.
That was a strange post. (Not yours. Mine).
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