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D&D SJWs Want to Ban 'Murderhobo'
« on: September 26, 2019, 02:05:50 AM »
The latest viral D&D-SJW tweet is about banning "murderhobo" as a term. So I'll be talking about that AND talking about the concept of "Murderhobos" and how good that style of play is (or isn't)!


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« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2019, 02:55:52 AM »
Someone needs to make a game Gonzo Murderhobos vs The World or something like that.
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« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2019, 03:23:31 AM »
I allways despised he term anyhow as a derogitory fabrication by storygamers. So any move to kill it dead is ok with me.

That and Ameritrash, a racial slur to refer to non-euro board games. Its even been leveled at RPGs. That little bit of hate needs to die by execution.

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« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2019, 03:29:44 AM »
so much for "There is no wrong way to play the game"

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« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2019, 04:34:02 AM »
Waiting for the "Who cares? As long as the players are having fun..." cuck nonsense.

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« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2019, 07:40:40 AM »
Quote from: GeekyBugle;1106053
Someone needs to make a game Gonzo Murderhobos vs The World or something like that.

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« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2019, 08:28:14 AM »
Tatiana Mcgrath might be the parody account you referred to.
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« Reply #7 on: September 26, 2019, 08:30:21 AM »
This is one of those situations where being offended shows how you view a certain group. If the term "murderhobo" offends you, then what do you really think of actual homeless people that you think that term applies?

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« Reply #8 on: September 26, 2019, 08:36:34 AM »
Quote from: Omega;1106056
I allways despised he term anyhow as a derogitory fabrication by storygamers. So any move to kill it dead is ok with me.

That and Ameritrash, a racial slur to refer to non-euro board games. Its even been leveled at RPGs. That little bit of hate needs to die by execution.

Agree with one exception. Any move by, from, or in support of SJWs, their allies, supporters, or apologists, should be shut down hard. Lie down with dogs, get up with fleas.

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« Reply #9 on: September 26, 2019, 09:52:05 AM »
Quote from: GeekyBugle;1106053
Someone needs to make a game Gonzo Murderhobos vs The World or something like that.

Not exactly that, but close enough: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/97811/Homicidal-Transients

I remember playing that at a super small local con some of us put together for fun. The author had just gotten it published and wanted to run it, and we obliged him. My character was a hobo with a bludgeoning weapon that was nothing more than a piece of rebar embedded in concrete. He ran us through a thinly disguised Freeport, but oddly enough it played like a normal D&D session once all pretense went out the window. Maybe that was the whole point.

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« Reply #10 on: September 26, 2019, 11:06:45 AM »
Quote from: Omega;1106056
I allways despised he term anyhow as a derogitory fabrication by storygamers. So any move to kill it dead is ok with me.

That and Ameritrash, a racial slur to refer to non-euro board games. Its even been leveled at RPGs. That little bit of hate needs to die by execution.


They're both terms proudly embraced by the people who play those sorts of games. You've had this explained to you many times, and for some baffling reason refuse to believe it.
 

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« Reply #11 on: September 26, 2019, 12:59:04 PM »
Only if we get to ban the word 'Community', and its derivations. ;)

But whatever,this is ridiculous people posturing for Nanny Harpy social media fame. It's worse than Andy Warhol's "15 minutes of Fame." It is more like "Every 15 minutes Witch Trials." :rolleyes: LARPing as Hipster Savanarola is so en flique. "No, I curate the best Vanities for the Bonfire, you heretic!"
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« Reply #12 on: September 26, 2019, 01:36:50 PM »
I don't understand why this was considered worthy of receiving attention in a long-form video. SJWs say crazy things all the time in passing and most of the time nobody pays them any attention... except the obsessive anti-SJWs. There is manufactured controversy all over the place.

Remember when there were hundreds of obsessive anti-SJWs videos blasting SJWs for complaining about Doom being offensive? The original tweet was barely noticeable and didn't even criticize the game, but the obsessive anti-SJWs blew it out of proportion.

(There's a difference between anti-SJWs and obsessive anti-SJWs. Hence the "obsessive" qualifier.)

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« Reply #13 on: September 26, 2019, 01:48:18 PM »
Quote from: Psikerlord;1106067
DCC already exists :D


Quote from: Brad;1106077
Not exactly that, but close enough: https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/97811/Homicidal-Transients

I remember playing that at a super small local con some of us put together for fun. The author had just gotten it published and wanted to run it, and we obliged him. My character was a hobo with a bludgeoning weapon that was nothing more than a piece of rebar embedded in concrete. He ran us through a thinly disguised Freeport, but oddly enough it played like a normal D&D session once all pretense went out the window. Maybe that was the whole point.


Neither of which has Murderhobos in the title and you don't create a Murderhobo you create a PC. And the rules aren't rules designed to encourage said play style. It's about having their heads explode not about playing like that.
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« Reply #14 on: September 26, 2019, 02:23:09 PM »