History TearJerker / ZeroPunctuation

10th Dec '17 7:12:32 PM TVTroperZelda
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--> "The Warchief died at my hands, and one of his brainwashed bodyguards took his place. Not Khosh, though. Khosh lay dead, killed by one of the rogue captains, although he'd been able to reduce the guy's health enough that avenging his death was little more than a trivial moment of cleanup in the battle's aftermath. But I was genuinely sad. Khosh was dead, having sacrificed himself to keep a difficult opponent occupied so that I could concentrate on the main target. Was this truly the same orc who'd fled blubbering from a duel, moments before I'd taken him under my wing? He'd had a true arc with a heroic end, leaving aside that whole 'forcibly rewriting his free will' business... Talion doesn't get much more than the usual "NOW WE CONTINUE THE FIGHT FOREVERMORE" weak-ass conclusion to send him off with. But I couldn't have given less of a shit, because there was a new star in the sky that night. A little sweaty green one that drank too much."

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--> "The Warchief died at my hands, and one of his brainwashed bodyguards took his place. Not Khosh, though. Khosh lay dead, killed by one of the rogue captains, although he'd been able to reduce the guy's health enough that avenging his death was little more than a trivial moment of cleanup in the battle's aftermath. But I was genuinely sad. Khosh was dead, having sacrificed himself to keep a difficult opponent occupied so that I could concentrate on the main target. Was this truly the same orc who'd fled blubbering from a duel, moments before I'd taken him under my wing? He'd had a true arc with a heroic end, leaving aside that whole 'forcibly rewriting his free will' business... Talion doesn't get much more than the usual "NOW WE CONTINUE THE FIGHT FOREVERMORE" weak-ass conclusion to send him off with. But I couldn't have given less of a shit, because there was a new star in the sky that night. A little sweaty green one that drank too much.""

* In his review of VideoGame/HellbladeSenuasSacrifice, he makes a passing remark about him having a mental disorder, complete with Yahtzee’s avatar taking anxiety medication. It doesn’t leave much to the imagination, getting straight to the point that our favourite MeanBrit has anxiety.
** He even mentions in an episode of Let’s Drown Out that he has attempted suicide in the past. [[TheWoobie Poor guy..]]
14th Apr '17 7:38:11 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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--> "The Warchief died at my hands, and one of his brainwashed bodyguards took his place. Not Khosh, though. Khosh lay dead, killed by one of the rogue captains, although he'd been able to reduce the guy's health enough that avenging his death was little more than a trivial moment of cleanup in the battle's aftermath. But I was genuinely sad. Khosh was dead, having sacrificing himself to keep a difficult opponent occupied so that I could concentrate on the main target. Was this truly the same orc who'd fled blubbering from a duel, moments before I'd taken him under my wing? He'd had a true arc with a heroic end, leaving aside that whole 'forcibly rewriting his free will' business... Talion doesn't get much more than the usual "NOW WE CONTINUE THE FIGHT FOREVERMORE" weak-ass conclusion to send him off with. But I couldn't have given less of a shit, because there was a new star in the sky that night. A little sweaty green one that drank too much."

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--> "The Warchief died at my hands, and one of his brainwashed bodyguards took his place. Not Khosh, though. Khosh lay dead, killed by one of the rogue captains, although he'd been able to reduce the guy's health enough that avenging his death was little more than a trivial moment of cleanup in the battle's aftermath. But I was genuinely sad. Khosh was dead, having sacrificing sacrificed himself to keep a difficult opponent occupied so that I could concentrate on the main target. Was this truly the same orc who'd fled blubbering from a duel, moments before I'd taken him under my wing? He'd had a true arc with a heroic end, leaving aside that whole 'forcibly rewriting his free will' business... Talion doesn't get much more than the usual "NOW WE CONTINUE THE FIGHT FOREVERMORE" weak-ass conclusion to send him off with. But I couldn't have given less of a shit, because there was a new star in the sky that night. A little sweaty green one that drank too much."
27th Aug '16 9:52:28 PM BobSaget9
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-->'''Yahtzee''': "I guess I want it to be good cause that's how the story is supposed to end."

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-->'''Yahtzee''': "I I guess I want it to be good cause 'cause that's how the story is supposed to end."
16th Aug '16 2:05:24 PM Morgenthaler
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* His review of VideoGame/DukeNukemForever (For Real This Time) verges into this territory. You can just tell that when he expects a more mature kind of DukeNukem game, one where Duke is forced to learn that his actions have consequences, in a way growing up, that he was almost certainly grasping at straws, hoping that it would be good. For the rest of the review, though, he knowingly tried and failed to like the game, to find at least some small level of pleasure as he played it, while aware he was failing miserably at that and eventually admitting that he's "[[VideoGame/BioShock2 pushed games off subway platforms]] when they had less flaws than this!". Summed up in one sentence:

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* His review of VideoGame/DukeNukemForever (For Real This Time) verges into this territory. You can just tell that when he expects a more mature kind of DukeNukem VideoGame/DukeNukem game, one where Duke is forced to learn that his actions have consequences, in a way growing up, that he was almost certainly grasping at straws, hoping that it would be good. For the rest of the review, though, he knowingly tried and failed to like the game, to find at least some small level of pleasure as he played it, while aware he was failing miserably at that and eventually admitting that he's "[[VideoGame/BioShock2 pushed games off subway platforms]] when they had less flaws than this!". Summed up in one sentence:
29th Jul '16 9:36:09 AM Morgenthaler
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* His review of DukeNukemForever (For Real This Time) verges into this territory. You can just tell that when he expects a more mature kind of DukeNukem game, one where Duke is forced to learn that his actions have consequences, in a way growing up, that he was almost certainly grasping at straws, hoping that it would be good. For the rest of the review, though, he knowingly tried and failed to like the game, to find at least some small level of pleasure as he played it, while aware he was failing miserably at that and eventually admitting that he's "[[VideoGame/BioShock2 pushed games off subway platforms]] when they had less flaws than this!". Summed up in one sentence:

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* His review of DukeNukemForever VideoGame/DukeNukemForever (For Real This Time) verges into this territory. You can just tell that when he expects a more mature kind of DukeNukem game, one where Duke is forced to learn that his actions have consequences, in a way growing up, that he was almost certainly grasping at straws, hoping that it would be good. For the rest of the review, though, he knowingly tried and failed to like the game, to find at least some small level of pleasure as he played it, while aware he was failing miserably at that and eventually admitting that he's "[[VideoGame/BioShock2 pushed games off subway platforms]] when they had less flaws than this!". Summed up in one sentence:
5th Apr '15 11:48:49 AM jedidarrick
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--->'''Yahtzee:''' *[[OOCIsSeriousBusiness sigh]]* Do you remember when shooters were about killing demons from hell? Those were good days.

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--->'''Yahtzee:''' -->'''Yahtzee:''' *[[OOCIsSeriousBusiness sigh]]* Do you remember when shooters were about killing demons from hell? Those were good days.



--->'''Yahtzee''': Did I ever tell you about the rabbits, Metal Gear?\\

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--->'''Yahtzee''': -->'''Yahtzee''': Did I ever tell you about the rabbits, Metal Gear?\\



---> "The Warchief died at my hands, and one of his brainwashed bodyguards took his place. Not Khosh, though. Khosh lay dead, killed by one of the rogue captains, although he'd been able to reduce the guy's health enough that avenging his death was little more than a trivial moment of cleanup in the battle's aftermath. But I was genuinely sad. Khosh was dead, having sacrificing himself to keep a difficult opponent occupied so that I could concentrate on the main target. Was this truly the same orc who'd fled blubbering from a duel, moments before I'd taken him under my wing? He'd had a true arc with a heroic end, leaving aside that whole 'forcibly rewriting his free will' business... Talion doesn't get much more than the usual "NOW WE CONTINUE THE FIGHT FOREVERMORE" weak-ass conclusion to send him off with. But I couldn't have given less of a shit, because there was a new star in the sky that night. A little sweaty green one that drank too much."

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---> --> "The Warchief died at my hands, and one of his brainwashed bodyguards took his place. Not Khosh, though. Khosh lay dead, killed by one of the rogue captains, although he'd been able to reduce the guy's health enough that avenging his death was little more than a trivial moment of cleanup in the battle's aftermath. But I was genuinely sad. Khosh was dead, having sacrificing himself to keep a difficult opponent occupied so that I could concentrate on the main target. Was this truly the same orc who'd fled blubbering from a duel, moments before I'd taken him under my wing? He'd had a true arc with a heroic end, leaving aside that whole 'forcibly rewriting his free will' business... Talion doesn't get much more than the usual "NOW WE CONTINUE THE FIGHT FOREVERMORE" weak-ass conclusion to send him off with. But I couldn't have given less of a shit, because there was a new star in the sky that night. A little sweaty green one that drank too much."
7th Jan '15 3:01:41 PM TravisTouchdown
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'''Yahtzee''': [[spoiler:[[MercyKill Why yes, Metal Gear. Have a closer look.]]]]

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'''Yahtzee''': [[spoiler:[[MercyKill Why yes, Metal Gear. Have a closer look.]]]]]]]]
* From his Extra Punctuation article on VideoGame/MiddleEarthShadowOfMordor:
---> "The Warchief died at my hands, and one of his brainwashed bodyguards took his place. Not Khosh, though. Khosh lay dead, killed by one of the rogue captains, although he'd been able to reduce the guy's health enough that avenging his death was little more than a trivial moment of cleanup in the battle's aftermath. But I was genuinely sad. Khosh was dead, having sacrificing himself to keep a difficult opponent occupied so that I could concentrate on the main target. Was this truly the same orc who'd fled blubbering from a duel, moments before I'd taken him under my wing? He'd had a true arc with a heroic end, leaving aside that whole 'forcibly rewriting his free will' business... Talion doesn't get much more than the usual "NOW WE CONTINUE THE FIGHT FOREVERMORE" weak-ass conclusion to send him off with. But I couldn't have given less of a shit, because there was a new star in the sky that night. A little sweaty green one that drank too much."
10th Dec '14 12:41:25 PM EverybodyHatesBilly
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* His comparison of the ''[[Franchise/MetalGear Metal Gear]]'' franchise to [[Literature/OfMiceAndMen Lenny]] in his "Ground Zeroes" review. While he uses this to explain that he can't bring himself to hate it for its shortcomings and occasional screw-ups (since they are not done out of malice), [[spoiler:the comparison [[ForegoneConclusion ultimately gives away]] his thoughts on the game right off the bat]].

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* His comparison of the ''[[Franchise/MetalGear Metal Gear]]'' franchise to [[Literature/OfMiceAndMen Lenny]] Lennie]] in his "Ground Zeroes" review. While he uses this to explain that he can't bring himself to hate it for its shortcomings and occasional screw-ups (since they are not done out of malice), [[spoiler:the comparison [[ForegoneConclusion ultimately gives away]] his thoughts on the game right off the bat]].
14th Jun '14 4:57:03 PM DannWoolf
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* His comparison of the [[Franchise/MetalGear MetalGear]] franchise to [[Literature/OfMiceAndMen Lenny]] in his "Ground Zeroes" review. While he uses this to explain that he can't bring himself to hate it for its shortcomings and occasional screw-ups (since they are not done out of malice), [[spoiler:the comparison [[ForegoneConclusion ultimately gives away]] his thoughts on the game right off the bat]].

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* His comparison of the [[Franchise/MetalGear MetalGear]] ''[[Franchise/MetalGear Metal Gear]]'' franchise to [[Literature/OfMiceAndMen Lenny]] in his "Ground Zeroes" review. While he uses this to explain that he can't bring himself to hate it for its shortcomings and occasional screw-ups (since they are not done out of malice), [[spoiler:the comparison [[ForegoneConclusion ultimately gives away]] his thoughts on the game right off the bat]].
5th May '14 9:11:55 AM bobJohnson
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* His comparison of the [[Franchise/MetalGear MetalGear]] franchise to [[Literature/OfMiceAndMen Lenny]] in his "Ground Zeroes" review. While he uses this to explain that he can't bring himself to hate it for its shortcomings and occasional screw-ups (since they are not done out of malice), [[spoiler:the comparison ultimately gives away his thoughts on the game right off the bat]].

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* His comparison of the [[Franchise/MetalGear MetalGear]] franchise to [[Literature/OfMiceAndMen Lenny]] in his "Ground Zeroes" review. While he uses this to explain that he can't bring himself to hate it for its shortcomings and occasional screw-ups (since they are not done out of malice), [[spoiler:the comparison [[ForegoneConclusion ultimately gives away away]] his thoughts on the game right off the bat]].
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