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100 Reasons fanboys hate RPGs (2009)

3 things we’d add: death of the JRPG, Fable III already overhyped,and people hating FFXIII before they play it

Your guide to the entries:

1.grinding
2.inventory
3.random encounters
4.convoluted leveling systems
5.grinding
6.weak mages
7.helpless healers
8.sardonic thieves
9.overpowered warriors
10.grinding
11.hotels/resting to level up
12.reading
13.breakable items/weapons
14.unbeatable bosses
15.gold farmers
16.velvet rope fees
17.leeroy jenkins??
18.dead parents / orphan
19.tiresome reversals
20.boring stories
21.stilted language
22.unskippable/pauseable cutscenes
23.slow text/long monologues
24.bluballers/girl next door childhood friend
25.stores - ungrateful shopkeeps
26.50% sellback price
27.killing rats
28.eating rat meat
29.symmetrical wolf packs
30.amnesia
31.pirate ships
32.girly guys
33.monster collecting
34.magic missile
35.guards
36.missing relatives
37.sailing
38.special edition coins
39.tingle
40.Metal Slime
41.cactuar
42.Tonberry
43.Cait Sith
44.Tolkein
45.Gygax
46.snooty tabletoppers
47.bikini armor
48.loot whores
49.lute whores
50.possessed kings
51.cosplayers
52.played out fantasy races
53.played out fantasy races
54.played out fantasy races
55.played out fantasy races
56.played out fantasy races
57.chocobo racing
58.chocobo breeding
59.repetetive npcs
60.jagex account haxxors
61.turn-based attacking
62.sex,
63.jobs,
64.in-game girlfriends,
65.weddings,
66.babies,
67.pets
68.funerals,
69.fetch quests
70.corpse runs
71.stone helms
72.nerfing
73.lifestream
74.luck
75.crafting potions, weapons, etc
76.break stuff for money/items
77.blitzball
78.fences you can't jump over
79.Sphere Grid
80.free MMOs
81.chores
82.FF spinoffs
83.mazes
84.bad localization (PERSONA)
85.FF hair
86.minigames
87.legendary armor sets
88.Aerith dies
89.Aerith dies with ribbon
90.titles WTF?
91.random dungeons
92.Larpers
93-100. Status Effects

Mar 25, 2010