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Monkey Destruction Switch

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Monkey Destruction Switch last won the day on March 29 2020

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About Monkey Destruction Switch

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    Web development, drawing, design, comics
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  1. Out-of-universe, it makes sense and is fine. In-universe...it is a bit bizarre, to put it nicely. 😬
  2. But Bunnie and Antoine are also copyright Sega but they're still married in the reboot-verse...and thus I don't think Sega's ownership of a character automatically means their mandates apply to them.
  3. I started watching Yu-Gi-Oh for the first time a few days ago and I only wish I tried it sooner, I absolutely love it. BTW, I'm watching the 4Kids dub because I purposefully want to experience it the way American kids experienced it, and so far I'm enjoying that choice because the censorship is funny to me, not annoying.

    1. PublicEnemy1

      PublicEnemy1

      The Toei anime (AKA Season 0) is one of my top anime.

    2. Zaysho

      Zaysho

      You should check out the pre-Duel Monsters era part of the manga if you want some mad whiplash after watching the 4Kids show.

    3. Azure Blue Tori

      Azure Blue Tori

      The main appeal of the 4Kids dub is that the localization team knew full well how ridiculous the premise was and peppered it with cheesy dialogue. Kaiba is just as melodramatic in the original manga and anime, but most of his snarky one-liners we all love come from the dub.

    4. Penny

      Penny

      "the shadow realm" is unironically one of my favorite bits of censorship in any show, because it really fits the show perfectly

  4. Overall, I liked the reboot era a lot. I liked that it brought Archie Sonic closer to the games and, while the lost of history is definitely bad in some ways, I'm glad that some of the weirder aspects of the series' past were gotten rid of, offering a more consistent and streamlined world. Broadly speaking, I like the new universe better than the old for these reasons. But yes, the loss of 20+ years of development is still problematic and does make things feel less "weighty" somehow, and I feel like they tried too hard to introduce a bunch of new characters to "make up" for that. I like the redesigns of characters and usually consider them improvements or equal, though I think Bunnie's robot parts were too oversimplified. I didn't read Worlds Unite, but on a conceptual level and from what I've heard, it seems pretty awful and is definitely a blight on the reboot era. I have mixed feelings about Knuckles' lore being simplified and made closer to Sega (though obviously I know they had no choice). For all its many oftentimes severe flaws, I still like a substantial part of the Archie echidna lore and characters. However, I simultaneously really like what they did with Knuckles' much more simplified life and I recognize that a lot of the previous lore was heavily flawed. In short, I am a big fan of the reboot overall, but it is unfortunate that so much was lost too.
  5. A fairly unpopular opinion I have is that I really like the classic stages of Sonic Generations, possibly even more than the modern stages. Yes, they're hugely different from the classic games, but they're still fun 2D platforming in their own right, and I actually find the overpowered spindash to be a blast. I really hope this isn't meant seriously. If this was the case, no one could ever give a majorly negative opinion on any video game because you'd have to be crazy to 100% a game you didn't like.
  6. Your art is incredibly good. I really love watercolors and you do an excellent job with them. The lineart is also great and I love that you make tributes to so many different games.
  7. I'm pretty sure that's an extremely uncommon opinion. I can see where it's coming from, not having it does make it more challenging to gain momentum and I can see the merits of that. I usually play Sonic 1 in its original form without the spin dash and I like it that way. But I most definitely like the spin dash in general and think it's a great boon to most games it's in.
  8. isn't it great when a youtube comment is like "let's be honest, you didn't search for this" but you actually did

    1. Ferno

      Ferno

      i just wanna be led into a fun random video and feel like i've found an old cozy abandoned vid comment section without "lol YT algorithm brought me here" comments drowning out the original older comments that may've been there

    2. CrownSlayer’s Shadow

      CrownSlayer’s Shadow

      To be honest, they’re right—90% of the time I didn’t search for it and only went down the rabbit hole after coming across it by chance.

    3. Monkey Destruction Switch

      Monkey Destruction Switch

      @Ferno Fair, but it's fun when the comments section is a combination of the really new comments and the extremely old ones.

  9. I have mixed feelings about this, because I think a lot of the criticism of the series is sadly deserved, but there's also a lot of it that isn't ("Sonic was never good" and such). So I don't really blame people for thinking the series is bad, but it is annoying when people act like it's altogether trash. At the end of the day, it's something that I guess we have to learn to live with since it's not going to go away any time soon.
  10. Early Dave Manak is solid. Most of the criticism of him seems to be based on his later work, which I haven't seen enough of to give a solid opinion on, personally. But it does make sense that his style, reminiscent of classic Western cartoons, would be more fitting for the series' early history.
  11. if sega insists on making classic sonic and modern sonic separate characters/universes, the dreamcast-ish era characters/universe should also be separate

    1. Cuz

      Cuz

      ....

      I'll allow it provided Shadow and Rouge (Silver?) become "Dreamcast" locked. lol

      Fans will riot in the streets. xD

    2. Wraith

      Wraith

      even if this is ironic, no

    3. Supah Berry

      Supah Berry

      Because everyone haven't gotten enough of two sonics as is

  12. Are you bored? If so, why not read this blog post I wrote about the grand total of 2 Superman video games I've played? https://superman.nfshost.com/blog/a-quick-look-at-two-superman-games/

  13. Just played Pokemon TCG Online for the first time. It's great fun so far, but it has a major flaw...the avatars and general aesthetics are horribly off-putting and don't fit Pokemon at all.

  14. I like her. Sure, we didn't get to see much of her, but I think that's not unusual for a mother character. She's an important influence on Sonic's life and therefore the rest of the story even if she didn't get much screen time. She has a nice design even if it's not exactly Sonic-y. And I have a soft spot for parent characters, especially adoptive ones. I absolutely hope she's explored more in the sequel, and will be disappointed if she isn't.
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