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Re: LOOT's Crackle Kill Count 2 Event

Oct 22, 2012

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SCarverOrne wrote:

Before I say anything, you do know Romero's Night movies were a social commentary and allegorical... right? Cuz that seemed like a dissection of a random B-movie. And that made my brain hurt very very badly.


Night of the Liiving Dead being a social commentary doesn't excuse the fact that Romero's zombies don't look anything like zombies, which is the point I made.  The zombies themselves have nothing to do with the issue of racism the movie tried to call out.

 

Is Dawn of the Dead a social commentary too?  I know it is, being about consumerism in light of a zombie apocalypse, but the zombies were still great looking zombies, and gory, decayed-looking zombies, whether present or not, don't do anything to affect the message Romero tried to send in that movie.

 

Tell me where in my above post I said Night of the Living Dead was a bad movie BECAUSE of the implied racism of some redneck shooting a black guy dead because he "thought" it was a zombie.  I didn't say that made the movie bad, I just mentioned it.  I said the poorly-done zombies made it bad, not some redneck shooting Ben.

 

And as I just said in this post, the zombies don't do anything to enhance or destroy the message Romero made.  They're just zombies.  Replace the zombies with aliens or killer robots or demons and the same message could have been made.


I agree - tentatively... It was 1968. I don't think the public was accepting of the things they (we) are today. Even look at contemporary films like Dean Stockwell in The Dunwich Horror. Great film, great story, crappy monster. The effects weren't what it was all about. It was about the message. Only today's society can't get behind a film unless it drops an inordinate amount of special effects. I'd rather watch slow moving pale people with a great explanation (the recently dead, not necessarily violent deaths) than a Transformers-like computer graphics laden, regurgitated Hollywood money-train. Zombies themselves weren't exactly a hot topic in 1968. And Dawn of the Dead, the sequel, wasn't out til 1977. Things were different then. Just as they were in 1985 when Day of the Dead dropped. Look at the vast changes in the undead between those films.

 

I understand what you're saying, I really do. I just disagree. I hope you don't get mad about that, because I say it with all due respect. I think the 1968 Night worked admirably just the way it was - in fact, the only thing that managed to top it was the 1998 30th Anniversary Edition. Which, IMO, was so good I can't even go back and watch the 1968 version anymore. It feels... wrong, without the adaptations from the '98 version.

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Re: LOOT's Crackle Kill Count 2 Event

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if any of you are having trouble getting the rewards from the killcount 2 event complain to loot on twitter they do answer back
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Re: LOOT's Crackle Kill Count 2 Event

Oct 22, 2012

I'm from Canada and i'm happy I got the T & Axe items. Smiley Happy

Posters meh!

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Re: LOOT's Crackle Kill Count 2 Event

Oct 23, 2012

btw The Night of the Living Dead poster is an old reward.

 

living

I don't think it counts for the Kill Count 2 Event posters.

Meaning theres a total of 8. (For now)

 

Axe (M & F)

axe

 

Shirt (M & F)

Kill Count Shirt

 

Posters:

emilyblood

blood 2M 1

M 2V 1

V 2Z S

 

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Oct 23, 2012

Wish we had the option to not accept the t-shirt! Smiley Wink

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Oct 23, 2012

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Wish we had the option to not accept the t-shirt! Smiley Wink


Funny thing about the t-shirt.  See if you can spot the similarities between these 2 shirts:

 

 

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They took the Zombieland t-shirt, changed it to white, replaced the Zombieland logo with the Kill Count 2 logo, and flipped the ribcage's side and turn them into bloody guts.  They're even the same shape.  I haven't seen a more lazily-made shirt on Home.

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Oct 23, 2012

Well I'd love a tab for t-shirts. Would that free up looking through storage. When we might get wardrobe management improvements is anyone's guess. It only gets worse for those of us who do buy things each week. 

 

I try to avoid rewards that I really don't want. 

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Joanna_Dark_ wrote:

Well I'd love a tab for t-shirts. Would that free up looking through storage. When we might get wardrobe management improvements is anyone's guess. It only gets worse for those of us who do buy things each week. 

 

I try to avoid rewards that I really don't want. 


To me, the inventory menus (specifically wardrobe & furnishings) are badly in need of an update and expansion.  At the very least they need to have the same Sort By Last Used option for items in storage as they are in the normal folders.  They should also let us tag items in storage as favorites, as anyone with a large collection of items will tell you, due to the limited number of items allowed in the normal inventory folders, we place a lot of items that we use in storage, but finding many of them in storage without the ability to sort by last used or by favorites can be very time consuming.

 

The sad thing is that similar requests have been made to the managers of Home for over a year now and I have yet to see any official response to these requests, other than the typical auto-response thanking us for the suggestion... *sigh*

Sony's PlayStation Home updated mission statement...


"Like it never happened"


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Oct 23, 2012
I apologize to LOOT and congratulate them on bringing some (not all) movies to the Canada region and the rewards as well. The posters werent working for me tbh but the axe and shirt came through fine. When I had posted earlier today, the EOD had not been updated. Watching the evil dead remake currently! Happy Halloween ~
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Re: LOOT's Crackle Kill Count 2 Event

Oct 23, 2012

So no poster for Idle Hands?

Before this event I asked on Facebook (personal account, please don't add me (unless you're cool (haha))) about it and they said it was coming.  Then they announced this event... with Idle Hands mentioned.  So there's still no reward?  Ouch, to answer a personal response like that.  Of course, if it's to be added soon, then I take it back, but still.  Smiley Sad  At least they ignored me when I asked them about the Crackle hoodie not being rewarded.


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