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My dad (who some of you might remember from this) is not exactly a hardcore gamer. As a kid, I managed to get him
into a few SNES titles, namely Super Mario Kart, Ken Griffey Jr's MLB,
and Link to the Past. Once I grew up and left the house, he completely
stayed away from gaming. However, like so many casual or non-gamers, he
was fascinated by the Wii and bought one a couple of years ago.
Considering he had shown interest in quality titles in the past, I
thought I'd take a shot in the dark and get him Resident Evil 4 for his
birthday and see what he thought of it. Despite being completely
separated from the gaming world for almost a decade, he somehow got
addicted to it. Here are the (safe for work) texts I've received from him so far regarding his
experience:"I swear these zombies are yelling something about Diet Pepsi to me""I think the guy that sells me things is Ben Stiller""I'm finding that zombies don't respond to reason""What the hell are these circle color thingies?""I don't think that El Gigante got enough hugs as a baby mutant""I can either get killed by a million crazy people with chainsaws, or one giant crazy monster that throws rocks""I just beat tall, fiery, skeleton-y
guy""I swear the fire-throwing monks are saying 'Naughty S.U.V.' when they approach me""So apparently it's a bad idea to release a giant
mutant guy with claws for hands from his prison cell""Being Ashley sucks""Do all games portray women as helpless?""Wolves shouldn't have tentacles"
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lol nice. your dad seems like a cool guy haha. you should hear some of the things my grandmother says HAHHAHA
That's great. I love the reactions that non-gamers have to games.
And you know, a lot of the time I think that game characters are saying completely nonsensical things to me too. If your not really listening, some lines can strike you as really funny!
90% win, 10% hilarious
Get creative with filters and post the NSFW ones too!
Full of win Dan! Your dad sounds like a funny guy. Comments are priceless! Nice job!
I litterally laughed out loud to the diet pepsi remark. :)
Oh my God that's hilarious! I'd love to hear the NSFW texts he sent you, ha ha. As for those religious fanatics, I always thought they were saying 'Yellow S.U.V.' myself. Weird.
Reminds me of the comments that my own dad made during Boom Blox... "Kill the beavers!"
"So apparently it's a bad idea to release a giant mutant guy with claws for hands from his prison cell"
Very nice! I want to hear the NSFW texts!
I was gonna say what Meagan already said!
That's hilarious. Now, we know where you get your sense of humor from. :)
I've been wondering for the longest time what those zombies were saying. Now I know.
wolve's shouldn't have tentacle's. He's absolutely right. They should have diet pepsi with the zombies and monk's, as they talk about those naughty S.U.V.'s.
This is one of the funniest, most creative blog posts I've ever read. HILARIOUS!
"I swear these zombies are yelling something about Diet Pepsi to me"
Funny stuff indeed.
Thats is one funny man right there.
That was awesome.