Zero Punctuation: Yahtzee Goes to GDC

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I don't care about the censoring really, but it seems odd that Yahtzee said that his videos were not going to be censored because of the previews in his last update, and then the next video he does is censored! It's to be expected for the actual event, but those beeps were added in, why not keep the pure version for the Escapist? Fuck. There I said it. Who cares? The forum rules allow for it. Censoring this only makes Yahtzee look bad by contradicting him, it's completely unnecessary.

I'm resentful of your fame, Ben. Start sharing.

Easykill:
why not keep the pure version for the Escapist?

Well, I can think of two reasons off the top of my head -

1) Maybe there is none. (Maybe Yahtzee made the videos specifically for the event and didn't think to have a 'pure' version to send to The Escapist.) This is what I presume to be the case - and why I was telling people to lay off it already, since I don't see the 'extra work' needed to give us all an (un)clean version justified, or at least not the vehement demanding tone that some people here are wielding about it.

2) Maybe when they said they were going to upload the videos intended for the GDC, they indeed meant the videos intended for the GDC. As in, that exact version. As in, staying true to their word with pedantry, even if some of you aren't enjoying that.

Either way, I don't see how Yahtzee was contradicted - the Escapist editors didn't censor anything. Whether it was Yahtzee himself that did the censoring as means of social commentary (as was suggested by some) or the GDC people saying, "We dunn want dat kinda language 'ere, mate," it wasn't censored by The Escapist Magazine.

In fact, Yahtzee mentioned that the abstract entity 'Not The Escapist Magazine' - or rather, in his particular highlight, G4, even though I don't know who that is - may, in fact, censor. He simply stressed The Escapist Magazine's editors would never do such a thing. In the case of his blog post, it was someone making censored previews of The Escapist's raw material. In this case, The Escapist is using something for Zero Punctuation that was already censored in its raw form before it was passed by the editors.

Comments for 'the other side': some of you are calling people out for wanting to hear the swearwords by claiming they're immature. Please don't do that - Zero Punctuation indeed thrives of its brutal language, so it's not surprising that people would like to see it left intact. It is part of the artwork. It has nothing to do with immaturity, and everything to do with "the full experience". It's like taking a black crayon and blocking out genitals in a figure drawing. If people complained about that, surely you wouldn't think they're complaining because they are immature and merely look at the images as pornography?

The only reason I don't mind the censorship is because this is very much removed from the norm of Zero Punctuation, and I think we should all be grateful we're getting anything at all (and not 'just' another Travelogue). It's for a different audience with entirely different values. I'd probably be very irked if the ZP weeklies would be censored.

I'm a little surprised there's so much anger on both sides of this equation, to be honest. I don't understand why people are so glaringly upset about the censorship (see above for my reasoning), and I don't really understand why people are aggressive towards those that are. In particular, if both sides are calling each other "idiots", then it's evident that at least one side is wrong about that observation - and chances are both are.

Folks, we're all human, let's treat each other with a sliver of respect, all right?

*expects irony to hit with a the force of a thrown brick right about now, braces* >.>

pinkgothic:

Easykill:
why not keep the pure version for the Escapist?

Well, I can think of two reasons off the top of my head -

1) Maybe there is none. (Maybe Yahtzee made the videos specifically for the event and didn't think to have a 'pure' version to send to The Escapist.) This is what I presume to be the case - and why I was telling people to lay off it already, since I don't see the 'extra work' needed to give us all an (un)clean version justified, or at least not the vehement demanding tone that some people here are wielding about it.

2) Maybe when they said they were going to upload the videos intended for the GDC, they indeed meant the videos intended for the GDC. As in, that exact version. As in, staying true to their word with pedantry, even if some of you aren't enjoying that.

Either way, I don't see how Yahtzee was contradicted - the Escapist editors didn't censor anything. Whether it was Yahtzee himself that did the censoring as means of social commentary (as was suggested by some) or the GDC people saying, "We dunn want dat kinda language 'ere, mate," it wasn't censored by The Escapist Magazine.

In fact, Yahtzee mentioned that the abstract entity 'Not The Escapist Magazine' - or rather, in his particular highlight, G4, even though I don't know who that is - may, in fact, censor. He simply stressed The Escapist Magazine's editors would never do such a thing. In the case of his blog post, it was someone making censored previews of The Escapist's raw material. In this case, The Escapist is using something for Zero Punctuation that was already censored in its raw form before it was passed by the editors.

Comments for 'the other side': some of you are calling people out for wanting to hear the swearwords by claiming they're immature. Please don't do that - Zero Punctuation indeed thrives of its brutal language, so it's not surprising that people would like to see it left intact. It is part of the artwork. It has nothing to do with immaturity, and everything to do with "the full experience". It's like taking a black crayon and blocking out genitals in a figure drawing. If people complained about that, surely you wouldn't think they're complaining because they are immature and merely look at the images as pornography?

The only reason I don't mind the censorship is because this is very much removed from the norm of Zero Punctuation, and I think we should all be grateful we're getting anything at all (and not 'just' another Travelogue). It's for a different audience with entirely different values. I'd probably be very irked if the ZP weeklies would be censored.

I'm a little surprised there's so much anger on both sides of this equation, to be honest. I don't understand why people are so glaringly upset about the censorship (see above for my reasoning), and I don't really understand why people are aggressive towards those that are. In particular, if both sides are calling each other "idiots", then it's evident that at least one side is wrong about that observation - and chances are both are.

Folks, we're all human, let's treat each other with a sliver of respect, all right?

*expects irony to hit with a the force of a thrown brick right about now, braces* >.>

tl;dr

Dr. Whiggs:

pinkgothic:

Easykill:
why not keep the pure version for the Escapist?

Well, I can think of two reasons off the top of my head -

1) Maybe there is none. (Maybe Yahtzee made the videos specifically for the event and didn't think to have a 'pure' version to send to The Escapist.) This is what I presume to be the case - and why I was telling people to lay off it already, since I don't see the 'extra work' needed to give us all an (un)clean version justified, or at least not the vehement demanding tone that some people here are wielding about it.

2) Maybe when they said they were going to upload the videos intended for the GDC, they indeed meant the videos intended for the GDC. As in, that exact version. As in, staying true to their word with pedantry, even if some of you aren't enjoying that.

Either way, I don't see how Yahtzee was contradicted - the Escapist editors didn't censor anything. Whether it was Yahtzee himself that did the censoring as means of social commentary (as was suggested by some) or the GDC people saying, "We dunn want dat kinda language 'ere, mate," it wasn't censored by The Escapist Magazine.

In fact, Yahtzee mentioned that the abstract entity 'Not The Escapist Magazine' - or rather, in his particular highlight, G4, even though I don't know who that is - may, in fact, censor. He simply stressed The Escapist Magazine's editors would never do such a thing. In the case of his blog post, it was someone making censored previews of The Escapist's raw material. In this case, The Escapist is using something for Zero Punctuation that was already censored in its raw form before it was passed by the editors.

Comments for 'the other side': some of you are calling people out for wanting to hear the swearwords by claiming they're immature. Please don't do that - Zero Punctuation indeed thrives of its brutal language, so it's not surprising that people would like to see it left intact. It is part of the artwork. It has nothing to do with immaturity, and everything to do with "the full experience". It's like taking a black crayon and blocking out genitals in a figure drawing. If people complained about that, surely you wouldn't think they're complaining because they are immature and merely look at the images as pornography?

The only reason I don't mind the censorship is because this is very much removed from the norm of Zero Punctuation, and I think we should all be grateful we're getting anything at all (and not 'just' another Travelogue). It's for a different audience with entirely different values. I'd probably be very irked if the ZP weeklies would be censored.

I'm a little surprised there's so much anger on both sides of this equation, to be honest. I don't understand why people are so glaringly upset about the censorship (see above for my reasoning), and I don't really understand why people are aggressive towards those that are. In particular, if both sides are calling each other "idiots", then it's evident that at least one side is wrong about that observation - and chances are both are.

Folks, we're all human, let's treat each other with a sliver of respect, all right?

*expects irony to hit with a the force of a thrown brick right about now, braces* >.>

tl;dr

LoL. Good points though.

Dr. Whiggs:
tl;dr

Woe, the pain! I can't take it anymore! I think I'm going to throw myself off the nearest bridge.

;P

pinkgothic:

Dr. Whiggs:
tl;dr

Woe, the pain! I can't take it anymore! I think I'm going to throw myself off the nearest bridge.

;P

You wound me, sir.

Poida12:
Though it is not worth noting Stoic doesn't mean what Yahtzee thinks Stoic means. I am not going to bother to go into the details here except to say that true Stoicism is simply accepting neccessity (i am currently writing a thesis on Stoicism so trust me on this). There is a difference between silent and Stoic, between emotionless and being in control of your emotions. But who really cares about that besides me? Go forth and read Marcus Aurelius' Meditations friends and foes alike.

I say this because technically the Bioshock guy isn't Stoic at all (and technically is called Jack and so also has a name) but rather is just a gun toting guy. So Gordon Freeman should win by default. He is a man who is in a real shitty situation completely outside his control who just accepts it and makes the best of it. That is definantely Stoic. While Jack is to some extent driven by forces outside his control he doesn't take them well at all. In fact it you take into account the endings to the game he is either too nice or too mean to ever be Stoic. But like i said who really cares about my wild ramblings?

How is the 'Bioshock guy' not stoic at all? Forgive me if I'm wrong, but most unrestrained people (especially those in situation of fear, pain and severe distress in a terrifying mutant-infested underwater city)would be running around like a man on fire shouting "SHIT SHIT ITS GAME OVER MAN! GAME OVER!". I mean lets face facts here, to walk into what is figuratively the epitemy of horror takes a damn sure stoic attitude. Gordon Freeman at the very least has a seemingly attractive companion, a HEV suit, a legendary status, and he clearly went to Specsavers - he's not restrained, he's just well equipped.

In regards to the review... its just a review. I enjoyed it, censorship or not it made me laugh. For me Yahtzee is more or less like most of the people I know, a miserable constantly complaining satirical bastard who cant help but criticize. A friend of mine once made a well constructed argument that the "The Scream" (by Edvard Munch) is that crap that nobody can even understand what its supposed to be... thats Yahtzee, its satire, its meant to be satire, it doesn't matter what his views are and it doesn't matter what his views stand for, its an opinion; an opinion which is funnily enough constructed around a rant. You might as well call the Pope biased towards Catholicism.

If you want a none-biased opinion based on equality, fairness and a decent moral standard go read the Daily Mail.

Dr. Whiggs:
You wound me, sir.

And, argh, NOES! I fail at witty comeback! *lies broken on the floor*

Okay, you win the internet for today.
Don't break it, please, I like it here.

pinkgothic:

Dr. Whiggs:
You wound me, sir.

And, argh, NOES! I fail at witty comeback! *lies broken on the floor*

Okay, you win the internet for today.
Don't break it, please, I like it here.

Is this good natured ribbing or are we fighting?

Apologies for blurring that line - it was intended as good-natured ribbing. And I honestly failed at witty comeback there... so I am turning over the internet to you for today. ^_~

Please do not beep in the future. It detracts from the humor considerably.

eupharis:
Please do not beep in the future. It detracts from the humor considerably.

How does bleeping detract from the humour?

I'm struggling to understand why so many people are unhappy with the bleeping. Swearing should not create humour in itself, its the context the word is used in that should create the amusement. In my case the bleeping did not ditract from the overall humour of the presentation, I could understand the words clearly, and the censorship obviously just a formality due to the fact this video was presented at a professional conference.

To imagine these sort of reviews as being ruined thanks to the (albeit useless) censorship of curse words if just insulting to the maker, it gives no credit to the creativity behind the writing of the well constructed jokes/puns/insinuations. Its like judging all Yahtzee's effort on whether or not we can fully hear the words "fuck, twat and prick".

kingflab:

eupharis:
Please do not beep in the future. It detracts from the humor considerably.

How does bleeping detract from the humour?

It seemed to be pitched higher than the standard bleep which really ruined it for me.

I seem to have developed a terrible crush on pinkgothic.

I probably should have noted in my original comment that I found quite a bit funny in this week's installment, despite the horrendous high-pitched beeps that tried to destroy my eardrums. I just think it's unfortunate that people who don't want to hear a censored version are getting slammed so roundly in this thread -- it never occurred to me that there would be people who *liked* hearing bleeps in the middle of narration.

Hilarious as usual, clever writing, I just hope the bleeps don't stay for good.

i miss the swearing
censorship is bad

stacia123:
I seem to have developed a terrible crush on pinkgothic.

You keep your hands off him/her, homewrecker.

Having skimmed the thread, I can safely say that you people will complain about anything. A video intended for a convention audience has halfway-bleeped curse words that are still perfectly intelligible? EVERYTHING IS RUINED FOREVER!

Anyhow, great video. Didn't get much more than a chuckle out of the console reviews, possibly because I don't actually own any of them, but other than that it was good stuff. Especially the magical hand that shoots bees.

pinkgothic:

I don't really understand why people are aggressive towards those that are. In particular, if both sides are calling each other "idiots", then it's evident that at least one side is wrong about that observation - and chances are both are.

some of those complaining about the censorship are being called idiots for legit reasons like believing this is permanent then stating that they will no longer watch ZP. some haven't bothered to read anything posted saying this was made and censored for a live audience.

the censorship didn't bother me, partly because my brain functions and is capable of filling in the few blanks, but mostly because i understood why it was censored before even watching it. some people complaining about the censorship are right in defending free speech and all, but others are doing it out of pure immaturity. hopefully the ones that say they won't be back mean it.

as for the video itself, you could tell he had a time limit he talked so fast. rehashing jokes is acceptible since we're not the intended audience. so it wasn't great but still good.

im just speaking up because page after page of posts reflected an opinion i agreed with and then some moron got up on their bandwaggon and started the 'cant we all just get along' happy horseshit and calling people idiots because they had the nerve to make a post saying they hated the censorship.

i can assure anyone that is reading i am NOT a child, im a 36 year old United States Marine (retired) that actualy spent some time in the sand (in gulf 1) with a weapon standing a post to defend freedoms like freedom of expression. perhaps some of my hostility on this issue DOES come from an overreaction to what i do see and an over censoring of American media in all forms (im still pissed that the Witcher got cut down for American sale) but though that may be a part of this it is by far not the only part for me.

time after time i see posts on formus like this where the vast majority of people dont like something but when they say so there is allwayws a few turds that want to take exception, they allways come across as being holyer than thou and act like anyone that would have the gall to possably dissagree with them are just kids or feeble minded or what have you. well im here to tell you that in THIS case you have met your match, im not a kid and im certianly NOT feeble minded and in reguards to the actualy issue in question (censorship in case you missed it) if your for it at any level then you are the idiot. there is a right and a wrong way of doing things and censorship is the wrong way.

ive seen several replys now that seem to want to say that the censorship was done on purpose. bull shit. thats all i can say about that. simply because of its true than Yahtzee is a hack and we all know hes not. if the censorship was put in by yahtzee himself as a part of making some kind of a statment then it fell flat, it played like a fart in church and hes just not that bad that he could screw something like that up. so that means that the censorship was imposed. making all the arguments about how its 'not that bad' wrong. its not your work first of all so your judgment about how it 'did hurt anything' is meaningless, second of all it DID hurt the clip as page after page of replys attest to here. and 3rd if this was yahtzees "big break" do you really think that this clip gives a good reflection of his work? with a screaming BEEP every couple of seconds to totaly jar you out of the flow?

yahtzee got his 'big break', im sure he dusted off his thong and his push up bra, spent days in his basement working it on his home made stripper pole, choosing just the right song to dance too, and the right boa to use for the tease portion, perfected his act only to arrive and be told 'ohh yeah you cant take your cloths off because this is an awards show'

and to the person that said in effect it was an awards show made for TV so censorship is to be expected, ill just say again then why bother to get someone for that show knowing that what he does wont be suitable for TV? if you want yahtzee then take what comes along if you want Ward and June Cleaver then get THEM instead.

dont take our $20 hooker slap more than a few Beeps on his work and try and make him Queen of England just because its on TV. just because a cat has a kitten in an oven dont make it a muffin.

You may not be a child, but you apparently lack reading comprehension. Your point was already made, in a much better fashion. I know that goes ditto for most of the others in this forum, but you were the last post, so it gets directed at you.

Also, be careful trying to godwin the thread with the marine comment. I know quite a few people that consider marines to be quite childish, seeing as they do what they are told without question. And reposting what has already been said doesn't help fight the "dumb Marine" stereotype, either.

The DNF bit had me in stitches!! awsomeness all over

b4 i was 18 the whole of the internet had a birth date security thing, now im over 18 everything is just censored!!

Escapist! Stop the beeps, stop them now, right now...

dont mistake me trikly i didnt bring up the fact that im a Marine(R) because i expect any kind of special attention, Marines have been called "Dumb" since they were created, its a point of Pride for us. and the comment about doing what we are told without question shows pure ignorance (in the literal way) on your part. but arguing about things like this is like fucking for virginity.

the reason i pointed that out is in hopes that those that want to pretend they are 'above it all' and make comments snearing at others opinions as if anyone that has an opinion that doesnt agree with them are just children or morons perhaps could get over themselves for a moment and actualy think about WHY people feel the need to comment on this issue even if the comment is just 'censorship=bad'. im not a child, im very well educated, and certianly experianced with the world in general probibaly more so than you average poster at this sight, not something i expect to be praised over but the point did need to be made.

to assume that someone is a child and ignorant simply because they dont agree with you is just asking for a fight. and as everyone knows the last thing you should expect when you challange a 'dumb Marine' to a fight is for them to simply roll over and die, we are all too a man and woman to stupid NOT to fight :)

*wanders off with his rifle pearched on the end of his massive erection*

Why the FUCK is this video censored? Why in God's holy name would you take the one thing, Zero Punctuation, that directs any traffic to your site whatsoever, and rape it until it becomes and abosolutly worthless piece of drivel. I'll watch next week, but if that's censored as well, then I'm done. No more.

Why would it even be edited for a conference of game developers? They are all grown ups, and many probably drop f-bombs in their own games.

Anyone else get the feeling that Yahtzee is feeling a bit, er, overworked? or at least stressed out?
Maybe he should get a week off or something.

mekaonija:

Indigo_Dingo:

vidiotz.com:
3) About the console wars thing, the XBox 360 showing up drunk thing was probably a stab at the reliability issues. If the Red Ring of Death thing wasn't as much of an issue, the PS3 would have had a harder time than it did last year.

The Ps3 has better graphics, better sound quality, has better controls, is just better.

I wouldn't go that far, the PS3 has a better CPU and is more powerful but the Xbox360 has a better GPU so in some if not most cases it can make games look much richer in colour on the Xbox360 and play them at higher resolutions. I will say now that the cost is coming down the PS3 is looking better especially because of its blueray player which is now the victor of the format war. At first though the Xbox360 had greater game selection so as soon as some of the better PS3 titles start coming out things should start looking better for the PS3. So from the start the Xbox360 was much better than the expensive PS3 but now that its price is coming down I can start to agree that the PS3 is better is some perspectives.

You both make valid points on the merits of the PS3, and there's something to the momentum that PS3 is getting right now. The PS3 is a truly next-gen package, and can last long term potentially for Sony (Sony gave the PS3 a ten year window, as opposed to the typical 5 for consoles).

On the flip side, as far as gaming experience (variety, multi- and single- player, etc) the 360 is considered the winner by the gaming industry at the moment. Case in point: Assassin's Creed, originally a PS3 exclusive, has sold 1 million copies for the 360, 200K for the PS3. Look at MetaCritic, and in most cases, you'll find that the average rating for the 360 version of a cross platform game is typically higher than that the comparable PS3 version. Game attach rate is also unusually high for the 360 compared to the PS3 and the Wii.

With all that said, my comments were not about fanboyism, but about selling. Last holiday season, the biggest barriers to entry for the PS3 were cost and lack of games, in that order. The largest barrier to XBox 360 entry was (and still is) the reliability issue. As a shopper, if you could buy a gaming console that's in stores for $20 more than the Wii (which is not in stock, of course), has hundreds of games already, including every game that you've read about on game sites for months, would you buy it and two games; or, would you buy a game system that is $140 more than you were planning to spend, with only a few of the games that you like available, then go home and watch a nice movie on it? If the 360 purchaser didn't have to worry about a buying a high-def paper weight, the choice would be obvious to someone who just wants to play games right now.

Wyatt:
im just speaking up because page after page of posts reflected an opinion i agreed with and then some moron got up on their bandwaggon and started the 'cant we all just get along' happy horseshit and calling people idiots because they had the nerve to make a post saying they hated the censorship.

i can assure anyone that is reading i am NOT a child, im a 36 year old United States Marine (retired) that actualy spent some time in the sand (in gulf 1) with a weapon standing a post to defend freedoms like freedom of expression. perhaps some of my hostility on this issue DOES come from an overreaction to what i do see and an over censoring of American media in all forms (im still pissed that the Witcher got cut down for American sale) but though that may be a part of this it is by far not the only part for me.

time after time i see posts on formus like this where the vast majority of people dont like something but when they say so there is allwayws a few turds that want to take exception, they allways come across as being holyer than thou and act like anyone that would have the gall to possably dissagree with them are just kids or feeble minded or what have you. well im here to tell you that in THIS case you have met your match, im not a kid and im certianly NOT feeble minded and in reguards to the actualy issue in question (censorship in case you missed it) if your for it at any level then you are the idiot. there is a right and a wrong way of doing things and censorship is the wrong way.

ive seen several replys now that seem to want to say that the censorship was done on purpose. bull shit. thats all i can say about that. simply because of its true than Yahtzee is a hack and we all know hes not. if the censorship was put in by yahtzee himself as a part of making some kind of a statment then it fell flat, it played like a fart in church and hes just not that bad that he could screw something like that up. so that means that the censorship was imposed. making all the arguments about how its 'not that bad' wrong. its not your work first of all so your judgment about how it 'did hurt anything' is meaningless, second of all it DID hurt the clip as page after page of replys attest to here. and 3rd if this was yahtzees "big break" do you really think that this clip gives a good reflection of his work? with a screaming BEEP every couple of seconds to totaly jar you out of the flow?

yahtzee got his 'big break', im sure he dusted off his thong and his push up bra, spent days in his basement working it on his home made stripper pole, choosing just the right song to dance too, and the right boa to use for the tease portion, perfected his act only to arrive and be told 'ohh yeah you cant take your cloths off because this is an awards show'

and to the person that said in effect it was an awards show made for TV so censorship is to be expected, ill just say again then why bother to get someone for that show knowing that what he does wont be suitable for TV? if you want yahtzee then take what comes along if you want Ward and June Cleaver then get THEM instead.

dont take our $20 hooker slap more than a few Beeps on his work and try and make him Queen of England just because its on TV. just because a cat has a kitten in an oven dont make it a muffin.

This isn't a restriction of freedoms, and censorship in this case is not the wrong thing to do. We're not censoring information here and to compare the censorship of curse words -in a presentation aimed at a professional audience for a one-off special- is a dangerous idea. Its not a matter of impeding on our personal rights, its a matter of common courtesy. Political censorship is a dangerous tool, this is not the same case... its not even censorship, its just making foul words less powerful. Turning this very subject into a topic of freedom of speech is just insulting to that very principle, freedom of speech is a political idea giving citizens the right to open constructed opinion, their right to stand up to their values, and a basic common respect when expressing our views ... this has nothing to do with not swearing. Had this been a video where Yahtzee spends most of his presentation insulting the USA, would that have been acceptable? No, because its possibly offensive to a good majority of the audience, the same applies for foul language.

Censorship is not a 'wrong' way to do things, abuse and missuse of censorship is. Theres a massive difference between censoring information and political ideas, than there is in bleeping out a few foul words in order to make a decent video acceptable to a mixed audience.

As for Yahtzee's position in this censorship, I doubt he cares, the jokes and puns he made were brilliant nonetheless, bleeped swearing doesn't really divert from that. Its no coincidence that the only presentation he's made to go infront of a live audience also happened to be censored.

I should point out, I don't have anything against swearing, but I also accept that some professionalism needs to be maintained from time to time, there are times when the target audience may not all be the sort of people who find foul language acceptable - such as a massive conference -, where as viewers of Yahtzee know what to expect the people in that audience might not be too happy to here foul language booming through the nearby speakers.#

-edit- Oh, and I forgot to mention. I fully agree with your position of censorship of the media, although I live in the UK. However, I think there is a large difference between censorship of adult material in video games as opposed to censorship of swearing in a presentation aimed at a mixed audience. A video game is targeted at a specific audience, it has warnings of adult content on the back and the buyers are at their own discretion as to whether or not they want to use a product with such content, in the case of Yahtzee's presentation at GDC the audience may not have all appreciated Yahtzee's style, they cant simply shut their own ears and make the noises go away. You get exactly what you pay for in a game/dvd, the same as we get exactly what we expect from one of Yahtzee's videos on this website - lots of the people in that audience may have been there strictly for professional reasons; not to have some crude English guy rant and swear in a short presentation (apologies Yahtzee). Which is why I understand censorship in this case. What I don't like is when people try to impose their morals onto my lifestyle, despite them not having used anything that they try to change. If an organisation that didn't play video games campaigned for foul language to be censored in 18+ rated games, I would be highly annoyed, on the other hand if somebody showed Apocalypse Now on daytime TV I could fully understand censorship.

kingflab:

If you want a none-biased opinion based on equality, fairness and a decent moral standard go read the Daily Mail.

errr non biased? have you ever read the daily mail?

Wyatt i respect everything you have said on this but personally mate dealing with some of the people on here you are wasting your breath and as for the censorship well i certainly didn't like it but providing it's a one off for an awards show then i'm not gonna get my panties up in a bunch. But the way alot of people on here spit venom you would think they had to sell their grandmothers to get their weekly slice of Yahtzee not it was something that they got for FREE!

Drong:

kingflab:

If you want a none-biased opinion based on equality, fairness and a decent moral standard go read the Daily Mail.

errr non biased? have you ever read the daily mail?

It was satire mate, that was the point I was trying to get across in the post.

Has anyone put forth the thought Yahtzee knew beforehand that his video would have been censored at least by G4 and he censored the piece poorly himself so what was bleeped was still easily figured out? I mean why would G4 bother to try to censor an already censored piece?

I think it might have been his sly way of defeating the censorship of his work by doing such a poor job.

I dunno just my theory.

The biggest problem I had with the censorship was the fact that his speech is very fast and while processing what the bleep was I lost what was said directly after the bleep. No big deal though I just rewound it a bit and listened again.

Yahtzee will always be funny, epsecially the "hand that shoots bees" part for this video, but I hope the censorship doesn't become a regular thing, it was really annoying! Like some people have said it made funny things less funny(I know it was because this was shown in public), but other than that great job

Oh yes I almost forgot:

Prick= censored

Bitch= fire away Yahtzee!

Take THAT female kind lol.

I actually found the bleeps painful and jarring on my ears, lower pitch is required if bleeping is necessary.

I also have been rather disappointed with Sim city societies and this vid, its no crysis or Guitar Hero thats for sure.

Ps: English(UK) spellings rule, but i'm biased

out of curiosity, but does anyone know the application that yahtzee uses to make his visuals? I wanted to use them for a project at school, but I don't know what it is

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