Why do people WANT cuts?

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User Info: Terra-enforcer

Terra-enforcer
1 month ago#21
Aside from FE haters, I doubt people want cuts, we just expect them.
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User Info: Thanos6

Thanos6
1 month ago#22
Guybrush_Three posted...
Alphrin posted...
In a fighting game, you can only control the character you select, not the characters your opponent selects. And in a fighting game, half of the exprience is determined by which character your opponent selects. So if you hate fighting a certain character, it can be beneficial to your gameplay experience if that character is cut, because then you never have to fight that character anymore.

Is it selfish? Sure. But don't act like there's no personal benefit to be had.


This is the only post in the entire topic that needs to be said.

a fighting game with only 2 character to select could be just as if not more deep then one with 200 character roster. its also much more likely to be balanced and not full of characters that are a waste of time picking.

I do get this is supposed to be a party game so its all from your point of view. if you want the game to have more character's in your probably less worried about the balance of the game and more about the aesthetics with btw I have no problem with.


I'm not sure I'd call Smash a "party game," but I would say "less serious, more chaotic fighting game."
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User Info: Captainjiggz_

Captainjiggz_
1 month ago#23
Thanos6 posted...
Guybrush_Three posted...
Alphrin posted...
In a fighting game, you can only control the character you select, not the characters your opponent selects. And in a fighting game, half of the exprience is determined by which character your opponent selects. So if you hate fighting a certain character, it can be beneficial to your gameplay experience if that character is cut, because then you never have to fight that character anymore.

Is it selfish? Sure. But don't act like there's no personal benefit to be had.


This is the only post in the entire topic that needs to be said.

a fighting game with only 2 character to select could be just as if not more deep then one with 200 character roster. its also much more likely to be balanced and not full of characters that are a waste of time picking.

I do get this is supposed to be a party game so its all from your point of view. if you want the game to have more character's in your probably less worried about the balance of the game and more about the aesthetics with btw I have no problem with.


I'm not sure I'd call Smash a "party game," but I would say "less serious, more chaotic fighting game."


Smash is a party game. The main selling point is playing with 4 players.
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User Info: HylianHobbit

HylianHobbit
1 month ago#24
Thanos6 posted...
HylianHobbit posted...
Because, believe it or not, their presence in the game keeps out characters who deserve to be in the game far more. If cutting 2 Fire Emblem characters could mean getting K Rool and a Metroid character, I would do it in a heartbeat.


I'd rather go without a character I love, then get that character but at the expense of making someone else lose their favorite.

But does anyone actually like Wii Fit Trainer?
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User Info: uberking422

uberking422
1 month ago#25
HylianHobbit posted...
Because, believe it or not, their presence in the game keeps out characters who deserve to be in the game far more. If cutting 2 Fire Emblem characters could mean getting K Rool and a Metroid character, I would do it in a heartbeat.

That's never a guarantee, and it's silly to bargain over imaginary character points just to get your dream roster.

User Info: joelenheimer

joelenheimer
1 month ago#26
Thanos6 posted...
I can understand talking about "if characters have to go, which ones would you prefer" and things like that, but why are some people actively pushing for characters to get cut?

There's certainly characters in Smash that I hate, loathe, and despise; characters whom I play the bare minimum with to unlock things and then never touch again; but I don't want them gone. I know they have fans of their own who enjoy them, and I don't want to take away their fun.

And besides that, I'd lose my favorite punching bags. :)

Clone characters like Lucina. The only difference between her and Marth is spacing and percentages. I love Lucina but c'mon, she's unnecessary.

User Info: Thanos6

Thanos6
1 month ago#27
joelenheimer posted...
Thanos6 posted...
I can understand talking about "if characters have to go, which ones would you prefer" and things like that, but why are some people actively pushing for characters to get cut?

There's certainly characters in Smash that I hate, loathe, and despise; characters whom I play the bare minimum with to unlock things and then never touch again; but I don't want them gone. I know they have fans of their own who enjoy them, and I don't want to take away their fun.

And besides that, I'd lose my favorite punching bags. :)

Clone characters like Lucina. The only difference between her and Marth is spacing and percentages. I love Lucina but c'mon, she's unnecessary.

So again, why cut her?

I can understand making the argument "she never should have been added in the first place" but now that she's already here, why remove her? She takes minimal tweaks to Marth, and if you cut her, some players lose their favorite character. Every character is somebody's favorite.
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User Info: Sailor_Razor

Sailor_Razor
1 month ago#28
They're compensating for some inadequacy in their life, I guess?

I mean, Dr. Mario, Lucina, and Dark Pit are useless as far as additions go, but at worst they're disposable. Even if they keep their differing stats from Mario, Marth, and Pit, they should still be junctioned into their slots. It just looks kind of tacky to have three characters that are nearly identical to three others.

User Info: WeaverSerawl

WeaverSerawl
1 month ago#29
Because if we cut Dark Pit he'll obviously be replaced by Ridley

I'm going to main Dark Pit just to piss off the haters
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User Info: Odyssey382

Odyssey382
1 month ago#30
HylianHobbit posted...
Thanos6 posted...
HylianHobbit posted...
Because, believe it or not, their presence in the game keeps out characters who deserve to be in the game far more. If cutting 2 Fire Emblem characters could mean getting K Rool and a Metroid character, I would do it in a heartbeat.


I'd rather go without a character I love, then get that character but at the expense of making someone else lose their favorite.

But does anyone actually like Wii Fit Trainer?

I enjoyed playing as her sometimes

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