The Great Hippo wrote:One of the ironies of the whole "NPC meme" thing is that using something like the "NPC meme" to dismiss criticism is precisely the sort of mindless regurgitation of shallow talking points that the "NPC meme" claims to satirize.Pfhorrest wrote:I never really did understand that "orange man bad" meme. I mean... yes, rando altright troll, the orange man is bad, which is what the person you're responding to was just saying, probably much more eloquently. Do you have a point? I was going to compare it to the idea of liberals responding to conservative critiques of Obama with "black man bad", but then in that context it sounds like they're implying the conservatives don't like Obama because he's black (which is probably often true), whereas I don't think (at least I hope not) that anyone thinks anyone dislikes Trump just because of his bad spray tan.
What worries me about it as a gamer is that you aren't supposed to feel bad about killing npcs because they don't feel anything.
+have no name
+say the same lines over and over
The picture used
+bead eyes with no color
It's saying that these people don't matter, they're all the same, they have no faces/emotions/are 1 dimensional