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The Decline of a Great Webcomic: The Ctrl+Alt+Del Story
« on: July 14, 2008, 03:18:10 am »
So, I've read this comic for about 2 years. I Love CAD. I do. Very much. When it's poking fun at a game and making lighthearted Warhammer jokes about collectibles.


HOWEVER, SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER The new storyline is very very disappointing to me. If you watch Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw's episode of Zero Punctuation about Webcomics, then you'll basically be presented with a series of valid points on the "Not liking the new storyline or gaming webcomics that rip off PA either" side of the fence.

Before I watched this episode, I tried to agree with Tim Buckley that this would be an interesting story, but now, I'm really tired of it. Especially today. I think Ethan's head is going to end up brain soup all over his TV and Xbox/friend Zeke at the hands of a 12-gauge triggered by a well placed joystick. Come to think of it, that seems to be where it's going.

Or they do the Click thing and make it all a dream.

Opinions?

And here's the link to that ZP video. http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/zero-punctuation/108-Webcomics

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Re: The Decline of a Great Webcomic: The Ctrl+Alt+Del Story
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2008, 03:39:33 am »
CAD has always sucked. Long live PA.

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Re: The Decline of a Great Webcomic: The Ctrl+Alt+Del Story
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2008, 04:47:35 am »
Besides reading 8BT (go figure) back in the day (who consistently keeps up w/it, I'll never know), I always check out White Ninja...I've only ever read a few random Ctrl+Alt+Del and never thought it was very good...maybe just not my type of humor? Maybe you need to get into it at a certain point? I've never cared enough about it to test these theories.

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Re: The Decline of a Great Webcomic: The Ctrl+Alt+Del Story
« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2008, 09:28:29 am »
I'm an avid 8-bit reader, as well as:

Diesel Sweeties, http://www.dieselsweeties.com/
VG Cats, http://www.vgcats.com/new/
Dinosaur Comics, http://www.qwantz.com/about.html
Alien Loves Predator, http://www.alienlovespredator.com/

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Re: The Decline of a Great Webcomic: The Ctrl+Alt+Del Story
« Reply #5 on: July 14, 2008, 10:17:15 am »
I've been reading 8-bit Theater religiously since episode 80.


And yeah, CAD does pretty much suck, and there are a number of good comics out there to replace it.

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Re: The Decline of a Great Webcomic: The Ctrl+Alt+Del Story
« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2008, 12:31:43 pm »
Speaking of 8-bit, does anyone know when the next flash movie will come out? It's been years since episode five...

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Re: The Decline of a Great Webcomic: The Ctrl+Alt+Del Story
« Reply #7 on: July 14, 2008, 02:29:28 pm »
I started with 8Bit, then got hooked onto Bob and George, which I read all the way to the end, and now I read Penny Arcade and Least I Could Do.

CAD has always sucked.

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Re: The Decline of a Great Webcomic: The Ctrl+Alt+Del Story
« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2008, 02:41:33 pm »
Really? I liked CAD for quite a while now..

But as far as webcomics go, VGCats and Penny Arcade still reign as kings.

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Re: The Decline of a Great Webcomic: The Ctrl+Alt+Del Story
« Reply #9 on: July 15, 2008, 04:56:44 am »
Speaking of 8-bit, does anyone know when the next flash movie will come out? It's been years since episode five...

Pierre had a baby, so never as far as I know.


Plus, there's over 1000 comics now, so it would be ridiculous to try to make them all into a flash series.