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If FireRed has taught me anything it'll be like 50% Arin not knowing how to play Pokemon and 50% Dan reacting to new Pokemon (admittedly I like that, it's very cute)

Hell, it took them years to finally beat FireRed because Arin gave it to someone to train his Pokemon for him.

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didn't they always say RPGs do play well for grumps?

arn't both grumps slots RPGS right now?

seems bold

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I gotta say, having the menus on the lower screen of the 3DS makes for a slightly awkward capture, though I guess they'd be no better than any other Let's Players out there who show both screens vertical of each other. It just feels a little tedious not knowing what moves or items they're selecting during battle, I guess. I have a feeling that Dan and Arin will ignore Refresh altogether, thus missing out on increasing their Pokémon's happiness and improving their performance in battles. (Plus it's the cutest feature of the game, something I think Danny would enjoy a lot). You'd think since Arin has the game himself he'd be slightly more attune to how to approach the game, but unfortunately that doesn't seem to totally be the case here.

But that's all just wishful thinking. I mean, it took them six episodes just to start on Route 1. This will definitely take a while.

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I decided to give Game Grumps a second chance, I only watched the Game Grumps once and didn't like it, and that I came in the wrong time when JonTron left. Went downstairs to check on my sister and she was watching Game Grumps; it's the video about them doing Let's Plays with Resident Evil, and to be honest, those guys are hilarious. Love their voices and sense of humor.

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I agree with a lot of Barry's points, that immersion by itself doesn't make a game fun or interesting. Like there needs to be a core game to play, opposed to just being like "Wow I feel like I'm really in this place"

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Barry and Suzy play The Bee Movie Game but it gets faster every time they say Bee.

 

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Grumpcade and Steam Train canceled

Arin working on more solo videos

Let us pray for the death of Game Grumps in 2017

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So Steam Train and Grumpcade are fuckin' dead? That's a bit extreme, innit?

Even if Game Grumps is not what it used to be, I have my doubts that it will spell the end of the channel - and even if it is, Arin has been getting steady voice acting gigs on shows like Rick and Morty and Magiswords on Adult Swim/CN among other places, so he'll hardly be suffering. I think the Egoraptor train has long sailed as Arin admitted that he straight up doesn't care for making art or animation anymore. He does use his platform to promote other artists via Twitter along with GG Animateds, so that's nice.

Danny has NinjaSexParty, Suzy has her channel (and she's married to Arin), Brian has a fucking doctorate, not 100% sure what Ross' or Barry's fallback is though. So for the most part everyone would be well off if things took a turn.

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Wow. I knew my interest in the Grumps was wavering but this is like the nail in the coffin. I liked both Grumpcade and Steam Train, so now it's going to pretty much just be Arin and Dan? And nobody gives a shit about Arin doing solo stuff no offense lol. Maybe I'd watch Dan do solo stuff but as of right now, after watching that video, my interest in the Grumps is pretty much lost

At least if they still have their older stuff like FireRed I can watch those but it'll make me kinda sad

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Don't really know what to think of this news. I mean Arin didn't explicitly say that Steam Train and Grumpcade were cancelled, but he didn't didn't say they were still alive either. On the one hand, maybe the new stuff they're working on will be good? On the other hand, seeing only Arin and Danny videos is going to get tiring fast for me, and I really don't care for solo videos from anyone, even Danny. The channel works because it's a group effort; you have 2+ people to listen to moderately funny banter and shenanigans, not one person rambling about nothing.

Actually I just looked at the views for Arin's solo run of Mega Man X and I'm really surprised by the amount they received. Each one got about the same as a regular episode, some even more. I haven't seen them myself, but there's no way those episodes were that entertaining, right?

I dunno what to think of the channel anymore. I only stay subscribed for when they play more quirky games, but with Steam Train and Grumpcade gone, we're gonna be getting the same series of videos for an indefinite period of time. I guess I'll check out their recent episodes of The Last Guardian, but I have a feeling Arin is going to fuck up and blame it on the game, like almost every other YouTube gamer who's played it.

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The Mega Man X series was honestly pretty bad. He was so supremely awkward.

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Yeah, I tried watching an episode of MMX and it was really awkward. He was trying so hard to be funny and say random things and I really just didn't care.

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I dunno I thought the MMX episodes were great, I watched the whole thing and he had a lot of really interesting things to say about his life and stuff. It didnt feel like he was forcing himself to be funny, he was just talking to the audience normally.

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I think I'm just not a fan of solo LPs (people like Markiplier and Jacksepticeye and whatever) because I watch the Grumps to hear Arin and Dan (or any other pair of Grumps). To me that's what makes it funny and interesting, like the way Dan would react to Arin's jokes for example. I dunno, I don't watch the Grumps to just watch one person playing is what I'm saying.

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Way to be more vague than Arin, Ross.

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No offense but I wouldn't miss Ross much if he left lmao

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Yeah ross is fucking annoying

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I like Ross. He talks about art, animation and stuff and didn't totally give up on it like Arin did. Plus I think he has pretty good chemistry with almost everyone else on the Grump team. It's a damn shame there came a point where Danny was too busy to do any more Steam Train episodes with him. But we also got great playthroughs like Pokemon Art Academy with him and Barry thanks to that.

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