Tangents With Toby
Tangents With Toby

Episode · 2 months ago

Video Games aren't appreciated

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

Today I basically had a deep thought from all the video game plays that I did this weekend. Everything f PlayStation 1 to PS2, I come to realize that video game playing isn't like how it used to be and I explained the thing that we are missing now compared to 20 years ago.

Crazy on how technology has changed so much that game playing is changed so many ways. My explanation within the show will be the best way of putting it.

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Welcome tangents with Toby. It's bringing another episode, but today it's gonna be quite an interesting episode. This past weekend, T J and I have been playing video games like absolutely crazy. Man, and you're thinking yourself, well, did you record them? Did you stream them, anything like that? The answer playing simple. No. One of the reasons is I haven't got into the habit of streaming games. Plus, usually when I play games I'll play for like ten, fifteen minutes and shown it off. It's just how my brain works. I haven't really played video games dedicated for years, probably twenty twelve was the last time that I was hardcore dedicated. That was before really the kids kind of got into the picture. So I kind of put video games off. Let us playing even club three, dumb addition and Mann...

...did it bring back so much neverties. It just kind of hit me in a spot that was unique and absolutely awesome, something that was just it was great, like I just I don't know what. It's hard to explain. Then it dawned on the people of today my age will understand where I am taught coming from, but the younger generation who basically dealt with like, say, P s three and beyond pes four ps five, they will not understand what I'm going to talk about. Because when you had like Nintendo Super, Nintendo sixty four, etcetera, etcetera, even playstation in the original xbox, or even ps two, you could go out, you could rent the game.

There was a few chains where the video game stores more movie places, that would allow you to keep the game for two days. There was times where you could only keep it for what. So you'd go out Friday night, you rent a game, you stayed up to the week hours playing that game because you got it for a one day rental. You pull you'd sleep for like three hours, you wake up, you start playing, you take back at five, you go grab another one. I feel that some of the Games now we were able to play back in the day because of the rental. We played the living crap out of it and we had more connection with the Games, where now you have like the xbox, pass, playstation...

...whatever that they have, where you can basically download any game that you want that's available to your hard drive. You can play it, you can go another thing is with the amount of people making as much money as they do compared to back in the day, it's easier to pick up playstation game or an xbox game for cheap than being online. You can actually go find a place with the code and downloaded as well. There's just a lot more chances and opportunities to get the games that you want to play. Back in the day, that's not how it worked. I remember when I was playing midnight club. It was a time and opportunity where I was born. The one day, so I went out, went to movies gallery. Notice that it...

...what was the need for speed too? It's like, Oh, awesome, no, it's rented for a week. Okay, it was. When it's rented again for another week, it's like, damn it again, again and again. I kept going, kept going, kept going. Couldn't figure it out. Next you know you've seen him in a club. Dumb edition. It's like, I'll give this world. So I rented it and my God, the amount of money I spent renting this game was absolutely ridiculous. But I was tucked. I wanted to get as much gameplay into it as possible to give my buck work my dollars worth. So eventually the lady at Movies Gallery, she looked at me says she you want to buy this game. I said Hell Yeah, and she goes, okay, next time, I want to go to Yorkton when I was loving to Melville Macaus, Melville hug like nothing. I will go out and personally buy the game. Then you can buy it off me. It's like a deal. To Day later,...

...she phones me up and says, Hey, I got the game. Do you have the money? I said yes, I do, so I went gave her the money, I got the game and I played it and I played it and I played it. One of the things that also was very limited, not only video game wise, but my access to all these other games, like when you had the original Xbox, there was no way of downloading actual games to the hard drive. It was either a disc or nothing at all. That's what I'm also trying to teach my kids, because you know t j, he goes, Oh, Dad, can we buy this game? Can we buy that game? Can we do this or do that? It's like dude, back in the day we didn't have these packs for video games where he could spend ten dollars and get everything unlocked. You had to earn it by playing it, even if it took you like two weeks...

...to unlock the first level three years to get what you want. Is if you go and take a look at Rainbow six Las Vegas too. That's one of my most favorite games ever and I would still play it and I still have not unlocked everything that I want to unlock. It sucks, yes, it is what it is. Will I change anything about it? No, because it is one of the it's absolutely awesome. There's just no doubt about it. Hands down absolutely with the winner. And also there's just some things about it that I don't know. I just don't like paying for crab. I could take my ten dollars in myselfding. It's like McDonald's. Ah, bring part, okay, when it comes to paying money things like that.

The one thing that I do have to say is a little bit of shout out to Mesh, the media. We were I was talking to one of the guys and I said the one thing that I like about you guys, for say, is within the ten dollar membership fee that you pay, you get your membership, then you get a bunch of Tokens, so it's all included into one. What happens? You Watch video, then when you renew your membership, your tokens go to the people that you've watched the videos. Here's a perfect example. If you watched only one person, they're basically going to get the full token about by if you watch twenty, you're gonna have...

...to spread the twenty tokens. There are the twenty views with all your tokens. So instead of saying getting a full dollar, you're going to get, uh, whatever it is. I'm not going to do math. Math hurts. So I told him I like that idea just for the simple facts. You're not buying extra tokens. Then they actually kind of agreed with means that that's a very good point. So that's what I like about this Games. Like back in the past, like you worked for your rewards. When that's playing gand tourism one there was a car that I wanted. It was a Chrysler concept car or Dodge car concept, whatever it's called. They had two names. They change it because of some legal reasons. If it wasn't today's...

...technology, yes, I could have bought it for like for like a five pack of vehicles, but instead I had to go get my first class drivers, my second class drivers. Then I had to go get my car's all done up, which then I had to go race a particular race and when then I got it to me, that was more challenging as well as more acceptable to get the things that I wanted when it comes to the game. Once am I just mumbling? Anyway, my kids aren't understanding, but the one thing that I think TJ's learning when it comes to our emulators, we are playing it, we are unlocking things and reality he's I've never seen a...

...guy so happy like we've played the jackass game. Every time he locks something, he always puts a smile because I locked it, and I think that's what video games is missing nowadays, instead of being this billion dollar corporation just dishing out content and having people buy content like massive, like if you take a look at grand theft auto, they are making so much money off of the latest grand theft it's just absolutely ridiculous. I don't know, I can't put words to it because it's just been that crazy. Saints sorrow, I like way better than grand theft auto. It's not because of I don't know.

To me I found that the story plot things like that. It was just a little bit better in the end. Then when with grand theft auto plus, I can't remember what grand theft auto I played, but it absolutely turned me off. It just was like, go here, pick this up, go there, pick this up, and it was just constant. So it just kind of got me turned off on the story, plot is saints row. It has funny moments, it has it's awesome moments and just absolutely bawl your eyes out. All Right, I'm just rambling on you guys. The whole point of this story is we as a generation where we grew up, back before the Internet and back before huge hard drives were systems, we...

...cherished our video games with the passion and when we had opportunities to rent video games rather than buy them, we pushed ourselves into the limits of the systems as well as the games to unlock you can get as far as possible for massive braying rights, and that was also another thing. We didn't have the Internet. Short the share of progress. All we basically had to do was say, man, I got to level six on Mario. Oh my God, you did. Yeah, man, it was awesome. Did this and this and this. Oh, you gotta show me this. Don't worry, just come over, I'll show you. I'm really good at it. I can like beat it and like like three days my Nintendo hasn't been turned off. But now all you gotta do is just stream and to switch twitch whatever, and everybody can see it. The generation of video games today. It's...

...not like it was back in the day, and I absolutely loved it anyway. Teni to what toby at GMAIL DOT com. Everything, uh, tangents toby on all social media. But in the meantime do me a favorite. I need you to head over to meshed dot C a sign up. I'll have my link in my bio, where it will help you save five dollars off of your first month membership. And let's just say Mesh Dot C A or Mesh media, is a better way of monetizing your videos, just plain and simple, than youtube. Youtube you have restrictions, goals, so you have to be absolutely dedicated to get at least a thousands subscribers, four thousand hours, where if you upload one video, that's it, just one video,...

...and one person watches it, you're instantly monetizing, you're instantly making money. But in the meantime I'll talk to you later, hopefully. Have a wonderful day and I'll see you later.

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