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BUT THE BENZ

The BENZLESS factor

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mombo2811

I dont know... 

Its difficult to say but ill wait for gameplay and the game to release before I decide.

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Spider-Vice

Rockstar North is leading RDR2, so we will be seeing what Rockstar North is up to this October. There isn't no reason they got North to talk about the game and they brought the media to Edinburgh. Developing RDR2 does not negate developing GTA VI as well, btw.

 

Also, it wouldn't be up to Leslie anyway whether they'd do collector's boxes or not "like Ubisoft"... Same thing with anything that's financial. Look at either the Housers or Zelnick, it probably wouldn't have differed that much with Leslie.

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Journey_95
On 6/5/2018 at 1:39 AM, Ash_735 said:

The point is, we've not played the game yet, you're dismissing these people, dismissing any input Leslie had, etc, in favour of sticking with Rockstar who have yet to show us they're still Rockstar, but recent actions have shown them to be more UbiSoft than Rockstar which is why I'm still worried about RDR2 and their overall future, it'd be great if they continued on and were still awesome but right now even before the game something feels off. As for you pulling up a list of names of people who worked on GTA3, again missing the point as to how a lot of them left after the Leslie incident, the reason I brought that up was because a lot of people, including yourself, were saying that Leslie was just one man, when reality wise him being fired triggered a lot of other people to leave, which caused GTAV SP DLC to be cancelled, which could have even more of a knock on effect were yet to see because we've not seen anything from Rockstar North in terms of a big project and probably wont for another few years.

I'm a bit worried because of Rockstar's Online obsession as well but what we have seen so far of RDR2 looks great and I think they will deliver again.

 

What looks off right now for you?

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AGNT009

I havnt been keeping up with this Benz stuff at all. And I couldnt make it past page 2 of this thread. I'll say this, if this Benz guy was so great, and saved RDR, I have to think if he was in charge, we wouldnt be going backwards with old west games, we'd be going forwards. Just retelling an earlier version of Marstons story is way to safe, and The Benz guy without even touching this game still has his prints all over it, because they are using RDR as the outline for a successful RDR2. A man as truly great as this Benz guy apparently is, wouldnt want to go backwards. He's have maybe gone further back in time for the old west, but tell a totally original story that had nothing to do with Marston. Think about it, they are telling the story of a guy meant to be forgotten. So after we play the single player story, how could we not most likely think of Arthur as a forgettable experience. Arthur is a tool just to get us into RDR Online, and they didnt have the balls or the originality to tell a new unique story. Its a lazy way to introduce RDR Online. And laziness is what Rockstar is becoming known for, they build a great hook, but then make terrible decisions after that hook has been created, and you wonder how the same company that made the world could be the ones running it so badly. 

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Zello

The Benz wasn't responsible for writing the stories on any  R* games. 

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BUT THE BENZ

okay....then let's praise the dude who totally lost his sh*t because the game just wasn't working propperly, and eventually BEGGED the man who doesn't deserve to be praised for it for help - and even though the benz managed to get it all in shape, make it work, and eventually have it ready for release, the benz doesn't get any credit for it....RDR would have been better WITHOUT him really!!!!

 

good god...

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TheSantader25
14 minutes ago, BUT THE BENZ said:

okay....then let's praise the dude who totally lost his sh*t because the game just wasn't working propperly, and eventually BEGGED the man who doesn't deserve to be praised for it for help - and even though the benz managed to get it all in shape, make it work, and eventually have it ready for release, the benz doesn't get any credit for it....RDR would have been better WITHOUT him really!!!!

 

good god...

We respect the man for what he did for us in the past. but he is GONE and we most move on. No matter what happens he is GONE. 

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thc_404
1 hour ago, BUT THE BENZ said:

okay....then let's praise the dude who totally lost his sh*t because the game just wasn't working propperly, and eventually BEGGED the man who doesn't deserve to be praised for it for help - and even though the benz managed to get it all in shape, make it work, and eventually have it ready for release, the benz doesn't get any credit for it....RDR would have been better WITHOUT him really!!!!

 

good god...

We will know when RDRII comes out, if you're right.

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Ash_735
On 6/16/2018 at 12:39 PM, thc_404 said:

We will know when RDRII comes out, if you're right.

To be fair RDR2 has been in development for the longest period by this point and has been delayed multiple times, so either way we won't know for sure but maybe they DID have issues and that's one of the delay reasons? Considering the amount of time they've took on this it should be released in a pretty tidy state.

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Journey_95
On 6/16/2018 at 11:40 AM, BUT THE BENZ said:

okay....then let's praise the dude who totally lost his sh*t because the game just wasn't working propperly, and eventually BEGGED the man who doesn't deserve to be praised for it for help - and even though the benz managed to get it all in shape, make it work, and eventually have it ready for release, the benz doesn't get any credit for it....RDR would have been better WITHOUT him really!!!!

 

good god...

OP this is unhealthy. Stop obsessing over the benz and move on. IF RDR2 is lackluster then his absence would be only one of the many reasons anyway.

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thc_404
On 6/5/2018 at 1:16 PM, mombo2811 said:

I dont know... 

Its difficult to say but ill wait for gameplay and the game to release before I decide.

You're still assuming you will get gameplay. 😛

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Zello

The delays for RDR2 had nothing to do with The Benz. In the court documents they told him "There was nothing in the pipeline." 

 

Even if he was under an NDA he could have said unannounced project/title but he didn't. 

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BUT THE BENZ
14 hours ago, Journey_95 said:

OP this is unhealthy. Stop obsessing over the benz and move on. IF RDR2 is lackluster then his absence would be only one of the many reasons anyway.

what is unhealthy? making fun of idiotic comments? that's quite the self-medication up in here, as seemingly you have a lot of people around with little to no knowledge of what they're saying - especially these days!

(but really, has it ever been any "better"?)

 

so please, very kindly, stop acting like a woman on her period, nagging about my "obsession"!

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thc_404
22 minutes ago, BUT THE BENZ said:

what is unhealthy? making fun of idiotic comments? that's quite the self-medication up in here, as seemingly you have a lot of people around with little to no knowledge of what they're saying - especially these days!

(but really, has it ever been any "better"?)

 

so please, very kindly, stop acting like a woman on her period, nagging about my "obsession"!

Maybe you should take a step back, and litterally f*ck your own face.

 

I'm just kidding. But Why the need to be so hostile over genuine concern? Are you scared that your opinion is less valid if you don't lash out like a petulant toddler? Or dare I say it, a woman on her period?

Edited by thc_404

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BUT THE BENZ

ha that best tom cruise quote....almost thumb'd you up there mate....NOT

not kidding, really saying I'm just saying. idiots come along and babble sh*t, I just hit 'em back with some common sense. you talk down and hate on me for that? anytime buddy....

 

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thc_404
3 hours ago, BUT THE BENZ said:

ha that best tom cruise quote....almost thumb'd you up there mate....NOT

not kidding, really saying I'm just saying. idiots come along and babble sh*t, I just hit 'em back with some common sense. you talk down and hate on me for that? anytime buddy....

 

It's pretty clear that there's no deviating you from your path, Leslie.

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Spider-Vice

This thread is starting to go in a loop of the same arguments, over and over again. I think it's time we nip this in the bud and actually wait for RDR2 instead of fighting for 6 pages about the same things.

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BUT THE BENZ

could you move it to the online section, "jason"?

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Jason
Just now, BUT THE BENZ said:

could you move it to the online section, "jason"?

Ask me nicely and without putting my name in quotes and sure.

 

😉

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BUT THE BENZ

brother pleeeeease, with sugar on it, if that's how you like it?!

 

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Jason

I don't see my name without the quotes. That was a pretty important part of the deal, brother.

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BUT THE BENZ

semantics my man, well then let me ask you: didn't I NOT put your name in quotes, just like you asked?

 

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Jason

You know exactly what I'm asking friendo.

 

Come on I'll guide you through it:

 

You hit the j key, then a, s, o and n. Don't even have to use capitals if you don't want to, I aint picky.

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Zello

So what happened?

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Xerukal
7 minutes ago, Zello said:

So what happened?

No clue, but this is pretty disheartening.

 

On the bright side, the dude is free to spend time with his family now. 

Edited by Xerukal

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Zello
1 hour ago, Xerukal said:

No clue, but this is pretty disheartening.

 

On the bright side, the dude is free to spend time with his family now. 

No I already know about that guy but why was this thread reopened?

 

Anything new happen with the Benzies situation? Or did But the Benz finally get his prayers answered and got this thread reopened.

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Jason
9 minutes ago, Zello said:

Or did But the Benz finally get his prayers answered and got this thread reopened.

Pretty much.

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Zello
On 4/22/2018 at 3:44 PM, Zello said:

Los Angeles, California E3 2014

 

 

 

It was late and after midnight. E3 was in full swing and earlier that night Sony announced GTA V was coming to next gen consoles on their stage. It was huge because Rockstar rarely attends E3. To celebrate The Benz and a couple other people went to a bar. The bar that night was full of the biggest names from around the industry. Sitting down with a couple Ubisoft employees was Yves Guilliemot, Andrew Wilson was enjoying a couple drinks by himself, and Hideo Kojima was having a heated conversation on the phone with Konami.

 

Shigeru Myamoto walks in and greets The Benz.

 

"Shigeru!"

 

"The Benz!"

 

"Sit down and have a drink. Give everyone a drink. Hell give those French f*cks over there a drink."

 

Yves Guillemot raises his glass

 

"There's only one Frenchman here. The rest of these guys are from Montreal."

 

"It feels good to be at E3."

 

Sam Houser walks into the bar. It wasn't everyday that Rockstar went to E3 even if it was Sony that made the announcement it was a special moment to see Rockstar here.

 

"Look at this Sam Houser all dressed up and doin the town. Look at this Sammy. Sammy! OH OH. Sammy!"

 

While he didn't look like it. Sam was furious at the Benz for putting his name at end of the GTA online credits. Everyone knows Sam's name always goes last. He hadn't spoken to The Benz in 8 months because of that. He thought The Benz was planning to take Rockstar away from him.

 

"Get over here I ain't seen ya in eight f*cking months. Jesus you look terrific."

 

"Watch the suit watch the suit. This sh*t cost me two thousand bucks."

 

"Watch the suit? I've known ya since the beginning. Don't let those sharkcards get to ya head."

 

"Yeah yeah just don't go bustin my balls okay."

 

"Sam if I was going to bust ya balls I'd tell ya to go get your boombox."

 

Sam Houser's face turns red and everyone at the bar starts laughing.

 

"We used to call him boomboxin Sammy. He'd always walk down the street with that thing. It was the best though you'd see him everyday on the corner bopping his head up and down."

 

"No more boomboxes Benz, I don't know if you heard but I don't do that sh*t no more."

 

"Relax I'm just joking around. I ain't seen ya in 8 f*cking months."

 

"It doesn't seem like it. Especially in front of everyone here."

 

"Jesus I'm sorry it won't happen again I promise. Now go home and get your boombox."

 

Sam Houser smashes his glass and starts shouting at The Benz. A couple people held Sam back and escorted him out of the bar.

 

An hour passed and the bar had pretty much emptied out aside from The Benz and a couple Rockstar employees he was talking to them about his vision for GTA online.

 

"It shouldn't just be about sharkcards y'know. Online should be different than any other online experience out there it's how we get people to come back. Just wait until we release heists."

 

Sam Houser sneaks back into the bar and smacks The Benz in the back of the head with a bottle. They both start wrestling on the ground but Sam wins.

 

"I've had enough of your sh*t for years you're fired."

 

Sam left when hes get back to New York He'd say that The Benz was taking a sabbatical then convince Strauss they'd be better without him. When The Benz would show up again after the sabbitical he'd be fired.

Well I just wanted to say this is my favorite post on this thread. Goodfellas R* style.

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BUT THE BENZ

oh jero, another veteran leaves the sinking ship. "keep the faith....stay with me" ....yeah no thanks dutch dan!

 

@ "jason"

but it would fit the online section so much more, since ONLINE was the benz' thing...after all he DIRECTED GTAO.....check the credits ;)

 

Edited by BUT THE BENZ

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