Twitch Plays Pokemon

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  1. NotSoGood

    NotSoGood New Member

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    Take an old game. Put it online. Give the control to the people....thousands of people. What you will obtain is chaos. Beautiful chaos.
    In one word: VIRAL!


    Official Description:
    TwitchPlaysPokemon is stream that lets you play Pokemon with a lot of other people by typing commands into chat.
    It was created as an experiment to test the viability of this format, the way people interact with the input system and the way they interact socially with each other.


    From Wikipedia:
    Developed by an anonymous Australian programmer and launched on 12 February 2014, the stream became unexpectedly popular, reaching an average concurrent viewership of over 80,000 viewers (with at least 10% participating). By 22 February, the stream had reached a total of over 26 million views overall, peaking at 120,000 concurrent viewers, and an estimated 658,000 users having participated.

    We are on day 13 now (~12d 19h 20m), with ~29,100,000 total views and 50,000 people currently watching.

    Official Streaming: http://www.twitch.tv/twitchplayspokemon
    Live Updates: http://www.reddit.com/live/sw7bubeycai6hey4ciytwamw3a
    Current Status: https://sites.google.com/site/twitchplayspokemonstatus/
    Radio Broadcast (<_<): http://pokemonandpot.listen2myradio.com/
    Some Meme (asd): http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/events/twitch-plays-pokemon/photos
    Summary Video about the last day: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POakfGuV8vk

    As you can see lots of people inexplicably like this apparently non-sense game!
    What do you think about this?
     
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    DdotP100 DnP

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    So much fail.
     
  3. ThePapa

    ThePapa Suffragette City..

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    Quite funny imo I guess with so many people controlling him he's just gonna keep going round and round and round. What they need is leadership.
     
  4. NotSoGood

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    They actually are in the last gym, they are trying to beat Giovanni!
     
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    RUSSLA DNBF Monarch

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    just watched them try and fight a pokemon, so funny!
     
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    Yes they are trying now to go to the League!
     
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    Are they also trying to protect their virginity?
     
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  8. NotSoGood

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    Narrow minded person here
     
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    RUSSLA DNBF Monarch

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    Easilt the weirdest gif ive ever seen
     
  12. NotSoGood

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    Ahahahaha I do not know if it's more weird the pose of the animal or the fact that the owner has an anteaterat at home
     
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    Yep, they completed it in only 16 days! And a new version (crystal) has started yesterday!
    You are right, it seems really strange that they can make real progress in the game, but you have to think that only few people are bot/troll so it is only a matter of time