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Re: Marathon Book?
Posted By: DaveDate: 1/5/06 2:38 a.m.

In Response To: Re: Marathon Book? (Matt)

: Correct! Most people play it because it's a fun action game and it's really
: cool to set up a net game with your friends. Just like Marathon.

I've never really understood the dislike that some of the marathon fans have for the halo series. The only criticisms come from the story, but isn't the story only part of the reason you play the game? I love a good story, but I don't see it as necessary thing to have in a good game. It's an added bonus; like the toy you get in your happy meal. I'm not disparaging Halo's story here, I think it is just as good as Marathon's, but the difference is in backstory. Marathon puts a lot of it's backstory into the game because of terminals, whereas Halo has (horrible) novels and game tie ins and all sorts of merchandising stuff instead to do this.

I think it's fairly obvious that most people like Halo's way of doing things compared to Marathon's. And in conclusion that is why a million people play solitaire and 7 people play Myst.

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                             Re: Marathon Book?Matt 1/1/06 7:40 a.m.
                                   Re: Marathon Book?Dave 1/5/06 2:38 a.m.
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                                                     An addendumBlayne 1/17/06 10:35 a.m.
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                       Re: Marathon Book?Andrew Nagy 5/10/07 10:33 p.m.
                             Re: Marathon Book?Ender 5/11/07 11:30 a.m.
                                   Look at me! I can read previous posts! *NM*Ender 5/11/07 11:32 a.m.
                             pro'ly should've changed title to "M.Movie Script" *NM*Andrew Nagy 5/11/07 5:53 p.m.
                             M.Movie Script and the MaraFF *LINK*Blayne 5/14/07 11:09 a.m.

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