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Joel Eddy
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On The Table - "New" gaming show commercial on Geek & Sundry
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James Mathias
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Feels over-produced.
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Uninformative, too. It seems far too focused on components and the superficial aspects of theme. This is a hobby where it's quite important to get a sense of how a game actually plays and what the experience is like. This show doesn't seem to do that at all.
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The constantly repeating 2.5 chords in punk-style in the background are a pain in the neck shake
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Azeltir wrote:
Uninformative, too. It seems far too focused on components and the superficial aspects of theme. This is a hobby where it's quite important to get a sense of how a game actually plays and what the experience is like. This show doesn't seem to do that at all.


I have to agree. It's fun to see what is on the horizon as far as games that are being released, but it would be nice to mix in some substantive commentary on how the games work. As it stands, it feels a little like a barrage of sales pitches. Looks pretty slick, though.
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If they covered only half the games seen on this episode in a little more detail, I'd probably watch it.

Otherwise, I have to agree with the other posters. Too superficial, over-produced, and feels like a collection of mini-commercials.

I prefer Tabletop and the way they delve into the play of a specific game. I get a better feel for the games covered and it helps my buying decisions.
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I have to agree with the general tone here.

I could only get through half of this video.

Almost entirely content-free, frenetic pacing with cheesy, repetitive music, this felt more like a long infomercial (albeit for multiple products) than an informative show on tabletop gaming.

A definite miss for me.
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yeah, done watching as well at the 9 minute mark. that music is really tiring
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Yes that was a tawdry display of geekery. I'd rather have substance. Or at least some giveaways if I'm going to watch 15 minutes of ads.

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I mean if they want to keep it light on substance it's too bad it isn't more like this:

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God this was painful to watch and the music was horrible.
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Painfully tacky.
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