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Fear of Girls, a D&D Documentary

CmdrTaco posted more than 8 years ago | from the i-wanna-see-how-drunk-i'm-getting dept.

It's funny.  Laugh. 452

FhnuZoag writes "Google Video is hosting the short film 'Fear of Girls', written and directed by Ryan Wood. The film is a hilarious 'documentary' dealing with a pair of self-declared elite table-top roleplayers. The film has already appeared at a variety of fringe events, but here's a chance to see it for free and online from a server that probably can survive a slashdotting." Allright, so it's not that funny, but since I'm off to play D&D this afternoon, it tickled me.

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Fear of girls?! (5, Funny)

conner_bw (120497) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593429)

I don't know if this counts as an accurate anthropological study but has anyone tried entering World Of Warcraft as a female character? If anything, it is 'they' who probably should fear 'us' ...

Re:Fear of girls?! (5, Funny)

dc29A (636871) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593480)

I don't know if this counts as an accurate anthropological study but has anyone tried entering World Of Warcraft as a female character? If anything, it is 'they' who probably should fear 'us' ...

If a man would roleplay a woman in WoW, he'll end up rich, in a big guild with TONS of friends. A friend of mine tried this stint in EQ, people would use to give him items and gold because they thought he was a real woman.

Re:Fear of girls?! (2, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593501)

If a man would roleplay a woman in WoW, he'll end up rich, in a big guild with TONS of friends. A friend of mine tried this stint in EQ, people would use to give him items and gold because they thought he was a real woman.

Just like the real world then eh?. Women might complain about descrimination and all but there's no denying when it comes to finances, they''re far better off because of what they can get from men with little or no effort. Sucks to be a guy in this age.

Re:Fear of girls?! (-1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593665)

Women might complain about descrimination and all but there's no denying when it comes to finances, they''re far better off because of what they can get from men with little or no effort. Sucks to be a guy in this age.

Yeah, because this is a relatively recent phenomenon.

Re:Fear of girls?! (4, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593723)

Yeah, it's awesome being a woman. I just love it when men like you explain things I already know about my computer to me very slowly in laymen's terms while staring at my breasts and assuming that I will use my sexuality to get money from you at some point. It's a good thing you so hand that cash over like a sap; otherwise, I might have to reveal that my breasts are really cleverly concealed machine guns.

can I get your number? (-1, Redundant)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593732)

You are so right. Mod parent up!

Re:Fear of girls?! (0, Redundant)

kfg (145172) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593563)

I believe the word you are looking for is not Fear: an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger, but Disgust: A sickening feeling of revulsion, loathing, or nausea.

KFG

Re:Fear of girls?! (2, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593612)

Who is this 'us'? I'm an introverted and shy geek.

Pretty Damn Good Quality (5, Interesting)

eldavojohn (898314) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593444)

I didn't RTFA but I did WTFV.

And it was good. Very funny, very well done. Where the hell does YNG Turk Films get that kind of cash to make something as high quality as that (come on, the closing credits were stunning). Has it really become that easy to manipulate video on your home computer? Probably, but these guys know how to entertain.

After looking into more of YNG Turk Productions [yngturkproductions.com] , it seems they're based out of Hopkins, Minnesota (just like MST3K!) but there seems to be little other information about them. What I do know is that they've done quite a few comedic sketches and you can find another one on Google Video called Pitching Mother [google.com] but they've also done other various (primarily comedy) skits in their times. Will Ryan Wood gain a cult following?

I have to admit, the best thing about being a geek/nerd is that I love to see myself made fun of. I absolutely die laughing and love it. Any other stereotype gets offended whenever you make fun of them. And if you can't be lighthearted about everything, then you're going to have a hell of a time making it through life.

Re:Pretty Damn Good Quality (-1, Troll)

base_chakra (230686) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593479)

And it was good. Very funny, very well done. Where the hell does YNG Turk Films get that kind of cash to make something as high quality as that (come on, the closing credits were stunning).

Maybe you were so wowed by the post-production that you didn't notice that the acting was horrendous. With more competent actors, this premise could have really shone.

Re:Pretty Damn Good Quality (0, Troll)

AlterTick (665659) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593721)

Maybe you were so wowed by the post-production that you didn't notice that the acting was horrendous. With more competent actors, this premise could have really shone.

Indeed. Also, it could have done with some better writing. The "druid" and "wear a cloak to school" bits were rough, but still funny. The rest was truly abyssmal. Two guys chewing the scenery reading awkwardly phrased lines off cue cards.

Re:Pretty Damn Good Quality (5, Funny)

MutantHamster (816782) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593514)

Did anybody else notice a strong Christopher Guest influence? The prayer-before-the-dinner scene was the most pronounced part to me. I certainly thought it was funny. I thought about doing a Guest style mockumentary on Policy Debate at my school, but that's another story.

The part about high school reminded me of a thing I read in Dragon Magazine about making an RPG version of real life, where all the players tried to design themselves as characters and pick stats they saw as reasonable. I imagine there'd be a severe shortage of Charisma in that party.

Re:Pretty Damn Good Quality (5, Insightful)

kfg (145172) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593540)

KFG's Revelation:

If you can't laugh at the serious stuff; and if you can't take the trivial stuff seriously, you've missed the point and are going to have a hell of a time making it through life.

Insert whatever serious/trivial stuff suits you, such as work/play, religious/secular, etc.

Along the way you may discover the First Corollary; that the only difference between the serious stuff and the trivial stuff is whether or not you take it seriously or laugh at it.

KFG

Re:Pretty Damn Good Quality (1)

despisethesun (880261) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593670)

I'm pretty sure that revelation is in the Tao Te Ching (worded a bit differently). I'd have to check to be sure, though. Kind of funny, since the GP has Lao Tzu in his sig.

Re:Pretty Damn Good Quality (1, Insightful)

kfg (145172) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593706)

Everything is simply commmentary on the Tao Te Ching.

However, as Goethe noted: "Everything has been thought of before. The trick is to think of it again."

KFG

Alternate title was: (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593446)

Girls: It's a trap!

Re: Alternate title was: (1)

Black Parrot (19622) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593699)

> Girls: It's a trap!

Yes, "it" is precisely the kind of trap that makes guys beat a path to their doors.

Doesn't work from germany, but CoralCache does: (5, Informative)

Hakubi_Washu (594267) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593450)

When calling the link directly, it tells me "Currently, the playback feature of Google Video isn't available in your country.", but the coralized link [nyud.net] works fine :-)

Whats up with that shit anyway? (0, Flamebait)

imsabbel (611519) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593500)

It seems google video doesnt like germany.
People from all over the world i spoke to had it working without problems, no matter if they are in australia, japan, uk or poland...
But in germany "blabla isnt supported".
Fuck you google. (and no, i wont bother using a proxy, i dont really want stuff from this dumb "dont be evil" company that much)

Re:Whats up with that shit anyway? (1)

raju1kabir (251972) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593662)

People from all over the world i spoke to had it working without problems, no matter if they are in australia, japan, uk or poland...

Has anyone worked out a way to download this for offline viewing? I have tried to watch it from here in Malaysia but my DSL just isn't up to the task. Within a minute or two it taps out the buffer and starts skipping like crazy. Or is there a way to configure the Macromedia player to use a much larger buffer?

Fuck you google.

Holster your weapon there, pardner. Almost certainly the restriction is a consequence of some German law.

Re:Whats up with that shit anyway? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593730)

Doesn't work from India too.

Re:Doesn't work from germany, but CoralCache does: (2, Funny)

Jesus_666 (702802) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593534)

Someone should tell Google that they don't need NTSC/PAL conversion to show videos on German computers...

Update: CC now broken, too (1)

Hakubi_Washu (594267) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593569)

I don't know what happend, but the CC now reports the same error, probably Goggle poisoned it somehow. You're not missing much though...

No fear (2, Insightful)

Stachybotris (936861) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593477)

I haven't WTFV yet, but I'm glad it's supposed to be parody. The women in my group (including my wife) would probably have to say that we're anything but afraid of girls.

Sadly, humor like this is why tabletop RPGs are still a male-dominated hobby. Thankfully it's easy to relate D&D to LotR, and that tends to pique to curiousity of the ladies. Of course, not every ranger looks as good as Legolas.

Re:No fear (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593572)

Don't even have to be in Russia o say that

The girls are afraid of you...

The guy on the left (1)

CaroKann (795685) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593485)

reminds me of Rick Moranis [yahoo.com] , of "Ghostbusters" and "Little Shop of Horrors" fame.

He looks a little bit like him, and even sounds like him.

Re:The guy on the left (1)

dema (103780) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593523)

Dead on, I immediately thought Strange Brew when thet guy started talking.

Mirror? Torrent? Anybody? (1)

anno1602 (320047) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593498)

Hi! Wouöd a US-based /.-er be so kind as to set up a mirror? Google Video currently doesn't work outside the US.

Re:Coral Cache: Why? (1)

VJTod (563763) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593611)

Why is this getting coral cached?
Are people scared of viewing this video directly through google?

I have to think google can handle the traffic on this.

Re:Coral Cache: Why? (1)

ender1598 (266355) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593643)

It's because Google is blocking people in Germany from accessing the videos. I haven't seen a good explanation for this practice either.

Re:Coral Cache: Why? (1)

owlnation (858981) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593765)

The Coral Cache worked for me in Germany just now without problems.

It appears that Google is not just censoring China, and Nazi items in Germany. Sad really.

I liked the film a lot, knowing a few people who are pretty much just like these guys, I found it really funny. Very well acted and very subtle. Loved the Preacher part in particular.

I think it is also really interesting to contrast the recent article on Channel 4's "The IT Crowd" http://it.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/01/29/141 9213&from=rss [slashdot.org] The It Crowd is pretty much typical of many Brit Sitcoms (I'm British) - i.e. Repetitive, overstated and overacted. It'll be lucky to last 6 episodes before it runs out of steam rehashing the same old not to funny jokes. See: Coupling, The Office, The Goodies, etc for other examples.

Ryan Wood to my mind has much more talent than most UK comedy writers, and some US ones. Channel 4 should make him an offer. They could do worse... they already are...

quicktime or mpeg format? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593649)

Anyone got a link to this in non-flash format? mpeg would be perfect... even quicktime would do.

What is with all these crappy flash movies?

Re:quicktime or mpeg format? (1)

DrMcCoy (941651) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593675)

That's a really good question... I've never seen a flash movie's audio not getting out of sync with the video...

Re:Mirror? Torrent? Anybody? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593582)

It works in Sweden, which, I hear, is outside the US.

Re:Mirror? Torrent? Anybody? (1)

Sgt_Peppers (611481) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593583)

It works in the UK, maybe some legal issues in other countries.

Re:Mirror? Torrent? Anybody? (1)

KDR_11k (778916) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593671)

Perhaps they're worried about not having an FSK rating and getting sued for showing unrated movies to minors?

Re:Mirror? Torrent? Anybody? (1)

CastrTroy (595695) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593614)

My computer is too slow to play videos via flash. Anybody have a torrent to a video file?

Re:Mirror? Torrent? Anybody? (1)

NightRain (144349) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593647)

It's not "outside the US", it's apparently specific to Germany. It's working just fine here in Australia

Re:Mirror? Torrent? Anybody? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593650)

It works just fine in Denmark. I think the problem might on your side.

Re:Mirror? Torrent? Anybody? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593751)

It works from Argentina just fine.

my experiences with AD&D (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593505)

Please be careful with AD&D, people. I used to play AD&D - it completely consumed me, even to the point of losing my own identity... my world became one of the occult, I was awash in Satanism and witchcraft. I believe that I could cast spells on myself and others that would make me irresistable to women, or great at athletics. Once, I jumped from the roof of my junior high school after having cast "feather fall" on myself... it was at that point that friends and family intervened.

I'm sure that some of you won't believe me, or will think that I'm lying, but it happened to me. My story was actually made into the made-for-tv movie "Mazes and Monsters".

It's a dark, dark path to go down, and one I suggest you avoid.

Re:my experiences with AD&D (5, Funny)

FhnuZoag (875558) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593528)

Once, I jumped from the roof of my junior high school after having cast "feather fall" on myself.

Did it work?

Re:my experiences with AD&D (2, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593607)

Of course it didn't. Feather fall only works on freefalling objects and ends once you land. Having cast the spell before he jumped means that he wasn't a valid target in the first place, and that even if he was it would have ended before he jumped. (courtesy of the SRD)

Re:my experiences with AD&D (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593541)

Assuming you're not just trolling, then it still doesn't follow that because your fragile ego was consumed with a stupid obsession, the rest of us necessarily will be as well.

    Someone's always going to get fucked up on something. That's life.

Re:my experiences with AD&D (1)

cephalien (529516) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593576)

This really reads like one of those Chick tracts, so I expect that either you're simply pulling our collective legs, or you should work on reinforcing that line between fantasy and reality.

Obviously (and it is, even though the radical conservatives seem to think otherwise), you should be capable of making those distinctions BEFORE picking up a set of dice (or GTA: San Andreas, etc, etc).

If you can't, then it's your (or your parents, since you probably still live with them) responsibility to stop before you think you can leap off buildings and cast magic spells. Sheesh.

Oh, yes. Movie was exceptional. I knew people like that in college.

Re:my experiences with AD&D (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593605)

That's what happens when mom and dad doesn't show their kids the difference between fantasy and reality, so do us a favor and hit yourself hard in the nuts.

Sincerely
Your kids from the future.

Re: my experiences with AD&D (2, Funny)

Black Parrot (19622) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593623)

> Please be careful with AD&D, people. I used to play AD&D - it completely consumed me, even to the point of losing my own identity... my world became one of the occult, I was awash in Satanism and witchcraft.

Well, if you had more Wis you would have known to play a Paladin rather than a mage, so that when the chips were down you could dice Satan up with your +19 Holy Sword of Demon Slicing, and thus not succumbed to evil.

Also, girls greatly prefer us manly Fighter types to you nerdy Wizard types, so there.

Re:my experiences with AD&D (2, Funny)

Ruie (30480) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593635)

Once, I jumped from the roof of my junior high school after having cast "feather fall" on myself... it was at that point that friends and family intervened.

This is a common mistake. Please do not forget that feather fall spell only acts on characters which have a very large piece of cloth attached by ropes to their shoulders. This was sadly omitted from the manual.

Also, feather fall only affects your downward movement and if you push off too much you can still crash into the neighboring building.

Re:my experiences with AD&D (3, Interesting)

icepick72 (834363) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593639)

Yes, it's hard to tell around here who's pulling legs and not, however you brought to mind a recent story. Just this week in Toronto (Canada) a cab driver was killed by one of two teens street racing their parent's BMWs; the interesting part about the story is "Investigators say a copy of a popular video game simulating car races was found in one of the cars" Do I believe the game put the idea in their heads? Yes. Do I believe the game is bad? No. (but I digress) Those were two normal kids who pulled a stupid stunt. I did stupid tricks in vehicles when I was young; most of us have. It's just a bad decision, not a case of reality vs. fantasy. Unfortunately sometimes somebody gets hurt or dies. On the other hand I have a friend who suffered from schizonphrenia and at a certain time in his life had a really hard time separating reality from fantasy (e.g. the government was after him, bill gates put microchips in his family's heads, etc). Fortunately he pulled through thre roughest parts, And he's always been the most careful driver I know (remember "Driving MIss Daisy"!) even though he played racing games and such, funny enough. His fantasy vs. reality struggle wasn't based on a notion from a video game or movie. His world was very different from within his own mind. You just never know. It all depends on the person. I don't think you can fit all AD&D players into one category to be "Careful" of.

Re:my experiences with AD&D (2, Insightful)

TexasRodeoClown (950457) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593696)

People like you really get under my skin. I have a feeling if anyone would ever dedicate the time and money that we would find people like you were damaged before they started playing D&D, White Wolf, or whatever you blame for yourself being screwed up. What gets me most is Christian groups spreading lies about tabletop games. It gets to me because I am a Christian and these groups spend the majority of time making people like me look bad. There is a line between fantasy and reality. It's not even a small line. If you cannot seperate the two then there is more going on than just playing D&D. I could go on and on about these groups but in the interest of remaining on topic I will simply point out that I, a Christian, have played D&D since I was an early teen and have never ever thought that casting a spell on myself would have any effect on the real world. I have never wanted to go kill monsters with my broadsword. I have had many a night of fun escape from the drudgery of my job, the stress of traffic, and more. I also would like to point out that the best DM/Storyteller I have had the pleasure to play with is currently going to St. Thomas in Houston to be a priest. Tabletop games are no more dangerous than anything else in the world. No matter what you do idiots are going to be idiots. D&D doesn't make them more of an idiot it just gives them an outlet that's easy to publicize.

Most slashdotters can really relate to this film (2, Insightful)

OmegaBlac (752432) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593560)

Google Video is hosting the short film 'Fear of Girls'...
Wow. I have a feeling most slashdotters are thinking, "It was like looking in the mirror and seeing myself." I wonder if they used any slashdot members as consultants for the short film?

For Non-US users : workaround (5, Informative)

GrAfFiT (802657) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593564)

Someone suggested to use the coral cache : Link here [nyud.net] . As the coral cache is multi-homed, you can be dns-round-robin-ed to a non-US mirror and thus be showed the Non-US notice. Just flush your DNS cache with : "ipconfig /flushdns"; for linux, restart your dns daemon. Try again a few times and it should work.

Re:For Non-US users : workaround (1)

slavemowgli (585321) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593752)

Another solution is to use TOR [eff.org] . It's a bit flaky when you want to download big files, but it does work beautifully.

Google oppresses me (0, Redundant)

blindcoder (606653) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593566)

Thanks for your interest in Google Video.

Currently, the playback feature of Google Video isn't available in your country.

We hope to make this feature available more widely in the future, and we really appreciate your patience.


So, any way for us "little folk" in Germany to watch this video?

Re:Google oppresses me (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593593)

Yeah, move to Holland. You'll get the weed too.

Re:Google oppresses me (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593693)

As if that is hard to get in Germany ;)

God-damned hilarious! (1)

EvilCabbage (589836) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593575)

Having spent time around people almost identical to those in the video, this hits so close to home I'm almost in tears from laughing.

Best 'article' posted in weeks, I needed that laugh.

video available somewhere else? (0, Redundant)

nirnimesh (678098) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593577)

I get this:
Thanks for your interest in Google Video.
Currently, the playback feature of Google Video isn't available in your country.
We hope to make this feature available more widely in the future, and we really appreciate your patience.

Is the video available somewhere else?

The title is misleading... (5, Funny)

Entropius (188861) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593588)

... my D&D group is half female, and the only one that's really feared is Tammy, who has a tendency to catch party members in blast spells...

The Gamers (3, Informative)

jafiwam (310805) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593591)

There is a funny "spoof" D&D movie called "The Gamers" put out by "Dead Gentleman Productions" if you are into that sort of thing.

It's about 45 minutes long, and totally hilarious if you have been around or been a gamer for a while.

Fear of the Girls [soundtrack] (1, Interesting)

mobby_6kl (668092) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593601)

Fear of the girls, fear of the girls
I have a constant fear that a girl's always near
Fear of the girls, fear of the girls
I have a phobia that a girl's allways there


Have you run your fingers down the wall
And have you felt your neck skin crawl
When you're searching for a friend?
Sometimes when you're scared to take a look
At the corner of the room
You've sensed that a girl's watching you


Watching horror films the night before
Debating dungeons and star trek
The unkown troubles on your mind
Maybe your mind is playing tricks
You sense and suddenly eyes fix
On dancing girl's shadows from behind



*Special thanks to Iron Maiden*

I hate this (0, Troll)

Ftizzle (661598) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593608)

These films are the 21st century equivalent of the minstral show. An oppressed class of society is poked fun of by the in crowd. The oppressed are reduced to a simplified accecntuated stereotype. In this case the fried chicken and watermelons is replaced by Doritos and Mountain Dew. Blackface is replaced by a pair of nerd glasses.

Re:I hate this (1)

dswensen (252552) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593642)

Eh, it looked to me like it was just two guys having a bit of fun, I think it's pretty obvious they're gamers themselves.

It's just silly stereotypes anyway.

Re:I hate this (2, Insightful)

KrancHammer (416371) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593690)

On the contrary. Most gamers would be the first to find this funny. And that's true with most groups, I think. Humor like this lets us see, in an exaggerated fashion, the amusing/exasperating/disgusting aspects of our self-defined group identification we wouldn't see otherwise.

This reminds me of... (2, Interesting)

the_doctor_23 (945852) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593655)

... Otaku no Video [anidb.info] . That is an otaku-parody by GAINIX that shows serveral archetypical otaku along with truely hilarious mock-up interviews.
A must-see for every true otaku!

-t_d

Switch Linux.. (1)

B5_geek (638928) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593666)

That guys sounds like the voice of the Flash animation character in the Switch Linux video..

"...I have more friends now....."

druid grace... heh heh... (1)

Sebastopol (189276) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593677)



The "druid grace" scene in this one is hillarious, so is the JV/cloak quote.

I would have worn a cloak to highschool if it weren't for the fear of being pummelled. Damn, I always wanted a cloak.... *sniff*

eh, it was just OK (3, Insightful)

AlterTick (665659) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593679)

My friends and I actually watched this last night just before our (somewhat) monthly RPG. I thought it managed to be both too exaggerated and not weird enough at the same time. I think part of the problem was that the guy with the glasses obviously was just an acting nerd pretending to be an RPG nerd. The other guy had the proper mild, deadpan-earnest delivery one would expect from a real RPG nerd. The guy with glasses kept contorting his mouth into some buck-toothed nerd caricature and chewed the scenery like a veteran bad actor from theater club in high school. The homo-erotic "subtext" was so ham-fistedly exagerrated that it was robbed of all meaning. Basically, he acting and writing was so mediocre that I basically watched the whole thing thinking "I'm watching two guys pretend to be nerds, poorly". The one moment of inspired humor in the whole thing was the "dueling prayers" at the dinner table. That actually made me laugh.

Seriously, if they wanted to do an actually funny RPG nerd bit, they should've done more research. Take a video camera to OrcCon, or GenCon, or even find a local RPG store that has the traditional "tables in the back" and go watch those guys. I can think of half a dozen real life RPG nerd incidents that, if simply reenacted, would be three times as funny as some ham actor dork spasmodically lifting his shirt and rubbing his chest in a poorly simulated homoerotic frenzy.

Re:eh, it was just OK (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593728)

I literally laughed my ass off the whole time I watched it. I think youre just a cynical type.

Re:eh, it was just OK (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593756)

the football players give you lots of trouble school buddy? or maybe you're a failed actor?

Internet dissemination (3, Insightful)

Jolhid (793559) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593686)

Things like this is why you have to love the internet. Where would this type of independant film get such a large audience even just 10 years ago? Public access TV? A small town film festival? Doubtful.

Um, not funny (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 8 years ago | (#14593727)

It's so easy to make fun of the d-n-d subculture and the people in it. It's just cheap shots. It's like laughing at a blind person because he trips on something. It's not funny.

Simply awesome. (2, Insightful)

njmarine2001 (946297) | more than 8 years ago | (#14593775)

These guys do a good job of stereotyping gamers across the board. Yeah I am a gamer, but I also work as a civlian contractor for a convoy security company in Iraq currently. I'm a geek/nerd or anything else you want to call it and i know it, and more and more with the progression of the internet age people are becomming geeks and not caring about it. cant be anything but good for the world!
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