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Re: Nationalities of ICE gamers
« Reply #40 on: May 22, 2009, 03:51:54 AM »
I think he is alluding that the American government has forsaken New Orleans. He may be right......

No.
Actually, New Orleans gov't has forsaken New Orleans.
And we all know what party is in charge of New Orleans.
I really don't want this to degenerate into a thread locking political debate, but the above statement (by Randal) can be argued against (quite convincingly too I might add).


Meanwhile, back on topic...
I was curious to see the ratio between "American" fans of ICE and European and other fans. Also, if any of you Europeans know, how popular is D&D in Europe and what kind of reception is 4e getting?
Remember, don't bash the company or game too hard, for Rasyr doesn't like that...

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There are some many alternative RPG in France (I don't know these games).
Me and my friends are a very small exception: we play (these times) HARP (my bro) and RolemasterC (me). These games have a poor audience in France.

D&D 3.5 did a big score (to me a good non perfect game).
D&D 4 not.
I don't like this new game with video game rules system. I played one session with a cleric of Pelor (my favorite god in Greyhawk...): I could'nt cast light spells: what a shame!!! ("tout naze" in french).
 
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Re: Nationalities of ICE gamers
« Reply #41 on: May 22, 2009, 09:30:00 AM »
"Even old New York was once New Amsterdam
 Why they changed it I can't say
 People just liked it better that way."  ;D

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Re: Nationalities of ICE gamers
« Reply #42 on: May 22, 2009, 10:47:36 AM »
"Even old New York was once New Amsterdam
 Why they changed it I can't say
 People just liked it better that way."  ;D

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And eve before it was "Nouvelle Angoul?me" if I remember correctly.

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Re: Nationalities of ICE gamers
« Reply #43 on: May 22, 2009, 11:32:40 AM »
"Even old New York was once New Amsterdam
 Why they changed it I can't say
 People just liked it better that way."  ;D

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And eve before it was "Nouvelle Angoul?me" if I remember correctly.

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Re: Nationalities of ICE gamers
« Reply #44 on: May 22, 2009, 11:39:14 AM »
Removed to keep the peace.
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Re: Nationalities of ICE gamers
« Reply #45 on: May 23, 2009, 08:08:46 AM »
I'm from Norway. Live in a city called Troms?. Have a pretty active group with 6 players so can't complain :D
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Re: Nationalities of ICE gamers
« Reply #46 on: May 23, 2009, 08:25:42 AM »
Hey,
Just wanted to thank everybody for participating in my little experiment.

Thanks!
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Re: Nationalities of ICE gamers
« Reply #47 on: May 23, 2009, 02:21:07 PM »
I think, if your going to say nationality as a topic, you need a list of nationalities rather than continents.

so I've ticked my continent....



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Re: Nationalities of ICE gamers
« Reply #48 on: May 23, 2009, 02:22:07 PM »
also Australia should be Australasia, so as to cover other islands in the region...



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Re: Nationalities of ICE gamers
« Reply #49 on: May 23, 2009, 03:05:23 PM »
Do you really have to nit-pick me like that?
After I made the title and I realized I very well couldn't list all the countries, I simply listed the continents. I was sure that the fellow forum members would understand and, as many have done, list their country as well.

If you feel slighted or insulted by my simple, yet understandable error, rest assured that it wasn't my intention. I apologize and thank you for the advice that will help me the next time I create a topic/thread.
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Re: Nationalities of ICE gamers
« Reply #50 on: May 23, 2009, 04:53:45 PM »
If it where down to me I'd be listed a Middletonian, and I wouldn't expect you to lest every town or village in the world ;)

I'm merely being nitpicky for the sake of it, I know you understand that one <chuckle>

it would be an interesting excersise to expand this topic though, perhaps listing languages you game in to see what translations would be profitable.



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Re: Nationalities of ICE gamers
« Reply #51 on: May 23, 2009, 05:26:15 PM »
 Boy that would be a big pole. What are there 167 nationalities now?

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Re: Nationalities of ICE gamers
« Reply #52 on: May 23, 2009, 06:05:14 PM »
OK, I chime in late;
but better late than never.



< Germany, Berlin

And we have many US-states here in Germany:
Kalifornien, Texas etc.
The reason the people wanted to emigrate to the USA but could afford it.
So they left their town and founded a new one with their beloved name ...
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Re: Nationalities of ICE gamers
« Reply #53 on: May 23, 2009, 07:54:55 PM »
OK, I chime in late;
but better late than never.



< Germany, Berlin

And we have many US-states here in Germany:
Kalifornien, Texas etc.
The reason the people wanted to emigrate to the USA but could afford it.
So they left their town and founded a new one with their beloved name ...

Really!?
How interesting!
I didn't know that.
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Re: Nationalities of ICE gamers
« Reply #54 on: May 23, 2009, 07:56:04 PM »
I'm merely being nitpicky for the sake of it, I know you understand that one <chuckle>

Heh
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Re: Nationalities of ICE gamers
« Reply #55 on: May 23, 2009, 10:53:11 PM »
I think he is alluding that the American government has forsaken New Orleans. He may be right......

No.
Actually, New Orleans gov't has forsaken New Orleans.
And we all know what party is in charge of New Orleans.
I really don't want this to degenerate into a thread locking political debate, but the above statement (by Randal) can be argued against (quite convincingly too I might add).

I was just making a joke.  Sorry it was taken seriously.  New Orleans as being "a bit different" is a joke that long pre-dates Katrina.

Next time I'll remember to use a wink or a smiley.   :)
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Re: Nationalities of ICE gamers
« Reply #56 on: May 24, 2009, 07:22:34 AM »

I was just making a joke.  Sorry it was taken seriously.  New Orleans as being "a bit different" is a joke that long pre-dates Katrina.

Next time I'll remember to use a wink or a smiley.   :)

No harm, no foul  ;D
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Re: Nationalities of ICE gamers
« Reply #57 on: May 25, 2009, 06:35:28 PM »
also Australia should be Australasia, so as to cover other islands in the region...

As an inhabitant of one of those other islands, I agree  ;D.

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Re: Nationalities of ICE gamers
« Reply #58 on: May 26, 2009, 11:48:49 AM »
I just want to thank everybody for all the constructive criticism. I can assure all that if I ever find myself posting a poll ever again, that next endeavor will be better worded, with proper choices, due to the advice received.

Thank you.
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Re: Nationalities of ICE gamers
« Reply #59 on: May 27, 2009, 03:47:14 PM »
I'm Canadian.  Live in Ottawa.  Gaming is not so big here, but I have found a nice little circle of folks to play with.
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