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User avatar #85 to #11 - thepandaking (06/20/2013) [-]
I saw her run into a bandit and push him and he did nothing lol
User avatar #34 to #11 - asthmetheus (06/20/2013) [-]
I find this funny cause its true, at first I thought it was bugs but they made it when crouched ellie is invisible to enemies.
#35 - anomsssssss (06/20/2013) [-]
from softwere
User avatar #47 to #35 - reapuh (06/20/2013) [-]
thank you for making this reference I can stop hating this game now
#76 to #35 - doctorfoo (06/20/2013) [-]
#10 - jyggalag (06/20/2013) [-]
#13 to #10 - toddingram (06/20/2013) [-]
**toddingram rolled a random image posted in comment #2 at Cool, yet creepy ** flood isn't a fungus but ok
#15 to #13 - jyggalag (06/20/2013) [-]
**jyggalag rolled a random image posted in comment #69 at I don't get it ** you do realize that the flood is a parasitive fungus, just think about it, spores, the gravemind and consuming living flesh to live
**jyggalag rolled a random image posted in comment #69 at I don't get it ** you do realize that the flood is a parasitive fungus, just think about it, spores, the gravemind and consuming living flesh to live
User avatar #17 to #15 - motherfuckingkenji (06/20/2013) [-]
It's not really a fungus, but neither is it an animal; it's kind of a mix of the two.
It spreads by spores, but it's also animalistic tissue that not only takes over the mind of its host, but completely changes its body to suit the parasite's needs. An example is when Pvt. Jenkins was infected and the parasite snapped the bones in his forearm to allow the claw-like tentacles to protrude (the entire process of which he was totally conscious for).
Also, The Flood has a consciousness, both a central hive-mind (when it reaches that stage) and lesser, more feral individual ones before then. Here's where one of the biggest similarities with Starcraft's Zerg is drawn since both have very similar processes for growth, spread and development as well as the obvious hivemind aspect.

A couple more things: I like your name though I was sure I killed you to stop the Greymarch. Also when I was typing this reply, I was listening to this song and I think it fits quite well with that gif:
#37 to #17 - ohcrapawhale (06/20/2013) [-]
I think they call them fungi at least in the books when observing them.
also bungies concept for the flood was the "fungal zombie" enemy that was cut from their earlier game marathon 2.
#80 to #37 - anon (06/20/2013) [-]
but that book was awful
User avatar #128 to #80 - stonedphreak (06/20/2013) [-]
no. no it wasn't
User avatar #133 to #128 - chiktikkavaspaus (06/21/2013) [-]
Let's just say that if I had the choice between playing through Combat Evolved or reading this book, I'd choose the game every time. The book is just a crappy version of the game. It's not a bad adaption, but it's just not the best. Halo: The Fall of Reach was the best book in my opinion.
User avatar #38 to #17 - chiktikkavaspaus (06/20/2013) [-]
"it's also animalistic tissue that not only takes over the mind of its host, but completely changes its body to suit the parasite's needs."

You realize that's exactly what the clickers do, right? The flood and the infected in the last of us are based on this fungus in real life that takes control of insects. It basically turns ants into zombies.
#16 to #15 - toddingram (06/20/2013) [-]
**toddingram rolled a random image posted in comment #2586050 at Friendly **I just thought of them as a parasitic virus type **** but yours makes more sense thanks for the info
#89 - zorororonoa (06/20/2013) [-]
You're goddamn right it could save your life.
#94 to #91 - anon (06/20/2013) [-]
*********** dark souls!!!
#123 to #91 - yuukoku (06/20/2013) [-]
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Manly Miner Men.

I love that video =w=
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#120 to #88 - namesoicanpost (06/20/2013) [-]
and now what do the head look like below the hat? a mushroom
#3 - smellingtomatoes (06/19/2013) [-]
Theres only one shroom in my heart
#31 - anunamoose (06/20/2013) [-]
There was too much white space so I chose to move the images closer together, but now there isn't that much room.
User avatar #41 to #31 - wrought (06/20/2013) [-]
did you just
User avatar #81 to #41 - thepandaking (06/20/2013) [-]
no, I don't think he just
User avatar #83 to #31 - thepandaking (06/20/2013) [-]
I kind of think it's better if they're separated, in any serious picture showing the difference between mushrooms they keep them distanced to signify that you have to keep them apart in your mind.
#98 to #83 - SeoYummy (06/20/2013) [-]
Read the last part in relation to the title
User avatar #99 to #98 - thepandaking (06/20/2013) [-]
oh..... well then.
User avatar #97 to #83 - turlesrfun (06/20/2013) [-]
I think you may have missed the "much room" joke.
#79 - ilialiali (06/20/2013) [-]
Knowing the difference between a mushroom and aTOAD can save your life too
#2 - esunabusy (06/19/2013) [-]
Sorry.. I tried to keep my male pattern baldness under my mushroom cap.. but I'm still a fungi. Can I still get a shroom with you?
User avatar #22 to #2 - tonkkax (06/20/2013) [-]
Old Nintendo cartoons were weird.

Apparently there is one for the Donkey Kong arcade game too where Mario is still a jesus.
#25 to #22 - esunabusy (06/20/2013) [-]
It's all silliness, and it's Pauline when she went blonde to try to keep Mario from that princess Peach Toadstool.
User avatar #110 to #57 - caesarslegion (06/20/2013) [-]
Russia plans to send a manned mission to Mars in 2035, obv' America has to one up Russia so expect boots on Mars by 2030.

You'll be alive for the early colonization of Mars.
User avatar #114 to #110 - sanguinesolitude (06/20/2013) [-]
alive to watch it, not to experience it.
#124 to #57 - Toximan (06/20/2013) [-]
i know that ******* feel bro
User avatar #72 to #57 - aldothenazi ONLINE (06/20/2013) [-]
Best time ever!
#1 - iamtheblackgoat (06/19/2013) [-]
The only way to be safe either way is to just blend in
User avatar #21 - ktbmnf (06/20/2013) [-]
i uhm... i dont understand the wmoan... thing... popcorn... on the right. could someone please explain it to me? purrty please?
User avatar #23 to #21 - padlochmcgee (06/20/2013) [-]
It's called a clicker it's from The Last Of Us
User avatar #24 to #23 - ktbmnf (06/20/2013) [-]
oooh ok. thanks for that!
User avatar #33 to #24 - tenaciousjon (06/20/2013) [-]
Yeah, see this is Naught Dog's way of trying to ******** people.

"No, no, guys! It's not a zombie game! Look, see? That's fungus! They're just undead fungus people! Not zombies."
User avatar #36 to #33 - makegr (06/20/2013) [-]
Actually, they take evidences of real life. Mushrooms and spores can make zombies ants in real life, in fact, if they were bigger, we would be "zombies" too.

Ophiocordyceps unilateralis is a parasitoidal fungus that infects ants such as Camponotus leonardi and alters their behavior.

The ant falls from the tree where it normally lives, climbs on the stem of a plant, clamps its mandibles on a leaf and dies there, while the fungus consumes its tissues and grows outside it, releasing its spores. The infected ants are popularly known as zombie ants.

This is a prime example of a parasitoid that alters the behavior of its host in order to ensure its own reproduction. Possessed ants march to their death and the fungus lives inside the exoskeleton.
User avatar #84 to #36 - thepandaking (06/20/2013) [-]
so is it basically The Happening: the video game?
#134 to #84 - makegr (06/21/2013) [-]
I....I don't know, maybe. I just got the information about the parasitoidal fungus... :|
I....I don't know, maybe. I just got the information about the parasitoidal fungus... :|
User avatar #135 to #134 - thepandaking (06/21/2013) [-]
haha fair enough, I don't know much about the game anyway.
User avatar #44 to #36 - tenaciousjon (06/20/2013) [-]
In other words, The Last of Us is just another generic zombie game.

Oh but it looks "pretty", so it makes up for it.
#49 to #44 - hellfiazz ONLINE (06/20/2013) [-]
Have you played it?
User avatar #50 to #49 - tenaciousjon (06/20/2013) [-]
Do I really have to, to see that it's just another "End of the world" zombie game?

Infected people, bandits, "you are the only one who can stop it", shady past yet a heart of gold...

It's been done a million times before. It's nothing special.
User avatar #58 to #50 - Zyaph ONLINE (06/20/2013) [-]
I usually never get emotional about video games

but this

it combines so many great aspects to make a truly amazing game (in my opinion)

choice, fluent mechanics, great voice acting and character development, and just a damn amazing storyline.
it really isn't just "another zombie end of the world game", but i guess you wouldn't know if you you don't try it
User avatar #65 to #50 - shaftyface (06/20/2013) [-]
Lol @ Dis.

Its actually nothing like that.
#51 to #50 - hellfiazz ONLINE (06/20/2013) [-]
"Another "End of the world" zombie game"
Because a zombie virus means that humanity can get along just fine, right?

Either way, you can't judge a game just because it has a few aspects that make it similar. If you don't have infected, you can't have a zombie game. If you don't have bandits, there's only zombies and there's no depth.
Your third point makes no sense. It's like saying games like Pokemon, TLO Zelda, Metal Gear Solid and other original games, are not original because they involve some element of saving the world. And Joel doesn't have a shady past. He has a really sad past, and it's pretty hard to have a likable protagonist who isn't a nice guy.
User avatar #121 to #50 - sanguinesolitude (06/20/2013) [-]
i'm not a huge zombie game fan, but this doesnt play like any other zombie game at all. I dont even really think of it as a zombie game but more an adventure game that happens to have zombies. The story is believable and compelling, the characters are deep, the graphics are really good, gameplay is good too.

When you break a story down to something so silly as "its just another zombie game," that can apply to any game. "oh its just another game where a guy with a gun or some kind of weapon saves everything" that describes ****** 90% of games.

I suggest you try it.
#82 to #50 - darthblam (06/20/2013) [-]
You talk **** about a game you know nothing about.

You aren't a critic, you're an asshole. Stop talking and actually try it before you can make a judgement.

Or, let me guess, you just hate it because "zombies are too mainstream"? You stick to indie games or anything retro because "they are ALWAYS original!" ...
#73 to #36 - exclamation (06/20/2013) [-]
thus explains this ****** also, Nintendo. Yet, irrelevant...?
#109 to #73 - amuro (06/20/2013) [-]
Another cordyseps infected ******
User avatar #61 to #33 - bakawaka (06/20/2013) [-]
they're actually still alive. they aren't themselves, but they aren't "the undead". you can still chock them out and stuff.

regardless, it's a fun game so quit your bitching
User avatar #119 to #33 - sanguinesolitude (06/20/2013) [-]
how dare they make a realistic possible scenario into a game.
User avatar #27 to #21 - WastedDrudge (06/20/2013) [-]
hehe popcorn
User avatar #68 - octogonapusdoctor (06/20/2013) [-]
The first thing I thought of when i saw this:

>The kombucha mushroom people
>Sitting around all day

I can't be the only one
User avatar #52 - slendermanspenis (06/20/2013) [-]
Those damn clickers
#116 to #52 - sanguinesolitude (06/20/2013) [-]
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that moment when you are crouched not moving and suddenly it grabs you and you think no problem triangle ************ ... and are out of shivs
User avatar #131 to #116 - slendermanspenis (06/20/2013) [-]
They gets me every time.
#9 - thype (06/20/2013) [-]
User avatar #122 to #9 - sanguinesolitude (06/20/2013) [-]
i was like hey that chick dressed as toad is kinda cute... wait. stubble
#67 - irokk (06/20/2013) [-]
2 TLOU posts on front page today is a good day
2 TLOU posts on front page today is a good day
User avatar #43 - wrought (06/20/2013) [-]
CLICKERS ARE *************
Remember that time when you got stuck in Bill's trap with the fridge and A ******* CLICKER SHOWED UP
User avatar #54 to #43 - Zyaph ONLINE (06/20/2013) [-]
I panicked and missed EVERY DAMN SHOT
User avatar #115 to #54 - sanguinesolitude (06/20/2013) [-]
for some reason i went into like a zen mode and had a headshot rampage. none of them even touched me. Which is odd since i die all the time and miss shots like crazy.
User avatar #59 to #43 - dillard1 (06/20/2013) [-]
My brother waited for the runners to get really close to him and so he could kick them off. After doing so the aiming is always right at their head

I was reluctant to do so and missed 50% of my shots, but didn't die once because he thought he could do the same thing to a clicker
#117 - nortledrones (06/20/2013) [-]
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Nintendo games were fun before I hit about age 9, all the "adorableness", and colorful mario and pokemon stuff just doesn't do it for me anymore. I don't really see why it's still relevant but oh well, I'll stick to my console. I'm not trying to judge anyone who plays it but to me it's just really childish and repetitive.
#125 to #117 - radtroll (06/20/2013) [-]
maybe it's just not your thing.

few days ago I had a chance to play N64 with my friend and it was the **** , we played for hours and it was the best fun I had in months, maybe it was the acid too
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#18 to #5 - anon (06/20/2013) [-]
thats not the joke. its that both of the characters in the picture are mushroom people
#19 to #5 - europe (06/20/2013) [-]
It isn't about the consoles
I guess this shows how smart xbox fanboys are
#66 to #19 - anon (06/20/2013) [-]
automatically a fanboy because of his preference, everyone thumbs down

posting this as anon to avoid unjust thumbs

btw im a PC gamer
#70 to #19 - anon (06/20/2013) [-]
just because people dont know that the one on the right is considered a part of "mushroom people," as it looks nothing like a mushroom, doesn't mean that they're stupid. it means they may not have played the game and has nothing to do with which console they prefer.
tl;dr stop being a console warring faggot
#74 to #70 - anon (06/20/2013) [-]
You obviously have no knowledge of fungus beyond what comes from the grocery store.
#20 to #19 - anon (06/20/2013) [-]
DRM policies are reversed. Xbone is better now.
User avatar #28 to #20 - sirslimyscrotum **User deleted account** (06/20/2013) [-]
Still weaker and more expensive with a camera that spies on you, so not just yet. I suggest if you want to upgrade a PS4 or PC is the best choice.
#60 to #28 - jahnaids (06/20/2013) [-]
Even when it comes to the Wii U (because the PS4 is obviously the behemoth in regards to hardware), Nintendo has always had some incredibly great exclusive consoles. The Xbox really doesn't offer much other than a new Halo.

I'm out.
User avatar #130 to #60 - sirslimyscrotum **User deleted account** (06/20/2013) [-]
Never been that into Nintendo, but I can see the appeal of some of their games. Halo has pretty gone to **** .
User avatar #87 to #19 - thepandaking (06/20/2013) [-]
why would you say "don't make this about consoles fgt" and then say "gues thats how dum xbox fanboys r lol"
That's quite hypocritical if you ask me.
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