Talk:2192: Review

Explain xkcd: It's 'cause you're dumb.
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Earth : Terrible storyline, feel depressed afterward. Controls buggy.

My advice would be to look at different storylines. 14:24, 21 August 2019 (UTC)
It is in our power to choose fear, frustration, and despair or the alternative story line of love, joy, and freedom. Rtanenbaum (talk) 15:06, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

Mostly harmless - GreenWyvern (talk) 13:39, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

thank you for that :D Bischoff (talk) 16:26, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

New servers opening soon! 13:42, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

He could discuss in greater detail at Poodlehat (talk) 13:43, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

I think the title text is alluding to controlling things like climate warming and the like, not learning to walk. Ianrbibtitlht (talk) 13:56, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

"Huge World" would imply that the game type is first or third person, with the player taking control of a character in that world. In this sense, I think it's appropriate for the controls to be in reference to movement of the character. If the game type were management or simulation, I think you would be correct. Cgrimes85 (talk) 14:03, 21 August 2019 (UTC)
"Huge World" so much to explore, could take more than a lifetime. Very few ever reach master level but general satisfaction is possible for every serious player, and the game Creator is accessible at any time. Rtanenbaum (talk) 15:06, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

Perhaps this is a reference to the recent Public Policy Polling survey whcih asked people about God's job performance. God received his highest rating on his "handling of creating the universe" with 71% in favor of the universe and 5% opposed.

Dan Loeb [email protected], 11:50, 21 August 2019 (ET)

"gun violence, sexual violence, poverty", etc, are really human's problems rather than Earth's problems.

It really depends on your point of view. If you consider Earth as just a rock flying through space global warming isn't really an issue either. Bischoff (talk) 16:26, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

To be honest I think this comic is a bit lazy for xkcd standards. The whole joke of "I went outside today, the graphics are amazing but controls suck" is years old and was never really good in my opinion. I've seen several comics where Randal reused old jokes and put a clever spin on them or extended them in a new fashion that I'm disappointed Randal essentially copy&pasted this one. Bischoff (talk) 16:26, 21 August 2019 (UTC)

I'm reminded of this comic by the SMBC guy (better known as Emergency Backup Randall Munroe) which features a hypothetical site which can host such a review, and also two Black Hats. Some folks also made a subreddit that actually implements the idea. -- 18:03, 21 August 2019 (UTC)