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The Last of Us HBO Serie: Season 1 Adapts the First Game, But Will 'Deviate Greatly' in Some Episodes

billyxci

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i guess this is that druckmann's opportunity to go crazy with his pandering.

i really liked the first game but holy crap wtf is Naughty Dog doing? i guess they found their market. won't be touching anything they are involved in.
 

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I really don't get the hate. People must be extremely sensitive to be offended by TLOU2. Apparently including a ripped plain looking woman in a game makes them question their sexuality or something.

I liked the games, but I don't think it will translate well to a TV show. I also think the premise of Ellie being immune and the doctor knowing for a fact that the cure can only be made by cutting into her brain makes any sense at all. He can't access it to test it, but knows that it is the solution?? Also how the fuck could she be the only one? And what would happen if she had children? A real doctor would look into that before risking losing a living immune person.
 

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Everybody is going to be gay aren't they. DRUCKMAN .....+ HBO??? This thing will be nothing but gay relationship zombie simulator
 

Warnen

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Make sure they don’t kill that doc at end of game so Abby is never created...
 
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I really don't get the hate. People must be extremely sensitive to be offended by TLOU2. Apparently including a ripped plain looking woman in a game makes them question their sexuality or something.

I liked the games, but I don't think it will translate well to a TV show. I also think the premise of Ellie being immune and the doctor knowing for a fact that the cure can only be made by cutting into her brain makes any sense at all. He can't access it to test it, but knows that it is the solution?? Also how the fuck could she be the only one? And what would happen if she had children? A real doctor would look into that before risking losing a living immune person.
TLOU2 was my favourite game of 2020 but the whole killing Joel and playing as his killer sucked. Not offended by Strongwoman
 
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Is that who's playing Ellie? What's up with her face?

Ok, I died with this post


Laughed so hard my neighbor checked at me
 
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Dusktildawn48

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I'm one of the rare gaffers who loves LOU2, but yeah this is gonna be woke as fuck.
 
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Markio128

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It’s okay to be passionate about your favourite pastime, but some of you guys do make me wonder at times. You need to understand that whatever somebody’s creative vision is, it is their right, which they earned through hard work and talent. When you gain the right to make you own game/TV show, then you can fill it with whatever the fuck you want.

On topic, based on the pedigree, I’m looking forward to this.
 

STARSBarry

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TLOU2 was my favourite game of 2020 but the whole killing Joel and playing as his killer sucked. Not offended by Strongwoman

I mean the post you replied too set up this strawman as the sole reason. Because their fragile baby ego could not take any other and valid criticism towards the game as real (see how I insulted their intelligence to try and derail the strawman they set up, what a circle)

Long story short there's an old Latin Maxim for this "De gustibus non est disputandum". I myself thought that the Last of Us 2 was utterly dog shit from a story and theme point of view, it suffered from what Saving Private Ryan did where they declared themselves as an Anti War movie before suddenly going all pro war in the last 40 minutes. However not everyone has a degree in Film Studies or Litrature so for an easy to digest mass market game it comes across as deep to the casual audience it was targeted at. However that does not mean it's a bad game or a good game for everyone because taste is subjective and always will be.
 
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MagnesG

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I imagine it's gonna be full of drama and shit with no progress or advancement on the cure. Just like Walking Dead. Or TLOU2.
 

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I hope they go full in on the horror elements. I wanna see recently infected who try (and fail) to keep control of their bodies, parasites bursting out of peoples‘ heads, and some new forms of infected, like a dozen clickers or bloaters whose bodies have kind of fused together, creating one enormous, walking mega fungus (there‘s some artwork from the first game that had something like this).

Maybe go into the origins of the fungus, how it works and why it suddenly infected humans. Was it a lab experiment? Some ancient parasite that humans accidentally unleashed? Or some kind of anti-human defense mechanism of nature (kind of like in the Happening)?

They could also elaborate on the general state of humanity. How many safe cities and towns like Boston or Jackson are there? Are there different factions claiming to be the successors of the legitimate US government? There‘s lots of stuff they could use to fill ten episodes.
 
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Flutta

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Deviate he says, so in other words he wants to make Joel a gaylord. Cuckmann is coming back with vengeance 🤣
 

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They've casted Tommy. The actor looks a bit young tbh. But at least Joel isn't going to have a black brother from another mother. ;)
 
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mxbison

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Makes sense I guess.

Not much point in watching a show where you already know the whole story.
 
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RJMacready73

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Makes sense I guess.

Not much point in watching a show where you already know the whole story.
Didn't stop a ton o people watching Game of Thrones having read the book or Chernobyl having known all about it... Just cause you know the storyline you'll not know how these guys will interpret the story and what stuff they'll add and change due to the medium, I for one cannot fucking wait for this, the production team behind it are top class, the story itself is top class, this has all the makings of a AAA TV show and HBO aren't short of a few bob like
 

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Impossible. Gina is too woman for Abby.

Yeah. A Brooke Ence or Stefanie cohen or one of those other huge crossfit girls would fit the bill better. Maybe even the girl on whose body Abby was modeled after- Coleen Fotsch.
And they all are still prettier than Abby. They made her swole and thats fine but why couldnt they just use Coleen's face too? They intentionally made her uglier. I dont understand why.
 
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Didn't stop a ton o people watching Game of Thrones having read the book or Chernobyl having known all about it... Just cause you know the storyline you'll not know how these guys will interpret the story and what stuff they'll add and change due to the medium, I for one cannot fucking wait for this, the production team behind it are top class, the story itself is top class, this has all the makings of a AAA TV show and HBO aren't short of a few bob like

Lol, most people who watched GOT had never read the books.

And it's funny you think people knew anything about Chernobyl, maybe the ending.

It seems both Joel and his brother are now hispanic, there really was no way we could have a show about a white men so I'm glad they dodged that bullet.

This show will be a success no matter what, but I expect it to be pretty average.