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Re: New Castlevania Season
« Reply #90 on: May 17, 2021, 08:59:42 AM »
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Yeah, I think I'll settle for watching some clips or skipping around for the areas I'm interested in.
Yeah, you're best of just watching fights and such. I mean I did say that I enjoyed most stuff(even if it's inconsistent and flawed) but this really ain't for someone who wants more of "true Castlevania".
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Re: New Castlevania Season
« Reply #91 on: May 17, 2021, 12:50:34 PM »
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Re: New Castlevania Season
« Reply #92 on: May 17, 2021, 01:29:06 PM »
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I've just finished watching the last season and all i can say is that it left me confused......many familiar enemies, nice soundtrack, but not what i was expecting to see for a finale.
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Re: New Castlevania Season
« Reply #93 on: May 17, 2021, 04:28:46 PM »
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You hit a lot of points I didn't even bother going into. The entire show has been "cursing and sex as a indicator it's 'mature'" since the beginning with the goat fucking. That's how Ellis works and damned if he was going to change things for this show. I actually had someone recently leave a comment on one of my vids asking me why I hated all the sex and cursing, and didn't take "because it's all just fluff in place of substance" as a good enough answer.

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Re: New Castlevania Season
« Reply #94 on: May 17, 2021, 08:02:11 PM »
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You hit a lot of points I didn't even bother going into. The entire show has been "cursing and sex as a indicator it's 'mature'" since the beginning with the goat fucking. That's how Ellis works and damned if he was going to change things for this show. I actually had someone recently leave a comment on one of my vids asking me why I hated all the sex and cursing, and didn't take "because it's all just fluff in place of substance" as a good enough answer.

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hah! that's right, I forgot about that. That came out of nowhere and while amusing in a "hey I understood that reference" kind of way, didn't amount to anything that couldn't have been done at night just the same.
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Re: New Castlevania Season
« Reply #95 on: May 18, 2021, 05:48:46 AM »
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Re: New Castlevania Season
« Reply #96 on: May 18, 2021, 08:32:11 AM »
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The only plothole I found was:
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we have seen before that vampires like dracula often have human misanthropes in their employ. (like the forgemasters) so maybe this was something like that.
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Re: New Castlevania Season
« Reply #97 on: May 18, 2021, 11:06:42 AM »
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we have seen before that vampires like dracula often have human misanthropes in their employ. (like the forgemasters) so maybe this was something like that.

Well you are talking about forgemasters which is more powerful and useful for a vampire lord but those common and very weak humans in Carmilla's castle?

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Re: New Castlevania Season
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Re: New Castlevania Season
« Reply #99 on: May 22, 2021, 09:21:18 PM »
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I enjoyed the season greatly.  A bit disappointed at all the deviations from what you’d expect from playing the game, but I guess at least it wasn’t predictable that way.  A good ride for the most part.  Some of the changes in expected outcomes were nice at least.  I hope whoever is writing the next series has the right stuff to keep the new fans this series has drawn in and keep the gamer fans happy.
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Re: New Castlevania Season
« Reply #100 on: May 24, 2021, 12:44:24 AM »
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If you skipped season 3, you might as well skip season 4 also.

Thanks! I'm skipping this then.
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« Reply #101 on: May 24, 2021, 01:42:52 PM »
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Re: New Castlevania Season
« Reply #102 on: May 24, 2021, 11:08:26 PM »
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Not sure if it's been mentioned, but one thing that kind of irks me about Grant's absence is that there was a good handful of original characters created for this show. Keeping that in mind, how hard could it have been to include one of the main characters from the game? I mean, if it was so hard to have a 4th protagonist included in this show, I'm not sure why they didn't just go with Symphony as their timeline. Then they could've had Richter/Alucard/Maria instead of Sypha/Alucard/Trevor. It just seems like a cop out to use Dracula's Curse as the basis for the show without including all of the characters, especially when there's no shortage of stories from the timeline that they could've used. It was one of those things that didn't bother me before the show aired. But after seeing Greta, Lenore, Striga, Varney, Godbrand, the weird sex siblings, etc., made specifically for the show, it definitely seemed like there easily could've been room for Grant if they really wanted to.
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Re: New Castlevania Season
« Reply #103 on: May 25, 2021, 07:31:06 AM »
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Sometimes I genuinely wonder if the shafting of Grant consistently, isn't some sort of edict from konami on character usage. Like, for whatever reason you're not allowed to use Grant because they constantly want to refocus on Trevor, (main character Belmont) Alucard, (fangirl bait, "cool factor" bait) and Sypha. (sex appeal, cute appeal) and in that kind of strategy, Grant is the odd man out, so they just cut him and give him token mentions at best, and dont let him be fully used.
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Re: New Castlevania Season
« Reply #104 on: May 25, 2021, 07:38:35 AM »
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Sometimes I genuinely wonder if the shafting of Grant consistently, isn't some sort of edict from konami on character usage. Like, for whatever reason you're not allowed to use Grant because they constantly want to refocus on Trevor, (main character Belmont) Alucard, (fangirl bait, "cool factor" bait) and Sypha. (sex appeal, cute appeal) and in that kind of strategy, Grant is the odd man out, so they just cut him and give him token mentions at best, and dont let him be fully used.

Ellis has consistently demonstrated a dislike for Grant, and there is a recent interview with Kolde saying that they decided to not using Grant at all. If Konami has an edict, Powerhouse/Ellis did a pretty good job at not only hiding it, but also indicating it was their decision all along.

Here's another example of interview: https://screenrant.com/castlevania-season-4-interview-kevin-kolde/

I feel I should also point out how curious is that they keep denying any Grant reading from the fans' part. Whenever a character appears that may be or not Grant, they feel the need to do an interview later clarifying it is not. So they don't do actual Grant, and also won't let you have him either. First was the bandit Isaac turns into a monster, then it was nameless Captain on season 3, now it's Greta of Danesti. The single recognized Grant reference was a "pirate of the roads" strawman Ellis made up to make fun of Grant fans, something he admited on his own.

Still, it was inevitable they'd toy with a more popular characters beyond the "niche" one eventually. It was interesting to see how some opinions changed when questionable writing reached them.

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