Anyone here from NeoGaf?


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    I know people are going to have different viewpoints on GAF and some of the things that happened there, but let's try not to get bogged down in rehashing old arguments.



  • Hey all. Another ex-Gaf member here. It's crazy all the things that have happened in the span of a few hours. Quite frankly I felt a little lost not being able to go to the EZA community thread. I'm disappointed in all that transpired, but I look forward to getting to know the forums here! I've been wanting to get myself registered here anyways.



  • NewGAF is being launched tomorrow, according to the Discord.



  • I'm from Gaf too (same nick and same avatar), I've been here for a while following the ex-GT crew. I don't post much here because the Xbox related news (which interest me the most) are almost non-existent and usually barren.



  • @Roberto-Larcos said in Anyone here from NeoGaf?:

    NewGAF is being launched tomorrow, according to the Discord.
    can you send me an invite to the discord group, please?



  • @LordBaztion I can't, unfortunately. It's ultra locked-down right now, due to Voat / Reddit / Twitter trolls. I can ask a server mod, but can't promise that anything will be done. I only got in as I was part of the MinecraftGAF Discord chat.



  • @Roberto-Larcos Don't wory, just let me know when the new forum opens. Thanks



  • @ito007 Well then welcome to the madhouse.

    We don't bite. Much. ;)



  • @Carmichael That's why I said their job is to be as faithful to the original as possible, not to translate it word for word. Their job is to deliver the director's creation in another language, not to make decisions about what is and isn't appropriate.

    Like Huber so lovingly puts it all the time: "Creator's intent"



  • @Bloodworth

    Thanks Bloodworth, I had an account here, but never used it much, guess it's going to change. I already see some familiar faces.

    However I do think that NeoGAF is gone for good. There is an archived version here and mods/members are already working on a substitute, however NeoGAF as we knew it is dead.



  • @Bloodworth thanks for the openness Blood. I've been with GT/EZA since high school. Was on the Patreon and Twitch sub from day 1. On GAF we celebrated when you guys pulled through. There are memebera of GAF working hard to bring a new site up as soon as tommorow. Hopefully the outlook is brighter. But for now I'm happy to truly embrace the EZA fam on their own forums. At least I can still look forward to E3 and Nintendo Directs and Sony Conferences with you guys.



  • @Japanmanx3 Can you share any details on who's spearheading this new site? Without strong moderation/account approvals I'm worried it'll fall apart real quick.



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  • @dmax3901 Some old mods, some help from open critic, and volunteers are in the mix right now. That's pretty much all I know. I'm in the Discord but it's been a busy day so that's all I can say. But they secured resources and have a framework. More info to come soon.



  • @Japanmanx3 Ok cool, sounds more legit than I envisioned. This shit still has me reeling, lol.



  • @dmax3901 I have a vacuum in my heart. I joined GAF in like 2013. The last major community I was involved in to that degree was the Nintendo Power forums. GT crumbled and thankfully EZA rose like a Pheonix from those ashes. Iwata died. So much has happened in my, nay, in our gaming history and whether people know it or not, GAF was there for the majority of it. I was there when the Xbox One was revealed. When CBOAT was a god amongst men. When Ntkrnl gave up the goods. When Banderas was the king of Gifs. When Mario 3D World made huge swaths of people eat crow. It can't really be stated enough. The industry had to acknowledge GAF. And many embraced us wholly. To say it's sad to see the way it's abruptly spiraled into oblivion is the minutest of understatements.



  • Welcome all! Hope to see you all in Twitch chat or Discord!



  • @Japanmanx3 And so suddenly! Just all happened out of nowhere. Was so weird to see the inmates take over the asylum in the few times I could access the site before it was completely shut down. People posting all kinds of stupid stuff.



  • @Erevador

    Same here, was always very active in the EZA thread and loved the coverage ever since the GT days. :)
    Gonna miss the specific games, fast news, and especially the off-topic live TV show reaction threads.

    @Bloodworth said in Anyone here from NeoGaf?:

    Welcome everyone. I definitely hope that GAF isn't gone for good. (I was at least lurking there before the Neo) I don't expect these forums to be a real replacement in any sense, but hopefully you can find a place here to feel at home and have some civil discussions.

    Thanks for the kind welcome!

    Guess it's time to get a little more active since I've been lurking and just reading for a while since these forums went up as well lol :)


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