Geoff appreciation thread

y’know i always had this conspiracy theory that Geoff was the good guy but nobody listened to him and as a tragic ironic twist he got scapegoated by the community

am i making sense? idk tbh

Even though the post is nice… I would like to read more post replies from Overwatch employees. Don’t just reply when there is an appreciation post or something similar.

Interact more with the community, have fun with them, blend with us.

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Hate to be the bearer of bad news but they don’t appear to be active on the forum anymore, haven’t been for a long time. Last signed on Apr 24, '19, according to the statistic for ‘seen’.

Understandable though, given the somewhat questionable and slow balancing we’ve had along with the apparent realistic success rate of the hero reworks seeming to be on the low side. I can only count one hero rework which appeared to be an actual success, not simply because it was branded as ‘fine’ and then effectively abandoned… that successful one I can only think of is Torbjorn.

They only reply to stuff that praises them or echos something they already want to say.

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I wouldnt mind for example to see a reply from Blizzard employee to all these “nerf Mei” posts… a troll reply :smiley: just to troll us and have fun with us! It will make me smile and think that behind all these blizzard posts is not a automatic answer but a person. If they dont blend with us, they will never understand what the community really wants.

Sometimes first iteration of anything can be a hit or miss for any type of game, yet it can always be improved

Overwatch is still one of the best & fav games to this date for me
<3 Brigitte, and many of the other Heroes he has designed

guess this will have to remain a 1 sided relationship then

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shhhhhh Torbjorn!! go back to sleep

On its 2 year anniversary it’s more relevant now than it was then…

Keep doing you Geoff! (Most underappreciated man in OW universe)

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I appreciate Geoff, but not this particular clip at 11:23

It keeps perpetuating the idea that the best kind of heroes are “high aim-skill dps”

Also “THREADS NEVER DIE” :angel:

The problem is OW in order to sell itself in the salvage operation from Project Titan sold itself as a new type of shooter that was more accessible and not so aim reliant, even with Symmetra for instance. This fine until OWL came in, and the Activision folks pushed on it. Handling it poorly, they have now thought they can find success catering to the subgroup that was attracted to OW but despises anything where “muh aim” is not the single most important skill. OW will not be a good poor man’s Valorant, and it will not ignite OWL either.

I am not opposed to a “rail gun” character, but its a bit distressing when we hear how she’s suddenly the favorite… that usually means “OPAF” as Jeff described Moira on introduction.

Me since five years ago: “Geoff is terrible at balancing! How could anyone approve of these changes?”
Me now: “Perhaps I treated you too harshly.”

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I miss lvl3…the urge to link a thanos pic is high…

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I am a massive fan of Blizzard and all their games! Thank you devs for all the hard work and creating some amazing content!

Really? You had to make a 2 years necro exactly after the laughable experimental?

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It reminds me of how dangerous undue appreciation truly is.

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Id say its a pretty relevant topic considering how abysmal the streamer experimental patch is. Even if its years old, it goes back to how we appreciate competent people behind the videogame development.

combination: wanted to make a thread for it (because i meant exactly what i said…dude is underappreaciated)…then thought “didnt i already make this before?”…then noticed it was exactly 2 years ago…new thread or just bump the old one…bump was just easier…sorry if that offends you :man_shrugging:

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I feel the same exact way. I feel so terrible for the devs right now