The Cynical Brit Passes

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  1. Patton187

    Patton187 Gawd

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    But you are the asshole that managed to bring politics into it.
     
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    cageymaru [H]ard as it Gets

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    Warframe developers really appreciated the reviews and streams that he did criticizing and endorsing the game as they all led to changes that made the game more popular in the end.

    Live stream clip from when they learned he passed. R.I.P Totalbiscuit.

    https://clips.twitch.tv/SparklyInterestingButterBudStar
     
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  3. DejaWiz

    DejaWiz Oracle of Unfortunate Truths

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    That is a great loss to the gaming community...Rest In Peace. :(
     
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    That word doesn't mean what you think it means.
     
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  6. digitalwanderer

    digitalwanderer Long Time No See

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    I've followed TB for years. Loved his commentary, loved his opinions, loved his videos. My partner just asked what was wrong and my response without even thinking was that a good friend of mine has passed away. I never even met the guy but somehow I felt like he was my friend. RIP.
     
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    So sorry to hear this. R I P
     
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    TB was extremely political and constantly discussed his positions and feelings.
     
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    Damn... This is all I can say... :cry:
     
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    RIP TotalBiscuit. Thanks for all you did for the gaming community, especially SC2.
     
  13. iQuasarLV

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    RIP bro. Some of the best reviews of games I can remember.
     
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  14. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics I don't get it

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    Damn, he was the sole reason I played a lot of the indie games I did, otherwise I would have probably never even known of them. Havent watched his channel in a couple years mind you but I do recall he had cancer back them
     
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    Chimpee [H]ard|Gawd

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    And, how is that suppose to relate to his death? Seriously, are you just trolling for the sake of trolling?
     
  16. MavericK

    MavericK Zero Cool

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    RIP. Fuck cancer.

    I really enjoyed his knowledge, wit, and stubbornness when it came to holding the industry accountable for their bullshit.
     
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    He was by far my favorite reviewer. I also very much enjoyed his coverage of SC2 events and topics about the game industry. It really sucks that he will not longer be able to give us great commentary, reviews, and insight.

    I still remember when he first announced he had cancer and would have to dial back a lot of his activities. He received a bit of criticism as the time because he had already been late on a number of videos, a lot of people were upset with him. It was a shock to hear about his health issues, but at the same time, I am glad he was able to make his life about the things he was most passionate for. His life was spent well and reached a lot of people, more than he probably ever truly realized.
     
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  18. Wolf-R1

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    Sad day. I liked that guy. RIP
     
  19. Aireoth

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    TB was one of the best Youtube reviewers, if not the best, loved his across the pond charm and sense of humor. Beyond that, he was active in trying to improve the gaming industry as a whole, and managed to do so with class and reason.

    You will be missed man.
     
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    I hadn't seen this interview before, but it just illustrates some of the things I loved about TB and what many others loved about him. He was typically positive, even when he was ranting, much of what he said was constructive and outlook was positive.

    Even simple things like he did videos where he tried different interesting foods was a lot of fun, just because of his willingness to try stuff, and his honest opinion.
     
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    I lost 3 friends to cancer this year. People who are fit, under 50, and wonderful moms/dads. Out of the blue. It just sucks.

    I have declared that cancer is an asshole.
     
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    Brutal loss. I loved his videos, even when i didn't agree with him.
     
  23. Zarathustra[H]

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    Ahh, That's why I've never heard of him. I avoid streamers and video reviews like the plague.

    That being said, it is always sad when someone so young passes.
     
  24. dgz

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    I'll always remember this man fondly. Wasn't following his channel or anything as I don't watch a lot of youtube but his videos always seemed pretty honest and on point. His thoughts on games were spot on imo.

    Farewell, brother.
     
  25. SixFootDuo

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    wow, what in the hell are you even talking about. Also there is a time and a place for negativity? You really think here and now was the place to do it?

    You don't have to like the man but don't take a shit on him right now
     
  26. Lmah2x

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    RIP. Losing TB leaves a void in the gaming industry. Didn't agree with him politically, but he was literally the best game reviewer for years. I also watched him casting in the WoW and SC2 days.
     
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    he should have consulted these doctors. seems they are making a break through with cancer research

    http://www.bbc.com/news/health-44338276



    Steve jobs tried to make do with Alternative medicine, and he paid the price o-O; with his wealth he ought to have invested in what these people are working on instead. o well....
     
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  29. smarenwolf

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    I am late to the party, I know...

    When I heard about it, I was quite devastated.
    TB was, for a long time, my favorite youtuber. As others have said, his "WTF is..." reviews where top-notch and on point, as was his dry, sarcastic humor. Arbitrary Game Awards :)
    TB was also the youtuber that actually got me into youtube (just as consumer, not creator). Before I stumbled upon his channel, it was just a video-platform I sometimes used for tutorials or reviews, but it wasn't "part of my online-experience", so to speak.
    TB was also the guy that got me into watching eSports, even if no other game than SC2 has managed to get my attention, I still watch it. I also played it a bit, but I'm more a PvE/SP-Player.

    I liked his stance on constructive game criticism and journalism, liked his humor, his friendliness and his stubborness.
    Imho, TB's death is a great loss for the gaming community and industry.


    And I despise what followed on twitter after his death >.<
     
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