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~One Sentence Debate~ Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time = Best Video game EVER!

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Started: 2/10/2011 Category: Entertainment
Updated: 6 years ago Status: Voting Period
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Bran_man

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OOT is the best video game of all time because of its memorable theme musics/ sound effects and it's classic graphics.
maninorange

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Neither memorable theme music/sound effects nor classic graphics are appropriate criteria on which to base the relative AWESOMENESS of a game as the point of a game is the challenge involved rather than how fancy it is.
Debate Round No. 1
Bran_man

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maninorange

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Furthermore, with regard to the challenge rating of a game, I would offer that "best" is defined by the age group of those people playing the game in question.
Debate Round No. 2
Bran_man

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maninorange

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Because of this, and since the majority of gamers are males between the ages of 13 and 25, I suggest that there are other games more appropriate for the challenge required.

As a final word, I would like to remark on the usefulness of the semicolon; a semicolon can be used to separate two independent clauses; however, the two clauses technically remain parts of the same sentence; the viability of each clause on its own matters not; a semicolon is simply a more elegant way of making a compound sentence; this means that the clauses would ideally be relevant to each other.

You're welcome for not using semicolons. =)
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by RoyLatham 6 years ago
RoyLatham
Those seeking mastery of long sentences are referred to Kant's Critique of Pure Reason, e.g., a typical sentence taken at random:

"But this, at once, assumes a positive value, when we observe that the principles
with which speculative reason endeavours to transcend its limits
lead inevitably, not to the extension, but to the contraction of the
use of reason, inasmuch as they threaten to extend the limits of
sensibility, which is their proper sphere, over the entire realm of
thought and, thus, to supplant the pure (practical) use of reason."

I never made it to the part were he talks about Zelda.
Posted by tvellalott 6 years ago
tvellalott
The gameplay is so much more important than graphics or music.
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