“The meme could have turned three ways: One, the laughter could die down and the idea could be forgotten quickly. Two, the meme could take a normal meme’s path by being spammed all over NeoGAF — and eventually other Web sites — with very few people actually knowing where it came from, before it flames out and stops being funny. Or three, people could take it seriously and turn it into a real thing.
Implausibly, we took the third option.” explains Dan Myers, a copy editor living in Ohio and an avid NeoGAF member.
The video above began as nothing more than a frustrated neoGAF forum member’s reply to being called a “paedophile” because he decided to play, and write about the fact that he was enjoying playing “Imagine: Babyz Fashion”.
So, I’m a pedophile because I don’t want to play Dudebro, My Shit is Fucked Up So I Got to Shoot/Slice You II: It’s Straight-Up Dawg Time? To throw around these sort of accusations at someone who seeks to do something different suggests quite the insecurity on your part.
The above quote was a direct dig at games like Modern Warfare 2 and it didn’t take long for someone to create an image depicting what said game would look like if it was made into a retail title (left).
And thus, the Dudebro meme was born.
A short time past and the meme became quite popular on the NeoGAF forum so much so that a dedicated group of NeoGAF members joined forces and created the Grimoire Assembly Forge development team.
For a while now the Grimoire Assembly Forge have been busy creating this unique retro arcade style game with the help of volunteers around the world. Not to say it was all plain sailing though, they struggled with drop-outs that left them understaffed and caused multiple delays.
But not any more. Dudebro — My Shit Is Fucked Up So I Got to Shoot/Slice You II: It’s Straight-Up Dawg Time is well on it’s way to being complete and hopefully should be coming our way soon!
Dudebro — My Shit Is Fucked Up So I Got to Shoot/Slice You II: It’s Straight-Up Dawg Time is a 2D side scrolling action arcade game that follows the exploits of elite soldier John Dudebro and his sidekick Habemus Chicken. They must chase down arms dealer Armando Pesquali, to defend the world’s brodiocity and along the way John Dudebro and Habemus Chicken will blast and slash their way through Pesquali’s allies, the SkullPro army and the mysterious Dude Squad.
To find out some more information about Dudebro — My Shit Is Fucked Up So I Got to Shoot/Slice You II: It’s Straight-Up Dawg Time check out the official website www.dudebro2.com.