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Salty Bet: the most incredible, pointless, awesome thing.

UPSLynxUPSLynx Top EA shill, The Dean of Computer GraphicsRedwood City, CA Icrontian
I'm sorry in advance for introducing you guys to this.

So there's this thing called Salty Bet. It's... utter madness and something you just can't stop watching.

At its core, Salty Bet is a stream of constantly playing MUGEN matchups with AI only players, and the characters are chosen at random from thousands of user-created characters. You bet on the match outcome with fake money, in hopes of making more fake money, and you try to psyche out the other betters in the chat during betting phase, because by them betting on the loser, you make more money.

It's absolutely insane. You'll see Simba Vs. Brolly. Ronald McDonald Vs. Ryu. Tohou characters Vs. Megazord. Hell, I watched Sigma's robodog fight Hey Arnold and Ren and Stimpy earlier. Some of these characters are balanced, some are ridiculously OP, and some are so worthless that they won't even connect with their attacks. Point is - there is NO strategy to betting. You just go with your gut, and laugh your butt off at the action.

PC Gamer has an excellent writeup on the full rules of Salty Bet, and just why it's so much fun. It's worth a quick read.

Get in here and bet on matches with me! At the time of this post, Bridget is fighting Darth Maul in Babidi's chamber right now... and winning!

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Comments

  • UPSLynxUPSLynx Top EA shill, The Dean of Computer Graphics Redwood City, CA Icrontian
    Pro tip:

    Always bet waifu, never bet DBZ.
    Basil
  • GnomeQueenGnomeQueen The Lulz Queen Mountain Dew Mouth Icrontian
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    PirateNinjaUPSLynx
  • KoreishKoreish I'm a penguin, deal with it. KCMO Icrontian
    Rigged just like boxing.
  • I am entertained.
    UPSLynx
  • oni_delsoni_dels Drunk French Canadian Montréal, Québec. Icrontian
    UPSLynx said:

    Pro tip:

    Always bet waifu, never bet DBZ.

    you'd think dbz is balanced in mugen tho...
  • IlriyasIlriyas The Syrupy Canadian Toronto, Ontario Icrontian
    You had me at Touhou
    UPSLynxBasil
  • d3k0yd3k0y Loveland, OH Icrontian
    I made it half way through the 2nd paragraph before i signed up
  • LincLinc Bard Detroit, MI Icrontian
    Remember who won our last salty bet, Bobby?
    GnomeQueenprimesuspectBuddyJ
  • UPSLynxUPSLynx Top EA shill, The Dean of Computer Graphics Redwood City, CA Icrontian
    A bunch of us are throwing down salty bucks, boozing, and talking smack on mumble. Get in here!
  • RyanFodderRyanFodder Detroit, MI Icrontian
    In the salt mines.
  • colacola part legend, part devil... all man Balls deep Icrontian
    always salty
  • IlriyasIlriyas The Syrupy Canadian Toronto, Ontario Icrontian
    HITMAN YOU HAVE A PROBLEM!!!!!

    Fuckin lost $50 to cookie bird what is this shit.
    CantiUPSLynxBasil
  • IlriyasIlriyas The Syrupy Canadian Toronto, Ontario Icrontian
    Ogre Akuma, The Shreckening officially begins. It's all ogre now.
  • CantiCanti =/= smalltime http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9K18CGEeiI&feature=related Icrontian
    Ima bet DBZ everytime all time. You can't stop me.
    oni_dels
  • mertesnmertesn I am Bobby Miller Yukon, OK Icrontian
    Canti said:

    Ima bet DBZ everytime all time. You can't stop me.

    Never bet on anything you cannot pronounce.
  • SonorousSonorous F@H Fanatic Virginia Icrontian
    It's currently Salty broken. :(
  • KwitkoKwitko Sheriff of Banning (Retired) By the thing near the stuff Icrontian
    This he has time for, but not a new video.
    BuddyJ
  • ardichokeardichoke Icrontian
    What the balls? I sign up for Salty Bet and there is no salty betting to be had.


    You've lied to me for the last time Lynxmuller.
  • UPSLynxUPSLynx Top EA shill, The Dean of Computer Graphics Redwood City, CA Icrontian
    Cookie bird RUINED us last night. Also, Ronald McDonald upset was LEGENDARY.
  • d3k0yd3k0y Loveland, OH Icrontian
    Mickey Noooooo! So unbalanced!
  • ardichokeardichoke Icrontian
    Worst computer ever.... never should have taken Mickey in close. Hoe it out from across the screen.
  • d3k0yd3k0y Loveland, OH Icrontian
    edited Aug 2013
    I only have 58 bucks left.

    Why does everyone I bet on just stand there!
  • ardichokeardichoke Icrontian
    d3k0y said:

    I only have 58 bucks left.

    Why does everyone I bet on just stand there!

    To spite you.
  • IlriyasIlriyas The Syrupy Canadian Toronto, Ontario Icrontian
    Bet freedom over waifu
    BasilUPSLynx
  • ardichokeardichoke Icrontian
    Always bet on waifu... and boobs.
  • SonorousSonorous F@H Fanatic Virginia Icrontian
    I have been betting all day. Why? Why is this so good?
  • UPSHitmanUPSHitman The Big Nasty Indianapolis, Indiana Icrontian
    Ilriyas said:

    HITMAN YOU HAVE A PROBLEM!!!!!

    Fuckin lost $50 to cookie bird what is this shit.


    .... no ..... I don't........ ........ ..... Want to gamble MORE!!!!!
  • UPSHitmanUPSHitman The Big Nasty Indianapolis, Indiana Icrontian
    This is bad I am betting while running the audio board for the news cast! hahahahahaha I HAVE A PROBLEM!!!
  • MiracleManSMiracleManS Chambersburg, PA Icrontian
    METH RANGER
  • ardichokeardichoke Icrontian
    Goddamn meth ranger... ruined my 5:1 Hinata longshot.
    UPSHitman
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