Tacticular Cancer: We'll have your balls

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DS III is out.

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by Raghar, Jun 11, 2011.

  1. Raghar Magister

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    Just so you'd know. Dungeon Siege III is out for at least day. Kinda wonder why nobody commented, but it's on your favorite site nearby. (Released week or so earlier.)

    I don't have space on HD because of GBs of anime I try to get (like Shigurui), however there is a lot of people who have free space and could comment if it's better or worse than DS II.
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  2. MetalCraze Arcane

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    OMG please move to general gaming, not RPG like TW2 and DXHR
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  3. pocahaunted Augur

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    There's a thread with plenty of comments on General Gaming.
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  4. Black_Willow Magister

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    Please keep this thread here. Skyway's butthurt is just amazing.
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  5. FatCat Educated

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    Finally colon(obsidian) pushed out this turd(DS3) to the toilet(codex).Time to flush toilet.
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  6. Micmu Magister

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    Because nobody (sane) gives a fuck
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  7. Lunac Prophet

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    Is a shit game like all the previous iterations.


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  8. Excidium P. banal

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    :lol:
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  9. Trash Simply fabulous

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    Tried it for about twenty minutes and remembered why I didn't care one bit for the previous games. Not my thing.
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  10. Shagnak Shagadelic

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    It didn't strike me as being very much like the previous two games, though I couldn't bear to play it for very long.

    FTR: though it wasn't particularly good, I liked DSII enough to bother to finish it. This seems much more arse.
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  11. AlaCarcuss Arbiter

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    It's actually not too bad, but you have to give it time. The first hour or so and the first few levels leave a bad impression - I almost rage quit and uninstalled. But then I plugged in a controller, turned off the stupid auto-align camera and persevered.

    Once you get to about level 5-6 and get your first companion, game starts picking up and becomes quite enjoyable. Better than the first games I'd say (not saying much I know) and at least as good as any recent aRPG's of this type (diablo like).
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  12. Dark Matter Arbiter

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    Did anyone try this on their Xbox? How are the controls?
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  13. Suchy Arcane

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    Posting in NOBODY GIVES A FUCK - OFFICIAL THREAT
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  14. Xi Augur

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    10/10, best thing ever, game of the year, would play again.
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  15. Befuddled Halfling Educated

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    DS2 had some elements that were fun:
    1) Non twitch combat (pure stat based) - so many consoletards automatically said the game "played itself"
    2) Fun optimize armor / ragdoll mini-game
    3) Crafting that allowed for some massively overpowered builds
    4) Randomized loot with millions of unique items
    5) Awesome music (and textures considering 2005)
    6) Some tricky puzzles in Chapter 3
    7) Respawn, so you could level grind to make things easier if you wanted
    8) Loads of special powers that allowed many great unique builds

    The story was awful and GPG made no attempt to obscure the linearity.

    DS3 otoh is just a new game that piggybacks on the DS name. I'd be interested to see if the story and choices are any good, if so, I'll be getting it despite the super twitch combat.
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  16. made Arcane

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    Game doesn't really pick up, open up, or anything up after the first hour. It's exactly the same gameplay throughout. You like it or you don't imo.

    edit: inb4 Jaesun wakes up
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  17. circ Arcane

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    Played itself so fucking much that I kept dying in the first fucking fights before I started to use skills, potions and running the hell away. Once you learned how it all worked it became easier, but in no way did it play itself. Even bossfights, which became ridiculously easy once you knew what strategy to use.
    That's the reason I still play it.
    Never much played with this though.
    YEAAH.
    Music was shit (thanks Jeremy Soule), but textures were good.
    YEAAH. Made BioWare's puzzles seem like sticking LEGO together.
    YEAAH.
    Yeah, you could really make different builds. Warriors could do shield, dual or 2h, and there was a big difference between the skills. Same thing with mages/healers/druids and archers. Well archers just got two? Although you could pick crossbow or bow.

    Story was passable. It was the voice acting that really made it suck.

    DS3 really has nothing in common with DS2 or 1. For example skills, other than healing, I'm not sure if they're even doing shit. And there aren't that many of them either.
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  18. Shannow Waster of Time

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    Huh? We have at least 2 threads going in the news section and another 2 in General Gaming.
    Oh, and it's shit. (Unless, aparently, you control the camera with your "stick")
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  19. Data4 Magister

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    The best thing about Dungeon Siege?

    Ultima Lazarus.
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  20. Archibald Educated

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    Biggest pile of shit that i tried since Oblivion. That being said i`m not sure if Oblivion was worse. Popamole of H&S genre.
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  21. Commissar Draco KKKodex WCDS Commissar

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    Can anybody explain to me why chick in slut clothes has more HP and DR than knight/paldin in full metal armour and shield? :roll: So far in plus:

    1)Music
    2)Story better than in DS1 and 2 (and Oblibion, DA2 etc... but it's hardly an achievment)
    3)Eastern European feel and art setting reminded me of Transilvania.
    4) game is hard even on easy

    in minus:
    1)twiichy combat in not twicher game
    2) game is too hard on easy
    3)instalation of original take half hour (pirate instaler did this in 5 minutes)
    4) Worse Obsidian game so far as story and setting goes.

    I won't say it's Oblibion it's not half as soulles and bland, it's good for what it is H&S with some light RPG elemenents. 6/10
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  22. Jaesun Fabulous Moderator Patron

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    MCA Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera
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  23. Paperclip Scholar

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    Actually the powers aren't that exciting to use because they take too long to use/charge and a char can only use one at a time because of the universal charging/reset system. This "problem" is inherent in the party based system that they use, which makes a single character isn't that special. You modify your party setup when you want to "customize" - which is fine for some people but I don't quite really like it.
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  24. Morgoth Arcane

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    Hmm, that's too bad.

    After the brilliant MotB I hoped George Ziets would apply the same magic and skillz to DSIII again, but apparently if the Codex can be trusted, it doesn't get any better after the demo?
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