Tacticular Cancer: We'll have your balls

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Total War: Shogun 2

Discussion in 'Strategy Gaming' started by FatCat, Jan 16, 2011.

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So will you buy it?

  1. Yes

    4 vote(s)
    44.4%
  2. I will wait for reviews

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Maybe

    1 vote(s)
    11.1%
  4. No

    4 vote(s)
    44.4%
  1. FatCat Educated

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    So anyone besides me buying it on day 1?
    I feel that A.I will disappoint once again (no shit duh) , but multi-player looks very promising this time around.
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  2. Shannow Waster of Time

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    I don't buy on day one anymore. If it requires STEAM like Empire, I'll torrent it like Empire.
    If it doesn't require STEAM I'll decide after it's out for a few weeks. I generally want to buy it, since even despite its flaws I love the series and feel guilty for only buying one game out of it. A demo and/or positive user-reviews would help of course.
    So it's "Maybe" (although I'm pretty sure the idiots will put STEAM in, forcing me to torrent).
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  3. praetor Liturgist

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    maybe. unless i see a host of (reasonable user) reviews that say the AI was vastly improved. will probably not remove from inventory eventually just to try it for myself
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  4. Alexandros Liturgist

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    All I know is, my gut says "maybe".
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  5. Twinkle Arbiter

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    Fat Cat is planning to buy another CA game day one after the trainwreck named "Empire".

    Fat Cat is not a learning animal. :smug:
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  6. Codexlurker Educated

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    Nope. Maybe years after it is released I'll reconsider buying it.
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  7. Trash Simply fabulous

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    I'll pirate it so I can bitch about it. :smug:
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  8. Ed123 Arcane Patron

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    Short of being warned it's a total trainwreck, I'll buy it a few months after release.
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  9. .Sigurd Educated

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  10. Flying Spaghetti Monster Arcane

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  11. Overweight Manatee Scholar

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    Has there ever been a CA game in which AI was improved? It's pretty much been downhill since the original Shogun. Granted I haven't really played since Rome, but from what I've heard its still going to shit. Always needing modders to fix things for them.
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  12. Codexlurker Educated

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    Nope, campaign AI has gotten worse(especially from MTW to RTW) and the RTW AI declares war on you for no reason if they border you, always. Also, the melee bug seems to have been unresolved(Like Generals and isolated units attacking you without any coordination) and I've heard about the bug in ETW a lot.Enough that it's required that you download Darth's Mod.
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  13. asper Cipher

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    I really regret buying Empire, so no. Maybe remove it from an inventory.
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  14. Multi-headed Cow Arcane

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    I voted maybe, then I saw you were asking specifically about buying it day 1, which is actually hell no.

    Unless CA has gotten a lot better I won't touch it until it's $10 on Steam, at which point it will hopefully be patched to an acceptable state. Then again maybe I shouldn't buy it even at that, since I have yet to really play Empire after picking it up for $10.
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  15. markec Arcane Patron

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    Ill rather buy Total War Medieval from GOG, if it ever comes there.
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  16. commie The Last Marxist Patron

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  17. Codexlurker Educated

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    I would rather play MTW, but the damn thing doesn't work with my Nvidia drivers!
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  18. DemonKing Prophet

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    I still haven't got round to starting an Empire campaign, so maybe after that I'll give it a whirl.
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  19. Erzherzog Liturgist

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    I bought Empire.

    I learned my lesson.
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  20. Undead Phoenix Augur

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  21. Overweight Manatee Scholar

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    http://shoguntotalwar.yuku.com/topic/34542

    Tried this?
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  22. Mysterious Stranger Learned

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    Also, my outdated machine probably won't be able to handle the real-time battles, which used to be the most fun aspect of the game to me. So, fuck Shogun 2 and CA.
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  23. Dirk Diggler Scholar

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    Not only did Empire suck, they flat out lied when they said that there would be a multiplayer campaign element.
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  24. Trash Simply fabulous

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    And the promised modding tools that never came. Fuck CA.
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