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Bethesda General Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Bethesda Game Studios' started by LESS T_T, Nov 22, 2016.

  1. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Well, let's start with Glixel's Todd Howard interview: http://www.glixel.com/interviews/sk...alks-switch-vr-and-elder-scrolls-wait-w451761

    What would you fix in Skyrim?:


    On punishing players:


    His inspiration for RPG system:


    He starts working on games with...:

    Yeah...with that console interface...

    On dying in RPGs:

    Fake urgency in main quest:

    They're trying to put all of Fallout 4 in VR:

    Elder Scrolls VI is far away:

     
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  2. Excidium II Self-Ejected

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    Why is it so hard to have good and working 3D pubic hair meshes?
     
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  3. Filthy Sauce Savant

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    This is Bethesda we are talking about. The appropriate question is 'Why is it so hard to have good and working 3d?'
     
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  4. Glaucon Erudite

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    Bad for performance.
     
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  5. HoboForEternity sunset tequila Patron

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    Who even want to see dirty bushes.

    Bushes ruin gurls
     
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  6. Sigourn Arcane

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    [​IMG]
     
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  7. HoboForEternity sunset tequila Patron

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    So we can laugh at their incompetence
     
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  8. Fairfax Arcane

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  9. pippin Guest

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    The guys who did Deadly Premonition and later CDPR have worked on facial hair. It's time to go beyond.


    t. pedo
     
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  10. typical user Learned

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    Well I guess they could just tell you, there is a draugr tomb with a secret of dragon's return or that your stupid kid has been kidnapped by someone who is probably affiliated with Institute and the only way to find those places is to explore the world, ask people around and eventually discover it on your own? You know, like you search for water chip or GECK in first Fallout's the franchise that you fake neckbeards bought and didn't invest your time to look at what made those installments in the series great?

    This is some collateral damage PR bullcrap, why can't this fool admit they just want money and don't care about their products quality?
     
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  11. Executr Arbiter

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    Source: https://www.interactive.org/press/index.asp


    So, he is now considered the creator of Fallout...

    :dead:
     
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  12. HoboForEternity sunset tequila Patron

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    fuck this shit

    fuck fuck fuck fuck everything

    this world is unredeemably stupid

    fuck FUCK
     
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  13. pippin Guest

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    Todd Howard made Fallout great again.

    "Creative director" is his official title? I thought after Morrowind he had just established himself above everyone else, to the point that he and Pete were practically the two driving forces behind Bethesda.
     
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  14. Zerginfestor Learned

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    How much you wanna bet working in Bethesda is either like Bioware, a lynch-mobbing fest of circle-jerking and bobbing your head up and down for Toddy and Pete's idiotic ideas, turning into a Yes Man while internally screaming OR a boring fuckfest in an office where everyone works on separate projects of the whole game before everything is smashed together into a fucking mess and just given the "All clear" stamp before it's shoved out onto the shelves without proper bug testing? I think it might be a little of both.
     
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  15. Urthor Liturgist Patron

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    There's a lot of other people behind the scenes than Todd and Pete, they're just front facing. There's a clique at the top but the Zenimax board+Todd+others is really the driving force. Bethesda's story is that Zenimax bought them after Daggerfall and backed them to make Morrowind, the rest is history.

    Zenimax board is heavily involved however, they're the ones who push out ESO, Doom, bought Arkane, and have generally invested Bethesda profits in other games.
     
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  16. pippin Guest

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    Bioware seems to be both of the things you mention :M
    Bethesda is just lazy, though.
     
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  17. anvi Cipher Village Idiot

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    I don't think Bethesda are incompetent. I think they deliberately make weak, shallow, dumb action games that pose as RPG's, because it sells well and is cheaper to make than a fully blown RPG. They are just the RPG equivalent of Call of Duty or Crysis. They are mass producing games with swanky graphics because that is what sells, and it gives mainstream gamers something different to the usual sci fi shooters or military shooters. People like the fantasy setting, game of thrones feel, dragons, spells, pretty landscapes etc. Elder Scrolls just gives people that without requiring them to think or have any skill or put in any effort. They want easy disposable games that 20 million people buy for their Dudebox and Playstations that let you explore and look at the pretty graphics while eating pizza and occasionally pressing X or circle to blow stuff up.

    If complex RPG's made good money, Bethesda would be making them instead.
     
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  18. HoboForEternity sunset tequila Patron

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    - Todd Howard after Bethesda bought the rights
     
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  19. abnaxus Arcane Patron

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    Zionmax asking for 4 billion dorrah in damages in Oculus case.

    http://www.polygon.com/2017/1/26/14403302/oculus-vr-case-jury

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    Robert Trump will forward the cash to pay for the Great Wall
     
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  20. Urthor Liturgist Patron

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    Every dollar Bethesda drains only increases the lead for the glorious HTC Vive in the headset race. They're doing good work.
     
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  21. Mastermind Arcane Patron Bethestard

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    You're dead to me Todd.
     
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  22. Iznaliu Arbiter

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    Wouldn't be surprised if Todd Howard was dead, since he (gasp!) actually somewhat cared about the games he was making, and was replaced with a body double/robot that Beth broings out of the metaphorical shed for industry events/press/awards. All his comments seem to be vapid, generic and uninspired even by Beth standards.
     
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  23. mindx2 Codex Roaming East Coast Reporter Patron

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    Bethesda's parent just got awarded a big chuck of change:

    http://www.cnbc.com/2017/02/01/facebook-loses-vr-case.html

     
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  24. anvi Cipher Village Idiot

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    Yessss, greedy thieving Fuckerberg.. People should buy the Vive anyway.
     
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  25. I'm curious what Bethesda is worth. To a lesser extent what Todd is raking in. Bethesda would have to be at least a billion dollar company. Double-digit billions, even?
     
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