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Conan Exiles - Funcom strikes again

Discussion in 'MMO(RP)G / Online Discussion' started by Rahdulan, Jan 28, 2016.

  1. bozia2012 Arcane Patron

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    Nah bro.

    https://youtu.be/S0Pwg4rMav4?t=1274

    2020, developed by Funcom
     
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  2. Mangoose Arcane Patron

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    Ironically a few of my best RPG experiences were with NWN modules. Obviously the jewels among the rough, but it was surprisingly easy to find them. NWVault had "Roleplaying" one of its umm "categories," and some literally had skill checks and C&C.

    I didn't play much NWN2 though, just the official stuffs.
     
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  3. v1rus Arcane

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    is this shit any good?
     
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  4. Fedora Master Arcane Patron

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    It's not outright bad but it's a fucking grind to get anywhere, unless you play on a custom server by yourself.
     
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  5. ZodoZ Cipher Patron

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    It's hardly a grind. Now, WoW, that game is grindy as fuck.
    Conan is a niche game that isn't ever going main stream like fortnite or w/e.
    Some people love the game. Most people at this point are classified in two ways in CE: builder or raider (very general terms here)
    Builders tend to stick around because they invest a lot of time building up their village/stronghold/base
    Raiders float among servers looking to stir the pot of war.

    A player can get to level 60 in one day or even a few hours.
    I took the long way and played the game blind and sans guidance.

    There are drama queens galore but you can just ignore that shit if you want.
    Some of it gets funny as hell with vendettas etc.

    Summer time has brought a slew of new players.

    Combat is RT and not difficult especially with tiered thralls.

    Building aspect of the game is interesting.

    Survival cam be brutal and environmental accidents are a common and frequent cause of player demise.
     
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  6. thesheeep Arcane

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    Yeah, requiring to tear down tons of rocks and trees to build a few items isn't grindy at all... right.
    As others (and myself) said, you can adjust these requirements, but on their default values, the game is grindy as hell.
     
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  7. ZodoZ Cipher Patron

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    On PVP servers the harvest rate is modified by 200%
    I can harvest more than 10k of a resource in less than 10 minutes.
    A structure takes like maybe 1 hour at most to assemble depending on tier and complexity.
    Small base can be built in very short time.

    If that is grindy to you i don't know what to tell you. It's also fun and resources are a strategic aspect of the game.
    Meaning a trip to the brimstone quarry could be a PVP event in and of itself

    Is there a survival game w/o harvesting?

    I've only tried RUST and 7Days to Die as far as survival goes.
    This game is much much less grindy than something like Fallout or RPGs in general. In those you are forced as a player to proceed according to the game's design.
    100's of hours grinding stats, buffs, epics, tweaking characters each level. So actually what you are trying to assert is diametrically opposed to the reality.
    In a Conan type game I can play naked with stone weapons and tools if I want. More established players can be pillaged by a lowly newbie in some situations.
    That's not grindy. That's fun.

    And my character is hotter than any of yours. :positive:

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  8. Fedora Master Arcane Patron

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    Not all server rates are modified to 200% of the base time. If you go for the "vanilla" experience it's annoying as hell. Specialized slaves take hours to break.
     
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  9. ZodoZ Cipher Patron

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    That's why I said "PVP". Reading is fundamental.
     
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  10. vonAchdorf Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    bylam Do you know, why the soundtrack is only available on Spotify and no other digital store / streaming service?
     
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  11. bylam Funcom Developer

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    Hmmm, I don't remember what the contract with Knut was exactly. Normally though, he retains streaming and sales rights outside of the game, so it'd be on him to get the music in those places. I'll check when I am back at work.
     
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  12. ZeniBot Arbiter

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    Making this game PvP PvE Focused was a huge mistake. The potential in this game for questing is immense. Funcom are fucking retarded.
    That said I'm not minding the game that much but it has that same boring progression problem that plagues all of these Ark clones.
    An example of this type of game done right is Kenshi. Where the fuck is muh Conan game in the style of Kenshi god damn it!
     
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