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Game News Dragon Age II Shorter And More Cinematic

Discussion in 'RPG Codex News & Content Comments' started by VentilatorOfDoom, Mar 1, 2011.

  1. Serious_Business Best Poster on the Codex

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    Are you fukkin 'idiot?

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  2. Clockwork Knight Arcane

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    Good, I like my hentai games to be like that.

    ...oh, is this about DA 2?








    Good, I like my hentai games to be like that.
     
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  3. sgc_meltdown Arcane

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    Oh you joke now but the truth is that there are probably more than a few hentai games with more dialog and character development than Dragon Age 2.
     
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  4. Jack █▓▒░ Patron

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    I'm quite certain of that actually, and with more believable story too and better combat. Yet they manage to be more welcoming than DA2.
     
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  5. sgc_meltdown Arcane

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    Oh yeah? Why don't hentai games have more DLC then? Do the developers hate their players?



    a tr00 otaku will come in and hit me with his kamen rider belts or something now and explain that hentai games have had dlc for twenty years
     
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  6. Xor Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Codex 2014 PC RPG Website of the Year, 2015 Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Divinity: Original Sin Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2 Divinity: Original Sin 2
    Speaking of hentai, Bioware might want to consider that direction if their fanbase continues asking for better romances :M
     
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  7. Relay Educated

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    Less words spoken but more cinematics ? I got it, DA2 is a festival of staring contests. Biowhore must have been influenced by the japanese mangaka.
     
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  8. VentilatorOfDoom RPG Codex Staff

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    No, the cinematic dialogs are more concise, more to the point.

    Another wave!
    They are everyhwere!
    We gotta keep moving.
     
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  9. Jaesun Fabulous Moderator

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    I want to be a dragon.
     
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  10. Xor Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    You are not Draq.
     
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  11. Coyote Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Come to think of it, I only imported my BG character once. What happened if you had killed off Jaheira, Minsc, Imoen, etc.?

    (My guess is "nothing", especially considering Imoen's role in the story, but did they at least try to explain why characters you had offed were alive and happily traipsing around the country with their killer?)
     
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  12. Clockwork Knight Arcane

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    About that...

    http://social.bioware.com/forum/1/topic ... 6339028/14

     
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  13. sgc_meltdown Arcane

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    how could I ever feel the full impact of bioware's dramatic storytelling without the camera using the full technological advantage that a modern 3d engine has given

    I remember what it was like before cinematic dialog, everyone had to read text and as anyone who read a book can tell you it was a very ineffective narrative technique indeed
     
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  14. turul Scholar

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  15. racofer Thread Incliner

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  16. Volourn Pretty Princess Pretty Princess

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    Oh you joke now but the truth is that there are probably more than a few hentai games with more dialog and character development than Planescape Torment.
     
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  17. Lesifoere Liturgist

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    Why are the character textures still so very very low-res? Hey Bioware, it's not 2005 anymore.
     
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  18. Kosmonaut Lost in Space

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    Wow. Volly, this sentence is wrong. It lacks typing errors and misspells!
     
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  19. Shannow Waster of Time

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    But it gives insight into Volly's true tastes. I think we should ask the "pretty" princess about hentai.
     
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  20. Clockwork Knight Arcane

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    Then again, gaming is a visual medium. While it works for an isometric game, it gets weird for DA's 3d characters blankly staring at each other while there's a "You notice the smuggler is getting agitated" note on the bottom of the screen. His explanation sounds reasonable - whether they managed to do that effectively is another matter.

    The demo isn't very promising about that - when your brother dies, mom goes to his corpse and goes on a "oh my son, I can't lose you now" spiel. Looks corny and could be avoided by making her look desperate and panicked.
     
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  21. J_C One Bit Studio Patron Developer

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    I don't think the DA2 engine is up to the task. Maybe an engine with more advanced facial animation.
     
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  22. Pika-Cthulhu Arcane

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    Ask me about anime?
     
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  23. Satori (original) Arbiter

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    Just a heads up, there's unofficial savegames available online. These are likely the only hopes of dealing with that particular problem and honestly, it's not too shaby.

    http://www.masseffectsaves.com/
     
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  24. Luzur Prestigious Gentleman Good Sir

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    maybe the codex should remake their own version of DA in RPGMaker.
     
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  25. Overweight Manatee Scholar

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    When their fanbaase asks for "better romances", they mean "We want to see everyone get triple penetrated on screen by the characters of our choice". Throw them one of the hentai games where you can easily import textures/models and they would declare it the best cinematic RPG experience of the decade.
     
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