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Dungeon Rats - first impressions and general feedback

Discussion in 'Iron Tower Studio' started by Goral, Oct 30, 2016.

  1. Goral Arcane Patron The Real Fanboy

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    There's no teleporting but there are some shortcuts
    not exactly a spoiler but you might wanna discover it yourself nonetheless (open)
    (elevators, drawbridges)

    During my whole playthrough I remember 2 females only (in a male prison) so you can imagine the rest yourself.
     
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  2. Excidium II Self-Ejected

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    I guess that's a no.
     
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  3. oneself Arcane Shitposter

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    Just the gang kind.

    Goral are those female powerful bosses within the prison or just lowly pleasurebots?

    Can I play as a black dude?
     
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  4. Goral Arcane Patron The Real Fanboy

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    You will see for yourself :].

    It's the same as in AoD, not exactly black but dark skinned definitely.
     
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  5. Whisper Arcane Vatnik

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    You finished on hardest difficulty in just around 30 hours? Either game is too easy or too short?
     
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  6. Elhoim Iron Tower Studio Developer

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    It was never planned to be a long game, with 10 months of development and a price point of $8.99.
     
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  7. Vault Dweller Commissar, Red Star Studio Developer

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    30 hours means about 30 min per fight, which is a lot. I'm sure Goral can beat it in 10-15 hours on his next playthrough now that he's familiar with it.
     
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  8. Goral Arcane Patron The Real Fanboy

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    As it turns out, playing solo was easier, I was surprised. At the end I've become a demi-god, I felt much more powerful than in AoD with Power Armour. I've had 7 STR (started with 4), 10 Perception, 10 CON, 10 DEX, 4 INT and 2 CHA, alchemy, crafting, swords, crossbows, critical strike maxed + tons of the rest SP invested in synergies. Plus I was regenerating and had meteor gear [​IMG]. Iron man is an entirely different beast, 2 fights in particular could be very problematic (and they are near the end).
    Took me about 13 hours, although discounting alt+tabbing it would be more like 12. But I've spent at least 2 hours going back and forth to my stash (I accidentally told my porter to fuck off). I would play more but in Poland we have All Saints' Day tomorrow and I have some stuff to do.
     
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  9. oneself Arcane Shitposter

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    Sweet. I guess I'll solo. Never liked sharing SP anyways.
     
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  10. Whisper Arcane Vatnik

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    Think I will solo too then
     
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  11. Goral Arcane Patron The Real Fanboy

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    It's definitely worth the money, I already have 44 hours in and will have at least twice as much. I want to finish the game in iron man mode, create a charisma 10 guy (might be harder than CHA 8) and try different builds competing with such monsters like Eyestabber, Kirinyale, NaVil and others. I've played only two times so far and I'm not bored but I'm an AoD fan so I'm not sure how the rest will perceive this game. If you fancy dungeon crawler games or enjoy tactical games (like Desperados or Jagged Alliance) you will definitely enjoy it.

    Despite receiving the key from Vince it's a day one purchase for me on Steam and GOG.
     
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  12. Eyestabber Arcane Patron

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    must be third world privilege cuz i have it too :smug:

    Yes. Make a INT 10 Lone Wolf Character on Hard and you will see rape being featured very soon. Bestiality even.
     
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  13. Urbanolo Savant

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    Stop teasing and let me fucking buy the game already goddamn it.
     
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  14. Aenra Guest

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    nah fuck that, lol.. Someone give me 13 hours of free time? And never mind the game. Who's feeding you people? :)
     
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  15. Darth Roxor Prestigious Gentleman Wielder of the Huegpenis

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    my collected impressions so far:

    ant whacking simulator 2016 is p fun

    also VD, I would suggest putting up a "Do you really want to dismiss dudeguy, y/n?" screen after clicking a character portrait in the charsheet manager.
     
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  16. Darth Roxor Prestigious Gentleman Wielder of the Huegpenis

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    Another thing I would suggest: tying dude selection everywhere (on map, in inventory, etc) to hotkeys.
     
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  17. Vault Dweller Commissar, Red Star Studio Developer

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  18. Joined on the 4th of July Arcane

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    Anyone tried how it werks on lunix?
     
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  19. Goral Arcane Patron The Real Fanboy

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    Once it's available on GOG I'll try it, although I suspect it will work fine (AoD works perfectly and recently it became even easier for noobs to play it: http://portingkit.com/game/823)

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    Did this guy just say that this game is all down to the RNG? WTF?
     
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  20. Whisper Arcane Vatnik

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    So it is easier to Solo game or go with party?
     
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  21. MediantSamuel Erudite Patron

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    Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Make the Codex Great Again! A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    :bounce:

    Can't wait.

    I need to save money this month (too much alcohol and whores) but I'm using my day off to D1P the shit outta this beauty.
     
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  22. HoboForEternity In every buttons you press Patron

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  23. HoboForEternity In every buttons you press Patron

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    how hard it is compared to AoD anyway?

    i mean there's no arts and civil skills to get in the way in this one, and in AoD so far, playing exclusively combat build is pretty easy. AoD is most tricky to figure out hybrid build (like my previous failed archer in the tips and trick topic). if the hardest difficulty is equal to AoD base game, i expect some AoD experts won't have too much trouble in this one.

    (i don't really consider myself an expert too though. furthers i've killed is around the malaria achievement. haven't tried getting the 200+ kills / run achievement)

    maybe the combat design and encounter is bigger this time around?
     
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  24. Darth Roxor Prestigious Gentleman Wielder of the Huegpenis

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    scorpions op, nerf plz :negative:
     
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  25. Vault Dweller Commissar, Red Star Studio Developer

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    Not after Goral going all natural born killer on me and beating the game on Hard twice like it was nothing. Working on a balance fix.
     
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