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Grimoire Thread

Discussion in 'Golden Era Games' started by LESS T_T, Aug 4, 2017.

  1. Tigranes Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Serpent in the Staglands Torment: Tides of Numenera
    And so the wars have begun.
    Now now, that's a cheat answer, you could say that about any game!
     
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  2. felipepepe Prestigious Gentleman Codex's Heretic Patron

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    That's the obvious answer, excellent. Now, here's the FIRST LINE of our review on the Top 70 list:

    So yeah, these games are fun DESPITE the glaring flaws, and I reserve my right to say the same about Grimoire, thank you very much.

    Of course, we all know the difficulties Arcanum went through and how Troika went bankrupt. Maybe things would be different with Steam, releasing it on Early Access. Cleve, on the other hand, has no excuse.
     
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  3. Lady Error Arcane Literally Hitler

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    Unbalanced combat =/= broken combat
     
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  4. felipepepe Prestigious Gentleman Codex's Heretic Patron

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    Semantics.

    You know what's undeniably false? 600hs of gameplay.
     
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  5. taxalot Gone forever. Patron

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    I'm absolutely shocked at Cleve showing signs of retardation when dealing with human beings.
     
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  6. Callisto Guest

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    * grabs popcorn *
     
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  7. Tarrant Educated

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    It's funny how suddenly only the dictionary definition of 'broken' applies when it comes to criticism of Grimoire, despite the fact that the colloquial definition among gamers has *long* been understood to be precisely what you claim it isn't: grossly imbalanced or otherwise not performing as intended, whether too powerful, too weak, too wonky, etc.

    If mere semantics are the foundation of your argument, why even bother? Why waste everyone's time, including your own?
     
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  8. Lady Error Arcane Literally Hitler

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    Of course it's semantics, those two words mean different things.

    It depends on how you play the game. Also, here are the exact words from the store page:

    "600 hours of play possible in a single game"

    On onslaught and hardest difficulty, it's definitely possible.
     
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  9. Lord Andre Arcane

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    Then I would say that's a shitty and cliche way to start "our" review of a game that's part of the Holy Trinity. Whoever wrote it learned to write by reading Gamasutra. ;)

    It's probably taken out of context though to prove your point.

    For those curious, the other 2 games of the Holy Trinity are Fallout 1 and Planescape Torment.
     
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  10. Lady Error Arcane Literally Hitler

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    If there is a game mechanic you have to use not to die, then it's not an exploit.
     
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  11. Zorba the Hutt Arcane Weasel

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    Man, what a few pages to catch up on :lol:


    In other news:
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  12. Rpguy Cipher

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    Please explain. which mechanic are you referring to?
     
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  13. Lady Error Arcane Literally Hitler

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    felipepepe

    broken combat = implies bugged and unplayable
    unbalanced combat = lack of balance

    But people already explained that to you, yet you still keep insisting it's broken.
     
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  14. Zorba the Hutt Arcane Weasel

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    http://imgur.com/a/GayJB
     
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  15. Tarrant Educated

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    No, people already explained to *you* how nonsensical your shitty semantic argument is. For the love of god, take Cleve's cock out of your mouth before you choke to death. You've already apparently gone blind.



    "It's funny how suddenly only the dictionary definition of 'broken' applies when it comes to criticism of Grimoire, despite the fact that the colloquial definition among gamers has *long* been understood to be precisely what you claim it isn't: grossly imbalanced or otherwise not performing as intended, whether too powerful, too weak, too wonky, etc.

    If mere semantics are the foundation of your argument, why even bother? Why waste everyone's time, including your own?"
     
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  16. Lady Error Arcane Literally Hitler

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    What? You said yourself you need to "exploit or die". The exploit you use is the mechanic, eg. powerful spells.
     
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  17. agentorange Arcane Patron

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    Pretty sure that's the definition of a review/fair criticism. Felipepe put time into the game, completed it, and offers criticism. By your logic the only fair criticism would be coming from people who never played the game or didn't complete the game.

    Then you're a fucking baby, like Cleve. You can't put something out for the public, expect them to pay for it, then expect them not to criticize it if they have problems with the product.
     
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  18. Lady Error Arcane Literally Hitler

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  19. ukdouble1 Educated

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    If you recall the rechargeable eternal nuclear grenade, it is still unknown where the battle is balanced worse - in the grimoire or in wiz7.
     
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  20. felipepepe Prestigious Gentleman Codex's Heretic Patron

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    Here's Cleve's opinion on that:

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    "WITHOUT EXPLOITS SOME OF THE COMBATS ARE NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE."

    Need to exploit to win = broken.
     
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  21. valcik Arcane

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    He wrote you'll fight for 45 minutes to win without exploit, not that you cannot win.
     
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  22. Latro Arcane

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    yeah nigga undertale is a really good classic crpg
     
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  23. Lady Error Arcane Literally Hitler

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    Exploits are a balance issue.

    "Broken" combat implies it's bugged and unplayable.
     
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  24. Rpguy Cipher

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    I am not talking about powerful spells though. I am talking about stuff like using instruments from your inventory or stacking up defensive spells that are not supposed to stack. ( at least I am pretty sure it is not intended )
     
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  25. Drog Black Tooth Self-Ejected

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    The last few pages are basically this:
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