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Guilty Pleasure RPGs?

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by howlingFantods, Aug 4, 2018.

  1. Reinhardt Arcane

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    You say "animu puke braindead dumbed down basic turn-based cutesy crap" like it's something bad.
     
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  2. Micormic Augur

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    I've never been guilty about games I like because I don't give a shit what people think.


    One RPG I hold in extremely high regard that most people here don't know about or don't care for is Siege of Avalon.
     
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  3. mondblut Arcane

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    I am not into lesbo softcore. All tease, foreplay and no action.
     
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  4. Crooked Bee wide-wandering bee Patron

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    West of Loathing for me lately. It's basically a flash game, but despite the very basic gameplay it's actually pretty fun (and funny). Exploration is great with lots of secrets to find and an occasional puzzle to solve.
     
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  5. Belegarsson Savant Patron

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    It's one of a few games (or maybe the only one?) where you can go fucking banana with chakram so it's obviously :incline:
     
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  6. MotherMachinae Arcane

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    I spend way more time with Gothic3 than Skyrim (more than 150h* vs 2h).
    Also - Planet Alcatraz. Silly, full of loot, stealing, pillaging and content.

    *I guess, don't have detailed time because XFire died with all my proofs of guilt of time wasted.
     
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  7. Lord_Potato Savant

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    Bah! You have heterosexual options in each of those modules!
     
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  8. thesheeep Arcane

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    I don't see how this is a guilty pleasure.
    It is hands down a great game (if you like the humor).

    That it isn't the most mechanically complex or even remotely balanced RPG simply doesn't matter, as it is first and foremost a comedy game.
     
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  9. Dedup Savant

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    I have a bit of a soft spot for the Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance games.
     
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  10. sser Arcane Cuck Developer

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    Of Orcs and Men. Really enjoyed the game in pretty much every way.
     
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  11. bataille Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    But Dungeon Lords is legit a great game. It's the kind of game a passionate person makes on no budget, and it alone warrants good will towards it. It's a charming, uniquely atmospheric (in the weird and unsettling sense of the word as opposed to 'immersive') mess of ideas and mechanics. Dungeon design is very memorable--without any buts. Not as good as wizards & warriors but still very solid.

    In other words, 10 out of 10 + a participation award.
     
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  12. Grampy_Bone Cipher

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    7 Days To Die - It's a janky early access unfinished minecraft/zombie game with a pretty extensive RPG leveling system. Every time I play it I can't really stop but it feels like junk food because its all so pointless.
     
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  13. Serus Arcane

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    I also remember adding a ":smug:" at the end of that post you mention in case some idiots thought I was serious instead of just shitposting. Apparently even that wasn't enough.
     
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  14. Jacob Obviously Arcane Patron

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    I also remember adding a :hmmm: at the end of that post you quoted in case some idiots thought I was serious instead of just shitposting. Apparently even that wasn't enough.
     
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  15. Ocelot Learned

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    * Oblivion. I like it's world, the overall design, the vibrant color palette, the story's pace, the music and the overall atmosphere. As an RPG it's overhyped and has many other small flaws but it's still very enjoyable nonetheless, especially since it's not 2006 anymore and you know that Oblivion isn't the supreme RPG masterpiece it was supposed to be.

    * NWN 1 with Shadows of Undretide. The first pure D&D RPG I played. More or less the same reasons I like Oblivion plus nostalgia because it introduced me to a lot of thing that were unknown to me. Really need to get it on Steam/GOG to play the second expansion sometime.
     
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  16. Ebonsword Arcane

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    Nothing to be ashamed of there. As far as hack-and-slash action RPGs go, they're pretty great.

    Also, bewbs.

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  17. thesheeep Arcane

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    I agree about the atmosphere, that's what draws me in.

    But the rest?
    The controls are clunky as fuck.
    The classes vary radically in how useful they are - any class that requires some material for casting is borderline unplayable, others are hilariously overpowered.
    There is zero story, no worldbuilding, maybe a handful of NPCs in the entire world.
    The grind is also real.
    The monster spawning is totally absurd.
    Low budget is no excuse for any of those, it is an objectively bad game that draws some people in due to atmosphere.
     
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  18. 789456123 Unwanted

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    not really guilty but i liked alot this game:



    a old JRPG style of combat mixed with western art-style,that what's make this game unique.I had not played any JRPG before this game,when i played final fantasy 6 for the first time the first thing i thought is:"This shit plays like that lord of the rings game from ps2 !".

    There any other RPG that mix JRPG Dragon quest/Final Fantasy combat with Western art-style(no anime/cartoon) ?
     
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  19. ItsChon Liturgist Patron

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    Should've just named the thread Guilty Pleasure games. I don't really have any guilty pleasure RPGs, Skyrim was fun when I was 13 and so was FO:NV. I fucked with a few MMORPGs as well, but not any more. Some games that I do fuck with though that are definitely guilty pleasures though are first person shooters. Sometimes, nothing hits the spot more than turning on CoD, Killzone, or Battlefield and racking up retarded KDA's on little 12 and 13 year olds. Even Fornite can be fun, though it's a third person battle royale game.
     
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  20. agentorange Arcane Patron

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    I don't have any guilty pleasure games. If I play a game it means it's a great game and there's nothing to feel guilty about playing a great game.
     
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  21. Cyberarmy Arcane Patron

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    Mass Effect 1?
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    Silver!
     
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  22. J_C One Bit Studio Patron Developer

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    ^This. I don't play shitty games, thus everything I play is good.
     
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  23. ortucis Prophet

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    I have 96 hours in that game. Been waiting forever for the new update to start a new game, haven't touched it in ages.

    I think what keeps 7D2D fun compared to other survival games, is that every night your defenses are tested and every 7 days, it gets even harder with hordes. It gets the difficulty right. Though I do wish they had more varied enemy AI and animations.
     
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  24. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    What is this guilt thing you guys are harping about?
     
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  25. moleman Educated Patron

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    :troll:
     
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