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KickStarter Pathologic 2 (AKA Pathologic remake)

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Crooked Bee, Nov 27, 2013.

  1. alyvain Learned

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    I think it's alright. There are at least four Pathologics (original, HD-remaster, the Marble Nest and now Pathologic 2). Of course it would be better if this thing was marketed as Pathologic 2 right from the start.
     
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  2. Wunderbar Arcane

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    how it should've been:
    - Pathologic
    - Pathologic (no reason to give it a different name: you can't buy original anymore, and there is barely any difference between it and HD remaster)
    - Pathologic Remake - Playable Teaser
    - Pathologic Remake
     
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  3. Skdursh Educated

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    It's been said hundreds of times already, but it's not a remake. The developers have repeatedly stated that it's a reimagining of the original game, a similar story and world, but not the same story and world. Hence the 2.
     
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  4. Wunderbar Arcane

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    2 implies a sequel, not reimagining.

    Not to mention that almost every video game remake is a reimagining.
     
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  5. Skdursh Educated

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    Does Final Fantasy VII have anything to do with Final Fantasy VI? Numbering something the next in succession does not mean it has to be a direct continuation of it. Just that it has a similar theme.
     
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  6. Wunderbar Arcane

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    ok. 2 in the title implies it will be either a sequel, or another entry in anthology series.
     
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  7. Skdursh Educated

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    Neverwinter Nights 1 --> Neverwinter Nights 2

    Not an anthology, similar themes in the same world, but the two games have no direct relation. There are many other examples of this in literature, movies, games and so on. While it may be personally counter-intuitive to you, it is not a revolutionary idea. The "2" implies an update on the original formula.
     
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  8. Jenkem Cipher Patron

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    The actors are getting nervous and arguing before the play.

    Let's go, the clock is ticking...
     
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  9. Wunderbar Arcane

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    https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2019/05/23/pathologic-2-review/

    :):):)
     
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  10. Jenkem Cipher Patron

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    It's like evil dead 2 to evil dead
     
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  11. Mark Richard Arcane

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    Couple more quotes:

    :what:

    Each successive death stacks on the debuffs until eventually Pathologic 2 takes pity and removes them all? So at a certain point its beneficial to intentionally kill yourself to escape the death spiral and restore the game to its factory settings.
     
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  12. Puteo Learned

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    I wouldn't be surprised if said "purgatory man" is converting the effect on your stats to an effect on the town and the story. The whole game is about these unforeseen consequences after all.

    Shit review from RPS, as to be expected. It would be interesting if Quintin Smith reviewed it as he published the original 'let's play' that generated so much western interest in the game. One of the only 2 good reviewers they ever had.
     
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  13. Cromwell Arcane

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    Whats the problem with the Meters? Whats the problem with debuffs by death, cant you just not die?
     
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  14. Jinn Arcane

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    That review looks to have been written by a child throwing a tantrum when their toy didn't do exactly what they thought it should. And from what I can tell this "professional" not only hasn't played the original game, but has only made it 9 hours and into the third day of this one. What a little bitch.

    Don't worry. I wouldn't be surprised if this moron completely misunderstood whatever mechanic was at work here because it wasn't explicitly spelled out for him. He clearly likes to cry about games that approach things in unique and interesting ways.
     
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  15. Pretty Prophet

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    So, is this GUD?
     
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  16. AnnoyanceCrime Novice

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    I would be more worried for the quality of the game if gaming journalists actually did like it.
     
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  17. Safav Hamon Self-Ejected Village Idiot The Real Fanboy

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  19. Jinn Arcane

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    Don't forget this gem.

    Skyrim and Souls games mentioned and unsuitably compared to the game in the same review! I think we just got a game journalism bingo!
     
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  20. Orma Arcane Patron

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    tonight
     
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  23. alyvain Learned

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    Please tell me whether it's gonna work fine on potato PCs. The Marble Nest barely worked. I know they said that optimisation is a must, but with IPL you can't be quite sure.
     
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  24. Jenkem Cipher Patron

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    have it downloaded but don't really want to play it until it's dark out
     
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  25. zwanzig_zwoelf Graverobber Foundation Developer

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    The public demo kept running out of memory on my rig (FX-4300, GTX 1050, 8 GB RAM) after about an hour of gameplay, so hopefully they've fixed that in the release version.
     
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