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Risen 1 vs Gothic, the eternal debate

Discussion in 'Piranha Bytes' started by jaydee2k, Jun 13, 2017.

  1. JDR13 Prophet

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    It is. Gothic 1&2 are easily the best PB games overall, and it's not really close. I think it's absurd that anyone would even try to argue otherwise.
     
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  2. Paul_cz Arcane

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    I did enjoy Risen 1 most of the post-gothic PB games, but yeah there is nothing eternal about this debate, Gothic 1 and 2 are superior and that is that.
     
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  3. JarlFrank I like Thief THIS much Patron

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    There is no debate, wtf
     
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  4. SCO Arcane In My Safe Space

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    Well, Risen does have a better (action/skill based) archery system. Yeah, rpg hitscan coinflip archery can go die on a fire.
     
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  5. jarmaro Arbiter

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    I think we must agree on one thing in the first place, can we judge gothic over being old? Beceause such things as manual aiming is rather post-gothic games' style.
    If Gothic was released in year Risen was, it would have aiming, no question.
     
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  6. mbv123 Savant

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    This thread made me realize why I dropped Gothic 1 during Chapter 4.
    All the faction intrigue and exploration and side quests were gone and it was just repetitive dungeon crawling killing monsters.
     
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  7. fantadomat Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Edgy

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    I love al Piranha Bytes games especially Gothic 3(Yeah i know the shit but nostalgia).But all of their games become boring at the end because you have explored everything.First and foremost they are exploration games.When you see a big hole in far away mountain.Then you go there,stick your head inside and get slaughterd by some op monster,5 hours later you come back and kill it.
     
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    Such a great and basic concept, and yet devs completely ruin it with retarded level scaling.
     
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