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RPGs where you are a dragon / can transform into one.

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by DragoFireheart, Sep 23, 2018.

  1. Lazing Dirk Arcane

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    Yeah I know, I did that too. It takes a pretty long time to get that though. Wildshift 7 or some shit? It's been aaaaaaages since I played it.

    Edit: Unless you're playing something where you already start at a high level or whatever.
     
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  2. Cael Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck

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    It is a wasted epic feat. The dragon you turn into isn't that powerful to begin with, especially since you lose the ability to cast your spells, which, as an epic spellcaster, far overshadows what turning into a dragon gives you.
     
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  3. DraQ Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Not an RPG and apart from deathmatch you only get to ride dragon, not be one.

    Still it's a really good game. As for the controls, it's one of the very few dragon flying games (not that they are otherwise numerous) allowing you to make a barrel roll or loop, so still incline.
    Why has no one ever made a dragon flying game with some basic aerodynamics?
     
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  4. JarlFrank I like Thief THIS much Patron

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    Nobody even makes decent action adventures like Drakan anymore, let alone ones where you can fly a dragon :negative:
     
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  5. DraQ Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    I liked how the game rewarded precision by letting you chop enemy body parts off too.

    Arokh's diverse breath weapons were cool as well (so was his personality).
     
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  6. TemplarGR Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Bethestard

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    Skyrim. You are technically a dragon soul trapped in a human body. :P
     
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  7. octavius Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Dragon simulator with Newtonian physics = DraQ's dream game?
     
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  8. vota DC Learned

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    Dungeon Keeper. It is hybrid game (strategy but without tactics since you can't command troops but just drop them and help with magic) with rpg elements. You can possess a dragon. So you can play as a dragon or as a spider or as a fly or as a chicken or as a beetle or as a vampire or as a ghost or as an imp.
     
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  9. Father Foreskin Learned

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    Bubble Bobble
     
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  10. DraQ Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Actually, no, but if you have a game where you control a giant flyer it would be nice for it to account for inertia and some basic aerobatic tricks, like trading velocity and altitude instead of having crappy "aerial submarine" controls.
    That's insufficient. :obviously:
    I had to downgrade my difficulty level from "Dragon" to "Wyrm" in Vindicated, after I reached the spot where you ride a lift into a room full of mancubi. Now it feels like permanent EZ-mode. Wat do?

    Also, gzdoom does atrocious things with the fog. They made my eyes bleed, but as far as I can tell the only way to make them stop is turning the fog off completely.

    Regarding draconic FPS games, there is always U4E for UT'99 which has gun-totting dragons as one of available player classes (complete with claws, flight and fiery breath). The mod is modular so you can mash it with other weapon mods or vanilla if you don't like U4E weapons. You can also plug it into Oldschool if you'd rather play an SP campaign with it rather than DM.
     
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  11. Efe Learned

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    i remember a thread about "science-based, 100% dragon MMO". might be just what you're looking or, if it was ever released
     
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  12. Lazing Dirk Arcane

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    It can be tricky keeping the game at a decent difficulty given the amount of variables involved, but you could try adjusting the monster progression and/or the direct damage multipliers in the options (enemy damage/your damage).
     
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  13. Mexi Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Cuck

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    Legend of the Dragoon.
     
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  14. Siveon Bot Patron

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    You don't really TURN into a dragon in Legend of Dragoon. You use powers from a dragon race (which are like, aliens) to do cool stuff.

    You do command a dragon near the end which is rad.
     
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  15. Tweed Educated

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    Sounds kinky

    [​IMG]
     
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  17. DraQ Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    I have decided to restart on Dragon difficulty after all and just git gud.
    How do you use strats with weapons that allow sighting-in?

    Other than that the mod is positively metal.
     
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  18. Lazing Dirk Arcane

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    Press the spell cast key whilst zoomed in, or toggle it in the shop.
     
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  19. Damned Registrations Prestigious Gentleman Furry Weeaboo Nazi Nihilist

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    Too many roguelikes to list. Nethack (maybe it was the Slash'EM variant?) has an amulet of unchanging, which you can equip after being polymorphed to keep your form permanently. Pretty sure a female dragon can lay and hatch eggs in Nethack. Quite a few angband variants have monster race classes which can let you play as a dragon, with some more custom mechanics for them.
     
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  20. Nekot-The-Brave Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron

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    PC RPG Website of the Year, 2015 Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Make the Codex Great Again! Grab the Codex by the pussy Divinity: Original Sin 2 BattleTech Bubbles In Memoria A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    dungeon crawl: stone soup
     
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  21. Lazing Dirk Arcane

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    Also, not an RPG, but you can play as Sorlag in Quake 3 Arena or Quake Champions.



    Fun fact: The above video was posted by "DraQu". Coincidence???
     
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  22. Elhoim Iron Tower Studio Developer

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    Pathfinder: Kingmaker, as a Dragon Disciple.
     
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  24. flabbyjack Arcane

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    1) Choice of Dragons
    2) Dominions 3-5. I can't believe nobody has mentioned this. Seriously awesome game. I'm not even gonna describe it. Go discover the wonder and majesty yourself.
     
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  25. Kruno Savant Shitposter

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    Depression Quest!
     
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