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Rune II from Human Head Studios - LOL studio shut down and staff joins Bethesda a day after release

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by Belegarsson, Aug 28, 2017.

  1. Belegarsson Think about hairy dwarfs all the time ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) Patron

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    https://www.rune2.com




    https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/rune-2/home

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    From birth, the children of the North hear tales of the end of the world. A battle so great the gods fall and the Nine Worlds are consumed by frost and fire. But these tales are false. The gods did not perish. For seven years our worlds have been devoured by death and destruction. Now, mankind must rise and do what the gods could not. Ragnarok must end.

    The Gods Shall Fall.

    For insider information on surviving the end of days, join us on;
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/playruneragnarok
    Website/Mailing List: www.runeragnarok.com
    Twitter: @HumanHeadGames, #RuneRagnarok

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    Human Head Studios is excited to announce Rune: Ragnarok, a sandbox, open-world RPG. Set in a dangerous universe where gods, beasts, and the last remaining humans struggle to survive, Rune: Ragnarok combines brutal melee combat with rich, Norse-inspired mythology. For more information on Human Head Studios, check out www.humanhead.com.
     
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  2. Zed Codex Staff Patron

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    I'm excited even though they call it a sandbox open-world RPG. But it's gonna suck balls if the gore doesn't make a return.
     
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  3. Latro Arcane

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    what if I don't want the gods to fall?
     
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  4. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Serpent in the Staglands Shadorwun: Hong Kong Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    :hmmm:
     
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  5. Mynon Scholar Shitposter

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    My ideal Rune sequel would take a hefty around of inspiration from the Souls series. Basically, more fast-paced, Norse themed Souls game.
    We shall see what thy have in store.
     
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  6. Ninja Destroyer Arcane Patron

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    Oh boy :bounce:

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  7. Major_Blackhart Codexia Lord Sodom Patron

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    Could be good, could be horrible.
     
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  8. Mynon Scholar Shitposter

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    Sega's "Viking" from the early days of Xbox 360 felt like an attempt at more open Rune sequel, tho it wasn't very good.
     
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  9. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    What manner of unwashed pleb would want it to be inspired from the Souls series, when it could benefit from imbibing more of Blade of Darkness and the goddamn original?
     
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  10. Mynon Scholar Shitposter

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    Funny thing is that, if you played Blade of Darkness, you would have knew that its combat is basically less refined Demon's Souls... Yet you phrased that post as if you are speaking of exact opposite to Souls games.
     
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  11. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Serpent in the Staglands Shadorwun: Hong Kong Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    I don't know about Demon's Souls, but I've played Dark Souls and I prefer Severance over it. Dark Souls has this sense of slowness that Severance doesn't. And how are the Souls games "more-refined" if you can't decapitate a bloke and throw his head at another bloke?
     
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  12. Darth Roxor Prestigious Gentleman Wielder of the Huegpenis

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    Holy fucking shit, now this came out of nowhere.

    "sandbox, open-world RPG" sounds like a disaster in the making, though.
     
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  13. Excidium II Self-Ejected

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    How is human head still in business?
     
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  14. Drog Black Tooth Self-Ejected

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    The original Rune wasn't bad. From what I remember it was mostly a somewhat confusing but charming third person hack'n'slash with dungeon crawler elements. Somewhat like Arx Fatalis, except in third person and fewer stats. I still never finished it though, even back then it just seemed like yet another reskin of the popular "key hunt" trope that was prevalent at the time. I remember spending a LOT of time traversing thru the cave system, and then I finally reached some snowy area, but I've already lost interest by then. Head many good things about the game since then tho, maybe I should replay it some day. The early 3D graphics are downright nasty by today's standards tho.
     
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  15. Darth Roxor Prestigious Gentleman Wielder of the Huegpenis

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    negus, it's running on the Unreal Tournament engine

    that statement is objectively wrong in every possible way
     
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  16. abnaxus Arcane Patron

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    What's really needed is a Heavy Metal: F.A.K.K.2 sequel.
     
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  17. Drog Black Tooth Self-Ejected

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    Yeah, the very first version of that engine.

    It's like boasting that some game is running on a Quake 1 or 2 engine. Old as my hemorrhoids.
     
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  18. Drog Black Tooth Self-Ejected

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    That game was seriously awesome. Levelord's map work + some clever weapon design + parkour done right + weird af setting. Yes plz.

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    It's never gonna happen.
     
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  19. Nathir Learned

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    Never played the first one, is it worth it?
     
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  20. Drog Black Tooth Self-Ejected

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    It's on Steam, just give it a go.

    Hey, turns out I even own it. Nice.

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  21. Zed Codex Staff Patron

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    Rune, UT, Vietcong – the three best PC action MP duel games of all time.
     
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    The original was fun.
     
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    It's going to be BEST game. Hopefully it'll show all the souls fuckbois how wrong they are.
     
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  24. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Vague description of the game from press release:

     
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  25. Mynon Scholar Shitposter

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    Ugh. I remember Rune looking way better than that.
     
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