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Discussion in 'RPG Codex News & Content Comments' started by felipepepe, Aug 4, 2019.

  1. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    Still faster than waiting for the loading screen in pillows
     
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  2. FeelTheRads Arcane Patron

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    RTwP is completely superior to the Outer Worlds garbage that you white-knight now. And also to the NV garbage, since it's the same garbage.
     
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  3. Fenix Cipher Vatnik

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    The fact that System Shock 2 is only #23 IS criminal. Either way, great job!
     
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  4. Lady Error █▓▒░ ░▒▓█ Patron Literally Hitler

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    Get an SSD drive and stop whining.
     
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  5. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    #23 is pretty good considering it's not an RPG
     
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  6. Morality Games Arcane Patron

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    PC RPG Website of the Year, 2015 Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Serpent in the Staglands Bubbles In Memoria A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
    Honorary RPG due to creative utilization of RPG features in a different game play ecosystem.
     
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  7. roshan Arcane

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    Is it still possible to vote? :(
     
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  8. lukaszek the determinator

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    so many years since previous voting and people still didnt play heroine quest :negative:
     
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  9. SniperHF Arcane

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    Not completely, but mostly for the better.
    Probably a good indication some of the current flavors of the month(or last couple years) will drop a bit next time. though at least most of the current favorites are more serious RPGs than Twitcher 2, Skyrim, DX:HR, PoE, and AP. And TW2 has TW3 taking votes.

    PB competes against itself with Risen, if there were more points to award I'd have given it 1 or 2 probably.
    Maybe KotC will see a revival with the release on major platforms and sequel/toolset thing.

    The River of Time does some neat things (particularly at a time when there wasn't much else to play) but damn it was just boring.
     
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    One of those is not like the others...
     
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  11. Darkforge Scholar

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    Wait.. what. You have Dark Souls II here and the vastly superior Demon Souls not on the list at all. (yeah ok it was ps3 only but fuck it.) WTF am I reading.
    Also DS-II is the worst in the series. Level design is practically a series of square rooms.

    Actually why the fuck are these fromsoft games here at all? and Oblivion .... woeful
     
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  12. aweigh Arcane

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    Very surprised and pleased to see Elminage mentioned in this list.

    Was just about to come sperg out in here in futile autistic butthurt from seeing so many non-RPGs (like Nier: Automata, I game I like a lot but which has no place on a list like this), but thankfully managed to scroll down enough to see the entry of Elminage: Gothic before coming to the comments.

    BTW, from the Wizards & Warriors entry: "For everyone who's ever gotten frustrated with Wizardry's painfully slow battles, Wizards & Warriors will be a revelation."

    Might want to change that to specify that you meant Wizardry 8's combat, since one of the hallmarks of Wizardry's combat is actually its fast speed of resolution, and much faster than W&W for that matter.
     
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  13. Grauken friEndly mUrderpUmpkin Patron

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    This is a PC list, no console stuff that hasn't been at least ported is allowed
     
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  14. sorinmask Just like Yves, I chase tales. Patron

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    #15 - why is it there?

    The rest is fine.



    Also... amusing how many people are coming out of the woodwork to throw critique around, but when it was time to vote, so few showed up.
    Show Spoiler

     
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  15. Stalin_Brando Arcane

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    No Red Dead Redemption?
     
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  16. HarveyBirdman Scholar

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  17. Diggfinger Cipher

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    Are you Brian Fargo?
     
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  18. Van-d-all Savant

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    All in all I'm happy. #1 & 2 remain unchanged, AoD, P:K & Underrail in first 20. Outward, Atom, & especially Kenshi are way too low, but each had some issues so I guess it's OK.
     
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  19. Jimmious Arcane Patron

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    Opens list. Looks at Grimoire position 22, ELEX 38. oook.
    :backawayslowly:
     
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  20. Maxie Der Einzige Patron

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    Another list another chance for dexers to eat crow about their assumed hardcore predilections as PST occupies the top spot like a fat lazy whore
     
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  21. SiENcE Barely Literate

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    It is a pity that Aeon of Sands is still not on this list nor mentioned in the crpg book.
     
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  22. Cross Savant

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    Subjective preferences aside, there are legitimate issues with this RPG list.

    What is a game like Human Revolution even doing in this list? It's not an RPG, even when judged by the lowly standards of action-RPGs. There is no real progression, since all of Jensen's relevant abilities are already unlocked from the start of the game: regenerating health, regenerating bio-energy, a radar system that pinpoints where enemies are, the ability to aim accurately, perform takedowns, hack computers, etc.

    Yet at the same time, an action-RPG like Dark Messiah of Might and Magic, where you can't even equip weapons and armor unless you invest skill points into the requisite skills first, is absent from the list.
     
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  23. GrainWetski Arcane

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    Console retards want their mediocre console action games on the list. See #15 as well.
     
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  24. Nano Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron

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    Fuck you. Human Revolution is an RPG, and a good one at that. Should've been higher.

    Direct your hate to Witcher 3 instead.
     
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  25. Roguey Arcane Sawyerite

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    Role playing games are about narratives that react to your decisions. In DM, as far as I can tell, it's just a choice between Good Girl and Bad Girl.
     
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  26. felipepepe Prestigious Gentleman Codex's Heretic Patron

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    TALES OF MAJ'EYAL IS A ROGUELIKE< THE BEST OF ALL ROGUELIKES FIGHT ME BRO

    And I would like to do votes on special categories like roguelikes, blobbers, tacticool, infinity engine clone, etc... the problem is that there are many categories, some are very hard to define, and some games don't fit well on any.

    Like, do you put KOTOR2 together with Baldur's Gate, Arcanum, FTL and 7.62 High Calibre as "Real-Time with Pause RPG"?
     
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