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Preview Arcania: Gothic 4 Preview

Discussion in 'News & Content Feedback' started by VentilatorOfDoom, Aug 31, 2010.

  1. Der_Unbekannte Educated

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    But was fixed pretty soon, afaik.
     
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  2. MasterSmithFandango Arcane

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    Yeah, Risen was super solid at launch. It was shocking, honestly, but polish wasn't a problem.
     
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  3. Clockwork Knight Arcane

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    Is it really that bad? It says you can disable the AIDS.
     
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  4. Nedrah Erudite

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    Game sounds fine to me.
    Yes, standards have been lowered - fuck it, G3 sucked balls, Risen tried too hard and failed... By now it's just another ARPG I'm going to check out. Should do fine by this definition.

    Nebenher: Bierzelt klingt gut.
     
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    Gothic games: 1 part factions, 1 part Diego, and 1 part DNA
    Gothic 4 is done k thnx
     
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  7. Sceptic Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron

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    Divinity: Original Sin
    You're kidding right? Forsaken Gods was a much bigger mess than G3, so if anything we know that JoWood makes even bigger messes when PB aren't around.

    It might sell better... or it might be FG all over again. I suspect the latter, but Spellbound should be more competent than that Indian studio they hired the first time. We'll see.
     
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  8. dragonfk Erudite

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    So anybody know how were the sales of Risen?
     
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  9. Morkar Left Guest

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    Maybe we should wait till the game released? And high hardware requirements isn´t the same as bad quality. E.g. Wing Commander had very demanding hardware requirements...

    JoWood is a shitty publisher but Spellbound isn´t a shitty developer. And I don´t think that Arcania will have the same size as Gothic 3.

    Right. Spellbound isn´t a shitty Indian developer who works for rice and is only used as a last resort from Jowood to milk idiots for a better operation result. Some idiots will even remember this and refuse to buy the game but I suspect the majority will just buy the game if it SOUNDS good and the new target audience will more than make up for this loss.
    I think the game will be decent. An entertaining, brainless action-rpg that is better than oblivion like divinity 2 or Two Worlds. But of course it will not be as successful as Oblivion because it has no editor and you can´t customize the face of your hero and it is from europe.
    Codex will probably not like it as an rpg and for not being like gothic 2 and being dumped down. An opinion that I would share if i would be interested in buying the game. But I will still have to play Gothic 3 with the story project when it´s done :D
     
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  10. Serus Arcane

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    Damn i'm not hardocre then :/ I only had computers with 3,5 FDDs - Amiga 500 and PC AT. Shit.
     
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  11. Darth Roxor Prestigious Gentleman Wielder of the Huegpenis

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    Good enough, I guess, since they announced a sequel.
     
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  12. bloodlover Arcane

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    If they fuck up G4 too, the series will be in even more shit than it already is. Like some guy said earlier, Gothic series died after G2 NotR.

    As for the "We are aiming for the hardcore players"... that's just bullshit. Hardcore players don't make the majority of buyers, casual players do. And I really doubt some newbie that never played the first Gothic games or a decent RPG for that matter or is a console fanboy that thinks Demon;s Soul was epic could ever have the patience to finish a vast and long game like this. We'll just have to wait and see.

    I just hope they optimize the game and put in some decent requirements because I don't want to wait 2-3 years for some "community patch" in order to play the game.
     
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