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BioShock: The Collection & Sequel Rumors

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by LESS T_T, Jun 29, 2016.

  1. Lord Azlan Arcane Patron Shitposter

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    Sometimes I wonder why there isn't a half way house forum between RPG Watch and the Codex.

    I love all the Shocks like they are my own children. One blew my mind. Two might be in my top five all time. Bio One was just awesome up to A Man Chooses A Slave Obeys. Bio 2 was pretty good too.

    Infinite was just lame gaming to a different level.

    There are just too many games to play these days.
     
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  2. Multidirectional Arcane

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    I thought Bioshock was pretty awesome in first few levels. Then it gradualy became less exciting as it went on and by the final level I couldn't wait for it to be over. Sometime after that I finally played through System Shock 2. Started liking Bioshock even less. Couldn't even play through half of Bioshock 2 or Infinite.
     
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  3. Leechmonger Arbiter

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    The first Bioshock is guilty of one of the most noticeable drops in quality I've seen in a game. By the time you're playing through the grey apartment complex it's hard to understand why they didn't just cut the shitty parts out.
     
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  4. Alienman Arcane Patron

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    Never played it that far, what is considered the shitty parts? And why are they shitty? Curious.
     
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  5. Ovplain Arcane Patron

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    Fired Bioshock 1 up today, I was really excited about it, but then the whole thing went all screwy right off the bat.=( Some disturbing graphics glitches, made me think my monitor was crapping out even. And then the game crashed as soon as I tried to save too. So, I'm done for now.
     
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  6. pippin Guest

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    That's near the end isn't it? The game is really in a downward spiral mode from the get go. I can't say I remember any part that could be described as "great", since it felt samey from start to finish, very linear and without options. It should have ended after you killed Ryan, the boss fight is so fucking ridiculous.
     
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  7. Leechmonger Arbiter

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    Fort Frolic is where things start to get worse, and that's halfway through the game. The next area (Hephaestus) is quite bad, the one after that (Olympus Heights) is atrocious, and I don't even remember the rest because I stopped playing at that point twice out of the 3 times I played the game (I only beat it the first time).

    As for what makes them bad: everything. Mechanically the game stops introducing new ideas, so you're using the same weapons against the same enemies in the same way. Visually the areas are unappealing and monotonous. The story's twist has already been revealed and the remaining lore is boring. There's no more fun to be had and yet the game marches on, determined to pad itself out at your expense.

    There is one gimmick left for the latter half of the game but it doesn't make up for the tedium you go through.
     
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  8. pippin Guest

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    Well, the game really "stops" in a way when you meet Sander Cohen. The thing that really makes me angry is that you feel forced to hear every audio diary because half of the game is hidden there.
     
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  9. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    I stopped shortly after you encounter Ryan (which I suppose is near the end). Definitely runs out of steam somewhere in the middle.
     
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  10. pippin Guest

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    You missed the last hour of the game. The very end of it contains this:

    [​IMG]

    :prosper:
     
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  11. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    Yeah I watched a playthrough of it before I actually played so I knew the boss fight was terrible.
     
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  12. Admiral Rimjob POOBUM Arcane

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    how the fuck did you idiots make five pages of posts about Bioshock in 2016. Go play Templar Battleforce or jerk off or something. Idiots. Faggots. Fuckers
     
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  13. TheChickenKing Savant

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    I've never actually finished Bioshock 1. Same as everybody else, I hit the half-way/two-thirds point with Andrew Ryan getting clubbed to death and then immediately realized in the next level that the only change in "end-game" gameplay is that I wasn't getting getting any new weapons or plasmids, upgrades were boring number boosts, and all of the enemies got inflated health bars instead of any new varieties appearing. I watched a buddy of mine beat the crappy-even-by-low-standards final boss, and I can't say I regret my decision.

    I liked 2 quite a bit. Upgrades seemed more meaningful, there was much better enemy variety, and you get to kill mutant communists with a giant drill arm. Not really sure why the "hardcore" BioShock fans really hated it, but I've never understood the cult following mainstream approval that game got in the first place.
     
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  14. Alienman Arcane Patron

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    Communists in the second one? I thought the plan was to get rid of all ideologies down there.

    I guess where there is people there is :russia:
     
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  15. CyberWhale Arcane

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    Bioshock in a nutshell:

    Good: Introduction, Welcome to Rapture, Medical Pavillion
    Bad: ...
    Shit: Everything else
     
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  16. adddeed Arcane Possibly Retarded

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    Bunch of edgelords here. Played the game through twice and was good fun. Bioshock 2 is even better.
     
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  17. Excidium II Self-Ejected

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    I liked biocock 1 for what it was. Didn't get to play the second.
     
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  18. This is the Codex. I'd be horrified if the majority of people here liked Bioshock.

    It has plenty of good points, but it doesn't have any depth (ironic considering the setting), and the story is good if you like Ayn Rand (e.g. mentally retarded).
     
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  19. Excidium II Self-Ejected

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    I thought the story was cool for what it is (something that happens while you go places and shoop stuff) and I don't know Ayn Rand besides a paragraph or two discribing her book.
     
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  20. Gangrelrumbler Arcane Patron

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    Didn't like Bioshock that much. The gunplay felt shitty (even compared to SS2 and I played after Bio), the enemies weren't varied enough, the environoments were very similar for the most of the game, the moral choices were laughable and I really coudln't care for the plot, or the characters or anything at all.
     
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  21. Genma:TheDestroyer Arcane

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    Eh, I'd dispute that being the dumbest thing.



    Oh look a sign;



    [​IMG]


    That looks a lot like this brand on my hand, the one I just put in view. Oh well.



    *Five minutes later*


    What's this guy talking about? Beware someone with a symbol on his hand? Everyone here is on the lookout for someone like that? Guess I better do fucking nothing about the one I have swinging out in the open.
     
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  22. pippin Guest

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    When you arrive to Columbia you don't really know your own face. The hand tattoo is more of a giveaway though.
     
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  23. Infinitron I post news Patron

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    RPG Wokedex Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2 Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    http://www.vice.com/en_uk/read/bios...ogys-creation-2k-infinite-bioshock-collection

     
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  24. SumDrunkGuy Arcane Shitposter

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    Bioshock 2 is the only one worth playing.

    1 starts off alright but quickly becomes retarded. Infinite starts off retarded and only gets more retarded.
     
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  25. Great Deceiver Arcane

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    I played the first one and Infinite, I liked the first one up until the halfway point even though it played like a retarded cousin version of SS2, then the last half of the game was shit padding and it soured me. Infinite was popamole console garbage all the way through and I thought it was complete shit. Never played the second one past the first few minutes, installed this re-release yesterday, let's see how long it lasts. Models are unbelievably ugly, physics are laughably bad and the shooting mechanics are the same joke as ever (console huge crosshair bullshit), but the environments look pretty good. Maybe I'll be able to finish it.
     
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