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Game News BloodNet Released on GOG

Discussion in 'News & Content Feedback' started by Infinitron, Jan 9, 2014.

  1. made Arcane

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    Yeah you guys totally know better than an industry insider who, now at the apex of his career, is developing rhythm games for mobile phones. :roll:
     
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  2. RK47 collides like two planets pulled by gravity Patron

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    It's a really good video though. Enjoying it atm.
     
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  3. Fowyr Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    I finished BloodNet three times. My only complaints that combat should be done a little better and character system not very useful.
     
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  4. Diggfinger Cipher

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    So you recommend it? Might buy it on GOG if (when) the price drops...
     
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  5. Fowyr Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Indeed. It's not everyone's cup of tea, but game is marvelous if you give it a chance. Learning controls without manual (compilation CDs like "200 adventure games and RPGs" ruled, but sorely lacked supplemental material) is not one of my fondest memories, though.
    That's your error right here.
     
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  6. SCO Arcane In My Safe Space

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    This game has a horrid user interface (including and maybe especially the combat). And if you do play it, don't dally around, even if there is plenty of optional stuff to do with various violent or non-violent solutions; the game is under a hard time limit (you can make it worse, but can't make it better).
     
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  7. Fowyr Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    If you know what are you doing, you have a lot of time to do everything. So game really shines on the second playthrough.
    Hint - the most severe loss of humanity caused by murder-for-feeding, not the consumption of blood itself.
     
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  8. Jaesun Fabulous Moderator

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    If this uses DOSBOX, you can change all they keys to whatever you want them to be. That's how I made Ultima Underworld bearable, by mapping the keys out like a modern FPS.
     
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  9. Fowyr Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    It's just a question of slightly confusing GUI itself, not the keys.

    :x There is nothing wrong with UUW controls!
     
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  10. Jaesun Fabulous Moderator

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    :butthurt:
     
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  11. Diggfinger Cipher

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    Know where to DL it? On Abandonia etc. I only found crappy 5MB versions of the game...

    Thanks for the description. The RPG elements will probably be the selling point for me though, is there any meaningful character development??
     
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  12. made Arcane

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    Nanobots > timelimit.
     
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  13. Yes. Arcane Patron

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    That nanobots thing doesn't even work, though. It's equivalent to just drinking a vial of blood -- it doesn't stop your bloodlust from rising again. Just one of the many, many bugs in the game.
     
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  14. made Arcane

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    OK I won't argue that; it's been 2 decades since I played it. The way I remember it the nanobots took care of the vampirism for good.
     
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  15. Fowyr Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    It's perfectly playable floppy version. I never saw CD version, should grab it ASAP.

    Not much and it's pretty useless.
     
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  16. RK47 collides like two planets pulled by gravity Patron

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    Dead State Divinity: Original Sin
    If you watched the vid, the dev is pretty accurate.
    This isn't RPG, more like adventure game where you talk a lot but not much interaction. The combat is bad, the attributes are frustrating as hell to figure, you can literally create dead end characters if you made the wrong choice (MCA's DIPLOMAT, for example) But I gotta say, the LP vid commentary were spot on and entertaining. And discouraging enough for me not to play through it again.
     
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  17. You son of a bitch.
    Firing up my WinUAE, like, now.
     
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