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Build me an Arcanum character because I'm a filthy casual and too stupid to do it myself.

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by youhomofo, Aug 4, 2020.

  1. jackofshadows Savant

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    Making Eye Gears is also very profitable so if someone wants to develop mechanic in order to create Arachnides or even Automatons later it's a better option for that.

    For found schematics investing into undesired schools is unnecessary - better just buy some tech manuals.
     
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  2. youhomofo Augur

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    The combat in this game is so bad. And there's so much of it. It's shit real-time and shit turn-based. I did not think it would be this bad. I just assumed a bunch of casuals were wining because it didn't hold their hand and guide them delicately along.

    I don't know how anyone can play a game with shitty gameplay for the dozens of hours this RPG would take to beat.
     
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  3. jackofshadows Savant

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    Seem accurate to me.
     
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  4. marek Literate

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    Simple: many - including myself - just don't care that much about combat mechanics. Planescape:Torment had bad combat mechanics, Disco Elysium had (basically) no combat mechanics, both games are considered great despite this.
     
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  5. Serious_Business Best Poster on the Codex

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    Bunch of 'tards tho

    As you will soon learn, combat is inevitable in life. It is even the essence of it
     
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  6. Sweeper Magister Zionist Agent

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    True.
    Very true.
    And only one of those games is an RPG.
    An RPG can be good despite shit combat, but it does have to have combat.
    Daily Reminder: Disco Elysium is not an RPG, regardless of how it's marketed or how much you like it.
     
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  7. marek Literate

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    Why exactly? Disco Elysium is not a text adventure: your actions, options and outcomes are derived from your skills and rolls. More of an RPG than many modern aRPGs - and non-combat P&P RPGs focusing on e.g. theft and intrigue also exist. Sadly not so much as crpgs & quite niche. But several good RPGs at least offer no combat as an option (e.g. AoD as Commercium).
     
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  8. Sweeper Magister Zionist Agent

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    :nocountryforshitposters:
     
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  9. marek Literate

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    "Disco elysium is not a text adventure" - Marek the Wise, ca. 2020 a.D.
     
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  10. Lilura RPG Codex Dragon Lady

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    Only by storyfags. Weekly reminder:

    The other problem is the amount of towns, the town-spam. After Tarant, it's one boring-ass town after another.
     
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  11. Latro Arcane

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    and so is not an RPG, screw off
     
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  12. Bester ⚰️☠️⚱️ Patron Vatnik

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    Just started an Arcanum replay. Got scarred by the wolves. Thankfully I noticed the floating message, otherwise I wouldn't know why my Beauty is lower than usual. Is there no interface for afflictions like that?
     
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  13. Bester ⚰️☠️⚱️ Patron Vatnik

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    Why doesn't Virgil want to wear wool armor? I don't see what it has to do with magic/technology. It doesn't, does it?
     
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  14. whocares Educated

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    There's a tab in the journal that lists your injuries. Just so you know - doctors can cure those.

    As for your next points - Virgil must think that the armor is worse than his robes, otherwise he's generally not very picky about what to wear, also make sure you're not trying to dress him in manlet or lardass clothes.

    And for attacking the engine - try entering combat mode first.
     
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  15. Eastwood Literate

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    Followers are kind of stupid in deciding what to wear. I think they prioritize the items with the highest sale value, which obviously leads to a lot of suboptimal choices. Try to remove all other armor from him, if you want him to wear the wool armor.
    Another possibility could be that the armor is not the right size category. Humans can only wear medium sized armors, while ogres wear large and the little races small sizes.
     
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  16. Chaotic_Heretic Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck

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    The wool armor is probably Large-sized for half-ogres and the like; Virgil requires medium sized stuff.
    halfings, dwarfs and the small dipshits also known as gnomes wear small sized armor.
    All others wear medium sized armor
    This applies only to torso armor.
     
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