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Darkborn - action game from ex-DICE devs where you play a monster fighting against humans - CANCELED

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Makabb, Mar 3, 2015.

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  1. Makabb Arcane Shitposter Bethestard

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    https://www.pcgamer.com/former-payday-battlefield-developers-team-up-for-a-new-rpg/

     
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  2. Somberlain Arcane Zionist Agent

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    I guess it's a positive sign that he doesn't consider Payday an RPG, even though it has skill trees and xp :lol:
     
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  3. Stompa Arcane

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    Nope, not even gonna pirate. Fucker run Payday 2 into the ground, I seriously doubt that he has competence for a full-blown RPG. Expect consolised popamole shit.
     
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  4. turul Scholar

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    "A Bioware thing".
    I like that way of describing.

    http://www.pcgamer.com/former-payday-battlefield-developers-team-up-for-a-new-rpg/
     
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  5. you know what time it is Arcane

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    Yeah, no.
     
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  7. Sheep Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck

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    I don't get it.
    Not so long ago, nobody was making RPG's. Excluding ports and JRPG's
    I mean think about 2008 - what games were released back then?
    Fable 2
    Fallout 3
    Geneforge 5
    Silverfall
    Divinity 2
    Avernum 5
    Sacred 2
    DA:O
    Risen

    And what do we have announced or released in 2015:
    The Witcher 3
    Pillars of Eternity
    Torment
    Darkest Dungeon
    Blackguards 2
    Sanctuary RPG
    Kingdom Come
    Serpent in Staglands
    Grim Dawn
    Bombshell
    Sword Coast Legend
    Northern Shadow(dunno what is it, found on the internet, probably shovelware but so is Silverfall)
    Shadowrun:Hong Kong
    Age of Decadence
    Underrail


    And I'm fairly sure I've still skipped a lot games(for example - I've didn't include another Vogel's remake that's bound to happen, or happened, whatever I don't keep track on it anymore).

    Currently we're seeing more and more studios going on with their RPG games, both through crowdfunding and via normal ways.

    It's a bubble am I right?
     
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  10. Gondolin Arcane

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    I'll believe it when I see it.
     
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  11. evdk comrade troglodyte :M Patron

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  12. torpid Liturgist

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    He'd probably do better than Tim Schafer's latest offerings
     
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  13. naossano Cipher

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    April fools ?
     
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    ftfy
     
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  16. AwesomeButton Cut a deal with the authorities Patron

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    Most of the titles you've listed don't seem like shit to me (excluding Witcher 3, Bombshell and the like of course), so what I've said below doesn't apply to any specific title from your list.

    Keeping this in mind, I think the reason for the RPG becoming fashionable is simple - gamification meets console action games.

    If you make a first person shooter or behind-the-shoulder shooter, people buy it, play it, kill things and that's it. The best you can do from gamification perspective in single player - to give them stats for time player, enemies killed, weapons used, etc.

    You can make a multiplayer action game, then your opportunities to gamify the experience grow - you can add points, leaderboards, badges (PBL) to the experience, to keep players hooked, because who doesn't want to show off his achievements, score, etc.

    But once you add the illusion of complexity by calling your action game "RPG" you can give your players the full gamification treatment: PBL, XP, levels(!), and technically you are calling yourself an RPG so the leaders in the "action" genre are supposedly not your competition.

    The bottom line - the contemporary action game feels sorta incomplete unless you slap some "levels" and "xp" and call it an RPG :) This is the world where Dragon Age moves form RPG to an action game, and the general public considers this to be a good thing.

    And it's not a bubble, I think it's just a new way to market action games. The sad thing from my (our) perspective is that it's an attack on the meaning of words. "RPG" should not stand for "a game where a shitty punk cyborg Lara Croft shoots things" and "RPG player" should not stand for "a consoletard" but apparently that's the trend for now.
     
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    http://www.pcgamer.com/ex-battlefield-devs-announce-viking-horror-game-project-wight/

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    I didn't notice it was made with Unity until the final credits -that's good.
    The flying monster looks fun but the other requires good AI (which unfortunately doesn't seem to be the case if we are to judge by the camp fight) and level design to work properly; it may end up being an entertaining game with some shitty segments. The idea of Aliens vs Predator vs Vikings is nice anyhow.
     
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  19. The Fish Arcane

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    So, not the gameplay then? What's the point in a melee action game in which the attacks are automated, during which you have no control? Also, the camera looks jittery when starting and stopping movement.
     
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  20. Morgoth Arcane Patron

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    Aliens vs Predator with Vikings and clunky Unity engine. Yeah sure why not.
     
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    The whole pushing enemies off cliffs thing reminded me of Dark Messiah, so I guess I'll be sort of keeping my eye on this one.
     
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    I would rather play as the vikings, maybe in a squad and go hunt those beasts. Setting looks cool.
     
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    That would be cool indeed. But I believe that they were inspired more by the Grendel's point of view in this adaptation of the story.
     
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