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Commandos-Like Desperados III from Mimimi Productions (Shadow Tactics devs) - now with Money for the Vultures DLC

Discussion in 'Tactical Gaming' started by LESS T_T, Jul 7, 2018.

  1. Lemming42 Arcane

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    16, but technically 13 since three of them are flashbacks which aren't real levels, essentially closer to short interactive cutscenes.
     
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  2. taviow Magister

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    18 was an incredibly optimistic number to hope for. 13 is fine.
     
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  3. HoboForEternity sunset tequila Patron

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    where are you gonna post your review?
     
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  4. Zombra An iron rock in the river of blood and evil Patron

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    I think that was it. :)
     
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  5. HoboForEternity sunset tequila Patron

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    how did he get his review copy then?
     
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  6. Alexander DeLarge Liturgist

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    Glad to hear it. Gonna pick the digital deluxe edition on GOG which includes some expansion content coming later this year.
     
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  7. Lemming42 Arcane

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    It's just a pirate copy, it was somehow leaked to piracy sites a few days ago. I don't think anyone associated with the Codex is important enough to get review copies of anything anymore :negative:

    Oh shit, I didn't know there were some expansion levels coming. That's great news, definitely gonna pick that up from GOG.
     
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  8. taviow Magister

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    How difficult is the game? Last half of Shadow Tactics was pretty hardcore.
     
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  9. Lemming42 Arcane

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    Definitely easier than Shadow Tactics, largely due to it being far more willing to let you mess around and do stupid things whereas Shadow Tactics always felt to me like it was more about trying to figure out the specific moves the devs wanted you to do. Still a good challenge, especially non-lethal, and the difficulty scales up nicely over the course of the game. There's also some difficulty options to make it easier or harder which I didn't check out.

    It's about as hard as Desperados 1, except there's no built-in cheat mode equivalent to placing the rattlesnake at the top of ladders.
     
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  10. HoboForEternity sunset tequila Patron

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    i thought you were from a curator or other fan/pro site lol. it's ok. i got mine tru curator connect.
     
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  11. Child of Malkav Arbiter

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    Quite tough. Barely started 12 and spending 2.5 - 3.5 hours per mission on the hardest difficulty. I watched some missions played on YouTube on normal and that shit is easy as there are enemies missing. Desperado difficulty puts more enemies on the map and you feel it. Non lethal is out of the question unless played on easier difficulties.
     
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    the badges and challenges are actually difficult, but i am only up to mission 4 ch. 1it's manageable so far
     
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  13. That sounds like decline.
    Shadow Tactics only really felt that way because it was so fucking perfectly tight a design. I'm replaying it for a third time just now (not going to finish before Deperados 3 drops), and it lets you do a lot of different solutions. My first playthrough I thought the same thing: 'meh, there's only one or maybe two solutions.' But that's not true. There are one or two obvious ways to solve the encounters, but there are several more which are possible if you think things through and use Shadow Mode to your advantage. That's what's so great about Shadow Tactics; it seems so incredibly restrictive, yet on second thought, it isn't.
    I hope Desperados 3 doesn't turn out to be trivial.
     
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  14. Horvatii Unwanted

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    How is ST hardcore. It has 3 enemy types.
    Redshirts that can be pulled. Might as well not exist...
    Stationary guards.
    Samurai.

    Literaly the only setup that I remember being any kind of puzzle is stationary guards on towers with a samura+2xguard patrol and restricted access to the tower.
    And the puzzle is working out how to get to the tower... by pulling redshirts.

    Alarms are not even map-global and spawn like 4 redshirts worst-case... And your samurai has an AOE kill slash lol.

    Otherwise its a 1 char game...

    Even the stationaries are timed such, so that you can turn them around with noise, then kill a guy they were watching in a striped area (like someone on a tower...) and the killed guy drops to the floor and becomes invisible before they turn around...

    Commandos 1 still the hardest RTTBAS!
     
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    Got it. It activates in 18 hours but wont be able to play it till wednesday but extra DLC for free was enough bait.
    Also demo was enough to convince me.
     
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    Was going to buy it first thing when it came out, so I decided I might as well go for the pre-purchase deluxe edition too. Very excited to play tomorrow! Wish it was today.
     
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  19. Markman da Blitz master Patron

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    Btw again for cheapskates like me, if you got a humble choice sub you get 20% on anything on their store, got my steam key for 39.99 overthere.
     
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  20. sser Arcane Cuck Developer

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    Humblebundle store? I bought it there but still haven't gotten a key.
     
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  21. Markman da Blitz master Patron

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    Its coming today. It is a bit lame from them sending a mail that says Reedem Now and you click there and there's nothing yet.
     
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    too bad humble choice is garbage
     
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  23. Markman da Blitz master Patron

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    12 bucks for 10 games. If there is one decent game its worth it imo.
     
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  25. iZerw Arcane

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    Should I play the previous games before?
     
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