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Diablo IV

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by Wulfric Pinewood, Nov 1, 2019.

  1. Morgoth Arcane Patron

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    The whole Fractured Peaks segment is quite impressive.
     
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    I appreciate the effort, but most of those SFX sounds like there were taken from B-class action move from the '80 and not if the good way. They are very artificial and shallow. E.g. D1 and D2 has this nice, warm analog sound, especially all SFX and ambient. In D4 you can feel you are experiencing Hollywood generic action thing-y.

    Also, I don't like how all destructables disappear in like 5 seconds after they are destroyed. It seems that fireball and generally spells are not a true source of light anymore - look how they does not affect any shadows at all. They're just some artificial bullets. Even Solasta or D2 resurrected did this right, and Diablo franchise is just perfect for playing with light and shadow. I think that this was implemented already in early D4 videos, but I guess they've removed it, so the game could be played on Xbox 360.

    Fuck, see how bright everything is in D4, even the edges the screen in the dungeon and clearly visible. D2 is so much better visually and sound-wise than this piece of shit.
     
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  4. anvi Prophet Village Idiot

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    It looks so amazing. I wish it was an RPG instead of a button spamming loot game.
     
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  5. KeighnMcDeath RPG Codex Boomer

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    Yeah, after D2 I think one can get burned out. I wouldn't know about D3 except watching let's play. It does make you wonder what the diablo franchise eould have been like as a TB tactical. It'd probably be akin to a rouge-like. Big ass maps. Maybe there would have been more interaction with the environment.
     
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  6. Mazisky Magister

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    Imagine a Xcom-like game in Diablo universe
     
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  7. KeighnMcDeath RPG Codex Boomer

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    Diablo-RL?
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    This needs further development and D2. Hell, they could do D3 and 4 this way.
     
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    Great now when I'm shooting fireballs I'm gonna picture a fat guy in a wow sweater swinging a coat hanger around in a desert.
     
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    Coincidentally this description is also the reason why LARPing doesn't work.
     
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  10. KeighnMcDeath RPG Codex Boomer

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    sounds like this scrawny douche sucks blizzcock saying they're excused for the ugliness. Its lack of "glamour lighting."

    BULLSHIT!
     
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  11. Generic-Giant-Spider Unwanted

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    So Amazon looking hideous is simply a case of the Seinfeld "Two-Face" episode.
     
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  12. KeighnMcDeath RPG Codex Boomer

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    Like I said... this dude sucks blizzcock so he can stay monetized and in their good graces.

    Also... stay away from the Loli's..
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    We know that's you.
     
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    Fanboys and soyboys who only care about consuming product and dont care about degeneracy being pushed upon them are desperate to have everyone else see no degeneracy. For if everyone is blind then nobody can see how pathetic consumers they are.
     
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  14. Morgoth Arcane Patron

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    Being hideous is the new old normal.
     
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    It's a dangerous game they play, ugly things are never going to be as popular as attractive things.

    But I can almost excuse the Amazon being meh, and while I can't quite understand why the Paladin is now a nigger, it's the American religion so whatever.

    No, what I can't understand is why the Assassin is now slitty eyed. It's as if fantasy does not exist any more and we must reflect the tropes of fantasy with an unholy amalgamation of reality and fantasy tropes.

    So if it looks somewhat like a martial arts/ninja it must be slitty eyed.

    Which is batshit insane. And ironically, casually racist.
     
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    ikr, everyone knows asians can't fight worth shit
     
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    yeah damn casuals
     
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  18. Reever Learned

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    What's even weirder is that her class specific weapons are mostly Indian weapons like katars and what I assume are bagh nakh. So if anything, Blizzard are racists as shit and they should've made her Indian.
     
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  19. KeighnMcDeath RPG Codex Boomer

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    Why didn't they just replace the assassin with Chuck Norris?

    hmmmm too OP I guess,
     
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    Because Jaclyn Chan is so much cooler.
     
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    so the fuck is Mr. Shely?
     
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  22. KeighnMcDeath RPG Codex Boomer

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    Writer is Frankenstein?

    He wishes!

    Anyway, I just saw this:

    I failed to notice the Barbarian was female. I guess D4 is going full TG woke mode. D2R was just the beginning?
     
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    People have given tons of unwarranted praise to Brevik when it was most of the people around him that made the original Diablo 1/2 games actually good. Every time Brevik has the opportunity to do something he has flatlined from Hellgate London to Marvel Heroes to some pixelart shovelware shit that reeks of uninspired. He's not some god genius game developer, he's a dude that had two big hits from over 20 years ago and hasn't produced anything of note since.

    As you can read in the example above they would have turned D3 into some weird chimera and while it likely would have been better than the D3 we did get, it's not like reading about having a ton of people running around being dipshits in a continuous world would ignite confidence.

    Diablo was sadly always doomed from the looks of it. Rather than the contained and isolated gothic-horror of D1 they were ready to go full throttle into placing a bunch of retards in an amusement park.
     
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    The old D4 design lead crawled into too many cubicles?
     
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