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FPS essentials

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Vlajdermen, Oct 30, 2021.

  1. samuraigaiden Magister

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    You replace any game OST with the Quake soundtrack and it's going to be atmospheric as fuuuuuck. Even Pilotwings 64
     
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  2. Generic-Giant-Spider Arcane

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    You know what I think is going on here, Deputy Luj1? I think there are some goddamn Half-Life COCKSUCKERS in our midst putting on Doom colors to incite a war with the Quakers.

    Doom and Quake are a happy family and you little monsters just wanna break it up. For a millennia the Doomer and the Quaker have coexisted, peacefully acknowledging they both are the best FPS games. Now look at this... you got these goddamn, these goddamn gremlins coming out here to try and ruin that.

    sucks on a lollipop

    Not in my town, Luj1. Get me my Adidas pants. Tonight we uproot this evil out and take back City Hall.
     
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  3. Unreal Liturgist

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    But I like all those games. No fite pls
     
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  4. The Dopamine Cleric Savant

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    I couldn't make it 45 seconds through this video without laughing as an insane person.
     
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  5. samuraigaiden Magister

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    Cryostasis destroys Doom 3 as a tech demo and as a game
     
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  6. samuraigaiden Magister

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    Unreal have you played it? It's fucking dope bro
     
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  7. Unreal Liturgist

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    Not a tech demo, it's a slav game that doesn't look as good as Stalker. By the way, Stalker is the best worst best game ever.
     
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  8. PapaPetro Omniscient Patron

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    Counter-strike: Source
    The engine has a smoothness you can't find in other FPS.
    The movement felt like gliding on the map floor. Games after that felt bumpy/clunky incl. CSGO.
     
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  9. Unreal Liturgist

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    Speaking of Source Engine, the other day I was thinking about how weird it is in Bloodlines. It looks and feels like a game from a dream, or something? HL2's prototype is also weird, but that's expected. Actually, even later versions of Source feel very unique. Valve is special, even if you all hate their games.
     
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  10. zwanzig_zwoelf Graverobber Foundation Developer

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    It still looks good. Gameplay-wise it's different though -- I'd say it's much closer to Monolith's Condemned, so comparing the two is a bit dumb.

    Unfortunately most of its cool tech is undermined by poor performance and instability. You still end up with just a good game, there's a high chance you'll have to turn some of the 'cool' features off.
     
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  11. toughasnails Learned

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    I don't know what would be the best comparison, maybe something between HL and the original Metro. It's a worthwhile slavjank FPS though. Same for Chasm and vivisector from the same dev.
     
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  12. Unreal Liturgist

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    Dumb to compare with Stalker, or dumb to compare with Doom 3? I'd say it's both dumb to mention it in the context of cool ‘tech demo’ games and also ‘FPS essentials’. It looks thoroughly mediocre, which isn't really a huge problem to me, but, like, come on, man, y'know, right, doncha think? Even Stalker is actually quite poor. That's slavgame quality.
     
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  13. samuraigaiden Magister

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    Cryostasis is a spooky shooter like Doom 3. It's slow paced and jump scare reliant like Doom 3. If you only judge the gameplay, it's subpar like Doom 3. But the story in Cryostasis is on a completely different level. Instead of getting audiologs, you get excerpts from a Maxim Gorky short story. The deeper you go, there more you start to ask yourself what the game is actually even about. It's really, really cool and deserves to mentioned more often
     
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  14. Unreal Liturgist

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    What does that have to do with being the best tech-demo-game-that-people-don't-like-that-isn't-Half-Life 2?
     
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  15. samuraigaiden Magister

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    It was a tech demo game for NVIDIA PhysX. Here's a cool video showing off the effects

     
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  16. Ol' Willy Arcane Zionist Agent

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    Cryostasis is like Penumbra but with actual combat. Cool game
     
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  17. Ol' Willy Arcane Zionist Agent

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    I like Doom 3 and Quake 4. Not the best, but decent
     
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  18. El Presidente Arcane

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    - Doom; Doom 2
    - Heretic; Hexen; Hexen 2
    - Quake; Quake 2
    - Powerslave
    - Blood
    - Duke Nukem 3D
    - Shadow Warrior
    - Turok; Turok 2
    - Unreal
    - Half Life; Half Life 2

    I still didn't play Amid Evil yet, if that's really as good as Hexen stuff then put that in the list.
     
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  19. luj1 You're all shills Vatnik

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    Great list, just maybe add Descent
     
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  20. The Dutch Ghost Arbiter

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    I would probably add the Dark Forces/Jedi Knight games to this list as well.
    Maybe also Star Trek Voyager Elite Force and Star Trek Elite Force 2.
     
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  21. Unreal Liturgist

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    Cool effects, but looks like it's more demo than game, moreso than Doom 3. I say to stubbornly refuse to acknowledge your favourite game.

    ftfy
     
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  22. sigard Savant

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    Upgraded.
     
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  23. El Presidente Arcane

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    Removing Hexen 2 from the list = :decline:
     
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  24. Unreal Liturgist

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    Both Heretic and Hexen 2 are merely all right total-conversions at best.
     
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