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Gothic 3 Sucks

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by vazquez595654, Sep 30, 2006.

  1. vazquez595654 Arbiter

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    http://rpgdot.com/#50994
     
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  2. golgotha Liturgist

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  3. obediah Erudite

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    No free ridez!!!1111!!!eleventy!

    Gothic 3 will be a bugfest at launch.
     
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  4. Stalin Scholar

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    And all of you'll be free beta testers as usual
     
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  5. NoisyKillerHPB Scholar

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    Well how is the game besides bugs?
     
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  6. Direwolf Arcane

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    Mid 80s scores is way too far from a game being sucky. What the fuck did they want? 100% from every single reviewer?
     
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  7. stargelman Scholar

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    I believe it is customary noadays to award at least 120% to a decent game.
     
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  8. Balor Arcane

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    Oblivion got that. ;)
     
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    Giving mid-80's score for a game that is almost unplayable (if based on the first gold) sounds like a game worth 90+ after a few patches - if my comp can even handle it.
     
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  10. Elwro Arcane

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    It'll get low scores because it won't hold the player's hand and only a few opponents will scale.
     
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  11. Monolith Prophet

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    I skimmed through the PC Games review yesterday and...ehh...oh wonder, I can't remember a single word of it. I got the overall impression though, that it's great, besides being buggy as hell, having long loading times and lagging as fuck on high-end PCs.
     
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    I have diarrhea. :(
     
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  13. Twinfalls Erudite

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    One thing which even the Codex will find very difficult to deny is that Gothic 3 will sell more - possibly a lot more - as a result of Bethesda and Oblivion.
     
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  14. Jim Kata Arbiter

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    Why do you think that? I don't think gothic is on xbox, is it?

    EvoG aside, I think most pc players hated it. Fuck, even FRANKIE hated it! And stargelman. LOL.

    Anyone who did both xbox and pc gaming would get the pc version, aside from a few loons who got both just to compare.

    If oblivion does anything, it's knock out the people who do have any intelligence from gaming. If I picked up my first 'RPG' and it was oblivion instead of whatever it was, then I would never have stopped building weapons of mass destruction in my spare time...!
     
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    I don't know... mine was Quest 64/Holy Magic Century.
     
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  16. Data4 Arcane

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    My understanding is that the only load screen we will see is on starting the game. Everything else is supposed to be steamed seamlessly in the background. Hell, I wouldn't mind a 5 minute initial load if it means it's only one time per session. That's enough time to get the coffee going and a snack made.

    -D4
     
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  17. Ladonna Arcane

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    I am more worried about the combat model.

    As the germans have told us here, all the gothics were full of insect life straight from the shelf. After patches the games were very nice (besides the gothic 1 wheel bug, which I never had..).

    But can you change a combat model? I know a lot of people probably didn't like the gothic way of battle, but I loved it once I learned how to do it.
     
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  18. Monolith Prophet

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    Are you sure? From what I remember there will be loading times between regions. I don't know how the 'regionalisation' will take place in Gothic 3 though, so it's absolutely possible that you're right and that I'm wrong. I hope so.

    That's just hearsay, but from what I know the combat system is quite adjustable - to such an extent that it can come close to the original combat system we know from Gothic 2.
     
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    Ahhh.. the good old times. Never minded waiting some minutes to start up the game I would play the next 8 hours. :)
    [​IMG]
     
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  20. Vault Dweller Commissar, Red Star Studio Developer

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    Good times, indeed. Loading Elite was a bitch though.
     
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    By the time the game is patched up and good mods are out, there should be some nice new graphics cards coming out around Vista's release. I'll buy this when it comes out for moral support of good RPGs, though, even though I won't be able to play it for a while.
     
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  22. Cycloptis Scholar

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    Bugs and lack of optimization are puny dings on the +5 vs Bad Programming armour that all battle hardened CRPG gamers wear.
     
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    Mods? It has a CS? Win.
     
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    The gothics always had loading times between major areas - such as the Khorinis valley and the old mine colony if I remember correctly? Other than that it should be streaming in G3.
     
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  25. denizsi Arcane

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    I read in Yahoo preview, not different combat modes but fighting "stances" different for every weapon, like the "guards" as in real medieval fighting, you know. It was in Yahoo Preview.

    http://videogames.yahoo.com/gamepreview ... eid=483129

    At least that's how I interpret it. If it indeed is so and it has a meaning resembling guards of medieval fighting, then it sounds like great.

    Since left and right mouse buttons are reserved to these actions, it might be possible that there's no wimpy "block" action but you simply do the appropriate attack to counter an incoming blow, again, kind of like how it is supposed to be in real medieval fighting. I admit to wishful thinking here.
     
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