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HITMAN, the new episodic Hitman - GOTY Edition

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Infinitron, Jun 16, 2015.

  1. Dzupakazul Arbiter

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    I wonder if these aren't desperate marketing moves by IOI, because they already doubled back on repeating ETs, minor DLC content like Patient Zero, no clear info on Season 2 is out, and they're releasing more and more episodes for free.
     
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  2. unfairlight Self-Ejected

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    I don't think it's really desperate, it's just marketing like any other. No issue with building up some interest in the game for the future.
     
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  3. Infinitron I post news Patron

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    Grab the Codex by the pussy Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2 Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker Pathfinder: Kingmaker
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  4. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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  5. PowerTorment Io-Interactive Patron Developer

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    The Free Paris mission was really good for sales, so now we do it for Sapienza. Nothing desperate here. Just marketing.

    And we are still working hard on making more stuff for you...
     
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  6. Multidirectional Arcane

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    So how do I download that second mission? I installed Hitman but it's not available.
     
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  7. Jinn Arcane

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    You guys are great. Glad you're doing well!
     
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  8. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Looks like they somehow messed up app/sub setting.

    For now "Free" button (top right) here will open Steam and give you the DLC: https://steamdb.info/app/439890/
     
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  9. Multidirectional Arcane

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    Yeah it's downloading now, had to shut down steam first for it to work. Thanks bro.
     
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  10. flyingjohn Arcane

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    I love claiming free stuff that people paid money for not even a year ago.
     
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  11. Zep Zepo Titties and Beer Patron Dumbfuck Repressed Homosexual

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    Divinity: Original Sin
    The game is retarded. It actively tries to thwart you every step of the way if you don't follow their stupid scripting.

    I don't think I ever saw a game so heavily based on following the script(s) than this one.

    Zep--
     
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  12. Vibalist Arcane

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    No? :lol:
     
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  13. Zep Zepo Titties and Beer Patron Dumbfuck Repressed Homosexual

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    Divinity: Original Sin
    The worst fucking thing is, The scripts will kick in, and if you're not "close enough", you don't even hear their scripts.

    The waiter in the window and the chick below spring to mind.

    If you're working your way down the right side of the street, the script triggers, but you don't hear a damn thing.

    Zep--
     
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  14. Dzupakazul Arbiter

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    The praised games in the series (2-4) also often had you follow scripts or had scripted events that you could fuck up. The game also had plenty of mechanics to circumvent those scripts if you mastered them, but it's questionable on how many of those the OG IOI has actually predicted to be a thing. Some of those things don't make a lot of sense, such as guards that will instantly react to doors being opened in their vicinity even if they had no way of seeing you go through them, or doors that would be unopenable / objects you could not interact with without killing the guard confined to them (not even knocking them unconscious would work).
    Whereas in 2016, sure, you have telegraphed approaches and scripts, but you're still free to go your own way. Turn off opportunity tracking. Have explosives on hand and cheesy techniques like knocking people out by shooting them in the leg. You can stun people by throwing blunt items at a distance, which is honestly amazing and can't be stressed enough how much utility it provides.
    Honestly 2016 has different problems than "scripting". Mostly I take issue with how IOI is stripping the game off of cool mechanics (wallbang rifle was way too situational and finicky to deserve the nerf), the persistent issue with head turning that feels random and adds mucho RNG to the issue, and, in all honesty, I still think that the studio isn't very transparent with what they're doing and that I'm worried for them being in more trouble than they let on.
    In short, I'd recommend you to try and get good, or, at least, spend time and energy on doing stuff you love instead of complaining about the stuff you hate.
    Most of the escalation / contract / ET runs I see of this game are actually heavily unscripted anyhow.
     
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  15. fantadomat Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Edgy

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    I see....
     
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  16. Volrath Arcane Patron

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    Still no suitcase rifles.
     
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    Seriously, many of you will be pleasantly surprised about the new stuff we are doing. Making good things takes time.
     
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  18. sser Arcane Cuck Developer

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    Can you guys make a bundle that doesn't include $8/$15 cosmetic DLC?
     
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  19. AwesomeButton Cut a deal with the authorities Patron

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    PC RPG Website of the Year, 2015 Make the Codex Great Again! Grab the Codex by the pussy Divinity: Original Sin 2 A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    Pairing the patient zero campaign with a set of outfits that "cost" more than the campaign was a major dick move. Just price the campaign at the sum of both, if it's impossible to buy it separately from the outfits!
     
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  20. Alienman Arcane Patron

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    Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Make the Codex Great Again! Grab the Codex by the pussy Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2
    This whole game has one of the most awkward systems ever, from buying it to how it works ingame.
     
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  21. sullynathan Arcane

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    Good thing, I'm just gonna get the game for free
     
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  22. mck Arbiter

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    Finally caved and picked it up when the package went on sale for around $30. Definitely seems worth it for that if you're a fan of the series.
     
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  23. sullynathan Arcane

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    I own the entire series (got it free) and haven't beaten them, so I'm not in a rush to buy this especially when I now have 2 of 5 episodes for free.
     
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  24. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    What's more definitive than GOTY Edition? Why, Definitive Edition with more silly outfits obviously: https://www.ioi.dk/20-years-of-ioi/


     
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  25. AwesomeButton Cut a deal with the authorities Patron

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    Name of the location for Season 2's first mission! WHEN?!
     
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