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I crave an RPG like Gothic

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by OctavianRomulus, Oct 16, 2020.

  1. fantadomat Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Edgy

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    Anything made by PB,Technomancer,demonicon,two worlds 1&2,greed fall,enderal,witcher games.

    Also mad max open world games is not that bad.

    I too am starving for a good action/adventure rpg.
     
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  2. Junmarko Arcane Patron

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  3. fantadomat Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Edgy

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    Also INSOMNIA: The Ark is pretty fun by now.
     
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  5. samuraigaiden Savant

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    Witcher 1 on hard difficulty gives some Gothic vibes, but it’s far more unbalanced and less focused.

    BTW anyone here play Brigand: Oaxaca?
     
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  7. fantadomat Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Edgy

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    Have no idea,never had even tried it. Why would you want to do that ?
     
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  8. fantadomat Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Edgy

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    The first boss kills you no matter the difficulty setting :). Fuck that hellhound,it took me a lot of tries to get the trick right :).
     
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    You never tried to look up while playing? Was really distracting for me.
     
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    Once you die two dozen times in this fight the solution becomes pretty clear: ignore the small hounds, strike the Beast with a properly timed Aard sign and while it's down, strike the killing blow. This fight can literally take 20 seconds...

    I find this a very good boss fight. Difficult, challenging, but the enemy does not have a ton of hps and if you know what you're doing it ends pretty fast.
     
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  11. samuraigaiden Savant

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    The fact you have to fight the villagers immediately after it if you choose to save the witch is a bit silly.
     
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  12. kreight Literate

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    gothic 1 remake is happening check that out
     
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    Try this thing:

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    IT'S A TRAP!!!
     
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  14. KyivAfter12am Savant

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    If you haven't played Morrowind, go play it.
     
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  15. fantadomat Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Edgy

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    Nah,you just hide in the crates next to the house and kill them one by one,the oldest tactic for fighting group enemy :obviously:.
     
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    Ahhh i just use the controls that the games gives you. Never even noticed it.
     
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  17. Darkzone Arcane

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    Yes Gothic II and Gothic III.
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    You should make first a list of games that you have played and write why you have liked them, because this would narrow down the possible list.
     
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    Did they make playing a thief actually worth a damn with good non leveled items to find and steal ? Basically the opposite of the base game .
     
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    Morrowind is like the antithesis to Gothic. Huge world, fucking wiki NPCs, combat isn't collision-based, everything looks floaty, etc. There's none of that believable living world there, hand-crafted and full of personality, rather you've got infinite procedural-like blandness as far as the eye can see.
     
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    I didn't play a thief character but there's no level scaling and loot is hand placed.
     
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  21. Please No Literate

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    Most of those games are nothing like Gothic, they are good, but not alike. They all lean more towards more story focused games, like Demonicon, Technomancer and The Witcher, or more towards TES style games, such as Two Worlds and Enderal.

    All these years later and there still hasn't been a game that captured what Gothic did, even if PB has been remaking that game over and over again since it was released.
     
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  22. Cleric of Asmodeus Learned

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    Yeah. I actually think the From games have the most shared DNA in terms of that Gothic special sauce of exploring and hand crafted stuff, but even they are still not even remotely close to the same thing. Maybe that From game that they are working on with GRRM will be slightly closer.

    I don’t really see a similar appeal at all in Morrowind beyond a superficial level. Morrowind feels like walking around a wax museum while Gothic feels more like a nerd aquarium or something.
     
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  23. Please No Literate

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    Right, the From games have another focus and style, but they are the closest for sure. Especially in how the game world is designed in some aspects.
    They are both open world RPGs and came out around the same time, I think that is about it. At the time they were competing for the same audience, which is why they are compared so much, but they are nothing alike. Morrowind has grand ideas, lore, an unique aesthetic, while Gothic more goes for the smaller but excels at it, it is tighter. Despite being so similar on paper if you trimmed things down to bullet points they came from two different ends, epic fantasy and more pure RPG roots versus an action RPG with more sword and sorcery influences.
     
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  24. Gastrick Educated

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    I'm confused on why some people in this thread think Gothic is the best game ever. Sure it's pretty fun, but it's lacking turn-based team combat, the second half becomes fully linear, broken inventory + broken economy, lack of classes + having to reset and run away from everything at the beginning, unambitious story, 0-personality characters, no OP spells + not very many spells, fairly short. Is the German version that much better, what could I have been missing?
     
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    Slavs got it for free with gaming mags as kids
     
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