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Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by Konjad, Apr 7, 2016.

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  1. Konjad High on potatoes Patron

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    And some time earlier I have completed Presursors, a decent open world RPG.

    Here's what I wrote about it in another topic:

     
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    Some time ago I also completed Cargo! - The quest for gravity, I wrote a short review for Codex, but I can't find it anymore (was it deleted by infinitron?), luckily I also kept a copy, so here it goes:

    TL;DR: meh

    Looks like it was pulled out of Steam.
     
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  4. Konjad High on potatoes Patron

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    #note to self

    During next summer holidays, if job allows, (re)play some of the following titles:

    Prelude to Darkness (will be the third playthrough)
    Tension (will be the fifth playthrough)
    Arcanum (will be the third playthrough)
    Gothic 1 & 2 (whichever playthrough it could be... fifth?)
    Neverwinter Nights mod Diabeł w Kamieniu (never finished before, give priority)
    Gorky 17 (will be the third playthrough)
    Dungeon Siege (never finished before)
    Ultima mods to Dungeon Siege
    Sacred (second playthrough)
    Soulbringer (never finished, give priority)
    Dwarf Fortress (make amazing fortress, cat farms, and elf catapults) *
    Space Hulk: Ascension (not played before, give priority)
    Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines

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    Games to buy & play:
    Baldur's Gate: Siege of Dragonspear
    Europa Universalis IV and Mandate of Heaven add-on



    Titles to anticipate:
    Divinity OS 2
    Pathologic Remake
     
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  5. Lilura RPG Codex Dragon Lady

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    Well, it's better than the lolUnities.
     
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    Not really.
     
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    Time flies so fast, especially once you start living with a girlfriend. I can't believe I did not update this thread for one year and a half!

    In the meantime I have completed four more RPGs:

    Sacred
    The best hack'n slash game I have ever played. I enjoyed it a lot, even though I don't like this genre much. Exploring the world and collecting new equipment gave me a lot of pleasure and I felt free to go wherever and whenever I wanted on the open map without any limits.

    Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
    Thankfully there is no more boss fights like in the previous game, which pissed me off enormously, and now the game feels like a proper game finally, without annoying mini-games.

    The story is fairly interesting and even captivating at times, the environment looks great. Although a large part of the game happens outside the areas are tiny. The game allows for a bloodless play-through, which is a really nice thing for people who actually don't play RPGs to murder and kill.

    + decent story
    + interesting dialogues
    + the game rewards avoiding violence!
    + some choices & consequences
    + no stupid mini-games
    + piss-filter from Deus Ex 3 is no longer present, the game world looks more natural

    - no captivating characters, although they are alright
    - tiny areas
    - short (took me 16h to finish with most side quests)
    - gunplay is average
    - different approaches to objectives sometimes possible, but usually very limited


    If you enjoyed Deus Ex 3, then you will enjoy Deus Ex 4, which happens to be even better than the previous game, albeit also shorter. If you never played modern Deus Exes, then I'd say go with 3 first as 4 is a continuation of the story. Overall, Deus Ex 4 is worth getting on a sale, and for the really cheap price it recently hits during Steam sales I'd say it's a recommended purchase. It's short, but if you don't pay too much you can enjoy it pretty well while it lasts.


    Mars: War Logs
    For a -75% discount price it hits on Steam sales I recommend it to get for the time when you have no other RPG to play or just for one weekend at home.

    It's average, but definitely playable. Has an interesting setting as well, but you don't get to find out much about it and the game is just 8 hours long.

    + interesting setting
    + gloomy and atmospheric music
    + somewhat intriguing story at times

    = voice acting is meh, but you get used to it

    - dialogues are often silly
    - maps are just tiny corridors
    - UI straight from a console
    - short (8h long)



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    I have also played and abandoned my walkthrough of the following games:

    Kingdom Come: Deliverance - got a game-breaking bug, but already lost interest in it. I expected the game to be somewhat more engaging.
    Divinity: Original Sin 2 - Boredomfest after the Fort. Plot seemed uninteresting, side quests were just fillers and the map was not really made for open exploration
    Sacred 2 - why was it even made?
     
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    How long did it take you to complete Sacred? The game seems massive.
     
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    Since I see it is not only RPG there, can you add (they are not necessarily good, except the last one which is a masterpiece) but they are interesting,

    I am not a monster (Tactical game, sometimes boring as f**k, sometimes masterpiece)
    Eastshade (Oblivion without guns. Or combat of any sort. Real RPG, surprisingly interesting to play)
    DEX (2D cyberpunk RPG)
    Ride Like The Wind, the new King of The Dragon Pass)
    Renowned Explorers (did I say it was a masterpiece ? That’s all there is to say)
     
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  11. Konjad High on potatoes Patron

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    Not related solely to RPGs, but I have finally took the time to sort games in my Steam library. It took quite a long while to do it. I've found out even some games I've bought and never ended up playing that do look interesting, and other that seem interesting but were in some bundle and I never gave them a try. Doing it I realized that instead of waiting for new games and looking on stores for some old obscure ones all I need is just to look at my own Steam library and see what I haven't played yet.

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    You dumb motherfucker.
     
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  13. Lilura RPG Codex Dragon Lady

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    Have you yet played Jagged Alliance 2 and Silent Storm?

    I see that you rank Morrowind and its expansions above the likes of ToEE, Icewind Dale and IWD2.

    Mmm...
     
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  14. Konjad High on potatoes Patron

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    I played JA2.

    Recently I've also completed Cyberpunk 2077 ( :5/5::0/5:, I remove CDPR from my list of interest, CP was just a mediocre shooter), Two Worlds II: Call of Tenebrae ( :4/5::0/5:) and Vendetta: Curse of Raven's Cry ( :5/5::3/5:). Before that I've also played through 嗜血印 (:5/5::2/5:), though it's hack'n slash, but since I added Diablo to my list, might as well this.
     
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