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Ross's Game Dungeon (from Freeman's Mind guy)

Rahdulan

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Ross occasionally really puts his spectrum on full display. Like the initial ranting about resource management and characters. He gets too deadset on playing in one specific way and then blames the game for not bending backwards to 100% support it. I just don't know.
 
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I remember seeing this game back in the day and thinking it looked pretty cool, but never got around to buying it. Glad I never did, because that looks like crap.
That said, a hour and a half? Thought Ross was trying to scale these back. That's a feature length presentation for a game that doesn't really deserve it. Should have been another half-hour long one.
 

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His Division video was better.
Complaining about bikini armor is such a low-hanging fruit at this point i can't comprehend how can anyone feel smart for pointing out it's ridiculousness. A question of how you can justify all women wearing it in a fantasy world would make for a more monocled discussion.
 
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. A question of how you can justify all women wearing it in a fantasy world would make for a more monocled discussion.
The answer is easy: It's fantasy.
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Usually the complaint isn't about historical accuracy but about practicality (i haven't watched that video to see if that is what Ross mentions though).
 

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Usually the complaint isn't about historical accuracy but about practicality (i haven't watched that video to see if that is what Ross mentions though).

He goes autistic about how he wouldn't have a problem with her wearing that outfit in contexts other than melee combat, it's only melee combat where it makes no sense. The also skimpily dressed barbarian chick he has no problem with, because her outfit is more of a tribal thing than a BDSM-looking thing.

So yeah, just the kind of worldbuilding autism we know and love from Ross.
 

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He should stick to games that don't require much ... Not sure if I want to use the word "skill", but definitely something close. His best game videos involve adventure games and closely related genres.
He's a storyfag. Plain simple
 

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He goes autistic about how he wouldn't have a problem with her wearing that outfit in contexts other than melee combat, it's only melee combat where it makes no sense. The also skimpily dressed barbarian chick he has no problem with, because her outfit is more of a tribal thing than a BDSM-looking thing.

I'll watch the video at some point later but based on this description i'd agree with him - melee combat with bikini outfit doesn't make sense indeed *unless* that is part of the worldbuilding itself (e.g. the woman is part of a tribe/clan/race/whatever where women do dress like that).
 

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Watched the entire video, it's got your typical Ross style worldbuilding autism where he scrutinizes every detail of the story and art design on how much sense it makes in-setting. Also lots of complaining about the game being tedious and frustrating... I mean, it's a Diablo clone made by an (IIRC) Eastern European dev so of course it's frustrating and tedious. They all are.
 

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I found his reviews are best when he is clearly enjoying the game(even if it's very flawed) as an opposite to when he is clearly not.
 

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Usually the complaint isn't about historical accuracy but about practicality (i haven't watched that video to see if that is what Ross mentions though).

He goes autistic about how he wouldn't have a problem with her wearing that outfit in contexts other than melee combat, it's only melee combat where it makes no sense. The also skimpily dressed barbarian chick he has no problem with, because her outfit is more of a tribal thing than a BDSM-looking thing.

So yeah, just the kind of worldbuilding autism we know and love from Ross.
Its a hot vampire chick, its clearly going for that kind of over the top fantasy visuals, its a hot vampire chick. I don't get giving the amazon a pass when vampires have just as much "justification". It is clearly whining for the sake of whining.
Watched the entire video, it's got your typical Ross style worldbuilding autism where he scrutinizes every detail of the story and art design on how much sense it makes in-setting. Also lots of complaining about the game being tedious and frustrating... I mean, it's a Diablo clone made by an (IIRC) Eastern European dev so of course it's frustrating and tedious. They all are.
At this point I just assume any time the game is a ARPG its going to be some mind-numbing tedium. Ross has the absolute worse luck when it comes to the genre, and its clearly not a lack of skill.
 

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I also got the impression that the armor she had on wasn't really for tanking like any other armor. Avoidance is her defense.
 

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Complaining about bikini armor is such a low-hanging fruit at this point i can't comprehend how can anyone feel smart for pointing out it's ridiculousness.

Well, Poland is 30 years behind the rest of Western *cough* Civilisation on these vital matters.

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At this point I just assume any time the game is a ARPG its going to be some mind-numbing tedium. Ross has the absolute worse luck when it comes to the genre, and its clearly not a lack of skill.
It's because the genre is filled with utter trash. Most Diablo clones of the 00s were just cheap cash-cows to jump on the bandwagon of Diablo's success. Only a few (Sacred, Titan Quest) were actually good. Most are total crap.

I still liked the genre in my teenage years, and I played a lot of these Eurojank Diablo clones. Not one of them was good. Not one.
 

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Haven't watched his latest video yet but Gothos was the last review of his that I actually enjoyed.
 

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