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RPG's with pretty death animations

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by Blutwurstritter, Aug 17, 2020.

  1. Blutwurstritter Learned

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    I very much enjoy the over the top death animations from Fallout 1,2, Tactics. I don't recall any other other rpg with such satisfying animations. Are there any other rpg's where death is welcomed in a such an eye-pleasing manner ?
    The next game that i could think of was Diablo 2 but it isn't even a close second. Wastelands 2 was also better than average but not great. Turning enemies into gibblets in the infinity engine games is also nice but sadly limited to one effect. I am also aware of Die by the Sword and Severance but they lack the impact of the short lived over the top animations.
     
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    No.
    You want, you can look up cartel gore though.
     
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  3. jackofshadows Savant

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    Age od Decadence actually has some amount of pretty cool death animations. No dismemberment though.

    I'm not 100% sure but I think there were added some more later.

    Oh, how I wish Underrail would have had at least some of thouse :negative:
     
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    Never played it but slicing people apart looked pretty fun in W3.
     
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    Anvil of Dawn
     
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    Bias aside, Battle Brothers. People look crazy fucked up depending on what killed them.
     
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    Jagged Alliance 2.
     
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    P:KM has some nice ones AND some nice comments by your companions. Regongar for example yells "Let's see what your entrails look like!" while an enemy explodes in blood and gore under a critical. Elemental attacks like acid also have some special animations like dissolving the corpse.
     
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    Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Make the Codex Great Again! Grab the Codex by the pussy Bubbles In Memoria
    Quest for Glory -series and its copycats.

     
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    Cant remember how Gothic1/2 animation looked but the death scream is stuck in my brain forever.
     
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    Fallout is unmatched.
     
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    Total Distortion had a unique one:
     
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    Expeditions: Viking. The animation when you stab someone to death
     
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    Just keep going!

     
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    Arcanum tries to mimic Fallout with its death animations, but kind of falls flat. Might be because of subpar sound effects or the combat system in general.
    Eviscerating someone with a crit in Fallout just feels right.
     
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    Mortal Kombat. (My cousin-in-law told me that MK is an RPG now.)
     
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    Diablo 2.
     
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    It seems so, i had a faint hope that i might have missed a game. I know all the games that have been mentioned so far except Anvil of Dawn and Total Distortion, but none of those surpass Fallout. There are a bunch of adventures and games from other genres that have nice death animations but i am looking specifically for rpgs.
     
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    It definitely had a few great ones.
    [​IMG]
     
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    (maybe stretching the definition of rpg a tiny bit)
     
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  24. Blutwurstritter Learned

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    Those are great. Do enemies have likewise elegant death woes or is it limited to the players demise ?
     
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  25. Blutwurstritter Learned

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    I don't consider it a fully fledged rpg, so i didn't mention it, i've played it extensively vs my brothers on Amiga in the past. It certainly has some of the best death animations out there. Battle Chess on Amiga is also good.

     
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