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Say one SHITTY thing about a GOOD game

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by kreight, Dec 31, 2020.

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  1. Shackleton Arcane Patron

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    I am once again reminded that 'good game' is very much a subjective term...
     
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  2. cursed Savant

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    Arcanum has shitty combat.
    VtMB has shitty combat.
    Fallout 1 and 2 have shit inventory UIs.
    Baldur's Gate II drags on a bit in the middle, and has annoying companions.
    Planescape: Torment has the Curst Prison.
    ToEE has the Village of Hommlet.
     
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  3. Harry Easter Savant

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    And really shitty combat.
     
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  4. cursed Savant

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    The beauty of KotC1 is in its simplicity. Every thing unnecessary to the core experience is removed.
     
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  5. cursed Savant

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    Knights of the chalice is too reliant on initiative rolls. If you don’t get a good one on the first round, in some battles, you may as well just reload then and there.
     
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    New Vegas has a bland setting and the potato color palette is horrible.
     
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  7. Fedora Master Arcane Patron

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    Dwarf Fortess is gay now.
     
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    Trails of Cold Steel’s writing is too twee.
     
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    The way that kingmaker handles sneak attack and enemy AI is awful.

    I mean, I love the game, but why the enemy who can cast dimensional door decides to walk into a zone fulfilled with sirrocos, magma deadly earth, cloudkills and etc?
     
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  10. Gargaune Scholar

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    Bugbears.
     
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  11. KeighnMcDeath RPG Codex Boomer

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    Final Fantasy never ends.
     
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  12. DalekFlay Arcane Patron

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    Was gonna say this, brofist.

    • Morrowind's default starting walking speed is ridiculously slow and meant to pad the game out, and it sucks.
    • Deus Ex: Human Revolution's ending is a horrible, horrible button choice with zero preceding differences.
    • Pathfinder Kingmaker's bullshit kingdom management is a tedious slog with arbitrary challenges and turning it off was glitchy as fuck at release.
    • Resident Evil 4 controls like ass.
    • FEAR has repetitive as hell level visuals.
    • Prey gives you way too many neuromods.
    • Wolfenstein: The New Order has too many fucking cutscenes.
     
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    Title says GOOD GAME
     
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  14. Gastrick Educated

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    Gothic 1 had a bad story with your main character being the prophecized hero. This thread would be better if the topic was instead "several shitty things."
     
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    Every PB game has trash-tier translation.
     
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    Witcher 3 has bad itemization.
     
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    Every aspect of Arcanum that is not writing or reactivity related is shitty. Particularily the combat.
     
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    What about the setting, the character creation, the music, the art direction?
     
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    Spellcasting is not tied to writing and amazing. I can cast disintegrate into objects lie doors, windows and etc. Even the heaviest iron door

    That said so many RPG's has a caster capable of disintegrating colossal sized dragons but unable to use it on a wooden door...

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    FNV -> Enemies are too bullet sponge and hardcore should make you and the enemies more "human" in survivabiilty.
     
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    Underrail PSI nerf. No fun allowed

    Mount & Blade the Second: Bonerlord isn't finished yet

    Divinity Original Sin 2 had source magic which was only a bit more powerful than regular spells at best which made the idea of sourcerers being these mighty beings underwhelming at a gameplay standpoint.

    Arcanum, Morrowind and VTMB has terrible combat

    Trap Shrine/Legend are too short, gameplay not to be intended if you know what I mean

    Hitman 1 and 2 Has that god awful always online shtick going for it

    Kingdoms of Amalur is super generic in both it's story and the look of the world in general

    Evenicle has some VERY questionable sex scenes to put it lightly
     
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    Icewind Dale is too linear and it's scope is too unambitious.

    Baldur's Gate should have had a more extensive and involved questline in Chapter 5 instead of just being able to waltz into Iron Throne HQ.

    Fallouts have bad combat and poor encounter design.

    Arcanum
    has even worse combat.

    Morrowind's
    systems are too easily broken.

    Thief 1 is too easy without self-imposed restriction of ghosting levels.
     
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  22. Harry Easter Savant

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    Pathfinder: Kingmaker is liked by the codex.
     
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    I suppose to some degree this is true, but for many of them it really adds to the charm and sarcastic wit somehow. With Risen 2 for example, it was the dialog that kept me playing through those corridor islands.
     
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    Witcher 1 autistic dialogue
     
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    More steam games going to gog.
     
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