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So Drakensang...

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by Bahamut, May 29, 2012.

  1. barghwata Savant

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    Is that even possible?
     
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  2. fantadomat Arcane Edgy Wumao

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    Ahh actually it is more of a better version of baldur's gate. Grune pandu is just butthurt. Ahh just check out some videos of the game and decide for yourself. Tho river of time is the better one,shame that it is not released on gog :(.
     
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  3. Dodo1610 Magister

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    Great but River of Time is still missing. I still own the DVD version that doesn't work on Win10 because of the garbage DRM they were using.
    If you want a german Neverwinter Nights 2 with a much more complex RPG system then yes. Though I would recomend playing the sequel since it does every single thing better than the first one.
     
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  4. fantadomat Arcane Edgy Wumao

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    Ahh it is not fair to call it a nwn2 just because they have the same camera :). NWN2 AI is the worst one i have seen in my life,it is terrible.
     
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  5. Are you ever sober, dude?
     
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  6. fantadomat Arcane Edgy Wumao

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    Are you even a german,mustafa ?
     
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  7. barghwata Savant

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    Wait..... they have the same camera?....... yeah i'll pass.
     
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  8. V_K Arcane

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    No, they actually have some of the best camera controls in a 3D party-based RPG. And level design is way more interesting than in NWN, especially in the sequel.
    The one downside of the series (or not, depending on your perspective) is that combat, while isometric in presentation, under the hood is closer to a blobber. So don't expect positioning to matter much.
     
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  9. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Strap Yourselves In Serpent in the Staglands Shadorwun: Hong Kong Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker
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  10. Max Heap Arcane

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    Alright games if you like the setting.
    Especially the second one has some unique charm to it. The Dark Eye is an aquired taste though. It is drenched with the kind of german autism you'd normally just find in the simulation section of a european game store or in a back alley model train museum.
     
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  11. abnaxus Arcane Patron

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    Shame English voice-over of River of Time is abysmal except for Ardo and Forgrimm.
     
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  12. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Not a huge amount of voiced dialogue to tolerate anyway.
     
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  13. coldcrow Prophet Patron

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    Err, the german version version of River of time is one of the best auditory experiences, VO considered. TDE has some cult following in germany and they really pulled out all the stops to activate it. A similar, but not quite as good phenomenom can be heard in Enderal.
    One major difference between the english and german verions is, that in the latter, each ambient NPC talk is fully voiced, in high quality to boot (actually funny). I consider The River of Time the best german RPG and actually one of the best CRPGS ever, not only because the german version has one of the best VO of any game I heard.
    Competitors would be: Bloodlines, Sacrifice.
     
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  14. Voice over quality is the most important criterion every rpg game should be rated by.

    Good rpg games should have all text read to me.
    Sadly we are still in stone age as even the best rpg games force you to read the answers before deciding.
    Item descriptions, maps, what attack you used and the current hp of anyone in combat still arent voiced.

    Theres a lot to voice over till we get the perfect rpg game.
     
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    theres even a proto-miltiades quest in drakensang, where you pay some merchant 1000 gold ducats (huge amount) to buy a ship and you get a boat!
    fortunately you can chase after the merchant and take your money back, but not his head.
     
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  16. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Can read the text thrice over by the time VAs finish acting it out.
     
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    Codex 2012 Strap Yourselves In Dead State Project: Eternity Codex USB, 2014 Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    The first game is pretty mediocre and forgettable, mostly due really bland quests, writing and constant backtracking.

    The second game is better in pretty much every aspect and is well worth playing. The story is scaled down from saving the world to trying to prevent civil war and it manages to be much more interesting. Long backtracking that plagued the first game is fixed by adding ability to teleport to certain locations. The game also gave much more options to use non combat skills, which in first game mostly revolved about getting bigger reward when finishing quests.
     
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  18. moleman Savant Patron

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    River of Time is very good. But fuck that crabmonster under the Efferd-Temple.

    Seriously, fuck that thing.
     
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  19. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Got two words for you: rat dungeon.
     
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  20. ColCol Arcane

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    This, I think I remember one quest where you're putting time into finding cultists and when you do find them and have an encounter.....it's literally like a small amount of people armed with knives who get bodied quickly. Among one of the dullest pgs I have ever played.
     
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  21. V_K Arcane

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    It's about the journey, not the destination.
     
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  22. Clink Educated

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    Don’t know why but I always confuse it with Drakengard.
     
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  23. Maxie Guest

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    I've only two Agree ratings to spare on your generic opinions regarding Drakensang, settle it among yourselves who gets them
     
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  24. fantadomat Arcane Edgy Wumao

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    That one was pretty easy mate,it was not resistant to injuries and you could kill it by giving it 5 from what i remember. But yeah it is hard boss otherwise. The first one is a lot harder than river of times.
     
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  25. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    It wasn't difficult, aye. Tedious though. Real fucking tedious.
     
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