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The "I Got A New Game!" Thread

Discussion in 'All Other Games' started by aimeeandbeatles, Sep 20, 2008.

  1. Double A

    Double A ♫We got the guillotine♫

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    Wait is Euro Truck Sim basically just Patrician but with trucks instead of ships?
     
  2. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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    Never thought of it that way bit it has some similarities yes.
     
  3. cardgame

    cardgame Obsessively Opposed to the Typical

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    not really
     
  4. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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    Well similar in that both games start you out hauling cargo and slowly building up your own business.

    It does stop being similar there though.
     
  5. Double A

    Double A ♫We got the guillotine♫

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    So is it just driving around real time in your one vehicle?
     
  6. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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    Mostly yes, it can be very relaxing. Eventually you can build up a business and hire AI drivers to do more work for you, but. haven't gotten that far.
     
  7. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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    Shadorun Returns is $1.69 CAD on Steam today, so I got that finally. Such a low prices it almost feels like I just stole something, plus I used Steam credit so it was practically free.
     
  8. cain3456

    cain3456 Prince

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    Divinity 2: Director's Cut and Crusader Kings II.
     
  9. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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    I received Shadowrun: Dragonfall Director's Cut from Captain2 and The Banner Saga from someone else who doesn't go to this forum. Pretty damn stoked to play these.
     
  10. Leonel

    Leonel Breakfast Connoisseur

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    The Crew. The story is just as stupid as you'd expect and yeah the racing physics are kind of off but I've gotten used to them and it's just fun driving across a digital replica of America.
     
  11. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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  12. Leonel

    Leonel Breakfast Connoisseur

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    I'm a sucker for games that reproduce large areas of a country, gimme a break!
     
  13. scheva007

    scheva007 Prince

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    Since when do race games even have a story? thought that was proven in all those Fast and furious movies
     
  14. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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    Finished The Banner Saga, took about 10 hours I'd guess. On normal. More less was a 9/10 game for me until
    (spoiler: People will die, does not tell whom)
    Spoiler :
    a "lets force a cutscene to show someone being killed even though there is absolutely no way they could have been that close since they were behind the entire rest of my guys and the enemy was literally just shown falling back across the battlemap" which dropped it to a 7/10 (with help from "lets kill off characters that you just spent a whole bunch of points upgrading, and take their item with them).


    Really cool world though, very fun gameplay, some interesting characters although I wish there was more time to explore the world and characters. Some of them aren't around for long (you are kind of in a rush so it makes sense), and I really wish it was longer too. The battle system is pretty neat too.

    Still, looking forward to the sequel.
     
  15. Double A

    Double A ♫We got the guillotine♫

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    I feel absolutely compelled to ask who I shouldn't spend resources on.
     
  16. Dell19

    Dell19 Take a break

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    I haven't read the above in depth but shouldn't those posts be in spoiler tags? Particularly in a thread about buying new games rather than the "I completed a game" thread.
     
  17. Maniacal

    Maniacal the green Napoleon

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    I put a spoiler tag around it and removed when it happens, it shouldn't actually spoil anything.

    Most of them depend on choices you make, and you will still use them in a number of battles so it wasn't entirely wasted. You should still be able to make it through the game regardless, I don't think it will actually completely screw you over. As annoying as it is, it is only really a few people that were a "waste" and I'd say it is definitely worth going in blind the first time despite it. Some of them are a big surprise.

    A second playthrough, which I definitely will do eventually, I will know how to plan it out better but even though some of the battles were challenging I only lost like three.
     
  18. Double A

    Double A ♫We got the guillotine♫

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    I know I should go in blind, and I will, but my munchkin half is trying really hard to get me to google it.
     
  19. Arakhor

    Arakhor Dremora Courtier Moderator

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    On my very first playthrough of KotoR II, I gave Kreia the Two-Weapon fighting feat at 1st-level. That went down well...
     
  20. Double A

    Double A ♫We got the guillotine♫

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    That must've been really h
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    elpful.
     

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