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RPG Thread XVI Supports Project Eternity's Kickstarter


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#841 camoor

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Posted 02 October 2012 - 09:12 PM

HAHAHA Fuck trees. This thread is now about Obsidian's next RPG.



"It’s not as if people stopped wanting games like Icewind Dale or Baldur’s Gate, it was more that BioWare moved on as a studio and Black Isle went away. I hear from people all the time that they run out of the newer games to play and go back and play Baldur’s Gate 2 or Torment for the fifth or sixth time."


I hate how it's for PC only.

PC - yuck.

#842 j-cart

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Posted 02 October 2012 - 09:22 PM

I hate how it's for PC only.

PC - yuck.



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#843 R. Kasahara

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Posted 02 October 2012 - 10:12 PM

Speaking of PC, I'm thinking of playing Torchlight again.

As for Suikoden V, it's good so far, but the beginning section is slow, like a couple of you said (I'm currently visiting Stormwind for the first time). The writing's good, though, so at least it's not boring :-P
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#844 The Crotch

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Posted 02 October 2012 - 10:47 PM

Do you not own a computer, camoor?

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 01:16 AM

Yo D-Hog: these strings too ponderous for you?

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#846 GhostShark

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 01:25 AM

Speaking of PC, I'm thinking of playing Torchlight again.

As for Suikoden V, it's good so far, but the beginning section is slow, like a couple of you said (I'm currently visiting Stormwind for the first time). The writing's good, though, so at least it's not boring :-P


It's not everday you see the Alliance capital show up in a JRPG. :-P
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#847 R. Kasahara

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 01:30 AM

Had a feeling I got the name wrong. I meant Stormfist, obviously :-P
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#848 Zmonkay

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 02:49 PM

Yo D-Hog: these strings too ponderous for you?


Oh, dat music. Yep, that's a good tone alright. *Queues up Icewind Dale and BG OSTs
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#849 The Crotch

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 10:38 PM



The main text of the update: http://www.kickstart...ty/posts/321413

Classes are the very basic variety, save for the cipher.

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#850 SinOfHeart

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 10:42 PM

I love the new artwork for Project Eternity.
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#851 Indignate

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 10:44 PM

I love the new artwork for Project Eternity.

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People with plate armor and a musket. Duh.

#852 The Crotch

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 10:47 PM

Demi-lancers and the like, generally.

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Josh Sawyer said she's not a "gun-only" character, though; the gun is basically just a single-use Fuck-you option in a fight.

EDIT: Hah, is that a monster trying to pull her off the platform by her loincloth thing?

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#853 SinOfHeart

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 10:50 PM

People with plate armor and a musket. Duh.


Maybe she just has a death wish, I honestly don't see a musket as being a weapon of choice in a mob fight with unarmed enemies (since you know reloading is going to be so slow). I honestly don't know why she doesn't just borrow the sword from the guy who can clearly use magic and is casting a spell.

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#854 The Crotch

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 11:01 PM

I don't see anything wrong with taking a shot at the nearest enemy then switching to regular weapons (in her case, hammer-and-shield). Or in wearing armour while doing so.

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#855 SinOfHeart

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 11:06 PM

I don't see anything wrong with taking a shot at the nearest enemy then switching to regular weapons (in her case, hammer-and-shield). Or in wearing armour while doing so.


Well aiming would be a bitch in heavy armor so she probably isn't going to hit anything with her one shot, and I also don't see a hammer, but I guess she can shield bash them repeatedly, but not really since she isn't going to be able to bend very well with all that armor on so she's going to have to wait for them to actually climb up. I mean maybe she's just cooling her heels firing her gun until they actually get to a position where she can fight them... until she falls to her death from her loincloth mishap.

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#856 Indignate

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 11:12 PM

Maybe the hammer is just going to randomly appear like it would in a game?

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 11:14 PM


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#858 The Crotch

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 11:15 PM

Well aiming would be a bitch in heavy armor so she probably isn't going to hit anything with her one shot, and I also don't see a hammer, but I guess she can shield bash them repeatedly, but not really since she isn't going to be able to bend very well with all that armor on so she's going to have to wait for them to actually climb up. I mean maybe she's just cooling her heels firing her gun until they actually get to a position where she can fight them... until she falls to her death from her loincloth mishap.

At, like, three feet from a giant crowd of heads, aim doesn't rally matter too much.

But yeah, they seem terrified of drawing that fucking hammer that they insist totally exists.

But then, the dwarf with the bow wouldn't be terribly useful getting swarmed in close quarters either, would she?

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#859 Indignate

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 11:17 PM

The last time I saw so much excitement over someone doing a mundane task such as swiping a card was when Light ate potato chips.

#860 GhostShark

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 11:20 PM

It could be a magical gun. It's fantasy, common sense is pretty much out of the window at that point.
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#861 SinOfHeart

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 11:20 PM

The last time I saw so much excitement over someone doing a mundane task such as swiping a card was when Light ate potato chips.


I honestly hadn't seen a mecha show where every action needed approval until Gaogaigar. (That button seriously gets broken, and I guess replaced, every time he transforms).


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#862 JasonTerminator

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 11:39 PM

Thoughts on "An Old-School RPG by Brenda Brathwaite and Tom Hall!" Kickstarter? http://www.kickstart...ite-and-tom-hal

John Romero is in there too, but you can hardly tell from the Kickstarter page.
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#863 Indignate

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 11:46 PM

People using terms like old-school or classic RPGs to induce nostagia so people will give them money is getting a little worn.

#864 Indignate

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 11:51 PM

Seriously, they say "old-school" 15 times, and that's not counting the times they use it as the title of the game.

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 11:56 PM

They don't really give alot of details about their plans, other then generic stuff that's in every RPG like "Solve lots of quests" and "Recruit NPCs"...

#866 Indignate

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 11:59 PM

Don't forget that it's an old-school way of solving lots of quest and recruiting NPCs.

#867 The Crotch

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 01:05 AM

Saw that earlier. Super light on the details. They throw the name Anachronox around a bit, so I'll at least keep an eye on it.

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 06:19 PM

FF8 gets so much worse as soon as you put in the 2nd disc. Desert Prison -> Missile Base, ughhh

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 06:45 PM

BTW, Atlus announced Etrian Odyssey 4 for early 2013.

#870 The Crotch

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 06:47 PM

I barely remember anything from FF8 after the first disk. There was a space bit and you meet Laguna and you get a severely nerfed Edea - that was her name, right? - for a tiny bit and... other than that, I got nothin'.

EDIT: Oh, and wasn't there some pick-the-instrument minigame shit?

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