I'm currently starting up MotB with my OC character, and I think I found out why I like it so much better:
1) No elves
2) No dwarves
3) No English countryside
Whatcu got against the sturdy beard-folk? Everyone should be crazy for dwarves after watching The Hobbit.
After 6-7 hours I finally left Taris!! Woohoo!!
I hope the game gets more interesting from here on..
There's also some interesting parallels with the plot of Baldur's Gate and it seems like it was made for people who played it before and paid attention to the lore.
The actual 'detective' bit of the game is shite - absolute random guesswork based on total nonsense - and that's a real shame.
Someone described it well when they said it was better to see it as you being in control of a psychotic madman stumbling through a career in the Police - that, and that fantastic article about the guy who took his Dad (who'd lived in LA and been a Policeman at the time) around the game to see how realistic it was (and it was VERY realistic with a few clangers) make the game totally worthwhile - if not, perhaps, a game...
Just finished walking dead and figured I choose dialogues based on how cool they are.Like "Keep that hair short" and stuff.A person can be both cool and emotional though.
Just finished Stalker: SoC for the first time using Complete Mod 2009. Really a great experience. I still think that the beginning is quiet terrible, but once you reach the Garage it really opens up. I completed the game with one of the false endings (I want to be rich!) as I didnt want to go back to the starting area again. Doh!
So, Dark Souls is next!
That's some heavy dosage gaming there Herzog. Lighten it up with something as well.
After beating Antichamber, playing Torchland 2 and Crusader Kings 2 on the side, I started Risen which has been on the backlog for too long.
I never played Gothic 3 but Gothic 2 used to be one of my favourite games many, many moons ago. Well, the paralleles are obvious, down to the somewhat clunky interface. I remember that in the old Gothics you had to move every piece of currency individually if you wanted to trade something so I count that as progress. It still feels like something straight from the 90s but at least it's tolerable now. The combat itself is also very Gothic: clunky, brutal and absolutely relentless. Stray away two steps from the road and get pulverized by the local fauna. I also died a couple of times because I mistook regular wolves for the weaker hungry wolves. How silly of me.
After helping out a bit on some farm I accidentally ended up with the local inquisition. It was a bit unexpected, especially since their primary recruitment method appears to be attempted murder. Very Gothic, I'll admit that much. In their headquarters I began training with the staff and after a series of fairly difficult fights against other "recruits" I now have to win against my "master" who uses a sword instead of a staff, mainly because I beat up his smug friend in a fair training fight. Petty bastard. This fight seems to be physically impossible as he takes off about 2/3 of my health with a single hit and when I hit him it's barely visible. Might as well chalk up Risen for the worst tutorial thread.
I skipped the mission in the end.
I just bought Dark Souls from GAME for £12.99, not bad, as nothing beats having a physical boxed copy in my opinion, especially when makers like these and Bethesda give you some lovely goodies with it. Anyway, I hope it's as good as you guys make it out to be!
Bit annoyed though as I thought it required Steam to play, so I go and activate the key with Steam then realise it can be ran seperately. So now I have it linked to my Steam account and as it's own game install. I guess that isn't such a bad thing. Should I download and run it from Steam or seperately :/
Also bought Lord of the Rings BFME2 CE for £15, bargain, considering it goes for a lot more online. The game disk has had some use so it has dropped it's value, but it's still in good condition and everything else is pretty much spotless. Used to love this game!
AGHHHH! GAMES FOR WINDOWS LIVE! THERE'S MY ANSWER!
Off to Steam we go.
Currently playing Simraceway (which I drop in and out of regularly), War Thunder (which is awesome), Borderlands 2 (naturally) and I guess Battlefield 3 at short notice depending on whether or not I see my clanmates online soon. I haven't played in some time, they probably think/hope I'm dead.
I've been playing a bit of Warframe today and I can see myself sticking with it for a while. It's a lot like Mass Effect 3 multiplayer, but with a stage progression and randomly generated levels.