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 Post subject: Re: What are you playing?
PostPosted: Tue October 09, 2018 10:40 pm 
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Yeah, but the grunts were previously limited to specific levels, like in platformers; or a limited explorable area, like in older Metal Gear games. Combining grunts with massive open worlds is on another level. I can only take out so many pickup trucks of dumb bad guys in Hope County before my eyes start to glaze over and my thumbs are starting to go numb.


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 Post subject: Re: What are you playing?
PostPosted: Wed October 10, 2018 1:40 am 
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The grunts/boss cycle has been a staple or gaming for years. As every game seems to be adapting RPG elements this is only going to become more prevalent.


I get that but somebody needs to break the trends in these superhero games.. they have an entire universe of villains... imagine if spiderman comics had 1 issue vs a major villain n the next 5 were against random grunts


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Monkey_Driven wrote:
The grunts/boss cycle has been a staple or gaming for years. As every game seems to be adapting RPG elements this is only going to become more prevalent.


I get that but somebody needs to break the trends in these superhero games.. they have an entire universe of villains... imagine if spiderman comics had 1 issue vs a major villain n the next 5 were against random grunts


If the game was just 10 boss fights everyone would complain the game was too short. There would also be no sequel because every villian would be beaten. There needs to be a happy balance. In Spider-Man for instance, most of the goon fights/grind are entirely optional side quests. The main storyline is compelling and has a great flow.

There's also development cost that needs to be considered. Those boss fights take considerable more resources to make.

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 Post subject: Re: What are you playing?
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I'm not saying be like cuphead with 90% bosses, but make it more of a 50 50 thing.. spiderman has like hundreds of villains, you'll never run out


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I'm not saying be like cuphead with 90% bosses, but make it more of a 50 50 thing.. spiderman has like hundreds of villains, you'll never run out


Maybe the second game will have more bosses?

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 Post subject: Re: What are you playing?
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Not even so much boss fights just incorporate regular spiderman villains into parts of the game


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Not even so much boss fights just incorporate regular spiderman villains into parts of the game


There are at least 11 Spider-Man villians/antagonists in this game.

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Well that's cool


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Well that's cool


With likely more in the DLC.

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 Post subject: Re: What are you playing?
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Monkey_Driven wrote:
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Well that's cool


With likely more in the DLC.


Completely forgot about dlc


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 Post subject: Re: What are you playing?
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I'm still tryna beat Elliot Quest, so I can move on to Hollow Knight.


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 Post subject: Re: What are you playing?
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finally beat Elliot Quest, and bought Hollow Knight.

it's fun, but hard as hell.


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 Post subject: Re: What are you playing?
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At least it's not as hard as Cuphead. Mother fuckin' Cuphead.


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 Post subject: Re: What are you playing?
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Borrowed FarCry 5 from my brother in law.

I'm not really seeing what all the hate is about. So far it's pretty standard Far Cry fare. The story is maybe a little dumber than the others i guess.


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 Post subject: Re: What are you playing?
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mf wrote:
Borrowed FarCry 5 from my brother in law.

I'm not really seeing what all the hate is about. So far it's pretty standard Far Cry fare. The story is maybe a little dumber than the others i guess.


I wouldn't say I hated it. I was just disappointed that it was just more of the same after the initial opening.

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 Post subject: Re: What are you playing?
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Monkey_Driven wrote:
mf wrote:
Borrowed FarCry 5 from my brother in law.

I'm not really seeing what all the hate is about. So far it's pretty standard Far Cry fare. The story is maybe a little dumber than the others i guess.


I wouldn't say I hated it. I was just disappointed that it was just more of the same after the initial opening.

ditto. fun game for ten hours, but the formula wore thin fast


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 Post subject: Re: What are you playing?
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I've been playing Rocket League on handheld Switch every chance I get, which isn't very often but I had a few hours to play over the weekend which was nice. Also, about 30 minutes this morning and last night. :)

I'm getting pretty good, I think.

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Playing through the Last of Us New Game Plus to get the platinum. Survivor or Grounded difficulty is really the only way to play to truly immerse yourself in the experience. Plan to finish it before Red Dead next weekend.

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Started playing Batman Origins last night. After having played the Rocksteady series - this one is seriously lacking....... something

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NBA playgrounds was so good.. while 2 is still pretty neat, I see 2k scumbags got their greedy microtransaction paws all over it now


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