There's a lot to be excited about right now.

Discussion in 'General Gaming and Hardware Forum' started by NotAcasul, May 11, 2016.

  1. AskWazzup

    AskWazzup Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!

    Aug 21, 2008
    Not once have i seen someone refer to Diablo 3, or Borderlands as "deep rpgs".
     
  2. The Dutch Ghost

    The Dutch Ghost Grouchy old man of NMA Moderator

    Jan 11, 2004
    "But it is so boring and all those numbers...", "But why can't I join both the Iron Order and their enemies the Blood Blades? I could be like a counter spy even if the game does not take that into account.", "So why can't my character romance the lightning elemental, the Iskarin demon of which it is not clear if it is a male or female as human genders do not apply to its species, or the Headmaster of an order of warriors monks who has sworn abstinence, and pursue a gay relation ship with the dwarf on my team?". "Why are none of these characters voiced?" "What?! my character's skills determines if he/she is capable of doing damage to an enemy and the amount of damage you do?", "I do all these quests for these villagers and I am still considered just an upstanding citizen favored by the people, why don't these people realize I am the messiah reincarnated."
     
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  3. Kohno

    Kohno Water Chip? Been There, Done That

    Jul 30, 2009
    This thread is depressing.
     
  4. Sergeant Politeness

    Sergeant Politeness Where'd That 6th Toe Come From?

    Jun 20, 2015
    It's already happening. For some people, Fallout 3 is a masterpiece and Fallout 4 a dumbed down casual game. It's quite funny actually.
     
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  5. MutantScalper

    MutantScalper Dark side in da houssah

    Nov 22, 2009
    Hmm, if that's true then too bad. I really liked the first part. About the only game mentioned here (except maybe the new Stalker?) that I'm at all interested.
     
  6. mithrap

    mithrap Ring a ding-ding, baby

    May 17, 2016
    Let's not forget the next title from Obsidian : "Tyranny", which looks very, very interesting. Reminds me of the Legacy of Kain setting, in the form of an isometric RPG. In other words, it could be a dream come true.

    There's also the fan made Van Buren which makes me very excited.

    I absolutely LOVED Soma, and I hope that Frictional Games will give us a hint of what they're working on, now. It's a studio which has earned my total trust, will buy their games with closed eyes from now on.
    Finally, Brian Fargo teased a Wasteland 3, so this is nice. This is very, very nice :)
     
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  7. The Dutch Ghost

    The Dutch Ghost Grouchy old man of NMA Moderator

    Jan 11, 2004
    HAH! Look who is complaining now! Don't you know this is progress? This is the logical evolution of RPGS! Stop living in the past you cavemen!
     
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  8. GlutinousRice

    GlutinousRice Ne travaillez jamais

    Nov 7, 2015
    No, it's video games. Video games cause the depression.
     
  9. Crni Vuk

    Crni Vuk M4A3 Oldfag oTO Orderite

    Nov 25, 2008
    But ... they also help against depression ...
     
  10. MercenarySnake

    MercenarySnake Kept you waiting huh?

    Aug 22, 2015
    A good remedy for that it is.
     
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  11. Dr Fallout

    Dr Fallout Centurion

    Aug 17, 2015
    Actually it's been proven that they can.

    These may be incorrect or flawed but it is interesting that the crime rate for youths falls when a big game is released.
     
  12. AskWazzup

    AskWazzup Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!

    Aug 21, 2008
    Don't know about depression, but they sure do help against anxiety and panic attacks. When i first started having heart palpitations it freaked me the fuck out, to a point where i had a problem with anxiety, as i thought my heart would stop (i have gotten used to them since then). At that time i installed world of warcraft in hope that it would keep my mind off hazardous thoughts. It worked great, once i would get into it, i would forget about all the shit and it would calm me down for the day.
     
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  13. Dr Fallout

    Dr Fallout Centurion

    Aug 17, 2015
    Escapism works.

    Until it becomes too real.
     
  14. AskWazzup

    AskWazzup Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!

    Aug 21, 2008
    Tis not escapism in my case, because dealing with anxiety by thinking about it causes more anxiety (unless you have a good grasp of meditation). When you get your mind off it, your body gets a chance to normalize and relax from all the stress you have been putting on it (flight or fight response), so after playing a good amount of time i would feel much more relaxed. When you are feeling relaxed you can start making changes.
     
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  15. Arnust

    Arnust Maybe you've seen it, maybe, in a dream...

    Feb 2, 2016
    Yeah, it was awesome to have such a game nowadays, where "fast food" horror games are the trend (Fnaf, jumpscares: the game, Until Dawn, Slender, and basically YouTuber overreaction fodder), and games like Outlast and Frictional's are rarer, and the true Survival Horror genre is mostly dead.
    It had a cople of flaws though:
    Ofc, it had to be a bit too "gamey", so people couldn't get asleep; the monsters and their parallel plot (the WAU and that scientist) and some puzzles.
    Also, Simon goes apesh*t twice for the same reason, that was a bit off
     
  16. Black Angel

    Black Angel Grand Inquisitor of the Ordo Hereticus

    Mar 21, 2016
    So! Wanna get excited? I know this thread was mostly meant for 2016 releases, but in terms of 'excitement' we gotta look further, and here's what I found (mostly from the Codex).

    First, there's Copper Dreams, a cyberpunk RPG from Whalenought Studios who brought you Serpent in the Staglands. It has a Kickstarter live now, currently 70% funded ($28k out of $40k). Find out more here, and if you're excited go vote for its' Steam Greenlight!

    Second, there's ELEX, a post-apocalyptic science fantasy RPG from Piranha Bytes, who brought you the Gothic and Risen series. Find out more about it here and on Steam.

    Third, I don't know if it has been posted here, there's Underworld Ascendant, supposedly meant as a successor to Ultima Underworld, by OtherSide Entertainment, which also consisted of the founders of LookingGlass, and also the makers of System Shock and Thief. Check out their Kickstarter page, where they manage to get funded just March last year, and also check out their site.

    Lastly, there's Nemesis - Deep Space, a Russian Sci-fi Isometric TB RPG. Their site is on Russian, here and here, so if you want to check out some English discussion check out the Codex page about it.

    Edit: Oh, and one more thing to get excited about, Stygian: Reign of the Old Ones has just been Greenlit on Steam, so expect a Kickstarter soon ;)
     
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  17. Hassknecht

    Hassknecht For hate's sake. Admin Orderite

    Aug 16, 2010
    Kingdom Come: Deliverance is really shaping up to look absolutely amazing.
     
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  18. R.Graves

    R.Graves Confirmed Retard

    Apr 21, 2016
    Looking forward to outlast 2. 2016 Q3.
     
  19. aenemic

    aenemic Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!

    Jun 4, 2008
    Yeah, I'm definitely intrigued. The fighting system alone looks really good. I just hope the game offers enough story and things to do. From what little I've seen it has looked very empty. But that were very early builds, so... I guess there's always a risk with games that focus a lot on unique systems (call them gimmicks if you like) that the rest falls behind.
     
  20. Hassknecht

    Hassknecht For hate's sake. Admin Orderite

    Aug 16, 2010
    I think they planned a really nice and big story, but their showcases were mostly about the technical aspects so far.