Comments on Profile Post by R.Graves

  1. R.Graves
    R.Graves
    "hundred of hours of gameplay" means you'll spend most of your time doing nothing just searching for actual content. rarely does an open world ever improve a game. The only two cases i can think of are GTA and Insomniac's Spider-man.
    Dec 23, 2018
  2. Ayelander
    Ayelander
    So few cases of open world being a positive. Near enough every one of them has a focus on 'exploring' the world and crafting useless shite every 10 minutes.
    Dec 23, 2018
  3. Squadcar
    Squadcar
    Most game design can be done poorly and well. Open world is just a popular thing people like. They want to explore and make their own adventure. Designing a well structured open world is good. Sandboxes without fun tools are not. In my opinion
    Dec 23, 2018
  4. R.Graves
    R.Graves
    here's my rebuttal: open worlds are gay and expensive.
    Dec 23, 2018
  5. Squadcar
    Squadcar
    Every Fallout could be argued to have "open world." I think that the opening act of Fallout 1 and New Vegas are good open world design. Nothing groundbreaking but open world done right.
    I've never played Gothic but I've been told its open world is smaller and well designed in comparison to modern titles which are literal sandboxes.
    Dec 24, 2018
  6. R.Graves
    R.Graves
    fallout 1 and 2 don't have open worlds. they have an overworld and some hubs. and i'd argue that almost every open world rpg would be ridiculously better if they did that instead of having so much negative space.
    Dec 24, 2018
  7. Squadcar
    Squadcar
    I agree. And that's why I said it could be argued and put quotes around open world. It's not like open worlds we see now. It's that overworld. But the idea is that you can go anywhere from the start (nearly). To me, that's open world enough. These are the things that exist in it and you can go there whenever. But yeah most games could benefit from not being open world.
    Dec 24, 2018
  8. Squadcar
    Squadcar
    The AAA open world things like Fallout 4, Assassin's Creed, and Far Cry games are what's bad. How Fallout 1 and 2 do it is good. I agree with that sentiment.
    Dec 24, 2018
  9. Black Angel
    Black Angel
    The Gothic games, especially Gothic 1&2 are definitely the magnum opus of Open-World genre. You should definitely try it one of these days, man @Squadcar
    Dec 25, 2018
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