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|OT| | DOOM Eternal OT | : Dragged Ripping & Tearing Into The New Decade!

WoodyStare

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I’m currently at the ARC Complex and playing on Ultra Violence. This has to be one of the most insane games I’ve ever played, but it’s such a blast. So many moments give you goosebumps with its frantic pacing and enemy waves. It just feels amazing to play. The soundtrack (like the first game) is also top-notch. Playing this with headphones is blowing me away.
 

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As someone who plays an unhealthy amount of CoD and Destiny 2 on PS5, playing Doom Eternal with a controller is just disappointing. I just downloaded the game on my 1080GTX PC (no ray-tracing) for the first time and playing this game with a keyboard and mouse is INSANE. The ability to quick switch so well is a complete game changer, the game feels so much more fluid. I have no issues with aiming or using all the Slayer's abilities on controller, but just being able to switch weapons without the restriction of the weapon wheel feels so good.
 
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I have no issues with aiming or using all the Slayer's abilities on controller, but just being able to switch weapons without the restriction of the weapon wheel feels so good.
The weapon wheel is of course a necessary evil, but it makes it very hard to quickly and precisely switch weapons. Aside from that, you can't switch a weapon while aiming. A controller makes it more difficult in other ways, too. You aren't actively aiming anytime you jump, dash, or flame belch. You aren't actively moving when you change equipment, change grenades, or equip the crucible(unless you reach over with your right thumb?).

I play on controller, but with a Wolverine Ultimate that has 6 buttons on the back for remapping, in tandem with reWASD, so I don't use the weapon wheel. I'm in progress learning to put the weapon switching onto non-face buttons to avoid ever pulling thumbs off the stick, but it's hard to rewire my brain to handle all that in parallel from the back of the controller after being used to simple thumb gameplay.

P.S.- I realize I'm a heretic for not using KB/M on PC, I just like the trigger pulls and rumble among other things.
 
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These expansions really give you a rough fucking. You have empowered demons, possessed demons, and cursed demons. Stone motherfuckers, screeching buff shits, peek-a-boo eyeball turrets, flying invulnerable golden demons with pitchforks. This shit makes Eternal base game look like little league.

Pt. I was ok, but I'm really enjoying Pt. II a lot more. The levels are more open with different pathways and better flow. Pt. I has a lot of narrow corridors with limited aerial options. Anyway, I'll probably finish Pt. II tomorrow. Looking forward to the Horde Mode. Hopefully we'll get co-op support.
 

WoodyStare

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Finished the base game on Ultra Violence yesterday. The final hour is just relentless, but a hell of a way to end the game. Can’t imagine what the DLC is like if this is considered easy by comparison. I might wait a little while before playing it.

Also surprised how many Master Tokens they give you towards the end of the game. I almost had full upgrades on all of my weapons by the end which I wasn’t expecting. The flaming hook on the shotgun is definitely the best and never gets old. The amount of armor it gives you makes the game much more manageable in chaotic situations. The Crucible, however, kinda gave me weird Oblivion combat vibes when I was expecting more energy sword from Halo. Hopefully they fix this in the next game.
 
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Scotty W

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Doing much better in this run. I realized I was still playing on normal. Maybe after this easy run I’ll try to tackle the next difficulty. Keep moving is helping a lot 👍 having a blast now, but I still feel like I’m in a speed boat when I’m playing this game 😂 holy shit is it fast... these developers need to lay off the amphetamines!
Having a blast?