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Random Gaming Thoughts

Tschumi

Member
Heyo all,

This is intended to be a 'sister thread' to the Off-Topic thread, I just found myself with a gaming thought that I didn't think needed a new thread to introduce, so I thought I'd make something like this up.

Post little observations about certain games, little revelations about our collective hobby, asides about things you appreciate or question.

I'll kick it off with a little thing I've noticed about the swarms of random-ass review scores all over Steam banners for games...

Some of the outlets whose glowing scores are given to games on these banners strike me as quite obscure... I mean, okay, maybe I'm just uninformed but 'Windows Central' doesn't strike me as a titan of game reviewership.

RPGSite... Hobbyconsolas.com... Everyeye.it... I mean okay, maybe these aren't as obscure as I think - they appear to cater to a.. global player group - but yeah, I see this all the time on steam...

Random indy games with 10/10 scores plastered all over their banners, sourced from sources with names like "New Delhi Electronics Gazette" or whatever lol... Yeah, grinds my gears!



Another one, I have only played a bit of it but so far Dishonored: Death of the Outsider isn't as good as dishonoured 2.
 
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Inviusx

Member
When graphics reach the point of true photorealism, how will we handle violence/gore against human characters? Will we just be playing interactive snuff films?
 
Thinking about replayability, how its often cozier to re experience games already beaten than to learn new games and get stuck in them. This happened with me and a few games I'm going through freshly
 
Thinking about replayability, how its often cozier to re experience games already beaten than to learn new games and get stuck in them. This happened with me and a few games I'm going through freshly
I'm literally replaying the GTA Trilogy as we speak.

Can very much relate to the feeling. Beat these games several times, and still play through them like it's my first time watching the custscenes. I can't get enough of these games.
 

IDKFA

Member
How the fuck are there not more AAA games featuring Dinosaurs.

A Dino Crisis remake would make bank. Why isn't Capcom on this rather remaking RE games over and over.

What about Far Cry. Look me dead in the eyes and tell me you wouldn't get a hard dick over a Far Cry X Jurassic Park/World game? You can't! You know that would be the greatest Far Cry game of all time!

What the fuck is going on with Turok? That IP is gathering dust. Basic remasters of the old games and that's it. I want a full blown remake.

Let me shoot some fucking Dinosaurs!!!
 

Fare thee well

Neophyte
The amount of game title names that just wash over in my brain. I don't know what it is about naming schemes now, but they don't excite me at all: Returnal, Anthem, Franchise 7 *military term* (Vangaurd), Apex, Fortnite, Elex, Pokemon Brilliant ultra shiny diamond butthole, Weebi no Weebo, Injustice, Halo Infinite, etc. These names just do nothing for me.

I won't even start on how tiresome trailer formulas are now.
 

Guilty_AI

Member
Thinking about replayability, how its often cozier to re experience games already beaten than to learn new games and get stuck in them. This happened with me and a few games I'm going through freshly
I'm literally replaying the GTA Trilogy as we speak.

Can very much relate to the feeling. Beat these games several times, and still play through them like it's my first time watching the custscenes. I can't get enough of these games.
Probably because games you've already played through are inside a confort zone.
Its also due to that that so many people like grindy or multiplayer games like RPGs and competitive shooters, they're just playing the same game over and over again after all, though with enough difference to engage them for a long time.
 
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RavageX

Member
I did not buy next Gen systems or upgrade my PC to play games that look like they are from 1985.

I do not care about playing as a famous actor who is playing as a video game character.

Most recent, how can a remaster somehow be less fun to play than the original? (imo)
 
Probably because games you've already played through are inside a confort zone.
Its also due to that that so many people like grindy or multiplayer games like RPGs and competitive shooters, they're just playing the same game over and over again after all, though with enough difference to engage them for a long time.
This is why I enjoyed Dark Souls. It's basically a loop but I enjoy it so much.

I was always put off by people saying the games were hard but once you figure out patterns and stuff it can be super relaxing just working through mobs.
 
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