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2 years ago#351
colormecrazy_v2 posted...
From: legaultal | #347
Shame KoA was a mediocre game with MMO style quests and bland unrewarding combat.

Games legault doesn't like: "Yo they're like MMOs man"

ok


Mostly I don't think MMO style gameplay should be used outside of MMOs.
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2 years ago#352
Except you compared two vastly different games (games which you didn't like) to MMOs. Not to mention "MMO" isn't even a genre.
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2 years ago#354
The kind of combat and quests that are used in MMOs are primarily due to limitations.

Take the upcoming Elder Scrolls MMO, for example, instead of having the classic Elder scrolls style combat, it has combat that is basically WoW's combat. This is most likely because the transfer to an online format where lag and such would have to be accounted for would make that kind of combat difficult to make.

The quests limitations are a little more complicated to explain, but there is a reason that every MMO has basically the same style of quests.

In an offline format however, these limitations are not an issue, and as such should not play into how they create the game.
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2 years ago#355
Hey guys. Glad to see you're still around.

I finished all my courses for university (still waiting to apply to graduate), so I finally have time to play games again. At least until I find a job. Thought I'd drop by and see how you were all doing. What's up with you guys?
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2 years ago#356
KoA wasn't that bad, quests were the worst part but the combat was pretty good for an rpg.

As to what I'm doing now, for some reason I got back into playing pokemon stuff again, spent a while getting all my shinies and stuff transferred into a gen 5 games. I'll be moving house soon so offline stuff like that will probably be a good thing soon.
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2 years ago#357
razoreye posted...
KoA wasn't that bad, quests were the worst part but the combat was pretty good for an rpg.

As to what I'm doing now, for some reason I got back into playing pokemon stuff again, spent a while getting all my shinies and stuff transferred into a gen 5 games. I'll be moving house soon so offline stuff like that will probably be a good thing soon.


The combat was weird.

I really wanted to like it, and it had everything I like, but it just didn't feel satisfying.

Maybe it was because the enemies didn't really do much, making it feel too easy. Or maybe something else.

I dunno, I went into KoA wanting to like it, but something about the combat made me get really bored with it.
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2 years ago#358
gnawingtreebark posted...
Hey guys. Glad to see you're still around.

I finished all my courses for university (still waiting to apply to graduate), so I finally have time to play games again. At least until I find a job. Thought I'd drop by and see how you were all doing. What's up with you guys?


Good to hear from you gnawing.

I'd love to say something other than "the same old" but I don't like to lie.
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2 years ago#359
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUo1PgKksgw
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2 years ago#360
You got me, I laughed.
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