Why do these games even bother with the story?!?

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User Info: Sniper_Brosef

Sniper_Brosef
4 years ago#131
KarpWhip posted...
creep50 posted...
KarpWhip posted...
Why do you guys keep arguing with this guy... It's like trying to debate with a brain damaged chimp.


and why is that....what did i say that sounded so ´´brain damaged´´???


random insults???


I guess you haven't noticed how many people have told you that you need to work on your communication skills in general. They aren't joking or saying it just to be mean. The way you put yourself across seriously makes you seem to be not very intelligent. Or extremely underage.


Is the poor construction of that statement ironic or just funny?
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User Info: OMGhescrazy

OMGhescrazy
4 years ago#132
TC you've just won the most idiotic topic on gameFAQS in the past 10 years award
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User Info: somebody336

somebody336
4 years ago#133
The stories in GTA games are terrible. I'd prefer it if they just unlock the whole map from the start and bugger off with making us play through the campaign.

User Info: creep50

creep50
4 years ago#134
OMGhescrazy posted... me
TC you've just won the most idiotic topic on gameFAQS in the past 10 years award


wow more random insults with no context......yet again the logic on this board amazes me
San Andreas > > > > > > > > >Desert Bus > > > > > > > >GTA 4

User Info: some09guy II

some09guy II
4 years ago#135
Sniper_Brosef posted...
super mario world didnt have much of a narrative....still a fantastic and fun game


You realize the Mario series basically introduced the concept of a narrative to the casual market and, in doing so, largely went about reviving gaming, correct?

All but the most basic games tend to have a story. Stories give us goals, they often set about the rules, give the bright lights on the screen context. Without story and/or atmosphere most games are crippled, excepting extremely short titles such as Minesweeper or Geometry Wars. Even Saints Row has a fairly in-depth story. Don't believe me? Remove all the humor from the game. Remove all objective explanations aside from simple point totals and markers. Without context even a game as crazy as that series falls apart.

User Info: creep50

creep50
4 years ago#136


You realize the Mario series basically introduced the concept of a narrative to the casual market and, in doing so, largely went about reviving gaming, correct?


pitfall

donkey kong


the story in mario was never supposed to be in depth...it was just like you said ´´ reason´´

there is also a reason why they didnt make it more complicated as time went by...even after ninja gaiden.....
San Andreas > > > > > > > > >Desert Bus > > > > > > > >GTA 4

User Info: some09guy II

some09guy II
4 years ago#137
creep50 posted...
pitfall

donkey kong


Were well before the gaming crash.

User Info: Erik_P

Erik_P
4 years ago#138
So there are people that don't play the GTA games for the story. Basically, what this tells me is that they remain stuck on the first island and never open up the cooler aspects of the game.

No flying planes or helicopters for you! No gambling on the Strip in Las Venturas for you!

Hey, if they want to miss out on gameplay features because they would rather reenact the latest garbage Michael Bay crapfest, then I don't care.
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User Info: SaintFC_

SaintFC_
4 years ago#139
I'll be doing everything. Free roam and story. I'm certain that's what most others will be doing, why miss out on a portion of your game?
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User Info: VG_Soldier

VG_Soldier
4 years ago#140
Because Rockstar has a track record for creating great stories? Because a good story makes the world feel more alive? Because it's better than the alternative?
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