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I'm playing Duke Nukem Forever for the first time, and liking it

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2 years ago#1
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Yes, that's right.

I would also like to mention, that I absolutely loved DN3D growing up, and played the crap out of it, naturally.

But I had no expectations coming into this, other than that it would be a campy, cheesy, 90s style Duke game that came out in the wrong decade. Hell, I even told myself ahead of time that it wasn't going to be as good as DN3D, that it was going to be a different beast, in some ways.

Still like this game.

Cherry on the cake? I have the Balls Of Steel Edition, and don't regret the purchase.

Alright, gaming community, feel free to charge your PP meters (Peer Pressure) and rip me a new one, I'm ready.

PM me if you need details on my whereabouts if you feel the need to set up an intervention.

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2 years ago#2
It's a decent game in the end, just lacks secret paths, uses annoying autosaves and is too linear and scripted. Surely playable though.
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2 years ago#3
Yeah, I kind of agree with Rhyten. I played through a pretty decent amount of the game and I didn't hate it. But I didn't love it either. The only reason I got it was because my video card came with a free code for it. It's definitely entertaining, but it could have been so much better than it was.
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2 years ago#4
I liked it as well to be honest. The PC version is the because it got the most patches of all the versions.
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2 years ago#5
You had no expectations that's the problem, whereas most people did.
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2 years ago#6
Maiken100 posted...
You had no expectations that's the problem, whereas most people did.


Or I just liked the game. Oh my God someone isn't part of the Hivemind!
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2 years ago#7
The only really good thing about Duke Nukem Forever was its humor.
2 years ago#8
ThePCElitist posted...
Maiken100 posted...
You had no expectations that's the problem, whereas most people did.


Or I just liked the game. Oh my God someone isn't part of the Hivemind!


Nothing wrong with liking bad games, doesn't change that it's terrible.
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2 years ago#9
Considering the game was in development for 15 years (1996-2011), the game sucked.
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2 years ago#10
Yeah I got the collectors edition, and although it wasn't great I did get some enjoyment out of the game. The DLC story was really good though, definitely worth a try if it goes on sale.
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