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Adventure RPGS with meaty combat akin to Dark Souls/Draken the ancient gates?

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2 years ago#1
Can anyone recommend anything?

Really disliking that "floaty" feeling to combat in many RPGS now.
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2 years ago#2
Monster Hunter's combat is somewhat similar to dark souls.. if you have the right system for one lol
2 years ago#3
Well, not a traditional RPG per se, but Mount & Blade Warband has some of the best melee combat to date.

When you are mowing guys down from horseback with a 2-handed sword there is a real sense of impact.

It's also highly skill based.
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2 years ago#4
Blade of Darkness. That's about it.
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2 years ago#5
Mount & Blade seconded.
Just don't ever call it Mountain Blade.
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2 years ago#6
I think I know what you mean by "floaty," combat that doesn't feel like it has any impact to it.

Darksiders 2 is pretty good. I don't like it nearly as well as Dark Souls or anything, but it's fun. The combat leans more towards Devil May Cry though.

Mars: War Logs is pretty good combat-wise. The game itself is pretty unpolished, but it has decent combat. I'm not that far into it yet, but I like what I've played of it.

Mount and Blade: Warband has clunky combat if anything. Clunky, but fairly realistic. Pretty cool game if you haven't tried it.
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2 years ago#7
Mount & Blade, while not an RPG, has some of the best and most realistic medieval style combat. And there are RPG mods if that interests you.
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2 years ago#8
majinbuu58 posted...
Monster Hunter's combat is somewhat similar to dark souls.. if you have the right system for one lol


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2 years ago#9
The only Monster Hunter on PC is frontier which hasn't been translated into English and has stuff in place meant to prevent you from playing even in Japanese... so I don't know what you're "like a PC?"ing about. :)
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2 years ago#10
*currently playing MH3U on 3DS*

I have to concur.
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