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I see Gothic 3 is 75% off today, is the story linked to the other 2?

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User Info: it_r_over9000

it_r_over9000
2 years ago#1
Or could I jump into the 3rd one and not need to worry?
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solosnake
2 years ago#2
The 1st two are better
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User Info: Bellum_Sacrum

Bellum_Sacrum
2 years ago#3
Has a couple of recurring characters, and the same geography but you should be fine. I'd still suggest playing the previous ones at one point in the future however.

Gothic 3 had a terrible reception (it deserved it) but the community patch fixed pretty much everything, so it's ok now.
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User Info: Spidey555

Spidey555
2 years ago#4
I agree, I like Gothic 3 almost as much as Gothic 2 with community patches.
Its a bigger game and may bite off more than it can chew but the world still blows other similar games out of the water.
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User Info: ShadowThaReaper

ShadowThaReaper
2 years ago#5
Bellum_Sacrum posted...
the community patch fixed pretty much everything, so it's ok now.


No part of this statement is true.

Do not buy Gothic 3.

User Info: chandl34

chandl34
2 years ago#6
Uh, get Risen 1/2 if you haven't. Gothic 3 is really bad. You'd almost think it was a series reboot made by a different team that didn't know what made Gothic 1/2 good.
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User Info: Golden_Gonads

Golden_Gonads
2 years ago#7
chandl34 posted...
Uh, get Risen 1/2 if you haven't. Gothic 3 is really bad. You'd almost think it was a series reboot made by a different team that didn't know what made Gothic 1/2 good.


Risen 2 also got completely slated when it came out, so don't set the dev's on pedestals.

User Info: BlueswordsX

BlueswordsX
2 years ago#8
It's just $4.99 for all 3 Gothic games.
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User Info: chandl34

chandl34
2 years ago#9
Golden_Gonads posted...
chandl34 posted...
Uh, get Risen 1/2 if you haven't. Gothic 3 is really bad. You'd almost think it was a series reboot made by a different team that didn't know what made Gothic 1/2 good.


Risen 2 also got completely slated when it came out, so don't set the dev's on pedestals.


I don't, but Risen 2 wasn't nearly as botched as Gothic 3 was. If they screw up Risen 3, I might be done with them.
... even on Earth Mode.

User Info: Ningishzida

Ningishzida
2 years ago#10
Gothic 3 > Skyrim

Gothic 3 with Community patch >>>>>> Skyrim
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