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Games in which enemies are so powerful, you have to be smart?

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leon_trunks
2 years ago#31
I AM SURPRISED...that no one has yet mentioned Mount and Blade Warband. That is a game where even medium difficulty (everything set to moderate values) is pretty difficult. You have to charge the enemy but be careful to raise your shield to defend from archers and spear-throwers while slashing around as all out carnage takes place around you. One stray blade that strikes you will take off almost half your health and it takes a while to heal yourself in in-game time.

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a687947
2 years ago#32
brothers in arms, not necessarily powerful, but pretty intelligent as far as AI goes

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TowerBooks3192
2 years ago#33
AI War
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Master_Bass
2 years ago#34
PhilOnDez posted...
Megaman Zero series. The regular enemies themselves aren't that tough but, at least in 1 and 2, you basically have to memorize their placement in stages to clear them. The bosses are tough though, even once you have their patterns memorized the timing required is pretty unforgiving. I remember 3 and 4 being a lot easier but they definitely weren't cakewalks.

This, I remember the Zero games being quite hard when they first came out. I played them so much they're nothing now, though.
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User Info: zog79

zog79
2 years ago#35
Arcadia__person posted...
zog79 posted...
The binding of isaac.

Seriously, this.
You have to play (very) smart, or you're dead.
Playing smart already ? you're dead anyway.


Gotta disagree here. I like the game, and it is definitely challenging, but you don't need to play "smart." There's no deep strategy or intelligence to the game. Success comes from quick reflexes and a few lucky powerup rolls.


The fact that CobaltStreak and some other people can go hundreds of wins in a row is how you know that playing smart counts. He literally went 500-0 on a fresh file. You don't get that from "lucky powerup rolls."

Exactly my point.
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User Info: Sinfullyvannila

Sinfullyvannila
2 years ago#36
Classic Roguelikes.

Most notably Nethack and ADOM. Shiren postgame.
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fakewars
2 years ago#37
Stealth games. I never played a stealth game where you can simply fight the enemies head on and win, unless if there is an option to lower the difficulty
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User Info: Cowboy082288

Cowboy082288
2 years ago#38
Shinobi on PS2.

User Info: Sinfullyvannila

Sinfullyvannila
2 years ago#39
Cowboy082288 posted...
Shinobi on PS2.


Sweet game.
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User Info: Panopictonguy

Panopictonguy
2 years ago#40
Faster Than Light.
Oh, you thought they made this game for you? You clearly bought the wrong game.
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