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2 years ago#11
I enjoy the phrase, "Less is more" when it comes to open world games.

GTA 4 did it right. The map wasn't huge but there was so much detail crammed into every square mile.
2 years ago#12
TheWayOfTheGun posted...
I enjoy the phrase, "Less is more" when it comes to open world games.

GTA 4 did it right. The map wasn't huge but there was so much detail crammed into every square mile.


True, I just wish there were more options in what to do.
2 years ago#13
Dragon Nexus posted...
Okay, so it'll be big and look nice.
But what is there to *do* in it? This was San Andreas' problem too. A huge countryside with nothing going on in it.
If there's nothing to do in your game world, all you're doing is giving the player a much bigger comute between missions.

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sirtonne posted...
This topic is so stupid I had to slap my wife.
2 years ago#14
Dragon Nexus posted...
all you're doing is giving the player a much bigger comute between missions.


This is what I dread. After Mafia II, I can't take long, boring commutes anymore.

Please let there be a warp option, Rockstar. Red Dead had one, and I abused the hell out of it.
2 years ago#15
From: GSWarriors- | #001
San Fierro? If Los Santos is the only city then that would suck major balls.

i bet you think Hollywood is its own city
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2 years ago#16
I wouldn't be surprised if Rockstar added San Fierro and Las Venturas in whatever DLC they come out with.
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2 years ago#17
CyricsServant posted...
Dragon Nexus posted...
all you're doing is giving the player a much bigger comute between missions.


This is what I dread. After Mafia II, I can't take long, boring commutes anymore.

Please let their be a warp option, Rockstar. Red Dead had one, and I abused the hell out of it.


total mission count 20
mission length 10 minutes.

time traveling between missions 30 minutes!

Back of box "main campaign lasts 13+ hours!"

j/k :P
2 years ago#18
Dragon Nexus posted...

Okay, so it'll be big and look nice.
But what is there to *do* in it? This was San Andreas' problem too. A huge countryside with nothing going on in it.
If there's nothing to do in your game world, all you're doing is giving the player a much bigger comute between missions.


Its an open world game. You do whatever YOU want to do.
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2 years ago#19
Mumble_ posted...
Dragon Nexus posted...

Okay, so it'll be big and look nice.
But what is there to *do* in it? This was San Andreas' problem too. A huge countryside with nothing going on in it.
If there's nothing to do in your game world, all you're doing is giving the player a much bigger comute between missions.


Its an open world game. You do whatever YOU want to do.


Yep, I find plenty of things to do. Great fun will be had without touching a structured mini game.
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2 years ago#20
From: Mumble_ | #018
Its an open world game. You do whatever YOU want to do.


Yeah erm...no thanks.
I mean, that's okay to a point but eventually I am going to want to have the game give me some feedback. If all I do is waste time shooting stuff with no context and no goal it gets dull. If the only real entertainment to be had is from story missions, then really your huge open world is a waste. Mafia 2's a good example, the world exists purely for you to drive from A to B. Same as L.A. Noire, why was it open world exactly? You didn't really do anything in that world, you just got in your car and drove to the next objective over and over.

So yeah, if you have an open world you need to give me some activities. GTA isn't a sandbox, it's open world.
Just Cause is a sandbox. Crackdown is a sandbox. A sandbox has toys scattered around in it for me to make use of the sand within. If you give me no toys to play with...it's just a box full of sand.
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