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User Info: test_genisis

test_genisis
3 years ago#1
Going to play every game in the series
Now the question

Its been a LONG (and i mean very long, 10 - 12 years) since ive played MGS 1/2 and ive never played the original metal gear games

My memory isnt exactly up to par on the series, so what do you guys think would be best?

Play in chronological order? Or play in release order?
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User Info: A_Nonny_Moose

A_Nonny_Moose
3 years ago#2
Always release order for everything.
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User Info: jubjub360

jubjub360
3 years ago#3
Chronological if you want story order. Release if you want to do some silly s***.

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Aalvi
3 years ago#4
release order always makes sense since followers throughout time would have no alternatives.
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SchoolRumble
3 years ago#5
Metal Gear GBC baby, so good!!!!!
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kloud 11
3 years ago#6
jubjub360 posted...
Chronological if you want story order. Release if you want to do some silly s***.

worst post of the day

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You_Need_A_Life
3 years ago#7
Yeah, Ghost Babel was pretty good, actually. And Metal Gear 2 is a fantastic game even today. MG1 doesn't really need to be played; reading the MG1 recap in the MGS1 Special section explains the game's plot better than actually playing it, but MG2 is just as good as MGS1 considering the hardware it was on.

User Info: jubjub360

jubjub360
3 years ago#8
Just because you disagree with it doesn't mean it's the worst post.

My reasoning for it: They aren't going to introduce elements that were in 1 and 2 like Ocelot and his hand being missing which is a major plot point if you play 3 first, so chronological order works. Now if you want to do it Tarantino style, play the very beginning of 4 and then start from 3.

User Info: A_Nonny_Moose

A_Nonny_Moose
3 years ago#9
From: jubjub360 | Posted: 3/29/2013 4:39:51 PM | #003
Chronological if you want story order.

Release order is obviously best for story, because that's how the story was written.
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jubjub360
3 years ago#10
A_Nonny_Moose posted...
From: jubjub360 | Posted: 3/29/2013 4:39:51 PM | #003
Chronological if you want story order.

Release order is obviously best for story, because that's how the story was written.


Except if it was written that way, they would have introduced elements that were in the other games into 3.

Chronological order is fine story wise.
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