just picked up borderlands 1 and 2 and noticed how poorly done the shooting is yet the fans of the series always quick to call out cod players. i have noticed this with fallout 3 and new vegas. very poor shooters with bland everything else. why make it a shooter if the developers cannot do the shootign right? why not stick to typical rpg eleemnts they are good at like bethesda making skyrim and not fallout? same with bioshock 1, 2 and infinity. cod may be not good but it has some good shooting mechanics which any true shotoer fan can appreciate. thoughts? --- A new man Paladin of the Brotherhood of Toeh
I'm not a huge shooter fan and I played Borderlands on the PC instead of console, so maybe I'm missing something, but what was so bad about the shooting in the game? --- Reading: Parallel Worlds - Michio Kaku http://i.imgur.com/AUbFA.jpg http://i.imgur.com/nYklT.jpg
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Because shooting is not their core gaming game element.
awesome reading skills. why not just make it melee combat like i said in my original post, if shooting isnt a big deal?
also to the guy who said cod and borderlands are the same obviously hasnt played cod before
Your reading skill are a tad bit off too bud. He said the mechanics are close to the same. Which they are. Your comparing real weapons to made up weapons. Visually and feel ya there different but look at it from a mechanic view. --- YouTube - tripz504
I'd take a tactical shooter with poor gun mechanics over any hyper accurate weapon mechanic.
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Don't all of those games just use hitscan weapons? Isn't it practically the same? --- Polite conversation should never include Politics, Religion or what constitutes an RPG. Playing a game for its story is like watching porn for it's story.