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Why do Western made RPG have bad combat mechanic?

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User Info: -Damien-

-Damien-
3 years ago#1
From

- Too Human
- Dragon Age
- Skyrim, and Elder Scrolls games in general
- LoTR games
- The Witcher
- Kingdom of Amalur

They have terrible animation; no concept of physics, impact and momentum; no concept of body hit detection; the enemies have terrible AI, etc

Since combat is 90% of your gameplay, Western-made RPGs tend to be very boring and dull, no challenge, un-interesting.

So What's with these western developers, have they not heard of animation engine or motion-capture engine? are they not familiar with physics engine?

So why?

User Info: Sinfullyvannila

Sinfullyvannila
3 years ago#2
Cuz stats.
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User Info: ScreamingMidget

ScreamingMidget
3 years ago#3
Because they know ameriboos will buy the games anyway, so they don't put any effort into the actual development. And they rely on modders to fix their crap.

User Info: JusticeSword

JusticeSword
3 years ago#4
As opposed to selecting a move from a menu, watching a flashy animation, then some numbers appear?
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User Info: DotsAndLines

DotsAndLines
3 years ago#5
Not to mention they all have the exact same setting.....so boring.

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betterboulder
3 years ago#6
In comparison to...?
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PsychoDrama1
3 years ago#7
JusticeSword posted...
As opposed to selecting a move from a menu, watching a flashy animation, then some numbers appear?
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LemonKweenstaaa
3 years ago#8
ScreamingMidget posted...
Because they know ameriboos will buy the games anyway, so they don't put any effort into the actual development. And they rely on modders to fix their crap.


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User Info: DotsAndLines

DotsAndLines
3 years ago#9
JusticeSword posted...
As opposed to selecting a move from a menu, watching a flashy animation, then some numbers appear?


As a matter of fact, yes. That was TC's point. WRPG try to be action games but end up with very terrible combat.

User Info: -Damien-

-Damien-
3 years ago#10
JusticeSword posted...
As opposed to selecting a move from a menu, watching a flashy animation, then some numbers appear?


uh, u play Demon's Souls, Dark Souls, Dragon's Dogma, etc yet?
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