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3 years ago#1
best stories. Alpha Protocol was incredible and was everything the "Choices matter!" developers promise in their games and fail at delivering.

I just want to know how we can go from something like ME! - with Virgil, and Illos, and those fantastics scenes - to something like "Press a button to select an Ending."
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3 years ago#2
Forever Shadowed posted...
best stories. Alpha Protocol was incredible and was everything the "Choices matter!" developers promise in their games and fail at delivering.

I just want to know how we can go from something like ME! - with Virgil, and Illos, and those fantastics scenes - to something like "Press a button to select an Ending."


obsidian?
er...Kotor 2
nuff said.
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3 years ago#3
Obsidian has always outclassed all the other WRPG developers when it comes to story. Even KOTORII had a better story than KOTORI, it just ended up a horrible convoluted mess because LucasArts rushed them to complete it (just like Bethesda did with FO:NV).
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3 years ago#4
Noyoki posted...

obsidian?
er...Kotor 2
nuff said.


Indeed, it's a good example of how the writing in their games is great- even if the games themselves tend to not be. ;)
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3 years ago#5
>EA
>Dumbed down for Casuals
> Blame Hamburger Helper anyway.
> Bioware never had a full story in mind.


Pick any and all that apply.
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3 years ago#6
Just to be a pain, technically in all games you choose an ending by pressing a button
3 years ago#7
KOTOR2 would have been great if they didn't cut out massive parts of the story to release on time.
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3 years ago#8
Alpha Protocol may have had a meh story, but at least well designed, but it was a wasted potential of a game.
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3 years ago#9
I totally saw that coming lol.
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3 years ago#10
Bioware's story writing has always been bad, it's their characterization they did well
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