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What games are you playing?

Discussion in 'Game Discussion' started by Maximus_Ahriman, Oct 16, 2007.

  1. kharo88

    kharo88 Well-Known Member

    I finished Torment: Tides of Numenera today. It's good. Not as good as the original Torment was, but it's around the level of Neverwinter Nights 2: Mask of the Betrayer. The world is strange, even if you're familiar with the TTRPG, the rules work a lot better in the CRPG (contrary to D&D), there is a fair amount of reactivity and the side-quests are mostly meaningful/interesting. You could feel that they were trying really hard to make a game like the original Torment, though, which I personally didn't like, but others might find the parallels awesome. As for the companions, they couldn't make me care for them much, but they were going for the strange theme, just like in the original. This is definitely one of the best "modern old-school" RPGs, which might not mean much considering the rest of the games in the genre, but still...
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  2. ether202

    ether202 loli enthusiast

    I was playing Rabi-Ribi which is a great metroidvania type game, with a very cute anime girl art style so it like, ticks all the boxes for me.. it's a great game as well, some people were put off by the art style but I find it a bonus, the bosses are pretty challenging, and exploration is great and it's just overall very cute.

    Not sure what to play next, I have several games in the queue: Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity, Salt and Sanctuary, Y's Memories of Celceta, Shantae Half Genie Hero, TAIKER, Tales of Berseria, and Atelier Firis The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey... Any suggestions, anyone played any of those?
  3. kharo88

    kharo88 Well-Known Member

    I'm currently playing through Tales of Berseria. I don't like JRPGS in general, but after reading how this one starts and what it's about I gave it a try and I don't regret it. It's your typical JRPG, some silly jokes, some over the top moments, a couple of touching scenes, slow pace and lots of grinding if you're not playing on easy I'd imagine. There are very few side-quests and I don't really get the combat (which is my fault) but I can manage on easy. It looks like you're into a lot of Japanese stuff so I don't think it's that different, but I really like playing the "bad" guys.
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  4. ether202

    ether202 loli enthusiast

    Very few side quests? That's disappointing.. Tales games are usually chock full of side quests, in fact in most of them that's like half of the game ahaha... Maybe you haven't got to the part where they start becoming available yet..
  5. kharo88

    kharo88 Well-Known Member

    This is my first Tales game, so I don't know how many side-quests should be in the game, but there aren't many. There are mini games, however, but I don't do those. And honestly, I think I'm getting close to the end, so unless there is a free roam phase after the main story's conclusion with additional content there are really only a few side-quests. But the game is pretty long as it is, so I don't mind.
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  6. ether202

    ether202 loli enthusiast

    Ahh okay, well I haven't played since Tales of Vesperia on XB360 (which I highly recommend), if you like that one though, Tales of Symphonia and Tales of the Abyss are quite good as well.. Unfortunately I haven't had the chance to play Tales of Graces (F) or Tales of Xillia yet :( So this will be my first new Tales game in quite a while.
  7. Motiman

    Motiman Akiba Citizen

    Nier Automata! When do you think the first 2B JAV cosplay movie will hit the stores!?! :p

  8. Ghostbird

    Ghostbird Make Somalia great again!!

    Looks really good from what I've seen.

    It has been about a decade since a good japanese (non nintendo or souls game) was released.
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  9. Motiman

    Motiman Akiba Citizen

    Bayonetta, Yakuza, The Last Guardian, MGSV, Street Fighter, Persona 3 & 4, Zero time trilogy! Just a few that came to mind.
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