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Unwashed Village / Re: Getting The Gang Back Together For 76?
« Last post by Dessert Ranger on March 28, 2020, 06:24:31 AM »
76 IS coming to steam when Wastelanders drop. Unfortunately Wasterlanders got delayed a week, they cited COVID-19 but who really knows. So I imagine the steam release might bring in new people. I'll probably give Wastelanders a shot mostly because I own the friggin game so I'm still hoping I can get my money's worth.
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Unwashed Village / Re: Getting The Gang Back Together For 76?
« Last post by The Hanged Man on March 25, 2020, 08:36:30 AM »
I never played 76 so I doubt I'll get this version, either. Even if it is better.

Bethesda should just give the Fallout Universe back to Obsidian. (I.e. the guys formerly of Interplay's Black Isle Studios who made the first two Fallouts and got a license from Bethesda to make Fallout:  New Vegas).

Obsidian actually knows how to craft engaging worlds with interesting people.

I mean, they should but then Obsidian would upstage them and we can't have that.

Besides, people liked Fallout 76 more than Outer Worlds... right? R-Right?  :'(
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Unwashed Village / Re: Getting The Gang Back Together For 76?
« Last post by Hoopy Frood on March 22, 2020, 04:22:40 PM »
I never played 76 so I doubt I'll get this version, either. Even if it is better.

Bethesda should just give the Fallout Universe back to Obsidian. (I.e. the guys formerly of Interplay's Black Isle Studios who made the first two Fallouts and got a license from Bethesda to make Fallout:  New Vegas).

Obsidian actually knows how to craft engaging worlds with interesting people.
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Unwashed Village / Re: Getting The Gang Back Together For 76?
« Last post by The Hanged Man on March 22, 2020, 11:03:39 AM »
Anyone going back to this dumpster fire for the 'Wastelanders' update?
It's going to add characters, plot, etc to the game... Which I kinda want to see. :>

Also, this literally made me laugh out loud, what the hell is Bethesda doing!?: https://youtu.be/PxFAqE1YYRY
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The game I'm most excited about getting is Disco Elysium.

Granted, I'm waiting for it to come down in price.

I don't spend more than $20 on a game these days. Mainly because I have so many games in my various libraries that I will never have time to play them all anyway.

Heck, usually I won't spring for a game until it's $15 or less, and that's only for the really good games.
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I do like The Outer Worlds and I was hoping to have this discussion with some of the people who have also played it, but I can't shake the feeling that maybe a lot of the high praise it is receiving is more of a reaction to the state of RPG videogames since the lightening of their content that probably started with Skyrim in 2011.

I make this controversial statement now, but I believe that now the hype and glamor of the game's release is over, if it were to have released during the golden age of RPGs or in close proximity to another highly regarded RPG (I think the Witcher 3 is the most recent) it would not be seen as good as some people are saying it is. The game is ultimately FINE, and for some people that's good enough, which is also FINE. I also think a lot of the Praise stems from the shit canning the Fallout series has been getting recently thanks to a certain Game studio who has lost their way. That can be seen in the game's marketing when they say the whole "From the Creators of Fallout", which when you look at who from the OG Fallout team are working on it, I don't get too excited because my favorite Fallout devs and writers didn't work on the game (Chris Avellone comes to mind, others like Josh Sawyer and Brian Fargo as well). I say these names because I imagine Game development should kind of be like movies, with you seeing the people actually making the product to get a good idea of how it's going to be, especially in terms of game writing and direction. I don't mean to shit on Leonard Boyarsky or Tim Cain, I just know the others better and their previous work that if I saw their names attached to the project, I would be more interested.   



I wanted to go into spoilers and stuff about the game that kind of jive with what I'm saying, but I don't want to ruin the experience for anyone and I think it's still worth playing, I just want to insert a counterpoint to the immense praise it is getting for a game that really is ultimately a FINE game.

I can do a short list of vague good and not good things I found though:

Good: Characters (Parvati, Welles, the other Companions, and so on), Gun mechanics (Basic but works), Quests (Except bits of the main quest), the game's setting and world building to an extent (would go deep into spoilers, but it winds up being fairly basic), Leveling system is unique and understandable, Slo-Mo is neat, and the Flaws.

Not-Good: The main quest (really, this game, like a lot of RPGs, shines on it side quests), the game's setting when you see how black and white it really is, the factions, like the rest of the game, are usually black and white as well, and WHY CAN'T I TAKE OFF THE HATS OF MY COMPANIONS WHAT THE SHIT. I'm missing stuff obviously, but that's all I got RN. Might add more if I think of any.

Anyway, this game is fine, you should play it, have fun, but remember if it can get a sequel to make everything better, then we will really be cooking with propane.
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Unwashed Village / Re: Happy new year
« Last post by Dessert Ranger on January 07, 2020, 03:43:33 PM »
Just thought I'd get in and say it sometime before April, glad I beat the rush. 

Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and new year!

Each new year and even Decade brings upon us as a race new unspeakable horrors. Let's hope we can mitigate this time around  8)
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Unwashed Village / Re: Happy new year
« Last post by Hoopy Frood on January 07, 2020, 04:26:48 AM »
Ditto.

Assuming we actually make it through this year.
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Unwashed Village / Re: Happy new year
« Last post by Dessert Ranger on January 07, 2020, 02:37:21 AM »
Likewise!
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Unwashed Village / Happy new year
« Last post by TK on January 07, 2020, 02:26:49 AM »
Just thought I'd get in and say it sometime before April, glad I beat the rush. 

Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and new year!
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