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RANDOM VIDEO GAME NEWS - DA REAL DEAL


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Old thread here

 

Last post

 

 

Sounds like they are going back to a lot of the elements from X3 and earlier that were stripped out streamlined from the abortion that was X: Rebirth.  That's great, as I love X3 and still play it sometimes.  Building giant stations and making a galactic trading empire is my jam.  What worries me is that they are still trying to have you be able to walk out of your ship and walk around stations to talk to people and such.  While this seems like a desirable feature on paper, anyone who played X: Rebirth saw how well it was executed last time

Spoiler

Egosoft has never been able to make even mediocre looking character models nor halfway decent character animations.  They will need to improve in this area significantly if they want the interiors of the stations to not completely suck this time around.  What I saw in the video was not entirely encouraging in that regard, albeit that was pre-alpha footage.

 


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Oh noes! Where did the CAPS form the topic title go? :'(
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They were lost due to randomness, this being the random video game thread.

 

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Yakuza Kiwami Launch Trailer


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This thread is an impostor! Where is the real RANDOM VIDEO GAME NEWS!?


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Sonic Mania has 2 DRM's... still highly rated game. So far it's the most beautiful sprite work I've seen since KoFVII but without bias, I recommend everyone to check out the sprite work for themselves. At first glance you may think it looks similar to the old Sonic games (which were the most impressive sprites and animations of the 90's) but really Sonic Mania is at a whole new level. Just awesome!

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This thread is an impostor! Where is the real RANDOM VIDEO GAME NEWS!?

 

What are you talking about - IT'S THE REAL DEAL!


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DA REAL DEAL = DRAGON AGE REAL DEAL!!! :D

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Oh thank goodness, the ALL CAPS is back, I was wondering what kind of bull**** thread this was.


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Ah, thank heavens! The caps are there. For a moment there, I thought the zika virus had infested one of our best threads.



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I wanna be part of the cool kids too...

Yay... caps are back... yay.....

I'm so cool now. Yay.

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No.
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Old thread here

 

Last post

 

 

Sounds like they are going back to a lot of the elements from X3 and earlier that were stripped out streamlined from the abortion that was X: Rebirth.  That's great, as I love X3 and still play it sometimes.  Building giant stations and making a galactic trading empire is my jam.  What worries me is that they are still trying to have you be able to walk out of your ship and walk around stations to talk to people and such.  While this seems like a desirable feature on paper, anyone who played X: Rebirth saw how well it was executed last time

Spoiler

Egosoft has never been able to make even mediocre looking character models nor halfway decent character animations.  They will need to improve in this area significantly if they want the interiors of the stations to not completely suck this time around.  What I saw in the video was not entirely encouraging in that regard, albeit that was pre-alpha footage.

 

 

 

Don't really get it either. Sure it makes for nice screenshots and it is, ironically, also the reason why EVE 'spreadsheets in space' Online has some of the best character creation in any game (some newer MMOs come close nowadays). They tried the same thing and nobody wanted it because it got in the way of, y'know, getting stuff done in the game. In the end they had to introduce the ability to turn it off entirely...


Edited by marelooke, 30 August 2017 - 04:29 AM.


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The "ability to get stuff done", indeed. While it looks fancy to walk through a station... once... I don't think it will be a fun experience for long.

Walking around in the ship sounds cool, though, at least for as long as there is stuff to do. If it's just a pointless graphical hull, then I won't be needing it either.
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No.

It was sarcasm, I really don't want to be on the same level lol

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http://www.pcgamer.c...-3-horse-armor/

 

 

So they are doing the bull**** money thing EA and Bioware do. It's paid mods on STEAM but worse. Unless. Unless getting into 'creation club' is only reserved for the best modders, but honestly with a name like 'creation club' expectations aren't high.

 

 

The thing is they need sales and for that they need products and very quickly it will become a cesspool. It's the effective end of any interest in the modding of Bethesda games. 


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http://www.pcgamer.c...-3-horse-armor/

 

 

So they are doing the bull**** money thing EA and Bioware do. It's paid mods on STEAM but worse. Unless. Unless getting into 'creation club' is only reserved for the best modders, but honestly with a name like 'creation club' expectations aren't high.

 

 

The thing is they need sales and for that they need products and very quickly it will become a cesspool. It's the effective end of any interest in the modding of Bethesda games. 

 

I wish this burns in the lowest pits of hell


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I'm also in favour of the caps. As this is the only all caps title thread, it makes it easier to keep track of forum activity.

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http://www.pcgamer.c...-3-horse-armor/

 

 

So they are doing the bull**** money thing EA and Bioware do. It's paid mods on STEAM but worse. Unless. Unless getting into 'creation club' is only reserved for the best modders, but honestly with a name like 'creation club' expectations aren't high.

 

 

The thing is they need sales and for that they need products and very quickly it will become a cesspool. It's the effective end of any interest in the modding of Bethesda games. 

The same issues still apply and I really will just stick to the regular modding community and if they try to censor that then I guess I'll learn how to pirate mods.



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Walking around in the ship sounds cool, though, at least for as long as there is stuff to do. If it's just a pointless graphical hull, then I won't be needing it either.

Yeah, honestly, I'm not entirely sure why does Egosoft insist on the whole 'walking inside' angle. I mean sure, it sounds cool, but I can't see how can it be made relevant in a game of X's scale without putting a ton of work into it - and honestly, I'd prefer that work to be put into simulation instead. Then again, I suppose we do have a pretty damn compelling product we can go back to in the form of X3 so trying new things may not be a bad idea, still... Egosoft was the only company who periodically produced space sims with strong focus on economic simulation and they seem to be steering away from that in the name of pretty and cool.
 

I'm also in favour of the caps. As this is the only all caps title thread, it makes it easier to keep track of forum activity.

Come on, there's no need to act mature and try to come up with reasonable explanation as for why all caps are good. We know RANDOM VIDEO GAME NEWS are The Most Important And Awesome Thing™, and therefore ALL CAPS approach is the only appropriate... Nay, the only viable approach. No need for any explanation after that.

Edited by Fenixp, 31 August 2017 - 12:37 AM.





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