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Give me an open-ended Shadowrun game, and I will be quite happy.


I made this half-pony half-monkey monster to please you

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You like monkeys, you like ponies

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Maybe I used too many monkeys

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Alright then.

 

 

Obsidian should secure the rights to System Shock 3. :(

 

For those of you who havn't played System Shock 2, it's an RPG/FPS hybrid that makes Doom 3 seem about as scary an only slightly scary microsoft employe in a scary zombie mask. It's *so* damn good. IMO better than Half Life 2, and it came out in 1998!

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Bio-Shock (System Shock 2's "spiritual successor") is already being made by Irrational games and is due out in 2006.

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As long as it's not another setting from the old times with all the magic, knights and stuff. Something more futuristic would be cool. Something in the line of Deus Ex maybe.

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Something more futuristic would be cool. Something in the line of Deus Ex maybe.

 

Shadowrun, baby, Shadowrun!

 

Not only is it a damned cool setting in and of itself, it has all the features Chris Avellone seems to work well with in games: dark setting, morally ambiguous characters, and the potential for whores whores whores, so many they outnumber all the other types of characters in-game combined! :):devil::devil:

 

Well....ok, that last one, maybe not so much.

 

Then again, a proper Shadowrun game needs to be more open-ended than story-driven, and while MCA has excelled at the latter my opinion is he has yet to prove himself in the former.

 

Nevertheless, someone out there needs to make another damn Shadowrun game.


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But I get the feeling that you don't like it

What's with all the screaming?

You like monkeys, you like ponies

Maybe you don't like monsters so much

Maybe I used too many monkeys

Isn't it enough to know that I ruined a pony making a gift for you?

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A fantasy game in R. Feist's Riftwar setting. Something like the old Krondor games, but then bigger and better. Maybe something with the freedom of Morrowind and the depth of BG. That would be brilliant.

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Bio-Shock (System Shock 2's "spiritual successor") is already being made by Irrational games and is due out in 2006.

Irrational has been making some rather good/fun games as of late.

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NO.  No more freaking DnD.

 

A completely and totally original title.

 

 

Agreed, I'm sick of fantasy games.

 

Especially DnD... though Eberron "might" be ok since it's "odd" enough.

 

Obsidian should beg Microsoft for the rights to do a Shadowrun game.

 

Couldnt agree more. A well done 3E SR game would be a excellent PC game I would love to see made. SR is a well developed game system with a very interesting background.


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I'd rather they stuck with DnD. I think they will do so for commercial reasons if nothing else. Look at what happened to Black Isle with Lionheart.

 

A 3d, 3.5 edition version of BG would probably do well. If they could convert BG1, BG2 and both expansions at the same time they'd have a monster smash on their hands.

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Exactly, it's old, it's been done, and it needs to be pushed to the side.

 

Look at how many fantasy games have come out lately, the concept is so boring that companies seem to be trying desperately to come up with new ways to present it... and always come short.

 

Baring Shadowrun... I'd love to see a basic Cyberpunk setting.

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Lionheart was a bad game. Saying that "getting away" from D&D equals failure is silly.

 

There are tons of D&D titles that fail despite the license. Anyone see how D&D Heroes sold? What about Demon Stone?

 

Plenty of great RPGs have sold well that have had nothing to do with D&D.

 

You can get away from D&D and have a successful game.

 

Lionheart failed because no one advertised the game, and the game wasn't fun to play. The built-it fanbase who enjoyed the Black Isle games were immediately turned off at the idea of butchering SPECIAL and jumping to real time combat.

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Ender struck it on the mark. A SPECIAL based fantasy game might have been interesting but only if it was done right. Lionheart wasn't done right.

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I think another problem is that they attempted to cover too many bases.

 

SPECIAL

 

Check...

 

REAL TIME DIABLO-COMBAT, HEALTH/MANA SYSTEM and EQUIPMENT SYSTEM

 

Check...

 

Some things aren't meant to be mixed and matched.

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During development they called it Fallout Fantasy. It couldn't have been further from the truth.

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something to do with ninjas. everyone loves ninjas... and it hasn't been done before!

 

or go sci-fi and do something with warhammer 40k, great universe.

 

or what about a remake of that one sci-fi game, that really old one...where you had to type text to get your char on screen to do stuff (like, if you wanted to push something, you had to type out "push chair"..and if you spelled it wrong, it didn' work)...

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Warhammer 40k... would love to be a kick ass inquistor rooting out good and evil and everything else that is suspect...  :thumbsup:

 

 

Yep, Warhammer 40K, but not only inquisitors


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Warhammer 40K is a war game, not a RPG.

 

Yeah, and Warhammer Fantasy Role-Play is the RPG companion to Warhammer Fantasy Battle. No reason a WH40K RPG wouldn't be possible.


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Possible, yes. Plausible, no.

 

Lets keep the games in their proper genres, okay. When you start crossing genres like that you will only end up with crap. Case in point, FOPOS and Demonstone.

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