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Op Ed

Hooked Gamers - Dragon Age II: The Decline of the Classic RPG.
There is no question about it, the classic cRPG is dying out. So why bring it up now then? The reason is because one of the few big developers who have remained adamant about catering for players who want to play the classic cRPG is BioWare. Their breed of cRPG was popularised with the Baldurís Gate series just before the new millennium. This consisted of some defining aspects: detailed character creation (not just customisation); immersive character interaction; strategic-based combat that required thought and timing; and a deep, engaging story that was shaped by the playerís choices. This was a game that could only truly be experienced on a PC. It required a fair amount of work on the developerís part, but players were rewarded greatly for their efforts and paid the developers back justly.

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53. Re: Op Ed Mar 7, 2011, 21:54 StingingVelvet
 
Dades wrote on Mar 7, 2011, 20:47:
StingingVelvet wrote on Mar 7, 2011, 20:33:
I like how you quoted that line and ignored the one after it where I say "maybe I am missing something."

The end point is when I play DA2 I don't see the losses others see. I see some changes, just not the "OMG HACK n SLASH GAME!" changes people say are there. Failing on my part or yours, I don't know.

We're not posting to make you get it. No one cares if you get it or not, peoples complaints with the game are not directed at you personally.

And forums are for stating opinions, so I state mine. And forums are for discussion, so I discuss my opinions compared to yours.

Verno in the other thread and now you here... I'm not going to feel guilty for challenging your opinions and arguing for mine dude. That's the whole fucking point of these comment sections.
 
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