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Early DNF Access for All Steam Borderlands Owners?

The Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition is available on Steam, offering Gearbox's shooter/RPG and all its DLC, as well as early access to the upcoming Duke Nukem Forever demo via the Duke Nukem Forever: First Access Club. Now we're seeing multiple confirmations of reports from our forums that everyone who has purchased Borderlands through Steam has received a Duke Nukem Forever: First Access Club Key, presumably providing the same early access as GOTY customers.

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11. Re: Early DNF Access for All Steam Borderlands Owners? Oct 14, 2010, 12:41 Verno
 
Borderlands is a frustrating game, it's always just on the cusp of greatness but never quite goes far enough. The simplicity of the gameplay is sort of screened by the charm and humor in the game that evaporates shortly after the first few areas. You want a shitload of reskins and reused assets? This game has got em, in spades. It's like playing a single player version of FFXI, hell it's even got the crab reskins. The tiny story is the definition of napkin writing but it's not really necessary in this type of game anyways. The loot is a constant annoyance as loot gathering is critical to the games longevity but there are few areas in the game to actually farm it. By the time you get the loot you desire there is nothing to kill with it because you've done most of the content.

This game badly needed some randomized areas, more depth and meaningful skill trees. Characters having more than a single skill would have added some meaning to character choices as well, something very lacking that becomes an issue at the end-game(such as it is). A secure multiplayer component would have been nice too - hell the Xbox userbase is full of dupes and hacked guns, let alone the PC version which is basically the wild west.

The DLC is incredibly hit and miss, featuring 2 decent addons and 2 addons that feel like an intern whipped them up instead of a team of 50 people. The DLC in general also has a shitload of time padding, forced backtracking and whatnot. Finally, Borderlands features one of the worst "last boss" of any videogame I've played.

This comment was edited on Oct 14, 2010, 13:31.
 
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  1. Oct 14, 10:54 Re: Early DNF Access for All Steam Borderlands Owners? InBlack
  6. Oct 14, 12:01  Re: Early DNF Access for All Steam Borderlands Owners? frag.machine
  7. Oct 14, 12:03   Re: Early DNF Access for All Steam Borderlands Owners? Grendle
  2. Oct 14, 11:01 Yawn... JohnBirshire
  3. Oct 14, 11:04  Re: Yawn... SpectralMeat
  4. Oct 14, 11:22   Re: Yawn... Beamer
  5. Oct 14, 11:29 Re: Early DNF Access for All Steam Borderlands Owners? Wolfen
  8. Oct 14, 12:08 Re: Early DNF Access for All Steam Borderlands Owners? Ratty
  9. Oct 14, 12:15  Re: Early DNF Access for All Steam Borderlands Owners? HoSpanky
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  15. Oct 14, 14:04    Re: Early DNF Access for All Steam Borderlands Owners? Verno
  34. Oct 19, 17:41    Re: Early DNF Access for All Steam Borderlands Owners? Warskull
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>> 11. Oct 14, 12:41 Re: Early DNF Access for All Steam Borderlands Owners? Verno
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