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18. Re: Game Reviews May 1, 2012, 08:08 Quboid
 
I'm not scared of exploring, I dislike immersion breaking exploring. If someone says "it's somewhere south of the watch-tower", I should be able to ask "how far south? Is it as far south as this rock" *points to rock on map* "or is it just by this thicket here" *points to wooded area".

Dialogue in games is so far from realistic that sadly, we need concessions to make up for this. I would say that marks on the map for hidden treasure are quest markers (at least they're markers, I don't know if these count as quests in R2). Markers displayed on the compass are annoying and markers displayed in the game world are very poor ideas and should be optional, but markers on maps are basically the same thing in that they give the same info, but in a less obnoxious way.

Reviewers do need to avoid being overly subjective, yes, but there is a point where they need to give opinions on things. Otherwise, it's not a review but a feature list. If a review is of the subjective opinion that a game is a steaming pile of horseshit, none of the review is going to be very nice for the developer and the game's fans.

This doesn't mean that the game's fans are wrong, I must add!
 
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