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News Comments > Steam Top 10 - XCOM 2 Edition
23. Re: Steam Top 10 - XCOM 2 Edition Feb 7, 2016, 18:52 Yifes
 
Quinn wrote on Feb 7, 2016, 17:44:
This sequel is incredibly unforgiving. First they hold your hand so tightly you're just doing whatever you're told and then without warning they just let you go. I simply got battered with priority missions literally for hours, so much I couldn't even get a breather and just upgrade some weapons and armor or even build facilities. Apart from countries leaving you, XCOM1 was a lot less hardcore and more laid back.

I'm also very annoyed with the breaks between each character's turn. Why the pause of like 4-5 seconds after each fucking miss?

Also, I think it's lame that the enemy always gets a free "getting to cover" turn every time you get within their range. XCOM1 had this too afaik but somehow in that game the enemy didn't butcher your entire squad if you didn't do everything perfectly.

PS: I could swear there's a hidden -10% Aim for the player...

They only hold your hand initially if you enable the tutorial, which is understandable since they're trying to teach you how to play.

For the pause issue after each miss, I think it has to do with poor graphics performance, as it went away for me after I turned down AA, AO and depth of field.

And finally, maybe try dropping the difficulty? Its been a while since Ive played vanilla EU/EW but I get the feeling Xcom2 is a bit tougher.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10 - XCOM 2 Edition
21. Re: Steam Top 10 - XCOM 2 Edition Feb 7, 2016, 18:47 Yifes
 
rudra wrote on Feb 7, 2016, 17:53:
its pretty mediocre IMHO

the typical, to-be-expected AAA type crap..

ive got countless gripes with all kinds of details, systems, etc.

the only thing that really impresses me is the destructibility, but thats not new either... more customization is good, progression on characters is ok... but mostly - its just meh

Maybe turn based tactics just isn't your thing? For me, this is the best game in this genre since Jagged Alliance 2.
 
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News Comments > XCOM 2 Invades
17. Re: XCOM 2 Invades Feb 5, 2016, 14:16 Yifes
 
Task wrote on Feb 5, 2016, 13:33:
I'm surprised Total Biscuit already beat a campaign. Is it really short or something? I heard one podcaster say 10-13 hours. I assume it is shorter because there is a countdown mechanic for the campaign.

Reviewers had access to the release version since Monday, and many of them have been playing the beta for months. Campaign length should be similar to XCOM:EU.

Also, I've been doing my best avoiding preview videos and spoilers, and man was it worth it. The first time running into a Faceless holy shit that was painful.
 
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News Comments > XCOM 2 Invades
4. Re: XCOM 2 Invades Feb 5, 2016, 11:23 Yifes
 
Just lost my first campaign after a full squad wipe...

Can't wait to start again
 
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News Comments > Game Reviews
1. Re: Game Reviews Feb 1, 2016, 10:25 Yifes
 
More XCOM reviews: PC Gamer (94), IGN (9.3), RPS.

It's a winner guys

Can't wait until Friday.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
18. Re: Steam Top 10 Jan 31, 2016, 23:27 Yifes
 
Paranoid Jack wrote on Jan 31, 2016, 18:00:
InBlack wrote on Jan 31, 2016, 17:46:
Man I can't wait for XCOM2. Been itching to play something new thats also pretty decent so I hope it delivers.

Oh, yeah can hardly wait. Got a three day weekend set up. I bought the game plus season pass for just under $55 off GMG. Looking forward to a couple hundred hours of game play over the next few years. Have you heard what they have up thier sleeves as far as the Long War modders? I think they have a mod in the works already.

Firaxis did a panel at PAX South this weekend about XCOM 2 modding with the head of the Long War team.

The mods they will have ready for launch are pretty small, as expected since they've had less than half a year to work on it.

Quick summary:
New SMG class of weapons that give you bonus to movement and makes you less likely to be detected.

Muton Centurion

Soldier class can become leaders, similar to LW officers. Only 1 leader per mission. Receives new tiers of abilities, similar to how psionics worked in EW.

As for the modding side of things, they're basically releasing every available asset in game and some pretty powerful tools for modders to play around with. It's going to be awesome.
 
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News Comments > Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Trailer & Details
5. Re: Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Trailer & Details Jan 27, 2016, 21:33 Yifes
 
jacobvandy wrote on Jan 27, 2016, 20:08:
You don't survive in that game, lol, you slaughter everyone. IIRC, it was capped off by the standard action game boss fight, which Lara sought out.

Yeah seriously, it's more like Lara Croft Mass Murder Simulator where you start off as a young naive student on her first expedition and end up with a body count that puts Rambo to shame. Not long after killing your first person and vomiting from the experience, you're murdering one person after another in cold blood like a seasoned veteran.

I like the game, but the character development is ridiculous.
 
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News Comments > Free League of Legends Bundle
11. Re: Free League of Legends Bundle Jan 24, 2016, 11:24 Yifes
 
Suppa7 wrote on Jan 24, 2016, 00:41:
The heroes are usually just reskins/skill swaps with some stat modifying.

Yeah, that's complete bullshit. How is this or this or this or this a "reskin/skill" swap?

You've either never played the game, a troll, or just retarded.
 
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News Comments > Free League of Legends Bundle
6. Re: Free League of Legends Bundle Jan 23, 2016, 23:51 Yifes
 
Rhett wrote on Jan 23, 2016, 18:47:
Well, I will not play it competitively, only co-op (pretty sure there's a co-op anyway), as I did with DOTA 2... I COULD play competitively but I just don't want to. The community in DOTA 2 was occasionally toxic even against AI lol... so ridiculous.

Yeah you can co-op against bots. But the bot AI is garbage though, so it won't take long before you get bored. Still, it's fun for a while without the stress of playing against real people. And if you do run into the occasional asshole, just mute and report them and move on.
 
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News Comments > Free League of Legends Bundle
5. Re: Free League of Legends Bundle Jan 23, 2016, 23:45 Yifes
 
Jivaro wrote on Jan 23, 2016, 19:40:
Yeah, I made an account as well. The only MOBA I have ever played is Heroes of the Storm, and even than I have only done the single player/tutorial stuff. That said, I like to try new stuff out, even if it's old but new to me, and eventually I will get around to loading it up. Having a few free extras is a nice bonus.

Thing is, there's new stuff coming out all the time. I haven't played the game since last October, and so many things have changed that I barely recognize the game anymore. They revamped an entire class of items, updated like a dozen older champion (improved both visuals and gameplay, release a few entirely new champions, added new monsters to the map, changed how vision works, added a new queuing system so that people can actually play the role they want, etc.

Every time I stop playing for a few months and come back, the game feels almost like a new game.
 
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News Comments > Free League of Legends Bundle
2. Re: Free League of Legends Bundle Jan 23, 2016, 17:03 Yifes
 
Don't be ashamed. It's a great game and constantly improving.

It doesn't hurt to try it, especially now that toxicity is less of problem with the new automated report and ban system.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
26. Re: Steam Top 10 Jan 19, 2016, 18:09 Yifes
 
Simon Says wrote on Jan 18, 2016, 22:17:
How XCOM 2 can be on that list at such a filthy high price ( 80$ ) is beyond me... Until it gets a MAJOR rebate, I'll hold on to my $ and play the pirated version instead. YES I'll buy it when the price comes down to reasonable levels, otherwise I won't be able to play mods like Long War on it.

I assume you're saying it's $80 because you're in Canada, as the price in USD is standard. Still, a weak Canadian currency is no excuse to be a dick.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
18. Re: Steam Top 10 Jan 18, 2016, 12:11 Yifes
 
eRe4s3r wrote on Jan 18, 2016, 11:58:
The filthy casuals are playing Dragons Dogma on HARD and loving it Xcom 2 is just.. another XCOM

Where as DG has no equal on PC. It's a gem that nobody who likes dark souls or dragon age should miss.

Haha I do love Dark Souls so I'll probably end up checking this out. Although after watching that youtube review posted earlier, I'm not sure where the Dark Souls comparison comes from as the combat doesn't seem anything similar.
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
14. Re: Steam Top 10 Jan 18, 2016, 10:21 Yifes
 
InBlack wrote on Jan 18, 2016, 10:04:
eRe4s3r wrote on Jan 17, 2016, 17:53:
Dragon's Dogma ftw Best game by far on that list imo.

Beter than XCOM 2? Pretty high praise, considering XCOM 2 isn't even out yet. Im gonna have to check it out now.

A 4 year old console port better than a PC exclusive sequel to a beloved classic by a premier developer?

What has this board become? Am I browsing Gamespot? Where did all these filthy casuals come from?
 
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News Comments > Steam Top 10
15. Re: ArcheAge Head Start Issues Jan 10, 2016, 21:54 Yifes
 
Wetworks24 wrote on Jan 10, 2016, 21:43:
The previews for Xcom 2 look really good. Procedurally generated maps with really high soldier customization compared to the first one.

Yeah, XCOM 2 looks fantastic. What I'm really excited about though is how much the developers are supporting the modding community this time around. This game is going to have some serious legs.
 
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News Comments > Heroes of the Storm CC Nerf Plans
5. Re: Heroes of the Storm CC Nerf Plans Jan 9, 2016, 16:47 Yifes
 
heroin wrote on Jan 9, 2016, 12:39:
I just played DOTA 2 for the first time in 2 years, it still felt the same... basically perfect. Learn the fucking lesson Blizz.

Dota's been out for like 12 years now. Of course it would be better balanced than a new game.
 
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News Comments > Morning Previews
5. Re: Morning Previews Jan 7, 2016, 21:34 Yifes
 
Creston wrote on Jan 7, 2016, 17:40:
So MOST missions now have a fucking turn counter???? Well, that puts a huge damper on my interest.

From what I've seen, it only affects the beginning stealth component of some missions, and it isn't that big of an issue. Here's an example:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9vG-N0ILB0

You get a set number of turns to reach your objective while concealed. Once you complete your objective, your cover is blown, the timer stops, and then the real fighting starts. You get as much time as you want to complete the mission. This is a lot better than the bomb missions in the first game where you're constantly fighting and advancing under time pressure.

MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on Jan 7, 2016, 20:54:
Also, expensive Day 1 dlc.

There is no expensive day 1 DLC. There is a day 1 cosmetic pack for anyone who pre-ordered the game. The actual DLC will not be released until Summer 2016. This is no different from the previous XCOM which also had DLC released months after the game came out.

Also, considering the DLC will be mostly cosmetic stuff and scripted missions, it is completely optional. The best part of XCOM 2 will be the randomized maps giving you endless replayability, not the scripted DLC missions which get boring after one or two playthroughs.

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News Comments > Star Wars Battlefront Sells 12M?
51. Re: Star Wars Battlefront Sells 12M? Jan 5, 2016, 10:47 Yifes
 
CJ_Parker wrote on Jan 4, 2016, 19:42:
Another poor soul who believes that EA/DICE are actually working on DLC after the game's release.

Protip: They are not. All the DLC is cut from the game and ready to go at release so DICE can 100% focus on the next game. That is why they know *exactly* right now that there will not be any TFA DLC beyond Jakku (which tbh I found surprising as well because I was fully expecting them to milk those udders until they bleed).

DICE is not working on DLC. They are already slaving away on the 2016/2017 (whenever the next SWBF needs to coincide with a movie release) installment and its DLCs that will be cut from the game again so they can sell a $50 premium pass to the mentally challenged fantards.

That makes no sense at all financially. Why the hell would a company wait until all DLC is finished before releasing the base game? If anything, they would cut content out from the base game and put it into DLC, just to rush the base game out faster and making money faster.

Also a studio as big as DICE is not just one person. You can bet there's more than 1 thing going on at DICE. The game designers and engineers have finished their work and moved on to their next game, but artists, level designers, etc are working on current DLC. It makes no sense for a company to be "100%" focused on a single game as not every aspect of game development can happen at the same time. Having half of your studio sitting around waiting for the other half to finish is a huge waste of time and money.
 
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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
21. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Dec 29, 2015, 15:02 Yifes
 
DangerDog wrote on Dec 28, 2015, 16:50:

Bunch of dudes trying to make money off of some nerd shit they don't even understand.

I'm sure Gordon Hayward knows more about esports than you do, in addition to making millions playing in the NBA. He's a fan, and he's not trying to make money from it. The point is you're full of shit when you say nobody outside of asia cares about this stuff.

DangerDog wrote on Dec 28, 2015, 16:50:
Every once in awhile you see a story about some idiot trying to create an esports arena in the US, few months later they've blown through their capital and are busted ass broke.

Season 5 and still growing. It's pretty shit logic to say because some people tried and failed, therefore no one will succeed. Also, you don't need to build your own arenas when you can sell out MSG and Staples Center.

DangerDog wrote on Dec 28, 2015, 16:50:
Keep drinking that mountain dew and eating those doritos, you too might one day live the dream of being a lifeless blob of flesh up on the big gaming arena screen.

As opposed to drinking beer and eating nachos while thinking you can make it to the NFL? Pretty stupid either way.

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News Comments > Gatherings & Competitions
10. Re: Gatherings & Competitions Dec 28, 2015, 15:30 Yifes
 
DangerDog wrote on Dec 28, 2015, 15:04:
Zero chance of your typical American following the "teams" of a bunch of Asian guys clicking on a mouse or twiddling with a game controller.

Here's two American dudes talking about an Asian-American dude clicking his mouse on TV.

And here's an interview with an American dude after playing a showmatch at IEM.

So yeah, people do care, not just in Asia (Madison Square Gardens, Staples Center).

In case you don't know who these people are: Gordon Hayward, Rick Fox, Mark Cuban, and Doublelift.

This comment was edited on Dec 28, 2015, 16:11.
 
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