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Signed On Mar 17, 2006, 00:09
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News Comments > Outward Rolls Out

10. Re: Outward Rolls Out Mar 26, 2019, 23:19 Osc8r
 
Another game i was really looking forward to... shame about the mixed reviews.

Still keen, but probably best to check back in 6-12 months by the sounds of it.
 
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News Comments > Generation Zero Released

4. Re: Generation Zero Released Mar 26, 2019, 23:16 Osc8r
 
Was really hoping this would be a surprise hit... i mean, they already had an awesome (yet buggy) Engine so a lot of the work should have already been done?

Think i'll stick playing Hunter Call of the Wild co-op until they add more content and improve things here.
 
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News Comments > Battlefield V Firestorm Launches

4. Re: Battlefield V Firestorm Launches Mar 26, 2019, 07:12 Osc8r
 
VaranDragon wrote on Mar 26, 2019, 05:21:
I watched a few games on twitch. One thing that immediately pops out. The map is fucking tiny, even compared to Apex Legends. It's miniscule.

Is that necessarily a bad thing though? I watched a few streams and nobody even had a kill well into their matches. In the end i only saw one snippet of combat before I got bored of watching people loot buildings and play with vehicles... and that's with a 'supposed' smallish map.

It honestly needs to be f2p. I saw very little that would draw people away from their current BR game. Maybe i'll try it when it's heavily discounted, but after the mess that was BF1 i have very little motivation to try this...

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News Comments > PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS Turns Two

18. Re: PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS Turns Two Mar 24, 2019, 17:57 Osc8r
 
El Pit wrote on Mar 23, 2019, 13:30:
And the kids have already moved on to Apex for the next few months before they move on to the next big free multiplayer drug. If you base the success of your game on catering to ADHS kids, you should expect to not be long in business.

Fortnite and PUBG are still of the most played and most profitable games on the planet and have been since they were release back in 2017.

So yeah, might want to check that logic.


 
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News Comments > Play Black Desert Online for Free

5. Re: Play Black Desert Online for Free Mar 22, 2019, 03:00 Osc8r
 
Medvanis wrote on Mar 21, 2019, 17:14:
This game looks to be the poster child for pay2win and micro transactions. No thanks. Like I said in an earlier thread...eagerly awaiting WoW Classic


Ah yes, the MMO that completely ruined the genre
 
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News Comments > BioWare Offers Anthem Post-Launch Thoughts

21. Re: BioWare Offers Anthem Post-Launch Thoughts Mar 20, 2019, 16:32 Osc8r
 
I personally find the gunplay and combat mechanics FAR better in Anthem than Division.

In the Division 2 guns still sound like toys, and have no real weight or impact... and the gameplay is just a matter of running from cover to cover to cover. Meh. Definitely not satisfying to me.

Just a shame that Anthem didn't get anything else right.

I'd take Far Cry New Dawn gunplay over them both (and the audio absolutely destroys both Div and Anthem), but it's another game that lacks content and variety.
 
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News Comments > BioWare Offers Anthem Post-Launch Thoughts

6. Re: BioWare Offers Anthem Post-Launch Thoughts Mar 19, 2019, 22:22 Osc8r
 
Prez wrote on Mar 19, 2019, 21:23:
Maybe they'll insert another "bug" that makes drop rates somewhat reasonable. By all accounts the only time the end game has been fun is when one of these "bugs" pops up.

But even then legendary loot in this game isn't all that legendary at all...

You find more interesting gear in Borderlands at like level 5.

And what do you do when you eventually get a few decent legendary pieces? The higher difficulties drop chance doesn't even come close to offsetting the additional time investment (read: mob hp inflation), so you basically just grind on the same mobs in the Rage stronghold on the same difficulty and quit before the boss in a hope to get more legendary pieces that are virtually pointless anyway...

But that's if you can even get into a fresh Rage stronghold, most of the time you ended up in a Rage stronghold that's in progress due to everyone else in the game doing the exact same thing, so you're basically playing watch the loading screens.

The whole things a fkn mess. So much wasted potential.

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News Comments > Generation Zero Trailer

1. Re: Generation Zero Trailer Mar 18, 2019, 21:13 Osc8r
 
Hunter Call of the Wild (same engine) was a very unique, enjoyable game especially in co-op... so really looking forward to this.

Outward also goes into early access on the same day, which looks rather intriguing. Open world survival RPG with co-op and gives me some conan exile vibes - just hope it has more content and things to do.

 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue

19. Re: Out of the Blue Mar 18, 2019, 17:58 Osc8r
 
So sorry to hear about the loss of your family member Blue. I recently lost my two beloved canines to cancer and it's still one of the hardest things to go through in life.

Best wishes to yourself and your family.

Rest in peace Gunnar-man.
 
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News Comments > L4D Creators Announce Back 4 Blood

10. Re: L4D Creators Announce Back 4 Blood Mar 15, 2019, 01:30 Osc8r
 
jdreyer wrote on Mar 14, 2019, 22:14:
Tried playing Vermintide for the first time last week. I could not get into it. Was it just bad, or have I left this genre behind?

Na, i felt the same way. Played the first and second during the free play weekend and was done with both of them within a day - repetitive, shallow and with limited maps.

 
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News Comments > BioWare on the State of Anthem

26. Re: BioWare on the State of Anthem Mar 15, 2019, 01:05 Osc8r
 
Kxmode wrote on Mar 14, 2019, 19:41:
Osc8r wrote on Mar 14, 2019, 18:34:
Endgame is just repeating the same shit over and over, hoping to get better loot so you can do the same shit over and over but against enemies with inflated HP bars

Isn't that the end game for every game?

Not if there's PVP, even better loot at higher difficulties, bigger/harder bosses or zones, crafting+trading, gear locked dungeons, world bosses, raids etc.

Also there's other ways of increasing difficulty other than just multiplying enemy HP bars by a factor of 10... for the whole 3 dungeons?!

Even with a gear score of like 730 all i do is speed runs of GM1 because it's by far the most efficient way of getting a chance at legendaries. Do the top stronghold, clear all mobs, quit once you reach the boss. Rinse and repeat. Fun times!
 
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News Comments > Battlefield V Firestorm This Month

1. Re: Battlefield V Firestorm This Month Mar 14, 2019, 18:47 Osc8r
 
TTK still 0.01 seconds?

They do make good trailers though... just a shame about the gameplay.
 
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News Comments > BioWare on the State of Anthem

24. Re: BioWare on the State of Anthem Mar 14, 2019, 18:34 Osc8r
 
Lack of content

All missions felt the same

Lack of loot

Loading screens

Having to constantly go back to the pointless hub to equip gear / accept another mission

When you do finally manage to get the super rare LEGENDARY loot it's anti climactic anyway, as it's neither game changing or vastly different to the Masterwork gear you have 500 copies of.
- There's NO PVP, so why do you need such boring, spreadsheet balanced loot?

Endgame is just repeating the same shit over and over, hoping to get better loot so you can do the same shit over and over but against enemies with inflated HP bars?

Meh. So much wasted potential.
 
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News Comments > Phoenix Point an Epic Games Store Exclusive

83. Re: Phoenix Point an Epic Games Store Exclusive Mar 13, 2019, 20:17 Osc8r
 
No co-op no care.
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse

1. Re: Evening Metaverse Mar 13, 2019, 19:11 Osc8r
 
Where's all the 'poor ninja' commenters now?

Also:

Fortnite: 170k viewers
Apex: 70k viewers

Blackout 2.0 losing steam already?
 
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News Comments > Borderlands 3 Tease?

11. Re: Borderlands 3 Tease? Mar 13, 2019, 03:48 Osc8r
 
jdreyer wrote on Mar 13, 2019, 03:45:
SimplyMonk wrote on Mar 13, 2019, 01:08:
Battle Royale with randomly generated guns.

That actually sounds pretty cool...

Agreed, and it could be HUGE. Would basically be a better version of Apex if done right.

That said, I want more co-op B1 style...and get the Tiny Tina DLC writer involved.
 
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News Comments > Anthem Patched

16. Re: Anthem Patched Mar 10, 2019, 00:34 Osc8r
 
HorrorScope wrote on Mar 9, 2019, 23:13:
Osc8r wrote on Mar 9, 2019, 22:49:
I was quite enjoying the game until the patch... they basically made monsters on higher GM difficulties just super bullet spunges, yet they haven't changed the loot tables at all... just more blue and purple trash and even less oranges. 20 strongholds later and not a single legendary or meaningful upgrade.

And i'm pretty much done.

Only thing left to do is to grind for eternity to get gear that allows me to be able to kill monsters with even more inflated HP... pass.


If you are gun heavy I felt it might be a small nerf. On your actually skills it was a big boost, it is now back to a skills game throughout vs changing late game to a gun game.


Na, im a skill heavy storm and it was a huge nerf, sure, it says I do more damage in GM2 strongholds but only because monsters HP have been heavily inflated by a much larger margin.

I used to do nothing but GM2 stronghold runs and GM3 freeroam, but now GM2 mobs just make the game feel like an RSI inducing chore.

GM1 strongholds I could easily do solo though... so it's either a choice of piss easy runs or a full on snore fest just to try and get better gear, to make the next level or snore fest level boring?

What a terrible patch.


 
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News Comments > Anthem Patched

14. Re: Anthem Patched Mar 9, 2019, 22:49 Osc8r
 
I was quite enjoying the game until the patch... they basically made monsters on higher GM difficulties just super bullet spunges, yet they haven't changed the loot tables at all... just more blue and purple trash and even less oranges. 20 strongholds later and not a single legendary or meaningful upgrade.

And i'm pretty much done.

Only thing left to do is to grind for eternity to get gear that allows me to be able to kill monsters with even more inflated HP... pass.

 
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News Comments > The Division 2 Exclusive to Uplay and Epic Games Store After Next Week

10. Re: The Division 2 Exclusive to Uplay and Epic Games Store After Next Week Mar 9, 2019, 19:23 Osc8r
 
Quinn wrote on Mar 9, 2019, 02:45:
I feel like Epic thinks they can rule the world with their lucky Fortnite success. Don't they yet realize Fortnite is in its death-throws being murdered by Apex Legends, I wonder?

Fornite is still killing it, even with Apex around (infact, Fortnite currently has 90k more Twitch viewers than Apex).

And they are investing in their store knowing full well that Fortnite's success wont last forever.

That said, I hate Epic's store, it lacks in so many area's compared to Steam.

-edit- my spelling still sucks.

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News Comments > Conan Exiles Free Weekend

1. Re: Conan Exiles Free Weekend Mar 7, 2019, 21:04 Osc8r
 
I really wish they'd add more content and things to do, the mechanics, building and world itself are all enjoyable but the content is lacking and the dungeons are terrible.  
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