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Re: New Weekly Column - "What's Gus Playing (This Week)?"
« Reply #45 on: October 17, 2017, 01:31:42 PM »
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Re: New Weekly Column - "What's Gus Playing (This Week)?"
« Reply #46 on: October 17, 2017, 01:32:29 PM »
Just when you had me with Tool Bawb, now this...I thought we had something 😓
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Re: New Weekly Column - "What's Gus Playing (This Week)?"
« Reply #47 on: October 17, 2017, 01:37:28 PM »
There you go, I'm a very complex wotzname.

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Re: New Weekly Column - "What's Gus Playing (This Week)?"
« Reply #48 on: October 17, 2017, 01:52:57 PM »
@bob:  It's why I hit uninstall.
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Re: New Weekly Column - "What's Gus Playing (This Week)?"
« Reply #49 on: October 17, 2017, 01:55:00 PM »
You have impeccable taste, Sir. I salute you.
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Re: New Weekly Column - "What's Gus Playing (This Week)?"
« Reply #50 on: October 17, 2017, 04:22:00 PM »
Knaves. Both of you. Knaves and rapscallions.
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Re: New Weekly Column - "What's Gus Playing (This Week)?"
« Reply #51 on: October 17, 2017, 09:51:54 PM »
I can empathize with this poor guy. Killing horrid monsters, sleeping with buxom babes, grabbing ton of cool loot, and wielding a big-ass sword while flying through the air doing killing moves can't be as much fun as it sounds. He probably never gets to have a day off or kicks back and watch the game on the telly while eating some good wings and a beer. And all those potions! Damn. Probably lives his whole life having to pee. And how can he even get to it in all that armor? Poor bastard. But, hey. Beats the shit out of working at 7-11.
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Re: New Weekly Column - "What's Gus Playing (This Week)?"
« Reply #52 on: October 18, 2017, 04:35:02 AM »
The first Witcher was off-putting for me because of the language. I know this came from an eastern European dev, I think, so the English was very odd. It constantly took me right out of the story. The gameplay was alright, but the dialogue was  ???.

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Re: New Weekly Column - "What's Gus Playing (This Week)?"
« Reply #53 on: October 18, 2017, 07:37:09 AM »
^The games are based on the books which were originally written in Polish.
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Re: New Weekly Column - "What's Gus Playing (This Week)?"
« Reply #54 on: October 18, 2017, 04:53:55 PM »
Enjoy your segment Gus, keep it up. It seems i have the first two Witcher games[don't remember buying #2] Steam says i have 59 minutes into Witcher 1 but i vaguely remember something about the combat control system bothering me but don't remember what about it that put me off. Is the combat system the same in each game?

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Re: New Weekly Column - "What's Gus Playing (This Week)?"
« Reply #55 on: October 18, 2017, 07:25:24 PM »
^Last week I covered Darkwood! The next one out is not creepy...apologies.

The combat is different in all three games. First game is a top-down, almost isometric game. I enjoyed it a lot. The themes were the same there as in the later games. Dark, eastern European feel, lots of monster variety and bewbs.

I really wanted to like The Witcher 2 but could not figure out the combat at all. It was the game's first foray in to a first or third person point of view. I stopped playing the tutorial after getting my pale white arse handed to me repeatedly and haven't gone back. I would like to one day.

The Witcher 3, for me, is definitely the best in the series. Combat is streamlined (some say dumbed down by I like it) and the game is just bursting with dark lore. Think Skyrim done by Robert Smith.
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Re: New Weekly Column - "What's Gus Playing (This Week)?"
« Reply #56 on: October 23, 2017, 01:12:26 PM »
this week...?  well, go hit the front page to find out :)
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Re: New Weekly Column - "What's Gus Playing (This Week)?"
« Reply #57 on: October 24, 2017, 08:11:13 PM »
Medieval 2 was the last time i played a total war game. Bought 4 more, never installed, never played......but..but.. they were on sale :uglystupid2: Enjoyed the read Gus.
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Re: New Weekly Column - "What's Gus Playing (This Week)?"
« Reply #58 on: October 25, 2017, 09:29:20 AM »
Probably close to being my all time favorite TW game and the only one I completed two Grand Campaigns to victory as Spain and Holy Roman Empire. Loved the way that gunpowder completely changed the battlefield dynamics. There's now a 'Europa Barbarorum' mod for TW2 BTW. I'm tempted.
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Re: New Weekly Column - "What's Gus Playing (This Week)?"
« Reply #59 on: October 25, 2017, 08:22:30 PM »
Thank you budd.

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