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Greedfall
« on: September 10, 2019, 06:49:13 AM »
Just released and as of last night has some positive reviews on Steam. Set in a sort of Renaissance type world with magic, beastslaying and colonization, Greedfall has got my attention. I hate the title - they really could not think of anything better?? - but the setting, gameplay and positive (so far) reviews have me excited. Anyone pick it up?
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Re: Greedfall
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2019, 07:16:11 AM »
I have, but barely had any time to play it.
It seems to be more of an 18th century (Enlightenment period) than Renaissance though.

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Re: Greedfall
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2019, 07:24:43 AM »
I have this wishlisted, but the past titles of the developer have not impressed me. They are sort of like the B grade of RPG games...at least, that is the sense I have always got. Greedfall does look interesting though.
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Re: Greedfall
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2019, 07:34:45 AM »
A quick use of The Google has showed me that professional gaming sites like Kotaku and pubs like Forbes (!) do not like it as much as the players do right now.

Focus is the publisher and they put out Vampyr, one of last year’s biggest disappointments for me.

Spiders is the developer but I don’t know what else they have done.
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Re: Greedfall
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2019, 07:37:57 AM »
^Technomancer, Bound By Flames, Mars: War Logs and Two-Worlds, I think. They are all creative efforts, but gameplay-wise. Mixed impressions.
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Re: Greedfall
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2019, 07:54:15 AM »
^Technomancer, Bound By Flames, Mars: War Logs and Two-Worlds, I think. They are all creative efforts, but gameplay-wise. Mixed impressions.

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Re: Greedfall
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2019, 07:59:53 AM »
Bound by Flame is the only one I’d be interested in and IIRC it got ok reviews.

Greedfall appears to be fresh and creative enough to pick it up, even if the pro reviews are not so great.

Once the price drops, that is.
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Re: Greedfall
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Re: Greedfall
« Reply #8 on: September 10, 2019, 11:06:35 AM »
Thanks for posting - a slew of mixed reviews there.
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Re: Greedfall
« Reply #9 on: September 10, 2019, 11:13:37 AM »
ACG seems to like it and and I really trust his detailed reviews...

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Re: Greedfall
« Reply #10 on: September 10, 2019, 11:27:23 AM »
Thanks bruh. I got some reviews to watch. I do think I will get this as soon as it cracks that 30.00 mark.

I have been generally good the last 4-5 years with new releases and being patient. Except for last week when Blair Witch was released. I was so psyched I bought it the day of release, for about 29.00.

Then it was available literally 24 hours later on Amazon for about 8.00 😒

...and it is not good :/

Anyway - Greedfall looks to have more promise.
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Re: Greedfall
« Reply #11 on: September 10, 2019, 08:16:08 PM »
ACG seems to like it and and I really trust his detailed reviews...



I just watched the entire 23 minute review..and you're right. The reviewer gives it a "buy" rating. I will put it on my wishlist, and watch for more reviews.

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Re: Greedfall
« Reply #12 on: September 11, 2019, 06:25:01 AM »
Greedfall has a 75% rating for the PC version on Metacritic as of last night and a ‘Very Positive’ rating on Steam. Lots of praise for the writing, some complaints about the facial animations and the animation in general.
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Re: Greedfall
« Reply #13 on: September 11, 2019, 08:05:22 AM »
It looks like a modded version of the Dragon’s Dogma engine.
Does that game have any relation to this?
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Re: Greedfall
« Reply #14 on: September 11, 2019, 08:57:33 AM »
No relation plotwise, although I saw some Steam reviews saying Dogma is better as a game. So that explains the reference (I was a little confused to see more than one comparative reference.)

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