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On 1/9/2019 at 12:27 AM, Slurktan said:

Yeah as above dont open this if you haven't played through yet.

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I take it it you never really turned into a good guy?  There are 3 different endings I think based on your honor and the choice you make at the end of the chapter. Also if you have high honor there are a few stranger quests that are only available to that.  One of which alters the end of the mission where the soldier gets on the train as well.  The ending is great ending though.  I don't think you've played RD1 so I hope the rumours are right and they will put RDR1 in this game so you can play it because I'm replaying it now and 2 makes 1 even better.

 

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Yeah it looks like there are three. Low honor gets you the same result basically and high honor has two different paths to the same spot. I did try to change my wicked ways at the end, but too much honor was lost during the first few days when I rode around killing everyone.

I haven't played the original, or any games really outside of D3 since like 2010, so it's all new to me. How good was the original?

 

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On 1/9/2019 at 7:16 AM, aceluby said:

It's taking all my will power to not open those.

I've started to do some hunting for perfect pelts.  Get 3 perfect deer pelts and a buck pelt so far.  Working to get all the satchels since I hear you can carry 99 of everything after you do.  Seems worth it.

Ace, all I'll tell you is that there are different endings to the game.

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On 1/9/2019 at 7:16 AM, aceluby said:

It's taking all my will power to not open those.

I've started to do some hunting for perfect pelts.  Get 3 perfect deer pelts and a buck pelt so far.  Working to get all the satchels since I hear you can carry 99 of everything after you do.  Seems worth it.

I got most of the legendary animals and working on that too.  I'm still back in chapter 3.

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24 minutes ago, Tywin et al. said:

 

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Yeah it looks like there are three. Low honor gets you the same result basically and high honor has two different paths to the same spot. I did try to change my wicked ways at the end, but too much honor was lost during the first few days when I rode around killing everyone.

I haven't played the original, or any games really outside of D3 since like 2010, so it's all new to me. How good was the original?

 

 

There are significant issues with it storywise looking back on it if you take the game by itself.  Agent Ross (Miltons lackey in RDR2) has abducted Abagail and Jack and forces John to hunt down the remaining members of the Van Der Linde gang,  The problem is that there isn't really too much meat on the bone in that sense.  You actually have very little interaction with the three remaining members.  So without RDR2 to give context a lot of their dialogue and such that aspect kind of falls flat.  With RDR2 that stuff works really well and so the game's lack of focus on that works excellently.  The gameplay is pretty much RDR 2 but just like slightly worse at everything.  No train robberies or bank robberies either but a whole tone more stuff like random lynchings and hangings you can get involved in.  And while there are some bounties to go hunt in RDR 2 there are significantly more in RDR 1.

Edit: Also RDR1 has one of the best expansions ever in Undead Nightmare.  Set about 9/10s of the way through the story of RDR1 it is a standalone game that now has you deal with a Zombie Outbreak across West Elizabeth, New Austin, and Mexico.

EDIT2:  Also amusingly cougars are pretty dangerous in RDR 2.  They are a lot more dangerous in RDR1.  You pretty much don't know they are there till they jump you on your horse which generally insta kills the horse and unless you are quick you too.  Thankfully the horse system doesn't work the same as in RDR2 so it's  much easier to handle when your horse gets killed.  Yes that happened to me twice today.

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WTF! I was super close to completing the game, then it froze, I got a blue loading screen and then the disc popped out. When I put it back in and restarted the PS4, it said there’s no data and the game wants to start up like I had just loaded it up. Again, WTF?!?!?!?

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4 hours ago, Tywin et al. said:

WTF! I was super close to completing the game, then it froze, I got a blue loading screen and then the disc popped out. When I put it back in and restarted the PS4, it said there’s no data and the game wants to start up like I had just loaded it up. Again, WTF?!?!?!?

Sorry, that's the 'low honor' ending. 

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6 hours ago, Tywin et al. said:

WTF! I was super close to completing the game, then it froze, I got a blue loading screen and then the disc popped out. When I put it back in and restarted the PS4, it said there’s no data and the game wants to start up like I had just loaded it up. Again, WTF?!?!?!?

Very "Metal Gear Solid."  I like it.

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Planning to get a PS4 in a week or two.  Which game should I break it in with?

Spider-Man
Red Dead
Horizon
God of War

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God of War IMO. My favorite of those four. Horizon is a close second though.

Red Dead didn't work for me as well as others. I thought the story and characters were great but found it a massive chore to play. 

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1 hour ago, briantw said:

Planning to get a PS4 in a week or two.  Which game should I break it in with?

Spider-Man
Red Dead
Horizon
God of War

Bloodborne.

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3 hours ago, Kalbear said:

Sorry, that's the 'low honor' ending. 

 

1 hour ago, Rhom said:

Very "Metal Gear Solid."  I like it.

Oh both of you can go clean Jace's bathroom

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1 hour ago, briantw said:

Planning to get a PS4 in a week or two.  Which game should I break it in with?

Spider-Man
Red Dead
Horizon
God of War

RDR2, but it's the only game I've played outside of Madden. If you like westerns/Westworld and enjoy GTA, you'll get addicted. 

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4 minutes ago, Tywin et al. said:

 

Oh both of you can go clean Jace's bathroom

The contact high I'd get from the dried vomit would probably be worth it

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20 minutes ago, Kalbear said:

The contact high I'd get from the dried vomit would probably be worth it

Don't forget the accidental huffing of left over crushed up pills....

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32 minutes ago, Tywin et al. said:

RDR2, but it's the only game I've played outside of Madden. If you like westerns/Westworld and enjoy GTA, you'll get addicted. 

Yeah, I love westerns.  Red Dead or God of War were probably my top two choices.  I'll probably buy Spider-Man second, simply because I feel like Red Dead and God of War are tonally similar, whereas Spider-Man just looks like a fun, dumb action game.

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1 hour ago, Kalbear said:

The contact high I'd get from the dried vomit would probably be worth it

 

56 minutes ago, Tywin et al. said:

Don't forget the accidental huffing of left over crushed up pills....

@Jace, Basilissa would probably have left over needles in there.  Would need thick gloves too.

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1 hour ago, Tywin et al. said:

 

Oh both of you can go clean Jace's bathroom

Is this the ending of the story? Did the PS4 actually eat your data and you now have to start over? What's going on over there!?

I need resolution!

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Sooooooo this story about a dispute between Gearbox and a former employee is very much WTF. :blink:

You can also download the Resident Evil 2 remastered demo - and it really is remastered, they've completely revamped the game and put it in a much more modern engine (no more fixed cameras and tank controls) to make it more like a modern release.

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Finally finished all three main story questlines in Odyssey. The writing in that game seriously fell apart in the final quarter of that game, which kinda turned things into a slog and caused me to only rarely go back to the game to finally finish. The writing was never amazing, but it servicable to downright solid through the first 60 hours or so. And then things got really bad and rushed; there were fewer unique missions too (other than the four super spoiler ones, which were great). I wonder if they ran out of time. 

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