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August 26th, 2013, 13:17
Originally Posted by abharsair View Post
I don't know, he might have a point. Back in the day when I was playing on the Amiga, many of the old classic games (including RPGs) had basically no story to speak of. Sure, Adventures did (Zak McKracken, Monkey Island, etc.), but RPGs? Ususally only a very minimalist and bad one.
I agree to that in so far that I came into gaming fairly late (eraly 90s), and began RPG gaming with

- Lands Of Lore
- Blade Of Destiny
- Albion

And all of them do contain some sort of story.

Only a few years ago I played Eye Of The Beholder partially. Yes, there was almost no story at all.

Before them, however, I played Indiana Jones And The Fate Of Atlantis. It blew me away, so to say. To this day I'm measuring every game against it - and against Monkey Island, too.

Originally Posted by ManWhoJaped View Post
Alric's comments are what happens when your first "rpg" is oblivion.
My "home genre" are Adventure games - are and will always be.

Originally Posted by GhanBuriGhan View Post
How about "The Raven", Alrik?
I heard about it, but I currently prefer comic-like adventure games. Bought "Kaptain Brawe - A Brawe New World" several days ago.

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. (E.F.Schumacher, Economist, Source)
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