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Forum: News Comments Today, 17:12
Replies: 70
Views: 2,204
Posted By duerer
Okay. I'll admit: I had a friendly wager with a…

Okay. I'll admit: I had a friendly wager with a fellow biz analyst guy on this game.
Having read the community feedback and reception, I have won.
Hey, Mr. L.E! You owe me a bottle of Mot! ;)
Forum: Off-Topic Today, 16:58
Replies: 2,427
Views: 250,970
Posted By duerer
Wanted to read some good sci-fi, so I've read…

Wanted to read some good sci-fi, so I've read Fred Pohl's Gateway for the nth time.
Gosh, I can almost recite this fantastic book anytime.

Up next is Jeff Noon's VURT (again, I've read this one…
Forum: General RPG August 10th, 2018, 16:23
Replies: 39
Views: 1,511
Posted By duerer
So many long posts… so here's a short one: …

So many long posts… so here's a short one:
Things I miss: the heart and soul of a game developer
All I see nowadays is a huge pile of asset (graphics, text, sound, code) developed by a huge pile…
Forum: Off-Topic August 10th, 2018, 16:07
Replies: 11,348
Views: 833,160
Posted By duerer
I live everywhere. I am Ubik :) Thanks…

I live everywhere. I am Ubik :)


Thanks for the info!
Forum: Off-Topic August 10th, 2018, 15:36
Replies: 4,168
Views: 408,755
Posted By duerer
If you are willing to view old classics (BW!…

If you are willing to view old classics (BW! Slow! Overacted!), this one is golden.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0048424/
Forum: Off-Topic August 10th, 2018, 11:24
Replies: 4,168
Views: 408,755
Posted By duerer
Yup that is. My mistake, sorry.

Yup that is. My mistake, sorry.
Forum: Off-Topic August 10th, 2018, 10:49
Replies: 4,168
Views: 408,755
Posted By duerer
Wanted to see some old-fashioned chiller, so saw…

Wanted to see some old-fashioned chiller, so saw Hereditary.

Honestly, I'm not getting the hype.
A theory: those who found this movie great, haven't seen the old classics it tries to imitate:…
Forum: Off-Topic August 10th, 2018, 10:27
Replies: 11,348
Views: 833,160
Posted By duerer
Wow. Had a little break from work, so I played A…

Wow. Had a little break from work, so I played A LOT of games in parallel.

Vampyr: about 5 hours in the game, so far so good. A pleasant surprise.

Finished The Way: a fun indie…
Forum: News Comments August 8th, 2018, 18:52
Replies: 33
Views: 849
Posted By duerer
You forgot the game's main attraction: you can…

You forgot the game's main attraction: you can f*ck every rock in the game.
Yes, ladies and gentlemen, this game is the proud torchlight of the previously repressed mineralsexism movement (see:…
Forum: News Comments August 7th, 2018, 09:46
Replies: 33
Views: 849
Posted By duerer
Read some Jorge Luis Borges short stories, THEN…

Read some Jorge Luis Borges short stories, THEN say Infinite has a great story :)
Forum: Off-Topic August 6th, 2018, 14:43
Replies: 4,168
Views: 408,755
Posted By duerer
Speaking of Untouchables. Saw Black Dahlia again….

Speaking of Untouchables. Saw Black Dahlia again. Anything from De Palma gets an upvote from me :)
Forum: General Non-RPG August 6th, 2018, 14:39
Replies: 54
Views: 1,839
Posted By duerer
Grand Theft Yakuza ;)

Grand Theft Yakuza ;)
Forum: News Comments August 6th, 2018, 14:36
Replies: 33
Views: 849
Posted By duerer
Ouch. What a lousy list… No mention from the…

Ouch. What a lousy list…
No mention from the classic games like Indiana Jones & the Fate of Atlantis, the Gabriel Knight series, etc -- the list is truly endless. (an where is the The Witcher,…
Forum: General Non-RPG August 6th, 2018, 10:58
Replies: 54
Views: 1,839
Posted By duerer
Yup, those were epic indeed. Fortunately,…

Yup, those were epic indeed. Fortunately, Monolithsoft mastered their craft and the Xenoblade games are much better with their cutscene lengths (e.g. trimming down 40 min cutscenes to a mere 20…
Forum: General Non-RPG August 3rd, 2018, 12:39
Replies: 54
Views: 1,839
Posted By duerer
Based on what you wrote, I assume, you've…

Based on what you wrote, I assume, you've obviously never played GTA, Joxer ;)
Forum: News Comments August 3rd, 2018, 12:09
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By duerer
Heh, just like the term "RPG", isn't it? Nowadays…

Heh, just like the term "RPG", isn't it? Nowadays everything is RPG! ;)

I had a guest appearance recently in a university and gave a brief lecture on games development. During the QA segment, one…
Forum: General Non-RPG August 3rd, 2018, 11:42
Replies: 54
Views: 1,839
Posted By duerer
finally, this series have the best cutscenes…

finally, this series have the best cutscenes ever.
Cinematic violence? Rockstar, you can only try :)

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Forum: General Non-RPG August 3rd, 2018, 11:21
Replies: 54
Views: 1,839
Posted By duerer
Sure, pachinko is missing from Y0 (was in earlier…

Sure, pachinko is missing from Y0 (was in earlier Yakuzas though).
Fear not: in Yakuza 0 you can go bowling, and win a chicken instead. ;)
Forum: General Non-RPG August 3rd, 2018, 11:11
Replies: 54
Views: 1,839
Posted By duerer
If you refer to the gamepad, you should play with…

If you refer to the gamepad, you should play with a gamepad. I can't imagine playing a beat'em up button masher with M+K. Yes, I know, my fault.
(FYI, "playing with mushrooms" for me is an acid…
Forum: General Non-RPG August 3rd, 2018, 11:00
Replies: 54
Views: 1,839
Posted By duerer
Well, your loss. You might NOT love…

Well, your loss.


You might NOT love Yakuza after all. This is not a PC game, this is a damn fine console game.

Why? Because it is first and foremost a beat'em up, very similar to Virtua…
Forum: News Comments August 3rd, 2018, 10:42
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By duerer
I do remember this one, one of the better…

I do remember this one, one of the better experimental roguelikes. Had lotsa fun with it.

Worth a try if you are a rougelike noob and want to find out that is this all about.
Also worth a try if…
Forum: General Non-RPG August 3rd, 2018, 10:36
Replies: 54
Views: 1,839
Posted By duerer
The Yakuza series are great, but ONLY if you are…

The Yakuza series are great, but ONLY if you are willing to accept what you get.

The is a Japanese game with all of the greats and faults this implies:
Love Virtua Fighter AND Shenmue? You'll…
Forum: News Comments July 31st, 2018, 12:28
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By duerer
I'm gonna proceed with caution. For me,…

I'm gonna proceed with caution.
For me, AC:Origins was a mediocre game full of bloat, that spectacularly wasted a great setting and a potentially good origin story -- the only saving grace was the…
Forum: Off-Topic July 24th, 2018, 11:22
Replies: 151
Views: 4,766
Posted By duerer
This one is easy. No marketing, no IP, no…

This one is easy.
No marketing, no IP, no community, no production values = ZERO copies sold.



Again, an easy one.
The secret art of being an indie dev is how to fulfill your dream while…
Forum: Off-Topic July 24th, 2018, 10:41
Replies: 151
Views: 4,766
Posted By duerer
When you are over 200, there are too many to…

When you are over 200, there are too many to mention.
In the past 5 or so years I'm doing contracted consultancy / analyst work for various big or small companies. Since "chaotic development" is my…
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