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April 3rd, 2014, 17:26
Originally Posted by daveyd View Post
Not only is it insanely expensive, it's a stupid gimmick. The figurines look neat, I guess, but if I want to play a board game, I'll buy a board game. When I play a cRPG I don't want expensive peripherals, I just want a good game; interesting story, challenging / strategic gameplay, and hopefully something that hasn't been done before (e.g., different setting). It's a shame, because this might have made a decent RPG if you could just play it with a mouse / keyboard…Then again it also seems too focused on multi-player and has a pretty generic fantasy setting / premise, so perhaps it's no great loss to cRPG fans who don't want to drop several hundred dollars to play one game.
Nintendo did very well with developing a new system around a different kind of controller. Arguably MS did too with Kinect. Apple was eventually successful enough with their controller that we all take it for granted.

Even more recently, I think guitar hero did really well in spite of its bankruptcy, but u-draw…
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