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July 27th, 2018, 09:12
Now I'm considering giving it another go

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July 27th, 2018, 12:11
Prey was good. It could use a few tweaks to cut down on the respawns. I didn't play Elex so no comment but in Silver Coins defense not everyone likes every game and I personally haven't loved the PB games which is why Elex is a game I haven't but might one day try.
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July 27th, 2018, 12:24
Prey needed fewer neuromods, a lightsaber, an assault rifle and a sniper rifle

Most of all, though, I disliked the art style and 60s inspired setting.

Other than that, it was utterly fantastic.
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July 27th, 2018, 14:38
Originally Posted by Darth Tagnan View Post
Prey needed fewer neuromods, a lightsaber, an assault rifle and a sniper rifle

Most of all, though, I disliked the art style and 60s inspired setting.

Other than that, it was utterly fantastic.
I agree completely about the neuromods. I probably had close to 20 by the end of the game that I didn't even use. Other than that, the game was close to perfection for me.

The art style didn't bother me, although I guess I can understand why some wouldn't care for it.

The only real downer for me was the ending. I didn't like it at all. However, I'm not one of those people that really cares too much about a few minutes of cutscenes after the game is complete, and it tends not to affect my overall opinion of a game.
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July 27th, 2018, 14:48
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Elex was also my second favorite game last year. I played as a Berserker so the balance wasn't too bad at the end but I was still crushing most encounters. That was fine because I spent a lot of time raising my stats and getting the best armor and weapons.

I will have to do a replay and try the clerics.
So what was your favorite?

Prey and Elex were my top 2. I think Prey is objectively superior in almost every aspect, but I enjoyed them equally.

I still haven't played Original Sin 2, but I wasn't exactly blown away by the first game. Maybe I just wasn't in the mood for that style of game when I played it, but I found it too slow-paced and grindy.
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July 27th, 2018, 15:58
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You're right. It was a rhetorical question anyways. I already knew his answer was going to be dishonest.
My subjective experience isn't dishonest. You sound like a fanboy.
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July 27th, 2018, 16:15
Originally Posted by JDR13 View Post
So what was your favorite?

Prey and Elex were my top 2. I think Prey is objectively superior in almost every aspect, but I enjoyed them equally.

I still haven't played Original Sin 2, but I wasn't exactly blown away by the first game. Maybe I just wasn't in the mood for that style of game when I played it, but I found it too slow-paced and grindy.
My favorite game last year was Battle Brothers. For me, it is almost the perfect game. If it had mod support and if you could lvl your leader, like in the HoMM series, it would be perfect. Open world games are my favorite and stories tend to bore me after awhile because how many computer games measure up to a good book?

Elex beat out Original Sin 2 for 2nd place. I was not a huge fan of the first OS but OS2 was way more enjoyable for me. The story did not bore me and they kept the corny humor down somewhat.

BTW I have 850 hours played in Battle Brothers which kinda scares me.

I will have to check out Prey.
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July 27th, 2018, 17:28
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My subjective experience isn't dishonest. You sound like a fanboy.
That would be a fair statement if I didn't think you were lying. I'm pretty sure you are though.

From previous discussions with you, I get a strong impression that you've barely played Elex or possibly not played it at all. I could be wrong of course, but I don't think that I am.

That and the fact that you've been dishonest on these forums in the past.
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July 27th, 2018, 17:33
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My favorite game last year was Battle Brothers. For me, it is almost the perfect game. If it had mod support and if you could lvl your leader, like in the HoMM series, it would be perfect. Open world games are my favorite and stories tend to bore me after awhile because how many computer games measure up to a good book?

Elex beat out Original Sin 2 for 2nd place. I was not a huge fan of the first OS but OS2 was way more enjoyable for me. The story did not bore me and they kept the corny humor down somewhat.

BTW I have 850 hours played in Battle Brothers which kinda scares me.

I will have to check out Prey.
I don't think I've ever come close to putting that much time into one game.

I'll have to check out Battle Brothers some time. You should definitely play Prey. I'm not sure if immersive sims are your thing, but Prey is one of the best.
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July 27th, 2018, 19:22
I didn't acquire Elex until this year, as of now it would be my second favourite currently of this annum, right behind Cold Steel the second. That might change as the year progresses!!
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July 27th, 2018, 20:06
I should give battle brothers I try. I purchased it last year but haven't played. Right now I'm playing for the king and banner saga 3 but I suspect battle brothers will be more interesting than for the king.

Originally Posted by Hastar View Post
My favorite game last year was Battle Brothers. For me, it is almost the perfect game. If it had mod support and if you could lvl your leader, like in the HoMM series, it would be perfect. Open world games are my favorite and stories tend to bore me after awhile because how many computer games measure up to a good book?

Elex beat out Original Sin 2 for 2nd place. I was not a huge fan of the first OS but OS2 was way more enjoyable for me. The story did not bore me and they kept the corny humor down somewhat.

BTW I have 850 hours played in Battle Brothers which kinda scares me.

I will have to check out Prey.
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July 27th, 2018, 22:53
Battle Brothers is pretty brilliant, it has a rather harsh learning curve but once you get the feel of your troops and how terrain factors in, it is quite the enjoyable ride. I'd be surprised if you didn't like it. (no pun intended!)
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