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PostSubject: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen EmptyWed 9 Jan 2019 - 16:13

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Capcom announced yesterday that the enhanced version of Dragon's Dogma, Dark Arisen will becoming to Switch on April 23rd.

I've not played DD, all I know it's an Action-RPG in a fantasy setting but that's about it, so I'm not sure to be excited or not.
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PostSubject: Re: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen EmptyWed 9 Jan 2019 - 17:37

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I did see this cause a bit of stir of my twitter timeline yesterday, and I've not played it either but from what I remember it seemed to have a mixed reactions where some loved it and other didn't.

Anyone here played it and is it any good?
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PostSubject: Re: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen EmptyWed 9 Jan 2019 - 17:40

Yeah same on mine, I saw some go yet another port the Switch is 2 years old now and successful then some go can't way to play it on the go etc


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PostSubject: Re: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen EmptyWed 9 Jan 2019 - 17:59

I meant back when it first came out it seemed to have a mixed reception.
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PostSubject: Re: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen EmptyWed 9 Jan 2019 - 21:37

It's an interested concept let down by really inconsistent and janky gameplay and terrible signposting leading to many sudden deaths at the hands of enemies that happen to be mad levels higher than you. I'd pass...
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PostSubject: Re: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen EmptyWed 9 Jan 2019 - 21:42

I'm actually tempted by this - I've heard there's a mixed response to this, but what's got me tempted is that those that like the game absolutely love it. It's been a fair while since I've played an action RPG in this vein, so I might end up giving this a look. It looks pretty janky visually, but the cult acclaim that it has garnered does have me tempted.
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PostSubject: Re: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen EmptyWed 9 Jan 2019 - 23:23

Is it the good kind of janky or the pretty bad janky though? As when I started Witcher 3 recently I was quite shocked at some of the janky-ness that game has which is something you never see anyone mention when they talk about it but I was able to look past it and love the game now.

So, knowing that sort of stuff that Andy mentions beforehand could make me go easier on it........BUT doubt I'll be looking for another big action-rpg anytime soon so I'll probably wait to see what the reviews are like.
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PostSubject: Re: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen EmptyThu 10 Jan 2019 - 1:35



Pretty much everyone whose gaming opinion I respect loves this game. I never got around to it on PS3 so I am dead keen.

And Jas you should definitely check it out, it shares loads of DNA with Monster Hunter.
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PostSubject: Re: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen EmptyThu 10 Jan 2019 - 2:00

I know very little of this game but the buzz I've seen for its announcement has been very encouraging so I'll give it a shot.
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PostSubject: Re: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen EmptyThu 10 Jan 2019 - 10:46

Never played it but always been interested, so I'm up for this
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PostSubject: Re: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen EmptyFri 11 Jan 2019 - 10:31

I never considered the Witcher janky, so I was surprised when you said that. I found the control in DD were getting in the way of the enjoyment a lot of the time. Admittedly I never got to the second half of the game where it supposedly becomes amazing, but that's a very long slog to get there...
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PostSubject: Re: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen EmptyFri 11 Jan 2019 - 12:42

It's mostly animation stuff in Witcher not being as smooth as I would expect it to be, thankfully a lot of this is outside of the combat so it only matters if you are out exploring the world. The horses especially are the worst I've ever used in a game to the point where I will just fast travel for long the distances and run on foot for the short ones.
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PostSubject: Re: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen EmptyFri 11 Jan 2019 - 12:45

The_Jaster wrote:
Is it the good kind of janky or the pretty bad janky though? As when I started Witcher 3 recently I was quite shocked at some of the janky-ness that game has which is something you never see anyone mention when they talk about it but I was able to look past it and love the game now.

So, knowing that sort of stuff that Andy mentions beforehand could make me go easier on it........BUT doubt I'll be looking for another big action-rpg anytime soon so I'll probably wait to see what the reviews are like.

The game openly warns the player in loading screens to avoid going out at night or off the beaten path unless they feel very sure of themselves.  I followed that advice and never had an issue.  I also didn't a few times and the game showed me why it told me to stay on the path.

There are entire portions of the map that are very veeery dangerous until you're fairly high-level, but there are plenty of areas you can also go and, as long as you avoid nighttime (nightmare-fuel and deadly as hell no matter where you are) you'll be fine.  You can progress the story and do a decent bundle of side-quests without running into issues, and the sidequests that are set in bad territory are easy to avoid (and a good way of educating the player where not to go).

The only problem some might have is that it can be a very fine line between where the game goes from doable straight to "imma gonna rip you in half!" mode.  Slide down the wrong cliff while fighting a pack of wolves and you might find yourself against a bunch of killer alligators or a chimera with no hope of escape or victory.  

Some of my favourite parts where carefully winding my way through bad territory for a quest and taking part in a siege.  And it's really satisfying late-game when you can start to branch off the main path and actually take on all the monsters that so terrified you early on.

Basically save regularly and play cautiously and you'll be fine.
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PostSubject: Re: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen EmptyFri 11 Jan 2019 - 12:53

Thinking about it I do still have Witcher 3 to play, that I should just play that instead.
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PostSubject: Re: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen EmptyFri 11 Jan 2019 - 13:10

@Athrun - The more I look the game up the more I do think I will enjoy it, the strider class looks like fun.

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@mas - Yup you should definitely play Witcher 3.
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PostSubject: Re: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen EmptySat 12 Jan 2019 - 11:39

Oh wow. Er... I need to clear my backlog before April 23rd! I don't know why I ignored the existence of the original version of the game. I'm sold. I can live with clunkiness; it's much more forgivable than stationary yap-yap bad storytelling, which this seems to bypass.
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PostSubject: Re: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen EmptySat 12 Jan 2019 - 22:49

Athrun888 wrote:

There are entire portions of the map that are very veeery dangerous until you're fairly high-level, but there are plenty of areas you can also go and, as long as you avoid nighttime (nightmare-fuel and deadly as hell no matter where you are) you'll be fine.  You can progress the story and do a decent bundle of side-quests without running into issues, and the sidequests that are set in bad territory are easy to avoid (and a good way of educating the player where not to go).

The only problem some might have is that it can be a very fine line between where the game goes from doable straight to "imma gonna rip you in half!" mode.  Slide down the wrong cliff while fighting a pack of wolves and you might find yourself against a bunch of killer alligators or a chimera with no hope of escape or victory.  

Some of my favourite parts where carefully winding my way through bad territory for a quest and taking part in a siege.  And it's really satisfying late-game when you can start to branch off the main path and actually take on all the monsters that so terrified you early on.

This all sounds really cool and has pretty much sold me on this. Thumbs Up!
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PostSubject: Re: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen EmptySun 7 Jul 2019 - 13:19

I'm really liking this. My playtime has been limited only by the fact that it feels like a game I'm supposed to sit down and play in big sessions, so I rarely feel like firing it up if I just have time for a quick bash before or after work, or between hikes and social engagements at the weekend.
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PostSubject: Re: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen EmptySun 21 Jul 2019 - 17:47

This game is hella dope.
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PostSubject: Re: Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen EmptySun 21 Jul 2019 - 21:44

Good to see you are enjoying it, I was so tempted when it went on sale recently but my current backlog put me off getting as it'd only sit there unplayed for months. Though if I do get through that backlog (which is only 7 or 8 games) this would be the first thing I'd buy.
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