Following Darkest Dungeon

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  • thatdudeinthecotton 18 Sep 2015 15:18:08 4 posts
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    Darkest Dungeon is getting an big update next week that'll be adding the 4th area to the game, leaving it only 1 area short of its final goal.



    As shown it will be largely aquatic in nature focusing on the cliff side caves to the west of the manor, and will come with balance updates now revolving around the new corpse and heart attack mechanics.

    So, anyone got any opinions on this? I'm personally looking forward to the new setting, hopefully it'll be visually different enough to freshen up the aesthetic a bit, I've no doubt it's gonna be suitably difficult given the fan demand for it to be. As for the corpse and heart attack mechanics, well I gave my crappy opinion on them in the video below (Capitalism HO!), but to be concise I'm looking forward to getting some adjustments. As it stands they feel like semi-complete mechanics.

    [youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-SLPQHUsqs[/youtube]
  • Deleted user 28 January 2016 10:18:53
    I bought this game yesterday and I love it. That is all.
  • Ziz0u 28 Jan 2016 10:27:08 11,006 posts
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    Not sure if this thread will last, but I really want this on my Vita ASAP.
  • Rivuzu 28 Jan 2016 10:31:41 17,298 posts
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    Just make a Darkest Dungeon thread, rather than this shite.
  • MrTomFTW Best Moderator, 2016 28 Jan 2016 10:43:36 47,493 posts
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    Rivuzu wrote:
    Just make a Darkest Dungeon thread, rather than this shite.
    I've renamed the thread, let's just use this one!
  • Ddanno 28 Jan 2016 10:58:17 1,232 posts
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    What was the previous name?

    Might grab this to tide me over til March and DS3.
  • shamblemonkee 28 Jan 2016 11:17:55 17,916 posts
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    Game is gud
  • Stranded87 28 Jan 2016 17:59:16 1,801 posts
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    Man I'm tempted by this, but I don't always have the patience for hard/unforgiving games. Sometimes I do, but it depends on the game and I haven't quite worked out what the deciding factor is. Also kind of want it on Vita, so might just wait.
  • Dombat 28 Jan 2016 19:17:06 1,309 posts
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    I've watched a lot of this on Twitch. I really like the look of it but can't tell if I'd have the patience for a game this punishing.

    I'm also holding out for the Vita version - it seems ideal for it.

    Edited by Dombat at 19:17:29 28-01-2016
  • opalw00t 4 Feb 2016 15:59:58 12,809 posts
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    Horribly addicted to this, despite losing my best 4 characters last night.

    As you learn the enemies and curios for each region and your characters advance, I find myself making weirder and weirder effective combinations.
  • Trafford 15 Sep 2016 07:43:49 8,039 posts
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    Pre ordered this for PS4 last night.
    Out a week next Tuesday.
  • Mola_Ram 15 Sep 2016 08:10:52 17,972 posts
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    There's a Vita version coming out too, isn't there?
  • Trafford 15 Sep 2016 08:15:20 8,039 posts
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    Yeah, cross buy and cross save too apparently.
  • Mola_Ram 15 Sep 2016 08:19:37 17,972 posts
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    Excellent. I've been dying to play the thing, but it's the sort of game I'd rather play portable.
  • Ziz0u 15 Sep 2016 08:30:50 11,006 posts
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    Yup. Vita for me.
  • Humperfunk 15 Sep 2016 09:03:35 7,618 posts
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    Would love to get this but just got too much on both home console and handheld to play at the mo. Bah!
  • Mola_Ram 15 Sep 2016 14:12:05 17,972 posts
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    So, how much of a roguelike is it? Is it procedurally generated?
  • Ziz0u 27 Sep 2016 11:00:46 11,006 posts
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    I want this so badly but I missed out on the PS+ discount when my net bombed out last night and could barely justify it even then! :(
  • Gregolution 27 Sep 2016 11:05:38 8,991 posts
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    Started it on the tube this morning, looks absolutely excellent. Presentation, art, gameplay. And finally a game that releases with vita port done AND cross save.

    Very happy with this. And happy I paid for it a month ago so got the 20% discount too :)
  • Ziz0u 27 Sep 2016 11:09:47 11,006 posts
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    GoodForm wrote:
    Ziz0u wrote:
    I want this so badly but I missed out on the PS+ discount when my net bombed out last night and could barely justify it even then! :(
    How that? It's supposedly a 50+ hours game for one playthrough, and has replay value beyond that. And it's really really awesome at what it does.
    FIFA :/

    I'll definitely pick it up asap.
  • Tryhard 27 Sep 2016 11:52:21 12,014 posts
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    I enjoyed watching people pull their hair out as they played on pc release, as one of their main characters died.
  • HisDudness 27 Sep 2016 11:54:17 1,631 posts
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    How's the vita port? Does it feel smooth? Long loads?
  • gamecat 27 Sep 2016 12:09:20 768 posts
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    Loading seems OK, no complaints about smoothness either. Interface is fiddly as anything though, holding down of the L or R buttons to select is weird, the inventory is a swine to access, and it's missing some button prompts. It also makes zero use of the front touch, while using the back touch. Plus it's all obviously a bit cramped. May stick to playing on the PS4, but shall give another Vita go tonight.
  • GarlVinland 27 Sep 2016 12:35:14 3,193 posts
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    Played the tutorial on Vita, performance seems good, loading times not too bad. I like what they've done with the controls and UI but this really seems like a game that could utilise the touchscreen, there's so many options, stats and icons it can be a pain to navigate around. Just being able to tap the screen to see what something is/does would be a godsend.
  • Gregolution 27 Sep 2016 13:15:11 8,991 posts
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    I think given how much data there is on the screen, it's a very good port on vita. To be better, you really need a bigger screen. I'm really happy with it.

    However, I've got tonnes of questions about the game. I just did the first quest and I don't really get some stuff that happened. Why did abilities stop being useable for some characters turn to turn? And some abilities seem to have a minimum range but I don't see it listed in the description anywhere. ie: I could hit the back of the enemy group but not the front.

    I guess I need to hit a darkest dungeon wiki.....
  • HisDudness 27 Sep 2016 13:46:11 1,631 posts
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    Thanks for the feedback guys. Is there cross save? Is it easy to switch back and forth between the PS4 and PSVita?

    I'm really enjoying XCOM on the vita, and this seems like it would be similarly well-suited for the handheld.
  • Gregolution 27 Sep 2016 14:05:34 8,991 posts
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    @HisDudness yup. press square to cross save. Haven't used it yet as I've only started the game on my tube into work.
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