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Gaming Mount & Blade: Warband Hands-On Preview

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Sifter3000, 25 Feb 2010.

  1. Sifter3000

    Sifter3000 I used to be somebody

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    And I thought February was an expensive month to be a gamer. March is going to be even worse. I hope the sales for all these games do well, teaching publishers they don't ALL have to wait until Christmas.
     
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    Despite being interested in it beforehand, I didn't bother to buy this - but I picked this up in that steam sale and have not played anything else since! It really is a very enjoyable game and I will certainly be getting warband to follow it up.
     
  5. cjmUK

    cjmUK Old git.

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    M&B is an RPG? Barely...

    And as for the difficulty of combat, it couldn't be easier - unless Warband changes something fundamental.

    I think I'll checkout the Beta before I buy, but if MP is as much fun as the SP, I'll be certain to buy.
     
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    kornedbeefy New Member

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    You aint' joking. I have say, hundreds and hundreds of titles I'm backlogged on but the games keep on coming. 2010 does appear to be the year of PC gamings return.

    I hate to ask because I think all multiplayer games should have this option but does it have LAN/NETWORK play and if so how many does it support?
     
  7. MajorTom

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    I knew nothing of mount and blade until the recent steam sale. I'm very glad I bought it. I mentioned it to Baz shortly after I bought it, explaining how ace the combat was and how adictive the Campaign was. His responce: "IT'S SO UGLY!!!"
     
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    Doh, I must have missed the steam sale because this looks like a game id love!

    Time to start browsing ebay I guess
     
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    Can't wait for this. Mount and Blade is the best game nobody heard of. The combat system is incredible. I also like the scope to basically play how you like, good guy, bad guy, merchant, mercenary, whatever.
     
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    I thought it didn't look right when it said "Russia" in the article. You'll find they are based in Ankara, Turkey:
    http://www.taleworlds.com/tw_about_us.html

    I'm not playing the original game on the hardest setting, as I found the initial difficulty too steep. The game is rough around the edges, but it's fun.

    Some observations:
    -The quests could be more varied
    -The towns you upgrade could show the new buildings, maybe even as they are being built
     
  11. Faulk_Wulf

    Faulk_Wulf Internet Addict

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    This game sounds very very cool. This DOES have a single player component, right?
     
  12. cjmUK

    cjmUK Old git.

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    Did you read the article?

    Warband is the MP add-on to the SP Mount & Blade game.
     
  13. Stelph

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    Tried the demo last night, seems a lot of fun! Plus it doesnt seem to require too high a PC spec, was chugging along fine on my HP mini 311 (an nvidia ION netbook) so I can add it to the list of games to play when im on the move :)
     
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    Unless you bought Mount & Blade on Steam, in that case you dont have a CD key :(
     
  15. jon

    jon Chief Phrenologist

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    I am a HUGE M&B fan ... several of the add-on mods are excellent, as well, most notably the Native Expansion (hint: if you're going to rebel against your lord, make sure your castles are WELL DEFENDED!! :)

    I picked up L4D2 when it came out, and COD: MW2, but the game I turn on first whenever I start up my rig, is Mount & Blade ...

    And the replay value is awesome!

    -J
     
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