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Gaming Tharsis Review

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Combatus, 18 Jan 2016.

  1. Combatus

    Combatus Bit-tech Modding + hardware reviews Staff Super Moderator

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  2. workingclass

    workingclass New Member

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    10% I knew you guys were changing things up but that seems a little harsh since you say you loved it :)
     
  3. suenstar

    suenstar Collector of Things

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    I enjoyed watching a friend play this and get unbelievably frustrated by the time his crew got to week 6 and everything seemed impossible to manage with his remaining crew.

    While the game has a fairly good concept, it seems that they need to do a total re-balance of the mechanics as it looks much more challenging that it should be... almost to the point that they didn't play-test the game and just accepted the random number generation would on occasion be fair to the player.

    Where are you getting the 10% from?
    I can't see a single mention of scoring in the article beyond the 'Recommended' badge.
     
  4. BenB

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    Strangely, if you refresh page 2 while keeping an eye on the Recommended badge, you will momentarily see a 10% badge flash up. Odd eh?
     
  5. suenstar

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    I see, I didn't notice that initially as I don't normally skip straight to the scoring.
    I guess if someone is on a slightly slower connection then it might show up for a bit longer before the script kicks in and hides the old badge.

    Looks like whoever codes the templates for review pages might need to do a little tidy-up to remove any reference to the old badges instead of just running a jQuery script to hide them.
     
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    Got this and Darkest Dungeon on my Wish List, have bought a few too many games recently to justify getting either at the moment but I do quite like this random luck game mechanic ala FTL.

    Nice review.
     
  7. JakeTucker

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    Darkest Dungeon is coming out of Early Access soon enough, so that's on my "to-review" list.

    The rest of this month is pretty busy with Tomb Raider finally coming to PC though, so I'll have to see if I can find a spot for it.
     
  8. DeckerdBR

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    I finally got round to picking this up (in the gog sale), the review from you guys was spot on!

    I also like how I can play this game in bite sized chucks at my leisure as and when I have time with no love loss or lack of progress.

    The game takes no prisoners, brutal yet compelling!
     
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