Dynamic Aggro (or lack there of)

#1 Posted by Mesoian (1574 posts) -

So I've been steadily warming up to this game; the demo was quite fun and the vidoes that RobertCram1 are uploading make the game look quite interesting. My biggest problem with it all right now though is the lack of dynamic aggro. Each time your party goes through the forest or a cliffside and comes across enemies, they all aggro to you. Even if it's like, a pack of wolves mingling with a cyclops, I have yet to see one enemy type attack another enemy type for any reason. Some of the most amazing stuff in Skyrim was stumbling across random fights along your travels, watching Dragons fight giants, watching a rabbit try to take on a sabercat. I'd be a real shame if that wasn't in this game, especially seeing how densely populated the world seems to be.

/observations

#2 Edited by Marz (5659 posts) -

there is some natural aggro in the game, enemies will also attack each other if they hit each other ala Doom.    
 
here's an example of a player just running into what looks like a cyclops attacking a goblin.
  

#3 Posted by BraveToaster (12588 posts) -

I haven't heard of RobertCram1, but I'll check out his videos. Watching gameplay videos for this game is entertaining.

#4 Posted by JustKamToo (703 posts) -

I have seen a video of mob on mob violence but I can't remember what video it was, I think it was an undead attacking a goblin. I see if I can find it

#5 Posted by Karkarov (3195 posts) -

@BraveToaster said:

I haven't heard of RobertCram1, but I'll check out his videos. Watching gameplay videos for this game is entertaining.

This is interesting cause the OP hasn't seem them all. In one vid he runs into a Cyclops that a bunch of bandits were actually in combat with when he arrived. I will warn though, while I like he is posting the vids and showing stuff.... the guy sucks at the game like big time. Also if you pay attention in the demo of the countryside mission your pawns use gobllin corpses to lure the Griffin, meaning it eats the little buggers. Also if you move into the Goblins but don't kill them all before the Griffin shows it definitely will take them out too if they get in the way.

#6 Posted by BraveToaster (12588 posts) -

@Karkarov said:

@BraveToaster said:

I haven't heard of RobertCram1, but I'll check out his videos. Watching gameplay videos for this game is entertaining.

This is interesting cause the OP hasn't seem them all. In one vid he runs into a Cyclops that a bunch of bandits were actually in combat with when he arrived. I will warn though, while I like he is posting the vids and showing stuff.... the guy sucks at the game like big time. Also if you pay attention in the demo of the countryside mission your pawns use gobllin corpses to lure the Griffin, meaning it eats the little buggers. Also if you move into the Goblins but don't kill them all before the Griffin shows it definitely will take them out too if they get in the way.

Yes, the Griffin does swoop down and take them out if you're not quick enough. I'm pretty sure that a bandit was trying to kill a wolf in one of the videos the OP mentioned

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