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#1 Posted by NTM (7263 posts) -

OK, so I know I definitely am going to have to clarify on this one. It's a question, and I'm asking, if it were to happen, what game would you take, and then look at graphics and sound qualities from another to change into from what it is currently. An example, I think it'd be nice if Deus Ex: Human Revolution had the graphics of Rage (running at 60 frames and all), and had the sound quality of Battlefield 3. So basically, it's a mix of the Frostbite 2 and id Tech 5 engine put into Human Revolution. Not sure if that'd even be possible, but that doesn't matter. Those aren't necessarily my favorite engines in the world, but I think it'd be nicely suited for such a game. That'd be my example. Sorry if this is a dumb thing to discuss, but it just came to mind. Imagining what it'd be like is nice. Also, I don't mean taking Battlefield 3's gun sounds and inserting it into Deus Ex, I just mean taking the way it all sounds, and making it work for Deus Ex. Hopefully you understand what I mean. This is all just wishful thinking.

#2 Posted by NTM (7263 posts) -

@PassiveKaerenai said:

Someone at Eidos was just way into the Matrix.

Uh, I mean, someone at Sarif Industries. Yeah.

More like, the original Deus Ex, which those guys were probably into the Matrix. I'm sure Eidos wasn't so much into the idea of making a character look like someone from the Matrix as much as they were into having Jensen look like JC Denton.

#3 Posted by NTM (7263 posts) -

So I've been thinking, most recently the band HEALTH, worked on Max Payne 3, and Daft Punk worked on Tron: Legacy, I know Tron isn't a game (it's a game inside a movie), but it still got me thinking about who else should be approached to make an original soundtrack for a game. I'm actually just asking, I have no personal opinion of my own on who I'd like to work on one, but I'm sure there are those out there that do have a few in mind. I'm mostly wondering, who would be able to make their own sound converted into a cinematic approach for a game?

I like it when someone comes into something else and didn't previously do the type of music they'd do for a film or game, yet they're talented enough to do so. I'm sure there are a lot, maybe even all that could do it. What kind of game would you like to play, with a band you feel could do the game justice? I'll add one of my own, although I'll be cheating a little. I think there needs to be a game where the setting's Blade Runner-like, and the music is from Hans Zimmer (that's the cheating part) and Kenny G. I know, weird. I think for whatever type of genre the game was, those guys would be good at making a cool city mood. What do you think? Who would you like?

#4 Edited by NTM (7263 posts) -

@Castermhief117: You know what? I got things mixed up, I didn't mean astrology, I meant astronomy.

@Ekpyroticuniverse: Yeahhhh, and although being an ecologist is exactly what I had described my dream job to be, being an ecologist is a bit too specific for me. That probably didn't make much sense, but I just mean that learning about animals and plants aren't the only thing I'd like to study, there's a lot more than that, but thank you for telling me. It is one of the things that could interest me. An ecologist/astrologist. Interesting.

#5 Posted by NTM (7263 posts) -

@AhmadMetallic: Yeah, I was actually listening to the soundtrack at the time as well.

#6 Edited by NTM (7263 posts) -

There are more than a few, this is something that I've learned from a few games in the past, and now attempt to replay any high quality game I don't initially like. Although I can name more than one, I will name one that is significant because it's one that I didn't originally finish because it didn't catch my interests at first, but once I beat it, it turned out to be one of my favorite games, one of my favorite sci-fi franchises, and it basically strengthened my interests in sci-fi altogether, so I'd say for me, although it may be minor for some to think so, it's a pretty big deal. The name of the game is Dead Space.

I just couldn't like it, it was a game I had just bought because I had gotten a job during the summer of 08 and I could finally spend some money on a game, and it didn't matter to me, so I go on GameSpot, IGN, read reviews of it, and say, "what the hell; buy!" Come home, play it, and all I knew of it was to expect something similar to one of my other favorite games of all time, RE4, and I was for some reason severely disappointed. I even went so far as to not play it, but play Dark Sector and say to a friend "now this is what Dead Space should have been!" and boy was I mistaken. Months later, I thought to myself, what the hell, I bought it, I should finish it. I get through the rest of the game, and I was shocked, I missed out on what was then and probably currently my favorite game of all time, or very close to it.

I think Dead Space is the only game I didn't get into before I even finished it, then later liked it, but there are a lot of games that I had finished and didn't like, but played again and loved, like Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, inFAMOUS, and to a lesser extent, but still didn't quite enjoy it as much as I should have, and currently do, Metal Gear Solid 4. I think Metal Gear Solid 4 has to be one of the greatest quality games ever made, to this day, I mean, the problems in the game aren't even really problems. Too many cut-scenes, having to install every chapter, somewhat corny dialogue from time to time, it's all forgivable. Also, if it weren't for Dead Space, I would probably not even be interested in this years Prometheus, 'cause I wouldn't have thought about giving the Alien franchise another chance, I wouldn't have cared to watch 2001 again, I could keep going.

#7 Posted by NTM (7263 posts) -

@EndlessObsidian: Yes, I very much agree.

#8 Posted by NTM (7263 posts) -

@ZOnikJJ: Maybe I don't have this in common with many other people? I just know that I look out my room window and think, this looks like a good day to relax and play games, or watch a movie.

#9 Edited by NTM (7263 posts) -

I picked D. For me though, I kind of correlate different games with different types of weather, or season. It may be because I played those certain games and have fond memories of them during certain weather. Now, that's not exactly what I'm asking but I thought I'd mention it. Like, I remember one year it started snowing, and I was playing Perfect Dark Zero in the snowy area of the game with my best friend, we went outside soon after though, but that was good times. And I for some reason love to play G.R.A.W. 2 during the summer, or when it's hot. I'm not exactly sure what game I liked playing during the rain (maybe it's Bioshock), but I know I just love playing games on a relaxing day with rain going.