SirOptimusPrime's forum posts

#1 Posted by SirOptimusPrime (1954 posts) -

@leebmx: I can't recommend playing it again because you didn't seem to enjoy yourself, but I really want to. Maybe its because I played the first one when I was really young, but I have such fond memories of those first two games that I think every fan of the modern games should at least finish them (and maybe only the first one) once to get a grasp of where the roots really are. There is some insane stuff you can do in those games, especially for the time. The only way you'll die in the beginning, or the ways that I can fathom, are by getting a pack of 4-6 radscorpions spawning on you immediately and taking their turn first. Even that has a good chance of being an escapable encounter and after that the game is pretty much smooth sailing if you know to talk to the people in Shady Sands (I assume this was the first town you found) and any town after that.

My first instinct in Fallout for some reason was to pickpocket everything and, let me tell you what, that is still a damn fine strategy. I think my terrible 6-year old brain said "eh, this place sucks so I'm gonna steal this cool shotgun."

#2 Edited by SirOptimusPrime (1954 posts) -

@leebmx said:

@humanity: I went back and had a mess around with Fallout 1 (it was stupidly hard).

I'm sorry, but if you think the original Fallout is at all difficult you're investing in lockpicking or something. I am genuinely confused. I don't even mean this in a "wow, u r so stupid lol" sort of terrible internet egoism, but Fallout is a very easy game no matter which way you play it. It's incredibly broken in lots of ways that you'd naturally stumble upon.

#3 Posted by SirOptimusPrime (1954 posts) -

@mb said:

new Mad Max movie coming out - Tom Hardy

This is literally all I needed to hear to be into this. Cannot wait, loved the Mad Max movies.

#4 Posted by SirOptimusPrime (1954 posts) -

I wish I could quote this 14,000 times without being instabanned. Conquistador is fantastic for tactical cRPG nuts (turn-based, because we ain't scrubs), tabletop gamers or anyone who likes to roleplay a little bit + people who care about C&C in their games, and people who go directly to midnight from anything having to do with American (N+S) history.

I wish I had finished the game, but school got in the way and I never actually completed it. Which means I should start a new game, like, today.

#5 Posted by SirOptimusPrime (1954 posts) -

@xeiphyer said:

What if we just installed a microphone in Vinny that just broadcasts everything he says to the internet, always.

Have him join Zoe and Patrick? What, you want Skynet to win?

#6 Posted by SirOptimusPrime (1954 posts) -

@savage: I actually have been playing a little Divinity, although I'm having a hard time getting into Divinity's setting, my hope with something like IE or BG was that the traditional D&D worlds would be more my style.

What exactly are you looking for that Divinity isn't giving you? If it has anything to do with the fantasy setting, you're probably SOL. If you're looking for something more serious in tone, those old games have their jokes for sure (mostly in references a la names or snippets of dialogue) but generally are less jokey and nonsensical than Divinity's.

#7 Posted by SirOptimusPrime (1954 posts) -

If you're the sort of person that gets perturbed by another man's eating habits (as long as they don't involve something truly grotesque), you're not really going places.

I thought it should be said.

#8 Posted by SirOptimusPrime (1954 posts) -

I have an eternal hatred for Edward Furlong, and I'm almost positive it stems from T2.

#9 Edited by SirOptimusPrime (1954 posts) -

@guyzea said:

@wrecks said:

For your consideration:

Chet and Shao Kahn, Street Punks

Came to say this, was not disappointed.

#10 Posted by SirOptimusPrime (1954 posts) -

@defaultprophet: I didn't see that he said "title or registration." That's pretty great.