@hassun: I was going to get LiS 2 whilst it was on sale but then someone I know said Episode 2 was so bad she wasn't even going to finish the rest of it, so I put it back on the back burner to wait for a steeper sale. I'm too fickle, I know.
@humanity: I played Dragon's Dogma back in 2013! Yes, a year after initial release, but I was playing Dark Arisen a long while ago, relatively speaking. It was just years of Austin talking about it that got it all up in my brain, and me to buy the "remastered" version last year.
@humanity: It really just baffles me that people have the time and energy to go to such lengths just to dunk on stuff. Like, I'm not going to complain that someone read my blog (if you're reading this comment, thank you for giving me your time!), but also... You know.
@humanity: I think the run is also supposed to be a joke. Like, try to make you think you finished the game, but then they pull the rug out from you because the game has like another five hours of stuff to do. Also it felt like some Baywatch level of goofy beach running.
@humanity: Yeah, it's easy to get caught up on the specifics of the story, and clown on a lot of aspects, but there are genuine moments that, at least on their own, work. I probably didn't get as much of an emotional reaction as you did, but there's good stuff in there.
And yeah, I don't think making you go all the way back is a troll. But also part of me kinda wants to go back into the game and make a trek of that length specifically without using any ziplines or vehicles, just to see how long it is. Probably won't though, but who knows.
And thank you! You should definitely also read the other blog I wrote today, the one that's just about the game part of the game. This one was a lot of me just writing and wrapping my head around stuff, whereas the other was a bit more thoughtful. If that makes any sense.
@drm2thej: Yeah, Die-Hardman really did a 180 from "generic video game guy who gives you orders" to a real character that has just been carrying a very heavy weight all this time that's really worn away at him. Wish more of the game had been like that.
@notnert427: I wish Giant Bomb featured Liking because I would have Liked that in addition to liking it.