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  • Ravey posted a message in the forum topic Is This An ignorant Opinion Of Indie Games?. on the General Discussion board

    Ignorant, but clearly hyperbolic.Sounds like you were very open and cool with him, but sometimes that makes you look foolish. I mean, I'm doing it to you right now, and I know that apologizing after-t...

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  • Ravey posted a message in the forum topic Cliff Blezinski's new game. Early Access: 80's inspired Battle Royale game. on the Radical Heights board

    @floydeo said: @casepb said: @dudeglove said: Finally a chance to play Sunset OverdriveI wish. I would actually play a battle royal game like that.I would play a Smash TV battle royale game as well.I ...

  • Ravey posted a message in the forum topic What is this game?. on the Underworld Ascendant board

    Underworld is very different from the market-driven notion of what an RPG is, or what RPG mechanics are. Rather, it's a first-person action/strategy game that's trying to capture the power and flexibi...

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  • Ravey posted a message in the forum topic Some of this generation's "big" video games feel like time-sinks devoid of emotional impact. on the General Discussion board

    @zevvion said: Not every game has to be a narrow, story-driven, single player experience with emotional impact. Are you trying to say other games are bad?None of that was implied:"This is not to say t...

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  • Ravey posted a message in the forum topic Do you work on your gaming blind spots?. on the General Discussion board

    @ezekiel: Any popular games or genres that you're not familiar with.

  • Ravey posted a message in the forum topic Doom 3 vs Doom 2016. on the General Discussion board

    @artisanbreads: True. I'm probably wrong. I think Quake 3 struck a good balance between design, tech and classic id aesthetics... it's just that the blandness and poor design of Quake 2's singleplayer...

  • Ravey posted a message in the forum topic Know of any good gamedev blogs?. on the General Discussion board

    In the Games of Madness - Accessible, compelling and informative. Great articles on the psychology of play from a narrativist perspective, written by members of Frictional Games (Penumbra, Amnesia, SO...

  • Ravey posted a message in the forum topic Doom 3 vs Doom 2016. on the General Discussion board

    @humanity: The problem is that we think of Doom as a thing created by techies, nerds and gamers rather than creative and talented engineers and artists that wanted to make money.Id wanted to reach the...

  • Ravey posted a message in the forum topic Doom 3 vs Doom 2016. on the General Discussion board

    @lestephan: Most modern versions of Doom have an auto run feature so you only need to walk when it's absolutely necessary. Initially, you had to play it like Mario if you were speedrunning the levels ...

  • Ravey posted a message in the forum topic Doom 3 vs Doom 2016. on the General Discussion board

    @humanity: John Romero, Gabe Newell, Brad Shoemaker and Ryan Davis have all described the original Doom as scary. Personally, I think it's a bit more nuanced: Doom felt more challenging, hostile, shoc...