Currently $2.50 - Should I Buy

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#1  Edited By SoldierG654342

I know it's dirt cheap but I still don't like to waste money. Considering that I'm not a fan of recent BioWare games (Dragon Age and Mass Effect) and I only think Star Wars is alright, is this game still a worthwhile investment? 
 
Also, this game is somewhat old and I'm on a laptop running WIndows 7 and and integrated graphics card, so will it even run? 

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#2  Edited By SirPsychoSexy

This game is phenomenal, although I am not sure how well it has aged
 
edit: its $2.49 dude, just buy it

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#3  Edited By warxsnake

YES

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I just bought it yesterday and it runs fine on my Windows 7 machine.  Also the combat is quite fun.  More similar to Dragon Age than Mass Effect but it is different than Dragon Age.  Kind of feels like a fusion between the two with its own little quirks.  Only played an hour, but definitely like it a lot so far.

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#5  Edited By McGhee

Only if you want to play one of the greatest games of all time.

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#6  Edited By Animasta

it's no KOTOR2, but it's alright for being from bioware

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#7  Edited By RE_Player1

@Laketown said:

it's no KOTOR2, but it's alright for being from bioware

I liked Kotor 1 more than 2. It had that classic Star Wars feel yet with something new. Kotor 2 just felt like they tried too hard.

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#8  Edited By BubbleBobble

This is the one you want.

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#9  Edited By SirPsychoSexy

I rolled over and bought it even though I have it on xbox, and I just got all gta games excluding 4, for $7. Steam, how do you do it?

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#10  Edited By Animasta

@RE_Player92 said:

@Laketown said:

it's no KOTOR2, but it's alright for being from bioware

I liked Kotor 1 more than 2. It had that classic Star Wars feel yet with something new. Kotor 2 just felt like they tried too hard.

KOTOR 1 had like, 2 likable characters at best, and none of them were particularly well written. KOTOR 2's characters are all well written (well maybe not the wookie but whatever)

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#11  Edited By SoldierG654342

Well this seems fairly unanimous. I've spent more for a flash game (VVVVVV) so I figure I at least owe this a try for this price. 

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#12  Edited By RE_Player1

@Laketown said:

@RE_Player92 said:

@Laketown said:

it's no KOTOR2, but it's alright for being from bioware

I liked Kotor 1 more than 2. It had that classic Star Wars feel yet with something new. Kotor 2 just felt like they tried too hard.

KOTOR 1 had like, 2 likable characters at best, and none of them were particularly well written. KOTOR 2's characters are all well written (well maybe not the wookie but whatever)

The characters were better but the main thread was terrible in my opinion.

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#13  Edited By bellmont42

2 had better characters and overall gameplay... 1 had the  better story and twist... and not just by a small margin...
So yeah it is totally worth it if you haven't played it before.

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#14  Edited By Red

Yes, I've started replaying it myself recently, and it holds up pretty well. There's still some jank in it, for sure, but it's still honestly one of the greatest games of all time, and my favorite BioWare game. This is coming from someone who loves Jade Empire and thinks Mass Effect is the best franchise of this console generation.

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#16  Edited By YI_Orange

@BubbleBobble: Nobody wants that and it doesn't want anybody. I don't think I ever even got off Hoth without cheating.

KOTOR for $2.50 sounds like one of the best deals ever. I have a feeling it might have aged a little funky but I'm sure it's still fantastic.

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#17  Edited By bellmont42
@YI_Orange said:

@BubbleBobble: Nobody wants that and it doesn't want anybody. I don't think I ever even got off Hoth without cheating.

hey I beat that game 100 times probably when i was younger ! Of course at the same time I don't want to play it anymore :(
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#18  Edited By insanejedi

Greatest game of all time, YES you should!

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#19  Edited By Marokai
@McGhee_the_Insomniac said:

Only if you want to play one of the greatest games of all time.

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#20  Edited By project343

I'm in the process of playing through it for the 4th time. It's one of my favourite games of all time (sigh, can you tell?). I'm not having trouble with it, even via shoddy 360 emulation. Then again, I might be blindly wearing nostalgia goggles while playing it--no idea.

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#21  Edited By Buscemi

That you don't like Mass Effect OR Dragon Age just says a lot about your taste... which isn't the greatest.

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#22  Edited By Animasta

@Titus said:

That you don't like Mass Effect OR Dragon Age just says a lot about your taste... which isn't the greatest.

you don't like super popular games which means you have bad taste in games yeah GG

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#23  Edited By Subjugation

I enjoyed 1 more than 2 to be honest. The sequel has a massively disappointing ending that feels like no one cared to even try. Then again, it was made by Obsidian so maybe that goes without saying.

Bastila is a pretty bomb character imo. Certainly worth the price of a burger. Know going into it that the combat system isn't exactly real time like Mass Effect. It plays out in real time but you can tell that there are turns taking place.

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#24  Edited By SoldierG654342
@weeman105 said:

Know going into it that the combat system isn't exactly real time like Mass Effect. It plays out in real time but you can tell that there are turns taking place.

That's actually good to hear. What put me off of Mass Effect was that even though I had direct control over Shepard, combat was still basically dice rolls. 
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#25  Edited By CJduke

Its one of the greatest games ever

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#26  Edited By Animasta

@weeman105 said:

I enjoyed 1 more than 2 to be honest. The sequel has a massively disappointing ending that feels like no one cared to even try. Then again, it was made by Obsidian so maybe that goes without saying.

oh wait you mean the game that was rushed out in 8 months?

(and was actually written well)

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#27  Edited By ArbitraryWater

Yes. To be fair, it doesn't hold up under close inspection, but for $2.50 it's a steal.

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#28  Edited By Subjugation

@Laketown said:

@weeman105 said:

I enjoyed 1 more than 2 to be honest. The sequel has a massively disappointing ending that feels like no one cared to even try. Then again, it was made by Obsidian so maybe that goes without saying.

oh wait you mean the game that was rushed out in 8 months?

(and was actually written well)

Well that was the hope for most people as to why the story had a complete "wtf?" moment for an ending. I'm assuming you completed it too. Do you not agree that the finish made you go "... seriously?"

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#29  Edited By Buscemi
@Laketown: If you don't like good games, then yes you have bad taste.
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#30  Edited By Vehemont

Hells Yea!!!!!! I may just have to buy it for PC for that price! Get I now, though im sure ya did already right.........?

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#31  Edited By Spoonman671

Meh.

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#32  Edited By lawlerballer

I thought kotor 2 was pretty mediocre and  extremely buggy compared to kotor 1

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#33  Edited By Vehemont
@ArbitraryWater: @ArbitraryWater said:
Yes. To be fair, it doesn't hold up under close inspection, but for $2.50 it's a steal.
Hmph.... I think it does but this is coming from a guy that also like FFVII so.......yea LOL
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#34  Edited By Turambar
@RE_Player92 said:

@Laketown said:

@RE_Player92 said:

@Laketown said:

it's no KOTOR2, but it's alright for being from bioware

I liked Kotor 1 more than 2. It had that classic Star Wars feel yet with something new. Kotor 2 just felt like they tried too hard.

KOTOR 1 had like, 2 likable characters at best, and none of them were particularly well written. KOTOR 2's characters are all well written (well maybe not the wookie but whatever)

The characters were better but the main thread was terrible in my opinion.

Great writing and characters, but a poor overall plot seems like the standard for Obsidian games.  Still personally liked the second one more as well, despite the non-existent ending.
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#35  Edited By Tim_svlad

I think it definitely holds up, but this is also coming from the guy who played Fallout 1 for the first time 10 years after it was released and still thought it was one of the greatest games ever. If you can appreciate art-style and story instead of modern graphics and streamlined gameplay then absolutely yes.

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#36  Edited By iDarktread

Posted 2 weeks, 5 days ago

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#37  Edited By fattony12000

STILL BUY IT.

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