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The Elder Scrolls V꞉ Skyrim - (2011 game) image

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1814884/
http://www.elderscrolls.com/skyrim

A somewhat open world semi-rpg action adventure game.

I can see the appeal from back in the day, but it's pretty awkward now. Figuring out a fuckload of mods is mandatory, and even though that community has been going very very strong for a long time it's fucking hard to do so.

  • aka Skyrim



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Stargunner - (1996 game) box art

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(on Wikipedia)
(on Steam)
https://www.mobygames.com/game/922/stargunner/
was https://3drealms.com/catalog/stargunner_45/

A side-scrolling ship-shooter with upgrades.

While pretty neat, it's unforgiving and a bit annoying.

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Baldur's Gate 3 - (2023 game) logo 2

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(on Wikipedia)
(on Steam - on GoG)
https://baldursgate3.game/

Roam around harassing NPCs and accidentally-clicking in combat.

It has some really obvious and fundamental flaws that make it just terrible to cope with. I feel like I have to struggle against its design. The abilities are buckshot across the interface, the inventory is a hot mess, and combat is awkward and unforgiving. The dialog trees are kind of stupid most of the time, and player customization isn't particularly present, which is strange for a roleplaying game. I can only see that this has appeal because there have been no decent AAA games lately, and their variety is absolute shit.



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Fictorum - (2017 game) image

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https://store.steampowered.com/app/503620/Fictorum/
https://www.gog.com/game/fictorum
https://fictorum.com/

Be a wizard that runs around casting spells.

Really hard to play, but because its gameplay is bad. A new game, but it looks and feels like a PlayStation 2 game. Get it if it's on sale for a laugh, otherwise don't bother with this one.



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