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Postby Tyler » Thu Oct 09, 2014 8:30 pm

cwilkins and I got this game. Immediate impressions are LotR + Batman + Assassin's Creed. I think it's going to be a lot of fun. Getting very solid reviews. This will hold me over until Batman actually comes out. 30+ hours of gameplay.
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Postby wags83 » Thu Oct 09, 2014 9:00 pm

Video games weekly said it was like a LotR themed combination of the Arkam Batman games and Assassins Creed. It looks really cool.
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Postby DannyFanny » Thu Oct 09, 2014 9:36 pm

I have bought a new game in a while.

This one looked interesting but won't spend the money to get it
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Postby Tyler » Fri Oct 10, 2014 5:00 pm

This game is totally Batman, there is even "detective mode" equivalent. Both games are made by Warner Brothers so I am okay with them borrowing so many mechanics from the Arkham games
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Postby Tyler » Sat Oct 11, 2014 10:39 pm

Some super cool mechanics in this game, for example, if someone kills you they get promoted. You can then take revenge on them, and when you fight them they will reference killing you before and usually be harder to kill with better armor
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Postby cwilkins88 » Sun Oct 12, 2014 7:48 am

This game is the must fun I've had in awhile
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Postby Tyler » Sun Oct 12, 2014 6:05 pm

162 hit streak. Beat that cwilkins. It gave me time to go from last stand to all the way full
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Postby Tyler » Sun Oct 12, 2014 6:38 pm

I have maybe 3-4 hours into this game and I don't think I've done any of the main missions yet. I've just being doing side challenges and killing bosses. Found out a lot of the times you think a boss is killed but he comes back, so be sure to cut of their heads
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Postby DannyFanny » Sun Oct 12, 2014 7:14 pm

Tyler wrote:I have maybe 3-4 hours into this game and I don't think I've done any of the main missions yet. I've just being doing side challenges and killing bosses. Found out a lot of the times you think a boss is killed but he comes back, so be sure to cut of their heads


That's how it starts. Next thing you know you'll be a level 65 dark knight with a soul-sucking sword
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Postby Tyler » Wed Oct 22, 2014 6:44 am

I haven't played for like 3 days, I am suffering from withdrawal. Probably won't have time to play tonight either because of trivia and needing to watch The Flash.
#firstworldproblems
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Postby DannyFanny » Wed Oct 22, 2014 10:21 am

Tyler wrote:I haven't played for like 3 days, I am suffering from withdrawal. Probably won't have time to play tonight either because of trivia and needing to watch The Flash.
#firstworldproblems



sounds like you have your priorities mixed up.
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Re: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Postby Tyler » Sun Oct 26, 2014 2:37 pm

I killed the dude who killed my family, he wasn't very tough. He actually made it easier by killing all of his guys every 30 seconds. I'm now on the next map, I am going to stop doing all of the side quests for now. I am spending way to much time killing captains when I should just finish the main campaign, I can go back to the captains later if I want.
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Postby cwilkins88 » Sun Oct 26, 2014 3:45 pm

The main campaign gets really fun on the new area
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Postby cwilkins88 » Sun Oct 26, 2014 3:46 pm

Do the beast missions first to unlock caragor counter
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Postby Tyler » Sat Nov 08, 2014 7:55 pm

Completed the game with actually only 61% complete, but I will not go back and do the side missions. The story was pretty weak, as was the ending. The "big boss" fights were always really really easy, easier than the Captains actually. Game play was tons of fun tho, I was never playing for the story.
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Postby cwilkins88 » Tue Nov 11, 2014 9:37 am

I agree. While I was playing the game, I wanted to do 100% completion, but after the game ends, there isn't a whole lot of reason to go back. I thought the war chief battle was pretty cool, but the end boss battle was completely irrelevant. Stealth, run, stealth, run, end of battle. I've fought harder shield guys.
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Postby Tyler » Tue Nov 11, 2014 9:45 am

cwilkins88 wrote:I thought the war chief battle was pretty cool, but the end boss battle was completely irrelevant. Stealth, run, stealth, run, end of battle. I've fought harder shield guys.

That wasn't the final final boss. The final boss was just a cut scene timing the button thing.
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Postby Tyler » Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:45 am

GamersGate.com has Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor: Game of the Year Edition (PC Digital Download) on sale for $4.47.

For those that haven't played, this is a no brainer at this price.
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Postby Tyler » Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:20 pm

How are you liking it Wags?
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Postby kyle » Wed Jul 05, 2017 7:41 am

I DL'd this when it first released and thought it was pretty fun but didn't invest much time into it. My friend gifted this to me during the sale. I will give it another go!

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