Fallout '76 Announced

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by jawafour » Tue Nov 06, 2018 6:34 pm

Gemini73 wrote:...Can't see how that can fill anyone with confidence in their product.

Maybe. TBH, I just look at Bethesda's catalogue of games that have appealed to me such as Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Prey, Doom and Dishonored and I'm inclined to think they're gonna support the game on an on-going basis. That's good enough for me.

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by Gemini73 » Tue Nov 06, 2018 6:39 pm

jawafour wrote:
Gemini73 wrote:...Can't see how that can fill anyone with confidence in their product.

Maybe. TBH, I just look at Bethesda's catalogue of games that have appealed to me such as Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Prey, Doom and Dishonored and I'm inclined to think they're gonna support the game on an on-going basis. That's good enough for me.


And going on those games you've listed I agree and with time Fallout 76 could become something special, but you have to admit it's not been the greatest of starts.

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by jawafour » Tue Nov 06, 2018 6:45 pm

Gemini73 wrote:...with time Fallout 76 could become something special...

Yeah, I posted a similar line earlier:
jawafour wrote:...based upon most views shared so far I expect the general reception to be "mediocre"; I would not be surprised to see lots of [5]s. If anyone is jumping on board right from the off then I think they'll be doing it for the potential rather than as things stand now. As an online game, development and changes are going to be on-going...


Gemini73 wrote:...but you have to admit it's not been the greatest of starts.

Well, yes, these Beta test periods have identfied some areas for improvement.

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PostRe: Fallout '76 Announced
by Gemini73 » Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:00 pm

jawafour wrote:

Gemini73 wrote:...but you have to admit it's not been the greatest of starts.

Well, yes, these Beta test periods have identfied some areas for improvement.


And then some.

My stance, based on what we've seen and what we know, is there are clearly much better games, indeed survival based MMOs, to play right now than Fallout 76 in it's current state.

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PostRe: Fallout '76 Announced
by jawafour » Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:36 pm

My main aim, tbh, is to rail against shitposting in the thread. There has been a lot of it; mainly by folk who aren't interested in the game and will not be playing it.

We've got the picture by now. It's not Fallout 5. You don't like it. You won't be playing it. Please go and post in threads for games that you're excited about rather than someting that you have no interest in.

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by Tafdolphin » Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:58 pm

Criticising an upcoming game =/= shitposting.

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by jawafour » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:01 pm

Repeatedly posting "bad" stuff about a game you're not really interested in = shitposting.

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by Tafdolphin » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:01 pm

How so, if said bad things are a large part of the accepted critical response? Again, are we to ignore such things? Would they have been more acceptable had someone else posted them?

What criteria are you using here for shitposting?

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by Gemini73 » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:09 pm

jawafour wrote:My main aim, tbh, is to rail against shitposting in the thread. There has been a lot of it; mainly by folk who aren't interested in the game and will not be playing it.

We've got the picture by now. It's not Fallout 5. You don't like it. You won't be playing it. Please go and post in threads for games that you're excited about rather than someting that you have no interest in.


Steady on, Jawa. I'm a Fallout fan and I'm also a fan of survival MMOs, I've as much right to post in this thread as anyone else, including you, and I've every right to express my disappointment in what I've so far seen in regards to Fallout 76.

Seriously getting sick and tired of some people throwing their weight around GRcade like they own the strawberry floating place.

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by jawafour » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:14 pm

Gemini73 wrote:..Seriously getting sick and tired of some people throwing their weight around GRcade like they own the strawberry floating place.

Well, that makes two of us. I'm sick and tired of some people stamping on things just for the sake of it, like they don't give a crap about the place.

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by Tafdolphin » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:18 pm

You're not the forum police jawa, as much as I understand that want.

Some people are not enthused about this game. Expressing that is not forbidden, nor is it shitposting because you don't agree with it.

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PostRe: Fallout '76 Announced
by Gemini73 » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:22 pm

Ah, it's been a ghastly couple of weeks on here for me.

Some of it my fault, some of it not..

The thread is all yours, jawa. You can pretend Fallout 76 is the best game ever made until you're blue in the face and I won't be here to challenge it. Life is too damn short.

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by jawafour » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:26 pm

Tafdolphin wrote:You're not the forum police jawa, as much as I understand that want.

Some people are not enthused about this game. Expressing that is not forbidden, nor is it shitposting because you don't agree with it.

Taf, any forum member has the power to call out something they think isn't on. You guys have been very, very clear that you don't like the game and won't be playing it. That is totally reasonable. You're fine, of course, to say so. Which you have.

But... why keep on posting that? I class that as shitposting. What point is there in carrying on posting stuff about a game you don't like and won't be playing?

Gemini73 wrote:...You can pretend Fallout 76 is the best game ever made until you're blue in the face and I won't be here to challenge it. Life is too damn short. I'm outta here.

No way. Don't try and pin your decision to leave on me just 'cos I've called you out on this point.

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by Tafdolphin » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:28 pm

I had no intention in coming back here until you called me out again.

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PostRe: Fallout '76 Announced
by jawafour » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:30 pm

Tafdolphin wrote:I had no intention in coming back here until you called me out again.

You've "won", Taf. I have gotten annoyed about your posts. Well played. You've brought me down to your level.

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PostRe: Fallout '76 Announced
by Tafdolphin » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:39 pm

What level is that?

You've been acting like Photek in an MS thread in here, although in a slightly subtler manner. You've been dismissing the largely negative impressions and calling out people posting them as shitposters. You've downplayed every report of the game being a bug ridden mess. As annoying as you're finding my posts, believe me the feeling is mutual.

Anyway this is futile. I'll be back when the 7s start rolling in.

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PostRe: Fallout '76 Announced
by jawafour » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:45 pm

I *have* taken a positive tone... well as much as predicting a [5] is positive. I did it because you took such a negative one. Well, here we are. What a great situation.

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by Manwell Pablo » Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:31 pm

Meep wrote:There were a few things improved in 4. I like being able to customise my own base just how I want it (although I simply could not be arsed doing the same for all the settlements - seriously why couldn't there be an option to have the settlers build stuff for themsleves?) and the weapons were fun to muck around with and customise. In most other ways it was a backwards step though, in terms of overall game design and narrative.

The best part of Fallout 4 was actually the Far Harbour DLC, which actually gave you mulitple ways of solving quests and made you pause for thought on occasion rather than brainlessly following the next quest marker.


I liked the flexibility in far harbour. That fact I could murder all of the boring and unlikeale inhabitants was probably the highlight and of one of the most forgettable pieces of dlc I’ve ever played.

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by OrangeRKN » Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:47 pm

Fallout GRcade

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The arguing is unnecessary and I like you all so pls

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PostRe: Fallout '76 Announced
by jawafour » Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:05 pm

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It went too far, too fast. I'm not proud of it and will be taking a break.


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