Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB
by Captain Kinopio » Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:21 am

Like most Rockstar games from the past 15 years this would be much better if they had an editor.

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB
by GrinWithoutaKat » Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:48 pm



Not had many glitches, but this made me laugh.

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB
by Captain Kinopio » Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:33 pm

Why is The 10 year old Jack Marston written and voiced as a 25 year old man

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB
by Preezy » Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:09 pm

Captain Kinopio wrote:Why is The 10 year old Jack Marston written and voiced as a 25 year old man

It was a tough childhood back in the West, he was probably shaving and hunting deer before he left the womb.

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB
by Captain Kinopio » Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:16 pm

Finally strawberry floating finished it. What the strawberry float was the point in that Epilogue, it’s like the Scouring of the Shire. Would have worked so much better as DLC or something, a really bizarre ending that showed up the lack of an outside voice to point out the games glaringly obvious flaws.

The music and visuals are stunning, genuinely stunning. Possibly the best in a non Nintendo game (the cruel cruel world song is fantastic).
The world design is superb, right up there with the best ever created, it’s certainly has the most natural authenticity to it. I did however have difficulty in finding how to have fun in it, the sense of exploration and adventure is actually pretty poor.

After coming down from my high with the game though (about 2-3 weeks in), where it was cruising into my top 10 ever, my enduring feeling is that Rockstar need to hire some actual game designers because after the first 10-20 hours it’s just bad. Ignoring the controls because they’ve been talked about to death, the mission design is the main offender because it’s just plain terrible. There are maybe 2 or 3 that stand out in the sprawling mass of repetitive boring busy work nonsense the game has you doing just to draw out it’s way way way too bloated story. I’d actually like to see some YouTube editor make a 90 minute cut of the games story packed with events across the world and all the music in the game as it could be brilliant

There’s a best game ever made in this somewhere, it’d just take a developer with a bit more humility to find it.

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB
by FatDaz » Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:13 pm

Completely agree with you. Bloated with little direction. And I loved the epilogue, mainly for the music but agree it was 7-8hrs of ultimately nothing but fan service. And we all know people should never get what they want.

The one thing rockstar did nail was Arthur and his story, but of course this was completely undone by the mission design. A character trying to do good is slightly ruined by a shootout mission that kills 50 sheriffs and pinkertons.

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB
by BORbles » Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:45 pm

Still playing this and I’m still in Chapter Four. It is a long game and a lot of things to do as well. :o

Not that I am complaining though.

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB
by BORbles » Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:18 pm

Dat ending of Chapter Four was pretty good. :o

Onto Chapter Five now. :D

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB
by Wedgie » Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:05 pm

Bring some hankies, Bor old boy. You'll need it.

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB
by Ploiper » Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:40 pm

im still somewhere in chapter 3 but I have not played it at all this month I don't think. pretty sure I have only played it 3 times over the past 4 weeks in fact. as much as I loved just exploring the world, the game lost me with everything else. i'll force my way back to it at some point

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