The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC, Game Pass (out now!), Switch (early 2020)

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC, Game Pass (out now!), Switch (early 2020)
by Jenuall » Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:02 pm

Yeah it definitely is a shorter game than I imagine most people would have been expecting. I think there is enough to it overall but any shorter and I would certainly have felt disappointed.

There's an underdeveloped aspect to some of the locations and the lore/world building in general - lots of great ideas at a high level but things are followed through or fleshed out as much as I think is necessary to make the whole thing feel special.

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC, Game Pass (out now!), Switch (early 2020)
by Hexx » Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:08 pm

OrangeRKN wrote:I got the feeling of something missing most when in Byzantium, it definitely feels the least developed of the areas. The side quests are very variable there too - some of my favourites in the game, but also some of the worst.


I haven't found that many and most have been short but quite fun (the film making one and the Retirement One - which while obvious had a fun intro.

All the "closed door" buildings feels like a lot of cut ambitions.

Sounds like I'll be finishing this weekend then

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC, Game Pass (out now!), Switch (early 2020)
by OrangeRKN » Fri Jan 10, 2020 5:23 pm

The film directing one is definitely worth replaying, I really enjoyed seeing the different ways it plays out

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC, Game Pass (out now!), Switch (early 2020)
by Squinty » Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:39 pm

How far have I go to on this? Made it to information broker on Monarch.

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by OrangeRKN » Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:25 am

Squinty wrote:How far have I go to on this? Made it to information broker on Monarch.


Depends on how quickly you've gone to the information broker compared to everything else to do on Monarch, as you can go there straight away or after wrapping up most of the planet as I did. Monarch is most likely the big middle section of the game, so once you're finished up there you're for sure over halfway.

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC, Game Pass (out now!), Switch (early 2020)
by Hexx » Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:43 am

Yeah Scylla was a bit of a shock as I thought I had a decent planet left!

Done - pretty good overall but never felt like it gelled to more than its parts. I’ve no desire to go back and replay (I got a pretty good ending across the board after a choice turned adjuncts office into a shooting gallery)

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC, Game Pass (out now!), Switch (early 2020)
by Squinty » Sat Jan 11, 2020 8:17 am

OrangeRKN wrote:
Squinty wrote:How far have I go to on this? Made it to information broker on Monarch.


Depends on how quickly you've gone to the information broker compared to everything else to do on Monarch, as you can go there straight away or after wrapping up most of the planet as I did. Monarch is most likely the big middle section of the game, so once you're finished up there you're for sure over halfway.


Thanks for getting back to me on this. Hopefully have the game done next week.

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC, Game Pass (out now!), Switch (early 2020)
by Squinty » Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:34 am

I can't quite grasp if *plot spoiler* Phineas is taking me for a ride or not. I've sided with him, but I think there's more to the situation with the Hope than he's letting on. I'll guess I'll find out soon enough.

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PostRe: The Outer Worlds (Obsidian) - PS4, X1, PC, Game Pass (out now!), Switch (early 2020)
by Squinty » Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:13 am

Finished it.

Really interested to know what is going on with Earth.


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