December 28, 2008
This game is more cracklike than the most cracktacular crack to have ever cracked out of a crackpipe!
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at Sun Dec 28 20:09:49 2008 (+rSRq)
Looks like Fallout 3 to me.
Having had no experience with the previous iterations, I'm hesitant to jump in at this stage. I feel like I'd be lacking the requisite experience to angrily mock it as "not really a Fallout game" with all the other alpha nerds.
Posted by: Will at Mon Dec 29 16:49:13 2008 (WnBa/)
Regards the "not really Fallout" griping, I'm not sure where that comes from. It is real time rather than turn based but it is remarkably true to the spirit of the 2 previous games. The freedom of movement in particular is astonishing. I am very impressed with this thing. It is one of the best I have ever seen.
I guess I'm just a Beta geek....
My only quibble is that there is no multiplayer option, but that would probably be exceedingly hard to pull off with the level of detail and freedom this game has, which is as great as some of the MMPORGs.
Posted by: Brickmuppet at Mon Dec 29 19:36:32 2008 (V5zw/)
It's the same reason I haven't gone out and dumped money on Red Alert 3, even though I desperately want to do so. EA has shown no regard for its paying customers (I'm speaking specifically of the continued unfixed bugs in games like Kane's Wrath) while turning the game into a long-term rental with limited activations and only hollow promises that they might someday maybe deactivate that requirement. I expect they'll go out of business and brick all those games first.
Posted by: Will at Mon Dec 29 22:46:02 2008 (oj5wx)
Posted by: Will at Tue Dec 30 09:44:03 2008 (oj5wx)
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