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/vrpg/ is a place to discuss all types of role-playing video games, including single-player, multi-player, and massively multi-player, turn-based and real-time action, western-style and JRPG.

Does this mean RPGs are banned on other video game boards? No! /vrpg/ is just a separate board specifically focused on RPGs where discussions about your favorite games can thrive.

Please familiarize yourself with the rules and remember to use the spoiler function where appropriate!

Please note that, like /v/, "Generals"—long-term, one-after-the-other, recurring threads about a specific game are not permitted on /vrpg/. Such threads belong on >>>/vg/.


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*Teleports behind u*
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ded thread
ded game
ded north underrail
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>>1653660
>hmm this sure seems like an empty zone
>might be Crawlers?
>might need to start combat first and throw a flare
>combat suddenly starts automatically
Fuck Deathstalkers
Fuck them right in their ass
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and fuck picrel too with their auto-spot thru 90 stealth bourgeoisie bullshit
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Classic underrail question really only reason people post here: How do I make the most out of a smg build?
I'm making a character called tony de pacio, brother of the mobster mercenary of the same name and the tommy gun seems decent.
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>>1655009
you get really high dex and:
- bare minimum PER for the feats you want
or
- 3 PER and grab Versatility, and MAX DEX

the Tommy is pure garbage, the devs hate purple guns

I've come to the conclusion that the way infinity engine handled graphics was in fact superior to modern isometric 3D. I know it's not excactly a revolutionary take, but I sure would love seeing something like the IE in crpgs again. It forces level design to be clean and crisp from the angle it's presented from and the non-HD 2D characters leave enough room for imagination to work off of. Big creatures were "3D" though.
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>>1656395
I wanna see more games that look like Underrail and Brigador... that Fallout 1-2, Diablo 1-2, Starcraft 1, AoE2, Nox, BG 1-2, etc, look is just so damn appealing to me. PoE looked really good, but I run into the same issue as Disco Elysium... Those games look good, but not THAT good. I can run Dark Souls 3 with mid settings and have no issues even with multiplayer, ffs. As convenient as it might be to use Unity, there's no substitute to devs rolling their own engine efficiency-wise.
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I'm probably in the minority but I think NWN 1 graphics are max soul/comfy.
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>>1656949
How do you know it doesn't look like the model? Your model is like a 64 pixel sprite, you can't see its face.
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>>1657171
The animations are horrible however. It's as if everyone was intentionally taking the piss.


>>1657174
You can still tell what kind of a hairstyle your character has.
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>>1657187
I actually think they're rather good and dynamic for an old ass 3D game.

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Where does the Western Role Playing game get it's inspiration from? Dungeons and Dragons, western literature, classic dice games. It took western literature and tabletop gaming of a past era and turned it into a new medium, the Role-Playing game.

Where do Jarpigs get their influence from? No games or literature from Japanese culture or history. Their settings are entirely influenced by the western computer role-playing games. Most of the time, they do not even have Japanese settings, but western ones with ridiculous hairstyles and costumes that destroy immersion make you want to stop playing that bullshit. When it comes to the game itself, the vast majority of Jarpigs are nothing like the traditional Role-Playing game, but simply action games with statistics.

Truly, there is no such thing as a "WRPG" It should just be called an "RPG" as the west created the Role-Playing game genre and is the only region of the world which makes true Role-Playing games. On the other hand, there is no such thing as a "JRPG" either, just "Jarpigs," a grotesque and barbaric frankenstein imitation of Role-Playing games common in the west, truly deserving of such a disgusting name.
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>>1655419
You know why. The industry has been taken over by cultural marxists.
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>le based & redpilled JRPG uwu weebs
Remember that there is no bigger myth than that.

The JRPG gaming scene is notoriously cucked.

First off, you always see users with little girl anime avatars (JRPG players) use pronouns and tranny flags.

The indie gamedev community that is heavily influenced by JRPGs reeks of sʘy. Their games are also uncreative copycats.

Do you know who else loves JRPGs? Resetera users.

Let's get this straight. When you see the average JRPG "fan" with a little girl avatar, the odds are he/xe is not very based compared to the traditional RPG enjoyer.
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>>1655004
>>>/v/
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>>1655419
What's a WRPG? I believe you mean RPG.
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>>1655567
>AIIIIIIIIEEEEEE NOOOOO PLEASE PLEASE STOP NOT THE BLACKS ANYTHING BUT THE BLACKS AIIIIIIIIIIIEEEEEEEEE I KNEEL I KNEEL JUST DON'T PUT ANY MORE BLACK CHARACTERS IN THE GAME THEY DIDN'T EXIST IN MEDIEVAL EUROPE UNLIKE DRAGONS AIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

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Adol died of buttAIDS in the north poll. Dogi fucked him too much and he couldn't move thus resulting in being encapsulated in ice.

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Why was this game such a failure? It is generally considered to be one of the worst main series FF games, and it followed on the heels of one of the best.
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While I get why so many people don't like 8, it's easily my favorite ps1 FF, it's the more interesting game of the three.
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>>1656201
>pls no bully my master
You people are so goddamn annoying, literal brainwashed chimps and the worst part of the FF fanbse
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>>1656021
Go away
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>>1657151
I actually like the drawing system.
>get to that one fight with Biggs and Wedge
>one of them has regen
>spend like half an hour drawing regen until you're fully stocked
>junction it to your HP
>all you have to do is spam attack for the next 4 hours of the game, because your HP is roughly triple of what it should be at that point in the game
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>>1657192
yeah it's fun to break the game like that.

Shadowheart is best girl edition.
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>>1655232
My wife :^
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>>1657097
I'm going to have to wait for years, aren't I?
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>>1657102
How much you waited for other larian games? Just double that time.
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>>1657117
None really. They were all already out before I even took a serious look at them. I've only recently taken up single player games again since early PS3 era. It'll come out eventually, but I kinda miss the bioware-esque character interaction that this game offers.
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>>1656416
alignments made sense for outsiders whose very being was tied to the cosmological good/evil and lawful/chaotic axiom, and the select minority of mortals that bound themselves to that axis like druids and paladins. giving everyone an alignment never worked and was always a mistake of the series.

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Sequel. Why are they all so ridiculously horny? Like I get that there's a male shortage but seem to want it all the time and when they get it they crave it so much they only stop once the guy's life is in danger
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>>1657173
You've seen nothing yet. Fasten your seat belt for the kino ride.
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>>1657178
>>1657179
>>1657181

I guess the pain isn't gonna fly over my head after all huh.
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>>1657178
Oh come on, it's not so bad. Look at the fat knight!
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>>1657182
You're gonna look back on these moments and think "I miss when the game was light hearted"
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>>1657183
>"A girl like you should [eat] [less] often, Auris"

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Only RPGs with the best storytelling ITT. Doesn't matter what kind or where it's from, just has to have a truly great story.
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>>1652644
Matsuno is an idiot, throughout the years he's constantly flip-flopped what is or isn't canon. I don't know how many years of mental gymnastics he had to perform to somehow come out and tell people that 'Ovelia wasn't meant to be dead'. Then what the fuck is that scene supposed to be?
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>>1652957
The point is that Delita doesn't trust his own wife, he's a completely broken man even though he's king.
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>>1652745
Yeah, I ignore that. It's more tragic if she dies.
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>>1653005
... did you play the game and understand the story? Delita's goal was to become king, but he's a commoner. Why the fuck would he kill Ovelia? The only way he could ascend to the throne was to marry her, he needed her alive.
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>>1657115
People are astoundingly stupid. No wonder they thought Ramza died despite him appearing alive right in front of their faces.

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Pillars of Eternity series is better than Baldurs Gate series
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>>1647210
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>>1656653
how many more years will you keep this up
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>>1656653
go easy on them, they are desperate for some "exclusive.
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>>1656760
what?
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>>1656752
I've made approximately 5 posts about this game since it was released. There is no reason for me to be angry about something that I didn't even pay for to begin with.

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>>1656864
from the thumbnail i thought this was a gigachad edit
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it's a beautiful mess
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is Hylics 1 worth playing or should I just skip straight to 2?
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>>1657149
Man faggots like you really get my goat.
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>>1657149
it's a short game, just play it.

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>>1656353
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Lunar bromides were so based.

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How do you do level scaling right in an RPG?
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>scaling
You make enemies have set levels per area until a turning point in the story causes all said levels to be around the same high number. Just like how Kingdom Hearts does it.
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Classic id soft style more enemies and tougher enemies sooner
>>1655157
>the lore
Why does that shit need lore? Why does everything need lore?
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>>1657076
>Why does that shit need lore? Why does everything need lore?
Because they're supposed to be fictional characters? Without some sort of backstory and cuhrayzee anime gimmick, they'd be no different from IRL e-thots.
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>>1653398
You don't.
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>>1653398
You don't, focus on tuning content and exp gain instead.

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I need your help, anon. Looking for a mod that unfucks leveling sensibly. Preferably just reverts the attribute bonus system to the way it worked in Morrowind with uncapped/up to +5 attribute bonus increases with each level. And something that gets rid of the aggressive (and unnecessary) enemy scaling.
Not looking for any extra bonuses or retaining unused bonuses between level ups. I just want it the closest to Morrowind I can get on Todd's Green Earth.
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If you want a mod that will increase your attributes as you use the relevant skill, https://www.nexusmods.com/oblivion/mods/49173
If you want a mod that will carry over any unspent bonuses to future levels so you aren't tempted to minmax, https://www.nexusmods.com/oblivion/mods/49385

They aren't compatible, so pick one or the other. And there are a lot of enemy/loot rescaling mods, it really depends what you're after.
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>>1655971
Haven't played modded Oblivion in over a decade but I recall Oscuros Oblivion Overhaul and Francesco's items and creatures scaling mod to be the two most popular level scaling fix mods
Francesco's is the truest to vanilla where there is still some scaling but with caps that are reasonable and no more bandits wearing deadric armor.
Oscuros is more like Morrowind with a completely static world where there are high and low leveled monsters in around the world.
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>>1656838
Thank you for that, not OP but more leveling mods are always nice for this game.
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>>1655971
https://www.nexusmods.com/oblivion/mods/45534
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>>1656805
No, there aren't. There are definitely dozens of leveling mods, but all of them fall in the categories I laid out there. None of them do the exact thing I'm looking for. You're not reading what I'm writing and just assuming that I just want any old leveling fix. I could find that and fuck with that myself. I'm looking for very specifically one that brings the attribute progression in line with how Morrowind worked. And all the recommendations here are not that. And all of the mods I've found on my own are not that.
>>1656838
These are both ones I've found that, while attempting to rectify the leveling issues in their own way, both don't do what I'm looking for. Automatic Attributes goes way too far in changing how Attributes are leveled entirely and Attribute Progression Redesign doesn't do enough in just carrying over unused attribute bonuses between levels.
>>1656787
Fruitless. I'm actually dumbfounded that with all the Morrowind love and all the mixed feelings on Oblivion that no one's done this yet. Of course, to get the full Morrowind-type experience you'd need to pair it with one of the scaling-fix/removal mods out there, but it seemed like it was too obvious to not have been done yet.
>>1657057
Thanks, found that earlier. Seems like the most comprehensive attempt to do away with scaling at least.

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Name a better party member archetype than the promiscuous babe.

Protip: you can't.
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>>1657003
Battlechasers Nightwar.

One of the better Western-style turn-based RPGs out there.
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>>1655821
Your "real tomboy" has no boyish traits at all.
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>>1657091
I loved the mana system in that game, it felt great to balance resources and rewarded both using your haymakers but also chipping in with basic attacks for setup.

Do you know of any others like it?
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>>1657156
If I wanted a girl with boyish traits I'd just fuck a dude. Let her be scruffy but cute, goddamn.
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>>1654551
literally anything




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