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Any games that have writing that stands the test of time?

>> No.4535186

I haven't played it myself but everyone raves about Planescape: Torment.

>> No.4535187

>>4535174
>games
>writing
What book has the best cover of all time, /lit/?

>> No.4535191

>>4535187
Writing makes gameplay more enjoyable (if its is enjoyable to begin)

>> No.4535194

>>4535191
Writing is not a game mechanic except in dialogue-based games, anon (the ones with multiple options), and even then it's debatable.

>> No.4535206

>>4535194
Sure. But try eat a good dish on cardboard surface.

>> No.4535207 [DELETED] 

>>4535174
They'd need to be good in the first place

>> No.4535216

>>4535206
Food analogies LMAO
Well, good to see you admit you lost the argument.

>> No.4535219

Gex: Enter the Gecko

>> No.4535370

Metal Slug and R-Type. No irony here.

>> No.4535428

>>4535174

Deus Ex's writing almost gets better with time.

>> No.4535436

Fuck off.

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>>4535174
This series.

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>playing games for story
>>>/v/

>> No.4535475

>>4535460
This, storyfags go away to your containment board and enjoy your games without the fear of running into ludonarrative dissonance.

>> No.4535484

>>4535475
Mostly newer games suffer from that. Anyway whatever.

>> No.4535576

>>4535484
And that's why that other anon is directing OP to come back to /v/

>> No.4535641

>>4535186
>>4535460
Why are gameplayfags triggered so easily?

>> No.4535650

>>4535641
>gameplayfags
Hey guise, stop playing games for the game!

>> No.4535862

Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, certainly.

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>>4535862

>> No.4535963

slide thread

report & ignore
.
.

>> No.4535997

>>4535868
>>4535862
Hi, LW.

>> No.4536018

>>4535216
Sure. But try fuck a good pussy in cardboard bedsheets.

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>>4535174
I've already explained multiple times on this board why NiGHTS into Dreams has the best story in a video game and will never be topped. Should I bother doing it again?

>> No.4536026

>>4536018
I didn't think you could bring up a worse argument, but you managed!

>> No.4536034

>>4536026
Sure. But try fucking yourself with a cardboard dildo.

>> No.4536041

>>4535963
>slide thread
What did he mean by this?

>> No.4536139

>>4535174
Snatcher

that is all

>> No.4536145

>>4535963
is /pol/ leaking again

>> No.4536161

>>4536145
/vr/ is a /pol/ colony

>> No.4536167

>>4536034
>>>>>/v/
labo is not retro

>> No.4536198

>>4536026
Yeah, that was the point, smart guy.

>> No.4536201

>>4536167
Sure. But try shooting yourself with a cardboard bullet.

>> No.4536324

>>4536023
Please do or just link your previous posts in the archive. I didnt get much out of it, something about the kids getting over their fears?

>> No.4536352

>>4535186
>>4535219
>>4535370
>>4535428
>>4535862
>>4535868
>>4536023
>>4536139
Aged poorly.

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>>4535174
this game because of nerds always spazzing out over it when it gets brought up.

>> No.4536403

good writing is timeless

>> No.4536418

>>4535194
>Writing is not a game mechanic except when it is
Good job anon, you undercut your own comment and made yourself not only look like a douchebag, but also retarded.

>> No.4536425

>>4536418
Keep reading. There's only one case and even then it's arguable. Most of the time writing in games is just flavor and has nothing to do with the mechanics.

>> No.4536427

>>4535174
>Any games that have writing that stands the test of time?
Try The Longest Journey. It's a fantasy story that starts out in a futuristic setting and quickly tears itself away from a specific time or place. Dialog is great and characters are very memorable.

>>4536359
>Blood Omen
Also Soul Reaver, definitely. The dialog in these games sometimes make you feel like you're in theatre. The writing's just so good.

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