Old 04-18-2012, 07:27 AM
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another lover of Diablo 2 and Titan Quest...

i´ll get straight to business with the feedback...i´m hoping you will recapture the atmosphere, the vistas and the ambient music and keep the action -ragdoll-physique of enemies for instance \m/...
got over here, having just looked at the latest video via ign and i guess it was a rough, early taste of the gameplay? i think personally it looked a bit busy... but
it had maturer monsters and i liked that field-environment.

and it´d be nice if you kept a type of defender-class, loved that mastery, with the skills like shield-smash and pulverize.
Brigand bower was another favourite.
Old 04-18-2012, 07:55 AM
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Hi hedonismbot,

Feedback for the Occultist video:
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Different play styles are sort of accommodated by the fact that you can take on enemies and progress to new areas at your own pace.

In the video, I was playing a bit dramatically to emphasize action. I actually died many times trying to pull that off for the video. When you're watching a video, I think the game looks about 50% less exciting than it is when you're actually playing and are trying to stay alive yourself. So, you have to kind of play with a bit of reckless abandon at a faster pace to make a video look as exciting for those who are only watching it.

Under normal circumstances, I would probably go a bit slower. If I were playing hardcore mode (or maybe if I was a less skilled player), I would approach it totally differently, drawing out enemies, clearing out sections before I moved on, etc.
I think the Combat mastery (single class: Soldier) is for you then ... welcome to the forums.
Old 04-18-2012, 08:06 AM
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Hey hedonismbot,

Welcome aboard and enjoy your stay!

Good to see so many newcomers after the Kickstarter boom. =)
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Old 04-18-2012, 10:06 AM
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yes irs good to see more new comers coming in
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Old 04-19-2012, 05:31 PM
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Aaah Shield smash! such a great skill i still remember throwing back hordes of enemy's with a single shield
Old 04-19-2012, 09:40 PM
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hello and welcome to the forums! hope you enjoy your stay here!
Old 04-19-2012, 10:18 PM
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Old 04-20-2012, 01:02 AM
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Hi hedonismbot

Welcome! Yeah, it seems a lot of people loved the defense mastery. We'll definitely add something like that. Soldier is already sort of a mix of warfare / defense but in the future I'd like to have an even more defense / shield focused class. DUAL SHIELD WIELDING?!!
Old 04-20-2012, 01:12 AM
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Originally Posted by medierra View Post
Only if we can play as a Dwarf and wear a pavise shield as armor.

And hi hedonismbot.
Old 04-20-2012, 02:44 AM
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Originally Posted by medierra View Post
Yes! I was disappointed when I couldn't in Skyrim so make a dream come true. In an expansion of course, game first.
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