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Mandalore once again knocking a review out of the park.

The moment from 6:29 to 7:39 is so fucking chilling.
I need to get around to playing that. I tried to play cataclysm and it did not want to play with my computer at the time. I also heard Deserts of Karnak(Karak?) is good, despite being mostly 2d
 

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I need to get around to playing that. I tried to play cataclysm and it did not want to play with my computer at the time. I also heard Deserts of Karnak(Karak?) is good, despite being mostly 2d
Well tbh most homeworld 1/2 might as well be 2D, they don't quite use the 3D aspect outside of having cool battle, but you don't really micro ship during battle anyway. Desert of Karak is pretty good but doesn't quite reach the height of 1, the story is a bit awkward since the bad guy is a religious nut job who tries to stop you from discovering the secret to the people ancestor because they believe this will bring demon to annihilate everyone. I guess if you'd play it without playing 1 you'd think he was just the bad guy, but anyone who played 1 realize right away he's right. Gameplay wise its pretty nice, mostly play the same, you can even capture enemy vessel and move your mothership around. There's an upgrade system to which help by giving you some fun side quest to do for upgrade point.

Cataclysm is very interesting game, but it doesn't really feel like a homeworld game tbh. It tries to be a space horror and somewhat succeed, but it means the entire feel of the game is different. The ship roster is almost entirely different from 1 too, but most addition are pretty fun so that's fine. Worth playing and I think its a shame its not in the remaster.
 
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@Dalisclock, they talk about Live A Live.

They talked about it on the breakout podcast too.

I am glad the game is getting some attention. Kind of a shame it never got an SNES western release and we had to wait 20 years for the remake.

So far what I've seen in the demo feels pretty true to the original though I'm kinda sad they didn't use the cowboy story......actually, nevermind. They cowboy story is pretty short so they probably wouldn't be able to properly truncate it for the demo.
 
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They talked about it on the breakout podcast too.

I am glad the game is getting some attention. Kind of a shame it never got an SNES western release and we had to wait 20 years for the remake.

So far what I've seen in the demo feels pretty true to the original though I'm kinda sad they didn't use the cowboy story......actually, nevermind. They cowboy story is pretty short so they probably wouldn't be able to properly truncate it for the demo.
Cowboy story is interesting since it showcase a lot of the player action in the game since if you do all the trap right you can skip all the fight (although I played it by making sure I'd fail all the trap so I'd get the exp from all the fight). But the esper story might have been the better demo since its a traditional RPG story done in abridged fashion.
 
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