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Jedi: Fallen Order
« on: December 23, 2019, 08:07:32 AM »
So Crewe, how are you feeling about this game?

Personally, I like it. The graphics are pretty amazing and the story so far is interesting enough. I'm just stuck on the second planet trying to find a path to the Temple they want you to go to and too lazy to look up how to get there lol (plus NBA 2K20 has monopolized my time).
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Re: Jedi: Fallen Order
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2019, 02:09:27 PM »
So, wasn't expecting to pick this up but found out Redbox was having a sale on all their video games, to own, due to them no longer renting video games. Picked up this and Death Stranding for $25 each, beautiful condition (I guess since they're newer games, and most people probably don't even realize Redbox rented videogames, that they didn't get much use). Also got Borderlands 3 for $20 for kiddo.


Anyways, I haven't played much. I haven't even gone inside that first Jedi temple or whatever (spent way too much time trying to fight that Ogdo Boggdo in the cave), but I'm liking it so far. I must be honest, playing For Honor for so long now (it's basically become my forever game, which is apparently a term the gaming community has), that the parrying in this game came real naturally to me, so that's been a big help. Still, I play on Normal. :D

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Re: Jedi: Fallen Order
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2019, 03:55:12 PM »
This is like Uncharted me.
So far, its troubling. So I think there are things Im supposed to find but dont have the ability to get to them yet, but later on, once I gain that ability, I can't get back to where I need to go lol
Its still early for me.
right now Im stuck with that huge spheres puzzle where you roll them around the temple.

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Re: Jedi: Fallen Order
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2019, 03:56:23 PM »
So far, its troubling. So I think there are things Im supposed to find but dont have the ability to get to them yet, but later on, once I gain that ability, I can't get back to where I need to go lol

Yeah, it's Metroid-ish in that way.

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Re: Jedi: Fallen Order
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2020, 01:26:20 AM »
ok Fallen Order full review.
First, allow me to discuss my idiocy first.
So,you know the health stims you find restore health right? Well, I found about 5-6 of em, and, get this, I thought you only had those for the entirety of the game! lol it gets worse...
I accidentally used two or three early on by accident while trying to learn movesets, so I was thinking, fuck, Ive got like two to get through half of this game??
I can't stop laughing at what a dope I am. At the end,
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just prior to facing Trilla
I discovered each stim refilled when you meditated.
Oy!
So, If you learn something from me you didnt know, learn that lol

On to the game:
It took some time to get used to the saber battling. I think I was a bit more than halfway through before I started getting it and being able to use the force at the same time.
I didnt really listen at the start of the game so I went to. Bogano for a bit then left to go to Dathomir, I wondered why I was getting mauled. Wel, Iwasnt supposed to be there for a while.
I was starting to think this game isn't for me, at all lol
After I sorted all that out, it all began to gel and I was enjoying the game a lot more.
I haven't decided if Im going back to 100% everything or not or if I want to just replay it.
That said, at one point, Bogano for instance, I had scoured so much, I decided to go ahead and 100% it while I was there and man, there were some unbelievably frustrating tasks.
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That freaking upward wall run on the mud slide tunnel followed by the to rope swings and wall runs to get the other echo was a night mare for one.

You dont need it but I was determined to get 100 and it was really pissing me off because some games still make some feats so maddening its not even remotely fun, so I wasn't really thrilled with that and a couple of other scenarios.

Im not really a big puzzle guy and some of this stuff frustrates me. So I would get in situations where I would just have my laptop nearby. Ok, fuck! How do you get outta here, accomplish this etc....
That got kind of old, and some of it was a real pain and of course, some of it was my derpy ass not being able to figure out something simple.

Beyond that, I liked the battles.
I dearly loved
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using For Pull to jerk a low leveler to me and kill him with one emphatic thrust. And a close second was using Force Push on some dope standing near the abyss and just launching him off with no effort lol


The story was a good one too, I really enjoyed it and the ending DO NOT READ UNLESS YOU HAVE FINISHED THE STORY


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when Vader showed up? What the literal fuck?! Didnt see that coming


As you can see, much of the, I won't say negative, frustration was due to my own ignorance about the game and couple that with the fact this is not an easy game to conquer, it took a while for me, but I would recommend it, which doesn't matter now because you guys have it lol
But Id be curious to hear your thoughts.
« Last Edit: January 03, 2020, 01:31:40 AM by Crewe »

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Re: Jedi: Fallen Order
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2020, 07:35:54 PM »
I almost did the same thing, going to Dathomir first, but I ended up picking Zeffu so I guess I did good.

That being said I haven't played since reaching like, the 2nd or 3rd meditation thing on that planet.

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Re: Jedi: Fallen Order
« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2020, 08:08:14 PM »
you'll have to let me know how you like it. After completing the game, Im going back to find all the trinkets to get 100% if I can. Just finished Zeffo

 

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