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Old 06-01-2005, 08:36 PM   #1
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who has the new version?

i love it, so much fun, so hiliarous, its just great
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Old 06-01-2005, 08:45 PM   #2
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I saw it today in a store and was tempted to buy it.
But I didn't read any reviews and didn't know if it was any good (it looked good) so I just used my money to buy two books.

You say its good, eh?
Well if more sources comfirm this I'll perheps buy it next weekend.
Gamespot sure gave it a good mark
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Old 06-01-2005, 08:57 PM   #3
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Well, it is definitely good, and there are some very good and much-needed changes from the original (not talking of graphics here, which is gorgeous).

There are some things that bother me, though, and the biggest letdown is that after you have played for a while things start to get very repetitive. Sure, there is much to do, but as this is an open-ended game it should have more to it.

My review: 7 out of 10.
Everything is beautiful to look at, the sounds are great (the speech reminds me of The Sims), and the controls spot on. The biggest plus is that you don't require a monster PC to run it.
I reduce the rating because it tend toward the repetitive (though not to the point of boredom), and it has no multiplayer option.

It you loved the original you'll love this version as well, and it will hold you glued to the screen for a ling time, but there WILL come a time when you thing enough is enough...
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Old 06-01-2005, 10:46 PM   #4
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i have the new pirates! with those fantastic 3D-graphics....
although it is not running too smooth on my machine (because i have a shitty, old
gfx-card ) it's a lot fun to play. now you can finally name your ships, the interface
has generally improved and there's even a top10 list of the most wanted pirates...

i haven't dived very much into that game so far, since i got it only a few days ago,
but as far as i've had a look at it, it's really amazing in its look and gameplay!
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Old 06-01-2005, 11:03 PM   #5
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Can you set up a duel between Guybrush Threepwood and Jack Sparrow?

And if not- WHY NOT?
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Old 07-01-2005, 12:10 AM   #6
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Originally posted by BlackMageJawa@Jan 7 2005, 12:03 AM
Can you set up a duel between Guybrush Threepwood and Jack Sparrow?

And if not- WHY NOT?
Because this has nothing to do with the game.

And that's a lame idea anyway.
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Old 07-01-2005, 03:54 AM   #7
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haven't seen this in the store.when i do i will get it cuz I LOVED THE OTHERS k:


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Old 07-01-2005, 07:49 AM   #8
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I give it 6 outta 10 for gameplay (sorry its overhyped)
But a solid 9 outta 10 for graphics
And 8.5 outta 10 for originality and creative elements. Still add very little in way of impact on gameplay
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Old 07-01-2005, 08:04 AM   #9
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I'd give this a 10 out of 10 in gameplay. The original was one of the best 10 or 15 computer games ever made, and I was really hoping that they didn't change the gameplay too much because it probably would have just ruined it -- and they did exactly what I wanted. Kept the same basic gameplay with a few upgrades.........this is one of the most addicting games ever made. Most games you play through and beat and then you're done and don't really care too much about playing it again........but this one, just like the original, you will play through a career and then immediately start up a new one. Definitely one of the best games released in the past year.

Which brings up a huge problem.........companies have generally stopped making good hybrid games like this. There are still a few, but there are so many interesting games released in the late 1980s and early 1990s that would never get released now. Most good games released now are just a rehash of another concept........and it's the same concept over and over. You don't see people releasing games now that are a simulation of the race to space, for example. I wish they would.
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Old 07-01-2005, 08:24 AM   #10
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You don't see people releasing games now that are a simulation of the race to space, for example. I wish they would.
That is true, but these days I'd be surprised if gamers knew there was a race.
In talking about a game about the spacerace I expect them to return me a blank stare and ask "can you mod your car to show groovy colours in this race?"

I remember once talking to a gamer my age about the battle of Kursk.
At one point he blurts out "yeah, that was a great mission, but I always ran out of ammo"
He actually believed I was reffering to a game!

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