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Is Black Deserts the real Elder Scrolls Online?

alyosha17alyosha17 ergftmjhkMember Posts: 156

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=SNFSw107MQs

 

It seems like it has more features relevant to an Elder Scrolls game.  Action combat, mounted combat, housing, seamless world, plus the aesthetics are similar.  It has a very western, almost Tolkien-esque look.

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  • cronius77cronius77 Fairfax, VAMember Posts: 1,611 Uncommon
    i was pretty impressed until I seen the character combat and models and you could tell a mile away it had eastern written all over it. But game world looks decent and large. They need to work on character models animation and combat skills before I would even call that western influenced personally.
  • ThomasN7ThomasN7 87.18.7.148 1, NJMember Posts: 6,690
    Visually the game looks pretty nice.
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  • DSWBeefDSWBeef phoenix, AZMember Posts: 791 Uncommon
    First Archeage now this. Korea knows the future of mmos. Korea you finally have my attention.

    Playing: War Thunder, World of Warcraft, and Grim Dawn
    Waiting on:Everquest Next and The Black Desert

  • HikaruShidouHikaruShidou Member Posts: 148 Uncommon
    Originally posted by cronius77
    i was pretty impressed until I seen the character combat and models and you could tell a mile away it had eastern written all over it. But game world looks decent and large. They need to work on character models animation and combat skills before I would even call that western influenced personally.

    You could always tell them on facebook. Even though they are a korean company, they actively reply in English and answer any questions and feedback on their game's progress.

  • snapfusionsnapfusion San, CAMember Posts: 954
    Originally posted by DSWBeef
    First Archeage now this. Korea knows the future of mmos. Korea you finally have my attention.

    I at least have to see one Korean MMO that doesnt suck, then we can talk about the future of MMO's.  Yes ive seen all the turds that have come out of their dev houses, and still waiting for ONE that doesnt A socially creep me out, B insult my intellegence, C bore me to tears, D hurt my eyes to look at or E have the movement control of a pregnant cow.  At this pont they need to stick to making cartoons and point and click browser games.  And Im pretty sure AA is going to disappoint a boat load of people as well.

  • allendale5allendale5 kansas city, MOMember Posts: 124
    Looks very AoC to me, which is good imo.  But, I've learned to not make judgements based on game trailers, intro movies, or any sort of doctored up pre-launch hype material.  Been burned too many times.  Still, I'd love to see this game perform as it would be only good for all of us who are currently searching for that next interesting and fun mmo.
  • KhinRuniteKhinRunite ManilaMember Posts: 879
    Originally posted by cronius77
    i was pretty impressed until I seen the character combat and models and you could tell a mile away it had eastern written all over it. But game world looks decent and large. They need to work on character models animation and combat skills before I would even call that western influenced personally.

    Why do you make it sound wrong that a Korean developed game has Eastern written all over it?

    And if by 'work on their animation' you mean make them more stiff and grounded to the Earth to simulate realism, then HELL NO.

  • MetanolMetanol Member Posts: 248 Uncommon

    Everything else in that video looked horrible, except for mounted combat, which of course almost made me start up Mount&Blade again.. But yeah, over epic animations, super skills and the whole action-JRPG package = not my cup of tea.

    Long story short: Looks nothing like TES.

     

    PS. Now that I went through it again quickly, I can instantly tell that those bright flashes with every swing of the sword give me a headache. Oh god if I would have to suffer such for a good 1 - 5 hours gaming session. :(

    PPS. Actually, the mounted combat looks too fast and twitchy button mashing, instead of strategy, skill and execution.

    We?re all dead, just say it.

  • alyosha17alyosha17 ergftmjhkMember Posts: 156
    Originally posted by cronius77
    i was pretty impressed until I seen the character combat and models and you could tell a mile away it had eastern written all over it. But game world looks decent and large. They need to work on character models animation and combat skills before I would even call that western influenced personally.

    You mean they dont move like a hunched spastic like TESO characters?

  • DMKanoDMKano Gamercentral, AKMember Posts: 13,505 Legendary

    The graphics engine is horrible - the way objects pop in and out as you get closer to them (to swap textures) is horrible.

    Also the flickering textures, in the distance... yiykes.

    Not good.

     

    Archeage is CryEngine3 which is about 100x better than whatever crap is used in this game.

     

  • Grotar89Grotar89 beograd, CAMember Posts: 343
    Originally posted by DMKano

    Archeage is CryEngine3 which is about 100x better than whatever crap is used in this game.  

    AA is also on rails quest grinder, with tab target combat  1+2+3+4 spam that crap has been in MMOs since EQ, No ty.

    Almost all upcoming MMOs have actipny combat.

    ArcheAge doesnt look that impressive if you watched some streams from open beta you would see that game is nothing like trailers charachter models are also bland and boring.....

    I will take Black Desert anytime before AA, and it has more sanbox elements than AA.

  • xmentyxmenty SingaporeMember Posts: 674 Uncommon

    Black Desert housing and tent system video

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=tsD_FLgpGr4

    Pardon my English as it is not my 1st language :)

  • rodingorodingo Member Posts: 2,697 Uncommon
    Their character models, environments and textures are very well done.  I can see they have a solid and talented art department on par with CD Projekt Red.  However, those "asian" character combat animations just kills it for me.  Just a preference of course.

    "If I offended you, you needed it" -Corey Taylor

  • ValentinaValentina Los Angeles, CAMember Posts: 1,748 Uncommon
    Originally posted by cronius77
    i was pretty impressed until I seen the character combat and models and you could tell a mile away it had eastern written all over it. But game world looks decent and large. They need to work on character models animation and combat skills before I would even call that western influenced personally.

    Um.....Err....No......? The character models don't look any more eastern than they do western..they're proportionate and look ultra-realistic. Are you assuming they won't have any sort of character customization so that you might make characters who look oriental vs caucasian etc....??? Because otherwise I don't see what you're saying about them having eastern written all over them.

  • GhavriggGhavrigg Halifax, NSMember Posts: 1,078 Uncommon
    Prediction: World looks awesome, but every bit of character customization was shown in this video, including the Legolas and Gandalf looks.
  • tom_goretom_gore TampereMember Posts: 1,981 Uncommon
    That's it. I'm moving to Korea.
  • bcbullybcbully Westland, MIMember Posts: 8,842 Rare
    Originally posted by cronius77
    i was pretty impressed until I seen the character combat and models and you could tell a mile away it had eastern written all over it. But game world looks decent and large. They need to work on character models animation and combat skills before I would even call that western influenced personally.

    This is why every western release of the past 3 years has played like crap. I don't want life like models at the cost of life like game play.

  • ScalplessScalpless SnowballvilleMember Posts: 1,426 Uncommon
    At the moment, Black Deserts is a bunch of pretty videos and nice promises. I'd wait until we see at least ten minutes of pure gameplay.
  • HeroEvermoreHeroEvermore salem, ORMember Posts: 672

    Teso=test

    BD=BD

    I see no similarity or attempt to plaigarize the elder scrolls franchise here.

    On a side note BD doesnt look that bad. Korean mmorpgs>ALL. This is what 2012/2013 has taught me.

    Hero Evermore
    Guild Master of Dragonspine since 1982.
    Playing Path of Exile and deeply in love with it.

  • FaiyezFaiyez HsdkiubaMember Posts: 1

    This thread is an example of why there's a correlation between western MMOs and horrible communities.

  • dinamsdinams Muriae, VAMember Posts: 1,362

    Lets just welcome our korean overlords....

    Atleast they dont base their games on early first decade games (only on lineage...)

    "It has potential"
    -Second most used phrase on existence
    "It sucks"
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  • hikaru77hikaru77 buenos airesMember Posts: 1,037 Uncommon
    Originally posted by alyosha17
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=SNFSw107MQs   It seems like it has more features relevant to an Elder Scrolls game.  Action combat, mounted combat, housing, seamless world, plus the aesthetics are similar.  It has a very western, almost Tolkien-esque look.

    Is a korean MMO, everyone should know what that mean, It looks awesome and epic till you actually play it. 

  • BetaguyBetaguy Halifax, NSMember Posts: 2,588 Uncommon
    I got as far as 1:25 in and when I seen the little Japanamation character models I promptly closed it out.  Up until that point the world was impressive but I don't see how it has more features like TESO, than TESO from just watching a video.  No way to tell how the mechanics work.

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  • dinamsdinams Muriae, VAMember Posts: 1,362
    Originally posted by Betaguy
    I got as far as 1:25 in and when I seen the little Japanamation character models I promptly closed it out.  Up until that point the world was impressive but I don't see how it has more features like TESO, than TESO from just watching a video.  No way to tell how the mechanics work.

    Not wanting to go into merit here...

    But TESO gameplay videos dont exactly show much either

    Besides, you watched 1/5 of the video, practically the intro of it and closed on intolerance and expect to see many features? ;D

    "It has potential"
    -Second most used phrase on existence
    "It sucks"
    -Most used phrase on existence

  • Grotar89Grotar89 beograd, CAMember Posts: 343
    Originally posted by Betaguy
    I got as far as 1:25 in and when I seen the little Japanamation character models I promptly closed it out.  Up until that point the world was impressive but I don't see how it has more features like TESO, than TESO from just watching a video.  No way to tell how the mechanics work.

    Watch/read this  from Steparu

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