Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Page 16

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  • MrTomFTW Moderator 24 Feb 2013 12:28:46 36,277 posts
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    Syrette wrote:
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    Will you be streaming this again tonight?

    Fancy watching someone play it who knows what they're doing as I'm still very undecided about it.
    Yeah, I can do. Although I stopped playing last night as I got a little stuck on a boss battle, so that's where I'll be starting off.

    8pm or there abouts (kids allowing) http://www.twitch.tv/MrTomFTW

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  • Syrette 24 Feb 2013 12:29:44 41,807 posts
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    Hey, you don't have to!

  • Humperfunk 24 Feb 2013 12:44:07 1,606 posts
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    King_Edward wrote:
    Same guy. Quinton Flynn. I think he awesome when he starts cackling.
    Yeah actually I've started listening to a load of the codec conversations and think I was a bit hasty...it's when he tries to channel Solid Snake's gruffness that it falls apart I think!

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  • MrTomFTW Moderator 24 Feb 2013 13:13:29 36,277 posts
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    Syrette wrote:
    Hey, you don't have to!
    Well I'll be playing it anyway, so might as well broadcast. I might even turn my mic on so you can hear ALL THE FUCKING SWEARING AT THIS STUPID SHITTY FUCKING BOSS THE CUNT

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  • addyb 24 Feb 2013 14:11:51 834 posts
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    MrTomFTW wrote:
    Syrette wrote:
    Hey, you don't have to!
    Well I'll be playing it anyway, so might as well broadcast. I might even turn my mic on so you can hear ALL THE FUCKING SWEARING AT THIS STUPID SHITTY FUCKING BOSS THE CUNT
    Lmao I've yet to meet any boss yet but can imagine what they are like. Blade wolf took the piss out of me on my 1st attempt.
  • King_Edward 24 Feb 2013 14:23:03 11,454 posts
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    MrTomFTW wrote:
    Syrette wrote:
    Hey, you don't have to!
    Well I'll be playing it anyway, so might as well broadcast. I might even turn my mic on so you can hear ALL THE FUCKING SWEARING AT THIS STUPID SHITTY FUCKING BOSS THE CUNT
    Monsoon?
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 24 Feb 2013 14:35:35 36,277 posts
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    Fuck no, Sundowner.

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  • King_Edward 24 Feb 2013 14:40:56 11,454 posts
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    Coming up to him now. :(
  • kinky_mong 24 Feb 2013 15:12:39 9,607 posts
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    Sundowner was pretty easy, all you need to remember is fuck trying to cut through his shield with the flaky blade mode controls, just do offensive defensive round to his back when ever he drops those shields.

    I'll never get my Orc looking the same again.

  • captainrentboy 24 Feb 2013 15:59:22 839 posts
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    I thought Monsoon was the hardest of the standard bosses by far.
    And I kept ballsing up the final boss, but only because my accurate slicing wasn't up to scratch.
  • King_Edward 24 Feb 2013 18:24:36 11,454 posts
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    Made mincemeat of Sundowner and Sam. Kicking some arse now.
  • StarchildHypocrethes 24 Feb 2013 18:32:35 24,559 posts
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    The only thing I'm struggling with are the guys with rocket launchers. They're tossers and make my already maddening attempts to collect left hands even more annoying.

    Other than that though this game is fucking great. The boss fights are even enjoyable!
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 24 Feb 2013 19:47:08 36,277 posts
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    I'll be starting the livestream shortly then... http://www.twitch.tv/MrTomFTW

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  • heavy_salad 24 Feb 2013 19:53:55 674 posts
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    FFS is there no way to drop the difficulty down mid-game? Can't be arsed starting over.

    Blocking just doesn't seem to work consistently at all.
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 24 Feb 2013 19:56:39 36,277 posts
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    Blocking is plenty consistent. The timing can be a bitch though :)

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  • heavy_salad 24 Feb 2013 19:59:00 674 posts
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    How is it supposed to work? Sometimes I press the button and he blocks, other times nothing happens. I'm meant to push the stick in the direction of the enemy and press light attack, yeah?
  • Syrette 24 Feb 2013 20:02:16 41,807 posts
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    Poor MrTom, died twice already ;)

  • StarchildHypocrethes 24 Feb 2013 20:08:35 24,559 posts
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    Yep, that's how to do it. Works consistently for me, it just needs to be timed right.

    The enemies tend to telegraph attacks with either a flash of light or orange glow. Block after that and you'll plain block, but if you time it just before it lands you'll parry into a counter and can sometimes instantly zanwhotsit.
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 24 Feb 2013 20:12:52 36,277 posts
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    Hard is hard!

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  • heavy_salad 24 Feb 2013 20:15:20 674 posts
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    I'm not even trying to get the timing right for a parry, just to get the blocking right - can only assume I'm getting the direction wrong half the time (doesn't help with the camera all over the place I guess) as sometimes Raiden will do the blocking animation, and other times just a light attack.
  • Rusty_M 24 Feb 2013 20:20:45 4,349 posts
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    I never found sundowner that bad. Only took me two attempts and he's the only boss to have killed me. Slicing through his shield was fine.

    The world is going mad. Me? I'm doing fine.

  • MrTomFTW Moderator 24 Feb 2013 20:29:33 36,277 posts
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    I am playing terribly tonight :(

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  • kinky_mong 24 Feb 2013 20:41:22 9,607 posts
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    Last boss is just total bullshit. Cheap fucking cunt.

    Ans I echo thee sentiment that blocking is no where near as consistant as it should be.

    Edited by kinky_mong at 20:42:16 24-02-2013

    Edited by kinky_mong at 20:51:26 24-02-2013

    I'll never get my Orc looking the same again.

  • kinky_mong 24 Feb 2013 21:08:27 9,607 posts
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    Right after the tenth time of getting one hit killed by a rock that's impossible to slice because of how shitty the balde mode controls are I'm done. I don't care how this utter bollocks plot ends, and it certaintly won't be worth this effort.

    I'll never get my Orc looking the same again.

  • King_Edward 24 Feb 2013 21:09:47 11,454 posts
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    Just done the last boss. One hour and five minutes, and a soar throat. Still an amazing game though. As far as I'm concerned it's Godhand 2.

    The problem with blocking/parrying come from it using the same button as attack, and the camera being shit. Either a parry button or a wide,fixed camera (God of War style) would've been better imo.
  • uiruki 24 Feb 2013 21:10:29 3,530 posts
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    Remember that if you want to block you need to do the motion from neutral on the stick. The timing window could not be any more generous without letting you block before the enemy attacks - if you're having trouble, do the block motion every time you attack and you'll defend "by accident". The invulnerability window on the evade is very long as well. Literally the only problem I had with him was he turned green when up against a wall once so I had to fail Blade Mode once and take the damage before being able to get him away from the wall.

    edit: Remember to lock on as well. It is a lot easier when the camera isn't veering around all over the place.

    Edited by uiruki at 21:11:30 24-02-2013
  • King_Edward 24 Feb 2013 21:15:12 11,454 posts
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    kinky_mong wrote:
    Right after the tenth time of getting one hit killed by a rock that's impossible to slice because of how shitty the balde mode controls are I'm done. I don't care how this utter bollocks plot ends, and it certaintly won't be worth this effort.
    That and bouncing from fire wall to fire wall were the big stinkers for me too. You don't have to be perfect with the rock. I think 3 of the 4 squares will still cut it.

    Edited by King_Edward at 21:18:21 24-02-2013
  • King_Edward 24 Feb 2013 21:18:04 11,454 posts
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    uiruki wrote:
    Remember that if you want to block you need to do the motion from neutral on the stick. The timing window could not be any more generous without letting you block before the enemy attacks - if you're having trouble, do the block motion every time you attack and you'll defend "by accident". The invulnerability window on the evade is very long as well. Literally the only problem I had with him was he turned green when up against a wall once so I had to fail Blade Mode once and take the damage before being able to get him away from the wall.

    edit: Remember to lock on as well. It is a lot easier when the camera isn't veering around all over the place.
    You can Blade Mode him when he's green? Knowing that would've helped. :s
  • kinky_mong 24 Feb 2013 21:20:45 9,607 posts
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    King_Edward wrote:
    kinky_mong wrote:
    Right after the tenth time of getting one hit killed by a rock that's impossible to slice because of how shitty the balde mode controls are I'm done. I don't care how this utter bollocks plot ends, and it certaintly won't be worth this effort.
    That and bouncing from fire wall to fire wall were the big stinkers for me too. You don't have to be perfect with the rock. I think 3 of the 4 squares will still cut it.
    Also the fact the games is now fucked for me, no way to drop the difficulty without starting over, can't restart the level to at least try and get there with more than zero health gels.

    To be fair I thought the last third of the game was pretty poor up to that point anyway. Very disappointing.

    I'll never get my Orc looking the same again.

  • King_Edward 24 Feb 2013 21:25:13 11,454 posts
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    @kinky_mong

    Not sure if this'll perk you up or annoy you more but after you slice the rock. open it drops a bunch of health packs.
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