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Duke Nukem's Bulletstorm Tour  "Randy hinted at something for December 1st"

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#721

I think people rag on the parody-ness of Duke a little too much. It does go a bit overboard and it is a factor, but it wasn't all bad and it IS a part of the character. It's the balance between parody and serious action hero that they're getting wrong. And that's warped your opinions of The Birth. I mean, you can't say that The Birth is terrible because of its excessive parody and then turn around and call the Caribbean expansion good. It's way more of a parody than The Birth. (and it IS good)

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This post has been edited by MusicallyInspired: 17 April 2017 - 09:16 AM

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User is offline   Mblackwell 

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#722

I think the fun part was that the parody was usually played straight or taken to an absurdity that was well juxtaposed with the rest of the game, and in many cases went unmentioned by Duke.

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#723

I hear so much negativity towards Babeland specifically by many groups; I actually really like the level and it was a great standout unique location. Is it because it was too sexual/parody-like that people don't like it?
I like both Build engine carnival levels; Dark Carnival from Blood and Babeland from Ep. 4

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#724

Babe Land was bad, because its theme wasn't executed well. For example that D-Cup race room makes no sense, just some weird rotating sectors over the water with mechanical ambience, and all felt like some hi-tech base with wrong textures and surroundings. Then comes that pirate stuff with ugly fake sky, mechanical babes and characters, slimer as water, everything about that map felt wrong aesthetically, despite having a decent layout and a promising theme. It's probably not Blum's worst level (not Launch Facility/Tiberius Station like bad), but certainly the worst of those he wanted to be good.
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  #725

View PostNancsi, on 17 April 2017 - 06:07 AM, said:

Derelict is the only exception, that was like a lost level from the original 3 episodes.

It literally is. Have you played LameDuke?
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#726

I thought people liked Tiberius Station? I dislike all the Lunar Apocalypse levels, but the ones I heard from liked them.
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#727

I wonder what a prototype Babe Land would look like

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View PostLunick, on 17 April 2017 - 09:57 PM, said:

I wonder what a prototype Babe Land would look like

Tits on a wall.
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View PostHendricks266, on 17 April 2017 - 06:37 PM, said:

It literally is. Have you played LameDuke?


Yep, of course. Basically the entire thing was there just with less details and no atmosphere. AFAIK it was the second oldest level of the game (after Stadium, that is).
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User is online   NightFright 

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#730

I am struggling with myself... The Full Clip Edition is currently 50% off. Is it worth it for that price (18.49 EUR) or should I hope for an even better offer on Xmas (even though I doubt there'll be a -60% or even -75% on this any time soon)?
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#731

Depends if you've played the original or not I suppose.

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View PostNightFright, on 27 November 2017 - 05:38 AM, said:

I am struggling with myself... The Full Clip Edition is currently 50% off. Is it worth it for that price (18.49 EUR) or should I hope for an even better offer on Xmas (even though I doubt there'll be a -60% or even -75% on this any time soon)?



If you're a fan of the original Bulletstorm then I think those are good deals.

if you're buying it strictly as a Duke fan and you absolutely must play it, I wouldn't recommend it at all. Against the advice from members on this forum, I got it for $15 bucks including the Duke add on. Duke just isn't Duke. Too much of Grey holding him back and it feels like a chore to get through. It was cool seeing cut scenes using his model but that gets old. I'd just watch it on Youtube.
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#733

I never played the original game, and tbh I don't care about the Duke DLC at all. Just heard it used to be a solid shooter back then and might be worth grabbing during a Steam sale, anything that's at least -50% or more.


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#734

Duty Calls is better. And it's free.

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User is online   NightFright 

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Well, I decided not to buy it in the end. The original version is like 2-5 EUR, so paying more than 10 is probably overpriced. XD
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#736

The game is currently on a 66% sale if you buy it with Duke included (15 bucks) so I took the bullet... and I'm happy I did (did not play the game before in any shape or form so admittedly it was an easy decision for me). I did not expected much from Duke but the writing is good for what it is: they did not only opt for the "hey, let's write irrelevant dick jokes and call it a day" solution but a lot of times the jokes cleverly refer to the dialogue and there is a fun little meta aspect to it all. I laugh my ass off sometimes but of course instead of finishing it this way I'll go back and play through the game with original dialogue first. :D

+ The game is really good, the port is nice too.

This post has been edited by Zaxx: 31 December 2017 - 08:37 AM

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User is online   Zaxx 

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#737

I'll just post this here as a way to salute the world's unintentionally funniest launch trailer:

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User is online   NightFright 

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#738

Ok guys, Bulletstorm is now 75% off during the latest Summer Sale. For 9.24 EUR (10.75 USD), I think it's actually really worth buying, probably for the first time since its release. I think I'll go for it now, especially since I never played the original version. Glad I waited for another half year!


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