Days Gone (PS4)

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  1. AlphaMan

    AlphaMan The North Remembers...

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    This is a crime. Of course, I'm just a layman, but I found this game to be really good. If I were to score on a scale of 1 to 100, I'd say 87 or so. Yes, it has a few bugs and is a little janky... there were a few times I wanted to quite over what the game makers wanted me to do but overall, I had fun most of the time playing this game and I'm glad I stayed with it to the end. After my 40+ hours with the campaign was done, I felt like I wanted more.

    Days Gone is a game set in present day Oregon. Deacon St. John is your playable character and he rides with Motorcycle Gang buddy known only as Boozer for most of the game. They seem to be all that's left of The Mongrels MC Club since the collapse of society after some sort of devastating infection wipes out most of humanity and turns a significant portion of the people left into zombie-like creatures called "Freakers" in the game.

    I know... I know... but it is really good. I had a great time riding around the map on my motorcycle befriending some camps of non-infected humans while fighting others... all the while trying to avoid a freaker horde sometimes as large as 600 hungry freakers. My goal was to eventually find my wife who was separated from me the night the shit hit the fan and I presume to be dead. Eventually you will become strong enough to take on a large hoard of freakers, but in the earlier parts of the game, they are best to be avoided. Very early in the game, I was killed by a group of 3 zom... er... freakers so you could imagine my horror when MY motorcycle ran out of gas in the middle of a forest while I was chasing a deer I had shot with my last crossbow bolt. It scampered off about 1 km away from me, but I was able to track it... so I took off on foot to see if I could butcher it and bring some gas back to my bike at the same time. Got to the deer who had been killed by 5 or 6 freaks near by that I no problem taking out using the stealth mechanics in the game, butchered him and then I heard this ominous musical score begin. I look around to see a horde of possibly 200 freaks within eye shot. I basically hid in the bushes with my heart beating thunderously as they passed.... but they were heading in the same direction I needed to go to get back to my bike. So basically I had to follow this horde a few hundred meters while trying to stay in stealth mode and shitting my pants all the way. It's not that often I'm immersed in a game like that.

    All in all, great story, great mechanics, a few bugs... but none of them break the game, IMHO. 87/100. :techman:
  2. AlphaMan

    AlphaMan The North Remembers...

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    The Saw Mill horde Walkthrough... There are 37 similar hordes in the game.


  3. Minsc&Boo

    Minsc&Boo Fresh Meat

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    Try the old republic and pc witcher games so you can import them too you need a 5.1 speaker system to properly enjoy the games. Witcher games are the greatest fantasy series.
  4. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf Hamachi is a fish best served cold

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    This is a great game, but it stresses me the fuck out with the zombie hordes, so I can only play it for short durations.
  5. Minsc&Boo

    Minsc&Boo Fresh Meat

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    Cahd did you ever play the old republic?