State of Decay 2

OneBadMutha

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Looking good. People are sleeping on this one big time.

I agree. More I think of how much better this game will be with co-op and a modern game engine, more I think this could be one of the most addictive games of the year. People are absolutely sleeping on this one.
 

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I wonder how co op will work with this? Assuming the perma death feature is still part of it, players might be cagey about letting others control some of your survivors. I'm guessing you'll either bring one of your characters into their game or you'll get a random character to play while you are in someone else's session.
 

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I wonder how co op will work with this? Assuming the perma death feature is still part of it, players might be cagey about letting others control some of your survivors. I'm guessing you'll either bring one of your characters into their game or you'll get a random character to play while you are in someone else's session.

Yeah, I'm wondering this too.
 

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The first one had a lot of potential but repetition in the missions really took my enjoyment away after a while. Combined with the at times (most of th time tbh) terrible performance and visuals AND that female camp leader constantly saying the exact same goddamn things when you brought loot back, your own character too for that matter....and it just wasn't what it could have been in my opinion. I know plenty of people loved it though. But they have a better engine now and probably a bigger team and budget too.
 

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Looks brutal and cool but shame it's not a Scorpio launch title

 

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The flare mechanic in this game is pretty interesting. When you play you get assigned to a world and if you get into trouble and need help you cah shoot a flare and everbody assigned to that world can see it and come help you.

They haven't yet detailed any specifics though. But will be interesting to see how those helpers come into your game and also to see if human player count is still limited to four. I mean you could do cool stuff around the flare mechanic, like world instances that require many people to take down a powerfu enemyl...much like the instances in Guild Wars 2 for example.
 
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The flare mechanicin this game is pretty interesting. When you play you get assigned to world and if you get into trouble and need help you cah shoot a flare and everbody assigned to that world can see it and come help you.

They haven't yet detailed any specifics yet though. But will be interestinh to see how those helpers come into your game and also to see if human player count is still limited to four. I meah you could do cool stuff around the flare mechanic, like world instances that require many people to take down a powerful...much like the instances in Guild Wars 2 for example.

I'm really curious to hear about how the perma death mechanic will work in co op. I assume you'll bring your character into another game and if it gets killed it's gone from your game as well.
 

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I'm really curious to hear about how the perma death mechanic will work in co op. I assume you'll bring your character into another game and if it gets killed it's gone from your game as well.

Its perma death, so yeah, I would expect it to work the same as before. Death is death.

Not sure if you know this, but the world is 3 times larger than the original.
 

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Its perma death, so yeah, I would expect it to work the same as before. Death is death.

Not sure if you know this, but the world is 3 times larger than the original.

No didn't hear that. That's cool. That would make it pretty big as the first one was a decent size.
 

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Is there any real gameplay of this? Tired of seeing trailers for 3 years. lol
 

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Is there any real gameplay of this? Tired of seeing trailers for 3 years. lol
The one from MS's presser was gameplay,but interms of watching somebody play it, no. Well not that have seen thus far. It isn't playable at E3 either as far as I can see.

We might get lucky and Gamespot or IGN might get itt on their E3 live show.
 

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Can kick people out of the group
Cars run out of petrol
 

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Can kick people out of the group
Cars run out of petrol

Footage starts about 21 mins in.

Death is death in any world.
COOP is drop in.
You volunteer your services for the flare system.
Much more info on what is happening to base resources.
Bases now make noise.
 

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Footage starts about 21 mins in.

Death is death in any world.
COOP is drop in.
You volunteer your services for the flare system.
Much more info on what is happening to base resources.
Bases now make noise.

Excellent. Watched all of that. Loads of small subtle changes that are great. Co op is going to intense with that perma death mechanic. I love the reinforced cars as well. I think I might spin up the original again. I think I have some DLC still outstanding.
 

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This is now my most anticipated game scheduled to come out in the next 12 months. Another year should give Microsoft plenty of time to step in and help with animations and polish. Every impression I've heard about this game has been great. The only hate it's received has been due to the animations during the press conference.
 

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Decided to replay the first. Still need to finish both DLC
 

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Yep. If you die you die.
 
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