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Author Topic: Something Rogue Troopery in the offing?  (Read 2172 times)

JamesC

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Re: Something Rogue Troopery in the offing?
« Reply #30 on: 01 March, 2017, 12:42:50 pm »
I'll be picking this up - really enjoyed it the first time around.
I thought the mechanics worked really well and even the much derided train level worked for me.

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Re: Something Rogue Troopery in the offing?
« Reply #31 on: 01 March, 2017, 12:49:43 pm »
Never played this the first time around but always heard good things. Nintendo specific for now I take it?

Edited to add: What do you mean, RTFA?!
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Re: Something Rogue Troopery in the offing?
« Reply #32 on: 01 March, 2017, 12:57:37 pm »
Nintendo specific for now I take it?

The remaster has been announced for all major platforms: ps4/Xbox and PC.

I've never played the game but plenty of people have raved about it so I'll give it a go.

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Re: Something Rogue Troopery in the offing?
« Reply #33 on: 01 March, 2017, 02:53:57 pm »
I absolutely adore this game, and have played through it several times, on PC, Xbox, and Wii.  I cannot wait to play it on PS4!

I loved how you could approach each level trying out different gameplay styles - stealth, run and gun, etc.  The different things to use were great - Gunnar's turret mode, the decoy hologram, the mini mines and so  on.  Just brilliant!  It never got old, and I always found new ways to play.

My favourite version was on the Xbox, just because I found it easier with a controller than a keyboard (though I am well versed in both) - it seemed more fluid somehow.

The Wii version was definitely the worst - some effort had been made to improve the graphics, such as sea and sky effects, but the gameplay was broken by the change to the cover mechanic.  In previous iterations you clicked a button or key to go to cover when next to a wall or bollard or whatever, and click again to come away if I remember correctly. 

However, on the Wii version the game tried to guess when you wanted to pop in and out of cover, and tried to do it for you, making it incredibly clumsy and difficult to play, if you loved the cover mechanic as much as I did.  I only made it through the first four levels, and then gave up in disgust, digging out my old Xbox and playing through it on there.

Unfortunately the game is so old on the PC now it is very difficult to get it running properly on newer OS.  It appears to run well at first, but then you get to the 'on rails' (I believe the first is manning the guns on the Choppa?) part and the framerate drops and eventually crashes.  I did find a fix some time ago, and managed to get another couple of playthroughs out of it, but haven't been back to it in a couple of years.

TLDR:  ROGUE TROOPER ON PS4!!!!  WOOOOOO!!!!   :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D

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Re: Something Rogue Troopery in the offing?
« Reply #34 on: 25 March, 2017, 01:06:33 am »
Just been watching some gameplay from the original and now I am ridiculously excited to pick this up...

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Re: Something Rogue Troopery in the offing?
« Reply #35 on: 27 March, 2017, 03:27:43 pm »
I loved the original. Played it on a PS2 only game I have every played to the last level. Well looking forward to the new one. And my kid just got a switch so looking forward to it on that. Great news.

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Re: Something Rogue Troopery in the offing?
« Reply #36 on: 27 March, 2017, 09:52:33 pm »
The original is certainly one of the best 'Comic book' game adaptations out there. Everything from the soundtrack to the voice acting seemed absolutely bang on.

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Re: Something Rogue Troopery in the offing?
« Reply #37 on: 28 March, 2017, 10:01:32 am »
This is the one thing that could tempt me back to gameplaying, loved the original. :thumbsup:
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Re: Something Rogue Troopery in the offing?
« Reply #38 on: 29 March, 2017, 01:26:26 pm »
Hopefully they'll fix the pronunciation of "Souther" in this version.   ;)

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Re: Something Rogue Troopery in the offing?
« Reply #39 on: 29 March, 2017, 01:49:08 pm »
Hopefully they'll fix the pronunciation of "Souther" in this version.   ;)

Can't remember how they say it in the game -
what's your preference? SOWTHER (as in South) or SUTHER (as in Southern)?
(obviously the correct answer is the first one)


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Re: Something Rogue Troopery in the offing?
« Reply #40 on: 30 March, 2017, 12:16:06 pm »
Why obviously?

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Re: Something Rogue Troopery in the offing?
« Reply #41 on: 30 March, 2017, 01:05:43 pm »
Well...

A souther is also used as a term for a wind.

http://www.memidex.com/souther

Pronunciation there has it as in South.

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Re: Something Rogue Troopery in the offing?
« Reply #42 on: 30 March, 2017, 01:12:45 pm »
Why obviously?

because SUTHER sounds daft!  ;)

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Re: Something Rogue Troopery in the offing?
« Reply #43 on: 30 March, 2017, 01:25:09 pm »
It's pronounced Slaine.

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Re: Something Rogue Troopery in the offing?
« Reply #44 on: 30 March, 2017, 06:34:14 pm »
Has the GRennie Droid had anything to do with this one?
No doubt I'll be a grumpy killjoy Mr Negative...