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blaugranamarti

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  1. blaugranamarti

    DiRTy Gossip Thread

    The problem with this is that it only has to do with how the studio is organized internally and how it's managed. However, what the consumer sees is that they paid for a game, and the game isn't finished. And before they get what they believe they paid for, they are offered to pay for more. Of course this is all subjective, and what we can consider a finished game or an acceptable level of quality or polish is a matter of opinion, but that's why some people don't like having DLC before some issues are fixed.
  2. blaugranamarti

    DiRTy Gossip Thread

    Oh, well. Designing a game around the business model of selling content separately and splitting the playerbase from day one results in a worse experience for everyone. Who could have known, right?
  3. blaugranamarti

    DiRTy Gossip Thread

    Yes, of course I know that. But still, the handling looks really weird, and the way the car rotates into corners doesn't look realistic. I don't know if it's a problem with the tyre model or some other aspect of the physics, but it just doesn't seem to handle like a real car would.
  4. blaugranamarti

    DiRTy Gossip Thread

    I too think that putting the stages from Dirt Rally on a paid DLC is a bit questionable, to the point I'm considering not buying the game because I feel I shouldn't support it. It seems the base game is already a bit short on stages, and then the solution to that is selling recycled content as DLC? Of course there is some work needed to retexture the stages, but it's much less than for creating new content. In my opinion the way to go when recycling content is how Hitman 2 did it, where you have the Hitman 1 levels for free if you own it and as paid DLC if you don't. Then on top of that, the tarmac handling feels really unconvincing on the videos I've seen, really far behind from what any of the current track racing sims have. Also, no stages on snow of ice seems like a step back from the previous game, but of course you can pay extra to have those back (quite literally in this case, since they are the exact same stages).
  5. blaugranamarti

    DiRTy Gossip Thread

    Really disappointed with this one. A new group B RWD car is the best part (where is the Lancia, though?), but basing an entire DLC on reused content from the previous game is just anti consumer. Recently Hitman 2 did something similar, adding the content from Hitman 1 as DLC (which benefited from some slight improvements of the new game), but those who already owned the first one got it for free.
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