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The Official Torchlight II thread

Discussion in 'Games' started by theubersmurf, Dec 16, 2011.

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Are you planning on buying TII and/or DIII?

  1. TII

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  2. DIII

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  3. Both

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  4. Neither

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  1. Ahhzz

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    Only got to level 21, and the gems don't combine like the original game. I think the highest level Gem I saw (at level 21) was a third level. (eg 1: broken gem, 2: gem fragment, 3: gem shard). Targetting is still the same point-and-click that it used to be, which can be a blessing and a pain. I never did like the un-reality (in an RPG computer game lol) of being able to select a target, and then turn half-way around and still hit it. But, this style does make it a bit harder to stay on a single target..... Kind of a Monk thing : "It's a Blessing. And a Curse. And a Blessing. And a Curse" :)
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    I was looking forward to both, and dreading the bill for buying 2 each (for the fiancee and myself), plus figuring out which to play each night heheh. Fortunately, Blizz made it easy to decide. The Beta for TL2 just completely sealed it for me. It's not this huge leap forward above TL1 (just improvements all-around), with the single exception of Multiplayer. That alone, makes it worth the purchase for me :)
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    I'm still waiting for the price on DIII to come down (It'll never happen). But I hope for it anyway.
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    Preodered today so join me in battle for dungeons,will you?And I am dissapointed in D3 atm will se what it brings in coming years ,when I will grind in Torch2.
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    Will do, Arciks ;) Rumor mill still abounds "...toward the end of summer 2012", so we're hopeful :)
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    Can't wait for this, pre-ordered it day 1 when I saw it come onto steam.

    Have also played the beta and it was awesome!

    Steam Community Page

    Philippines, Asia :)
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    So, Psyko. What can you tell me about the game on your profile, Killing Floor?
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    Killing Floor is a fun game, it's a co-op survival horror, where you need to face waves of Zeds <zombies or freaks> to reach the final boss the Patriarch.

    You can play several classes :

    Berzerker - melee - Chainsaw, katana ,ax ,claymore, machete, knife
    Sharpshooter - Rifles, handguns, xbow
    Commando - Assault Rifles <bullpups, ak, scar, m4>
    Support Specialist - Shotguns <hunting shotgun, pump shotty, aa12, auto shotgun>
    Medic - Healer . Mp5 , mp7
    Demo - Expertise in blowing stuff up
    Firebug - pyro :D

    you level these perks up to gain bonuses and buffs. It's fun and very challenging :D and it goes on sale most of the time on steam.

    On topic : I'd be playing a Melee Engineer :D gotta love his skill set . :D
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    I'm a ranged type, so I started with the Outlander, but I found the Glaive skills WAAY over powered, and ended up enjoying the crap outta the engineer and the beserker :)
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    Indeed, have played Vanq on the 1st installment of the game so might as well try out the melee stuff... Hehe

    BTW, theres a mod out there for torch 1 for multiplayer online, we've got it working but it's only for some mods and vanilla game, you and your friends can play together.

    http://code.google.com/p/tlmp/wiki/GettingStarted

    EDIT: If I take a long time to reply , most probably I'm asleep :D so I'll get back at you in a while :D
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    Strage on steam it says release end of summer,but summer will end in 2days already.So something went wrong with TL2 :(
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    The end of summer break isn't the end of summer, Summer doesn't actually end until Sept 21-23 (not sure when this year). But if you follow the Not-a-blog over at runicgames.com forums, you'd read that (or at least they say that) they're in the home stretch, working on the last part, the "third act" I get the feeling it will be out pretty close to that date, though who knows.
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    Wow, an actual release date? Holy $&*#! They told everyone it would be out by the end of 2011, and it's actually going to happen, whoa, I"m finally going to get to play this thing for real. I think I just had a stroke.
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    The official Release Date for Torchlight II is Thursday, September 20th, 2012! :)
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    that's not summer, they are liars ! ;)
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    beat on a technicality... come on though, i've had snow here in September before - it's not summer!

    note: i'm just being cheeky, not actually complaining. greatly looking forward to this release!
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    hahaha no worries ;) I'm not one of those that gets all up in the nads because someone's got a smart-ass attitude heheh. I'm one of them :toast: I'm tickled as crap that we've finally got a solid date :rockout::rockout::rockout:
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    The problem I have with torchlight is no serious multiplayer. If Diablo 2 was single player player game, I would have only played for about a month before putting it down, and to me it was leaps and bounds better than torchlight.

    By serious multiplayer I mean unhackable (integrity of users/characters), and the ability to log onto servers with thousands of other players.

    Playing torchlight is almost like playing WoW single player edition.

    Anyone else feel this way?
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    nope.

    TL2 is not meant to be a completely open-ended world, it's an extended dungeon crawl, inside and outside, that can be played by yourself, or with a handful of friends. Mods will only be available in a MP game if all players have the same mods, and even in the beta there were hundreds of us playing at the same time, all thru the hours.

    It's not a PVP game, which is the only real benefit of "hacking" the game. If someone's got uber gear, so what? Whether they got it by long hours of crawls, or by long minutes of modding, either it makes it easier for you to kill the boss, and get good gear for you, or it's too easy, and you just start a different game: no skin off your nose.
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    I didn't mean like wow as in actual content. In every other ARPG gear was king, and it was fun to compare and trade rare gear. working for rare gear was an absolute blast, but when someone can change configuration files and receive that gear, it makes that point obsolete.

    I guess TL2 is catering to others who enjoy the point-and-click adventure side of things. I'm still not sure if I'll give it a try, I'll have to see what my friends are planning.
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    Diablo 3 is pretty much dead to me now...beat inferno, looted until my eye's bleed and bored to tears. Torchlight II and Borderlands II are my next addiction. Both pre-ordered and now I just wait.
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    In other MP ARPG games, the gear could be generated or hacked, and it didn't matter if everyone else you played with was in full noob gear, you were stuck with them, and the PVP crap that went with it on many of them. With TL2, they can mod to their heart's content, but if you don't load the same mod, you never see them, or their gear.

    TL2 is a lighter Diablo, as has been pointed to again and again. It's designed around killing tons of monsters, and getting tons of loot, requiring you to spend tons of time, nit-picking stats heheh. It's a light-hearted game, that I'm perfectly content letting my daughter play, without stress. It's not for the die-hard, nitty-gritty ARPG player.

    There's tons of discussion over at the forums, feel free to join. But what the consensus has come to is this: Sure, there's always someone who feels the need to mod himself God Armor of Godly God-protection, with the Godly God-killing sword of God-spewing to go with it. But for every one of those, there's 20 guys modding a better fishing mechanic, new dungeons, and reasonable loot to go with them. Play with the ones that you fit in with.
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    Same ;) :toast: With a side of Drifter, and looking for Shadowrun:Returns, and Wastelands 2 :)

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