View Single Post
Old August 10, 2014, 22:20   #10
Ende
Rookie
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 6
Ende is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by debo View Post
This 'console gamer' analogy is not going to get you very far here imo. There exist variants that do exactly what you want, probably to a degree that will make you want to rip your eyeballs out even if you enjoy self-flagellation. I've pointed out one above; NPPAngband/NPPMoria, which wobbly pointed out, is also another good one. There are others too. Some of them I'll even play once in a while
Sorry if that sounded a bit sharp, but i assure u its just a blanket label for the direction of most modern games today. They seem to cater to players who need instant gratification and dont want to invest time into developing their game...

Im sure i will try out more of the variants so thanks for the advice

I guess i remember the beauty of Angband was that the game was very open and the player had many more options open to him... the current incarnation feels very restrictive and linear.

It would be great if there was a solid game setup opening screen so players could tune the game to their preference.
Ende is offline   Reply With Quote