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Jason Miller
28th Sep 2009, 17:34
Who has finished AOD without being suppressed by boredom and and had an enjoyable time doing so?? I know I have.

jayjay119
28th Sep 2009, 20:50
I have although I must admit i only really completed it fully without level skip last year because I finally figured out how to switch targets and kill Boaz! Its the save system more than anything that lets AOD down for me, because you are not prompted to save or there are no auto saves, I forget to save , Die and then think 'oh i'm not doing all that again!'

Tihocan
28th Sep 2009, 22:00
I haven't finished it - and cannot say it was fun. I was one of the unfortunate to encounter two game killer bugs, and haven't picked it up again.

angelus0901
28th Sep 2009, 22:07
Can't answer this cause I've never played AOD... I'm waiting for Amazon to get in stock first 6 games so I can buy it... I'll let you know... ;)

Black_Alchemist
28th Sep 2009, 22:28
i got completed it and thoroughly enjoyed it everything was great for apart from the controls but other then that was an ace story to finish the core legacy

Error96_
28th Sep 2009, 22:50
I played it and really enjoyed it. It was so deep artistic and atmospheric with a brill story. The controls were a pity but after getting used to those it was great fun.

josh1122
29th Sep 2009, 08:32
Finished it and was bored.

Bampire
29th Sep 2009, 08:59
Started out boring, ended out fantastic. The beginning is so boring, but as you continue through the game it was great. Also getting used to the controls and speed of the gameplay was a painful thing to go through.

Once Bitten
29th Sep 2009, 14:20
Seeing as the most negative choice is "Finished it and was bored", I voted for that. But that doesn't even come close to describing how I feel about AoD. I've completed it all of five or six times (which is a terrible amount considering I've played and completed the other Core TRs well over 200 times each). I've disliked every playthrough, it starts off badly and gets progressively worse. The story's convoluted and the gameplay is horrific.

Having said that though, I've played through AoD a good 3 times more than I have Underworld :eek:

Ol.a
29th Sep 2009, 17:54
Finished it and liked it actually..! :)
OK, I didn't like Kurtis and, to be honest, I didn't kill Boaz (not even after I finished it - I downloaded a save game).
But I liked the storyline... ;)

jayjay119
29th Sep 2009, 23:40
Seeing as the most negative choice is "Finished it and was bored", I voted for that. But that doesn't even come close to describing how I feel about AoD. I've completed it all of five or six times (which is a terrible amount considering I've played and completed the other Core TRs well over 200 times each). I've disliked every playthrough, it starts off badly and gets progressively worse. The story's convoluted and the gameplay is horrific.

Having said that though, I've played through AoD a good 3 times more than I have Underworld :eek:

playing through twice or even three times to see if you were wrong i can agree with but why carry on to 6 times? If you play a game that many times there has to be something that keeps pulling you back.

Pulse
30th Sep 2009, 03:34
um, this may seem old to some of you but....



Urban Raider: The Angel of Darkness

Every popular game series seems to have a spin off. This could give AOD fans what they want and also provide means to finish the story of it. besides, Hayley is AOD Lara from the US with shorter hair and better fashion sense :p

Once Bitten
30th Sep 2009, 04:10
playing through twice or even three times to see if you were wrong i can agree with but why carry on to 6 times? If you play a game that many times there has to be something that keeps pulling you back.

Don't forget that's five or six times in all the years it's been available, that's a long time between each playthrough. I can't explain it really, maybe I keep thinking it'll get better with age or that I'll be more forgiving on it the next time I pick it up. It hasn't happened yet though :(

Dusk Knight
30th Sep 2009, 04:59
Finished it and had fun.

Flawed fun, but it was enjoyable overall. I was definitely frustrated by some things and needed a walkthrough at a couple of points, but I wouldn't say I was bored.
The first time I played it was long after it was released, on a reasonably up to date PC with very smooth graphics, so that probably helped.
I also had extremely low expectations, so it was nice that it was considerably better than I expected.

jayjay119
30th Sep 2009, 09:41
Don't forget that's five or six times in all the years it's been available, that's a long time between each playthrough. I can't explain it really, maybe I keep thinking it'll get better with age or that I'll be more forgiving on it the next time I pick it up. It hasn't happened yet though :(

Hmm yeah I get where you're coming from I suppose, It's like me with Casino Royal, I've tried to sit through it 4 times now and like it but each time I fell asleep or got bored, I want to like it I just don't, which sucks!

LARALOVERnr1
30th Sep 2009, 14:00
I realy liked it!

Tombgeek
3rd Oct 2009, 14:07
I must admit, as a Tomb Raider fan, I enjoyed Angel of Darkness. I prefer that game to Tomb Raider 3 and Tomb Raider: Chronicles. One of the things I enjoyed about the game was the story. It was something different, original, and fresh. Graphics were decent, and at times it was actually stunning, but the graphical glitches ruined the experience. The controls was disappointing, but there have been worse. Game design and gameplay was badly done. Where are the dual pistols? Hit detection was pathetic, that Red Ghost boss fight was just a horribly done. It looked bad, and the whole process of fighting it could make Chuck Norris cry. It was aweful! I just went to www.tombraiders.net and downloaded the game save and skipped that part. But on the whole it was an enjoyable game. Imagine if the game was actually finished!!!!! Man that would be awesome. You wanna know something? I blame Eidos for the failer of Tomb Raider. By forcing Core to release a game every single year, they practically destroyed the series, and made eveybody point fingers at Core. I'm glad Eidos was bought out. If they just gave Core another year just to finish the game, it would have been the best ever! Let's hope Crystal Dynamics will decide to remake Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness, using the engine that will power Tomb Raider 9.

Matze992
3rd Oct 2009, 18:22
--Haven't finished it but was fun.
I'm a bit frustrated, because I had too little bullets at the end.
But I had so much fun in this game. I liked the atmosphere and the story was awesome. Behind every wall could have been another enemy maybe an unkillable skeleton and it had such a good mystery with the ghost and the story about this paintings. I'd love to play the game again in a remake where a lot of story ( paintings,what the proto was about and all this stuff) is added. I liked this being chased.
But in many situations the game is very hard ( when you are chased and time's running the traps were very hard toevade,...) and so I have looked up sometimes how to master a level in a walk-through.
In conclusion I have to say the game was compelling and I had a lot of fun.