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Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Binky, Jul 2, 2018.

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  1. Binky Educated

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    Disclaimer: Gameplay trumps purdy graphics, music, videos, writing. No ifs, no buts.

    Having typed that, here's some stuff I still find impressive:

    Make Terrans great again
    Starcraft - Inauguration

    ...
    SM's Alpha Centauri - Ascetic Virtues

    David Warner's narratation
    Emperor of the Fading Suns intro

    Out with the old...
    Dune 2 - Harkonnen ending

    Grab the popcorn & relax
    Blood Omen: LoK

    Less is more
    Shogun: TW - clan victory
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JnSy6R2YcU
     
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    Serpent in the Staglands Shadorwun: Hong Kong Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire
     
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    insert any Thief mission briefing here / thread
     
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  9. Binky Educated

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    Primordia - Happy End

    This is the Police - Troy Starr?

    Leisure Suit Larry (VGA) - Dance with Fawn

    Until I Have You - Memory wipe

    Full Throttle - ALL cutscenes
     
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    Civilization: Beyond Earth's announcement trailer still hits my weak spot:


    Maybe they should've spent that money on the actual game. Or maybe not, that way we have at least a kick-ass trailer. Anyway, back to SMAC, I go.
     
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    Why the fuck can't I play as Letho?



    Still gets me every time.



    Fairly much a perfect intro for the descent into hell that followed.





    Pity it wasn't a finished game, had so much potential.
     
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    Beasts & Bumpkins is awesome.
    Cutscene 8

    Cutscene 21

    Cutscene 27


    Jagged Alliance 2 - Flowers for the flower (never gets old)

    Stubbs the Zombie cutscenes
     
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    Randomly popped in my head:

     
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    Both Civilization victories are great. However, seeing the smiles wiped from enemy civ leaders' faces still makes me feel warm and fuzzy.

    Civilization II - Oracle wonder

    Civ 4 - wonders gettin' built

    Civ 5 - Montezuma goes to war


    And since today is fireworks & BBQ day:
    SM's Colonization - independence
     
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    Final Fantasy 8 Intro "Liberi Fatali"
     
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    I love those scene transitions in For Honor's cinematic trailer

     
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    Easily the best ever.
     
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  22. Binky Educated

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    Arguably, the only decent thing about Master of Orion III apart from the uninstall button is the intro.

    eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, eXtreminate, eXperience? eXcrement.

    Black & White - Intro

    And after that you spend your time potty training a giant cow. Which is promptly kidnapped. 10/10 timeless masterpiece.


    Stacraft II: Wings of Liberty - Intro

    Apart from that? Rest in mediocrity, Blizzard.
     
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    The Carpenter is strong with this one.



    When I watched this for the first time, I instinctively knew that sins of the Fathers would become one of my all-time favorites.



    "We've had to endure much, you and I, but soon there will be order again, a new age. Aquinas spoke of the mythical City on the Hill. Soon that city will be a reality, and we will be crowned its kings. Or better than kings, Gods." :shredder:
     
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    Make the Codex Great Again!
     
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  25. Ash Arcane

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    Even cinematics used to be cooler in the golden age, beating out modern gaming which is all about cinematics :roll: I despise their boring low quality. Old game cinematics often had low production values and the like, but were clearly made with passion and were entertaining, and style substituted purdy graphics whoring.

    I'll give some exceptions. I quite like some cinematic moments in Dead Space, for instance. But they're for the most part executed OK, which is rare.
     
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