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|OT| Genshin Impact |OT| Legend of Gacha: The Whale Waker (free-to-play action RPG)

BlackM1st

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Yea it seemed really out of character considering we're still helping people collect sweet flowers and stupid shit like that.
I enjoyed it immensely. Don't forget that during the last story quest we were ready to leave everyone behind and leave the damn place together with our sibling. I kinda like that attitude of our MC.

Really? He's like a likable Childe for me lmaoo. Although, I was hoping it'd be Kazuha or Beidou sticking around, but I guess that's difficult.
Tart is likable because he's unlikable. That dude is just annoying. He never shuts up and laughs for no reason all the time. Definitely a comfort character for many girls, but I feel really irritated by his constant presence and the fact that I can't move on without him being involved.
 

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I enjoyed it immensely. Don't forget that during the last story quest we were ready to leave everyone behind and leave the damn place together with our sibling. I kinda like that attitude of our MC.


Tart is likable because he's unlikable. That dude is just annoying. He never shuts up and laughs for no reason all the time. Definitely a comfort character for many girls, but I feel really irritated by his constant presence and the fact that I can't move on without him being involved.
Oh I don't dislike it, I just wish that we could stick with it instead of saying "I'm not here to get in the middle of your shit" but then 2 sentences later be like "oh ok I'll help after all". I wish there was an honest 2 paths we could take, like friendly/asshole. The downside is that even though we have dialogue choices, they're all the same in the end and give you no actual freedom on how you want to approach the story.

Totally agree about Tohma, I dislike him a lot. He'd only be a good character if later on we find out he was actually a villain.

Speaking of, I hope we get more morally grey characters soon. I've said it before, but I'm really getting tired of the "hardworking workaholic good guy" types. Tart was interesting to me because he wasn't that type at all. We need the squinty villain type that when he/she opens their eyes then you know shit is about to get real.

 

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Looks like I hit some weird ass bug. I activated all 4 electric pillars in the Araumi puzzle but only 3 out of 4 corresponding circle parts light up. WTF. Maybe it's because I haven't gotten special lenses or something like that, but why 3 light up while 4th one didn't despite its pillar being activated? Makes no sense.
 
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What da fuck. And it's the easiest pillar too. It wasn't blocked or sealed or something like that. Bah.
 
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Ok. Scratch all of that. Turns out circle parts were inverted lmao I did the rotating cube puzzle but forgot to actually activate it with electric element. Goddamn, why it didn't activated automatically? Anyway... Crisis averted xD
 

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pretty bitchin cross-save added to Playstation, now i can finally sell my ps4pro.

i had been holding on to it in case my PS5 died... a backup solely to play genshin. Silly i know, anyway, im selling this mf rocket blower.
 
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pretty bitchin cross-save added to Playstation, now i can finally sell my ps4pro.

i had been holding on to it in case my PS5 died... a backup solely to play genshin. Silly i know, anyway, im selling this mf rocket blower.
From what I have seen if you used the PC/Mobile version and the PS4/5 version before this patch you will need a new PSN id to use your PC/Mobile save on ps5.

Anyone confirm this?
 

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From what I have seen if you used the PC/Mobile version and the PS4/5 version before this patch you will need a new PSN id to use your PC/Mobile save on ps5.

Anyone confirm this?
ya thats how i understand it... youd have to create a new psn id. kinda trash, but fortunately my use case is not that.
 
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Any of you guys do the Shrine quests yet?

Do you not get any rewards for beating all those shrines and the big tumor thing? I picked up Kazuri's mask, and used it, and it taught me how to craft the catalyst, but is that seriously all you get for that huge questline? Or did I miss a bunch of chests somewhere?
 

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LOL OUTTANOWHERE

Aloy comes to GI as a free 5☆. Hate her design and personality, but eh, free 5☆ is a free 5☆. Unless she's at MC power level xD
 
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I mean it would be cool if there was a 2-3 week event where you got a 5* character and all their constellations for playing. But until you see their kit and Constellation passives it's a wait and see.

Most collab characters ultimately don't end up that good in gachas. Or at least for very long.

I still think even now Cryo Amber is still too good. Just like Starbucks is.
 
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i see the game is on 2.0 now and they still don't want to add an option for 60+ fps on PC? c'mon...i've got a 165hz monitor here and need to play at 60fps??
 
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i see the game is on 2.0 now and they still don't want to add an option for 60+ fps on PC? c'mon...i've got a 165hz monitor here and need to play at 60fps??
Bruh. Read the news. Buy PS5. The way it's meant to be played!(according to Miho an SCEE marketing departments)
 

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Man I seriously don't want Sony, western games, and their politics involved in IPs that I actually enjoy. This is a scary as fuck precedent for the game.
As if Sony has any leverage in this.They probably had to pay a ton of money or make other deals, like a smaller share on all sales over the Playstation Network.

The Playstation is not big enough as a plattform in the core markets of Genshin Impact.
 

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Tart is likable because he's unlikable. That dude is just annoying. He never shuts up and laughs for no reason all the time. Definitely a comfort character for many girls, but I feel really irritated by his constant presence and the fact that I can't move on without him being involved.
I'm fine with characters being unlikable, but Childe is just downright annoying for me. Never ever enjoyed his type of personality lmao. I don't know about comfort character or think about that, but I generally enjoy the laid back type who isn't a two face (yet?) and his relationship with Ayaka.

Anyways, oi oi oi this is too early...
 
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I guess is not avaliable on others plataforms, like the traveller sword.
It clashes with their recent crossplay function if the weapon's passive deactivates on other platforms. Doesn't seem practical to switch weapons everytime you play on a phone or tablet.
 

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Childe have a badass mode, that in fact people complain about how weak Childe are in comparison with his boss fight counterpart.


edit: Aloy will be a cryo char... another cryo char... Is this getting personal at this point?
 
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As if Sony has any leverage in this.They probably had to pay a ton of money or make other deals, like a smaller share on all sales over the Playstation Network.

The Playstation is not big enough as a plattform in the core markets of Genshin Impact.
It's almost certain that some of the censorship "precautions" in this game were done at the behest of Sony. I don't know what the overall revenue stream from Genshin looks like between mobile/pc/playstation, but I'm sure there's some internal wheeling and dealing being done for all of this frankly bullshit exclusive stuff.

Platform exclusive weapons now. Oh boy. At least it's free so that's something. Good starter weapon if Bow user is your thing.
Now?
 
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Platform exclusive weapons now. Oh boy. At least it's free so that's something. Good starter weapon if Bow user is your thing.
We already had it, there's a PS exclusive sword. Unlike that sword, this bow is semi exclusive. You can use it on PC, but without its effects xD
 

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Platform exclusive weapons now. Oh boy. At least it's free so that's something. Good starter weapon if Bow user is your thing.

Have to agree. Secondary effect is ATK. Just a shame the effect is locked behind the exclusivity.

It's almost certain that some of the censorship "precautions" in this game were done at the behest of Sony. I don't know what the overall revenue stream from Genshin looks like between mobile/pc/playstation, but I'm sure there's some internal wheeling and dealing being done for all of this frankly bullshit exclusive stuff.

If you read the Aloy page and twitter, many people are whining about mods on the official discord.
 

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We already had it, there's a PS exclusive sword. Unlike that sword, this bow is semi exclusive. You can use it on PC, but without its effects xD
I think if they are going to have a platform exclusive weapon effect it should probably stay on that platform.
 
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It's almost certain that some of the censorship "precautions" in this game were done at the behest of Sony. I don't know what the overall revenue stream from Genshin looks like between mobile/pc/playstation, but I'm sure there's some internal wheeling and dealing being done for all of this frankly bullshit exclusive stuff.
I thought somebody involved the Chinese government in Honkai Impact that is why they walk on eggshells.

Also, the girls in the game wear stockings or other things which can only be described as lingerie. Mona's or Eula's glorious ass is also not hidden. I think we are fine.

The next batch of Inazuma characters is also not really covered up a lot.
 

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Man I seriously don't want Sony, western games, and their politics involved in IPs that I actually enjoy. This is a scary as fuck precedent for the game.
China alone will be responsible for the censoring or design of any content in this game, outside of Aloy or any other Sony IP that ends up appearing in the game. The reason Jean is wearing a "summer outfit" that looks like something a grandma might wear to the beach in the 1940s has nothing to do with with Sony, and everything to do with China.
 
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