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

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I'll have to wait to see him in game, but my initial reaction is
disgusted colin farrell GIF


 
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Also, not really a spoiler since the official Genshin twitter already mentioned this, but Baal is in 2.1 and is definitely spear user. RIP everybody's savings, including my own. Now I might have to re-eval going for Yoimiya C1. I guess it's up to RNG and how long it takes to get me my first copy.

Also, Sara and Yae looking good in the actual game....what is MHY trying to do to me.
 
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PC you can actually swap those if you want. I have a resource farm account on PC and I was confused about it as well and then found that you can change which button works as back/exit.
Yeah, was a life saver. PS5 layout is so much better and logical to me lol
 
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So I tried using Wings of Descension that I got today from linking my PSN to my PC/Mobile account earlier, and it locks you out from using them if you aren't playing on Playstation. I had it equipped on Eula and when I moved to PC she had the starter black wings equipped, but they were still showing in my inventory as if I had them.

Why are they like this?
 

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So I tried using Wings of Descension that I got today from linking my PSN to my PC/Mobile account earlier, and it locks you out from using them if you aren't playing on Playstation. I had it equipped on Eula and when I moved to PC she had the starter black wings equipped, but they were still showing in my inventory as if I had them.

Why are they like this?
top tier exclusivity...
 

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The Spiritual Cleansing Questline has been great. So many nice little surprises.
Agreed, that's probably top 3 quests for me in the game so far. I love the subtle lore you can get from scanning on those kitsune statues too, they're all over the place. For a lore nerd like myself this whole nation has been wonderful.
 
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Agreed, that's probably top 3 quests for me in the game so far. I love the subtle lore you can get from scanning on those kitsune statues too, they're all over the place. For a lore nerd like myself this whole nation has been wonderful.
You and me both. They did a great job at integrating the lore into the nation as you explore.
 

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Rant time (I know you guys were worried).

How fucking STUPID and annoying is to have a time limited event in later parts of the new zone? Fucking mihoyo assholes. Can't even enjoy the new zone at my pace without having the stupid FOMO at the back of my head.
 

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Rant time (I know you guys were worried).

How fucking STUPID and annoying is to have a time limited event in later parts of the new zone? Fucking mihoyo assholes. Can't even enjoy the new zone at my pace without having the stupid FOMO at the back of my head.
Isn't the event up until August 9th?
 

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Rant time (I know you guys were worried).

How fucking STUPID and annoying is to have a time limited event in later parts of the new zone? Fucking mihoyo assholes. Can't even enjoy the new zone at my pace without having the stupid FOMO at the back of my head.
Yeah, ridiculous.
Isn't the event up until August 9th?
They should've just made this event to open up gradually. With how they love to drip feed , this time around they somehow made you to rush towards the most faraway island almost immediately. Yes, you can do it later, at your own pace etc. but why we should even have this problem in the 1st place? Bad design decision imo
 
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Nah, because there 1 billion cryo chars in the game now

btw. good luck farming ameno mats.
Oh fuck, there is sayu coming too. I might worry about farming books/artifacts efficiently after I get time to explore the Island at their fullest this weekend. 1 week of boss killing here we go!
 

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WL8. New Ayaka's boss dropped the biggest Geo Gem for me. Um... Thanks, I guess? Thank God we can transform 'em now...
 

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In other news...

Where'd you get the crafting recipe for it?
Yeah, ridiculous.

They should've just made this event to open up gradually. With how they love to drip feed , this time around they somehow made you to rush towards the most faraway island almost immediately. Yes, you can do it later, at your own pace etc. but why we should even have this problem in the 1st place? Bad design decision imo
They did the same damn thing with Dragonspine, which pissed me off. They frontloaded the event and the crimson wishes in a way so that you felt like you were getting behind the curve unless you grinded out leveling your tree right away, instead of just exploring the area at your leisure. Like you said, with time gating and drip feeding that they contsantly do, I don't know why they wouldn't give us a week or two to just explore and do quests and shit. The funny thing is that you know by the end of the patch we're going to have 2-3 events of dubious quality like "Never-ending battle", and the very last week will be completely dead with no BP missions or anything, like usual. Stupid game direction.
 
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Whether you like that Aloy is in or not, the fact that we're even getting her at all just opens up so many possibilities for some nice crossovers. Who know who we'll get next...
That's cool, but A2 is actually naked, the piece of cloth around her belly is the only clothing she's wearing.
All the other black stuff shouldn't go "on top", I hate it when artists do that; the black is an endoskeleton underneath her antimagnetic(protects against EMPs) skin .
 
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Thinking back, this archon quest made me realize that I might be saying Yae wrong. I've been saying it in my head as Yay-Ee, but in game they pronounce it as Yai almost.
 

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definitely.


I also am finally coming around to Baal's design. It's relatively simple at first, and I still wish her hair would unfurl from her braid during her burst, but it's grown on me a lot since her leak reveal where she looked like a generic NPC.
 

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I've been saying it in my head as Yay-Ee
I'm sorry Pejo. I cringed...

I also am finally coming around to Baal's design. It's relatively simple at first, and I still wish her hair would unfurl from her braid during her burst, but it's grown on me a lot since her leak reveal where she looked like a generic NPC.
At the very least, it's guaranteed the Archons will get those previous outfits as skins.
 
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Well, Sara confirmed as 4*. Thank god. After Kokomi got moved to 5* I thought I was going to have to deal with another one. The boob square doesn't look half as bad in game as it does in the T-posed leak model.

 

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Well, Sara confirmed as 4*. Thank god. After Kokomi got moved to 5* I thought I was going to have to deal with another one. The boob square doesn't look half as bad in game as it does in the T-posed leak model.

Man, I really like her design.
Also, she's a Kujo, so I'm gonna simp hard.
 
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I wonder what that means for the banners. Is Baal coming in 2.1, as the banner right after Yoimiya? Then after that the hydro girl + Sara to encourage people to spend on a comparatively less interesting 5 star? That's what I'd assume. Or will they sprinkle a few re-runs inbetween?
 

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I wonder what that means for the banners. Is Baal coming in 2.1, as the banner right after Yoimiya? Then after that the hydro girl + Sara to encourage people to spend on a comparatively less interesting 5 star? That's what I'd assume. Or will they sprinkle a few re-runs inbetween?
Hoping to god for a rerun or something, I want all of those characters and with the release schedule it looks increasingly unlikely that I'll get them.
 
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Elemental Burst: Secret Art: Musou Shinsetsu

Gathering truths unnumbered and wishes uncounted, the Raiden Shogun unleashes the Musou no Hitotachi and deals AoE Electro DMG, using Musou Isshin in combat for a certain duration afterward. The DMG dealt by Musou no Hitotachi and Musou Isshin's attacks is based on the number of Shogan Byakugen no Rin's Resolve stacks consumed when this skill is used.
While in this state, the Raiden Shogun will wield her tachi in battle, while her Normal, Charged, and Plunging Attacks will be infused with Electro DMG, which cannot be overridden.

So essentially, she's like Electro Childe and she gets to use her big ass katana during her elemental Burst for a duration. So even though she's a spear user, she also gets that katana.

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Whew...RIP primogems and wallets everywhere.
 
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Hoping to god for a rerun or something, I want all of those characters and with the release schedule it looks increasingly unlikely that I'll get them.
That's the way they roll, I guess. What better way to force people to spend money than cramming a bunch of awesome banners in a small time window?

I thought we'd be getting some kind of Liyue festival next patch, but that doesn't seem likely if they're going all-in on Inazuman characters.
 

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Looks like 2.1 is also bringing us a small QoL similar to gardening - Fishing
On one hand - cool, I always thought it felt weird that there wasn't fishing that wasn't bear-fishing.
On the other... by experience in another gacha, it will be an insane, boring, frustrating grind.
 

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On one hand - cool, I always thought it felt weird that there wasn't fishing that wasn't bear-fishing.
On the other... by experience in another gacha, it will be an insane, boring, frustrating grind.
I've played a lot of games that have implemented it in various ways. I see no reason why they couldn't actually spend time and make it a fun minigame, but I can sure as hell bet you that they won't
 
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I've played a lot of games that have implemented it in various ways. I see no reason why they couldn't actually spend time and make it a fun minigame, but I can sure as hell bet you that they won't
It's actually quite fun and interesting in that other game. I've enjoyed it in small bursts.
But the amount of grind needed to get to the max (to unlock a character) is absolutely INSANE.
 

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Pulled for Ayaka because I really liked the way she played in the trial (I like her Samurai aesthetic and moveset), but I ended up getting a Diluc dupe instead. Not bad at all!
And now I'll have a guaranteed Ganyu dupe on her banner. Pretty happy about that. Shame about Ayaka but whatever - I have Ganyu (and Aloy coming up) so I didn't really need another Cryo 5-star.
 
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It's actually quite fun and interesting in that other game. I've enjoyed it in small bursts.
But the amount of grind needed to get to the max (to unlock a character) is absolutely INSANE.
You talking about Another Eden?
 
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