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DREWY
05-05-05, 05:28
What I would like to know is, do we need or want a walkthrough for legend?

Is it so important to race through and finish before everybody else?

Personally I'd prefer not to use a walkthrough. Unless I get really stuck. Like for weeks. Once the games finished, sure your finished but it's over too quick, and it's not like we have 100 more TRs to go. http://instagiber.net/smiliesdotcom/cwm/cwm/crying.gif

I want the experience to last - if you know what I mean. If you get really stuck you could hop on the forum – there is sure to be some-one with the same problem. Do you play for the pleasure of playing or is it a race to the end? Replaying is never the same. http://instagiber.net/smiliesdotcom/contrib/edoom/sad2.gif

What do you think. :confused:

Cookin
05-05-05, 06:00
Play them for the pleasure!Enjoy it while it lasts,if you get stuck,sure use one.

nikos
05-05-05, 08:19
using often walkthrough is a disaster of the game,but when you really stuck,yes you have to use it!
BTW we do have more than 100 trs!0ver 1000 i can say! http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/jumper.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/jumper.gif
have you ever try custom levels?
there are plenty of them they deserve a try,IMO they are better than the originals sometimes!
take a look here just in case you didn't before!
http://www.trle.net/ http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/wave.gif

[ 05. May 2005, 09:21: Message edited by: nikos ]

Gomes
05-05-05, 08:24
I would love to be the one writing a walkthrough this time! http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

I never play to finish, unless I'm not enjoying the game, and I just want to finish to see what it comes to.

If you use the UHS hint system, they don't give away spoilers, just progressive hints, although they only seem to have done walkthoughs for TR2 and TR4.

nikos
05-05-05, 08:28
yes UHS hint system is superb!you dont have to read all the level before you reach the point you are looking on!

Apofiss
05-05-05, 16:19
What I would like to know is, do we need or want a walkthrough for legend?

Some will need it, some wont. Personaly I don't (wont) need one.

Is it so important to race through and finish before everybody else?

OF COURSE NO! Just enjoy the game!

Do you play for the pleasure of playing or is it a race to the end?

For the pleasure of playing Tomb Raider.

Replaying is never the same.

Yes the first time is VERY SPECIAL, but still - next time playing through you can find something more. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

[ 05. May 2005, 17:28: Message edited by: Apofiss ]

RavenLettan
05-05-05, 16:34
Q: What I would like to know is, do we need or want a walkthrough for legend?
A: Walkthroughs will always be asked for by someone. It's up to the end-user to decide if they want to use it though.

Prima make a bloody good living from purely selling walkthrough guides, so that should tell you something.

Q: Is it so important to race through and finish before everybody else?
A: Depends on the game. Half-Life 2, you play it the day it comes out, the second it's on your system .. simply to be in the forum saying "I beat it in 15hrs", before anyone else.

Of course you'll later go back and replay the game when you have the luxury of time, or in order to get a 'Games done quick' video. (best for Mario3 is 10minutes, Quake is 15minutes, Half-Life 2 is 2.5hrs)

Most of the time I play a game, while I don't necessarily rush it... I tend to strive to complete it once in a single go. If I don't normally I don't know when I'll have the chance to play it again due to my schedual. More though is because I can't stand leaving a story...

It's like you wouldn't watch Lord of the Rings 2hrs in then turn it off, then a few days later come back to watch the last hour. It spoils the completeness of it.

When a game is over I'm quite often left thinking 'Oh, is that it.' Some games though don't.

Resident Evil Series for example... I have to play them over and over in order to uncover the whole story, or notice the subtle nuancés.

There are some stories and games that are just better to play over and over. Like Tomb Raider, where while sure there are stories, apart from 4/6 they don't direct you gameplay. You have the change to search and always find new things.

So you can go back and just play the game for the sake of playing it. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

Replaying is never the same.Generally speaking, true.
Resident Evil Series however, the second time you play them the story changes. Plus there is often a second character to go through the game from thier perspective of the events.

It could be counted as a second story for the same game I guess, but you still know roughly what the puzzles need and where to find the bits. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif Still it's a unique expirence, much like when you mirror the tracks in Ridge Racer, and realise that everything feels completely different.