www.tombraiderforums.com  

Go Back   www.tombraiderforums.com > Tomb Raider Series > Future of Tomb Raider

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 12-03-20, 18:04   #1
TR1249
Archaeologist
 
TR1249's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Lost Library
Posts: 1,641
Default Parkour plattforming for TR12

My idea would be a more parkour-ish plattforming. I feel like it would be more like the classics in case of jump distance and building up momentum.

Been thinking about Games like Mirror's Edge and Dying Light. Games where you have to time your jumps and build up speed and still being able to grab everything.

And before all hell breaks lose in Mean Girls Style, I won't tolerate any posts with "I want tank controls a la Classics back". I will mass report you, idc This is not about them

Have fun <3
__________________
No my first name ain't baby, It's Janet, Miss Jackson if you're nasty
TR1249 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-20, 18:16   #2
Tomb Raidering
Professor
 
Tomb Raidering's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2019
Location: In your eyes
Posts: 3,105
Default

I want Relic Run—type of parkours, tbh.
__________________
TR needs to be about cities, discos and military bases again.
Tomb Raidering is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 13-03-20, 12:14   #3
paulojr_mam
Archaeologist
 
paulojr_mam's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: Brazil
Posts: 2,129
Default

Parkour would be fine, if the gameplay was allowed to actually be there and not just pretend like now. Lara could even have more style to her parkour moves, adding unnecessary fluff (acrobatics!).
__________________
#BringClassicLaraCroftBack - a Twitter campaign.
paulojr_mam is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 13-03-20, 21:51   #4
heyitsalexxd
Hobbyist
 
heyitsalexxd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: New York
Posts: 12
Default

Only if done well and if it requires a certain degree of skill. I'd appreciate mechanics that have a similar sense of "I did that" that Mirror's Edge and Core Tomb Raider games had while also having the player plan ahead; the way you executed a platforming segment was something which often resulted in either life or death in the classics.

The more intentional control we have in terms of precision, the more empowered the player will feel in their outcome, parkour or not.
__________________
Beware of false knowledge. It is more dangerous than ignorance. - George B. Shaw
heyitsalexxd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20-03-20, 07:29   #5
charmedangelin
Tomb Raider
 
charmedangelin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: United States
Posts: 12,797
Default

Platforming should take inspiration from 3D Mario as that has a lot of what classic platforming had. Parkour would be an interesting spin on the idea, but I'm not sure how much curves they can throw the player with parkour.
__________________
Black Lives Matter #George Floyd
charmedangelin is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 20-03-20, 17:44   #6
Raider8
Historian
 
Join Date: Apr 2019
Location: Asia
Posts: 494
Default

If i look back at all TR games, Lara's moves in TR Underworld were acrobatic as well as Pretty much parkour-ish which i really liked. The way she'd run and smoothly vault over some objects or do a 360 when climbing on low edges or perform a roll when walking on narrow beams. All of it was cool n kinda badass. But i don't expect this reboot mommy daddy lara doing any of those things in the Next game.

Last edited by Raider8; 20-03-20 at 17:45.
Raider8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 21-03-20, 19:32   #7
Zebra
Legend
 
Zebra's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Germany
Posts: 26,057
Default

I've been saying that they should use Mirror's Edge as inspiration for modern Tomb Raider for ages. The original Mirror's Edge was more of a Tomb Raider game than any of Crystal's attempts at the franchise TBH.

On a sidenote, Core's Anniversary Edition actually made Lara's moveset look a lot more Parkour-esque (almost certainly owed to the fact that Core had worked on a Parkour-themed game before starting development on TRAE). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khwQmpnV9w0
__________________
Wozu zuhören, wenn man reden kann?
Zebra is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 21-03-20, 21:24   #8
ActuallyArlow
Explorer
 
ActuallyArlow's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Posts: 996
Default

I love parkour in games so yes I would be open to the idea.
__________________
Cetrion: "A collector of virtues, perhaps"
ActuallyArlow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 25-03-20, 23:25   #9
SoraSakai
Professor
 
SoraSakai's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2018
Location: Tokyo
Posts: 3,440
Default

As a wise Lara once said:

“No.”
__________________
"That's a nice Tomb... would be shame if anyone happened to RAID it."
SoraSakai is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 25-03-20, 23:29   #10
Chamayoo
Relic Hunter
 
Chamayoo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Posts: 5,599
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by SoraSakai View Post
As a wise Lara once said:

“No.”
:0 Why not ?
__________________
Tomb Raider II Remake is totally worth and possible
Chamayoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT. The time now is 01:00.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions Inc.