Modded Morrowind With Commentary? Yes, please!

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Hello everyone! It's been awhile since I posted a blog and I finally have a good reason to.

I just started a new playthrough of modded Morrowind on Youtube! I'm using a bunch of mods, like the Morrowind Graphics and Sound Overhaul 3.0 which makes the game look GORGEOUS. Come by and check it out! If you like it, subscribe and follow along on the adventure! It's sure to be a lot of fun!

You can find the videos here > http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtumvpikfaMB89TtM_lEh-Q/videos . The first episode is down near the bottom of the page. Enjoy! And let me know what you think!

Free party-based action RPG for the PC - Realmz

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Hello everybody! I haven't posted in awhile but I've been busy playing lots of games. I have become a computer gamer, which is something I rarely did in the past, minus the odd Diablo or Command and Conquer game, but now that I have my new laptop running well I figured it wasa time for me to play some PC games that I missed out on over the years.

So far I've checked out Divine Divinity, Might and Magic VI: The Mandate of Heaven, and a few others. Any recommendations? Looking for RPGs that maybe weren't the most popular or whatever but were still worth playing. I'm aware of the Baldur's Gates and Diablos and the big titles, so if you are aware of any lesser known gems that you think I should play, feel free to let me know in the comments. :)

Also, been playing a very cool game that I got for free online called "Realmz". It's a pretty cool game. Mostly a hack n' slash style RPG but with a party of up to 6 members, plus it's turn-based combat. It's really fun.

If you want to download it, get it from here > https://fantasoft.powweb.com/Files/Realmz%20PC.zip . It's a pretty small file and very easy to run on any type of PC.

However, be warned, the graphics are nothing to write home about. Seriously. They are very primitive graphics, but who cares about graphics!??! I'm in it for the gameplay, and this game HAS gameplay.

If you have any questions or want any beginner tips, feel free to let me know in the comments. I'm still a noob playing it but I have learned a little bit about the game and have some good beginner tips for anyone looking to roll a party and start adventuring. And trust me, you will need tips, because it's a bit difficult to get into at first. I suggest reading the manual which you can find on this website > https://fantasoft.powweb.com/realmzdivinity.html

And if you like the game and want to unlock all the various scenarios that it comes with, you'll need the registration code, which you can find here > https://fantasoft.powweb.com/Files//Realmz%20PC%20Codes.pdf . Don't worry, it's completely legal. The developers went out of business years back and gave the registration code for free to anyone online who wanted to play the game. Cool, huh?

Let me know what you think of it if and when you play.

Have fun!

Sacred 2 Review

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Hello.

I just posted my Sacred 2 review. Find out why it got a 10/10 by reading it here > http://www.gamespot.com/sacred-2-fallen-angel/user-reviews/806292/

Let me know what you thought about Sacred 2 in the comments. Did you like it? Are you a fan of action-RPGs like Sacred 2 and the Diablos of the world? What are your thoughts on this sub-genre of RPGs?

Hope you like the review. Until next time.

-Fluent

Oops! Lord of the Rings: War in the North co-op is NOT broken!

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Hello!

So it turns out, split-screen co-op mode in LoTR: War in the North is in fact, NOT broken! It SAYS it is; the game clearly tells you that player 2's progress will not be saved, but the game still saves. Weird! But true. Now me and my dad can continue playing! Yay!

New review coming when we're done. It definitely WON'T be getting a 4.5, that's for sure!

Sorry for the mix-up.

Happy gaming!

Fluent's Indie Spotlight Review - Cursed Loot

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Hello!

I just finished my review of the Xbox 360 indie game, Cursed Loot. It's pretty short and to the point. You can find the review here > http://www.gamespot.com/cursed-loot/user-reviews/805963/

Check it out and let me know what you think!

Cheers!

Interesting RPGs...for a dollar?!?

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Hello! I'm back again, this time to share my recent discovery. Not only does Xbox Live Arcade have wonderful Arcade games like Faery: Legends of Avalon and Dungeons and Dragons: Daggerdale, but it has INDIE GAMES! Yes, indie games. Games made by one or a few people.


Not only have I discovered that these games exist, but many of them are actually, *gasp*, GOOD! Very, very good in fact! Shocked the heck out of me but it's true. Never underestimate what one person can pull off in their spare time!

So let's get down to it. Since RPGs are my favorite genre, I've been checking out the RPG category of indie games, and to my surprise there is a whopping 78 titles! I haven't tried them all but I've tried some and made some purchases thus far. I will talk about all these games in the future. For right now I want to focus on one at a time and the indie game I'm currently playing, called...

CURSED LOOT

This game is fantastic! It's a dungeon crawler where you play as one of six classes and dive into the depths of the dungeon in search of the best loot and slaying hordes of enemies along the way. Sounds fun? It is! Very fun!

It's staggering how fun this game is, and the most incredible part of this all is, it costs ONE DOLLAR! 80 measly Microsoft points! Unbelievable!

With my current character on Normal difficulty (there's 3 levels of difficulty) I'm on level 17 of the dungeon out of 50 levels, and I've spent about an hour of playing so far, so you get really incredible bang for your buck.

You level up, you gain skills, you increase your attributes, you do quests, you shop for new gear. You do it all! There is a ton of content here for 80 MS points. And best of all, it's extremely simple to control and learn. Anyone can play it!

Try it! You will NOT be disappointed! If you like RPGs and dungeon crawlers, of course.

That's all for now. More indie spotlights coming in the future as I get around to playing all the games I purchased and demoed.

Happy gaming! And don't sleep on indie games!

Check out this underrated RPG gem

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Hello fellow gamers!

I just started playing this game and it's really quite a nice RPG. It's called "Faery - Legends of Avalon". It combines classic JRPG-style turn-based combat with a magical, unique fantasy world.

It has a lot of cool elements. For example, you can upgrade your fairy (you play as a fairy), with different sets of wings, different tails, horns, etc as you level up. There is loot to find and you can explore decent sized, open areas by flying around and finding all the hidden nooks and crannies and NPCs to talk to. It's fun stuff.

My favorite part has been collecting the various companions you can find in the game. For some reason I really enjoy flying around with a wild fairy and a troll on my team :).

And best of all, it's 50% off right now! I picked it up on Xbox Live for 600 points. And it's been well worth it so far.

So check it out! Faery - Legends of Avalon has the official Fluent seal of approval!

And let me know what you think of the game if you do decide to pick it up.

Happy gaming!

Dungeons and Dragons: Daggerdale Review

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Hello!

It's been awhile, but I just wrote a quick review of Dungeons and Dragons: Daggerdale for the Xbox 360. I quite liked the game and I explain why in the review. Check it out and see what you think!

You can find the review here >

http://www.gamespot.com/dungeons-and-dragons-daggerdale/user-reviews/805548/platform/xbox360/

Cheers!

My Top 10 RPGs of all time.

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This list is subject to change on my mood, but these are my top 10 RPGs I've ever had the pleasure of playing.

10 - Super Mario RPG - First RPG to take place in the Mario world. It was great that the main villain wasn't Bowser this time, and that he could actually join your party in the fight. Some great music to be found here too, such as Geno's Maze Theme, and others. Also was innovative in the fact it added some platforming gaming to an RPG. Brilliant game.

9 - Sukoden 3 - Had a very interesting story telling system in which a similar story was being told from 3 unique vantage points. It really made you care about the main characters as their lives intermixed. ****c Suikoden gameplay with a possible 108 party members. Gotta find 'em all! Great game.

8 - Tactics Ogre - Let Us Cling Together - The best turn-based strategy game ever. Had more depth in the gameplay than Final Fantasy Tactics, and if a character died in battle, they died forever! That was very innovative and hardcore at the time. I will never forget playing in a way that ensured all my main characters wouldn't die. Had a very cool political story with a few branching choices to be made, and based on your decisions certain party members would or wouldn't join you. A very good game.

7 - Suikoden - While Suikoden 3 is probably the better game, the original Suikoden shines as being the first game in existence where you could collect up to 108 possible party members, hidden all throughout the land. At the time it was simply incredibly fun to collect them all and try them all in battle. If you found the right combination of characters it would create a special attack you could choose in battle, and half the fun was trying to find these special combinations. Also told a cool political story and had fun gameplay. A ****cc RPG.

6 - Lost Odyssey - Just a flat out beautiful game. A love letter to ****c RPG gaming, such as the ****c Final Fantasy series. First RPG I've ever played where the main characters are actually immortal and can't die, and this leads to many interesting twists along the way. Beautiful story sequences told through short stories actually made me tear up once or twice. The music is equally brilliant as well. Overall, a gem of an RPG.

5 - Final Fantasy 6 - A great JRPG where you played the main role as a magical Esper character. Had an interesting cast of characters, a great villain in Kefka, and an incredibly epic "twist" which changed the entire game world completely. Up to this point I'd never seen that type of twist in a video game before, and it was just simply epic. A game I can still play today and have lots of fun.

4 - Skyrim - It may have just came out, but Skyrim is easily one of the best games I've ever played. The atmosphere, the immersion factor, the exploration, the sights and sounds, everything about this game is mesmerizing. Probably the most immersive game I've ever played, as I can just lose myself for hours at a time in this game. Great game.

3 - Morrowind - The first TES game I had the pleasure of playing. I'll never forget my dad buying this game at a yard sale, coming home and popping it in the Xbox, not knowing what to expect, and being completely blown away by my first open-world experience ever. The game was massive. The world was alien. There were so many secrets to uncover and things to discover in this game, it just blew my mind. There is a level of hand-placement of both loot and enemies that makes this game very special.

2 - Final Fantasy 7 - This is probably part nostalgia, but FF7 also captured my imagination as a child and didn't let go. I'll always remember Aeris, and Sephiroth, and Cloud, and the Weapon enemies (that took me forever to finally beat them), and Cid, and I could go on forever with this game. I'll never forget Chocobo racing, and breeding a Chocobo in order to get all the secret loot that was hidden in the near impossible to reach places. My first ever game where the time played read 99:99:99, for the majority of time I played it! A true ****c.

1 - Chrono Trigger - This game just mesmerized me as a kid, and still does to this day. Fantastic graphics, brilliant music that I still play to this day, a very unique and imaginative story, memorable and lovable characters, fun gameplay, this game has everything. A work of art. Unmatched by any RPG I've ever played, nothing has since captured my imagination as much as this game. And to think it was all done on the lowly SNES.

Honorable mentions: Blue Dragon, Diablo, Super Mario RPG, Final Fantasy Tactics, Chrono Cross

So there you have it, my top 10 list.

What are some of your favorite RPGs that you've played over the years?

Two Worlds Review

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Just posting to say, check out my review of the highly controversial game (amongst gamers), Two Worlds. You can read my review here.

Is it really the worst game to ever hit the Xbox 360? Read the review and find out.

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