Reply 2900 of 3002, by clueless1
newtmonkey wrote on 2021-04-09, 02:19:clueless1 wrote on 2021-04-07, 23:46:
Kingdom Come Deliverance
I'm a little over 12 hours in and I feel like I'm just at the beginning still...
Thanks for posting your impressions. I'll have to give this another shot. I love the focus on historical realism, but the on-rails intro really soured me on it. I've heard that it opens up a lot once you get through the introduction, but also read that the introduction is VERY long.
It took me about 10 hours to get to this point. I was really not happy with escaping Skalitz on a horse. In general, the horse controls are rough. Normally when walking, the mouse controls direction facing and movement. On a horse, it just swivels your head around. You can only move the horse with WASD. The tricky part is LSHIFT is for galloping and double LSHIFT is for fast gallop. Once you're galloping, you lose your pinky's ability to steer left. I've been managing this by slowing to a trot briefly when I have to steer the horse left. There's probably a better way (like using ring finger for A) but there's not enough horseback riding yet that I've felt like I needed to improve the mechanics.
Also, there have already been a couple of time-based quests that force you out of free exploration. Well, you *could* fail the quest and still explore, but I don't like that option. 😉 But there are big sections where free exploration is fine. The Quest Log is really thorough and fun to read through. The Codex is so massive, you could spend several hours reading through it if you wanted to. This game has WAY more positives than negatives for my playing style so far. Really having fun with it. Currently almost 17 hours in and about 30% done with the game. At least based on main quests completed out of total main quests. That would put the total gameplay at about 55-60 hours.
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