So you play some RPG where hacking is one of the career options - just to get murdered in the first major skirmish you can't hack around...

Comment by Abel2Disable on July 13, 2014 at 12:06pm
Perhaps the devs trying to send a message?
Comment by Starwind on July 13, 2014 at 12:52pm
What game are we talking?
Comment by Talis12 on July 13, 2014 at 1:22pm
im guessing watchdogs
Comment by Equinoxe on July 13, 2014 at 5:26pm
Shadowrun Returns - got to try it again tomorrow, maybe I was just a bit tired. However, IF a game offers different paths and one is not buffing damage, defense or healing, there should be ways to follow that path. A situation that just needs serious firepower alone is simply not fun and there should be means to avoid it.
Comment by Miguel Ramos on July 14, 2014 at 3:49am
For me it was Deus Ex HR where it happened something like that... first boss battle...
Comment by Abel2Disable on July 14, 2014 at 12:09pm
So is it any better a day later, or is it determined to teach you hacking is bad?
Comment by Equinoxe on July 14, 2014 at 1:04pm

I chose a stelth build in Deus Ex HR, but luckily had some heavy artillery with me (don't exactly remember what, but something beyond a mere pistol or assault rifle), so I kind of managed the boss fights (barely).

Hoped, that Shadowrun would do things better. Gonna start it up now, to see how I fare, after a dazed day of celebrating the world cup :D

Comment by Equinoxe on July 14, 2014 at 3:34pm

Several tries and some crazy luck (rng taking half dmg or evasion) later I got through and actually reached a point where mercs are available. Hired some muscle. Next battle was easy peasy.

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