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BORDERLANDS: It's a street walking cheetah with a heart full of napalm! [NSF56K]

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  • NerfThatManNerfThatMan Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Box art is fucking perfect.

    Also, Mordecai all the way.

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  • GoodOmensGoodOmens Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    I'm thinking I'll go PS3 because I suspect getting my PC to run this would require a significant outlay of money that I can't justify right now. I haven't yet seen the system requirements, as they don't seem to exist yet, but at this point Peggle is about the capability of my computer.

    Guns that shoot acid are not quite as cool as guns that shoot bees (yes, I'm one of those freakish people who really dug Hellgate) but this does look like great fun.

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  • DarmakDarmak Godking of the Snerkywizards Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    CarbonFire wrote: »
    Is this on Games For Windows Live?

    Signs point to no:

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    It would have the GFWL logo on the cover for sure if it was a GFWL title. It might still gain the "GFW" moniker, but it certainly wouldn't require LIVE and not have it on the boxart at this point.

    And I'll take 1680x1050 with high res textures over upscaled 720p graphics with muddy textures any day. Couch be damned....I actually buy computer chairs that are comfortable to sit in (what a novel concept :P).

    Amen, brother. Besides, I actually have my 360 hooked up right next to my PC so I'd have to sit in my comfy office chair anyways (I haven't used the living room in quite some time, there's dust on the TV and couches).

    Also, that box art is fucking rad as hell. If they change it at the last moment because of some stupid shit I'm going to print that out and paste it onto the cover of the actual game.

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  • GalagaGalaxianGalagaGalaxian Registered User
    edited August 2009
    Have they released computer requirements for this yet?

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  • CarbonFireCarbonFire See you in the countryRegistered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Have they released computer requirements for this yet?

    Nothing as of yet, but prevailing wisdom is that it's an Unreal 3 engine game, so you should be able to figure out what the requirements are based on other UE3 games that are already out (but maybe slightly higher, it being an open world game and all).

    Also, this is just a quick and dirty job, but I thought it'd be nice to see what a potential logo for the future Steam group might look like:

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    Yea/Nay? Changes?

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  • DarmakDarmak Godking of the Snerkywizards Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    What's with that icon?

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  • NerfThatManNerfThatMan Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Darmak wrote: »
    What's with that icon?

    It's the Borderlands icon, man! COME ON.

    :P

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  • DarmakDarmak Godking of the Snerkywizards Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Oh. Now I feel silly. :oops:

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  • -Loki--Loki- Don't pee in my mouth and tell me it's raining. Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Man this game is looking good. I was all set on getting Batman, but I might wait for this. The art style and online just makes it too good.

  • manwiththemachinegunmanwiththemachinegun METAL GEAR?! Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    CarbonFire wrote: »
    Have they released computer requirements for this yet?

    Nothing as of yet, but prevailing wisdom is that it's an Unreal 3 engine game, so you should be able to figure out what the requirements are based on other UE3 games that are already out (but maybe slightly higher, it being an open world game and all).

    Also, this is just a quick and dirty job, but I thought it'd be nice to see what a potential logo for the future Steam group might look like:

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    Yea/Nay? Changes?

    Maybe a bit of a dusty background rather than black, but otherwise good.

  • BasilBasil Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    So, did those element associated death animations make anyone else giggle like a delighted school boy testing his first batch of explosives?

    The things I saw in those game play videos tickle my soul.

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  • PracticalProblemSolverPracticalProblemSolver Registered User
    edited August 2009
    Skull faced electricity death?

    Yes please.

  • LookFreeGrenadeLookFreeGrenade Registered User
    edited August 2009
    I'd probably pick up a cheaper steam release along the way, but for now I'll stick with the 360 version.

    Have they said anything about having more than one character on the consoles? We always seem to get gipped out on saves. We have hard drives now damn it!

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  • ghost_master2000ghost_master2000 Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Darmak wrote: »
    What's with that icon?

    Phallic symbol?

  • AxenAxen My avatar is Excalibur. Yes, the sword.Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    I added some new screenshots and a Rock, Paper, Shotgun hands-on. I suggest you read it if you have not, it even explains how Borderlands exists the way it does because there was a mutiny at Gearbox.



    Also, Borderwangs sounds like the name of a male strip club on the Canadian Border.

  • DrunkMcDrunkMc Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    I'm going to be hitting this hard with my PC. This was going to wait till after Dragon Age: Origins, but with that delay, now Dragon Age: Origins looks like it's going to have to wait.

    Can't wait to explore this place with friends and get a handgun that shoots homing acid shot gun pellets.

    I def. think I'm going to lean towards the dog missing steroid abusing fist smashing tank guy!

  • Mortal SkyMortal Sky FONOTUNE Electric FairytaleRegistered User regular
    edited August 2009
    As the guy who named it Borderwangs in the first place, I fully approve of the logo. A background change could be cool, but I do like the simplicity of the black.

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    oh man I saw an otter with a boner at the seattle one and this kid asked his dad, IS HE EATING A HOT DOG
    and I laughed forever
  • JihadJesusJihadJesus Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    So I'll be fucking buying this and playing on 360. Never spent $60 for a day one purchase and never played online co-op, but I'll be damned if I miss this one. First day one purchase since....ever, I think. I LOVE planning skill layouts for characters. Like, more than playing the games sometimes if the skills are diverse enough. I also love sniper rifles that fire homing acid grenade rounds. And between random loot generation, procedural enemies and layouts, and multiple skill trees for multiple characters, I could very easily make this my last 360 purchase if they do it all right. Only question is what class to play first...

    Also, anyone know the name of the song that plays in the 360 downloadable gameplay trailer? So badass.

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  • manwiththemachinegunmanwiththemachinegun METAL GEAR?! Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Yup, put my pre-order down yesterday for the PC.

    I likes mah GUNZ.

  • Skull2185Skull2185 is an A-hole. but not 100% a dick.Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    DrunkMc wrote: »
    I def. think I'm going to lean towards the dog missing steroid abusing fist smashing tank guy!



    Hells yeah. I always choose this character type on first playthroughs in games of this nature. There's just something about being an awesome wall of death that makes me cooler than my friends who play sissy mage types...

    "Ok, hang on, theres a room full of enemies, let me get my buffs n shit ready.."

    Awesome tank char comes walking out wiping the blood from his hands

    "Oh what? Nah that room's empty.. I left some sissy mage type weapons in the chest for you though."

    Then you walk away as they gently weep

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  • RenzoRenzo Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Decided I'm going 360 for this, at least at first. More people to co-op with.

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  • JihadJesusJihadJesus Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Since it got bottomed on the last page I'll ask again. Anyone know the name of the song from the gameplay trailer available on Live?

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  • Mortal SkyMortal Sky FONOTUNE Electric FairytaleRegistered User regular
    edited August 2009
    No Heaven by DJ Champion.

    Kochikens wrote: »
    oh man I saw an otter with a boner at the seattle one and this kid asked his dad, IS HE EATING A HOT DOG
    and I laughed forever
  • curly haired boycurly haired boy Your Friendly Neighborhood Torgue Dealer Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    JihadJesus wrote: »
    Since it got bottomed on the last page I'll ask again. Anyone know the name of the song from the gameplay trailer available on Live?

    and now with vidjeo!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIfmM4QXL9g

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  • corin7corin7 Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Renzo wrote: »
    Decided I'm going 360 for this, at least at first. More people to co-op with.

    Me too Hi5.

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  • JihadJesusJihadJesus Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Mortal Sky wrote: »
    No Heaven by DJ Champion.

    Awesome.

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  • manwiththemachinegunmanwiththemachinegun METAL GEAR?! Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Also used for Army of Two's ending.

  • MugenmidgetMugenmidget Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Renzo wrote: »
    Decided I'm going 360 for this, at least at first. More people to co-op with.
    I wish I had a choice, my PC is shit!

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  • DarmakDarmak Godking of the Snerkywizards Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    I tend to play nearly 99.9% of all FPS games on the PC and this one will be no exception.

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  • Zen VulgarityZen Vulgarity Ask me about Super Propane and Super Propane accessoriesRegistered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Is that seriously the boxart

    Please please please

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  • ArrathArrath Registered User
    edited August 2009
    Yes, it is.

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  • nonplussednonplussed Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Throwing my hat in for another 360 purchaser.

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  • Zen VulgarityZen Vulgarity Ask me about Super Propane and Super Propane accessoriesRegistered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Yessssssssssssss

    This game's gon be tits

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  • SqSq Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    It'll be a PC purchase for me... I want to get all the eventual mods (and be first to get fixes & updates). ;)

    Any word on what the server side of the game is going to look like? Is it Diablo 2 style with characters stored on the realm, or is there a dedicated server/host to give the world some persistence?

  • BasilBasil Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    I'll definitely be running this on Pooky. No way I would subject myself to the tender mercies of a control stick.

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  • fsmith1fsmith1 Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Welp, looks like I'm picking this up first day. FPS + loot + co-op = savage addiction for me. I *still* play CoD4, and with MW2 coming out not far apart from this my addiction will be split.

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  • CarbonFireCarbonFire See you in the countryRegistered User regular
    edited August 2009
    Sq wrote: »
    It'll be a PC purchase for me... I want to get all the eventual mods (and be first to get fixes & updates). ;)

    Any word on what the server side of the game is going to look like? Is it Diablo 2 style with characters stored on the realm, or is there a dedicated server/host to give the world some persistence?

    No word yet on the server situation I'm afraid, though I'm sure client hosting will be one of the primary ways to play (considering this game supports LAN play). As for character storage, I'm guessing they'll be stored locally, since you can take your character straight from single-player to online co-op mode (and again can play in offline LAN mode)

    Also, in case anyone is wondering, there will be no tether in the game. So no worries about being pulled away from your fight because your teammate wandered off too far :P

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  • Nick TNick T Registered User regular
    edited August 2009
    I have never played a Diablo but I am incredibly pumped for this game. Preordering will commence shortly for the 360 version.

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  • devoirdevoir Registered User
    edited August 2009
    Yay, I can play on either PC or 360. I will probably go with PC to begin with.

  • fmz65fmz65 Registered User
    edited August 2009
    So it's looking like when I do pick up this game I'll be the sole PS3 user :(

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