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Ok! So I've heard all this hullabaloo over this game Daikatana. So everyone says it's bad. Well I figure I should find out for myself because I don't like to let other people form my opinions. It helps that I also have an unquenchable thirst for John Romero's semen. I mean, GameSpy gave it a 74/100, and a German game site called PC Player (who gave it a 76/100) had this to say:
Was lange wÃ¤hrt, wird endlich - mittelprÃ¤chtig. Trotz interessanter EinfÃ¤lle und einer rasanten Hatz durch die Zeit ist Daikatana nicht der angekÃ¼ndigte Knaller.
so it can't be that bad, can it?
First of all, let's check the minimum system requirements:
32 MB RAM
4 MB Open GL compliant Video Card
Ok, I've got a Pentium 3 clocked at 500MHz, 384MB RAM, and a 16MB ATi Rage! II, so I should be set!
Also, while I was poking around in the FAQs at PlanetDaikatana.com, I found this:
6. Why should I host a dedicated server?
Why not? If you've got the bandwidth, and you've got the machine that can handle it, you should most definitely host yourself a server. It's a win/win situation. The community wins because there is another place to play Daikatana online, and you win with the ladies, since no fine woman can resist a pick-up line like, "Hey...did I mention I run my own Daikatana dedicated server? Wanna see?"
Man oh man! I have got to play this game!
Ok, so I download the demo (at a hefty 104MB), and start the installer. Immediately, I see this:
Oh John Romero I am so ready!
Ok, we're installing! I am so excited!
What shit is this fuck?! I want to play Daikatana! God damn it John Romero you've screwed me again!
(The saddest part is this was really supposed to be a serious let's play for the Daikatana demo)