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A few gripes about RAGE

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-Story, and missions are completely linear. One way to go, one way the story unfolds, and no freedom to determine anything, other than your arsenal.
-No XP for completing missions or killing baddies, only money you get from the non zombielike characters you kill, and from selling things you find.
-Weapons choice are limited. You cannot sell the weapons, only ammo.
-Driving certificates cannot easily be accrued. Once you get 1st place in a race, you'll not be able to get any more certificates out of it, which you need to upgrade the cars.
-Driving is WASD steering, no mouse, not even for looking.
-Lack of World Map, so you can't easily navigate to previous towns, and their vendors.
-Dialog stops once you step too far away from character speaking, and no way to get them to repeat what they said.
-Story is very short. Game completion took just over 10h 21m, I didn't complete all side quests, but explored every inch of ground in missions
-5 minute long unskippable credits.
-Wow, after the credits, no way to resume game either. Still had 3 side missions left to complete, and I'm sure I'd have discovered many more.
-18Gb- how?!
-Tried to emulate Borderlands, and failed. Miserably.
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Way better than Borderlands. As TotalBiscuit said it "Borderlands with proper shooting".

Also you earn Driving Certificates in the waste land as well ( killing bandits ).

The story is mostly a filler to get you to one bad ass fight scene / mission to the other.

10 hours, you didn't do crap in the game . I took my time, did a lot of it and it took me 27 hours ~ to beat.

Some of your complaints are valid, but most of them are just nitpicking.
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You realize this was in development before boarderlands and fallout 3 right? Some of your points are true but i still loved the game to death.
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