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Path of Exile... Grim Dawn...too many ARPG's coming
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Too many? NAH
 
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Path of Exile... Grim Dawn...too many ARPG's coming

Full game with one purchase experience VS "F2P" is not even close to the same experience. These games are in totally different categories of ARPGs IMO and Grim Dawn is the category I like.
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Day one purchase. I loved Titan Quest and the expansion! I like how the UI is very similar and that's a good thing.
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Day one purchase. I loved Titan Quest and the expansion! I like how the UI is very similar and that's a good thing.

Titan quest was such an amazing ARPG and is the reason why I am looking forward to this game so much.

OP Update with a hands on that gives more information!
Edited by Exostenza - 5/21/13 at 9:31am
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Please let us know how it is in Alpha format. I am dying to know, but can;t afford it. I am even having a hard time pulling the trigger on the 20 dollar one right now because I need to save money.

Lots of information here:

http://www.grimdawn.com/forums/

Most of it is good news, but there are some critics. So far the loot system is great....no overwhelming piles of crap....when you get the inventory full, it's usually worth at least sorting through it before selling off. A good number of armor/jewelry to place looted items. Some people say the difficulty is a tad higher, but I think it's just right considering how many ARPG are a little too easy. Environment is nicely detailed, but missing some unique looking areas or land features to really give it depth. Various enemy types....many from which you'll run from and try to beat a little at a time. Spending "cash" is relatively rare so you shouldn't buy unless you need....there are "hidden" breakables (no outline or marking to tell you something is breakable). No voice acting, sadly. Story is barely present. Music is pretty good and sets the mood well. Healing potions are also relatively hard to come by, but regenerating health is very helpful.....regenerating health would normally be too fast, but when you get swarmed, it's the only thing that keeps you alive long enough to finish a battle, but not long enough that you ever feel safe. Experience penalty for dying starts off small, but increases as you level up....I think it increases too quickly......a couple deaths with a tough boss or group of enemies and you can lose your arse. You don't get back much from visiting your grave so dying will affect you pretty badly, unlike Titan Quest.
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Lots of information here:

http://www.grimdawn.com/forums/

Most of it is good news, but there are some critics. So far the loot system is great....no overwhelming piles of crap....when you get the inventory full, it's usually worth at least sorting through it before selling off. A good number of armor/jewelry to place looted items. Some people say the difficulty is a tad higher, but I think it's just right considering how many ARPG are a little too easy. Environment is nicely detailed, but missing some unique looking areas or land features to really give it depth. Various enemy types....many from which you'll run from and try to beat a little at a time. Spending "cash" is relatively rare so you shouldn't buy unless you need....there are "hidden" breakables (no outline or marking to tell you something is breakable). No voice acting, sadly. Story is barely present. Music is pretty good and sets the mood well. Healing potions are also relatively hard to come by, but regenerating health is very helpful.....regenerating health would normally be too fast, but when you get swarmed, it's the only thing that keeps you alive long enough to finish a battle, but not long enough that you ever feel safe. Experience penalty for dying starts off small, but increases as you level up....I think it increases too quickly......a couple deaths with a tough boss or group of enemies and you can lose your arse. You don't get back much from visiting your grave so dying will affect you pretty badly, unlike Titan Quest.

Sounds good to me. Games these days overall are WAY too easy even on their hard settings, so I am up for a challenge.

Thanks for the info.
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When is this game gonna be released?
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