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sounds pretty legit. They trivialized their own parkour mechanic w/ that grap hook. Is there any point in the game where its 100% required for story completion or anything?

Not really, you can go the entire game without it but your difficulty will increase exponentially when you do a no grappling hook playthrough so be prepared for a damn hard playthrough at the highest difficulty. In old town (the second map) you'll have to be very careful about the huge crowds of zombies though, it's not fun getting to ground level, getting a few freshly turned running and screaming at you - and needing to scale 4 floors before running like hell on rooftops.
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lol, that's how i've been doing so far, but i'm a bit over-leveled for zone 2, even on hard-mode, but i've only spent ~1hr there yet, so I haven't actually seen any hordes more intense than zone 1 yet.
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lol, that's how i've been doing so far, but i'm a bit over-leveled for zone 2, even on hard-mode, but i've only spent ~1hr there yet, so I haven't actually seen any hordes more intense than zone 1 yet.

Go down to ground level, you'll find hordes.
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I'm not one for these zombie "survival" hack and slash games, but I will admit that I'm enjoying myself so far. It's not the typical game I would play, but I expanded my horizons. Maybe I should do that more often.
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I made it to the old town too and NEVER use the grappling hook. That thing spoils the challenge of the parkour mechanics. I feel as if i'm over leveled too. I did a whole bunch of side quests in the slums and am at 23/24/24 skill level and only 60% completion (i think that's completion of the main quest line only but not sure honestly. So for now I'm ignoring side quests and making progress on the main story to get to some tougher enemies.

It's nice to be able to take volatiles out in a toe-to-toe fight smile.gif I've got a wicked 1000+ damage sword that can take them down in a reasonable number of hits. I gotta be real careful about attracting a crowd of them though, more than one is toooo much.
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It's nice to be able to take volatiles out in a toe-to-toe fight smile.gif I've got a wicked 1000+ damage sword that can take them down in a reasonable number of hits. I gotta be real careful about attracting a crowd of them though, more than one is toooo much.

There's one potion that makes you practically invulnerable to them.
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There's one potion that makes you practically invulnerable to them.

I haven't been using the potions (because), but it would be fun to duke it out with multiple volatiles. I guess you mean the damage resistance buff potion?

I finally had to retire my wicked saber, it served me well til the very end.


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The Following has been released, played a little bit of it beofre I went to sleep.

The new map is massive, nightmare mode is really, really hard, driving is kinda fun but finding fuel can be a total pain. No opinion yet on the plot or legendary levels since my character with good weapons isn't max level in anything yet.
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The Following has been released, played a little bit of it beofre I went to sleep.

The new map is massive, nightmare mode is really, really hard, driving is kinda fun but finding fuel can be a total pain. No opinion yet on the plot or legendary levels since my character with good weapons isn't max level in anything yet.

I literally just bought it. I liked the original game so we'll see how this is.
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Just played through dying light so I guess I will read up some reviews and see how good this dlc is before buying.
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