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Poll Results: Which to play?

 
  • 86% (126)
    Half Life 2
  • 13% (20)
    Doom 3
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post #51 of 73
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Looks like Half Life's winning!
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Yes I would agree HL2 is one of my favorite games of all time. I think I played it though about 5 times. Doom 3 I could only play in small doses, 1 it scares me and 2 its repetitive. Another game if you have not already played would be FEAR . It's really fun and very creepy scary. But over all HL2 is one of the most awesome games I've ever played and I would put it in my top 5.
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Update:--

I started on Half Life 2 yesterday and I'm at the part where you get the helicopter gun for your air boat in the beginning.

So far, this game is a 9/10. I'll give it a 10/10 if you were allow to lean left and right to peek out of corners.

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Looks like Half Life's winning!
Hell yeah HL2 Owns!!
 
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I started on Half Life 2 yesterday and I'm at the part where you get the helicopter gun for your air boat in the beginning.

So far, this game is a 9/10. I'll give it a 10/10 if you were allow to lean left and right to peek out of corners.

Ravenholm rocks man ... you'll be there soon ...

    
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post #56 of 73
tough choice in my opinion i give them both a 9/10
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I'd say HL2, everything is reeally great, all except for those antlions, which never stop popping outta nowhere and nailing you
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post #58 of 73
Id enter a sentence saying how much better HL2 is than doom 3 but its already been said 50 something times.
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So much Doom bashing...It's a tougher question than most people are making out, I think. It depends on what you're looking for. Here are some points in defense of Doom 3:

Doom 3 was meant to be a horror game. They slowed the action down so much compared to most FPS that it almost blurs the line between FPS and survival horror. The story is slim, sure; but that's not what the game is about. It's about being scared, and fighting off a crapload of demons. It wouldn't have been "DOOM" if they had made it anything else.

I will also argue that, even if you thought Doom's story was lame, at least it had a real ending. The ending of HL2 was about the stupidest thing ever; and then they totally copped out at the beginning of Episode 1. Valve may get props for engaging the player in a robust story, but they really need to take some lessons in how to write an ending.

Having said this, the edge still goes to HL2. What makes me give it the nod is the variety of environments. The "repetitive" comments about Doom 3 have some merit, in that all of the martian station environments look basically the same after a while. You find yourself longing for the occasional "go outside" level, and by the end I was wondering if I was ever going to get into Hell. By contrastr, HL2 mixes up the environments and mission types frequently; so it always seems fresh.

Thank You for being the first to give actual Respect to DooM 3

I love DooM and i will always take it over HL2, but that is not to say HL is not a great series and experience all in itself...
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Update:--

I started on Half Life 2 yesterday and I'm at the part where you get the helicopter gun for your air boat in the beginning.

So far, this game is a 9/10. I'll give it a 10/10 if you were allow to lean left and right to peek out of corners.

Great choice! It's an awesome game.
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