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Offline RiseWhirled

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Loadout: No, the OTHER Customization-Heavy Cartoony FtP Shooter
« on: February 18, 2014, 07:34:24 pm »
Loadout!

If you haven't already seen it, it's a third-person shooter with very cartoony proportions and ridiculous levels of blood and gore, oft compared to TF2. It was in early access a while back, and the point of it is essentially the ability to make your guns in whichever way you so please- choosing a different ammo type, stock, barrel, elemental types, etc. all with different effects on how the gun feels and plays.

It's got a microtransaction store (again, like TF2) but isn't really pay-to-win like some other games with similar things. Most of the ingame currency, Spacebux, is spent on customization items like jackets, beards, hats, and most notably a penis.

The game allows your character to be one of the three most common races: Black, White, and Female. There are no such things as classes, as you can simply change aspects of your character/metagame through change of your guns and abilities! You get two guns and one ability per Loadout, you get more loadouts through leveling up,

It's quite fun! The gameplay has a tendency to be very hectic. There are three casual modes: Blitz, Death Snatch, Extraction, and Death Hammer.

Blitz is point-capturing with very little twist.

Death Snatch plays like a deathmatch would but for the fact that one team wins via it's members confirming the kills of the other by grabbing vials off their bodies.

Extraction is something I can't think of an analogy for. One member of the team is designated the collector, and must grab crystals scattered about the map and put them in receptacles to get the team points. The other three members of the team protect the collector and try to kill the other teams collector. If the collector dies, a new one is chosen randomly after a small delay.

Death Hammer is very similar to TF2's Capture the flag, except you can't carry any weapons when you're carrying the hammer, The hammer has an instant-one-hit-kill melee attack, and the hammer is more valuable pointswise the more people have been killed with it. (Okay, maybe not very similar, but the gist is the same.)

Then there is the "Competetive" version of the game, which has one one gamemode: Annihilation. It's a combination of all the others.

This game is Free to Play on Steam, so there's no harm in picking it up.
« Last Edit: February 18, 2014, 07:41:38 pm by RiseWhirled »



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Re: Loadout: No, the OTHER Customization-Heavy Cartoony FtP Shooter
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2014, 08:15:40 pm »
I've tried it a bit.  The weapon customization is neat.  You'll see a combination being used by someone else in game and have to go make it yourself.

But the game does have issues.  The cartoony gore is over the top to the point of being embarrassing.  It can be a bit laggy and buggy.  And it has some of the usual irritations of a free to play game.

The Gockets, etc: http://www.gamingsteve.com/blab/index.php?topic=7813.0
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Re: Loadout: No, the OTHER Customization-Heavy Cartoony FtP Shooter
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2014, 09:18:31 pm »
It won't start properly on my pc for some reason.

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Re: Loadout: No, the OTHER Customization-Heavy Cartoony FtP Shooter
« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2014, 06:16:07 am »
I get a lot from your posts.

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Re: Loadout: No, the OTHER Customization-Heavy Cartoony FtP Shooter
« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2014, 08:05:46 am »
You're preaching to the choir, brother.