More Reviews
REVIEWS Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Rebor Review
Just a small update to the existing review for the PS4 version of the game. What are the benefits to upgrading? Check here to see. ~Ed. Nick Tan

Cut the Rope: Triple Treat Review
Cutting the ropes has never before made gravity so… pricey.
More Previews
PREVIEWS Sniper Elite 3 Preview
Sending bullets through the hate.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
Release date: Out Now

Trials Fusion
Release date: Out Now

The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Release date: 04/29/14

Bound by Flame
Release date: 05/09/14


LATEST FEATURES 4 PAX Indie Titles to Look Out For
We've given attention to all the higher profile games at PAX EAST, but now it's time for the indies.

Ouya's Best Games Coming to the Platform
The Kickstarter console is slowly establishing itself with a couple of creative gems on the way.
 
Coming Soon

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP shandog137
So much more than war...
By shandog137
Posted on 04/18/14
The recent blog, Peace in the Era of Call of Duty  really made me think about war games that dig deeper than simply a kill streak reward. The first game that came to mind was Spec-Ops: The Line and although I haven’t played it, I began to wonder if it did the war genre as...

 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   SmartFeedSmartFeed   RegisterRegister   ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 
Games that would make good Let's Play episodes

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Game Revolution Forum Index -> General Gaming Topics
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
danielrbischoff



Joined: 13 Nov 2009
Posts: 8793

PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 10:05 pm    Post subject: Games that would make good Let's Play episodes Reply with quote

I can't play through the entirety of Skyrim. We did a few episodes of that when it came out, but I would rather watch a Let's Play series that always did a different game and covered some high level points while you got to see some gameplay. I'm just throwing these ideas around currently but if we were to start up a regular Let's Play series on GR, what games would guys want to see?

Just-released games the week they come out or games from a few months back or classic games with a modern commentary take on them?
_________________
http://www.gamerevolution.com/features/women-who-rock-modern-gaming
http://www.gamerevolution.com/manifesto/gr-strips-5-he-makes-his-own-luck-24633
http://www.gamerevolution.com/review/recovery-search-and-rescue
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Lien
Die Hard Commie Bastard


Joined: 01 Feb 2008
Posts: 3457

PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Walking dead. But make sure it's played by someone who never played the game before while some GR staff comments behind. Make sure someone says "are you SUUUUUUURRRE you want to do this?" at every decisions.

But if ya want to do classics, Do actraiser. Not a lot of let's play on this and It'll be hilarious if the GR staff is drunk and sings the BGM.

And if somehow... you do manage to get the server up, do a four player mode Simcity game. Comment on what you think makes a perfect GR city and last one to destroy their city with a disaster wins the let's play.
_________________
Longo_2_guns wrote:
Closed because of diagrams in French.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Sourdeez
Does it use DX12?!?


Joined: 12 Feb 2012
Posts: 1937

PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Dayz Standalone. See if you can talk your way into the beta or something Very Happy
_________________
“Yeah but when does EA come in when your trying for auto erotic asphyxiation and decide that you are really trying to commit suicide? Then they force you to do what they want.”
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Longo_2_guns
Ruler of the Queen's Navy


Joined: 29 Jun 2003
Posts: 15392

PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 11:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lien wrote:
And if somehow... you do manage to get the server up, do a four player mode Simcity game. Comment on what you think makes a perfect GR city and last one to destroy their city with a disaster wins the let's play.

Wait, people actually bought Sim City?
HA!

And you should do one of MGR.
_________________
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail AIM Address MSN Messenger
MattAY
Posh B**tard


Joined: 02 Mar 2006
Posts: 11782

PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 2:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I reckon do a modern one and a classic one! Modern would be a recently released game, and Classic would be a classic of your choice I guess!

Also - DEAD SPAAAAAACE!!
_________________
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
De-Ting
Formerly Known as Prince


Joined: 11 Nov 2006
Posts: 7778

PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 2:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Blue's Treasure Hunt
_________________

o--(^-^)--o
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message AIM Address
UghRochester
Fattest Jedi Around


Joined: 05 Jun 2006
Posts: 6517

PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 3:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

MattAY wrote:
I reckon do a modern one and a classic one! Modern would be a recently released game, and Classic would be a classic of your choice I guess!

Also - DEAD SPAAAAAACE!!

Haha, I watched some of yours.

I would love to see Let's Play videos on games dealing with puzzles or any games that needs strategy. Seems to me frustration and stress always makes comedy. ICO pissed me of a few times and Shadow of the Colossus got me really frustrated.
_________________
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
MasterRabbi



Joined: 16 May 2007
Posts: 147

PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 6:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Always seemed to me that the best Let's Play are games that are procedural - that are different every time. Civ5, Crusader Kings, SimCity, Endless Space etc where no two games are the same. That way, each Youtuber is sharing a unique experience that I cannot buy/reproduce.

Of course, I favor those games in taste and playing myself, so my logical argument may just be personal bias.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
MattAY
Posh B**tard


Joined: 02 Mar 2006
Posts: 11782

PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 6:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

^ That's a good point. Far Cry 3 would be good since outposts could be different everytime.
_________________
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
cyberjim2000
Forum Bum


Joined: 28 Feb 2010
Posts: 1758

PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 6:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

IMO, games that has co-op multiplayer like Minecraft, Terria, etc make great Let's Play videos because it's just friends having fun. Sandbox box games and games that require a bit of technical skill (like KSP) that you're somewhat teaching the watchers also make great Let's Play videos.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Sightless



Joined: 23 Jul 2010
Posts: 1026

PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 11:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you have the ability to do just-released games, then go for it. It'll definitely get more people interested, I think. I would watch any LP you guys do, though. Especially if drunkenness is involved. Wink

If you're going to do an older game or one that has been done several times, you'll have to incorporate something interesting, like a certain approach, imposed limitations, special conditions, or tricks.

Like MattAY says, you can always do a mix! New game, then an older game. Making life spicy.
_________________
I sprinkle sand into the waters of night. The grains burn as they fall, reminding me of another in times long passed away. I watched him even then as he fell, his face undefeated, his eyes still proud.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message AIM Address
LawnGnome



Joined: 25 Apr 2007
Posts: 924

PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 3:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would prefer newer, just-released games but I think the most important thing is that they are games that you guys actually like &/or are passionate about.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Master_Craig
Wannabe Artist


Joined: 02 Jul 2006
Posts: 962

PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 4:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think Let's Play videos with new games released around launch are always fun.

My brother and I wanted to make Let's Play videos, a few minutes each or so, a bit of improvised humour and normal talk, that kinda thing. I can't watch a Let's Play that goes for ten minutes or more.

Dark Souls would make a great Let's Play, due to the difficulty and the possibility of dying over and over again.

ZombiU would make an excellent Let's Play as well, for the same reasons as Dark Souls. Plus ZombiU was a "new" game in terms of design (e.g. perma-death on characters, one bite kills you etc).

There are so many moments where I wish I was recording with my PVR when I'm gaming. Something happens in the game, then bam, I wasn't recording and I wish I was... a little off topic but the best example I can think of - I was playing Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, and I shot this dude and he landed in a chair, it looked like he was sitting down. As the fire fight continued, someone threw a grenade at me, it blew up and I got killed BUT Drake goes flying up into the air, doing all these flips, and his face lands right on the dead sitting guy's crotch, and Drake's knees hit the floor and he just stays there.

God damn it.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
daverabbit



Joined: 02 Oct 2008
Posts: 393

PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 6:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

How classic are you talking about? I'd love to watch you guys tackle classic NES or Genesis and talk about how they feel now and memories of playing them back in the day. Even better to play the games on a system you didn't own so you can reclaim some of your missed childhood.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Green_Lantern
Spacecataz


Joined: 06 Nov 2008
Posts: 4921

PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 6:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Something like Skyrim would be rather boring to watch someone play....

You need stuff with lots of action to keep people's attention....Like TF2!
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
213EDD



Joined: 07 Sep 2007
Posts: 270

PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Trials Evolution and Dark Souls
_________________
Lien wrote:
No matter what happens on TPS, Edd always win. He always wins.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
MattAY
Posh B**tard


Joined: 02 Mar 2006
Posts: 11782

PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh man, Trials Evo is tremendous fun in multiplayer. I vote a group Lets Play on that!
_________________
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail
213EDD



Joined: 07 Sep 2007
Posts: 270

PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 7:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

MattAY wrote:
Oh man, Trials Evo is tremendous fun in multiplayer. I vote a group Lets Play on that!


Trials Evo Gold just came out on steam a few days ago!
_________________
Lien wrote:
No matter what happens on TPS, Edd always win. He always wins.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
HK-47
You are all meatbags


Joined: 27 Jun 2007
Posts: 3036

PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 6:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Or you can do an Actual Play on a visual novel. Like this one:
http://www.quartertothree.com/game-talk/showthread.php?63246-Tokimeki-Memorial-Girl-s-Side-1st-Kiss-Actual-Play
_________________
St HK, Boondock Saint
thetank score: 2660

Juggernaut, Hunter of the Gods.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Game Revolution Forum Index -> General Gaming Topics All times are GMT - 7 Hours
Page 1 of 1
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum