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Offline airboy

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Do You Feel Lucky Punk?
« on: January 14, 2021, 01:40:35 PM »
I picked up Vigilantes - a game where you assemble your group to go whack three different violent gangs:
Mafia
Survivalists
Church of Beatdowns (or something like that).

Weirdly, you can "shoot to incapacitate" or "shoot to kill."  That part disturbs me since shooting to wound is really not viable in the real world.

Has turn based combat.  Think original X-Com light. 

You do detective work to find out if a gang controls a city block, you pick up allies, and then you try to put enough beat downs on the criminal food chain that you can find the mastermind of the gang.  Eliminate the three masterminds and you win.

You can also craft, build facilities in your "bat cave," train, etc.....

At the end of the day, if you are going to be violent crazy - be Batman (or at least hooded gunman).

I've enjoyed it thus far.  If it is really good I'll write a review.

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Re: Do You Feel Lucky Punk?
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2021, 03:02:00 PM »
On sale @ Steam for a mere 7.49 right now!
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Re: Do You Feel Lucky Punk?
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2021, 03:12:56 PM »
While not the greatest game in the world, it has held my attention.  I'm 12 hours in and also starting into midgame.

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Re: Do You Feel Lucky Punk?
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2021, 03:19:03 PM »
Appreciate the thoughts AB.  At $7 I can't say no.  Agreed about the distaste for "shoot to wound" mechanics in games (or movies etc.)
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Re: Do You Feel Lucky Punk?
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2021, 03:32:37 PM »
Appreciate the thoughts AB.  At $7 I can't say no.  Agreed about the distaste for "shoot to wound" mechanics in games (or movies etc.)

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Re: Do You Feel Lucky Punk?
« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2021, 04:33:48 PM »
Beat it & took screen shots.