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Resource Consumer
30-01-2002, 15:25:11
Would it be a fair summary of the review of Creature Isle linked from Mike's news item to say "This is shite"?

Or am I being harsh?

Venom
30-01-2002, 15:29:04
I'd say that's more than fair.

Funkodrom
30-01-2002, 15:45:54
It has looked pointless, boring and annoying ever since I saw the concept. Now it's finished, pointless, boring and annoying.

Funkodrom
30-01-2002, 15:46:18
Oh and disappointing.

Resource Consumer
30-01-2002, 16:02:14
Oh, shite, you mean.

Lionhead really see themselves as the New Firaxis, I think.

Funkodrom
30-01-2002, 16:11:46
Firaxis haven't even tried to do anything original for a long time.

Resource Consumer
30-01-2002, 16:57:03
True, but in the sense of "Purveyors of Shite to Royalty"

FunkyFingers
30-01-2002, 16:57:23
PC Gamer reviewed Creature Isle this month and loved it. Never base one's opinions on a sample size of 1...

Funkodrom
30-01-2002, 17:00:00
The idea seems boring to me, even if I see 100 brilliant reviews I don't think I'll be getting it.

Venom
30-01-2002, 17:13:57
It's not like I even played Black and White.

Funkodrom
30-01-2002, 17:14:47
You'd like it, you get to beat the hell out of cute animals.

Darkstar
02-02-2002, 11:01:24
Yeah, but they don't stay cute. Think about it. Venom would be blasting things and smashing things, and he and his creature would get that 'evil' look pretty fast.

I picked it up at Best Buy my last shopping trip. They had it on special mark-down for all of $5. For that price, I'll try it out. And regular price was all of $17. I expect it will be at $12 quickly, then in the old bargain bin for the rest of it's shelf life pretty quickly, if it really does suck that much more then BnW. But I'd expect Mike to like it. More worlds, more tricks, more etc of playing BnW, and you like that, don't you, Mike?

FunkyFingers
02-02-2002, 11:06:12
Tell you what, seeing as I'm currently still playing B&W and actually enjoying it, I'll get Creature Isle and write a review?

Darkstar
02-02-2002, 11:14:06
Hey, CounterGlow accepts submissions, you know. Have fun and go for it.

You got a while... I'll drop it on my system before I get around to putting on Dominion Wars and a few others.

I was actually thinking of doing Half Life. Or a Final Fantasy series... Haven't decided exactly WHAT I'm in the mood for at the moment...

Funkodrom
02-02-2002, 13:09:00
But I'd expect Mike to like it. More worlds, more tricks, more etc of playing BnW, and you like that, don't you, Mike?

It's just teaching your creature to teach another creature and a few arcade ripoffs. Well that's what it sounds like.

MattHiggs
02-02-2002, 22:29:39
Black and White was worm poo!

FunkyFingers
03-02-2002, 13:28:22
A final Fantasy series review would be impressive, and take a very long time to research fully!

Actually thinking of playing FFVII again, what a fantastic game that was...