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Does anyone else feel this way?

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Idk if it is just me but I feel very disappointed with Hinterland lately. Chapter/Stage/Act 3 whatever you want to call it was suppose to be released in December 2018 and was put on hold to further develop it as they inherited some new employees and technology to make Act 3 even better. So if 3 was ready supposedly in December 2018 and now fast forward to September 2019 coming up on October we still have not been given 3. When reading that 3 was put on hold to further develop it at first I was excited. I thought to myself sweet 3 is going to be full of new weapons, clothing, tools, enemies, etc. When I guessed at how long it might take I guessed at 3 to 6 month. A half a year to improve on 3 seems like enough time but idk I don't work in the game industry (I hope to after college). But here we are 9 going on 10 months later and still nothing idk personally I feel pretty disappointed that 3 is taking AGAIN SO LONG we already had to wait before the December 18 release now we had to wait an additional 9 months going on 10 soon for 3 to come out. At this point I've moved on to other games but I keep coming back idk 1 or 2 times a month to check if 3 dropped and have been disappointed every time. By now my excitement had faded, im still going to play 3 when launched but I don't have that same exciting feeling that I did a year ago at this time when waiting for 3 and it had been postponed(if I'm not mistaken) for the Dec 18 release. Yes we got the Ranger update to hold us off and like most people explored and found everything added within the first 2 weeks. I'm at a point where The Long Dark even though one of my favorite games (top 10) it's losing my interest heavily lately. Cause I think of it this way WHEN 3 RELEASES we already had to wait well over a year just for a single Act to be added to Wintermute and is Act 4 and 5 to finish it going to take just as long if so we are looking at a 2021 release of Act 5 when project Scarlett and ps5 would have already been on the market for a bit now. I don't think and I hope Act 4 n 5 don't take as long as 3 but we don't know cause they quit with the updates with a date of when this or that is going to arrive so we are just sitting in the long dark waiting. 

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Nope. Not even in the slightest.

First, Survival is where it is at for me. And while I miss the mods because the last update broke them, I can still find fun in playing deadman. I got a mac, so the mods aren't coming back, but it still is a fun game. In fact, I would go so far as to say Interloper is easy. Still. Like the game. Fun challenge. It's nice to start a run every now and again and take a relaxing jog through wolf infested snow choked forests.

Second, Originally Ep 1 and 2 were... bad. Sorry. Narratively BAD. I mean... BAD. The story mode was the red headed step child of the IP. I all but ignored it.

But after Redux.. ohhhhhh... dear god... amazing. I know most people will miss it, but there are so many many many many things they added. Subtle things. Little things. I can play the story mode again and again and find something new every time. The story is much better. They protected the characters. They made it make more sense. They built up the bear as someone to fear. Redux is, in my opinion, the real release of the game.

So, what's that mean for episode 3? Take your goddamn time. Do it right. Rather right then fast. I'm okay with waiting. If the quality is there. If the quality matches Redux, take your time Raph. You hit the nail on the goddamn head. Do what you did in Redux again. Don't rush it. Don't take chances. Do what you did in the first two episodes AGAIN.

And if I had any other advice, look up the channel astarties on youtube and Raph needs to hire that guy tomorrow. He gets it.

TLD isn't "Cranked up to 11". TLD does not get better with bigger faster MOAR!

More powerful equipment is the death of a game like TLD. A story that is too big is the death of a game like TLD. It's easy to fall into the trap of people like JJ Abrams. TLD is a slow burn and always will be. You can't rush perfection and I hope they don't. Hell if Episode 3 never arrives I'll be fine.

I have a number of suggestions to keep the fans interested. A way to trickle out new features to keep people talking about it. I mean, I'd love 20 minutes to make a sales pitch to Raph because I think he's missing a golden opportunity, but on the other hand, What he's doing is working so, who am I to judge. If a thing works, a thing works.

 

Yeah, we might be waiting until 2021. Not in a rush and I don't mind. Sorry you are getting bored with the game. Games do that. Go away for a while and try it again in a few months.

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1 hour ago, Ice Hole said:

Not really.

 

But now i am hyped!

Wait!?! Is that a fox or a wolf that looks small because of the camera angle? 0:16

 

Edit: I just finished the trailer 22 cant wait!!! Time to throw Fallout 4 out the window and get back into TLD!

 

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14 minutes ago, Ghosty 1944 said:

Wait!?! Is that a fox or a wolf that looks small because of the camera angle?

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The timber wolf would be my guess.  You might be correct, it does look small from this angle.

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10 hours ago, FeLLoN said:

Idk if it is just me but I feel very disappointed with Hinterland lately.

Not even one little bit:

On ‎6‎/‎2‎/‎2019 at 3:51 AM, ManicManiac said:

We already know the team is focusing their efforts on the next episode... [text removed for brevity]  ...I would again urge patience.  I'm sure the team will be eager to share news when they have something to share with us.  Lets give them room to work and show them a little faith, we know they are working on it... and we know they do great work.  That's why we are all here.

Hang in there survivors, it's going to be okay... :) 

Hinterland is doing great work, I think that some folks just need to learn patience and have a little more perspective.

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