I was linked this video earlier, and truth be told, I agree with 99% of the things he said.
A little breakdown from my personal view too:
- Chivalry melee combat is superior, you really feel like you’re in it and it’s personal. Third person melee combat can simply never capture that, it’s just not personal when you’re watching a guy on screen do things that you’re telling it to do.
While I totally agree with Chivalry having the way more fun gameplay I find it odd people are pulling the 1st person vs 3rd person card. You can play Chivalry very well in 3rd person which is my prefered way to do it.
I just played this game and honestly the only thing its got over WOTR combat wise is feints.
I don’t see where WotR has a better combat system than any of its rival products (Chivalry or M&B). But that may be my personal preference and I’m totally cool with everyone having their game of choice now.
Before I was just upset that nobody took notice of Chivalry while everybody kept talking about WotR (without even mentioning the game it borrowed its combat system from [M&B]).
Chivalry has some MAJOR combat flaws:
(i) To slash left you first have to slash from the right. Its called a combo.
Agree. Left swing should be relative to your movement. Say: it you’re strafing right, you slash left.
(ii) You cannot hold swings… they auto attack once you press the mouse.
Pff… where is that a flaw? Swords tend to be heavy. It’s unrealistic to hold them in a steady pose and then strike all of a sudden like it’s a wooden stick.
(ii) Blocking is a one trick pony. There is no directional blocking. You can only block across your waist. That’s it. Again the block does not hold.
Sure there is directional block. That’s a great plus for Chivalry. You have to aim to where the attacking weapon comes from.
(iii) while playing chivalry I never felt like their was weight behind my strikes
while playing WotR I never felt like their was weight behind my strikes 8-)
(iv) Animations are very poor imho
In contrast to WotR’s sword swinging boxes? :o
(v) The does not appear to be any real attempt at allowing the player to target specific points or hit boxes
Sure you’re talking about Chivalry?
Graphically it is very very poor compared to WOTR. I have no idea how people can even compare the graphics.
Me neither (but in favor to Chivalry) :D
Historically chivalry is a complete mish mash. One side looking decidely eastern and the other european. But not. Its game of thrones NOT medieval I am sorry.
It’s medieval fantasy… So what…
sorry bbut soldiers did infact hold there swords in a pose… claymores were 6 pounds buddy, these guys were brutes.