Gauntlet Reboot from Arrowhead Game Studios

Discussion in 'PC Gaming & Hardware' started by Blade-Runner, Mar 17, 2014.

  1. SBSuperfly

    SBSuperfly Gawd

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    I bought a 4 pack and played solo for about an hour last night with the Valkyrie. Normal difficulty mode is too hard for me, I had to drop down to easy. Maybe I'm getting too old. Or maybe the game doesn't scale down well for single player? The controls take some time to adapt to. The game seems fun so far. Now I just need to convince some buddies to accept a free key and play with me.
     
  2. Liger88

    Liger88 2[H]4U

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    Haha I thought the same thing at first too. I don't remember the Barbarian being so weak and hard to play same with the Wizard. Bought it simply to try and relive old memories of the arcade and it was only $20. Pumped 10 hours into it in just 24 hours so I think its worth it.

    Apparently it scales with more people which I noticed makes it much harder. Solo on Normal I can do just find for the most part, but the minute you have 3-4 it becomes stressful lol. Having a blast though.
     
  3. mope54

    mope54 [H]ardness Supreme

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    If you have an extra key, or anyone went in on that 4 pack for $11 bucks each, I'd like to buy one.
     
  4. HeavensCloud

    HeavensCloud Oswego, not shitty as Buffalo

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    I'll go in on a 4 pack also.
     
  5. HeavensCloud

    HeavensCloud Oswego, not shitty as Buffalo

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    I went ahead and got a 4 pack so I have three codes available now. PM if you want one.
     
  6. TheOrangeJuicer

    TheOrangeJuicer Gawd

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    Picked this up yesterday and have to say it's pretty fun. Worth $20 in my opinion for those still on the fence. Very challenging with multiple people in the game.
     
  7. piratepress

    piratepress [H]ard|Gawd

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    I'm looking for some solo play also. Anyway to bypass the beginning when I have to play every character and do all the moves fighting the mummies? I'm stuck on the wizard and his extra spells. I just want to use the warrior. Thanks!
     
  8. Yippee38

    Yippee38 [H]ard|Gawd

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    Steam says this game has local co-op. I want to confirm that it does have that. My wife loves all of the Gauntlet games, and this would be fun to play with her.

    Does it have local co-op? If it does, what are the control options for local co-op?
     
  9. Liger88

    Liger88 2[H]4U

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    If you're stuck on the Wizard spells (no guides when I checked) there are 9

    Shift + Shift
    Shift + Space
    Shift + Right Mouse
    Right Mouse + Right Mouse
    Right Mouse + Space
    Right Mouse + Shift
    Space + Space
    Space + Shift
    Space + Right Mouse

    It's a pain in the ass at first and I hated the Wizard because no one would be him in matches. Now I'm a level 26 after 1 day lol.



    Not local in the sense of offline, but it has Invite only (default when starting a game) where you can manually allow people into your session on your Steam friends list. Only other option is the ability to kick people from your lobby when you're hosting which isn't needed in a private match unless you want to play by yourself again.

    It's addicting as hell after a rough start. Already spent 20 hours on it in 2 1/2 days. I rarely do that on games.
     
  10. Yippee38

    Yippee38 [H]ard|Gawd

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    Thanks for that info. I guess I'll pass then. If it worked on linux, I might buy two copies to play with my wife, but since it doesn't I'll stick with MAME. ;)
     
  11. DPI

    DPI Nitpick Police

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    PM me if you grabbed 4pack and have a key left to sell. Loved this game as a kid!
     
  12. Tzzird

    Tzzird [H]ardness Supreme

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    It seems to show that it's possible to local coop (which they differentiate from online coop) on the Steam page:

    http://store.steampowered.com/app/258970/

    Anyone try two gamepads on a pc yet?
     
  13. Tzzird

    Tzzird [H]ardness Supreme

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    Just fired up Gauntlet and I was able to join player 2 with the keyboard. Both players were usable at the same time.
     
  14. piratepress

    piratepress [H]ard|Gawd

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    Liger88, thanks for the help on the Wizard spells. I'm going to download the new update and try it again!
     
  15. dbu8554

    dbu8554 [H]ardness Supreme

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    Loving this game I am "testing" it before I buy it, I only play as wizard and so far its been fun, wizard is weak but very versatile in my opinion. I was playing on Normal but kept dying often put it on easy until I know the spells like the back of my hand and am a master with the wizard.
     
  16. Tzzird

    Tzzird [H]ardness Supreme

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    I just hit the Flamewalker - Gold achievement with the wizard, which I believe is 8,000 kills. With three other people playing with you, the wizard can just hide in the back and lob those fireballs. Makes for massive dpi. Pleasantly surprised with how much entertainment this game has brought me and my friends for chump change!
     
  17. TheOrangeJuicer

    TheOrangeJuicer Gawd

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    It has local co-op. My friend plays with his roommate all the time and I join from my computer at my place. As long as you have a controller you can play with local players.

    I can't comment on the control options since I haven't been over there when they play, but it is doable.
     
  18. ScYcS

    ScYcS 2[H]4U

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    Booooh.....shame on you. It's only a couple of bucks and you need to pirate even then? :mad:
     
  19. GoldenTiger

    GoldenTiger [H]ard as it Gets

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    This... And no such thing as "testing" a game unless you mean to make sure it even loads of your pc :rolleyes: (and even then that's a flimsy excuse since info on that should be very readily available). He will "test" it until he's played 40 hours and doesn't buy because he is already done playing :kad:.

    Pirates and their never ending excuses.....
     
  20. DPI

    DPI Nitpick Police

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    Wow there's some brain surgery. Except to be "loving" the game means you already "tested" it enough to form an opinion. To continue playing you're just pissing on the developer's effort.

    Its a measly $20, or $11 if you get it from someone that bought a 4pack. :rolleyes: This is why we can't have nice things.
     
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  21. Tantrix

    Tantrix Gawd

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    I bought my copy, but I really don't give a damn who pirates what. Trust me, if bitching on [H] is all it took to end piracy, it would have been gone a long time ago...lmao