Throw down your video game ideas here

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  1. JD

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    I came up with a couple ideas for games the other day, one is my take on The Last of Us Part III, and the other would be a Dresden Files game.
    In my version of the Last of Us Part III we'd pick up a while after Part II, with Ellie out searching for Dina and JJ. Along the way she'd end up running into Abby and Lev, and the Fireflies. It turns out that the WLF and the Fireflies have joined forces against a new enemy who has come from out East that is trying to take over the whole country. Ellie ends up having to work with Abby and the Firewolves, and this forces her to confront both her issues with Joel's death and what he did to save her. At the same time Abby having to work with the former WLF members also forces her to confront her issues surrounding what happened with them. Ellie and Abby have at least one big confrontation where they resolve their issues once and for all. After that, and after working together for a while they actually start to become friends.
    After Ellie finds Dina and JJ, the three of them, along with Abby, Lev, and the Firewolves return to Jackson, only the find that the new bad guys are there. They join forces with Tommy, Maria, and the rest of Jackson to defend the town in a big battle. Some of the supporting characters would die, but Ellie, Dina, JJ, Abby, Lev and Tommy would all survive.
    The game ends with Ellie and Dina getting married, and the very last shot of the game would be Ellie imaging Joel and Sarah watching them.
    I've also been thinking that a game based on The Dresden Files could be a lot of fun, I think there is enough action and characters in the books to make it work. I'm not sure what the story would be, but you'd have four different playable characters, each with their own unique play style. Of course you'd star off with Harry Dresden, who is based around different types of magic, then you'd have Molly Carpenter, who is based around stealth, her father Micheal, who'd be based around melee combat with his sword, and Murphy, who is based around guns.
     
  2. captainkirk

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    A remake of Jurassic Park: Trespasser. One where you aren't just a floppy arm stacking boxes.

    But something I'd really like to see, but never will, is a Doctor Who RPG. One with a good character creator where you design your own Doctor and customize the TARDIS interior. The fact that you wouldn't use weapons could make gameplay far more interesting and unique. Time travel would be another cool game mechanic. And then you could have interactive story elements such as convincing characters to join you as companions, or failing to save some and having to live with the consequences.
     
  3. Owain Taggart

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    Heh, that one was way ahead of its time. I watched a Let's Play months ago and while I never played it, it felt like while they were very ambitious, they never were quite able to put it into execution. Actually, if this were to be remade, I think it'd be great as a VR game.
     
  4. captainkirk

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    It was a very revolutionary game. It was the first one to use ragdoll physics. I still enjoy replaying it. It was just that the technology wasn't there yet to pull it off correctly. I know that they had wanted to have the player control both arms independently. I have no idea how that would work unless you plugged in a second mouse. VR would make it amazing.
     
  5. Gingerbread Demon

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    I'd really love a huge open worlder where you get to be a virtual tourist in a big city and you just have to explore and find clues to find hidden objects scattered around the city and hidden in paces where you'd have to climb high up or go down low. Sort of the parkour from Assassin's Creed games with exploration like Tomb Raider but no combat, just pure exploration and fun. Oh and being a city there would be vehicles and ways to get around and just an open sandbox where you could do whatever the hell you want but the objects are your main goal.
     
  6. Mr_Sloan

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    Just mass effect with trek lizence + include bridge commander as a space combat system.

    What also be cool with the orvielle lizence
     
  7. Gingerbread Demon

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    There is an Orville game on steam
     
  8. JD

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    An official one or just that fan made ship tour?
    Urban fantasy is pretty much my favorite genre, and I noticed there don't seem to be many games in the genre. The only ones that really come to mind for me are the Devil May Cry games.
    So I would love a big Urban Fantasy RPG set in the modern day US. So instead of going around different fantasy kingdoms, your going through different states and cities in the US.
    You'd get a customizable character who is either a wizard, vampire, or werewolf, and you'd start off in Los Angeles and then make your way across the country to New York.
     
  9. Mr_Sloan

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    yeah its going to be stage9 in the orville universe with some ship maneuvering/bridge crew stuff coming. Its fan made. no large storys planed as i remember.
     
  10. Gingerbread Demon

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    I didn't know the Orville thing on steam was fan made. it's kind of decent fun for what it is. Reminds me a lot of Voyager Elite Force in some respects.

    I really wish that had become part of the TV show. It was great as a game story.
     
  11. Oddish

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    I have an idea for a game called "Blue Kollar Kombat." The premise is that Shao Khan or Shang Tsung or some new MK baddie has started a new tournament, excluding all ninjas, cyborgs, soldiers, deities, and similar beings. Only people from ordinary walks of life may do battle. Potential kombatants include the slacker son of MK everyman Kurtis Stryker, a pastry chef, a tugboat captain, a farmer, a steelworker, a meatpacker, a logger, a heavy metal guitarist, and a garbage man.
     
  12. JD

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    I don't know if they could get the companies involved to cooperate, but I would love to get a LEGO Marvel & DC crossover game.
    Now that Marvel and Disney have to full rights to X-Men and The Fantastic Four back, I would love to get big AAA games with those characters as the focus.
     
  13. Gingerbread Demon

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    What about maids and au'pairs? Can they do battle too there?
     
  14. Oddish

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    I didn't have a maid character, but I had a nurse in the cast. And a school bus driver as well. Didn't have a teacher because they're more white-collar.

    Not sure what an Au Pair's Fatality would be.
     
  15. Gingerbread Demon

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    Being killed with a runaway pram. Sliced and diced by a horny father with razor dingaling.

    What's the nurse's fatality?

    Actually I think I misread you I thought you meant the thing that kills them.
     
  16. Oddish

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    In fine MK tradition, she has two.
    1. Lethal injection. She uses a hypodermic to inject the other kombatant, and they turn white and die.
    2. High blood pressure. She wraps a blood pressure cuff around the other kombatant's neck and pumps it up until their head pops.
     
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    I have a idea for a game much in the vein of UnderRail, Avernum, and Arx Fatalis.

    You're an sort of seasoned adventurer - let's say around DnD Lv5? - of a few races and classes who visits a Human- Dwarven city in a mountain-cave-cavern complex. As you enter, you do a few quests to get the feel of the culture (skippable tutorial?), then the main entrance collapses due to a mountain slide. No biggie, there should be plenty of side entrances - oh, those are blocked, too? Even the further off ones? Odd. Then the dwarven farming settlements along the underground river report strange occurrences, mining operations fall silent, hamlets end up bloody.

    A force long forgotten and thought dead has reawakened and is marching down the river to feast. I originally wanted Vampires, of a varied type: some batlike, some more humanoid, but they can't really maintain a invasion force, so they're side content now. Oh they're having a blast, sure, but the true enemy is a demonic host summoned to the material plane by some angry sorcerer, warlock, or somesuch.

    Future content could expand on the outside world, or delve deep into the Under-Upper-Middle-Lower Dark, or if that's too DnDish, just the deep dark caverns with their own ecosystem (taking from UnderRail's Deep Caverns or Avernum), one going outside the mountain to the immediate polities outside full of intrique and warfare (Blood and Wine inspired?) and stuff like that.
     
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  18. JD

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    I know couldn't happen since they don't have the license, but I was thinking a couple days ago that a LEGO Buffy the Vampire Slayer game would be awesome. With all of the slayers, witches, vampires, and demons there are plenty of characters with a wide range of abilities, and with 144 episodes, there's plenty of material for levels.
    And for a more realistic possibility, I would love to see them do more Clone Wars games. So far all they've done is the first season and one or two episode of the second, so there's material there for at least 6 more games. After that they could then move on to Rebels.
     
  19. Oddish

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    Given how much Star Wars games there already are, I'd go with Buffy.

    I did a whole plot outline for Elder Scrolls VI, back during my 1100 hours in Skyrim. It included skill trees, new mechanics, endgame, and a world that the player could actually influence. We'll see if Bethesda's version is better..
     
  20. thribs

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    They should make a Supernatural game, which can be played in co op with the brothers. Each level could be a episode of the show. The tools and weapons you use depend on the monster you face. You have the Colt but you are only given one bullet throughout the game.