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2e260e  No.117460

There's plenty of games based on films around but a significantly smaller number based on books. Even SoC is a combination of the book and the film though leaning a bit more towards the book in my opinion. There's Metro too of course even if it is pretty fair to call it consolised stalker but I can't think of much else.

c04fdb  No.117467

>>117460

Witcher, though books are trash, written by an alcoholic lefty with inferiority complex.


a912a4  No.117470

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These two and maybe Tom Clancy games, but not sure how closely they follow the books if at all


353389  No.117496

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>tfw my favourite vidya franchise is based on a book


8aca33  No.117726

>>117470

Tom Clancy had limited input on most of them. He certainly didn't get on with Ubisoft during the development of Splinter Cell.


b41529  No.117761

>>117726

After Splinter Cell Tom Clancy had hardly any input in any of the games and then he sold his name which resulting in Ubikike Whoring it out.


71e009  No.117799

>>117470

>>117496

I feel these books would be complete mindfucks to reads. When do we get a bookclub board?


83e8c7  No.120392

>>117799

There was one, it died.


d7e3d9  No.121084

>>117460

Do bible references count? A lot of games do that to try and seem deep.


497604  No.121144

>>121084

Oh fucking lawdy I hate that shit in vidya. It's pretentious crap to try and make someone dumb sound smart.


0d1653  No.121162

>>117799

I HAVE NO MOUTH, AND I MUST SCREAM is a fairly short story. I wouldn't call it a mindfuck. If you have any empathy it may make you feel emotions about the main characters. That's pretty much all. It's an entertaining read but it's horrific in its portrayal of the terrible future; It's an exercise in maximally-misanthropic globe-dominating AI. Though, thinking back, It's one of those stories that made me start hating misanthropes instead of ignoring them.


482d94  No.121172

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I think Ken Follett’s The Pillars of the Earth gets closest to "walking around in a book" but I haven't played it beyond the first 20 mins and I haven't read the book either. I think I might watch the series first but I need that in better quality than the shit on youtube atm. All this for a Daedalic game I read about last christmas, fml.


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>>121084

>>121144

Nordic mythological references are better.


1b6a7e  No.121877

>>117470

Other than Rainbow Six and The Hunt for Red October, I don't think that there are any games based on it. I know that there was a Jack Ryan DLC for one of the Rainbow Six's, but that was based on the reboot movie.


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There's a Wheel of Time FPS that's actually pretty good if you can get it running.


7ac91e  No.121911

>>121172

Why are you typing like a nigger on twitter?


7ac91e  No.121914

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Light novels are books, right?

There's a shitty JRPG, the pic related megaman clone, a shmup, a VN, a dungeon crawler and soon even a TRPG, but nobody's made it into the 3D Zelda style action RPG it was meant to be.


dd58d7  No.126774

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>>117460

Most fags know about The Hobbit which is basically a linear 3D Zelda clone and came out before the Hobbit films were even a poorly thought out twinkle in Jackson's eye. Less fags know about the second picrelated which was a lazy attempt to cash in on the films' popularity despite being based purely on the original book because the rights to make vidya based on that were held by a separate company than EA who made the much better film adaptations.




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