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Re: Titan quest Atlantis Feedback
« Reply #15 on: 15 May 2019, 20:22:17 »
Having looked at Atlantis they did it justice visually wise. Gorgeous scenery assets and probably the most intricate landscapes TQ has ever seen.
And knowing World Editor (yikes) it really does deserve high praise.
Gameplay wise however it felt lacking insight.
Repetitive new player skills, didn't look much into new itemization but from a quick glance there are three bows in a row with the same granted skill which is a fairly odd decision. And who could've thought one day a telkin is gonna be a final boss huh.
Overall I do wish Ragnarok was more something like that.
Yeah on the bright side, there are signs of new easter egg content being in the works that's probably going to be sneaked in a few updates down the road.

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Re: Titan quest Atlantis Feedback
« Reply #16 on: 21 May 2019, 00:26:15 »
How much of the original TQ do you need to run or is it stand alone?

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Re: Titan quest Atlantis Feedback
« Reply #17 on: 21 May 2019, 00:35:29 »
How much of the original TQ do you need to run or is it stand alone?

Just go to Rhodes , (near the beach), theres one guy that will transport you into new act
"Welcome to new home, be nice and strong ! "

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Re: Titan quest Atlantis Feedback
« Reply #18 on: 21 May 2019, 11:03:41 »
Finally got around to playing this finished last night. Enjoyed it all. Loved the new MI's and especially that 'of the tinkerer' suffix. Has my mind working overtime on new combinations of gear with relics and charms.

One side note: still don't like the new maps, that aren't clear or high res when you zoom, and have no clearly defined boundaries or paths, like TQ and IT maps were.

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Re: Titan quest Atlantis Feedback
« Reply #19 on: 26 May 2019, 10:24:12 »
A reminder that if you want your voices to be heard then please use this to report any bugs/feedback/suggestions to the team.

https://redmine.thqnordic.com/projects/titan-quest-atlantis-community

They're not on the forum here so won't see what's been posted.

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Re: Titan quest Atlantis Feedback
« Reply #20 on: 29 May 2019, 23:11:57 »
Hey ! Atlantis is released, what a good news  :D

So what's your feeling about the story ? Does it fit well with the whole storyline ?
somehow, I 've read the skills feedback thread and it seems mixed opinions emerged from it...

Btw a technical question: when the game is launched, i got a 'Failed to initialize Directx11' error message, although i have no problem playing at Grim dawn.
I can play Atlantis if, while in steam desktop, the game is launched with direct X9 option. But i don't want to launch the game each time that way.
Do you know a command line that works so that a shortcut can be made with it ? i tried '-force -d3d9' but it still doesn't work.


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Re: Titan quest Atlantis Feedback
« Reply #21 on: 30 August 2019, 12:44:56 »
A bit late, but my thoughts:

Positive:
+ Beautiful graphics
+ Good length (not too long :)
+ Some nice new bosses (e.g. the dragon in Atlas).

Negative:
The biggest problem is the decision to put Atlantis after Act 3, not after Act 5: this causes the following:
- Atlantis is a bit overtuned for characters after Act 3 (normal progression for new characters in AERA), and at the same a bit undertuned for characters after Act 5 (e.g. your existing characters who have finished AER)
- Virtually no new gears because gears in Atlantis need to be around Act 4 level
- One minor negative: final boss is a bit disappointing

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Re: Titan quest Atlantis Feedback
« Reply #22 on: 30 August 2019, 13:05:31 »
Hey ! Atlantis is released, what a good news  :D

So what's your feeling about the story ? Does it fit well with the whole storyline ?
somehow, I 've read the skills feedback thread and it seems mixed opinions emerged from it...

Btw a technical question: when the game is launched, i got a 'Failed to initialize Directx11' error message, although i have no problem playing at Grim dawn.
I can play Atlantis if, while in steam desktop, the game is launched with direct X9 option. But i don't want to launch the game each time that way.
Do you know a command line that works so that a shortcut can be made with it ? i tried '-force -d3d9' but it still doesn't work.
* About Atlantis: Some new skills good, some must be improve or rebalance. Phalanx Unyielding of Defense is something OP. You can kill some bosses without using any gears or items with Phalanx Unyielding go with reflect build as in the video below.

- I don't care much to story so it ok for me :D
- You can go to Atlantis from the npc at harbor act4 (down to seashore from first act4 portal gate) or outside the west gate of Corinth act5.
- Atlantis has new items, and some only drops in Atlantis map; "the Tinkerer" suffix only drops or sell in shop of Atlantis map, which can add different relic/charm into it.

* About Technique problem:
- Open Properties of your TQ run file (or its shortcut), in "Shortcut" tab, check the "Target" tab, where show your game run file path.
E.g: this is mine: "E:\Titan Quest Anniversary Edition Atlantis\TQ.exe"
- Add " /dx9" of those path above, so it become => "E:\Titan Quest Anniversary Edition Atlantis\TQ.exe" /dx9
- After that, every time you start game with that game run file/short cut, it will start game with Dx9.
# This method i learn from Malgardian on steam and Discord.
« Last Edit: 30 August 2019, 13:09:00 by icefreeze »

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Re: Titan quest Atlantis Feedback
« Reply #23 on: 04 September 2019, 14:13:30 »
I played the original TQ years ago and only recently bought AE and the expansions. The good thing is that I could import my old characters and immediately go to Atlantis after kicking Typhon again. My experience with Atlantis is mixed.

Pros:
- graphics are good (and put more stress on the hardware than any other region)
- sound is good too
- new customization option for items (suffix "of the Tinkerer")
- interesting boss fights
- some interesting new skills on a new mastery level
- gambling for items with excess money

Neutral:
- It feels a bit short for a regular act.
- Could use a bit more side quests but I won't complain.

Cons:
- balancing isn't good for mobs (regular mobs fighting with fists do twice or more damage than mobs fighting with weapons? Yeah, right...)
- balancing is non existent for item drops ( >90% of the drops is spears. Wtf? Do all mobs run around naked? )
- some useless new skills

On top of the bad balancing of mobs Atlantis doesn't seem to fit anywhere in the rest of the game. If you play it after Act 3 you are probably too low level and get problems (at least if you aren't an experienced player and I'm not). If you play it after Act 4 you are probably too high level and don't get much out of Atlantis. So what do you do? Stop in the middle of Act 4 to go to Atlantis? That's probably the best way.

In general I like Atlantis and can recommend it but it still needs polishing, especially the balancing part and new skills.

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