Weapon Realization

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Weapon Realization

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I've noticed that I can carry a handgun and a melee weapon. If I armed my hand gun I drop the melee weapon...OK.

I now have the shotgun. I can carry the shotgun and when I arm myself with the handgun the shotgun gets strapped to my back...OK that's good. BUT...if I pick up a melee weapon I now drop the shotgun. :(

Seriously, if it's strapped to my back and the handgun is tucked to my side I should be able to carry an axe! :cry:
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Yeah you should have been able to carry two firearms and a melee weapon but what are you going to do?
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I really wish they would have ditched the stupid breakable weapons after Origins.
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I didn't mind the breakable weapons in this game....though I always play on easy
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I also found that quite odd. I mean you can only carry a melee weapon and a firearm or just two firearms/one melee weapon, whereas you can stuff a horde of first aid kits and side quest items in one of Murphy's bottomless pockets.
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Vatra did okay regarding the breakable weapons. At least most of the weapons had reasonable durability, and broke down into smaller weapons instead of completely falling apart after 4 swings.

Oh, and the pistol works pretty good as a melee weapon. You can even block with it.
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I didn't like that you couldn't wield a pistol and a melee, but it didn't bother me much. I only used a firearm during the end of the game, honestly. The breakable weapons didn't bother me much. They took awhile to break, and even if they did, there was such a large supply of weapons throughout the game.
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Aerith Gainsborough wrote:I didn't like that you couldn't wield a pistol and a melee, but it didn't bother me much. I only used a firearm during the end of the game, honestly. The breakable weapons didn't bother me much. They took awhile to break, and even if they did, there was such a large supply of weapons throughout the game.
You can holster/draw a firearm by pressing Left on the D-Pad, but only one. I didn't like how Murphy couldn't sling the shotgun over his back and keep a pistol holstered in his waistband though.
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Aerith Gainsborough wrote:I didn't like that you couldn't wield a pistol and a melee, but it didn't bother me much. I only used a firearm during the end of the game, honestly. The breakable weapons didn't bother me much. They took awhile to break, and even if they did, there was such a large supply of weapons throughout the game.
Yeah, it didn't bother me too much. I almost always kept a fireaxe with me; firearms were only useful in a few parts for me.
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aj4x94 wrote:
Aerith Gainsborough wrote:I didn't like that you couldn't wield a pistol and a melee, but it didn't bother me much. I only used a firearm during the end of the game, honestly. The breakable weapons didn't bother me much. They took awhile to break, and even if they did, there was such a large supply of weapons throughout the game.
You can holster/draw a firearm by pressing Left on the D-Pad, but only one. I didn't like how Murphy couldn't sling the shotgun over his back and keep a pistol holstered in his waistband though.
Oh, I see. I didn't know this. Every time I would pick one up, it would drop my melee and vice versa. It was pretty frustrating. :\
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Did anyone else notice that you can use firearms as melee weapons and that they're also breakable? I just beat a Prisoner Minion to death with my shotgun and it broke into pieces. I was surprised that I could pick those pieces up and then continue use them.
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I didn't mind the breakable weapons either I just wish there was a different button for picking up weapons and investigating. I like to investigate everywhere and sometimes I would exchange an axe for a stick which would get a little annoying.
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I don't mind breakable weapons, except when it's a weapon that shouldn't break after a couple of whacks! Tree stumps are harder than flesh and last a hell of a lot longer. At least in Origins you were able use the Moon Gauntlets to make up for the breakables.
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I didn't mind the amount of weapons you can carry and how they're breakable. It's supposed to be a survival game after all. But the only thing I didn't like was when you dropped your weapon beside a pile of other weapons and you can only pick up those piles. I lost a few good ones by that little accident.
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I thought the weapon system was handled wonderfully. The weapons didn't break right away and when they did break it created some tension as you looked for a nearby weapon to continue defending yourself with. I rarely used firearms but felt it was alright to only be able to hold one at a time. If you're armed to the teeth, some of the tension will go away.
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One neat thing that I liked about the firearms is that Murphy can't aim properly. It was the same with the older games.
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Mephisto wrote:One neat thing that I liked about the firearms is that Murphy can't aim properly. It was the same with the older games.
It was worse than the older games. I don't think even Heather had a harder time shooting a monster with her pistol within 10 feet.
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^ Well, James and Harry were horrible at shooting. Of all the older games Henry is probably the best shooter.
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Well I guess you've got the point Mephisto.
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