RPG games have their own peculiar qualities. They keep the player engaged for a long time while providing a unique gaming experience. The second bit about the unique gaming experience classifies the best games from the worst ones. Some games succeed in this regard while some do not. In any case, it is not necessary that every RPG will succeed in giving you a great experience. Torment: Tides of Numenera is an exception, however. It has all the elements that make it a unique and amazing RPG. Not every game succeeds in capturing the senses of the player through written dialogues. Similarly, not every game is great in storytelling.
What makes the Tides of Numenera Game special?
Many people loved Planescape. Torment: Tides of Numenera follows the same footprints with some twists and these twists are what make this game better in every aspect. Every game has its pros and cons so you might feel a little disappointment in some sectors, but this does not mean that it is a bad game. In fact, if you really like RPGs and interesting stories, then you will surely love Torment: Tides of Numenera.
The world is much similar to that of Planescape. Still, it has its own peculiarities. You will be the final castoff who is actually a left-for-dead kind of body of The Changing God. The Changing God keeps creating his bodies in order to avoid death. You are not the only castoff; there are many other cast-offs there with you. The object of your life journey is to avoid death as well. That is so because: The Sorrow, a beast hunting down each castoff, is after you and you do not want to die by his hands.
The best thing about the world of this game is the NPCs. Each interaction will seem rewarding and full of awe-inspiring moments.
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Fight or no fight:
Fighting in this game is very different from most other RPGs. It is not Skyrim, where you will enter a dungeon and begin slashing enemies. This game emphasizes dialogues. In fact, dialogues play a vital role in this game. They are the key to everything. Your skills will depend on your dialogues as well as the outcomes. You can avoid many fights through talking to the enemies. This is another thing, which brings similarity between Tides of Numenera and Planescape.
The fighting mechanisms of this game are not that bad either. You can choose to fight enemies as well. The only thing that might disappoint you is that it has turned-based fights. Apart from that, you can expect hordes of enemies.
You will not play’ most of the time in Torment: Tides of Numenera. You will be reading. The humongous amount of dialogues will keep you reading for a long time. However, the interesting writing and the story will make sure you do not feel any boredom. From heart-breaking stories of NPCs to slashing enemies with digital swords, you will be getting a unique gaming experience here.