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Before there were dragons terrorizing Skyrim, before the gates of Oblivion opened in Cyrodil, before adventurers braved the insanity of The Shivering Isle, there was a game called Morrowind.
Join Andrew Reiner, Tim Turi, Ben Reeves, and Dan Ryckert as we get lost in the first room of Morrowind, and then take an epic journey through red fog. Be sure to stick around for the roulette to see a game that has aged surprisingly well compared to our dear Elder Scrolls III.
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I know this is the third time I've posted - which I really do apologize for, I don't normally do that sort of thing but I make an exception for DCotE - but I have more to say, so here it goes. Tim, you should definitey play this game. It's certainly aged, but not to the point where it's unplayable. The game plays slightly like Amnesia: The Dark Descent, or Penumbra: Overture set in Lovecraft's universe. There are some stealth/gunplay elements, and that's part of where the game falls off, but it's nothing looking up a walkthrough can't fix. Tim, if you get stuck, look up Helloween4545's channel on youtube. That dude has a fantastic walkthrough of the game that's sure to help you through any difficult bits. Also, if you're a Lovecraft fan, the game is chock-full of references to Lovecraft's other stories that exist outside of his Cthulhu mythos. I've already mention "The Whisperer in Darkness" in a previous comment, but there's also some nods to "The Rats in the Walls," and "Herbert West - Reanimator." If you need another example of how much I love this game, then here's one: I love this game so much, that this Replay has actually motivated me to write a blog post about this game. Tim, do yourself a favor and play it. It might control a little better on PC, so if you have the option to play the PC version, I would choose that one.
Also, just for the record, I'm looking at the comments, and I'm seeing a ton of Super Replay Call of Cthulhu requests, which I can totally get behind. I just sent an email to the Replay email account requesting one, and I'll be sure to mention the idea in my blog post. Tim, if you do end up playing the game, I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!
Dan just ruined The Elder Scrolls for everyone LOL
The Cthulhu game looks kind of interesting...
Army Men groupies say what?
I read reviews of Cthulhu which said it was an average game, but when nothing else was out I bought it anyway, for Xbox. Thought it would be "meh".
I totally loved it, and still have clear memories of a lot of it, which is a sign of a good game in my book. I only went insane once.
Awesome, I just couldn't get into Morrowind unfortunately although I do love Oblivion and can't wait for Skyrim. Am I the only one who thinks that a Call of Cthulu super replay might be in order?
Best of its era
I remember playing Morrowind once. I gave up after 5 minutes. Roulette did age quite well. Definite game to put on the list for a Super Replay.
The addiction returns 11.11.11 losing my social life.
Wow, the Call of Cthulu game looks awesome. I'm guessing its not an action oriented game like most people assumed but just story driven. If so I'd deff. want to check this out or a super replay....
Ico has some combat here and their but for the most part its just platforming and not worrying about action.
super replay for call of cthulu?
Now I really want to play Call of Cthulu.
Had you guys had Phil on, he could've told you about his Rebel FM experiences Game Clubbing Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth.
Amazing game, even still, I love it, no other game has the same charm, not even Oblivion. Just one thing, though, why in the hell would anyone go for the xbox version? the menus are just too terrible to tolerate with analog sticks. Not PC purism, it's just the simple truth. Still, I like the replay, might start this game up again some time
So after this Replay I'm guessing you guys will not be doing requests too often XD
I Love This Game, I've Been Attempting To Bring The Graphics Up To Date On Mine, Its Going Pretty Good :D
I had no idea this was on the 360. I knew it was for the PC and the original Xbox (ugh....sort off).
I had a hard time getting into the this game on my PC back in the day. It looked incredible but I found the world to be a truly daunting. I remember hiking through a sand storm for 2 hours just trying to find a door. Which was fun the first hour. The sense of exploration and loneliness was interesting. But then another hour in and it began to get tedious. And the game was sort of like that at times. Just daunting.
My friend Randall told me he liked this more than Oblivion. He likes how they did the weapon classification better than Oblivions.
I wanted to like Morrowind, I tried it a couple of times. It just didn't do it for me.
I have never heard of the roulette game before. If I had, I would have played it for sure.