I am an amateur games designer and writer and have founded Dark Craft Studios to house my works within. and mod developer. I am an avid fan of all things horror, occult, philosophical and of course, Lovecraftian. Currently Reading: Thomas Ligotti, Arthur Machen, Robert W. Chambers, Ramsey Campbell.

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StarCry : Reloaded

Mod review
4

City Level - City Assault

Mod review

The massive level and surprisingly high optimization do not make this unpolished and incoherent mod anything more than entertaining for a few minutes of combat against extremely poor and dimwitted cat-and-mouse AI, that for some reason was advertised as being better than the original AI by the modder.

Trust me, Cryengine2 AI is a pain in the royal *** to work with, but that doesn't help a mod that tries to experiment with it--and ultimately break it further. The graphics are quite poor and the textures and shadows are super blocky and all the cover tends to be occluded poorly so bullets and objects pass through buildings and signs etc. The story is almost nonexistant. It is fun to flank and ambush enemies, however. But I do not recommend this mod to any crysis owners. It needs years of polish.

4

City Decedere

Mod review

I'm sorry but this was just pretty terrible. The production values, leftover crysis elements, screamer moments, lack of polish... argh.