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Asrialys



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PostPosted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:01 pm Reply with quote
Just like the first one, losing lots of sleep Razz

If the app is any indication, it may be good at least for viewing stats as seen in SplatNet 2. I wish we could see our friends' stats too like in the original SplatNet. Other than that, the implementation of voice chat is a mess.
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leafy sea dragon



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PostPosted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:05 pm Reply with quote
Salmon Run can be incredibly difficult if you find yourself with people who don't work well as a team. The things that can potentially destroy your team I frequently encounter are as such:

1. When you get KOed, you turn into a life preserver that a teammate has to shoot at to revive you. A lot of people are, simply put, not interested in that. Even if you move over to where they are, they'll move elsewhere to avoid reviving you because they don't want to waste an instant not shooting down those Salmonids.
2. Salmonids will appear from a random location and will continue to show up from that general area. You have no map, the game only tells you they've arrived, and you have an "Over here!" cry that also pinpoints your location to your teammates. In other words, you're supposed to use that cry, but a lot of people don't.
3. When the Mothership appears (the strongest enemy in Salmon Run), it will sometimes fly over to your egg basket (where you drop off the Golden Eggs) and try to steal it. Mr. Grizz will warn you of it any time it happens. I always have to be the one to go over and shoot at the Mothership to repel it. More often than not, I'm by myself.
4. Stingers sit far away and snipe lasers at you. Does that sound like the sort of enemy you would ignore? People often ignore them anyway, because the Sting Ray, which its attacks are based on, is considered a weak weapon (it isn't). Mr. Grizz, in the tutorial, will event tell you to prioritize it because it'll be trouble if you ignore it.

Also, I mentioned it elsewhere, but the single-player mode is difficult. It picks up where the Splatoon 1's left off. It doesn't even bother to explain stage gimmicks that appeared in the last game, like inkrails, sponges, and gushers.

Asrialys wrote:
Just like the first one, losing lots of sleep Razz

If the app is any indication, it may be good at least for viewing stats as seen in SplatNet 2. I wish we could see our friends' stats too like in the original SplatNet. Other than that, the implementation of voice chat is a mess.


You can view some limited info on the people you played against though, which is neat to see. It has the schedules for Turf Wars, Ranked, and League, but not for Salmon Run though. Considering that's only available 25% of the time, I feel it's something they ought to tell us.
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_Dog



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PostPosted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 12:02 am Reply with quote
I'm still considering getting this game, but it is quite a bit of money
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