10 Cruel Tricks Video Games Played On RPG Gamers
Role-playing games (RPGs) are one of the most popular genres of video games for a reason – who among us doesn’t like to immerse themselves in a rich and deep game world littered with compelling characters and stories for decades? tens of hours?
And while the devs certainly know how their bread is buttered in this regard, that doesn’t mean they always give gamers what they want – sometimes they’re eager to try something different and play with what the game’s audience waits.
And so, these 10 video games have all dared to play cruel tricks on unsuspecting gamers, whether it’s forcing them into a horrible moral dilemma, meting out an overly harsh punishment for an honest mistake, or trolling in an extremely infuriating way.
Each of these RPGs is loved by millions of gamers around the world, but each has also threatened to invoke their collective wrath by cutting the rug, subverting expectations, and forcing everyone to reconsider the very nature of the genre as it stands. knew him.
It just goes to show that you never know what a game might totally throw at you out of nowhere…
The Witcher 3 has some of the most nuanced and creative mission designs in the genre, as CD Projekt Red most infuriatingly proved in “The Whispering Hillock” quest.
The quest tasks the player with deciding the fate of the Ghost in the Tree – the spirit of a druid imprisoned in a large oak tree. The spirit disturbed nearby citizens of Downwarren village and is also said to have caused several deaths.
But the quest is designed to ensure players are placed in a scary place anyway – complete a ritual to free the spirit and it will save a group of orphans from the child-eating Crones, but also end up killing them. many citizens of Downwarren thereafter.
But if you kill the spirit, you save Downwarren at the expense of those poor suffering orphans, who must be devoured by the Crones.
It’s truly a “damned if you do, damned if you don’t” situation, ruthlessly forcing the player to make an almost impossible choice.