ID:104900
 
The Last Conflict by Darker Emerald
Just another zombie game. Pew pew pew!
3652 fans · Created Aug 1 2007
Hello, GameMaster85 aka. Miles Edgeworth here. Obviously I am here to review this game, as I haven't seen a review of this game for good while. This is my first review, so we'll see how this goes.

Now, most reviews vote 9 or 10s if they see a good game. I work on the Perfect-to-None Scale. If its a pristine-clean at perfection game, then expect 10s. Other then that, Typical good games will get a little lower, so don't complain how non-perfect this game is.

Gameplay: 9

The Gameplay is what it was meant to be. A Zombie Horde is coming at you, and you got guns and barricades. What do you do? Basically, you step into a safe room where you got around 1 or 3 minutes to set up your guns and everything. You start with a bit of cash to upgrade a nice gun, so your not in the back. Once the game starts, the suspense awaits as the players scatter to the front to wait for the zombies. After all, Kills really do mean a lot in this game. So once the music gets real intense, and you hear the moaning of the zombies, things get intense. Waves and waves of zombies come at you as the easy-to-use F key makes you aim at the zombies and shoot them at the same time. You can use your mouse for more accurate, and even deadly, shots. At one point of the game, a boss comes out, which has much, much more health, and you must work with your team to defeat it and survive.

The style is great, the interface and controls are smooth and simple to use, but the only reason this doesn't get a 10 is because the game uses too many keys and depends on a help file, and even I get lost in a bit of them. But this earns a 9, trust me.

Presentation: 7

The Presentation is quite... crappy if you don't mind my language. The first time I step into a game, Its just a picture and some typical music really. Once you get in the game, its a different story, but some icons are extremely common and are used widespread among the byond developers. A help file also helps you how to play the game. All In all, the game talks for itself, but the game just looks a little like a typical un-professional byond game.

Although, the game itself definitely makes up most of that. I mean, Wouldn't a zombie survival game get more Presentation the better the game play looks?

Originality: 7.5

The game is original. It's system is also original. Theres not many other games that use this system as well. This isn't perfect though because Round Based Survival isn't such a new concept to our players.

I would have to mark this down to a 7.5, because I think a 9 is a little tad too much for a...

Quote on Quote Typical Zombie Game.

Criticism-on-Criticism. You never know when it hits you.

Overall: 7.75

The game is good, and its a must play for a fan of byond action. Its nothing like a good Reanimated Corpse-cheese to light up while actually having a cause, which is living. This game mostly speaks for itself, and there is hardly any glitches or bugs of sort.

Great Game to play, basically. Definitely a try if you are a die-hard zombie action shooter fan.

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For all the comments below, I have tidied up the counters. I've realized I'd put Originality a little too high. See the Second paragraph of the review.
I would have to disagree with this review entirely.

REO2, is far too outdated and clunky to consider an Overall of "8", let alone it's fan-made of a true copyrighted series, so in my best opinion, it shouldn't be allowed higher than a 5 at most for Originality.
I have to agree with Maximus.
Very good review and its totally agreeable.
This was my very first game on Byond that I was hooked on for about a month. I agree with this.

-UPD4T3
The gameplay should be lower. All you do is sit on a barricade and press F.
always interesting to see reviews and the comments lol, the game has changed a lot since 2 months ago seeing how it now has mission based modes and the ability to customize and make your own maps for them, only reason is clunky is haven't really focused on improving help files and such, been focusing entirely on the cpu mechanics that make the whole game work, after all nobody wants to play a game that lags like shit all the time, but in the future the game itself will be much more improved on the presentation aspects, but for now just gonna be fixing and improving game play mechanics. btw i wouldn't say its a game based on kills it was meant to be a game based on teamwork you earn so much more when standing by a partner and just backing each other up, but yea everyone wants to be rambo.
He disses the presentation, but he gives it a seven? What?
I haven't played REO in awhile now, so I really can't comment about the updated version but I do agree that the originality should be quite lower. The system is completely original although the concept isn't, it's round based zombie killing, still note I'm judging on what I've played awhile back so this might not even be a valid point.
Maximus_Alex2003 wrote:
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{}> REO2, is far too outdated and clunky to consider an Overall of "8", let alone it's fan-made of a true copyrighted series, so in my best opinion, it shouldn't be allowed higher than a 5 at most for Originality. <{}

The thing is, Most games out there are fan-made, and alot of fans out there love to play games like these. Ofcourse it is clunky and outdated, but thats what makes it truly retro-style, and a fun game altogether.

More then 75% Of games out there are fan-made of true copyright games, series, movies, and other such things, and marking a game down for being the same is... Unsportsmanlike.

KershiVelix wrote:
{}> He disses the presentation, but he gives it a seven? What? <{}

I gave it a seven because the help file and the picture at login seems to make it umprofessional, but the game itself makes up for it, Alot.
GameMaster85 wrote:
Maximus_Alex2003 wrote:
{}> I would have to disagree with this review entirely. <{}
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{}> REO2, is far too outdated and clunky to consider an Overall of "8", let alone it's fan-made of a true copyrighted series, so in my best opinion, it shouldn't be allowed higher than a 5 at most for Originality. <{}

The thing is, Most games out there are fan-made, and alot of fans out there love to play games like these. Ofcourse it is clunky and outdated, but thats what makes it truly retro-style, and a fun game altogether.

More then 75% Of games out there are fan-made of true copyright games, series, movies, and other such things, and marking a game down for being the same is... Unsportsmanlike.

KershiVelix wrote:
{}> He disses the presentation, but he gives it a seven? What? <{}

I gave it a seven because the help file and the picture at login seems to make it umprofessional, but the game itself makes up for it, Alot.

It doesn't matter if most games are fan-game, it's this game you are reviewing and this game I am disagreeing with upon your review.
Clunky and outdated is not the same as retro-style. The game is fun for at most 20 minutes before you become bored of the Single-Button E-Z spam. Most players just quit and play something more entertaining, other players stay around and roleplay or try to collect the most weapons/cash. Other than that, that is all you can do in the whole scheme of the game.

No, originality means originality, it doesn't mean "original to the series it's based off of" it means "the game is it's own masterpiece" so to speak. Darker Emerald did not create 1/2 the game concepts, the names, the information so roughly 1/2 of the game is not even his, making 1/2 of the game not original. The only original logical thing is he made it a video game instead of a movie.

The presentation is not pretty. It's very ugly, the graphics within the game are too far apart it's as if 100 artists collaborated on it and didn't share any knowledge with the other before publish date.

The controls are very simple. You press a single button and you win. That's it.

The interface is far from polished.
Don't get me started on the lack of polished login-system.

At the very most, I would give REO2 a 2 for Presentation, 3 for Originality, 1 for Gameplay, and 2 for Average. Why? Because it's another Naruto/Bleach/DragonballZ rip except you add in zombies.
Maximus_Alex2003 wrote:
... Because it's another Naruto/Bleach/DragonballZ rip except you add in zombies.

Care to back that statement up? What game is it a rip of, exactly?

Whether or not the game is "good" is up for argument, but you're just trolling or flame-baiting when you start calling it a rip.

As for originality in video games, I like to look at it from more of a gameplay/mechanic perspective. There's nothing wrong (morally, legally is another issue) with basing your game in an already developed world. Just think of all the games based in Greek mythology. We stand on the shoulders of giants, as the metaphor goes.

If he didn't develop the world the game is based in, don't critique it. Instead, focus on critiquing the parts that he did create.
It's not a rip as so much content as we usually refer to (icons, programming, etc.) it is a rip of ideas, characters, and the overall concept. I do agree that this game provides nothing original or fresh, and if we did critique what he did create it wouldn't really be an overall originality. The icons are poorly created or rather poorly presented and the gameplay is non-stop zombie killing played in rounds.

Although there is nothing wrong basing your review on something that is already developed, it makes the review a lot more poor and the game a lot worse especially when you consider that the main things on a review are originality, presentation, and gameplay which the bolded parts are highly affected by it being a rip.
DarkCampainger wrote:
Care to back that statement up? What game is it a rip of, exactly?

The quality is exactly the same as any Anime rip. Stand there for 2 hours holding one single button.

Instead, focus on critiquing the parts that he did create.

Which is exactly what I had done. Instead of assuming I am "trolling", stop doing it yourself and read.
I seriously think that people reading these reviews need to learn and understand the meanings of the words:
'Opinion'
And
'Voicing ones opinion'

Just because someone wrote that REO2 is the greatest masterpiece that ever existed, does not mean that it is fact. It is their opinion. And just because someone disagrees with it, doesn't mean it's the worst game either. Again, it's their opinion. Stop acting like children, don't start flame wars over words with little meaning to you.