23 comments Everything will be fire. Like RDR2 provides the motivation for the events of RDR1, and so it lets you reflect and appreciate RDR1 more when you think back on it. Koles. John had his family at stake so he couldnt exactly be going around having fun moments with Lenny. View Entire Discussion (17 Comments) Ability to surrender mid fight with the law, unlike that … Well, I don’t know that I agree that 1 is better, but yeah, I agree with you that Arthur is a plot device to tell the story of the gang’s downfall and John’s escape, setting up the first game. 2 improved in pretty much every way so which one you like more is really just personal preference, but you can't say 1 is objectively better than 2. RDR2 is literally on-rail in terms of its mission design, the gameplay loop is bland and the control is garbage. I just bought rdr1 game of the year edition from ebay for like 10 bucks after pulling my old ps3 out of storage. Member. Oct 25, 2017 9,143. I think rdr1 had characters that were just as well written, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the reddeadredemption community. Infinite duels. still, rdr has some great one-liners. I dont want to start any arguments, but im just genuinely interested and hopeful that others feel the same way, and that im not just crazy in thinking the first game is better. Especially in the context of time period it was released, RDR2 felt really underwhelming and dated in its game design. Most of the tie-ins are callbacks and … The ten-year time jump backward from RDR1 to RDR2 introduces us to a very young Jack, who’s only a child being raised by the Van der Linde Gang at the time. IMO rdr2 is a much more layered and multidimensional game than rdr1 and although my addictive/compulsiveness is fighting how much more of an odyssey it is to get through this, i am savoring it. Banned. Though if we're only talking about main plots of the main games then RDR2 - W3's … >> "Can GTA6 be better than RDR2" The answer should obviously be yes. Windu. one of my favorite comments that reyes says to john while riding to a mission is: american is a land of immigrants that hates foreigners. General; Members; Joined: 11/15/2005; 17,033 Share; Posted November 24, 2018. Aside from that I just feel that focusing on John alone made for a much more interesting story. Ash_735. DukeBobby. RDR2's a much bigger one than RDR1, even if you include Undead Nightmare as well, so there's that... for me it's: RDR1+UN (combined) > RDR2 > RDR1 > UN tbh, every R* game had a great soundtrack in its own right, pretty much because they know how the capture the vibe of the setting, rather than include popular hits.. 2 I agree with UN being the weakest of the link in the grand scale, however … Ive always thought this about rdr 2 map. But I've always thought John was the better protagonist. RJX74 556 Posted March 25, 2019. Biggest flaw is the forced travel time, and dated "character prompt" mission structure. Rdr2 does a lot of things better. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. Faster horses24. I thinks thats why I enjoyed the epilogue so much. More activities, such as horseshoes, nightwatch or Liar's Dice. Mafia 1 was real mature sandbox/linear crime drama set in city. You're more invested in RDR1 because its been apart of your life for 10 years whereas RDR2 hasn't even been a year. It's more immersive and allows a lot of well-written, round characters. If I was to point out things that make RDR2 better for me specifically, it would be: - Huge and more diverse map. > Ok, guys, by facts, I DO NOT mean Metacritic scores. RDR1 seemed to have much more "just go have some fun" moments in it than 2 does. Member. As for the graphics, gameplay, etc... Of course they're all improvements, it was created almost 10 years ago haha. Though I guess it worked well enough for RDR1’s online component. When I booted up rdr1, despite the clunky controls and the obviously terrible graphics for this day in age, I couldnt help but feel 'back at home' whereas in RDR2 i didnt have the same feeling of being completely invested in the world. Though I guess it worked well enough for RDR1’s online component. Oct 25, 2017 54,190. Something about John's story is just way more interesting for me than Arthurs. In RDR2 everything feels more close together for some reason. User Info: lazygurl. No shaking reticule in free aim, which allows you to be more precise in Free Aim mode. RDR1 was much better than RDR2. Yeah, Like i've said. I loved the game, but upon multiple play throughs I've seen that it has a lot of pit falls in terms of interesting content. Want To Become A Member Of The TagBackTV Community? my subreddits. Originally Answered: Is there anything in Red Dead Redemption that is still better than its sequel? it's like the least heroic thing i've ever seen a game protagonist ever do. Cutter De Blanc. You're not a tank and can die easily25. edit subscriptions. lazygurl 2 years ago #1. The guns are just better. From dusty desert to lush green meadows and snow. But now on my third playthrough there are clear slow downs and chapters that feel completely unnecessary and take away from the story (Like when u go to that island - forget the name lol). OrfeasD 57 minutes ago #44. DRzCalderon 2 years ago #1. User Info: rockabilly_man. Oct 25, 2017 6,544. Is technically the better game far more things to do. But I did enjoy RDR1 more and found it's story and mission design better and … i finished 1 recently and i can say that 1 was the better game in almost all aspects.the pacing was ten times better than rdr2, the gameplay wasn't a total slog and the side characters were way more interesting than what i encountered in rdr2.undead nightmare was pretty fun too. RDR2 is a visually fantastic game that has lost a bit of the charm and innocence that RDR1 had (remember the herding cattle etc) and it has lost the sting from its storytelling department. And im not really sure what u mean by 'Arthur is an open world". saying that's what they expected. - Elaboration of … Dead eye is easier to use32. RDR2 has another great immersive story. RDR1 Music . I love Arthur and all, he's great, but hes missing something, Story wise in my opinion rdr1 has a better story than rdr2. In my opinion I think that RDR2 and GTA6 will be marginally different in terms of their actual direction so I think it's unfair to compare them unless you're going solely off the basis that they're open world games but it's inevitable that people will discuss if one is better than the other so whatever. Getting Drunk is insanely fun28. RDR1's Physics in gunplay is better than RDR2. Member. If it does, then RDR2 becomes my favourite game, RDR1 my second, and MGS1 my third. Almost cry . Dec 25, 2019 1,640. with Rockstar Games, i just dont care about the story. seems like they love … Playing as an Animal: The Model Swap mod allows Arthur to play as any animal and a variety of NPCs in the RDR2 world. A subreddit for Rockstar's critically acclaimed open-world Western game Red Dead Redemption, its prequel Red Dead Redemption 2, and its online multiplayer Red Dead Online. The epilogue was a complete waste of … Overall, in my opinion, RDR2 is better than RDR due to its level of detail, and because of the atmosphere of the game world. ElephantShell 10,000,000. ElephantShell 10,000,000. May 22, 2018 2,630 5,848 480. Is technically the better game far more things to do. Everything will be fire. First, I might not be all that accurate, because I didn’t play all of the games you mention. RDR1 has far better gameplay, mission design and player agency. User Info: DRzCalderon. Never finished it. And I'm basing the "GTA, but horses" theory on seeing people on the RDR2 board, on reddit, etc. Dec 25, 2019 1,640. RDR2 was too redundant, the controls leave much to be desired, and the plot gets pretty stale by the end. Other studios take note and spend a little longer on your games and you might get a little bit closer to that! I didn't have any such issue with any of the songs in RDR2 - though I like some better than others, I really like them all. So I’m just going to use my general knowledge about those. Install Music from RDR1: Want to feel a bit nostalgic? I couldn't believe how archaic RDR2 felt in comparison. I liked RDR1 more than rdr2 and I didn't finish deathstranding, so I don't know if it gets any better. Naturally, they have to leave him a bit ambiguous so the story works with whatever you choose. I prefer the first one in all honesty think its because i played it when i was younger maybe, thoughts? I liked RDR1 more than rdr2 and I didn't finish deathstranding, so I don't know if it gets any better. United We Stand; Together, We Fall; Members; Joined: 10/25/2007; 556 Share; Posted March 25, 2019 (edited) RDR1 for me. I liked the main game more most of the time. Jul 23, 2020 #3 Nah. Sens-Hangar_18 2 years ago #3. Overall, in my opinion, RDR2 is better than RDR due to its level of detail, and because of the atmosphere of the game world. Oct 27, 2017 20,399. There's a certain magic to it that I honestly can't explain. RDR1 was also better than GTA so i assume RDR2 is also better than any GTA too mainly for western setting. NPC behaviour, take a look at shopkeepers and what they do at night in RDR2 or just during the day in general; always stay in the store whereas in RDR1 they actually go outside. Loved RDR but RDR2 is better in every aspect. Revolvers do appropriate damage26. I also like Abigail way way better than I did in RDR1. … So, no, not pulling s*** out of my "butt," as you suspect. The Red Dead Redemption One Sound Files mod enables you to pipe in the soundtrack from RDR1. Reactions: CatLady and MrS. Phunkydiabetic Member. IMO dialogues in RDR1 are more meaningful. I might go back and beat rdr2 when it drops in price. The comparison is mind blowing. Aside from maybe the herding missions early on, rdr1 for me just has way more enjoyable missions (the bonnie hanging??!!?). Jan 8, 2012 1,166 1,574 810 Canada. RDR2 is an amazingly well made game I just lost Interest doing things in it whereas rdr1 I beat fully and still played that game for months on end. Mafia 1 was real mature sandbox/linear crime drama set in city. Chapter 1 is analogous to bonnies farm in rdr1 in the way that it feels like a tutorial. I have to assume that once RDR2 Online launches that this area will start to become more … We know how New Austin is supposed to look/be in 1911 (thanks, RDR1), and one would think that 4 short years earlier would not see so many differences. lol. RDR1 vs RDR2: Better story? I think you must have started the journey with rdr to fully appreciate it. Member. Member. Apr 20, 2020 #29 Red Dead. Both games have pros and cons when it comes to story in my opinion, but the first game's is more touching. Red dead Redemption was a good game and still largely holds up. Everything that held it together. On the whole I'd say RDR is better than RDR2. I just feel that there were a lot of times in rdr2 where the game slows down to a crawl and missions feel kinda boring. Better than RDR2? And I mean, those who did play rdr1 meant that the ending of rdr2 was very very predictable and maybe even unsatisfying depending on who you ask i suppose.... Plus, I felt like there were way too many characters shoved in your face at once in rdr2, that i had a really hard time knowing who the hell everyone was talking about during the game (aside from the guys in the first game). Want To Become A Member Of The TagBackTV Community? But characterization in RDR2 puts RDR1 to shame. Apr 20, 2020 #62 DukeBobby said: RDR2 has its … When I played through the game for the first time (rdr2) I loved every second of it. Member. It's also not just for the Xbox 360. Try to lasso an alligator in RDR2 and you'll see what I mean. Rdr2 does a lot of things better. Cutter De Blanc. Just hopped on the good old rdr1 today and was amazed at how much better it is in some aspects than rdr2. Though he isn’t actually present for as much of RDR1, John talks about him frequently, and … if i did buy it, i probably wouldnt play beyond chapter 3, just ride around and enjoy the open world for 20 hours and sell the game lol. Still deciding, though I said RDR2 on the poll. Member. Nostalgia, RDR1 is great for its time. Outfits system. Both games have pros and cons when it comes to story in my opinion, but the first game's is more touching. OrfeasD 57 minutes ago #44. Only applies to patched RDR2 game: Proper EndGame/Epilogue, no visual DownGrades and missing textures. Dec 6, 2020 #55 Arthur's character is the only thing that made me push through RDR2's uninspiring gameplay. Jan 14, 2019 #41 It is … There seems to be this lack of fluidity and consistent reaction from enemies when shooting them in RDR2. If it does, then RDR2 becomes my favourite game, RDR1 my second, and MGS1 my third. ReShade: If … Aside from the fact that RDR2 is objectively better in different aspects like gameplay, graphics, controls, customisations etc, what are your guys thoughts subjectively? they have more impact. Nov 27, 2019 @ 10:57pm From what I heard, there were rumors that rdr1 code was so janky that it was down impossible to port it. I did not cry when Arthur died. I think both stories are equally good but the ending in the first game made me cry. In my opinion I think that RDR2 and GTA6 will be marginally different in terms of their actual direction so I think it's unfair to compare them unless you're going solely off the basis that they're open world games but it's inevitable that people will discuss if one is better than the other so whatever. Edited January 8, 2019 by Nutduster. I think we both went into RDR2 expecting RDR1, but better. lazygurl 2 years ago #1. Earth is the melting pot of the universe - Doom Eternal. Apr 20, 2020 #61 RDR2 has its issues, particularly with the mission design, but it doesn't actively insult your intelligence like Death Stranding's story and terrible dialogue do. RJX74. RDR1 was much better than RDR2. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. Every RDR1 npc has a name. A lot of the smaller side narratives in W3 also have better story telling than RDR2 but on a much smaller scale. By todays standard RDR2 is definitely the better game from a technical and gameplay perspective. john just rides up, starts talking, and then gets shot full of holes without even drawing his gun. RDR2 is so tedious and often boring to play that it is a huge letdown. Cookies help us deliver our Services. 9 Link to post Share on other sites. I mean I didnt even realise Saadie was the girl u saved at the beginning because if u forget her name at the start she ends up as a completely different character. And i feel because of this, John is just so much more of a compelling character, and now having his backstory in rdr2, and showing how he grew to become a family man, it makes him that much more interesting. The only thing better in RDR2 is the tech and story, that's about it. Flashpoints in games should really pop profoundly with the player and should do so organically. Would've been nice for John to talk more about the men and women he called family for years. DRzCalderon 1 year ago #1 It’s unfortunate that Rockstar could not replicate the same Euphoria engine they had in RDR1 for RDR2. RDR2 has better graphics, better writing, more variety, a more detailed world, better combat design but despite all that I think I still preferred RDR for whatever reason. There is interview somewhere floating around that they would like to have it for pc but it's not really viable. 23. I ended Arthur's story with high honor. It's got all the variety in a map to keep me entertained. RDR2 does this just right. What do you think? Its fantastic. Click Here! Oh and I thought Dutch was an awfully written character and dragged down the narrative a lot. I've been playing it … Saloon brawls dont give you wanted level29. Oct 25, 2017 6,544. Because I know I did, and I can say with certainty it's a better game than the first Redemption. But it is quite flat not very deep. GTAV and RDR2 may be the best open world eye candy but as far as fun gameplay goes San Andreas and RDR1 were both better IMO. Ability to surrender mid fight with the law, unlike that short amount of time you have to surrender in RDR2. Pretty amazing that Rockstar could create such a compelling character in Arthur under those circumstances, isn’t it, though? This question is also kinda … yeah thats the vibe i get. Hearts of Stone on its own is better than RDR2 and W3's main plot combined and Blood and Wine isn't far behind. RDR2 was okay but not GOTY — RDR1 wasn’t either but it was definitely up there and a better game. This differs for me in rdr1 where I just felt that every mission was either giving u a real insight into John's past that we didnt really know at the time, building a relationship with another interesting and unique character etc. I had more fun with rdr1 though. Because I know I did, and I can say with certainty it's a better game than the first Redemption. In rdr2 you shoot a guy 5 times and he shrugs it off. Less annoying witness system, overall it's better in RDR2, but I don't remember being wanted in RDR1 for "breaking the peace" or "unarmed assault" which is kinda annoying as it makes messing around in towns less fun. Also, the story in RDR2 really just pushes you to stay in the story and not go off and play. #6. I didn't have any such issue with any of the songs in RDR2 - though I like some better than others, I really like them all. Yeah in RDR2 the story isn't centered all around the protagonist. Arthur WAS the gang. The sudden changes from bayou to forest to plains to snow is too drastic for me. … The landscape in RDR1 really seems to flow together nicely whereas in RDR2 there are fairly drastic changes in landscape in certain places. Dever. Personally, I disliked Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk is already outstaying its welcome. I'm just sad that RDR2's events aren't brought up because of the obvious fact that it didn't exist yet. Nov 14, … User Info: … Great looking game but the game play is very shallow for something so detailed. Its more of a nostalgia thing at that point in my opinion. There are aspects from rdr1 I think should have returned in rdr2 and could be added in future DLC or updates (more duels, higher payment for bounties, nightwatch, horsebreaking jobs, buffalo rifle, Mexico, outfits with chalenges for unlocking and benfits for wearing them, bounties that pay more if they are alive, trains in blackwater/manzanita, thieves' landing, rathskeller fork, plainview, days of the week, previous bounties escaping from jail, gang/law enfocement outfits, liar's dice, horseshoes, online mode without micro-transactions, singleplayer DLC, baits apearing on your minimap, player not being a tank man that can take 300 bullets, riding random animals (just for fun as they were quite unbalanced), safehouses, snowy tall trees (maybe just in the fall and winter in rdo), high stakes gambling) and there are aspects from rdr2 that could be in a future rdr1 remake (more NPC interactions, better duels, unique bounties and random events, taking the bounties' body to the sheriff if they are dead, NPCs that are not just 30 models repeating troughout the world, more detailed schedules for NPCs, fences, trappers, butchers, stables, public hangings, pelt system, more detailed horses, subtitles, translation to languages that are not just spanish and french, ranch jobs, tracking animals, temperature system, weight system, growing your magnificent beird, cores, player stamina, more shows in theaters, mixing clothing to make your own outfit, amulets and trinkets, bow, getting dirty, the world changing between the main story and the epilogue, snowy christmas, realistic damage to the environment, inasane graphics), More posts from the reddeadredemption community. I love height in maps and being up in the mountains or being at the bottom of a mountain and looking up is impressive. 1 Link to post Share on other sites. I just bought rdr1 game of the year edition from ebay for like 10 bucks after pulling my old ps3 out of storage. RDR1's Physics in gunplay is better than RDR2. Your ResetEra Games of the Decade Awards (2010-2019) results are now live! There's some characters who are introduced into RDR2 as minor characters but they are major characters in RDR1, and so following their story in RDR2 is interesting because you know where they end up for RDR1. I'm leaning towards RDR2 on a technical level, plus I like the whole gang aspect of it. RDR1 having much better gunplay, important features like infinite bounty missions, NPC's reacting rude or kindly at Marston or getting different random events depending of his honor and other cool stuff like cheating at poker, drunk ragdoll physics or shove animations made RDR1 for me more fun than RDR2. Reshade . Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. 1 Link to post Share on other sites. Sub Boss. Hardest man on gameFAQs. Photo: NexusMods . Almost cry. yeah thats the vibe i get. Overall, New Austin in RDR2 feels like it fits better in 1899 than 1907. EVERY single one35. In rdr2 you can have 99 tonics for health/deadeye/stamina33. I don't find Jack so annoying … saying that's what they expected. What many people loved about RDR , the story and characters, practically was forgotten in RDR2. The game should have been a lot better than it was, and it's a shame. Oct 25, 2017 9,143. #5. And I'm basing the "GTA, but horses" theory on seeing people on the RDR2 board, on reddit, etc. Pretty sure you do more horse riding in RDR2 than you do walking in DS . I think we both went into RDR2 expecting RDR1, but better. 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