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Old 10-05-07, 09:17 AM   #1
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Default so whats bad abt Lair??

I finally rented Lair and played through the tutorial mission. Maybe its too early but I was sitting there thinking, man every flying game should implement these controls. It felt so much better to me. And I am a person that absolutely hates flight games. Games like crimson skies, blazing angels have given me so much frustration, I had considered giving up video gaming. In fact I havent yet been able to beat the Ace Combat 6 demo.Thats how bad I am. But Lair seems like a breath of fresh air...
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Old 10-05-07, 09:19 AM   #2
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Default Re: so whats bad abt Lair??

I received Lair from gamefly last week. Played through the first 5 missions so far. If anything is wrong with the game, it's definitely not the controls for me. I have no problem doing what I want to do in the game.
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Old 10-05-07, 03:24 PM   #3
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Yeah, I bought it and played until mission 5 (because of homework ) I'm liking it alot. The control is great, and it does take a bit of while to get used to it. Otherwise everything is great. Graphics is impressive.
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Old 10-06-07, 10:48 PM   #4
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Default Re: so whats bad abt Lair??

I enjoyed the game, it was a good rental, not too sure if I'd buy it tho.
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Old 10-07-07, 05:24 PM   #5
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yeah they more I am playing it, the more I like it...but not gonna buy it for sure!!
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Old 10-11-07, 04:40 PM   #6
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I just read you can play this game on the psp through remoteplay...is that true? anybody tried it yet...thats cool if it can be done!!!

most of complaints are abt mission 5 where it seems its frustrating to catch those rhino creatures...is it true??? I am sure these reviewers are seasoned gamers who are good at games...so if they say its tough, shouldnt there be some truth to it?
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Old 10-11-07, 04:47 PM   #7
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the game was pretty easy. I think the hardest part was finding the water on that one mission
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Old 10-11-07, 05:19 PM   #8
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I just read you can play this game on the psp through remoteplay...is that true? anybody tried it yet...thats cool if it can be done!!!
yeah its true. i only tried it once to check it out and it was a little harder to control.
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Old 12-01-07, 10:46 PM   #9
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Just rented this game and am on level 8.

I love the controls. So much more fun using the motion control than stick(via PSP). Really adds a sense of piloting a dragon.

Like the game a lot EXCEPT for one aspect of the game. Many missions or parts in the mission are timed. Defend object A and if you don't kill enough baddies quickly enough you fail. Or destroy object B but goof off fighting airborne enemies and you are teh suck.

Sure it makes the game more frantic but I really dislike not being able to enjoy the combat; always gotta rush rush rush...then level over.
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I finally rented Lair and played through the tutorial mission. Maybe its too early but I was sitting there thinking, man every flying game should implement these controls. It felt so much better to me. And I am a person that absolutely hates flight games. Games like crimson skies, blazing angels have given me so much frustration, I had considered giving up video gaming. In fact I havent yet been able to beat the Ace Combat 6 demo.Thats how bad I am. But Lair seems like a breath of fresh air...
I never played Lair, how's the controls compared to Warhawk's? I like flying games if I can use a joystick setup.
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Default Re: so whats bad abt Lair??

I posted a few long rants when the game came out, I rather enjoyed it. The controls were never a problem for me at all, but some of the other complaints like a lack of radar did get frustrating in the later missions.

Still, 4-somethings for the game were pretty sad, and with all this recent news about bought and paid for reviews, I'd say it's pretty clear Lair pissed someone off somewhere. It's no 9 out of 10 blockbuster but it's also no 4 out of 10 piece of trash.

Solid 7 and a fun game.
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Old 12-02-07, 08:35 PM   #12
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WTF?? You can play Lair through the PSP using remote play? I've NEVER heard of anything like that.

I'd buy the game just to check out that feature.

Don't buy it for remote play, rent it. Bird control is worse on PSP.



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