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Is Guerrilla Bob more strategic and laidback than Minigore?

02-04-2010, 11:35 PM
#1
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Is Guerrilla Bob more strategic and laidback than Minigore?

I like Minigore, but I'm getting kind of sick of it to be honest. I don't like the cycle of running around in a panic and shooting all the monsters around me every round. 8,000 kills in and I'm getting kind of tired of it already.

Guerrilla Bob I've heard is a twin-stick shooter as well, but it seems like there may be more to it than just mindless running and gunning. It seems like there are actual levels to navigate, and maybe even a fun little story thrown in there.

If nothing else, it looks like there is some more tactical stuff involved, in dodging bullets and such. It looks like it is a bit more varied than Minigore, and possibly a better buy overall.

So this leads me into my question: Is Guerrilla Bob worth getting if I don't enjoy the repetitiveness of Minigore? Is it more varied and strategic than Minigore?

Also, are there ever huge numbers of enemies to defeat all at once?
02-05-2010, 12:00 AM
#2
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 2,585
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Originally Posted by MasterChief3624 View Post
I like Minigore, but I'm getting kind of sick of it to be honest. I don't like the cycle of running around in a panic and shooting all the monsters around me every round. 8,000 kills in and I'm getting kind of tired of it already.

Guerrilla Bob I've heard is a twin-stick shooter as well, but it seems like there may be more to it than just mindless running and gunning. It seems like there are actual levels to navigate, and maybe even a fun little story thrown in there.

If nothing else, it looks like there is some more tactical stuff involved, in dodging bullets and such. It looks like it is a bit more varied than Minigore, and possibly a better buy overall.

So this leads me into my question: Is Guerrilla Bob worth getting if I don't enjoy the repetitiveness of Minigore? Is it more varied and strategic than Minigore?

Also, are there ever huge numbers of enemies to defeat all at once?
Err... yes and no, it's different enough that you'll still probably enjoy it a fair bit even if you're bored of Minigore.

They're both worth owning, but I've not really played Guerilla Bob that much after beating the campaign mode.

Ultimately, I think you should buy it, it's good, but I do still feel like Minigore is more... addictive? Entertaining? it's difficult to explain.

Games I have beta tested: Minigore, Cogs, Guerilla Bob, Above and Beyond: Air Combat, Baseball Superstars 2010, 33rd Division, Cash Machine, 5 star General, Flick Football... Possibly some other ones I;ve forgotten

Last edited by Hmar9333; 02-05-2010 at 12:02 AM.

02-05-2010, 12:00 AM
#3
I find Guerrilla Bob to have no goal, no point, and it's also boring on hard/easy mode. There's alot of flaws and it definately isn't better than minigore as far as playability and dual stick shooters go. Honestly I wouldn't suggest it.
02-05-2010, 12:31 AM
#4
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Originally Posted by merkamerka View Post
I find Guerrilla Bob to have no goal, no point, and it's also boring on hard/easy mode. There's alot of flaws and it definately isn't better than minigore as far as playability and dual stick shooters go. Honestly I wouldn't suggest it.
I have to agree with this. I felt I got my money worth. After beating the game and playing survival a few times... well...umm...other than I enjoyed the appearance by John Gore thats really it.

Minigore in its own right is better (for me at least) is simple, funny, great artwork, gives a since of accomplishment with constant characters to unlock, established, addictive, and straight to the point.

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02-05-2010, 12:44 AM
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ep4 will change your opinion on minigore getting boring
guerilla bob is good, but its not much of a strategic game, minigore is more strategic. you cant really 'lay back' in either game but if you had to choose one it would be minigore. guerilla bob is good dont get me wrong, but i think minigore is better. if your willing to spend the money tho you may as well buy it
02-05-2010, 12:57 AM
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Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Australia, mate!
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Originally Posted by MasterChief3624 View Post
I like Minigore, but I'm getting kind of sick of it to be honest. I don't like the cycle of running around in a panic and shooting all the monsters around me every round. 8,000 kills in and I'm getting kind of tired of it already.

Guerrilla Bob I've heard is a twin-stick shooter as well, but it seems like there may be more to it than just mindless running and gunning. It seems like there are actual levels to navigate, and maybe even a fun little story thrown in there.

If nothing else, it looks like there is some more tactical stuff involved, in dodging bullets and such. It looks like it is a bit more varied than Minigore, and possibly a better buy overall.

So this leads me into my question: Is Guerrilla Bob worth getting if I don't enjoy the repetitiveness of Minigore? Is it more varied and strategic than Minigore?

Also, are there ever huge numbers of enemies to defeat all at once?
That's because Minigore is old and you've played it to death, while Guerilla Bob is new.
02-05-2010, 01:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Random_Guy View Post
That's because Minigore is old and you've played it to death, while Guerilla Bob is new.
I haven't played it to death.. I just downloaded it back when Episode 3 came out, and didn't start playing "heavily" until just a couple weeks ago, and I've only logged maybe an hour or so, probably less.
02-05-2010, 01:21 AM
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you wont enjoy guerrilla bob much more than minigore imo
02-05-2010, 01:42 AM
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Hm.. all right. Well thank you very much for the input, everyone

I will hold off on it. Maybe if my friend gets it I'll try it out, but I'll definitely hold off on getting it for the time being.

Any more input?
02-05-2010, 10:49 AM
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Joined: Dec 2009
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i only play minigore when updates come out it seems then i burn my self out on it. not sure where all the hate is coming from bob aint that abd and worth the couple bucks to buy it. shrugs.. you can have them both. you will not go to game hell for sucha thing.

chris.