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Old 06-23-23, 10:27 AM
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Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)


I have been playing the early access version and I love it. Full release is coming out next week. There will also be a Switch release this year.
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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

IGN gave this a 9/10.
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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

That looks like fun. Hope it comes to the Switch soonish. I don't play games on our computer.
Old 06-28-23, 09:51 AM
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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

Full release is out today and it's on sale for $17.99 until July 5th.
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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

Started playing yesterday, itís great so far.
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Old 07-03-23, 08:11 PM
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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

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Started playing yesterday, itís great so far.
Iím going to start a new game Wednesday. I played it as far as I could go in early access. Iím looking forward to the complete game experience.
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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

I was intrigued until I saw it had boss battles like Zelda, too bad, I would have enjoyed the other aspects.
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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

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I was intrigued until I saw it had boss battles like Zelda, too bad, I would have enjoyed the other aspects.
They're pretty easy boss battles.
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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

Nah I was looking at the squid and it's like step 1 and step 2 and step 3 and if you mess up step 3 you have to do 1 and 2 again, etc.
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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

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Nah I was looking at the squid and it's like step 1 and step 2 and step 3 and if you mess up step 3 you have to do 1 and 2 again, etc.
It's really just swim up hit it in the eye. It'll knock you back. Swim back up and hit it in the eye. Do it three times. There's no game over. You get to restart until you beat them. I'm sure they'll have some god mode mods out soon.
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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

Deb is like “what’s easier than story mode?”
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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

The boss battles are incredibly easy and are not the point of the game (unlike something like Cuphead). The reason for this is that your oxygen meter is still running, which is essentially a timer and health meter in one, so they canít make it too complex.

The bosses can therefore be killed within a few minutes. What makes other boss fights hard is what makes these simple; thereís no wasting time on running away to stay safe or waiting a long time for a weak spot. They also give you extras of everything you need. It couldnít be any more hand holding.

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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

1 million copies sold in 10 days. https://www.ign.com/articles/steam-h...ies-in-10-days

I have been playing this whenever I have time. It's my favorite game in quite some time.
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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

I really hope this gets a Switch release at some point.
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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

Originally Posted by Noonan
I really hope this gets a Switch release at some point.
It says it's coming to the Switch later this year both above and in that article. I can't wait (figuratively. Literally, I obviously can).
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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

I played about 15 hours total on Monday and Tuesday while I was off work. It's great and they throw a lot of different game mechanics at you. If anyone needs any help with the game, feel free to post in this thread and I'll do my best to help you. There's not a lot of tips and tricks videos on YouTube right now.
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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

I'll grab this when it hits the Switch if they release it physically.
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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

Can I sell the random glass that I get? Or other things that donít have a purpose in crafting, or do they have some unknown use later? For example Iíve been selling the silver cups since they seem designed for selling only.

For the selling, I was in Resident Evil 4 mode saving everything to optimize things, but I realize thatís not necessary here.

Also, how do I specify what live fish goes to the farm vs what goes to the restaurant?
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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

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Can I sell the random glass that I get? Or other things that don’t have a purpose in crafting, or do they have some unknown use later? For example I’ve been selling the silver cups since they seem designed for selling only.

For the selling, I was in Resident Evil 4 mode saving everything to optimize things, but I realize that’s not necessary here.

Also, how do I specify what live fish goes to the farm vs what goes to the restaurant?
I'm in chapter 4 and I haven't used the flasks or silver cups. I sell them. The only thing that goes to the farm is fish roe which will hatch into live fish. As far as I know any fish that you catch will go to the restaurant for meat.

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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

PC Gamer gave Dave the Diver a 91/100 https://www.pcgamer.com/dave-the-diver-review/

Here's another article from PC Gamer: Dave the Diver is exactly the kind of out-of-nowhere hit that makes gaming exciting https://www.pcgamer.com/dave-the-div..._medium=social

I really hope they get the Switch version out soon so more people can play it.
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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

I beat the main story tonight. I'm going to take a break for a few days and go back to try to catch all the fish.
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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

Same, beat it a few days ago but trying to get a few more things done, including training staff more.
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re: Dave The Diver (On PC now; on Switch 10/26/23)

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Same, beat it a few days ago but trying to get a few more things done, including training staff more.
Training the staff gets really expensive.
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Yeah itís a lot of money. I got every single staff member to level 14 and above, and also put the ďwrongĒ person at level 20, so there was a lot of sunk money and course correcting today.

I wrapped up some end game achievements today and have them all now except for the virtual pet one.

Enjoyed it a lot even after the campaign, and Iím still interested in playing more later. Hopefully thereís more content on the horizon, especially since the fish farm has two covered zones, which seems like a nice hint.
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bluetoast Did you find all the fish? I'm struggling to find one seahorse.

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