Hitman, and the Art of Repetition | Game Maker's Toolkit


You’ll probably suck at Hitman when you first play it. But that’s okay: the game makes deft use of repetition to turn you into a master player, and close the skill gap between you and protagonist Agent 47.

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Games shown in this episode (in order of appearance):

Hitman (iO Interactive, 2016)
Batman: Arkham Knight (Rocksteady Studios, 2015)
Mirror’s Edge (EA DICE, 2008)
Red Dead Redemption (Rockstar San Diego, 2010)
Dark Souls III (From Software, 2016)

Music used in this episode:

Thoughts Alive, animeistrash
Runaway, animeistrash
Syrup, animeistrash
Thoughts Alive, animeistrash
Syrup, animeistrash

animeistrash – Thoughts Alive

Other credits

TheKotti – “HITMAN – Sapienza Chain Explosion”

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  1. Your channel is soooooooooooo under appreciated!
    It is so nicely done… everything!

    I have learned so much. Thank you!

    Hands on to you and wish you all the best!

    Just wanted to let this out.

  2. Being a long time fan, I have to say that this is one of your better episodes. Distilled, focused and informative, it´s always a pleasure to watch your episodes 🙂

  3. Not calling the elusive targets out for the anti-consumer, foma abusing marketing mechanic they are was a bit dissappointing. Overall a nice analysis of what makes the hitman franchise so great.

  4. I remember how disappointed I was with Hitman after I beat it. Like that’s it? Then I started replaying it and doing escalations and contracts and I can officially say I have more hours in this over the past 4 years then all my other games combined.

  5. I remember before I bought this game I played the first mission on the ship (which was free) again and again until I beat every single challenge including the one where you beat the level, never get spotted, never have a body spotted, all while never changing outfit

  6. Great analysis! I'm playing Hitman for the first time now, and it's definitely that 'Groundhog Day' aspect of the series that keeps me engrossed. With each level, you really are learning every aspect of an entire little 'world' throughout one extended 'day' or moment in time – and that knowledge does end up making you a kind of minor 'god'…just like Groundhog Day!

  7. Good for you man.. I never wanted to try a level the second time. I've never played a Hitman level, the second time. I dunno why but I didn't feel the need to replay it not even once

  8. Hitman has become easier and easier and Am I the only one who thinks hitman has become easier than it's previous game, comon try playing hitman code name 47 and silent assassin , blood money on hard level , I played all the hitman game and feels good on it's difficult gameplay and using my own technique to kill my target

  9. Oh! so THIS is how you play hitman! I thought that the missions were supposed to be one-and-done and when i played the "Sierra Knox" mission, after i killed them both, I tried to escape via the helicopter on top of the building. I shit you not, i killed E V E R Y O N E in the building, and then barely climbed into the helicopter and escaped. After that i have sworn to never play hitman again, but turns out… i was playing it wrong!!!

  10. In Hitman Observance and Planning is the Key.. Never Rush to Kill.. Observe.. Identify the weak spots.. Spots to kill targets unnoticed.. It takes Hell lot of time.. but that is the essence of being a Mastermind in Hitman.. Hitman isn't made to Finish.. it's made to Master the Art of Stealth.

  11. It only got repetitive because you didn't the sandbox to your disposal enough. You didn't do the little side missions that equal the methods to completing an objective.

  12. I’m absolutely terrible at combat systems in games (can’t remember and coordinate button commands at all) but I’ve always wanted to try something like this. Maybe I’ll give it a go now…!

  13. Some of the levels i never even played before, first time playing Marrakesh and i got a silent assassin rank with 5 stars, i felt so proud of that moment

  14. This video makes the game seem amazing
    But the only drawback is the stupid NPCs of this game
    Like you can kill a target like intended to and the Guards or any other NPC will walk by them like nothing happened

  15. If someone wants to see how amazing you can be at this game with repetition , just watch StealthGamerBR's videos on YouTube. Seriously, Hitman and Hitman 2 are my favourite stealth games of this generation.


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