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>> No. 22461 Anonymous
22nd September 2018
Saturday 3:37 pm
22461 Dead Companies Tell No Tales
Telltale Games is laying off most of its staff, canceling upcoming games

>"Today Telltale Games made the difficult decision to begin a majority studio closure following a year marked by insurmountable challenges," Telltale said in a statement. "Telltale will issue further comments regarding its product portfolio in the coming weeks."

https://www.techradar.com/news/telltale-games-is-laying-off-most-of-its-staff-canceling-upcoming-games

RIP The Walking Dead Final Season.

What I think has probably happened here is they've overstretched themselves and people have become burnt out with the genre, there was a telltale game for every franchise going a few years ago. I bitter loss if you were invested in anything they've yet to finish though.
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>> No. 22478 Anonymous
27th September 2018
Thursday 4:39 pm
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>>22477

can't unionize if you don't have a job.

Nursing is also a much more niche skill, and the value dictated heavily by a nationalised industry, brain drain and retaining people trained specifically for that role. Where as care workers which are effectively unskilled nurses (so 'anyone can do it') frequently work absurd hours and get fuck all.
>> No. 22479 Anonymous
27th September 2018
Thursday 4:41 pm
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>>22477
>If they all unionise, companies have to recognise them; that's literally the point.
All the laws in the land won't save you from someone pointing a gun to your head.
>> No. 22480 Anonymous
27th September 2018
Thursday 5:18 pm
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>>22478
Care workers are unionised though, my mate is a support worker and he is in a union. He works mental shifts some weeks, granted.
>> No. 22485 Anonymous
15th October 2018
Monday 12:19 am
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The final episodes of TWD are being finished off by Skybound Games.
>> No. 22529 Anonymous
16th November 2018
Friday 1:15 am
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Proper dead and filing for Bankruptcy now.

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>> No. 22504 Anonymous
6th November 2018
Tuesday 8:10 pm
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I realise this might be a bit blasphemous, but can you lads please recommend a decent PC compatible gamepad? I had a Speedlink one from Maplin, but that was a bit erratic and has now fallen apart.
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>> No. 22515 Anonymous
7th November 2018
Wednesday 1:47 am
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As most have said, the Xbox controller is a great way to go, there's native support in most games and it works well on Windows for obvious reasons.

That being said I'm sure a PlayStation controller works too. What I'm trying to say is go for one of the controllers that a company spend millions designing and developing as the sole control input for their console, instead of a MadCatz abomination.
>> No. 22516 Anonymous
7th November 2018
Wednesday 1:52 am
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PS4 controllers are actually quite lovely, but I got mine for naff all so that's obviously a factor, and of course you need a bit of third party software to trick games into thinking it's an Xbox one. However, in terms of the hardware itself, I'd say it's the tops.
>> No. 22517 Anonymous
8th November 2018
Thursday 12:16 am
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>>22516

It's a lovely controller but I think the voodoo science I have to do to make it work changes every fortnight or so.
>> No. 22527 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 1:34 am
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>>22511
The D-pad really can be an issue. It works fine movement controls even if it feels a little spongy, but some games initially designed for Sony consoles, RPGs in particular, use the D-pad like an extra set of four buttons instead. This works reasonably ok since they are physically separated making it easy to hit one direction only. Trying to do the same with an XBox controller, on the other hand, can be pretty torturous if fast and precise actions need to be done using that control scheme.
>> No. 22528 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 11:33 am
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>>22527
If the d-pad is a concern then a 360 controller is a bad choice. Solid otherwise, though, and should be pretty cheap.

If you play platform games or other games that use the d-pad extensively then a PS4 DualShock 4 or an Xbox One controller are the clear winners, IMO. Their d-pads are tighter than any of the classic controllers were even back when they were new, and even if you've got an old PS2/Saturn/SNES pad knocking around, chances are it's a bit knackered.

The Xbox One controller hooks into Windows using xinput, which is the de facto standard for pad support in PC games, the DS4 used to require fiddly third-party software to emulate this though Steam apparently now does a good job of supporting it natively. DS4s come with a rechargeable battery inside, but the battery life is pretty feeble.

>>22512
The Steam controller is an interesting design and I don't regret buying one, but I found that it landed in a no man's land between a pointing device and a gamepad, while not being especially competent at either. I've mostly used it for turn-based games where its accuracy isn't such an issue.

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>> No. 22518 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 10:37 pm
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I guess this is the right board for it. Time for a boardgame thread?
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>> No. 22521 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 11:04 pm
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>>22520
This Train game?
https://web.archive.org/web/20090515101046/http://playthisthing.com/train
>> No. 22522 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 11:09 pm
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>>22521
no
>> No. 22523 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 11:57 pm
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>>22518
Diplomacy is the only good boardgame.
>> No. 22524 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 12:18 am
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>>22523

Only if your definition of "good" involves six hours of bitter arguments culminating in actual physical violence.
>> No. 22526 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 1:26 am
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After playing "Pandemic: Legacy" to find out what all the fuss was about and having a really good time with it our little group has mostly been playing cooperative games. So far, we've probably sunk the most hours into "Eldritch Horror" (which made Arkham Horror tempting only until we heard it was even more fiddly). It does a pretty good job of keeping everyone involved: each player's turn is less one person making decisions while the others watch and more of a group effort to decide how the team can best achieve the shared goals and divide up tasks. Just beware: the box says "1-8 players", but that is a big fat lie. Unless you literally have all day or play with machine like efficiency any more than 5 isn't really playable.

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>> No. 19768 Anonymous
6th February 2015
Friday 8:29 pm
19768 What are you playing right now?
I figured I'd make an /e/ equivalent of that great, big /beat/ thread.

Recently I have been slogging away on XCOM: Enemy Within with the Long War mod. Humanity is doomed as I'm simply incapable of holding back the torrent of battleships the aliens keep hurling at me.

It's bloody fun though.
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>> No. 22501 Anonymous
31st October 2018
Wednesday 7:24 pm
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It's surely about customer retention also. A person's desire to buy something might cool to the point where once the game is out they'd not overcome the inertia of inaction and make a purchase, but crucially not to the point where they'd cancel their preexisting preorder.

It's analogous to free trials.
>> No. 22502 Anonymous
31st October 2018
Wednesday 7:54 pm
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>>22498
It gets people to buy the game based on all the previews telling them how awesome it will be, before their friends or the handful of honest game reviewers can tell them how shit it is.
>> No. 22503 Anonymous
31st October 2018
Wednesday 8:33 pm
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>>22498

>I can understand reserving a copy so they don't run out on release day. But that's not an issue with digital distribution so what on earth is the point? It boggles my mind.

When I pre-ordered RDR2, my Xbox downloaded most of the game immediately, despite this being a few weeks before release. If you're itching to play a game at midnight release, then I can see how that could appeal. I personally like to have the digital version as it's just easier for me, and I knew 100% I was going to buy the game so I thought I might as well pay for it earlier. I'm sure there was probably some preorder bonus in there, I didn't check because I really don't care. I think I might have got a free horse or summat.

I don't particularly think preordering is a great idea, but certain games like Red Dead, Fallout, Elder Scrolls, that sort of thing, I know I'll be buying it so I see no reason not to do it on Xbox marketplace a few days early so the game's ready at release. I might just be killing the games industry, and it makes little sense as I didn't exactly play RD at midnight on release, but fuck it.
>> No. 22513 Anonymous
6th November 2018
Tuesday 11:22 pm
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>>22503
Christ. The state of this gamer.
>> No. 22514 Anonymous
7th November 2018
Wednesday 1:43 am
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>>22513

I play about three games a year m8

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>> No. 17227 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 10:41 am
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I bought the worms bundle twice absent mindedly so here are the extra keys .gs

Superfrog HD https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=sMmGPe2yUKPMm3HC
Worms Blast https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=DRYGuGM38VdnxfuF
Worms Crazy Golf https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=eYEPWANxqsCnqkfY
Worms Ultimate Mayhem https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=xbqFPzD2SDRXmNSz
Worms Armageddon https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=U7TeH7v3r64aWT74
Worms Pinball https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=B73d2Xh85TTbdGyE

One each, that means you bikethief and stickyfingerslad.

https://www.humblebundle.com/ is Batman GOTY editions and FEAR.
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>> No. 22426 Anonymous
31st August 2018
Friday 8:28 am
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>>22425
Cheers for the heads up, grabbed a copy.
>> No. 22427 Anonymous
31st August 2018
Friday 5:17 pm
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>>22425

Sick, I'll reinstall my copy in the vain hopes of playing that multiplayer DLC I never got chance to play because the game was already dead.

And crush noobs with my fully kitted out deathmatch character
>> No. 22483 Anonymous
4th October 2018
Thursday 7:54 pm
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Shadow Warrior 2 is free on GOG for a couple of days.
>> No. 22486 Anonymous
24th October 2018
Wednesday 9:08 pm
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First decent Humble Bundle in a while.

https://www.humblebundle.com/games/wb-games-classics-bundle
>> No. 22487 Anonymous
25th October 2018
Thursday 10:49 pm
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Metro 2033 is free on Steam for 24 Hours

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>> No. 22298 Anonymous
24th March 2018
Saturday 9:07 pm
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I know I'm a bit late to the party but I'm considering getting either a PS4 or an Xbox One. I'm assuming these days there's little difference between the two other than having the odd exclusive title. I've seen a few Xbox One bundles in the region of £150 - £200 so I'll probably go for one of them as they're cheaper than what I've seen for the PS4.

Have I left it too late, as in are the next generation of consoles expected any day now? Also, which games do you lads recommend? I'm a bit out of the loop with gaming.
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>> No. 22446 Anonymous
10th September 2018
Monday 9:17 pm
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>>22443
Yeah, in a post-cryptocurrency world I don't think I can ever buy a second-hand graphics card again.
>> No. 22447 Anonymous
11th September 2018
Tuesday 11:33 am
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>>22446
Cheers lads. My phone's just decided to shit the bed, so I'll put it on hold for now, but that OCUK rx580 looks like a decent deal.
>> No. 22449 Anonymous
14th September 2018
Friday 4:21 pm
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One of my workmates has brought a PS4 to work so the night shifts would be a tad less shite.

I can't get used to a gamepad for shit - it's just too alien for me and I get lost in all those buttons and sticks. But I have to admit that whoever had decided to add that little sensor panel to it was at least partially a genius.

Sage for off-topic.
>> No. 22450 Anonymous
15th September 2018
Saturday 12:45 am
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>>22449
It works like a track pad if you tell your computer it's a Xbox controller too. It's actually a very nice gamepad, even if the triggers are a bit small and lacking travel.
>> No. 22482 Anonymous
3rd October 2018
Wednesday 3:52 pm
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>>22450
Also I really appreciate the trigger buttons or whatever they're called. Makes some GTA V missions easier where you need to maintain a certain speed.

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>> No. 21492 Anonymous
12th March 2016
Saturday 2:14 pm
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I've recently bought a desktop computer, after using laptops for just over a decade, which means it's time to properly introduce my kids to computer gaming.

However, I'm incredibly out of the loop with this sort of thing. Which games would you recommend for children aged 6 and 9? I assume the likes of Command & Conquer, Sim City, Civilization, Rollercoaster Tycoon, etc. are still going strong. I'm about to install Steam so I'll have a browse on that - most of my friends still into gaming are raving about Rocket League at the minute.
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>> No. 22431 Anonymous
1st September 2018
Saturday 1:58 pm
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>>22430
Which Total War game would you recommend for a beginner? Are there any that have decent tutorials?
>> No. 22432 Anonymous
1st September 2018
Saturday 2:13 pm
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>>22431
I think part of my shitness at Warhammer was that I'm used to the older games, so it might be less of a culture shock for yourself. My own, very personal and non-committal opinion would be Shogun 2 or Medieval 2. However, they're probably all worth playing. Shogun 2 was when they began changing the series up and has some very worthwhile add-on campaigns, so I'd probably advise you start there. If you really love stupid nerd shit though, Medieval 2 has an absolutely brilliant LotR mod called "Third Age", which is a major add-on/semi-sequal all of its own. And even though it's getting on a bit, Medieval 2 still looks ace.
>> No. 22433 Anonymous
1st September 2018
Saturday 6:21 pm
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>>22429
I'm still here. I've got Two Point Hospital in my Steam wishlist so I'll probably get them it for Christmas. Thanks, lad.

At the minute they're mainly playing Fortnite and they seem to have suddenly got back into Stardew Valley again.
>> No. 22434 Anonymous
1st September 2018
Saturday 6:33 pm
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>>22433
Have you made sure they thank the bus driver every game?
>> No. 22435 Anonymous
1st September 2018
Saturday 11:00 pm
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>>22429
Well blow me. It's literally Theme Hospital in HD.

Lads, I'll be back in a month or three.

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>> No. 22344 Anonymous
1st June 2018
Friday 1:25 am
22344 TotalBiscuit is dead
So, are we going to talk about this? On the one hand, it's just another "youtube personality". On the other...
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>> No. 22384 Anonymous
3rd June 2018
Sunday 11:35 pm
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Mia kusenveturilo estas plena je angiloj
>> No. 22385 Anonymous
4th June 2018
Monday 12:26 am
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>>22384

In de col men seivuan Prisencolinensinainciusol ol rait?
>> No. 22386 Anonymous
4th June 2018
Monday 2:39 pm
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>>22385
Duuuh nuuuh nuh - duhnuhnuhnuhnuh, nuhnuhnuh
>> No. 22387 Anonymous
4th June 2018
Monday 3:12 pm
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>>22386
Mah nà mah nà, di-dee bi-dee-di.
>> No. 22388 Anonymous
4th June 2018
Monday 3:54 pm
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So we're just letting the Irish post here now?

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>> No. 22292 Anonymous
17th February 2018
Saturday 11:27 pm
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>> No. 22293 Anonymous
19th February 2018
Monday 7:21 pm
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Nope. Nope. As soon as I heard his voice, I stopped the video. Not watching that.
>> No. 22294 Anonymous
19th February 2018
Monday 7:40 pm
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>>22293

Good for you, it is badly delivered meandering tedious crap.
>> No. 22295 Anonymous
20th February 2018
Tuesday 2:16 pm
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I thought it was a very well made review of an existential masterpiece of a game.
>> No. 22296 Anonymous
20th February 2018
Tuesday 3:42 pm
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I've watched a lot of Kim Justice videos in the past and they've always been very good, not seen that one mind.

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>> No. 17116 Anonymous
19th October 2013
Saturday 12:51 am
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What are you thoughts on that one, lads?
I find it to be an amazing game... or interactive story? I don't even know at this point. Everyone nowadays keeps trying to define gameplay and video games through it and everyone fails in a completely unique way, so now people either just shout verbal abuse at each other and vent on Metacritic userscore with rape threats in their reviews or praise 'games' where all you can do is pushing the 'W' button as true art. Meanwhile Stanley Parable just gets the whole meta-narrative narrative on free will, as partly seen in Bioshock or Portal, runs with it to the nearest copy machine and throws it out of the window before fading to black. And that's all because you didn't fucking listen. And despite there not being any real puzzles or real endings or even failed state scenarios, no one seems to care - everyone loves it. So do I. I'm overwhelmed by this experience. After 3 or so hours I'm not sure how much is there left to explore, but every minute of those three hours was unique, subtle and witty. Even after the big reveal there's a whole lot of things I'm eager to try tomorrow.
Brilliant. Pure genius.

Also, my name is Stanley.
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>> No. 22219 Anonymous
27th October 2017
Friday 12:01 am
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I finally played this game and am now bumping the shit out of this thread.

The bit when the narrator offers you a 3rd choice and displays a leader board got me hard. I am Stanley.

Quite soon into the game I realised it's tellintg me to get out, to live. It made it hard to continue playing, but thats the point, right? Now I have to decide if I wantb to go out and build a life or continue this. I wish it wasn't so .. but resisting gets me nowhere.

I don't think I've learned the lesson intended. I'm still pushing buttons. Though, part of me thinks it's impossible not to. Maybe that's the point? I'll have to play it some more if I want to understand but I feel like I shouldn't; like it doesn't want to be played.

Fuck, the other day I was offered an opportunity I've been asking for for a long time and my reaction was to resist in fear. I didn't engage with what may have made me happy. It's stuff like this that really gets me; refusing that opportunity then days later this game addresses that. I know this is self fulfilling prophecy, that the meaning is applied, but I still feel it.
>> No. 22220 Anonymous
27th October 2017
Friday 12:21 am
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>>22219

The picture you posted made me vomit from pretension.

Also the binge eating I did earlier helped.
>> No. 22221 Anonymous
27th October 2017
Friday 2:50 am
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>>22220
It's the closest thing I have as supplement to my text. I could have gone with other irrelevant but more pleasing images but this is the first I actually considered.
>> No. 22259 Anonymous
1st January 2018
Monday 2:05 am
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>>21020

I quite liked it.

Played it once, enjoyed it , uninstalled it.

I should play it again. I had a lot of IRL progress this year, and it might be fun to see it with a different pair of eyes.
>> No. 22262 Anonymous
1st January 2018
Monday 3:15 pm
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>>22220
I quite like the picture. I find most 'internet culture' to just be sycophantic pandering to people's insecure narcissism, that makes me vomit, sigh, and dispair on a continuous loop. So I agree with the message. But then I obviously hate people and think I know better than them what is best for them. So I might be a bit of a nob.

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>> No. 22053 Anonymous
3rd February 2017
Friday 6:23 am
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Anyone else taken a crack at it?

My take is that, predictable gore aside, this is actually a pretty fucking weird game underneath. It's like they took the main elements of Amnesia etc and then added a bunch of Resident Evil details around the edges. Which sounds shit, but somehow they sort of made it work? Fuck knows how, but I'm up at 6AM playing it so there's definitely something there.

It couldn't be less like RE6 if it tried; it is different in every way. I'll give them credit for taking the risk on rebooting a franchise so hard.

I'm still not sure if I actually like it, though.
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>> No. 22065 Anonymous
21st February 2017
Tuesday 2:14 pm
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>>22056
You play as him in RE : Revelations 2.
>> No. 22121 Anonymous
28th April 2017
Friday 5:29 am
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The game is shit as a Resident Evil title, and that's when compared to both halves of the series (action and horror). Too many scripted sequences killing new playthroughs of the game, the acid fucks can stun lock you on madhouse and there's no real reason to play the game more than once unless you're a trophy fag
>> No. 22122 Anonymous
28th April 2017
Friday 5:51 am
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>>22121

>unless you're a trophy fag

Could you manage a thimble of self-respect and not type like a brainless yank?
>> No. 22123 Anonymous
2nd May 2017
Tuesday 9:52 pm
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It's good enough that you completed it and then started again on Madhouse, though, eh?

Generally I like achievements if they actually add something to the experience. "Rack up 10,000 kills" or whatever is pretty dull. RE7 has a few interesting ones - "Just Get Me Outta Here" (completing the game in under four hours) in particular was great fun. Guess that makes me a "trophy fag".

The DLC so far was pretty enjoyable, anyone else pick it up? I quite liked the card game, though it's got a lot of shit online. The "Misery"-like mini game where you're stuck in a bedroom with Maguerite checking on you is fantastic. I didn't get on so well with Jack's Birthday eating competition, but hey ho, got my money's worth with the rest.

Unfortunately the substantial free DLC that was supposed to arrive this spring (attached) has been delayed. I'm fine with that as long as it's good when it finally drops. Can't argue with the price, either.
>> No. 22253 Anonymous
14th December 2017
Thursday 11:17 pm
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>>22123
The "Not a Hero" DLC was actually released a couple of days ago. iI's good but a bit short.

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>> No. 22070 Anonymous
12th March 2017
Sunday 2:08 am
22070 PS3 emulation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PI7nRkq9CEo

It's a work in progress and you'd need a few grand's worth of kit just to get it vaguely playable right now, but it's bloody impressive work. I didn't think we'd see PS3 emulation for a long time, if at all.
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>> No. 22105 Anonymous
2nd April 2017
Sunday 7:09 pm
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>>22089
Do you have the first clue about anything you are talking about? No I haven't bothered to use Debian or Ubuntu because RPMs are used by Centos. And maybe if you're a manager who spends more time writing fspecs than actual code finding the shift key might be a challenge but for a developer it's a well-learned action.
>> No. 22109 Anonymous
3rd April 2017
Monday 1:26 pm
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I agree with you, I think DS2 is definitely the best of the Souls series. I enjoyed the wide variety of locations, even if the geography made very little sense compared to 1 and 3. The DLC was great too, and the enhanced version's changes to enemy placements did a good job of keeping the game feeling fresh.
>> No. 22110 Anonymous
8th April 2017
Saturday 2:51 am
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>>22109
Before I played it I'd heard a lot of shit talking about the scenery not making sense, but with one exception (that elevator) it seems fine to me, if a bit uninspired at times. Again, though, my spatial awareness is terrible, so maybe for people who aren't so useless it's really annoying.

SotFS is a pretty good addition, there was plenty of cynicism about it being a cheap cash-in, re-releasing a game a year after it came out, but these days you can pick it up for next to nothing and it's got a ridiculous amount of content with the DLCs included. I'm in two minds about the DLCs - they're a lot tighter in design, but they're also irritatingly hard in places. I'm also not a huge fan of the increased mob sizes for the reasons previously mentioned, but overall it's got enough improvements that I can't complain. I do love fighting the Pursuer and he pops up all over the shop in SotFS. Fuck fighting the Ancient Dragon, though; nothing makes me feel like a heroic adventurer more than battering a dragon's big toe for ten minutes until it falls over. Honestly don't know what they were thinking with that one. The last boss encounter is kind of so-so as well, especially if you're a melee build.

That all sounds a bit negative, but again, for the moment to moment feel of the game I think DS2 takes it. The combat is great.
>> No. 22111 Anonymous
8th April 2017
Saturday 2:58 am
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Bloody hell, forgot why I came here. Anyone got the new DLC for DS3? I've avoided all spoilers but the only character I've got is on NG+++ so I'm getting killed in one or two hits and it's starting to grate on my nerves. Not sure if it's worth starting a new character for right now, might leave it for a year or so when I'm feeling in the mood to return.
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24th November 2017
Friday 5:57 pm
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>>22111
I was thinking about playing the DLC for DS1 and DS3. Haven't played it though. Honestly, I felt a bit underwhelmed with the game. A lot of repeated stuff from the first one and the end boss felt extremely similar to Gwyn. 3 also felt a lot, easier, I guess. Or maybe I'm jusy used to first one. Everything just flinched all the time, the enemies in DS1 seemed a lot more stoic and rhythm based, DS3 the felt a bit more flimsy.

I've only played through DS1 and DS3, might actually just buy DS2 on PC instead going of some of the comments here. Managed to dodge that one somehow.

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>> No. 22131 Anonymous
20th June 2017
Tuesday 8:20 pm
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Been having a go at this. Anyone else picked it up? It's bloody beautiful, possibly the nicest looking game I've ever seen, and generally it plays really smoothly. It's not without its issues, though, in fact little bits of the design are starting to grate. I've put in about ten hours or so now, and it is definitely on the road to that overwhelming Elder-Scrolls-esque objectives overload thing that I can't really be bothered with these days. There's also a lot of scavenging/crafting fetch quest shit that I'm expecting I'll get bored of at some point (but haven't yet, to be fair, they've not made it essential beyond the absolute basics like health and ammo). The facial animations are also ME-Andromeda bad at times, and whoever directed the narrative has obviously never heard of the maxim "show, don't tell", as it dictates the central story thread to you through NPC mouthpieces like an infant at times.

That, er, sounds a lot more negative than I meant it to. It's actually been really good fun so far for the most part. I'm guessing it was developed by a British team as there are little hints here and there, I just found a "remnant of the old world" data drive or whatever (a little bit of text, world-building and all that), which took a pot shot at the privatisation of the NHS, which was unexpected.
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>> No. 22144 Anonymous
23rd June 2017
Friday 10:50 am
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>>22143
>See also... The Stanley Parable

I would, but I have to not play the game for another two years.


I've always maintained that there is a sliding scale in story telling between tempo and tone at one end; and detail, and coherence under analysis at the other.

and depending on your medium that bar moves, the more interactive your story is the more plot holes you can have but the 'feel' has to be right. so games and films (games more so than films) can have plot lines that are a complete twaddle and riddled with holes but it doesn't matter as long as they have the right feeling to them you will accept what is happening because keeping that pace going is the most important thing.

Where as a book the devil is in the detail, you can spend 20 pages discussing the subtle and particular nuances of a short conversation, but good pace regularly falls by the wayside.
>> No. 22145 Anonymous
23rd June 2017
Friday 11:07 am
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>>22144

Lore heavy games usually resort to found pieces of text anyway. In Elder Scrolls games you literally pick up and read books.

It's a very optional part of the game these days, though.
>> No. 22146 Anonymous
23rd June 2017
Friday 11:53 am
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>>22144

Relevant Zizekian waffle:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-woNlmVcdjc
>> No. 22147 Anonymous
24th June 2017
Saturday 12:32 am
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Deus Ex. That is all.
>> No. 22148 Anonymous
24th June 2017
Saturday 12:43 am
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>>22147
What's that? Like Deus Vult?

(A good day to you Sir!)

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>> No. 22117 Anonymous
25th April 2017
Tuesday 3:19 am
22117 Fighting Fantasy and all that
Warlock of Firetop Mountain is out on Steam. I missed it, apparently, but here it is:
http://store.steampowered.com/app/324740/
So... any ideas how we can play this as a group, like the old days? You now get save points and three chances to resurrect your adventurer after you do something obviously fucking stupid and die, so we might actually make it.

I can screencap but I might get tired of it as there's a lot of text and graphics and stuff, and the combat is fairly intricate. I'm trying to think if there's a better/easier way of doing it, like a dedicated Twitch channel with chat disabled, all controlled from here... any ideas?

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