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>> No. 22563 Anonymous ## Mod ##
7th December 2018
Friday 11:41 am
22563 Discord Game Server Stickied
So, lets shift focus a bit. We have a Discord now, so we have a place to organise playing games with each other as well as shitpost.

https://discord.gg/QGCyRdV This is permanent invite link, so you can come and go as you please with no hassle.
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>> No. 22611 Anonymous
10th December 2018
Monday 10:24 am
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>>22610
It's pretty obvious that a Discord clique has begun to form and they've decided they should spread disinformation to discredit any alternative from of real-time communication.
>> No. 22612 Anonymous
10th December 2018
Monday 10:37 am
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>>22611

And it's ran by the mods. So if you try and say anything you get banned.

(A good day to you Sir!)
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>> No. 22613 Anonymous
10th December 2018
Monday 10:38 am
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>>22611
Why do you have a chip on your shoulder about posts on a different board, on a different topic, from possibly more than a month ago?
>> No. 22614 Anonymous
10th December 2018
Monday 10:39 am
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>>22613

I'm pretty sure he was joking m8

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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. 22598 Anonymous
9th December 2018
Sunday 11:06 pm
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I just noticed that Total War: Empire, Napoleon and Medieval 2 have just had all their DLC given out for free. I think the only bits I didn't already own were Empire and Napoleon's secondary campaigns, but by Jove I love the smell of black powder in the morning, even if they do seem like the least popular games in the entire series according to everyone else. The naval battles are truly awful, I'll cop to that.

Also, while I'd like to give Counter Strike: Global Offensive: Danger Zone a go, I've never been very good at the twitchier end of the shooter market and many people, even some in this thread, have been playing CS for so long I'm always hopelessly out classed. However, I do like the idea of it and it seems like Valve have tried something slightly different, despite a lot of people dismissing it immediately. I understand Valve haven't done much for their public image over the last few years, and that card game they're working on looks like a bit of a rip off, but it is F2P after all so you can hardly accuse them of being greedy buggers.
>> No. 22599 Anonymous
9th December 2018
Sunday 11:21 pm
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>>22597

>I've never been very good at the twitchier end of the shooter market and many people, even some in this thread, have been playing CS for so long I'm always hopelessly out classed.

I'm really rather good at CS and was in the highest rank for a while when I played religiously - the good thing about CS and just about all of it's game types is that it's just as much about being in the right place and remaining undetected as it is about aiming. There's only so much practice any normal human can do on headshot flicks and the like, if you can aim for the head and control recoil even a little bit, you have a fighting chance.

I'm sure I'd be able to reliably beat you on one of the classic maps I've been playing forever, because I'd just know exactly where to go and which corners to shoot at. But I guarantee you have just as much of a chance as I do in an unknown map, or the new one on Danger Zone. If you get the drop on me I'll still die, if I miss the headshot and you don't I'll still die.

I'd also say that CS isn't quite as twitchy as your COD's and such - you don't gain anything by jumping all over the place like a distressed salmon like you see most people do in those games. The nature of how accuracy and spray patterns work in CS means you're more rewarded for controlled bursts while crouching or standing relatively still. I'd recommend trying it, I think you'll enjoy it if you're interested. If I'm wrong then I apologise.

>However, I do like the idea of it and it seems like Valve have tried something slightly different, despite a lot of people dismissing it immediately.

It seems like people who don't play CS:GO are dismissing it because it's Yet Another Battle Royale, though apparently some of the mode's assets have been found in the game files as early as last year, so they haven't rushed it out cynically.

And the existing CS:GO community is angry primarily because Valve has given everyone who previously bought the game a free Prime account, which before now was obtained by playing the game to a certain rank and keeping your 'trust score up', meaning you were a good, honest player by a few metrics - good teamwork, not being a hacker, etc. Everyone with Prime status could choose to match up with only other Prime players, which was an effective way of keeping you playing with good players. The concern is now that everyone has Prime who owned the game, and you can just pay ten quid to get it now, Valve has invited the russian hackers and mic spammers back into everyone's lobbies.
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>> No. 22615 Anonymous
13th December 2018
Thursday 11:18 am
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>>22593
> Do you not know what a battle royale mode is by now?
I do and the first thing that pops up in my mind when I see BR and CS together is Slavic CSDM MEAT servers. 16 to 32 players on a map, every fool for himself.
Those were largely implemented by AMX/AMXX plugin engine, that's why I asked if the 'official' mode differs and what are the differences.
I have no idea why you'd think I'm cynical and/or aggresive about it.
> Doesn't sound like you have any intention of playing it anyway.
True. Just a pinch of mild interest.
>> No. 22625 Anonymous
19th January 2019
Saturday 5:16 pm
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This image more or less sums up the current state of Skyrim modders.
>> No. 22626 Anonymous
19th January 2019
Saturday 7:34 pm
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>>22625

It's always annoyed me a bit that some of the most open and modable games still on the market are overwhelmingly contributed to by creators that make hyper-detailed nude mods and tittymonsters.

And I don't even know what drives it. Does it count as a fetish? Sure it's nice to look at boobs, but you can do that in tons of games. They're all so hilariously tasteless and plastic too, it's hard to believe anyone derives any actual sexual gratification from any of it.

You don't get many games that touch Fallout for romping around a post apocalypse yet thematically authentic feeling mods are fairly thin on the ground past big expansion projects.

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>> No. 22344 Anonymous
1st June 2018
Friday 1:25 am
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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. 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?
>> No. 22623 Anonymous
17th January 2019
Thursday 12:51 pm
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did he really believe trump was trying to kill him? i really couldn't pay attention to him anymore with all his anti trump shite.

(A good day to you Sir!)
>> No. 22624 Anonymous
18th January 2019
Friday 9:28 am
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>>22344
Danny Dyer's let himself go.

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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. 22618 Anonymous
18th December 2018
Tuesday 11:28 pm
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>>22617

Sonic Mania is apparently good, they handed over the licence to the hard core mega drive modders, I believe otherwise they are considered shit.
>> No. 22619 Anonymous
19th December 2018
Wednesday 4:31 pm
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>>22617
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is one of the best racing games of all time as far as I'm concerned. Very fleshed out single player with lots of content.

Sonic Generations is good and so are Sonic CD and Sonic Mania. Rest of them range from shit to mediocre.
>> No. 22620 Anonymous
20th December 2018
Thursday 7:17 pm
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Epic have launched their own store for games. Every two weeks there is a new freebie offering apparently.

Subnautica free until Dec 28th. After that it's Super Meat Boy.

https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/
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20th December 2018
Thursday 7:26 pm
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>>22620

Cheers.
>> No. 22622 Anonymous
21st December 2018
Friday 10:09 pm
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Seen anything good in the Steam sale?

https://store.steampowered.com/

Keep Talking And Nobody Explodes and Overcooked are both less than four quid, if you're looking for something fun for the family.

https://store.steampowered.com/app/341800/Keep_Talking_and_Nobody_Explodes/

https://store.steampowered.com/app/448510/Overcooked/

The Steam Controller is half price.

https://store.steampowered.com/app/353370/Steam_Controller/

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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. 22482 Anonymous
3rd October 2018
Wednesday 3:52 pm
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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.
>> No. 22534 Anonymous
22nd November 2018
Thursday 1:11 pm
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Black Friday looks like slim pickings. Tesco have an XBox S 1TB dual controller bundle for £159, but it doesn't look like there's any PS4 deals whatsoever.
>> No. 22535 Anonymous
22nd November 2018
Thursday 1:15 pm
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>>22534
SHODAN is doing $5 for lifetime membership, down from $50.
>> No. 22536 Anonymous
22nd November 2018
Thursday 4:07 pm
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>>22534

Apparently Tesco are doing the PS4 with RDR2 for £220. Nowhere near as good a deal as the Xbox One S offer, but it's better than nothing.
>> No. 22537 Anonymous
22nd November 2018
Thursday 4:59 pm
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>>22535
Isn't that the computer from System Shock II?

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>> No. 22530 Anonymous
17th November 2018
Saturday 1:31 pm
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Are any of you multiplayer lads still knocking about? I was thinking recently about that stint we all played Warsaw, that was nice.
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>> No. 22531 Anonymous
17th November 2018
Saturday 2:54 pm
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I have fond memories of the Minecraft server.
>> No. 22532 Anonymous
17th November 2018
Saturday 3:06 pm
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>>22531

I ran the first one we had, I enjoyed that too. I was going to mention it but I thought people would't be into that sort of thing anymore.
>> No. 22533 Anonymous
17th November 2018
Saturday 3:40 pm
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>>22532
Minecraft or human interaction? I have minecraft on PC, haven't played it in ages. I've been playing Warframe a bit though, it's a decent multiplayer game.

What would you all have in mind to spunk some time on?

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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. 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?
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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. 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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
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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
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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?
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2nd May 2017
Tuesday 9:52 pm
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>>22121
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.
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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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>>22103
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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>>22110
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.
>> No. 22232 Anonymous
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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