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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. 23592 Anonymous
25th April 2020
Saturday 1:54 pm
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Working link: https://discord.gg/SCN3E56
>> No. 23631 Anonymous
5th May 2020
Tuesday 10:54 am
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Talking Discord briefly; do server admind and mods see IP addresses and other metadata? Can they see what time members log in and out of the server, even when they don't talk?
>> No. 23633 Anonymous
5th May 2020
Tuesday 1:10 pm
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>>23631
>do server admind and mods see IP addresses and other metadata?
No.
>Can they see what time members log in and out of the server, even when they don't talk?
Typically yes, everyone can. Most servers have automatic welcome messages and some also have automatic farewell messages which show when users enter or leave (but not come online/offline). The gs one doesn't have that, at least not one that's visible to users right now.
>> No. 23635 Anonymous
5th May 2020
Tuesday 1:12 pm
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>>23633
That's what they want you to think. because it is true

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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. 23931 Anonymous
1st July 2020
Wednesday 10:13 am
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Been pouring some hours into Space Engineers.
A guy who I watch on twitch sometimes plays it and I ended up watching some youtube vids but with the lockdown and nothing good I started playing around on it.
Learning curve is a bit steep but after I came that I'm having some good fun with it. Vanilla is a bit dull so I did install a few mods, mostly quality of life and AI stuff.

Nowhere near touching multiplayer though, I'm having fun defending myself from the AI have watching burning wreckage fall from the sky when they send some drones at me.
>> No. 23938 Anonymous
8th July 2020
Wednesday 10:17 pm
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I'm considering getting a Far Cry game; would I be better with 4, 5 or Primal? I played the fuck out of 2 but 3 didn't hold my interest for some reason.
>> No. 23939 Anonymous
9th July 2020
Thursday 12:47 am
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>>23938
3 is the best one. Primal is glorified DLC for 4 and 5, while being the most polished, for me, was the one I lost interest in the fastest.
>> No. 23940 Anonymous
9th July 2020
Thursday 1:24 am
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>>23938

I played 5, I skipped 4 but I don't think I missed much. It's all perfectly functional, the mechanics feel good, the story is kind of... There.

Nothing about it is bad, it's all quite polished, it's just completely and utterly devoid of emotion, positively or negatively. It's like a game on SSRIs.
>> No. 23941 Anonymous
9th July 2020
Thursday 8:12 am
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>>23939>>23940
Thanks lads. Far Cry 5 gold edition is £15 in Argos and that includes a copy of 3 so I might get that.

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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. 23933 Anonymous
6th July 2020
Monday 10:12 pm
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Watch Dogs 2 will be available for free as part of next week's Ubisoft Forward event.

https://news.ubisoft.com/en-us/article/41nS5f7EjNSB9Hi7CwSuVz/ubisoft-forward--everything-you-need-to-know
>> No. 23934 Anonymous
7th July 2020
Tuesday 12:03 pm
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Did some adding up; I've spent £141 on Steam in the last 12 months. And played about three of the fifty or so games and DLC that purchased.

That's... a decent ratio... right...?
>> No. 23935 Anonymous
7th July 2020
Tuesday 1:43 pm
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>>23934
I'd say I've played about 45% of my Steam library at some point, about 95 games in total, dropping to about 20% for those played for more than five hours.
>> No. 23936 Anonymous
7th July 2020
Tuesday 2:06 pm
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>>23934

Kind of depends where the games came from. I have a lot of shit I picked up in humble bundles that I really had no intention of playing as I got them but they were paired with something else.

I register 75 of them I never bothered with before on steam yesterday. Some of them it turns our were games I had been eyeing up for purchase on the switch anyway years later, so that was a nice surprise.
>> No. 23937 Anonymous
7th July 2020
Tuesday 2:12 pm
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>>23934
So many games seem to be an obnoxious time sink I feel like I won't play most of the things I own. Who has the time? I don't and I've been unemployed for the better part of 5 years.

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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. 23807 Anonymous
9th June 2020
Tuesday 7:55 pm
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>>23806

No bugger can spell it, or pronounce it for that matter.
>> No. 23814 Anonymous
10th June 2020
Wednesday 2:57 pm
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>>23807
Very fair. It's not quite got the same ring to it as 'quick game of chess?'
>> No. 23821 Anonymous
10th June 2020
Wednesday 8:12 pm
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>>23814

One of the big problems for the game of Go in the west is that it's basically ungoogleable.
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10th June 2020
Wednesday 8:21 pm
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>> No. 23898 Anonymous
23rd June 2020
Tuesday 1:05 pm
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Been playing Kingdomino, which is quite fun if you want a quick game that lasts about 10/15 minutes.

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>> No. 17330 Anonymous
10th November 2013
Sunday 8:14 pm
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Just finished The Last Of Us and I don't remember us having a thread about it, so what do you lot reckon?

Personally, it's gone right into the all time favorites and I award it a rare fanfuckingtastic out of 10. Amazingly well written and decently lengthy. Even if the story did pinch bits from plenty of other films & games.
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>> No. 22046 Anonymous
7th December 2016
Wednesday 10:03 am
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>>22045
From what I remember the game "slightly" lets up on you there and gives you a bigger amount of stuff. Still have to make every shot count though.
>> No. 22047 Anonymous
7th December 2016
Wednesday 11:40 am
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>>22046
Yeah it wasn't so bad. Having to do the whole of the hospital in one stretch was much more tricky.

I did the DLC afterwards (Grounded doesn't make much odds here, but it's still great), and then read the comics (eh... I've read worse). Now I'm really fired up for a game that's not going to be released for years.

Oh well.
>> No. 23595 Anonymous
27th April 2020
Monday 8:51 am
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So,pretty much everything from TLOU2, just leaked. Cutscenes start to finish, deaths and plotpoints. Be wary.
>> No. 23597 Anonymous
27th April 2020
Monday 11:30 am
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>>23595
I don't subscribe to the cult of spoilers. Seems like people live their lives in fear of one spoiler or another, but if you read them they can't hurt you anymore and you may realise the game you were looking forward to is a Rian Johnson tier subversive mess and your money would be better spent buying Pokemon Mystery Dungeon.

Hypothetically.
>> No. 23881 Anonymous
20th June 2020
Saturday 10:04 am
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Well.
Part 2 is a bit grim.

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>> No. 20506 Anonymous
16th June 2015
Tuesday 2:22 pm
20506 FF7 Remake
Hell has frozen over.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kznek1uNVsg
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>> No. 20533 Anonymous
17th June 2015
Wednesday 7:22 pm
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>>20530>>20529
I genuinely did not mean to call her Aerith.

That's what happens when so many people correct me when I say Aeris. Next I'll be saying Cloudu-San.
>> No. 20534 Anonymous
17th June 2015
Wednesday 9:26 pm
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>>20533
I just assumed you had a lisp.
>> No. 20535 Anonymous
18th June 2015
Thursday 12:46 am
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>>20520
I think anyone who pays enough attention to E3/gaming news to have seen the FFVII trailer will understand the significance of it, regardless of age. Every review of a JRPG seems to mention FFVII, almost every list of top RPGs/Japanese games/video games in general has FFVII in the top 20. I think anyone who follows video games will understand why there's so much hype surrounding the trailer, even if they have never played the game and even if they weren't born until after it came out.

It's kind of like Ocarina Of Time, I know a lot of people who have never played it, but who say it's the best game of all time because it has a reputation of being as such.
>> No. 20537 Anonymous
18th June 2015
Thursday 1:15 pm
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>>20535
Yes, but IX is better.
>> No. 23877 Anonymous
18th June 2020
Thursday 2:38 pm
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It turned out shit.

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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. 23413 Anonymous
3rd March 2020
Tuesday 7:22 pm
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>>23402
it's an incredible, content packed, OTT action shooter with a million context based mellee attacks you might only ever see once but they went and animated them anyway. It's FUN, but it's so far from the early days of RE that it sent people a bit off.
>> No. 23416 Anonymous
3rd March 2020
Tuesday 11:42 pm
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Why did they put this guy's picture up three times? Leon is unsure.
>> No. 23417 Anonymous
3rd March 2020
Tuesday 11:45 pm
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>>23416
Lots of people have pictures of them up in multiple places, it just happens that in this case they're closer together.
>> No. 23859 Anonymous
17th June 2020
Wednesday 2:51 pm
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Did anyone see the trailer last week for Resident Evil Village (Resi 8)? Looks intriguing. Ethan and Chris return, looks to be witchcraft and werewolves, set in a snowy European village with a large castle. It's nice to see them trying new stuff with 7 and 8 while sticking to their roots with the 2 and 3 remakes. Capcom are really on a roll lately.
>> No. 23873 Anonymous
18th June 2020
Thursday 11:38 am
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One of my weird guilty pleasures is watching people play these zombie games on youtube.

I hate watching these things, I don't get Twitch or anything like that yet did really enjoy some Youtuber playing through the one where they're in the deep south house.

Anyway, if there's a new one and somebody has a link to a play through please do share.

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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. 23834 Anonymous
12th June 2020
Friday 5:18 pm
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>>23833
Completely agree - I had the same problem with my original version PS4 - a noisy bastard that needed regular cleaning. The later models didn't suffer nearly as much.

I spent a good amount of time looking for after market fans, cooling, heatsinks and almost nothing exists. I guess this is because most people never ever think of taking their playstation/xbox apart.
>> No. 23835 Anonymous
12th June 2020
Friday 5:19 pm
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>>23833

I don't want to be one of those "just buy a PC" pricks, but the woes of PS4 owners do slightly boggle my mind. If a console doesn't offer a reliable plug-and-play experience, what's the point of it?
>> No. 23836 Anonymous
12th June 2020
Friday 6:07 pm
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>>23835
The exclusive games, obviously. I also have a decent desktop with a reasonable GPU, but the best Master Race rig in the world can't play Bloodborne (more's the pity).
>> No. 23837 Anonymous
12th June 2020
Friday 6:11 pm
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>>23836

https://www.playstation.com/en-us/explore/playstation-now/ps-now-on-pc/
>> No. 23839 Anonymous
12th June 2020
Friday 9:14 pm
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>>23837
Har har.

PS Now's ok for turn-based games (I played a bit of Disgaea 5 on there), but it's shit for anything real-time. It's a slightly better deal if you've got a PS4 and use the ability to install games locally, but of course they won't let you do that on PC.

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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. 23812 Anonymous
10th June 2020
Wednesday 10:07 am
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>>23810
It's a spin off which is basically a blocky Diablo clone with no depth.
>> No. 23813 Anonymous
10th June 2020
Wednesday 2:18 pm
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>>23805
As somebody who's followed MC for years...
How the hell are you supposed to know about anything if you approach it completely new? Theres nothing at all to even suggest the Nether and the End exist etc.
>> No. 23815 Anonymous
10th June 2020
Wednesday 3:36 pm
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>>23813
Playing on a server with people who have more experience, watching minecraft youtubers and/or reading the wiki.
>> No. 23816 Anonymous
10th June 2020
Wednesday 3:59 pm
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>>23815
Which sparks an interesting debate about what constitutes a playable game. If a game is presented to you in a purchasable package, but there is a whole website full of supplementary material not included in that package required to make the game enjoyable, is that fair? Do we just assume everyone has Internet access all the time from now on?

It's this kind of attitude that is spelling the death of the instruction manual. 'Oh just Google it'.
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10th June 2020
Wednesday 5:54 pm
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>>23813

Minecraft has probably changed a lot since you last logged on. The game is still the same, but there's a tutorial of sorts now which show you how to punch a tree, build a workbench, and so on, and this is tied into the "advancements" which is like an achievement tree that if you followed completely, I think would bring you all the way to the End - I'm not sure how much these prompts will hold your hand or guide you, but they're there:

https://minecraft.fandom.com/wiki/Advancements

There's also a recipe book so you don't have to look up how to build everyfuckingthing like you used to.


I also just think it's a game thats always expected you to look stuff up. When I was into it ten or so years ago, you definitely had to tab out to a wiki or guide to play survival properly. Now, I feel like there are adequate in game resources to complete it unaided.

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>> No. 23789 Anonymous
7th June 2020
Sunday 3:21 pm
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Is there a specific genre I should be refering to when looking for '4x, grand strategy RPG's? Games that'll let me do all the things in Stellaris, Anno1701, Europa Universalis, etc, but as an individual character as part of the world.

Mount&Blade Bannerlord looks pretty cool but I'm pretty sure my computer won't run it and it looks heavily combat oriented.

Sid Meier's Pirates! was fun but there's just something not quite right about it, and was too open as a sandbox.

X3 was probably the best I've played of this sort of thing, though it can take a long time to set anything up. The pace of gameplay can be really nice for immersion.

What I really want to play is a character who can interact with the game world in such a way as to influence the development of empires, rather than playing the head of those empires specifically. So if my guy attacks trade caravans, the networked towns will run out of food (or whatever). If my guy organises trade caravans instead, he can help supply a settlements demands and watch it grow. He can set up bandit camps to intercept traffic and build fortifications to defend against militia attacks; or issue bounties on bandits. You could go adventuring in caves and ruins and return with a cartloads of phat loot (accidentally inflating the regions currency in the progress). Supply nation X with a magical inventory to turn the tide in their war with nation Y.

EVE Online looks like a very effective medium for experiencing something like this but i lack the social skills to join a guild, let alone run one.

Oblivion or Skyrim would work nicely if the setting was much deeper and you could recruit NPCs for activites other than combat. Maybe hire a house from which to run your adventurer/merchants guild.

Have you found anything like this? Guild simulator or something?
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>> No. 23790 Anonymous
7th June 2020
Sunday 4:13 pm
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Kenshi and Starsector look like they might be what you're after, but I haven't got around to playing them yet.
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7th June 2020
Sunday 4:25 pm
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Been a while since I played them, so my memory of them might be off, but have you tried the King's Bounty games? The reboot and its sequels from the noughties/tens. Strategy and map exploration and building up an army, but focusing on your character with RPG type mechanics.
>> No. 23792 Anonymous
7th June 2020
Sunday 5:41 pm
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>Guild simulator or something?

Well, there is this series called 'The Guild'...

You control the head of a family and his descendants, making alliances, enemies, making in-depth political and economic decisions, but also directly controlling your avatar walking around in the world.
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9th June 2020
Tuesday 12:19 pm
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I've gone with Star Sector and Kenshi - thank you to those who offered alternatives; they didn't quite pique my interest like these two did.

Star Sector is very fun. But for a few typos it's very polished; nothing so far has felt like feature creap dispite what appears to be great depth and a lengthy development time (still in Alpha after 10 years?!).

Kenshi looks like it was intended to be an MMO. My specs aren't quite up to par and I've yet to mod in lower textures and other workarounds, ao I haven't played it very much yet, but what I have seems interesting in that boring roleplay kind of way. It's not great fastforwarding while watching your guy mine a rock for 20 minutes, but when you have to sneak by the fight at the city gates while returning your ore, that's pretty fun. Once I start building and hiring companions it should get more interesting.

These two videos really sold me on the games. It was only after that i realised I'd been played by goods storytelling. The gameplay in both is a lot slower than portrayed, but they're still pretty fun when you adjust your mindset.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acqpulP1hLo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXo24imR_54
>> No. 23808 Anonymous
9th June 2020
Tuesday 11:17 pm
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>>23798
I've not watched the video but Kenshi seems like a misery simulator. If you play an ordinary schmoe in a Mad Max-type world then of course you're going to get exploited and shat on.

I did watch a video of one guy's playthrough which was the story of how he got into a fight in his starting city, was enslaved, broke his legs, escaped, crawled back through the wasteland, and got into a cycle of being enslaved and attempting to escape by crawling until he eventually died.

Is that a good story for so-called story simulator to generate? Is it fun? Don't mean to be a grumpy sod, I do have Kenshi on my wishlist, but it's just a bit questionable.

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>> No. 23625 Anonymous
4th May 2020
Monday 9:43 pm
23625 iRacing
At times, difficult to believe this is a game.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njQCaPXIOnA
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>> No. 23681 Anonymous
11th May 2020
Monday 1:57 pm
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>>23680
Sounds like you've got the drive for it.
>> No. 23691 Anonymous
14th May 2020
Thursday 4:26 pm
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Bought a wheel. It's not for me, think I'm sending it back.
>> No. 23695 Anonymous
14th May 2020
Thursday 5:48 pm
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>>23691
Had a similar experience. Bought a G27 thinking I'd get into sim racing, but after 15 or so hours in Assetto Corsa I just got bored of it. Driving without feeling the g-forces and sense of danger is pretty boring, so I think to make it exciting in a video game you need to really amp up the sensation of speed and go the arcade route like Midnight Club or the futuristic route like F-Zero.
>> No. 23697 Anonymous
14th May 2020
Thursday 6:28 pm
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>>23695

I somewhat agree, Assetto Corsa either doesn't represent speed very well, or probably more accurately represents it too well - 60mph on a track looks and feels nothing like 60mph on a street, and that makes it much harder to judge the speed you should be going around a corner. I imagine everyone's first turn in AC ends up going very badly indeed. Widening the FOV helps a bit, but that's not the best solution in the world, even though AC has fantastic tools to align the camera when you do.

I bet VR fixes a lot of this, but like you say, you still don't feel the forces which is a huge part of it for, me, especially when braking. The best game I've played on a wheel so far is Grid, which I think has a good balance between arcadey and realism - the driving does match up with my real life experiences on a track, it's just turned up to 11 in terms of excitement and speed. I'm currently downloading the 100GB(!) of Dirt 2.0, I have high hopes for rallying on a wheel like this.

For a motorsport nerd like me, I do still see value in it, I honestly feel like my driving technique is improving from playing it, in a way that perhaps I wouldn't get just from a controller - the wheel does really react realistically to the forces put upon the car, and having 1:1 steering input is spot on. But now we're talking about me being a fucking sadact trying to shave seconds of his time at the nordschleife, which I appreciate isn't for everyone, it's barely a game at that point.

Also probably my favourite arcadey racing game is Forza Horizon 4, but the steering wheel coding in that game is absolutely fucking dogshit, due to the way each car has their own steering rack ratios but doesn't adapt your wheel's range of motion for it.

All in all I like it, but I'm really, really into driving and track days and shit, so my review is about as useful as a pilot telling you to buy a £300 sim yoke.
>> No. 23698 Anonymous
14th May 2020
Thursday 7:55 pm
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>>23697

Here's a handy calculator for choosing the most accurate FOV setting in all major racing sims to match your particular monitor setup.

https://simracingsetup.com/tools/sim-racing-fov-calculator/

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>> No. 23617 Anonymous
30th April 2020
Thursday 11:58 am
23617 Serena Williams among stars to compete in Mario Tennis tournament
https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-52481838

Any day now I'm going to wake up from this coma and find that we didn't leave the EU, Donald Trump has nothing to do with politics, and Serena Williams is not competing in a fucking Mario Tennis tournament on Twitch.
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>> No. 23618 Anonymous
30th April 2020
Thursday 5:07 pm
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What in God's name is your problem with this, lad? They can't play real tennis so they are doing something cute and fun during lockdown to keep us all entertained.
>> No. 23619 Anonymous
30th April 2020
Thursday 5:23 pm
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>>23618
I'm with you. Serena Williams competing in Mario Tennis is every kind of awesome. I hope she's good.
>> No. 23620 Anonymous
30th April 2020
Thursday 6:32 pm
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>>23618
I don't have a problem with it at all. I think it's hilarious, frankly. I would just never have thought it possible, that's all.
>> No. 23621 Anonymous
30th April 2020
Thursday 6:38 pm
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Monkey tennis?

I'll see myself out.

(A good day to you Sir!)
>> No. 23622 Anonymous
30th April 2020
Thursday 7:15 pm
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>>23621
Please do.

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>> No. 23578 Anonymous
18th April 2020
Saturday 9:46 pm
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I've done it now lads. I was stupid enough to express interest in teamwork within an MMO, now i have to plan a fucking campaign to present to my guild mates. I didn't realise talking about it means i have to actually fucking do it. I'm not prepaired for this shit. I've read it's best to deligate tasks in any cooperation but how can i expect these people to take responcibility for something i suggested? All I offered was a dream, an idea on what could be awesome, but what if all i can actually do falls short of that. Is it okay to give out basic gear that's barely up to the tasks at hand? Is it okay to expect other people to provide the fun? I wish i'd never gotten myself into this. I can barely turn my back and hide - i put my name on this, my reputation.

Tell us about the times you took it upon yourself to inspire others in the games you play. Preferably with a positive outcome that might help me push through this mess ive made.

(A good day to you Sir!)
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>> No. 23581 Anonymous
18th April 2020
Saturday 11:03 pm
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Why was OP banned?
>> No. 23582 Anonymous
18th April 2020
Saturday 11:11 pm
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>>23581

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You're not from here, are you?
>> No. 23583 Anonymous
19th April 2020
Sunday 12:11 pm
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>>23578

I hope this is a positive growth experience for you OP. That you realise you aren't just an observer in life and what happiness you can make for yourself if you put the work in.

>Tell us about the times you took it upon yourself to inspire others in the games you play

Organisation of loads of things, I run an online blood bowl league which is mostly an excuse to keep in regular contact with friends I might not talk to regularly otherwise on discord. It has really come into its own during corona outbreak as something for people to do, It has become more than just playing the game but a community hub and people who met through it branch off and play other games from that, which is lovely.
>> No. 23584 Anonymous
19th April 2020
Sunday 12:58 pm
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>(A good day to you Sir!)
>Use your fucking spellcheck.
Let's see..
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responsibility.
My appologies for the transgression. I'm still working on that proofreading habit.

I've analysed the chatlogs and i think i've found the major problems in my approach. Most significant is my lack of consideration to play times and how to actually get people together.
I think the 'build it and they will come' mentality will be worth trying, here; so long as i can commit to a time that's reasonable for the others, some people should arrive. If they don't, it's on them. I think the point is to make a date, otherwise whatever's in the air has no place to land. Other than that i could try approaching pre-established groups.

Second most is my inadequate preparation. For the time being i can offer basic equipment to the party but otherwise it's 'bring your own'. I'm still working on an incentive other than 'to have fun' - but the interested parties seemed keen enough as it is. Still, it'd be nice to have a net gain at the end of it.

For the most part the situation is not as dire as i felt earlier. Just gotta sleep on it and not react to that adrenaline dump.

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>> No. 23585 Anonymous
19th April 2020
Sunday 2:22 pm
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>>23584

>Thanks, man. I can still make it work, even if the plan changes a bit. Flexability is surely a good trait to practise.

Exactly these things operate on people’s good will and you can get more out of them if you act as always the positive force without judgement and roll with the punches.

Example I can I give is that in the BB league one of the players without communication just plain stopped turn up for matches with no explanation, plain ignored some people who tried to contact them. There were calls from offended parties to just remove them they were understandably pissed.

Eventually I was able to get through to them, and asked them if they wanted to be in the next season they told me they were depressed and withdrawn and it was for the best if I take them out of the league my response was

"That is a terrible shame. Personally I find these sorts of social things the best treatment for my depression, but I could understand if it becomes a chore for you and you feel socially obligated why it would be draining.
You still have one game left to play this season (vs [a friend they have in real life]) It would be great to see you come out of retirement for one last job!"

From that I was able to get them to play that one game and that was enough for them to sign up for the next season and become a highly involved in the league and the community.
The real problem there was they had built up an oppressive force they didn't want to face, and I could have easily played into that if I had approached the problem differently.
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>> No. 23351 Anonymous
22nd February 2020
Saturday 10:43 pm
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There's actually a game on the BBC Micro called fapper!
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>> No. 23381 Anonymous
27th February 2020
Thursday 12:26 pm
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Ah that makes sense. Never played as or against Relius much, and Astral Finishes don't get pulled off very often, so I've just never seen that content.
>> No. 23384 Anonymous
27th February 2020
Thursday 7:48 pm
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Oh, not judging them, or anyone else who wants to draw porn for a living. It doesn't hurt anyone else, I don't see how it's any of my concern.

I note that Skullgirls got into some controversy going the other direction, editing sprites to take out some of the panty shots. It seems like an odd choice to me, given the game had been out for years by the time they elected to do this. By that point anyone who'd be offended by that stuff must have already made up their mind. There were some mutterings about this being an attempt to make it esports-friendly, but I find it hard to believe the developers had any such pretensions, not least because they left plenty of equally racy content in there anyway.
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27th February 2020
Thursday 7:49 pm
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Not my captioning. For better or worse, I suspect I will manage to forget.
>> No. 23559 Anonymous
15th April 2020
Wednesday 3:56 pm
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>>23380

My partner is an artist, and if you're into hentai of pregnant chicks, chances are very high you've probably bashed one out to her work.

I'm not sure why people are always surprised by this, I have the opposite, where I'm just shocked anyone is naive enough to expect that there's anybody out there actually paying money for art that isn't porn, except perhaps furries, or maybe DnD character portraits.

Even Disney animators get up to it. You'd be amazed.
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15th April 2020
Wednesday 6:32 pm
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>Even Disney animators get up to it. You'd be amazed.

The lads who gave an entire generation a harem-girl fetish and a mermaid fetish are a bit pervy? I'm shocked!

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