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2017-10-05 10:34:35 PM  
Still trying to conquer the galaxy as the Techno Slugs.
 
2017-10-05 10:43:27 PM  
Took a brief break from Skies of Arcadia Legends to finish cleaning up Nuka World in Fallout 4, but now I'm going back in to the open skies in 3D, assuming that Dolphin does not screw things up on me.

Also, I just picked up a New Nintendo 3DS with some special firmware and I've been playing around with it for a bit. I may end up selling my old 3DS model (LoZ-branded unit) if I can find a decent price for it. I have CFW on it, so I might be able to get something for it, if eBay does not kill the auction.

Favorite gaming mods:

Brutal Doom for Doom
Unfinished Business I & II for the Baldur's Gate trilogy.
Ascension for Baldur's Gate II (primarily affects Throne of Bhaal but has effects through the game)
The fan-patch for Vampire: The Masquerade:Bloodlines
Salvage Beacons for Fallout 4 -- this one was so damned useful that I sent a donation to the mod's creator.
 
2017-10-05 10:45:43 PM  
Also, I may try out I Am Setsuna if my copy arrives (Switch version, from Japan) tomorrow. I figured that if I have a Switch I might as well have something to play on it, but I wanted something that would not require any firmware higher than its current (3.0.0) as I would like to see if my unit can be hackable.
 
2017-10-05 11:02:53 PM  
In the last week?  Bits and pieces of Tekken 7, Uncharted: Lost Legacy, Gundam Versus, Rainbow Six: Siege, and Titanfall 2.

Recent developments have confirmed that I pretty much suck at videogames now.  Gotta get back in the gym and start doing the wrist curls.

Three sets of five for maximum grip strength.  This is what it means to be a hardcore gamer.
 
2017-10-05 11:10:14 PM  
Just re- started Fable today. Haven't played it years
 
2017-10-05 11:15:27 PM  
Also, this was pretty damn good.

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For those of you who aren't aware, in the course of releasing StarCraft Remastered, Blizzard has managed to render StarCraft entirely unplayable in an online setting, and it looks like they pushed their weight around to get the largest remaining private server shut down, which was running on an older, stable patch.

All these farkheads had to do was release the StarCraft equivalent of Age of Empires HD Edition and they didn't do it.  But thank God for all of us that StarCraft is in Early Access.  We need to give it time.  It will be here in time for summer of 1998.
 
2017-10-05 11:20:19 PM  
Apparently I've decided that I'm not pulling out enough hair from my head. I recently re-started playing Alundra on epsxe and Riven from the MYST series, I had to quit Alundra due to travel years ago, so I've rekindled my frustration. Whee.

While looking for a Diablo clone, discovered Torchlight 2 and have been spending waaaay too much time on that. If anyone could recommend a good hack-n-slash I'd be most thankful.
 
2017-10-05 11:47:00 PM  

Non Sequitur Man: Apparently I've decided that I'm not pulling out enough hair from my head. I recently re-started playing Alundra on epsxe and Riven from the MYST series, I had to quit Alundra due to travel years ago, so I've rekindled my frustration. Whee.

While looking for a Diablo clone, discovered Torchlight 2 and have been spending waaaay too much time on that. If anyone could recommend a good hack-n-slash I'd be most thankful.


If you like those Path of Exile is pretty fun. And it's free.
 
2017-10-06 12:23:11 AM  
Escape Room tonight!  First time for any of us, in a brand-new room.

Rick and Morty Munchkin as a warm-up.

Still haunting Colonia in Elite Dangerous. It's very laid back out here.
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2017-10-06 12:55:19 AM  
Golf Story on Switch is such a treat. It's fun.
 
2017-10-06 01:04:08 AM  

fusillade762: Non Sequitur Man: Apparently I've decided that I'm not pulling out enough hair from my head. I recently re-started playing Alundra on epsxe and Riven from the MYST series, I had to quit Alundra due to travel years ago, so I've rekindled my frustration. Whee.

While looking for a Diablo clone, discovered Torchlight 2 and have been spending waaaay too much time on that. If anyone could recommend a good hack-n-slash I'd be most thankful.

If you like those Path of Exile is pretty fun. And it's free.

Thank you sir!!!

 
2017-10-06 05:41:49 AM  
I've been sick as fark with the flu this past week and I've played almost nothing other than a round of Mechwarrior online here and there and never for any amount of time.

I had preordered Cuphead a while back and played the first couple of levels. It's breathtakingly gorgeous.

I can't wait for this sickness to be over so I can actually get in to it.
 
2017-10-06 05:55:41 AM  

HawgWild: Golf Story on Switch is such a treat. It's fun.


That does look good. Now I want a Switch. Or a PC port.
 
2017-10-06 06:02:32 AM  
I beat the legend of heroes: cold steel 1/2 awhile back so I finally got around to playing trails of sky trilogy over the past week.  Still on the first game though.  I love the characters more but damn the game is hard.  Gonna start calling it trails of dark souls.
 
2017-10-06 06:09:13 AM  
Been replaying Mad Max, because there's something deeply cathartic about roaming the waste land in your awesome custom car with you crazy high priest of mechanus side-kick.

For anyone who still hasn't bought it:  Its not replaying the events of the recent movie or any of them but its set in the same world/local region and from my understanding its pre-last-movie.  Imorten Joe's son is the main nemesis in this one and mentions like bullet farm and gas town are liberal.  Its atmosphere is dead-true to the series, pretty damn dark themes and a lot of rich content in there.    Extremely well done game world too, the region you start in is somewhere off the coast of Australia where the ocean used to be so most of the forts and bases are all rusted out ship-wrecks and such.  Game play wise picture a typical assassin's creed type open world divided into zones of control with a scattering of common activities across them.  There's a main story to follow and a couple side-quest type things but its pretty open to just picking a target and going for it.  One of your secondary objectives is to build up the local warlords' bases but weakening Scrotus's(son of Joe) hold over the region by whacking his bases, taking out his convoys and generally killing every war boy you run into.

Car combat is brutal but your priest-mechanic will repair your car infinitely between fights and even if you get into a bad spot you can hop out and deal with things while he brings the car back to life.

Ground combat is very assassin's creed style where you are one vs many, you are typically just using your fists to punch the crap out of war boys and other dessert evils.  You have a shotgun and knives but they're more for special situations, ammo while not exactly scarce isn't plentiful enough to just shoot your way through encounters.

I found it played better with the xbox controller then keyboard, specifically for the driving part.

I also just bought a sweet new 34" ultra wide that arrived yesterday so I've been getting a little screen-shot happy.
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2017-10-06 08:12:33 AM  
Decided to try early game rushing in Stellaris with a Determined Exterminator machine mind.

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Worked pretty good.  Took 3 empires before they could build space ports on their first colony/two colonies, which gave me enough planets (and enough energy from chemical processing of the inhabitants) to roll over the 3rd closest who was doing an excellent job of getting established and almost stalled me between his fleet and spaceports.  With his 5 planets added that put me in control of a good 1/4th of the 2500 star galaxy with around 15 planets at a time when building them up myself would have put me at 5ish.  Next empire had just a few more planets than I could claim in a single war, so I absorbed what I could then moved past them to the next and did the same.  Then those two made defensive pacts with the guy past THEM, so I declared on him and they got dragged into the war despite having 5-10 years of truce left.  Took chunks out of all 3 empires and just kept rolling rolling rolling.I had about 3/4ths of the map under my control before I paused being in war even once, and then it was just to start upgrading my fleet in between wars so it'd be ready for eating Fallen Empires.

I'm happy with how this went down, other than with so many planets and so little development it takes years to get a single tradition and I still only have 1 ascension perk so far.  However, I started this game to play around with Determined Exterminator's 25% weapon damage increase and see if I could get Kinetic Artillery damage high enough to one shot ships. =/  Not going to be much point to chasing levels of +damage tech now, especially with so many planets multiplying research costs.
 
2017-10-06 08:14:37 AM  
Slightly less panic this week.  Ran my first DM session last Sunday and it was incredible.  Got halfway through the planned adventure, which was a surprise, because I was worried I didn't have enough material. Never underestimate your players' abilities to overturn every rock looking for clues and treasure.

And speaking of players, I had no idea how much fun it would be to watch them ruin my plans.  Underground cavern filled with mysterious places and people?  They cut right through to the heart of the matter by casting Speak With Animals and bribing a rothe with delicious moss.  Epic cliffside battle fending off swarms of giant bats, with swarms of critters waiting up top?  The wizard flew to the top of the cliff and fireballed half the mobs.

I'm going to have to rebalance for the next half, because no matter what I throw at them, they come up with a creative solution that makes it look easy.
 
2017-10-06 08:19:16 AM  
Side note:  You cannot stop once you start this process.  When populations start dying off from chemical processing your energy tanks and you're suddenly -300 energy with a fleet cost through the roof.  I've got 2500 out of 4700 fleet capacity currently, and no way to support it without new victims coming in.  Thankfully I'm almost done with the 109 months of research mega structures took and have access to a ruined Dyson Sphere.  Once that gets up and running it will stabilize even my sprawling empire.  (along with my sectors having been switched over to energy focus for now).  The ruined science nexus will help with further research to be ready for end game crisis, which I'm now at 110 years in and have taken out the first awakened fallen empire and one other for good measure.  Also, I have a multiple crisis mod, so this should get exciting.
 
2017-10-06 09:06:07 AM  

BumpInTheNight: Been replaying Mad Max, because there's something deeply cathartic about roaming the waste land in your awesome custom car with you crazy high priest of mechanus side-kick.

For anyone who still hasn't bought it:  Its not replaying the events of the recent movie or any of them but its set in the same world/local region and from my understanding its pre-last-movie.  Imorten Joe's son is the main nemesis in this one and mentions like bullet farm and gas town are liberal.  Its atmosphere is dead-true to the series, pretty damn dark themes and a lot of rich content in there.    Extremely well done game world too, the region you start in is somewhere off the coast of Australia where the ocean used to be so most of the forts and bases are all rusted out ship-wrecks and such.  Game play wise picture a typical assassin's creed type open world divided into zones of control with a scattering of common activities across them.  There's a main story to follow and a couple side-quest type things but its pretty open to just picking a target and going for it.  One of your secondary objectives is to build up the local warlords' bases but weakening Scrotus's(son of Joe) hold over the region by whacking his bases, taking out his convoys and generally killing every war boy you run into.

Car combat is brutal but your priest-mechanic will repair your car infinitely between fights and even if you get into a bad spot you can hop out and deal with things while he brings the car back to life.

Ground combat is very assassin's creed style where you are one vs many, you are typically just using your fists to punch the crap out of war boys and other dessert evils.  You have a shotgun and knives but they're more for special situations, ammo while not exactly scarce isn't plentiful enough to just shoot your way through encounters.

I found it played better with the xbox controller then keyboard, specifically for the driving part.

I also just bought a sweet new 34" ultra wide that arrived yester ...


It is indeed a great game.  A little grindy, tho, but then, I like grindy (more than 1k hours in Elite Dangerous).

As for what I'm playing this week:  the usuals (Rocket League, Elite Dangerous), some new stuff (Heat Signature), and I'm itching to replay something else but not sure what yet.  This usually ends with me digging out Jagged Alliance 2 again, but that's really starting to look old now.  :D
 
2017-10-06 09:06:43 AM  
No computer games this week, but SWMBO and I did play a few games of Tikal.  We just got it a couple of weeks ago and hadn't played it yet.  Its pretty fun.

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2017-10-06 09:07:10 AM  
Gungeon with a friend, on one side killing the bosses is easier , on the other the camera not being dependent on one character means you get shot at from out of the screen way more often.

Fun game tho, it takes a bit to get some unlocks going but once you do it gets fun.
 
2017-10-06 09:07:19 AM  
My favorite mod of all time was BF1942 Mod: Desert Combat.  It brought the game into the modern era with tanks, jets, helicopters and everything.  Some of the people that played that mod would bring crazy expensive equipment (fancy joysticks, etc) to play with extreme accuracy.
 
2017-10-06 09:08:14 AM  
For a split second I thought someone had released a new Buck Rogers game.  And that made me sad, because that would mean Lorraine Williams might make some money.
 
2017-10-06 09:09:17 AM  
Picked up Mass Effect Andromeda for $20, have to say I'm pleasantly surprised.  I understand it was buggy as all hell, but underneath that is a solid game.   I love the ideas they created in Andromeda, and while the presentation isn't quite as clean and polished as 2 or 3, the concepts are great, the galaxy feels different enough, and there's tons of potential here.    No DLCs to come though, but we may end up getting more content in a sequel, or they may choose to go back to the Milky Way.    Fine with either idea.  Just a good scifi explorer RPG.
 
2017-10-06 09:09:24 AM  

fusillade762: Non Sequitur Man: Apparently I've decided that I'm not pulling out enough hair from my head. I recently re-started playing Alundra on epsxe and Riven from the MYST series, I had to quit Alundra due to travel years ago, so I've rekindled my frustration. Whee.

While looking for a Diablo clone, discovered Torchlight 2 and have been spending waaaay too much time on that. If anyone could recommend a good hack-n-slash I'd be most thankful.

If you like those Path of Exile is pretty fun. And it's free.

 Grim Dawn is also good.  A sort of Solomon Kane-ish setting with a world being invaded by several flavors of Great Old Ones.  It's not free, but the character advancement system isn't nearly as deep as the one PoE either.
 
2017-10-06 09:09:39 AM  

BumpInTheNight: Been replaying Mad Max, because there's something deeply cathartic about roaming the waste land in your awesome custom car with you crazy high priest of mechanus side-kick.

For anyone who still hasn't bought it:  Its not replaying the events of the recent movie or any of them but its set in the same world/local region and from my understanding its pre-last-movie.  Imorten Joe's son is the main nemesis in this one and mentions like bullet farm and gas town are liberal.  Its atmosphere is dead-true to the series, pretty damn dark themes and a lot of rich content in there.    Extremely well done game world too, the region you start in is somewhere off the coast of Australia where the ocean used to be so most of the forts and bases are all rusted out ship-wrecks and such.  Game play wise picture a typical assassin's creed type open world divided into zones of control with a scattering of common activities across them.  There's a main story to follow and a couple side-quest type things but its pretty open to just picking a target and going for it.  One of your secondary objectives is to build up the local warlords' bases but weakening Scrotus's(son of Joe) hold over the region by whacking his bases, taking out his convoys and generally killing every war boy you run into.

Car combat is brutal but your priest-mechanic will repair your car infinitely between fights and even if you get into a bad spot you can hop out and deal with things while he brings the car back to life.

Ground combat is very assassin's creed style where you are one vs many, you are typically just using your fists to punch the crap out of war boys and other dessert evils.  You have a shotgun and knives but they're more for special situations, ammo while not exactly scarce isn't plentiful enough to just shoot your way through encounters.

I found it played better with the xbox controller then keyboard, specifically for the driving part.

I also just bought a sweet new 34" ultra wide that arrived yesterday so I've been getting a little screen-shot happy.
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loved this game, right up until a certain race near the end where I rage-quit after gods know how many attempts.

Currently playing Skyrim (sword and board Argonian) and UVHM Axton in BL2.
 
2017-10-06 09:10:50 AM  

Dimensio: Took a brief break from Skies of Arcadia Legends to finish cleaning up Nuka World in Fallout 4, but now I'm going back in to the open skies in 3D, assuming that Dolphin does not screw things up on me.

Also, I just picked up a New Nintendo 3DS with some special firmware and I've been playing around with it for a bit. I may end up selling my old 3DS model (LoZ-branded unit) if I can find a decent price for it. I have CFW on it, so I might be able to get something for it, if eBay does not kill the auction.

Favorite gaming mods:

Brutal Doom for Doom
Unfinished Business I & II for the Baldur's Gate trilogy.
Ascension for Baldur's Gate II (primarily affects Throne of Bhaal but has effects through the game)
The fan-patch for Vampire: The Masquerade:Bloodlines
Salvage Beacons for Fallout 4 -- this one was so damned useful that I sent a donation to the mod's creator.


I forgot that you were playing Skies of Arcadia, What platform are you on? That is the last jRPG I played and have fond memories of it.
 
2017-10-06 09:12:10 AM  

GhostfacedFiddlah: I had no idea how much fun it would be to watch them ruin my plans.


Heh I'm about to crush my party's spirits next week as their poor choices a few sessions ago have led to a key ally's gristly death.  They don't know this yet as they've been mucking around in an unimportant goblin den for a few sessions now, but it's all about to come out.

I've been playing Warhammer Total War II all week.  Just finished my first playthrough with the High Elves.  The HE are disgustingly ridiculously powerful.
 
2017-10-06 09:13:44 AM  

rummonkey: Dimensio: Took a brief break from Skies of Arcadia Legends to finish cleaning up Nuka World in Fallout 4, but now I'm going back in to the open skies in 3D, assuming that Dolphin does not screw things up on me.

Also, I just picked up a New Nintendo 3DS with some special firmware and I've been playing around with it for a bit. I may end up selling my old 3DS model (LoZ-branded unit) if I can find a decent price for it. I have CFW on it, so I might be able to get something for it, if eBay does not kill the auction.

Favorite gaming mods:

Brutal Doom for Doom
Unfinished Business I & II for the Baldur's Gate trilogy.
Ascension for Baldur's Gate II (primarily affects Throne of Bhaal but has effects through the game)
The fan-patch for Vampire: The Masquerade:Bloodlines
Salvage Beacons for Fallout 4 -- this one was so damned useful that I sent a donation to the mod's creator.

I forgot that you were playing Skies of Arcadia, What platform are you on? That is the last jRPG I played and have fond memories of it.


The GameCube version running on Dolphin, using a widescreen code (only for the rendering, not for the UI/2d features because that was causing problems) and side-by-side stereoscopic 3D that works surprisingly well.
 
2017-10-06 09:13:48 AM  

LowbrowDeluxe: Side note:  You cannot stop once you start this process.  When populations start dying off from chemical processing your energy tanks and you're suddenly -300 energy with a fleet cost through the roof.  I've got 2500 out of 4700 fleet capacity currently, and no way to support it without new victims coming in.  Thankfully I'm almost done with the 109 months of research mega structures took and have access to a ruined Dyson Sphere.  Once that gets up and running it will stabilize even my sprawling empire.  (along with my sectors having been switched over to energy focus for now).  The ruined science nexus will help with further research to be ready for end game crisis, which I'm now at 110 years in and have taken out the first awakened fallen empire and one other for good measure.  Also, I have a multiple crisis mod, so this should get exciting.


Ayaaaaa.

Haven't been able to play Synthetic dawn yet because my mods haven't caught up to the new pieces of the game yet and the game crashes on startup.

Been playing Dragon Age Origins lately.
 
2017-10-06 09:15:10 AM  
Found myself playing Planet's Edge on Archive on the train this week.  That one could use a remake.   That and finished the story for Guildwars 2 Path of Fire earlier this week.  I'm about out of things to do in Breath of the Wild before going and killing Ganon.
 
2017-10-06 09:15:31 AM  
I can answer both questions in one statement...

Tekkit Legends.
 
2017-10-06 09:17:29 AM  

GhostfacedFiddlah: Slightly less panic this week.  Ran my first DM session last Sunday and it was incredible.  Got halfway through the planned adventure, which was a surprise, because I was worried I didn't have enough material. Never underestimate your players' abilities to overturn every rock looking for clues and treasure.

And speaking of players, I had no idea how much fun it would be to watch them ruin my plans.  Underground cavern filled with mysterious places and people?  They cut right through to the heart of the matter by casting Speak With Animals and bribing a rothe with delicious moss.  Epic cliffside battle fending off swarms of giant bats, with swarms of critters waiting up top?  The wizard flew to the top of the cliff and fireballed half the mobs.

I'm going to have to rebalance for the next half, because no matter what I throw at them, they come up with a creative solution that makes it look easy.


Just had a session last night.

We came up on some NPC that was sick.  We got a good medicine check and figured that he had eaten something bad and would be okay if we could get him to throw up.  So my teammates start looking though their inventory to see what they've got that would do that, and I start browsing my spell list.

Me: "I think I picked up stinking cloud.  Did I get stinking cloud?  And does it still work the same way it did in the gold box games where if someone failed the save it said they stood there retching?"

The Ranger (irl a paramedic): "I've got a medicine pouch, but none of these things will actually make a person throw up.  Wait a minute: I picked up a spice rack somewhere!  Does it have ... yes!"

Result: we made a sick guy puke by giving him the cinnamon challenge.
 
2017-10-06 09:17:30 AM  
Went back to Civ 5 for a bit & was surprised at how many Civs I somehow hadn't actually won a game playing (and I've got close to 3000 hours in at Civ 5, how the HELL did I never complete a game as Washington or Bismark?)

So I'm kickin' through a bunch of smaller games and using the leaders I'd not so far

Doing more Battletech testing too, which is always fun. Giant stompy robot tanks with LRMs are just viscerally awesome
 
2017-10-06 09:18:02 AM  

Smoking GNU: Been playing Dragon Age Origins lately.


I should replay that.  I enjoyed the hell out of it at the time and did absolutely every nook and cranny of the game with each of the characters.

But I've forgotten all that now, I bet it'd be fun to redo it.
 
2017-10-06 09:18:18 AM  
Two more game mods that I highly recommend:

Nehrim: At Fate's Edge, a mod for Oblivion.
Enderal: The Shards of Order, a mod for Skyrim.


I tried Arktwend for Morrowind but I could not quite get into it. I may go back and try it again, but Morrowind's gameplay is a bit too clunky for me unless I am using mods like Combat Enhanced.
 
2017-10-06 09:18:30 AM  
I've been playing Hearts of Iron 3 (no, not 4) and have restarted as Germany several times on Easy until I could get a feel for how all of the units work, diplomacy, air and naval combat, and all that good stuff.  This one I am going to see through the end.  Working on aligning the Netherlands and Belgium with the axis, driving England out of Africa, and three-fronting the USSR from Europe, Turkey, and from China (japan owns them).  One amusing thing, I was conquering Finland, and a Japanese fleet landed a small force at the north of it while I was coming up from the south (I landed an armored force at Turku), and now we are both built up on the boarder of the USSR.

Its a strange game.  I might try as Poland next, just to see if I can ruin someone's day.

As far as mods, I like Caliente's stuff, but I'm pretty pervy.
 
2017-10-06 09:19:39 AM  

Karac: Wait a minute: I picked up a spice rack somewhere!


Of course someone has a spice rack.  It's been a running gag in my 15-year D&D group that someone is always carrying a full tea set.
 
2017-10-06 09:21:50 AM  

LowbrowDeluxe: Side note:  You cannot stop once you start this process.  When populations start dying off from chemical processing your energy tanks and you're suddenly -300 energy with a fleet cost through the roof.  I've got 2500 out of 4700 fleet capacity currently, and no way to support it without new victims coming in.  Thankfully I'm almost done with the 109 months of research mega structures took and have access to a ruined Dyson Sphere.  Once that gets up and running it will stabilize even my sprawling empire.  (along with my sectors having been switched over to energy focus for now).  The ruined science nexus will help with further research to be ready for end game crisis, which I'm now at 110 years in and have taken out the first awakened fallen empire and one other for good measure.  Also, I have a multiple crisis mod, so this should get exciting.


Historically, that's been one of the causes for empires falling.  You start conquering outlying areas and get reliant on an influx of booty and slaves to fund your core, and eventually you either hit an ocean (examples are for Rome, in this case Spain), an enemy you can't beat (Parthia), somewhere that's just not worth conquering (the northern half of Britain), or it's just too far away and your supply lines can't go that far (past Germany).
 
2017-10-06 09:21:55 AM  

5 star chef of tv dinners: I beat the legend of heroes: cold steel 1/2 awhile back so I finally got around to playing trails of sky trilogy over the past week.  Still on the first game though.  I love the characters more but damn the game is hard.  Gonna start calling it trails of dark souls.


The PSP/Vita Trails games have a really strange difficulty progression, where at low level things are stupidly hard, and even cheap road mobs can wipe your party if you're not prepared.  Then around midgame there's an abrupt shift, and average mooks aren't even work the time it takes to run an encounter on them, but that's also when the bosses go from 'stronger, faster, tougher mooks' to 'I get to move between every character action and am immune to all effects and have ridiculous DEF/ADF and a whole-map S-craft that does 80% damage with status effects.  Is that a problem for you'?

But the story development and characters and the entire world are just so amazing you don't even care about that, and want to be a better player just to get more of the story.  I even beat the goddamned fishing game in 3rd, just to be able to see the full story, and it's COMPLETELY WORTH IT.

/fan of the series, could you tell?
 
2017-10-06 09:22:18 AM  
Ive been playing that DnD idle game.

I don't know why.

Been working on recoding an old browser based strategy game from 1999-2004 called Shattered Empires. Hope to have something to show for it in a month or so.
 
2017-10-06 09:23:25 AM  
I am still playing the new metroid. I haven't had a lot of time for it as I have been playing the meta game called "job hunting".

Favorite gaming mod would be a toss up between VtM:Bloodlines wesp5 unofficial patch, Morrowblivion, and Tale of Two Wastelands for FO3 and NV.
 
2017-10-06 09:26:49 AM  
Oh, and for mods, i'ma assume you mean really big mods?

I'd have to say the Crossfire Mod for Freelancer.
 
2017-10-06 09:27:03 AM  

MaxTigar: I can answer both questions in one statement...

Tekkit Legends.


I've been playing this a lot with my daughter recently.  Tekkit has always been very high on my favorite mod list.

Other mods I've played a ton of over the years were Counterstrike and Day of Defeat, back when those were mods instead of actual games.  I played a lot of 'History in the making' mod for Civ 4.

Enderal is up there too.  That is practically it's own game instead of a Skyrim mod, but it is a Skyrim mod, so it counts.

This week, I've been playing Elite: Dangerous.  I took a big step in my goal of unlocking all of the engineers: I can now access Bill Turner and his PA blueprints.  You have to mine 50 tons of Bromellite, which was boring but didn't take too long, and you have to get the permit to access Alioth, which took longer but I was able to get by bounty hunting.  Bounty hunting is a LOT more fun than mining.
 
2017-10-06 09:30:08 AM  
Dusted off my copy of FreeSpace2 and playing the Wing Commander Saga mod, good stuff.  I've been eyeing upgrading the rig for some time now, are there any playable demos of E:D out there?
 
2017-10-06 09:30:55 AM  

Summercat: Ive been playing that DnD idle game.

I don't know why.

Been working on recoding an old browser based strategy game from 1999-2004 called Shattered Empires. Hope to have something to show for it in a month or so.


I had a fun couple hours with Crusaders of Lost Idols. There's no way I can't try the DnD version.
 
2017-10-06 09:31:06 AM  
I've finally given up GTA 5 after a couple years of enjoyment. I think rockstar has killed the game purposely with all the dlc that you have to constantly grind for and I will not buy shark cards. So, I have to find another game now.
 
2017-10-06 09:32:44 AM  
Finished Mario + Rabbids, don't think I'll do any of the post game content. I tried one super trial and it wasn't fun.

Back to Breath of the Wild, and playing Golf Story. A little annoyed how little actual "golf" there is so far in the story mode. You get one 9 hole round in at each course after doing a dozen mini challenges and fetch quests. I get that they're trying to emulate the old Mario Golf Camelot games, and that's exactly what I want, but there is way too much nonsense thrown in.
 
2017-10-06 09:33:29 AM  

Joe Satin: I've finally given up GTA 5 after a couple years of enjoyment. I think rockstar has killed the game purposely with all the dlc that you have to constantly grind for and I will not buy shark cards. So, I have to find another game now.


I am still waiting for the new single-player content that Rockstar promised in 2013.

Any day now!
 
2017-10-06 09:33:59 AM  
Was away on a hiking trip for 2 weeks so I didn't get much done on the SS4 modding, the community is still bare-bones as nobody wants to learn the editor or C#, however i've gotten most of what I want out of a test level including winning conditions. Last thing I have to do is setup a unit group control script for the enemy so at least a battle is somewhat dynamic. Water for whatever reason is impossible to setup though.

Otherwise been playing Metroid: Samus Returns, if you enjoy the super metroid/metroidvania style games then this will fit the bill pretty well. Not sure how much I will finish before succumbing to the Cuphead hype though.
 
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