What have you been playing recently?

Discussion in 'Press Start' started by foil1212, Sep 5, 2013.

  1. Sean the Puritan

    Sean the Puritan Endut! Hoch Hech!

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    I played Guild Wars 2 for about an hour and then stopped. Every couple years I log in, delete all my old characters because I can't remember how the game works and start a new one at Level 1 and then get bored again after a few weeks.

    Good times.
  2. Elwood

    Elwood I know what I'm about, son.

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    For the better part of a year, I've been playing World of Warships. But, some of the people I play with are drawing me towards The Division.
  3. Zombie

    Zombie dead and loving it

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    Just got Civilization V and the Kerbal Space Program. Little end of the year Steam sale.

    I'm trying to build a nuclear missile. ;)
  4. Zombie

    Zombie dead and loving it

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    I loved the concept of The Division. I was pumped. Even got the book.

    One of my favorite type of stories besides Zombies. A pandemic situation.

    And than......

    I hated the Division for one giant reason: The bullet sponge was horrible.

    What do I mean? I mean needing three to four full magazines of 5.56 to take down a single man.

    Yeah it was that bad.

    I also hated it because the multiplayer was a disaster. No real story line either. Also the bugs.

    I just took the game back to Gamestop and traded it in.

    I read that supposedly it's a dozen times better now because Ubisoft has been working on it for two years but I really have no desire to play it.
  5. Mrs. Albert

    Mrs. Albert demented estrogen monster

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    Just finished the first crash bandicoot and started the second.
  6. NAHTMMM

    NAHTMMM busy busy

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    Wondrous Lands -- playing it on hardest difficulty so I can get all badges in one go because why not? I was disgruntled that it only saves right after a battle, but now that I accidentally found you can save by exiting the game it's pretty okay in my book for what it is. [​IMG] It's got about the right amount of randomly generated drops and tactically equipping them a la The Enchanted Cave to keep me happy. Would've preferred a fourth party member but they can't all be Might and Magic. The fact that I don't control the actual fights makes me very cautious about which abilities I pick.
  7. TheBurgerKing

    TheBurgerKing The Monarch of Flavor

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    Got out the old SNES, playing Y's 3, wanderers from Y's
  8. NAHTMMM

    NAHTMMM busy busy

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    Played Roguelands last night on Challenge 1, levelled up a few times and got some gear mods and had fun
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    NAHTMMM busy busy

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    Okay. This is the month I will log into Realm of the Mad God often enough to qualify for the expanded inventory.
  10. NAHTMMM

    NAHTMMM busy busy

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    Done, and got my bluebird fused to Tier 2 as well. Not sure I'll totally appreciate it shooting at random things now, but it'll make the game more interesting for sure.
  11. foil1212

    foil1212 Jose "Mom Fan" Alvarez Staff Member Moderator

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    I played a whole heck of a lot of that game. I booted it up this week (for a minute) because I saw you boot it up.

    Every time I play it I rage quit when my main dies. I looked, and it's all level 20s holding items because I don't have any extra chests.
  12. NAHTMMM

    NAHTMMM busy busy

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    RotMG is actually the one game where I don't get too upset when I die, because it's a roguelike and (unlike Stone Soup Crawl) the fame from death is necessary to progress with the pets. It's also got that pixelly aesthetic like it's not that big of a deal.

    I also don't usually lose much when I die. My wizard that just died was the first time I'd gotten any stat maxed out. I expected to like Huntress just a bit less, but her trap is functionally better than the wizard's big boom and she gets to wear actual armor so I'm liking it. It's just going to take some grinding to get her back up near my wizard's stats.
  13. matthunter

    matthunter I Don't Like Mondays

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    Still playing through ESO and close to getting my first toon to CP160 so will be able to wear top-end gear. Now it's just accruing more CP, unless the Summerset expansion is going to add new gear levels, rather than just a new gear type (jewelry crafting).

    In case the addiction factor wears off (I've still got half of the Ebonheart Pact campaign to complete, then the Daggerfall Covenant campaign, then finishing up the Thieves Guild stuff then I could join the Dark Brotherhood if I feel EVIL and then there's the expansion...) I've just ordered Elite: Dangerous for the nostalgia factor and the fact it actually looks bloody good, albeit the reviews say it's a true sandbox with no real plotline laid out.
  14. matthunter

    matthunter I Don't Like Mondays

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    Well, Elite reminded me in short order how fucking annoying it could be if you aren't an OCD twat. Mastered flight controls in space? Great, here comes docking and your newly acquired muscle memory is gonna fuck you up because up/down on right thumbstick is now gain/lose altitude, not whatever the fuck it was two seconds ago before you docked, you non-OCD hopeless cunt! BWAHAHAHAAAAA!!!! We're making autism either a superpower or we're showing you why it sucks!!!
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  15. Amaris

    Amaris Obsolete Fun

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    Oh my god, and when you want something added to give variety or ease of access, you’re a spoon fed millennial who just wants everything handed to them. The game could be incredible, but the community resists any kind of change that would bring the game mechanics into the 21st century. Autopilot? Insanity! Walking around inside of your spaceship? Blasphemy! Spending 2 hours in super cruise to stop at an outpost to make 1400 credits? Exciting gameplay!
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  16. NAHTMMM

    NAHTMMM busy busy

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    The new Unpuzzle is a huge improvement over the original, which was already pretty good.


    Still really annoying when it's because some stupid bit of scenery got in the way :garamet:
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    NAHTMMM busy busy

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    Unpuzzle is pretty good. Unpuzzle 2 is a really good improvement.
  18. Amaris

    Amaris Obsolete Fun

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    I reactivated my WoW account, and upgraded to the new expansion. I'm currently playing a Blood Elf Demon Hunter, and it is awesome.
  19. Teh Baba Returns

    Teh Baba Returns Fresh Meat

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    LOTRO
    https://store.steampowered.com/app/212500/The_Lord_of_the_Rings_Online/
    https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct...aw3b5vEzTRSp_iZOvA7N4VGs&ust=1524712314647081

    high elf champion . game has session play which allows you to play Frodo Gandalf etc. stuff like flashbooks and reading books is session play.

    https://www.lotro-wiki.com/

    Chance Thomas is back as ddo and lotro composer and they are very conservative with lore dealing with chris Tolkien they would have to be. They just added northen mirkwood for vips who bought the black book of mordor expansion and working on a 64 bit client. This game has mounted combat.

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  20. TheBurgerKing

    TheBurgerKing The Monarch of Flavor

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    Been playing Far Cry 5 for the past few days. Really been enjoying it. Any game that let's you sic a diabetic bear on crazy prepper cult members is definitely worth a play.
  21. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Git

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    How does it compare to other FPS?

    I've found myself playing more games these days now that my social life has inevitably suffered from most friends getting married and squeezing out brats.
  22. TheBurgerKing

    TheBurgerKing The Monarch of Flavor

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    It plays great, the little weapon wheel is kind of unintuitive, you have multiple groups of throwables and it's almost impossible to switch them on the fly.
  23. TheBurgerKing

    TheBurgerKing The Monarch of Flavor

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    Finally beat Far Cry 5, HOO-WEE that ending. It's quite the doozy.
  24. NAHTMMM

    NAHTMMM busy busy

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    getting sucked into FTL, send help
  25. Teh Baba Returns

    Teh Baba Returns Fresh Meat

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    Star trek online with 5.1 surround sound speakers.
  26. foil1212

    foil1212 Jose "Mom Fan" Alvarez Staff Member Moderator

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    Destiny consumed me again since Warmind came out. I'm approaching max power level, have done the original raid a couple times now. Once I'm max level I'm gonna try to do Eater of Worlds and Spire.
  27. matthunter

    matthunter I Don't Like Mondays

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    So following on from the E3 trailer thread, I took the plunge and bought a PS4 Pro in anticipation of the exclusive Marvel's Spider-Man game out in September. Gonna need a few months to get past the muscle memory issues surrounding the difference in controllers between the Xbox and PS4. Though I love that the PS4 controller can either be wired or wireless and the console put in Rest Mode to just charge the controller overnight. I always went wired with the Xbox controller as the batteries always die at crucial points, but my puppy likes charging around the living room and pulling the cable out... :)

    I mentioned buying Injustice: Gods Among Us as a tester, but decided I needed to look at some of the exclusives. Uncharted 4 caught my eye but I had to ask if it would keep my interest enough to justify the spend... luckily Uncharted 1-3 are now released as a Remastered Edition on one disc for just £14.99, so I've been playing through Drake's Fortune for the last coupla nights (in between doing my daily stint on Elder Scrolls Online on the Xbox). Jump puzzles are not my favourite thing, as a look back at my comments on Destiny in this thread will reveal, but at least here the trick is figuring out where and when to jump, not reliant on a weird "double/triple jump depending on when you tap buttons" mechanic. I'm up to the bit where Nate's gotten fed up and wants out, but still needs to get to the boat anyway (which means going the same way he would if he wanted the treasure).

    It's doing a good job of hooking me in to the story and the characters - it's basically a modern day Indiana Jones story or a male Tomb Raider - based around chasing the secret adventures of Sir Francis Drake and the hidden treasures/dangers he learned of from sacking the Spanish Fleet.
  28. ed629

    ed629 Morally Inept Banned

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    Red Dead Redemption.... looking forward to Red Dead Redemption 2.
  29. foil1212

    foil1212 Jose "Mom Fan" Alvarez Staff Member Moderator

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    Do you have any interest in the Yakuza games? Yakuza 0 is a pretty good starting point since it's a prequel. It's also long depending on how much time you put into the side stuff
  30. matthunter

    matthunter I Don't Like Mondays

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    I saw good reviews of Yakuza 6. That far into a series, as with Uncharted, I might need to play the whole set to associate with a character, but unless the series is remastered it does mean playing through some damn old graphics. Is Yak 0 a more recently made prequel?

    That said, I'm the guy who decided whether or not to watch Firefly on DVD by watching Serenity first...