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EU covered up a study that found piracy does not affect sales by Illidan Stormrage - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 04:15:25 EST ID:jtzcSksq No.707573 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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They paid a bunch of money for the study, but then it actually showed that in some cases, piracy even boosts sales slightly.

Fuck all ya'll piracy haters please don't hurt me, I buy almost all of my games but this argument is finally settled, and the whiny bitches have lost!




http://www.ibtimes.com/eu-buried-study-found-no-impact-piracy-entertainment-industry-2592661
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B.J. Blazkowicz - Tue, 03 Oct 2017 21:47:45 EST ID:cmsg6Hj5 No.708216 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>708215
yes if you make a video of yourself playing a video game it is your video
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John Blade - Tue, 03 Oct 2017 21:56:45 EST ID:y9mlyb8M No.708218 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>708216
>oh no the people doing free marketing for my game get to keep pennies on the dollar of the ad revenue google is making off of them
>how will my finances ever recover
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B.J. Blazkowicz - Tue, 03 Oct 2017 22:42:05 EST ID:cmsg6Hj5 No.708219 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>708218
shit dog I wasn't arguing against piracy there, I was just answering that other dudes question

you got me all backwards my man
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John Shepard - Tue, 03 Oct 2017 22:46:54 EST ID:BHFcwi// No.708220 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>708219

yea lurker here, can confirm he got you all backwards

>>708218

you should apologize duder its the right thing to do
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John Blade - Tue, 03 Oct 2017 22:58:35 EST ID:y9mlyb8M No.708221 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>708220
>>708219
just pretend I quoted this guy then, no hard feelings
>>708211


Divinity: Original Sin 2 by Enoch - Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:13:34 EST ID:ujFx3m43 No.707276 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What do you guys think so far? Find anything interesting?

I got shittalked by a sourcerer crab, so that was fun.
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Siegfried Schtauffen - Tue, 03 Oct 2017 09:32:53 EST ID:JqhvbUvk No.708188 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>708185
There are plenty of ppl like that around here. Not everyone else's fault they didn't get it when you were pretending to be stupid.
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Four - Tue, 03 Oct 2017 10:00:02 EST ID:QqQ/GS2u No.708189 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>708185
Yeah man, its your fault we were too stupid to get your joke.
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Siegfried Schtauffen - Tue, 03 Oct 2017 11:02:31 EST ID:JqhvbUvk No.708191 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>708186
Wtf does pugnacious mean? Speak English
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Ling Xiaoyu - Tue, 03 Oct 2017 11:49:41 EST ID:dt8B7bNg No.708194 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>708185
dont mind the fags, theyre confused and scared but ultimately decent people.
it was a good post
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Tetra - Tue, 03 Oct 2017 16:45:16 EST ID:FqTfAZAX No.708208 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>708187

I was kinda more hoping for people to not take it seriously tbh. It's not a great joke, but a joke's a joke.

There's a moral lesson to be gained here, buried somewhere beneath all the insecure posters and half-assed trolls.


EASY-ISH GAMES? by Isaac - Sun, 19 Mar 2017 21:15:10 EST ID:2fDCI/mr No.696783 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>tl;dr recommendations for good games to play with someone who isn't good at video games (ie: can't really do skillful jumps or complicated attack patterns) but still pose some sort of challenge?

So my girl's never played vidya and I'm trying to find some easy-but-not-too-easy games for us to play through together

we just went through paper mario which worked pretty well because it was turn by turn so during the fights she didn't have to do anything with great reflexes but it still required some skill to do the action buttons and avoid enemies in the first place

some games we've played through alredy were pikmin and yoshi's woolly world

Preferably looking for games for the gamecube/wii/wii u/PC since I already have em but I'll take any recommendations at all if they're worth buying the system for, Preferably co op but single player is fine
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Laura Croft - Sun, 01 Oct 2017 14:14:13 EST ID:Fo/Sj7L/ No.708092 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>708087
the whole pint is that she is playing the vidya. wtf dude reading comp
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honk - Sun, 01 Oct 2017 15:07:59 EST ID:W51O2zS3 No.708093 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>708092
Please don't feed the trolls.

I recommend turn based games, since precision, timing and muscle memory doesn't really matter. Just installed XCom Enemy Within and you can totally teach anyone how to play it. Divinity Original Sin 2 also has a split screen coop mode. Hot seat games can also be fun, like any Worms game, Talisman, Heroes of Might and Magic. Also considering most of those games have a tutorial mode.

Diablo type games aren't usually too difficult and are really engaging. Diablo II or III, Path of Exile, Grim Dawn, Torchlight games.

Choose your own adventure type games like The Walking Dead or Life is Strange might also be really fun.
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M. Bison - Mon, 02 Oct 2017 09:11:05 EST ID:6enlRmQC No.708139 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>708087
Personally, I wouldn't date a girl who plays bideo games. It just gives off bad connotations.
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Mon, 02 Oct 2017 12:48:32 EST ID:f32FrQWc No.708144 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>708139
After visiting arcades in Japan both big and small, I've determined that my ideal girl is one who can clear difficult shmups in one credit.
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Dagoth Ur - Tue, 03 Oct 2017 15:58:40 EST ID:W/9zuBkz No.708201 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>708144
Is there such a girl?


ps4 games for casual friend by Tifa Lockheart - Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:54:41 EST ID:mgDgKnLA No.702899 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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A super casual friend of mine has bought a ps4 and I'm trying to think of good games to get her hooked on vidya. She has barely played anything to my knowledge, a bit of sims, GTA and some platformer or two.
She bought Asscreed enzo collection, GTA 5 and Horizon. I would not have suggested the ass collection but the other 2 might be alright.
She was also interested in The Witcher 3 but I've only played 1 and 2. I've heard mixed things about it.

Anyway since I don't want to buy a ps4 I also want to take advantage of this situation if possible and get her into Souls like games for Bloodborne and Nioh. I let her try a bit of DaS3 yesterday and she got completely crushed by Gundyrr but she didn't seem to hate it.

I'm having trouble with recommendations, I think she might enjoy Fallout 4 and Skyrim since they're pretty casual and at the same time they might awaken her RPG lust. Even though they're both dumpster fires of their respective series I think someone that hasn't played much vidya can have fun with them.
I also thought of Diablo 3 and Divinity: Original Sin. D3 is supposedly pretty good on consoles and I enjoyed Divinity. Couch co-op games are pretty rare these days so that's a plus too.
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Dr. Mario - Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:12:49 EST ID:v4gcDDCv No.706039 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I dont care what you made her play as long as you made her play Crash Bandicoot.
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Four - Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:19:30 EST ID:S/8Wwb/m No.706041 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>706037
>Sims, GTA, and some platformer

Probably nothing. You're either born with it or you dont. You can get them to play FO4 or Skyrim maybe since the game was dumbed specifically to appeal to the normie but thats where its end. Some people just really suck at playing videogames, and cant help but feel they're wasting their time trying overcome the challenges that comes with it. OP has a better chance leaving the friendzone over awakening anything within her like a love for rpg games. The only girls i know who got into videogames later on in life was because their boyfriend or a guy she likes was into them. But soon dropped the entire thing as soon as they lost interest in the person who got them into it.

I could be wrong which is why i highly reccomended waiting until she finishes Horizon Dawn before getting too excited and end up buying games she'll never play.If she loves it then then she should totally get into Witcher 3.
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James Earl Cash - Tue, 03 Oct 2017 00:44:58 EST ID:pMN2cQg/ No.708178 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>702899
let her sit on your face and fart in your mouth
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Ms. Pac-Man - Tue, 03 Oct 2017 02:48:36 EST ID:BHFcwi// No.708180 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>708178

obviously an important step in any relationship, but i believe op was strictly asking for vidya titles. otherwise we gotta give the whole lecture on strapons and chastity belts
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Simon Belmont - Tue, 03 Oct 2017 11:49:07 EST ID:M+V1xREx No.708193 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Horizon is really good. It's like Uncharted without the suck.


Why is Phantasy Star Online nor online anymore? by Memory Jane - Sun, 24 Sep 2017 16:32:44 EST ID:VlParsES No.707732 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Why did SEGA stop
the online-Service for Phantasy Star Online?

Is there any workaround?
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Dr. Wright - Sat, 30 Sep 2017 15:08:24 EST ID:NkrgFLaM No.708041 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>708021
i mean take a game like "Clicker Heroes"

to any "sane" person it seems like the most absurd shit. Simply put, what possible appeal could it possibly have. you just repeat a single, monotonous function over and over, and watch some sort of arragement of numbers/colours...you get the idea - there is *some* form of positive reinforcement which, inexplicably, keeps people suckling at the teet

if you arent embroiled in that experience, its a senseless, alien thing to you. To anyone in it though, theres some sort of feeling of progress, of achievment.

you can argue that such achievments are paltry, pointless, and to be honest i would agree with you. But then...who defines what is and isnt pointless? is it pointless trying to shoot someone in the head for the billionth time on any FPS? or pointless playing the same goddamn hearthstone deck versus the same goddamn hearthstone deck that every other dickhead shitlord uses. The entire thing is a joke. what was i talking about?
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Mr. Saturn - Sat, 30 Sep 2017 16:07:07 EST ID:BHFcwi// No.708043 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>708041

yeah when i went to china i saw dozens of adult males on public transit playing games on their phone, fighting games or whatever, where the only control in the entire game was tapping on your screen as fast as possible
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Fox McCloud - Sat, 30 Sep 2017 16:55:25 EST ID:XxOi3597 No.708044 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>708043
this must be what warioware is like in hell

>>708041
With the other things they're actual games with at least some level of depth, even if it's just point click shoot dodge, or a card game with only a few viable options (every card game has that issue eventually even if it's digital only what the heck), the clicking thing is stripped down so far there's nothing left, and the way they play MMOs seems to emulate the mobile grinder style of "gameplay". clicking something over and over with no variation is about as much of a game as counting how many times you can tap your finger during a twelve hour airplane flight. so I guess technically yeah it's a game but I would definitely say it is more pointless than any other form of game. I suppose if it makes you happy that's enough, but I feel with such a simple task you could put that sort of effort into more productive repetitive simplistic tasks, like housework or jogging.
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Maury V. - Sat, 30 Sep 2017 17:12:13 EST ID:a+BvWvlv No.708045 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>708043

This happens in Korea, too. EVERYONE there is playing some sort of easy tap game on their phone.

This is starting to be a thing in Japan as well. 5 years ago, I saw people play on their 3DS/Vita. Now it's cell phones.
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Exy !Exy//07vgE - Sat, 30 Sep 2017 23:45:23 EST ID:f32FrQWc No.708060 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>708045
I was in Japan earlier this year and I saw a guy standing on a packed train watching anime on his PSP. Some habits die hard I suppose.


WoW guild by Larry Laffer - Tue, 26 Sep 2017 02:34:15 EST ID:a3HROmeb No.707799 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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remember there being a 420chAn guild that never really hit off. Wondering if kirtaner or anyone else ever got one going or has one that theyd recommend would fit the vibe this website offers . Also anyone want to share there battle net account numbers, been world of warcraft on and off since vanilla, MMORPG's are the only types of games that garner my attention but I've never really found a group of people that have lasted my on and off activity.


What do you think about AR? by Roger Wilco - Mon, 25 Sep 2017 21:02:36 EST ID:02UsZtJk No.707785 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I think that AR can be considered revolutionary because it not only changes how we play games but can also change also how we view reality. AR allows one map (the real world) to have infinite layers of information and events happening concurrently at every point.

Instead of Walmart being just a real life store with AR it can become a store for virtual game items or even a dungeon. An empty field can become an elven village in a WOW kind of game and an airstrip for fighter jets in a military game at the same time.

Or imagine a really boring planned out suburb with old people and soccer moms that doesn't have anything to explore or engage in. You only have schools, supermarkets and houses. Well, with AR the game could turn that suburb into Morrowind.

Or an AR game creator can algorithmically or manually find some interesting locations in that place that people rarely visit. Then he releases an AR game that tells people to explore the town's uncharted territory like forests and industrial/commercial areas. Players get hints of what general area points are in. When a player stumbles unto a defined point in the game he sees some cool shit loke a dragon and gets rewarded and can leave a message that will show up to people who visit the point after him.

This reminds me of a quote I heard from Terrence McKenna which comes from some medieval alchemy book and goes something like: "Search for the philosopher's stone on the peak of the highest mountain, the floor of the deepest ocean, and in the darkest corner of the darkest cave". The point is that if you want new experiences you gotta explore the world instead of remaining in place. And AR can really encourage that.

So what do you think about AR? Are you excited for it?
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Nodunaga Oda - Mon, 25 Sep 2017 21:44:31 EST ID:t6YSfVFt No.707789 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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VR has more potential but AR has more function.

Like..given time vr will one day be some matrix ass shit, but AR will be used more pervasively in our every day lives.

As far as games go I think VR is a better option, I don't want to step in cowshit while i'm playing AR Halo or something. They just need to work on vr locomotion a bit more..
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Lei Wulong - Mon, 25 Sep 2017 23:20:04 EST ID:p3SvKEAY No.707793 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If Pokemon GO had turn-based PVP battles and didn't totally fuck the traditional type advantages, it might've been the best pokemon game ever. Easily the best non-main-installment game.
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Sonia Belmont - Mon, 25 Sep 2017 23:47:13 EST ID:GtlPNKfR No.707795 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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AR? I'm still trying to catch up with all the tens of thousands of groundbreaking and totally not gimmicky VR games that were also TOTALLY REVOLUTIONARY. VR sure did change everything, right? Right?! The technology was totally ready for prime time, and it's amazing how literally every developer is releasing nothing but VR games now. So Crazy. Much revolution. Wow.
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Master Chief - Tue, 26 Sep 2017 00:04:14 EST ID:57iixVaT No.707796 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>707795
Smoke more tumbleweeds, Belmont. Get your mind wrapped around marketing and take things as they are. The wiimote was marketed as a "revolution" for Christ's sake.

VR has some cool stuff and AR has some cool stuff. I want to be surrounded by waifus ok so buy this shit so it happens one day.
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Gannon - Tue, 26 Sep 2017 00:39:08 EST ID:oWB1e47E No.707797 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>707795
VR porn is actually p good.

Only need one of those $15 plastic Cardboards too


Fallout New Vegas is a Better RPGH and I Do Not Understand Why People Have A Problem With That. by Pikmin - Fri, 01 Sep 2017 20:16:26 EST ID:kFJw0RBU No.706589 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So I've revisited New Vegas this week due to wanting to see what exactly went wrong and why I don't seem to enjoy Fallout 4 all that much... I came to a simple conclusion:

>Fallout New Vegas
Fantastic RPG, Not a great shooter

>Fallout 4
Fantastic Shooter, Not a good RPG

The rest really boils down to personal preference, I like RPGs a hell of a lot more then shooters for a single player experience, and find the RPG elements of New Vegas to be vastly superior to a game that pre-writes a story for me and forces me down a linear quest chain with almost no wiggle room to follow my own path. I have similar problems with Fallout 3, in where perks seem more like 'Skip this combat segment if you have 60 fork points to properly appease the duchess and not have to murder the court's guards to continue past checkpoint 56.' type layout.

Where do you lot stand? Lets start a discussion that should have been shut 5 years ago.
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Red XIII - Sun, 24 Sep 2017 09:19:39 EST ID:ikSfgLHA No.707721 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>707703
>If New Vegas had more time...
What a cop out. I'm so tired of that shitty argument. I could counter that by saying that if F3 wasn't having to be built from scratch it would have been better. FNV was half done before it started as they reused basically everything from Fallout 3's assets.

>Each Faction
Except for if you really explore FNV and listen to the dialogue with many of the higher characters, You'd know that no side you pick will ever go anywhere. Even independent. The NCR will eventually take over everything and restore things to being as they were in the Old World. When the defeat the Legion, it will just be endless expansion Eastward. If the Legion were to win, it would cannibalize itself from within once they hit the coast with nothing more to conquer as the Legion is blindly following Caesar, not the ideology. House would eventually cave under NCR or Legion pressure. As would an independent New Vegas. At some point, the securitrons would run out, even if they are the advanced versions. Ultimately, the Legion with wither away unable to support itself once Caesar died. The NCR would expand endlessly until it was a big inefficient government body. Independent/House would just fold as New Vegas is a tiny little splotch in the world. You should play through Lonesome Road and really dig deep into Ulysses dialogue to understand these concepts.

>Either way, FNV's overall plot feels like it has more importance to it due to the faction involvement; the focal point of the game is the Dam and everything is leading to it, so tensions are high - the battle will decide who has a hold in the Mojave.
I disagree, the overall setting seems more massive but in reality, the consequences of the Dam and who holds it in Battle 2.0 won't mean shit. Not only due to the above but because eventually all of New Vegas will be uninhabitable as for one, the Cloud from the Sierra Madre will seep into the Mojave, killing everything under it; and two, the tunnelers will eventually escape from the Divide and rip the inhabitants of the Mojave apart. The whole thing about the Dam is that nothing that all this bloodshed is for will ever matter. The Dam will not matter in 20 years or less and all of this chaos is just political because NCR needs to look good taking on the frontier, and Caesar needs something to feed his army blood. Look into the DLC's, characters like Chief Hanlon or Arcade Gannon, and the Followers of the Apocalypse. You're missing the big picture of New Vegas.

>FO3 and FO4 don't really capture the same scope as NV; 3 is focused on the purifier and Enclave, but the only big opposition to the Enclave are BoS, and 4 suffers from having the big bad faction be one that operates covertly, and you don't really interact with them until midway through the story. Even then none of the factions in 4 really have the power or intentions of protecting the Commonwealth.

>F3
F3 has a way more complex storyline that what you make it out to be. President Eden wants the Purifier activated for the purpose of destroying all mutated lifeforms. The "lesser" Enclave want to activate the Purifier so that they can have military control over the people of the wasteland, like a defacto West Coast BoS. The Brotherhood want to activate it so that they can help the people of the wasteland under Elder Lyon's love and peace doctrine. Technically, is Eden wrong for wanting to get rid of all mutations? What about the Enclave holding the Purifier securely by the "government," so that it can't be commandeered by outside forces. Or is Lyon's Brotherhood the proper owners having planned and built it? They big picture of the game is a smaller focal point but clean water for the whole wasteland would be insanely important on a real world level. Way more important than who has control over a dam generating some electricity when there isn't even a grid for it. (Plot hole.)
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Kirby - Sun, 24 Sep 2017 12:22:15 EST ID:WvfAR3q0 No.707722 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>707721
Tbh all the time you save by not having to make every asset from scratch is probably nullified by having to use fucking Gamebyro.
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Nariko - Sun, 24 Sep 2017 12:39:54 EST ID:zRMIfnL5 No.707724 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>707721
>Reused assets
If you read about what was actually planned for the game as compared to what came out, you can see that more time would've allowed it to be more fleshed out as Caesar's Legion is almost hated across the Mojave when it was planned for areas to showcase the security that Legion provides in order to get the point across, as well as other aspects. GTA San Andreas reuses GTA 3/VC assets but it still took 2 years to make after Vice City. Reused assets or not, it still takes time to write a story and plan out a landscape. Even then, Bethesda was slowly working on FO3 while Oblivion was being finished.

>The consequences of the Dam and who holds it in Battle 2.0 won't mean shit.
I wasn't speaking about the holding of the Dam itself, but the control of the Dam is a symbol of the victory in the battle; Caesar would be facing another defeat at the Dam in a more direct fashion, and the NCR will look good holding the national landmark as well as have a bridge to the east. Surely it won't matter in the grand scheme of it, but in terms of gameplay it gives you a feeling of being more involved. Also, depending on your choices at Dead Money the Cloud would eventually disappear due to the ventilation systems being reactivated, and Tunnelers from the Divide thrive from their environment due to it being a collapsed underground wasteland, which is the opposite of the Mojave. They may be able to survive underneath, but they are still incredibly sensitive to bright lights.

>F3
Eden wants the purifier activated with a modified FEV to kill all radiated lifeforms in the Wasteland, which would mean almost every form of human life is killed besides anyone in actually secure vaults (which are barely seen) and the Enclave itself - he's an AI that has only been exposed to American history, and if it's in the Enclave archives it's probably incredibly biased history. Autumn wants the purifier for the Enclave as well, but wants it for control.

Sure, the water is purified, but if it's intended to go outside of the Capital Wasteland it needs to be transported, and still go through the same troubles that other caravans have in other areas. Eventually the purifier may cease to work since it's also based off of Vault technology, or another force may intend to take it over themselves.

>F4
Never said the Institute are assholes trying to kill everything, merely stated that they were an organization that works covertly as opposed to the Enclave and other factions in prior games - in fact the Institute is probably the best option for the Commonwealth.
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Jax - Mon, 25 Sep 2017 20:22:57 EST ID:JjmLKpPs No.707783 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>Fallout 3
This one has the best exploration even if the combat is a bit of a shit show and the story is just window dressing for the exploration.

>Fallout:New Vegas
This one has the best story and does interesting shit with the factions and has better combat, though exploration in this game kinda sucks compared to 3.

>Fallout 4
Has the best combat but the exploration is not as good as 3 and the quest fucking suck also the leveling system is a fucking abomination honestly was my least favorite of the series so far.

overview is fallout 4 is shit, 3 and new vegas atleast have something going for them,
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Lei Wulong - Mon, 25 Sep 2017 23:22:55 EST ID:p3SvKEAY No.707794 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>707783
Have to agree, I'd add that NV also had the best locations in terms of large cities and settlements, even though Fallout 3 was more fun to just wander around the wasteland in.

I didn't think exploration sucked in NV, you'd find interesting stuff and interesting encounters, but there was also a lot of nothing. Which is fitting for a desert and all, but just made 3 a little more fun to explore.


CIV by Tron Bonne - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 19:22:34 EST ID:twMXAL2b No.707681 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So I've been putting it off for quite a while, not sure why, but I'm finally gonna get into the Civ games.

Which one is the best?
Also, is the ai good? Could I get by just fine playing against ai or would I miss out by not playing online multiplayer?

Newness and graphics don't matter that much to me. If the graphics aren't as good but the game quality is better I'll go for quality every time.

You guys have never steered me wrong before, so I appreciate your thoughts. SLAYER
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Mr. Resetti - Sun, 24 Sep 2017 07:08:31 EST ID:2V9oe9HA No.707713 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>707681

5 is best if you have both expansions and all of the DLC. 4 is pretty great even on its own, but the expansions are swell. 6 is basically an empty shell at the moment until they flesh it out with expansions, much like 5 was when it first launched.

If you wanna go old school then III is pretty amazing, albeit quite dated these days.
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Mr. Resetti - Sun, 24 Sep 2017 07:10:21 EST ID:2V9oe9HA No.707714 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>707713

Oh yeah, there's no real reason to play the first one these days since Civ 2 does everything better, but you can play it for giggles to experience the original Asshole Gandhi bug before Firaxis decided to make it a feature.
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Haohmaru - Sun, 24 Sep 2017 20:04:49 EST ID:Tjz+/3p0 No.707746 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>707714
I do like that in 6, they changed it from just Warlord Gandhi, to insidious backstabber Gandhi.
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Wario - Mon, 25 Sep 2017 05:44:43 EST ID:VLC3F1Ua No.707761 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Whenever I see the word Civ I read it as "Chav"
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honk - Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:34:12 EST ID:W51O2zS3 No.707767 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Get out now, please. For the sake of your personal life and mental well being, don't even start any of them. They will completely ruin you for days at a time.

I beg you.

With that said, Civ 5 and 6 are really good. Endless Legend is also a neat sci fi/fantasy Civ type game.


PUBG: Player Unknown Battlegrounds by B.B. Hood - Fri, 08 Sep 2017 16:02:40 EST ID:lIeEUWW0 No.706965 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I havent binged a video game in years, and by golly I played this straight through the night

the things I find funny and terrible are
>teammates that worry about looting for 20 minutes, but never listen to strategy for moving to zones or setting up traps for people
>end up getting blasted by niggas because my team would rather loot for 30 minutes


>actually get a good team of people that listens
>one nigga is lagging behind looting
>waiting in a boat
>didnt realize boats burn gas just sitting there
>by the time he gets to me the boat is out of gas and were dead in the water
>team goes up to cliff and shoots our swimming asses
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Isaac - Mon, 11 Sep 2017 15:39:43 EST ID:/3zSmTKj No.707115 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>I think any honest gamer should want to see this game succeed because it's a big middle-finger to the stagnant AAA gaming industry.
In what way exactly? It's far from an original concept, if anything we've been swarmed with Early Access battle royale style games that could be summed up with "a buggy unoptimized mess, has little semblance of balance, and needs more content".

Not here to hate on PUBG or anything, it's great if people enjoy it and I admit I simply don't like the genre. And it seems to be one of the better ones out there. But I don't get your point.
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Jim Raynor - Mon, 11 Sep 2017 18:03:51 EST ID:ZXPBWcLz No.707129 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>707115
Yeah, I wouldn't define it a success just for selling a lot of copies. A lot of garbage has been popular. It WILL be a smashing success if they use their profits to address all the issues with the game and provide continuing support of the game with free new content over the years while continuing to grow the player base.

What I meant was, gamers should be hopeful of this optimistic outcome. It would grant a lot more legitimacy to early access titles from unknown (hah) studios. If they take the money and run, it will be a huge blow to consumer confidence.
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G-Man - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:19:47 EST ID:lIeEUWW0 No.707601 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I enjoy this game because every game is different in a very unique way, and my friends play it. Its gaining popularity and is very addictive for me, so
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Sackboy - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 08:47:09 EST ID:FnQhUnkm No.707656 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>707601
"I enjoy this drug because every hit is different in a very unique way, and my friends use it. It's gaining popularity and is very addictive for me, so"


Just sayin.


I'd play more pubg if it were optimized in a decent manner, as it stands it's basically unplayable on my machine.
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Sheva Alomar - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:47:30 EST ID:IxHBNPN/ No.707664 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I love this game, but I just played yet another round where some guy fills the entire killfeed in ten seconds with his spinbotting bullshit.

I can't even begin to express the frustration I feel with the anticheat efforts. I understand that it is early access, but between bugging out, getting hacked on, and desync, I end up playing other games after a few rounds every time.


fire by Sackboy - Sat, 02 Sep 2017 01:16:53 EST ID:2VpDZttS No.706604 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>Playing as pyro
>Come across enemy any old 125HP enemy class
>Have to hold the flamethrower to their face for 10-15 seconds before they die

>Playing as a fully overhealed heavy
>Run into a pyro
>Single flame particle touches me
>Ded

???????

I've been playing TF2 since it came out and this shit still happens and I am just baffled.
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Jame Soloman - Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:02:51 EST ID:43ygOlaO No.707556 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>706604
Fire physics has always been horribly broken since the very beginning. But instead of fixing it or redesigning to primary to be more reliable, they just added a bunch of weapon unlock gimmicks to turn the Pyro into a weird scroll-wheel based combo class.

Don't feel like fixing one of your core gameplay concepts? Just use microtransactions to distract players from your own laziness!
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Lance Bean - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 23:02:53 EST ID:UtPtDIV7 No.707634 Ignore Report Quick Reply
All I want is team fortress three to happen. Feel like they could build on this foundation they've got really nicely.

Had a great time with tf2 in its day, but with a dwindling player base (unless that changed it could have) and less going on it can't hold my interest like it used to. Its been long enough, time for a new game.
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Master Hand - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 02:26:40 EST ID:8Ou5ZInN No.707641 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>707634
Valve is going all competitive with their games now. tf2 is a more laid back, chill experience. It's spiritually similar to gmod because of the shared player base and being played on player hosted servers with their communities. You also have the ability to customize the game on servers, creating unique communities with interal cultures. To me, that makes the game have soul and coziness.

New shooters like CS:GO are very different. There are no community servers and instead of being diverse the game is very streamlined with the same kinda culture every match. You can't customize the game and can only play it within strict limits so that it's serious and competitive. To prove my point I can think of what valve did with the train on a cs go map. During a tournament, a guy lost because of a train that rode out unexpectedly and blocked his grenade or some shit. Valve removed that train from the map because it made the game unpredictable and variable which is bad for competitive play.

So the freedom of tf2 allowed lots of creativity and fuckery, like brony servers, deathrun, weird broken maps and entire societies of middle school kids from all over the world being formed on servers running in somebody's basement. Valve itself gave it more freedom with humor and fun weapons and quirky characters. Just compare the look of tf2 hats to the look of cs go skins and knives. You can see that tf2 hats are all silly and fun while cs go skins and knives try to be serious, manly or trendy. And tf2 has events for halloween and the holidays that make the game very fun. Cs go doesn't have any of that stuff.

However CS:GO is the trendy game now. It is what people like and it makes the most money. TF2 used to hold that position when it was "cool". So even if tf3 is made it will be more like cs go. tf2 is dying because the age of fuckery is dead and we have entered the age of serious mlg pro gaming with racing chairs and twitch ecelebs. The only way valve reacted was adding competitive match to tf2 and shifting it further from community servers. It is evolve or die in business.

But culture is never static. Who knows what the future holds. Maybe the trend will overgo a metamo…
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Mia Fey - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 03:41:57 EST ID:XxOi3597 No.707643 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>707641
I see tf3 being a combination of tf1 and csgo but with slightly tongue in cheek, though not nearly comedic as tf2. that is, if they ever actually make a tf3 lol.
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Joe Higashi - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 06:17:21 EST ID:XEv3Pqlq No.707648 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>706604
God I was strong then


Steel Division: 1944 by Abel - Wed, 10 May 2017 02:15:34 EST ID:r4w1E9mr No.699950 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I know many of you here aren't RTS fans but I think this a real gem that is out in a late beta now and will be released in full in two weeks. It is made by Eugen Systems famous for the Wargame series, paired with Paradox, famous for their map painting autism simulators. The idea is to make a balanced RTS that sticks to historical accuracy, the battle happens on a larger scale than Company of Heroes, but features many similar mechanics such as cover, off map artillery, but it has no base building.

I have been playing this for a week now and it seems really solid. Solid as in the best real time strategy game I have played in a long fucking time. Any of you that are interested in this genre I highly recommend you check it out, if some are interested we could make a discord to play together.

The game itself is beautiful, and when released in full two weeks from now will feature 10 divisions from both sides, and is set from D Day to the liberation of Paris. The different divisions can meet whatever your play style is, for instance if you are a rusher there is the French 2nd Blindee Armored division, but if you are a late game pusher there is the 21st Panzer which brings in the King Tigers at the end.

In this pic you can see my P38 Lightnings shooting down a German anti tank plane, while I hit them with rockets and artillery on the front line. What you can't see in the screenshots are the various infantry units, labelled tanks, etc. that are all there but are too small to see from this perspective.
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Illidan Stormrage - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:02:36 EST ID:jtzcSksq No.707590 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>707551
You gotta admit, that title is too long though.
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Rock Howard - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:45:26 EST ID:8NuGb901 No.707592 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>707551
Ardu's Ardventure: Awakening

took me under a minute
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DAYMAN !!6N4WUaSg - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:15:45 EST ID:h/sXWeUp No.707600 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>707559
When I was fired EA sent me on a mission to infiltrate DICE and learn their ways. In my time there I feel in love with a DICE employee, she took me in and showed me her people's ways, but it wasn't meant to be because EA Sweden came in with gunships a blew up our tree, I mean game studio. We were forced to flee into the hills at DICE's adjunct facility where we gathered strength, once EA came back we defeated them in a massive battle that would probably take like three and half hours to describe. Sending EA back in in disgrace we a wait the sequel but it never came, but if it did they probably would have just Nuked Sweden from orbit like we all knew they would.
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Mayor MacCready - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 03:10:00 EST ID:LwyRcsev No.707642 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>707600
Stay on /tinfoil/ faggot
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Tron Bonne - Sat, 23 Sep 2017 19:10:50 EST ID:twMXAL2b No.707679 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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