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Need help with bullshit from buying games on craigslist. by Black Whirlwind - Mon, 04 May 2015 10:58:31 EST ID:UXM8n93X No.623123 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Yo /vg/ I bought FFXIII and God of War Saga from craigslist recently for good prices, but FF13 won't play beyond the start new game button and then goes to Now Loading screen and won't go from there despite how long i wait. what's the issue there?

and the other thing is, my god of war promo code for chains of olympus and ghost of sparta was already used so how do i get another one? sony said they wont replace it since i bought it from CL. Does anyone have a promo code they wouldnt mind giving me or sell? Sorry just really pissed about all this bs, it wasnt much money wasted (5$ on ff13) but still i want shit to work. any help?
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Goro - Mon, 04 May 2015 11:31:10 EST ID:pKraYcsm No.623126 Ignore Report Quick Reply
...lol
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Solid Snake - Mon, 04 May 2015 11:43:01 EST ID:YL5DeHPl No.623127 Ignore Report Quick Reply
3/10 try harder next time
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Saint Exquisite - Mon, 04 May 2015 11:55:09 EST ID:S7RRNwvf No.623129 Ignore Report Quick Reply
buyer beware
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Frank Fontaine - Mon, 04 May 2015 14:02:05 EST ID:tCx52hGd No.623141 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623123
if the game is scratched use tooth paste to buff out some of the scratches


like put a line of tooth paste around the entire thing then rub it in with your finger warm water to wash it off

im not joking,


Doom Brutalinski by Neurotic Fish - Fri, 14 Nov 2014 12:11:35 EST ID:RnlqlRpu No.598605 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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who else plays the shit out of Brutal Doom?

what are your favorite .wads and .pk's?
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Bloodmongo McFerguson - Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:42:30 EST ID:KsmCuqNm No.622323 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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My doctor failed to mention this medication causes chronic double posting. Sup to /benz/
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Flamable Fishcakes - Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:30:17 EST ID:VJezAECz No.622436 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>622084
let's hope Sgt worked on these annoying compatibility-errors (script / decorate errors)!
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Flamable Fishcakes - Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:34:56 EST ID:VJezAECz No.622437 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>622084
30.... new.... levels?
Fuck every other game! ^^
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Serenjia Serenade - Sat, 02 May 2015 16:39:40 EST ID:L3MNTBs+ No.622889 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Wouldn't it be cool if there was a program (or directory) that allows you to create your own music-wads for Brutal Doom?
Something like
Here is a folder (or bat/exe) now drag your MP3's / FLACs into it!

>>622436
Fucking signed!
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Chant Triad - Mon, 04 May 2015 13:54:04 EST ID:+Yt9ljrT No.623140 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I've played a wad-combination that made the demons and zombies have glowing eyes, but only if they stayed in the dark.
Someone knows maybe how it was called?
Lost many of my wad-archives while sorting out.

Will this be part of v20?
And somebody knows how the slowmo will work in v20?
Can you activate it ingame or was this just for the trailer?


Bloodborne: QUICKER LOADING TIMES EDITION by Basch fon Rosenburg - Sat, 02 May 2015 08:29:40 EST ID:PY9ZYNSm No.622828 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Last thread >>614283

Is anyone else still playing? I decided I won't buy Scholar of the First Sin (which is supposed to be a lot better than last-gen DaSII) until I platinum Bloodborne. All I have to do now is complete these Chalice Dungeons and watch the other endings. Bloodletting Beast is pretty ridiculous right now lol.
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Enoch - Mon, 04 May 2015 12:14:55 EST ID:cCXDpYKE No.623131 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623128
Personally the big one. The souls games are big interconnected "Metroidvanias" having three little things that aren't connected vs one big thing that is, well that's a no brainer for me.
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Clank - Mon, 04 May 2015 12:46:15 EST ID:ZnDKC74r No.623133 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>623065
What are y'all hoping for in DLC? The biggest for me:

  1. FIRE MAGIC // PYROMANCY - chalice bosses use it so why not us, I feel this is a must
  2. A slightly more open // fantasy type setting a la oolacile. Bloodborne is SO twisted and dark by the end which is great but I could use some more diversity in the environment. Sometimes feels too claustrophobic.
  3. Maybe some kind of time shifting // dream also like Artorias of the Abyss.
  4. Giant nasty Cthulu boss of some kind.
  5. Estoc.
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Clank - Mon, 04 May 2015 12:57:23 EST ID:ZnDKC74r No.623134 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>623065
NB for double post, but remember the crowns piecemeal DSII DLC was a From B-team move. Last A team DLC was the one-shot AoA masterpiece.

Just hoping that there will be at least as much additional content as the crown trilogy, but as fleshed out and cohesive as AoA. TAKE MY MONEY.
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Nakoruru - Mon, 04 May 2015 13:42:17 EST ID:L+pUYy3L No.623137 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623133
Reiterpallasch has everything i could want in an Estoc and more, nigga please. Anyway id really like to see some kind of raining area in the city with flooded areas and floodgates to fuck with for puzzles and what not. More areas with water really, not sure why, felt like this game could use more water areas so youre all slow walking through that shit. Like Blighttown but less poison.
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Solid Snake - Mon, 04 May 2015 13:47:42 EST ID:YL5DeHPl No.623139 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623133
if they did bring pyro it would most likely be an arcane gadget.
Wouldn't mind another couple of weapons. A machine gun and a long range rifle. Maybe a couple of trick weapons, falchion/halbred or rapier/mace etc...


multiplayer harassment by Travis Touchdown - Sun, 03 May 2015 22:17:51 EST ID:NM1mtg4C No.623066 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Do you lose your mind when things get personal on multiplayer games?
I'm very frustrated right now, I was playing gta online, a lvl9999 douchebag comes and starts killing me non-stop with his indestructible car and calling me a faggot on his microphone, and I am indeed gay, my character is all sissy and stuff. So this gave me the impression that he was targeting me because he is a homophobe, and this made me feel like losing so much to him was making him think that gays aren't smart enough to succeed on multiplayer games, and this thought made it twice as frustrating. I just can't deal with this sort of stuff, this already happened on other games, such as counter strike, when it happens it makes me never want to play those games anymore, this is how butthurt I get.
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Shadow the Hedgehog - Mon, 04 May 2015 09:31:34 EST ID:j4lQN4fV No.623118 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623113
or maybe there is nothing to do besides replying to shitposts
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Nathan Hale - Mon, 04 May 2015 09:59:30 EST ID:ymbNOduG No.623119 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623066
May I suggest CBT with a therapist OP.
I mean, you are gay, and you dress your character very 'sissy and stuff' and get angry when a homophobe comes on and griefs you? I hate to say it but you kinda set yourself up for that one. Report him, leave the server, and move on.
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Caius Cosades - Mon, 04 May 2015 10:30:29 EST ID:fgKX//uj No.623120 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623066
>wanting to communicate with teenagers on video games online


lol ur asking for it m8 just dont talk to anybody and ull b fine
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Travis Touchdown - Mon, 04 May 2015 12:45:46 EST ID:NM1mtg4C No.623132 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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For those who I haven't quoted: I have read your post, thank you, I just don't have anything to to say about what you said.

>>623068
>>623069
>>623071
>>623090
>>623109
>>623110
>>623119

>mute him and ignore him

It isn't as easy as this, as soon as he took the homophobic route it got personal. If you are black, and someone starts calling you a nig.ger chances are you are going to get real fucking mad and will want to frag the dude to prove that black people are as able to be good on multiplayer games, see where I'm coming from? The problem is that on this match when I decided to get my revenge, I was too far from the gun store to buy a missile launcher, and the dude just kept killing me like nobody's business, making it an infuriating experience. Why did I not turn passive mode on, since the situation was unfair? Because I didn't know that the bulletproof car is to goddamn indestructible, I thought I had a chance, so I tried shooting it with an assault rifle with no success, just making a fool of myself. Until I finally got to the store and bought the missile launcher, but since I had never fired it, I still could barely kill the dude, he killed me like 15 times while I killed him only 3 or four. This left me feeling like I disgraced the gay community, I know this is silly, but this is how I felt, and I don't even have a microphone to be sassy back.

>>623113
As silly as this sounds, I'm being serious, you are overthinking my thread.
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Cate Archer - Mon, 04 May 2015 13:45:03 EST ID:uG3RXOxS No.623138 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623132

I'm officially revoking your fag card and all rights and privileges associated with it. may god have mercy on your soul


Dear /VG/, How come I can't stop playing "Oblivion"? by Elexis Sinclair - Thu, 30 Apr 2015 21:42:21 EST ID:gsUOliuP No.622726 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I keep coming back to "Oblivion" all the time. Am I the only one that thinks Oblivion is better than Skyrim? I love the scaling, it's always tough to kill things, and for some reason I've always really liked that. The build your own magic system is the best. Also, "Mysticism" kicks ass, I don't understand how they could remove it in Skyrim. Plus the amazing variety of Magic is just awesomely diverse rather than the "Derp, Destruction is only Fire, Ice, and Lightning".

I just can't stop playing Oblivion. I always come back to it whenever I'm tired of every other video game. It's what I play when I'm pissed or depressed and just want to kill things. The NPC's always make me laugh, and there are still moments where I am awe struck or think of certain things as awesome or spectacular.

Let's just have an Oblivion thread in general. Talk about Oblivion with me... now excuse me /vg/, I have to go back to Cyrodiil now.
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Dylan Morton - Mon, 04 May 2015 11:05:08 EST ID:o3B+r/QI No.623124 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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OP here,

I don't understand how anyone can say that the combat system in "Oblivion" has no realistic weight or effectiveness based on weapon choice or usage.
I'm playing Oblivion a lot lately, and all the weapons I've been using and messing around with all seem different when I've picked them up and swung them.
Daggers and Katanas feel really fast and light, most other one handed weapons feel of average speed, and most two handed weapons feel heavy and require more swing and power to them.
When I hit an enemy with a power attack, high damage, or with a very heavy weapon, they recoil and stagger, which seems pretty realistic to me. Sometimes they'll have such a long recoil or stagger that I can link together a multiple hit combo. Also on the flip side, when a powerful enemy attacks me directly and hits me hard, I get thrown back a lot and can sometimes get locked into and enemy's combo(which is especially scary since I mostly where clothing, I'm not a big fan of heavy armor in Oblivion).

So I don't really understand how people can say that "Oblivion's" combat doesn't have any realistic actions and/or weight to the weapons or combat style.
Also, I miss some times, I can't even begin to explain the disappointment I feel when I'm sniping with a bow at a long distance and I completely miss my target because the enemy moves a fraction of an inch or because I judged the arc of my shot incorrectly.

Obviously there are some aspects of the combat left to be desired, for instance... I'm invisible... you can't see me, you can't hear me... so why are you turning your head to look at my invisible body, or why is my detection reticule lit up while you're standing in front of me, but not attacking me?

I think "Oblivion" is a spectacular game, and I really don't know if I will ever be able to actually stop playing it, the hours I've dipped into "Oblivion" have easily doubled the hours I've spent in "Skyrim", and despite the fact that I know that 'Oblivion" has a lot of obvious flaws, it still doesn't make it any less playable to me.
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Dr. Yang - Mon, 04 May 2015 11:22:33 EST ID:F2naTJij No.623125 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>622852
This.

I'll never forget that feeling of underwhelming rage when I completed the dark brotherhood questline in Skryim.
>Meet Astrid
>Kill captive for her
>Do some quests
>She bugs out and betrays everyone thinking that will help make things better
>What?
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Ken Masters - Mon, 04 May 2015 12:03:49 EST ID:ROwV2hCV No.623130 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>623125
Or the fact that they put the Uderfrykte I even remembered how to spell that in the place where the new DB spot is, and all you can do is kill it.

Fucking why. You take this cool ass monster that's been in since Morrowind, make it part of a faction questline, and then DON'T EVEN DO ANYTHING WITH IT.
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Rebecca Chambers - Mon, 04 May 2015 13:01:48 EST ID:fcOugblm No.623135 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623130
As a Norwegian some of the nordic names in Skyrim just feels forced and google-translated. Uderfrykte = Beastfear, Benkongerike = Bonekingdom, Vilemyr = Restmarsh. Also while some fishermen in the game will refer to 'the fjord', there's not a single real fjord in Skyrim. The one at Solitude is just a fucking inlet.

Just some trivial nitpick. They DID get the nordic accent right though.
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Albert Wesker - Mon, 04 May 2015 13:30:05 EST ID:PJ+/Zuyl No.623136 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623135
>They DID get the nordic accent right though.
But their attempt at a Scottish accent was beyond horrible. :(


Paradox Grand Strategy Thread by James McCloud - Wed, 15 Apr 2015 22:32:28 EST ID:R4bMD0XC No.620870 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I know a lot of us play these games around here. EU4, VIC2, HOI, whatever. Let's discuss and debate. Share tips and tricks. Just shoot the shit with each other. It takes a different breed to love these games, let's mingle.

Hell, I might even do my first AAR.

This pic is from my first ever successful EU3 game (got me hooked).
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Trainer Blue - Sun, 03 May 2015 15:07:47 EST ID:fcOugblm No.623007 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>622992
Oh boy. That expansion will change a lot of strategies.

>Fortresses requiring upkeep, but can be mothballed, are stronger and control several provinces
>Protestantism has individual churches with customizable benefits. Finally a reason to pick it over Reformed.
>Parliament mechanic for English Monarchy and other governments
>New province mechanics, limits put on amount of buildings but can upgrade with monarch points.
>Retire advisors to get a random new one.
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The Overseer - Sun, 03 May 2015 15:35:38 EST ID:8HqxmkB/ No.623013 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623007
I hate it when they do this because it ruins all my old saves. Like kwhen they introduced autonomy I was nearly done the Great Khan achievement, but when I loaded up the game it was fucked, all my 200 provinces had 75 autonomy.
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Kitana - Sun, 03 May 2015 16:53:41 EST ID:PP6eVqex No.623034 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623013
play faster
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Seifer Almasy - Mon, 04 May 2015 00:36:14 EST ID:uf+QNPYB No.623082 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623013
Get it in now, or get it with the new system.

I think they're overhauling horde mechanics with regards to looting (as well as a whole new looting system).
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Naija - Mon, 04 May 2015 10:36:38 EST ID:FKo1Hvi5 No.623121 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>buy EU4 on sale
>still playing CK2, no time for EU4
>expansion pack gets announced that will revolutionize the whole game
>wait until expansion pack comes out, get distracted by other games
>finally buy expansion pack on sale months later
>redo tutorials for the 2nd time, get overwhelmed again even though I've played CK2 for +100 hours
>expansion pack gets announced that will revolutionize the whole game
>the cycle is endless

and that's how I ended up with the base game + all dlc and less than 5 hours playtime over a period of 2 years


OST's that were awesome by Space Dementia - Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:49:19 EST ID:dftRJxg/ No.620963 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Am I the only one who likes the old, classic VG-music a lot more?
It wasn't bloated and stuffed with friggin' arse-trumpets.

Some of my favorites:
(TFX)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKPDrXsAeGM

and of course Rise of the Triad (not the shitty remake!)!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8T3Fgj4aNU

gimme yours!
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Jak - Sun, 03 May 2015 06:14:32 EST ID:UNFblf57 No.622971 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>621013
>Some version have OK graphics but that's it
>Recommends Oath in Felghana

I understand Ys isn't the easiest series to follow but really? Seriously?
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Captain Price - Mon, 04 May 2015 00:46:03 EST ID:dIIB29jX No.623083 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>622910
Sub Terrania has a pretty good ost by Jesper Kyd
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWmLnrkUDUY&index=6&list=PL7F9FD62514ED99E9

I also earlier posted zerowing
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Ken Masters - Mon, 04 May 2015 07:47:18 EST ID:ROwV2hCV No.623114 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623083
Goddamn that guy has such horrible tattoos.
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Goro - Mon, 04 May 2015 09:11:16 EST ID:pKraYcsm No.623116 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623114
What kind of bumblefuck gets a minecraft tattoo, holy shit
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Guanjyn !OVSc0XwM3A - Mon, 04 May 2015 09:30:43 EST ID:nUVBLO6E No.623117 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623114

The tattoos are almost as bad as his music.


3ds recommended games by Crash Bandicoot - Sun, 03 May 2015 13:35:33 EST ID:egtsj/jN No.623001 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Recommended 3ds games?

It seems like 3ds doesn't have a lot of games. It feels like it's all Pokemon or Shin Megami.

There's good eshop games but they're all so short...
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Strider Hiryu - Sun, 03 May 2015 23:51:15 EST ID:h2fA0Hum No.623076 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Some Mario Shit
>Another Zelda
>Some More Mario Shit
>Pokemon
>Another Mario
>Another Mario
>Another Another Mario
>That Indie Platformer
>That Other Indie Platformer
>Bravely Default

New 3DS has some interesting Wii ports and more franchise stuff. (Note the lack of totally new things.) Etrian Odyssey IV and Untold are good too.


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Strider Hiryu - Sun, 03 May 2015 23:56:05 EST ID:h2fA0Hum No.623078 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623076
oh and if you don't at least borrow one and play a few recent Wayforward titles you're a sad person. all the solid fun of SNES classics except with 200% more love and happiness.
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Gannon - Mon, 04 May 2015 01:10:29 EST ID:5cMzFizA No.623088 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I just bought Friday Monsters or w/e it's called last night and it's pretty cool.

Pokemon and Professor Layton as other posters already said.

Pokemon Art Academy is pretty cool, it has lessons that teach you how to draw better.

There are also a bunch of old GBC/SNES games on the eShop like the original Legend of Zelda.
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Irvine Kinneas - Mon, 04 May 2015 02:14:31 EST ID:jThI3Dn1 No.623093 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623001
Bravely Default is an amazing game. I'm only half way done and I've put in like 26 hours. Some of the run here talk to this guy run somewhere else talk to this dude etc. are a pain but you can turn down the random encounter percentage
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Nathan Drake - Mon, 04 May 2015 05:41:27 EST ID:luZ2iZht No.623107 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623001
Fire emblem awakening
All the zelda's (OoT, MM, LBW)
Bravely Default

other than that - yeah pretty much just pokemon and some unoriginal mario games


Modding by Mappy - Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:56:24 EST ID:YZvr1D4Q No.622263 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Since the "Valve thing" (which I please hope you guys won't use this thread to discuss) it seems like some of the old modders here have resurfaced.

I haven't really been around modding or /vg/ since around 2012 when I made some Minecraft mods, and I remember there being a Fallout 3 modder and a guy who was working on a "SNES style" rpg.
About two weeks ago I picked up UE 4 since I finally have the spare time between work and studies to give modding and game making a try. So I was wondering if there's any people still around who mods and makes games.

Also if you are mod-curious, feel free to ask questions about how to get started or just discuss mods, game mechanics and theory, map-making or anything related.
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Lord Gwyn - Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:58:05 EST ID:T3TzyByS No.622578 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>622566
Yep it's mine. I didn't realized, but yeah it does looks like opposing worlds.

As for advices:
  • Looking at reference pictures is a good idea if you intend to make something worthwhile. You're a level designer, not an architect.
  • Test your map often and be sure you know the game you're working on. Maps are meant to be played on, not looked at. Make your map for the players: they often only see the layout, especially in a competitive environment such as UT4 or CS.
  • Even simply walking in your level should be fun, you shouldn't bump on tiny details. It shouldn't be a chore to do some jumps or walk from one place to another. Learn about flow, basically avoid dead ends and very long hallways.
  • Colors are very important, stick to a few (1/2/3) colors per area. Learn about color theory. Fogs can be used to color your map and give a sense of depth to your landscapes. Look at the slight blue haze in the distance on my screen.
  • Lights are just as important, if not more, and give volume to your level. Players are attracted to warm lights, this can be used if you realize some places aren't used at all in playtests.
  • Learn what is cheap on your engine and abuse it. Decals can do wonder and can add lots of details, with basically zero performance cost.
  • Floors and roofs are just as important as walls, you should detail these as well.
  • Simpler is always better. Always assume players doesn't know anything about your map. Stick to the "risk = reward" formula.

Another screen of the same map, just for you.
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Lord Gwyn - Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:34:55 EST ID:T3TzyByS No.622586 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>622566
To reiterate on my post, the biggest rookie mistake by far is optimization.
Too often a new mapper will make an awesome map, only to learn it's almost unplayable on most configs. Open maps are harder to make because you can't block rendering of models with tightly closed walls and corridors.
Optimization can get a bit technical and boring, but it's your job anyway.

Again, maps are meant to be played on. What's good with a map if you only get 10 FPS on it?

nb
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Kefka - Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00:06:10 EST ID:1ZIXwhUU No.622617 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>622578
"Facing Worlds" AKA "Face"
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Stryker - Thu, 30 Apr 2015 02:52:55 EST ID:qLCLCNjl No.622647 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>622578
It's funny because I had this large collection of reference images since long before I decided to give it another try, because I'm a storyteller for pen & paper roleplaying and I enjoy the inspiration when I flesh out my scenes.
But then I gave google maps a try, and holy crap it beats everything.
So now I feel pretty amped, going to give it a try tomorrow since I've got a day off.

Very good advice about the importance of optimization. I don't really want to make my own 3D models, but practice a bit anyway because I feel like I need to learn the process, and your advice reminds me I need to look into LODs.

I will have something to show by next week, it might not be much but it will be something!
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Link - Mon, 04 May 2015 05:18:12 EST ID:GoUksb/9 No.623105 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>622647
Started working on a tetris clone this morning before going to work. I've gotten some very basic gameplay going on after hours of trial and error. I'm obviously not the next John Carmack But it feels good to at least be able to struggle through the creation of one of the simplest games in history without having to follow a tutorial!


Star Trek Online by Baraka - Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:09:16 EST ID:a90zfJtn No.621700 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So, at the risk of being thoroughly eviscerated for playing a free-to-play MMO, does anyone here play Star Trek: Online? Is there, perchance, a group of regular 420chan users who play regularly and have a fleet going? Any advice for a neophyte? I'm playing mostly because I'm a lifelong fan of Star Trek and I miss the story/universe/what have you. So far it's been fun.
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Miles Tails Prower - Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:58:00 EST ID:pKraYcsm No.621775 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Space battles were alright and the Romulan story arc was probably the best they managed to put out, but I still don't consider it a very good game, star trek or otherwise. Spent a triple-A game's worth of money on cool ships and still don't feel like logging in ever again.
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Drox - Sun, 26 Apr 2015 04:28:28 EST ID:eArXU3D7 No.622079 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>621750
>But those away missions were god-awful

They weren't bad when ground combat was still relevant in STO. After they took away unique drops then ground combat became useless. Not to mention it feels so slow if you go from a game like SWTOR to STO.
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Boo - Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:00:48 EST ID:pqkM7sdP No.622535 Ignore Report Quick Reply
bump
me and some others on the 1701 channel of TaimaTV are getting back into this game it seems. Most likely some casual playing while watching Trek on taimatv, but it might be fun to get together in-game as well.
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Drox - Mon, 04 May 2015 02:04:06 EST ID:eArXU3D7 No.623091 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>622535
lol Good luck. I asked some of my former fleet mates if I should come back to the game recently, if it was worth playing. They seem to suggest it isn't worth it anymore, but if you can find enjoyment in it then go for it.
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Peppy Hare - Mon, 04 May 2015 04:03:29 EST ID:Q/2+ADit No.623102 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623091

It's free and an ok diversion, however, I can't see spending money on the game, personally. It just feels very limited.


I don't like thing by Mog - Sat, 02 May 2015 11:00:33 EST ID:1ZIXwhUU No.622849 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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When there's loading screens or something and everything fucking locks up. How hard is it for assets to load in a second thread? Worse when it's being pulled from disk, and somehow uses like 1/10 the disk speed but still locks up.

Similarly, it's 2015 and I don't know of a game that can consistently pre-load. Some games have maps broken up into chunks, but you still have to sit at a loading screen for 10-30 seconds when you go into a dungeon or other map. For MMO hub-y games, it makes sense cause they can't predict where you'll go, but for linear stuff it's shameful
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Cassandra Alexandra - Sun, 03 May 2015 21:14:58 EST ID:ltt+bEa8 No.623060 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623054
>Pretends to understand game programming architecture
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Cassandra Alexandra - Sun, 03 May 2015 21:30:04 EST ID:ltt+bEa8 No.623062 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623054
You guys literally have no fucking clue what you're talking about so please stop. Minecraft uses 16x16 textures which are all part of a small file loaded into RAM. Modern games like GTA have dozens of gigs worth of different textures, models, and scripts which must be loaded in every single area. Besides, have you ever walked into a new biome in minecraft? You can see everything loading piece by piece, so it's not like it doesn't have any loading. And that type of loading would be retarded for a game like GTA.

Not to mention how difficult it can be to program games in general. Why don't you try to make your own "HURR DURR BASIC THREADING" before you criticize the people creating your entertainment, you lazy fucks
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Cassandra Alexandra - Sun, 03 May 2015 21:31:18 EST ID:ltt+bEa8 No.623063 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623054
Also, are you REALLY comparing loading times to ascii roguelikes? Could you be any more retarded? nb
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Porky Minch - Mon, 04 May 2015 03:08:51 EST ID:wKbcRth9 No.623096 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623054
this is like when my indian boss complains about how I don't sweep up the dust outside every night

because it's utterly retarded and I think you should remove yourself
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Dig Dug - Mon, 04 May 2015 03:23:15 EST ID:4JxHlgSy No.623097 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>623096

Maybe you should do your fucking job.


Who wants to play Atwar? by Cassandra Alexandra - Sun, 03 May 2015 22:49:57 EST ID:ltt+bEa8 No.623070 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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http://atwar-game.com
http://www.desura.com/games/atwar

This is like a multiplayer grand-strategy Risk game. But way deeper. Up to 20 players per game, allies & diplomacy, unlimited scenarios, massive armies, diverse range of strategies and units, player-created maps such as Game of Thrones, WWIII, Middle Earth.

Disclaimer:
Game is free. Paying makes you level up faster and lets you host games. Equal level players have equal xp to spend on the same available upgrades as each other, which effect strategies and units slightly. If you are a hardcore assraging competitive neckbeard you can choose to not play against higher levels. Furthermore, game hosts can disable upgrades or strategies to level the playing field

Post your usernames and we can make a 420clan
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Cassandra Alexandra - Sun, 03 May 2015 22:51:28 EST ID:ltt+bEa8 No.623072 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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DICKS EVERYWHERE
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Cassandra Alexandra - Sun, 03 May 2015 22:52:59 EST ID:ltt+bEa8 No.623073 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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inb4 shill

nb
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Seifer Almasy - Mon, 04 May 2015 00:34:17 EST ID:uf+QNPYB No.623081 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I used to play this years ago when it was called afterwind. It is a fun game but I lost my pw and I had a beta account that didn't need to pay money for anything. Kind of lost touch with it after that.


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