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BWP: Life is meaningless and too short to not play vidya games edition

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- Tue, 07 Jan 2020 03:50:11 EST ee15B55K No.747953
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Last thread >>739208

Finally got a chance to play ACE COMBAT 7 in my backlog. Yeah! Aerial combat rocks!
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B.J. Blazkowicz - Mon, 06 Jul 2020 13:30:22 EST 0lta+wEM No.754210 Reply
Damn, if it's that easy you mind posting without the name while you're at it?
Four - Tue, 07 Jul 2020 03:10:11 EST ovFwt9z7 No.754216 Reply
can't do that. I need the number to remember my posts. Besides, hating on trips is just enthusiasm on your part and you need to get over it.

Next-Gen Game Prices Jump to $70

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- Fri, 03 Jul 2020 14:53:53 EST o6//q1BG No.754128
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Hope you're all ready for $70 to be the new normal. Surely this new premium means publishers will no longer need to aggressively monetize their games with season passes, gambling, and micto-transactions, right? RIGHT?
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Sheva Alomar - Mon, 06 Jul 2020 08:45:41 EST 2DU4sFRN No.754207 Reply
the world we experience is shaped drastically by our a priori assumptions and cognitive structures. assuming there can even be a global or near global consensus vastly under estimates how differently people experience the world, even purely based on psychological dimensions like openness vs conscientiousness. thinking people all have the same facts and just form different opinions about them is again, vastly under estimating the depth of the problems we face as modern people
Slippy Toad - Tue, 07 Jul 2020 01:51:26 EST dH+fnhNP No.754214 Reply
Im going to just slowly play old games and maybe get new ones here and there. No need to rush to any markets.
Four - Tue, 07 Jul 2020 03:07:53 EST ovFwt9z7 No.754215 Reply
now is the time to do it. Honestly though, I have no idea why people hate on Retroarch as much as they do. Its highly customizable making it a perfect platform.


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- Sun, 05 Jul 2020 22:40:49 EST wHq3Y5Rx No.754192
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This is my favorite Krabby game
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Rash - Mon, 06 Jul 2020 19:15:55 EST wHq3Y5Rx No.754211 Reply
I always saw Kirby as an "it" but Soccereye said that he considers the fairy girl from 64 to be "his" girlfriend so canonically speaking Kirby's probably a boy

It's kinda like Nights Into Dreams except Sega confirmed Nights to be genderfluid, which tbh is fucking crazy for an obscure 90s arcade type game

FGC canceled

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- Sat, 04 Jul 2020 03:51:43 EST Jf1G37jx No.754137
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It feels like half the fighting game scene players are going to be banned from entering competitions.
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Rikimaru - Sun, 05 Jul 2020 19:14:06 EST dH+fnhNP No.754188 Reply
Maximilian dood is the only reason I know about this. That guys pretty sick.
Richard Aiken - Sun, 05 Jul 2020 20:10:07 EST R8xVP9gf No.754191 Reply
He's good at what he does, but sometimes he turns it up way too much and any hype just feels fake although his boss rage vids are good shit.
Sarah Kerrigan - Tue, 07 Jul 2020 01:23:13 EST Jf1G37jx No.754212 Reply
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I'm happy the victims are being heard out. Hopefully alcohol and fun isn't cut off from the esports venues because of bad actors in the scene.

recommend me a magical game

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- Tue, 23 Jun 2020 18:17:12 EST +9AFMUd0 No.753767
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I want to experience a game that's truly magical. I want to feel the magic I felt when I played undertale or zelda majora's mask for the first time. don't matter the genre of the game. it could be a porn game for all I care. I want to finish the game and keep thinking about it for a while.

is oddworld magical? is any silent hill magical? is lisa magical? is outer wilds magical?
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Mallow - Sun, 05 Jul 2020 13:52:49 EST xxALWBXM No.754183 Reply

Depends. Does having a timer on basically everything bother you? If it does, stay away. It's an exploration game but every 22 minutes or so, shit resets and interrupts whatever you were doing and you have to go do it again if you didn't finish. There are also timers within that 22 minute loop. For example, some areas will only be explorable at the start of the 22 minute loop before they're filled up with sand and inaccessible for the rest of the time loop unless you restart.

Also, pretty much all of the backstory and narrative is delivered through notes you find. The main motivation for exploration is to find notes that will tell you how to get to the next area where you can read notes.

If the time loop and notes shit doesn't sound like something that would bother you and you like exploration games then it's worth picking up.
Goomba - Sun, 05 Jul 2020 14:55:32 EST o6//q1BG No.754184 Reply
Yeah, this game is super immersive. It can get scary as fuck though.
Rikimaru - Mon, 06 Jul 2020 07:26:56 EST GXEzhx7A No.754203 Reply
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I quickly learned to stay away from everything big and loud in Subnautica.

Those crabsquids are pretty bad too, especially in dark areas.

AI Dungeon

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- Mon, 22 Jun 2020 23:51:19 EST JA7RDoK2 No.753740
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> You look for brothel.
You walk down the main street, but most of the buildings here seem to be stores or other shops. You don't see a single brothel until you notice one that seems to be a bit different.

> You visit brothel.
You walk into the brothel, but instead of a line of whores, you find a man behind a desk. He is about your height, but much wider.

> You ask man if this is a brothel.
He tells you that it is in fact a sheriff's office. You are asked to explain yourself, and you tell him that you were just asking since you saw a line of women going into the place.

This is probably the most incredible use of AI I've ever seen. Check it out and post your stories!
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Haohmaru - Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:32:57 EST fpO1DpjD No.754114 Reply
This thing is great, but it does lose the plot sometimes. I went fantasy, noble, and repelled the initial orc invasion, earning the title Count Bloody, then ran into a series of people named Ian and found out everyone there was named Ian, was served dinner by cook Ian, went to be and woke up insane I guess lol.
Haohmaru - Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:33:29 EST fpO1DpjD No.754115 Reply
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> You say "Who smashed the jester's head in, blacksmith Ian? We must avenge his untimely death!"
"The mayor's son confessed to the crime."
"Who is the mayor?"
"I am Count Bloody Pooplole," you say proudly.
"No, I meant who is the mayor of this town?"

> You say "Who is on first?"
"What is that supposed to mean?" blacksmith Ian asks.
You grab Ian by his shirt and lift him into the air.

> You say "WHO IS ON FIRST?"
Ian's face turns white as a ghost.
"It's the mayor!" he screams.
You drop Ian and he falls to the floor.
"Tell all the villagers to meet me in the town square,"

> You go to the town square.
You arrive at the town square and see all of your villagers gathered in front of you.
"Who is the mayor?" you ask.
"I am," a short man with thick glasses says.

> You say "Where is your son? He has confessed to the crime of killing the court jester, Ian."
"He's not my son, he's my cousin."
"He is your son."
"No, he's my cousin."
"He is your son."
"No, he's my cousin!"
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Dregs - Sun, 05 Jul 2020 22:43:00 EST 1gcP/wOX No.754194 Reply
You are Squiggles, a ranger living in the kingdom of Larion. You have a hunting bow and a quiver of arrows. You have been searching for a mystical beast for 3 months tracking it through the forest. As you crouch behind a clump of trees you see it, a large black creature almost as big as a bear, eating an old man.
You are so shocked you don't even react quick enough to shoot it before it scurries away into the trees. You curse and hurry after it, reaching for your bow as you go.

> You light the whole forest on fire in order to kill the mythical beast.
You hurry after the creature, ignoring the pain in your foot. The creature sprints away, but you are faster and manage to hit it with an arrow and a lit arrow and a branch the creature has been eating.

> You set the forest on fire.
The creature runs as it catches on fire, trying to put the flames out with its paws but only succeeding in scalding them. Its terrible yelp of pain is music to your ears and you laugh out loud as you follow it.

> You trap the beast in a ring of flaming arrows.
You hurry ahead, lighting branches and arrows along the way. The beast charges towards you, and you set the ring alight, hoping it will follow the flames.

> You snare the beast in a flaming bear trap.
You hurry forward and find the creature bleeding profusely from the ears and nose. You trap it in a bear trap and head to the village with it, arriving just as the sun is setting.
As you walk into the village, everyone stares at you. You have their attention.

> You say "What? Is this about the fire?"
You are greeted by silence.
"Is this about the fire?" you ask, gesturing at the forest. "I saved lives, remember?"
You are finally greeted with applause.

> You say "I'm so glad you're not mad I burned the forest down just to kill a bear"
You are greeted by laughter.
"No, no," the Chief says. "We're not mad. You did the right thing."
He takes you to a hut, and inside is a crib. In the crib is a beautiful baby bear.

> You set the baby bear on fire.
You hold the bear alight and it starts to smoke. The other villagers hold you back as you start to laugh. "What?" you say. "The baby deserved it."
Your laughter is met with stunned silence. You are taken to a cell and held for the rest of the night.
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The Last of Us: Part II

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- Sun, 14 Jun 2020 10:34:56 EST KOtt88cJ No.753361
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Let's talk about it.
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Morrigan Aensland - Sun, 05 Jul 2020 12:23:59 EST iKgHK6h/ No.754180 Reply
YES. pretty genius to interrupt the fucking upgrade menu, completely caught me off guard
April Ryan - Sun, 05 Jul 2020 16:46:27 EST pJ4IgW5+ No.754186 Reply
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Yeah, that part definitely scared the shit out of me. I have a similar experience playing Dead Space 1. ]As soon as I turned around from a workbench, this necromorph was in front of me. There were a few moments in TLOU2 where Naughty Dog created moments of false relaxation. Another game that comes to mind that does this pretty well is Alien Isolation. It would have been cool to see more of that in TLOU2.

Master Chief Collection on PC confirmed

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- Tue, 12 Mar 2019 19:18:09 EST hRfsG87y No.733267
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We've all heard the rumors, but it's official. The Master Chief Collection is coming to PC. When and how much will it be? Who fucking knows, but it's coming to Steam and the Windows store.

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Grayson Hunt - Thu, 02 Jul 2020 22:19:59 EST aJD7Zruq No.754120 Reply
i think he’s talking about the master chief collection, hence ‘MCC’ mentioned. didnt realize ODST had come out for the master chief collection, did 3 already come out too? I couldn’t find it on torrent sights

who the heck pays for microtransactions?

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- Wed, 01 Jul 2020 18:11:39 EST 4lNH2Hzn No.754094
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did you ever pay for microtransactions in a game?
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Chun-Li - Sat, 04 Jul 2020 22:59:20 EST yvbkKGv6 No.754162 Reply
My former weed guy spends tons on this mafia phone game. He doesn't have a good job, doesn't make a lot off of weed but god damn he'll conquer that shit.

Spent like 1300 bucks in it and that's not even talking about his girlfriend.

They're both like 40. I can't tell'm no but godamn, seems like a waste.

Years ago I spent in total like 150 bucks on TF2 cosmetics over the course of a couple years so I'm not totally innocent.
Kit Ballard - Sat, 04 Jul 2020 23:10:04 EST GZ0076Ci No.754163 Reply
This made me feel better about myself lol. Haven't spent that much though.

The most I spent was around 200$ in Planetside2, mostly on unique weapons, armor, and perks. Not the best player by far but it made my experience more enjoyable... plus one of them came with a 6month experience boost that I have yet to activate.

I spent 30$ in the original Dead Frontier zombie MMO a long time ago cause I couldn't get an 8th of bud. I got this titanium sword that can be used at level 1 with no melee skill required, thus allowing me to focus my character build on machine guns and explosives and making starting up a breeze. Then temporarily traded the sword to myself on other accounts to make a bunch of level10 farmer slaves with which to provide my main account more wealth and resources.

Another time same situation, couldn't get weed so I bought some bonds (can be redeemed for 14days membership or sold for gold) in Runescape. Used some for in game cash and still have the rest.

99cents on a mobile game for a skeleton skin. Think it was that Forgotten Tales MMO, then after buying it everyone in game kept offering me in game cash to buy a skin hah. Quit playing it though, boring grindfest... Runescape atleast has a social environment.

That's all I can recall as far as MTX. Planetside was worth it, Carapace and Bionics perks make for some unique class builds and the unique weapons and armor are really cool, cannot be unlocked unless bought. Plus I have a plasma laser cannon on my tank and car now.
Geno - Sun, 05 Jul 2020 08:19:42 EST zMzS2BBQ No.754173 Reply
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When I got my first job I spent maybe $60 a month on a TPS I really enjoyed, spending that money on their ingame lottery to win equipment with the best stats that lasted forever and looked good, totaling up about $300. I should note the 'best' was only maybe 3-5% better than what you could get through ingame currency at 1/50 the cost, but there were unique cosmetic options from the lottery as well.

Then the developers added a cash shop where you can rent equipment with even better stats for more money, and changed the gameplay to have a much lower skill floor, and changed the way my permanent items I spent money for worked so it cost more to use them than you could win by playing. The cash shop best was now 20-30% better than what you could get ingame across all stats including things like increased movement speed which totally broke the game.

After that I've been pretty wary about putting money into any sort of online game that's still being updated and I certainly don't put any money into online PvP games. I did put money into a mobile game I was playing a lot later on, but I had played that game hundreds of hours in a situation where I couldn't play traditional games, I felt I got some entertainment for the money I put in, though I stopped playing the game after a point and the power creep was relentless, making the things I earned not good enough for any new content.

I don't mind mtx if it's only for cosmetics. When you start being able to buy weapons or stats that turns me off right quick.

Even then, I think of a particular example of pushing cosmetic mtx, in Maplestory there is an early quest that gives you a helmet that is essentially the best piece of equipment for your head slot for the next 50 levels. It is goddamn ugly as shit, it is literally the severed head of the quest enemy. But! You can buy a cash shop hat that will go over any other hat while keeping it's stats, so obviously you want to cover that shit up because to just not use the quest reward would severely cripple your ability for the next 30+ hours of gameplay. The worst part is cosmetics in MS are only rentals.

second team fortress

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- Thu, 02 Jul 2020 13:49:01 EST TaDvgt8k No.754109
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Anybody else here still playing the good old TF2? I think the entire game got so much better after they nerfed the deadringer some time ago.
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Meta Knight - Sat, 04 Jul 2020 14:54:45 EST 2CIatDHd No.754149 Reply
every once in awhile i'll reinstall it, inevitably get pubstomped, and have enough. Don't have the energy for pvp games much nowadays. TF2 is good tho
Gannon - Sat, 04 Jul 2020 15:33:13 EST uxw10beb No.754150 Reply
There was a "RPG" server I used to play Demoknight in where I would get up to 50 killstreaks and get accused of hacking a lot because they had an OP perk for decapping people

stopped playing after it shut down or I lost it

Steam Game Festival: Summer Edition

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- Fri, 19 Jun 2020 23:46:57 EST o6//q1BG No.753568
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Steam has a bunch of demos for upcoming games up this weekend. Kind of like a quarantinE3. Any one else have some recommendations for demos to check out? So far I've tried:

First person "Honey I Shrunk the Kids" style survival game from Obsidian. Can only play a 30 minute slice, and there's not a lot of content yet, but I can see sinking some time into this when it comes out of early access. Like Subnautica, it appears to have a nice hand crafted map to explore, and isn't heavy on the hunger/thirst meter babysitting.

First person cyberpunk ninja parkour kill em' up. Hotline Miami hard, but super satisfying to chain wall jumps, slides, air dashes and grappling hooks to cut a nigga in half. Banging music too.

>Gestalt: Steam and Cinder
If you're getting 2D pixel art Metroidvania fatigue, it's probably not going to convert you, but I love games like these, so I'll probably check out the full release. It's got a cool steampunk western aesthetic, nice atmospheric world, and the combat system could be fun as it opens up.
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Nick Havoc Parker - Thu, 02 Jul 2020 15:03:17 EST KSj2TKC2 No.754110 Reply
Fuck me Curse of the Obra Dinn is good, isn't it? Never played a game that gave me such a sense of accomplishment. Pleased with myself that I've not used a guide yet, although it did take a while for me to get into. I'm doing what Yahtzee suggested in his review and just trying to do small bite size play sessions at a time.

Other than that I've bought Space Hulk: Deathwing to play with my friends, along with MGS5 (One of the reasons I bought a gaming PC in the first place) and 2 point hospital.
Dr. Wily - Fri, 03 Jul 2020 19:22:30 EST xxALWBXM No.754129 Reply

Finished Obra Dinn in one sitting. It was pretty good. Although near the end, it felt kinda like I just had to guess who a few of them were by process of elimination. Managed to finish it and get everything figured out though.

Why do customers tolerate this?

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- Sat, 27 Apr 2019 19:14:05 EST NzFXXqPm No.735812
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Full price game + microtransactions + subscription-based membership + pre order exclusive + in-game ads
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Sagat - Wed, 01 Jul 2020 08:40:48 EST 6UN1GbqB No.754084 Reply
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War Thunder or World of Tanks is F2P?


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- Fri, 10 Jan 2020 11:19:10 EST 3j0Err6O No.748119
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post webm of videogame
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In a dream world

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- Sat, 27 Jun 2020 17:39:18 EST jR3l6K3K No.753941
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If you could get a new Capcom vs. anything, what would it be?
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!IW2gsJFvgU - Wed, 01 Jul 2020 08:42:56 EST Fncw37q9 No.754085 Reply
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Meanwhile current Capcom's SFV team is out-sourcing costume design to twitter artists.
Death Adder - Wed, 01 Jul 2020 08:46:33 EST 0lta+wEM No.754087 Reply
>Capcom literally getting their clueless fanbase to work for them FOR FREE
HOLY SHIT, capcom is fucking GENIUS

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