What are you playing / looking forward to?

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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Wed Mar 26, 2008 8:49 am

My system is pretty old (Athlon XP + 6600GT), so I've been mainly playing Age of Empires 3 (coop-multiplayer). I also just started playing through Zelda on the NES emulator. Once I finish up with class (mid-April), I'm going to build a new system and play some new games. I've had NWN2 sitting here unopened for the past year, so I'll probably play through that first, and then pick up the Orange box and Oblivion after that. I have a couple of old games that I'd like to finish... Return to Krondor, Baldur's Gate 2, and Guild Wars are on that list.
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Wed Mar 26, 2008 8:51 am

Just got BioShock last week and finished it yesterday (Would you kindly?), I haven't had any time/money to play anything these past months... great game... feels good to have some free time to play...
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Wed Mar 26, 2008 9:35 am

I've been playing the occasional Brawl with a bit of Super Metroid and (WC3) Dota. And when I'm away, Professor Layton on the DS.
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Wed Mar 26, 2008 10:06 am

Recently finished Crysis. Then for fun I played Far Cry, but I quit it probably 2/3 of the way...

Just bought the Orange Box, so I'm currently playing Half-Life 2 and enjoying it a lot. And it runs GREAT on my X1950Pro! Along with HL2, a recurring regular is Dawn of War.

Next up will be HL2: ep. 1 and ep. 2 and Portal. After it'll be Oblivion, which I just purchased a used copy of for cheap.

Currently not looking forward to some upcoming games. I usually get them after they've been out for a while and came down in price, and all the major fixes are out.
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Wed Mar 26, 2008 10:23 am

Been playing the orange box, but mainly TF2. I'm looking forward to the new counter strike whenever it gets realiese, and also Battlefield Heroes. check it out, looks like it will be good fun.
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Wed Mar 26, 2008 10:59 am

I would be lucky if my computer could load the installer for CnC3. So I play the rest of the series, from Dawn through Generals.
I've become a big turn-based strategy fan since getting my laptop... I get about 12 FPS on Civ 4 and as many as I want on anything older. Heroes of Might and Magic III anyone?
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Wed Mar 26, 2008 11:15 am

Playing:
Brawl
TF2
Civ: IV

Anticipating:
Okami (Wii)
Mario Kart Wii
Wii Fit
S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Clear Sky (quite highly, big fan)
Civilization Revolution (must decide whether to buy a PS3, 360, or DS)
Far Cry 2 (also quite highly, I'm a sucker for open ended expansive wilderness enviroments)
Left 4 Dead (co-op FTW!)
Spore
Half-Life 2: Episode Three
Top Spin 3 (maybe, must decide on what version if I buy a 360 or PS3 for CivRev - pretty graphics vs fancy controller)
Edit: Red Alert 3
Edit: Starcraft 2
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Wed Mar 26, 2008 12:17 pm

Oh also Dragon Age is by far one of the games I simply cannot wait to be released/revealed. It is supposed to be BioWare's spiritual successor to the BG series (god bless all the hopes for BG III), so it is definately one to look forward to.
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Wed Mar 26, 2008 1:24 pm

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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Wed Mar 26, 2008 1:24 pm

Having played NWN2 and KOTOR2, I will not touch an Obsidian game again unless I know they get their act straight. They look good and has a decent story, but they are obviously not thought through, buggy, and towards the end it all falls apart, and everything starts feeling more and more hastily put together. And in NWN2's case (I guessing) crappy developers, the implementation of the AI is downright p*ss poor and annoying. All in all, they feel like genuinly medicore efforts on their part to deliver a solid product. Supposedly, a lot of people from Black Isle went to Obsidian, so I can only conclude that it wasn't Black Isle that made the games great. Or, all the wrong people went to Obsidian.

No, thank god for Spellcraft in the mean time.
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Wed Mar 26, 2008 3:51 pm

I'm playing City of Heroes / City of Villains, and I'm looking forward to the next update ("issue 12") in that game.

Since I've started playing this MMO (didn't like WoW, btw), I've had little interest in other games. I used to play primarily in the AD&D-type fantasy genre, the Bioware / Obsidian stuff, but I think the quality has really fallen off there.

I read game reviews frequently, but nothing sounds as fun to me as the MMO I've already got.
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Wed Mar 26, 2008 3:52 pm

I'm a fan of EVE Online or any of the Pokemon RPG's for the Game Boy's. Usually I do Pokemon on an Emulator while mining in EVE (boring :P).
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Wed Mar 26, 2008 4:56 pm

Lokking forward to FC2, Alan Wake, Battlefield Heroes. Not playing much now as no psu. But my laptop I can play some Portal and Half-Life2.
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Sun Apr 06, 2008 9:06 am

I'm still going strong with my new run at Oblivion with the mods. I'm currently doing all the dark brotherhood quests, just killed J'Aghast :D

I picked up Silverfall for $20. I'm a sucker for this type of game play and I'm not sure why (yet) it was so poorly received. It's a diablo-esque game with that type of game play but gorgeous cell shaded, steam punk era graphics. It's really nice. So far I have no complaints other than the long install.
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Sun Apr 06, 2008 11:43 am

I don't follow games much anymore but I am looking forward to playing GTA 4.
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Mon Apr 07, 2008 9:01 am

I picked up the full-blown Rock Band this weekend as compensation for my wife having a clutch of her friends over to gossip. I prepped for her party and then was allowed to banish myself to the basement while they went and talked shoes or some such.

I have discovered that I'm a lousy drummer and a worse guitarist. I'm having a blast!
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Mon Apr 07, 2008 9:22 am

Of course, first I have to build the new rig that would let me play these--but in this order:
Near-term actual PC game: Mass Effect
In-development and praying it's good: Deus Ex 3
Hoping for a massive revival from the dead and gone: Mechwarrior 5
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Mon Apr 07, 2008 9:46 am

Neutronbeam wrote:Hoping for a massive revival from the dead and gone: Mechwarrior 5

That's not gonna happen. What will happen is if a bunch of enthusiasts get together and decide to make their own game of the Crysis engine. http://www.mechlivinglegends.net/

I'm currently playing Command and Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath, and I'm really looking forward to Red Alert 3. And StarCraft II.
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Mon Apr 07, 2008 10:29 am

Looking forward to Alan Wake.
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Mon Apr 07, 2008 11:07 am

Dungeon Siege 1, I don't think I ever played it though. I find the game works well when I only have a little bit of time to play or have to pause offen because of the my daughter.

SupCom FA when I have time for a multiplayer game.
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Wed Mar 23, 2011 8:27 am

SecretMaster wrote:
NeXus 6 wrote:I'm playing Half-Life 2: ep.2 and F.E.A.R.: Perseus Mandate. I'm looking forward to Stalker: Clear Sky, Alan Wake, FarCry 2, Deus Ex 3 and Project Origin (sequel to F.E.A.R.).

I haven't read much about the new RPG from Bethesda. But rumor has it that it's coming out sometime in 2009 or 2010 and it might be called "Elder Scrolls V: Shadow Realm."


Fat chance of Bethesda released any ES titles anytime soon. I'd say 2011 or 2012. And if memory serves, they trademarked the name Skyrim already, so I'm guessing the game will take place there and the name will be Skyrim as well.


I enjoy going back, reading old threads with predictions and seeing how they pan out. +1 to SecretMaster on Skyrim.

And just so there is some justification to necroing an old thread, I'm playing Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Deus Ex. Really liking Amnesia but Deus Ex is not drawing me in as much.
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Wed Mar 23, 2011 9:18 pm

Playing: S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series, Metro 2033
Anticipating: S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2, Metro 2034, Rage, Battlefield 3
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Thu Mar 24, 2011 5:06 am

Yay for a good necro!

I have on pre-order:
The Witcher 2
Duke Nukem Forever (I know...)
Battlefield 3

Beyond that, I'm looking forward to:
Mass Effect 3 (will pre-order as soon as it's available)
Dragon Age 2 DLC
Dragon Age 3 (you know it's coming...)
ES:V Skyrim
Id's Rage
American Mcgee's Alice followup
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Thu Mar 24, 2011 7:08 am

Airmantharp wrote:Yay for a good necro!

Duke Nukem Forever (I know...)


And Shacknews is reporting that DNF is being delayed until June now. I know, I was shocked too!
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Thu Mar 24, 2011 3:08 pm

Holy thread resurrection batman!

That said, my main thing I'm waiting for is Battlefield 3, everything is just a snack before the dinner. Although Portal 2 have to be counted as a entrée. Probably getting Crysis 2 and the new Deus Ex in the mean time.
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Sat Mar 26, 2011 6:16 pm

Ro: hos is gonna own some bones. Also dues ex HR although with each piece of news I read, the game starts to sound more like inviaible wars
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Sat Mar 26, 2011 6:19 pm

Kevlar wrote:Ro: hos is gonna own some bones. Also dues ex HR although with each piece of news I read, the game starts to sound more like inviaible wars


I almost understand what you're saying here, but would you mind spelling it out (and checking the spelling...)?
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Sun Mar 27, 2011 8:45 pm

wtf is RO:HOS? Google pointed me to http://www.rohos.com/

Pretty sure that's not right.

I'm looking forward to Diablo III and Portal 2. Still playing SC2. A little Torchlight once in a while. Audiosurf is fun. That's about it right now.
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Sun Mar 27, 2011 8:59 pm

Jules wrote:Kevlar: What?
Jules: What country are you from?
Kevlar: What? What? Wh - ?
Jules: "What" ain't no country I've ever heard of. They speak English in What?
Kevlar: What?
Despite the urge to see Jules go all medieval on him, I'll translate to English:

http://www.heroesofstalingrad.com/
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Re: What are you playing / looking forward to?

Postposted on Sun Mar 27, 2011 9:07 pm

michael_d wrote:Playing: S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series, Metro 2033
Anticipating: S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2, Metro 2034, Rage, Battlefield 3


Agreed with the anticipations, minus Rage. Also playing S.T.A.L.K.E.R., but just one the first one still. Reading Metro 2033.
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