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Re: What are you playing right now?

Fri Nov 04, 2016 8:33 am

Ark - Wonderful game, if you havent heard of it check it out.
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Fri Nov 04, 2016 8:38 am

Been playing more Nuclear Throne. It's the most addictive game I've found since FTL. It's a twin-stick shooter with RPG elements, but it has that property of a fair roguelike where you always know what killed you and how you could have avoided it.
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Wed Nov 30, 2016 2:46 am

Homeworld Remastered, for about the last two hours. I don't even like RTSes, and I'm pretty sure I'll be remembering this among the best games ever made.
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Wed Nov 30, 2016 4:57 am

XCOM2- they finally added XBox controller support, so I can play it on the couch. Fantastic game so far. 
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Wed Nov 30, 2016 6:16 am

mostly star citizen and starcraft 2 these days, with a bit of ftl thrown in every now and then. i usedto play minecraft, but i forgot the damn username / password (again!).
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Wed Nov 30, 2016 3:13 pm

synthtel2 wrote:
Homeworld Remastered, for about the last two hours. I don't even like RTSes, and I'm pretty sure I'll be remembering this among the best games ever made.

Yep. Homeworld 2 is good, but the original is stunning. It's one of the few games that I've gone back to play through again every few years.
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Wed Nov 30, 2016 3:24 pm

Dishonored 2 and Axiom Verge.
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Wed Nov 30, 2016 3:29 pm

I've been engrossed in the Open Source Endless Sky recently, which scratches my old EV Nova itch without installing a vulnerable version of quicktime.
Also: shedding MMR in DOTA 2. :(
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Wed Nov 30, 2016 4:11 pm

Recently finished Oxenfree for the first time. Great game, very atmospheric, versimilitudinous dialogue (for one thing, it doesn't use words like 'versimilitudinous'), great music, lovely art. Might try for some alternate endings sometime, but Overwatch Season 3 starts today, so...
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Wed Nov 30, 2016 4:33 pm

No Man's Sky - Survival Mode

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Re: What are you playing right now?

Wed Nov 30, 2016 11:21 pm

Mostly Overwatch and CS:GO at the moment because I'm way into competitive shooters

Blundering my way as best I can through TIS-100. I know nothing about programming at all but damn if this isn't a challenging and engrossing game.
I also need to get through the Talos Principle, CONSORTIUM, Crypt of the Necrodancer, and Pathologic (HD). I have a bad habit of stopping games when I like them too much because I don't want the experience to end... and then never going back and actually finishing them :(
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Thu Dec 01, 2016 12:51 am

Kretschmer wrote:
I've been engrossed in the Open Source Endless Sky recently, which scratches my old EV Nova itch

I'd never played this before tonight. You suck :D
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Thu Dec 01, 2016 4:34 am

total war warhammer, awesome cinematic feel to the battles
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Thu Dec 01, 2016 11:04 am

I finally got around to playing the original Dishonored, and immediately played through twice. I wish I had played it sooner, and if I get the time, I'll hop into the sequel.
On second thought, let's not go to TechReport. Tis a silly place.
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Fri Dec 02, 2016 9:41 am

Chuckaluphagus wrote:
Kretschmer wrote:
I've been engrossed in the Open Source Endless Sky recently, which scratches my old EV Nova itch

I'd never played this before tonight.  You suck  :D

Enjoy!
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Fri Dec 02, 2016 1:21 pm

Kretschmer wrote:
Chuckaluphagus wrote:
Kretschmer wrote:
I've been engrossed in the Open Source Endless Sky recently, which scratches my old EV Nova itch

I'd never played this before tonight.  You suck  :D

Enjoy!

I am - it's hard to get work done when it's just waiting for me to hop back into my Scout and continue amassing loot while saving for something with many turrets.
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Fri Dec 02, 2016 11:28 pm

Fiddling with a Raspberry Pi/RetroPie-based emulator box. Getting stuff dialed in is kind of a pain.
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Sat Dec 03, 2016 2:27 am

Civ II
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Sat Dec 03, 2016 4:51 pm

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Civ II

If you're not familiar, the Nintendo DS version (and only that version) of Civ Revolutions was an excellent advancement on Civ II:
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The mechanics of Civ II, but also included more recent additions like national borders and culture. It's the little unknown gem in the Civ pantheon, I feel.
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Sat Dec 03, 2016 5:18 pm

Currently playing my childhood. Set up a Raspberry Pi 3 with RetroPie and digging into long-forgotten classics like Final Fantasy III (VI in the rest of the world)

Spent almost as much on the 8bitdo SNES30 controller as I did the system. :lol:
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Sun Dec 04, 2016 2:18 pm

Me watchin two dogs.
And now I'm no longer primarily a PC gamer. *shrug*
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Sun Dec 04, 2016 3:26 pm

Civ 6. Its hard.
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Sun Dec 04, 2016 3:34 pm

Chuckaluphagus wrote:
Shobai wrote:
Civ II

If you're not familiar, the Nintendo DS version (and only that version) of Civ Revolutions was an excellent advancement on Civ II:
The mechanics of Civ II, but also included more recent additions like national borders and culture.  It's the little unknown gem in the Civ pantheon, I feel.

Thanks, I'd never heard of it before!
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Sun Dec 04, 2016 10:28 pm

Mainly a combination of Skyrim Special Edition and This War Of Mine, with brief periods of a few others mixed in there.
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Sun Dec 04, 2016 10:33 pm

derFunkenstein wrote:
Currently playing my childhood. Set up a Raspberry Pi 3 with RetroPie and digging into long-forgotten classics like Final Fantasy III (VI in the rest of the world)

Spent almost as much on the 8bitdo SNES30 controller as I did the system. :lol:

Are you using the SNES30 via Bluetooth? I have the same setup, and initially had serious problems with input lag. Going wired helped a bit, though not entirely. I got sidetracked and haven't really messed with it in several months. Hopefully it was a bug which was crunched in a later revision of RetroPie.
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Mon Dec 05, 2016 8:56 am

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Are you using the SNES30 via Bluetooth? I have the same setup, and initially had serious problems with input lag. Going wired helped a bit, though not entirely. I got sidetracked and haven't really messed with it in several months. Hopefully it was a bug which was crunched in a later revision of RetroPie.

Yeah, connected via Bluetooth. In the Input configuration menu is an "input polling" option that is set to late by default, which I think is meant to improve performance at the cost of latency. I set it to Early and the default lr-snes9x core had no problem with it in the games I've tried. Super Mario World is much more responsive. It's still not perfect, but that's my TV. Plugging it into my PC monitor showed the lag was (if present) imperceptible. I'll live with a little lag on my office TV.

I'm mostly playing Final Fantasy III right now anyway. It doesn't seem to mind a bit. :lol:

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Mainly a combination of Skyrim Special Edition and This War Of Mine, with brief periods of a few others mixed in there.

This War of Mine is outstanding. Excellent choice.
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Sat Dec 24, 2016 9:21 am

Finished Final Fantasy III on SNES this morning. I don't know what it is, but for some reason the room always seems to get really dusty during the ending. Probably a mix of nostalgia and the music.
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Thu Dec 29, 2016 4:25 am

Right now I am playing Batman: Arkham Knight. If you are a batman fan the you are going to love this one. The graphics, story ,fight simulations everything is just  top notch.I recommend everyone to try this one.
 
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Thu Dec 29, 2016 10:05 am

I just started a 2nd play through
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Re: What are you playing right now?

Thu Dec 29, 2016 1:16 pm

Picked up an XBOne recently and hammered through Banjo-Kazooie (Rare Replay). Still great, and looking forward to more in the collection.

I also picked up Forza Horizon 3, and that is a fun arcade racer. I have plenty of nitpicks (please stop trying to sell me the expansion, and microtransactions in a full-price game are unacceptable), but I still just enjoy racing around Australia and collecting cars. I let my wife play last night, and she spent about four hours just exploring, too. I think there's something good about this one...
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