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Virtuaverse is a proper old school point and click. You have to interact with everything, talk to everybody, remember everything you see, remember everything in your inventory, backtrack, go back and fort, talk to people again, no hand holding, no waypoints, no clues. aaaahh!!!

I'm loving it.

But I hate having to use a walkthrough just because recent games tell you what to do and where to go. Yeah, I'm gonna blame it on that...
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Alien Isolation is crashing on launch now :(
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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night (Switch)
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i just learned that alien isolation can be played in vr

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mah

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Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

The original Hyrule Warriors got me through full time grad school, a toddler and a nursing infant, and working full time. I wish the stressful events in my life right now were so positive, but either way, nearly (but not quite) mindless button mashing is exactly what I need right now. The hours just drift on by... I really love the Zelda hack and slashes.
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What's Hyrule Warriors like? Never played the first, and haven't read much about the second.
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Like Dynasty Warriors and Legends of Zelda had a sweet sweet baby. It is less an RPG and more a hack and slash game. They are really fun, as long as you can avoid thinking of them as a more traditional Zelda game. My favourite DW series is the three DW Gundam games :)
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macaddict4life wrote: What's Hyrule Warriors like? Never played the first, and haven't read much about the second.


it's great, my son plays it obsessively
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cupheads is played pretty constantly nowadays

frigging clever-ass game, man
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Started Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Seems to be working fine. I hope I can finish this one. Fingers crossed.
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The most insane Marathon scenario ever

http://simplici7y.com/items/mararthon-yuge

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i'm working through the farcry 5 dlc ... they're kind of a mixed bag, liked the zombie one, love the vietnam one, the mars one was kind of me (i hate bullet-sponge bosses)

i also bought farcry 4, which has great reviews, but haven't started it
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from my previous post:

when you start the game, you hear a voice say "It's gonna be yuge!"

I didn't think much of it, I thought it was just the developers trying to be funny

and then I ran into this:

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For those familiar with Marathon, it would be the equivalent of a juggernaut, and he shoots rockets and fusion bolts.

But I took it down by emptying all my SPNKR rockets into it. Felt good ;)
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also, playing modern warfare 2 these days is kinda... eerie

I didn't know what it was about

it's an old game but *spoiler alert*

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a terrorist attack on russia made to look like americans did it, russia attacks the US, american general steal russian nuke and launches it at the US to blame russians... that's as far as I've gone[/spoilers]

not that anything like that is actually happening, but still... :paranoid:
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ukimalefu wrote: Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:31 am also, playing modern warfare 2 these days is kinda... eerie

I didn't know what it was about

it's an old game but *spoiler alert*

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a terrorist attack on russia made to look like americans did it, russia attacks the US, american general steal russian nuke and launches it at the US to blame russians... that's as far as I've gone[/spoilers]

not that anything like that is actually happening, but still... :paranoid:
is that the one that caused so much media outrage because it had players carrying out an airport massacre?
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started playing farcry 4 after finishing 5 ... quite enjoying it, such a beautiful landscape

of 5's dlc my fave was the vietnam war one, it was awesome
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TOS wrote: Fri Jan 22, 2021 2:25 pm
ukimalefu wrote: Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:31 am also, playing modern warfare 2 these days is kinda... eerie

I didn't know what it was about

it's an old game but *spoiler alert*

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a terrorist attack on russia made to look like americans did it, russia attacks the US, american general steal russian nuke and launches it at the US to blame russians... that's as far as I've gone[/spoilers]

not that anything like that is actually happening, but still... :paranoid:
is that the one that caused so much media outrage because it had players carrying out an airport massacre?
yes

But the game does warn you before starting that part and offers the option of skipping it.
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ukimalefu wrote: Sat Jan 23, 2021 5:35 am
TOS wrote: Fri Jan 22, 2021 2:25 pm
ukimalefu wrote: Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:31 am also, playing modern warfare 2 these days is kinda... eerie

I didn't know what it was about

it's an old game but *spoiler alert*
Spoiler
a terrorist attack on russia made to look like americans did it, russia attacks the US, american general steal russian nuke and launches it at the US to blame russians... that's as far as I've gone[/spoilers]

not that anything like that is actually happening, but still... :paranoid:
is that the one that caused so much media outrage because it had players carrying out an airport massacre?
yes

But the game does warn you before starting that part and offers the option of skipping it.
i remember seeing clips of it ... i don't believe video games make people violent, but even i was kind of "yikes"
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Firewatch

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I just only started, but it seems more of an interactive story than a "game", I mean, I haven't found any pizzless or confrontations, or challenges of any kind, but I still want to know what happens next. Nice and pretty.
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vader immortal on oculus quest

i'm new to this vr stuff but holy crap is it amazing
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Working on finishing Ori on switch in hard mode. Not sure if I want to play the sequel on Switch or PC.

Also just started playing Need for Speed Heat. I like a lot of the NFS games, and my new PC runs this one so well.

And a lot of MechWarrior Online with friends back home.

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Finished Firewatch

It's short, but I highly recommend it.

NOT for children!

there's no violence or nudity, but Firewatch it's DEFINITELY not for children

can't explain why without spoiling a key part of the story

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Might replay Nexomon Extinction now that the new update has come out that lets you play a Nuzlocke game.

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So I didn't take any screenshots on the first level because I wasn't happy with it. You get to play as Darth Vader and you have to

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kill wookies[/spoilers]. I didn't want to do that.

On the second level is when you assume get to play the main character, Vader's secret apprentice, and Vader basically tells you, go here, leave no witnesses, so you kill everyone because the emperor can't know about you.

I guess i'm gonna have to play a bad guy. But I'm expecting the apprentice to turn on Vader at the end, because.... it's Star Wars.

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hellblade

holy human waste, so intense

i've only started but i had to take a break ... the way they portray psychosis kind of rattles me

plus the sound design!!

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TOS wrote: Sat Feb 13, 2021 1:25 pm

hellblade

holy human waste, so intense

i've only started but i had to take a break ... the way they portray psychosis kind of rattles me

plus the sound design!!

how they made it

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQQ2Jm2 ... p&index=24

they talked with experts and patients

MAYBE there could be some minor spoilers, but I don't think so.

Never played the game but did watch gameplay videos of the whole game on youtube

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Just picked up Assassin's Creed: The Rebel Collection for Switch

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Star Wars The Force Unleashed... not great, in terms of gameplay and level design. And it's hard to control your character. I'm playing on the easiest difficulty and I have died a few times, even with an overpowered character, I mean

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he may be Vader's apprentice, but he's far too powerful IMHO.

But hey, Star Wars game.

I wish I could play the old Jedi Knight series, those were my favorites. But those were PowerPC games.

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Can you not play the Windows versions using WINE or similar?

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Yori wrote: Sun Feb 14, 2021 10:01 am

Can you not play the Windows versions using WINE or similar?

maybe...

and I'd have to find the windows versions, and set them up / learn to use them...

same with a classic mac emulator...

maybe I don't want to play those games that much?

If I ever try something, it would be a classic mac emulator. There's also some ambrosia games I'd like to play sometimes, and those are mac only. And I think I still have some copies of old star wars games.

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Steam version apparently works on WINE

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