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the be all end all video game thread

Discussion in 'Pop Culture Board' started by hawt, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. rupee

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    Part of my enjoyment of these games is seeing the insane builds and players that people make. I’m really enjoying the guy wearing nothing but a pot on his head, dual wielding katanas named “Let me solo her” just wants to be summoned for Malenia fights. And, I think it was Kotaku that highlighted another guy who fights bosses only using ass slams.
     
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    Ditto, as of this past weekend.
    And I still have more stuff to do, an entire region to be explored with the "hardest boss of all" at the end. Luckily I've opened up the shop for all upgrade mats so I can build any arsenal for the task. And you know? When I'm well and truly done with all the content, I don't expect that I'll continue into NG+. This game is massive, and with no additional content in subsequent playthroughs I really don't feel the urge to trudge thru it all again, only harder. It's gonna be a one and done until any DLC is announced.

    They could, and should have left some of this excess content for a NG+ playthrough. There certainly was enough "game" there regardless. Or at least bring back the black phantoms? Gravelord covenant?
     
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    I’m with you. I have no desire to jump into NG+ whatsoever. I’m also just tying up loose ends with some of the major bosses. The only area I haven’t explored is Deeproot Depths and I’m not sure if I give a shit. I love the game, and it’s definitely GOTY, but it was just too frustrating at some points to do it all over again. After Fire Giant, it became more of a chore and I pushed right to the end.

    Saw your vid, kudos for winning with your Mimic. I couldn’t do it, I used Black Knife Tiche instead and the fight was much easier. She just carved right through Radagon and EB with the black flame damage.
     
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    I just played a little so far, but I'm liking Frost Punk a lot. You are the leader of a group of ice age refugees who have to power up and keep a coal generator going to provide heat for the group. It's sort of a resource gathering and city management game. The controls on the Xbox are pretty intuitive. The management and policy choices highlight the dire straights a group would be in during a global winter. I feel like I'm not making the game sound fun but I enjoyed it. I do generally like city building games though.
     
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    I've had that one on my Steam wish list forever. I really should pull the trigger and buy it one of these days. I do love a good city management game.
     
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    It's a lot of fun. Kinda relaxing to play.

    It's free on the Xbox game pass, if you have it.
     
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    Unfortunately only have PC as an option. Will still keep it open as an option for sure, though.
     
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    If you have a chance, make sure you pick up the new ninja turtles game. Kicking the shit out of the footclan just feels satisfying. It hits nostalgia for the old games and the tv show. My only complaint is that the game is fairly little short. But I foresee it being replayed every time someone comes over for the foreseeable future.
     
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    Might just get it. I missed the Turtles In Time remake about 13 years ago and I dont think it's available anywhere. I played the shit out of that on SNES as a kid.


    edit: See there is an entire Turtles arcade collection coming out this year too. TMNT Cowabunga collection.
     
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    I can tell you the Turtles in Time remake is a lazy effort, not worth your time. The Cowabunga Collection is nice, but not $40 nice when I literally have every one of those games emulated for free. This new one, it's very nice. Sweet retro graphics, but the gameplay is modern with a deep menu of attack options. Plus it goes online with up to five other people, it's chaotic but fun as hell.
     
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    It took many restarts and/or getting deposed (once as a failed cult leader, oops!), but I finally beat the initial scenario for Frost Punk. It seems simple on the surface, but y'all, this game is kinda hard. There are also cornerstone buildings that they don't explain well that you have to use almost from the get-go or you're behind and reacting rather than preparing. once I googled the buildings I was unsure about, I was able to change my approach and do much better. I'd give this game a 4.5/5.
     
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    Portal with RTX looks and feels amazing. Makes my 3080 cry hard.
     
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    Like a necromancer, I bring this back.

    Tax refund season, which means I had a few extra bucks to kick around. I treated myself to the whole VR suite:

    One PSVR2 with assorted games, $800+.
    One Logitech racing wheel with pedals and shifter, $300.
    One metal frame on which to install the Logitech, a coffee table just wouldn't do. But at least I kept it simple and didn't spring for the full, recumbent kit with racing seat. I only got the frame, and use a recliner. It's plenty comfortable, $90.

    All this to tell you fine people that Gran Turismo 7 with full VR and a wheel to steer is an experience unlike nothing you've ever had. If you don't have it, find a friend that does.
     
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    You'll be racing in the big leagues in no time:
     
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    The guy who did this in real life didn't have the benefit of a VR setup, so imagine what I could do!

    Also this really is based on a true story although I wonder how much of a "champion" the guy actually ended up becoming.
     
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    I looked him up when I first saw the trailer. I think he won a race and had some solid performances. He is still an active racing driver, according to wikipedia, so it really was life changing for him
     
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    I know this is a really old post; however, if anybody is still interested in this game, it's currently only $10 on steam through 6/19.
     
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    Anyone else playing Diablo 4?
     
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    I'm trying to, when I get a chance here and there. I'm enjoying it, slow and steady progress. I've always been a sucker for that "numbers go up" gameplay, Diablo 3 has been on my console since the day it released.
     
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    I rushed through the campaign. It’s just very boring. I’m glad progress applies to each difficulty their so I don’t have to do it again.