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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #800 on: 11 Jan 2017, 17:06 »

world of tanks.
world of warships.
World of Tanks.
WORLD OF TANKS..

itz my obs3ss10n....
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #801 on: 15 Jan 2017, 20:45 »

World of Warcrack has sucked me in again.  :roll:
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #802 on: 15 Jan 2017, 22:19 »

See you next spring.
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #803 on: 16 Jan 2017, 08:18 »

World of Warcrack has sucked me in again.  :roll:

Its the Old Republic for me (just finished the Sith Warrior storyline and nearly done with the Smuggler's)
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #804 on: 16 Jan 2017, 09:09 »

Skyrim. The Special Edition brought me back, and I realize just how much I never did in that game before.
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #805 on: 17 Jan 2017, 04:27 »

The Stanley Parable - Which had me thinking a lot about the limits of 'player freedom' and the limits that telling a story can impose in any media (I'm sure Jeph is well aware that he'd like to tell stories but his characters and setting simply don't permit it without serious retcon).

The Beginner's Guide - Which I've interpreted as a backlash against over-aggressive audience feedback and modders insisting on 'improving' games in line with their own visions. This is possibly related to the fact that The Stanley Parable only has five broadly-traditional end states in its eighteen possible narrative end points and the a lot of gamers didn't get the message that this was giving about the contradiction of narrative storytelling and the sandbox map concept, instead just complaining about there being 'no way to win'.

FWIW, I did get the impression that there is a bit of Davey Wreden's own social angst in The Beginner's Guide, particularly in the 'prison' level and the one set in a theatre. Overall, it seems that the critical success of The Stanley Parable was not a good thing for him, on a psychological level. It's basically him telling people to leave him alone with his creativity and not to presume that they know him simply because they've played his games and they know better than him what they are meant to say. (His dislike of the pusher end of his fandom was also expressed in the so-called 'Raphael Trailer' for The Stanley Parable v.2.0.)

However, I suspect that part of the meta joke of 'Coda's' many works is that some of the games really were just abortive attempts at actual commercial projects by 'Coda' that he abandoned as frustratingly inadequate attempts to realise his idea and he just threw aside because they were unfixable; that 'Davey' was seeing psychological insights that weren't there. I also think that 'Coda' was always more aware of 'Davey's' hidden objectives and that some of the games were direct letters to his semi-obsessive #1 fan about how difficult and toxic it was trying to even have a conversation, let alone a professional collaboration, where the base assumptions you are starting with are different and there is no real balance between your objectives and the other's. That's something I learned during my brief and disastrous stint as a beta reader about two decades before.
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #806 on: 17 Jan 2017, 21:56 »

The Long Dark.
altho even CANADA does have some summertime.  I've managed 200 days, and it is still 'deepest Winter'.
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #807 on: 18 Jan 2017, 00:16 »

Anyone here played Grim Dawn? Thoughts?
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #808 on: 18 Jan 2017, 08:03 »

The Long Dark.
altho even CANADA does have some summertime.  I've managed 200 days, and it is still 'deepest Winter'.

Its a global catastrophe that has made animals hyper-aggressive and stranded the character in the northernmost parts of Canada, I'm calling dawn of a new ice age.

Anyone here played Grim Dawn? Thoughts?

It runs and feels very much like a Diablo clone. The major advantage Grim Dawn has over Diablo is that you can branch off into the other classes skill trees to try and make a far more varied build.
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #809 on: 18 Jan 2017, 17:53 »

Interesting, thanks.
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #810 on: 26 Jan 2017, 12:13 »

I never mentioned that I picked up Overwatch with the last of my money all the way back in Black Friday huh.

Well I did and today I finally got to play competitive. Got my placements in, I'm silver trash. As expected to be completely honest, I'm not good at FPS games.

Also I want this Year of the Rooster Mei tbh but I'm getting no drops from loot boxes ;w;
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #811 on: 26 Jan 2017, 16:11 »

Tell me about it... So far I've got the Zenyatta voice line, a player icon and... the Zenyatta voice line again.
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #812 on: 26 Jan 2017, 18:01 »

I would love to get the Monkey King Winston skin
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #813 on: 26 Jan 2017, 18:21 »

Tell me about it... So far I've got the Zenyatta voice line, a player icon and... the Zenyatta voice line again.

I mean I got a DVa victory pose and that's it, and all I want is YotR Mei in red.

I could go for Zen's voice lines since it's looking like the dude I'm going to have to main in competitive.
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #814 on: 27 Jan 2017, 12:10 »

Been playing XCOM 2 with the Long War 2 mod. Pretty damn good, I tell ya.
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #815 on: 28 Jan 2017, 08:43 »

Anyone here played Grim Dawn? Thoughts?

Ahem.

Grim Dawn.

This is a helluva lot closer to the Diablo 3 I wanted than Diablo 3 was.
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #816 on: 30 Jan 2017, 22:02 »

been playing "Tom Clancy's 'The Division'" on Xbox One.

these controls are fucked up.

killed myself twice with my own grenade.

and I hate having to update everything on Xbox everytime I want to play a game.
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #817 on: 02 Feb 2017, 00:07 »

I've been playing Paragon a lot recently, if any one is interested.
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #818 on: 02 Feb 2017, 06:18 »

Paragon's one of the games I want to get more into... I bought one of the founder packs and I've fooled around with it. The characters are cool and the game is fun... I'm just not much good at it yet. And I still think the winions are too powerful.
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #819 on: 02 Feb 2017, 21:11 »

reinstalled and played World of WarPlanes today.

I didn't suck :)
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #820 on: 12 Feb 2017, 10:50 »

I've been playing a bit of Insurgency lately - All in all, quite nice.
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #821 on: 13 Feb 2017, 05:08 »

Tried out Quantum Break and I didn't really like it, so now I'm playing the new Final Fantasy. I've also got the new Doom and Psychonauts to try
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #822 on: 13 Feb 2017, 09:22 »


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Roblox...

P..Po.. Pokémon Brick B..B..Bronze....

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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #823 on: 13 Feb 2017, 09:29 »

Uhmmmmmh ... there, there ?  :oops:
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #824 on: 13 Feb 2017, 10:28 »

I couldn't stop myself so i took out the Telltale Batman game and Song of the Deep from the library. I'VE GOT TOO MUCH, WHAT AM I GONNA DO?!?
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #825 on: 13 Feb 2017, 16:01 »

And on the dying moments of the event...



So yeah, I got Lunar New Year Mei (red). Of this event I also got Roadhog, Winston and Reinhardt legendary skins, Bastion and Ana rare skins and bought Tracer rare skin, I also got D.Va emote and I think a couple of victory poses.

I'm also going to take a small break because being a support main in Silver is so damn frustrating
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #826 on: 15 Feb 2017, 21:02 »

Tom Clancy's THE DIVISION on XB One.

getting a bit better, but some of the game mechanics suck.

it doesn't take 10 rifle bullets to the head to kill. 

but it does in this game.  :eyeroll:
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #827 on: 16 Feb 2017, 23:48 »

Finally started playing Overwatch. Good at the shoots, not good at the MOBAs.
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #828 on: 20 Feb 2017, 04:53 »

Finally started playing Overwatch. Good at the shoots, not good at the MOBAs.

"Soldier 76 reporting for duty"

I mean wha-

Actually, Season 4 starts in about a week so I'll probably go back to it seriously then. Maybe I can place myself past silver this time (I don't count on it)
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #829 on: 20 Feb 2017, 06:24 »

"You were never meant for greatness."

I never got into the competitive scene in any of these games. It tends to be way to serious and stressful to me, and you have to be more dedicated than I am at any one game to do well. I like to just play casually, run a few matches a day generally and have a good time. If I start getting frustrated or angry I'll stop and go do something else. You can't really do that if you're part of a team.
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #830 on: 20 Feb 2017, 07:02 »

I was never much for competitive play, so I just stopped playing it when ranked play came out. Thankfully I was only borrowing it from the library
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Re: What Games Have You Been Playing Recently
« Reply #831 on: 20 Feb 2017, 08:23 »

I just prefer competitive because it's a 2-round match instead of a single round, so if you lost the point on some bullshit 5D hook you can always take the match back on round 2, but I don't plan on taking it too seriously. I'm trash after all, and probably will never reach the high tiers.
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