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  • ArmsForPeace84ArmsForPeace84 Your Partner In Freedom Registered User regular
    Last minute PSA, although it goes on sale fairly often.

    Vanquish is five bucks right now through Humble, for 4 more hours. It's a sci-fi third-person shooter by Shinji Mikami (Resident Evil, God Hand, Viewtiful Joe) set on an O'Neil type space colony, with advanced movement like power-skating along the ground and dodge rolling, a cover system, and boss fights against big mechs. If you're into Metal Gear Solid type weirdness, the plot and mechanics will not disappoint.

    Nothing personal. It's just business.
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  • Idx86Idx86 Long days and pleasant nights.Registered User regular
    Just finished my second overall playthrough of BioShock 2, this time the remastered version with Minerva's Den which I had not previously played. Rapture is just my absolute favorite fictional setting of all time, and man I loved BioShock 2 about 100 times more this time around than I did the first time I played it. Will probably replay Infinite + DLC this summer too, since I know that got a bunch of visual upgrades.

    Loving my PC gaming renaissance. All I had to do was build a supercomputer to start enjoying it again. B)

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  • ThawmusThawmus +Jackface Registered User regular
    Last minute PSA, although it goes on sale fairly often.

    Vanquish is five bucks right now through Humble, for 4 more hours. It's a sci-fi third-person shooter by Shinji Mikami (Resident Evil, God Hand, Viewtiful Joe) set on an O'Neil type space colony, with advanced movement like power-skating along the ground and dodge rolling, a cover system, and boss fights against big mechs. If you're into Metal Gear Solid type weirdness, the plot and mechanics will not disappoint.

    Thanks, in for one.

    I remember playing a demo of this, I think, many years ago.

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  • ArmsForPeace84ArmsForPeace84 Your Partner In Freedom Registered User regular
    Idx86 wrote: »
    Just finished my second overall playthrough of BioShock 2, this time the remastered version with Minerva's Den which I had not previously played. Rapture is just my absolute favorite fictional setting of all time, and man I loved BioShock 2 about 100 times more this time around than I did the first time I played it. Will probably replay Infinite + DLC this summer too, since I know that got a bunch of visual upgrades.

    Loving my PC gaming renaissance. All I had to do was build a supercomputer to start enjoying it again. B)

    I thought we got some great Andrew Ryan moments from the sequel. The multiplayer was pretty alright. The apartment was cool, as was seeing new areas of Rapture, And seeing how the place had deteriorated, but remained inhabited, was like watching the closed environment of a terrarium change over time.

    Nothing personal. It's just business.
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  • korodullinkorodullin What. SCRegistered User regular
    Vanquish is also, from my experience, probably the hardest Platinum game in their catalog, by a wide margin. Nothing else has come close on a casual playthrough.

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  • RoyceSraphimRoyceSraphim Registered User regular
    Idx86 wrote: »
    Just finished my second overall playthrough of BioShock 2, this time the remastered version with Minerva's Den which I had not previously played. Rapture is just my absolute favorite fictional setting of all time, and man I loved BioShock 2 about 100 times more this time around than I did the first time I played it. Will probably replay Infinite + DLC this summer too, since I know that got a bunch of visual upgrades.

    Loving my PC gaming renaissance. All I had to do was build a supercomputer to start enjoying it again. B)

    It kills me in blissful joy I cannot extoll the virtues of Minerva's debt without spoiling it


    I'm taking a break from force of nature because last night i dreamed of removing a transient from an office space and immediately beginning resource refinement for the morning crew.


    I also need to journey to the necro biome to grind for onyx chips so I can buy my next level

  • cB557cB557 voOOP Registered User regular
    korodullin wrote: »
    Vanquish is also, from my experience, probably the hardest Platinum game in their catalog, by a wide margin. Nothing else has come close on a casual playthrough.
    It felt like pretty normal difficulty level to me. Dunno whether that's me being really used to shooters or you being really used to character action games.

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  • jungleroomxjungleroomx It's never too many graves, it's always not enough shovels Registered User regular
    So this month it's Rise/Sunbreak TU4, Wanted: Dead, Wild Hearts, and Returnal.

    That's as many games than I bought all last year.

  • Dr. ChaosDr. Chaos Post nuclear nuisance Registered User regular
    Idx86 wrote: »
    Just finished my second overall playthrough of BioShock 2, this time the remastered version with Minerva's Den which I had not previously played. Rapture is just my absolute favorite fictional setting of all time, and man I loved BioShock 2 about 100 times more this time around than I did the first time I played it. Will probably replay Infinite + DLC this summer too, since I know that got a bunch of visual upgrades.

    Loving my PC gaming renaissance. All I had to do was build a supercomputer to start enjoying it again. B)
    Weakest story of the series but easily the funnest game.

    Infinite and the original don't even come close. They nailed the Big Daddy power fantasy.

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  • RoyceSraphimRoyceSraphim Registered User regular
    Imma
    Dr. Chaos wrote: »
    Idx86 wrote: »
    Just finished my second overall playthrough of BioShock 2, this time the remastered version with Minerva's Den which I had not previously played. Rapture is just my absolute favorite fictional setting of all time, and man I loved BioShock 2 about 100 times more this time around than I did the first time I played it. Will probably replay Infinite + DLC this summer too, since I know that got a bunch of visual upgrades.

    Loving my PC gaming renaissance. All I had to do was build a supercomputer to start enjoying it again. B)
    Weakest story of the series but easily the funnest game.

    Infinite and the original don't even come close. They nailed the Big Daddy power fantasy.

    Gameplay, yes. The story though, it was the only one i didn't get spoiled on.

    But is it not funny that both infinite and 2 have have dlc whose stories stand stall compared to the main games and justify dlc?

  • ThawmusThawmus +Jackface Registered User regular
    Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous is on Humble Choice this month.

    I suspect there will be a lot of WotR questions in the coming month or two!

    Twitch: Thawmus83
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  • emnmnmeemnmnme Registered User regular
    Thawmus wrote: »
    Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous is on Humble Choice this month.

    I suspect there will be a lot of WotR questions in the coming month or two!

    What is Pathfinder: War of the Righteous?

  • ThawmusThawmus +Jackface Registered User regular
    emnmnme wrote: »
    Thawmus wrote: »
    Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous is on Humble Choice this month.

    I suspect there will be a lot of WotR questions in the coming month or two!

    What is Pathfinder: War of the Righteous?

    It is an RPG in the stylings of Baldur's Gate and Pillars of Eternity and Neverwinter Nights. They have both turn-based and real-time modes and you can toggle this on a whim. I feel very strongly that it has one of the best turn-based systems out there, I think maybe Solasta has the best one, period.

    Setting is that there was a civilization that went a bit too deep in planar magic bullshit and opened a hole in the world that allowed demons to pour in from the Abyss. That civilization is gone now! And now there's demons constantly pouring out of there. So the neighboring nations have put together multiple crusades over the centuries to push them back, and it's always kinda just a big sacrificial effort to keep a leaky hole from becoming the end of the world.

    Until now.

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  • Dr. ChaosDr. Chaos Post nuclear nuisance Registered User regular
    edited February 2023
    emnmnme wrote: »
    Thawmus wrote: »
    Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous is on Humble Choice this month.

    I suspect there will be a lot of WotR questions in the coming month or two!

    What is Pathfinder: War of the Righteous?
    Think baldur's gate. Along with Kingmaker, its one of the most addictive CRPGs I've ever played. Huge, expansive and deep. The writing is really good aswell.

    Probably some of my favorite games of all time and the mythic paths in Wrath of the Righteous are awesome power fantasies. WOTR is about gaining godlike powers and taking on these legendary sort of classes (in addition to your regular one) that also can majorly affect the story, quests and add some incredible replay value.

    You can become a strange cosmic entity that has power over space and time and can rewrite history/screw with the timeline, a golden dragon, a demon, a trickster that basically just takes the piss out of everything, a living insect swarm that only exists to devour every living thing around (and I do mean everything) etc.

    The path I chose in my first playthrough was a lich. By the end of the game I went full skeleton man and was summoning zombie dragons. Lich can also pick up unique undead party members that other paths can't, its just unfortunate they're very underwritten, they have next to real interactions compared to the regular party members.

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  • Pixelated PixiePixelated Pixie They/Them Registered User regular
    Pathfinder: WOTR is good shit.

    2 pixie-sized thumbs up.

    ~~ Pixie on Steam ~~
    ironzerg wrote: »
    Chipmunks are like nature's nipple clamps, I guess?
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  • Dr. ChaosDr. Chaos Post nuclear nuisance Registered User regular
    edited February 2023
    Also that soundtrack. Goddamn.

    "only the gods are your equal now."

    https://youtu.be/uITaghKWMMM

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  • RoyceSraphimRoyceSraphim Registered User regular
    I should start assembling the paperwork to properly start and finish baulders gate 1

    And download the mods.


    And learn the combat

    And design characters

  • Commander ZoomCommander Zoom Registered User regular
    I should start assembling the paperwork to properly start and finish baulders gate 1

    And download the mods.


    And learn the combat

    And design characters

    You must gather your party before venturing forth!

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  • Jealous DevaJealous Deva Registered User regular
    Just remember if you find a weapon with a bonus vs shapeshifters keep that shit in your inventory forever and don’t get caught without it.

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  • rahkeesh2000rahkeesh2000 Registered User regular
    emnmnme wrote: »
    Hey its me Imoen

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  • ThawmusThawmus +Jackface Registered User regular
    edited February 2023
    DRAFTS
    Dr. Chaos wrote: »
    emnmnme wrote: »
    Thawmus wrote: »
    Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous is on Humble Choice this month.

    I suspect there will be a lot of WotR questions in the coming month or two!

    What is Pathfinder: War of the Righteous?
    Think baldur's gate. Along with Kingmaker, its one of the most addictive CRPGs I've ever played. Huge, expansive and deep. The writing is really good aswell.

    Probably some of my favorite games of all time and the mythic paths in Wrath of the Righteous are awesome power fantasies. WOTR is about gaining godlike powers and taking on these legendary sort of classes (in addition to your regular one) that also can majorly affect the story, quests and add some incredible replay value.

    You can become a strange cosmic entity that has power over space and time and can rewrite history/screw with the timeline, a golden dragon, a demon, a trickster that basically just takes the piss out of everything, a living insect swarm that only exists to devour every living thing around (and I do mean everything) etc.

    The path I chose in my first playthrough was a lich. By the end of the game I went full skeleton man and was summoning zombie dragons. Lich can also pick up unique undead party members that other paths can't, its just unfortunate they're very underwritten, they have next to real interactions compared to the regular party members.

    I think they added some dialogue for the Undead servitor folks because I could have sworn there was a patch note about that in Enhanced Edition, and I'm currently in a Lich run and they're chattier than I expected. Still less chatty than my living companions but that's okay they talk too much anyways.

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  • Dr. ChaosDr. Chaos Post nuclear nuisance Registered User regular
    Thawmus wrote: »
    DRAFTS
    Dr. Chaos wrote: »
    emnmnme wrote: »
    Thawmus wrote: »
    Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous is on Humble Choice this month.

    I suspect there will be a lot of WotR questions in the coming month or two!

    What is Pathfinder: War of the Righteous?
    Think baldur's gate. Along with Kingmaker, its one of the most addictive CRPGs I've ever played. Huge, expansive and deep. The writing is really good aswell.

    Probably some of my favorite games of all time and the mythic paths in Wrath of the Righteous are awesome power fantasies. WOTR is about gaining godlike powers and taking on these legendary sort of classes (in addition to your regular one) that also can majorly affect the story, quests and add some incredible replay value.

    You can become a strange cosmic entity that has power over space and time and can rewrite history/screw with the timeline, a golden dragon, a demon, a trickster that basically just takes the piss out of everything, a living insect swarm that only exists to devour every living thing around (and I do mean everything) etc.

    The path I chose in my first playthrough was a lich. By the end of the game I went full skeleton man and was summoning zombie dragons. Lich can also pick up unique undead party members that other paths can't, its just unfortunate they're very underwritten, they have next to real interactions compared to the regular party members.

    I think they added some dialogue for the Undead servitor folks because I could have sworn there was a patch note about that in Enhanced Edition, and I'm currently in a Lich run and they're chattier than I expected. Still less chatty than my living companions but that's okay they talk too much anyways.
    Oh shit. Nice.

    What kind of chat is it though? Rest/campfire talk? More base conversation or actual commentary during quests and such?

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  • übergeekübergeek Sector 2814Registered User regular
    Orcs Must Die 3 off the backlog with 5 Skulled Warmage. Not sure what to play next......

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  • cj iwakuracj iwakura The Rhythm Regent Bears The Name FreedomRegistered User regular
    BlazBlue on Steam is worth it just for the dub mod.

    Boy is that rollback killing me with trying to get matches, though...

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  • cj iwakuracj iwakura The Rhythm Regent Bears The Name FreedomRegistered User regular
    Also, Witcher 3, take 2:
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    The temptress who broke my last desktop, completely unfazed:
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  • BronzeKoopaBronzeKoopa Registered User regular
    The textures seem off in Miles Morales compared to Spider-man remastered on steam. Stuff like store signs and billboards don't look as good.

  • RoyceSraphimRoyceSraphim Registered User regular
    Welp, I made a choice to grind for that next level, onto my final push....and.....I'm going to have to get over 300 logs to finish this.

    300 for the building I'm required to build and offers up a lot of choice resources, but over 300 because it needs planks....which are made from logs.

    Force of Nature? More like fuck the Lorax

  • ThawmusThawmus +Jackface Registered User regular
    Dr. Chaos wrote: »
    Thawmus wrote: »
    DRAFTS
    Dr. Chaos wrote: »
    emnmnme wrote: »
    Thawmus wrote: »
    Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous is on Humble Choice this month.

    I suspect there will be a lot of WotR questions in the coming month or two!

    What is Pathfinder: War of the Righteous?
    Think baldur's gate. Along with Kingmaker, its one of the most addictive CRPGs I've ever played. Huge, expansive and deep. The writing is really good aswell.

    Probably some of my favorite games of all time and the mythic paths in Wrath of the Righteous are awesome power fantasies. WOTR is about gaining godlike powers and taking on these legendary sort of classes (in addition to your regular one) that also can majorly affect the story, quests and add some incredible replay value.

    You can become a strange cosmic entity that has power over space and time and can rewrite history/screw with the timeline, a golden dragon, a demon, a trickster that basically just takes the piss out of everything, a living insect swarm that only exists to devour every living thing around (and I do mean everything) etc.

    The path I chose in my first playthrough was a lich. By the end of the game I went full skeleton man and was summoning zombie dragons. Lich can also pick up unique undead party members that other paths can't, its just unfortunate they're very underwritten, they have next to real interactions compared to the regular party members.

    I think they added some dialogue for the Undead servitor folks because I could have sworn there was a patch note about that in Enhanced Edition, and I'm currently in a Lich run and they're chattier than I expected. Still less chatty than my living companions but that's okay they talk too much anyways.
    Oh shit. Nice.

    What kind of chat is it though? Rest/campfire talk? More base conversation or actual commentary during quests and such?

    It's been a few weeks since I've been able to sit down and play it, so my memory might be fuzzy, but I seem to recall it's mostly campfire stuff, yeah, with no audio.

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  • cj iwakuracj iwakura The Rhythm Regent Bears The Name FreedomRegistered User regular
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  • FlorinFlorin Registered User regular
    übergeek wrote: »
    Orcs Must Die 3 off the backlog with 5 Skulled Warmage. Not sure what to play next......

    Not enough orcs have died so there's only one answer, find another orc killing game.

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  • übergeekübergeek Sector 2814Registered User regular
    Florin wrote: »
    übergeek wrote: »
    Orcs Must Die 3 off the backlog with 5 Skulled Warmage. Not sure what to play next......

    Not enough orcs have died so there's only one answer, find another orc killing game.

    I think I've had my fill......the only Orc games I have in my list from skimming it are the 2 Styx games.

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  • RoyceSraphimRoyceSraphim Registered User regular
    .......wait, you have progeny, never mind

  • ZavianZavian universal peace sounds better than forever war Registered User regular
    übergeek wrote: »
    Florin wrote: »
    übergeek wrote: »
    Orcs Must Die 3 off the backlog with 5 Skulled Warmage. Not sure what to play next......

    Not enough orcs have died so there's only one answer, find another orc killing game.

    I think I've had my fill......the only Orc games I have in my list from skimming it are the 2 Styx games.

    the Total Warhammer series has plenty of orks

    orks count, right?

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  • übergeekübergeek Sector 2814Registered User regular
    edited February 2023
    Zavian wrote: »
    übergeek wrote: »
    Florin wrote: »
    übergeek wrote: »
    Orcs Must Die 3 off the backlog with 5 Skulled Warmage. Not sure what to play next......

    Not enough orcs have died so there's only one answer, find another orc killing game.

    I think I've had my fill......the only Orc games I have in my list from skimming it are the 2 Styx games.

    the Total Warhammer series has plenty of orks

    orks count, right?

    I have none of those, the idea to buy all 3 of the games and all the dlc being as expensive as it is in non sale times kept me away. Plus the campaigns for some of the races area little sparse.

    EDIT Plus I have 110+ games left to go, I don't need to add 3 more right now.

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  • DrovekDrovek Registered User regular
    Shadow of Mordor/War are both amazing in the Orc-murdering department...

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  • ZavianZavian universal peace sounds better than forever war Registered User regular
    übergeek wrote: »
    Zavian wrote: »
    übergeek wrote: »
    Florin wrote: »
    übergeek wrote: »
    Orcs Must Die 3 off the backlog with 5 Skulled Warmage. Not sure what to play next......

    Not enough orcs have died so there's only one answer, find another orc killing game.

    I think I've had my fill......the only Orc games I have in my list from skimming it are the 2 Styx games.

    the Total Warhammer series has plenty of orks

    orks count, right?

    I have none of those, the idea to buy all 3 of the games and all the dlc being as expensive as it is in non sale times kept me away. Plus the campaigns for some of the races area little sparse.

    EDIT Plus I have 110+ games left to go, I don't need to add 3 more right now.

    https://youtu.be/ucmFrpZeoXk
    https://store.steampowered.com/app/404015/Total_War_WARHAMMER__Wurrzag/

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  • übergeekübergeek Sector 2814Registered User regular
    Drovek wrote: »
    Shadow of Mordor/War are both amazing in the Orc-murdering department...

    I have and beat SoM. Didn't get SoW due to it still having Denuvo despite it being dirt cheap.

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  • RoyceSraphimRoyceSraphim Registered User regular
    https://store.steampowered.com/app/1502070/Survival_In_Africa/

    If you ever wanted to see an African game that was somehow more insulting than that slavery game, congratulations.

    This game looks like I could replace all the African animals with orcs and goblins and it would still play the same

  • SmokeStacksSmokeStacks Registered User regular
    https://store.steampowered.com/app/1502070/Survival_In_Africa/

    If you ever wanted to see an African game that was somehow more insulting than that slavery game, congratulations.

    This game looks like I could replace all the African animals with orcs and goblins and it would still play the same

    Ahhhh, yes, Africa. Home to... elves? And perfectly circular lakes. Also, animals who transform into treasure chests. Yes, Africa, where the only man made structures are simple pillar objects jutting 90 degrees straight out of the earth.

    I bless the elves down in Afriiiicaaaaaaa.

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