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  • MechMantisMechMantis Registered User regular
    edited August 2023
    So I didn't see this mentioned yet even though this came out today!


    🟥THE YEAR IS 30XX - OUT NOW ON STEAM🟦
    💥Roguelite action platforming, 100s of powerups & weapons, lush pixels, crispy controls
    📌Non-permadeath modes & wild challenges
    👥Full co-op, online & local
    🗺️Full level editor - delight & enrage your friends

    Battery Staple Games is the developer of 30XX

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lUOITpSOpQ

    30XX is a primarily roguelite Mega Man X style platformer with full co-op, a level editor, and a more traditional "Mega Mode" for people who liked the old "Kill 8 Bosses And Do A Wily Castle" and it's fucking FANTASTIC. Like, super good. I know it got posted about here sometimes during the early access period but it's AT 1.0 FINALLY AND ALSO OUT ON SWITCH.

    Plaaaay itttt

    It's gooooood

    EDIT: Oh also the soundtrack slaps

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1jbVvyWAx0

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  • sarukunsarukun RIESLING OCEANRegistered User regular
    edited August 2023
    sarukun wrote: »
    Getting old rules and is a blessing and it's legitimately very nice to have all the complaining about it somewhat quarantined

    I mean, nobody complaints about all the great stuff about getting old

    Cuz, y’know, it’s great.

    It’s the shitty stuff that sucks that people complain about! And some it sucks and is shitty! I don’t like sneezing and the. Having to hurt for several hours afterward!

    Yeah but "A thing happened ten years ago and ten is a big number" is not exactly plumbing the depths of the human experience idk

    Not, but it is pretty strongly universal.

    Edit: I wanna be clear here, I think endless grousing about getting old is tedious and shallow, and I feel better at 40 by several light years than I ever did at 20, I’m not saying you’re completely wrong.

    But yeah, when my entire back and left shoulder hurt because I “slept wrong”, I wanna bitch about it for a minute.

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  • DJ EebsDJ Eebs Moderator, Administrator admin
    did you know that someone who was once young is now slightly older? does that make you feel old

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  • CelloCello Registered User regular
    Aging has had some big pros and cons

    Pros: I get more money at my more stable job, I have done some very cool things and am now able to do exponentially cooler things with the skillset I have gotten from my work and from the multitude of hours I've invested into hobbies, I have learned a lot more about physical fitness and have fixed injuries that plagued me for most of my 20s, I have met many more people that I love and that's wonderful, I feel more powerful and capable as time goes on and I accomplish more and more (especially when it comes to creative works where I feel more confident I can make whatever I'm dreaming up)

    Cons: my feet are fucking garbage and I hope a surgeon in my overburdened health care system will deign to fix them, I worry about the mortality of my friends and family (but that's nothing new)

    On the whole my 30s are Pretty Neat aside from that whole pandemic thing for the first 3 of 'em, hoping to continue becoming weirder and more interesting as I go

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  • SLyMSLyM Registered User regular
    edited August 2023
    DJ Eebs wrote: »
    did you know that someone who was once young is now slightly older? does that make you feel old

    yes it does

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    My friend is working on a roguelike game you can play if you want to. (It has free demo)
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  • sarukunsarukun RIESLING OCEANRegistered User regular
    Frankly, if I can make it through the next 10-15 years without being shelled or blockaded by the People’s Liberation Army, I’m pretty sure my twilight years are going to kick ass.

  • BahamutZEROBahamutZERO Registered User regular
    DJ Eebs wrote: »
    did you know that someone who was once young is now slightly older? does that make you feel old

    yeah

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  • I needed anime to post.I needed anime to post. boom Registered User regular
    sometimes certain conversation topics can wind up getting repeated into the ground because of casual memery on the subject and i just want to be clear

    "wait X is Y long ago???" has been done way too much in the past few months on the forums and i'm going to be super curmudgeon about it

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  • SLyMSLyM Registered User regular
    sometimes certain conversation topics can wind up getting repeated into the ground because of casual memery on the subject and i just want to be clear

    "wait X is Y long ago???" has been done way too much in the past few months on the forums and i'm going to be super curmudgeon about it

    this post was made almost 15 minutes ago, doesn't that make you feel old?

    old as balls?

    My friend is working on a roguelike game you can play if you want to. (It has free demo)
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  • BahamutZEROBahamutZERO Registered User regular
    SLyM wrote: »
    sometimes certain conversation topics can wind up getting repeated into the ground because of casual memery on the subject and i just want to be clear

    "wait X is Y long ago???" has been done way too much in the past few months on the forums and i'm going to be super curmudgeon about it

    this post was made almost 15 minutes ago, doesn't that make you feel old?

    old as balls?

    yeah

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  • sarukunsarukun RIESLING OCEANRegistered User regular
    edited August 2023
    SLyM wrote: »
    sometimes certain conversation topics can wind up getting repeated into the ground because of casual memery on the subject and i just want to be clear

    "wait X is Y long ago???" has been done way too much in the past few months on the forums and i'm going to be super curmudgeon about it

    this post was made almost 15 minutes ago, doesn't that make you feel old?

    old as balls?

    me irl
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  • BahamutZEROBahamutZERO Registered User regular
    god calvin is the most relatable character I have ever found in media

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  • BahamutZEROBahamutZERO Registered User regular
    I wish I was doing a bit but it really do be like that up in my head

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  • sarukunsarukun RIESLING OCEANRegistered User regular
    edited August 2023
    god calvin is the most relatable character I have ever found in media

    Calvin is very weird.

    He is like, a very specifically heightened reality version of an actual six year old.

    Edit: so like, yeah, exactly me.

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  • BahamutZEROBahamutZERO Registered User regular
    not just any six year old though, six year old me was like, holy fuck this person is me specifically

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  • sarukunsarukun RIESLING OCEANRegistered User regular
    I think I’m more Calvin now than when I was six, but I can see six year old me from where I live now for sure.

  • PoorochondriacPoorochondriac Ah, man Ah, jeezRegistered User regular
    I simply keep too busy to have time for existential crisis

    Gotta exist anyway, why have a crisis about it

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  • BahamutZEROBahamutZERO Registered User regular
    there's my problem, I have too much damn time to dwell on things

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  • DJ EebsDJ Eebs Moderator, Administrator admin
    you should read a book or something

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  • BahamutZEROBahamutZERO Registered User regular
    edited August 2023
    Back in my younger days, getting away from dwelling on things so much is why I originally got into video games, and reading books a lot, and watching TV a lot, but the internet has largely supplanted those last two for a decade or two.
    Reading books and video games were definitely the better of the three options but I ran out of games and books so easily. :weary:

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  • sarukunsarukun RIESLING OCEANRegistered User regular
    DJ Eebs wrote: »
    you should read a book or something

    That’s what started this whole mess!

    Elvenshae
  • DJ EebsDJ Eebs Moderator, Administrator admin
    read a fun one, like the very hungry caterpillar or something

    Crippl3
  • BahamutZEROBahamutZERO Registered User regular
    the very hungry caterpillar is a good metaphor for the approach of entropy

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  • milskimilski Poyo! Registered User regular
    edited August 2023
    SLyM wrote: »
    sometimes certain conversation topics can wind up getting repeated into the ground because of casual memery on the subject and i just want to be clear

    "wait X is Y long ago???" has been done way too much in the past few months on the forums and i'm going to be super curmudgeon about it

    this post was made almost 15 minutes ago, doesn't that make you feel old?

    old as balls?

    Gonna be honest, the kind of humor that's just responding to a sincere call not to do something with "I'm doing the thing! Watch me do the thing" is even worse than the I feel old jokes, it's literally just being a jackass and acting like self awareness of that makes it funny

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  • MechMantisMechMantis Registered User regular
    DJ Eebs wrote: »
    did you know that someone who was once young is now slightly older? does that make you feel old

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TdIRrmNN_CQ

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  • Brovid HasselsmofBrovid Hasselsmof [Growling historic on the fury road] Registered User regular
    I simply keep too busy to have time for existential crisis

    Gotta exist anyway, why have a crisis about it

    On the other hand if you're gonna have a crisis about something, existence is a reasonable one IMO. Existing is fucking weird!

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  • DisruptedCapitalistDisruptedCapitalist I swear! Registered User regular
    I simply keep too busy to have time for existential crisis

    Gotta exist anyway, why have a crisis about it

    On the other hand if you're gonna have a crisis about something, existence is a reasonable one IMO. Existing is fucking weird!

    Look, the last time I took advice from a 70 million year old lizard, I woke up in the middle of The Valley of Fire in my underwear.

    "Simple, real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time." -Mustrum Ridcully in Terry Pratchett's Hogfather p. 142 (HarperPrism 1996)
  • Magic PinkMagic Pink Tur-Boner-Fed Registered User regular
    edited August 2023
    Magic Pink wrote: »
    Holy shit did you folks know in Stardew Valley (spoilers for mega creepy)
    you can turn your children into birds and then if you check the TV on Halloween the spirit of the child crawls out of it in the form of a doll and then if you dump that doll in the sea you have to fight the murdered souls of your children if you want to use the witch's hut??https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aK1qGw68Oys

    i mean holy crap

    SERIOUSLY DID YOU ALL KNOW THIS??

    I am legit freaked out, this is insanely creepy!

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  • Magic PinkMagic Pink Tur-Boner-Fed Registered User regular
    Elendil wrote: »
    i started playing the first Remnant after bouncing off it a couple times

    i'm a couple hours in and so far it most feels just Fine and maybe a little boring

    is 2 a big improvement? between a lack of meaningful upgrades and bland proc-gen levels it feels underwhelming, though the shooting and movement feel mostly serviceable

    @Elendil I bounced off as well but it's a LOT more fun with people, like just ridiculously so

    Kristmas Kthulhu
  • BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZl1yGUetjI
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  • BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    A note on ABK, publishers of Overwatch 2:

    Activision Blizzard

    https://uk.sports.yahoo.com/news/demands-ubisoft-blizzard-reform-going-123609919.html?guccounter=1
    Activision Blizzard employees penned an open letter to management following the sexual harassment lawsuit by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing that shook the gaming industry over the summer.

    The letter demanded that senior leadership “recognise the seriousness of these allegations and demonstrate compassion for victims of harassment and assault”."

    these harassment cases, and many other abuses, have still not been resolved

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  • Brovid HasselsmofBrovid Hasselsmof [Growling historic on the fury road] Registered User regular
    Magic Pink wrote: »
    Magic Pink wrote: »
    Holy shit did you folks know in Stardew Valley (spoilers for mega creepy)
    you can turn your children into birds and then if you check the TV on Halloween the spirit of the child crawls out of it in the form of a doll and then if you dump that doll in the sea you have to fight the murdered souls of your children if you want to use the witch's hut??https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aK1qGw68Oys

    i mean holy crap

    SERIOUSLY DID YOU ALL KNOW THIS??

    I am legit freaked out, this is insanely creepy!

    I don't have kids, I thought this was just how parenting works

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  • LarsLars Registered User regular
    Was Overwatch 2 considered to be in beta until today or something? I thought it released a long time ago.

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  • LarsLars Registered User regular
    I don't see what's so great about the passage of time.

    The only thing I've unlocked in a while was the side-quest to become President of the United States once I passed level 35, but that quest is an insane grind and I'm pretty sure it's literally impossible if you didn't roll the perfect origin story so I'm not really going to bother with it.

    And now I don't think I get anymore unlocks until like level 65 or some shit. Who balanced this thing?

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  • CarpyCarpy Registered User regular
    Lars wrote: »
    Was Overwatch 2 considered to be in beta until today or something? I thought it released a long time ago.

    They launched a PvE mode today I think

  • KarlKarl Registered User regular
    The only thing I know about Overwatch 2 is that they basically stopped actual development on Overwatch 1, because OW2 was going to be the bigger better version with a full blown PVE compoent.

    Then they killed the PVE portion and Overwatch 2 is now a F2P game with a battlepass.

    So OW players languished with a stagnant game (OW1) based on the assumption that OW2 would be worth it. And that never materialised.

    I'm looking at Blizzard and wondering how they managed to fuck up that badly. They make Ubisoft and their management of Rainbow Six: Siege look good.

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  • KarozKaroz Registered User regular
    They had to move past lootboxes but they replaced it with some of the worst season passes out there that made me miss the lootboxes (getting them, not paying for them).

    Chasing the almighty dollar causes dumb decisions once again.

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  • NeveronNeveron HellValleySkyTree SwedenRegistered User regular
    DJ Eebs wrote: »
    did you know that someone who was once young is now slightly older? does that make you feel old

    honestly whenever I see my (formerly) baby nephew at a family meetup I'm like, wait, he can walk and talk and what do you mean he's six years old

    I'm pretty sure it's just a thing where your caveman brain expects things to be exactly how they were the last time you saw them, so when they're different it gets spooked
    e.g. the last time you played Papers, Please was when it was a "new" game, so when you see it again and it's not new then you go "oh no, time is slipping through my fingers"

    meanwhile nobody's particularly surprised about Skyrim being old because it's continually rereleased and in the zeitgeist (time ghost) because of that

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  • Crippl3Crippl3 oh noRegistered User regular
    edited August 2023
    Lars wrote: »
    Was Overwatch 2 considered to be in beta until today or something? I thought it released a long time ago.

    It's finally coming to Steam today, alongside the new season featuring the first pack of PvE missions, a new support hero, a new game mode, single-player training missions, and other stuff. Of course, the PVE missions are a separate charge ($15 gets you the missions, 1000 Overwatch Credits aka $10 of premium currency, and an exclusive skin for Sojourn) which made my interest instantly evaporate. Some friends and I enjoy playing the game for free, but I'm not dropping money on it.

    Crippl3 on
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  • PreacherPreacher Registered User regular
    I watched a bit of Atlas fallen today, man the voice acting work is fucking rough. But its by the surge devs so like par for the course?

    I would like some money because these are artisanal nuggets of wisdom philistine.

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