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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1485 on: January 03, 2017, 02:19:29 PM »
Just finished Final Fantasy XV after getting it the Thursday before Christmas. Quickest I've ever run through one of these games (not talking just the FF series, either, RPGs in general). It's got a few gameplay problems, but overall, very good game.

Where would this rank in the FF series, kind of feel out with this series a while back. No excuse for FFXII!
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1486 on: January 04, 2017, 01:28:17 PM »
Just finished Final Fantasy XV after getting it the Thursday before Christmas. Quickest I've ever run through one of these games (not talking just the FF series, either, RPGs in general). It's got a few gameplay problems, but overall, very good game.

Where would this rank in the FF series, kind of feel out with this series a while back. No excuse for FFXII!
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1487 on: January 06, 2017, 06:55:09 PM »
Just finished Final Fantasy XV after getting it the Thursday before Christmas. Quickest I've ever run through one of these games (not talking just the FF series, either, RPGs in general). It's got a few gameplay problems, but overall, very good game.

Where would this rank in the FF series, kind of feel out with this series a while back. No excuse for FFXII!

Hrm. Mine might be the wrong opinion to seek then. I really enjoyed FFXII, though I wish the gambit system had been a little better developed.

As a game I'd place it somewhere in the mid-tier (around X or VIII). Story-wise it's pretty good for a FF, though the plot itself isn't one of the best (but are any of the FF plots, really?), the characters are some of the best the series has seen. It doesn't do much character development through exposition and generally eschews those dark shadowy pasts or traumas the series loves, but really makes you feel as if the main characters are some of your best friends you've been hanging out with forever. As far as villains go, well, I can't compare without spoilers, but suffice to say that there is only one other FF villain I really felt needed killin' as much as this one.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1488 on: January 06, 2017, 07:34:32 PM »
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1489 on: January 06, 2017, 07:48:34 PM »
Dishonored 2. Incredible game. Take back what's yours!
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1490 on: January 06, 2017, 09:14:40 PM »
Just finished Final Fantasy XV after getting it the Thursday before Christmas. Quickest I've ever run through one of these games (not talking just the FF series, either, RPGs in general). It's got a few gameplay problems, but overall, very good game.

Where would this rank in the FF series, kind of feel out with this series a while back. No excuse for FFXII!
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FF6 is best of the whole series, ChronoTrigger the best RPG of all time.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1491 on: January 06, 2017, 10:05:15 PM »
Just finished Final Fantasy XV after getting it the Thursday before Christmas. Quickest I've ever run through one of these games (not talking just the FF series, either, RPGs in general). It's got a few gameplay problems, but overall, very good game.

Where would this rank in the FF series, kind of feel out with this series a while back. No excuse for FFXII!
FF6. There is nothing greater. In the name of the Sabin, Shadow, and Celes amen.

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FF6 is best of the whole series, ChronoTrigger the best RPG of all time.

I have unfortunately never finished ChronoTrigger. And I've not yet played FFVI. It's better than VII and X? I also enjoyed FFI.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1492 on: January 07, 2017, 12:21:18 AM »
Eternium: Mage and Minions.

Its an action RPG kinda like Diablo for Android, Windows Desktop and I think ioS.  Really fun but  a bit of a grind fest, and I am leveling up three characters at the same time so its taking me a while to level up.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1493 on: January 07, 2017, 12:46:38 AM »
Dishonored 2. Incredible game. Take back what's yours!

I'm playing through this right now.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1494 on: January 07, 2017, 12:58:37 AM »
Just finished Final Fantasy XV after getting it the Thursday before Christmas. Quickest I've ever run through one of these games (not talking just the FF series, either, RPGs in general). It's got a few gameplay problems, but overall, very good game.

Where would this rank in the FF series, kind of feel out with this series a while back. No excuse for FFXII!
FF6. There is nothing greater. In the name of the Sabin, Shadow, and Celes amen.

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FF6 is best of the whole series, ChronoTrigger the best RPG of all time.

I have unfortunately never finished ChronoTrigger. And I've not yet played FFVI. It's better than VII and X? I also enjoyed FFI.

Yeah. CT is best played on the DS imo due to the newly added ending. Not necessary tho. Let me also add that you should consider playing Chrono Cross once you beat CT. A lot of people didn't fully understand or like CC b/c they couldn't connect it to CT. The problem I think with most of them was that CC doesn't fully connect to CT until the latter 3rd of the game. Only then do you begin to realize how complex CT and CC were from the very get go in terms of plot.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1495 on: January 07, 2017, 04:55:46 PM »
I am playing bit Dungeon II and One Way Heroics.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1496 on: January 07, 2017, 07:13:36 PM »
Just got Steep. It looks fun.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1497 on: January 10, 2017, 12:18:41 PM »
Imbroglio. Excellent tactical roguelike.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1498 on: February 14, 2017, 08:59:58 AM »
Been back to my old Heroes of Might and Magic 3 :)
Hehe, I bought a copy from gog, when it was a promo, just for 2euro or something.


I used to play starcraft 2, but it was too stressful, so I decided to give start trek online a try, overall a very good gameplay, and many hours of free entertainment but its liberal agenda and few other things started to get under my skin.

So, I am back at SC2.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1499 on: February 14, 2017, 09:27:38 AM »
Scrabble? ..

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1500 on: February 14, 2017, 09:59:54 AM »
Aren't video games sinful?

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1501 on: February 14, 2017, 10:15:04 AM »
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1502 on: February 14, 2017, 10:28:54 AM »
Aren't video games sinful?

Probably not.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1503 on: February 14, 2017, 10:33:54 AM »
Aren't video games sinful?

Are they?
maybe some games like call of duty and gta?

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1504 on: February 14, 2017, 10:34:49 AM »
Aren't video games sinful?

Are they?
maybe some games like call of duty and gta?

So the problem is not their nature but their themes? Like any other entertainment medium?
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1505 on: February 14, 2017, 10:39:30 AM »
Aren't video games sinful?

Are they?
maybe some games like call of duty and gta?

So the problem is not their nature but their themes? Like any other entertainment medium?
I would Guess But it is just my Guess.because some video games contain sinful themes like sexual or bloody themes. But video games in them Self are probably not sinful. Though in early christianity many of the great priests and theologians even considered Theatre to be sinful. But I Think that is a Little bit too legalistic. But maybe itr depends on what Theatre it is

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1506 on: February 14, 2017, 01:26:29 PM »
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I would Guess But it is just my Guess.because some video games contain sinful themes like sexual or bloody themes. But video games in them Self are probably not sinful. Though in early christianity many of the great priests and theologians even considered Theatre to be sinful. But I Think that is a Little bit too legalistic. But maybe itr depends on what Theatre it is

This is how i understand it

If video games can help you out as a person, then they are useful, if they start to turn into a betrayal of Christ than you need to drop that game.

I think a great deal of discernment is required, to be able to observe the movement of your heart, on the one hand you don't want to be one of those lunatics who think everything is unclean and evil, St Paul rebukes these people very harshly, for example when muslims see a swine they get very offended, this is a state of extreme delusion. There is also the complete opposite case, which is of neglectance and sloppiness, this is also not good.

But if Christ is always at the top of your heart and your consciences is ok, then give thanks to the Lord for all the goods you are given.

I hope i am not wrong, but i think video games are good for me, when i come home from work, instead of thinking about troublesome things and fall into depression, i strategize my way to victory, pew pew :)

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1507 on: February 14, 2017, 02:55:42 PM »
Only acceptable video game.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1508 on: February 20, 2017, 11:25:46 AM »
I have the entire Witcher series (I've only played #3), the entire Risen series (played none), Middle Earth: Shadow of Morder (never played), and a dozen indie games, plus probably more, all sitting in my Steam account waiting for me. And what have I been playing? Civilization 1 and Railroad Tycoon 1 in DOSBox. ::) Although the RRT is starting to get a bit tedious--I'd forgotten how much micromanagement is necessary on harder difficulty settings. I'm mostly waiting around to get Horizon: Zero Dawn next week. Also, I've finally put together a not-horrible PC, which I've been working at since last June: i7 6700, 16gb, 240gb ssd/1tb hdd, gtx 1060
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1509 on: February 22, 2017, 07:50:56 PM »
I played Fallout 4 and The Last of Us a while back. I liked Fallout well enough I suppose, though the story ranged between meh and wtf. I'd not played previous Fallout games, which might have helped. With The Last of Us I didn't get more than a half dozen hours into; I liked what I saw of the story, but the gameplay just left me uninterested. Still, despite having about the same time to establish characters/story, the big early dramatic moment in The Last of Us had me getting misty eyed, while the big early dramatic moment Fallout 4 had me shrugging my shoulders.
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