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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1080 on: August 29, 2014, 07:56:02 AM »
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People (especially adults) should have no involvement with video games. Society wants to keep the human mentality at a childish level.

But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me. :)

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1081 on: September 07, 2014, 02:50:22 AM »
I'm still working at Kid Icarus: Uprising.

Also still waiting for the new Super Smash Bros.

Thinking I might move onto Bravely Default when I'm done with KIU.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1082 on: September 07, 2014, 05:12:41 PM »
Wait, there's a new Kid Icarus game?
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1083 on: September 07, 2014, 05:36:17 PM »
Wait, there's a new Kid Icarus game?


There is, and it's good.

Also, I'm helping to lead our high school youth group this year and we're having a Wii game night. I assured everyone that I would whoop them at Mario Kart, but they seemed up to the challenge...

Am I prepared to make teenagers cry?  ;D
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1084 on: September 07, 2014, 05:43:04 PM »
Only a few more weeks until the arrival of the new Sherlock Holmes game! Yipee!
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1085 on: September 16, 2014, 08:45:52 PM »

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1086 on: September 16, 2014, 09:50:16 PM »
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1087 on: September 16, 2014, 10:23:28 PM »
Just finished Shadow Warrior (2013), onto beating the last few time trials in Mario Kart.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1088 on: September 17, 2014, 01:36:47 PM »
Archeage has been released....what joy!
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1089 on: September 17, 2014, 04:30:33 PM »
Dragon Quest I on Android! :)

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1090 on: September 17, 2014, 05:06:08 PM »
Lots and lots of Meinkraft.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1091 on: September 17, 2014, 05:47:01 PM »
Dragon Quest I on Android! :)

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1092 on: October 03, 2014, 12:42:44 AM »
Just picked up the new Sherlock Holmes game, 'Crimes and Punishment.' It is really good! They borrowed a bit from the game 'L.A. Noire' in terms of evidence collection. It's fun so far. I solved the first case. There are several others to go.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1093 on: October 03, 2014, 01:16:01 AM »
Hyrule Warriors. It's fun. A little mindless. But fun.

Also, Smash released tonight...
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1094 on: November 13, 2014, 02:03:49 AM »
Got Destiny for PS4 and no one to play with... any of you guys play?

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1095 on: November 13, 2014, 09:30:24 PM »
Playing a couple of different mods/hacks for games I have (a Final Fantasy VI hack, and a Smash Bros. Brawl hack), as well as a roguelike called Sil.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1096 on: November 13, 2014, 09:55:04 PM »
Call of Duty: Advanced warfare. Now I want my exosuit!!!ヽ(。ゝω・。)ノ
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1097 on: November 13, 2014, 11:11:31 PM »
I've been playing Cookie Jam on my phone and on Facebook.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1098 on: November 13, 2014, 11:22:34 PM »
Playing through Dragon Age 2 (first time, a little over half-way through) in preparation for Dragon Age: Inquisition's release in about a week. I can't wait.

Also, Shin Megami Tensei IV (3DS) and Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition (Android).
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1099 on: November 17, 2014, 06:48:26 AM »
... in preparation for Dragon Age: Inquisition's release in about a week. I can't wait...

Tomorrow is the big day...

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1100 on: November 17, 2014, 11:01:25 AM »
... in preparation for Dragon Age: Inquisition's release in about a week. I can't wait...

Tomorrow is the big day...
Dunno. DA 1 was pretty good. 2 I thought was terrible....Im kind of nervous about it. I might just buy the Elite: Dangerous beta....

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1101 on: November 17, 2014, 11:27:13 AM »
Playing through Dragon Age 2 (first time, a little over half-way through) in preparation for Dragon Age: Inquisition's release in about a week. I can't wait.

Let us who are too chaste to play the game know if those sex scenes will be mature and tasteful as promised. ;)

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1102 on: November 17, 2014, 12:50:59 PM »
Now listen up, the both of ya. Games are like a box of chocolates, and you never know what you're going to get. You just have to try a piece and discover for yourself what it is. It could be a delicious-tasting morsel of joy (DA1), or it could be a dog fart hermetically sealed in a thin shell of vinegar chocolate (DA2). You'll never know till you chomp down, so get to chompin tomorrow!

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1103 on: November 17, 2014, 10:37:38 PM »
... in preparation for Dragon Age: Inquisition's release in about a week. I can't wait...

Tomorrow is the big day...

Only 2 and a half hours!

But I won't get mine from Amazon until Thursday or so. I made the mistake of updating my credit card information and lost my spot in the "line." So I'll have the strategy guide tomorrow, but no game... :(

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1104 on: November 17, 2014, 10:44:36 PM »
Playing through Dragon Age 2 (first time, a little over half-way through) in preparation for Dragon Age: Inquisition's release in about a week. I can't wait.

Let us who are too chaste to play the game know if those sex scenes will be mature and tasteful as promised. ;)

Hey, those sex scenes have been incredibly awkward in the Dragon Age games so far. It'd be quite a stretch for someone to realistically consider those scenes an occasion of sin. :P

But I'll be sure to let you know if they're "mature and tasteful" (Mass Effect's scenes were generally more implied from what I remember) or just more awkward/poor animations.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1105 on: November 18, 2014, 11:40:20 AM »
But I won't get mine from Amazon until Thursday or so.

Make that tomorrow (Wednesday)!

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1106 on: November 18, 2014, 03:55:29 PM »
Anyone know if there's a way to change the perspective or camera view (distance, angle, or both) in the new Dragon Age, of if the only things available are a fixed 3rd person view and the tactical view?

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1107 on: November 18, 2014, 04:04:26 PM »
... in preparation for Dragon Age: Inquisition's release in about a week. I can't wait...

Tomorrow is the big day...

Only 2 and a half hours!

But I won't get mine from Amazon until Thursday or so. I made the mistake of updating my credit card information and lost my spot in the "line." So I'll have the strategy guide tomorrow, but no game... :(

Boo! Hiss!

Only Dragon Age 1 was any good.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1108 on: November 18, 2014, 06:57:19 PM »
So far DA:I has been enjoyable. Movement still feels stiff and confined, something from past games I hoped they might eliminate when they spoke of looking at games like Skyrim. Also, I have no idea what it looks like on next-gen, but on my PS3/HDTV the look seems quite mixed. There is some nice detail here and there, such as on ornate wood working and other interior things, but overall the graphics look kinda generic so far... certainly nothing to justify all the talk of it being beautiful. Maybe it's much better on next gen though. *shrugs* Last thing is... battles can really become a blobby mess of 20 different things sometimes. On the plus side it is supposed to be rather large, and it's kept my attention so far (not always an easy task). And my character is Qunari, so...  8)

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1109 on: November 18, 2014, 07:07:11 PM »
I saw the game in a display at work today! I was almost going to get it, but I don't have an X Box One yet. :)

So, I'm still playing games on my phone. And I have "Nemesis," a Sherlock Holmes game, for the computer.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1110 on: November 22, 2014, 05:52:05 PM »
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1111 on: November 22, 2014, 05:54:22 PM »
I saw the game in a display at work today! I was almost going to get it, but I don't have an X Box One yet. :)



Consoles are for casuals.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1112 on: November 22, 2014, 06:12:49 PM »
Gaming was my life for as long as I've owned a computer which was back in 1992 if I remember correctly.  Oh the fun I had blasting Nazis in Wolfenstein 3D, slaying demons in Diabolo, conquering the world in Civilization II, ruling Europe in Castles II,  building woad raider armies in Age of Empires,  establishing cities in Simcity 2000, and fighting NOD in Command and Conquer and possibly best of all, building the Roman Empire with Centurion, Defend of Rome. Nowadays, I struggle to be entertained. The graphics are a million times better, but the gameplay and the charm is largely gone. Instead, I am left with "microtransactions" and "massive multiplayer games". I can no longer build up and rule my kingdom at my own pace, I must constantly worry about other players who have dumped $5000 into the game running my desmesne over. There are no charming, pixilated figures marching across the battlefield, I'm left with facebook games and apps and high resolution blood and gore sprayed across my screen.

I miss my youth.  :'(

Preach it!

Lots of gamers feel like you do. With the increased popularity of games devs are making games for the lowest common denominator. That usually means Farmville garbage or Call of Duty clones. Those games cost less to make and more people buy them. The RTS, platformers and adventure games are all but dead, and RPG is soon to follow. What remains becomes easier, more superficial and more plug-and-play. There are some exceptions, luckily.

Casuals are ruining gaming.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1113 on: November 22, 2014, 07:02:31 PM »
I saw the game in a display at work today! I was almost going to get it, but I don't have an X Box One yet. :)



Consoles are for casuals.
I game on the PC pretty casually. I don't think I have taken video games as seriously since I left high school. All the modern games coming out don't have any meaning to me. Although I like to play old school games to reminisce on my childhood.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1114 on: November 22, 2014, 07:05:40 PM »
I saw the game in a display at work today! I was almost going to get it, but I don't have an X Box One yet. :)



Consoles are for casuals.

Not that I care.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1115 on: November 22, 2014, 08:43:23 PM »
I'm part of the "I find it comical how insecure the 'PC master race' are" masterer race.  :P

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1116 on: November 22, 2014, 09:32:23 PM »
The RTS, platformers and adventure games are all but dead, and RPG is soon to follow. What remains becomes easier, more superficial and more plug-and-play. There are some exceptions, luckily.

There are, I would argue, more than a few exceptions on the PC. Thanks to distribution platforms like Steam and Desura, and crowdsourcing initiatives like Kickstarter, genres that would never be released by the major studios are seeing new life.

Adventure games, especially point-and-clicks, are especially popular in this new "underground" scene, to a point where I personally feel overwhelmed by the options available...

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1117 on: November 22, 2014, 09:48:09 PM »
I'm playing Age of Empires III on Steam.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1118 on: November 22, 2014, 10:05:51 PM »
I prefer console gaming to pc gaming, but to each his own.  I got Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Wii U yesterday and it's great!  I got Pokemon AlphaSapphire yesterday too, but haven't played it yet.  Is anyone else a Nintendo fan?

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1119 on: November 22, 2014, 10:58:27 PM »
I prefer console gaming to pc gaming, but to each his own.  I got Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Wii U yesterday and it's great!  I got Pokemon AlphaSapphire yesterday too, but haven't played it yet.  Is anyone else a Nintendo fan?

Right here bro.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1120 on: November 22, 2014, 10:59:28 PM »
I'm playing Age of Empires III on Steam.

If I had the time and power, IV would be sucking my life away.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1121 on: November 23, 2014, 07:44:21 AM »
And Cyrillic, they haven't invented a game I can't clown you at, be it console, physical, board, PC

You're so good. Are we supposed to applaud?

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1122 on: November 23, 2014, 07:55:27 AM »
Zynga Texas Hold'Em via Facebook. I think that the smartphone App world is going to kill console and possibly even PC gaming in the not too distant future.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1123 on: November 23, 2014, 08:10:01 AM »
Zynga Texas Hold'Em via Facebook. I think that the smartphone App world is going to kill console and possibly even PC gaming in the not too distant future.

You'll be partly to blame for that.

Then again, I'm sure it won't come to that. An even vaster majority of games will probably be worthless plug-and-plays, but some good games will always be made; even if only by some indie devs.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1124 on: November 23, 2014, 08:33:16 AM »
Zynga Texas Hold'Em via Facebook. I think that the smartphone App world is going to kill console and possibly even PC gaming in the not too distant future.

You'll be partly to blame for that.

Then again, I'm sure it won't come to that. An even vaster majority of games will probably be worthless plug-and-plays, but some good games will always be made; even if only by some indie devs.

I don't think it'll come to that either, even though smartphones and tablets will get bigger.  With computers becoming more powerful, it's surprising consoles are still around.
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