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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1215 on: March 31, 2015, 08:53:23 PM »
So who plays Dota 2 on here? I just started, been trying to read/watch every newbie guide I can find to understand the basics of the game.

If anyone is looking to play with me, send me your Steam info via PM.
So many chars....kind of confusing. But I do like it.
What's striking is the balance all these heroes seem to have whenever you team up to go into battle.

I don't think I have played a game that emphasizes "team" as being the indicator of your success or failure. Every act and thought you do in game has to be in consideration of your team as a whole, always. If I die in game, that's going to put my team at a significant disadvantage (I can't level up my own character when I'm dead, and I'm missing out on accruing gold, defending towers, etc) and also strengthen the opposing team.

Last game I was in, some guy was ganking all in the middle lane and got his level up to 22 while I'm still at 11, crazy. That guy ended up carrying us all the way to the end.

I just hate playing as weaker characters during the laning phase, cause I kind of like to jungle a bit too but if I'm too weak I don't stand a chance against those enemies.

Otherwise it's a blast, deep game for sure. I like the ability someone else can coach you.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1216 on: March 31, 2015, 10:57:25 PM »
I started playing Minecraft. I'm not good at it yet. I have no idea what's going on.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1217 on: March 31, 2015, 11:06:20 PM »
I started playing Minecraft. I'm not good at it yet. I have no idea what's going on.
Lol lucky you are playing now and not back then when it was in Alpha (you didn't have those guides on how to craft items)
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1218 on: March 31, 2015, 11:06:52 PM »
Bloodborne, and I also just picked up Axiom Verge.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1219 on: April 01, 2015, 08:50:29 AM »
If you all liked Baldur's Gate and Icewind Dale, get Pillars of Eternity. Fantastic CRPG.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1220 on: April 03, 2015, 08:06:30 PM »
I started playing Minecraft. I'm not good at it yet. I have no idea what's going on.
I'm confused by the eagerness of people to play a game that looks like it was developed in 1990.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1221 on: April 04, 2015, 02:04:16 AM »
I started playing Minecraft. I'm not good at it yet. I have no idea what's going on.
I'm confused by the eagerness of people to play a game that looks like it was developed in 1990.

I decided to try it because it's one of those games that got so popular, I wondered what was the rush. I'm still wondering.

Probably going to trade it back for something else.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1222 on: April 05, 2015, 02:03:46 PM »
I bought a couple older games last month that I haven't played yet... yet last week I started another playthrough of Skyrim. *confused*
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1223 on: May 26, 2015, 09:14:47 AM »
In May I passed the '1000 hours' mark for total time spent in Skyrim. I'm currently on a playthrough that I plan on using for hitting the '1000+ hours in one playthrough' bragging rights thing/whatever, though I'm only 1/3rd of the way through, and plan on stretching it out over multiple years (maybe I'll finish by 2018, lol). This is on a PS3, btw, so I unfortunately don't have 10000 mods to keep my interest/attention.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1224 on: May 26, 2015, 01:24:45 PM »
Lots and lots of "Neverwinter."
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1225 on: May 26, 2015, 02:07:50 PM »
Has anyone noticed that the thread subject is asking which videogames are playing everyone?
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1226 on: May 26, 2015, 02:14:44 PM »
Lots and lots of "Neverwinter."
I had to leave it.The premise was really nice, but I didnt see alot of customization.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1227 on: May 26, 2015, 02:27:17 PM »
Has anyone noticed that the thread subject is asking which videogames are playing everyone?

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1228 on: May 26, 2015, 02:34:54 PM »
Has anyone noticed that the thread subject is asking which videogames are playing everyone?

No, it isn't.

Yes it is, albeit with unusual syntax.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1229 on: May 26, 2015, 05:29:41 PM »
Has anyone noticed that the thread subject is asking which videogames are playing everyone?

No, it isn't.

Yes it is, albeit with unusual syntax.

Okay.  ???
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1230 on: May 27, 2015, 12:44:08 PM »
Played Dragon Warrior 3 this month, and started another playthrough of Dragon Warrior 1. I'm thinking of buying a PS2 and Dragon Quest VIII next month (a used ps2 and the game would cost less than what a new game would cost).

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1231 on: June 01, 2015, 02:17:28 AM »
I'm hoping to get Splatoon tomorrow.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1232 on: June 11, 2015, 03:08:54 PM »
Anyone getting an Oculus Rift virtual reality thingy next year?

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1233 on: June 11, 2015, 03:15:23 PM »
I've been playing Cities: Skylines.  I love a nice city building game!

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1234 on: June 11, 2015, 03:16:45 PM »
Galactic Civilizations III: It's Civilization... in space.

Also, Final Fantasy Origins.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1235 on: June 15, 2015, 03:45:10 AM »
I finally beat the original Tales of Graces game. I'll do the epilogue later. Now, I move onto Xillia.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1236 on: June 15, 2015, 08:01:04 AM »
I have for four out of the last seven days attempted to play Skyrim, and every time it freezes on me at roughly the same point. I've tried changing what I do when it loads, but with no luck in getting it to stay running. Meh. I wonder how far I'll have to go back to find a save that doesn't freeze...

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1237 on: June 15, 2015, 12:21:40 PM »
Galactic Civilizations III: It's Civilization... in space.

Also, Final Fantasy Origins.
How do you like GCIII? I liked the earlier ones.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1238 on: June 26, 2015, 09:44:35 PM »
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1239 on: June 26, 2015, 10:09:55 PM »
"Pool Nation," for the X Box One. It's very simple.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1240 on: July 10, 2015, 05:27:08 AM »
Anyone else play the Democracy games? Imperfect, but stimulating political simulations.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1241 on: July 10, 2015, 06:57:57 AM »
Still BATTLEFIELD 4 multiplayer. 

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1242 on: July 10, 2015, 09:46:23 AM »
Plants vs. Zombies is free this month for X Box gold members. :)
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1243 on: July 10, 2015, 10:00:36 AM »
Not playing anything at the moment. So far I'm waiting for,

1)MGS V:Phantom Pain(Must play)
2)Star Wars Battlefront
3)Fallout 4
4)Act of Aggression
5)Deus Ex: Mankind Divided(Must play)
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1244 on: July 10, 2015, 10:11:44 AM »
Still BATTLEFIELD 4 multiplayer.
We should play. I'm a beast with the shotty
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1245 on: July 18, 2015, 02:20:30 AM »
I want to play J-Stars Victory VS
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1246 on: July 24, 2015, 10:11:37 PM »
Have been playing computer canasta the last week or so... record is 52-19 atm...

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1247 on: July 24, 2015, 10:18:03 PM »
Powerstar Golf.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1248 on: July 25, 2015, 08:48:10 AM »
I tried playing as a miaphysite count in Nubia on CKII. I was destroyed by stupid Muslims within 6 months.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1249 on: July 28, 2015, 07:59:33 AM »
Dragon Quest 11 has been announced for the PS4 and the 3DS. If Squeenix doesn't release it in North America I will smash their company with the fury of a thousand gods golems.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1250 on: August 03, 2015, 05:35:34 AM »
I had some store credit saved up at a local game store, so I bought a PlayStation TV. It's mostly because I want to play Tales of Hearts R, but there are other games I want as well.

Also, lately, I've been playing Tales of Symphonia, GameCube edition.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1251 on: August 03, 2015, 06:33:25 AM »
I tried playing as a miaphysite count in Nubia on CKII. I was destroyed by stupid Muslims within 6 months.

On my last playthrough the Abbasids took Armenia, Persia and a whole lot of land in the East, and it was very easy for them to just wipe me out. In 769 they already start with such a large domain, it's sort of unfair.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1252 on: August 03, 2015, 07:04:15 AM »
Given that the only time I ever come out of the house is for college and/or working and that I have no social life whatsoever, there has been a huge video game revival in my life. Really I haven't gamed this much since I was 12 years old. Study, Work (occasionally), video games, repeat. I love the simplicity of life right now. I've been playing Super Mario 64 again, along with other classic N64 games. I used to play Skyrim nonstop but with the accidental loss of my saved game--nearly 2 years of progress--I rage quit and vowed to never play again. Boy I miss hunting Giants.

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« Reply #1253 on: August 03, 2015, 10:40:41 AM »
I started in Cicilia as a Miaphysite and got swallowed up by Alexios the Great. Most of my desmesne ended up becoming Chalcedonian and I became alienated to my own people. Alexios jailed and killed me for no good reason and I got stuck running a few counties as a daughter on the warring border of the Orthodox and a couple of Muslim realms. Being a Miaphysite is hard.  :(
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1254 on: August 03, 2015, 10:43:35 AM »
The first two free games this month on X Box One are Magic and Metal Gear Solid. Huzzah.

I just started to play both of them. I'm not very good so far.  :o
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1255 on: August 03, 2015, 12:05:39 PM »
I've seen the requirements for CK2, but what kind of hardware does a PC need for the game to run at a good-to-great level?

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1256 on: August 03, 2015, 12:50:42 PM »
I have CKII but just could never figure it out.  I usually played as Rostock (or the Slavic or Danish equivalent), or else Lubeck as it is close.  Usually just me trying to find ways to marry my daughters to my cousins for the inheritance rights or something.  Never got good with the military end.  Been meaning to try it out again sometime.  Anyone ever try multiplayer?

I've started a campaign as the Dutch in Empire Total War again.  I wish they'd made decent campaigns for that in multiplayer.  The co-op campaign setting in Napoleon Total War is buggy as all get out.
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« Reply #1257 on: August 03, 2015, 01:02:18 PM »
I've seen the requirements for CK2, but what kind of hardware does a PC need for the game to run at a good-to-great level?
My computer is about 7 years old and it runs fine on that. I recommend 3GB of RAM, but other than that, I think it is pretty flexible.
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« Reply #1258 on: August 03, 2015, 02:14:35 PM »
I haven't fired up Crusader Kings in a while. It's a good game, very thorough. I just always seem to die or have my dumb sons take over and mess up everything. I guess that's the way.  :-[
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #1259 on: August 03, 2015, 02:15:32 PM »
https://warhammer.totalwar.com/

I can't wait for this to come out!
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