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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #180 on: May 19, 2012, 06:23:02 PM »
Diablo 3...
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #181 on: May 19, 2012, 06:29:24 PM »
Does online Chess count?  I think that once you hit 35 and you're still playing video games, you live a sad existence.  No doubt about it once you hit 40yrs old.  I know I'll get flamed for saying that, but I ain't budging so save the drama for your mammas.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #182 on: May 19, 2012, 06:36:21 PM »
Does online Chess count?  I think that once you hit 35 and you're still playing video games, you live a sad existence.  No doubt about it once you hit 40yrs old.  I know I'll get flamed for saying that, but I ain't budging so save the drama for your mammas.
Yet the average gamer is in his 30s.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #183 on: May 19, 2012, 06:44:36 PM »
Does online Chess count?  I think that once you hit 35 and you're still playing video games, you live a sad existence.  No doubt about it once you hit 40yrs old.  I know I'll get flamed for saying that, but I ain't budging so save the drama for your mammas.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #184 on: May 19, 2012, 06:49:41 PM »
Does online Chess count?  I think that once you hit 35 and you're still playing video games, you live a sad existence.  No doubt about it once you hit 40yrs old.  I know I'll get flamed for saying that, but I ain't budging so save the drama for your mammas.

Why? It's just a hobby. You could say the same for movies or TV. Why the arbitrary age? Is it not sad when a 34 year old or an 18 year spends hours on end playing videogames?
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #185 on: May 19, 2012, 06:52:28 PM »
It's great that I'm not old enough to play bingo and not feel sad about it.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #186 on: May 19, 2012, 06:57:42 PM »
Why? It's just a hobby. You could say the same for movies or TV.

Or posting on a religious forum. But I don't think you're going to get anywhere, you're too immature to understand his sophisticated and subtle sensibilities...  8)

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #187 on: May 19, 2012, 07:00:20 PM »
Sometimes I do think that the amount of time I spend posting on a religious forum does, in fact, give me a sad existence. It'd probably be happier (and less monotonous) if I played more video games.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #188 on: May 19, 2012, 07:03:33 PM »
Sometimes I do think that the amount of time I spend posting on a religious forums does, in fact, give me a sad existence. It'd probably be happier (and less monotonous) if I played more video games.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #189 on: May 19, 2012, 07:20:45 PM »
Diablo 3...

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #190 on: May 19, 2012, 08:38:37 PM »
Trying to decide if I should finish my current Tales of Vesperia file or begin a new one.
Someone reminded me that if I complete the current file, I can go to new game+. I like this idea.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #191 on: May 20, 2012, 07:42:10 PM »
New animated trailer for Pokemon Black 2 and White 2. http://bulbanews.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Animated_B2W2_trailer_now_officially_available

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #192 on: May 20, 2012, 08:03:25 PM »
Diablo 3...

What's your user name?
I'm on there, too. :D My name is Doxasykyrie. I'm trying to fight the butcher with a Barbarian by myself. :/ No luck so far. Is there a way for you to help?

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #193 on: May 20, 2012, 08:17:06 PM »
Diablo 3...

What's your user name?
I'm on there, too. :D My name is Doxasykyrie. I'm trying to fight the butcher with a Barbarian by myself. :/ No luck so far. Is there a way for you to help?

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Yah. I beat it on Normal with my Monk. Doing it again with a mage. :P

BTW, you need the # with the name. (Mine is Mjolnir#1209)
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #194 on: May 29, 2012, 02:28:02 PM »
Diablo III - vamrat#1803.

I am still in the first act with a Lv. 9 Barbarian.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #195 on: May 29, 2012, 02:48:41 PM »
Dragon's Dogma, lv 23 Mystic Knight :)

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #196 on: May 29, 2012, 02:50:54 PM »
Starship Titanic. Old school!  :) Rest in peace, Douglas Adams.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #197 on: May 29, 2012, 03:35:52 PM »
Dragon's Dogma, lv 23 Mystic Knight :)

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I saw one of my XBL friends playing this. How is it?
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #198 on: May 29, 2012, 04:02:46 PM »
Dragon's Dogma, lv 23 Mystic Knight :)

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I saw one of my XBL friends playing this. How is it?
I really like it. The combat is pretty realistic (as far as fireball throwing dragon fighting can be anyways), the world is big, but kind of hard to get around, the monsters are tough (but not Dark Souls tough) and they story is ok (its a little...Japaneesey......). All in all, a good solid 7.5 or 8. A good game, not a great one.

In all honesty, this is just till Guild Wars 2 comes out :)

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #199 on: June 03, 2012, 10:17:49 PM »
Nintendo's Initial E3 presentation for the Wii U. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UD1_st1cO04&feature=g-all-lik













In summary: more social networking stuff I don't really care about, more casual gaming *pukes*, samey looking graphics (though that trailer with Link and the spider looks pretty smexy), interesting looking new control features (kind of excited about that), hilarious little movie about a third of the way through (Right, Mr. Non-Specific Action Figure?)

All in all, it was alright. I guess I'll buy one.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #200 on: June 03, 2012, 10:21:17 PM »
Some good, cheap games I got from Just Adventure. Darkfall: Lights Out is simple in graphics, but is based on a poem and has a creepy mystery plot. I like that sort of thing.  :)
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #201 on: June 03, 2012, 10:25:36 PM »
I'm going to wait until the real E3 confrences start tomorrow to make a decision.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #202 on: June 03, 2012, 10:42:03 PM »
I finally decided that clocking in 100 hours into Skyrim was enough. I'll get the 15 remaining achievements later.

Now onto Halo Anniversary.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #203 on: June 03, 2012, 10:53:47 PM »
Some good, cheap games I got from Just Adventure. Darkfall: Lights Out is simple in graphics, but is based on a poem and has a creepy mystery plot. I like that sort of thing.  :)
Oh, I'm certainly not against simple graphics (I'll take good gameplay and story over graphics any day if I have to choose). In fact, simple graphics make me pleasantly nostalgic.

It's just disappointing that Nintendo isn't rising to the current industry standard for resolution for seemingly no good reason at all. It's turning developers away from a company that hasn't had a pleasant history with them as it is.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #204 on: June 03, 2012, 11:03:52 PM »
Some good, cheap games I got from Just Adventure. Darkfall: Lights Out is simple in graphics, but is based on a poem and has a creepy mystery plot. I like that sort of thing.  :)
Oh, I'm certainly not against simple graphics (I'll take good gameplay and story over graphics any day if I have to choose). In fact, simple graphics make me pleasantly nostalgic.

It's just disappointing that Nintendo isn't rising to the current industry standard for resolution for seemingly no good reason at all. It's turning developers away from a company that hasn't had a pleasant history with them as it is.
What are you talking about? Wii U is going to be in full 1080p
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #205 on: June 03, 2012, 11:13:35 PM »
It is? I thought developers were saying it isn't up to snuff compared to the Xbox and PS3.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #206 on: June 03, 2012, 11:16:48 PM »
I'd like to take a bit of a straw poll. How many Pokemon fans here wish there was a main series Pokemon game (not a spinoff like Mystery Dungeon) where instead of turn-based combat, you could directly control your Pokemon?

How many want the ability to carry more than six Pokemon at a time?

Finally, how many wish Pokemon could have more than four moves at a time?

Just curious.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #207 on: June 03, 2012, 11:20:31 PM »
I'd like to take a bit of a straw poll. How many Pokemon fans here wish there was a main series Pokemon game (not a spinoff like Mystery Dungeon) where instead of turn-based combat, you could directly control your Pokemon?

How many want the ability to carry more than six Pokemon at a time?

Finally, how many wish Pokemon could have more than four moves at a time?

Just curious.

The first one would be nice, the second one I hadn't really thought about, but I agree, and the third one: DEFINITELY!

Anyways, I really wish Sega would introduce another awesome system...it's a shame they stopped their console design and production.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #208 on: June 03, 2012, 11:26:02 PM »
I'd like to take a bit of a straw poll. How many Pokemon fans here wish there was a main series Pokemon game (not a spinoff like Mystery Dungeon) where instead of turn-based combat, you could directly control your Pokemon?

How many want the ability to carry more than six Pokemon at a time?

Finally, how many wish Pokemon could have more than four moves at a time?

Just curious.

The first one would be nice, the second one I hadn't really thought about, but I agree, and the third one: DEFINITELY!

Anyways, I really wish Sega would introduce another awesome system...it's a shame they stopped their console design and production.
Yeah, I know. The Dreamcast had a lot of potential, too bad it got cut down in its prime. Now, if only Sonic Team could continue staying out the liquor cabinet...
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #209 on: June 03, 2012, 11:39:24 PM »
I'd like to take a bit of a straw poll. How many Pokemon fans here wish there was a main series Pokemon game (not a spinoff like Mystery Dungeon) where instead of turn-based combat, you could directly control your Pokemon?

How many want the ability to carry more than six Pokemon at a time?

Finally, how many wish Pokemon could have more than four moves at a time?

Just curious.

The first one would be nice, the second one I hadn't really thought about, but I agree, and the third one: DEFINITELY!

Anyways, I really wish Sega would introduce another awesome system...it's a shame they stopped their console design and production.
Yeah, I know. The Dreamcast had a lot of potential, too bad it got cut down in its prime. Now, if only Sonic Team could continue staying out the liquor cabinet...

Indeed.

I also wish that cartridges would come back.  But that hope is probably way out of the realm of possibility.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #210 on: June 03, 2012, 11:47:14 PM »

I also wish that cartridges would come back.
Why?
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #211 on: June 03, 2012, 11:52:24 PM »

I also wish that cartridges would come back.
Why?

Aesthetics. There's something about pressing a small square block thing that goes click, which is much more fun than watching a download bar go bleeeeeep.  ;) Just my opinion.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #212 on: June 04, 2012, 12:25:06 AM »

I also wish that cartridges would come back.
Why?

ROM cartridges allow for near-instant load times and use less of the processing power of the console, and they are hardier (though disks are becoming  more difficult to damage, it seems).
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #213 on: June 04, 2012, 12:26:02 AM »

I also wish that cartridges would come back.
Why?

Aesthetics. There's something about pressing a small square block thing that goes click, which is much more fun than watching a download bar go bleeeeeep.  ;) Just my opinion.
Good point lol.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #214 on: June 04, 2012, 12:26:41 AM »
It is? I thought developers were saying it isn't up to snuff compared to the Xbox and PS3.
Where in the world did you hear that? Yeah it's native 1080p. Thank God.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #215 on: June 04, 2012, 12:27:44 AM »

I also wish that cartridges would come back.
Why?

ROM cartridges allow for near-instant load times and use less of the processing power of the console, and they are hardier (though disks are becoming  more difficult to damage, it seems).
Yeah, but a modern game would need to come on like five of them that you'd have to switch out for another every five screens (assuming that the retention time after a cartridge is taken out could be lengthened), wouldn't it?
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #216 on: June 04, 2012, 12:28:11 AM »
It is? I thought developers were saying it isn't up to snuff compared to the Xbox and PS3.
Where in the world did you hear that? Yeah it's native 1080p. Thank God.
Justin, I think. It's somewhere in this thread.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #217 on: June 04, 2012, 12:30:30 AM »
It is? I thought developers were saying it isn't up to snuff compared to the Xbox and PS3.
Where in the world did you hear that? Yeah it's native 1080p. Thank God.
Justin, I think. It's somewhere in this thread.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #218 on: June 04, 2012, 12:30:44 AM »

I also wish that cartridges would come back.
Why?

ROM cartridges allow for near-instant load times and use less of the processing power of the console, and they are hardier (though disks are becoming  more difficult to damage, it seems).
Yeah, but a modern game would need to come on like five of them that you'd have to switch out for another every five screens (assuming that the retention time after a cartridge is taken out could be lengthened), wouldn't it?
you always could adapt the type of technology we have for flash drives

i have saw 64 gig flash drives out there, as compared to a dual layer blu ray at 50gig

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #219 on: June 04, 2012, 12:39:22 AM »

I also wish that cartridges would come back.
Why?

ROM cartridges allow for near-instant load times and use less of the processing power of the console, and they are hardier (though disks are becoming  more difficult to damage, it seems).
Yeah, but a modern game would need to come on like five of them that you'd have to switch out for another every five screens (assuming that the retention time after a cartridge is taken out could be lengthened), wouldn't it?
you always could adapt the type of technology we have for flash drives

i have saw 64 gig flash drives out there, as compared to a dual layer blu ray at 50gig
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #220 on: June 04, 2012, 12:39:49 AM »
It is? I thought developers were saying it isn't up to snuff compared to the Xbox and PS3.
Where in the world did you hear that? Yeah it's native 1080p. Thank God.
Justin, I think. It's somewhere in this thread.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #221 on: June 04, 2012, 12:44:49 AM »

I also wish that cartridges would come back.
Why?

ROM cartridges allow for near-instant load times and use less of the processing power of the console, and they are hardier (though disks are becoming  more difficult to damage, it seems).
Yeah, but a modern game would need to come on like five of them that you'd have to switch out for another every five screens (assuming that the retention time after a cartridge is taken out could be lengthened), wouldn't it?
you always could adapt the type of technology we have for flash drives

i have saw 64 gig flash drives out there, as compared to a dual layer blu ray at 50gig

You beat me to it.  Whenever I bring up my fondness for cartridges, everyone seems to think the technology stalled in the 90's.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #222 on: June 04, 2012, 10:34:23 AM »
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #223 on: June 04, 2012, 10:52:55 AM »
DL'd a NES emulator for my phone and have been playing Destiny of an Emperor.  It's amazing how after 25 years, I still remember the details of the game.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #224 on: June 04, 2012, 01:49:19 PM »
DL'd a NES emulator for my phone and have been playing Destiny of an Emperor.  It's amazing how after 25 years, I still remember the details of the game.

I've got the Atari app for the iPod Touch. It has 100 games from the 2600.  ;D
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