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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #225 on: June 04, 2012, 04:26:21 PM »
Currently watching the EA presentation at E3. The new Simcity may yet draw me back, but I'm still not sure (and my current system probably couldn't handle it). Anyway, Madden didn't look bad. Might be the first new Madden I've bought in a few years.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #226 on: June 04, 2012, 05:16:08 PM »
These conferences have been boring so far. Nintendo's press conference will blow everyone away because they'll probably show off games that aren't FPS's and have a color palette with green in it.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #227 on: June 04, 2012, 05:44:50 PM »
These conferences have been boring so far. Nintendo's press conference will blow everyone away because they'll probably show off games that aren't FPS's and have a color palette with green in it.

You speak heresy!  Call of Duty is the only game that exists!
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #228 on: June 04, 2012, 05:55:01 PM »
These conferences have been boring so far. Nintendo's press conference will blow everyone away because they'll probably show off games that aren't FPS's and have a color palette with green in it.

You speak heresy!  Call of Duty is the only game that exists!

CoD: Brown Filter edition.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #229 on: June 04, 2012, 06:09:13 PM »
Last FPS that I played for longer than an hour or two...



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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #230 on: June 04, 2012, 06:12:56 PM »
That was a good one. There was a surprisingly good book made from it, too. I have it on audio somewhere.  :)
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #231 on: June 04, 2012, 06:13:56 PM »
One of the best games ever. Better than Goldeneye.

I can't tell you how many hours I put into the Combat Simulator. Wait it was like 58days or something so 1392 hours.

One of my bragging rights is unlocking the Pugilist co-op sim in the Solo Missions without any cheats. Let me tell you, I only completed it with a second to spare.

I think it was worse than doing the speedrun on Goldeneye's Facility to unlock whatever cheat it was.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #232 on: June 04, 2012, 06:45:17 PM »
One of the best games ever. Better than Goldeneye.

I can't tell you how many hours I put into the Combat Simulator. Wait it was like 58days or something so 1392 hours.

One of my bragging rights is unlocking the Pugilist co-op sim in the Solo Missions without any cheats. Let me tell you, I only completed it with a second to spare.

I think it was worse than doing the speedrun on Goldeneye's Facility to unlock whatever cheat it was.

With Gameshark you have all the cheats you could want.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #233 on: June 04, 2012, 06:47:58 PM »
Once again, playing Max Payne 2
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #234 on: June 04, 2012, 06:48:42 PM »
Max Payne 3 is great btw

One of the best games ever. Better than Goldeneye.

I can't tell you how many hours I put into the Combat Simulator. Wait it was like 58days or something so 1392 hours.

One of my bragging rights is unlocking the Pugilist co-op sim in the Solo Missions without any cheats. Let me tell you, I only completed it with a second to spare.

I think it was worse than doing the speedrun on Goldeneye's Facility to unlock whatever cheat it was.

With Gameshark you have all the cheats you could want.
Gameshark actually ruined my original copy of Perfect Dark. I used to make my own custom weapons, it ruled.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #235 on: June 05, 2012, 11:21:28 AM »
Pre-ordering Guild Wars 2 on Thursday, playing the Beta this weekend....all...weekend.....except for liturgy time of course :)

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #236 on: June 05, 2012, 08:59:47 PM »
Still haven't picked up my copy of Max Payne 3. I'll do that when I have time.  :)
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #237 on: June 05, 2012, 09:22:17 PM »
I pre-ordered Pokemon Conquest.

Biro, I thought you might like this game lol. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpTiSvMppFI&feature=plcp
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #238 on: June 05, 2012, 09:47:28 PM »
I pre-ordered Pokemon Conquest.

Biro, I thought you might like this game lol. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpTiSvMppFI&feature=plcp

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #239 on: June 06, 2012, 02:50:11 AM »
Sim City? I have to get that. I have so many nostalgic moments with Sim City; it reminds me of the early 2000s back in the day.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #240 on: June 06, 2012, 10:35:59 AM »
it reminds me of the early 2000s back in the day.

LOL. There is so much wrong with that sentence.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #241 on: June 06, 2012, 10:43:08 AM »
it reminds me of the early 2000s back in the day.

LOL. There is so much wrong with that sentence.

Esp. when some of us started playing that game in 1989.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #242 on: June 06, 2012, 10:47:48 AM »
it reminds me of the early 2000s back in the day.

LOL. There is so much wrong with that sentence.

Esp. when some of us started playing that game in 1989.

1998 for me.  Sim City 2000 FTW!
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #243 on: June 06, 2012, 11:35:09 AM »
I think I really started becoming a gamer in 1996 when Quake came out. It was down hill from there.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #244 on: June 06, 2012, 07:19:53 PM »
it reminds me of the early 2000s back in the day.

LOL. There is so much wrong with that sentence.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #245 on: June 06, 2012, 07:20:32 PM »
I think I really started becoming a gamer in 1996 when Quake came out. It was down hill from there.
1995 when I finally discovered the awesomeness of Super Mario World.
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« Reply #246 on: June 06, 2012, 07:37:35 PM »
You guys are making me feel old  :D  My first gaming memory was asking for a Nintendo for my birthday c. 1987, and being given an Atari instead. I suppose I wouldn't trade my memories of dig dug, pole position, the original mario, the 74 different spaceship related games, etc. for anything though.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #247 on: June 06, 2012, 09:13:53 PM »
I think I really started becoming a gamer in 1996 when Quake came out. It was down hill from there.
1995 when I finally discovered the awesomeness of Super Mario World.

Well, there was always Starfox ('93) and such, but I wasn't really into it then.
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« Reply #248 on: June 06, 2012, 09:15:00 PM »
You guys are making me feel old  :D  My first gaming memory was asking for a Nintendo for my birthday c. 1987, and being given an Atari instead. I suppose I wouldn't trade my memories of dig dug, pole position, the original mario, the 74 different spaceship related games, etc. for anything though.

Hmm, I take that back. I did get a Nintendo in '90... but yeah, you're old.

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« Reply #249 on: June 06, 2012, 09:30:14 PM »
I think we got our first game system in 1978.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #250 on: June 06, 2012, 09:41:19 PM »
I think we got our first game system in 1978.

I win.



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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #251 on: June 07, 2012, 12:01:14 AM »
Starfox Adventures, Pokemon Heartgold, Pokemon White, Rugby Challenge 2012, Medieval II: Total War (Stainless Steel mod and The Last Kingdom mod), Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis, Assassin's Creed: Revelation
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« Reply #252 on: June 28, 2012, 01:48:14 AM »
Beat the main story in Uprising. All that's left is the boss rush (made it about half way through. I'm not very good at dodging so I'm pretty much high and dry without constant healing) and most of the achievements (which I don't care about).

On Bowser's Inside Story, I'm stuck on the train boss. I wonder if using a can of air would work (and not ruin my 3DS at the same time).

Might start a new file on Pokemon Soulsilver. I've just got too much grinding to do to get past the Elite Four thanks to not distributing my team very evenly in the early game.

Still need to finish Ocarina of Time 3D, haven't touched it in months.

If I ever get my Wii or PS2 hooked up again, I'll reassess things.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #253 on: June 28, 2012, 01:57:41 AM »
Just recently hit the 200 hour mark in Skryim. Yeah, I have no life.

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« Reply #254 on: June 28, 2012, 04:32:11 AM »
I traded a chicken sandwich and some $ for Mass Effect 3. Liking it so far.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #255 on: June 28, 2012, 04:41:47 AM »
Playing the crap out of FIFA 12 again. Waiting until FIFA 13 comes out in September. lol
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« Reply #256 on: June 28, 2012, 07:02:38 AM »
Back to the Total War series  8)

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« Reply #257 on: June 28, 2012, 10:22:51 AM »
I should be playing the new Civ expansion right now. Except that their most recent patch completely screwed me over. So why bother? Game was the worst in the series anyway. Yes, I'm bitter.  :angel:

So I'm playing Skyrim again, waiting a month or so for the Dawnguard expansion to be released on PS3. I also need to get that game Journey soon, I heard it's outstanding.


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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #258 on: June 28, 2012, 10:28:38 AM »
August 28...Guild Wars 2 :)
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« Reply #259 on: June 28, 2012, 04:44:14 PM »
Was it being video games in nineteenth-century Russia? No, it was not! Is outrage!
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« Reply #260 on: June 28, 2012, 04:50:51 PM »
Was it being video games in nineteenth-century Russia? No, it was not! Is outrage!

Quite right! Fr. Vasily approves only chess. Oh, and Orienteering, but back then they called it "trying not to get lost".   Perhaps an exception can be made for Tetris though...

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #261 on: June 28, 2012, 05:10:05 PM »
Skyrim. Got Dawnguard two days ago.
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« Reply #262 on: June 28, 2012, 06:49:14 PM »
Skyrim. Got Dawnguard two days ago.

I watched the Now Playing thing where they played it for a few hours... seemed interesting, if not exactly mind-blowingly great. What have you thought of it so far?

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« Reply #263 on: June 28, 2012, 06:54:57 PM »
I like it. :) I hated the vampires before, now I get to do something about it.
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« Reply #264 on: June 28, 2012, 10:55:49 PM »
Do they sparkle?
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« Reply #265 on: June 28, 2012, 11:01:02 PM »
Was it being video games in nineteenth-century Russia? No, it was not! Is outrage!

Quite right! Fr. Vasily approves only chess. Oh, and Orienteering, but back then they called it "trying not to get lost".   Perhaps an exception can be made for Tetris though...
LOL I was just about to bring up the Tetris comment.

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« Reply #266 on: June 29, 2012, 01:44:35 AM »
Just recently hit the 200 hour mark in Skryim. Yeah, I have no life.

If it makes you feel any better, since last November I've played over 330 hours in the game, and I should reach 400 hours even before I get the Dawnguard expansion next month  8)

Do they sparkle?

From what I saw they look more like big winged demon type monsters than... well... whatever that guy in twilight is supposed to be.

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« Reply #267 on: July 01, 2012, 03:26:23 AM »
Been playing a lot of Red Dead Redemption.

Also, Robot Unicorn Attack:

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« Reply #268 on: July 02, 2012, 11:21:18 AM »
Total War: Rome II coming in 2013

Total War publisher Sega has announced Total War: Rome II for launch next year. The PC game, sequel to the lauded 2004 strategy title Rome: Total War, remains in the hands of The Creative Assembly...

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« Reply #269 on: July 02, 2012, 11:27:37 AM »
Total War: Rome II coming in 2013

Total War publisher Sega has announced Total War: Rome II for launch next year. The PC game, sequel to the lauded 2004 strategy title Rome: Total War, remains in the hands of The Creative Assembly...
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