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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #270 on: July 08, 2012, 02:12:04 AM »
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 #271 on: July 08, 2012, 10:47:22 AM »
I've been playing Garry's Mod a lot lately.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #272 on: July 08, 2012, 11:04:49 AM »
Command & Conquer 3 : Tiberium Wars

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #273 on: July 08, 2012, 10:45:15 PM »
I am getting a figure of a video game character, Yuri Lowell of Tales of Vesperia.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #274 on: July 09, 2012, 08:09:17 AM »
Civilization V. Wonderful :)

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #275 on: July 09, 2012, 08:15:58 PM »
Red Dead Redemption, Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi, and (of course) FIFA 12.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #276 on: July 15, 2012, 05:08:19 PM »
Can't wait...

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #277 on: July 15, 2012, 09:37:42 PM »
Civilization V. Wonderful :)

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I've never played any of the Civilization games, but they look very fun to me. :)

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #278 on: July 15, 2012, 09:40:58 PM »
Can't wait...



I hope the load time between campaign and battle screens is better.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #279 on: July 15, 2012, 09:42:45 PM »
Just bought The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #280 on: July 15, 2012, 11:44:26 PM »
Shadily obtained the first Crusader Kings. Lacking a manual, much online info, or general familiarity with RTS, I'm pretty confused.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #281 on: July 15, 2012, 11:50:16 PM »
Civilization V. Wonderful :)

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I've never played any of the Civilization games, but they look very fun to me. :)

IV > I > II > III > V

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #282 on: July 15, 2012, 11:57:30 PM »
Civilization V. Wonderful :)

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I've never played any of the Civilization games, but they look very fun to me. :)

IV > I > II > III > V

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IV, alongside Risk, is just the greatest strategy game of all time.
Haven't gotten around to V. How does it miss the mark?
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #283 on: July 16, 2012, 12:03:33 AM »
Well the last patch screwed it up for me and it's difficult to play now, that didn't help!  :D  One of the things that burned me is they said: "oh all the stuff will be there, we just want to make it more user friendly, so some of the data/options will be 'under the hood'". This just ain't so. They took a lot of stuff out, and I don't mean the changes (most of which I'm ok with). But maybe I'm just a sore... um.. complainer? :)  It's still a good game overall, and certainly worth the price of admission.

And Risk... ahh, my friends and I used to play that (board version) a couple times every week. We always had to make up new rules though to prevent people from repeating the same strategies that gave an unfair advantage. Great game.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #284 on: July 16, 2012, 12:06:23 AM »
Dragon Warrior/Quest:

III > I > VIII > IV > II > IX

Even though I have played them, I haven't played V-VII enough to know where I'd put them.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #285 on: July 16, 2012, 06:34:08 AM »
While I wait for FIFA 13 to come out, I bought NCAA Football 13. Pretty fun, beat LSU 63-3 at Tiger Stadium with Wyoming in Dynasty Mode.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #286 on: July 16, 2012, 12:48:27 PM »
had anyone seen this? it was a couple months ago when I first saw it but thought it was pretty funny.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #287 on: July 16, 2012, 12:52:58 PM »
Can't wait...



I hope the load time between campaign and battle screens is better.


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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #288 on: July 16, 2012, 12:53:51 PM »
Im frightened about how much time will be wasted from me playing this game.....RTWII will eat up everything....*sigh*.


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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #289 on: July 25, 2012, 11:10:41 PM »
I sold my PS3 yesterday, so I probably won't get to post on this thread much in the near future. Goodbye, sweet thread!
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #290 on: July 26, 2012, 12:23:24 PM »
Shadily obtained the first Crusader Kings. Lacking a manual, much online info, or general familiarity with RTS, I'm pretty confused.

Crusader Kings I is very confusing. The interface is not great. But at least you aren't coming into it with preconceived notions from other RTS's. Really, Paradox historical strategy games are nothing like Age of Empires.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #291 on: August 13, 2012, 05:10:35 AM »
School assignments have had me playing a few games for my economics class (gotta love the Video Game Design major)- last week it was Sid Meier's Pirates, this week it's Age of Empires II.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #292 on: August 13, 2012, 07:48:48 AM »
wow, u are allowed to mention board games here?
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #293 on: August 13, 2012, 12:21:53 PM »
Batman: Arkham City, and Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkiachi
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #294 on: August 17, 2012, 11:10:15 PM »
Really looking forward to Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition... only a month!

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #295 on: August 18, 2012, 01:39:58 AM »
I just bought Gods and Kings for Civ V, and it is AMAZING

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #296 on: August 18, 2012, 02:21:33 AM »
I really want to play a GTA videogame but my parents will not let me :-(
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #297 on: August 18, 2012, 02:37:06 AM »
I really want to play a GTA videogame but my parents will not let me :-(

There's an alternative coming out for the WiiU... Lego City Undercover ;D
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #298 on: August 18, 2012, 02:46:02 AM »
Fallout 3, Sonic Generations, The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon, NCAA Football 13, FIFA 12, and Empire Total War
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #299 on: August 18, 2012, 06:08:28 AM »
Got an awesome mod for Medieval 2 Kingdoms, been hooked on that lately.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #300 on: August 18, 2012, 02:48:00 PM »
Got an awesome mod for Medieval 2 Kingdoms, been hooked on that lately.

Stainless Steel?
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #301 on: August 19, 2012, 03:36:49 AM »
Got an awesome mod for Medieval 2 Kingdoms, been hooked on that lately.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #302 on: August 19, 2012, 04:29:01 AM »
Just recently finished Kingdom hearts Dream drop distance and I'm dissapointed. They could have made the game a bit more engaging and fixed some of the progression.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #303 on: August 19, 2012, 04:29:35 AM »
I really want to play a GTA videogame but my parents will not let me :-(
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #304 on: August 19, 2012, 09:55:10 AM »
I really want to play a GTA videogame but my parents will not let me :-(
Your not missing out much.

They're really not that great. Except GTA2, which is awesome. It's some of the best multiplayer fun I've ever had.

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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #305 on: August 20, 2012, 11:15:47 AM »
Got an awesome mod for Medieval 2 Kingdoms, been hooked on that lately.

Stainless Steel?

You know it.

Still waiting for 7.0 though.  :(
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #306 on: August 22, 2012, 10:39:44 AM »
Can't wait...

I hope the load time between campaign and battle screens is better.


Play with the mods. Play Roma Surrectum 2  8)
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Excuse me, then you've never played Europa Barbarorum.

Shadily obtained the first Crusader Kings. Lacking a manual, much online info, or general familiarity with RTS, I'm pretty confused.

Ah yes, that was one of the main complaints of CKI. You can only learn it by playing it. Start with something easy, like the duke of Flanders or Toulouse.

I really want to play a GTA videogame but my parents will not let me :-(

I 'shadily obtained' (to use the words of someone else) GTA when I was 11 or 12. Then again, I played worse games before that.

I really want to play a GTA videogame but my parents will not let me :-(
Your not missing out much.

They're really not that great. Except GTA2, which is awesome. It's some of the best multiplayer fun I've ever had.

GTA III was nice.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #307 on: August 30, 2012, 11:19:24 AM »
I really want to play a GTA videogame but my parents will not let me :-(
Your not missing out much.

They're really not that great. Except GTA2, which is awesome. It's some of the best multiplayer fun I've ever had.

I much preferred the top-down view of the first two GTA games.
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #308 on: September 02, 2012, 08:03:14 PM »
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #309 on: September 17, 2012, 04:08:49 PM »
Dragon Age III: Inquisition hitting late 2013

...Due out in late 2013, Dragon Age III: Inquisition will run on a new engine, with the team at BioWare using DICE's Frostbite 2 as a foundation. This engine will allow the company to build a "more expansive world" with improved visuals, more "reactivity" to player choices, and deeper customization options...
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« Reply #310 on: September 17, 2012, 04:18:45 PM »
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #311 on: September 17, 2012, 04:26:11 PM »
School assignments have had me playing a few games for my economics class (gotta love the Video Game Design major)- last week it was Sid Meier's Pirates, this week it's Age of Empires II.

Sid Meier's Pirates is one of the best games ever made.  Did you play the original or the new version?  I played the original on the Commodore 64 until the bloody thing melted...which took a couple hours on and off.  Otherwise, the new one is every bit as good as the original, pretty mucht he same thing, actually, except the graphics are better.  (Notice how you could do pretty much all the commands with a keyboard and a joystick?   ;))

Just played an epic game of AOEII last week.  Straight up epic.  I love me some Byzantines!
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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #312 on: September 17, 2012, 04:27:00 PM »
Can't wait...



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Re: What video games are everyone playing lately?
« Reply #313 on: September 17, 2012, 04:35:16 PM »
School assignments have had me playing a few games for my economics class (gotta love the Video Game Design major)- last week it was Sid Meier's Pirates, this week it's Age of Empires II.

Sid Meier's Pirates is one of the best games ever made.  Did you play the original or the new version?  I played the original on the Commodore 64 until the bloody thing melted...which took a couple hours on and off.  Otherwise, the new one is every bit as good as the original, pretty mucht he same thing, actually, except the graphics are better.  (Notice how you could do pretty much all the commands with a keyboard and a joystick?   ;))

Just played an epic game of AOEII last week.  Straight up epic.  I love me some Byzantines!

I know you weren't addressing me, but I can't pass up a chance to talk about Pirates  ;D  I played Pirates Gold on the Sega Genesis, and then later the newer PC version. Oh, and naturally it was one of the games I got to play an emulated version of on the PC. Back in the day I was also a big fan of Civilization, Colonization, Railroad Tycoon, etc... it's like everything Sid touched turned to gold...
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« Reply #314 on: September 17, 2012, 04:37:50 PM »
I've never got around to Pirates!

Recently I've been trying to play old PC games that I never got to either because A) I was too young B) Was never a PC gamer, since I only played on consoles

I just started playing XCOM: UFO Defense, but Pirates! has always been on my radar for sometime now.
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