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you know the drill. post what you are currently playing. add whatever else you goddamn please ;-)

bnw, Wednesday, 9 April 2014 16:43 (six years ago) link

bioshock inf 2nd dlc - a bit of a let down, elizabeth's story is so muddled and confusing.
orcs must die - this game is pretty fun!

bnw, Wednesday, 9 April 2014 16:50 (six years ago) link

I (and, ostensibly, my girlfriend, who mostly only plays the pinball stuff I bought for her) just bought a PS3 a couple of months ago, which I'm completely new to aside from crashing helicopters into gas stations in GTA IV at my brother's. So I've been excitedly hoarding games, since this seems to be the sweet spot between when previous-gen system come way down in price and when they go out of print and skyrocket. But I'm trying to be restrictive in my playing so that I don't play eight million things at once and fail to fully appreciate the varied experiences.

Althought I was completely put-off by it at first (complicated tutorials maybe shouldn't take place in the middle of combat under cover of darkness), probably 75% of my game playing time of late has been devoted to Just Cause 2. So much addictive fun, and great for brief, post-work mayhem sessions. Strangely haven't read or heard a whole lot about it outside of ILG threads, so thanks for that, y'all. Prior to that, I was mostly sucked into Skyrim, which initially impressed and then subsequently overwhelmed me with its breadth. I mean, I'm level 25-ish and realized recently that I'd completed somewhere pretty far south of 10% of the core game, so it feels like a thing that could just go on forever. I'll return to it someday when I'm ready to really dig in.

Other stuff in my current rotation:
Fez (not hugely into platformers but I'm really digging it; music and design and use of color are aces)
Minecraft (kinda don't know exactly what to do with it yet, but it's cool to mess around with)
Arkham Asylum (not crazy about the combat, but maybe I'm just not used to it yet; the beginning of the Scarecrow encounter was amazing)
Where Is My Heart? (cute, cool concept, good for short bursts)
Portal (just started this...the rest of the Orange Box is backburnered for the time being)
Deadly Premonition (not terribly far into it; definitely bizarre as hell but I'm undecided just yet as to whether it's my kind of bizarre)
Prototype (love it to bits; I think I'm near the end so I've been sitting on it for a little while to prolong the love...although I do already have the sequel)
Resident Evil 3 (revisiting after 15 years; controls are for shit but I'm building up anticipation to RE4)
Walking Dead (only played the first episode thus far but it was great and I'm looking forward to more)

I also have a ton of stuff that I've played <15 minutes of (The Saboteur, Tomb Raider reboot, Marvel Ultimate Alliance) that I'm looking forward to jumping into more fully soon.

Kinda want to make a (sadly & ridiculously long) list of the stuff I've acquired and get recommendations of what to tackle next.

Surprise, It's My Butt (Old Lunch), Wednesday, 9 April 2014 17:29 (six years ago) link

MPQ and GTA5, exclusively, for ages now. Very very reluctant to start a new game atm

polyphonic, Wednesday, 9 April 2014 18:54 (six years ago) link

rotation of dark souls 2 on ps3 and might & magic X and magic online on the laptop. nearly done with mmx and think i am going to finally play monaco. nearly done with ds2 but just going to keep playing it anyway.

Roberto Spiralli, Wednesday, 9 April 2014 19:38 (six years ago) link

diablo 3 on pc! oh nooo

have a nice blood/orange bitters cocktail (mh), Wednesday, 9 April 2014 19:42 (six years ago) link

I thought of something else I played recently: WSOP Full House Pro poker on xbla.

I am in a bad place. ;-)

polyphonic, Wednesday, 9 April 2014 21:23 (six years ago) link

GTA5 in the evenings, still searching for those hidden items
Or Lego City Undercover on occasions.

Any other time I struggle to find time or energy to play anything else right now, I'm trying to design and develop my own games and I find that a struggle in itself.

Games that I *should* be playing anyway...

Pinball FX, really really should fire this up more often
Rayman, not even installed this yet
Red Dead Redemption (still not bothered to attempt the final mission)
Fallout3, embarrassingly never finished this either
Fuel, after having to purchase new PS3 I'll have to start all over again.
Just Cause 2, dropped off the radar a bit, dip into every now and again to get that 100% status
Minecraft/FTB, my only reason for not playing this more often is its just too daunting. In terms of time wasting goes this is the mother of all. FTB packs have basically kicked this game into mind blowing status imo.

Drop soap, not bombs (Ste), Thursday, 10 April 2014 12:00 (five years ago) link

(With the exceptions of Pinball and Rayman you might notice a distinct pattern in the games I like)

Drop soap, not bombs (Ste), Thursday, 10 April 2014 12:02 (five years ago) link

picked up gta 5 again just to round off the epsilon missions. i was convinced there would be a big heist at the end of all of it, because ripping off the scientologists seemed to make sense and how else would i ever get the cash to buy the golf course etc. so the only one getting ripped off was me :( officially done with this game.

also just finished xcom enemy unknown which i loved to bits. besides it was just long enough to keep my interest through the whole thing.

not really sure what to go with next. ps+ gave me lots of options. i'll probably get going on tomb raider, as soon as i stop struggling to like pes2014.

sonderangerbot, Thursday, 10 April 2014 12:35 (five years ago) link

dayZ and nothing but dayZ. the slow small little updates that come out every couple of weeks just make it that little bit more appealing every day. i try not to think that's there's no real goal or 'end' to it.

NI, Thursday, 10 April 2014 17:28 (five years ago) link

Dude, FRACT OSC is out. It's fun, but giving me a lot of flashbacks to Myst, due to heavy puzzles with occasional symbolic language hints. You're exploring this long abandoned machine world and you restoring operation to a giant synthesizer that you wander around in.

Stephen King's Threaderstarter (kingfish), Thursday, 24 April 2014 06:32 (five years ago) link

SMT4, the soundtrack for this game is so good, running around a post-apocalyptic Tokyo to synthy krautrock <3 http://youtu.be/SG_gB4kb2oA

( X '____' )/ (zappi), Thursday, 24 April 2014 13:23 (five years ago) link

Oh, FRACT sounds great, might have to grab that.

emil.y, Thursday, 24 April 2014 15:32 (five years ago) link

The only thing I'm playing at the moment is Letter Quest on my ipod. It's quite good but nothing mindblowing.

emil.y, Thursday, 24 April 2014 15:32 (five years ago) link

portal 2 (3rd time), ni no kuni, assassins creed 4, dork souls

am0n, Thursday, 24 April 2014 17:39 (five years ago) link

FTL and could be on this for a while now that I feel like I finally understand how to play it

anonanon, Thursday, 24 April 2014 17:42 (five years ago) link

im obsessed

socki (s1ocki), Thursday, 24 April 2014 19:41 (five years ago) link

so many ships still to unlock and haven't even touched advanced mode...

anonanon, Thursday, 24 April 2014 19:45 (five years ago) link

I've been playing Kingdom Of Amalur, a game that apparently lost the taxpayers of Rhode Island $75m, recently. I kind of hate myself as it's another massive Skyrim-style time sink, but it's quite good fun.

Yuri Bashment (ShariVari), Thursday, 24 April 2014 19:45 (five years ago) link

what IS advanced mode

socki (s1ocki), Thursday, 24 April 2014 19:51 (five years ago) link

i havent even begun boarding as a tactic yet

socki (s1ocki), Thursday, 24 April 2014 19:53 (five years ago) link

sorry "advanced edition"

As a reminder, FTL: Advanced Edition is a free content expansion for FTL. All current (and future) customers will receive this update regardless of where they purchased it. Prior to release, we will post detailed instructions on how to get the update from whatever digital vendor you originally purchased FTL.

http://www.ftlgame.com/?page_id=106

New systems (clone bay??), new race, new ships, just lots more stuff, and it was released as a free sort of patch. It's a toggle option when you start a game, you can choose standard or advanced.

anonanon, Thursday, 24 April 2014 20:01 (five years ago) link

I've been playing Kingdom Of Amalur, a game that apparently lost the taxpayers of Rhode Island $75m
― Yuri Bashment (ShariVari), Thursday, April 24, 2014 3:45 PM

ah yes the curt schilling rpg

am0n, Thursday, 24 April 2014 20:03 (five years ago) link

oh yeah i'm playing dragon's dogma. i've given up on it twice before so i'm determined to finish it this time. the controls are lacking but it has some of the best gfx i've seen in an rpg. makes dark souls 2 look like shit by comparison anyway.

am0n, Thursday, 24 April 2014 20:10 (five years ago) link

http://cdn.destructoid.com//ul/266639-curt-shilling.jpg

am0n, Thursday, 24 April 2014 20:14 (five years ago) link

dragon's dogma was good fun, at its best early before everything becomes too easy, so i encourage you to not progress the story at all until you have been everywhere. one of the best and most unique things it has are the giant wandering monsters that really felt like epic fights, at least until my gang quickly got OP'd. helps if you resist the temptation of the broken pawns that are available early.

Roberto Spiralli, Thursday, 24 April 2014 20:29 (five years ago) link

infinity wars + starbound

Mordy , Thursday, 24 April 2014 22:04 (five years ago) link

helps if you resist the temptation of the broken pawns that are available early.
― Roberto Spiralli, Thursday, April 24, 2014 4:29 PM

what are the broken pawns. i've just been using the free low level ones and trading them in every so often. groups of bandits on the roads are still kicking my butt

am0n, Thursday, 24 April 2014 22:42 (five years ago) link

i got one real early with an ordinary woman's name, Karen i am fairly sure, and her owner had limited her level but she had maxed-out, late game rare gear and was a total powerhouse

Roberto Spiralli, Friday, 25 April 2014 00:01 (five years ago) link

whatever the fighter class is. i got another midway thru with a more forgettable fantasyish name, also a female fighter.

Roberto Spiralli, Friday, 25 April 2014 00:02 (five years ago) link

Dammit, Fract really _is_ like myst. I can't find the symbolic to detangle the tune I'm supposed to play to solve the final puzzle in one of the areas.

Stephen King's Threaderstarter (kingfish), Friday, 25 April 2014 02:11 (five years ago) link

Final Fantasy - NES
Assassin's Creed IV - PC
Pac-Man Championship Edition DX - PC
Castlevania: Rond of Blood - T16
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night - PSX
Metal Gear Solid - PSX
Metal Gear Rising Revengeance - PC
Metal Gear Solid 2 - PC

▴▲ ▴TH3CR()$BY$H()W▴▲ ▴ (Adam Bruneau), Saturday, 26 April 2014 03:58 (five years ago) link

you livin' the life, Adam, respect

Nhex, Saturday, 26 April 2014 04:08 (five years ago) link

finished saints row 4
tried diablo 3 again - meh so spammy
maybe back to metro 2033

bnw, Monday, 5 May 2014 18:25 (five years ago) link

"Finished" Portal and Fez, loved both. Seems like there's still aftergame stuff for me to do, which is cool.

I'm a good way into the first God of War, and I can't be sure but I think I might kinda hate it. The brutal waves of super tough enemies are awesome, and some of the puzzles are pretty good, but creating Indiana Jones-esque deathtraps with a shitty camera and sketchy controls was the fucking worst idea ever. I've wasted so much of my playtime on failing to kill everything onscreen within a set time before falling to my death or being crushed or sliced up by shit that I can barely see in front of me that it's kinda become a chore for me to continue. I might just be hating the PS2-ness of it, though.

I've been surprisingly digging a lot of arcade-y stuff that I've gotten cheap from PSN recently. Super Stardust and Wipeout took me a little while to get used to but they're amazing once I'm in the zone. Just got Retro/Grade, which I haven't played much but which has an awesome conceit (basically a rhythm game disguised as a shooter that runs in reverse). The Space Invaders update also seems like good value.

This weekend, I hit 50% completion and the 100 hour mark near-simultaneously on Just Cause 2. Clearing a few areas in the game has become such a reliably perfect way to decompress at the end of the day.

Surprise, It's My Butt (Old Lunch), Monday, 5 May 2014 19:02 (five years ago) link

kotor + bg2

Mordy, Monday, 5 May 2014 19:31 (five years ago) link

getting myself psyched + ready for pillars of eternity i guess

Mordy, Monday, 5 May 2014 19:31 (five years ago) link

xps I played GoW 1 for the first time... a year ago? Maybe two? Felt some of the same frustrations as you, but I'm still planning to truck on through to the others at some point. I can see how it all would've been far more impressive back in 2006, but some of those levels and dungeons are awfully designed.

What build you going for in KOTOR, Mordy?

Nhex, Monday, 5 May 2014 19:39 (five years ago) link

i guess soldier guardian. tbh i'm kinda more interested in my bg2 half-elf cleric/ranger build (so OP apparently it's ppl's fave for soloing the game). (thought about playing a wild mage too.)

Mordy, Monday, 5 May 2014 19:40 (five years ago) link

Streets of Rage 3
Bare Knuckle III

So BKIII is the Japanese version of SOR3 and it is WAY easier. This does not mean it is easy though, it only means it is possible to get through stage 1 without using a continue. American version of Streets of Rage 3 is one of the more difficult games I've ever played.

▴▲ ▴TH3CR()$BY$H()W▴▲ ▴ (Adam Bruneau), Wednesday, 7 May 2014 16:32 (five years ago) link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VWsJPJ19DA

That level with the bulldozer is all-time unfair.

▴▲ ▴TH3CR()$BY$H()W▴▲ ▴ (Adam Bruneau), Wednesday, 7 May 2014 16:36 (five years ago) link

all that and he's beat by a girder

Nhex, Wednesday, 7 May 2014 19:30 (five years ago) link

i love the energy meter for 'wall'.

festival culture (Jordan), Wednesday, 7 May 2014 20:00 (five years ago) link

i guess i only played Streets of Rage 1 & 2.

festival culture (Jordan), Wednesday, 7 May 2014 20:01 (five years ago) link

man why doesn't axel just jump over the damn walls

sor3 is weird. it seems like it admits to tactics then it doesn't really.

♛ LIL UNIT ♛ (thomp), Wednesday, 7 May 2014 20:47 (five years ago) link

I think after you get past the stage where you are fighting kangaroos and evil dominatrix clowns they just figured they could get away w that.

▴▲ ▴TH3CR()$BY$H()W▴▲ ▴ (Adam Bruneau), Wednesday, 7 May 2014 21:07 (five years ago) link

Played 2-player Hyperstone Heist for the Genesis last night. Got to Super Shredder and then we died and we were out of continues! The music in that game is incredible. Orchestrated speed metal.

▴▲ ▴TH3CR()$BY$H()W▴▲ ▴ (Adam Bruneau), Thursday, 15 May 2014 17:21 (five years ago) link

i'm still playing bg2.

Mordy, Thursday, 15 May 2014 18:08 (five years ago) link

eu4 always with the eu4. genovese colonial empire.

Roberto Spiralli, Thursday, 15 May 2014 18:21 (five years ago) link

both zachs i added have a peeking around the corner like a weirdo avatar

ciderpress, Wednesday, 25 March 2020 23:57 (two weeks ago) link

probably just a thing zachs do

ciderpress, Wednesday, 25 March 2020 23:57 (two weeks ago) link

oh sorry i was looking at someone else for the second one. i recant my zach opinions

ciderpress, Wednesday, 25 March 2020 23:58 (two weeks ago) link

my icon is blathers, chosen before I knew who blathers was tbh

karl...arlk...rlka...lkar..., Thursday, 26 March 2020 01:33 (two weeks ago) link

wait...where is this other peeking zach

i want to peek at them

Karl Malone, Thursday, 26 March 2020 01:56 (two weeks ago) link

karl i recognized your avatar as soon as i saw it! me and blathers are tight right now, due to my recent efforts opening up something...(don't want to reveal it now, but it's big!)

Karl Malone, Thursday, 26 March 2020 01:57 (two weeks ago) link

the other one was not a zach sorry for the mislead

ciderpress, Thursday, 26 March 2020 02:00 (two weeks ago) link

zchyrs will you also peek? I will give you pears

Karl Malone, Thursday, 26 March 2020 02:06 (two weeks ago) link

zchrys I’ve decided your name is Zach Yaris hope that’s ok

silby, Thursday, 26 March 2020 03:52 (two weeks ago) link

i've always read it as zach years

ciderpress, Thursday, 26 March 2020 04:11 (two weeks ago) link

p sure it’s Zachy Rose guys

karl...arlk...rlka...lkar..., Thursday, 26 March 2020 04:40 (two weeks ago) link

zochi yarosi

ciderpress, Thursday, 26 March 2020 04:41 (two weeks ago) link

I'm not peeking, but I am staring with weirdo bug-eyes in my avatar. What's up, y'all

may the force leave us alone (zchyrs), Thursday, 26 March 2020 18:22 (two weeks ago) link

pretty amazing coronavirus fundraiser/humble bundle going on now: https://www.humblebundle.com/conquer-covid19-bundle

A Good Snowman is Hard to Build
A Mortician’s Tale
Agents of Mayhem
Alien Spidy
Broken Age
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
Brutal Legend
Darksiders Deathinitive Edition
Darksiders II Deathinitive Edition
Double Fine Adventure
DUCATI - 90th Anniversary
Europa Universalis IV
Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered
GNOG
Hacknet
HIVESWAP: Act 1
Hollow Knight
Into the Breach
Jackbox Part Pack 2
Killing Floor 2
Lego Batman 3
LostWinds
Magicka
Pac-Man Championship Edition 2
Party Hard
Pikuniku
Psychonauts
Rebuild 3: Gangs of Deadsville
Speed Brawl
Sniper Elite III
Stealth Inc 2
Stick Fight: The Game
Super Hexagon
SUPERHOT
This is the Police
Totally accurate Battle Simulator
Tropico 4
Undertale
VVVVVV
The Witness
Wizard of Legend
World of Goo
Worms Revolution
Zombotron (limited keys)

plus some ebooks and other stuff. all the games above are for PC, but many of them are also for Mac, if you click the link

Karl Malone, Wednesday, 1 April 2020 23:05 (one week ago) link

$30 (or more, if you want to donate more) for all that

Karl Malone, Wednesday, 1 April 2020 23:06 (one week ago) link

i can tell you, europa universalis IV alone is worth well over $600,000, so that's a great deal

Karl Malone, Wednesday, 1 April 2020 23:07 (one week ago) link

Hollow Knight is itself worth $60, but apparently EUIV has stolen its thunder.

Triceratops Vowell (Leee), Wednesday, 1 April 2020 23:30 (one week ago) link

Hollow Knight is worth two, three quid

the ghost of tom, choad (thomp), Wednesday, 1 April 2020 23:41 (one week ago) link

Hollow Knight is worth over $450,000, easily

this entire bundle is worth nearly $22.4M

Karl Malone, Wednesday, 1 April 2020 23:43 (one week ago) link

ok, that's ridiculous, since that would be more than $700k per game.

the bundle is easily worth over $8.2M

Karl Malone, Wednesday, 1 April 2020 23:44 (one week ago) link

and you multiply that by the enjoyment factor, to come up with the "$ per fun times" unit, it's off the charts

Karl Malone, Wednesday, 1 April 2020 23:45 (one week ago) link

this is the police, Lego Batman, let’s throw in another 50p each for those .. altogether this is about £1.38 of games

the ghost of tom, choad (thomp), Wednesday, 1 April 2020 23:45 (one week ago) link

...actually you divide that by the total enjoyment. my point is that this is a helluva deal

Karl Malone, Wednesday, 1 April 2020 23:46 (one week ago) link

the only problem with it is that i own all the good games in it already

Mordy, Wednesday, 1 April 2020 23:46 (one week ago) link

i own all the fair-to-middling games in it

the ghost of tom, choad (thomp), Wednesday, 1 April 2020 23:51 (one week ago) link

i too have made the deadly mistake of buying all the good games before they show up in charity bundles

ciderpress, Wednesday, 1 April 2020 23:54 (one week ago) link

yeah, i've already played most of the ones i'm interested in. but of those:

all-timers:
Europa Universalis IV
Hollow Knight
Undertale
The Witness
Pac-Man Championship Edition 2

pretttttty good:
Into the Breach
Jackbox Part Pack 2
World of Goo
Worms Revolution

Notable:
Super Hexagon
SUPERHOT
Tropico 4
VVVVVV
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons (this game sucks, but you can only play couch co-op, split screen style, and it's fun in a kind of B-movie way. BEWARE: near the end of the game, out of nowhere, it turns into a rip-off of the shooting sections of uncharted games. it's sudden and inexplicable, and then all of a sudden after several hours of walking around slowly and pushing ladders and shit, you're tasked with dealing with pretty advanced AI that's shooting from you at all directions. it's jarring and terrible and bad.

Games I haven't played and I'm curious about:

Psychonauts
Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered
Darksiders Deathinitive Edition

Karl Malone, Wednesday, 1 April 2020 23:56 (one week ago) link

i think you're mixing brothers up with that newer game by the same guy. brothers is the single player one where you're controlling both chars via the two sticks. maybe theres a coop mode idk

ciderpress, Thursday, 2 April 2020 00:04 (one week ago) link

oh shit, you're right! whoops. was that made by the same guy?

the one i was talking about was the prison break one, A Way Out. and come on, those guys were practically brothers after all they went through together

Karl Malone, Thursday, 2 April 2020 00:07 (one week ago) link

darksiders is just edgy dark fantasy zelda

psychonauts was a big deal at the time but i suspect it's aged dreadfully like all non mario 3d platform/adventure games

ciderpress, Thursday, 2 April 2020 00:12 (one week ago) link

take em if you want em

Into the Breach
4Y8KY-BL8XN-8NY2P

Superhot
4P8CM-E4LGF-VNI3V

Lego Batman 3
4B94F-VTXTE-IPANQ

Darksiders 2
48Y3J-ACFH5-I5PXD

Darksiders Warmastered Edition
3Z8ZK-PYG7Q-TY6V0

Brothers a Tale of Two Sons
45L0K-AM63J-R8NPY

Psychonauts
IM3N0-2L2AH-GLC6M

℺ ☽ ⋠ ⏎ (✖), Thursday, 2 April 2020 00:39 (one week ago) link

feel like there was a thread to post spare codes but i can't find it

℺ ☽ ⋠ ⏎ (✖), Thursday, 2 April 2020 00:41 (one week ago) link

I took Lego Batman 3. Thanks!

treefell, Thursday, 2 April 2020 07:52 (one week ago) link

I've grabbed Into the Breach, thanks!

JimD, Thursday, 2 April 2020 09:33 (one week ago) link

I played Psychonauts a few years back, so not that recently but well after its time. The controls are p. cumbersome and the graphics are dated but I still found the world charming. That said, I only got through the first couple of levels and one of those was a real chore with the controls. Apparently that's the most painful level controls-wise, so I kind of still want to revisit it with the aim of finishing it, but I might just watch someone else do so on youtube instead.

(As an aging nerd it was also nice to hear the Invader Zim voice actor again, but that may not be a super draw for normals or people with functioning taste cells)

Anyway I have 60% of these games, which is maybe notable in itself since I generally only get games from bundles and for <£5 in Steam sales, and the only one I actively want is Undertale which has a regular Steam price of ~1/5 of the bundle price, buuut, it's a good cause AFAIK, so will probably go in for it.

PS spare key thread is here -- First Come, First Served: A Thread for Offering Duplicate Games from Bundle Sales as Gifts -- but itt is probably as good a place anyway

a passing spacecadet, Thursday, 2 April 2020 09:56 (one week ago) link

Psychonauts is pretty classic, I'd say - a lot of it is the writing, but it's also got some great level design (Lungfishopolis, Waterloo World, Velvetopia, and especially the Milkman Conspiracy)

Andrew Farrell, Thursday, 2 April 2020 13:13 (one week ago) link

it's an all time fave for me but another i wouldn't want to go back to

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Thursday, 2 April 2020 13:38 (one week ago) link

agree in that it's great but hard to argue going back to at this point, unless you REALLY love 3D adventure stage setpieces and don't mind schlepping through a lot of mediocre/bad platforming to get to the beautiful bits

Nhex, Friday, 3 April 2020 00:04 (six days ago) link

also the best shit is almost all in the second half (considerably!) so it takes some time to get to it

Nhex, Friday, 3 April 2020 00:04 (six days ago) link

just in case anyone else missed the coint and plick rollout, like me:

POLL is YOU: Thirteenth Coint and Plick results (best games of 2019)

let me be your friend on the other end! (Karl Malone), Friday, 3 April 2020 21:32 (six days ago) link

I took Darksiders 2, many thanks!

Ste, Saturday, 4 April 2020 11:33 (five days ago) link

i bought thimbleweed park on sale for $8 on the switch and have been enjoying it. a very faithful homage to lucasfilm games point-and-click adventure games, made by the creators of maniac mansion and secret of monkey island, with all the fun/frustration/terrible humor that implies.

na (NA), Monday, 6 April 2020 15:39 (three days ago) link

i really enjoyed the first half of it and hated most of the 2nd half

ciderpress, Monday, 6 April 2020 15:43 (three days ago) link

ha well maybe i'm not halfway through yet.

na (NA), Monday, 6 April 2020 15:44 (three days ago) link

it's my favorite of the many lucasarts nostalgia adventures.

wasdnuos (abanana), Monday, 6 April 2020 16:37 (three days ago) link

now that i can focus on literally any other thread...

what me playing now:

- Control. If I had played this sooner it would possibly have ended up on my disappointments list. I'm not far yet. The art direction is obviously next level but the dialogue, the shooting, the overwhelming linearity/killbox/lackluster pick-up-and-read environmental storytelling... I want to like it but so far it's leaving me cold. Maybe I'll change my opinion later in. I hate that you unlock the throwy power and they immediately give you a boss who automatically dodges throws. Wtf is that. Just unlocked evade, which like... how you don't get that in the first 30 minutes is beyond me. Anyway.
- Antimatter Dimensions. It's free and it was on the rollout, so I figured what the heck. I guess it'd be a cool way to teach kinda how dimensions work? Shame all of the "jokes" are pepe trash
- Animal Crossing. I've never had CBD but I imagine this is what it feels like. My heart rate has never been lower, this is a delight. Unfort introduced it to my partner tho so uhhhh who knows how much more I'll get to play lol

Hackers (1995) (Will M.), Wednesday, 8 April 2020 19:16 (yesterday) link

yes you have to get further in - i was also disappointed in the beginning but it opened up

Mordy, Wednesday, 8 April 2020 19:19 (yesterday) link

i shall trust you and keep going (i guess i would've anyway, i bought it haha)

Hackers (1995) (Will M.), Wednesday, 8 April 2020 19:21 (yesterday) link

I'll just keep playing with more ~hope~

Hackers (1995) (Will M.), Wednesday, 8 April 2020 19:21 (yesterday) link

First time i played it, I gave up before the real game actually starts. You need to at least get to the challenges.

wasdnuos (abanana), Wednesday, 8 April 2020 19:36 (yesterday) link


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