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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #500 on: September 06, 2016, 10:45:12 AM »
I've been watching a fair amount of H1Z1 on twitch lately. I'm not great at FPS but for whatever reason it's entertaining to watch. This guy is really good.

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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #501 on: September 06, 2016, 11:05:59 AM »
I've been watching a fair amount of H1Z1 on twitch lately. I'm not great at FPS but for whatever reason it's entertaining to watch. This guy is really good.

https://www.twitch.tv/warmapplepietg
I was never able to get into H1Z1.  I think it was just too slow paced and/or the map area was too big for the number of players at the time.  I've taken to watching Anthony Kongphan play The Culling from time to time though.

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« Reply #502 on: September 06, 2016, 11:21:21 AM »
I'm playing Plants Vs Zombies, the original. I played it over the weekend on a flight and forgot how fun it was. Got home and downloaded the game as I had previously bought it for $0.99 on another computer. Now it's set up on this computer, good times.

Huh, I thought the original PvZ wasn't compatible with my phone but looking again online it seems that it is compatible after all. I played the shit out of the first one and PvZ2 is fun but I think I'd prefer the old one. I know I've had it wishlisted on Steam forever but I think the price hasn't dropped below $4.99.
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« Reply #503 on: September 06, 2016, 01:59:27 PM »
For my fellow Runescapers - Runescape Idle Adventures beta is on Steam for free. Not gonna lie, it's pretty dumb. And yet... I'm stuck and I have to figure out a way to get unstuck, and I will not quit until I figure it out. Or I rage quit. Honestly it's an either/or situation at this point. But it is fun in the sense, you play for a few minutes, close it, log back in an hour later and play for a few minutes, close it, rinse and repeat. I'll be more impressed when it comes out on the phone (which I think was the original plan?).

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« Reply #504 on: September 06, 2016, 06:34:57 PM »
I've been watching a fair amount of H1Z1 on twitch lately. I'm not great at FPS but for whatever reason it's entertaining to watch. This guy is really good.

https://www.twitch.tv/warmapplepietg

I don't remember his exact name, it's something like FrankieOnPCin1080p on YouTube.  If you like other people playing H1Z1, you will probably like how this guy plays Day Z.  It's not just mindless killing, he tries to weave a story into the game.

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« Reply #505 on: September 06, 2016, 06:35:35 PM »
I mainly play ps4. My pc is a giant turd and I don't wanna invest any money upgrading it currently lol

I have been playing Bloodborne - well I have at least been trying to. Holy crap this game is difficult ! Very little save points and very hard / cheap A.I - makes for a challenging experience.

Try Dark Souls 2 or 3? Those games were not meant for me

Dark Souls is meant for the true sadists. 

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« Reply #506 on: September 07, 2016, 11:33:11 AM »
Question that I'm pretty sure I know the answer to but I'm just checking. There may be a new (to me) computer in my future. If I download Steam on my new computer, I'll still have all my old games, but any saved files won't be there. Yes or no?

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« Reply #507 on: September 07, 2016, 01:52:51 PM »
I mainly play ps4. My pc is a giant turd and I don't wanna invest any money upgrading it currently lol

I have been playing Bloodborne - well I have at least been trying to. Holy crap this game is difficult ! Very little save points and very hard / cheap A.I - makes for a challenging experience.

Try Dark Souls 2 or 3? Those games were not meant for me

Dark Souls is meant for the true sadists.

Perhaps you mean masochists?

Question that I'm pretty sure I know the answer to but I'm just checking. There may be a new (to me) computer in my future. If I download Steam on my new computer, I'll still have all my old games, but any saved files won't be there. Yes or no?

Unless that particular game supports/is using Steam Cloud saves, you're correct.

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« Reply #508 on: September 07, 2016, 05:49:45 PM »
I mainly play ps4. My pc is a giant turd and I don't wanna invest any money upgrading it currently lol

I have been playing Bloodborne - well I have at least been trying to. Holy crap this game is difficult ! Very little save points and very hard / cheap A.I - makes for a challenging experience.

Try Dark Souls 2 or 3? Those games were not meant for me

Dark Souls is meant for the true sadists.

Perhaps you mean masochists?

Lol.  Have you played Dark Souls?  I haven't played 2 or 3 but the original was literally one of the hardest and most frustrating games I've ever played. 

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« Reply #509 on: September 07, 2016, 06:05:53 PM »
I mainly play ps4. My pc is a giant turd and I don't wanna invest any money upgrading it currently lol

I have been playing Bloodborne - well I have at least been trying to. Holy crap this game is difficult ! Very little save points and very hard / cheap A.I - makes for a challenging experience.

Try Dark Souls 2 or 3? Those games were not meant for me

Dark Souls is meant for the true sadists.

Perhaps you mean masochists?

Lol.  Have you played Dark Souls?  I haven't played 2 or 3 but the original was literally one of the hardest and most frustrating games I've ever played.
masochist
a person who is gratified by pain, degradation, etc., that is self-imposed or imposed by others.

Designed by sadists, perhaps? :P

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« Reply #510 on: September 08, 2016, 08:21:00 AM »
I mainly play ps4. My pc is a giant turd and I don't wanna invest any money upgrading it currently lol

I have been playing Bloodborne - well I have at least been trying to. Holy crap this game is difficult ! Very little save points and very hard / cheap A.I - makes for a challenging experience.

Try Dark Souls 2 or 3? Those games were not meant for me

Dark Souls is meant for the true sadists.

Perhaps you mean masochists?

Lol.  Have you played Dark Souls?  I haven't played 2 or 3 but the original was literally one of the hardest and most frustrating games I've ever played.
masochist
a person who is gratified by pain, degradation, etc., that is self-imposed or imposed by others.

Designed by sadists, perhaps? :P
If I remember correctly, the lead designer was told that the game was too difficult after it was initially playtested, and in response he made it even harder.  He did say that the difficulty was there in order to increase the satisfaction from progressing in the game.

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« Reply #511 on: September 08, 2016, 10:53:03 AM »
I mainly play ps4. My pc is a giant turd and I don't wanna invest any money upgrading it currently lol

I have been playing Bloodborne - well I have at least been trying to. Holy crap this game is difficult ! Very little save points and very hard / cheap A.I - makes for a challenging experience.

Try Dark Souls 2 or 3? Those games were not meant for me

Dark Souls is meant for the true sadists.

Perhaps you mean masochists?

Lol.  Have you played Dark Souls?  I haven't played 2 or 3 but the original was literally one of the hardest and most frustrating games I've ever played.
masochist
a person who is gratified by pain, degradation, etc., that is self-imposed or imposed by others.

Designed by sadists, perhaps? :P
If I remember correctly, the lead designer was told that the game was too difficult after it was initially playtested, and in response he made it even harder.  He did say that the difficulty was there in order to increase the satisfaction from progressing in the game.

For even more self inflicted pain, play the *shitty* DS 2 port on PC with the default controls.

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« Reply #512 on: September 09, 2016, 12:57:05 PM »
I discovered two pieces of sad news on the Steam front this week :(

- Mass Effect is no longer on sale! Sad face. Gamestop has used copies for the 360 for $4, so while I don't enjoy those types of games as much as on a desktop, I figure I'll try it and see if it's worth it (Steam as the first three games bundled for $30).
- I decided to buy Roller Coaster Tycoon (the original!) instead, which I absolutely loved as a kid. It wouldn't open! After trying Steam's recommended diagnostics, I asked for a refund (and was granted it within a few hours). But no Roller Coaster Tycoon :(

I ended up booting up a game I had gotten for free through Origin called Theme Hospital which I hadn't played in a while. Such a silly game but it does get quite challenging!

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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #513 on: September 09, 2016, 01:31:31 PM »
Currently playing Fallout 4 on PS4 ... been playing that game since it was release, just can't put it down. Sad thing is that I am working for one of their competitor :P

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« Reply #514 on: September 15, 2016, 10:01:08 PM »
Been playing the new Deus Ex game. Only fall releases I am interested in are Battlefield 1 and possibly Mafia III
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« Reply #515 on: September 16, 2016, 03:11:47 AM »
Thought I'd drop it here since it's been mentioned to me, two games that became free to play recently:
- The crew (on uplay)
- Evolve (on Steam I think)

Not saying they're the best games ever, but they look enjoyable and we can all appreciate free games ^^ Might try them out soon.

Myself I'm playing shadow of mordor now on my new computer. Picked it up for 10€ inclusive all dlc's on a steam sale. Really enjoying it. It's assassins creed gameplay with the Batman arkham series combat system, in a lotr setting.
And besides that rome 2 total war coop multiplayer with a friend. Just finished our egypt+seleucid campaign and now started a rome + epirus one.

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« Reply #516 on: September 16, 2016, 10:15:16 AM »
Been playing the new Deus Ex game. Only fall releases I am interested in are Battlefield 1 and possibly Mafia III

I didn't know there was a new Deus Ex game - the first one was wonderful, as was whatever the other sequel was that I played. How's the new game?

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« Reply #517 on: September 27, 2016, 10:29:21 PM »
Been playing the new Deus Ex game. Only fall releases I am interested in are Battlefield 1 and possibly Mafia III

I didn't know there was a new Deus Ex game - the first one was wonderful, as was whatever the other sequel was that I played. How's the new game?

Pretty good. I like Human Revolution better which was the last one. The original is still good
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« Reply #518 on: September 28, 2016, 05:29:04 PM »
I held of on the purchase of a PS4 for months, and now the price has dropped so I think I'll pull the trigger. Gonna pick up the uncharted 4 bundle and maybe one other game, any suggestions? Looking at Last of Us, Fallout 4, Witcher 3...

Probably gonna pick up Bioshock Collection at some point, fun games.
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« Reply #519 on: September 28, 2016, 05:43:47 PM »
I held of on the purchase of a PS4 for months, and now the price has dropped so I think I'll pull the trigger. Gonna pick up the uncharted 4 bundle and maybe one other game, any suggestions? Looking at Last of Us, Fallout 4, Witcher 3...

Probably gonna pick up Bioshock Collection at some point, fun games.

Can't go wrong with Last of Us, Fallout 4, or Witcher 3.  I've seen good sales on all 3.  Metal Gear V is another I'd put on the list.

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« Reply #520 on: September 28, 2016, 06:24:08 PM »
Not a huge gamer, but I do play Age of Empires II occasionally. I started playing it back in 1999/2000 (when I was 8 or 9 years old) when it originally came out and still play a bit today.

It was also where I showed my first signs of being a Mustachian as I always tried to save my gold and other resources and make sure I spend my resources wisely.

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« Reply #521 on: September 29, 2016, 03:30:02 AM »
Not a huge gamer, but I do play Age of Empires II occasionally. I started playing it back in 1999/2000 (when I was 8 or 9 years old) when it originally came out and still play a bit today.

It was also where I showed my first signs of being a Mustachian as I always tried to save my gold and other resources and make sure I spend my resources wisely.
I used to play this with my son and my father got into it.  To this day 20ish years later, my father still plays it every day.

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« Reply #522 on: September 29, 2016, 06:59:24 AM »
Not a huge gamer, but I do play Age of Empires II occasionally. I started playing it back in 1999/2000 (when I was 8 or 9 years old) when it originally came out and still play a bit today.

It was also where I showed my first signs of being a Mustachian as I always tried to save my gold and other resources and make sure I spend my resources wisely.
I used to play this with my son and my father got into it.  To this day 20ish years later, my father still plays it every day.

My recent kick has been a replay of Batman Arkham Asylum.

Haha yes!  I love AoEII!  I played it quite a bit in middle school with friends.  I lost my disks long ago, but about a year or two ago they re-released it on steam with online play again!  Picked it up on sale for 4.99 with the expansion.

Although, if you are into the resource game more than the battle aspect, I suggest you check out Caesar III.  It's sorta a mash between simicty and AoE, but set in Roman times.  I still play this game a few times a month.  You can probably find it for free somewhere (5.99 on Amazon).
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« Reply #523 on: September 29, 2016, 07:10:13 AM »
Not a huge gamer, but I do play Age of Empires II occasionally. I started playing it back in 1999/2000 (when I was 8 or 9 years old) when it originally came out and still play a bit today.

It was also where I showed my first signs of being a Mustachian as I always tried to save my gold and other resources and make sure I spend my resources wisely.
I used to play this with my son and my father got into it.  To this day 20ish years later, my father still plays it every day.

My recent kick has been a replay of Batman Arkham Asylum.

Haha yes!  I love AoEII!  I played it quite a bit in middle school with friends.  I lost my disks long ago, but about a year or two ago they re-released it on steam with online play again!  Picked it up on sale for 4.99 with the expansion.

Although, if you are into the resource game more than the battle aspect, I suggest you check out Caesar III.  It's sorta a mash between simicty and AoE, but set in Roman times.  I still play this game a few times a month.  You can probably find it for free somewhere (5.99 on Amazon).
I used to love Caesar III!  I sucked at it, but loved it!
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« Reply #524 on: September 29, 2016, 09:20:58 AM »
I held of on the purchase of a PS4 for months, and now the price has dropped so I think I'll pull the trigger. Gonna pick up the uncharted 4 bundle and maybe one other game, any suggestions? Looking at Last of Us, Fallout 4, Witcher 3...

Probably gonna pick up Bioshock Collection at some point, fun games.

Can't go wrong with Last of Us, Fallout 4, or Witcher 3.  I've seen good sales on all 3.  Metal Gear V is another I'd put on the list.

Got last of us on the playstore for 10 bucks, not a bad deal at all. So far uncharted 4 is impressive as far as graphics go, and as a climber I like the climbing bits, but I think I might prefer open world games.

I'll keep my eye out for sales on fallout 4 and witcher 3 both seem like interesting games.

Side question: How do you all keep your gaming in check and not let it get out of hand with hours of playing all the time?


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« Reply #525 on: September 29, 2016, 09:41:59 AM »
Side question: How do you all keep your gaming in check and not let it get out of hand with hours of playing all the time?

Overall, I don't have the time to spend playing games like I did in high school and college.  My wife, dog, and real life responsibilities keep me in check.  Maybe like once every 6 months I will lose myself for a Saturday.
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« Reply #526 on: September 29, 2016, 12:49:01 PM »
I held of on the purchase of a PS4 for months, and now the price has dropped so I think I'll pull the trigger. Gonna pick up the uncharted 4 bundle and maybe one other game, any suggestions? Looking at Last of Us, Fallout 4, Witcher 3...

Probably gonna pick up Bioshock Collection at some point, fun games.

Can't go wrong with Last of Us, Fallout 4, or Witcher 3.  I've seen good sales on all 3.  Metal Gear V is another I'd put on the list.

Got last of us on the playstore for 10 bucks, not a bad deal at all. So far uncharted 4 is impressive as far as graphics go, and as a climber I like the climbing bits, but I think I might prefer open world games.

I'll keep my eye out for sales on fallout 4 and witcher 3 both seem like interesting games.

Side question: How do you all keep your gaming in check and not let it get out of hand with hours of playing all the time?

If you like open world, Fallout, Metal Gear, Witcher, and Dragon Age (forgot that one) would all be for you.  I really like The Last of Us, it's an amazing game but it's more about the story. 

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« Reply #527 on: September 29, 2016, 01:37:15 PM »
Dragon Age <3 (Sorry, feel the need to say that every time that game is mentioned)

I ended up buying the first three Mass Effect games for PC on Amazon for $15. Gamestop online supposedly had the 360 disks for $3, but the one Gamestop I visited was charging $9 or $10, and at least the PC comes with some of the dlc (not all, as some angry reviewers pointed out). I started it over the weekend and suddenly remembered why I usually don't like first person shooters (I absolutely SUCK). But I'm excited for the story so I'll keep pushing along.

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« Reply #528 on: September 29, 2016, 02:13:33 PM »
Dragon Age <3 (Sorry, feel the need to say that every time that game is mentioned)

Really? It might've just been because I was playing on an X360, but I found DA:I underwhelming. The ending was... I can't even remember it.

The pop-in was terrible, the loading times were terrible (like, 3 seconds into a cutscene, peoples' clothes and faces would go from jaggy to smooth!).

"OK" would be as far as I'd go with it.
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« Reply #529 on: September 29, 2016, 02:32:07 PM »
If you had to choose between witcher 3 and fallout 4 which would you go for and why?
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« Reply #530 on: September 29, 2016, 02:51:05 PM »
Dragon Age <3 (Sorry, feel the need to say that every time that game is mentioned)

Really? It might've just been because I was playing on an X360, but I found DA:I underwhelming. The ending was... I can't even remember it.

The pop-in was terrible, the loading times were terrible (like, 3 seconds into a cutscene, peoples' clothes and faces would go from jaggy to smooth!).

"OK" would be as far as I'd go with it.

Do you mean I as in the first one (Origins) or I as in Inquisition? I should edit what I wrote to say DA:O <3. I've yet to play either sequels - I didn't hear fantastic things about 2, but Inquisition was supposedly decent enough. I started playing DA:O on 360 but wasn't loving the controls... I ended up getting it for PC and loved it so much more.

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« Reply #531 on: September 29, 2016, 04:01:50 PM »
Dragon Age <3 (Sorry, feel the need to say that every time that game is mentioned)

Really? It might've just been because I was playing on an X360, but I found DA:I underwhelming. The ending was... I can't even remember it.

The pop-in was terrible, the loading times were terrible (like, 3 seconds into a cutscene, peoples' clothes and faces would go from jaggy to smooth!).

"OK" would be as far as I'd go with it.

Do you mean I as in the first one (Origins) or I as in Inquisition? I should edit what I wrote to say DA:O <3. I've yet to play either sequels - I didn't hear fantastic things about 2, but Inquisition was supposedly decent enough. I started playing DA:O on 360 but wasn't loving the controls... I ended up getting it for PC and loved it so much more.

I was talking about Inquisition, not Origins. I got maybe 80% of the way through Origins before I got bored of it (I do often hit a "late game hump", has to be a really good game to get me to finish it). I did finish Inquisition but... meh.
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« Reply #532 on: September 29, 2016, 07:27:49 PM »
If you had to choose between witcher 3 and fallout 4 which would you go for and why?

I would say Fallout 4.  There's just so much to do and so many ways you can play it out.  You do, however, need to like that genre as it's very similar to the previous games IMO.

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« Reply #533 on: September 29, 2016, 09:15:16 PM »
Dragon Age <3 (Sorry, feel the need to say that every time that game is mentioned)

I ended up buying the first three Mass Effect games for PC on Amazon for $15. Gamestop online supposedly had the 360 disks for $3, but the one Gamestop I visited was charging $9 or $10, and at least the PC comes with some of the dlc (not all, as some angry reviewers pointed out). I started it over the weekend and suddenly remembered why I usually don't like first person shooters (I absolutely SUCK). But I'm excited for the story so I'll keep pushing along.

Honestly, I would just put it on the easiest difficulty if the challenge starts to get too frustrating. Those games are made by the epic story and really good characters. The fights are crafted well enough that even if they don't feel "challenging," you'll still usually feel pretty accomplished after most of them. Easily three of my favorite games of all time and well worth finishing the series!

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« Reply #534 on: September 30, 2016, 07:29:05 AM »
Dragon Age <3 (Sorry, feel the need to say that every time that game is mentioned)

I ended up buying the first three Mass Effect games for PC on Amazon for $15. Gamestop online supposedly had the 360 disks for $3, but the one Gamestop I visited was charging $9 or $10, and at least the PC comes with some of the dlc (not all, as some angry reviewers pointed out). I started it over the weekend and suddenly remembered why I usually don't like first person shooters (I absolutely SUCK). But I'm excited for the story so I'll keep pushing along.

Honestly, I would just put it on the easiest difficulty if the challenge starts to get too frustrating. Those games are made by the epic story and really good characters. The fights are crafted well enough that even if they don't feel "challenging," you'll still usually feel pretty accomplished after most of them. Easily three of my favorite games of all time and well worth finishing the series!

Haha that's exactly what I've been doing. What I did on Dragon Age too. Every time a fight scene pops up I just roll my eyes and set my group up, but now that I have a gun and have to shoot from a distance... I keep putting it away instead of shooting it, or I equip the wrong gun my character can't handle. I'll get there. It might take an infuriating amount of time, but I'm interested in the story enough that I'll make myself figure it out and not be a complete spaz.

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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #535 on: October 04, 2016, 02:28:42 PM »
If you had to choose between witcher 3 and fallout 4 which would you go for and why?

I would say Fallout 4.  There's just so much to do and so many ways you can play it out.  You do, however, need to like that genre as it's very similar to the previous games IMO.

I never managed to get through Fallout 3...I did finish The Witcher (1), though.  I have 2 but haven't played it much at all. I've heard that 3 is incredible, but it really takes a special game to take my attention these days.  The last one was the latest Doom...before that, the Mass Effect series is the only one that comes to mind.

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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #536 on: October 05, 2016, 09:48:48 AM »
Side question: How do you all keep your gaming in check and not let it get out of hand with hours of playing all the time?

Full time job + social life + the need to make my own food usually takes care of that. My carpal tunnel issues (gee thanks day job!) have been helping too, unfortunately. Which also means I'm mostly playing console (Wii U) games when I do play (and I usually limit time on that as well), as my Steam account and all of its games sit on the side being lonely. I'm really excited about Civ 6 coming out soon, so I hope my wrists start improving, but at the same time it's a good excuse to wait until all the DLC is out and bugs are fixed so I can buy it all on sale. 

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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #537 on: October 06, 2016, 10:52:32 AM »
Witcher 3
Factorio
Kerbal Space Program
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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #538 on: October 06, 2016, 12:22:58 PM »
So it's been out a few years, but I am an aviation nut (and pilot IRL) and started playing War Thunder.  IDK if they've done graphics updates, but that is a beautiful game on high graphics.  The multiplayer is incredibly challenging too; there are some damn good pilots out there.  You better know your plane's strengths and weaknesses or you're a flaming ball of wreckage heading toward the ground. :)

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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #539 on: October 06, 2016, 12:23:55 PM »
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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #540 on: October 07, 2016, 06:41:31 AM »
So it's been out a few years, but I am an aviation nut (and pilot IRL) and started playing War Thunder.  IDK if they've done graphics updates, but that is a beautiful game on high graphics.  The multiplayer is incredibly challenging too; there are some damn good pilots out there.  You better know your plane's strengths and weaknesses or you're a flaming ball of wreckage heading toward the ground. :)
I used to play it quite a lot, although arcade mostly. The realistic versions, although fun, were a bit too low-action for me. Although for an aviation nut it's probably a lot better :)
I also played world of warships till two months ago. Same but with slow warships basically.

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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #541 on: October 07, 2016, 08:30:39 AM »
So it's been out a few years, but I am an aviation nut (and pilot IRL) and started playing War Thunder.  IDK if they've done graphics updates, but that is a beautiful game on high graphics.  The multiplayer is incredibly challenging too; there are some damn good pilots out there.  You better know your plane's strengths and weaknesses or you're a flaming ball of wreckage heading toward the ground. :)
I used to play it quite a lot, although arcade mostly. The realistic versions, although fun, were a bit too low-action for me. Although for an aviation nut it's probably a lot better :)
I also played world of warships till two months ago. Same but with slow warships basically.

Realistic/Simulation mode is a lot of mundane routine punctuated by sheer adrenaline: climb, climb, climb, climb some more, cruise for a bit, begin bombing run, scan skies, keep crui OH **** FIGHTERS ARE DIVING ON ME.  And if you're flying fighters, same thing except you see that juicy bomber waiting to be plucked

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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #542 on: October 08, 2016, 06:49:33 PM »
I'm playing Dragon Age Inquisition and in the last five minutes I've seduced a noblewoman to get my way and been told by Cassandra that it will never happen between us. This game is so bizarre and awesome.
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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #543 on: October 13, 2016, 11:39:31 AM »
Sunless Sea/Zubmariner if you like slow games with several novels worth of story/text.

Also, you die a lot.
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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #544 on: October 13, 2016, 11:45:40 AM »
If anyone wanted to try Gamefly (basically Netflix for video games), there is a pretty great promotion going on right now that I just signed up for.

Swagbucks is offering 2000 points if you sign up for a two month trial of Gamefly, which only costs  $10 total.  The 2000 points puts you most of the way to a $25 Amazon giftcard (2200 points required) - so you essentially get 2 months of Gamefly service, plus $25 in amazon giftcards, for $10 out of pocket.

I will cancel the subscription before the 2 months is up, but this seems to be a great way to try some PS4 games instead of buying them.

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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #545 on: October 14, 2016, 01:22:35 AM »
Just finished Sniper 2 and am about to play Sniper 3. They are excellent games for those into FPSs requiring a bit of patience.

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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #546 on: October 14, 2016, 01:39:13 AM »
Just finished Sniper 2 and am about to play Sniper 3. They are excellent games for those into FPSs requiring a bit of patience.

I went back and replayed a bit of Sniper Elite III. Pretty good game; the bullet cam is endless fun.
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« Reply #547 on: October 14, 2016, 02:21:08 AM »
the bullet cam is endless fun.
I thought I'd get sick of this but I haven't so far. I play it on Sniper Elite skill level, which I find quite challenging but very satisfying when I progress through a particularly heavy shit storm. 

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« Reply #548 on: October 14, 2016, 02:30:29 AM »
the bullet cam is endless fun.
I thought I'd get sick of this but I haven't so far. I play it on Sniper Elite skill level, which I find quite challenging but very satisfying when I progress through a particularly heavy shit storm.

Nice.  I preferred a medium level of difficulty on my last play-through. Not sure what I did the first go-around.  The level design kinda got to be frustrating; sure there were options, but it was the "Go left through the building, or right around the cliff. End up at same point" type of options. Much more linear than I expected, based on the descriptions.
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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #549 on: October 14, 2016, 06:30:30 AM »
Beyond good and evil is free to pick up in uplay (ubi30 button). Old game though but was very good back in the day (2003)

I'm still on Rome 2 total war, shadow of mordor and heroes of the storm (eu server) mainly. In doubt for BF1, local store will have it for 44€ but not sure yet.