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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #600 on: December 27, 2016, 01:21:57 PM »
UC4: The last 3rd of the game almost made up for the first 2/3rds. Maybe a good way to round out the series, and roughly enjoyable to play, but wouldn't probably rate a re-play, in my opinion. Just didn't have the impact of the other games in the series.

Have you tried the multiplayer? I've gotten some decent play time out of it so far. They also came out with a new survival game mode recently.

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« Reply #601 on: December 27, 2016, 01:41:54 PM »
UC4: The last 3rd of the game almost made up for the first 2/3rds. Maybe a good way to round out the series, and roughly enjoyable to play, but wouldn't probably rate a re-play, in my opinion. Just didn't have the impact of the other games in the series.

Have you tried the multiplayer? I've gotten some decent play time out of it so far. They also came out with a new survival game mode recently.

I'm not sure I play enough to rate a subscription to PS+ - maybe in the future if I have more free time.
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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #602 on: December 27, 2016, 03:03:42 PM »
PC gamer here. I jumped from consoles and pieced together my own PC, which was really entertaining in itself. Dark Souls is my all-time favorite game. I am mildly obsessed with it. I just finished Dark Souls 3 and loved it completely as well. The most hours I ever put in a game is Borderlands 2. I found the hunt for better and better loot to be SO addictive. I made it all the way to OP8 with the help of some friendly, online strangers.

Dear Dragon Age fans: what am I missing!? I put 8 hours in DA Origins. I thought the game play was pretty fun, but REALLY complicated and difficult. Then, when I realized I had to talk to all my characters to learn their stories and keep up their morale, I was like this is just a damn soap opera. People seem to love it. Dunno?
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« Reply #603 on: December 27, 2016, 03:59:52 PM »
Would anyone be interested in an MMM game exchange? I rarely replay games because there's so much other stuff to play, so once I've finished something I have no use for it anymore.

I would be interested. I only have an older PS3 though and don't buy too many games either.

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« Reply #604 on: December 28, 2016, 01:24:36 PM »
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« Reply #605 on: December 28, 2016, 01:46:00 PM »
OK, I read the entire thread, but saw no mention of some of my recent favorites:

Grim Dawn - I am playing this one now. It's an ARPG like Dragon Age, but somehow more approachable for me. I will have another go at DA:O after I beat it.

Mad Max - This game has the Batman fighting style. It can get repetitive in parts, but taking out rolling motorcades while driving is really damn fun. It captures the feel of that most recent Mad Max movie well.

Bioshock Infinite - best story and best ending I have ever seen in a game.

Hate to be a hater, but parts of Witcher III just drove me insane. It's a great game, for sure. I particularly enjoyed the fluidity of the fighting. The game just had to let me do more of that, rather than insist I sit through long, boring scenes. I almost never get invested in the story of a game because the writing, acting, plot, everything is typically bad. What is coming to mind here - and I don not believe this is a spoiler - is the sequence in Witcher III where you have to act in a play and remember your lines. What!? I just want to hack up Drowners with my new sword!

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« Reply #606 on: December 28, 2016, 09:44:20 PM »
Mad Max - This game has the Batman fighting style. It can get repetitive in parts, but taking out rolling motorcades while driving is really damn fun. It captures the feel of that most recent Mad Max movie well.

Bioshock Infinite - best story and best ending I have ever seen in a game.

Hate to be a hater, but parts of Witcher III just drove me insane. It's a great game, for sure. I particularly enjoyed the fluidity of the fighting. The game just had to let me do more of that, rather than insist I sit through long, boring scenes. I almost never get invested in the story of a game because the writing, acting, plot, everything is typically bad. What is coming to mind here - and I don not believe this is a spoiler - is the sequence in Witcher III where you have to act in a play and remember your lines. What!? I just want to hack up Drowners with my new sword!

All of these games are on my must play list. At the moment, I am playing Battlefield 1 and Witcher 2.

I want to pick up Mad Max on steam...not sure if I should considering I have a very large catalog of games to play....

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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #607 on: December 31, 2016, 06:39:16 AM »
Would anyone be interested in an MMM game exchange? I rarely replay games because there's so much other stuff to play, so once I've finished something I have no use for it anymore.

I would be interested. I only have an older PS3 though and don't buy too many games either.

Aren't there already businesses that do this? I buy all of my games used for super cheap, and trade them back in when I've finished them. There's a slight loss, but no more than if I gave the games away and had to pay to ship them to someone else in an exchange.
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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #608 on: January 08, 2017, 10:46:50 PM »
Played a lot of Witcher 2 over the weekend. Great game. Really enjoying it. I want to buy Witcher 3 at some point, but I am going to wait for it to go on sale on GoG. I have a long list of games I want to finish before I buy more games.

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« Reply #609 on: January 09, 2017, 03:15:26 PM »
I got Cities: Skylines during the winter Steam sale, that's been a lot of fun. I'm really awful at road design though, and end up plowing through neighborhoods to add more roads to alleviate traffic. AKA all of my roads are spaghetti.

Been playing a lot of Civ 5 lately as well, really want to get Civ 6 but the discount never dipped below 10% during the sale, and I'm cheap enough to want to wait until they have a nicely discounted package with all the DLC and such. Which I'm OK with, as Civ 5 still has a lot of life in it!

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« Reply #610 on: January 09, 2017, 03:55:23 PM »
I got Cities: Skylines during the winter Steam sale, that's been a lot of fun. I'm really awful at road design though, and end up plowing through neighborhoods to add more roads to alleviate traffic. AKA all of my roads are spaghetti.

Been playing a lot of Civ 5 lately as well, really want to get Civ 6 but the discount never dipped below 10% during the sale, and I'm cheap enough to want to wait until they have a nicely discounted package with all the DLC and such. Which I'm OK with, as Civ 5 still has a lot of life in it!

So you basically designed New Jersey? :P

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« Reply #611 on: January 09, 2017, 04:54:28 PM »
I heard good things about Endless Legend, the base games onsale constantly at $6 or so... so definitely work a try.  Sorta like Civ what I've been told but more RPG'ish.

I have a pretty short attention span when it comes to learning curve so I tend to get into games that I and dig right into and play.

I got Cities: Skylines during the winter Steam sale, that's been a lot of fun. I'm really awful at road design though, and end up plowing through neighborhoods to add more roads to alleviate traffic. AKA all of my roads are spaghetti.

Been playing a lot of Civ 5 lately as well, really want to get Civ 6 but the discount never dipped below 10% during the sale, and I'm cheap enough to want to wait until they have a nicely discounted package with all the DLC and such. Which I'm OK with, as Civ 5 still has a lot of life in it!
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« Reply #612 on: January 09, 2017, 04:54:34 PM »
I am playing/replaying some old PS2 games on PC. They feel completely different and look completely different when played on a modern PC. Most of the graphics scale very well to 1440p and I would imagine 4K as well. The rendering and shader effects using modern GPUs is truly transformative.

And the best part is .... you can employ various cheats and you are no longer reliant on in-game saves - you can basically save anytime anywhere (e.g., save right before you have to flip a coin or make a irreversible choice).

I have a pretty beefed up PC, so YMMV.

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« Reply #613 on: January 09, 2017, 05:03:39 PM »
Played a lot of Witcher 2 over the weekend. Great game. Really enjoying it. I want to buy Witcher 3 at some point, but I am going to wait for it to go on sale on GoG. I have a long list of games I want to finish before I buy more games.

I have the eternal PC problem - more games than time!

Witcher 3 has the tendency to suck me in for hours. The quest will seem fairly simple, oh I just need to finish these 3 tasks, quickly turns into them adding more and more tasks as the quest goes on. I do wish there was more action in the game, but it is still very engaging. 

I got the complete edition on amazon for around $30, but I see it has since increased in price, not sure why.

There are still a couple of new games that are coming out that caught my eye. Not frugal to buy new games upon release though.
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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #614 on: January 09, 2017, 10:11:23 PM »
I got Cities: Skylines during the winter Steam sale, that's been a lot of fun. I'm really awful at road design though, and end up plowing through neighborhoods to add more roads to alleviate traffic. AKA all of my roads are spaghetti.

Been playing a lot of Civ 5 lately as well, really want to get Civ 6 but the discount never dipped below 10% during the sale, and I'm cheap enough to want to wait until they have a nicely discounted package with all the DLC and such. Which I'm OK with, as Civ 5 still has a lot of life in it!

So you basically designed New Jersey? :P

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« Reply #615 on: January 10, 2017, 09:52:13 AM »
I was complaining that I wish there was more action in witcher 3. Last night I played a little different and found plenty of action. If you just want action and slashing then go and explore the undiscovered locations marked by an "?" on the map. Not only do you get lots of action, you also find lots of cool stuff in those locations.

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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #616 on: January 10, 2017, 04:06:42 PM »
So you basically designed New Jersey? :P

Ahaha!

I heard good things about Endless Legend, the base games onsale constantly at $6 or so... so definitely work a try.  Sorta like Civ what I've been told but more RPG'ish.

Interesting, I will have to check that out. Thanks for the recommendation!

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« Reply #617 on: January 10, 2017, 07:49:14 PM »
I hadn't heard of Cities: Skyline.
Now I went and looked into it.
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THIS IS SUPPOSED TO BE THE MUSTACHIAN FORUM ISN'T IT ENOUGH THAT I'M CONSIDERING BUYING A CURRENT GENERATION CONSOLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MY LIFE WHY ARE YOU TEMPTING ME INTO BUYING STUFF I ABSOLUTELY DON'T NEED???!??!?!?!??!?!??!?!?!
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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #618 on: January 10, 2017, 11:19:27 PM »
I got Cities: Skylines during the winter Steam sale, that's been a lot of fun. I'm really awful at road design though, and end up plowing through neighborhoods to add more roads to alleviate traffic. AKA all of my roads are spaghetti.

Been playing a lot of Civ 5 lately as well, really want to get Civ 6 but the discount never dipped below 10% during the sale, and I'm cheap enough to want to wait until they have a nicely discounted package with all the DLC and such. Which I'm OK with, as Civ 5 still has a lot of life in it!

Right now Civ 6 is still unbalanced in a lot of ways, so getting it later is a good call for that reason, too. Civ 5 is holding me over until I get a new computer that can handle 6.

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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #619 on: January 11, 2017, 03:05:56 PM »
THIS IS SUPPOSED TO BE THE MUSTACHIAN FORUM ISN'T IT ENOUGH THAT I'M CONSIDERING BUYING A CURRENT GENERATION CONSOLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MY LIFE WHY ARE YOU TEMPTING ME INTO BUYING STUFF I ABSOLUTELY DON'T NEED???!??!?!?!??!?!??!?!?!

Ditch the current gen console, buy a better PC, play skyline and save.

Current gen console are equivalent in power to 5-6 years old PCs which can be had for next to nothing.

Do you want to get it for the "exclusives"?

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« Reply #620 on: January 11, 2017, 03:51:43 PM »
THIS IS SUPPOSED TO BE THE MUSTACHIAN FORUM ISN'T IT ENOUGH THAT I'M CONSIDERING BUYING A CURRENT GENERATION CONSOLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MY LIFE WHY ARE YOU TEMPTING ME INTO BUYING STUFF I ABSOLUTELY DON'T NEED???!??!?!?!??!?!??!?!?!

Ditch the current gen console, buy a better PC, play skyline and save.

Current gen console are equivalent in power to 5-6 years old PCs which can be had for next to nothing.

Do you want to get it for the "exclusives"?

Current gen consoles can also be had for next to nothing, lol.

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« Reply #621 on: January 12, 2017, 05:56:40 AM »
Current gen consoles can also be had for next to nothing, lol.

Like 100$? Around here am I seeing them for 250-600$ (CAD) depending on model.

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« Reply #622 on: January 12, 2017, 07:34:12 AM »
Current gen consoles can also be had for next to nothing, lol.

Like 100$? Around here am I seeing them for 250-600$ (CAD) depending on model.

Do you do Shoppers Optimum? There were some hot deals where you got nearly $100 back in points on a 20x day.
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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #623 on: January 12, 2017, 07:46:40 AM »
PC gamer here.

I loved Witcher 3, Cities: Skylines, and Bioshock Infinity, as I saw others mention above.

I enjoy games I can sit on the couch and play with my girlfriend.  Something simple like Trine or a lego game works well.  We went through Life is Strange a few months back (with her controlling, me watching and helping) and both really enjoyed it.

These days I've been playing mostly Overwatch and Battlefield 1. 

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« Reply #624 on: January 12, 2017, 09:45:10 AM »
PC gamer here.

I loved Witcher 3, Cities: Skylines, and Bioshock Infinity, as I saw others mention above.

I enjoy games I can sit on the couch and play with my girlfriend.  Something simple like Trine or a lego game works well.  We went through Life is Strange a few months back (with her controlling, me watching and helping) and both really enjoyed it.

These days I've been playing mostly Overwatch and Battlefield 1.

I'm in the same boat with trying to get my wife into more gaming with me.  I'm interested in knowing what other games you've played/ playing with your girlfriend.

We really like "Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light" for some fun couch co-op.  We tried Little Big Planet but plat-forming just wasn't her thing - kind of leaves Trine out of it, also.  The Telltale games are also pretty fun to play together (someone makes choices, other watches).
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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #625 on: January 12, 2017, 09:58:43 AM »
THIS IS SUPPOSED TO BE THE MUSTACHIAN FORUM ISN'T IT ENOUGH THAT I'M CONSIDERING BUYING A CURRENT GENERATION CONSOLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MY LIFE WHY ARE YOU TEMPTING ME INTO BUYING STUFF I ABSOLUTELY DON'T NEED???!??!?!?!??!?!??!?!?!

Ditch the current gen console, buy a better PC, play skyline and save.

Current gen console are equivalent in power to 5-6 years old PCs which can be had for next to nothing.

Do you want to get it for the "exclusives"?


I've been considering getting the Switch, maybe a year or so after it comes out, mainly just for Breath of the Wild (the first of the series was the single best game of it's generation, Ocarina of Time probably my own personal favorite, and the game I was able to get two totally non-gamer partners to get into).


As evidenced by my 2008 laptop (which I only purchased when my then 8 year old laptop burned out its motherboard after 8 solid years), I don't generally care about cutting edge computing ability, so long as it can do whatever I need to get done.  So, a console that can't produce the graphics of a new PC doesn't bother me one bit.


As other's have mentioned, sometimes its nice to be able to play while not sitting at my desk, and my wife has recently been as into playing as me, but she would never go for it if it wasn't side by side in the living room
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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #626 on: January 12, 2017, 10:07:33 AM »
As other's have mentioned, sometimes its nice to be able to play while not sitting at my desk, and my wife has recently been as into playing as me, but she would never go for it if it wasn't side by side in the living room

You have a point there, but streaming units are closing the gap fairly quickly. A 20$ steam link can do wonders if you are not too picky about sound and graphics.

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« Reply #627 on: January 12, 2017, 05:03:50 PM »
As other's have mentioned, sometimes its nice to be able to play while not sitting at my desk, and my wife has recently been as into playing as me, but she would never go for it if it wasn't side by side in the living room

You have a point there, but streaming units are closing the gap fairly quickly. A 20$ steam link can do wonders if you are not too picky about sound and graphics.

And It's TINY.
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« Reply #628 on: January 12, 2017, 09:04:54 PM »
Current gen consoles can also be had for next to nothing, lol.

Like 100$? Around here am I seeing them for 250-600$ (CAD) depending on model.

You couldn't find a computer I'd be willing to use for $100, let alone play games on.  PS4 bundles in the US are routinely at $250, and xBox Ones can be had for $170.

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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #629 on: January 12, 2017, 10:12:45 PM »
As other's have mentioned, sometimes its nice to be able to play while not sitting at my desk, and my wife has recently been as into playing as me, but she would never go for it if it wasn't side by side in the living room

You have a point there, but streaming units are closing the gap fairly quickly. A 20$ steam link can do wonders if you are not too picky about sound and graphics.

And It's TINY.
We bought a Steam Link for $20, and it's been great for streaming games where high fps isn't important. The hubs & I have played platformers like Ori & the Blind Forest and Shovel Knight and even Dark Souls III without an issue. Also you can use xbox & other controllers with the steam link, no need to buy a fancy Steam Controller. :)

And as mentioned, it's tiny. We packed it with us when we visited in-laws this winter so we could stream games at the in-laws house off our laptop and at a friends house off his computer.

Seriously it was the best $20 we spent this Christmas. It's hard to play games together on the PC, but games are SO MUCH cheaper on Steam. Streaming games to the TV has been lovely.
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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #630 on: January 13, 2017, 05:35:02 AM »
PC gamer here.

I loved Witcher 3, Cities: Skylines, and Bioshock Infinity, as I saw others mention above.

I enjoy games I can sit on the couch and play with my girlfriend.  Something simple like Trine or a lego game works well.  We went through Life is Strange a few months back (with her controlling, me watching and helping) and both really enjoyed it.

These days I've been playing mostly Overwatch and Battlefield 1.

I'm in the same boat with trying to get my wife into more gaming with me.  I'm interested in knowing what other games you've played/ playing with your girlfriend.

We really like "Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light" for some fun couch co-op.  We tried Little Big Planet but plat-forming just wasn't her thing - kind of leaves Trine out of it, also.  The Telltale games are also pretty fun to play together (someone makes choices, other watches).

I agree with the Telltale games.  Aside from the 2D platformers like Trine, we also played Portal 2 together.  It was a little challenging for her sometimes -- which is totally understandable, since 3D FPS controlling is something that can take time to learn.  Life is Strange was perfect since the game's story line lets you "rewind" if you make a mistake and it had a solid story line.

Since my computer is in my living room, I just run an extra long HDMI cable from my computer to the TV and switch the display to the TV when I want to play on the couch, along with two old wireless XBOX 360 controllers.  Simple and zero latency. 


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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #631 on: January 13, 2017, 10:25:05 AM »
I'm currently playing too many things. I tend to jump around and circle back so I'll just list my current favorites.

Factorio
Witcher 3
X-COM
Elite: Dangerous
Mario Kart 8

I've also enjoyed;
Transport Fever
Cities: Skylines
Space Engineers
Kerbal Space Program
Paradox games

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« Reply #632 on: January 13, 2017, 03:13:10 PM »
Current gen consoles can also be had for next to nothing, lol.

Like 100$? Around here am I seeing them for 250-600$ (CAD) depending on model.

You couldn't find a computer I'd be willing to use for $100, let alone play games on.  PS4 bundles in the US are routinely at $250, and xBox Ones can be had for $170.

Well aren't you a fancy little princess. :P

I remember reading about a computer build that, when new, cost about the same as a console. I think they called it the potato masher or something like that. If you could buy that a few years ago, I don't see why you can't pick that up used for about the same price as a used console (which a refurb is).

For me, being locked in the console ecosystem entails a price I am not willing to pay. That and the huge markup on games. And the (practically) infinite selection of indie and FTP games available on PC. And the free online play where you don't have to pay for multiplayer.

But it's all cool. You do you my friend.

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« Reply #633 on: January 13, 2017, 04:06:17 PM »
Current gen consoles can also be had for next to nothing, lol.

Like 100$? Around here am I seeing them for 250-600$ (CAD) depending on model.

You couldn't find a computer I'd be willing to use for $100, let alone play games on.  PS4 bundles in the US are routinely at $250, and xBox Ones can be had for $170.

Well aren't you a fancy little princess. :P

I remember reading about a computer build that, when new, cost about the same as a console. I think they called it the potato masher or something like that. If you could buy that a few years ago, I don't see why you can't pick that up used for about the same price as a used console (which a refurb is).

For me, being locked in the console ecosystem entails a price I am not willing to pay. That and the huge markup on games. And the (practically) infinite selection of indie and FTP games available on PC. And the free online play where you don't have to pay for multiplayer.

But it's all cool. You do you my friend.

Yep. I work with a $10mil datacenter every day at work and I have exceptionally little tolerance for anything that is slow at home.

I have a PS4 and a PC, so implying I'm "locked in the console ecosystem" is false at best.

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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #634 on: January 13, 2017, 05:22:12 PM »
I have a PS4 and a PC, so implying I'm "locked in the console ecosystem" is false at best.

Not implying anything. I don't want to spend hundreds of dollars on a system that is locked to a limited number of titles.

If you have the resources and the interest to invest in both, more power to you!


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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #635 on: January 13, 2017, 05:44:37 PM »
Dark Souls III - git gud casul

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« Reply #636 on: January 13, 2017, 08:38:04 PM »
Dark Souls III - git gud casul

(full disclosure: I'm not that good at PvP and get scared when invaded...)

I asked for a steam refund after playing the DS2 for 20 minutes. I just could not work the controls.

Is DS3 better?

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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #637 on: January 14, 2017, 05:16:13 AM »

I asked for a steam refund after playing the DS2 for 20 minutes. I just could not work the controls.

Is DS3 better?

Were you playing with a controller (Xbox or PS3) or a keyboard and mouse? If not a controller, I'd recommend switching to one. If already using one, give it some more time. It's a very challenging, but rewarding series of games.

The controls are mostly the same between DS2 and DS3, but with some new weapon mechanics added.

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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #638 on: January 14, 2017, 07:48:40 AM »

I asked for a steam refund after playing the DS2 for 20 minutes. I just could not work the controls.

Is DS3 better?

Were you playing with a controller (Xbox or PS3) or a keyboard and mouse? If not a controller, I'd recommend switching to one. If already using one, give it some more time. It's a very challenging, but rewarding series of games.

The controls are mostly the same between DS2 and DS3, but with some new weapon mechanics added.

Keyboard then but I have a wireless 360 controller setup for my pc now.

What I found frustrating was the overlay did not match whatever key you had assigned. For instance it would say "press A" for an action but the real mapping was "Ctrl-Shift-F" or something equally ridiculous. 

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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #639 on: January 14, 2017, 08:24:44 AM »

Keyboard then but I have a wireless 360 controller setup for my pc now.

What I found frustrating was the overlay did not match whatever key you had assigned. For instance it would say "press A" for an action but the real mapping was "Ctrl-Shift-F" or something equally ridiculous. 

I use a 360 controller and, while I still die all the time, it's not the fault of controls. The games are just that hard at first.

The souls games were console games ported to PC, so the control scheme is meant for a controller. I never tried keyboard, but I read on other boards that it's not great.


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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #640 on: January 22, 2017, 03:55:51 PM »
BF1 and Hyper Light Drifter on PC.

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« Reply #641 on: January 22, 2017, 06:42:09 PM »
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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #642 on: January 22, 2017, 08:13:07 PM »
I am still playing Battlefield 1 and Witcher 2.
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« Reply #643 on: January 23, 2017, 09:23:01 PM »
UC4: The last 3rd of the game almost made up for the first 2/3rds. Maybe a good way to round out the series, and roughly enjoyable to play, but wouldn't probably rate a re-play, in my opinion. Just didn't have the impact of the other games in the series.

Have you tried the multiplayer? I've gotten some decent play time out of it so far. They also came out with a new survival game mode recently.

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« Reply #644 on: January 23, 2017, 09:25:31 PM »
I've been playing Battlefield 1, Dishonored 2, and Rise of Tomb Raider.
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« Reply #645 on: January 23, 2017, 09:36:59 PM »
Proud dad stopping in to announce that my son is Top 500 in Overwatch for the second season in a row.

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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #646 on: January 26, 2017, 10:06:46 AM »
I have a PS4 and a PC, so implying I'm "locked in the console ecosystem" is false at best.

Not implying anything. I don't want to spend hundreds of dollars on a system that is locked to a limited number of titles.

If you have the resources and the interest to invest in both, more power to you!

Gaming is one area that I'm probably not 'Mustachian'.  I tend to favor PC gaming because game deals are very easy to find.  However, the obvious downside is that money spent on a gaming PC far exceeds any console. 

For instance, here is my current build :

   https://pcpartpicker.com/b/TCJ8TW

As you can see..not cheap.  However, it is a hobby of mine and I found it fun to do the build!




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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #647 on: January 26, 2017, 11:25:33 AM »
I have a PS4 and a PC, so implying I'm "locked in the console ecosystem" is false at best.

Not implying anything. I don't want to spend hundreds of dollars on a system that is locked to a limited number of titles.

If you have the resources and the interest to invest in both, more power to you!

Gaming is one area that I'm probably not 'Mustachian'.  I tend to favor PC gaming because game deals are very easy to find.  However, the obvious downside is that money spent on a gaming PC far exceeds any console. 

For instance, here is my current build :

   https://pcpartpicker.com/b/TCJ8TW

As you can see..not cheap.  However, it is a hobby of mine and I found it fun to do the build!

Ironically, I am looking into getting another XBOX 360 ever since I discovered that it's like the best streaming device ever! Better than a Chomecast,  a WDTV-live or a steam link, anyway.

The best part is that there are literally hundreds of 360s on my local BST board and I can get one with a bunch of games and accessories for peanuts.

I haven't played the console in 3-4 years but I now use it everyday for streaming.


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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #648 on: January 26, 2017, 01:08:49 PM »
Resident evil 7 - biohazard

I haven't been playing it since I don't have it but watching it being played at my buddies house last night, holy crap that game looks super creepy ! I played it for about 5 mins and the sense of immediate dread is literally terrifying. I can't imagine that game with a vr headset.

Crap your pants for sure ! lol


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Re: Mustachian video gamers - what are you PLAYING?
« Reply #649 on: January 26, 2017, 01:14:04 PM »
I have a PS4 and a PC, so implying I'm "locked in the console ecosystem" is false at best.

Not implying anything. I don't want to spend hundreds of dollars on a system that is locked to a limited number of titles.

If you have the resources and the interest to invest in both, more power to you!

Gaming is one area that I'm probably not 'Mustachian'.  I tend to favor PC gaming because game deals are very easy to find.  However, the obvious downside is that money spent on a gaming PC far exceeds any console. 

For instance, here is my current build :

   https://pcpartpicker.com/b/TCJ8TW

As you can see..not cheap.  However, it is a hobby of mine and I found it fun to do the build!

Ironically, I am looking into getting another XBOX 360 ever since I discovered that it's like the best streaming device ever! Better than a Chomecast,  a WDTV-live or a steam link, anyway.

The best part is that there are literally hundreds of 360s on my local BST board and I can get one with a bunch of games and accessories for peanuts.

I haven't played the console in 3-4 years but I now use it everyday for streaming.

Ya..ironically, I seem to be using my gaming PC more for streaming lately than anything else.  I have the PC connected to a 1080p projector.

One thing I have found that I really like is the 'X-Ray' feature of amazon streaming.  If you move the mouse it overlays trivia and other info about what you are streaming.   As far as I'm aware, viewing via PC is just about the only way to use the 'X-ray' features.

  https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=201423010

Very odd...it looks like the only console that supports it is the Wii U!

Anyway...back to gaming.   I usually play 'open world' games like Far Cry, Skyrim, Witcher 3, Assassins Creed, etc...