What game are you playing? Thread

by wind
  • Backlash 07-17-2019, 01:02 AM
    (07-12-2019, 03:03 AM)Kukuru Wrote: heard of it Backy, don't blame me
    Tried to start x3 plenty of times but lost interest
    kind of a shame


    Hyeah~, I don't blame ya... The X universe is a mile wide and a mile deep; and Litcube's and Mayhem augment that by a factor of ten. In the end, I've settled on accomodating two popular FPS games: Rainbow Six: Siege when I'm feeling competitive; and Battlefield 4 when I just wanna chill out, blow stuff up, and generally be a total badass.

    I was also considering Squad earlier, buut~... That game seems like a tremendous time commitment and the optimization is apparently abysmal in places. Hard pass, I'm afraid.
  • Loko 07-18-2019, 11:21 PM
    I finally got Skyrim on my PC after all these years. Time to mod the shid out of it!
  • Backlash 07-19-2019, 12:11 AM
    (07-18-2019, 11:21 PM)Loko Wrote: I finally got Skyrim on my PC after all these years. Time to mod the shid out of it!


    Haah, modded Skyrim is honestly the best. I think you'll love it, hun If you're looking for a personal recommendation, I'd deffo check out the "Become High King of Skyrim" mod if you haven't already.

    As for myself, I'm actually fixing to play The Sims 3. I figure the game's mature enough, and I've gotten a much deeper understanding of interpersonal relations since I last touched the franchise. I really can't wait to sink my teeth, throw all sorts of awful situations at my Sims and see how they deal with them. If they're anything like their creator, likely quite poorly. ^_^'
  • malmon 07-19-2019, 04:44 AM
    (07-18-2019, 11:21 PM)Loko Wrote: I finally got Skyrim on my PC after all these years. Time to mod the shid out of it!


    Did ya get the classic or special edition? :o
  • floattube 07-19-2019, 06:57 AM
    I bought Bloodstained on a whim last week and got hooked immediately on it
  • Loko 07-19-2019, 08:29 AM
    (07-19-2019, 04:44 AM)malmon Wrote:
    (07-18-2019, 11:21 PM)Loko Wrote: I finally got Skyrim on my PC after all these years. Time to mod the shid out of it!


    Did ya get the classic or special edition? :o


    Special!


    (07-19-2019, 12:11 AM)Backlash Wrote:
    (07-18-2019, 11:21 PM)Loko Wrote: I finally got Skyrim on my PC after all these years. Time to mod the shid out of it!


    Haah, modded Skyrim is honestly the best. I think you'll love it, hun If you're looking for a personal recommendation, I'd deffo check out the "Become High King of Skyrim" mod if you haven't already.

    As for myself, I'm actually fixing to play The Sims 3. I figure the game's mature enough, and I've gotten a much deeper understanding of interpersonal relations since I last touched the franchise. I really can't wait to sink my teeth, throw all sorts of awful situations at my Sims and see how they deal with them. If they're anything like their creator, likely quite poorly. ^_^'


    Interesting, I'll go ahead and download it :)

    Sims 3 seems to be the best out of the series imo. If only the graphics were still good qq
  • malmon 07-19-2019, 10:08 AM
    (07-19-2019, 08:29 AM)Loko Wrote:
    (07-19-2019, 04:44 AM)malmon Wrote:
    (07-18-2019, 11:21 PM)Loko Wrote: I finally got Skyrim on my PC after all these years. Time to mod the shid out of it!


    Did ya get the classic or special edition? :o


    Special!


    (07-19-2019, 12:11 AM)Backlash Wrote:
    (07-18-2019, 11:21 PM)Loko Wrote: I finally got Skyrim on my PC after all these years. Time to mod the shid out of it!


    Haah, modded Skyrim is honestly the best. I think you'll love it, hun If you're looking for a personal recommendation, I'd deffo check out the "Become High King of Skyrim" mod if you haven't already.

    As for myself, I'm actually fixing to play The Sims 3. I figure the game's mature enough, and I've gotten a much deeper understanding of interpersonal relations since I last touched the franchise. I really can't wait to sink my teeth, throw all sorts of awful situations at my Sims and see how they deal with them. If they're anything like their creator, likely quite poorly. ^_^'


    Interesting, I'll go ahead and download it :)

    Sims 3 seems to be the best out of the series imo. If only the graphics were still good qq


    Let me know if you have any modding questions~ I have... too much experience ^_^'
  • Kukuru 07-19-2019, 01:11 PM
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  • Backlash 07-21-2019, 12:10 PM
    I really must stop hopping from game-to-game so much. Over the past couple days I've installed The Sims 3, X3: Albion Prelude, Supreme Commander, and I was just thinking about buying Capitalism 2 when I stopped myself. I just wanna run an empire, dammit. >_<
  • floattube 07-25-2019, 09:12 PM
    Judgement completely passed all of my expectations and it might be my favorite in the Yakuza franchise :3
  • LucianDreamer 07-26-2019, 07:30 AM (Edited 07-26-2019, 07:37 AM)
    I have to finish the rest of whatever is left of some of my PS2 games before it will give itself out, same thing for the 360 except the Minecraft one because it keeps getting updates and won't run out of updates (especially the now terrifying night-only flying phantom and hidden insomnia penalty).

    Right now, the last several of them I yet to complete like in ages is the following for the PS2 and XBOX 360:

    [spoiler]
    ATV Offroad Fury 2: (Passed some tournaments, unlocked the four training vehicles, beaten most of the side challenges. Even had some fun being watched as I'm magnetically pulled back skyhigh along with the rider into the playable area in practice mode for going too far after climbing a plateau, that was many years ago.)
    Battlestations Midway: (Getting stuck on one particular mission trying to sink a Kuma-class destroyer at the very first instance, usually my carriers are already done for right after she goes down, probably because I intentionally increase the difficulty in an effort to get gold medal for a campaign-related achievement with all gold medals)
    Battlestations Pacific: (Only on the last mission for Japan side is where my tactics can't go that far in handling every single unit, I'm usually done for by the first wave's direct engagement, and on U.S. side only went through first few missions)
    Birds of Steel: (Completed the U.S. campaign and now trying to undertake the Japan side, only done the first major operation stage so far, completed all side challenges on all nations)
    Blur: (Can't get through that one rival who is very aggressive but gives me more Shunt power when defeated, attempting for gold on some tougher missions that I missed.)
    Burnout Paradise: (I have both versions, one for the 360 and the Remastered one, they're both the same thing, only difference is that of the graphics' improvement and frame rate and the XBOX ONE X already gave me all the necessary updates it needs for free. Already done the original version, and now trying to do the same on the Remastered, just never got the Elite license on neither.)
    Dragon's Dogma: (Only made it to the dragon's perch stage but chose the first alternate ending due to poor character health and going solo, will try another go. Died a few times mostly from devastating enemy attacks, and at least once from a vertical takedown sword move.)
    Dungeon Siege III: (Barely passed the introductory mission as Lucas, almost died from being careless trying to figure out the controls.)
    Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (Just need to get to the Imperial City and speak to Martin, but I ended up running around the province like crazy and build up Athletics instead)
    Elder Scrolls IV: Shivering Isles DLC (Never played it yet)
    Fairytale Fights: (I HAVE to beat one freaking chapter the whole way without skipping or quitting and there's no pause menu when in town. It even hates the way I altered brightness to a higher setting thinking that it changes the game world's time of day and not long after that it somehow already fried my other 360 console because of that. This time I hope not to set it too high. So far I haven't even beaten the first chapter or gotten past some difficult to reach obstacles. As for the 360 console, this will be my fifth and final one.)
    Forza Horizon 2: (Game is already completed and is tied to my account, only thing that needs done is all diversions completed for mastery)
    GTA IV: (Beaten the game once on Revenge Ending but a close fail to get a <30 hours run achievement, going for the Deal ending on second go and perhaps trying to get all stranger characters and pigeons)
    GTA IV TLAD: (Never played it yet)
    GTA IV TBoGT: (Never played it yet)
    GTA Liberty City Stories: (Farthest reached so far was Staunton Island, just past the mayor election thwarting mission.)
    GTA III: (I remembered this game from many years ago, I played it on PC but barely remembered how far I went, but this time I have it on the PS2, just trying to be strategic in free-roaming before undertaking the Yakuza mission chain. Already died numerous times from erratic miscalculation of physics and a few times from gunshots at point blank range.)
    GTA Vice City: (Beaten it already once but died a couple of times from touching water and gunshots, never reached 100%)
    GTA Vice City Stories (Beaten it already once but died a couple of times from being shot and physics miscalculation on motorbike, once from running out of stamina where he drowns all the way to the seabed on the spot before coming back up, very close to 100% after so many side missions, more than its original counterpart. I just hated the constant 24/7 escalation part on the whole territorial war feature, even have to run back one turf of my own after the other shortly after loading.)
    Import Tuner Challenge: (I just need to beat the last few major racers before meeting up with Speed King. My starter car as a Nissan did its best with over 100 wins on the last playthrough, and some of my free-roaming runs ended with well over 20 victories in one sitting with careful management of oil and water pressure. Rarely but unintentionally I fishtailed but can still pull off key wins. I now have my own strategy paper on how to meet all the wanderers.)
    Madden NFL '08: (Only played a few exhibition matches, never started a season, and passed a few challenges years back, never played it again afterwards since.)
    Need for Speed: ProStreet (Farthest reached is exactly the same as from first attempt, React Team Sessions arc (Currently trying to perfect my drifts, physics with drifting in that game is a bit wonky, that's when nitro comes in but have to use it wisely because it can't be refilled.)
    Need for Speed Underground: (Unfortunately even after beating the game like twice already, I never get the chance to get 100% completion on all the magazine covers and it tends to force me to start all over again on a different save file, which I wouldn't.)
    NFL Blitz 2003: (Only played exhibition matches back then, never started a season, but watched the first few available short movies just to pass the time.)
    Ridge Racer Unbounded: (Game used to freeze on me in earlier playthroughs years back at random but this time it shouldn't, already beaten game once and unlocked all editor content, just have to gold all stars in events that given me a harder time)
    Saints Row Original: (Only beaten the first few missions, when it rains, it will thunder like crazy, whereas in 2 it gives you plenty of warning before it actually rains such as the sky changing.)
    Saints Row 2: (Unlocked the ability to not die from falling and just reached the Ultor Arc)
    Saints Row 3: (Beaten the game already once but didn't get to see the STAG ending, game allows me to replay final mission so I can take the other route, didn't get to see other Act ending scenes but will give another go.)
    Saints Row 4: (Only just passed the introductory missions and just trying to get used to new features and gameplay modes. The height barrier is an annoying obstacle when in flight and can't regenerate health when at two bars of Zin Notoriety.)
    Saints Row Gat Out of Hell DLC: (Only just passed the introductory missions, ditto.)
    Soul Calibur II (Beaten Weapon Master twice already as required, have yet to unlock all extra stages and needed to save lots of Gold for all remainder weapons, then that's about it)
    Soul Calibur III (World Championship around start of second half but got beaten badly around first or second match with random AI setting as Very Hard or higher, Chronicles of the Sword Mode barely through the snow level with Halteese getting flanked by Dalkia's forces long before I even get to them even with cavalry, uggh, Story Mode tried to beat Olcadan naturally but to no avail, not even close to whittling down a third of his HP, but have unlocked him in other normal ways instead, and Training only unlocked a few character's purple skin weapons that just serves as completion of their selection and can be used in tournaments)
    Star Wars Battlefront II (Already beaten all four Galactic Campaigns and survived all of them on the highest difficulty in one life, some battles put me in one vs. x enemies remaining situations)
    Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Sadly the disc when it arrived some time ago was a bit scratched and afraid that it might crack itself, I barely even got past the introductory mission and have no idea how to figure the new controls, almost certainly not to give it a go)
    WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2005: (Possibly beaten the campaign once as Triple H, have yet to fulfill any conditions to unlock certain exhibition matches to play because I was a lame dummy back then on figuring that out. I even fulfilled a few short custom championships I made myself just to pass the time.)
    X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse (Farthest reached is around the platform levels on Act 4 and completed some challenges along the way, died a few times but even more so on custom team-based challenges where I pit any unlocked character from the story against the other side with a limited duration and only have one life for your whole side.)
    [/spoiler]

    Apart from my to-do list on all these wonderful games, Soul Calibur III is where I still have plenty of time to enjoy it and get everything finished.
  • Backlash 07-26-2019, 08:51 PM (Edited 07-26-2019, 08:55 PM)
    I'm rather fond of this custom background I found for a certain VN. It's like she's telling me, "Come on. You know you wanna."

    [Image: RM8WkiX.png]


    (07-26-2019, 07:30 AM)LucianDreamer Wrote: I have to finish the rest of whatever is left of some of my PS2 games before it will give itself out, same thing for the 360 except the Minecraft one because it keeps getting updates and won't run out of updates (especially the now terrifying night-only flying phantom and hidden insomnia penalty).

    Right now, the last several of them I yet to complete like in ages is the following for the PS2 and XBOX 360:

    [spoiler]
    ATV Offroad Fury 2: (Passed some tournaments, unlocked the four training vehicles, beaten most of the side challenges. Even had some fun being watched as I'm magnetically pulled back skyhigh along with the rider into the playable area in practice mode for going too far after climbing a plateau, that was many years ago.)
    Battlestations Midway: (Getting stuck on one particular mission trying to sink a Kuma-class destroyer at the very first instance, usually my carriers are already done for right after she goes down, probably because I intentionally increase the difficulty in an effort to get gold medal for a campaign-related achievement with all gold medals)
    Battlestations Pacific: (Only on the last mission for Japan side is where my tactics can't go that far in handling every single unit, I'm usually done for by the first wave's direct engagement, and on U.S. side only went through first few missions)
    Birds of Steel: (Completed the U.S. campaign and now trying to undertake the Japan side, only done the first major operation stage so far, completed all side challenges on all nations)
    Blur: (Can't get through that one rival who is very aggressive but gives me more Shunt power when defeated, attempting for gold on some tougher missions that I missed.)
    Burnout Paradise: (I have both versions, one for the 360 and the Remastered one, they're both the same thing, only difference is that of the graphics' improvement and frame rate and the XBOX ONE X already gave me all the necessary updates it needs for free. Already done the original version, and now trying to do the same on the Remastered, just never got the Elite license on neither.)
    Dragon's Dogma: (Only made it to the dragon's perch stage but chose the first alternate ending due to poor character health and going solo, will try another go. Died a few times mostly from devastating enemy attacks, and at least once from a vertical takedown sword move.)
    Dungeon Siege III: (Barely passed the introductory mission as Lucas, almost died from being careless trying to figure out the controls.)
    Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (Just need to get to the Imperial City and speak to Martin, but I ended up running around the province like crazy and build up Athletics instead)
    Elder Scrolls IV: Shivering Isles DLC (Never played it yet)
    Fairytale Fights: (I HAVE to beat one freaking chapter the whole way without skipping or quitting and there's no pause menu when in town. It even hates the way I altered brightness to a higher setting thinking that it changes the game world's time of day and not long after that it somehow already fried my other 360 console because of that. This time I hope not to set it too high. So far I haven't even beaten the first chapter or gotten past some difficult to reach obstacles. As for the 360 console, this will be my fifth and final one.)
    Forza Horizon 2: (Game is already completed and is tied to my account, only thing that needs done is all diversions completed for mastery)
    GTA IV: (Beaten the game once on Revenge Ending but a close fail to get a <30 hours run achievement, going for the Deal ending on second go and perhaps trying to get all stranger characters and pigeons)
    GTA IV TLAD: (Never played it yet)
    GTA IV TBoGT: (Never played it yet)
    GTA Liberty City Stories: (Farthest reached so far was Staunton Island, just past the mayor election thwarting mission.)
    GTA III: (I remembered this game from many years ago, I played it on PC but barely remembered how far I went, but this time I have it on the PS2, just trying to be strategic in free-roaming before undertaking the Yakuza mission chain. Already died numerous times from erratic miscalculation of physics and a few times from gunshots at point blank range.)
    GTA Vice City: (Beaten it already once but died a couple of times from touching water and gunshots, never reached 100%)
    GTA Vice City Stories (Beaten it already once but died a couple of times from being shot and physics miscalculation on motorbike, once from running out of stamina where he drowns all the way to the seabed on the spot before coming back up, very close to 100% after so many side missions, more than its original counterpart. I just hated the constant 24/7 escalation part on the whole territorial war feature, even have to run back one turf of my own after the other shortly after loading.)
    Import Tuner Challenge: (I just need to beat the last few major racers before meeting up with Speed King. My starter car as a Nissan did its best with over 100 wins on the last playthrough, and some of my free-roaming runs ended with well over 20 victories in one sitting with careful management of oil and water pressure. Rarely but unintentionally I fishtailed but can still pull off key wins. I now have my own strategy paper on how to meet all the wanderers.)
    Madden NFL '08: (Only played a few exhibition matches, never started a season, and passed a few challenges years back, never played it again afterwards since.)
    Need for Speed: ProStreet (Farthest reached is exactly the same as from first attempt, React Team Sessions arc (Currently trying to perfect my drifts, physics with drifting in that game is a bit wonky, that's when nitro comes in but have to use it wisely because it can't be refilled.)
    Need for Speed Underground: (Unfortunately even after beating the game like twice already, I never get the chance to get 100% completion on all the magazine covers and it tends to force me to start all over again on a different save file, which I wouldn't.)
    NFL Blitz 2003: (Only played exhibition matches back then, never started a season, but watched the first few available short movies just to pass the time.)
    Ridge Racer Unbounded: (Game used to freeze on me in earlier playthroughs years back at random but this time it shouldn't, already beaten game once and unlocked all editor content, just have to gold all stars in events that given me a harder time)
    Saints Row Original: (Only beaten the first few missions, when it rains, it will thunder like crazy, whereas in 2 it gives you plenty of warning before it actually rains such as the sky changing.)
    Saints Row 2: (Unlocked the ability to not die from falling and just reached the Ultor Arc)
    Saints Row 3: (Beaten the game already once but didn't get to see the STAG ending, game allows me to replay final mission so I can take the other route, didn't get to see other Act ending scenes but will give another go.)
    Saints Row 4: (Only just passed the introductory missions and just trying to get used to new features and gameplay modes. The height barrier is an annoying obstacle when in flight and can't regenerate health when at two bars of Zin Notoriety.)
    Saints Row Gat Out of Hell DLC: (Only just passed the introductory missions, ditto.)
    Soul Calibur II (Beaten Weapon Master twice already as required, have yet to unlock all extra stages and needed to save lots of Gold for all remainder weapons, then that's about it)
    Soul Calibur III (World Championship around start of second half but got beaten badly around first or second match with random AI setting as Very Hard or higher, Chronicles of the Sword Mode barely through the snow level with Halteese getting flanked by Dalkia's forces long before I even get to them even with cavalry, uggh, Story Mode tried to beat Olcadan naturally but to no avail, not even close to whittling down a third of his HP, but have unlocked him in other normal ways instead, and Training only unlocked a few character's purple skin weapons that just serves as completion of their selection and can be used in tournaments)
    Star Wars Battlefront II (Already beaten all four Galactic Campaigns and survived all of them on the highest difficulty in one life, some battles put me in one vs. x enemies remaining situations)
    Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Sadly the disc when it arrived some time ago was a bit scratched and afraid that it might crack itself, I barely even got past the introductory mission and have no idea how to figure the new controls, almost certainly not to give it a go)
    WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2005: (Possibly beaten the campaign once as Triple H, have yet to fulfill any conditions to unlock certain exhibition matches to play because I was a lame dummy back then on figuring that out. I even fulfilled a few short custom championships I made myself just to pass the time.)
    X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse (Farthest reached is around the platform levels on Act 4 and completed some challenges along the way, died a few times but even more so on custom team-based challenges where I pit any unlocked character from the story against the other side with a limited duration and only have one life for your whole side.)
    [/spoiler]

    Apart from my to-do list on all these wonderful games, Soul Calibur III is where I still have plenty of time to enjoy it and get everything finished.


    I've always found SR:IV to be the weakest of the Saints Row trilogy ( Yes, it started with 2. Don't @ me. ). Keeping Steelport with no major additions is a cop-out, always-nighttime is annoying, and crucially, the addition of superpowers completely throws off the balance of the game. Like, why even bother with vehicles when you can make like The Flash on your own two feet?

    NFS ProStreet... I see little bro playing that every couple days. Looks good, but the Forza Horizon series took the setting and ran with it. Burnout: Paradise is pretty good, though! And I hear it works great on Linux, too! ^^

    As for BSM... that game can be punishingly difficult, especially without any of the convenience features offered in the sequel. If there's anyone among us who can prevail however, it's you. Ganbatte, Teitoku. <3
  • Tang 08-21-2019, 09:12 PM
    (07-26-2019, 08:51 PM)Backlash Wrote: I'm rather fond of this custom background I found for a certain VN. It's like she's telling me, "Come on. You know you wanna."

    [Image: RM8WkiX.png]


    (07-26-2019, 07:30 AM)LucianDreamer Wrote: I have to finish the rest of whatever is left of some of my PS2 games before it will give itself out, same thing for the 360 except the Minecraft one because it keeps getting updates and won't run out of updates (especially the now terrifying night-only flying phantom and hidden insomnia penalty).

    Right now, the last several of them I yet to complete like in ages is the following for the PS2 and XBOX 360:

    [spoiler]
    ATV Offroad Fury 2: (Passed some tournaments, unlocked the four training vehicles, beaten most of the side challenges. Even had some fun being watched as I'm magnetically pulled back skyhigh along with the rider into the playable area in practice mode for going too far after climbing a plateau, that was many years ago.)
    Battlestations Midway: (Getting stuck on one particular mission trying to sink a Kuma-class destroyer at the very first instance, usually my carriers are already done for right after she goes down, probably because I intentionally increase the difficulty in an effort to get gold medal for a campaign-related achievement with all gold medals)
    Battlestations Pacific: (Only on the last mission for Japan side is where my tactics can't go that far in handling every single unit, I'm usually done for by the first wave's direct engagement, and on U.S. side only went through first few missions)
    Birds of Steel: (Completed the U.S. campaign and now trying to undertake the Japan side, only done the first major operation stage so far, completed all side challenges on all nations)
    Blur: (Can't get through that one rival who is very aggressive but gives me more Shunt power when defeated, attempting for gold on some tougher missions that I missed.)
    Burnout Paradise: (I have both versions, one for the 360 and the Remastered one, they're both the same thing, only difference is that of the graphics' improvement and frame rate and the XBOX ONE X already gave me all the necessary updates it needs for free. Already done the original version, and now trying to do the same on the Remastered, just never got the Elite license on neither.)
    Dragon's Dogma: (Only made it to the dragon's perch stage but chose the first alternate ending due to poor character health and going solo, will try another go. Died a few times mostly from devastating enemy attacks, and at least once from a vertical takedown sword move.)
    Dungeon Siege III: (Barely passed the introductory mission as Lucas, almost died from being careless trying to figure out the controls.)
    Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion (Just need to get to the Imperial City and speak to Martin, but I ended up running around the province like crazy and build up Athletics instead)
    Elder Scrolls IV: Shivering Isles DLC (Never played it yet)
    Fairytale Fights: (I HAVE to beat one freaking chapter the whole way without skipping or quitting and there's no pause menu when in town. It even hates the way I altered brightness to a higher setting thinking that it changes the game world's time of day and not long after that it somehow already fried my other 360 console because of that. This time I hope not to set it too high. So far I haven't even beaten the first chapter or gotten past some difficult to reach obstacles. As for the 360 console, this will be my fifth and final one.)
    Forza Horizon 2: (Game is already completed and is tied to my account, only thing that needs done is all diversions completed for mastery)
    GTA IV: (Beaten the game once on Revenge Ending but a close fail to get a <30 hours run achievement, going for the Deal ending on second go and perhaps trying to get all stranger characters and pigeons)
    GTA IV TLAD: (Never played it yet)
    GTA IV TBoGT: (Never played it yet)
    GTA Liberty City Stories: (Farthest reached so far was Staunton Island, just past the mayor election thwarting mission.)
    GTA III: (I remembered this game from many years ago, I played it on PC but barely remembered how far I went, but this time I have it on the PS2, just trying to be strategic in free-roaming before undertaking the Yakuza mission chain. Already died numerous times from erratic miscalculation of physics and a few times from gunshots at point blank range.)
    GTA Vice City: (Beaten it already once but died a couple of times from touching water and gunshots, never reached 100%)
    GTA Vice City Stories (Beaten it already once but died a couple of times from being shot and physics miscalculation on motorbike, once from running out of stamina where he drowns all the way to the seabed on the spot before coming back up, very close to 100% after so many side missions, more than its original counterpart. I just hated the constant 24/7 escalation part on the whole territorial war feature, even have to run back one turf of my own after the other shortly after loading.)
    Import Tuner Challenge: (I just need to beat the last few major racers before meeting up with Speed King. My starter car as a Nissan did its best with over 100 wins on the last playthrough, and some of my free-roaming runs ended with well over 20 victories in one sitting with careful management of oil and water pressure. Rarely but unintentionally I fishtailed but can still pull off key wins. I now have my own strategy paper on how to meet all the wanderers.)
    Madden NFL '08: (Only played a few exhibition matches, never started a season, and passed a few challenges years back, never played it again afterwards since.)
    Need for Speed: ProStreet (Farthest reached is exactly the same as from first attempt, React Team Sessions arc (Currently trying to perfect my drifts, physics with drifting in that game is a bit wonky, that's when nitro comes in but have to use it wisely because it can't be refilled.)
    Need for Speed Underground: (Unfortunately even after beating the game like twice already, I never get the chance to get 100% completion on all the magazine covers and it tends to force me to start all over again on a different save file, which I wouldn't.)
    NFL Blitz 2003: (Only played exhibition matches back then, never started a season, but watched the first few available short movies just to pass the time.)
    Ridge Racer Unbounded: (Game used to freeze on me in earlier playthroughs years back at random but this time it shouldn't, already beaten game once and unlocked all editor content, just have to gold all stars in events that given me a harder time)
    Saints Row Original: (Only beaten the first few missions, when it rains, it will thunder like crazy, whereas in 2 it gives you plenty of warning before it actually rains such as the sky changing.)
    Saints Row 2: (Unlocked the ability to not die from falling and just reached the Ultor Arc)
    Saints Row 3: (Beaten the game already once but didn't get to see the STAG ending, game allows me to replay final mission so I can take the other route, didn't get to see other Act ending scenes but will give another go.)
    Saints Row 4: (Only just passed the introductory missions and just trying to get used to new features and gameplay modes. The height barrier is an annoying obstacle when in flight and can't regenerate health when at two bars of Zin Notoriety.)
    Saints Row Gat Out of Hell DLC: (Only just passed the introductory missions, ditto.)
    Soul Calibur II (Beaten Weapon Master twice already as required, have yet to unlock all extra stages and needed to save lots of Gold for all remainder weapons, then that's about it)
    Soul Calibur III (World Championship around start of second half but got beaten badly around first or second match with random AI setting as Very Hard or higher, Chronicles of the Sword Mode barely through the snow level with Halteese getting flanked by Dalkia's forces long before I even get to them even with cavalry, uggh, Story Mode tried to beat Olcadan naturally but to no avail, not even close to whittling down a third of his HP, but have unlocked him in other normal ways instead, and Training only unlocked a few character's purple skin weapons that just serves as completion of their selection and can be used in tournaments)
    Star Wars Battlefront II (Already beaten all four Galactic Campaigns and survived all of them on the highest difficulty in one life, some battles put me in one vs. x enemies remaining situations)
    Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Sadly the disc when it arrived some time ago was a bit scratched and afraid that it might crack itself, I barely even got past the introductory mission and have no idea how to figure the new controls, almost certainly not to give it a go)
    WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2005: (Possibly beaten the campaign once as Triple H, have yet to fulfill any conditions to unlock certain exhibition matches to play because I was a lame dummy back then on figuring that out. I even fulfilled a few short custom championships I made myself just to pass the time.)
    X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse (Farthest reached is around the platform levels on Act 4 and completed some challenges along the way, died a few times but even more so on custom team-based challenges where I pit any unlocked character from the story against the other side with a limited duration and only have one life for your whole side.)
    [/spoiler]

    Apart from my to-do list on all these wonderful games, Soul Calibur III is where I still have plenty of time to enjoy it and get everything finished.


    I've always found SR:IV to be the weakest of the Saints Row trilogy ( Yes, it started with 2. Don't @ me. ). Keeping Steelport with no major additions is a cop-out, always-nighttime is annoying, and crucially, the addition of superpowers completely throws off the balance of the game. Like, why even bother with vehicles when you can make like The Flash on your own two feet?

    NFS ProStreet... I see little bro playing that every couple days. Looks good, but the Forza Horizon series took the setting and ran with it. Burnout: Paradise is pretty good, though! And I hear it works great on Linux, too! ^^

    As for BSM... that game can be punishingly difficult, especially without any of the convenience features offered in the sequel. If there's anyone among us who can prevail however, it's you. Ganbatte, Teitoku. <3

    they are developing anew SR
  • Loko 08-22-2019, 01:30 PM
    Started playing Minecraft again lmao, tried out the path tracing shaders from SEUS. Looks good as hell!
  • seel 09-02-2019, 05:13 PM
    World of Warcraft Classic of all things. I dislike the look, I dislike WoW in general. However, I had enough friends wanting me to play and an opportunity to play for free that I decided to go for it. So far I'm actually enjoying it. I'll never enjoy the graphics, they remind me of something a N64 game would have. But, the grind - that old school kill a fuck ton of mobs and level grind feels good. I'm enjoying it.

    Additionally I'm now raiding in FFXIV, we have our first raid week coming up and I'm excited to see how that goes. I've cleared Titania EX and E1S. Need to hop into Innocence and clear it, made it to like 25% in my first few pulls.

    Path of Exile has its new league coming out this week as well and I'm excited to play it. Wasn't at first because I thought Tower Defense in an ARPG seemed a bit much, but the more I saw of it the more I thought it actually looked cool. Can't wait to give it a shot.
  • Loko 09-02-2019, 07:01 PM
    Back in the Sims 4 mood again
  • LucianDreamer 09-05-2019, 04:34 PM
    I'm getting back into playing my all-time favorite game again, even though I already did 3 speedruns total, one on my PS2 being the first ever completed being so patient to do that ever since it first came out. This time, I will be doing 4 different types of casual speedrunning one at a time to see how quickly I can achieve 100%.


    1st type is pretty simple: Un-modded, H.U.D. on, radar on, subtitles on, and damage parameters being default for the authentic gaming experience.
    2nd type is going hardcore: Everyone inflicts and receives the same amount of damage as the player on all weapon types, but everything else such as vehicle collisions, drowning, falls, fires, explosions, etc remains unaffected. H.U.D., radar and subtitles is on.
    3rd type is the realistic approach: H.U.D., radar and subtitles is turned off, there is no clear indicator of when exactly the player becomes "wasted" except for falls from greater heights and explosions whilst inside a vehicle. The only clear indicator of when exactly a mission-critical NPC dies is only through visual and audio observation. Player will only inflict one-third of damage as it would un-modded NPCs and all NPCs in this mode retain their increased damage output and damage reduction from Hardcore mode. Vehicle collisions, drowning, falls, lit on fire and explosions from vehicles remains unaffected.
    4th type will be run with CLEO , making the game much more interesting to play but also much realistically harder than Realistic mode.

    Common rules of my speedrun types: Don't get wasted or busted until having dated Katie and Barbara respectively beforehand to retain weapons. Save the game after crossing a major section of the game such as moving through islands, not having to wait for a mission to start at certain in-game times (e.g. Life's a Beach), or right before doing something very dangerous (e.g. Pilot School or Bloodring). Since saving your game counts as a checkpoint, it fully replenishes health, resets your killing spree count, and resets the internal hunger timer to the closest in-game hour since your last save. Always go for the fastest possible route to target waypoints (e.g. in a taxi mission), don't fall off or deviate too much whilst traversing across the map. Ignore the 48 in-game hour "You are starting to feel hungry" warning as best as you can (losing 2.5% body fat and then 2.5% body muscle after a little while before losing 2 HP per in-game hour) and try to manage CJ's condition as early as possible to be prepared in starting later missions (e.g. Amphibious Assault). In the case of money issues, save up on CJ's wallet until unlocking Las Venturas' mission strand when Woozie tells you to come over to his new place by phone call, that's when all properties can now be bought, as well as the whole map fully explored. Using legitimate glitches or warps is only a last resort when feeling desperate for time.

    Then I will compare each of them one at a time after completion and see if I set better times after my first one or not. Since I'll be doing the first type shortly, I'll use my original completed record time from the PS2 I believe should be 30 hours to beat it, then repeat it three more times.
  • Angel 09-05-2019, 10:06 PM
    Been replaying Dragon Age 2 :D
  • mit 09-06-2019, 03:21 AM
    Adventure Capitalist...
  • Marine 09-08-2019, 06:34 AM (Edited 09-08-2019, 06:34 AM)
    (09-05-2019, 04:34 PM)LucianDreamer Wrote: I'm getting back into playing my all-time favorite game again, even though I already did 3 speedruns total, one on my PS2 being the first ever completed being so patient to do that ever since it first came out. This time, I will be doing 4 different types of casual speedrunning one at a time to see how quickly I can achieve 100%.





    Which game tho?
  • LucianDreamer 09-08-2019, 09:08 AM
    (09-08-2019, 06:34 AM)Marine Wrote:
    (09-05-2019, 04:34 PM)LucianDreamer Wrote: I'm getting back into playing my all-time favorite game again, even though I already did 3 speedruns total, one on my PS2 being the first ever completed being so patient to do that ever since it first came out. This time, I will be doing 4 different types of casual speedrunning one at a time to see how quickly I can achieve 100%.





    Which game tho?

    Oh, sorry, I didn't get the flashing alert, we're on the new system. I'm playing one of those legendary games San Andreas again.


    It seems you're back but I don't even know a thing or two about you as I'm only logged from year '17, are you a soldier from the field?
  • Alkalime 09-08-2019, 11:28 AM
    I bought the collectors edition of Ni no Kuni 2 at comicon because it was super cheap and I'm just now getting round to properly giving it a go. It's good!
  • All in One 09-08-2019, 06:21 PM
    I've been playing a couple of Doom wads recently. Fun, but there always comes a point where it becomes kind of aggravating to keep playing. I think wads could really use checkpoints during levels so I can avoid having to start the level without also feeling like a save scummer.
  • Backlash 09-20-2019, 12:13 PM
    (09-08-2019, 06:21 PM)All in One Wrote: I've been playing a couple of Doom wads recently. Fun, but there always comes a point where it becomes kind of aggravating to keep playing. I think wads could really use checkpoints during levels so I can avoid having to start the level without also feeling like a save scummer.



    Fancy that, I actually swashbuckled the new DOOM (2016) a few days back. I've gotta say, it's ten times better than I'd have expected, but what really steals the show is the FOSS Vulkan API they use. 200+ FPS on a mid-range GPU? That's what I'm talkin' about.
  • malmon 09-20-2019, 02:28 PM
    (09-20-2019, 12:13 PM)Backlash Wrote:
    (09-08-2019, 06:21 PM)All in One Wrote: I've been playing a couple of Doom wads recently. Fun, but there always comes a point where it becomes kind of aggravating to keep playing. I think wads could really use checkpoints during levels so I can avoid having to start the level without also feeling like a save scummer.



    Fancy that, I actually swashbuckled the new DOOM (2016) a few days back. I've gotta say, it's ten times better than I'd have expected, but what really steals the show is the FOSS Vulkan API they use. 200+ FPS on a mid-range GPU? That's what I'm talkin' about.


    More games should really use Vulkan. It'd make cross-platform development so much simpler >.<

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