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11369 No. 11369 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
With the power of modern computing is there any good reason for turn-based gameplay except to emulate retro-games?
>> No. 11373 [Edit]
It adds some strategy to it and makes it easier to control several different characters. It's difficult to make rts or real time battles in BG without someone dying or at least without reloading many times.

FF implanted the real time battle system which I found great because it punishes for taking a long time to attack (unless that's your strategy).

Also, it's nice to have time to plan your attacks.
>> No. 11374 [Edit]
With the power of football, is there any good reason to play chess?

Real-time action and turn-based strategy are entirely different beasts, and both of them have value. Or they can also be mixed, with free pausing and/or slowdown in a real-time engine like in X-COM: Apocalypse or BioWare-style CRPGs.
>> No. 11376 [Edit]
>>11369

>With the power of modern computing is there any good reason for turn-based gameplay

Yes. They are more fun. That should be reason enough.
>> No. 11377 [Edit]
All games are turn based if you are fast enough.

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4887 No. 4887 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [Last 50 posts]
Well, there's a 3x3 thread on /an/ and I thought it would be interesting to see what video games you guys like.

These are some vidya I've enjoyed.

Yakuza series, Fallout series, VTM:B, Deadly Premonition, Valkyria Chronicles, GOD HAND, No More Heroes, Red Orchestra & its mods, Max Payne
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I like simulation games where reflexes aren't important.
For example;
http://games.on.net/2015/02/towncraft-the-aussie-made-crafting-and-city-building-game-is-coming-to-pc/
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>>11251
I'm the OP if anyone cares. You probably don't.
>> No. 11366 [Edit]
>>11362
You didn't keep any of your games? Or is that just for 2014?
>> No. 11367 [Edit]
>>11366
Just what releases I liked in 2014.

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10562 No. 10562 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
What's your favourite game music ever?
I liked the ost from Halo.

http://www.ausgamers.com/news/read/3431523/halo-theme-composer-terminated-without-cause-from-bungie
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>> No. 11138 [Edit]
 
The Witcher
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>>11121
Chun Li
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4J3p7wH1uvg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPV2y24WUdc
>> No. 11345 [Edit]
LoL
http://games.on.net/2015/01/league-of-legends-music-download/
>> No. 11346 [Edit]
The StarCraft OST is incredible, though I would recommend you actually hear it ingame because part of it is the experience. It is very atmospheric yet not dramatic ambience which is unique.

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4311 No. 4311 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
Come on now, there's gotta be something you're sick of seeing get over used in videogame after videogame.
Something you wish they would just stop with already.

Personally, for one, it's most modern games limiting how many weapons you can cary at any one time to just two or three.
useualy being, one small weapon, such as a hand gun, and one or two bigger guns.
This I suspect to be not for realism, but to cover for their own laziness and unwillingness to make more available weapons for the game.
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Cutscenes longer than the playing portion of the game
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nwrn8DL7t9U
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Gaming "Journalism"
http://polishtamales.tumblr.com/post/103267013189
Quote:
" It seems ever since the next gen consoles were released, the gaming industry hasn’t progressed along with the console themselves. We’ve seen review embargoes, buggy games on launch, 15GB day one patches, unresponsive servers and questionable contents of water in a game review. "
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>>10400
>CLub 17
Meh

DLC still gets my goat.
>> No. 11343 [Edit]
Ah censorship....
http://games.on.net/2015/01/saints-row-4-re-elected-recall-uncensored-australia/

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8322 No. 8322 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Some of us decided to play world of tanks together. Mostly becuase of the girls und panzar mods for the game.

Mods can be found here.
http://forum.worldoftanks.com/index.php?/topic/183240-girls-und-panzer-world-of-tanks-the-anime-mod-collection/

Be sure to leave your username in the thread and
hurry on over to join the moe military!

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>> No. 8617 [Edit]
>>8613

How about War Thunder?
>> No. 8646 [Edit]
>>8617
OK, will try this.
>> No. 10527 [Edit]
Tanks a lot
http://www.ausgamers.com/news/read/3423986/obsidian-entertainment-reveals-armored-warfare-a-free-to-play-tactical-tank-mmo
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>>8324
>Private Guile

Air support, please.

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11190 No. 11190 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
If you have not played this game, it is pretty awesome. You can play solo or multiplayer with up to 4 people online or local. It'd be nice to have a Tohno party.
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>> No. 11196 [Edit]
What do you do in this? Will I enjoy it?
>> No. 11199 [Edit]
 
>>11196
It's just your basic dungeon crawler, but I found it fun. The music is catchy, and although it's simple, it's addictive.

Here is the launch trailer.
>> No. 11269 [Edit]
Legend of Dungeon (LoD) is much nicer for a similar game.
Rainbow unicorns!
>> No. 11311 [Edit]
>>11269
Unicorns that fart rainbows!

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10891 No. 10891 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
So what are your thoughts on this recent gamergate thing?
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>> No. 11307 [Edit]
Bump! Because it could be refugee time!
>> No. 11308 [Edit]
What is gamergate, what is that word and what does it mean? Is it an umbrella term for everything bad/controversial about gaming? I tried to read the wiki article, but it contains so much interpersonal drama and flippancy that it makes my head hurt.
>> No. 11309 [Edit]
>>11308
it's dumb crap
>> No. 11310 [Edit]
>>11308
It's a huge mess of drama that's hard to summarize. It ranges from biased media, paid for reviews, media treating videogames like kids toys, media treating 'gamers' like raciest sexist manchilden nazi bullies, and feminazis forcing their bullshit views and opinions onto gaming.

...actually describing it as an umbrella term for everything controversial about gaming seems fitting.

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11291 No. 11291 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Does Tohno-chan have ok legs?
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>> No. 11299 [Edit]
>>11297
Good to know, you run coop together there too or only post about it?
>> No. 11300 [Edit]
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>>11299
Sometime coop, it's hard to get anyone to host servers, we get around say 16 people at a time at most from what I been in, however, I've seen them go up to max 32
>> No. 11301 [Edit]
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>>11299
also here
http://steamcommunity.com/groups/8chancyber

It's the group I'm currently following for E.Y.E related things, as well as other cyberpunk related games
>> No. 11302 [Edit]
You can go ahead and leave now.

No. 10846 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
 
Whats the worst game youve ever played?
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>> No. 10902 [Edit]
>>10901
I am sure there are many games much worse. However, the topic is
>worst game youve ever played?

I try to avoid bad games.
>> No. 11280 [Edit]
Pay to win games are the worst
>> No. 11283 [Edit]
>>10902
Before the internet you would have inevitably encountered a bad game. Guess you're a bit young and had the internet as a kid or something.
>> No. 11284 [Edit]
>>11283
I am young compared to the general population, but probably about average for here. I am 26.

As a child, my game information came from other children and magazines rather than the Internet. To be fair, I'm pretty sure my family had Internet access since before I was born. However, I didn't know how to use it, and whenever I was allowed to use the computer I would just play Doom 1 or 2, some Star Wars rail shooter, or Battle Chess.

I would always rent a game before asking for it for my birthday or Christmas. There probably are some terrible games I don't remember that I rented. I think also, when I was a kid I was more easily impressed and my memory of childhood is kind of a haze. One time I rented a PlayStation game, and there was a piece of gum stuck to the bottom of it and I couldn't get it off. That was probably the worst game I ever rented.

Trying to think back now, I think I played Superman 64 at a friend's house once when he rented it. That game is obviously definitely worse than the games I mentioned earlier.

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5436 No. 5436 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
Anyone here for a spot of fighting games?
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>> No. 11238 [Edit]
 
>>11236
I really like Chun Li's. I'm still disappointed Adon is a chameleon.
Also, you can't forget the SFV trailer!
>> No. 11246 [Edit]
 
>>11184
>omega mode when
Omega mode now!
>> No. 11276 [Edit]
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>>11238
SFV!
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>>5628
>>7480
Biffo's Tasty
https://youtu.be/3O5ptz1V5bA
Review of 2014

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6522 No. 6522 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Damn Kiwis... they think they can make a action rpg...
http://www.ausgamers.com/news/read/3197812/new-zealand-path-of-exile-developers-raise-200-000-over-easter

http://www.pathofexile.com/
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>> No. 10546 [Edit]
Is it just me, or is invasion much easier than the previous hardmode challenge?

I think it's because of the extra areas that give off massive amounts of xp such that I'm 2-4 levels above the area I'm supposed to be in.

That or I'm playing a summoner witch instead of a melee with no shield.
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>>10546
Having meat shields to hide behind is usually the better survival strategy than full-offense meelee alone.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXH4Wa6_ssU
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10781
Forsaken Masters
http://games.on.net/tag/path-of-exile/
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>>6571
Engineering.. reporting.
http://www.torchlight2game.com/news/2014/09/30/qa-with-matt-lefferts/

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