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Re: Unified Vidya Games thread
« Reply #600 on: March 07, 2017, 03:49:18 pm »
Tonight, I think, I will purchase animu waifu trash vidya game NieR: Automata.

Normally I would keep a nice broad decontamination zone between me and a game of that type, but I played the demo and it is a slick, shiny, and smooth (hur hur hur) crazy action game with a billion combat mechanics and a fun boss battle. Plus you can do weird stuff like removing your health bar or mini-map from the screen to free up "processor space" (because the player character is a robot) and apply upgrades.

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Re: Unified Vidya Games thread
« Reply #601 on: March 07, 2017, 07:43:24 pm »
This is how it starts.  This time next month you'll be deep into a Boku no Pico marathon session while ordering waifu pillow slips from eBay, with no end in sight.

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Re: Unified Vidya Games thread
« Reply #602 on: March 07, 2017, 09:19:07 pm »
This is how it starts.  This time next month you'll be deep into a Boku no Pico marathon session while ordering waifu pillow slips from eBay, with no end in sight.

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Re: Unified Vidya Games thread
« Reply #603 on: March 07, 2017, 10:34:42 pm »
I just read five pages of mods, dork souls, and isos so I came in to say I'm playing Stardew Valley, and I just bought two ducks, and my eggplants are growing well, which is nice. :)
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Re: Unified Vidya Games thread
« Reply #604 on: March 07, 2017, 10:57:27 pm »
This is how it starts.  This time next month you'll be deep into a Boku no Pico marathon session while ordering waifu pillow slips from eBay, with no end in sight.

I've immunized myself by applying steady doses of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure.

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Re: Unified Vidya Games thread
« Reply #605 on: March 13, 2017, 01:17:34 am »
This is how it starts.  This time next month you'll be deep into a Boku no Pico marathon session while ordering waifu pillow slips from eBay, with no end in sight.

I've immunized myself by applying steady doses of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure.

Nani the fuck did you just fucking iimasu about watashi, you chiisai bitch desuka? Watashi’ll have anata know that watashi graduated top of my class in Nihongo 3, and watashi’ve been involved in iroirona Nihongo tutoring sessions, and watashi have over sanbyaku perfect test scores. Watashi am trained in kanji, and watashi is the top letter writer in all of southern California. Anata are nothing to watashi but just another weaboo. Watashi will korosu anata the fuck out with vocabulary the likes of which has never been mimasu’d before on this continent, mark watashino fucking words. Anata thinks anata can get away with hanashimasing that kuso to watashi over the intaaneto? Omou again, fucker. As we hanashimasu, watashi am contacting watashino secret netto of otakus across the USA, and anatano IP is being traced right now so you better junbishimasu for the ame, ujimushi. The ame that korosu’s the pathetic chiisai thing anata calls anatano life. You’re fucking shinimashita’d, akachan.

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Re: Unified Vidya Games thread
« Reply #606 on: March 14, 2017, 02:48:57 am »
This is how it starts.  This time next month you'll be deep into a Boku no Pico marathon session while ordering waifu pillow slips from eBay, with no end in sight.

I've immunized myself by applying steady doses of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure.

Nani the fuck did you just fucking iimasu about watashi, you chiisai bitch desuka? Watashi’ll have anata know that watashi graduated top of my class in Nihongo 3, and watashi’ve been involved in iroirona Nihongo tutoring sessions, and watashi have over sanbyaku perfect test scores. Watashi am trained in kanji, and watashi is the top letter writer in all of southern California. Anata are nothing to watashi but just another weaboo. Watashi will korosu anata the fuck out with vocabulary the likes of which has never been mimasu’d before on this continent, mark watashino fucking words. Anata thinks anata can get away with hanashimasing that kuso to watashi over the intaaneto? Omou again, fucker. As we hanashimasu, watashi am contacting watashino secret netto of otakus across the USA, and anatano IP is being traced right now so you better junbishimasu for the ame, ujimushi. The ame that korosu’s the pathetic chiisai thing anata calls anatano life. You’re fucking shinimashita’d, akachan.



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Re: Unified Vidya Games thread
« Reply #607 on: March 15, 2017, 02:03:24 am »
Just saw the Mass Effect: Andromeda multiplayer trailer.  Looks promising.  As I'm sure you all know, I played the shit out of Mass Effect 3's multiplayer (over 2000 hours), and while it was simple, in comparison to say Battlefield or CoD, it had a certain amount of variety in weapons and characters that made it very replayable.  It looks like they've applied the same formula to Andromeda.  4 player co-op, shared XP, 10 waves of increasingly difficult battles against enemies, extra objectives on certain waves.  Also 25 characters, 5 maps and all the base weapons on launch (which appear to be the majority of weapons in Mass Effect 3...so possibly 40+ guns).

Once I get my hands on the demo tomorrow, I'll play the shit out of the MP and give further impressions.

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Re: Unified Vidya Games thread
« Reply #608 on: March 15, 2017, 02:30:49 am »
Just saw the Mass Effect: Andromeda multiplayer trailer.  Looks promising.  As I'm sure you all know, I played the shit out of Mass Effect 3's multiplayer (over 2000 hours), and while it was simple, in comparison to say Battlefield or CoD, it had a certain amount of variety in weapons and characters that made it very replayable.  It looks like they've applied the same formula to Andromeda.  4 player co-op, shared XP, 10 waves of increasingly difficult battles against enemies, extra objectives on certain waves.  Also 25 characters, 5 maps and all the base weapons on launch (which appear to be the majority of weapons in Mass Effect 3...so possibly 40+ guns).

Once I get my hands on the demo tomorrow, I'll play the shit out of the MP and give further impressions.

I was at PAX East on Saturday and my friends wanted to check out the Mass Effect stuff.

I just told them no. Are any of us really going to not buy Mass Effect? We're all buying Mass Effect. It doesn't matter if we look at it or play it beforehand or get a Mass Effect pin:  we're all going to buy Mass Effect. Let's spend some time on these indies that we won't hear about otherwise.

Anyway we checked out Mass Effect.

Also ICEY looks pretty cool.
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Re: Unified Vidya Games thread
« Reply #609 on: March 15, 2017, 12:55:02 pm »
Just saw the Mass Effect: Andromeda multiplayer trailer.  Looks promising.  As I'm sure you all know, I played the shit out of Mass Effect 3's multiplayer (over 2000 hours), and while it was simple, in comparison to say Battlefield or CoD, it had a certain amount of variety in weapons and characters that made it very replayable.  It looks like they've applied the same formula to Andromeda.  4 player co-op, shared XP, 10 waves of increasingly difficult battles against enemies, extra objectives on certain waves.  Also 25 characters, 5 maps and all the base weapons on launch (which appear to be the majority of weapons in Mass Effect 3...so possibly 40+ guns).

Once I get my hands on the demo tomorrow, I'll play the shit out of the MP and give further impressions.

Generally, I avoid multiplayer games in a big way. I take no joy from battling Internet strangers.

Me3 was different... just the fact that you were cooperating with random internet strangers instead of blowing them up.. it was a whole different culture. Really smart design.


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Re: Unified Vidya Games thread
« Reply #610 on: March 15, 2017, 01:59:01 pm »
In that case you may enjoy natural selection 2.

Started as a janky half life mod, now it's something quite special by fps standards. Very good mechanics for encouraging cooperation/communication.
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Re: Unified Vidya Games thread
« Reply #611 on: March 15, 2017, 04:34:07 pm »
Me3 was different... just the fact that you were cooperating with random internet strangers instead of blowing them up.. it was a whole different culture. Really smart design.

Well, up until they introduced Collectors and Hazard Reactor anyway. Then it became a game of "blow up the possessed abomination on team mates" and "lock team mates in the reactor". 

But yeah, the community is actually super chill for the most part and the competition is pretty friendly in nature. 

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Re: Unified Vidya Games thread
« Reply #612 on: March 16, 2017, 06:08:36 am »
So I've played the first two hours of the Andromeda singleplayer demo campaign.  So far, so good.  It seems to run well on my PC with a steady 60 FPS (GTX 1060, 16 gig ram, 4.2 mhz intel i7 processor), and while the movements seem just a little sluggish, the keyboard and mouse controls seem fairly decent so far (remains to be seen how well that continues once profiles are available).

Graphically it's definitely pretty to look at, slightly better than Dragon Age Inquisition, though the lip-syncing is questionable in places. 

Combat appears to be fun, despite my currently limited options.  I can definitely see playing a vanguard working - using the jetpack to launch yourself into the air, shooting a few enemies to soften them up and reduce the fall speed, then rushing in with a biotic charge and finishing them up.  Currently playing on hardcore, have died a few times but that could be from being on the nightshift.

Very disappointed to see that my plans to play as an infiltrator have been nerfed by the requirement for 9 skill points in the tech tree before I can take tactical cloak.  Very sad.  Plans on being a space ninja, using tac-cloak and melee, have been put on hold.  M-8 Avenger is as useless as it always was.  M-3 Predator continues in its role of being slightly less useless than the Avenger, but only when you court carpal tunnel syndrome by spamming it.  Power tracking over/around cover appears to have been toned down as well, but requires more testing. 

Can't really speak to the plot so far, as not much has happened on that front.  Our candidate for a new home sucks, and is overrun by hostile aliens and even more hostile wildlife and even more hostile weather.  We crashed due to the last one, so we're currently bumming around the surface, looking for lost supplies and team mates.  Voice acting is as good as you'd expect, though.

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Re: Unified Vidya Games thread
« Reply #613 on: March 16, 2017, 02:13:37 pm »

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Re: Unified Vidya Games thread
« Reply #614 on: March 16, 2017, 04:05:55 pm »


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