What games are you playing currently

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Re: What games are you playing currently

Post by Pater Alf » Sun Sep 23, 2012 1:23

Isn't "Eufloria" the commercial version of Dyson?
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Re: What games are you playing currently

Post by Drasir-Vel » Sun Sep 23, 2012 10:45

Yes.

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Re: What games are you playing currently

Post by Scythe » Sun Sep 23, 2012 12:39

I went on a shopping spree and am simultaneously playing Dangerous High School Girls in Trouble (strange board game), FTL: Faster Than Light (space sim rogue-like) and Magical Diary (girly Harry Potter adventure). Indie games all over.

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Re: What games are you playing currently

Post by Pater Alf » Mon Sep 24, 2012 17:30

Is "FTL: Faster Than Light" any good?
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Re: What games are you playing currently

Post by Scythe » Mon Sep 24, 2012 20:53

It is actually very, very good. It's one of the more forgiving Rogue-likes I've played, and unlike most of its ilk, it has an ending (that doesn't have to be your death). Make no mistake, the final boss of the game is hard as nails, at least until you crack the puzzle of how to beat it, but overall the game rarely destroys you utterly before you get near the end.

The beauty of the game though is the unlockables. You start with one ship design, but through various quests and achievements can unlock more, and each ship makes for a vastly different experience (and difficulty level). I still haven't unlocked all of them, but I plan to do so. All of the ships can be upgraded in different ways too, and since shops and drops are random, you never know what aspect you'll have to depend on in a given game.

I highly recommend this one. Just start on easy difficulty if you're not a veteran Rogue player.

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Re: What games are you playing currently

Post by Pater Alf » Mon Sep 24, 2012 23:06

Sounds interesting. I will put it on my wishlist for now and buy it as soon as there is some more money in my wallet again.
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Re: What games are you playing currently

Post by Scythe » Thu Oct 11, 2012 23:08

Now playing Duel Savior.... a hentai game! Yay! More getting translated! Aaand... it's not very good, but my OCD compels me to finish all routes. Hopefully I'll be getting Dishonored tomorrow, that seems promising. Oh, and in between I'm playing Dead or Alive 5, the breast juggling simulator. Notice a trend in my tastes? :lol:

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Re: What games are you playing currently

Post by eMTe » Thu Oct 11, 2012 23:55

My guess is in a few months you'll be playing tentacle rape sim.
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Re: What games are you playing currently

Post by Scythe » Fri Oct 12, 2012 11:08

That was so last year. 2002 in fact.
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Re: What games are you playing currently

Post by Scythe » Mon Oct 15, 2012 21:02

I recommend Dishonored to anybody who enjoyed Thief and its sequels. It's been a long time since I played a good stealth game, and Dishonored is that, along with a few very interesting ideas - such as the ability to possess animals (and people) to reach otherwise inaccessible areas. I likey.

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Re: What games are you playing currently

Post by eMTe » Tue Oct 16, 2012 0:26

Scythe wrote:a few very interesting ideas - such as the ability to possess animals (and people) to reach otherwise inaccessible areas
The truly interesting idea (in rpg genre, but not limited to it) will be the ability to possess an inanimate object, like piece of furniture, a coin lying on the ground etc.
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Re: What games are you playing currently

Post by Scythe » Tue Oct 16, 2012 11:17

I made a game where you played as a chair for the entire game. It wasn't much of a hit since it was a first person game, and you didn't have any senses.

I'm joking of course. That idea would not be interesting unless it was used for something interesting.

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Post by Chroelle » Sat Oct 20, 2012 16:25

Being a coin in a game would be kind of weird too. You could follow how you got piked up and spend, and then perhaps in the end re-dropped...
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Re: What games are you playing currently

Post by eMTe » Sun Oct 21, 2012 21:34

I grabbed a patched copy of Sanitarium. For years the only available version was heavily bugged and game freezed every 10 minutes or so. Now it doesn't, however there are other bugs, but at least the game is playable. So I'll try to finish it finally.
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Re: What games are you playing currently

Post by Pater Alf » Mon Oct 22, 2012 12:12

Bought a copy some time ago as well. But didn't get around to play it yet.
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Re: What games are you playing currently

Post by Pater Alf » Wed Nov 21, 2012 20:55

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And after two months and one week I finally completed the game. That might tell you that
a) the game is pretty huge (think I played +100 hours) and
b) that I liked it very much.

But I think I need a little break from RPGs now and I will play some games that are not so long. Probably "Beneath a Steel Sky" (which surprisingly I never played before), "Back to the Future" and "Superfrog".
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Re: What games are you playing currently

Post by Scythe » Thu Nov 22, 2012 22:29

Star Wars: The Old Republic MMORPG has gone free to play, so I'm giving it another stint. This would also be your chance to experience Bioware's superior story telling, if you can stand the influx of Russians, trolls, little kids and little Russian troll kids.

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Re: What games are you playing currently

Post by Zyx » Fri Nov 23, 2012 9:45

Scythe wrote:Star Wars: The Old Republic MMORPG has gone free to play, so I'm giving it another stint. This would also be your chance to experience Bioware's superior story telling, if you can stand the influx of Russians, trolls, little kids and little Russian troll kids.
I tried it last weekend. Just out of pure luck, I chose a female republic trooper... so my experience was not entirely unlike Mass Effect. (Jennifer Hale for teh win).

I like the dialogues, I like how I'm not spending early levels killing spiders, rats, and other MMO cliche low-level creatures. I don't like how enemies spawn behind me and kill me. True, this was probably because I did play when everyone and their Russian friends were playing, but still it was totally not fun.
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Re: What games are you playing currently

Post by Scythe » Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:15

Yep, it's a good idea to check if you can change to a newer instance, where most mobs will be intact. But obviously, during the first few weekends, the starter zones will be overflowing. I turned off general chat completely last night, I'm not going to learn Russian or trollish.

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Re: What games are you playing currently

Post by Zyx » Sat Nov 24, 2012 11:55

Mass Effect 3 was 50% off plus Origin gave me a birthday present voucher as well so I decided to go for that instead. Also, they are just releasing the Omega DLC for it too, and I want to know how Aria takes back it back.
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