Multi So, what are you playing now?

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Kronos, 29 Apr 2014.

  1. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Yeah it is a bit repetitive. Shame really as everything about it was spot on. I even thought the graphics were really nice. Mafia 2 had a fantastic story as well. Still hey, I got about ten hours of out of which is a miracle for any modern game.
     
  2. Kronos

    Kronos Another grumpy old git.

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    Call of duty: Ghosts.
    I must have played this before as i had 17 out of the 18 collectables but I cannot remember the game at all. But i am struck by how naff these games are, you are led by the hand almost from one firefight to the next. Graphically these games are great but single player gameplay really sucks.
     
  3. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    That is my all time fave COD game. I liked MW2 for the shock factor, but four hours? come on.

    I got stuck in South Park TFBW. Some sixth graders were blocking my path, and like a prat I forgot that you can go down an alleyway so I wandered around for about an hour, threw a strop and stopped playing it.

    Last night I realised what I had done and after feeling immensely stupid I ploughed on. Managed to defeat the two fathers quite easily this time, having lost to them about five times before. Maybe because I learned a new fart stomp move that works incredibly well. Just beaten Mysterion and Tweak etc, so once I have had me dinner I will go back for more laughs.
     
  4. Byron C

    Byron C Game's over losers, I have all the money!

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    Xenonauts. Damn this game is hard :grin:.
     
  5. MLyons

    MLyons Half doge/ half dev Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    League of Legends and the usual random selection of browser games I have on the go.
     
  6. Fishlock

    Fishlock .o0o.

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    Ylands early access.

    Much optimisation to be done, but what a frustratingly brilliant game, with so much potential.
     
  7. Pete J

    Pete J RIP Teelzebub

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    Prey (2017)

    Really enjoying this so far. One of those games that the less you know about it before playing, the better it is.

    EDIT: The more I play, the more impressed I am. The design of the station is fantastic and on the harder difficulty modes, the enemies really are nasty and actively have me looking for ways to avoid them. Indeed, I've run into an optional mission and I've currently no idea how I'm going to take the enemies down without some serious upgrades.
     
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  8. Elspuddy

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    Super putty and stern pinball on my switch
     
  9. Aterius Gmork

    Aterius Gmork smell the ashes

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    Fallout 4: Sim Fallout and the Quest for any Story

    Played for around 10-15 hours. Really uninteresting so far, especially compared to New Vegas. They are shoving the tedious settlement and weapon crafting system down the players throat pretty hard. I have found the Brotherhood so far, but all they are offering are boring fetch quests. I gave up on the Minutemen quests because gathering junk is too tedious and I don't care enough to cheat for resources. Where are the interesting NPCs Bethesda?
     
  10. PaulJG

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    Spellforce 3... hard hard HARD! - soo many hours going into it, but worth it if you have the spare time. Simply gorgeous to look at and runs butter smooth.
     
  11. Kronos

    Kronos Another grumpy old git.

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    Fallout 4 after having to faff about getting it to play nice on a 34 inch widescreen monitor.
     
  12. Anfield

    Anfield Well-Known Member

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    Far Cry Blood Dragon, retro fun Cheesecake
     
  13. suenstar

    suenstar Collector of Things

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    I've been playing a fair bit of Middle-earth: Shadow of War, quite enjoy duelling with the generals but leaving them alive to make them strong and then trying to take them down once they become invulnerable to most types of damage.

    Also started Darksiders 2 on the PS4 as it was one of the free PS+ games and I've never played it (or the first game) before... I'm not overly enthralled by it at the moment but I'll give it a chance and continue playing for a bit more of the story to see how it goes.
     
  14. Kronos

    Kronos Another grumpy old git.

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    Fallout 4 is a game I love and hate in equal measure, I hate all the crafting, I hate the myriad of weapons I have acquired and then not knowing what to keep. I loathe the Perk system as I really do not have a clue and there seems to be an inordinate amount of choices. What is the point of Power Armour?
    I love the detail of the buildings etc it really is a beautiful game even though it is not quite right on my 34" Ultrawide. It is the first game I have started to play before I would normally which is in the afternoon after all chores are completed. At the moment I am faffing around doing quests outwith the storyline but these are getting repetitive now so will probably go back to the main story.
     
  15. Aterius Gmork

    Aterius Gmork smell the ashes

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    Do yourself a favor and play through the main story until a major faction shows up - you will know when you see it. The other story lines are locked up to that point. Otherwise you'll waste your time doing countless "radiant" fetch quests for the settlers.

    Power armour offers protection, immunity to fall damage and other perks depending on the installed upgrades. It's certainly a matter of personal preference.

    Don't stress too much about perks if you are not playing on very hard or survival. I have taken lockpicking, hacking, lone survivour(?) and local leader for roleplaying reasons, all other points went into stealth and rifle perks.

    I agree with you on all other points: I hate the soullessness of the game but still cannot stop playing. I still hate the crafting and settlement system with a passion. It's sooooo~ tedious. Come on, let's chase the kidnapper of my kid - oh wait, got to grab those tin cans.

    If you are modding the game try out Sim Settlements. It takes away some of the tediousness of the settlements. Or just shoot every settler on sight. ;)
     
  16. Kronos

    Kronos Another grumpy old git.

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    Think i might have joined the Brotherhood but a lot of their quests are repetitive.

    Takes me all my time figuring out what or how to upgrade the weapons i have without starting on the armour. In my last playthough once I had a house in Diamond City I stored all the Power Armours I found just to see how many I would get, I think I got bored at 14.

    Takes me all my time figuring out what or how to upgrade the weapons i have without starting on the armour. In my last playthough once I had a house in Diamond City I stored all the Power Armours I found just to see how many I would get, I think I got bored at 14.

    Tell me about it, lol.

    Will have a look at that mod, thanks.
     
  17. Aterius Gmork

    Aterius Gmork smell the ashes

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    The cleansing, protecting and tech retrieving missions are not real missions but automatic "radiant quests" auto generated to bolster play time. The Brotherhood hasn't shown up yet proper at the start of the game. You'll notice them when they show up.

    Sim Settlements is really nice: It has a holotape that you find in Concord during the very first mission when you join the minutemen. Playing the holotape will set up the mod for you. By answering about three questions with "I don't care, you do that for me" you set up the mod to basically manage the settlements for you. You set up plots for food, houses or commerce and the settlers build the buildings for you, basically no micro management involved. It's pretty neat.
     
  18. Kronos

    Kronos Another grumpy old git.

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    To be absolutely honest with you once I had done the stuff in the first settlement purely to get the XP, water beds food etc I really cannot be arsed with them as they seem incapable of doing anything for themselves and I am there to kill things and not play mum. So I will give this mod a miss and leave them to it. Cheers.
     
  19. adidan

    adidan Avatar is back in season.

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    Still Fallout 4 but running with Start Me Up mod so I'm not pestered by the main story until I'm ready and have just kept myself to the one settlement. Finally gone badass and just playing the Nuka World out fully.

    I want to stop, I have Witcher 3 and Elite to start ffs! I just know I'll lose myself in those too and no doubt head back to a modded Skyrim.... Help me!
     
  20. Anfield

    Anfield Well-Known Member

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    Let Divinity Original Sin 2 consume you.

    Or did you mean help of the non life consuming way?:hehe:
     

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