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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    I don't know how Far Harbour has left me feeling, tbh. It makes me feel that Fallout 4 was made as it is due to constraints and so on, then when they got good at it they made Far Harbour. But it just has everything, and I mean, everything. Dark, dreary woods check. Fog that gives you radiation (and looks incredible) check. Good quests with solid bosses, check. Good story check. Then last night I was sent off to the VIM factory and was in there for about two hours and then I realised this is what it was all about in FO3. Wandering off somewhere and just walking around a deserted building for hours and hours just taking it in.

    And FO4 doesn't seem to have any of that. Almost like the engine has limitations for inner level design or they just couldn't be assed. They put way too much time into frivolous crap in FO4 and none of it works very well. I mean crap, first thing I did when I first loaded it up was see a bottle of turps and thought "Better grab that for later when I am making Nuka Grenades for albino scorpions !". But none of that happened. There was no dart gun, so I could not hide behind something and stick some one with a dart full of poison then listen for the till bell to ring and their final groan..

    Far Harbour gives nearly all of it back. It's like you are playing a totally different game. The graphics are much better, the sound is much better, everything is just better.

    *sigh* and now it's nearly over and I have to go back to Boston.
     
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  2. yodasarmpit

    yodasarmpit No longer the other Brett.

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    Been playing PUBG on the PC, lots of running around paranoid. Don’t get a lot of kills as I tend to hang away from the herd then try and pick off from a distance.

    I really need to think about a graphics card upgrade, having to run everything in low setting - looks rough.
     
  3. Matticus

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    I keep trying to play pubg and fortnite with my friend and we do alright some games but then can have a string of really frustrating games and end up coming away pretty annoyed.

    So we reinstalled Terraria just to "see what's changed since we last played" and accidentally sunk 2 hours into it. I can forsee a lot of Terraria in my future! :p
     
  4. Kronos

    Kronos Another grumpy old git.

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    After finishing another playthrough of Fallout4 and DLC I struggled to find in my 160 games libary something to play as there is nothing new I want and has not been for a while. So going to have another look at FarCry 2 and the original Portal.
    Never finished FC 2 as a bug kept me locked in the prison right at the end of the game let us hope that that was a bug that was patched.
     
  5. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    FC2 was bloody awful. Beautiful awful, but still awful. Just far too repetitive to be any fun at all. Some of the weapons were ace, though. Can't get into Portal. Am beginning to realise my medication changes me, lowers my thought process and makes me less intelligent. Still, it's better than going round the twist every couple of months and at least I don't just burst into tears any more. But yeah, the bit in Far Harbour (and how little of it I can remember) reminded me of that.

    Ed. Have you ever played Crysis : Warhead Glenn? it's acebest.
     
  6. Kronos

    Kronos Another grumpy old git.

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    Decided against FC2, oh well will need to trawl though my list and yes I do have Crysis Warhead.

    Edit: Went with Crysis Warhead and immediately thought after playing a while is what is the point of the pistol? So often pistols are included as your default weapon and you would do better throwing pebbles.
     
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  7. damien c

    damien c Mad FPS Gamer

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    Sat waiting patiently for Battalion 1944 Beta, I backed it on Kickstarter when it first showed up on there and love it.
     
  8. adidan

    adidan Avatar is back out of season.

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    Still on Witcher 3. Still not grabbed by it.

    Oh and what have they done to Triss? I don't remember her voice being so annoying.

    And Dandelion? Needs a punch.
     
  9. Kronos

    Kronos Another grumpy old git.

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    Crysis 2. Forgot what a great game this is.
     
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    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    It's bloody hard though if you don't use the invisible thing ! endless enemies lol.
     
  11. Kronos

    Kronos Another grumpy old git.

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    I hadn't noticed that to be honest though I am being a bit more tactical with this playthrough. Even taking down the helicopter was easy this time round.
     
  12. Jake123456

    Jake123456 Surprise!

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    So would you say having the DLCs for FO4 is a must? I'm pondering if it's worth getting rid of my version of the game and getting the GOTY edition..
     
  13. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Far Harbour is the only DLC worth playing, IMO. The others? quickly summed up. Mechanist and Vault (forget the number) are absolute tosh. If you like Minecraft and building then they may have slight appeal. Me? I've not built anything I didn't have to for a quest, as I see it as complete crap that should never, EVER have been put into a Fallout game. I would much rather have the proper custom weapons and etc back from FO3 and bin the crap.

    Nuka World had about the most promise for a DLC ever, but is tedious and boring.

    Far Harbour? this is what Fallout 4 should have been all the way through. It's absolutely bloody brilliant. Atmosphere, no dumb building and proper quests and boss men.
     
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  14. Hex

    Hex Paul?! Super Moderator

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    Still plodding along in Destiny 2, I'm back to being solo again as everyone else has gone to other games, so I just want to get all 6 of my ladies to level cap before the next DLC. Almost done on PC!

    Started playing My Time at Portia yesterday because I've had such an awful week. It's nice, but I am not impressed with killing all the cute creatures! Also, the devs think you make dough with flour and mucus... :eyebrow: No.

    Also in the Sea of Thieves closed beta. Still loving this game and actually really pleased I enjoy watching streams of it too! Had a tense moment earlier as my little solo boat with its 3 treasure chests on board sailed towards an outpost I was set upon by a team of 4 manning a very large ship! I outmanoeuvred them and got to the other side of the outpost before unloading all my chests on the shore. Then it was a mad rush to sell them all before I was spotted. They sank my ship, but there was nothing on it at that point so I didn't care. Managed to snipe one of them from some bushes before I made my escape :D For such a silly game, my heart was really racing!
     
  15. adidan

    adidan Avatar is back out of season.

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    Oh yes.

    Spent an age in Far Habor and after initially not being too fussed by Nuka World I ended up spending more time there than FH.

    Mind you both of those were helped by running the mod for different starts (start me up IIRC) so starting as a shipwrecked fisherman trying to get back to FH or just a lowlife scumbag finding a home in NW added a bit more fun for me.

    DLC definitely worth it though.
     
  16. suenstar

    suenstar Collector of Things

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    I didn't pay a great deal of attention to the Far Harbour DLC when I played it, probably because I already spent so much time on Fallout 4 that my mind was pretty much to tired of the game to be interested in the story anymore.
    I may go back to it with a fresh start to see if I enjoy it more...

    Still mostly playing Space Engineers at the moment, built up a decent sized base on the planet with all of the essential machines connected up and have a basic four drill mining ship for gathering resources. My next plan is to build a small vessel to test leaving and returning to the planet before I go and build something substantial that'll take loads of resources.
    I forgot how irritating the constant meteor storms get after a few hours of playing, they pretty much never threaten the base and just cause performance issues with the game having to recalculate for the changes to the landscape. I might turn off the meteor storms while I'm on the planet as they shouldn't cause as much problems with the game's performance once I'm back in space.
     
  17. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    FH feels the most like FO3. What was also excellent were the varying ways you could approach it. Kill one? kill two? kill all? that is up to you. It's quite amazing just how much it puts into your hands tbh. Much more like FONV.
     
  18. Jake123456

    Jake123456 Surprise!

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    Awesome, I'm gonna trade in my base copy into Game tomorrow then and get the GOTY editon :D
     
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  19. adidan

    adidan Avatar is back out of season.

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    Looks like Steam have a lunar sale on from 15th-19th February if you wanted to hang on (not sure if it'll be on sale and how much though)
     
  20. Anfield

    Anfield Well-Known Member

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    Its been reduced to £19.99 in the last couple sales, so pretty good chance it will be included again.
     

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