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OmegaDestroyer
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Fox or Chicken?
posted March 06, 2017 05:18 PM

Playing through Torment: Tides of Numenera.  So far, it's quite good.
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Lord_Woock
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posted March 06, 2017 10:41 PM

I've heard some cool things about it. I'll have to check it out eventually.

Would you say it's worth picking up even if I'm not as interested in RPGs as I used to be? I used to play them back around 2000, then went through Fallout 3 and New Vegas on pure nostalgia. I played some Planescape: Torment, but didn't even make it halfway through (this was due to some frustration related to a big misconception and my not knowing that companions can be revived pretty much at will).
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Zenofex
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posted March 07, 2017 07:21 PM

If you like reading (that is the main prerequisite, seriously) and don't mind the fact that the game is actually not really a game but more of an interactive novel - go get it. Otherwise don't.

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posted March 07, 2017 07:47 PM

It is definitely a game. Heck, even visual novels that require only to click for the next scene are still considered games. Just a slight nitpick.
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OmegaDestroyer
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Fox or Chicken?
posted March 07, 2017 08:01 PM

Lord_Woock said:
I've heard some cool things about it. I'll have to check it out eventually.

Would you say it's worth picking up even if I'm not as interested in RPGs as I used to be? I used to play them back around 2000, then went through Fallout 3 and New Vegas on pure nostalgia. I played some Planescape: Torment, but didn't even make it halfway through (this was due to some frustration related to a big misconception and my not knowing that companions can be revived pretty much at will).


I am not sure if you would enjoy it.  The game is very much a CRPG of yesterday but it is nice being able to solve a good deal of the problems without resorting to violence.  

Also regarding Planescape: Torment, in my very first play through, I completely missed the part where you gained the ability to resurrect companions too.  It certainly made the game a bit more challenging.  
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posted March 07, 2017 08:48 PM

Oh, I had the ability alright. I just was under the impression that its use was far more limited than it really was.
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posted March 08, 2017 10:41 AM

Stevie said:
It is definitely a game. Heck, even visual novels that require only to click for the next scene are still considered games. Just a slight nitpick.
Hardly, you can have book with pictures on Kindle but that's not a game. In Torment you mostly walk around, click on things and read. Yes, there are other features too but they feel like padding. I don't mind that, I play RPGs most of all for the story and Torment is no exception but it's not a "game" for everyone, especially those who want action at least every once in a while.

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OmegaDestroyer
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Fox or Chicken?
posted March 10, 2017 12:43 AM

After playing Tides of Numenera more, I strongly recommend waiting for bug fixes.  I've had the game hang on me once during combat, for no discernable reason and also have suffered a permanent knockdown effect outside of combat, rendering the entire game unplayable.

Also, for those curious, combat is unfortunately the weakest aspect of the game by far.  I'm at a part of the game stuck fighting endless monsters, on top of more summons, where I get knocked down every round or so, thus limiting me to just one action or move.  It's really fun constantly replaying the scenario.
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Lord_Woock
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posted March 15, 2017 11:03 PM
Edited by Lord_Woock at 00:06, 22 Mar 2017.

Lord_Woock said:
So I started playing The Witness today because humble monthly. I got it fully expecting to hate it. I like the idea of puzzle games and I've played a few that I mostly enjoyed, but I hate it when a game makes me feel dumb. So far it feels pretty formulaic, but the visuals are quite soothing.


So I just finished The Witness. For the most part it was the right kind of challenging, and I would recommend it if you enjoy puzzles. There was one particular puzzle that made me more angry than it should (and not because it was so difficult in itself - I figured out the correct answer almost instantly, but struggled to complete it because of a small ambiguity in visual representation), and the ending left somewhat of a bitter taste in my mouth. I'm sure there was a better way to punctuate the whole thing, really.

EDIT: For some contrast, I started playing Guacamelee. The controls are a bit much for me, but I'm pushing through. Apparently it's better on a pad - maybe it's time I bought one? Either way, the soundtrack and the visuals are fantastic
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Kipshasz
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posted March 25, 2017 03:23 PM

Midterms are coming up on my front. meh, who cares, it's cheeki breeki time.

Going back a bit to the original Stalker game. because where else can you kill ukrainian gopniks and military.

Also been playing the original Borderlands as well(with the hunter class). Damn, I really wish they've kept some of it's gun designs in the sequels(at least in the Pre-Sequel)
My biggest gripe with the game's designated sniper class is the action skill. pretty useless until much later in the game, if you invest enough skill points in the "Rogue" branch, to make bloodwing somewhat useful.
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posted March 25, 2017 04:28 PM

Been playing my brains out on Dark souls 3, completed the game as a faith lightning user (I FORGOT TO UPGRADE MY ****ing TALISMAN, no wonder my miracles were garbage!) and started up two new characters, a female Pyromancer and a Quill (rapier) using rogue.
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Gryphs
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posted March 25, 2017 06:28 PM

Speaking of which the final dlc comes out in three days. I am so out of practice at this point I am just going to run my 125 mage-blade duel character through it.
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