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Re: The Video Games Thread

Postby Rainswept on Tue Feb 26, 2013 11:04 am

black bart wrote:I am doing Borderlands 2.

That came free with my video card. I should give it another try.
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Re: The Video Games Thread

Postby gronank on Sun Mar 03, 2013 7:24 pm

I've been playing Blood Bowl quite a bit lately. It is quite a bit tactical and I really like the persistent campaigns.
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Re: The Video Games Thread

Postby Helium Hands on Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:39 am

Has anybody else played a game called "No More Heroes?" I had never heard of it until it was recommended to me. I've been having a whole shitload of fun with it recently.
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Re: The Video Games Thread

Postby black bart on Mon Mar 04, 2013 7:21 am

What platform?
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Re: The Video Games Thread

Postby Almighty Doer of Stuff on Thu Mar 07, 2013 1:07 am

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Re: The Video Games Thread

Postby black bart on Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:08 pm

Why wont the enemies die in Borderlands 2?...I am using my best gun...in fact it's supposed to be one of the best guns in the game which I got from killing 'THE WARRIOR' (by cheating)...die you b******s DIE!
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Re: The Video Games Thread

Postby Rainswept on Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:52 pm

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Re: The Video Games Thread

Postby Helium Hands on Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:01 pm

black bart wrote:What platform?


Wii

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Fantastic game. I still spend hours getting lost underground after playing it for the past couple of years.
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Re: The Video Games Thread

Postby Almighty Doer of Stuff on Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:19 pm

I've started planning Grand Castle Honkwig in Minecraft but unfortunately our server is down indefinitely while problems with the mods are being fixed. :bummer:
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Re: The Video Games Thread

Postby Helium Hands on Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:33 am

That is one of the downsides to play MC on a shared server...
Even our server admin, who is f-ing brilliant, falls down more often than he'd like.
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Re: The Video Games Thread

Postby daftbeaker on Tue Mar 26, 2013 6:08 pm

I want to play Bioshock Infinite. It looks fun.

However, it crashes more often than George Michael (seriously, I've tried it 5 times and the closest I've gotten to playing is 10 seconds of the introduction cutscene) and I'm giving up with it for a day or two until they patch it.

Back to Civ V :whistle:
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Re: The Video Games Thread

Postby gronank on Tue Mar 26, 2013 9:20 pm

I managed to do a successful docking in kerbal space program. Next step: the mun and back. After that: probably land on the moon of another planet.
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Re: The Video Games Thread

Postby Helium Hands on Wed Mar 27, 2013 8:52 am

daftbeaker wrote:I want to play Bioshock Infinite. It looks fun.

However, it crashes more often than George Michael (seriously, I've tried it 5 times and the closest I've gotten to playing is 10 seconds of the introduction cutscene) and I'm giving up with it for a day or two until they patch it.

Back to Civ V :whistle:


It looks amazing. And the reviews are stellar. Maybe when I stop buying a hundred dollars of books at a time and try to free up some disposable cash...dammitall!
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Re: The Video Games Thread

Postby daftbeaker on Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:43 pm

daftbeaker wrote:I want to play Bioshock Infinite. It looks fun.

However, it crashes more often than George Michael (seriously, I've tried it 5 times and the closest I've gotten to playing is 10 seconds of the introduction cutscene) and I'm giving up with it for a day or two until they patch it.

Having mucked about with several settings and downloaded AMD's Beta video driver it's now running fairly smoothly. It's playable at least.

I suspect I may need to invest in a new graphics card to keep enjoying shiny things, this one is about 3 years old now :bummer:
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Re: The Video Games Thread

Postby Rainswept on Sat Mar 30, 2013 11:22 am

I'm plying this cutting-edge game from 1991 right now. My iPhone has Final Fantasy on it, the first one. It's been updated with graphics and added dungeons, but even the original content is still a blast.
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