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No. 101951

A thread to discuss anything vidya related.

>your favorite games (old or new)

>online or sp
>what are you playing on pc/console/mobile
>games recs
>great deals
>shit-games discussion
>basically free discussion on any games
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No. 102001

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i saw that rdr2 was on sale on steam and im not sure if i should give in and buy it. to the people who finished playing it : what are your thoughts about it? (especially about the online multiplayer) was the story good?

No. 102002

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>>101951
What were your favourite games when you were kids, anons?
I used to play to play Lion King, Shakii, Croc 2, Spyro, Hocus, Tarzan, Crash Bandicoot, Earthworm Jim 2 and Sonic R all the time. I also watched my cousins play Heart of Darkness but I myself never played it because it seemed too scary lol

No. 102003

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>>102002
samefag, I'd also love to hear what were some obscure games that you guys played and you think are lesser known? I played Egypt II and a game called The City of Lost Children, both of which creeped me out massively but I enjoyed the atmosphere. I don't think they are very well known

No. 102019

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>>102002
Aaah, Spyro was so nice and pleasing.

My childhood favs were Tomb Raider, Spyro, Medievil, Abe's Odyssey (quite spooked by it) alongside straight up horror games like SH and RE

I don't know any of the less known games you mentioned tho. Rule of Roses seems to have the same atmosphere but I guess it became quite well known and popular so it doesn't count

No. 102023

>>102001
I don't play the online mode personally but the story is great and the map is huge, I must've sunk hundreds of hours into just riding around exploring and hunting and I'm still not quite 100%. Some animal spawn rates are bullshit though, and same with some of the challenges. All I can really say about online is that they do keep updating it, just added a whole new role (like career thing I think?), and people are still playing it. In comparison there's been one, maybe two story mode updates that I'm aware of. Most recent was for the PC release, they just added some more collectibles and a treasure map, so they're clearly putting all their time/effort into the online multiplayer.

No. 102024

>>102001
Easily one of my top 5 games of all time now, if you were a fan of RDR1 you will love RDR2 even more. Once you finish the main storyline you can also do the legendary animal challenges or other mini in game storylines. A bit autistic but I also enjoyed getting a rare albino horse, I was quite attached to all my horsies in the game.

No. 102032

>>102003
Is Egypt 2 a city building sim or am I thinking of a different game?

No. 102033

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>>102032
no, it was this point and click exploration game where you were wandering alone in Heliopolis and had to solve puzzles

No. 102034

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Anyone here play thief? Been thinking about getting into it but it's older than time itself and I'm not sure if it'll run on windows 10

No. 102040

>>102034
A couple of years ago I tried to install it because I've never played it and it looks like a really atmospheric game, but I just couldn't. I'm very stupid when it comes to computers tho. I'm sure there must be a way to run it on modern machines

No. 102077

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i've been playing Dead by Daylight for the past 2 weeks, and oh boy do i have fun.
so far i've only been playing baby dweet, and i tend to die more often than not, but i'm not complaining.
the only thing that i dislike are the survivors that dc as soon as they get downed/hooked

No. 102092

>>102034
I recommend it, it's a pretty good game! Haven't played it on win10 tho. It's available on GOG if I'm not mistaken so I think you should be able to run it

No. 102097

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>>102003
When it comes to obsure, i used to play cute knight on this weird pop cap games program on windows vista,you had virtual coins to play games. It was strange.

Cute knight was like a princess maker game except you know…. sfw.
Some wonky early 2000s anime art,but i love it honestly.

No. 102098

Is anyone here following the development of Paralives? I'm not a fan of the parafolk but I think the game has potential. But a lot of the hype around this game is from people that want it to be the sims but 10x better which is going to hurt the game imo.

No. 102104

>>102098
it'll be interesting to see competition in the everyday simulation sphere but there is just no way some random indie game will be able to compare with a long standing series from a billion dollar studio. but maybe i'll be wrong, lol.

No. 102114

>>102003
city of lost children looks pretty cool anon, what was the gameplay like if you remember?

No. 102117

>>102097
I thought of this game the other day and I've been trying to find a version that isn't riddled with viruses.

All I remember is that you had a certain number of days and you could pray at a chapel to raise stats or explore a dungeon. My pea brain would always lose because I didn't know what the fuck I was doing.

No. 102148

>>102117
Oh,i bought it for like 3 bucks a while back,just from the hanako games site.

Yeah its just a game where you raise skills and do odd jobs to get money so you can dungeoncrawl.

Its not a great game but its a bit of fun for a couple of hours.

No. 102183

>>102077
I love playing as the killer, but the first two days i played, some asshole messaged me on PS4 about how i was a piece of shit who didnt play the game right and hurled endless insults my way. it was wild. I think i just need a few people to play with who arent assholes.

No. 102189

>>100866
FFX-2 is the superior game. You'll enjoy it more.

>>101866
The Cat Lady is one of my favorite horror games of all time. it's one of the few, if not only games where you play as an openly depressed woman in her 30s+ . It's got such a strong and heavy theme that i think it goes so well. Susan is sassy , but openly vulnerable. I love her backstory. Also, your friendship with Mitzi is perfection. It's truly a gem of a game imo.

No. 102190

>>102077
I love this game for just screwing around I do wish they had a casual mode for those of us who aren't obsessed with red rank and regurgitating whatever perks the streamers are favoring. I'm purple when I actually try but I prefer to fall back to green or yellow rank because no one there cares and I'm not raged at at the end for playing games like opening and closing the chests to draw in the killer then running them until they get annoyed and go after whoever I'm nearest to.

No. 102192

>>102190
teabagging the killer should be banned. i honestly hate survivors who do this. and I am not obsessed with rank either.

No. 102194

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>>102192
Oh that's easy just play Oni, Micheal or Ghostface heavily punishes t bagging. Or if your feeling really cheap go meta Huntress. She's brutal to those who wanna waste time t bagging rather than breaking her totems. Plague used to be great for it but since she was so heavily reliant on the previous form of Ruin she got dumpstered hard. I'm enjoying Pyramid Head but I'd not recommend him for anyone not wanting to play anything hard. May his bubble butt forever rest in peace

No. 102195

>>102192
then tunneling the same survivor should be banned too

as someone who has been playing since launch with 600+ hours and dropped the game several times (rank 1 but who cares), the devs don't do anything to fix the bugs/issues dealing directly with killer and survivor interaction(s), which just leads to more toxic shit when the game doesn't function properly

it honestly amazes me they get away with all the shit they don't fix, like their 4 year anniv. event offering not working for a week+ lol

No. 102198

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This game looks fun!! I'm pretty stoked about it being a free PlayStation Plus game

No. 102199

>>102195
anon above you, tbh I give the dbd devs slack after watching the shitshow that is overwatch. And I have to give props to any devs willing to not only pay homage to Silent Hill but fight for it's inclusion in their game given Konami's poor management.

No. 102246

>>102195
yeah my bf has around 2k hours in the game, i've got 700, and we dropped it after spirit got released. we couldn't take the bugs and toxicity, but we also couldn't bare to play against a killer that is literally a guessing game

No. 102251

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>>102189
>FFX-2
>the superior game
Anon, I-

At least you like the Cat Lady, kek. It's my favourite horror game too alongside Haunting Ground.
If you guys like alchemy shit + psychological horror with sexual innuendos I highly recommend

No. 102254

>>102246
Spirit is pretty midtier now since they changed her kit to not collide with players when phased and finally gave her a vault animation. You have more to fear from a good Nurse than Spirit currently.

>>102251
I love Haunting Ground Daniella best antagonist theme. Just emphasizing her madness from not being whole anf how much she despises Fiona for having a womb and being able to have sensation.

No. 102256

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>>102254
oh ye, you reminded me this fantastic quote

No. 102295

Is assassin's creed odyssey worth getting? Or is it terrible? Haven't played an AC game since black flag but it's on sale rn and I need something new to play.

No. 102330

>>102194
Devs confirmed that they did not nerf PH ass, so you can still look at his bubble but. The stalking of GF can sometimes be really shitty and you can be revealed very easily. Plague can still be really good, especially if you go against survivors who immediatly go cleanse.

No. 102338

>>102330
Ehhh unless you're playing at lowest ranks most just stay sick because it decimates her so badly. Without old ruin my girl really stands no chance without a rework with anything lower than those playing at 15. But they have been doing those more so hoping for her to get bumped up. GF best thing to do is wait for them to be on gen let them get a little bit in then pounce you're bound to get two locked on.

No. 102361

>>102019
anon are you me? i played the same games and i was also freaked out a bit by abe's odyssey.

i was obsessed with spyro, but also loved croc, the first three harry potter games, zoo tycoon, MANY online flash games, and anything i could get my hands on in my backwards-ass euro country lmao

No. 102412

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>>102361
I'm euro too and used to always buy my games in second-hand gaming shops, I clearly remember when I stumbled upon RE4 in my usual shop, I was so happy, kek.

The only HP game that I enjoyed on PS was the Order of the Phoenix, I remember that it was kinda open world ish and you could run all around the castle and bully the shit out of the other students

No. 102414

>>102256
>top 10 pick up lines kek

No. 102425

>>102338
You would be suprised how many people still cleanse against plague in higher ranks. This video shows pretty good how strong plague can be, this guy does have a lot of hours tho so ofcourse he will always have an easier time. But with the right add ons and perks she can end the match really fast.

No. 102429

>>102295
I really like it, I am about 40 hours in and I have completed the main story but there is a lot of after game content too. In game I love how free you are to explore, basically as soon as you get the ship you can travel anywhere (if you avoid high levelled enemies). I really love the characters and just running around the world but I have noticed a lot of missions are a bit samey but it never bothered me too much. I have heard it's different from the older assassins creed games but I wouldn't know since it's my first so I am not sure how you'd like it in comparison. I think the game tends to lean you towards the warrior skill tree and stealth is more of a secondary option so it's more like Warriors Creed than Assassins Creed lol. I'd say get it but keep an open mind! and if you don't like it I'm sorry lol

No. 102447

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>>102034
More than highly recommended as well as the II. Even without nostalgia googles on and acknowledging that the additional missions from Thief Gold and some from the mid/end-section of Thief II are not on par with the rest, it's worth every penny you can spend on them. The fan-made content is also incredible and in 2020 people still continue to churn out well-finished and innovative missions, far beyond what the vanilla game initially brought atmosphere and gameplay wise

I think the GoG version is patched an will run fine on Windows 10 but I'm not 100% sure

No. 102448

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Has anyone ever played Style Savvy/Fashion Boutique? I'm getting a new computer soon, and I wanna play it on an emulator. Funnily enough, my brother used to help me play, and he was much better at it. Also, why is Japanese box art (and fashion in general) always superior to the western versions?
>>102251
Haunting Ground sequel when?

No. 102468

>>102034
played all the games and they're really worth it, I wholeheartedly recommend it

No. 102484

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>>102448
yes! i've only played the third one and really want the fourth one but it's $40 on the eshop.
they didnt do a physical release for the fourth one in english and it's only available online. i'm insistent on buying it because i wanna support the game anyway i can kek.

No. 102522

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best ds game ever made

No. 102537

>>102251
>>102254
I wish i could like Haunting Ground. I bought it on ebay( amazing copy too. with the manual) a few years ago and played through it twice. I just couldnt get into the horrible controls and the storyline is actual disgusting and creepy. Right out of some incels' fantasy. Also, Fiona is trash with zero personality.

No. 102565

>>102537
yes, the fact that it was made by a scrote who obviously gets off on the idea of pregnancy is obvious kek
>actual disgusting and creepy
That's honestly why I like it, same for Rule of Rose despite the awful gameplay. Clock Tower games and their spiritual successors all have the same sexual/creepy vibe

No. 102566

>>102412
It's so upsetting how they never made a self-insert hogwarts game before mobile cancer took over

No. 102568

>>102566
Never understood why they never did, would have been a hit.

The only recent games that I enjoyed were BOTW and Subnautica.
I really want a good RPG and I've been thinking about finally playing Dragon Age Inquisition, but I'm scared that I won't like it, considering the hellfest that was DA2.
The only thing that saved this game in my heart was Fenris, and he's the only reason why I would replay it.
mfw no cute broody elf in DAI

No. 102572

>>102566
Ughh, I would love an open world Harry Potter game with a customizable main character

No. 102573

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>>102568
It's much much better than DA2 imo.
If you give it a shot, there's an early area called The Hinterlands that is massive and you might feel the need to complete everything before moving on. You can and should come back.

No. 102586

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Any anons that love Bloodborne? I'm really sad that on /vg/ the Bloodborne generals are either gone or archived too soon.
By the way, a kind reminder that the online PS multiplayer is going to be available for free this weekend, so if you feel like invading and co-oping, it's going to be the right time.

No. 102588

>>102295
Bought that game when it went on sale. I stopped when I reached level 20+ and I got bored of it since all it gets grindy as hell and the side missions get a lil repetitive. Also, the map is huge as FUCK. I liked hunting the legendary animals plus fighting the mercenaries, though. Those were fun.

And like the other anon said, its more of a warrior's creed rather than assassin's. If you're into that sure get the game but if you've played other asscreed games and you're looking for that parkour and stealth then don't play ac odyssey.

No. 102602

>>102586
huge BB fan even have the hunter's mark as a tat. Currently challenging myself in the Old Hunters DLC to keep the guy in Ludwig's area alive. it doesn't do anything storywise but gives me something to do. Problem is Ludwig always bulldozes the poor guy at the start.

No. 102607

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>>102602
> even have the hunter's mark as a tat.
That's so cool!
> Currently challenging myself in the Old Hunters DLC to keep the guy in Ludwig's area alive.
I managed once by pure luck to keep him alive and I've played Bloodborne so many times. So good luck, anon!
Do you play online as well?
And what build and BL is your current character?

No. 102609

>>102586
Absolutely love bloodborne. I hope that free multiplayer will bring more people in, so it can be like a small return to yharnam event

No. 102610

>>102609
I hope so too! The multiplayer can get really slow even on weekends.

No. 102613

>>102568
Personally DAI was so fucking boring to me but, maybe that's just my personal bias against open world games talking.

No. 102614

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I love it when some JRPGs have that vibe that reminds me of old shojo manga about adventure or mysteries like the ones by Saki Hiwatari, Kaori Yuki, CLAMP, Natsuki Takaya, etc. Like some of the Final Fantasy games before Squaresoft and Enix merged, or Persona 1 and 2 (and almost P3 too), the DDS games, the Raidou Kuzunoha games…

It's hard to describe but I think what gives me that impression is how there's romance and melodrama but it's not fanservice for otaku, it's legit part of the stories and settings, or how the male and female characters act and are described. Especially in the retro FF where the male protagonists are covered in jewelry and makeup or how the DDS novels describe Serph as so pretty and so cute he's basically a feminine bishonen. Even some plot points are super similar, the school fusing with a supernatural tower in P1 and P3 is the exact same shit as in Mirai no Utena. If there are games that ever gave you that impression I'm open for recommendations.

No. 102616

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>>102568
Here is my completely subjective review:
I liked DAI. I didn't play DA2 so I can't compare. I really liked the beautiful, colorful, big and varied world and the many different monsters in it and the feeling of exploring the world. Lots of places had a wonderful atmosphere, which was what I liked about DAO too. I didn't care much for the story, I can't even remember most of what happened but I usually don't care for stories in games. I didn't like the characters too much, except Cassandra, she was cool. And Vivienne and Varric I guess. The rest I didn't think too much about or they got on my nerves (like Sera). The combat was fun and I liked it better than DAO's strategy based combat but if you liked the strategy, you might find this "watered down". I also really liked upgrading my fortress and collecting decor for it and dyeing my armor. And collecting different mounts. You can even get a giant nug mount. Isn't it cute?

No. 102617

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I want to recommend this old game, 3 in Three. It's a puzzle game, I found it really fun, sometimes a bit tedious but fun. I like how the number 3 is female for some reason too. She makes lots of snarky comments. You can get it here, you need an emulator but I think it's all on the site. http://www.thefoolserrand.com/04-3T/index.htm
There's also another good puzzle game from the same creator, The Fool's Errand, which can be found on the same site, but I liked 3 in Three better.

No. 102618

>>102189
>FFX-2 is the superior game
I fucking love ffx-2 so much, people keep shitting on it because it has such a different tone then ffx. But i love it so much, its a really fun game.

No. 102630

>>102607
I go for raw damage normally but this time around attempting arcane and challenging myself with the cane. Which is a fight in itself cause it's def the weaker of the main lineup in my opinion. My fav weapon is the whirly gig though. I don't play online currently as am a essential worker so when I do play it's weird hours and most times I'm falling asleep.

No. 102641

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>>102630
Arcane and Bloodtinge are my favorite builds. I have a pure arc character and it's so much fun. Well, at least when you get the milkweed rune and kos parasite.
Handling a cane is a very tough challenge when your stats aren't that much in favor considering you're going for arc.
It's a shame you're not online that much. I can understand considering your type of work but man, do I wish the multiplayer was more active. I don't have much time to play lately either but sometimes I just like to spin a round or two and I find myself waiting for people to invade more than actually invading.

No. 102715

Bought a tablet with my Trump bucks and can finally play FGO again! Except now I have a bajillion story missions I have to complete before I can do any events.

No. 102784

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What are some popular games that you didn't like?

For me, my recent disappointments were the FF7 ((remake)) and TLOU2.
I honestly feel bad for the people who never played the original FF7, I don't understand how they can get wtf is going on in this game considering it's a sequel branded as a remake

No. 102785

>>102784
A bit of a stupid reason but I got tired of the FF style. With these latest graphics everyone looks so polished, doll-like and with those big anime eyes… sometimes it looks uncanny to me. I really love Yoshitaka Amano's works though, I wish we could see a game with that style again.

No. 102788

Probably unpopular gaming opinion but I honestly don't get the hype about stardew valley. It's not good, the characters are boring, the art style is ugly and it's got way too much stuff going on. I can't enjoy it no matter how hard I try.

No. 102789

>>102788
Totally a matter of taste. Personally I think pixel graphics are charming. I agree with you about the characters, they were very boring, but I don't typically give a shit about characters anyway.

>It's not good

What did you expect, anon? It's a farming simulator.

No. 102791

>>102789
Yeah, I agree with how it is a matter of taste. I suppose because I like farming simulators I expected a really good one because of the way everyone talks about it.

No. 102972

>>102785
>and with those big anime eyes
I only watched some scenes of the remake thanks to let's plays on youtube and it was so weird anytime Barrett removed his sunglasses and had those huge lost puppy eyes. I wasn't expecting that at all at first for some reason. He's still hot though.

No. 102973

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>>102198
I've been playing it a ton on steam
How are you enjoying it so far anon?
The jellybeans are just too cute and the relaxed nature of the game makes for really funny situations

No. 102981

>>102785
Even though he designed the characters the old games didn't really have his style anyway though. The sprites never really reflected the artwork.

No. 103020

>>102981
Playing through whichever port of FF5 is on Steam and seeing those androgynous albino concept art pieces used as party portraits was a trip. For Bartz and Lenna, it's tough to tell who is meant to be who at a glance.

No. 103094

>>102973
I've only had the chance to play a handful of times so far but I'm really enjoying it though some games could use a little polish. I also find myself laughing and yelling at my tv which is something I never do haha. I actually had my first win last night!

No. 103114

>>102981
Ah yeah, you're right. I recalled the portraits of the port (maybe?) and the models in Dissidia for the PSP.
Still, a game with that style exactly would be very nice.

No. 103168

I said I've started FF10-2 a few weeks ago, I completed the first act, side quests included, in one go and I stopped playing because I got my copy of ACNH and couldn't stop playing that game. I'm gonna start the second act and see how time consuming the side quests are in that one, if it gets too annoying I'll just skip some of them and focus on them in my next playthrough. I know I missed a few things already anyway.

No. 103253

>>102785
>so polished, doll-like and with those big anime eyes
Amen! I'm also fed up with Tetsuya 'need more belts & zippers' Nomura's aesthetics and wish they made a game that has Amano's style. A while back I commented that I would love an FFVI remake, it being my fav FF, but if they made everyone look like underage androgynous models, I'll pass on it

No. 103279

>>103253
My god, don't get me started on Nomura. I can't stand his character designs that besically consist of spiky hair, at least 10 belts and zippers, and (especially lately) all black and grey with some accents of dull colors. Also his shit writing.

No. 103281

>>103253
>>103279
Nomura is a good artist but not always a really good character designer, that's a shame. It was weird playing FF10 and think that half of the main characters looked super cool and stylish and the others had awful clothes to the point of being a crime against fashion. I also wish he would draw less detailed stuff sometimes, I like the art style in The world ends with you.

By the way, when was the last time Amano worked on a video game as a character designer? He always creates the logos for mainline FF games, and he did the character design for FF6 and FF9 last, probably worked on other games after that, but is it actually possible that he could ever come back for character design and not just to design logos? I find it ironic that now that technology is advanced enough to translate his designs accurately with all the small makeup and jewelry details like in the new Dissidia game he isn't doing anything anymore.

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>>102785
I feel the same way with Persona games. I loved Kazuma Kaneko's character designs because I felt like they fit the game's dark atmosphere better and really don't like Shigenori Soejima's stuff. But I mean I get it why he'd be more popular, his style is more mainstream, more anime-like

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>>103287
I like Soejima as much as Kaneko when it comes to drawing and designing human characters but I hate how the portraits for P3 and P4 look like shit half of the time. How the hell is Yosuke supposed to be a stylish pretty boy when he looks like a humanoid giraffe in his portraits? Anyway, Kaneko is still working for Atlus but doesn't do art for games anymore, we need to move on. I'm still not over the fact that the story he planned for SMT4 was so long that we actually only have half of it in the final product AND in the direct sequel.

No. 103314

>>103287
I personally like Soejima's way of handling colors and themes, I think in Persona 5 his work is excellent. I also really love Kazuma Kaneko's demon designs though.

No. 103584

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I finally beat FFX-2 and guess what? Right after beat the 4 bosses one after another I forgot to press X at the exact time when I was supposed so I didn't get the good ending! I don't want to throw my PSVita through the window or anything! Fuck this, who thought this was a good idea?

No. 103594

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>>103094
congrats anon!
I have yet to win but I keep getting so close like at the last round or before the last one
the cute cosmetics in this game also up the enjoyment easily especially with the sounds they make

No. 103652

Just finished VTM Bloodlines, I might be crying like a little bitch, but don't tell anyone.
Play this game, everyone. It's the best game I've ever played, truly one of a kind. And objectively speaking, one of the best games you'll see in a lifetime.

No. 103776

>>103652
I played this for the first time last month and I loved it, amazing atmosphere, soundtrack, and aesthetic. Really wonder how it would have turned out had it not been rushed

No. 103809

>>103652
Would you say it's worth playing even if I hate vampires?

No. 103900

>>103809
What aspects of vampires do you hate?

No. 103907

>>103584

you mean you did ALL the side quests for 100% completion and the X thing was the only thing you missed?
I have this game for over a decade and never got this far.I get it though anon

No. 103919

>>103907
No I only forgot to press X. I didnt plan on getting 100% on the game because some side quests were annoying as fuck but iirc you can get the good ending with Tidus if you talk to the historian on chapter 3 and press X several times in two cutscenes and I did all that except press X at the very last cutscene right after beating the last boss. The perfect ending is the same except with one more cutscene I think? I'll try to get 100% completion next time with the NG+ feauture, I beat the game with 80% completion.

No. 103925

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>>103776
Right? Even though the team was rushed during the very last part of the game, they still managed to deliver something like this.

>>103809
Ayrt, and I'd say yes. I usually find vampires cringey, but the ones in VTM are actually cool. After playing this game I got both the Revised Edition and V20 rulebooks just so that I could read more about them.
It's a great story. Great writing, memorable characters with impressive facial and body animations, great voice acting, great OST, great atmosphere, sceneries, immersive experience.
Take a look at pic related if you decide to play, download the game and then the Unofficial patch from wesp5, and only use that launcher to play. Enjoy

No. 103996

>>103652
what clan did you guys go with? malkavian was fun for the dialogue, but tremere had the coolest gameplay imo

No. 104026

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Just because you know Santa Claus

No. 104035

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>>104026
what are you doing you old perv

No. 104037

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>>104035
Damn your sim is ripped I would stare too
When Santa came over he started yelling at my alien cat thanks santa

No. 104041

>>104037
weird, i had santa tell off my cat as well. Out of nowhere.

No. 104053

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>>103996
I played as a Malk, Toreador, Tremere and Ventrue before. I also want to try the Nosferatu, seems like the gameplay would be challenging.

Random thoughts about the upcoming game: Oh man, I really hope that it will have the humor and the writing style of the original, to me these made the game unforgettable. The dialogue in the new game's demo seemed so dry and void of personality. They didn't even try to make the NPCs seem interesting. I have a fear that the writers are going to pander to the SJW culture and strip the dialogues off everything that could be seen as even mildly offensive.
Unpopular opinion: while it's no Isolated, the cheesy Eurotrash song that plays in the club is a mood

No. 104057

>>104026
is that Hoelly

No. 104077

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>>103996
Ventrue, Toreador and Malkavian. Ventrue is a personal favorite.
After seeing how Nosferatus sperg at Toreadors, now I really wanna try the Tremere run just to see Andrei (and others) going full-on SEETHE at the fledgeling.

>>104053
I want to hope in a decent game because let's face it, this type of game is very niche and I'm starving for more VTM content.
We just have to keep in mind that it won't be no Bloodlines. The goth atmosphere won't be there, the game is based on the lame ass V5 edition, they have snowflakes like Cara Ellison in the team, Mitsoda seems to have lost his mind, they're using a different engine than Source, as you can see by the lack of acting by the characters in the demo. The characters in Bloodlines were so lively and expressive, while in that demo NPCs just stood there completely still with their faces barely moving as they spoke.
So I'll play it while keeping my expectations low, and try to take it for what it is: something different.
If it's garbage, at least we'll get to have a good playlist to listen to, since the composer from Bloodlines is back.

No. 104093

>>104077
My fear for it is that it's not just gonna be SJW pandering but outdated at that. I'm not sure I'll be able to stomach SJW nonsense of 2016 all over again.

No. 104452

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>>104077

>Mitsoda seems to have lost his mind


oh boy. you know he broke up with murderblonde late last year? both of them were really cool people (especially annie, she was super down to earth) until they moved to seattle and founded doublebear. there must be something in the water there.

it's hard for me to feel excitement because i think a lot of the old legendary game devs from the early 2000s have regressed too much. leonard boyarsky and tim cain's the outer worlds lacked the brilliant ambition that they were once known for. i wouldn't have known it was made by the guys who made arcanum, fallout and bloodlines if i wasn't following its development ever since they teased it.

the only veteran rpg gamedev who is still consistent is chris avellone, but he probably sodoku'd after he got #metoo'd over twitter. (fyi the allegations are bullshit and they were spearheaded by a known scammer) they 'wrote out' his contributions, but he probably just had the same role as he did with baldurs gate: siege of dragonspear (game was horrible and the snowflake writer even crammed a troon into it) where he just gives feedback to the writers.

the game is doomed to fail. i've personally lost hope in any good american rpgs coming out. i recommend y'all play disco elysium if you haven't. the game is completely text based and is up your alley if you like bloodlines for its characters/quests

No. 104454

>>104452
>a known scammer
I knew about the first part but not this.

No. 104469

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>>104454

in 2013, @SJBsMama (Karissa Barrows) planned a charity fundraiser event for PAX East (MECC) where they wanted to get the all of the Mass Effect VAs to cosplay as their respective characters. there was a lot of hype in the cosplay community as they would be able to get a lot of good exposure for their work while helping a charity (st jude) in the process.

sounded pretty good in concept, but then a bunch of them dropped out for whatever reasons and karissa of course failed to disclose that. pic related was the lineup midway through the campaign. at that point several had already dropped out (courtney taylor - jack, steve blum - generic grunts and raphael sbarge - kaidan, but there were more, im just basing this off of reddit comments) in the end it was only 4 people. two VAs (kimberly brooks - ashley and keythe farley - thane) along with 2 face models.

one of the costume makers (leah nelson) made cosplay for the model luciano costa and ended up calling out karissa over tumblr.

https://tifaia.tumblr.com/post/80354766538/a-word-of-caution-about-the-mass-effect-cast

TL;DR leah makes a costume for luciano, and when karissa sends her the money to ship the costume to her, she sends an e-check saying that there wasn't enough money in the paypal account, since it had been transferred to collect interest in another account (which was basically confirmed to be karissa's personal account as she did not have an EIN for MECC) leah starts smelling bs. leah and other members of N7 Elite (ME cosplay community) send an email to karissa voicing concerns.

karissa refuses to divulge an EIN or any transactions showing what the donations are for which they would be obligated to if they had tax-exempt status. karissa explains that nothing donated towards MECC is tax deductible (showing why you shouldn't donate to middlemen!) she even pulls the whole "we had no signed agreement" to push back against leah's requests for this information. but it's all very vague and a lot of non answers as you can imagine.

eventually, karissa kicks leah off of the project, tells her to send the armor back. leah refuses as she was requested by another project member to stay onboard in addition to not wanting somebody else to make alterations to the costume she sacrificed a month making. luciano still had the armor at this point and was meant to send it back to leah for adjustments. but karissa manages to intercept him and tells him to send it to her because leah "had to pull out do to personal matters."

No. 104470

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>>104452
I was looking forward to Avellone's contribution to the game tbh, but they scrubbed everything he wrote from the project and fired him after the allegations. This new team is entirely made of woke people pleasers with no decent game under their belt - save for Mitsoda, for the latter part.
Now we have Mitsoda saying he will represent Malkavians' mental illness more respectfully because the wackiness from the first game was "problematic" and people joked about fishmalks. Even though y'know, they're vampires with a very specific, non-human mental illness. God forbid these fictional characters with a very fictional brand of mental illness (which is more complicated than that, they're not schizos - they're almost seers, so it's not comparable with human mental illnesses) are not "represented respectfully" and get offended!
But what were we expecting, from nuWoD. Every pnp VTM player knows of the trash fire that was the V5 manual. The political shit, the Anarchs pushed as the right faction against the evil fascist Camarilla (which is now even responsible of killing gay people in Chechnya!), Nosferatus now look like normal people but with hobo clothes, feeding is literally rape because you don't have the human's consent, all the cringy in-your-face hardcore antifa shit… and this game will be based on this version of the manual.

No. 104478

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>>104470

the new team is a joke although ka'ai/martin cluney - creative director at hardsuit labs is an industry vet who has worked on notable fps games: mobygames.com/developer/sheet/view/developerId,7813/

he also worked on the cancelled obsidian aliens: crucible game. his linkedin says that he stopped working at hardsuit in july 20. brian has mentioned quite a few times that cluney was basically the reason why hardsuit got the vtmb2 contract: https://venturebeat.com/2019/03/26/vampire-the-masquerade-bloodlines-ii-interview-brian-mitsoda/

i don't think this game is coming out.

nuWoD is horrible but i have to give credit where credit is due for this awesome passage. i would like them to explore this concept in the game although i wouldn't get my hopes up.

No. 104516

Recently started playing LoL with the help of my friends, god help anyone trying to start by themselves. The community is so toxic, I'm watching a live game for some drops and the chat makes me lose faith that people are even well-adjusted. Without my friends I would have quit way early.

BTW I suck so any advice is welcome, still on bot games and practicing support and ADC.

No. 104545

>>104516
Sadly LoL has nothing on Overwatch. Devs there even listen to the toxic bastards it's why losers like Samito think their gods. Cause Jeff's too stupid to realize they only want the game to cater to them not to actually work. LoL doesn't really mess with what can cause them profit. Blizzard let a guy who had a booster service play in the pros even.

No. 104574

>>104545
ayrt
I wonder how this happens, I don’t want to try overwatch at all because I know about the fuckery that is their online community and sadly afaik the whole game is online so there’s no way to avoid them. Also the way those communities (for LoL as well) are all male-dominated spaces really doesn’t help imo.

No. 104585

>>104574
In Overwatch's case, it was introduced as baby's first fps. Then Blizzard decided that just because it was popular enough in it's first year to get on the tourneys they obviously needed to make a big ole e sports league and focus solely on that rather than improve the game. Inviting in that toxic manchild competitive audience.
A great sample of how shitty it's gotten is that people can change their usernames to full on slurs but shit like freehongkong and ggez are banned. Guy got banned on twitch because someone was spam friending him making it stuck on his screen with some racist phrase. Another guy wanted to prove how utterly bad the reporting system is and made a custom game called it "report me for cheating" Told anyone that entered to report him and was banned like 15 minutes later. For sitting in the spawn doing absolutely nothing.

No. 104636

I know this has been a polarising game, but I have been finding a lot of solace playing Ancestors The Human Kind Odyssey recently.

>Be in lockdown

>feeling the pressure from jobhunting, financial struggles, everyday life in general
>been feeling bored and unmotivated and games I usually love aren't interesting me
>often joke about how I wish I could shed my responsibilities and live a primitive life
>have found myself watching lots of monkey documentaries during lockdown.
>reject modernity, return to monky
>stumble upon this game by chance and buy immediately

I'm finding it really soothing to fill my spare time so I'm not left alone with invasive unhelpful thoughts. I'm so invested in my clan and it's not very intuitive at the beginning even with full HUD and tutorial so a lot of my clan members died horrifically. I haven't played a whole lot of games so I haven't seen anything quite like it before.

No. 104648

>>104636
>reject modernity, return to monky

Ideal

No. 104713

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No. 104754

Any rec for motion sickness?
Doom gets me dizzy almost instantly. F.E.A.R is the same. Some random crappy itch.io shit too. I can't name more because I don't even try and stick with whatever is non first person in a 3d enviroment.
I can manage some CS, but it's been ages and I'll try again soon.
There is this please have mercy I really like racing games sonic Doom mod, the main game you explore a map, but the kart doesn't get me dizzy nor gives headaches until after 1 hour or so. And it's all in Doom.
Should I return to Monke or can I have hopes in playing Warframe?

No. 104763

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I used to play the shit out of Prototype as a teenager. The mechanics were so fun, I would always waste time climbing around the city and disguising myself as passersby. I need to play it again sometime.

No. 104764

>>104763
This but that Spiderman game where the webs miraculously attach to the sky.

No. 104815

>>104754
Is it the first person perspective or just the fast paced-ness. Warframe is 3rd person, but also can be pretty fast.

The only time I ever got nauseous playing video games was when my brother rented this huge TV once.

No. 104937

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new DbD survivor is tasty af

No. 104939

>>104937
Hard agree, can't wait to hear his voice. New killer seems kinda disappointing tho

No. 105047

Bloodlines 2 devs announced that they kicked off Brian Mitsoda off their team. What do you anons think…

No. 105048

>>105047
They also kicked out their creative Director Ka'ai Cluney

No. 105049

>>105047
Just cancel the preorders, let this shit bomb.

No. 105069

>>105047
What the fuck? It seems they were completely blindsided by this too. Brian had been working on the game for 5 years. That gives me some hope that a lot of his writing will still be used in the game (hopefully they don't go through the story with a machete at this point) but… just tasteless and worrying. Definitely waiting for reviews before buying.

No. 105071

>>105069
Don't trust reviews though, I mean they all took it up the ass for TLOU2. Disregarding the absolute shit show that was Abby, that the story was god awful and clunked along clearly more interested in being 'gritty' and simping for Abby while trying to paint Ellie as a monster for killings. See what customer reviews are. Sure some are just gonna be outraged for the sake of the bad team but a fair amount are gonna just be fans of bloodlines who didn't keep up with the known info. They'll be your best bet to gauge how it is.

No. 105072

>>105047
WHAAAAAT

No. 105077

>>105071
Oh for sure, when I say "reviews" I mean from fans and smaller 3rd party review sites. I haven't looked at any of the major gaming outlets in nearly a decade. They're all shills and sellouts because they don't get their sweet advertising bucks and free review copies unless they suck up to studios.

No. 105093

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>>105047
This is why you don't preorder. I'll pirate that shit and call it a day.
I just wonder what happened? From Mitsoda's statement, he seems as confused as we are.

No. 105097

>>105093
Some wks on twitter already started overanalyzing his statement, saying that it's defo his fault and that he did something wrong.

No. 105145

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>>105047
Are they out of their minds???? Mitsoda was the reason why the first game was so memorable. Also I read that they replaced him and the other lead writer with a CONSULTANT who worked at Ubisoft. I wonder what happened. Poor Brian

No. 105146

>>105145
Samefag, needless to say, I'm happy with my decision not to preorder the game

No. 105155

>>105047
I wonder if they kicked him out because he was against the SJW, LGTBQ direction the game was going towards. I'm curious if Outstar will address this in a video, I noticed she liked the tweet that the dev team issued about Mitsoda's firing

No. 105175

>>105155
Judging from statements he made before, Mitsoda was ok with the woke stuff and even advocating it. I was hoping he would be a talented enough writer to make it work regardless, though it looks like that won't be happening now.

No. 105180

>>105175
Could you post the source of this? So maybe it was the other way around, the dev team wasn't having the woke stuff?

No. 105193

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>>105155
>expecting their employee to say anything other than "The game is good you guys, don't worry, everything's fine!"
Outstar is literally on the company's payroll to advertise the game, she's nothing but a shill. Don't expect any truth from her. In both her discord and the official Bloodlines one she's already been doing damage control since yesterday, along with the mods.
As for the SJW stuff, Mitsoda himself seemed to be on board with it, with the "treating Malkavians' mental illness more respectfully" thing. Ellison is even woker and so is the dev team.

What we know for now is that:
>Mitsoda doesn't have allegations, didn't molest anyone or any of that shit, as confirmed by the PR team
>the company talked of "creative differences"
>Cara Ellison is now in charge of the writing
>there are rumors of elements of the story being changed last minute
>it's possible the consultant from Ubisoft was hired to help polish the combat and action sequences
>the dev commentary special featuring Mitsoda, which was meant to be included in the pre-order bonuses, has been scrubbed
Brian is a meek guy with social anxiety, I don't think he's done anything.
There's a rumor about him strongly opposing the ideas of someone from upper management because he cares so much about Bloodlines, and they weren't having it, but who knows.
For me, it's possible that he wanted to polish more aspects of the narration/he wanted to do more, but the company just wants to release the game.
It's a Troika situation all over again. This franchise is cursed.
Pirate it when it comes out, don't give them money.

No. 105253

>>105193
It was a good run, but i doubt this game is going to happen. even if it does get released, who will buy it?

> Mitsoda himself seemed to be on board with it, with the "treating Malkavians' mental illness more respectfully" thing. Ellison is even woker and so is the dev team.


ugh

No. 105262

>>105253
Oh it'll get released it's already too far in to abandon and refund everyone that did preorder and costs of production. It's just gonna be an absolute mess.

No. 105279

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>>105253
They're too far into the project, it was supposed to be released earlier this year and it's got five years of work behind. They will release it, though I'm curious to see how are they going to handle this nightmare. Damage control didn't save them from hundreds, thousands of refunds and fans expressing their anger all over every single platform - and it's not going to die down.

>>105262
Oh, no need to wait to refund everyone. We're already doing it ourselves :)

No. 105315

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So Outstar said this

No. 105368

Need women to play OW with. Tired of going in VC and only hearing men who are pretty much sexist. Also wanna play comp.

If anyone is interested, I'll make a discord server.

No. 105386

>>105368
Sadly I only play events now. They all but destroyed that game sucking the league's dick. Now I hear they're gonna destroy shields instead of JUST add more tanks and supports to help with balance. I swear if I was someone of power at Activision I'd of lost my mind at how much money and resources are wasted on a dev team that clearly has no fucking idea what they are doing. Even Riot doesn't fuck up this much this often.

No. 105396

>>105386
Anon you're responded to here, and I agree. Although I'm not sure why you said Activision. Absolutely crazy how tanks feel like DPS now, and to hear that they're removing shield is insane.

Curious on how OW2 is gonna be like.

No. 105401

>>105396
Activision is the parent company to Blizzard. Resources and funding is coming from them. They'd be the ones in charge of changes at Blizzard. Any head at 'Blizzard' is a figure head so to speak.

No. 105420

Anyone can recommend games for someone with a shitty of?

No. 105423

>>105401
Ah. That's something new everyday, thanks.
Was wondering why COD was on the Blizzard launcher. Makes sense.
Thanks
If you still wanna play some events together, hit up!

No. 105425


No. 105495

>>105368
Hi! I could join, however I play on EU server and I can play only as tanks and healers, or Ashe / Sombra adcs. I suck when it comes to character pool I guess, but I carried my friend to Diamond. I wish OW reworked their comp system, matching against high platinums and diamonds while being mid gold sucks, yet I cba buying a new account.

No. 105497

>>105425
PC, I think.

>>105420
You need to specify what genres you like, there are too many well-optimized games that can run on toasters but without knowing what you like to play it's hard to recommend.

No. 105514

>>105420
Play VTM Bloodlines

No. 105556

I am SO fucking excited because Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles remaster is coming out on switch in like 4 days. This was my first rpg and still has one of the most unique OSTs from any game I've played.

I know it may be nostalgia talking but I am excite.

No. 105600

I'm playing Catherine Fullbody now and I think I'm about to get one of Rin's ending. It's hard to tell how if you'll get Rin's ending on a first run despite it being easy to know if you'll get one of Catherine's or Katherine's endings because of the law VS chaos system. I'm enjoying the game so far anyway. I also feel like I can enjoy the story way more now that I'm an adult compared to when the original just got released and I watched a playthrough soon after.

No. 105608

>>105600
Do you think it makes sense to play Fullbody after i've finished the original 5 times? Is it different enough?

No. 105610

>>105608
Not sure if that helps since as I said I only watched a playthrough long ago, but there are new endings for Catherine and Katherine, there's Rin in general who changes the story a little by default, and there are new puzzles. When starting a run you can choose whether you want the stages from the original or brand new stages. People were sperging so hard over the new character that I only knew about the new puzzles when starting the game myself. Make your opinion yourself based on that because I feel like if you loved the original you'll either like the changes and additions to the game a lot or you'll dislike them a lot, based on opinions I've seen online.

Also it looks like I missed Rin's route but that's for the best, I want ending with the original characters before getting Rin's route.

No. 105665

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I am just in love with Grounded rn, it's such a throwback to Honey I shrunk the kids, and though they didn't have to the devs gave the option to turn the spider enemies into marshmallows for those of us with extreme arachnophobia. They plan on huge updates, but for an early access game it's def worth it just to see what they add. I'm really hoping for the ability to tame the worker ants and ride them about.

No. 105675

>>104585
I'm guessing the way Blizzard handles it is by number of reports by different people. Most gamers do not care about reporting slurs because a lot of them are edgelords to begin with. The fake cheater was actively asking people to report him to prove a point so they probably received a LOT in a short time and instabanned.

That being said Riot seems to take it more seriously than Blizzard. Every slur-user I've reported has gotten banned. Whether it was permanent I can't say but they definitely got punished because the feedback system tells you when your report succeeded.

No. 105676

>>105675
Also I'm of two minds on the Malk situation. On one hand characters that are CRAAAZY are fun to play as but on the other, It's frustrating to see films and games depicting mentally ill people so poorly. Perhaps if their chaotic behavior was framed as not mental illness but still remained chaotic it could work? I can already hear the people saying it's not a big deal but once you have someone who has serious mental health issues in your life (or are one) the topic isn't that easy to dismiss.

If there was no stigma against mental illness in our real world then I definitely wouldn't care about how media shows it but it's still a tough subject today. For those that really want cartoony depictions of insanity, think about rape scenes and ask yourself how you want those to be executed.

No. 105677

>>105675
what i don't get is the amount of abuse some guys dish out in unranked games. lots of league players i encounter need to get a grip, instead of losing their minds over not winning an unranked game. i'm just here for fun, which i believe is the point of videogames?

No. 105679

I finished my first run of Catherine Fullbody, answered all the questions sincerely and got one of the happy endings with best girl Katherine. I'm pissed I couldn't save Morgan and Daniel though and I want endings with Catherine and Rin so I'll definitely keep playing.

No. 105688

>>105676
Really? Crazy people have been jerked off constantly by the media for the past ten years. If I never had to hear another person bravely destigmatize their struggles I would be happy

No. 105707

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>>105675
No it's based on how many reports a person gets in a certain amount of time and the decay for reports is complete horseshit so often if everyone reports you just because you don't like playing Ana EVERY single game as a support main. You get reported and can get a p[enalty, even in quick play. As well as they just let the bot handle bans.

Even with the added replay system to further show when it's not a player's fault Blizzard just lets the bot decide even as it's been heavily shown it's about as correct in it's determination as Easy anti cheat.

Hell their recent big cheater purge only came to be because people were actually showing how bad it was by having full on AI programmed to follow them around and shoot and it being less than sophisticated in it's coding clearly firing based on the player's inputs on whoever they were actually playing. In fact the only actual reversal I can think of on the top of my head was a streamer named TreeboyDave who was even featured on their launcher for having the highest possible level in game. Guy only plays QP never comp and got permabanned on what appears to be streamsnipe reporting. And was only reversed after their pet youtubers broke ranks to say how unfair it was and get enough traction for articles. It's why I prefer Riot, cause even though they have a toxic fanbase they'll make fun of it, but at the same time punish bullshit. Blizzard pretends they're always morally right until attention is brought to how utterly bad they are.

TL;DR Blizzard has one of the worst reporting/anti cheat system in recent gaming and only ever fixes mass issue when it gets too public for comfort and they could risk profit.

No. 105818

>>105688
Maybe you're thinking about uwu fragile anxiety havers or whatever but I was more talking about people with schizophrenia and the like.

No. 106010

Any framers play Ai dungeon?

No. 106037

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I have been playing this in the last few days. I like psychology and the poster girl reminded me of Morgana from Fata Moru, so I gave it a try.
Is nothing special, barely a game, but it's fun for people that like to take personality quizzes.

No. 106040

>>106037
I was intrigued for a while. It was interesting to see what phrases came in the hallway and how she reacted to your answers. I found the endings shallow though. What's the point of a psychological game if there are still "good" and "bad" endings.

No. 106055

>>106037
>>106040
what is this game?

No. 106069

>>105556
anon, you're a saint.
i totally forgot about this game until now. i remember playing it on gamecube and absolutely sucking but loving it nonetheless.

i just downloaded it on switch bc of you and i'm struggling but loving it still. tysm.

No. 106096

>>106010
Me. It can be pretty good some days, but dammit, it can't just stay on topic.
t. tried the useless cyberpunk setting

No. 106216

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has anyone played vampire the masquerade: bloodlines? is it in any way available on a console? i realllyyyyy prefer using a controller. tfw when you break both hands and have limited movement in half your fingers

No. 106217

>>106216
yes, and no i don't think so.
the game as-is is amazing but so busted. you should get it on PC if just to make sure you can use the unofficial patches when it inevitably breaks.
it's not really complex, controls wise. wasd movement and lots of hack and slash (frantic clicking) but nothing more complicated than that.
i hope you try it, it really is a wonderful game

No. 106218

>>106216
what the other anon said, plus you have to interact with computers in-game a decent amount and type in commands and such which would be a pain in the ass to get around with a controller. I'm playing it right now for the first time and I love it tho.

No. 106223

Why am I so bad at Bayonetta? I keep getting shitty scores because I miss these mini-games in Paradise or hidden enemies in every chapter and I keep dying because of stupid reasons like beating enemies, accidentally picking up their shitty weapons, and not being able to defend myself or hit other enemies because these weapons are just that shitty. I keep getting a lot of platinum medals for individual fights but I get stone trophies. At least it's less rage inducing than DMC1. and its horrible camera. And Luka is cute, I like this dumbass. Should I just redo all the chapters once I get all the weapons and a longer health bar?

No. 106224

>>106223
Those games are tough and almost require autism to get really good at. I'm decent at DMC3,4 and DmCV but the first two games were tough to get combos in because of controls for me. Just gotta practice, but always remember to have fun.

No. 106226

>>106055
Alter Ego on mobile.

No. 106229

>>106224
Yeah I'm having fun so far, it's so addicting that I didn't even realize I played for like 6 hours straight today. So far in DMC I only played the first game on the PS2 last year and I have a copy of the special edition of DMC3 on the PS2 but haven't played it yet so it's hard to compare Bayonetta to the entire series. You make me feel less dumb about having very low scores though.

No. 106303

>>106216
You're gonna need the console to noclip your way sometimes, anon. The controls are quite simple, it's one key to attack.

No. 106321

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>pictured: me letting bioware continue play me

i just want my gay dragon game to be good

No. 106322

>>106321
>*continue to play me

fuck

No. 106346

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I need Rune Factory 5 news so bad anons. It was a miracle it was even announced to begin with but it's been over a year since the last teaser….

No. 106377

Anyone played Tell Me Why already? Is it worth buying? I usually wait for sales but I want to support Dontnod, it's still a bit much for me though…

No. 106379

>>106321
i just want them to put the same promo effort into DA4 like they did with DAI… but guess I will be as disappointed as I was with ME:A

No. 106415

>>106377
Is it the one about the trans kid? A friend of mine quit playing it for the sheer cringe

No. 106423

I beat Bayonetta. It's a really fun game, now I'll focus on getting more halos and buying more accessories so I can try the game on hard mode. I'm already getting way better scores when redoing the first chapters on normal mode too, I think I'm getting better at the game. The only real flaw is the shitty QTE that come out of nowhere but I've been told there aren't many in the sequel.

No. 106425

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This is the most infuriating game I've ever played. That is all I wanted to say.

No. 106434

>>106425
Yeah I’m not one to get angry at games but Fall Guys is an exception. Also I feel like I always get the same annoying see-saw stage

No. 106444

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I love this game! If only my real school life was even remotely like this

No. 106499

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anons, do you remember playing games at a young age and being scared of things that should have not actually been scary? i'll start. i used to play every nancy drew game, but message in a haunted mansion actually traumatized me. the whispering paintings and general ghostly action in it made the game unbearable for me to play at nightime or without a friend. i remember there was a scene where a ghost appears in the corner of a room and i legitimately cried for 2 hours. the ghost didn't even pop out at you, it just chilled and walked by your screen. but it fucked me up so much i couldn't even finish the game. granted it is a mystery themed spooky game series, but it's point and click and reliant on puzzles lol. idk if i was the age range it was meant for (i was in elementary school) but god those games were good.

i also remember being a pussy in fallout 3 despite being a tween playing it. i remember stepping out of the vault and being terrified for no good reason. just seeing the waste stressed me out like no other even before enemies started spawning. i remember finding megaton and not leaving for ages because i hated traversing the wastes by myself. got over it quickly though.

No. 106518

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>>106499
I was scared by the gnomes from the first Harry Potter game on PC, I hated the noises they made and they never disappeared upon defeat, so they always unnerved me. They are not even scary and I was already 8 at that time, I should not have been terrified by them, but I always asked my (little) brother to get rid of them for me.

I also have a fear of deep sea monster, so when I came across Hydrus in Shadow of the Colossus, seeing his serpentine figure looming in the water was terrifying to me and I waited for 10 minutes before engaging the fight. He is not even creepy like Dirge or Pelagia.

No. 106519

>>106425
YES there's just something about this game, IDK if it's the simplicity and pacing of the gameplay or something else, that for the first time made me feel like maybe gaming IS a waste of time after all. At least this title.
It's surprising considering how immensely popular it is.

No. 106531

>>106518
same and why was that gay ass harry potter pc game so good?

No. 106617

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>>106346
Totally agree!!
My 3Ds got stolen, along with my Rune Factory 4 on it. Even though it's out on the switch now, as silly as it sounds I don't want to buy it again because all of the characters wouldn't remember me and that'd make me sad, kek. Rune Factory 3 also seems good but I dislike playing on emulators, so I bought the Friends of Mineral Town Remake. It's a cute and enjoyable game but nothing is filling up my Rune Factory want! No other game compares to how alive the characters feel, the dialogue, etc, apart from maybe older animal crossing games. All the characters in fomt repeat so much, RF4 has barely any repeated dialogue and I got up to year 5 iirc.

No. 106651

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>>106499
>>106518

These gnomes! I was scared of them too.. and the slime boss from toy story 2

No. 106654

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Is anyone else enjoying Crusader Kings III?
I love the game. I was skeptical at first, especially after the Imperator Rome fiasco, but now I can't stop playing it. I really wish I didn't have so much work.

No. 106668

>>106654
I haven't played it yet but was kinda watching my bf play yesterday. He was about to be attacked by a wolf until his wife shot it with an arrow between the eyes and they proceeded to make love right then and there. That's when I knew I wanted to play for myself…

No. 106679

I'm playing Elder Scrolls Blades (on mobile) and it's more fun than any Elder Scrolls game I played lol. I wish the maps would be more versatile tho, and the game itself weren't so fucking buggy at random.

No. 106685

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>>106651
The Toy Story 2 game on PC was actually my first video game ever (excluding edutainment softwares), how nostalgic! I was also scared by some of the bosses like the jackhammer on pic related, the dinosaur or the toy plane, they all had this creepy angry face. Now that I think about it, it was kinda scary for a tie-in Toy Story game, some of the levels were kinda bleak and oppressive (the rainy street, the elevator network or the airport).

No. 106690

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I loved this game when I was a kid, and would play it now to exhaustion if the emulator didn't run out of memory. I always liked being scared, and the monsters and curses were thrilling for 7 year old me. There's no plot nor skill, but with nostalgia googles this game is just so damn comfy. I can turn my brain off and just fuck around in that wonky house.

No. 106699

>>106679
anon i respect you but how in the world is blades atop of your elder scrolls list?? i get shit on enough for saying skyrim is on top of mine but blades is unplayable for me lmao. if you want a phone elder scrolls game get daggerfall on android, that game literally ruined my life because i played it so much

No. 106721

>>106699
nta, but I can't stand how copy paste and unnecessarily large everything in Daggerfall is. You fight your way through that twisty random generated first dungeon and get to the town and then all the NPC's just say the same shit and you finally get to the castle through the copy paste buildings and the king just immediately sends you on a fetch quest with no story… It was really disappointing after all the hype I heard.

No. 106722

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Unpopular opinion but I prefer the original NieR over Automata, I enjoyed the main cast better (couldn't stand 9S at all) and the OST was more memorable.
When it comes to the gameplay, I saw a lot a of people bemoaning Gestalt/Replicant's as "omg, so bad, it really detracts from the gaming experience" when it's fairly standard gameplay for a story driven game and it works well (these people clearly never played Drakengard). Automata's gameplay, while good, is nothing deep either, it's even extremely simplified compared to other Platinum Games like Bayonetta or MGR. Weirdly enough, the fishing minigame was really barebones compared to the first game.
The story in both NieRs is nothing amazing and the messages tend to get hammered unsubtlety, I prefered the slow apocalypse atmosphere of the first one rather than the full blown post-apocalypse of the second one, and the surface level philosophical references got really obnoxious by the end. The world was super fun to explore at the begininng but it fell into the same habits as NieR when you had to go back to the same places during the different routes.
I genuinely enjoyed playing NieR Automata, it's a very good game, but it was over hyped to me (especially since I only played it this year) and it didn't have the same emotional impact as Gestalt's (Shadowlord forever my favorite game ost of all time).

No. 106723

>>106722
Finally someone who agrees with me. I was so dissapointed in Automata that I actually hated it when I first played at launch. I loved the cast of the first game so going from that to the (admittedly pretty) cardboard cutouts that are 2B and 9S was a huuuge letdown. I can replay it now and admit that it's objectively a good game but to me, the original is 10 times better.

No. 106724

Now I just beat Bayonetta 2 and it's insane how easier it is compared to the first one. And not just because of the lack of shitty QTEs. I didn't get any stone trophy, not even once. I'll keep playing both games to unlock more content and eventually I'll try to play on hard mode, and after that I'll try to get copies of Okami, The wonderful 101 and Astral Chain.

By the way, I'm almost considering getting Pokemon Shield but given all the things they added or changed in gen 8 I'm not sure I'll like it as someone who played all the mainline games since gen 1. And I don't like how they're doing this thing with DLCs to replace the third version when they should have spent more time developing the games to begin with. What do you think about it?

No. 106731

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>>106499
dunno about you guys,but I was legit terrified of the watchdogs on the PS1 chicken run game.It gave me full blown anxiety being chased and caught by them.Thankfully I read other people felt the same way so I don't feel as dumb kek

No. 106736

>>106731
that whole game (and movie) used to put me on edge.

this minigame in the finding nemo PC game was the worst. It's called "feeding frenzy" and the music scared me, not to mention the losing screen (which happened a lot because i was not good at this game) had me hiding behind my chair as a kid. (4:10 in yt vid attached)

No. 106747

>>106679
Does it let you marry women tho?

No. 106770

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>>106499
This game fucked me up.

No. 106775

>>106699
I played Skyrim like a madwoman and then I just stopped. It had nothing more to offer. I wanted to try out the extensions but it was just too boring to play the second time, I don't know, for some reason it's one of my "one time beat" games. I think the graphics with the general atmosphere made this game and that's what I remember fondly
Oblivion is fun with its crazy quests and shit, but it's tiring and so wonky. Morrowind is pure sentiment. It's barely playable for me, I missed out on finishing it when I was younger and now I just can't stand going through it. It's just too old for my hyper monkey brain.
Blades is just fun and easy, I guess. Quests are decent for a mobile game. It's not pay to win and you don't need to spend money at all. I wish the plot was more intense but still, as rpg for mobile? Enjoyable little game

No. 106790

>>106499
When I was young I used to watch my cousins play a game called Heart of Darkness, which was supposed to be aimed at kids and was rated E, but had the most violent death scenes I've ever fucking seen in my life. It fucked me up especially because the game otherwise was very cartoonish and light-hearted. Whoever did the rating for the game was clearly shitting on his job

No. 106839

>>106775
i can understand that, i should give blades a second chance. i do love elder scrolls to death and sometimes the lore is all i need to enjoy a playthrough. have you ever tried eso? i've heard it has interesting lore and writing but i cant stand the mmorpg gameplay lmao.

No. 106944

has anybody been playing the friends of mineral town remake recently? its on switch and pc! i had no idea they ported it to pc until a week ago, and i've been glued to my pc ever since!

No. 106950

>>106770
Damn, you're bringing me back some nostalgia where I used to rent this game from the library and play it on my old ass PC.

No. 106962

How is Crusader Kings III? Can I conquer the world as an Egyptian Princess?

No. 106999

>>106722
Bless, anon. I also think that even with the flaws of the original Nier, it was a much better game than Automata, which felt like a waifu bait game. (Sad, cuz Automata also has a fantastic OST, but i cant get over the main protag's design and all the thots who cosplayed her without even playing the game.)

No. 107006

Where should I start with the atelier series? I have a ps4 and a switch if that helps.

No. 107011

P-play Among Us with me p-please

No. 107019

>>107011
Sure, fren. Got a throwaway email?

No. 107057

>>106944
Right here anon! I think I'm going to romance Cliff again since I usually go for whoever seems the loneliest to me, but finally being able to be lesbian makes me want to go for Popuri and Elli too. How about you? Are you enjoying it so far?
I just wish rival marriages were back, even though I hate Popuri and Kai together.

No. 107069

>>106216

Play on PC with "unofficial patch plus" for the best experience. You could play with a controller on PC but you'd still want a keyboard for the occasional password entry. Many sections can be beaten with just dialogue options, but there are still plenty of sneaking or raw combat sections so make sure you level some weapon so you don't get totally locked out - if your hands are broken maybe consider cheating (you don't really miss out on any gameplay through this). Also don't be dissuaded from playing Malkavian on your first playthrough if that's what you want to do.

No. 107070

>>104754

I've never had motion sickness in a game but I have a friend who gets motion sick from FPS games within a few minutes, but can play VR (including FPS games) for an hour or two before feeling queasy. If that's in your budget, find a way of trying it out, and buy a headset if it's ok for you?

No. 107158

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Anons!! Can anyone recommend me PC games like Cake Mania? I tried pirating them for nostalgia purposes but my favorite, 2nd part, ended up not working at all and even on steam I've seen people complaining over bugs in this game. I'd love to play a cute time management simulator, or a game about cakes.

No. 107162

>>107158
God I still have Cake mania 1 and 2 on my 2ds and it's so addicting.I'd always end up craving for cake aftwerwards haha.
IDK if this game is any of the kind you want, But I enjoyed Diner Dash (2004 version) as much as I did Cake Mania. Maybe you'll enjoy it too? Apologies if this doesn't rlly help

No. 107163

>>106216
I got a shitty knockoff usb dualshock controller off ebay and it works pretty well with a program like JoyToKey so I can play pc games with it, haven't tried it with bloodlines though. iirc steam supports xbox controllers too?
Also seconding the anon that recommended Malkavian for the first run, but I'd say go with the base unofficial patch instead of plus

No. 107253

>>107158
Spooky Mall by Alawar

It's about managing a mall for ghosts. And it's like 6 bucks on amazon

No. 107327

>>107163
>Malkavian for the first run
Eh, I'd recommend the schizo run for the second playthrough personally. Some say that not understanding what's going on just like their character made the experience more immersive, but I don't know

No. 107446

>>107327
It really does just boil down to personal preference. I admit also that some of the clan-specific dialogue options really don't correspond to the base responses they're supposed to replace, and that sometimes makes it easy to get confused, say the wrong thing and fuck everything up just like real life mental illness! thanks WoD!!
idk about immersion, but it's definitely a lot of fun if you have a fuck around and find out kind of playstyle.

have any anons made any bloodlines mods? I'm learning and I'd love to hear others' experiences. is there a thread for modding games?

No. 107760

>>107057
>I just wish rival marriages were back, even though I hate Popuri and Kai together.

this! i want this to be my chill game that i'll be playing for several in-game years so it really bums me out that they cut them out. :(


i married gray because he was my first crush when i played hm64 as a guy. i was thinking of trying to romance the harvest goddess but i had no idea that you had to pick her when you said you liked someone or you won't be able to marry the goddess.

the game is still a lot of fun for me, i'm in the second summer right now. i really like the localization/translation – they really did a tremendous job. i like how it is a faithful remake with some QoL changes although i really wish they added more to the characters. i would've loved them to have developed the backstory behind lillia's husband leaving, etc.

i hope you're having loads of fun!

No. 107761

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>>104452
>hey 'wrote out' his contributions, but he probably just had the same role as he did with baldurs gate: siege of dragonspear (game was horrible and the snowflake writer even crammed a troon into it) where he just gives feedback to the writers.

According to Chris Avellone's Linkedin, he contributed a lot to Bloodlines 2. Bullshit that they wrote everything out.

On another note, this Euro sperg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TV_xrEU5o2g made a 46 minute long video on the accusations. He does talk about the scamming explained in >>104469

It is a long video but basically this sperg went through all of the accuser's tweets which include some quips like two saying that they weren't assaulted after the events that they now claimed were assaulted at. I think there's too much reaching but it really is incredible how much effort this guy went to disprove the claims.

No. 107782

>>107761
>Bullshit that they wrote everything out
I really think they did. Look at all the delays. When a game is supposed to come out in early 2020, then it gets delayed to late 2020, then delayed to 2021 (not even a defined time frame), you can't help but wonder what the hell are they doing. Not to mention it turned out that in the month when the game was supposed to come out earlier this year, they were STILL doing mocap
We're lucky if they don't write out Mitsoda's contributions at this point

No. 107785

>>107782
>>107761
Same, since 2018 they could have easily rewritten entire game if they wanted. Usually the most common cause for a delay is optimization struggle (especially if they planned to release Bloodlines on the current console generation and I think they did), but if they're still working on the actual content then who knows, maybe it really is the core story struggle all along. Which is a really bad sign.
I don't they wanted to release the game the same year as Cyberpunk too since it's the biggest competition and it would really crush their sales, moving to year after is definitely beneficial.

No. 107797

>>107782
>>107785

>I was not part of the conversations that led to the decision to delay production, and to my knowledge, there were no delays caused by the Bloodlines 2 narrative development.

- Brian Mitsoda https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2020/08/19/brian-mitsoda-has-been-fired-as-narrative-lead-on-bloodlines-2/

if chris is claiming that he wrote side quests and characters i think it's impossible to completely write out all of his contributions. they paid 2 years for this guy, im sure it was not cheap. it sounds like paradox really is shooting themselves in the foot. cancelled two preorders over this.

No. 107805

I don't know which game I should start between Bravely Default and Devil Survivor Overclocked. I guess I should start the easiest one between the two but since this version of DeSu has an easy mode it's not helping me make a decision.

No. 107829

>>107782
I don't think they could have written out all of Mitsoda's contributions entirely, wasn't he the one that pitched the game? so the core story would be his, unless they rewrote that too, which i wouldn't be surprised by at this point.

No. 107849

>>107805
Play like the first hour of both and see which one has characters you like more.

No. 107894

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Has anyone played this game? You go to some mansion-like dungeon that spans an entire planet and the dungeon starts generating clones of you that learn from your actions. I got it a while ago and I didn't get too far because I'm too much of a coward, I was afraid to shoot the clones because I knew they'd learn how to shoot as well. The setting and the premise and everything are very interesting though. I don't know if I should get over myself and play it or not. The main menu is the best I've ever seen, check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lKaN0h28gE

No. 107906

anons I'm dumb, you can play 3ds games on a 2ds xl right? I have a 3ds but the right shoulder button is kinda fucky and I have a lot of games I still wanna play. Can you play classic DS games too?

No. 107911

>>107894
That is a very neat premise, might check it out.

No. 107918

>>107906
Yes and yes. The only thing you can't do with a 2DS XL is use the gimmicky 3D feature that nobody uses anyway because of how fast it drains the battery and how it's uncomfortable to look at. You also can't play some very specific games like Xenoblade Chronicles or FE Warriors that only work for the New 3DS and New 2DS but you can play them on other consoles like the Switch anyway, it's not a big loss at all.

Btw about DS games on the 3DS/2DS, it works just fine, but if you want to play them with their original resolution press start when starting the games. On my 3DSXL these games look very blurry and stretched out because of the difference in screen sizes so I usually do that.

No. 107928

>>107918
ty anon, you've eased my concerns! Now I just have to decide what color to buy lol.

No. 107950

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After a long pause, I'm back to Dark Souls III and god does it feel good to play a SoulsBorne game again! I know the game is quite controversial among the fanbase (too samey from the two previous games and unnecessary lore addition and callbacks) but I enjoy it a lot, the boss fights tend to be very good and I love the atmosphere. I'm a bit rusty since I've played other stuff since then (I'm often trying to pick items with the round button), so I'm collecting weapons I'm missing to warm up. I remember being stuck to two hard bosses before leaving the game (Nameless King and Sister Friede), I'm not ready for them yet.

I'm waiting for the October update to finally start Sekiro, the game looks great and an interesting departure from FromSoftware's formula.

No. 107973

>>107950
You should try the Cinders mod. Adds weapons and armor from the other games, even Bloodborne.
FP regens by default so you're more free to use your spells and weapon arts. Also changes some enemy placement and boss behavior and abilities, let's you sequence break and go to a lot of areas earlier, so if there's a particular weapon you like, but can only get late game, then that's not a problem anymore.

No. 107981

>>107973
I'm a filthy console casual so I unfortunately can't experience the joys of modding. I've heard that this mod adds a lot to the base game, maybe one day I'll get into PC gaming.

No. 108030

>>107928
They're getting harder to find and more expensive. I got one a while ago and the top screen part is very loose which is apparently a common thing with the 2DS XL. It feels like it's going to snap off though and that's not great. You're playing a game and it's flapping about if you even blink.

No. 108035

Does Chrono Trigger live up to the hype?

No. 108036

>>108035
kek I forgot that word would do that

No. 108041

>>108035
It's one of the better old school jrpgs out there. In this case it's not just hype imo.

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No. 108152

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So yesterday we had a 5th anniversary of Undertale release and honestly I'm surprised how much this all touched me. The game was an amazing experience, and the themes of it were so beautiful and special, it really deserves all of it's hype; though I wish the fandom was a little less insane so there's no negativity attached to it. Still, it's impossible to avoid anytime something becomes as popular.

I really recommend listening to the 5th anniversary concert, the OST sounds incredible with orchestral arrangement
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srZdDAJbHfc

No. 108153

>>108152
My brother forced me to play this game. I was apprehensive because of all the tumblr sperging about it, but I'm glad I did. It really was fun and the music was great. I named my character Loser. I'm gonna listen to the concert now thanks

No. 108164

>>108152
I watched it too! The concert was soooo sweet! It looks like they put a ton of effort into it, and it was so nice that it was free. There were like 60,000 people watching towards the end. I don’t care how much of a meme UT became, still one of my top game experiences to date. I think a lot of people felt that way.

No. 108178

>>108152
i got emotional seeing sans in smash, idk why. just made me happy to see a game with such indie development meet the big leagues at nintendo. i love stories like undertale and stardew valley where small creators make such valuable and timeless games

No. 108198

Hogwarts but you get to self insert, finally. Terves stay winning lmfao.

No. 108208

>>108198
oh my fuckigh god finally

No. 108211

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>>108198
Finally, the day when I can roleplay as Ebony has come!

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>>108198
Haha wtf are these hideous things

I saw "Avalanche" listed as the devs but it's Avalanche Software (behind Disney Infinity) not Avalanche Studios (Just Cause series). Thought it might at least have good action but so much for that. This will probably be shallow, repetitive and shitty. Would rather have an HP-influenced game by a decent dev than a licensed HP game by some generic Disney payroll group, but I hope it's good for the anons excited about it.

No. 108285

>>108211
Ha ha yessss

No. 108298

>>108198

I really hope for two things: 1) that's a major success and 2) that there are only female/male options in that game kek

No. 108317

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>>108198

Im not a harry potter fan but by the leaks I saw of content, and previous leaks about the game were correct so im assuming these are too, it genuinely looks like a Bioware RPG with a Harry Potter skin.

>Romance and Rivarly Mechanics.

>Background (wizard, muggle, whatever) choice affecting dialog and minor quests.
>Choices. Choices. Choices. But a fairly somewhat linear storyline, you can still be an asshole but not completely evil.
>Combat looks like a mix of Skyrim and Inquisition.

Since Bioware hasn't made a good game in almost 9 years im hopeful about this and I don't mind Avalanche copying their stuff at all, it actually make me hopeful its going to be a good rpg.

No. 108318

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RUNE FACTORY 5 INFO FINALLY. I'm not even mad it's been delayed until next year since I never expected this game to come out at all. It's been like 7 years since RF4 was released.

No. 108319

>>108317
The way in which Elder Scrolls combat falls flat imo is melee, since it gets floaty. A game that focuses on ranged combat like magic is ideal, I'm extremely hopeful for this one. At the very least, getting to roam this incarnation of Hogwarts is going to be amazing. I don't care too much about the story but I do hope they make the gameplay non-tedious.

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>>108318
HOLY SHIT YESSSS at long last!!

I was hopeful RF5 was still being made since it never got removed from the Switch lineup in official docs, but it had been ages since they released any info on it. So hype to finally get an update! I absolutely loved RF4, it was the perfect mix of traditional JRPG with some actually challenging combat, fun life sim/Harvest Moon mechanics, crafting and pets. One of the few games I've been looking forward to in recent years.

Only thing I'm sad about is that I'm going to miss making this adorable boy my hubby.

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>>107928
And of course, this would happen. Hope you're able to find one without having to sell a kidney.

It's probably my favorite handheld. I don't feel comfortable taking a Switch on the go as bad things can and do happen, but the DS is easier to take care of.

No. 108370

Posted in the vent thread before I realized this one was here, whoops.

Does anyone play any MMOs currently? Recommendations for games and communities to try to make friends in? I'm pretty new to online communities in general so I'm not 100% sure where to start. I've heard a lot of good things about FFXIV so I was thinking of starting with a trial version of that.

No. 108372

>>108324
Yessss I love all the butlers. I loved marrying Clorica. (imagine if you could marry Volkanon omg)

>>108354
This makes me feel kind of sad. I played a lot of video games growing up but I've probably invested the most time in my 3DS. I still use the pink 3DS I bought 8 years ago about once or twice a week.

No. 108381

>>108354
oh noo, nta but I really want to buy 3ds xxl someday even tho I own Switch. It's crazy how expensive it gets here. A new one costs almost the same as a brand new Switch which is insane for a dead handheld.

No. 108382

>>108381
>which is insane for a dead handheld.
It makes sense to me though, people didn't just buy Switches during lockdowns, they also bought a shit ton of 3DS and 2DS so prices rose as much as they did for second hand Switches when these ones weren't sold anymore in stores. I'm glad I got my 3DS XL back in 2013, I had so much fun with it and I still have a bunch of games I haven't played on it and games I want to replay.

No. 108385

>>108382
it's been like this at least for a year though, so it's not covid related

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>>108372
Volkanon is cute! I love that he has a stern look but is actually a crybaby.

This butler talk reminds me of Cube from the Princess Maker series and the fact she could marry him. The PM style always skewed too young for me, but the concept was cool. I like sweet, thoughtful and more submissive love interests so it's nice the job lends itself to that haha.

No. 108430

>>108405
Too young like the ending where you can raise your daughter to be a dominatrix?

Jkjk but the kinda sexual endings always puts me off, it's deffo a game for girls but like, raising a kid and then she becomes a prostitute with art?

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God, I fucking hate how the new final fantasy looks. You can barely even tell it's a final fantasy game, it looks exactly like any other generic medieval europe fantasy game, like a copycat boring version of Dragon Age or The Witcher.
Where are my pretty boys, edgy designs and futuristic art???? What even is the main party characters for this game, if we will even get them???
I know that XV sucked but it at least had a clear concept with charminho characters. I hate that SE is turning FF into what annoying gamergate type assholes want.

No. 108436

>>108435
Yesss i thought i was the only one! If they wanted to go back to older ones with a medieval setting where are the over the top fantasy outfits and the crazy colours? Like Bartz, Terra or Cecil.

No. 108447

>>108435
>>108436
Omg anons I was wondering why the XVI trailer felt so underwhelming to me… this is exactly it.
I really hope we get more info soon, maybe something to make this appealing if that's even possible at this point. I'm going to be mad if we don't get party members.

No. 108450

>>108435
I was following the live thing but I joined mid-trailer and I really couldn't tell it was Final Fantasy until I saw Shiva. It looks nice but a bit generic, and way too bland to be a FF game. Also crystals? Find the crystals to save the world? Original.

No. 108453

>>108430
Seriously I get where you’re coming from! That weird disconnect between the style/gameplay and content (at times) was so odd to me. I played the games when I was pretty young, like middle to early high school, and even then I was like, what the hell is with the pervy endings? I remember you can even have her work at a “sleazy” bar (basically bartender at a strip club) and marry your character (her much older adoptive father) which just makes me think the game is partial pedo bait. Disappointing because it definitely lends itself to women playing it too, with plenty of cool outcomes like becoming captain of the guard, a famous writer, magician or of course queen. Never went for any of the gross routes obviously so I could ignore them, but would be cool if you could just turn off all questionable content and play as a mom instead.

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Any older anons that played the original PoP Sands of Time?
I was so excited when I saw that there was a remake coming soon but when I saw the trailer I had to actually rub my eyes to check if I was seeing things correctly.
Not only do the graphics look seriously outdated but the entire mood, the voice acting, animations, etc. look utterly horrible and devoid of any charm that the original had. Then I've learned that Ubisoft India was in charge for the game and whenever you criticize the game you get a bunch of angry indians insulting you even though criticizing the game is nothing personal against indians.

link to the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htzq7EEXQs8

No. 108469

>>108455
holy shit this is cursed, WHY. SoT is such a great game, tbh I played it again not too long ago and it still holds up just fine so, at least the original will always be a treasure.

No. 108472

>>108469
Yeah, unironically the original SoT despite having older graphics looks way better. The facial expression in the new one make everything look worse. Apparently the released trailer is in alpha and the beta screenshots look promising but to me, it still looks pretty bad. I honestly have no idea how a company like Ubisoft green lit this garbage. I always thought that one thing they ought to be good at were graphics.
I was looking forward to the Warrior Within remake the most but if they pull out the same shit like this, I'd rather they completely abandon the series.

No. 108475

>>108435
>>108450
lol at the comparisons with other western games and GOT. The trailer reminds me of FF Tactics, Vagrant Story, etc. and the little boy and the young girl look like they're straight out of FF3 remake and FF12 so imo it does fit in the FF series.

>Also crystals? Find the crystals to save the world? Original.

Like in a shit ton of FF games? Crystals are one of the most iconic things in the series, like Mogs or Chocobos, I don't get how that's a complain yet you're also complaining about the trailer not being FF-like.

>>108436
Amano only does logos now. Which sucks, his character designs were so detailed, imagine a current gen in HD in which he would design the characters.

No. 108484

>>108475
I don't want to get my hopes up too much but one of the new lead designers is a guy who designed the combat system in Dragon's Dogma, and that was pretty amazing.

No. 108488

>>108435
he looks like a 2010 let's player

No. 108490

>>108475
I'm sorry, but compared to other major FF games it looks like it doesn't fit. Sure a few characters are nice, but overall it's bland and looks like your average western game. And yeah, after 15+ fucking games maybe I expected something more or a little different than crystals. It looks like it's changing from the usual FF style but it's becoming boring rather than interesting.

No. 108491

>>108475
I have no idea what on the trailer reminded you of Tactics, I would have been more than happy for it to be reminiscent of it. We didnt see that much of the gameplay so I'm sure anons are comparing just the overall design of it, FF never really did this "gritty no fun allowed you can barely see what is on the screen because everything is so dark" look and it's disappointing that they are going for it.
I'm sure there's callbacks to older titles but in a series that is known for it's art and character designs, seeing something this bland is disappointing.

No. 108500

>>108475
I was hoping he would! The characters from early FFs look gorgeous in dissidia, i can imagine the world itself would too. But even some other designer that could bring that high fantasy feel would be cool.
You mentioned ff tictacs but even that game had some fun level and character designs and there were many party members and such, i didn't get this feel from the trailer at all… i hope it's just because it's too early in development.

>>108447
It would suck without party members. The characters and their interactions were what saved XIII and the parties whit a variety of charas have been a huge part of the game since forever.

>>108488
Stop lmao

No. 108503

>>108211
>>108198
This post made me so happy. Oh, it's happening , and you cheerleaders and jocks better not get involved.

No. 108504

>>108354
I bought the midnight purple 3DS years ago when Kingdom hearts: Dream drop distance launched. It's kinda sad to see this go. I wish i would have held onto my extra 3ds consoles so i could sell them for more money now.

No. 108505

>>108435
This looks bad. I feel like FF15 was the last good game and now that Nomura is back on the gaming development team and front row, it's gonna be shit. He ruined KH3 and he's gonna ruin every other game he touches, including FF16. I'm definitely not hyped for this at all. Nomura needs to retire already.

No. 108516

>>108505
Wait, nomura was confirmed in XVI? I thought the team was the same one behind the MMO.

No. 108523

>>108435
I feel like the creators looked at Darks Souls and were like…'Let's Final Fantasify this!!'. When I started watching the trailer I was like, fucking finally, an FF without effeminate J-pop singer looking people and then a few seconds later it cut to an effeminate J-pop singer looking person lmao…I get that they want to freshen things up and make the next game grittier and darker entry in the series, but this basically feels like a familiar mixture of FF XII, Dark Souls plus some generic European medieval fantasy game, there's nothing new here

No. 108530

Can anyone recommend me a game that has a similar atmosphere to VTMB?

No. 108547

>>108530
It's a different genre and has fairy tale beings instead of vampires but "The Wolf Among Us" gave me VTMB vibes.

You might also like the Shadowrun games, which are cyberpunk/fantasy rpgs.

No. 108548

I saw the recent Demon Souls gameplay trailer and that's it. I'm sold and getting the PS5.

No. 108550

>>108548
I'm going to wait for an eventual PS5 pro as I still have a big backlog dating all the way to the PS2, but I got super emotional when I saw the trailer as well. Despite all its defaults I love Demon's Souls, it has an incredible atmosphere and I hope they'll be able to replicate it in the remake. There's a lot of speculation if they'll add the cut archstone (notably because of that snowy mountain shot in the first trailer), but I'd be surprised if they did it, Bluepoint didn't add any of the cut colossi in their SotC remake. Also many people think that lots of elements from the land of the giants were introduced in subsequent games, trying to create the area according to the original vision would maybe be redundant (unless they build something completely new from scratch).

No. 108552

>>108530
maybe Dontnod's Vampyr?

No. 108605

>>108318
I may or may not have almost cried out of happiness. Unpopular opinion, but I think the game's graphics are actually fine.

>>108324
They might bring two characters from RF4 in, like how they brought Raven and Barrett back! Probably won't be able to marry them, though.

No. 108610

>>108547
Ah yes, I played TWAU and I loved it (and I would kill for the sequel omg). I haven't heard of the Shadowrun games, I'm gonna check them out, thanks!
>>108552
I heard of this but never actually played it, I'll give it a look, thank you!

No. 108612

not gonna buy a whole ps5 to play DMC5:SE but Vergil's theme pops so hard

No. 108629

>>108552
I loved that game. I mean, not like it's a masterpiece, but I enjoyed it from the beggining to the very end.
So anons, if you need a vampire game, this one is a good vampire game.

No. 108635

>>108530
Red Embrace: Hollywood if you're open to VNs. It is incredibly depressing though. I have a pretty high tolerance for dark material but I was in a funk for like half a month after playing that game. Writing is excellent but it deals with some really, really messed up characters.

No. 108647

>>108635
Nta but oh god this game fucked me up. It's so good and writing is excellent. And I still haven't finished every ending.

No. 108648

>>108354
just ordered one used for 168 USD which is not too much higher than what it was originally retailing for. fingers crossed it comes in good condition!

No. 108649

>>108635
I just got it, love sad vampires. Gonna pursue Heath, hoping he kills himself or something.

No. 108663

>>108612
The intro is grating but the rest is really good! I'm one of the people getting a PS5 for this among other stuff. I can't wait.

No. 108673

>>108648
Good luck, anon!
The eshop has some decent sales in the US right now. I'm just glad they haven't shut it down yet.

No. 108693

>>108649
You're about to go on a hell of a ride anon. Heath was the first character I played through as well and had the most affecting route for me. "Have fun" would be disingenuous, but enjoy the melancholy!

No. 108705

>>108693
Perfect, I can't wait to cry. He seems extremely interested in MC for no apparent reason, I don't trust him but I gotta go for the brooding love interest so.

No. 108711

>>108648
It's getting more and more difficult to get some physical copies of games depending on the series and how popular they are, don't hesitate to get an sd card so you can buy games on the eshop like >>108673 said.

What are genre you like? The 3DS is really good if you like JRPGs, even if Pokemon games aren't the best on this console (XY is ok but too easy even for this series, and either go get Sun/Moon or UltraSun/Moon but not both) there's a shit ton of Megami Tensei/Atlus games (originals and remasters), Fire Emblem is really good too (be careful if you play FE Fates, there's three very different versions of the game and the Revelation version/route is dog shit while Birthright and Conquest are both very good) and there's Bravely Default and Bravely Second if you like older turn-based FF games. You'll also be able to get into the Ace Attorney series, which is amazing too, especially the first three games, but they're digital only in the West.

No. 108712

>>108711
not a huge pokemon fan but I already have a physical copy of SMT4 that I'm playing on a borrowed 3DS, and I'm gonna get SMT4 Apocalypse for sure too. I played FE Awakening back when it first came out, I'll have to check out Fates. Ace Attorney and Bravely Default/Second are good ideas too, never played those games but have been meaning to check them out, especially Ace Attorney! Also luckily I've got friends and siblings with a ton of DS/3DS games laying around, I'll have to raid their collections lol.

No. 108714

>>108712
>I already have a physical copy of SMT4
Good, it's such a good game.As for SMT4 Apocalypse, it improves SMT4's gameplay a lot thanks to many small QoL changes so I recommend it too, but keep it for after you're done with SMT4 because otherwise it's gonna make SMT4 less appealing.

Speaking of FE Fates, don't worry too much if you see people calling it shit online, it's typical fandom war bullshit. Everyone's opinion was biased back when it was announced and then released because of the shitty localization/censorship and how you have to buy each route separately. The localization IS pretty fucking bad but the game isn't unplayable because of it and you'll get the gist of the story despite the characters being
OOC very often, and the routes/versions are all so different from each other that they feel way more like separate games than, say, Pokemon games from the same generation, or even FE3H on the Switch which was praised for having 4 different routes but they're all 99% similar to each other (except a hidden route that's like 98% the same instead). Then you'll se way too many people saying that the game is shit just because of the story (the lows and really low and the highs are really good especially if you like the characters) but they'll never mention how good the gameplay or level design are, many shit on the game after watching let's plays on youtube only.

And for Ace Attorney I think there are remasters or ports of the DS games and sequels so you can get the full main series. If you like them and ever get the chance to play Ghost Trick, do it. It's one of the best games I've ever played. It's on the DS, idk how hard it is to get copies in the USA (gonna guess that's where you are because you can get a physical copy of SMT4 unlike me) but if you can get one and you don't have a DS you can just play it on the 3DS, like I said earlier in the thread.

No. 108756

>>108612
There are shitmillion youtube videos sperging about how incredible and innovative this song is and I just don't get it.

No. 108760

>>108756
its just because its full of references to past themes as well as Vergil as a character, also people still hate Subhuman so any song better than that is going to get a ton of praise.

No. 108765

>>108760
I guess the bar for dmc ost is extremely low but even still, there was this producer guy on YT who was playing up his reactions to the song as if it's a marvel of audio engineering.

No. 108769

>>108765
yeah I think I know who you're talking about and he's a reaction channel first and foremost, he's praising it for views. people just like it because it's a catchy, dramatic, and thematically relevant song about a fan-favorite character that is appropriately cheesy like every other good DMC battle theme lol.

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I'm really interested in the new Tomb Raider trilogy. I like good adventure/exploration like Assassin's Creed and Naughty Dog titles. Would this satisfy someone with that taste? Would it be wise to just buy the 2013 game and feel it out or would anyone here like to enable me into impulse-buying all 3? kek

No. 108780

>>108779
TR 2013 is pretty cheap now if you get used or a steam key, reboot lara is a LOT different from OG lara but it's still a great series, it does give me uncharted vibes at times too!

No. 108787

>>108780
Yeah, I found a pretty good deal for the PS4 version. Thanks for the input!!

No. 108792

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Has anyone played Lone Survivor? Worth it for 10$?

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Any No Man's Sky fan here? I've been loving the game since day one when it was still controversial, but I just loved the vibe of being alone in space, ever since the release it just kept on getting better and better and free update that was just announced is mindblowing. It's such an amazing redemption story and I'm so excited to play it again later today!

No. 108806

>>108792
good game, I have enjoyed it. I think it's like 2-3 hours, 4 at most. Decide for yourself if it's worth your 10$. I was a poorfag back then so I just pirated it. I do believe that the game is worthy of money tho.

No. 108807

>>108796
Haven't played but it really is amazing they turned that game around.
I really expected the devs to abandon ship and move on after a year or two.

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I'm so hyped for DA4 and seeing egg boi being anti hero antagonist.

Blows my mind to see what Bioware did with DAI in 2014, even though it had flaws. My hopes are high

No. 108992

Arggh… this is more of a vent but when will we finally get some new scoop on the Elden Ring?
I was hoping the Tokyo Game Show would shed some new light on the development but nope…
At least Resident Evil 8 is looking nice.

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>>108991
i romanced this dumb egg fuck and I NEED CLOSURE, BIOWARE

No. 108997

>>108993
The way EA has restarted the game's development several times, I can't wait for Solegg to die in the prologue and the rest of it to go off in some less interesting direction.

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>>108993
Never understood hate fucking… until I romanced the egg.

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>>108993
>>108998
I hate him but love him as a character, punching him as a qunari woman was so good. Shutting him off in the Trespasser DLC is also the funniest shit ever. Imo egg wolf is going to be the best villain in all of the DA games

No. 109003

>>108993
he's so ugly but his arc and character were interesting enough to justify the romance. why did they make him bald lmao, it's my biggest turn off reeeee

No. 109005

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>>108998
He looks like the girl from splice

No. 109006

>>109003
Pretty sure it was so it'd fit his character of wise man. Plus he's going incognito so best make yourself kind of ugly to lay low.

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>>109006
There's a bunch of mods that make him look better on Nexus. There's some that add very subtle changes and some that make him look straight up Puerto Rican

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>>109047
i've found the one i want

No. 109050

>>109047
Still so ugly

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No. 109070

>>109050
Yeah lmao. He's ugly in the way Benedict Cumbatch and Adam Driver are ugly. Imo it's Solas' voice and the fact that he speaks in iambic pentameter that makes him attractive (besides the whole being the most lore important romanceable character thing)

No. 109071

>>109050
he's so ugly but usually I was able to kinda ignore that, now with the amount posted in this thread I can't help feeling repulsed every time I scroll. eww

No. 109072

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No. 109073

>>109071
kek.
He looks like the bastard lovechild of snoke and squidward.

I COMPLETELY ignored and forgot about him in my playthrough. Thought he was a background character. Imagine how puzzled I was when creepymcfuckface pops up in the final DLC. Legit thought he was a new character introduced just for the DLC.

No. 109074

>>109073
bruh what? how shit is your attention span? there's a pretty big twist in the main story involving solas.
>>109072
Adam Driver IS ugly

No. 109076

>>109073
>background character
anon wtf, the guy literally cannot shut up for one second. If you don't bring him with you in the temple of Mythal, he'll get all pissy just because he missed an opportunity to comment about muuuh superior ancient elf culture every 3 seconds

No. 109077

>>109074
bitch, were? congrats on your shit taste. the da elf and cumberbatch are ugly tho

No. 109078

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>>109077
I get the appeal but he's an alpaca looking mf anon pls

No. 109080

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>>109078
that's a shit photo, he still looks cute tho.
here he is beautiful imho

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>>109078
fucking file name kek

Thread turned into egg bashing, love that. Solas gives me a weird Alan Rickman vibe; you think he's ugly at first, but then he opens his mouth and you think of him as more attractive
Louis from The Council works the same for me

No. 109083

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>>109081
Agree anon, and eyeliner wearing boomer elf Avallach from Witcher 3 gives me the same vibes too

No. 109087

>>109080
Looks like some medieval peasant that had too much neanderthal dna

No. 109096

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>>109087
there is no accounting for shit taste

No. 109108

Mfw everyone is talking about Inquisition but no one is saying how Origins is the best. Also is it shit taste to prefer DAO over the whole TES franchise

No. 109138

>>109108
Origins suck and people only like it because of nostalgia. Writing is cliche, gameplay is clunky, Fade sucks major ass, would never play again.

No. 109152

>>109108
If thats shit taste i dont wanna have good taste

I love origins the most too! i had played skyrim and other rpgs already but when i started knowing nothing about it, it hooked me up so quickly, everything was good from the characters, story, choices, battle and music. I loved that i had to pause and actually think about what the characters were doing in combat and with work i could make almost any party combination work. I do think the graphics are very dated but thats not really important to me, just 10/10 one of my favorite games and i wish the sequels were more like it.

If you havent played it baldurs gate is cool in that old d&d rpg way too anon!

No. 109160

>>109138
Origins is hands down one of the RPGs with most choice in the history of gaming, you can solve every quest like 4+ different ways.

Sure it can be a little generic fantasy world but thats minor compared to the sheer repeatability and complexity of the quests and dialog.

No. 109177

Dragon Age 2 is the only one of the series that I've played. I thought it was meh but I did play all the way through to the end. I like playing mages, especially something blood magic.

Should I buy Origins?

No. 109182

>>109108
agree about Origins but I wouldn't rank it above TES Morrowind. Inquisition was tedious af because Bioware just sucks at open world design and should stick to Origins and Mass Effect 2 type of level design. When they went back to that style in Trespasser it was GOOD good. And the dialogue in Origins wasn't that retarded wheel type dumbed down dialogue

No. 109184

>>109177
It depends on what exactly you liked more about it, but i think you might enjoy inquisition too?

If the main draw to you is combat, origins combat is more tedious and requires you to pause and strategize, it feels more like realistic combat where you could die if you're a dumb bitch while inquisition can be more button mashy and give you that feeling of being powerful, and the magic is really beautiful lmao.

When it comes to story origins is a "closed" world with more focus on lore, choices and roleplaying, while inquisition is open world with many sidequests and you can tune out a good part of the "side" story if it makes no difference to you and only follow the main storyline to know what is happening.

No. 109186

>>109184
Samefag, that really clarified nothing huh

imo origins combat is way different, its slower and can be boring if you dont like pausing and strategy, but i would still recommend you to try it if thats not a deal breaker, and inquisition if more fast paced and open world with beautiful scenery is more your vibe. Maybe try to wait for it to go free/on sale or torrent and buy after if you like it?

>>109182
Fuck i need to play trespasser but i was so tired of that damn egg

No. 109188

>>109186
Trespasser is the best thing Bioware has put out since DAO and ME2 imo. High stakes, compelling, and not tedious or corny. If only the rest of Inquisition was as good. Fortunately Patrick Weekes, head writer for Trespasser and Solas, is head of DA4 too.

No. 109201

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>>109003
IMO he looked much nicer in the concept art

No. 109211

>>108796
I havent played it yet because of all the bad stuff surrounding it, but i would love to get into it now. The color scheme always caught my eye. So glad you're enjoying it

No. 109213

>>109177
DA2 is the worst DA game. Yes, please buy Origins. I think it's way more fun in rpg elements. it's slow, but sucks you in. When i got DA2, i tried to romance Fenris and felt like shit afterwards, because you have to become an actual homicidal maniac to get a chance to tickle his dick. it's not worth it. DA2 just isnt as good as Origins imo (gameplay and story wise)

No. 109215

>>109201
They stole from us a tasty chocolate god.

No. 109216

>>109213
I romanced Fenris and didn't mind it because I don't play a "good" character anyway. Just looked up some screenshots and Origins looks like muddy garbage by today's graphical standards. How about Inquisition?

No. 109217

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>>109211
Just look up how the sentiments are now, after the dev releasing free updates for 4 years now. I hope you'll have an opportunity to try it out! It's really enjoyable and there's so much variety between different planets now. Sorry for a poorly made photo of a screen, but here is a cool planet i've discovered yesterday, overgrown with meadows of luminescent grass. And I'm on PS4, it probably looks even better on PC.

No. 109218

>>109186
Thanks for the info, love that you elaborated on the strengths and weaknesses of both games.

No. 109223

>>109211

The release was botched but it’s since had a complete turnaround. Vid related.

No. 109306

I can't stand Dragon Age because they made it impossible to have a real happy ending with Alistair in Origins, and then it doesn't really matter for the sequels anyway and the rest of the love interests are shit.

No. 109336

>>109306
Alistair was the best part of DAO. Never finished the game because the fighting system was too hard and boring. Are there any mods to fix the Alistair romance and the combat?

No. 109342

>>109336
get good at playing games that requires you to think to not die. so long as you use what's between your ears you can finish DA games even on nightmare difficulty

No. 109345

>>109342
> so long as you use what's between your ears you can finish DA games even on nightmare difficulty
But why would I even want to? I have actual stuff going on in my life.
IDGAF about playing games that are no fun to me, anon. There are too many better suiting me titles that I could play in the meantime that I enjoy on boty gameplay and plot level. I recommend you to do the same.



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