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No. 262569

General Video Game discussion, aside from games that have their own threads.

What are you currently playing, what you are looking forward to, favorite games, favorite consoles, gamer set discussion, reviews, praises, complaints, questions, etc.

Previous thread:

No. 262573

Luv the thread pic

No. 262577

>where the story will go from here
Hopefully space.
I am really loving that design btw, love Yoji Shinkawa.

Sorry, but I'm pretty sure he doesn't have the rights to MGS or any of his Konami properties anymore.

No. 262580

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Was just finishing up the final checking the spelling of the new thread I was going to post when I saw this, kek!
Anyway here is the image that i was going to use. I can't wait for the next game

No. 262581

Sorry, nona! That pic is pretty cool though and hot

No. 262582

You should have added a thread number instead and post a link to this thread on the old one. this is lolcow.

No. 262601

shit thread. Why isnt this made properly? Which number vg thread is this?

No. 262605

Yeah I know he can't do anything related to MGS and Konami will keep focusing on pachinko but I'm shitposting.

No. 262607

Minimodding is worse than forgetting the thread number (8th, btw), curb your autism

No. 262614

no it isn't and they aren't minimodding. you did a shit job, op. the op pic doesn't stand out enough either.

No. 262616

The Mass Effect ports are free on PS+ this month. I'm not sure if I can be bothered to play through the series again though, even for easy trophy padding.

No. 262630

Honestly, I just had difficulty finding a lot of Awakening memorable in the years following its release, despite enjoying it thoroughly at the time I played it.

No. 262645

I loved it when I played it, got excited for Fates, loved BR and CQ but disliked Revelation (which is just a bonus route anyway and I bought the DLC on sales so I ignore its existence), but it's true for me as well, Fates is still way more fresh in my mind than Awakening. Maybe I'll replay both soon.

No. 262650

Nice pic, Im so addicted to Hades. Finally managed to unite the gods with a party. Now I just need to get that bisexual threesome going and then most major achievements are done kek

No. 262665

Is anybody else just not interested in the new Cyberpunk 2077 DLC. I feel like playing as V before the end of the game just makes it not that interesting, like the writers might force some dumb moral choice on us and it's like, I don't care about Night City anymore I'm going Devil ending every time. And having to deal with the chip and Johnny some more. It might've been cooler with a new protag.

No. 262698

I think BR personally is around Awakening-tier for me where I enjoyed it but it didn't stick for me much. Revelations is… I can't even remember if I played it, kek. CQ though, I replayed the shit out of. I logged 200+ hours on Fates and I think around 3/4ths of that was just replays of CQ (yes, I do have the 'tism)

No. 262700

Given all best devs either left the company or moved to new witcher game development, I don't have much hope for this one either.

No. 262761

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Just played NORCO and liked it a lot. Set primarily in an alternate future version of the real refinery town of Norco, Louisiana, where AI and robots are more commonplace. You play as a female protagonist who returns to Norco after discovering her mother died of cancer, and a mystery unfolds. Very atmospheric game with writing that is both good (prose and story setup) and kinda bad (story resolution). It's occasionally creepy but also pretty funny and made me laugh out loud a couple times. If you liked games like Backbone, Night in the Woods, and Kentucky Route Zero (haven't played this one personally but they're both Southern Gothic), you'll probably like NORCO. I've also seen comparisons to Disco Elysium due to the literary descriptions and general atmosphere.

No. 262774

This looks really up my alley, thanks anon!

No. 263190

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Damn, they finally put armor I want in a dungeon. I wanna cute cowboy hat, though not enough to deal with LFG and voice chat.

No. 263194

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kek some anon in the previous thread posted that plagiraized posed from the Bayonetta 2 cover art and someone sent the picture to Kamiya. He truly gives no fuck whatsoever.

No. 263198

I've managed to solo Grasp of Avarice and this one is said to be even easier, you can do it by yourself! Otherwise, esp with dungeons, voice chat is often not used at all in LFG-s made fireteams, just learn about the mechanics beforehand and you'll be ok.

No. 263207

I also don't want to pay the extra 20 bucks for the Dungeon key just for a hat though. I bought the 30th anniversy stuff soley for the Warlock outfit already.

No. 263364

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I've been playing SIGNALIS for about six hours and I absolutely love it so far. The inspiration from Silent Hill and Resident Evil is obvious but it still has its own aesthetic and atmosphere. It was developed by a mainly two-person team (a man and woman I THINK) and nearly all the characters and enemies are female. It's full of literary and art references in a way that feels purposeful rather than pretentious. Plus it's decently challenging, with a casual mode if you prefer.

No. 263365

i think an anon posted about the devs being two trannies in the previous game thread

No. 263374

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Any other Geometry Dash nonas here? I played lite in middle school but I recently bought the full version on my pc and have been playing non stop. I would like to become a god at it someday. It does get pretty lonely when the community is mostly twelve year olds and man-children, though, so it would be nice to make friends from here that play the game. If you haven't played it but like rhythm games, you should totally check it out, the lite version is free on ios.

No. 263382

I saw that but their post was mostly conjecture and I couldn't find any actual proof. They said it seemed like a tranny made it because the protagonist "walks weird" but I don't get that criticism at all, she's not human for one thing and she's creeping/sneaking because it's a horror game, there's nothing weird about her walk cycle. I researched the devs and there's hardly any info about them.

No. 263388

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kinda sus to me… "she" sure likes a lot of tranny-adjacent and coomer stuff

No. 263389

Maybe she likes them because they are related to a game she made?

No. 263390

idk anon if i made a game and saw people making coomer art and weird MMD models of it i would not enjoy that

No. 263402

Those really don't seem that bad. Liking posts from someone with a tranny flag in their name doesn't automatically make someone a tranny themselves. The art isn't really that sexual either, by internet standards.

No. 263405

Link to post? I can't find it with Ctrl+F

No. 263411

the only people that keep sperging about trannies when it comes to this game are retarded scrotes on 4chan. theres literally nothing that indicates devs are trannies. you can literally find the pic of the guy dev in google and he looks normal same with the woman artist.

No. 263412

That reminds me of when DMC5 just got released and Itsuno liked a lot of posts about it on twitter, including some explicit but not pornographic just yet Nero/V art before everyone knew they're father and son which means it was gay incest. So I guess some people truly don't care and are grateful for all their fans.

No. 263431

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picrel, it's from MtF thread #94

No. 263440

Next level of unhinged to assume this from names

No. 263444

Nta but it's not, those are two names that are commonly used by western trannies. Yuri especially (because it's the name of their favourite porn), unless the dev is japanese or a slav there's a huge chance it's a tranny.

No. 263448

They're German. I do suspect Yuri could be a troon because in my research, the company rose-engine is sometimes credited to Yuri and Barbara and sometimes Alex and Barbara. I don't think the members of the company have changed because they say they say they have been developing the game together for 8 years. If Yuri transitioned at some point, it could be that Barbara is a troon and influenced him, OR she's just a handmaiden. I still like the game a lot even if it's made by troons because there's nothing objectionable in it imo, but I just WANT it to be (even partially) the passion project of a woman.

No. 263450

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samefagging, but this is the "retarded" way the protagonist walks. Honestly I can empathize with the anon in the MtF thread, I'm on edge anytime I hear about women in game development because at this point I just assume it's a troon. But there is really nothing wrong with this walk cycle kek.

No. 263454

Idk guys, Barbara is a normal name, I know a few Barbaras IRL and they're all women, I don't spend too much time on mtf threads and it would never occur to me to even think that it's any indicator of tranny-ism. Yuri sounds like a pseudonym and you can't blame a woman to not want to use her real name in gamedev either; and given that person has "they" pronoun on twitter I'd be much more keen on assuming it's a fakeboi, not other way around. Women do gamedev too, it sucks people always jump to a conclusion it has to be an undercover scrote. I don't know anons, I just want to believe

No. 263456

That's fair anon. To be honest I've been let down so many times that I don't have much faith anymore. Women in gamedev are great but their games often get ignored because they're not scrotish enough and if a game isn't for scrotes then it's automatically uninteresting. Plus men tend to trample over women when it comes to gaming. Just think about all the "female" esport teams being all troons.

No. 263474

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>It was developed by a mainly two-person team (a man and woman I THINK)

Top photos are Barbara, taken from her photo archive website http://antihelios.de/indexhibit-photo/ Also her flickr has photos of her body https://www.flickr.com/photos/fivel/page2

Bottom is Alex, he is half-chinese.

No. 263475

Yuri is a normal slavic male name, to be fair.

No. 263484

Isn’t Yuri a male name though

No. 263497

Yes in like Russia and nearby countries, Yuri is a female name in Japanese that means lily and I guess that's why some troons like it and why some anons are weary. There's also the male Japanese first nale Yuuri that's sometimes mispelled Yuri

No. 263507

this sounds so autistic but whenever i beat trannies in league i say something like ywnbaw or you got beat by a radfem and i like to think it makes them seethe. you can tell they're trans because their icon is either the trans flag or they have trans in their username

No. 263510

kek. Very based nonna

No. 263511

Have you ever been banned for it? what do they react like?

No. 263517

thank you for your service nonna. what's the best reaction you've gotten?

No. 263523

KEK based.

No. 263524

nothing yet but I'm sure it'll get me eventually
I do it near the end right before we reach the victory screen so they don't have the chance to type back. moids love getting in the last word so I don't give them the chance

No. 263527

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Anons, what's the most fucked up game you've ever played? I'm curious.

No. 263528

Holy shit the thing with the father in this freaked me the fuck out, I didn't expect it.

No. 263585

Thank you anon, I found pics of Alex but not Barbara, that lays my questions to rest.

No. 263607

there are 2 threads

No. 263633

Considering making an RPG maker game nonas. It sounds like a fun thing to do in my free time. I've been playing the original ff games and I feel inspired

No. 263638

rule of rose but i played it as teen so it might not be as fucky by today standars

No. 263642

Degrees of Lewdity, which I learned from this website

No. 263644

some free indie game where you basically played as dahmer except it didn't mention dahmer, you would drive around picking dudes up and then drill into their heads. i forgot what it was called

No. 263651

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Looks meh, I like Shinigami's design but the rest are pretty terrible.

No. 263672

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i've been revisiting some JRPGs lately to get inspo for the RPG i'm planning to make, right now I'm playing an english re-localization of Mother 1. it's always cool to play games that a ton of game devs cite as an inspiration for their own games, picking out similarities and all that. picrel is a mr. saturn strap that was given to people who pre-ordered Mother 1+2 back in the day, pretty cute!

No. 263673

probably the one in your pic, tbh. Harvester just has a really "off" vibe, even in the not-explicitly-horrifying scenes. the FMV style is just inherently terrifying to me for some reason lol

No. 263674

aww thats adorable, kinda want one of those now!

No. 263675

there are some on ebay right now if you wanna get one!

No. 263677


No. 263681

I've played it a few times over the course of 10 years and it's still really fucked up, especially the themes of csa and pregnancy. One of my favorite ps2 games ever because it's has such a nice balance of show, not tell when you are finding notes and clues, imploring you to explore the area.

No. 263682

man, nintendo used to be on top of it 20 years ago. this is so cute!! and wishing you nothing but good vibes for your RPG.

No. 263683

I want to play this if you find out what it's called.

No. 263688

thank you so much! <3

No. 263694

i have also wanted to find it again because it was really unnerving. it had a simple pixel style but awful sound design and music, i remember. i can try to hunt for it again. all i know is the creator had his own website and he made some other weird games. one was called "crush fetish" or something where you played a big foot that stomped people to death lol

No. 263695

harvester always makes me laugh bc of retsupurae

No. 263702

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No. 263729

yes anon! how tf did you find it!
the game is here

No. 263741

you should make one! (and report back here how easy or difficult it is kek) I really wanted to make one ever since playing undertale, oneshot, and yume nikki but don't have any story ideas

No. 263846

I literally looked up "crush fetish game" LOL, I'm grateful you remembered that because there's no way I would have found the dude's website otherwise.

That Dahmer game is pretty creepy though, you probably can't "win" it but I tried drilling different spots anyway lol.

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I was wondering why the music felt so familiar. I was right KEK. Here's a lil comparison, trevor philips industries vs plump. Interesting..

No. 263877

ugh, i tried that and just got links to actual crush stuff which is really upsetting so i didn't want to look too far.

No. 264022

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No. 264023

I've been tempted to buy witch queen deluxe now that it's price fell and it's pretty affordable for me but I'm still burned out/bummed out from Bungie's garbage pricing strategy.
I'm still bitter over them selling the dungeons separately it's such bullshit.

No. 264024

I'm in a radfem gaming channel but I don't think anyone there plays D2, it sucks I have to deal with LFG and I miss back when I liked me clan

No. 264055

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I was interested in this since it has a space theme, talking gun like Skippy from Cyberpunk and looked fun i general, watched the first hour and fuck, it's annoying. The game was made by the creator of Rick and Morty so I expected the lame humour but they also added the retarded dialogue type where all of the characters stutter and use a fuck ton of filler words.

I can only blame myself for this

No. 264065

Based. I need to start doing this.

No. 264078

The only things I can think of are the human farm in SMT4 with the little girl saying "I will study hard and make Tokyo great!" at some point, and the human meat processing factory in DDS2.

No. 264079

I'm not particularly looking forward to it but I'll avoid spoilers as much as possible just in case I'll change my mind. I loved DR1 but the sequel was so annoying I couldn't even finish it so that's why I'm not sure what to think about that one.

No. 264085

they want what cruelty squad has

No. 264106

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can we talk about cruelty squad? because holy fuck is it hard to find another woman into cruelty squad. god i love it. the creator is cute too. i wish he didnt have such a huge twitter presence because its loser behavior and his fanbase is insane but i adore the game. it's weirdly comfy and often cute.

No. 264160

aw yeah anon it's a cool fucking game! I really appreciate the LSD dream emulator and old MDE influence, it makes me nostalgic. I'd like to revisit it and catch all the fish sometime.

No. 264267

That's probably one of my favorite part of IV, along with the monsters preparing you as their meal. It was a pretty eerie, I wish they had made it longer.

No. 264427

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>Find a cute looking game on sale
>Look up reviews
>'From the creators of some other game and Celeste…'
>gets bad feeling
>look up devs
>every single one is either a TiM, TiF, or have pronouns in their bios
Money well saved.

No. 264432

celeste is the one with the tranny child, right? its really creepy

No. 264469

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already played through this entire game and started a replay, it's so much fun. I really hope they remaster the other pacman world games, I loved them as a child. even just hearing the music was a huge hit of nostalgia

No. 264504

Oh I remember these games! Didn't know there was a remaster. Now I'm sad there is no Ms. Pac Man Maze Madness remaster. It was my fav.
I don't even waste my time with games that got that cutesy look anymore, I just know there is a big chance of being troon made. It's creepy that troons keep making games that look like that, no way they aren't trying to appeal to children and/or teens.

No. 264535

Eh? Since when?? I didn't know that

No. 264536

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I've been wanting to play this game but I just noticed it's labeled as "LGBTQ+ friendly" which worries me kek. I thought the game was just about the main couple? If there's some gay characters that's fine, but dnfw any trannies. Any anons have some insight?

No. 264578

There was nothing when I've played it on launch, so the tag must be referring to that update that came out later thanks to which you can play as a same sex couple

No. 264595

Has anybody here played Odin Sphere? I hear mixed reviews about Vanillaware's handling of women, and I'm wondering if it's going to piss me off. It looks beautiful.

No. 264597

Madeline is 21, not a kid, but yeah. She was confirmed to be trans by the creators, who said thay it should have been narratively obvious that she was.

No. 264603

Don't think, just play it. It's the greatest love story ever told.

No. 264613

Alright, I'll give it a shot!

No. 264619

NGL this looks way too cute not to play, if (from what I've heard) Celeste didn't seem like tranny said until the devs had to say it was tranny shit, maybe this game won't be obvious either so it might be easy to ignore the fact that the devs are male and female troons. I would only pirate it, though.

No. 264643

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>enemies all look like cartoony aliens
>except the female alien
>she must have a small mouth, high cheekbones, eyelashes and tits
kill men

No. 264647

>Why is a fucking alien wearing mascara?
>Why do aliens have human female beauty standards?
>Why must female aliens look distinctly human-like instead of both sexes of aliens being indistinguishable to humans (since they're obviously a different species from another planet and presumably evolved completely separate from life on Earth)?
This and every other instance of this bullshit belongs in the bad design thread, also it wouldn't surprise me if the creators were huge coomers since they seem to really like this sexy female alien cliche

No. 264648

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>Not a kid
That's a real shocker to hear.
I've never played the game myself but saw my little sister play it and felt so skeeved out by the whole thing of a man projecting his tranny feelings on to a character who looks exactly like a little girl. You can't tell me this character is supposed to be an adult TiM when most 21 year old women don't even look this petite.

No. 264717

This makes no sense at all.
From a dress up gacha on mobile to nonsensical BotW clone on consoles.

No. 264731

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It's kind of funny how the game went from simple scenarios about a girl's daily life to a fantasy adventure. I love it. I think I will like this new game because it's like Majora's Mask on steroids, but cute, I hope the story is nice.

No. 264738

Cannot wait, so far I've liked every botw clone I've played, played Genshin to death initially. (but haven't for like a year now) I'll stay for Nikki tho

No. 264739

Thanks nonna! That's a nice update then

I just think it's neat little girls can have such an expansive game made for them

No. 264744

I will definitely be playing this.

No. 264763

It always had lots of complicated lore and rpg elements. Miraland, it's politics and history are so well developed it makes sense to take the premise to a different platform.

No. 264780


I'm OP who posted and complained about it, you nonnas are so sweet. I am bothered about it because it just does not look cohesive and it triggers my autismo.

No. 264793

I get you tbh, the scenarios look kind of dark for some reason, I would've expected it to be as well more like the mobile 2D game, a more pastel palette at first or something.
And I also would've expected it to be more like running around and doing fashion fights with random people, but this trailer is showing something definitely more awesome! It's better than just fashion fights, you get to use the outfits in a way that kind of makes sense and you get to explore a cool fantasy land with functional clothes that are pretty.

No. 264927

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The creator himself being a TiM whose troon name is Madeline makes me think the character is just his pathetic self-insert, which makes it even creepier that he's depicted as this 21 year old 'legal loli.' But of course the real thing will always look like a hulking male he is kek.

No. 265001

A true christmas miracle for mgs fans

No. 265009

I remember an article about him where he point blank said Celeste's story mirrored his trooning out story so yes, she's his self-insert

No. 265016

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Anynonna picked up The Knight Witch yet? I started playing it a few days ago and already can't put it down. It's a shoot-em-up metroidvania bullet hell with some of the best writing I've encountered in a game lately. And our character is a 35 year old married woman!! I can't remember the last time I played a game with a female lead older than her late 20s, let alone a game where we don't lose our spouse in the inciting tragedy.
The gameplay itself is challenging but there are cheat codes programmed into the game if you want an easier time getting through levels to experience the story (I've had three cheats equipped since partway through the tutorial, but I'm bad at vidya.) I'm in the third act of the game and excited to finish it, but wanted to share it with all of you first!

No. 265017

I literally just went into lolcow but the art is so cute it caught my eye. Thanks anon, i may try it. It sounds like a genuine good game.

No. 265052

I played celeste a few years back and the creator wasn't out as trans yet and his male name was listed on the game credits so it was wild to me to see he later chose the protagonist's name as his own. Honestly it seems more like social contagion and retconning to me but who knows. The story itself had basically the acceptance and commitment therapy basics where you shouln't see mental health problems as an evil part of you that needs to be destroyed but to accept them and learn how to deal with the feelings instead. I didnt see the trans parallels when I played anyway, maybe my brain was too innocent.
The real bummer was finding out the composer is trans though, I was happy to see a woman composer be thriving in videogames but ofc it's not…

No. 265061

this is the most autistic thing ever but I can't resist trying to 100% games and sink countless hours into them grinding for achievements (if it's either a game I really like or one that looks somewhat easy to 100%). it causes me to take forever just to get through a single game. right now I'm slowly making my way through the yakuza kiwami completion list plus harukas requests to get the last remaining achievements and get my 100% completion dopamine hit kek I don't know why I can't stop myself from wasting so much time on this

No. 265062

You're squeezing out every second of entertainment these games have to offer, good for you nonna!

No. 265069

thanks nona that is a good way to look at it, I really am getting my moneys worth from each game

No. 265090

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i keep jumping between FFXIV and WoW Dragonflight. I like to RP cute stories in the first, but thesecong caught me in its gameplay loop.
I really hate paying 2 subscriptions for games overrun by trannies and furries.

No. 265096

Cp bump

No. 265116

I do this too, I just need those achievements!!! It's probably for the best when a game doesn't have any.

No. 265140

I played it and like you I had lots of fun in the beginning but now I stopped. It gets really stale because there's no rewards and the comp overhaul is terrible, and without friends it feels entirely hopeless to me. Really liked playing junkerqueen though

No. 265170

kek I'm glad I'm not the only one who does it

No. 265534

Destiny, Glad they didn't make the exotic quest too hard this time. Microwave room was hell, but spacewalk was cool, also Fenchurch! I wish they would make concept art for these lore only charas, I really want to know what Jolyeon looks like too.

No. 265536

I keep hearing the ongoing season is really good, how do you like it nonna? How is the seasonal activity and weekly challenges, fun enough to complete for a solo player? I'm playing on PS normally and my subscription ran out, so I wonder if this season is worth renewing it.

No. 265558

It's just the usual 3 person fight through enemies to the boss thing. But I play for the story, Anna and Elsie aren't really my favorite, but I'm curious about Rasputin actually getting some character. Also got another lovely gaudy as hell shader from the Dawning and sneakers from the season pass.

No. 265705

Does Black Desert Online have any good female armor options? It seems very coomerish, if there are no good options for female characters then i might just chose to play as male.

No. 265746

I backed TemTem, that Pokemon-inspired game, when it first ran on Kickstarter but I only played it for the first time this year. I accidentally hit randomize during the character customization and just built my character off of that. I didn't realize until down the line that the randomizer chose the male body type. It does that stupid thing where it doesn't outright say you choose to play as a boy or a girl, but has only 2 body type options anyway–so much for muh gender diversity. Anyway, I've been playing as a crossdresser this whole time kek. I can't change it either. I wanted to reset my game, but you can't until you've played so many hours and I'll lose the username I reserved in the original Kickstarter. So I decided I'll never touch the game again kek didn't have the best impression of the game either

No. 265971

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Nonna what was the website tutorial to homebrew your 3DS, I'm about to sell all of my games for january 2023

No. 265974

Nta but I used 3ds.hacks.guide for all of my 3ds consoles (I have 5 lol)

You can use GodMode9 to dump the saves from your cartridges too, I believe. GM9 is part of the homebrew/hacking process. Lmk if you have questions nonnie!

No. 265975

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how do you guys feel about the mgs1 remake rumor? I feel like konami will probably go through with it since it seems like they're trying to reboot all their old IPs. I will probably watch someone stream it out of sheer curiosity, but I don't see it being as good as the original. Not necessarily because kojima won't be apart of it (tbh, it annoys the fuck out of me that people always ignore the fact that there were multiple writers and the localization team did a lot of heavy lifting) but i just dont think it will have the same charm. especially if they don't get the same voice actors we would get a glorious HD rendering of solid snake tho, so it might be worth it just for that

No. 265977

No I want more Big Boss and/or Raiden

No. 265987

Thank you I didn't know about Godmore! Idk if I want to switch from my language to english (the translation is somehow better and funnier) but it's reassuring to have this option. Can I know if I can install games in different languages? For example Animal Crossing in english and Nintengos in french, or I need to pick one general language for the console and every game.

No. 265993

if this one goes well we will very likely get the others too. hopefully also on pc because otherwise what's the point

No. 265996

I hope they don't get yassified graphics, I just want the old look with compatibility for PC and I guess better resolution

No. 265997

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It will look the MGS3 pachinko machine for sure

No. 265998

Once you homebrew your 3ds you'll be able to play games from any region! I use https://hshop.erista.me/ to download games. You should be able to find whatever language version you want. If the region of the game doesn't match your 3ds (for instance playing an English game on a Japanese console) you'll need to use a homebrew app called Luma Locale Switcher to change the game's region to match your 3ds. It's pretty easy to use though! I had to do that because I have 2 Japanese 3ds consoles (why does JP have the best special editions orz)

Though some games are "global" meaning they aren't region locked!

No. 266002

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They should remake the original Metal Gear games first instead of MGS.
The devs would have a lot more creative freedom with them due to their relative simplicity.

No. 266004

100%, we get more Big Boss, Ocelot, Kaz content out of it too

No. 266037

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It does imo, there's tonnes of outfits and I think a new one is released weekly. Some are definitely coomerish, but there's so many to choose from. You can also mix and match outfit parts and create unique looks. Valoren is a full plate armour outfit available for all classes, I quite like it. Dark Rose in picrel is my favourite, wish it didn't have the stupid little gaps everywhere but I still like the look of it.

No. 266038

Samefag but Valoren is for all female classes, my bad. For female classes there's also nice ones like Vediras, Pila Fe (if you wanna be a cowgirl) that aren't class-bound.

No. 266059

No. 266089

Ayrt I think that would be really cool if they did that. Fuck anon the more I think about it now I would actually love that.

No. 266093

so what is /vgt/ playing this year?

No. 266095

I'm gonna pick up that hogwarts game. Other than that I'm just playing genshit

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No. 266107

Hoping Starfield gets a release date soon so I can upgrade my computer for it.
But currently playing Destiny, Genshin and a bit of Warframe.
Should really get around to playing some of my PS+ games or that free copy of Horizon Zero Dawn Sony gave out years ago.
And one last playthough of DX Mankind Divided for one last trophy.

No. 266137

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playing Tokimeki Memorial now that there's an english fan translation (plz no bully i know its a scrote wish fulfillment game but the art style is so cute) and i love Yuina so dearly she is my STEM queen i want to cheat at poker and build robots with her

No. 266171

Currently playing Splatoon 3, SMT 4 and various pokemon games. This year I plan to play the Bravely Default series, Persona 3, 4 & 5 and Zelda: TOTK. I might play oxenfree ii and Triangle Strategy.

No. 266182

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I love tokimeki memorial and I don't find it as scrotal as many other contemporary VN, it's actually really good. Pic rel is my fave

No. 266186

Botw2, Hogwarts legacy, Stray, Rune Factory 5, Odin Sphere Leifthrasir, Salty Hounds, Oxenfree 2, Haven, Sea of Stars, Harvestella, Forspoken (depending if I like the demo), and whatever else catches my fancy

No. 266217

trying to talk myself into getting back into my handhelds at some point this month, since there are several secondhand Castlevania DS games–PoR, OoE, DoS–i've owned without actually playing for way too long now. maybe start a new file on a couple of others i've been meaning to get back into–Contact, FF3–due to nostalgia. i haven't felt the compulsion to boot up my PS since Summer 2022, and i think i'm going to use this continued disinterest to stay in my internet free single-player lane where i belong kek.

No. 266262

>started (want to finish):

>want to play:

Fallout New Vegas

>back burner:

Stalker SoC (started)
Metal Gear Rising (started)
Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines (started)
Alan Wake
Risk of Rain 2
Halo Master Chief Collection

No. 266405

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I started playing this game because I've seen quite a few anons on LC mention it. Almost done with the Bachelor route, so pls no spoilers. I am intrigued but at the same time playing this fills me with hopelessness and existential dread. If there's a video game that could be considered a work of art it would be this, damn…

No. 266568

I can't wait to play hogwarts legacy. I'm confident it will not live up to the hype upon released but it will be successful and that is good enough to piss off the moralfags that want to see JK rowling burn at the stake

No. 266585

I wouldn't call the TRAs attacking JKR "moral", but yeah. Hope it's a good game that sell well.

No. 266587

started hades and really liking it so far! i need to finish pokemon violet and vampire survivors. multiplayer games that im playing currently from most to least are LoL, splatoon 3 and r6s. then im going to start katamari reroll and try to get into dbd.

No. 266593

Even one of my irl friends who is a TRA preordered the game, I woudln't be surprised if lots of these people who want JKR dead are actually secretly buying the game too.

No. 266653

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Any old school nonnies remember Yohoho Puzzle Pirates? I've been spending a gross amount of time revisiting it. It's sadly much smaller than it was in its prime, but there's still a decent sized community.

No. 266654

Katamari reroll is fantastic! I’ve replayed it so many times

No. 266655

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Anyone here played hypnospace outlaw? I really loved it and I’m super excited for Dreamsettler, the sequel, but devs have gone radio silent since they announced it in April.

No. 266656

This looks sick, explain the premise please

No. 266657

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I love this game Also fun fact, this game is what opened my eyes to "Drake" and the truth about "him".
This is in my top ten games of all time. I not only watched multiple people play it but I finally played it this year and it was just as fun. I love it so much and I can't wait for Dreamsettler.

No. 266659

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Job with crews on pillages which consist of various puzzles such as carpentry, bilging, sailing, etc. Fight other vessels to plunder booty. There are also parlor games such as poker, spades, hearts… After you build up some wealth you can customize your outfits, buy a house. It's a great concept and probably one of the most player driven game economies as anyone is able to own a shop, start a crew, etc. If you play, I'd suggest checking it out on a weekend when more people are online.

No. 266661

>>back burner:
>Stalker SoC (started)
Lol same, I can't bring myself to continue it because of how gloomy/draining it is

No. 266662

Bought a mid-range Steam Deck for Christmas for myself, any nonnies have any suggestions about good games to play on it?
I want to install windows on it too to play Genshin Impact, that would be comfy as all hell.
Man, I remember this game from when I was a tween! It was so fun. Glad to see it's still somewhat kicking.

No. 266663

Is it free

No. 266667

>>266657 I have no idea what you're talking about, can you explain?

Also, yeah! It is super fun just to play with and click around on. I LOVE how in depth the internet culture is in the world they've made with music genres, original memes, people with vendettas against the server owners, etc etc. it just felt SO real and I can't wait to see what they do with the next one.

No. 266670

What are some good Switch games to get. Any good recent releases? Idc if they are new games, just games for the platform. Maybe some old games that were revamped/made for Switch? I have Collection of Mana, which is nice, because it's three old games and wasn't very expensive. Anything similar?

No. 266672

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Man I really wish Rockstar would remake GTA London, instead of the shitty new GTA. I'm so sick of da ghetto/gritty urban realism/black guys shooting one another in turf wars in brown, gray, and beige buildings, and all that other gay shit. I want 60's London. I want the mod clothing. I want the attitude. I want the beautiful cars. I want to strangle a guy with a Union Jack flag.

No. 266674

there are a LOT of old jrpg's on the switch

No. 266684

ive been interested in this game for a while but kept forgetting about it, so i just got it for like $4 cuz it was on sale for like $7 + i had switch points to use. it looks really cool, thx for reminding me of it nonna

No. 266685

Yeah you just have to download it. I know it’s on steam for free. There are micro transactions such as buying doubloons with real money but you can also exchange in game currency (pieces o’ eight) for doubloons so you’re never forced to spend real money.

No. 266686

moon remix is really great, got ported to switch in 2020. other switch ports/remakes that come to mind are The World Ends With You, Katamari Reroll, Rune Factory 4, DMC 3, and the Crash Bandicoot series. also not a port but Octopath Traveler is a cool Square Enix jrpg with a cozy art style

No. 266689

Nonna nooooooo!!! The game IS good and I still recommend it but it was really meant for a mouse and keyboard. I played the demo on switch and it runs fine but it might be a little annoying to use with a controller

No. 266692

oh shit lmfao well i'll try it on the switch and if it's annoying to play then i'll buy it on steam while it's still on sale, won't be a huge loss i suppose

No. 266727

i hope you enjoy it anyway!!

No. 266750

this image really made me rediscover memories I didnt know I had

No. 266821

Currently playing
>Dragon Quest Treasures
I'm having a lot of fun with it. I don't like the gameplay of the main DQ games but I love the monsters and the humor so this is right up my alley. Dragon Quest Builders 3 when??

>Atelier Ryza 2 (started, only like 4 hours in)
>Atelier Sophie 2
>Blue Reflection
>Rune Factory 5
>So many more….

Also I hate that Atelier Ryza in particular is so sexualized in the promo art when she is not like that at all in game. Also her outfit in 2 is so damn stupid I had to change it. The girls in Blue Reflection are also sexualized but the story and premise are so interesting to me…

No. 266901

I recently started playing Rune Factory 4 Special and have been loving it. Tbh I wasn't familiar with Rune Factory at all before I saw some people talk about it (I can't quite remember where, but I feel inclined to say it was here on lolcow) and then I put it on my wishlist on Steam (where it sat for a while). I only just got it right after my dad fixed my computer on Christmas and I saw the Steam winter sale happening. It was one of the games I got and so far the one I've played the most lol. Ngl I'm excited to romance the bachelors, specifically Dylas and Leon, and Vishnal to a lesser extent

Aside from that I want to get back into the Yakuza games (last year I played Yakuza 0 which was fucking amazing, and I was playing Yakuza Kiwami but never got around to finishing it)

No. 266924

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even thought I don't play soul-like games and I wonder wtf is up with all these pinocchio remakes, lies of P looks like an interesting game and "Pinocchio" looks pretty

No. 267000

Is that Pinocchio? damn, they out here making a hot af wooden boy.

No. 267032

geppetto made a bishounen sex doll

No. 267218

currently playing
>Persona 5 Royal
>Yakuza Kiwami 2
going to play
>Hypnospace Outlaw
>Corpse Party: Book of Shadows
>BOTW2, when it comes out

No. 267225

currently Elden Ring, then Outer Wilds and Psychonauts 2.

No. 267226

If that's Pinocchio then I'll show him how to be a real boy kek

No. 267228

i opened the game and was immediately like "oh fuck that anon was right" but luckily the developers added keyboard and mouse compatibility for the switch version so i just did that so it worked out lol. i'm only like 5mins in but i already like it a lot, great visuals

No. 267232

oh i'm glad to hear it! my only experience was fucking around in the demo for like ten minutes (and in handheld mode) and immediately moving to steam, so I'm glad there's options for a mouse

No. 267248

>I Was A Teenage Exocolonist
>Knight Witch
>Sail Forth
>Gnosia (replaying)
>Strange Horticulture (replaying for like the fifth time)
Waiting to play
>Persona 3 FES (played it 10+ years ago, super excited to replay on Switch!)
>Roots of Pacha
>Hogwarts Legacy
>Pokemon Scarlet (I know it's already released, but I'm waiting a few months to see if they re-patch the game first)
Anynonny have upcoming indie game recs?

No. 267249

I don't play a lot of games lately, and mostly it's old as fuck shit that I've played for 10 years straight (M&B, CK2, modded HL), but recently I've been thinking about buying a gaming laptop (I need a laptop over a PC because of reasons). The problem is, I don't think that it would be a worthwhile purchase. I can get a regular laptop for a way cheaper price than a gaming laptop, but I don't play a lot of games (especially modern ones), so obviously I don't need it that much. On other hand, a regular laptop has an absolutely shitty video card, so I sure it will struggle running most games. What do, nonnas? The price is considerable, but for some reason I really want a good gaming laptop, but for what? Playing FNV for millions of times? It's difficult to choose. I don't like playing games anymore, but sometimes I like to spend an evening playing a session of CKII, but spending twice as much on a laptop is a bit too much for me for something that I do only occasionally.
For the record, I'm choosing between ASUS TUF Gaming F15 and ASUS X515. With the later I also can buy a drawing tablet on top of that, which I also need. Sorry if off-topic, but it still kinda gaming related, so…

No. 267298

Sea of Stars is set to come out this year. It's a retro inspired "J"RPG that looks really pretty.

No. 267388

Actually you might very well be able to run New Vegas and CK2 on the ASUS X515. My very own not-gaming laptop has these specs : https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c06361886, and it had no problem running M&B

No. 267425

Ah, my last laptop was a Dell XPS 15, but in the last year I bought a Lenovo Legion Slim, and that's an actual gaming laptop, minus the gay RGB keyboard. I'm also like you, I prefer playing older games (FNV is extremely cozy, ain't it? You better be romancin' Joshua). I say as long as it can handle games up to, say, Skyrim-era, and can handle a game that could have dozens of mods, you'll be fine. I prefer laptops over a PC myself, I've been using them for 10+ years now. I managed to play Mass Effect 2 on a shitty Macbook that had taken a beating during college, and I was happy as a clam.

No. 267446

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I finally beat SMT5 and went with the law ending. I managed to do almost all the side quests except the one that requires beating Shiva because fuck that, I got all the mimans and amalgams, and I found the last boss fight to be way easier than the second fight against Zeus because I didn't get the true neutral ending. Fuck Chiyoda, easily the worst part of the game.

Anyway, I'm now going back to Pokemon Legend Arceus, which I started months ago and I'm now done with the tutorial and I'm given missions here and there. I'm still at the very beginning of the game though. How long is it if I want to 100% the game? Is it possible to complete the pokedex without trading, since it's a spinoff? I'm guessing it's still an easy game like the rest of the series compared to SMT, because I took a long time beating SMT5 but it was still very intense.

No. 267598

Started Trails of Cold Steel today and I'm a little (a lot) miserable about all of the coomerbait perv gags… It's jarring coming right off of Trails in the Sky and Estelle threatening violence to moids. I miss my girl!
I do enjoy the world and lore of these games a lot though, so I'll persevere.

No. 267601

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the dex isn't too hard to fill since it inly has a few hundred pokes. pretty sure you can finish without trading, there's an item you can buy to evolve pokes like gengar that normally evolve by trading.
It's a really great game that has a lot of cool concepts like mew capture mechanisms and alpha pokémon. picrel is me an my big boye

No. 267603

I shall give you my data.
I played for 50 hours, I have not 100% the game but I have done all endgame story content and some extra stuff I don't think it would take much longer.
The most time consuming thing to 100% is your bag storage capacity.

No. 267607

100%ing the game takes ages because you have to catch dozens of the same Pokemon over and over again. Good luck if you go for it.

No. 267827

Sounds like I'm not gonna 100% the game then.

What do you mean by that? I'm playing on my Switch so if you're talking about emulating the game and using your save file that won't be possible.

Your Gengar is cute! I want one, I hate that you need to trade pokemon to get one usually.

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not in legends arceus! you can evolve him with an item so anyone can live the gengar dream

No. 267960

Playing Pentiment atm, a murder-mystery point and click adventure game and wholeheartedly recommend it to any anon who doesn't mind reading a lot. It's super atmospheric

No. 267967

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Samefag, also recommend the Case of the Golden Idol. Great game, although I'm not good with details and stopped playing after a few chapters because my brain was hurting kek

No. 267976

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pentiment is great. makes me think of disco elysium

No. 267981

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Makes my heart so happy seeing other nonnas playing Pentiment! It's refreshing to have an RPG that doesn't give the player the "illusion" of choice. It's been so cool seeing how your decisions effect the world and characters. Ended up buying a few calligraphy pens because of it too.
>Tfw you will never work in a scriptorium

No. 268108

If you paid money for disney dreamlight valley you are retarded considering it's 1. Full of bugs 2. Is going free to play this year. I'm just waiting out for it instead of buying especially since the subreddit for the game is 75% people complaining they can't even access certain areas or about glitches that are gamebreaking

No. 268112

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I bought the La Pucelle/Rhapsody combo pack port for the switch and it's very fun so far. La Pucelle has some coomer elements but I like the main character from what I've played so far. I've been absolutely loving Rhapsody and would have been obsessed with it had I played it as a little girl. The only real nitpick I have is with the musical numbers which I feel could have been improved by making them a sort mini rhythm game segment.

No. 268139

Haha no sorry, I meant I'll give you the info, sorry if it was worded oddly

No. 268154

i want to finish AI Somnium Files because i hear good things about it but i had to stop after a few hours when i tried playing it last year because of the way the game presents/treats Iris in this weird pervy way that i found annoying and unnecessary, especially considering her age. can anyone let me know if that element becomes less obnoxious later on or is the game just… like that? and if it is like that throughout, is it still worth playing? i think i could get over it if the story is really compelling/interesting, i just don't wanna waste my time on coomerbait

No. 268155

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I was obsessed with Rhapsody as a kid too! I had a crush on picrel… I remember her talking about how she swam some insane distance (I think to a ship) when the MC asked her how she got there, and thinking that she was soooo cool, haha.

No. 268166

I played this last month! I can add to the nonas who said they enjoyed it, I thought it was a really interesting take on a detective game!

No. 268172

I fuckin loved Rhapsody, the character designs were so cute and wholesome and fun. And I like that the main character was named "Cornet".

No. 268250

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My main issue with Rhapsody was the dungeon design. Maybe they changed this in later releases, but on the playstation it seemed like every dungeon was just a boring maze with no map.
All the other environments were so nice, it's a shame they couldn't put the same amount of work into the dungeons.

No. 268281

I had to force myself to keep playing as well but not for that reason. I'm glad I did, it's really good. I can't really tell you if it gets better or worse and how exactly without spoiling too much but she's one of the most important characters of the game and she's never treated like this during the more serious scenes.

No. 268539

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Hi nonnies, would you recommend Monster Hunter Rise for a casual gamer? Someone recommended it to me and it's on sale on the nintendo eshop for just under $40 right now with the sunbreak expansion+dlc. I don't usually play games very often but my top two switch games are ACNH and BOTW.

No. 268542

I'd look up gameplay first. It's a pretty casual MH game, but MH in general has a learning curve and its def not for everyone. Its more arcadey than open world, loop of prepare for fight -> fight monster -> make weapon/armor. there's some chill exploration elements; you can explore the maps and find hidden stuff.

Now, my biased gamer take: Rise/Sunbreak are amazing and worth the money lol

No. 268550

Monster Hunter gameplay loop is completely different from those two games so if there's a demo you should try that first to see if you like it before you spend money. I absolutely hate Monster Hunter gameplay of fighting big monsters with barely any story but ymmv.

No. 268568

Just play Monster Hunter Stories.

No. 268571

Rise is made for hand held consoles. It is more casual and easier but have to agree with nonnie, the game is not for everyone and the learning curve on some weapons are harder than others.
Except the hunting horn, which I am still mad about it. It was my favorite weapon in World but I can't stand some changes they did in rise.

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Sage for random complain

I finally managed to get a decent graphics card so I can run games on my pc without lag. I really wanted to fully play FFX since I never finished it but the remaster is SO FUCKING UGLY. It's been 10 years and I'm still pissed they fucked up the character faces this badly. It makes me wanna emulate the ps2 version instead even though the remaster has a bunch of perks aside from updated graphics.

No. 268952

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Other than Hylics, does anyone know well known games that were made with an RPG maker?

No. 268955

Fear & Hunger and its sequel

No. 268956

You can google some mods that "fixes" the remaster faces or texture mods that can make them less ugly. https://www.nexusmods.com/finalfantasyxx2hdremaster/mods/143
Here is a link, but ofcourse you can search other online the suit your taste more.

No. 268961

yume nikki

No. 268962

Lisa The Painful is pretty good

No. 268972

OFF, the witch's house, ib

No. 269010

oneshot and undertale

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No. 269035

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does anyone have recs for games i could play while listening to podcasts? i used to play stardew and listen to a podcast but i have like 400 hours in the game and have gotten burnt out on it. any relaxed games with a simple look and quests/missions, some kind of progress. preferably not pricey

No. 269037

It's a very boring answer and probably not what you're looking for but I like playing picross when I'm listening to something else, because I don't have to read any words.

No. 269042

END ROLL, Your Turn To Die, Alice Mare, Wadanohara and the Great Blue Sea

No. 269046

you could play disco Elysium(just stay from the fandom, there some good artists but some are just crazy) also that kitten just made my day noona its so cute

No. 269059

I like playing side scrolling games like Crocs world, apple knight and goblin sword while listening to stuff. Not sure if that will work for you as everyone is different.

No. 269097

Disco Elysium is very text heavy though, it’s not the sort of game I’d recommend playing while doing something else.

No. 269098

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I haven't played it just yet but I bought it for the same purpose as what you're asking: I heard art of rally is good for this

No. 269103

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So I was watching a video on Youtube about one of my favorite computer game companies, Humongous Entertainment. They made games like Freddi Fish, Putt-Putt, Pajama Sam, etc. The video went over the demise of the company, and I was so fucking pissed when I learned about a game that they were making at the time of their demise.

"A Gas Pocket Adventure: Aliens Ate My Cookies" is picrel. At the time of its development, H.E. was bought by Infogrames, the French video game publishers, and Infogrames was losing money and looking to cut corners. They laid off 40% of H.E.'s staff (in a really shitty, impersonal way too), and then they cancelled "Aliens Ate My Cookies". Their reason? "Infogrames did not have faith in a game featuring a female protagonist." FUCK INFOGRAMES. FREDDI FISH WAS A GIRL YOU FUCKING FROG SCROTES

No. 269133

Here's some of what I play when listening to podcasts
>Sail Forth
>Lil Gator Game
>Imp of the Sun/Iconoclasts/other platformers
All of these have some dialogue, but most of it is easy to read and doesn't require a lot of active thinking. Seconding >>269097 that Disco Elysium is hard to play when you are focused on other things since most clues are subtly hidden in the text. Ooblets has the most content out of the games listed here (I assume, haven't gotten that far in Sail Forth.) Hope you find lots of fun games to play over podcasts!

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Late but same. I just started Cold Steel too and the coomery outfits on the girls made me want to vomit. Looking past all that it really is a lovingly crafted game with so much lore and world building. I love small things like how you can talk and play cards with your team members in the train!

OG Estelle really is the best. Sucks how they gave her thigh highs in the remakes ugh.

No. 269147

I would honestly recommend looking into some kind of platformers. I usually play something like Risk Of Rain 2 (the 1st game is good too, but it's a lot more different and difficult), it's really pretty and IMO you don't have to think too much. To me it turned out to be quite easy once i got a crossbow girl, you just spam buttons and run around random worlds. Speaking of which, Lost In Random is an insanely beautiful game!
Other than that, I would recommend something like Project Hospital if you are into the genre, but in my honest opinion, Heart's Medicine is the best 'time management' game on steam, and it has an incredibly sweet story, very cute!
I am a Discofag and that wouldn't work at all. now i remembered that I saw people turn Harry into a tranny and make arts out of it…

No. 269150

thank you so much lovely nonitas, i'm all set for a day of browsing games!

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I don't get it. Do you have to play several runs for it to click or something? Sounds tedious, especially when you consider you've discovered most areas/events on your first playthrough.

No. 269155

Nonny, it's okay to not like a game. It doesn't have to be for everyone.

No. 269159

undertale was made with gamemaker, not rpg maker btw.

No. 269160

I don't get it either. Like okay I accept that for rpgs it takes some time to get going but it's just boooring. I'd rather do another VTMB run kek

No. 269172

You can get the game to click in one playthrough, but Elysium shines from repeating the game with different detective builds, as your skills partially influence Detective's personality and how he can respond to situations. (High FYS Detective versus high PSY Detective almost feel like different MCs.) Personally I wish the story was less linear so that it had more replay value.

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seconding ooblets, it's such a chill and cute game. i would die for glanter

No. 270573

fuck josh but fuck the josh spammer even more. Anyways I wanted to provide the other hypnospace anons with a small update from the dev's twitter. He posted a small update talking about how he got the cursor to move in game. Ugh, I'm glad for any update but it makes it seem like the game is a LOT less further along than I'd originally assumed it was.

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Happy weekend! What are you playing?

No. 270854

I'm going to start the new Fire Emblem even though the characters are kind of ugly kek!

No. 270859

I'm not gonna play it because it's ugly and my backlog won't allow me, but I'm insanely curious, share your opinions as you play if possible!

No. 270862

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Going to try to finish the main story of Dragon Quest Builders 2

No. 270869

Happy weekend to you too! I'm returning to Sims 3, trying to relive my teen years.
What about you, are you playing Rune Factory?

No. 270881

I got Odin Sphere when it was on sale. Hopefully I can give it a go this weekend

No. 270891

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happy weekend! starting Laplace no Ma tonight since i found an english patch on a rom site and it looks cool. it's a Lovecraftian JRPG about a spooky mansion in a fictional suburb of Boston. i love this art style so much

No. 270895

Aka by myself and Persona 3 Portable with my friend. We're doing a FemC run where we make the same choices.

No. 270903

Keep us posted on how you like it! Seems interesting.
Deathsmiles, I cringe at the lolishit but it had everything I wanted for my first shmup in terms of gameplay.

No. 270904

Seriously, the design choices in Cold Steel are so jarring. Some designs, like Alisa's, outright turn me off with how glaringly mismatched and pandery they are. Others, like Laura and Emma, would be fine if it weren't for the 3D models actively making me uncomfortable every time I play with them. I don't know… Aside from the initial scene with Alisa falling boobfirst into Rean, I'm at least alright with their writing so far. But it makes me sad when I came away from Sky feeling so happy to have found a JRPG that I genuinely would have wanted my younger self to have played for its female characters.

No. 270905

I'd recommend Moon Remix. That game intends for you to spend a lot of time walking around and waiting. Although it would be a little sad to miss out on the music by listening to podcasts.

No. 271014

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I recently started playing Guild Wars 2 again, any other nonnies play?

I'd be interested to hear how this is, it looks neat.

Seconding Moon: Remix!!

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Factorio's price increases next week. If you want to get it it's time to buy it, as it never ever goes on sale so it'll never go cheaper than now

No. 271027

Ayrt, I'm about 8 chapters in and everyone is so damn ugly. The English voice acting is bad…the writing and pacing is bad too kek. Plus they introduced gacha mechanics into the game with the bond ring system. I'm not impressed at all so far and I'm kinda sad I bought this for full price

No. 271031

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I was going to keep playing Pokemon Legend Arceus but I got distracted by Persona 5 Royal. I wanted to just be done with the first arc/the tutorial and put it aside for once I beat Pokemon Legend Arceus but maybe I'll do the reverse instead. I played P3P and P4G a decade ago and loved them, then played a bunch of other, much harder Megaten games so now I'm just half-assing everything because I know I'll beat this game very easily on normal. I played the original at an acquaintance's place long ago and only did the first two arcs, and it was annoying as fuck because the guy was annoying himself and we only saw each other from time to time so just going through that part of the game took months. I'm already having way more fun right now.

By the way, I accumulated a lot of gold coins in my Nintendo account so I decided to buy a year of Nintendo Online subscription with a discount. I still play ACNH from time to time, and I have a bunch of duplicate DIY recipes, if anyone would be interested in visiting my island. I posted codes in the AC thread a few months ago when I used the free trial and some anons came and took a bunch of recipes, clothes and pieces of furniture so I'm sure other anons would be interested as well.

>The English voice acting is bad
Can't you just switch to the Japanese voice acting? I do that as soon as it's possible because I'm ESL and I don't see why I would have to endure this torture when it's not even the original stuff. Is the story as botched as Fates when it comes to translation? I've seen rumors about that.

>I'm kinda sad I bought this for full price

Shit like this is why I'm asking about the game. It looks like shit and it's not like the gameplay is different from the previous games. Did you buy a physical copy? Because if that's the case, at least you could just sell it later even if it's at a loss. I think I'll just replay Awakening, Birthright and Conquest and just stick to that, and maybe try to beat Sacred Stones once and for all instead of buying this one.

No. 271032

This looks so cool, I love obscure horror games! Which emulator are you using?

No. 271038

I think the creator was outed to be a weirdo who supported rape and pedophilia so that turned me off from buying the game ever tbh

No. 271040

factorio is not worth $35 lol, $30 is a stretch

No. 271051

Finishing the first Resident Evil for the PS1.

No. 271053

plateup! is on sale for 12$ right now if any nonnies liked overcooked and want another co-op/cooking game. the roguelike aspects and customizing the kitchen makes it much funner then overcooked imo. ive played the single player mode for about 26 hours because designing automated restaraunts is really addicting

No. 271062

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The rumors about MGS1 and MGS2 getting remakes seem to be true. I don't believe those even need remakes (great games and movies just don't need them), but on the other hand, if that means I could see Snake's ass in high quality, maybe I can handle this… I just hope they won't give him a flat ass like they did with his character model in Smash Bros Ultimate. I also hope they won't change his voice actor if they redo the dub, I don't want anyone else but David Hayter for the role. Sucks it's going to be a PS5 exclusive too

No. 271066

is this pic real?????

No. 271067

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Looks like it. Smash bros brawl just did everything right

No. 271068

If you look closely, you can even see the shadow of his boipussi

No. 271071

I want to grab it.

No. 271087

What's your source on the rumors being true?

No. 271112

>ps5 exclusive
wtf even is the point then

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No. 271169

These are hilarious I want more

No. 271178

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>MGS2 remake
RAIDEN!!!!!!!! RAIDEN RAIDEN RAIDEN HE BETTER LOOK SEXY, but yeah the remakes better just be a slight graphics revamp and not an entirely new thing.
>PS5 exclusive
Nevermind. I hate it.

No. 271181

I think other video games should have ripped off that part where Raiden is naked.

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They are cowards

No. 271213

He was so beautiful…

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So, is anyone playing this shitstain of a game? I keep seeing clips of it on Twitter and it looks incredibly painfully quirky. I've been a fan of Fire Emblem for over a decade now and man… it's sad to see this franchise turn into absolute garbage.

No. 271247

An anon said she's playing it in this thread, check her posts if you're curious. I wonder if she's still playing it.

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Any nonnas got suggestions for good rogue-likes? I finished Hades a month ago and I've currently got Binding of Isaac and Crypt of the Necrodancer on my wishlist, but I'd love to know your gulls faves. Also purchased Vampire Survivors for £4 jermafag and after only an hour of gameplay I'd recommend it!! It's so much fun and I've heard so many great things about it. I also purchased Muse Dash because it was on sale for cheap, though I'm not particularly excited about the waifushit that horny Steam moids are talking about.
Yes! I loved its atmosphere so much. I can't believe it gave me such a weird sense of nostalgia considering I wasn't actually on the internet in the 90s.
I feel the same way about it not living up to the hype, and I definitely can imagine TRAs gleefully claiming its because it's a reflection of ~le ebil JKR~, and not because it just might not be a good game? I'm excited nonetheless. Gonna make a terf witch in Joanne's honour.

No. 271253

Oh! Vampire Survivor is such a fun and incredibly easy game, best use of a couple of hours in my opinion. My only frustration is I don’t know how to get the weapon upgrades. I’ve looked it up and followed what I could find but even then nothing worked. Any one out there with recommendations or do I just need to grind and put more hours into it? Currently I only have the first 2 places unlocked

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I don't know what's more pathetic: the fact that the "writer" for the show thinks Fallout 3 is the "great American novel", or the fact that the journalist didn't even know what Fallout was. God moids are fucking PATHETIC and I already know this show is going to suck more dick than a fag in the Castro district.

No. 271277

Final Fantasy X, the only other FF game I've ever played was Tactics Advance. I'm bracing myself for Tidus' laugh

No. 271319

I'm the anon that's playing it. I feel the same, it's painful to see FE turned into gachashit tier. The story and writing are pretty shallow so far. It seems really childish? (I read that they wanted to bring in a younger fanbase which is why they went this direction with Mika Pikazo etc) I'm on chapter 12, and I don't find any of the characters particularly likeable, it's probably the bad writing and ugly designs kek. But I'm going to power through and reserve my final judgement for when I finish the game.

No. 271337

i'm using openemu on mac! if you're on pc, you can use BSNES, which is the core that openemu uses for SNES emulation. runs very smoothly for me! got the english patched rom from cdromance

No. 271348

I like how they wanted to bring in a younger audience while still having pedoshit.

No. 271352

Any anons into Gears of War? There's an Xbox conference that's going to be held in a couple days. I hope they announce Gears 6. My only hope is the cape shit writing tones down more.

No. 271384

I decided to get it and don't really know how to feel about it right now. I'm still in the early chapters, but I keep thinking how I I want to replay Awakening. If only my 3DS didn't destroy my wrists these days kek I agree with others that it feels like they want to rope in Genshin players and Heroes players instead of making a game for their core audience (outside of tossing in fan favorite characters). The animations and 3D animations do look better I'll give it that. My biggest pains are the art direction. All the female characters look like they're from fucking Whoville. F!Alear looks cross eyed all the time and it kills me how her tie is tucked under a bodice to emphasize her boobs. I keep thinking how annoying that would be to wear kek. Moids are screeching that this is a girl game now because of treehouse localisation and the male character designs, but they don't have an ikemen look at all to me. Actually they feel like apology designs to scrotes for making 3H so female-friendly. Anyway, shows what I value in a game kek. Wish I could give more input on the gameplay. I'm not that far along yet but I feel like I'm in a long tutorial. I normally play on Normal mode but I should really switch to Hard

No. 271385

Meant to say animations and 3D assets

No. 271390

Reeeeeeee, Fallout3 is the worst installment of the series. (I've never played 76). I have no hopes for the show, nor do I have any hopes for any video game show anyway.
>war never changes… the channel
OMG ROFLMAO! But nobody has channels anymore. Why didn't Christopher do any research on the game? If the writer of the show likes Fallout3 so much is the show going to be set on the east coast…?!

No. 271395

To this day I'm shocked that the people shitting on FE Fates' story and character design are enjoying FE Engage a lot, at least on twitter. Some people really have no respect for themselves…

No. 271411

I just need a Starfield release date and recommended specs so I can update my computer already, but of course it just 'too big' to talk about it with everything else.

No. 271412

>I have no hopes for the show, nor do I have any hopes for any video game show anyway.
AYRT, you and me both anon.
>If the writer of the show likes Fallout3 so much is the show going to be set on the east coast…?!
Probably. I hope he also adds giant radscorpions, too, on the EAST COAST, just to really piss me off. I guaran-fucking-tee neither of them will have seen any of the movies or read any books that inspired Fallouts 1 and 2, or NV.

No. 271456

Kek none of the males have an ikemen look to me either nonnie. I'm cringe and usually can find a husbando or pairing that I like immediately based on design but everyone in Engage is ugly or moid pandering so I hate them all

No. 271548

I understand why companies make changes in localization for palatability (i.e. the pedophilia removal). It turns profit for them to appeal to the audience's sensibilities. But I will never understand wokeoids who defend it? Why are you proud that they've made it easier on your conscience to give money to the company that put gross shit in the game in the first place? If there's pedo shit in the original, I don't want to support the devs who thought putting pedo shit in there was a good idea.

No. 271585

What would be an example of that?

No. 271605

I just discovered there was an audio drama for MGS Peace Walker and they made an english language version with Snake's and Miller's voice actors and it makes me lose my mind. It literally sounds like a fanfiction written by a horny fan
>It's either women or us
oh gooood
It's just some leak shared by a spanish gaming website, it claims they will officially announce the remake before May 2023. Well, we will see

No. 271607

It's about FE Engage isn't it? Apparently the MC is a teenager and the localization made it so that characters the exact same age friendzones (you) but you can make your 16/17 years old protagonist marry 40yo men because of how half assed it is.

No. 271622

Let me guess, it's only possible to marry old moids but not ladies?

No. 271625

I don't know, I'm watching the shitshow from afar so that's why I said "apparently" but it seems like there are more bi characters than in 3H so I can't really guess. It's funny though, by preventing the 17yo playable character from marrying 17yo characters of either gender, they're committing the heinous, problematic crime of erasing canon and obvious LGB representation. I don't get how the people who would be offended by that don't even realize this.

No. 271648

I'm talking about Fire Emblem engage, but this sentiment applies to all instances of major localization censorship being defended by lefties who just want to consoom with a clear conscience without critical thinking towards who their support is still ultimately going to.

No. 271664

Kek! Watch them listening to the Japanese dub, where the MC confesses to an 11 y/o and the child mutually accepts, but because the English dubtitles don't say that, it's fine and they can consoom

No. 271667

>But I will never understand wokeoids who defend it?

I've never heard of the game you're talking about, but I thought wokeoids were kind of notorious for defending pedo shit like ddlg kinks

No. 271672

I'm so freaking tired of really good games getting crappy live action series for the masses. I still haven't watched the last of us, but keeping my standards low.

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It's actually the moids who are sperging on Twitter about how the localization is shit because they removed the romance (picrel). They're throwing fits that the 11-year-old girl doesn't confess her love to you, as if that somehow benefits or changes the story in any way. Besides, these changes are worthless lolicon males, they'll find the next underage anime girl of the week to jack it to tomorrow. People tend to play Fire Emblem games in English(if they're English speaking individuals), unless they're huge weebs. And even then, it doesn't really matter if you play in Japanese with English subs because it's not like you'll understand the language anyway.

No. 271704

nta but am i an idiot for hating when translators pull shit like that? I would rather know that this is a coomer shitty japanese rpg than end up being delusioned just to find out that the original script had an entirely different dialogue. Western localizations keep sucking.

No. 271707

I wish localization teams would stop including forced, shitty memes.

No. 271709

Unfortunately, the coomers here are the ones in the right, but they don't look credible at all. I've seen many normal people complaining about it before as well for other games, and for FE Fates especially, but it went nowhere because now the localizers go to Japan to bother the devs directly on top of changing scripts and making characters OOC. For FE Fates people were complaining that the localization made sincere scenes between family members and friends look retarded because of memes and removed DLCs but retards thought we just wanted to have the petting minigame back and that everything else was intact.

Shout out to Gamefreak for not allowing Nintendo of America to ruin Pokemon gen 1 by changing all the pokemon's design and not making Pikachu a tiger with big breasts and fuck Square Enix for making FF characters more edgy and 2cool4school until FF10 by the way.

No. 271723

This is definitely not a good thing. If you let a localization studio do whatever they want, they will eventually make changes that you also dislike. This time it was a change that you supported, but next time it might not be.
But this is actually not a good thing for you. Unlike anime, video game overseas sales actually matter. This shit is weird, even for japanese standards. And I think FE is a pretty well known franchise right? So it's not some weird weeb obscure game. In that case, it would be better if western audiences saw this and spoke against it en masse. If western audiences make a big deal about it, the japanese company would feel more obligated to avoid this in the future.

I'm pretty shocked at this and it's a shame it will remain hidden to most western players. Even in anime and manga, you do not normally see lolicon relationships unless you are specifically reading or watching lolicon manga/anime. I don't understand why they would think this was a good idea.

No. 271727

You ever heard of "traduttore, traditore"?
That's why I learn foreign languages, this happens is in every single medium

No. 271755

Depends, I think the majority of the ones I've seen are the type who are against problematic shipping and stuff.

No. 271756

You're not an idiot, we're largely agreeing with this sentiment here.
I wouldn't go as far as to say the coomers are in the right, because they want this shit included so that they can purchase the game and enjoy it.

No. 271777

I mean they're right that localizers are incompetent idiots who shove their reddit tier memes and morality on video games that aren't theirs and it's a terrible thing, not that they're right for being lolicon. Engage seems to target a younger audience than Fates and 3H (especially Fates given how serious and depressing the story was meant to be before localizers ruined it) so I don't even think being able to date Anna is that bad if it was made with preteen players in mind tbh. The main character is still a self-insert after all. But then again I'm not playing Engage so maybe I'm wrong and there's some kind of twist in the story.

No. 271778

I think that Anna wouldn't be as much of an issue if her type of character was a new introduction specifically in the installment intended to appeal to younger audiences. But because FE has had an ongoing issue with weirdly sexual loli designs, I take umbrage with her presence as a romance option.
In Rune Factory 4, for example, I don't have a problem with Kiel and Amber being romancable. Some adult players to find their romances uncomfortable, but I think that the argument that they're there for younger players is completely plausible.
Anna… I don't think so. Not when designs like Nowi and Nyx (love her writing, but really think they could have still gotten the point across with a different design) exist.

No. 271779

I get why Nowi makes people uncomfortable, but Nyx acted so much like an adult that she just seemed like a regular womanlet to me, so Hayato or Tsukuyomi or whatever his name is was actually more of an equivalent to Nowi imo. Especially when you unlock his daughter and she explicitly says he's younger than she is, even though she's a teenager, and that shouldn't even listen to him.

No. 271783

I think the target audience for Engage is adolescents, or imo teenagers to young adults. The main character is 17, which I think is a good middle ground. Plus, lolis don't exist to be attractive to young teens or kids, they're made to be attractive to pedophiles(inb4 "hurrrr they're fictional!!1", I know). I highly doubt these lolicon men are trying to be champions of anti-censorship, and are more just mad because they keep censoring the loli romances. In which case, it sucks to suck I guess.

No. 271791

>inb4 "hurrrr they're fictional!!1", I know
Anyone who would say that on lc is either a scrote or is sadly way too optimistic and thinks moids romancing children in fiction doesn't have an impact in real life. But yes, the conversation should have been about poor localisation decision-making, rewriting characters to be more simplified and one-dimensional, etc. It's not so critique of localizers continues to be simply brushed off as creepy pedo spergs. Also it's funny and sad how people are trying to say writing Anna's romance is removing "muh lgbt rep". Gross.

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No. 271793

When I was being sarcastic about LGB rep it was because of the other characters who friendzone the MC, not Anna because I saw screenshots of the girl with the braid dressed in pink who tearfully accepts the ring from the MC and says "allies for always!" in English and screenshots of the dark skinned girl and the MC in the epilogue about how they respect each other's freedom and sometimes eat BBQ together when they're all the same age.

No. 271795

Ayrt. Sorry I didn't mean you. I was referring to scrotes and weirdos on twitter and forums saying that taking away Anna's S support is removing lgbt rep

No. 271798

I would have mentioned him if I weren't responding specifically to the possibility of excessively young romance options being present as an option for younger players, in which case the sexual designs of Nowi and Nyx are what most makes the likely intent of loli/shota characters' repeated inclusion clear.
This is also why I said that Nyx's writing isn't the issue for me. It's difficult to defend her design to those who are made uncomfortable by it because at the end of the day, it IS a preteen girl's body in extremely revealing clothing. It's made clear in the game that her complex about her appearance isn't just because she's a womanlet, she really did stop aging very young as a result of her curse.

No. 271803

I think it's easy to ignore Nyx's looks because her portraits looks kind of normal and her 3D model isn't very detailed. It would have been way more obvious without dialogs if it were an HD game like 3H or Engage though I'll give you that.

No. 271811

since i've been replaying persona 3, im curious what are anons favourite/least favourite persona characters?
i know akihiko and yosuke from 4 have a lot of fans

No. 271813

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I hate Aigis, she feels very out of place compared to the rest of the cast and is too fanservicey. Like, you'll have Yukari having nearly the same backstory as the MC and relating to that so they gradually become closer but her goals are her own from the beginning and Mitsuru and Fuuka act normally with the MC and you can date them if you want, meanwhile Aigis' purpose to be the mandatory "uwu I'm forever devoted to (you), MC-kun" waifu even in the main story. The whole appeal of this series is that it's about random teenagers (and adults in P2) being stuck in shitty supernatural situations, and then they shove a fucking waifu robot in the middle of the game. Teddie did the whole "I want to become a real boy" archetype way better since he's a shadow and is important since the very beginning of the game so he doesn't feel out of place at all and he gets plenty of development I can't stand his voice in English though… Other than her and Marie in P4G I don't think I dislike any of the main Persona characters nearly as much. I'm at the beginning of P5R though and if Morgana won't shut the fuck up he'll be on my shit list as well. I'm surprised the girl exclusive to P5R isn't shoved down my throat just yet like Marie and I started the second dungeon now.

No. 271815

i used to dislike aigis too but for some reason she doesnt bother me too much anymore. she's just kind of there, not really adding much. i like her design so maybe thats why i can tolerate her now.
ot but isnt there a cc anon whos obsessed with aigis?


oh god you reminded me how much i fucking hate marie. literally the epitome of a character shoved in there for moids. i feel like persona 4 was worse with the pandering in a lot of ways - rise comes to mind as a fanservicey character thats just there to simp for the mc.

No. 271821

I want Yosuke to fall off of a cliff almost as much as I want Adachi to. I don't know if I'm really attached to any Persona charas as an adult bc my tastes have changed over the years, but I used to be really into Akihiko.

No. 271823

Samefag but I just remembered Theodore… Was and still is best boy.

No. 271831

>I want Yosuke to fall off of a cliff almost as much as I want Adachi to.
Same (as a salty kanjifag). Him being homophobic triggered 14 y/o me as a baby lesbian who related to Kanji throughout the game.

Kanji is my persona best boy. I feel like he would give good hugs and would be really fun to hang out with. I was genuinely upset when I realised we would never be able to knit or go on motorbike rides alongside one another. However Maya is my favourite Persona character of all time, alongside Yukino who I used to write self insert fanfiction about kek

No. 271835

I hate Yosuke and Adachi, fucking disgusting scrotes. Adachifags are stupid pickmes.

No. 271846

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just beat persona 5 royal after my bf and brother kept nagging me about it. I think next up is Death Stranding. I have mostly heard bad things about this game but still want to check it out.

No. 271854

If that translation is accurate, then it's extremely fucking odd to me that a company that prides itself on being family-friendly would sell this on the market. What the actual hell is wrong with Japanese men?

No. 271856

Fire Emblem has always been sort of degenerate and Nintendo has had a long and exclusive relationship with it regardless. It's the bizarre double standard around what parts of it are accepted and the way its embraces compared to other comparably bad media that stands out.
IMO the main shift nowadays is that FE has become less "degen as an aspect of its identity" and more "degen geared specifically towards profit". But that's a lot of stuff nowadays.

No. 271860

Pls anon when you play Death Stranding forget anything you ever heard about it. It is certainly not mgs6 and it is not just a walking sim. Utilize the resources given to you. This game is a slowburn and puts people to the test, separating the casuals and redditors from the actual gamers.

No. 271873

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Lowry did nothing wrong and had every right to hate Halligan

No. 271879

But Kanji is straighter than a ruler and Yosuke is obviously projecting and in denial. Gay people really relate to a straight guy who's into a tomboyish petite girl?

No. 271893

Hey nonna I just wanna say thanks for posting about this because I had no idea that the game had a pedo route, now I am DEFINITELY not getting it.

No. 271896

It's not a route, it's "just" an optional ending. A route would be like in Fates or 3H.

No. 271903

Are you fucking memeing right now, it's atrocious

No. 271907

This is from Mystery of the Druids, I never played the game, only saw the meme cover. I was suprised after watching Mandalores review to find that it had some solid voice work, and what seemed like a decent plot.
The protagonist Detective Halligan is a straight up psychopathic retard and is acknowledged as a lunatic asshole in the plot

here's an example
>halligan needs money for payphone
>homeless person has some change
>halligan tries to steal it
>homeless person gets pissed off
>halligan thenpoisons him with medical alcohol laced with some apple juice instead

No. 271927

>I'm surprised the girl exclusive to P5R isn't shoved down my throat just yet
Just you wait nona, she's going to become unbearable about halfway in. Before P5R I used to dislike Makoto the most because of her "I look and behave like a badass but I secretly want fwends and I'm shy teach me MC" but compared to Kasumi she's fine.

I hate that the Velvet room attendants were all waifus since P3 (not counting the female MC with Theodore). I'd love to see an attendant that's just canonically male and doesn't change based on the MC. I couldn't stand the lolis in P5. Theodore is truly the best boy.

I know people think Kojima is a fucking genious and I know he has good ideas sometimes but this shit isn't good. It's not even funny, it's just embarassing and people drink it up because it's Kojima. If it didn't have Kojima's name and expensive Hollywood actors in it no one would be calling this funny or clever.

No. 271928

Self-insert fanfiction… that's so cute, nonna! I haven't played Maya's games, but she seems cool.
I played P4 when I was already a bit older, but whether people view him as GNC, gay, or bi, he has something about him that just makes you want to support him while he works things out. The kid has a good heart!

No. 271929

That scene is dumb AF and there are some others but otherwise it's an interesting game.

No. 271931

I'm not looking forward to seeing her then. I mean, even less than before. As for Makoto I never got why she's popular. She seems incredibly bland from what I've seen. I remember seeing the leaks a week before the original game got released and I thought she and her sister where just some cheap bootleg of Tatsuya (if he had a huge stick up his ass and was a generic waifu) and Katsuya except so far Sae seems pretty cool.

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No. 271943

I liked the giant ink demon whale things coming out and mauling you, but other than that I didn't really get it

No. 271948

I think nonna's point is that she doesn't wanna support any game with pedoshit in it. Optional, localized out, or not.

No. 271950

I know, I'm just correcting her because she used the wrong word.

No. 271956

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The edits are really funny

No. 271959

Oh sorry didn't realize you were being a reddit-tier pedant. Carry on then

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No. 271962

Calm down anon.

No. 271966

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No. 271977

Sorry to be a sperg, but a bunch of stuff in persona is pulled from Jungian psychology, and in particular the Velvet room attendant is supposed to be based on Jung's idea of the anima/animus, which is supposed to be like the feminine part of a man's soul/masculine part of a woman's soul respectively.
TLDR the velvet room attendant is specifically supposed to be the opposite sex of the mc and I don't think they'll change that. I also love Theo and I especially wish Atlus would just add a femc again like just about every other silent protagonist/self insert type jrpg has

No. 271981

I finished playing Nier:Automata recently and I enjoyed it thoroughly, but whenever I look up discussion about it it feels like I missed something in the game because I can’t follow a lot of the conversations or I see interpretations which I don’t know where they got it from
Is it one of those series where there’s A LOT of side material? I felt like it was a short game anyway up to ending E so I wouldn’t be too surprised.

No. 271982

Oh I'm sorry then, I didn't know that bit about Jungian psychology, I thought they made them all women so they could be waifus. I guess it's a cool concept but I still wish we had more male attendants. Weren't the Velvet room people mixed in the first Persona games?

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nta but the attendants aren't based on the exact same concept in P1 and P2 iirc but it's been so long since I played them. One of them is literally just Kaneko's self-insert because a bunch of devs put themselves in P2 kek. However the Persona series takes place in the same timeline/universe as the Devil Summoner series, and Igor's equivalent is Victor and his assistant in Soul Hackers is Marie or Mary, and if anyone played Soul Hackers 2 I'd like to know if she shows up in that one. These two, Igor and all the Velvet Room attendants starting from P3 are named after characters from the Frankenstein novel iirc, I assume it's to reference the fact that they're not human but very similar to humans.

No. 271987

Yes, it has novels, drama CDs and stage plays, all which are canon. Not to mention its ties to NieR and Drakengard.

No. 271988

Is there a guide on what exactly exists and what order to go in?

No. 272033

Jedi Fallen order and Fallout 76 free on PS+ this month.
I really have to get around to playing some of this stuff so I'm not just paying $45 a year for Destiny multiplayer.

No. 272037

That detective bitch from P4 is the worst waifu bait ever. I cant stand her.

No. 272043

Rise is worse. They literally make her do striptease in her dungeon. She's supposed to be this slutty idol and all the scrotes eat it up.

No. 272044

You have no reading comprehension or…? She's not meant to be slutty, that's how Inaba's people perceive her and so they spread rumors about that and that's why her dungeon and shadow look like this. By this logic Naoto really is a troon.

No. 272045

There's nothing deep about her character either way. She's so generic it hurts. Scrotes only like her because she's feminine and shows her skin. All of them are waifu baits but Naoto has some wise lines and was never the first choice.

No. 272047

At least I can agree with Rise not being a deep complex character. She's just not slutty. I feel the same way for Yukiko, Kanji and Naoto tbh because the game is long, Yukiko is kind of bland and the others have their arc being resolved as soon as they join the party. And Naoto's issues with her work and other police officers all happen off-screen unfortunately.

No. 272048

Her issues with the force are just an offshoot of the root issue for her.

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No. 272051

Naoto was, is and will always be a terf icon.

No. 272054

exactly, she's based

No. 272083

She's waifu bait trash. As soon as she 'accepts' she's a woman, she gets all blushy and shy about her large breasts, especiallyin the social links. I couldn't stand her after that. Her story was interesting before that. That entire game has the worst characters in a persona game.

No. 272084

You know what's funny? When I played P4G in 2013 and watched the anime in 2012 I thought her arc was exaggerated and just a hyperbole to prove the point that sexism in the workplace is bad and ageism is stupid because in our era who even tries to entirely hide being a woman just to be perceived as more competent by coworkers? Now her arc is even more relevant than when the game got released because of all the young girls and women transitioning or claiming they're NB just to seem less stupid or shallow even if they're not even noticing that's their reason for doing it.

No. 272089

i don't think she's waifu bait (in p4 that'd be marie and rise lol) but i think it's more that the writers were incapable of writing a female character without making her simp for the mc. it's especially bad in 4 where they try to push this idea that heros got this harem of girls who want him at all times. i agree with >>272047, a lot of p4 characters feel bland and like they were just shoehorned in (and i never even thought about yukiko but youre right that she has 0 personality except haha bad at cooking, which is a joke atlus feels the need to shoehorn in every game for some reason)

No. 272091

So you will disregard her entire character just because she is shy if you decide to romance her lmao.

No. 272155

Sage for persona sperging but I saw a lot of myself and my struggles with gender roles (albeit reversed) in his dungeon. He also had a crush on Naoto even when he thought she was a guy - I've always seen him as bi, but it doesn't really matter tbh. People argue about his sexuality a lot and consisdering this debate has been happening for nearly 15 years with no definitive answer it feels pointless to rehash. He's best boi regardless.

No. 272159

NAYRT But she's not unjustified in disliking Naoto for her writing past her dungeon/her writing as a romance option. >>272089 is correctly identifying the issue with many female characters in this game, in that despite meaningful substance present in their writing… The writers are unable to get past the ultimate need for women to feed into a (assumed male) player's ego. That's something to be rightfully rubbed the wrong way by.

No. 272162

The way everyone is pogging over Hogwarts Legacy gameplay is nice. I already pre-ordered. I don’t even obsess over HP but I love when trannies are unhappy.

No. 272164

It's a shame that The Caligula Effect 2 ended up having TiF stuff in it, because in terms of topics addressed, it had a much higher hit ratio on sticking the landing. The gameplay is take it or leave it too, as is typical of Furyu's lower-budget work… But the writing gives ample food for thought to people who have also played the Persona games. It's a rather thoughtfully written game.

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It's just weird being angry about the most tolerable female character when there's Rise, Marie, Chie and Yukiko in the game as well.

No. 272172

i wanna rant cuz i'm a personafag.
in p3 i like yukari the most, she feels the most "realistic" to me. akihiko and shinji are good husbando material, and koromaru is adorable.
fuukas voice is annoying af and she's kinda bland (ik its a common opinion), fuck ken for obvious reasons and also his route with femc is disgusting, everyone else is ok.
p4 i don't really like anyone that much but for ai. ai is really underrated imo. marie is a guilty pleasure cause i like tsunderes. but everyone else i find either kinda bland or annoying. the friendship dynamics are good outside of the links tho which makes up for it.
p5… is the worst. i didn't actually enjoy any characters social links. i feel like they could've done a lot better.
i thought hifumi was cute but her link is still kinda meh.
anns route annoys the shit out of me, which is a shame cause i liked her outside of it. kasumi got on my nerves a lot too but ig they kinda redeem it later.

No. 272174

Have mixed feelings about Hogwarts Legacy, will definitely try it out because childhood nostalgia but it seems to have those issues that open world games tend to have, the NPCs feel wooden and lack personality and the world feels too 'safe'. We'll see

No. 272191

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I'm sick of being interrupted whenever I play P5R. Everytime I'm going further into a dungeon this retarded cat won't stop telling me I need to leave and go back next time because of some retarded cutscene that need to happen before I go in the next room or floor. LET ME FUCKING PLAY ALREADY! I'm never ever complaining about the lack of story in SMT5 again.

>in p3 i like yukari the most, she feels the most "realistic" to me
That's exactly how I feel about Yukari, she's one of my favorite Persona characters in the whole series. I love her.

No. 272197

What point of the game are you playing? I remember being able to do every palace in two days, one for the route and one for the boss battle aside from the first two palaces where there's a bit of tutorial and story bits going on. Morgana's annoying but imo it gets toned down a lot as you progress.

>kasumi got on my nerves a lot too but ig they kinda redeem it later.
The little character development she has gets obliterated at the end though. Some of her shady sides never get explored for some reason like her wishing to be her dead sister instead of wishing that she was still alive which could have been an interesting addition to the good girl uwu persona. As usual they bring up interesting comcepts but never explore them correctly.

No. 272212

I'm about to be done with the second dungeon. I was progressing well, was saving the characters' MP to be able to go as far as possible in one day and then Morgana told me to go back home. Right now I just explored almost the whole dungeon and I should be able to beat the boss the next day, but I forgot to collect the seeds, so I'll try to get them right now before leaving the dungeon.

No. 272215

I'm forever pissed SEGA of America's relocalization of the Yakuza games fucked with Saejima's character so much. He's like two different people, it's so obvious one dumbass was in charge with the substories and another with the main story. I can't believe they got away with that, honestly I'm more upset the localization director got a promotion after that.

No. 272216

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Can anyone recommend me good point and click adventure games? Could be old or lesser known

Some that I played and loved are Pentiment, The Longest Journey, the Wolf Among Us, Clock Tower, Papers please, The Case of the Golden Idol, Cat Lady

No. 272218

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I recommend the (post 1989) LucasArts ones, as well as the Broken Sword series, the Gabriel Knight series, the Myst series, and Fran Bow. I also recently enjoyed The Darkside Detective

No. 272222

Just remembered there's also a wadget eye games bundle right now on humble bundle. They're a bit shorter and have a lower budget than most classic point & click games, but they're generally highly rated. I only played Gemini Rue and The Shivah, they were pretty nice

No. 272228

Here's a list of 100 well regarded adventure games. It was made in 2011 so it's kind of outdated now, but take a look and see if anything interests you.

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Beneath a Steel Sky

No. 272234

Seconding >>272218 with all the LucasArts games, those are the cream of the crop. Also play all the old obnoxious (but charming) Sierra games like King's Quest and Space Quest. There's also a FANTASTIC game called Zork: Grand Inquisitor, based on the text adventure series (except this is a 3D point and click with some fantastic voice acting).

No. 272237

Holy shit there is nothing more pathetic than scrotes playing Pokemon nuzlockes on Youtube. All the thumbnails are their pasty, hollow faces doing the redditor "O" face, or every video has a facecam. I just want to watch a series without looking at your ugly moid face.

No. 272240

I see anon. You're not going to get that a lot, I can remember like one instance where it'll happen again but hopefully you will be able to pick up the pace. Is this your first time playing persona 5? I remember the palaces feeling really long and tedious the first times I played (the first one especially) but the second playthrough they felt pretty nice and even short.

No. 272241

No it's not the first time. I played the original P5 years ago but at a friend's friend's place. So I only went through the first two dungeons but it felt super long because I played little by little when we were hanging out at his place and he erased my save file by accident at some point. I actually just beat Madarame's shadow just a few seconds ago.

No. 272242

Return of the obra dinn!

No. 272250

>ken in femc route
i almost threw my exbf's psp across the room when i got to justice 5 or whatever with ken and he hit on femc. here i thought we had this genuinely sweet mentor thing going on and then bam! he gets so salty if you turn him down too.

No. 272283

the excavation of hob's barrow, no one lives in the lighthouse

No. 272304

Ken deserves to die. I would trade his useless ass for Shinji any day.

No. 272305

The Cat Lady is a must. There's also Downfall by the same creator. I enjoyed "I have no mouth and I must scream" but far warning, it's very dark.

No. 272308

Edna & Harvey
Thimbleweed Park
Rusty Lake
KillMonday games
Amanita Design games
Deponia (disclaimer mc scrote is very annoying)

No. 272313

For the record, Return of the Obra Dinn is not a point and click adventure game. It is first person and requires keyboard navigation. BUT I cannot recommend it enough. It doesn't require anything complicated in terms of navigation and will be mostly clicking and intuiting. It is very unique and immersice, and it is a blast. Also, it was solely developed by the same guy as Papers, Please!

No. 272342

I’m ready for it. Looks fun even if it’s not perfect. I wonder how many people will be playing it secretly but can’t talk about it online without fear of being called a transphobe (i bet a lot)

No. 272349

Best selling unreleased game on steam btw

No. 272420

grim fandango

No. 272427

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nayrt, but holy fuck i completely forgot about this game. i remember loooooving it, even though its a little dated the art style is fantastic and its a genuinely funny game. im gonna have to replay it soon

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(also nayrt )Yess! And if you haven’t played yet, Broken Age is another good game by the same creator. Elijah Wood voices the MC and Jack Black has a cameo

No. 272568

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I unsubbed from ffxiv to play ffxi, and have been loving it. Not seeing any trannies around (so far) is super refreshing. The game is also super fun and laidback.

No. 272574

i have no mouth is aesthetically great but it's definitely got that whole annoying old-school pixel hunting feel to it, it was really frutrating to play. same with harvester. idk how old school gamers did this shit without having fast access to the internet to google walkthroughs

No. 272622

Is FFXIV worth playing? I always see people either obsessed with it or downright fucking hate it and I have no idea what the general reception of it is. I’ve never played any other FF game for reference

No. 272626

It’s pretty and fun enough but depends on what you’re looking for. I grinded for a solid 6 months last expansion but then I lost interest. I play a lot of WoW and idk something about the FF combat, dungeons and raiding just ain’t hit the same for me. But I like how sophisticated the role playing community can be compared to other MMOs, even if it’s always a speshul snowflake fest.

No. 272645

if you want to pay a monthly fee for a game. What I've never personally understood.

No. 272689

I used game FAQ a lot to be fair as a teenager, but half the fun is trying to really figure out things for yourself.

No. 272690

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EA really gave us a base game update for this…Anyone disagreeing is being given clown awards on the steam comments.

No. 272693

Man, I always wanted the sims to include wheelchairs because when I was a kid I remember playing a sims game on gba and they had a character in a wheelchair and I thought that was a really cool thing to include since I had a friend in a wheelchair and also a family member, that was what we called a bit of diversity back in the day, I get why they wouldn't include this kinda thing in the pc game though but this whole "diversity" schtick baffles me. Girls with ridiculous big ass self harm scars and men in wigs and clothes that don't fit is apparently peak diversity these days. Are we still supposed to believe troons are an oppressed class while having enough power to get these companies tripping over themselves to accomodate them? What makes these updates so bad is that they're forcing it on people. You just can't deactivate dumb pronouns and shit and now you have this. This can't be anything else but grooming tactic, I will gladly wear my tinfoil hat but you can't change my mind.
(The fact that simtroons look like real life troons make me chuckle.)

No. 272700

Yeah, someone complained the TIFs looked too much like women with top scars. kek
I think wheelchair/handicap diversity would have been a great addiction, especially since most people have friends or family who have handicaps. EA just pushing the troon agenda. At least some of the comments are by normies saying wtf. I can't wait until people who tired of this troon shit. Why are they pandering to the mentally ill 00.02 percent of retards?

No. 272716

Guess who got his voice AI'd

No. 272766

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So sick of this bullshit. When has this series ever even used pronouns to refer to the player? It's also funny the term 'non-binary' is only used in English translations; in the Japanese version it's just 'other' and in Harvestella non-binary was 'neutral.' Still pointless, though.

No. 272778

Why are they pandering so much to these literal retards?

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No. 272866

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Dark Seed

No. 272872

Could you Stardew nonnies help me? I've never 100% the game, never got even to buy a house for Pennie and Pam but I'm having an itch to play the game. Should I try to play vanilla again for the 200th time or just hop on to mods? I tried out the extended mod (?) but I think it was a too drastic change for me.

No. 272917

That fucked me up anon kek. Found it somewhere else expecting a cute femdom leaning sim game and I'm so surprised theres like a bunch of cutesy sfw shippy fan art of the characters drawn by tumblr girls. The game is so offensive in design mechanics alone.

No. 272932

okay now get him to read raunchy ass smut

No. 272935

>not marrying penny and rescuing her from her abusive homelife
What the fuck. Anyway if you really want to 100% the game why not continue playing on your old saves?

No. 272946

>why not continue playing on your old saves?
Because I take this absurdly long breaks, they're 6 months to 1 year. I can't remember what the fuck I was doing so it's just easier to start a new save.

No. 272960

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I've only played once and I did it with mods. I think it's much more enjoyable like that. I didn't use anything crazy, just quality of life mods and better character portraits.

No. 273022

Having a hell of a lot of fun with Hi-Fi Rush. It feels like No Straight Roads but more actualised, more polished. I'm a sucker for cel-shaded graphics so maybe I'm being biased, but it hits me in the nostalgia feels. Reminds me of playing Jet Set Radio over and over. Chai's surprisingly likable for an idiot manchild protagonist too kek.
Anyone else getting in on this sleeper hit?

No. 273038

Ruined, why'd they give Penny that hair? Shane wouldn't look like that, he's an alcoholic. They finally fixed Elliot(?)'s gigachin and made Alex look like a young man. Everyone looks generally better, so why'd they fuck up Penny? Fuck them. The blonde looks ugly too (male). Actually fuck what they did to Emily.

No. 273061

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I'm normally pretty bad at Souls games/souls-likes but I've really been enjoying Death's Door. It has everything I thought I hated about this type of game, i.e. challenging boss fights with phases, waves of enemies attacking you all at once, savepoints that make you trek back to the boss room and so on, but the game is so much fun that I can't get mad even when I'm getting my shit kicked in. It helps that the art and music are gorgeous and there are lots of cool secrets to find by poking around. Definitely check this one out if you like Souls games, or if you're like me and wish you were better at them so you could enjoy them more.

No. 273074

Damn it Dawson, yer really startin' to piss me off!

No. 273075

This is why you boycott companies like this. EA's had a shitty track record with its female employees, now they're just actively encouraging women to disfigure themselves and erase themselves.

No. 273086

Physical disabilities like wheelchairs or canes or crutches, while an obviously more sensible aspect to ~represent~ in a life simulator, are just far more difficult to implement since they require entire new sets of animations and meshes and interactions, and they wouldn't even get the same amount of virtue signaling praise as troonshit does, so of course devs will never bother.

No. 273356

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Okay so I had a dream last night I bought another Nintedo DS game (the original DS), so I'm here to ask: What DS game should I buy? Feel free to recommend Gameboy Advance games as well, as they are backwards compatible with the DS! I'm kind of interested in maybe trying a Kirby game as I've never played a Kirby game before.

No. 273357

Yoshi’s island for the game boy advance! It’s got a super cute aesthetic and beautiful pixel art, but it’s a lot more challenging than Kirby

No. 273397

Felt like listening to the Rakuen soundtrack today and found out dev putting out a new game I’m already sobbing oh my god

No. 273429

There was a leak about Dreadwolf in the DA sub on reddit, anyone else seen it?

Looks like we're getting a hack n slash game this time. Not sure how to feel about it because I'd like to have to use actual tactics to fight enemies, but tbat hasn't been a thing since DA2.

It's only in alpha but it looks okay I'd say. I wish Bioware actually posted something themselves rather than it getting leaked.

Also, apparently we're getting better hairstyles lol

No. 273450

>The most immediate thing you noticed is that animation quality has DRASTICALLY improved. Like, for any other AAA title it's probably not that big a deal. But we've never seen animation quality this good in any BioWare game.
I ain't buyin' it. I know better. Anthem was ass. Andromeda was… well, Thunderbirds had better facial animation.

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I don't mind the pivot to hack n slash combat. Much rather have that than the weird pseudo mmo gameplay from DAI. I'm more disappointed that we apparently can't control party members. What's the point then? I am interested that the player's class(?) is Grey Warden. I hope this means that origin choices are coming back.

No. 273503

I was thinking about trying new Story of Seasons games but guess I'll have to stay away now. Yikes…

No. 273701

I’m not going to buy DA4 since the devs are troons, just like how troons didn’t buy Hogwarts Legacy since it’s written by a terf. but seriously, i’m not too keen on the shift the series took from tactical to watered down hack and slash. besides i don’t care about solas so i probably won’t like the story either.

No. 273909

Can anyone redpill me on Pathologic and its sequel? I don't have the patience to listen to a self-fellating she/they scrote ramble about it in a 5 hour long "video essay". Is it worth a shot despite its status as a soyboy cult classic?

No. 273912

Any online game recommendations? Preferably MMOs. Got burnt out of FFXIV after playing for years and years plus finally had it with the degens erping in the main cities

No. 273926

The consensus is "holy hell that was a depressing game but holy hell I wish I could forget about it so I could experience it all again"
It's cheap too so I'd check it out.

No. 273939

Lost Ark or WoW. BDO and PSO2 are popular with weebs but I just couldn’t get into them.

No. 273958

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kek i was literally about to ask if anyone plays ffxiv and if its worth making a thread for it. i got burnt out too and agree main city rats are cringe but i used to love raiding. now i just hang out playing dress up through mare

No. 273964

There is already a thread.

No. 273975

Ascension WoW. It's a private server, which means no giving money to misogynist Blizzard.
>I’m not going to buy DA4 since the devs are troons
Ooooh I would like some more info on this please. I know they're SJWs but who is a troon?

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Very late to the party but I finally beat bayo 3. The ending's so lame that even kamiya is trying to gaslight everyone about it. The gameplay is fun although demon slave feels like a cheat to use, I tried to improve my scores up to platinum but I can't be bothered re-doing all the arcade sections so many times. The environments weren't all that interesting and the characters look unwashed, it's made me want to replay bayo 2 instead.

I kind of want to try the new game (cereza and the lost demon) but for $60? hell no

No. 274005

The last game director is a tim, "Corinne" Busche. There is no one left at BioWare from the good time. https://dragonage.fandom.com/wiki/Dragon_Age/Credits So I don't have any hope for DA Furry. >>273499 Shit looks tacky.


No. 274007

I honestly don't mind the ending. I expected it to be like the other two games where the ending is similar to the beginning with Luka and Bayo getting married on a cruise in a restored NYC or whatever but what actually annoyed me was that Viola's mom was implied to be resurrected like all the Bayo and Jeannes who got absorbed bt the bald guy and she's not even trying to see her? Bitch what? I would have disowned her. I'm looking forward to the next game.

No. 274010

I'm not satisfied because I hate everything they do to Jeanne, ever. Just let them be girlfriends already

No. 274011

I forgot to add, I loved the environments, Tokyo and Paris were so accurate it was uncanny. Bayonetta 3's Paris is the most realistic one I've seen so far in fiction kek, I'm not even sarcastic, they even replaced the Orange stores with Citron Telecom. I loved that shit. Now I wish we could have entire stages in NYC because I'm an ameriboo but I guess that's what the beginning of Bayonetta 2 is about anyway, sort of.

No. 274013

Wait for the QTJ spinoff. It's gonna happen. It has to, you really think Kamiya will kill off his waifu just like that for shock value? Come on.

No. 274014

It's true that they're well done, but I found most of them to be not very interesting. Tokyo was very grey, but that's just how cities are I guess. I didn't find the environments particularly appealing because 2 of them are just cities, which is what's outside my window. Egypt was quite nice, though. But that, and the imo lame design of the enemies left a lot ot be desired, visually.
2D arcade spin-off?…

No. 274015

Yeah the homunculi looked boring while the angels and demons looks iconic from the start. And on top of that it seems they wanted to reference Asian mythologies with them but it's not as in you face as usual besides the Sun Wukong boss fight (if that even counts as a boss fight)

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No. 274060

>Dragon Age 4's New Game Director Is Trans And That's Rad
>That's Rad
"Rad"? Once again game "journalists" proving how out-of-touch they are.

No. 274062

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HAHAHAHHAHAHA here's the newest director for Dragon Age 4, oh my god I'm crying

No. 274093

The obvious filter on the 2022 photo kek

No. 274101

Ugh, no wonder they added the Krem troon pandering in DAI.

No. 274131

its disappointing about the genre change.
i'm currently playing dragon age 2, and to be honest i feel like the series died with inquisition. like yes i would love to see more dragon age games, but i also know that no dragon age game is ever going to come close to how good origins was. 2, despite its flaws, still maintains a lot of the spirit of dao. inquisition to me felt soulless. i like solas enough to be interested in da4, but theres no way in hell i'm expecting it to be a good game. i'm actually surprised they've even made any progress with it; i figured it'd be stuck in development hell then quietly dropped

No. 274135

Man this sucks, why do troons have to ruin everything. DAO is one of my favorites games of all time, I consider it one of the best games I've ever played if not the best. DA2 was not as good but it was still pretty fun imo (it felt more like a spinoff than a sequel to me). Never got to beat DAI because of a living situation that resulted in me losing my gaming equipment but it seemed alright.

I remember the gamergate controversy and there was all that shit about "women in video games" and people losing their shit at women saying some video games are sexist. There were all those antisjw YouTubers screeching about how "men are the majority of gamers so why should games pander to women yadada" meanwhile games have to pander to troons now even though they're (supposedly) like .001% of the population.

Sorry for my autistic rant lmao.

No. 274137

Disgusting. DA peaked at 2 anyway. I'm done with that series.

No. 274139

You brought me back, anon. I remember the gamer gate controversies so vividly and many women were told to shut up and other horrible sexist slurs for speaking up about their experience in gaming. Now we get men LARPING as women, but everyone has to kiss their ass? Make it make sense. I really wish women didnt bend over backwards to please them because you know men dont give a shit about troons or being 'canceled'

No. 274140

I have not actually, I have not kept up with any DA (or ME) stuff since the fandom is insuffetable. I know I will play the game though and get angry and bitter at it. I love DA so much though, and seeing the directions the development is going is worrying. I bet my ass there will be multiple tranny party members and all the NPCs are just identity tickboxes.

No. 274142

Ironically the troons demanding obedience now are those gamergaters who told women to shut up

No. 274143

Are there videos of him? That 2022 pic is 100% faceapp female filter

No. 274145

krem was one thing but if this tranny director puts in an mtf companion i'll lose my shit. i am pretty certain there'll be some kind of non-binary they/them character, at least. maybe they'll explain it away as some dalish 'third gender' tripe lmao

No. 274147

this, it's crazy how that whole group of terminally online neckbeards ended up trooning or becoming chasers. given the way they view women (and their crippling porn addictions) it makes perfect sense though. they need to kill themselves.

No. 274148

> Oh, and party controls seem to have been removed—meaning you might not be able to switch between party members like you could in every other BioWare RPG. That last design choice feels very odd for a series whose core appeal was always “adventuring with your witty queer friends.”
>core appeal was queer friends


No. 274177

I’m more scared they’ll troon an existing character true and honest transwoman solas would be hilarious

No. 274184

"soy boy cult classic" jesus fuck i wish male "video essayists" (failed theaterkids) never existed so this game would have just remained off the radar. in both games you can see a small town & its citizens get transformed in under 2 weeks due to a deadly plague. characters & town feel realistic not just boilerplate shit. first one is novel for having 3 different characters PoV's of the same 12 days, personally this & the isolated quarantined plague town setting really drew me in even back when the translations were shit. some characters will lie to the city doctor and only tell town info to the more local doctor, you realize this on the second playthrough & your 12 days are wildly different for each 3, it's not like NG+. dialogue heavy & there's some real gems in the cast. game is old so it's a bit of a slog, u easily enable cheats. both games have a theater that no matter what puts on thematically relevant or prophetic plays at 12AM, second game has lucid dreaming. second game has one character but it's a full length game, graphically beautiful, less of a time sink than the first. if you want to dip your toes in you might want to pick this one, if you wanna jump right in pick classic HD. if any of this sounds interesting then buy it, if none of it does then skip it. i avoid video essays and fandom shit so idk how it's talked about, I tried to be succinct here. second character for the second game is being worked on.

No. 274250

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I was just shopping for some rimworld mods and I came across this and I fucking busted out laughing this cannot be real?

No. 274275

keking at how the choker adds femininity when male troons typically wear it to hide their adams apple

No. 274288

Anyone else excited about the RE4 remake?
It looks stunning but I'm slightly worried that they seemed to be going for a more serious vibe and ditched the campy humor of the original

No. 274375

I want them to keep the campyness of the OG as well. REmake 2 felt really violent and that wasnt as bad, but RE4 was always kind of silly and I loved that. I pre ordered my copy and I'm hyped as hell, even though I hate Luis' new design so much.

No. 274382

Never fails to make me laugh. You can be whatever sex you want in video games but these mfers want to be mentally ill characters specifically.
I have no shame I’m hyped!

No. 274383

Yep I'm looking forward to it too since I fancy Leon and he still looks cute but I share the same concerns. They focus more on realism and scariness now but the original had it's charm because of the goofiness.

No. 274402

The Nintendo Direct is starting!

No. 274414

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hyped for fake style savvy game that kind of looks like shit, splatoon expansion, and PROFESSOR LAYTON!

No. 274416

and ToTK which we got more news on after my post! that 5.12 release date is way sooner than I expected, and the weird vehicle construction things looked cool, they remind me of the weird contraptions people would build with stasis and magnesis

No. 274419

Yes I'm also interested in that game, and in Bayonetta Origins. It seems like Bayo Origin will be kind of between Bayonetta 3 and Astral Chain with how you can control Cereza and Cheshire at the same time. Aside from that… It's mostly ports, remasters, and the GB and GBA games which I either already have on the original consoles or on the virtual console on my 3DS so whatever.

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i really didn't expect a sequel after such a long time but i'm really looking forward to it, i loved playing the first one. the fact that they stole the acnh terraforming is really funny to me but i'm always down for more customization

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And to add to that it seems like the next XC3 DLC will be directly related to XC1 and 2 but I can't bring myself to play XC3. I don't know why but the story, characters and setting seem boring compared to the other ones. Especially because of how the two worlds collided so it's just more of the same shit I assume? And the antagonist seem even more boring than in XC1. Rex needs to shave that ugly as fuck beard and he'll look really hot, I hate it.

No. 274422

Excited for the Splatoon dlc! Although I genuinely don't see the point of wave 1, if it's just a reskinned version of the hub. Also excited for the Metroid Prime Remaster! I hope they do the other two games as well. The new Zelda trailer was cool, but I'm a little disappointed we didn't see more. Also I'm not sure if the new game justifies a $70 price tag.

No. 274423

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I literally fell off my chair and cried when I saw his face I'd given up hope I'm so happy right now you have no idea. And this was after seeing Ghost Trick, and Baten Kaitos, and Metroid Prime, and a New Fantasy Life! I'm… emotionally drained. It's a big deal when they get to ToTF and I couldn't care less about it.
Good time, 11/10, so happy.

No. 274424

that layton trailer was KINOOOOOOOOOOO

No. 274427

Same here, I wasn't expecting to see Layton again anytime soon, I figured the series was dead. I'm so excited, I can't wait for more info!

No. 274429

I thought Level 5 went bankrupt, what happened? I also thought this series was over for this reason.

No. 274430

syn sophia is involved so this probably is the real style savvy

No. 274434

>Baten Kaitos

No. 274438

There's gonna be a remake of Atelier Marie but it wasn't in the French Nintendo Direct. I just saw that on twitter in Japanese.

No. 274440

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I'm so happy I cried too, I hope it's not like Katrielle's game but I have faith. Layton means so much to me and my mum I'm really excited to introduce her to the switch kek, I can't wait to enjoy it with her
Excited for this too! I hope they have a lot of J-fashion inspired brands like style savvy bc the trailer had very simple cute trendy clothes, compared to the very individual styles of each brand in previous games

No. 274441

So excited!! I've been playing Atelier Sophie and it's so cute

No. 274442

That's it I officially hate malz western JRPG players. I'm petty as hell. They hated Rex from XC2 because he's a cute, optimistic 15 yo skinny boy because that makes him "boring" and a "cuck". Then they started loving him JUST because of the whole "muh three wives" in XC3. Now they love him even more because he looks way older, taller and has noticeable muscles in the next DLC despite him being THE EXACT SAME CHARACTER SO FAR. I'm convinced they have no reading comprehension or just want to self insert in a specific type of character, which is also why the FF7 anf FF8 translations were awful, why they hated Tidus when FF10 came out and why they hated FE Fates and its MC so much. They might as well just go on grindr, put that they're masc4masc in theie bio and leave normal discussions about JRPGs online to others at this point.

No. 274450

The closed down their North American branch, but they've continued to be an active company.

No. 274453

I agree but
>unironically defending fe fate’s story

No. 274454

Ghost trick and New Layton game?? Let's gooo!!

No. 274459

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you're right! this is so cool!

No. 274475

Could you elaborate on what you meant about the ff7 and ff8 translations?

No. 274490

I don’t own a Switch but Baten Kaitos and Metroid Prime were my favorite games in middle school, it’s kind of tempting.

No. 274505

This is just moid hysteria. They feel threatened by any cutesy or pretty male characters that have potential to be loved by female players, calling them gay etc. The fact that women often prefer young, beautiful men makes them absolutely seethe and they cope by latching onto old/macho types as figures to admire because all XY, while wanting to fuck women, are really faggots that crave attention and acknowledgement from superior males.

No. 274524

I think most people dislike the story for wrong reasons. It's either becausz a youtuber told them to hate it, because the translations made some specific characters ooc or very weird, or because they don't get Asian cultural references. For example the MC is supposed to be partially inspired by Buddha and that's why she (idgaf I played as female Kamui) seems too nice and too pacifist given the setting but that's the whole point. And she was born in the invisible kingdom which is basically hell from the story named "the spider string", and the final boss in the third DLC route wears a Buddha mask but the translators tried to make that place more like Ancient Greece because they thought Ancient India and China were too complicated for the American audience I guess. And Kamui is very OOC in Birthright because of said translation and acts like she likes revenge and killing people, and male Amerifats loved that shit because they could finallu self-insert in a character that "looks cool".

In FF7 everyone acts a bit more sassy and sometimes they're way more rude because 12 years boys in the 90s probably thought it's "cool" so you have Tifa calling Barrett a retard in English while in Japanese she's telling him to stop saying something that will bring them bad luck something like "don't jinx it". In FF8 Squall is way more sassy than in Japanese. Imagine if the Persona 3's wasn't just an introverted teenage boy but would also routinely shit talk others outside of the social links.

No. 274531

This is right up there with the mod that makes women weaker and unable to use firearms, while men are buffed and require women to make them happy.

No. 274533

NO TACTICAL TURTLENECK, 0/10, FUCK THAT. And he's STILL fucking ugly, god I'm so mad that Capcom just embraced hyperrealism and ruined their art style.

No. 274535

I hope it's Sera, she was such an unlikeable cunt of a woman. Somehow Bioware thought she'd be a great addition to the cast. Somehow.

No. 274572

>I'm so mad that Capcom just embraced hyperrealism and ruined their art style.
Same, sister. Especially with DMC. It went from stylish to ugly and generic.

No. 274574

This reminds me of how scrotes hated Raiden in MGS2 then sucked his dick when MGS4 and Rising came out.

No. 274576

Can anyone here recommend a good youtuber who is playing Hogwarts Legacy? Preferably a female let's player. The game looks great but i don't have the right console/comp for it.

No. 274585

Yes, I hated that he became a cyborg just so these retards could stop disliking him. I was late to MGS and was shocked that Raiden in MGS2 was so interesting and relatable because I expected way worse. Same with Rex in XC2 as I said. I thought he'd be annoying as fuck from how people talked about him but it turns out that he's a typical 90s shonen protagonist that's well written, likable and cute.

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Ikr? I don't like Ashley's redesign either. They apparently based her on some Insta model

No. 274592

why don't you try a cloud based gaming service?

No. 274604

Wow I didn't know those existed! Thanks for telling me!

No. 274608

>Especially with DMC. It went from stylish to ugly and generic.

No. 274611

To add then, I'll change my question to "does anyone here know a cloud gaming service that they recommend?"

No. 274613

I'm super excited for the new BOTW but that trailer was absolute ass, generic villain voice (though Ganondorf is a generic villain), not much new areas shown, and Banjo Kazooie Nuts and Bolts reference.

No. 274615

God I'm so fucking excited. I really thought they'd fall off after Fantasy Life Online servers getting shut down in Japan like a month after it got released worldwide, but it seems they wanted to fully focus on Fantasy Life i.
Absolutely BASED. I did remember about a year ago Syn Sophia put up job listings for an upcoming fashion game via Twitter so this is definitely what came out of it. They borrowed a lot of menu aspects from New Horizons it looks like or they're using a similar engine. Whatever it is… I hope there's multiplayer and the ability to wander around with other players and not limited to just sharing clothes. I wonder if any influences from Stylit will show up.

No. 274619

so the general consensus is that Geforce Now is the best, but a lot of game publishers stopped supporting it and pulled out their games and afaik Hogwart's Legacy is not on their list as of yet (there is a petition to change that though, we'll see).
Your next best option is Shadow (shadow.tech). It's pricier but you get a whole customizeable virtual computer at your service

No. 274620

Thank you nona! PC gaming here i come!

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happy gaming, nonna!

No. 274638

it's only fitting for the voice acting to be as bad as it was in the first game

No. 274693

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I’m in an FC in FFXIV Crystal. It’s mostly women in their 30s/40s and some men (but they’re typically respectful). We use VC to talk whenever we raid or whatever. Anyway one day out of the blue a new member joins with this obvious voice filter and starts talking about ERP. Out of curiosity I checked “her” twitter profile and he’s a “kinky trans puppygirl”.

No. 274695

This is why I stopped playing FFXIV after being active since Stormblood. Trannyland with disgusting degenerate erpers.

No. 274697

Nta, but nonny me too. I stopped playing after the Stromblood expansion was over and I never felt any better. In the end the community part was the only reason why FFXIV got ruined for me.
We had a FC with a big chunk of normies, cool women and men and then one of them turned into a MtF (long story short, he was an obsessed stalker of a woman who he thought was e-dating him (she wasn't), raged to the infinity and turned into a tranny, thinking he would get a gf that way, in the end started grooming mentally ill men (which were rare) on our fc into troonerism so he 'wont be the only one uwu'. After years he gave up and started dating another tranny).
FFXIV community q ended up being a bit worse because of that rage-baby streamer Asmongold, i remember how in xiv chat everyone would talk about nothing but him and wow, it was disgusting. I can only imagine how bad it is now.

No. 274700

>We had a FC with a big chunk of normies, cool women and men and then one of them turned into a MtF (long story short, he was an obsessed stalker of a woman who he thought was e-dating him (she wasn't), raged to the infinity and turned into a tranny, thinking he would get a gf that way, in the end started grooming mentally ill men (which were rare) on our fc into troonerism so he 'wont be the only one uwu'
I love how men are memed as the rational sex when they pull this shit. Disgusting

No. 274702

I remember Asmongold and his heinous fanboys from my WoW days. He harassed a female writer for Blizzard off Twitter then acted all performative when the whole lawsuit came out.

No. 274709

I feel that nona. Its beyond me how FFXIV wins these best community awards when it has such a shitty community. Also didn't pay much attention to the asmongold playing ffxiv thing, just that people got butthurt. My experience in ffxiv makes me want to stay away from cuter anime style mmos, sick of catgirls doing erp blowjobs everytime I spawn into Gridania

No. 274714

Before I quit FFXIV, I really wanted to join an FC with all women, but I just knew they would all be infested by trannies. I just want to raid with other women instead of emotionally retarded men and degenerates. As a general question, how the fuck do you repel them? Maybe if all the members were fujo?

No. 274728

I would have continued playing FFXIV if I could have been guaranteed a closed community of only women to play with.

No. 274746

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If you find terf gamers, help a sister out. I've been trying to find female gamers forever who actually hate trannys and dont believe this 'sex is a choice' bullshit. I'm tired, nonnies

No. 274747

Sorry to break it to you but there are gay tims out there who call themselves fujos

No. 274768

absolutely based pic choice. chigusa is a queen

No. 274860

The Hogwarts game has denuvo which makes it very hard to crack, the games that do have it haven’t been cracked yet apparently.
Empress (who fitgirl has beef with) said will crack the game in 10 days.

No. 274862

Look up a gaming discord server on ovarit, it’s full of radfems

No. 274877

As anyone played Fear and Hunger ? I saw that video and it seems like a really cool game but i'm a very casual and bad gamer so i'm afraid it's too hard for me.
Can anyone confirm the difficulty level ?

No. 274918

I saw this video too kek. I won't say it's that hard of you're used to jrpegs or have played darksouls(or any game with a limited save slots). I've played the second but not the first( I don't like the child selling aspect).it is quite infuriating I'll tell you that

No. 274967

why do they have a beef in a first place? didn't know these people had a community in a first place

No. 274975

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Well this is according to Fitgirl

No. 274985

I've played it and watched a playthrough of the second one. I like the first one better but it's a lot harder. The second one is also kinda buggy tbh. It does have a lot of sex abuse shit in it, just so you are aware.

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I got a used copy of Engage and it’s the worst FE I’ve played.

Skirmishes scale with your highest leveled character, so training your weak units is a pain. Every chapter throws three new characters at you that outclass your old ones. They changed the way you acquire skills too, now you need to grind SP to get basic skills like Vantage. Paired endings are gone for some reason.

You fight the same irritating bosses over and over again. They even have multiple health bars because of “revival stones”, like they’re playing on Fates Phoenix mode. Oh yeah and they tell you their sad anime backstory before they die, that’s good writing, right??

No. 275007

>Skirmishes scale with your highest leveled character, so training your weak units is a pain
>They changed the way you acquire skills too, now you need to grind SP to get basic skills like Vantage.
>You fight the same irritating bosses over and over again. They even have multiple health bars because of “revival stones”
Jesus, and on top of that the characters are hideous and the story seems pretty boring and a terrible pretext for gacha fanservice, I'm glad the ugly MC prevented me from buying a copy. I'll stick to FE Awakening, Fates and maybe 3H. I also need to replay Sacred Stones someday, I never finished it and I found out the used copy I have was actually a bootleg so I'm not even sure I still have my old save file.

No. 275060

I love shit like this. Morrowind fans are little diamonds.

No. 275065

>we shall drive the mongrel lizards of the empire - dogs, I meant dogs

No. 275066

It's so boring, I had to drop it. Outside of what you said about the combat
>The story dialogue puts me to sleep
>The Somniel activities don't even stack and aren't fun
>Grinding for supports are pointless because everyone only talks about tea and the enemy.
>The world building and lore is ass. For example, Brodia is an expansionist country yet retains the same borders forever?
>Poor word building shows up in all units' outfit designs and personalities because you could say any of the retainers are from this country and it wouldn't change anything about them.
>Every new outfit you can buy is objectively worse than what your units are already wearing
All that and I couldn't stand to look at all their Whoville faces anymore

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I recently finished playing Who's Lila and I have such mix feelings about it. I enjoyed the first hour or two. It was fun making silly faces and slowly putting the pieces together. Learning something new with each exchange of dialogue. Then I hit road block. I didn't know what else to do. I've exhausted all the possible dialogue with different reactions.

The problem was I picked up the game without realizing it had some arg elements. You had to download a separate DLC and open up links scattered around. It was kinda cool ig? But even with all more efforts I got frustrated and decided to just google up what I needed to do. Some of things were simple like finding a passwords through a schizo document or the game's cover art. But other times there were things like changing your laptop date to witness an event that has happened in the past but it felt so stupid. You were already jumping between different time periods in game. Why did I have to do it for this specific event?

Having to read a walkthrough to get to the rest of the endings really soured my experience. I found much more enjoyment through simpler endings. I really loved learning about what type of person Tanya was before Lila killed her. Finding out about her insecurities of failure and how it effects the people around her. That human element was what encourage me to find out how things turned out the way they did. I love everything, from the ludicrous philosophies, the beautiful music and strange abstract art. but oh god did the arg elements make it unnecessarily complicated. It made everything such a drag.

Saging because this is really long and annoying,,, Maybe it's just not my kind of game lol

No. 275136

Wait a minute! I just saw online that Hogwart's Legacy will be on the Switch in July. That changes everything, I thought I wouldn't be able to play it without getting a new PC or a PS5, but now I'm looking forward to it. I really hope I didn't find incorrect info.

No. 275138

You could also use a cloudbased gaming service as mentioned earlier.

No. 275139

No, my dying laptop would explode no matter how I tried to play this game. I think I can just play visual novels and small games on it.

No. 275150

Yes it's correct info but I'm ngl unless they put mad effort into optimisation (unlikely) it's probably not gonna be a great play on switch. Maybe if you have OLED

No. 275157

Kek. I'm playing Morrowind and I chose to be an argonian. A female one, which made joining House Hlaalu quite interesting… and easy

No. 275164

if I find both Raiden and Solid Snake sexy as fuck does that make me like nonbinary genderqueer or something

No. 275165

Yes, if you think two buff men are sexy but one has longer hair than the other then you are nonbinary and must get the tit chop, sorry.

No. 275173

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I used to play this Game from 2008 - 2011 and I was addicted.
10 years later and I'm back at it again.
Nostalgia is hell of a drug.

No. 275174

That means you have good taste. Unless you're including Snake from MGS4, then you're also a gerontophile so that means you have less godd taste than I thought.

No. 275177

Because people can only fancy exactly one person/character, otherwise they're nonbinary?

No. 275181

I think she's joking about jow these two characters have very different reputations with very annoying male fans in that specific case. Raiden was created specifically for girls and Western guys hated him when MGS2 got released and only wanted Snake as a playable character.

No. 275191

That was exactly the joke lol I thought it was already obvious enough. or does lolcow too need tone indicators?

No. 275196

You just aren’t funny

No. 275211

The joke made perfect sense in that context though

kek can you imagine?

No. 275213

No need to be embarrassed autist, sometimes you just miss the obvious

No. 275227

It made sense to me. It's okay if you miss a joke, and I don't think you should react by trying to make the other person feel bad about it.

No. 275231

Omg Nostale!! It was the first mmo I ever played. I was never really good at it but I loved how cute it was

No. 275242

Clearly you aren't funny nona, sorry

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>tfw hogwarts legacy but no $60
how can i call myself a terf anymore

No. 275403

fake terf you might as well transition at this point

No. 275470

Feels bad. I don't even have a PS5 or good enough PC to play. I'm holding out until April. it hurts.

No. 275653

NONA NONI NONNITA NONNIE I finished Disco Elysium and i know it's corny but that shit changed my life.
I want to talk about it but I plan on doing a second playthrough. I just love it, the vibes, the look, the weird ass writing. Someone said it was made by people who didn't speak English as their first language? IS that true? Is that why the writing felt so "Unique" and "whimsical"? I don't know it gave it style. At first I made my Harry a Super Star Facists cop, lol. I always try to be a huge asshole.
I'd feel bad because when I met the Racist Lorryman, Kim kinda scolded me and I love Kim from the start and I loved his voice actor. So I didn't want to make him mad but also didn't want to be fucking scolded for trying to be an asshole, however, he didn't really scold that much I feel like despite how cartoonish some of the characters were it also felt like they were real people. Like Kim basically seemed to think My harry was a huge racist (he was), and retarded weirdo (he was) but saw..something good in him. I thought at first he'd just hate me and seee nothing good in me because of how racists I was. I don't know what that says but it's definitely more "Human" then just the extreme way I'd expect it to go.
My favorite quest in the whole game is how I ran into the working class woman, literally pestered her about her husband, thinking it was going to some fucking dumb thing, where her husband WAS a drunk. It stayed at the back of my mind. Every scrote I met after that I wonderd if they were his husband. Only to find him dead from a tragic accident. Then having to tell her. That moment was tense and I had to do it twice because my computer died where I had to talk to her about it. The fishman's island or whatever it is called seemed so hopeless but also beautiful. I loved how comfty the little shacks were. You could tell that they were really loved and cared for. I don't know theres so much I love.
I also hated elizbeth, I hated everyone in the hardie boys, they annoyed me. Especially Elizibeth, I did not care they
Died in my playthrough most of them. Maybe i'm just heartless but lord I disliked them##

No. 275695

For all my FFXIV nonas, go give Zepla some love, she's getting blasted for playing Hogwarts Legacy

No. 275697

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Oh and samefag, but it seems people are claiming that her moderators are TERFs. Stumbled across this all on twitter fucking lol

No. 275769

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the adventure game Mystery of the Druids.

The protagonist Detective Brent Halligan is tasked by Scotland Yard to solve the skeleton murders, a grisly series of murders where skeletonized (it's a real word!) bodies are showing up across London. Halligan is picked not for his ability, but rather because he's the only person in the department left. In fact, everyone else in the department seems to dislike him for some unknown reason.
You soon learn why. Halligan is what can only be described as a beetle-like person, with no consideration for anything beyond what's currently his task. He is utterly grungy, has a 600 dollar debt at the local pizzeria (that he regards as a point of pride), used to smoke a carton of cigarettes a week, his office looks like a bomb went off, his shelf is full of conspiracy theory books, he has a habit of 'borrowing' things from his coworkers and never returning them, and made life difficult for everyone in the office by putting an arrest warrant for Prince Charles after Diana's death 'as a joke'. If you make the mistake of trusting Halligan or being friendly to him, you soon find out he will stab you in the back with zero mercy or hesitation in order to reach whatever his current goal is.
One highlight of the game is the part where you have to do a phone call. See, Halligan had a habit of making so many long-distance calls for spurious reasons that the police department now prevents him from making outgoing calls. So, he decides to use a pay phone to call in a lead for his investigation. The problem is, Halligan has misplaced his wallet, doesn't know how to find it, and nobody in the department will give him change because they hate his guts.
So in true Halligan fashion, what does he do?
Well, he finds out there is a hobo right next to the phone booth he wants to use, with some spare change. Halligan proceeds to steal medicinal alcohol from the Scotland Yard's crime lab, mixes it in with some apple juice he had on him, and offers it to the thirsty hobo as 'apple schnapps, from Detective Halligan's home distillery'. He steals from his police department, poisons the hobo, then proceeds to rob him blind, all so he can use the phone booth.
It's absolutely brilliant.

No. 275818

new Melon Journey coming out next month!!!

No. 275821

i love you druid anon, happy valentines day

No. 275823

samefag but halligan would clearly win. god bless harry but i doubt he'd be sober enough in a fight to the death to do much more than stumble around like an idiot

No. 275826

How is she homophobic when there was proof in the books Dumbledore was gay? I'm so confused. >>275695
I hope the hate on streamers peaks people to no end. They are insane.

No. 275830

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sniff he tries his best ok?
also halligan is a psychopath i mean who kills a homeless man just for pennies?

No. 275834

>there was proof in the books Dumbledore was gay
It's a bunch of implications that's easy to catch if you're old enough to know how the media treat gay people (because Rita trying to imply Dumbledore was a pedo targeting Harry constently after his death) and if you have a little bit of media literacy, which many of these people lack. A bunch of people guess that he was into Grindelwald correctly way before the confirmation in that one infamous interview, including the fan who explicitely asked about it to begin with, and the real question after that was "was Grindelwald actually reciprocating his feelings or was he manipulating him all along?" Although some people are maybe young enough to know about Dumbledore being gay from the interview BEFORE reading the book long after it got released, and many people only know the movies and are to this day whining that "muh childhood ruined" or whatever. If I managed to guess that by myself when I was like 12 or 13 years old as soon as the last book got released there's no excuse for anyone else I don't give a fuck. Although I was raised on 90s CLAMP manga so that probably helped kek.

tldr; Dumbledore is definitely gay in the last book for his evil ex-boyfriend but people don't know how to read or only watched the movies to begin with.

No. 275835

Why do they always target female streamers? (Rhetorical question, we all know why)

No. 275836

It's depressing, but I'm happy more and more people are now against the troons. I've seen a lot of people stand up against them lately on social media, makes me excited

No. 275837

Everytime I think about streaming games even just casually with my face hidden and just my voice that could be used to identify me I think about how more well-known female streamers are treated and I quickly change my mind. I wish it were possible to choose your audience the same way it's possible to choose who you're watching.

No. 275841

>in the end started grooming mentally ill men (which were rare) on our fc into troonerism so he 'wont be the only one uwu'.
This is the entire state of /xivg/ lmao

No. 275843

I am SO pumped for this

No. 275865

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I don't give a fuck about anyone's opinion on Bayonetta 3, it gave us Egyptian princess Bayonetta and for that alone it will always have a special place in my heart.

No. 275868

looks like a yugioh character

No. 275871

Don't insult my waifu like that ever again.

No. 275903

She’s still pretty mild compared to other YouTubers who made skits mocking TRAs

No. 275904

>other YouTubers who made skits mocking TRAs

like who? I want to watch that

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No. 275913

Currently in the process of hacking my 3DS. What games do nonas suggest?

No. 275932

Kek this was hilarious

No. 275935

professor layton!! the first one is the curious village

No. 275937

>grew up with 90s clamp
Based and clamp-pilled. No but fr people act poor she added in Dumbledore and grinderwald for points when it's on the second or third chapter of book one and continues on. I hope they make more fantastic beast movies because I do like them and want to explore young Dumbledore more. Sucks so much they had issues with casting thanks to jd and the Hawaiian rap star.

No. 275949

>there’s not even an all female quidditch team for a trans woman to join and dominate because they’re not women, but also they are women.
this one is pretty funny

No. 275953

persona Q and yokai watch

No. 275955

The Rune Factory games, but mainly 3 and 4 as they're the best ones.

No. 275957

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I really, really want to get into it cuz it seems right up my alley but there's something about how it looks that really bugs me… maybe the character designs..

No. 275960

Animal Crossing New Leaf
Style Savvy (US) / New Style Boutique (EU)
Fantasy Life

No. 275970

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I started playing Fantasy Life after the latest Direct announcement of the sequel, it looked fun so I decided to play the original. I have only just started but it's really fun so far!

No. 275971

it looked so cute in the trailer, i wish we had a solid date for the new one

No. 275975

Seconding Rune Factory 3.

No. 275991

other than the games mentioned, i also really enjoyed the world ends with you (the combat is a bit difficult to get used to though)

No. 275994

nintendogs + cats if you want something cute and relaxing

No. 276001

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A Lot of good recommends already! If you like to play some old ds game I would recommend getting TWiLight Menu++ https://github.com/DS-Homebrew/TWiLightMenu/releases , some of my favourites are ghost trick, harvest moon games and currently Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth. I don't remember where I got them from but you can easily find on net. Here is a link to 3ds qr code site where you can download games directly with your 3ds https://hshop.erista.me/ there is a new thing on the site called 3hs which allows you to
>downloads from hShop directly. This means you no longer have to scan QR codes or use CIA files to install content from hShop. 3hs achieves speeds that have been measured to match and even exceed FBI.
I have no experience of using it but I heard that it doesn't take a lot of space. Some older sites/forums for games https://www.cia-3ds.com/ https://www.reddit.com/r/3dsqrcodes/top/?t=all and the megalinks and info thread https://www.reddit.com/r/3dspiracy/comments/p1w6if/read_before_posting_faq_megathread_xxl_edition/ Although I think hShop has a lot more variety now then it used too. Also here is a list where you can find every harvest moon game modded for same sex marriage excluding the original story of seasons game https://fogu.com/hmforum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=175632
I really liked legend of zelda ocarina of time and rest of the games that have been mentioned on here. Zero Escape games is a hit or miss for some players but I liked the first game a lot.

No. 276002

Samefag, if your interested in animation then flipnote might be up your alley. Kéké is someone made me interested in it after seeing all of her animation and I was surprised that she had done most of it at the time on the 3ds and that she liked using it the most when animating

No. 276017

Oh yeah, this post >>276001 reminded me I use Anemone to use custom themes myself, using this site https://themeplaza.art/themes . Not sure if that function is in the Twilight Menu thing the other nona recommended, but just so you know that's an option! I'm currently using a cute Sanrio one

No. 276037

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Any farmer here played the Far Cry 6 Insanity DLC? I have a lot of mixed feelings and wanted to talk about Citra specifically and the misogynist tone surrounding the her portrayal and how they handled the subject in general. I really hoped she wouldn't be so one dimensional, we get a little glimpse into her motivation and yeah Ik it's supposed to focus on Vaas and he's an unreliable narrator (which everyone seems to forget) but still. I can't quite put this into words, on one hand I like the vagueness and there is some nuance to it but on the other… Idk it feels like they tried to redeem Vaas by essentially blaming her for fucking him up and not caring about why she is fucked up enough to do it in the first place. I wish they explored their mutual trauma more because we clearly see that there is something wrong with her too and she has moments of weakness. Yeah, she manipulated Vaas and made him more fucked up but when her character is so underdeveloped and fetishized it feels like a misogynistic femme fatale trope when it's clearly so much more than that.
But mostly, I dislike how people reacted to it, I saw this woman on tumblr talking about how much she hated her and how she's so evil and all that shit and then go on and post about how cool she thinks Buck (the sadistic rapist who bought a slave) is. Like… It's so clear that if Citra wasn't a woman people wouldn't be saying shit like oh, she's the real villain on Far Cry 3! Because she's clearly worse than a human trafficking mass murderer trying to wipe out the natives or the Australian rape ape. Yes, she's a villain, but she deserves as much nuance as Vaas. Aside from that I liked how they explored Vaas' character.

No. 276043

Thank you all!!! All of these seem right up my alley. I've installed FE Awakening and Tomodachi Life, and will be looking into getting all of these tonight. Also Flipnote brings back so many memories, used to watch them all the time!! And thank you nona for the guide on the downloads!! Will be looking into it!!
I love 3DS themes, if only the Switch had themes like the 3DS did.

No. 276045

someone left a ps4 at my place and i can use it as i please but i know nothing about games so can you give me some recommendations? i think rather than a story driven one i'd enjoy more something i can immerse myself in, exploring, collecting that kind of thing

No. 276050

>Horizon Zero Dawn
>What Remains of Edith Finch
>The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe
>Red Dead Redemption 2
>Hitman 2
None in particular order but all of them except Edith and Stanley contains combat and recommend them more if you want to start with a story and exploring game. There is probably more game that fits what your looking for. However nothing comes to mind at the moment.
>FE Awakening and Tomodachi Life
These pretty fun games too, Have fun!

No. 276059

My favorite story driven games off the top of my head are:
Red Dead Redemption 2
Days Gone
Horizon zero dawn
Final fantasy 15 (esp the royal edition)

No. 276075

>Assassin's Creed Black Flag or Odyssey
>Batman Arkham Asylum
>The Witcher 3
>Middle Earth Shadow of Mordor
All games with lots of side quests and beautiful places to explore, and the combat systems very lenient for non-gamers.

No. 276077

Subnautica play Subnautica huehuehue

No. 276099

I regret not redeeming this when they gave it away for free on Playstation because I thought it was a horror game. If only I knew then that the second game has a cute AI in it.

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I am cautiously optimistic for lightfall but then I remember all the emblems bungle sells.
I’m amazed how destiny’s story and lore never reflects whatever is currently the trending politics but maybe that’s come to an end. I hope destiny players don’t become insufferable when lightfall comes out.

No. 276112

They play at being progressive but I'm pretty sure the main playerbase is still dudebro types so they won't go too far. Wasn't there a lot of pissing about the gay kiss?
Hopefully they don't put too much emphasis on 'pronouns' or whatever, our character is trying to save the world it doesn't matter and this character probably won't be important outside of the expansions story.
rip Rasputin btw, I'm annoyed that they bothered to give him a bunch of personality just before killing him off.

No. 276144

I wish nintendo would give me the nintendogs switch game of my dreams already

No. 276145

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There were one sex romances in destiny lores long before they started selling emblems. I think it's always been nicely integrated and well written so I honestly don't care, as long as theres not too much unnecessary romance happening in the game, I want high stakes spacewide war only. Only reason I didn't buy Lightfall yet is because Neomuna is legitimately the ugliest location in Destiny's history, cities are very hard to make and it looks so dated, uninspired and empty even in these high hype trailers… such a ridiculous idea to make a cyberpunk city location for an online game like this.

One thing I absolutely love about most recent story development though is that Traveler was about to run. It's always been my hope it will do so since it did it in the past and I just love this "benevolent alien god bringing the golden age" archetype of a character to be this selfish thing with it's own agenda. Really happy it went this way - it only stayed because it's cornered - rather than "traveler loved humanity more than anyone else and so decided to stick around for the first time ever" cozy bullshit

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Question about 3ds games: I have not played previous Harvest Moon games but they sound something I would like, what should I start with? There are a couple titles for 3ds right?

What about Rune Factory? Everyone recommends the 3rd game but should I play the previous ones?

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I don't know about Harvest Moon, but I have played Rune Factory 1, 3 and 4 (3rd being the first game I played). And yes, you can play the third game first, is easy enough even 13 year old me was able to beat it, lol. RF1 is more difficult, you have to be careful during early game because you can die easily, and if you faint in a cave it's game over (that means, you have to start from your last save, you don't go to the doctor or anything.) Getting money is also more difficult, in my opinion. But RF1 has best girl Mist, and I have to say I quite enjoyed that the game was more challenging that RF3 or RF4.
They only started adding a female protagonist in the 4th game, so if you are not interested in playing as a male character that woos the girls in town, don't bother with the DS games. But I have to say that the majority of bachelorettes are not annoying ugu waifus, so I'm sure you can find one that you like.
If it's not your thing, then you should simply play RF4.

No. 276201

> season of the splicer
I remember that I was very worried about that story but honestly it wasn't that bad. As long as it's well written I don't really care.
There's a line Eido said something about the humanity-fallen conflict and some lore pieces that made me go "oh ok the writing room has nuance" but I don't think it really translated much into the storytelling/game and I doubt the politics of the last city will ever get mentioned again in-game. Ikora basically did whatever she wanted and the citizens that had issues with it were just sidelined but any story about refugees is bound to be complicated.

I don't care if a story wants to portray progressive or conservative sentiments just as long as it's well written which for the most part Destiny's lore and story is at least to me.

I know Americans are going to think of their own immigration problems but I kept thinking how the story mirrors the Palestinian struggle, I wanted to make a post on reddit but I was worried I'd get laughed into oblivion.

>Neomuna is legitimately the ugliest location in Destiny's history

I feel so gaslight whenever I go to reddit, everyone is singing praises but it looks like a mess.

No. 276202

In lore the travel seems really really benevolent tho, it had so many chances to leave humanity but it stuck. It would be very stupid if the all knowing sphere in the sky decided to leave when the pyramids were already close by, I think it was getting away from the last city since Eramis wanted to blow it up.

No. 276205

Anons, I already bought Pokemon Blue and Gold on the 3DS, would it be retarded to also get Yellow and Crystal just for the added content? Because I really don't want to emulate and play on a PC, these games are made to be played from the comfort of my bed, and I could potentially transfert my Pokemon from there to more recent games as well.

No. 276224

WTF WTF is this style savvy? DAMN and I don't have a switch!

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>Yellow and Crystal just for the added content
Do it. Pokemon is not meant to be played on pc along with the fact that the Eshop for 3ds is closing soon. Also if you ever hack your 3ds you can play so many fanmade pokemon games on it.

No. 276243

I know it's closing, I bought everything I wanted already, especially physical copies, but I just suddenly remembered about Pokemon Yellow and Crystal very specifically. Especially because I want to play as Kris like when I was a kid, being able to play as a cute blue haired girl blew my mind when I was 7 years old.

>Also if you ever hack your 3ds

I've considered it, but since I already have everything I want I don't see the point. Maybe I'll do it someday just so I can play 3DS games in Japanese because to this day I'm still annoyed at how shit FE Fates' localization was and how I couldn't choose the Japanese voices for SMT4 and 4A.

No. 276245

yeah it makes no sense that it would leave now, maybe the end of Witch Queen affected it? Though hopefully we'll get some lore later to explain it. I was so sure that Eramis was actually going to fire at the hive fleet in a last act of defiance, but I guess all those lines trying to convince her to switch sides were just red herrings.
What little I've seen of the new area makes it look cool, but I love neon cyberpunk glowyness.

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>shit FE Fates' localization and English voices for SMT4 and 4A
This was actually one of the reasons that made me take the plunge in hackings my ds as I discovered that I could just patch the games to fulfil my enjoyment and wants.
>FE Fates fan translation 2.0 https://gamebanana.com/wips/62238
>SMT iv undub https://gbatemp.net/threads/release-shin-megami-tensei-iv-undub.443145/#post-6708758
>4A https://gbatemp.net/threads/release-shin-megami-tensei-iv-apocalypse-full-undub-1-0.443294/

No. 276588

Very excited for this one. The people spamming that it's an AC clone weren't unjustified since FL clearly taking notes off of the former's success, but it annoyed me anyways, kek. They don't know… They don't know how good it was.

No. 276590

If you want something more in the anime realm of things, the Ys games are all pretty good. Light on story (not bad, just light) with breezy combat and plenty of exploration. Ys 8 is a good starting place, 9 is good as well but I think you'd lose something in the plot without at least one other Ys game under your belt.
Falcom may not have the spiffiest budget to blow on their titles, but they're a solid veteran developer. If you get into one of their main IPs, you luckily have plenty more where it came from to enjoy.
Don't know your skill level, but they're also big on keeping their games accessible so you'll find something that suits you.

No. 276592

Wild, I think that the modern version of RF 4 is usually the one I most often see recommended.
In terms of Harvest Moon (or rather Story of Seasons when it comes to modern titles)… It's not quite what it used to be, in my opinion. Better to stick with the games prior to the 3DS era.
For a pretty solid, basic HM experience, I'd say Cute on the DS or More Friends of Mineral Town on GBA. I'm personally partial to Island of Happiness on DS.

No. 276607

i completely missed the direct so i didn't hear about this until i saw your post. i'm excited!!!!! i absolutely loved fantasy life and it's the only game i regret selling when i decided to sell my nintendo ds games collection.

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I always wanted to have a 3Ds and i wonder if its really too late to do that now? I imagine even pre owned 3ds are probably overpriced now.
I wanted to have 3ds to play older games, like acnl, style savy and otome games along with old FE.
Tell me nonnas, should i fuck all and just emulate these games in peace instead of overthinking?
Admittedly not liking my switch too much as they didnt put enough effort into creating the console.

No. 276644

the 3ds is very fun when you mod it, i'd definitely suggest you get one before the prices skyrocket entirely. I bought a 3DS 2 years ago and it's my favorite console. Either way buy if you can afford it but I'll tell you that I haven't regreted mine. Try to buy one locally at a retroshop rather than online through ebay, I managed to find a really good deal like that.

No. 276645

Personally it's up to you, Idk how easy it is to emulate 3ds games on a PC but I know DS are piss easy. If you have a collection of old DS games it's worth it because the console can play those too. I enjoy playing my games handheld more than on pc, so having then downloaded to the console is a plus.
I've seen prices range from $95 to $150 for used ones in good condition. I bought a special edition one for about 200 dollars on mercari but it came loaded with games on it and already homebrewed which is nice.

No. 276646

It depends on if you're looking for the highly sought after ones or just any 3DS. The 3DS original MSRP was 250$ and unless you're looking for models like picrel or limited releases, you can easily find them under or matching MSRP online, both new and restored. Just three years ago I stumbled across a 3DS at a goodwill and got it for 10$, not everybody with a spare 3DS is a nerd who is will sell it for 100$, so now i use that one for mods while my original XL is my "vanilla" DS.

No. 276651

I got a New 3ds as gift from my bf a couple years ago, never owned one as kid / teen, and I really like it! I think emulating is really easy and obviously cheaper, but I love the feeling of having a physical handheld console I can use anywhere rather than sitting on my PC. I think it would be better to buy one now rather than later, as the prices will only increase as time goes on. I love having a hacked console with custom themes and free games. I like 3ds more than Switch for handheld gaming as the Switch is much heavier, I actually got tenosynovitis for playing too much ACNH on it kekk.

I am currently trying to find cute custom casing / housing for mine but seems like there are none for the regular New 3ds, only New 3ds XL/LL.

No. 276671

The eshop will be inaccessible next month so honestly either pirate games on your pc or get a 3DS and emulate games on it. Fuck it, second hand 3DS games are also overpriced because of covid making people bored and buying more stuff. I wanted that 3DSXL but in Europe the pink one is bright hot pink and not pastel pink and white unfortunately. By the way someone once broke it a little bit and a little piece of plastic got off near the R button, I used tape to keep it in place but do you think I could use glue for that?

No. 276684

>either pirate games on your pc or get a 3DS and emulate games on it
Sorry to nitpick but you don't emulate 3DS games on a 3DS, since you're playing them in the console they were made for. It's on PC, or any other platform, that you emulate 3DS games.
Anyway, I don't know why everybody's panicking over the eShop closing, just pirate that stuff lol

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You could buy a replacement bit for the button off Aliexpress or something? Also, if the color of a console isn't what you would prefer, there are either vinyl stickers or replacement housings available. Replacing the housing requires a bit more effort and finesse but there are clear guides on iFixit, Youtube etc.

No. 276687

It's not the button that's the issue it's the plastic around it, I'm not sure how to describe it so I'll post a picture later. I used a sticker on my 3DS long ago and it makes it way cuter. It makes the hot pink less flashy but I won't post it because I don't want anons to recognize me because of it if anyone I know irl is here kek

No. 276695

Ohh I think I see, I bet gluing it carefully would be ok. If you want to be fancy there are glues specifically for ABS plastic (which I think the consoles are made out of) but super glue would work too imo

No. 276971

I finished my second playthrough of Disco Eluysium, the last time I've ever felt so attached and mentally in love with a game was fucking Walking Dead Season 1.
There's something about this game and every single character that makes me miss it. My first playthrough i was a fucking junkie/drunk who didn't care about anything but opening every door and check, i could'nt of course. I wanted to be the "Super Star Cop" and I do feel that was who Harry was, a huge fucking asshole with a huge ego who thought he was the shit. I was very into the "ex-something". I tried to shoot Cunoesse and wanted to kill Cuno, I could'nt do the chruch mission and I was very pissed off.
Second playthrough I was Acoplyspe Cop, I wanted to be a "Straight forward no bullshit cop" but thought it'd be funny to constantly talk about how the world was ending. WHILE ALSO being a ultra Liberal. In the end I had 300 real', I'd brought every single item of clothing from that dude selling them, I didn't drink or smoke, I didn't do any drugs. I also didn't put my skill points into anything and often had multuple points. I didn't recreit Cuno because Kim didn't get harmed. I didn't get to crack the code with that Skull girl and everytime I was always very weary on the Boat lady whose name I can't remember, but I did "Favors" for the Evert but I love the fisherman villege so I didn't let him do what he wanted I lied about it. At first I hated titus and his people, this playthrough I didn't hate them. Elizbeth still is annoying as shit to me. Even though the things I did the second time around didn't change "much" I still want to play again.
Maybe try a different build. I always make him a little "Spirtual" but I want to go full facist or full on fucking "Everything is a conspircy" because that shit was right anyway.
I'm realizing I don't even want to see everything like whats behind that door on the coast, or how I didn't get the Disco Dancers ID but I DID arrest her the second time I just miss the world. I love it, it's such a beautiful game. I don't know. It even made me want to write again for my own enjoyment.
It's definetly my favorite game of all time and I don't think i'll ever forget it. Maybe I'll give it a rest for a bit and play another build later. I want to reject my whole past personality and play it that way. I just can't stop thinking about it or talking about it. It's not even "Fun" in the normal way. I don't know i'm obessed. Such a unique amazing game, with great characters. (Im drunk sorry for all the spelling errors to the nonas who gave a shit to read it). I'd love to know how you played Harry if you played

No. 276974

Also my second play through I got very bored with the "ex-something" I truly believe that maybe was the point? She didn't really mean anything. Just a woman he was in love with, seems like they both were in a fucked up place and after his drunken night of bullshit, he was at possibly square one with her. I really didn't care who she was, or what she meant. Maybe that was the point? I was legit more interested in knowing (both times) he was a fucking gym teacher. I also found the lady at the fishing villege a lot more amazing then the big headed homosexual prostitute or whatever he was. I felt that lady was cool as fuck. The homosexual selling his ass to some gross weirdo or whatever they were doing, wasn't to me. I do like how all the ladies in the game were mostly chill, I still don't like the Disco Dancer, I hate the "Magical girl thats so flawed and everyone around her just falls in love", she didn't come off like that to me. She wasn't interesting at all. I was more interested in the pale driver or Cindy the Skull whose mission I didn't finish on my second try. Even Cunoesse.

No. 276991

Nonna, your Elysium sperging was legitimately the highlight of my night. I frigging adore this game and love hearing how other people play it. Your Detectives sound wild in the best way! I agree with you that the women are all really cool and chill characters. I also don't much like Klaasje and find her one of the weaker written characters. Pale Driver is the best and I spent so much time talking to her.
My Detective was a low FYS high PSY build (3-4-2-3) with Shivers as signature skill. He died a couple of times in the early game once by losing a fight with Measurehead and once from Evrart's hard chair. We're really playing hard into the ex-gym teacher thing, because he convinced the neurotic bookseller lady to let her kid in from the cold and somehow got through to Cuno. Lady Revachol talks to us constantly. Are we crazy, or truly in tune with our city? We may never know. He's not explicitly running from his past, but he's in no hurry to learn about it. He has never looked in a mirror, and only learned his name when he retrieved his case files. We spend a lot of our time listening to people, doing silly things to annoy Kim, and incidentally solving the case solely because we tugged at every other thread in Martinaise. Went Hobocop immediately but never picked up a real copotype. Harry will never be a good person, but I did the best I could for him to leave Martinaise in a better place.
What's your favorite skill, gameplay and personality? I really like Physical Instrument; he's a prick but he's also weirdly encouraging in a way that makes me smile. Must be the gym teacher shining through. Authority is a troll and I love him, but I disagree with his advice most of the time.

No. 277006

Will I still be able to hack a WiiU or 3DS after their eShops close? I can't acquire a WiiU currently but am definitely interested in doing so in the future.

No. 277007

I'm guessing yes? Hacking a console is just about exploiting bugs and vulnerabilities in the firmware. The older your device's firmware, the easier it is to hack, that's why it's recommended that you don't update it to the latest version if you want to hack a console.
If you mean like getting games from the eShop, there are other ways to get the games other than through the official store.

No. 277009

I don't know about the WiiU but you should be good for the 3DS, regardless of what firmware version you've updated to. Just follow this guide to hack it: https://3ds.hacks.guide/
Then, install 3hs on your 3DS to download games, dlc, etc. https://hshop.erista.me/3hs

No. 277189

Thanks, nonnas! Going to hack my 3DS this weekend… Will hold onto my dream of a Wii U for the future.

No. 277246

https://wiiu.hacks.guide/#/ and https://www.reddit.com/r/WiiUHacks/ I have no experiance with the wiiu however I you can check out the subreddit and find some info there.

No. 277280

Is it safe/easy to hack a DS Lite?

No. 277304

Yes, it's simpler than with 3ds and there's no risk of bricking your device. You need an SD card, R4 card and a USB adapter for the SD card, they often sell those in packs on eBay etc

No. 277325

Just wanna say the only otome game really on the 3ds is Hakuoki, unless you mean games with otome elements. There are some DS otome though.

No. 277614

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When I was playing Xenoblade 2 I couldn't stop thinking about how Amalthus is basically Seymour from FFX if Seymour was actually well-written and relevant:
>priest to a fictional religion that's super important in the setting due to potentially illegal means
>are actively ruining the entire world just out of spite
>both backstories involves a dead mom and affects them greatly when they were small kids with already shitty lives
>Junichi Suwabe
>seems like an ally at first, becomes an antagonist mid-game
Again, Amalthus is so much more interesting it's not funny. That, the setting itself and the characters designed by Nomura kind of makes me feel like the game could have been a FF game if it weren't for the director leaving Squaresoft.

No. 277659

For the nonnies who have played Persona 3 Portable, in your opinion does it matter which gender you choose for the protagonist? I installed the game since it was on Game Pass and I've been curious about the Persona games for a while, and this one especially since you can choose the gender of the protagonist, but when I started the game it was saying that it's recommended to play as a guy if you're new to the game…I'm not against playing male characters but I chose this game in particular because I heard that you could play as a girl. Is there really that much of a difference in the game based on whether you play as the male or female protagonist?

No. 277661

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Yes and no. Most social links are different in FemC route (original game didn't have any of the male party members as available social links) and ime all of the changes are infinitely better than the male social links. Male route has models of the characters and portraits during most of the cutscenes, FemC route is done more in visual novel style where it only has the character portraits. Things like personas you can summon are identical iirc (Orpheus has a different design depending on the MC's sex).
My friend started a male playthrough while we're sharing a FemC run. According to him the male route sucks so bad compared to the female route and he's only playing through it for completion's sake. I've never played male route because I can't stand the thought of my yandere lesbian robot waifu being straight and because of certain scenes that would be insufferable to play as a guy ("Operation Babe Hunt", 'nuff said.) If it's your first time playing P3P, play FemC. She's infinitely better and has some sassy dialogue options that apparently aren't available in the male route. Playing FemC also gives you the option to choose between Elizabeth and Theodore as your Velvet Room attendant (picrel).
Sorry for mega sperg but FemC really is a better game according to most people who have played both. I hope you have fun playing Persona 3, nonna! I'd love to hear about your favorite characters and personas once you've had a chance to play a bit!

No. 277662

The only big difference is that you won't have social links with the same characters if you play as a girl. The other differences are superficial. The original P3 game was released in 2006 and was made with the male protagonist only, the female protagonist is an addition to P3P specifically, which is why it's recommended that way. If you play as the male MC first I recommend you do a NG+ run as the girl because she has social links with more playable characters than the MC.

No. 277663

Not really but it’s fun to be a girl and do the s links for Shinjiro, Akihiko and Theodore

No. 277665

Taking Theo on dates was my favorite part of playing P3 the first time. He's such a himbo sweetheart.

No. 277666

Having recently been playing both Male and Female MCs back and forth for a while since the game came out (as well as P4 cause my adhd ass can't just stay on one thing), my experience sofar is that–Male route is like, really written in that late 2000's latent sexist way, students flirting with teachers, bippy girlfriend social links that kinda forces you into cheating, etc, it's a bit of ick on the side of an otherwise great story, and the Female route has like, a lot of that really rewritten with most of the Male Route side characters replaced with honestly better written ones.

Like, I'm enjoying both experiences but like, if you're only planning on playing it through one time, I'd say maybe go the female route. If you're gonna play 'em over a lot go with your heart either way.

Have fun Nona

No. 277670

Okay I'll just do the femc route then. I was worried that I would be missing out by not doing the male route but it sounds like I won't be. Thank you nonnies!

No. 277695

Amazing taste nona

No. 277696

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Manifesting every nona a waifu and/or husbando as delightful as Theo

No. 277722

To be honest you can't date Yukari as the FEMC so playing as the male MC is still a good option, since Yukari is one of the best Persona characters. I like to think the MC just takes a real nap at the end of the game and doesn't die because I don't want Yukari to be even more traumatised than she already is.

No. 277757

Can we talk about piracy here? Empress released the crack of Hogwarts Legacy. Not endorsing it I just find hilarious because she is the only cracker that pretty much can do it and she had written in the NFO how much she hates trannies and moids.
I feel really tempted to download it and try it

No. 277761

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I love empress! She's unhinged and based. I like that she's actively on a warpath to destroy and humiliate denuvo, it makes for some good seethe.

No. 277763

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Her rant about trannies in her crack's NFO

No. 277765

You can read all her NFO messages here https://model-map.github.io/EmpressNfo/. She is so fucking based, it's rare.

No. 277767

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This is the videogame thread and we have been talking about ds piracy and what not for a while so it relevant. for more of her stuff https://justpaste.it/8c1w0 although it was pasted by a "hater". I would recommend waiting until the beta testing is over for hp game as I seen some comments for random crashing and blue screen.I think she was right to ban all of those users with her pfp since it might create confusion about who is who along with people hating on her while worshipping fitgirl. Also this might be old but does anyone remember the outcome of her arrest(?) I remember when she posted that the police were coming over and that she needed a lawyer.

No. 277768

Which sites have non-virussed game downloads/torrents these days?

No. 277773

Holy shit, truly an empress

No. 277787

kek based

No. 277795

holyshit, she is so based and accurate. Men really are sissy bitches or misogynists and nothing in between.

No. 277805

I wonder if she ever visited lolcow or posted here, I hope so, she is truly based kek
Empress, if you are reading this, keep with the amazing work and make them seethe more!

No. 277807

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Dead by Daylight is about to release their new killer and I didn't think it could get worse than the K-pop murderer they released last year, but now they've got this.

No. 277811

What is this thing supposed to be? Pro wrestling ninja or something

No. 277814

Empress if you see this, we love you and please keep being you!!!

No. 277831

Does this mean she’s also pro-putin? The ”anti gay” and ”proud russian” hints at that

No. 277832

Kek I support her misandry but she seems like a cow in her own right

No. 277841

I think one has to possess a lil cowish affinity to be this brave

No. 277914

check r/piracy megathread, sis.

No. 277942

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this game looks so cringe and i feel like no one (aka moids which is the target audience here) would care about it without the ugly coomer robot women

No. 277947

I watched some of the gameplay yesterday, but mentally checked out when the sexy dirty-talking upgrade robot showed up. Generally speaking the game is absolute fucking garbage aside from maybe the combat and graphics. I couldn't stand the protagonist's attitude (although I gotta give the devs points for making him seem like a real moid kek) and the pacing of the "story" was just atrocious. There were constant exposition dumps, and you never get the chance to organically find anything out because the talking glove is spoonfeeding you spoilers about the entire game. I don't know if I even want to try to finish it.

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yeah it seems like the most generic shit ever that would have no attention if not for the cOmMiE mOmMiEs

No. 277970

I actually really like playing at the Joker kpop killer whatever, but at least most of the monsters had a theme. What exactly is this? It looks so out of place.

No. 278025

I only watched the first hour and I thought it looked cool, but then I love exposition robots and think the mc's dudebro personality is funny considering he's supposed to be some soviet agent.

No. 278140

Nonas is Tales of Vesperia Definite Edition worth playing? It’s currently on sale for the switch. I heard it’s really popular but I’m just unsure if I like playing a male chara? But if it’s nice otherwise I’d try it maybe

No. 278143

If you remove these robots designs, the game is actually well done. I also wish you could have a silent protag, as he is annoying as hell. I am generally not into talking protags as their personalities tend to ruin the game. Bring back HL-tier protags!

No. 278146

anons, i got a gaming laptop recently (for hogwarts legacy kek) and i'm having a lot of fun. what are some other games i should check out and that are on steam? my wishlist so far consists of stray, horizon zero dawn and p3/p4 (for nostalgia reasons). not a big fan of farming sims like stardew valley btw.

tov is a lot of fun, i'd say go for it! i bought mine on sale for the switch for like 10 bucks iirc. the characters are lovely and i think you can also change the character you run around as at a certain point, so you don't have to look at yuri all the time.

No. 278149

Sons of the Forest is out in early access, started playing yesterday and the building is pretty fun. Hoping they stick to their guns and complete the game in 6-8 months. Played the first one from day one and it was cool seeing it progress but it taking years made me forget about the game until last year when I actually went back and finished it. Only gripe I have with this new one is that picrel is this mutant you encounter early in the game that will help you and her clothes go see through in the rain. I don't need a sexy woman in my mutants game, I want body horror shit.

No. 278150

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oops dropped my pic

No. 278157

This War of Mine
Cult of the Lamb
Death Stranding
Idk if you're into platformers nonny, but Hollow Knight and Rain World are good ones.

Slime Rancher, I hate Stardew and found it slow/boring but I enjoyed it. It's more action and exploration focused.

No. 278171

Yakuza games

No. 278198

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The last games I've been obsessed with were Darkest Dungeon, Slay the Spire and Tooth and Tail

No. 278210

Baldur's Gate 3
Young Souls
Red Dead Redemption 2

No. 278226

these are my personal favorites I've played so far, maybe you'll like one: yakuza 0, final fantasy 15, okami, oneshot, catherine classic, hollow knight

No. 278231

the dragon age series. i loved Origins the most of the three, but dragon age inquisition and 2 have better graphics if you prefer.

No. 278350

It's unironically being shilled by Russian bots.

No. 278994

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Nonnies what ps5 games do you recommend?

No. 278998

Hogwarts Legacy, Demons Soul

No. 278999

Ok /pol/chan

No. 279003

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Rift Apart is really fun if you enjoy mascot platformer/shooters.

No. 279017

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i just picked up my physical game collection (ps2 and ds games) from my parents which im considering selling some of. most of them are sold for what i consider normal prices online, except one which is ghost trick on the ds. guess that's good news for me but other games which i consider pretty valuable too arent being sold for even a third of ghost trick's pricing online - not even other capcom games like viewtiful joe, okami, okamiden, re4; guess im just wondering why? i dont even remember ghost trick being commercially successful or anything

No. 279022

>i dont even remember ghost trick being commercially successful or anything
That’s probably why it’s selling for so much. Not many people bought the game at launch = less copies available now = worth a lot of money.

No. 279032

These is the only games I want too. PS5 still doesnt even have good titles.

No. 279033

I'll buy ghost trick from you.

No. 279035

A lot of PS2 games have been released several times, hence there not being a huge market for them.

No. 279072

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is octopath traveler 2 any good? so interested in the hot snarky inquisitor ive seen pictures of

No. 279082

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This fucking game is buggy as hell and wouldn't allow me to save my settings after inverting y-axis. I literally can't play it.
Anyways The Quarry was really good, I loved the Dead Space remake, Callisto Protocol was just ok, and Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor is really fun. Can't wait to play the second one on my sweet sweet ps5.
Playstation Plus is recanting the way you access the game catalog but if you add all of them to your library you'll still have access to them forever as long as you're subscribed.

No. 279097

The Devil in Me is fucking hysterical if you play it with traditional ragtime music in the background and a friend by your side. Highly recommend.

No. 279100

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The Vesperia translation is kinda garbo though… but I do like the game.

No. 279108

>Demons Soul
The remake sucks, play the original version instead. Still pissed we never got a rerelease on ps4.

No. 279116

Thanks kind anons!

No. 279122

For 80% of the game you don't have to play Yuri, you can swap to one of the female characters. Rita is broken powerful and Judith is fun.

No. 279167

I love tales of vesperia. It's one of my all time favorites, though maybe it's just nostalgia talking.

No. 279202

I already sent it back to Gamefly kek. I'll play House of Ashes eventually. I'm gonna run through The Quarry again because that was wild.. I was really bummed Devil in Me was messed up. Like I can't wrap my mind around the fact that it came out in fucking November and it's buggy enough to where the controls can't be changed. Like what the fuck
I thought maybe the auto setting to invert y-axis on my PS5 was fucking with it but I turned the setting off and it still would not allow me to save settings in-game. I also can't find anyone at all online talking about this. I'm not very knowledgeable on this type of thing- is it possible that I am the only one experiencing this bug? Could it be that specific copy of the game?
Inb4 hurr durr no one plays inverted

No. 279256

I had a good time with Death stranding. It's a mostly chill game.

No. 279299

Reads as male to me, and the other one definitely male.
Reminds me of a dork trying to be a surfer bro so I'd think they're lame regardless. The only them so far in a text box.
Barely started but I got guardian face and voice so I can take my time with the rest of it.

No. 279363

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So have any of you Destiny anons played Lightfall yet? I still have to buy it, delayed doing so because I'm too busy with other things right now, but seeing the initial reactions I'm starting to feel less and less urgency to play. Having reddit complain was to be expected but seeing prominent people from the community like Byf saying it's not good definitely makes it serious.
Also top kek at literally everyone hating on Nimbus for being unbearably cringy, I guess Bungie in it's woke state was really dedicated to make him a believeable themlet by making him the most annoying character in the game's history.

No. 279368

Only the first few missions, seems fine but I just go with the flow. I like my characters and headcanon enough I'm seeing it through to the end.
I don't care about what anybody else thinks though, not reddit idiots or game 'influencers'.

No. 279496

I don’t care what the game’s influencers are saying but I feel so vindicated right now.
From the start I wasn’t a fan of the new location and Nimbus has the ugliest design I’ve ever seen,
The game’s art direction is starting to get weaker and even the love is becoming weird (mpreg Calus)
I’m fine with it being woke but do it well, this is so badly done.

No. 279511

Was going to finish it but the lack of sleep has caught up with me, got through the strike.
Nimbus is annoying but I dunno it's sorta in a funny way, and they're reminding me of Otak from Warframe somehow which is even funnier.
And I just knew Rohan would die once I realized he wasn't in any of he promo and his name was getting left out of dialogue. Oh well, I only knew him for like 5 minutes.
Strand was really fun when it was super recharge, but still cool even with normal times, nicer then Stasis for Warlock and I feel it will be much nicer for Titan.
And I love the city, the zen garden is cool and 70's throwback, and I still love the pyramid aesthetic.
The Halo reference in that early mission was fun.
The throwback to first year with the tank and the sparrow section in the strike was nice.

The name Strand and the swinging gameplay reminding me of other games.
And I swear I didn't know 'go with the flow' would actually pop up in game when I said it.
Also haven't done seasonal yet, but that base Warlock armor is real nice, nice pants.

No. 279521

well that's unfortunate, is there any other weird/coomery things in the game?

No. 279532

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So I'm about halfway through this game and I'm not sure if I like it or not, and I say this as a millenialfag that grew up with this kind of humor. The game is really moidish. I also wish it had more Mexican influence but I like what's there. Nonnies that played Grim Fandango, does it get better or have a really amazing ending, or something?

No. 279534

I think its fun! The ending isn't amazing but its expected for what happens in the story. I too wish it had more mexican influence but it goes towards the noir route. I remember playing it and some of the puzzles threw me off and i was getting frustrated kek. If you dont want to finish it, watching gameplay /cutscenes from it is interesting.

No. 279540

Hmm, thanks nonna! I might stick with it just to finish it, since I'm already at the ocean part, I think I just couldn't stand the vibes of the last area (except the cat race area kek).

No. 279545

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Kind of a longshot, but does anyone here know more murder mystery games like AI Somnium? It doesn't have to be strictly about murder, but any spooky or unsettling mystery game would be really amazing. I really love this genre but I have a hard time finding good games in it. Games I've already played:

AI Somnium 1 and 2
Phoenix Wright Games
Famicom Detective Club
Dangan Ronpa
Return of the Obra Dinn
What Remains of Edith Finch

I feel like there's also probably more of these kinds of games like >>270891 was playing upthread that are old, obscure, or need a patch, and I'm very interested if any nonny knows some. I'm really more interested in the creepy spooky mystery solving aspect than just going through an adventure game to figure out a story (like in Edith Finch or Obra Dinn) but I'll play them.

No. 279547

So happy to see this game here, tho I can understand why you may find offputting stuff.
I found it out when I was checking random VGM and it seemed interesting.
Personally, I liked it, the dialogue made me genuinely giggle sometimes and the characters are cute (just find Glottis kinda annoying), even if it's not the best, the puzzles can be troublesome and I did indeed prefer the first part rather than the second, but as the other nona said, if you don't feel like ending it you can just watch no commentary gameplays.

No. 279640

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If you're interested in older games and haven’t checked it out yet, the Portopia serial murder case (NES) got translated few years ago. It's the “father of the murder mystery games” and still quite playable, though it may require you to use guide because you have to click on a very specific spots to find some of the items

How did you find famicom detective club? I've been putting it off since it’s quite pricy and I haven’t spotted much talk about it online.

No. 279642

I enjoyed Contradiction, Her Story, The Painscreek Killing

No. 279669

I think the Zero Escape series would fit in here

No. 279724

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You might like the Gabriel Knight series.

No. 279755

I loved them both so much I actually went and found the old ROM versions and replayed them with a translated patch. The Girl Who Stands Behind is the better of the two, and is the second game in the switch bundle. I think you'd really enjoy them if you like the genre, nonny.

If price is a concern, I definitely think you should play The Girl Who Stands Behind as the SNES ROM for free just to try it out. It plays really great and has an unsettling atmosphere, sometimes even better than the Switch version. I enjoyed it a lot. I think you can still find it on cdromance. And thank you for the rec, the game looks right up my alley!

Thank you so much for all the recs, nonnies! I'll go have a look at these. I forgot to mention the Zero Escape series, I can't believe I forgot to put it in there but yes, 999 is great. I was less excited about VLR and Zero Time Dilemma but I still go back and play all three now and then.

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Interesting, so this is Bis Boss's original backstory in MGS1 before it was retconned

No. 279991

So I beat Lightfall…
And Augh! I died ~14 times falling off the edge fighting Calus only for Ghost to be a useless butt and make us fail anyway… But then Ikora and Zavala were all 'The Travelers gone.' When it's still there it's just got a giant purple triangle portal in it, we still have our light and everything. And then they put the fact that it's a portal and that the Witness went through it in the text only instead of extending the cutscene for a few more seconds.
I bet that next February we're going to jump through that portal, and then there will be a beautiful lady dressed in white on the other side or something.
And then the seasonal story. I'm glad Devrim is finally back, and Mithrax again and of course Crow~ But then Holiday has to go and make me hate her even more, I'm still annoyed she hasn't apologized to Crow for Haunted and then she goes and 'accidentally' shoots him… I seriously yelled 'You Bitch' and I will call it canon that my Titan did too. And then Crow is just gonna take it all cause he probably still hates himself and thinks he deserves it. She better apologize by the end of the season now.
Anyway, it was still worth it, had a ton of fun with new and old mechanics and got 3 new cutscenes where I got to see Warlock's face and new voice lines. And the new Seasonal armor is very cool.
Hope Asher shows up sometime this year with the Vex on Neptune, we need Vex allies now, and Variks would be nice.

No. 280026

I'm glad I don't give a fuck about representation of my ethnic group in Japanese video games unlike Americans because I'm seeing people sperging so hard over FF16 having white characters and using the whole "b-but North Africans were in Spain a few centuries ago so Yoshi-P or whoever the fuck has no excuses!!1!". Anyway. All of this reminded me of how Final Fantasy could sell games just thanks to its brand name, and now people seem to be wary when they hear it. I guess it started FF13 because of American game "journalists" sperging about it being gay and Japanese and not a real RPG at the time? Was FF12 controversial when it came out too? Because tbh in my mind FF is kind of "over" for me as a series.

Yeah he's supposed to be a hafu and I think some characters implies it about Snake in MGS1 before a boss fight to give you a hint about the big plot twist about Solid Snake and Liquid Snake being BB's clones. I only played MGS1, 2 and 3 so I don't know how that was retconned in the next games.

No. 280027

What are some good games that would run on any old computer?
I have never played any games from Valve (for example), so any recommendation will be good!
My pc cannot run new games anymore, only something low like Overwatch 2.
I also was wondering if there are any good retro games out there. Wasted all of my years playing competitive games mostly, so i want to play some single players.

No. 280041

>north africans complaining about not being represented in foreign media
Oh no it’s the American brainrot
I hate how it turns people lazy, just open the TV or watch some historical drama which will be 100% than any foreign representation or better yet make something original and new! (Impossible)

No. 280058

What I'm saying is that I haven't seen any north African person complaining about that shit and I'm including myself here. If I want to see "representation" I just go outside or call my family members. I should have taken screenshots but I've seen a long thread about some American of west African descent sperging about it as if it were a personal attack that the dev said he only put white characters in that specific game. Some white gay guy I know irl was also sperging on twitter about it as if he weren't a redhead, blue eyed European who would treat my friends and I like retards for physically not looking like European girls in uni and for having slightly habits because of our cultures being different from his, kek.

No. 280093

Iirc there was an arabic-inspired city in the trailer. It’s a bit silly to imagine it only populated by pale people tbh.

No. 280096

>Was FF12 controversial when it came out too?
I wouldn't say 'controversial' but people bitched about Vaan being a dumb character or hating the 'single player MMO' kind of battle system.

You just need to stay away from general twitter/reddit stuff people would rather complain then enjoy shit these days.

No. 280110

There are a lot of amazing old games, but would help if you give some pointers to what kind of genres you're into that would help! To just recommend old games I love going back to, it would be Heroes of Might and Magic 3 (turn based strategy), Pharaoh / Zeus (city builders) and Neverhood (point and click).
From not as old ones, you mention overwatch so I assume you like shooting, I think original Bioshock should run just fine and it's an amazing game. From Valve's productions, for me a must play is definitely Portal 2. But yeah otherwise for more specific recommendations it would be good to know more about what you like!

No. 280124

usually almost every computer is able to run pixel stuff like undertale, oneshot, lisa the painful, fez, hyper light drifter, etc (all on steam). maybe your computer can handle hollow knight, or the older final fantasy games (like 9 and earlier, which should all be on steam). fable the lost chapters is another option that can be ran on almost anything and again is on steam. hollow knight, oneshot, and fable are my favorites out of all these

No. 280180

I didn't play this, but I remember seeing some stuff about it back then and it might fit what you want, Hotel Dusk: Room 215. I don't remember if it was spooky though.

No. 280181

>only something low like Overwatch 2.
You can play all Valve games except Half Life Alyx

No. 280182

Hotel Dusk and Last Window aren't really spooky but they still fit the bill imo, since the MC has to solve a mystery in each game that's related to criminal activities. I liked them a lot, I wish we had a sequel.

No. 280221

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i miss old chris redfield. he's always looked so disgusting and like he abuses steroids since re5

No. 280277

Super late but I really understand your frustration, when i thought i exhausted all of my options i just gave up and looked at walkthroughs. Nevertheless, I really enjoyed the game despite it and that's saying something, i almost popped a vessel figuring out what this fucking statuette guy was supposed to do, super complicated. I absolutely loved the dreamlike atmosphere, the dialogue, the visuals, the music, everything feels very beautiful to me.
If you really aren't a 'vibes person' (the dev was heavily inspired by Lynch who is obviously notorious for not understanding his own plots) or at least not even somewhat, this game isn't all that great, honestly. But as a game that's more about the sensual experience (visual, audio, etc.) and storytelling with plenty of surrealism as a whole, if it's your cup of tea, its fantastic.
I'm kind of sad more people don't talk about this game, it definitely has its place and is a unique and artistic point-and-click murder-mystery game. I'm really not a huge gamer but this game was memorable to me.
Also, I'm kind of sad more people know Russian gamedev not as this game and Pathologic HD/2, but as this shit >>277942

No. 280322

civilization V is pretty great and it's 10+ years old so it runs fine on old comps. it's easy to find torrents for it too

No. 280472

Nonnas, has any of you played "Omori"? It was described as a horror rpg with good art/story by a youtuber I follow which sounds great but after googling it, I feel like it's the kind of game that would pander to gendies for some reason. I don't want to buy/play it just to discover that it contains gender stuff/identity politics, so if any of you knows about it…

No. 280474

I'd like to know as well, I still can't believe the game still got released despite all the drama involvin Omocat. People tried to cancel her for putting the word shota on a sweater she designed once but Omori fans are the type be offended by that kind of stuff.

No. 280484

It’s been discussed a few times. Style is the only thing it has going on. Def doesn’t live up to the budget and time of development. But it is popular with 13 yo gendies with multiple self-diagnosed mental illnesses.

No. 280504

Same nonnie. Re code Veronica and RE1 remake were his last good looks. I have no idea why they bulked him up so badly in 5. He looks worse in 7 and 8(village.) At least we have Leon.

No. 280507

My bad, I couldn't find anything by looking up "Omori" in this thread but I should have done a site wide search. I didn't even know about the drama >>280474
Thank you both for your answers.

No. 280524

Has anyone played Season ? I really loved it ! It's a contemplative game where you explore and try to understand a beautiful environment and the people living in it. I liked the interactions with the characters and the art direction was great. The universe felt large with a rich story behind it, I even wish they spent a bit more time on all of the details of it. It was quite short but I actually liked that they did not try to elongate it with useless stuff, you could definitely replay it several time and find new stuff every time, the character designs were really interesting and unscrotish too. I don't want to oversell it but it was just a really good suprise, it felt elegant and tasteful

No. 280665

Idk about that. Most of the Omori fans I’ve encountered were autopedophiliac TiFs.

No. 280684

Going off what I've seen on the internet the fandom is a lot of children who are kinda cringe but eh the kids in the game are their age, I put it down to not relating to kids versus them being the worst type of fandom since they don't give me that specific type of these kids fake autism vibe, not all the time anyway.

I recommend Omori, I think it's a good time with actually decent spooky stuff. There's no gender/identity politics, there's really not any stuff like that at all it's all very drama character driven. Very well done game.
If you do decide to play it though I will say, don't bother thinking any decisions you do will affect what ending you get until you get to the actual end of the game.

No. 280721

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I want to like this game so much but I'm completely overwhelmed. I can't seem to play it for more than 45 minutes.

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anyone playing limbus company, or otherwise have an interest in project moon games? i think this franchise is notable because of many reasons, but since this is lc i won't sperg about the setting but rather:

>the female characters

they're all cool as hell. i've never really seen a series that swerved so hard from turning its women into waifu caricatures…especially their older women.

in picrel, everyone's late forties. barring the first woman who's maybe in her thirties. their age is never brought up as a joke or "mommy" fetishization.

it's tough to find anywhere to talk about that isn't annoying in some way though (discord's full of enbies and dominated by moids besides, 4chan's as it always is, etc.)

No. 280754

oh nona, I haven't checked out their games but I've noted them down in the past because I've seen some designs and I liked the style (the second old woman looks very familiar), I'm definitely more interested after reading your post.
I was under the impression that their games were only for mobile and it drived me off but honestly I didn't look that deep into it yet.

No. 280765

i like their style, but the games are too hard for a scrub like me. i couldn't get past the 1st stage of lobotomy corporation

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i should note that you can play the mobile game (limbus company) on pc as well as mobile. knowledge of the first two games isn't required, but i heavily recommend you give them a try ^__^.

embrace cheats.
i recommend gift chance boost, infinite lob points, infinite abnormality extraction (so you never get stuck with something game-ending), and the optimization mod if you end up having memory leak issues.

lobotomy corp is for pc; library of ruina is also for pc. the first is a management sim that's reminiscent of scp, the second is a deck builder. don't let that turn you off though, as the presentation is absolutely beautiful. get cheats for ruina too – i'm playing through without (sometimes i just want something autistically tough to relax my mind) so i can't really recommend any, but there's got to be good stuff on nexus.(^__^)

No. 280773

do you mean you're overwhelmed by the combat itself? if so you'll get skills that make combat easier and funner the longer you play, might help

No. 280776

The Captains system, all the different upgrade mechanics, different types of missions/side quests, what each type of quest or mission rewards you with and where to use it, and most of all, what order to do it all in. Also wtf is up with the different skins for Talion? One is a woman, but I thought she was the DLC character in a whole seperate storyline? I know all of these answers are in the appendice and guide, but I just can't seem to latch on to something to start off on, it feels too scattered. Battle is actually the easiest part. I love using stealth a lot but hand to hand combat is really fun. I swear I'm not camped out itt, I just happened to check up on my post 5 minutes after your reply kekk

No. 280779

>management sim
>deck builder
bleh, I don't care how interesting the lore might be if the core gameplay is that kind of boring stuff.

No. 280808

when i started had no idea what to do since it just lets you pick whatever, i would follow the story quests in order and pick up any skill quests you see along the way, the rest can be done in any order as you please. also imo the the elf girl who did nothing wrong being playable makes sense in terms of the main story but i thought it was just to have a female option initially

No. 280868

Thank you for your answer nonna, and glad to hear there's no gender stuff!

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Thanks nonna, that does seem like the most logical way to jump into it. That's actually so cool that you can play as female, I just assumed it wasn't possible & that it was part of the seperate DLC campaign. But the cut scenes are still Talion? KEK well at least it's not nothing, I guess. I'm gonna give it another go today with you in my heart nonna

No. 281219

Anyone played Raging Loop, I bought it because it was on sale finally but although it's a sort of VN-Choice-murdermystery type I find myself skipping boring romance dialogue. it gets worse once you've looped again, suddenly the interesting aloof head of the family type is suddenly turned into a uwu owf i hit my head waifu im so cwumsy type, now I'm reading the part where her family (who has been written as important and mysterious to think point) are just prostitutes? Why is this even relevant it's so annoying
I like the mystery though, wish it had the balls to draw out some of it's quite uniquely described gore though.

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kek, godspeed nonny. my new controller came in the mail today so i might play just to enjoy pretending to be legolas when i use the bird of prey skill lel. the difficulty scales like crazy making captains near indestructable the further you get, just as a warning. resetting the fight when you start to lose advantage to even your odds is a primo strat.

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bruh you're telling me there's cheats for this game? im on day 40something trying to beat the game with the most useless dumbass abnormalities known to man because my ass couldn't handle mountain of bodies or army in pink

No. 281287

Really enjoying Sonic Frontiers. I hope they keep making Sonic games in this style. I wish they would bring back the Chao gardens but I read somewhere that the team that developed it, Artificial Life or something, was an experimental team during the Dreamcast era and I’m guessing they don’t have any of them on board anymore. Also the Chao garden was always meant to communicate either with that weird DC controller or the GBA. Maybe if they could connect it to mobile phones somehow they could come up with a creative way. Imagine Chao on your phone.

No. 281326

Everyday I'm praying for a remaster of SA1 and 2B on the Switch so I can use the chao garden anywhere I want. Please Sega just do it I'll buy these games a second time just for that.

No. 281366

i loved raging loop until the final act. like, most mysteries lose the fun when everything is revealed, but the reveal itself and the explanations given were so fucking retarded it ruined the rest. it's a pity really.
i really liked Haru.

No. 281371

Yes, I was really mad I wasted money on this game and deleted it from my switch library kek. It was both very boring and I was so sick of the scrote MC by the end that I didn't have it in me to play through it again. I was hype about the game because I like finding more obscure 'mystery' VNs but this just did not deliver, it was awful.

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Mystery game anon from earlier, thanks for the rec nonna! I've currently gotten through Hotel Dusk and I'm halfway through Secret Window now. I love Kyle, he's like an angry cat kek.
From the rec list earlier, I've also played through Contradiction (and then I went and played through At Dead of Night just because the same company made it). I loved both. The acting was really charming.

Have you tried Chase: Cold Case Investigations? It's not a real sequel to Hotel Dusk, but it looks like it was the last game made by Cing before it went bankrupt. It's on my list to play after Secret Window, since it looks really short.

No. 281376

I played that one too. Make sure to pirate it, unlike me because it's not just short, it feels like an introduction to a story that doesn't exist. I wouldn't be surprised if the game was meant to be released in separate, cheap episodes on the e-shop.

No. 281378

Oh, thanks for the heads up! That's disappointing. Not that I was expecting a finished novel from a game that looks to be 2 hours long, but still. I'll go into it with that in mind.

No. 281417

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nonas I'm playing Metro 2033 Redux for the first time and I'm SCARED

No. 281422

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GL nona! i remember getting stuck sometimes because i was too dumb to manage the resources

No. 281433

Does anyone here has a Steam Deck? Is it worth getting one?

No. 281440

This moid I know got one solely to install emulators and he had to sell it because the hardware is pretty cheap and it can't run a lot of heavier games. Personally I don't think it's worth it.

No. 281449

It's a pretty good game, even if you can get stuck in a level often as >>281422 said. Always buy resources before going outside, even if you think you're not gonna need 'em.

No. 281573

I have SA2B on Steam but it crashes randomly when I open it and the Chao garden is glitchy. I’d kill for a remastered HD version of these games on Switch.

No. 281581

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The Capcom showcase is going on right now and this ugly ass moid is dressed like Ashley from RE4. Every single time he talks, you can hear the testosterone. I dont understand why everyone is okay with pretending this man is a woman. he's so obvious

No. 281582

im just glad megaman is dead and will not be touched by nu-capcom.

No. 281584

its not that scary. Played on ranger hardcore for the first time through the trilogy. Just make your bullets count and always use dirty ammo. The good ammo is money.

No. 281585

is this that faggot sphere hunter?

No. 281590

Based anon. I'm glad megaman is dead too. Capcom has nothing left but RE and DMC. I dont even want anymore of those. I know RE4 remake is probably gonna be a huge success, because people love to hype that game up.

No. 281600

I was just wondering if any Starfield news was out and they actually gave a release date yesterday. September 6th. At least I have plenty of time to figure out that computer upgrade.

No. 281645

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After playing The Quarry (top, in case it's not extremely obvious) House of Ashes looks like crap lmao I've been spoiled by superior technology and I cannot go back

No. 281882

okay fucking chad nonna but that doesn't account for the fact that the actual monsters scare me…

No. 282066

>At least I have plenty of time to figure out that computer upgrade
I have a feeling they're just gonna be using the same goddamn engine as Oblivion's, so you're probably safe.

No. 282157

yeah i downloaded limbus company because I thought it was funny they made raskolnikov some outgoing waifu character but I guess it's not literally supposed to be him? I still don't fully understand that part I guess besides it being a gimmick, maybe later in the story it will make sense. I haven't played any of their other games, but I really like this one so far even though I still don't understand the coin toss and some other status effects after beating the chapter 3 final boss. I'm so fucking glad I finished that before they patched it to have a heal on bleed because my strongest team is constantly inflicting it

No. 282286

Finally got around to playing eastward thinking it’d be a fun little pixel game. Read and heard nothing but good reviews. Beautiful pixel art, looks right up my ally!
It’s bad. Like I’m struggling with a part that’s apparently meant to be difficult that’s in the early game and I can kind of see what I have to do? But not really. I’m noticing that the games aesthetic doesn’t lend itself well to the whole gun and run. I can’t tell what I’m doing at max brightness, the grab and drag is difficult to get right in a rush and I can’t tell what I’m getting caught on when I try to navigate narrow spaces while fleeing.
This is the most frustrating game I’ve played recently and most of it relates to not being able to tell what’s in my way, a path or an obstacle I can blow up/dislodge. I’d have more patience but real life has me stressed so I’m not interested in sitting around for 10mins trying to navigate the same sequence over and over again until I get it right.
Idk maybe my expectations were just primed incorrectly but goddam, what an awful waste of a beautiful game! My enjoyment and interest has completely dissipated and I’m just going to go back to playing my cozy baby games where nothing can hurt me and I can explore in peace.

No. 282292

That's a shame. Had Eastward on my to play list for a while, sound like the kind of problems that would give me a headache. What are some cozy baby games you'd recommend?

No. 282326

A short hike; exactly what it says, you can even fly! Very short though.
Animal crossing; you’ve probably already played this or it’s crossed your mind.
Ooblets; heck yeah! Dumb tumblr humor and lol random but I found it really fun and very chill. It’s been buggy in the past but while I played it it was being patched, don’t know what state it’s in now but when I left it was playable.
Littlewood; so cute and chill, kind of repetitive but suffers from poor memory management (double check before you buy/play because it melted my laptop!)
Journey; oldie but a goodie! You fly around in this one too and if you get lucky you’ll find someone along the way to share the journey.
Stardew; you’ve probably played but it is a very chill game, highly recommend if you like farm games.
Super motherload; a dig down game, good fun solo or if you want to couch coop. Very linear but super chill.
Cloudpunk; good story, flying cars, very different atmosphere to the rest but I was sad when I finished it.

I recommend looking them up before you buy just to see if the aesthetics appeal and if there are any major bugs still floating around. Some of them can be played in an hour (journey, a short hike), a few hours (super motherload, Cloudpunk) or just indefinitely (stardew, animal crossing). Hopefully I’ve mentioned something you haven’t heard of before.

I haven’t got that far into Eastward yet, so I could just be salty. I’d recommend trying to find some gameplay reviews that don’t have spoilers to get more of an idea about its mechanics, it’s nothing like I thought it’d be based on what id seen and the start of the game (which kind of led me to think it wasn’t as serious as I thought it’d be and was actually just going to be a chill puzzle story game).

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Finally some terf representation in GGST

No. 282332

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Be careful, there seems to be even more issues with Pokemon SV than before: https://t.co/XOZWeNBDnA Personally I'm going to wait until I hear about a patch that will fix everything AND an edition of the game that includes the DLCs in the cartridge to try SV. No way I'm playing it as it is.

No. 282337

The graphics quality is still way better. And my current computer is ancient and probably couldn't run Oblivion well anyway.
Curse finally running afoul of exclusivity.

No. 282339

Thanks for the recommendations, nona! There's a few I haven't heard of so I'll give them a look.
Just checked and it's been a year since I last played Stardew so I'm definitely due for another round soon.

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I bought witch queen a month before lightfall came out and now since the newest raid is out it's near impossible to find sherpa or 'willing to teach' runs for older raids.

No. 282443

Well it just came out, to be expected everybody wants to do the newest thing.
I don't do raids cause I don't like having to communicate so I'm glad that compared to the first game they aren't very important story wise.

No. 282451

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the absolute state of gaming

No. 282479

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i don't think writing rodion off as a "waifu character" is the move, but i'm happy a nona is trying it out

you don't have to understand the mechanics deeply either

No. 282491

i'm not writing her off that was just my first impression, like they were pulling some fate/grand order type of shit. i know it's not the same situation after reading the story

No. 282543

It sucks that there are so few female gaming youtubers that companies have to invite troons instead. Why is that?

No. 282565

Trannies' level of autism is usually magnitudes above that of normal people, which means gaming companies use them to get interviewees with massive amount of knowledge on the games, check most diversity boxes and aren't going to get harassed like any woman put in front of a gamer audience

No. 282570

I hate this guy's wig so much it's insane. It's making me want to alog.

No. 282613

I fucking hate troons so much. Imagine being the majority in the gaming industry and still wanting to dunk on women for no reason. faggots

No. 282614

I fucking hate troons so much. Imagine being the majority in the gaming industry and still wanting to dunk on women for no reason. faggots

No. 282711

What would be better to play Passpartout on, switch or ipad?

No. 282712

Can anyone think of games with a very simple (almost boring) concept but executed really well? Like Papers, please, it's basically a paperwork simulator but the story makes it exciting

No. 282713

this, plus, a woman just playing games isn't "interesting". if she's not an ethot and instead just a normal woman being into games then males don't care. women can be really autistic over games, but they tend to keep to themselves. they don't often want to be big streamers like attention-starved troons. they get pushed out of gaming circles all the time. there's many factors.

"suzi the sphere hunter" was listed as a credit in some game i played recently and i thought, wow, what a dorky alias. of course it's a tranny. a woman would never make such an autistic handle for herself. it's so funny how obvious they always are. something is always off.

No. 282721

Just found out about this game I think it looks amazing. I also want to try Virgo Versus the Zodiac (another game by Moonana that I saw being showcased on a Steam livestream once) not only because it looks cute and fun but because some reviews say the game's "too hard" and I want to know how true that is kek. I really like this style of video game and funnily enough, it's similar to what I want to do with one of the games I want to develop.

No. 282739

So males will watch some fat guy or drag queen talk in-depth about a 25-year-old game, but they won't watch a woman do the same thing? I don't get it.

It also seems weird to me that women get forced out of gaming circles but troons don't. Why would the same assholes who harass women just leave the trannies alone?

No. 282740

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I wish they had ported Shin Sakura Taisen for the switch before the huge pandemic flop. I hold ST dear to my heart even though I am a super noob, so I wish I could have given it an actual chance.

No. 282755

>sphere hunter
It's a Final Fantasy X-2 reference, so girly game makes girly nickname kinda thing.

No. 282756

Men seriously hate women, modern men are especially bitter and openly admit to not consuming media that was made by women. Can’t win with retards.

No. 282797

VA-11 Hall-A made being a bartender mixing drinks fun

No. 282829

perhaps Little Witch in the Woods? it's still in early access though

No. 282837

Death and Taxes
Return of Obra Dinn (everyone should play this though, seriously)
Dicey Dungeons

No. 282852

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Doesn't this game have an android that looks like a child and works as a prostitute.
I haven't played it, but maybe Coffee Talk is a better option. As far as I know there is no gender bullshit and no weird loli pedo pandering, and you still play as a waitress/barista.

No. 282898

Va-11 hall-a doesn't have gendershit?

No. 282909

I know, I was talking about Coffee Talk, because sometimes these types of games tend to have non-binary/tranny bullshit thrown in there with no warning.

No. 282910

I suddenly remembered that in FE3H you can marry Rhea even though she's your grandmother and you're her mother or at least her mother's reincarnation. Yes, all of this at the same time don't ask how that even works. I can't believe the same people who are ok with this are also the one shocked and disgusted that you can marry your step-siblings that you never grew up with. While ALSO begging for a FE4 remake.

No. 282916

Yeah, Coffee Talk gave me TRA vibes… Good thing i didn't buy it then.
Even by looking at their storepage alone, i thought that it's some game with a mild sjw-pandering. Shame.

No. 282917

Maybe I'm biased because I love Rhea (and Seteth for that matter), but I don't see a problem with it. I think the plot surrounding them being related is so convoluted that you can honestly ignore it or chop it up to "God's spirits passing through bodies".
For the other games though, honestly, I think most people either are silently against it or just deal with the pseudo-incest unless they're like 14 on Twitter.

No. 282918

>VA-11 Hall-A
gtfo troon

No. 282920

I think more people were upset about the romanceable child characters in awakening/fates than the faux-incest stuff.

No. 282922

No, in Fates people absolutely gave way more attention to the "incest" than anything else. The only actual incest is the two main characters being cousins and you can marry them to each other but since they're from a royal family it's actually way more realistic than anything else going on in this game. The youngest character is a teenage boy that exclusive to Birthright that nobody ever give a shit about because he's playable but not a main character. You can pair up characters in the same age range anyway if you want and it always cracks me up that Elise and Odin are supposed to be within the same range so I always pair them up.

I actually don't really mind it either because Seteth is best boy anyway but I'm just more and more shocked everyday but this stupid fanbase.

No. 282924

Deservedly so. I wish there were JRPGs that were more geared towards women without the loli content. I heard about Atelier Reyza, and the soundtrack is amazing, but for some reason it gives me the vibes that it's made for men, or among one of those "cute girls doing cute things" type of games.

No. 282934

Wasn’t Elise only referred to as “adult” in the localization so scrote players wouldn’t feel guilty if they romanced her?

No. 282937

The localization made a bunch of changes that made things way more suspicious than the original game. According to the artbook 15years happen between the time when the MC gets kidnapped and becomes a political hostage and the time when the game actually starts and Elise is supposed to be already born at that time but too young to remember the MC arriving at the castle so she could be between 15 and 17 years old and be the only short family member while all her siblings are like 6'0 at least. Meanwhile her bff Effie is supposed to be her childhood friend and they gave her a chain smoking voice to make her seem older. They did a bunch of weird shit like that BUT Hayato and his daughter have a conversation where she shit talks him for being younger than her while she's a teenage girl herself kek.

No. 282958

Strange Horticulture
Castle full of cats

No. 282959

Potion craft
PC building simulator
Powerwash simulator

No. 282977

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>I heard about Atelier Reyza, and the soundtrack is amazing, but for some reason it gives me the vibes that it's made for men
I've never played any of those games but anons keep saying that some Atelier games are more shoujo-like and others are more moidpandering. Maybe Ryza is one of the latter? This design for example definitely belongs in the bad design thread.

>Yeah, Coffee Talk gave me TRA vibes… Good thing i didn't buy it then.
NTA but she said:
>As far as I know there is no gender bullshit and no weird loli pedo pandering, and you still play as a waitress/barista.
Meaning that Coffee Talk looks like it's that sort of game, but it's actually safe as it doesn't have any kind of gender shit, so you can play it.

>Doesn't this game have an android that looks like a child and works as a prostitute.
I've seen people defend that as her character being a statement against prostitution or something like that, since the setting is dystopian and the game's about listening to people's problems, after all. But I don't know if the characters are romanceable. If so, there would be no excuse to have her look like a child.
I've heard that game is pretty mediocre despite all the praise it got. Haven't played it myself but it does look like it's massively overrated, plus the stupid description always made me cringe:
>VA-11 HALL-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action is a booze em' up about waifus

No. 282980

can confirm that Ryza/Atelier are very cute games! while there is that fan service-y aspect to them, there’s a lot of heartwarming relationships with the two main ladies which is lovely to see. the third game is out next Friday which I’m hoping lives up to the others!

No. 282981

Mind Scanners
Do Not Feed the Monkeys

Atelier series is just sad. The older games were geared towards female players and could even romance male characters. Around Rorona it started attracting a lot of moids and with Sophie the series became lot more scrotish then finally with Ryza they hit the nail to the coffin. Recent games won't even let you romance male characters(even if one has a crush on the main character, like in Nelke) and male character designs become worse and worse, while female characters become more and more coomerish. It's just another generic scrote pandering yuri series now. And since Ryza apparently sold better than all of the previous series combined, this is probably how this series will continue to be.
At the same time, though, Ryza's story is pretty normal and not that creepy like the character designs suggests. Maybe there is hope?

No. 282982

If you liked the first one, this is pretty much more of the same with a different setting and different characters. I don't mean this in a bad way– this sequel very much took the route of reiterating on what worked before, just adding polish. The end result is a game improved in most areas without doing a total revamp. I'd recommend it.

No. 282983

>but it's actually safe as it doesn't have any kind of gender shit, so you can play it.
I actually looked more into it, and it does seem there's one (1) character which goes by they/them, although that's basically because the character is an alien? in an astronaut suit and you never see the alien's appearance until the very end. So yeah.
As I said, I never played it, but I have it in my wishlist because it looks interesting and comfy.

No. 282992

the characters are not romanceable, but there are a few different possible endings depending on choices made during the game. none of the endings are romantic either iirc

No. 283000

Dredge is coming soon, the early reviews are pretty good. I hope it's as scary as it's making out though, I get it's both a fishing and horror game but some games skimp on the horror to reach a wider audience.
Either way, probably gonna get it.

No. 283005

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Which of the games is there actually romance with the male characters except for Escha & Logy? Also imo, of the newer games, Firis has a good amount of cute male characters including a chuuni househusbando, an autistic historian who is scared of women, a genki retard, and some non-playable male alchemists who are cute. A big reason why I like Atelier is because there are usually a couple of hot male characters in each game where if it was your typical scrote pandering series there would be none at all.

No. 283015

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I love the cute husbandos in the Atelier Dusk Trilogy!!!! Hidari's artwork is so beautiful.

No. 283031

In most JRPGs you're going to have cute or handsome male characters though because they tend to target several audiences and female nerds like JPRGs a lot. Even shit that seem to target guys in particular like Xenoblade 2 have hot guys like Zeke, Jin, or Addam.

No. 283254

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The husbandos are cute but dear lord why is the MC so baby-faced…
I love Hidari‘s art too. Wish FE kept him instead of hiring Vtuber artists.

No. 283531

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Please be satire

No. 283534

Based as fuuuuuck

No. 283579

Mr Abe please go back to hell where you belong instead of shitposting.

No. 283591

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>Media with a child character
>Wanting a child like said media
>Marriage boom
>Increased birthrates
>Everyone become happy…

He's most likely not. He's at that scrote age of wanting to settle down with a young wife and have children so that he can have them take care of him when he's few years older.

No. 283613

Disappointed because that game looked cute (not cute enough for $60 though kek). Fuck Japan and their bullshit crypto-politics.

No. 283646

replaying mgs1, i knew the women in this game were horribly written but holy shit

>every single woman is turned on by snake. except for strong girl meryl, who received gene therapy so that she doesn't fall in love with men, god forbid. its okay because she falls in love with him anyway.

>obligatory nipples through shirt even though its fucking 8bit
>"watch the way she walks to detect shes a female", several ass oggling/comments, you can catch meryl half naked

i just wish the women were written as well and even with an ounce of respect as the men

No. 283647

are men even well-written in mgs? they always seemed to be just as much fap-fodder for kojima as the women to me

No. 283681

>>watch the way she walks to detect shes a female
I agree with you except on that, it's actually realistic. Have you seen high fashion catwalks and how the most handsome, prettiest, most elegant male models walk like gorillas next to female models? We just don't have the same hips.

Depends on your criteria I guess, but the main guys are detailed because of all the backstories and plot twists you'll find across the series. On the other hand Kojima was a bit too influenced by the fanbase's shit taste and that's why we have Raiden as a cyborg now because god forbid Kojima actively tries to pander to young woman and gives us a bishonen protagonist.

No. 283746

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I've been reading Witch Hat Atelier and I've been really craving a game with the same vibes, like a witchy cozy game with fantastical creatures and sights, but still very small scale and slightly slice of life (I guess those who also read it can understand what I mean better, sorry lol)
I think magician's quest would kind of fit that, but I wanted something for the Switch, if possible.
Thanks in advance!

No. 283756

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I wish I had way more free time so I could go through my backlog. I think mine is kind of reasonable now because I have almost everything I wanted, the only game I want that I don't have yet is the new Bayonetta spinoff which was released just yesterday, and I don't have that many games I want to play among the ones I haven't started and finished yet. But they're so long. And I really want to replay some of them because of NG+ features and I want to replay all the mainline Pokemon games like right fucking now to compensate for SV being shit (supposedly, I haven't played it and we'll see how it'll go with patches and the DLC). I'm in the middle of P5R and I wish I could skip all the social links and cutscenes to play the actual game for some reason, I think I grew out of the how social aspect of the Persona games a while ago and I want to explore dungeons and complete the compendium.

How do anons with long backlogs deal with it? I really want to know. I'm posting screeshots of games I like little by little to keep track of my progress but I'm nearly considering streaming games once I play on NG+ mode for some of them if I ever have the opportunity to get a way more powerful computer and a decent mic.

No. 283804

I sorted out all my PS+ games by filesize and how long to beat time to try and figure out which ones would be quicker. But I still probably won't get around to them soon because I can't stop playing Destiny and Genshin…
You just have to realize that you might not play every game, maybe just watch LP's of stuff that you're interested in the story but you know you wouldn't like the gameplay of. If your thinking the game is tedious maybe it isn't worth your time to 100% it etc.

No. 283805

I stopped playing games for the story long ago so I can't really just watch lets play. And some of them are JPRGs with a lot of customization like SMT or Pokemon where you can pick and choose your entire party. Even for P5R I stopped caring about the story after the first arc so watching someone else play would be worse.

No. 283806

Why are you playing them then? Do you really love turn based battle systems and fetch quests? The gameplay in most JRPG's is usually the worst part of them.

No. 283809

Have been playing Octopath 2 lately. Having a great time with my girls-only party, I find the group this time more compelling than 1's (although 1's cast will always hold a special place in my heart). It's overall a great, beefed out sequel to the first game.

The Atelier series might be good for you. Ayesha is a good game.

No. 283813

I play for the gameplay. I like exploring new maps, I like the battle systems in SMT, Pokemon, classic FF games, in some of the FE games I've played, etc. and I like completing the pokedex/compendium in SMT and Pokemon, it can be hard but it's fun. The story is usually just a bonus to me. I have DQ11 in my backlog and I'm not sure I'll enjoy that one because I've never played anything from that series though. I've avoided buying games that looked ugly or had stupid stories if they were just more of the same shit like Xenoblade 3's whole atmosphere and story looking a bit boring, or FE Engage having some of the worst character design I've seen in a while and just being a dumb as hell fanservice game for a series I'm not a huge fan of to begin with.

No. 283828

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Does anyone have recs for exploration games that have an LSD or yume nikki type vibe, ie. more atmospheric than task-oriented? Or maybe RPG maker games? I've rinsed all my favourites and I'm trying to branch out!

No. 283840

have you played the nikki offshoots like .flow? ib is cozy, OFF is interesting in an earthbound kind of way. i also enjoyed hello charlotte and stray cat crossing. they are all vaguely about exploring through some weird world.

No. 283918

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My ACNH data corrupted when I tried to update it and I'm so frustrated. I was only one week in but still, I had a whole thing going. Can't even update it properly, even after deleting the corrupt save. Argh

No. 283922

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No. 283933

Something happened to my Switch where a chip got fried when I put over 500 hours into it. I never uploaded my data to the cloud or whatever. I got sent a new Switch from Nintendo but haven’t been able to push myself to start over… it’s a lil painful to think about lol

No. 284018

Do you plan on replaying ACNH and redoing an island? I could have some diy recipes and furniture to share with you two if you want but you will need to be subscribed to the nintendo online thing.

No. 284112

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Waku Waku Sweets is only 2 USD on E-shop for my fellow cooking game fags.

No. 284228

It's been recommended ad nauseum in this thread, but I will rec it as many times as needed to get people who may enjoy it to try it.

Moon: Remix is a great game! You mostly spend your time walking around, progressing in the game as you understand the world and its occupants. It's not very long and it's very immersive. You can also tailormake your own soundtrack through collecting records in the game. My go-to when I need mindless healing, I've played it through 4 times now.
The localization trailer captures the game's atmosphere pretty well:

No. 284231

I flat-out stopped buying games after realizing that I was just perpetually throwing my money at experiences I wanted to have without actually committing to/having the time for them. I will not resume buying games until I've given everything in my backlog a fair try and have finished any game worth my time.
I don't have a massive backlog compared to some Steam users, but it's important to me to make a habit of conscientious spending.

No. 284236

Its 20€ in european eshop…

No. 284250

I got the game yesterday and it's been so fun! My only complaint so far is that it's awkward to us on the switch lite, since it's made for the main switch console. You have to hold down the L button and move the cursor to do the motions. I get why it's there, but I feel like it slows down the process of cooking. Everything is super cute and adorable. Hits the same spot as Pretty Princess Party.

No. 284251

ntayrt and a bit of a different topic but this. I have a solid physical backlog and realized I need to stop because I have like 30 unplayed games. I wasn't even buying games because they're trendy new ones it's all stuff I genuinely think I'll heavily enjoy when I get to it but I've only got like an hour every other day to game.

I will still buy something if I'm highly anticipating it but only if I know I will genuinely start it in the next day or two

No. 284259

I watched an LP of the original version years ago, and it is cute and interesting from what I remember but, I can't stand the hypocrisy of a video games 'moral' being stop playing video games and go outside…

No. 284282

That's kind of what I want to do but physical copies for many niche games can be hard to get fast. When I bought Xenoblade 2 in early 2021 it was already nearly impossible to find that game in stores and that was literally just a few hours before Pyra and Mythra's DLC was announced for Smash Ultimate. I'm glad I bought whatever I wanted without waiting for 3DS games as well, given that the pandemic made people buy them for more money second hand and the eshop is about to be closed down. I already have the games I want and the very few games I want on the Switch now can wait.

No. 284323

Roguelikes are the cocaine of gaming, so many hours. Binding of Isaac is so consistently good.

No. 284334

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Fallout New Vegas having a troon mockery item before 80% of the playerbase became troons

No. 284337

What? Where'd you find this? I don't think I've seen that before

No. 284341

I remember when I got Binding of Isaac on sale years ago. I spent 10 straight hours playing it and didnt even realized until it was night out. Great game.

No. 284342

Japan's birth rates are gonna keep declining. lmao no one wants to fuck those scrotes.

No. 284344

I was just checking the posters in the game today, i forgot about this one but i now remember seeing it in the NCR Correctional Facility building, the wiki says there's one in the Bison Steve Hotel as well but i'm pretty sure i missed it

No. 284347

Oh I've probably seen it in the correctional facility and forgot about it

No. 284350

Oh I've probably seen it in the correctional facility and forgot about it

No. 284356

iirc even the scrotes don't want to fuck because they're too tired from their 9-5 jobs and can't meet anyone outside of work.

No. 284376

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Kamiya is an unprofessional sperging retard and always has been. Everyone should just learn to stop giving him attention.

No. 284552

Destiny Seasonal Story
gdi, So they actually did kill Holliday, I was hating and saying she doesn't deserve Crow, but she didn't need to die either, especially because she was being reckless just like Cayde and we were right there not being able to do anything just like with Cayde… And now the game is gonna treat it like our character wants vengeance again even though she was killed by an explosion. Bleh, and there was some speculation in a Youtube comment I read, but now I can't trust that anything is speculation or leaks. I swear if she gets revived as a Guardian just to show that the Traveler is still alive.
And Eramis still being a cryptic bitch, I wonder if they'll say that she wanted to destroy the Traveler because she knew what the Witness' Lightfall scheme would be.
Also Zavala… I wonder how much dialogue he recorded in advance…

No. 284553

women in a lot of east asian countries are completely uninterested in their men, hence why they jump on white foreigners. i lived in china and saw gorgeous women throw themselves at schlubby 2/10 white guys because they genuinely see them as more masculine and attractive (and having more money/taking them to america of course).

No. 284565

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I impulsively bought this game bc of this post and it feels painfully easy and unfortunately also SLOW. Granted I haven't tried it with motion controls yet, and I also haven't gotten very far. It's very cute/sweet though and makes me really nostalgic for all the cooking Flash games I would play as a kid.

No. 284642

If we're talking about Japan specifically I heard that Japanese men and women would totally be ok to fuck the exotic white men or women in their age range they find attractive but they usually tend to settle down with Japanese people unless they're more open to the world in general compared to the average Japanese person. I found out that some male gaijin hunters have a big preference for Indian girls because they were always disappointed when I told them I'm not Indian or even Asian at all. Go figure.

No. 284655

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Trying to get all the endings for this and holy shit some of them are DARK. I kinda wish the game would do more with its endings though? I'm not entirely sure how to feel.

No. 284668

Why Indians in particular? Is Indian media popular in Japan or something?

No. 284701

There's a decently sized Indian immigrant population in Japan. Pretty sure the rest is just exoticism.

No. 284741

Going to sperg about Temenos:
I started this a couple of weeks ago and I'm loving this guy. He's hot and snarky for sure, and it's made better by the fact that he's 30 (not that old, but older than average for JRPG ikemen). He's a detective-type character, and I think it's cute that he calls his Watson "little lamb", much to the guy's chagrin. And to top it all off, despite being the type of character who always seems like he has the upper hand while knowing more than he lets on, his cross paths with the younger girls, Agnea and Ochette, both involve him getting unintentionally bullied by them. It's cute and fun to see! He also does paper puppet theatres to proselytize to local kids, and the kids make fun of him when he forgets parts of the story. The little bit of pathetic spice really rounds out the character of this silver-tongued inquisitor investigating a string of cult-related murders.
I'm just enjoying the characters a lot more overall than I did with the first game. I also learned my lesson after having played the first, and am taking my time slowly exploring the world… 40 hours passed in the blink of an eye and I've still only barely scratched the game's surface. From what I hear, this isn't just a me thing– there's tons to do and see. Probably will be a strong contender for most enjoyable game of the year for me.

No. 284824

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is there a good rhythm game for switch that uses the buttons instead of the touchscreen? I really liked Voez and Cytus when I was younger and both games are on Switch, but I have grown tired of touchscreen rhythm games and want to go back to games that uses buttons instead so I won't buy Cytusplus the version of cytus they have comes with cytus 2 and I hated the bullshit anime storyline they added which just ruined the atmosphere of the game but that's an other discussion.
The Switch version of Voez comes with a button mode has anyone played it and can recommend it?

No. 284829

You can try Project Diva Megamix. From what I remember the base songlist is musty, all the good ones were DLC. But if you haven't played any other Project Diva games it might be tolerable.

No. 284847

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I just want this game on the switch already uughh it looks so good.

Also Taiko no Tatsujin has an option that lets you play with the buttons

No. 284849

Muse Dash is on the switch with both options for buttons and screen, I personally only played pc

No. 284910

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What the fuck Druckmann

No. 284915

I’d raise my eyebrow at the thought the men wouldn’t try to tie down every infected women just to have sex with the bodies still. Not to mention what they’d do to a young girl not infected. Don’t get me wrong I know there are good men out there but I look at some places on the planet that exist today and that the west still maintains women can’t handle bodily autonomy when it comes to making choices about our reproductive health and yeah, I don’t see it. Sounds like some veiled coomer shit sadly. Can’t imagine what the fan base would’ve been like had the original concept not been scraped.

No. 284943

Druckmann is a piece of shit. there's an entire subredddit dedicated to hating his dumb ass because he legit stole his credit from another person named Bruce and a woman named Kim was also let go from naughty dog. Both of them worked on Last of Us and Uncharted. Neil druckman is genuinely sexist and I'm glad that idea didnt go through, but he did worse with having full control of the last of us 2 game.

No. 284949

Theatrhythm! Only support button controls and has a demo you can try out.

No. 284952

It would have worked as a metaphor if the fungus affected only males making them ugly, brutal and retarded, while offering a woman-only cast. I think there's 0 AAA games where all characters including enemies are women

No. 284953

It would have worked as a metaphor if the fungus affected only males making them ugly, brutal and retarded, while offering a woman-only cast. I think there's 0 AAA games where all characters including enemies are women

No. 284959

What's it called? Looks cute.

No. 284968

I wish the game was exactly that so it would have flopped for being sexist and for plagiarizing another story, so I wouldn't have to hear about this garbage to this day and see that FAS looking actress from the tv show.

No. 284977

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Maybe Ib. Other rpgmaker games I liked was Mad Father and Corpse party. To the moon is very atmospheric too. >>283746
I haven’t played it myself but maybe pic related, little witch in the woods.

No. 284982

Hello Charlotte series has that off kilter vibe

No. 284985

I'm interested in joining the RE cult, where should I start?

No. 284988

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If you're talking about Resident Evil, then the Resident Evil 1 remake is the best place to start.

No. 284996

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Played ion fury last year and then forgot about it, picked it back up and I love how pretty some of levels are in this game, the revolver feels great to use with it's lock on system and the sound design sounds quite nice, I'd recommend this game for people who enjoy boomer shooters or like the retro style.

No. 284997

Nonnies what JRPG/RPG do you guys recommend for PS4? My brother recently gave me his one and I dont know what to play. I enjoyed NieR and P5 which are the only things I played.

No. 285008

nta but it's Little witch in the woods

No. 285073

I'm a bit late to the party playing Hogwarts Legacy, but how in the world did they fuck up the cosmetic gear so hard? Having to redo the appearance each time you equip something new is beyond annoying. I heard it gets better later in the game when you don't gearswap as much, I hope that really is the case.