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Gaming General / Re: Fucking computers ...
« on: December 08, 2018, 03:54:52 AM »
So tonight computer slows down and restarts and makes rAM noises again.

Shit... I turn it off. A bit later it is fine. Till it tries to boot the os and goes to repair mode.

I remember I made a system restore point after my previous bad experience.  But this now canít fucking find it.

Fml. Too late at night to deal with this

Gaming General / Re: So I fired up D2 again
« on: December 02, 2018, 02:31:24 PM »
Got an Ohm rune last night to move me 1/8th closer to a Ber for Beast ..

Gaming General / Re: Borderlands Sanctuary
« on: November 26, 2018, 05:03:46 PM »
my only grinding was for achievements.  I felt satisfied to have done it all and seen it all, then I didn't want to do it again :P

Gaming General / Re: So I fired up D2 again
« on: November 26, 2018, 02:14:55 PM »
I got a paladin to finish normal last night. He will one day use multi auras

Gaming General / Re: So I fired up D2 again
« on: November 22, 2018, 09:01:41 PM »
I fired it up as well.  I found I had 2 characters in normal with my uber levelling gear.  A paladin who one day wants to have multi auras was pushed through Diablo and is leveling in act 5 before the ancients now.  A druid who will use Armageddon finished the 2nd half of act 2.

and GG on the stormspire.  As you say, for someone who was around in the 1.09 days, that will ALWAYS be extra special to read on the ground.  The fact it is now one of the most unusable TC87s .. that's something else ;)  Just hope you don't mull over the fact it could have been something better

Gaming General / Re: General gaming chatter
« on: November 21, 2018, 02:59:01 PM »
Getting ready to start my Red Dead journey. Picked it up for $1.99 at Gamestop for the PS3.

i'm part tempted to see if i can pick it up cheap for 360.  I got one years ago for rockband

Gaming General / Re: PS4 Games
« on: November 20, 2018, 09:36:10 PM »
Personally if I got a console, I'd only do it for stuff that isn't out on PC and won't be.  Sure sometimes an awful PC port comes out, but one of the only things I'd be tempted to get is Red Dead Redemption 1 and 2.

I'm very grumpy thats the only way we can see it, and also that they aren't doing a GTA 6 (yet).

Gaming General / Re: General gaming chatter
« on: November 18, 2018, 09:30:06 PM »
I blame Tim.

He goaded me to play Rise of the Tomb Raider in Extreme Survivor Mode.  Just finished it.  Don't do it, not that I am really worried that you would.  The game play was a bit tougher than Survivor Mode.  The annoying thing is that if you die you go back to your last campfire.  For the most part this is not that big of a deal.  There are a couple points though were you have a long quest, followed by a battle, followed by hard jumping or quick time events.  It is the last thing that is miserable.  Screw that up and you have to go back to the beginning are do the whole thing again.  The biggest pain as the final battle which ends with some quick time events against the boss Konstantine.  I did that several times.  I got really good at defeating the helicopter.

Well I am done with Tomb Raider until the next one comes out in September.  Can't wait for that one.

Oh...another annoying side affect is that my Steam Profile was using the rare achievement display.  It would showcase the rarest achievements that you have done.  Because I did this all my achievements that are showing up there are for Rise of the Tomb Raider.  For what it is worth, the only 0.7% of players have the Extreme Survivor Mode achievement.  Gone are the other fun ones I had, like Zombie Chopper from HL2.  Ah well.  I need a new showcase (again, not that anyone ever looks at those things).

I blame Sssith for inspring me.  I'm up to the helicopter bit, but I've only had one failed attempt so far.  I've pretty much done 100% of everything else apart from some baba yaga documents.  I think I'll see if I can get some last upgrades.  I know I'm not too far off, and like Sssith, not looking forward to the QTE which got me in the noob difficulty last time.

I would recommend others give it a go.  Dying at a jumping puzzle or combat and having to go back to the campfire does suck but I've got this far.

Gaming General / Re: Mobile games you play and enjoy
« on: November 14, 2018, 08:04:00 PM »
So I've seen a few things so far even though we mostly share a love of the same game (at one point in time)
1) Not all of us game on mobile
2) We are all into different things
3) Not one of us is into a Diablo clone on mobile  ..

Gaming General / Re: Mobile games you play and enjoy
« on: November 14, 2018, 04:44:32 PM »
This is from the man who likes good cock punching like getting every achievement in Diablo3.  It surprises me he hasn't finished yet

Gaming General / Mobile games you play and enjoy
« on: November 11, 2018, 05:47:02 PM »

Based on all this immortal nonsense, I want to know what games you play, and how they are different, or the same as what you play on a real computer/console.

For me I have paid money (from a voucher) for the Rockstar pack.  This is GTA3, VC, SA, China Town Wars, LCS, Max Payne, Bully.  This represents a bunch of games I've played to death on PC, and some I had never had access to before.  However its difficult to find time to do it properly and the controls and screen aren't ideal.

I also bought The Talos Principle on ios.  Loved that game, haven't done much in iOS yet.
Also bought Bridge Constructor Portal which I don't have on PC yet.  I haven't got into this much.

Then there is the stuff I got as free apps, but am addicted to:

Hill Climb Racing 2: Physics based driving game, upgrade cars, race against ghost cars of other people.  I've played this mostly every day for over a year.  I enjoy the skill and buy/upgrade it all.    Have not spent a cent in it.

Mini Golf King: a PVP game, you put in virtual cash to play a game, winner takes all. If you aren't careful you have no cash and can't play more.  Upgrade your kit with time, has good social elements.  Skill and luck are required to play.

More recently got into another golf one "Golf Battle", its different and "Merge Plane" an idle game.

I've tried lots of things, but most get trashed.

Diablo 3 / Re: Diablo Immortal
« on: November 11, 2018, 05:37:09 PM »
I've been thinking about this, how there is such a large mass of HELL NO! from the real fans.  How Blizzard are so keen on it for various reasons.  And then a mix of the media who say they are doing the right thing for the right reasons.  I have been thinking this might be similar to a bunch of decades ago when Rock n Roll first came out.  Imagine the other Diablo games are some of the best Jazz music around.   Those fans have heard this new fangled thing, but it isn't for them.  That didn't stop The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and all the rest of them.  Will we end up with mostly two different fan  groups with a smaller group who like and enjoy both types?  Blizzard gets a bigger exposure overall, but its very clear they need to use the F word.  FOUR.  Just put something, even a teaser to say, yes we are working on it. Even if everything changes between now and release.

Gaming General / Re: Borderlands Sanctuary
« on: November 08, 2018, 04:46:50 PM »
The Australian accents are painful on my ears. Not all but those ones are bad

Gaming General / Re: General gaming chatter
« on: November 08, 2018, 04:38:39 PM »
Iíve seen the game end before.

Gaming General / Re: General gaming chatter
« on: November 08, 2018, 04:08:55 PM »
I think I'm up to about 80% completion in Rise of the Tomb Raider on the toughest difficulty setting.  I'm pretty powerful and its normally jumping puzzles where I die.  Looking forward to the end of it!

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