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Re: General gaming chatter
« Reply #435 on: March 11, 2019, 09:57:29 AM »
I bought GoW3 on the cheap.  I played all of 2 and most of 1.  So once I get through 3 I will have to tackle the latest one.  Annoying that it is called GoW instead of GoW4 which is what it really is.


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« Reply #436 on: March 11, 2019, 12:01:31 PM »
I can see why they did it though and it kind of answers Lego's question.  If you play 3 without playing 2 or 1 you are going to be totally lost.  4 however can be played pretty much completely without knowing about 1-3.  Sure there are references back to those games so you'll get more out of it if you have, but it is perfectly playable without.  As such, by slapping a 4 on it they may have lost the audience who haven't played 1-3.

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« Reply #437 on: March 12, 2019, 09:38:42 PM »
So researching games to play, and then messing about with settings and editors/toolsets is almost more fun than actually playing them.


I don't know if this is a thing.

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Re: General gaming chatter
« Reply #438 on: March 13, 2019, 11:39:46 AM »
I don't know if this is a thing.

Pixie might be able to answer that question.

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« Reply #439 on: March 13, 2019, 07:01:06 PM »
So researching games to play, and then messing about with settings and editors/toolsets is almost more fun than actually playing them.


I don't know if this is a thing.

Not only IS it a thing, it's the best thing.

Easily the most time consuming, fun and often frustrating part, of any Fallout or Elder Scrolls game.

My fondest memory of Fallout 3 is learning how to make a mod because the specific mod I wanted for a character roleplay I was doing, did not exist.

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Re: General gaming chatter
« Reply #440 on: March 14, 2019, 06:58:30 AM »
It sounds like searching for something to watch on Netfilx.  Not necessarily fun, but you can spend more time looking for something than actually watching something.

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« Reply #441 on: March 14, 2019, 09:49:57 AM »
So researching games to play, and then messing about with settings and editors/toolsets is almost more fun than actually playing them.


I don't know if this is a thing.

Not only IS it a thing, it's the best thing.

Easily the most time consuming, fun and often frustrating part, of any Fallout or Elder Scrolls game.

My fondest memory of Fallout 3 is learning how to make a mod because the specific mod I wanted for a character roleplay I was doing, did not exist.

I just don't see how that is fun.  I buy a game to play it not reprogram it.  To each their own.

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Re: General gaming chatter
« Reply #442 on: March 14, 2019, 12:04:18 PM »
Since my job for 10+ years was fixing computers, I tended to avoid such hassles when I got home, so I mostly stayed a console gamer during that time.  I do spend a lot more time listening to/watching gaming coverage (streams, podcasts, etc.) than actually playing games now though, but that's more to do with saving money by not buying everything as it comes out.  Just in gaming podcasts alone I've been consistently consuming 15-20 hours a week, though of course I can be doing other things or playing a game at the same time.

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Re: General gaming chatter
« Reply #443 on: March 14, 2019, 12:47:39 PM »
Similar for me in the sense that I program for a living.  Do not want to do that when sit down to game.  I am enjoying my time on the PS4 but still prefer the PC.

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Re: General gaming chatter
« Reply #444 on: March 15, 2019, 10:28:53 PM »
Can't wait to get my laptop paid off and buy another stick of ram. I didn't realize it was single-channel when I bought it. The benchmarks are showing a 30ish FPS difference between single and dual channel. I'm barely pulling 50-60 FPS on Fallout 4 and Skyrim at 1080p Ultra. I could definitely use another 30 FPS.

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Re: General gaming chatter
« Reply #445 on: March 16, 2019, 03:18:49 PM »
Bayonetta - worth $4.99 on Steam?

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« Reply #446 on: March 16, 2019, 04:08:52 PM »
If you already like Bayonetta, yes.

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Re: General gaming chatter
« Reply #447 on: March 19, 2019, 06:27:51 PM »
My PS3 is bricked. What a longtime companion. SO many games for it, if anybody wants them. I'm now desperately trying to keep myself from buying an Xbox One S.

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« Reply #448 on: March 19, 2019, 06:48:21 PM »
Sorry to hear that.  My PS3 is still running.  Mainly used for Netflix at his point.  Impressive that they last this long.

Why would go with an X-Box?

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Re: General gaming chatter
« Reply #449 on: March 19, 2019, 06:53:19 PM »
Watching YouTube, they seem to keep a more consistent frame rate. I have a freind who'd give me some games as well - Skyrim, ME: Andromeda, a couple of others.