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Re: Computer Games Thread

Postby Smindas » Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:46 pm

Guys, Half Minute Hero 2 is getting a Western release. Sure, it's on Steam only, but I don't care. This is the best game announcement in years.

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Re: Computer Games Thread

Postby Applecore » Sun Apr 06, 2014 6:22 am

Picked up Mass Effect 2 and Borderlands for $20. Mass Effect 2 so far seems alright. Not sure how I'll do as I'm not a huge fan of sci-fi..
Borderlands is probably my favourite of the two so far. However not a huge fan of the "go there, do this, come back" method of the missions. Also had to laugh that during the mission to kill Nine-Toes, I killed him but then got killed by his Skags, but then respawned outside his barracks at a New-U point with the kill still counting. Saves doing it again I guess :lol:
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Re: Computer Games Thread

Postby thehairyone » Sun Apr 06, 2014 7:40 am

Smindas wrote:Guys, Half Minute Hero 2 is getting a Western release. Sure, it's on Steam only, but I don't care. This is the best game announcement in years.


This is the best kind of release.

Applecore wrote:Picked up Mass Effect 2 and Borderlands for $20. Mass Effect 2 so far seems alright. Not sure how I'll do as I'm not a huge fan of sci-fi..
Borderlands is probably my favourite of the two so far. However not a huge fan of the "go there, do this, come back" method of the missions. Also had to laugh that during the mission to kill Nine-Toes, I killed him but then got killed by his Skags, but then respawned outside his barracks at a New-U point with the kill still counting. Saves doing it again I guess

I struggled with that style of Borderlands as well, to the point I gave up. It was a little too like an MMO in the "Go and kill these", "Go and get me 5 chicken livers" etc. ME2 however is probably my favourite game. Just that - it is my favourite game. Some of the DLC for it is really good as well.
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Re: Computer Games Thread

Postby Applecore » Sun Apr 06, 2014 7:55 am

One of my best mates did actually warn me about Borderlands being like this. I may keep going with ME2, but so far it doesn't seem anything too special.
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Re: Computer Games Thread

Postby CrappyMike » Sun Apr 06, 2014 9:36 am

Love borderlands, although it did get boring at times.

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Re: Computer Games Thread

Postby skull-wart » Sun Apr 06, 2014 10:38 am

Old Bioware > New Bioware
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Re: Computer Games Thread

Postby WorMzy » Sun Apr 06, 2014 11:18 pm

Hard to believe ME3 came out two years ago. I've still not played it. :lol:
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Re: Computer Games Thread

Postby Potato-Jim » Sun Apr 06, 2014 11:22 pm

I genuinely struggle to find many games I like more than Mass Effect 2. At least for it's time it HAD to be the best Sci-Fi game of that generation. For me anyway.

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Re: Computer Games Thread

Postby thehairyone » Sun Apr 06, 2014 11:28 pm

Applecore wrote:One of my best mates did actually warn me about Borderlands being like this. I may keep going with ME2, but so far it doesn't seem anything too special.

Have you played the first? I think that is a part of what helped me like it so much, for I'm a sucker for little bit that reference the previous game.

Or big bits. Like Tali turning up within the first 10 minutes. Or Garrus' reveal.

Right, fine. I'll start steam and a new play...
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Re: Computer Games Thread

Postby CrappyMike » Sun Apr 06, 2014 11:33 pm

I may just go through the trilogy again...

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Re: Computer Games Thread

Postby Applecore » Mon Apr 07, 2014 2:23 am

thehairyone wrote:
Applecore wrote:One of my best mates did actually warn me about Borderlands being like this. I may keep going with ME2, but so far it doesn't seem anything too special.

Have you played the first? I think that is a part of what helped me like it so much, for I'm a sucker for little bit that reference the previous game.

Or big bits. Like Tali turning up within the first 10 minutes. Or Garrus' reveal.

Right, fine. I'll start steam and a new play...


Nope, I've got a ps3 so no choice but to start at 2 :(
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Re: Computer Games Thread

Postby thehairyone » Mon Apr 07, 2014 11:35 pm

Applecore wrote:
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Applecore wrote:One of my best mates did actually warn me about Borderlands being like this. I may keep going with ME2, but so far it doesn't seem anything too special.

Have you played the first? I think that is a part of what helped me like it so much, for I'm a sucker for little bit that reference the previous game.

Or big bits. Like Tali turning up within the first 10 minutes. Or Garrus' reveal.

Right, fine. I'll start steam and a new play...


Nope, I've got a ps3 so no choice but to start at 2 :(


It's too late now! I've started another replay. This is '10 for ME2, and will be #4 for 3.
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Re: Computer Games Thread

Postby Jobdone » Mon Apr 07, 2014 11:39 pm

I'm readdicted to FTL.

I've still never completed this fucking thing.

Fuck you rebel ship you cheap motherfucker.
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Re: Computer Games Thread

Postby WorMzy » Mon Apr 07, 2014 11:57 pm

Hah! Shit's unwinnable, or near enough.

Hew's the DLC?
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Re: Computer Games Thread

Postby Jobdone » Tue Apr 08, 2014 9:56 am

It's alright.

It's not like "OH WOW SO MUCH NEW STUFF" just adds some cool things like the new race. Useful for some things, awful for others. It drains all oxygen out of a room, so hilarious for say, fighting people in your medbay while the airlocks are open (He 1v4'd using this method) but less useful if you want people in his room at the same time.

Adds some nice weapons (Scrap fires are god tier).

Got me back into the game, and just enough change to keep me interested.

I got close as fuck before with missles and scrap launchers, but I kept forgetting to teleport my guys back off, so I lost 4 people, and by the time of the final battle I just had no way to disable to triple missile launcher. All my fault, and I was so fucking close ;-;
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