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kode54 wrote:It gave me something new. Therefore it was better for my attention. That's okay, I don't play games anymore anyway. Well, except for Minecraft.

YOU PLAY Minecraft!!!? ooh yeah! lol ;)
I have Minecraft still installed.. haven't played it in a long o' while...

I bought Halo 2 for the PC, ie the last version of Halo ported to the PC...
on.. August 23, 2017 installed but haven't played/started it yet... lol ;p


The only game I play much is Unreal Tournament 2004.. :mrgreen:
with friends every Tuesday from 5:30pm to around 6:30pm... ish..
and some times Friday night and or over the weekend too!..
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Gil_Hamilton wrote:
kode54 wrote:
Gil_Hamilton wrote:I started my lasted rerun of Metroid 2: Return of Samus.
Because genocide is good clean fun that the whole family can enjoy!
Remember that AM2R is actually a well made fan game! Well, except for the inclusion of "shine spark" tricks for certain items.
Another Metroid 2 Remake is a well-made fan game that feels just like a GBA Metroid game, and I mean no disrespect to DoctorM64's work, BUT...

It is a fucking TERRIBLE adaptation of Metroid 2 that misses the entire goddamn point of the game, and I wish ANY of the other remakes his unintentionally-ironic title refers to had survived so there was a slight chance of people playing something that wasn't shitting all over one of my favorite games(since it had been made abundantly clear years before AM2R released that no one is ever going to play the original in a post-Super world).



Let me be bottom-line this: as a Metroid 2 replacement, AM2R is worse than garbage, it is the equivalent of smearing feces across the Mona Lisa and calling it an improvement. It has negative value to a Metroid 2 fan, the world is objectively a worse place for AM2R's existence, and I will never ever willingly play it ever again.
BUT as bad as AM2R was as a Return of Samus remake, it is lightyears better than Nintendo's official remake was.



And I've been playing Audioshield in my Rift. Shockingly, so has my mom. She has probably played it more than I have lately.
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*Mute wrote:Harem end get? Who talks like that?




Hey, wait a sec! I'm not his wife, okay? That's just *Hyun-ae's delusions, and she needs to stop forcing them on people.

...

Wait, am I onscreen? Is this shit really text-only? Where's my avatar controls?
Off-site URL? Static image file? What sort of ass-backwards stone-age system am I connected to?
I just want to note that this, and the ensuing "spambot" nonsense that followed, was perhaps my finest hour.
Squall_Leonhart wrote:
You have your 2s, 4s, 8s, 16s, 32s, 64s, and 128s(crash course in binary counting!). But no 1s.
DirectInput represents all bits, not just powers of 2 in an axis.


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It WAS pretty great, wasn't it?
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I played BDO (Black Desert Online) for a few hours yesterday..
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I'm putting time into Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night right now. It's pretty good.
Squall_Leonhart wrote:
You have your 2s, 4s, 8s, 16s, 32s, 64s, and 128s(crash course in binary counting!). But no 1s.
DirectInput represents all bits, not just powers of 2 in an axis.


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US release of...
SUPER.
ROBOT.
WARS.
30.


I have no idea how Bandamco sorted the licensing out.
Squall_Leonhart wrote:
You have your 2s, 4s, 8s, 16s, 32s, 64s, and 128s(crash course in binary counting!). But no 1s.
DirectInput represents all bits, not just powers of 2 in an axis.


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replaying KH3 on Critical Mode for the first time since I initially played the game right after release.

regular combat is far less forgiving than it is in 2FM Critical.
Why yes, my shift key *IS* broken.
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Lots of Destiny 2, Magic The Gathering Arena and Metroid Dread.
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Dread is phenomenal; I interrupted my KH main series replay for my first go-through. Once KH3 is done, I'll likely be doing the pair of replays to get the sub-4 Normal and Hard rewards.
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I have been playing World of Warcraft - retail... lately..
(PC Specs)
CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 12-Core Processor
Motherboard: Asus PRIME X570-PRO
GPU: nVidia GTX 1070 Ti 8GB
GFX Drivers: Nvidia v512.15
OS: Windows 11 Pro (x64)
RAM: 32GB, 2x G.Skill 16GB DDR4

Favorite Emulators:
PS2(x86): PCSX2 (Auto-Builds)
PS2(x64): PCSX2 (GitHub Actions)
SNES : ZSNES
N64 : Project64

ZSNES:
v1.51 (FuSoYa's 8MB fix R2)(Compiled Myself)
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I have been playing
- New World,
- Star Wars - the Old Republic,
- etc
(PC Specs)
CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 12-Core Processor
Motherboard: Asus PRIME X570-PRO
GPU: nVidia GTX 1070 Ti 8GB
GFX Drivers: Nvidia v512.15
OS: Windows 11 Pro (x64)
RAM: 32GB, 2x G.Skill 16GB DDR4

Favorite Emulators:
PS2(x86): PCSX2 (Auto-Builds)
PS2(x64): PCSX2 (GitHub Actions)
SNES : ZSNES
N64 : Project64

ZSNES:
v1.51 (FuSoYa's 8MB fix R2)(Compiled Myself)
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Been playing Mister Driller: Drill Land.
Squall_Leonhart wrote:
You have your 2s, 4s, 8s, 16s, 32s, 64s, and 128s(crash course in binary counting!). But no 1s.
DirectInput represents all bits, not just powers of 2 in an axis.


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picked up Actraiser Renaissance on sale - found it enjoyable, but probably wouldn't have enjoyed it as much without the nostalgia factor.
Why yes, my shift key *IS* broken.
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So. Does Zboard play any Risk of Rain 2?
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blackmyst wrote: Wed Jun 01, 2022 8:55 pm So. Does Zboard play any Risk of Rain 2?
No, but I started Mechwarrior 5.
...
Turns out I am REALLY bad at Mechwarrior.
Squall_Leonhart wrote:
You have your 2s, 4s, 8s, 16s, 32s, 64s, and 128s(crash course in binary counting!). But no 1s.
DirectInput represents all bits, not just powers of 2 in an axis.


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blackmyst wrote: Wed Jun 01, 2022 8:55 pm So. Does Zboard play any Risk of Rain 2?
i platinumed the original but have never played multiplayer. monsoon + glass + sacrifice + command is my usual run, and i'll loop levels until either i get bored and go kill Providence or get too overenthusiastic with things that cause particle effects and crash the game.

just fired up the second one for the first time since the Steam early access days a week or two ago - still feels like RoR, although I don't know any of the maps yet and needing to keep the camera on a constant swivel makes the game much harder.

i made it to (what i think was) the final boss playing on Easy; i had a solid build and had had no real issues with the previous stages, but in his third (fourth?) phase he absolutely splattered me in two hits.
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Funny cause I played ror1 after 2, and I found ror1 way harder when I first started because when you get swarmed you have nowhere to run due to its 2D nature, as opposed to ror2 which lets you escape in any direction. I guess it's just what you're used to.

Mythrix phase 4 (3? Don't worry nobody knows what to call it lol) is a tricky one indeed, if you plan to fight him (you don't have to - you can loop, or end the game in several other ways) you have to kind of plan ahead because he'll use all your items against you in the final phase. The safest strategy for a beginner is just hiding behind a pillar and taking pop shots at him whenever he's not firing. You'll slowly get your items back one or two at a time as you do damage, and the fight will cascade in your favor extremely quickly once you start regaining your arsenal and he starts losing his. The phase is intended to be more of a fun/scary gimmick to end on rather than a long fight.
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Gil_Hamilton wrote: Mon Jun 06, 2022 12:13 am
blackmyst wrote: Wed Jun 01, 2022 8:55 pm So. Does Zboard play any Risk of Rain 2?
No, but I started Mechwarrior 5.
...
Turns out I am REALLY bad at Mechwarrior.
Is it any good? I only played Mechwarrior 2 on the PSX, it was one of my first games for the console and of course as a kid with not a lot of games I played the shit out of it, so I have some fond memories of the series at least.
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blackmyst wrote: Thu Jun 09, 2022 5:59 pm
Gil_Hamilton wrote: Mon Jun 06, 2022 12:13 am
blackmyst wrote: Wed Jun 01, 2022 8:55 pm So. Does Zboard play any Risk of Rain 2?
No, but I started Mechwarrior 5.
...
Turns out I am REALLY bad at Mechwarrior.
Is it any good? I only played Mechwarrior 2 on the PSX, it was one of my first games for the console and of course as a kid with not a lot of games I played the shit out of it, so I have some fond memories of the series at least.
It seems cool?
My prior experience with the series consists of once renting the Super Nintendo game from Blockbuster.

The fans seem to love it enough to bitch endlessly about how terrible toe developer is, based on the Steam(tm) forums.
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