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51 Re: We are gamers! on Tue Aug 10, 2010 3:20 pm

The Doctor wrote: (I'm now playing my bazillith time through it.)

When seasoning becomes an ordinal number= bazillith

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52 Re: We are gamers! on Tue Aug 10, 2010 3:35 pm

Frist wrote:Scott Pilgrim comes out on PSN in just a few hours @_@.

Fuck that, I want to see the movie soooo bad.

I live in Toronto and I did a Scott Pilgrim Pilgrimage. Best day ever.

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53 Re: We are gamers! on Wed Aug 11, 2010 1:27 am

Heh. I'm one of those fellas who find the Oblivion engine wonky and a nuisance.

But beyond Oblivion, I was depressed after completing the Sc2: Wings of Liberty campaign.
Imagine a bad Hollywood movie. That was the plot in a nutshell. Ffffffffffffffff-

Blizz-games:
  • WoW: Akulina on Earthen Ring (EU)
  • Sc2: Lushvale#691


Xbox, Steam
  • Drunkenvalley


CBA to list my games. :p
Too many of them floating around by now.

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54 Re: We are gamers! on Wed Aug 11, 2010 8:55 am

Yeah I am not going to buy SC2 until the Battle Chest comes out. Seriously not going to pay 60$ for 1/3rd of a game.

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55 Re: We are gamers! on Wed Aug 11, 2010 12:20 pm

I still do not understand why people pull the "it's 1/3 of a game" card.
It's an achievement to complete it in under 8 hours.
Might just be me, but I've played a lot of games lasting less than that!

Sc2 has its share of problems, but it's certainly 1/1 game, not 1/3.
...still kinda expensive to buy online.
Retail's pretty cheap most places though.

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56 Re: We are gamers! on Wed Aug 11, 2010 12:47 pm

Completing a strategy game in less than 10 hours is some kind of mistake.
But then again, Starcraft, Warcraft 3 and Starcraft 2 feel more like action games for me than strategy games, even in terms of real-time ones. Just like Diablo 1&2 aren't cRPG games.
They maintain the facade, but nothing else. Baldur's Gate 2 is far more like a strategy game than Blizzard products.
I liked Starcraft as a teenager, but nowdays I can't play it. Not because of graphics, sound or music (wich has great OST, game-wise), but because it bores me now. I liked the story to wich game mechanics worked fine, but playing it today, for me at least, it's tedious.
In terms of space strategy or RTS games I still love playing Homeworld 1&2 and Master of Orion II. Old games, but with outstanding replay value, that are very challenging to this day.

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57 Re: We are gamers! on Wed Aug 11, 2010 4:08 pm

What, was Red Alert that much longer? I can't recall them being jRPGs.

Also, 8 hours is an achievement. ...which suggests to me that most players don't complete it within 8 hours, hmm?

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58 Re: We are gamers! on Wed Aug 11, 2010 6:08 pm

For me the whole idea of speed-running an RTS game is weird. Action, FPS games, ok., but RTS? How it's a strategy then?

I don't remember Red Alert, last time I've played it when I was ten and I didn't finished it.
I also don't recall Red Alert being a japaneseRPG...

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59 Re: We are gamers! on Thu Aug 12, 2010 2:21 pm

Yeah, I'll probably just wait for the Battle Chest for Starcraft 2 as well. A good number of reasons for this.

1. Save money.
2. My PC would run like dogshit with this game and I've neither the money or technical knowhow to keep it in top form.
3. It'll be more patched up.
4. I don't care about multiplayer so I may as well wait for all the single player campaigns to be available.

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60 Re: We are gamers! on Thu Aug 12, 2010 2:55 pm

Pietja wrote:I also don't recall Red Alert being a japaneseRPG...
What I'm asking is: Did it take ~50 hours to complete? :p

As for Sc2 I've already saying it repeatedly:
8 hours is an achievement. As in that it is possible to beat the campaign in under 8 hours if you are rushing it for said achievement.

Sheesh.

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61 Re: We are gamers! on Fri Aug 20, 2010 2:59 am

Here are the game i play online.

Xbox 360 Gamertag: patanu
.Brutal legend
.Halo 3
.Split/second
.Ghostbuster: the video game
.Gears of war
.Gears of War 2
.Dead or alive 4
.Call of duty 4:modern warfare
.Call of duty: modern warfare 2
.IL2 sturmovik: birds of prey
.Bioshock 2
.Left 4 dead
.Left 4 dead 2
.Tom clancys hawxs
.Red Dead Redemption
.red fraction guerilla

Psn gamertag: patanu
.Killzone 2
.Little big planet
.Motorstorm
.Motorstorm: pachific rift
.Dantes inferno
.Resistance 2

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62 Re: We are gamers! on Fri Aug 27, 2010 8:04 pm

Even so, that is one campaign. You know how long SC 1 took me to beat?

Days. Like, a campaign a day. If that.

I will play when all three races are available in their own campaigns. That is why the game is only 1/3rd done. There are three races to complete/further the story. I want it all, not one at a time. I am not supporting Blizzard's money-hauling.

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63 Re: We are gamers! on Sat Aug 28, 2010 6:12 am

Own an Xbox with XBL so I anyone wants to play just look up Agent Whiskey.
Gears of War 2
RFG
Battlefield Bad Company
Bad Company 2
Halo 3-ODST
Ace Combat 6
GTA IV
Castle Crashers
Dead Space

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64 Re: We are gamers! on Thu Sep 02, 2010 12:52 am

Who played the Vanquish demo here? I did.

Clunky controls at the start... if you get used to it, its just perfect. I LOVE the explosions >:3

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65 Re: We are gamers! on Thu Sep 02, 2010 11:48 am

I just played Dead Rising 2: Case Zero


FUCKING GET IT. Only 400MSP and it is probably the best hting I have ever purchased apart from the Fallout DLC

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66 Re: We are gamers! on Tue Nov 02, 2010 3:19 pm

Okay, I'm not gamer, but I just can't resist that tickling when I watch new Mortal Kombat trailers. In the past days, apart from the 8-bit pirate version of Famicon, called Dendy, I got Sega and, God, how I loved Mortal Kombats 2 and 3. Later, when I got ps2, the 3d adaptations of the franchise made me really sad. But now I just see no other way, but to get Xbox or ps3 with MK9 on Christmas.

Also, can someone please explain me, why pokemons are so popular now? I remember them as some uber-stupid cartoon that looked like crap.

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67 Re: We are gamers! on Wed Nov 03, 2010 12:36 am

I remember Pokemon being popular in my country about 10-11 years ago or so. Card game, anime, games and some comics. Also lot's of sweets with legal or illegal use of the franchise name. Somwhere around 2003-2004 the boom declined and nowdays I don't see anything like it. Or saw anything like it. The only major manga/anime themed booms I recall are :

Sailormoon boom - I was about six when tv show was aired, I liked it very much, fell sort of in caroon love in Usagi, but my first was Annna from Gigi La Trottola(italian title, I don't know the original) and Lolita from Taiketsu Zorro. Oh, and that chick from Yattaman and General Daimos. Damn, I was unfaithful even to cartoon characters. Should have seen the future coming. Very Happy

Dragonball boom - pretty obvious, I don't know any country that hasn't had at least some major freak fan groups of warriors going over 9000 and on. I was more a fan of the original Dragonball than Dragonball Z but it was the Z series that were mega-popular. 8 on 10 boys were fans of DB or at least watched it regularly or semi-regularly. Also, Saint Seiya was aired shortly after DB, so many liked that one also.

Pokemon boom - as I wrote, cards and anime mostly and some illegal Gameboy ROM gaming. Playing Red & Blue then Silver and Gold and giving tips to ourselves about beating the game, as internet was expensive and provided via dial-up mostly(no walkthroughs), boasting with our uber-trained pokemons... girls despised pokemons, boys mostly loved it.

And nothing more. Yu-Gi-Oh and Beyblayde tried it, but the impact was barely noticable. Along the lines Harry Potter & Tokio Hotel came, and now it's Twilight, although it doesn't have the power of neither pokemania or pottermania.

That is all.

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68 Re: We are gamers! on Wed Nov 03, 2010 12:22 pm

Apart from the fact that Yu-Gi-Oh had a half-successful movie in America? Or the fact that every kid had a Beyblade?

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69 Re: We are gamers! on Wed Nov 03, 2010 3:10 pm

I was talking about response in my country.

Yu-Gi-Oh cards were never popular, so much as anime and they stopped airing Beyblade after few episodes. Toys weren't selling good either.

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70 Re: We are gamers! on Wed Nov 03, 2010 4:11 pm

Getting back into playing FFIX. Love that game so much. I love all the Final Fantasy games, but what's strange is that I never get around to finishing any of them....

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71 Re: We are gamers! on Sun Nov 07, 2010 11:53 am

Did you hear about one guy who got pissed at square enix because he hated the most recent final fantasy, so he took out whatever shares he had and got over 26 million dollars?

He invested in square before final fantasy 1 saved their asses.

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72 Re: We are gamers! on Thu Dec 09, 2010 1:32 am

Guest


Guest
PC:
Day of Defeat
Left 4 Dead
Deathmatch Classic
America's Army 3
Mount and Blade: Warband
Zombie Panic Force
League of Legends
Age of Empires II
Alien Swarm
GTA IV'Splosion Man

360:
Halo: Reach
Call of Duty: Black Ops
Bioshock 2
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood
Splinter Cell: Conviction

That's all the multiplayer games I've updated into my original post.

73 Re: We are gamers! on Thu Dec 09, 2010 6:34 am

SNES
Castlevania: Dracula X (a.k.a Rondo of Blood)

Classic. Play as Rictor going through Dracula's Castle. Its Castlevania, do I need to explain?

PSX
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Play as Alucard, the son of Dracula, to kill his father. Awesome graphics

Wii
Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (GBA)

OMG. A different story!

Set in the future. You play as Soma, an average person til he is teleported into the eclipse, the main place of Dracula's castle. There are other people, each fighting for the throne to inhirit Dracula's powers, as Dracula has been destroyed completely, unable to resurrect again.

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74 Re: We are gamers! on Mon Jan 10, 2011 12:26 pm

This game is absolutely amazing

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75 Re: We are gamers! on Tue Jan 11, 2011 4:10 am

pc:
steam name is yellowrock. my laptop is on the verge of dying, but im saving up to buy a good desktop, and will start playing games again then.
http://www.steamcalculator.com/id/yellowrock

there's a full list of games i have. i mostly played CSS and TF2.

i also make maps sometimes, look me up on FPS banana for a couple examples of bad maps.

don't really do much on consoles.

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