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Tactics Games Anonymous 03/13/2021 (Sat) 23:23:23 Id: 82cdb3 No. 259156 [Reply] [Last]
Because I don't want to keep teasing the anons in the big Fire Emblem thread about their game not being very complex. So let's talk about one of the best genres that goes hand in hand with autism. Doesn't matter if it's turnbased or real time. It can be as easy to get into as Fire Emblem and Shining Force or extreme autism territory like Advanced Tactics Gold. Let's get the ball rolling. What do you anons think about XCom 2013 and XCom2? I enjoy them, despite their meme hit chances. Some people call the ability system a meme, but that's why I like it and games like Disgaea. However, I think the developers dropped the ball real hard with XCom 2, and it's all because of one simple reason. In a game where a loss can be a major setback, so you want to play it slowly with a lot of planning and thinking, they decided to add a time limit to most missions.
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>>695946 I much preferred Homm2, 3 just felt like a pain to play by comparison
>>382814 >>602100 What's up with the Wargroove community and the lack of mods for it? Is Mangs somehow tangentially involved with that, or is that it's own thing?
>>695994 >What's up with the Wargroove community and the lack of mods for it? It's bad game, where not many things make sense. >Is Mangs somehow tangentially involved with that, or is that it's own thing? No, he did nothing here.

GTA6 CONFIRMED: ROCKSTAR HAS LOST ITS BALLS Anonymous 07/27/2022 (Wed) 14:14:09 Id: ca263e No. 654554 [Reply] [Last]
UPDATE Casuals are going crazy about it, the police cars indicate it's taking place in Vice City again. There's reportedly roughly 90 minutes of footage floating around and I don't feel like sourcing it all here >>694223 >>694228, so here's one of the longer clips I've found. It doesn't look any different to the last game. The hacker who got it claims he also got the source code to both it and GTAV. RELEVANT LINKS >guy who original leaked it in gtaforums https://gtaforums.com/topic/985481-gta-6-americas-leak-90-mp4-footagevideos/ >full leak files https://gofile.io/d/wjxdw0 >full videos https://mega.nz/folder/rmhChBRY#SoZcV6XM4tNfeehKJifcDg >analysis of leaks and screenshots https://imgur.com/a/riZOZG4 https://paste.ee/p/RmsPe >links of yt vids that will soon be taken down https://invidious.snopyta.org/watch?v=az2wt7sRuHM[Embed]

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>>695735 >Her non-Hololive persona The fact that they use such a convoluted term for a person's real identity just shows how far gone the vtuber autists are. It's like they think the vtuber is the real person and the 3D meatbag is the false persona. Completely fucking delusional.
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>>695752 But anon, Jason Alexander isn't George Costanza just like that bitch isn't whatever her real name is irl!
>>695758 Wait his name isn't George Coztansa irl? Shiiiiiiieeeeeettt.

On The Morality of Savescumming Anonymous 09/09/2022 (Fri) 12:20:57 Id: 80502c No. 686614 [Reply] [Last]
What's your opinion on save scumming? How often do you do it and when do you do it? Is it bad game design if a player ever feels pressured to save scum? Is save scumming an issue that needs to be addressed in the first place or is it just something to be expected now? I personally save scum when I'm trying to get secret rewards and to avoid getting locked into certain "bad ends." I don't really mind losing player characters unless the loss is so great that it might as well be a game over.
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>>687947 >rifles and autocannons doing shit all to a muton What a bullshit intro. I do agree with you though, the original's all about equipment so even a team of rookies can do wonders against a high tier enemy. If you lose a unit, you have up to 11 more, if you lose a craft you have more hangers and more skyrangers to play with. If there's a shitton of UFOs coming your way and you've planned for it you can fully repel and take them all down, you don't just eat shit because this global anti alien organization only budgeted for one landing craft capable of fielding a whopping 6 soldiers at a time. If a rookie's got shit aim you can give them a flamethrower or a shotgun or a rocket launcher or a heavy cannon or an auto cannon to play with. You can field smoke grenades to help with survivability of your units. You can make drones, scouts and tanks which can soak up damage without losing a unit that gains experience. You can spam aimed shots or do point blank auto shots to compensate for damage/accuracy when you can. There are so many options to play with in the original XCOM that it can be as bullshit as it wants and you'll never really feel like it's frustrating in a way you can't deal with. You don't have that in the reboot unless you're playing long war which opens up more and more options, which I really like but the game's built on a terrible foundation. My dream TBT would be a sweet spot between the insane tech and options the original XCOM gives you and the streamlining/QoL the reboot has.
>>686700 I more or less agree with this with caveats that aren't worth mentioning. But if you're playing vidya like Rimworld, and you intend to roleplay as yourself and people you know, you might feel the urge to savescum because your autism can't handle your coworker being able to tank 30 bullets to the body and somehow live even past infections, but the character you made of yourself can get shot in the arm twice and die on the spot. For that reason, it really does depend on the game sometimes. Like anon mentioned that I'm replying to, Baldur's Gate and Fallout let you save everywhere, and anywhere for the most part, which could be chalked up to bad game design. What's even stranger is that Baldur's Gate has a chapter system and I often wonder what it would be like if you had save points that only come after chapters have ended, but sometimes games can have so much grinding that in the end I can see why anon says it's bad design to save anywhere anytime. You could say you're getting older and you don't have time to memorize where every phone booth (acts as save points) in Yakuza is, but if anything, that can be considered a litmus test for how immersed and interested you are in the game as a whole. Then again, I've played Yakuza from 0 - 6 (I'm on Judgement now) and haven't fulled remembered the streets and locations, but when you have save points you are forcing the player to remember where shit is, which you can't really rely on effectively to happen if you allow saving everywhere unless there's a very obvious map that takes you places like clicking the town buttons in Fallout. Then again, it's not like there's any specific place to go to in Fallout 1 and 2's maps that the game won't reveal to you already, but I can imagine if I had to memorize where shit is because of save points and a lack of overly obvious maps, the game would be better but harder to get into if you've got responsibilities. Hard to justify starting up something like that when you came home from two 16 hour shifts.
>>695391 >your coworker being able to tank 30 bullets to the body and somehow live even past infections, but the character you made of yourself can get shot in the arm twice and die on the spot. Sounds like a shit game.

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Wonderous and Comfy Backgrounds + Screenshot Identification and Repair Anonymous 08/20/2022 (Sat) 02:02:17 Id: 56dbc7 No. 671718 [Reply] [Last]
Someone was asking about some images that I had used in the GTA mosaic thread and I thought it was about time to have another one of these. This is primarily aimed at pixel art but thinks like sky boxes especially low poly ones are welcome as well and so are things like down scaled drawings that are turned into pixel art like what Chrono Cross and Legend of Mana did. Pixel art BGs that are just are and aren't from actual games are welcome too. Don't forget about the other pixel art thread that's about sprites instead of BGs which is on autosage and we'll probably need another one soon >>516987 Post whatever you got.
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>>695450 isnt the first 2 images just the chrono trigger protagonist?
>>695454 Anon I'm sorry but you have askizzemskazem. You need to check with your eye doctor.
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Judgement thread Anonymous 09/17/2022 (Sat) 22:12:02 Id: 27dca7 No. 693719 [Reply]
So, now that these games have come out on PC I'm thinking of trying the series out. I'd like to skip to Lost Judgement cause the combat seems a lot better, but I'm worried it'll affect my feelings on the story.
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>>694300 Might grab it at some point then. Not a fan of how Y7 turned into a turn based RPG out of nowhere. I much prefer the beat 'em up combat system.
>>694334 Me neither, I also didn't appreciate the Saints Row 3 tier retardation.
I've been hyped for this for a while, been spending the entirety of the last few days just grinding through. >Judgment Main case itself was pretty good, although it was a bit slow in the beginning. Combat is alright but not as good as something like Yakuza 0. The ending was solid though and the climax/boss fights were great. Overall, 8/10. I really wish there were some fun mini-games though, these ones sucked ass. Some of the sidequests were pretty funny though I'll give it that. >Lost Judgment Im just starting it, but the setting seems way better so far as well as the main conflict of the story. They've added more features to the combat and gameplay which seem to be for the better. I'll update once I beat it but it looks more promising.

jackbox Anonymous 04/30/2022 (Sat) 19:57:19 Id: 72b533 No. 590825 [Reply] [Last]
>ctrl + f "jackbox" <no results What's /v/'s stance on jackbox? Would anyone be willing to join if I hosted? Also /v/ackbox thread
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Last Jackbox game of Summer has already begun so you might want to join in soon or else it will be a very short night.
>>695320 post a link faggot?

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Share Thread: Please Remember the Abused Chaikas Anonymous 11/24/2021 (Wed) 19:58:58 Id: 3cc00c No. 476242 [Reply] [Last]
READ ME BEFORE ASKING FOR ANYTHING YOU FAGGOT FUCK gitgud.io/Blank/stv/raw/m/OP-Pasta Previous Thread: https://archive.ph/ldX0N How to Contribute Post ITT, make a pull request (git client or gitgud IDE) or raise an issue. If you do not have you own gitgud.io account: tough shit because the public account is busted. Before requesting first check THE GITGUDS YOU COLOSSAL COCKGUZZLER, THEY EXIST FOR A REASON DEAD LINKS ARE CURRENTLY BEING PURGED Anons have experienced shady shit with IGG (e.g. miners and extra files that served no purpose in terms of running the games) and they're from Vietnam gitgud.io/Blank/stv/raw/m/CheckingBeforePosting gitgud.io/Blank/stv/raw/m/PC gitgud.io/Blank/stv/raw/m/GOG.sha256 gitgud.io/Blank/stv/raw/m/Consoles gitgud.io/Blank/stv/raw/m/LewedGames

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Anyone got a working magnet for X4: Foundations? Kind of an obscure ask, but I don't know which trackers are legit and which are honeypots.

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Tails Gets Trolled 10 year Anniversary Anonymous 10/12/2021 (Tue) 20:04:32 Id: 000000 No. 440480 [Reply] [Last]
I CAN'T BELIEVE YOU ASSHOLES FORGOT Can someone please storytime it for us?
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Imagine if Sonic 3 has a scene with Tails getting trolled.
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>>624042 >normal jail Hooboy. Did they not catch the part where he was a barely-functional autist? >>623860 >Didnt he convert to islam? >>624042 >No, but someone tried via mail. >His response was something like I'm god of muslims too Absolute Stacey.
>>662926 The internet tries to kill this. It's one of the worst things about it. "cringe" has probably killed the potential of millions of artists

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Nintendo DS Anonymous 09/17/2022 (Sat) 03:50:04 Id: 3212e8 No. 693277 [Reply]
I finally bought am R4 card for my 3DS, and it works perfectly. When I had a DS, I was very poor so I never got to try many games. WHich games would you say I must play? Basically, recommend DS games?
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>>694047 >>694103 Book 1 of FE3 cuts five levels retained by 11. >fucks up the story totally with Kris How? Kris is OP in gameplay, but barely does anything in the story past the prologue outside of new gaidens. Only change to the existing story I remember is who Jeigan tells Anri's story to, and the idea Marth doesn't already know the not-secret founding legend of the country he is king of was always kinda dumb.
Stop giving chinks your money faggot.
But the system doesn't need hardware to install custom firmware. And you could have just emulated it. Why?

Game tourneys/LANs Anonymous 09/15/2022 (Thu) 17:35:19 Id: 4c00f2 No. 691539 [Reply]
Anyone here went to gaming competitions and tourneys back when you actually had to bring your own setup? What was your most fun day with friends and strangers? Local gaming scene with people who can't play for shit but still came along to duke out with people across town and eat pizzas. Did you ever get "big" on the scene? Before eSports and moneys became the only thing in competitive gaming. I don't know how today's comp play has managed to combine the worst of gaming with worst aspect of having a job together. Do comp play still happen for lesser known/older games these days? Share and bring pizzas
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>>694123 ya i was kinda a hero for stealing that but one guy was really upset but you better believe he still lanned with us.
I used to visit a comic shop that had a section of the store set up for DooM, Quake, and Diablo LAN play. Never played long enough to git gud. Also played DooM and Heretic on the LAN at school a few times. I didn't have a computer of my own, not even a "family computer" until I bought one through a catalog in 1998. Then I started to git gud with Quake 2, and later, 3 and UT, but I was never in the position where I could do LAN parties after that. Now, Internet service is good enough that you don't need to go anywhere to play multiplayer stuff. Missed the boat, pretty much.
>>694683 >I want to fuck someone in a lan party Why would you want to fuck people with the name "Ian"?

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Stray Anonymous 06/03/2022 (Fri) 01:32:29 Id: 5f4d0b No. 613361 [Reply] [Last]
Meow meow meow meow! Meow meow meow meow. (Translating) So, post apocalyptic pussy simulator. How are they going to handle combat, will you just jump on your enemies and claw the shit out of them, what about stealth elements? I want to know more about this premise since it's unique in a drought of generic and pretentious shit, so this had quite an impact on me, and I'm relieved I don't need a soyny console to be able to play it.
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>>657209 Attention to detail and worldbuilding most likely
>>657209 Legitimately a fun little single player experience, and a nice bonding moment I had with my family. Stop being a depressed bitter fuck all the time, anon.
I'm playing this in an ultrawide with HDR and it's the most atmospheric shit ever. It's fucking gorgeous, I've never been so thoroughly impressed with the attention to detail that everything has, I can crank it to 110% res scaling without going under 60, that's great, it's optimisied! This game is really fun, the cat models and animations are kinda shit considering you're going through the whole game with it, but the overworld is like CGI. I want it to have a sequel with a better cat, I'm not even done with it. I'm savoring every second and taking as many pauses as I can, I'm gonna be pretty fucked up when it ends but it feels like a Goaty. The music is insanely soulful and melancholy, gameplay is unique and it's all so immersive. Worth the pirate.

Mecha Thread Anonymous 07/21/2022 (Thu) 16:27:04 Id: 4f20af No. 650275 [Reply] [Last]
Cast in the name of God Ye not guilty So coming from last thread we had a ton of good recommendations from R.A.D to Future Cop: LAPD, we had a fun time discussing mecha vidya, so let's do it again. From Super Robot Wars to Virtual On, let us discuss all things mecha vidya. What mecha have you been enjoying anons? I've been playing a bit of Metal Warriors and Mechwarrior 5 myself, I have to get used to moving and shooting in MW5, but I've been having fun with it playing it here and there
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>>694557 Perhaps a compromise? Why not male mechs with cute female technicians to keep them running?
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>>694563 The Noa Izumi dynamic, a classic.
>>694557 Metal mechanisms can't be female.

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Fire Emblem's weird direction and a possible future? Anonymous 03/13/2021 (Sat) 15:47:02 Id: d8e458 No. 258955 [Reply] [Last]
I haven't seen much discussion here or previously about Fire Emblem 3 Houses and its weird, jumbled identity. It's certainly a fascinating case when you take in account the history of Fire Emblem and ignore the localizations, because I think we're seeing a very hard shift in both stories presented in FE and developers. All this is speculation mind you. Old Fire Emblem >Made by nerds who liked 80s and 90s fantasy anime and DnD >Series from 1 up to 10 were about fantasy Europe being the good guys mostly and fighting against dragons, undead and some dark priests mostly >Series jerked off fantasy France mostly >In an ironic twist, they depicted Macedonia as megalomaniacal and later humbled as a nod to Alexander the Great >Big bad was mostly Fantasy Britain but thanks to Alm this stopped >Fantasy Skandinavia got two games and somehow was connected to fantasy Thrace >Fantasy Greece also got two games and was connected to Arthurian / Roland legends fighting against Messopotamian deities and dragons >FE9 and 10 were fantasy Crimean recreating Crimean legends featuring Guts from the Berserk series >The games are loved in Japan, many series exist thanks to Kaga's idea of making Lazer Squad into an RPG as well >Fire Emblem grows by adding Kaga's ideas and by trading ideas with the series that sprouted thanks to them, like SRW <FE11 and 12 were remakes <We all know how uber shit 12 was and how it almost killed the franchise <The less said about Kris the better

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>>690694 Surprised. Was that in the English release? >>690802 Seems like they know their audience now. >>690820 It has, but it gets worse as the years go by.
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I for one think the new Fire Emblem games are heading in the right direction!
>>691216 >It has, but it gets worse as the years go by. I feel it was the worst in Fates but in three houses it felt much more like older games.

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VR Vidya Anonymous 08/31/2022 (Wed) 02:00:44 Id: 5908f0 No. 679913 [Reply]
Where's VR videogames heading? Will there be full bodysuits that allow me to rape someone in Runescape and feel the sensation on my dick in 20 years? Or allow me to play vr tekken and feel the pain when getting hit? Or will it be banned because no fun allowed? Are you playing any VR vidya right now?
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>>679913 >Will there be full bodysuits that allow me to rape someone in Runescape No suits yet, but you can fuck up some guards.
>>679913 My VR headset has been collecting dust for months because VR has a severe "no games" issue almost like the old PS3 maymays except some games exist yet pretty much every new game that comes out is not for VR. Also the large majority of VR games are "fuck around" games with no ending which are more like tech demos. Half-Life Alyx is one of the very few VR games that is actually a full game with a start and end.
>>679913 After RE4 VR and Half-life Alyx, I think people in general have stopped giving a shit and VR is going niche. The former was a censored reskin that killed the Survival Action tension by allowing you to do a lot of dumbshit, while the latter is Valve's Half-life redemption arc tech demo and killer app for Valve Index. Weebs who still hope for muh NerveGear deserve shit. Still pissed that Faceberg raped VR and drove Palmer "VR" Luckey and John Carmack out of the VR industry and just went with overpriced mass production garbage. There's been progress in making the VR experience less of a nauseafest and movement more natural, but it's gonna be years till some Japanese Company (probably Illusion) in making Rapeman Suits.

Exploitable Thread Anonymous 08/31/2022 (Wed) 16:38:32 Id: 87e144 No. 680243 [Reply] [Last]
CAESAR I'M COMING TO KILL YA AT THE FORT IN YA TENT Now make your own, keep it vidya
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>>693442 Good shit
>>693724 That's a jewcy pumpkin
Decided to still do a Rimmanah one anyway.

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Tokyo Game Show Anonymous 09/16/2022 (Fri) 04:05:49 Id: 4bbcda No. 692025 [Reply] [Last]
Starts on the 15th of September, RIGHT FUCKING NOW, and ends on the 18th. They say it starts at 10AM Japan time, but I can't tell if that's for the expo itself or the digital showcase. They released a PDF of everybody attending. It's pretty huge, but most of these studios will only be at the physical expo itself. Rather surprisingly, Sony isn't showing up this year. And yes, Capcom is here. If you want to cream yourself about Dragon's Dogma 2 potentially being shown, this is the thread to do it in. https://www.twitch.tv/tokyogameshow6
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>>693707 He's talking about someone who uses the reputation of those retards to forcibly shut down criticism and turn things into a shitflinging contest (that will eventually get swiss cheesed)
>>693738 Oh they do that themselves. Luciano will call others Luciano to try and muddy the waters. Unfortunately for him, he's Brazilian and thus has a room temperature iq and isn't really able to hide himself. That's if he even remember to change his id that time.
fugggg FFXVI is getting its trailer next fucking month for some reason. At least theres a conformation and a timeframe now.

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