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Fate

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#488240 What Are You Currently Playing?

Posted by Fate on 02 February 2019 - 11:05 PM

I can understand being reluctant to get into the Yakuza series when there are just so many games

 

That's exactly what I've been doing! I've been meaning to play them since 1935 or whenever it was they came out, and I've finally managed to complete the first two. They're bloody brilliant, I love them. I've been tempted to pick up the remakes and prequels for the PS4, but I'm pretty determined to play them in the order they were released. They really strike the right balance of what I'm looking for in video games right now; fantastic and fun stories, great but pretty simple combat, lots to do and see, but nothing I have to really sink a bunch of time into in order to avoid feeling like I'm missing out on something. Much as I love a good RPG, I'm so obsessive I often have to reload a million times and go through dialogue trees over and over again in order to feel like I made the right choice and that I wasn't missing out on some good bit of writing or character development or something. I also like the fact I don't have to traverse a big boring empty world, too. I can just pick up a Yakuza game, break some bicycles on dudes heads, be a badass, hit a few baseballs, wine and dine some hostesses, get into some good drama. They're perfect.

 

I've been really getting into simpler games now, games I can just pick up and play. I've gone through a lot of old Castlevania games and a Metroid game or two. 

 

That being said I do feel like I've missed out on the Witcher, which apparently isn't too shabby of a game. Because of my aforementioned obsessive nature, however, I'm almost positive I'd want to start at the very beginning with the first one... and then there's the books, too. So I don't know. You guys think I should start with the 3rd, and if I'm hugely enamored go back and play the earlier ones, or would they be spoiled?

 

At the current moment I've just started a classic PS2 era Capcom game called Shadow of Rome. It's good fun, chopping people to bits and using their arms and heads as weapons, furiously pressing a button to chomp haunches of meat in the middle of combat to recover stamina before suplexing an 8 foot tall 400 pound viking with a horned helmet to death. It sounds like your type of thing, Ocelot, you should play it and type some paragraphs about it so I can validate myself with your opinions!




#418966 The music topic for serfs and peasants

Posted by Fate on 25 December 2013 - 06:01 AM

Watched Gremlins with the family for Christmas Eve. Now I'm going to go listen to Mogwai...the band.

Figured I'd put this here instead of the movie topic. Mogwai is great, though.




#418065 The Video Game News Thread

Posted by Fate on 12 December 2013 - 07:49 PM

"Please let this be as good as it looks."

                               -signed, the entire internet.

"lol nope"

        -signed, Fox Digital Entertainment

 

 

It's a smartphone game.




#417626 VGX (or VGAs 2013 if you don't want to be 90's and use the X)

Posted by Fate on 08 December 2013 - 01:52 AM

VGX.

 

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That was awful. It didn't even deserve Nathan Drake's glorious mug.




#417609 VGX (or VGAs 2013 if you don't want to be 90's and use the X)

Posted by Fate on 08 December 2013 - 01:26 AM

 

You ain't gotta like it 'cause the hood gonna love it.

 

lol, I was gonna say something,

 

and then I heard the TV say that.

 

But srsly I don't care about the music, it's the fact that they have 20 MINUTES OF IT at this damn thing. That's a bad decision anyway you slice it. I DON'T GIVE A DAMN ABOUT GTA'S SOUNDTRACK, GIVE ME SOME UNCHARTED TRAILER! UGNAGGAGAghghg

 

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#417601 VGX (or VGAs 2013 if you don't want to be 90's and use the X)

Posted by Fate on 08 December 2013 - 01:20 AM

Half an hour left... 20 minutes of GTARBAGE....

 

No Uncharted.

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What a disaster.

 




#417585 VGX (or VGAs 2013 if you don't want to be 90's and use the X)

Posted by Fate on 08 December 2013 - 01:01 AM

I feel kinda bad for ME




#417581 VGX (or VGAs 2013 if you don't want to be 90's and use the X)

Posted by Fate on 08 December 2013 - 12:58 AM

 

Got 40 minutes to go, and there's supposed to be like a 20 minute Music of GTA V concert at the end, so I'd file that one under "probably not".

 

 

20 minute Music of GTA V concert

 

 

sweet mother of all gods

 

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#417573 VGX (or VGAs 2013 if you don't want to be 90's and use the X)

Posted by Fate on 08 December 2013 - 12:50 AM

"PewDiePie"?

 

I'm out.




#417548 VGX (or VGAs 2013 if you don't want to be 90's and use the X)

Posted by Fate on 08 December 2013 - 12:11 AM

Okay, so Broken Age doesn't look 1/8th as cool as Grim Fandango.... but it's probably the coolest new thing so far. Mild excitement for it.




#417533 VGX (or VGAs 2013 if you don't want to be 90's and use the X)

Posted by Fate on 07 December 2013 - 11:54 PM

GTAV.

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#417510 VGX (or VGAs 2013 if you don't want to be 90's and use the X)

Posted by Fate on 07 December 2013 - 11:30 PM

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#417490 VGX (or VGAs 2013 if you don't want to be 90's and use the X)

Posted by Fate on 07 December 2013 - 11:10 PM

"laura". These people really don't know anything about Tomb Raider. And it shows with that game they made, I believe they called it "Tomb Raider."




#417478 VGX (or VGAs 2013 if you don't want to be 90's and use the X)

Posted by Fate on 07 December 2013 - 11:00 PM

I agree Wolfy, if I wanted to see some awkward dudes sitting closely on a sofa, I'd turn my head to the right.

 

EDIT: So neither Ellie or Joel is llisted under Character of the Year on the VGX website.... is this some sort of sick joke?




#417413 moving Wicktures that you are watching

Posted by Fate on 07 December 2013 - 04:52 AM

One of THE MOST CLICHÉ RIDDEN PIECES OF -blam- I'VE EVER SEEN.

 

I don't know if it's a piece of (crap), exactly. I'd liken it to an odorless fart. Not entirely offensive, but still embarrassing.

 

However, the perpetrator of this fart happens to be an extraordinarily lucky man who was standing by a heaping mound of colorful, shiny brainwash drugs. The sheer powerful wind of his flatulence caused these colorful drugs to hit everyone in the eyes and travel into their brains, and since they couldn't recognize any offensive smells, they assumed something important was happening and began to throw heaps of money at this man, even nominating his strange intestinal vapors for an award or... nine, I guess. Including Best Picture and Best Director!

 

It was a very strange turn of events, and once the colorful brainwash money drugs wore off, most people seem to have generally forgotten about it. However, the greedy man in question has been building up enough gas in his system to release three more diabolically planned farts on the public. I hope this time people will recognize that a fart is a fart regardless of stink and not give him quite so much billions of dollars.

 

Or, and I'm not counting on it, but maybe Cameron will use his brain to actually make these colorful drugs into some more entertaining movies, without all the insane amount of escalation that surrounded the first fart.