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What video games have you been playing III: You're gonna need a bigger boat.

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by EgonSpengler, Dec 31, 2014.

  1. Zack

    Zack 99% hot gas

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    I trampled over everyone in my Georgia Tech dynasty in NCAA Football 12. The option is ridiculous in that game.
     
  2. Commodore

    Commodore Technology of Peace

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    It's rough playing as UMass because my players are so bad I am struggling against every single opponent. I did pull off and amazing 4th quarter comeback against Alabama though. It was absolutely gross. I was losing 52-6 going into the 4th and I ended up winning 62-55. That's right, I managed to outscore Alabama 56-3 in the 4th. It came from the fact that I got 6 onside kicks in a row, a pick-6 and a fumble recovery that ended in a touchdown drive.

    I saved the highlights from the game and I never plan on deleting them.
     
  3. Zack

    Zack 99% hot gas

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    I did a Central Michigan dynasty once (didn't get too far), but IIRC my solution to the lack of talent was to run a pro offense with a lot of short passes and dinked and dunked my way up the field. Defense was a nightmare though.
     
  4. Commodore

    Commodore Technology of Peace

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    The last dynasty I did before UMass was Air Force. The best I did with them was get to the Rose Bowl in my second season. I beat Nebraska in the Rose Bowl to cap off an undefeated season.
     
  5. Zack

    Zack 99% hot gas

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    That reminds me of how horrendous the ranking system is in that game. It is unbelievably awful.
     
  6. Commodore

    Commodore Technology of Peace

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    And how random the game is. I mean I understand allowing upsets to occur otherwise the game wouldn't be that much fun, but when the national championship game is SMU and Vanderbilt (an actual national championship game in my dynasty) there is a problem with the game.
     
  7. EgonSpengler

    EgonSpengler Doctor of Funk

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    Dunno if anyone here has played it, but...

    Early Access game The Long Dark moves over 250,000 digital units in four months

    Spoiler :
     
  8. NetGear

    NetGear King

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    I've played long dark. It has potential to be a good game but the state its in right now is kinda boring. After balance changes and more content update though it shoud be awesome.
     
  9. Tolina

    Tolina trust the pillars with your s e c r e t s

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    What's the Long Dark's genre? Horror?
     
  10. EgonSpengler

    EgonSpengler Doctor of Funk

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    I agree. I played it for about 5 hours and quit so I wouldn't get tired of it. I'll probably have another look when they release the next update, which they say will nearly double the size of the playable area.

    Right now it's purely a survival game. It's an early build that you can buy as a kind of kickstarter-ish early access through Steam. When the Story Mode is released, it sounds like it'll have some mystery elements, as your character tries to figure out what the frack is going on. There's mention of some kind of "geomagnetic event", whatever that might mean. Solar flare? Microwave burst? EMP?
     
  11. Tolina

    Tolina trust the pillars with your s e c r e t s

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    Oh. So it's not nuclear war.

    I might be a bit obsessed.
     
  12. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    Aaaaarrrgghhh!!! Not merely addicting. Moar, moar, moar! Instead of one more turn syndrome, it's one more hour syndrome! Merfolk sorcerers, elvish horse archers, human knights, long-haired swordmaidens, druids of the forest, never enough of any to fight the incoming orcs, necromancers and the evil queen! For the Kingdom and the Gods!
    Hexagon-combat-based games can be quite… disturbingly addictive. See above.
     
  13. Tolina

    Tolina trust the pillars with your s e c r e t s

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    Hmm. No. I prefer the ones in which you can close into your enemy, then destroy their internal organs via crosses delivered by a power fist.
     
  14. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    The power of an enchanted trident, used when fighting the Orcs, is… compelling.
     
  15. cybrxkhan

    cybrxkhan Asian Xwedodah

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    I love it when I discover little things in the Oblivion world I never noticed before. For instance I just discovered a skeleton lying near a fort I never saw before.
     
  16. Wolfbeckett

    Wolfbeckett Jerkin' and nonsense.

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    Things with greater than 10 hours only as my Steam library is littered with jank I bought for 5 bucks and only played for like an hour:

    Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition: 24 hours
    Batman: Arkham Asylum GOTY Edition: 14 hours
    Borderlands: 22 hours
    Deus Ex: HUman Revolution: 89 Hours
    Divinity: Original Sin: 44 hours
    Dungeon Defenders: 75 hours
    Skyrim: 742 hours
    Endless Legend: 29 hours
    Endless SPace: 75 hours
    Europa Universalis 4: 137 hours
    Fallout Tactics: 32 hours
    Fallout New Vegas: 310 hours
    FTL: 98 hours
    Kingdoms of Amalur: 18 hours
    Magic 2014: 28 hours
    Orcs Must Die 2: 25 hours
    Rise of Nations: 17 hours
    Shadowrun Returns: 41 hours
    Shadowrun Dragonfall Director's Cut: 16 hours
    Civ 5: 468 hours
    Beyond Earth: 20 hours
    System SHock 2: 14 hours
    Total War Shogun 2: 13 hours
    Warhammer 40K Dawn of War: 11 hours
    Warlock 2 The Exiled: 89 hours
    Wasteland 2: 31 hours
    XCOM Enemy Unknown: 243 hours

    Gentlemen, I have wasted my life.
     
  17. Civ'ed

    Civ'ed I ain't gotta explain a thing

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    Things I have spent more than 10 hours in, on steam, in order of how it appears in my library
    AC: Brotherhood, 38 hours
    ACIII, 31 hours
    Civ III, 37 hours
    Civ V, 215 hours
    Fallout 3, 18 hours
    Fallout New Vegas, 16 hours
    TF2, 101 hours
    Mount and Blade Warband, 903 hours
    Mount and Blade WFaS, 24 hours
    AOE II, 10 hours
    Fallen enchantress legendary heroes, 33 hours
    KSP, 12 hours
    CK2, 212 hours
    Darkest Hour, 58 hours
    EUII, 259 hours
    EUIV, 109 hours
    March of the Eagles, 13 hours
    SOTS II, 14 hours (sue me!)
    Victoria II, 151 hours
    Supreme Commander Forged Alliance, 10 hours
    Chivalry Medieval Warfare, 18 hours
    Morrowind, 37 hours
    Oblivion, 97 hours (both normal oblivion and Nehrim)
    Skyrim, 216 hours
    Empire Total War, 12 hours
    Medieval II total war, 14 hours
    Rome Total War, 17 hours
    Tropico 3 Absolute Power, 25 hours
    Tropico 4, 24 hours
    Just Cause 2, 47 hours
    Terraria, 11 hours
    yeah where's my life gone
    EDIT: that's almost 116 days of my life. In vidya. ;_;
     
  18. Arakhor

    Arakhor Dremora Courtier Moderator

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    My Steam library hosts a few games I have actually played, a bunch of games I bought on sale and never played and a large selection of games I got in the Humble charity bundles and will likely never be played. I also play off Steam as much as possible, so it does not (of course) count the (probably) over a thousand hours I have devoted to Elder Scrolls games over the years.

    That said, I have 73 hours with Beyond Earth (my flatmate), 13 hours so far with the Blackwell point-and-click series, 449 hours with Skyrim (my flatmate and I), just 65 hours recorded on CK II and EU IV, 13 hours with XCOM: Enemy Unknown and 18 with Game Dev Tycoon.
     
  19. azzaman333

    azzaman333 meh

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    Not even one game with 200 hours? What are you, some sort of filthy casual?

    I have...

    1760 hours in Civ5
    500 hours in Counter Strike: Source (plus at least 2k more before that was recorded)
    150 in CS:GO
    130 in TF2
    100 in Skyrim

    plus god knows how many hours in Civ4, TF2, HoN that aren't counted by Steam.
     
  20. bhavv

    bhavv Glorious World Dictator

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    I'm playing call to power 2 again!

    Best Civ that's not Civ ever.
     

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