Video game addicts...

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by EvilGenius, Feb 23, 2009.

  1. luckyjack

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    Sky Factory 4 was released recently. Just started playing
  2. NikonsAndVStroms

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    Some more about 5700 & XT's

  3. McNeal

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    It happens with 5th wheel trailers as well. :-)
  4. Rippin209

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    And gloves and helmets, etc, etc, etc

    I was just shopping for some summer gloves, light and cheap, started off at $30-$35 range, I kept looking at gloves that cost $5-$10 more then the last pair I was looking at, ended up buying $75 gloves that I still didn't love, returning them and starting back at the $30 range

    First world problems
  5. Easydoesit

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    Dirt Rally is free on Steam.
  6. Nytebreed

    Nytebreed Need more braaap

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    I picked up Borderlands 3 yesterday.
    Not much time in it yet, but so far I'm liking it.
    Updated UI is nice.
    More options for sensitivity and such.
    They did away with the horizontal/vertical split screen option, which I don't like, but most people will never notice.
    The player character all seem pretty cool, to me. Running the Beast master 1st.
    If it holds up to how it seems so far (only level 5) I think it'll top BL 2 for me.
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    Grabbed BL3 on Friday. Definitely liking it so far. Been jumping back and forth co-op with a buddy. I picked Zane and he is playing as Fl4k. We are both around 18 or 19 now.
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  9. Jeffy

    Jeffy Hmm...

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    I've been talking about it in The Division thread. Can't wait for the 4th. I've played both BETA's and love it. Though I'm not preordering it. Will get it once it comes out.
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    I was too busy to get in on the BETA, game looks great.
  11. Jeffy

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    The only thing that might turn some people off is that it's not a FPS. It's 3rd Person and there's weight to your movements. The stealth is decent but it's no Dishonored, if you've ever played that game. I hope they are able to fix the carry action so it's faster and smoother. Gun customization is nice. I also like the incentive for one shot headshots. It's two shots if they're wearing a helmet. it doesn't matter if the enemy has the same Gear Score or one a lot higher, you can kill them with headshots. I was playing in "Advanced" which is one up from normal and one down from Extreme and felt that it was a good median. Though I'll probably play in Extreme, I think. The second BETA was optimized a lot better then the first one. I've got a 980ti and was making around 36 FPS with it on Very High. The second BETA I was around 55-57 FPS average. I'm running at 1440p so you can probably add 15-20 fps to that if you're on a 1080p.
  12. WVhillbilly

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    Dishonored is a great game :nod

    I don't have this one pre ordered either, but I'll be picking it up.
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  13. Jeffy

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    Yeah, I love Dishonored. Played all three several times each to get the high and low chaos.

    IIRC, Ghost Recon Breakpoint is also exclusive to Epic Games which sucks but you can get it from Uplay so I'm waiting.
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    NikonsAndVStroms Beastly Photographer

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    I know having a huge gaming queue has been an issue for about a decade for probably most of us but it's really bad right now. I really want both Astral Chain and Links Awakening but I know that I don't have the time to play either.

    I'm a sucker for great art styles mixed with solid gameplay and both of these have it with Astral Chain's cyberpunk



    And Link's Awakening awesome cartoon reimagining of that game

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    ^^^^ Indeed - REALLY looking forward to Links Awakening as well. For myself and my kids.

    Also plan to pick up a new Switch lite. Because.....I want one. That’s the only justification I need!

    I’ve been having a blast playing LttP in handheld mode on my regular switch.
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    Another good game to pick up if you don't have it is Yoshi's Crafted World. I've talked about it before but it's another great looking one which is just challenging enough to be entertaining if you're trying to 100% it and you can find everything in each level in 10-15 minutes so it's great to just pick up and play through a world.

    And depending how young your kids are there's also an assist mode which helps em out making it harder to die and you can see where some of the secrets are VS having to search through everything.
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    Will be sending in my Switch Pro Controller AND my left Joy-Con for repair/replacement.

    The Pro Controller is way out of warranty, but Nintendo's excellent customer service, waived the $10 shipping fee and waived $20 off of the $40 repair. I was very happy with that. The left joystick has a bad upward drift.

    The Left Joy-Con has the dreaded leftward drift and they will repair or replace it for free.

    In both cases if they can't repair it, then they will replace the controller. AND you get to pick the color of the replacement. If they end up replacing my pro controller, I will get a Smash Brothers edition pro controller which are much pricier then the standard pro controller and nicer looking.

    Either way I am extremely happy with Nintendo Customer Service, they always knock it out of the park.
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    Picked up a Switch Lite last night. Great little device. Very comfortable in the hands
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    A few weeks ago Sniper Elite 4 was free in the Playstation store.
    If I would have paid $60 for that game I'd be furious. I don't know why they made 4 of them if the rest are this bad.

    Bad enough that I'm playing 76 again :lol3
    Even though the action has fizzled in it. Unless you want to raid Vault 94 and burn up all your Stimpacks and ammo.
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    This is more a general computer question for gamers. I have a few programs saved to and that I play on a windows 7 machine, I going to build a new computer and suspect it will have to be a windows 10 machine. Is there a way I can put the games on a thumb drive and move them that way or will I have download them again from Eagle Dyanamics (Flight Sims) and gajin (War Thunder).
    Thanks