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>> No. 22563 Anonymous ## Mod ##
7th December 2018
Friday 11:41 am
22563 Discord Game Server Stickied
So, lets shift focus a bit. We have a Discord now, so we have a place to organise playing games with each other as well as shitpost.

https://discord.gg/QGCyRdV This is permanent invite link, so you can come and go as you please with no hassle.
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>> No. 23592 Anonymous
25th April 2020
Saturday 1:54 pm
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Working link: https://discord.gg/SCN3E56
>> No. 23631 Anonymous
5th May 2020
Tuesday 10:54 am
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Talking Discord briefly; do server admind and mods see IP addresses and other metadata? Can they see what time members log in and out of the server, even when they don't talk?
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5th May 2020
Tuesday 1:10 pm
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>>23631
>do server admind and mods see IP addresses and other metadata?
No.
>Can they see what time members log in and out of the server, even when they don't talk?
Typically yes, everyone can. Most servers have automatic welcome messages and some also have automatic farewell messages which show when users enter or leave (but not come online/offline). The gs one doesn't have that, at least not one that's visible to users right now.
>> No. 23635 Anonymous
5th May 2020
Tuesday 1:12 pm
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>>23633
That's what they want you to think. because it is true

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>> No. 19768 Anonymous
6th February 2015
Friday 8:29 pm
19768 What are you playing right now?
I figured I'd make an /e/ equivalent of that great, big /beat/ thread.

Recently I have been slogging away on XCOM: Enemy Within with the Long War mod. Humanity is doomed as I'm simply incapable of holding back the torrent of battleships the aliens keep hurling at me.

It's bloody fun though.
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>> No. 24925 Anonymous
7th May 2021
Friday 1:18 am
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It's extremely slow-paced, and there's a lot of little distractions which could easily feel like grinding or farming if you're usually more into high-paced games. Visually, it's absolutely stunning, and the sandbox feels completely seamless. To me it sort of feels like the first Mass Effect game if there was no story whatsoever and you were just hopping around from planet to planet doing odd jobs and working on your own stash of ships and loot.
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7th May 2021
Friday 9:44 am
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>>24924

It's hard to explain without just resorting to saying things like "it's sort of like Elite but with more whimsy and some base building"

I put quite a few hours into it when they first 'fixed' the game. It still lacked depth for me then, but they've been adding to it ever since, so I assume it's even better now. If you like space games or if you like games where you just wander about doing whatever you feel like, it's worth a go.
>> No. 24927 Anonymous
7th May 2021
Friday 12:32 pm
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>>24926

So is there actually some content in there now?

Or is it more like that thing where you spend a full weekend loading up Skyrim or Fallout with a shitload of mods that look deep and game changing, but then when you play it you barely notice the difference.
>> No. 24929 Anonymous
7th May 2021
Friday 3:01 pm
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>>24927

It sounds like you wouldn't enjoy it regardless.
>> No. 24930 Anonymous
7th May 2021
Friday 3:43 pm
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>>24927
>Or is it more like that thing where you spend a full weekend loading up Skyrim or Fallout with a shitload of mods that look deep and game changing, but then when you play it you barely notice the difference.

That sounds like your fault for selecting shitty mods. You'll certainly notice Thomas the Tank Engine charging down at you from on high, his stack blaring dread.

Tbf I spent more time modding than playing, but I've built up quite a collection and have a spreadsheet ready to help me discern different builds.

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>> No. 17227 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 10:41 am
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I bought the worms bundle twice absent mindedly so here are the extra keys .gs

Superfrog HD https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=sMmGPe2yUKPMm3HC
Worms Blast https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=DRYGuGM38VdnxfuF
Worms Crazy Golf https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=eYEPWANxqsCnqkfY
Worms Ultimate Mayhem https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=xbqFPzD2SDRXmNSz
Worms Armageddon https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=U7TeH7v3r64aWT74
Worms Pinball https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=B73d2Xh85TTbdGyE

One each, that means you bikethief and stickyfingerslad.

https://www.humblebundle.com/ is Batman GOTY editions and FEAR.
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>> No. 24907 Anonymous
12th April 2021
Monday 1:48 pm
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I mean the thing that's being left out of this discussion is that most people are quite happy using steam. Steam has more features than any of the others, people use it not only because that's what all their existing games are already on, but because it's more or less always been pretty decent. Gabe Newell isn't exactly holding a gun to anyone's head, people are using Steam because it's the best.

The thing is it's a fair argument in theory to say breaking the monopoly would lead to better prices or whatever, but this is the fucking gaming industry we're talking about. We, the consumer, are never going to see a single upside out of it. Prices aren't going anywhere other than up for us regardless, and you're a fucking mug if you believe otherwise. We will just have another password to remember.

I'm not Jim Stirling but he stole most of her good opinions from me.
>> No. 24908 Anonymous
12th April 2021
Monday 2:15 pm
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I just like the free games.
>> No. 24909 Anonymous
16th April 2021
Friday 7:22 am
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They might have done this deal before, possibly one of the Christmas giveaways, but Alien Isolation is free on Epic from next Thursday.
>> No. 24910 Anonymous
16th April 2021
Friday 12:02 pm
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Yes they must have done, as it's marked Owned in my account.
>> No. 24928 Anonymous
7th May 2021
Friday 2:56 pm
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Would it be possible to run a tool that automatically adds free games across platforms to your library? I've found one for Epic but have yet to try it:
https://github.com/MasonStooksbury/Free-Games

I think this is what we need to keep up.

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>> No. 22298 Anonymous
24th March 2018
Saturday 9:07 pm
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I know I'm a bit late to the party but I'm considering getting either a PS4 or an Xbox One. I'm assuming these days there's little difference between the two other than having the odd exclusive title. I've seen a few Xbox One bundles in the region of £150 - £200 so I'll probably go for one of them as they're cheaper than what I've seen for the PS4.

Have I left it too late, as in are the next generation of consoles expected any day now? Also, which games do you lads recommend? I'm a bit out of the loop with gaming.
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>> No. 24913 Anonymous
22nd April 2021
Thursday 2:51 pm
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>>24825
I'm hoping the Series X's cooling system staves off hardware failure. If I run a graphically intensive game it gives off a fair amount of heat, but once I quit it it's back to room temperature in minutes. Compared to my PS4 Pro which is hot to the touch even when doing nothing but downloading games, and it retains that heat long after it's turned off.
>> No. 24914 Anonymous
22nd April 2021
Thursday 5:04 pm
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Microsoft have made it so that you don't need Xbox Live Gold for free to play online multiplayer games like Apex Legends, CoD Warzone, Fortnite and Rocket League.

https://news.xbox.com/en-us/2021/04/21/online-multiplayer-free-to-play-games-unlocked/
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22nd April 2021
Thursday 6:05 pm
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>>24914
It's alright, I would never ever buy an Xbox or any other Microsoft console ever again in my entire life so I'm covered.
>> No. 24916 Anonymous
23rd April 2021
Friday 7:05 am
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Curry's have Forza Horizon 3 for £4.97 if anyone wants a physical copy of it; it's probably cheaper than a digital one since it was pulled from the Microsoft store.

https://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/gaming/console-gaming/games/microsoft-xbox-one-forza-horizon-3-10155168-pdt.html
>> No. 24917 Anonymous
30th April 2021
Friday 7:11 pm
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EE are doing a bolt-on for £10 per month which gives you the Xbox game pass and unlimited mobile data for gaming. I guess this is Microsoft's way of trying to muscle in on the portability of the Switch.

https://ee.co.uk/gaming

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>> No. 24777 Anonymous
29th January 2021
Friday 7:22 pm
24777 Overdosing on nostalgia
I recently found out that archive.com, besides being generally amazing, has exhaustive collections of content. This includes files for pretty much every videogame ever released, up to Wii/PS3 era and some beyond.

https://archive.org/details/no-intro_romsets - This contains complete romsets for every cartridge or floppy based console out there, from Atari 2600 to N64.

https://archive.org/details/@atrac17 - Here's everything CD based from Sega, and some Sony.

Obviously these things are being updated, but the missing content is limited to stuff like 'Flemish Beta release'. If that sounds appealing to you, then we share an illness. There are also curated collections out there (eg Champions collection) if you don't want to sift through all that toss.

I found out that emulation has evolved a bit since my day, and now you have the option of consolidating emulators within a frontend, like Retroarch - https://www.retroarch.com/index.php

There are a bevy of handheld or plugin consoles that can emulate some fairly modern systems. There's also Retropie and stuff like that, so you can basically create your own emulation platforms. It's mental what's gone on since I last looked in.

On the obsessive side, there are numerous groups (ReDump, No Intro, 1G1R, TOSEC) who create their own 'dat' files, which contain all expected files and can be used to verify a checksum to validate the rom file. There's rom management software, like the picture attached - I've recently found that it's easy to create your own dat files using clrmamepro (rom management focused on MAME, the arcade emulator), so I'm now sorting my collections into a few groups so I can host the core ones on an ftp for when my HDD inevitably dies.

Finally, if you duckduckgo (no wonder they aren't taking off, how the fuck do you shorthand that?) 'games over girls' you'll find a slightly disturbing set of photos of women dressed up as game characters and feigning unconsciousness in awkward poses.
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>> No. 24779 Anonymous
29th January 2021
Friday 10:19 pm
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>>24778


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HaF-nRS_CWM

I feel like I have to.
>> No. 24780 Anonymous
29th January 2021
Friday 10:33 pm
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I've got a folder that I have transferred off an old USB stick onto any fresh computer build/installation I've made over the last fifteen years or so. It contains portable copies of Doom and Quake with a shitload of wads, and emulators with a full set of roms for every 8 and 16 bit console. Can't have a computer without the basics.
>> No. 24782 Anonymous
30th January 2021
Saturday 12:24 am
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WinAmp was a Matryoshka doll of constrained creativity. You highlighted skins, but there were several visualisation plugins which had their own plugin or configuration language (I didn't learn about cartesian v.s. polar coordinates this way, but I first understood how the latter work way back).

I wonder some times if its rose tinted memories (the demo scene is obviously alive and well), but even the ways you get started with modern technology feel like a hand-holding exercise. The step towards "learn to code" is so much easier, but the step towards "actually learn to code" is harder.
>> No. 24864 Anonymous
1st April 2021
Thursday 10:18 pm
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The second link doesn't work.
>> No. 24865 Anonymous
2nd April 2021
Friday 12:10 am
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>>24864
https://archive.org/details/@atrac_17_0
Think they must have changed their account name. Weird that it works like that.

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>> No. 24832 Anonymous
15th March 2021
Monday 4:09 pm
24832 Games set in the UK
I've been playing Forza Horizon 4, set in the Lake District and Scotland; and Assassin's Creed Valhalla, set in medieval England. I think it's the only time I've played a game where I can go to Leicester (albeit 9th century Leicester), and I liked the novelty of it. Any other games set in the UK? Obviously there's been a fair few in London (Watchdogs Legion, The Getaway, GTA London, Assassin's Creed Syndicate), but any that rep the rest of the British isles?
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>> No. 24853 Anonymous
19th March 2021
Friday 4:05 pm
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>>24851

I'd pay probably too much to have someone model and map my local "nice driving road".

I'm a little surprised nobody has done Snake Pass or Hartside/A686, that sort of thing. Forza sort of mashed a lot of good UK roads together in a rather pleasing way, but I'd love the full Assetto experience on them.
>> No. 24854 Anonymous
19th March 2021
Friday 4:26 pm
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>I'm a little surprised nobody has done Snake Pass or Hartside/A686

It should be included in a DLC with a selection of 15 other tracks. And the title screen for the submenu should be this:


>> No. 24855 Anonymous
21st March 2021
Sunday 1:12 am
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This game went to Grimsby.
>> No. 24856 Anonymous
21st March 2021
Sunday 10:06 am
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what a throwback. i spent a well over a year of my life playing this online being obsessed with my k/d ratio, playing in clans etc. - drinking many many cans of energy drink in the process.
>> No. 24857 Anonymous
21st March 2021
Sunday 11:38 am
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>>24855
I found the marketing for this game fascinating worldbuilding. I've never owned a PlayStation 2+ though.

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>> No. 24812 Anonymous
20th February 2021
Saturday 5:58 pm
24812 Headphones
Just a little question - are there any reasonably priced adapters that can add bluetooth/wireless functionality to headphones? I.e. a setup that would be something like a USB dongle in my PC and a rechargeable receiver you plug the headphone jack from the headphones into. Had a look on ebay, and most of the items are rather vaguely described or don't do as I want.

I could just get a set of wireless headphones or an m-f extender cable, but I quite like the headphones I have, so don't see a need for pointless waste, and would generally benefit from being able to use my headphones while hoovering etc.

Do any of you have experience with the sort of adapter I'm after? If so, any recommendations?
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>> No. 24813 Anonymous
20th February 2021
Saturday 6:05 pm
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I have a AUKEY Bluetooth 5 Receiver

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00O8GASEA

for the car. That allows me to stream bluetooth content from my phone to my car stereo. It has a battery although I just leave it powered from a USB slot in the car.

I don't think it's particularly heavy but slighty bulky. If your headphones have a headband, then you could perhaps attach it somehow although it would be a bit janky and look mental. Else that could go in the pocket and cable up to the headphones.
>> No. 24814 Anonymous
20th February 2021
Saturday 6:23 pm
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Yeah you could probably just get a cheap car stereo bluetooth dongle off eBay, then use a female/female coupler to hook your headphones up to it.
>> No. 24815 Anonymous
20th February 2021
Saturday 6:25 pm
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>>24813
Cheers fella. Reviews seem to be fairly good, and the unit looks to be of better quality than most of the shite I saw on ebay. Will definitely be factoring this into purchases in the near future.

Listings for the unit you linked on ebay are all just above the £15 mark, which seems to imply that some cheeky bastards are effectively letting you piggyback off their Prime accounts to get delivery. Last two things I ordered off ebay came in Amazon packaging with a gift note and no invoice. Cheeky cunts.
>> No. 24816 Anonymous
20th February 2021
Saturday 10:13 pm
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>>24815

>Last two things I ordered off ebay came in Amazon packaging with a gift note and no invoice. Cheeky cunts.

I had that happen recently, I really felt like I'd been had, even though I was only paying about £1 more than if I'd bothered to check amazon first and order it there myself. I'm obviously turning into a grumpy old man though, because I reported them to eBay, as it's against their rules. I can't imagine anything will come of it but it still felt like mild revenge.
>> No. 24817 Anonymous
21st February 2021
Sunday 12:03 am
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Disgusting. You, I mean.

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>> No. 24783 Anonymous
3rd February 2021
Wednesday 4:41 pm
24783 https://eblaztr.com/ - 26 days until new release, ooaah!
It looks cool as fuck and very handy, but after basic research on component costs it looks like the eBlaztr mobile gaming case costs in excess of £1,000.

£770~ on CPU, Graphics and Monitor;
£300~ guess on motherboard and misc components;

Total product cost at £1,775.

Be it known that i have next to zero experience building computers, much less of the markets.

Thoughts?
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>> No. 24789 Anonymous
3rd February 2021
Wednesday 5:20 pm
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I don't entirely understand it. It's not especially small and while an all-in-one PC-monitor set up is quite nice, it's not that amazing. It's an ITX motherboard so it doesn't seem much different to the ITX PC I'm using to send this message right now. Indeed I have the same GPU, SSD (same brand and capacity no less) and RAM, but it cost me quite a bit less than £1,775. However, it is worth noting I bought a lot of this before the prices got shot to the Moon by COVID. Also I don't know how easy to come by ITX pre-builds are either.

If you're interested in small PCs this YouTube channel has a lot of videos, although he's a bit of an elitist and don't get tricked into thinking you need a PC the size of a postage stamp with a watercooled CPU and GPU: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRYOj4DmyxhBVrdvbsUwmAA
>> No. 24790 Anonymous
3rd February 2021
Wednesday 5:34 pm
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>>24789

>he's a bit of an elitist

TBH I'm just jealous that he's better than me at Apex Legends and has big sexy muscles.
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3rd February 2021
Wednesday 6:06 pm
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>>24789

It just looks like a version of the shite HP Compaq Pro 6300 All In One I use for work, only after Xzibit got his hands on it. And judging by my current gaming laptop, it probably weighs four times as much as that.
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3rd February 2021
Wednesday 6:10 pm
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Looks like a compost bin.

Not a criticism.
>> No. 24793 Anonymous
3rd February 2021
Wednesday 6:32 pm
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>>24792
Looks to me like a tombola drum.

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>> No. 24710 Anonymous
3rd January 2021
Sunday 10:54 am
24710 VR
Just got an Oculus Rift S and they're on sale, so I'm looking for good VR games. I don't have a huge play area, so at the moment I'm limited to games where you can play them seated. So far I've got Boneworks, Half Life Alyx, Beat Saber, and Until You Fall. Any recommendations?
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>> No. 24746 Anonymous
10th January 2021
Sunday 4:12 pm
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"I have PSVR, so I cant play Alyx and I am very jealous" should have been the end of that sentence.
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10th January 2021
Sunday 5:56 pm
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>>24745
I'm >>24712 and from what little I have played of SkVR I found archery to be near impossible. You can't draw the bow properly without smashing the controller into your face. Annoyingly as well the lefty swap option in Bethesda VR games renders it completely unplayable by swapping movement and menu controls so I have to play righty mode which isn't ideal. Either way I'm a pretty good shot with my right hand, now.

Borderlands 2 VR's lefty swap just changes the aiming hand but leaves movement controls where they should be (left analogue stick to move/strafe and right to turn).
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10th January 2021
Sunday 6:45 pm
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Playing on the Playstation as a lefty I found it to be ok. I couldn't really do the archery well until I got the eagle eye perk, and the move controller tracking is a bit gubbed, so you end up with your characters hands down by its knees during key moments of combat.

Blood & Truth was pretty fun too, being that it's like a Guy Ritchie movie with a Paul Verhoeven bodycount.

I really enjoyed the flying and combat of Iron Man VR despite the heinous loading times.

If you told me 5 years ago that there would be consumer VR systems and they'd not be utterly shite, I wouldn't have believed you. I think that the platform has a lot of potential and as more people buy it, more AAA titles may eventually be released.
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11th January 2021
Monday 12:27 am
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>>24747
I do wish Fallout 4 VR had come to PSVR.
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11th January 2021
Monday 10:45 am
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It barely runs on a decent PC (I rarely get 80FPS); it'd probably be a PowerPoint slideshow on PS4.

Oddly enough, Skyrim VR runs perfectly fine, and it's practically the same game, so I have no idea how they fucked Fallout 4 VR. Also, not including the DLC for... reasons? Thankfully they can be fairly easily added in, but many of them run like (even more like) shit even with unofficial patches.

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>> No. 24640 Anonymous
26th December 2020
Saturday 6:58 am
24640 Tabletop / Hobby Thread
Tell us about your guys / campaign / project, etc.
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>> No. 24734 Anonymous
5th January 2021
Tuesday 11:37 pm
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>>24732

>Painting the Warboss or various cool Trukks and making conversion is fun and interesting. Painting a squad of 20 boyz is boring and potentially laborious.

Exactly.

Ultimately batch painting is how I do manage to get around it, over the course of a week or two I'll tackle a squad in chunks, just doing one colour a night. Sit down and do all the little pouches brown one day, do all the little gun casings black the next, etc.

I think part of the trouble is just that with Marines, they're clean and chunky enough that you can't get away with cutting corners. It's more obvious on an individual Marine than it would be on a horde of Orks or Tyranids that you can credibly knock out in an afternoon with some washes and drybrushing. Each guy demands a neat, precise finish that sometimes I just haven't the attention span to keep up. I think that's why I prefer the characters, where I can just focus on the one model.

It's funny, I used to hate rimming five guys, but now it's the part I look forward to the most.
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6th January 2021
Wednesday 12:36 am
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>The key is to make it easy for you to pick up where you left off - have your painting supplies handy and easy to set up and clean away.

This is one of the big advantages of using a wet palette. The ability to just close the lid on it, wash your brushes and it's easy to get started again the next day.

>>24734
>I think part of the trouble is just that with Marines, they're clean and chunky enough that you can't get away with cutting corners.

I've got to disagree with that a little bit since the majority of the chapters are one solid colour with maybe a contrasting bit of colour on their shoulder pads and knees. Like a lot of the time you can get away with a dark base colour then just drybrush the entire thing a lighter shade before tidying up the wings on the chest.

Admittedly still not as easy as Tyranids where you can get away with 2 colours and just dip them in wood stain. https://www.dakkadakka.com/wiki/en/Dipping_Tyranids
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6th January 2021
Wednesday 12:36 am
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>>24733
>The key is to make it easy for you to pick up where you left off - have your painting supplies handy and easy to set up and clean away.

This is one of the big advantages of using a wet palette. The ability to just close the lid on it, wash your brushes and it's easy to get started again the next day.

>>24734
>I think part of the trouble is just that with Marines, they're clean and chunky enough that you can't get away with cutting corners.

I've got to disagree with that a little bit since the majority of the chapters are one solid colour with maybe a contrasting bit of colour on their shoulder pads and knees. Like a lot of the time you can get away with a dark base colour then just drybrush the entire thing a lighter shade before tidying up the wings on the chest.

Admittedly still not as easy as Tyranids where you can get away with 2 colours and just dip them in wood stain. https://www.dakkadakka.com/wiki/en/Dipping_Tyranids
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6th January 2021
Wednesday 10:21 am
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>>24735

It's going down the rabbit hole a bit, but marines become piss-easy if you learn to airbrush. You can put down the base colour perfectly in seconds and easily do shading and gradient effects.
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6th January 2021
Wednesday 9:02 pm
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>>24735

>Like a lot of the time you can get away with a dark base colour then just drybrush the entire thing a lighter shade before tidying up the wings on the chest.

I agree, but if you want them to look really nice it takes a bit more effort. There's a lot of steps you don't have to do, but once you know it's within your ability and you've done a few squads that way, it's hard to justify putting less effort in with the rest. That's probably just me having some degree of OCD mind you.

>>24737

I tend to feel like airbrushes are a slippery slope, I've seen lots of painters fall into the trap of starting off with base coats, and before they know it they're doing everything but edge highlights with the fucking thing, and always swear blind it's not a crutch, even though half their army looks like the side of a gypsy fair waltzer.

That said I would really like one for priming and basecoating, but I don't think it's viable to use one in my flat. Is there some kind of extractor hood contraption you can get to make them more viable in small, enclosed rooms?

Anyway here's the latest set I've done, first batch of the new year. I don't make resolutions but if I were to make one it'd be to have this full army playable by... Well, whenever covid is over.

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>> No. 24177 Anonymous
25th August 2020
Tuesday 9:58 am
24177 new graphics card
I'm in the market for a new graphics card - I believe that the RTX 2060 family is the one to go for, but would appreciate any advice/experience - there seem to be millions of versions, all with pretty small variations. Pictured is the ASUS one I am thinking of.

Don't want to spend much more than 500 quid.

What would you buy in this price range?
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>> No. 24721 Anonymous
5th January 2021
Tuesday 4:52 pm
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I've scrolled up and seen people recommending not Overclockers due to them being big racists or something, so fair enough there.
>> No. 24723 Anonymous
5th January 2021
Tuesday 7:01 pm
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>>24721

They used to be racialists, but they aren't any more. They are still quite expensive.
>> No. 24725 Anonymous
5th January 2021
Tuesday 7:04 pm
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>>24721

Why would racism stop you buying from them?
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5th January 2021
Tuesday 7:18 pm
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>>24725

Some people don't want to give money to racists.
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5th January 2021
Tuesday 7:22 pm
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>>24725
Oh Simon!

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>> No. 23625 Anonymous
4th May 2020
Monday 9:43 pm
23625 iRacing
At times, difficult to believe this is a game.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njQCaPXIOnA
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>> No. 24578 Anonymous
25th November 2020
Wednesday 1:10 am
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*clutches
I'm going to bed.
>> No. 24579 Anonymous
25th November 2020
Wednesday 1:18 am
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>I guess that's what you get at this price point

Exactly - and it this price point, any wheel is better than using none. I think you have to start getting into the £500++ level before you start to get things that actually feel like a proper car, these are just miles and miles better than using a joystick. I haven't seen a single gearstick anywhere on any simulator that looks or feels like those in a car, so flappy paddles it is.
>> No. 24580 Anonymous
25th November 2020
Wednesday 1:37 am
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I didn't go to bed I ordered a "Used - Very Good" T150 from Amazon for £86. It was listed as £120, but at checkout, which I was only looking at to see when the delivery would be, it had a £34 "warehouse discount", which I never knew was a thing because I only use it to watch films really. There was another one left if anyone's interested/their inhibitions are lowered because it's late.
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25th November 2020
Wednesday 8:11 am
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>>24576

Also, if you do have a Costco membership, you can get a tenner off any online order over £100 with the code DEALS10.
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26th November 2020
Thursday 9:20 pm
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My T150 arrived! The previous owner had managed to half demolish the USB connector in such a way that it was too squished together to fit in a socket, but after some prying it just about squeezes its way in. I really don't know how they did that, I don't think I've ever seen someone do that before. All in all though while it's clear I can't drive and my desk is being shaken apart by the minute, I am enjoying it. I think I'll hold off jumping into a public ACC lobby until I can reliably take T1 at... well anywhere. Also the USB is running through the connector on my Logitech keyboard, because it's the most solid one around and it didn't feel at all good jamming it in and yanking it out of my mobo ports, anyway I just like that chimeric combo of brands and hardware so I thought I'd mention it. The force feedback is also highlighting what a thin-wristed little wimp I am.

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>> No. 24555 Anonymous
3rd November 2020
Tuesday 4:41 pm
24555 Dwarf fortress deserves a new thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYS-kNvgXR8

Toady has been hard at work producing a masterwork.
Look at these screen shots, look at this interface. It's beautiful, i almost cried.
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3rd November 2020
Tuesday 4:42 pm
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3rd November 2020
Tuesday 4:43 pm
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3rd November 2020
Tuesday 4:44 pm
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>> No. 24559 Anonymous
3rd November 2020
Tuesday 4:46 pm
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Planned release date 'is subjective' with regular announcements on steam.

https://store.steampowered.com/app/975370/Dwarf_Fortress/
https://kitfoxgames.itch.io/dwarf-fortress

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>> No. 24121 Anonymous
11th August 2020
Tuesday 11:58 pm
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Fuck this game is good.

Makes Sekiro seem like a leisurely stroll. Most fun I've had in my living room since the missus and I christened the new sofas.
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>> No. 24160 Anonymous
20th August 2020
Thursday 1:36 am
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It's a beautiful British game by brilliant British boffins.

https://www.mediatonicgames.com/company
>> No. 24161 Anonymous
20th August 2020
Thursday 8:50 pm
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>>24160
I think The Pub Landlord was years ahead of its time.
>> No. 24423 Anonymous
26th September 2020
Saturday 12:08 pm
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Flavour of the month. Nobody is talking about it anymore, Among Us is the new hotness now.
>> No. 24424 Anonymous
26th September 2020
Saturday 12:16 pm
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Why does it matter if it's a flavour of the month game? Their twitter is still full of replies and from what I see on Twitch still quite popular, new levels are being released in a couple of weeks too. I'm sure it'll survive.

If anything, it'll be easier to get in a game.
>> No. 24425 Anonymous
26th September 2020
Saturday 12:36 pm
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>>24423
Steam says otherwise: 46,255 players at time of posting, 59,488 peak. And that's only for Steam, of course, I know it's on PS4 and I am assuming you can buy it elsewhere for PC.

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