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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby betiko on Fri Jan 25, 2013 7:40 am

muy_thaiguy wrote:
betiko wrote:
muy_thaiguy wrote:
betiko wrote:sorry I haven't followed this thread at so... who plays halo 4 here?

I do, pistolpete8909 is my gamertag.



But jeez, mushroom biomes in minecraft are hard to find. Only one that I've found has several, but they are all small islands in the middle of an ocean map. And probably 1 tree for the whole entire map. And only animals are a couple of mooshrooms and squid. :(


cool, spadeseven here will add you. I'm not that good though! my kill death ratio is 0,72 I think I saw last time. some players are just way too brutal for me lol

Tell me about it. In matches against level 30s on down, I do alright. Lately though, I;ve been having to go up against guys with level 100 on up. You're lucky to get a shot off, let alone take them down (or see them, for that matter).


well the level means shit nothing in halo 4. In halo 2 & 3 multiplayer you had a system just like CC's ranks. I'm pretty sure lakattack was inspired by halo multiplayer when he created the ranking system. That meant something, but on halo 4 I don't know why they stopped doing it, now it's just points based on experience, and there is no more winning/losing points (depending on the opponent's level) where you can go to lieutenant to captain. now it's just about game experience, so a level 10 can totally be better than a level 110.

what is horrible is the crimson downloadable pack. only hardcore halo gamers downloaded it and I get asskicked pretty bad each time. I like more 4vs4 assassin or 8vs8, it's more casual and I can kick some ass.

i've finished the game and all 30 spartan ops missions in legendary so far, got 970 in acheivements and i'm level 58.
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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby muy_thaiguy on Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:33 pm

betiko wrote:
muy_thaiguy wrote:
betiko wrote:
muy_thaiguy wrote:
betiko wrote:sorry I haven't followed this thread at so... who plays halo 4 here?

I do, pistolpete8909 is my gamertag.



But jeez, mushroom biomes in minecraft are hard to find. Only one that I've found has several, but they are all small islands in the middle of an ocean map. And probably 1 tree for the whole entire map. And only animals are a couple of mooshrooms and squid. :(


cool, spadeseven here will add you. I'm not that good though! my kill death ratio is 0,72 I think I saw last time. some players are just way too brutal for me lol

Tell me about it. In matches against level 30s on down, I do alright. Lately though, I;ve been having to go up against guys with level 100 on up. You're lucky to get a shot off, let alone take them down (or see them, for that matter).


well the level means shit nothing in halo 4. In halo 2 & 3 multiplayer you had a system just like CC's ranks. I'm pretty sure lakattack was inspired by halo multiplayer when he created the ranking system. That meant something, but on halo 4 I don't know why they stopped doing it, now it's just points based on experience, and there is no more winning/losing points (depending on the opponent's level) where you can go to lieutenant to captain. now it's just about game experience, so a level 10 can totally be better than a level 110.

what is horrible is the crimson downloadable pack. only hardcore halo gamers downloaded it and I get asskicked pretty bad each time. I like more 4vs4 assassin or 8vs8, it's more casual and I can kick some ass.

i've finished the game and all 30 spartan ops missions in legendary so far, got 970 in acheivements and i'm level 58.

Level 27, but usually when I get put into games against high level guys, they're the guys that play for hours upon hours. Me, I'm more casual and "decent" with a DMR and stickies (have taken out my fair share of enemies, both in vehicles and on foot), but the way my luck goes, I spawn, find a good vantage point, and then on my way there, I get shot by 3 guys at once while my plasma grenade goes right through them.
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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby betiko on Sat Jan 26, 2013 1:09 am

muy_thaiguy wrote:
betiko wrote:
muy_thaiguy wrote:
betiko wrote:
muy_thaiguy wrote:
betiko wrote:sorry I haven't followed this thread at so... who plays halo 4 here?

I do, pistolpete8909 is my gamertag.



But jeez, mushroom biomes in minecraft are hard to find. Only one that I've found has several, but they are all small islands in the middle of an ocean map. And probably 1 tree for the whole entire map. And only animals are a couple of mooshrooms and squid. :(


cool, spadeseven here will add you. I'm not that good though! my kill death ratio is 0,72 I think I saw last time. some players are just way too brutal for me lol

Tell me about it. In matches against level 30s on down, I do alright. Lately though, I;ve been having to go up against guys with level 100 on up. You're lucky to get a shot off, let alone take them down (or see them, for that matter).


well the level means shit nothing in halo 4. In halo 2 & 3 multiplayer you had a system just like CC's ranks. I'm pretty sure lakattack was inspired by halo multiplayer when he created the ranking system. That meant something, but on halo 4 I don't know why they stopped doing it, now it's just points based on experience, and there is no more winning/losing points (depending on the opponent's level) where you can go to lieutenant to captain. now it's just about game experience, so a level 10 can totally be better than a level 110.

what is horrible is the crimson downloadable pack. only hardcore halo gamers downloaded it and I get asskicked pretty bad each time. I like more 4vs4 assassin or 8vs8, it's more casual and I can kick some ass.

i've finished the game and all 30 spartan ops missions in legendary so far, got 970 in acheivements and i'm level 58.

Level 27, but usually when I get put into games against high level guys, they're the guys that play for hours upon hours. Me, I'm more casual and "decent" with a DMR and stickies (have taken out my fair share of enemies, both in vehicles and on foot), but the way my luck goes, I spawn, find a good vantage point, and then on my way there, I get shot by 3 guys at once while my plasma grenade goes right through them.


yeah i freakin love the dmr and the plasma grenades! I even hesitate when i find a sniper to replace the dmr, it just works so well on so many distance ranges. some people can use the sniper in close combat i don't know how they do it. are we the only 2 playing halo in here?
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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby muy_thaiguy on Sat Jan 26, 2013 3:49 am

Looks like it.
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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby xeno on Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:25 pm

I play I just don't own it so I can only play it when I'm smoking at a friends. The DMr went back to old school three shot finally!!!!! It's beast again!
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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby muy_thaiguy on Sat Jan 26, 2013 1:24 pm

xeno wrote:I play I just don't own it so I can only play it when I'm smoking at a friends. The DMr went back to old school three shot finally!!!!! It's beast again!

That's the assault rifle. The DMR is single shot and highly accurate. Assault rifle is better at medium range, but not as accuarate at long range. Both are in Halo 4.
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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby aage on Sat Jan 26, 2013 7:06 pm

muy_thaiguy wrote:
xeno wrote:I play I just don't own it so I can only play it when I'm smoking at a friends. The DMr went back to old school three shot finally!!!!! It's beast again!

That's the assault rifle. The DMR is single shot and highly accurate. Assault rifle is better at medium range, but not as accuarate at long range. Both are in Halo 4.

I've never played xbox in my life but my roommate has one with Halo and I find DMR much more reliable than the rifle. The latter quite literally does no damage, and if you take just a very small time to get used to the aiming nothing beats DMR. Half of every multi we play, I'm scoping. Assault rifle's scope is a joke.

Also, you mean battle rifle. Which still sucks compared to DMR, imo.
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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby muy_thaiguy on Sat Jan 26, 2013 7:23 pm

Yeah that.

But secondary weapon seems about moot to me, unless it's some chicken who uses the plasma pistol to disable your vehicle. Me, I like hi-jacking or using plasma grenades. Stopped a few killing sprees by flanking them and tossing my 2 plasmas. Very handy.
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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby betiko on Sat Jan 26, 2013 9:44 pm

muy_thaiguy wrote:Yeah that.

But secondary weapon seems about moot to me, unless it's some chicken who uses the plasma pistol to disable your vehicle. Me, I like hi-jacking or using plasma grenades. Stopped a few killing sprees by flanking them and tossing my 2 plasmas. Very handy.


I hate the plasma pistol!
I usually use packages with fire power to have the assault rifle and the DMR. I love the promethean vision as a special skill too.
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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby muy_thaiguy on Sun Jan 27, 2013 3:11 am

betiko wrote:
muy_thaiguy wrote:Yeah that.

But secondary weapon seems about moot to me, unless it's some chicken who uses the plasma pistol to disable your vehicle. Me, I like hi-jacking or using plasma grenades. Stopped a few killing sprees by flanking them and tossing my 2 plasmas. Very handy.


I hate the plasma pistol!
I usually use packages with fire power to have the assault rifle and the DMR. I love the promethean vision as a special skill too.

I like the sentry. Good at holding areas that get lots of traffic, extra fire support, and useful for flanking.
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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby aage on Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:23 am

muy_thaiguy wrote:
betiko wrote:
muy_thaiguy wrote:Yeah that.

But secondary weapon seems about moot to me, unless it's some chicken who uses the plasma pistol to disable your vehicle. Me, I like hi-jacking or using plasma grenades. Stopped a few killing sprees by flanking them and tossing my 2 plasmas. Very handy.


I hate the plasma pistol!
I usually use packages with fire power to have the assault rifle and the DMR. I love the promethean vision as a special skill too.

I like the sentry. Good at holding areas that get lots of traffic, extra fire support, and useful for flanking.

Awareness is one of the better ones imho, specifically in tunnel maps which I don't know (as in, I don't know the map) because I played every map about five times now. I hate getting sneaked up on. I suppose fire power is useful if you bypass the awareness-necessity.

And yes, Prom vision is good.
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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby muy_thaiguy on Sun Jan 27, 2013 8:17 pm

aage wrote:
muy_thaiguy wrote:
betiko wrote:
muy_thaiguy wrote:Yeah that.

But secondary weapon seems about moot to me, unless it's some chicken who uses the plasma pistol to disable your vehicle. Me, I like hi-jacking or using plasma grenades. Stopped a few killing sprees by flanking them and tossing my 2 plasmas. Very handy.


I hate the plasma pistol!
I usually use packages with fire power to have the assault rifle and the DMR. I love the promethean vision as a special skill too.

I like the sentry. Good at holding areas that get lots of traffic, extra fire support, and useful for flanking.

Awareness is one of the better ones imho, specifically in tunnel maps which I don't know (as in, I don't know the map) because I played every map about five times now. I hate getting sneaked up on. I suppose fire power is useful if you bypass the awareness-necessity.

And yes, Prom vision is good.

I forget to use it, but I have an upgrade that keeps my enemy/friendly radar thing up even while scoped. Saved me moe than once from a fully speeding ghost.
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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby rdsrds2120 on Mon Feb 04, 2013 9:46 am

I pre-ordered Fire Emblem: Awakening (console + game bundle). It was released today, can't wait to go grab my new and fancy 3DS:

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Postby thegreekdog on Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:08 pm

Playing Europa Universalis 3 again. What a great game. So many possibilities.
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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby AndyDufresne on Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:26 pm

thegreekdog wrote:Playing Europa Universalis 3 again. What a great game. So many possibilities.

TGD, I heard about this game long ago, but never got into it. What do you like about it the most? What makes it worth playing? I looked at a couple of snapshots on Google Image, and it seems kind of interesting.

I have heard more about Crusader Kings II, and it kind of looks like something I want to throw money at...


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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby MoB Deadly on Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:29 pm

Anyone play Black Ops 2.....???

Correction: anyone GOOD at Black ops 2?

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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby Nendreel on Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:03 pm

rdsrds2120 wrote:I pre-ordered Fire Emblem: Awakening (console + game bundle). It was released today, can't wait to go grab my new and fancy 3DS


Lucky. I went to three different stores looking for FE today. All were sold out. :cry:
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Postby rdsrds2120 on Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:29 pm

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rdsrds2120 wrote:I pre-ordered Fire Emblem: Awakening (console + game bundle). It was released today, can't wait to go grab my new and fancy 3DS


Lucky. I went to three different stores looking for FE today. All were sold out. :cry:


Amazon looks like it might have to be your friend here.

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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby Nendreel on Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:43 pm

rdsrds2120 wrote:
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rdsrds2120 wrote:I pre-ordered Fire Emblem: Awakening (console + game bundle). It was released today, can't wait to go grab my new and fancy 3DS


Lucky. I went to three different stores looking for FE today. All were sold out. :cry:


Amazon looks like it might have to be your friend here.

BMO


Already looked. Amazon itself is sold out until the 13th, and other sellers are doubling the price.
Looks like I'll have to buy it from the E-Shop.
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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby AndyDufresne on Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:02 am

So I purchased Crusader Kings II, plus some DLC that opens up Islamic empires for play as well. I've never really played an immense grand-strategy game, but I've been liking it quite a bit so far.

In the game I have going, I am the King of Scotland (about 17 years old, this is the 3rd king I've had control of), and the year is about 1100. England is in disarray because of viking invasions and squabbling among dukes and counts, and Ireland is segmented into independent counties.

So they both look ripe for expansion, if I can sure up some of my internal politics, since some of my vassals are revolting either to place an older dude on the throne or to forge an independent duchy for themselves. But I've put down their rebellions pretty well...but some alliances I've made with a few Spanish Kings aren't going so well, they want to see me assassinated I think, according to my spy master.

Did I mention I've had a bit of a falling out with the Catholic church as well? They liked my predecessors reasonably well, but my envoy to the Pope isn't doing very well ingratiating himself and our kingdom with the papacy, and of course, I've changed the laws to Free Investiture so I can install Bishops and Archbishops, instead of having Rome choose 'em. So, I decided to take matters into my own hands. I elevated my court chaplain to AntiPope status, and he openly contested the legitimacy of the Pope in Rome. But he ended up being a Cathar Heretic, so I just threw him in jail to rot, in hopes of smoothing things over with the Pope. Maybe I'll go on a crusade or something to make him feel better.

Pretty fun sandboxey game so far, and I've only been playing for like 40 game years, and I've got another 300 some years ahead of me.

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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby Gillipig on Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:28 am

AndyDufresne wrote:So I purchased Crusader Kings II, plus some DLC that opens up Islamic empires for play as well. I've never really played an immense grand-strategy game, but I've been liking it quite a bit so far.

In the game I have going, I am the King of Scotland (about 17 years old, this is the 3rd king I've had control of), and the year is about 1100. England is in disarray because of viking invasions and squabbling among dukes and counts, and Ireland is segmented into independent counties.

So they both look ripe for expansion, if I can sure up some of my internal politics, since some of my vassals are revolting either to place an older dude on the throne or to forge an independent duchy for themselves. But I've put down their rebellions pretty well...but some alliances I've made with a few Spanish Kings aren't going so well, they want to see me assassinated I think, according to my spy master.

Did I mention I've had a bit of a falling out with the Catholic church as well? They liked my predecessors reasonably well, but my envoy to the Pope isn't doing very well ingratiating himself and our kingdom with the papacy, and of course, I've changed the laws to Free Investiture so I can install Bishops and Archbishops, instead of having Rome choose 'em. So, I decided to take matters into my own hands. I elevated my court chaplain to AntiPope status, and he openly contested the legitimacy of the Pope in Rome. But he ended up being a Cathar Heretic, so I just threw him in jail to rot, in hopes of smoothing things over with the Pope. Maybe I'll go on a crusade or something to make him feel better.

Pretty fun sandboxey game so far, and I've only been playing for like 40 game years, and I've got another 300 some years ahead of me.

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Sounds fun actually. You're tempting me a bit now. I don't have time to pick up a new time eating game now though. Reading the third book in the game of thrones series took more time than I had to spare. I'm supposed to be studiying you know ;). But in the future I might have the time. Can you play as Vikings as well? What time are we talking of here? When is the earliest you can start from?
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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby AndyDufresne on Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:50 am

The game's dates are from 1066 to something in the 1400s. The game's time can be sped up and slowed down, a la the Sims or Sim City type games if you've played those.

I understand that Vikings are going to be playable in a forthcoming DLC (somewhere between 4-9 dollars probably), and maybe some of the other Pagan groups in the Baltics and into Russia are going to be as well. I'll end up getting it.


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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby Gillipig on Mon Feb 11, 2013 12:46 pm

AndyDufresne wrote:The game's dates are from 1066 to something in the 1400s. The game's time can be sped up and slowed down, a la the Sims or Sim City type games if you've played those.

I understand that Vikings are going to be playable in a forthcoming DLC (somewhere between 4-9 dollars probably), and maybe some of the other Pagan groups in the Baltics and into Russia are going to be as well. I'll end up getting it.


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But as of now you can't play as Vikings. Which civilzations can you play as? No earlier than 1066? That was just the year the Vikings officially lost control of the British Islands. Seems like Vikings are the enemy in this game. I don't think this game is geared towards a scandinavian market lol.
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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby AndyDufresne on Mon Feb 11, 2013 12:59 pm

Gillipig wrote:
AndyDufresne wrote:The game's dates are from 1066 to something in the 1400s. The game's time can be sped up and slowed down, a la the Sims or Sim City type games if you've played those.

I understand that Vikings are going to be playable in a forthcoming DLC (somewhere between 4-9 dollars probably), and maybe some of the other Pagan groups in the Baltics and into Russia are going to be as well. I'll end up getting it.


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But as of now you can't play as Vikings. Which civilzations can you play as? No earlier than 1066? That was just the year the Vikings officially lost control of the British Islands. Seems like Vikings are the enemy in this game. I don't think this game is geared towards a scandinavian market lol.


Pretty much everyone is the enemy in this game.

You have different levels of play you can choose to start from (more difficult to work your way up if you start lower, but if you start really big as well, you have a lot of manage from the get go). There are some "Empires," like the Holy Roman Empire, Byzantine Empire, and some Islamic empires with the DLC, then there are "Kingdoms" like my Scotland, or Poland, or France, Hungary, Norway, or Sweden, the Danes, or Leon in the Iberia Peninsula, or a Russian ethnic group off in the east, etc, and then there is a level below that where you could start out with a "Duchy" or collection of Counties, like Bohemia in the Holy Roman Empire, and then there is a level where you could start out with a single County, like say Tuscanny for instance.

The Viking DLC I think will have an earlier start date in the 800's. It is called Old Gods or something if you want to google and read about it.


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Re: What video/computer game are you currently playing?

Postby Gillipig on Mon Feb 11, 2013 1:49 pm

AndyDufresne wrote:
Gillipig wrote:
AndyDufresne wrote:The game's dates are from 1066 to something in the 1400s. The game's time can be sped up and slowed down, a la the Sims or Sim City type games if you've played those.

I understand that Vikings are going to be playable in a forthcoming DLC (somewhere between 4-9 dollars probably), and maybe some of the other Pagan groups in the Baltics and into Russia are going to be as well. I'll end up getting it.


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But as of now you can't play as Vikings. Which civilzations can you play as? No earlier than 1066? That was just the year the Vikings officially lost control of the British Islands. Seems like Vikings are the enemy in this game. I don't think this game is geared towards a scandinavian market lol.


Pretty much everyone is the enemy in this game.

You have different levels of play you can choose to start from (more difficult to work your way up if you start lower, but if you start really big as well, you have a lot of manage from the get go). There are some "Empires," like the Holy Roman Empire, Byzantine Empire, and some Islamic empires with the DLC, then there are "Kingdoms" like my Scotland, or Poland, or France, Hungary, Norway, or Sweden, the Danes, or Leon in the Iberia Peninsula, or a Russian ethnic group off in the east, etc, and then there is a level below that where you could start out with a "Duchy" or collection of Counties, like Bohemia in the Holy Roman Empire, and then there is a level where you could start out with a single County, like say Tuscanny for instance.

The Viking DLC I think will have an earlier start date in the 800's. It is called Old Gods or something if you want to google and read about it.


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Wait, there's a country called Sweden in 1066?? That was news for me, what historians did they consult when they made this game? lol (not expecting you to answer for that Andy ;))
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