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My all time favorite games are Ace Combat 4, 5, and Zero. I like roller coaster tycoon and grand theft auto, I've played through assassins creed 3, that's pretty fun. Forza 3 is fun. An old game my mom got me into called Chocolatier it's pretty fun, and it gives me all sorts of ideas..... But I really don't play video games much anymore, I listen to music and play my guitar and.... drink beer and work and watch stuff about space and bushcraft on youtube. And a girl from Germany named Trixie, she's interesting to listen to. And somehow this post turned into my fucking life's story. >:3

Oh Civ4 is alot of fun too, I'm not the greatest at it but, I know more about the game than when I first got it when I was like... 10 or something. Ehhhh minecraft..... I don't play it anymore, my computer fucking sucks anyways. And the only fun thing to do on minecraft is play with mods, such as tekkit so yeah, I have better things to do than wait 5 minutes for the next fucking frame.

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So I found my PS1 and all my old games in a box which firstly never got unpacked from the last move and secondly wasn't unpacked earlier this year after the second move. Going old school with some Crash Bandicoot and either I've gotten really bad from not playing video games anywhere near as often these days or Crash 1 is fucking hard.

 

Seriously can I just say FUCK THE HIGH ROAD!

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I remember the first Crash game being fairly difficult, so it's probably that coupled with not playing it for a while. I busted out some PS1 games recently too, and then was reminded why I never have time to do so anymore.

 

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I've never owned a Playstation, the last console I had was a N64. These were good times... but I'm mainly a PC gamer. There have been some games that made me think about getting a console (The Last of Us for example), but I guess I'll just keep sticking to PC.

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Most of my PC gaming was done with Diablo and Diablo II. We always had shitty computers when I was growing up, so consoles worked better for me, especially since I could game in my own room instead of the family computer room. My computer would become my best friend not long after that though for being my gateway into metal, I didn't give a shit about computer gaming when I was burning hours and hours every day just researching bands.

 

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My father bought a computer when I was around 5 and there I was introduced to gaming. Most of the games I played together with my sister and we had so much fun with that. One of the first games we played together was Eye of the Beholder II. It's a RPG where you start with your group in a forest and have to find your way to an evil monastery, but my sister and me had absolutely no clue what to do and how to do things at all. We didn't even know how to fight properly and you would always have some wolves running towards you that attacked you. So instead of killing the wolves with our weapons we took every single item from our heroes (including the weapons and armor) and just threw them at the wolves. Eventually it killed them, lol.

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I remember having similar confusion with RPGs early on. I loved Mario RPG on SNES, the first one I had ever played, but that one is linear and easy to understand. I remember getting so frustrated when I started playing the tactical RPG Final Fantasy Tactics on PS1, because the second battle is when you take control, and I couldn't ever come close to defeating all of the enemies before my character died. At one point I accidentally hit one of the L & R buttons in the setup for the battle and saw another character, and had no idea that I could place multiple characters onto the battlefield before then. I had similar issues with other games when I was young, but that's the one that always stands out to me as such a stupid little thing that I should have figured out sooner.

 

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12 hours ago, BlutAusNerd said:

I remember the first Crash game being fairly difficult, so it's probably that coupled with not playing it for a while. I busted out some PS1 games recently too, and then was reminded why I never have time to do so anymore.

 

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Yeah I remember it being hard but still fun. I got the hang of it again pretty quickly but it's stopped being fun now. Still haven't beaten The High Road after I think 10 game overs.

 

I never was any good at those tactical RPGs. FFT, StarCraft etc were too much for me. Actual RPGs though I didn't mind. Skyrim is still among my favourite games ever. Also Shadow Of The Colossus on PS2 super under-rated game. I guess I had a varied gaming taste everything from RPGs to FPS, fighters, racing games, and survival horror.

 

Speaking of which rummaging through that box I just found my copy of Silent Hill 2...

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4 hours ago, RelentlessOblivion said:

Also Shadow Of The Colossus on PS2 super under-rated game.

It is, and the soundtrack is amazing. The last console I bought was a PS3 and I picked up the HD remaster of Shadow of the Colossus on PSN. I wanted to play that game for a long time, but never had a chance to. So I played through it, got to the final Colossus and after several tries, started to get the idea of how to beat it. Then the game froze up and my PS3 turned itself off only to never come back on. The board overheated around the power source and melted. I was more than a little bummed out lol. I still haven't gotten to finish the game; might try it again someday.

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I saw recently there will be a full HD remaster for PS4. Might be an opportunity to finally beat the game. That and the Crash remaster make me wish I had a PS4. If they redo Crash Team Racing that'd seal the deal.

 

Silent Hill 2 I forgot how good this game was. Creepy atmosphere, well executed scares, I hope this gets the flash HD remaster treatment soon too.

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Overwatch is my shit, been playing it for about a year now. About level 400 at the moment, and it's still great. I found a decent clutch of people to play with on PC and we've had a lot of fun.

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Overwatch isn't pay to win, although people do shell out for lootboxes for cosmetic items because they've got no patience and are idiots. It's really fun but can get extremely frustrating if you and your team don't coordinate well. My first time ever playing online, as a matter of fact, so my gaming skills have improved dramatically since I started.

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I remember those days. My online gaming debut was Halo 3, shit that's about a decade ago now, and I was pretty good at first, really good in fact, but over time those skills dropped away.

 

Bet I would still wreck most in Tekken though, or the Microsoft equivalent Dead Or Alive.

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13 hours ago, RelentlessOblivion said:

I remember those days. My online gaming debut was Halo 3, shit that's about a decade ago now, and I was pretty good at first, really good in fact, but over time those skills dropped away.

 

Bet I would still wreck most in Tekken though, or the Microsoft equivalent Dead Or Alive.

Interesting. You ever play Melty Blood or Guilty Gear Xrd? I love the art style for the latter game but apparently it's one of the most complex fighters on the market.

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8 hours ago, RelentlessOblivion said:

No, I hadn't heard of them, also please no Street Fighter I admit to sucking horribly at that game.

That's weird, I've heard that the later games in the series are some of the easier fighters to pick up. My friend certainly shills pretty heavily for them.

I've only ever played Super Smash Brothers Project M as far as fighters go. It's a great modification of Brawl that more or less fixes all of its mistakes. Got reasonably good at it but my friends are better, perhaps because they drill movement and combos and I couldn't be bothered.

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10 hours ago, dilatedmind said:

Good game, although played more h1z1. Rust was a gateway game though for me!

My brother's trying to get me to play Fortnite since everyone and their dog seems to have hopped on PUBG at the moment.

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I have a real bad habit of not getting in to the new "hottest" thing in the market.. I guess at the moment it´s pubg. I did have a good stint in Battlefield 1 since it´s one of my most favourite franchises, but apart from that i´m a "lousy" gamer. My friends do have a laugh at me.. "Why the hell you spend loads on a computer then use it to play some shitty pixel games?" The game they meant was not shitty at all though, it was Space rangers 2.. Amazingly done open world mechanics. Lately it´s been FTL:Faster than light. It literally took me several years to try it out, it was just waiting there in my steam library. Turned out to be one of my all time favourites! I seem to be drawn away from triple a gaming for years now, they just bore me really. Stuff like Prison architect, Xenonauts, Rimworld etc. just have some appeal since they are game mechanic driven and everything else comes after.

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On 11/7/2017 at 7:00 AM, ChainsawAkimbo said:

I have a real bad habit of not getting in to the new "hottest" thing in the market.. I guess at the moment it´s pubg. I did have a good stint in Battlefield 1 since it´s one of my most favourite franchises, but apart from that i´m a "lousy" gamer. My friends do have a laugh at me.. "Why the hell you spend loads on a computer then use it to play some shitty pixel games?" The game they meant was not shitty at all though, it was Space rangers 2.. Amazingly done open world mechanics. Lately it´s been FTL:Faster than light. It literally took me several years to try it out, it was just waiting there in my steam library. Turned out to be one of my all time favourites! I seem to be drawn away from triple a gaming for years now, they just bore me really. Stuff like Prison architect, Xenonauts, Rimworld etc. just have some appeal since they are game mechanic driven and everything else comes after.

Oh man, I'm so late to anything that comes out, I still play things that are, like, ten or fifteen years old. This or last year I played "Morrowind" for the first time, as well as "Torchlight". Also, I went back on my PS2 and played some "Medievil", "Toy Story Racer", "GTA: Vice City" etc. :D

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