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It has recently come to our attention that the users of /games/ are seeking a reliable method of communication for online play and general conversation about games. I am unsure if anyone is aware, but, there currently exists and unoffical matrix room specifically for this located at: https://matrix.to/#/!YWrRUKLasccyNpfbue:matrix.org?via=matrix.org

If anyone is interested in gaming discussion, or, online discourse please feel free to join. That is all. Thank you~

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>be game set in a medieval fantasy
>have mandatory preaching about equality and racism
>also have characters that are just simply much better due to lineage, race, royalty, etc.
Every. Fucking. Time.
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>They made the last game a FUCKING GACHA CARD game even.
So you haven't actually played it. This post reeks of someone who just parrots what others say on imageboards.


>playing JRPGs and expecting good writing


>constantly complains about nobles during the first game
>accepts the princess' bullshit just because it's a mission
>warns her he's gonna fuck off once the war is over
>fucks off when it's over exactly as told
Best MC of a FE game is the only one without royal blood.

I don't even know why they bothered putting a groomer war criminal as a faux MC in the sequel, all parts involving the Down's brigade were such a slog. It gets weirder when this group never once is told that Daein had started a war literally a few years earlier nor are they called out on this or for helping start a new one over nationalist sentiments.


>playing games and expecting good writing


I have seen videos of gameplay. I playd other games though (ones that have translation, except 5D) and i stand by my words, compared to Sengoku they just suck. I think even you agree with me because you didn't even try to say that they don't suck, you just nitpicked at my description of the last game.

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I'll start.
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Earthbound was a step back from Mother in removing the outside-battle sprint system and living in ancient times with its awful item system. Even Dragon Quest 3 figured out in 1988 how to alleviate frustrating item juggling problems with its party Bag solution.


>outside-battle sprint system
Tbf, that wasn’t added until the re-release.


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>Chrono Trigger
I wouldn't say it's ahead of its time in any respect, it's just polished beyond belief with a team of people who couldn't be touched. The battle system, the plot, the time traveling aspects, etc had been done in RPGs prior. In fact, there isn't much in CT that I would say future JRPGs took from.
I hate on Earthbound more than I should, not because I actually dislike the game (I think it's a really fun time), but compared to how good some of the RPGs on that console were and how clunky the game was at times, I just can't say it's even in the top five of its genre. Also Mother 3 exists and while it's not fair to compare the two, one is a 8/10 game and one makes Chrono Trigger look like IdeaFactory shlock.
FE7 isn't the best of the series, but it's such an easy game to sink 20+ hours into without realizing where the time gone. Speaking of which, pic related is what I'm going with. Fire Emblem isn't nearly as good as it is without what this game establishes. It's also one of the few games in the series that's meaningfully critical of the premise of the series (superpowered monarchs tear the countryside a new asshole, except this game points out that's not actually good)


How do you feel about The Binding Blade? I found it at a cheap price in a second hand store.


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Actual Best SNES RPG comin through.

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This thread is for everything related to indie games. Please throw some recommendations. Here is a list for our interested friends

God tier:
-cup head
-hyper light drifter
-shovel knight
-papers please

-Hotline miami
-the messenger
-Stardew valley

Not the best but could be worse
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Into the Breach is a nice little SRPG made by the developers of FTL.
If you like games similar to Advance Wars, you'd like this game too

I wouldn't classify Subnautica as an indie game, but for what it's worth, it won a "Fan Favorite Indie Game" award…

It's an sandbox survival game, kind of like Rust on an alien ocean planet with spooky fish.
Best played blind IMO


looks like gauntlet


You mean Ultima.


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For me, Blasphemous ascends if you "get" all of the Spanish-catholic and Andalusian cultural allegories which are everywhere from the architecture and clothes to the story (especially the dialogue in Spanish, the dub is amazing) and enemies. To give an example, the PC is based on a Nazarene, a person that does the procession of penitence during Holy Week. The team that made it is based in Sevilla and it really shows.


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I've been playing katana zero, and i gotta say it is pretty good. The gameplay on itself would have been good, but the story is something else. I love the sequence where you have to groundhog day yourself through an interrogation, to avoid a guy from killing you

yeah part of it is on me, i stopped playing because of work, and now i'm stuck 3/5 through the game, and unable to advance because this game is really dificult and i'm out of the zone

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Which SMT route is the most based?
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>Law: fascism
>Chaos: also fascism
>Neutral: liberalism
I love the games but not for their cringe attempts at philosophy.

>dialectic is when there are 2 things


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>being this trapped in the false dichotomy of the samsara


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Holy shit that's the image I made for /smtg/ years ago. Never expected to see it here.


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Ronaldo's ending in DeSu2
It's not even that exciting, everyone's just nice. The ending consists of everyone trying to make the best out of bad situation and giving everything they can to help each other out. But because DeSu2's writing is dogshit they pull the "can mankind prosper without competition".
It's like the law ending of the mainline games but instead of worshiping god everyone just gets the American forcibly ripped out of them.
SMT2's Chaos Ending and SMT1's Neutral ending are also based.
then never touch this awful game

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shadow of the necropolis edition
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I was there. We did not. You occasionally had Blue Burst players towards the tail end of official severs to now calling it one, after the influence of WoW has warped their understanding of genres, but they are usually quickly corrected and cease their stupidity.


The poster here >>8646 was directly implying it was an MMO.


No I wasn't, I was saying there's nothing stopping actual MMOs from adopting ideas from competent action RPGs like PSO.


The main problem is that MMOs are inherently social experiences to a greater extent than a typical multiplayer game. If you want to play a multiplayer action RPG, play a multiplayer action RPG. It doesn't fit with MMOs and usually only works by stripping out the "MMO" part.


So you're saying only shitty gameplay can produce good social experiences? Dubious.

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Since /v/ is now open, I guess it is time to relocate here from /hobby/.
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Why Suslov and not Sablin or Bukharina?


Sablin is a dumbass with a matyr complex in real life who was only looking out for himself, the TNO version will end up the same. There’s a reason why his own comrades ended up beating the shit out of him when he started his little rebellion. Bukharina is just a more liberal version of her father’s failure in economics. That’s not to say Suslov isn’t bad but the people you mentioned isn’t much better.
Only Kaganovich and Tukhachevsky are mildly better even with the libshit “evilz for the lol” added in.


Isn't Tukh's Russia pretty much just the DPRK's songun policy but on steroids?




I personally like Kaganovich as he breaks away from Bukharin's BS and puts Russia on the path of Marxism-Leninism-Stalinism

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post games where you are monke
hard mode: no donke kong
nightmare mode: you return to monke
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Tell me more about this game


>You start monke
>You grow up stand monke
>Game over
It's a decent 3 hour game imo


Fucking awful game, don't even try it. Utterly miserable, explains nothing, repetitive, boring, etc etc.


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I love F-Zero GX


Did they ever manage to fix the glaring control flaws in DKC Returns?

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What do you make of it? Do you always go with the presets or do you spend your Time in game to get the best Combinations possible.
I mean for games like RDR2, GTA, Ghost of Tsushima, etc.
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If it's well executed it can be fun. It's like a toy by itself to fuck around with, and the ones that give you good options let you do some funny shit like imitating other characters or real people.

The main issue I have with them is that 99% of the time they are purely cosmetic and none of the options affect gameplay at all. Body weight sliders could at least give you a tradeoff between strength and speed or something (or change to reflect your stats instead of being directly customizable). Someone who knows how to handle learning AI and simulation physics could probably make a neat fighting game where you make custom characters and it uses physics to simulate the fighting moves, and it's basically a competition to see who can design the best fighter.


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>First person game
>has character customization
Literally why? Oh look how cool The arms and shoes of my character look! -no one ever


sh-shut up, there was a couple mirrors in cyberpunk


It's pretty useless and designed to be extra time consuming and triggering peoples desire for perfectionism when the only options for customization are either behind a paywall or so ridicilously ugly that players are just spending time in the wardrobe. I really appreciate a limited wardrobe and a couple of decent presets that represent the fashion sense people had in a historical setting and not some deviant art crap that gets posted on Reddit like >>8009 has pointed out. Or as >>8642 said, switching between characters with their own destinct look and personality and not some wannabe random npc

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what happened to jim sterling?
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If you don't have actual rules of discussion, you get r/socialism bullshit with everyone getting randomly banned because a mod got a stick up his ass about catgirls.


The NKVD can do no wrong, you appear to need some reeducation. Reply with MODS = GODS to show your compliance.


Idpol rule, plus on-topic discussion rule.


>why is e-celeb shit deleted?!?!?!?
/v/ might be more up your alley. I'm wondering why the whole thread hasn't been nuked yet.


It wasn't e-celeb shit.

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