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 No.16383[Reply]

Rec me a linux, or android game that 3 people can play on a tv with a wireless keyboard + mouse.

A game where we can learn something political about a historical campaign maybe?

Boardgames too - there isn't much money though and just 3 people.

Looks like I'm a gamer again.

 No.16385

Civ 5

 No.16387

Play Settlers Widelands

 No.16393

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>>16387

Think this could be it, looks like a nice rec.



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 No.16326[Reply]

Play Settlers.
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 No.16343

you vill play ze settlers

 No.16354

>>16338
>>16339
>>16340
crakkker settler-colonial imperialist scum..

 No.16366

actually loved this game

 No.16386

It sucks that there is no gold on the peaceful map.

 No.16390

J. Sakai does not approve



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 No.16362[Reply]

Dark Souls 2 is the Dark Souls of Dark Souls
Which is why it's the best Dark Souls
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 No.16374

>>16373
Does DSfix work for the DS1 rework? I repirated it again, but my new monitor is unable to have neither 30 nor 60 Hz refresh and the game is thus bricked. Should I just get the older version of the game instead?

 No.16375

>>16374
yeah id just get an older version of the game, its arguably better anyway

 No.16382

>>16371
Why not both, and play them in order?

 No.16384

>>16374
DSfix is for the original.

 No.16388

>>16382
Because people talk about how radically different both are from each other, and so i wanted to see which one of them i vibed with more. But i guess i could do that.



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 No.16323[Reply]

Can any of my bunkersisters name some cool mods for Half Life?

 No.16324

>>16323
Echoes is a pretty cool SP mod, even if a bit short.

 No.16353

Bumping with some Sven Co-op insanity.



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 No.2314[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

I think this game is on to something lads
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 No.14092

>>14088
Maybe you should try playing the game before publicly humiliating yourself

 No.14209

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One thing I don't see talked about concerning this game is how it acts as a pseudo-political compass test yes i know those are bullshit. At some point in the game, one of your skills tells you that you need to "pick a lane" and decide what your politics are. I believe the dialogue options up to your decision are unique based on what choices you've made so far.

My first playthrough of this game was when I first started delving into communist theory but I still had a lot of liberal brainworms. The game told me I was always picking "option D" and that I'd fit right in with the moral-intern. I did a 2nd playthrough of the game when they released the voice acting update and I was constantly facepalming at missing all the obvious commie choices I though were confusing when I first played this game. I'd recommend anyone to do another playthrough of the game after a few years, just to see how you've changed with time. You might be as surprised as I was.

 No.15198

>>8466
>"Working Class Update
kek

 No.16284

If you can, get this shit on sale right now. I'm having a great laugh with it.

 No.16319

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>>9044
The giant gigaracist was a brutal parody of /his/ haploautists, embodying their beliefs in the thing they hate the most, a big black dude with a harem of white women. It was hilarious, I'm willing to bet the writers lurk 4chan a lot.
>>8792
>letting go
Fuck that shit uygha, my Harry's going to drag those 37 gold bars of communism from the embers of the revolution and chuck each and every one through the windows of capital while high on speed, because he's a superstar.

Speaking of which, the innocences are basically the highest expression of Harry's concept of a superstar. They're even compatible with communism. The way Encyclopedia described them (when examining the big Dolores Dei glass), they're basically agents of change who drag humanity kicking and screaming into a new age of progress whether the established institutions like it or not, not because of their own vision, but because those developments were inevitable. They accelerate the dialectic and create weeks in which decades happen. And they have a "party" which names worthy successors to previous ideologues like Shia imams.

I think if the world revolution succeeds in the future, commies could rewrite the system of innocences and make Mazov the first in a new line, then search for worthy successors to carry his name on. New heads of communism to add to banners and propaganda posters. And put a communist party in charge of it. Then like Dolores Dei, they could blaze a new path for humanity and BTFO the Moralintern.
Just imagine it, Revachol covered with posters and giant TV screens plastered with Chairman Harry doing The Expression.



 No.15983[Reply]

CS:GO bros, it's over
https://www.hltv.org/news/33363/esl-pro-league-bans-organizations-with-ties-to-russian-government-from-upcoming-season
>ESL has stated that it has currently identified two entities who will be banned from being represented: Virtus.pro and Gambit. The former side falls under the ownership of Sogaz Insurance Group, who are among the companies targeted by various anti-Russia sanctions, while the latter is owned by Russia's mobile telecoms network MTS.

>The tournament organizer has stressed that it recognizes that the players representing said organizations are not complicit in the conflict and that they will be "welcome to compete under a neutral name, without representing their country, organization, or their teams' sponsors on their clothing or otherwise."


>Virtus.pro, Gambit, and the players have yet to comment on the move from ESL. VP's matches in Group B are set to kick off on March 16, while Gambit are part of Group C, starting on March 23.


>In a statement, the VP organization claimed their players received an offer to denounce the organization's tag and made a strong stance as they refused to comply with the demands, stating that they "do not support any war there is or ever was."


https://www.hltv.org/news/33359/blast-pledges-not-to-invite-russia-based-teams-in-foreseeable-future
>BLAST Premier will not invite any Russia-based teams to play in its events "for the foreseeable future" amid the ongoing Russian-Ukrainian conflict, the tournament organizer has announced.

>Among the most notable teams affected whose organizations are based in Russia are Gambit, Virtus.pro, forZe, and Spirit. These teams would have had to qualify or be directly invited to play in the BLAST circuit, as they are not partnered with the tournament organizer.


>The company has also announced that the CIS qualifier for the BLAST Spring Showdown, WePlay CIS Masters S
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 No.16261

This shit is so stupid. Just let the Russians play.

 No.16263

How will Putin recover

 No.16268

>>16263
It's literally over

 No.16282

why the fuck are all westoid companies so soy holy shit
they don't need to virtue signal at every opportunity, nobody cares about cs:go

 No.16301

lmao, it's sport, it should be above politics, not every citizen endorses every action of their leaders.



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 No.14939[Reply]

BOTW 2 speculations/H Y P E thread. When's it coming out? What's it gonna be about? Are the new mechanics gonna be great? Or is it gonna be SHIT?

GET HYPE FAGS(Is coffee good for you?)
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 No.16264

>>16257
I bet they're packing more amiibo shit into it.

 No.16265

>>16264
Probably, but it's not like you really needed to use the Amibos.

 No.16272

>>16265
There's some stuff you can't get without using them. It's really gay.

 No.16274

>>16265
Nah the first game was a trial run with amiibos. They are gonna do some obnoxious shit like put bossfights or ingredients to upgrade your gear behind amiibos. Bet.

>>16258
Open World hadn't been codified at that point but arguably it was a precursor. I would almost define "open world" by the sheer amount of space you have to pass through where there's no meaningful content (which is to say it's a bad genre) rather than the ability to just walk anywhere, because the former seems much more characteristic of Open World games than the latter.

>>16257
Watch it get delayed until the next console.

 No.16293

>>16274
>They are gonna do some obnoxious shit like put bossfights or ingredients to upgrade your gear behind amiibos.

Shut the fuck up, they might hear you.



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 No.16266[Reply]

>Return to one of my old favorite PS3 games, Motorstorm Pacific Rift
>Still lots of fun after all these years
>Decide to hunt for as many trophies as possible (can't get platinum due to server shutdown)
>Two big trophies left: beat all the developer ghosts in time attack, and win 250 races
>Progress towards the time attack trophy
>128 total times to beat (16 tracks x 8 vehicle types)
>Most aren't that bad, but some are brutal. Get to 120/128, one track left
>Start the game for one more run
>Load screen
>Still loading
>Restart
>Won't load
>Look online, common problem apparently
>Save file is corrupted, only fix is to completely wipe all your progress
>Lose time attack trophy, lose gold win 250 races trophy at around 220, and lose every single unlocked car and track
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 No.16267

>>16266
Sorry man, that shit sucks, developers should be ashamed for allowing stuff like that.



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 No.7313[Reply]

This seems like a good topic for a /leftypol/ gaming thread since it is both autistic gaming discussion and actually has potential for a leftist development of strategy.

Maybe this would ideally be better suited for /hobby/ but as long as /games/ is more active seems sensible to just post anything related to games in any form here, like the chess thread or other tabletop.

I've recently been interested in the kind of "wargames" (broadly meaning military/political/strategic/policy simulation) that militaries, intelligence agencies, and consultant groups use to strategize and troubleshoot their plans. Personally this is interesting as far as I enjoy playing and designing strategy games. More generally, this seems like a good investment of time for leftists who are nerds who enjoy this shit anyway because it is a way to attempt to apply "gaming" to actual strategic considerations.

The best publicly available version of this I've seen that is also utilized by the aforementioned groups is Matrix Games, which is a very rules-lite and scaleable model that tries to remove constraining gameplay meta in favor of players debating what is within reason and what is not. Whether this makes for the most "fun" gameplay possible is besides the point, because the idea is to use the tabletop wargame format to explore the widest range of strategic possibilities, and establishing in-game advantages and victories based on serious discussion of what would be concievable under the given circumstances seems to be a good way to encourage thinking outside the box and considering various angles.

http://www.mapsymbs.com/wdmatrix.html#what

Some abbreviated info from the website:

<What are Matrix Games?

>Matrix games are different to normal Wargames and Role-Playing games. In a these games you compare lists of statistics and peer at complicated books of rules containing someone else's idea about what things are important, before rolling a dice. It takes a long time and can be very difficult to explain to a newcomer. Instead, in a Matrix Game you simply use words to describe why something should happen, the Umpire decides how likely it is, and you roll a dice. If you can say "This happens, for the following reasons…" you can play a Matrix Game.
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 No.16236

I feel like these games should be a lot more popular amongst the autists here. They make other strategy games feel shallow.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LUcZfs-_l0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w62JAxH4d8E

 No.16246

>>16236
I don't see how a turn based game can be considered 'realistic'

 No.16247

>>16236
>>16246
Maybe that's being a little harsh, but, those games always just looked so unfun to me. At least with HOI you can do politics and stuff to break up the wars, these games look like they take ages and aren't that rewarding.

 No.16248

>>7731
I will join if I can make a new fbi.gov without my phone. You guys can just pirate any campaign for free. Let me know what you decide on and I will try and find it.

 No.16260

>>16246
It's asynchronous wego so it's more realistic than regular turn based games.

>>16247
That's fair. I just prefer the detail of simulation focused games. To me the reward is overcoming the difficulty and also alt-history aspects.



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 No.15350[Reply]

OSRS is boomers minmaxing the same game for 20 years
FFXIV is okay but dull
WoW is dead
WoW Classic is dead
GW2 is not for me
ESO is a singleplayer game
I probably can't run PSO2NG
Anything else?
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 No.15738

>>15350
Black Desert

 No.16160

As someone who plays FFXIV unless you run the higher difficulty raids it's basically just turn off your brain and grind whenever you're not doing the story. Hell a good number of people just straight up unsub from the game whenever they finish the story content.

 No.16161

planetside 2 but not really but I’m addicted to it so idk

 No.16237

I've been playing Lineage W. It's just the same old Lineage 1, but the auto-translate feature has been fun and I got to talk to a North Korean guy.

 No.16256

PSO2NG is more of a dressup simulator than an MMORPG, there's almost no story (and what little story exists is boring) and most players spend their time and effort collecting cosmetics for their big booba characters. the combat is flashy but not that challenging or interesting

there's a private server for WoW called project ascension, they have servers where you can pick any talent and ability from any class and there are enchants that add synergies to different ability combinations, it's pretty cool and surprisingly active

>>15354
new world is a huge shame, i did alpha testing for that game and you could see the bones of something great but they never quite got it down. they took a lot of feedback but i think they were trying to do too much too quickly, and chasing a fundamentally flawed design with factions and company control of cities

SWTOR is ok but it's even more single player than ESO and almost seems held back by being an MMO. imperial agent or sith warrior storylines could easily be their own standalone games, and much better for it



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