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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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I am a socialist in almost every aspect in my life. I help organize, I promote worker rights, I don't ignore feminist and racial struggles. Yet when it comes to console exclusivity I transform into the complete opposite of everything I believe in. As an owner of a console, I enjoy exclusives and I hate it whenever an exclusive gets ported to PC. I know every game being on every piece of hardware especially PC is the right, moral, and "proletarian" choice, but I can't help but rage and denounce at the sight of any exclusive, even the ones from a different console, gets ported.

Maybe it's some residue PTSD from being in a tight-knit Demon's Souls community when I was younger, and seeing the community flooded by morons and petit-bougie assholes when the Souls series was ported to PC.

What do you guys think of console exclusivity?
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>seeing the community flooded by morons and petit-bougie assholes
Sorry fag, all games should be free and available to everyone
But your little fag circles will always exist nonetheless, you can just sorry yourselves and pretend other people outside of that community don't exist


>just sorry
*just separate


>I hate it whenever an exclusive gets ported to PC
I suspect OP is taking the piss and yet I have to admit such people exist. Consoles really shouldn't exist and I say that as somebody who has played far more on console than on PC. On a PC, you can use the processing power for games and other things. The console is just a more restricted PC. In the future, all software and media will be freely available.


>What do you guys think of console exclusivity?

To hell with it. I do not give two flying fucks about 'community' or something like it if i can get to more easily play games with my friends.


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Back to /pol/

Or the BBS boards of yesteryear

The >Universal< Computer

OP, either you are the cringe you despise, the newfag/moron/petite bougie/pick your denigration that doesn't understand how social/public goods like communities work, or this is a bait thread.

All consoles and all culture are united in the future through emulation. You may as well cringe that Agamemnon's accent is all wrong in modern Greek plays. Or that no one mentions the French Parliament under Louis XVI with respect anymore.

As for muh culture, your unwillingness to take the time to enlighten the 'morons' is the reward of sloth and apathy. Leisure now, persistent morons later. There was a time when you were the moron in Dark Souls, I promise you.
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Modern games are boring as shit because the player has no reason to play the game. This sounds retarded but it's true, modern games are designed with an end goal, too many games are either multiplayer minigames or open world games where the world is filled with nothing and you have no sense as to what your supposed to do in those games, what ends up happening is the player either feels as if they're aimlessly moving a character in the game accomplishing quite frankly nothing or have already finished the game like in games like Alex legends or modern warfare and thus have 0 reason to open or play the game again as it's unlikely they'll find anything new or interesting to play. This lack of a purpose is one of the reasons as to why games since the late 2000s started seeing a noticeably declining quality in actual game design despite the fact that graphical technology has improved(of course if your willing to pay thousands just to run new releases at consistent frame rates than it's an improvement) and player dissatisfaction has risen to a point where ancientfags in gaming either have given up on new releases due to fears of wasting their money on a game that's gonna be shit and bug infested day 1. I blame world of warcraft for this trend as they made the belief that you can get players consistently spending on a game without a real purpose, and with it a bunch of new MMOs hoping to copy world of warcrafts success started launching all while making mistakes the developers of WOW had already came over during the 90s and early 2000s, suddenly the open world format would become an increasing normality with franchises like far cry and soon the world of modern gaming began to decay over a reason that could be fixed pretty easily. Oh well
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Yeah and they sell and play amazingly well because linear progression based games are fucking fun. God of war 4, hotline miami, undertale, diablo, tlou, super mario 64, pokemon red and blue etc etc it's a simple formula but one that works well


>linear progression based games are fucking fun.
And, dare I say, somewhat simple. You know exactly what you need to do next, no chance of getting lost. You won't be running around for five minutes just looking for a quest.


I blame crap like Minecraft (quite literally an unfinished game) for our modern standards more than MMORPG skinner boxes.


The problem with modern games is capitalism. It's why we get rehashed shit, microtransactions up the ass, and huge marketing campaigns for shitty rushed games.
GAMERS need socialism because it's the only way games can go back to being FUN. Games were GOOD when they were made by passionate nerds instead of committees seeking the most profit.


>The Soviets only got into gaming in a few years
>created king shit like Tetris
Imagine if the Soviet still exist today. We would have state funded Slav jank. All I want to see is people having enough resources to carry out their passion projects. Like Phil Tippett and his 30 years movie.

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Anyone that plays twilight struggle here?
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Sure why not ? A bit busy atm tho


is it fun?


On of the best board game i've played actually.


Is this like precipice?


Kinda, but more complicated and with events and things (and no furries sadly)

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Quick! Post a 9+/10 game that has some actual educational value.


Alpha Centauri.

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So I'm not an experienced game developer or anything, but I figured we should have a general dedicated to this sort of thing, especially since I'm interested to hear peoples' ideas on lefty-orientated videogames that would be cool for me to make.
I've been using Blender since I was 11 or 12 years old (I'm 20 now) so I'm pretty much at a level now where I can model any game asset I want. I'm also in school for Computer Engineering, and have been a hobby programmer since I was around 14 working with Python, C, and GLSL shaders, so I can script pretty much anything as well. I would say my main weaknesses when approaching a task like this are Sculpting, Spriting, and Painting, so to any drawfags/artfags with skills: I invite you to contribute on whatever projects we end up embarking on.



Blender: https://www.blender.org/
Kritas: https://krita.org/en/
>Game Development
Godot: https://godotengine.org/
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i'm sorry i cant show any art it's the artist game idea so i'm just helping him with code and general design (also i suck at fighting game)
It's a 2d fighting similar to darkstalkers with full pixelart with some modern effect (like parallax background maps lighting etc).
i will keep you update when we decide to show it up.

Btw those are "game" that i have posted here


Speaking of which, if I want to share a game here, how should I do it? I don't wanna accidentally spread viruses or use my personal accounts for storage.


you can host it in itch.io


But I don't want to make an account for that. I wonder if I should get a GitHub account.


Why not?
Github is owned by microsoft. Use Gitlab or any other alternatives. Source control is always a good idea.

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What a shit game
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Actually I might have my personalities mixed up. It's either he or Peter Molyneux who are well known for making tall claims with their games and then never following through with their ideas.


You were indeed thinking of Peter Molyneux, known for Populous, Black & White, Fable, etc and claiming "you can do anything." Will Wright designed SimCity and some associated games.


iirc EA forced him to dumb it down


the only fun part was the cell stage


Is there any documentary or article on this?

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This is a thread for discussing /leftypol/'s team in the /pol/eague.

Strawmanning Q&A
>why the fuck would we enter a 4chan event full of retards?
/leftypol/ has been a participant since /pol/eague 4, despite bunkerchan nor leftypol.org ever being involved. The team is already signed up and validated. The only difference is that /leftypol/ have now been given authority over the roster, so we might as well have some fun.
Last time /leftypol/ came 2nd, and the capability of creating salt even with a lame team is demonstrably there. Virtual divegrass is not serious business. It's an opportunity to laugh, unite and shitpost together while watching a random number generator play out.

>where is more infomation?

Cup: https://implyingrigged.info/wiki//pol/eague_6
Team: https://implyingrigged.info/wiki//leftypol/
Recordings: https://implying.fun/poleague5/

>when will it start?

Current consensus is after 4chan's 'World Cup' in mid-August.

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I'm ok with that, although I would prefer replacing Rodina instead (already played two cups, not really /leftypol/ so much as a close ally) since NAZBOL GANG is a /leftypol/ original.


replacing rodina works for me. let's wait a day or two and see what people think


I went and replaced Rodina with Tito. more suggestions?


oops, didn't mean to lenin cap


>>11401 (me)
we need pictures for the remaining players
I'm also thinking we could replace Tiananmen Square 1989 with something else, maybe anglo box?

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Whats games are the /leftypol/ people currently in the middle of playing?
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because it's funny when you bitch about it.


It's not sjw, it's egalitarian.


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Wreckfest on piss four
also recommend me some good car crash games or anything with good destruction or gore mechanics (i already know Red Faction, Burnout, Flatout, Leaden Sky, BeamNG and Teardown)


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i don't enjoy playing vidya anymore like i used to. it feels like you wait for that one decent game every half a decade and then its back to filtering through piles of actual shit worth your time.
single player games feel like vapid clones of each other and just non engaging in general.
multiplayer game communities don't even have that soul in them anymore.

what went wrong? is it the industry taking a dump or is it just me?
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Is it hard to pirate commercial mobile games?


>What went wrong?
Gaming content is down on the triple A side because of the bloated budgets of games, current conditions of society place a shadow that can't be as easily ignored, and the increased speed of culture stopping games from breathing.

Honestly there's good games out, alot of great indie games out and double a games, with triple A your standards need to be generally lower since alot of games can feel like proof of concepts at times.


No,it's incredibly easy,you just need to find the apk and install it on your phone.
Some need your phone to be rooted too,and there are modded version of mobile games too and there is a patcher to remove in game apps etc.


Have you guys seriously not enjoyed a single game that was released the past five years?


Maybe I'll pirate STALKER 2 if I can run it.

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