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Calculating Commissar




pontiac, michigan; usa

I think we played tww2 about a day ago but I might've skipped 2 full game sessions.. After the slow eventual repair of all the armies I lost due to being heavily outdated and both armies basically got wiped I made some really nice armies instead. I think my 2nd army had 4 stormvermin with halberds and the other 6 with hand weapons and shields, as well as 4 jezzails units, 4 plageclaw catapults and something else I may or may not remember. My 1st army was like 8 clanrats I think, 4, rattling guns, 4 jezzails and 4 plague monks for melee damage dealing (probably better in flanks).

I also have 2 really heavily built up under empire cities in wood elf lands because they look easy to get extra money though I might have to focus on food next time. I had 3 but putting an under empire under the wood elves great tree likely pissed them off.

Anyway I started planning on looting more settlements for big money. I could really use it to build up my own cities and works perfectly with skaven scavenging everything someone else has and corruption it.

Sadly with all this work I've done with small help I haven't particularly needed the help so far. That could change soon depending how much my enemies want to kill me.

My partner with all the help and his choices have gotten him up to 20+territories while I probably have about 8. At least our power scales are getting closer constantly.

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Edit: some xenonauts today. I think for 4 or 5 of my 12 soldiers went incapacitated but only one came out just fine so 3 to 4 died. I took control of yet another alien battleship. Honestly I have enough resources for the 2 super alien guns akin to bfg's. Only thing to research now I is operation endgame and that's likely it. If it's still possible I'll like to down some carriers so my heavily armed and armored dudes can just have a field day with them. It usually ends with zero or one casualty but usually no more than 3 or 4 if im really unlucky.

I suppose I could recover more fusion cores or whatever they're called and try out the stealth bomber jet in action which can kill any ufo squad in 2 hours, can't be hurt in the air but obliterates its target completely. Could be fun to try it out with one or 2. Cost is supposed to be insane.

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Finished Ending B of nier automata. So far my biggest complaint about this game is that takes way too long between story beats. The opening of route C was phenomenal but it didn't need to have as many gameplay segments as it had, especially when stuff popped up that was like "Oh this is an unwinnable fight" but still made me fight for like 3-4 minutes. When all was said and done, what could have been a 20 minute intro sequence took over an hour for pretty much no reason.

Story is good, still think Nier replicant was better, we will see if the remaining endings help to expand on it or not.
   
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Route C plays the fastest of the 3 and ties the story together nicely. Overall route A was probably the least satisfying in terms of pacing for me, despite being most fond of 2B.

I need to start Psychonauts 2, but I keep hoping it'll come to the Switch. Also balking on whether to pick up No More Heroes 3.
   
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Metroid Prime 3: Corruption.

Had it for years but never completed it. Upgraded the Gunship, knocked out the radio-jammer but got killed by this incredibly annoying boss with one of those bloody awkward weakpoints that require a hard slog to beat.

It was the closest game to a VR Metroid, though, and can't help but wish Nintendo would return to a Wii-like console, given the advancements in the last 15 years.

I feel crushed to be passing on Metroid Dread, as I never skipped any of the previous games but its the same developer as Samus Returns whom did a fair job, but the first half of the game was repetitive while the second half was a miserable "Megaman" slog. Shame as the original Metroid II: Return of Samus on the Gameboy was my favourite of the series.

Casual gaming, mostly solo-coop these days.

 
   
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pontiac, michigan; usa

Wow so I played total war warhammer 2 with a friend in co-op for so long I threw up a bunch again. Once again I'm ikit claw as skaven with maybe 15 territories and 3 significant under cities pumping cash into my skavens economy and he's settra as tomb kings with maybe 20 to 25 territories. I think it's about turn 97 now and we are fighting hard ai.

Our current army power scale is almost exactly the same even though he has 4 armies and I just got my 3rd fully made. I think mine have more elite units but his has less which is kind of odd. In tabletop terms I'm supposed to be the bigger horde army but maybe not because we are both big hordes.

Currently most factions in our immediate vicinity are just mere nuisances to us now but greenskins which have confederates like it was going out of style have over 60 territories now and mostly dwarfs both our forces. I don't really wish to fight him yet esp. since his only significant enemies are empire at the moment but we are running out of options with greenskins being the big elephant in the room that's basically too big and too close to us not to have to fight.

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Just completed the base game of Subnautica.

Such a pretty game. Most of it is nice and gentle McGuffin hunting of various forms, with the only thing to watch out for is O2 reserves.

But then a Reaper Leviathan lunges out of the darkness and flipping ends you. The game designers hit the spot with the sound design for that beast. Absolutely terrifying roar!

Please excuse any spelling errors. I use a tablet frequently and software keyboards are a pain!

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Did just "Second times the charm" in HOIV...

Well that was a messy run...

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Gave AM2R another try and...its pretty good. I was expecting some of the bosses to be absolute gits of the highest order, but they are quite well balanced. A good Metroid game will reward exploration, back tracking for missiles and energy tanks so that bosses aren't too heavy so long as you make the effort to exploit their weaknesses. Recent official games...not so much.

I've just defeated the tower's "Tester" boss and now having a bit of trouble with the Zeta metroids. I've gone back and collected two tanks and loads of extra missiles so it shouldn't be too hard. Not bad for the first day!

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Picked up Total War Troy and enjoying it alot - I do like the Mythic Greek world and there is plenty of cool fluff and imagery alongside the usual TW stuff.

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Wrath of the Righteous.

Was worried about this one, since the previous game (Kingmaker) came out buggy as a Bethesda game. So far (5 hours in) haven't had any real problems beyond a few misclicks in turn-based. [Though in fairness, others are running into various bugs with class abilities, etc not working right, and apparently turn-based mode isn't working at all on Macs)

I will say though, they doubled down on the system mastery/system knowledge (almost double the number of classes (14->25), actually doubling the number of archetypes for each class (3->6, in some cases 7) and adding mythic paths (10 or 11) on top. So if you aren't familiar with Pathfinder 1 or D&D 3rd (at the least), its a dense slog. Though the tooltips and character UI are improved, which helps.

Took an hour and yet more second guessing (I did a lot of planning) to create a character. Not even 100% sure I'll stick with what I ended up with

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Finally downloaded Mount and Blade 2: Electric Boogaloo...I mean Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord. Not enjoying it too much so far, not used to having a low-level character as I have had a high-level character in Warband for literally years now and would transfer his data when I began a new game.

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After his organisation is hired to hunt down an influential gang leader on the Hive world, Omnartus. Attelus Kaltos is embroiled deeper into the complex world of the Assassin. This is the job which will change him, for better or for worse. Forevermore. Chapter 1.

The Angaran Chronicles: Hamar Noir. After coming back from a dangerous mission which left his friend and partner, the werewolf: Emilia in a coma. Anargrin is sent on another mission: to hunt down a rogue vampire. A rogue vampire with no consistent modus operandi and who is exceedingly good at hiding its tracks. So much so even the veteran Anargrin is forced into desperate speculation. But worst of all: drive him into desperate measures. Measures which drives Anargrin to wonder; does the ends, justify the means?

 
   
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Pathfinder Wrath here also. Liking it so far though I think I have spent way too much time just figuring out the character I want to do. Seems like with this game having a plan before you get anywhere is needed for a decent character build....
   
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HOIV achievement hunting...
Did the one for nuking Paris and the Arsenal of democracy....

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currenbtly playing Pathfinder: wraith of the rightous, one of the best isometric RPGs I've played.

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 Flinty wrote:
Just completed the base game of Subnautica.

Such a pretty game. Most of it is nice and gentle McGuffin hunting of various forms, with the only thing to watch out for is O2 reserves.

But then a Reaper Leviathan lunges out of the darkness and flipping ends you. The game designers hit the spot with the sound design for that beast. Absolutely terrifying roar!


I'm really enjoying this game at the moment too. Like you say it's super relaxing and fun just swimming around. Until the moment you hear a massive ROOOARR, and then almost soil yourself

Can I ask how do you find some of the end zones? I have just got hold of the big submarine (Cyclops) and have made the booster on the launchpad - however a few of the materials I need for the next bit I don't recognise, so assume there must be some other area I haven't yet explored.

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I picked up ManEaters dlc Truth Quest.
PRetty much an extra level of the game with all the same in it.
But sadly, the final bounty is bugged and crashes when playing so i havfe to shelve it for a bit

 Pacific wrote:
 Flinty wrote:
Just completed the base game of Subnautica.

Such a pretty game. Most of it is nice and gentle McGuffin hunting of various forms, with the only thing to watch out for is O2 reserves.

But then a Reaper Leviathan lunges out of the darkness and flipping ends you. The game designers hit the spot with the sound design for that beast. Absolutely terrifying roar!


I'm really enjoying this game at the moment too. Like you say it's super relaxing and fun just swimming around. Until the moment you hear a massive ROOOARR, and then almost soil yourself

Can I ask how do you find some of the end zones? I have just got hold of the big submarine (Cyclops) and have made the booster on the launchpad - however a few of the materials I need for the next bit I don't recognise, so assume there must be some other area I haven't yet explored.
There are several near the end of the map. just kinda look for a river that kinda glows.
The sea moth can take you to the medium part of it but you need to prawn suit for deeper excursions.

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Not Online!!! wrote:
HOIV achievement hunting...
Did the one for nuking Paris and the Arsenal of democracy....


Congrats!

I haven't played in a while, and still have my Communist Turkey game waiting for me to resume.

In the meantime, I've recently played a couple of other games. A Chinese Xianxia game in early access on Steam called "Tale of Immortal" just recently got an English translation. I grabbed that at the same time that I picked up the Wudang DLC for Amazing Cultivation Simulator. I haven't started a new game of ACS yet, but I did take Tale of Immortal for a spin. I think I've gotten the hang of the starting game mechanics, so hopefully I'll be able to make some progress with it. Also, with the new DLC for Surviving Mars due out next week, I started up a new game of that to refamiliarize myself with the early part of the game. Unfortunately, after I transported my first colonists to Mars, and had my first Martian baby delivered, the oxygen storage unit got hit by lightning during a dust storm. This temporarily knocked it out, and the oxygen generators don't work during wind storms. So I think my colonists are about to asphyxiate before the oxygen tank comes back online.
   
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pontiac, michigan; usa

More TWW2 with me as ikit claw (skaven) and my co-op ally settra (tomb kings) on hard campaign/normal battles.

We managed to defeat all our previous enemies and are now focusing on the greenskins. I have 3 slave armies raiding greenskin lands right now for food supplies (might make a 4th) and i've taken down probably 4 of the greenskin armies whereas 2 of them are threatening me in the south. My ally meanwhile took down one greenskin army and had a really tough time vs Azhag.

We each lost a territory to greenskins but we have taken quite a few more. Hopefully i haven't put myself into a bad position with empire, chaos and vampire counts in the north. Anyway we seem to be doing really well for now.

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I also started a hard vampire counts campaign with mannfred vampire counts. Doing well so far but after I beat the hel fenn fight the game crashed and went to Windows. I had about 5 territories so far. Honestly it feels like it's going pretty fast so far and I haven't played vampire counts in probably at least over a year.

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 Pacific wrote:
 Flinty wrote:
Just completed the base game of Subnautica.

Such a pretty game. Most of it is nice and gentle McGuffin hunting of various forms, with the only thing to watch out for is O2 reserves.

But then a Reaper Leviathan lunges out of the darkness and flipping ends you. The game designers hit the spot with the sound design for that beast. Absolutely terrifying roar!


I'm really enjoying this game at the moment too. Like you say it's super relaxing and fun just swimming around. Until the moment you hear a massive ROOOARR, and then almost soil yourself

Can I ask how do you find some of the end zones? I have just got hold of the big submarine (Cyclops) and have made the booster on the launchpad - however a few of the materials I need for the next bit I don't recognise, so assume there must be some other area I haven't yet explored.


I cheated a little bit There are some handy online maps if you go looking.

If you’re just after a hint, then If you have found the blood vines zone, then just keep heading down.

Please excuse any spelling errors. I use a tablet frequently and software keyboards are a pain!

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Eumerin wrote:
Not Online!!! wrote:
HOIV achievement hunting...
Did the one for nuking Paris and the Arsenal of democracy....


Congrats!

I haven't played in a while, and still have my Communist Turkey game waiting for me to resume.

In the meantime, I've recently played a couple of other games. A Chinese Xianxia game in early access on Steam called "Tale of Immortal" just recently got an English translation. I grabbed that at the same time that I picked up the Wudang DLC for Amazing Cultivation Simulator. I haven't started a new game of ACS yet, but I did take Tale of Immortal for a spin. I think I've gotten the hang of the starting game mechanics, so hopefully I'll be able to make some progress with it. Also, with the new DLC for Surviving Mars due out next week, I started up a new game of that to refamiliarize myself with the early part of the game. Unfortunately, after I transported my first colonists to Mars, and had my first Martian baby delivered, the oxygen storage unit got hit by lightning during a dust storm. This temporarily knocked it out, and the oxygen generators don't work during wind storms. So I think my colonists are about to asphyxiate before the oxygen tank comes back online.


I wanted to also get Goergia on my mind...but decided against it since the UK had so many Puppets after WW2 that it would've turned into an even worse slog.
Alas, next time i will achieve that i guess... Going for a fascist route for that one should be easy enough.

Still i gotta admit the USA isn't as easy as i thought it would be, the core problem is the fact that any reinfocement you have will need some time to reach a Frontline which severly blunts your industrial logistical capability short term.
nothing that can't be overcome though with a bit of longterm planning.

Ion i started war thunder again to suffer a bit.... after two or three rounds of seriously getting bullied by bad RNG i guess and bad luck / uptiers i decided to take a Toldi into an 8.0 lineup. Most fun i had, also lots of silverlions. Altough i think i made some people mad

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 Daedalus81 wrote:

In the 41st millennium there is only overpriced hamberders.

 
   
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Nuremberg

I was playing Dark Crusade for a bit, but then I booted up Fallout: New Vegas. For whatever reason I couldn't get into it back in the day, but I'm really enjoying it now and happily pootering around the Wasteland.

   
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 Da Boss wrote:
I was playing Dark Crusade for a bit, but then I booted up Fallout: New Vegas. For whatever reason I couldn't get into it back in the day, but I'm really enjoying it now and happily pootering around the Wasteland.

I do hope you have picked wild wasteland though

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Cozy cockpit of an Imperial Knight

Been dragged into playing Remnant: From the Ashes by my brother, which can be summed up as Dark Souls, with guns and without the heavy penalties for dying. All in all not a bad game, just holy gak, the boss battles are horrible because of all the adds they keep throwing in on top of an already challenging boss.

Lake also saw its release a few days ago. One of those warm blanket kind of narrative games that just trundles along with no high stakes or the like, just a cosy short story.
   
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Started playing one of the older Guilty Gear games.

Surprisingly, it’s not too difficult to get into. Seeing some of the footage, it looked like one would need to be able to do some insane combos just to survive. Chaining attacks together is actually not too difficult, compared to Street Fighter or Mugen, and you don’t need to focus too much on juggling against AI opponents. Heck, my main seems to have more of a focus on keeping the opponent on the ground.

On the note of Mugen, a friend mentioned a Twitch channel called Saltybets, which sends two CPU Mugen characters at each other. Despite being a gambling channel, it’s been quite enjoyable seeing the occasionally broken custom fighters throw down, especially when the AI can’t figure out what it’s doing.

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Been bimbling my way through Destroy All Humans.

Quite nice to have a mission based game once in a while, rather than my usual open world rampages. It’s the PS2 version on the PS4, rather than a remaster. Still holds up today as a rather daft shoot em up.

I particularly enjoy that after I’ve had to behave to get a mission completed, I can then have a proper rampage, blowing up whatever I like without needing to return to the Mothership.

So I guess it is kind of open world in its way.

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Was playing Total War Warhammer 2 with a friend. The ikit claw and settra Bro-ship for life co-op team. I have about 23 territories (and 4 additional under-cities) and he has 33 so far.

He's taken out maybe a couple armies so far while i think i've taken out maybe 5. I'm trying to have 5 slave armies on top of my 3 normal armies so they can raid for food and help my food economy.

I'm finally returning to the southern part of my empire because all the greenskin armies and most of their territories in the north seem destroyed.

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I've been playing some Hearts of Iron IV. Decided to give myself a challenge so did an Ethiopia game. Managed to survive the initial Italian onslaught by holing up in the mountains in the centre of the country and just enduring as the Italian forces ground themselves down trying to attack me until they were weak enough that I could counter attack (by which point I probably had the greatest general in the world stats-wise from all the XP he had accumulated and had inflicted around 750k casualties on Italy).

Unfortunately wasn't able to push them out completely before they joined the Axis, so wasn't able to use the force peace decision against them and ended up being pulled into WW2 where I helped Britain defend/reclaim North Africa, dragged Vichy France into it proper by attacking them in Central Africa and helped liberate Bulgaria and Greece. Somehow managed to snag a load of Germany in the resulting peace conference, which solved the resources issue I'd been facing the entire game

Now at war with Japan, just pushed them out of India and about to link up with the Chinese forces, hopefully encircling a load of Japanese divisions in the process. Am also working on my nuclear program, but will need to research a plane to drop them from

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Picked up Psychonauts 2. It's... disgustingly good. The levels are wild and endlessly imaginative, the writing is on point with fantastic voice acting. The general themes of mental health conveyed in both level design and enemy types are fantastic. The ability for this game to pick up 16 years later as if nothing happened and to feel both a little retro and remarkably modern is just impressive. Every year I feel like I'm just not into videogames anymore and every year there's one game that reminds me why I love them. I think this is pretty safely that game for me this year.
   
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 A Town Called Malus wrote:
I've been playing some Hearts of Iron IV. Decided to give myself a challenge so did an Ethiopia game.


Hah. Nice! I tried it a couple of times back when I was still figuring the game out, and got wiped out pretty much instantly.

It's definitely a difficult start.
   
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@a town called malus: Yeah but it's Italy which was basically the laughing stock of the entire axis faction in ww2. I don't know how HoI4 works but if it's anything like real life Italian nationalism probably died due to sheer embarrassment trying to wipe away the shame of their past. Seriously I'd white wash my history of success in the war too if i came across as such an embarrassing failure.

I'm not trying to say this as an insult to Italy. Honestly I kinda feel bad for em. It's like watching that wargamer that always loses getting so distraught at always losing that you just want to play them and lose to them on purpose just to make them feel better.

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