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SupCom2 got me all happy, then I played the demo. Didn't like the demo (for reasons stated in the other thred) Thus went back to SC1's UEF campaign.

 

I love an economy like this:

 

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... Dang it resized. THe original is bigger with a 434 income of metal and 28k income of energy (I had two strat nuke silos waiting and a pile of things drawing off the power grid.)

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Victor of the 5 year fan fic competition!

 

Kevin Butler will awesome your face off.

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Playing A Farewell to Dragons - russian RPG, party based, tons of statistics, real time with pause combat - vaguely tries to copy Arcanum (as in its steampunk - kinda).

 

Sometimes I'm reminded how horrible reviewing games can be. Crap graphics, crap level design, crap sound, broken dialogue, I've no idea what the story is about or who the hell the characters are two hours into the game. :lol:

 

 

I'm a contributor for a local magazine... and I got slated to review it *shrugs*

 

At least I'll be getting Metro 2033 as well when it comes out...

The unreviewable reviews are the best reviews.

I remember a review of some crap WWI strategy game:

When I heard the Austro-Hungarian Monarchian Flamethrower's "Whju wonts sum fire?" I reacted with intense uninstallation.

 

-Cons: Ugly as hell, sounds awful, gameplay sucks

 

-Pros: Uninstalls in 10 seconds

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The unreviewable reviews are the best reviews.

One local magazine had a funny review of Fight Club. There wasn't any text review at all and they didn't give any points to it, there was just three pictures and a summary:

 

"The first rule of Fight Club is: you do not talk about Fight Club"

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Sonic and Sega All-Stars Racing.

 

It's weird how, being so cynical, I'm enjoying this. Playing across its colourful and Sega blue sky stages, with its selection of characters from their past games, I think it's quite telling - moreso of me, perhaps - that fun is a more noticeable imperative than "let's squeeze some bucks out of these nostalgic suckers". When the game's breathing down your neck, with its racers hunting you down at high speeds and shoving missiles up your exhaust pipe or sending homing boxing gloves against your chassis, you get the feeling there was a conscious decision to not let it sink into franchise hubris. Yes, you can tell Sonic's past has perhaps influenced the roster too much. Robotnik is a given, sure, but one could do without the furries that parade alongside him. I suppose the subhumans who create communities to speak about their dreams of matrimony with Sonic or Amy (or, God help us, both) are technically considered a "market". Thankfully the game shines in how it manages to pay respect even to the characters and their games, from character animations and their poses as they win races, to the thematic tracks that range from Sonic to House of the Dead to the neons of Jet Set Radio. You can unlock - read: buy - characters from past games. So on one hand, I feel dirty for having "bought" Ulala. On the other, I'm pimping out Ryo from Shenmue in every track I can.

 

I can't say I'm enjoying it as much I enjoyed Outrun 2006: Coast to Coast or Burnout Paradise. But then, it's not meant to be a game about taking your girlfriend places or building a temple to car crash porn: it's revivalism for people who didn't know something needed to be revived in them.

 

I'm always up for something that stirrs my insides. Except bowel movement. So, SaSASR - not bowel movement, then. More like hyperventilating at the roller coaster of my youth.

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Sonic and Sega All-Stars Racing.

 

It's weird how, being so cynical, I'm enjoying this. Playing across its colourful and Sega blue sky stages, with its selection of characters from their past games, I think it's quite telling - moreso of me, perhaps - that fun is a more noticeable imperative than "let's squeeze some bucks out of these nostalgic suckers". When the game's breathing down your neck, with its racers hunting you down at high speeds and shoving missiles up your exhaust pipe or sending homing boxing gloves against your chassis, you get the feeling there was a conscious decision to not let it sink into franchise hubris. Yes, you can tell Sonic's past has perhaps influenced the roster too much. Robotnik is a given, sure, but one could do without the furries that parade alongside him. I suppose the subhumans who create communities to speak about their dreams of matrimony with Sonic or Amy (or, God help us, both) are technically considered a "market". Thankfully the game shines in how it manages to pay respect even to the characters and their games, from character animations and their poses as they win races, to the thematic tracks that range from Sonic to House of the Dead to the neons of Jet Set Radio. You can unlock - read: buy - characters from past games. So on one hand, I feel dirty for having "bought" Ulala. On the other, I'm pimping out Ryo from Shenmue in every track I can.

 

I can't say I'm enjoying it as much I enjoyed Outrun 2006: Coast to Coast or Burnout Paradise. But then, it's not meant to be a game about taking your girlfriend places or building a temple to car crash porn: it's revivalism for people who didn't know something needed to be revived in them.

 

I'm always up for something that stirrs my insides. Except bowel movement. So, SaSASR - not bowel movement, then. More like hyperventilating at the roller coaster of my youth.

Never been a fan of kart racers, but I have to say I'm getting a bit of nostalgic excitement over Sonic 4.

http://www.gametrailers.com/video/debut-tr...onic-4-ep/61578

Sonic 3 + Sonic & Knuckles combined was, imho, the pinnacle of side scrolling platformers. :lol:

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I was much more of a Sonic CD fan, though, but Sonic 3/Knuckles were pretty good too (also: pinnacle of scrolling platformers were Super Metroid and Super Mario Bros. 3 :lol: ).

 

Sonic 4... Only thing so far that doesn't gel well with me is the running animation. Still in development, of course, so we'll see.

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The unreviewable reviews are the best reviews.

One local magazine had a funny review of Fight Club. There wasn't any text review at all and they didn't give any points to it, there was just three pictures and a summary:

 

"The first rule of Fight Club is: you do not talk about Fight Club"

 

That's even better than the one I've preferred so far: "I'm not sure if this movie is a sick joke or sheer brilliance." :)

You're a cheery wee bugger, Nep. Have I ever said that?

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Finished Heavy Rain, twice. Writing a review on it, actually. It's a good game, but it has a very slow start, some major plot holes, and more bugs than any game I've played on the PS3 since Lair.

 

Good thing I chose this time to write the review since my copies of the God of War Collection or MAG wouldn't have worked anyways.

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That wasn't the problem. Geralt refusing to attack was.

 

Have you patched it up to the final version? The patch that removed DRM introduced some occasional kinks with the combat. Curiously the version I played 1.2 didn't have those issues.

 

Still it should be a rare problem. I'm playing TW on hard now and its not really an issue.

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I've got 1.4.

 

There's no real problem anymore, though I expected things to be a bit... smoother.

Combatants sliding into position on attack vs not sliding 'cause a barghest tail is in the way, that kind of thing.

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You can always, you know, not review them...

 

What's with the Dragon-fest lately? We have Dragon Age, Ego Draconis, A Farewell to Dragons. Can't they die along with elves and dwarves?

 

The fantasy genre keeps taking one step forward and two steps back.

 

Drakensang.

 

I don't know about games, but books with the word 'dragon' in the title or a dragon on the cover tend to sell well.

 

Also, I've heard from a very reliable source that you are, in fact, a balloon humping bunny. Would you like to respond to that allegation?

"When is this out. I can't wait to play it so I can talk at length about how bad it is." - Gorgon.

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Drakensang.

 

I don't know about games, but books with the word 'dragon' in the title or a dragon on the cover tend to sell well.

 

Also, I've heard from a very reliable source that you are, in fact, a balloon humping bunny. Would you like to respond to that allegation?

Lies and slander!

 

Although, I have heard some, shall we say incriminating, things about mr 213374U...

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I don't know about games, but books with the word 'dragon' in the title or a dragon on the cover tend to sell well.

 

During the Mardi Gras costume competition in my elementary school, always that person/class won first prize who dressed up as devils. Go figure.

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In other news, finally got the hang of combat in The Witcher, just took ~4 deaths.

 

Not mine of course. Vesna's.

Knock down them thugs using Aard, and Vesna will one-shot them with her puny dagger. Always amusing.

The ending of the words is ALMSIVI.

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